Brooke L. Hemming, PhD

Columnist: Brooke L. Hemming, PhD

Brooke L. Hemming, Ph.D. is a senior physical scientist in the US EPA Office of Research and Development. After completing a B.S. in Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, she went on to complete her Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry at Stanford University, and post-doctoral studies in Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the California Institute of Technology. She then went on to serve as a AAAS Environmental Science and Policy Fellow for two years in the US EPA Office of International Affairs. She then joined the EPA as a civil servant, specializing in science assessment, focussing on air pollution and climate change. She also serves as a technical expert for the EPA Office of Air and Radiation, and as an informal educator for the air quality management community on the science of climate change.