Dr. Robert Healy

Research Interests

University of Toronto, Marie Curie Fellow, 2012-present

  • Investigation of global single particle chemical composition and diversity
  • Characterization of black carbon particles using aerosol mass spectrometry
  • Advisors: Prof. Greg J. Evans and Dr. John C. Wenger

University College Cork, Postdoctoral Researcher, 2008-2012

  • Source apportionment through single particle mass spectrometry
  • Simulation chamber studies of secondary organic aerosol composition
  • Advisors: Dr. John C. Wenger and Prof. John R. Sodeau

University College Cork, Ph.D. Student, 2003-2008

  • Development of a new technique for separating gas and particle phase carbonyls
  • Gas-particle partitioning behaviour of atmospherically relevant carbonyls in simulation chamber studies.
  • Advisor: Dr. John C. Wenger

Publications

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Presentations

Robert Healy. Identifying sources contributing to poor air quality using aerosol mass spectrometry techniques. Analytica Conference, "Aerosol and Health" Session, Munich, Germany, April 2014Download Talk (2,160kB)


Robert Healy. Assessing aerosol mixing state through single particle mass spectrometry. Department of Atmospheric Sciences Seminar Series, University of Illinois, February 2014. Download Talk (3,027kB)


Robert M. Healy, Jean Sciare, Laurent Poulain, Monica Crippa, Alfred Wiedensohler, André S. H. Prévôt, Urs Baltensperger, Roland Sarda-Estève, Maygan L. McGuire, Cheol-Heon Jeong, Eoin McGillicuddy, Ian P. O’Connor, John R. Sodeau, Alex K. Y. Lee, Megan D. Willis, Jonathan P. D. Abbatt, Greg J. Evans, John C. Wenger. Source apportionment of carbonaceous aerosol in urban environments through single particle mass spectrometry. American Association for Aerosol Research Fall Meeting, Portland, USA, September 2013Download Poster (483kB)


Robert M.Healy. Applications of Single Particle Mass Spectrometry in Urban Environments. Environment Canada Seminar Series, Toronto, Canada, January 2013. Download Talk (2,784kB)


Robert M. Healy. Applications of Single Particle Mass Spectrometry in Urban Environments. Department of Chemical Engineering Seminar Series, University of Toronto, Canada, October 2012Download Talk (855kB)


Robert M. Healy, Jean Sciare, Laurent Poulain, Alfred Wiedensohler, Cheol-Heon Jeong, Maygan McGuire, Greg J. Evans. Determination of mixing state and sources of wintertime organic aerosol in Paris using single particle mass spectrometry. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2012. Download Poster (1,069kB)


Robert M. Healy, Peter J. G. Rehbein, Cheol-Heon Cheong, John C. Wenger, Greg J. Evans. Exploring Gas-Particle Partitioning of Trimethylamine using Single Particle Mass Spectrometry. Atmospheric Chemical Mechanisms Meeting, UC Davis, USA, December 2012. Download Talk (1,309kB)


Robert M. Healy, Stig Hellebust, Ian P. O'Connor, John R. Sodeau, John C. Wenger, Greg J. Evans. Estimating the Relative Impact of Shipping, Traffic and Domestic Solid Fuel Combustion upon Air Quality in Cork City, Ireland - A Case Study. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Conference, San Francisco, USA, December 2012. Download Poster (975kB)


Robert M. Healy, Yang Chen, Ivan Kourtchev, Markus Kalberer, John Wenger. Investigation of SOA Composition from the Photolysis of 1-NitroNaphthalene using Single Particle Mass Spectrometry. American Association for Aerosol Research Fall Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, October 2012. Download Poster (1,364kB)


Robert M. Healy, Stig Hellebust, Arnaud Allanic, Ian P. O'Connor, Eoin McGillicuddy, John R. Sodeau, John C. Wenger. Applications of Single Particle Mass Spectrometry in Urban Environments. 10th Annual Urban Air Quality and Traffic Workshop, Kinsale, Ireland, September 2011. Download Talk (3,178kB)


Robert  M. Healy, Jean Sciare, Laurent Poulain, Katharina Kamili, Maik Merkel, Thomas Muller, Alfred Wiedensohler, Sabine Eckhardt, Andreas Stohl, Roland Sarda-Esteve, Eoin McGillicuddy, Ian P. O'Connor, John R. Sodeau, John C. Wenger. Sources and mixing state of size resolved elemental carbon particles in a European megacity: Paris. Americal Association for Aerosol Research Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, October 2011. Download Talk (1,794kB)


Robert M. Healy, Jean Sciare, Laurent Poulain, Katharina Kamili, Maik Merkel, Thomas Müller, Alfred Wiedensohler, Sabine Eckhardt, Andreas Stohl, Eoin Mc Gillicuddy, Ian P. O’Connor, John R. Sodeau, John C. Wenger. ATOFMS Results for MEGAPOLI LHVP (winter) Elemental carbon sources and mixing state. MEGAPOLI Workshop, PSI, Switzerland, April 2011. Download Talk (2,230kB)


R. M. Healy, S. Hellebust, I. Kourtchev, A. Allanic, I. O’Connnor, J. Bell, M. Dall’Osto, D. Ceburnis, J. Ovadnevaite, H. Berresheim, C. O’Dowd, J. Sodeau, J. Wenger. Source Apportionment of PM2.5 in Cork Harbour, Ireland using single particle mass spectrometry. International Aerosol Conference, Helsinki, Finland, September 2010. Download Talk (1,693kB)


R. M. Healy, S. Hellebust, I. Kourtchev, A. Allanic, I. O’Connnor, J. Bell, D. Healy, M. Dall’Osto, D. Ceburnis, J. Ovadnevaite, H. Berresheim, C. O’Dowd, J. Sodeau, J. Wenger. Identification and Apportionment of sources of PM2.5 in Cork Harbour using single particle mass spectrometry. EPA Transboundary Research Workshop, Galway, Ireland, September 2010Download Talk (1,742kB)


Healy, R.M.; Hellebust, S.; Allanic, A.; Kourtchev, I., Healy, D.; O'Connor, I.; Wenger, J.; Sodeau, J. Real-time Measurements of Single Particle Composition at Cork Harbour, Ireland. Air Quality Conference, Istanbul 2009. Download Poster (284kB)


R. Healy, J. Wenger, Axel Metzger, Jonathan Duplissy, Josef Dommen, André Prevôt, Urs Baltensperger. Gas/Particle Partitioning of Oxidation Products in Simulation Chamber Experiments. 2nd Annual ACCENT Symposium, Urbino, Italy, 2007Download Poster (387kB)


‌R. Healy, J. Wenger. The Chemistry of Smog. Science for All, University College Cork, July 2006. Download Talk (1,747kB)


R. Healy, K. Kuprovskyte, B. Temime-Roussel, J. Wenger. Gas/Particle Partitioning of Oxidation Products in Simulation Chamber Experiments. European Geosciences Union, General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2006. Download Talk (616kB)


 

Contact

Name:

Dr. Robert Healy

Contact Details:

Position:

Postdoctoral student (2008-2013)

Supervisor:

Dr. John Wenger / Prof. Greg Evans

Qualifications:

2003-2008: PhD, Atmospheric Chemistry, University College Cork.
1999-2003: BSc, Chemistry, University College Cork.

Research Area:

Air quality and aerosol science.

Category:

Past Members

Centre for Research into Atmospheric Chemistry

Lab B1, Kane Building, University College Cork, College Rd, Cork, Ireland

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