Agenda of the 22nd Conference

22nd ETH-Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles

June 18th - 21st, 2018 at ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Focus Event: Emissions of in-use vehicles: Quality and control


Agenda of Presentations

Tuesday June 19th 2018

Welcome 09.00-09.20  
Burtscher Heinz / FHNW, Switzerland
Barro Christophe / ETH ZURICH, Switzerland
Opening Address 09.20-09.35  
Moser Tiana Angelina / Member of the Swiss Parliament
Politicians Care, Legislate and Enforce Measures for Public Health but Need Guidance from Experts
Key Lecture 09.35-10.10  

Kreyling Wolfgang / Scientific Advisor to Helmholtz-Center München, Germany
Is there Sufficient Evidence of Adverse Effects of Nanoparticles on Neuro-degenerative Diseases when Compared to their Cardiovascular and Respiratory Health Effects?

COFFEE BREAK 10.10-10.40
Session 1: Ambient Air
Chair: Hüglin Christoph
Helmers Eckard / Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld, Germany
Radiative Forcing from European Passenger Vehicles in the Years 1995-2015 Based on Real-World Use
Mahrt Fabian, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Soot Aerosols as a Source for Ice Nucleating Particles in the Cirrus Regime – the Role of Soot Particle properties.
Rönkkö Topi / Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Vehicles are a Major Source of Atmospheric Sub-3nm Particles
Vojtisek Michal / University Prague, Czech Republic
Roadside and Riverside Measurement of PM/PN Emissions from Individual Vehicles and Ships in Prague
LUNCH 12.00-13.00
Session 2: Fundamentals
Chair: Heeb Norbert
Kelesidis Giorgios / ETH Zürich, Switzerland
From Nascent to Mature Soot Light Absorption During Agglomeration and Surface Growth
Kholghy M. Reza / ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Reactive Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Dimerization Drives Soot Nucleation
Li Zepeng / King Abdullah University, Saudi Arabia
Effect of Dimethyl Ether Addition on Sooting Limits in Counterflow Diffusion Flames at Elevated Pressures
Pagels Joakim / Lund University, Sweden
Similarities between Soot Properties from Low Temperature Combustion to a Heavy Duty Diesel Engine and MiniCAST Flame Soot


Session 3: Aircraft and Airports
Chair: Rindlisbacher Theo
Arnold Frank / MPIK Heidelberg, Germany
Nucleation-Particle Formation in Jet-Aircraft and Diesel-Car exhaust: Formation-Mechanisms and Implications for Air Quality and Climate
Brem Benjamin / EMPA, Switzerland
Non-volatile Particulate Matter Mass and Number Emissions of an Aero Gas Turbine Fueled with Alternative Fuel Blends
Schripp Tobias / AEROSPACE, Germany
Ground Measurements on Aircraft Exhaust for a Series of Alternative Jet Fuels during the ECLIF and ND-MAX Campaign
Durdina Lukas / EMPA, Switzerland
Non-volatile PM Emissions of a Business Jet Aircraft: Ground Measurements and Cruise Estimates


COFFEE BREAK and POSTER SESSION: Posters of the Topics 1-5 (34) 15.40-17.30  
Session 4: Non-Road Sources
Chair: Stratmann Martin
Corbin Joel C. / National Research Council, Canada
Insoluble Brown Carbon Emitted by Marine Engines: Relevance to a Warming Arctic
Køcks Morten / Danish Technological Institute, Denmark
Retrofit of Three Danish Ferries with DPF and NOx-reducing Technology – a New Danish Venture
Lehtoranta Kati / VTT Finland
Particle Mass and Number Emissions from Marine Engines Preparing for the Upcoming Sulphur Cap Limits
APERITIF offered by the EXHIBITORS from 18.30


