Dr. Tong Zhang

Ph.D. Students  


  1. Miss ZHANG Anni (September 2014 to now)

  2. Mr. WANG Yulin (September 2014 to now)

  3. Miss DENG Yu (September 2013 to now)

  4. Mr. JIANG Xiao-Tao (September 2013 to now)

  5. Mr. LI An-Dong (September 2012 to now)

  6. Miss WANG Yu-Bo (September 2012 to now)

  7. Miss MA Liping (January 2012 to now)


  1. Dr. JU Feng (September 2011 to August 2015). "Linking microbial communities, environmental factors and performance of biological treatment reactors using metagenomics."

  2. Dr. LI Li-Guan (September 2011 to August 2015. 2013 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award) "New insights into microbial heavy metal resistance genes by omics-based approaches."

  3. Dr. MAO Yan-Ping (September 2010 to August 2014. 2012 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award; Reaching Out Award under the HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund 2013-14) "Biological removal of phosphorus and nitrogen from wastewater: new insights from metagenomic and metatranscriptomic approaches."

  4. Dr. YANG Ying (September 2010 to August 2014. Engineering Postgraduate Fellowship. Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student Award (2014)) “Characterization of broad-spectrum antibiotic resistance genes in wastewater treatment reactors through metagenomic approaches.”

  5. Dr. YU Ke (January 2010 to May 2014) “Exploring biodegradation of emerging pollutants using next generation sequencing and UPLC-MS-MS techniques”.

  6. Dr. XIA Yu (Graduated in November of 2013. 2011 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award) "Exploring microbial structure and carbohydrate metabolism of thermophilic anaerobic cellulose-degrading consortia by metagenomics based on next generation sequencing."

  7. Dr. CHAO Yuan-Qing (September 2009 to August 2013) "Studies of biofilm development by advanced microscopic techniques and high-throughput sequencing."

  8. Dr. YE Lin (September 2008 to June 2012. Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student Award (2012), University Postgraduate Fellowship) "Exploring microbial community structures and functions of activated sludge by high-throughput sequencing."

  9. Dr. LI Bing (September 2007 to August 2011, Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student Award (2011), a Finalist of the 2013 Young Scientist Awards, 2011 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award)    "Occurrence, transformation and fate of antibiotics in municipal WWTPs."

  10. Dr. LU Xiao-Ying (January 2007 to March 2011) "Biodegradation of PAHs in marine sediment under anoxic conditions."

  11. Dr. Shao Ming-Fei (January 2006 to February of 2010) "Autotrophic denitrification in nitrate-induced marine sediment remediation." 

  12. Dr. Qin Xiao-Li (Graduated in January of 2009) "Biofilms in drinking water distribution systems." 

M.Phil. Students  

  1. Miss ZHOU Yan-Min (Graduated in October of 2011)  "Impacts of temperature and salinity on nitrification rate and microbial community in laboratory scale sequencing batch reactors."

  2. Miss YAN Qing-Mei (Graduated in March of 2009) "Biological nitrogen removal of saline wastewater by ammonium oxidizers."

Research Assistants/Associates

  1. Miss WANG Chuxiao (July 2015 to August 2015; Oct 2015 to now))

  2. Dr. LI Liguan (September 2015 to now)

  3. Dr. YANG Cao (February 2015 to now) (Hong Kong Scholar Program.)

  4. Dr. XIA Yu (December 2013 to now)

  5. Dr. Yu Ke (January 2016 to now)

  6. Dr. MAO Yanping (October 2014 to March 2016), School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China.

  7. Dr. JU Feng (September 2015 to Oct 2015), Eawag, Switzerland.

  8. Miss CHONG Helen Ka Nam (June 2015 to August 2015) (Student RA)

  9. Dr. YANG Ying (October 2014 to January 2015), School of Oceanology, Sun-Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China.

  10. Dr. YE Lin (August 2013 to February 2015), Department of Environmental Science, Nanjing University, China.

  11. Dr. PENG Xingxing (February 2013 to August 2014), Department of Environmental Engineering, Sun-Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China.

  12. Miss HUANG Danping (December 2012 to May 2014).

  13. Dr. WANG Zhi-Ping (March 2009 to October 2009; August 2012 to August 2014), School of Environ. Sci. Eng., Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. (Hong Kong Scholar Program.)

  14. Dr. LI Bing (November 2011 to March 2015). Tsinghua University Shenzhen Graduate School, Shenzhen, China.

  15. Dr. GUO Feng (April 2011 to August 2014). Xiamen University, Xiamen, China.

  16. Dr. CAI Lin (February 2011 to February 2014).

  17. Dr. WEI Yuanyuan (November 2012 to November 2013), National Engineering Research Center for Urban Pollution Control, Tongji University, China.

  18. Dr. LIU Lili (November 2012 to November 2013), School of Resource and Environment, East China University of Science and Technology, China.

  19. Dr. FANG Hua (November 2011 to November 2012), Zhejiang University, China

  20. Dr. YANG Lihua (May 2011 to December 2011), School of Oceanology, Sun Yat Sen University, China.

  21. Dr. PAN Xiaohui (April 2011 to July 2011), Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  22. Dr. SHAO Ming-Fei (January 2010 to October 2010), Graduate School at Shenzhen, Haerbin Institute of Technology, China.

  23. Dr. DUAN Ji-zhou (September 2009 to August 2010), Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

  24. Dr. ZHANG Xu-Xiang (May 2008 to October 2008; May 2010 to August 2011), Department of Environmental Science, Nanjing University, China.

  25. Dr. JIN Tao (December 2007 to March 2010), Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI, Hua Da Gene), China.

  26. Dr. ZHANG Ming (September 2007 to August 2008; August 2009 to October 2009), Department of Environmental Science, East China Normal University, China.

Exchange Ph.D./M.Phil./Undergraduate Students

  1. Mr. XIONG Wenguang (June 2015 to now), Ph.D. student, National Laboratory of Safety Evaluation (Environmental Assessment) of Veterinary Drugs, College of Veterinary Medicine, South China Agricultural University.

  2. Mr. ZHAO Fuzheng (May 2015 to November 2015), Ph.D. student, School of Environment, Nanjing University, China.

  3. Mr. Huang Kailong (May 2015 to November 2015), Ph.D. student, School of Environment, Nanjing University, China.

  4. Mr. PANG Yuchen (September 2013 to March 2015), Ph.D. student, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, China.

  5. Miss YUAN Ke (June 2013 to August 2013), Ph.D. student, School of Oceanology, Sun Yat-Sen University, China.

  6. Miss YOUNG Kyana (August 2012 to September 2012), Ph.D. student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA.

  7. Miss WANG Yubo (October 2011 to August 2012), M.Phil. student, Department of Chemistry, Zhengzhou University, China.

  8. Mr. WANG Zi (August 2011 to November, 2011), Ph.D. student, School of Environment, Tongji University, China.

  9. Miss LI Jia (March 2009 to June 2009), Undergraduate student, School of Environment, Fudan University, China.