Current Group Members
I am always looking for new graduate students to join my group. Please contact me for questions about potential projects or about the application process at our department.
Riemer Group Alumni
Visiting Scholar, 2019, Research Topic: Predicting Effect of Organic-Inorganic Internally Mixed Particles on Water Uptake and Optical Properties of Atmospheric Aerosols with and without Black Carbon"
M.S. 2019, Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC Thesis:"Particle-Resolved Modeling for Evaluating Assumptions in Aerosol Studies"
Ph.D. 2019, Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC, co-advised with Prof. Matt West. Thesis:"Particle-Resolved Aerosol Modeling on the Regional Scale- Insights into Importance of Capturing Aerosol Mixing State"
Fulbright Scholar August 2018 - May 2019, Research Topic:"Towards Improved Representation of Black Carbon Aerosol in Regional Climate Models for Climate Studies in India""
M.S. 2018, Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC, co-advised with Prof. Larry DiGirolamo. Thesis:"Spatiotemporal Variation of PM2.5 over the contiguous United States"
M.S. 2018, Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC Project: Machine Learning to Predict the Global Distribution of Aerosol Mixing State Metrics
Visiting Ph.D. student, Nanjing University September 2016 - September 2017 Resarch topic: Impacts of PM2.5 on the Urban Heat Island Effect
M.S. 2017, Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC, co-advised with Prof. Don Wuebbles. Thesis: "Sensitivity of black carbon aging to modeling assumption in CAM-Chem".
M.S. 2016, Aerospace Engineering, UIUC, co-advised with Prof. Matthew West. Thesis: "Explicit stochastic schemes for transport in particle-resolved simulations".
Ph.D. 2016, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC. Thesis: "Investigation of the evolution of atmospheric particles with integration of the stochastic particle-resolved model PartMC-MOSAIC and atmospheric measurements".
M.S. 2016, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC. Project: "Improving middle school science curriculum through the implementation of a flipped-classroom model".
Postdoctoral Researcher, 2015-2016, UIUC/UC Irvine. Research topic: Particle-resolved modeling of in-cloud aqueous phase chemistry.
Ph.D. 2015, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UIUC, co-advised with Prof. Tami Bond. Thesis: "Improving model representations of black carbon using a particle-resolved aerosol model".
Postdoctoral Researcher, 2011-2014, UIUC. Research topic: Nighttime chemistry during CalNex2010: Integrating model simulations with field observations
M.S. 2014, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC. Thesis: "Black carbon mixing state in Paris during MEGAPOLI: Connecting particle-resolved observations to particle-resolved modeling".
M.S. 2014, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC. Thesis: "Investigating the impacts of entrainment on nucleation scavenging of black carbon particles through particle-resolved simulations".
M.S. 2014, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC. Thesis: "Modeling nighttime chemistry with WRF/Chem: Sensitivity to vertical resolution and boundary layer parameterization".
Ph.D. 2013, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC. Thesis: "Black carbon mixing state impacts on aerosol activation—Investigations using particle-resolved model simulations".
Ph.D. 2012, M.S. 2006, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University. Thesis: "On the variability of mineral dust and the intertropical convergence zone over West Africa: A synthesis of observations, climate models and geochemical analysis".
M.A. 2010, Department of Physics, Stony Brook University. Thesis: "Detailed heterogeneous chemistry implemented in a particle-resolved model".
M.A. 2009, Department of Physics, Stony Brook University. Thesis: "Modeling heterogeneous chemistry of air pollutants: Co-adsorption of O3, NO2, and H2O on soot coated with BaP in an urban plume box model".
Ph.D. 2008, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University. Thesis: "Modeling study of flocculation effects on sediment transport in estuaries".