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Dr. Doug Worsnop recognized with 2014 Fuchs Award

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.

Aerodyne awarded the Department of Energy 2013 SBIR/STTR Small Business of the Year Award

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.

Five Aerodyne scientists among top cited 1% by Thomson Reuters

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 direct collaborators also account for 10% of the top 1% in the area of geosciences.

Aerodyne presents Thermal Battery Replacement technology

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

E-31 Committee held its 2014 annual meeting at ARI June 2-6.

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.

ARI at EGU 2014


28 April through 2 May, 2014, Vienna, Austria - ARI exhibited at the 2014 meeting of the European Geophysical Union, Vienna, Austria.

Annual CIMS Mtg - 2014

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 i

Dr. Jesse Kroll awarded the 2013 James B. Macelwane Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting

Dr. Jesse Kroll
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.

Dr. John Jayne elected Vice President, Instrument Systems Development and Production

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.

Aerodyne awarded $300,000 EPA grant

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

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.

Announcing the 14th Annual AMS Users Meeting

The 14th Annual AMS Users Meeting will be held in Prague on September 7-9, 2013, immediately following the European Aerosol Conference.

Congratulations to President Charles Kolb for his election to the National Academy of Engineering

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".

Dr. Leah Williams appointed to AAAR Board of Directors


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.

ARI exhibits at 45th annual fall AGU meeting

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.

New light shed on role of urban soot particles

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 & Engineering News: "Urban soot particles may warm climate less than believed" (C&E News, V.90, N36 P.56 September 3, 2012.)

Dr. David Lewis receives degree Doctor of Science honoris causa.

Dr. David Lewis receives degree Doctor of Science honoris causa from Amherst College President Carolyn Martin, May 20, 2012, Amherst MA.

Dr. David Lewis named among the American Chemical Society 2012 National Award Winners

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 Aero-Thermodynmics.

Aerodyne aerosol mass spectrometers and their role in atmospheric research is highlighted in C&EN.

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

Dr. Nga Lee (Sally) Ng receives the 2010 AAAR Sheldon K. Friedlander Award

This award recognizes an outstanding doctoral dissertation in the field of aerosol science and technology.

Dr. Douglas R. Worsnop awarded 2010 Yoram J. Kaufman Award for Unselfish Cooperation in Research

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.

Aerodyne's gas sampling probe

Aerodyne's gas sampling probe is spotlit in the Air Force SBIR/STTR Advantage.

Tunable Infrared Laser Differential Absorption Spectrometer

Aerodyne's Tunable Infrared Laser Differential Absorption Spectrometer (TILDAS) instruments are featured in NASA Spinoff 2009.

Dr. Douglas Worsnop named to the AAAR Board of Directors for 2010-2011

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.

Global Sources of Local Pollution

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.

Urban Metabolism Model of Megacities

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

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.

Dr. David D. Nelson elected fellow of the Optical Society of America

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 Aerodyne since 1989 and is currently co-Director of the Center for Atmospheric and Environmental Chemistry and Aerodyne's Vice President of Operations.

Dr. Richard Miake-Lye presented with a copy of Nobel Peace Prize certificate

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.

ARI featured in Environmental Science & Technology News

Aerodyne Research Inc. research scientists, mobile laboratory and papers are featured in Environmental Science & Technology News article "Characterizing Airplane Plumes on the Runway"

ARI featured in a new video entitled "Air Pollution"

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; A Systems Approach to Environmental Science and was prepared by the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics' Science Media Group with sponsorship from the Annenberg Foundation.

2008 American Society Committee on Environmental Improvement chair

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.

Department of the Navy SBIR/STTR Success stories

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.

Department of Energy Firm of the Year Award

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.

Dr. Richard Miake-Lye accepts the 2007 EPA Climate Protection Award

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.

Dr. Douglas R. Worsnop recognized as a Fellow of The American Geophysical Union

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% of all AGU members in any given year.

Dr. Dougas R. Worsnop awarded a distinguished professor position with the Academy of Finland

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 knowledge and know-how in Finland and add a more international element to the Finnish research system.

Dr. Barry McManus elevated to rank of Fellow

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.

AAAS and Aerodyne Research, Inc. Announce 2005 Fellow

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.

Dr. Charles E. Kolb awarded Henry A. Hill Memorial Award

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.

Stephen Jones of Aerodyne received the One NASA Peer Award

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.

Benjamin Y. H. Liu Award recipients

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 contributions to aerosol instrumentation and experimental techniques that have significantly advanced the science and technology of aerosols."

Ammonia Monitor EPA/ETV verified for ambient ammonia monitoring

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.

Aerodyne Research, Inc. Honored by American Meteorological Society

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 and transport.” The award is being presented today at the AMS 84th Annual Meeting in Seattle, Wash.

Quantum Cascade Laser Improves Smoke Analysis

"Quantum Cascade Laser Improves Smoke Analysis" Photonics Spectra, Accent on Applications

Mobile Laboratory

ARI Mobile Laboratory in Mexico City described in MIT's Technology Review

MIT's Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) Project

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.

Air Quality Moniitoring

Dr. Charles E. Kolb, President, discusses improved air quality monitoring for the AIP Inside Science News Service.

