Dr. Iyad Al-Attar is a mechanical engineer, an air filtration consultant, and an environmental enthusiast. He is also a visiting academic fellow in the school of aerospace, transport, and manufacturing at Cranfield University. He is the first associated consultant for EUROVENT Middle East for air quality and filtration affairs. Dr. Al-Attar received his engineering degrees from the University of Toronto, Kuwait University, and Loughborough University. His area of expertise is the performance of high-efficiency pleated filters for HVAC and land-based gas turbine applications with special emphasis on the chemical and physical characterization of airborne particles. He has authored number of articles on the subject and is an editorial member/referee in the Filtration Society (U.K.) and the Journal of Cleaner Production.