Distinguished Professor and Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry

Research Interests:

  • Marine biology impacts on clouds and climate
  • Air-sea exchange
  • Climate change
  • Heterogeneous chemistry
  • Aerosol-cloud interactions
  • On-line analysis of aerosol mixing state
  • Radiative forcing of aerosols
  • Development of analytical tools for particle analysis
  • Education and outreach activities for the public
  • Improvement of weather forecast models
  • Impacts of long range transport on regional climate in California (CalWater)


  • B.S., University of California, Davis
  • Ph.D., University of California, Davis