Division: Division of Environmental Biology
Position: Professor
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering

Education background

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Jul. 1997, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China

M.S. in Chemistry, Jul.1994, Jilin University, Changchun, China

B.S. in Chemistry, Jul 1991, Jilin University, Changchun, China


2009-present Professor, Dep. of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University 

2000-2009  Associate Professor, Dep. of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University 

1997-2000 Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

2001-2002 Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Research Area:

1. Environmental microbiology/biotechnology

2. Bioremediation of contaminated soil and surface water

Research Projects:

1. The use of non-uniform electrokinetics to enhance in-situ bioremediation of organics- contaminated soil and surface water (National High-tech 863 Project 2004-2006) 

2. Study on functional genes for biodegradation of chlorinated compounds (Fundamental research foundation of Tsinghua University, 2004-2006) 

3. P450 inducement by POPs and its involvement in POPs biodegradation in white rot fungus (National Science Foundation of China, 2005-2007)

4. Novel technologies for ecological remediation of contaminated soil (National Key Basic Research Program--973 project, 2005-2009)

5. Biological conversion and degradation typical POPs in environment ( The Key project of National Science Foundation of China, 2008-2011)

6. Eco-Biological Remediation of contaminated urban river  in Changzhou city.(The National Key Project on Water Environmental Pollution Control, 2008-2010)

7. New techniques for biosynthesis of PHAs with waste activated sludge (The National Key Project Water Environmental Pollution Control, 2009-2010)

Academic Achievement

1. Fayuan Wang, Hui Wang, Jianwei Ma, Adsorption of cadmium (II) ions from aqueous solution by a new low-cost adsorbent-Bamboo charcoal, DoI:10.1016/j.jhazmat. 2009.12.032

2. Baisuo Zhao, Hui Wang et al., Thalassospira xianhensis sp. nov., a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading marine bacterium, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 2009, DOI 10.1099/ijs.0.013201-0. 

3. Daliang Ning, Hui Wang, Yuan Zhuang, Induction of functional cytochrome P450 and its involvement in degradation of benzoic acid by Phanerochaete chrysosporium, Biodegradation. 2009, DOI : 10.1007/s10532-009-9301-z. 

4. B. Zhao, H. Wang et al, A rapid screening method for bacteria degrading polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Letters in Applied Microbiology, 2009,49: 408–410

5. Jinyong Liu, Hui Wang, Haijun Yang, Yanjun Ma, Ouchen Cai, Detection of phosphorus species in sediments of artificial landscape lakes in China by fractionation and phosphorus31 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Environmental Pollution, 2009, 157:49-56. 

6. Xiahui Qu, Hui Wang, Qingzhu Zhang, Xiangyan Shi, Fei Xu, Wenxing Wang,  Mechanistic and Kinetic Studies on the Homogeneous Gas-Phase, Formation of PCDD/Fs from 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol, Environmental Science and Technology, 2009, 43:4068–4075 

7. Qingzhu Zhang, Xiaohui Qu, Hui Wang, Fei Xu, Xiangyan Shi, Wenxing Wang, Mechanism and Thermal Rate Constants for the Complete Series Reactions of Chlorophenols with H, Environmental Science and Technology, 2009,43:4105–4112

8. Xiangyu Fan, Hui Wang, Qishi Luo, Jianwei Ma and Xihui Zhang, The use of 2D non-uniform electric field to enhance in situ bioremediation of 2,4-dichlorophenol- contaminated soil. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2007,148(1-2):29-37 

9. Qishi Luo, Hui Wang, Xihui Zhang Xiangyu Fan,Yi Qian, In situ bioelectrokinetic remediation of phenol-contaminated soil by use of an electrode matrix and a rotational operation mode.  Chemosphere, 2006, 64(3):415-422. 

10. Qishi Luo, Hui Wang, Xihui Zhang, Yi Qian, Effect of direct electric current on the cell surface properties of phenol-degrading bacteria.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2005, 71(1): 423-427.