Zhouqing Xie was born in Hainan, China, in 1972. He received the Ph.D. degree from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2001. From 2001 to 2004, he served as a Lecturer, as an Associate Professor, and as a Professor at the USTC. From 2005 to 2006, he worked as a Visiting Scientist at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, USA. From 2007 to 2008, he was a Humboldt Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Germany. Presently, he serves as a Professor of USTC, as a Chair of Environmental Program of School of Earth and Space Science, as the Director of Institute of Polar Environment. He is mainly interested in the polar research including global climate change, atmospheric chemistry (especially aerosol chemistry in the marine boundary layer (MBL)), quarterly research, environmental sciences (e.g., the long-range transport of mercury and persistent organic pollutants (POPs)). In 2010, he was a recipient of National Outstanding Young Scientist Award from National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).
Biography Updated on 5 July 2011