Xinmin Zhan

Personal Professor Ph.d

Contact Details

Personal Professor
Dept. of Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 5239
E: xinmin.zhan@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Research interest:
  1. recovery of organic waste and biomass for use as a sustainable and clean energy source and for building a green agriculture industry
  2. development of cost-effective and efficient technologies for domestic and agricultural wastewater treatment
  3. interactions between climate change and the waste treatment infrastructure
  4. development of novel environmental materials for recovery of phosphorus and heavy metals from wastewater

Research Interests

  1. recovery of organic waste and biomass for use as a sustainable and clean energy source and for building a green agriculture industry
  2. development of cost-effective and efficient technologies for domestic and agricultural wastewater treatment
  3. interactions between climate change and the waste treatment infrastructure
  4. development of novel environmental materials for recovery of phosphorus and heavy metals from wastewater. 

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
GREEN FARM DEVELOPMENT OF ON FAMR CO DIGESTION OF THE ORGANIC FRACTION OF MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE AND ANIMAL MANURE FOR BIOENERGY PRODUCTION AND RESOURCE X ZHAN 01-APR-13 31-MAR-17
DEVELOPMENT OF A WATER USE AND WASTE MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK FOR THE DAIRY PROCESSING INDUSTRY XINMIN ZHAN 01-DEC-13 30-NOV-17
ASSESSMENT OF NATURAL ORGANIC MATER(NOM) AND PTAQUILOSIDE IN IRISH WATER X ZHAN 01-MAR-14 31-AUG-16
RECENT ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCE MGMT & POLLUTION WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON CHINA SYMPOSIUM SUPPORT X ZHAN 01-MAY-12 28-FEB-13
GENERAL ACCOUNT TRANSFER FROM EU BUDGET XINMIN ZHAN 01-JAN-09 31-DEC-30
Engineering aspects and mechanisms of a natural pyrrhotite simultaneous nitrogen and phosphorus removal (PSNOP) biofilter technology XINMIN ZHAN 01-OCT-11 03-APR-15
DAF STIMULUS RSFP07 543 XINMIN ZHAN 01-MAY-08 23-AUG-13
EPA SCHOLARSHIPS 2009 PHD ET 7 XINMIN ZHAN 01-OCT-09 31-DEC-14
ENGINEERING ASPECTS REDOX XINMIN 01-JAN-09 31-DEC-13
EPA NITROGEN REMOVAL WASTEWATER XINMIN ZHAN 01-JAN-06 21-MAR-13
WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT XIMMIN ZHAN RSF STRAT INIT ENG R157 01-AUG-10 31-DEC-13
Saline Wastewater Treatment system 01-DEC-05 30-SEP-10
DEVELOPMENT EFFICIENT NITROGEN REMOVAL SYS PC-2009-0031 X ZHAN 01-JUL-09 31-JUL-10
SFI XINMIN ZHAN CO-ORDINATED ACCOUNT WIT AND TEAGASC 01-APR-13 31-MAR-17
EI PC 2007 083 XINMIN ZHAN 01-SEP-07 15-JAN-09

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) 'An assessment of Salmonella survival in pig manure and its separated solid and liquid fractions during storage'
Gemma McCarthy, Peadar G. Lawlor, Montserrat Gutierrez, Laurie O’Sullivan, Anne Murphy, Xinmin Zhan, Gillian E. Gardiner (2015) 'An assessment of Salmonella survival in pig manure and its separated solid and liquid fractions during storage'. Journal Of Environmental Science And Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants And Agricultural Wastes, 50 :135-145 [Details]
(2015) 'Microbial lipid production from renewable and waste materials for second generation biodiesel feedstock'
Iniya Kumar Muniraj, Siva Kumar Uthandi, Zhenhu Hu, Liwen Xiao, Xinmin Zhan (2015) 'Microbial lipid production from renewable and waste materials for second generation biodiesel feedstock'. Environmental Technology, [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Phosphorus removal from aqueous solutions containing low concentration of phosphate using pyrite calcinate sorbent'
T.-H. Chen, J.-Z. Wang, J. Wang, J.-J. Xie, C.-Z. Zhu, X.-M. Zhan (2015) 'Phosphorus removal from aqueous solutions containing low concentration of phosphate using pyrite calcinate sorbent'. International Journal Of Environmental Science And Technology, 12 :885-892 [Details]
(2015) 'An investigation into the removal of Salmonella and enteric indicator bacteria from the separated liquid fraction of raw or anaerobically digested pig manure using novel on-farm woodchip biofilters'
McCarthy, Gemma, Lawlor, Peadar G., Carney, Kathy.N, Zhan, Xinmin, Gutierrez, M, Gardiner, Gillian E (2015) 'An investigation into the removal of Salmonella and enteric indicator bacteria from the separated liquid fraction of raw or anaerobically digested pig manure using novel on-farm woodchip biofilters'. Science Of The Total Environment, 514 :140-146 [Details]
(2015) 'Effects of loading rate and aeration on nitrogen removal and N2O emissions in intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactors treating slaughterhouse wastewater at 11 °C'
Min Pan, Zhenhu Hu, Rui Liu, Xinmin Zhan (2015) 'Effects of loading rate and aeration on nitrogen removal and N2O emissions in intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactors treating slaughterhouse wastewater at 11 °C'. Bioprocess And Biosystem Engineering, 38 :681-689 [Details]
