清华大学环境学院

School of Environment

 

Name:
LIANG Peng
Division:Division of Water Environment
Position:Associate Professor
Address:
School Of Environment
Telephone:
(86)-10-62796790
E-mail:
liangpeng@tsinghua.edu.cn

Education background

Ph.D. in Environment Science & Engineering, Jan. 2005, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

B.S. in Environment Engineering, July 2000, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Experience

2010-present   Associate Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University

2012-2013       Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

2006-2010      Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

2005-2006      Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

Teaching Experience

Lecture, Associate professor (2006-present), Tsinghua University

40050343 Water and Wastewater Treatment Engineering Design

40050222 Site Practice for Water and Wastewater Treatment Engineering

40050455 Water and Wastewater Treatment Engineering

70050293 Wastewater and Drinking Water Treatment

30050223 Environmental Problems and Solutions

S1510021 Exploration to Scientific Research of Laboratory

Concurrent Academic

Reviewer panel for China National Nature Science Foundation, and Air and Water Conservation Fund of National Geographic Society (USA)

Invited peer reviewer for the journals of: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Applied Materials & Interfaces, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, Bioresource Technology, Chemsuschem, Desalination, Electrochimica Acta, Electrochemistry Communications, Energy & Environmental Science, Environmental Science & Technology, Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering, Journal of Membrane Science, Journal of Power Sources, Journal of Biotechnology, Separation and Purification Technology, Water Research, Scientific Reports,

Editor in charge of Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering.

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

The primary research interest lies in the development of novel wastewater treatment technologies to recover water, energy, nutrients, and value-added products from wastewater. Previous and current research topics include:

(1) Advanced wastewater treatment for water reuse, including sulfur autotrophic denitrification, denitrification-dependent anaerobic methane oxidation, phosphate adsorption and desalination;

(2) Energy recovery and in-situ utilization, including electricity generation by microbial fuel cells or reverse electrodialysis, microbial desalination cells, and bio-cathode microbial fuel cells for wastewater denitrification;

(3) Nutrient recovery, in particular the adsorption of ammonium, nitrate and phosphate in waste streams using capacitive deionization or ion exchange technologies;

(4) Value-added products, including the production and purification of methane, hydrogen and organic acids by advanced environmental biotechnologies and microbial electrochemical technologies.

Research Status

1. Water Pollution Control, Excellent Young Scientist Program of the National Nature Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 2015-2017, PI;

2. Optimizing the Operation of Drainage Systems in Industry Zones, Special Science & Technology Project on Treatment and Control of Water Pollution, 2014-2016, Co-PI;

3. Mechanism of the Novel Process for Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation, Key Program of NSFC, 2013-2017, Co-PI;

4. Electrogenic Biofilms under Various Transient States, General Program of NSFC, 2013-2016, PI;

5. Transient-State Bioelectro-chemical Systems for Water Desalination, Tsinghua University Initiative Scientific Research Program, 2013-2015, PI;

6. Cooperative Study on New Technologies for Wastewater Treatment, International Science & Technology Cooperation Program of China, 2013-2015, Co-PI;

7. Novel Wastewater Treatment Technologies Based on Microbial fuel cells, International Science & Technology Cooperation Program of China, 2013-2015, Co-PI;

8. Key Technologies of Microbial Fuel Cell, National High-Tech Research and Development Program of China (863 Program), 2011-2015, PI;

9. Optimizing the Operation of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants at the Regional Scale, Special Science & Technology Project on Treatment and Control of Water Pollution, 2011-2015, Co-PI;

10. Regulation of Bio-cathodes in Bioelectrochemical Systems, General Program of NSFC, 2010-2012, PI;

11. Simultaneous Nitrogen Removal by Oxic/Anoxic-Biocathode Microbial Fuel Cells, National High-Tech Research and Development Program of China (863 Program), 2009-2011, Co-PI;

12. Using Carbon Nanotubes to Enhance the Electricity Generation of MFCs, Ph.D. Programs Foundation of Ministry of Education of China, 2009-2010, PI;

13. Water Environmental Protection in Rapid Urbanization Areas, Special Science & Technology Project on Treatment and Control of Water Pollution, 2008-2010, Co-PI;

14. Electricity Generation and Denitrification by Two-Cylinder Microbial Fuel cells, National High-Tech Research and Development Program of China(863 Program), 2006-2009, Co-PI.

