- Environmental Engineering
- Applied Chemistry
1. Fundamental study of environmental-friendly flocculants and adsorbents. 2. Development and application of novel nano-materials in water remediation.
- PhD, Chemistry, Nanjing University, China (2009-2014)
- Visiting Student, Ecole des Mines d'Ales, France (2013)
- BA, Chemistry, Nanjing University, China (2005-2009)
- National Natural Science Foundation of China (51608275)
- Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province of China (BK20150981)
- Natural Science Foundation of the Jiangsu Higher Education Instituations (15KJB610009)
- Priming Scientific Research Foundation for Advanced Talents of Nanjing Normal University (2014103XGQ0196)
- Foundation of Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center of Biomedical Functional Materials
- Teaching Reform Project of Nanjing Normal University
- Z Yang, B Yuan, X Huang, J Zhou, J Cai, H Yang*, A Li, R Cheng. Evaluation of the flocculation performance of carboxymethyl chitosan-graft-polyacrylamide, a novel amphoteric chemically bonded composite flocculant. Water Research, 2012, 46 (1), 107-114.
- Z Yang, H Yan, H Yang*, H Li, A Li, R Cheng. Flocculation performance and mechanism of graphene oxide for removal of various contaminants from water. Water Research, 2013, 47 (9), 3037-3046.
- Z Yang, JR Degorce-Dumas, H Yang*, E Guibal*, A Li, R Cheng. Flocculation of Escherichia Coli using a quaternary ammonium salt grafted carboxymethyl chitosan flocculant. Environmental Science & Technology, 2014, 48 (12), 6867-6873.
- K Ren, H Du, Z Yang*, Z Tian, X Zhang, W Yang*, J Chen, Separation and sequential recovery of tetracycline and cu(II) from water using reusable thermoresponsive chitosan-based flocculant. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 10266-10275.
- X Wang, N Zhuo, C Fu, Z Tian, H Li, J Zhang, W Wu, Z Yang*, W Yang*, Enhanced selective adsorption of benzotriazole onto nanosized zeolitic imidazolate frameworks confined in polystyrene anion exchanger, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 328, 816-824.
- X Zhang, J Shen, N Zhuo, Z Tian, P Xu, Z Yang*, W Yang*. Interactions between antibiotics and graphene-based materials in water: A comparative experimental and theoretical investigation. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8, 24273-24280.
- Z Yang, H Li, H Yan, H Wu, H Yang, Q Wu, H Li, A Li, R Cheng. Evaluation of a novel chitosan-based flocculant with high flocculation performance, low toxicity and good floc properties. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2014, 276, 480-488
- Z Yang, N Zhuo, S Zhang, Y Dong, X Zhang, J Shen, W Yang*, Y Wang, J Chen. A pH- and Temperature-Responsive Magnetic Composite Adsorbent for Targeted Removal of Nonylphenol. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015, 7, 24446-24457
- S Jia, Z Yang*, W Yang*, T Zhang, S Zhang, X Yang, Y Dong, J Wu, Y Wang. Removal of Cu(II) and tetracycline using an aromatic rings-functionalized chitosan-based flocculant: Enhanced interaction between the flocculant and the antibiotic. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2016, 283, 495-503.
- X Wang, N Zhuo, C Fu, Z Tian, H Li, J Zhang, W Wu, Z Yang*, W Yang*, Enhanced selective adsorption of benzotriazole onto nanosized zeolitic imidazolate frameworks confined in polystyrene anion exchanger, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 328, 816-824