Division: Division of Water Environment
Position: Professor
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, 100084 CHINA

Education background

 Prof. HUANG Xia received her BS in 1982 in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering from Chongqing Institute of Architecture and Engineering, her MS in 1985 in Environmental Engineering from Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan, and her PhD degree in 1988 in Environmental Chemistry and Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.


After her PhD education, she joined the Department of Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University as a lecture in 1989, and became associate professor in 1992 and got the full professor position in Tsinghua University in 1997. As a visiting professor, she visited University of Cincinnati, USA from 4/1994 to 7/1994, University of Leeds, UK from 9/1998 to 10/1998. She worked in Department of Ecological Engineering of Toyohashi Institute of Technology, Japan from 3/1995 to 3/1997 as an associated professor, and worked in Tokyo Institute of Technology and Kyoto University, Japan respectively from 12/1989 to 3/1999 and 7/2007 to 9/2007 as a guest professor. Now she is a Director of Division of Water Environment, Vice Director of State Key Joint Laboratory of Environment Simulation and Pollution Control, and Chair of Academic Committee of Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University.

She is a member of Management Committee of the IWA Specialist Group on Membrane Technology, and Executive Associate Editor-in-Chief of "Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering in China". She was awarded by the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars and the Yangtse River Scholar reward, and has published more than 100 papers in recent 5 years, and received ES&T 2009 best paper award, two State Science and Technology Progress Awards and several awards issued by Ministry of Education of China.

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

1.Hybrid membrane technologies for water and wastewater treatment

2.Microbial fuel cell for simultaneous electricity generation and wastewater treatment

3.Novel biological nitrogen and phosphorus removal processes

4.Excess sludge reduction and resource recovery

1.Study on monitoring, assessment and treatment technologies for reduction of risk caused by water reuse (Major International Joint Research Program of NSFC)(2006-2009)

2.Double canister microbial fuel cell for electricity generation and simlutaneous nitrogen removal (863 program)(2007-2009)

3.Integrated innovative technology for simultaneous wastewater treatment and electricity generation using microbial fuel cell (International joint program of MOST)(2007-2009)

4.Identification, characterization and optimized control of membrane fouling in membrane based water treatment processes (the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 2008-2011)

5.Energy saving nitrogen and phosphorus removal process (National Key program, 2007-2010).

Academic Achievement

1.Rui Liu, Xia Huang, Chengwen Wang, Lvjun Chen and Yi Qian: Study on hydraulic characteristics in a submerged membrane bioreactor, Process Biochemistry, 2000, 36 (3), 249-254

2.Xia Huang, Rui Liu and Yi Qian: Behavior of soluble microbial products in a membrane bioreactor, Process Biochemistry, 2000, 36(5), 401-406

3.Rui Liu, Xia Huang, Lvjun Chen, Chengwen Wang and Yi Qian: A pilot study on a submerged membrane bioreactor for domestic wastewater treatment, J. Environ. Health, Part A, A35(10),2000, 1761-1772

4.B.R. Lim, X. Huang, H.-Y. Hu, N. Goto and K. Fujie: Effects of temperature on biodegradation characteristics of organic pollutants and microbial community in a solid phase aerobic bioreactor treating high strength organic wastewater. Water. Sci. Tech. 2001, 43, 131-137

5.Xia Huang, Ping Gui, Yi Qian: Effect of sludge retention time on the microbial behaviour in a submerged membrane bioreactor, Process Biochemistry, 2001, 36(10), 1001-1006

6.Yaobin Meng, Xia Huang, Yingxi Wu, Xiaomao Wang, Yi Qian: Kinetic study and modeling on photocatalytic degradation of para-chlorobenzoate at different light intensities, Environment Pollution. 2002, 117(2), 307-313

7.Li Mo, Xia Huang, Jinling Wu: Effect of operational conditions on membrane permeability in a coagulation-microfiltration process for water purification, J. Environ. Health, Part A, A37(2), 2002, 273-285

8.Bin Fan, Xia Huang: Characteristics of a self-forming dynamic membrane coupled with a bioreactor for municipal wastewater treatment, Environmental Science & Technology, 2002, 36(23), 5245-5251

9.B.R.Lim, H.-Y. Hu, X. Huang and K. Fujie: Effect of seawater on treatment performance and microbial population in a biofilter treating coke-oven wastewater. Process Biochemistry, 2002, 37(9), 943-948