Honors And Awards

Outstanding Faculty of the University, Tsinghua University (2014)

Teaching Skill Competition Award (2nd Prize), Tsinghua University (2014)

Outstanding Faculty of the School of Environment, Tsinghua University (2010, 2011)

Award for Teaching Achievement, Tsinghua University (2010)

National-Level Excellent Courses (2009, 2010)

Best Technology Paper on the journal of Environmental Science & Technology (2009)

Outstanding Young Scholar Award, Chinese Environmental Science Society (2008)

Outstanding Presentation Award, Japan Society on Water Environment (2008)

Excellent Postdoc Award, Tsinghua University (2007)

Academic Achievement

Papers in English

1. Zhang C., Liang P.*, Jiang Y., Huang X. (2015) Enhanced power generation of microbial fuel cell using manganese dioxide-coated anode in flow-through mode. Journal of Power Sources. 273: 580-583.

2. Zuo K., Liu H., Zhang Q., Liang P., Huang X., Vecities D. (2015) A single-use paper-shaped microbial fuel cell for rapid aqueous biosensing. Chemsuschem. 8: 2035-2040.

3. Lu Z., Girguis P., Liang P., Shi S., Huang G., Cai K., Zhang L. Biological capacitance studies of anodes in microbial fuel cells using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 38: 1325-1333.

4. Mo Y., Xiao K., Liang P., Huang X. (2015) Effect of nanofiltration membrane surface fouling on organic micro-pollutants rejection: the roles of aqueous transport and solid transport. Desalination. 367: 103-111.

5. Zhang J., Satti A., Chen X., Xiao K., Sun J., Yan X., Liang P., Zhang X., Huang X. (2015) Low-voltage electric field applied into MBR for fouling suppression: performance and mechanisms. Chemical Engineering Journal. 273: 223-230.

6. Jiang Y., Liang P.*, Zhang C. (2015) Enhancing the response of microbial fuel cell based toxicity sensors to Cu(II) with the applying of flow-through electrodes and controlled anode potentials. Bioresource Technology. 190: 367-372.

7. Liang P., Yuan L., Yang X. (2015) Influence of circuit arrangement on the performance of a microbial fuel cell driven capacitive deionization (MFC-CDI) system Desalination. 369: 68-74.

8. Wu S., Liang P.*, Zhang C., Li H., Zuo K., Huang X. (2015) Enhanced performance of microbial fuel cell at low substrate concentrations by adsorptive anode. Electrochimica Acta. 161: 245-251.

9. Zuo K., Liang S., Liang P.*, Zhou X., Sun D., Zhang X., Huang X. (2015) Carbon filtration cathode in microbial fuel cell to enhance wastewater treatment. Bioresource Technology. 185: 426-430.

10. Yan X., Xiao K., Liang S., Lei T., Liang P., Xue T., Huang X. (2015) Hydraulic optimization of membrane bioreactor via baffle modification using computational fluid dynamics. Bioresource Technology. 175: 633-637.

11. Wang S., Liang P.*, Wu Z., Su F., Yuan L., Sun Y., Huang X. (2015) Mixed sulfur-iron particles packed reactor for simultaneous advanced removal of nitrogen and phosphorus from secondary effluent. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 22 (1): 415-424.

12. Sun J. Y., Xiao K., Mo Y. H., Liang P.*, Shen Y. X., Zhu N. W., Huang X. (2014) Seasonal characteristics of supernatant organics and its effect on membrane fouling in a full-scale membrane bioreactor. Journal of Membrane Science. 453: 168-174.

13. Sun, Y., Shen, Y. X., Liang, P., Zhou, J., Yang, Y., Huang X. (2014) Linkages between microbial functional potential and wastewater constituents in large-scale membrane bioreactors for municipal wastewater treatment. Water Research. 56: 162-171.

