Alumni

Since 1999, CRAC has employed over a large number of research staff, postgraduate students and M.Sc. research students.

Surname First Name Position Year(s) Supervisor Research Area
Allanic Dr. Arnaud Postdoctoral Researcher 1999 - 2003, 2007 - 2011 Prof. John Sodeau Field measurement of particulate sulphate emissions in Cork harbour.
Arndt Dr. Jovanna Postgraduate Student 2010 - 2016 Prof. John Wenger Sources and chemical composition of atmospheric aerosols using single particle ATOFMS.
Ashu-Ayem Dr. Tina Postgraduate Student 2008 - 2012 Dr. Dean Venables Incoherent Broadband Cavity Enhanced Absorption Spectroscopy (IBBCEAS) used to detect the presence of trace atmospheric gases.
Bardini Dr. Perla Postgraduate Student 2002 - 2005 Prof. John Wenger Atmospheric Chemistry of dimethylphenols and nitrophenols.
Bejan Dr. Iustinian Postdoctoral Researcher 2008 - 2010 Prof. John Wenger Atmospheric chemistry of oxygenated aromatic hydrocarbons: mechanisms and aerosol formation.
Bell Dr. Jenny Postgraduate Student 2007 - 2011 Prof. John Wenger Identity, sources and toxicological effects of oxygenated organic compounds in atmospheric particles.
Buckley Dr. Paul Postgraduate Student 2015 - 2019 Prof. John Wenger Nature and origin of black carbon in Ireland.
Carey Dr. Trevor Postgraduate Student 2004 - 2010 Prof. John Wenger Atmospheric simulation chamber studies of the ozonolysis of green leaf volatiles.
Chen Dr. Jun Postgraduate Student 2006 - 2011 Dr. Dean Venables Broadband Optical Cavity Absorption Spectroscopy in the Near-ultraviolet: Applications in Atmospheric Chemistry.
Chen Dr. Yang Postgraduate Student 2008 - 2012 Prof. John Wenger Simulation chamber studies of the atmospheric degradation of naphthalene, 1-nitronaphthalene and phthaldialdehyde. 
Clifford Dr. Grainne Postgraduate Student 2000 - 2004 Prof. John Wenger The atmospheric chemistry of aromatic aldehydes. 
Daly Dr. Shane MSc Research  2015 - 2016 Prof. John Sodeau Real-time monitoring of biological airborne particles. 
Darby Dr. Stephen Postgraduate Student 2009 - 2014 Dr. Dean Venables Detect the speciation and concentration of gaseous mercury in the atmosphere. 
Feeney Mr. Patrick MSc Research 2015 - 2016 Prof. John Sodeau Real-time monitoring of biological airborne particles. 
Fullam Mr. Donovan MSc Research 2013 - 2015 Dr. Dean Venables Broadband Optical Cavity Absorption Spectroscopy in the Near-ultraviolet: Applications in Atmospheric Chemistry. 
Gane Dr. Matt Postgraduate Student 1998 - 2000 Prof. John Sodeau A laboratory investigation of the heterogeneous chemistry and photochemistry of halogen oxides and nitrates. 
Glaczynski Dr. Gregorz Postdoctoral Researcher 2012 - 2013 Dr. Dean Venables Instrumentation development.
Gomez Dr. Elena Postdoctoral Researcher 2018 - 2020 Prof. John Wenger Atmospheric degradation of anthropogenic emissions.
Gonzalez Barboeo Mr. Juan Miguel MSc Research 2002 - 2003 Prof. John Wenger The nature and origin of PM10 and smaller particulate matter in urban air. 
Healy Dr. David Postgraduate & Postdoctoral Researcher 2003 - 2012 Prof. John Sodeau Linking urban field measurements of particulate matter to their chemical analysis and effects on health. 
Healy Dr. Robert Postgraduate & Postdoctoral Researcher  2003 - 2013 Prof. John Wenger Air quality and aerosol science. 
Kammer Dr. Julien Postdoctoral Researcher 2019 - 2021 Prof. John Wenger TBC
Kourtchev Dr. Ivan Postdoctoral Researcher 2008 - 2010 Prof. John Sodeau Environmental linkages between In-Port emissions of particulate matter, their chemical analysis and effects on health.
Kuprovskyte Dr. Kristina Postgraduate Student 2005 - 2010 Prof. John Wenger Laboratory and field measurements of gas and particle phase oxygenated hydrocarbons. 
Linehan Mr. Keith MSc Research 2008 - 2009 Prof. John Sodeau The nature and origin of PM10 and smaller particulate matter in urban air. 
Lopez Dr. Jose Postdoctoral Researcher 2005 - 2007 Prof. John Sodeau Development of an analytical method for the determination of the organic fraction of particulate matter using GC-MS. 
Mahony Ms. Mary Postgraduate Student 2005 - 2009 Prof. John Wenger Analysis of the organic fine fraction of particulate matter (PM2.5) in Cork City urban air. 
