LAQS

Spyros Pandis

Chemical Engineering Department
University of Patras, Patra, GR-26500, Greece
Tel: (2610) 969-510
Fax: (2610) 969-713
Mail: spyros .at. chemeng.upatras.gr

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering                                                                                        June 1991

California Institute of Technology

M.S., Chemical Engineering                                                                                           June 1988

California Institute of Technology

Dipl. Ing., Chemical Engineering                                                                                    June 1986

University of Patras, Greece

Professor                                                                                                                     2/04-

Department of Chemical Engineering, U. Patras, Greece

Research Professor                                                                                                      2/04-6/21

Departments of Chemical Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, CMU

Deputy Director                                                                                                           1/08-8/13

Institute of Chemical Engineering, FORTH, Greece                                                                     

Professor                                                                                                                     6/01-1/04

Departments of Chemical Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, CMU

Associate Professor                                                                                                      6/98-5/01

Departments of Chemical Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, CMU

Assistant Professor                                                                                                       9/93-5/98

Departments of Chemical Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, CMU

Teaching Excellence Award, University of Patras, 2022.

Vilhelm Bjerkness Medal, European Geophysical Union, 2021.

Research Excellence Award, University of Patras, 2019.

Lacey Lectureship, Caltech, 2017.

Cecil Award for excellence in environmental engineering research, AIChE, 2016.

Sinclair Award, American Association for Aerosol Research, 2016.

Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher, 2014.

Fellow, American Association for Aerosol Research, 2012.

European Research Council, Advanced Investigator IDEAS Award, 2011.

Environmental Science and Technology journal, Best Environmental Policy Paper, 2007.

Book of the Year, American Meteorological Society, 2006.

Kun Li Award for excellence in chemical engineering education, CMU, 2004.

Vaughn Lectureship, Caltech, 2004.

Ken Whitby Award, American Association for Aerosol Research, 2000.

Benjamin Teare Award for Excellence in Engineering Education, 1999.

G. Elias Professorship, 1999.

National Science Foundation, CAREER award, 1996.

George Tallman Ladd Outstanding Young Faculty Award, CMU, 1995.

IGAC Scientific Steering Group, 2012-2018.

American Association for Aerosol Research, President, 2009.

Aerosol Science and Technology, Editor, 2008-2018.

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Co-Editor, 2008-2013.

Hellenic Association for Aerosol Research, President, 2007.

Journal of Air Quality and Atmospheric Chemistry, Editorial Board, 2005-present.

American Association for Aerosol Research, Conference Chair, 2005.

National Research Council Committee on Application of Environmental Models, 2004-2007.

Editorial Board Journal of Aerosol Science 2003-2008.

National Research Council Committee Reviewing US Air Quality Management, 2001-2004.

American Association for Aerosol Research, Board of Directors, 2001-2003.

PhD STUDENTS

Christopher Gurciullo (1998), Kevin Capaldo (1999), Celia Cruz (1999), Asif Ansari (2000), Jason West (2000, Professor, U. North Carolina), Timothy Raymond (2001, Professor, Bucknell U.), Bonyoung Koo (2003), Juan Cabada (2004), Mireya Moya (2005, Professor, UNAM, Mexico), Kathleen Fahey (2005), Charles Stanier (2006, Professor, U. Iowa),  Timothy Gaydos (2006), Satoshi Takahama (2007, Professor, EPFL), John Dawson (2008), Timothy Lane (2008), Jaegun Jung (2008), Kristina Wagstrom (2009, Professor U. Connecticut), Alexandra Tsimpidi (2009), Vlasis Karydis (2009), Byong Lee (2010), Gabriella Engelhard (2010), Evangelia Kostenidou (2010, Professor, U. of Thrace), Lea Hildebrandt (2011, Professor, U. Texas, Austin),  Benjamin Murphy (2012), Michalis Pikridas (2012), Andrea Paciga (2013), Magdalini Psichoudaki (2014), Athanasios Megaritis (2014), Melissa  Day (2014), Laura Posner (2015), Antonios Tasoglou (2016), Christos Kaltsounoudis (2016), Evangelos Louvaris (2016), David Patoulias (2017), Xakousti Skyllakou (2017), Eleni Karnezi (2017),  Kalliopi Florou (2018), Ningxin Wang (2019), Georgia Theodoritsi (2020), Pablo Garcia (2020), Kerrigan Cain (2020), Spyro Jorga (2021), Maria Zakoura (2021) [42]

