Lu Hu

Lu Hu (胡璐)

Associate Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Montana
B.Sc: China University of Geosciences Beijing
M.S.: Institute of Geochemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ph.D.: University of Minnesota
Postdoctoral: Harvard University

Current Group Members

Sree Chaliyakunnel

Sreelekha Chaliyakunnel

Postdoctoral fellow
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Ph.D. in Land & Atmospheric Science, University of Minnesota
Satellite remote sensing of atmospheric composition for applications in wildfire smoke

Amy Christiansen

Amy Christiansen

Postdoctoral fellow
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Ph.D. in Atmospheric Chemistry, University of California, Irvine
Long term trend of global tropospheric ozone

 Vanessa Selimovic

Lixu Jin

Ph.D student in chemistry
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B.S. in Atmospheric Science, Lanzhou University, China
Constraining biomass burning emissions in the western U.S.


Damien Ketcherside

Ph.D student in chemistry
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B.S. in Chemistry, Lewis-Clark State College
VOC observations at Mt. Bachelor Observatory in support of FIREX-AQ

Wade Permar

Wade Permar

Ph.D student in chemistry
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B.S. Environmental Chemistry, Northern Arizona University
Chemical composition and evolution of western wildfire smoke

Vanessa Selimovic

Vanessa Selimovic

Postdoctoral fellow
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Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Montana
Biogenic VOCs in the Arctic

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Graduate student positions available. Send your CV and letter of interest.


Keri Nauman: Biochemistry and Geosciences, B.S. (2021)
Catie Wielgasz: Chemistry M.S. (2021), now Analytical Chemist at Eurofins
Ahsan Mozaffar:  Postdoctoral fellow (2020), now Associate Professor at NUIST
Ming Lee Harris-Weidner, Research intern (2020), now undergraduate at Middlebury College
Emi Okitsu: Undergraduate researcher (2019)
Qian Wang: Visiting Ph.D. student (2018), now Faculty at Guizhou Education University
David Burton: Undergraduate researcher (2018)