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Associate Professor, Ph.D.

School of the Environment, Nanjing University

163 Xianlin Avenue, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210023, China

Mobile: +86 133-9076-7286

Email: lzhang12@nju.edu.cn

 

 

Education

09/2007 – 07/2012       Ph.D.         Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University
                              Ph.D. thesis: “Emission characteristics and synergistic control strategies of atmospheric

                              mercury from coal combustion in China”

09/2003 – 07/2007       B.E.             Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University

 

Professional Experience

09/2017 –                       Associate Professor, School of the Environment, Nanjing University

09/2015 – 06/2017         Postdoctoral research associate, School of Science, Technology, Engineering and

                                        Mathematics (STEM), University of Washington (Bothell), USA

07/2012 – 07/2015         Postdoctoral research associate, School of Environment, Tsinghua University

11/2014 – 01/2015         Visiting scholar, School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

                                        (STEM), University of  Washington (Bothell), USA

03/2010 – 06/2010         Visiting scholar, Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering

                                       (EECE), Washington University in St. Louis, USA

06/2008 – 07/2008         Visiting scholar, Institute for Atmospheric Pollution Research (IIA),

                                        National Research Council (CNR), Italy

02/2007 – 03/2007         Visiting scholar, Energy Technology Centre Branch, Canada Centre for Mineral and

                                        Energy Technology (CANMET), Ottawa, Canada

 

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Hg chemistry
  • Co-control of regional complex air pollution
  • Long-range transport of air pollution
  • Hg emission characteristics and inventories
  • VOCs emission characteristics and inventories
  • Hg transformation and control mechanism
  • Ambient air monitoring technologies

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications (citation statistics on 02/22/2020; cited by 1336; h-index: 21)

1. Zhang L, Wang S X, Wang L, Wu Y, Duan L, Wu Q R, Wang F Y, Yang M, Yang H, Hao J M, Liu X. Updated emission inventories for speciated atmospheric mercury from anthropogenic sources in China. Environmental Science and Technology, 2015, 49(5): 3185–3194. (cited by 170; ESI Highly Cited Paper)

2. Zhang L, Wang S X, Meng Y, Hao J M. Influence of mercury and chlorine content of coal on mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants in China. Environmental Science and Technology, 2012, 46(11): 6385–6392. (cited by 76)

3. Zhang L, Wang S X, Wang L, Hao J M. Atmospheric mercury concentration and chemical speciation at a rural site in Beijing, China: implication of mercury emission sources. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2013, 13(20): 10505–10516. (cited by 43)

4. Zhang L, Wang S X, Wu Q R, Wang F Y, Lin C J, Zhang L M, Hui M L, Yang M, Su H T, Hao J M. Mercury transformation and speciation in flue gases from anthropogenic emission sources: a critical review. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2016, 16(4): 2417–2433. (cited by 47)

5. Zhang L*, Zhou P S, Cao S Z, Zhao Y. Atmospheric mercury deposition over the land surfaces and the associated uncertainties in observations and simulations: a critical review. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2019, 19(24): 15587–15608.

6. Zhang L*, Jaffe D A. Trends and sources of ozone and sub-micron aerosols at the Mt. Bachelor Observatory (MBO) during 2004–2015. Atmospheric Environment, 2017, 165: 143–154.

7. Zhang L*, Jaffe D A, Gao X, McClure C D. A quantification method for peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN) using gas chromatography (GC) with a non-radioactive pulsed discharge detector (PDD). Atmospheric Environment, 2018, 179: 23–30.

8. Zhang L, Wang S X, Wu Q R, Meng Y, Yang H, Wang F Y, Hao J M. Were mercury emission factors for Chinese non-ferrous metal smelters overestimated? Evidence from onsite measurements in six smelters. Environmental Pollution, 2012, 171: 109–117. (cited by 36)

9. Zhang L, Daukoru M, Torkamani S, Wang S X, Hao J M, Biswas P. Measurements of mercury speciation and fine particle size distribution on combustion of China coal seams. Fuel, 2013, 104: 732–738. (cited by 14)

10. Zhang L, Wang L, Wang S X, Dou H Y, Li J F, Li S, Hao J M. Characteristics and sources of speciated atmospheric mercury at a coastal site in the East China Sea region. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 2017, 17(12): 2913–2923.

