PhD Dissertation Defense
May 26, 2022
I passed my dissertation defense and received my PhD in Earth and Planetary Sciences! My dissertation is entitled: "Modeling the impact of human-driven fires on air quality from regional and global perspectives."
Mittal Institute Profile
May 6, 2022
Harvard's Mittal Institute, where I am currently a Graduate Student Associate, wrote a profile on my research on agricultural fires and air quality in India. Check it out here!
NOAA Climate & Global Change Fellowship
March 31, 2022
I will start as a NOAA C&GC Postdoctoral Fellow in August 2022 at UC Irvine with Jim Randerson!
Geo for Good Lightning Talks Series #1
April 8, 2021
I recorded a 3-minute lightning talk on my FIRECAM and HMS Smoke apps for the Geo for Good Lightning Talk Series #1 on Earth Engine Apps (recording)!
Chemical characterization and source apportionment of organic aerosols in the coastal city of Chennai, India: Impact of marine air masses on aerosol chemical composition and potential for SOA formation
October 14, 2021
Snehitha Kommula's paper is published in ACS: Earth and Space Chemistry (main + SI)!
Excess of COVID-19 cases and deaths due to fine particulate matter exposure during the 2020 wildfires in the United States
August 13, 2021
Our collaborators at Harvard's School of Public Health, Xiaodan Zhou, Kevin Josey, and Francesca Dominici, led our paper published in Science Advances (main + SI)! See Harvard's press releases from SEAS and the School of Public Health.