Opportunities to Reduce Vehicle Emissions at Land Border Crossings between the US and Mexico: Case Study at the Mariposa Port of Entry

Janet Reyna

ORISE Fellow, US Department of Energy

Dr. Janet Reyna is an ORISE Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office where she supports the Building Energy Modeling program.  Her research interests include urban scale energy modeling and environmental impact assessment.  Dr. Reyna has a Ph.D. Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering from Arizona State University, a Master's from the same program, as well as a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University.


Vehicle border crossings between the United States and Mexico generate significant amounts of air pollution, which can pose health threats to personnel at the land ports of entry (POEs) as well as drivers, pedestrians, and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Janet Reyna (ORISE Fellow, US Department of Energy)
  2. Sravani Vadlamani (Arizona State University)
  3. Mikhail Chester (Arizona State University)
  4. Yingyan Lou (Arizona State University)

Topic Areas

• Sustainable energy systems , • Infrastructure systems, the built environment, and smart and connected infrastructure , • Public policy and governance


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