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EDUCATION | HONORS | POSITIONS HELD | TEACHING EXPERIENCE
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES | PUBLICATIONS | PRESENTATIONS


EDUCATION

Ph.D., Applied Physics, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, 2011
Research Area: Atmospheric Chemistry-Climate Interactions

S.M., Applied Physics, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, 2007

B.A., Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude, Ithaca College, 2005

B.A., Physics, Magna Cum Laude, Ithaca College, 2005

HONORS

SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2019

US Environmental Protection Agency Science to Achieve Results (EPA-STAR) Graduate Research Fellowship, 2008 - 2011

Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching (Physics of Climate), 2009

Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honor Society), Spring 2005

Dana Internship at Ithaca College, Summer 2004

Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society), Spring 2004

Lewis' Educational and Research Collaborative Internship Program at NASA Glenn, Summer 2003

Ithaca College First Year Award in Mathematics, Spring 2002

Grimley Trust Scholarship, 2001-2005

Dean's Scholarship, 2001-2005

POSITIONS HELD

Assistant Professor, Ithaca College, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Fall 2020 - present

Associate Professor, SUNY Plattsburgh, Center for Earth and Environmental Science, Fall 2017 - Spring 2020

Assistant Professor, SUNY Plattsburgh, Center for Earth and Environmental Science, Fall 2012 - Spring 2017

Postdoctoral Assosciate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Spring 2011 - Fall 2012
Research Topic: Stratospheric transport and dynamics
Advisor: Alan Plumb


Graduate Research Assistant, Harvard University, Fall 2005 - Spring 2011
Research Topics: Interactions of US Air Pollutants and Climate Change
Advisor: Daniel J. Jacob


Research Assistant, Ithaca College, Summer 2005
Research Topic: Photometric Modeling of Asteroid Eros 433 Using Data from the Near-Earth Asteroid Rendezvous Mission
Advisor: Beth Clark


Dana Intern/Undergraduate Research Assistant, Ithaca College, Summer 2004 - Spring 2005
Research Topic: Mid-Infrared Emission of Polycyclic Armoatic Hydrocarbons in Protstellar Disks as seen by the Spitzer Infrared Spectrograph
Advisor: Luke Keller


Undergraduate Research Assistant, Ithaca College, Fall 2003
Research Topic: Synthesis of Carborane-Based Ionic Liquids
Advisor: Anna Larsen


Lewis' Educational and Research Collaborative Internship Program Intern, NASA Glenn Research Center, Polymers Branch, Summer 2003
Research Topic: Synthesis of Polyacenes Through Photoenolization
Advisor: Michael A. Meador


Undergraduate Research Assistant, Ithaca College, Spring 2003
Research Topic: Synthesis of a Stable Silylene
Advisor: Michael Haaf

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

As an Assistant Professor at Ithaca College
Physics/Env. Studies/Science 147 - Time to Act! Science and Politics of Climate Change, Spring 2021
Physics 301 - Mathematical Methods of Physics, Fall 2020
Physics 305 - Electromagnetism, Fall 2020
Physics 360 - Advanced Physics Laboratory, Spring 2021
As an Assistant/Associate Professor at SUNY Plattsburgh
Geology 291 - Oceanography, Fall 2012, Fall 2013
Geology 391 - Physical Oceanography and Limnology, Fall 2014-2019
Environmental Science 206 - Environmental Technology, Fall 2016-2019, Spring 2018
Environmental Science/Geology 306 - Atmospheric Processes, Fall 2012-2019, Spring 2013-2020
Environmental Science 340 - Environmental Science Seminar, Fall 2012-2014, Spring 2013-2016
Environmental Sceince 366 - Global Climate Change (Gen. Ed. Course), Spring 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
Environmental Science/Geology 406 - Climate Change Science, Spring 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019
Honors 176 - War on Science (Gen. Ed. Course), Spring 2019
As a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University
Earth and Planetary Sciences 208 - Physics of Climate, Fall 2008
Engineering Sciences 6 - Environmental Science and Technology, Spring 2008, Spring 2009 (Head Teaching Fellow)
Earth and Planetary Sciences 133 - Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry, Fall 2007
As a Research Co-Mentor
Co-mentored Summer Undergraduate Research Student, Summer 2008
Co-mentored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Student, Summer 2007
As a Special Lecturer
The Science of Short-Lived Climate Forcers - Northeast States Coordinated Air Use Management (training course for state air quality and climate planning staff), September 2010
As a Teaching Assistant at Ithaca College
Chemistry 332 - Physical Chemistry II, Spring 2005
Physics 102 - Introduction to Physics II, Spring 2005
Physics 101 - Introduction to Physics I, Fall 2004
Chemistry 124 - Experimental Chemistry I, Spring 2004
Chemistry 122 - Principles of Chemistry II, Spring 2004
Chemistry 121 - Principles of Chemistry I, Fall 2003
Chemistry 225 - Experimental Chemistry II, Fall 2003
Mathematics 105 - Math for Decision Making, Spring 2002 - Spring 2005
Mathematics 111 - Calculus I, Spring 2002 - Spring 2004