Wednesday June 20th, 2018

Session 5: Emission Control of Diesel and Gasoline Engines
Chair: Czerwinski Jan
Barro Christophe / ETH Zürich & Vir2sense, Switzerland
Impact of the Operation Strategy and Fuel Composition on the Emissions of a Heavy Duty Diesel Engine
Lawyer Matthew / Florida University, USA
Global Real Driving Emissions (RDE) Reduction Technology Modeling and Vehicle Demonstration Results
Notheis Denis / Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Germany
Investigation on PN Formation at GDI Engines at High Loads
Vlachos Nickolas / APTL/CPERI/CERTH Greece
THE SUREAL-23 PROJECT: Understanding and Measuring sub-23 nm Particle Emissions from Direct Injection Engines Including Real Driving Conditions
Hamzehlouyan Tayebeh / Sharif University Tehran, Iran
Sulfur Storage and Release over a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst: The Different Deactivation Impacts of SO2, SO3 and H2SO4
COFFEE BREAK and POSTER SESSION: Posters of the Topics 6-7 (17) 10.10-11.00  
Session 6: Health Session
Chair: Mayer Andreas
Heeb Norbert / EMPA, Switzerland
Nitration Chemistry in Non-catalyzed Diesel Particle Filters: A Consequence of the Co-release of Nitrogen Oxides, Soot and Soot Adsorbates
Hosseini Vahid / Sharif University, Iran
Performance Evaluation of FBC-DPF Using PEMS Instruments
Kittelson David / University Minnesota, USA
Particle Number Emissions from In-Use Transit Buses with Advanced SCR Systems
Yamamoto Kazuhiro / Nagoya-University, Japan
Pressure Response during Filtration and Oxidation in Diesel Particulate Filter
LUNCH 12.20-13.20
Session 7: Particle Filters
Chair: Schegk C.-D.
Czech Hendryk / University Rostock, Germany
Primary and Secondary Aerosol Emissions from Modern Small-scale Wood Combustion Appli-ances with Advanced Secondary Air Supply
Phairuang Worradorn / Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Development of Emission Factors of Nanoparticles (PM0.1) from Solid Biomass Combustion
Pieber Simone / PSI, Switzerland
Aromatic Hydrocarbon Conversion through Catalytic Converters Significantly Reduces Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation from Wood Burning Emissions
Session 8A: Health Session
Chair: Gehr Peter
Kreyling Wolfgang / Scientific Advisor to Helmholtz-Center München, Germany
Engineered Nanoparticles versus Ambient Ultrafine Particles: How Comparable are their Interac-tions with the Organism and what do we Know and where are the Gaps?
Künzli Nino / Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute Basel, Switzerland
Kutlar Joss Meltem / Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute Basel, Switzerland
Defending Public Health Priorities at Times of Scandals and Media Hypes around "Dirty Diesel"
Hoffmann Barbara / University Düsseldorf, Germany
Systematic Review on Ultrafine Particle Health Effects.
COFFEE BREAK and POSTER SESSION: Posters of the Topics 8-10 (17) 15.50-17.00  
Session 9A: Particle Metrology and Chemical Characterization
Chair: Burtscher Heinz
Andersson Jon / RICARDO, UK
First Results of Vehicle Technology Effects on sub-23nm Exhaust Particle Number Emissions using the DownToTen Sampling and Measurement System
Focsa Cristian, University of Lille, France
Measuring Ultrafine Particles Emitted by Gasoline Direct Injection Engines: the PEMS4Nano Project
Okamura Kazumasa / Toyota, Japan
Investigation of the Simplified Measurement Technique of the Secondary Aerosols Formed from Gaseous Emissions of Vehicle Exhaust
Rüggeberg Tobias / FHNW Switzerland
An Electrical Detector for Particle Counting below 23 nm
DINNER PARTY invited by Sponsors
Dinner Speaker: Scheck C.-D.


Thursday, June 21st 2018

Session 8B: Health Session
Chair: Rothen-Rutishauser Barbara
Vineis Paolo / Imperial College, UK
The New World of Omics in Environmental Epidemiology
Panessa-Warren Barbara / Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, USA
Wood Combustion Emission Nanoparticle Morphological/ Elemental Characterization, and TEM Visualization of In-vitro Attachment, Entry and Fate of Nanoparticles within Human Bronchiolar Epithelial Monolayers
Muñoz Maria / EMPA, Switzerland
Co-formation and Co-release of Genotoxic PAHs and Nanoparticles from GDI Vehicles Support the Trojan horse effect
Brugge Doug / Tufts University USA
Improving In-home Stand-alone Air Filtration for Ultrafine Particle Exposure and Health
Poster Award Ceremony
10.00-10.10 >>
Troyan Horse Award Ceremony
10.10-10.20 >>
COFFEE BREAK 10.20-10.50
Session 9B: Particle Metrology and Chemical Characterization
Chair: Bischof Oliver
Booker David / Sensors Inc., USA
Operational and Performance Demands for a Low-Cost Periodic Technical Inspection Particle Number Analyzer
Spielvogel Jürgen / TSI, Germany
A New Portable Test Instrument for the Reliable Measurement of Particle Number Emissions from Combustion Engines During Periodic Technical Inspection
Fierz Martin / FHNW Windisch, Switzerland
In-use Particle Filter Inspection with Simple Electrical Particle Detectors
Suarez Ricardo / EU-JRC, Italy
Verification of NPTI-Instruments for Diesel and Petrol Vehicles – first Results
LUNCH 12.10-13.00
Emission of In-Use Vehicles: Quality and Control
Introduction and Chair
Christophe / ETH Zürich & Vir2sense, Switzerland
Section I 13.20-14.35  
Gloor Beat, AWEL, Switzerland
Diesel Particle Filter: Failure Statistics of a Swiss In-Use Fleet
Friedrich Axel, DUH, Germany
Diesel DeNox-System: Failures and Manipulations
Müller Gerhard, CITA
Loaded Tests for Petrol and Diesel Engines
COFFEE BREAK 14.35-15.00
Section II 15.00-16.15  
Kadijk Gerrith, TNO, Netherlands
New Periodic Technical Inspection: Concept for DPF Proven and Ready to Introduce
Czerwinski Jan, AFHB, Switzerland
New Periodic Technical Inspection: Approaches for DeNOx-Systems
Peeters Weem Hens, RDW, Zwolle, Netherlands
Legislation Must be Adapted on EU-Level and on Member-State Level
End of the 22nd ETH-NPC 16.25



