Indiana University Bloomington
Environmental Chemistry Lab

Announcements

December 16, 2013

Congratulations to Melissa and Andrew, whose paper, "Uptake of Gas Phase Nitrous Acid onto Boundary Layer Soil Surfaces," has just been accepted for publication in ES&T!

July 22, 2013

Congratulations to Mulu, Nicole, and former Raff Lab undergrad Laura Appelt, whose paper, "Formation of Nitrous Acid During Ammonia Photooxidation on TiO2 under Atmospherically Relevant Conditions," has just been accepted for publication in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters!

May 20, 2013

Congratulations to graduate students Mulu Kebede and Nicole Scharko, whose paper, "Photooxidation of Ammonia on TiO2 as a Source of NO and NO2 under Atmospheric Conditions," has just been accepted for publication in the JACS!

May 6, 2013

Congratulations to Lauren Swierk who was accepted to IU's 3:2 program! Lauren has completed her three years of undergraduate studies and is now enrolled in SPEA's professional masters program for environmental science.

May 6, 2013

Congratulations to Laura Appelt who has graduated with her B.S. in Environmental Science! Laura is off to a position as a science teacher for Teach for America before applying to law school. We will miss you!

April 23, 2013

Prof. Raff is awarded a graduate teaching award from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

February 22, 2013

Marissa Martinez joins the Raff group as an undergraduate student researcher. She is a first-year chemistry major and a member of IU's Women in Science, Technology, Mathematics Thematic Community. Welcome Marissa!

December 31, 2012

Melissa Donaldson begins research as a Ph.D. student in the Raff laboratory. Welcome Melissa!

December 5, 2012

Prof. Raff presents the groups work on ammonia oxidation on surfaces at the AGU meeting in San Francisco. Two publications on the topic are forthcoming.

July 26, 2012

Dr. Andrew Berke joins the Raff and White labs as a postdoctoral fellow. Andrew received his Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was a student of Prof. Fleming Crim. Welcome Andrew!

June 12, 2012

Ju Hyun Lee joins the lab to work on a summer research project in environmental chemistry to look a the reactivity of atmospheric pollutants on surfaces. She is currently a highschool sophomore at Boston University Academy. Welcome Ju-Hyun!

May 10, 2012

Congratulations to Nicole Scharko for successfully defending her M.S. thesis. Well done!

May 8, 2012

Melissa Donaldson joins the Raff lab as a graduate researcher for the summer. Welcome Melissa!

April 6, 2012

Prof. Raff is awarded a 2012 SPEA Faculty Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching

March 20, 2012

Nicole wins a grant from the Indiana Space Grant Consortium to advance her M.S. thesis work. Great Job Nicole!

March 20, 2012

Laura Appelt wins a schlorship from the Indiana Space Grant Consortium. Congratulations Laura!

January 16, 2012

Lauren Swierk joins the Raff and White groups as a joint undergraduate student researcher. Lauren will be doing research toward her BSES thesis. Welcome Lauren!

December 12, 2011

Research positions are available for those interested in pursuing a B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in environmental science! Please contact Prof. Raff via email for more information.

December 9, 2011

Laura MooreShay joins the Raff and White groups as a joint graduate student researcher. Welcome Laura!

October 23, 2011

Laura Appelt joins the group as an undergraduate student researcher. Laura will be doing research toward her BSES thesis. Welcome Laura!

October 11, 2011

Our new chemical ionization mass spectrometer arrives. This instrument is capable of measuring chemicals in the atmosphere at extremely low (ppt) concetrations.

October 5, 2011

Prof. Raff and collaborator Prof. Jeff White are awarded a Faculty Research Support Program grant from IU's Office of the Vice Provost for Research.

June 13, 2011

Mulu Asmare Kebede joins the group as a graduate student researcher. Welcome Mulu!

January 14, 2011

Nicole Scharko joins the group as a graduate student researcher. Welcome Nicole!