清华大学环境学院

School of Environment

 

Name:               WANG Xiaomao
Division:           Drinking Water Safety
Position:           Associate Professor
Post-address:  School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing 10084, China
Phone:              +86-10-6278-1386
E-mail:              wangxiaomao@tsinghua.edu.cn

Education background

1999.9 - 2004.7  Tsinghua University, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering)

1994.9 - 1999.7  Tsinghua University, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (B.S. in Environmental Engineering)

Experience

2011.11 - present  Associate Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University

2010.11 - 2011.11 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

2009.8 - 2010.11   Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

2006.10 - 2009.8   Research Associate, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of New South Wales

2004.8 - 2006.9     Research Associate/Senior Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Membrane filtration and separation

Granular media filtration

Emerging contaminant removal

Academic Achievement

1. Liu YL, Kong FX, Wang XM*, Yang HW, Xie YFF, Thin-film composite forward osmosis membrane in rejecting trace organic compounds: Impact of molecular charge Desalination and Water Treatment 66: 23–35, 2017.

2. Kong FX, Yang HW, Wang XM*, Xie YFF, Assessment of the hindered transport model in predicting the rejection of trace organic compounds by nanofiltration, Journal of Membrane Science 498: 57–66, 2016.

3. Dong LX, Huang XC, Wang Z, Yang Z, Wang XM*, Tang CY, A thin-film nanocomposite nanofiltration membrane prepared on a support with in situ embedded zeolite nanoparticles, Separation and Purification Technology, 166: 230-239, 2016.

4. Liu ST, Yang HW, Liu WJ, Zhao Y, Wang XM*, Xie YF, Evaluation of backwash strategies on biologically active carbon filters by using chloroacetic acids as indicator chemicals, Process Biochemistry, 51 (7): 886-894, 2016.

5. Zhao Y, Yang HW, Liu ST, Tang S, Wang XM*, Xie YFF, Effects of metal ions on disinfection byproduct formation during chlorination of natural organic matter and surrogates, Chemosphere 144: 1074–1082, 2016.

6. Ao L, Liu WJ*, Zhao L, Wang XM, Membrane fouling in ultrafiltration of natural water after pretreatment to different extents, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 43: 234-243, 2016.

7. Liu DY, Wang XM, Xie YF, Tang HL*, Effect of capacitive deionization on disinfection by-product precursors, Science of the Total Environment 568: 19-25, 2016.

8. Xiao K, Sun JY, Shen YX, Liang S, Liang P, Wang XM*, Huang X*, Fluorescence properties of dissolved organic matter as a function of hydrophobicity and molecular weight: case studies from two membrane bioreactors and an oxidation ditch, RSC Advances 6: 24050–24059, 2016.

9. Chen XD, Yang HW, Liu WJ, Wang XM*, Xie YF. Filterability and structure of the fouling layers of biopolymer coexisting with ferric iron in ultrafiltration membrane. Journal of Membrane Science 495: 81–90, 2015.

10. Wang XM*, Li B, Zhang T, Li XY. Performance of nanofiltration membrane in rejecting trace organic compounds: Experiment and model prediction. Desalination 370: 7–16, 2015.

11. Zhang XL, Yang HW, Wang XM*, Karanfil T, Xie YF. Trihalomethane hydrolysis in drinking water at elevated temperatures. Water Research, 78: 18–27, 2015.

12. Zhang XL, Yang HW, Wang XF, Zhao Y, Wang XM*, Xie YF. Concentration levels of disinfection by-products in 14 swimming pools of China. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering, DOI 10.1007/s11783-015-0797-7, 2015.

13. Dong LX, Yang HW, Liu ST, Wang XM*, Xie YF. Fabrication and anti-biofouling properties of alumina and zeolite nanoparticle embedded ultrafiltration membranes. Desalination, 365: 70–78, 2015.

14. Yang HW, Liu WJ, Wang XM*, Sun LL, Xie YF. Bromate control by dosing hydrogen peroxide and ammonia during ozonation of the Yellow river water. Ozone-Science & Engineering, 37 (2): 127-133, 2015.

