Hang Su

Group Leader
Multiphase Chemistry
Su Group

Main Focus

Aerosol-cloud-surface interactions 

  • Cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) measurements and modelling
  • Soil emission of HONO and reactive nitrogen
  • Aerosol chemistry: kinetics and thermodynamics
  • Bioaerosol
  • Aerosol-planetary boundary layer interactions

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

2013 – present:
Group leader, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany

2008 – 2012: 

Postdoctoral researcher, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany


2003 – 2008: Ph.D., Peking University, Beijing, China

1999 – 2003: B. Sc., Fudan University, Shanghai, China 

Professional service

Editor: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Frontiers in Atmospheric Science

Professional Societies: European Geophysical Union (EGU), American Geophysical Union (AGU)


  • EU 7th Framework Programme - PEGASOS
  • EU 7th Framework Programme - BACCHUS
  • NSFC Program Sources and conversion of key carbonaceous species in the atmosphere

Awards & Honors (selected) 

  • EGU Union Award: Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists, European Geosciences Union, 2012 
  • EGU Union OSP Awards, EGU, 2009
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