John H. Seinfeld
Louis E. Nohl Professor of Chemical Engineering
B.S., University of Rochester, 1964; Ph.D., Princeton University, 1967; D.Sc.h.c., University of Patras; Carnegie Mellon University; Clarkson University. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1967-70; Associate Professor, 1970-74; Professor, 1974-; Nohl Professor, 1979-; Executive Officer for Chemical Engineering, 1974-90; Executive Officer for Environmental Science and Engineering, 2016-17; Chair, Division of Engineering and Applied Science, 1990-2000.
Professor Seinfeld focuses on atmospheric chemistry, secondary organic aerosol formation, and aerosol-cloud relationships in climate. His research group addresses these areas through laboratory chamber and flow tube experiments, large-scale atmospheric modeling, and aircraft measurements.
Research Summary: atmospheric chemistry and physics, aerosols, climate