Wang Yan, Ph.D., Professor. Born in January 1968 in Baotou, Inner Mongolia. Graduated from Shandong University in July 1993 and has been working there ever since. From 1993 to 2002, she mainly engaged in the research and application of water treatment agents and environmental impact assessments. Between 2002 and 2006, she pursued a doctoral degree in environmental engineering while working. Since 2006, she has primarily focused on research in precipitation and cloud chemistry, atmospheric aerosols, and the environmental behavior of persistent pollutants. From June to September 2010, she was a visiting scholar at Miami University, learning about the analysis and detection techniques of environmental POPs (Persistent Organic Pollutants), and from March to April 2018, she served as a senior researcher at SUNY Upstate Medical University and SUNY, co-supervising graduate students in conducting toxicity experiments on fine particulate matter and developing and improving atmospheric mercury models. To date, she has supervised 46 graduate students to graduation.

  • 2002/09/01-2006/06/01
    Ocean University of China
    Environmental Engineering
    Postgraduate (Doctoral)
  • 1990/09/01-1993/07/01
    Shan Dong University
    polymer chemistry
    Postgraduate (Master's Degree)
  • 1986/09/15-1990/07/01
    Shandong Institute of Building Materials Industry
    analytical chemistry
    University graduated
Professional Experience
  • 2007-9 — Now
  • 2018-3 — 2018-4
     SUNY Upstate Medical University 
  • 2010-6 — 2010-9
     Miami University 
  • 2000-9 — 2007-8
  • 1995-9 — 2000-9

The research group has been committed to the study of atmospheric environmental chemistry and the health impacts of environmental air quality for a long time, with research directions including cloud and precipitation chemistry, aerosol chemistry, the environmental geochemical cycle of mercury, environmental monitoring, and atmospheric transport of persistent organic pollutants, and health risk assessment of air pollution, etc. The group has conducted multiple environmental air quality monitoring and atmospheric cloud and fog field observation experiments at urban sites in East and North China, as well as at field sites like Mount Tai, Mount Heng, Mount Lu, Hong Kong’s Tai Mo Shan, and Cape Verde in Africa. Comprehensive studies have been conducted on the emission sources, migration and transformation, and atmospheric transport of atmospheric pollutants such as SO2, fine particulate matter, atmospheric mercury, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, VOCs, etc., along with epidemiological studies on the impact of air pollution on respiratory diseases and the health risk assessment of particulate matter pollution components. In recent years, the group has led and participated in more than twenty projects including key R&D programs of the Ministry of Science and Technology, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, public welfare scientific research projects in Shandong Province, and the Natural Science Foundation of Shandong Province. The group has made research breakthroughs in the transport and spatiotemporal distribution characteristics of tropospheric atmospheric pollutants, acidification mechanisms of cloud water, accumulation of POPs in clouds, and the migration and transformation of atmospheric mercury in cloud and fog processes. The research achievements have been published in over 120 SCI papers in fields related to environmental and atmospheric science, such as Environmental Science & Technology, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Journal of Geophysical Research, Science of the Total Environment, Atmospheric Environment, etc. The group has completed 16 technology achievement appraisals and national invention patents and received 37 awards for scientific and technological progress from the Ministry of Education, the Science and Technology Progress Award of Shandong Province, and the Shandong Province Environmental Protection Science and Technology Award.

Research direction

(1)Xinmiao Xu, Tao Li, Jiebo Zhen, Yuqian Jiang, Xiaoling Nie, Yan Wang*. Characterization of Microplastics in Clouds over Eastern China .Environmental Science & Technology Letters .2024 ,11 (1):16-22

(2)Xiaoling Nie, Tao Li, Chen Wu, Zhe Wang, Yanbing Li, Jiebo Zhen, Yan Wang*. Seasonal variation of mercury in cloud water at a mountaintop in subtropical Hong Kong: Influences of transboundary transport and sea-salt aerosol .Science of the Total Environment .2024 ,908

(3)Jiebo Zhen, Tao Li*, Xinmiao Xu, Ping Du, Yue Song, Xiaoling Nie, Xinghui Liu, Hengde Liu, Yujian Bi, Xinfeng Wang, Likun Xue, Yan Wang*. Changed mercury speciation in clouds driven by changing cloud water chemistry and impacts on photoreduction: Field evidence at Mt. Tai in eastern China .Water Research .2023 ,244

(4)Tao Li, Huiting Mao, Zhe Wang, Jianzhen Yu, Shuwen Li, Xiaoling Nie, Hartmut Herrmann, Yan Wang*. Field Evidence for Asian Outflow and Fast Depletion of Total Gaseous Mercury in the Polluted Coastal Atmosphere .Environmental Science & Technology .2023 (10):4101

