Category Archives: Research

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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CLEAR PM makes its debut

As part of the Franklin Institute’s Climate Urban Systems Partnership, we were invited to take our Particle measurement and display system to the Lutheran Settlement House in the New Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.  The maiden voyage of the particle display … Continue reading

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Welcome Lindsey Klinge

Lindsey Klinge joined the DeCarlo research group in January 2013.  Lindsey has a BA in Chemistry and Mathematics from Purchase College (SUNY).  She is a PhD student in Analytical Chemistry, and will be working on research involving black carbon containing particles.

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Marcellus Air Quality Research

A team of researchers from Drexel University and Aerodyne Research joined forces in the Marcellus Shale Region of Pennsylvania. The goals of the EPRI sponsored study were to both characterize the regional background atmospheric composition in the Marcellus Region, and … Continue reading

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Marcellus Shale Field Trip written up in EXEL magazine

Drexel University’s research magazine XCEL, published an article on the Marcellus Shale Research at Drexel University.  Photos in the article come from a field trip taken by faculty and students from Drexel’s Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Department as well … Continue reading

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Coming soon: SP-AMS and other aerosol measurement tools

The National Science Foundation recently funded our proposal to acquire an Aerodyne Soot-Particle Aerosol Mass Spectrometer (SP-AMS) (Award ID: 1229298).  The acquisition of the SP-AMS will create opportunities for cutting edge aerosol research not only in Philadelphia, but also in … Continue reading

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