Former Group Members



Visiting Scholars

Max

Max Bangert
Ph.D. Student, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Diploma in Meteorology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, 2008

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Office: ES&T 3372
Phone: (404) 385-4695

Christos

Christos Giannaros
Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, current
M.Sc. in Environmental Physics, Dept. of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2014
B.S. in Physics, Dept. of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2011

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae
Office: ES&T 3174
Phone: (404) 385-4695

Home Institution: Aristotle Univeristy of Thessaloniki, Greece
Filio

Garyfalia (Filio) Marougianni
Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, current
M.Sc. in Environmental Physics, Dept. of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2010
B.S. in Physics, Dept. of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2008

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae
Office: ES&T 3174
Phone: (404) 385-4695
Noene

Noenne Prisle
Finnish Academy post-doctoral researcher, University of Helsinki, Finland, current
Post-doctoral researcher, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Kuopio, Finland, 2012
Ph.D. in Atmospheric Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2009
B.Sc. in Theoretical Physics, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, 2004

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Home Institution: University of Helsinki

Postdoctoral Scholars & Researchers

Samantha

Samantha Waters, Dreyfus Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

co-advised with Dr.Konstantinos Konstantinidis (CEE)

Ph.D. in Microbiology, University of Florida, 2014
B.S. in General Biology, University of Central Florida, 2006

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Georgia at Athens.

Kalliopi

Kalliopi Violaki
Ph.D. in Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, University of Crete, Greece, 2009
M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences, University of Crete, Greece, 2009
B.S. in Chemistry (Analytical and Environmental Chemistry Track) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2002

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Current Position: Marie-Curie Fellow, CNR, France.
Vlassis

Vlassis Karydis
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece, 2009
M.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece, 2006
Dipl. Ing. in Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece, 2004

co-advised with Dr.Armistead Russell (CEE)
Research Overview, Curriculum vitae


Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Max Plank Institute, Mainz, Germany.

Nicholas

Nicholas Meskhidze
Ph.D. in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003
M.S. in Environmental Management, International Centre for the Environmental Management and Planning, Tbilisi, Georgia, 1996
Diploma Physics, Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia, 1993

Research Overview, Homepage

Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University.

Tomi

Tomi Raatikainen
Ph.D. in Physics, University of Kuopio, Finland, 2009
M.S. in Physics, University of Kuopio, Finland, 2003
B.S. in Physics, University of Kuopio, Finland, 2002

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Current Position: Senior Scientist, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland.

Rafaella

Rafaella Sotiropoulou
Ph.D. in Environmental Science, University of the Aegean, Greece, 2005
B.S. in Environmental Science, University of the Aegean, Greece, 1999

Research Overview, Homepage

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Kozani, Greece .

Alexandra

Alexandra Tsimpidi
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece, 2009
M.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece, 2006
Dipl. Ing. in Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece, 2004

co-advised with Dr.Armistead Russell (CEE)
Research Overview, Curriculum vitae


Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Max Plank Institute, Mainz, Germany.


Ph.D. Graduate Students

Akua
Akua Asa-Awuku
Ph.D. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008
BS in Chemical Engineering, Massachussets Institute of Technology, 2003

Thesis title: Characterizing water-soluble organic aerosol and their effects on cloud droplet formation: Interactions of carbonaceous matter with water vapor

Research Overview, Homepage

Current Position: Associate Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland
Donifan

Donifan Barahona
Ph.D. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010
MS in Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, 2005
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, National University of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia, 2002

Thesis title: On the representation of Aerosol-Cloud Interactions in Atmospheric Models

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae, Homepage

Current Position: Civil Servant, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD.
Shannon

Shannon Capps
Ph.D. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012 (co-advised with Dr.Armistead Russell)
BE in Chemical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 2007


Thesis title: Advanced Sensitivity Analysis Techniques for Atmospheric Chemistry Models: Development and Application.

Research Overview, Homepage

Current Position: Assistant Professor in Civil, Arcihectural and Env.Engineering, Drexel University.
Kate

Kate Cerully
Ph.D. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Minor in Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, 2008

Thesis title: Linking Aerosol Hygroscopicity, Volatility, and Oxidation With Cloud Condensation Nuclei Activity:
From Laboratory to Ambient Particles.


Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Current Position: Regional Sales Representative, TSI Inc.

Christos

Christos Fountoukis
Ph.D. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007
Diploma in Chemical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2002

Thesis title: Modeling aerosol–water interactions in subsaturated and supersaturated environments

Research Overview, Homepage

Current Position: Technical Team Leader, Atmospheric modeling, Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute

Wei-Chun

Wei-Chun Hsieh
Ph.D. in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009
MS in Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, 2004
BS in Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, 2002

Thesis title: Representing Droplet Size Distribution And Cloud Processes In Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interaction Studies.

Research Overview, Homepage

Current Position: Environmental Modeler, ENVIRON International Corporation, Novato, CA

Prashant

Prashant Kumar
Ph.D. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011 (co-advised with Dr.Irina Sokolik)
BE in Chemical Engineering,University of Bath, United Kingdom, 2006

Thesis title: Integrated approach towards understanding interactions of mineral dust aerosol with warm clouds.

