Monday, April 9, 2018

Household cooking emissions in India, which rely on traditional meal preparation with dung and brushwood-fueled cookstoves, produce copious amounts of particulate matter. Detailed chemical analysis of the compounds found in this particulate matter by the UCI Chemistry student (Lauren Fleming from the Nizkorodov and Blake/Rowland groups) Lauren Fleming detected a large number of previously unidentified nitrogen containing organic compounds originating from dung-fueled cookstoves.