 

MS STUDENTS

Frederica Turner, Constantinos Dassios, Dara Lillis, Sarah Rees, Shaun Ferchack, WooJin An, JungHo Jae, Salvatore Farina, Dhurata Koraj, Longwei Li, Junping Tang, Nivedita Kumar, Georgios Gkatzelis, Maria Tsiflikiotou, Nicholas Skarzynski, Erion Hasa, Anna Siampani, Sreejith Sasidharan, Epameinondas Tsiligiannis, Stephanie Stephanie, Qian Qian, Sonal Nayak, Nikoletta Kokkinou [23]

 

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

Merete Bilde (2001, Professor, U. Copenhagen), Andrey Khlystov (2004, Professor, Duke U.), Beth Wittig (2004, Professor, SUNY), Kara Huff. (2006, Professor, Southern Illinois U.), Ravi Prathak (2008, U. Hong Kong), Asa-Awuku, Akua (2009, Professor UC Riverside), Ilona Riipinen (Prof., U. Stockholm), Marco Paglione (CNR-ISAC), Mauro Masol (Prof. U. Venice), Stefania Squizzato (U. Venice), Katerina Karadima (FORTH), Jack Kodros (NOAA) [12]

“Physical and Chemical Properties of Atmospheric Organic Aerosols,” NSF-Career, $199,971, September 1995-August 1998, Principal Investigator.

“Formation of Secondary Atmospheric Organic Aerosol,” American Chemical Society-PRF, $23,000, September 1995- August 1996, Principal Investigator.

 “Atmospheric Transport and Deposition of Chemical Constituents at Summit, Greenland: Interpretation of the GISP-2 Ice Core,” $151,202, NSF, June 1995-May 1996, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Investigating the Dynamics and Chemistry of Fog Formation and Dissipation,” California Air Resources Board, $209,977, February 1995-June 1996, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Chemical Constituents in Air and Snow at Summit, Greenland: Interpretation of the GISP-2 Ice Core,” NSF, $101,427, July 1994-June 1995, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Development of an Acid Deposition Model for the South Coast Air Basin of California,” California Air Resources Board-Caltech, $383,000, September 1993-March 1995, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Study of the Physical and Chemical Properties of Atmospheric Organic Aerosol,” EPA, $365,123, September 1995-August 1998, Principal Investigator.

“Development and Testing of a State-of-the-Art PMx Particulate Matter Module for Regional and Urban Photochemical Models”, EPA, $412,041, September 1995-August 1998, Principal Investigator.

“Atmospheric Transport and Deposition of Chemical Constituents at Summit, Greenland: Interpretation of the GISP-2 Ice Core,” NSF, $151,202, June 1995-May 1996, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Advanced Atmospheric Chemistry Modeling”, Principal Investigator, Exxon Educational Fund, $15,000, December 1995-November 1996, Principal Investigator.

“Additional Analysis of the IMS-95 Data – Fog Dynamics and Fog/Aerosol Interactions”, State of California Air Resources Board, $105,598, May 1997- April 1998, Co-Principal Investigator.

“California Regional PM10 Air Quality Study Data Analysis,” State of California Air Resources Board, $78,206, May 1997- April 1998, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Development of an Improved Aerosol Module for Urban and Regional Air Pollution Studies”, Coordinating Research Council, $126,671, June 1997-May 1999, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Research Consortium on Ozone and Fine Particle Formation in California and in the Northeastern United States”, EPA, $3,244,068, April 1998-March 2001, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Growth and Activation of Multicomponent Atmospheric Particles: The Role of Organics”, NSF, $280,000, April 1999-March 2002, Principal Investigator.

