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Shaohui Zhang

Research Scholar

Pollution Management Research Group

Energy, Climate, and Environment Program


Shaohui Zhang is a research scholar in the Pollution Management (PM) Research Group of the IIASA Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) Program, and an associate professor at Beihang University (BUAA) in China.

His research interests focus on the Greenhouse Gas and Air Pollution Interactions and Synergies (GAINS), and Model for Energy Supply Strategy Alternatives and their General Environmental Impact (MESSAGEix) integrated assessment models; policy assessment for energy, climate, and environmental pollution; as well as cost-benefit analysis.

Zhang received his PhD from the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, following the completion of an MSc at Zhengzhou University, China. He first visited IIASA in 2013 as a research assistant in the former IIASA Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases (AIR) Program. He returned to the institute in November 2016 as an IIASA postdoctoral research scholar jointly associated with the former AIR and Energy (ENE) programs at IIASA.

Last update: 17 JAN 2023


Yue, H., Worrell, E., Crijns-Graus, W., Wagner, F. , Zhang, S. , & Hu, J. (2024). Air Quality and Health Implications of Coal Power Retirements Attributed to Industrial Electricity Savings in China. Environmental Science & Technology 10.1021/acs.est.3c09517. (In Press)

Zhao, D., Liu, J., Sun, L., Hubacek, K., Pfister, S., Feng, K., Zheng, H., Peng, X., Wang, D., Yang, H., Shen, L., Lun, F., Zhao, X., Chen, B., Keskinen, M., Zhang, S. , Cai, J., & Varis, O. (2024). Water consumption and biodiversity: Responses to global emergency events. Science Bulletin 10.1016/j.scib.2024.03.049. (In Press)

Chen, S., Lu, X., Nielsen, C., McElroy, M., He, G., Zhang, S. , He, K., Yang, X., Zhang, F., & Hao, J. (2023). Deploying solar photovoltaic energy first in carbon-intensive regions brings gigatons more carbon mitigations to 2060. Communications Earth & Environment 4 (1) e369. 10.1038/s43247-023-01006-x.

Zhang, S., Zhang, C., Cai, W., Bai, Y., Callaghan, M., Chang, N., Chen, B., Chen, H., Cheng, L., Dai, H., Dai, X., Fan, W., Fang, X., Gao, T., Geng, Y., Guan, D., Hu, Y., Hua, J., Huang, C., Huang, H., Huang, J., Huang, X., Ji, J., Jiang, Q., Jiang, X., Kiesewetter, G. , Li, T., Liang, L., Lin, B., Lin, H., Liu, H., Liu, Q., Liu, X., Liu, Z., Liu, Z., Liu, Y., Lu, B., Lu, C., Luo, Z., Ma, W., Mi, Z., Ren, C., Romanello, M., Shen, J., Su, J., Sun, Y., Sun, X., Tang, X., Walawender, M., Wang, C., Wang, Q., Wang, R., Warnecke, L. , Wei, W., Wen, S., Xie, Y., Xiong, H., Xu, B., Yan, Y., Yang, X., Yao, F., Yu, L., Yuan, J., Zeng, Y., Zhang, J., Zhang, L., Zhang, R., Zhang, S., Zhang, S. , Zhao, M., Zheng, D., Zhou, H., Zhou, J., Zhou, Z., Luo, Y., & Gong, P. (2023). The 2023 China report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: taking stock for a thriving future. The Lancet Public Health 10.1016/S2468-2667(23)00245-1.