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Ho KF, Chang CC, Tian L, Chan CS, Musa Bandowe BA, Lui KH, Lee KY, Chuang KJ, Liu CY, Ning Z, Chuang HC. Effects of polycyclic aromatic compounds in fine particulate matter generated from household coal combustion on response to EGFR mutations in vitro. 2016 Nov;218:1262-1269. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.08.084.
Nirmal Kumar Gali, Zhi Ning*, Walid Daoud, Peter Brimblecombe. Investigation on the mechanism of non-photocatalytically TiO2-induced reactive oxygen species and its significance on cell cycle and morphology, Journal of Applied Toxicology, 2016. Volume 36, Issue 10, DOI 10.1002/jat.3341.
Xingjia Man; Chun Shun Cheung; Zhi Ning; LONG WEI; Zuohua Huang. Influence of engine load and speed on regulated and unregulated emissions of a diesel engine fueled with diesel fuel blended with waste cooking oil biodiesel. Fuel. Volume 180, 15 September 2016, Pages 41–49.
K.L. Chan, S.Y.N. Jiang, Z. Ning*, Speciation of water soluble iron in size segregated airborne particulate matter using LED based liquid waveguide with a novel dispersive absorption spectroscopic measurement technique, Analytica Chimica Acta, Available online 4 February 2016, ISSN 0003-2670.
Sun, L., Wong, K.C., Wei, P., Ye, S., Huang, H., Yang, F., Westerdahl, D., Louie, P.K.K., Luk, C.W.Y., Ning, Z*. Development and application of a next generation air sensor network for the Hong Kong marathon 2015 air quality monitoring. (2016) Sensors (Switzerland), 16 (2), 18 p.
Ho, K.-F., Ho, S.S.H., Huang, R.-J., Chuang, H.-C., Cao, J.-J., Han, Y., Lui, K.-H., Ning, Z., Chuang, K.-J., Cheng, T.-J., Lee, S.-C., Hu, D., Wang, B., Zhang, R. Chemical composition and bioreactivity of PM2.5 during 2013 haze events in China (2016) Atmospheric Environment, 126, pp. 162-170.
Daya S. Kaul, Zhi Ning*, Dane Westerdahl, Xijie Yin, Robert A. Cary. A Novel Tandem of Thermal Desorption Carbon Analyzer and Off-Axis Integrated Cavity Output Spectroscopy for Aerosol Stable Carbon Isotope Ratio Measurement. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Article in press. doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0288.
Brimblecombe P., Townsend T., Lau C.F., Rakowska A., Chan T.L., Močnik G., Ning Z*. Through-tunnel estimates of vehicle fleet emission factors (2015). Atmospheric Environment, 123, pp. 180-189. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.10.086.
Lau C.F., Rakowska A., Townsend T., Brimblecombe P., Chan T.L., Yam Y.S., Močnik G., Ning Z*. Evaluation of diesel fleet emissions and control policies from plume chasing measurements of on-road vehicles (2015) Atmospheric Environment, 122, pp. 171-182. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.09.048.
Jiang Sabrina Yanan, Kaul Daya S, Yang Fenhuan, Sun Li, Zhi Ning* (2015)"Source apportionment and water solubility of metals in size segregated particles in urban environments." Science of The Total Environment 533(0): 347-355.
K.L. Chan, A. Hartl, Y.F. Lam, P.H. Xie, W.Q. Liu, H.M. Cheung, J. Lampel, D. Pöhler, A. Li, J. Xu, H.J. Zhou, Z. Ning, M.O. Wenig, 2015, Observations of tropospheric NO2 using ground based MAX-DOAS and OMI measurements during the Shanghai World Expo 2010, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 119, October 2015, Pages 45–58.
Peter Brimblecombe, Zhi Ning*. Effect of road blockages on local air pollution during the Hong Kong protests and its implications for air quality management. Science of The Total Environment. 2015 Jul 31;536:443-448. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.07.104.
Fenhuan Yang, Daya Kaul, Ka Chun Wong, Dane Westerdahl, Li Sun, Kin-fai Ho, Linwei Tian, Peter Brimblecombe, Zhi Ning*, Heterogeneity of passenger exposure to air pollutants in public transport microenvironments, Atmospheric Environment, 109: 42–51, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.03.009.
