Dr. Ivan Kourtchev

Research Interests

 

Publications

Dall'Osto, M.; Hellebust, S.; Healy, R. M.; O'Connor, I. P.; Kourtchev, I.; Sodeau, J. R.; Ovadnevaite, J.; Ceburnis, D.; O'Dowd, C. D.; Wenger, J. C. Apportionment of urban aerosol sources in Cork (Ireland) by synergistic measurement techniques. Science of the Total Environment, 2014, XX, XXXX-XXXX.


Kourtchev, I.; O’Connor, I. P.; Giorio, C.; Fuller, S.; Kristensen, K.; Maenhaut, W.; Wenger, J. C.; Sodeau, J. R.; Glasius, M.; Kalberer, M. Effects of anthropogenic emissions on the molecular composition of urban organic aerosols: an ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry study. Atmospheric Environment, 2014, 89, 525-532. DOI


Kourtchev, I.; Fuller, S. J.; Giorio,C., Healy, R. M.; Wilson, E.; O'Connor, I. P.; Wenger, J. C.; McLeod, M.; Aalto, J.; Ruuskanen, T. M.; Maenhaut, W.; Jones, R.; Venables, D. S.; Sodeau, J. R.; Kulmala, M.; Kalberer, M. Molecular composition of biogenic secondary organic aerosols using ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry: comparing laboratory and field studies. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2013, 14, 2155-2167. DOI


Dall'Osto, M.; Ovadnevaite, J.; Ceburnis, D.; Martin, D.; Healy, R. M.; O'Connor, I. P.; Kourtchev, I.; Sodeau, J. R.; Wenger, J. C.; O'Dowd, C. Characterization of urban aerosol in Cork City (Ireland) using aerosol mass spectrometry. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2013, 13 (9), 4997-5015. DOI


Kourtchev, I.; Bejan, I.; Sodeau, J. R.; Wenger, J. C. Gas phase reaction of OH radicals with (E)-beta-farnesene at 296 +/- 2 K: Rate coefficient and carbonyl products. Atmospheric Environment, 2012, 46, 338-345. DOI


Healy, R. M.; Chen, Y.; Kourtchev, I.; Kalberer, M.; O'Shea, D.; Wenger, J. C. Rapid formation of secondary organic aerosol from the photolysis of 1-nitronaphthalene: role of naphthoxy radical self-reaction. Environmental Science & Technology, 2012, 46 (21), 11813-11820. DOI


Kourtchev, I.; Hellebust, S.; Bell, J. M.; O'Connor, I. P.; Healy, R. M.; Allanic, A.; Healy, D.; Wenger, J. C.; Sodeau, J. R. The use of polar organic compounds to estimate the contribution of domestic solid fuel combustion and biogenic sources to ambient levels of organic carbon and PM2.5 in Cork Harbour, Ireland. Science of the Total Environment, 2011, 409 (11) 2143-2155. DOI


Robert M Healy, S Hellebust, Stig,  Kourtchev, Ivan, Allanic, Arnaud, O’Connor, Ian P, Bell, Jennie, Wenger, John C, Sodeau John R. Source apportionment of PM2.5 in Cork Harbour, Ireland using a combination of single particle mass spectrometry and quantitative semi-continuous measurements. Atmospheric Chemistry Physics, 2010, 10 (19) 9593-9613. DOI


Kourtchev, Ivan; Bejan, Justinian, Sodeau, John R, Wenger John C. Gas-phase reaction of (E)-b-farnesene with ozone: Rate coefficient and carbonyl products. Atmospheric Environment, 2009, 43 (20) 3182-3190. DOI


Kourtchev Ivan, Sodeau John R, Wenger John C. Ozonolysis of (E)-beta-farnesene: Carbonyl products and secondary organic aerosol yields. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2009, 73 (13) A689-A689.


Presentations

Ivan Kourtchev, Iustinian Bejan, John R. Sodeau, John C. Wenger. Gas-phase reaction of OH radicals with (E)-β-farnesene: Rate coefficient, gas/particle phase products and mechanisms. 21st International Symposium on Gas Kinetics, Leuven, Belgium, July 2010. Download Talk (1,742kB)


Ivan Kourtchev, John Sodeau, John Wenger. Ozonolysis of (E)-β-farnesene: Carbonyl products and secondary organic aerosol yields. Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland, 2009. (Talk)


Ivan Kourtchev, Iustinian Bejan, John Sodeau, John Wenger. Gas-Phase Products and Secondary Aerosol Yields from the Ozonolysis of (E)-β-farnesene. European Aerosol Conference, Karlsruhe, April 2009. Download Talk (2,071kB)


I. Kourtchev, J. Bell, S. Hellebust, I. O’Connor, A. Allanic, R. Healy, D. Healy, J. Wenger, J. Sodeau. Organic Composition of PM2.5 Aerosols in Cork Harbour, Ireland. European Aerosol Conference, Karlsruhe 2009. Download Poster (503kB)


Contact

Name:

Dr. Ivan Kourtchev

Contact Details:

Position:

Lecturer in Atmospheric Chemistry (01/09/2016 to 15/03/2017)
Postdoctoral researcher (2008-2010)

Supervisor:

Prof. John Sodeau

Research Area:

Environmental Linkages between In-Port Emissions of Particulate Matter, their Chemical Analysis and Effects on Health (ELIPSE) & Simulation Chamber Studies.

Category:

Past Members

Centre for Research into Atmospheric Chemistry

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

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