Professor Zhenghua Hu

Areas of interest

Terrestrial ecosystem carbon and nitrogen cycling; Ecological responses to climate change.


Education Background

2007: Doctor’s degree in Applied Meteorology, Nanjing Agricultural University, China
2001: Master’s degree in Ecology, Zhejiang University, China
1997: Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Xinyang Normal University, China


Work experience

2001 - present: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, China

Representative publications

Hu Z, Q Xiao, J Yang, W Xiao, W Wang, S Liu, X Lee (2015) Temporal dynamics and regulation of ecosystem metabolism in a large subtropical shallow lake (Lake Taihu). International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 12: 3691–3706. 

Hu Z, H Cui, S Chen, S Shen, H Li, Y Yang, C Li (2013) Soil respiration and N2O flux response to UV-B radiation and straw incorporation in a soybean-winter wheat rotation system. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution , 224:1394.

Hu Z, H Li, S Chen, Y Yang (2013) Chlorophyll content and photosystem efficiency in soybean   exposed to supplemental ultraviolet-B radiation. Photosynthetica, 51: 151-157.

Hu Z, H Lin, S Chen, S Shen, H Zhang, Y Sun (2013) Soil respiration, nitrification, and denitrification in a wheat farmland soil under different management. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 44: 3092-3102.

Hu Z, J Jiang, S Chen, Q Liu, C Niu (2010) Enhanced UV-B radiation reduced soil-soybean ecosystem respiration and nitrous oxide emissions. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 87(1): 71-79.