(2015) 'Utilization of potato processing wastewater for microbial lipids and gamma-linolenic acid production by oleaginous fungi'
Iniya Kumar Muniraj, Liwen Xiao, He Liu, Xinmin Zhan (2015) 'Utilization of potato processing wastewater for microbial lipids and gamma-linolenic acid production by oleaginous fungi'. Journal Of The Science Of Food And Agriculture, [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Phosphorus removal in a sulfur-limestone autotrophic denitrification (SLAD) biofilter'
Ruihua Li, Yulin Yuan, Xinmin Zhan, Bo Liu (2014) 'Phosphorus removal in a sulfur-limestone autotrophic denitrification (SLAD) biofilter'. Environmental Science And Pollution Research, 21 :972-978 [Details]
(2014) 'Nitrogen removal from slaughterhouse wastewater through partial nitrification followed by denitrification in intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactors at 11 oC'
Min Pan, Liam G. Herry, Rui Liu, Xiaoming Huang, Xinmin Zhan (2014) 'Nitrogen removal from slaughterhouse wastewater through partial nitrification followed by denitrification in intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactors at 11 oC'. Environmental Technology, 35 :470-477 [Details]
(2014) 'Occurrence of phthalic acid esters in source waters: a nationwide survey in China during the period of 2009-2012'
Xiaowei Liu, Jianghong Shi, Hui Zhang, Wei Wu, Qingcai Chen, Ting Bo, Xinmin Zhan (2014) 'Occurrence of phthalic acid esters in source waters: a nationwide survey in China during the period of 2009-2012'. Environmental Pollution, 184 :262-270 [Details]
(2014) 'Removal and Recovery of Cu and Pb from Single and Cu-Pb-Cd-Zn Multi-metal Solutions by Modified Pyrite: Fixed Bed Columns'
Yan Yang, Tianhu Chen, Ping Li, Haibo Liu, JIngjing Xie, Qiaoqin Xie, Xinmin Zhan (2014) 'Removal and Recovery of Cu and Pb from Single and Cu-Pb-Cd-Zn Multi-metal Solutions by Modified Pyrite: Fixed Bed Columns'. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53 :18180-18188 [Details]
(2014) 'Nutrient and heavy metals in decaying harvest residue needles on drained blanket peat forests'
Aki-ul-Zaman Asam, Mika Nieminen, Annu Kaila, Raija Laiho, Sakari Sarkkola, Mark O’Connor, Connie O’Driscoll, Afshan Sana, Michael Rodgers, Xinmin Zhan, Liwen Xiao (2014) 'Nutrient and heavy metals in decaying harvest residue needles on drained blanket peat forests'. European Journal Of Forest Research, 133 :969-982 [Details]
(2014) 'Efficiency and mechanism of copper removal from aqueous solution using colloidal pyrite calcined in N2 atmosphere: column experiment'
Tianhu Chen, Yan Yang, Dong Chen, Jingjing Xie, Ping Li, Qiaoqin Xie, Xinmin Zhan (2014) 'Efficiency and mechanism of copper removal from aqueous solution using colloidal pyrite calcined in N2 atmosphere: column experiment'. International Journal Of Mineral Processing, 130 :82-87 [Details]
(2014) 'Export of phosphorus and nitrogen from lodgepole pine (Pinuscontorta) brash windrows on harvested blanket peat forests'
Zaki-ul-Zaman Asam, Mika Nieminenc, Connie O’Driscoll, Mark O’Connor,Sakari Sarkkola, Annu Kaila, Afshan Sana, Michael Rodgers, Xinmin Zhan,Liwen Xiao (2014) 'Export of phosphorus and nitrogen from lodgepole pine (Pinuscontorta) brash windrows on harvested blanket peat forests'. Ecological Engineering, 64 :161-170 [Details]
(2014) 'Characteristics of nitrous oxide (N2O) emission from intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactors (IASBRs) treating slaughterhouse wastewater at 11 oC'
Min Pan, Guangxue Wu, Mingchuan Zhang, Xinmin Zhan (2014) 'Characteristics of nitrous oxide (N2O) emission from intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactors (IASBRs) treating slaughterhouse wastewater at 11 oC'. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 86 :62-68 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Estimating Estrogen Release and Load from Humans and Livestock in Shanghai, China'
Xiaowei Liu, Jianghong Shi, Hui Zhang, Xinmin Zhan, Genxiang Shen, Shuangqing Hu (2014) 'Estimating Estrogen Release and Load from Humans and Livestock in Shanghai, China'. Journal Of Environmental Quality, 43 :568-577 [Details]
(2014) 'Adsorption of roxarsone by iron (hydr)oxide-modified multiwalled carbon nanotubes from aqueous solution and its mechanisms'
Hu, J,Tong, Z,Chen, G,Zhan, X,Hu, Z (2014) 'Adsorption of roxarsone by iron (hydr)oxide-modified multiwalled carbon nanotubes from aqueous solution and its mechanisms'. International Journal Of Environmental Science And Technology, 11 :785-794 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Occurrence and removal of free estrogens, conjugated estrogens, and Bisphenol A in manure treatment facilities in East China'