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Academic Peer Reviewer
Journals: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Atmospheric Environment, Climate Dynamics, Climate Research, Climatic Change, Environmental Science & Technology, Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Climate, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, Nature Geoscience, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Scientific Reports
Grant Agencies: NASA, NOAA, U.K. NERC
Professional Memberships
American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society
Outreach
Teacher Training Event with Lake Champlain Sea Grant on Melosira, 9/26/20 Panelist, Mountain Lake PBS Climate Change Forum, 6/4/19 Scientific Reviewer - Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network, 2013 - 2015
Judge - Champlain Valley Regional Science Fair, 2013, 2014
Earth Week Presentation - "Super Storms!", 2013

PUBLICATIONS (My Google Scholar Profile)

Murray, L. T., E. M. Leibensperger, C. Orbe, L. J. Mickley, and M. Sulprizo (submitted) GCAP 2.0: A global 3-D chemical transport model framework for past, present, and future climate scenarios, Geosci Model Dev.

Liszka, J., R. Card, P. Clark, K. J. Coleman, E. Leibensperger, B. Mattingly, M. McGuire, J. Nollenberg, K. Vanslyke-Briggs, and L. Wilson (accepted) The Common Problems Project: An Interdisciplinary, Community-Engaged, Problem-Based Pedagogy, Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Zhang, H., S. Wu, and E. M. Leibensperger (2021) Source-receptor relationships for atmospheric mercury deposition in the context of global change, Atmos. Env., 254, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118349.

Penny, S. M., R. Smyth, G. Sethi, E. M. Leibensperger, C. Gervich, and P. Batur (2019) “Multidisciplinary and Topical in the Science Classroom: Regulating Carbon Emissions to Mitigate Climate Change” in Interdisciplinary Teaching About Earth and the Environment for a Sustainable Future, Gosselin, D. C., A. E. Egger, and J. Taber (Eds.), Springer.

Mao, J., A. Carlton, R. C. Cohen, W. H. Brune, J. L. Jimenez, H. O. T. Pye, N. L. Ng, B. McDonald, C. Warneke, J. de Gouw, L. J. Mickley, E. M. Leibensperger, R. Mathur, and L. Horowtiz (2018) Southeast Atmosphere Studies: Learning from model-observation syntheses, Atmos. Chem. Phys, 18, 2615-2651, doi: 10.5194/acp-18-2615-2018. [PDF]

Shen, L., L. J. Mickley, E. M. Leibensperger, and M. Li (2017) Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation drives multidecadal variability of summertime surface air quality in the eastern United States, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi: 10.1002/2017GL075905. [PDF]

Cusworth, D., L. J. Mickley, E. M. Leibensperger, and M. Iacono (2017) Aerosol trends as a potential driver of regional climate in the central United States: Evidence from observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 13559-13572, doi: 10.5194/acp-17-13559-2017. [PDF]

Fiore, A. M., V. Naik, and E. M. Leibensperger (2015) Air quality and climate connections, J. Air Waste Manage., 65 (6), 645-685, doi: 10.1080/10962247.2015.1040526. [PDF]

Oswald, E., L.-A. Dupigny-Giroux, E. Leibensperger, R. Poirot, and J. Merrell (2015) Climate controls on air quality in the Northeastern U.S.: An examination of ozone statistics during 1993-2012, Atmos. Environ., 112, 278-288, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.04.019.

