Constantin Andronache's Curriculum Vitae



Boston College
140 Commonwealth Ave.
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467


Tel: 617-552-6215
andronac@bc.edu


Education

Ph.D. degree in Atmospheric Sciences, December 1996, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

M.S. degree in Physics, June 1982, Department of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania


Employment history

2012-present: Sr. Research Associate at Boston College

2001-2011: Research Associate at Boston College

1999-2001: Research scientist at the Atmospheric and Environmental Research Inc.(AER), Cambridge, Massachusetts

1997-1999: Visiting scientist at the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

1990-1996: Research assistant in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

1988-1990: Researcher at the Institute of Physics, Bucharest, Romania

1982-1988: Researcher at the Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bucharest, Romania

Computer experience:


Research interests

  1. Studies related to atmospheric aerosol and cloud microphysics, radiative effects, chemistry and transport.
  2. Role of aerosols and clouds in the climate system.
  3. Climate change, natural hazards, predictability, and mitigation.

Membership in professional societies


Awards


Selected refereed publications

  1. Phillips, Vaughan T. J., Paul J. Demott, Constantin Andronache, Kerri A. Pratt, Kimberly A. Prather, R. Subramanian, Cynthia Twohy: Improvements to an Empirical Parameterization of Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation and Its Comparison with Observations. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 378–409. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-12-080.1, 2013.

  2. Phillips, V. T. J., Andronache, C., Christner, B., Morris, C. E., Sands, D. C., Bansemer, A., Lauer, A., McNaughton, C., and C. Seman: Potential impacts from biological aerosols on ensembles of continental clouds simulated numerically. Biogeosciences, 6, 1-28, 2009.

  3. Andronache C., Principal component analysis of sea surface temperature in the North Atlantic ocean, International Journal of Modern Physics C, Vol. 20, No. 11, 1789 -1802, 2009.

  4. Phillips, V.T. J., P. DeMott, and C. Andronache, An Empirical Parameterization of Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation for Multiple Chemical Species of Aerosol, J. Atmos Sci., 65, 2757 - 2783, 2008.

  5. Andronache C., N. Suciu, and C. Vamos, On the multidecadal oscillation of Atlantic tropical storm activity, Revue d analyse numerique et de theorie de l approximation, Tome 37, No 2, pp. 109, 2008.

  6. Phillips. V. T. J., C. Andronache, C. E. Morris, and D. C. Sands, Impacts from ice-nucleating bacteria on deep convection: implications for the biosphere-atmosphere interaction in climate change, Biogeosciences Discuss., 5, 1035-1067, 2008.

  7. Suciu, N., K. Sabelfeld, C. Vamos, and C. Andronache, Memory Effects and Ergodicity for Diffusion in Spatially Correlated Velocity Fields, PAMM. Proc. Appl. Math. Mech. 7, 2010015-2010016 DOI 10.1002 pamm.200700057, 2007.

  8. Andronache, C., T. Grönholm, L. Laakso, V. T. Phillips, and A. Venäläinen, Scavenging of ultrafine particles by rainfall at a boreal site: observations and model estimations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 4739-4754, 2006.

  9. Phillips, V.T.J., Sherwood, S.C., Andronache, A., Bansemer, A. Conant, W.C., DeMott, P.J., Flagan, R.C., Heymsfield, A., Jonsson, H., Poellot, M., Rissman, T.A., Seinfeld, J.H., Vanreken, T., Varutbangkul, V. and J.C. Wilson. Anvil glaciation in a deep cumulus updraft over Florida simulated with an Explicit Microphysics Model. I: The impact of various nucleation processes. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society , 131(609), 2019-2046, 2005

  10. Andronache, C., Diffusion and electric charge contributions to below-cloud wet removal of atmospheric ultra-fine aerosol particles, J. Aerosol Science, 35, 1467-1482, 2004.

  11. Andronache, C., Precipitation removal of ultrafine aerosol particles from the atmospheric boundary layer, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D16S07, doi:10.1029/2003JD004050, July 2004.