X. J. Man, C. S. Cheung, Z. Ning & K. F. Yung (2015): Effect of Waste Cooking Oil Biodiesel on the Properties of Particulate from a DI Diesel Engine, Aerosol Science and Technology, Vol. 49, Iss. 4, Page 199-209. 2015, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2015.1016214.
Wubulihairen Maimaitireyimu, Sabrina, Yanan Jiang, Zhi Ning*, Prototype Development and Laboratory Evaluation of an Aerosol to Hydrosol Sampler. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Volume 15, No. 3, June 2015, Pages 776-785, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.08.0175.
Wubulihairen Maimaitireyimu, Zhi Ning*, Xiaoying Lu, Patrick K.H Lee. Development and laboratory evaluation of a compact swirling aerosol sampler (SAS) for collection of atmospheric bioaerosols. Atmospheric Pollution Research, Vol 6, Iss 4, doi: 10.5094/APR.2015.062.
Nirmal Kumar Gali, Fenhuan Yang, Sabrina Yanan Jiang, Ka Lok Chan, Li Sun, Kin-fai Ho, Zhi Ning*. Spatial and seasonal heterogeneity of atmospheric particles induced reactive oxygen species in urban areas and the role of water-soluble metals, Environmental Pollution, 2015, 198:86-96, doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2015.01.001
Longhua Hu, Xiaochun Zhang, Wei Zhu, Zhi Ning, Fei Tang, A global relation of fire smoke re-circulation behavior in urban street canyons, 2015. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, (IF=2.016), Vol. 21, Iss. 4, 459-469.
Nirmal Kumar Gali, S.Y.N. Jiang, Z. Ning*, 2014. Exo- and endo-genous reactive oxygen species from size segregated atsmopheric aerosols in contrast urban environments. Submitted to Journal of Hazardous Materials.
Fenhuan Yang, Daya Kaul, Li Sun, Dane Westerdahl, Peter Brimblecomb, Zhi Ning*, 2014. Commuter exposure to black carbon and ultrafine particles in various public transit systems in Hong Kong. Submitted to Science of Total Environment.
Agata Rakowska, Ka Chun Wong, Thomas Townsend, Ka Lok Chan, Dane Westerdahl, Simon Ng, Griša Močnik, Luka Drinovec, Zhi Ning*,2014, Impact of traffic volume and composition on the air quality and pedestrian exposure in urban street canyon. Submitted to Atmospheric Environment
Y.C. Lee, D.T. Shindell, G. Faluvegi, M. Wenig, Y.F. Lam, Z. Ning, S. Hao, C.S. Lai, Increase of ozone concentrations, its temperature sensitivity and the precursor factor in South China, Tellus B 2014, 66, 23455, DOI: 10.3402/tellusb.v66.23455.
Jiang, S.Y.N., Yang, F., Chan, K.L., Ning, Z.*, 2014. Water solubility of metals in coarse PM and PM2.5 in typical urban environment in Hong Kong. Atmospheric Pollution Research, 5: 236- 244, doi: 10.5094/APR.2014.029.
K. L. Chan, Z. Ning*, D. Westerdahl, K. C. Wong, Y. W. Sun, A. Hartl, M. O. Wenig. Dispersive Infrared Spectroscopy Measurements of Atmospheric CO2 using a Fabry-Perot Interferometer Sensor. Science of the Total Environment (IF: 3.258), 472, Pages 27–35. 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.10.105
Y.C. Lee, Y.F. Lam, G. Kuhlmann, M.O. Wenig, K.L. Chan, A. Hartl, Zhi Ning*. An integrated approach to identify the biomass burning sources contributing to black carbon episodes in Hong Kong, Atmospheric Environment, 2013. (IF=3.787), Volume 80, December 2013, Pages 478–487
Li, R. S., M. Navab, P. Pakbin, Z. Ning, K. Navab, G. Hough, T. E. Morgan, C. E. Finch, J. A. Araujo, A. M. Fogelman, C. Sioutas and T. Hsiai, Ambient ultrafine particles alter lipid metabolism and HDL anti-oxidant capacity in LDLR-null mice. Journal of Lipid Research 54(6), 1608-1615. . (IF=5.559)
Ning, Z.*, K. L. Chan, K. C. Wong, D. Westerdahl, G. Mo?nik, J. H. Zhou and C. S. Cheung, Black carbon mass size distributions of diesel exhaust and urban aerosols measured using differential mobility analyzer in tandem with Aethalometer. 2013. Atmospheric Environment, In Press, Accepted Manuscript. (IF=3.787)
L.H. Hu, X.C. Zhang, W Zhu, Ning, Z , F Tang. A global relation of fire smoke re-circulation behavior in urban street canyons. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management. 2012, Accepted for publication. SCEM-2012-0352
Ning, Z., Wubulihairen, R., F. Yang. PM, NOx and butane emissions from on-road vehicle fleets in Hong Kong and their implications on emission control policy, Atmospheric Environment 61: 265-274.
