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Tara Kahan

Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Work Phone: 315.443.3285 Website: Kahan Lab


Tara Kahan is an environmental chemist. Her research uses techniques from physical and analytical chemistry to understand reactions in the natural environment. Current research areas include: Investigating the effect of water composition (e.g. saltwater vs. freshwater) on the fate of anthropogenic pollutants; measuring reaction rates at ice surfaces; investigating the role of surfaces such as buildings and roads on chemistry in cities; and monitoring important chemical reactions indoors. Kahan was recently awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER grant.


Email address: tfkahan@syr.edu