Research Fellow
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK

Last Updated: October 1, 2017.

Complete CV can be downloaded here [PDF].


Address: Room 136, Geography, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT, UK.

Phone: +44 (0)121 414 6756

Email: e.a.marais [at] bham [dot] ac [dot] uk

URL: maraisresearchgroup.co.uk



Research Fellow, Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, U. Birmingham (current).

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University (2014-2016).


Ph.D., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard Univerisity (2014).
M.Sc., Chemistry, Rhodes University, South Africa (2008).
B.Sc. Hons, Chemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (2004).
B.Sc, Chemistry, Chemical Technology, and Drama Studies, University of Natal, South Africa (2003).


International GEOS-Chem Steering Committee Co-Chair (current).

U. Birmingham Air Pollution seminar series Chair (2016-2017).

Harvard Atmospheric Science seminar series Chair (2014-2015).
Regular reviewer of journal articles and research grants (current).


South African National Research Foundation postdoctoral, Ph.D, M.Sc, and B.Sc Hons fellowships.
Schlumberger Faculty for the Future postdoctoral fellowship.
Harvard Center for the Environment Ph.D Fellowship.
Fulbright Science and Technology Ph.D Fellowship.
Rhodes University Henderson M.Sc Scholarship.


NASA ATom Science Team Meeting, Boulder, CO (2017).

Faraday Discussion, York, UK (2017).

Health Effects Institute, Denver, CO (2016).
SEAC4RS Science Team Meeting, Pasadena, CA (2015).

International GEOS-Chem Meetings, Cambridge, MA (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017).
European Geophysical Union General Meeting, Vienna, Austria (2012, 2013, 2017).
NASA Aura Science Team Meetings (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014).
Gordon Research Conference on Biogenic Hydrocarbons and the Atmosphere (2010, 2012).
AMS 1st Conference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences, Boston, MA (2012).
American Geophysical Union Annual General Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2008).


American Geophysical Union
European Geophysical Union
Royal Society of Chemistry

Earth Science Women's Network
South African Association of Women Graduates
Fulbright Alumni Association