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CUI Yan-shan

College of Resources and Environment
Telephone: +86-10-88256376 
Address: 19A Yuquan Road, Beijing 
Postcode: 100049

Research Areas

Soil remediation technologies
Risk assessment of contaminated soil and food


BS, Hebei Normal University, 1995
PhD, Research Center for Eco-Envirnmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2004


Work Experience

 2004-Present, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Teaching Experience

Principles and Technologies of Soil Remediation, 2004-present
Environmental Soil Science, 2004-present

Research Interests

Soil heavy metal remediation technologies 
Risk assessment of heavy metal contaminated soil and food


1. Yanshan Cui, Liping Weng. Arsenate and Phosphate Adsorption in Relation to Oxides Composition in Soils: LCD Modeling. Environmental Science & Technology. 2013, 47 (13): 7269–7276. 
2. Jin Fu, Yanshan Cui. In vitro digestion/Caco-2 cell model to estimate cadmium and lead bioaccessibility/bioavailability in two vegetables: The influence of cooking and additives. Food and chemical toxicology. 2013,59: 215–221. 
3. Miao Chen
Yanshan CuiFan Bai and JiaoJiao Wang. Effect of two biogas residues' application on copper and zinc fractionation and release in different soils. Journal Journal of Environmental Sciences. 2013,25:1865-1873. 
4. Xiaochen Chen, Jia Niu and Yanshan Cui. In vitro digestion/centrifugal ultrafiltration to determine the oral bioavailability of lead in soils. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 2012, 10 (1): 681-684. 
5. Yanshan Cui, Xiaochen Chen. Lead (Pb) and arsenic (As) bioaccessibility in various soils from south China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 2011, 177(1-4):481-92. 
6. Yanshan Cui, Jin Fu, Xiaochen Chen. Speciation and bioaccessibility of lead and cadmium in soil treated with metal-enriched Indian mustard leaves. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2011, 23(4): 624–632. 
7. Yanshan Cui, Zhao Na. Oxidative stress and change in plant metabolism of maize (Zea mays L.) growing in contaminated soil with elemental sulfur and toxic effect of zinc. Plant Soil and Environment 2011, 57:34-39. 
8. Yanshan Cui, Xin Du. Soil heavy-metal speciation and wheat phytotoxicity in the vicinity of an abandoned lead–zinc mine in Shangyu City, eastern China. Environmental Earth Sciences. 2011,62:257-264. 
9. Yanshan Cui, Xin Du, Liping Weng, Willem H. Van Riemsdijk. Assessment of In Situ Immobilization of Lead (Pb) and Arsenic (As) in Contaminated Soils with Phosphate and Iron: Solubility and Bioaccessibility. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 2010, 213:95-104. 
10. Yanshan Cui, Xin Du, Liping Weng, and Yong-Guan Zhu. Effects of rice straw on the speciation of cadmium (Cd) and copper (Cu) in soils. Geoderma 2008,146:370-377. 
11. Xin Du, Yanshan Cui, Liping Weng, Qing Cao, and Yong-Guan Zhu. Arsenic bioavailability in the soil amended with leaves of arsenic hyperaccumulator, Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata L.) Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 2008,27:126-130. 
12. Xiangyu Tang, Yanshan Cui, Jing Duan and Lily Tang. Pilot study of temporal variations in lead bioaccessibility and chemical fractionation in some Chinese soils. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2008,160:29-36. 
13. Yanshan Cui and Wang Qingren. Physiological responses of maize to elemental sulphur and cadmium stress. Plant Soil and Environment 2006,11:523-529. 
14. Yanshan Cui, Qingren Wang, Yiting Dong, Haifeng Li, Christie Peter. Enhanced uptake of soil Pb and Zn by Indian mustard and winter wheat following combined soil application of elemental sulphur and EDTA. Plant and Soil, 2004, 261:181-188. 
15. Yanshan Cui, Yiting Dong, Haifeng Li, Qingren Wang. Effect of elemental sulphur on solubility of soil heavy metals and their uptake by maize. Environment International, 2004, 30:323-328. 
16. Yanshan Cui, Qingren Wang, Yiting Dong, Haifeng Li. Elemental sulfur effects on Pb and Zn uptake by Indian mustard and winter wheat. Journal of Environmenal Science, 2003, 15:836-840. 
17. Yanshan Cui, Qingren Wang, Christie Peter. Effect of elemental sulphur on uptake of zinc, cadmium and sulphur by oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) grown in zinc and cadmium contaminated soil. Communication in Soil Science Plant Analysis, 2004, 35:2905-2916. 
18. Yanshan. Cui, Qingren Wang. Interaction effect of zinc and elemental sulphur on their uptake by spring wheat (Triticum aestivum, L.). Journal of Plant Nutrition, 2005, 28: 639-649. 
19. Qingren Wang, Xiumei. Liu, Yanshan. Cui, Yiting Dong. Soil contamination and plant uptake of heavy metal at polluted sites in China. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A. 2003, 38:823-838. 
20. Qingren Wang, Yanshan. Cui, Yiting Dong. Phytoremediation of Polluted Waters Potentials and Prospects of Wetland Plants. Acta Biotechnol. 2002, 22:199-208. 
21. Haifeng Li; Qingren Wang, Yanshan. Cui, Yiting Dong, Christie, Peter. Slow release chelate enhancement of lead phytoextraction by corn (Zea mays L.) from contaminated soil - a preliminary study. Science of the total environment, 2005, 339 (1-3): 179-187. 
22. Qingren Wang, Xiumei. Liu, Yanshan. Cui, Yiting Dong, Christie, Peter. Responses of legume and non-legume crop species to heavy metals in soils with multiple metal contamination Journal of environmental science and health part A, 2002, 37 (4): 611-621. 
23. Xiangyu Tang, Yongguan Zhu, Yanshan Cui, Jing Duan, Lily Tang. The effect of ageing on the bioaccessibility and fractionation of cadmium in some typical soils of China. Environment International, 2006, 32: 682-689. 
24. Qingren Wang, Yiting Dong, Yanshan. Cui and Xiumei. Liu. Instances of Soil and Crop Heavy Metal Contamination in China. Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal, 2001,10:497-510.