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Xiangru ZHANG (张相如) PhD , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professor
Editor, Chemosphere (http://journals.elsevier.com/chemosphere)
Email: xiangru@ust.hk
Homepage: https://facultyprofiles.ust.hk/profiles.php?profile=xiangru

TEACHING ACTIVITY:

             CIVL2410  Environmental Engineering and Management

             CIVL2420  Water and Wastewater Engineering

             CIVL4430  Environmental Impact Assessment

             CIVL5430  Aquatic Chemistry

             CIVL5460  Landfill Engineering and Design

             CIVL5470  Industrial Wastewater Treatment

             JEVE5470 Industrial Wastewater Treatment


RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Innovative water and wastewater treatment processes
  • Detection, toxicity and control of emerging disinfection byproducts and micropollutants
  • Drinking water security

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  • Removal of Intermediate Aromatic Halogenated DBPs by Activated Carbon Adsorption: A New Approach to Controlling Regulated Trihalomethanes and Haloacetic Acids in Chlorinated Drinking Water
  • Formation of Polar Iodinated DBPs and Control Strategies for Iodinated/Brominated DBPs during Chlorination of Saline Sewage Effluents
  • Evaluating the Comparative Toxicity of Drinking Water DBP Mixtures from Different Disinfection Processes: A New Approach with a Marine Polychaete  
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
  • Jiang, J. Y.; Zhang, X. R. A smart strategy for controlling disinfection byproducts by reversing the sequence of activated carbon adsorption and chlorine disinfection. Science Bull. 2018, 63, 1167-1169.
  • Han, J. R.; Zhang, X. R. Evaluating the comparative toxicity of DBP mixtures from different disinfection scenarios: A new approach by combining freeze-drying or rotoevaporation with a marine polychaete bioassay. Environ. Sci. Technol.  2018, 52, 10552-10561.
  • Li, W. X.; Zhang, X. R.; Li, X. Y.; Lee, J. H. W. Mystery of the high chlorine consumption in disinfecting a chemically enhanced primary saline sewage. Water Res. 2018, 145, 181-189.
  • Sun, H. F.; Liu, H.; Han, J. R.; Zhang, X. R.; Cheng, F. Q.; Liu, Y. Chemical cleaning-associated generation of dissolved organic matter and halogenated byproducts in ceramic MBR: Ozone versus hypochlorite. Water Res. 2018, 140, 243-250.
  • Jiang, J.Y.; Zhang, X.R.; Zhu, X.H.; Li, Y. Removal of intermediate aromatic halogenated DBPs by activated carbon adsorption: A new approach to controlling halogenated DBPs in chlorinated drinking water. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 3435-3444.
  • Liu, J.Q.; Zhang, X.R.; Li, Y. Photoconversion of chlorinated saline wastewater DBPs in receiving seawater is overall a detoxicification process. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 58-67.
  • Li, Y.; Yang, M.T.; Zhang, X.R.; Jiang, J.Y.; Liu, J.Q.; Yau, C.F.; Graham, N.J.D.; Li, X.Y. Two-step chlorination: A new approach to disinfection of a primary sewage effluent. Water Res. 2017, 108, 339-347.
  • Gong, T. T.; Tao, Y. X.; Zhang, X. R.; Hu, S. Y.; Yin, J. B.; Xian, Q. M.; Ma, J.; Xu, B. Transformation among aromatic iodinated disinfection byproducts in the presence of monochloramine: From monoiodophenol to triiodophenol and diiodonitrophenol. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 10562-10571.

          A full list of publications can be found here.

 
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