Dr. Huichun (Judy) Zhang is an environmental engineer/chemist in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Her research focuses on the fate and transformation of environmental contaminants in natural and engineered aquatic environments and their removal from drinking water and wastewater effluents. Dr. Zhang has published in numerous journals, including 9 papers on Environmental Science and Technology, a leading journal in the environmental field. She has recently received two research grants from the U.S. National Science Foundation as the single PI.
National and International Organizations to which he belongs include the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), for which he is a member and evaluator, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), and the Society of Manufacturing Engineering (SME).
- Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
- M.S. Environmental Chemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
- B.S. Environmental Chemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
- Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Temple University, August 2010-present
- Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, August 2008-August 2010
- National Research Council Postdoctoral Associate, National Exposure Research Laboratory, U. S. EPA, Athens, GA, August 2005-July 2008
- Zhang, H. and Weber, E. J. 2013 “Identifying Indicators of Reactivity for Chemical Reductants in Natural Sediments”. Environ. Sci. Technol. ASAP.
- Pan, B. and Zhang, H.* 2012. “A Modified Polanyi-based Model for Mechanistic Understanding of Adsorption of Phenolic Compounds onto Polymeric Adsorbents”, Environ. Sci. Technol. 46(12), 6806−6814.
- Taujale, S. and Zhang, H.* 2012. “Impact of Interactions between Metal Oxides to Oxidative Reactivity of Manganese Dioxide”, Environ. Sci. Technol. 46(5), 2764−2771.
- Zhang, H.; D. Colon; J. Kenneke; E. J. Weber. 2011 “The use of chemical probes for the characterization of the predominant abiotic reductants in anaerobic sediments”. In Aquatic Redox Chemistry; Tratnyek, P., Grundl, T. J.; Haderlein, S. B. Ed.; The ACS Symposium Series Vol. 1071; 539-557.
- Zhang, H. and Weber, E. J. 2009. “Elucidating the Role of Electron Shuttles in Reductive Transformations in Anaerobic Sediments”, Environ. Sci. Technol. 43(4), 1042-1048.
- Transformation and fate of emerging contaminants in natural and engineered environments
- Interfacial reactions of contaminants with natural minerals
- Reaction mechanisms and kinetic modeling
- Reduction-oxidation processes
- Polymeric sorbents for the removal of emerging contaminants
- National Science Foundation
- USDA through PA-WRRC
- Research Corporation