Mingming Lu

Mingming Lu

Professor

Engineering Research Cntr

770

CEAS - Environmental Eng & Science - 0012

Education

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology 2000 (Environmental Engineering)

M.S. , Tsinghua University Beijing, China, 1995 (Environmental Engineering )

B.S. , Tsinghua University Beijing, China, 1992 (Environmental Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

09-2007 -To Present Associate Professor,, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati , Cincinnati, Ohio

09-2001 -08-2007 Assistant Professor, Research Projects: Characterization of air pollutant emissions from biodiesel blends (2005-now); The development of wireless sensors to measure regulated air pollutants (2005-now); Compositional studies of diesel particulate emissions, including the carbon and sulfur speciation (2002-2006); The sampling and analysis of odor compounds in CAFOs (2005-2006); The mechanistic study of PAH and soot formation from alkylated naphthalenes in combustion (2001-2006); The byproduct identification from tire derived fuels (2003-2006) , University of Cincinnati Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cincinnati, Ohio

09-1995 -12-2000 Research assistant, Experimental and computational investigation of reaction pathways of polycyclic aromatic compound (PAH) formation from combustion processes. Responsibilities include reactor and apparatus design, analytical method development for GC-MS and HPLC and using a semi-empirical molecular orbital package (MOPAC) to study formation pathways thermodynamically and kinetically (Funded by NSF), Georgia Institute of Technology,

07-1994 - Environmental Engineer, Sampling and analysis of priority air pollutants on campus, such as SO2, NOx, ozone and particulates, and air quality assessment , Planning Office of Tsinghua University, ,

09-1993 -10-1993 Research Assistant, Project: “National SO2 pollution levy program”, assessment of sulphur content of various coal mines and economic assessment of SO2 emission levy scenarios , China’s National EPA,

05-1993 -07-1993 Research Assistant, Project: "Issues and options of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in China", estimated CH4 emission from major sources , China’s National EPA and the World Bank,

01-1993 -03-1993 Research Assistant , Research Assistant for project “Environmental assessment of the highway connecting Beijing International Airport and Jing-Jin-Tang Highway”, developed of a dispersion model to estimate CO and NOx emissions along the highway , Beijing Dept. of Transportation,

09-1992 -06-1995 Research Assistant, Developed a uniform grid regional model to estimate acid deposition in Eastern China under various SO2 reduction scenarios. Thesis title: “Prediction and modeling of acid precipitation in Eastern China” (Funded by China's National Key Project for the 8th 5-year Plan) , Tsinghua University,

07-1992 -09-1992 Design Engineer, Participated in the design of a patented Electrostatic Participator (ESP) for steel manufacturers , Anyang Equipment Manufactures,

01-1991 -02-1991 Environmental Analyst, "Water quality analysis of Kunming Lake in the Summer Palace", water sampling and BOD5 analysis , Beijing EPD,

Research and Practice Interests

Making biodiesel from waste sources, such as waste cooking oil, trap grease (gutter oil) and coffee ground. Transportation and air quality in urban areas, such as Cincinnati, OH, China, and Singapore. Characterization of carbon nanomaterials in composites. Submicron particle and PAH formation mechanisms from combustion processes from diesel, biodiesel, and waste derived fuels, etc. Compositional  characterization of diesel and biodiesel emissions; and development of particulate control technologies. 