11. Wang S X, Zhang L, Li G H, Wu Y, Hao J M, Pirrone N, Sprovieri F, Ancora M P. Mercury emission and speciation of coal-fired power plants in China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2010, 10(3): 1183–1192. (cited by 231; ESI Highly Cited Paper)

12. Jaffe D A, Zhang L. Meteorological anomalies lead to elevated O3 in the western US in June 2015. Geophysical Research Letters, 2017, 44(4): 1990–1997. (cited by 12)

13. Wang S X, Zhang L, Zhao B, Meng Y, Hao J M. Mitigation potential of mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants in China. Energy and Fuels, 2012, 26(8): 4635–4642. (cited by 46)

14. Wang S X, Zhang L, Wu Y, Ancora M P, Zhao Y, Hao J M. Synergistic mercury removal by conventional pollutant control strategies for coal-fired power plants in China. Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, 2010, 60(6): 722–730. (cited by 22)

15. Wang S X, Zhang L, Wang L, Wu Q R, Wang F Y, Hao J M. A review of atmospheric mercury emissions, pollution and control in China. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering, 2014, 8(5): 631–649. (cited by 61)

16. Ancora M P, Zhang L, Wang S X, Schreifels J J, Hao J M. Meeting Minamata: cost-effective compliance options for atmospheric mercury control in Chinese coal-fired power plants. Energy Policy, 2016, 88: 485–494. (cited by 21)

17. Ancora M P, Zhang L, Wang S X, Schreifels J, Hao J M. Economic analysis of atmospheric mercury emission control for coal-fired power plants in China. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2015, 33: 125–134. (cited by 15)

18. Obrist D, Kirk J L, Zhang L, Sunderland E M, Jiskra M, Selin N E. A review of global environmental mercury processes in response to human and natural perturbations: Changes of emissions, climate, and land use. Ambio, 2018, 47(2): 116–140. (cited by 77; ESI Highly Cited Paper)

19. Gustin M S, Dunham-Cheatham S, Zhang L. Comparison of 4 methods for measurement of reactive, gaseous oxidized, and particulate bound mercury. Environmental Science and Technology, 2019, 53(24): 14489–14495.

20. Wu Q R, Wang S X, Zhang L, Hui M L, Wang F Y, Hao J M. Flow analysis of the mercury associated with nonferrous ore concentrates: implications on mercury emissions and recovery in China. Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, 50(4): 1796–1803. (cited by 17)

21. Wu Q R, Wang S X, Zhang L, Song J X, Yang H, Meng Y. Update of mercury emissions from China’s primary zinc, lead and copper smelters, 2000–2010. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2012, 12(22): 11153–11163. (cited by 50)

22. Wang F Y, Wang S X, Zhang L, Yang H, Wu Q R, Hao J M. Characteristics of mercury cycling in the cement production process. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2016, 302: 27–35. (cited by 16)

23. Wang F Y, Wang S X, Zhang L, Yang H, Wu Q R, Hao J M. Mercury enrichment and its effects on atmospheric emissions in cement plants of China. Atmospheric Environment, 2014, 92: 421–428. (cited by 23)

24. Yang Y, Zhao Y, Zhang L, Lu Y. Evaluating the methods and influencing factors of satellite-derived estimates of NOX emissions at regional scale: A case study for Yangtze River Delta, China. Atmospheric Environment, 2019, 219: 117051.

25. Wang L, Wang S X, Zhang L, Wang Y X, Zhang Y X, Nielsen C, McElroy M B, Hao J M. Source apportionment of atmospheric mercury pollution in China using the GEOS-Chem model. Environmental Pollution, 2014, 190: 166–175. (cited by 42)

26. Liu X L, Wang S X, Zhang L, Wu Y, Duan L, Hao J M. Speciation of mercury in FGD gypsum and mercury emission during the wallboard production in China. Fuel, 2013, 111: 621–627. (cited by 28)

27. Wang F Y, Wang S X, Zhang L, Yang H, Gao W, Wu Q R, Hao J M. Mercury mass flow in iron and steel production process and its implications for mercury emission control. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2016, 43: 293–301. (cited by 20)

28. Yang M, Wang S X, Zhang L, Wu Q R, Wang F Y, Hui M L, Yang H, Hao J M. Mercury emission and speciation from industrial gold production using roasting process. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 2016, 170: 72–77.

29. Fu X, Wang T, Wang S X, Zhang L, Cai S Y, Xing J, Hao J M. Anthropogenic emissions of hydrogen chloride and fine particulate chloride in China. Environmental Science and Technology, 2018, 52(3): 1644–1654.

30. Bi X Y, Li Z G, Wang S X, Zhang L, Xu R, Liu J L, Yang H M, Guo M Z. Lead isotopic compositions of selected coals, Pb/Zn ores and fuels in China and the application for source tracing. Environmental Science and Technology, 2017, 51(22), 13502–13508. (cited by 27)

31. Zhong H, Zhao Y, Muntean M, Zhang L, Zhang J. A high-resolution regional emission inventory of atmospheric mercury and its comparison with multi-scale inventories: a case study of Jiangsu, China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2016, 16(23): 15119–15134.

