Link: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.147 Stir-frying myrcia and Sichuan pepper produced large amounts of terpenes, which formed SOA through reactions with ozone. Advertisements
- Sept 1 – YiMing Qin’s paper on “The role of traffic emissions in particulate organics and nitrate at a downwind site in the periphery of Guangzhou, China” was published in ACP. https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/17/10245/2017/
- Sept 1 – Welcome new members of the group: Beatrix Rosette Go Mabato and LiYuan Zhou. They are new PhD students in School of Energy and Environment.
- Aug 23-25 – Masao Gen, Cherrie Liu and Chak Chak attended the “Photochemical Smog in China: Formation, transformation, impact and abatement strategies” in University of Gothenburg, hosted by Prof. Mattias Hallquist. They presented the following talks:
- Masao Gen: Electrospray-Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (ES-SERS) of atmospherically relevant particles
- Cherrie Liu: Real-time measurements of secondary organic aerosol formation and aging from ambient air using the GoPAM during the Changping Campaign
- Chak Chan: Primary and Secondary Organic Aerosols from Cooking Emissions
- Aug 21 – YiMing Qin left the group and started PhD study in Harvard University.
- Aug 17 – Alex Hao Wang passed his MPhil thesis exam on Aug 17. Congratulations! He will start working in Sundart Engineering.
- Aug 11 – Michael YangXi Chu passed his PhD thesis exam on Aug 11. Congratulations Dr. Chu! He will stay as a Postdoc in the group.
- Kikuo Okuyama gave a talk on “Aerosol Science and Technology for Industrial Applications -Measurements, dynamic behaviors, and materials synthesis” at CityU on Aug 14. He was also the external examiner of Michael’s PhD thesis exam.
Chan, C. K. and X. Yao, Air pollution in mega cities in China. Atmospheric Environment, 42, 1-42 (2008).
More information is available at http://www.journals.elsevier.com/atmospheric-environment/news/haagen-smit-prize-2015/
Berto and Chak interviewed by American Geophysical Union (AGU) on the paper Lee et al. (2015) “Characteristics of submicron particulate matter at the urban roadside in downtown Hong Kong – overview of 4 months of continuous high-resolution aerosol mass spectrometer (HR-AMS) measurements” Please click here for more details about their findings of importance of cooking in organic aerosols in an urban environment in Hong Kong.
Lee B.P., Li Y.J., Yu J., Louie P., and Chan C.K.* (2015) Characteristics of submicron particulate matter at the urban roadside in downtown Hong Kong – overview of 4 months of continuous high-resolution aerosol mass spectrometer (HR-AMS) measurements, J. Geophysical Research – Atmosphere, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023311/full