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Huan Chen

Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science

Office: Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology & Forest Scien
Phone: 843-546-1013
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 Educational Background

Ph.D. Civil Engineering
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States 2013-2016

M.S. Environmental Engineering
Peking University, Beijing, China 2006-2009

M.S. Statistics
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States 2013-2016

B.E. Environmental Engineering
Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China 2002-2006


Chun Cao, Si-Qi Liu, Zhen-Bang Ma, Yun Lin, Qiong Su, Huan Chen *, Jun-Jian Wang *, Dynamics of multi-elements in fast decomposing vegetable residues. Science of the Total Environment (In press)

Huan Chen1, *, Yun Lin1, *, Qiong Su, Liqiu Cheng (2017), Spatial variation of multiple air pollutants and their potential contributions to all-cause, respiratory, and cardiovascular mortality across China in 2015-2016. Atmospheric Environment 168: 23-35, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.09.006

Huan Chen and Kimberly E. Carter * (2017), Characterization of the chemicals used hydraulic fracturing fluids for wells located in the Marcellus shale play. Journal of Environmental Management 200: 312-324, DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.05.069

Huan Chen and Kimberly E. Carter * (2017), Modeling potential occupational inhalation exposures and associated risks of toxic organics from chemical storage tanks used in hydraulic fracturing using AERMOD. Environmental Pollution 224: 300-309. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.02.008.

Huan Chen and Kimberly E. Carter * (2016), Water usage for natural gas production through hydraulic fracturing in the United States from 2008 to 2014. Journal of Environmental Management 170: 152-159, DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.01.023.

Huan Chen, Shungui Zhou, Tianhong Li * (2010), Impact of extracellular polymeric substances on the settlement ability of aerobic granular sludge. Environmental Technology 31: 14, 1601-1612, DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2010.482146.

Alex Chow, Dennis O Suhre, Alexander Ruecker, David Miller, William H Conner, Huan Chen, Yina Liu, Li-Jung Kuo and Nikola Tolic, “Dissolved Organic Matter and Nutrient Dynamics in Forest-Marsh Transition Zones - Implications of Sea Level Rise on Coastal Ecosystems in Southeastern US” Oral presentation at Managing Global Resources for A Secure Future, Tampa, FL, United States, October 22-25, 2017.

Chun Cao, Xingpeng Chen, Zhen-Bang Ma, Huan Chen, Jun-Jian Wang, “Impacts of Greenhouse Cultivation on Vegetable Metal Pollution at Wastewater-Irrigated Area”, Poster presentation at the 9th national conference on environmental chemistry, Hangzhou, China, October 20-22, 2017.

Huan Chen and Kimberly E. Carter, Usage of Freshwater and Recycled Wastewater in Hydraulic Fracturing, Poster presentation at Student Poster Competition in 2016 Water Professionals Conference, Knoxville, TN, United States, July 19, 2016.

Huan Chen and Kimberly E. Carter, Potential Emissions of Organics from Storage Tanks for Chemical Additives in Hydraulic Fracturing in the Marcellus Shale Play: A Modeling Approach, Poster presentation at 3rd Annual Southeastern Biogeochemistry Symposium, Knoxville, TN, United States, March 11-13, 2016.