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Dr. Vera Samburova
Associate Research Professor, Atmospheric Science

Professional Interests

  • Speciation and characterization of organic compounds in the atmosphere
  • Development of analytical methods for analysis of various organic speciesincluding polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), nitrated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (nitro-PAHs), alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, carboxylic acids, high molecular weight atmospheric organic compounds or HUmic-LIke Substances (HULIS), fulvic acids (FA), saccharides, aldehydes, ketones, and heterocyclic aromatic amines (HAAs)
  • Comprehensive chemical characterization of biomass conversion products, biomass-burning and vehicle emissions, and volatile organic compounds at cannabis grow facilities
  • Analysis of organic compounds including toxic species in e-cigarette vapors

Analytical Capabilities and Skills

  • MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry
  • H-NMR and C-NMR
  • FTIR-spectroscopy
  • Liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS)
  • ESI and APCI MS and MS/MS
  • UV- spectroscopy
  • Thermolens spectrometry
  • Gas Chromatography Mass spectrometry (GC/MS)
  • Thermal Desorption GC/MS
  • Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotronic Resonance Ultra High Resolution Mass Spectrometry (FT-ICR MS)
  • Electron Microscopy

Awards

2017: The Peter B. Wagner Medal of Excellence Award for DRI Scholars in the Early Stages of Career Development

2018: The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents Rising Researcher Award

2020: The winner of TOXICS 2020 Best Paper Award:Samburova, V. et al. (2018). Aldehydes in Exhaled Breath during E- Cigarette Vaping: Pilot Study Results, Toxics, 6 (3), 46, 10.3390/toxics6030046

Service to the Scientific Community

  • June 2012 – Jue 2015. Chair of AB2 (Atmospheric Chemistry) section of the Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA, USA)
  • August 2012 present time. Associate Director for the Graduate Program in Atmospheric Sciences at UNR
  • September 2009 present time. Active member of laboratory safety committee at Desert Research Institute (Reno, Nevada)
  • December 2011-present time.Secretary of the Eastern Sierra Chapter Air & Waste Management Association.
  • 2002 2007 member of Swiss Chemical Society (Switzerland)
  • 2009 present time. Chair of committee of Peter Wagner Memorial Award for Women in Atmospheric Sciences (USA).

Education

Degree Year Institution Area
Post.Doc 2007-08 Desert Research Institute, Reno Chemistry
Ph.D. 2007 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Chemistry
M.S. 2002 Moscow State University, Moscow Chemistry

Keywords

Atmospheric aerosols, organic chemistry, air pollution, algae, biofuels, liquid chromatography mass spectrometry, gas chromatography mass spectrometry, aldehydes, e-cigarettes, cannabis emissions, volatile organic compounds, biomass combustion, oxidation flow reactor, H-NMR, solid phase extraction, toxic compounds, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, vehicle emissions, bioaerosols

 

Publications
2022
Iaukea-Lum, M., Bhattarai, C., Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Watts, A. C., Arnott, W. P., Moosmüller, H. (2022). Optical Characterization of Fresh and Photochemically-Aged Aerosols Emitted from Laboratory Siberian Peat Burning, Atmosphere, 13, 386, MDPI: Basel, Switzerland, 10.3390/atmos13030386

Bahdanovich, P., Axelrod, K., Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V. (2022). Optimized Spectrophotometry Method for Starch Quantification, Analytica, 3 (4), 394-405
https://www.mdpi.com/2673-4532/3/4/27

2021
Samburova, V., Shillito, R. M., Berli, M., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2021). Effect of Biomass-Burning Emissions on Soil Water Repellency: A Pilot Laboratory Study, Fire, 4 (2), 10.3390/fire4020024

Zhang, T., Bhattarai, C., Son, Y., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Varganov, S. (2021). Reaction Mechanisms of Anisole Pyrolysis at Different Temperatures: Experimental and Theoretical Studies, Energy & Fuels, 35 (12), 9994–10008, ACS Publications

Axelrod, K., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y. (2021). Relative abundance of saccharides, free amino acids, and other compounds in specific pollen species for source profiling of atmospheric aerosol, Science of the Total Environment, 799, Article No. 149254, 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149254

Hatchett, B. J., Benmarhnia, T., Guirguis, K., VanderMolen, K.A., Gershunov, A., Kerwin, H., Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V. (2021). Mobility data aids assessment of human responses to extreme environmental conditions, The Lancet Planetary Health, 5 (10), e665-e667, 10.1016/S2542-5196(21)00261-8

Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2021). Detailed Analysis of Brown Carbon Constituents in Biomass Burning Emissions (Award Number AGS-1544425). Final report prepared for National Science Foundation, Division of Atmospheric Sciences., NSF

2020
Son, Y., Bhattarai, C., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y. (2020). Carbonyls and Carbon Monoxide Emissions from Electronic Cigarettes Affected by Device Type and Use Patterns, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17 (8), 2767, 10.3390/ijerph17082767

Rennie, M., Samburova, V., Sengupta, D., Bhattarai, C., Arnott, W. P., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2020). Emissions from the Open Laboratory Combustion of Cheatgrass (Bromus Tectorum), Atmosphere, 11 (4), 406