Hui Zhang, Jianghong Shi, Xiaowei Liu, Xinmin Zhan, Ting Bo (2014) 'Occurrence and removal of free estrogens, conjugated estrogens, and Bisphenol A in manure treatment facilities in East China'. Water Research, 58 :248-257 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Whole-tree harvesting and grass seeding as potential mitigation methods for phosphorus export in peatland catchments'
1 Connie O'Driscoll; Mark O'Connor; Zaki Asam; Elvira de Eyto; Russell Poole; Michael Rodgers; Xinmin Zhan; Mika Nieminen; Liwen Xiao (2014) 'Whole-tree harvesting and grass seeding as potential mitigation methods for phosphorus export in peatland catchments'. Forest Ecology And Management, 319 :176-185 [Details]
(2014) 'Nitrous oxide emission from a biological nutrient removal activated sludge system'
Lei Shen, Guangxue Wu, Xinmin Zhan, Yuntao Guan (2014) 'Nitrous oxide emission from a biological nutrient removal activated sludge system'. Frontiers Of Environmental Science & Engineering, 8 :776-783 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Nutrient removals from separated pig manure digestate liquid using hybrid biofilters'
Mingchuan Zhang, Peadar G. Lawlor, Zhenhu Hu, Xinmin Zhan (2013) 'Nutrient removals from separated pig manure digestate liquid using hybrid biofilters'. Environmental Technology, 34 :645-670 [Details]
(2013) 'Adsorption removal of tetracycline from aqueous solution by anaerobic granular sludge: equilibrium and kinetic studies'
Ke Li, Feng Ji, Yuanlu Liu, Zilin Tong, Xinmin Zhan, Zhenhu Hu (2013) 'Adsorption removal of tetracycline from aqueous solution by anaerobic granular sludge: equilibrium and kinetic studies'. Water Science And Technology, 67 :1490-1496 [Details]
(2013) 'Phosphorus removal from wastewater using natural pyrrhotite'
Ruihua Li, Cathal Kelly, Richard Keegan, Liwen Xiao, Liam Morrison, Xinmin Zhan (2013) 'Phosphorus removal from wastewater using natural pyrrhotite'. Colloids And Surfaces A-Physicochemical And Engineering Aspects, 427 :13-18 [Details]
(2013) 'Microbial lipid production from potato processing wastewater using oleaginous filamentous fungi Aspergillus oryzae'
Iniya Kumar Muniraj, Liwen Xiao, Zhenhu Hu, Xinmin Zhan, Jianghong Shi (2013) 'Microbial lipid production from potato processing wastewater using oleaginous filamentous fungi Aspergillus oryzae'. Water Research, 47 :3477-3483 [Details]
(2013) 'Simultaneous removal of nitrogen and phosphorous from wastewater by means of FeS-based autotrophic denitrification'
Ruihua Li, Jianmin Niu, Xinmin Zhan, Bo Liu (2013) 'Simultaneous removal of nitrogen and phosphorous from wastewater by means of FeS-based autotrophic denitrification'. Water Science And Technology, 67 :2761-2767 [Details]
(2013) 'Assessment of nitrogen and phosphorus removal in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactor (IASBR) and a sequencing batch reactor (SBR)'
Min Pan, Tianhu Chen, Zhenhu Hu, Xiaoming Huang, Xinmin Zhan (2013) 'Assessment of nitrogen and phosphorus removal in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactor (IASBR) and a sequencing batch reactor (SBR)'. Water Science And Technology, 68 :400-405 [Details]
(2013) 'Treatment of separated piggery anaerobic digestate liquid using woodchip biofilters'
Carney, KN,Rodgers, M,Lawlor, PG,Zhan, X (2013) 'Treatment of separated piggery anaerobic digestate liquid using woodchip biofilters'. Environmental Technology, 34 :663-670 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Sludge/water partition and biochemical transformation of estrone and 17β-estradiol in a pilot-scale step-feed anoxic/oxic wastewater treatment system'
Jianghong Shi, Qingcai Chen, Xiaowei Liu, Xinmin Zhan, Jun Li, Zebing Li (2013) 'Sludge/water partition and biochemical transformation of estrone and 17β-estradiol in a pilot-scale step-feed anoxic/oxic wastewater treatment system'. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 74 :107-114 [Details]
(2012) 'Hydrolysis and acidification of grass silage in leaching bed reactors'
Xie, S,Lawlor, PG,Frost, JP,Wu, G,Zhan, X (2012) 'Hydrolysis and acidification of grass silage in leaching bed reactors'. Bioresource Technology, 114 :406-413 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Economic analysis of pig manure treatment options in Ireland'
Nolan, T., Troy, S.M., Gilkinson, S., Frost, P., Xie, S., Zhan, X., Harrington, C., Healy, M.G., Lawlor, P.G. (2012) 'Economic analysis of pig manure treatment options in Ireland'. Bioresource Technology, 105 :15-23 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2012) 'Methane production from anaerobic co-digestion of the separated solid fraction of pig manure with dried grass silage'
Xie, S,Wu, G,Lawlor, PG,Frost, JP,Zhan, X (2012) 'Methane production from anaerobic co-digestion of the separated solid fraction of pig manure with dried grass silage'. Bioresource Technology, 104 :289-297 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Economic analyses of pig manure treatment options available in Ireland'
Tereza Nolana, Stephen Gilkson, Peter Frost, Shane M. Troya, Caolan Harrington, Sihuang Xie, Xinmin Zhan, Mark G. Healy, and Peadar G (2012) 'Economic analyses of pig manure treatment options available in Ireland'. Bioresource Technology, 105 :15-23 [Details]
