Phone: (86) 13720316025
Academic Areas: Municipal engineering
Research Interests: Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs) in drinking water and wastewater treatment; Disinfection by-products in saline water
PhD in Municipal Engineering, 2008, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China
Master in Environmental Engineering, 2004, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China
Bachelor in Environmental Engineering, 2000, Nanchang Institute of Aeronautical Technology, China
Associate Professor (2013-present); School of Environmental Science and Engineering in Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Visiting Scholar (2014-2015); Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Switzerland
Lecturer (2011-2013); School of Environmental Science and Engineering in Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Post-Doctor (2008-2010); School of Environmental Science and Engineering in Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Zheng-Qian Liu (Translator of Chinese Version). Chemistry of Ozone in Water and Wastewater Treatment-From Basic Principles to Applications (Authors of Original English Book: Clemens von Sonntag and Urs von Gunten). Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press, 2016
Shah, Amisha D, Zheng-Qian Liu, Salhi Elisabeth, Hofer Thomas, Werschkun Barbara, von Gunten Urs. Formation of disinfection by-products during ballast water treatment with ozone, chlorine, and peracetic acid: influence of water quality parameters. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 2015, 1(4): 465-480.
Shah, Amisha D, Zheng-Qian Liu, Salhi Elisabeth, Hofer Thomas, von Gunten Urs. Peracetic acid oxidation of saline waters in the absence and presence of H2O2: secondary oxidant and disinfection byproduct formation. Environmental Science & Technology, 2015, 49(3): 1698-1705.
Zheng-Qian Liu, Bang-Jun Han, Gang Wen, Jun Ma, Sheng-Jun Wang, Ren-Guang Zha, Li-Ping Shen, Chun Wang. Full scale application of catalytic ozonation for drinking water treatment: A case study in China. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2014, 140(9): A5013002.
Gang Wen, Sheng-Jun Wang, Jun Ma, Ting-Lin Huang, Zheng-Qian Liu, Lei Zhao, Jun-Feng Su. Enhanced ozonation degradation of di-n-butyl phthalate by zero-valent zinc in aqueous solution: Performance and mechanism. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2014, 265: 69-78.
Gang Wen, Zhi-Hui Pan, Jun Ma, Zheng-Qian Liu, Lei Zhao, Jun-Jing Li. Reuse of sewage sludge as a catalyst in ozonation – Efficiency for the removal of oxalic acid and the control of bromate formation. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2012, 239-240: 381-388.
Zheng-Qian Liu, Jun Ma, Yu-Hong Cui, Lei Zhao, Bei-Ping Zhang. Factors affecting the catalytic activity of multi-walled carbon nanotube for ozonation of oxalic acid. Separation and Purification Technology, 2011, 78(2): 147-153.
Gang Wen, Jun Ma, Zheng-Qian Liu, Lei Zhao. Ozonation kinetics for the degradation of phthalate esters in water and the reduction of toxicity in the process of O3/H2O2. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2011, 195: 371-377.
Zheng-Qian Liu, Jun Ma, Yu-Hong Cui, Lei Zhao, Bei-Ping Zhang. Influence of different heat treatments on the surface properties and catalytic performance of carbon nanotube in ozonation. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2010, 101(1-2): 74-80.
Shaoxia Yang, Zhengqian Liu, Xiaohui Huang, Beiping Zhang. Wet air oxidation of epoxy acrylate monomer industrial wastewater. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2010, 178(1-3): 786-791.
Zheng-Qian Liu, Jun Ma, Yu-Hong Cui, Bei-Ping Zhang. Effect of ozonation pretreatment on the surface properties and catalytic activity of multi-walled carbon nanotube. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2009, 92(3-4): 301-306.
Zheng-Qian Liu, Jun Ma, Yu-Hong Cui. Carbon nanotube supported platinum catalysts for the ozonation of oxalic acid in aqueous solutions. Carbon, 2008, 46(6): 890-897.
Zhengqian Liu, Jun Ma, Lei Zhao. Effect of preparation parameters on catalytic properties of Pt/graphite. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering in China, 2007, 1(4): 482-487.
Water Quality Engineering (I) (undergraduate)
Project Management (undergraduate)
Introduction to Water Treatment Research Method (graduate)
“Research and demonstration on the technology for water quality assurance and soil ecological restoration in manganese mine”, National Key Technology Research and Development Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China (No. 2015BAB01B04), 2015-2017
“A comprehensive study on technologies for controlling pollutions from exotic chemical additives in intensive poultry farming”, National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (No. 2012AA06A304), 2012-2015
“Relations between surface properties of modified graphene and its performance on catalytic ozonation of organic pollutants in water”, Nature Science Foundation of China (No. 51108201), 2012-2014
“Efficiencies and mechanisms of ozonation of refractory organics with graphite and its supported transition metal oxides catalysts”, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (No. 20090451055), 2009-2010