Department of Chemistry

Mathematics and Science Center,
Room 260
146 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
(248) 370-2320
fax: 370-2321

Ziming Yang

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Ziming Yang

Title: Assistant Professor
Environmental Chemistry
Office: 289 Mathematics and Science Center
Phone: (248) 370-2339
Fax: (248) 370-2321
The Yang Lab

Education and Research Experience
2014 – 2016   Postdoc, Oak Ridge National Laboratory 
2014   Ph.D, Arizona State University

Research Interests
Biogeochemistry, organic geochemistry, astrobiology

Recent Publications

Fu, X., Liao, Y., Aspin, A., Yang, Z. Effect of copper salts on amide hydrothermal formation and reactivity. ACS Earth & Space Chemistry, 2020, 4, 1596-1603.

Fu, X., Liao, Y., Glein, C., Jamison, M., Hayes, K., Zaporski, J., Yang, Z. Direct synthesis of amides from amines and carboxylic acids under hydrothermal conditions. ACS Earth & Space Chemistry, 2020, 4, 722-729.

Zaporski, J., Jamison, M., Zhang, L., Gu, B., Yang, Z. Mercury methylation potential in a sand dune on Lake Michigan’s eastern shoreline. Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 729, 138879.

Fu, X., Jamison, M., Jubb, A., Liao, Y., Aspin, A., Hayes, K., Glein, C., Yang, Z. Effect of copper salts on hydrothermal oxidative decarboxylation: A study of phenylacetic acid. Chemical Communications, 2020, 56, 2791-2794.

Yang, Z., Liao, Y., Fu, X., Zaporski, J., Peters, S., Jamison, M., Liu, Y., Wullschleger, S., Graham, D., Gu, B. Temperature sensitivity of mineral-enzyme interactions on the hydrolysis of cellobiose and indican by b-glucosidase. Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 686, 1194-1201.

Chen, H., Yang, Z., Chu, R., Tolic, N., Liang, L., Graham, D., Wullschleger, S., Gu, B. Molecular insights into Arctic soil organic matter degradation under warming. Environmental Science & Technology, 2018, 52, 4555-4564.

Yang, Z., Gould, I., Williams, L. Hartnett, H., Shock, E. Effects of iron-containing minerals on hydrothermal reactions of ketones. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2018, 223, 107-126.