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Book Chapters

Tng KH; antony ; Wang Y; leslie , 2015, 'Membrane ageing during water treatment: Mechanisms, monitoring, and control', in Basile A; Cassano A; Rastogi NK (ed.), Advances in Membrane Technologies for Water Treatment, pp. 349 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-1-78242-121-4.00011-3

Tng KH; Antony A; Wang Y; Leslie GL, 2015, '11 Membrane ageing during water treatment Mechanisms, monitoring, and control', in Advances in Membrane Technologies for Water Treatment, pp. 349 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/b978-1-78242-121-4.00011-3

Wang Y; Waite TD; Leslie GL, 2013, '15 Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis of membrane reactors: modelling of membrane bioreactors for municipal wastewater treatment', in Handbook of Membrane Reactors, pp. 532 - 568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1533/9780857097330.3.532

Wang Y; Waite D; Leslie GL, 2013, 'Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis of membrane reactors: modelling of membrane bioreactors for municipal wastewater treatment', in Angelo Basile (ed.), Handbook of membrane reactors, Volume 1: Fundamental materials science, design and optimisation, edn. 55, Woodhaed publishing, Cambridge, UK, pp. 532 - 568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1533/9780857097330.3.532

Journal articles

Sun Y; Zhang C; Rong H; Wu L; Lian B; Wang Y; Chen Y; Tu Y; Waite TD, 2022, 'Electrochemical Ni-EDTA degradation and Ni removal from electroless plating wastewaters using an innovative Ni-doped PbO2 anode: Optimization and mechanism', Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 424, pp. 127655, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.127655

Yuan Y; Garg S; Wang Y; Li W; Chen G; Gao M; Zhong J; Wang J; Waite TD, 2022, 'Influence of salinity on the heterogeneous catalytic ozonation process: Implications to treatment of high salinity wastewater', Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 423, pp. 127255 - 127255, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.127255

He Z; Liu S; Lian B; Fletcher J; Bales C; Wang Y; Waite TD, 2021, 'Optimization of constant-current operation in membrane capacitive deionization (MCDI) using variable discharging operations', Water Research, vol. 204, pp. 117646, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.117646

He C; Lian B; Ma J; Zhang C; Wang Y; Mo H; Waite TD, 2021, 'Scale-up and Modelling of Flow-electrode CDI Using Tubular Electrodes', Water Research, vol. 203, pp. 117498, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.117498

Guo Z; Zou X; Mao W; Sun S; Ma S; Lyu S; Liu X; Wang Y, 2021, 'CFD simulations of mass transfer and concentration polarization in a spiral-wound RO element for coal mine water desalination', Huagong Xuebao/CIESC Journal, vol. 72, pp. 4808 - 4815, http://dx.doi.org/10.11949/0438-1157.20210075

Mao W; Zou X; Guo Z; Sun S; Ma S; Lyv S; Xiao Y; Ji X; Wang Y, 2021, 'Numerical simulations of calcium sulphate scaling in full-scale brackish water reverse osmosis pressure vessels using computational fluid dynamics', Membranes, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/membranes11070521

Wei W; Zou X; Ji X; Zhou R; Zhao K; Wang Y, 2021, 'Analysis of concentration polarisation in full-size spiral wound reverse osmosis membranes using computational fluid dynamics', Membranes, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/membranes11050353

Bales C; Lian B; Fletcher J; Wang Y; Waite TD, 2021, 'Site specific assessment of the viability of membrane Capacitive Deionization (mCDI) in desalination of brackish groundwaters for selected crop watering', Desalination, vol. 502, pp. 114913 - 114913, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2020.114913

Wu H; Wang Y; Ikeda-Ohno A; Miller CJ; Waite TD, 2019, 'Impact of ferrous iron dosing on iron and phosphorus solids speciation and transformation in a pilot scale membrane bioreactor', Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology, vol. 5, pp. 1400 - 1411, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9ew00225a

Liu X; Wang Y; Shi Y; Li Q; Dai P; Guan J; Waite TD; Leslie G, 2019, 'CFD modelling of uneven flows behaviour in flat-sheet membrane bioreactors: From bubble generation to shear stress distribution', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 570-571, pp. 146 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2018.10.040

Li Q; Tan J; Lian B; Wang Y; Le Clech P; Liu X; Leslie G; Taylor R, 2019, 'An integrated, solar-driven membrane distillation system for water purification and energy generation', Applied Energy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.12.069

Li Q; Lian B; Wang Y; Taylor R; Liu X; Tan J; Leslie G, 2018, 'Development of a mobile groundwater desalination system for communities in rural India', Water Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2018.08.001