“Sampling, Analysis, and Properties of Primary PM2.5: Application to Coal-Fired Utility Boilers”, Department of Energy, $199,948, 1999-2000, Co-Principal Investigator.

“The Pittsburgh Atmospheric Particulate Matter Supersite”, US Environmental Protection Agency, $3,500,000, 1999-2004, Principal Investigator.

“Atmospheric Aerosol Source-Receptor Relationships: The Role of Coal Fired Power Plants”, Department of Energy, $3,400,000, 2000-2004, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Major Research Instrumentation: Acquisition of Instrumentation for Measurement of Airborne Organics and Fine Particulate Matter”, US National Science Foundation, $360,000, 2004-2005, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Impacts of Climate Change and Global Emissions on US Air Quality: Development of an Integrated Modeling Framework and Sensitivity Assessment”, US Environmental Protection Agency, $900,000, 2003-2006, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Atmospheric Processing of Organic Particulate Matter: Formation, Properties, Long Range Transport and Removal”, US Environmental Protection Agency, $450,000, 2003-2006, Co-Principal Investigator.

“Multicomponent Atmospheric Aerosol-Water Interactions”, National Science Foundation, $480,000, 2003-2007, Principal Investigator.

“European Integrated Project on Aerosol Cloud Climate Air Quality Interactions”, EUCAARI (European Union FP6 2007-2011, 210 k€, partner.

“Megacities: Emissions, Urban Regional and Global Atmospheric Pollution and Climate Effects”, MEGAPOLI (European Union FP7 2008-2011), 200 k€, Co-Coordinator.

“Major Research Instrumentation: Acquisition of a Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer and a High-Resolution Time of Flight Aerosol Mass Spectrometer for Organic Aerosol Oxidation Studies”, US National Science Foundation, 2009-10, 490 k$, co-PI.

“Changes in Climate, Pollutant Emissions and US Air Quality: An Integrated Modelling Assessment”, US Environmental Protection Agency, 2007-11, 950 k$, co-PI

“Laboratory, Field, and Theoretical Studies of the Water Uptake of Fresh and Aged Atmospheric Particles”, US National Science Foundation, 2007-11, 550 K$ PI.

“Evaluation and Continued Development of the Volatility Basis Set in Regional Chemical Transport Models”, EPRI, 2010-11, 180 k$, PI. 

“SOA Volatility Evolution: Formation and Oxidation over the Lifecycle of PM2.5”, US EPA 2008-12 (PI, 600k$).

“Black Carbon, Air Quality and Climate: From the Local to the Global Scale”, US EPA (2011-2015) (PI, 950 k$)

“Chemical Aging of Organic Aerosol”, US NSF (2013-2017) (PI, 250 k$)

“Sensitivity of Organic Aerosol Concentrations and Forcing to Anthropogenic Emissions”, US EPA (2013-2016) (PI, 450 k$)

“PEGASOS: Pan-European Gas-Aerosols-Climate Interaction Study”, European Union FP7 2011-2016 (PI, 8 M€)

“ATMOPACS: Atmospheric Organic Aerosol: Air Quality and Climate”, European Research Council, IDEAS 2011-2016 (PI, 3.5 M€)

“Center of Air Quality, Climate and Energy Studies (CACES), US EPA, 2016-2022 (Co-PI, 8 M$).

“EUROCHAMP-2020: Integration of European Simulation Chambers for Investigating Atmospheric Processes-Towards 2020 and Beyond”, EU Horizon 2020, 2016-2021, (Co-PI, 433 K€).

“PANACEA: Panhellenic Infrastructure for the Study of Air Pollution and Climate Change”, Greek General Secretariat for Research and Technology, 2018-2022 (Co-PI, 240 K€).

“IMSAP: A Novel Integrated System for the Analysis of Atmospheric Pollutants using Mass Spectroscopy”, Greek General Secretariat for Research and Technology, 2018-2022, (PI, 168 K€).

