Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present and Future

Our group studies how aerosol formation and the oxidative capacity of the atmosphere change in response to both climate change and anthropogenic activities.  Click on the links above to find out more!

News! (News Archive)

Winter 2016: March 7: Qianjie Chen gives a talk in the Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry Seminar.  February 11: Maria Zatko’s paper is accepted to Atmos. Chem. Phys.!  February 4: Visiting Ph.D. student Erwann Legendre arrives at the UW from  Sorbonne University in Paris, France.  Welcome Erwann!   January 28: Lei Geng is awarded a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship to work with Joel Savarino at the LGGE/CNRS in Grenoble, France.  Congratulations again Lei!   January 7: Lei Geng is awarded the “1000 Young Talent Program”, and will take a position at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, Anhui, China.  Congratulations Lei!

Fall 2015: New graduate student John Robinson arrives at the UW.  Welcome John!  December 20: Qianjie Chen gives a talk at Pacifichem 2015 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  November 6: Maria Zatko received the PNWIS-AWMA Excellence in Presentation for Young Professionals award at the Pacific Northwest International Section of the Air and Waste Management Association 55th Annual Conference!

Summer 2015: August 21: Claire Buysse gives a poster presentation on her work this summer for JISAO.  August 10: Maria Zatko successfully defends her Ph.D. dissertation.  Congratulations Maria!! August 3-7: Becky Alexander presents Qianjie Chen’s work at the Gordon Research Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry in Waterville Valley, NH.  July 20: Ploy’s paper is published in ACP.  July 14: Visiting undergraduate student “Susan” Chenyun Su arrives at the UW from the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China.  Welcome Susan!  June 22: A warm welcome to our JISAO undergraduate summer intern Claire Buysse!

Spring 2015:  June 15: Lei Geng’s paper is accepted to GRL! May 15: Lauren Easley presents her research at the UW Undergraduate Research Symposium. May 5: Becky Alexander and Loretta Mickley’s (Harvard) review paper is published on line in Current Pollution Reports.  See our publications page for more information. May 4-7: Maria Zatko gives a talk and Qianjie Chen and Becky Alexander (stepping in for Lei Geng) give a poster at the 7th International GEOS-Chem Users’ Meeting (IGC7) in Cambridge, MA.  May 2-9: Lei Geng gives an invited talk at the New Generation of Polar Researchers (NGPR) Leadership Symposium in Catalina Island, CA. April 6:  Qianjie Chen passes his Ph.D. qualifying (COGS) exam.  Congratulations Qianjie!  March 21: Becky Alexander gives a talk at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, Anhui, China.

Contact information: 

University of Washington

408 ATG Building / Box 351640

Seattle, WA 98195-1640

206-543-0164 (Becky’s office)

206-543-0308 (fax)

206-543-6327 (IsoLab)