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Wen's Research Group
Wen Zhang, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Phone: (973) 596-5520
Fax: (973) 596-5790
Office Location: Colton Hall 211
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Mar. 2022: Congratulations! Dr. Zhang’s research group recently received a grant from Bureau of Reclamation’s Desalination and Water Purification Research Program.
Jul. 2022: Elucidating Facet Dependent Electronic and Electrochemical Properties of Cu2O Nanocrystals using AFM/SCEM and DFT.
Apr. 2022: Congragulations to my Ph.D. student, Xiaonan Shi (co- advised by Dr. Taha Marhaba),
for her successful dissertation defense on 04-15-2022.
Aug. 2022: Dr. Zhang’s research group recently received a grant from the US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR)’s Desalination and Water Purification Research Grant
Sep. 2022: Lifetime Prediction of Non-woven Face Masks in Ocean and Contributions to Microplastics and Dissolved Organic Carbon
Jul. 2022: Dr. Zhang’ group successfully co-organized/participated the CAPEES Workshop and Banquet events at AEESP in June 2022.
Mar. 2022: Congratulations! Dr. Zhang’s research group recently received an EPA P3 Phase II grant.
Jun. 2022: Our NJDEP project continues to explore the use of a multifunctional boat to mechanically remove harmful algae in NJ lakes and mitigate bloom impacts in the summer.
Feb. 2022: Photo irradiation of BPA-free Baby Bottles could still leach out toxic chemicals such as microplastics and Bisphenol S.
Jul. 2022: High school intern Saachi Kuthari achieved national recognition and awards with the research conducted with us.
Jul. 2022: Electrocatalytic Upcycling of Nitrate Wastewater to Ammonia Fertilizer via Electrified Membrane.
Aug. 2022: Summer internship and outreach.
Mar. 2022: ROS-mediated photoaging pathways of nano- and micro-plastic particles under UV irradiation.
Dec. 2022: Dr. Zhang’s plenary talk at Environmental Symposium to Tackle Climate Change and Planetary, Human Health
Dec. 2022: Upcycling wastewater nitrate into ammonia fertilizer via concurrent electrocatalysis and membrane extraction
Apr. 2022: Congragulations to Lucia's Ph.D. student, Bo Deng, for her successful dissertation
defense on 04-14-2022.
Apr. 2022: Congragulations to Dr. Lisa Axe's Ph.D. student, Xin Yin, for her successful dissertation
defense on 04-26-2022.
May. 2022: Congratulations! Our undergraduate student, Samuel Solomon, was awarded 2022 ENVR Undergraduate Student Award.
Oct. 2022: Enhanced Microcystis Aeruginosa removal and novel flocculation mechanisms using a novel continuous co-coagulation flotation (CCF)
Jan. 2022: CEE PhD student, Shan Xue, received the 2021 Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry (ENVR) Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Nov. 2022: Dr. Zhang’s patent, Microwave-assisted Antifouling Membrane Filtration System, was recognized for the 2022 Edison Patent Award!
Dec. 2022: Congratulations to Qingquan Ma for successfully defending his PhD dissertation!
Aug. 2022: Branch Brook Lake workshop.
Dec. 2022: Removal of Microcystis aeruginosa and microcystin-LR using chitosan (CTS)-modified cellulose fibers and ferric chloride
Oct. 2022: Dr. Zhang’ group successfully co-organized/participated the workshop on algal bloom mitigation and algal biotechnology for sustainable New Jersey
Sep. 2022: Electrochemical Aging and Halogen Oxides Formation on Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) and Fe3O4@g-C3N4 coated Conductive Membranes.
Apr. 2022: Congragulations to Ashley Kate, a biology major undergraduate student, for winning the
summer research fellowship to work with us on the project of High-efficient inactivation of airborne
viruses using a microwave catalytic air filtration system.
Apr. 2022: Nanobubble Watering Affects Nutrient Release and Soil Characteristics.
Dec. 2022: Dr. Zhang was invited to participate a panel discussion at the 2022 NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantees Conference: Nanotechnology for Sustainable Society.
Mar. 2022: Congratulations! Jianan Gao received 2022 Heh-Won Chang, PhD Fellowship in Green Chemistry award from the ACS Green Chemistry Institute!
Dec. 2022: Dr. Zhang was invited to give a lecture for the Governor’s STEM Scholars at Rowan University.
May. 2022: Xiaonan Shi, was officially hooded on stage during the ceremony by one of her co-advisors, Prof. Wen Zhang, on May 11th, 2022.
Jan. 2022: CEE PhD student, Jianan Gao, received the 2021 Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry (ENVR) Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
May. 2022: Dr. Zhang’s research group was recently awarded two research grants from The United States Geological Survey (USGS) via NJWRRI.
Aug. 2022: Dr. Zhang’s research group recently received an EPA P3 Phase II grant (award#: 84041901).
Jul. 2022: Dr. Zhang’ group member, Shan Xue, delivered a poster at Gordon Research Conference on Nanoscale Science and Engineering for Agriculture and Food Systems.
Jan. 2022: Water and Nutrients Recovery from Synthetic Source-separated Human Urine using AGMD.
Sep. 2022: Dr. Zhang’s research group recently received the U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF)’s funding Grant.
Dec. 2022: Dr. Zhang group received NJIT’s 2022 Technology Innovation Translation and Acceleration (TITA) Program Funding ($75,000) for developing high-efficient inactivation of airborne viruses using a microwave-enabled air filtration system