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Matthew Fraser

Matthew Fraser

Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Matthew.Fraser@asu.edu

480-965-3489

School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Arizona State University
PO Box 873005
Tempe, AZ 85287-3005

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Biography

Matthew Fraser is a professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at Arizona State University. His areas of expertise include urban air quality, sustainability analysis of alternative energy systems, sources and control of air pollution and atmospheric monitoring instrumentation. He received his doctorate in environmental engineering science from Caltech in 1998.

 

Education

  • PhD, Environmental Engineering Science, Caltech, 1998
  • MS, Environmental Engineering Science, Caltech, 1993
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1991

Expertise

Journal Articles

2016

Clements, A. L., M. P. Fraser, P. Herckes and P. A. Solomon. 2016. Chemical mass balance source apportionment of fine and PM10 in the desert Southwest, USA. AIMS Environmental Science 3(1):115-132. DOI: 10.3934/environsci.2016.1.115. (link )

Mancilla, Y., A. Mendoza, M. P. Fraser and P. Herckes. 2016. Organic composition and source apportionment of fine aerosol at Monterrey, Mexico, based on organic markers. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16:953-970. DOI: 10.5194/acp-16-953-2016. (link )

Ravikumar, D., T. P. Seager and M. P. Fraser. 2016. An anticipatory approach to quantify energetics of recycling CdTe photovoltaic systems. Progress in Photovoltaics 24(5):735-746. DOI: 10.1002/pip.2711. (link )

2015

Allen, D. T., A. P. Pacsi, D. W. Sullivan, D. Zavala-Araiza, M. Harrison, K. Keen, M. P. Fraser, A. D. Hill, R. F. Sawyer and J. H. Seinfeld. 2015. Methane emissions from process equipment at natural gas production sites in the United States: Pneumatic controllers. Environmental Science & Technology 49(1):633-640. DOI: 10.1021/es5040156. (link )

Allen, D. T., D. W. Sullivan, D. Zavala-Araiza, A. P. Pacsi, M. Harrison, K. Keen, M. P. Fraser, A. D. Hill, B. K. Lamb, R. F. Sawyer and J. H. Seinfeld. 2015. Methane emissions from process equipment at natural gas production sites in the United States: Liquid unloadings. Environmental Science & Technology 49(1):641-648. DOI: 10.1021/es504016r. (link )

Frey, S. E., H. Destaillats, S. Cohn, S. Ahrentzen and M. P. Fraser. 2015. The effects of an energy efficiency retrofit on indoor air quality. Indoor Air 25(2):210-219. DOI: 10.1111/ina.12134. (link )

Mancilla, Y., P. Herckes, M. P. Fraser and A. Mendoza. 2015. Secondary organic aerosol contributions to PM2.5 in Monterrey, Mexico: Temporal and seasonal variation. Atmospheric Research 153(Feb):348-359. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.09.009. (link )

Upadhyay, N., A. L. Clements, M. P. Fraser, M. Sundblom, P. Solomon and P. Herckes. 2015. Size-differentiated chemical composition of re-suspended soil dust from the desert southwest United States. Aerosol and Air Quality Research 15(2):287-398. DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2013.07.0253. (link )

2014

Bozlaker, A., N. J. Spada, M. P. Fraser and S. Chellam. 2014. Elemental characterization of PM2.5 and PM10 emitted from light duty vehicles in the Washburn Tunnel of Houston, Texas: Release of rhodium, palladium, and platinum. Environmental Science & Technology 48(1):54-62. DOI: 10.1021/es4031003. (link )

Clements, A. L., M. P. Fraser, N. Upadhyay, P. Herckes, M. Sundblom, J. Lantz and P. A. Solomon. 2014. Chemical characterization of coarse particulate matter in the desert Southwest – Pinal County Arizona, USA. Atmospheric Pollution Research 5(1):52-61. DOI: 10.5094/APR.2014.007. (link )

Gao, L., M. Zheng, M. Fraser and Y. Huang. 2014. Comparable hydrogen isotopic fractionation of plant leaf wax n-alkanoic acids in arid and humid subtropical ecosystems. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 15(2):361-373. DOI: 10.1002/2013GC005015. (link )

Ravikumar, D., T. P. Seager, M. V. Chester and M. P. Fraser. 2014. Intertemporal cumulative radiative forcing effects of photovoltaic deployments. Environmental Science and Technology 48:10010-10018. DOI: 10.1021/es502542a. (link )

Wender, B., R. W. Foley, V. Prado-Lopez, D. Ravikumar, D. A. Eisenberg, T. A. Hottle, J. Sadowski, W. P. Flanagan, A. Fisher, L. Laurin, M. E. Bates, I. Linkov, T. P. Seager, M. P. Fraser and D. H. Guston. 2014. Illustrating anticipatory life cycle assessment for emerging photovoltaic technologies. Environmental Science & Technology 48(18):10531-10538. DOI: 10.1021/es5016923. (link )

2013

Allen, D. T., V. M. Torres, J. Thomas, D. W. Sullivan, M. Harrison, A. Hendler, S. C. Herndon, C. E. Kolb, M. P. Fraser, A. D. Hill, B. K. Lamb, J. Miskimins, R. F. Sawyer and J. H. Seinfeld. 2013. Measurement of methane emissions at natural gas production sites in the United States. Proceedings the National Academy of Sciences of the United States America 110(44):17768-17773. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1304880110. (link )

