Fang Zhang

Fang Zhang

Associate Professor

School of Environment, Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

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Journal Publications

 Total SCI publications: 41, average IF: > 6.9, total citation: 1132

  1. Liu, B.; Zhang, H.; Lu, Q.; Li, G.*; Zhang, F.*, A Cu-Ni bimetallic cathode with nanostructured copper array for enhanced hydrodechlorination of trichloroethylene (TCE). Science of the Total Environment 2018, 635, 1417-1425. (IF 4.900)
  2. Yang, J.; Li, G.; Qian, Y.; Yang, Y.; Zhang, F.*, Microbial functional gene patterns related to soil greenhouse gas emissions in oil contaminated areas. Science of the Total Environment 2018, 628–629, 94-102. (IF 4.900)
  3. Yang, J.; Li, G.; Qian, Y.; Zhang, F.*, Increased soil methane emissions and methanogenesis in oil contaminated areas. Land Degradation & Development 2018, 29(3), 563-571. (IF 9.787,Cover Article)
  4. Si, Y.; Li, G.*; Zhang, F.*, Energy-efficient oxidation and removal of arsenite from groundwater using air-cathode iron electrocoagulation. Environmental Science & Technology Letters 2017, 4, 71-75. (IF 5.308,Cover Article)
  5. Zhang, H.; Wan, X.; Li, G.; Zhang, F.*, A three-electrode electro-Fenton system supplied by self-generated oxygen with automatic pH-regulation for groundwater remediation. Electrochimica Acta 2017, 250, 42-48. (IF 4.798)
  6. Jiang, J.; Li, G.; Li, Z.; Zhang, X.; Zhang, F.*, An Fe–Mn binary oxide (FMBO) modified electrode for effective electrochemical advanced oxidation at neutral pH. Electrochimica Acta 2016, 194, 104-109. (IF 4.798)
  7. Zhang, F.; Li, G., China released the action plan on prevention and control of soil pollution. Frontier of Environmental Science & Engineering 2016, 10(4): 19 (IF 1.799)
  8. Rahimi, M.; Straub, A. P.; Zhang, F.; Zhu, X.; Elimelech, M.; Gorski, C.; Logan, B. E., Emerging electrochemical and membrane-based systems to convert low-grade heat to electricity. Energy & Environmental Science 2018, 11, 276-285. (IF 29.518). (IF 29.518)
  9. Sun, D.; Cheng, S.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B. E., Current density reversibly alters metabolic spatial structure of exoelectrogenic anode biofilms. Journal of Power Sources 2017, 356, 566-571. (IF 6.395)
  10. Rahimi, M.; Schoener, Z.; Zhu, X.; Zhang, F.; Gorski, C. A.; Logan, B. E., Removal of copper from water using a thermally regenerative electrodeposition battery. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2017, 322, 551-556. (IF 6.065)
  11. Coulon, F.; Jones, K.; Li, H.; Hu, Q.; Gao, J.; Li, F.; Chen, M.; Zhu, Y.-G.; Liu, R.; Liu, M.; Canning, K.; Harries, N.; Bardos, P.; Nathanail, P.; Sweeney, R.; Middleton, D.; Charnley, M.; Randall, J.; Richell, M.; Howard, T.; Martin, I.; Spooner, S.; Weeks, J.; Cave, M.; Yu, F.; Zhang, F.; Jiang, Y.; Longhurst, P.; Prpich, G.; Bewley, R.; Abra, J.; Pollard, S., China's soil and groundwater management challenges: Lessons from the UK's experience and opportunities for China. Environment International 2016, 91, 196-200. (IF 7.088)
  12. 柯杭,张芳,李广贺,张旭;铁源对碳热合成磁性碳质吸附剂的影响,环境工程学报 2017, 11(9), 4917-4922

