Shanhu Lee, Ph.D.

Professor, Atmospheric and Earth Science


320 Sparkman Drive
National Space Science & Technology Center
Room 3048
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae

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  • Ph.D., Physical/Atmospheric Chemistry, University of Tokyo, 1997
  • M.S., Physical Chemistry, University of Tokyo, 1994
  • B.S., Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, 1989


  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • American Association of Aerosol Research (AAAR)
  • American Meteorological Society (AMS)

Recent Publications

  • Xu, J., J. Chen, Y. Shi, N. Zhao, X. Qin, G. Yu, J. Liu, Y. Lin, Q. Fu, R. J. Weber, S.-H. Lee, C. Deng, K. Huang, First continuous measurement of gaseous and particulate formic acid in a suburban area of East China: Seasonality and gas-particle partitioning, ACS Earth Space Chem.,, 2019.

  • Tiszenekel, L., C. Stangl, J. Krasnomowitz, Q. Ouyang, H. Yu, M. J. Apsokardu, M. V. Johnston, S.-H. Lee, Temperature effects on sulfuric acid aerosol nucleation and growth: Initial results from the TANGENT study, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8915–8929 (2019).

  • Lee, S.-H., H. Gordon, H. Yu, K. Lehtipalo, R. Haley, Y. Li, and R. Zhang,, New particle formation in the atmosphere: From molecular clusters to global climate, J. Geophys. Res., 124, Doi:10.1029/2018JD029356 (2019).

  • H. Yu, L. Ren, X. Huang, M. Xie, J. He, S.-H. Lee and H. Xiao, Iodine speciation and size distribution in ambient aerosols at a coastal new particle formation hotspot in China, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 4025–4039 (2019).

  • Stangl, C. M., J. M. Krasnomowitz, M. J. Apsokardu, L. Tiszenekel, Q. Ouyang, S-H. Lee, M. V. Johnston, Sulfur dioxide modifies aerosol particle growth by monoterpene ozonolysis, J. Geophys. Res., 124, Doi:10.1029/ 2018JD030064 (2019).

  • Krasnomowitz, J. M., M. J. Apsokardu, C. M. Stangl, L. Tiszenekel, Q. Ouyang, S-H. Lee, M. V. Johnston, Growth of Aitken mode ammonium sulfate particles by a-pinene ozonolysis, Aerosol Sci. Technol., 53, 406-418, Doi:10.1080/02786826.2019.1568381 (2019).

  • Dai, L., H. Wang, L. Zhou, J. An, L. Tang, C. Lu, W. Yan, R. Liu, S. Kong, M. Chen, S.-H. Lee and H. Yu, Regional and local new particle formation events observed in the Yangtze River Delta region, China, J. Geophys. Res., Doi:10.1002/2016JD026030 (2017).

  • Kontkanen, J., K. Lehtipalo, L. Ahonen, J. Kangasluoma, H. E. Manninen, J. Hakala, C. Rose, K. Sellegri, S. Xiao, L. Wang, X. Qi, W. Nie, A. Ding, H. Yu, S.-H. Lee, V.-M. Kerminen, T. Petaja, and M. Kulmala, Global view on atmospheric concentrations of sub-3 nm particles measured with the Particle Size Magnifier, Atmos. Chem. Phys., Doi:10.5194/acp-2016-847 (2017).

  • Yu, H., L. Dai, V. P. Kanawade, S. N. Tripathi, X. Ge, M. Chen, and S-H. Lee, Temperature and RH dependence of aerosol nucleation and growth rates of sub-3 nm particles, J. Geophys. Res., Doi:10.1029/2016JD025619 (2017).

  • Lee, S.-H., J. Uin, A. B. Guenther, J. A. de Gouwd, F. Yu, A. B. Nadykto, J. Herb, N. L. Ng, A. Koss, W. H. Brune, K. Baumann, V. P. Kanawade, F. N. Keutsch, A. Nenes, K. Olsen, A. Goldstein, and Q. Ouyang, Isoprene suppression of new particle formation: Potential mechanisms and implications, J. Geophys. Res., 121, Doi:10.1029/2016JD024844 (2016).