Ebersole, J., Samburova, V., Son, Y., Cappelli, D., Demopoulos, C., Capurro, A., Pinto, A., Chrzan, B., Kingsley, K., Howard, K., Clark, N., Khlystov, A. Y. (2020). Harmful chemicals emitted from electronic cigarettes and potential deleterious effects in the oral cavity, Tobacco Induced Disease, 18 (May), 41, 10.18332/tid/116988

Son, Y., Giovenco, D., Delnevo, C., Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V., Meng, Q. (2020). Indoor Air Quality and Passive E-cigarette Aerosol Exposures in Vape-shops, Nicotine and Tobacco Research, ntaa094, 10.1093/ntr/ntaa094

Beres, N. D., Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2020). Deposition of Brown Carbon onto Snow: Changes of Snow Optical and Radiative Properties, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 6095-6114, 10.5194/acp-20-6095-2020

Watts, A. C., Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H. (2020). Criteria-Based Identification of Important Fuels for Wildland Fire Emission Research, Atmosphere, 11 (6), 640, 10.3390/atmos11060640

Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Bhattarai, C., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2020). Polar semivolatile organic compounds in biomass-burning emissions and their chemical transformations during aging in an oxidation flow reactor, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 8227–8250, 10.5194/acp-20-8227-2020

Moosmüller, H., Watts, A. C., Samburova, V. (2020). Measuring Absorption Spectra of Carbonaceous Combustion Aerosols to Enable their Identification and Quantification by Shortwave Remote Sensing, Final Report for NASA Project NNX15AI48G.

2019
Son, Y., Mishin, V., Laskin, J. D., Mainelis, G., Wackowski, O. A., Delnevo, C., Schwander, S., Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V., Meng, Q. (2019). Hydroxyl Radicals in E-cigarette Vapor and E-vapor Oxidative Potentials under Different Vaping Patterns, Chemical research in toxicology, 32 (6), 1087-1095, 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.8b00400

Clegg, S. L., Mazzoleni, L. R., Samburova, V., Taylor, N. F., Collins, D. R., Schum, S. K., Hallar, A. G. (2019). Modelling the hygroscopic growth factors of aerosol material containing a large water-soluble organic fraction, collected at the Storm Peak Laboratory, Atmospheric Environment, 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.05.068

Nelson, K. N., Boehmler, J., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H., Samburova, V., Bhattarai, C., Wilcox, E.M., Watts, A. C. (2019). A Multipollutant Smoke Emissions Sensing and Sampling Instrument Package for Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Development and Testing, Fire, 2, 32, 10.3390/fire2020032

Samburova, V., McDaniel, M. R., Campbell, D. E., Wolf, M., Stockwell, W. R., Khlystov, A. Y. (2019). Dominant Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) measured at four Cannabis growing facilities: Pilot study results, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 69 (11), 1267-1276, 10.1080/10962247.2019.1654038

2018
Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Bhattarai, C., Kirillova, E., Mazzoleni, L., Iaukea-Lum, M., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2018). Light absorption by polar and non-polar aerosol compounds from laboratory biomass combustion, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 10849-10867, 10.5194/acp-18-10849-2018

Bhattarai, C., Samburova, V., Sengupta, D., Iaukea-Lum, M., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2018). Physical and chemical characterization of aerosol in fresh and aged emissions from open combustion of biomass fuels, Aerosol Science and Technology, 10.1080/02786826.2018.1498585

Samburova, V., Bhattarai, C., Strickland, M., Darrow, L., Angermann, J., Son, Y., Khlystov, A. Y. (2018). Aldehydes in Exhaled Breath during E-Cigarette Vaping: Pilot Study Results, Toxics, 6 (3), 46, 10.3390/toxics6030046

Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V. (2018). Comment on “Do flavouring compounds contribute to aldehyde emissions in e-cigarettes” by Farsalinos and Voudris, Food and Chemical Toxicology, 120, 724-725

2017
Taylor, N., Collins, D., Lowenthal, D. H., McCubbin, I. B., Hallar, A. G., Samburova, V., Zielinska, B. K., Kumar, N., Mazzoleni, L. (2017). Hygroscopic Growth of Water Soluble Organic Carbon Isolated from Atmospheric Aerosol Collected at U.S. National Parks and Storm Peak Laboratory, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17 (4), 2555-2571, 10.5194/acp-17-2555-2017

Yatavelli, R.L.N., Chen, L.-W.A., Knue, J. D., Samburova, V., Gyawali, M., Watts, A. C., Chakrabarty, R. K., Moosmüller, H., Hodzic, A., Wang, X., Zielinska, B. K., Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G. (2017). Emissions and partitioning of intermediate-volatility and semi-volatile polar organic compounds (I/SV-POCs) during laboratory combustion of boreal and sub-tropical peat, Aerosol Sci Eng, 1 (1), 25-32, 10.1007/s41810-017-0001-5

Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V. (2017). Response to Comment on “Flavoring Compounds Dominate Toxic Aldehyde Production during E Cigarette Vaping”, Environ. Sci. Technol., 51 (4), 2493-2494, 10.1021/acs.est.7b00163

Samburova, V., Zielinska, B. K., Khlystov, A. Y. (2017). Do 16 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Represent PAH Air Toxicity?, Toxics, 5 (3), 16 pp., Article No. 17, 10.3390/toxics5030017

