Dr. Hong Li


  • Ph.D. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. May 2006
  • M.S. China Agricultural University, Beijing, China. June 2001
  • B.S. China Agricultural University, Beijing, China. June 1998

Research Interests

  • Air quality and emissions related to animal feeding operations
  • Alternative housing systems for poultry
  • Environment control, instrumentation and modeling

Professional Activities

  • American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
  • Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA)

Recent Publications

Li, S., H. Li, H. Xin, R.T. Burns. 2011. Particulate matter concentrations and emissions of a high-rise layer house in Iowa. Transactions of the ASABE 54(3): 1079-1084

Li, H., H. Xin, R.T. Burns, L.D. Jacobson, S. Noll, S.J. Hoff, J.D. Harmon, J.A. Koziel, B.P. Hetchler. 2011. Air emissions from tom and hen turkey houses in the U.S. Midwest. Transactions of the ASABE 54(1): 305-314

Chepete, J.H., H. Xin, H. Li. 2011. Ammonia emissions of laying-hen manure as affected by accumulation time. Journal of Poultry Science 48: 133-138

Muhlbauer, R.V., T.A. Shepherd, H. Li, R.T. Burns, H. Xin. 2011. Development and testing of an induction-operated current switch for monitoring fan operation. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 27(2): 287-292

Li, H*., H. Xin. 2010. Lab-scale assessment of gaseous emissions from laying-hen manure storage as affected by physical and environmental factors. Transactions of the ASABE 53(2): 593-604

Trabue, S., K. Scoggin, *H. Li*, R. Burns, H. Xin, J. Hatfield. 2010. Speciation of volatile organic compounds from poultry production. Atmospheric Environment 44(29): 3538-3546

Li, H., H. Xin, S. Li, R.T. Burns. 2009. Upstream vs. downstream placement of FANS to determine fan performance in situ. Transactions of the ASABE 52(6): 2087-2090

Xin, H., *H. Li*, R.T. Burns, R.S. Gates, D.G. Overhults, J.W. Earnest. 2009. Use of CO2 concentration difference or CO2 balance to assess ventilation rate of broiler houses. Transactions of the ASABE 52(4): 1353-1361

*Li, H*., H. Xin, R.T. Burns, Y. Liang. 2008. Reduction of ammonia emission from stored poultry manure using additives: Zeolite, Al+Clear, Ferix-3 and PLT. Applied Poultry Res. 2008 17: 421-431

Trabuea, S., K. Scoggina, *H. Li*, R.T. Burns, H. Xin. 2008. Field sampling method for quantifying odorants in humid environments. Environ. Sci. Technol 42 (10): 3745-3750

Trabuea, S., K. Scoggina, F. Mitloehnerb, *H. Li*, R.T. Burns, H. Xin. 2008. Field sampling method for quantifying volatile sulfur compounds from animal feeding operations. Atmospheric Environment 42:3332-3341.


Contact Information
Dr. Hong Li

Assistant Professor

Animal and Food Sciences
237 Townsend Hall

Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-1652
Fax number: (302) 831-2469
Email: hli@udel.edu