Alexander Laskin Research Group

Latest News

November 16, 2023

Cogratulations! Dr. Misovich, on a successful PhD defense. You have done stellar work on this journey, and we are glad to witness the culmination of it all.

November 10,2023

Catalina, Shelby, Shudeepta and Julius have officially joined our group. Welcome to the Alex Laskin group, guys!

November 10, 2023

Congratulations on passing your OP Steven! With this, Steven confidently advances to PhD candidacy.

October 5, 2023

The Alex Laskin Group was fully represented at the AAAR conference in Portland, Oregon, sharing and learning about current efforts in ground-breaking aerosol research.

September 20, 2023

Big congratulations to Emily, whose 'bio-oil' paper has just been published in its final format. You have done great work. Cheers!

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We are a multi-disciplinary experimental group with research interests in the areas of Analytical and Physical Chemistry of airborne particles and environmental interfaces, driven by the overarching goals of understanding their impact on the atmospheric chemistry, the air pollution and the Earth’s climate. Our research efforts include three inter-related areas: Development and applications of new analytical methods for chemical characterization of aerosols; Chemical imaging and molecular-level studies of field collected particles; Laboratory studies of multi-phase chemistry of particles and interfaces. 

Contact Us:

Department of Chemistry
Purdue University
560 Oval Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2084
Phone: (765) 494-5243
Twitter: @alaskinlab

Recent Publications

238) A.C. Morales, B.N. Peterson, S.A. Sharpe, S.M. Huston, J.M. Tomlin, F.A. Rivera-Adorno, R.C. Moffet, A. Zelenyuk, A. Laskin. Multi-modal Chemical Characterization of Highly Viscous Submicrometer Organic Particles. Aerosol Science and Technology, 57:12, 1251-1263, (2023). 

236) B.N. Peterson, A.C. Morales, J.M. Tomlin, C.G.W. Gorman, P.E. Christ, S.A.L. Sharpe, S.M. Huston, B.T. O’Callahan, M. Fraund, Y. Noh, P. Pahari, A.J. Whelton, P.Z. El-Khoury, R.C. Moffet, A. Zelenyuk, A. Laskin. Chemical characterization of microplastic particles formed in airborne waste discharged from sewer pipe repairs, 2023, 25, 1718-1731. 

235) E.R. Halpern, C.P. West, A.P.S. Hettiyadura, A. Darmody, J.K. Johnson, K. Qian, A. Laskin. Chemical characterization of biomass pyrolysis oil facilitated by aerosolization and size separation. Aerosol Science & Technology, 57:12, 1218-1235, (2023). 

231) C. West, Y.-J. Hsu, K.T. MacFeely, S.M. Huston, B.P. Aridjis-Olivos, A.C. Morales, A. Laskin. Volatility Measurements of Individual Components in Organic Aerosol Mixtures Using Temperature Programmed Desorption – Direct Analysis in Real Time – High Resolution Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry, 95, 7403−7408, (2023). (COVER ARTICLE)

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