Prof. Dr. Urs Baltensperger

photo of Urs Baltensperger Laboratory Head
Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry

Paul Scherrer Institute
OFLA/111
5232 Villigen – PSI
Switzerland

Telephone: +41 56 310 2408
E-mail: urs.baltensperger@psi.ch





Publications

Awards

Year Award
2016
Royal Society of Chemistry Spiers Memorial Award 2016
Urs Baltensperger

Awarded for leading major advances in understanding the formation, composition and processes affecting atmospheric organic aerosols
Chemistry in the Urban Atmosphere: Faraday Discussion, 6 - 8 April 2016, London, UK.
2014
Fuchs Memorial Award 2014, IARA - International Aerosol Research Assembly
Urs Baltensperger

"In recognition of outstanding original research contributions to aerosol science and technology"
9th International Aerosol Conference, Busan, Korea
2014
Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal, European Geosciences Union
Urs Baltensperger
2012
Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Urs Baltensperger
2006
PSI-Preis für Wissenschaftskommunikation 2006
(PSI Award for Science Communication 2006)
André Prévôt, Urs Baltensperger

Neueste Erkenntnisse über die Quellen von Feinstaub in der Schweiz (Latest insight into the sources of fine particulate matter in Switzerland)
2003
PSI Preis für Wissenschaftskommunikation 2003 (PSI Award for Science Communication 2003)
Ernest Weingartner, Pascale Weingartner, Severin Weber, Markus Furger, Urs Baltensperger

Website on Aerosol Research at PSI, PSI News (in German)
2003
18th Professor Dr. Vilho Vaisala Award (2003)
Ernest Weingartner, Martin Gysel, Urs Baltensperger

World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland

Memberships

Committee / Function Period
Nationaler Forschungsrat des SNF, Präsident des Fachausschusses Internationale Zusammenarbeit
(National Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation SNSF, President of the Specialised Committee International Co-operation)
1 Oct 2013 -
Nationaler Forschungsrat des SNF, Bereich Umweltwissenschaften
(National Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation SNSF, Division Environmental Sciences)
2010 -
SCNAT Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
President until 2010, member since 2011
2002 -
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
Co-editor
2003 -
Scientific Advisory Group for Aerosols of the Global Atmosphere Watch Programme of WMO
Chairman / Member since 2011
1997 -
Gesellschaft für Aerosolforschung
Secretary General
1998 - 2002
Umweltbeirat at the Research Centre Jülich
Chairman
2004 - 2011