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Yongchun Liu



Yongchun Liu

Professor, Full-time Principal Investigator


Ph. D., Environmental Sciences, 2008, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

M. S., Environmental Sciences, 2002, Sichuan University

B. S., Chemistry, 1999, Sichuan Teacher’s College


Specializations: Aerosol chemistry


Research focuses:

Field measurement of volatile organic compounds
Degradation of volatile organic compounds and secondary organic aerosol formation
Heterogeneous reaction of trace gases on ambient relevant particles
Chemical aging and toxicological evolution of carbonaceous aerosols

Recent Publications: (within 2 years)

1.Changgeng Liu, Yongchun Liu*, Tianzeng Chen, Jun Liu, Hong He*. Rate constant and secondary organic aerosol formation from eugenol by hydroxyl radicals. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2019, 19, 2001–2013.

2.Tianzeng Chen, Yongchun Liu*, Changgeng Liu, Jun Liu, Biwu Chu, Hong He*. Important role of aromatic hydrocarbons in SOA formation from unburned gasoline vapor. Atmos. Environ., 2019, 201, 101-109.

3.Yan Zhao, Yongchun Liu*, Jinzhu Ma, Qingxin Ma, Hong He*. Heterogeneous reaction of SO2 with soot: The roles of relative humidity and surface composition of soot in surface sulfate formation. Atmos. Environ., 2017, 152: 465-476.

4.Yanli Ge, Yongchun Liu*, Biwu Chu, Hong He, Tianzeng Chen, Shaoxin Wang, Wei Wei, and Shuiyuan Cheng. Ozonolysis of Trimethylamine Exchanged with Typical Ammonium Salts in the Particle Phase. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2016, 50, (20), 11076-11084.

5. Yongchun Liu, John Liggio*, Shao-Meng Li. Reactive uptake of ammonia to secondary organic aerosols: kinetics of organonitrogen formation. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2015, 15 (23), 13569-13584.

6. Yongchun Liu, John Liggio,* Shao-Meng Li, Dalibor Breznan, Renaud Vincent, Errol M. Thomson, Premkumari Kumarathasan, Dharani Das, Jonathan Abbatt, María Antinõlo, and Lynn Russell. Toxicity evolution of carbon nanotubes during atmospheric relevant ageing processes. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2015, 49(5), 2806-2814.

7. Yongchun Liu, John Liggio*, Tom Harner, Liisa Jantunen, Mahiba Shoeib, Shao-Meng Li. Heterogeneous OH initiated oxidation: A possible explanation for the persistence of organophosphate flame retardants in air. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2014, 48, 1041-1048.

8. Yongchun Liu, John Liggio*, Shao-Meng Li. Technique Note: Application of positive matrix factor analysis in heterogeneous kinetics studies utilizing the mixed-phase rates technique. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2014, 14, 9201-9211.

9. Yongchun Liu, Qingxin Ma, Hong He*. Heterogeneous uptake of amines by citric acid and humic acid. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2012, 46(20), 11112-11118.

10. Chong Han, Yongchun Liu*, Jinzhu Ma and Hong He*. Key role of organic carbon in the sunlight enhanced atmospheric aging of soot by O2. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 2012, 109(52), 21250-21255.



Email: liuyc@mail.buct.edu.cn

Phone: 86-18310332792


Office Location: Room 529, Main building of west campus, Beijing University of Chemical Technology