Pratt Lab :: Environmental and Analytical Chemistry

Professor Kerri A. Pratt

Seyhan N. Ege Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Department of Earth & Environmental Science
Faculty Associate, Program in the Environment
Phone: (734) 763-2871
Lab Phone: (734) 647-2872

Select Awards

Department of Energy Early Career Award (2018)
American Chemical Society James J. Morgan ES&T Early Career Award Lectureship (2018)
Eastern Analytical Symposium Young Investigator Award (2018)
Sloan Research Fellowship in Chemistry (2017)
American Geophysical Union Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Eos (2017)
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts Individual Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education (2017)
National Academy of Sciences Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowship (2016)
Department of Chemistry Seyhan Ege Junior Faculty Award (2016)
American Society for Mass Spectrometry Research Award (2014)
Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh Starter Grant Award (2014)
NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Polar Regions Research (2011)
NOAA Climate & Global Change Postdoctoral Fellowship (2009)
NSF Graduate Fellowship (2005)
EPA STAR Graduate Fellowship (2005)

For Prospective Members:

We are looking for prospective researchers, at all levels, who are excited about environmental chemistry, mass spectrometry, and fieldwork opportunities. If you are interested in joining us as a undergraduate student, Ph.D. student, postdoctoral researcher, or visiting foreign exchange student, please contact Prof. Pratt by email with your CV and letter of interest. Please see below for links with information about fellowship and research opportunities, as well as our graduate programs.

Information for Prospective Postdocs:

LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs

Information for Prospective Graduate Students:
UM Chemistry Graduate Program
UM Earth & Environmental Sciences Graduate Program
Graduate Student Fellowship Opportunities:
AMS Graduate Fellowships
Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships
Ford Foundation Fellowships

Information for Prospective Undergraduate Students:
Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Interested in joining the Pratt Lab? Contact Prof. Pratt:

Current Group Members

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Qianjie Chen (Apr. 2018-present)
Ph.D Atmospheric Sciences 2017, University of Washington
M.S. Meteorology 2013, Utrecht University
B.S. Atmospheric Sciences 2011, Sun Yat-sen University

Jun Liu (Jun. 2018-present)
Ph.D Earth Sciences 2018, University of California San Diego
M.S. Earth Sciences 2015, University of California San Diego
B.S. Environmental Science and Engineering 2013, Tsinghua University

Graduate Students

Rachel Kirpes (5th Year)
B.S. Chemistry 2014, Iowa State University
B.S. Environmental Science 2014, Iowa State University

Stephen McNamara (5th Year)
Dept. of Education GAANN Future Faculty Fellowship (Winter 2016)
B.S. Chemistry 2014, Michigan State University

Jamy Lee (3rd Year)
B.S. Chemistry 2015, Oregon State University

Jeff Spencer (2nd Year)
M.S. Chemistry, Chemical Education 2011, University of Illinois
B.S. Chemistry, Chemical Biology 2009, University of Illinois
Jointly advised by Ginger Schultz (Michigan) and Kerri Pratt

Nicole Woodall (Rotation Student)
M.S. Chemistry 2017, Ball State University
B.S. Biochemistry 2014, Ball State University

Brady Anderson (Rotation Student)
B.S. Chemistry 2018, University of St. Thomas

Madeline Cooke (Rotation Student)
B.S. Chemistry 2018, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Undergraduate Students

Claire Mattson (Class of 2019)
Major: Biochemistry

Pratt Lab :: Environmental and Analytical Chemistry