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Shaohui Zhang

Guest Research Scholar

Pollution Management Research Group

Energy, Climate, and Environment Program


Shaohui Zhang is a guest 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 GAINS and MESSAGEix integrated assessment models, policy assessment for energy, climate, and environmental pollution, as well as cost-benefit analysis.

Dr. 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. Dr. Zhang first visited IIASA in 2013, as a research assistant in the IIASA Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases (AIR) Program. He returned to the Institute in November 2016, as an IIASA postdoctoral research scholar with both the AIR and Energy (ENE) programs at IIASA.

Last update: 12 JAN 2021


Lu, C., Adger, W.N., Morrissey, K., Zhang, S. , Venevsky, S., Yin, H., Sun, T., Song, X., Wu, C., Dou, X., Zhu, B., & Liu, Z. (2022). Scenarios of demographic distributional aspects of health co-benefits from decarbonising urban transport. The Lancet Planetary Health 6 (6) e461-e474. 10.1016/S2542-5196(22)00089-4.

Lu, C., Zhang, S. , Tan, C., Li, Y., Liu, Z., Morrissey, K., Adger, W., Sun, T., Yin, H., & Guo, J. (2022). Reduced health burden and economic benefits of cleaner fuel usage from household energy consumption across rural and urban China. Environmental Research Letters 17 (1) e014039. 10.1088/1748-9326/ac4535.

Gu, B., Zhang, L., Van Dingenen, R., Vieno, M., Van Grinsven, H.J.M., Zhang, X., Zhang, S. , Chen, Y., Wang, S., Ren, C., Rao, S., Holland, M., Winiwarter, W. , Chen, D., Xu, J., & Sutton, M.A. (2021). Abating ammonia is more cost-effective than nitrogen oxides for mitigating PM 2.5 air pollution. Science 374 (6568) 758-762. 10.1126/science.abf8623.