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 Name:     Wang Yun-Hai
Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering
Born in Nov. 1977.
Address: Department of Environmental Science and Engineering
                  Xi’an Jiaotong University
                 No. 28, Xianning Road West
                 Xi’an, 710049, China
Phone:  0086-29-82665110(Office), 0086-18049580377(Mobile)
Fax:     0086-29-82665110
E-mail:  wang.yunhai@mail.xjtu.edu.cn
URL:  http://gr.xjtu.edu.cn/web/wang.yunhai
 
Education
2002-2006, PhD. Department of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.
1999-2002, MPhil. Department of Environmental Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China.
1995-1999, BSc. Department of Applied Chemistry, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China.
 
Employment
Jan. 2014 to present, Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University.
Nov. 2007 to Dec. 2013, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University.
May-Nov. 2007, Visiting Scholar, Nara Women’s University, Japan
Sep. 2006-May 2007, Postdoctor fellow, Chemistry Department, The University of Hong Kong
2004-2006, Research Assistant, Chemistry Department, The University of Hong Kong
 
Professional Experience
Memberships in Professional Societies:
       International Ozone Association (Asia-Australia-Africa Group)
       International Water Association
       National Environmental Science Association of China
       Editorial Board of Environmental Science and Technology (Chinese)
Reviewers for the following international journals:
      Water Science and Technology, Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management, Water Practice & Technology, Water Supply, Journal of Power Sources, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Chemical Engineering Journal etc.
 
Research Areas and Interests
1. Advance oxidation process (especially on photocatalytic, electrochemical processes) for waste water treatment;
2. Fuel cell technology.
 
Current Teaching
1. Undergraduate courses
1a. Water Pollution Control Engineering
1b. Energy Environmental Chemistry
1c. Principles of Environmental Engineering
2. Postgraduate course
2a. Electrochemistry in Environmental Engineering
 
Postgraduate Students Advised:
Ms. Zhou Zhe(2008-2011), Mr. Li Guo(2009-2012), Ms. Wang Wen-Ting(2009-2012), Mr. Wang Bai-Shi(2010-2013), Ms. Li Xiang-Lin(2010-2013), Mr. Liu Ya-Peng(2011), Ms. Fu Rong(2011), Mr. Fang Xiao-Wen(2012), Ms. Zhang Yuan-Yuan(2012), Ms. Cai Wen-Fang(2013), Ms. Xu Meng-Xi(2013).
 
Patents
[1]Wang Y.H., Yu H., Chen Q.Y., Zhao J.L. Preparation method of gas diffusion electrode for CO2 electrochemical reduction to methanol. Chinese Patent No. ZL201010266161.7
[2]Wang Y.H., Chen Q.Y., Zhou Z., Xie K.W., Zhao J.L. The device and method for ozone and hydrogen peroxide electrochemical cogeneration in neutralized electrolyte. Chinese Patent No. ZL200910023787.2
[3]Wang Y.H., Chen Q.Y., Wang B.S., Pan B., Zhao J.L. Bio-electrochemical system for co-generation of electricity and hydrogen with wastewater treatment. Chinese Patent No. ZL201110213977.8.
[4] Wang Y.H., Chen Q.Y., Wang B.S., Pan B., Zhao J.L. Device for collaborative treatment of organic wastewater and heavy metal wastewater with electricity production. Chinese Patent Application No. 201110213677.X.
[5] Wang Y.H., Chen Q.Y., Wang B.S., Gu X., Yang T., Song Y. Microbial photo-electrochemical system for hydrogen and electricity generation and wastewater treatment. Chinese Patent Application No. 201110213719.X.
[6]He Y.L. Wang Y.H., Yao S. Xi H. Wang B.S. New bio-electrochemical CO2 capture system. Chinese Patent No. ZL201110209149.7.
[7]He Y.L., Wang Y.H., Xi H., Yao S., Wang B.S. Microbial electrolysis cell for CO2 conversion and wastewater treatment. Chinese Patent Application No. 201110209150.X.
[8]Wang Yun-Hai, Chen Qing-Yun,Li Xiang-Lin, Zhao Jing-Lian. Diamond-Like carbon. PCT international application, PCT/CN2011/083138.
[9]Wang Yun-Hai, Chen Qing-Yun, Fu Rong, Liu Ya-Peng, Systems and methods for treating heavy metal wastewater. PCT, PCT/CN2012/078809.
[10]Wang Yun-Hai, Chen Peng-Wei, Pan Bin, Liu Ya-Peng. A method for nano dendrite silver preparation. Chinese Patent Application No. 201210178847.X.
 
