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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Ahmed K Ahmed
Former PhD student

Graduate in December 2017
Now assistant professor at Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt

Fangzhou Liu

Ph.D student, Fall 2020-Present

M.S. Civil and Environmental  Engineering, NJIT, 2020

B.S., Environmental Engineering, Henan University of Science and Technology, 2018

Present Ph.D Students

Yihan Zhang

Ph.D. Student, Spring 2021 --Present

M.S., Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2020 

B.S.,  Drainage and Water Supply Engineering, Tongji University, 2019  

Nanobubble, Biofilm, Site Remediation

Dr. Michael Agbakpe
Former Ph.D student

Now postdoctoral researcher and adjunct instructor
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2015

Jiahe Zhang

Ph.D. Student, Fall 2023 -Present
M.S., Environmental Modelling, University College London, 2022
B.S., Environmental Science and Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, 2021

Jianan Gao

Ph.D student, Fall 2020-Present

M.S. Municipal Engineering, Qingdao University of Technology, 2020
B.S. Water Supply and Drainage Science and Engineering, Qingdao University of Technology, 2017

Membrane reactor, Catalytic membrane, Membrane filtration

Previous Ph.D Students

Guangyu Zhu

Ph.D student, Fall 2022-Present

M.S., Environmental Engineering, University of Vermont, 2020

M.S., Environmental Management, Samford Univeristy, 2014
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Shanghai University of Electric Power, 2012

Omniphobic membrane for membrane distillation 

Dr. Liyuan Kuang

Former PhD student

Now postdoctoral researcher 
Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2016

Shaobin Sun
Ph.D. Student, Civil Engineering,

Beijing Jiaotong University, China
B.S., Environmental Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, China

Jingru Wei

Ph.D. Student, Fall 2023 -Present
M.S., Environmental Engineering and Sciences, University of Florida, 2023

B.S., Environmental Science, Yanbian University, 2020

Lili Li

Ph.D student, Spring 2023-Present

Candidate Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dr. Wanyi Fu

Former Ph.D. student

Now postdoctoral in Tsinghua University

Ph.D., Environmental Engineering,  NJIT, 2019

Dr. Likun Hua

Former Ph.D.student

Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, NJIT, 2019

Xiaonan Shi
Ph.D Candidate, 2017 Fall - Present
B.S. Environmental Engineering, Shandong University, 2012

Nanobubbles, AFM-SECM, Membrane technology

Email: xs98@njit.edu

Google Scholar

Xiaoyu Wang

Visiting Ph.D. Student, 2019 Fall--2021 spring

M.S., Environmental Engineering, Beijing Forestry University, 2018

B.S.,  Environmental Engineering, Hebei University, 2014

Magnetic materials, Algal separation, Membrane Filtration

Chunzhao Chen
Visiting Ph.D. student,

2018 Fall - 2019 Fall
Environmental Engineering, Tongji University, China

Zhifeng Hu

Visiting Ph.D. student, 2019 Fall—2021 spring

B.S. Water Supply and Drainage Science & Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, 2016
Organic-limited wastewater treatment,

Water ecological restoration, Membrane distillation