清华大学环境学院

School of Environment

 

NameFang ZHANG
DivisionDivision of Groundwater & Soil Environment
PositionAssistant Professor
Address707 Sino-Italian Environment and Energy-efficient Bldg
Telephone+86-10-62789655
Emailfangzhang@tsinghua.edu.cn


Education background

2008.8-2012.8  Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, USA

2008.8-2010.5  M.S. in Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, USA

2006.8-2008.7  B.S. in Economics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

2004.8-2008.7  B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Experience

2015.6-Present   Assistant Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University

2015.1-2015.6    Visiting Scholar, School of Environment, Tsinghua University

2012.8-2014.11  Postdoctoral Researcher, Kappe Environmental Lab, Penn State University

Concurrent Academic

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Chemical Society (ACS) (since 2010)

Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) (since 2010)

International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (ISMET) (since 2012)

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Groundwater electro-remediation technologies, Reclamation of naturally impaired groundwater, Microbial electrochemical technologies

(MS and PhD positions are available. Both Chinese and international candidates are welcome to apply for the full scholarship. Please send your cover letter and CV to Dr Fang Zhang at fangzhang@tsinghua.edu.cn if interested. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions/inquires.)

Honors And Awards

2016 The Thousand Talents Plan for Young Professionals (“the Recruitment Program of Global Experts”)

2015 Support Program for Young Professionals, China Association for Science and Technology

2015 Environmental Science & Technology Letters Excellence in Review Award

2015 Journal of Power Sources Outstanding Reviewer Status

2011 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad

2011 Graduate Student Award, Division of Environmental Chemistry, American Chemical Society

2010 Certificate of Merit Award, Division of Environmental Chemistry, American Chemical Society

2008 Outstanding Graduate Award, Tsinghua University

Academic Achievement

1. Jiang, J.; Li, G.; Li, Z.; Zhang, X.; Zhang, F.*, An Fe–Mn binary oxide (FMBO) modified electrode for effective electrochemical advanced oxidation at neutral pH. Electrochimica Acta 2016, 194, 104-109. (IF 4.803)

2. Coulon, F.; Jones, K.; Li, H.; Hu, Q.; Gao, J.; Li, F.; Chen, M.; Zhu, Y.-G.; Liu, R.; Liu, M.; Canning, K.; Harries, N.; Bardos, P.; Nathanail, P.; Sweeney, R.; Middleton, D.; Charnley, M.; Randall, J.; Richell, M.; Howard, T.; Martin, I.; Spooner, S.; Weeks, J.; Cave, M.; Yu, F.; Zhang, F.; Jiang, Y.; Longhurst, P.; Prpich, G.; Bewley, R.; Abra, J.; Pollard, S., China's soil and groundwater management challenges: Lessons from the UK's experience and opportunities for China. Environment International 2016, 91, 196-200. (IF 5.929)

3. Zhang, F.; Liu, J.; Yang, W.; Logan, B.E., A thermally regenerative ammonia-based battery for efficient harvesting of low-grade thermal energy as electrical power. Energy & Environmental Science 2015, 8, 343-3249. (IF 25.427)

4. Zhang, F.; Labarge, N.; Yang, W.; Liu, J.; Logan, B.E., Enhancing the performance of low-grade thermal energy recovery in a thermally regenerative ammonia-based battery (TRAB) using elevated temperatures. ChemSusChem 2015, 8, 1043-1048. (IF 7.116)

5. Zhang, F.; Liu, J.; Ivanov, I.; Hatzell, M.C.; Yang, W.; Ahn, Y.; Logan, B.E., Reference and counter electrode positions affect electrochemical characterization of bioanodes in microbial electrochemical systems. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2014, 111, 1931-1939. (IF 4.243)

6. Zhang, F.; Ahn, Y.; Logan, B.E., Treating refinery wastewaters in microbial fuel cells using separator electrode assembly or spaced electrode configurations. Bioresource Technology 2014, 152, 46-52. (IF 4.917)

7. Liu, J.; Zhang, F.; He, W.; Yang, W.; Feng, Y.; Logan, B.E., A microbial fluidized electrode electrolysis cell for enhanced hydrogen production. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 271, 530-533. (IF 6.333)

8. Luo, X.; Zhang, F.; Liu, J.; Zhang, X.; Huang, X.; Logan, B.E., Methane production in microbial reverse-electrodialysis methanogenesis cells (MRMC) using thermolytic solutions. Environmental Science & Technology 2014, 48, 8911-8918. (IF 5.393)

9. Yang, W.; Zhang, F.; He, W.; Liu, J.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co- hexafluoropropylene) phase inversion coating as a diffusion layer to enhance the cathode performance in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 269, 379-384. (IF 6.333)

10. Liu, J.; Zhang, F.; He, W.; Zhang, X.; Feng, Y.; Logan, B.E., Intermittent contact of fluidized anode particles containing exoelectrogenic biofilms for continuous power generation in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 261, 278–284. (IF 6.333)

11. Ahn, Y.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E., Air humidity and water pressure effects on the performance of air-cathode microbial fuel cell cathodes. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 247, 655-659. (IF 6.333)