  13. Prior to Joining THU

  14. Zhang, F.; Liu, J.; Yang, W.; Logan, B.E., A thermally regenerative ammonia-based battery for efficient harvesting of low-grade thermal energy as electrical power. Energy & Environmental Science 2015, 8, 343-3249. (IF 29.518)
  15. Zhang, F.; Labarge, N.; Yang, W.; Liu, J.; Logan, B.E., Enhancing the performance of low-grade thermal energy recovery in a thermally regenerative ammonia-based battery (TRAB) using elevated temperatures. ChemSusChem 2015, 8, 1043-1048. (IF 7.226)
  16. Zhang, F.; Liu, J.; Ivanov, I.; Hatzell, M.C.; Yang, W.; Ahn, Y.; Logan, B.E., Reference and counter electrode positions affect electrochemical characterization of bioanodes in microbial electrochemical systems. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2014, 111, 1931-1939. (IF 4.481)
  17. Zhang, F.; Ahn, Y.; Logan, B.E., Treating refinery wastewaters in microbial fuel cells using separator electrode assembly or spaced electrode configurations. Bioresource Technology 2014, 152, 46-52. (IF 5.651)
  18. Zhang, F., Xia, X., Luo, Y., Sun, D.; Call, D., Logan, B.E., Improving startup performance with carbon mesh anodes in separator electrode assembly microbial fuel cells. Bioresource Technology 2013, 133, 74-81. (IF 5.651)
  19. Zhang, F.; Chen, G.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Novel anti-flooding poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) catalyst binder for microbial fuel cell cathodes. Journal of Power Sources 2012, 218, 100-105. (IF 6.395)
  20. Zhang, F.; Pant, D.; Logan, B.E., Long-term performance of activated carbon air cathodes with different diffusion layer porosities in microbial fuel cells. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2011, 30, 49-55. (IF 7.780)
  21. Zhang, F.; Merrill, M.D.; Tokash, J.C.; Saito, T.; Cheng, S.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Mesh optimization for microbial fuel cell cathodes constructed around stainless steel mesh current collectors. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196, 1097-1102. (IF 6.395)
  22. Zhang, F.; Saito, T.; Cheng, S.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Microbial fuel cell cathodes with poly(dimethylsiloxane) diffusion layers constructed around stainless steel mesh current collectors. Environmental Science & Technology 2010, 44, 1490-1495. (IF 6.198)
  23. Zhang, F.; Cheng, S.; Pant, D.; Bogaert, G.V.; Logan, B.E., Power generation using an activated carbon and metal mesh cathode in a microbial fuel cell. Electrochemistry Communications 2009, 11, 2177-2179. (IF 4.396)
  24. Liu, J.; Zhang, F.; He, W.; Yang, W.; Feng, Y.; Logan, B.E., A microbial fluidized electrode electrolysis cell for enhanced hydrogen production. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 271, 530-533. (IF 6.395)
  25. Luo, X.; Zhang, F.; Liu, J.; Zhang, X.; Huang, X.; Logan, B.E., Methane production in microbial reverse-electrodialysis methanogenesis cells (MRMC) using thermolytic solutions. Environmental Science & Technology 2014, 48, 8911-8918. (IF 6.198)
  26. Yang, W.; Zhang, F.; He, W.; Liu, J.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co- hexafluoropropylene) phase inversion coating as a diffusion layer to enhance the cathode performance in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 269, 379-384. (IF 6.395)
  27. Liu, J.; Zhang, F.; He, W.; Zhang, X.; Feng, Y.; Logan, B.E., Intermittent contact of fluidized anode particles containing exoelectrogenic biofilms for continuous power generation in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 261, 278–284. (IF 6.395)
  28. Ahn, Y.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E., Air humidity and water pressure effects on the performance of air-cathode microbial fuel cell cathodes. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 247, 655-659. (IF 6.395)
