Luciano is a chemical engineer and a citizen scientist who is currently a technical advisor at the Scientific Research Commission of the Province of Buenos Aires, where he trains professionals and conducts research to create knowledge and develop practical solutions for the benefit of citizens.

He engages with high school students through the development of PM sensors, explaining what particulate matter means and emphasizing its health impacts as part of the project ‘ConCiencia Joven, Aire Limpio’ (Young Conscience, Clean Air). The goal is to reach a broader community through these students, encouraging them to take essential measures to address air pollution.

Expanding this project to more schools and community colleges with the sole objective of involving a larger community that will put forth a proposal to the local government authorities. This proposal will make suggestions for the incorporation of new rules, regulations, or modifications to existing ones at the municipal level that promotes increase in air quality monitoring, emissions control at source and other measures to improve the local environment.

Country Profile (Argentina): Opportunity Score 10.2 (High): Annual average PM2.5 levels are more than 2 times the WHO Guideline. There is no public PM2.5 data produced by the government, but there is a national ambient air quality standard for PM2.5.