14. Xiao K., Sun J., Mo Y., Fang Z., Liang P., Huang X., Ma B. (2014) Effect of membrane pore morphology on microfiltration organic fouling: PTFE/PVDF blend membranes compared with PVDF membranes. Desalination. 343: 217-225.

15. Liang S., Xiao K., Wu J., Liang P., Huang X. (2014) Mechanism of membrane filterability amelioration via tuning mixed liquor property by pre-ozonation. Journal of Membrane Science. 454: 111-118.

16. Xiao K., Shen Y. X., Liang S., Liang P., Wang X. M., Huang X. (2014) A systematic analysis of fouling evolution and irreversibility behaviors of MBR supernatant hydrophilic/hydrophobic fractions during microfiltration. Journal of Membrane Science. 467: 206-216.

17. Zhang J., Xiao K., Liang P., Waite T. D., Huang X. (2014) Electrically released iron for fouling control in membrane bioreactors: A double-edged sword? Desalination. 347: 10-14.

18. Zuo K. C., Cai J. X., Liang S., Wu S., Zhang C., Liang P.*, Huang X. (2014) A ten liter stacked microbial desalination cell packed with mixed ion-exchange resins for secondary effluent desalination. Environmental Science & Technology. 48 (16): 9917-9924.

19. Liang P., Yuan L. L., Yang X. F., Huang X. Zhou S. J. (2013) Coupling Ion-exchangers with Inexpensive Activated Carbon Fiber Electrodes to Enhance the Performance of Capacitive Deionization Cells for Domestic Wastewater Desalination. Water Research. 47: 2523-2530.

20. Liang P., Yuan L. L., Wu W. L., Yang X. F., Huang X. (2013) Enhanced performance of bio-cathode microbial fuel cells with the applying of transient-state operation modes. Bioresource Technology. 147: 228-233.

21. Liang P., Wei J. C., Li M., Huang X. (2013) Scaling up a novel denitrifying microbial fuel cell with an oxic-anoxic two stage biocathode. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering. 7 (6): 913-919.

22. Zuo K. C., Yuan L. L., Wei J. C., Liang P.*, Huang X. (2013) Competitive migration behaviors of multiple ions and their impacts on ion-exchange resin packed microbial desalination cell. Bioresource Technology. 146: 637-642.

23. Xia X., Zhang F., Zhang X. Y., Liang P., Huang X, Logan B. E. (2013) Use of pyrolyzed iron ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid modified activated carbon as air-cathode catalyst in microbial fuel cells. Applied Materials & Interfaces. 5 (16): 7862-7866.

24. Ren S. T., Xia X., Yuan L. L., Liang P.*, Huang X. (2013) Enhancing charge harvest from microbial fuel cells by controlling the charging and discharging frequency of capacitors. Bioresource Technology. 146: 812-815.

25. Xia X., Tokash J. C. , Zhang F, Liang P., Huang X, Logan B. E. (2013) Oxygen-reducing biocathodes operating with passive oxygen transfer in microbial fuel cells. Environmental Science & Technology. 47 (4): 2085-2091.

26. Zhang X. Y., Liang P., Shi J., Wei J. C., Huang X. (2013) Using a glass fiber separator in a single-chamber air-cathode microbial fuel cell shortens start-up time and improves anode performance at ambient and mesophilic temperatures. Bioresource Technology. 130: 529-535.

27. Zhang X. Y., Shi J., Liang P., Wei J. C., Huang X., Zhang C. Y., Logan B. E. (2013) Power generation by packed-bed air-cathode microbial fuel cells. Bioresource Technology. 142: 109-114.

28. Luo X., Nam J. Y., Zhang F., Zhang X. Y., Liang P., Huang X., Logan B. E. (2013) Optimization of membrane stack configuration for efficient hydrogen production in microbial reverse-electrodialysis electrolysis cells coupled with thermolytic solutions. Bioresource Technology. 140: 399-405.

