Professor Bin Qu

Areas of interest

Dr. Bin QU is engaged in the researches about the carbon compositions and greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions from the aquatic system (e.g. rivers and lakes), and the transport mechanisms of carbon in terrestrial ecosystem in the background of climate change. 

Education Background

2013.09 - 2017.08: PhD degree of Environmental Science, Laboratory of Green Chemistry, Lappeenranta University of Technology.
2010.09 - 2013.07: Master degree of Ghysical Geography, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences & Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS.
2006.09 - 2010.07: Bachelor degree of Geography Science, Shandong Normal University.

Work experience

2017.10 - present: Specially-Appointed College Professor, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology.
2015.10 - 2016.12: Visitor Scholar, Yale University.

Representative publications

Qu, B., Ming, J., Kang, S. C., Zhang, G. S., Li, Y. W., Li, C. D., Zhao, S.Y., Ji, Z.M. & Cao, J. J. (2014). The decreasing albedo of the Zhadang glacier on western Nyainqentanglha and the role of light-absorbing impurities. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14(20), 11117-11128. doi: 10.5194/acp-14-11117-2014
Qu, B., Sillanpää, M., Zhang, Y. L., Guo, J. M., Wahed, M. S. A., & Kang, S.C. (2015). Water chemistry of the headwaters of the Yangtze River. Environmental Earth Sciences, 74(8), 6443-6458. doi: 10.1007/s12665-015-4174-4
Qu, B., Sillanpää, M., Kang, S.C., Yan, F. P., Li, Z.G., Zhang H.B., & Li, C. L. (2017). Export of dissolved carbonaceous and nitrogenous substances in rivers of the “Water Tower of Asia”. Journal of Environmental Sciences, doi: 10.1016/j.jes.2017.04.001.
Qu, B., Sillanpää, M., Zhang, Y. L., & Kang, S.C. (2017). Water chemistry of the southern Tibetan Plateau: An assessment of the Yarlung Tsangpo River basin. Environmental Earth Sciences,76(2), 74. doi:10.1007/s12665-017-6393-3
Qu, B., Sillanpää, M., Kang, S.C., Stubbins, A., Li, C. L., Yan, F. P., Aho, S. K., Zhou, F., & Raymond, P. A. (2017). Aged dissolved organic carbon exported from rivers of the Third Pole. PLOS ONE, 12(5): e0178166.
Qu B., Kang S. C., Chen F., Zhang Y., & Zhang. G. S. (2012). Lake ice and its effect factors in the Nam Co basin, Tibetan Plateau. Advances in Climate Change Research, 8(5), 327-333 (in Chinese). doi:10.3969/j.issn.1673-1719.2012.05.003
Qu, B., Sillanpää, M., Li, C. L., Kang, S.C., Yan, F. P., Aho, S. K., & Raymond, P. A. (2017). Greenhouse gases emissions in rivers of the Tibetan Plateau. Scientific Reports 7, 16573. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-16552-6.