32. Luippold A, Gustin M S, Dunham-Cheatham S M, Zhang L. Improvement of quantification and identification of atmospheric reactive mercury. Atmospheric Environment, 2020, 224: 117307.

33. Wang F Y, Wang S X, Meng Y, Zhang L, Wu Q R, Hao J M. Mechanisms and roles of fly ash compositions on the adsorption and oxidation of mercury in flue gas from coal combustion. Fuel, 2016, 163: 232–239. (cited by 41)

34. Wu R R, Zhao Y, Zhang J, Zhang L. Variability and sources of ambient volatile organic compounds based on online measurements in a suburban region of Nanjing, eastern China. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 2020, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2019.10.0517.

35. Hui M L, Wu Q R, Wang S X, Liang S, Zhang L, Wang F Y, Lenzen M, Wang Y F, Xu L X, Lin Z T, Yang H, Lin Y, Larssen T, Xu M, Hao J M. Mercury flows in China and global drivers. Environmental Science and Technology, 2017, 51(1): 222–231. (cited by 50)

36. Wan Q, Yao Q, Duan L, Li X H, Zhang L, Hao J M. Comparison of elemental mercury oxidation across vanadium and cerium based catalysts in coal combustion flue gas: Catalytic performances and particulate matter effects. Environmental Science and Technology, 2018, 52(5): 2981–2987.

37. Wu Q R, Wang S X, Hui M L, Wang F Y, Zhang L, Duan L, Luo Y. New insight into atmospheric mercury emissions from zinc smelters using mass flow analysis. Environmental Science and Technology, 2015, 49(6): 3532–3539. (cited by 22)

38. Wang S X, Song J X, Li G H, Wu Y, Zhang L, Wan Q, Streets D G, Chin C K, Hao J M. Estimating mercury emissions from a zinc smelter in relation to China’s mercury control policies. Environmental Pollution, 2010, 158(10): 3347–3353. (cited by 32)

39. Wang F Y, Li G L, Wang S X, Wu Q R, Zhang L. Modeling the heterogeneous oxidation of elemental mercury by chlorine in flue gas. Fuel, 2020, 262: 116506.

40. Liu K Y, Wang S X, Wu Q R, Wang L, Ma Q, Zhang L, Li G L, Tian H Z, Duan L, Hao J M. A highly resolved mercury emission inventory of Chinese coal-fired power plants. Environmental Science and Technology, 2018, 52(4): 2400–2408. (cited by 34)

41. Li G L, Wu Q R, Wang S X, Duan Z Y, Su H T, Zhang L, Li Z J, Tang Y, Zhao M J, Chen L, Liu K Y, Zhang Y. Improving flue gas mercury removal in waste incinerators by optimization of carbon injection rate. Environmental Science and Technology, 2018, 52(4): 1940–1945.

42. Wu Q R, Wang S X, Wang L, Liu F, Lin C J, Zhang L, Wang F Y. Spatial distribution and accumulation of Hg in soil surrounding a Zn/Pb smelter. Science of the Total Environment, 2014, 496: 668–677.

43. Tang Y, Wang S X, Wu Q R, Liu K Y, Wang L, Li S, Gao W, Zhang L, Zheng H T, Li Z J, Hao J M. Recent decrease trend of atmospheric mercury concentrations in East China: the influence of anthropogenic emissions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2018, 18(11): 8279–8291.

44. Rönkkö T J, Jalava P I, Happo M S, Kasurinen S, Sippula O, Leskinen A, Koponen H, Kuuspalo K, Ruusunen J, Väisänen O, Hao L, Ruuskanen A, Orasche J, Fang D, Zhang L, Lehtinen K E J, Zhao Y, Gu C, Wang Q g, Jokiniemi J, Komppula M, Hirvonen M-R. Emissions and atmospheric processes influence the chemical composition and toxicological properties of urban air particulate matter in Nanjing, China. Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 639: 1290–1310. (cited by 10)

45. Hui M L, Zhang L, Wang Z G, Wang S X. The mercury mass flow and emissions of coal-fired power plants in China. China Environmental Science, 2015, 35(8): 2241–2250. (in Chinese; Top 10 Articles of 2015 published on China Environmental Science)

46. Duan Z Y, Huang W B, Wang F Y, Zhang L, Wang S X. Impacts of bromine addition on mercury transformation in coal-fired flue gas. China Environmental Science, 2015, 35(7): 1975–1982. (in Chinese)