Leibensperger, E. M. and R. A. Plumb (2014) Effective diffusivity in baroclinic flow, J. Atmos. Sci, 71 (3), 972-984. [PDF]

Barrett, S. R. H., S. H. L. Yim, C. K. Gilmore, L. T. Murray, S. R. Kuhn, A. P. K. Tai, R. M. Yantosca, D. W. Byun, F. Ngan, X. Li, J. Levy, A. Ashok, J. Koo, H. M. Wong, O. Dessens, S. Balasubramanian, G. G. Fleming, C. Wollersheim, R. Malina, M. N. Pearlson, S. Arunachalam, F. S. Binkowski, E. M. Leibensperger, D. J. Jacob, J. I. Hileman, and I. A. Waitz (2012) Public health, climate and economic impacts of desulfurizing jet fuel, Environ. Sci. Technol., 26, 4275-4282.

Leibensperger, E. M., L. J. Mickley, D. J. Jacob, W.-T. Chen, J. H. Seinfeld, A. Nenes, P. J. Adams, D. G. Streets, N. Kumar, and D. Rind (2012) Climatic effects of 1950-2050 changes in US anthropogenic aerosols - Part 2: Climate response, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 3349-3362. [PDF]

Highlighted as the NASA Earth Observatory "Image of the Day"

Leibensperger, E. M., L. J. Mickley, D. J. Jacob, W.-T. Chen, J. H. Seinfeld, A. Nenes, P. J. Adams, D. G. Streets, N. Kumar, and D. Rind (2012) Climatic effects of 1950-2050 changes in US anthropogenic aerosols - Part 1: Aerosol trends and radiative forcing, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 3333-3348. [PDF]

Tai, A. P. K., L. J. Mickley, D. J. Jacob, E. M. Leibensperger, L. Zhang, and J. A. Fisher (2012) Meteorological modes of variability for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) air quality in the United States: Implications for PM2.5 sensitivity to climate change, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 3131-3145. [PDF]

Mickley, L. J., E. M. Leibensperger, D. J. Jacob, and D. Rind (2012) Removal of aerosol optical depths over the United States causes large regional warming in a transient 2010-2050 climate simulation, Atmos. Environ., 45, 545-553. [PDF]

Wang, Q., D. J. Jacob, J. A. Fisher, J. Mao, E. M. Leibensperger, C. C. Carouge, P. Le Sager, Y. Kondo, J. L. Jimenez, M. J. Cubison, and S. J. Doherty (2011) Sources of carbonaceous aerosols and deposited black carbon in the Arctic in winter-spring: Implications for radiative forcing, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 12453-12473. [PDF]

Fisher, J. A., D. J. Jacob, Q. Wang, R. Bahreini, C. C. Carouge, M. J. Cubison, J. E. Dibb, T. Diehl, J. L. Jimenez, E. M. Leibensperger, M. B. J. Meinders, H. O. T. Pye, P. K. Quinn, S. Sharma, A. van Donkelaar, and R.M. Yantosca (2011) Sources, distribution, and acidity of sulfate-ammonium aerosol in the Arctic in winter-spring, Atmos. Environ., 45, 7301-7318. [PDF]

Murphy, D. M., J. C. Chow, E. M. Leibensperger, W. C. Malm, C. McDade, M. Pitchford, B. A. Schichtel, J. G. Watson, and W. H. White (2011) Decreases in elemental carbon and fine particle mass in the United States, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 4679-4686. [PDF]

Leibensperger, E. M., L. J. Mickley, D. J. Jacob, and S. R. H. Barrett (2011) Intercontinental influence of NOx and CO emissions on particulate matter air quality, Atmos. Environ., 45, 3318-3324. [PDF]

Kopacz, M., D. L. Mauzerall, J. Wang, E. M. Leibensperger, D. K. Henze, and K. Singh (2011) Origin and radiative forcing of black carbon transported to the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 2837-2852. [PDF]

