清华大学环境学院

School of Environment


Name:
Deyi Hou
Division:Division of Groundwater and Soil Environment
Position:Associate Professor, Assistant Dean
Address:
School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Telephone:010-62781159
E-mail:houdeyi@tsinghua.edu.cn


Education background

1998.9 – 2002.6      B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

2002.9 – 2003.6      M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, USA

2003.6 – 2005.9      D.E. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, USA

2011.10 – 2014.11  PhD in Environmental Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK 

Experience

2015.11 – Present       Associate Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, China

2006.04 – 2015.11      Remediation Engineer / Project Manager, Parsons Corporation, USA/UK   

2005.10– 2006.04       Engineering Aid, East Bay Municipal Utility District

Concurrent Academic

Sustainable Remediation Forum (SURF), Member

American Geophysical Union (AGU), Member/Annual Conference Session Chair

ASTM International, Member/Working Group Member

Higher Education Academy, Associate Fellow

Invited Reviewer for over 10 academic journals including EST, JHM, JCP, STOTEN, etc 

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Green and sustainable remediation technologies for the cleanup of contaminated soil and groundwater

Synthesis of green and innovative materials for environmental remediation: biochar, nano-material, controlled release material

Groundwater contaminant transport modeling and sampling optimization

Regional distribution of soil and groundwater pollutants, risk control and remediation optimization strategies

Life cycle assessment of secondary impact associated with contaminated site remediation

Sustainability assessment for environmental remediation

Linking contaminated site remediation with public participation, environmental behavior, policy, and management

(My research group has open positions for MS and PhD students, full time RA, and postdoctoral researchers, please email your CV to houdeyi@tsinghua.edu.cn)

Honors And Awards

National Thousand Young Talent,2015

Academic Achievement

Selected Publications

1. Zhang, P., Lo, I., O'Connor, D., Pehkonen, S., Cheng, H., Deyi Hou (*). High efficiency removal of methylene blue using SDS surface-modified ZnFe2O4 nanoparticles. Journal of Colloid And Interface Science. August, 2017.

2. Song, Y., Deyi Hou (*), Zhang, J., O'Connor, D., Li, G., Gu, Q., Li, S., Liu, P., Environmental and socio-economic sustainability appraisal of contaminated land remediation strategies: A case study at a mega-site in China. Science of the Total Environment. August, 2017. 

3. Hou, Deyi (*), Ding, Z., Li, G., Wu, L., Hu, P., Guo, G., Wang, X., Ma, Y., O'Connor, D., Wang, X., A Sustainability Assessment Framework for Agricultural Land Remediation in China. Land Degradation & Development. July 2017.

4. Hou, Deyi (*), O'Connor, D., Nathanail, P., Tian, L., Ma, Y., Integrated GIS and multivariate statistical analysis for regional scale assessment of heavy metal soil contamination: a critical review. Environmental Pollution. July, 2017.

5. Qi, S., Hou, Deyi (*), Luo, J. (*), Optimization of groundwater sampling approach under various hydrogeological conditions using a numerical simulation model. Journal of Hydrology. 2017, 552:505-515. 

6. Hou, Deyi (*), Qi, S., Zhao, B., Rigby, M., O'Connor, D., Incorporating life cycle assessment with health risk assessment to select the ‘greenest’ cleanup level for Pb contaminated soil. Journal of Cleaner Production. 2017, 162:1157-1168.

7. Hou, Deyi (*), Li, F., Complexities Surrounding China's Soil Action Plan. Land Degradation & Development. May 2017.

8. Hou, Deyi (*), Gu, Q., Ma, F., O’Connell, S., Life Cycle Assessment Comparison of Thermal Desorption and Stabilization/Solidification of Mercury Contaminated Soil on Agricultural Land. Journal of Cleaner Production. 2016, 139: 949-956..

9. Hou, Deyi (*), Guthrie, P, and Rigby M., Assessing the trend in sustainable remediation: a questionnaire survey of remediation professionals in various countries. Journal of Environmental Management. August, 2016. 

10. Hou, Deyi (*), Divergence in Stakeholder Perception in Sustainable Remediation. Sustainability Science, 2016, 11(2): 215-230.

11. Ma, Y., Shi, Y., Hou, D., Zhang, X., Chen, J., Wang, Z., Xu, Z., Li, F., Du, X. Treatability of volatile chlorinated hydrocarbon-contaminated soils of different textures along a vertical profile by mechanical soil aeration: A laboratory test. Journal of Environmental Sciences. 2016.

12. Hou, Deyi (*), Li, G., Green and Sustainable Remediation Movement in the New Millennium and its Relevance to China. Twenty Years Research and Development on Soil Pollution and Remediation in China. 2016.

