Neil Donahue, Editor-in-chief
Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Neil is the Thomas Lord University Professor of Chemistry in the Departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, where he directs the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research. He received an AB in Physics from Brown University, a PhD in Meteorology from MIT, and postdoctoral training in Chemical Kinetics at Harvard. His research interests span atmospheric chemistry, air quality, and climate, with a focus on radical-molecule reactivity, gas-phase reaction mechanisms, and the thermodynamics and microphysics of aerosol formation and growth. Donahue is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union and the American Association for Aerosol Research. He has won a number of awards including the Esselen and Pittsburgh awards from the American Chemical Society, the Charney Lectureship from the American Geophysical Union, and the Environmental Award from the Carnegie Institute of Science.
Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Dr Fu received her PhD in atmospheric chemistry from Harvard University in 2007. She is currently a professor at the School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology. Her research interests involve the sources, evolution, and impacts of atmospheric organics and how they may interact with climate change.
Recent research topics include: inverse modeling of the emissions of non-methane volatile organic compounds and organic aerosols using satellite and ground-based measurements; sources of PM2.5 and ozone pollution in China; formation pathways of secondary organic aerosols; air quality in future climates; cloud-aerosol interactions and development of chemistry-meteorology models.
Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Stephen J. Klippenstein received his PhD in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology in 1988. After one year of postdoctoral research at the University of Colorado, Boulder, he was on the faculty of the Department of Chemistry at Case Western Reserve University, where he remained from 1989 to 2000.
He was a member of the professional research staff of the Combustion Research Facility at Sandia National Laboratories from 2000 to 2005. His research interests focus on developing theoretical methods for predicting the kinetics and dynamics of gas phase reactions and applying them to interesting problems in combustion, interstellar, and atmospheric chemistry.
Stockholm University, Sweden
Claudia Mohr is an Assistant Professor in atmospheric science at the Department of Environmental Science (ACES) at Stockholm University (SU). She received her PhD in environmental sciences in 2011 from the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) / ETH Zurich (Switzerland). Claudia joined SU in 2017 after a postdoc at the University of Washington, Seattle, and a researcher position at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany. In her research she focuses on the chemical composition of aerosol particles and gases using advanced mass spectrometric techniques to derive sources, formation processes, and effects for air quality and climate. She is a Wallenberg Academy Fellow, received the 2018 Atmospheric Sciences Division Outstanding Early Career Scientists Award of the European Geosciences Union, and the Schmauss Award 2020, and was among the Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers in 2019. She also serves as an Associate Editor for Ambio.
University of Oulu, Finland
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2041-6105
Nønne Prisle is an Associate Professor in atmospheric science and leads the Atmospheric Research (ATMOS) group at University of Oulu. She has a BSc in physics from University of Southern Denmark, a PhD in chemistry from University of Copenhagen and has been a postdoctoral fellow at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki University’s Institute for Atmospheric Research (INAR) and Georgia Institute of Technology School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Her research interests are atmospheric chemistry, air quality and climate with focus on aerosol and surface thermodynamics, cloud microphysics, multiphase systems modeling and applications of imaging and spectroscopic methods. She currently holds a European Research Council grant (2016) and an Academy of Finland Research Fellowship (2017) and received the 2020 Aerosologist Award of the Nordic Society for Aerosol Research. She is vice-chair of the board of Finnish Synchrotron Radiation Users Organization, board member of the Finnish Association for Aerosol Research and spokesperson for atmospheric research at the Finnish-Estonian Beamline for Atmospheric and Materials Science at the MAX IV synchrotron facility. She is a speaker of TEDxOulu – Arctic Matters (2020) and co-contributor to the podcast Exploring Brilliant Science and the graphic novel “Little Things” about her research.
Fudan University, China
Lin Wang is a professor at the Department of Environmental Science & Engineering of Fudan University. He received both his B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry (1999) and M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (2002) from Fudan University, and his Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology (2006) from the University of California, Riverside. After a short stint as a postdoc at the University of California, Riverside, he moved to Texas A&M University as a post-doctoral researcher (2007) and then as an assistant research scientist (2009). In 2011, he was appointed as a research professor at the Department of Environmental Science & Engineering of Fudan University and later promoted to a full professor in 2013.
Lin’s research interests in atmospheric chemistry focus on the chemical evolution of atmospheric volatile organic compounds and aerosol particles. He serves on grant committees and as a scientific advisory board member for various journals and research organizations.
University of Leeds, UK
Dwayne Heard is Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry in the School of Chemistry at the University of Leeds. He received his B.A. in Chemistry (1986) and D. Phil. in Physical Chemistry (1990) from the University of Oxford, undertook postdoctoral research at SRI International, California, and was a lecturer in the School of Chemistry at Macquarie University, Sydney. He moved to Leeds in 1994 where he held a Royal Society University Research Fellowship and was Head of the School from 2009-2013. He was a Visiting Fellow at JILA, University of Colorado in 2000. His research interests include quantitative field measurements of the hydroxyl radical and other short-lived intermediates in the atmosphere, laboratory and chamber studies of the kinetics and photochemistry of gas phase and aerosol processes in the atmosphere, numerical modelling of atmospheric processes, and the use of a pulsed Laval nozzle apparatus to study the kinetics of reactions at very low temperatures relevant to the interstellar medium and planetary atmospheres. He received the Environment Prize from the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2017.
University of Washington, USA
Joel Thornton is a professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington. He received a BA with a major in Chemistry in 1996 from Dartmouth College followed by a PhD in Chemistry with an emphasis in atmospheric chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto, he joined the faculty in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington in 2004. His research interests include atmospheric multi-phase chemistry, particulate matter formation and growth, aerosol-cloud interactions, and the impacts of these on air quality and climate.