(1.) Brief introduction

Zhenxing Shen Prof./Dr 
  Dr Zhenxing Shen is now working in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. He got his PhD degree in 2004 from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research interesting include: Atmospheric Environment, Aerosol and air quality, wet deposition and acid rain, indoor air pollution, and clean biomass utilization. He had good international cooperation with the scientists in Environment Canada, New Mexico state University, CNRS of France, Keio University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and other Universities in the world.
  Dr Zhenxing Shen is now the secretary-generalof China Section of International Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA; 2009-present), and also the secretary-general of Chinese Association of Aerosol Science and Technology (2010-present).
  For his outstanding contribution in aerosol science, he got the award of the 8th Young Scientist of Chinese Society of Particuology in 2014, and the 5th Young Scientist of China Association of Aerosol Science & Technology in 2013.
      Dr Zhenxing Shen has published over 80 peer review SCI papers, and total citations are over 2000 times. The h-index is 23 from the web of science.  
Address: Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, XianNing West Road 28#, Xi’an, 710049, China
Research fields:  Atmospheric Environment; brown carbon and black; Wet Deposition; clean biomass utilization
Peer review papers:

 Dr. Zhenxing Shen has published more than 100 SCI papers, and the citations were above 3000 times. H-index=30


1.       Jian Sun, Zhenxing Shen*, Leiming Zhang Yali Lei, Xuesong Gong, Qian Zhang, Tian Zhang, Hongmei Xu, Song Cui, Qiyuan Wang, Junji Cao, Jun Tao, Ningning Zhang, Renjian Zhang. Chemical source profiles of urban fugitive dust PM2.5 samples from 21 cities across China. Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 649, 1045–1053. (*Corresponding author)

2.       Yaling Zeng, Zhenxing Shen*, Tian Zhang, Di Lu, Guohui Li, Yali Lei, Tian Feng, Xin Wang, Yu Huang, Qian Zhang, Hongmei Xu, Qiyuan Wang, Junji Cao. Optical property variations from a precursor (isoprene) to its atmospheric oxidation products. Atmospheric Environment, 2018, 193, 198–204. (*Corresponding author)

3.       Xin Wang, Zhenxing Shen*, Fobang Liu, Di Lu, Jun Tao, Yali Lei, Qian Zhang, Yaling Zeng, Hongmei Xu, Yunfei Wu, Renjian Zhang, Junji Cao. Saccharides in summer and winter PM2.5 over Xi'an, Northwestern China: Sources, and yearly variations of biomass burning contribution to PM2.5. Atmospheric Research, 2018, 214, 410-417. (*Corresponding author)

4.       Yaling Zeng, Zhenxing Shen*, Yali Lei, Tian Zhang, Qian Zhang, Hongmei Xu, Qiyuan Wang, Junji Cao, Yang Liu. PAHs in fine particles over Xi'an, a typical northwestern city in China: sources, distribution, and controlling factors. Environmental Science Processes & Impacts, 2018, 20, 1262–1272. (*Corresponding author)

5.       Qian Zhang, Zhenxing Shen*, Zhi Ning, Qiyuan Wang, Junji Cao, Yali Lei, Jian Sun, Yaling Zeng, Dane Westerdahl, Xin Wang, Linqing Wang, Hongmei Xu. Characteristics and source apportionment of winter black carbon aerosols in two Chinese megacities of Xi’an and Hong Kong. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2018, 25:33783–33793. (*Corresponding author)

6.       Jian Sun, Zhenxing Shen*, Yaling Zeng, Xinyi Niu, Jinhui Wang, Junji Cao, Xuesong Gong, Hongmei Xu, Taobo Wang, Hongxia Liu, Liu Yang. Characterization and cytotoxicity of PAHs in PM2.5 emitted from residential solid fuel burning in the Guanzhong Plain, China. Environmental Pollution, 2018,  241, 359-568. (*Corresponding author)

