Dr. Yukiko Yarnall

Dr. Yukiko Yarnall

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  • 301.286.9031
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 691
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITIES SPACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
  • Brief Bio

    Dr. Yarnall is a NASA postdoctoral scientist.

    Teaching Experience

    2019 Adjunct professor of General Chemistry lecture for Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2), George Mason University, Manassas, Virginia

    2015-2017 Graduate lecture Instructor of General Chemistry laboratory for Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2), George Mason University, Manassas, Virginia

    2015 Graduate Teaching Assistant instructor of General Chemistry laboratory, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

    2014 Graduate lecture instructor of Physical Chemistry laboratory, George Mason, University, Fairfax, Virginia

    Education

    2019 PhD Chemistry and Biochemistry George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

    2016 MS Mathematics George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

    2014 BS Chemistry and Biochemistry George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

    2014 BS Mathematics George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia


    Awards

    2019 NASA Postdoctoral Program

    2017 NSF Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide, Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan

    2016 Annual Graduate Student Award, George Mason University

    2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

    2015 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship

    2014 ACS Chemical Society of Washington College Chemistry Achievement Award

    Talks, Presentations and Posters

    Determination of physical and infrared absorption properties of crystalline NH4CN at low temperatures relevant to comets

    10 / 26 / 2020

    52nd DPS 2020 Annual Meeting, i-poster, virtual

    Experimental Study of Ammonium Cyanide, NH4CN, at Low Temperatures: IR optical Properties and Sublimation behavior

    3 / 22 / 2020

    259th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, oral, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA

    Mid-Infrared Band Strength and other Properties of Amorphous and Crystalline Propanal

    2 / 17 / 2020

    Solar System Symposium 2020 in Sapporo, Oral, Rusutsu Resort, Hokkaido Japan

    Process of Methanol Desorption due to Hydrogen Atom Exposure of Solid Methanol at Low Temperature

    11 / 14 / 2018

    ISM 2018, Poster, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido Japan

    Desorption process of methanol by hydrogen atoms exposure of solid methanol at low temperature

    7 / 30 / 2018

    Symposium on High-Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Oral, Toyama University, Toyama, Japan

    Analysis of Infrared Absorption Spectra of Solid Methanol at Low Temperature after Hydrogen Atom Bombardment

    3 / 9 / 2018

    The 2nd Asian Workshop on Molecular Spectroscopy, Oral, National Central University, Taiwan

    Reaction experiments on H exposure of solid methanol at low temperatures

    3 / 18 / 2018

    255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Oral, New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Infrared Identification of the OC-HOCO Complex

    8 / 20 / 2017

    254th ACS National Meeting, Poster, Walter E. Washington Convention Center,

    Washington D.C.

    Chemical Reaction in Pluto's Atmosphere: Nitrile Formation from C2H2 and N2

    8 / 20 / 2017

    254th ACS National Meeting, Poster, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C.

    Chemical Reaction in Pluto's Atmosphere; Nitrile Formation from C2H2 and N2

    6 / 26 / 2017

    Symposium Molecular Evolution in Space, Poster, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan

    Infrared Identification of the OC-HOCO Complex

    10 / 19 / 2016

    ISM 2016, Poster, Hokkaido University, Japan

    Publications

    Refereed

    Hudson, R. L., P. A. Gerakines, Y. Y. Yarnall, and R. T. Coones. 2021. "Infrared spectra and optical constants of astronomical ices: III. Propane, propylene, and propyne." Icarus, 354: 114033 [10.1016/j.icarus.2020.114033]

    Hudson, R. L., Y. Y. Yarnall, and F. M. Coleman. 2020. "Infrared band strengths and other properties of amorphous and crystalline dimethyl ether." Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 233: 118217 [10.1016/j.saa.2020.118217]

    Yarnall, Y. Y., P. A. Gerakines, and R. L. Hudson. 2020. "Propanal, an interstellar aldehyde - first infrared band strengths and other properties of the amorphous and crystalline forms." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 494 (4): 4606–4615 [10.1093/mnras/staa1028]

    Stelmach, K. B., Y. Y. Yarnall, and P. D. Cooper. 2019. "Nitrogen Sublimation as a Driver of Chemistry in Pluto-Analog Laboratory Ices: Formation of Carbon Suboxide (C3O2) and Various Salts." ACS Earth and Space Chemistry, 3 (8): 1640-1655 [10.1021/acsearthspacechem.9b00005]

    Brief Bio

    Dr. Yarnall is a NASA postdoctoral scientist.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Hudson, R. L., P. A. Gerakines, Y. Y. Yarnall, and R. T. Coones. 2021. "Infrared spectra and optical constants of astronomical ices: III. Propane, propylene, and propyne." Icarus 354 114033 [10.1016/j.icarus.2020.114033]

    Hudson, R. L., Y. Y. Yarnall, and F. M. Coleman. 2020. "Infrared band strengths and other properties of amorphous and crystalline dimethyl ether." Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 233 118217 [10.1016/j.saa.2020.118217]

    Yarnall, Y. Y., P. A. Gerakines, and R. L. Hudson. 2020. "Propanal, an interstellar aldehyde - first infrared band strengths and other properties of the amorphous and crystalline forms." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 494 (4): 4606–4615 [10.1093/mnras/staa1028]

    Stelmach, K. B., Y. Y. Yarnall, and P. D. Cooper. 2019. "Nitrogen Sublimation as a Driver of Chemistry in Pluto-Analog Laboratory Ices: Formation of Carbon Suboxide (C3O2) and Various Salts." ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 3 (8): 1640-1655 [10.1021/acsearthspacechem.9b00005]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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