Chemical Characterization of Atmospheric Pollutants
Project Description

Conduct laboratory experiments to measure air pollutant concentrations following established analytical methods

Supervisor
YU Jianzhen
Quota
1
Course type
UROP1100
UROP2100
UROP3100
UROP4100
Applicant's Roles

(1) prerequisite: Fundamentals of Analytical chemistry (or equivalent), Analytical Chemistry Lab
(2) Expected duties: sample treatment and instrumental analysis of trace air pollutant
(3) Special requirement: Be able to devote one whole day per week for at least 6 weeks

Applicant's Learning Objectives

(1) Able to independently operate the main analytical instrument for the project (e.g., GC/MS, IC, etc).
(2) Able to conduct the analytical procedure from sample preparation to raw data processing and reduction with good repeatability
(3) Able to summarize and explain the major features of the analytical results and make connection to the underlying environmental chemistry issues

Complexity of the project
Moderate