10.Ping Gui, Xia Huang, Ying Chen and Yi Qian: Effect of operational parameters on sludge accumulation on membrane surfaces in a submerged membrane bioreactor, Desalination. 2003, 151(2), 185-194

11.Li Mo and Xia Huang: Fouling characteristics and cleaning strategies in a coagulation-microfiltration combination process for water purification, Desalination.2003, 159(1), 1-9

12.Rui Liu, Xia Huang, You Feng Sun and Yi Qian:Hydrodynamic effect on sludge accumulation over membrane surfaces in a submerged membrane bioreactor,Process Biochemistry, 2003,39(2), 157-163

13.Yu Zhang, Min Yang and Xia Huang: Arsenic (V) removal with a Ce(IV)-doped iron oxide adsorbent. Chemosphere,2003, 51(9), 945-952

14.Kaichang Yu, Xianghua Wen, Qingjie Bu and Xia Huang: Critical flux enhencements with air sparing in axial hollow fibers cross-flow microfiltration of biologically treated wastewater, J. Membrane Science, 2003, 224, 69-79.

15.Xiaomao Wang, Xia Huang, Chenyan Zuo, Hongying Hu: Kinetics of quinoline degradation by O3/UV in aqueous phase, Chemosphere, 2004, 55(5), 733-741

16.Xianghua Wen, Hanjun Ding, Xia Huang, Ruopeng Liu: Treatment of hospital wastewater using a submerged membrane bioreactor, Process Biochemistry,2004, 39(11), 1427-1431

17.Zhang Jian, Huang Xia, Shao Changfei, Liu Chaoxiang, Shi Hanchang, Hu Hongying: Influence of Packing Media on Nitrogen Removal in a Subsurface Infiltration System, Journal of Environmental Science, 2004,16(1), 153-156

18.Rui Liu, Xia Huang, Lvjun Chen, Xianghua Wen and Yi Qian: Operational performance of a submerged membrane bioreactor for reclamation of bath wastewater, Process Biochemistry,2005, 40(1), 125-130

19.Ying Wang, Xia Huang, Qipeng Yuan: Nitrogen and Carbon Removals from Food Processing Wastewater by an Anoxic/Aerobic Membrane Bioreactor, Process Biochemistry,2005, 40(5), 1733-1739

20.Yingxi Wu, Xia Huang, Xianghua Wen and Futai Chen, Function of dynamic membrane in self-forming dynamic membrane coupled bioreactor, Water Science and Technology, 2005, 51(6~7), 107-114

21.Yaobin Meng, Xia Huang, Qunhao Yang, Yi Qian, Nobuhiko Kubota, Sakae Fukunaga, Treatment of polluted river water with a photocatalytic slurry reactor using low-pressure mercury lamps coupled with a membrane, Desalination, 2005, 181(1-3), 121-133

22.Jian Zhang, Xia Huang, Chaoxiang Liu, Hanchang Shi, Hongying Hu, Nitrogen removal enhanced by intermittent operation in a subsurface wastewater infiltration system, Ecological Engineering, 2005, 25, 419-428

23.Rui Liu, Xia Huang, Jinying Xi and Yi Qian: Microbial behaviour in a membrane bioreactor with complete sludge retention, Process Biochemistry, 2005, 40(10), 3165-3170

24.Peng Liang, Xia Huang, Yi Qian, Yuansong Wei, Guoji Ding: Determination and comparison of sludge reduction rates caused by microfaunas’ predation, Bioresource technology, 2006, 97, 854-861

25.Peng Liang, Xia Huang and Yi Qian: Excess sludge reduction in activated sludge process through predation of Aeolosoma hemprichi, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 2006, 28, 117-122.

