Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry, York University
Member of the Science Steering Committee of State Key Lab of Isotope Geochemistry, Chinese Academy Science
Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU) & American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
All Season Research Award in Air Quality Research Branch, ASTD/Environment Canada, 2003
Ph. D. Geochemistry, 1997, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL USA
M.Sc. Geochemistry, 1985, Inst. of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, P.R. China
Research Scientist - Group Leader, Stable Isotope Research Laboratory
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH
Contributing to Environment Canada’s mandates on climate change and air quality via applying isotope geochemistry and multi-tracer approaches
Directing/Managing long-term observations and research activities at the Stable Isotope Research Lab in contribution to WMO-Global Atmosphere Watch program for global carbon cycle related climate change as well as air quality research; publishing the results in peer-reviewed scientific journals
Co - PI on international collaborative projects related to carbon cycle research, e.g., NACP vertical profile project at a boreal forest with ESRL/NOAA, US; a sub-arctic carbon cycle study with NIPR, Japan, and isotope standard (air CO2) development for WMO-GAWmeasurement community with MIP, Germany and NIES, Japan
Supervisor of PhD students on their thesis research via Adjunct Professorship with the Department of Chemistry, York University, and post-doctoral fellows (NSERC program)
Conference, meeting and session organization, e.g., a Co-organizer of the 12th WMO/IAEA Meeting of Expert on CO2, 2003, Toronto; a science committee member of the 7th International CO2 Conference, 2005, Boulder, CO; a convener for a special session of the 7th ISEG, 2006 Beijing, China
Chan, T.W., L. Huang, W.R. Leaitch, S. Sharma, J.R. Brook, J.G. Slowik, J. P.D. Abbatt, P.C. Brickell, J. Liggio, S.-M. Li and H. Moosüller. 2010. Observations of OM/OC and specific attenuation coefficients (SAC) in ambient fine PM at a rural site in central Ontario. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 10 2393-2144.
Brand, Willi A., Lin Huang, Hitoshi Mukai, Alina Chivulescu, Ju¨rgen M. Richter and Michael Rothe. 2009. How well do we know VPDB? Variability of δ13C and δ18O in CO2 generated from NBS19-calcite. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 23: 1-12.
Anderson, R.S., L. Huang, R. Iannone and J. Rudolph. 2007. Measurements of the 12C/13C Kinetic Isotope Effects in the Gas-Phase Reactions of Light Alkanes with Chlorine Atoms. J. Phys. Chem. A. 111(3) pp 495 – 504.
Huang, L., J.R. Brook, W. Zhang, S.M. Li, L. Graham, D. Ernst, A. Chivulescu and G. Lu. 2006. Stable Isotope Measurements of Carbon Fractions (OC/EC) in Airborne Particulate: A new Dimension for Source Characterization & Apportionment. Atmospheric Environment. 40(15):2690-2705.
Irei, S., L. Huang, F. Collin, W. Zhang, D. Hastie and J. Rudolph. 2006. Flow reactor studies for stable carbon isotopic composition of secondary particulate organic matter generated by toluene/OH radical-initiated reactions. Atmospheric Environment. 40(30):5858-5867.
Chen, B., J.M. Chen, L. Huang and P. Tans. 2006. Modeling dynamics of stable carbon isotopic exchange between a boreal forest ecosystem and the atmosphere. Global Change Biology. 12(10):1842-1867.
Huang, L. and D. Worthy. 2005. Flask Sampling Strategy by MSC for Atmospheric Observations of Greenhouse Gases and CO2 Isotopes over Canada: Status & Plan, Report of the 12th WMO/IAEA Meeting of Experts on CO2 Concentration and Related Tracer Measurement Techniques, Toronto, Sept. 2003, GAW publication 161, 94-100.