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Dr. Gabriel Isaacman-VanWertz

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Research in Dr. Isaacman-VanWertz’s group focuses on understanding the chemical transformations of reactive organic compounds in the atmosphere – their physicochemical properties, their fate in the environment, and their impacts on ecosystems and populations. A major focus of his lab is the development of new methods and approaches to study atmospheric composition by developing both state-of-the-art research instrumentation and lower-cost tools to make atmospheric measurements more widely available. His group uses these tools to study the composition and formation of organic particles and gases in indoor and outdoor air, the impacts of human emissions on formation and transformation of atmospheric components, and the transport of atmospheric components into other environments.