Key Publications Key Publications

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Biogeochemistry of trace elements: environmental protection, remediation and human health. Tsinghua University Press, Beijing China, 2007 (eds YG Zhu, N Lepp, R Naidu)
Environmental Soil Science, Science Press, Beijing China, 2011 (Deputy Editor-in-Chief)
Arsenic in agricultural environment and potential human health risk, Science Press, Beijing China 2013 (First author, together with students and postdocs)

professional contributions professional contributions

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Member, Standing Advisory Group of Nuclear Applications, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (2004-2012);
Scientific Committee Member, ICSU Program Human health and wellbeing in changing urban environment (2012-2014);
Chairman, Scientific committee, Singapore Peking Oxford Research and Enterprise (SPORE)-National University of Singapore, Peking University and University of Oxford;
Associate Editor, Environment International (2012-), from 2004, editorial board member;
Associate editor, Environmental Pollution (2008-2012); from 2004, editorial board member;
Advisory Editorial Board: Trends in Plant Science (2009-);
Advisor: New Phytologist (2009-);
Editorial Board member, Applied and Environmental Microbiology (2011-) ;
Editorial Board, then section editor and Marschner review editor, Plant & Soil (2000-2010);
Editor or editorial board member of major Chinese environmental and soil science journals (such as Acta Pedologica Sinica, Acta Ecologica Sinica etc.);

Invited talks at major international conferences Invited talks at major international conferences

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Zhu YG. Remediation of soils contaminated with radionuclides. International Conference on Environmental Contamination, Toxicology and Health, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, 23-25 September 1998, Hong Kong.
Zhu YG. Soil-based countermeasures for and remediation of soils contaminated with radionuclides. 5th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements, 11-15 July 1999, Vienna, Austria.
Zhu YG, Kong WD, Chen BD, Nan ZB, Christie P. Soil microbial community: understanding the belowground network for sustainable grassland management. 26 June-1 July 2005, XX International Grassland Congress, Dublin, Ireland.
Zhu YG. Manipulating rhizosphere processes to minimize the risks associated with soil pollution. 26 August-1 September 2007, Rhizosphere 2 International Conference, Montpellier, France.
Zhu YG. Arsenic dynamics in the rhizosphere of wetland plants: Redox gradients and microbial processes. 26-27 June 2008, 20th New Phytologist Symposium, Aberdeen, UK.
Zhu YG. Iron dynamics in the rhizosphere of wetland plants: Coupling of microbial and chemical processes. 14th International Symposium on Iron Nutrition and Interactions in Plants. September 11-15 October 2008, Beijing China.
Zhu YG. Policies of risk assessment and risk management of agri-food in China: Research experiences and perspectives for heavy metals. International Symposium on “Strategies for Technology Development for Ensuring Agro-Food Safety”, 7-10 July, 2009, Korea.
Zhu YG. Biogeochemical processes of arsenic in paddy soil. International Symposium of Molecular Environmental Soil Science at the Interfaces in the Earth’s Critical Zone. 10-14 October 2009, Hangzhou, China.
Zhu YG. Managing arsenic in paddy soils to reduce human exposure to arsenic in rice. 17-21 May 2010, The Third International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment, Taiwan.
Zhu YG. Urbanization in China: Problems and perspectives. 20-23 June 2010, International Urban Environmental Pollution Conference (UEP2010).
Zhu YG. Reducing arsenic concentrations in rice. 8-9 July 2010, AquaTrain Final Conference, Orleans, France.
Zhu YG. Microbe-plant interactions and transformations of arsenic and selenium in soils. 10-15 July 2011, Gordon Research Conference on Applied and Environmental Microbiology, South Hadley, MA, USA.
Zhu YG. The role of silicon in mitigating arsenic accumulation in rice plant. The 5th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture, 13-17 September 2011, Beijing, China..
Zhu YG. Mending the broken biogeochemical cycling of nitrogen and phosphorus at the urban-rural interface. International Urban Environmental Pollution Conference, (UEP2012), 17-20 June 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Zhu YG. Arsenic in soil-rice systems Microbial ecology perspectives. The 4th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment,22-27 July 2012, Cairns, Australia.
Zhu YG. Eco-genomics for soil ecological risk assessment. International Conference on Soil Risk Assessment, 6 Dec 2012, Seoul, Korea.
Zhu YG. Agricultural and environmental benefit of biochar. Sino-German Symposium on Biochar in Agriculture. 14-19 April 2013, Trier, Germany.
Zhu YG. Future earth in an urbanized China. International Workshop on Future Earth in China, 26-27 September 2013, Beijing, China.
Zhu YG. Microbial transformation of arsenic in soils and implications for soil remediation. Ecole thématique franco-chinoise-Sino-French training course-AIRECOSOLS 14-18 October, 2013, Nancy, France.
Zhu YG. Urbanization and human health, Chinese perspectives. The 2nd International Symposium on Environmental Health, 29-30 October 2013, Seoul, Korea.