Xinyi Dong

Associate Professor

Career Overview

Xinyi Dong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Science at Nanjing University. The focus of Xinyi's research work include atmospheric modeling of interactions between natural dust, biogenic VOCs and anthropogenic pollutants. Currently, my research team is utilizing multiple models including CAM-chem, GEOS-Chem, and WRF-Chem to understand the formation mechanisms of secondary aerosols (organic and inorganic) and their impacts on air pollution and climate.

2015Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Tennessee Knoxville
2008M.Sc. in Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Wuhan University
2006B.Sc. in Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Wuhan University
2020 - presentAssociate Professor, Nanjing University
Research Interests

   Aerosol heterogeneous chemistry
   Atmospheric modeling

Selected Publications


Dong, XY*;Liu, YM;Li, X;Yue, M;Liu, YW;Ma, ZW;Zheng, HT;Huang, RQ;Wang, MH: Modeling Analysis of Biogenic Secondary Organic Aerosol Dependence on Anthropogenic Emissions in China, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 2022, DOI:10.1021/acs.estlett.2c00104


Dong, XY*;Yue, M;Jiang, YJ;Hu, XM;Ma, QL;Pu, JJ;Zhou, GQ: Analysis of CO2 spatio-temporal variations in China using a weather-biosphere online coupled model, ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 2021, DOI:10.5194/acp-21-7217-2021

Liu, YM;Dong, XY*;Wang, MH;Emmons, LK;Liu, YW;Liang, Y;Li, X;Shrivastava, M: Analysis of secondary organic aerosol simulation bias in the Community Earth System Model (CESM2.1), ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 2021, DOI:10.5194/acp-21-8003-2021

Liu, YW;Liu, YM;Wang, MH*;Dong, XY*;Zheng, YQ;Shrivastava, M;Qian, Y;Bai, HM;Li, X;Yang, XQ: Anthropogenic-biogenic interaction amplifies warming from emission reduction over the southeastern US, ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS, DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/ac3285

Zhao, N;Dong, XY;Huang, K;Fu, JS;Lund, MT;Sudo, K;Henze, D;Kucsera, T;Lam, YF;Chin, MA;Tilmes, S: Responses of Arctic black carbon and surface temperature to multi-region emission reductions: a Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution Phase 2 (HTAP2) ensemble modeling study, ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, DOI:10.5194/acp-21-8637-2021

Li, X;Liu, YW;Wang, MH;Jiang, YQ; Dong, XY: Assessment of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 6 (CMIP6) Model performance in simulating the spatial-temporal variation of aerosol optical depth over Eastern Central China, ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2021.105747

Yue, M;Wang, MH;Guo, JP;Zhang, HP; Dong, XY;Liu, YW: Long-Term Trend Comparison of Planetary Boundary Layer Height in Observations and CMIP6 Models over China, JOURNAL OF CLIMATE, DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-1000.1

Kong, SSK;Fu, JS; Dong, XY;Chuang, MT;Ooi, MCG;Huang, WS;Griffith, SM;Pani, SK;Lin, NH : Sensitivity analysis of the dust emission treatment in CMAQv5.2.1 and its application to long-range transport over East Asia, ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118441

Fazli, T; Dong, XY;Fu, JS;Stephens, B : Predicting US Residential Building Energy Use and Indoor Pollutant Exposures in the Mid-21st Century, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, DOI:10.1021/acs.est.0c06308


Gao, M;Han, ZW;Tao, ZN;Li, JW;Kang, JE;Huang, K; Dong, XY;Zhuang, BL;Li, S;Ge, BZ;Wu, QZ;Lee, HJ;Kim, CH;Fu, JS;Wang, TJ;Chin, M;Li, M;Woo, JH;Zhang, Q;Cheng, YF;Wang, ZF;Carmichael, GR : Air quality and climate change, Topic 3 of the Model Inter-Comparison Study for Asia Phase III (MICS-Asia III) - Part 2: aerosol radiative effects and aerosol feedbacks, ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, DOI:10.5194/acp-20-1147-2020

