Min Zhong

Personnel Profile

Min Zhong, Assistant Professor

Min Zhong

- Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Florida, 2013
- M.S., Environmental Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea, 2005
- B.S., Environmental Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 2003

Research Interest
- Atmospheric chemistry, aerosol formation and properties, biomass burning, secondary organic aerosol; smog chamber, air quality modeling; aerosol impacts on air quality, human health, and climate; satellite remote sensing

Professional Experiences
- Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering, TAMUK, Aug. 2017- present
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University, 2013-2017
- Graduate Research Assistant, University of Florida, 2009-2013
- Process Engineer, Atea (Shanghai) Environmental Ltd., China, 2007-2009

Honors and Awards
- Alumni Graduate Fellowship, 2009-2013
- Outstanding Employee of the Year, Atea (Shanghai) Environmental Ltd., 2008

Sample Publications

  • Kishimoto, P.N., Karplus, V.J., Zhong, M., Saikawa, E., Zhang, X., Zhang, X., The impact of coordinated policies on air pollution emissions from road transportation in China, Transportation Research Part D, 2017, 54, 30-49
  • Saikawa, E., Kim, H., Zhong, M., Zhao, Y., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Kurokawa J., Wagner, F., and Klimont, Z., Comparison of emissions inventories of anthropogenic air pollutants in China, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2017, doi:10.5194/acp-17-6393-2017
  • Zhong, M., Saikawa, E., Y. Liu, Naik, V., Horowitz, L.W., Takigawa, M., Zhao, Y., N.-H. Lin, and E.A. Stone, Air quality modeling with WRF-Chem v3.5 over East and South Asia: sensitivity to emissions and evaluation of simulated air quality, Geoscience Model Development, 2016, 9, 1201-1218, doi: 10.5194/gmd-9-1201-2016
  • Zhong, M and Jang, M, Dynamic light absorption of biomass burning organic aerosol photochemically aged using natural sunlight, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2014, 14, 1517-1525, doi:10.5194/acp-14-1517-2014
  • Zhong, M., Jang, M., Oliferenko, A., Pillai,G.G. and Katritzky,A.R. The SOA formation model combined with semiempirical quantum chemistry to predict UV-visible absorption of secondary organic aerosols, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2012, 14, 9058-9066, doi: 10.1039/c2cp23906j
  • Zhong, M. and Jang, M., Light absorption coefficient measurement of SOA using a UV-visible spectrometer connected with an integrating sphere, Atmospheric Environment, 2011, 45, 4263-4227, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.04.082

Contact Information

Department of Environmental Engineering
Engineering Complex 328
MSC 213 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: 361-593-3074
fax: 361-593-2069
email: Min.Zhong@tamuk.edu
Personal Website:

This page was last updated on: October 16, 2017