August 15 2023 - 8:51amRajan K. Chakrabarty, Nishit J. Shetty, Arashdeep S. Thind, Payton Beeler, Benjamin J. Sumlin, Chenchong Zhang, Pai Liu, Juan C. Idrobo, Kouji Adachi, Nicholas L. Wagner, Joshua P. Schwarz, Adam Ahern, Arthur J. Sedlacek III, Andrew Lambe, Conner Daube, Ming Lyu, Chao Liu, Scott Herndon, Timothy B. Onasch & Rohan Mishra Nature Geoscience volume 16,…
June 30 2023 - 9:05am
The week of June 19th, visitors from Arizona State University trained at the Aerodyne Research home office in Billerica, MA. Two ASU professors attended (one remotely) along with two of their students, both of whom are pursuing their PhDs. These visitors trained on an on an LToF Vocus with PTR and AIM inlets along with…
June 26 2023 - 1:50pm
Aerodyne will be hosting a booth at the yearly Goldschmidt conference which focuses on research and advances in the geochemistry field, to be held at the Lyon Congress Center, Lyon, France. The event is organized by the European Association of Geochemistry and the Geochemical Society and is considered the primary international meeting on geochemistry.…
June 22 2023 - 1:49pm
Aerodyne Research attended the 2023 AEESP Research and Education Conference in Boston, MA on June 20th during the Career Fair portion of the multi-day program. Northeastern University hosted the event, supported by other New England area universities. Inside the Curry Student Center, Aerodyne employees met with students to discuss their research and future goals. Aerodyne…
June 02 2023 - 9:01am
From May 15th to the 18th, Aerodyne Research welcomed a group from UC Davis for training with Dr. Anita Avery. Qi Zhang and her students came to train on their Vocus PTR and AIM with a Figaero. Qi has been working with Aerodyne and the AMS since its early days and she’s very excited go…
May 18 2023 - 11:10am
During the week of 8-12 May 2023, Aerodyne hosted the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Working Group 3 on emissions. ICAO is part of the United Nations and has a Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) to help minimize the impact of civil air traffic on the environment. One of CAEP’s Working Groups (WG3) focuses…
May 12 2023 - 4:34pm
The Annual CIMS Meeting was hosted this year by Professor Greg Huey at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. The meeting was attended by researchers from institutions and universities around the world. Close to 50 scientists attended in person from May 8 through the 12th and an additional 178 scientists attended virtually for discussions on chemical ionization…
May 10 2023 - 3:00pm
Aerodyne Research was featured in the EPA’s SBIR Program Highlights newsletter dated April 20, 2023. Aerodyne was listed in the SBIR Small Business Spotlight section which highlights businesses that have received EPA SBIR funding, also known as America’s Seed Fund. SBIR funding plays a critical role supporting discovery, research, innovation, and development. In this case, Aerodyne…
March 08 2023 - 9:00am
CERAWEEK SESSION Thursday, March 9 at 4:30 PM EST Is Hydrogen Leakage Undercutting its Climate Benefits? Aerodyne scientist Scott Herndon will be joined by Environmental Defense Fund members Steven Hamburg (SVP, Chief Scientist) and Tianyi Sun (Climate Scientist) to discuss hydrogen and its potential as a clean energy source. The session will focus on the…
March 07 2023 - 5:00pm
As Climate Concerns About Hydrogen Energy Grow, New Tech Unveiled at CERAWeek Delivers Unprecedented Results Measuring Leaks, Other Emissions Aerodyne scientists, along with partners from the Environmental Defense Fund, are gathered at CERAWeek in Houston, TX to discuss global energy challenges with leaders from around the world. As governments, industry and environmentalists seek cleaner fuel…
March 07 2023 - 10:09am
Aerodyne scientists along with their colleagues at the Environmental Defense Fund attend CERAWeek to highlight our fast and precise hydrogen leak monitor. To learn all about this new technology… Watch our video here.
