JI Qinghua


JI Qinghua


Center for water and ecology


Associate Professor


Room 406, Weiqing building, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China





Education background

2011.09 – 2016.01      Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2005.09 – 2008.06      M.D. in Environmental Engineering, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2001.09 – 2005.06      B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Nankai University, China


2017.08 – Present        Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University

2016.06 – 2017.08      Assistant Professor, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2008.09 – 2011.08      Engineer / Project Manager, Shanghai Academy of Environmental Sciences, China

Concurrent Academic

IWA Young Water Professional, Member

Areas of Research Interests/Research Projects

1. Water remediations using electrochemical technology

2. Interface processes related to the separation and transformation of aqueous pollutants

3. Developments and utilizations of innovative physicochemical technology

Honors And Awards

Member of “Youth Innovation Promotion Association,Chinese Academy of Sciences”, 2016

Academic Achievements


1. Zhang Wei; Chen Yu; Zhang Gong; Tan Xiao; Ji Qinghua*; Wang Zhaowu; Liu Huijuan; Qu Jiuhui; Hot-Electron-Induced Photothermal Catalysis for Energy-Dependent Molecular Oxygen Activation, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, 4872–4878

2. Ji Qinghua; Zhang Gong; Liu Huijuan; Liu Ruiping*; Qu Jiuhui; Field-Enhanced Nanoconvection Accelerated Electrocatalytic Conversion of Water Contaminants and Electricity Generation; Environ. Sci. Technol., 2019, 53(5): 2713-2719.

3. Zhou Yujun; Ji Qinghua*; Liu Huijuan; Qu Jiuhui; Pore Structure-Dependent Mass Transport in Flow-through Electrodes for Water Remediation, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2018, 52(13): 7477-7485.

4. Ji Qinghua; Zhou Yujun; Xiang Chao; Zhang Gong*; Li Jinghong; Liu Huijuan; Qu Jiuhui; Manipulation of Neighboring Palladium and Mercury Atoms for Efficient *OH Transformation in Anodic Alcohol Oxidation and Cathodic Oxygen Reduction Reactions, ACS Appl. Mater. Inter., 2020, 12(11): 12677-12685.

5. Zhang Junyu; Zhang Gong; Jin Shengyao; Zhou Yujun; Ji Qinghua*; Lan Huachun; Liu Huijuan; Qu Jiuhui; Graphitic N in nitrogen-Doped carbon promotes hydrogen peroxide synthesis from electrocatalytic oxygen reduction, Carbon, 2020, 163: 154-161.

6. Zhang Wei; Zhang Gong; Ji Qinghua*; Liu Huijuan; Liu Ruiping*; Qu Jiuhui; Capillary-Flow-Optimized Heat Localization Induced by an Air-Enclosed Three-Dimensional Hierarchical Network for Elevated Solar Evaporation., ACS Appl. Mater. Inter., 2019, 11(10): 9974-9983.

7. Yu Jie; Xiang Chao; Zhang Gong; Wang Hongjie*; Ji Qinghua*; Qu Jiuhui; Activation of Lattice Oxygen in LaFe (Oxy)hydroxides for Efficient Phosphorus Removal, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2019, 53(15): 9073-9080.

8. Zhou Yujun; Zhang Gong; Ji Qinghua*; Zhang Wei; Zhang Junyu; Liu Huijuan; Qu Jiuhui; Enhanced Stabilization and Effective Utilization of Atomic Hydrogen on Pd-In Nanoparticles in a Flow-through Electrode, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2019, 53(19): 11383-11390.

9. Ji Qinghua; An Xiaoqiang; Liu Huijuan*; Guo Lin; Qu Jiuhui; Electric Double-Layer Effects Induce Separation of Aqueous Metal Ions, ACS Nano, 2015, 9 (11): 10922-10930.

10. Ji Qinghua; Yu Dawei; Zhang Gong; Lan Huachun; Liu Huijuan*; Qu Jiuhui; Microfluidic Flow through Polyaniline Supported by Lamellar-Structured Graphene for Mass-Transfer-Enhanced Electrocatalytic Reduction of Hexavalent Chromium, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2015, 49(22): 13534-13541.