Director of the Atmospheric Chemistry Department at the Max Planck Institute (2008-present). Professor in Atmospheric Physics, University of Mainz, Germany. Part-time professor at the Cyprus Institute, Nicosia (2008-present). Leader of the Atmospheric and Climate Modeling Group of the Energy, Environment and Water Research Center (EEWRC). His main research interests include air quality, climate change and planetary health. Ozone photochemistry. Role of reactive gases and aerosols in biogeochemical cycles and climate.
Prof. Jos Lelieveld will join the conference talking about Impacts of anthropogenic emissions on public health, rainfall and climate.
Research Professor, leader of the Environmental Geochemistry and Atmospheric Research Group at the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC). He is included in the ISI Highly Cited Scientists (> 500 articles). Member of LRTAP-UNECE, WHO and EC committees and working groups advising on air quality and climate directives. 2013 Award "Rey Jaime I" for the Protection of the Environment. His main research interests include atmospheric pollution, waste valorisation and applied geochemistry.
Prof. Xavier Querol will join the conference talking about ozone pollution (origin and effects) in Western Mediterranean region.