(2012) 'Characteristics of Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Emissions from Intermittently-Aerated Sequencing Batch Reactors Treating the Separated Liquid Fraction of Anaerobically Digested Pig Manure'
Zhang, MC,Lawlor, PG,Li, JP,Zhan, XM (2012) 'Characteristics of Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Emissions from Intermittently-Aerated Sequencing Batch Reactors Treating the Separated Liquid Fraction of Anaerobically Digested Pig Manure'. Water Air And Soil Pollution, 223 :1973-1981 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Nitrous oxide emission and nutrient removal in aerobic granular sludge sequencing batch reactors'
Xiangchun Quan, Mingchuan Zhang, Peadar G. Lawlor, Zhifeng Yang, Xinmin Zhan (2012) 'Nitrous oxide emission and nutrient removal in aerobic granular sludge sequencing batch reactors'. Water Research, 46 :4981-4990 [Details]
(2011) 'Effects of thermo-chemical pre-treatment of grass silage on methane production by anaerobic digestion'
Xie, S,Frost, JP,Lawlor, PG,Wu, G,Zhan, X (2011) 'Effects of thermo-chemical pre-treatment of grass silage on methane production by anaerobic digestion'. Bioresource Technology, 102 :8748-8755 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Partial nitrification and nutrient removal in intermittently-aerated sequencing batch reactors treating separated digestate liquid after anaerobic digestion of pig manure'
Mingchuan Zhang, Peadar Lawlor, Guangxue Wu, Brendan Lynch, Xinmin Zhan (2011) 'Partial nitrification and nutrient removal in intermittently-aerated sequencing batch reactors treating separated digestate liquid after anaerobic digestion of pig manure'. Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineering, 1        [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Nitrifying population dynamics in a redox stratified membrane biofilm reactor for treating ammonium-rich wastewater'
Rongchang Wang, Xinmin Zhan, Yalei Zhang, Jianfu Zhao (2011) 'Nitrifying population dynamics in a redox stratified membrane biofilm reactor for treating ammonium-rich wastewater'. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering in China, 5 :48-56 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Characterization of organic matter degradation during composting of manure-straw mixtures spiked with tetracyclines'
Hu, ZH,Liu, YL,Chen, GW,Gui, XY,Chen, TH,Zhan, XM (2011) 'Characterization of organic matter degradation during composting of manure-straw mixtures spiked with tetracyclines'. Bioresource Technology, 102 :7329-7334 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Characteristics of nutrient removal in sequencing batch reactors treating synthetic wastewater with different organic substrates'
Guangxue Wu, Yuntao Guan, Xinmin Zhan (2011) 'Characteristics of nutrient removal in sequencing batch reactors treating synthetic wastewater with different organic substrates'. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 10 :649-654 [Details]
(2011) 'Long-term partial nitrification in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactor treating ammonium-rich wastewater under controlled oxygen-limited conditions'
Li, J.P., Elliott, D., Nielsen, M., Healy, M.G., Zhan, X. (2011) 'Long-term partial nitrification in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactor treating ammonium-rich wastewater under controlled oxygen-limited conditions'. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 55 (3):215-222 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Effect of pig manure to grass silage ratio on methane production in batch anaerobic co-digestion of concentrated pig manure and grass silage'
Xie, S,Lawlor, PG,Frost, JP,Hu, Z,Zhan, X (2011) 'Effect of pig manure to grass silage ratio on methane production in batch anaerobic co-digestion of concentrated pig manure and grass silage'. Bioresource Technology, 102 :5728-5733 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Thermochemical pretreatment of meat and bone meal and its effects on methane production'
Wu G, Hu Z, Healy MG and Zhan X (2009) 'Thermochemical pretreatment of meat and bone meal and its effects on methane production'. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering in China, 3 :300-306 [Details]
(2009) 'Effect of solid content on anaerobic batch digestion of meat and bone meal'
Wu G, Healy MG and Zhan X (2009) 'Effect of solid content on anaerobic batch digestion of meat and bone meal'. Bioresource Technology, 100 :4326-4331 [Details]
(2009) 'Microbial community associated with glucose-induced enhanced biological phosphorus removal'
Wu, G., Sorensen, K., Rodgers, M. and Zhan, X. (2009) 'Microbial community associated with glucose-induced enhanced biological phosphorus removal'. Water Science and Technology, [Details]