Poster Session 1: Ambient Air
Booker D.R., Lancaster University, UK
Vehicle Interior Air Quality
Booker D.R., Lancaster University, UK
Indoor-Outdoor Air Pollution & Environmental Justice
Esmaeilirad Sepideh, Sharif University, Teheran, Iran
Modeling the Formation of Traditional and Non-Traditional Secondary Organic Aerosols from In-Use, On-Road Gasoline and Diesel Vehicles Exhaust
Friebel Franz, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Temperature vs Ozone Concentration: New Insights to the CCN-activity and LDSA of Soot Particles after Long Term Exposure to Ambient Ozone Concentrations.
Goel Vikas, CSIR, India
Effect of Vehicular Emission Control Measures on PM Characteristics over Delhi
Lawrence Alfred, Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow, India
Indoor Air Quality Exploration - In Relation to Ambient Pollution and House Characteristics in Urban Lucknow houses
Lonati Giovanni, DIIAR, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Ultrafine Particles and Black Carbon Measurements at an Urban Background Site in Milan (Italy)
Moschos Vaios, PSI, Switzerland
Biomass Burning Dominates Brown Carbon Absorption in Switzerland
Mousavi Amirhosein & Sioutas Constantinos, USC, USA
Relative importance of emissions from ships, locomotives, and freeways in the communities near Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and their impact on the air quality of Los Angeles Basin
Phairuang Worradorn, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Ambient Nano-Aerosol in East Asian Cities based on East Asia Nanoparticle Monitoring Network (EA-Nanonet)
Taneja Kanika, Jamia Millia Islamia, India
Impact of Dust Storm on Ambient Air Quality over North India
Hansel Armin, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Spatial distribution of LDSA in Innsbruck confirm combustion related nanoparticles as source

Poster Session 2: Fundamentals
Al Thuwaynee Ayad, Brighton University, UK
Synthesis of Iron Oxide Nanoparticle in a Premixed Propane-air Premixed Flame.
Bazzaz Amir Soroudi, Turbotec Tehran, Iran
Pareto-Efficient Modeling of Nanoparticle Generating Turbulent Jet and Spray Flames
Kelesidis Georgios A., ETH Zprich, Switzerland
Soot morphology, Light Scattering and Direct Radiative Forcing
Liu Peng, KAUST University, Saudi Arabia
The Formation Pathway of Soot Precursors (PAHs) and its Transformation to Soot in Flame
Miklovà Barbora, Czech Technical University
Dangerous Fly Ash as a Solution for Global Warming
Ngo Linh Dan, Univ. Lille, France
Investigation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and soot formation in swirled flames of n-butanol and conventional diesel fuel
Violi Angela, University of Michigan, USA
Formation of oxygenated polycyclic aromatic compounds in flame

Poster Session 3: Aircraft and Airport
Brem Benjamin, EMPA, Switzerland
The Optics-chemistry Link of Dark Matter; Investigating Mass Absorption Cross Sections of Soot Particles from two Combustion Sources
Elser Miriam, EMPA, Switzerland
Carbonaceous Aerosols from Aircraft Engine Exhaust: Chemical Characterization, Optical Properties and Related Climate Effects
Muñoz Maria, EMPA Siwtzerland
Thrust-dependent Emissions of PAHs of an In-service Turbofan Jet Engine
Sharma Pooja, Indian Institute of Science, India
Analysis of Jet A-1 Deposits Containing Carbon Spheres and Nanostructures: Effect of Trace Metals and Heteroatomic Components
Teoh Roger, Imperial College London, UK
A Methodology to Relate Black Carbon Particle Number and Mass Emissions from various Combustion Sources

