People

Name:

Zhu Liu

Post:

Associate Professor

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E-mail:

zhuliu@tsinghua.edu.cn   Website http://scholar.harvard.edu/zhu


Education Background

 Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences (jointed training by University of Cambridge),
            Major: Industrial Ecology, 07/2013
            Thesis title: Pattern and process of carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion and cement process
            Selected as “Springer Theses Recognizing Outstanding Ph.D. Research 2015”  
M.S., China Agricultural University, Major: Landscape Ecology. 06/2009
B.S., Northwest University, Major: Geology. 06/2007

Work Experience

Tsinghua University

Associate Professor (2018- )

University of East Anglia

Assistant Professor (2017- )

California Institute of Technology

Resnick Prize Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability Science (2015-2017)

Harvard University

Associate, Environment and Natural Resources Program, (2015- )

Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow, (2013-2015)

Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Fellow, (2013)

University of Cambridge

Visiting Research Fellow, Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR), (2012- )

 

Research Interests

Human Dimensions on global environmental change, Sustainability Science, Carbon data. 

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Awards & Honors


  1. 2016 Green Talents, The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (one of 25 global winners).

  2. 2015 Resnick Prize Fellowship, Resnick Sustainability Institute, California Institute of Technology.

  3. 2013, 2014 Giorgio Ruffolo Fellowship, Sustainability Science Program, Harvard University.  

  4. 2013 Presidential Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). CAS highest graduates award (award to 1/1000 graduates).

  5. 2013 Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). (award to 1/1000 graduates)

  6. 2013 Outstanding volunteer contribution award, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots.

  7. 2012 Scholarship for study aboard, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

  8. 2011 Young scientist scholarship for supporting the attendance of 2011 International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) Conference, International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) and Yale University.

  9. Student scholarship for supporting the attendance of Symposium on Industrial Ecology for Young Professionals (SIEYP), International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) and Carnegie Mellon University, 2011.

  10. Scholarship  of  Young  Researchers  School  of  The  network  for  the  Promotion  of  Sustainability  in Postgraduate Education and Research (ProSPER.Net)”, United Nations University, 2010.

 

Selected Publications

  1. Zhu Liu*, et al. Reduced carbon emission estimates from fossil fuel combustion and cement production in China. Nature, 524 (7565), 335-338 (2015).

  2. Zhu Liu*, et al. Climate policy: Steps to China's carbon peak. Nature 522 (7556), 279-281(2015)

  3. Zhu Liu*, et al. Energy policy: A low-carbon road map for China. Nature 500 (7461), 143-145 (2013).

  4. Zhu Liu*, et al. Targeted opportunities to address the climate–trade dilemma in China. Nature Climate Change 6 (2), 201-206 (2016).

  5. Dabo Guan, Zhu Liu*, et al. The gigatonne gap in China's carbon dioxide inventories. Nature Climate Change. 2, 672-5. (2012).

  6. Qiang Zhang*, Qiang, Xujia Jiang, Dan Tong, Steven J. Davis, Hongyan Zhao, Guannan Geng, Tong Feng, Bo Zheng, Zifeng Lu, David G. Streets, Ruijing Ni, Michael Brauer, Aaron van Donkelaar, Randall V. Martin, Hong Huo, Zhu Liu, Da Pan, Haidong Kan, Yingying Yan, Jintai Lin*, Kebin He* and Dabo Guan. Transboundary Health Impacts of Transported Global Air Pollution and International Trade. Nature, 543 (7647), 705-709(2017).

  7. Xi, Fengming, Steven J. Davis, Philippe Ciais, Douglas Crawford-Brown, Dabo Guan, Claus Pade, Tiemao Shi, Mark Syddall, Jie Lv, Lanzhu Ji, Longfei Bing, Jiaoyue Wang, Wei Wei, Keun-Hyeok Yang, Bjorn Lagerblad, Isabel Galan, Carmen Andrade, Ying Zhang and Zhu Liu*. Substantial Global Carbon Uptake by Cement Carbonation. Nature Geoscience 9 880-883(2016).

  8. Dominik Wiedenhofer, Dabo Guan, Zhu Liu, Jing Meng, Ning Zhang and Yi-Ming Wei. "Unequal Household Carbon Footprints in China." Nature Climate Change 7, 75-80 (2017).

  9. Jintai Lin, Dan Tong, Steven Davis, Ruijing Ni, Xiaoxiao Tan, Da Pan, Hongyan Zhao, Zifeng Lu, David Streets, Tong Feng, Qiang Zhang, Yingying Yan, Yongyun Hu, Jing Li, Zhu Liu, Xujia Jiang, Guannan Geng, Kebin He, Yi Huang and Dabo Guan. Global Climate Forcing of Aerosols Embodied in International Trade. Nature Geoscience 9, (10) 790-794 (2016).

  10. Kuishuang Feng, Steven J Davis, Xin Li, Dabo Guan, Laixiang Sun, Weidong Liu, Zhu Liu, Klaus Hubacek. Outsourcing  CO2   within  China.  Proceedings  of  the  National  Academy  of  Sciences  (PNAS).  110(28) 11654-11659 (2013).

  11. Dabo Guan*, Stephan Klasen, Klaus Hubacek, Kuishuang Feng, Zhu Liu, Kebin He, Yong Geng, Qiang Zhang, Determinants of Stagnating Carbon Intensity in China. Nature Climate Change 4, 1017-1023 (2014).