(2009) 'Diary wastewater treatment using aIternating pumped flow sequencing batch biofilm reactors'
Rodgers M, O'Reilly E and Zhan X (2009) 'Diary wastewater treatment using aIternating pumped flow sequencing batch biofilm reactors'. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 38 :371-384 [Details]
(2009) 'Nitrogen removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in a sequencing batch reactor under controlled low DO conditions'
Zhan, XM,Healy, MG,Li, JP (2009) 'Nitrogen removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in a sequencing batch reactor under controlled low DO conditions'. Bioprocess And Biosystems Engineering, 32 :607-614 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Enhancing Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Maize Stover by Bayer Process Sand Pretreatment'
Rodgers, M,Hu, ZH,Zhan, XM (2009) 'Enhancing Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Maize Stover by Bayer Process Sand Pretreatment'. Energy & Fuels, 23 :2284-2289 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Effect of the solid content on anaerobic digestion of meat and bone meal'
Wu, G. X.,Healy, M. G.,Zhan, X. M. (2009) 'Effect of the solid content on anaerobic digestion of meat and bone meal'. Bioresource Technology, 100 (1919):4326-4331 [Details]
(2009) 'Distributions and activities of ammonia oxidizing bacteria and polyphosphate accumulating organisms in a pumped-flow biofilm reactor'
Wu, GX,Nielsen, M,Sorensen, K,Zhan, XM,Rodgers, M (2009) 'Distributions and activities of ammonia oxidizing bacteria and polyphosphate accumulating organisms in a pumped-flow biofilm reactor'. Water Research, 43 :4599-4609 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Pumped flow biofilm reactors (PFBR) for treating municipal wastewater'
O'Reilly, E,Rodgers, M,Zhan, XM (2008) 'Pumped flow biofilm reactors (PFBR) for treating municipal wastewater'. Water Science And Technology, 57 :1857-1865 [Details]
(2008) 'Effect of salinity on the activity, settling and microbial community of activated sludge in sequencing batch reactors treating synthetic saline wastewater'
Wu, G,Guan, Y,Zhan, X (2008) 'Effect of salinity on the activity, settling and microbial community of activated sludge in sequencing batch reactors treating synthetic saline wastewater'. Water Science And Technology, 58 :351-358 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactor'
Li, JP,Healy, MG,Zhan, XM,Rodgers, M (2008) 'Nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactor'. Bioresource Technology, 99 :7644-7650 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Analysis of the microbial community in sequencing batch reactors treating saline wastewater using molecular fingerprinting techniques'
Wu, G., Guan, Y. and Zhan, X. (2008) 'Analysis of the microbial community in sequencing batch reactors treating saline wastewater using molecular fingerprinting techniques'. Journal of Biotechnology, 136 (1) [Details]
(2008) 'Nitrification in sequencing batch reactors with and without glucose addition at 11o C'
Wu, G., Rodgers, M. and Zhan, X. (2008) 'Nitrification in sequencing batch reactors with and without glucose addition at 11o C'. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 40 :373-378 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Effect of aeration rate on nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactor'
Li, J., Healy, M., Zhan, X. and Rodgers, M. (2008) 'Effect of aeration rate on nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactor'. Journal of Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 192 :251-261 [Details]
(2008) 'Nitrogen and phosphorus removal from domestic strength synthetic wastewater using an alternating pumped flow sequencing batch biofilm reactor'
Rodgers, M,Wu, GX,Zhan, XM (2008) 'Nitrogen and phosphorus removal from domestic strength synthetic wastewater using an alternating pumped flow sequencing batch biofilm reactor'. Journal Of Environmental Quality, 37 :977-982 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'Small-scale domestic wastewater treatment using an alternating pumped sequencing batch biofilm reactor system'
Rodgers, M,Zhan, XM,O'Reilly, E (2006) 'Small-scale domestic wastewater treatment using an alternating pumped sequencing batch biofilm reactor system'. Bioprocess And Biosystems Engineering, 28 :323-330 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'Biofilm growth and characteristics in an alternating pumped sequencing batch biofilm reactor'
Zhan, X., Rodgers, M. and O'Reilly, E. (2006) 'Biofilm growth and characteristics in an alternating pumped sequencing batch biofilm reactor'. Water Research, 40 :817-825 [Details]
(2005) 'Effect of salinity variations on the performance of activated sludge system'
Wang, J. L., Zhan, X., Feng, Y. and Qian, Y. (2005) 'Effect of salinity variations on the performance of activated sludge system'. Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, 18 (1):5-8 [Details]
