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  • Max Zhang
  • Dept: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Address: 345 Upson Hall
  • Phone: 607 254-5402
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Selected Publications

  • Gu, Jiajun, Bo Yang, K. Max Zhang. 2018. "Spatial-aware source estimation in building downwash environments." Building and Environment 134: 146-154.
  • Yang, Bo, K. Max Zhang, Wei Xu, Shaojun Zhang, Stuart Batterman, Richard Baldauf, Parikshit Deshmukh, Richard Snow, Ye Wu, Qiang Zhang, Zhenghua Li, Xian Wu. 2018. "On-road Chemical Transformation as an Important Mechanism of NO2 Formation." Environmental Science & Technology.
  • Zheng, Xuan, Ye Wu, Shaojun Zhang, Jingnan Hu, K. Max Zhang, Zhenghua Li, Liqiang He, Jiming Hao. 2017. "Characterizing particulate polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon emissions from diesel vehicles using a portable emissions measurement system." Science Reports 7: 10058.
  • Zheng, Xuan, Shaojun Zhang, Ye Wu, K. Max Zhang, Xian Wu, Zhenghua Li, Jiming Hao. 2017. "Characteristics of black carbon emissions from in-use light-duty passenger vehicles." Environmental Pollution 231: 348-356.
  • Levy, Jonathan, Leiran Biton, Philip Hopke, K. Max Zhang, Lisa Rector. 2017. "A cost-benefit analysis of a pellet boiler with electrostatic precipitator versus conventional biomass technology: A case study of an institutional boiler in Syracuse, New York." Environmental Research 156: 312-319.
  • Yang, B., K. Max Zhang. 2017. "CFD-based turbulent reactive flow simulations of power plant plumes." Atmospheric Environment 150: 77-86.
  • Tong, Z., B. Yang, P. K. Hopke, K. Max Zhang. 2017. "Microenvironmental Air Quality Impact of a Commercial-Scale Biomass Heating System." Environmental Pollution 220: 1112-1120.
  • Wu, Y., S. Zhang, J. Hao, H. Liu, X. Wu, J. Hu, M P. Walsh, T J. Wallington, K. Max Zhang, S Stevanovic. 2017. "On-road vehicle emissions and their control in China: A review and outlook." Science of the total environment 574: 332-349.
  • K. Max Zhang, George Allen, Bo Yang, Geng Chen, Jiajun Gu, James Schwab, Dirk Felton, Oliver Ratigan. 2017. "Joint Measurements of PM2.5 and light-absorptive PM in woodsmoke-dominated ambient and plume environments." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17: 11441-11452.
  • Valentine, K V., W. Temple, R J. Thomas, K. Max Zhang. 2016. "Relationship between wind power, electric vehicles and charger infrastructure in a two-settlement energy market." International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems 82: 225-232.
  • Zheng, X., Y. Wu, S. Zhang, R W. Baldauf, K. Max Zhang, J. Hu, Z. Li, L. Fu, J Hao. 2016. "Joint measurements of black carbon and particle mass for heavy-duty diesel vehicles using a portable emission measurement system." Atmospheric Environment 141: 435-442.
  • Baldauf, R W., V. Isakov, P. Deshmukh, A. Venkatram, B. Yang, K. Max Zhang. 2016. "Influence of solid noise barriers on near-road and on-road air quality." Atmospheric Environment 129: 265-276.
  • Tong, Z., R. W. Baldauf, V. Isakov, P. Deshmukh, K. Max Zhang. 2016. "Roadside Vegetation Barrier Designs to Mitigate Near-Road Air Pollution Impacts." Science of the total environment 541: 920-927.
  • Kircher, K. J., K. Max Zhang. 2016. "Sample-average model predictive control of uncertain linear systems." Paper presented at IEEE 55th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, NV
  • Kircher, K. J., K. Max Zhang. 2016. "Testing building controls with the BLDG toolbox." Paper presented at American Control Conference (ACC), Boston MA
  • Kircher, Kevin J., K. Max Zhang. 2015. "On the Lumped Capacitance Approximation Accuracy in RC Network Building Models." Energy and Buildings 108: 454-462.
  • Palacio, Santiago N., Kevin J. Kircher, K. Max Zhang. 2015. "On the Feasibility of Providing Power System Spinning Reserves from Thermal Storage." Energy and Buildings 104: 131-138.