Dr. Doug Worsnop recognized with 2014 Fuchs Award

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.

Aerodyne awarded the Department of Energy 2013 SBIR/STTR Small Business of the Year Award

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.

Five Aerodyne scientists among top cited 1% by Thomson Reuters

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 direct collaborators also account for 10% of the top 1% in the area of geosciences.

Aerodyne presents Thermal Battery Replacement technology

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

E-31 Committee held its 2014 annual meeting at ARI June 2-6.

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.

ARI at EGU 2014


28 April through 2 May, 2014, Vienna, Austria - ARI exhibited at the 2014 meeting of the European Geophysical Union, Vienna, Austria.

Annual CIMS Mtg - 2014

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 i

Dr. Jesse Kroll awarded the 2013 James B. Macelwane Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting

Dr. Jesse Kroll
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.

Dr. John Jayne elected Vice President, Instrument Systems Development and Production

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.

Aerodyne awarded $300,000 EPA grant

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

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.

Announcing the 14th Annual AMS Users Meeting

The 14th Annual AMS Users Meeting will be held in Prague on September 7-9, 2013, immediately following the European Aerosol Conference.

Congratulations to President Charles Kolb for his election to the National Academy of Engineering

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".

Dr. Leah Williams appointed to AAAR Board of Directors


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.

ARI exhibits at 45th annual fall AGU meeting

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.

New light shed on role of urban soot particles

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 & Engineering News: "Urban soot particles may warm climate less than believed" (C&E News, V.90, N36 P.56 September 3, 2012.)

Dr. David Lewis receives degree Doctor of Science honoris causa.

Dr. David Lewis receives degree Doctor of Science honoris causa from Amherst College President Carolyn Martin, May 20, 2012, Amherst MA.

Dr. David Lewis named among the American Chemical Society 2012 National Award Winners

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 Aero-Thermodynmics.

Aerodyne aerosol mass spectrometers and their role in atmospheric research is highlighted in C&EN.

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

Dr. Nga Lee (Sally) Ng receives the 2010 AAAR Sheldon K. Friedlander Award

This award recognizes an outstanding doctoral dissertation in the field of aerosol science and technology.

Dr. Douglas R. Worsnop awarded 2010 Yoram J. Kaufman Award for Unselfish Cooperation in Research

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.

Aerodyne's gas sampling probe

Aerodyne's gas sampling probe is spotlit in the Air Force SBIR/STTR Advantage.

Tunable Infrared Laser Differential Absorption Spectrometer

Aerodyne's Tunable Infrared Laser Differential Absorption Spectrometer (TILDAS) instruments are featured in NASA Spinoff 2009.

Dr. Douglas Worsnop named to the AAAR Board of Directors for 2010-2011

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.

Global Sources of Local Pollution

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.

Urban Metabolism Model of Megacities

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

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.

Dr. David D. Nelson elected fellow of the Optical Society of America

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 Aerodyne since 1989 and is currently co-Director of the Center for Atmospheric and Environmental Chemistry and Aerodyne's Vice President of Operations.

Dr. Richard Miake-Lye presented with a copy of Nobel Peace Prize certificate

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.

ARI featured in Environmental Science & Technology News

Aerodyne Research Inc. research scientists, mobile laboratory and papers are featured in Environmental Science & Technology News article "Characterizing Airplane Plumes on the Runway"

ARI featured in a new video entitled "Air Pollution"

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; A Systems Approach to Environmental Science and was prepared by the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics' Science Media Group with sponsorship from the Annenberg Foundation.

2008 American Society Committee on Environmental Improvement chair

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.

Department of the Navy SBIR/STTR Success stories

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.

Department of Energy Firm of the Year Award

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.

Dr. Richard Miake-Lye accepts the 2007 EPA Climate Protection Award

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.

Dr. Douglas R. Worsnop recognized as a Fellow of The American Geophysical Union

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% of all AGU members in any given year.

Dr. Dougas R. Worsnop awarded a distinguished professor position with the Academy of Finland

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 knowledge and know-how in Finland and add a more international element to the Finnish research system.

Dr. Barry McManus elevated to rank of Fellow

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.

AAAS and Aerodyne Research, Inc. Announce 2005 Fellow

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.

Dr. Charles E. Kolb awarded Henry A. Hill Memorial Award

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.

Stephen Jones of Aerodyne received the One NASA Peer Award

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.

Benjamin Y. H. Liu Award recipients

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 contributions to aerosol instrumentation and experimental techniques that have significantly advanced the science and technology of aerosols."

Ammonia Monitor EPA/ETV verified for ambient ammonia monitoring

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.

Aerodyne Research, Inc. Honored by American Meteorological Society

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 and transport.” The award is being presented today at the AMS 84th Annual Meeting in Seattle, Wash.

Quantum Cascade Laser Improves Smoke Analysis

"Quantum Cascade Laser Improves Smoke Analysis" Photonics Spectra, Accent on Applications

Mobile Laboratory

ARI Mobile Laboratory in Mexico City described in MIT's Technology Review

MIT's Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) Project

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.

Air Quality Moniitoring

Dr. Charles E. Kolb, President, discusses improved air quality monitoring for the AIP Inside Science News Service.