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Dr. Eri Saikawa

Assistant Professor, Emory University
Former Research Scientist, Center for Global Change Science



Research Interests:

Prof. Saikawa was formerly a research scientist at MIT working with Prof. Prinn on modeling the atmospheric transport and chemistry of trace gases. She remains a research affiliate and is engaged in several collaborative projects with the MIT Joint Program and MIT Center for Global Change Science.

Selected Publications:

Saikawa, E., Rigby, M., Prinn, R. G., Montzka, S. A., Miller, B. R., Kuijpers, L. J. M., Fraser, P. J. B., Vollmer, M. K., Saito, T., Yokouchi, Y., Harth, C. M., Mühle, J., Weiss, R. F., Salameh, P. K., Kim, J., Li, S., Park, S., Kim, K.-R., Young, D., O'Doherty, S., Simmonds, P. G., McCulloch, A., Krummel, P. B., Steele, L. P., Lunder, C., Hermansen, O., Maione, M., Arduini, J., Yao, B., Zhou, L. X., Wang, H. J., Elkins, J. W., and Hall, B. (2012) Global and regional emission estimates for HCFC-22. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 10033-10050, doi:10.5194/acp-12-10033-2012, 2012.

Saikawa, E., J. Kurokawa, M. Takigawa, J. Borken-Kleefeld, D. L. Mauzerall, L. W. Horowitz, T. Ohara, “The impact of China’s vehicle emissions on regional air quality in 2000 and 2020: a scenario analysis.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11 (2011): 9465-9484.

Saikawa, E., V. Naik, L. W. Horowitz, J. Liu, D. L. Mauzerall, 2009: Present and Potential Future Contributions of Sulfate, Black and Organic Carbon Aerosols from China to Global Air Quality, Premature Mortality and Radiative Forcing. Atmospheric Environment, 43(17): 2814-22.

Saikawa, E., 2010: Policy Diffusion of Emission Regulations for On-Road Vehicles: Causes and Benefits for Air Quality. Doctoral Dissertation, Princeton University.


BE, Chemistry and Biotechnology, University of Tokyo
MPA, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington
Ph.D., Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University