  12. Andronache, C., Estimates of sulfate aerosol wet scavenging coefficient for locations in the Eastern United States, Atmospheric Environment, 38, 795-804, 2004 Abstract [html]

  13. Andronache, C., Estimated variability of below-cloud aerosol removal by rainfall for observed aerosol size distributions, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 3, 2003 Abstract [html]

  14. Andronache, C., L. J. Donner, C. J. Seman, and R. S. Hemler, A study of the impact of ITCZ on aerosols during INDOEX, J. Geophys. Res., 10.1029/2001JD900248 11 September 2002. Abstract [html]

  15. Andronache, C., L. J. Donner, V. Ramaswamy, C. J. Seman, and R. S. Hemler, Atmospheric sulfur and deep convective clouds in tropical Pacific, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 4005-4024, 1999. Abstract [html]

  16. Andronache, C., L. J. Donner, V. Ramaswamy, C. J. Seman, and R. S. Hemler, The effects of atmospheric sulfur on the radiative properties of convective clouds: a limited area modeling study, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 1423-1426, 1998. Abstract [html]

  17. Andronache, C., and W. L. Chameides, Interactions between sulfur and soot emissions from aircraft and their role in contrail formation 2. Development, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 10,787-10802, 1998. Abstract [html]

  18. Andronache, C., W. L. Chameides, D. D. Davis, B. E. Anderson, R. F. Pueschel, A. R. Bandy, D. C. Thornton, R. W. Talbot, P. Kasibhatla, and C. S. Kiang, Gas-to-particle conversion of tropospheric sulfur as estimated from observations in the western North Pacific during PEM-West B, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 28,511-28,538, 1997. Abstract [html]

  19. Andronache, C., and W. L. Chameides, Interactions between sulfur and soot emissions from aircraft and their role in contrail formation 1. Nucleation, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 21,443-21,451, 1997. Abstract [html]

  20. Andronache, C., W. L. Chameides, M. O. Rodgers, J. Martinez, P. Zimmerman and J. Greenberg. Vertical distribution of isoprene in the lower boundary layer of the rural and urban southern United States. J. Geophys. Res., 99, 16,989-16,999, 1994. Abstract [html]

  21. Andronache, C., and I. Miha, Climatic variability and quasi-periodicity in the monthly and annual mean temperature series recorded in Romania, Revue Roumaine de Géologie Géophysique et Géographie, Série de Géophysique, Tome 33, 1989.

  22. Andronache, C. and C. Dragomirescu, Variability and Periodicity of Annual and Monthly Mean Temperature at Bucharest-Filaret, Meteorology and Hydrology, 1, NO. 2, 1988.

  23. Pop, Corneliu and Constantin Andronache, Drought occurrence forecasting in Romania in the time interval April-June, Meteorology and Hydrology, 17, NO.1, 1987.


Selected papers in conference proceedings

  1. Andronache C., The impact of tropical ocean on Arctic climate inferred from analysis of global sea surface temperature. Presented at the 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, 2-5 May, 2011, Boston, MA.

  2. Andronache C., Analysis of seasonal climate predictability based on long term global sea surface temperature, presented at the 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, January 22- 27, 2011, Seattle, WA.

  3. Andronache C., Atlantic tropical cyclones during strong and moderate ENSO events. Presented at the 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, January 22- 27, 2011, Seattle, WA.

  4. Andronache, C., Statistical analysis of sea surface temperature in the North Atlantic Ocean, 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, AMS meeting January 17 -21, 2010, Atlanta GA.

  5. Vaughan T. Phillips, Constantin Andronache, Effects from dust and soot on the glaciation and precipitation production of convective clouds in a tropical Atlantic hurricane, presented at the 15th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation ICCP-2008 (published in the Conference Proceedings), Cancun, Mexico, July 7 - 11, 2008.

  6. Andronache, Constantin and Vaughan T. Phillips, Robustness analysis of atmospheric aerosol removal by precipitation, presented at the 15th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation ICCP-2008 (published in the Conference Proceedings), Cancun, Mexico, July 7 - 11, 2008.

  7. Phillips V. T. J., C. Andronache, C. E. Morris, and D. C. Sands: Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation in Continental Deep Convection: Possible Role of Biogenic Particles, presented at The 7th International Symposium on Advanced Environmental Monitoring (published in the Proceedings of the Conference), February 25-28, 2008, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2008.

  8. Andronache C., R. Hon, and B. Mento, Climatology of Atlantic Tropical Storms and Impact in Coastal Regions, presented at the ESRI International User Conference (Published in the Conference Proceedings), San Diego, CA, June 18 - 22, 2007.

  9. Suciu, N., K. Sabelfeld, C. Vamos, and C. Andronache, Memory Effects and Ergodicity for Diffusion in Spatially Correlated Velocity Fields, presented at the 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (Published in the Conference Proceedings), in Zurich, Switzerland, July 16 - 20, 2007, PAMM. Proc. Appl. Math. Mech. 7, 2010015-2010016 (2007) / DOI 10.1002/pamm.200700057.

  10. Andronache, C. et al., Mapping Hurricane Katrina with GIS, presented at the ESRI International User Conference (Published in the Conference Proceedings), San Diego, CA, August 7- 12, 2006.

  11. Phillips, V. T. J., S. Sherwood and C. Andronache, Impacts from aerosol and electric fields on thunderstorm microphysical development simulated with an explicit microphysics model, presented at EAC Ghent, Belgium, (published in the Conference Proceedings) August 28 - September 2, 2005.

  12. Andronache, C., T. Grönholm, L. Laakso and V. T. J. Phillips, Aerosol removal during precipitation: model and observations, presented at EAC Ghent, Belgium (published in the Conference Proceedings), August 28 - September 2, 2005.

  13. Andronache, C., Wet removal of atmospheric ultra-fine particles: role of diffusion and electric, presented at EAC Ghent, Belgium (published in the Conference Proceedings), August 28 - September 2, 2005.

  14. Andronache, C., V. T. J. Phillips, D. Baumgardner, P. Bui, L. Pfister, and R. Herman, Relationship between cirrus anvil ice crystal properties and aerosol concentration, ambient relative humidity and vertical velocity during CRYSTAL-FACE, Published in the Proceedings of the ICCP Conference, Bologna, Italy, July 19-23, 2004.

  15. Andronache C., Comparisons of microphysical model and bulk method estimations of sulfate aerosol wet scavenging rates. Published in the Proceedings of the ICCP Conference, Bologna, Italy, July 19-23, 2004.

  16. Phillips, Vaughan, Steve Sherwood, C. Andronache, A. Bansemer, B. Conant, A. Heymsfield, G. Heymsfield, M. Poellot, T. Vanreken, The impact of various nucleation processes on anvil glaciation on a CRYSTAL-FACE thunderstorm, Published in the Proceedings of the ICCP Conference, Bologna Italy, July 19-23, 2004.

  17. Andronache, C., L. J. Donner, C. J. Seman, Removal of aerosols in the Indian Ocean ITCZ, published in the AMS Volume A millennium symposium on atmospheric chemistry, January 2001. Abstract [html]

  18. S.A. Clough, P.D Brown, C. Andronache,E. J. Mlawer, T.R. Shippert, D.D. Turner, D.C. Tobin, H.E. Revercomb, R.O. Knuteson, and R. G. Ellingson, Long wave Broadband QME Based on ARM Pyrgeometer and AERI Measurements, Tenth ARM Science Team Meeting Proceedings, San Antonio, Texas, March 13-17, 2000. Article [pdf]

  19. Andronache, C., L. J. Donner, C. J. Seman, and R. S. Hemler, Cloud condensation nuclei-sulfate relationship in a cloud resolving model, in the AMS Volume 10th Conference on Atmospheric Radiation, Madison, WI, 28 June-2 July, 1999. Abstract [html]

  20. Donner, L. J., C. Andronache, and C. J. Seman, Chemistry and radiation in convective systems: transport, transformation, and climate implications. Published in the Rossby-100 Symposium Volume, Stockholm, 1998.

  21. Andronache, C., L. J. Donner, and C. J. Seman, Possible effects of atmospheric sulfur increase on the tropical convective systems: A TOGA COARE case, presented at the TOGA COARE Workshop (Published in the WCRP-107 volume), Boulder, CO, July 7-14, 1998.


Selected Meetings and Symposia

  1. Andronache C., Modulation of Atlantic tropical cyclones by El Nino - Southern Oscillation, presented at the APS March Meeting, February 27 - March 2, 2012, Boston, MA.

  2. T. Kirkpatrick, C. Andronache, M.J. Burns, M.J. Naughton: Device analysis of vertically aligned single-core nanocoaxial solar cells, presented at the APS March Meeting, February 27 - March 2, 2012, Boston, MA.

  3. Andronache C., The impact of tropical ocean on Arctic climate inferred from analysis of global sea surface temperature. Presented at the 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, 2-5 May, 2011, Boston, MA.

