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Bruno Franco


  • MA in Physical Geography, University of Namur and University of Liège, (2003-2007)
  • PhD in Science, Laboratory of Climatology and Topoclimatology, University of Liège, FNRS Research Fellow (2007-2012)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Astrophysics, Geophysics and Oceanography, University of Liège (2013-2015)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Institut für Energie- und Klimaforschung – Troposphäre (IEK-8), Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany (2016-2017)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Université libre de Bruxelles (2017-present)

Current research interests

  • Infrared remote sensing of atmospheric volatile organic compounds (VOC)
  • Modelling of gas-phase and heterogeneous chemistry of atmospheric trace gases with global chemistry-climate models
  • Validation of global model simulations with ground-based and space borne remote sensing measurements
  • Emission, transport and global budget of anthropogenic pollutants and VOC


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Spectroscopy, Quantum Chemistry and Atmospheric Remote Sensing (SQUARES) (https://squares.ulb.be//),
Université Libre de Bruxelles, CP160/09
50 Av. F.D. Roosevelt, B-1050 Belgium

Université Libre de Bruxelles – Faculté des Sciences