Tan, JN;Fu, JS;Carmichael, GR;Itahashi, S;Tao, ZN;Huang, K; Dong, XY;Yamaji, K;Nagashima, T;Wang, XM;Liu, YM;Lee, HJ;Lin, CY;Ge, BZ;Kajino, M;Zhu, J;Zhang, MG;Liao, H;Wang, ZF : Why do models perform differently on particulate matter over East Asia? A multi-model intercomparison study for MICS-Asia III, ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, DOI:10.5194/acp-20-7393-2020


Dong, XY;Zhu, QZ;Fu, JS;Huang, K;Tan, JN;Tipton, M: Evaluating Recent Updated Black Carbon Emissions and Revisiting the Direct Radiative Forcing in Arctic, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, DOI:10.1029/2018GL081242

Dong, XY;Fu, JS;Huang, K;Zhu, QZ;Tipton, M: Regional Climate Effects of Biomass Burning and Dust in East Asia: Evidence From Modeling and Observation, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, DOI:10.1029/2019GL083894

Huang, K;Fu, JS;Lin, NH;Wang, SH; Dong, XY;Wang, GC: Superposition of Gobi Dust and Southeast Asian Biomass Burning: The Effect of Multisource Long-Range Transport on Aerosol Optical Properties and Regional Meteorology Modification, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, DOI:10.1029/2018JD030241

Gao, M;Han, ZW;Liu, ZR;Li, M;Xin, JY;Tao, ZN;Li, JW;Kang, JE;Huang, K; Dong, XY;Zhuang, BL;Li, S;Ge, BZ;Wu, QZ;Cheng, YF;Wang, YS;Lee, HJ;Kim, CH;Fu, JSS;Wang, TJ;Chin, MA;Woo, JH;Zhang, Q;Wang, ZF;Carmichael, GR: Air quality and climate change, Topic 3 of the Model Inter-Comparison Study for Asia Phase III (MICS-Asia III) - Part 1: Overview and model evaluation,ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, DOI:10.5194/acp-18-4859-2018


Wang, QZ; Dong, XY;Fu, JS;Xu, J;Deng, CR;Jiang, YL;Fu, QY;Lin, YF;Huang, K;Zhuang, GS: Environmentally dependent dust chemistry of a super Asian dust storm in March 2010: observation and simulation, ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, DOI:10.5194/acp-18-3505-2018

Dong, XY;Fu, JS;Tschantz, MF:Modeling cold soak evaporative vapor emissions from gasoline-powered automobiles using a newly developed method, JOURNAL OF THE AIR & WASTE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION, DOI:10.1080/10962247.2018.1503206

Dong, XY;Fu, JS;Zhu, QZ;Sun, J;Tan, JN;Keating, T;Sekiya, T;Sudo, K;Emmons, L;Tilmes, S;Jonson, JE;Schulz, M;Bian, HS;Chin, M;Davila, Y;Henze, D;Takemura, T;Benedictow, AMK;Huang, K: Long-range transport impacts on surface aerosol concentrations and the contributions to haze events in China: an HTAP2 multi-model study, ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, DOI:10.5194/acp-18-15581-2018

Galmarini, S;Kioutsioukis, I;Solazzo, E;Alyuz, U;Balzarini, A;Bellasio, R;Benedictow, AMK;Bianconi, R;Bieser, J;Brandt, J;Christensen, JH;Colette, A;Curci, G;Davila, Y; Dong, XY;Flemming, J;Francis, X;Fraser, A;Fu, J;Henze, DK;Hogrefe, C;Im, U;Vivanco, MG;Jimenez-Guerrero, P;Jonson, JE;Kitwiroon, N;Manders, A;Mathur, R;Palacios-Pena, L;Pirovano, G;Pozzoli, L;Prank, M;Schultz, M;Sokhi, RS;Sudo, K;Tuccella, P;Takemura, T;Sekiya, T;Unal, A: Two-scale multi-model ensemble: is a hybrid ensemble of opportunity telling us more?, ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, DOI:10.5194/acp-18-8727-2018

