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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.; 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(6), 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(1), 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.
  • Cai, W.W.; Liu, J.Q.; Zhang, X.R.; Ng, W.J.; Liu, Y. Generation of dissolved organic matter and byproducts from activated sludge during contact with sodium hypochlorite and its implications to on-line chemical cleaning in MBR. Water Res. 2016, 104, 44-52.
  • Zhu, X.H.; Zhang, X.R. Modeling the formation of TOCl, TOBr and TOI during chlor(am)ination of drinking water. Water Res. 2016, 96, 166-176.
  • Pan, Y.; Zhang, X.R.; Li, Y. Identification, toxicity and control of iodinated disinfection byproducts in cooking with simulated chlor(am)inated tap water and iodized table salt. Water Res. 2016, 88, 60-68.

          A full list of publications can be found here.

 
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