A welcome to Environmental Science: Nano – Professor Wei-xian Zhang joins the Editorial Board

Here at Environmental Science: Nano we would like to welcome Wei-xian to the team. Find out a bit more about him here!

Wei-xian graduated from Tongji University in Shanghai, from where he moved to John Hopkins University to complete his PhD in Environmental Engineering. Wei-xian has also served as a Professor of environmental engineering and director of the Institute of Sustainable Nanotechnology at Lehigh University, PA.

 Presently, Wei-xian is based at the UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development, and his research focuses on chemical and biological transformation of environmental contaminants and heavy metal ions. Wei-xian has produced a number of incredibly well-cited research papers focusing on environmental nanotechnology, including Nanoscale iron particles for environmental remediation: An Overview (Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2003, 5, 323, DOI: 10.1023/A:1025520116015).

Wei-xian’s work on environmental nanotechnology has received extensive media attention in the past with feature articles appearing in the New York Times, Popular Science, Wall Street Journal and MIT Technology Review. In addition, Wei-xian has experience as a consulting engineer for the Ministry of Electronic Industry of China.

We are very excited to add Wei-xian to our editorial board; Wei-xian’s vast wealth of experience and expertise will contribute to the development and progression of Environmental Science: Nano. Welcome aboard!

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