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Abstract We have developed a field-deployable gas chromatograph (GC) with thermal desorption preconcentration (TDPC), which is demonstrated here with automatic detector switching between two high-resolution time-of-flight mass spectrometers (TOF-MSs) for in situ measurements of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). This system provides many analytical advances, including acquisition of fast time–response data in tandem with molecular speciation…
October 25 2021 - 5:57pm
Aerodyne helps the Biomass Burning Observation Project (BBOP) by measuring emissions in study of wildland and agricultural fires. Read more here
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New paper in Science Reports on soil gas probes for monitoring trace gas messengers of microbial activity
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June 9, 2020 In compliance with the Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s recent orders concerning the re-opening of businesses in Massachusetts, Aerodyne has begun to have staff return to work in small numbers and staggered shifts. The following is an update on our activities: Manufacturing, Shipping and Receiving operations have resumed. If you have any questions about…
Scientists from Aerodyne Research measure methane emissions from 100 offshore platforms in Gulf of Mexico
March 09 2020 - 11:17am
What can you do with an Aerodyne TILDAS? Put it on a boat and measure methane isotope signatures from offshore oil and gas rigs. New study published in @EnvSciTech http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b07148
December 26 2019 - 1:56pm
Studying Drought In An Enclosed Rainforest The world’s hottest rainforest isn’t the Amazon. It’s not even in the tropics. It’s kept under glass in the desert of Southern Arizona. Biosphere 2, operated by the University of Arizona, was built 30 years ago as an experiment in space colonization. But now, the ecosystems inside are perfect…
October 31 2019 - 4:16pm
Aerodyne Research will attend the annual AGU meeting from 9 – 13 December 2019 in San Francisco. Come visit us at booth #1023! A bit about AGU: As AGU marks its Centennial in 2019, we return to San Francisco, the home of the AGU Fall Meeting for more than 40 years. Join our diverse community…
September 27 2019 - 12:55pm
Aerodyne will attend the 37th AAAR Annual Conference, to be held October 14-18 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. The AAAR Conference provides an outstanding venue for sharing our latest research progress in aerosol science and technology, while networking and re-connecting with colleagues. Come visit us at booth #5!
September 05 2019 - 2:03pm
The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility is a multi-laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) scientific user facility, and a key contributor to national and international climate research efforts. Aerodyne’s paper on soot compaction is highlighted on their website here:https://www.arm.gov/research/highlights/885
August 27 2019 - 2:25pm
Aerodyne attended the European Aerosol Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden the week of August 26-30. The EAC conferences are traditional meeting places and an exciting discussion forum for scientists from around the world working with basic aerosol research, development of aerosol techniques or applying one of its several techniques in a rich variety of scientific topics.…
August 06 2019 - 5:56pm
Aerodyne attended Goldschmidt 2019 at the CCIB in Barcelona. Goldschmidt is the foremost annual, international conference on geochemistry and related subjects, organised by the European Association of Geochemistry and the Geochemical Society.
May 28 2019 - 10:23am
The University of Texas at Austin, the USADepartment of Civil Engineering, and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India have used Aerodyne’s ACSM instrument to measure chemical composition of nonrefractory PM1 (NR-PM1) in Delhi, India. Full article here: https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/19/6843/2019/ Abstract: Delhi, India, routinely experiences some of the world’s highest urban particulate matter concentrations.…
April 23 2019 - 1:58pm
The Annual CIMS Meeting was hosted this year at NOAA in Boulder, CO (April 15-19) and attended by researchers from institutions and universities around the world. This creative group of researchers inspired new applications and improvements for Aerodyne’s chemical ionization instruments.
March 27 2019 - 2:10pm
Aerodyne attended the 2019 conference of the China India Association of Atmospheric Scientists (CIAAS 2019), held between March 22-24 in Delhi, India. The CIAAS —The Association is a non-profit organization of the scientists fromor working in China and India that conduct researches in air pollution and atmospheric sciences. The union is to promote the connection,…
March 05 2019 - 2:57pm
The General Assembly 2019 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) was held at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV) in Vienna, Austria, from 7–12 April 2019. The assembly was open to the scientists of all nations.
February 19 2019 - 4:46pm
Aerodyne Research is participating in the Breathe London campaign by providing two monitors for the measurement of nitrogen dioxide, a major pollutant produced by diesel engines. The fast response-CAPS NO2 monitors can measure concentrations at the sub-ppb level with 1-2 second time response and provide an accurate set of measurements compared with the traditional chemiluminescence-based…
February 12 2019 - 11:25am
ISIAQ (International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate) is presenting a webinar on “New instrumentation/monitoring techniques for faster knowledge” of indoor air quality on Wednesday Feb 13, 9-10am Eastern Standard Time. This webinar will feature Demetrios Pagonis (CU Boulder) presenting “Time-resolved measurements of volatile organic compounds indoors using a VOCUS time-of-flight proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometer”…
February 05 2019 - 2:27am
This short video provides an overview of a project being led by Senior Scientist, Eben Cross and a team of exceptional seniors from Olin College. Together Aerodyne and Olin are combining forces to build a proof-of-concept, low-cost AQ sensor network in East Boston and Winthrop, two communities adjacent to Logan International Airport. The team from…
January 23 2019 - 1:44pm
Aerodyne Research attended the seventh International Clumped Isotope Workshop January 25-28, 2019 on the Queen Mary, Long Beach Harbor, Los Angeles, CA. Every year and a half, the community of scientists working in the field of ‘clumped isotope’ geochemistry gathers for a workshop to discuss the latest advances in analytical technologies, fundamental chemistry, and applications…
January 23 2019 - 1:38am
Aerodyne Research attended the China India Association of Atmospheric Scientists – held March 22-24 2019 at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi India – CIAAS 2019 meeting. The Association is a non-profit organization of the scientists from or working in China and India that conduct researches in air pollution and atmospheric sciences. The union…
December 19 2018 - 4:55pm
Aerodyne attended AGU 2018 from December 10-14. It was the first Fall Meeting held in Washington, D.C. It was focused on ethics, diversity and inclusion and exploration of the many dimensions of science’s impact on society.