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Current Position: Engineer, SABIC Industries

Sara

Sara Lance
Ph.D. in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007
BS in Chemical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2002

Thesis title: Quantifying compositional impacts of ambient aerosol on cloud droplet formation

Research Overview, Homepage

Current Position: Research Associate, SUNY-Albany

Terry

Terry Lathem
Ph.D. in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, 2012
B.S. in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007

Thesis title: On the Water Uptake of Atmospheric Aerosol Particles

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Current Position: Research Associate, Phillips 66, Bartlesville Research Center

Jack

Jack Lin
Ph.D. in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, 2016
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2009

Thesis title: Cloud Condensaton Nuclei spectra: Measurement techniques and ambient sampling in the SE US

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Oulou


Peng

Peng Liu
Ph.D. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, 2015 (co-advised with Dr.Armistead Russell)
M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, China, 2009
B.S. in Molecular Science and Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, China, 2007

Thesis title: Impact of Climate-Responsive Strategies on Future Air Quality under Climate Change
Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Environmental Protection Agency

Ricardo

Ricardo Morales
Ph.D. in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013
MS in Physics, los Andes University, Bogota, Colombia, 2008
BS in Physics (2006) and BE in Chemical Engineering (2007), los Andes University, Bogota, Colombia.

Thesis title: On the Representation of Subgrid-scale Phenomena and its Impact on Cloud Properties and Climate

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia

Rich

Richard Moore
Ph.D. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, 2011
MS in Chemical Engineering, Bucknell University, 2006
BS in Chemical Engineering, Bucknell University, 2004

Thesis title: Using Measurements of CCN Activity to Characterize the Mixing State, Chemical Composition, and Droplet Growth Kinetics of Atmospheric Aerosols to Constrain the Aerosol Indirect Effect

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Current Position: Research Scientists, NASA Langley

Luz

Luz Padro
Ph.D. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009
BS in Chemical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2004

Thesis title: Towards an understanding of the cloud formation potential of carbonaceous
aerosol: laboratory and field studies


Research Overview

Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Tufts University


M.S. Graduate Students

Andrew

Andrew Mudd
BS in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006

Thesis title: Impact of organosulfur aqueous chemistry on the MS/NSS ratio and marine aerosol size distribution.

Research Overview

Arnaldo

Arnaldo Negron
M.Sc. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016
BS in Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, 2013

Thesis title: Understanding the Link Between Meteorology and Speciated Abundance of Bioaerosols in an Urban Environment

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Sara

Sara Purdue
M.Sc. in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016
B.S. in Meteorology and Mathematics, University of Miami, 2014

Thesis title: The Development and Utilization of a New Droplet Freezing Assay

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Ben

Benjamin Sheyko
M.Sc. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014
BS in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 2011

Thesis title: The development and application of sensitivity tools for investigating microphysical processes in atmospheric models

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Doug

Douglas Waldron
M.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Louisville, 2004

Thesis title: Specification of the Mutual Deliquescence Region in ISORROPIA, a Thermodynamic Equilibrium Model for Inorganic Atmospheric Aerosols

Thesis co-Advisor: Dr. Athanasios Nenes

Robyn

Robyn Williams
M.S. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005

Thesis title: Studies of Mixed-Phase Cloud Microphysics Using an in-Situ Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Platform


Undergraduate Students

Ryan

Ryan Morisson
BS in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005

Project title: Laboratory studies of single and multicomponent CCN activation.

Project Advisor: Dr. Athanasios Nenes

Rebecca

Rebecca Ugalde
BS in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006

Project title: Aerosol-cloud droplet closure study using in-situ data from the MASE field campaign.
Research Overview

Project Advisor: Dr. Athanasios Nenes


JulieC

Julie Castellanos
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Overview



Julie

Julie Simon
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Overview
e-mail: gtg208x@mail.gatech.edu

Terry

Terry Lathem
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Overview


Jalpa

Jalpa Patel
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Overview, Resume



Purvi

Purvi Patel
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Overview
e-mail: gtg884p@mail.gatech.edu


Pulin

Pulin Patel
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Overview



Jae

Chang Jae Pyo
BS in Civil & Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014
BS in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014


Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Daniel

Daniel Tkacik
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae



Molly

Molly Mclaughlin
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae



James

James Hite
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae



Shitian

Shitian Liu
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae
Office: ES&T 3372; ES&T 3180 (lab)
Phone: (404) 385-4695; (404) 385-4420 (lab)



Tianyu

Tianyu Shi
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Overview, Curriculum vitae
Office: ES&T 3372; ES&T 3180 (lab)
Phone: (404) 385-4695; (404) 385-4420 (lab)



Visitors (K-12 educators)

Nicole

Nicole Collins
Middle school science teacher, St. Francis Indian School, Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota
BA in Sociology, Gender Studies, Northwestern University, 2011

Summer Research Overview

Office: ES&T 3370; ES&T 3155 (lab)
Phone: (404) 385-4695; (404) 385-4420 (lab)

Laboratory Technicians

Jae

Nimmy Matthew
BS in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013


Research Overview, Curriculum vitae

Other links

Current Group Members

Nenes Group Main Webpage

Last modified: December 19, 2016