Tian Zhang

Tian Zhang

Tian Zhang
Contact Information:
205D PKI
Scott Campus (Omaha)
(402) 554-3784

Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1994
  • M.A.Sc., Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1985
  • B.A.Sc., Civil Engineering, Wuhan Polytechnic University, Wuhan, China, 1982
Areas of Research and Professional Interest
  • Alternative energy/low carbon technologies
  • Nanotechnology and its environmental applications
  • Non-point source pollution control technologies
Courses Taught

Honors and Awards

  • ASCE State-of-the-Art of Civil Engineering Award, 4/27/2017
  • 2016 Excellent in Environ. Eng. & Sci.TM Award: University Research Grand Prize, American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES), 02/18/2016
  • The 2016 Rudolph Hering Medal for the most valuable contribution to the advancement of the environmental branch of engineering (ASCE), 02/09/2016
  • Promoted to Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Sci. (F. AAAS)
  • Certified Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE)10/21/2015
  • Academician of European Academy of Science and Arts (A. EASA), 03/08/2013
  • Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers (F. ASCE), 02/19/2013
  • Diplomate of Water Resources Engineer (D. WRE), 08/03/2012
  • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (Olsson Associates), CE Dept., UNL, 2002
  • UNL College of Engineering Research Award, 1999
  • The 1995 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, AEESP

Selected Publications

  • Qi, Y., and Zhang, T.C. (2016). Transport of manure-borne testosterone in soils affected by artificial rainfall events. Water Research, 92, http://dxdoi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2016.01.052.
  • Qi, Y., and Zhang, T.C. (2016). Sorption of testosterone on partially-dispersed soil particles of different size fraction: methodology and implications. Water Research, 92(2016), http://dxdoi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2016.01.036.
  • Ren, Y.Z., Gong, Q.L., Zhang, T.C., Kang, J.X., and Liu, D.Q. (2015). Wavy subsurface- and vertical-flow constructed wetlands: Effects of aeration and wastewater composition on their clogging. J. Environmental Engineering, 141(9), 04015018.
  • Hu, M., Zhang, T.C., Zhou, J., Chen, H., Stansbury, J., Shi, J., and Neal, J. (2015). Internal/external membrane fouling in MBRs and modeling. J. Environmental Engineering, 141(6), 04014097.
  • Gosu, V., Gurjar, B.R., Surampalli, R.Y., and Zhang, T.C. (2014). Fe0/GAC-mediated advanced catalytic per-oxidation for pharmaceutical wastewater treatment. J. Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2(2014). 1996-2004.
  • Chen, C., Huang, X., Lei, C., Zhang, T.C., and Wu, W. (2013). Effect of organic matter strength on anammox for modified greenhouse turtle breeding wastewater treatment. Bioresource Technology, 148, 172-179.
  • Guo, H., Ren, Y., Sun, X., Xu, Y., Li, X., Zhang, T.C., Kang, J., and Liu, D. (2013). Removal of Pb2+ from aqueous solutions by a high-efficiency resin. Applied Surface Science, 283, 660-667.