  • Gantt, Brett , Shamia Hoque, Kathleen Fahey, Robert Willis, Juana Maria Delgado-Saborit, Roy Harrison, K. Max Zhang, David Jefferson, Markus Kalberer, Kristin Bunker, Joseph Conny, Prakash Bhave, Jason Weinstein, Havala O.T. Pye. 2015. "Factors Affecting the Ambient Physicochemical Properties of Cerium-Containing Particles Generated by Nanoparticle Diesel Fuel Additive Use." Aerosol Science and Technology 49 (6): 371-380.
  • Tong, Zheming, K. Max Zhang. 2015. "The Near-Source Impacts of Diesel Backup Generators in Urban Environments." Atmospheric Environment 262-271.
  • Zhang, Xiyue, K. Max Zhang. 2015. "Demand Response, Behind-the-Meter Generation and Air Quality." Environmental Science & Technology 49 (3): 1260-1267.
  • Kircher, Kevin J., K. Max Zhang. 2015. "Economic Model Predictive Control of Thermal Storage for Demand Response." United States
  • Steffens, J T., D K. Heist, S G. Perry, V. Isakov, R W. Baldauf, K. Max Zhang. 2014. "Effects of roadway configurations on near-road air quality and the implications on roadway designs." Atmospheric Environment 94: 74-85.
  • Gantt, B., S. Hoque, R D. Willis, K M. Fahey, J M. Delgado-Saborit, R M. Harrison, G B. Erdakos, P V. Bhave, K. Max Zhang, K. Kovalcik, H O Pye. 2014. "Near-Road Modeling and Measurement of Cerium-Containing Particles Generated by Nanoparticle Diesel Fuel Additive Use." Environmental Science & Technology 48 (18): 10607-10613.
  • Palacio, S N., K F. Valentine, M. Wong, K. Max Zhang. 2014. "Reducing power system costs with thermal energy storage." Applied Energy 129: 228-237.
  • Baldauf, R. W., G. McPherson, L. Wheaton, K. Max Zhang, T. Cahill, C. Bailey, C. H. Fuller, E. Withycombe, K. Titus. 2013. "Integrating Vegetation and Green Infrastructure into Sustainable Transportation Planning". TR News Magazine. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies.
  • Steffens, J T., D K. Heist, S G. Perry, K. Max Zhang. 2013. "Modeling the effects of a solid barrier on pollutant dispersion under various atmospheric stability conditions." ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT 69: 76-85.
  • Wang, Y J., B. Yang, E M. Lipsky, A L. Robinson, K. Max Zhang. 2013. "Analyses of Turbulent Flow Fields and Aerosol Dynamics of Diesel Engine Exhaust Inside Two Dilution Sampling Tunnels Using the CTAG Model." ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 47 (2): 889-898.
  • Wang, Y J., M T. Nguyen, J T. Steffens, Z. Tong, Y. Wang, P K. Hopke, K. Max Zhang. 2013. "Modeling multi-scale aerosol dynamics and micro-environmental air quality near a large highway intersection using the CTAG model." Science of the total environment 443: 375-386.
  • Wang, Y J., K. Max Zhang. 2012. "Coupled turbulence and aerosol dynamics modeling of vehicle exhaust plumes using the CTAG model." Atmospheric Environment 59: 284-293.
  • Steffens, J T., Y J. Wang, K. Max Zhang. 2012. "Exploration of effects of a vegetation barrier on particle size distributions in a near-road environment." Atmospheric Environment 50: 120-128.
  • Zhang, L., P. Blanchard, D. Johnson, A. Dastoor, A. Ryzhkov, C J. Lin, K. Vijayaraghavan, D. Gay, T M. Holsen, J. Huang, J A. Graydon, V L. St Louis, M S. Castro, E K. Miller, F. Marsik, J. Lu, L. Poissant, M. Pilote, K. Max Zhang. 2012. "Assessment of modeled mercury dry deposition over the Great Lakes region." Environmental Pollution 161: 272-283.
  • Valentine, Keenan F., K. Max Zhang, William G Temple. 2012. "Electric vehicle charging and wind power integration: Coupled or decoupled electricity market resources?."
  • Tong, Z., Y. Wang, M. Patel, P. Kinney, S. Chillrud, K. Max Zhang. 2012. "Modeling roadside black carbon concentrations in a highway-building environment.." Environmental Science & Technology 46: 312-319.
  • Tong, Zheming, Yan Wang, Monin Patel, Patrick Kinney, Steven Chillrud, K. Max Zhang. 2012. "Modeling spatial variations of black carbon particles in an urban highway-building environment." Environmental Science & Technology 46 (1): 312-319.
