Arantza Fernandez, Ph.D.

Work Titles
Ph.D., University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
B.S., University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

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(310) 825-9576

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UCLA School of Public Health
650 Charles E. Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Detailed Biography:

Dr. Eiguren-Fernandez is an Adjunct Assistant Professor. She joined the department after working as a member of the Southern California Particle Center for 10 years. Prior to that, she obtained a Bachelor Degree in Marine Sciences and a Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain). She is a member of the External Advisory Committee for the “Institute of the Millennium of Energy and Environment: biofuels for a sustainable development (IMEAm)” in Brazil and the American Association for Aerosol Research.


A selected list of publications:

Arantzazu Eiguren-Fernandez, Masaru Shinyashiki, Debra A. Schmitz, Emma DiStefano, William Hinds, Yoshito Kumagai, Arthur K. Cho, and John R. Froines   Redox and Electrophilic Properties of Vapor- and Particle-Phase components of Ambient Aerosols, Environmental Research, 2010; 110(3): 207-212.
Arantzazu Eiguren-Fernandez and Antonio H. Miguel   Spark Ignition Vehicle Contributions to Atmospheric Fine Elemental Carbon Concentrations in Coastal, Rural and Urban Communities Using Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Tracers in the CMB Model Modified for Reactivity, Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, 2009; 20(7): 1358-1364.
Arantzazu Eiguren-Fernandez, Antonio H. Miguel, Emma Di Stefano, Debra A. Schmitz, Arthur K. Cho, Suresh Thurairatnam, Ed L. Avol and John R. Froines   Atmospheric Distribution of Gas- and Particle-Phase Quinones in Southern California, Aerosol Science & Technology, 2008; 42(10): 854-861 .
Yifang Zhu, Arantzazu Eiguren-Fernandez, William Hinds and Antonio H.   In-vehicle exposure to ultrafine particles on Los Angeles freeways, Environmental Science and Technology, 2007; 41: 2138-2145 .
Rong Lu, Jun Wu, Richard Turco, Arthur Winer, Roger Atkinson, Janet Arey, Suzanne Paulson, Fred Lurmann, Antonio H. Miguel, Arantzazu Eiguren-Fernandez   Naphthalene Distributions and Human Exposure in the South Coast Air Basin, Atmospheric Environment , 2005; 39(3): 489-507 .
C. Venkataraman, G. Habib, A. Eiguren-Fernandez, A.H. Miguel and S.K. Friedlander   Residential biofuels in South Asia: carbonaceous aerosol emissions and climate impacts, Science , 2005; 307(5714): 1454-1456 .
Ning Li, Jawed Alam, M. Indira Venkatesan, Arantza Eiguren-Fernandez, Debra Schmitz, Emma Di Stefano, Ndaisha Slaughter, Erin Killeen Xiaorong Wang, Aaron Huang, Meiying Wang, Antonio H. Miguel, Arthur Cho, Constantinos Sioutas, Andre E. Nel   Nrf2 is a Key Transcription Factor that Regulates Antioxidant Defense in Macrophages and Epithelial Cells: Protecting Against the Pro-inflammatory and Oxidizing Effects of Diesel Exhaust Chemicals, Journal of Immunology , 2004; 173(5): 3467-3481.

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