Dr Joel D Rindelaub

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Research Fellow



Ph.D. (Chemistry) – Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA – 2015

B.A. – Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN, USA – 2009

Research | Current

Joel's research is focused on using analytical chemistry to investigate current issues in forensic science. He is also interested in how pollution and waste relate to air quality and atmospheric chemical processes.

Areas of expertise

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Forensic Science
  • Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Medical Device & Pharmaceutical Testing

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Rindelaub, J. D., & Miskelly, G. M. (2019). Potential for the Remediation of Methamphetamine Contamination Using Ozone. Journal of forensic sciences, 64 (6), 1844-1850. 10.1111/1556-4029.14069
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Gordon Miskelly
  • Rindelaub, J. D., Baird, Z., Lindner, B. A., & Strantz, A. A. (2019). Identifying extractable profiles from 3D printed medical devices. PloS one, 14 (5)10.1371/journal.pone.0217137
  • Rindelaub, J. D., Borca, C. H., Hostetler, M. A., Slade, J. H., Lipton, M. A., Slipchenko, L. V., & Shepson, P. B. (2016). The acid-catalyzed hydrolysis of an α-pinene-derived organic nitrate: Kinetics, products, reaction mechanisms, and atmospheric impact. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16 (23), 15425-15432. 10.5194/acp-16-15425-2016
  • Rindelaub, J. D., Wiley, J. S., Cooper, B. R., & Shepson, P. B. (2016). Chemical characterization of α-pinene secondary organic aerosol constituents using gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, and paper spray-based mass spectrometry techniques. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 30 (13), 1627-1638. 10.1002/rcm.7602
  • Rindelaub, J. D., Craig, R. L., Nandy, L., Bondy, A. L., Dutcher, C. S., Shepson, P. B., & Ault, A. P. (2016). Direct measurement of pH in individual particles via raman microspectroscopy and variation in acidity with relative humidity. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 120 (6), 911-917. 10.1021/acs.jpca.5b12699
  • Rindelaub, J. D., McAvey, K. M., & Shepson, P. B. (2015). The photochemical production of organic nitrates from α-pinene and loss via acid-dependent particle phase hydrolysis. Atmospheric Environment, 100, 193-201. 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.11.010

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 301 - Bldg 301
Level 6, Room 631A
New Zealand