7.       Yali Lei, Zhenxing Shen*, Qiyuan Wang, Tian Zhang, Junji Cao, Jian Sun, Qian Zhang, Linqing Wang, Hongmei Xu, Jie Tian, Jiamin Wu. Optical characteristics and source apportionment of brown carbon in winter PM2.5 over Yulin in Northern China. Atmospheric Research, 2018, 213, 27-33. (*Corresponding author)

8.       Qian Zhang, Zhenxing Shen*, Yali Lei, Yueshe Wang, Yaling Zeng, Qiyuan Wang, Zhi Ning, Junji Cao, Linqing Wang, Hongmei Xu. Variations of Particle Size Distribution, Black Carbon, and Brown Carbon during a Severe Winter Pollution Event over Xi’an, China. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 2018, 18, 1419-1430. (*Corresponding author)

9.       Yali Lei, Zhenxing Shen*, Tian Zhang, Qian Zhang, Qiyuan Wang, Jian Sun, Xuesong Gong, Junji Cao, Hongmei Xu, Suixin Liu, Liu Yang. Optical source profiles of brown carbon in size-resolved particulate matter from typical domestic biofuel burning over Guanzhong Plain, China. Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 622, 244-251. (*Corresponding author)

10.    Tian Chang, Zhenxing Shen, Yu Huang, Jiaqi Lu, Dongxiao Ren, Jian Sun, Junji Cao, Hongxia Liu. Post-plasma-catalytic removal of toluene using MnO2-Co3O4 catalysts and their synergistic mechanism. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2018, 348, 15-25. (*Corresponding author)

11.    Jian Sun, Zhenxing Shen*, Leiming Zhang, Qian Zhang, Yali Lei, Junji Cao, Yu Huang, Suixin Liu, Chunli Zheng, Hongmei Xu, Hongxia Liu, Hua Pan, Pingping Liu, Renjian Zhang. Impact of primary and secondary air supply intensity in stove on emissions of size-segregated particulate matter and carbonaceous aerosols from apple tree wood burning. Atmospheric Research, 2018, 202, 33-39. (*Corresponding author)

12.    Xin Wang, Zhenxing Shen*, Yaling Zeng, Fobang Liu, Qian Zhang, Yali Lei, Hongmei Xu, Junji Cao, Liu Yang. Day-Night Differences, Seasonal Variations and Source Apportionment of PM10-bound PAHs over Xi’an, Northwest China. Atmosphere, 2018, 9, 62. (*Corresponding author)

13.    Zhenxing Shen, Qian Zhang, Junji Cao, Leiming Zhang, Yali Lei, Yu Huang, Rujin Huang, Jinjin Gao, Zhuzi Zhao, Chongshu Zhu, Xiuli Yin, Chunli Zheng, Hongmei Xu, Suixin Liu. Optical properties and possible sources of brown carbon in PM2.5 over Xi'an, China. Atmospheric Environment, 2017, 150, 322-330.

14.    Jian Sun, Zhenxing Shen*, Junji Cao, Leiming Zhang, Tingting Wu, Qian Zhang, Xiuli Yin, Yali Lei, Yu Huang, Rujin Huang, Suixin Liu, Yongming Han, Hongmei Xu, Chunli Zheng, Pingping Liu. Particulate matters emitted from maize straw burning for winter heating in rural areas in Guanzhong Plain, China: Current emission and future reduction. Atmospheric Research, 2017, 184, 66-76. (*Corresponding author)

15.    Pingping Liu, Yali Lei, Huarui Ren, Jinjin Gao, Hongmei Xu, Zhenxing Shen*, Qian Zhang, Chunli Zheng, Hongxia Liu, Renjian Zhang, Hua Pan. Seasonal variation and health risk assessment of heavy metals in PM2.5 during winter and summer over Xi’an, China. Atmosphere, 2017, 8(6), 91. (*Corresponding author)

16.    Tian Chang, Dongxiao Ren, Zhenxing Shen*, Yu Huang, Jian Sun, Junji Cao, Jiyang Zhou, Hongxia Liu, Hongmei Xu, Chunli Zheng, Hua Pan, Chi He. Indoor air pollution levels in decorated residences and public places over Xi’an, China. Aerosol & Air Quality Research, 2017, 17, 2197-2205. (*Corresponding author)

17.    Qian Zhang, Zhi Ning, Zhenxing Shen*, Guoliang Li, Juke Zhang,Yali Lei, Hongmei Xu, Jian Sun, Leiming Zhang, Dan Westerdahl, Nirmal Kumar Gali, Xuesong Gong. Variations of aerosol size distribution, chemical composition and optical properties from roadside to ambient environment: A case study in Hong Kong, China. Atmospheric Environment, 2017, 150, 322-330. (*Corresponding author)

18.    Zhenxing Shen, Cao Junji, Leiming Zhang, Qian Zhang, Rujin Huang, Suixin Liu, Zhuzi Zhao, Chongshu Zhu, Yali Lei, Hongmei Xu, Chunli Zheng. Retrieving historical ambient PM2.5 concentrations using existing visibility measurements in Xi’an, Northwest China. Atmospheric Environment, 2016, 126, 15-20.

19.    Zhenxing Shen, Jian Sun, Junji Cao, Leiming Zhang, Qian Zhang, Yali Lei, Jinjin Gao, Rujin Huang, Suixin Liu, Yu Huang, Chongshu Zhu, Hongmei Xu, Chunli Zheng, Pingping Liu, Zhiguo Xue. Chemical profiles of urban fugitive dust PM2.5 samples in Northern Chinese cities. Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 569-570, 619-626.

20.    Qian Zhang, Zhenxing Shen*, Junji Cao, Renjian Zhang, Leiming Zhang, Rujin Huang, Chenjia Zheng, Linqing Wang, Suixin Liu, Hongmei Xu, Chunli Zheng, Pingping Liu. Variations in PM2.5, TSP, BC, and trace gases (NO2, SO2, and O3) between haze and non-haze episodes in winter over Xi’an, China. Atmospheric Environment, 2015, 112, 64-71. (*Corresponding author)

21.    Qian Zhang, Zhenxing Shen*, Junji Cao, KinFai Ho, Renjian Zhang, ZengjunBie, Hairu Chang, Suixin Liu. Chemical profiles of urban fugitive dust over Xi’an in the south margin of the Loess Plateau, China. Atmospheric Pollution Research, 2014, 5, 421-430. (*Corresponding author)

22.    Zhenxing Shen, Junji Cao, Leiming Zhang, Zhuzi Zhao, Jungang Dong, Linqing Wang, Qiyuan Wang, Guohui Li, Suixin Liu, Qian Zhang. Characteristics of surface O3over Qinghai Lake area in Northeast Tibetan Plateau, China. Science of the Total Environment, 2014, 500, 295-301.

23.    Zhenxing Shen, Cao Junji, Leiming Zhang, Li Liu, Qian Zhang, Jianjiu Li, Yuemei Han, Chongshu Zhu, Zhuzi Zhao, Suixin Liu. Day-night differences and seasonal variations of chemical species in PM10 over Xi’an, northwest China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2014, 21, 3697-3705.

24.    Xin Wang, Zhenxing Shen*, Junji Cao, Leiming Zhang, Li Liu, Jianjun Li, Suixin Liu, Yufan Sun. Characteristics of surface ozone at an urban site of Xi’an in Northwest China. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 2012, 14, 116-126. (*Corresponding author)

25.    Zhenxing Shen, Leiming Zhang, Junji Cao, Jing Tian, Li Liu, Geihui Wang, Zhuzi Zhao, Xin Wang, Renjian Zhang, Suixin Liu. Chemical composition, sources, and deposition fluxes of water-soluble inorganic ions obtained from precipitation chemistry measurements collected at an urban site in northwest China. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 2012, 14, 3000-3008.

