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Key publications
Research funding
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Career

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Membrane separation in water and wastewater treatment
  • Water and wastewater treatment

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About Jianhua Zhang

Dr. Jianhua Zhang is the senior research fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities (ISILC), Victoria University, Australia. His major research direction is water treatment and membrane related technology. He is the one of the key designers of the first direct potable reuse plant in Antarctica, which is operating in Davis station, Australia.

In recent five years, Jianhua has published 36 papers, the total citations are 1506 and H-indexes are 19. He is also the inventor for six patents. The total funds he has achieved and been involved are $1,533,972.

Qualifications

  • PhD, Victoria University, Australia, 2011

Key publications

Year Citation
2021 Gao, L., Zhang, J., & Liu, G. (210915). Life cycle assessment for algae-based desalination system. Desalination, 512

doi: 10.1016/j.desal.2021.115148

2021 Zhang, J., Pang, H., Gray, S., Ma, S., Xie, Z., & Gao, L. (210801). Pfas removal from wastewater by in-situ formed ferric nanoparticles: Solid phase loading and removal efficiency. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9(4),

doi: 10.1016/j.jece.2021.105452

2021 Wu, X., Lau, C. H., Pramanik, B. K., Zhang, J., & Xie, Z. (210501). Stateoftheart and opportunities for forward osmosis in sewage concentration and wastewater treatment. Membranes, 11(5), (1-24).

doi: 10.3390/membranes11050305

2021 Zhang, J., Mirza, N. R., Huang, Z., Du, E., Peng, M., Shan, G., Wang, Y., Pan, Z., Ling, L., & Xie, Z. (210401). Evaluation of direct contact membrane distillation coupled with fractionation and ozonation for the treatment of textile effluent. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 40

doi: 10.1016/j.jwpe.2020.101789

2021 Zhang, J., Wang, G., Zhang, J., Xu, Z., Zhao, Y., Wang, Y., She, F., Gray, S., & Kong, L. (210301). Substrate-independent, regenerable anti-biofouling coating for polymeric membranes. Membranes, 11(3),

doi: 10.3390/membranes11030205

2021 Dong, Y., Dai, X., Zhao, L., Gao, L., Xie, Z., & Zhang, J. (210201). Review of transport phenomena and popular modelling approaches in membrane distillation. Membranes, 11(2), (1-27).

doi: 10.3390/membranes11020122

2021 Yang, G., Zhang, J., Peng, M., Du, E., Wang, Y., Shan, G., Ling, L., Ding, H., Gray, S., & Xie, Z. (210201). A mini review on antiwetting studies in membrane distillation for textile wastewater treatment. Processes, 9(2), (1-16).

doi: 10.3390/pr9020243

2021 Zhang, J., Qin, W., Ng, D., Ji, X., Zhang, X., Ye, Y., & Xie, Z. (210201). Fouling behavior of calcium phosphate in direct contact membrane distillation. Environmental Technology and Innovation, 21

doi: 10.1016/j.eti.2020.101203

2020 Zhang, J., Weston, G., Yang, X., Gray, S., & Duke, M. (201215). Removal of herbicide 2-methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (MCPA) from saline industrial wastewater by reverse osmosis and nanofiltration. Desalination, 496

doi: 10.1016/j.desal.2020.114691

2020 Gao, L., Li, J. D., Yang, G., Zhang, J., & Xie, Z. (201101). De-ammonification using direct contact membrane distillation - An experimental and simulation study. Separation and Purification Technology, 250

doi: 10.1016/j.seppur.2020.117158

Research funding for the past 5 years

Please note:

  • Funding is ordered by the year the project commenced and may continue over several years.
  • Funding amounts for contact research are not disclosed to maintain commercial confidentiality.
  • The order of investigators is not indicative of the role they played in the research project.

Oxygen permeability of polymer membranes in solution
From: Captix Biomedical Pty Ltd
For period: 2021-2021
Not disclosed
Collaboration with EGL for PFAS decontamination
From: The Environmental Group Limited
For period: 2021-2021
Not disclosed

Collaboration with EGL for PFAS Decontamination
From: The Environmental Group Limited
For period: 2020-2020
Not disclosed

Subcontract to VIC-JS Textile Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Project
From: CSIRO
For period: 2019-2021
Not disclosed
PFASs/CECs removal by oxidation and boosted adsorption-second stage: enhancement of adsorption, adsorbent separation and fluorine reuse
From: South East Water
Other investigators: Prof Stephen Gray
For period: 2019-2021
Not disclosed
Pilot Tests of Ozone/UV Combined Advance Oxidation Rig in PFAS Containing Water Treatment
From: Dept of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Australian Government, The Environmental Group Limited
For period: 2019-2019
$76,046

Industry Test of the Membrane Distillation Heat Exchanger Prototype Module Extension
From: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, Pinches Industries Pty Ltd
Other investigators: Dr Mikel Duke, Mr Noel Dow
For period: 2018-2019
Not disclosed
PFAS Removal Capacity Tests for Different Types of IX Resins
From: OPEC Systems Pty Ltd ABN: 16 095 639 437
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed
Ozone/UV Combined Advance Oxidation in Municipal Wastewater, High BOD Water and PFAS Containing Water Treatment
From: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Other investigators: Prof Stephen Gray
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed
PFASs/CECs Removal by Oxidation and Boosted Adsorption
From: South East Water
Other investigators: Prof Stephen Gray
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed
Ozone CCP validation for chemicals of concern
From: Melbourne Water Corporation
Other investigators: Prof Stephen Gray
For period: 2018-2018
Not disclosed

Treatment of Wastewater Containing Dimethoxymethane, Formaldehyde and Methanol
From: Foshane E-Go Water Pty Ltd
Other investigators: Prof Stephen Gray, Not specified Zongli Xie
For period: 2017-2017
$42,000
Development of the commercial membrane distillation heat exchanger prototype model.
From: Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, Institute for Sustainability and Innovation, Pinches Industries Pty Ltd
Other investigators: Dr Mikel Duke, Mr Noel Dow
For period: 2017-2018
$110,990

Membrane Distillation
From: Coliban Water
Other investigators: Dr Jun-de Li, Prof Stephen Gray
For period: 2012-2017
$20,000

Supervision of research students at VU

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Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
2 Masters by Research Associate supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
Masters by Research (2) Associate supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 PhD Associate supervisor
1 Masters by Research Associate supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (1) Associate supervisor
Masters by Research (1) Associate supervisor

Careers

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