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2006 - 2012 博士,Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

2003 - 2006 硕士,北京大学

1999 - 2003 本科,吉林大学



2016 - 2017 Research Scientist II, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

2014 - 2016 Research Associate, University of Colorado Boulder

2012 - 2014 Postdoc Associate, Los Alamos National Laboratory




Google scholar citation 2600, H-index 28, * indicates corresponding author.

(46) Li C., Han X., Kang S., Yan F., Chen P., Hu Z., Yang J., Ciren D., Gao S., Sillanpää M., Han Y., Cui Y., Liu S., and Smith K. R.: Heavy near-surface PM2.5 pollution in Lhasa, China during a relatively static winter period, Chemosphere, 2018.

(45) Cui Y. Y., Liu S.*, Bai Z., Bian J., Li D., Fan K., McKeen S., Watts L., Ciciora S., and Gao R. S.: Religious burning as a potential major source of atmospheric fine aerosols in summertime Lhasa city on the Tibetan Plateau, Atmospheric Environment, 181, 186–191, 2018. 

(44) Murphy B. N., Woody M. C., Jimenez J. L., Carton A. G., Hayes P., Liu S., Ng N. L., Russell L. M., Setyan A., Xu L., Young J., Zaveri R., Zhang Q., and Pye H. O. T.: Semivolatile POA and parameterized total combustion SOA in CMAQv5.2: impacts on source strength and partitioning, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 11107–11133, 2017.

(43) Yu P., Rosenlof K.H., Liu S., Telg H., Thornberry T.D., Drew A.W., Portmann R.W., Bai Z., Ray E.A., Duan Y., Pan L.L., Toon O.B, Bian J., and Gao R.S.: Efficient transport of tropospheric aerosol into the stratosphere via the Asian summer monsoon anticyclone, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, doi:10.1073/pnas.170117114, 2017.

Before joining USTC

(42) Liu S., Thompson S. L., Start H., Jimenez J. L., and Ziemann P. J.: Gas-phase carboxylic acids in a university classroom: abundance, variability, and sources, Environmental Science & Technology, doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b01358, 2017.

(41)Liu S.,Li R., Wild R., Warneke C., de Gouw J., Brown S. S., Miller S. L., Luongo J. C., Jimenez J. L., and Ziemann P. J.: Contribution of human-related sources to indoor volatile organic compounds in a university classroom, Indoor Air, 26, 925-938, 2016.

(40) Kulkarni G., China S., Liu S., Nandasiri M., Sharma N., Wilson J., Aiken A. C., Chand D., Laskin A., Mazzoleni C., Pekour M., Shilling J., Shutthanandan V., Zelenyuk A., Zhang, K., and Zaveri R. A.: Ice nucleation activity of diesel soot particles at Cirrus relevant temperature conditions: Effects of hydration, secondary organics coating, soot morphology, and coagulation, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016GL068707, 2016.

(39) Xu L., Williams L. R., Young D. E., Allan J. D., Coe H., Massoli P., Fortner E., Chhabra P., Herndon S., Brooks W. A., Jayne J. T., Aiken A. C., Liu S., Gorkowski K., Dubey M. K., Fleming Z. L., Visser S., Prevot A. S. H., and Ng N. L.: Wintertime aerosol chemical composition, volatility, and spatial variability in the greater London area, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 1139-1160, 2016.

(38) China S., Kulkarni G., Scarnato B., Sharma N., Pekour M., Shilling J., Wilson J., Zelenyuk A., Chand D., Liu S., Aiken A., Dubey M., Laskin A., Zaveri R., and Mazzoleni C.: Morphology of diesel soot residuals from supercooled water droplets and ice crystals: Implications for optical properties, Environmental Research Letters, 10, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/11/114010, 2015. 

(37) Liu S.*, Aiken A. C., Gorkowski K., Dubey M. K., Cappa C. D., Williams L. R., Herndon S. C., Massoli P., Fortner E. C., Chhabra P. S., Brooks W. A., Onasch T. B., Jayne J. T., Worsnop D. R., China S., Sharma N., Mazzoleni C., Xu L., Ng N. L, Liu D., Allan J. D., Lee J. D., Fleming Z. L., Mohr C., Zotter P., Szidat S., and Prévôt A. S. H.: Enhanced light absorption by mixed source black and brown carbon particles in UK winter, Nature Communications, 6, 8435, doi: 10.1038/ncomms9435, 2015.

