ZHENG Guangjie

Name: ZHENG Guangjie
Division: Division of Air Pollution and Its Control
Position: Assistant Professor
Address: Room 223C, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Telephone: 86-10-62790565
E-mail: zgj123@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

Education Background

2011 – 2016,  Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

2007 – 2011,  B.S., Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China


2023 – Present, Assistant Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, China

2019 – 2023 , Postdoctoral Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Germany

2018 – 2019 , Research Associate, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, U.S.

2016 – 2018, Research Associate, Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, U.S.

Concurrent Academic

Editor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

Referee for over 10 SCI journals like Science Advances

NASA Proposal Reviewer

Research Interests

Air pollution and human health, Atmospheric chemistry, Aerosol thermodynamics, Aerosol-cloud interactions

Awards and Honors

  1. Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award for the Division on Atmospheric Sciences, European Geosciences Union (2023)

  2. James J. Morgan Award Early Career Award: Honorable Mention, American Chemical Society (2022)

  3. Outstanding Ph.D. Graduate of Tsinghua University (2016) (5%)

  4. Excellent Ph.D. Thesis of Tsinghua University (2016) (10 %)

  5. National Scholarship for Graduate Student, Ministry of Education, P.R. China (2015) (5%)

  6. Excellent Bachelor Graduate of Tsinghua University (2011) (10%)

  7. A series of Scholarship for Excellent Comprehensive Performance of Tsinghua University (as graduate students: 2012 & 2013; as undergraduate student: 2008 & 2010)

Represented Publications

Dr. Zheng is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, including 5 ESI highly cited paper (top 1%). As lead author, she has published 12 influential articles, including 3 ESI hot papers (top 0.1%), covering the interdisciplinary highlight magazines of Science, Science Advances, Nature Communications and field-top journals like Environ. Sci. Technol. and Atmos. Chem. Phys. Her citation statistics according to the WoS/Google Scholar are >2700/3300 citations, with the h-index of 17/18.

Selected Publications (* corresponding author)

1. Zheng, G.; Su, H.; Cheng, Y.*, Revisiting the Key Driving Processes of the Decadal Trend of Aerosol Acidity in the U.S. ACS Environmental Au 2022, 2 (4), 346-353.

2. Zheng, G.; Su, H.; Wang, S.; Pozzer, A.; Cheng, Y.*, Impact of non-ideality on reconstructing spatial and temporal variations in aerosol acidity with multiphase buffer theory. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2022, 22 (1), 47-63.

3. Zheng, G#.; Wang, Y#.; Wood, R.; Jensen, M. P.; Kuang, C.; McCoy, I. L.; Matthews, A.; Mei, F.; Tomlinson, J. M.; Shilling, J. E.; Zawadowicz, M. A.; Crosbie, E.; Moore, R.; Ziemba, L.; Andreae, M. O.; Wang, J.*, New particle formation in the remote marine boundary layer. Nature Communications 2021, 12 (1), 527.

4. Zheng, G.; Su, H.*; Wang, S.; Andreae, M. O.; Pöschl, U.; Cheng, Y.*, Multiphase buffer theory explains contrasts in atmospheric aerosol acidity. Science 2020, 369 (6509), 1374-1377. (ESI Hot Paper, 0.1%)

5. Zheng, G.; Kuang, C.; Uin, J.; Watson, T.; Wang, J.*, Large contribution of organics to condensational growth and formation of cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) in the remote marine boundary layer. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2020, 20 (21), 12515-12525. (EGU highlight paper)

6. Zheng, G.; Sedlacek, A. J.; Aiken, A. C.; Feng, Y.; Watson, T. B.; Raveh-Rubin, S.; Uin, J.; Lewis, E. R.; Wang, J.*, Long-range transported North American wildfire aerosols observed in marine boundary layer of eastern North Atlantic. Environment International 2020, 139, 105680.

7. Zheng, G.; Wang, Y.; Aiken, A. C.; Gallo, F.; Jensen, M. P.; Kollias, P.; Kuang, C.; Luke, E.; Springston, S.; Uin, J.; Wood, R.; Wang, J.*, Marine boundary layer aerosol in the eastern North Atlantic: seasonal variations and key controlling processes. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2018, 18 (23), 17615-17635. (ARM/ASR highlight paper)

8. Cheng, Y.#*; Zheng, G.#; Wei, C.; Mu, Q.; Zheng, B.; Wang, Z.; Gao, M.; Zhang, Q.; He, K.*; Carmichael, G.; Pöschl, U.*; Su, H.*, Reactive nitrogen chemistry in aerosol water as a source of sulfate during haze events in China. Science Advances 2016, 2 (12), e1601530. (ESI Hot Paper, 0.1%)

9. Zheng, G.; Duan, F.*; Ma, Y.; Zhang, Q.; Huang, T.; Kimoto, T.; Cheng, Y.; Su, H.; He, K.*, Episode-Based Evolution Pattern Analysis of Haze Pollution: Method Development and Results from Beijing, China. Environmental Science & Technology 2016, 50 (9), 4632-4641.

10. Zheng, G. J.; Duan, F. K.; Su, H.; Ma, Y. L.; Cheng, Y.; Zheng, B.; Zhang, Q.; Huang, T.; Kimoto, T.; Chang, D.; Pöschl, U.; Cheng, Y. F.*; He, K. B.*, Exploring the severe winter haze in Beijing: the impact of synoptic weather, regional transport and heterogeneous reactions. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2015, 15 (6), 2969-2983. (ESI Hot Paper, 0.1%)

11. Zheng, G. J.; Cheng, Y.; He, K. B.*; Duan, F. K.*; Ma, Y. L., A newly identified calculation discrepancy of the Sunset semi-continuous carbon analyzer. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 2014, 7 (7), 1969-1977.

12. Zheng, G.; He, K.*; Duan, F.*; Cheng, Y.; Ma, Y., Measurement of humic-like substances in aerosols: A review. Environmental Pollution 2013, 181, 301-314.