Research Support

Grant: #200-2015-M-64185 Investigators:Lu, Mingming 08-07-2015 -12-30-2015 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Analysis of carbon nanomaterials in work place settings Role:PI $10,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #EEC-1404766 Investigators:Angelopoulos, Anastasios; Bhattacharya, Prabir; Cohen, Kelly; Franco, John; Guliants, Vadim; Kastner, Jeffrey; Kukreti, Anant; Kupferle, Margaret; Lu, Mingming; Nistor, Vasille; Sorial, George; Wei, Heng; Wendell, David 05-01-2014 -04-30-2017 National Science Foundation RET Site on "Challenge-Based Learning and Engineering Design Process Enhanced Research Experiences for Middle and High School In-Service Teachers." Role:Collaborator $498,949.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #Contract No. 200-2012-M-53429 Investigators:Lu, Mingming 09-24-2012 -09-23-2013 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Carbon Materials Research Support For NIOSH Role:PI $40,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #Grant Number 83529101 Investigators:Lu, Mingming 08-15-2012 -08-14-2014 Environmental Protection Agency Phase II: EPA P3 (People, Plant and Prosperity) Role:PI $89,995.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #ODOT 24837 Investigators:Lu, Mingming; Wei, Heng 04-21-2012 -08-21-2014 Department of Transportation Traffic Data for Integrated Project-Level PM2.5 Conformity Analysis Role:Collaborator $319,796.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #EP-C-11-006/PEG1-13UC Investigators:Keener, Timothy; Lu, Mingming; Sorial, George 11-28-2011 -09-29-2013 Environmental Protection Agency Multi-Scale Infrastructure Characterization Studies Role:Collaborator $241,547.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #254-2011-M-40232 Investigators:Lu, Mingming 09-01-2011 -06-30-2013 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Monitoring Nanoscale Carbonaceous Aerosols Role:PI $35,545.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #SU 83603801-0 Investigators:Lu, Mingming 08-15-2011 -08-14-2012 Environmental Protection Agency Community Based Biodiesel Production From Trap Grease: The Evaluation of Technical and Economic Feasibilities Role:PI $15,000.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #R7330-UC / DTRT06-G-0037 Mod 4&5 Investigators:Lu, Mingming; Wei, Heng 09-01-2010 -12-31-2011 Department of Transportation Integrating Traffic Operation with Emission Impact using Dual-Loop Data Role:Collaborator $32,461.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #EEC-1004623 Investigators:Angelopoulos, Anastasios; Keener, Timothy; Khang, Soon Jai; Kukreti, Anant; Kupferle, Margaret; Lee, Joo; Lu, Mingming; Shanov, Vesselin; Sorial, George; Wei, Heng 09-01-2010 -08-31-2014 National Science Foundation REU Site in Sustainable Urban Environments Role:Collaborator $600,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #EEC-0808696 Investigators:Abot, Jandro; Breiner, Jonathan; Koehler, Catherine; Kukreti, Anant; Lu, Mingming; Maltbie, Catherine; Markle, Glenn; Rutz, Eugene; Shanov, Vesselin; Sorial, George; Wei, Heng 06-01-2009 -05-31-2014 National Science Foundation Sustainable Engineering for Urban Needs: Research Experiences for Middle and High School Teachers Role:Collaborator $455,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #SRS 000113 Investigators:Keener, Timothy; Khang, Soon Jai; Lu, Mingming 03-01-2006 -08-31-2008 Environmental Protection Agency The Development and Evaluation of an Enhanced Electrostatic Precipitator for Poultry Dust Removal Role:PI $43,806.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #BES-0529063 Investigators:Lu, Mingming 09-15-2005 -08-31-2010 National Science Foundation SST: Enabling wireless sensor networks for monitoring of critical air pollutants. Role:PI $342,081.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #5-R01-OH07679-03 Investigators:Lu, Mingming 09-01-2002 -08-31-2006 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Measurements and Control of Diesel Emissions in Underground Mines Role:PI $513,653.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #IIP-1660675 Investigators:Lu, Mingming 11-01-2016 -04-30-2017 National Science Foundation Customer Discovery for the Trap Grease to Biodiesel Process Role:PI $50,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #EPA SU836782 Investigators:Lu, Mingming 08-15-2016 -08-14-2017 Environmental Protection Agency Beneficial reuse of PCBs as new materials through low temperature catalytic dechlorination Role:PI $14,985.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #EPA SV-83935401-0 Investigators:Lu, Mingming 03-01-2018 -02-29-2020 Environmental Protection Agency Beneficial reuse of PCBs (poly-chlorinated biphenyls) as new materials through a low cost process Role:PI $74,958.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #IIP-1838771 Investigators:Lu, Mingming; Meyers, Ronald 07-01-2018 -12-31-2018 National Science Foundation Zero-waste approach to reuse spent coffee grounds (SCG) Role:PI $50,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #NSF IIP 1919114 Investigators:Lu, Mingming 08-01-2019 -01-31-2021 National Science Foundation Demonstration of a process to reuse fats, oils and grease (FOG) from public waste water treatment plants Role:PI $250,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Q. Tu, J. Wang, M. Lu, M. Chai M., and T. Lu. (2012. )Feasibility and practices of making biodiesel out of low quality greases .EM, ,