Taylor, N. F., Collins, D. R., Lowenthal, D. H., Zielinska, B. K., Samburova, V., Kumar, N., Hallar, A. G., Mazzoleni, L. R., McCubbin, I. B. (2017). Hygroscopic growth of water soluble organic carbon isolated from atmospheric aerosol collected at U.S. national parks and Storm Peak Laboratory, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (4), 2555-2571, 10.5194/acp-17-2555-2017

2016
Chakrabarty, R. K., Gyawali, M., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Pandey, A., Watts, A. C., Knue, J. D., Chen, L.-W.A., Pattison, R. R., Tsibart, A. T., Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H. (2016). Brown Carbon Aerosols from Burning of Boreal Peatlands: Microphysical Properties, Emission Factors, and Implications for Direct Radiative Forcing, Atmos. Chem. Physics, 16 (5), 3033-3040, 10.5194/acp-16-3033-2016

Samburova, V., Connolly, J., Gyawali, M., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Watts, A. C., Chakrabarty, R. K., Zielinska, B. K., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2016). Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in biomass-burning emissions and their contribution to light absorption and aerosol toxicity, Science of The Total Environment, 568, 391-401, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.026
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969716311974

Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V. (2016). Flavoring Compounds Dominate Toxic Aldehyde Production during E-Cigarette Vaping, Environ. Sci. Technol., 50 (23), 13080-13085, 10.1021/acs.est.6b05145

McDaniel, M. R., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y. (2016). Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Cultivation of Marijuana (Cannabis Sativa) for Medical Purposes, 31 p., September 22, 2016, Final Report submitted to Washoe County Air Quality Management Division, Reno, NV.

2015
Lowenthal, D. H., Zielinska, B. K., Samburova, V., Collins, D., Taylor, N., Kumar, N. (2015). Evaluation of Assumptions for Estimating Chemical Light Extinction at U.S. National Parks, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., 65 (3), 249-260

Hathwaik, L. T., Redelman, D., Samburova, V., Zielinska, B. K., Shintani, D. K., Harper, J. F., Cushman, J. C. (2015). Transgressive, reiterative selection by continuous buoyant density gradient centrifugation of Dunaliella salina results in enhanced lipid and starch content, Algal Res., 9, 194-204

Chakrabarty, R. K., Gyawali, M., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Pandey, A., Watts, A. C., Knue, J. D., Chen, L.-W.A., Pattison, R. R., Tsibart, A. T., Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H. (2015). Dominance of brown carbon in aerosol emissions from burning of boreal peatlands, Atmos. Chem. Physics, Discuss., 15, 28793-28813

Samburova, V., McDaniel, M. R., Khlystov, A. Y., Jasoni, R. L., Larsen, J. D., Arnone, J.A. III, Omaye, S. (2015). Quantifying volatile organic gaseous emissions from hops (Humulus lupulus), as a surrogate for Cannabis, grown in DRI’s EcoCELL controlled environment facility

2014
Zielinska, B. K., Campbell, D. E., Samburova, V. (2014). Impact of Emissions from Natural Gas Production Facilities on Ambient Air Quality in the Barnett Shale Area: a Pilot Study, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., 64 (12), 1369-1383

Lowenthal, D. H., Zielinska, B. K., Samburova, V., Collins, D., Taylor, N., Kumar, N. (2014). Evaluation of Assumptions for Estimating Chemical Light Extinction at U.S. National Parks, J. Air Waste Manage. Assoc., 65 (3), 249-260, 10.1080/10962247.2014.986307

2013
Hallar, A. G., Lowenthal, D. H., Clegg, S. L., Samburova, V., Taylor, N., Mazzoleni, L. R., Zielinska, B. K., Kristensen, T. B., Chirokova, G., McCubbin, I. B., Dodson, C. D., Collins, D. (2013). Chemical and hygroscopic properties of aerosol organics at Storm Peak Laboratory, . J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 118, 4767-4779, 10.1002/jgrd.50373

Samburova, V., Hallar, A. G., Mazzoleni, L. R., Saranjampour, P., Lowenthal, D. H., Kohl, S. D., Zielinska, B. K. (2013). Composition of water-soluble organic carbon in nonurban atmospheric aerosol collected at the Storm Peak Laboratory, Environ. Chem, 10, 370-380, 10.1071/EN13079

Samburova, V., Lemos, M. S., Hiibel, S., Hoekman, S.K., Cushman, J., Zielinska, B. K. (2013). Analysis of triacylglycerols and free fatty acids in algae using ultra-high performance liquid chromatography mass spectrometry, J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 90, 53-64

2011
Nriagu, J. O. (Ed.) Zielinska, B. K., Samburova, V. (2011). Residential and non-residential biomass combustion: impacts on air qualityResidential and non-residential biomass combustion: impacts on air quality, In Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, 4, 819-827, Elsevier: Burlington

Taylor, N. F., Collins, D. R., Spencer, C. W., Lowenthal, D. H., Zielinska, B. K., Samburova, V., Kumar, N. (2011). Measurement of ambient aerosol hydration state at Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the southeastern United States, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 12085-12107, 10.5194/acp-11-12085-2011

2009
Zielinska, B. K., Samburova, V. (2009). Biomass Combustion and Air QualityBiomass Combustion and Air Quality, In Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

Lowenthal, D. H., Zielinska, B. K., Mason, B., Samy, S., Samburova, V., Collins, D., Spencer, C., Taylor, N., Allen, J. O., Kumar, N. (2009). Aerosol characterization studies at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, summer, 2006, J Geophys Res, 114, 10.1029/2008JD011274