“FORCeS: Constrained Aerosol Forcing for Improved Climate Projections”, EU Horizon 2020, 2019-2023 (Co-PI, 592 K€).

“SMART-AQM: A Smart System for the Characterization of Air Quality”, Western Greece RIS-3, 2019-2022, (Co-PI, 60 K€).

“ACTRIS-IMP: Aerosols, Clouds and Trace Gases Research Infrastructure Implementation Project”, EU Horizon 2020, 2020-2023 (Co-PI, 53 K€).

“ATMO-ACCESS: Sustainable Access to Atmospheric Research Facilities”, EU Horizon 2020, 2021-2025, (Co-PI 190 K€, 2021-25.

“REMEDIA: Impact of Exposome on the Course of Lung Diseases”, EU Horizon 2020, 2020-2024, (Co-PI 463 K).

“RI-URBANS: Research Infrastructures Services Reinforcing Air Quality Monitoring Capacities in European Urban & Industrial Areas”, EU Horizon Europe, 2021-2025, 329 K€.

“CHEVOPIN: Chemical Evolution of Gas and Particulate Phase Organic Pollutants in the Atmosphere”, ELIDEK, 2021-2024, (PI, 945 K€).

Seminars in Universities and Research Institutes (51): Princeton U./US (1993), U. Houston/US (1993), Carnegie Mellon University/US (1993), U. California Santa Barbara/US (1993), MIT/US (1993), US Environmental Protection Agency (1994), Health Effects Institute/US (1996),  U. California Irvine/US (1996), Lehigh U./US (1996), MIT/US (1997), Harvard/US (1998), SUNY/US (1999), U. Texas Austin/US (1999), U. Minnessotta/US (2000), Penn State/US (2000), U. Maryland/US (2000), U. Colorado at Boulder/US (2001), UCLA/US (2001), Georgia Tech./US (2001), Imperial Col./UK (2001), U. Copenhagen (2002), NASA-GSFC/US (2002), U. of Oslo/Norway (2002), U. Helsinki/Finland (2002), U. of Ioannina/Greece (2002), ETH/Switzerland (2004), Caltech/US (2004), Demokritos/Greece (2004), ENPC/France (2004), U. of Oslo/Norway (2004), MCE/US (2006), U. of Ioannina/Greece (2008), U. Karlsruhe/Germany (2009), U. Wisconsin/US (2009), U. Crete/Greece (2009), U. Illinois at Urbana (2010), Cyprus Institute (2010), Imperial/UK (2010), U. Riverside/US (2011), U. Texas Austin/US (2013), PNNL (2013), Georgia Tech./US (2014), U. Aarhus/Denmark (2016), Caltech/US (2017), Imperial/UK (2018), Hong Kong City U./HK (2019), City U. of Hong Kong/HK (2019), Notre Dame U./US (2019), KAUST/SA (2019), U. Hangzhou/CN, Aachen U./DE (2021),

Invited Conference Presentations (36): International Aerosol Conference (1998), International Atmospheric Aerosol Modeling Workshop (1998), Air-Quality II (2000), Symposium on Chemistry-Climate Interactions (2000), Chairmen of the European Research Councils Chemistry Committee (2002), EPA Organic Aerosols (2002), NATO ARW Meeting on Transboundary Transport of Pollution (2002), Mid-Atlantic States Air Quality Directors Meeting (2002), American Geophysical Union (2002), ACCENT (2006), MILAGRO Conference (2007), INTROP (2007), Aerosols and Health (2010), IGAC (2010), European Geophysical Union Annual Meeting (2011), MedCLIVAR (2011), ACCENT+ (2011), IGAC (2012), Faraday Discussions (2013), Goldscmidt Conference (2013), ACCENT+ (2013), IGAC (2014), European Geophysical Union Meeting (2014), Black Carbon and Climate (2014), Air Quality and Climate (2014), 3rd Hellenic Forum for Science and Technology (2015), International Aerosol Modeling (2015), ITM (2016), ERC/GR (2018), Coordinating Research Council (2019), US EPA PM Center Conference (2019), PANACEA (2019), Science and Innovation (2021), Greek Anticancer Society (2021), 24th Development Forum (2021), Regional Growth Conference (2021).

