MIT EAPS Directory

Xiaowen Zhang

Postdoctoral Associate

RESEARCH DESCRIPTION

My research will focus on searching for viable chemical means for probiotic synthesis of membrane-forming lipids under laboratory conditions.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Zhang, X., Hutchings, J.A., Bianchi, T.S., Liu, Y., Arellano, A.R. and Schuur, E.A. (2017). Importance of lateral flux and its percolation depth on organic carbon export in Arctic tundra soil: implications from a soil leaching experiment. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. DOI: 10.1002/2016JG003754

Zhang, X., Bianchi, T.S. and Allison, M.A., 2015. Sources of organic matter in sediments of the Colville River delta, Alaska: A multi-proxy approach. Organic Geochemistry, 87, 96-106. DOI:10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.07.002

Contact Information

t: 617-253-7866

e: xzhang15@mit.edu

Office

E25-637

Education

2017-present Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Earth, Atmosphere and Planetary Sciences, MIT
2013-2017 Ph.D., Organic Geochemistry, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida
2007-2011 B.S., Chemistry, Ocean University of China