47. Zhang L, Wang S X, Hui M L, Hao J M. Strategic recommendations for the coal combustion sector in China on the implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury. Environmental Protection, 2016, 44(22): 38–42. (in Chinese)

48. Hui M L, Zhang L*, Wang S X, Cai S Y, Zhao B. Evaluation of co-benefits on atmospheric mercury emission control for coal combustion in China and future projection. Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae, 2017, 37(1): 11–22. (in Chinese)

49. Wang S X, Zhang L. Environmental impacts and control strategies of anthropogenic mercury emissions in China. Environmental Protection, 2013, 41(9): 31–34. (in Chinese)

50. Wang S X, Zhang L. Necessity and technologies of atmospheric mercury emission control for coal-fired power plants in China. Environmental Protection, 2012, 1(9): 31–33. (in Chinese)

51. Li S, Gao W, Wang S X, Zhang L, Li Z J, Wang L, Hao J M. Characteristics of speciated atmospheric mercury in Chongming Island, Shanghai. Environmental Science, 2016, 37(9): 3290–3299. (in Chinese)

52. Duan Z Y, Su H T, Wang F Y, Zhang L, Wang S X, Yu B. Mercury distribution characteristics and atmospheric mercury emission factors of typical waste incineration plants in Chongqing. Environmental Science, 2016, 37(2): 459–465. (in Chinese)

53. Dou H Y, Wang S X, Wang L, Zhang L, Hao J M. Characteristics of total gaseous mercury concentrations at a rural site of Yangtze Delta, China. Environmental Science, 2013, 34(1): 1–7. (in Chinese)

54. Duan F K, Hao J M, Wang S X, Duan L, Zhang L, Wang L. Integrated teaching experimental system of automobile exhaust emissions test and catalytic convert. Experimental Technology and Management, 2014, 31(9): 167–169. (in Chinese)

55. Wei H, Zhu Y, Xu J Y, Yu B, Wang S X, Fu X W, Lin C-J, Zhang L, Yang W W, Yang Z D. Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae, 2017, 37(2): 512–519. (in Chinese)

 

Academic Monograph

Wang S X, Zhang L, Wu Q R, Wang F Y. Emission Characteristics and Environmental Impacts of Atmospheric Mercury in China and Control Approaches. Science Press, Beijing, 2016.

 

Patents and Software Copyrights

Zhang L, Zhou P S, Zhao Y. A passive sampler for the measurement of gaseous oxidized mercury (GOM) dry deposition. Utility Model Patent: China, ZL201820696602.9. 2018.

 

Funded Projects as Principal Investigator (PI)

Quantitative study of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emissions from the chemical industry, funded by National Key Research and Development Plan, 07/2018–06/2021.

Research on methodology for quantitative identification of speciated reactive mercury in the atmosphere, funded by Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 01/2019–12/2022.

Kinetic mechanism model for mercury transformation on coal combustion, funded by Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 01/2014–12/2016.

Mechanism of flue gas mercury transformation inside SCR in coal-fired power plants, funded by China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (CPSF), 01/2013–07/2015.

Potential of co-benefit mercury control for coal-fired power plants and industrial boilers in China, funded by Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), 07/2014–12/2015.

Meeting Minamata: A cost-effective compliance roadmap for mercury pollution control in Chinese non-ferrous metal smelters, funded by Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), 09/2018–08/2019.

 

International Conference Organization

Chair of the Organizing Committee of the Workshop on Air Pollution, Climate Change and Human Health, Nanjing, China, July 16–18, 2019.

 

Honors and Awards

1. Doctor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation of Jiangsu Province 09/2018

2. Outstanding Postdoctor of Tsinghua University 04/2015

3. Outstanding Graduate Ph.D. Student of Beijing 07/2012

4. Excellent Ph.D. Thesis of Tsinghua University (1st Prize) 07/2012

5. Outstanding Graduate Student of Beijing 07/2007

6. Outstanding Graduate Student of Tsinghua University 07/2007

 

Academic Activities

Invited reviewer, Environmental Science and Technology

Invited reviewer, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

Invited reviewer, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres

Invited reviewer, Atmospheric Environment

Invited reviewer, Science of the Total Environment

Invited reviewer, Environmental Pollution

Invited reviewer, Journal of Cleaner Production

Invited reviewer, Journal of Environmental Management

Invited reviewer, International Journal of Coal Geology

Invited reviewer, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

Invited reviewer, Environmental Research

Invited reviewer, Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Invited reviewer, Applied Thermal Engineering

Invited reviewer, Energy and Fuels

Invited reviewer, Environmental Geochemistry and Health

Invited reviewer, Aerosol and Air Quality Research

Invited reviewer, Journal of Environmental Sciences

 

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