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 on the left to find out more!

News! (News Archive)

Spring 2017: May 19. Becky Alexander gives a talk in the department colloquium. May 17. Lei’s paper is published on line in Nature!  The print version will be available June 1.  Read about it herehere, here, here, here, and here) May 1-4: Qianjie Chen, Hannah Horowitz and Jingyuan Shao present their work at the 8th International GEOS-Chem Users’ Meeting in Cambridge, MA.  April 24: High-school student Arielle Isaacs begins her 5-week internship in our group. Welcome Arielle! April 19: Becky Alexander gives a talk at the CATCH (the Cryosphere and Atmospheric Chemistry) Workshop in Guyancourt, France.  April 3: New postdoctoral fellow Hannah Horowitz arrives at the UW.  Welcome Hannah!

Winter 2017: February 3: Becky Alexander gives an invited seminar at the University of Rochester.  January 24-25: Qianjie Chen and John Robinson present their work at the meeting of the American Meteorological Society in Seattle.

Autumn 2016: December 12-16: Qianjie Chen presents his research at the AGU meeting in San Francisco, CA.  December 8: Qianjie Chen passes his general exam. November 15: Visiting Ph.D. student from Peking University, Jingyuan Shao, arrives at the UW.  Welcome Jingyuan! October 4: Becky Alexander gives a keynote talk at the 8th International Symposium on Isotopomers in Nantes France.  October 1: Maria’s paper is accepted to Atmos. Chem. Phys.September 27: Becky Alexander gives a presentation at the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC) project meeting in Breckenridge, CO.

Summer 2016: August 24: Qianjie Chen’s paper is accepted to ACP!  July 19: Becky Alexander gives a talk at the Telluride Gas-Phase Atmospheric Chemistry meeting. July 1: Becky Alexander gives a talk at the Goldschmidt conference in Yokohama, Japan. June 27: John Robinson goes to the National Ice Core Laboratory in Denver, CO to prepare WAIS Divide samples for shipment to the UW.

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!

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)