Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Xinhua Shen

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Dr. Xinhua Shen
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Latham 120
Phone: 
(319) 273-2536
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Specialties: Air Quality Modeling and Measurement
Degrees: 

Ph. D. Atmospheric Science (2011), Colorado State University

M. S. Environmental Sciences (2003), Peking University

B. S. Geography (1999), Beijing Normal University

Research Interests: 
  • Air quality management

  • Environmental finance

Selected Publications: 

Peer-Reviewed Journals - 

Kommalapati, R. R., Du, H., Stewart, M. L., Shen, X., and Huque, Z. (2020) The Effects of Synthesis Conditions on the Carbon Capture Capacity of Polyethylenimine Impregnated Protonated Titanate Nanotubes.  in Science of Advanced Materials, 12, 228-236.

Shen, X., Du, H., Mullins, R. H., and Kommalapati, R. R. (2017) Polyethylenimine Applications in Carbon Dioxide Capture and Separation: From Theoretical Study to Experimental Work.  in Energy Technology, 2017, 5, 822-833, doi: 10.1002/ente.201600694.

Shen, X., Huque, Z., and Kommalapati, R.R. (2015) The Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Power Generation from Lignocellulosic Biomass. Sustainability 2015, 7(10), 12974-12987; doi:10.3390/su71012974.

Desyaterik, Y., Sun, Y., Shen, X., Lee, T., Wang, X., Wang, T., and Collett, Jr., J. L. (2013) Speciation of "brown" carbon in cloud water impacted by agricultural biomass burning in eastern China. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1-11, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50561.

Shen, X., Lee, T., Guo, J., Wang, X., Li, P., Xu, P., Wang, Y., Ren, Y., Wang, W., Wang, T., Li, Y., Carn, S.A., and Collett, Jr., J.L. (2012) Aqueous phase sulfate production in clouds in eastern China. Atmos. Environ., 62, 502-511.

Guo, J., Wang, Y., Shen, X., Wang, Z., Lee, T., Wang, X., Li, P., Sun, M., Collett, J.L., Jr., Wang, W., Wang, T. (2012) Characterization of cloud water chemistry at Mount Tai, China: Seasonal variation, anthropogenic impact, and cloud processing. Atmos. Environ., 60, 467-476.

Mazzoleni, L. R., Ehrmann, B. R., Shen, X., Marshall, A. G., and Collett, Jr., J. L. (2010) Water-soluble atmospheric organic matter in fog: exact masses and chemical formula identification by ultrahigh-resolution Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry, Environ. Sci. Tech., 44, 3690-3697, doi:10.1021/es903409k.

Ren, Y., Ding, A., Wang, T., Shen, X., Guo, J., Zhang, J., Wang, Y., Xu, P., Wang, X., Gao, J., and Collett, J.L., Jr. (2009) Measurement of gas-phase total peroxides at the summit of Mount Tai in China. Atmos. Environ., 43, 1702-1711.

Raja, S., Raghunathan, R., Kommalapati, R.R., Shen, X., Collett, Jr., J.L., and K.T. Valsaraj (2009) Organic composition of fogwater in the Texas-Louisiana gulf coast corridor. Atmos. Environ. 43, 4214-4222, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.05.029.

Raja, S., Raghunathan, R., Yu, X.-Y., Lee, T., Chen, J., Kommalapati, R. R., Murugesan, K., Shen, X., Qingzhong, Y., Valsaraj, K. T., Collett Jr., J. L. (2008) Fog chemistry in the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast corridor. Atmos.Environ., 42: 2048-2061.

Xie, S., Song, X., and Shen, X. (2006) Calculating vehicular emission factors with COPERT III model in China. Chinese Journal of Environmental Science, 27(3), 415-419.

Li, Q., Xie, S., and Shen, X. (2003) Analysis of major inorganic ions in aerosols by capillary electrophoresis. Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, 39(4), 526-531.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations - 

 

Shen, X., Neppel, I.J., Hogan, J.J., Petersen, J.A., and Schutter, J.E. (2019) Air quality study using chemical transport models. The 9th International GEOS-Chem Meeting (IGC9). May 6-9, 2019. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Shen, X., Algazwi, H.H., Mullins, R.H., Schley, T.W., Du, H., and Kommalapati, R.R. (2017) Estimating surface PM2.5 using satellite AOD observations and the NASA MERRA2 model simulations. Proceedings of Air & Waste Management Association 110th Annual Conference & Exhibition. June 5-8, 2017. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Shen, X., Gallegos, N., Mullins, R.H., Standard, M.A., Du, H., and Kommalapati, R.R. (2017) Characterizations of air quality weekend effect in Houston, Texas. Proceedings of Air & Waste Management Association 110th Annual Conference & Exhibition. June 5-8, 2017. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Shen, X., Du, H., Huque, Z., and Kommalapati, R.R. (2016) Polyethylenimine applications in post combustion carbon capture: from theoretical study to experimental work. Proceedings of Air & Waste Management Association 109th Annual Conference & Exhibition. June 20-23, 2016. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Shen, X., Sarker, S., Zhang, H., Du, H., Huque, Z., and Kommalapati, R. R. (2015) Assessment of 2012 on-road mobile source episode specific emissions on air quality in Houston. AGU Fall Meeting, December 14-18, 2015, San Francisco, California, USA.

Kommalapati, R. R., Sarker, S., Shen, X., Kadiyala, A., Huque, Z., (2015) Examining the role of anthropogenic emissions in combination with biogenic emissions on air quality of Houston-Galveston-Brazoria and Dallas-Fort Worth areas., in Proceedings of Air & Waste Management Association 108th Annual Conference and Exhibition, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

Shen, X., Sarker, S., Huque, Z., and Kommalapati, R. R. (2014) Comparative life cycle assessment of two C4 energy crops for power generation. Proceedings of the 248th American Chemical Society National Meeting. August 10-14, 2014, San Francisco, California, USA.

Shen, X., Sarker, S., Lee, K., Yan, Y., Liang, Z., Huque, Z., and Kommalapati, R.R. (2014) Impact of current and future transportation on air quality in Houston. Proceedings of Air & Waste Management Association 107th Annual Conference & Exhibition. June 24-27, 2014, Long Beach, California, USA.

Shen, X., Sarker, S., Huque, Z., and Kommalapati, R. R. (2014) Analysis of soil moisture in southeast Texas based on NLDAS data. Proceedings of the Third In-situ and Remote Soil Moisture Sensing Technology Conference. March 12-14, 2014, Houston, Texas, USA. 

 
Department(s): 
Position: 
Faculty
Title: 
Assistant Professor of Meteorology/Air Quality
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Shen