Liu Xianhua

School of Environment Science and Engineering

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43-B-333, Tianjin University, 135 Yaguan Road, Jinnan District, Tianjin, P.R. China

Brief Introduction

Xianhua Liu is currently a Professor of the Department of Environmental Science,  and vice director of Center for Marine Environmental Ecology at Tianjin University. He received his B. S. Degree in Food Science (1995) and his M. S. Degree in Biochemistry(1998) both from Shandong Agricultural University, China. He received his Ph.D. in Environmental Science from Nankai University in 2003. Since 2003 he has been employed in the Departmental of Environmental Science at Tianjin University. He has been a Visiting Scientist at University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2009, and University of California, Los Angeles, in 2016. He has organized several conferences on environmental science and sustainable development. He is a member of the Chinese Society For Environmental Sciences and a Registered Engineer for Environmental Impact Assessment. He is a reviewer for more than ten leading journals, including Applied Energy, Journal of Power Sources, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Plos One,Bioresources Technology, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, et. al. He also is a reviewer editor for Frontiers in Microbiology and Frontiers in Environmental Science.

Education Background
  • Bachelor| Shandong Agricultural University| Food Science| 1995
  • Master| Shandong Agricultural University| Biochemistry| 1998
  • Nankai University| Doctorate in Environmental Science| 2003
Research Interests
  • Novel Energy and Environmental Science
  • Emerging Contaminants (Microplastics)
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
  • Bio-electrochemical Systems
  • Nano Materials and their Environmental Applications
Positions & Employments
  • 2006.6-2019.12

    Department of Environmental Science | Tianjin University | Associate Professor 
  • 2003.7-2006.6

    Department of Environmental Science | Tianjin University | Lecturer 
  • 2009.12-2010.6

     University of Hawaii at Manoa | Visiting Scientist 
  • 2016.2-2016.8

    School of Engineering | University of California, Los Angels | Visiting Scholar 
Academic Achievements