V. Faye McNeill, Ph.D.

Columbia University

V. Faye McNeill is a professor and vice chair in the Department of Chemical Engineering and a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University. She is also an associate member of the Earth Institute Faculty and principal investigator of the Columbia University Clean Air Toolbox for Cities Initiative. She received her B.S. in chemical engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 1999 and her Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2005, where she was a NASA Earth System Science Fellow. From 2005–2007, she was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Washington Department of Atmospheric Sciences. She received the NSF CAREER Award and the American Chemical Society (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) Doctoral New Investigator Award in 2009. She was the recipient of the Kenneth T. Whitby Award of American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) in 2015 and the Mellichamp Emerging Leaders Lectureship at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2018. She was named a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2023. She is the associate editor in charge of Atmospheric Chemistry for the ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. McNeill was a co-editor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics from 2007–2017 and has served in multiple elected officer positions in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) and the American Geophysical Union (AGU), including president of AAAR (2023–2024). She is an appointed member of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) panel on atmospheric chemical kinetic data evaluation.

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