October 15 2018 - 12:33pm
Aerodyne attended the AGU JING 2018 meeting about atmospheric PM2.5 on October 16-20, 2018 in Xi’an, China. The meeting consisted of a series of plenary sessions, regular sessions, and poster sessions. The objective of the meeting was to advance the state of sciences on PM2.5 as well as increase public awareness and knowledge about its…
September 19 2018 - 1:04pm
Our first paper on our VOCUS PTR-TOF is being published through Analytical Chemistry. Check it out here https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.analchem.8b02641#.W6IwYntAYK4.twitter
September 07 2018 - 2:51pm
Aerodyne attended FLAIR 2018 – Field Laser Applications in Industry and Research conference September 10-14, 2018 in Assisi, Italy. FLAIR 2018 is the 6th edition of the international conference series Field Laser Applications in Industry and Research, initiated in 2007 by Francesco D’Amato and Peter Werle. It aims to bring together researchers from both industrial…
September 07 2018 - 2:59am
This video is the first in a series produced by Eben Cross helping the general public develop their Air Intuition and learn how to avoid air pollution in their day-to-day life. – Support provided by the AAAR strategic fund.
August 30 2018 - 1:24am
Aerodyne Research will attend the10th International Aerosol Conference (IAC 2018) to be held September 2-7, 2018 at the America’s Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Come visit us at booth 19!
August 06 2018 - 11:45am
Aerodyne attended Goldschmidt 2018. Goldschmidt is the foremost annual, international conference on geochemistry and related subjects, organized by the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry. The Exhibition was open Monday 13th to Thursday 16th August from 10.00 – 19.30, and on Friday 17th August between 10:00 – 14:00 in the John B. Hynes…
August 03 2018 - 12:16pm
Aerodyne Research published a research article: Methane emissions in the Netherlands: The Groningen field in research journal Elementa. Abstract: The Groningen natural gas field in the Netherlands – one of Europe’s major gas fields – deploys a “production cluster” infrastructure with extraction, some processing and storage in a single facility. This region is also the site…
June 11 2018 - 12:40pm
The Annual CIMS Meeting was hosted this year by Professor Joel Thornton at the University of Washington in Seattle. The meeting was attended by researchers from institutions and universities around the world. Close to 60 scientists met June 7 through 9, 2018 for discussions on chemical ionization mass spectrometry topics which include instrument development, experimental and sampling methods,…
June 11 2018 - 12:34pm
Olin students and East Boston residents are working together to measure air quality in the area by Logan Airport. The effort is underway thanks to a low cost sensor developed by Aerodyne Research, Inc. Full article here: http://www.olin.edu/news-events/2018/east-boston-launching-novel-neighborhood-scale-air-quality-monitoring-network/
June 01 2018 - 2:39am
Yele SUN has won a very prestigious TTK Young Scientist Chinese national award for his outstanding contributions to the understanding of chemical properties of atmospheric aerosol and the origin of haze in China. Dr. SUN is a Thousand Young Talent professor at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics – Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing and…
Laboratory evaluation of species-dependent relative ionization efficiencies in the Aerodyne Aerosol Mass Spectrometer
May 31 2018 - 1:18pm
Mass concentrations calculated from Aerodyne’s aerosol mass spectrometers depend on particle collection efficiency (CE) and relative ionization efficiency (RIE, relative to the primary calibrant ammonium nitrate). We present new laboratory RIE measurements for a wide range of organic aerosol species (RIEOA), with an average RIEOA = 1.6 ± 0.5 that is consistent with most ambient…
May 14 2018 - 10:19am
Think you can avoid cigarette smoke residue in non-smoking spaces? Think again! Join us Thursday 5/17 at 3:00 PM EST for a Facebook Live discussion about “thirdhand smoke”. https://www.facebook.com/ScienceAdvances/videos/1548824745240177/ … Read the article about it here: http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/5/eaap8368 You can also view the online study here: http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/5/eaap8368
April 17 2018 - 1:24am
Comprehensive analysis of breath demands a detector that can simultaneously monitor compounds at concentrations ranging from ppt to ppm levels. The Vocus PTR-TOF did just that when our application scientist ate a cough drop in front of its inlet. View full article here: https://www.tofwerk.com/monitoring-human-breath-emissions-vocs-ptr-ms/
April 02 2018 - 1:32am
Aerodyne Research attended the EGU General Assembly 2018 from April 8th through April 13th. EGU brings together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss…
March 01 2018 - 4:10pm
The CAEC group (Center for Atmospheric and Environmental Chemistry) has just returned from a field mission measuring methane emissions from offshore oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.
