Explore the Nano World 

Wen Zhang

Principal Investigator
Associate Professor

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

Office Location: Colton Hall 211

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Dr. Zhang’s research group recently received the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)’s People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Program Phase 2 Award to support the research of Reactive Nanobubble Systems for Efficient and Scalable Harmful Algae and Cyanotoxin Removal

This project aims to develop and implement an innovative green process using reactive nanobubbles (NBs) that promote rapid oxidation and decomposition of organic water pollutants and algal biomass. This new process holds potential to be implemented for water disinfection and pollutant removal, and water remediation. Especially, the project leads to integrated and scalable engineered processes of reactive NBs to tackle several pressing micropollution challenges caused by HABs and cyanotoxins in impaired water bodies. The results will not only provide fundamental guidelines as to the rational design of reactive NBs, but also leads to an avenue for the transformative and sustainable applications in many fields of water treatment and purification.

Sep. 2020: Congratulations! 

Dr. Zhang' received an new NSF Grant.

Sep. 2020: Congratulations! 

Dr. Zhang's  group received two  EPA Phase I Awards.

 Wen's Research Group​

Jul. 2020: Congratulations! 

Xiaonan and Qingquan received $55,000 NSF INTERN Grant.