  • Wang, Xing, Dane Westerdahl, Jingnan Hu, Ye Wu, Hang Yin, Xiaochuan Pan, K. Max Zhang. 2012. "On-road diesel vehicle emission factors for nitrogen oxides and black carbon in two Chinese cities." Atmospheric Environment 46 (1): 45-55.
  • Valentine, K., W. Temple, Robert J. Thomas, Timothy Mount, J. Mercurio, K. Max Zhang. 2012. "The relationship between wind power and electric vehicles in the wholesale electric energy market.." .
  • Valentine, Keenan, William Temple, K. Max Zhang. 2011. "Intelligent electric vehicle charging: Rethinking the valley-fill." Journal of Power Sources 196 (24): 10717-10726.
  • Luke, Strauss, Jeffery Larkin, K. Max Zhang. 2011. "The use of occupancy as a surrogate for particle concentrations in recirculating, zoned cleanrooms." Energy and Buildings 43 (11): 3258-3262.
  • Whitlow, T., A. Hall, K. Max Zhang, Juan Anguita. 2011. "Impact of local traffic exclusion on near-road air quality: Findings from the New York City "Summer Streets" campaign." Environmental Pollution 159 (8-9): 2016-2027.
  • White, C. D., K. Max Zhang. 2011. "Using Vehicle-to-Grid Technology for Frequency Regulation and Peak-Load Reduction in the New York Metropolitan Area." Journal of Power Sources 196 (6): 3972-3980.
  • Valentine, K., J. Acquaviva, E J. Foster, K. Max Zhang. 2011. "Transmission network-based energy and environmental assessment of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles." Journal of Power Sources 196 (6): 3378-3386.
  • Wang, Y., E. McDonald-Buller, A. Denbleyker, D. Allen, K. Max Zhang. 2011. "Modeling Chemical Transformation of Nitrogen Oxides Near Roadways." Atmospheric Environment 45: 43-52.
  • Wang, X., D. Westerdahl, Y. Wu, X-C. Pan, K. Max Zhang. 2011. "On-Road Emission Factor Distributions of Individual Diesel Vehicles in and Around Beijing, China." Atmospheric Environment 45(2): 503-513.
  • Kircher, Kevin, Xiao Shi, Samved Patil, K. Max Zhang. 2010. "Cleanroom Energy Efficiency Strategies: Modeling and Simulation." Energy and Buildings 42 (3): 282-289.
  • Tong, J. Y., C. Su, Y. M. Guo, J. J. Wang, K. Max Zhang, X. C. Pan. 2010. "Status and Distribution of Atmospheric Ultrafine Particles During Olympics Games in Beijing." Journal of Peking University (Health Sciences) 42 (3): 335-339.
  • Baldauf, Richard, Thomas Cahill, Chad Bailey, Andrey Khlystov, K. Max Zhang, J. Cook, George Bowker. 2009. "Can Roadway Design be used to Mitigate Air Quality Impacts from Traffic?". 6-11. Air & Waste Management Association:
  • Baldauf, R. W., T. A. Cahill, C. R. Bailey, C. R. Kylstov, K. Max Zhang, J. R. Cook, C. Cowherd, G. E. Bowker. 2009. "Can Roadway Design be used to Mitigate Air Quality Impacts from Traffic?." EM Magazine 6-11.
  • K. Max Zhang, H. Gao. 2009. "Development of Advanced Modeling Tools for Hotpot Analysis of Transportation Emissions". Final Report to University Transportation Research Center.
  • K. Max Zhang, Robert John Thomas, Martha Bohm, Marc L. Miller. 2009. "An integrated design approach for sustainable community development."
  • K. Max Zhang, Jonathan Acquaviva, Earl J Foster. 2009. "Energy and environmental assessment of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in the New York City Metropolitan Area."
  • K. Max Zhang, Charles Ferdon, Jonathan Acquaviva, Earl J. Foster, Shashank Rawat. 2009. "The impacts of vehicle-to-grid technologies on reducing high energy demand days (HEDD) emissions in New York City."
  • K. Max Zhang, Michael Fradette. 2009. "Energy Storage for a Sustainable Development."
  • Xing, Wang, Westerdahl Dane, Xiaochuan Pan, K. Max Zhang. 2009. "Characterization of on-road vehicle emission factors and micro-environmental air quality in Beijing, China." Atmospheric Environment 43 (3).
