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Dr. Daniel Cohan
Associate Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rice University
6100 Main Street MS 519
Houston, TX 77005

Phone: 713-348-5129
Office: Keck Hall 116B
Email: cohan 'at' rice.edu

News

05/2016  Quazi Rasool, Amanda San Miguel, and Ethan Agrawal win Greene Prize for Environmental Writing at Rice

05/2016  Article on sulfur emissions and climate appears in Earthzine

05/2016  Cohan column in The Hill: Trump's unrealistic promises in coal country

04/2016  Amanda San Miguel awarded Harrianna Butler Scholarship

04/2016  Cohan Up for Debate columns in Bloomberg Government:

               EIA's Cascading Coal Forecasts
               Power Plants May Hit Emissions Target This Year

04/2016  Cohan column in The Hill: An Energy agency's forecasting flaws

03/2016  Cohan speaks to Great Discussions group as a Climate Voices speaker

03/2016  Shayak Sengupta selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

03/2016  Articles about natural gas study with Shayak Sengupta: Conservation Magazine; Green Car Congress; EnergyWire; World Industrial Reporter; Scientific Blogging; Daily GPI

03/2016  Cohan column in The Hill: Is natural gas a fossil fuel substitute, or does it just crowd out renewables?

03/2016  Cohan column in The Hill: Political challenges to climate science at home and abroad

02/2016  Cohan and Sengupta, International Journal of Global Warming article: Net greenhouse gas emission savings from natural gas substitutions in vehicles, furnaces, and power plants

02/2016  Cohan column in The Hill: Achieving Clean Power Plan targets well ahead of schedule

02/2016  Cohan column in The Hill: Plummeting coal use and peaking stockpiles

02/2016  Policy and Legal Dimensions of Climate and Energy Forum, Rice University

02/2016  Cohan serves as lecturer for Rice Alumni cruise to Costa Rica and Panama

               Lecture on how El Nino and climate change impact Central America's weather

               Lecture on how Costa Rica generates 99% of its electricity from renewables

01/2016  Cohan, Zhang, Czader, and Rasool present at NASA Air Quality Applied Sciences Team meeting

01/2016  Amanda San Miguel joins the Cohan Research Group

12/2015  Cohan presents natural gas research at American Geophysical Union annual meeting

12/2015  Cohan column in Houston Chronicle: Can Exxon mend its climate busting ways

12/2015  Cohan column in Houston Chronicle: Why strict new ozone rules won't do much for Texans health

12/2015  Cohan column in Houston Chronicle: Houston and Dallas can't possibly meet new air quality standards

11/2015  Cohan column in Houston Chronicle: The big new concept in Obama's Keystone XL decision

11/2015  Cohan column in The Conversation: If a solar plant uses natural gas, is it still green

10/2015  Cohan column in The Conversation: Could Hurricane Patricia be a harbinger of storms in a warmer climate?

04/2015  Cohan selected as department's Faculty Member of the Year by CEE students

04/2015  Shell Center for Sustainability funds study of natural gas leaks in Houston

04/2015  Rui Zhang, Quazi Rasool, and Dan Cohan present work at Texas Air Quality Symposium

03/2015  Shayak Sengupta selected to become a Fulbright-Nehru Scholar to India

03/2015  Cohan named Distinguished Faculty Associate of Will Rice College

10/2014  Amanda McDonald article appears in Sense and Sustainability

07/2014 "Texas can lead in approaches to meeting emission caps" published in Houston Chronicle

05/2014  Cohan appointed a Fellow of the Rice Center for Teaching Excellence

05/2014  Cohan speaks to American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Houston chapter

04/2014  KPRC story about Air Quality Awareness Week

04/2014  Shayak Sengupta and Allen (Lun) Li win second and third prize from Shell Center for Sustainability at Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium

04/2014  Tolulope Akunwumi wins Robert H. Parks Jr. Prize for Excellence in Engineering Leadership

04/2014  Tolulope Akunwumi successfully defends MCEE research on oil sands life cycle impacts

04/2014  Shayak Sengupta wins Rice Engineering Alumni award

04/2014  Elizabeth Pina and Shayak Sengupta win Sims Awards from CEE Department

04/2014  Cohan joins launch of Climate Voices

04/2014  Txchnologist article about Cohan and Chen paper

04/2014  Huffington Post article discusses Cohan and Chen paper

03/2014  Shayak Sengupta wins Greene Prize for Environmental Writing

03/2014  Antara Digar joins the faculty at Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur

03/2014  Zhou article on Houston ozone published in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

03/2014  Wei Tang successfully defends Ph.D. dissertation

03/2014  Cohan named Distinguished Faculty Associate of Will Rice College

03/2014  Cohan presents Civic Scientist talk on climate change to Katy Cinco Ranch High School

02/2014  Rui Zhang joins group as a postdoctoral scholar

01/2014  Shayak Sengupta presents at King Abdullah University of Science at Technology's invitation-only Research Poster Competition for Undergraduates

in the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Research Poster Competition for Undergraduates - See more at: http://news.rice.edu/2014/01/21/people-papers-and-presentations-185/#sthash.8g3HrThq.dpuf

01/2014  NPR coverage of NASA AQAST meeting  

01/2014  Findings reported at NASA AQAST meeting at Rice

01/2014  Cohan hosts NASA Air Quality Applied Sciences Team meeting at Rice

12/2013  Cohan named a Baker Institute Faculty Scholar in the Center for Energy Studies

11/2013  Tang article on satellite-based inverse modeling of NOx published in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  

05/2013  Texas Tribune article about fine particulate matter in Houston

05/2013  Article on NOx control in Chemistry & Industry

04/2013  Cohan promoted to Associate Professor with tenure

04/2013  Wei Zhou successfully defends Ph.D. dissertation

03/2013  Zhou article shows faster than expected decline in ozone pollution 

02/2013  Tang wins first place in Student Presentation Competition at AMS Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry  

02/2013  Media coverage of Rice ozone-health studies presented at AAAS:

              U.S. News and World Report

                News Medical

                Links to additional coverage 

02/2013  Cohan presents ozone health effects research at AAAS Annual Meeting 

02/2013  EnergyWire article about energy education at Rice 

01/2013  Zhou article published in Atmospheric Environment 

01/2013  Digar article published in Journal of Geophysical Research

01/2013  Cohan presents research at American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

12/2012  Cohan presents research at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

07/2012  Ji article selected as a 'Highlight of 2011' in Environmental Research Letters

03/2012  Pegues article documents progress in attaining ozone standards  

02/2012  Antara Digar defends Ph.D. dissertation

08/2011  Watson wins Ford Foundation Fellowship

04/2011  Tang article published in Atmospheric Environment

04/2011  Cohan named Outstanding Faculty Associate of Will Rice College

02/2011  Cohan named to NASA Air Quality Applied Sciences Team

01/2011  Digar article published in Environmental Science & Technology

12/2010  Xiao article published in Journal of Geophysical Research

10/2010  Rice at Large article about Rice Air Curriculum for fifth-graders

08/2010  NASA grant to support Texas ozone modeling research

08/2010  Digar article published in Environmental Science & Technology

01/2010  Cohan presents State of the Air talk to Rice alumni luncheon

05/2009  Hodges-Copple receives Fulbright Scholarship to Denmark 

04/2009  Rice Engineering News article about Texas power options

03/2009  Cohan receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award

01/2009  Texas Business for Clean Air releases energy and air quality study

06/2007  EPA awards STAR grant for study of uncertainty in air quality decision-making

05/2007  Cohan named Outstanding Faculty Associate of Will Rice College