Air Quality, Climate Change and Environmental Justice

J.D. Neil Donahue, Ph.D. | Director of Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research, Carnegie Mellon University

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Neil Donahue is the founding director of the Center for Atmospheric Particle Studies at Carnegie Mellon University and a Pittsburgh native. He is the Lord University Professor of Chemistry with appointments in both Science (in Chemistry) and Engineering (in Chemical Engineering as well as Engineering and Public Policy). He is now the director of the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research, which represents all environmental scholarship at CMU. Donahue has an undergraduate degree in Physics from Brown University and a doctorate in Meteorology at MIT. Before coming to CMU in 2000, he spent a decade in the laboratory of James Anderson at Harvard. He is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union and the American Association for Aerosol Research and has received the Pittsburgh and Esselen Awards from the American Chemical Society. He has published more than 240 peer-reviewed journal articles, many very highly cited.