• ecastillo74@gmail.com
  • Livermore Field Office


Elsa Castillo, PhD, received the doctoral degree in Environmental Science and Engineering, from the University of Texas, El Paso. She participated in three AEROSE expeditions performing measurements of aerosol physical properties in the marine boundary layer for Saharan dust characterization.  Dr. Castillo also assessed the impact of high ozone events on health for the Paso del Norte region using different models.  She also worked on improving estimates of planetary boundary layer height.

Current Research

Dr. Castillo is currently assigned to the Livermore Field Office as a postdoctoral fellow under the National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Program (NGPF). This fellowship is administered by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.


Presented work to the Seventh Biennial NOAA EPP Science and Education Forum (2014)

Presented work to the 2013 Pan American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on Atmospheric Processes in Latin America and the Caribbean: Observations, Analysis, and Impacts

2013 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting.


National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellow- Class 2015