PhD , University of Texas-Austin
Recent Funded Research Projects
Photoelectrochemical technology for emerging pollutant degradation and bacteria photodisinfection with hydrogen evolution for treatment of secondary wastewater effluents (1/1/2019-31/12/2021)
Source: General Research Fund (GRF), RGC
Project No.: 16200918
Simultaneous Endocrine Disruptor Photodegradation and Sewage Disinfection using Magnetically Separable Photocatalysts Activated by Visible Light(01/01/ 2018 – 31/12/ 2020)
Source: General Research Fund (GRF), RGCProject No.: 16200117
Environmental Behaviors of Arsenic-loaded Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles in Subsurface System (01/01/2017 - 31/12/2020)
Source: National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)/ Research Grants Council (RGC) Joint Research Scheme
Project No.: N_HKUST603/16
Development and application of highly efficient bismuth oxyhalide-based visible-light-driven magnetic photocatalysts for PPCP removal from sewage (1/11/2016-30/04/2018)
Source: Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF)
Project No.: ITS_024-16
Zeng, X., Lan, S., and Lo, I.M.C. (2019). Rapid Disinfection of E. coli by Ternary BiVO4/Ag/g-C3N4 Composite under Visible Light: Photocatalysis Mechanism and Performance Investigation in Authentic Sewage. Environmental Science: Nano. 6, 610-623.
Fang, Liping; Shi, Qiantao; Nguyen, Jessica; WU, Baile; Wang, Zimeng; Lo, I.M.C.* (2107). Removal Mechanisms of Phosphate by Lanthanum Hydroxide Nanorods: Investigations using EXAFS, ATR-FTIR, DFT, and Surface Complexation Modeling Approaches. Environment Science & Technology. 51(21), 12377-12384.
Fang, L.P.; Wu, B. and Lo, I.M.C.* (2017) Fabrication of silica-free superparamagnetic ZrO2@ Fe3O4 with enhanced phosphate recovery from sewage: Performance and adsorption mechanism, Chemical Engineering Journal, 319, 258-267.
Khan, M. and Lo, I.M.C.* (2016). A holistic review of hydrogel applications in the adsorptive removal of aqueous pollutants: Recent progress, challenges, and perspectives. Water Research, 259–271.
Xia, D.H. and Lo, I.M.C.* (2016). Synthesis of magnetically separable Bi2O4/Fe3O4 hybrid nanocomposites with enhanced photocatalytic removal of ibuprofen under visible light irradiation. Water Research, 100, 393-404.