- Carbon cycle in freshwater lakes
- lacustrine ecological restoration technology
- water treatment technology
Associate Prof., School of Environment, Nanjing Normal University, China (2017)
Research fellow, Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan (2015)
Assistant Prof., Chemical Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan (2014)
PhD, Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan (2014)
MA, Municipal Engineering, Southeast University, China (2010)
BA, Water Supply and Sewage Engineering, Southeast University, China (2008)
 National Natural Science Foundation of China (41703105): Source, migration and transformation mechanisms of sedimentary organic carbon in eutrophic lakes under climate warming
 Provincial Natural Science Research Foundation of Colleges and Universities in Jiangsu Province (17KJB170009): Source, migration and transformation mechanisms of sedimentary organic carbon in cyanobacteria-accumulation regions of shallow freshwater lakes
 Xingcheng Yan, Xiaoguang Xu*, Mingyue Wang, Guoxiang Wang*, Songjun Wu, Zhichun Li, Hao Sun, Ao Shi, Yunhao Yang. Climate warming and cyanobacteria blooms: Looks at their relationships from a new perspective. Water Research 2017, 125:449-457.
 Yiwen Zhou, Xiaohong Zhou, Ruiming Han, Xiaoguang Xu*, Guoxiang Wang, Xiansheng Liu, Fengzhi Bi, Deyou Feng. Reproduction capacity of Potamogeton crispus fragments and its role in water purification and algae inhibition in eutrophic lakes. Science of the Total Environment 2017, 580:1421-1428.
 Xiansheng Liu, Chenfei Shi, Xiaoguang Xu, Xiaojun Li, YuanXu, HeyongHuang, Yanping Zhao, Yiwen Zhou, Huichao Shen, Chong Chen, Guoxiang Wang. Spatial distributions of β-cyclocitral and β-ionone in the sediment and overlying water of the west shore of Taihu Lake. Science of the total environment 2017, 579:430-438.
 Wei Li, Xiaoguang Xu*, Megumu Fujibayashi, Qigui Niu, Nobuyuki Tanaka, Yoshio Aikawa, Osamu Nishimura, Response of microalgae to evaluated CO2 and temperature: impact of climate change on freshwater ecosystems, Environment Science and Pollution Research 2016, 23:19847-19860.
 Wensong Duan, Qigui Niu, Xiaoguang Xu*, Wei Li, Cheng Li, Yawen Zhu, Dafang Fu, Characteristics of submerged dynamic membrane bioreactors treating municipal wastewater: attapulgite addition effects on the performance and microbial community shifts, Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination 2016, 4:488-504.
 Wensong Duan, Xiaoguang Xu*, Cong Ling, Genyan Xu, Sansan Su, “Preparation of acid-modified-attapulgite/Al2(S04)3 adsorbent for enhanced removal of DOM in WWTP secondary effluent”. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 2016, 25:4637-4644.
 Xiaoguang Xu, Wei Li, Megumu Fujibayashi, Munehiro Nomura, Osamu Nishimura, Xianning Li, Asymmetric response of sedimentary pool to surface water in organics from a shallow hypereutrophic lake: The role of animal consumption and microbial utilization, Ecological Indicators 2015, 58:346-355.
 Wensong Duan, Cong Ling, Fangfang Zhang, Weixi Tang, Xiaoguang Xu*, Control of dissolved organic matter fouling ultrafiltration membrane treating a WWTP secondary effulent via multi-pretreatments. Desalination and Water Treatment 2015, 0:1-9.
 Xiaoguang Xu, Wei Li, Megumu Fujibayashi, Munehiro Nomura, Osamu Nishimura, Xianning Li, Predominance of terrestrial organic matter in sediments from a cyanobacteria-blooming hypereutrophic lake. Ecological Indicators 2014, 50C:35-43.
 Xiaoguang Xu, Wei Li, Megumu Fujibayashi, Munehiro Nomura, Takashi Sakamaki, Osamu Nishimura, Xianning Li, Feedback of threshold via estimating sources and composition of sedimentary organic matter trophic gradients in freshwater lakes. Science of the Total Environment 2014, 500-501C:373-382.
Honors and Awards
 Tohoku University Principal Award;
 Tohoku University GCOE Project Grants;
 Japanese Government Scholarship