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Professor Yao Maosheng wins Marian Smoluchowski Award

SEP . 17 2013

Peking University, Sep. 11, 2013: Professor Yao Maosheng from the College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (CESE), won the world-known Marian Smoluchowski Award conferred by Gesellschaft für Aerosolforschung (GAeF). The award ceremony was held at the 2013 European Aerosol Conference (EAC 2013) in Prague, Czech Republic from September 1 to September 6, 2013.


The Smoluchowski Award, named after the physicist Marian Smoluchowski (1872-1917), is intended to recognize significant research contribution to aerosol science. The award shall be given to a young researcher (as a rule under 40 years of age) who has achieved and published new results in aerosol science in the preceding 3 years. The Smoluchowski Award is known as the highest award for young researchers in aerosol science.


Background info:


Professor Yao Maosheng went abroad to continue his study at the University of Alabama in 2001 after his four-year college life in Central South University from 1994 to1998. He obtained his Ph.D. in Environmental Science from Rutgers University in 2006, and performed one year postdoctoral work in Environmental Engineering at Yale University afterwards. In August, 2007, he joined Peking University via “100 Scholar Program”. His main research interests include bioaerosol sampling, quantification, detection, exposure assessment, inactivation and its atmospheric movement and roles in climate change, according to Wikipedia. Over the past few years, Yao lab has made great strides in bioaerosol fields.


Written by: Zhang Chao

Edited by: Zhu Wenjia

Source: PKU News (Chinese)