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Jeffrey Pierce - Assistant Professor

Jeffrey Pierce


  • Ph.D. In Chemical Engineering - 2008 - Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA
  • B.S. In Chemical Engineering - 2003 - Northeastern University - Boston, MA

Career Overview

Jeff Pierce received his B.S. from Northeastern University and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, both in Chemical Engineering. He was a NASA Postdoctoral Fellow at NASA's Goddard Space Flight center from 2008-2009, and he was an Assistant Professor of Physics and Atmospheric Science at Dalhousie University from 2009-2012 before joining CSU in 2013.

Teaching Interests

  • Atmospheric aerosols
  • Aerosol-cloud interactions
  • Atmospheric chemistry
  • Computer programming for Atmospheric Scientists

Research Interests

  • Aerosol microphysics
  • Aerosol-cloud interactions
  • Cloud microphysics
  • Aerosol climate effects
  • Aerosol sources and sinks
  • Near-source aerosol physics
  • New-particle formation and growth
  • Aerosol and gas-phase chemistry
  • Aerosol remote sensing

Research Sponsors

  • Electric Power Research Institute
  • Environment Canada
  • Atlantic Computational Excellence Network
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Awards, Honors, and Positions

  • Langstroth Memorial Teaching Excellence Award, Dalhousie Physics and Atmos. Sci. Dept., 2012
  • GEOS-Chem Chemical Transport Model steering committee, co-chair of Aerosol development, 2011-present
  • American Association of Aerosol Research, chair of Atmospheric Aerosols working group, 2010-2011
  • NASA Postodoctoral Fellow, 2008-2009
  • Ken Meyer best Ph.D. thesis award, Carnegie Mellon University Chemical Engineering, 2008
  • EPA STAR Graduate Fellowship, 2006-2008

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