V. Faye McNeill

V. Faye McNeill

Research Interest


V. Faye McNeill is a Professor in the Departments of Chemical Engineering and Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University. She is also an associate member of the Earth Institute Faculty and Principal Investigator of the Columbia University Clean Air Toolbox for Cities Initiative. She joined Columbia in 2007 and received tenure in 2014. She received the NSF CAREER and the ACS Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator awards in 2009. She was the recipient of the Kenneth T. Whitby Award of AAAR in 2015 and the Mellichamp Emerging Leaders lecturer at UCSB in 2018. She is the Associate Editor in charge of Atmospheric Chemistry for ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. She was a co-editor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics from 2007-2017. She has served in multiple elected officer positions in AIChE, AAAR, and AGU. She is an appointed member of the IUPAC panel on kinetic data evaluation and the ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement.


B.S., Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1999

M.S., Chemical Engineering Practice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005

Postdoctoral Scholar, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 2005-2007