Beth (Ann E.) Wittig
Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering (UT Austin, 1998)
Assistant Professor



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Office: (212) 650-8397
Steinman Hall T-104

Laboratory (212) 650-7890
Marshak Hall J-901

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PUBLICATIONS

 

Refereed journal articles

Hering, S.V., Kirby, B., Lewis, G.S., Chow, J.C., Watson, J.G., and Wittig, A. (submitted). “Daily, Winter-Time Profiles of Fine Particle Mass, Nitrate and Black Carbon in California ’s San Joaquin Valley In review by Aerosol Science and Technology. (equal)

 

Wittig A. (accepted). Analysis of the Chemical Mass Balance (CMB) receptor model used to attribute sources of reactive Volatile Organic Compounds using simulated ambient data. In review by Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. (major)

 

Simon H., Wittig A., Allen D.T. (accepted), Primary Emissions of Fine Particulate Matter:  Comparisons of Emission Estimates with Observations from Recent Field Programs. In review by Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. (major)

 

Wittig, A. Solomon, P. (2006). Preface to the Special issue of Atmospheric Environment for Particulate Matter Supersites Program and Related Studies.” Atmospheric Environment 40: S179-S181. (major)

 

Cabada, J.C., Khlystov, A., Wittig, A., Pilinis, C., and Pandis, S.N. (2004). “Light scattering by fine particles during PAQS: Measurements and modeling.” Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 109: D16S03. (equal)

 

Takahama, S., Wittig, A., Vayenas, D., Davidson, C.I., and Pandis, S.N. (2004). “Modeling the diurnal variation of nitrate during the Pittsburgh Air Quality Study.” Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 109: D16S06. (equal)

 

Tang, W., Raymond, T., Wittig, A., Davidson, C.I., Pandis, S.N., Robinson, A.L., and Crist, K. (2004). “Spatial Variations of PM2.5 during the Pittsburgh Air Quality Study.” Aerosol Science and Technology 38: 80-90. (equal)

 

Wittig, A., Anderson , N., Khlystov, A.K., Pandis, S.N., Davidson, C., Robinson, A.L. (2004). Pittsburgh Air Quality Study Supersite program overview.” Atmospheric Environment 38: 3107-3125.  (major)

 

Wittig, A., Pandis, S.N., Hering, S.V., Kirby, B.W., Khlystov, A.K., Takahama, S., and Davidson, C.I. (2004). Semi-continuous PM2.5 inorganic composition measurements during the Pittsburgh Air Quality Study.” Atmospheric Environment 38: 3201-3213. (major)

 

Hering, S.V., Kirby, B.W., Wittig , A., and Magliano, K. (2001). “Wintertime spatial and temporal distribution of fine particulate nitrate in the San Joaquin Valley of California USA.” Journal of Aerosol Science 32: 631-632. (equal)

 

Refereed conference proceedings

Wittig, A. (submitted). “Problem-based learning opportunities through Engineers Without Borders.” ASEE Annual Conference, June 24-27, 2007 , Honolulu Hawaii . (major)

 

Wittig, A., Allen, D. (2006). The incorporation of reactivity into the Chemical Mass Balance (CMB) receptor model to improve source attribution of NMHC in Houston Texas .” AWMA Annual Conference, June 20-23, 2006 , New Orleans LA. (major)

 

Wittig, A. (2006). Using environmental impact assessment to introduce environmental engineering to traditional Civil Engineering undergraduate students.” ASEE Annual Conference, June 18-21, 2006 , Chicago IL . (major)

 

Wittig , A., Allen, D.T. (1998). “Uncertainties in hydrocarbon source allocations determined using the Chemical Mass Balance tool: a case study using Houston data.” International Symposium on Measurement of Toxic and Related Air Pollutants, PAMS Session, Air and Waste Management Association, Sept 1-3, 1998 , Research Triangle Park NC . (major)

 

Other conference presentations

Wittig, A., Turner, J., Allen, D. (2005). “Synthesis of Supersite Program Findings: Regional Transport of Fine PM.” American Association of Aerosol Research (AAAR) Annual Conference, October 17-21, 2005 , Austin TX. (major)

 

Wittig, A. (2005). “Using NEPA to develop environmental awareness in a traditional civil engineering curriculum.” AEESP Research and Education Conference, July 23-27, 2005 , Potsdam NY . (major)

 

Wittig, A., Turner, J., Allen, D. (2005). “Synthesis of Supersite Program Findings: Regional Transport of Fine PM.” American Association of Aerosol Research (AAAR) Annual Conference, October 17-21, 2005 , Austin TX. (major)

 

Wittig , A., Takahama, S., Khlystov, A.K., Pandis, S.N., Hering, S.V., and Davidson, C.I. (2004). Semi-continuous PM2.5 Nitrate and Sulfate Measurements at the Pittsburgh Air Quality Study Supersite.” Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA) Annual Conference, June 20-25, 2004 , Indianapolis IN. (major)

 

Takahama, S., Khlystov, A., Wittig , A., Hering, S., Davidson, C., Robinson, A., Pandis, S. (2002). “Sulfate-Ammonia-Nitric Acid Interactions in an Urban Area.” 6th International Aerosol Conference, September, Taipei Taiwan . (equal)

