James Schwab

Researches ozone depletion, air pollution and climate change

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James Schwab

Research Professor and Senior Research Associate
University at Albany
Department: Atmospheric Sciences Research Center

Air pollution and air pollution measurements; ground-level ozone pollution; atmospheric aerosols; air quality; environment

Campus phone: (518) 437-8754
Campus email: jschwab@albany.edu

Jim Schwab is a research professor and senior research associate with the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center at UAlbany. His research group studies atmospheric chemistry and air pollution, with an emphasis on policy-relevant scientific work. His research team makes continuous and ongoing measurements of air pollution at locations across New York State. His stations in the Adirondacks and Southern Tier have been continuously monitoring for thirty plus and almost twenty-five years respectively. His colleagues include scientists and engineers from other universities, from state agencies, and others involved in air pollution measurements and air quality management.

Schwab's credentials include more than 100 author or co-author peer-reviewed publications and a similar number of conference presentations. He joined ASRC in 1988. Schwab has a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Minnesota and a doctorate in chemical physics from Harvard University.