Merete Bilde

Department of Chemistry

University of Copenhagen

Universitetparken 5

2100 Copehagen Ø


Phone  +45 3532 0329

Fax:     +45 3535 0609

Email: [email protected]


Since April 2000 employed as Ole Rømer associate research professor in atmospheric chemistry at the University of Copenhagen.  Researcher at Carnegie Mellon University 1999/2000 (aerosol chemistry and physics), Post Doc at University of Pittsburgh (laser spectroscopy) 1998. Ph.D. in atmospheric chemistry, Risø National Laboratory,1997.  Visitor at Ford Research Laboratory, Michigan, fall 1995 and spring 1997 and National Center of Atmospheric Research, Colorado, spring 1997.  M.Sc. in quantum chemistry, University of Copenhagen 1994.


Main Research Interest:

Atmospheric aerosols


5 most recent publications:                


M. Bilde, S. N. Pandis, “Evaporation Rates and Vapor Pressures of Individual Aerosol Species Formed in the Atmospheric Oxidation of a- and b-pinene” Env. Sci. Technol. 2001, 35, 3344-3349.

T. J. Wallington, M. D. Hurley, T. Maurer, I. Barnes, K. H. Becker, G. S. Tyndall, J. J. Orlando, A. S. Pimentel, M. Bilde  Atmospheric Oxidation Mechanism of Methyl Formate “ J. Phys. Chem. A, 2001, 105, 5146-5154.

L. Frøsig, O. J. Nielsen, M. Bilde, T. J. Wallington, J. J. Orlando, G. S. Tyndall "Kinetics and Mechanism of the Reaction of Cl Atoms with Nitrobenzene" J. Phys. Chem. A, 2000, 104, 11328-11331.

M. Bilde, J. J. Orlando, T. S. Tyndall, T. J. Wallington, M. D. Hurley, E. W. Kaiser “FT-IR Product Studies of the Cl-Initiated Oxidation of  CH3Cl in the Presence of NO” J. Phys. Chem. A  1999, 103, 3963-3968.

 M. Bilde, T. J. Wallington, C. Ferronato, J. J. Orlando, G. S. Tyndall, E. Estupiñan, S, Haberkorn “Atmospheric Chemistry of CH2BrCl, CHBrCl2, CHBr2Cl, CF3CHBrCl, and CBr2Cl2J. Phys. Chem.A. 1998, 102, 1976-1986.