清华大学环境学院

School of Environment

Name:
WANG Yujue
Division:Division of Environmental Engineering Design and Research
Position:Associate Professor
Address:
703 Environmental and Energy Efficient Building
Telephone:(86)-10-62772914    Fax:(86)-10-62785687
E-mail:
wangyujue@tsinghua.edu.cn

Education background

Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, December 2006, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA

M.S. in Environmental Engineering, July 2001, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

B.S. in Environmental Engineering, July 1998, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

B.S. in Computer Technology and Application, July 1998, Tsinghua University

Experience

2011-Present  Associate Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University

2009-2010      Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

2008-2009      Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

2007-2008      Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Pennsylvania State University

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Novel technologies for water and wastewater treatment: invented several novel advanced oxidation processes (AOPs), e.g.,  electro-peroxone (E-peroxone), photoelectro-peroxone (PEP), and E-UV/H2O2, which significantly improve the performance of water treatment compared with conventional AOPs such as ozonation, electrochemical oxidation, and UV/H2O2.

Students supervised

Ph.D. Students

(1) Huijiao Wang (2016.09– )

(2) Weikun Yao (2015.09– )

(3) Syed Waqi (Pakistan; 2014.09– )

(4) Xiangyu Li (2010.09–2015.07), graduated with the honor of “Outstanding Ph.D. Graduate of School of Environment”, ): receipient of 2014 National Scholarship for Ph.D. student

Master students

(1) Wenhua Shen (2014.09–)

(2) Huijiao Wang (2013.09– ): receipient of 2014 and 2015 National Scholarship for Master student

(3) Phivos Frangos (Cyprus; 2013.09–2015.07)

(4) Md. Suruzzaman (Bangladesh; 2012.09–2014.07)

(5) Belal Bakheet (Sudan; 2011.09–2013.07), graduated with the honor of “Outstanding Master Graduate of Tsinghua University”, receipient of “Outstanding

Master Thesis of Tsinghua University”

(6) Shi Yuan (2011.09–2014.07)

(7) Guoqiang Zhou (2011.09–2014.07)

(8) Lu Su (2010.09–2013.07)

Postdoctrol Associated supervised

(1) Guanshen Xia (2015.09– )

(2) Shentan Liu (2015.09– )

(3) Zhirong Lin (2014.09– )

(4) Cuicui Qiu (2012.09–2014.09)

(5) Yu Feng (2012.09–2014.09)

(6) Jian Li (2011.09–2014.09)

(7) Haifeng Zhang (2011.09–2013.09)

(8) Yanqing Yu (2011.07–2014.07)

Accepting master and Ph.D. students of relevant background (e.g., environmental engineering, catalysis, electrochemistry, and material science). Qualified applicants will be funded by scholarship or Research Assistantship. For more information about the application, feel free to contact me at wangyujue@tsinghua.edu.cn

Academic Achievement

SELECTED JOURNAL PAPERS

Published more than 40 papers in top ranking journals in the environmental engineering area such as Environmental Science & Technology, Water Research, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Carbon, and Electrochemistry Communications as the first or corresponding author.
Selected Publications (*: corresponding author)

2016

(1) Weikun Yao; Xiaofeng Wang; Hongwei Yang; Gang Yu; Shubo Deng; Jun Huang; Bin Wang; Yujue Wang*. Removal of pharmaceuticals from secondary effluents by an electro-peroxone process. Water Research 2016, 88, 826-35.

(2) Zhirong Lin; Weikun Yao; Yujue Wang*; Gang Yu; Shubo Deng; Jun Huang; Bin Wang. Perchlorate formation during the electro-peroxone treatment of chloride-containing water: Effects of operational parameters and control strategies. Water Research 2016, 88, 691-702.

(3) Juhong Zhan; Huijiao Wang; Xuejun Pan; Jinlin Wang; Gang Yu; Shubo Deng; Jun Huang; Bin Wang; Yujue Wang*. Simultaneous regeneration of p-nitrophenol-saturated activated carbon fiber and mineralization of desorbed pollutants by electro-peroxone process. Carbon 2016, 101, 399-408.

