Category Archives: Research

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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Weather Station and Stationary Camera installed!

The infinite patience and persistence of Wolfgang Nadler has paid off.  We now have an operational weather station (support funding from the College of Arts and Sciences – THANK YOU!) and stationary camera atop Disque Hall. The Vaisala weather station … Continue reading

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The Atmosphere as Laboratory: Lecture at PPPL’s Science on Saturday

I recently gave a public lecture as part of the Science on Saturday program for the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab.  The Science on Saturday program, now in it’s 30th year, is a great venue for researchers to share their passion … Continue reading

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Marcellus Shale research presented at American Geophysical Union Conference

Ph.D. student Doug Goetz presents his work on Site Specific Emission Characterization of Marcellus Shale Development using Fast Mobile Measurements at the 2013 Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco.  Doug has put substantial work and time into calculating emission factors … Continue reading

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Presentations by DeCarlo Group at AAAR 2013

Second year graduate student, Anita Johnson, presented her research on the characterization of the mini-AMS at the 2013 AAAR annual conference in Portland Oregon. The mini-AMS has also been used to characterize the transport of outdoor particles to the indoor … Continue reading

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Guan-Yu (Sam) Lin joins the group

 Guan-Yu Lin (Sam) joined the DeCarlo Research group at the beginning of September. Guan-Yu earned his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.  He joins the group with a Postdoctoral Research Abroad Fellowship from the National … Continue reading

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SP-AMS has arrived!

    The SP-AMS, acquired from an NSF MRI (Award: 1229298), has arrived at Drexel.  Ed Fortner from Aerodyne is pictured here instructing Drexel Graduate students on calibration procedures and general use principles of the SP-AMS.  We’re very excited to add … Continue reading

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