Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Laboratory for Atmospheric Research

LAR Faculty and Staff

Jeremy Avise

Jeremy Avise
Adjunct Professor

global change impacts on regional air quality, regional photochemical modeling, secondary organic aerosol modeling, long-range transport of pollutants

Serena Chung

Serena Chung
Assistant Research Professor

air quality modeling, secondary aerosol modeling, aerosol radiative forcing, aerosol-climate interactions

Candice Claiborn

Candis Claiborn
Dean and Professor, CEA

sampling and characterization of atmospheric aerosols, receptor modeling, biosphere/atmosphere interactions, airborne particulate matter

Steve Edburg

Steve Edburg
Assistant Research Professor

atmospheric transport and dispersion, turbulence, biogeochemical cycling

Alex Guenther

Alex Guenther
Professor

biosphere-atmosphere interactions, trace gas and aerosol emission/deposition measurement and modeling, landcover/landuse characterization

Tom Jobson

Tom Jobson
Associate Professor

trace organic gases in the atmosphere, trace gas instrumentation, tropospheric photochemistry, biogeochemical cycling, global climate change

Brian Lamb

Brian Lamb
Regents Professor

regional grid modeling of photochemical air quality and wind-blown dust, application of atmospheric tracer techniques, biogenic emissions, 3D turbulence modeling, greenhouse gas emissions

Fok-Yan Leung

Fok-Yan Leung
Assistant Research Professor

transport and chemistry of boreal forest fire emissions using global chemical transport models (GEOS-CHEM) and satellite data (MISR)

Heping Liu

Heping Liu
Associate Professor

micrometeorology, boundary-layer meteorology, biosphere-atmosphere interactions and ecosystem-climate feedbacks

George Mount

George Mount
Professor Emeritus

radiative transfer, molecular physics, trace gas measurements in troposphere and stratosphere, atmospheric spectroscopy and instrumentation, remote sensing of the atmosphere using spectroscopic techniques

Shelley Pressley

Shelley Pressley
Assistant Research Professor

trace gas measurements, biosphere/atmosphere interactions, eddy covariance flux measurements, biogenic hydrocarbon emissions and modeling

Hal Westberg
Professor Emeritus

measurement of trace organic species in the atmosphere, mechanism of atmospheric oxidation reactions, greenhouse gas emissions

Tim VanReken

Tim VanReken
Assistant Professor

biogenic secondary organic aerosol formation, aerosol/cloud interactions, instrument development, ice nucleation theory

Joe Vaughan

Joe Vaughan
Assistant Research Professor

development of air quality modeling systems, and air quality forecast verification

Von Walden

Von Walden
Professor

remote sensing of the atmosphere, infrared spectroscopy, polar meteorology, regional climate change



Research/Technical Support Staff

  • Patrick O'Keeffe - field instrumentation, flux studies, data acquisition systems
  • Lee Bamesberger (Emeritus) - analytical instrumentation, computer operations
  • Jennifer Hinds - web support
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