Conference Proceedings
2022
Sion, B., Berli, M., Samburova, V., Baish, C. J., Bustarde, J., Houseman-Lehman, S. M. (2022). Effects of the 2021 Caldor fire (CA, USA) on soil hydraulic and thermal properties: a pilot study, 54 (5), GSA Connects 2022: Denver, CO, October 9, 2022-October 12, 2022, 10.1130/abs/2022AM-381651

Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H., Bahdanovich, P., Axelrod, K., Sion, B., Berli, M. (2022). Seeking answers from the wild-fire ashes, University of Rostock: Germany, October 17, 2022, Invited speaker

2021
Axelrod, K., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y. (2021). Species-Specific Chemical Analysis of Pollen for Source Identification of Atmospheric Aerosol, AAAR 39th Annual Conference: Albuquerque, NM, October 18, 2021-October 22, 2021

Samburova, V., Berli, M., Sion, B., Moosmüller, H. (2021). Sampling and Chemical Analysis of Post-Fire Soil Samples (Dixie and Caldor Fires), DRI’s Division of Atmospheric Sciences Science Talks: Desert Research Institute, Reno and Las Vegas, NV, November 30, 2021

Samburova, V., Sengupta, D., Bhattarai, C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2021). Comprehensive Analysis of Organic Species in Fresh and Aged Biomass-Burning Emissions, International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem): Online, December 16, 2021-December 21, 2021

Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V., Sengupta, D., Bhattarai, C., Axelrod, K., Staten, D. K., Lu, S., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H. (2021). What’s in the Smoke? Chemical Composition of Smoke and its Effect on Climate and Health, DRI Lightning Lunches: Reno and Las Vegas, NV, January 12, 2021

2020
Son, Y., Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V. (2020). Pilot Study on The Nicotine Metabolite Ratio Among Electronic Cigarette Users, Society For Research On Nicotine and Tobacco 26th annual meeting: New Orleans, Louisiana, March 11, 2020-March 14, 2020, Poster No. PS5-155

Beres, N. D., Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2020). Deposition of Brown Carbon onto Snow: Changes of Snow Optical and Radiative properties, General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU 2020): Vienna, Austria, May 4, 2020-May 8, 2020

2019
Beres, N. D., Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2019). Modification of Snow Surface Reflectivity Spectra through Brown Carbon Aerosol Deposition., 12th International Conference on Carbonaceous Particles in the Atmosphere ICCPA): Vienna, Austria, April 3, 2019-April 6, 2019

Iaukea-Lum, M., Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Watts, A. C., Arnott, W. P., Moosmüller, H. (2019). Optical Characterization of Fresh and Photochemically-Aged Aerosols Emitted from Laboratory Siberian Peat Burning, 12th International Conference on Carbonaceous Particles in the Atmosphere ICCPA): Vienna, Austria, April 3, 2019-April 6, 2019

Rennie, M., Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2019). Optical Properties of Aerosol Emitted from the Open Combustion of Cheatgrass (Bromus Tectorum), 12th International Conference on Carbonaceous Particles in the Atmosphere ICCPA): Vienna, Austria, April 3, 2019-April 6, 2019

Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V., Sengupta, D., Bhattarai, C., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H. (2019). Emission Factors and Chemical Composition of Laboratory-Generated Fresh and Aged Biomass Burning Aerosols, 12th International Conference on Carbonaceous Particles in the Atmosphere ICCPA): Vienna, Austria, April 3, 2019-April 6, 2019

Son, Y., Bhattarai, C., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y. (2019). Impact of Vaping Patterns on carbonyls and Carbon Monoxide Emissions from Four Popular Types of Electronic Cigarettes, Society of Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 25th annual meeting: San Francisco, California, February 20, 2019-February 23, 2019, Poster No. POS4-47.

Son, Y., Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V., Al-Shujairi, A., Giovenco, D., Delnevo, C., Meng, Q., Meng, Q. (2019). Passive Nicotine Exposures in Electronic Cigarette Vape Shops in New Jersey USA, Society of Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 25th annual meeting: San Francisco, California, February 20, 2019-February 23, 2019, Poster No. POS2-8.

Son, Y., Bhattarai, C., Samburova, V., Meng, Q., Wackowski, O., Delnevo, C., Khlystov, A. Y. (2019). Estimating the Human Health Risks Induced by Harmful Chemical Exposures from Four Types of Electronic cigarettes, Society of Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 25th annual meeting: San Francisco, California, February 20, 2019-February 23, 2019, Poster No. POS2-17.

