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

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

Peter Peterson (Apr. 2015-present)
Ph.D Chemistry 2015, University of Alaska Fairbanks
B.S. Physics 2008, Eastern Washington University
B.S. Chemistry 2008, Eastern Washington University

Graduate Students

Nate May (5th Year)
Dept. of Education GAANN Future Faculty Fellowship (Winter 2016)
B.S. Chemistry 2013, Santa Clara Univeristy

Angela Raso (6th Year)
B.A. Chemistry 2012, Whitman College
Purdue University Chemistry Ph.D. student
co-advised by Paul Shepson (Purdue) and Kerri Pratt
UM visiting graduate student (Sept. 2015 - Feb. 2016)

Rachel Kirpes (4th Year)
B.S. Chemistry 2014, Iowa State University
B.S. Environmental Science 2014, Iowa State University

Stephen McNamara (4th Year)
Dept. of Education GAANN Future Faculty Fellowship (Winter 2016)
B.S. Chemistry 2014, Michigan State University

Jeff Spencer (Rotation Student)
M.S. Chemistry, Chemical Education 2011, University of Illinois
B.S. Chemistry, Chemical Biology 2009, University of Illinois

Jacinta Edebeli (Visiting Student)
PhD Student at Paul Scherrer Institute and ETH Zürich
M.S. Environmental Systems Science 2014, ETH Zürich
B.S. Civil Engineering 2012, University of Massachusetts Amherst
B.A. Environmental Science 2011, Mount Holyoke College

Undergraduate Students

Alexa Watson (Class of 2018)
Major: Chemical Sciences

Claire Mattson (Class of 2019)
Major: Biochemistry

Guy Burke (Class of 2018)
Major: Chemistry and Spanish

Christian Keiser (Class of 2021)
Major: Chemical Engineering

Kate Hogan (Class of 2018)
Major: Chemical Sciences

Pratt Lab :: Environmental and Analytical Chemistry