  4. Andronache C. The impact of tropical ocean on Arctic climate. Presented at the Joint Spring 2011 Meeting of the New England Sections of the APS and the AAPT Friday-Saturday, April 8-9, 2011; Lowell, Massachusetts. Abstract ID: BAPS.2011.NES.F4.2, Volume 56, Number 2.

  5. Andronache C., Analysis of seasonal climate predictability based on long term global sea surface temperature, presented at the 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, January 22- 27, 2011, Seattle, WA.

  6. Andronache C., Atlantic tropical cyclones during strong and moderate ENSO events. Presented at the 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, January 22- 27, 2011, Seattle, WA.

  7. Andronache C. Explorations of climate predictability based on long term global sea surface temperature observations. Presented at the Fall 2010 Meeting of the New England Section of APS, Friday-Saturday, October 29-30, 2010; Providence, Rhode Island. Abstract ID: BAPS.2010.NEF.E2.5, Volume 55, Number 13.

  8. Andronache, C., Atlantic Hurricanes During Intense ENSO Events. Presented at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2010, San Francisco, CA. Abstract GC41C-0915.

  9. Andronache, C., Statistical analysis of sea surface temperature in the North Atlantic Ocean, 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, AMS meeting January 17 -21, 2010, Atlanta GA.

  10. Andronache, C.; Phillips, V., Changes in North Atlantic Sea Surface Temperatures and Tropical Cyclones Activity. Presented at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2009, San Francisco, CA. Abstract A13E-0274.

  11. Andronache, C, and V. T. J. Phillips, Atmospheric Aerosol Removal by Precipitation, presented at the Gordon Conference on Nonlinear Science, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, June 28 - July 3, 2009.

  12. Hon R., Q. Xian, C. Andronache, Statistical Analysis of Road Salt Impact on Water Quality in New England Watersheds, presented at the 2009 AGU Joint Assembly, The Meeting of the Americas, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 24 - 27 May 2009.

  13. Hon, R., C. Andronache, Q. Xian, N. Tedder, and C. Murphy, Evaluation of environmental impacts of deicing chemicals on groundwater, presented at the GSA Northeastern Section - 44th Annual Meeting, in Portland, Maine, 22-24 March 2009.

  14. Phillips V. T. J., and C. Andronache, Observational Study of the Relation Between Sea Surface Temperature and Water Vapour in Atlantic Region, AGU Chapman Conference on Atmospheric Water Vapor and Its Role in Climate Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA, 20-24 October 2008.

  15. Hon, Rudolph, Newton Tedder, Constantin Andronache, Peter Dillon, John R. McInnis, and Barry Schaudt, Chloride Contamination of New England Rivers by De-Icing Chemicals, presented at The 35th Northeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM), Burlington, VT, June 29 - July 2, 2008.

  16. Andronache, Constantin, Rudolph Hon, Qing Xian, Newton Tedder, and Barry Schaudt, Distinct Transport Mechanisms of Road Salt In New England Watersheds - Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Dissolved Constituents, presented at The 35th Northeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM), Burlington, VT, June 29 - July 2, 2008.

  17. Phillips, V. T. J., C. Andronache, C. E. Morris and D. C. Sands, Role of Biogenic Particles in Heterogeneous ice Nucleation in Continental Deep Convection, AGU Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, May 27 - 30, 2008, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract A34A-03, 2008.

  18. Andronache, C, and V. T. J. Phillips, Processes and Uncertainty in Atmospheric Aerosol Removal by Precipitation, AGU Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, May 27 - 30, 2008, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract A34A-01, 2008.

  19. Andronache, C, and V. T. J. Phillips, Atlantic Tropical Cyclones Variability and Time Series Analysis, AGU Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, May 27 - 30, 2008, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract GC43A-15, 2008.

  20. Andronache, C., Rudolph Hon, Newton Tedder, Qing Xian, and Barry Schaudt, Statistical Analysis of Surface Water Quality Data of Eastern Massachusetts, AGU Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, May 27 - 30, 2008, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract H31B-06, 2008.

  21. Andronache, Constantin, Rudolph Hon, Qing Xian, Barry Schaudt, Optimization method applied to analysis of surface water quality in eastern Massachusetts, SIAM Conference on Optimization (OP08), Boston, Massachusetts, May 10-13, 2008.

  22. Andronache, C., N. Suciu, and C. Vamos, On the multi-decadal oscillation of Atlantic tropical storm activity, ICTP 50 International Conference, Semicentennial "Tiberiu Popoviciu" Institute of Numerical Analysis, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, May 7-10, 2008.