Bozlaker, A., B. Buzcu-Guven, M. P. Fraser and S. Chellam. 2013. Insights into PM10 sources in Houston, Texas: Role of petroleum refineries in enriching lanthanoid metals during episodic emission events. Atmospheric Environment 69:109-117. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.11.068. (link )

Bozlaker, A., J. M. Prospero, M. P. Fraser and S. Chellam. 2013. Quantifying the contribution of long-range Saharan dust transport on particulate matter concentrations in Houston, Texas, using detailed elemental analysis. Environmental Science & Technology 47(18):10179-10187. DOI: 10.1021/es4015663. (link )

Clements, A. L., B. Buzcu-Guven, M. P. Fraser, P. Kulkarni and S. Chellam. 2013. Role of particulate metals in heterogeneous secondary sulfate formation. Atmospheric Environment 75:233-240. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.04.038. (link )

Clements, A. L., M. P. Fraser, N. Upadhyay, P. Herckes, M. Sundblom, J. Lantz and P. A. Solomon. 2013. Characterization of summertime coarse particulate matter in the desert Southwest -- Arizona, USA. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 63(7):764-772. DOI: 10.1080/10962247.2013.787955. (link )

2012

Frohlich-Nowoisky, J., S. M. Burrows, Z. Xie, G. Engling, P. A. Solomon, M. P. Fraser, O. L. Mayol-Bracero, P. Artaxo, D. Begerow, R. Conrad, M. O. Andreae, V. R. Despres and U. Poschl. 2012. Biogeography in the air: Fungal diversity over land and oceans. Biogeosciences 9:1125-1136. DOI: 10.5194/bg-9-1125-2012. (link )

2011

Upadhyay, N., A. L. Clements, M. P. Fraser and P. Herckes. 2011. Chemical speciation of PM2.5 and PM10 in south Phoenix, AZ. Journal of the Air and Waste Mangement Association 61(3):302-310. DOI: 10.3155/1047-3289.61.3.302. (link )

2010

Jia, Y., S. Bhat and M. P. Fraser. 2010. Characterization of saccharides and other organic compounds in fine particles and the use of saccharides to track primary biologically derived carbon sources. Atmospheric Environment 44(5):724-732. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.10.034. (link )

Jia, Y., A. L. Clements and M. P. Fraser. 2010. Saccharide composition in atmospheric particulate matter in the southwest US and estimates of source contributions. Journal of Aerosol Science 31(1):62-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaerosci.2009.08.005. (link )

2009

Clements, A. L., Y. Jia, A. Denbleyker, E. McDonald-Buller, M. P. Fraser, D. T. Allen, D. R. Collins, E. Michel, J. Pudota, D. W. Sullivan and Y. Zhu. 2009. ir pollutant concentrations near three Texas roadways, part II: Chemical characterization and transformation of pollutants. Atmospheric Environment 43(30):4523-4534. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.06.044. (link )

Thompson, T., Y. Kimura, C. Durrenberger, A. Webb, A. I. Tejela Matias, M. P. Fraser and D. T. Allen. 2009. Estimates of the air quality benefits of using natural gas in industrial and transportation applications in Lima, Peru. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy 11:Art. 409. DOI: 10.1007/s10098-009-0199-2. (link )

Zhu, Y., J. Pudota, D. Collins, D. Allen, A. Clements, A. Denbleyker, M. Fraser, Y. Jia, E. McDonald-Buller and E. Michel. 2009. Air pollutant concentrations near three Texas roadways, part I: Ultrafine particles. Atmospheric Environment 43(30):4513-4522. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.04.018. (link )

2008

Kosterev, A., G. Wysocki, Y. Bakhirkin, S. So, R. Lewicki, M. Fraser, F. Tittel and R. F. Curl. 2008. Application of quantum cascade lasers to trace gas analysis. Applied Physics B 90:165-176. DOI: 10.1007/s00340-007-2846-9. (link )

2007

Bhat, S. and M. P. Fraser. 2007. Primary source attribution and analysis of α-pinene photooxidation products in Duke Forest, North Carolina. Atmospheric Environment 41(14):2958–2966. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.12.018. (link )

Kulkarni, P., S. Chellam and M. P. Fraser. 2007. Tracking petroleum refining emissions using lanthanum and lanthanides as elemental markers for PM2.5. Environmental Science and Technology 41(19):6748–6754. DOI: 10.1021/es062888i. (link )

Nopmongcol, U., W. Khamwichit, M. P. Fraser and D. T. Allen. 2007. Estimates of heterogeneous formation of secondary organic aerosol during a wood smoke episode in Houston, Texas. Atmospheric Environment 41(14):3057–3070. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.11.050. (link )

Wysocki, G., Y. Bakhirkin, S. So, F. K. Tittel, C. J. Hill, R. Q. Yang and M. P. Fraser. 2007. Dual interband cascade laser based trace-gas sensor for environmental monitoring. Applied Optics 46(33):8202-8210. DOI: 10.1364/AO.46.008202. (link )

Ying, Q., M. P. Fraser, R. J. Griffin, . Chen and M. J. Kleeman. 2007. Verification of a source-oriented externally mixed air quality model during a severe photochemical smog episode. Atmospheric Environment 41(7):1521–1538. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.10.004. (link )