Leibensperger, E. M., L. J. Mickley, and D. J. Jacob (2008) Sensitivity of US air quality to mid-latitude cyclone frequency and implications of 1980-2006 climate change, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 7075-7086. [PDF]

Wu, S., L. J. Mickley, E. M. Leibensperger, D. J. Jacob, D. Rind, D. G. Streets (2008) Effects of 2000-2050 global change on ozone air quality in the United States, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D06302, doi: 10.1029/2007JD008917. [PDF]

Hudman, R. C., D. J. Jacob, S. Turquety, E. M. Leibensperger, L. T. Murray, S. Wu, A.B. Gilliland, M. Avery, T. H. Bertram, W. Brune, R. C. Cohen, J. E. Dibb, F. M. Flocke, A. Fried, J. Holloway, J. A. Neuman, R. Orville, A. Perring, X. Ren, G. W. Sachse, H. B. Singh, A. Swanson, and P. J. Wooldridge (2007) Surface and lightning sources of nitrogen oxides over the United States: magnitudes, chemical evolution, and outflow, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D12S05, doi: 10.1029/2006JD007912. [PDF]

Chen, C. H., B. A. Sargent, C. Bohac, K. H. Kim, E. Leibensperger, M. Jura, J. Najita, W. J. Forrest, D. M. Watson, G. C. Sloan, and L. D. Keller (2006) Spitzer IRS Spectroscopy of IRAS-Discovered Debris Disks, Astrophys. J. Suppl. S., 166, 351-377. [PDF]

Sloan, G. C., L. D. Keller, W. J. Forrest, E. Leibensperger, B. Sargent, A. Li, J. Najita, D. M. Watson, B .R. Brandl, C. H. Chen, J. D. Green, F. Markwick-Kemper, T. L. Herter, P. D'Alessio, P. W. Morris, D. J. Barry, P. Hall, P. C. Meyers, and J. Houck (2005) Mid-Infrared Spectra of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Emission in Herbig Ae/Be Stars, Astrophys. J., 632, 956-963. [PDF]

PRESENTATIONS

"Aerosols and climate change during early 20th century", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 5, 2020.
==> Poster by undergraduate Fuji Maneesai

"Climate Change in the Lake Champlain Basin: What’s Already Happened and Where We’re Headed", Zoom a Scientist, Lake Champlain Sea Grant Webinar Series during COVID19, April 17, 2020.

"Data buoys in Lake Champlain: Real-time observations", State of the Lake Champlain Fisheries Meeting, Burlington, VT: March 7, 2020.

"Impacts of Weather and Climate on L. Champlain: Physical, Chemical, and Biological", Lake Champlain Sea Grant Brown Bag Series, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT: January 29, 2020.

"SUNY Plattsburgh data buoys and climate change in Lake Champlain", Lake Champlain Basin Program Executive Committee, Grand Isle, VT: September 10, 2019.

"Climate change in the Adirondacks: Observed change and emissions monitoring", Falconer Lecture Series at Whiteface Mountain Field Station, Wilmington, NY: July 23, 2019.

"Climate Change in the Adirondacks and Lake Champlain", Plattsburgh Rotary, Plattsburgh, NY: June 5, 2019.

"Climate Change in the Adirondacks", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 9, 2019.
==> Poster by undergraduate Alexandria Elliott

"Analysis of Simulated Methane Concentrations at Various Locations in New York State", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 9, 2019.
==> Poster by undergraduate Joseph Judge

"Seasonality of Climate Change", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 9, 2019.
==> Poster by undergraduate Fuji Maneesai

"Weather and Air Quality in NYS: Late May 2018 Pollution Event",Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 9, 2019.
==> Poster by undergraduate Inna Slager

"Covariation of Air Pollutants at Whiteface Mountain", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 9, 2019.
==> Poster by undergraduate Shafik Vadsirya

"Climate Change in the Adirondacks", Adirondack Communities: Preparing for and Responding to Climate Change, Silver Bay, NY: October 27, 2018.
==> Co-presented with undergraduate Alexandria Elliott

