General
Prof. Dr. Aiqian ZHANG, PI of Theoretical Environmental Chemistry Group at Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Email: aqzhang@rcees.ac.cn
Telephone: 8610-62849157
Mobile phone: -
Address
State Key Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology
Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences 
18 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District (P.O.Box 2871)
Postcode: 100085

Research Areas

Theoretical Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry of Organic Pollutants

Education

Sept,1993-July 1998, Ph.D degree in Environmental Sciences 
                                           (Prof. Liansheng Wang, thesis advisor)
                                          Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
                                           Nanjing University, Nanjing
                                           China

Sept,1989-July 1993, B.S.degree in Environmental Chemistry
                                        (Prof. Shuokui Han, research advisor)
                                        Department of Environmental Sciences
                                        Nanjing University, Nanjing 
                                        China

Experience

   
Work Experience

Nov.2009-Present      PI of Theoretical Environmnetal Chemistry Group
                                       Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, CAS
June.2007-Oct.2009   Dept.Chairman, Dept. of Environmental Sciences
                                        School of the Environment
                                        Nanjing University
Dec.2005-Oct.2009    Professor, Dept. of Environmental Sciences
                                        School of the Environment 
                                        Nanjing University
Apr.2000-Nov.2005    Associate Professor, Dept. of Environmental Sciences
                                        School of the Environment
                                         Nanjing University 
July 1998-Apr.2000   Lecturer, Dept. of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
                                       Nanjing University 

During Which
Oct.2008                       Teaching Staff Exchange, University of Joensuu, Finland
July-Sept. 2004           Visiting Scholar, Juelich Research Center, Germany
                                       (ForschungsZentrum Juelich, FZJ)
July-Aug. 2003            Visting Scholar, University of Liege, Belgium
July 1999-Jan 2000    Visiting Scholar, GSF-National Reseach Center for Environment and Health, Germany
                                       (HelmholtzZentrum Muechen after 2008)

 

Teaching Experience
  • Responsibe for Environmental Chemistry class for undergraduate (Fall of 1998, 2000-2008) in Nanjing University
  • Lectures in Chemistry of Organic Pollutants class for Master candidates (Fall of 2001-2003) in Nanjing University
  • Responsibe for Advanced Modeling Methods in Environmental Sciences class for Master candidates (Spring of 2005, Fall of 2005-2008) in Nanjing University
  • Responsibe for Progress in Chemistry of Organic Pollutants class for Ph.D candidates (Fall of 2006-2009) in Nanjing University
  • Lectures in Progress in Environmental and Health class for Master candidates (Spring of 2010) in CAS

Honors & Distinctions

Honors

  • Wang Liansheng , Zhang Aiqian , Yu Hongxia, GAO Shixiang, Wang Xiaodong, Yang Xi, Sun Cheng, Kong  Linren, Han Shuokui. Study on the Molecular Structure and Environmental Process Mechanism of Toxic Organic Chemicals, 2003, 2nd Class Prize od Natural Science Award of Ministry of Education (No. 2002-077)
  • Zhang Aiqian . 2003, 4th Young Scientist Award of Chinese Society of Environmental Sciences 

Professional Assocations

  • Chinese Chemical Society
  • Chinese Society of Toxicology
  • Chinese Society of Environmental Sciences

Publications

   
Papers
Selected Publication in recent years:
[1] Mu YS, Peng SF, Zhang AQ*, Wang LS. Role of Pocket Flexibility in the Modulation of Estrogen Receptor Alpha by Key Residue Arginine 394, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 2011, 30(2):330-336.
[2] Qiu SS, Liu L, Jin X, Zhang AQ*, Wu K, Wang LS. Vibrational Spectroscopic Investigation and DFT Studies on 2,2',4,4'-Tetrabromodiphenyl Ether, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 2010, 77(3):572-578.
[3] Cao J, Lin Y, Guo LH*, Zhang AQ*, Wei Y, Yang Y. Structure-based Investigation on the Binding Interaction of Hydroxylated Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers with Thyroxine Transport Proteins, Toxicology. 2010, 277(1-3): 20-28.
[4] Wei Y*, Lin Y, Zhang AQ*, Guo LH, Cao J. Evaluation of the Noncovalent Binding Interactions between Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Metabolites and Human p53 cDNA, Science of the Total Environment. 2010, 408(24):6285-6290.
[5] Qiu SS, Tan XH, Wu K, Zhang AQ*, Han SK, Wang LS. Experimental and Theoretical Study on Molecular Structure and FT-IR, Raman, NMR Spectra of 4,4’-Dibromodiphenyl Ether, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 2010, 76(5):429-434.
[6] Gao CA, Zhang AQ*, Lin Y, Yin DQ, Wang LS. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships of Selected Phenols with Non-monotonic Dose-response Curves, Chinese Science Bulletin. 2009, 54(10):1786-1796 .
Patents
[1] Zhang Aiqian, Meng Nan, Han Shuokui, Chen Yun. A  photo-mechano-catalytic degradation method for para-substituted nitrobenzenes using nano-scale cuprous oxide, China Patent No. ZL 2005 1 0038685.X
[2] Zhang Aiqian, Meng Nan, Han Shuokui, Chen Yun. A  mechano-catalytic degradation method for para-substituted nitrobenzenes using nano-scale cuprous oxide, China Patent No. ZL 2005 1 0037793.5
[3] Zhang Aiqian, Liu Honglu, Meng Nan, Yang Xi, Han Shuokui. A preparation method for nano-scale cuprous oxide, China Patent No. ZL 2003 1 0112821.6
[4] Liu Shushen, Wang Xiaodong, Yin Daqiang, Zhang Aiqian, Wang Liansheng. Varaible Selection and Modeling Software based on the Prediction [Abbreviation: VSMP]V1.0。National Copyright Registration No.2005SR04472 (China) 
[5] Liu Shushen, Yin Daqiang, Wang Xiaodong, Zhang Aiqian, Wang Liansheng. Acitvity Estimation and Prediction Software for Organic Pollutants [Abbreviation: EPAOC]V1.0。National Copyright Registration No.2003SR11469 (China)

Research Interests

Environmental Computational Toxicology and Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships

Conferences

   

Collaboration

   

Students

Graduate Students in Lab:

  • Mr. Mu Yunsong, Ph.D Candidates, Research Orientation: Pollutants Related Biotargets and Possible Health Effects (NJU & CAS)
  • Mr. Lin Yuan, Ph.D Candidates, Research Orientation: Plasticity of Biotargets (NJU & CAS)
  • Miss Sun Yuzhen, Ph.D Candidates, Research Orientation: Theoretical Simulation and Mechanism Exploration of  Typical Environmental Process for PTS(CAS)