12. Yang, W.; He, W.; Zhang, F.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Single-step fabrication using a phase inversion method of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) activated carbon air cathodes for microbial fuel cells. Environmental Science & Technology Letters 2014, 1, 416-420. (IF 4.839)

13. Zhang, X.; Pant, D.; Zhang, F.; Liu, J.; Logan, B.E., Long-term performance of chemically and physically modified activated carbons in microbial fuel cell air-cathodes. ChemElectroChem 2014, 1 (11), 1859-1866. (IF 3.506)

14. Ahn, Y.; Hatzell, M.C.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E., Different electrode configurations to optimize performance of multi-electrode microbial fuel cells for generating power or treating domestic wastewater. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 249, 440-445. (IF 6.333)

15. Ren, L.; Ahn, Y.; Hou, H.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E., Electrochemical study of multi-electrode microbial fuel cells under fed-batch and continuous flow conditions. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 257, 454-460. (IF 6.333)

16. Liu, J.; Geise, G.M.; Luo, X.; Hou, H.; Zhang, F.; Feng, Y.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Patterned ion exchange membranes for improved power production in microbial reverse-electrodialysis cells. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 271, 437-443. (IF 6.333)

17. Zhang, F., Xia, X., Luo, Y., Sun, D.; Call, D., Logan, B.E., Improving startup performance with carbon mesh anodes in separator electrode assembly microbial fuel cells. Bioresource Technology 2013, 133, 74-81. (IF 4.917)

18. Xia, X.; Zhang, F.; Zhang, X.; Liang, P.; Huang, X.; Logan, B.E., Use of pyrolyzed iron ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid modified activated carbon as air-cathode catalyst in microbial fuel cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2013, 5, 7862-7866. (IF 7.145)

19. Chen, G.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E.; Hickner, M.A., Poly(vinyl alcohol) separators improve the coulombic efficiency of activated carbon cathodes in microbial fuel cells. Electrochemistry Communications 2013, 34, 150-152. (IF 4.569)

20. Luo, Y.; Zhang, F.; Wei, B.; Liu, G.; Zhang, R.; Logan, B.E., The use of cloth fabric diffusion layers for scalable microbial fuel cells. Biochemical Engineering Journal 2013, 73, 49-52. (IF 2.463)

21. Cusick, R.D.; Hatzell, M.C.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E., Minimal RED cell pairs markedly improve electrode kinetics and power production in microbial reverse electrodialysis cells. Environmental Science & Technology 2013, 47, 14518-14524. (IF 5.393)

22. Xia, X.; Tokash, J.C.; Zhang, F.; Liang, P.; Huang, X.; Logan, B.E., Oxygen-reducing biocathodes operating with passive oxygen transfer in microbial fuel cells. Environmental Science & Technology 2013, 47, 2085-2091. (IF 5.393)

23. Wei, B.; Tokash, J.C.; Zhang, F.; Kim, Y.; Logan, B.E., Electrochemical analysis of separators used in single-chamber, air-cathode microbial fuel cells. Electrochimica Acta 2013, 89, 45-51. (IF 4.803)

24. Luo, X.; Nam, J.-Y.; Zhang, F.; Zhang, X.; Liang, P.; Huang, X.; Logan, B.E., Optimization of membrane stack configuration for efficient hydrogen production in microbial reverse-electrodialysis electrolysis cells coupled with thermolytic solutions. Bioresource Technology 2013, 140, 399-405. (IF 4.917)

25. Zhang, F.; Chen, G.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Novel anti-flooding poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) catalyst binder for microbial fuel cell cathodes. Journal of Power Sources 2012, 218, 100-105. (IF 6.333)

26. Zhang, F.; Pant, D.; Logan, B.E., Long-term performance of activated carbon air cathodes with different diffusion layer porosities in microbial fuel cells. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2011, 30, 49-55. (IF 7.476)

27. Zhang, F.; Merrill, M.D.; Tokash, J.C.; Saito, T.; Cheng, S.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Mesh optimization for microbial fuel cell cathodes constructed around stainless steel mesh current collectors. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196, 1097-1102. (IF 6.333)

28. Hays, S.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E., Performance of two different types of anodes in membrane electrode assembly microbial fuel cells for power generation from domestic wastewater. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196, 8293-8300. (IF 6.333)

29. Luo, Y.; Zhang, F.; Wei, B.; Liu, G.; Zhang, R.; Logan, B.E., Power generation using carbon mesh cathodes with different diffusion layers in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196, 9317-9321. (IF 6.333)

30. Zhang, F.; Saito, T.; Cheng, S.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Microbial fuel cell cathodes with poly(dimethylsiloxane) diffusion layers constructed around stainless steel mesh current collectors. Environmental Science & Technology 2010, 44, 1490-1495. (IF 5.393)

31. Zhang, F.; Cheng, S.; Pant, D.; Bogaert, G.V.; Logan, B.E., Power generation using an activated carbon and metal mesh cathode in a microbial fuel cell. Electrochemistry Communications 2009, 11, 2177-2179. (IF 4.569)

32. Cao, X.; Zhang, F.; Fan, M.; Liang, P.; Huang, X., Effect of a pairing microbe to Geobacter sulfurreducens start up in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Biotechnology 2008, 136S, S676-S677. (IF 2.667)