ProfileDr. Peng Zhao holds a Ph.D. in Geoecology (University of Bayreuth), a M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Peking University), and a B.Sc. in Chemistry (Peking University). He worked as an assistant research scientist at the Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, a post-doc at the Institute of Ecology, University of Innsbruck, and a post-doc at the Max Planck Institute of Chemistry, before he joined Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in 2020.
His research focuses on the ecosystem-atmosphere interaction as well as the cycles and transformations of atmospheric pollutants, especially carbon and nitrogen compounds.
He teaches the module "Statistics for Environmental Scientists" and "Methods for Analysing Public Health IV: Working in the Field: Data". Before he joined Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, he taught "R, Open Science, and Reproducible Research" at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, and "Routine Observation of Atmosphere" at the Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences.
He published the book "Learning R" (in Chinese).
More details can be found on his personal website: pzhao.org