CAO Gang
Address:
RM 202C, Building E, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, University Town of She (518055)
Email:
caog@hotmail.com
Phone:
13480819670
PERSONAL PROFILE
 
RESEARCH INTEREST
 
atmospheric chemistry, formation mechanisms of atmospheric complex pollution, vehicle emission model, bioaerosol
EDUCATION  
2004-2008
PhD in Environmental Science and Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,USA
Dissertation: SOA Formation from Toluene Oxidation in the Presence of Inorganic Aerosols
2002-2004
MS in Chemistry, University of Memphis, USA
Thesis:Further Applications of Supported Capillary Membrane Sampling-Gas Chromatography
1998-2001
MS in Analytical Chemistry, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Thesis:Studies on the Adsorption Behavior of 2,4-D in Soils
1994-1998
BS in Environmental Sciences, Jilin University, China
Thesis: Quality Control of Non-Electronic Sampler for Atmospheric NO2
RESEARCH & WORK EXPERIENCE  
2011-
Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School
2009-2010
Regular Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (CDC/NIOSH)
2007-2008
Visiting Scientist, Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida
2004-2007
Research Assistant, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2002-2003
Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemistry, University of Memphis
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION & ACADEMIC SERVICE
 
RESEARCH PROJECTS
2013-2015
Shenzhen municipal science and technology research and development funds: Studies on vehicle emission factors in Shenzhen based on MOVES (JCYJ20120613150606279)
2012-2014
Shenzhen municipal fundamental science and technology plan: Studies on formation mechanisms of secondary organic aerosol of haze in Shenzhen (JC201105160593A)
RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENT & AWARDS
2012
Overseas High-Caliber Personnel (Level C) in Shenzhen
PATENT
   
PAPER & BOOK PUBLICATIONS
Paper:

1. Wei Dai, Jiaqi Gao, Gang Cao, Feng Ouyang, "Chemical composition and source identification of PM2.5 in the suburb of Shenzhen, China", Atmospheric Research(2013), 122, 391-400

2. 戴伟, 高佳琪, 曹罡, 欧阳峰,深圳市郊区大气中PM2.5的特征分析,环境科学(2012), 33(6),1952-1957

3. John D. Noti, William G. Lindsley, Francoise M. Blachere, Gang Cao, Michael L. Kashon, Robert E. Thewlis, Cynthia M. McMillen, William P. King, Jonathan V. Szalajda, and Donald H. Beezhold, “Detection of Infectious Influenza Virus in Cough Aerosols Generated in a Simulated Patient Examination Room”, Clinical Infectious Diseases(2012), 54(11), 1569-1577

4. Gang Cao, John. D. Noti, Francoise M. Blachere, William G. Lindsley and Donald H. Beezhold, “Development of an improved methodology to detect infectious airborne influenza virus using the NIOSH bioaerosol sampler”. Journal of Environmental Monitoring (2011), 13, 3321-3328

5. Francoise M. Blachere, Gang Cao, William G. Lindsley, John D. Noti, Donald H. Beezhold, “Enhanced Detection of Infectious Airborne Influenza Virus”, Journal of Virological Methods (2011), 176, 120– 124.

6. William G. Lindsley, Francoise M. Blachere, Robert E. Thewlis, Abhishek Vishnu, Kristina A. Davis, Gang Cao, Jan E. Palmer, Karen E. Clark, Melanie A. Fisher, Rashida Khakoo, Donald H. Beezhold, “Measurements of Airborne Influenza Virus in Aerosol Particles from Human Coughs”, PLoS ONE (2010), 5(11):e15100.

7. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “An SOA Model for Toluene Oxidation in the Presence of Inorganic Aerosols”. Environmental Science & Technology (2010), 44(2), 727-733.

8. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation from Toluene Photooxidation under the various NOx conditions and particle acidity”. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion (2008), 8, 14467–14495.

9. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “Effects of Particle Acidity and UV Light on Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation from Oxidation of Aromatics in the Absence of NOx”, Atmospheric Environment (2007), 41(35), 7603-7613.

10. Myoseon Jang, Gang Cao, Jared Paul, “Colorimetric Particle Acidity Analysis of Secondary Organic Aerosol Coating on Submicron Acidic Aerosols”, Aerosol Science and Technology (2008), 42, 409-420.

11. Myoseon Jang, Gang Cao, “Deposition of Magnetic Nanoparticles Suspended in the Gas Phase on a Specific Target Area”, Environmental Science & Technology (2006), 40(21), 6730-6737.

