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Dr. DeCarlo gets early career research award from College of Engineering

Dr. DeCarlo was recently awarded the “Outstanding Early Career Research Achievement Award” from the College of Engineering.  It’s always an honor to have the work of the group recognized at the college level.  Read more here: http://drexel.edu/engineering/news-events/archive/2018/June/coe-awards-ceremony/

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Erin Katz receives 2 awards from Chemistry Department!

At the annual College of Arts and Sciences Award Ceremony, Erin Katz was the recipient of 2 awards from the Department of Chemistry.  Great to see all your hard work recognized.  Congratulations Erin!

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Ben Werden receives Koerner Family Award

Ben Werden was awarded the Koerner Family Award in 2018 as the representative from the Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Department.  This award recognizes the importance and quality of Ben’s graduate work.  Congratulations Ben!

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Third-hand smoke paper published in Science Advances

The DeCarlo group’s work on third hand smoke in non-smoking environments was just published in Science Advances.  During this work, we found that third-hand smoke, or the residue of cigarette smoke left behind on surfaces, can contribute a significant fraction … Continue reading

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Anita Avery defends her Ph.D.

Anita Avery successfully defended her Ph.D.!!! Anita’s work focused on indoor and outdoor measurements of aerosol composition which provides a better understand the processing of aerosol particles as they are transported from outdoors to indoors.  It also allows for the … Continue reading

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Doug Goetz defends his Ph.D.

On Feb 14, 2017 Doug Goetz successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis and became the first Ph.D. from the DeCarlo Group.  His research focused on characterization on the emissions from the natural gas development in Pennsylvania. Papers on Marcellus: Goetz et … Continue reading

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Antarctica Bound!

It’s NSF official (Award 1341492)!!  The DeCarlo group in collaboration with researchers from the University of Colorado are heading to Antarctica to measure aerosols in the Antarctic spring/summer.  We’ll be taking our Aerosol Mass Spectrometer (Aerodyne Research Inc.), a new … Continue reading

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Ozone and NO2 time-lapse in Philly

Back by popular demand, more time-lapse Philly movies with Air Quality relevant measurements. This video was made for a presentation at the Franklin Institute to STEM Scholars, a group of STEM minded high students in the city of Philadelphia. It’s … Continue reading

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Doug Goetz Receives Koerner Award

Doug Goetz from the DeCarlo group was selected as a 2014 recipient of the Koerner Award in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering.  He was selected for this award based on his outstanding reasearch on Air Emissions from … Continue reading

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Dr. DeCarlo gives talk at Unconventional Natural Gas Development Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. DeCarlo was invited to give a short presentation on air quality impacts associated with unconventional natural gas development.  The Symposium was well attended by local researchers, regulatory officials, industrial groups, elected officials, community groups, and medical professionals.  There was good … Continue reading

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