"Development of a Lake Champlain Anglers' Temperature Database", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY.
==> Poster by undergraduate Joseph Judge

"Climate change and intraseasonal variability in Lake Champlain: Application of the SUNY Plattsburgh Data Buoy and Long-term Monitoring Data", Lake Champlain Research Conference, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT: January 8, 2018.
==> Presented by Mark Malchoff (LCSG)

"Development of a Lake Champlain Anglers' Temperature Database", Lake Champlain Research Conference, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT: January 8, 2018.
==> Poster by undergraduate Joseph Judge

"Regional Climate Change: Dection, Attribution, Prediction", Duke University, Durham, NC: November 11, 2017.

"Observed and projected temperature change in Lake Champlain", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 3, 2017.
==> Poster by undergraduate student Vasu Govani.

"Calculating carbon flux within Lake Champlain", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 3, 2017.
==> Poster by undergraduate student Grace DeSantis.

"Temperatures in Lake Champlain: Can climate research be of use to anglers", Lake Champlain United Fishing Club, Burlington, VT: March 18, 2017.

"Assessing climate change within Lake Champlain (NY, VT, QC)", AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA: December 2016. Abstract GC21D-1130.
==>Included work by undergraduate Will Pierce

"How well can we model the Ice Storm of 1998? Assessing the accuracy of cloud microphysics schemes", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Sessions, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 5, 2016.
==> Poster by student David Bubbins.

"Climate change in Lake Champlain: Modeling future warming", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 5, 2016.
==> Poster by undergraduate students Conor McCormick and Nicholas Campagna.

"Importance of anthropogenic aerosols in climate change attribution", 14th Annual Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop, Burlington, VT: May 22-24, 2016.

"Anthropogenic aerosols and the evolution of 20th century U.S. climate", Southeast Atmosphere Studies Workshop, NOAA GFDL/Princeton University, Princeton, NJ: June 9, 2015.

"Adirondack Air Chemistry and Climate: Developing a Collaborative Partnership", SUNY 4E Network of Excellence Charette, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY: June 2, 2015.

"Chemical composition of Adirondack snow", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 7, 2015.
==> Poster by undergraduate students Casey Corrigan and Neil Sedlak.

"Modeling thermal structure in a small Adirondack lake", Center for Earth and Environmental Science Student Research Poster Session, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY: May 7, 2015.
==> Poster by graduate student Sarah Glancy.

"Does Air Pollution Impact U.S. Drought?", Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Seminar Series, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec: April 14, 2015.

"Anthropogenic Aerosols and the Evolution of US Droughts", AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA: December 19, 2014. Abstract A51M-07.

"Anthropogenic Aerosols and the Dust Bowl", AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA: December 17, 2014. Abstract ED31F-3466.
==> Poster by undergraduate student Evan Cazavilan

"Does Air Pollution Impact Drought? The Influence of Sulfate and BC on US Climate", Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Ocean and Climate Physics Seminar, Columbia University: December 5, 2014.

"Does Air Pollution Impact U.S. Drought?", New York State Section of the American Physical Society Topical Meeting on the Physics of the Atmosphere and Climate, SUNY Plattsburgh: September 26, 2014.

"Anthropogenic Aerosols and the Dust Bowl", New York State Section of the American Physical Society Topical Meeting on the Physics of the Atmosphere and Climate, SUNY Plattsburgh: September 26, 2014.
==> Poster by undergraduate Evan Cazavilan

"Speak for the trees: What can be learned from Champlain Valley tree core data?", New York State Section of the American Physical Society Topical Meeting on the Physics of the Atmosphere and Climate, SUNY Plattsburgh: September 26, 2014.
==> Poster by undergraduate student Ryan Revette (awarded 2nd best undergraduate poster)

"Adirondack Air Chemistry and Climate: Developing a Collaborative Partnership", SUNY 4E Network of Excellence Meeting, Binghamton University: May 2, 2014.