M. Lu, (12-2009. )Teaching Sustainability within the Context of Introduction to Environmental Engineering .Center for Sustainable Engineering Electronic Library, ,

R. Agnew, M. Chai, M. Lu, and N. Dendramis (10-2009. )Making biodiesel from recycled cooking oil generated in campus dining facilities .Sustainability: The Journal of Record, ,2 (6 ),303

Y. C. Chien, M. Lu, M. Chai, and F. J. Boerio (2009. )Characterization of Biodiesel and Biodiesel Particulate Matter by TG, TG-MS, and FTIR .Energy Fuels, ,23 (1 ),202

R. Agnew, M. Chai, M. Lu, and N. Dendramis (2009. )Making biodiesel from recycled cooking oil generated in campus dining facilities .Sustainability: The Journal of Record, ,2 (5 ),303-307

M. Chai, M. Lu, T.C. Keener, S.J. Khang, C. Chaiwatpongsakorn and J. Tisch, (2009. )Using an improved electrostatic precipitator for poultry dust removal .Journal of Electrostatics, ,69 ,970

J. Yang, M. Lu, and M. Chai, (2009. )The study of 1-ethylnaphthalene pyrolysis in a flow reactor . Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, ,86 ,287

K. Unapumnuk, T.C. Keener, M. Lu and F. Liang (2008. )Investigation into the Removal of Sulfur from Tire Derived Fuel by Pyrolysis .Fuel, ,87 ,951

P. Saiyasitpanich, TC Keener, S J Khang, M. Lu, and F. Liang, (2008. )Diesel Emissions Abatement in a Bench-Scale Tube-Type Wet Electrostatic Precipitator .Journal of AWMA, ,58 ,1311

M. Lu, P. Lamichhane, F. Liang, E. Imerman and M. Chai, (2008. )Identification of Odor Causing Compounds in a Commercial Dairy Farm .Water, Air, Soil Pollution, Focus:, ,8 ,359

P. Saiyasitpanich, TC Keener, S J Khang, and M. Lu, (2007. )Removal of Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM) in a Tubular Wet Electrostatic Precipitator .Journal of Electrostatics, ,65 ,618

Heckel PF, Keener TC, Lu M. and Alvarez HB, (2007. )A summary of the international workshop on the influences of air quality on the Mayan Heritage sites in Mesoamerica . EM, ,2 ,24

P. Saiyasitpanich, TC Keener, M. Lu, S J Khang, and D. Evans, (2006. )Collection of Nano-Sized Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM) in Cylindrical Single-Stage Wet Electrostatic Precipitators .Environmental Science and Technology, ,40 ,7890

K. Unapumnuk, M. Lu and T.C. Keener, (2006. )Carbon Distribution from the Pyrolysis of Tire Derived Fuels .Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., ,45 ,8757

F. Liang, M. Lu, M. E. Birch, T. Keener, and Z. Liu, (2006. )Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Sulfur Heterocycles in Diesel Particulate Matter and Diesel Fuel by Gas Chromatography with Atomic Emission Detection . Journal of Chromatography A, ,1114 (1 ),145

H. Bravo A., P. Sanchez A., R. Sosa E., T.C. Keener and M. Lu, (2006. )The Potential Impact of Gasoline Additives on Air Quality in Developing Countries .Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, ,8 ,174

Unapumnuk, K., Keener, T. C., Khang, S., and Lu, M., (2006. )Pyrolysis Behavior of Tire Derived Fuels at Different Temperatures and Heating Rates .Journal of Air and Waste Management Association, ,56 (5 ),618

J. Yang, and M. Lu, (2005. )Thermal growth and decomposition of methylnaphthalenes .Environmental Science and Technology, ,39 ,3077

