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New Advisory Board Members for Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology

We are delighted to announce new members of the Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology Advisory Board.

David Weissbrodt
David is an Assistant professor at TU Delft, the Netherlands. His research interests are in microbial systems, process engineering, water, energy and health sciences.

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Tom Bond
Tom is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Surrey, UK. His research interests are drinking water disinfection byproducts, aquatic microplastics and sustainable treatment technologies.
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Jingyun Fang
Jingyun is a Professor at Sun Yat-Sen University, China. Her research focuses on the aqueous chemistry of radicals and high-valent manganese in both natural and engineering systems.

Read her work in RSC journals

Maria José Farré
Maria is a Research Scientist at ICRA, Spain. She researches water treatment, including disinfection byproducts and novel strategies for the holistic diagnosis of water samples.

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Jochen Hack
Jochen is Leader of the Engineering Ecology department and SEE-URBAN-WATER research group at TU Darmstadt, Germany. His research interests include urbanization and water resources, green infrastructure, nature-based solutions and water management.

Yong Sik Ok
Yong is a Professor at Korea University, South Korea, and Director, APRU Sustainable Waste Management. His research focuses on strategies for waste management, including conversion to energy and value-added products.

Read his work in RSC journals

Xin Wang
Xin is a Professor at Nankai University, China. His research focuses on electroactive bacteria in the environment, and their uses to recover energy from waste, sense biotoxicity and accelerate anaerobic bio-processes.

Defeng Xing
Defeng is a Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology, China. His research interests are in genomics and proteomics of hydrogen-producing bacteria, metagenomic analysis of activated sludge and biofilms, and bioelectrochemical systems.

Read his work in RSC journals

Long Nghiem
Long is the Director of the Centre for Technology in Water and Wastewater and a Professor in Environmental Engineering at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. His work focuses on technologies for improving the provision of clean water, and wastewater purification.

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Michael Templeton
Michael is a Professor at Imperial College London, UK. His research focuses on addressing public health challenges related to water supply and sanitation.

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April Gu
April is a Professor at Cornell University, USA. Her research focuses on water quality and environmental health, including biotechnology for wastewater treatment, the impact of climate change on global phosphorus cycling, and next-generation toxicogenomics-based toxicity assessment technology to enable water quality monitoring.

Read her work in RSC journals

Peng Liang
Peng is a Professor at Tsinghua University, China. His research interests are in the development of novel wastewater treatment technologies to recover water, energy, nutrients and value-added products from wastewater.

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New Associate Editor: Wenhai Chu

We are glad to announce that Wenhai Chu (Tongji University) has joined the Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology team as an Associate Editor.

Wenhai Chu is a Professor at College of Environmental Science and Engineering at Tongji University, China. His research focuses on water disinfection and disinfection by-products (DBPs). He has made achievements in identification, transformation and collaborative control of DBPs as well as other emerging contaminants. His interests also include exploring the relationship between micro pollutants such as disinfection by-products and human health, and exploring the migration, transformation and source prevention and control of new pollutants from the perspective of whole urban water systems.

He has published more than 150 papers and edited two monographs. He also authorized 20 invention patents in China and the United States, his relevant patent technology has been applied in water quality monitoring institutions and large-scale water plants in the Yangtze River Delta and Taihu Lake Basin, China.

 

 

Read his work in the journal:

Ecotoxicological effects of disinfected wastewater effluents: a short review of in vivo toxicity bioassays on aquatic organisms
Xinmiao Luan, Xiaoyu Liu, Chao Fang, Wenhai Chu* and Zuxin Xu*
Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2020,6, 2275-2286

Emerging investigator series: formation of brominated haloacetamides from trihalomethanes during zero-valent iron reduction and subsequent booster chlorination in drinking water distribution
Pengzhou Luo, FeiFei Wang, Stuart W. Krasner, Chao Fang, Shenghua Chenab  and  Wenhai Chu*
Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2020,6, 1244-1255

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New Editorial Board Member: Takahiro Fujioka

 

 

 

We are pleased to announce that Takahiro Fujioka (Nagasaki University, Japan) is joining the Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology team as an Editorial Board member.

Takahiro is an Associate Professor at Nagasaki University, Japan. His research interests centre on advanced wastewater treatment technologies for potable water reuse. His research team is working on the development of reverse osmosis and nanofiltration membrane technologies for enhancing the removal of pathogens and trace organic chemicals, and the development of online monitoring technologies for ensuring pathogen removal.