Poster Session 4: Non-Road Sources
Bird Matthew, Minnesota University, USA
Emissions Testing of Microturbine Cogenerator Run on Diesel and Jet A Blended with Aromatic Compounds
Jensen Thomas N., Danish Technological Institute, Aarhus, Denmark
Development and Characterization of Candles with Reduced Particle Emissions

Poster Session 5: Emission Control of Diesel and Gasoline Engines
Barrios Carmen C., CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain
Gaseous Pollutants and Particle Emissions of a 2.5 DCI Engine Fueled with Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil and Diacetyl Glycol
Czerwinski Jan, AFHB, Switzerland
Nanoparticles Emissions of Gasoline Cars with Port Injection (MPI) and Potentials of Particle Filters (GPF)
Lee Dong-In, Korea National University of Transportation
Characteristics of PN-Emission during Cold- and Hot-starts in Real World Driving Tests
Focsa Cristian, University of Lille, France
Impact of Operating Regime and Fuel Type on the Chemical Composition of Soot Particles Emitted by In-use Gasoline and Diesel Engines
Franc Petr, University Liberec, Czech Republic
Particle Number Emissions from Technological Lubricants Used in the Manufacturing of the Automotive Exhaust System
Ghaziaskar Hassan S. University Isfahan, Iran
In Field Application of HHI96 as a Fuel Additive for Reduction of Air Pollution in Iranian Cities
Hagino Hiroyuki, JARI, Japan
Real-time Measurement of Lubricant Oil additive Elements in Automotive Exhaust Particles by Inductivity Coupled Plasma Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometry
Lee Seokhwan, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials
Particulate Emissions from Diesel Engine Operated with Coffee Ground Pyrolysis Oil
Lehtoranta Kati, VTT, Finland
Particle emissions from gas engine utilizing natural gas and propane as fuel
Young Li Hao, China Medical University, Taiwan
Emissions of Volatile and Nonvolatile Nanoparticles from HDDE Running on Different Gas-Diesel Mixture Fuels

Poster Session 6: Particle Filters
Baek Sungha, School of Mechanical Engineering, Korea
Nano-particle Emissions Characteristics with Metal Foam Gasoline Particle Filter (GPF) for Turbo-charged Gasoline Direct Ignition Vehicle on FTP-75
Chung Wonyong, School of Mechanical Engineering, Korea
Comparison of PN Filtering Efficiency with GPF from a GDI Vehicle over Laboratory and Real World Driving Condition
Fabrykowski Lukas
Recovery of Hidden Information from Retrofit Data-Logging
Yu Young Soo, Korea University
Characteristics of Particle Emissions from Diesel and Gasoline Vehicles on Real Driving Emission for Ambient Temperature
Hosseini Vahid, Sharif University
Evaluation of CRT-DPF Filters with Low and Medium Sulfur Diesel Fuels in Iranian Market
Ko Ahyun, University Korea
Development of DPF, SCR System with Low Balance Point Temperature for Retrofit Market of Diesel Engine
Le Cornec Clémence, Imperial College London, UK
Prediction of Soot Loading onto DPFs Using Artificial Neural Networks
Mayer Andreas, VERT, Switzerland
100 Million of Highly Efficient Particle Filters, now Operational in Diesel Vehicles - a Unique Success for Preventive Medicine
Schwanzer Peter, OTH Regensburg, Germany
Problems with Synthetic Soot Loadings for the Development of Gasoline Particulate Filter (GPF) Load Sensors
Sjöblom Jonas, Chalmers University, Gothenburg
Systematic Evaluation of PM loading and Oxidation in Diesel Particulate Filters
Sterlepper Stefan, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Design of a Novel Gasoline Particulate Filter Aging Method
Thier Dominic, NGK Europe, Germany
Optimizing Gasoline Particulate Filter Technologies in order to Improve Filtration Performance under Current RDE Conditions
Heutz Niels, NGK Europe, Germany
Investigation of Particle Emissions with a Light Duty Diesel Vehicle – Challenges by 3rd RDE Regulatory Package
Yamamoto Kazuhiro, Nagoya University, Japan
Fuel Supply System by Porous Ceramic Tube to Diesel Oxidation Catalyst
Czech Hendryk, University of Rostock, Germany
Primary and Secondary Aerosol Emissions from Residential Combustion of Lignite Briquettes