(36) Lu Z., Streets D. G., Winijkul E., Yan F., Chen Y., Bond T. C., Feng Y., Dubey M. K., Liu S., Pinto J. P. and Carmichael G.R.: Light absorption properties and radiative forcing effects of primary organic aerosol emissions, Environmental Science & Technology, 49 (8), 4868–4877, 2015.

(35) Fast J. D., Allan J., Bahreini R., Craven J., Emmons L., Ferrare R., Hayes P. L., Hodzic A., Holloway J., Hostetler C., Jimenez J. L., Jonsson H., Liu S., Liu Y., Metcalf A., Middlebrook A., Nowak J., Pekour M., Perring A., Pollack I., Russell L. M., Ryerson T., Sedlacek A., Seinfeld J. H., Shilling J.,  Shrivastava M., Springston S., Song C., Subramanian R., Taylor J. W., Vinoj V., Warneke C., Yang Q., Zaveri R. A., and Zhang Q.: Modeling regional aerosol variability over California and its sensitivity to emissions and long-range transport during the 2010 CalNex and CARES campaigns, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 10013-10060, 2014.

(34) Saleh R., Robinson E. S., Tkacik D., Ahern A., Liu S., Aiken A. C., Sullivan R., Presto A. A., Dubey M. K., Yokelson R. J., Donahue N. M., and Robinson A. L.: Brownness of organics in aerosols from biomass burning linked to their black carbon content, Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/NGEO2220, 2014.

(33) Liu S., Aiken A. C., Arata C., Dubey M. K., Stockwell C. E., Yokelson R. J., Stone E. A., Jayarathne T., Robinson A. L., DeMott P. J., and Kreidenweis S. M.: Aerosol single scattering albedo dependence on biomass combustion efficiency: Laboratory and field studies, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2013GL058392, 2014.

(32) Kim H., Liu S., Russell L. M., and Paulson S. E.: Dependence of real refractive indices on O:C, H:C and mass fragments of secondary organic aerosol generated from ozonolysis and photooxidation of limonene and α-pinene, Aerosol Science & Technology, 48, 498-507, 2014.

(31) Guzman Morales J., Frossard A., Corrigan A., Takahama S., Liu S., Russell L. M.: Estimated contributions of primary and secondary organic aerosol from fossil fuel combustion during the CalNex and Cal-Mex campaigns, Atmospheric Environment, 88, 330-340, 2014. 

(30) Zhao Y., Kreisberg N. M., Worton D. R., Isaacman G., Gentner D. R., Chan A. W. H., Weber R. J., Liu S., Day D. A., Russell L. M., Hering S. V. and Goldstein A. H.: Sources of organic aerosol investigated using organic compounds as tracers measured during CalNex Bakersfield, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere,118, 1–11, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50825, 2013.

(29) Rollins A. W.,  Min K.-E., Pusede S., Wooldridge P., Gentner D., Goldstein A., Liu S., Day D. A., Russell L. M., Rubitschun C., Surratt J. D., and Cohen R. C.: Gas/Particle partitioning of total alkyl nitrates observed with TD-LIF in Bakersfield, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 118, 1–12, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50522, 2013.

(28) Zhao Y., Kreisberg N. M., Worton D. R., Isaacman G., Weber R. J., Markovic M. Z., Vandenboer T. C., Liu S., Day D. A., Murphy J. G., Russell L. M., Hering S. V. and Goldstein A. H.: Insights into secondary organic aerosol formation mechanisms from measured gas/particle partitioning of specific organic tracer compounds, Environmental Science & Technology, 47 (8), 3781-3787, 2013.

(27) O’Brien R. E., Nguyen T. B., Laskin A., Laskin J., Hayes P., Liu S., Jimenez J., Nizkorodov S. A., Russell L. M. and Goldstein A. H.: Probing molecular associations of field-collected and laboratory-generated SOA with nano-DESI high-resolution mass spectrometry, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 118, 1–10, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50119, 2013.

(26) Liu S., Russell L. M., Sueper D.T. and Onasch T. B.: Organic particle types by single-particle measurements using a time-of-flight aerosol mass spectrometer coupled with a light scattering module, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6, 187-197, 2013.