26.    Jun Tao, Zhenxing Shen*, Chongshu Zhu et al. Seasonal variations and chemical characteristics of sub-micrometer particles (PM1) in Guangzhou, China. Atmospheric Research, 2012, 118:222-231. (*Corresponding author)

27.    Zhenxing Shen, Xin Wang, Renjian Zhang, Kinfai Ho, Junji Cao, Meigeng Zhang. Chemical composition of water-soluble ions and carbonate estimation in spring aerosol at a semi-arid site of Tongyu, China. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 2011, 10, 360-368.

28.    Zhenxing Shen, Junji Cao, Suixin Liu, Chongshu Zhu, Xin Wang, Ting Zhang, Hongmei Xu, Tafeng Hu. Chemical composition of PM10 and PM2.5 collected at ground level and 100 meters during a strong winter-time pollution episode in Xi’an, China. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 2011, 61, 1150-1159.

29.    Zhenxing Shen, Yuemei Han, Junji Cao, Jing Tian, Chongshu Zhu, Suixin Liu, Pingping Liu, Yuanqi Wang. Characteristics of traffic-related emissions: A case study in roadside ambient air over Xi’an, China. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 2010, 10, 292-300.

30.    Zhenxing Shen, Junji Cao, Richard Arimoto, Yuemei Han, Chongshu Zhu, Jing Tian, Suixin Liu. Chemical characteristics of fine particles (PM1) over Xi’an, China. Aerosol Science and Technology, 2010, 44, 461-472.

31.    Zhenxing Shen, Junji Cao, Zhi Tong, Suixin Liu, Lingala Siva Sankara Reddy, Yuemei Han, Ting Zhang, Juan Zhou. Chemical characteristics of submicron particles in winter in Xi’an. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 2009, 9(1), 80-93.

32.    Zhenxing Shen, Junji Cao, Richard Arimoto, Zhiwei Han, Renjian Zhang, Yuemei Han, Suixin Liu, Tomoaki Okuda, Shunsuke Nakao, Shigeru Tanaka. Ionic composition of TSP and PM2.5 during dust storms and air pollution episodes at Xi’an, China. Atmospheric Environment, 2009, 43, 2911-2918.

33.    Zhenxing Shen, Sandrine Caquineau, Junji Cao, Xiaoye Zhang, Yuemei Han, Annie Gaudichet, Laurent Gomes. Mineralogical characteristics of soil dust from source regions in northern China. Particuology, 2009, 7, 507-512.

34.    Zhenxing Shen, Richard Arimoto, Junji Cao, Renjian Zhang, Xuxiang Li, Na Du, Tomoaki Okuda, Shunsuke Nakao, Shigeru Tanaka. Seasonal variations and evidence for the effectiveness of pollution controls on water-soluble inorganic species in total suspended particulates and fine particulate matter from Xi’an, China. Journal of Air & Waste Management Association, 2008, 58, 1560-1570.

35.    Zhenxing Shen, Junji Cao, Richard Arimoto, Renjian Zhang, Dongmei Jie, Suixin Liu, Chongshu Zhu. Chemical composition and source characterization of spring aerosol over Horqin sand land in northeastern China. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 2007, 112(D14315).

36.    Zhenxing Shen, Junji Cao, Xuxiang Li, Tomoaki Okuda, Yaqiang Wang, Xiaoye Zhang. Mass concentration and mineralogical characteristics of aerosol particles collected at Dunhuang during ACE-Asia. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 2006, 2, 291-298.

37.    Zhenxing Shen, Junji Cao, Xuxiang Li, Yaqiang Wang, Dongmei Jie, Xiaoye Zhang. Chemical characteristics of aerosol particles (PM2.5) at a site of Horqin Sand-land in Northeast China. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2006, 4, 701-707.