Nelson, K. N., Watts, A. C., Boehmler, J., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H., Wilcox, E.M. (2019). Development of a compact, portable smoke emissions sampling instrument appropriate for use with small unmanned aircraft systems, 6th International Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference: Albuquerque, NM, April 29, 2019-May 3, 2019

Watts, A. C., Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y., Sengupta, D., Bhattarai, C. (2019). Selecting important fuels for biomass emissions research, 8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress: Tucson, AZ, November 18, 2019-November 22, 2019

Iaukea-Lum, M., Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Watts, A. C., Arnott, W. P., Moosmüller, H. (2019). Optical characterization of fresh and photochemically-aged aerosols emitted from laboratory Siberian peat burning, American Association for Aerosol Research: Portland, OR, October 14, 2019-October 18, 2019

Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Bhattarai, C., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2019). Polar fraction of semi-volatile organic compounds in biomass burning emissions and their chemical transformations during aging with an oxidation flow reactor, American Association for Aerosol Research: Portland, OR, October 14, 2019-October 18, 2019

Rennie, M., Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2019). Optical, Physical, and Chemical Properties of Emissions from Open Combustion of Cheatgrass (Bromus Tectorum), 37th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Portland, OR, October 14, 2019-October 18, 2019

Samburova, V., Sengupta, D., Bhattarai, C., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2019). Analysis of Unidentified Organic Species in Fresh and Aged Biomass-Burning Emissions Generated under Controlled Conditions, 37th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Portland, OR, October 14, 2019-October 18, 2019

Khlystov, A. Y., LEBEDEVA, I., Samburova, V., Campbell, D. E. (2019). Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Marijuana Cultivation Activities, Air & Waste Management Association 112th Annual Conference and Exhibition, June 25, 2019-June 28, 2019

2018
Sengupta, D., Gao, L., Beres, N. D., Bhattarai, C., Wilcox, E.M., Samburova, V., Watts, A. C., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2018). Estimation of Snow Albedo Reduction by Light Absorbing Impurities Using a Monte Carlo Radiative Transfer Model., Joint Meeting of 17th Electromagnetic and Light Scattering Conference (ELS-XVII) and 11th Conference on Laser-Light and Interactions with Particles (LIP2018): College Station, TX, March 4, 2018-March 9, 2018

Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Angermann, J., Darrow, L., Strickland, M., Pearson, J. (2018). Carbonyl Compounds in Exhaled E-cigarette Aerosols, SRNT Annual Meeting: Baltimore, MD, February 21, 2018-February 24, 2018

Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V., Pearson, J., Strickland, M., Angermann, J., Darrow, L., Bhattarai, C. (2018). The Effect of Puff Topography and Power Settings on Aldehyde and Carbon Monoxide in E-cigarette Aerosols, SRNT Annual Meeting: Baltimore, MD, February 21, 2018-February 24, 2018

Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V., Pearson, J., Strickland, M., Angermann, J., Darrow, L., Bhattarai, C. (2018). Dangerous flavors: the effect of flavoring additives on emissions of toxic compounds during e-cigarette use, PittCon 2018: Orlando, FL, February 26, 2018-March 1, 2018

Nelson, K. N., Watts, A. C., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Bhattarai, C., Moosmüller, H., Wilcox, E.M., Giordano, M. (2018). An emissions sampling payload for use with small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), International Society for Atmospheric Research Using Remotely Piloted Aircraft Annual Conference: Boulder, CO, July 9, 2018-July 12, 2018

Mazzoleni, L., Kirillova, E., Schum, S., Khaksari, M., Sengupta, D., Bhattarai, C., Samburova, V., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2018). Water-Soluble Aerosol Organic Matter from Wildland Fire Emissions as Observed using Ultrahigh Resolution Orbitrap Elite Mass Spectrometry., Goldschmidt 2018: Boston, MA, August 12, 2018-August 17, 2018

Sengupta, D., Gao, L., Wilcox, E.M., Beres, N. D., Bhattarai, C., Samburova, V., Watts, A. C., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2018). Estimation of Snow Albedo Reduction by Light Absorbing Impurities Using a Monte Carlo Radiative Transfer Model, 10th International Aerosol Conference (IAC 2018): St. Louis, MO, September 2, 2018-September 7, 2018

Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Bhattarai, C., Iaukea-Lum, M., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2018). Chemical Composition of Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds from Fresh and Laboratory-Aged Biomass Burning Particles., 10th International Aerosol Conference (IAC 2018): St. Louis, MO, September 2, 2018-September 7, 2018

Son, Y., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y. (2018). Carbon Monoxide and Carbonyl Emissions from Four Popular E-cigarettes, Nevada Public Health Association Annual Meeting: Las Vegas, NV, September 26, 2018-September 27, 2018

Samburova, V., Son, Y., Bhattarai, C., Strickland, M., Darrow, L., Angermann, J. E., Khlystov, A. Y. (2018). Aldehydes in Exhaled Breath during E-cigarette Vaping: Results of a Pilot Study, Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalation Regular Meeting: Reno, NV, September 12, 2018, Invited speaker

Pearson, J. L., Crabtree, M. B., Maloney, S. F., Hiler, M., Spindle, T., Kilgalen, B., Nareg, K., Son, Y., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Eissenberg, T. (2018). A comparison of e-cigarette nicotine aerosol content vs blood nicotine concentrations: Markten vs. e-Go T, Tobacco Regulatory Science Annual Meeting: Washington, DC, June 18, 2018

2017
Khlystov, A. Y., Campbell, D. E., McDaniel, M. R., Samburova, V. (2017). Measurements of Mobile Source Air Toxic Emissions in Ft. McHenry Road Tunnel, CRC MSAT Workshop: Sacramento, CA, February 13, 2017-February 15, 2017

Gyawali, M., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Watts, A. C., Samburova, V., Chakrabarty, R. K., Chen, L.-W.A., Arnold, I. J., Wang, X., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2017). Optical Properties of Aerosols Emitted from Laboratory Peat Combustion, Fourth Santa Fe Climate Conference: Santa Fe, NM, February 5, 2017-February 10, 2017

