Sep. 2014 – Jul. 2019, Ph.D. in Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
Sep. 2017 – Sep. 2018, Visiting Scholar in Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, USA
Sep. 2010 – Jul. 2014, B.Eng in Hydraulic Engineering, South China University of Technology, China
Apr. 2022 – present, Assistant Professor, Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, China
Sep. 2019 – Mar. 2022, Postdoctoral Fellow, Tsinghua University, China
Jun. 2018 – present, Research Assistant, Tsinghua Sichuan Energy Internet Research Institute, China (part-time)
Reviewer for peer-reviewed journals of Water Research, Urban Water Journal, and Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
Master’s & Ph.D. Advising
Chemical & Microbiological Stability of Drinking Water Quality
Pipe Corrosion in Distribution Systems
Assessment of Water Environment and Pollution
National Natural Science Foundation of China: “Effects of Hydraulic Characteristics on Contaminant Release from Corrosion Scales formed in Pipe Elbow in Drinking Water Distribution Systems”
China Postdoctoral Science Foundation: “Hydraulic Characteristics and Substance Transfer in Rough Pipe Elbow in Drinking Water Distribution Systems”
State Key Laboratory of Urban Water Resources and Environment: “Effects of Hydraulic Characteristics on Biofilm Behavior in Drinking Water Distribution Systems”
China National Science and Technology Support Project: “Study on Critical Technologies responding to Water Quality Differences in South-to-North Water Diversion Mid-Route Project”
National Key Research and Development Program of China: “Regulation Mechanism of Phytoplankton and Microbes Variation in River-Reservoir Systems”
National Natural Science Foundation of China: “Variations of Hydrodynamics and Benthic Macroinvertebrates in Lancang River Downstream due to Hydropeaking”
Manjie Li, Zhaowei Liu*, Mingdong Zhang, Yongcan Chen, 2021. A workflow for spatio-seasonal hydro-chemical analysis using multivariate statistical techniques. Water Research 188, 116550.
Yuhui Wang, Manjie Li*, Zhaowei Liu, Juanjuan Zhao, Yongcan Chen, 2021. Interactions between pyrene and heavy metals and their fates in a soil-maize (Zea mays L.) system: Perspectives from the root physiological functions and rhizosphere microbial community. Environmental Pollution 287, 117616.
Manjie Li, Zhaowei Liu*, Qian Yu, Yongcan Chen, 2021. Exploratory analysis on spatio-seasonal variation patterns of hydro-chemistry in the upper Yangtze River basin. Journal of Hydrology 597, 126217.
Lingjiang Lu, Manjie Li, Zhaowei Liu, Yongcan Chen, 2021. Simulation of flow characteristics in the near-wall area of a rough pipe. The 5th International Symposium of Shallow Flows.
Manjie Li, Yuhui Wang*, Zhaowei Liu*, Yi Sha, Gregory V. Korshin, Yongcan Chen, 2020. Metal-release potential from iron corrosion scales under stagnant and active flow, and varying water quality conditions. Water Research 175, 115675.
Manjie Li, Zhaowei Liu, Yongcan Chen, 2020. Sensory assessment of drinking water – the probable influence factors. IWA World Water Congress 2020.
Manjie Li*, Zhaowei Liu, Yongcan Chen, Gregory V. Korshin, 2019. Effects of varying temperatures and alkalinities on the corrosion and heavy metal release from low-lead galvanized steel. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 27, 2412-2422.
Manjie Li, Zhaowei Liu*, Yongcan Chen, Mingdong Zhang, 2019. Identifying effects of pipe material, hydraulic condition, and water composition on elemental accumulation in pipe corrosion scales. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 26, 19906-19914.
Manjie Li, Qian Yu, Zhaowei Liu, Yongcan Chen, 2019. Practices of low impact development on urban stormwater management in China. International Symposium on Sustainable Urban Drainage 2019.
Manjie Li, ZhaoweiLiu*, Yongcan Chen, 2018. Physico-chemical characteristics of corrosion scales from different pipes in drinking water distribution systems. Water 10(7), 931-944.
Yongyan Wu, Zhaowei Liu*, Yongcan Chen, Manjie Li, 2018. Investigation of velocity distribution and turbulence characteristics in subcritical circular open channel flows using a modified Reynolds stress model. Journal of Hydro-Environment Research 19, 68-77.
Junfeng Wang, Xinshan Song*, Yuhui Wang*, Junhong Bai, Manjie Li, Guoqiang Dong, Fanda Lin, Yanfeng Lv, Denghua Yan, 2017. Bioenergy generation and rhizodegradation as affected by microbial community distribution in a coupled constructed wetland-microbial fuel cell system associated with three macrophytes. Science of the Total Environment 607-608, 53-62.
Manjie Li, Zhaowei Liu, Yongcan Chen, Yongyan Wu, 2017. Effect mechanism of flow velocity on iron release from pipe surfaces in drinking water distribution systems. The 37th IAHR World Congress.
Manjie Li, Zhaowei Liu*, Yongcan Chen, Yang Hai, 2016. Characteristics of iron corrosion scales and water quality variations in drinking water distribution systems of different pipe materials.Water Research 106, 593-603.
Zhaowei Liu, Manjie Li, YongcanChen, 2015. Simulation of hydropeaking flows in downstream reservoir of hydropower plants cascade.The 36th IAHR World Congress.
Manjie Li, Zhaowei Liu, Yongcan Chen, Haoran Wang. Biofilm Sampler. 2020.
Awards and Honors