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Book Chapters

Chen Z; Wei W; Ni BJ, 2022, 'Algae-based alginate biomaterial: Production and applications', in Algae-Based Biomaterials for Sustainable Development: Biomedical, Environmental Remediation and Sustainability Assessment, pp. 37 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-96142-4.00004-X

Journal articles

Chen Z; Han GF; Mahmood A; Hou J; Wei W; Kyong Shon H; Wang G; David Waite T; Baek JB; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Mechanosynthesized electroactive materials for sustainable energy and environmental applications: A critical review', Progress in Materials Science, 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmatsci.2024.101299

Guo Z; Ren Z; Gao H; Guan J; Li P; Zheng R; Yin H; Chen Z, 2024, 'Controllable Preparation of Zeolite-P/Calcined Diatomite with MgCl2', Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 41, pp. 1851 - 1859, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11814-024-00013-8

Hou J; Yang D; Chen Z; Tan X; Jiang L; Ni BJ; Han N, 2024, 'Novel dual-phase ceramic membrane for sustainable oxygen separation', Sustainable Horizons, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.horiz.2024.100095

Bao T; Damtie MM; Wang CY; Li CL; Chen Z; CHO K; Wei W; Yuan P; Frost RL; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Iron-containing nanominerals for sustainable phosphate management: A comprehensive review and future perspectives', Science of the Total Environment, 926, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.172025

Chen Z; Wei W; Chen X; Liu Y; Shen Y; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Upcycling of plastic wastes for hydrogen production: Advances and perspectives', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2024.114333

Guo F; Cheng D; Chen Q; Liu H; Wu Z; Han N; Ni BJ; Chen Z, 2024, 'Amorphous electrocatalysts for urea oxidation reaction', Progress in Natural Science: Materials International, 34, pp. 362 - 375, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pnsc.2024.04.001

Zheng H; Chen Q; Chen Z, 2024, 'Carbon-based adsorbents for micro/nano-plastics removal: current advances and perspectives', Water Emerging Contaminants & Nanoplastics, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.20517/wecn.2023.74

Bao T; Damtie MM; Wang CY; Chen Z; Tao Q; Wei W; Cho K; Yuan P; Frost RL; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Comprehensive review of modified clay minerals for phosphate management and future prospects', Journal of Cleaner Production, 447, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2024.141425

Shi X; Chen Z; Wei W; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Perspectives on sustainable plastic treatment: A shift from linear to circular economy', TrAC - Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2024.117631

Liu Z; Chen Z; Wang Z; Zhang D; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Recycling and repurposing of waste carbon nanofiber polymers: a critical review', Environmental Science: Nano, 11, pp. 1394 - 1411, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d3en00784g

Chen Q; Chen Z; Li H; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Advanced lithium ion-sieves for sustainable lithium recovery from brines', Sustainable Horizons, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.horiz.2024.100093

He Y; Ren Z; Zhu H; Li M; Zheng R; Song Y; chen Z, 2024, 'Application of dodecyl amine/dodium petroleum sulfonate mixed collector in quartz-feldspar flotation separation', Physicochemical Problems of Mineral Processing, http://dx.doi.org/10.37190/ppmp/185553

Wu L; Wei W; Chen Z; Shi X; Qian J; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Novel anaerobic fermentation paradigm of producing medium-chain fatty acids from food wastes with self-produced ethanol as electron donor', Chemical Engineering Journal, 483, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2024.149236

Ma R; Chen Z; Xu W; Yu R; Zhang Y; Chen F; Peng X; Ni BJ; Qian J, 2024, 'Fe-MOFs/CuS nanocomposite-mediated peroxymonosulfate activation for tetracycline degradation: Boosted dual redox cycles', Journal of Cleaner Production, 442, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2024.140885

Zahmatkesh S; Chen Z; Khan NA; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Removing polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from wastewater with mixed matrix membranes', Science of the Total Environment, 912, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.168881

Guo Z; Ren Z; Gao H; Guan J; Li P; He Y; Chen Z, 2024, 'Hydrothermal modification of calcined diatomite with CaO: Effect of NaOH pretreatment', Materials Chemistry and Physics, 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2023.128791

Liu X; Chen Z; Lu S; Shi X; Qu F; Cheng D; Wei W; Shon HK; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Persistent free radicals on biochar for its catalytic capability: A review', Water Research, 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2023.120999

