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Shaohui Zhang is a guest research scholar in the Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases (AIR) Program at IIASA and an associate professor at Beihang Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research and School of Economics and Management at Beihang University (BUAA) in China.
His research interests focus on understanding of key issues regarding energy resource efficiency, energy transitions, climate change, air pollution, industrial and technological development, technology assessment and policy evaluation, synergies between policies, nexus assessment, and multiple benefits/co-benefits of energy efficiency.
Dr. Zhang received his PhD from the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University, the Netherlands, following the completion of an MSc in Environmental Science from Zhengzhou University, China. During his PhD studies, he worked on subjects related to industrial energy efficiency, greenhouse gas emission reduction, air quality and public health, with a focus on the cement and iron and steel industries in China at various scales. Dr. Zhang first visited IIASA in 2013, as a research assistant in the IIASA AIR program. He returned to the Institute in November 2016, as an IIASA postdoctoral research scholar with both the Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases (AIR) and Energy (ENE) programs at IIASA.
Last update: 06-NOV-2018
Yi B-W, Zhang S , & Wang Y (2020). Estimating Air Pollution and Health Loss Embodied in Electricity Transfers: An Inter-Provincial Analysis in China. Science of the Total Environment 702: e134705. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134705.
Tian X, Dai H, Geng Y, Zhang S , Xie Y, Liu X, Lu P, & Bleischwitz R (2019). Toward the 2-degree target: Evaluating co-benefits of road transportation in China. Journal of Transport & Health 15: e100674. DOI:10.1016/j.jth.2019.100674.
Zhang S , Yi B-W, Worrell E, Wagner F , Crijns-Graus W, Purohit P , Wada Y , & Varis O (2019). Integrated assessment of resource-energy-environment nexus in China's iron and steel industry. Journal of Cleaner Production 232: 235-249. DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.05.392.
Zhang S , Ren H, Zhou W, Yu Y, Ma T, & Chen C (2018). Assessing air pollution abatement co-benefits of energy efficiency improvement in cement industry: A city level analysis. Journal of Cleaner Production 185: 761-771. DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.02.293.
Liu J, Zhang S , & Wagner F (2018). Exploring the driving forces of energy consumption and environmental pollution in China’s cement industry at the provincial level. Journal of Cleaner Production 184: 274-285. DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.02.277.
Huang R, Zhang S , & Liu C (2018). Comparing Urban and Rural Household CO2 Emissions—Case from China’s Four Megacities: Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Chongqing. Energies 11 (5): e1257. DOI:10.3390/en11051257.
Zhang S , Worrell E, Crijns-Graus W, Krol M, de Bruine M, Geng G, Wagner F , & Cofala J (2016). Modeling energy efficiency to improve air quality and health effects of China’s cement industry. Applied Energy 184: 574-593. DOI:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.10.030.
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