McGillicuddy Dr. Eoin Postgraduate & Postdoctoral Researcher  2006 - 2014 Prof. John Wenger ATOF-MS measurements with offline techniques for determining metal concentration in atmospheric particles. 
McLaughlin Dr. Ryan Fulbright US Scholar 2009 - 2010 Prof. John Sodeau Photochemistry of organo-nitrates on ice.
Minogue Dr. Nicholas Postgraduate Student 1998 - 2000 Prof. John Sodeau A spectroscopic assessment of acid speciation relevant to aqueous atmospheric chemistry. 
Moriarty Dr. Jennie Postdoctoral Researcher 2001 - 2004 Prof. John Sodeau The nature and origin of PM10 and smaller particulate matter in urban air. 
Noonan Dr. Colette Postgraduate Student 2001 - 2007 Prof. John Sodeau A laboratory study of heterogenous chemistry between ammonia and acidic particles relevant to the troposphere. 
O'Concubhair Dr. Ruairi Postgraduate Student 2008 - 2013 Prof. John Sodeau A study of the chemical processing of mercury and halogens relevant to the cryosphere. 
O'Connor Dr. David Postgraduate Student & Postdoctoral Researcher  2008 - 2013 Prof. John Sodeau Aerobiology.
O'Connor Dr. Ian Postgraduate Student & Postdoctoral Researcher  2007 - 2015 Prof. John Sodeau Source apportionment of particulate matter in urban and rural residential areas of Ireland. 
O'Connor Dr. Margaret Postgraduate Student   2001 - 2006 Prof. John Wenger Kinetics and mechanisms of volatile organic compounds. 
O'Driscoll Dr. Paul Postgraduate Student 2002 - 2008 Prof. John Sodeau Raman and UV/Vis spectroscopic studies of atmospherically-relevant chemical processes at low temperatures. 
O'Dwyer Dr. Michéal Postgraduate Student   2002 - 2006 Prof. John Wenger Atmospheric chemistry of C5 unsaturated oxygenated hydrocarbons.
O'Riordan Dr. Brian Postgraduate Student 2000 - 2007 Prof. John Sodeau Mechanistic studies of heterogeneous interactions with relevance to atmospheric low-temperature surfaces. 
O'Sullivan Dr. Daniel Postgraduate Student 2006 - 2011 Prof. John Sodeau A study of water-Ice mediated chemical processes relevant to the troposphere. 
Pere-Trepat Dr. Emma Postdoctoral Researcher 2006 - 2007 Prof. John Sodeau Source apportionment modelling. 
Quirke Mr. Michael MSc Research 2015 - 2016 Prof. John Sodeau Real-time monitoring of biological airborne particles.
Rea Dr. Gerald Postgraduate Student 2000 - 2004 Prof. John Wenger Atmospheric gas phase reactions ofaAromatics e.g. dimethylphenols, kinetics and trace gas analysis. 
Riordan Dr. Eoin Postgraduate Student 1999 - 2003 Prof. John Sodeau Spectroscopic and optimisation modelling studies of speciation and phase changes in aqueous atmospheric chemistry. 
Sabattie Dr. Jean-Marc Postdoctoral Researcher 1998 - 2000 Prof. John Sodeau   Designed CETMAS computer-aided learning package. 
Silvari Dr. Virginia Postdoctoral Researcher 2005 - 2008 Prof. John Sodeau   The investigation of toxicological health outcomes associated with ambient air particulate matter. 
Smith Dr. Paul Postdoctoral Researcher 2009 - 2010 Dr. Dean Venables Ultrasensitive detection of atmospheric mercury: application to mercury speciation and atmosphere surface exchange. 
Temime-Roussel Dr. Brice Postdoctoral Researcher 2003 - 2005 Prof. John Wenger Sampling methods for gas-particle partitioning studies of SVOCs. 
Thüner Dr. Lars Postdoctoral Researcher   2000 - 2002 Prof. John Wenger Construction of a 3910L simulation chamber for gas phase chemistry. 
Townsend Dr. Thomas Postgraduate Student 2004 - 2009 Prof. John Sodeau An investigation into the tropospheric chemistry of acidic aerosols and ammonia in the laboratory. 
Varma Dr. Ravi Postdoctoral Researcher 2010 - 2011 Dr. Dean Venables Applied optics and instrumentation.
Whittaker Dr. Andrew Postdoctoral Researcher 2004 - 2006 Prof. John Sodeau Health effects of airbourne particulate matter. 
Wilson Dr. Eoin Postgraduate Student & Postdoctoral Researcher  2011 - 2017 Dr. Dean Venables Investigations into SOAs using near UV novel broadband spectrographic techniques. 
Zhou Dr. Shouming Postdoctoral Researcher 2008 - 2010 Prof. John Wenger Health effects associated with the atmospheric degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. 

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