(4) Meifang Hou; Yaofei Chu; Xiang Li; Huijiao Wang; Weikun Yao; Gang Yu; Seiichi Murayama; Yujue Wang*. Electro-peroxone degradation of diethyl phthalate: Cathode selection, operational parameters, and degradation mechanisms. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2016, doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.12.054

(5) Phivos Frangos; Wenhua Shen; Huijiao Wang; Xiang Li; Gang Yu; Shubo Deng; Jun Huang; Bin Wang; Yujue Wang*. Improvement of the degradation of pesticide deethylatrazine by combining UV photolysis with electrochemical generation of hydrogen peroxide. Chemical Engineering Journal 2016, 291, 215-224.

(6) Phivos Frangos; Huijiao Wang; Wenhua Shen; Gang Yu; Shubo Deng; Jun Huang; Bin Wang; Yujue Wang*. A novel photoelectro-peroxone process for the degradation and mineralization of substituted benzenes in water. Chemical Engineering Journal 2016, 286, 239-248.

(7) Xiangyu Li; Guangyu Li; Jian Li; Yanqing Yu; Yu Feng; Qun Chen; Sridhar Komarneni; Yujue Wang*. Producing petrochemicals from catalytic fast pyrolysis of corn fermentation residual by-products generated from citric acid production. Renewable Energy 2016, 89, 331-338.

(8) Shubo Deng*; Tao Chen; Tianning Zhao; Xiaolong Yao; Bin Wang; Jun Huang; Yujue Wang; Gang Yu. Role of micropores and nitrogen-containing groups in CO2 adsorption on indole-3-butyric acid potassium derived carbons. Chemical Engineering Journal 2016, 286, 98-105.

(9) Qingwei Bu; Bin Wang; Jun Huang; Kai Liu; Shubo Deng; YujueWang; GangYu*. Estimating the use of antibiotics for humans across China. Chemosphere 2016, 144, 1384-1390.

2015

(1) Huijiao Wang; Shi Yuan; Juhong Zhan; Yujue Wang*; Gang Yu; Shubo Deng; Jun Huang; Bin Wang. Mechanisms of enhanced total organic carbon elimination from oxalic acid solutions by electro-peroxone process. Water Research 2015, 80, (0), 20-9.

(2) Jian Li; Yanqing Yu; Xiangyu Li; Wei Wang; Gang Yu; Shubo Deng; Jun Huang; Bin Wang; Yujue Wang*. Maximizing carbon efficiency of petrochemical production from catalytic co-pyrolysis of biomass and plastics using gallium-containing MFI zeolites. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2015, 172, (0), 154-164.

(3) Huijiao Wang; Belal Bakheet; Shi Yuan; Xiang Li; Gang Yu; Seiichi Murayama; Yujue Wang*. Kinetics and energy efficiency for the degradation of 1,4-dioxane by electro-peroxone process. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2015, 294, (0), 90-8.

(4) Yongkun Li; Wenhua Shen; Shujie Fu; Hongwei Yang*; Gang Yu; Yujue Wang*. Inhibition of bromate formation during drinking water treatment by adapting ozonation to electro-peroxone process. Chemical Engineering Journal 2015, 264, (0), 322-328.

(5) Weikun Yao; Jian Li; Yu Feng; Wei Wang; Xianlong Zhang; Qun Chen; Sridhar Komarneni; Yujue Wang*. Thermally stable phosphorus and nickel modified ZSM-5 zeolites for catalytic co-pyrolysis of biomass and plastics. RSC Advances 2015, 5, (39), 30485-30494.

(6) Shuzhen Zhang; Jun Huang; Yang Yang; Yuancheng Li; Bin Wang; Yujue Wang; Shubo Deng; Gang Yu*. Rapid mechanochemical synthesis of VOx/TiO2 as highly active catalyst for HCB removal. Chemosphere 2015, 141, 197-204.

(7) Yang Yang; Shuzhen Zhang; Siwen Wang; Kunlun Zhang; Haizhu Wang; Jun Huang; Shubo Deng; Bin Wang; Yujue Wang; Gang Yu*. Ball Milling Synthesized MnOx as Highly Active Catalyst for Gaseous POPs Removal: Significance of Mechanochemically Induced Oxygen Vacancies. Environmental Science & Technology 2015, 49, (7), 4473-4480.

