Andrea Baccarini


PhD student

Paul Scherrer Institute
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI

10/2016–present PhD student, Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry, Paul Scherrer Institute. Topic: New particle formation in polar regions.
09/2013–03/2016 Master in Experimental Physics, Department of Physics, University of Trento, Italy
09/2010–09/2013 Bachelor in Physics, Department of Physics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy.
  • Regayre LA, Schmale J, Johnson JS, Tatzelt C, Baccarini A, Henning S, et al.
    The value of remote marine aerosol measurements for constraining radiative forcing uncertainty
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2020; 20(16): 10063-10072.
  • Simon M, Dada L, Henritzi M, Scholz W, Stolzenburg D, Fischer L, et al.
    Molecular understanding of new-particle formation from α-pinene between -50 and +25 °C
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2020; 20(15): 9183-9207.
  • Stolzenburg D, Simon M, Ranjithkumar A, Kürten A, Lehtipalo K, Gordon H, et al.
    Enhanced growth rate of atmospheric particles from sulfuric acid
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2020; 20(12): 7359-7372.
  • Wang M, Chen D, Xiao M, Ye Q, Stolzenburg D, Hofbauer V, et al.
    Photo-oxidation of aromatic hydrocarbons produces low-volatility organic compounds
    Environmental Science and Technology. 2020; 54(13): 7911-7921.
  • Wang M, Kong W, Marten R, He X-C, Chen D, Pfeifer J, et al.
    Rapid growth of new atmospheric particles by nitric acid and ammonia condensation
    Nature. 2020; 581(7807): 184-189.
  • Schmale J, Baccarini A, Thurnherr I, Henning S, Efraim A, Regayre L, et al.
    Overview of the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition: study of preindustrial-like aerosols and their climate effects (ACE-SPACE)
    Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 2019; 100: 2260-2283.
  • Lehtipalo K, Yan C, Dada L, Bianchi F, Xiao M, Wagner R, et al.
    Multicomponent new particle formation from sulfuric acid, ammonia, and biogenic vapors
    Science Advances. 2018; 4(12): eaau5363 (9 pp.).
  • Stolzenburg D, Fischer L, Vogel AL, Heinritzi M, Schervish M, Simon M, et al.
    Rapid growth of organic aerosol nanoparticles over a wide tropospheric temperature range
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America PNAS. 2018; 115(37): 9122-9127.
Year Award Institution
2018 Polar Access Fund grant to participate in the Arctic Ocean 2018 expedition Swiss Polar Institute
2017 Travel stipend to attend the conference: High Altitudes meet High Latitudes: Globalizing Polar Issues Swiss Polar Institute
2016 Merit award University of Trento
Period Project Location Institution
10/2018 - 11/2018 CLOUD13 Geneva CERN
08/2018 - 09/2018 Arctic Ocean 2018 The "North Pole" Swedish Polar Research Secretariat
09/2017 - 11/2017 CLOUD12 Geneva CERN
01/2017-04/2017 Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition Southern Ocean Swiss Polar Institute
10/2016 - 11/2016 CLOUD11 Geneva CERN
06/2015 - 07/2015 Master thesis Pico, Azores Pico Mountain Observatory