26.Chun-hai Wei, Xia Huang, Cheng-wen Wang and Xiang-hua Wen: Effect of a suspended carrier on membrane fouling in a submerged membrane bioreactor, Water Science and Technology, 2006, 53(6), 211-220

27.Chunhai Wei, Xia Huang and Xianghua Wen: Pilot study on municipal wastewater treatment by a modified submerged membrane bioreactor, Water Science and Technology, 2006,  53(9), 103-110

28.Jinling Wu, Futai Chen, Xia Huang, Wenyan Geng, Xianghua Wen: Using inorganic coagulants to control membrane fouling in a submerged membrane bioreactor, Desalination, 2006, 197, 124-136

29.Xia Huang, Peng Liang and Yi Qian: Excess Sludge Reduction Induced By Tubifex tubifex in a Recycled Sludge Reactor, J. of Biotechnology,2007, 127, 443-451

30.Xiao-Mao Wang, Xiao-Yan Li, Xia Huang: Membrane fouling in a submerged membrane bioreactor (SMBR): Characterisation of the sludge cake and its high filtration resistance, Separation and Purification Technology,2007, 52, 439-445

31.Xia Huang, Yaobin Meng, Peng Liang, Yi Qian: Operational Conditions of a Membrane Filtration Reactor Coupled with Photocatalytic Oxidation, Separation and Purification Technology, 2007, 55,165-172

32.Peng Liang, Xia Huang, Ming-Zhi Fan, Xiao-Xin Cao, Cheng Wang: Composition and distribution of internal resistance in three types of microbial fuel cells, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol., 2007, 77, 551–558

33.Xia Huang, Xiao-mao Wang: Toxicity change patterns and its mechanism during the degradation of nitrogen-heterocyclic compounds by O3/UV, Chemosphere, 2007, 69, 747–754

34.Xue Tao, Huang Xia. Releasing characteristics of phosphorus and other substances during thermal treatment of excess sludge. Journal of Environmental Sciences. 2007, 19(10), 1153-1158

35.Xia Huang, Chun-hai Wei, Kai-chang Yu: Mechanism of membrane fouling control by suspended carriers in a submerged membrane bioreactor. J. of Mem. Sci.,2008, 309(1-2), 7-16

36.Pengzhe Sui, Xianghua Wen, Xia Huang: Feasibility of employing ultrasound for on-line membrane fouling control in an anaerobic membrane, Desalination, 2008, 219 (1-3), 203-213

37.Chun Liu, Xia Huang, Hui Wang: Start-up of a Membrane Bioreactor Bioaugmented with Genetically Engineered Microorganism for Enhanced Treatment of Atrazine Containing Wastewater, Desalination, 2008, 231(1-3), 12-19

38.Jianhua Chen, Xia Huang, Duujong Lee. Bisphenol A Removal by a Membrane Bioreactor, Process Biochemistry, 2008, 43(4),451-456

39.Xia Huang, Jinling Wu: Improvement of membrane filterability of the mixed liquor in a membrane bioreactor by ozonation. J. of Mem. Sci., 2008, 18(1-2), (210-216)

40.Jinling Wu, Xia Huang: Effect of dosing polymeric ferric sulfate on fouling characteristics, mixed liquor properties and performance in a long-term running membrane bioreactor, Separation and Purification Technology, 2008, 45-54

41.Xiaoxin Cao, Xia Huang, Nico Boon, Peng Liang, Mingzhi Fan: Electricity generation by an enriched phototrophic consortium in a microbial fuel cell, Electrochemistry Communications, 2008, 10, 1392-1395

42.Xiaoxin Cao, Fang Zhang, Mingzhi Fan, Peng Liang, Xia Huang: Effect of a pairing microbe to Geobacter sulfurreducens start up in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Biotechnology, 2008, 136S, S676-S677

43.Hong Tao Zhu, Xiang Hua Wen, Xia Huang: Pre-ozonation for dead-end microfiltration of the secondary effluent: suspended particles and membrane fouling, Desalination, 2008, 231(1-3), 166-174

44.Xianghua Wen, Pengzhe Sui and Xia Huang: Exerting ultrasound to control the membrane fouling in filtration of anaerobic activated sludge—mechanism and membrane damage, Water Science & Technology, 2008, 57(5), 773-779

45.Hongtao Zhu, Xianghua Wen, Xia Huang, Motoharu Noguchi, Yiping Gan. Membrane fouling in the reclamation of secondary effluent with an ozone-membrane hybrid system. Separation Science & Technology. 2009, 44(1), 121-130

46.Wen-tao Zhao, Xia Huang, Duu-jong Lee, Xiao-hui Wang, Yue-xiao Shen: Use of Submerged Anaerobic-Anoxic-Oxic Membrane Bioreactor to Treat Highly Toxic Coke Wastewater with Complete Sludge Retention, J. of Mem. Sci., 2009, 330, 57-64

