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Dr. Shantanu Jathar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University whose research interests lie at the intersection of energy and the environment. His research group leverages laboratory experiments, field measurements, and numerical models to study the emissions, evolution, and properties of air pollutants arising from anthropogenic and natural sources. He is married to an electrical engineer and has two bouncy kids. In his spare time, he likes to run, bike, hike, paddle, drink coffee, and play the bansuri.


430 North College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Powerhouse Energy Campus at Colorado State University

The Laboratory for Air Quality Research is located at 400 North College Avenue in the Powerhouse Energy Campus, 3 miles north of CSU’s main campus in Fort Collins, Colorado.

The Powerhouse is a 100,000 square-foot green building, and is one of the most extensive free-standing energy facilities at any university. The campus is a collaborative ecosystem of researchers, faculty, staff, students, and companies. It receives local, national, and global recognition for its interdisciplinary approach, and groundbreaking work on engine technology, electric grids, biofuels, energy access in the developing world, and energy focused entrepreneurship.

Mechanical Engineering Labs at the Powerhouse

Additional Mechanical Engineering Labs