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  • 个人简历
  • 教学
  • 研究领域
  • 研究成果
  • 奖励荣誉
  • Biography

    Focusing on the atmospheric carbon cycle, Bo Zheng has developed a variety of techniques to analyze the sources and sinks of atmospheric constituents (e.g., greenhouse gases) based on satellite remote sensing. He has published research articles in high-profile journals such as Science, Science Advances, and Nature Communications. The Science paper was selected as one of the Research Highlights and was featured in News Briefings by the Science magazine at the 2023 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), widely reported by more than 100 news media worldwide.


    Sep. 2011 – Jul. 2016, Tsinghua University, Environmental Science and Engineer, PhD

    Sep. 2007 – Jul. 2011, Tsinghua University, Environmental Engineer, Bachelor

    Professional Experience

    Dec. 2023 – present, Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, Associate professor

    Jan. 2021 – Dec. 2023, Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, Assistant Professor

    Nov. 2016 – Dec. 2020, Laboratory for Sciences of Climate and Environment in France, Postdoc

    Additional Positions

    Earth System Science Data (ESSD) Topic editor

    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (JGR: Atmospheres) Associate editor

    Environmental Science & Ecotechnology (ESE) Early-Career Editorial Board member

    National Science Review Editorial Group Member of Earth Sciences


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  • Current Courses

    Air Pollution Chemistry (SIGS), Global Frontier Environmental Issues (SIGS), Literature Retrieval and Thesis Writing (SIGS)

    Master’s & Ph.D. Advising

  • Research Interests

    Data-driven and process-based atmospheric science studies, including the atmospheric carbon cycle, characterization of greenhouse gas sources and sinks, satellite-based inversion of multiple atmospheric composition emissions, air pollution and climate change mitigation strategies.


    [1]  National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 2022-2024, PI

    [2]  NSFC, 2024-2027, PI

    [3]  NSFC, 2022-2024, PI

    [4]  National Key R&D Programmes of China, 2023-2026, PI

    [5]  National Key R&D Programmes of China, 2022-2025, PI

    [6]  Young Elite Scientists Sponsorship Program, 2021-2023, PI

    [7]  Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Commission, 2022-2024, PI

    Research Output

  • Selected Publications

    Publications in high-impact journals:

    [1] Zheng, B.*, Ciais, P., Chevallier, F., Yang, H., Canadell, J. G., Chen, Y., van der Velde, I. R., Aben, I., Chuvieco, E., Davis, S. J., Deeter, M., Hong, C., Kong, Y., Li, H., Li, H., Lin, X., He, K., and Zhang, Q.*: Record-high CO2 emissions from boreal fires in 2021, Science, 379, 912-917,doi: 10.1126/science.ade0805, 2023.

    [2] Li. H., Zheng, B.*, Ciais, P., Boersma, K. F., Riess, T. C. V. W., Martin, R. V., Broquet, G., van der A, R., Li, H., Hong, C., Lei, Y., Kong, Y., Zhang, Q., and He, K.: Satellite reveals a steep decline in China’s CO2 emissions in early 2022, Science Advances, 9, eadg7429, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.adg7429, 2023.

    [3] Shi, Q.#, Zheng, B.#, Zheng, Y., Tong, D., Liu, Y., Ma, H., Hong, C., Geng, G., Guan, D., He, K., and Zhang, Q.*: Co-benefits of CO2 emission reduction from China’s clean air actions between 2013-2020, Nature Communications, 13, 5061, doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-32656-8, 2022.

    [4] Zheng, B.*, Ciais, P., Chevallier, F., Chuvieco, E., Chen, Y., and Yang, H.: Increasing forest fire emissions despite the decline in global burned area, Science Advances, 7, eabh2646, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abh2646, 2021.

    [5] Zheng, B.#, Geng, G.#, Ciais, P., Davis, S. J., Martin, R. V., Meng, J., Wu, N., Chevallier, F., Broquet, G., Boersma, F., van der A, R., Lin, J., Guan, D., Lei, Y., He, K., and Zhang, Q.*: Satellite-based estimates of decline and rebound in China’s CO2 emissions during COVID-19 pandemic, Science Advances, 6, eabd4998, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abd4998, 2020.

    Other publications in A-ranking journals:

    [1] Li, H.*, You, L., Du, H., Yu, B., Lu, L., Zheng, B.*, Zhang, Q., He, K., and Ren, N.: Methane and nitrous oxide emissions from municipal wastewater treatment plants in China: A plant-level and technology-specific study, Environmental Science and Ecotechnology, 100345, doi: 10.1016/j.ese.2023.100345, 2023.

    [2] Li. H. and Zheng, B.*: TROPOMI NO2 Shows a Fast Recovery of China’s Economy in the First Quarter of 2023, Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett.,doi: 10.1021/acs.estlett.3c00386, 2023.

    [3] Kong, Y., Zheng, B.*, Zhang, Q., and He, K.: Global and regional carbon budget for 2015–2020 inferred from OCO-2 based on an ensemble Kalman filter coupled with GEOS-Chem, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 10769–10788, doi: 10.5194/acp-22-10769-2022, 2022.

    [4] Zheng, B., Zhang, Q.*, Geng, G., Chen, C., Shi, Q., Cui, M., Lei, Y., and He, K.: Changes in China’s anthropogenic emissions and air quality during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 2895–2907, doi: 10.5194/essd-13-2895-2021, 2021.

    [5] Zheng, B., Cheng, J., Geng, G., Wang, X., Li, M.*, Shi, Q., Qi, J., Lei, Y., Zhang, Q., and He, K.*: Mapping anthropogenic emissions in China at 1 km spatial resolution and its application in air quality modeling, Science Bulletin, 66, 612-620, doi: 10.1016/j.scib.2020.12.008, 2021.




  • Awards and Honors

    2020-2023, Highly Cited Researcher

    2022, First Prize in Natural Science of the Ministry of Education

    2022, Academic Newcomer Award of Tsinghua University

    2022, Outstanding Paper Selected by China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)

    2021, Young Elite Scientists Sponsorship Program by CAST