47.Wen-tao Zhao, Xia Huang, Duu-jong Lee: Enhanced Treatment of Coke Plant Wastewater Using an Anaerobic-Anoxic-Oxic Membrane Bioreactor System, Separation and Purification Technology, 2009, 66, 279–286

48.Peng Liang, Mingzhi Fan, Xiaoxin Cao, Xia Huang: Evaluation of applied cathode potential to enhance biocathode in microbial fuel cells, Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 2009, 84, 794-799

49.Haidong Zhou, Xia Huang, Mijun Gao, Xiaolin Wang, Xianghua Wen. Distribution and elimination of polycyclic musks in three sewage treatment plants of Beijing, China. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2009, 21 (5), 561-567

50.Zhang ZC, Huang X, Yang HJ, Xiao K, Luo X, Sha H, Chen YM, Study on P Forms in Extracellular Polymeric Substances in Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal Sludge by P-31-NMR Spectroscopy, Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis, 2009, 29(2), 536-539

51.Cao XX, Fan MZ, Liang P, Huang X. Effects of Anode Potential on the Electricity Generation Performance of Geobacter Sulfurreducens. Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities-Chinese, 2009, 30(5), 983-987

52.Xiaoxin CAO, Xia HUANG, Peng LIANG, Nico BOON, Mingzhi FAN, Lin ZHANG, Xiaoyuan ZHANG, A completely anoxic microbial fuel cell using a photo-biocathode for cathodic carbon dioxide reduction, Energy & Environmental Science, 2009, 2(5): 498-501

53.Xiaoxin Cao, Xia Huang, Xiaoyuan Zhang, Peng Liang, Mingzhi Fan, A mini-microbial fuel cell for voltage testing of exoelectrogenic bacteria, Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering in China, 2009, 3(3), 307-312

54.Xiaoxin Cao, Xia Huang, Peng Liang, Kang Xiao, Yingjun Zhou, Xiaoyuan Zhang, Bruce Logan: A New Method for Water Desalination Using Microbial Desalination Cells. ES&T,2009, 43, 7148-7152—ES&T 2009 best paper award (Environmental Technology Top Paper)

55.Kang Xiao, Xiaomao Wang, Xia Huang, T. David Waite, Xianghua Wen: Analysis of polysaccharide, protein and humic acid retention by microfiltration membranes using Thomas’ dynamic adsorption model, J. of Mem. Sci., 2009, 342, 22-34

56.Jinling Wu, Xia Huang: Effect of mixed liquor properties on fouling propensity in membrane bioreactors. J. of Mem. Sci., 2009, 342, 88-95

57.Yinghui Mo, Peng Liang, Xia Huang, Huiyong Wang, Xiaoxin Cao: Enhancing the Stability of Power Generation of Single-chamber Microbial Fuel Cells Using an Anion Exchange Membrane, Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 2009, 84, 1767-1772

58.Xiaoyuan Zhang, Shaoan Cheng, Xin Wang, Xia Huang, Bruce Logan: Separator Characteristics for Increasing Performance of Microbial Fuel Cells, ES&T, 2009, 43, 8456-8461

59.Xia Huang, Xiaoxin Cao, Peng Liang. Photo-stimulated Microbial Fuel Cell. The 2nd microbial fuel cell conference. The 2nd microbial fuel cell conference,GIST, Guangju, Korea. June 10-12, 2009 (Keynote)

60.Yuexiao Shen, Wentao Zhao, Kang Xiao, Xia Huang: A systematic insight into fouling propensity of soluble microbial products in membrane bioreactors based on hydrophobic interaction and size exclusion, J. of Mem. Sci., 2010, 346, 187-193

61.Haidong Zhou, Xia Huang, Xiaolin Wang, Xiahui Zhi, Chengdui Yang, Xianghua Wena, Qunhui Wang, Hiroshi Tsuno, Hiroaki Tanaka. Behaviour of selected endocrine disrupting chemicals in three sewage treatment plants of Beijing, China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 2010,161, 107-121

62.Wentao Zhao, Yuxiao Shen, Kang Xiao, Xia Huang: Fouling characteristics in a membrane bioreactor coupled with anaerobic-anoxic-oxic process for coke wastewater treatment, Bioresource Technology, 2010,101, 3876-3883

