Aug. 2013 - Jul. 2018, Ph.D.in Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
Aug. 2009 - Jul. 2013, Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
Jan. 2023 - present, Assistant Professor, Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, China
Oct. 2018 - Oct. 2022, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University, United States
Master’s & Ph.D. Advising
1. Electrified membrane/flow-through electrodes for water treatment, fouling control, and renewable energy production.
2. Microalgae-based water treatment, resource recovery, and environmental risk assessment.
National Natural Science Foundation of China (Jan. 2023 - Jan. 2026 Distinguished Young Scholars of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Overseas), host)
.Xiaoxiong Wang, Xuanhao Wu, Wen Ma, Xuechen Zhou, Shuo Zhang, Dahong Huang, Lea R. Winter, Jae-Hong Kim, Menachem Elimelech. Free-standing membrane incorporating single-atom catalysts for ultrafast electro-reduction of low-concentration nitrate. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2023. (Accepted)
.Xiaoxiong Wang#, Tong Wang, Tianyuan Zhang, Lea R. Winter, Jinghan Di, Qingshi Tu, Hongying Hu, Edgar Hertwich, Julie B. Zimmerman, Menachem Elimelech. Microalgae commercialization using renewable lignocellulose is economically and environmentally viable. Environmental Science & Technology, 2023. (Accepted)
.Chungseok Choi, Xiaoxiong Wang#, Soonho Kwon, James L. Hart, Conor L. Rooney, Nia J. Harmon, Quynh P. Sam, Judy J. Cha, William A. Goddard III, Menachem Elimelech, Hailiang Wang. Efficient electrocatalytic valorization of chlorinated organic water pollutant to ethylene. Nature Nanotechnology, 2022: 1-8. (Co-first author)
.Zhengyang Huo, Lea R. Winter, Xiaoxiong Wang*, Ye Du, Yinhu Wu, Uwe Hübner, Hongying Hu, Menachem Elimelech. Synergistic nanowire-enhanced electroporation and electro-chlorination for highly efficient water disinfection. Environmental Science & Technology, 2022, 56(15): 10925-10934. (Corresponding author)
.Xiaoxiong Wang, Jian Luo. General analytical solutions of groundwater flow toward multi-dimensional sources/sinks in a confined aquifer with leakage and distributed recharge. Journal of Hydrology, 2021, 594: 125948.
.Meng Sun, Xiaoxiong Wang#, Lea R. Winter, Yumeng Zhao, Wen Ma, Tayler Hedtke, Jae-Hong Kim, Menachem Elimelech. Electrified membranes for water treatment applications. ACS ES&T Engineering, 2021, 1 (4): 725-752. (Co-first author)
.Xiaoxiong Wang, Meng Sun, Yumeng Zhao, Chi Wang, Wen Ma, Michael S. Wong, Menachem Elimelech. In situ electrochemical generation of reactive chlorine species for efficient ultrafiltration membrane self-cleaning. Environmental Science & Technology, 2020, 54 (11): 6997-7007.
.Xiaoxiong Wang, Tianyuan Zhang, Guohua Dao, Zibin Xu, Yinhu Wu, Hongying Hu. Assessment and mechanisms of microalgae growth inhibition by phosphonates: Effects of intrinsic toxicity and complexation. Water Research, 2020, 186: 116333.
.Xiaoxiong Wang, Guohua Dao, Linlan Zhuang, Tianyuan Zhang, Yinhu Wu, Hongying Hu. Enhanced simultaneous removal of nitrogen, phosphorous, hardness, and methylisothiazolinone from reverse osmosis concentrate by suspended-solid phase cultivation of Scenedesmus sp. LX1. Environment International, 2020, 139: 105685.
.Xiaoxiong Wang, Wenlong Wang, Guohua Dao, Zibin Xu, Tianyuan Zhang, Yinhu Wu, Hongying Hu. Mechanism and kinetics of methylisothiazolinone removal by cultivation of Scenedesmus sp. LX1. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2020, 386: 121959.
.Xiaoxiong Wang, Qiqi Zhang, Yinhu Wu, Guohua Dao, Tianyuan Zhang, Yi Tao, Hongying Hu. The light-dependent lethal effects of 1,2-benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one and its biodegradation by freshwater microalgae. Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 672: 563-571.
.Xiaoxiong Wang, Tianyuan Zhang, Guohua Dao, Hongying Hu. Tolerance and resistance characteristics of microalgae Scenedesmus sp. LX1 to methylisothiazolinone. Environmental Pollution, 2018, 241: 200-211.
.Xiaoxiong Wang, Tianyuan Zhang, Guohua Dao, Hongying Hu. Interaction between 1,2-benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one and microalgae: Growth inhibition and detoxification mechanism. Aquatic Toxicology, 2018, 205: 66-75.
.Xiaoxiong Wang, Yinhu Wu, Tianyuan Zhang, Xueqiao Xu, Guohua Dao, Hongying Hu. Simultaneous nitrogen, phosphorous, and hardness removal from reverse osmosis concentrate by microalgae cultivation. Water Research, 2016, 94: 215-224.
.Xiaoxiong Wang*, Hongying Hu, Dehua Liu, Yuanquan Song. The implementation of high fermentative 2,3-butanediol production from xylose by simultaneous additions of yeast extract, Na(2)EDTA, and acetic acid. New Biotechnology, 2016, 33(1): 16-22.
Awards and Honors