  23. Andronache, C, and V. T. J. Phillips, Statistical Analysis of Atlantic Tropical Storms at Multi-decadal Time Scale, 2008 New England Statistics Symposium, Boston, USA, April 19, 2008.

  24. Andronache, C., R. Hon, N. Tedder, Q. Xian, and B. Schaudt, Analysis of possible anthropogenic impact in surface water quality in eastern Massachusetts, presented at the GSA meeting, Buffalo, New York, 27-29 March 2008, 2008.

  25. Phillips V. T. J., C. Andronache, C. E. Morris, and D. C. Sands: Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation in Continental Deep Convection: Possible Role of Biogenic Particles, presented at The 7th International Symposium on Advanced Environmental Monitoring (published in the Conference Proceedings), February 25-28, 2008, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2008.

  26. Hon, R., C. Andronache, Q. Xian, P. Richard, and B. Schaudt, Salinization of stream waters and aquifers in New England, presented at the GSA Denver Annual Meeting, 28-31 October, 2007, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 6, p. 479, 2007.

  27. Andronache, C., R. Hon, and B. Mento, Climatology of Atlantic Tropical Storms and Impact in Coastal Regions, presented at the ESRI International User Conference (Published in the Conference Proceedings), San Diego, CA, June 18-22, 2007.

  28. Andronache C., and V. T. J. Phillips, Characteristics of Atlantic hurricanes from time-series observations, IUGG 2007, Perugia, Italy, July 2-13, 2007.

  29. Phillips, V. T. J., C. Andronache, P. DeMott, C. Morris, and D. Sands, Cloud Modeling with an Empirical Parametrisation of Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation for Multiple Aerosol Species: Role of Biogenic Particles, IUGG 2007, Perugia, Italy, July 2-13, 2007.

  30. Phillips, V. T. J., and C. Andronache, Effects from Multiple Species of Insoluble Aerosol Particles on the Glaciation and Precipitation Production of Deep Convective Clouds in a Tropical Atlantic Hurricane, AGU Meeting, Acapulco, Mexico, May 22 - 25, 2007, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract A52A-07, 2007.

  31. Andronache, C. and V. T. J. Phillips, Statistical Characteristics of Atlantic Hurricanes From Time Series Observations, AGU Meeting, Acapulco, Mexico, May 22 - 25, 2007, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract A42B-03, 2007

  32. Andronache, C., and V. T. J. Phillips, Characteristics of Atlantic tropical cyclones from observations, GSA Northeastern Section - 42nd Annual Meeting, Durham, NH, USA, March 12 - 14, 2007, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 1, p. 83, 2007

  33. Andronache, C., R. Hon, B. Schaudt, and Q. Xian, Statistical characteristics of surface water quality in Eastern Massachusetts, GSA Northeastern Section - 42nd Annual Meeting, Durham, NH, USA, March 12 - 14, 2007, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 1, p. 84, 2007

  34. Andronache, C., and V. T. J. Phillips, Characteristics of Atlantic tropical cyclones from observations, presented at the Dynamics Days 2007, International Conference on Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics hosted by Boston University and Northeastern University, in Boston, MA, January 3-6, 2007.

  35. Phillips, V. T. J., P. DeMott, and C. Andronache, An Empirical Parametrisation of Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation for Multiple Chemical Species of Aerosol Based on Observations of Real Atmospheric IN, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 11-15, 2006, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract A33B-0988, 2006.

  36. Phillips, V. T. J., and C. Andronache, Effects from Aerosol, Updraft Speed and Electric Fields on Convective Outflow to Cirrus from Cumulonimbus Updrafts in CRYSTAL-FACE, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 11-15, 2006, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract AE51B-03, 2006.

  37. Hon, Rudolph, Andronache, Constantin, and Xian, Qing, Statistical analysis of surface water quality data of eastern Massachusetts, 2006 Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22-25 October 2006), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 7, p. 438, 2006.

  38. Andronache, C., Phillips, V. T. J., and P. Ginoux, Understanding the mechanisms and effects of ice nucleation in tropical cyclones, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract A43D-03, 2006.

  39. Andronache, C., T. Gronholm, L. Laakso, V. Phillips, and A. Venalainen, Ultrafine particle scavenging by rainfall at a boreal site: observations and model estimations, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract A43D-04, 2006.