Zhuo M; Chen Z; Liu X; Wei W; Shen Y; Ni BJ, 2024, 'A broad horizon for sustainable catalytic oxidation of microplastics', Environmental Pollution, 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2023.122835

Liu Z; Chen Z; Zhang D; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Carboxyl and polyamine groups functionalized polyacrylonitrile fibers for efficient recovery of copper ions from solution', Environmental science and pollution research international, 31, pp. 2243 - 2257, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-023-31227-8

Zahmatkesh S; Karimian M; Chen Z; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Combination of coagulation and adsorption technologies for advanced wastewater treatment for potable water reuse: By ANN, NSGA-II, and RSM', Journal of Environmental Management, 349, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2023.119429

Zhang J; Chen Z; Liu Y; Wei W; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Removal of emerging contaminants (ECs) from aqueous solutions by modified biochar: A review', Chemical Engineering Journal, 479, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2023.147615

Kang X; Tan XH; Han N; Hou JF; Yao CM; Chen ZJ; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Tungsten pnictides for water electrolysis: advances and perspectives', Tungsten, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42864-024-00268-y

Chen Z; Ma T; Wei W; Wong WY; Zhao C; Ni BJ, 2024, 'Work Function-Guided Electrocatalyst Design', Advanced Materials, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.202401568

Chen Z; Han N; Wei W; Chu D; Ni B, 2024, 'Dual doping: An emerging strategy to construct efficient metal catalysts for water electrolysis', EcoEnergy, 2, pp. 114 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece2.29

Wang G; Chen Z; Wei W; Ni B, 2024, 'Electrocatalysis‐driven sustainable plastic waste upcycling', Electron, 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/elt2.34

Chen Z; Wei W; Shon HK; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Designing bifunctional catalysts for urea electrolysis: progress and perspectives', Green Chemistry, 26, pp. 631 - 654, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d3gc03329e

Chen Z; Zheng R; Bao T; Ma T; Wei W; Shen Y; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Dual-Doped Nickel Sulfide for Electro-Upgrading Polyethylene Terephthalate into Valuable Chemicals and Hydrogen Fuel', Nano-Micro Letters, 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40820-023-01181-8

Qian J; Zhang Y; Chen Z; Du Y; Ni BJ, 2023, 'NiCo layered double hydroxides/NiFe layered double hydroxides composite (NiCo-LDH/NiFe-LDH) towards efficient oxygen evolution in different water matrices', Chemosphere, 345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.140472

Chen Z; Yun S; Wu L; Zhang J; Shi X; Wei W; Liu Y; Zheng R; Han N; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Waste-Derived Catalysts for Water Electrolysis: Circular Economy-Driven Sustainable Green Hydrogen Energy', Nano-Micro Letters, 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40820-022-00974-7

Liu X; Chen Z; Lu S; Xu B; Cheng D; Wei W; Shen Y; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Heterogeneous photocatalytic conversion of biomass to biofuels: A review', Chemical Engineering Journal, 476, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2023.146794

Ebrahimi Farshchi M; Madadian Bozorg N; Ehsani A; Aghdasinia H; Chen Z; Rostamnia S; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Green valorization of PET waste into functionalized Cu-MOF tailored to catalytic reduction of 4-nitrophenol', Journal of Environmental Management, 345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2023.118842

Qian J; Zhang Y; Chen Z; Yu R; Ye Y; Ma R; Li K; Wang L; Wang D; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Sulfur-decorated Fe/C composite synthesized from MIL-88A(Fe) for peroxymonosulfate activation towards tetracycline degradation: Multiple active sites and non-radical pathway dominated mechanism', Journal of Environmental Management, 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2023.118440

Liu X; Gong K; Duan X; Wei W; Wang T; Chen Z; Zhang L; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Photo-Induced Bismuth Single Atoms on TiO2 for Highly Efficient Photocatalytic Defluorination of Perfluorooctanoic Acid: Ionization of the C-F Bond', ACS ES and T Engineering, 3, pp. 1626 - 1636, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsestengg.3c00177

Fei Y; Han N; Shi J; Tang S; Zhuang H; Wang L; Ran J; Gao E; Habila MA; Chen Z; Tao D; Ni BJ; Jiang M, 2023, 'Red mud-derived iron carbon catalyst for the removal of organic pollutants in wastewater', Chemosphere, 337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.139211

