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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3005
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3005
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3005
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3005
Biography: 

Matthew Fraser is a professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at Arizona State University. His areas of expertise include urban air quality, sustainability analysis of alternative energy systems, sources and control of air pollution and atmospheric monitoring instrumentation. He received his doctorate in environmental engineering science from Caltech in 1998. 

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering Science, Caltech 1998
  • M.S. Environmental Engineering Science, Caltech 1993
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University 1991
Publications: 
  • Jia, Y.; Bhat, S.; Fraser, M. P. Characterization of Saccharides and Other Organic Compounds in Fine Particles and the Use of Saccharides to Track Primary Biologically Derived Carbon Sources. Atmospheric Environment (2010).
  • Jia, Y.; Clements, A. L..; Fraser, M. P. Saccharide composition in atmospheric particulate matter in the southwestern US and estimates of source contributions. Journal of Aerosol Science (2010).
  • Clements, A.; Jia, Y.; Fraser, M. P.; Zhu, Y.; Pudota, J.; DenBleyker, A.; Michel, E. ; Collins, D. C. ; McDonald-Buller, E. ; Allen, D. T. "Air pollutant concentrations near three Texas roadways: Part 2: Chemical characterization and transformation of pollutants". Atmospheric Environment (2009).
  • Kulkarni, P.; Chellam, S.; Fraser, M. P. Comment on "Tracking petroleum refining emissions using lanthanum and lanthanides as elemental markers for PM2.5. Environmental Science and Technology (2009).
  • Thompson, T.; Kimura, Y.; Durrenberger, C.; Webb, A.; Matias, A.; Fraser, M.: Allen, D. Estimates of the air quality benefits of using natural gas in industrial and transportation applications in Lima, Peru. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy (2009).
  • Zhu, Y.; Pudota, J.; DenBleyker, A.; Michel, E. ; Jia, Y.; Clements, A.; Fraser, M. P.; Collins, D. C. ; McDonald-Buller, E. ; Allen, D. T. "Air pollutant concentrations near three Texas roadways: Part 1: Ultrafine particles". Atmospheric Environment (2009).
  • Buzcu, B.; Fraser, M.P. Analysis of volatile organic compound source attribution and emission inventory data for Houston TX. Atmospheric Environment (2008).
  • Kosterev, A.; Wysocki, G.; Bakhirkin, Y.; So, S.; Lewicki, R.; Fraser, M.; Tittel, F. Application of quantum cascade lasers to trace gas analysis. Applied Optics (2008).
  • Gerard Wysocki, Yuri Bakhirkin, Stephen So, Frank Tittel, Q Yang, Matthew Fraser. Dual interband cascade laser based trace-gas sensor for environmental monitoring. Applied Optics (2007).
  • Pranav Kulkarni, Shankar Chellam, Matthew Fraser. Tracking petroleum refining emissions using lanthanum and lanthanides as elemental markers for PM2.5. Environmental Science and Technology (2007).
  • Q. Ying, Matthew Fraser, J. Chen, R. Griffin, M. Kleeman. Verification of a source-oriented externally mixed air quality model during a severe photochemical smog episode. Atmospheric Environment (2007).
  • Shagun Bhat, Matthew Fraser. Source attribution of a-pinene photooxidation products in Duke Forest, North Carolina. Atmospheric Environment (2007).
  • U. Nopmongcol, W. Khamwichit, Matthew Fraser, David Allen. Modeling heterogeneous formation of secondary organic aerosol during a wood smoke episode in Houston, TX. Atmospheric Environment (2007).
Research Activity: 
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 563Environmental Engineering Chem
CEE 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-CEEThe ASU Experience
SOS 324Sust Enrgy Materials & Tchnlgy
CEE 493Honors Thesis
CEE 499Individualized Instruction
CEE 580Practicum
SOS 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 799Dissertation
Presentations: 
  • Santos, F.; Fraser, M..; Bird, J. Measurements of black carbon aerosol in a rural temperate forest in northern Michigan. Fall Annual American Geophysical Union Meeting (Dec 2010).
  • Clements, A. L.; Fraser, M. P. Herckes, P., Sundblom, M., Solomon, P. A. Temporal and Spatial Trends and Source Attribution of Fine and Coarse Particulate Matter in Pinal County, AZ. 29th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Aerosol Research (Oct 2010).
  • Bhat, S., Jia, Y., Fraser, M. P. Characterization and Source Attribution of Fine Particulate Organic Matter - Use of Saccharides to Track Primary Biologically Derived Carbon Sources. Air and Waste Management Association Annual Meeting (Jun 2010).
  • Jia, Y., Fraser, M. P. Saccharides in Ambient Particulate Matter and Two Biologically Derived Sources – Soil and Primary Biological Aerosol Particles. Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Asia/Pacific Annual Meeting (Jun 2010).
  • Fraser, M. P. Developing an effective sustainability curriculum. 2010 Spring American Chemistry Society (Mar 2010).
  • Clements, A. L., Jia, Y., Fraser, M. P. Herckes, P., Sundblom, M., Solomon, P. A. Ambient PM Levels and Characterization of Pollutant Sources Impacting the Desert Southwest. the 2010 American Association for Aerosol Research Specialty Conference on Air Pollution and Health (Mar 2010).