Publications
Peer reviewed Journal Articles:
2013
[1] Wang Yun-Hai*, Wang Bai-Shi, Pan Bin, Chen Qing-Yun, Yan Wei. Electricity production from a bio-electrochemical cell for silver recovery in alkaline media. Applied Energy. 112:1337-1341, 2013.
[2] Li Guo, Wang Yun-Hai*, Chen Qing-Yun. Influence of fluoride-doped tin oxide interlayer on Ni-Sb-SnO2/Ti electrodes. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 17(5): 1303-1309, 2013.
[3] Wang Yun-Hai*, Kuang Jun-Yao. Electrochemical treatment of oilfield produced wastewater on Ni-Sb-SnO2/Ti electrodes. Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies 16(2):280-285, 2013.
[4] Wang Yun-Hai*, Li Guo, Zhou Zhe, Chen Qing-Yun, Geng Xin, Yan Wei, Effects of drying periods on antimony doped tin dioxide coated titanium electrode. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 17(7):1985-1989, 2013.
[5] Wang Yun-Hai, Zhao Jing-Lian*,Liang Yong. Degradation kinetics of phenol by a titanium dioxide photocatalyst coupled with a magnetic field. Reaction Kinetics Mechanisms and Catalysis 109(1):273-283, 2013.
[6] Wang Yun-Hai, Zhao Jing-Lian*,Liang Yong. Photocatalytic degradation of phenol in aqueous solution by titanium dioxide coupled with magnetic field. Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies 16(1):173-178, 2013.
[7]Wang Yun-Hai*, Wang Bai-Shi, Liu Ya-Peng, Chen Qing-Yun. Electricity and hydrogen co-production from a bio-electrochemical cell with acetate substrate. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 38:6600-6606, 2013.
[8]Wang Yun-Hai*, Chen Qing-Yun. Anodic materials for electrocatalytic ozone generation. International Journal of Electrochemistry 2013:1-7, 2013.
[9]Cheng Shao-An*, Wang Bai-Shi, Wang Yun-Hai*. Increasing efficiency of microbial fuel cells for collaborative treatment of copper and organic wastewater by designing reactor and selecting operating parameters. Bioresource Technology. 147:332-337, 2013.
[10]Wang Yun-Hai*, Liang Yong-Rong, Li Guo. Silver co-doping effect on the antimony doped tin dioxide electrode. Advanced Materials Research. 734-737:2382-2385, 2013.
[11]Wang Yun-Hai*, Nie Zi-Zhou, Liang Yong-Rong. Characterization of nickel-antimony doped tin oxide electrodes prepared via sol-gel dip-coating method. Advanced Materials Research. 734-737:2155-2158, 2013.
[12]Chen Q.Y.,Wang Y.H. Research progress on cathodic functions of microbial fuel cell. Chemical Industry and Engineering Progress 32(10):1-10, 2013.
[13]Chen Qing-Yun*, Liu Jian-Shan, Liu Ya, Wang Yun-Hai. Hydrogen production on TiO2 nanorod arrays cathode coupling with bio-anode with additional electricity generation. Journal of Power Sources. 238:345-349, 2013.
[14]Chen Qing-Yun*, Xue Chao, Li Xiang-Lin, Wang Yun-Hai. Surfactants effect on the photoactivity of Fe-doped TiO2. Materials Science Forum. 743-744:367-371, 2013.
[15]Chen Qing-Yun*, Gu Xin, Wang Yun-Hai, Jing Deng-Wei. Synthesis of nanocrystalline yttrium iron oxides and their activity for photocatalytic hydrogen evolution. Science of Advanced Materials. 5(8):1117-1122, 2013.
[16]Chen Qingyun*, Suo Cheng, Zhang Shu, Wang Yun-Hai. Effect of PdS on photocatalytic hydrogen evolution of nanostructured CdS under visible light irradiation.International Journal of Photoenergy. 2013:1-5,2013.
 