Julian H; Lian B; Li H; Liu X; Wang Y; Leslie G; Chen V, 2018, 'Numerical study of CaCO3 scaling in submerged vacuum membrane distillation and crystallization (VMDC)', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 559, pp. 87 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2018.04.050

Keucken A; Liu X; Lian B; Wang Y; Persson KM; Leslie G, 2018, 'Simulation of NOM removal by capillary NF: A numerical method for full-scale plant design', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 555, pp. 229 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2018.03.016

Radaei E; Liu X; Tng KH; Wang Y; Trujillo FJ; Leslie G, 2018, 'Insights on pulsed bubble control of membrane fouling: Effect of bubble size and frequency', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 554, pp. 59 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2018.02.058

Du X; Wang Y; Leslie G; Li G; Liang H, 2017, 'Shear stress in a pressure-driven membrane system and its impact on membrane fouling from a hydrodynamic condition perspective: a review', Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, vol. 92, pp. 463 - 478, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jctb.5154

Du X; Wang Y; Qu F; Li K; Liu X; Wang Z; Li G; Liang H, 2017, 'Impact of bubbly flow in feed channel of forward osmosis for wastewater treatment: Flux performance and biofouling', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 316, pp. 1047 - 1058, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2017.02.031

Du X; Liu X; Wang Y; Radaei E; Lian B; Leslie G; Li G; Liang H, 2017, 'Particle deposition on flat sheet membranes under bubbly and slug flow aeration in coagulation-microfiltration process: Effects of particle characteristic and shear stress', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 541, pp. 668 - 676, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2017.07.023

Liu X; Wang Y; Waite TD; Leslie G, 2016, 'Numerical simulations of impact of membrane module design variables on aeration patterns in membrane bioreactors', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 520, pp. 201 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2016.07.011

Keucken A; Wang Y; Tng KH; Leslie G; Spanjer T; Köhler SJ, 2016, 'Optimizing hollow fibre nanofiltration for organic matter rich lake water', Water (Switzerland), vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/w8100430

Lian B; Wang Y; Le-Clech P; Chen V; Leslie G, 2016, 'A numerical approach to module design for crossflow vacuum membrane distillation systems', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 510, pp. 489 - 496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2016.03.041

Liu X; Wang Y; Waite TD; Leslie G, 2016, 'Fluid Structure Interaction analysis of lateral fibre movement in submerged membrane reactors', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 504, pp. 240 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2015.12.056

Keucken A; Wang Y; Tng KH; Leslie GL; Persson KM; Köhler SJ; Spanjer T, 2015, 'Evaluation of novel hollow fiber membranes for NOM removal by advanced membrane autopsy', Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, vol. 16, pp. ws2015170 - ws2015170, http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/ws.2015.170

Wu H; Ikeda-Ohno A; Wang Y; Waite TD, 2015, 'Iron and phosphorus speciation in Fe-conditioned membrane bioreactor activated sludge', Water Research, vol. 76, pp. 213 - 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2015.02.020

Liu X; Wang Y; Waite TD; Leslie G, 2015, 'Numerical simulation of bubble induced shear inmembrane bioreactors: Effects of mixed liquor rheology and membrane configuration', Water Research, vol. 75, pp. 131 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2015.02.009

Zhang Z; Bligh MW; Wang Y; Leslie GL; Bustamante H; Waite TD, 2015, 'Cleaning strategies for iron-fouled membranes from submerged membrane bioreactor treatment of wastewaters', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 475, pp. 9 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2014.09.003

Xin Y; Bligh MW; Kinsela AS; Wang Y; Waite D, 2015, 'Calcium-mediated polysaccharide gel formation and breakage: Impact on membrane foulant hydraulic properties', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 475, pp. 395 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2014.10.033

Zhang Z; Wang Y; Leslie GL; Waite TD, 2015, 'Effect of ferric and ferrous iron addition on phosphorus removal and fouling in submerged membrane bioreactors', Water Research, vol. 69, pp. 210 - 222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2014.11.011

Yeo SY; Wang Y; Chilcott T; Antony A; Coster H; Leslie G, 2014, 'Characterising nanostructure functionality of a cellulose triacetate forward osmosis membrane using electrical impedance spectroscopy', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 467, pp. 292 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2014.05.035

Boyle-Gotla A; Jensen PD; Yap SD; Pidou M; Wang Y; Batstone DJ, 2014, 'Dynamic multidimensional modelling of submerged membrane bioreactor fouling', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 467, pp. 153 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2014.05.028

Wang Y; Leslie ; Waite , 2014, 'Impact of iron dosing of membrane bioreactors on membrane fouling', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 252, pp. 239 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2014.04.106

