Douglas Collins

Douglas Collins

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
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About Douglas Collins

Educational Background

  • B.A., Colgate University
  • M.S., University of California, San Diego
  • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric chemistry
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Multiphase chemical processes
  • Chemical analysis of surfaces

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Selected Publications

Collins, D.B. and V.H. Grassian. "Gas-Liquid Interfaces in the Atmosphere: Impacts, Complexity, and Challenges" in Physical Chemistry of Gas-Liquid Interfaces, J.E. House and J.A. Faust, eds. Elsevier, 2018, 271-313.

Wang, X., G.B. Deane, K.A. Moore, O.S. Ryder, M.D. Stokes, C.M. Beall, D.B. Collins, M.V. Santander, S.M. Burrows, C.M. Sultana, K.A. Prather. "The Role of Jet and Film Drops in Controlling the Mixing State of Submicron Sea Spray Aerosol Particles." Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 2017, 114(27), 6978-6983.

Collins, D.B., J. Burkart, R. Y.-W. Chang, M. Lizotte, A. Boivin-Rioux, M. Blais, E.L. Mungall, M. Boyer, V.E. Irish, G. Masse, D. Kunkel, J.-É. Tremblay, T. Papakyriakou, A.K. Bertram, H. Bozem, M. Gosselin, M. Levasseur, J.P.D. Abbatt. "Frequent Ultrafine Particle Formation and Growth in Canadian Arctic Marine and Coastal Environments." Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2017, 17, 13119-13138.

Collins, D.B., T.H. Bertram, C.M. Sultana, C. Lee, J.L. Axson, K.A. Prather. "Phytoplankton blooms weakly influence the cloud forming ability of sea spray aerosol." Geophys. Res. Lett., 2016, 43(18), 9975-9983.

DeMott, P.J., T.C.J. Hill, C.S. McCluskey, K.A. Prather, D.B. Collins, R.C. Sullivan, M.J. Ruppel, R.H. Mason, V.E. Irish, T. Lee, C.Y. Hwang, T.S. Rhee, J.R. Snider, G.R. McMeeking, S. Dhaniyala, E.R. Lewis, J. Wentzell, J.P.D. Abbatt, C. Lee, C.M. Sultana, A.P. Ault, J.L. Axson, M.D. Martinez, I. Venero, G. Santos-Figueroa, M.D. Stokes, G.B. Deane, O. Mayol-Bracero, V.H. Grassian, T.H. Bertram, A.K. Bertram, B.F. Moffett, G.D. Franc. "Sea spray as a unique source of ice nucleating particles." Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 2016, 113(21), 5797-5803.

Further Information

Contact Details


212 Rooke Chemistry Building