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R.K.M. Jayanty

Senior Fellow, Environmental Analytical Chemistry

R.K.M. Jayanty, PhD, is a leading expert in environmental analytical chemistry and the senior program director of environmental and industrial sciences at RTI. He has more than 40 years of experience in environmental analytical chemistry, including significant program management and technical experience with complex multimedia sampling and analysis, chemical speciation, and method development/evaluation of programs for air toxics and fine particles. Dr. Jayanty’s technical experience includes methods development, evaluation, and field validation studies related to the measurement of toxic organics and fine particulates in ambient and source atmospheres. He is currently program manager of the chemical speciation of PM2.5 filter samples collected through nationwide network operations, and is an adjunct professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, North Carolina State University. Dr. Jayanty is an internationally recognized scientist and the author of more than 150 technical papers, reports, and presentations.


ME, Engineering, Environmental Pollution Control, Pennsylvania State University; PhD, Physical Chemistry, University of Bradford, Bradford, England; MS, Chemistry, Andhra University, Waltair, India; BS, Chemistry, Andhra University.

Latest Publications

Finding the key to responsible nanomaterial development — EHS Today
Grieger, K.D., Sayes, C., Hendren, C.O., Rothrock, G., Mansfield, C., Jayanty, R.K.M., & Ensor, D. (Dec 2013)
Assessing sources of airborne mineral dust and other aerosols, in Iraq — Aeolian Research
Engelbrecht, J.P., & Jayanty, R.K.M. (Jun 2013)
Source Apportionment of PM2.5 in a Subarctic Airshed - Fairbanks, Alaska — Aerosol and Air Quality Research
Ward, T., Trost, B., Conner, J., Flanagan, J., & Jayanty, R.K.M. (Aug 2012)
Organic/elemental carbon and woodsmoke tracer concentrations following a community wide woodstove changeout program — Atmospheric Environment
Ward, T.J., Palmer, C.P., Bergauff, M., Jayanty, R.K.M., & Noonan, C.W. (Oct 2011)
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