Baohua Gu is a Corporate Fellow in Environmental Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, with a joint appointment as a Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is also a Fellow of the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and Geological Society of America (GSA). He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1991, and is an author of more than 300 journal publications, books or book chapters, with an H-Index of 77 (https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=wJ6pezEAAAAJ). His major research areas include biogeochemical transformation and transport of environmental pollutants (e.g., mercury, uranium, and emerging contaminants), soil organic carbon transformation and mineral interactions, surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy and nanomaterials in environmental applications.
Wang, Q.; Zhang, L.; Liang, X.; Yin, X.; Zhang, Y.; Zheng, W.; Pierce, E. M.; Gu, B., Rates and dynamics of mercury isotope exchange between dissolved elemental Hg(0) and Hg(II)-bound to organic and inorganic ligands. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2020, 54, 15534−15545. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.0c06229.
Zheng, W.; Demers, J. D.; Lu, X.; Bergquist, B. A.; Anbar, A. D.; Blum, J. D.; Gu, B., Mercury stable isotope fractionation during abiotic dark oxidation in the presence of thiols and natural organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2019, 53, 1853–1862. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b05047.
Lu, X.; Gu, W.; Zhao, L.; Ul Haque, M. F.; DiSpirito, A. A.; Semrau, J. D.; Gu, B., Methylmercury uptake and degradation by methanotrophs. Science Adv. 2017, 3, e1700041. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700041.
Gu, B., Y. Bian, C. L. Miller, W. Dong, X. Jiang, and L. Liang. Mercury reduction and complexation by natural organic matter in anoxic environments. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2011. 108:1479-1483.
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