63.Hongtao Zhu, Xianghua Wena, Xia Huang: Membrane organic fouling and the effect of pre-ozonation in microfiltration of secondary effluent organic matter, J. of Mem. Sci., 2010, 352, 213-221

64.Jincheng Wei, Peng Liang, Xiaoxin Cao, Xia Huang: A New Insight into Potential Regulation on Growth and Power Generation of Geobacter sulfurreducens in Microbial Fuel Cells Based on Energy Viewpoint, ES&T, 2010, 44, 3187-3191

65.Jinling Wu, Haitao Li, Xia Huang: Indigenous somatic coliphage removal from a real municipal wastewater by a submerged membrane bioreactor, Water Research, 2010, 44(6), 1853-1862

66.Jinling Wu, Xia Huang: Use of ozonation to mitigate fouling in a long-term membrane bioreactor, Bioresource Technology, 2010, 101, 6019-6027

67.Jinling Wu, Yuan Zhuang, Haitao Li, Xia Huang: pH Adjusting to Reduce Fouling Propensity of Activated sludge Mixed Liquor in Membrane Bioreactors, Separation Science and Technology, 2010,  45(7), 890-895

68.Meilan Xu, Xianghua Wen, Xia Huang, Yushan Li: Membrane Fouling Control in an Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Coupled with Online Ultrasound Equipment for Digestion of Waste Activated Sludge, Separation Science and Technology, 2010, 45(7), 941-947

69.Xiaoyuan Zhang, Shaoan Cheng, Xia Huang, Bruce E. Logan: The Use of Nylon and Glass Fiber Filter Separators With Different Pore Sizes in Air-Cathode Single-Chamber Microbial Fuel Cells, Energy & Environmental Science, 2010, 3, 659-664

70.Xiaoyuan Zhang, Shaoan Cheng, Xia Huang, Bruce E. Logan: Improved performance of single-chamber microbial fuel cells through control of membrane deformation, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2010, 25, 1825-1828

71.Xue Xia, Xiaoxin Cao, Peng Liang, Xia Huang, Suping Yang, Gengui Zhao: Electricity generation from glucose by a Klebsiella sp. in microbial fuel cells, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol.2010, 87, 383-390

72.Niantao Xue, Junlin Xia, Xia Huang: Fouling Control of a Pilot Scale Self-forming Dynamic Membrane Bioreactor for Municipal Wastewater Treatment, Desalination and water treatment, 2010, 18, 302-308

73.Xia Huang, Kang Xiao,Yuexiao Shen: Recent advances in membrane bioreactor technology for wastewater treatment in China, Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering in China, 2010, 4(3), 245-270

74.Yinghui Mo, Jianhua Chen, Wenchao Xue, Xia Huang: Chemical Cleaning of Nanofiltration Membrane Filtrating the Effluent from a Membrane Bioreactor, Separation and Purification Technology, 2010, 75, 407-414

75.Wenchao Xue, Chunying Wu, Kang Xiao, Xia Huang, Haidong Zhou, Hiroshi Tsuno, Hiroaki Tanaka. Elimination and fate of selected micro-organic pollutants in a full-scale anaerobic/anoxic/aerobic process combined with membrane bioreactor for municipal wastewater reclamation, Water research, 2010, 44(20), 5999-6010

76.Haidong Zhou, Xia Huang, Mijun Gao, Xianghua Wen, Hiroshi Tsuno, Hiroaki Tanaka. Occurrence of pharmaceuticals in sewage treatment plants and receiving rivers in Beijing, China. Water Environment Research, 2010, 82(11), 2239-2248

77.Shan Xie, Peng Liang, Yang Chen, Xue Xia, Xia Huang: Simultaneous carbon and nitrogen removal using an oxic/anoxic-biocathode microbial fuel cells coupled system, Bioresource Technology, 2011,102, 348-354.

78.Xiaoyuan Zhang, Shaoan Cheng, Peng Liang, Xia Huang, Bruce E. Logan: Scalable Air Cathode Microbial Fuel Cells Using Glass Fiber Separators, Plastic Mesh Supporters, and Graphite Fiber Brush Anodes, Bioresource Technology, 2011(1), 102, 372-375.

