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Nutrient removal and recovery attempts to remove nutrient in an energy-efficient way such as anammox and recover reusable nutrient via ammonia recovery and struvite recovery.


25. Cecconet, D., Zou, S., Capodaglio, A.G. and He, Z.* (2018) Evaluation of energy consumption of treating nitrate-contaminated groundwater by bioelectrochemical systems. Science of the Total Environment. Vol 636, pp 881–890. [Link to Full Text]

24. Li, X., Klaus, S., Bott, C. and He, Z.* (2018) Status, challenges and perspectives of mainstream nitritation-anammox for wastewater treatment. Water Environment Research. Vol 90, pp 634-649. [Link to Full Text]

23. Wu, Z., Zou, S., Zhang, B., Wang, L. and He, Z.* (2018) Forward osmosis promoted in-situ formation of struvite with simultaneous water recovery from digested swine wastewater. Chemical Engineering Journal. Vol 342, pp 274-280. [Link to Full Text]

22. Qin, M., White, C., Zou, S. and He, Z.* (2018) Passive separation of recovered ammonia from catholyte for reduced energy consumption in microbial electrolysis cells. Chemical Engineering Journal. Vol 334, pp 2303–2307. [Link to Full Text]

21. Wu. S., Zou, S., Liang, G., Qian. G. and He, Z.* (2018) Enhancing recovery of magnesium as struvite from landfill leachate by pretreatment of calcium with simultaneous reduction of liquid volume via forward osmosis. Science of the Total Environment. Vol 610-611, pp 137-146. [Link to Full Text]

20. Li, X., Sun, S., Yuan, H., Badgley, B.D. and He, Z.* (2017) Mainstream upflow nitritation-anammox system with hybrid anaerobic pretreatment: long-term performance and microbial community dynamics. Water Research. Vol 125, pp 298-308. [Link to Full Text]

19. Qin, M., Liu, Y., Luo, S., Qiao, R.* and He, Z.* (2017) Integrated experimental and modeling evaluation of energy consumption for ammonia recovery in bioelectrochemical systems. Chemical Engineering Journal. Vol 327, pp 924-931. [Link to Full Text]

18. Qin, M. and He, Z.* (2017) Resource recovery by osmotic bioelectrochemical systems towards sustainable wastewater treatment. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology. Vol 3, pp 583-592. (Front Cover) [Link to Full Text]

17. Yang, Y., Li, X., Yang, X. and He, Z.* (2017) Enhanced nitrogen removal by membrane-aerated nitritation-anammox in a bioelectrochemical system. Bioresource Technology. Vol 238, pp 22-29. [Link to Full Text]

16. Zou, S., Qin, M., Morean, Y.. and He, Z.* (2017) Nutrient-energy-water recovery from synthetic sidestream centrate using a microbial electrolysis cell - forward osmosis hybrid system. Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol 154, pp 16-25. [Link to Full Text]

15. Qin, M., Hynes, E.A., Abu-Reesh, I.M. and He, Z.* (2017) Ammonium removal from synthetic wastewater promoted by current generation and water flux in an osmotic microbial fuel cell. Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol 149, pp 856-862. [Link to Full Text]

14. Li, X., Sun, S., Badgley, B.D. and He, Z.* (2016) Long-term performance and microbial community characterization of an osmotic anammox system for removing reverse-fluxed ammonium. Bioresource Technology. Vol 211, pp 628-635. [Link to Full Text]

13. Liu, Y., Qin, M., Luo, S., He, Z.* and Qiao, R.* (2016) Understanding ammonium transport in bioelectrochemical systems towards its recovery. Scientific Reports. 6: 22547. [Link to Full Text] (open access)

12. Li, X., Sun, S., Badgley, B.D., Sung, S., Zhang, H. and He, Z.* (2016) Nitrogen removal by granular nitritation - anammox in an upflow membrane-aerated biofilm reactor. Water Research. Vol 94, pp 23-31. [Link to Full Text]

11. Iskander, S., Brazil, B., Novak, J. and He, Z.* (2016) Resource recovery from landfill leachate using bioelectrochemical systems: opportunities, challenges, and perspectives. Bioresource Technology. Vol 201, pp 347-354. [Link to Full Text]

10. Qin, M., Molitor, H., Brazil, B., Novak, J. and He, Z.* (2016) Recovery of nitrogen and water from landfill leachate by a microbial electrolysis cell - forward osmosis system. Bioresource Technology. Vol 200, pp 485-492. [Link to Full Text]

9. Li, X., Lu, Y. and He, Z.* (2015) Removal of reverse-fluxed ammonium by anammox in a forward osmosis system using ammonium bicarbonate as a draw solute. Journal of Membrane Science. Vol 495, pp 424-430. [Link to Full Text]

8. Qin, M. and He, Z.* (2014) Self-supplied ammonium bicarbonate draw solute for achieving wastewater treatment and recovery in a microbial electrolysis cell - forward osmosis coupled system. Environmental Science & Technology Letters. Vol 1, pp 437-441. [Link to Full Text] (open access)

7. Zhang, F., Li, J. and He, Z.* (2014) A new method for nutrient removal and recovery from wastewater using a bioelectrochemical system. Bioresource Technology. Vol 166, pp 630-634. [Link to Full Text]

6. Tong, Y. and He, Z.* (2014) Current-driven nitrate migration out of groundwater by using a bioelectrochemical system. RSC Advances. Vol 4, pp 10290-10294. [Link to Full Text]

5. Kelly, P. and He, Z.* (2014) Nutrients removal and recovery in bioelectrochemical systems: a review. Bioresource Technology. Vol 153, pp 351-360. [Link to Full Text]

4. Tong, Y. and He, Z.* (2013) Nitrate removal in groundwater driven by electricity generation and heterotrophic denitrification in a bioelectrochemical system. Journal of Hazardous Materials. Vol 262, pp 614-619. [Link to Full Text]

3. Zhang, F. and He, Z.* (2012) Integrated organic and nitrogen removal with electricity generation in a tubular dual-cathode microbial fuel cell. Process Biochemistry. Vol 47, pp 2146-2151. [Link to Full Text]

2. Zhang, F. and He, Z.* (2012) Simultaneous nitrification and denitrification with electricity generation in dual-cathode microbial fuel cells. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology. Vol 87, No, 1, pp 153-159. [Link to Full Text]

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