Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2021
    Professor, Physical Chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

  • 2018 – 2021
    Director of Research, CNRS, IRCELYON, Lyon, France

  • 2017 – 2021
    Head of the "Technological and Methological Innovations" group at IRCELYON

  • 2011 – 2018
    Senior scientist, CNRS, IRCELYON, Lyon, France

  • 2006 – 2010
    Guest Professor (E. U. Marie Curie Excellence Chair), Stockholm University, Sweden

  • 2001 – 2005
    Research Assistant Professor, University of Miami, USA

  • 1998 – 2001
    Advanced Study Post-doc fellow, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA

  • 1996 – 1998
    Post-doc (E. U. Marie Curie Program), Technical University, Wuppertal, Germany

  • 1994
    PhD, Physical Chemistry, Universite Bordeaux I, France

Selected publications

  • Noziere, B., L. Vereecken, Direct Observation of Aliphatic Peroxy Radical Autoxidation and Water Effects: An Experimental and Theoretical Study, Angewandte Chemie, 58, 13976-13982, DOI 10.1002/anie.201907981, 2019

  • Nozière, B., Clouds: don’t forget the surface, Science, 351, 1396-1397, DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf3253, 2016.

  • Nozière, B., M. Kalberer, M. Claeys, J. Allan, B. D’Anna, et al., The Molecular Identification of Organic Compounds in the Atmosphere: State of the Art and Challenges, Chemical Reviews, special issue “Chemistry in Climate”, 115, 3919-3983, DOI 10.1021/cr5003485, 2015.

  • Nozière, B., C. Baduel, J.-L. Jaffrezo, Dynamic Surface Tension of Atmospheric Aerosol Surfactants: A New Look at Cloud Activation, Nature Communications, 5, 3335, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms433, 2014.

Selected projects

  • “Detection & Speciation of Gas-Phase Atmospheric Peroxy and Criegee Radicals” (EPHEMERAL), European Research Council (ERC) Advanced grant #884532, 2021 – 2026

  • “Aerosol-Cloud Interactions: the Role of organic compounds in Cloud droplet activation” (ORACLE), Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) and Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), collaboration with LCE Marseille and ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2021 – 2025

  • “Atmospheric surfactants Chemistry: improving the predictions of cloud Formation and Features” (CHEMPUFF), European Commission, MSCA project #795450, 2018 – 2020

  • “Strong surfactants in Atmospheric Aerosols and their role on cloud formation”, (SONATA), Agence Nationale de la Recherche (French ANR) and US National Science Foundation (US NSF), collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2013 – 2017

  • ESF Strategic Workshop "The molecular identification of organic compounds in the atmosphere”, European Science Foundation, grant #EW12-023, 2013

Media coverage

Long articles, reviews and book chapters

  • 2019: "Pourquoi les nuages ont-ils différentes formes ", Chapter in Book «Questions de Science » from M. Florin, ISBN 978-2-271-12631-3

  • 2017: "L’art de faire naitre les nuages", Review in the French popular science magazine La Recherche, 523, 70, May 2017.

Public conferences

  • 2019: "Cycle de l’eau dans l’atmosphère: Limite des connaissances et enjeux actuels", public conference for the association « L’eau á Lyon », Usine des eaux de Caluire, France.

  • 2015: "How do clouds form ?", Public conference at the Museum of Crafts and Trade, Paris, France.

  • 2010: "Organic compounds in the Earth atmosphere", Public conference For the "Science Day" at the French Embassy in Sweden, Stockholm.

Short articles and interviews

  • 2020: "Rhône : Nuage géant au-dessus de Lyon : Ces phénomènes météo vont se multiplier", article/interview by N. Ballet in the French National Journal "Le Progrès".

  • 2018: "Pourquoi les nuages ont-ils différentes formes", article/interview by M. Florin in the French National Journal "Le Progrès".

  • 2015: "How do clouds form ?", Interview for the Radio show series "Questions de Sceince", Radio France Internationale.

  • 2009: “Ground-based bacteria may be making it rain”, article/interview by Devlin Powel in the US popular science magazine New Scientist, p 2690.


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