Kirillova, E. N., Samburova, V., Bhattarai, C., Sengupta, D., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y., Mazzoleni, L. R. (2017). Molecular Characterization of Water-Soluble Organic Carbon (WSOC) from Biomass Burning Aerosol Using Ultrahigh Resolution Orbitrap Elite Mass Spectrometry, 65th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics: Indianapolis, IN, June 4, 2017-June 8, 2017

Bhattarai, C., Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2017). Physical and Chemical Characterization of Fresh and Aged Emissions from Open Combustion of Biomass, Desert Research Institute Graduate Student Poster Competition: Reno, NV, May 3, 2017

Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Bhattarai, C., Iaukea-Lum, M., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2017). Light absorption of polar and non-polar aerosol components from laboratory biomass combustion, Desert Research Institute Graduate Student Poster Competition: Reno, NV, May 3, 2017

Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Bhattarai, C., Iaukea-Lum, M., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2017). Light Absorption of Polar and Non-Polar Aerosols in Fresh and Aged Biomass-Burning Emissions, 36th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Raleigh, NC, October 16, 2017-October 20, 2017

Beres, N. D., Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2017). Influence of Brown Carbon Aerosol Deposition on Snow Surface Reflection Spectra, 36th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Raleigh, NC, October 16, 2017-October 20, 2017

Bhattarai, C., Samburova, V., Sengupta, D., Iaukea-Lum, M., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2017). Physical and Chemical Characterization of Fresh and Aged Emissions from Open Combustion of Biomass Fuels, 36th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Raleigh, NC, October 16, 2017-October 20, 2017

Kirillova, E. N., Samburova, V., Sengupta, D., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y., Mazzoleni, L. R. (2017). Molecular Characterization of Water-Soluble Organic Carbon (WSOC) from Biomass Burning of Wildland Fuels Using Ultrahigh Resolution Orbitrap Elite Mass Spectrometry, 36th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Raleigh, NC, October 16, 2017-October 20, 2017

Iaukea-Lum, M., Bhattarai, C., Sengupta, D., Piedra, P. G., Connolly, J., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H. (2017). Three-Wavelength Optical Characterization of Fresh and Photochemically-Aged Aerosols from Siberian Peat Burning, 36th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Raleigh, NC, October 16, 2017-October 20, 2017

Beres, N. D., Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2017). Brown Carbon Spectral Signatures in Snow Surface Reflectivity, 2017 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union: New Orleans, LA, December 11, 2017-December 15, 2017

Khlystov, A. Y., McDaniel, M. R., Samburova, V., Wolf, M. (2017). Emission Profiles of Volatile Organic Compounds from Marijuana (Cannabis sativa) Cultivation Facilities, AWMA’s 110th Annual Conference and Exhibition: Pittsburgh, PA, June 5, 2017-June 8, 2017

Wolf, M., McDaniel, M. R., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y. (2017). VOC Emissions from Marijuana Cultivation and Processing, AWMA’s 110th Annual Conference and Exhibition: Pittsburgh, PA, June 5, 2017-June 8, 2017

2016
Mazzoleni, L. R., Zhao, Y., Samburova, V., Hallar, A. G., Lowenthal, D. H. (2016). Unraveling the Complexity of Atmospheric Aerosol: Insights from Ultrahigh Resolution Mass Spectrometry, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016: Vienna, Austria, April 17, 2016-April 22, 2016, Abstract EGU2016-15401

Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Samburova, V., Khlystov, A. Y., Gyawali, M., Sengupta, D., Bhattarai, C., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Chakrabarty, R. K., Arnold, I. J., Zielinska, B. K., Knue, J. D., Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Wang, X., Chen, L.-W.A., Tsibart, A., Engling, G. (2016). Detailed Analyses of Emissions from Peat Combustion Across Biomes, Proceedings of the 15th International Peat Congress: Sarawak, Malaysia, August 15, 2016-August 19, 2016

Bhattarai, C., Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2016). Characterization of Aerodyne Potential Aerosol Mass Oxidative Flow Reactor, 35th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Portland, OR, October 17, 2016

Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V., Connolly, J., Bhattarai, C., Sengupta, D., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H. (2016). Contribution of Different Chemical Species to Brown Carbon Aerosol in Biomass Burning Emissions, Atmospheric Optics: Aerosols, Visibility, and the Radiative Balance, A&WMA Visibility Specialty Conference: Snow King Hotel, Jackson Hole, WY, September 27, 2016-September 30, 2016

Gyawali, M., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Watts, A. C., Samburova, V., Chakrabarty, R. K., Chen, L.-W.A., Arnold, I. J., Wang, X., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H. (2016). Optical Properties of Aerosols Emitted from Laboratory Peat Combustion, Atmospheric Optics: Aerosols, Visibility, and the Radiative Balance, A&WMA Visibility Specialty Conference: Snow King Hotel, Jackson Hole, WY, September 27, 2016-September 30, 2016

Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V., Connolly, J., Bhattarai, C., Sengupta, D., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H. (2016). Brown Carbon Aerosol in Fresh and Aged Biomass Burning Emissions: Contribution of Individual Compounds, 35th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Portland, OR, October 17, 2016-October 21, 2016

