Wednesday 26th June

08:30 - 09:45

Registration and Refreshments

09:45 - 10:00

Opening remarks

Adam Boies Combustion Aerosol Conference Chair

10:00 - 10:45

Keynote Speaker

Klaus-Peter GeigleInstitute of Combustion Technology, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

“Laser-based diagnostics for an improved understanding of soot formation and oxidation in technical combustors” 

10:45 - 11:05

Kimberley BowalUniversity of Cambridge 

“Nucleation and structure of soot particles: Investigating the role of curved aromatics and ions “

11:05 - 11:25

Bo TianUniversity of Cambridge 

“Soot particle measurements over a series of laminar pool flames and diffusion flames of biofuels and methyl esters”

11:25 - 11:45

Una Trivanovic University of British Columbia 

“Primary particle and aggregate size of soot relationships for soot from a marine engine and gas flares”

11:45 - 12:05

Clémence Le Cornec Imperial College London

“A PEMS study of the variability of PN emissions from 31 diesel and 48 gasoline Euro 6 light-duty vehicles”

12:05 - 12:25

Robert FanickSouthwest Research Institute

“Volatile and Semi-volatile Organic Compounds From a Combined, Dual Port Injection/Direct-Injection Technology, Light-Duty Gasoline Vehicle”

12:25 - 14:00

Networking Lunch served in the Exhibition Hall

Conference Posters and Industry Exhibition


14:00 - 14:20

David KittelsonUniversity of Minnesota

“TEM analysis of gas turbine and diesel particles”

14:20 - 14:40

Yvain CarpentierUniversity of Lille – PhLAM 

“Several methods for the separation of gaseous and particulate–bound species in combustion emissions”

14:40 - 15:00

Chinonso EzenwajiakuUniversity College London

“PAH formation characteristics of hydrogen-enriched methane diffusion flames”

15:00 - 15:20

Hongming XuUniversity of Birmingham

“Formation and Evolution of Particulate Matter Emissions From GDI Engines”

15:20 - 16:00

Refreshment Break

Conference Posters and Industry Exhibition

16:00 - 16:20

Yuqi Hu Imperial College London 

“Laboratory Measurements of Particle Emissions from Smouldering Peat Fires”

16:20 - 16:40

Amanda Lea-Langton University of Manchester

“Particulate Emissions from Domestic Solid Fuel Combustion”

16:40 - 16:50

End of Day One Remarks

16:50 - 18:00

All delegates are invited to an informal networking drinks reception within the conference venue.

Thursday 27th June

08:30 - 09:30

Registration and Refreshments

09:30 - 10:15

Keynote Speaker

Dmytro Lugovyy HORIBA Europe GmbH

“Brake Dust Measurements: The HORIBA Approach”

10:15 - 10:35

Laura Pascazio University of Cambridge 

“Molecular Dynamics simulations of nanoindentation of combustion-generated nanoparticles”

10:35 - 10:55

Claire Pirim University of Lille – PhLAM 

“Soot morphology and surface chemical composition − main drivers for ice nucleation on soot particles?”

10:55 - 11:25


Conference Posters and Industry Exhibition

11:25 - 11:45

Maksim Mezhericher Princeton University 

“Formation of Particles from Submicron and Micron-Size Droplets in Flame Aerosol Synthesis”

11:45 - 12:05

Anxiong Liu Imperial College London 

“A conservative method for the solution of population balance with coagulation, and application to soot formation”

12:05 - 12:25

Astrid Boje University of Cambridge 

“Using a hybrid particle-number and particle model to study inorganic combustion synthesis”

12:25 - 12:45

Markus Bainschab Graz University of Technology 

“An Aerosol Gas Exchange System (AGES) for Engine Exhaust Conditioning”

12:45 - 14:15

Networking Lunch served in the Exhibition Hall

Conference Posters and Industry Exhibition

14:15 - 14:35

Lukas Durdina ZHAW School of Engineering 

“Characterising Particulate Matter in the Evolving Exhaust Plume of an Aircraft Engine in a Test Cell”