January 29 2018 - 10:47am
To characterize vertical concentration gradients Aerodyne has been using commercially available drones to loft gas sampling inlets. The DJI Matrice 600 is now routinely being deployed in our field measurement campaigns to suspend a 3/16″OD teflon sampling line to altitudes as high as 200 feet. Coupled with our fast response TILDAS instruments, vertical concentration gradients…
January 15 2018 - 10:45am
Aerodyne Research is participating in the ND-MAX campaign sponsored by NASA to gather aircraft emissions data to help understand emissions over flight profiles. Read full article here: https://www.nasa.gov/aero/nasa-takes-international-aviation-research-to-the-max
Snapshots in Time: Using fire and logging to recreate a century of forest history at the U-M Biological Station
November 27 2017 - 12:00am
Snapshots in Time: Using fire and logging to recreate a century of forest history at the U-M Biological Station In Pellston, Michigan researchers and firefighters work to establish the sixth “burn plot” in a long-running experiment that seeks to approximate, on a tiny scale, the epic lumbering and wildfire disturbances that transformed the forest—at the…
November 15 2017 - 1:16am
In cooperation with Professor Celia Faiola of the University of California Irvine, Aerodyne researchers are studying aerosol formation from live California sage plants. For three weeks, California-grown Salvia mellifera are living in a miniature environmental chamber. Plant emissions are passed through an oxidation flow reactor, after which the aerosol and gas-phase products are measured with…
ARI instruments, SP-AMS and a PAM, help Los Alamos National Labs learn more about the chemical properties of aerosols from fires
September 20 2017 - 2:43pm
Keeping an eye on smokey skies Los Alamos scientists have spent over a decade investigating airborne particle distribution and properties from fires. September 12, 2017 Spurred by acquiring a soot-particle time-of-flight aerosol mass spectrometer and a special reactor for mimicking the photochemistry the particles’ experience as they age in the atmospheres, Los Alamos is now…
August 01 2017 - 1:06pm
The following videos have been added to the Aerodyne Research Youtube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHX1uFM4ojgyMnP0OCgNfJQ Seeding The Future: Aerodyne Research, Inc. With assistance from the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Program, Aerodyne Research, a small business located in Boston, Massachusetts, developed a means of providing a measurement of the amount of soot…
July 07 2017 - 10:30am
ARI recently held two very successful meetings for the users of our CIMS and AMS instruments. Over 160 people were in attendance at the Chinese AMS users meeting held at Peking University, Beijing, China in May. In June scientists attended ARI 6th annual ToF-CIMS Users meeting at the Cultural Centre Sofia, Helsinki, Finland.
July 07 2017 - 10:26am
ARI will attend the 9th WMO/IAEA Meeting on Carbon Dioxide, Other Greenhouse Gases, and Related Measurement Techniques (GGMT-2017) 27-31 August 2017 to be held in Dübendorf, Switzerland.
July 07 2017 - 10:25am
ARI will attend and have a booth at the European Aerosol Conference 27 August – 1 September 2017 to be held in Zurich, Switzerland.
April 11 2017 - 3:30pm
Doug Worsnop, American Chemical Society Awards Recipient for Creative Advances in Environmental Science and Technology, April 4, 2017
April 11 2017 - 3:25pm
Environmental Science and Technology Letters article “Observation of Fullerene Soot in Eastern China”, by Junfeng Wang, Timothy B. Onasch, Xinlei Ge, Sonya Collier, Qi Zhang, Yele Sun, Huan Yu, Mindong Chen, André S. H. Prévôt, and Douglas R. Worsnop was voted Best of the Best in 2016. View article http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00044
February 10 2017 - 3:40am
On Monday, June 12 through Thursday, June 15, 2017 there will be an Aerodyne ToF-CIMS Users Meeting in Helsinki, Finland. The meeting will be jointly hosted by the University of Helsinki and Aerodyne Research, Inc.
January 18 2017 - 1:08pm
Aerodyne is pleased to announce that Dr. Douglas Worsnop has won the 2017 American Chemical Society’s National Award for Creative Advances in Environmental Science and Technology. He will be honored at the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in conjunction with the 253rd ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
January 18 2017 - 12:55am
Aerodyne Research will attend the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2017 in Vienna, Austria the week of April 23-28, 2017.
January 01 2017 - 1:00pm
Dr. Charles E. Kolb named chair of the 2008 American Society Committee on Environmental Improvement (CEI) for the third year. The Environmental Committee is promoting sustainability.