(5)Xiaoling Nie, Chen Wu, Houyong Zhang, Yanbin Li, Tao Li, Yan Wang*. Atmospheric wet deposition of mercury in urban Jinan, eastern China: Speciation, scavenging process and potential sources .Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety .2023 (无)

(6)Ping Du, Xiaoling Nie, Hongtao Liu, Zhiru Hou, Xiaole Pan, Hang Liu, Xinghui Liu, Xinfeng Wang, Xiaomin Sun, Yan Wang*. Design and Evaluation of ACFC—An Automatic Cloud/Fog Collector .ATMOSPHERE .2023 (3)

(7)Minmin Yang, Huiting Mao, Longli Li, Fengchun Yang, Fangfang Cao and Yan Wang*. Quantifying Concentrations and Emissions of Hexachlorobutadiene-A New Atmospheric Persistent Organic Pollutant in northern China .Environmental Research .2023 ,216

(8)Xinli Wang, Minmin Yang, Guirong Wang*, Lili Du, Haiyan, Yan Wang*. Chemical characteristics and cytotoxic correlation analysis of PM2.5 in Jinan .Air Quality Atmosphere and Health .2022

(9)Minmin Yang, Fengchun Yang, Hongli Li, Tao Li, Fangfang Cao, Xiaoling Nie, Jiebo Zhen, Panyan Li and Yan Wang*. CFCs measurements at high altitudes in northern China during 2017-2018: Concentrations and potential emission source regions .Sci. Total Environ. .2021 ,754 :142290

(10)Jibo Zhen, Minmin Yang, Jie Zhou, Fengchun Yang, Tao Li*, Hongli Li, Fangfang Cao, Xiaoling Nie, Panyan Li and Yan Wang*. Monitoring Chlorofluorocarbons in Potential Source Regions in Eastern China .ATMOSPHERE .2020 ,11 (12)

(11)Xiaoling Nie, Huiting Mao, Panyan Li, Tao Li, Jie Zhou, Yan Wu, Minmin Yang, Jiebo Zhen, Xinli Wang, Yan Wang*. Total gaseous mercury in a coastal city (Qingdao, China): Influence of sea-land breeze and regional transport .Atmospheric Environment .2020 ,235

(12)Xiaoling Nie, Yan Wang*, Huiting Mao*, Tijian Wang, Tao Li, Yan Wu, Yaxin Li, Chenxiao Hou, Guanghao Qie, Xin Feng, Zhaohui Shang, Haifeng He. Atmospheric mercury in an eastern Chinese metropolis (Jinan) .Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety .2020 ,196

(13)Tao Li, Zhe Wang*, Yaru Wang, Chen Wu, Yiheng Liang, Men Xia, Chuan Yu, Hui Yun, Weihao Wang, Yan Wang, Jia Guo, Hartmut Herrmann and Tao Wang. Chemical characteristics of cloud water and the impacts on aerosol properties at a subtropical mountain site in Hong Kong SAR .Atmosphere Chemistry and Physics .2020 ,20 (1):391

(14)Lili Du, Yan Wang*, Zhicheng Wu, Chenxiao Hou, Huiting Mao, Tao Li, Xiaoling Nie. PM2.5-Bound Toxic Elements in an Urban City in East China: Concentrations, Sources, and Health Risks .International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health .2019 ,16 (1)

(15)MinminYang, YanWang*, Hongli Li*, Tao Li, Xiaoling Nie, Fangfang Cao, Fengchun Yang, ZheWang, TaoWang, Guanghao Qie, Tong Jin, Lili Du, Wenxing Wang. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) associated with PM2.5 within boundary layer: Cloud/fog and regional transport .science of the total environment .2018 ,627 :613

(16)Xianghe Zhang, MinminYang, XiaominSun*, Xiaolei Wang, Yan Wang*. The experimental observation, mechanism and kinetic studies on the reaction of hexachloro-1,3-butadiene initiated by typical atmospheric oxidants .science of the total environment .2018 ,627 :256

(17)Guanghao Qie, Yan Wang*, Chen Wu, Huiting Mao,Ping Zhang,Tao Li, Yaxin Li, Robert Talbot, Chenxiao Hou and Taixing Yue. Distribution and sources of particulate mercury and other trace elements in PM2.5 and PM10 atop Mount Tai, China .Journal of Environmental Management .2018 ,215 :195

(18)Tao Li, Yan Wang*, Huiting Mao, Shuxiao Wang, Robert W. Talbot, Ying Zhou, Zhe Wang, Xiaoling Nie, and Guanghao Qie. Insights on Chemistry of Mercury Species in Clouds over Northern China: Complexation and Adsorption .Environmental Science & Technology .2018 ,52 (9):5125

