Peng Zhen

Associate Professor

 2005.09-2008.06Doctoral student, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ph.D Doctorate awarded in 2008
 2002.09-2005.06Graduate student, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Master’s degree awarded in 2005.
 1998.09-2002.07Undergraduate student, School of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University, Bachelor’s degree awarded in 1993.
Work Experience
 2008.01-presentSchool of Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing University
 2014.09-2015.08National Center for Atmospheric Research, Visiting scholar

Research Interests

   Prediction and assimilation on air quality modeling
   Boundary-layer meteorology
   Atmospheric turbulence

Selected Publications
 1.Peng, Z., Kou, X. X., Zhang, M. G., Lei, L. L., Miao, S. G., Wang, H. M., Jiang, F., Han, X., and Fang, S. X. CO2 flux inversion with a regional joint data assimilation system based on CMAQ, EnKS, and surface observations. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 128, e2022JD037154. https://doi. org/10.1029/2022JD037154, 2023.
 2.Kou, X. X., Z. Peng*, M. G. Zhang, N. Zhang, L. L. Lei, X. J. Zhao, S. G. Miao, Z. M. Li and Q. J. Ding: Assessment of the meteorological impact on improved PM2.5 air quality over North China during 2016–2019 based on a regional joint atmospheric composition reanalysis data-set. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126, e2020JD034382. https://doi. org/10.1029/2020JD034382, 2021.
 3.Peng, Z., Lei, L., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Chu, K., and Kou, X.: Impact of Assimilating Meteorological Observations on Source Emissions Estimate and Chemical Simulations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 47, e2020GL089030,, 2020.
 4.Peng, Z., Lei, L., Liu, Z., Sun, J., Ding, A., Ban, J., Chen, D., Kou, X., and Chu, K.: The impact of multi-species surface chemical observation assimilation on air quality forecasts in China, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17387–17404,, 2018.
 5.Chu, K., Z. Peng*, Z. Liu, L. Lei, X. Kou, Y. Zhang, B. Xin and J. Tian: Evaluating the impact of emissions regulations on the emissions reduction during the 2015 China Victory Day Parade with an ensemble square root filter. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos, doi:10.1002/2017JD027631, 2018.
 6.Peng, Z., Liu, Z., Chen, D., and Ban, J.: Improving PM2.5 forecast over China by the joint adjustment of initial conditions and source emissions with an ensemble Kalman filter, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4837–4855,, 2017.
 7.Peng, Z., Zhang, M., Kou, X., Tian, X., and Ma, X.: A regional carbon data assimilation system and its preliminary evaluation in East Asia, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 1087–1104,, 2015.
 8.Zhen Peng, Jianning Sun*. Characteristics of the drag coefficient in the roughness sublayer over a complex urban surface. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 2014, 153: 569-580.
 9.Zhekun Huang, Zhen Peng*, Hongnian Liu, Meigen Zhang, Xiaoguang Ma, Shu-Chih Yang, Sang-Deok Lee, Seung-Yeon Kim. Development of CMAQ for East Asia CO2 data assimilation under an EnKF framework: a first result. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2014, 59: 3200-3208.
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