Scientific Topics and Categories
for Abstract Submission

(EAA working groups and subcategories)

The programme of the conference will be arranged thematically according to the working groups of the EAA.

In addition, special sessions on particular areas of topical interest will be held, in response to requests from attendees.

Aerosol-based Nanotechnology

  • Application of engineered nanoparticles
  • Charged nanoparticles and deposition
  • Fundamentals and measurement of nanoparticles
  • Gas phase synthesis of nanoparticles
  • Health effects and environmental impact of engineered nanoparticles
  • Process monitoring in nanoparticle technology
  • Structuring of engineered nanoparticles
  • Worker protection in nanoparticle industries.
  • Other

Aerosol Chemistry

  • Chemical mechanisms and transformation processes in aerosol
  • Chemistry of bioaerosols
  • Identification of tracers
  • Instrumentation for chemical characterisation of aerosol
  • Molecular characterisation of aerosol constituents
  • Multiphase chemical processes and interactions involving aerosol
  • Secondary Organic Aerosol (SOA)
  • Smog chamber experiments
  • Other

Aerosol Modelling

  • Atmospheric applications
  • Emission inventories for modelling applications
  • Industrial applications
  • Modelling new particle formation
  • Transport and transformation for modelling applications
  • Other

Atmospheric Aerosols - Aerosol Processes and Properties

  • Aerosol Cloud interaction
  • Climate effects of aerosols
  • New particle formation
  • Optical properties
  • Physical and chemical properties
  • Remote sensing of aerosol properties
  • Transport and transformation
  • Turbulent aerosol transport/exchange
  • Other

Atmospheric Aerosols - Specific Aerosol Types

  • Bioaerosols
  • Biomass burning
  • Carbonaceous aerosol
  • Marine aerosols
  • Mineral dust
  • Urban aerosols
  • Other

Electrical Effects

  • Bio-electrostatic engineering
  • Charged aerosol generation and applications
  • Electrohydrodynamics effects and applications
  • Electrostatic discharges, non-thermal plasma and related phenomena
  • Electrostatic hazards and safety
  • Fundamentals of electrostatics
  • Measuring techniques
  • Other


  • Aerosol dynamics
  • Aerosols in astrophysics
  • Aerosol interaction with surfaces
  • Aerosol filtration
  • Coagulation
  • General physical properties of aerosols
  • Heat and mass transfer theory and experiments
  • Mixing and fluctuations in aerosol transport
  • Nucleation theory and experiments
  • Optical properties
  • Other

Combustion Aerosols

  • Automotive combustion aerosols
  • High temperature aerosols
  • Industrial aerosols
  • Other

Indoor and Working Place Aerosols

  • Aerosol deposition
  • Health effects of indoor aerosols
  • Indoor aerosol transport
  • Indoor/outdoor relationship
  • Indoor sources
  • Penetration
  • Other


  • Aerosol standards
  • Application of new instrumentation for study of new processes and phenomena
  • Comparison of different measurement methods
  • Implementation of existing measurement methods and instruments for novel studies
  • Other

Particle-Lung Interactions

  • Aerosol-based medical diagnostics and drug delivery
  • Bioaerosols and allergens
  • Biological response of organisms, cells and proteins to particle exposure
  • Dosimetry and detection of particles in organisms, tissues and cells
  • Lung morphology and (patho-)physiology
  • Particle-induced health effects (toxicology, epidemiology)
  • Particle lung deposition, clearance and translocation to other organs
  • Other


  • Health effects
  • Interpretation of data
  • Legislation and policy
  • Physico-chemical analysis
  • Sampling
  • Source apportionment
  • Other

Best Poster Prizes

  • The EAA will make awards to the best posters at the conference.