The award is given annually to recognize the outstanding papers published by Chinese students and/or postdoctoral scholars around the world in the field of environmental science and engineering.
Ning Deng (PhD at University of Houston) Advisor: Yandi Hu, University of Houston
Deng, N., Stack, A.G., Weber, J., Cao, B., De Yoreo, J.J., Hu, Y.D., Organic–mineral interfacial chemistry drives heterogeneous nucleation of Sr-rich (Bax, Sr1− x) SO4 from undersaturated solution, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019, 116 (27), 13221-13226.
Cong Luo (PhD at Georgia Institute of Technology) Advisor: Ching-hua Huang, Georgia Institute of Technology
Luo C., Feng M., Sharma V.K., Huang C.H.., Oxidation of pharmaceuticals by ferrate (VI) in hydrolyzed urine: Effects of major inorganic constituents, Environmental Science & Technology, 2019, 53, 5272-5281.
Lu Lu (postdoc at Princeton University) Advisor: Zhiyong (Jason) Ren, Princeton
Wanyi Fu (PhD at New Jersey Institute of Technology, now at Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute) Advisor: Wen Zhang, NJIT
Fu, W., and Zhang, W., Microwave-enhanced membrane filtration for water treatment,Journal of Membrane Science, 2018, 568, 97-104.
Yingying Chen (PhD at University of Notre Dame) Advisor: Na Wei, University of Notre Dame
Chen, Y., Stemple, B., Kumar, M., and Wei, N., Cell surface display fungal laccase as a renewable biocatalyst for degradation of persistent micropollutants bisphenol A and sulfamethoxazole. Environmental Science & Technology, 2016, 50, 8799-8808.
Daiyong Deng (PhD at New Jersey Institute of Technology, now postdoc at NJIT) Advisor: Mengyan (Ian) Li, NJIT
Deng, D., Li, F., and Li, M., A novel propane monooxygenase initiating degradation of 1,4-dioxane by Mycobacterium dioxanotrophicus PH-06, Environmental Science &Technology Letters, 2018, 5, 86-91.
Zhangxin Wang (PhD at Vanderbilt University, now postdoc at Yale) Advisor: Shihong Lin, Vanderbilt University
Wang, Z., Hou, D., and Lin, S., Composite Membrane with Underwater-Oleophobic Surface for Anti-Oil-Fouling Membrane Distillation. Environmental Science & Technology, 2016, 50, 3866-3874.
Qinmin Zheng (PhD at George Washington University, now postdoc at MIT) Advisor: Danmeng Shuai, George Washington University
Zheng, Q. et al, Visible-Light-Responsive Graphitic Carbon Nitride: Rational Design and Photocatalytic Applications for Water Treatment, Environmental Science &Technology, 2016, 50, 12938-12948.