12. Myoseon Jang, Nadine M Czoschke, Amanda L. Northcross, Gang Cao, David Shaof, “SOA Formation from Partitioning and Heterogeneous Reactions: Model Study in the Presence of Inorganic Species”, Environmental Science & Technology (2006), 40, 3013-3022.

13. Myoseon Jang, Andrew J. Ghio, Gang Cao, “Exposure of BEAS-2B Cells to Secondary Organic Aerosol Coated on Magnetic Nanoparticles”, Chemical Research in Toxicology (2006), 19(8), 1044-1050.

14. Gary Emmert, Gang Cao, Chris Duty, Woody Wolcott, “Measuring Trihalomethane Concentrations in Water Using Supported Capillary Membrane Sampling-Gas Chromatography”, Talanta (2004), 63, 675-682.

15. Gary Emmert, Michael Brown, Zhaohui Liao, Gang Cao, "Supported Capillary Membrane Sampling-Gas Chromatography on a Valve with a Pulsed Discharge Photoionization Detector", Analytica Chimica Acta (2005), 560, 197-206.

16.曹罡, 莫汉宏, 安凤春, “阴离子表面活性剂对2,4-D在土壤中吸附的影响”, 环境化学(2002), 21(4), 356-359.

17.曹罡, 莫汉宏, 安凤春, “除草剂2,4-D在胡敏酸上的吸附”, 环境科学学报 (2002), 22(1), 120-122.

18.曹罡, 莫汉宏, 安凤春, “除草剂2,4-D在土壤中吸附常数的测定”, 环境化学(2001), 20(4), 362-366.

Book:

1. Gang Cao, Francoise M. Blachere, William G. Lindsley, John Noti, Donald H. Beezhold, “Development of a Methodology to Detect Viable Airborne Virus Using Personal Aerosol Samplers”. EPA/600/R-10/127. United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Washington, DC, 2010.

2. Gary Emmert, Michael Brown, Paul Simone Jr., Gija Geme, Gang Cao, “Methods for Real-Time Measurement of THMs and HAAs in Distribution Systems-Part 2”. ISBN: 1583215433. American Water Works Association (AWWA) Research Foundation, Denver, CO, 2007.

3. Gary Emmert, Gang Cao, Gija Geme, Neena Joshi, Mostafizur Rahman, “Methods for Real-Time Measurement of THMs and HAAs in Distribution Systems”. ISBN: 1843398982. American Water Works Association (AWWA) Research Foundation, Denver, CO, 2004.
CONFERENCE PAPERS/TALKS
 
1. Gang Cao, Francoise M. Blachere, William G. Lindsley, Bean T. Chen, Donald H. Beezhold, “Laboratory Study on Sampling and Detection of Airborne Influenza Virus”, American Association for Aerosol Research 2010 Annual Conference, Portland, OR, USA, October 25-29, 2010.

2. William G. Lindsley, Francoise M. Blachere, Robert E. Thewlis, Abhishek Vishnu, Kristina A. Davis, Gang Cao, Jan E. Palmer, Karen E. Clark, Melanie A. Fisher, Rashida Khakoo, Stephen M. Davis, Bean T. Chen, Donald H. Beezhold, “Measurements of influenza virus RNA in cough-generated aerosols”, American Association for Aerosol Research 2010 Annual Conference, Portland, OR, USA, October 25-29, 2010.

3. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “Modeling SOA Formation from Toluene Oxidation in the Presence of Inorganic Aerosols”, American Association for Aerosol Research, 2009 Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA, October 26-30, 2009.

4. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “Influence of Heterogeneous Chemistry on the Gas and Particle Distribution of Toluene Oxidation Products”, American Association for Aerosol Research, 2008 Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, September 20-23, 2008.

5. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation from Toluene Photooxidation under Various NOx Conditions and Particle Acidities”, American Association for Aerosol Research, 2008 Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, September 20-23, 2008.

6. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “Development of a Predictive Model of SOA Formation from Toluene Photooxidation in the Presence of Inorganic Aerosols”, American Association for Aerosol Research, 2008 Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, September 20-23, 2008.

7. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation from Photooxidation of Toluene in the Presence of Inorganic Seed Aerosols”. 101th Annual Air and Waste Management Association conference, Portland, OR, June 24-27, 2008.

8. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “Particle Acidity Effects on Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation from Aromatic Oxidation in the absence of NOx”. 44th Annual Florida Air and Waste Management Association Conference, Deerfield Beach, FL, October 28-30, 2007.

9. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “Laboratory Evidences of SOA Formation by Acid-Catalyzed Heterogeneous Reactions of Toluene Oxidation Products”. American Association for Aerosol Research 2007 Annual Conference, Reno, NV, September 24-27, 2007.

10. Myoseon Jang, Gang Cao, Amanda Northcross, “Measuring Particle Acidity in the Atmospheric Aerosol Using a Colorimetric Analysis”. American Association for Aerosol Research 2007 Annual Conference, Reno, NV, September 24-27, 2007.

11. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation from Oxidation of Toluene by OH Radicals from Photolysis of H2O2 in the absence of NOx”. 7th International Aerosol Conference, St. Paul, MN, September 10-15, 2006.

12. Myoseon Jang, Nadine Czoschke, Amanda Northcross, Gang Cao, “Modeling of SOA Formation by Partitioning and Heterogeneous Reactions in the Presence of Inorganic Species”. 7th International Aerosol Conference, St. Paul, MN, September 10-15, 2006.

13. Myoseon Jang, Gang Cao, Amanda Northcross, Andrew J. Ghio, Weidong Wu, “Exposure of in Vitro Human Epithelial Cells to Secondary Organic Aerosol Coated on Magnetic Nanoparticles Suspended in the Gas Media”. 7th International Aerosol Conference, St. Paul, MN, September 10-15, 2006.

14. Myoseon Jang, Gang Cao, Ilona Jaspers, Andy Ghio, “Deposition of Magnetic Nanoparticles Suspended in the Gas Phase on Lung Cells in Vitro”. American Association for Aerosol Research 2005 Annual Conference, Austin, TX, October 17 - 21, 2005.

15. Gang Cao, Myoseon Jang, “Studies on SOA Formation from OH-Oxidation of Toluene”. American Association for Aerosol Research 2005 Annual Conference, Austin, TX, October 17 - 21, 2005.

16. Myoseon Jang, Nadine M Czoschke, Amanda L. Northcross, Gang Cao, “SOA Formation Model by Partitioning AND Heterogeneous Reactions in the Presence of Inorganic Species”. American Association for Aerosol Research 2005 Annual Conference, Austin, TX, October 17 - 21, 2005.

17. Gang Cao, Gary Emmert, “Constructing the Supported Capillary Membrane Sampler-Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer for Analysis of Trihalomethanes in Drinking Water”. The Pittsburgh Conference 2004, Chicago, IL, March 7-12, 2004.

18. Michael Brown, Gang Cao, Gary Emmert, “Development of a Portable SCMS-GC Analyzer for Monitoring of THM Concentrations in Drinking Water”. The Pittsburgh Conference 2004, Chicago, IL, March 7-12, 2004.

19. Gary Emmert, Gang Cao, Z. Liao, C.N. Duty, "Monitoring Organic Compounds in Water using Supported Capillary Membrane Sampling-Gas Chromatography". The Pittsburgh Conference 2003, Orlando, FL, March 9-14, 2003.

20. Gary Emmert, Gang Cao, "Measuring the Concentrations of Complex Mixtures of Organic Compounds in Water using the Supported Capillary Membrane Sampling-Gas Chromatograph - Pulsed Discharge Detector". An invited presentation at the symposium: "Applications of the Pulsed Discharge Detector". Eastern Analytical Symposium, Nov, 2002, Atlantic City, NJ.
TEACHING/SUPERVISING EXPERIENCE
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School
Runze Guo, 2011-, Bachelor Degree from Tianjin Polytechnic University, Master student, is working on quantification techniques of organosulfate in atmospheric aerosols
Zhen Zhu, 2011-, Bachelor Degree from Xi'an University of Architecture & Technology,Master student, is working on method development for sampling and analyzing multiple-pollutants in room air
Yuanyuan Guo, 2012-, Bachelor Degree from Zhongyuan University of Technology,Master student, is working on model simulation of vehicle emission factors
Xiaomeng He, 2012-, Bachelor Degree from Jianghan University ,Master student, is working on ARGs pollution in air
Xudong Yan, 2012-, Bachelor Degree from Henan University ,Master student, is working on formation mechanisms of haze
Yuan Yan, 2012-, Bachelor Degree from Henan University ,Master student, is working on analytical techniques of atmospheric aerosol compositions
Updated:2018-09