  40. Andronache, C., Wet removal of atmospheric ultra-fine particles: role of diffusion and electric, presented at EAC Ghent, Belgium (published in the Conference Proceedings), August 28 - September 2, 2005.

  41. Phillips, V. T. J., S. Sherwood, and C. Andronache, Evidence of some impacts from the electric field on thunderstorm microphysical development simulated with an Explicit Microphysics Model, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 7, 10050, 2005, SRef-ID: 1607-7962/gra/EGU05-A-10050, 2005.

  42. Andronache, C., L. Laakso, T. Gronholm, and V. T. J. Phillips, Aerosol particle scavenging during precipitation: Model results and estimations from field measurements, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 7, 04919, 2005, SRef-ID: 1607-7962/gra/EGU05-A-04919, 2005.

  43. Andronache C., Diffusion and electric charge contributions to below-cloud wet removal of atmospheric ultra-fine aerosol particles, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 7, 04998, 2005, SRef-ID: 1607-7962/gra/EGU05-A-04998, 2005.

  44. Andronache C., V. T. J. Phillips, D. Baumgardner, P. Bui, L. Pfister, and R. Herman, Relationship between cirrus anvil ice crystal properties and aerosol concentration, ambient relative humidity and vertical velocity during CRYSTAL-FACE, Presented at the ICCP meeting, Bologna, Italy, July 19-23, 2004.

  45. Andronache C., Comparisons of microphysical model and bulk method estimations of sulfate aerosol wet scavenging rates. Presented at the ICCP meeting, Bologna, Italy, July 19-23, 2004.

  46. Phillips, Vaughan, Steve Sherwood, C. Andronache, A. Bansemer, B. Conant, A. Heymsfield, G. Heymsfield, M. Poellot, T. Vanreken, The impact of various nucleation processes on anvil glaciation on a CRYSTAL-FACE thunderstorm, Presented at the ICCP meeting, Bologna Italy, July 19-23, 2004.

  47. Phillips, Vaughan, Steve Sherwood, and Constantin Andronache, Anvil glaciation in a CRYSTAL-FACE thunderstorm -Electrical and aerosol effects, presented at Ice initiation workshop, NCAR, Boulder, CO, June 7, 2004.

  48. Andronache, C. Removal of Ultra-Fine Aerosol Particles From the Atmospheric Boundary Layer During Precipitation, presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting, Montreal, Canada, May 17-21, 2004, Eos. Trans. AGU, 85(17), Joint Assembly Suppl., Abstract A43A-01, 2004.

  49. Phillips, V, Sherwood, S, Andronache, C, Bansemer, A , Conant, W, Poellot, M, Vanreken, T , Heymsfield, A, Ice particle properties in deep cumulus updrafts and anvil simulated with an explicit microphysical model constrained by observations presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting, Montreal, Canada, May 17-21, 2004, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(17), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract A53C-03, 2004.

  50. Andronache, C., Phillips, V. T. J., Baumgardner, D., Bui, P., Pfister, L.; Herman, R. Dependence of ice crystal properties on aerosol, relative humidity and vertical velocity in cirrus anvils during CRYSTAL FACE, presented at the European Geophysical Union Meeting, April 26-30, Nice, France, 2004.

  51. Andronache, C., Precipitation removal of ultra-fine aerosol particles from the atmospheric boundary layer, presented at the European Geophysical Union Meeting, April 26-30, Nice, France, 2004.

  52. Andronache, C., and V. T. J. Phillips, Relationship Between Cirrus Anvil ice Crystal Properties and Aerosol Concentration, Ambient Relative Humidity and Vertical Velocity During CRYSTAL FACE, presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 8-12, 2003, Eos. Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract A11B-07, 2003.

  53. Phillips V. T. J., S. Sherwood, W. Conant, A. Heymsfield, M. Peollot, C. Andronache, A. Bansemer, and T. Vanreken, Formation of Anvil Ice Particles in a Deep Cumulus Updraft of CRYSTAL-FACE Simulated with an Explicit Microphysics Model - The Influence of Various Nucleation Processes, Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 8-12, 2003, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract A22A-1057, 2003.

  54. Andronache, C., Donner, L. J., C. J. Seman, and R. Hemler, Interactions between the Intertropical Convergence Zone and aerosols during INDOEX, presented at the European Geophysical Society Meeting, Nice, France, April 6 - 11, 2003.