 

Wittig , A.,  Khlystov, A., Takahama, S., Davidson, C., Robinson, A., Hering, S., Pandis, S. (2002). “Continuous Measurements of Ammonia, Sulfate, and Nitrate in Pittsburgh : Implications for PM2.5 Control Strategies.” PM2.5 and Electric Power Generation Conference, April, Pittsburgh PA. (equal)

 

Wittig , A., Wiedinmyer, C. (1997). “Ambient Sampling Program for Austin TX: Summer 1996.” ESP Spring Research Conference, April 10-11, 1997 , Austin TX. (major)

 

Invited seminars

Wittig , A. “Transport and dispersion of air pollutants across NY.” Columbia University , Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering. Fall 2006. (major)

 

Wittig , A. “NEPA and Environmental Impact Assessment.” New York Metropolitan Transportation Planning Council (NYMTC), New York NY , July 20, 2005 . (major)

 

Wittig , A. “Near real-time PM2.5 nitrate and sulfate measurements at the Pittsburgh Air Quality Study Supersite.” Clarkson University , Center for Air Resources Engineering and Science, Potsdam NY , Feb 4, 2005 . (major)

 

Wittig , A. “Near real-time PM2.5 nitrate and sulfate measurements at the Pittsburgh Air Quality Study Supersite.” National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Chemistry Division, Boulder CO, Jan 24, 2005 . (major)

 

Wittig , A. “Semi-Continuous PM2.5 Inorganic Composition Measurements during the Pittsburgh Air Quality Study.” National Energy and Technology Laboratory (NETL), Pittsburgh PA , Apr 11, 2003 . (major)

 

Wittig, A. “Quality Control and Quality Assurance in Air Quality Measurements.” Carnegie Mellon University , Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Pittsburgh PA , May 8, 2002 . (major)

 

Editorials

Wittig, A. (in press). “Public Service Opportunities through Engineers Without Borders.” ASCE Means Methods and Trends online magazine at http://www.mmtmagazine.org/, Winter 2007 Issue. (major)

 

Wittig, A. (in press). “Recent Developments in the City College Engineers Without Borders Student Chapter.” CUNY City College Grove School of Engineering newsletter at http://www1.ccny.cuny.edu/prospective/engineering/, Fall 2007 Issue. (major)

 

Book chapters

Hering, S.V., Kirby, B.W., Wittig , A.E. (submitted). Rupprecht and Patashnick 8400S instrument for the semi continuous measurement of particulate sulfate. In Compendium of Methods of Air Sampling and Analysis.  (major)

 

Schwab, J., Felton, D., Eatough, D., Wittig , A.E., Meyer, M. (submitted). Low volume automated measurement of size classified particulate matter: TEOM. In Compendium of Methods of Air Sampling and Analysis. (major)

 

Wittig , A.E., Robinson, A., Polidori, A., Lim, H. J., Turpin, B., Harrison, D. (submitted). Sunset Labs in-situ instrument for the semi-continuous measurement of particulate organic carbon and elemental carbon. In Compendium of Methods of Air Sampling and Analysis.  (major)

 

Reports to funding agencies

Wittig , A., Blumenthal, D., Roberts, P., Hyslop, N. (2003). California Regional PM10/PM2.5 Air Quality Study Anchor Site Measurements and Operations. Report STI-999231-2332-FR prepared for San Joaquin Valleywide Air Pollution Study Agency, Sacramento CA . (major)

 

Wittig , A., Davidson, C. (2002). Quality Assurance Final Report for the Pittsburgh Air Quality Study (PAQS) Supersite. Report prepared for USEPA, Research Triangle Park NC . (major)

 

Khlystov, A., Wittig , A., Davidson, C. (2001). Quality Assurance Work Plan for the Pittsburgh Air Quality Supersite. Report prepared for USEPA, Research Triangle Park NC . (major)

 

Wittig , A., Hyslop, N.P., Roberts, P.T. (1999). Health and Safety Plan for the California Regional PM10/PM2.5 Air Quality Study (CRPAQS). Report STI-999215-1894-HASP prepared for the San Joaquin Valleywide Air Pollution Study Agency c/o CARB, Sacramento CA . (major)

 

Wittig , A., Hyslop, N.P., Roberts, P.T. (1999). Quality Integrated Work Plan for the Continuous and Filter Air Quality Measurements in the California Regional PM10/PM2.5 Air Quality Study (CRPAQS). Report STI-999214-1894-QIWP prepared for the San Joaquin Valleywide Air Pollution Study Agency c/o CARB, Sacramento CA. (major)

 

Wittig , A., Main , H.H., Roberts, P.T., Hurwitt, S.B. (1999). Analysis of PAMS data in California Volume III: Trends analysis of California PAMS and long-term trend air quality data (1987-1997). Report STI-998393-1885-FR prepared for USEPA, Research Triangle Park NC . (major)

 

Wittig , A., Allen, D. (1998). Source allocation of reactive hydrocarbons in Houston . Report prepared for Texas Council of Environmental Quality, Austin TX. (major)