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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. Jinzhu Ma, Biwu Chu, Jun Liu, Yongchun Liu, Hongxing Zhang, Hong He*. NOx promotion of SO2 conversion to sulfate: An important mechanism for the occurrence of heavy haze during winter in Beijing. Environ. Pollut. 2018, 233, 662-669.

2. Chong Han, Yongchun Liu, Hong He*. Heterogeneous reaction of NO2 with soot at different relative humidity. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 2017. DOI 10.1007/s11356-017-9766-y

3. Weiwei Yang, Jianghao Zhang, Qinxing Ma, Yan Zhao, Yongchun Liu, Hong He* Heterogeneous Reaction of SO2 on Manganese Oxides: the Effect of Crystal Structure and Relative Humidity. Sci. Rep. 2017, 7, (1), 4550.

4. 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.

5. Biwu Chu, John Liggio, Yongchun Liu, Hong He*, Hideto Takekawa, Shao-Meng Li, and Jiming Hao. Influence of metal-mediated aerosol-phase oxidation on secondary organic aerosol formation from the ozonolysis and OH-oxidation of a-pinene. Sci. Rep. 2017, 7: 40311.


6. Biwu Chu, Xiao Zhang, Yongchun Liu, Hong He*, Yele Sun, Jingkun Jiang, Junhua Li, and Jiming Hao. Synergetic formation of secondary inorganic and organic aerosol: Effect of SO2 and NH3 on particle formation and growth. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2016, 16, 14219-14230. 


Email: liuyc@mail.buct.edu.cn

Phone: 86-18310332792


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