2012
[1]Zhang Shu, Chen Qing-Yun*, Wang Yun-Hai, Guo Lie-Jin*. Synthesis and photoactivity of CdS photocatalysts modified by polypyrrole. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37: 13030-13036, 2012.
[2]Zhang Shu, Chen Qing-Yun*, Jing Deng-Wei, Wang Yun-Hai, Guo Lie-Jin. Visible photoactivity and antiphotocorrosion performance of PdS-CdS photocatalysts modified by polyaniline. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37:791-796, 2012.
[3]Fu W.N., Wang Y.H., He C, Zhao J L*. Photocatalytic degradation of acephate on ZnFe2O4-TiO2 photocatalyst under visible light irradiation. Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies 15(1):177-182, 2012.
 
2011
[1]Wang W.T., Wang Y.H. Research progress on soil amendment by bentonite. Environmental Technology(1):66-72,2011 (Chinese)
[2]Wang W.T.,Wang Y.H.,Zhao J.L.. Organic bentonite’s application in bio-remediation of oil contaminated soil. Chemical Industry and Engineering Progress, 30:571-574, 2011(Chinese).
 
2010
[1]Chen Q.Y., Zhou M., Wang Y.H., BiVO4 photocatalyst preparation and its application for CO2 photoreduction. Chemical Industry and Engineering Progress, 29 (Supplement):443-445, 2010 (Chinese)
[2]Chen Qing-Yun*, Shi Dong-Dong, Zhang Yuan-Jun, Wang Yun-Hai. Phenol degradation on novel nickel-antimony doped tin dioxide electrode.Water Science and Technology. 62(9):2090-2095,2010.
 
2009
[1]Wang Y.H., Kuang J.Y., Zhou Z, Chen Q.Y., Electrochemical oxidation and electro adsorption for oil field waste water treatment. Chemical Industry and Engineering Progress, 28 (Supplement):117-121, 2009 (Chinese)
[2]Cui Y. H., Wang Y. H.,Wang B., Zhou H. H., Chan K. Y. and Li X. Y., Electrochemical generation of ozone in a membrane electrode assembly cell with convective flow, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 156(4):E75-E80, 2009
 
Before 2008
[1]Wang Y. H., Chan K. Y., Li X. Y. and So S. K., Electrochemical degradation of 4-chlorophenol on nickel-antimony doped tin oxide electrode, Chemosphere, 65:1087, 2006.
[2]Wang Y. H.,Cheng S. A. and Chan K. Y., Synthesis of ozone from air via a polymer-electrolyte-membranecell with a doped tin oxide anode, Green Chemistry, 8 (6): 568, 2006.
[3]Wang Y. H., Cheng S. A., Chan K. Y.and Li X. Y., Electrolytic generation of ozone on antimony and nickel doped tin oxide electrode, Journalofthe Electrochemical Society, 152 (11): D197, 2005.
[4]Wang Y. H., Zhao J. L. and Wang X. P., Study on the production of acetic acid via methanol carbonlytion on Ni/PHAC catalyst, Journal of Chemical Engineering of Chinese Universities, 17(1): 106-109, 2003(Chinese).
[5]Wang Y. H. and Zhao J. L., The new nickel catalyst for vapor phase methanol carbonylation: preparation of nickel catalyst supported on phenolic-resine derived active carbon, C1 Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 27(3): 5-8, 2002 (Chinese).
[6]Zhao J. L. and Wang Y. H., Synthesis of ribonfuranose tetra-acetate from inosine by sulfuric ion supported on titanium dioxide and zirconium dioxide, Journal of Xi’an Jiaotong University, 35(6): 629-632, 2001 (Chinese).
[7]Wang Y. H. and Zhao J. L., Progress for catalyst in methanol carbonylation to acetic acid, C1 Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 26(6):53-56, 2001 (Chinese).
 
