News from the Cohan Research Group

05/2021 Cohan discusses Texas electricity with KHOU TV KHOU online FOX4 Dallas Dallas Morning News

04/2021 Planet Now hosts Cohan and Jim Blackburn for conversation about climate and resilience (video)

04/2021 Winnie Louh, Yunseo Choi, and Amy Jiang present research at Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium

04/2021 Cohan receives Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

04/2021 Cohan speaks to Rice Design Alliance Civic Forum

04/2021 Cohan speaks to GridNEXT conference

04/2021 Cohan discusses Texas electricity with Dallas Morning News (4/13 4/22) Bloomberg E&E News KUT radio KHOU TV FOX 4 Dallas CBS Austin Texas Tribune Austin American-Statesman

04/2021 San Antonio Express-News quotes Cohan about drop in U.S. emissions

04/2021 Houston Chronicle quotes Cohan about the benefits of more electricity transmission in Texas

03/2021 Group receives grant from Carbon Hub to research how carbon amendments could influence nitrogen emissions from soils (collaboration with Prof. Carrie Masiello)

03/2021 Research group alum Joanna Slusarewicz wins National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship

03/2021 Yale Climate Connections videos on Role of gas in Texas blackouts and Opportunities for geothermal

02/2021 Cohan discusses Texas energy systems and blackouts with:

02/2021 Cohan speaks about coal, wind, and solar to NC State University (slides)

01/2021 Cohan discusses air quality changes under COVID on KUHF Houston Matters

12/2020 Cohan presents research about air quality impacts of COVID at AGU Fall Meeting

12/2020 Winnie Louh presents research about air quality impacts of COVID at AGU Fall Meeting

12/2020 Lina Luo presents research about soil emissions of nitrogen at AGU Fall Meeting

11/2020 Ricky Morse wins best student poster award from Texas Energy Summit (article)

10/2020 Cohan speaks to Planet Now seminar series (YouTube)

10/2020 Zach Rewolinski presents to CMAS Conference about activity changes under COVID (YouTube)

10/2020 Cohan presents to CMAS Conference about wind, solar, and coal in Texas (YouTube)

12/2019 Cohan speaks on panel: Red State = Green Energy (livestream; slides)

10/2019 Cohan speaks to Fort Bend CAN about pollution from Plant Parish (slides)

10/2019 Cohan presents NYSCAA webinar: Solving the Climate Challenge (slides; webinar)

10/2019 Cohan presents to SSPEED conference: Climate change and the future of hurricanes

09/2019 Cohan speaks to Toshiba Technical Society about Houston air quality (slides)

07/2019 Cohan speaks to National Youth Science Camp about climate solutions (slides)

07/2019 Cohan conducts World Climate Simulation at National Youth Science Camp (slides)

06/2019 Cohan speaks with teachers about climate science for K-12 classes (slides)

06/2019 Cohan presents talk: Climate change and what you can do (slides)

06/2019 Cohan quoted in New York Times

05/2019 Cohan presents to Fort Bend County meeting about W.A. Parish coal plant (slides)

05/2019 Dr. Quazi Rasool is officially awarded his Ph.D.

05/2019 Lina Luo successfully completes her preliminary examination

04/2019 Cohan speaks to Gulf Coast Power Association about wind and solar power (slides)

04/2019 Cohan appears on KUHF Houston Matters to discuss Houston air quality

02/2019 Paper by Quazi Rasool published in Geoscientific Model Development

02/2019 Cohan presents to Meyerland Democrats about climate science and policy (slides)

02/2019 Brian Strasert presents his research to Fort Bend County community forum

01/2019 Houston Chronicle editorial highlights research from our group

01/2019 Cohan appears on Bauer Business Focus

01/2019 Vox covers research by Joanna Slusarewicz

01/2019 Houston Chronicle covers research by Joanna Slusarewicz

12/2018 New York Times covers research by Brian Strasert

11/2018 Paper by Brian Strasert published by Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association

11/2018 Paper by Joanna Slusarewicz published in Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar

11/2018 Cohan appears on Houston Matters

09/2018 Cohan moderates keynote panel at Texas Energy Summit

09/2018 Cohan attends Global Climate Action Summit

08/2018 Quazi Rasool successfully defends his Ph.D. thesis

04/2018 Cohan selected as a Distinguished Faculty Associate of Will Rice College

03/2018 Paper by Sanchez et al. published in Atmospheric Environment

07/2018 Joanna Slusarewicz wins Greene Prize for Environmental Writing at Rice

01/2018 Paper by Rui Zhang et al. published in Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres

01/2018 Cohan presents Rice CEE departmental seminar on "Solving the Climate Challenge"

09/2017 Paper by Rui Zhang et al. published in Atmospheric Environment

08/2017 Brian Strasert successfully defends his M.S. thesis

07/2017 Paper by Shayak Sengupta and Cohan published in Transportation Research D

07/2017 Paper by Pourhashem et al. published in Environmental Science and Technology

07/2017 Paper by Krakauer and Cohan published in Resources

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

04/2016 Amanda San Miguel awarded Harrianna Butler Scholarship

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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