Kam, W., Ning, Z , Schauer, J. J., Shafer, M., Sioutas, C. Chemical characterization of coarse and fine particulate matter (PM) in underground and ground-level rail systems of Los Angeles Metro, Environmental Science & Technology, 2011, 45(16):6769-76 .
Morgan, T.E, Davis, D.A, Iwata, N., Tanner, J.A, Snyder, D., Ning, Z ., Kam, W., Hsu, Y.T, Winkler, J.W, Chen, J.C, Petasis, N.A, Baudry, M., Sioutas, C., and Finch, C.E. “Glutamatergic neurons in rodent models respond to nanoscale particulate urban air pollutants in vivo and in vitro”. Environmental Health Perspectives, 119(7): 1003–1009. August 2010
Pakbin, P., Ning, Z ., Shafer, M.M., Schauer J.J., Sioutas C. Seasonal and Spatial Coarse Particle Elemental Concentrations in the Los Angeles Area, Atmospheric Environment, 45:8, pp. 949-963, March 2011.
Ning, Z ., Hudda, N., Daher, N., Kam W., Herner, J, Kozawa, K., Mara, S., Sioutas C. Impact of roadside noise barriers on particle size distributions and pollutants concentrations near freeways, Atmospheric Environment. 44:26, 3118-3127, 2010
Ning, Z ., Sioutas, C. Atmospheric processes influencing aerosols generated by combustion and their impact on public exposure: A Review. Aerosol and Air Quality Research. 10: 43–58, 2010.
Li R., Ning, Z , Cui, J., Sioutas, C., Hsiai T., Diesel exhaust particles modulate vascular endothelial cell permeability: Implication of ZO-1 Expression, Toxicology Letters 197: 163–168, 2010.
Verma, V., Ning, Z ., Cho A. K., Schauer J. J., Shafer M. M. and Sioutas C. Redox activity of urban quasi-ultrafine particles from primary and secondary sources. Atmospheric Environment, Volume 43, Issue 40, December 2009, Pages 6360-6368
Han, B., Ning, Z ., Hudda, N., Kim, Y. J., Sioutas, C. Efficient Collection of Atmospheric Aerosols with a Particle Concentrator—Electrostatic Precipitator Sampler, Aerosol Science and Technology, 43:757-766, 2009
Pakbin, P., Ning, Z ., Schauer J. J., Sioutas, C. Characterization of Particle Bound Organic Carbon from Diesel Vehicles Equipped with Advanced Emission Control Technologies, Environmental Science and Technology, 2009, 43 (13), pp 4679–4686
Han, B., Hudda, N., Ning, Z ., Kim, H. J., Kim, Y. J. & Sioutas, C. (2008). A novel bipolar charger for submicron aerosol particles using carbon fiber ionizers, Journal of Aerosol Science, 40(4), April 2009, Pages 285-294.
