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The Abbatt Group

Environmental Chemistry

Motivated by the changing composition of the atmosphere, our research focuses on studies of atmospheric chemical processes, with attention given to the multiphase chemistry occurring on surfaces and with aerosol particles and clouds. A new research interest is the chemistry of the indoor environment.

Latest Publications

The measured impact of wildfires on ozone in Western Canada from 2001 to 2019

Stephanie R. Schneider, Buai Shi, Jonathan P. D. Abbatt. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (Feb 2024)

When Does Multiphase Chemistry Influence Indoor Chemical Fate?

William D. Fahy, Frank Wania, Jonathan P. D. Abbatt. Environmental Science & Technology (Feb 2024)

Light exposure of wood smoke aerosol: connecting optical properties, oxidation, radical formation, and chemical composition

Carolyn Liu-Kang, Anna Sokolova, Yufeng Gong, William D. Fahy, Hui Peng, Jonathan P. D. Abbatt. Environmental Science & Technology: Air (Feb 2024)

Multiphase Ozonolysis of Bisphenol A: Chemical Transformations on Surfaces in the Environment

Jie Yu, Yufeng Gong, Pranav Nair, John Liggio, Hui Peng, Jonathan P. D. Abbatt. Environmental Science & Technology (Feb 2024)

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Group News

Recent Graduates

September 26, 2022: Congratulations to Dr. Zilin Zhou for successfully defending his PhD thesis, titled "Chemical Fates of Oils Deposited on Indoor Surfaces". Dr. Zhou has since begun a postdoctoral research position at Health Canada.

October 17, 2022: Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Schneider for successfully defending her PhD thesis, entitled "Connecting the Atmosphere and the Ocean through Reactions at the Sea Surface Microlayer"! Dr. Schneider has since begun a postdoctoral position at McMaster University, working with Dr. Sarah Styler.

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