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Shaohua Chen
Highest Education:
1799 Jimei Road, Xiamen
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Education and Appointments:

Ph.D (Environmental Engineering), Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Acadamy Sciences, 2006
Master of science (Analytical Chemistry) Sun Yat-sen University, 1991
Bachelor of science (Chemistry) Hunan Normal University, China, 1984
Professinal History:
2007-present: Professor, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Acadamy Sciences
1998-2006: Associate Professor, Maoming Colledge
1993-1998: Lecturer, Maoming Colledge
1991-1993: Teaching Assistant, Maoming Colledge

Main academic contributions:
Research Interest:
Wastewater treatment and reclamation technology. Focus on research of biological and chemical technologies on water pollution control, wastewater reuse and nutrient reclamation.
Municipal solid waste management. Focus on researches of GHG emissions from municipal solid waste and landfill leachate treatment, and composting of food waste.
Selected Publications:

1. Xin Ye, Minquan Chen, Wei Wang?, Junhuang Shen, Junbin Wu, Wei Huang, Lishan Xiao, Xiangyu Lin, Zhi-Long Ye, Shaohua Chen,?. Dissolving the high-cost with acidity: A happy encounter between fluidized struvite crystallization and wastewater from activated carbon manufacture. Water Research, 2021,188:116521.
2. Hualiang Feng, Zefang Chen, Xiaojun Wang,*, Shaohua Chen, John Crittenden. Electrochemical advanced oxidation for treating ultrafiltration effluent of a landfill leachate system: Impacts of organics and inorganics and economic evaluation. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021, doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.127492.
3. Shici Zhang, Zhaoji Zhang,*, Shibin Xia, Ningning Ding, Xien Long, Jinsong Wang,Minquan Chen, Chengsong Ye, Shaohua Chen. Combined genome-centric metagenomics and stable isotope probing unveils the microbial pathways of aerobic methane oxidation coupled to denitrification process under hypoxic conditions. Bioresource Technology, 2020,318:124043.
4. Hualiang Feng, Xiaojun Wang,*, Jiasheng Cai, Shaohua Chen,*, Journal of Environmental Management, 2020,265:110548.
5. Jinsong Wang, Zhaoji Zhang,*, Xin Ye, Xiaofang Pan, Nan Lv, Hongda Fang, Shaohua Chen,*. Enhanced solubilization and biochemical methane potential of waste activated sludge by combined free nitrous acid and potassium ferrate pretreatment. Bioresource Technology, 2020,297:122376.
6. Ruili Yang, Xiaojun Wang,*, Yan Guo, Zhaoji Zhang, Shaohua Chen,*. Evaluation of anammox pathway recovery after high COD loading using water quality, molecular biology and isotope labelling analysis. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 2020,43:625–636.
7. Dongyuan Chu, Zhi-Long Ye, Shaohua Chen,*. Interactions among low-molecular-weight organics, heavy metals, and Fe(III) during coagulation of landfill leachate nanofiltration concentrate. Waste Management, 2020,104:51–59.
8. Yiling Zhuang, Zhaoji Zhang,?, Zejun Zhou, Minquan Chen, Junjie Li,Shaohua Chen,?. Co-treatment of shale-gas produced water and municipalwastewater: Removal of nitrogen in a moving-bed biofilm reactor. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 2019,126:269–277
9. Zhaoji Zhang,*, Yiling Zhuang, Junjie Li, Zejun Zhou, Shaohua Chen,*. Feasibility evaluation of the treatment and recycling of shale gas produced water: a case study of the first shale gas field in the Eastern Sichuan Basin, China. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 2019,5:358–369.
10. Xiaojun Wang, Ruili Yang, Yan Guo, Zhaoji Zhang, Chih Ming Kao, Shaohua Chen,*. Investigation of COD and COD/N ratio for the dominance of anammox pathway for nitrogen removal via isotope labelling technique and the relevant bacteria. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2019,366:606–614.
11. Xiaojun Wang, Ruili Yang, Zhaoji Zhang, Junbin Wu, Shaohua Chen,*. Mass balance and bacterial characteristics in an in-situ full-scale swine wastewater treatment system occurring anammox process. Bioresource Technology, 2019,292:122005.
12. Chengliang Zhang, Yan Guo, Xiaojun Wang, Shaohua Chen,*. Temporal and spatial variation of greenhouse gas emissions from a limited controlled landfill site. Environment International, 2019,127:387–394.

Supported Projects:

1. Nitrous oxide emission from municipal solid waste during initial landfill stage: mechanisms and influencing factors (National Nature Science Foundation of China, Grant No.41475130, 2015.1-2018.12)
2. Research and demonstration on rural domestic wastewater treatment technology in Jiulong river (Science and Technology Major Project of Fujian Province of China, Grant No. 2013YZ0001-1, 2013.10-2016.10)
3. Demonstration of rural domestic wastewater treatment technology in Jiulong river (National Science and technology Huimin project, Grant No. 2013GS350201,2013.1-2015.12)
4. Demonstration of pollution source separation technology and ecological environment comprehensive inprovement of towns highlighted tourist and service industry in Pearl river delta region (National science and technology support program, Grant No. 2012BAJ21B07-03,2012.1-2015.12)
5. Technologies of phosphorus and nitrogen recovery from swine wastewater (National High Technology Research and Development Program, Grant No. 2011AA060902,2011.1-2015.12)
6. CH4 and N2O emissions from landfills in Xiamen, Fujian Province (Strategic Priority Research Program—Climate Change: Carbon Budget and Relevant Issues of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Grant No. XDA05020602, 2011.1-2015.12)
7. Integrated study of denitrification of landfill leachate and in-situ removal of odor chemicals in landfill site (National Nature Science Foundation of China, Grant No. 50778156,2008.1-2010.12)