Andreas Massling

Senior Researcher

Curriculum Vitae

Personal information

  • Nationality: German
  • Date of birth: 29 December 1969
  • Place of birth: Hemer, Germany
  • Civil status: single

Professional experience

  • 10.2017 - 12.2017: Sabbatical leave (planned and funded yet): Visiting senior scientist at the Section of Physics of the Atmosphere, Alfred Wegener Institute forPolar and Marine Research (AWI), Potsdam, Germany; funded by Aarhus University foundation (Host partner: Prof. Dr. Markus Rex)

  • 01.2016 – present: Head of Physics, Villum Research Station (VRS), second-most northern, year-round manned atmospheric observatory in the world, Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, North Greenland.

  • 01.2014 – present: Affiliated to the Arctic Research Centre, Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.

  • 10.2012 - 12.2012: Visiting senior scientist at the Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University in Oslo, Oslo, Norway; funded by Nordic Centre of Excellence (NCoE) CRyosphere - Atmosphere Interactions in a Changing arctic Climate (CRAICC) (Host partner: Prof. Dr. Jon Egill Kristjansson).

  • 06.2011 – present: Affiliated to the Danish Centre for Environment and Energy (DCE), Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Roskilde, Denmark.

  • 11.2007 – present: Senior scientist (Faculty staff) at the Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Roskilde, Denmark (previously National Environmental Research Institute, Department of Atmospheric Environment, Aarhus University).

  • 04.2006 – 10.2007: Scientist at the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Department of Physics, Leipzig, Germany.

  • 07.2004 – 03.2006: Postdoctoral fellow at the Division of Nuclear Physics, Department of Physics, Faculty of Technology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden (funded by Nordic Centre of Excellence (NCoE) Biosphere - Atmosphere Cloud Climate Interaction (BACCI) (Host partner: Prof. Dr. Erik Swietlicki).

  • 02.2002 – 06.2004: Postdoctoral scientist at the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Department of Physics, Leipzig, Germany.

Higher education

  • 01.2002: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Faculty of Physics and Geosciences, University of Leipzig, Germany.

  • 03.1998 - 01.2002: Ph.D. student at the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Department of Physics, Leipzig, Germany.

  • Thesis: Hygroscopic properties of atmospheric particles over the Atlantic and Indian Oceans (Supervision: Prof. Dr. Alfred Wiedensohler).

Short stays abroad (min. 3-4 weeks to max. 1-2 months)

  • 01.2008: Project manager for “Saharan Mineral Dust Experiment II (SAMUM II)” in Praia, Cape Verde Islands.

  • 05.2006: Project manager for ”Saharan Mineral Dust Experiment I (SAMUM I)” in Zagora, Morocco.

  • 01.2005: Project manager for “Fine and ultrafine aerosol experiment in Beijing II”, China.

  • 06.2004: Project manager for “Fine and ultrafine aerosol experiment in Beijing I”, China.

  • 03.2001 - 04.2001:Aerosol Characterization Experiment-Asia (ACE-Asia) on the American research vessel Ronald H. Brown.

  • 02.1999 - 03.1999: Indian Ocean Experiment (INDOEX) on the American research vessel Ronald H. Brown.

Management experience

  • 05.2016 – present: Co-lead of the Strategic Growth area “Arctic” at the Department of Environmental Science at Aarhus University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Roskilde, Denmark.

  • 01.2011 – 12.2015: Work package lead on “Short-lived climate forcers” within the NCoE (Nordic Centre of Excellence) CRAICC (CRyosphere-Atmosphere Interactions in a Changing arctic Climate) (Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Markku Kulmala).

  • O5.2008 – 05.2011: Strategic planning of the Section of atmospheric particles at the Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Roskilde, Denmark (previously National Environmental Research Institute, Department of Atmospheric Environment, Aarhus University).

Organizational experience

  • 2016: Member of the organizing committee of the NOSA symposium (Nordic Society of Aerosol Research), Aarhus, Denmark.

  • 2012: Member of the local organizing committee of the NOSA symposium (Nordic Society of Aerosol Research), Helsingør, Denmark.

