Group Members

Group Leader      

Dr. Thomas Berkemeier

Research: My research deals with the mathematical description of multiphase processes in the atmosphere and in the human body. In my research team, we develop kinetic models and conduct experiments with the goal of understanding atmospherically- and health-relevant chemical and physical processes at and across interfaces. Special focal points are oxidation chemistry, gas-particle partitioning and the implications of a viscous phase state.

Tel: +49 6131 305  7010

Email: t.berkemeier@mpic.de

 

 

Group Members

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Eleni Dovrou

Research: I examine the health effects of atmospheric aerosols focusing on the redox chemistry of their constituents. Using EPR spectroscopy, liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry, I investigate the response of surrogate solutions, mimicking the composition of the human body, upon exposure to aerosols. The analysis of the results is conducted using kinetic modelling.

Email: E.Dovrou@mpic.de

Dr. Coraline Mattei

Research: I investigate the mechanisms behind the chemical transformation of atmospheric aerosols. To do so I apply kinetic models to experimental data obtained under various conditions in the laboratory. A special focus of my work is the atmospheric heterogeneous reactivity of pesticides.

Tel: +49 6131 305 7401

Email: coraline.mattei@mpic.de

Ph.D Students

Steven Lelieveld

Research: I am working on the reaction kinetics of air pollutants with antioxidants in the epithelial lining fluid using laboratory studies and kinetic modeling.

 

Tel: +49 6131 305 7401

Email: s.lelieveld@mpic.de

           

Ashmi Mishra

My research focuses on the adverse health effects of atmospheric aerosols. In particular, I look at the redox chemistry of atmospheric particles entering the human body by combining laboratory work with numerical modelling techniques.
 

Email: a.mishra@mpic.de

Jake Wilson

Research: I use computational modelling tools to study air pollution at the molecular and global scale. Specifically, I study the chemical interactions taking place on aerosol particles and in the lung, as well as the long-range transport of pollutants in the atmosphere.


Tel: +49 6131 305 7401

Email: j.wilson@mpic.de

 

Research Assistant

Matteo Krüger

Research: I am studying bioinformatics at the JGU. As a student assistant, I work on machine learning applications in multiphase modelling.

Email: m.krueger@mpic.de

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