Daniel Cziczo

Daniel Cziczo is an Associate Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry in Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences and Civil and Environmental Engineering at MIT. The major focus of his research is the interrelationship of particulate matter and cloud formation. His research utilizes laboratory and field studies to elucidate how small particles interact with water vapor to form droplets and ice crystals which are important players in the Earth’s climate system. Experiments include using small cloud chambers in the laboratory to mimic atmospheric conditions that lead to cloud formation and observing clouds in situ from remote mountaintop sites or through the use of research aircraft.

Daniel Cziczo