Z. Liu, M. Lu, T. Keener, E. Birch, S. Khang, F. Liang, (2005. )Variations of the particulate carbon distribution for a nonroad diesel generator .Environmental Science and Technology, ,39 ,7840

P. Saiyasitpanich, M. Lu, T.C. Keener, S. J. Khang and F. Liang, (2005. )The Effect of Diesel Fuel Sulfur Content on Particulate Matter Emissions for a Nonroad Diesel Generator .Journal of Air and Waste Management Association, ,55 (7 ),993

F. Liang, M. Lu, T C. Keener and Z. Liu, (2005. )The organic composition of diesel particulate matter, diesel fuel, and engine oil of a non-road diesel generator .Journal of Environmental Monitoring (EM), ,7 ,983

D.P. Agrawal, M. Lu, T. C. Keener, M. Dong, and V. Kumar (08-2004. )Exploiting the use of Wireless Sensor Networks for Environmental Monitoring .EM, ,27

M. Lu and J.A. Mulholland, (2004. )PAH Growth from the Pyrolysis of CPD, Indene and Naphthalene Mixture .Chemosphere, ,55 ,605

M. Lu and J.A. Mulholland, (2001. )Aromatic hydrocarbon growth from indene .Chemosphere, ,42 ,625

J.A. Mulholland, M. Lu and D. Kim, (2000. )Aromatic growth from cyclopentadienyl moieties in flames .Proc. Combust. Inst, ,28 ,2593

L. Qi, J. Hao and M. Lu,” (1995. )SO2 emission scenarios of eastern China .Water, Air and Soil Pollution, ,85 ,1873

Book Chapter

M Chai and Lu M. (2011 )Experimental Investigation of the Oxidation of Methyl Oleate, One of the Major Biodiesel Fuel Components. Synthetic Liquids Production and Refining .(pp. 289-312).

(2008 )COMBUSTION AND INCINERATION MANAGEMENT Biosolids Engineering And Management, Handbook of Environmental Engineering, Volume 7 .(pp. 607).The Humana Press, Inc.,

Presentations

Invited Presentations

M. Lu (2011. )Measurement of traffic generated pollutants at an intersection .Tsinghua University, Beijing China.

M. Lu (2011. )Measurement of biodiesel and diesel particulate emissions .Heibei University, Baoding, Hebei Province, China.

(10-16-2009. )The biodiesel research at the Univ. of Cincinnati .The National University of Singapore,

(11-18-2008. )Carbonyl compound emissions from biodiesel blends . PERF (Petroleum Environmental Research Forum) meeting in conjunction with the AIChE annual meeting, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania.

(10-2006. )The use of sensors for CO monitoring in ambient environments . NASA Glenn Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

(03-02-2006. )The formation and characterization of PACs (polycyclic aromatic compounds) in combustion .Clemson University,

(02-10-2006. )The characterization and formation mechanisms of pollutants from combustion processes .Ohio State University,

(01-18-2006. )The sampling and analysis of odor causing compounds in a diary farm in Ohio .Third Agricultural Air Quality Symposium, Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

(10-16-2005. )The impacts on hydrocarbons on the Mayan ruins .International Workshop of air pollutants and their impacts on the Mayan Ruins, Mesoamerica, Cancun / Merida, Mexico.

(03-18-2005. )The organic compositions of diesel fuels and diesel particulate matter from a non-road Diesel Generator .University of Connecticut,

Poster Presentations

Zifei Liu, Mingming Lu, Tim. Keener, Fuyan Liang (10-16-3005. )“The effects of dilution process on the distribution of OC, EC and sulfate in diesel particulate matter (DPM) .Annual AAAR (American Association for Aerosol Research) Conference, Dallas, Texas. .

Lora Monti, Zifei Liu and Mingming Lu (2012. )Air Pollutant Emissions from a non-road diesel generator on B20” .The 6th International Conference on Environmental Science and Engineering, Houston, TX. .

Qingshi Tu, Mark Schutte, Jingjing Wang, Mingming Lu, Ming Chai, and Ting Lu (2012. )A feasibility study of making biodiesel from trap grease: Inventory as the first step .The 6th International Conference on Environmental Science and Engineering, Houston, TX. .