29. Shen Y. X., Xiao K., Liang P., Ma Y. W., Huang X. (2013) Improvement on the modified Lowry method against interference of divalent cations in soluble protein measurement. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 97 (9): 4167-4178.

30. Shen Y. X., Xiao K., Liang P., Sun J. Y., Shai S. J., Huang X. (2012) Characterization of soluble microbial products in 10 large-scale membrane bioreactors for municipal wastewater treatment in China. Journal of Membrane Science. 415-416: 336-345.

31. Xia X., Sun Y. M., Liang P.*, Huang X. (2012) Long-term effect of set potential on biocathodes in microbial fuel cell: electrochemical and phylogenetic characterization. Bioresource Technology. 120: 26-33.

32. Yuan L. L., Yang X. F. Liang P.*, Wang L. Huang Z. H. Wei J. C., Huang X. (2012) Capacitive deionization coupled with microbial fuel cells to desalinate low-concentration salt water. Bioresource Technology. 110: 735-738.

33. Wei J. C., Liang P., Zuo K. C., Cao X. X., Huang X. (2012) Carbonization and activation of inexpensive semicoke-packed electrodes to enhance power generation of microbial fuel cells. ChemsusChem. 5 (6): 1065-1070.

34. Morel A., Zuo K., Xia X., Wei J. C., Luo X., Liang P.*, Huang X. (2012) Microbial desalination cells packed with ion-exchange resin to enhance water desalination rate. Bioresource Technology. 118: 43-48.

35. Luo X., Cao X. X., Mo Y. H., Xiao K., Zhang X. Y., Liang P.*, Huang X. (2012) Power generation by coupling reverse electrodialysis and ammonium bicarbonate: Implication for recovery of waste heat. Electrochemistry Communications. 19: 25-28.

36. Chen X., Liang P., Wei Z. M., Zhang X. Y., Huang X. (2012) Sustainable water desalination and electricity generation in a separator coupled stacked microbial desalination cell with buffer free electrolyte circulation. Bioresource Technology. 119: 88-93.

37. Liang P., Wu W., Wei J., Yuan L., Xia X., Huang X. (2011) Alternate charging and discharging of capacitor to enhance the electron production of bioelectrochemical systems. Environmental Science & Technology. 45 (15): 6647-6653.

38. Liang P., Wang H., Xia X., Huang X., Mo Y. H., Cao X. X., Fan M. Z. (2011) Carbon nanotube powders as electrode modifier to enhance the activity of anodic biofilm in microbial fuel cells. Biosensor & Bioelectronics. 26 (6): 3000-3004.

39. Chen X., Xia X., Liang P., Cao X. X., Sun H. T., Huang X. (2011) Stacked microbial desalination cells to enhance water desalination efficiency. Environmental Science & Technology. 45 (6): 2465-1470.

40. Sun Y., Wei J., Liang P., Huang X. (2011) Electricity generation and microbial community changes in microbial fuel cells packed with different anodic materials. Bioresource Technology. 102 (23): 10886-10891.

41. Wang L., Liang P., Zhang J., Huang X. (2011) Activity and stability of pyrolyzed iron ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid as cathode catalyst in microbial fuel cells. Bioresource Technology. 102 (8): 5093-5097.

42. Wei J., Liang P., Huang X. (2011) Recent progress in electrodes for microbial fuel cells. Bioresource Technology. 102 (20): 9335-9344.

43. Wei J., Liang P., Cao X., Huang X. (2011) Use of inexpensive semicoke and activated carbon as biocathode in microbial fuel cells. Bioresource Technology. 102 (22): 10431-10435.

44. Xie S., Liang P., Chen Y., Chen Y., Xia X., Huang X. (2011) Simultaneous carbon and nitrogen removal using an oxic/anoxic-biocathode microbial fuel cells coupled system. Bioresource Technology. 102 (1): 348-354.

45. Zhang X., Cheng S., Liang P., Huang X., Logan B. E. (2011) Scalable air cathode microbial fuel cells using glass fiber separators, plastic mesh supporters, and graphite fiber brush anodes. Bioresource Technology. 102 (1): 372-375.

46. Zhang X., Sun H., Liang P., Huang X., Chen X., Logan B. E. (2011) Air-cathode structure optimization in separator-coupled microbial fuel cells. Biosensors & Bioelectronics. 30 (1): 267-271.

47. Xia X., Cao X., Liang P., et al. (2010) Electricity generation from glucose by a Klebsiella sp in microbial fuel cells. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 87 (1): 383-390.

48. Wei J., Liang P., Cao X., Huang X. (2010) A New Insight into Potential Regulation on Growth and Power Generation of Geobacter sulfurreducens in Microbial Fuel Cells Based on Energy Viewpoint. Environmental Science & Technology. 44 (8): 3187-3191.

49. Mo Y., Liang P., Huang X., Wang H., Cao X. (2009) Enhancing the stability of power generation of single-chamber microbial fuel cells using an anion exchange membrane. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 84 (12): 1767-1772.

50. Cao X., Huang X., Zhang X., Liang P., Fan M. (2009) A mini-microbial fuel cell for voltage testing of exoelectrogenic bacteria. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering in China. 3 (3): 307-312.

51. Cao X., Huang X., Liang P., Xiao K., Zhou Y., Zhang X., Logan B. E. (2009) A new method for water desalination using microbial desalination cells. Environmental Science & Technology. 43 (18): 7148-7152.

52. Cao X., Fan M., Liang P., Huang X. (2009) Effects of anode potential on the electricity generation performance of Geobacter Sulfurreducens. Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities--Chinese. 30 (5): 983-987.

53. Liang P., Fan M., Cao X., Huang X. (2009) Evaluation of applied cathode potential to enhance biocathode in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 84 (5): 794-799.

54. Cao X., Huang X., Liang P., Boon N., Fan M., Zhang L., Zhang X. (2009) A completely anoxic microbial fuel cell using a photo-biocathode for cathodic carbon dioxide reduction. Energy & Environmental Science. 2 (5): 498-501.

55. Cao X., Huang X., Zhang X., Liang P., Fan M. (2008) Electricity generation by an enriched phototrophic consortium in a microbial fuel cell. Electrochemistry Communications. 10 (9): 1392-1395.

56. Liang P., Huang X., Fan M., Cao X., Wang C. (2007) Composition and distribution of internal resistance in three types of microbial fuel cells. Applied Microbioligy and Biotechnology. 77 (3): 551-558.

57. Huang X., Meng Y., Liang P., Qian Y. (2007) Operational conditions of a membrane filtration reactor coupled with photocatalytic oxidation. Separation and Purification Technology. 55 (2): 165-172.

58. Huang X., Liang P., Qian Y. (2007) Excess sludge reduction induced by tubifex tubifex in a recycled sludge reactor. Journal of Biotechnology. 127 (3): 443-451.

59. Liang P., Huang X., Qian Y. (2006) Excess sludge reduction in activated sludge process through predation of Aeolosoma hemprichi. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 28 (2): 117-122.

60. Liang P., Huang X., Qian Y., Wei Y., Ding G. (2006) Determination and comparison of sludge reduction rates caused by microfaunas' predation. Bioresource Technology. 97 (6): 854-861.

Papers in Chinese

1. Li H., Shao G.L., Zhao X.Z., Wu S.J., Liang P. *, Huang X. (2015) Analysis of ohmic resistance of packing-type microbial fuel cell. China Water & Wastewater. 31 (3): 24-27.

2. Zhang H. L., Fang Z., Nuerla A., Su X. L., Liang P., Huang X. (2013) Two-stage A/O membrane bioreactor packed with carriers for nitrogen and phosphorus removal from municipal wastewater with low C/N ratio. China Water & Wastewater. 29 (13): 42-46.

3. Liang P., Guo C., Huang X. (2013) Using hydrolyzed sludge liquor as the substrate of microbial fuel cell. Journal of Electrochemistry. 19 (4): 332-335.