Conference papers and presentations:
2013
[1]Chen Qing-Yun, Liu Jian-Shan, Liu Ya, Wang Yun-Hai*. Electricity and hydrogen co-production from a bio-photoelectrochemical cell. 5th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE2013), Pretoria, South Africa, Jul. 1-4th, 2013.
[2]Liu Ya-Peng, Wang Yun-Hai*, Wang Bai-Shi, Chen Qing-Yun.Effect of anolyte pH and cathode Pt loading on the performance of novel MFC for electricity and hydrogen coproduction. The 5th World Hydrogen Technologies Convention (WHTC2013), Shanghai, China, Sep. 25-28, 2013.
[3]Fu R., He L., Wang Y.H. Enhanced electro-Fenton degradation of folic acid with modified cathode. The 17th National Conference on Electrochemistry, Suzhou,China, Nov. 15-19, 2013.
[4]Wang Y.H., Liu Y.P., Liu J.S., Chen Q.Y. Co-production of hydrogen and electricity from microbial electrochemical system. The 276th workshop of China Association of Science and Technology for Young Scientists—Frontier and Application of Bio-Electrochemical System. Shenzhen,China, Dec. 20-23, 2013.
 
2012
[1]Wang Y.H.*, Wang B.S., Pan B., Chen Q.Y., Yan W. Electricity production from a bio-electrochemical cell for silver recovery in alkaline media. International Conference on Applied Energy, Suzhou, China, Jul. 5-8, 2012.
[2]Wang Yun-Hai*, Wang Bai-Shi, Liu Ya-Peng, Chen Qing-Yun. Electricity and hydrogen co-production from a bio-electrochemical cell with acetate substrate. 12th International Conference on Clean Energy, Xi’an China, Oct.26-30, 2012.
[3]Wang Yun-Hai*, Pan Bin, Wang Bai-Shi, Chen Qing-Yun Collaborative treatment of heavy metal wastewater and organic wastewater by MFC with electricity generation. 2012 International Workshop on Microbial Energy, Jiayi Taiwan, China Dec. 7-8th, 2012.
 
2011
[1]Wang Y H*, Zhou Z, Chen Q Y and Zhao J L. Electrochemical treatment of pentachlorophenol on Ni-Sb-SnO2/Ti electrodes. 2011 International Symposium on Water Resources and Environmental Protection. Xi’an, China, May 20-22, 2011.
[2]Wang Y H*, Xi H, Lin F J, Wang B S and Chen Q Y. The effect of substrates and anodes on microbial fuel cell performance. 2011 International Symposium on Water Resources and Environmental Protection. Xi’an, China, May 20-22, 2011.
[3]Wang W T, Wu C H, Wang Y H*, Zhao J L. Characterization and bentonite amendment of oil contaminated soils. 2011 International Symposium on Water Resources and Environmental Protection, Xi’an, China, May 20-22, 2011.
[4]Li G, Nie Z Z, Liang Y R, Wang Y H*. Characterization of nickel-bismuth doped tin dioxide electrode. 2011 2nd International Conference on Mechanic Automation and Control Engineering Huhehot,China, Jul. 15-17, 2011.
[5]Li Guo, Nie Zi-Zhou, Liang Yong-Rong, Wang Yun-Hai*.Preparation and charaterization of new doped tin dioxide electrodes. Technologies for Integrated Urban Water Management, Xi’an, China, Sep. 15-18th, 2011.
[6]Zhou Zhe, He Long, Wang Yun-Hai*. Ozone and hydrogen peroxide cogeneration and its in-situ applications in wastewater treatment. Technologies for Integrated Urban Water Management, Xi’an, China, Sep. 15-18th, 2011.
 