(25) Shakya K. M., Liu S., Russell L. M., Takahama S., Keutsch F. N., Shilling J. E., Hiranuma N., Song C., Pfaffenberger L., Slowik J., Prévôt A., Dommen J., Baltensperger U., Leaitch R., Craven J. S., Loza C. L. and Seinfeld J. H.: Similarities in STXM-NEXAFS spectra of atmospheric particles and secondary organic aerosol generated from glyoxal, α-pinene, isoprene, 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene and d-limonene, Aerosol Science & Technology, 47, 543–555, 2013.

(24) O’Brien R. E., Laskin A., Laskin J., Liu S., Weber R., Russell L. M., Goldstein A. H.: Molecular characterization of organic aerosol using nanospray desorption/electrospray ionization mass spectrometry: CalNex 2010 field study, Atmospheric Environment, 68, 265-272, 2013.

(23)Liu S., Ahlm L., Day D. A., Russell L. M., Zhao Y., Gentner D. R., Weber R. J., Goldstein A. H., Jaoui M., Offenberg J. H., Kleindienst T. E., Rubitschun C., Surratt J. D, Sheesley R. J., and Scheller S.: Secondary organic aerosol formation from fossil fuel sources contribute majority of summertime organic mass at Bakersfield, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 117, D00V26, doi:10.1029/2012JD018170, 2012.

(22) Gentner D. R., Isaacman G., Worton D. R., Chan A. W. H., Dallmann T. R., Davis L., Liu S., Day D. A., Russell L. M., Wilson K. R., Weber R., Guha, A., Harley R. A. and Goldstein A. H.: Elucidating secondary organic aerosol from diesel and gasoline vehicles through detailed characterization of organic carbon emissions, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1212272109, 2012.

(21) Rollins A. W., Browne E. C., Min K. E., Pusede S., Wooldrideg P. J., Gentner D., Goldstein A. H., Liu S., Day D. A., Russell L. M. and Cohen R. C.: Evidence for NOx control over nighttime SOA formation, Science, 337, 1210-1212, 2012.

(20)Liu S., Shilling J. E., Song C., Hiranuma N., Zaveri A. Z., and Russell L. M.: Hydrolysis of organonitrate functional groups in aerosol particles, Aerosol Science & Technology., 46, 1359–1369, 2012.

(19) Riedel T. P., Bertram T. H., Ryder O. S., Liu S., Day D. A., Russell L. M., Gaston C. J., Prather K. A., Thornton J. A.: Direct N2O5 reactivity measurements at a polluted coastal site, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 2959-2968, 2012. 

(18) Ahlm L., Liu S., Day D. A., Russell L. M., Weber R., Gentner D. R., Goldstein A. H., DiGangi J. P., Henry S. B., Keutsch F. N., VandenBoer T. C., Markovic M. Z., Murphy J. G., Ren X., and Scheller S.: Formation and growth of ultrafine particles from secondary sources in Bakersfield, California, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 117, D00V08, doi:10.1029/2011JD017144, 2012.

(17) Liu S., Day D.A., Shields J. E., and Russell L. M.: Ozone-driven daytime formation of secondary organic aerosol containing carboxylic acid groups and alkane groups, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 8321-8341, 2011.

(16) Day D. A., Liu S., Russell L. M. and Ziemann P. J.: Organonitrate group concentrations in submicron particles with high nitrate and organic fractions in coastal southern California, Atmospheric Environment, 44 (16), 1970-1979, 2010.

(15) Takahama S., Liu S., and Russell L. M.: Coatings and clusters of carboxylic acids in carbon-containing atmospheric particles from spectromicroscopy and their implications for cloud-nucleating and optical properties, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 115, 2010.

(14) Gong Y. G., Hu M., Cheng Y. F., Su H., Yue D. L., Liu F., Wiedensohler A., Wang Z. B., Kalesse H., Liu S., Wu Z. J., Xiao K. T., Mi P. C., and Zhang Y. H.: Competition of coagulation sink and source rate: New particle formation in the Pearl River Delta of China, Atmospheric Environment, 44 (27), 3278-3285, 2010.