4. Luo X., Liang P., Cao X. X., Zhang X. Y., Huang X. (2013) The configuration of reverse electrodialysis stacks utilizing ammonium bicarbonate solutions. Membrane Science and Technology. 6 (33): 6-12.

5. Wang B., Liang P., Yuan L. L., Huang X., Zhang C. Y. (2013) Application of ion exchange membrane in packing-type microbial fuel cell. China Water & Wastewater. 29 (7): 29-36.

6. Li M., Shao L. G., Liang P.*, Yuan L. L., Huang X. (2013) Influence of current collecting methods on performance of packing-type microbial fuel cell. China Water & Wastewater. 29 (9): 24-28.

7. Cao X. X., Liang P., Fan M. Z., Huang X. (2012) Development of microbial fuel cell reactor for pure electricigen research. China Water & Wastewater. 28 (7): 96-100.

8. Cao X., Shao L. G., Liang P., Huang X. (2012) Performance of novel trickling biocathode microbial fuel cell. China Water & Wastewater. 28 (9): 40-43.

9. Wang H. Y., Hu H., Liang P. (2012) Study on the treatment of starch processing wastewater using microbial fuel cell inoculated from different bacterial community. Industrial Water Treatment. 32 (7): 60-63.

10. Wang H. Y., Liang P. *, Huang X. (2011) Application of surface-modified carbon nanotubes powder in microbial fuel cell. China Water & Wastewater. 27 (11): 37-40.

11. Xie S., Liang P., Li L., Huang X. (2011) Oxic/Anoxic-biocathode microbial fuel cells coupled system for treating nitrogen wastewater. Guangdong Chemical Industrial. 6 (38): 126-127.

12. Xie S., Liang P., Li L., Huang X. (2011) Landfill leachate treatment with two-bottle H type microbial fuel cell. China Water & Wastewater. 27 (15): 16-20.

13. Liu Y. C., Zhang S. J., Sheng Y. X., Liang P., Huang X. Shi H. C. (2011) Thinking and prospect of technology for operation and management of drainage system during fast urbanization. China Water & Wastewater. 27 (18): 9-12.

14. Xie S., Chen Y., Liang P., Huang X. (2010) Simultaneous electricity generation and nitrification in a microbial fuel cell with aerobic biocathode. Environmental Science. 31(7): 1601-1606.

15. Zhong D. J., Huang X., Liang P., Xia X. (2010) Study on electricity generation from bio-cathode microbial fuel cell. China Water & Wastewater. 26 (1): 9-12.

16. Zhang L., Liang P.*, Huang X., Zheng X. X. (2010) Progress of studies on biocathode microbial fuel cell. Environmental Science & Technology. 33 (11): 110-114.

17. Liang P., Zhang L., Huang X., Fan M. Z., Cao X. X. (2010) Biocathode denitrification in a two-columnar microbial fuel cell. Environmental Science. 31 (8): 1932-1936.

18. Liang P., Wang H. Y., Huang X., Cao X. X., Mo Y. H. (2009) Influence of environmental factors on electricity production by microbial fuel cell inoculation Shewanella baltica. Environmental Science. 30 (7): 2148-2152.

19. Liang P., Huang X, Fan M. Z., Cao X. X., Cui Y. (2009) Characteristic in electricity generation and wastewater treatment by the two-cylinder microbial fuel cell. Environmental Science. 30 (2): 616-620.

20. Zhong D. J., Chen Y., Liang P., Cao X. X., Huang X. (2009) Effect of anode thickness on electricity generation of packing-type microbial fuel cell. China Water & Wastewater. 25 (7): 9-12.

21. Liang P., Fan M. Z., Cao X. X., Huang X., Peng Y. M., Wang S., Gong Q. M., Liang J. (2008) Electricity generation by the microbial fuel cells using carbon nanotube as the anode. Environmental Science. 29 (8): 2356-2360.

22. Liang P., Fan M. Z., Cao X. X., Huang X. Huang Z. H., Wang C. (2008) Electricity generation using the packing- type microbial fuel cells. Environmental Science. 29 (2): 512-517.

