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Lucy Nandy

Postdoctoral Researcher


PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Masters in Chemical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur  – India

Bachelors in Chemical Engineering, NIT, Rourkela – India



Visiting Scholar at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Technologist/Sr Manager in Tata Steel – India

Research assistant in TU Darmstadt, Germany

Software Associate in Capgemini – India



Aerosol Chemistry, Thermodynamics, Ice nucleation, Microscopy, Microfluidics



Nandy et al., Multistep Phase Transitions in Sea Surface Microlayer Droplets and Aerosol Mimics using Microfluidic Wells; ACS Earth & Space Chemistry, 2019, 3 (7), 1260–1267. Special Issue Article

Craig, Peterson, Nandy et al., Direct Determination of Aerosol pH: Size-Resolved Measurements of Submicron and Supermicron Aqueous Particles; Analytical Chemistry, 2018, 90 (19), 11232–11239.

Marshall, Berkemeier, Shiraiwa, Nandy et al., Influence of Particle Viscosity on Mass Transfer and Heterogeneous Ozonolysis Kinetics in Aqueous-Sucrose-Maleic Acid Aerosol; Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 2018, 20, 15560-15573.

Nandy and Dutcher, Phase Behavior of Ammonium Sulfate with Organic Acid Solutions in Aqueous Aerosol Mimics Using Microfluidic Traps; J. Phys. Chem. B, 2018, 122 (13), 3480–3490. Special Issue Article

Nandy and Dutcher, Isotherm-Based Thermodynamic Model for Solute Activities of Asymmetric Electrolyte Aqueous Solutions; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2017, 121 (37), 6957-6965.

Craig, Nandy et al., Spectroscopic Determination of Aerosol pH from Acid−Base Equilibria in Inorganic, Organic, and Mixed Systems; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2017, 121 (30), 5690-5699. Part of Virtual Special Issue Article

Marsh, Miles, Rovelli, Cowling, Nandy et al., Influence of Organic Compound Functionality on Aerosol Hygroscopicity: Dicarboxylic Acids, Alkyl-Substituents, Sugars and Amino Acids; Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2017, 17 (9), 5583−5599.

Nandy et al., Isotherm-Based Thermodynamic Model for Solute Activities of Organic Acids with Consideration of Partial Disassociation; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2016, 120 (24), 4147-4154.

Rindelaub, Craig, Nandy et al., Direct Measurement of pH in Individual Particle via Raman Microspectroscopy and Variation in Acidity with Relative Humidity; J. Phys. Chem. A, 2016, 120 (6). Highlighted in the JPC A Virtual Issue on Atmospheric Phys. Chem.