Dr. Jerry Lin, Ph.D., P.E.




Recent SCI-Indexed Publications (H-index = 40)

  • Wang, X.; Yuan, W.; Lin, C. J.; Wu, F.; Feng, X. B., Stable mercury isotopes stored in Masson Pinus tree rings as atmospheric mercury archives. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2021, 415.
  • Liu, Y.; Lin, C. J.; Yuan, W.; Lu, Z. Y.; Feng, X. B., Translocation and distribution of mercury in biomasses from subtropical forest ecosystems: evidence from stable mercury isotopes. Acta Geochimica 2021, 40, (1), 42-50.
  • Lin, C. J.; Zhang, R. L.; Waisner, S. A.; Nawaz, T.; Center, L.; Gent, D. B.; Johnson, J. L.; Holland, S., Effects of process factors on the performance of electrochemical disinfection for wastewater in a continuous-flow cell reactor. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2021, 28, (27), 36573-36584.
  • Hao, J. L.; Xu, X. H.; Lin, C. J.; Zhang, L. M., A comparison of two bidirectional air-surface exchange models for gaseous elemental mercury over vegetated surfaces. Atmospheric Environment 2021, 246.
  • Yuan, W.; Wang, X.; Lin, C. J.; Wu, C. S.; Zhang, L. M.; Wang, B.; Sommar, J.; Lu, Z. Y.; Feng, X. B., Stable Mercury Isotope Transition during Postdepositional Decomposition of Biomass in a Forest Ecosystem over Five Centuries. Environmental Science & Technology 2020, 54, (14), 8739-8749.
  • Yao, H.; Zhao, Y. J.; Lin, C. J.; Yi, F. J.; Liang, X. F.; Feng, X. B., Development of a novel composite resin for dissolved divalent mercury measurement using diffusive gradients in thin films. Chemosphere 2020, 251.
  • Wang, X.; Yuan, W.; Lin, C. J.; Luo, J.; Wang, F. Y.; Feng, X. B.; Fu, X. W.; Liu, C., Underestimated Sink of Atmospheric Mercury in a Deglaciated Forest Chronosequence. Environmental Science & Technology 2020, 54, (13), 8083-8093.
  • Wang, X.; Luo, J.; Yuan, W.; Lin, C. J.; Wang, F. Y.; Liu, C.; Wang, G. X.; Feng, X. B., Global warming accelerates uptake of atmospheric mercury in regions experiencing glacier retreat. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2020, 117, (4), 2049-2055.
  • Wang, X.; Luo, J.; Lin, C. J.; Wang, D. Y.; Yuan, W., Elevated cadmium pollution since 1890s recorded by forest chronosequence in deglaciated region of Gongga, China. Environmental Pollution 2020, 260.
  • Wagle, D.; Lin, C. J.; Nawaz, T.; Shipley, H. J., Evaluation and optimization of electrocoagulation for treating Kraft paper mill wastewater. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 2020, 8, (1).
  • Yuan, W.; Wang, X.; Lin, C. J.; Sommar, J.; Lu, Z. Y.; Feng, X. B., Process factors driving dynamic exchange of elemental mercury vapor over soil in broadleaf forest ecosystems. Atmospheric Environment 2019, 219.
  • Yu, M. F.; Zhu, Y.; Lin, C. J.; Wang, S. X.; Xing, J.; Jang, C.; Huang, J. Z.; Huang, J. Y.; Jin, J. B.; Yu, L., Effects of air pollution control measures on air quality improvement in Guangzhou, China. Journal of Environmental Management 2019, 244, 127-137.
  • Wang, X.; Yuan, W.; Lin, C. J.; Zhang, L. M.; Zhang, H.; Feng, X. B., Climate and Vegetation As Primary Drivers for Global Mercury Storage in Surface Soil. Environmental Science & Technology 2019, 53, (18), 10665-10675.
  • Wang, X.; Yuan, W.; Lin, C. J.; Feng, X. B., Mercury cycling and isotopic fractionation in global forests. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 2019.
  • Qian, Q.; Sun, B.; Li, X. C.; Sun, F.; Lin, C. J.; Jiang, L. P., Water Quality Evaluation on an Urban Stormwater Retention Pond Using Wireless Sensor Networks and Hydrodynamic Modeling. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 2019, 145, (12).
