Sally Pusede

Atmosphere-biosphere exchange, oxidation chemistry, trends in urban air pollution, nitrous oxide emissions, ozone, and environmental justice.

Education and appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science, University of Virginia, 2015–present

NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014–2015

Ph.D. Chemistry (Physical), University of California Berkeley, 2008–2014


NASA Group Achievement Award, Student Airborne Research Program, 2019

NASA Group Achievement Award, OWLETS, 2019

NASA Group Achievement Award, KORUS-AQ: An International Cooperative Air Quality Field Study in Korea, 2017

Center for Teaching Excellence Ignite Fellow, University of Virginia, 2017

Environmental Sciences Organization Faculty Teaching Award, University of Virginia, 2016

ACCESS XIII, Atmospheric Chemistry Colloquium for Emerging Senior Scientists, 2015

NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship, NASA, 2014

Mary Ella and Harold Johnston Fellowship, University of California Berkeley, 2014


Air Pollution, EVSC 4490/7559, Spring 2018, 2019

Atmosphere-Biosphere Interactions: Mechanisms and Machines, co-taught with Manuel Lerdau, EVSC 4559/7559, Fall 2017, 2019

Atmospheric Composition and Global Change, EVSC 4559, Spring 2017

The Clean Air Act, co-taught with Vivian Thomson, EVSC 4559/PLAP 4500, Spring 2017

Atmospheric Chemistry, EVSC 5559, Fall 2016

Atmosphere and Weather, EVSC 3300, Spring 2016, 2018

Current Topics in Air Quality, EVSC 4599/7559, Fall 2015