Division: Division of Water Environment
Position: Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering
Telephone: (86)-10-62784453
E-mail: qiany@tsinghua.edu.cn

Education background

M.S. in Sanitary Engineering, 1959, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

B.S. in Sanitary Engineering, 1956, Tongji University, Shanghai, China


1987.1-present Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing , China

1979.10-1987.1 Associate Professor. Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

1965-1979.10  Lecturer, Department of Environmental Engineering,

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

1959.10-1965 Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

2000.5-2000.6 Distinguished Lecturer of US-China Fulbright Program, Yale University, Harvard University, World Bank, EPA and other 8 Institutions, USA  

1996.10 Visiting Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong                    

1988.9-1989.10 Visiting Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Delft University of Holland, Delft, The Netherlands

1981.9-1983.10   Visiting Scholar, Department of Civil Engineering, Cornell University, USA

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Research Area:

1. Water Pollution Control Technology and Mechanisms

2. Cleaner Production and Waste Minimization 

3. Circular Economy and Sustainable Development

Research Projects:

1. Water Pollution Control for the Development Strategy of Coastal Areas of Zhejiang Province, The China Academy of Engineering, 2009-2011

2. Water Resource Management for the Sustainable Development of Xinjiang, China, The China Academy of Engineering, 2007-2010

Academic Achievement

1. Gao D W, Zeng Y G, Wen X H, Qian Y. Competition strategies for the incubation of white rot fungi under non-sterile conditions. Process Biochemistry, 2008, 43(9): 937~944.

2. Xiong X P, Wen X H, Bai Y N, Qian Y. Effects of culture conditions on ligninolytic enzymes and protease production by Phanerochaete chrysosporium in air. Journal of Environmental Sciences-China, 2008, 20(1): 94~100.

3. Qian Y. Sustainable management of urban water resources in China. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 2007, 7(2): 23~30.

4. Huang X, Meng Y B , Liang P, Qian Y. Operational conditions of a membrane filtration reactor coupled with photocatalytic oxidation. Separation and Purification Technology, 2007, 55(2): 165~172.

5. Huang X, Liang P, Qian Y. Excess sludge reduction induced by Tubifex tubifex in a recycled sludge reactor. Journal of Biotechnology, 2007, 127(3): 443~451.

6. Gao D W, Wen X H, Qian Y. Decolorization of reactive brilliant red K-2BP by white rot fungus under sterile and non-sterile conditions. Journal of Environmental Sciences-China, 2006, 18(3): 428~432.

7. Wang RC, Wen X H, Qian Y. Microbial population structure changes in a suspended carrier biofilm reactor. Water Science and Technology, 2006, 54(9): 145~153.

8. Yu GC, Wen X H, Li R, Qian Y. In vitro degradation of a reactive azo dye by crude ligninolytic enzymes from nonimmersed liquid culture of Phanerochaete chrysosporium.  Process Biochemistry, 2006, 41(9): 1987~1993.

9. Xi J Y, Hu H Y, Qian Y. Effect of operating conditions on long-term performance of a biofilter treating gaseous toluene: Biomass accumulation and stable-run time estimation. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 2006, 31(2): 165~172.

10. Sheng J W, He M, Shi H C, Qian Y. A comprehensive immunoassay for the detection of microcystins in waters based on polyclonal antibodies. Analytica Chimica Acta, 2006,  572(2): 309~315.

11. Luo Q S, Wang H, Zhang X H, Fan X Y, Qian Y. 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.

12. Liang P, Huang X, Qian Y, Wei Y S, Ding G J. Determination and comparison of sludge reduction rates caused by microfaunas' predation. Bioresource Technology, 2006, 97(6): 854~861.

13. Quan X C, Yang Z F, Shi H C, Tang Q, Qian Y. The effect of a secondary chlorophenol presence on the removal of 2,4-dichlorophenol (2,4-DCP) in an activated sludge system bioaugmented with 2,4-DCP degrading special culture. Process Biochemistry, 2005, 40(11): 3462~3467. 

14. Liu R, Huang X, Xi J Y, Qian Y. Microbial behaviour in a membrane bioreactor with complete sludge retention. Process Biochemistry, 2005, 40(10): 3165~3170.

15. Wang R C, Wen X H, Qian Y. Influence of carrier concentration on the performance and microbial characteristics of a suspended carrier biofilm reactor. Process Biochemistry, 2005, 40(9): 2992~3001. 

16. Meng Y B, Huang X, Yang Q H, Qian Y, Kubota N, Fukunaga S. 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.

17. Luo Q S, Zhang X H, Wang H, Qian Y. Mobilization of phenol and dichlorophenol in unsaturated soils by non-uniform electrokinetics. Chemosphere, 2005, 59(9): 1289~1298.

18. Luo Q S, Zhang X H, Wang H, Qian Y. The use of non-uniform electrokinetics to enhance in situ bioremediation of phenol-contaminated soil. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2005, 121(1~3): 187~194.