Jiangchuan Hu, Shuang Liang, Mingming Lu, Tim C. Keener, Zhuo Yao, and Heng Wei (2012. )Near-road Black Carbon Emissions at an Urban Campus Intersection .The 6th International Conference on Environmental Science and Engineering, Houston, TX. .

Qingshi Tu, Ming Chai, and Mingming Lu (2012. )Beneficial use of waste coffee ground as feedstock and polishing material for biodiesel production .A&WMA 105th Annual Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, TX. .

Carlos Pacas, Mingming Lu, Xianlie Wan, Anna Kelley (2011. )Comparison of PM2.5 measurement concentrations by FRM and Continuous Methods in Hamilton County, Ohio .104th Air and Waste Management Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. .

Jiangchuan Hu, Minging Lu (2011. )Black carbon emissions from an urban intersection in the Midwest .104th Air and Waste Management Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. .

Qingshi Tu, Ming Chai, Mingming Lu, Jeff Yang (2011. )Kinetic Study on the Acid Catalytic Esterification of High Level Free Fatty Acids in the Waste Cooking Oil .104th Air and Waste Management Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. .

Hu, J., Lu, M., Albrinck, B., Chaiwatpongsakorn, C., Nemalapuri, V. K., and Wei, H (2011. )Investigation of Traffic Emissions in the Vicinity of An Inner City Elementary Schoo .ASCE Proceedings of 11th International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professionals (ICCTP), Nanjing, China. .

Qingshi Tu, Ming Chai, Jeff Yang (2011. )Biodiesel Production and Its Implication On Water Resources .AIChE 2011 annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN. .

ALBRINCK B, Mingming LU, Jiangchuan HU, Chaichana Chaiwatpongsakorn,Vijay Krishna NEMALAPURI, and Heng WEI (08-22-2010. )Preliminary investigation of traffic emissions in the vicinity of an inner city elementary school .American Chemical Society 240th National Conference and Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts. .

Albrinck, B., Lu, M., Hu, J., Nemalapuri, V.K., Wei, H., and Yu, L, (08-04-2010. )The Correlation of CO emissions Inside Transit Buses with Vehicle Operation Modes: a Preliminary Case Study .10th International Chinese Conference of Transportation Professionals (ICCTP) conference, Beijing, China. .

Chai, M., Wei, H., Li, Z., and Lu, M. (2010. )Modeling Impact of Traffic Operations on Carbon Monoxide Dispersion, .ASCE Proceedings of 10th International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professionals (ICCTP), Beijing China. .

Bala Padmini Lingaraju, Qingshi Tu, Lei Cheng, Joo-Youp Lee, Mingming Lu, Tim C. Keener, and Jeff Yang (2010. )Water Requirement, Treatment, and Conservation Options for Energy Production .2010 AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. .

Qingshi Tu, Ming Chai, and Mingming Lu (2010. )Increasing the sustainability of biodiesel production .A&WMA 103rd Annual Conference and Exhibition, Calgary, Canada. .

L .Monti, Z. Liu and M. Lu, (08-19-2009. )The Pollutant Emission from Biodiesel .American Chemical Society 234th National Conference and Expositiohemical Society 234th National Conference and Exposition,

Ming Chai, Mingming Lu, and Aisha Tzillah (06-16-2009. )“The Compositional Analysis of Biodiesel Fuel and Biodiesel Particulate Matter . Presentation at the 102nd A&WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Detroit, Michigan. .

Ming Chai, Mingming Lu, (06-16-2009. )Preliminary study of pyrolysis of methyl oleate (biodiesel) . Presentation at the 102nd A&WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Detroit, Michigan. .

S. Liang, M. Lu, (06-16-2009. )Engineering and Environ-economic Evaluations of Alternative Fuel Process for Climate Change Mitigations .102nd A&WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Detroit, Michigan. .

A. Uribe and M. Lu (06-16-2009. )Greenhouse Gases Inventory For the Cement Industry, a Case of Study .102nd A&WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Detroit, Michigan. .

