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


Yaoxian Huang
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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; 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, Impacts of solid fuel cookstove

              aerosol emissions on global climate, Atmos. Chem. Phys., submitted.

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., submitted.

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

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

              in press, 2017.

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.,

               doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.10.061, 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,


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,   



Updated: 2017-11-02