John H. Seinfeld

John H. Seinfeld

Louis E. Nohl Professor of Chemical Engineering

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., University of Rochester, 1964; Ph.D., Princeton University, 1967; D.Sc.h.c., University of Patras; Carnegie Mellon University; Clarkson University. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1967-70; Associate Professor, 1970-74; Professor, 1974-; Nohl Professor, 1979-; Executive Officer for Chemical Engineering, 1974-90; Executive Officer for Environmental Science and Engineering, 2016-17; Chair, Division of Engineering and Applied Science, 1990-2000.


Research Group Matters
Martha Hepworth
208 Spalding Laboratory

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Research Overview

Professor Seinfeld focuses on atmospheric chemistry, secondary organic aerosol formation, and aerosol-cloud relationships in climate. His research group addresses these areas through laboratory chamber and flow tube experiments, large-scale atmospheric modeling, and aircraft measurements.

List of Research Areas

atmospheric chemistry and physics, aerosols, climate

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