  29. Yang, W.; He, W.; Zhang, F.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Single-step fabrication using a phase inversion method of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) activated carbon air cathodes for microbial fuel cells. Environmental Science & Technology Letters 2014, 1, 416-420. (IF 5.308)
  30. Zhang, X.; Pant, D.; Zhang, F.; Liu, J.; Logan, B.E., Long-term performance of chemically and physically modified activated carbons in microbial fuel cell air-cathodes. ChemElectroChem 2014, 1 (11), 1859-1866. (IF 4.136)
  31. Ahn, Y.; Hatzell, M.C.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E., Different electrode configurations to optimize performance of multi-electrode microbial fuel cells for generating power or treating domestic wastewater. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 249, 440-445. (IF 6.395)
  32. Ren, L.; Ahn, Y.; Hou, H.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E., Electrochemical study of multi-electrode microbial fuel cells under fed-batch and continuous flow conditions. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 257, 454-460. (IF 6.395)
  33. Liu, J.; Geise, G.M.; Luo, X.; Hou, H.; Zhang, F.; Feng, Y.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E., Patterned ion exchange membranes for improved power production in microbial reverse-electrodialysis cells. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 271, 437-443. (IF 6.395)
  34. Xia, X.; Zhang, F.; Zhang, X.; Liang, P.; Huang, X.; Logan, B.E., Use of pyrolyzed iron ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid modified activated carbon as air-cathode catalyst in microbial fuel cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2013, 5, 7862-7866. (IF 7.504)
  35. Chen, G.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E.; Hickner, M.A., Poly(vinyl alcohol) separators improve the coulombic efficiency of activated carbon cathodes in microbial fuel cells. Electrochemistry Communications 2013, 34, 150-152. (IF 4.396)
  36. Luo, Y.; Zhang, F.; Wei, B.; Liu, G.; Zhang, R.; Logan, B.E., The use of cloth fabric diffusion layers for scalable microbial fuel cells. Biochemical Engineering Journal 2013, 73, 49-52. (IF 2.892)
  37. Cusick, R.D.; Hatzell, M.C.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E., Minimal RED cell pairs markedly improve electrode kinetics and power production in microbial reverse electrodialysis cells. Environmental Science & Technology 2013, 47, 14518-14524. (IF 6.198)
  38. Xia, X.; Tokash, J.C.; Zhang, F.; Liang, P.; Huang, X.; Logan, B.E., Oxygen-reducing biocathodes operating with passive oxygen transfer in microbial fuel cells. Environmental Science & Technology 2013, 47, 2085-2091. (IF 6.198)
  39. Wei, B.; Tokash, J.C.; Zhang, F.; Kim, Y.; Logan, B.E., Electrochemical analysis of separators used in single-chamber, air-cathode microbial fuel cells. Electrochimica Acta 2013, 89, 45-51. (IF 4.798)
  40. Luo, X.; Nam, J.-Y.; Zhang, F.; Zhang, X.; Liang, P.; Huang, X.; Logan, B.E., Optimization of membrane stack configuration for efficient hydrogen production in microbial reverse-electrodialysis electrolysis cells coupled with thermolytic solutions. Bioresource Technology 2013, 140, 399-405. (IF 5.651)
  41. Hays, S.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E., Performance of two different types of anodes in membrane electrode assembly microbial fuel cells for power generation from domestic wastewater. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196, 8293-8300. (IF 6.395)
  42. Luo, Y.; Zhang, F.; Wei, B.; Liu, G.; Zhang, R.; Logan, B.E., Power generation using carbon mesh cathodes with different diffusion layers in microbial fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196, 9317-9321. (IF 6.395)

