An Z.H., Zhang X.Y., Zheng Y., Wang Z.W. (2021) Aerobic granulation of single culture protist, Process Biochemistry, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procbio.2021.08.014

An Z.H., Bot C.B., Angelotti B., Brooks M., Wang Z.W. (2021) Leveraging feast and famine selection pressure during startup of continuous flow aerobic granulation systems to manage treatment performance, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/D1EW00314C

An Z.H., Zhang X.Y., Bot C.B., Wang Z.W. (2021) Long-term stability of nitrifying granules in a membrane bioreactor without hydraulic selection pressure, Processes, 9(6), 1024, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/pr9061024

Luo H., Zhang D., Taylor M., Nguyen C., Wang Z.W. (2021) Aeration in sludge holding tanks as an economical means for biosolids odor control – A case study, Water Environment Research, 2021;00:1–11, DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1002/wer.1582

Wang S., Liu Q.X., Li J., Wang Z.W. (2021) Methane in wastewater treatment plants: status, characteristics, and bioconversion feasibility by methane oxidizing bacteria for high value-added chemicals production and wastewater treatment, Water Research, 198, 117122, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.117122

Zhang D., An Z.H., Strawn M., Broderick T., Khunjar W., Wang Z.W. (2021) Understanding the Formation of Recalcitrant Dissolved Organic Nitrogen as A Result of Thermal Hydrolysis Pretreatment and Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Sludge, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 7, 335-345, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/D0EW00944J

Sun Y.W., Gomeiz A.T.,  Aken B.V., Angelotti B., Brooks M., Wang Z.W. (2021) Dynamic response of aerobic granular sludge to feast and famine conditions in plug flow reactors fed with real domestic wastewater, Science of the Total Environment, 758, 144155, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144155


An Z.H., Sun Y.W., Angelotti B., Brooks M., Wang Z.W. (2020) Densification dependence in continuous flow and sequential batch granulation systems on reactor feast-to-famine duration ratio, Journal of Water Process Engineering, 101800, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2020.101800

Zhang D., Santha H., Pallanschb K., Novaka J.T., Wang Z.W. (2020) Repurposing pre-pasteurization as an in-situ thermal hydrolysis pretreatment process for enhancing anaerobic digestion of municipal sludge: A horizontal comparison between temperature-phased and standalone thermophilic or mesophilic anaerobic digestion, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 6, 3316 -3325. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/D0EW00633E

An Z.H., Kent T.R., Sun Y.W., Charles B., Wang Z.W. (2020) Free ammonia resistance of NOB developed in aerobic granular sludge cultivated in continuous upflow airlift reactors performing partial nitritation, Water Environment Research, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/wer.1440

Sun Y.W., Angelotti B., Brooks M.A., and Wang Z.W. (2020) Feast/Famine Ratio Determined Continuous Flow Aerobic Granulation, Science of the Total Environment, 141467. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141467

Jin Q.,  An Z., Damle A., Poe N., Wu J.,  Wang H., Wang Z.W., Huang H. (2020) High acetone-butanol-ethanol production from food waste by recombinant Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum in batch and continuous immobilized-cell fermentation, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 8, 26, 9822–9832. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c02529

Alfredo K., Lin J., Islam A., and Wang Z.W. (2020) Impact of activated carbon-block point-of-use (POU) filters on chloraminated water quality, AWWA Water Science, 2(3) e1180. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/aws2.1180 

Zhang D., Strawn M., Broderick T., Novak J.T., Wang Z.W. (2020) Effects of anaerobic digester solids retention time on odor emission and dewaterability of biosolids subjected to various shear intensity, polymer doses, and storage duration,  Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 6, 1588-1596 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/D0EW00028K

Zhang D., Sun Y.W., Angelotti B., Wang Z.W. (2020) Understanding the dewaterability of aerobic granular sludge formed in continuous flow bioreactors treating real domestic wastewater: is it really better than that of the activated sludge? Journal of Water Process Engineering, 36, 101253 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2020.101253

Zhang D., Feng Y.M., Huang H.B., Khunjar W.O., Wang Z.W. (2020) Recalcitrant Dissolved Organic Nitrogen Formation in Thermal Hydrolysis Pretreatment of Municipal Sludge, Environment International, 138, 105629, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2020.105629


