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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, Elsevier, 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, Elsevier, 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, Woodhaed publishing, Cambridge, UK, pp. 532 - 568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1533/9780857097330.3.532

Journal articles

Wu L; Garg S; Xie J; Zhang C; Wang Y; Waite TD, 2023, 'Electrochemical Removal of Metal-Organic Complexes in Metal Plating Wastewater: A Comparative Study of Cu-EDTA and Ni-EDTA Removal Mechanisms', Environmental Science and Technology, 57, pp. 12476 - 12488, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.3c02550

He Z; Li Y; Wang Y; Miller CJ; Fletcher J; Lian B; Waite TD, 2023, 'Insufficient desorption of ions in constant-current membrane capacitive deionization (MCDI): Problems and solutions', Water Research, 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2023.120273

Bales C; Lian B; Zhu Y; Zhou H; Wang Y; Fletcher J; Waite TD, 2023, 'Photovoltaic powered operational scale Membrane Capacitive Deionization (MCDI) desalination with energy recovery for treated domestic wastewater reuse', Desalination, 559, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2023.116647

Bales C; Kinsela AS; Miller C; Wang Y; Zhu Y; Lian B; Waite TD, 2023, 'Removal of Trace Uranium from Groundwaters Using Membrane Capacitive Deionization Desalination for Potable Supply in Remote Communities: Bench, Pilot, and Field Scale Investigations', Environmental Science and Technology, 57, pp. 11345 - 11355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.3c03477

Bales C; Wang Y; Lian B; He Z; Fletcher J; Waite TD, 2023, 'Predictive performance and costing model for Membrane Capacitive Deionization (MCDI) at operational scale', Desalination, 557, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2023.116595

Lian B; Sun Y; Wang Y; Garg S; Zhang C; Chen Y; Tu Y; Waite TD, 2023, 'Investigation of the Effects of Anode Geometry on the Electrochemical Degradation of Ni-Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid Complexes Using Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation', ACS ES and T Engineering, 3, pp. 201 - 212, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsestengg.2c00278

Wu L; Zhang C; Sun Y; Wang Y; Lian B; Chen Y; Tu Y; Waite TD, 2022, 'Cu-mediated optimization of PbO2 anodes for electrochemical treatment of electroless nickel plating wastewater', Chemical Engineering Journal, 450, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2022.138188

Zhu Y; Lian B; Wang Y; Miller C; Bales C; Fletcher J; Yao L; Waite TD, 2022, 'Machine learning modelling of a membrane capacitive deionization (MCDI) system for prediction of long-term system performance and optimization of process control parameters in remote brackish water desalination', Water Research, 227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2022.119349

Rong C; Shen X; Wang Y; Thomsen L; Zhao T; Li Y; Lu X; Amal R; Zhao C, 2022, 'Electronic Structure Engineering of Single-Atom Ru Sites via Co–N4 Sites for Bifunctional pH-Universal Water Splitting', Advanced Materials, 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.202110103

Lian B; Jiang Q; Garg S; Wang Y; Yuan Y; Waite TD, 2022, 'Analysis of Ozonation Processes Using Coupled Modeling of Fluid Dynamics, Mass Transfer, and Chemical Reaction Kinetics', Environmental Science and Technology, 56, pp. 4377 - 4385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.1c07694

Lian B; Zhu Y; Branchaud D; Wang Y; Bales C; Bednarz T; Waite TD, 2022, 'Application of digital twins for remote operation of membrane capacitive deionization (mCDI) systems', Desalination, 525, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2021.115482

Rong H; Zhang C; Sun Y; Wu L; Lian B; Wang Y; Chen Y; Tu Y; Waite TD, 2022, 'Electrochemical degradation of Ni-EDTA complexes in electroless plating wastewater using PbO2-Bi electrodes', Chemical Engineering Journal, 431, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.133230

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, 424, 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, 423, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.127255

Kong X; Garg S; Chen G; Li W; Wang Y; Wang J; Ma J; Yuan Y; Waite TD, 2022, 'Coal chemical industry membrane concentrates: characterisation and treatment by ozonation and catalytic ozonation processes', Environmental Chemistry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/en22042

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, 204, 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, 203, 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, 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, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/membranes11070521

Wei W; Zhang J; Zhang J; Zou X; Lyu S; Li R; Zhao K; Liu X; Wang Y, 2021, 'Study on mechanism of reverse osmosis membrane pollution of water treatment in underground coal mine', Meitan Kexue Jishu/Coal Science and Technology (Peking), 49, pp. 103 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.13199/j.cnki.cst.2021.04.013

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, 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, 502, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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), 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 57, pp. 140 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2014.03.029


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