  • 2007: Member of the local organizing committee of the NOSA symposium (Nordic Society of Aerosol Research), Helsingør, Denmark.

  • 2001: Member of the local organizing committee of the EAC (European Aerosol Conference), Leipzig, Germany.

Advising responsibilities

  • 2016 - present: Involved in the advising of the Danish EPA on questions related to climate change.

  • 2013 - present: Involved in the advising of the European commission of the thematic strategy on air pollution methodology.

  • 2011 - present: Involved in the advising of the Danish EPA on questions related to air quality.

Publications (submitted, accepted, published)

  • A total of about 300 publications, including peer-reviewed articles, other scientific articles, theses, book chapters , newsletters, reports, conference abstracts, other conference contributions, significant invited lectures and other lectures.

  • A total of 62 peer-reviewed articles in Web of Science with about 1841 citations (1751 without self-citations) by 1278 citing articles (1245 without self-citations) and 29.69 citations per item resulting in an h-index of 27 by 2nd January 2017.

  • A total of 231 publications in Google Scholar with 2573 citations (1865 since 2012) resulting in an h-index of 32 (27 since 2012) and an i10-index of 50 (46 since 2012) by 2nd of January 2017.

  • A total of 69 documents in Scopus with about 1887 citations by 1280 documents and 150 co-authors resulting in an h-index of 28 by 2nd of January 2017.

Guest editor for scientific journals

  • 2013 - present: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Biogeosciences.

Referee for scientific journals

  • 2004 - present: Atmos. Res., Atmos. Environ., Atmos. Chem. and Phys., Geophys. Res. Lett., Atmos. Meas. Tech., Atmos. Sci. Lett., American J. Sci. and Technol., J. Geophys. Res., Urban Climate, Tellus.

Chairs and co-chairs

  • 2014: Annual NOSA symposium, Stockholm, Sweden.

  • 2012: Annual CRAICC meeting, Oslo, Norway.

  • 2009: European Aerosol Conference, Karlsruhe, Germany.

  • 2006: Workshop on H-TDMA intercomparison and calibration within ACCENT (Atmospheric Composition Change: The European Network of Excellence), Leipzig, Germany.

International networking

  • 2004 – present: COST (European Science Foundation), ACCENT (European Research Network), BACCI (Nordic Centre of Excellence), EUSAAR (European Research Project), EUCAARI (European Research Project), CRAICC (Nordic Centre of Excellence), ACTRIS (European Research Project), AMAP (Arctic Monitoring Assessment Program), IASOA (International Arctic Systems to Observe the Atmosphere).

Membership in scientific boards

  • 06.2016 - present: FORMAS (Swedish Research Council) evaluation panel on “Climate Change”.

  • 09.2015 - present: IARA (International Aerosol Research Assembly).

  • 01.2014 - present: NOSA (Nordic Society of Aerosol Research, chair: student representatives).

  • 05.2013 - present: Teaching committee of the Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University.

Membership in scientific advising groups

  • 05.2012 - present: Institute forum of the Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University.

Membership in scientific communities

  • 2008 - 2014: AAAR (American Association for Aerosol Research)

  • 2004 - present: NOSA (Nordic Society of Aerosol Research)

  • 1999 - present: GAeF (German Society of Aerosol Research)

Membership in other institutions

  • 2002 - 2007: Staff association of the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research

Supervision, co-supervision, advision and mentoring

  • 2001 - present: In total 20 persons at different levels, including 3 diploma students, 5 M.Sc. students, 5 Ph.D. students, 2 Ph.D. students within a Marie-Curie training program, 3 trainees and 2 postdoctoral scientists.

Participation in educational courses with certificate

  • 11.2011 - 06.2012: Participation in the “Adjunct course for assistant professors in university quality teaching” (in Danish: “Pædagogikum”) held at Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.

Participation in educational courses

  • 12.2016: Teacher’s workshop within ABS activities, Helsinki, Finland.

  • 12.2014: Teacher’s workshop within ABS/CRAICC activities, Aarhus, Denmark.

