Schedule of Events

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

7:00 AM ............................ Registration and Breakfast

8:00 AM ............................ Opening Remarks

8:10 AM ............................ Session: Applications & Implications Part 1

  • Development of Future Atmospheric Chemical Mechanisms for Photochemical Modeling
    • Ajith Kaduwela, California Air Resources Board / Air Quality Research Center, UC Davis
  • Ongoing EPA efforts to evaluate modeled NOy budgets
    • Heather Simon, US EPA
  • Characterization of Chemical Mechanisms used in Top-Down VOC Emission Estimates
    • Jennifer Kaiser, Georgia Institute of Technology

9:10 AM ............................ Plenary Speaker Lucy Carpenter, University of New York

  • Oceanic physicochemical processes affecting tropospheric O3

9:50 AM ............................ Break

10:10 AM ............................ Session: Mechanism/SAR Development

  • Development, Extension, and Validation of Theory-based Structure-Activity Relationships (SARs) for Atmospheric Modeling
    • Luc Vereecken, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
  • Structure-activity relationships for the development of MCM/GECKOA mechanisms
    • Bernard Aumont, LISA
  • Development of furan oxidation mechanism from OH and NO3 oxidation within biomass-burning regimes via chamber experiments
    • Benjamin Brown-Steiner, AER
  • Molecular Dynamics simulations of sulfuric acid cluster collisions
    • Bernhard Reischl, Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research / Physics, University of Helsinki
  • The impact of the aldehyde-hydrogen shift on the OH radical budget in the isoprene oxidation mechanism in pristine environments
    • Anna Novelli, Institute of Energy and Climate Research, IEK-8: Troposphere, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich, Germany

12:10 PM ............................ Lunch

1:10 PM ............................ Session: New Instruments & Algorithms Part 1

  • Characterising cluster fragmentation in an Atmospheric Pressure interface Time of Flight (APi-ToF) mass spectrometer
    • Hanna Vehkamäki, University of Helsinki
  • Quantification of multifunctional molecules in chamber and ambient air using gas-chromatography chemical ionization mass spectrometry (GC-CIMS)
    • John Crounse, Caltech
  • Detection of novel organic nitrogen compounds with protonated ethanol cluster chemical ionization mass spectrometry
    • Eleanor Browne, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Free troposphere wintertime gas-phase composition using CI-APi-TOF
    • Ugo Molteni, PSI
  • Predicting instrument response as a function of composition
    • David Topping, University of Manchester

2:50 PM ............................ Break

3:10 PM ............................ Session: New Instruments & Algorithms Part 2

  • Bulk vs. stochastic kinetics to describe the oxidation of organic aerosol components
    • Mark Goldman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Understanding the Atmosphere: Graph clustering methods for mechanism reduction
    • Daniel Ellis, University of York

3:50 PM ............................ Session: Minute Madness Posters

4:40 PM ............................ Welcome Reception and Poster Viewing

7:00 PM ............................ Wednesday Concludes

 

Thursday, December 6, 2018

7:00 AM ............................ Registration and Breakfast

8:10 AM ............................ Plenary: Paul ZiemannUniversity of Colorado Boulder

  • Gas- and Particle-Phase Products and their Mechanisms of Formation from the Reactions of Monoterpenes with NO3 Radicals: Comprehensive Measurements and Modeling

8:50 AM ............................ Session: Atmospheric Oxidation Part 1

  • Structural dependence of stabilised CH2OO yield in terminal alkene ozonolysis
    • Mike Newland, University of York
  • Direct measurements of vinoxy radicals and formaldehyde from ozonolysis of trans- and cis-2-butenes: new insights into OH radical formation and secondary chemistry
    • Mixtli Campos-Pineda, University of California, Riverside
  • The role of Criegee Intermediate + ROOH reactions towards secondary organic aerosol formation – laboratory, modelling and field studies
    • Rebecca Caravan, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Does water complexation affect the reaction of the β-hydroxyethyl peroxy radical with NO?
    • Frank Winiberg, Jet Propulsion Lab/Caltech