  • Clements, A. L., Fraser, M. P., Chellam, S. Formation of sulfate through heterogeneous chemical reaction on particle surfaces. the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Aerosol Research (Oct 2009).
  • Clements, A. L., Jia, Y., Fraser, M. P., Herckes, P., Sundblom, M., Solomon, P. A. Chemical analysis for source attribution of fine and coarse PM in Pinal County, AZ. 28th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Aerosol Research (Oct 2009).
  • Jia, Y., Fraser, M. P. Saccharides in soil and ambient particles in Texas and Arizona. Annual Meeting of the European Geophysical Union, Vienna Austria (Apr 2009).
  • Clements, A. L., Jia, Y., Fraser, M. P. Carbohydrates as Molecular Markers for Source Apportionment of Ambient Fine and Course Particulate Matter to Agricultural and Native Soils in Central Arizona. 27th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Aerosol Research (Oct 2008).
  • Jia, Y., Clements, A. L., Fraser, M. P. Characterization of Organic Fine Particulate Matter in Big Bend National Park and Source Apportionment using PMF. 27th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Aerosol Research (Oct 2008).
  • Fraser, M. P. Trace gas sensing and ambient air quality. International Workshop on Quantum Cascade Laser Science (Sep 2008).
  • Jia, Y.; Clements, A.; Fraser, M. P. Comparison of Sugar Composition of Fine Particulate Matter at Four Sites in Eastern Texas and Central Arizona. 8th International Conference on Carbonaceous Particles in the Atmosphere (Aug 2008).
  • Kulkarni, P.; Chellam, S.; Fraser, M. P. Quantification of Fine Particle Emissions From Petroleum Refining Operations in Houston, TX Using Rare Earth Elements as Markers. Annual Meeting of the Air and Waste Management Association (Jun 2008).
  • Zhu, Y.; Pudota, J.; DenBleyker, A.; Michel, E.; Fraser, M. P.; Collins, D.R.; Allen, D. T. Air Pollutant Concentrations near Three Texas Roadways. Annual Meeting of the Air and Waste Management Association (Jun 2008).
  • Bhat, Shagun, Fraser, Matthew. Molecular marker for primary carbonaceous particles and secondary organic aerosol formation. 26th Annual American Association for Aerosol Research Meeting
  • Bhkhirkin, Yuri, Wysocki, Gerard, Fraser, Matthew, Yang, R, Tittel, Frank. Sensitive, real-time interband cascade laser based sensor for ethane monitoring. Conference on Lasers and Opto-Electronics
  • Fraser, Matthew. Houston Atmospheric Chemistry. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Spring Meeting
  • Fraser, Matthew, Jia, Yuling. Using carbohydrates as markers for soil entrainment to ambient PM. EPA Atmospheric Sciences Science Review
  • Fraser, Matthew, Kulkarni, Pranav, Chellam, Shankar. Tracking petroleum refinery emission events using lanthanum and lanthanides as elemental markers for fine PM. Annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union
  • Jia, Yuling, Fraser, Matthew. Sugars as tracers for fine PM in rural and urban Texas. 26th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Aerosol Research
  • Wysocki, Gerard, Bakhirkin, Yuri, Fraser, Matthew, So, Stephen, Lweicki, Rafal, Tittel, Frank. Dual interband cascade laser based trace gas sensor for studying urban air pollution. Optics West
Service: 
  • University Consortium for Atmospheric Research, Member Representative for ASU (2010 - Present)
  • School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Search Committee member (2009 - Present)
  • Provost Office - University Sustainability Minor, Committee Member (2009 - Present)
  • Atmospheric Environment, Journal Reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Global Institute of Sustainability, Co-Director of Research Development (2009 - Present)
  • School of Sustainability, Personnel Committee (2009 - Present)
  • School of Sustainability, Executive Committee (2009 - Present)
  • University Consortium for Atmospheric Research, Member Representative for ASU (2009 - Present)
  • Mid-Infrared Technologies for Health and the Environment Engineering Research Center, Chair of the Science Advisory Board (2007 - Present)
  • Atmospheric Environment, Journal Reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Engineering Research Center on MidInfrared Technologies for Health and the Environment, Chair of the Science Advisory Board (2010 - 2010)
  • Environmental Science and Technology, Journal Reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Global Institute of Sustainability, Director of Research Development (2010 - 2010)
  • American Association for Aerosol Reserach, Session Chair (2010 - 2010)
  • Green Phoenix Task Force, Member (2010 - 2010)
  • Provost Office - University Sustainability Minor, Committee Member (2010 - 2010)
  • School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Search Committee member (2010 - 2010)
  • Environmental Science and Technology, Journal Reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • American Association for Aerosol Reserach, Session Chair (2009 - 2009)
  • School of Sustainability, Member of the Executive Committee (2008 - 2008)
  • School of Sustainability, Member of the Personnel Committee (2008 - 2008)
  • University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Member Representative for Arizona State University (2008 - 2008)
  • University Corporation for Atmospheric Reseach, Forum Chair (2008 - 2008)
  • American Association for Aerosol Research, Session Chair (2008 - 2008)
  • School of Sustainability, Member of the Faculty Search Committee (2008 - 2008)