Roland Leigh is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester and an NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellow. Roland specialises in air quality instrumentation, monitoring and modelling.
Roland’s primary research areas include:
- Air Quality Innovations - much of Roland’s research is targeted towards impact, and the application of new innovative technologies to air quality challenges.
- Climate Change Adaptation Technology - Roland’s current research is predominantly focused on urban management systems, with particular reference to transport and air quality.
- CityScan - The Pollution scanner - a novel instrument developed at the University of Leicester which uses scattered sunlight to measure concentrations of nitrogen dioxide over urban environments.
- uTRAQ - Integrated traffic and air quality management – the development of a dynamic traffic management system for optimising use of the road network whilst meeting growing demands to sustain high standards of air quality in urban environments.