Alexander Laskin Research Group

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November 29, 2022
Hats off to Dr. Morales on a successful PhD defense! You've done fantastic work throughout the years and have always held the lab together for us. You will be greatly missed, but we are excited to see the many great things that you accomplish in your future!

November 28, 2022
Way to go Dr. Tomlin on completing your defense! We are so proud of your hard work and contributions to our lab and know you will achieve great things in your future!

November 16, 2022
Congratulations Dr. West on completing your defense! We commend your many years of hard work and dedication and we wish you great success in the next steps of your career.
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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

 226) A.C. Morales, J.M. Tomlin, C.P. West, F.A. Rivera-Adorno, B.N. Peterson, S.A.L. Sharpe, Y. Noh, S.M.T. Sendesi, B.E. Boor, J.A. Howarter, R.C. Moffet, S. China, B.T. O’Callahan, P.Z. El-Khoury, A.J. Whelton, A. Laskin. Atmospheric emission of nanoplastics from sewer pipe repairs. Nature Nanotechnology, 2022, published online. doi:10.1038/s41565-022-01219-9

224)  W. Zhang, H. Yu, A.P.S. Hettiyadura, V. Verma, A. Laskin Field Evidence for Enhanced Generation of Reactive Oxygen Species in Atmospheric Aerosol Containing Quinoline Components. Atmospheric Environment, 291(15), 119406. (2022). doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2022.119406

222)  J.M. Tomlin, J. Weis, D.P. Veghte, S. China, M. Fraund, Q. He, N. Reicher, C. Li, K.A. Jankowski, F.A. Rivera-Adorno, A.C. Morales, Y. Rudich, R.C. Moffet, M.K. Gilles, A. Laskin Chemical Composition and Morphological Analysis of Atmospheric Particles from an Intensive Bonfire Burning Festival. Environmental Science: Atmospheres, 2, 616–633, (2022). doi:10.1039/D2EA00037G

221)  C.P. West, J. Ryan, A.C. Morales, M.M. Misovich, A.P.S. Hettiyadura, F. Rivera-Adorno, J.M. Tomlin, A. Darmody, B.N. Linn, P. Lin, A. Laskin Molecular Investigation of the Multi-Phase Photochemistry of Fe(III)-Citrate in Aqueous Solution. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, (2022). Published online, doi:10.1039/D1EM00503K 

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