Anthony Wexler, MS, PhD

Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of California
Davis, CA 95618
530-754-6558
aswexler@ucdavis.edu  

Research Interests
•Single Particle Mass Spectrometry
•Cross Flow Ion Mobility Spectrometry
•Atmospheric Homogeneous Nucleation
•Airway Development in Response to Inhaled Air Pollutants


Key Publications

Carosino, C.M., K.J. Bein, L.E. Plummer, A. Castaneda, Y.J. Zhou, A.S. Wexler, and K.E. Pinkerton, Allergic Airway Inflammation is Differentially Exacerbated by Temporal and Seasonal Ambient Particles: Heme Oxygenase-1 as an Acute Biomarker. J. Toxicol. Environ. Health A 78:254-266, 2015.

Van Winkle, L.S., K.J. Bein, D.S. Anderson, K.E. Pinkerton, F. Tablin, D.W. Wilson, A.S. Wexler, Biological dose response to PM2.5: Effect of particle extraction method on platelet and lung responses. Tox. Sci. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfu230, 2014.

Bein, K.J. and A.S. Wexler, A High-Efficiency, Low-Bias Method for Extracting Particulate Matter from Filter and Impactor Substrates. Atmos. Environ. 90:87-95, 2014.

Chua, B., A.S. Wexler, N.C. Tien, D.A. Niemeier, and B.A. Holmen, Collection of Liquid Phase Particles by Microfabricated Electrostatic Precipitator. J. Microelectromechanical Systems, 22:1010-1019, 2013.

Engel, D., M. Hummel, F. Hoepel, K.J. Bein, A.S. Wexler, C.A. Garth, B. Hamann, and H. Hagen, Towards High- dimensional Data Analysis in Air Quality Research, Computer Graphics Forum, 32:101-110, 2013.

Chua, B., A.S. Wexler, N.C. Tien, D.A. Niemeier, and B.A. Holmen, Micro Corona Based Particle Steering Air Filter. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. 196:8-15, 2013, DOI: 10.1016/j.sna.2013.03.029.

Wang, J. and A.S. Wexler, Adsorption of organic molecules may explain growth of newly nucleated clusters and new particle formation. Geophys. Res. Lett. 40:2834-2838, 2013.

Dutcher, C.S., X. Ge, A.S. Wexler, and S.L. Clegg, An Isotherm-Based Thermodynamic Model of Multicomponent Aqueous Solutions, Applicable over the Entire Concentration Range. J. Phys. Chem. A 3198-3213, 2013.

Wexler, A.S. and C.S. Dutcher, Statistical Mechanics of Multilayer Sorption: Surface Tension. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1723-1726, 2013.

Dutcher, C.S., X. Ge, A.S. Wexler, and S.L. Clegg, Statistical Mechanics of Multilayer Sorption: 2. Systems Containing Multiple Solutes. J. Phys. Chem. C 116:1850–1864, 2012.

Srirama, P.K., C.D. Wallis, D.Y. Lee, and A.S. Wexler, Imaging Airways and Particles Deposited in Them: Extra-thoracic Airways of Laboratory Animals, J. Aerosol Sci.45:40-49, 2012.

Breysse, P.N., R.J. Delfino, F. Dominici, A.C P. Elder, M.W. Frampton, J.R.

Froines, A.S. Geyh, J.J. Godleski, D.R. Gold, P.K. Hopke, P. Koutrakis, N. Li, G. Oberdörster, K.E. Pinkerton, J.M. Samet, M.J. Utell, and A.S. Wexler. U.S. EPA Particulate Matter Research Centers: Summary of Research Results for 2005–2011. Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health, DOI 10.1007/s11869-012-0181-8, 2012.

Plummer, L., W. Ham, M.J. Kleeman, A.S. Wexler and K.E. Pinkerton, Influence of season and location on pulmonary response to California's San Joaquin Valley airborne particulate matter. J. Toxicol. Environ. Health A Current Issues 75:253-271, 2012.

Lee, D.Y. and A.S. Wexler, Simulated annealing implementation with shorter Markov chain length to reduce computational burden and its application to the analysis of pulmonary airway architecture. Computers in Biology and Medicine 41:707-715, 2011.

Lee, D.Y., C.D. Wallis, L.S. Van Winkle, and A.S. Wexler, Disruption of tracheobronchial airway growth following postnatal exposure to ozone and ultrafine particles. Inhal. Toxicol. 23:520-531, 2011.

Lee, D.Y. and A.S. Wexler, Particle deposition in juvenile rat lungs: a model study, J. Aerosol Sci. 42:567-579, 2011.

Honors and Awards
Chair, Haagen-Smit Prize Committee, Atmospheric Environment 2013-2016
Chair, International Advisory Committee, Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 2011-2016
Elected to Fellow status, American Association for Aerosol Research 2011
Appointed to Editorial Advisory Board, Aerosol Science and Technology 2008
Outstanding Mid-career Research Faculty Award, College of Engineering, UC Davis 2005
President of the American Association of Aerosol Research 2005-2006
Appointed to Editorial Board, Atmospheric Environment 2004

Courses
ENG 105. Thermodynamics
MAE 216. Advanced Thermodynamics
ATM 149 and CEE 149. Introduction to Air Pollution 
CEE 242. Air Quality
MAE 215. Biomedical Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena