May. 2020: Congratulations! Xiaonan Shi received the 2020 John J. Lagrosa Award from NJWEA!

Jan. 2021: Dr. Zhang’s  group is awarded $500,000 from NJDEP to work in partnerships with MERI and BRISEA Inc. to design and launch a mobile floating platform to mechanically remove and mitigate harmful algal blooms (HABs) at Branch Brook Lake and Deal Lake.

Feb. 2020: Dr. Zhang’s research group was awarded two grants from the U.S. Department of Interior.

Jul. 2020: Fangzhou Liu, published his first article on microwave assisted membrane filtration technology!

Sep. 2020: Congratulations! Dr. Wen Zhang  recently received an NSF Grant (award ID: 2016472)!

2020

​​​May. 2019: Congratulations to Xiaonan and Leqi  for winning the Second Place and the First Place in the Student Research Poster Competition of the NJWEA 104th Conference, respectively!

​​​Mar. 2019: Congratulations to Wanyi  for successfully defending her dissertation!

Oct. 2020: UV-induced aggregation of polystyrene nanoplastics.

Nov. 2019: Four group members attended the 2019 Eastern Analytical Symposium. 


Jul. 2020: Congratulations! Prof. Wen Zhang’s team received their third granted US patent !

Aug. 2020: Four students from Dr. Zhang's group working on  NJWRRI project  of assessing the spent lithium-ion batteries on surface water, soil, and landfill leachate quality.

Feb. 2021: Probing Surface Electrochemical Activity of Nanomaterials using a Hybrid Atomic Force Microscope-Scanning Electrochemical Microscope (AFM-SECM).

Dec. 2019: Three group members' (Xiaonan Shi, Qingquan Ma, Leqi Lin) proposals are funded by  NJWRRI with $5000, respectively. 

2019

Feb. 2021: Probing Internal Pressures and Long-term Stability of Nanobubbles in Water.

Apr. 2020: Congratulations to Fangzhou Liu for successfully defending his master’s thesis!

10. 2018    2nd Workshop on Emerging Contaminants and Water Treatment Technologies                      at the Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) in Totowa, New Jersey 

May. 2019: Microwave-enhanced Membrane Filtration for PFOA Degradation.

Jul. 2020: Dr. Zhang’s research group received the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)’s People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Program Phase 2 Award!

08. 2018    Nanobubbles: A Sustainable Solution for Water Treatment and Agricultural                              Applications


05. 2018    Wanyi Fu Wins the Student Award from the NJ Water Environment Association


​​​Mar. 2019: Congratulations to Leqi  for winning the Third Place in AWWA NJ 84rd Annual Conference!

05. 2018    Wanyi Fu Awarded CEE Doctoral Excellence Award


Jan. 2021: Experimental and Computational Assessment of 1,4-Dioxane Degradation in a Photo-Fenton Reactive Ceramic Membrane Filtration Process.

Feb. 2019: A news about our MW-enhanced membrane filtration system is published in PR Newswire. Please check it out!

Feb. 2019: Congratulations on Dr. Wen Zhang for being recommended to receive an Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) competitive Grants Program Awards($469,999)! 

07. 2018    Microwave-enhanced membrane filtration technology for water treatment


Jan. 2021: Congratulations!

Zhang’s group  is awarded 

$500,000 from NJDEP to work in partnerships with MERI and BRISEA Inc. 

Mar. 2020: Congratulations to Jianan Gao, Shan Xue, and Xiaonan Shi on the well-deserved awards!

More

07. 2018    Environmental Engineering Doctoral Student Likun Hua Receives $31,000 NSF                        INTERN Grant

Jan. 2021: Recovery of Lithium and Cobalt from Spent Lithium Ion Batteries Using Organic Aqua Regia (OAR): Assessment of Leaching Kinetics and Global Warming Potentials.

Jul. 2020: Dr. Weihua Qing published a historical perspective article on functional catalytic membrane development!

Jan. 2020: "Traditional Knowledge Important for Survival ", Dr. Wen Zhang hosted a climate change workshop successfully.

2018

Nov. 2020: An experimental case study on forum-based online teaching to improve student’s engagement and motivation in higher education.

Nov. 2019: Congratulations to  Leqi  for winning the Second Place in 2019 NJIT-GSA.

 Wen's Research Group​

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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Jun. 2020: Congratulations! Dr. Wanyi Fu receives the Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad Award of China’s goverment!

03. 2018    Likun and Xiaonan attended the AWWA NJ 83rd Annual Conference and won                            the First and Second Place in the competition, respectively


2021

Sep. 2020: Congratulations! Dr.  Zhang's  research group received two  EPA Phase I Awards.

Jan.2020: Dr. Zhang received appointment as associate editor for Journal of Environmental and Chemical Engineering. 

Feb. 2021: CEE PhD student, Xiaonan Shi, received the 2020 Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry (ENVR) Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS)

Aug. 2020: Congratulations! Dr. Wen Zhang  recently received an NSF Grant (award ID: 2025374)!

Explore the Nano World 

Sep. 2020: Congratulations! 

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

Sep. 2020: Adsorption of water pollutants on microplastics slows down their photodegradation.

Jul. 2020: Congratulations! Environmental Engineering Doctoral Student Xiaonan Shi and Qingquan Ma  Received $55,000NSF INTERN Grant!

Mar. 2020: Dr. Wen Zhang's second US patent was granted: Microwave-assisted Reactive and Antifouling Membrane Filtration.

04. 2018    Leidy Manzueta Received Techquest Third Place Award


Jun. 2019: Two Teams attend the 2019 EPA’s National Student Design Competition! 

Apr. 2020: Congratulations to Leqi Lin for successfully defending her master’s thesis!

Feb. 2021: Fangzhou Liu received the Modern-day Techonology Leader Award at the 2021 BEYA STEM Global Competitiveness Conference.

Sep. 2020: Congratulations! 

Dr. Zhang' received an new NSF Grant.

Jul. 2020: Dr. Zhang’s research group was recently awarded four research grants from the The United States Geological Survey (USGS) via The New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute (NJWRRI)!