Explore the Nano World 

 Wen's Research Group​

Wen Zhang, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE

Principal Investigator

Phone: (973) 596-5520 
Fax: (973) 596-5790
Email: wen.zhang@njit.edu

Office Location: Colton Hall 211

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November. 2023: Nanobubble foam project

November. 2023:  IWA resource recovery

November. 2023: Dr. Jason He's graduate seminar presentation

October. 2023: Dr. William Arnold visit

October. 2023: Northeast I-Corps Hub---Northeast Regional I-Corps Hub Poster networking  

October. 2023: PNT at Propolify exhibition---Harnessing the Power of Tiny Bubbles

September. 2023: Revolutionizing Water & Air Filtration with Microwaves

September. 2023: Shan Xue's paper: Air Nanobubble Water Improves Plant Uptake and Tolerance toward Cadmium in Phytoremediation

September. 2023: Community Engagement: Our Team Takes Initiative in Combating Harmful Algal Blooms at Cozy Lake

​August. 2023: Summer research mentorship

August. 2023: Shan Xue's STOTEN paper​​

August. 2023: Two new members of Ph.D. students to join Zhang's group this fall in 2023​​

August. 2023: Ph.D. Candidate, Jianan Gao, delivered an invited talk at the C. Ellen Gonter Environmental Chemistry Award reception of the 2023 ACS Fall Meeting.

August. 2023: Devising reactive ozone nanobubbles to abate harmful algal biomass (HAB).

June. 2023: CEE PhD student, Jianan Gao, received the 2023 Kenneth S. Stoller Award and 2023 CAPEES Founding President Best Paper Award.

June. 2023:  Dr. Zhang returned to Tsinghua University for the home-coming event of the 112 anniversaries. 

June. 2023: Dr. Zhang’s doctoral student, Yihan Zhang, delivered a poster at 2023 Gordon Research Conference on Environmental Nanotechnology.

May. 2023:  Qingquan graduation

May. 2023:  Jianan made an invited talks at 243rd Electrochemical Society Meeting.

May. 2023:  Electrosorption, Desorption and Oxidation of Perfluoroalkyl Carboxylic Acids PFCAs) via MXene-based Electrocatalytic Membranes.

May. 2023: Summer Research Internship kick-off.

Apr. 2023: Joint AAEES Workshop - "Engineering Professional Licensure and Certification: Essential College Training and Design Experiences" and AEESP Distinguished Lecturer.

Apr. 2023: Dr. Wen Zhang’s team has been awarded a DOE subcontract project through the University of Maryland on Photosynthesis-driven microalgal system to mitigate carbon dioxide emission from power plant flue gases. 

Apr. 2023: CEE PhD student, Jianan Gao, received the 2023 Gonter Research Paper Award in Environmental Chemistry (ENVR) Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS).  

Apr. 2023: Dr. Wen Zhang and Fangzhou Liu have won the 2023 Grand Prize for University Research in the AAEES Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Competition.

Mar. 2023: Two doctoral students made invited talks at 2023 AWWA NJ ANNUAL CONFERENCE.

Mar. 2023: Nanoscale Hydrophobicity and Electrochemical Mapping Provides Insights into Facet Dependent Silver Nanoparticle Dissolution.

Mar. 2023:  A new visiting Ph.D. student, Lili Li, has joined Dr. Wen Zhang’s group to conduct 2-year study Distinguished Lecturer.

Mar. 2023:  NJIT and Israeli Engineers Create Clean Water Tech with Added Industrial Benefit.

​Feb. 2023The New Jersey Institute of Technology Team Establishes a Research Partnership with the USDA to Study Nanobubble Technology for Local Farmers under funding support from Environmental Protection Agency Pollution Prevention (P2) program

Jan.2023: Zhang's group recently published a paper in Advanced Energy Materials about Decoupling Electron- and Phase-Transfer Processes to Enhance Electrochemical
Nitrate-to-Ammonia Conversion