38.    Zhenxing Shen, Junji Cao, Xiaoye Zhang, Richard Arimoto, Junfeng Ji, William Balsam, Yaqiang Wang, Renjian Zhang, Xuxiang Li. Spectroscopy analysis of iron-oxide minerals in aerosol particles and its environmental significance in North China. (Spectroscopic analysis of iron-oxide minerals in aerosol particles from northern China) Science of the Total Environment, 2006, 367, 899-907.

39.    Zhang Renjian, Zhenxing Shen*, Zou Han. Atmospheric Pb levels over Mount Qomolangma region. Particuology, 2009, 7211-214. (*Corresponding author)

40.    Zhang Renjian, Shen Zhenxing, Zou Han, Wang Wei, Han Yuemei, Zhou Juan, 2008, Study of elemental mass size distributions of aerosol in Lijiang, a background site in Southwest China, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 8(3):339-347. (Corresponding author)



41.    Jie Tian, Haiyan Ni, Yongming Han, Zhenxing Shen, Qiyuan Wang, Xin Long, Yong Zhang, Junji Cao. Primary PM2.5 and trace gas emissions from residential coal combustion: assessing semi-coke briquette for emission reduction in the Beijing-TianjinHebei region, China. Atmospheric Environment 2018, 191, 378–386.

42.    Xu HM., Guinot B., Cao JJ., Li YQ., Niu XY., Ho KF., Shen ZX., Liu SX., Zhang T., Lei YL., Zhang Q., Sun J., Gao JJ.. Source, health risk and composition impact of outdoor very fine particles (VFPs) to school indoor environment in Xi'an, Northwestern China. Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 612, 238-246.

43.    Xu, HM., Guinot, B., Ho, SSH., Li, YQ., Cao, JJ., Shen, ZX., Niu, XY., Zhao, ZH., Liu, SX., Lei, YL. Evaluation on exposures to particulate matter at a junior secondary school: a comprehensive study on health risks and effective inflammatory responses in Northwestern China. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 2018, 40, 849-863.

44.    Zhan, H., Zhuang, XZ., Song, YP., Yin, XL., Cao, JJ., Shen, ZX., Wu, CZ. Step pyrolysis of N-rich industrial biowastes: Regulatory mechanism of NOx precursor formation via exploring decisive reaction pathways. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2018, 344, 320-331.

45.    Zhan, H., Yin, XL., Huang, YQ., Yuan, HY., Xie, JJ., Wu, CZ., Shen, ZX., Cao, JJ. Comparisons of Formation Characteristics of NOx Precursors during Pyrolysis of Lignocellulosic Industrial Biomass Wastes. Energy & Fuels, 2018, 31, 9557-9567

46.    Huang, Y., Zhu, DD., Zhang, Q., Zhang, YF., Cao, JJ.,  Shen, ZX.,  Ho, WK., Lee, SC. Synthesis of a Bi2O2CO3/ZnFe2O4 heterojunction with enhanced photocatalytic activity for visible light irradiation-induced NO removal. Applied Catalysis B-Environmental, 2018, 234, 70-78.

47.    Wang, Q., Cao, J., Han, Y., Tian, J., Zhang, Y., Pongpiachan, S., Zhang, Y., Li, L., Niu, X., Shen, Z., Zhao, Z., Tipmanee, D., Bunsomboonsakul, S., Chen, Y., and Sun, J.: Enhanced light absorption due to the mixing state of black carbon in fresh biomass burning emissions, Atmospheric Environment, 2018, 180, 184-191.

48.    Wang, Q., Cao, J., Han, Y., Tian, J., Zhu, C., Zhang, Y., Zhang, N., Shen, Z., Ni, H., Zhao, S., and Wu, J.: Sources and physicochemical characteristics of black carbon aerosol from the southeastern Tibetan Plateau: internal mixing enhances light absorption, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2018, 18, 4639-4656.

