Research Topics

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Autonomous systems
  • Data analytics
  • Earth system modeling
  • Photonics/optical sensors
  • Satellite remote sensing
  • Sensors
  • UAV research
  • Wireless communication

The Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) Lab, formerly known as the ARROMA Lab, studies the impacts of aerosol pollution on air quality, weather, and climate. Research approaches include satellite remote sensing and use of numerical models to study atmospheric composition, agriculture, Earth systems, and climate change.


 

Research Team

Jun Wang

Jun Wang, PhD

Title/Position
Assistant Director, Iowa Technology Institute; director, Atmospheric and Environmental Research Lab
Director, Atmospheric and Environmental Research Lab;
James E. Ashton Professor of Engineering
Jun Wang holds the James E. Ashton Professorship in Engineering and is a professor of chemical and biochemical engineering. He is affiliated with the Iowa Informatics Initiative, the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Studies, and the departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Physics and Astronomy. He is assistant director of the Iowa Technology Institute and directs the Atmospheric and Environmental Research Lab, formerly known as the ARROMA Lab.

News

Meng Zhou AMS

ITI researcher takes 1st place at American Meteorological Society annual meeting

An Iowa Technology Institute research assistant earned top honors for his presentation exploring the capture of aerosol data from satellite observations at night at the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society.
Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite

This illustration depicts the Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite as it orbits Earth. An ISU faculty member advised NASA on the future of this and other satellite missions. Image courtesy of Brian Hornbuckle via Iowa State University.

Iowans advise NASA on which satellites should stay in orbit

A pair of Iowans – professors from the University of Iowa and Iowa State University – helped to shape the future of NASA by evaluating the agency’s satellite missions and recommending which satellites should stay in orbit.
Jun Wang

Jun Wang, Director

Director, Atmospheric and Environmental Research Lab

James E. Ashton Professor in Engineering

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  jun-wang-1@uiowa.edu

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