Gang Chen

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PhD student

Paul Scherrer Institute
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI
Switzerland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



EDUCATION

  • PhD. in Environmental Systems Science (2022), Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETHz), Zürich, Switzerland
  • MASc. in Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry (2018), University of Toronto (U of T), Toronto, ON, Canada (Thesis )
  • BASc. in Chemical Engineering (2016), Western University (UWO), London, ON, Canada

RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Source apportionment using long-term Aerosol Mass Spectrometry and Aethalometer Measurements, PSI, 2018-2022
  • Method Development for Measuring Black Carbon (BC) using a Smartphone Camera, U of T 2016-2018
  • Synthesis of Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) Using Bleached Crude Cellulose Derived from Cornstalk via Organosolv Fractionation, UWO 2015-2016
  • Synthesis of Starch Acetate from Crude Starch for High-value Biomaterials, UWO 2015

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  • Aerosols II, Teaching Assistant, ETH Zurich 2021 

 

  • Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry–Laboratory III, Teaching Assistant, U of T 2018

 

  • Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry–Laboratory IV, Teaching Assistant, U of T 2017
  • Canonaco F, Tobler A, Chen G, Sosedova Y, Slowik JG, Bozzetti C, et al.
    A new method for long-term source apportionment with time-dependent factor profiles and uncertainty assessment using SoFi Pro: application to 1 year of organic aerosol data
    Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. 2021; 14(2): 923-943. https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-923-2021
    DORA PSI
  • Chen G, Sosedova Y, Canonaco F, Fröhlich R, Tobler A, Vlachou A, et al.
    Time-dependent source apportionment of submicron organic aerosol for a rural site in an alpine valley using a rolling positive matrix factorisation (PMF) window
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2021; 21(19): 15081-15101. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-15081-2021
    DORA PSI
  • Heikkinen L, Äijälä M, Daellenbach KR, Chen G, Garmash O, Aliaga D, et al.
    Eight years of sub-micrometre organic aerosol composition data from the boreal forest characterized using a machine-learning approach
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2021; 21(13): 10081-10109. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-10081-2021
    DORA PSI
  • Moallemi A, Landwehr S, Robinson C, Simó R, Zamanillo M, Chen G, et al.
    Sources, occurrence and characteristics of fluorescent biological aerosol particles measured over the pristine Southern Ocean
    Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres. 2021; 126(11): e2021JD034811 (24 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1029/2021JD034811
    DORA PSI
  • Tobler AK, Skiba A, Canonaco F, Močnik G, Rai P, Chen G, et al.
    Characterization of non-refractory (NR) PM1 and source apportionment of organic aerosol in Kraków, Poland
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2021; 21(19): 14893-14906. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-14893-2021
    DORA PSI
  • Chen G, Wang Q, Fan Y, Han Y, Wang Y, Urch B, et al.
    Improved method for the optical analysis of particulate black carbon (BC) using smartphones
    Atmospheric Environment. 2020; 224: 117291 (9 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.117291
    DORA PSI

Shui, T, Feng, S, CHEN, G, Li, A, Yuan, Z, Shui, H, Kuboki, T, Xu, C, Synthesis of sodium carboxymethyl cellulose using bleached crude cellulose fractionated from cornstalk, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 105, 2017, Pages 51-58, ISSN 0961-9534, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2017.06.016

