PhD positions in atmospheric chemistry and aerosol research

The University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
Closing date not provided

BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Atmospheric Science, Earth System Science, Physics, or other related fields. High academic standing, strong work ethics, good communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team are required. Those who have prior research experiences are encouraged to apply.
Research description
Atmospheric aerosol particles affect climate, air quality, and human health. New particle formation is the initial step in the chain reactions that lead to cloud formation but the mechanisms are not well understood. We conduct laboratory kinetics studies of aerosol formation from various chemical precursors including oxidation products of organic compounds, sulfuric acid, ammonia, and amines to understand how different chemical species affect aerosol formation and growth. State-of-the-art mass spectrometers and aerosol instruments are used in the experiments. For the group research, visit If you are interested in joining the group as a PhD student, please contact Dr. Shanhu Lee at Please include a CV, an undergraduate transcript, and the names of three references and their emails. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an AA-EO employer.


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