LU, Sihua

LU, Sihua

Senior Engineer
Department: Environmental Science
Research interests: Atmospheric Chemistry
Tel/fax: 86-10-62751920


M.S., College of Environmental Sciences, Peking University, 2004
B.S., College of Chemistry, Beijing Union University, 1989


2003–Present, Senior Engineer, College of Environmental Sciences/ College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Peking University
1996–2003, Engineer, Department of Technical Physics/ Centre for Environmental Sciences/ College of Environmental Sciences, Peking University


Undergraduate course: Quantitative Analytical Chemistry Chemistry Experiment; Instruments Analytical Chemistry Experiment



Monitoring and sources research on organic pollutants pollution in the atmosphere


1. Sihua Lu, Ying Liu, Min Shao and Shan Huang , Chemical Speciation and Anthropogenic Sources of Ambient Volatile Organic Compounds in Summer of Beijing City, Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering in China, 1 (2): 147-152, 2007.
2. Ying Liu, Min Shao, Sihua Lu, Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Measurements in the Pearl River Delta (PRD) Region, China, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 1531–1545, 2008. 
3. Ying Liu, Min Shao, Sihua Lu, Chang Chih-Chung, etc. , Source Apportionment of Ambient Volatile Organic Compounds in the Pearl River Delta, China: Part II, Atmospheric Environment., 42(2008), 6261–6274.
4. Bin Yuan, Min Shao, Sihua Lu, Bin Wang, Source Profiles of Volatile Organic Compounds Associated with Solvent Use in Beijing, China, Atmospheric Environment 44 (2010) 1919-1926.
5. Bin Yuan, Ying Liu, Min Shao, Sihua Lu, Biomass Burning Contributions to Ambient VOCs Species at a Receptor Site in the Pearl River Delta (PRD), China, Environ. Sci. Technol. 2010, 44, 4577–4582.
6. Yang Li, Min Shao , Sihua Lu,etc. , Variations and sources of ambient formaldehyde for the 2008 Beijing Olympic games, Environment 44 (2010) 2632-2639.
7. Liu X L, Zeng L M, Lu S H, Yu X N.2009. Online monitoring system for volatile organic compounds in the atmosphere, Acta Scientiae Circumsyantiae, 29(12):2471-2477.
8. Sihua Lu, Yuhua Bai, Guangshan Zhang, Tiantian Li, Source apportionment of anthropogenic emissions of volatile organic compounds, Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae, 26(5) 757-763, 2006. 
9. Sihua Lu, Yuhua Bai, Yunkuan Chen, Jing Zhao, Zhihui Wang, The characteristics of volatile organic compounds(VOCs) emitted from motor vehicle in Beijing, China Environmental Science, 23(2) 127-130, 2003.
10. Sihua Lu, Yuhua Bai, Guangshan Zhang, Jing Ma,Study on the Characteristics of VOCs Source Profiles of Vehicle Exhaust and Gasoline Emission,Acta Scicentiarum Naturalum Universitis Pekinesis, 39(4) 507-511, 2003.


1. Sihua Lu, Min Shao, Ming Wang, Measurement technique on urban atmospheric volatile organic compounds (VOCs), China Environmental Science Press, 2012


1. Yuanhang Zhang, Min Hu, Liuju Zhong, Min Shao, Limin Zeng, Wei Wang, Yunrong Xiang, Shaojia Fan, Xuesong Wang, Yongzhuo Peng, Boguang Wang, Junyu Zheng, Sihua Lu, Lingyan He, the 1st prize of Ministry of Education scientific and technological progress award, Research Methodologies for regional air pollution complex and the application in Pearl River Delta, 2009



Her research focuses on (1) volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including its concentrations, chemical compositions and temporal and spatioal distribution in urban and regional area, (2) method for identifying VOCs sources, (3) VOCs source apportionment with the chemical mass balance (CMB) and positive matrix factorization (PMF) receptor model, and (4) off-line and on-line measurement techniques of VOCs.