Kevin G. Ruano Hernandez is the air monitor technician and analyst at PSE Healthy Energy. In this role, he is responsible for crafting and deploying air quality sensors and engaging with communities potentially affected by nearby pollution sources. Hernandez serves as a member of the AB 617 Community Emissions Reductions Plan (CERP) steering committee and occupies a Youth Seat in the Bay Area Air Quality Management District Community Advisory Council.
Prior to joining PSE, Hernandez was a Junior Environmental Engineer at Ramboll where he conducted air monitoring analysis, pollution control, air quality permitting, and geospatial analyses. He also contributed as a Research Assistant for UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health, where he delved into indoor air pollution linked to gas stove usage. Kevin was also an Air Technician with Groundwork Richmond for the Air Rangers initiative, where he deployed and maintained budget-friendly air sensors in Richmond.