  • Li, Z. G.; Chen, X. F.; Liu, W. L.; Li, T. S.; Chen, J.; Lin, C. J.; Sun, G. Y.; Feng, X. B., Evolution of four-decade atmospheric mercury release from a coal-fired power plant in North China. Atmospheric Environment 2019, 213, 526-533.
  • Li, K.; Lin, C. J.; Yuan, W.; Sun, G. Y.; Fu, X. W.; Feng, X. B., An improved method for recovering and preconcentrating mercury in natural water samples for stable isotope analysis. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 2019, 34, (11), 2303-2313.
  • Yuan, W.; Sommar, J.; Lin, C.-J.; Wang, X.; Li, K.; Liu, Y.; Zhang, H.; Lu, Z.; Wu, C.; Feng, X., Stable Isotope Evidence Shows Re-emission of Elemental Mercury Vapor Occurring after Reductive Loss from Foliage. Environmental Science & Technology 2019, 53, (2), 651-660.
  • Li, J.; Zhu, Y.; Kelly, J. T.; Jang, C.; Wang, S.; Hanna, A.; Lin, C. J.; Long, S.; Yu, L., Health benefit assessment of PM2.5 reduction in Pearl River Delta region of China using a model-monitor data fusion approach, Journal of Environmental Management 2019, 233, 489-498.
  • Liu, J. J.; Wang, L.; Zhu, Y.; Lin, C. J.; Jang, C.; Wang, S. X.; Xing, J.; Yu, B.; Xu, H.; Pan, Y. Z., Source attribution for mercury deposition with an updated atmospheric mercury emission inventory in the Pearl River Delta Region, China. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering 2019, 13, (1).
  • Zhu, W.; Li, Z. G.; Li, P.; Yu, B.; Lin, C. J.; Sommar, J.; Feng, X. B., Re-emission of legacy mercury from soil adjacent to closed point sources of Hg emission. Environmental Pollution 2018, 242, 718-727.
  • Yang, W. W.; Zhu, Y.; Jang, C.; Long, S. C.; Lin, C. J.; Yu, B.; Adelman, Z.; Wang, S. X.; Xing, J.; Wang, L.; Li, J. B., Development and case study of a new-generation model-VAT for analyzing the boundary conditions influence on atmospheric mercury simulation. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering 2018, 12, (1).
  • Wu, Z.; Feng, X. B.; Li, P.; Lin, C. J.; Qiu, G. L.; Wang, X.; Zhao, H. F.; Dong, H., Comparison of in vitro digestion methods for determining bioaccessibility of Hg in rice of China. Journal of Environmental Sciences 2018, 68, 185-193.
  • Wang, X.; Lin, C. J.; Feng, X. B.; Yuan, W.; Fu, X. W.; Zhang, H.; Wu, Q. R.; Wang, S. X., Assessment of Regional Mercury Deposition and Emission Outflow in Mainland China. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 2018, 123, (17), 9868-9890.
  • Li, X. Y.; Li, Z. G.; Lin, C. J.; Bi, X. Y.; Liu, J. L.; Feng, X.; Zhang, H.; Chen, J.; Wu, T. T., Health risks of heavy metal exposure through vegetable consumption near a large-scale Pb/Zn smelter in central China. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 2018, 161, 99-110.
  • Fu, X. W.; Yang, X.; Tan, Q. Y.; Ming, L. L.; Lin, T.; Lin, C. J.; Li, X. D.; Feng, X. B., Isotopic Composition of Gaseous Elemental Mercury in the Boundary Layer Of East China Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 2018, 123, (14), 7656-7669
  • Li, P.; Du, B. Y.; Maurice, L.; Laffont, L.; Lagane, C.; Point, D.; Sonke, J. E.; Yin, R. S.; Lin, C. J.; Feng, X. B., Mercury Isotope Signatures of Methylmercury in Rice Samples from the Wanshan Mercury Mining Area, China: Environmental Implications. Environmental Science & Technology 2017, 51, (21), 12321-12328.
  • Wu, T. F.; Chen, Y. C.; Wang, W. C.; Kucknoor, A. S.; Lin, C. J.; Lo, Y. H.; Yao, C. W.; Lian, I., Rapid Waterborne Pathogen Detection with Mobile Electronics. Sensors 2017, 17, (6), 11.
  • Zhang, L. M.; Lyman, S.; Mao, H. T.; Lin, C. J.; Gay, D. A.; Wang, S. X.; Gustin, M. S.; Feng, X. B.; Wania, F., A synthesis of research needs for improving the understanding of atmospheric mercury cycling. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2017, 17, (14), 9133-9144.