49.    Zhu, C.-S., Cao, J.-J., Huang, R.-J., Shen, Z.-X., Wang, Q.-Y., and Zhang, N.-N.: Light absorption properties of brown carbon over the southeastern Tibetan Plateau, Science of The Total Environment, 2018, 625, 246-251.

50.    Zhao, Z., Wang, Q., Xu, B., Shen, Z., Huang, R., Zhu, C., Su, X., Zhao, S., Long, X., Liu, S., and Cao, J.: Black carbon aerosol and its radiative impact at a high-altitude remote site on the southeastern Tibet Plateau, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2017, 2016JD026032.

51.    Huang, Y., Liang, YL., Rao, YF., Zhu, DD., Cao, JJ., Shen, ZX., Ho, WK., Lee, SC. Environment-Friendly Carbon Quantum Dots/ZnFe2O4 Photocatalysts: Characterization, Biocompatibility, and Mechanisms for NO Removal. Environmental Science & Technology, 51, 2924-2933.

52.    Zhang, Q., Huang, Y., Peng, SQ., Zhang, YF., Shen, ZX., Cao, JJ., Ho, WK., Lee, SC., Pui, DYH. Perovskite LaFeO3-SrTiO3 composite for synergistically enhanced NO removal under visible light excitation. Applied Catalysis B-Environmental, 2017, 204, 346-357.

53.    Hongmei Xu, Steven Sai Hang Ho, Junji Cao, Benjamin Guinot, Haidong Kan, Zhenxing Shen, Kin Fai Ho, Suixin Liu, Zhuzi Zhao, Jianjun Li, Ningning Zhang, Chongshu Zhu, Qian Zhang, Rujin Huang. A 10-year observation of PM2.5-bound nickel in Xi’an, China: Effects of source control on its trend and associated health risks. Scientific Reports, 2017, 7, 41132.

54.    Hongmei Xu, Jeroen E Sonke, Benjamin Guinot, Xuewu Fu, Ruoyu Sun, Aurelie Lanzanova, Frederic Candaudap, Zhenxing Shen, Junji Cao. Seasonal and annual variations in atmospheric Hg and Pb isotopes in Xi’an, China. Environmental Science & Technology, 2017, 51, 3759-3766. 

55.    Zhu, C.-S., Cao, J.-J., Hu, T.-F., Shen, Z.-X., Tie, X.-X., Huang, H., Wang, Q.-Y., Huang, R.-J., Zhao, Z.-Z., Močnik, G., and Hansen, A. D. A.: Spectral dependence of aerosol light absorption at an urban and a remote site over the Tibetan Plateau, Science of The Total Environment, 2017, 590–591, 14-21.

56.    Huang, R.-J., Yang, L., Cao, J., Wang, Q., Tie, X., Ho, K.-F., Shen, Z., Zhang, R., Li, G., Zhu, C., Zhang, N., Dai, W., Zhou, J., Liu, S., Chen, Y., Chen, J., and O'Dowd, C. D.: Concentration and sources of atmospheric nitrous acid (HONO) at an urban site in Western China, Science of The Total Environment, 2017, 593–594, 165-172.

57.    Hua Pan, Yanfei Jian, Yanke Yu*, Chi He, Zhenxing Shen, Hongxia Liu, Regeneration and sulfur poisoning behavior of In/H-BEA catalyst for NOreduction by CH4, Applied Surface Science, 2017, 401:120-126. 

58.    Hua Pan, Yanfei Jian, Changwei Chen, Chi He, Zhengping Hao, Hongxia Liu, Zhenxing Shen, Nanosphere-shaped Mn3O4 catalyst with remarkable for low-temperature activity for methyl-ethyl-ketone catalytic combustion of Methyl-ethyl-ketone, Environmental Science & Technology, 2017, 51, 6288-6297.