(2005) 'Wastewater treatment using a vertically moving biofilm system followed by a sand filter'
Rodgers, M,Zhan, XM,Prendergast, J (2005) 'Wastewater treatment using a vertically moving biofilm system followed by a sand filter'. Process Biochemistry, 40 :3132-3136 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 'Mixing characteristics and whey wastewater treatment of a novel moving anaerobic biofilm reactor'
Rodgers, M,Zhan, XM,Dolan, B (2004) 'Mixing characteristics and whey wastewater treatment of a novel moving anaerobic biofilm reactor'. Journal Of Environmental Science And Health Part A-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 39 :2183-2193 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 'Oxygen transfer and industrial wastewater treatment efficiency of a vertically moving biofilm system'
Rodgers, M,Zhan, XM,Casey, A (2004) 'Oxygen transfer and industrial wastewater treatment efficiency of a vertically moving biofilm system'. Water Air And Soil Pollution, 151 :165-178 [Details]
(2004) 'Nutrient removal in a sequencing batch biofilm reactor (SBBR) using a vertically moving biofilm system'
Rodgers, M,Zhan, XM,Burke, MD (2004) 'Nutrient removal in a sequencing batch biofilm reactor (SBBR) using a vertically moving biofilm system'. Environmental Technology, 25 :211-218 [Details]
(2004) 'Biological nitrogen removal using a vertically moving biofilm system'
Rodgers, M,Zhan, XM (2004) 'Biological nitrogen removal using a vertically moving biofilm system'. Bioresource Technology, 93 :313-319 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 'Moving-medium biofilm reactors'
Rodgers, M. and Zhan, X. (2004) 'Moving-medium biofilm reactors'. Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology, 3 :213-224 [Details]
(2003) 'Lead removal from aqueous solutions by surface precipitation using a novel gel adsorbent synthesized from natural condensed tannin'
Zhan, X., Zhao, X., Miyazaki, A. and Nakano, Y. (2003) 'Lead removal from aqueous solutions by surface precipitation using a novel gel adsorbent synthesized from natural condensed tannin'. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 11 :1-10 [Details]
(2003) 'Removal of aniline from aqueous solution by macroporous adsorptive resin'
Zhan, X., Wang, J., Wen, X. and Qian, Y. (2003) 'Removal of aniline from aqueous solution by macroporous adsorptive resin'. Water Intelligence Online, [Details]
(2003) 'A pilot plant study using a vertically moving biofilm process to treat municipal wastewater'
Rodgers, M,Zhan, XM,Gallagher, B (2003) 'A pilot plant study using a vertically moving biofilm process to treat municipal wastewater'. Bioresource Technology, 89 :139-143 [DOI] [Details]
(2003) 'Ammonium removal using a vertically moving biofilm system'
Rodgers, M,Zhan, XM,Casey, A (2003) 'Ammonium removal using a vertically moving biofilm system'. Journal Of Environmental Science And Health Part A-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 38 :2483-2494 [DOI] [Details]
(2003) 'Mechanism of lead adsorption from aqueous solutions using an adsorbent synthesized from natural condensed tannin'
Zhan, XM,Zhao, X (2003) 'Mechanism of lead adsorption from aqueous solutions using an adsorbent synthesized from natural condensed tannin'. Water Research, 37 :3905-3912 [DOI] [Details]
(2003) 'Removal of lead from aqueous solutions by condensed tannin gel adsorbent'
Zhan, X., Zhao, X., Miyazaki, A. and Nakano, Y. (2003) 'Removal of lead from aqueous solutions by condensed tannin gel adsorbent'. Journal of Environmental Sciences-China, 15 :102-106 [Details]
(2001) 'Adsorption mechanism of a novel adsorbent synthesized from natural condensed tannin for lead removal from aqueous solutions'
Zhan, X., Miyazaki, A. and Nakano, Y. (2001) 'Adsorption mechanism of a novel adsorbent synthesized from natural condensed tannin for lead removal from aqueous solutions'. Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, 34 :1204-1210 [Details]
(2001) 'Indirect electrochemical treatment of saline dyestuff wastewater'
Zhan, X., Wang, J. L., Wen, X. H. and Qian, Y. (2001) 'Indirect electrochemical treatment of saline dyestuff wastewater'. Environmental Technology, 22 :1105-1112 [Details]
(2001) 'Biosorption of lead(II) from aqueous solution by fungal biomass of Aspergillus niger'
Wang, J. L., Zhan, X., Ding, D. and Zhou, D. (2001) 'Biosorption of lead(II) from aqueous solution by fungal biomass of Aspergillus niger'. Journal of Biotechnology, 87 :273-277 [Details]
(2000) 'Influence of inorganic salt on biodegradability of dyestuffs'
Zhan, X., Wang, J. L., Wen, X. H., Feng, Y. C. and Qian, Y. (2000) 'Influence of inorganic salt on biodegradability of dyestuffs'. Journal of Environmental Sciences-China, 12 :416-421 [Details]
(2000) 'Removal of Cr(VI) from aqueous solution by macroporous resin adsorption'
Zhan, X., Wang, J. L. and Qian, Y. (2000) 'Removal of Cr(VI) from aqueous solution by macroporous resin adsorption'. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, 35 :1211-1230 [Details]
