Associate Professor Simon Watts

prof Watts

B.Sc. (Honors), University of Bradford, UK (1981); Ph.D., Imperial College (1985)

Contact Information

Department of Chemistry, NUS 
3 Science Drive 3 
Singapore 117543 
Office: S5-04-07
Tel : 6516-2848

Postdoctoral Experience

Universities at Norwich (UK), Leeds (UK), Oxford (UK), Wellington (NZ), Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (NZ); Kiwicare Corporation (NZ)

Research Areas

Biogeochemistry of Sulfur: effects of air quality on climate, health and artefacts

Representative Publications

  • Sekine, Y. Watts, S.F. Butsugan, M. [2012] The use of passive samplers for assessing personal exposure and air concentrations of nitrogen oxides, hydrogen sulfide and carbonyl compounds in indoor, outdoor and workplace environments. Chapter 8 in Adv. Chem. Res 11 pp255-275 (ed James C Taylor) ISBN 978 1 61324 676 4
  • Ankersmit, H. Tennent , N, Watts, S.F. [2005] Hydrogen sulfide and carbonyl sulfide in the museum environment – part 1 Atmos. Env. 39 pp695-707
  • Watts, S.F. [2000] The mass budgets of carbonyl sulfide, carbon disulfide and hydrogen sulfide. Atmos. Env. 34 pp761-779
  • Hipkins, S. Watts, S.F. [1996] Estimates of air pollution in York: 1381-1891. Environment and History, Volume 2, Number 3, October 1996 , pp 337-345
  • Watts, S.F. Brimblecombe, P. Watson, A.J. [1990] Methane sulfonic acid, dimethyl sulfoxide and dimethyl sulfone in the marine atmosphere. Atmos. Env. 24A pp353- 359.