KOLB, Jr., CHARLES E.  Northeastern Section.  Aerodyne Research Inc., Billerica, MA.

Academic Record: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B., 1967; Princeton University, M.S., 1968, Ph.D., 1971.

 Honors: ACS Fellow, 2009; ACS Northeastern Section Henry A. Hill Memorial Award, 2005; ACS Creative Advances in Environmental Science and Technology Award, 1997; National Academy of Engineering, 2013; National Associate, National Academies, 2003; American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow 2001; American Geophysical Union Fellow, 2000; American Physical Society Fellow, 1997; Optical Society of America Fellow, 1988; McElvain Lecturer, University Wisconsin-Madison, 2011; Hottel Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003; Harris Lecturer, Texas A&M University, 2001; Conceptual Foundations of Chemistry Lecturer, Arizona State University, 1998.

 Professional Positions: (for past ten years): Aerodyne Research Inc., President and CEO, 1985 to date.

Service in ACS National Office:  Committee on Environmental Improvement, 2003-12, Chair, 2006-08, Vice-Chair, 2005, Committee Associate, 2001-02; Presidential Task Force on Enhancing Innovation and Competitiveness, 2007-08; Editorial Advisory Board, Environmental Science & Technology, 2011 to date; ACS National Award Committees; Journal Editor Selection Committee. 

Service in ACS Offices:  Member ACS since 1969.  Northeastern Section: Trustee, 1994-96, Chair, 1991, Chair-Elect, 1990; Richards Medal Committee, 1998-06, Chair 2005-06; Esselen Award Committee, 2007-11, Chair, 2009-10.

Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Physical Society; Optical Society of America; American Geophysical Union; Combustion Institute; Union of Concerned Scientists.  ACS Divisions:  Environmental Chemistry and Physical Chemistry.

Related Activities: Over twentyNational Research Council/National Academy of Sciences - Boards and Committees, including: Committee on Atmospheric Chemistry; Member, 1987-90; Chair, 1990-93; Committee on Tropospheric Ozone Formation and Measurement, 1989-91; Committee on Review and Evaluation of the Army Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program, Member 1993-2000, Vice-Chair 1998-2000; Committee on Research Opportunities and Priorities for the EPA, 1995-97; Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, 1990-93, 1997-2000; Committee on Review and Evaluation of Chemical Events at Army Chemical Disposal Facilities, Chair, 2001-02; Committee on Chemical Demilitarization, 2003-10; Committee on Monitoring at Chemical Agent Disposal Facilities, Chair, 2004-05; Committee on the Significance of International Transport of Air Pollutants, Chair, 2008-09; Board On Chemical Science and Technology, 2008-present; Committee on Assessment of Agent Monitoring Strategies for the Blue Grass and Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants, Chair 2011-12; Committee on Determining Core Capabilities in Chemical and Biological Defense Research and Development, 2012-13; NASA Panel for Chemical Kinetics and Photochemical Data Evaluation, 1991 to date; NASA Atmospheric Effects of   Aviation Program  Steering   Committee,  1998-2000;   NSF Advisory  Committee for Geosciences, 1998-2000; Advisory Board, MIT Regional Laser Center, 1981-92; Scientific Advisory Board, University of Massachusetts at Boston, 1992-94; Science Advisory Committee, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, 2003-05; Advisory Council, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University, 2000 to date, Chair, 2008-to date; Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory  Board of Visitors, 1998-2000, Environmental and Energy Sciences Review Committee, 2001-04; Malta Conferences Foundation Board of Directors, 2011-present, Gordon Research Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, Co-chair, 1991; Editorial Advisory Board, International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, 1990-92; Atmospheric Sciences Editor, Geophysics Research Letters, 1996-99.  Published over 200 archival journal articles and book chapters; three patents on applications of laser spectroscopy and mass spectrometry for atmospheric monitoring.


Chuck Kolb