Wang Y; Tng KH; Wu H; Leslie G; Waite TD, 2014, 'Removal of phosphorus from wastewaters using ferrous salts - A pilot scale membrane bioreactor study', Water Research, vol. 57, pp. 140 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2014.03.029

Wang Y; Brannock M; Cox SJ; Leslie GL, 2010, 'CFD simulations of membrane filtration zone in a submerged hollow fibre membrane bioreactor using a porous media approach', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 363, pp. 57 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2010.07.008

Brannock M; Wang Y; Leslie GL, 2010, 'Evaluation of full-scale membrane bioreactor mixing performance and the effect of membrane configuration', Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 350, pp. 101 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2009.12.016

Brannock M; Wang Y; Leslie GL, 2010, 'Mixing characterisation of full-scale membrane bioreactors: CFD modelling with experimental validation', Water Research, vol. 44, pp. 3181 - 3191, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2010.02.029

Brannock M; Leslie GL; Wang Y; Buetehorn S, 2010, 'Optimising mixing and nutrient removal in membrane bioreactors: CFD modelling and experimental validation', Desalination, vol. 250, pp. 815 - 818, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2008.11.048

Brannock M; De Wever H; Wang Y; Leslie GL, 2009, 'Computational fluid dynamics simulations of MBRs: Inside submerged versus outside submerged membranes', Desalination, vol. 236, pp. 244 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2007.10.073

Wang Y; Sanly S; Brannock M; Leslie GL, 2009, 'Diagnosis of membrane bioreactor performance through residence time distribution measurements - a preliminary study', Desalination, vol. 236, pp. 120 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2007.10.058

Wang Y; Brannock M; Leslie GL, 2009, 'Membrane bioreactors: overview of the effects of module geometry on mixing energy', Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, vol. 4, pp. 322 - 333, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/apj.248

Wang Y; Ong K; Brannock M; Leslie GL, 2008, 'Evaluation of membrane bioreactor performance via residence time distribution: Effects of membrane configuration and mixing', Water Science and Technology, vol. 57, pp. 353 - 359, http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wst.2008.114

Conference Papers

Lian ; Nashed ; Sproul ; Chen ; Wang Y; Leslie , 2015, 'Optimisation of solar powered membrane distillation system using CFD and TRNSYS coupled model', in Optimisation of solar powered membrane distillation system using CFD and TRNSYS coupled model, APCChE 2015 Congress incorporating Chemeca 2015, Melbourne, presented at APCChE 2015 Congress incorporating Chemeca 2015, Melbourne, 27 September 2015 - 01 October 2015, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=734422692092023;res=IELENG

Wang Y; Liu X; Guan J; Waite D; Leslie G, 2015, 'Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics to Optimisation of Membrane Module Configurations in Submerged Membrane Bioreactors', in Ozwater'15 conference proceedings, Ozwater’15, Adelaide, Australia, presented at Ozwater’15, Adelaide, Australia, 12 May 2015 - 14 May 2015, http://www.ozwater.org/sites/all/files/ozwater/134%20YWang.pdf

Tng KH; Wang Y; Audley M; Koh S-H; Currie J; Roberts C; Leslie G, 2015, 'Performance Analysis of Advanced Water Treatment Plants Using Resilience Modelling Software', in OzWater'15, OzWater'15, Adelaide, Australia, presented at OzWater'15, Adelaide, Australia, 12 May 2015 - 14 May 2015

Lian B; Wang Y; Li H; Chen V; Leslie G, 2014, 'Aspen Plus® and CFD coupled simulation for the optimisation of the membrane distillation process', in Chemeca 2014: Processing excellence; Powering our future, Chemeca 14 - Processing Excellence; Powering Our Future, Perth, Australia, presented at Chemeca 14 - Processing Excellence; Powering Our Future, Perth, Australia, 28 September 2014 - 01 October 2014

Lian B; Wang Y; Leslie G, 2014, 'Design of a screw-conveyor extractor under subcritical water conditions using Computational Fluid Dynamics', in hemeca 2014: Processing excellence; Powering our future, Chemeca 2014 - Processing Excellence; Powering Our Future, Perth, Australia, presented at Chemeca 2014 - Processing Excellence; Powering Our Future, Perth, Australia, 28 September 2014 - 01 October 2014, http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/events/chemeca-2014-processing-excellence-powering-our-future-chemeca-2014

Wang Y; Tng KH; Wu H; Leslie G; Waite TD, 2013, 'Removal of phosphorus from membrane bioreactors using a ferrous salt – a pilot scale study', in Water Research, Elsevier, Toronto, Canada, pp. 140 - 150, presented at The 7th IWA Specialised Membrane Technology Conference and Exhibition for Water and Wastewater Treatment and Reuse, Toronto, Canada, 25 August 2013 - 29 August 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2014.03.029


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