"Speak for the trees: What can be learned from Champlain Valley tree core data?", Sigma Xi/Northern NY American Chemical Society, SUNY Plattsburgh: April 26, 2014.
==> Poster by undergraduate student Ryan Revette

"Early 20th-century U.S. aerosol radiative forcing", 6th International GEOS-Chem Meeting, Harvard University: May 7, 2013.

"Effective diffusivity in baroclinic flow", 6th International GEOS-Chem Meeting, Harvard University: May 7, 2013.

"Super Storm!" SUNY Plattsburgh Environmental Action Committee Earth Week, SUNY Plattsburgh: April 23, 2013.

"Impact of non-CO2 Pollutants on US Climate." Vermont Weather and Climate Group, University of Vermont: January 16, 2013.

"Connecting US Air Pollution to International Air Quality and Climate Change - The Importance of Chemistry." Ithaca College Chemistry Seminar: March 27, 2012.

"Atmospheric composition and climate change." SUNY Plattsburgh Center for Earth and Environmental Science: February 29, 2012.

"Interactions between air quality and climate." Columbia SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science: October 6, 2011.

"Climate effects of US anthropogenic aerosols." MIT Atmospheric Science Seminar Series: September 12, 2011.

"Interactions between air quality and climate." MIT Aviation Air Quality and Climate Group, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics: June 23, 2011.

"Interactions between US air quality and climate." MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change: June 10, 2011.

"Interactions between air pollution and climate: The unintended consequences of cleaning our air." Ithaca College Physics Banquet: May 5, 2011.

"Climate effects of US aerosol sources: aerosol trends, radiative forcing, and climate response." 5th International GEOS-Chem Meeting, Harvard University: May 3, 2011.

"Intercontinental influence of NOx and CO emissions on particulate matter air quality." 5th International GEOS-Chem Meeting, Harvard University: May 2, 2011.

"Recent and projected climate consequences of improving US air quality." EPS Graduate Student and Postdoc Seminar, Harvard University: March 24, 2011.

"Climate reponse to 1950-2050 US aerosol trends." AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA: December 17, 2010. Abstract A53F-0322. (poster)

"The science of short-lived climate forcers." Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM), Boston, MA: September 22, 2010.

"Climate response to 1950-2050 US aerosol trends." International Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Pollution (CACGP)/International Global Atmospheric Chemistry Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada: July 11, 2010. (poster)

"Climate response to changing United States aerosol sources." NOAA GFDL, Princeton, NJ: March 31, 2010.

"Climate response to changing United States aerosol sources." NASA GISS, New York, NY: February 12, 2010.

"Climate response to changing United States aerosol sources: historical and projected aerosol burdens using GEOS-Chem." GEOS-Chem Scientific and Users' Meeting, Cambridge, MA: April 7, 2009.

"Regional climate response to U.S. aerosol sources." AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA: December 19, 2008. EOS Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract GC51B-03.

"Sensitivity of US air quality to mid-latitude cyclone frequency and implications of 1980-2006 climate change." AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA: December 19, 2008. EOS Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract A51E-0158. (poster)

"Mid-latitude cyclone frequency and United States air quality." EPS Graduate Student and Post-doc Seminar, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA: November 15, 2007.

"Trends in mid-latitude cyclone frequency and their effect on air quality." Global Change and Air Pollution (GCAP) Phase 2 Kick-off Meeting, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA: October 12, 2007.

"Air quality degradation due to greenhouse warming decreasing the frequency of mid-latitude cyclones." GEOS-Chem Users Meeting, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA: April 11-13, 2007. (poster)

"Air quality degradation due to greenhouse warming decreasing the frequency of mid-latitude cyclones." EPA Workshop on Consequences of Global Change for Air Quality, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: February 21, 2007. (poster)

"Cyclones, lightning, and pollution, Oh My!" Ithaca College Physics Department Seminar Series, Ithaca, NY: October 13, 2006. (oral)

"Probing the physical characteristics of young-planet-forming stars using emissions from complex molecules." James J. Whalen Academic Symposium, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY: March 2005.

"Mid-infrared spectra of PAH emission in Herbig AeBe stars." Aspen Center for Physics Winter Conference on Astrophysics, Aspen, CO: February 6-12 2005. (poster)