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Dr Paul D Smith

  • SFI Postdoc Research Fellowship
  • University College Cork Environmental Research Institute
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Professional experience

SFI Postdoc Research Fellowship

Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork

January 2010 - Present

Administrative Officer

The British Library, Document Supply Centre

October 1991 - August 2001(10 years)


PhD 'A Fast Chemiluminometric Sensor for Monitoring Ozone'

The University of Leeds

September 2005 - November 2009(4 years)

BSc [Hons] Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

The University of Leeds

October 2002 - July 2005(3 years)


I've recently completed my PhD at the University of Leeds, School of Earth and Environment, where I developed a fast-response ozone sensor based on chemiluminescent reactions, supervised by Dr Jim McQuaid. I've now started a post-doc here at ERI in Cork, with Dr Dean Venables group, where we aim to develop a fast-response, highly sensitive gaseous elemental mercury sensor - utilizing recent developments in diode laser technology and optical cavities. I'm interested in atmospheric measurement techniques for detecting ozone, and other gases, and trends in air quality both regionally, and globally.

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