Sengupta, D., Samburova, V., Bhattarai, C., Iaukea-Lum, M., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2016). Contribution of Water-Soluble “Brown Carbon” Organic Species to Light Absorption by Biomass-Burning Aerosols, 35th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Portland, OR, October 17, 2016-October 21, 2016

Samburova, V., Zielinska, B. K., Fujita, E. M., Khlystov, A. Y. (2016). Do 16 PAHs Adequately Represent Atmospheric PAH Toxicity?, 35th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Portland, OR, October 17, 2016

Sengupta, D., Connolly, J., Bhattarai, C., Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2016). Brown Carbon Emissions from Laboratory Biomass Burning and Their Atmospheric Aging, Nevada NASA EPSCoR and Space Grant Consortium Annual Meeting: Reno, NV, April 29, 2016

Connolly, J., Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2016). Analysis of Absorption Spectra of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Gaseous- and Particle-Phase Emissions from Peat Fuel Combustion Under Controlled Conditions, Desert Research Institute Graduate Student Poster Competition: Reno, NV, April 18, 2016

Samburova, V., McDaniel, M. R., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Gyawali, M., Chakrabarty, R. K., Watts, A. C., Knue, J. D., Cunningham, A. E., Connolly, J., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H., Zielinska, B. K. (2016). Analysis of PAHs in Biomass Burning Emissions of Five Different Fuels, A&WMA’s 109th Annual Conference and Exhibition: New Orleans, LA, June 20, 2016-June 23, 2016

2015
Gyawali, M., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Watts, A. C., Samburova, V., Chakrabarty, R. K., Knue, J. D., Chen, L.-W.A., Arnold, I. J., Wang, X., Khlystov, A. Y., Chow, J. C., Zielinska, B. K., Watson, J. G., Moosmüller, H. (2015). Optical Properties of Aerosol Emissions from Laboratory Peat Combustion, 11th International Conference on Carbonaceous Particles in the Atmosphere: Berkeley, CA, August 10, 2015

Molzan, J. L., Beres, N. D., Watts, A. C., Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H. (2015). Optical Properties of Aerosols from Laboratory Combustion of Wildland Fuels, 2015 Tahoe Science Conference: Reno, NV, September 21, 2015

Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V., Gyawali, M., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Chakrabarty, R. K., Watts, A. C., Knue, J. D., Cunningham, A. E., Connolly, J., Moosmüller, H., Zielinska, B. K. (2015). Detailed Analysis of Brown Carbon Constituents in Biomass Burning Emissions, 34th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Minneapolis, MN, October 12, 2015

Connolly, J., Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H., Khlystov, A. Y. (2015). Analysis of Absorption Spectra of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Gaseous- and Particle- Phase Emissions from Peat Fuel Combustion Under Controlled Conditions, AGU 2015 Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 14, 2015-December 18, 2015

Samburova, V., Gyawali, M., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Chakrabarty, R. K., Watts, A. C., Knue, J. D., Cunningham, A. E., Connolly, J., Moosmüller, H., Zielinska, B. K., Khlystov, A. Y. (2015). Estimation of light absorption by biomass burning aerosols using detailed chemical composition data., PacifiChem: Honolulu, HI, December 16, 2015-December 20, 2015

Samburova, V., Gyawali, M., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Chakrabarty, R. K., Watts, A. C., Knue, J. D., Cunningham, A. E., Connolly, J., Khlystov, A. Y., Moosmüller, H., Zielinska, B. K. (2015). Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Gaseous- and Particle- Phase Emissions from Peat Fuel Combustion Under Controlled Conditions, A&WMA 108th Annual Conference: Raleigh, NC, June 22, 2015-June 26, 2015

Molzan, J. L., Beres, N. D., Watts, A. C., Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H. (2015). Optical Properties of Black and Brown Carbon Aerosols from Laboratory Combustion of Wildland Fuels, 2015 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union: San Francisco, CA, December 14, 2015

Mazzoleni, L. R., Samburova, V., Zhao, Y., Dalbec, M. M., Habib, D., Brege, M. A., Saranjampour, P., Hallar, A. G., Zielinska, B. K., Lowenthal, D. H. (2015). Ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry fragmentation analysis for functional groups and structural insights of WSOC collected at the Storm Peak Laboratory, European Aerosol Conference (EAC 2015): Milan, Italy, September 6, 2015

Gyawali, M., Watts, A. C., Samburova, V., Chakrabarty, R. K., Knue, J. D., Chen, L.-W.A., Arnold, I. J., Wang, X., Khlystov, A. Y., Chow, J. C., Zielinska, B. K., Watson, J. G., Moosmüller, H. (2015). Optical Properties of Aerosols Emitted from Laboratory Peat Combustion, 34th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Minneapolis, MN, October 12, 2015

Gyawali, M., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Watts, A. C., Samburova, V., Chakrabarty, R. K., Knue, J. D., Chen, L.-W.A., Arnold, I. J., Wang, X., Khlystov, A. Y., Chow, J. C., Zielinska, B. K., Watson, J. G., Moosmüller, H. (2015). Optical Properties of Emissions from Laboratory Peat Combustion, 15th Electromagnetic and Light Scattering (ELS) Conference: Leipzig, Germany, June 21, 2015

2014
Watts, A. C., Chakrabarty, R. K., Samburova, V., Moosmüller, H. (2014). Climatic Implications of Peat Fire Emissions, 33nd Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Orlando, FL, October 20, 2014