(19)Zhuyun Ye, Huiting Mao*, Charles T. Driscoll , Yan Wang, Yanxu Zhang, and Lyatt Jaeglé. Evaluation of CMAQ Coupled With a State-of-the-Art Mercury Chemical Mechanism (CMAQ-newHg-Br) .Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems .2018 ,10 (3):668

(20)Xiaoling Nie, Yan Wang*, Yaxin Li, Lei Sun, Tao Li, Minmin Yang, Xueqiao Yang, Wenxing Wang. Characteristics and impacts of trace elements in atmospheric deposition at a high-elevation site, southern China .environmental science and pollution research .2017 ,24 (29):22839

(21)Fengchun Yang, Yan Wang*, Hongli Li*, Minmin Yang, Tao Li, Fangfang Cao, Jianmin Chen, Zhe Wang. Influence of Cloud/Fog on Atmospheric VOCs in the Free Troposphere: A Case Study at Mount Tai in Eastern China .Aerosol and Air Quality Research .2017 ,17 (10):2401

(22)Tao Li , Yan Wang*, Jie Zhou, Tao Wang, Aijun Ding, Wei Nie, Likun Xue, Xinfeng Wang, and Wenxing Wang. Evolution of trace elements in the planetary boundary layer in southern China: Effects of dust storms and aerosol-cloud interactions .JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES .2017 ,122 (6):3492

(23)Yaxin Li , Yan Wang* , Yan Li *, Tao Li , Huiting Mao , Robert Talbot, Xiaoling Nie, ChenWu, Yanfang Zhao , Chenxiao Hou, Guirong Wang , Jie Zhou, Guanghao Qie. Characteristics and potential sources of atmospheric particulate mercury in Jinan, China .science of the total environment .2017 ,574 :1424

(24)Peng-Hui Li*, Yan Wang**, Yu-Hua Li, Min-Min Yang, Ming-Hu Sun, Jia Guo, You-Ping Shou, Xianliang Yi, Lei Wang, Zhi-Lin Xi, Zhi-Yong Li,. Characterization of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Cloud Deposition at Mount Heng in Southern China .Aerosol and Air Quality Research .2016

(25)Lei Sun, Likun Xue*, Tao Wang, Jian Gao, Aijun Ding, Owen R. Cooper, Meiyun Lin, Pengju Xu, Zhe Wang, Xinfeng Wang, Liang Wen, Yanhong Zhu, Tianshu Chen, Lingxiao Yang, Yan Wang, Jianmin Chen, and Wenxing Wang. Significant increase of summertime ozone at Mount Tai in Central Eastern China .Atmos. Chem. Phys. .2016 ,16 :10637

(26)Haiyan Li, Yan Wang*, Hongli Li*, Chen Zhu, Huiting Mao, Minmin Yang, Ruixia Wang, and Wenxing Wang. Investigation of sources of atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons at Mount Lushan in southern China .Journal of Geophysical Research (Atmospheres) .2016

(27)Peng Liu, Xining Wang, Jiayin Fan , Wenxin Xiao and Yan Wang*. Effects of Air Pollution on Hospital Emergency Room Visits for Respiratory Diseases: Urban-Suburban Differences in Eastern China .International journal of environmental research and public health .2016

(28)Minmin Yang, Yan Wang*, Jianmin Chen*, Hongli Li, Yuhua Li. Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Halocarbons at a Mountaintop in Southern China .Aerosol and Air Quality Research .2016

(29)Peng-hui Li , Yan Wang* , Yu-hua Li , Ka-ming Wai *, Hong-li Li , Lei Tong. Gas-particle partitioning and precipitation scavenging of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the free troposphere in southern China .atmospheric environment .2016

(30)Xiao Sun, Yan Wang*, Haiyan Li, Xueqiao Yang, Lei Sun, Xinfeng Wang, Tao Wang & Wenxing Wa. Organic acids in cloud water and rainwater at a mountain site in acid rain areas of South China .environmental science and pollution research .2016

(31)Minmin Yang , Yan Wang* , Qiang Liu , Aijun Ding and Yuhua Li. The Influence of Sandstorms and Long-Range Transport on Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in PM2.5 in the High-Altitude Atmosphere of Southern China .Atmosphere .2015 ,6 (11)

(32)Lei Sun, Yan Wang*, Taixing Yue, Xueqiao Yang, Likun Xue,Wenxing Wang. Evaluation of the behavior of clouds in a region of severe acid rain pollution in southern China: species, complexes, and variations .environmental science and pollution research .2015 ,22 (18)

(33)Ruixia Wang, YanWang*, Hongli Li , Minmin Yang, Lei Sun , TaoWang, WenxingWang. Cloud deposition of PAHs at Mount Lushan in southern China .science of the total environment .2015 ,526

(34)Li T,  Wang Y* , Li WJ , Chen JM, Wang T , Wang WX. Concentrations and solubility of trace elements in fine particles at a moutain site, southern China: regional sources and cloud processing .Atmospherc Chemistry and Physics .2015