14:35 - 14:55

Daniel Jacob United States Federal Aviation Administration 

“FAA Emissions Research Contributions and Identified Gaps”

14:55 - 15:15

Susan Michaelis University of Stirling 

“Ultra Fine Particle Measurements In Commercial Airline Cabins”

15:15 - 15:35

Molly Haugen University of Cambridge

“Size distribution and validity characterization of ultrafine particles in ambient conditions using multiple low cost sensors”

15:35 - 15:55

Liza Selley University of Cambridge

“Human urine as a source of metabolite markers for pulmonary responses to biodiesel exhaust exposure” 

15:55 - 16:05

End of Day Two Remarks

16:05 - 16:30

Refreshment Break

Conference Posters and Industry Exhibition

16:30 - 18:00

Special Evening Event – Punting on the River Cam

Please meet at the registration desk where we will walk as group to the punting tour ( approx. 15 min walk).

*Please note this is a ticket only event included in the conference dinner registration.

19:30 - 22:30

Conference Dinner

For those who have pre-booked their tickets, please join us at the historic Old Kitchen within Trinity College for our celebratory Conference Dinner.

A great opportunity to relax in this beautiful setting and network with your collegues.

*Please note this is a ticket only event. Tickets must be purchased here before 16th June 2019.

Those without tickets will not be able to take part in this event. Please collect your ticket from the conference registration desk in the department of engineering.

Friday 28th June - Cambridge Particle Meeting

08:15 - 09:15

Registration and Refreshments

09:15 - 09:30

Opening Remarks

Adam BoiesCambridge Particle Meeting Chair

09:30 - 10:15

Keynote Speaker

Terry Tetley National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College 


10:15 - 10:35

Felix Leach University of Oxford 

“The effect of fuel composition on particulate emissions from a highly boosted GDI engine – an evaluation of three particulate indices”

10:35 - 10:55

Jonathan Symonds – University of Cambridge 

“Online Classification of Soot Aggregate Aerosols by Morphology”

10:55 - 11:25

Refreshment Break

Poster Exhibition

11:25 - 11:45

Thomas Grimble Dyson technology Ltd. 

“Electrostatic Aerosol Analysis of High Performance Separation Systems”

11:45 - 12:05

Suzanne Paulson University of Cambridge

Particles, buildings and trees: How the urban form influences pollutant concentrations”


12:05 - 12:25

George Biskos The Cyprus Institute 

“Online Characterization of Ultrafine Aerosol Particles: Challenges and Future Trends”

12:25 - 13:55

Networking Lunch sponsored by Cambustion

Poster Exhibition

13:55 - 14:15

Scott Lowther Lancaster University 

“Low cost PM sensors; are they suitable for measuring subtle particle variations in ambient or indoor air?”

14:15 - 14:35

Eliot Durand Cardiff University 

“Assessment of nvPM System Loss Prediction with Size Measurement towards Aviation Engine Regulation”

14:35 - 14:55

Darren Ellis Caterpillar

“Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Semi Physics-Empirical Particulate Number (PN) Modelling”

14:55 - 15:15

Carl Desouza King’s College London 

“Real-world in-use portable emission measurements of non-road mobile machinery used on active construction sites in London”

15:15 - 15:45

Refreshment Break

Poster Exhibition

15:45 - 16:05

Douglas Booker National Air Quality Testing Services Ltd (NAQTS)

“Sensing Technology for measuring Particle Number & Mass in Indoor Environments”

16:05 - 16:25

David Green King’s College London 

“PM2.5 on the London Underground Metro Network”

16:25 - 16:45

Marion MacFarlane University of Cambridge 

In Vivo Analysis of Hazard Mechanism reveals Long-fibre Carbon Nanotubes Induce Sporadic Pleural Mesothelioma via Silencing and/or Loss of Key Tumour Suppressor Genes”

16:45 - 17:05

Ashish Sharma University of Surrey

“Field investigations for evaluating air pollution exposure of in-pram babies compared to adults in roadside environment”

17:05 - 17:15

End of Day Three and Conference Closing Remarks