YANG Xi
 
     
 
     
     
 

YANG Xi
Mailing Address
Prof. Xi Yang
School of the Environment
Nanjing University
Nanjing 210093
P R China
Phone:
+86-25-83597256
Fax:
+86-25-83597256
Email:
yangxiATnju.edu.cn (AT = @)

Academic Degree and Position:
Ph.D.
Professor, Deputy Head of the Department of Environmental Science

Education Background:

1989-1993

B.S., Chemistry, Nanjing University

1995-2000

M.Sc. program and Ph.D., Environmental Chemistry, Nanjing University

Research Interests:
Chemical exposure and risk assessment
Environmental organic chemistry
Advanced oxidation processes
Environmental analytical chemistry
Global carbon cycle

Professional Experiences

2009-

Professor, Nanjing University

2002-2009

Associate professor, Nanjing University

2002-

Research scientist, State key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource Reuse

2006-2008

Visiting scientist, Cemagref and IRCELYON, France

2000-2002

Postdoctoral fellow, Tsinghua University (Beijing)

1993-1995

Instructor of organic chemistry, Nanjing Forestry University

Teaching Courses:
Environmental Chemistry (undergraduates)
Environmental organic chemistry (graduate students)
Chemical Kinetics and Processes Dynamics in Environmental Systems (graduate students)

Academic Honors:

2006-2008

Qing-Lan Award (Early Career Award for Outstanding Scientists), Department of Education, Jiangsu Province Government

2006-2007

Fellowship, FFCSA, Academy of sciences of the Institute of France

2003

Award for advancement of science and technology, Ministry of Education, China

Research Grants:

Photodegradation kinetics and mechanism of UV filters in the aquatic environment (Supported by NSF of China, PI);

Efficient generation pathways of sulfate radicals and their reaction mechanism with chlorinated organic pollutants (Supported by NSF of China, PI);

Photochemical formation and reaction mechanisms of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in aquatic systems (Supported by NSF of China and Jiangsu Province, PI);

Preliminary investigation on chlordane and mirex pollution in selected cities of Jiangsu and Zhejiang (World Bank and Canadian Trust Fund on POPs Programs in China; PI);

Photodegradation kinetics and mechanisms of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (Sate Key Laboratory of PC&RR; PI)

Sorptive extraction and chromatographic analysis of micropollutants in water samples;

Theoretical and computational chemistry studies on environmental behaviors of organic pollutants.

Selected Publications:

Degradation of Diuron by Citric Acid-Fe(II)/K2S2O8 in Slurry System, J. Zhang, X. Yang, Environmental Protection Science, 2009, 35(1): 61-66.

Degradation of diuron by persulfate oxidation activated by EDTA-ferrous ion in aqueous system, J. Zhang, X. Yang, W. Zheng, K. Kong, L. Wang, Chinese J. Environ. Sci., 2008, 29(5): 1239-1243.

Photodegradation of paracetamol in carbonate solution, Y. Gao, X. Yang, Y. Liu, Chinese J. Environ. Sci., 2008, 29(3): 643-649.

Studies on Fe(II)/S2O82--S2O32- degrading diuron in aqueous system, J. Zhang, X. Yang, W. Zheng, L. Chen, China Environ. Sci., 2008, 28(7): 620-623.

Comparison of the dioxins release inventories of China and other countries, Y. Lv, J. Huang, G. Yu, X. Yang, Environmental Pollution and Control, 2008, 30(6): 71-74.

Study on photodegradation of paracetamol(ACT) in the solution of humic substances(NAFA), Y. Gao, X. Yang, Y. Liu, Environmental Protection Science, 2008, 34(3): 26-29.

Photodegradation of paracetamol in presence of humic substances, Y. Gao, X. Yang, Y. Liu, Environ. Chem., 2008, 27(4): 432-435.

Degradation of diuron by citric acid-iron (II) catalyzed potassium persulfate, W. Zheng, J. Zhang, L. Wang, L. Kong, X. Yang, Environ. Chem., 2008, 27(1): 19-22.

Degradation of diuron by persulfate oxidation activated by ferrous ion in aqueous solution, J. Zhang, X. Yang, W. Zheng, Y.Gao, Environ. Chem., 2008, 27(1): 15-18.

Oxidation of arsenic (III) by iron(II)-catalyzed potassium persulfate, W. Zheng, X. Yang, J. Zhang, C. Zhang, L. Kong, J. Environ. Sci. Technol.-China, 2007, 30(11): 41-57.

Photodegradation of paracetamol in nitrate solution, Y. Liu, X. Yang, Y. Gao, Chinese J. Environ. Sci., 2007, 28 (6):1274-1279.

Study on interaction of organic pollutants and dissolved organic matter in aqueous environment, W. Zheng, X. Yang, J. Zhang, Environ. Protection Sci., 2007, 33(6): 16-20.

Photochemical transformation of bisphenol A promoted by nitrate ions in natural water, M. Zhan, X. Yang, Q. Xian, L. Kong, Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 2006, 76(1): 105-112.

