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Xu Huang
Highest Education:
1799 Jimei Road, Xiamen
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Education and Appointments:

9/2006-12/2009 Graduate Student, Ph.D. College of Oceanography and Environmental Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen, P. R. China;
9/1999-7/2006 Graduate Student, M.Sc., School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen, P. R. China;
9/1999-7/2003 Undergraduate Student, B.Sc. Department of Biology, Xiamen University, Xiamen, P. R. China.
1/2014- Associate professor, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences
4/2010-12/2013 Assistant professor, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Main academic contributions:
Research Interest:
Technologies for emerging pollutants treatment and control in animal husbandry; Environmental behavior and ecological effect of emerging pollutants
Selected Publications:

1. Huang, X., Liu, C., Li, K., et al, 2015. Performance of vertical up-flow constructed wetlands on swine wastewater containing tetracyclines and tet genes[J]. Water Res, 70: 109-17.
2. Huang X, Liu C, Li K, Liu F, Liao D, Liu L, Zhu G, Liao J, 2013. Occurrence and distribution of veterinary antibiotics and tetracycline resistance genes in farmland soils around swine feedlots in Fujian Province, China. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int, 20(12), 9066-9074.
3. Xu Huang, Chaoxiang Liu*, Zhen Wang, Chunfang Gao, Gefu Zhu, Lin Liu, 2013.The Effects of Different Substrates on Ammonium Removal in Constructed Wetlands: A Comparison of Their Physicochemical Characteristics and Ammonium-Oxidizing Prokaryotic Communities. CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water, 41(3) 283-290.
4. Xu Huang, Chaoxiang Liu*, Chunfang Gao, Zhen Wang, Gefu Zhu, Lin Liu, Guoxu Lin. 2013. Comparison of nutrient removal and bacterial communities between natural zeolite-based and volcanic rock-based vertical flow constructed wetlands treating piggery wastewater. Desalination and Water Treatment, 51, 4379-4389.
5. Huang, X., Ke, C., Wang, W.-X. *, 2008. Bioaccumulation of silver, cadmium and mercury in the abalone Haliotis diversicolor from water and food sources. Aquaculture 283, 194-202.
6. Xu Huang, Feng Guo, Caihuan Ke and Wen-Xiong Wang*. 2010. Responses of abalones Haliotis diversicolor to sublethal waterborne and dietary silver and cadmium exposures. Ecotoxicoloty and Environmental Safety 73, 1130-1137.
7. Xu Huang, Caihuan Ke , and Wen-Xiong Wang*.2010. Cadmium and copper accumulation and toxicity in the macroalga Gracilaria tenuistipitata. Aquatic Biology 11, 17-26.
8. Huang, X., Tian, Y., Luo, Y.R., Liu, H.J., Zheng, W., Zheng, T.L.*, 2008. Modified sublimation to isolate phenanthrene-degrading bacteria of the genera Sphingomonas and Burkholderia from Xiamen oil port. Marine Pollution Bulletin 57, 538-543.
9. Ju, X.X., Wu, S.B., Huang, X., et al, 2014. How the novel integration of electrolysis in tidal flow constructed wetlands intensifies nutrient removal and odor control [J]. Bioresource Technology, 169: 605-613.
10. Liu, L., Liu, Y.H., Wang, Z., Liu, C. X., Huang, X., Zhu, G. F, 2014. Behavior of tetracycline and sulfamethazine with corresponding resistance genes from swine wastewater in pilot-scale constructed wetlands[J]. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 278: 304-310.
11. Liu L, Liu CX, Zheng JY, Huang X, Wang Z, Liu YH, Zhu GF (2013a): Elimination of veterinary antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes from swine wastewater in the vertical flow constructed wetlands. Chemosphere 91, 1088-1093
12. Liu L, Liu YH, Liu CX, Wang Z, Dong J, Zhu GF, Huang X (2013b): Potential effect and accumulation of veterinary antibiotics in Phragmites australis under hydroponic conditions. Ecol Eng 53, 138-143
13. Zhu G, Wu T, Jha AK, Zou R, Liu L, Huang X, Liu C (2013): Review of bio-hydrogen production and new application in the pollution control via microbial electrolysis cell. Desalination and Water Treatment, 1-9
14. Luo, Y.R., Tian, Y., Huang, X., Yan, C.L., Hong, H.S., Lin, G.H., Zheng, T.L.*, 2009. Analysis of community structure of a microbial consortium capable of degrading benzo(a)pyrene by DGGE[J]. Marine Pollution Bulletin 58(8): 1159-1163.
15. Luo, Y.R., Tian, Y., Huang, X., Kwon, K.K., Yang, S.H., Seo, H.S., Kim, S.J., Zheng, T.L., 2011. Sphingomonas polyaromaticivorans sp. nov., a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons degrading-bacterium isolated from water sample of oil port. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol.

Supported Projects:

(1) Distribution and control factors of plasmids-mediated qnr genes in agricultural wastewater treatment systems, Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province 2015-04 -- 2018-04
(2) Research on removal of antibiotics and resistance genes from swine wastewater using upflow constructed wetlands, Natrual Science Foundation from Ninbo, Zhejiang, 2013-03--2015-03
(3) Shift of microbial communities structure and development of antibiotic resistance in constructed wetlands under oxytetracycline stress, Natrual Science Foundation of China, 2012-01--2014-12