 

 

 

Read his work in the journal:

Validation of a novel direct-injection chemiluminescence-based method for N-nitrosamine analysis in advanced-treated recycled water, drinking water, and wastewater
Shannon L. Roback, Hitoshi Kodamatani, Takahiro Fujioka and Megan H. Plumlee*
Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2020,6, 1106-1115

Integrity of reverse osmosis membrane for removing bacteria: new insight into bacterial passage
Takahiro Fujioka,* Anh T. Hoang, Tetsuro Ueyama and Long D. Nghiem
Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2019,5, 239-245

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New Associate Editor: Zhiyong “Jason” Ren

We are delighted to announce that Jason Ren (Princeton University, USA) is joining the Associate Editor team for Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology. Jason has been an Editorial Board member of the journal since 2018.

Jason is a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University, USA. His research focuses on water-energy nexus and resource recovery. His group analyzes reaction mechanisms and develops novel environmental processes, with the goal of expanding environmental engineering from pollution control to sustainable development of resource recovery systems.

Read his work in the journal:

Capacitive deionization and electrosorption: from desalination to ion management
Peng Liang, Zhiyong Jason Ren and Xia Huang*
Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2020,6, 241-242

Oily bilge water treatment using DC/AC powered electrocoagulation
Yanhong Bian, Zheng Ge, Carl Albano, Fernanda Leite Lobobd and Zhiyong Jason Ren*
Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2019,5, 1654-1660

 

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New Editorial Board member for ESWRT: Professor Eveline Volcke (Ghent University, Belgium)

We are delighted to announce that Professor Eveline Volcke (Ghent University, Belgium) has joined the Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology team as an Editorial Board member.

Eveline Volcke is a Professor at Ghent University, Belgium. Her ‘Biosystems Control (BioCo)’ research group focuses on efficient and sustainable process design and control. Eveline has a specific expertise in biological wastewater treatment. She aims at process optimization through physical-based modelling and simulation, data treatment techniques and experimental studies. In doing so, she profits from a chemical engineering background, a PhD in environmental technology, a strong international network, e.g. as a Fellow of the International Water Association (IWA), and 20+ years of research experience.

Read Eveline’s latest Perspective on resource recovery and wastewater treatment modelling

Read more of Eveline’s work here

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New Associate editor: Krista Wigginton

We are excited to announce that Dr Krista Wigginton has joined the Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology Editorial Board as Associate Editor.

Dr Wigginton joins Graham Gagnon, Xia Huang, Stuart Khan, Paige Novak, and Mike Templeton as Associate Editors handling the peer review of submissions to the journal.

Krista received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech and her B.S. in Chemistry at the University of Idaho and conducted postdoctoral research at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland. In 2013, she joined the faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan as an assistant professor of environmental engineering. Dr. Wigginton’s research team focuses on pollutant fate in water treatment processes, and on improving pathogen and micropollutant detection.  She’s the recipient of the U.S. NSF International Postdoctoral Fellowship and the NSF CAREER award.

We are confident that Krista will make an outstanding contribution to ESWRT in her new role as Associate Editor and we look forward to working with her further to continue the success of the journal.

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New Editorial Board Members for Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology

We are delighted to introduce Zhiyong “Jason” Ren and Aijie Wang as new Editorial Board members for Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology.  

我们很高兴地宣布Zhiyong Jason Ren和王爱杰教授(中国科学院生态环境研究中心)作为编委加入Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology.

 

 

Zhiyong “Jason” Ren is an Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. He also holds a joint appointment at the National Renewable Energy Lab. Jason’s research focuses on water-energy nexus and resource recovery. His group analyzes reaction mechanisms and develops novel environmental processes, with the goal of expanding environmental engineering from pollution control to sustainable development of resource recovery systems.

Read Jason’s latest ESWRT paper on microbial fuel cells

 

 

Aijie Wang is a Professor at the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and Professor at the Harbin Institute of Technology, P.R. China. She is the Deputy Director of the National Engineering Laboratory for Industrial Wastewater Treatment, and Head of CAS Key Laboratory for Environmental Biotechnology. Her research interests cover water pollution control and resource recovery, which includes bio-based technology for heavily polluted industrial wastewater treatment, polluted aquatic environment bioremediation, and resources/bioenergy recovery from waste (water)/biosolids.