Sun Y., Vaidya R., Khunjar W.O., Rosenfeldt E., Selbes M., Wilson C., Bott C.B., Titcomb M., Wang Z.W. (2019) Mathematical Modeling of Biologically Active Filtration (BAF) for Potable Water Production Applications, Water Research, 167, 115128, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.115128

Kent T.R., Sun Y.W., An Z.H., Bott C.B., Wang Z.W. (2019) Mechanistic Understanding of the NOB Suppression by Free Ammonia Inhibition in Continuous Flow Aerobic Granulation Bioreactors, Environment International, 131, 105005, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.105005

Yu D.J., Sun Y.W., Wang W.J., O’Keefe S.F., Neilson A.P., Feng H., Wang Z.W., Huang H.B. (2019) Recovery of Protein Hydrolysates from Brewer’s Spent Grain using Enzyme and Ultrasonication, International Journal of Food Science and Technology, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.14314

Shah P. and Wang Z.W. (2019) Using digital polymerase chain reaction to characterize microbial communities in wetland mesocosm soils under different vegetation and seasonal nutrient loadings,  Science of the Total Environment, 689, 269-277, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.06.305

Sun Y.W., Angelotti B., and Wang Z.W. (2019) Continuous-flow aerobic granulation in plug-flow bioreactors fed with real domestic wastewater, Science of the Total Environment, 688, 762-770, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.06.291

Zhang D., Angelotti B., Schlosser E., and Wang Z.W. (2019) Using cerium chloride to control soluble orthophosphate concentration and improve the dewaterability of sludge: Part II. A case study, Water Environment Research, 92 (3): 331-337, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/wer.1150

Zhang D., Angelotti B., Schlosser E., Novak J.T., and Wang Z.W. (2019) Using cerium chloride to control soluble orthophosphate concentration and improve the dewaterability of sludge: Part I. mechanistic understanding, Water Environment Research, 92 (3): 320-330, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/wer.1142

Li X.J., Sun Y.W., Wang Z.W., He Z. (2019)  Theoretical understanding of the optimum conditions for a mainstream granular nitritation-anammox reactor coupled with anaerobic pretreatment,  Science of The Total Environment, 669 (15): 683-691, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.117

Ma J., Xie S., Yu L., Zhen Y., Zhao Q., Frear C., Chen S., Wang Z.W. and Shi Z. (2019) pH shaped Kinetic characteristics and microbial community of food waste hydrolysis and acidification. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 146, 52-59, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bej.2019.03.004 


Sun Y.W., Angelotti B., Brooks M., Dowbiggin B., Evans P.J., Devins B., and Wang Z.W. (2018) A pilot-scale investigation of disinfection by-product precursor and trace organic removal mechanisms in ozone-biologically activated carbon treatment for potable reuse, Chemosphere, 210:539-549, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.06.162

Kent, T.R., Bott, C.B., and Wang Z.W. (2018) State of the Art of Aerobic Granulation in Continuous Flow Bioreactors. Biotechnology Advances, 90(7), 634 649, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biotechadv.2018.03.015

Li, X., Klaus, S., Bott, C. and He, Z. (2018) Status, challenges and perspectives of mainstream nitritation-anammox for wastewater treatment. Water Environment Research, 90(7), 634-649, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2175/106143017X15131012153112

Zhang D., Strawn M., Novak J.T., and Wang Z.W. (2018) Kinetic modeling of the effect of solids retention time on Methanethiol dynamics in Anaerobic Digestion. Water Research, 138, 301-311, DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2018.03.035


Zou, S. and He, Z. (2017) Electrolysis-assisted mitigation of reverse solute flux in a three-chamber forward osmosis system. Water Research, 115, 111-119,  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.02.060

Sun Y.W., Zhang D., and Wang Z.W. (2017) The potential of using biological nitrogen removal technique for stormwater treatment. Ecological Engineering, 106: 482-495, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.05.045

Luo, S., Jain, A., Aguilera, A. and He, Z. (2017) Effective control of biohythane composition through operational strategies in an innovative microbial electrolysis cell. Applied Energy, 206, pp 879–886, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.08.241