Nønne Prisle

Docent, Ph.D.
Professor, Director
Atmospheric sciences, aerosol nano-particles, surface science, thermodynamics, air pollution, clouds & climate

Center for Atmospheric Research
Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Prof. Nonne Prisle

Professor in Atmospheric Sciences and Director of the Center for Atmospheric Research. In ATMOS, we use a range of experimental and computational methods to study the physics and chemistry of aerosol nano-particles and surfaces, and their effects on air pollution and Earth's climate.


  • ERC Starting Grant 2016
  • Academy of Finland Research fellow 2017
  • Nordic Society for Aerosol Research (NOSA) Aerosologist award 2020
  • Appointed to the international database of excellent female researchers AcademiaNet 2021

Other roles:

  • Elected board member and vice-chair of the board of the Finnish Synchrotron Radiation User Organization (FSRUO) 2018-2021 and 2021-2024.
  • Elected board member of the Finnish Association for Aerosol Research (FAAR)
  • Associate editor of Environmental Science: Atmospheres published by the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) 2020-


  • Docent in Atmospheric Physics (University of Helsinki, 2015)
  • PhD in Chemistry (University of Copenhagen, 2009)
  • M.Sc. in Physics and Chemistry (University of Copenhagen, 2006)
  • B.Sc. in Theoretical Physics (University of Southern Denmark, 2004)

Research interests

  • Atmospheric sciences, experimental, theoretical and computational physics, chemistry & thermodynamics. Research focus on aerosol nano-particles, interfacial water, cloud microphysics, air pollution & climate.

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Phone number

+358 50 439 7018

Visiting address

University of Oulu, Linnanmaa Campus
Center for Atmospheric Research
Pentti Kaiteran katu 1
FI-90570 Oulu

Postal address

University of Oulu, Linnanmaa Campus
Center for Atmospheric Research
Office TS-347
PO Box 4500
FI-90014 University of Oulu