A. Uribe, N. Sharma, M. Lu and T C Keener (04-08-2009. )Greenhouse gases initiatives at the University of Cincinnati .UCEAO (Univ. Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio) workshop, Colombus, Ohio. .

S. Liang, M. Lu, et.al. (04-08-2009. )Black Carbon Emissions From Diesel Engine Equipped On-road Transportation .UCEAO (Univ. Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio) workshop, Colombus, Ohio. .

L .Monti, Z. Liu and M. Lu, (08-19-2007. )The Pollutant Emission from Biodiesel .American Chemical Society 234th National Conference and Expositiohemical Society 234th National Conference and Exposition,

M. Chai, M. Lu and A. Tzillah (08-19-2007. )The preliminary compositional analysis of biodiesel particulate matter .American Chemical Society 234th National Conference and Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts. .

A. Tzillah and M. Lu, (06-26-2007. )“Criteria air pollutant emission from a biodiesel blend .100th A&WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania. .

M. Chai and M. Lu, (06-26-2007. )Comparison of carbonyl compounds emissions from petroleum diesel and biodiesel fuels .100th A&WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania. .

M. Chai, M. Lu, F. Liang and L. Watson (03-25-2007. )The carbonyl emissions from petroleum diesel and a biodiesel blend .5th US combustion meeting, San Diego, California. .

F. Liang and M. Lu (09-10-2006. )“Phase Distribution of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Diesel Emissions from A Non-road Generator .Annual AAAR (American Association for Aerosol Research) Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota. .

Prabhat Lamichhane, Tim Keener, M. Lu, (06-05-2006. )A Preliminary Study of ESP to Remove CAFO Odors .National Workshop on Agricultural Air Quality: State of the Science,, Washington, D.C.. .

Mingming Lu, Fuyan Liang, Prabhat Lamichhane, Eric Imerman and Lingying Zhao, (06-05-2006. )Compositional Identification of Odor Causing Compounds in A Diary Farm .National Workshop on Agricultural Air Quality: State of the Science,, Washington, D.C.. .

Fuyan Liang, Mingming Lu, Tim. C. Keener, Zifei Liu, (03-28-2006. )The Effect Of Dilution On Organic Composition Of Diesel Particulate Matter .16th CRC On-Road Vehicle Emissions Workshop, San Diego, California. .

Zifei Liu, Mingming Lu, Tim C. Keener, Soon-Jai Khang and Fuyan Liang, (06-21-2005. )The sulfur speciation of diesel emissions from a non-road generator .98th A&WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Minneapolis, Minnesota. .

Fuyan Liang, Mingming Lu, Eileen Birch, Tim C. Keener, Soon-Jai Khang and Zifei Liu, (06-21-2005. )Tthe effect of diesel fuel sulfur content on the organic speciation of diesel particulate matter . 98th A&WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Minneapolis, Minnesota. .

Jun Yang and Mingming Lu, (03-20-2005. )The linear global kinetic analysis and its application in methylnaphthalene pyrolysis .2005 Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections of The Combustion Institute, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. .

Jun Yang and Mingming Lu (03-20-2005. )The preliminary results of 1-ethylnaphthalene pyrolysis .2005 Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections of The Combustion Institute, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. .

Mingming Lu, Fuyan Liang, Tim C. Keener, Soon-Jai Khang and Zifei Liu, (12-02-2004. )The organic compositions of diesel fuel, engine oil, and diesel particulate matter from a non-road diesel engine . 2004 Ohio Air quality conference, Athens, Ohio. .

Zifei Liu, Mingming Lu, Tim C. Keener, Soon-Jai Khang, (10-04-2004. )The sampling artifacts of a high-vol. sampling system .Annual AAAR (American Association for Aerosol Research) Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. .

Fuyan Liang, Mingming Lu, Tim C. Keener, Soon-Jai Khang and Zifei Liu, (10-04-2004. )The effect of load on organic species in diesel particulate matter (DPM) .Annual AAAR (American Association for Aerosol Research) Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. .

Jun Yang and Mingming Lu, (07-25-2004. )Thermal decomposition of methylnaphalenes . 30th International Symposium of the Combustion Institute, Chicago, Illinois . .

