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Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen

Assistant Professor, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

joallen@asu.edu

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

Biography

Experience:
Arizona State University, Assistant Professor 2001-2008
Aerodyne Research, Inc., Senior Research Scientist, 2000
California Institute of Technology, Postdoctoral Scholar 1997–2000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Visiting Lecturer1999–2000
Visiting Scientist 1998–2000
U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
Enforcement Officer 1988–1991



Research focus includes:

  • The formation and evolution of atmospheric aerosols with an emphasis on the organic compounds associated with these particles
  • Identification of sources of particulate matter using organic tracer compounds
  • The fate of toxic semi-volatile organic species, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, and dioxins, in the environment
  • Deposition of fine particulate matter including direct measurement of speciated and size-resolved fine particle deposition using eddy-correlation mass spectrometry
  • Testing and application of novel aerosol instrumentation
  • Statistical analysis of single aerosol particle composition measurements

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Education

  • PhD, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997
  • MS, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993
  • BS, Finance, University of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1986

Journal Articles

2013

Upadhyay, N., Q. Sun, J. O. Allen, P. K. Westerhoff and P. Herckes. 2013. Characterization of aerosol emissions from wastewater aeration basins. Journal of the Air and Waste Mangement Association 63(1):20-26. DOI: 10.1080/10962247.2012.726693. (link )

2011

Kaye, J. P., S. E. Eckert, D. A. Gonzales, J. O. Allen, S. J. Hall, R. A. Sponseller and N. B. Grimm. 2011. Decomposition of urban atmospheric carbon in Sonoran Desert soils. Urban Ecosystems 4:737-754. DOI: 10.1007/s11252-011-0173-8. (link )

Upadhyay, N., Q. Sun, J. O. Allen, P. K. Westerhoff and P. Herckes. 2011. Synthetic musk emissions from wastewater aeration basins. Water Research 45(3):1071-1078. DOI: http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy1.lib.asu.edu/10.1016/j.watres.2010.10.024. (link )

2008

Lohse, K. A., D. Hope, R. A. Sponseller, J. O. Allen and N. B. Grimm. 2008. Atmospheric deposition of carbon and nutrients across an arid metropolitan area. Science of the Total Environment 402(1):95-105. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.04.044. (link )

Posters

2008

Gonzales, D. A., J. O. Allen, R. A. Sponseller, S. J. Hall and N. B. Grimm. 2008. Atmospheric dry deposition of gaseous and particulate nitrogen to urban-influenced Sonoran Desert sites. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2007

Gonzales, D. A. and J. O. Allen. 2007. Dry deposition of aerosol nitrogen and organic carbon in the CAP area. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Lohse, K. A., D. Hope, R. A. Sponseller, J. O. Allen and N. B. Grimm. 2007. Spatial and temporal patterns of wet and dry deposition of nutrients in a desert city. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.. (link )

2006

Gonzales, D. A. and J. O. Allen. 2006. Dry deposition of fine aerosol nitrogen to an agricultural field measured by eddy-correlation mass spectometry. Poster presented at the 19 January 2006 CAP LTER 8th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Grimm, N. B., C. L. Redman, J. M. Briggs, C. Gries, M. M. Elser, B. Bolin, J. O. Allen, S. L. Harlan, S. H. Faeth, J. M. Anderies, J. C. Stutz, C. A. Martin, P. K. Westerhoff, R. Arrowsmith, J. A. Zehnder, J. Wu and A. P. Kinzig. 2006. Central Arizona -- Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) Project. Poster presented at the September 20-23 LTER All Scientist Meeting, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO.

Hall, S. J., N. B. Grimm, J. P. Kaye and J. O. Allen. 2006. Ecosystem response to the urban atmosphere in the Sonoran Desert. Poster presented at the 6-11 August 2006 91st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Memphis, TN.

2005

Grimm, N. B., J. P. Kaye, S. J. Hall, J. O. Allen and D. B. Lewis. 2005. A distinct urban biogeochemistry?. Poster presented at the 19 January 2005 CAP LTER Seventh Annual Poster Symposium, International Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2004

Gonzales, D. A. and J. O. Allen. 2004. Aerosol deposition measured by eddy-correlation mass spectrometry. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (link )

2003

Gonzales, D. A. and J. O. Allen. 2003. Aerosol nutrient deposition measured by eddy-correlation mass spectrometry. Presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Presentations

2009

Hall, S. J., R. A. Sponseller, N. B. Grimm, D. P. Huber, C. F. Clark, S. L. Collins, J. P. Kaye and J. O. Allen. 2009. Ecosystem response to the urban atmosphere in the Sonoran Desert. Presentation at the August 2-7, 2009 94th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Albuquerque, NM.

2008

Allen, J. O., D. A. Gonzales, R. A. Sponseller, S. J. Hall and N. B. Grimm. 2008. Atmospheric dry deposition of gaseous and particulate nitrogen to urban-influenced Sonoran Desert sites in central Arizona. Presentation at the April 2008 18th Conference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences, Orlando, FL.

2007

Hall, S. J., R. A. Sponseller, N. B. Grimm, J. P. Kaye and J. O. Allen. 2007. Ecosystem response to the urban atmosphere in the Sonoran Desert. San Jose McEnery Conference Center. Presentation at the 6-10 August 2007 joint meeting of 92nd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America and Society for Ecological Restoration 18th International Conference, San Jose, CA.

2004

Grimm, N. B., J. P. Kaye, S. J. Hall, J. O. Allen and D. B. Lewis. 2004. A distinct urban biogeochemistry?. Presented at July 30-August 7, 2004, 89th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Portland, OR.