2010
[1]Wang Y. H., Li G., Liang Y. R., Nie Z. Z., Chen Q.Y., New doped tin dioxide electrodes for electrochemical ozone generation. 8th International Symposium on New-Materials and Nano-Materials for Electrochemical Systems, Shanghai, China, Jul. 11-15, 2010
[2]Wang Y.H., Zhou Z., Chen Q.Y. Electrochemical co-generation of hydrogen peroxide and ozone. Symposium on the Construction of Resource Conserving and Environment Friendly Society. Changsha, China, Nov. 13-14, 2010
[3]Wang Y.H., Wang B.S., Chen Q.Y. Collaborative treatment of wastewater by cathodic and anodic reactions in microbial fuel cells. The 274th Workshop of China Association of Science and Technology for Young Scientists. Guangzhou, China, Dec.3-5, 2010.
 
2009
[1]Wang Y. H., Chen Qing-Yun, Zhou Zhe and Kuang Jun-Yao, Novel nickel and antimony doped tin oxide coated titanium electrode applications in waste water treatment, International Conference on Environment Simulation and Pollution Control, Beijing, China, Nov.13-14, 2009.
[2]Wang Y. H., Geng X., Zhou Z. and Chen Q.Y., The effect of drying time on the antimony doped tin dioxide coated titanium electrode, The 3rd IWA-ASPIRE Conference & Exhibition, Taipei, China, Oct. 18-22, 2009.
[3]Wang Y. H., Zhou Z., Shi D. D. and Chen Q. Y., Phenol degradation on novel nickel-antimony doped tin dioxide electrode, The 3rd IWA-ASPIRE Conference & Exhibition, Taipei, China, Oct. 18-22, 2009.
 
Before 2008
[1]Wang Y. H., Chan K.Y. and Li X. Y., The degradation mechanism for antimony and nickel doped tin oxide electrode, 4th International Conference on Environmental Science & Technology, Houston, Jul.28-30, 2008.
[2]Zhou H. H., Wang Y. H., Wang B., Cui Y. H., Li X. Y., Chan K. Y., Efficient electrochemical genenration of ozone from water with a novel electrode material, 214th ECS meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, Oct. 12-17, 2008.
[3]Chan K. Y., Wang Y. H., Wang B., Cui Y. H., Li X. Y.,Efficient electrochemical ozone generation from water with a novel electrode material. 2007 AIChE annual meeting, conference proceedings, page 8, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, Nov.4-9, 2007.
[4]Zhou H. H., Wang Y. H., Chan C., Cui Y. H., Chan K. Y., Li X. Y., Efficienct electrochemical generation of ozone from water on doped tin oxide electrode. International Symposium of Safe and Sustainable Water, Hong Kong, Jan. 2007.
[5]Wang Y. H., Chan K. Y. and Li X. Y., Degradation of chlorophenols on doped tin oxide electrode, 2005 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec. 15-18, 2005.
[6]Chan K. Y., Wang Y. H., Cheng S. A. and Li X. Y., Efficient electrolytic generation of ozone in water by doped tin oxide for advanced oxidation applications, 2005 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec. 15-18, 2005.
[7]Wang Y. H., Cheng S. A. and Chan K. Y., Ozone generation on tin oxide based electrode materials, 12th Symposium on Chemistry Postgraduate Research in Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, Apr. 23, 2005.
[8]Wang Y. H., Chan K. Y. and Cheng S. A., Generating hydrogen peroxide by oxygen reduction on gas diffusion electrode, 10th Symposium on Chemistry Postgraduate Research in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Mar. 22, 2003. 
 
Books and chapters:
[1]Wang Y.H., Chen Q Y, Li G and Li X L. Anodic materials with high energy efficiency for electrochemical oxidation of toxic organics in waste water. A chapter in Industrial Waste(ISBN:979-953-307-543-2) Edited by Show K.Y., Intech Publishing, Croatia, 2012.
[2]Wang Y.H., Yang S.C., Liang J.D., Zhang Y. Experiments for Water Pollution Control Engineering (ISBN:978-7-5605-5376-4). Xi’an Jiaotong University Press, Xi’an China, 2013 (Chief Editor).
[3]Zhao J.L., Wang Y.H., Chen Q.Y. Environmental Organic Chemistry. Xi’an Jiaotong University Press, Xi’an China, 2014. (Associate Editor, to be published)