October 13 2016 - 10:09am
Aerodyne attended the AGU 2016 Fall Meeting in San Francisco December 12-16. Related Page: Aerosol Mass Spectrometers (AMS/ACSM)
August 02 2016 - 12:39pm
Aerodyne attended the American Association for Aerosol Research 35th Annual Conference on October 17-21, 2016 at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland OR. Come visit us at booth #18! Related page: Carbon Dioxide Isotope Monitor
ARI will attend the Integrated Carbon Observation System Conference (ICOS) in Helsinki, Finland, 27-29 September 2016
August 02 2016 - 12:34pm
ARI will attend the Integrated Carbon Observation System Conference (ICOS) in Helsinki, Finland, 27-29 September 2016. Dr. David Nelson will be giving a vendor presentation entitled “Recent Developments with Aerodyne Research Trace Gas and Isotope Monitors”. Related Page: Laser Trace Gas and Isotope Monitors
March 10 2016 - 10:11am
Dr. David Nelson had a poster on Thursday afternoon entitled “”Ultra High Precision Laser Monitor for Oxygen Eddy Flux Measurements” BG4.5/AS4.38, Stable Isotopes and novel tracers in biogeochemical and atmospheric research posters, 17:30-19:00 Dr. Andrew Freedman had a talk on Friday morning entitled “Measurements of Soot Mass Absorption Coefficients from 300 to 660nm” AS3.7/CL2.06, Radiative…
March 10 2016 - 12:00am
Aerodyne Research, Inc. attended the EGU in Vienna the week of April 17-22 2016, Booth Number G9 on the second floor.
Chuck Kolb and Cameron Martin brief MA Sixth District Congressman Seth Moulton and his Legislative Aide Margo Brown on the scientific and financial impact of Aerodyne’s advanced atmospheric instrumentation products largely developed with SBIR/STTR funding
December 10 2015 - 3:03pm
Aerodyne Research was one of ten companies invited to participate in the SBIR/STTR Innovation Awareness Day program sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration on December 8th at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill. Chuck Kolb and Cameron Martin spoke with Congress members and their staff, as well as SBA staff and agency…
November 19 2015 - 11:32am
ARI announces the acquisition of a next generation mobile laboratory. The newest vehicle in the fleet will expand our deployment payload for the instrumentation to quantify trace gases and aerosol characterization. We are delighted that this new mobile laboratory has more capability and still has a decent turning radius!
October 14 2015 - 3:46pm
ARI is exhibiting our instruments at the 34th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) October 12-16, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Minnesota. Related Page: Gas Measurement
September 29 2015 - 3:31pm
David Nelson is invited by the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies to speak on Real Time Isotopic Analysis of Atmospheric Greenhouse Gases Using Mid-IR Spectroscopy at SCIX 2015. SCIX 2015 is being held in Providence RI Sept. 27 – Oct. 2
September 01 2015 - 5:49pm
Dr. Leah Williams, principal scientist at Aerodyne, is treasurer-elect of the American Association for Aerosol Science (AAAR). Leah has been an enthusiastic member of AAAR for more than ten years. She served on the Board of Directors from 2012 to 2015, has served on the Education Committee, and been active in the Aerosol Chemistry and…
August 26 2015 - 2:20pm
Aerodyne Mass Spectrometer is featured in the American Geophysical Union Blogosphere: GeoSpace, August 13, 2015. “Scientists track air pollution by meal times” by Leigh Cooper shows the Hong Kong University Science and Technology Group lead by Dr. Chak Chan using our AMS to monitor organic aerosols from cooking. More information on this study is…
July 30 2015 - 3:05pm
April 2015 – Opening ceremony of Aerodyne – Peking University Joint Center for Atmospheric Research. (Figure left) Left to right: Prof. Tong Zhu, Dean of the College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, PKU; Dr. Charles E. Kolb, President, Aerodyne Research; Prof. Jie Wang, Vice President of PKU, Dr. Douglas Worsnop, ARI Vice President; Prof. Min…
July 22 2015 - 2:29pm
Lindsay Renbaum-Wolff has been awarded the Roger Daley Postdoctoral Publication Award at the 49th CMOS Congress,Whistler BC, June 3, 2015. The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society’s Roger Daley Postdoctoral Publication Award is granted for excellence of a publication in the fields of meteorology or oceanography. The award was gven for her co-authored paper entitled: Viscosity…
March 11 2015 - 1:04pm
Aerodyne Research will be exhibiting at the EGU 2015 in Vienna, Austria, April 12-17 on the Green Level, Booth G11. Many or us will be in attandance during the conference as well as at the booth – please stop by!
February 13 2015 - 3:06pm
Aerodyne is studying general aviation engine emissions through the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) at the Transportation Board. Our Mobile Laboratory is testing emissions from small aircraft with piston or small turbine engines (see video). Contact Tara Yacovitch, Senior Scientist at email@example.com or 978-663-9500×228.
February 10 2015 - 5:00pm
As part of the Wintertime Investigation of Transport, Emissions, and Reactivity (WINTER 2015) Campaign, three Aerodyne mass spectrometers are currently aboard the NSF/NCAR C-130 measuring the chemical transformations of air pollution in the winter time. The payload of the NSF/NCAR C-130 for the WINTER campaign includes two Aerodyne chemical ionization mass spectrometers (ToF-CIMS) for the…
January 14 2015 - 9:58am
John Conant was elected President-Elect of the Inter-Society Color Council in 2012 . John succeeded as President as of January 1, 2015 for a 2-year term. The ISCC is the principal professional society in the field of color in the United States, encompassing the arts, sciences and industry.
