Fangqun Yu

Fangqun Yu
Senior Research Associate & Professor

Atmospheric Sciences Research Center
State University of New York at Albany
251 Fuller Road, Albany, New York 12203
(518) 437-8767
(518) 437-8758(fax)
fyu@albany.edu

Research Interests:

Molecular scale investigation of environmental nucleation processes through computational quantum study and kinetic nucleation modeling


Formation and growth of tropospheric particles: Modeling, data analyses, and comparisons


Development and continuous improvement of a computationally efficient advanced particle microphysics (APM) model for coupling with GEOS-Chem, WRF-Chem, and CESM


Regional aerosol modeling using WRF-Chem + APM and GEOS-Chem+APM on nested domains


Global aerosol modeling using GEOS-Chem + APM and CESM + APM


Key processes controlling particle size distribution and cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) abundance


Aerosol-cloud-climate interaction study using regional and global climate models


Aerosol direct/indirect radiative forcing and climate change, climate feedback mechanisms involving particle nucleation


Formation and growth of ultrafine particles in various plumes (engine exhaust, power plant, volcano, etc.)


Combustion chemistry, and soot particle formation inside engine