Photodegradation of bisphenol A in Fe(III)-oxalate complexes solution, M. Zhan, X. Yang, Q. Xian, L. Kong, J. Environ. Sci.-China, 2006, 18(4): 771-776.

The selective synthesis of water-soluble highly luminescent CdTe nanoparticles and nanorods: the influence of the precursor Cd/Te molar ratio, D. Deng, Y. Qin, X. Yang, J. Yu, Y. Pan, J. Cryst. Growth, 2006, 296(2): 141-149.

Synthesis and characterization of CdTe nanoparticles stabilized by cysteamine, Y. Qin, X. Yang, J. Yu, Chinese J. Inorg. Chem., 2006, 22(5): 851-855.

Photosensitized degradation of bisphenol A involving reactive oxygen species in the presence of humic substances, M. Zhan, X. Yang, Q. Xian, L. Kong, Chemosphere, 2006, 63(3): 378-386.

Photolysis of imidacloprid in methanol, Y. Qin, M. Zhan, X. Yang, J. Nanjing Univ. (Natural Sci.), 2006, 42(5): 450-456.

Photodegradation of hexachlorobenzene in the presence of known organic constituents of atmospheric aerosols, J. Huang, X. Yang, Z. Zhang, G. Yu, Chinese J. Environ. Sci., 2006, 27(12): 2392-2395.

Progress in photochemistry of copper in aquatic systems, L. Xu, X. Yang, A. Zhang, Progress in Chemistry, 2005, 17(3): 412-416.

Studies on the photodegradation of bisphenol A in nitrate solution, M. Zhan, X. Yang, Q. Xian, L. Kong, China Environ. Sci., 2005, 25(4):487-490.

Study on the effect of natural aquatic humic substances on the photodegradation of bisphenol A, M. Zhan, X. Yang, H. Yang, L. Kong, Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae, 2005, 25(6): 816-820.

Photodegradation of Bisphenol A in Presence of Suwannee River Fulvic Acid, H.Yang, X.Yang, M. Zhan, A.Zhang, Chinese J. Environ. Sci., 2005, 26(4): 40-44.

A critical review of photochemistry of nitrite and nitrate ions in natural waters, M. Zhan, X.Yang, L.Kong, Techniques and Equipment for Environmental Pollution Control, 2004, 5(10): 14-19.

The progress of humic substances photochemistry in natural waters, Photographic Sci. Photochem., 2004, 22(2): 137-144.

Determination of hydroxyl radicals with salicylic acid in aqueous nitrate and nitrite solutions, X. Yang, M. Zhan, L. Kong, L. Wang, J. Environ. Sci.-China, 2004, 16(4): 687-689.

Predicting physico-chemical properties of polychlorinated diphenyl ethers (PCDEs): potential persistent organic pollutants (POPs), J. Huang, G. Yu, X. Yang, Z. Zhang, J. Environ. Sci.-China, 2004, 16(2): 204-207

Determination of hydroxyl radicals in aquatic environment with a new molecular probe, Environ. Chem., 2003, 22(5): 490-492..

Degradation of DDE in the slurry by Fenton reagent, Z. Xu, G. Yu, Z. Zhang, J. Huang, X. Yang, High Technol. Lett., 2003, (11): 86-89.

Quantum study on the photolysis behavior of polychlorinated dibenzo-furans (PCDFs), J.Huang, G. Yu, X.Yang, Y. Wang, G. Wu, Computers and Appl. Chem., 2003, 20(6): 767-770.

Photo-Fenton technique for oxidative treatment of kerosene wastewater, P. Zhong, X. Yang, G. Zhao, L. Kong, G. Liu, China Environ. Sci., 2002, 22(5): 460-463.

Kinetic study on photodegradation of acid red 3B catalyzed by heteropoly acid. X. Yang, G. Yu, L. Kong, Chinese J. Environ. Sci., 2002, 23(3): 43-47.

Quantum chemistry study on the photolysis of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin, X. Yang, G. Yu, L. Wang, Chinese Sci. Bull., 2002, 47(4): 269-274.

Preliminary study on degradability of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins from quantum chemistry viewpoint. X. Yang, G. Yu, L. Wang, Computers and Appl. Chem., 2002, 19(1): 86-88.

Photolysis of pyridaben in methanol, Y. Pu, X. Yang, L. Ding, G. Wu, L. Kong, J. Nanjing Univ. (Natural Sci.), 2002, 38(2): 70-74.

Photocatalytic degradation of azo dyes by supported TiO2+UV in aqueous solution. C. Zhu, L. Wang, L. Kong, X. Yang, S. Zheng, F. Chen. M. Feng, H. Zong, Chemosphere, 2000, 41(3): 303-309.

Photolysis of chlorsulfuron and metsulfuron-methyl in methanol. X. Yang, X. Wang, L. Kong, L. Wang, Pesticide Science, 1999, 55: 751-754.