(8) Bin Wang*; Guohua Dai; Shubo Deng; Jun Huang; Yujue Wang; Gang Yu. Linking the environmental loads to the fate of PPCPs in Beijing: Considering both the treated and untreated wastewater sources. Environmental Pollution 2015, 202, 153-159.

(9) Xiang Li; Yujue Wang; Jian Zhao; Huijiao Wang; Bin Wang; Jun Huang; Shubo Deng; Gang Yu?. Electro-peroxone treatment of the antidepressant venlafaxine: Operational parameters and mechanism. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2015, 300, 298-306.

(10) Ziwen Du; Shubo Deng*; Youguang Chen; Bin Wang; Jun Huang; Yujue Wang; Gang Yu. Removal of perfluorinated carboxylates from washing wastewater of perfluorooctanesulfonyl fluoride using activated carbons and resins. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2015, 286, (0), 136-43.

(11) Shubo Deng*; Bingyin Hu; Tao Chen; Bin Wang; Jun Huang; Yujue Wang; Gang Yu. Activated carbons prepared from peanut shell and sunflower seed shell for high CO2 adsorption. Adsorption 2015, 21, (1-2), 125-133.

(12) Shubo Deng*; Yue Bei; Xinyu Lu; Ziwen Du; Bin Wang; Yujue Wang; Jun Huang; Gang Yu. Effect of co-existing organic compounds on adsorption of perfluorinated compounds onto carbon nanotubes. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering 2015, 9, (5), 784-792.

(13) Tao Chen; Shubo Deng*; Bin Wang; Jun Huang; Yujue Wang; Gang Yu. CO2 adsorption on crab shell derived activated carbons: contribution of micropores and nitrogen-containing groups. RSC Advances 2015, 5, (60), 48323-48330.

2014

(1) Xiang Li; Yujue Wang; Shi Yuan; Zhaoxin Li; Bin Wang; Jun Huang; Shubo Deng; Gang Yu*. Degradation of the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen by electro-peroxone process. Water Research 2014, 63, 81-93.

(2) Guoqiang Zhou; Jian Li; Yanqing Yu; Xiangyu Li; Yujue Wang*; Wei Wang; Sridhar Komarneni. Optimizing the distribution of aromatic products from catalytic fast pyrolysis of cellulose by ZSM-5 modification with boron and co-feeding of low-density polyethylene. Applied Catalysis A: General 2014, 487, 45-53.

(3) Cuicui Qiu; Shi Yuan; Xiang Li; Huijiao Wang; Belal Bakheet; Sridhar Komarneni; Yujue Wang*. Investigation of the synergistic effects for p-nitrophenol mineralization by a combined process of ozonation and electrolysis using a boron-doped diamond anode. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2014, 280, 644-653.

(4) Xiangyu Li; Jian Li; Guoqiang Zhou; Yu Feng; Yujue Wang*; Gang Yu; Shubo Deng; Jun Huang; Bin Wang. Enhancing the production of renewable petrochemicals by co-feeding of biomass with plastics in catalytic fast pyrolysis with ZSM-5 zeolites. Applied Catalysis A: General 2014, 481, 173-182.

(5) Belal Bakheet; Cuicui Qiu; Shi Yuan; Yujue Wang*; Gang Yu; Shubo Deng; Jun Huang; Bin Wang. Inhibition of polymer formation in electrochemical degradation of p-nitrophenol by combining electrolysis with ozonation. Chemical Engineering Journal 2014, 252, 17-21.

(6) Haifeng Zhang; Hongqing Zhao; Kuo Zheng; Xiangyu Li; Guangli Liu; Yujue Wang*, Diminishing hazardous air pollutant emissions from pyrolysis of furan no-bake binders using methanesulfonic acid as the binder catalyst. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2014, 116, 373-381.

(7) Jian Li; Xiangyu Li; Guoqing Zhou; Wei Wang; Chengwen Wang; Sridhar Komarneni; Yujue Wang*, Catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass with mesoporous ZSM-5 zeolites prepared by desilication with NaOH solutions. Applied Catalysis A: General, 2014, 470, 115-122.

(8) Haifeng Zhang; Lu Su; Xiangyu Li; Jiane Zuo; Guangli Liu; Yujue Wang*, Evaluation of soil microbial toxicity of waste foundry sand for soil-related reuse. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering, 2014, 8, (1), 89-98.

