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)

Autumn 2017: December 11-15: Hannah Horowitz, Qianjie Chen and Jingyuan Shao present their work at the AGU meeting in New Orleans, LA.  December 7: Becky Alexander gives a talk at the IAMA conference in Davis, CA.  December 1: Alumna Maria Zatko was elected co-director of the board of the Puget Sound Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association.  November 3: Qianjie Chen successfully defends his Ph.D. thesis.  Congratulations Qianjie! October 16: Visiting student Sakiko Ishino from Tokyo Institute of Technology arrives at the UW.  Welcome Sakiko!

Summer 2017: September 15: Qianjie Chen gives a talk at the University of Michigan.  September 11: New graduate student Shuting Zhai arrives at the UW.  Welcome Shuting!  August 17: Laura Moore gives a presentation for JISAO on her summer research project.  July 31: Becky Alexander gives a poster presentation at the Gordon Research Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry in Sunday River, ME.  July 13: Today is science-a-thon sponsored by ESWN.  Check out Becky’s day on twitter @BeckySuess #DayOfScience. June 22: Qianjie’s paper is accepted to GRL! June 19: Laura Moore arrives at the UW for her summer research internship.  Welcome Laura!

Spring 2017: May 30. Arielle gives a talk about her internship experience with us at the Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences.  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, 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.

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)