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Chunrong Jia
Chunrong Jia
Chunrong Jia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Science
Contact information:
Phone: 901-678-2655
Fax: 901-678-1715
Robison Hall 337

  • Ph.D., Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A., 2007
  • M.E., Environmental Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, 2001
  • B.S., Environmental Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, 1998

Research Interests:

  • Distributions of air pollutants (VOCs, particulate matter, PBDEs, and metals)
  • Sampling and analytical techniques for airborne VOCs
  • Indoor air quality
  • Environmental exposure and risk assessment
  • Environmental impact assessment

Recent publications:

  • Jia CR*, Yu XH, Maziak W. 2012. Blood/air distribution of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in a nationally representative sample. Science of the Total Environment. 419: 225-232.
  • Jia CR*, Batterman S, Relyea GE. 2012. Variability of indoor and outdoor VOC measurements: An analysis using variance components. Environmental Pollution. 169: 152-159.
  • Zhu XL, Jia CR*. 2012. Apportioning variability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and chlordanes in indoor and outdoor environments. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 14: 1926-1934.
  • Jia CR, Batterman S, Godwin C, Charles S, Chin J-Y. 2010. Sources and migration of VOCs in mixed-use buildings. Indoor Air. 20(5): 357-369.
  • Jia CR, Batterman S, D’Souza J. 2010. Copulas and other multivariate models of personal exposures to VOC mixtures. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 16(4): 873-900.
  • Jia CR, Batterman S. 2010. A critical review of sources and exposures of naphthalene relevant to indoor and outdoor air. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 7(7): 2903-2939.

Courses Taught:

PUBH 7120     Environmental Health I (In Classroom & Online), Spring (syllabus)
PUBH 7/8126  Principles of Exposure and Risk Assessment, Fall (syllabus)
PUBH 7/8129  Environmental Sampling and Analysis, Spring (syllabus)

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