(9) Shubo Deng*; Pingping Meng; Xinyu Lu; Ziwen Du; Bin Wang; Jun Huang; Yujue Wang; Gang Yu; Baoshan Xing. Role of Air Bubbles Overlooked in the Adsorption of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate on Hydrophobic Carbonaceous Adsorbents. Environmental Science & Technology 2014, 48, 13785-13792.

(10) S. Bagherifam*; S. Komarneni*; A. Lakzian; A. Fotovat; R. Khorasani; W. Huang; J. Ma; Y.J. Wang. Evaluation of Zn–Al–SO4 layered double hydroxide for the removal of arsenite and arsenate from a simulated soil solution: Isotherms and kinetics. Applied Clay Science 2014, 95, 119-125.

(11) S. Bagherifam*; S. Komarneni*; A. Lakzian; A. Fotovat; R. Khorasani; W. Huang; J. Ma; S. Hong; F.S. Cannon; Y.J. Wang. Highly selective removal of nitrate and perchlorate by organoclay. Applied Clay Science 2014, 95, 126-132.

2013

(1) Belal Bakheet; Shi Yuan; Zhaoxin Li; Huijiao Wang; Jiane Zuo; Sridhar Komarneni; Yujue Wang*, Electro-peroxone treatment of Orange II dye wastewater. Water Research, 2013, 47, (16), 6234-43.

(2) Shi Yuan; Zhaoxin Li; Yujue Wang*. Effective degradation of methylene blue by a novel electrochemically driven process. Electrochemistry Communications, 2013,29, 48-51.

(3) Zhaoxin Li; Shi Yuan; Yujue Wang*; Xuejun Pan; Jiane Zuo; Chengwen Wang. Effective degradation of refractory organic pollutants in landfill leachate by electro-peroxone treatment. Electrochimica Acta, 2013, 102, 174-182.

(4) Yanqing Yu; Yelin Zeng; Jiane Zuo; Fuying Ma; Xuewei Yang; Xiaoyu Zhang*; Yujue Wang*. Improving the conversion of biomass in catalytic fast pyrolysis via white-rot fungal pretreatment. Bioresource Technology, 2013, 134, 198-203.

(5) Xiangyu Li; Haifeng Zhang; Jian Li; Lu Su; Jiane Zuo; Sridhar Komarneni; Yujue Wang*. Improving the aromatic production in catalytic fast pyrolysis of cellulose by co-feeding low-density polyethylene. Applied Catalysis A: General, 2013, 455, 114-121.

(6) Zhihua Wang; Xiaoliang Li; Saijin Zheng; Xiangyu Li; Jiane Zuo; Yujue Wang*. The important role of quinic acid in the formation of phenolic compounds from pyrolysis of chlorogenic acid. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2013, 114, (3), 1231-1238.

(7) Komarneni, S.*; Aref, A. R.; Hong, S. Q.; Noh, Y. D.; Cannon, F. S.; Wang, Y. J., Organoclays of high-charge synthetic clays and alumina pillared natural clays: Perchlorate uptake. Applied Clay Science, 2013, 80-81, 340-345.

(8) Xinyang Li; Chengwen Wang*; Yi Qian; Yujue Wang; Liwei Zhang. Simultaneous removal of chemical oxygen demand, turbidity and hardness from biologically treated citric acid wastewater by electrochemical oxidation for reuse. Separation and Purification Technology. 2013, 107, 281-288.

2012

(1) Yanqing Yu; Yujue Wang*; Lu Su; Xiangyu Li; Huizhong Zhang. The role of shape selectivity in catalytic fast pyrolysis of lignin with zeolite catalysts. Applied Catalysis A: General 2012, 447–448, 115–123.

(2) Yujue Wang*; Xinyang Li; Limin Zhen; Heqing Zhang; Chengwen Wang. Electro-Fenton treatment of concentrates generated in nanofiltration of biologically pretreated landfill leachate. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 2012, 229–230, 115-121.

