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1. Speciation of selected redox-active and toxic metals in fine particulate matter (PM2.5): occurrence, seasonal variations, and implication of PM2.5-associated oxidative potential. 2. Assessing the contributions of major PM2.5 fractions to PM2.5-associated toxicity and their synergistic/antagonistic/additive interactions

20072022

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Chinese Name

胡娣

Biography

Dr. Di HU obtained her B.Sc. degree in Applied Chemistry from Peking University and a Ph.D. degree in Atmospheric Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Hu is currently an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, and her main research interests are: 1) origins and chemical transformations of organic pollutants in the atmosphere; 2) development and application of advanced analytical techniques for the identification and quantification of various organic species and elements in atmospheric fine particulates and other complex matrices; 3) characterization and source apportionment of PM2.5-associated toxicity. Dr. Hu has published a number of peer-reviewed research papers in top-tier journals in the field, including the Journal of Hazardous Materials, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Environmental International, Environmental Pollution, JGR-Atmosphere, Atmospheric Environment, and so on.

Research Interests

1) Origins and chemical transformations of organic pollutants in the atmosphere.

2) Development and application of advanced analytical techniques for the identification and quantification of various organic species and elements in atmospheric fine particulates and other complex matrices.

3) Characterization and source apportionment of PM2.5-associated toxicity.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

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