Category Archives: Research

People + Ozone = more particle mass

Dr. Anita Avery published the final paper of her Ph.D. work in the DeCarlo group. This work analyzes measurements made in a classroom, and links occupancy to decreases in ozone (seen before by other researchers), and subsequent addition of particle … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 AGU meeting presentations by DeCarlo Group

AGU 2018 Fall meeting starts with a presentation by Ben Werden a Ph.D. Candidate in the DeCarlo group discussing the Nepal Ambient Monitoring and Source Testing Experiment Wed 16:13-16:27 https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm18/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/397604 Presentations continue with 3 simultaneous posters on Thursday 8AM noon: 1) … Continue reading

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Op-ed on Methane leakage in Pennsylvania and beyond

Dr. DeCarlo authored an op-ed in the Morning Call on the importance of curtailing methane emissions from natural gas operations.  This op-ed includes a discussion of methane measurement results by Dr. Doug Goetz when he was a Ph.D. student in … Continue reading

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Dr. DeCarlo selected as Highly Cited Research for 5th year

In the annual list of Highly Cited Researchers compiled by Clarivate Analytics, Dr. DeCarlo was selected for his publication record in the field of Geosciences.  This marks the 5th consecutive year for the honor.  It is a tribute to all … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research Award from Eastern Analytical Symposium given to Erin Katz

Erin Katz was selected to receive and Undergraduate Research Award from the Eastern Analytical Symposium for her outstanding work on Indoor Aerosols.  As part of the Award, Erin attended the symposium and presented her research as part of the HOMEChem … Continue reading

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Blowing Snow as a particle source in Antarctica (and more…)

Michael Giordano, Ph.D. led a team of authors from Drexel, University of Colorado, and University of Michigan on a new paper from the DeCarlo Group on the results of the 2ODIAC campaign in Antarctica. During 2 separate measurement seasons, we … Continue reading

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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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