(3) Xiangyu Li; Lu Su; Yujue Wang*; Yanqing Yu; Chengwen Wang; Xiaoliang Li; Zhihua Wang. Catalytic fast pyrolysis of Kraft lignin with HZSM-5 zeolite for producing aromatic hydrocarbons. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering, 2012, 6 (3), 295–303.

2011

(1) Yujue Wang*; Fred S. Cannon; Xiangyu Li. Comparative analysis of hazardous air pollutant emissions of casting materials measured in analytical pyrolysis and conventional metal pouring emission tests. Environmental Science & Technology. 2011, 45 (19), 8529–8535.

(2) Yujue Wang*; Ying Zhang; Lu Su; Xiangyu Li; Lei Duan; Chengwen Wang; Tianyou Huang. Hazardous air pollutants formation from pyrolysis of typical Chinese casting materials. Environmental Science & Technology 2011, 45, 6539–6544.

2010

(1) Chengwen Wang; Yujue Wang*; Yanqi Zhang; Qi Zhao; Ran Wang. Reclamation of elemental sulfur from flue gas biodesulfurization waste sludge. Journal of Air and Waste Management. 2010, 60, 603-610.

(2) Brian C. Moore; Yujue Wang*; Fred S. Cannon; D. H. Metz; J. Westrick. Relationships between adsorption mechanisms and pore structure for the adsorption of natural organic matter by virgin and reactivated granular activated carbons during water treatment. Environmental Engineering Science. 2010, 27, 187-198.

2009

(1) He Huang*; Yujue Wang; Fred S. Cannon. Pore structure development of in-situ pyrolyzed coals for pollution prevention in iron foundries. Fuel Processing Technology. 2009, 90, 1183-1191.

(2) Yujue Wang; Fred S. Cannon; Magda Salama; D. A. Fonseca; Scott Giese. Characterization of pyrolysis products from a biodiesel phenolic urethane binder. Environmental Science & Technology. 2009, 43 (5), 1559-1564.

2007

(1) Yujue Wang; He Huang; Fred S. Cannon; Robert C. Voigt; Sridhar Komarneni; James Furness. Evaluation of hydrocarbon emission characteristics of typical carbonaceous additives in green sand foundries. Environmental Science & Technology. 2007, 41, 2957-2963.

(2) Yujue Wang; Fred S. Cannon; Magda Salama; Jeff Goudzwaard; Jame C. Furness. Characterization of hydrocarbon emissions from green sand foundry core binders by analytical pyrolysis. Environmental Science & Technology. 2007, 41, 7922-7927.

(3) Nohemi Milan-Segovia; Yujue Wang*; Fred Cannon; Robert C. Voigt, James Furness. Comparison of hydroxyl radical generation for various advanced oxidation combinations as applied to foundries. Ozone: Science & Engineering, 2007, 29, 461-471.

2006

(1) Yujue Wang; Fred Cannon; Robert Voigt; Sridhar Komarneni; James Furness. Effects of advanced oxidation on green sand properties via iron casting into green sand molds. Environmental Science & Technology. 2006, 40, 3095-3101.

2005

(1) Yujue Wang; Fred Cannon; Sridhar Komarneni; Robert Voigt; James Furness. Mechanisms of advanced oxidation processing on bentonite consumption reduction in foundry. Environmental Science & Technology. 2005, 39, 7712-7718.
CONFERENCE

1.Wang, Y. J.; Cannon, F. S. Study on pyrolysis of carbonaceous additives in green sand foundries. The International Carbon Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, July 15-20, 2007.

2.Huang, H; Wang, Y. J.; Cannon, F. S. Reducing VOCs emissions from foundries by in-situ pyrolyzed coal. The International Carbon Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, July 15-20, 2007

PATENTS

1.Wang, C.W.; Wang, Y.J.; Zhao, X.F.; Zhang, Y.Q. Reclamation of high-purity sulfur from flue gas biodesulfurization sludge by solvent extraction, 200910077456.7, 2009.

2.Wang, C.W.; Wang, Y.J.; Zhao, X.F.; Jia, H.W. A system for reclaiming high-purity sulfur from flue gas biodesulfurization sludge. 200920105736, 2009.

3.Wang, C.W.; Zhao, X.F.; Wang, Y.J.; Jia, H.W. an integrated USAB-membrane reactor for dye wastewater treatment. 200920105158.X, 2009.