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Andrew P Grieshop

Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University.

Research interests include the sources and evolution of atmospheric aerosols, characterization of in-use emissions from mobile and stationary combustion sources, linkages between air pollution emissions and climate change, air pollution exposure assessment, technical policy analysis of the environmental impacts of energy systems, and energy and environment in developing countries.

Paul T Griffiths

NCAS-Climate researcher in atmospheric composition. Since 2009 I have been working on numerical simulation of the atmosphere, focussing on the chemistry of the troposphere. My main interests are in halogens, NOx and heterogeneous chemistry. I am also interested in model-measurement comparisons and ways to quantify and improve model treatments of atmospheric composition.

Alex B Guenther

Professor of Earth System Science and author of more than 300 peer-reviewed journal articles. Elected fellow, American Geophysical Union. Recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher by Thompson Reuters. Associate editor of several journals and chair of the Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA) and Integrated Land-Ecosystem Process Study (iLEAPS) core activities of the International Geosphere Biosphere Program (IGBP). Contributing author, Third and Fourth Assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Gang Huang

I mainly investigate climate dynamics, especially, the mechanism of variability of atmosphere circulation and monsoon systems in East Asia. I have performed a large number of original studies on the observation and simulation of the impacts of Indian Ocean long-term variability on Asia Monsoons, as well as the dynamics of extreme climate, ENSO dynamics and associated decadal climate variability.

Oriol Jorba

Oriol Jorba born in Barcelona (Spain, 9 July 1975), Industrial Engineer (Technical University of Catalonia - UPC-, Barcelona, Spain, 1999); Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering (Technical University of Catalonia -UPC-, Barcelona, Spain, 2005). In 2005, he was enrolled as researcher at the Earth Sciences Department of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, and in 2008 moved to the Atmospheric Modelling Group Manager position at BSC. Since 2016, he is senior researcher of the Atmospheric Composition Group at BSC. He has participated in projects funded by the European Commission and the Spanish Government on air quality, aerosols, and in the application of atmospheric modeling in HPC. He has lead the research project on the development of the multiscale chemical weather forecasting system NMMB-MONARCH which is the official model used by the Barcelona Dust Forecast Center (BDFC), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Regional Meteorological Center specializing in Atmospheric Sand and Dust. As scientific reviewer of the Scientific Commission of the Spanish National Research Program, his research expertise includes high resolution mesoscale meteorology and air quality, development of online meteorology-chemistry models, boundary layer, atmospheric chemistry studies and environmental impact assessment.

Sanket J. Joshi

Sanket Joshi is Deputy Director, Oil & Gas Research Center, and an Application
Specialist, Oil & Gas Science, Central Analytical and Applied Research Unit, at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. He holds PhD in Microbiology, from M. S. University of Baroda, India. He has rich experience in research and management positions in academics and Industrial Fermentation R & D units, in India and Oman. In industry, he worked on several turnkey projects for β-lactams, Macrolides, Antidiabetic drug (for type II diabetes), and Glycopeptides. His current research encompasses energy (Biosurfactants, Biopolymers, Biogas, Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery; Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery; Biofuels), environmental bioremediation (oil pollution; Control of souring by Sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB); HPAM contaminated sites), Molecular Biology, and green synthesis of nanoparticles and its applications.

Jan Kaiser

Professor of Biogeochemistry, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK.

Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award. IUPAC Task Group Chair "Terminology and definition of quantities related to the isotope distribution in elements with more than two stable isotopes". IUPAC Interdivisional Committee on Terminology, Nomenclature and Symbols. SCOR Working Group 'Dissolved nitrous oxide and methane measurements'. Editor Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Research interests:
* to understand and quantify chemistry and oxidation capacity of the atmosphere
* to quantify relative time scales of transport and biogeochemical conversion processes in atmosphere and oceans
* to understand and quantify variability in marine biological production and CO2 uptake down to small spatial scales
* to gauge the impact of human activities on greenhouse gas emissions in terrestrial and coastal environments

Sergey K. Konovalov

Director of Marine Hydrophysical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences since 2015. Previously, Head of Department of Marine Biogeochemistry, Marine Hydrophysical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences (2009-2015), Leading Scientist, Marine Hydrophysical Institute (2002-2009), Senior Scientist, Marine Hydrophysical Institute (1992-2002), Senior Scientist, Institute of Oceanography, State Committee of Meteorology of USSR (1990-1992), Researcher, Chemical Department, Moscow State University (1986-1990). Fellow Academician of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine since 2009. Fellow Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences since 2016.

Valsaraj KT

Former Vice President for Research & Economic Development, currently the Charles and Hilda Roddey Distinguished Professor in Chemical Engineering and Ike East Professor in Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University. Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Recipient of AIChE/ACS Charles E Coates award in 2012. Research area is in environmental chemical engineering. He has broad research experience in wastewater treatment, atmospheric chemistry and, modeling the fate and transport of contaminants in all three environmental media (air, water and soil/sediment). Present research is concerned with the transformations of pollutants on atmospheric aerosols (fog, rain, ice and snow), mercury sequestration in sediments and, studies on chemical dispersant design for sub-sea oil/gas spill. He is the author of 1 widely accepted textbook (with four editions), 200 peer-reviewed journal articles, 27 book chapters and 2 U.S. patents. He has made over 250 national and international presentations and 28 invited seminars and plenary lectures on his research. His research has been supported by the NSF, EPA, DOE, DOD, USGS and several private industries.

Jingqiu Mao

Atmospheric chemistry modeler and experimentalist. Research interests include: Biosphere-atmosphere interactions, biomass burning emission and chemistry, oxidation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), heterogeneous chemistry of aerosols and cloud, secondary organic aerosol formation, chemistry-climate interactions, remote sensing of atmospheric trace gases.

Bruno D V Marino

Bruno D.V. Marino is an American scientific entrepreneur involved in solving diverse social problems through a scientific lens and public purpose. Bruno has over 20 years’ experience in early stage companies serving in diverse roles including as CEO, COO, CTO and Director of Research. He founded Planetary Emissions Management, Inc. in 2007, and Planet Alpha in 2017, serving as CEO to both companies. His primary interest has been the impact of climate change on culture and an understanding of climate change effects on the biosphere. He has published extensively in these areas as well as environmental monitoring employing stable and radiogenic isotopes, ecosystem science and experimental manipulation of large enclosed human-rated engineered ecosystems. He is a graduate of Phillips Andover Academy, Johns Hopkins University (BA) and Harvard University where he was awarded a NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Fellowship to complete his PhD in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. He holds an MA in Biological Anthropology also from Harvard. Bruno is a co-founder and Trustee of the PeaceKeeper Foundation whose mission is to promote peaceful negotiations around climate change for future generations. See: for relevant publications.

Ralph Mead

I am an organic geochemist studying the fate and transport of anthropogenically and natural derived organic compounds in the Anthropocene.