Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesThe Grantham Institute for Climate Change

Imperial College Research Fellow







Sherfield BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Peer is an Imperial College Research Fellow. He uses state-of-the-art numerical models and machine learning to tackle key challenges in climate science and atmospheric chemistry.


  • Machine learning
  • Numerical models
  • Climate sensitivity
  • Air pollution
  • Chemistry-climate interactions
  • Atmospheric physics
  • Earth observations
  • Big data


  • Independent Research Fellow, Grantham Institute for Climate Change and Department of Physics, Imperial College London. August 2017 - Present
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge. 2016 - 2017
  • ASI Data Science Fellowship, CMC Markets, London. Development of machine learning models to measure the dependence of business performance on market volatility and to identify new business opportunities. 01/2017 - 03/2017
  • PhD, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge. Numerical simulations of ozone changes in the atmosphere: impacts on projections of climate sensitivity, the El Niño Southern Oscillation and solar geoengineering. 2012 - 2016
  • BSc exchange programme, University of Cambridge.
    Bachelor thesis and 3rd-4th year lecture courses. 2010 - 2011
  • BSc in Interdisciplinary Sciences (Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry), ETH Zurich, Switzerland. 2008 - 2012

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Nowack PJ, Abraham NL, Braesicke P, et al., 2016, Stratospheric ozone changes under solar geoengineering: implications for UV exposure and air quality, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Vol:16, ISSN:1680-7316, Pages:4191-4203

Nowack PJ, Braesicke P, Abraham NL, et al., 2017, On the role of ozone feedback in the ENSO amplitude response under global warming, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol:44, ISSN:0094-8276, Pages:3858-3866

Nowack PJ, Abraham NL, Maycock AC, et al., 2015, A large ozone-circulation feedback and its implications for global warming assessments, Nature Climate Change, Vol:5, ISSN:1758-678X, Pages:41-45

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