15. Tang S, Wang XM, Mao YQ, Zhao Y, Yang HW*, Xie YF. Effect of dissolved oxygen concentration on iron efficiency: Removal of three chloroacetic acids. Water research, 73: 342–352, 2015.

16. Wang XM, Mao YQ, Tang S, Yang HW*, Xie YFF. Disinfection byproducts in drinking water and regulatory compliance: A critical review. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering, 9 (1): 3–15, 2015.

17. Wang XM, Yang HW, Li ZY*, Yang SX, Xie YF. Pilot study for the treatment of sodium and fluoride-contaminated groundwater by using high-pressure membrane systems. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering, 9 (1): 155-163, 2015.

18. Kong FX, Yang HW, Wu YQ, Wang XM*, Xie YF. Rejection of pharmaceuticals during forward osmosis and prediction by using the solution–diffusion model. Journal of Membrane Science, 476: 410–420, 2015.

19. Mao YQ, Wang XM, Yang HW*, Wang HY, Xie YF. Effects of ozonation on disinfection byproduct formation and speciation during subsequent chlorination. Chemosphere, 117: 515-520, 2014.

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

21. Wang XM, Leal GMI, Zhang XL, Yang HW, Xie YF*. Haloacetic acids in swimming pool and spa water in the United States and China. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering, 8(6): 820–824, 2014.

22. Kong FX, Yang HW, Wang XM*, Xie YF. Rejection of nine haloacetic acids and coupled reverse draw solute permeation in forward osmosis. Desalination, 341: 1–9, 2014.

23. Chang FF, Liu WJ*, Wang XM. Comparison of polyamide nanofiltration and low-pressure reverse osmosis membranes on As(III) rejection under various operational conditions. Desalination, 334: 10-16, 2014.

24. Wang XM, Li XY*. Modeling of the initial deposition of individual particles during the cross-flow membrane filtration. Colloids and Surfaces A-Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 440: 91-100, 2014.

25. Sun FY, Wang XM, Li XY*. An innovative membrane bioreactor (MBR) system for simultaneous nitrogen and phosphorus removal. Process Biochemistry, 48: 1749-1756, 2013.

26. Tang S, Wang XM, Yang HW*, Xie YF. Haloacetic acid removal by sequential zero-valent iron reduction and biologically active carbon degradation. Chemosphere, 90: 1563-1567, 2013.

27. Zhang XL, Yang HW, Wang XM*, Fu J, Xie YF. Formation of disinfection by-products: Effect of temperature and kinetic modeling. Chemosphere, 90: 634-639, 2013.

28. Wang XM*, Li XY. A unified model for quantification of concentration polarization (CP) of particles during cross-flow membrane filtration. Colloids and Surfaces A-Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 407: 99-107, 2012.

29. Wang XM, Li XY, Shih K*. Spontaneous formation of nano-fibrillar boehmite and the enhancement effect of polyethylene glycol. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 94: 4435-4443, 2011.

30. Wang XM, Sun FY, Li XY*. Investigation of the role of biopolymer clusters in MBR membrane fouling using flash freezing and environmental scanning electron microscopy. Chemosphere, 85: 1154-1159, 2011.

31. Wang XM*, Li XY, Waite TD. Quantification of solid pressure in the concentration polarization (CP) layer of colloidal particles and its impact on ultrafiltration. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 358: 290-300, 2011.

32. Xiao K, Wang XM, Huang X*, Waite TD, Wen XH. Combined effect of membrane and foulant hydrophobicity and surface charge on adsorptive fouling during microfiltration. Journal of Membrane Science, 373: 140-151, 2011.

33. Sun FY, Wang XM, Li XY*. Change in the fouling propensity of sludge in membrane bioreactors (MBR) in relation to the accumulation of biopolymer clusters. Bioresource Technology, 102: 4718-4725, 2011.