September 23 2014 - 4:36pm
Awarded the 2014 Fuchs Award – Doug Worsnop, Vice President and Director, Center for Aerosol and Cloud Chemistry – Busan, Korea, September 1, 2014. The Fuchs Memorial Award recognizes outstanding original research contributions to the field of aerosol science and technology. It is considered the highest honor for researchers in the field. Administered by…
July 12 2014 - 8:40am
President Dr. Chuck Kolb accepting the award with pride at the 13th annual DOE Small Business Expo. The award recognizes Aerodyne for expanding DOE’s high-tech research and development competitiveness critical to our Nation’s economic prosperity. This is the second time Aerodyne has been recognized as the DOE Small Business of the Year.
June 24 2014 - 3:27pm
Five Aerodyne scientists are honored to be listed among the top cited 1% of scientific authors from 2002-2012. Drs. Manjula Canagaratna, John Jayne, Timothy Onasch, Paul Davidovits and Doug Worsnop share the honor of representing some of the world’s leading minds according to the Thomson Reuters evaluation of highly cited papers. Aerodyne authors and their…
June 17 2014 - 7:20am
ARI presented its Thermal Battery Replacement technology and its MICE generator technology at the Navy Opportunity Forum on June 2 – 4, 2014. Contact Kurt Annen or Jim Woodroffe for further information
June 10 2014 - 6:13am
The SAE International committee on the measurement of aircraft engine emissions, the E-31 Committee, held its 2014 annual meeting at ARI June 2-6.
April 15 2014 - 3:02pm
28 April through 2 May, 2014, Vienna, Austria – ARI exhibited at the 2014 meeting of the European Geophysical Union, Vienna, Austria.
March 25 2014 - 5:23pm
The Annual CIMS Users Meeting was held in the new conference facility at ARI in Billerica, MA, March 18-21, 2014. Over 40 attendees from institutions and universities around the world came together at ARI for discussions on chemical ionization mass spectrometry, Instrument Development, Experimental and Sampling Methods, and Data Analysis relating to the ToF-CIMS instrument.
January 15 2014 - 10:05am
Dr. Jesse Kroll was awarded the AGU 2013 James B. Macelwane Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting honors ceremony. This award is given for significant contributions to the geophysical sciences by an outstanding early career scientist.
September 17 2013 - 1:00am
Dr. John Jayne has been elected Vice President, Instrument Systems Development and Production by the Aerodyne Research Board of Directors effective September 30, 2013. Dr. Jayne is also Co-Director of Aerodyne’s Center for Aerosol and Cloud Chemistry.
September 10 2013 - 10:54pm
Dr. Chuck Kolb is a candidate for 2014 President-Elect of the American Chemical Society.
August 21 2013 - 9:21am
Aerodyne Research is among seven chosen from across the country for a Phase II grant from the EPA Small Business Innovation Research program. This grant is to improve the development of a small aerosol mass spectrometer designed to automatically measure atmospheric PM2.5 chemical content.
US Department of Energy SBIR program highlights the Aerodyne Aerosol Time of Flight Mass Spectrometer
August 13 2013 - 4:23pm
The US Department of Energy, Office of Science, highlights the Aerodyne Time-of-Flight Aerosol Mass Spectrometer developed under their Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Office (STTR) program.
July 23 2013 - 5:46am
The 14th Annual AMS Users Meeting will be held in Prague on September 7-9, 2013, immediately following the European Aerosol Conference. All users of Aerodyne mass spectrometers (AMS, ACSM, and CIMS) are invited to participate in this casual meeting. This is a great chance to interact with Aerodyne employees and other researchers who use Aerodyne…
February 14 2013 - 10:09am
Congratulations to President Charles Kolb for his recent election to the National Academy of Engineering. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to “engineering research, practice, or education”.
January 10 2013 - 1:00am
Dr. Leah Williams is appointed to the 2012-2013 Board of Directors of the American Association for Aerosol Research, a nonprofit professional organization for scientists and engineers who wish to promote and communicate technical advances in the field of aerosol research.
December 19 2012 - 2:13pm
Aerodyne Research exhibits at the American Geophysical Union 45th annual fall meeting, December 2012. ARI displayed the Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor and the Continuous Wave Quantum Cascade Cascade Laser Mini Trace Gas Monitor. A number of ARI scientists participated in the meeting’s technical sessions.
September 26 2012 - 4:58pm
A research team led by Dr. Timothy Onasch of Aerodyne Research, Inc. and Dr. Christopher Cappa of the University of California, Davis has shed new light on the role of urban soot particles in climate change. Originally published in the August, 2012 issue of Science (V.337, Pp.178-1081), this research has been highlighted in Chemical &…
June 05 2012 - 4:04pm
Dr. David Lewis receives degree Doctor of Science honoris causa from Amherst College President Carolyn Martin, May 20, 2012, Amherst MA.