Poster Session 7: Biomass Combustion and Biofuels
Czech Hendryk, University of Rostock
Primary and Secondary Aerosol Emissions from Residential Combustion of Lignite Briquettes
Hoa Le Phuoc, TROPOS, Germany
Aging of the Biomass Burning Emissions in LEAK Chamber
Phairuang Worradorn, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Development of Emission Factors of Nanoparticles (PM0.1) from Solid Biomass Combustion
Press-Kristensen Kaare, Danish Ecological Council, Denmark
Flue Gas Cleaning for Small Stoves and Boilers
Poláčik Ján, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Experimental observation of fine particle production decrease at ignition temperature level of wood samples

Poster Session 8: Health Impact
Fuchsig Heinz, Austrian Med. Association, Austria
The Diesel Scandals - an Attempt to Highlight the Priorities
Mayer Andreas, VERT, Switzerland
PN as Toxic Air Contaminant is by far Underestimated while NO2 is Overestimated
Sermon Paul A., Brunel University
Efficiency of scavenging of atmospheric carbonaceous nanoparticles by human lungs: Real-time non-invasive analysis of retention of airborne UFPs by an individual
Brugge Doug, Tufts University, USA
An evidence map based on a systematic review of ultrafine epidemiology

Poster Session 9: Particle Metrology and Chemical Characterization
Corbin Joel C., National Research Council Canada
Laser-induced Incandescence of Aircraft Engine Black Carbon: Sensitivity to Laser Fluence
Ess Michaela, METAS, Switzerland
Characterization of a New MiniCAST Generator (Model 5201 Type BC) Including Diffusion and Premixed Flame Options
Fuglsang Karsten, FORCE, Denmark
Measurement of PM Emissions from Ship Engines: Effect of Particle Deposition in Sampling Equipment Designed According to the ISO8178 Method
Gerkens Stefan, TESTO, Germany
Convenient Method for the Systematic Evaluation of Instrument Calibration Regarding its Particle Size Dependency
Irwin Martin, PSI, Switzerland
Tandem Configurations of Different Aerosol Classifiers with the AAC
Keller Alejandro, FHNW, Switzerland
Development of a Semi-continuous Measurement System for the Carbonaceous Fraction in Ambient Aerosol
Martikainen Sampsau, Tampere University, Finland
Dependence of Dilution Performance of a Prototype Setup for Sampling Non-volatile Engine Exhaust Particles down to ten Nanometer in Diameter on Pressure Variations in Sample Line
Miettinen Elina, Airmodus, Finland
Using a Battery of Airmodus A20 Butanol Condensation Particle Counters for Fast Aerosol Particle Number Size Distribution Measurement
Klauser Franziska, Bioenergy2020+, Austria
Effect of an Oxidizing Catalyst on PAH Emissions at Log Wood Combustion
Sakurai Hiromu, AIST, Japan
Uncertainties in the Determination of the Penetration Efficiency of the Volatile Particle Remover Used in Number Emission Measurement of Non-volatile Nanoparticles from Aircraft Turbine Engines
Vasilatou Konstantina, METAS, Switzerland
Metrology for Light Absorption by Atmospheric Aerosols: the EMPIR Black Carbon Project
Weingartner Ernest, FHNW, Switzerland
Measurement Artefacts from Evaporation and Recondensation of Volatiles in In-situ Aerosol Light Absorption Techniques
Rigler Martin, Aerosol
Optical and thermal measurements and source apportionment of TC, BC, OC, EC and CM with high time-resolution and comparison to aerosol mass spectrometry
Huewe Florian, Horiba Europe GmbH
Automated Validation and Calibration of Solid Particle Counters: Tackling the Accuracy Challenge

Poster Session 10: Legislation and Enforcement
Kazemimanesh Mohsen, University of Alberta
The Effect of Sodium Chloride on the Nanoparticles Observed in a Laminar Methane Diffusion Flame
Mayer Andreas, VERT, Switzerland
Uniform Metrics for Toxic Air Contaminants are Required to Link Vehicle Emissions, Air Quality Criteria and the Working Place
Skacel Jan Czech, University Prague, Czech Republic
Black Sheep - Detecting Vehicles on the Road that are too Black to be there Using Roadside Particle Measurement