Scot T. Martin
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES
Scot T. Martin is the Gordon McKay Professor of Environmental Chemistry at Harvard University, with appointments in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences & the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.
He graduated with a BS degree in Chemistry (1991) from Georgetown University, with a year of study abroad at the University of Oxford (UK). His PhD (1995) is in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) supported by a DOD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. He held an appointment as a postdoctoral fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology supported by a NOAA Postdoctoral Fellowship in Climate and Global Change. He worked as an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill prior to his move to his current position. In his sabbatical year of 2007/8, he divided his time between the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry (Mainz, Germany) and the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil). At Harvard, he teaches a general education course on "Environmental Science & Technology" as well as graduate courses in "Aerosol Science & Technology" and "Environmental Chemical Kinetics."
Professor Martin is the director of the Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. His research focuses on research and engineering solutions to the major environmental challenges presently facing the world. His laboratory works specifically on problems of air & water pollution and their effects on climate change.