September 14 2011 - 2:35pm
Dr. David K. Lewis has been named one of the American Chemical Society 2012 National Award Winners, receiving the ACS Award for Research at an Undergraduate Institution for his research and teaching at Connecticut College and Colgate University. Dr. Lewis is an affiliated researcher with Aerodyne’s Center for Aerosol and Cloud Chemistry and Center for…
Aerodyne authors Dr. Manjula Canagaratna and Dr. Nga Lee Ng are interviewed by Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators Science Watch for highly cited paper in the field of geoscience.
July 16 2011 - 12:17pm
Dr. Canagaratna, Dr Ng and other authors are recognized by Science Watch for co-authoring one of the most-cited papers in the field of Geosciences during the past two years.. Aerodyne authors were also recognized by Science Watch in October 2010 for the paper: Evolution of organic aerosols in the atmosphere, J.…
February 08 2011 - 12:07pm
Research into atmospheric aerosol particles has accelerated in the past decade, propelled in part by advances in reliable and portable instruments from Billerica, Mass.-based Aerodyne Research. According to Charles E. Kolb, president of Aerodyne, about 100 of the firm’s aerosol mass spectrometers (AMSs) are now used around the world… Full Article Related Page: Aerosol Mass…
Aerodyne authors are recognized by Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators Science Watch for highly cited paper in the field of geoscience.
November 30 2010 - 12:00am
Aerodyne authors colaborating on the following paper are recognized by Science Watch as the Fast Breaking Paper of October 2010: Evolution of organic aerosols in the atmosphere, J. L. Jiménez, M. R. Canagaratna, N. M. Donahue, A. S. H. Prévôt, Q. Zhang, J. H. Kroll, P. F. DeCarlo, J. D. Allan, H. Coe, N. L.…
November 02 2010 - 1:00pm
This award recognizes an outstanding doctoral dissertation in the field of aerosol science and technology.
October 01 2010 - 1:00pm
John Conant is appointed a director of The Inter-Society Color Council.
September 01 2010 - 1:00pm
The Atmospheric Sciences Section of the American Geophysical Union awards the 2010 Yoram J. Kaufman Award for Unselfish Cooperation in Research to Dr. Douglas R. Worsnop.
January 15 2010 - 1:00pm
Aerodyne’s gas sampling probe is spotlit in the Air Force SBIR/STTR Advantage.
November 01 2009 - 1:00pm
The American Association for Aerosol Research is a nonprofit professional organization whose vision is to provide scientific forums and publications in all aspects of aerosol research, to encompass the diverse technical disciplines utilizing aerosol technology, and to engender aerosol research and innovation of the highest quality. Association membership represents all areas of aerosol science including:…
November 01 2009 - 12:00pm
The American Association for Aerosol Research is a nonprofit professional organization whose vision is to provide scientific forums and publications in all aspects of aerosol research, to encompass the diverse technical disciplines utilizing aerosol technology, and to engender aerosol research and innovation of the highest quality. Association membership represents all areas of aerosol science including:…
October 01 2009 - 1:00pm
The National Research Council’s Committee on the Significance of International Transport of Air Pollutants chaired by Dr. Charles Kolb has published the report: Global Sources of Local Pollution: An Assessment of Long-Range Transport of Key Air Pollutants to and from the United States (2009), National Academies Press. The report examines four types of air pollutants:…
August 15 2009 - 1:00pm
Dr. Charles E. Kolb presents the urban metabolism model of megacities at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
Dr. Charles E. Kolb selected as a member of the inaugural class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society
July 27 2009 - 1:00pm
Dr. Charles E. Kolb has been selected as a member of the inaugural class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society for his outstanding contributions to the chemical sciences and service to the ACS and the chemistry community. The announcement was made in the July 27, 2009 issue of ACS Chemical & Engineering News.
July 15 2009 - 12:00pm
Aerodyne Research is pleased to announce that Dr. David D. Nelson has been elected a fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA). Dr. Nelson was recognized by OSA “for innovation in infrared spectroscopy and its application to environmental science, assessment and monitoring, and industrial process optimization and control. ” Dr. Nelson has worked at…
April 02 2008 - 1:00pm
Dr. Richard Miake-Lye is presented with a copy of the Nobel Peace Prize certificate bestowed on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in 2007. The copy is awarded to scientists who have contributed substantially to the work of the IPCC since its inception.
February 20 2008 - 1:00pm
Aerodyne Research Inc. research scientists, mobile laboratory and papers are featured in Environmental Science & Technology News article “Characterizing Airplane Plumes on the Runway”
January 30 2008 - 12:00pm
ARI’s advanced air pollution instruments, its mobile air quality laboratory and several ARI staff members are featured in a new video entitled “Air Pollution”, one of 13 ~half hour videos that form the core of of a new environmental science course for high school teachers and college level instruction. The course is entitled Habitable Planet;…
January 15 2008 - 12:00pm
Aerodyne partners with the Mystic View Tack Force and the Tufts Community Research Center to measure and characterize highway pollution as part of a research study on health effects of pollution near highways.