  • 12.2011: Teacher’s workshop within ABS/CRAICC activities, Helsinki, Finland.

  • 12.2008: Teacher’s workshop within ABS/CBACCI activities, Helsinki, Finland.

  • 12.2005: Teacher’s workshop within ABS/BACCI activities, Helsinki, Finland.

Teaching activities

  • Lecture in “Modelling, methods and technologies for air pollution control at Aarhus university, Copenhagen, Denmark (2016).

  • Lecture in “Climate forcing effects and adaptation in the Arctic” at Aarhus University, Nuuk, Greenland (2016, 2015).

  • Lecture in “Earth System Science” at Danish Technical University, Copenhagen, Denmark (2015); Technical workshop on “Atmospheric measurement devices” at Aarhus University, Roskilde, Denmark (2013/2014, main organizer).

  • Lecture in “Atmospheric Environment” at Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark (2013/2012/2011/2010).

  • Lecture in “Air Pollution, Science and Management” at Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark (2014/2013/2010).

  • Ph.D. school in “Physics and Chemistry of atmospheric particles” at University in Oslo, Oslo, Norway (2012, main organizer).

  • Lecture in “Air Pollution and Environmental Effects” at Danish Technical University, Copenhagen, Denmark (2010).

  • Lecture in “Aerosol Science” at Peking University, Beijing, China (2006, main organizer).

  • Lecture in “Aerosol Science and Aerosol Instrumentation” at International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS), Hamburg, Germany (2006, main organizer).

  • Laboratory course in “Aerosol Instrumentation” at University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany (2007/2006).

  • Seminar in “Aerosol Science” at University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany (2007/2006/2004/2003).

Examination of students

  • 2015 - present: External examiner (M.Sc. courses) at Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.

  • 2012 - present: External examiner (M.Sc. thesis) at Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.

  • 2011 - present: External examiner (B.Sc. thesis) at Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University, Esbjerg, Denmark.

  • 2010 - present: External examiner (M.Sc. thesis) at Faculty of Science, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Honours

  • 01.2017: Opponent (Ph.D. thesis) at the Faculty of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland, candidate: Monika Wittmann.
  • 12.2012: Opponent at the Faculty of Science, Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland, candidate: Ari Asmi.

Further degrees

  • 03.1998: General admittance to the first examination for teachers in pedagogics and mathematics at High School level, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences / Faculty of Philosophy, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.

Further education

  • 04.2001 – 03.2003: Course of studies in social sciences (lectureship), Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.

  • 10.1990 – 03.1998: Course of studies in mathematics and pedagogics (lectureship), Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences / Faculty of Philosophy, University of Münster, Germany.

University education

  • 12.1997: Diploma in Physics (M.Sc.), Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.

  • 01.1996 - 07.1997: Diploma student (M.Sc. student), Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institute of Nuclear Physics, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.

  • Thesis: Charakterisierung von Prostatagewebe mittels MR-Techniken (Using MR Techniques to Classify Prostrate Tissue) (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rainer Santo).

  • 09.1995: Diploma Examination (M.Sc.) in Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.

  • 10.1993 - 09.1995: Postgraduate student in Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.

  • 09.1993: Pre-Diploma Examination (B.Sc.) in Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.

  • 10.1990 - 09.1993: Undergraduate student in Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.

Military service

  • 09.1989 - 08.1990: Military service in Iserlohn, Germany.

  • 06.1989 - 08.1989: Military service in Stadtoldendorf, Germany.

Academic career

  • 05.1989: Abitur (general qualification for university entrance), Menden, Germany.

  • 08.1980 - 05.1989: Grammar school in Menden, Germany.

  • 08.1976 - 07.1980: Primary school in Menden, Germany.

Languages

  • German: Speaking/Writing/Reading: mother tongue

  • English: Speaking/Writing/Reading: excellent

  • Danish: Speaking/Writing/Reading: good

  • Latin: Reading: basic

  • French: Reading: basic

  • Swedish: Reading: basic

  • Norwegian: Reading: basic