Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences | Rutgers-New Brunswick

Barbara Turpin
Distinguished Professor
Air pollution, chemistry and physics of atmospheric aerosols

Education: Ph.D., Oregon Graduate Institute at Oregon Health Sciences University
Phone: 848-932-5781

Research Interests

Dr. Turpin's research focuses on understanding the atmospheric transformations of aerosols, which are important in urban and regional air pollution, and studying the effects of human exposure to these airborne particles. Her research works toward the development of effective pollution control strategies.

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • David Sinclair Award for "sustained excellence in aerosol research and technology by an established scientist still active in his/her career," American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR), 2010
  • President, American Association for Aerosol Research, 2012-2013 Member, International Commission for Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Pollution, 2010-2014
  • Haagen Smit Prize, 2009






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