Yatavelli, R.L.N., Chen, L.-W.A., Knue, J. D., Samburova, V., Gyawali, M., Watts, A. C., Chakrabarty, R. K., Moosmüller, H., Wang, X., Zielinska, B. K., Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G. (2014). Mass- and Energy-Based Emission Factors and Gas-Particle Partitioning of Intermediate-Volatility and Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds from Laboratory Combustion of Boreal and Sub-Tropical Peat, 33nd Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research: Orlando, FL, October 20, 2014

Gyawali, M., Chakrabarty, R. K., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Chen, L.-W.A., Knue, J. D., Samburova, V., Watts, A. C., Moosmüller, H., Arnott, W. P., Wang, X., Zielinska, B. K., Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Tsibart, A. (2014). Strong Wavelength Dependence of Aerosol Light Absorption from Peat Combustion, Poster presentation at the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 15, 2014

Samburova, V., Hallar, A. G., Lowenthal, D. H., Mazzoleni, L. R., Murray, A., Yang, X., Zielinska, B. K. (2014). Analysis of Atmospheric Biological and Organic Aerosols Collected at High Elevation Mountain Site (Storm Peak Laboratory), Abstract SES-138/216 (Presentation), Global Fair and Workshop on Long-Term Observing Systems of Mountain Social-Ecological Systems: Reno, NV, July 16, 2014

Hallar, A. G., Lowenthal, D. H., Clegg, S. L., Samburova, V., Taylor, N., Mazzoleni, L. R., Zielinska, B. K., Kristensen, T. B., McCubbin, I. B. (2014). Chemical, Biological, and Hygroscopic Properties of Aerosols at Storm Peak Laboratory, 2014 Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics at Mountain Site: Steamboat Springs, CO, August 11, 2014

Knue, J. D., Yatavelli, R.L.N., Chen, L.-W.A., Samburova, V., Gyawali, M., Watts, A. C., Chakrabarty, R. K., Moosmüller, H., Wang, X., Zielinska, B. K., Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Tsibart, A. (2014). A Comparison of Mass-based Emission Factors from Laboratory Combustion of Boreal and Sub-Tropical Peat, 2014 AGU Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 15, 2014

Samburova, V., Mazzoleni, L., Laskin, A., Hallar, A. G., Zielinska, B. K. (2014). Analysis of Water-Soluble Organic Compounds in Atmospheric Aerosols, Air and Waste Management Association 107th Annual Conference: Long Beach, CA, June 24, 2014

Samburova, V., Murray, A., Yang, X., Hallar, A. G., Zielinska, B. K. (2014). Analysis of Organic Tracers in Atmospheric PM2.5, Air and Waste Management Association 107th Annual Conference: Long Beach, CA, June 24, 2014

Samburova, V., Murray, A., Hallar, A. G., Yang, X., Zielinska, B. K., Siegel, B., Beres, N. D., Engelbrecht, J. P., Moosmüller, H. (2014). Analysis of Atmospheric Biological Particles with High Resolution Microscopy Techniques, Abstract 7BA.5 presented at the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) 33st Annual Conference: Orlando, FL, October 20, 2014

2013
Hallar, A. G., Bowers, R., McCubbin, I. B., Wiedinmyer, C., Samburova, V. (2013). Recent Primary Biological Aerosol Measurements at Storm Peak Laboratory, Presented at Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Cambridge, MA, January 28, 2013

Mazzoleni, L. R., Habib, D., Zhao, Y., Dalbec, M., Samburova, V., Hallar, A. G., Zielinska, B. K., Lowenthal, D. H. (2013). Functional Groups and Structural Insights of Water-Soluble Organic Carbon using Ultrahigh Resolution FT-ICR Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Abstract A33I-04, presented at AGU Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2013

Zhao, Y., Mazzoleni, L. R., Samburova, V., Hallar, A. G., Zielinska, B. K., Lowenthal, D. H., Kohl, S. D. (2013). Multivariate Analysis of Water-Soluble Organic Carbon Molecular Formulas in Daily Samples, Abstract A31D-0122. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2013

Samburova, V., Mazzoleni, L., Laskin, A., Hallar, A. G., Zielinska, B. K. (2013). Analysis of Water-Soluble Organic Compounds in Atmospheric Aerosols, Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA conference): Chicago, IL, June 25, 2014

Samburova, V., Murray, A., Hallar, A. G., Zielinska, B. K. (2013). Characterization of Atmospheric Biological Particles Collected at the Storm Peak Laboratory, American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR conference): Portland, OR, October 4, 2013

2012
Hoekman, S.K., Samburova, V., Zielinska, B. K. (2012). Direct Analysis of Algal TAGs, Presentation, Biodiesel Technical Workshop: Kansas City, MO, October 30, 2012

Mazzoleni, L. R., Saranjampour, P., Dalbec, M. M., Samburova, V., Hallar, A. G., Zielinska, B. K., Lowenthal, D. H. (2012). Molecular Composition of Water-Soluble Organic Carbon in Nonurban Aerosols, American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) 31st Annual Meeting: Minneapolis, MN, October 8, 2012

Zielinska, B. K., Fujita, E. M., Campbell, D. E., Samburova, V. (2012). Monitoring of Emissions from Natural Gas Production Facilities in Barnett Shale Area for Population Exposure Assessment, Presentation at Air and Waste Management Annual Conference: San Antonio, TX, June 19, 2012