Patents

  1. Huang, X.; Wang, L.; Liang, P.; Wei, J.; Xia, X.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E., A nitrogen-doped carbon catalysts for microbial fuel cells and its preparation method. Chinese patent, issued, ZL201110021367.8
  2. Zhang, F.; Liu, J.; Yang, W.; Logan, B.E., Ammonia-based Thermoelectrochemical Systems and Methods, Provisional US Patent Application 50,434, filed October 10, 2014.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Zhang, F. 2015. Harvesting energy from waste streams using (bio)electrochemical systems. Keynote presentation at 10th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse, Harbin, China, July 5-9.
  2. Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E.; LaBarge, N., Yang, W., Liu, J. 2015. Electricity production from low-grade thermal energy. Presentation at the Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors (AEESP) Conference, Yale University, USA, June 13-16.
  3. Zhang, F.; Liu, J.; Ivanov, I.; Hatzell, M.C.; Yang, W.; Ahn, Y.; Logan, B.E. 2014. Reference and counter electrode positions affect electrochemical characterization of bioanodes in microbial electrochemical systems. Invited workshop presentation at North American Meeting of the International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (NA-ISMET), Penn State University, USA, May 13-15.
  4. Cusick, R.D.; Zhang, F.; Hatzell, M.C.; Logan, B.E. 2014. Quantifying specific resistances at multiple interphases in microbial reverse electrodialysis cells using multichannel electrochemical impedance. Invited workshop presentation at North American Meeting of the International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (NA-ISMET), Penn State University, USA, May 13-15.
  5. Zhang, X.; Pant, D.; Zhang, F.; Liu, J.; Logan, B.E. 2014. Long-term performance of chemically and physically modified activated carbons in microbial fuel cell air-cathodes. Poster presented at North American Meeting of the International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (NA-ISMET), Penn State University, USA, May 13-15. [Received Best Poster Presentation Award, second place].
  6. Zhang, F.; Chen, G.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E. 2013. Anti-flooding poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) catalyst binder for air cathode microbial fuel cells. Presentation at 1st Asia-Pacific International Society for Microbial Electrochemical Technologies Meeting (AP-ISMET), Harbin Institute of Technology, China, January 13-15.
  7. Xia, X.; Zhang, F.; Zhang, X.; Liang, P.; Huang, X.; Logan, B.E. 2013. Use of pyrolyzed iron ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid modified activated carbon as air-cathode catalyst in microbial fuel cells. Presentation at 4th International Microbial Fuel Cell Symposium, Cairns, Australia, September 1-4.
  8. Xia, X., Tokash, J.C.; Zhang, F., Liang, P.; Huang, X.; Logan, B.E. 2013. Oxygen-reducing biocathodes operating with passive oxygen transfer in microbial fuel cells. Presentation at 1st Asia-Pacific International Society for Microbial Electrochemical Technologies Meeting (AP-ISMET), Harbin Institute of Technology, China, January 13-15.
  9. Ren, L.; Siegert, M.; Ivanov, I.; Zhang, F.; Logan, B.E. 2013. Treatability studies on refinery wastewaters using microbial electrolysis cells (MECs) toward power production in microbial fuel cells (MFCs). Presentation at 2nd International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies, Jacksonville, FL, USA, June 10-13. 
  10. Logan, B.E.; Cusick, R.D.; Ivanov, I.; Hatzell, M.C.; Zhang, F. 2013. Capturing salinity gradient energy using thermolytic solutions in reverse electrodialysis stacks and catholyte solutions. Presentation at 10th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Waste Water Technologies, Bordeaux, France, June 2-6.   
  11. Zhang, F.; Chen, G.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E. 2012. Novel anti-flooding cathodes constructed using poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) binder for microbial fuel cells. Presentation at 15th Annual Environmental Chemistry Student Symposium, Penn State University, USA, March 30-31. [Received Best Oral Presentation Award, second place].
  12. Zhang, F., Xia, X., Luo, Y., Sun, D.; Call, D., Logan, B.E. 2012. Improving startup performance with carbon mesh anodes in separator electrode assembly microbial fuel cells. Poster presented at North American Meeting of the International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (NA-ISMET), Cornell University, USA, October 9-10.
  13. Wei, B.; Tokash, J.C.; Zhang, F.; Kim, Y.; Logan, B.E. 2012. Electrochemical analysis of separators used in single-chamber, air-cathode microbial fuel cells. Poster presented at 15th Annual Environmental Chemistry Student Symposium, Penn State University, USA, March 30-31.
  14. Zhang, F.; Pant, D.; Logan, B.E. 2011. Long-term performance of activated carbon air cathodes with different diffusion layer porosities in microbial fuel cells. Presentation at 3rd International Microbial Fuel Cell Symposium, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, June 5-8.
  15. Zhang, F.; Saito, T.; Cheng, S.; Hickner, M.A.; Logan, B.E. 2010. Microbial fuel cell cathodes with poly(dimethylsiloxane) diffusion layers constructed around stainless steel mesh current collectors. Presentation at 239th American Chemical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, March 21-25. [Received Certificate of Merit Award].
  16. Cao, X., Zhang, F., Liang, P., Huang,X. 2008. Electricity generation and biofilm formation by Geobacter sulfurreducens stimulated by a pairing microorganism in a microbial fuel cell. Presentation at 1st International Microbial Fuel Cell Symposium, Penn State University, USA, May 27-29.

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