Welcome to Antoine Roose

We warmly welcome Antoine Roose as Postdoc in the Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry. He joined the Surface Chemistry group on 1 September 2021.

Antoine Roose studied atmospheric chemistry at the University of Lille and got his PhD in 2019 from the University of Lille in France. In his PhD project he developed a novel flow tube experiment of HO2 uptake to aerosol particles. At the same time he investigated gas – aerosol reactive uptake from a theoretical chemistry point of view using combined molecular dynamic and quantum mechanic methods. Since 2020, as a postdoc based in University of Lille, Antoine has collaborated with the Surface Chemistry group related to iodine chemistry, in the context of the reaction of ozone with iodide in the aqueous phase and in the context of the surface properties of iodine compounds at the aqueous solution – air interface. Recently, Antoine has won a prestigious PSI-Fellowship within the Marie-Slodowska-Curie-Action COFUND.

Now at PSI, Antoine Roose will study the reaction of hydrogen peroxide with iodate in kinetics and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy experiments and at the same time work with the Laboratory of Materials Simulation for the investigation of the surface propensity of iodine oxide by ab initio molecular dynamic simulations.