Erik Swietlicki

Professor, PhD Engineering Physics, Assistant Dean for Research, Engineering Faculty, Professor, Docent, Post Doc, PhD

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Other Physics Topics
  • Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Climate Research
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geochemistry


  • aerosol, cloud, climate research, air pollution, observations, ACTRIS, modelling, human health


My research is motivated by the effects of atmospheric aerosols on climate, environment and human health. I have more than 30 years of experience in atmospheric aerosol science (measurement technology, emissions, particle formation, transformation and dynamics, particle hygroscopic growth and aerosol-cloud interactions, long-range transport, source-receptor relationships, particle deposition in the human respiratory tract). My research includes a combination of laboratory experiments, instrument development, field intensive campaign as well as long-term aerosol measurements at various sites, process modeling of aerosol dynamics and chemical composition, and implementation of aerosol processes in climate and air quality models.

Recent research outputs

Emilie Öström, Putian, Z., Schurgers, G., Mikhail Mishurov, Kivekäs, N., Lihavainen, H., Ehn, M., Rissanen, M. P., Kurtén, T., Boy, M., Erik Swietlicki & Pontus Roldin 2017 Jul 24 In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 17, 14, p. 8887-8901 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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