  • GANG CHEN, Francesco Canonaco, Jay G. Slowik, Kaspar R. Dallenbach, Iasonas Stavroulas, Nikolaos Mihalopoulos, Evangelos Gerasopoulos, Jean-Eudes Petit, Olivier Favez, Urs Baltensperger, André S.H. Prévôt, Real-time source apportionment of organic aerosols in three European citiesEuropean Aerosol Conference (EAC), Virtual. 2021 (Oral Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, María Cruz Minguillón, André S.H. Prévôt, COLOSSAL TeamOrganic Aerosol Components across Europe Using 22 ACSM/AMS Yearlong Datasets and a Harmonized Source Apportionment ProtocolEuropean Aerosol Conference (EAC), Virtual. 2021 (Poster Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, María Cruz Minguillón, André S.H. Prévôt, COLOSSAL TeamOrganic Aerosol Components across Europe Using 22 ACSM/AMS Yearlong Datasets and a Harmonized Source Apportionment Protocol21st online meeting of the Task Force on Measurements and Modelling (TFMM). WMO, Virtual. 2021 (Oral Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, María Cruz Minguillón, André S.H. Prévôt, COLOSSAL Team, Investigations of the Spatial and Temporal Variations in Organic Aerosols Sources within Europe Using 24 Long-term ACSM Datasets, 21st AMS Users Meeting, Virtual. 2021 (Oral Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, María Cruz Minguillón, André S.H. Prévôt, COLOSSAL Team, Investigations of the Spatial and Temporal Variations in Organic Aerosols Sources within Europe Using 24 Long-term ACSM Datasets, 38th American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR), Virtual. 2020 (Oral Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, Qi Wang, Yunfei Fan, Yiqun Han, Yanwen Wang, Bruce Urch, Frances Silverman, Mi Tian, Yushan Su, Xinghua Qiu, Tong Zhu, Arthur W.H. Chan, Improved method for the optical analysis of particulate black carbon (BC) using smartphones, European Aerosol Conference (EAC), Virtual. Aachen, Germany, 2020 (Oral Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, María Cruz Minguillón, André S.H. Prévôt, COLOSSAL Team, Investigations of the Spatial and Temporal Variations in Organic Aerosols Sources within Europe Using 24 Long-term ACSM Datasets, European Aerosol Conference (EAC), Virtual. Aachen, Germany, 2020 (Oral Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, María Cruz Minguillón, André S.H. Prévôt, COLOSSAL Team, European Overview for Source Apportionment of Organic Aerosol, 21st online meeting of the Task Force on Measurements and Modelling (TFMM). WMO, Virtual. 2020 (Oral Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, Francesco Canonaco, Yulia Sosedova, Kaspar R. Dallenbach, Jay G. Slowik, Urs Baltensperger, André S.H. Prévôt, Conducting Rolling PMF Analysis Using Source Finder Professional (SoFi Pro) for Different Sources of Organic Aerosols (OA) in Europe, European Aerosol Conference (EAC). Gothenburg, Sweden, 2019 (Oral Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, Qi Wang, Yunfei Fan, Bruce Urch, Frances Silverman, Mi Tian, Yushan Su, Tong Zhu, Arthur W.H. Chan, Method Development for Measuring Black Carbon (BC) using a Smartphone Camera, 10th International Aerosol Conference (IAC). St. Louis, MO, USA, 2018 (Poster Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, Qi Wang, Yunfei Fan, Bruce Urch, Frances Silverman, Mi Tian, Yushan Su, Tong Zhu, Arthur W.H. Chan, Method Development for Measuring Black Carbon (BC) using a Smartphone Camera, the 2nd Inaugural ChemE Exhibition & 33rd Annual ChemE Dinner, Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto. Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018 (Poster Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, Mengxuan Cai, Bruce Urch, Frances Silverman, Yushan Su, Arthur W. H. Chan, Developing a particulate matter (PM)-indicating smartphone app using image analysis, 36th American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR). Raleigh, NC, United States, 2017 (Poster Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, Mengxuan Cai, Bruce Urch, Frances Silverman, ARTHUR W. H. CHAN, Developing a particulate matter (PM)-indicating smartphone app using image analysis, 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC). Toronto, ON, Canada, 2017 (Platform Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, Bruce Urch, Frances Silverman, Yushan Su, Arthur W. H. Chan, Developing a particulate matter(PM)-indicating smartphone app using image analysis, the 1st Inaugural ChemE Exhibition & 32nd Annual ChemE Dinner, Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto. Toronto, ON, Canada, 2017 (Poster Presentation)
  • GANG CHEN, Tao Shui, Zhongshun Yuan, Chunbao Xu, Synthesis of sodium carboxymethyl cellulose using bleached crude cellulose fractionated from cornstalk, 2016 Product Development Research Day, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), Guelph, ON, Canada, 2016 (Poster Presentation)