13. Ma, Y., Du, X., Shi, Y., Hou, Deyi, Dong, B., Li, H., Xu, Z., Xie, Y., Fang, J., Li, Z., Cao, Y., Li, F. (*). Engineering practice of mechanical soil aeration for the remediation of volatile organic compounds-contaminated sites in China: Advantages and challenges. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering. September, 2016.

14. Chen, Y., Hou, Deyi, Spain, J.C., Luo, J(*). Effects of rate-limited mass transfer on modeling vapor intrusion with aerobic biodegradation. Environmental Science and Technology. August 2016. 

15. O'Connell, S. (*) and Hou, Deyi, Resilience: A Nnew Consideration for Environmental Remediation in an Era of Climate Change, Remediation Journal, 2015, 26(1): 57-67.

16. Ma, F., Peng, C., Hou, Deyi, Wu, B., Zhang, Q., Li, F., Gu, Q. (*), Citric Acid Facilitated Thermal Treatment: An Innovative Method for the Remediation of Mercury Contaminated Soil, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2015, 300: 546-552.

17. Hou, Deyi (*), Al-Tabbaa, A. and Hellings, J, Sustainable site clean-up from megaprojects: Lessons from London 2012, Proceedings of ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 2015, 168(2): 61-70. 

18. Luo, J. (*), Kurt, Z., Hou, Deyi, and Spain, J., Modeling Aerobic Biodegradation in the Capillary Fringe, Environmental Science and Technology, 2015, 49(3): 1501-1510.

19. Hou, Deyi (*), Al-Tabbaa, A, Guthrie, P, Hellings, J., Using a Hybrid LCA Method to Evaluate the Sustainability of Sediment Remediation at the London Olympic Park, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2014, 83: 87-95.

20. Hou, Deyi (*), O’Connor, D. and Al-Tabbaa, A., Modeling the Diffusion of Contaminated Site Remediation Technologies, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 2014, 225(9): 1-6.

21. Hou, Deyi (*), O’Connor, D. and Al-Tabbaa, A., Comparing the Adoption of Contaminated Land Remediation Technologies in the US, UK, and China, Remediation Journal, 2014, 25(1): 33-51.

22. Ma, F., Zhang, Q., Xu, D., Hou, Deyi, Li, F., and Gu, Q. (*), Mercury Removal from Contaminated Soil by Thermal Treatment with FeCl3 at Reduced Temperature, Chemosphere, 2014, 117: 388-393. 

23. Hou, Deyi (*), Al-Tabbaa, A, Guthrie, P, The adoption of sustainable remediation behaviour in the US and UK: A cross country comparison and determinant analysis, Science of the Total Environment, 490(8): 905-913.

24. Hou, Deyi (*), Al-Tabbaa, A, Chen, H and Mamic, I., Factor analysis and structural equation modelling of sustainable behaviour in contaminated land remediation, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2014, 84: 439-449.

25. Hou, Deyi (*) and Al-Tabbaa, A., Sustainability: A new imperative in contaminated land remediation, Environmental Science and Policy, 2014, 39: 25-34. 

26. Hou, Deyi (*), Al-Tabbaa, A, and Luo, J. Assessing effects of site characteristics on remediation secondary life cycle impact with a generalised framework, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2014, 57(7): 1083-1100.

27. Hou, Deyi (*) and Luo, J. Evaluation of Apparent Permeability and Field Assessment of Aged Asphalt Capping Systems, Journal of Environmental Engineering. 2013, 139 (2): 167-175.

28. Hou, Deyi (*), Luo, J., and Al-Tabbaa, A., Shale Gas Can be a Double Edged Sword for Climate Change, Nature Climate Change, 2012, 2 (6): 385-387.

29. Hou, Deyi (*), Al-Tabbaa, A., Guthrie, P., and Watanabe, K. Sustainable Waste and Materials Management: National Policy and Global Perspective, Environmental Science and Technology, 2012, 46 (5): 2494?2495.

30. Hou, Deyi (*), Vision 2020: More Needed in Materials Reuse and Recycling to Avoid Land Contamination, Environmental Science and Technology, 2011, 45 (15), 6227-6228.

31. Hou, Deyi (*) and Leu, J., Optimizing the Remedial Process at a Petroleum Contaminated Site Using a Three Tier Approach. Journal of Environmental Engineer. 2009, 135 (11): 1171–1180.

32. Boehm, A. B. (*), Hou, Deyi, Whitman, R. L, Nevers, M. B., and Weisberg, S. B. (2007). Now-casting recreational water quality. A chapter in Statistical Framework for Water Quality Criteria and Monitoring. Edited by Larry Wymer and Alfred Dufour.

33. Hou, Deyi, Rabinovici, S. J., Boehm, A. B. (*). Enterococci Predictions from Partial Least Squares Regression Models in Conjunction with a Single-Sample Standard Improve the Efficacy of Beach Management Advisories. Environmental Science and Technology. 2006, 40 (6): 1737  1743.