(2000) 'Shock loading caused by highly-concentrated salt on activated sludge system'
Feng, Y. C., Zhan, X., Wen, X. H., Wang, J. L., Kong, H. and Qian, Y. (2000) 'Shock loading caused by highly-concentrated salt on activated sludge system'. Chinese Journal of Environmental Science, 21 :106-108 [Details]
(1999) 'Adsorption of aniline on NKA-II adsorption resin'
Zhan, X., Wang, J. L., Wen, X. H. and Qian, Y. (1999) 'Adsorption of aniline on NKA-II adsorption resin'. Environmental Chemistry, 19 :356-362 [Details]
(1999) 'Review of the biological treatment of salinity wastewater'
Zhan, X., Wang, J. L., Wen, X. H. and Qian, Y. (1999) 'Review of the biological treatment of salinity wastewater'. Chinese Journal of Environmental Science, 20 :104-106 [Details]
(1999) 'Treatment of saline dyestuff wastewater by using the electrochemical method'
Wang, H., Wang, J. L., Zhan, X. and Qian, Y. (1999) 'Treatment of saline dyestuff wastewater by using the electrochemical method'. Journal of Chinese Environmental Science, 19 :441-444 [Details]
(1998) 'Treatment of p- aminoazobenzene chloride salt wastewater by sedimentation - resin adsorption'
Zhan, X., Wang, J. L., Wu, L. B. and Qian, Y. (1998) 'Treatment of p- aminoazobenzene chloride salt wastewater by sedimentation - resin adsorption'. Environmental Engineering, 16 :7-10 [Details]
(1998) 'Relationship between hue of p-aminoazobenzene chloride salt and its absorption spectra'
Zhan, X., Wang, J. L. and Qian, Y. (1998) 'Relationship between hue of p-aminoazobenzene chloride salt and its absorption spectra'. Environmental Chemistry, 17 :595-600 [Details]
(1998) 'Calculation method on compensatory expenses of natural resources'
Zhan, X., Wang, J. L. and Wu, L. B. (1998) 'Calculation method on compensatory expenses of natural resources'. Shanghai Environmental Science, 17 :1-3 [Details]
(1997) 'Determining anaerobic biodegradability of organic substance with the Dophul method'
Zhan, X., Shi, S., Jiang, Z. and Qian, Y. (1997) 'Determining anaerobic biodegradability of organic substance with the Dophul method'. Chongqing Environmental Science, 20 :34-37 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2013) Environmental Engineering and Management Journal.
Yaqian Zhao, Jidong Gu, Xinmin Zhan (2013) Environmental Engineering and Management Journal. Romania: Technical University of IASI. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2002) 'Prevention and control of industrial wastewater pollution in China'
Qian, Y., Wen, X. H., Li, X., Zhang, Z. X. & Xinmin Zhan, X. (2002) 'Prevention and control of industrial wastewater pollution in China' In: Strategies to Prevent Water Pollution and Disaster in China. Beijing: China Press of Water Resources and Hydropower. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2012) IWA World Congress on Water Climate and Energy
Clifford, E., McNamara, S., Forde, P., Zhan, X., and O’Reilly, E. (2012) Application of the suction flow biofilm reactor (ASF-BR) technology in the treatment of primary treated municipal wastewater IWA World Congress on Water Climate and Energy [Details]
(2009) IWA 2nd Specialized Conference. Nutrient management in wastewater treatment processes
Norton, D., Healy, M.G., Li, J., Zhan, X. (2009) Nitrogen removal from slaughterhouse wastewater using a pilot-scale sequencing batch reactor IWA 2nd Specialized Conference. Nutrient management in wastewater treatment processes Krakow, Poland, , 06-SEP-12 - 09-SEP-12 [Details]
(2008) ESAI Colloquium
Norton, D., Zhan, X., Healy, M.G. (2008) Pilot-scale sequencing batch reactor (SBR) system in slaughterhouse wastewater treatment ESAI Colloquium Dundalk IT, [Details]
(2007) 10th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Kos Island, Greece
Li, J.P., Zhan, X.M., Healy, M.G., Norton, D., Rodgers, M. (2007) Nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactor 10th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Kos Island, Greece Kos Island, Greece, , 05-SEP-12 - 07-SEP-12 [Details]
(2007) ESAI colloquium
Li, J., Zhan, X., Healy, M.G. (2007) Effect of aeration rate on nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactors ESAI colloquium IT Carlow, [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2009) Enhanced nitrogen removal for slaughterhouse wastewater using novel technologies (2005-ET-MS-31-M3). Final report prepared for the Environmental Protection Agency, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Zhan, X., Healy, M.G., Li, J.P., Norton, D. (2009) Enhanced nitrogen removal for slaughterhouse wastewater using novel technologies (2005-ET-MS-31-M3). Final report prepared for the Environmental Protection Agency, Co. Wexford, Ireland. EPA, Wexford. [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2010) Process optimization of membrane bioreactor for enhancing nitrogen and phosphorus removal. Proceedings of the 1st Sino-Danish Jointly Conference on Sustainable Environmental Engineering.
