Welcome!

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Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry
Lafayette College
324 Hugel Science Center
Easton, PA 18042

Phone: (610) 330-5206
Email: gallowam[@]lafayette.edu

Recent news

July 2021: Our work on the photochemical bleaching and browning of carbonyl – ammonium sulfate reaction systems has been published in ACS Earth & Space Chemistry! Congratulations Jackie and Daisy! See the manuscript here: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00165


June 2020: Daisy Grace’s honors thesis work determining reaction mechanisms and rate constants for the biacetyl – ammonium sulfate reaction system has been published in ACS Earth & Space Chemistry! Congratulations Daisy and her student coauthors, Emily and Shiqing! See the manuscript here: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.0c00096


September 2019: Our work on the determination of new reaction mechanisms for carbonyls and ammonium sulfate has been published in ACS Earth & Space Chemistry! Congratulations Daisy and Jackie! See the Manuscript here: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.9b00235.


July 2019: Our manuscript discussing a method to use supercritical fluid chromatography-mass spectrometry to separate and detect atmospheric compounds was just published! See the publication here: https://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/12/3841/2019/.


May 2019: Lizzy Obarow has joined our lab and will be working with Jackie Sharp this summer. Welcome Lizzy!


May 2019: Our manuscript detailing the surface tension and bulk effects of photo-exposure of methylglyoxal/ammonium sulfate droplets through collaboration with Prof. Joe Woo and his students has been published. See the publication here: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.9b00123.


April 2019: Daisy Grace, Rachael Holappa, and Jackie Sharp presented their work at the American Chemical Society National meeting in Orlando, FL. Congratulations!

 


February 2019: Our work discussing a method to use supercritical fluid chromatography-mass spectrometery to separate and detect atmospheric compounds was just accepted for publication in Atmospheric Measurement Technologies Discussions!


Fall 2018: We presented our work at the International Aerosol Conference in St. Louis, MO and at the American Geophysical Union National Meeting in Washington DC.


June 2018: Jackie Sharp has joined our lab and will be working with Daisy Grace and Rachael Holappa this summer. Welcome Jackie!


March 2018: Jessica Ackendorf, Daisy Grace, and Rachael Holappa presented their work at the American Chemical Society National meeting in New Orleans, LA. Congratulations!


November 2017: Our work discussing the optical properties of imidazole-2-carboxaldehyde as a function of pH was published in Environmental Science & Technology Letters! See the publication here: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00486


August 2017: We presented our research at the Gordon Research Conference for Atmospheric Chemistry in Newry, ME! Our poster title was Matrix effects in atmospheric aerosol


June 2017: Jessica Ackendorf presented her work at the Midatlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Hershey, PA. Congratulations Jessica!


June 2017: Daisy Grace and Rachael Holappa joined our lab and will be working with Jessica Ackendorf this summer. Welcome Daisy and Rachael!


April 2017: Mike Ippolito and Andrew Sager presented their work at the American Chemical Society National meeting in San Francisco, CA. Congratulations Mike and Andrew!


June 2016: Jessica Ackendorf has joined our lab and will be working with Mike Ippolito this summer. Welcome Jessica!


IMG_4753March 2016: Mike Ippolito presented his work at the American Chemical Society National meeting in San Diego, CA. Congratulations Mike!


IMG_3904September 2015: Mike Ippolito and Ted Riegel presented their summer work at the 2015 Lafayette Student Summer Research Poster Symposium.


August 2015: We are wrapping up our summer research and preparing to welcome new students into the lab!


August 2015: We presented our research at the Gordon Research Conference for Atmospheric Chemistry in Waterville Valley, NH! Our poster title was: Exploration of aerosol growth through photosensitized oxidation of VOCs