From Production to Application : A Systematic Analysis of Nitrogen Flow in China

Zhibo Luo

Center for Industrial Ecology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University

Education Background 2014.9-present     Ph.D. candidate of Engineering, Tsinghua University  Majored in Chemical Engineering and Technology 2010.9-2014.7     Bachelor of Engineering, South China University of Technology        Majored in Pharmaceutical Engineering                2011.3-2014.7     Bachelor of Management, South China University of Technology  Majored in Business Administration (Double degree) Academic Experiences 2016.09-present   Study on Nitrogen Metabolism and Regulation Strategy in China Constructs the nitrogen metabolism model at the national level with human consumption as the core, identifies the key factors and historical evolution laws that influence nitrogen metabolism, develops forecasting tools for future development trend and policy simulation research, and provides reliable quantitative data for rational use of nitrogen. 2014.09-2016.08   Study on the Evolution of Regional Phosphorus Resources Industry Explores the essence of the evolution of regional phosphorus resources industry in China, and studies the transformation and upgrading path through the system dynamics model to provide scientific basis for the sustainable development of phosphorus resource industry. 2014.09-2016.12   Development of the “Sixth Industry” and Its Support by Chemical Technology. Puts forward the development strategy of the "Sixth Industry" in China and expounds the important supporting role of chemical engineering and agrochemical industry to the development of agricultural revolution. 2011.12-2013.6   Development of New Functional Material of Polyvinyl Alcohol-Polyurethane Developed two kinds of polyvinyl alcohol-polyurethane functional materials, which are absorbent sponge and elastic polishing wheel.


Nitrogen is one of the most important elements in natural ecosystems and organism. Due to the rapid economic development of China, a large amount of anthropogenic nitrogen has been invested to meet human consumption demand,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Zhibo Luo (Center for Industrial Ecology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University)
  2. Shanying Hu (Center for Industrial Ecology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University)

Topic Areas

• Food, energy, water, and nutrient material flows and footprints , • Sustainable consumption and production


TS-8 » Food-Energy-Water nexus 1 (11:30 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room E)

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