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Biography

Prof. Xiwang Zhang is a Professor of Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University. After obtaining his Ph.D degree from Research Centre of Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006, he joined Nanyang Technological University, Singapore as Research fellow and was then promoted to a Senior Research Fellow in 2009. In 2010, Prof. Zhang joined Keppel, a multinational corporation in Singapore, as R&D Manager in Keppel Environmental Technology Centre. Prof. Zhang was awarded the prestigious ARC Australian Research Fellowship in 2010 and commenced his ARC fellowship at University of Queensland in 2011. He was then awarded the prestigious Larkins Fellowship in 2012 by Monash University, which brought him to Monash University at associate professor level in end of 2012. He was promoted to full professor in 2017. Prof. Zhang’s research interests focus on membrane and advanced oxidation technologies for water and wastewater treatment. He has authored and co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal papers, including Advanced Materials, J. Am. Chem. Soc, Advanced functional materials, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Applied Catalysis B, Water Research, Chemical Communications, Environmental Science & Technology, Journal of Membrane science, etc. The total citation is over 5,000 times (GS) and the H-index is 37.

Keywords

  • Membrane Technologies
  • Water Treatment
  • Nanomaterials
  • Catalytic oxidation
  • Photocatalysis
  • Desalination
  • Disinfection

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Projects 2011 2018

Research Output 2005 2019

Electrochemical oxidation disinfects urban stormwater: Major disinfection mechanisms and longevity tests

Feng, W., Deletic, A., Wang, Z., Zhang, X., Gengenbach, T. & McCarthy, D. T., 1 Jan 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 646, p. 1440-1447 8 p.

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Effective electrochemical inactivation of Microcystis aeruginosa and degradation of microcystins via a novel solid polymer electrolyte sandwich

Bakheet, B., Islam, M. A., Beardall, J., Zhang, X. & McCarthy, D., 15 Oct 2018, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 350, p. 616-626 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Electrochemical inactivation of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii and removal of the cyanotoxin cylindrospermopsin

Bakheet, B., Islam, M. A., Beardall, J., Zhang, X. & McCarthy, D., 15 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 344, p. 241-248 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Electrochemical oxidation for stormwater disinfection: How does real stormwater chemistry impact on pathogen removal and disinfection by-products level?

Feng, W., McCarthy, D. T., Henry, R., Zhang, X., Zhang, K. & Deletic, A., 1 Dec 2018, In : Chemosphere. 213, p. 226-234 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Stormwater disinfection using electrochemical oxidation: A feasibility investigation

Feng, W., McCarthy, D. T., Wang, Z., Zhang, X. & Deletic, A., 1 Sep 2018, In : Water Research. 140, p. 301-310 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review