34. Wang XM, Li XY, Shih K*. In situ embedment and growth of anhydrous and hydrated aluminum oxide particles on polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, 368, 134-143, 2011.

35. Yang NN, Wen XH*, Waite TD, Wang XM, Huang X. Natural organic matter fouling of microfiltration membranes: Prediction of constant flux behavior from constant pressure materials properties determination. Journal of Membrane Science, 366, 192-202, 2011.

36. Sun FY, Wang XM, Li XY*. Effect of biopolymer clusters on the fouling property of sludge from a membrane bioreactor (MBR) and its control by ozonation. Process Biochemistry, 46: 162-167, 2011.

37. Wang XM, Waite TD*. Iron speciation and iron species transformation in activated sludge membrane bioreactors. Water Research, 44: 3511-3521, 2010.

38. Chen W, Sun FY, Wang XM, Li XY*. A membrane bioreactor for an innovative biological nitrogen removal process. Water Science and Technology, 61: 671-676, 2010.

39. Wang XM, Waite TD*. Role of gelling soluble and colloidal microbial products in membrane fouling. Environmental Science & Technology, 43: 9341-9347, 2009.

40. Xiao K, Wang XM, Huang X*, Waite TD, Wen XH. Analysis of polysaccharide, protein and humic acid retention by microfiltration membranes using Thomas’ dynamic adsorption model. Journal of Membrane Science, 342: 22-34, 2009.

41. Wang XM, Waite TD*. Retention of soluble microbial products in submerged membrane bioreactors. Desalination and Water Treatment-Science and Engineering, 6: 131-137, 2009.

42. Sun FY, Wang XM, Li XY*. Visualisation and characterisation of biopolymer clusters in a submerged membrane bioreactor. Journal of Membrane Science, 325: 691-697, 2008.

43. Wang XM, Waite TD*. Impact of gel layer formation on colloid retention in membrane filtration processes. Journal of Membrane Science, 325: 486-494, 2008.

44. Wang XM, Waite TD*. Gel layer formation and hollow fiber membrane filterability of polysaccharide dispersions. Journal of Membrane Science, 322: 204-213, 2008.

45. Kovalsky P*, Wang XM, Bushell G, Waite TD. Application of local material properties to prediction of constant flux filtration behaviour of compressible matter. Journal of Membrane Science, 318: 191-200, 2008.

46. Wang XM, Chang S, Kovalsky P, Waite TD*. Multiphase flow models in quantifying constant pressure dead-end filtration and subsequent cake compression - 1. Dilute slurry filtration. Journal of Membrane Science, 308: 35-43, 2008.

47. Wang XM, Kovalsky P, Waite TD*. Multiphase flow models in quantifying constant pressure dead-end filtration and subsequent cake compression - 2. Concentrated slurry filtration and cake compression. Journal of Membrane Science, 308: 44-53, 2008.

48. Wang XM and Li XY*. Accumulation of biopolymer clusters in a submerged membrane bioreactor and its effect on membrane fouling. Water Research, 42: 855-862, 2008.

49. Huang X*, Wang XM. Toxicity change patterns and its mechanism during the degradation of nitrogen-heterocyclic compounds by O3/UV. Chemosphere, 69: 747-754, 2007.

50. Wang XM, Li XY*, Huang X. Membrane fouling in a submerged membrane bioreactor (SMBR): characterisation of the sludge cake and its high filtration resistance. Separation and Purification Technology, 52: 439-445, 2007.

51. Li XY*, Wang XM. Modelling of membrane fouling in a submerged membrane bioreactor. Journal of Membrane Science, 278: 151-161, 2006.

52. Wang XM, Huang X*, Zuo CY, Hu HY. Kinetics of quinoline degradation by O3/UV in aqueous phase. Chemosphere, 55: 733-741, 2004.

53. Meng YB, Huang X*, Wu YX, Wang XM, Qian Y. Kinetic study and modeling on photocatalytic degradation of para-chlorobenzoate at different light intensities. Environmental Pollution, 117: 307-313, 2002.