Wang RC, Zhan XM, Yang DH, and Zhao JF (2010) Process optimization of membrane bioreactor for enhancing nitrogen and phosphorus removal. Proceedings of the 1st Sino-Danish Jointly Conference on Sustainable Environmental Engineering. Shanghai, China: Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Effect of shear forces on biofilm characteristics and nitrogen removal performance in redox stratified membrane biofilm reactor . Proceedings of the 1st Sino-Danish Jointly Conference on Sustainable Environmental Engineering.
Wang RC, Zhan XM and Zhao JF (2010) Effect of shear forces on biofilm characteristics and nitrogen removal performance in redox stratified membrane biofilm reactor . Proceedings of the 1st Sino-Danish Jointly Conference on Sustainable Environmental Engineering. Shanghai, China: Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Effect of coagulation conditions on the performance of the in-line coagulation/ultrafiltration process: A pilot study. Proceedings of IWA Membrane Technology Conference.
Wang RC, Tong H., Xia SQ, Zhan XM, Zhao JF (2009) Effect of coagulation conditions on the performance of the in-line coagulation/ultrafiltration process: A pilot study. Proceedings of IWA Membrane Technology Conference. Beijing, China: Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Nitrogen removal from slaughterhouse wastewater using a pilot-scale sequencing batch reactor. 2nd IWA Specialized Conference.
D. Norton, M.G. Healy, J. Li and X. Zhan (2009) Nitrogen removal from slaughterhouse wastewater using a pilot-scale sequencing batch reactor. 2nd IWA Specialized Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Redox stratified membrane biofilm reactor (RSMBR) for nitrogen removal from wastewater: effect of oxygen mass transfer characteristics. Proceedings of IWA Membrane Technology Conference.
Wang RC, Zhan XM, Zhang YL and Zhao JF (2009) Redox stratified membrane biofilm reactor (RSMBR) for nitrogen removal from wastewater: effect of oxygen mass transfer characteristics. Proceedings of IWA Membrane Technology Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Shortcut nitrogen removal and nitrifying population dynamics in a Redox Stratified Membrane Biofilm Reactor for treating ammonium-rich wastewater. International Symposium on Science, Technology and Policy for Water Pollution Control at Watershed Scale.
Wang RC, Zhan XM, Yang DH, Zhang YL and Zhao JF (2009) Shortcut nitrogen removal and nitrifying population dynamics in a Redox Stratified Membrane Biofilm Reactor for treating ammonium-rich wastewater. International Symposium on Science, Technology and Policy for Water Pollution Control at Watershed Scale. Hangzhou, China: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Analysis of the microbial community in sequencing batch reactors treating saline wastewater using molecular fingerprinting techniques.
Wu, G., Guan, Y. & Zhan, X. (2008) Analysis of the microbial community in sequencing batch reactors treating saline wastewater using molecular fingerprinting techniques. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Effect of salinity on the activity, settling and microbial community of activated sludge in sequencing batch reactors treating synthetic saline wastewater.
Wu, G., Guan, Y. & Zhan, X. (2008) Effect of salinity on the activity, settling and microbial community of activated sludge in sequencing batch reactors treating synthetic saline wastewater. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactors (SBRs).
Zhan, X. (2008) Nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in intermittently aerated sequencing batch reactors (SBRs). Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch biofilm reactor.
Li, J., Sorenson, K., Healy, M., Zhan, X. & Rodgers, M. (2008) Nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch biofilm reactor. Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch biofilm reactor.
Li, J., Norton, D., Healy, M., Zhan, X. & Rodgers, M. (2007) Nutrient removal from slaughterhouse wastewater in an intermittently aerated sequencing batch biofilm reactor. Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Biological treatment of saline wastewater.
Zhan, X. (2002) Biological treatment of saline wastewater. Conference Paper [Details]
(2000) Study on the adsorption of aniline onto China-made macroporous resin.
Zhan, X., Wang, J. L. & Qian, Y. (2000) Study on the adsorption of aniline onto China-made macroporous resin. Conference Paper [Details]
(2000) Removal of lead from aqueous solutions by condensed tannin adsorbent.
Zhan, X. and Nakano, Y. (2000) Removal of lead from aqueous solutions by condensed tannin adsorbent. Conference Paper [Details]
(2000) Separation of lead from aqueous solutions by condensed tannin gels.
Zhan, X. and Nakano, Y. (2000) Separation of lead from aqueous solutions by condensed tannin gels. Conference Paper [Details]
(2000) Effect of NaCl shock loadings on activated sludge treatment system.
Feng, Y. C., Zhan, X., Wang, J. L. & Qian, Y. (2000) Effect of NaCl shock loadings on activated sludge treatment system. Conference Paper [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2014 Biochemical Engineering Journal Top Cited Papers for 2011 and 2012 Biochemical Engineering Journal
2013 Cre (Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland) Awards Finalist Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland
2012 In recognition of excellence in lecturing Undergraduate Awards

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1995 Tsinghua University BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING Environmental Engineering
1995 Tsinghua University BACHELOR OF COMMERCE Management
2000 Tsinghua University PhD Environmental Engineering