  • You, Z. Q.; Zhu, Y.; Jang, C.; Wang, S. X.; Gao, J.; Lin, C. J.; Li, M. H.; Zhu, Z. H.; Wei, H.; Yang, W. W., Response surface modeling-based source contribution analysis and VOC emission control policy assessment in a typical ozone-polluted urban Shunde, China. Journal of Environmental Sciences 2017, 51, 294-304.
  • Wang, X.; Luo, J.; Yin, R. S.; Yuan, W.; Lin, C. J.; Sommar, J.; Feng, X. B.; Wang, H. M.; Lin, C.-J., Using Mercury Isotopes To Understand Mercury Accumulation in the Montane Forest Floor of the Eastern Tibetan Plateau. Environmental Science & Technology 2017, 51, (2), 801-809.
  • Bieser, J.; Slemr, F.; Ambrose, J.; Brenninkmeijer, C.; Brooks, S.; Dastoor, A.; DeSimone, F.; Ebinghaus, R.; Gencarelli, C. N.; Geyer, B.; Gratz, L. E.; Hedgecock, I. M.; Jaffe, D.; Kelley, P.; Lin, C. J.; Jaegle, L.; Matthias, V.; Ryjkov, A.; Selin, N. E.; Song, S. J.; Travnikov, O.; Weigelt, A.; Luke, W.; Ren, X. R.; Zahn, A.; Yang, X.; Zhu, Y.; Pirrone, N., Multi-model study of mercury dispersion in the atmosphere: vertical and interhemispheric distribution of mercury species. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2017, 17, (11), 6925-6955.
  • Zhu, W.; Lin, C. J.; Wang, X.; Sommar, J.; Fu, X. W.; Feng, X. B., Global observations and modeling of atmosphere-surface exchange of elemental mercury: a critical review. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2016, 16, (7), 4451-4480.
  • Zhang, L.; Wang, S. X.; Wu, Q. R.; Wang, F. Y.; Lin, C. J.; Zhang, L. M.; Hui, M. L.; Yang, M.; Su, H. T.; Hao, J. M., Mercury transformation and speciation in flue gases from anthropogenic emission sources: a critical review. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2016, 16, (4), 2417-2433.
  • Zhang, H.; Fu, X. W.; Lin, C. J.; Shang, L. H.; Zhang, Y. P.; Feng, X. B.; Lin, C., Monsoon-facilitated characteristics and transport of atmospheric mercury at a high-altitude background site in southwestern China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2016, 16, (20), 13131-13148.
  • Yu, B.; Fu, X. W.; Yin, R. S.; Zhang, H.; Wang, X.; Lin, C. J.; Wu, C. S.; Zhang, Y. P.; He, N. N.; Fu, P. Q.; Wang, Z. F.; Shang, L. H.; Sommar, J.; Sonke, J. E.; Maurice, L.; Guinot, B.; Feng, X. B., Isotopic Composition of Atmospheric Mercury in China: New Evidence for Sources and Transformation Processes in Air and in Vegetation. Environmental Science & Technology 2016, 50, (17), 9262-9269.
  • Ye, Z. Y.; Mao, H. T.; Lin, C. J.; Kim, S. Y., Investigation of processes controlling summertime gaseous elemental mercury oxidation at mid-latitudinal marine, coastal, and inland sites. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2016, 16, (13), 8461-8478.
  • Wu, Q. R.; Wang, S. X.; Li, G. L.; Liang, S.; Lin, C. J.; Wang, Y. F.; Cai, S. Y.; Liu, K. Y.; Hao, J. M., Temporal Trend and Spatial Distribution of Speciated Atmospheric Mercury Emissions in China During 1978-2014. Environmental Science & Technology 2016, 50, (24), 13428-13435.
  • Wang, X.; Lin, C. J.; Yuan, W.; Sommar, J.; Zhu, W.; Feng, X. B., Emission-dominated gas exchange of elemental mercury vapor over natural surfaces in China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2016, 16, (17), 11125-11143.
  • Wang, X.; Lin, C. J.; Lu, Z. Y.; Zhang, H.; Zhang, Y. P.; Feng, X. B., Enhanced accumulation and storage of mercury on subtropical evergreen forest floor: Implications on mercury budget in global forest ecosystems. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 2016, 121, (8), 2096-2109.