M. Lu, T. Keener, E. Birch, S. Khang, F. Liang, Z. Liu, (06-22-2004. )The OC/EC distribution of non-road diesel machines under various loads .97th A&WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Indianapolis, Indiana. .

Fuyan Liang, Mingming Lu, Tim Keener, and Zifei Liu, (06-22-2004. )The composition analysis of diesel fuel and diesel emissions with GC/MS .97th A&WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Indianapolis, Indiana. .

Yun Yang and Mingming Lu (06-22-2004. )The pyrolysis of methylnaphthalenes .97th A&WMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Indianapolis, Indiana. .

Fuyan Liang and Mingming Lu, (03-12-2004. )The composition analysis of diesel fuel and diesel emissions with GC/MS .Uiversity of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. .

Fuyan Liang, Mingming Lu, Tim C. Keener and Zifei Liu, (10-29-2003. )The PAC compounds in diesel fuel and DPM .2003 Ohio Air quality conference, Toledo, Ohio. .

Jun Yang and Mingming Lu, (10-29-2003. )“PAH/soot formation from pyrolysis of methylnaphthalenes .2003 Ohio Air quality conference, Toledo, Ohio. .

Mingming Lu, Tim C. Keener, Eileen M. Birch, Soon-Jai Khang, Zifei Liu and Fuyan Liang, (10-29-2003. )The OC/EC Distribution vs. Load of Non-road Diesel Machines .2003 Ohio Air quality conference, Toledo, Ohio. .

Jun Yang and Mingming Lu, (09-15-2003. )PAHs and soot formation from methylnaphthalenes .Twentieth Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania. .

H. Bravo A., T. Keener, M. Lu, P. Sanchez A. and R. Sosa E. (03-11-2003. )The impact of gasoline additives on air quality in developing countries .e 8th International Conference on Atmospheric Sciences and Applications to Air Quality, Tsukuba Science City, Tsukuba, Japan,. .

Jun Yang and Mingming Lu, (2003. )PAHs and soot formation from pyrolysis of 1-methylnaphthalene .AWMA 2003 Annual conference & Exhibition,

M. Lu and J. Yang, (10-25-2002. )The Correlation between PAH/Soot Formation and the Fuel Structures . Ohio Air Quality Symposium, Toledo, Ohio. .

M. Lu, J.A. Mulholland and D. Kim (10-07-2002. )Thermal formation of indene and naphthalene from cyclopentadiene .Annual Conference of American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR), Charlotte, North Carolina. .

M. Lu and J. A. Mulholland (06-27-1999. )Hydrocarbon Growth from Indene . Sixth International Congress on Toxic Combustion Byproducts, University of Karlsruhe, Germany. .

M. Lu and J. A. Mulholland (02-1999. )Reaction pathways of PAHs having cyclopentadienyl moiety .Quadrangle Conference, Clemson Univ., Georgia Tech., Virginia Tech. and Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, . .

Honors and Awards

2007 Summer Faculty Fellowship University of Cincinnati

Service

Environmental Advisory Council, City of Cincinnati Committee Member 09-2001 -To Present

Environmental Advisory Council Member 2001 -2007

NSF CBET programs Reviewer

ACS PRF (American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund) Reviewer

Environmental Science and Technology, Chemosphere, Atmospheric Environment, Bioresource Technology, J. of Electrostatics, Journal of Environmental Engineering, and J. AWMA Reviewer

EM by AWMA Vice-Chair

Journal of Energy Engineering by ASCE Editorial Board Member

Professional Affiliation

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

The Combustion Institute

Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP)

American Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA)

American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR)

International Society of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds (ISPAC)

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Courses Taught

Environmental Material Balance

Introduction to Environmental Engineering

Aerosol Science and Engineering

Design of Particulate Control Systems

Principles of Combustion

Unit Operations Laboratory

Characterization and Control of Air Emissions from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

Advanced Seminar in Environmental Science and Engineering

Atmospheric Chemistry and Monitoring

Air Pollution Control Engineering

Sustainable Urbanisms (a UC Forward course)

Atmospheric Chemistry and Monitoring

Aerosol Science, Engineering and Control