Nenes, Dr. Athanasios


Dr. Athanasios Nenes

Nenes, Dr. Athanasios

Adjunct Professor

Research Interests

  • Modeling of aerosol-cloud-climate interactions on a global scale
  • Modeling and parameterization of cloud microphysical processes
  • Thermodynamic modeling of tropospheric aerosols
  • Instrumentation and techniques for characterizing organic-water interactions, hygroscopicitiy and CCN activity of aerosols
  • Laboratory and field studies on CCN activity and aerosol-cloud interactions
  • New particle formation and its impact on CCN concentrations
  • Effect of pollution on marine ecosystem productivity and carbon cycle
  • Impact of marine ecosystem productivity on clouds


  •  Atmospheric Sciences Section Ascent Award, American Geophysical Union, 2012

  •   Outstanding Faculty Research Author, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012

  • Kenneth Whitby Award, American Association for Aerosol Research, 2011

  • Georgia Power Faculty Scholar, 2011

  • Houghton Award, American Meteorological Society, 2009

  • Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award, Georgia Tech, 2007

  • Friedlander Award, American Association of Aerosol Research, 2005

  • Georgia Tech, College of Science, Blanchard-Milliken Junior Faculty Fellow, 2004

  • CAREER AWARD, National Science Foundation, 2004

  • New Investigator Award, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004

  • Dean's Prize, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, 1998

  • University of Miami Fellowship, 1996-1997

  • Best Diploma Thesis Award in Chemical Engineering, Chamber of Engineers (Greece), 1996


  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Atmospheric Chemistry, University of Miami
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens

Contact Information

ES&T 3258
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