Full Time Faculty Members

Zhu Xiaoshan

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2004-2007 Ph.D. Nankai University, China

2000-2003 M.Sc. Ocean University of China, China

1996-2000 B.Sc. Central South University of Forestry & Technology, China


2009 - Lecturer, Marine Ecotoxicology, Graduate School at Shenzhen,Tsinghua University

2007-2009 Postdoc. Associate Arizona State University, USA

2003-2004 Environ. Engineer, South China Sea Environmental Monitoring Center (SCSEMC), State Oceanic Administration (SOA) of China

Professional and public services

Member, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), North America (2008—);

Member, Chinese Environmental Scholars and Professionals Network (CESPN), North America (2008—);


2009, Runner-up for the editors choice award for one of the most significant papers that was published on “China Environmental Science”. (Zhu X., Zhu L., Lang Y., Li Y Duan Z. Developmental toxicity in zebrafish embryos after exposure to three fullerene aggregates (nC60) and fullerol. China Environmental Science, 2008, 28(2): 173-177);

2006, Graduate Scholarship of Nankai University (third honor)

Research Interest

Dr. Xiaoshan Zhu joined Graduate School at Shenzhen of Tsinghua University in 2009. His primary interests include: 1) Ecology, disturbance and restoration in coastal and estuary areas; 2) Ecotoxicology of emergent chemicals, especially the fate, transport, transformation, bioaccumulation, and toxicity of manufactured nanomaterials in the fresh water and marine environment.

Funded projects

1. Funding Source(s):The National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grand# 21107058); Funding Amount (Chinese Yuan ¥): 250,000; Project Period: 01/01/2012 - 12/31/2014; PI: Xiaoshan Zhu;

2. Funding Source(s):The Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province of China (Grand# S2011010005391); Funding Amount (Chinese Yuan ¥): 50,000; Project Period: 10/01/2011 - 09/30/2013; PI: Xiaoshan Zhu;

3. Funding Source(s):The Basic Research Project of the SZSITIC Commission of Shenzhen, China (Grand# JC201005270289A); Funding Amount (Chinese Yuan ¥): 100,000; Project Period: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2014; PI: Xiaoshan Zhu;

4. Funding Source(s):The Doctoral Education Funding of the Education Ministry of China (Grand# 20100002120019); Funding Amount (Chinese Yuan ¥): 36,000; Project Period: 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2013; PI: Xiaoshan Zhu;

5. Funding Source(s):Special Fund of State Key Joint Laboratory of Environment Simulation and Pollution Control of Tsinghua University (Grand# 10K10ESTCT); Funding Amount (Chinese Yuan ¥): 80,000; Project Period: 06/01/2010 - 05/31/2012; PI: Xiaoshan Zhu;

6. Funding Source(s):Fund of Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science and Engineering, SOA (Grand# MESE-2010-02); Funding Amount (Chinese Yuan ¥): 20,000; Project Period: 07/01/2010 - 06/30/2012; PI: Xiaoshan Zhu;

Refereed Publications

1. Zhou J†, Zhu X†, Cai Z. Influences of DMP on the fertilization process and subsequent embryogenesis of Abalone (Haliotis diversicolor supertexta) by gametes exposure. PLoS ONE, 2011, 6(10): e25951. †These authors contributed equally to this work. (SCI, IF = 4.4)

2. Wang J., Zhu X., Zhang X., Zhao Z., Liu H., George R., Wilson-Rawls J., Chang Y., Chen Y. Disruption of zebrafish (Danio rerio) reproduction upon chronic exposure to TiO2 nanoparticles. Chemosphere, 2011, 83(4): 461-467 (SCI, IF = 3.2)

3. Zhou J†, Zhu X†, Cai Z. The impacts of Bisphenol A (BPA) on abalone (Haliotis diversicolor supertexta) embryonic development. Chemosphere, 2011, 82(3): 443-450 (SCI, IF = 3.2) †These authors contributed equally to this work.