Wu L; Wei W; Chen Z; Shi X; Wang D; Chen X; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Medium chain fatty acids production from anaerobic fermentation of food wastes: The role of fermentation pH in metabolic pathways', Chemical Engineering Journal, 472, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2023.144824

Guo F; Chen Q; Liu Z; Cheng D; Han N; Chen Z, 2023, 'Repurposing Mining and Metallurgical Waste as Electroactive Materials for Advanced Energy Applications: Advances and Perspectives', Catalysts, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/catal13091241

Zhang J; Chen Z; Liu Y; Wei W; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Iron-assisted bio-chemical processes in sewer systems: Iron cycle and its role in sewer management', Journal of Cleaner Production, 414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.137707

Qian J; Ma R; Chen Z; Wang G; Zhang Y; Du Y; Chen Y; An T; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Hierarchical Co-Fe layered double hydroxides (LDH)/Ni foam composite as a recyclable peroxymonosulfate activator towards monomethylhydrazine degradation: Enhanced electron transfer and 1O2 dominated non-radical pathway', Chemical Engineering Journal, 469, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2023.143554

He Y; Wang Z; Ren Z; Zheng R; Gao H; Chen Z, 2023, 'The Influence of Surface Heterogeneity of Fluorite on the Adsorption of Alkyl Sulfonates', Minerals, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/min13081005

Chen Z; Wei W; Shen Y; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Defective nickel sulfide hierarchical structures for efficient electrochemical conversion of plastic waste to value-added chemicals and hydrogen fuel', Green Chemistry, 25, pp. 5979 - 5988, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d3gc01499a

Qian J; Mi X; Chen Z; Xu W; Liu W; Ma R; Zhang Y; Du Y; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Efficient emerging contaminants (EM) decomposition via peroxymonosulfate (PMS) activation by Co3O4/carbonized polyaniline (CPANI) composite: Characterization of tetracycline (TC) degradation property and application for the remediation of EM-polluted water body', Journal of Cleaner Production, 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.137023

Feng X; Chen Z; Wang S; Cen L; Ni BJ; Liu Q, 2023, 'Insights into the weathering behavior of pyrite in alkaline soil through electrochemical characterizations: Actual hazards or potentially benefits?', Journal of Hazardous Materials, 451, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2023.131145

Chen Z; Zheng R; Zou H; Wang R; Huang C; Dai W; Wei W; Duan L; Ni BJ; Chen H, 2023, 'Amorphous iron-doped nickel boride with facilitated structural reconstruction and dual active sites for efficient urea electrooxidation', Chemical Engineering Journal, 465, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2023.142684

Liu Z; Sun G; Chen Z; Ma Y; Qiu K; Li M; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Anchoring Cu-N active sites on functionalized polyacrylonitrile fibers for highly selective H2S/CO2 separation', Journal of Hazardous Materials, 450, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2023.131084

Chen Z; Shi X; Zhang J; Wu L; Wei W; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Nanoplastics are significantly different from microplastics in urban waters', Water Research X, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wroa.2023.100169

Liu Z; Chen Z; Chen Q; Liu L; Wang Y; Shu P; Zhong Y; Sun Z; Qiu K, 2023, 'Heterogeneous catalytic oxidation regeneration of desulfurization-rich liquor with Fe3+ modified chitosan', Frontiers in Environmental Engineering, 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fenve.2023.1167552

Wang C; Wang Y; Chen Z; Wei W; Chen X; Mannina G; Ni BJ, 2023, 'A novel strategy for efficiently transforming waste activated sludge into medium-chain fatty acid using free nitrous acid', Science of the Total Environment, 862, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.160826

Wang Q; Han N; Shen Z; Li X; Chen Z; Cao Y; Si W; Wang F; Ni BJ; Thakur VK, 2023, 'MXene-based electrochemical (bio) sensors for sustainable applications: Roadmap for future advanced materials', Nano Materials Science, 5, pp. 39 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoms.2022.07.003

Shi X; Chen Z; Wei W; Chen J; Ni BJ, 2023, 'Toxicity of micro/nanoplastics in the environment: Roles of plastisphere and eco-corona', Soil and Environmental Health, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seh.2023.100002


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