  55. Andronache, C. Wet scavenging of soluble aerosols for Eastern United States locations, presented at the European Geophysical Society Meeting, Nice, France, April 6 - 11, 2003.

  56. Andronache, C., Estimated scavenging coefficients of soluble aerosol from observations in the Eastern United States, presented at the Particulate Matter: Atmospheric Sciences, Exposure and the Fourth Colloquium on PM and Human Health, Pittsburgh, PA, March 31-April 4, 2003.

  57. Andronache, C., Statistical Characteristics of Aerosol Wet Scavenging in the United States, presented at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 6-10, 2002, Eos Trans. AGU, 83(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract A22B-0084, 2002. Abstract [html]

  58. Andronache, C., Typical regimes of below-cloud aerosol removal by precipitation, presented at the American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting, Washington DC, May 28-31, 2002, Eos. Trans. AGU, 83(19), Spring Meet. Suppl., Abstract A51B-06, 2002.

  59. Andronache, C., On the variability of below-cloud aerosol removal by precipitation, presented at the European Geophysical Society Meeting, April 2002. Abstract [pdf]

  60. Andronache, C., L. J. Donner, C. J. Seman, and R. S. Hemler, A model study of aerosol removal in the ITCZ convective systems, presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2000.

  61. Donner, L. J., C. J. Seman, and C. Andronache, Sulfate transport and chemistry in INDOEX deep convection, presented at the European Geophysical Society Meeting, April 2000. Abstract [pdf]

  62. Andronache C., L. J. Donner, C. J. Seman, J. T. Kiehl, P. J. Rasch, W. Collins, and M. Ko, A high-resolution mesoscale model study of the indirect effects of aerosols during INDOEX, presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17, 1999, AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract A22A-03, 1999

  63. Andronache, C., L. J. Donner, T. G. Reisin, C. J. Seman, and R. S. Hemler, On the relationship between cloud condensation nuclei and sulfate aerosol, presented at the American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting, Boston, MA, May 31-June 4, 1999. Abstract [html]

  64. Andronache, C., L. J. Donner, V. Ramaswamy, C. J. Seman, and R. S. Hemler, A study of the impact of atmospheric aerosol on cloud microphysics, presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 6-10, 1998. Abstract [html]

  65. Andronache, C., L. J. Donner, V. Ramaswamy, C. J. Seman, and R. S. Hemler, Atmospheric sulfur and deep convective clouds in tropical Pacific: A model study, presented at the American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting, Boston, MA, May 26-29, 1998.

  66. Andronache, C., and W. L. Chameides, Stability of CCN concentration in remote marine boundary layer, presented at the American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting, Boston, MA, May 26-29, 1998.Abstract [html]

  67. Andronache, C., L. J. Donner, V. Ramaswamy, C. J. Seman, and R. S. Hemler, A modeling study of the effects of atmospheric sulfur on the radiative properties of convective clouds, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 8-12, 1997.

  68. Andronache, C., and W. L. Chameides, Interactions between sulfur and soot emissions from aircraft and their role in the formation of contrails, American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, May 20-24, 1996.

  69. Andronache, C.,W. L. Chameides, D. D. Davis, B. E. Anderson, R. F. Pueschel, A. R. Bandy, D. C. Thornton, and R. W. Talbot, Gas-to-particle conversion of tropospheric sulfur in the western North Pacific, NASA PEM West Data Workshop in Hampton, Virginia, April 15-17, 1996.

  70. Andronache, C., W. L. Chameides, D. D. Davis, B. E. Anderson, R. F. Pueschel, A. R. Bandy, D. C. Thornton, R. W. Talbot, P. Kasibhatla, and C. S. Kiang, Gas-to-particle conversion of tropospheric sulfur as estimated from observations in the western North Pacific during PEM-West B, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December, 1996.

  71. Andronache, C., and W. L. Chameides. Microphysical processes of aerosol in the aircraft exhaust in atmospheric conditions. NASA Annual Meeting: The Atmospheric Effects of Aviation. Virginia Beach, VA, April 23-28, 1995.

  72. Andronache, C., and W. L. Chameides. Numerical Simulation of the Evolution of the Distribution of Soot Emitted by an Aircraft in the Atmosphere, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Dec. 5-9, 1994, San Francisco, California.