(13) Russell L. M., Takahama S., Liu S., Hawkins L. N., Covert D. S., Quinn P.K. and Bates T. S.: Oxygenated fraction and mass of organic aerosol from direct emission and atmospheric processing measured on the R/V Ronald Brown during TEXAQS/GoMACCS 2006, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 114, 2009.

(12) Liu S., Takahama S., Russell L. M., Gilardoni S. and Baumgardner D.: Oxygenated organic functional groups and their sources in single and submicron organic particles in MILAGRO 2006 campaign, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9 (18), 6849-6863, 2009.

(11) Gilardoni S., Liu S., Takahama S., Russell L. M., Allan J. D., Steinbrecher R., Jimenez J. L., DeCarlo P. F., Dunlea E. J. and Baumgardner D.: Characterization of organic ambient aerosol during MIRAGE 2006 on three platforms, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9 (15), 5417-5432, 2009.

(10) Leaitch W. R., Macdonald A. M., Anlauf K. G., Liu P. S. K., Toom-Sauntry D., Li S. M., Liggio J., Hayden K., Wasey M. A., Russell L. M., Takahama S., Liu S., van Donkelaar A., Duck T., Martin R. V., Zhang Q., Sun Y., McKendry I., Shantz N. C. and Cubison M.: Evidence for Asian dust effects from aerosol plume measurements during INTEX-B 2006 near Whistler, BC, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9 (11), 3523-3546, 2009.

(9) Liu S., Hu M., Wu Z. J., Wehner B., Wiedensohler A., and Cheng Y. F.: Aerosol number size distribution and new particle formation at a rural/coastal site in Pearl River Delta (PRD) of China, Atmospheric Environment, 42 (25), 6275-6283, 2008.

(8) Liu S., Hu M., Slanina S., He L. Y., Niu Y. W., Bruegemann E., Gnauk T. and Herrmann, H.: Size distribution and source analysis of ionic compositions of aerosols in polluted periods at Xinken in Pearl River Delta (PRD) of China, Atmospheric Environment, 42 (25), 6284-6295, 2008.

(7) Hu M., Wu Z. J., Slanina J., Lin P., Liu S.,and Zeng L. M.: Acidic gases, ammonia and water-soluble ions in PM2.5 at a coastal site in the Pearl River Delta, China, Atmospheric Environment, 42 (25), 6310-6320, 2008.

(6) Eichler H., Cheng Y. F., Birmili W., Nowak A., Wiedensohler A., Bruggemann E., Gnauk T., Herrmann H., Althausen D., Ansmann A., Engelmann R., Tesche M., Wendisch M., Zhang Y. H., Hu M., Liu S.,and Zeng L. M.: Hygroscopic properties and extinction of aerosol particles at ambient relative humidity in South-Eastern China, Atmospheric Environment, 42 (25), 6321-6334, 2008.

(5) Wu Z. J., Hu M., Lin P., Liu S., Wehner B. and Wiedensohler A.: Particle number size distribution in the urban atmosphere of Beijing, China, Atmospheric Environment, 42 (34), 7967-7980, 2008.

(4) Wu Z. J., Hu M., Liu S., Wehner B., Bauer S., Ssling A. M., Wiedensohler A., Petaja T., Dal Maso M., and Kulmala M.: New particle formation in Beijing, China: Statistical analysis of a 1-year data set, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 112 (D9), 2007.

(3) Cheng Y. F., Eichler H., Wiedensohler A., Heintzenberg J., Zhang Y. H., Hu M., Herrmann H., Zeng L. M., Liu S., Gnauk T., Bruggemann E., and He L. Y.: Mixing state of elemental carbon and non-light-absorbing aerosol components derived from in situ particle optical properties at Xinken in Pearl River Delta of China, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 111 (D20), 2006.

(2) Hu M., Liu S., Wu Z. J., Zhang J., Zhao Y. L., Wehner B., and Wiedensohler A.: Effects of high temperature, high relative humidity and rain process on particle size distributions in the summer of Beijing, Environmental Sciences (Chinese),27 (11), 2006.

(1) Xu Z. L., Yang Q. J., Liu S., Xie C., Xu S., Yan, W. J., Du R. G.: Studies of the gaseous photocatalytic activity of heptane over iron-doped TiO2, Environmental Chemistry (Chinese), 4, 2004.