Han, B., Hudda N., Ning, Z . and Sioutas C. Enhanced Unipolar Charging of Concentration-Enriched Particles Using Water-based Condensational Growth. Journal of Aerosol Science, 39 (9), September 2008, Pages 770-78
Ning, Z ., Polidori, A., Schauer, J.J. and Sioutas C. Emission factors of PM species based on freeway measurements and comparison with tunnel and dynamometer studies. Atmospheric Environment, Volume 42, Issue 13, April 2008, Pages 3099-3114
Ning, Z ., Silanpaa, M., Pakbin, P., Sioutas, C., Field evaluation of a new particle concentrator- electrostatic precipitator system for measuring chemical and toxicological properties of particulate matter, Particle and Fibre Toxicology, 2008, 5:15, November 2008
Ning, Z ., Geller M.D., Moore K.F, Sheesley R.J., Schauer J.J, and Sioutas C. Daily Variation of Chemical Characteristics of Urban Ultrafine Aerosols and Inference of their Sources. Environmental Science and Technology, 41 (17), 6000-6006, 2007
Ntziachristos L, Ning, Z ., Geller M.D., Sheesley R., Schauer J.J. and Sioutas C. Fine, Ultrafine and Nanoparticles Trace Element Compositions near a Freeway with Heavy Duty Diesel Traffic. Atmospheric Environment, 41 (27): 5684 – 5696, 2007
Ntziachristos L., Ning, Z ., Geller M.D and Sioutas C. Particle Concentration and Characteristics near a Major Freeway with Heavy-Duty Diesel Traffic. Environmental Science and Technology 41 (7), 2223 -2230, 2007.
Ning, Z . and Chan, T.L. On-road Remote Sensing of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Vehicle Emissions Measurement and Emission Factors Estimation in Hong Kong. Atmospheric Environment, Volume 41, Issue 39, Pages 9099-9110, 2007
Ning, Z ., Moore K., Polidori A, Siouats C. Field Validation of the new miniature Versatile Aerosol Concentration Enrichment System (mVACES). Aerosol Science and Technology 40 (12), 1098-1110, 2006
Wang, J.S, Chan, T.L., Ning, Z ., Cheung C.S., Leung C.W. Roadside Measurement and Prediction of CO and PM2.5 Dispersion from On-road Vehicles in Hong Kong. Transportation Research Part D- Transport and Environment 11 (4): 242-249, 2006
Chan T.L. and Ning Z. (2005) On-road Remote Sensing of Diesel Vehicle Emissions Measurement and Emission Factors Estimation in Hong Kong. Atmospheric Environment 39 (36): 6843-6856, 2005
Chan T.L., Ning Z., Leung C.W., Cheung C.S., Hung W.T. and Dong G. On-road Remote Sensing of Petrol Vehicle Emissions Measurement and Emission Factors Estimation in Hong Kong. Atmospheric Environment 38(14), 2055-2066, 2004
Department of Thermal Science and Energy Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China. “Urban Air Pollution: Sources and Health Impacts”, July 7th, 2012.
CityU Technology Transfer Forum, “Air Pollution Measurement and Control Technologies to Meet Environmental Challenges”, Hong Kong, June 15th, 2012.
The International Conference on Remote Sensing, Environment and Transport Engineering 2012 (RSETE), Nanjing, China. “Urban PM2.5 air pollution and their impact on public health”, June 2nd, 2012.
IMechE (HK) Symposium "Advanced Technology in Energy Systems for a Quality Environment", Hong Kong Polytechnic University, “A new methodology of measuring vehicle emissions from blended diesel”. March 21st, 2012.
Patent and Licensing
Multi-application high flow aerosol to hydrosol PM2.5 sampler, PWG/PA/302/7/2012 (PRC)
Dispersive Infrared Spectroscopy Measurements of Atmospheric CO2, PWG/PA/357/10/2013 (PRC, US)
A photo-electrometer based PM sensor for wide size range particle detection, PWG/PA/483/6/2016 (PRC)
Mini air station technology with low cost sensors. Shenzhen Chuanglong Qingyan Ltd., Aug, 2015
On-road plume chasing and analysis system (OPCAS). Non-exclusive technology licensed to Hang Zhou Fuming Huanke Corporation
Indoor PM purification system with PM2.5 monitoring function. Exclusive technology licensed to Beijing Zhongke Chengyi Environmental Technology Company.
“President’s Awards (TPAs)” among 20 awardees for excellent research performance, City University of Hong Kong, 2015/2016
Excellent Product Award, China Hi-Tech Fair, 16-21,November, 2013, Shenzhen, China
“Award of Excellence in Review”, Elsevier, May,2013
“Top 25 hottest article” in Atmospheric Environment,July,2008
“Outstanding Research Assistant Award”, University of Southern California,September,2007