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Rajan Chakrabarty Receives CAREER Award from NSF

By Bo Huang on July 7, 2015 in News

Rajan Chakrabarty, assistant professor in the Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering was awarded the NSF Career Award for research titled, CAREER: From Cradle to Grave: Radiative Properties of Biomass Burning Aerosols  Professor Chakrabarty’s research focuses on two di...

Peat fire emissions may shed light on climate change

By Bo Huang on July 6, 2015 in News

Wildfires, which send hot flames and smoke high into the air, create black carbon emissions associated with climate change and risk to human health. Carbon emissions from wildfires in the contiguous U.S. are expected to increase by 50 percent by 2050 and to double by 2100. But there’s another maj...