August 01 2007 - 1:00pm
The Aerodyne Aerosol Mass Spectrometer (AMS) is cited in Department of the Navy SBIR/STTR Success stories by the Office of Naval Research. The AMS was successfully deployed on a Twin Otter research aircraft for the Naval Post Graduate School in conjunction with the California Institute of Technology during the Marine Aerosol Stratus Experiment.
June 01 2007 - 1:00pm
Dr. Douglas Worsnop accepts the Aerodyne Research Inc. Department of Energy Firm of the Year Award for our contributions to the Office of Science Atmospheric Science Program (ASP) in the Office of Biological and Environmental Research. Aerodyne’s Phase II SBIR project, “Development of a Versatile Aircraft Aerosol Mass Spectrometer (AMS) for Organic Aerosol Analysis,” produced…
May 01 2007 - 1:00pm
Dr. Richard Miake-Lye accepts the 2007 EPA Climate Protection Award for work with the Joint Strike Fighter Emission Test Team. The team developed a test that allows scientists to gauge the contribution of jet aircraft particulate emissions to global climate change. The Climate Protection Partnership Division of the EPA recognizes exceptional leadership, outstanding innovation, personal…
February 01 2007 - 1:00pm
Dr. Douglas R. Worsnop recognized as a Fellow of The American Geophysical Union. AGU has a diverse program for recognizing members and others who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the geophysical sciences, to the service of the community, and to the public’s understanding. This honor is conferred upon not more than 0.1%…
February 02 2006 - 12:00pm
Dr. Barry McManus elevated to rank of Fellow by the Board of Directors of The Optical Society of America for the design, fabrication, and utilization of innovative tunable infrared laser instruments to address air quality and global change issues.
February 01 2006 - 1:00pm
Dr. Dougas R. Worsnop is awarded a distinguished professor position with the Academy of Finland. The FiDiPro programme is a funding programme jointly launched by the Academy of Finland and Tekes with the aim of recruiting professor-level top researchers. The goal of the Finland Distinguished Professor Programme (FiDiPro) is to raise the level of scientific and technological…
October 27 2005 - 1:00pm
Washington D.C. – Dr. Douglas R. Worsnop of Aerodyne Research, Inc. has been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year 376 members have been awarded this honor by AAAS because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science…
October 20 2005 - 1:00pm
Dr. Charles E. Kolb, President, awarded the 25th Henry A. Hill Memorial Award for his outstanding contributions to the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society. “2005 Henry A. Hill Award to C.E. Kolb,” The Nucleus, October 2005.
May 16 2005 - 1:00pm
Stephen Jones of Aerodyne received the One NASA Peer Award in recognition for his role in developing the Hyperspectral Polarimeter for Aerosol Retrievals (HySPAR) for the team effort of developing the NASA Active-Passive Airborne Instrument Suite for Aerosol Measurement. This award is given in recognition by one’s peers for focusing on producing the best product…
October 08 2004 - 1:00pm
Dr. Douglas R. Worsnop, Vice President, and Dr. John T. Jayne, Principle Scientist, are the recipients of the 2004 Benjamin Y. H. Liu Award for their achievements in atmospheric composition measurement with the Aerodyne mass spectrometer system (AMS). This award honors Benjamin Y. H. Liu for his leadership in the aerosol community and “recognizes outstanding…
July 15 2004 - 1:00pm
The Aerodyne Research QC-TILDAS Ammonia Monitor is EPA/ETV verified for ambient ammonia monitoring. The results of the verification test of the EPA Environmental Technology Verification Program (ETV) for the instrument are summarized in the Verification Statement. A complete description of the technology, verification method and procedures, and detailed results of the test on the Aerodyne…
January 15 2004 - 12:00pm
Aerodyne Research, Inc., a contract research and development company providing environmental measurement technologies and services, has won the 2004 American Meteorological Society (AMS) award for outstanding service to meteorology by a corporation. The award recognizes Aerodyne for “development and application of sensitive methods to measure aerosol and trace gas species critical to understanding chemical processes…
December 01 2003 - 1:00pm
“Quantum Cascade Laser Improves Smoke Analysis” Photonics Spectra, Accent on Applications
October 24 2003 - 1:00pm
“The Impact of Combustion Emissions on the Atmosphere: New Tools and Techniques” MIT Hottel Lecture given by Dr. Charles E. Kolb, President,
October 01 2003 - 1:00pm
ARI Mobile Laboratory in Mexico City described in MIT’s Technology Review
November 01 2002 - 12:00pm
ARI scientists and facilities support MIT’s Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) Project described by Mit’s Laboratory for Energy and the Environment in their October/November 2002 e-lab Research Report.
July 15 2002 - 1:00pm
Dr. Charles E. Kolb, President, discusses improved air quality monitoring for the AIP Inside Science News Service.