Department of Environmental Science and Engineering



Ph.D. from Nankai University

Master from Jilin University

Bachelor from Jilin University



Urban air pollution

Air pollution exposure and human health


Programme Supervised for

Master programme of Environmental Sciences



Environmental Chemistry; Urban Atmospheric Environment; Expsoure and Health Risk; Atmospheric Environmental Chemistry; Technical English


Previous Teaching Experience

2001-2004, Peking University;

2005-2007, Environmental & Occupational Health Science Institute (EOHSI), University of Medical & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) / Rutgers University

2004-present, China University of Petroleum – Beijing


Professional Affiliations

International society of exposure sciences

European Geosciences Union




TEL: 86-10-89733422

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Address of Office: Room 924, Geology Building, College of Geosciences, China University of Petroleum – Beijing, No. 18 Fuxue Road, Changping District, Beijing, 102249, China



Liu, B., Xue, Z., Zhu, X., Jia, C.. Long-term trends (1990–2014), health risks, and sources of atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the U.S.. Environmental Pollution, 2017, 220, 1171-1179.

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Yu, C. H., Zhu, X., Fan, Z-H.. Spatial/temporal variations and source apportionment of VOCs monitored at community scale in an urban area. Plos One, 2014, 9(4), 1-13.

Zhu, X. and Jia, C.. Apportioning variability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and chlordanes in indoor and outdoor environments. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 2012, 14, 1926-1934.

Wu, X., Fan, Z., Zhu, X., Jung, K. H., Ohman-Strickland, P., Weisel, C. P., and Lioy, P. J.. Exposures to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and associated health risks of socio-economically disadvantaged population in a "hot spot" in Camden, New Jersey. Atmospheric Environment, 2012, 57, 72-79.

Zhu, X., Fan, Z., Wu, X., Jung, K. H. Ohman-Strickland, P., Bonanno, L. J., and Lioy, P. J.. Ambient concentrations and personal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in an urban community with mixed sources of air pollution. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 2011, 21, 437-449.

Lin, L., Fan, Z. H., Zhu, X., Huang, L. H., and Bonanno, L. J.. Characterization of atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a mixed-use urban community in Paterson, NJ: concentrations and sources. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 2011, 61(6), 631-639.

Yu, C. H., Fan, Z. H., Meng, Q. Y., Zhu, X., Korn, L., and Bonanno, L. J.. Spatial/temporal variations of elemental carbon, organic carbon, and trace elements in PM10 and the impact of land-use patterns on community air pollution in Paterson, NJ. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 2011, 61(6), 673-688.

Cui, W., Zhang, Q., Zhu, X., Wan, Y., Zhang, Z., Fan, Z., and Wang, T.. Determination of HCH and DDT in soils following Wenchuan 5.12 Violent Earthquake in China. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry, 2011, 30(1), 125-131.

Zhu, X., Ma, F., Luan, H., Wu, D., and Wang, T.. Evaluation and Comparison of Measurement Methods for Personal Exposure to Fine Particles in Beijing, China. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 2010, 84(1), 29-33.

Zhu, X., Fan, Z., Wu, X., Meng, Q., Wang, S-W., Tang, X., Ohman-Strickland, P., Georgopoulos, P., Zhang, J., Bonanno, L., Held, J., and Lioy, P.. Spatial variation of volatile organic compounds in a "Hot Spot" for air pollution. Atmospheric Environment, 2008, 42(32), 7329-7338.