Dong, XY;Fu, JS;Huang, K;Lin, NH;Wang, SH;Yang, CE: Analysis of the Co-existence of Long-range Transport Biomass Burning and Dust in the Subtropical West Pacific Region, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS


Minoura, H;Chow, JC;Watson, JG;Fu, JS; Dong, XY;Yang, CE: Vertical Circulation of Atmospheric Pollutants near Mountains during a Southern California Ozone Episode, AEROSOL AND AIR QUALITY RESEARCH, DOI:10.4209/aaqr.2015.09.0554

Dong, XY;Fu, JS;Huang, K;Tong, D;Zhuang, GS: Model development of dust emission and heterogeneous chemistry within the Community Multiscale Air Quality modeling system and its application over East Asia, ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, DOI:10.5194/acp-16-8157-2016


Dong, XY;Fu, JS: Understanding interannual variations of biomass burning from Peninsular Southeast Asia, part I: Model evaluation and analysis of systematic bias, ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENTDOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.06.026

Dong, XY;Fu, JS: Understanding interannual variations of biomass burning from Peninsular Southeast Asia, part II: Variability and different influences in lower and higher atmosphere levels, ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.05.052

Dong, XY;Tschantz, M;Fu, JS: Estimating evaporative vapor generation from automobiles based on parking activities, ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION,DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2015.03.010

Zhao, B;Wang, SX;Xing, J;Fu, K;Fu, JS;Jang, C;Zhu, Y; Dong, XY;Gao, Y;Wu, WJ;Wang, JD;Hao, JM: Assessing the nonlinear response of fine particles to precursor emissions: development and application of an extended response surface modeling technique v1.0, GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, DOI:10.5194/gmd-8-115-2015


Huang, K;Fu, JS;Hodson, EL; Dong, XY;Cresko, J;Prikhodko, VY;Storey, JM;Cheng, MD: Identification of Missing Anthropogenic Emission Sources in Russia: Implication for Modeling Arctic Haze, AEROSOL AND AIR QUALITY RESEARCH, DOI:10.4209/aaqr.2014.08.0165

Buonocore, JJ; Dong, XY;Spengler, JD;Fu, JS;Levy, JI: Using the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) model to estimate public health impacts of PM2.5 from individual power plants, ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL, DOI:10.1016/j.envint.2014.03.031

Dong, XY;Li, J;Fu, JS;Gao, Y;Huang, K;Zhuang, GS: Inorganic aerosols responses to emission changes in Yangtze River Delta, China, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.02.076

Wen, XF;Hu, DM; Dong, XY;Yu, F;Tan, DB;Li, Z;Liang, YT;Xiang, DX;Shen, SH;Hu, CF;Cao, B: An object-oriented daytime land fog detection approach based on NDFI and fractal dimension using EOS/MODIS data, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSINGDOI:10.1080/01431161.2014.930564

Huang, K;Fu, JS;Gao, Y; Dong, XY;Zhuang, GS;Lin, YFRole of sectoral and multi-pollutant emission control strategies in improving atmospheric visibility in the Yangtze River Delta, ChinaENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTIONDOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2013.09.029


Dong, XY;Gao, Y;Fu, JS;Li, J;Huang, K;Zhuang, GS;Zhou, Y:Probe into gaseous pollution and assessment of air quality benefit under sector dependent emission control strategies over megacities in Yangtze River Delta, China, ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.07.041

Huang, K;Fu, JS;Hsu, NC;Gao, Y; Dong, XY;Tsay, SC;Lam, YF:Impact assessment of biomass burning on air quality in Southeast and East Asia during BASE-ASIA, ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.03.048

Zhao, B;Wang, SX; Dong, XY;Wang, JD;Duan, L;Fu, X;Hao, JM;Fu, J: Environmental effects of the recent emission changes in China: implications for particulate matter pollution and soil acidification, ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS, DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/024031


Fu, JS;Dong, XY;Gao, Y;Wong, DC;Lam, YF: Sensitivity and linearity analysis of ozone in East Asia: The effects of domestic emission and intercontinental transport, JOURNAL OF THE AIR & WASTE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION, DOI:10.1080/10962247.2012.699014

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