  • Westerdahl, D., X. Wang, X.C. Pan, K. Max Zhang. 2009. "Characterization of on-road vehicle emission factors and micro-environmental air quality in Bejing, China." Atmospheric Environment 43: 697-705.
  • Wang, X., D. Westerdahl, L.C. Chen, Y. Wu, J.M. Hao, X.C. Pan, K. Max Zhang. 2009. "Evaluating the Air Quality Impacts of the 2008 Bejing Olympics: On-road emission factors and black ccarbon profiles." Atmospheric Environment 43 (30): 4535-4543.
  • Wang, Y. J., K. Max Zhang. 2009. "Modeling near-road air quality using a computational fluid dynamics model, CFD-VIT-RIT." Environmental Science & Technology 43 (20): 7778-83.
  • Livingstone, Paul, Karen Magliano, K. Gürera, Paul Allen, K. Max Zhang, Qi Ying, Bruce Jackson. 2009. "Simulating PM concentration during a winter episode in a subtropical valley: Sensitivity simulations and evaluation methods." Atmospheric Environment 43 (37): 5971-5977.
  • Nolte, Chris, Prakash Bhave, Robin Dennis, Jeffery Arnold, K. Max Zhang, Anthony S Wexler. 2008. "Modeling Urban and Regional Aerosols - Application of CMAQ-UCD module to a coastal urban site." Atmospheric Environment 42 (13): 3179-3191.
  • K. Max Zhang, Anthony S Wexler. 2008. "Modeling Urban and Regional Aerosols - Development of the UCD Aerosol Module and Implementation in CMAQ Model." Atmospheric Environment 42 (13): 3166-3178.
  • K. Max Zhang, A.S. Wexler. 2008. "Modeling Urban and Regional Aerosols-Development of the UCD Aerosol Module and Implementation in CMAQ Model." Atmospheric Environment 42 (13): 3166-3178.
  • Bein, B. J., K. Max Zhang, A. S. Wexler. 2006. "Ambient Nano and Ultrafine Particle Number Distributions: Power Plant Emissions, Plumes and Ambient Processing". A Report to the Electric Power Research Institute.
  • K. Max Zhang, A. S. Wexler. 2006. "An Asynchronous Time-stepping (ATS) Integrator for Atmospheric Applications: Aerosol Dynmaics." Atmospheric Environment (40 (24)): 4574-4588.
  • K. Max Zhang, A. S. Wexler, D. A. Neimeir, Y. F. Zhu, W. C. Hinds, C. Sioutas. 2005. "Evolution of Particle Number Distributions Near Roadways Part III: Traffic Analysis and On-Road Size Resolved particulate Emission Factors." Atmospheric Environment (39 (22)): 4155-4166.
  • K. Max Zhang, E. M. Knipping, A. S. Wexler, P. V. Bhave, G. S. Tonnesen. 2005. "Size Distribution of Sea Salt Emmissions as a Function of Relative Humidity." Atmospheric Environment 39: 3373-3379.
  • K. Max Zhang, A. S. Wexler. 2004. "Evolution of particle Number Distributions Near Roadways Part I: Analysis of Aerosol Dynamics and its Implication for Engine Emissions Measurement." Atmospheric Environment (38 (38)): 6643-6653.
  • K. Max Zhang, A. S. Wexler, Y. F. Zhu, W. C. Hinds, C. Sioutas. 2004. "Evolution of Particle Number Distributions Near Roadways Part II: The Road-to-ambient Process." Atmospheric Environment 38 (38): 6655-6665.
  • K. Max Zhang, A. S. Wexler. 2003. "Further Development of the Community Multi-scal Air Quailty Model with Aerosol Inorganic Module (CMAQ-AIM)". A Report to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).
  • K. Max Zhang, A. S. Wexler. 2002. "A Hypothesis for Growth of Fresh Atmospheric Nuclei." Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 107 (D21).
  • K. Max Zhang, A. S. Wexler. 2002. "Modeling the Number Distributions of Urban and Regional Aerosols: Theoretical Foundation." Atmospheric Environment 36 (11): 1863-1874.
  • K. Max Zhang, A. S. Wexler. 2001. "Incorporation of the Sectional Aerosol Module into Models-3/CMAQ". A Report to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).
  • Bliss, S., K. Max Zhang, Eric Young Denkers. 1999. "Murine neutrophil stimulation by Toxoplasma gondii drives high level production of IFN- independent IL-12.." Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) 163: 2081-2088.