59.    Wang, Qiyuan; Huang, Rujin; Zhao, Zhuzi; Cao, Junji; Ni, Haiyan; Tie, Xuexi; Zhu, Chongshu; Shen, Zhenxing; Wang, Meng; Dai, Wenting; Han, Yongming; Zhang, Ningning; Prevot, Andre. 2017. Effects of photochemical oxidation on the mixing state and light absorption of black carbon in the urban atmosphere of China. Environmental Research Letters, 12, 044012.

60.    Wang, Y. C., Huang, R. J., Ni, H. Y., Chen, Y., Wang, Q. Y., Li, G. H., Tie, X. X., Shen, Z. X., Huang, Y., Liu, S. X., Dong, W. M., Xue, P., Fröhlich, R., Canonaco, F., Elser, M., Daellenbach, K. R., Bozzetti, C., El Haddad, I., Prévôt, A. S. H., Canagaratna, M. R., Worsnop, D. R., and Cao, J. J.: Chemical composition, sources and secondary processes of aerosols in Baoji city of northwest China, Atmospheric Environment, 2017, 158, 128-137.

61.    Xinyi Niu, Steven Sai Hang Ho, Kin Fai Ho, Yu Huang, Junji Cao, Zhenxing Shen, Jian Sun, Xiumei Wang, Yu Wang, Shuncheng Lee, Runjin Huang. Indoor secondary organic aerosols formation from ozonolysis of monoterpene: An example of D-limonene with ammonia and potential impacts on pulmonary inflammations. Science of the Total Environment, 2017, 579: 212-220.

62.    Xinyi Niu, Junji Cao, Zhenxing Shen, Steven Sai Hang Ho, Xuexi Tie, Shuyu Zhao, Hongmei Xu, Ting Zhang, Rujin Huang. PM2.5 from the Guanzhong Plain: Chemical composition and implications for emission reductions. Atmospheric Environment, 2016, 147: 458-469.

63.    Wang, Z.Y., Huang, Y., Ho, W.K., Cao,J.J., Shen, Z.X., et al. Fabrication of Bi2O2CO3/g-C3N4 heterojunctions for efficiently photocatalytic NO in air removal: In-situ self-sacrificial synthesis, characterizations and mechanistic study. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2016, doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2016.06.027.

64.    Wang, J.J., Ho, S.S.H., Ma, S.X., Cao, J.J., Dai, W.T., Liu, S.X., Shen, Z.X., Huang, R.J., Wang, G.H., Han, Y.M. Characterization of PM2.5 in Guangzhou, China: uses of organic markers for supporting source apportionment. Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 550: 961-971.

65.    Wang, Q.Y., Huang, R.J., Cao, J.J., Tie, X.X., Shen, Z.X., Zhao, S.Y., Han,Y.M., Li, G.H., Li, Z.Q., Ni, H.Y., Zhou, Y.Q., Wang, M., Chen, Y., Su, X.L. Contribution of regional transport to the black carbon aerosol during winter haze period in Beijing[J]. Atmospheric Environment, 2016, 132: 11-18.

66.    Wang, Q., Huang, R.-J., Zhao, Z., Cao, J., Ni, H., Tie, X., Zhao, S., Su, X., Han, Y., Shen, Z., Wang, Y., Zhang, N., Zhou, Y., and Corbin, J. C.: Physicochemical characteristics of black carbon aerosol and its radiative impact in a polluted urban area of China, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2016JD024748, 2016.

67.    Xu, H.M., Cao, J.J., Chow, J.C., Huang, R.J., Shen, Z.X., Chen, L.W.A., Ho, K.F., Watson, J.G. Inter-annual variability of wintertime PM2.5 chemical composition in Xi’an, China: Evidences of changing source emissions. Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 545: 546-555.