4. Zhu X, Zhou J, Cai Z. Toxicity and oxidative stress of TiO2 nanoparticles to the marine abalone (Haliotis diversicolor supertexta). Marine Pollution Bulletin. 2011, 63(5-12): 334–338. (SCI, IF = 2.4)

5. Zhu X, Zhou J, Cai Z. TiO2 nanoparticles in the marine environment: impact on the toxicity of tributyltin to abalone (Haliotis diversicolor supertexta) embryos. Environmental Science and Technology. 2011, 45 (8): 3753–3758. (SCI, IF = 4.8)

6. Zhou J, Zhu X, Cai Z. The toxicity assessment of tributyltin (TBT) on Abalone (Haliotis diversicolor supertexta): antioxidant enzyme activity, metabolic responses and histopathology. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2010, 183(1-3): 428-433. (SCI, IF = 3.7)

7. Zhou J, Cai Z, Zhu X. Are endocrine disruptors among the causes of the deterioration of aquatic biodiversity? Intenerated Environmental Assessment and Management. 2010, 6(3): 492-498.

8. Zhu X, Wang J, Zhang X, Chang Y, Chen Y. Trophic transfer of Titanium dioxide nanoparticles in a simplified freshwater food chain from Daphnia to Zebrafish. Chemosphere, 2010, 79(9): 928-933 (SCI, IF = 3.2)

9. Zhou J, Cai Z, Zhu X, Li L, Gao Y. Innate immune parameters and haemolymph protein expression profile to evaluate the immunotoxicity of tributyltin on abalone (Haliotis diversicolor supertexta). Dev Comp Immunol. 2010, 34(10): 1059-1067. (SCI, IF = 3.3)

10. Zhu X, Chang Y, Chen Y. Toxicity and bioaccumulation of Titanium dioxide nanoparticles in Daphnia magna. Chemosphere, 2010, 78(3): 209-215 (SCI, IF = 3.2)

11. Zhou J, Zhu X, Cai Z. Endocrine disruptors: an overview and discussion on issues surrounding their impact on marine animals. Journal of Marine Animals and Their Ecology, 2009, 2(2): 7-17.

12. Zhu X, Wang J, Zhang X, Chang Y, Chen Y. The impact of ZnO nanoparticle aggregates on the embryonic development of zebrafish (Danio rerio): developmental toxicity and influence of sediments. Nonotechnology, 2009, 20(19): 195103 (9pp) (SCI, IF = 3.6)

13. Zhang X., Chen Y., Konsowa A.H., Zhu X., Crittenden J.C. Evaluation of an innovative polyvinyl chloride (PVC) ultrafiltration membrane for wastewater treatment. Separation and Purification Technology, 2009, 70 (1): 71-78. (SCI, IF = 2.8)

14. Yao K., Zhu L., Duan Z., Chen Z., Li, Y., Zhu X. Comparison of R-metalaxyl and rac-metalaxyl in acute, chronic and sublethal effect on aquatic organism: Daphnia magna, Scenedesmus quadricanda and Danio rerio. Environmental Toxicology. 2009, 24(2):148 – 156. (SCI, IF = 1.9)

15. Zhu X, Zhu L, Chen Y, Tian S. Acute toxicities of six manufactured nanomaterials water suspensions on Daphnia magna. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2009, 11(1): 67–75. (SCI, IF = 3.3)

16. Zhu X., Zhu L., Lang Y, Chen Y. Oxidative stress and growth inhibition in the freshwater fish Carassius auratus induced by chronic exposure to sublethal fullerene aggregates. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2008, 27(9): 1979-1985. (SCI, IF = 3.0)

17. Duan Z., Zhu L., Zhu L., Yao K., Zhu X. Individual and joint toxic effects of pentachlorophenol and bisphenol A on the development of zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryo. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2008, 71: 774–780. (SCI, IF = 2.3)

18. Zhu X., Zhu L., Duan Z., Qi R., Li Y., Lang Y. Comparative toxicity of several metal oxide nano-particle aqueous suspensions to zebrafish (Danio rerio) early developmental stage. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. 2008, 48(3): 278-284 (SCI, IF=1.1)

19. Zhu X., Zhu L., Li Y., et al. Developmental toxicity in zebrafish embryos after exposure to manufactured nanomaterials: Buckminsterfullerene aggregates (nC60) and fullerol. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2007, 26(5):976-979. (SCI, IF = 3.0)

2009, Runner-up for the editors choice award for one of the most significant papers that was published on “China Environmental Science”....