23. Fan M. Z., Liang P., Cao X. X., Huang X. (2008) Effect of the initial anode potential on electricity generation in microbial fuel cell. Environmental Science. 29 (1): 263-267.

24. Liang P., Fan M. Z., Cao X. X., Huang X., Wang C. (2007) Composition and measurement of the apparent internal resistance in microbial fuel cell. Environmental Science. 28 (8): 1894-1898.

25. Huang X., Fan M. Z., Liang P., Cao X. X. (2007) Influence of anodic characters of microbial fuel cell on power generation performance. China Water & Wastewater. 23 (3): 8-13.

26. Wang S. Y., Wang C. W., Liang P., Huang X. (2007) Study on carbon and nitrogen removal by membrane aeration bioreactor. China Water & Wastewater, 23 (9): 40-43.

27. Liang P., Yang N. P., Huang X. (2007) Research on domestic wastewater treatment by swing bed bioreactor. Water & Wastewater, 33 (8): 19-22.

28. Cao X. X., Liang P., Huang X. (2006) A membrane electrode assembly typed microbial fuel cell for electricity generation. Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae. 26 (8): 1252-1257.

29. Liang P., Huang X., Qian Y., Yang N. P. (2006) Comparison of three bio-methods for sludge reduction and their optimization. Environmental Science. 27 (11): 2339-2343.

30. Bai R. Y., Liang P., Huang X. (2005) Applied research on sludge reduction by Phusa acuta. Water & Wastewater. 31 (7): 19-21.

31. Liang P., Huang H., Qian Y. (2004) Use of Aeolosoma hemprichici for reducing excess sludge yield. China Water & Wastewater. 20 (1): 13-17.

32. Liang P., Huang X., Qian Y. (2004) Influence of food sludge on growth of A. hemprichi. China Environmental Science. 24 (2): 159-162.

33. Liang P., Huang X., Qian Y. (2004) Influence of environmental factors on the growth of Aeolosoma hemprichi. China Environmental Science. 24 (5): 610-613.

34. Liang P., Huang X., Qian Y. (2003) Research progress on sludge reduction technologies. Techniques and Equipment for Environmental Pollution Control. 4 (1): 44-51.

35. Liang P., Meng Y. B., Huang X., Qian Y. (2002)Analysis of catalyst deactivation and influencing factors in membrane photocatalytic degradation slurry reactor. Environmental Chemistry. 21 (4): 380-384.

36. Meng Y. B., Huang X., Wu Y. X., Liang P., Shi H. C., Qian Y. (2001) Kinetic study on photocatalytic degradation of p-chlorobenzoate at different light intensities. Environmental Science. 22 (4): 56-59.

Patents

1. Two-cylinder microbial fuel cell(Chinese Patent: ZL 200610113873.9)

2. The device to high-throughput cultivate and screen of electricigen(Chinese Patent: ZL 200810114729.6)

3. The device to detection the activity of electricigens (Chinese Patent: ZL200810104620.4)

4. Sewage treatment process and apparatus for generating electric current and desalting simultaneously (Chinese Patent: ZL 200910078036.0)

5. Water pollution organism early warning system and method based on principle of microbial fuel cells (Chinese Patent: ZL201010188589.4)

6. Preparation method of transition metal catalyst as the cathode catalytic microbial fuel cell (Chinese Patent: ZL 201110021367.8)

7. Biocathode microbial fuel cell.(Chinese Patent: ZL 201110214019.2)

8. Trickling filter as the biocathode microbial fuel cell (Chinese Patent: ZL201110214160.2)

9. The method and device to generate electricity using low-enthalpy waste heat.(Chinese Patent: ZL 201210056036.2)
10. A device for nitrogen and phosphorus removal (Chinese Patent: ZL 201210113435.8)
11. Sewage treatment process and apparatus for generating electric current and desalting simultaneously (European Patent: 2390236, Australian Patent: AU 2009338081 B2)