10:10 AM ............................ Break

10:30 AM ............................ Session: Atmospheric Oxidation Part 2

  • Developing Reactivity- and Source-Based Monoterpene Parameterizations for Secondary Organic Aerosol Modeling
    • Kelley Barsanti, University of California, Riverside
  • Formation of Highly Oxidized Molecules from NO₃ Radical Oxidation of Δ-3-Carene: A Computational Mechanism
    • Danielle Draper, University of California, Irvine
  • Investigation of the alpha-pinene & beta-pinene photooxidation by OH in the atmospheric simulation chamber SAPHIR
    • ​​​​​​​Michael Rolletter, Institute of Energy and Climate Research, IEK-8: Troposphere, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich, Germany
  • Laboratory Exploration of the Reactions between Aromatics and OH using Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy
    • Joseph Messinger, California Institute of Technology
  • ​​​​​​​Chlorine-Initiated Oxidation of Hydrocarbons: Mechanistic Insights from Measurements of Gas- and Particle-Phase Composition
    • Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz, The University of Texas at Austin
  • ​​​​​​​The Atmospheric Chemistry of Nitriles
    • Mads Sulbaek Andersen, California State University, Northridge

12:30 PM ............................ Lunch

1:30 PM ............................ Session: Atmospheric Oxidation Part 3

  • Interconnection of day- and night time chemistry for VOC degradation and SOA formation
    • Anke Mutzel, Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research
  • Modeling the Absorption Spectra of Phenol and Guaiacol at the Ice-Air Interface
    • Fernanda Bononi, Department of Chemistry, UC Davis

2:20 PM ............................ Session: R02 Radical Chemistry Part 1

  • Formation of highly oxidized multifunctional compounds in alkane autoxidation – relevance to atmospheric and combustion chemistry
    • Mani Sarathy, KAUST
  • ​​​​​​​Dependence of alkyl nitrate yields on structure for mid-sized alkanes
    • Geoff Tyndall, NCAR/ACOM
  • Trends in Peroxy Radical Hydrogen Shift Rate Constants
    • Rasmus V. Otkjaer Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

3:20 PM ............................ Break

3:40 PM ............................ Session: R02 Radical Chemistry Part 2

  • Isomerization and Decomposition of Isoprene’s Delta-(Z)-Hydroxyperoxyl Radicals
    • Gabriel da Silva, University of Melbourne​​​​​​​
  • Observational constraints on the fate of the hydroxy nitrates produced in the reaction of isoprene peroxy radicals with NO
    • Krystal Vasquez, California Institute of Technology
  • Unimolecular Peroxy Radical Hydrogen Shift Reactions in Isoprene Oxidation
    • ​​​​​​​Kristian H. Møller
  • The effect of NOx on formation of Highly Oxidized Multifunctional Molecules and SOA formation in photochemical system of α-pinene and β-pinene
    • Sungah Kang, Forschungszentrum Juelich IEK-8
  • ​​​​​​​Peroxy radical autoxidation and dimer formation in alpha-pinene oxidation: constraints from flow tubes, chambers, and the field
    • Joel Thornton, University of Washington

5:20 PM ............................ Thursday Concludes

Friday, December 7, 2018

7:00 AM ............................ Registration and Breakfast

8:10 AM ............................ Session: R02 Radical Chemistry Part 3

  • Accretion product formation from self- and cross-reactions of RO2 radicals in the atmosphere
    • Torsten Berndt, Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS), 04318 Leipzig, Germany
  • ​​​​​​​Evaluating mechanisms for dimer formation from RO2 + RO2 reactions
    • Theo Kurtén, University of Helsinki
  • ​​​​​​​An inter-comparison of methods for HO2 and CH3O2 detection and kinetic study of the HO2 + CH3O2 cross-reaction in the Highly Instrumented Reactor for Atmospheric Chemistry (HIRAC)
    • Lavinia Onel, University of Leeds
  • ​​​​​​​Effect of relative humidity on the mechanism of new particle formation from monoterpene oxidation
    • James Smith, Univ. of Calif., Irvine

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​9:30 AM ............................ Session: Applications & Implications Part 2

  • GoAMAZON: Exploring the Impacts of a Metropolis on Amazonian Air with an Explicit Organic Chemistry Scheme
    • Camille Mouchel-Vallon, NCAR
  • ​​​​​​​Impact of anthropogenic and natural emissions on air quality in Korea
    • Louisa Emmons, National Center for Atmospheric Research

10:10 AM ............................ Break

10:30 AM ............................ Session: Applications & Implications Part 3

  • Winter Haze in Beijing driven by fast Photochemical Smog Reactions
    • Keding Lu, Peking University
  • ​​​​​​​Source apportionment of O3 formation in California using SAPRC11
    • Michael Kleeman, UC Davis
  • ​​​​​​​Review of the SAPRC-16 Chemical Mechanism and Comparison with the Regional Atmospheric Chemistry Mechanism, Version-2
    • William R. Stockwell, University of Texas at El Paso
  • ​​​​​​​Science-Based Policy Formation at the California Air Resources Board
    • Michael Benjamin, California Air Resources Board

11:50 AM ............................ Friday Concludes