  73. Andronache, C., W. L. Chameides, M. O. Rodgers, J. Martinez, P. Zimmerman and J. Greenberg. A model of the distribution of isoprene in the lower boundary layer. Presented at Regional Photochemical Measurement and Modeling Studies, November 8-12, 1993, San Diego, California.

  74. Andronache, C., B. Braswell, M. Gupta, S. Klein, D. Lischner, J. Mulquiney, R. Pulwarty, F. Tubielo. Cooperative numerical volcano experiment (CNVE), Climate Systems Modeling Workshop at University of Wisconsin-Madison, July 14-26, 1991.


Selected seminars

  1. Andronache, C., Atmospheric aerosol removal by precipitation, presented at the Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, July, 2008.

  2. Andronache, C., Aerosol-cloud interactions with the GFDL cloud resolving model, presented in the Department of Meteorology at the University of Utah, December, 2000.

  3. Andronache, C., Explicit microphysics in a dynamic cloud resolving model, presented at the GFDL/NOAA, Princeton University, December 15, 1998.

  4. Andronache, C., Sulfate aerosol-cloud interactions simulated with the GFDL Limited Area Non-hydrostatic model, presented at the GFDL/NOAA, Princeton University, July 15, 1997.

  5. Andronache, C., A study of aerosol interactions in aircraft wake and background atmosphere, presented at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA., November 10, 1996.

  6. Andronache, C., Gas-to-particle conversion of tropospheric sulfur, presented at the GFDL/NOAA, Princeton University, July 10, 1996.

  7. Andronache, C., The conversion of SO2 to H2SO4 on the soot surface aerosol in the exhaust of a high speed aircraft: implications for the homogeneous nucleation rate of H2SO4 aerosol, presented at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, May 14, 1994.

  8. Andronache, C., The global radiocarbon cycle, presented at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, May 24, 1992.

  9. Andronache, C., The role of atmospheric nitrous oxide in the Earth's climate, presented at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, September 27, 1991.


Other professional activities

  1. Reviewer for the Journal of Geophysical Research, Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Applied Meteorology, Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, Journal of Aerosol Science, Journal of Climate, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Atmospheric Environment, Environmental Science and Technology, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Atmospheric Research, Earth Science Reviews (1996 - present)

  2. Contributor to GFDL Annual Reports (1997 - 1999)

  3. Contributor to internal reports at GFDL, AER (1997 - 2000)

  4. Reviewer of research proposals (1997 - present)

  5. Participated at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on The Tropospheric Chemistry of Ozone in Polar Regions, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, August 1992.


Other seminars and presentations

  1. Andronache C., and Barbara Mento, Practical introduction to Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and ArcView, presented at Boston College, June, 2002.

  2. Andronache, C. and Tony Schreiner, Introduction to Unix Operating System, presented at Boston College, May 2002.

  3. Andronache, C., and Johnson Makuden, Hands-on introduction to AIX Unix, presented at Boston College, May 2001.

  4. Andronache, C. Introduction to Linux OS, presented at Boston College, June, 2001.

  5. Andronache, C., Analysis of the AERI-LBLRTM infrared radiative flux differences at SGP during 1997-1998 of the ARM program: The role of aerosols, Report, AER Inc, Lexington, MA, January, 2001.

  6. Clough, S. A., P. D. Brown, C. Andronache, E. J. Mlawer, T. R. Shippert, D. D. Turner, D. C. Tobin, H. E. Recvercomb, R.O Knuteson, R. G. Ellingson, A Longwave broadband QME based on ARM pyrgeometer and AERI measurements, (report prepared at AER), January, 2001.

  7. Ko, M. and C. Andronache, The effect of the boundary layer processes on atmospheric CH3Br mixing ratio, Report to NASA (M. Ko -PI), December 22, 1999.


Teaching

  1. Classical Electrodynamics, PH732, Boston College, Spring 2012.

  2. Classical Mechanics, PH401, Boston College, Fall 2010.

  3. Andronache C., Introduction to Geostatistics. Presented at Boston College, each semester during 2006 - present.

  4. Andronache C., Scientific computing with Matlab. Presented at Boston College, each semester during 2003 - present.

  5. Andronache C., Introduction to GIS. Presented at Boston College, each semester during 2002 - present.

  6. Andronache C., Introduction to scientific computing with Mathematica. Presented at Boston College, each semester during 2004 - present.


Home Curriculum Vitae Research Publications Conferences Seminars Links

© C. Andronache     September, 2013   Back to top of this document