Monday 16th January 2017

08:30 – 09:00


09:00 – 09:10


Professor Ben Murray

Session 1: ‘The impact of ice nucleation on clouds and climate’

09:10 – 09:45


Trude StorelvmoYale University, USA

‘On the importance of ice nucleation for simulations of past, present and future climate’

09:45 – 10:00

Edward GryspeerdtUniversität Leipzig

‘Controls on the ice crystal number concentration from satellite data’

10:00 – 10:15

Éric GirardUniversité du Québec à Montréal

‘Importance of Chemical Composition of Ice Nuclei on the Formation of Arctic Ice Clouds and Cloud Radiative Forcing’

10:15 – 10:30

Luisa Ickes ETH Zurich

‘What is triggering ice in mixed-phase clouds in ECHAM-HAM: the importance of ice nucleation’

10:30 – 11:00

Refreshment Break

11:00 – 11:15

Ulrike LohmannETH Zurich

‘Cloud Response and Feedback processes in stratiform mixed-phase clouds perturbed by ship exhaust’

11:15 – 11:30

Luke HandeKarlsruhe Institute of Technology

‘Partitioning of ice nucleating particles: Which modes matter?’

11:30 – 11:45

Nickovic SlobodanRepublic Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia (retiree), Belgrade, Serbia

‘Cold cloud formation due to dust: operational prediction of ice nuclei concentration’

Session 2: ‘Laboratory studies and the fundamentals of ice nucleation’

11:45 – 12:00

Heilke WexLeibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Germany

‘Investigation of fly ash – conflicting results from different immersion freezing measurement techniques’

12:00 – 12:15

Fabian MahrtETH Zurich

‘Investigating ice nucleation abilities of soot particles with the Horizontal Ice Nucleation Chamber’

12:15 - 12:30

Hassan BeydounCarnegie Mellon University

‘Effect of particle surface area on ice active site densities retrieved from droplet freezing spectra’

12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 15:00

90 min Poster Session with poster authors in attendance

15:00 – 15:30



Thomas LeisnerKarlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

‘Unravelling active sites in heterogeneous ice nucleation : The case of K- feldspars’

15:30 – 15:45

Robert DavidETH Zurich

‘Pore Dependent Nucleation: Is Deposition Nucleation Real?’

15:45 – 16:15

Refreshment Break

16:15 – 16:30

Yvonne BooseETH Zurich

‘Ice nucleation properties of airborne and surface-collected desert dust’

16:30 – 16:45

James Campbell University of Leeds

‘Topography and ice nucleation’

16:45 – 17:00

Cord BertramRuhr University, Bochum, Germany

‘UV Irradiation Induced Changes in Ice Structures on Cu(111)’

17:00 – 17:15

Barbara Wyslousil Ohio State University

‘How Cubic Can Ice I be?’

17:15 – 18:00

Networking Drinks Reception – The Club Room.

19:30 - 23:00

Conference Dinner at The Tetley.

This is a ticket only event. Please register separately here.

Tuesday 17th January 2017

Session 3: ‘Ice nucleation in-silico’

09:00 – 09:30


Valeria MolineroUniversity of Utah, USA

‘Crystallization of water: a molecular perspective’

09:30 – 09:45

Sapna SarupriaClemson University, South Carolina

‘Bridging experiments and molecular simulations to elucidate heterogeneous ice nucleation’

09:45 – 10:00

Martin FitznerUniversity College London

‘The Many Faces of Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation: Interplay Between Surface Morphology and Hydrophobicity’

10:00 – 10:15

Donifan BarahonaNASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA

‘Doing away with the Activation Energy: a Thermodynamic approach to the Interfacial Flux during Ice Nucleation’

10:15 – 10:30

Olli PakarinenUniversity of Helsinki, Finland

‘Modelling the Role of Surface Structure in Heterogeneous Nucleation of Ice’

10:30 – 11:00

Refreshment Break

Session 4: ‘Biological ice nucleation’

11:00 – 11:30


Cindy MorrisFrench National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)

‘Where bio-aerosols have impact: the challenge of unraveling feedbacks between land cover and weather’

11:30 – 11:45

Yinon RudichWeizmann Institute, Israel

‘Immersion freezing by plant nanocelloluse and plant phytolith particles’

11:45 – 12:00

Kristina HöhlerKarlsruhe Institute of Technology

‘The Role of Soil Organic Matter in Cloud Ice Formation by Arable Soil Dust Aerosol’

12:00 – 12:15

Tobias WeidnerAarhus University, Denmark

‘Control of Water Structure and Dynamics by Ice Nucleating Bacteria’

12:15 – 12:30

Russ SchnellNOAA Global Monitoring Division, Boulder

‘Early (1968-78) Lesser-Known Data on Biogenic Ice: Ground, Airborne and in Clouds’

12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 15:00

90 min Poster Session with poster authors in attendance

Session 5: ‘Measuring ice nucleating particles in the atmosphere’

15:00 - 15:30


Allan BertramUniversity of British Columbia, Canada

‘Field measurements of ice nucleating particles: size and composition’

15:30 – 15:45

Yan YinNanjing University of Information Science & Technology, China

‘Measurements and Parameterization of Atmospheric Ice Nuclei in Different Regions in China’

15:45 – 16:00

Yutaka ToboNational Institute of Polar Research (NIPR), Tokyo

‘Routine measurements of atmospheric ice nucleating particles on the Tokyo Skytree’

16:00 – 16:30

Refreshment Break

16:30 – 16:45

André WeltiLeibnitz Institute for Tropospheric Research

‘Frequency Distribution of Ambient Ice Nuclei Concentration’

16:45 – 17:00

Larissa Lacher ETH Zurich

‘Ice nucleating particles at the High Altitude Research Station Jungfraujoch’

17:00 – 17:15

Tom HillColorado State University

‘Ice Nucleating Particles above Agricultural and Natural Landscapes of the West Central U.S.’

17:15 – 17:30

Awards Presentations:

  • Best Junior Researcher Oral Presentation
  • Best Junior Researcher Poster Presentation

Final Remarks & Conference Close

To complement the presentation programme, a poster abstract exhibition will be held with authors in attendance during a poster session at 13:30 each day.

You can view the poster programme via the link below:

AINC 2017 Poster Programme