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A view of the alumni fountain on the Cal U campus.A view of the alumni fountain on the Cal U campus.

Dr. Min Li

Education

  • B.E.: Environmental Engineering, Hebei University of Science and Technology, China
  • M.S.: Environmental Engineering, Tianjin University, China
  • Ph.D.: Environmental Engineering, Drexel University

Biography

  • Assistant Professor of Environmental Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Physics, California University of Pennsylvania, fall 2008-present
  • Adjunct Professor of Environmental Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Manhattanville College, Purchase, N.Y., fall 2007
  • Research Associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University, 2004-2008
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University, 2003-2004
  • Graduate Research Assistant, School of Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy, Drexel University, 2001-2003
  • Field Sampling Intern, School of Public Health, Harvard University, for a supersite study as a part of the North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone (NARSTO) conducted in the Northeast region and focused on Oxidant and Particle Studies (NEOPS), summer 2001
  • Teaching Assistant and Graduate Research Assistant, School of Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy, Drexel University, 1999-2001

Courses

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry II Lab
  • Introduction to Environmental Chemistry

Grants

  • Lead Institute: California University of Pennsylvania, Kyle Fredrick, Min Li and Tom Muller, Pike Run: A Vision for the Future of Watershed, Pennsylvania American Water Grant, $5,400, July-December 2009
  • Lead Institute: Rutgers University, Monica Mazurek and Min Li, Chemical Composition of Fine Particulate Emissions from Light-Duty Gasoline, Diesel and CNG Vehicles, Awarded $300,000 by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, 2009-2012

Publications

  • Shida Tang, Gil LaDuke, Robert Whitby, Min Li, and Monica A. Mazurek, 2008. Comparison of Regulated and PM2.5 EC/OC Emissions from Light-Duty Gasoline, Diesel and CNG Vehicles over Different Driving Cycles. Society of Automobile Engineering International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, Volume 1 (1), 2008, 1290-1306
  • Stephen R. McDow, Monica A. Mazurek, Min Li, Alter, L., Graham, J., Felton, H.D., McKenna, T., Pietarinen, C., Leston, A., Bailey, S., and Tong-Argao, S., 2008. Speciation and Atmospheric Abundance of Organic Compounds in PM2.5 from the New York City Area. I. Sampling Network, Sampler Evaluation, Molecular Level Blank Evaluation, Aerosol Science and Technology, Volume 42, Issue 1, 2008, Pages 50 - 63
  • Min Li, Stephen R. McDow, David Tollerud, and Monica A. Mazurek, 2006. Seasonal abundance of organic molecular markers in urban particulate matter from Philadelphia, Pa., Atmospheric Environment, Volume 40, Issue 13, April 2006, Pages 2260-2273
  • Min Li, Stephen R. McDow, David Tollerud, and Monica A. Mazurek, 2005. Quantitation, detection and measurement precision of molecular markers in urban particulate matter from Philadelphia, Pa., AWMA's 98th Annual Conference & Exhibition Proceedings, Minneapolis, Minn. 2005
  • Min Li, Ph.D. thesis, 2003. Ambient concentrations and measurement precision of molecular markers in fine particles from Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Min Li and Jing Guo, 1997. Chemical pretreatment - an effective method for improvement of anaerobic digestion of municipal sewage sludge, Urban Environment and Urban Ecology, 10, in Chinese

Affiliations

Visiting assistant professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University

Research Interests

Chemical analysis of environmental samples from air, water and soil

Student Research Projects

Pike Run: A Vision for the Future of Watershed, Pennsylvania American Water Grant, July-December 2009.

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Chemistry and Physics

Academic Program(s)

  • B.S. Chemistry
  • B.A. Physics

Contact Information

Email:
li@calu.edu

Phone:
724-938-4152

Office:
New Science Hall 202C