  • Wang, X.; Bao, Z. D.; Lin, C. J.; Yuan, W.; Feng, X. B., Assessment of Global Mercury Deposition through Litterfall. Environmental Science & Technology 2016, 50, (16), 8548-8557.
  • Sun, G. Y.; Sommar, J.; Feng, X. B.; Lin, C. J.; Ge, M. F.; Wang, W. G.; Yin, R. S.; Fu, X. W.; Shang, L. H., Mass-Dependent and -Independent Fractionation of Mercury Isotope during Gas-Phase Oxidation of Elemental Mercury Vapor by Atomic Cl and Br. Environmental Science & Technology 2016, 50, (17), 9232-9241.
  • Sommar, J.; Zhu, W.; Shang, L. H.; Lin, C. J.; Feng, X. B., Seasonal variations in metallic mercury (Hg-0) vapor exchange over biannual wheat-corn rotation cropland in the North China Plain. Biogeosciences 2016, 13, (7), 2029-2049.
  • Obrist, D.; Pearson, C.; Webster, J.; Kane, T.; Lin, C. J.; Aiken, G. R.; Alpers, C. N., A synthesis of terrestrial mercury in the western United States: Spatial distribution defined by land cover and plant productivity. Science of the Total Environment 2016, 568, 522-535.
  • Long, S. C.; Zhu, Y.; Jang, C.; Lin, C. J.; Wang, S. X.; Zhao, B.; Gao, J.; Deng, S.; Xie, J. P.; Qiu, X. Z., A case study of development and application of a streamlined control and response modeling system for PM2.5 attainment assessment in China. Journal of Environmental Sciences 2016, 41, 69-80.
  • Fu, X. W.; Zhu, W.; Zhang, H.; Sommar, J.; Yu, B.; Yang, X.; Wang, X.; Lin, C. J.; Feng, X. B., Depletion of atmospheric gaseous elemental mercury by plant uptake at Mt. Changbai, Northeast China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2016, 16, (20), 12861-12873.
  • Fu, X. W.; Yang, X.; Lang, X. F.; Zhou, J.; Zhang, H.; Yu, B.; Yan, H. Y.; Lin, C. J.; Feng, X. B., Atmospheric wet and litterfall mercury deposition at urban and rural sites in China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 2016, 16, (18), 11547-11562.
  • Eckley, C. S.; Tate, M. T.; Lin, C. J.; Gustin, M.; Dent, S.; Eagles-Smith, C.; Lutz, M. A.; Wickland, K. P.; Wang, B.; Gray, J. E.; Edwards, G. C.; Krabbenhoft, D. P.; Smith, D. B., Surface-air mercury fluxes across Western North America: A synthesis of spatial trends and controlling variables. Science of the Total Environment 2016, 568, 651-665.

Education

Postdoctoral Research, Oak ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA, 1999.
Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA, 1998.
M.S., Environmental Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 1995.
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Tatung University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1991.

Awards & Honors

  • Guest Editor, Science of the Total Environment: Special Issue – Mercury Cycling and Bioaccumulation in a Changing Environment, 2018-2019.
  • Co-Editor, Atmosphere: Special Issue – Metal Pollution in the Atmosphere, 2017-2018.
  • Expert Panel Reviewer, Science to Achieve Results, USEPA, 2018.
  • Expert Panel Reviewer, People, Prosperity, and the Planet, USEPA, 2018.
  • Member of Modeling Group, 2018 Global Mercury Assessment, United Nations Environment Programme, 2016 - present.
  • The Engineering Excellence Education Award, Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) Sabine Chapter, 2016.
  • ExxonMobil Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, Lamar University, 2014.
  • University Professor and Ann Die-Hasselmo Faculty Scholar, Lamar University, 2012.
  • Member, USEPA Science Advisory Board (SAB), 2011.
  • The 2008 University Scholar, Lamar University, 2008.
  • “James M. Robbins” Excellence in Teaching Award, Chi-Epsilon (The National Civil Engineering Honor Society) Southwest District, 2008.
  • University Research Forum Award, Texas Water Conference, 2004 and 2005.
  • Fellow, ASCE’s Excellence in Civil Engineering Education (ExCEEd), 2003.
  • University Merit Award for Outstanding Young Professor, Lamar University, 2002.
  • Highest Score in the April 2000 Professional Engineer License Exam in Environmental Engineering, State of Ohio, 2000.
  • Gill Master Award for Young Investigator, Gill Foundation, 2000.