68.    Hongmei Xu, Steven Sai Hang Ho, Meiling Gao, Junji Cao Benjamin Guinot, Kin Fai Ho, Xin Long, Jingzhi Wang, Zhenxing Shen, SuixinLiu, Haidong Kan, Chunli Zheng, Qian Zhang. Microscale spatial distribution and health assessment of PM2.5-bound polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) at nine communities in Xi'an, China. Environmental Pollution, 2016, 218, 1065-1073.

69.    Zheng, C. L., Fegn, S. S., Wang, Q. R., Liu, P.P., Shen, Z.X., Liu, H. X. Application of SPME-GC/MS to Study the Sorption of Organophosphate Esters on Peat Soil. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s11270-016-2913-0.

70.    Zheng, C. L., Fegn, S. S., Liu, P.P., Elke Fries, Wang, Q. R., Shen, Z.X., Liu, H., Zhang, T. C. Sorption of Organophosphate Flame Retardants on Pahokee Peat Soil. Clean Soil Air Water, 2016, Doi: 10.1002/clen.201500807.

71.    Zhu, C.S., Cao, J.J., Xu, B.Q., Huang, R.J., Wang, P., Ho, K.F., Shen, Z.X., et al. Black carbon aerosols at Mt. Muztagh Ata, a high-altitude location in the western Tibetan Plateau. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 2016, 16(3):752-763.

72.     Han Y.M., Chen L.-W.A., Huang R.J., Chow J.C., Watson J.G., Ni H.Y., Liu S.X., Fung K.K., Shen Z.X., Wei C., Wang Q.Y., Tian J., Zhao Z.Z., Prevot A.S.H., Cao J.J., 2016. Carbonaceous aerosols in megacity Xi'an, China: Implications of thermal/optical protocols comparison. Atmospheric Environment, 132, 58-68. 

73.    Xu, H.M., Guinot, B., Shen, Z.X., Ho, K. F., Niu, X.Y., Xiao, S., Huang, R.J., Cao, J.J. Characteristics of organic and elemental carbon in PM2. 5 and PM0. 25 in indoor and outdoor environments of a middle school: Secondary formation of organic carbon and sources identification. Atmosphere, 2015, 6(3): 361-379.

74.    Zhu, C.S., Cao, J.J., Zhou, J.M., Liu, S.X., Dai, W.T., Zhang, T., Zhao, Z.Z., Shen, Z.X., Li, H., Wang, P. A case study of chemical characteristics of daytime and nighttime ambient particles in Shanghai, China. Atmosphere, 2015, 6(8): 1141-1153.

75.    Cao, J.J., Zhu, C.S., Ho, K.F., Han, Y.M., Shen, Z.X., Zhan, C.L., Zhang, J. Q. Light attenuation cross-section of black carbon in an urban atmosphere in northern China. Particuology, 2015, 18: 89-95.

76.    Zhu, C.S., Cao, J.J., Tsai, C.J., Shen, Z.X. et al. The rural carbonaceous aerosols in coarse, fine, and ultrafine particles during haze pollution in northwestern China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2015: 1-7.

77.    Chen, B., Jie, D.M., Shi, M.N., Gao, P., Shen, Z.X., Uchida, M., Zhou, L.P., Liu, K.X., Hu, K., Kitagawa, H. Characteristics of C14 and C13 of carbonate aerosols in dust storm events in China. Atmospheric Research, 2015, 164:297-303.

78.    Cheng, Y., Lee, S.C., Gao, Y., Cui, L., Deng, W.J., Cao, J.J., Shen, Z.X., Sun, J. Real-time measurements of PM2.5, PM 10–2.5, and BC in an urban street canyon. Particuology, 2015, 20: 134-140.

79.    Wang, J.Z., Ho, S.S.H., Cao, J.J., Huang, R.J., Zhou, J.M., Zhao, Y.Z., Xu, H.M., Liu, S.X., Wang, G.H., Shen, Z.X., Han, Y.M. Characteristics and major sources of carbonaceous aerosols in PM2.5 from Sanya, China. Science of The Total Environment, 2015, 530: 110-119.

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