Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan


Yaoxian Huang

Yaoxian Huang

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Office: 1541A


Ph.D., Michigan Technological University, Environmental Engineering, 2014/12

BS/MS, East China University of Science and Technology, Environmental Engineering, 2006/2009

Specializations and Research Interests

Atmospheric chemistry and climate modeling; greenhouse gas quantification and attribution; impacts of anthropogenic emissions on air quality, climate and health; aerosol-cloud-radiation interaction; impacts of climate change on air quality; satellite remote sensing.

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • MTU Doctoral Finishing Fellowship, 2014 Fall
  • MTU Dean’s Outstanding Award, 2014 Fall
  • NSF Early Career Scientist Travel Award, 2014 Summer

Professional Service

  • Member of American Geophysical Union
  • Journal article reviewer: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics; Scientific Reports; Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres; Atmospheric Environment; Science of the Total Environment; Climatic Change; Aerosol and Air Quality Research; Atmosphere; Journal of Advances in Meteorology. 
  • Proposal reviewer: Yale YIBS small grant program



Huang, Y., N. Unger, T. Storelvmo, K. Harper, Y. Zheng, and C. Heyes, Global radiative effects of solid fuel

    cookstove aerosol emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 5219-5233, doi:10.5194/acp-18-5219-2018,


Huang, Y., J. E. Hickman, and S. Wu, Impacts of enhanced fertilizer applications on tropospheric ozone

    and crop damage over sub-Saharan Africa, Atmos. Environ., 180, 117-125, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.-

    2018.02.040, 2018.


Kumar, A., S. Wu, Y. Huang, H. Liao, and J. O. Kaplan, Mercury from wildfires: global emission inventories  

    and sensitivity to 2000-2050 global change, Atmos. Environ., 173, 6-15, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.-

    10.061, 2018.


Huang, Y., S. Wu, L. J. Kramer, D. Helmig, and R. E. Honrath, Surface ozone and its precursors at

    Summit, Greenland: comparison between observations and model simulations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17,

    14661-14674, doi:10.5194/acp-17-14661-2017, 2017.


Hickman, J. E., Y. Huang, S. Wu, W. Diru, P. M. Groffman, K. L. Tully, and C. A. Palm, Nonlinear response

    of nitric oxide fluxes to fertilizer inputs and the impacts of agricultural intensification on tropospheric

    ozone pollution in Kenya, Global Change Biology, 23, 3193-3204, doi:10.1111/gcb.13644, 2017.


Huang, Y., S. Wu, and J. O. Kaplan, Sensitivity of global wildfire occurrences to various factors in the

    context of global change, Atmos. Environ., 121, 86-92, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.06.002, 2015.


Huang, Y., "Global modeling of atmospheric ozone and aerosols: model improvements and applications",

    PhD Dissertation, Michigan Technological University, 2014.


Zhang, H., S. Wu, Y. Huang, and Y. Wang, Effects of stratospheric ozone recovery on photochemistry and

    ozone air quality in the troposphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 4079-4086, doi:10.5194/acp-14-4079-

    2014, 2014.


Huang, Y., S. Wu, M. K. Dubey, and N. H. F. French, Impact of aging mechanism on model simulated

    carbonaceous aerosols, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 6329–6343, doi:10.5194/acp-13-6329-2013, 2013.

Updated: 2018-11-04