Plenary Lectures and Keynote Addresses (30):

“Aerosol Modeling for Regulatory Purposes”, in Modeling Science Issues for High Performance Computing, Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, 1995.

“Gas-to-Particle Conversion”, in Particulate Matter: Health and Regulatory Issues, Air & Waste Management Association Meeting, Pittsburgh,1995.

“Modeling Atmospheric Aerosol Dynamics,” World Climate Research Program, Cambridge, England, 1995.

“Modeling Aerosol Chemistry”, International Atmospheric Aerosol Modeling Conference, Toronto, 1997.

“Formation and Properties of Secondary Atmospheric Aerosol: From the Laboratory to the Super-computer”, European Aerosol Association, 1998.

“Secondary Atmospheric Particulate Matter”, Fifth Chemical Congress of North America, Cancun, Mexico, 1998.

 “Organic Aerosols in the Atmosphere: Formation, Properties, and Lifetimes”, XXIV General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society, The Hague, 1999.

“Organic aerosols as CCN”, International Conf. on Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, Missouri-Rolla, 2000.

“Formation of Atmospheric Particulate Matter in the Urban Environment”, Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Long Beach, 2000.

“Chemical Engineering, Urban Smog, and Global Change”, Chemical Engineering International Congress, ITESM, Monterrey Mexico, 2000.

“Aerosol Physics and Chemistry Simulation”, 2nd International Conference on Air Pollution Modeling and Simulation”, Paris, France, 2001.

 “The Role of Ammonia in Air Quality”, American Dairy and Poultry Association Annual Meeting, Sacramento, 2002.

“Aerosol Cloud Interactions”, Aerosol Society Meeting, Leeds, 2002.

“Atmospheric Aerosol Flows”, Gordon Conference on Granular Fluid Flow, Oxford, 2006.

“Trees, Biogenic Hydrocarbons and Air Quality”, Gordon Conference on Emissions of Biogenic Organics, Ventura, 2007.

“Atmospheric Aerosol Nucleation in Sulfur Rich Environments”, International Conf. on Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, Galway, Ireland, 2008.

“Aerosols in the Atmosphere”, NATO International Meeting on Air Pollution Modeling and its Application, San Francisco, 2009.

“Air Quality and Public Policy”, European Aerosol Conference, Karlsruhe, 2009.

“Strategies to Improve Air Quality”, Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Meteorological Society, Athens, 2010.

“Atmospheric Aerosol, Air Quality and Climate”, Israeli Aerosol Association Conference, 2011.

“Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality”, International Chemistry Conference, Zurich, 2011.

“Revisiting the Atmospheric Organic Aerosol Sources”, International Catalysis Conference, Lyon, 2012.

“Atmospheric Aerosol and Climate Change”, NOBLESSE Lecture, Warsaw, 2013.

“Air Quality and Climate Change”, Clean Air Conference, Sydney, 2013.

“Nanoparticles in the Atmosphere”, Kammermeyer Lecture, U. Iowa, 2016.

“Atmospheric Aerosols, Climate and Health”, AIChE, 2017.

“Nanoparticles in the Air that we Breath”, Lacey Lecture, Caltech, 2017.

“Air Sea Interactions”, SOLAS, Rome, 2018.

“Air Pollution: From Ancient Greece to the Modern Financial Crisis, Ancient World and Modern Greece Conference, Patras, 2018.

“Back to the Future: Reducing Atmospheric Particulate Matter Levels to Improve Human Health”, Bjerkness Lecture, EGU, 2021.

  1. American Assoc. for Aerosol Research (AAAR) Annual Meeting, AAAR, Conference Chair, Houston, USA, 2005.
  2. Aerosols: Properties, Processes and Climate, ESF-INTROP, ESF-INTROP, Conference Co-Chair, Heraklion, Greece, 2007.
  3. European Aerosol Conference, HAAR, Conference Co-Chair, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2008.
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