79.Ningning Yang, Xianghua Wen, T. David Waite, Xiaomao Wang, Xia Huang: Natural organic matter fouling of microfiltration membranes: Prediction of constant flux behavior from constant pressure materials properties determination, J. of Mem. Sci., 2011, 366, 192-202

80.Chun-Hai Wei, Xia Huang, Roger Ben Aim, Kazuo Yamamoto, Gary Amy: Membrane fouling control by chemical cleaning-in-place in a pilot-scale submerged membrane bioreactor for municipal wastewater treatment, Water research, 2011, 45, 863-871

81.Peng Liang, Huiyong Wang, Xue Xia, Xia Huang, Yinghui Mo, Xiaoxin Cao and Mingzhi Fan, Carbon nanotube powder as electrode modifier to enhance the activity of anodic biofilm in microbial fuel cells, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2011, 26, 3000-3004

82.Xi Chen, Xue Xia, Peng Liang, Xiaoxin Cao, Haotian Sun, Xia Huang: Stacked Microbial Desalination Cells to Enhance Water Desalination Efficiency, ES&T, 2011, 45, 2465-2470

83.Li Wang, Peng Liang, Jian Zhang, Xia Huang: Activity and stability of pyrolyzed iron ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid as cathode catalyst in microbial fuel cells, Bioresource Technology, 2011, 102(8), 5093-5097.

84.Xiao Kang, Xiaomao Wang, Xia Huang, T. David Waite, Xianghua Wen, Combined effect of membrane and foulant hydrophobicity and surface charge on adsorptive fouling during microfiltration, J. of Mem. Sci., 2011, 373:140-151

85.Chunying Wu, Wenchao Xue, Haidong Zhou, Xia Huang, and Xianghua Wen: Removal of endocrine disrupting chemicals in a large scale membrane bioreactor plant combined with anaerobic-anoxic-oxic process for municipal wastewater reclamation, Water Science & Technology, 2011, 64(7):1511-1518

86.Yingjun Zhou, Xia Huang, Haidong Zhou, Jianhua Chen, Wenchao Xue: Removal of Typical Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals by Membrane Bioreactor: in Comparison with Sequencing Batch Reactor, Water Science & Technology, 2011, 64(10):2096-2102

87.Zhicao Zhang, Xia Huang: Study on enhanced biological phosphorus removal using membrane bioreactor at different sludge retention time. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 2011, 45(1/2/3):15-24

88.Peng Liang, Wenlong Wu, Jincheng Wei, Lulu Yuan, Xue Xia, and Xia Huang, Alternate Charging and Discharging of Capacitor to Enhance the Electron Production of Bioelectrochemical Systems, ES&T, 2011, 45(15), 6647-6653.

89.Jincheng Wei, Peng Liang, Xia Huang, Recent progress in electrodes for microbial fuel cells, Biotechnology Resource, 2011, 102(20), 9335-9344.

90.Jincheng Wei, Peng Liang, Xiaoxin Cao, Xia Huang, Use of inexpensive semicoke and activated carbon as biocathode in microbial fuel cells, Biotechnology Resource, 2011, 102(22), 10431-10435.

91.Yinghui Mo, Kang Xiao, Yuexiao Shen, Xia Huang, A new perspective on the effect of complexation between calcium and alginate on the fouling during nanofiltration, Separation and Purification Technology, 2011, 82, 121-127.

92.Yanmei Sun, Jincheng Wei, Peng Liang, Xia Huang, Electricity generation and microbial community changes in microbial fuel cells packed with different anodic materials, submitted to Biotechnology Resource, 2011, 102(23), 10886-10891

93.Xiaoyuan Zhang, Haotian Sun, Peng Liang, Xia Huang, Xi Chen, Bruce E. Logan, Air-cathode structure optimization in separator-coupled microbial fuel cells, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2011, 30, 267-271

94.Xia Huang. Microbial desalination cell for electricity generation with water desalination. The 3rd microbial fuel cell conference, The Netherlands. June 6-8, 2011 (Plenary Lecture)

95.Xia Huang. Recent advances in membrane bioreactor technology for wastewater treatment in China, 6th IWA Specialist Conference on Membrane Technology for Water & Wastewater Treatment, Aachen, Germany, Oct.4-7, 2011 (Keynote)

96.Xia Huang. Characterization and fouling propensity of soluble microbial products in membrane bioreactors. IWA Biofilm Conference 2011, Shanghai, China, Oct.27-30, 2011 (Plenary Lecture)