Group Members

Peter DeCarlo, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering and Chemistry

Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science, 2007 University of Colorado

Research Interests: Chemical and size characterization of aerosols (particulates), atmospheric aerosols, urban and regional air pollution, natural gas impacts to atmospheric composition, atmospheric chemistry, and aerosol mass spectrometry.

Email: Phone: 215-895-2345 Twitter: @ProfPeteD



Ph.D Students

Henry Colby

Ph.D. Studentin Chemistry

B.S. Chemistry Lafayette College

Research Interests: Atmospheric Chemistry, Indoor Chemistry



Laya Raj

Ph.D. Student in Environmental Engineering

M.S. Civil, Engineering

Research Interests: Air pollution data analysis



Benjamin Werden

Ph.D. Student in Environmental Engineering

B.S. Computer Engineering, SUNY Binghamton

Research Interests: Air pollution monitoring, indoor and outdoor air quality, atmospheric aerosols contribution to climate change, urban and regional air pollution monitoring systems, real time atmospheric composition mapping, and aerosol mass spectrometry.

Email: Twitter: @BenWerden


MS Students

Laura Ampollini


M.S.. Student in Environmental Engineering


B.S. Environmental Engineering, University of Bologna


Research project: Indoor ammonia measurements and modeling




Undergraduate Researchers

 Erin Katz BS Student class of 2019 at Drexel in Chemistry

Research projects: HOMEChem, Indoor Aerosol characterization, Salt measurements and 3D printer measurements with Aerosol Mass Spectrometry

Email:  Twitter:@erinkatz_


Group Alumni

Michael Giordano, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist
Now at Creteil, France 

Twitter: @MikeGiordanoPhD


Doug Goetz 2018 Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering
Now at Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics – University or Colorado – Boulder

 Anita Johnson Avery 2018 Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering
Now at Aerodyne Research Inc.

Twitter: @AtmosAvery


Guan-Yu Lin, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Researcher At Drexel Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering 2010 from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Lindsey Klinge M.S. Chemistry from Drexel University
Now at Bayer Inc.

 George Keighton BS 2015 Chemistry Drexel University