(35)Peng-hui Li*, Yan Wang*, Tao Li, Lei Sun, Xianliang Yi, Li-qiong Guo , Rui-hong Su. Characterization of carbonaceous aerosols at Mount Lu in South China: implication for secondary organic carbon formation and long-range transport .environmental science and pollution research .2015 ,22 (18):14189

(36)Lei Sun, Yan Wang*, Taixing Yue, Xueqiao Yang, Likun Xue,Wenxing Wang. Evaluation of the behavior of clouds in a region of severe acid rain pollution in southern China: species, complexes, and variations .environmental science and pollution research .2015 ,22 (18):14280

(37)Peng-hui Li*, Yan Wang*, Yu-hua Li, Hong-li Li, and Xianliang Yi. Origin and Distribution of PAHs in Ambient Particulate Samples at High Mountain Region in Southern China .Advances in Meteorology .2014

(38)Weijun Li*, Yan Wang*, Jeffrey L. Collett, Jimin Chen, Xiaoye Zhang, Zifa Wang, Wenxin Wang. Microscopic Evaluation of Trace Metals in Cloud Droplets in an Acid Precipitation Region .Environmental Science & Technology .2013 ,47 (9):4172

(39)Jia Guo , Yan Wang , Xinhua Shen , Zhe Wang , Taehyoung Lee ,Xinfeng Wang , Penghui Li ,Minghu Sun , Jeffrey L. Collett Jr. , Wenxing Wang , Tao Wang*. Characterization of cloud water chemistry at Mount Tai, China: Seasonal variation, anthropogenic impact, and cloud processing .atmospheric environment .2012

(40)Jie Zhou, Yan Wang *,Taixing Yue , Yuhua Li,Ka-Ming Wai ,Wenxing Wang. Origin and distribution of trace elements in high-elevation precipitation in southern China .environmental science and pollution research .2012

(41)Xiao-huan Liu, Ka-Ming Wai, Yan Wang*, Jie Zhou, Peng-hui Li Jia Guo, Peng-ju Xu,Wen-xing Wang. Evaluation of trace elements contamination in cloud/fog water at an elevated mountain site in Northern China .Chemosphere .2012

(42)Yuhua Li, Yan Wang*, Aijun Ding, Xiaohuan Liu, Jia Guo, Penghui Li, Minghu Sun, Fuling Ge & Wenxing Wang. Impact of long-range transport and under-cloud scavenging on precipitation chemistry in East China .environmental science and pollution research .2011 ,18 (18):1544

(43)Yan Wang*, Minghu Sun, Penghui Li, Yuhua Lia, Likun Xue, Wenxing Wang. Variation of low molecular weight organic acids in precipitation and cloudwater at high elevation in South China .Atmospheric Environment .2011 ,45 (36):6518

(44)Yan Wang*, Jia Guo, Tao Wang, Aijun Ding, Jian Gao, Yang Zhou, Jeffrey L. Collett, Jr.,Wenxing Wang. Influence of regional pollution and sandstorms on the chemical composition of cloud/fog at the summit of Mt. Taishan in northern China .Atmospheric Research .2011 ,99 (3-4):434-442

(45)Minghu Sun, Yan Wang*, Tao Wang, Shaojia Fan, Wenxing Wang, Penghui Li, Jia Guo, Yuhua Li. Cloud and the corresponding precipitation chemistry in south China: Water-soluble components and pollution transport .Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere .2010 ,115

(46)Peng-hui Li;Yan Wang*;Yu-hua Li;Zai-feng Wang;Hou-yong Zhang; Peng-ju Xu;Wen-xing Wang. Characterization of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons deposition in PM2.5 and cloud/fog water at Mount Taishan (China) .atmospheric environment .2010 ,44 (44):1996

(47)Yan Wang*, Peng-hui Li, Hong-li Li, Xiao-huan Liu, Wen-xing Wang. PAHs distribution in precipitation at Mount Taishan. China. Identification of sources and meteorological influences .Atmospheric Research .2010 ,95 (1):1-7

(48)Yan Wang*, Yisheng Zhang. Air quality assessment by contingent valuation in Ji'nan, China .Journal of Environmental Management .2009 ,90 (2):1022-1029

(49)Yan Wang*;Ka Ming Wa;Jian Gao;Xiaohuan Liu;Tao Wang;Wenxing Wang. The impacts of anthropogenic emissions on the precipitation chemistry at an elevated site in North-eastern China .Atmospheric Environment .2008 ,42 (13):2959-2970

(50)Yan Wang* , Xiao-Huan Liu, Hong-Li Li , Wen-Xing Wang. Appropriate Range of Quality Control Limit for Wet Deposition Monitoring .Environmental monitoring and assessment .2007 ,132 :45

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