Aijie is Guest Editing a Themed Issue for ESWRT alongside Professors Jeremy Guest and Paige Novak on Anaerobic Technologies.
Find out more or Submit to the issue

 

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Introducing our New Associate Editor – Graham Gagnon

We are delighted to introduce Graham Gagnon as a new Associate Editor for Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology.

 

Professor Gagnon joins Xia Huang, Stuart Khan, Tamar Kohn, Paige Novak, and Mike Templeton as Associate Editors handling the peer review of submissions to the journal. More information about his research interests is given below:

Professor Gagnon is a Full Professor and NSERC/Halifax Water Industrial Research Chair in the Department of Civil & Resource Engineering at Dalhousie University. Graham works collaboratively with his research team and research partners to deliver applied water solutions that are grounded in fundamental principles of water science and technology.

 

Submit your high-impact work to Professor Gagnon’s office:

mc.manuscriptcentral.com/esw

 

 


Read some of Professor Gagonon’s latest research published in Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology:

Water quality and filter performance of nutrient-, oxidant- and media-enhanced drinking water biofilters
Amina K. Stoddart and Graham A. Gagnon

Prediction of disinfection by-product formation in drinking water via fluorescence spectroscopy
Benjamin F. Trueman, Sean A. MacIsaac, Amina K. Stoddart and Graham A. Gagnon

 

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Introducing our New Associate Editor – Michael Templeton

We are delighted to introduce Michael Templeton as a new Associate Editor for Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology.

Michael has been an active member of the journal’s Editorial Board since launch and joins Xia Huang, Stuart Khan, Tamar Kohn and Paige Novak as Associate Editors handling submissions to the journal from 1st January 2018. More information about his research interests is given below.

Michael is a chartered civil engineer and Reader in Public Health Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial College London. He is also the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He holds a bachelor’s degree with honours in engineering science and a PhD in civil-environmental engineering, both from the University of Toronto

His research aims to develop engineering solutions to public health challenges relating to water supply and sanitation. His research focuses on the occurrence and control of chemical and biological contaminants in water, innovative water treatment processes, and effective water supply and sanitation interventions in low-income countries.

 

Submit your high-impact work to Dr Templeton’s office:
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Read some of Dr Templeton’s recent research published in Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology:

Defining the molecular properties of N -nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) precursors using computational chemistry
Tom Bond, Alexandra Simperler, Nigel Graham, Li Ling, Wenhui Gan, Xin Yange and Michael R. Templeton

Pitfalls and progress: a perspective on achieving sustainable sanitation for all
Michael R. Templeton

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Introducing our New Associate Editor – Xia Huang

We are delighted to introduce Xia Huang as a new Associate Editor for Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology

黄霞教授(清华大学)作为副主编,加入Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology期刊,负责稿件的送审和评审。

 

Xia joins Stuart Khan, Tamar Kohn and Paige Novak as Associate Editors handling submissions to the journal. More information about her research interests is given below.

Xia Huang is a Professor at Tsinghua University, China, where she is a Director for the Division of Water Environment, Vice Director for the State Key Joint Laboratory of Environment Simulation and Pollution Control, and Chair of Academic Committee of Department of Environmental Science and Engineering.  Before starting her career at Tsinghua university, she received her PhD in Environmental Chemistry and Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.

Professor Huang’s research aims to develop novel processes for wastewater reclamation and resource recovery. Her main interests include membrane based wastewater treatment processes, fouling mechanisms and control, bioelectrochemical systems for enhanced wastewater purification and resource recovery.

 

 

Submit your high-impact work to Professor Huang’s office: mc.manuscriptcentral.com/esw 


Read some of Professor Huang’s recent research published in Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology:

Addition of conductive particles to improve the performance of activated carbon air-cathodes in microbial fuel cells
Xiaoyuan Zhang, Qiuying Wang, Xue Xia, Weihua He, Xia Huang and Bruce E. Logan

Enhancement of the sensitivity of a microbial fuel cell sensor by transient-state operation
Yong Jiang, Peng Liang, Panpan Liu, Bo Miao, Yanhong Bian, Helan Zhang and Xia Huang

 

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