Dr. Trevor VandenBoer is an Assistant Professor in Environmental Analytical Chemistry. His research program in the Department of Chemistry at York University is investigating reactive nitrogen atmospheric chemistry within the Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory. He is also supported by the Alfred P Sloan Foundation Chemistry of the Indoor Environment program to develop new analytical techniques for quantitative speciation of reactive nitrogen.
He completed a combined Honours Bachelor of Science in Analytical Chemistry and Forensic Science from Laurentian University in 2007. He has subsequently completed an MSc (2008) and PhD (2012) in Environmental and Atmospheric Chemistry with Prof. Jennifer Murphy from the University of Toronto on the quantitation and chemistry of alkyl amines and nitrous acid. He held a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship with Dr. Susan Ziegler at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland where he examined the biogeochemical interactions of reactive nitrogen exchanged between the biosphere-atmosphere interface.