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-climate 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; 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., J. E. Hickman, and S. Wu, Impacts of enhanced fertilizer applications on tropospheric ozone

    and crop damage over sub-Saharan Africa, Atmos. Environ., revised, 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., N. Unger, T. Storelvmo, K. Harper, Y. Zheng, and C. Heyes, Global radiative effects of solid fuel

    cookstove aerosol emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi:10.5194/acp-2017-894, 2017.


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 photo-chemistry 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: 2018-01-01