zhao yu    Professor
 
     
 
     
     
 

Zhao, Yu Professor

CONTACT
Email: yuzhao@nju.edu.cn
Tel: +86-25-89680650
B408, School of the Environment, Nanjing University (Xianlin Campus),
163 Xianlin Avenue, Nanjing, China 210023
Website: http://www.airqualitynju.com/En/Default

EDUCATION
07/2008 Master and Ph.D in environmental science and engineering
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

07/2003 Bachelor in environmental engineering
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
01/2012-present? Professor in School of the Environment, Nanjing University, China
09/2008-12/2011? Postdoctoral researcher in Harvard China Project, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, USA
06/2006-09/2006? Research assistant in International Institute of Applied System and Analysis, Austria
09/2004-03/2005 ?Visiting scholar in Oslo University, Norway

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Quantification and evaluation of air pollutant emissions with multiple measures;
Analysis of regional and city air quality and pollution sources;
Assessment of typical environmental effects (e.g., PM2.5 pollution and soil acidification) from air pollutant emissions and controls

SELECTED PUBLICATION
1. Zhou Y, Zhao Y*, Mao P, Zhang Q, Zhang J, Qiu L, Yang Y. Development of a high-resolution emission inventory and its evaluation and application through air quality modeling for Jiangsu Province, China, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 2017.
2. Xia Y, Zhao Y*, Nielsen CP. Benefits of China’s efforts in gaseous pollutant control indicated by the bottom-up emissions and satellite observations 2000–2014. Atmospheric Environment, 136, 43-53, 2016.
3. Zhao Y*, Qiu L, Xu R, Xie F, Zhang Q, Yu Y, Nielsen CP, Qin H, Wang H, Wu X, Li W, Zhang J. Advantages of city-scale emission inventory for urban air quality research and policy: the case of Nanjing, a typical industrial city in the Yangtze River Delta, China, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 12623-12644, 2015
4. Zhao Y*, Zhong H, Zhang J, Nielsen CP. Evaluating the effects of China’s pollution control on inter-annual trends and uncertainties of atmospheric mercury emissions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 4317-4337, 2015.
5. Zhao Y*, Zhang J, Nielsen CP. The effects of recent control policies on trends in emissions of anthropogenic atmospheric pollutants and CO2 in China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 487-508, 2013 (Reported by Wall Street Journal).
6. Zhao Y*, Nielsen CP, McElroy MB. China’s CO2 emissions estimated from the bottom up: Recent trends, spatial distributions, and quantification of uncertainties. Atmospheric Environment, 59, 214-223, 2012 (Reported by Harvard University and US National Science Foundation).
7. Zhao Y*, Nielsen CP, Lei Y., McElroy MB, Hao JM. Quantifying the uncertainties of a bottom-up emission inventory of anthropogenic atmospheric pollutants in China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 2295-2308, 2011 (ESI highly-cited paper).
8. Zhao Y*, Wang SX, Nielsen CP, Li XH, Hao JM. Establishment of a database of emission factors for atmospheric pollutants from Chinese coal-fired power plants. Atmospheric Environment, 44, 1515-1523, 2010 (Most cited articles in Atmospheric Environment since 2010).
9. Zhao Y, Duan L, Xing J, Larssen T, Nielsen CP, Hao JM. Soil acidification in China: Is controlling SO2 emissions enough. Environmental Science & Technology, 43, 8021-8026, 2009 (Reported by Environmental Science & Technology and European Commission).
10. Zhao Y, Wang SX, Duan L, Lei Y, Cao PF, Hao JM. Primary air pollutant emissions of coal-fired power plants in China: Current status and future prediction. Atmospheric Environment, 42, 8442-8452, 2008.