May 15, 2021:

The pioneering contributions to explain the effect of airborne transmission on COVID-19 were covered by Phys.Org on May 15, 2021.

April 5, 2021:

The lab presents 3 talks by Arif, Sohel and Marcelo to the Environmental Chemistry Division at the ACS National Meeting.

January 6, 2021:

A new paper about the modes of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and the factors influencing the airborne transmission is published in the Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health as a part of the Special Issue of Feature Papers in Environmental Science and Engineering, A press article on January 14 by The Guardian comments on the research.

November 25, 2020:

The original article "An Overview of the Effect of Bioaerosol Size in COVID-19 Transmission" is accepted for publication in the International Journal of Health Planing and Management.

November 25, 2020:

Sohel and Marcelo contribute a new paper accepted for publication in Environmental Science and Technology as part of a collaboration with Canadian colleagues: "Dark iron-catalyzed reactions in acidic and viscous aerosol systems efficiently form secondary brown carbon" by H.A. Al-Abadleh, M.S. Rana, W. Mohammed, and M.I. Guzman.

November 9, 2020:

The first Special Issue focused on Atmospheric Measurements with Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) is now completely available for free in Atmosphere and a synopsis in provided at DOI: 10.3390/atmos11111208. PDF

October 29, 2020:

We are proud of group alumnus Kayvon Ghayaumi, who completed a JD at George Washington University. Kayvon is the recipient of the Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck Award, and the Giles Rich National Competition. A feature article about Kayvon's path from Chemistry to Law is available online.

October 13, 2020:

Work on heterogeneous oxidations of wildfire emissions published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry A ( is covered by Phys.Org and UKnow.

September 15: 2020:

Congratulations Sohel for the acceptance of the article "Oxidation of phenolic aldehydes by ozone and hydroxyl radical at the air-water interface" to the Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2020), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c05944

July 16, 2020:

The article "Reactivity of Ketyl and Acetyl Radicals from Direct Solar Actinic Photolysis of Aqueous Pyruvic Acid",, is highlighted by two journals, The Journal of Physical Chemistry A and ACS Earth & Space Chemistry, as part of the Virtual Special Issue on Atmospheric Chemistry Research:

May 1, 2020:

Tyler and Anna are the recipients of the Paul L. Corio Scholarship and the David W. and Eloise C. Young Scholarship, respectively. Congratulations!

April 24, 2020:

Tyler Vogel receives an honorable mention in the Spring 2020 Independent Research in Chemistry Video Competition for undergraduate students. Great job Tyler!

April 22, 2020:

Marcelo is honored to receive the Outstanding Graduate Student Mentoring Award from the College of Arts & Sciences.

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