Jaffe Receives Inaugural Research Award

April 25, 2014
CONTACT: Lisa Hall, 425-352-5461, lhall7@uw.edu

Jaffe Receives Inaugural Research Award at UW Bothell 

BOTHELL, Wash. – Dan Jaffe, Ph.D., has received the inaugural Distinguished Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award from the University of Washington Bothell.
The new award recognizes a UW Bothell faculty member for scholarly or creative achievement that exemplifies the standards of excellence of the research-intensive education environment at UW Bothell. The award will be presented annually.
Jaffe is a professor of atmospheric and environmental chemistry in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at UW Bothell. He is internationally recognized for his research in global and regional air pollution and long-range transport of pollution. He received a Fulbright Award in 2013 and is currently in Naples, Italy conducting research as a Fulbright scholar. 
Jaffe, who also holds an adjunct appointment at the University of Washington Seattle, is among the most prolific researchers at the university. He has been published in more than 125 peer-reviewed articles and his research has been cited more than 3,400 times.  
He has served on numerous panels for the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Aeronautical and Space Administration, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, and the National Academy of Sciences.  Jaffe was also recognized for his work in engaging students as part of his research projects. He has served as the principal investigator on 30 different projects, with total funding of more than $7 million.  

About UW Bothell:  With more than 36 undergraduate and graduate degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, UW Bothell emphasizes close student-faculty interaction and critical thinking. UW Bothell builds regional partnerships, inspires change, creates knowledge, shares discoveries and prepares students for leadership in the state of Washington and beyond. For more information, visit www.uwb.edu.

Dan Jaffe, Ph.D.