Nethmi Kasthuriarachchi, an NUS Environmental Engineering PhD student, was one of the Best Student Poster competition winners at the 10th International Aerosol Conference held from 2 to 7 September 2018. A quadrennial event, the 10th edition took place in St Louis, USA. More than 300 student posters were received, and Nethmi’s poster on “Strongly Absorbing Brown Carbon in Urban Environments” was selected as one of the winning posters.
Winning student poster on environmental issues in urban environments
Asst Prof Lee King Yin, Alex from NUS Civil and Environmental Engineering (on left) and Nethmi Kasthuriarachchi with the winning student poster on “Strongly Absorbing Brown Carbon in Urban Environments”
Nethmi is a member of the Air Quality & Aerosol Research group led by Asst Prof Lee King Yin, Alex from NUS Civil and Environmental Engineering. The group’s current research focuses on studies of formation, chemical processing and characterisation of carbonaceous aerosol in the atmosphere through laboratory experiments, field measurements, and instrumentation development. Nethmi’s PhD research broadly focuses on atmospheric chemistry.