Wang Y., Xu S., Huo J. Organic functionalized layered double hydroxides for PFAS removal. U.S. Provisional Patent Application Submitted.

Wang Y., Xu S., Yang H., Bender J.T. Removal of water contaminants using enhanced ceramic filtration materials. U.S. Utility Patent Application Submitted (No. PCT/US19/56674).


Books and Book Chapters

Min X., Wang Y.* Palladium-based nanostructured catalysts for treatment of recalcitrant and problematic waterborne pollutants. in The Water Scientific Reference of Water Science: Volume 2: Nanotechnology for Water Treatment and Water Interfaces, DOI: 10.1142/12514.


Journal Publications

Gao J., Chen G., Fu Q., Ren C., Tan C., Liu H., Wang Y., Liu J.* Enhancing aqueous chlorate reduction using vanadium redox cycles and pH control. Environmental Science & Technology, accepted.

Dong Q., Min X.*, Zhao Y., Wang Y.* Adsorption of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) by ionic liquid-modified clays: Effect of clay composition and PFAS structure. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2024, 654, 925-934, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2023.10.112

Ryan D.R., McNamara P.J., Baldus C.K., Wang Y., Mayer B.K.* Peroxi-electrocoagulation for simultaneous oxidation of trace organic compounds and removal of natural organic matter at neutral pH. Environmental Science: Advances, 2023, DOI: 10.1039/D3VA00138E

Qiang Z., Min X.*, Wang Y.*, Ma X.* Development of ceramic membranes with controllable PFAS mass transfer for passive sampling applications. Chemical Engineering Journal Advances, 2023, 16, 100562, DOI: 10.1016/j.ceja.2023.100562

Zhao Y., Min X., Xu S.*, Wang Y.* Adsorption of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances by aquifer materials: the important role of dolomite. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 2023, 10, 931-936, DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.3c00583

Kimbell L.K., LaMartina E.L., Kohls S., Wang Y., Newton R.J., McNamara P.J.* Impact of corrosion inhibitors on antibiotic resistance, metal resistance, and microbial communities in drinking water. mSphere, 2023, DOI: 10.1128/msphere.00307-23

Min X., Wang Y.* Enhanced adsorption of short-chain perfluorobutanoic acid by functionalized periodic mesoporous silica: Performance and mechanisms. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2023, 449, 131047. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2023.131047

Yang H., Min X., Wu J., Lin X., Gao F., Hu L., Zhang L., Wang Y.*, Xu S.*, Ying G.* Removal and inactivation of virus by ceramic water filters coated with lanthanum (III), ACS ES&T Water, 2022, 2, 1811-1821. DOI: 10.1021/acsestwater.2c00316

Min X., Huo J.*, Dong Q., Shangping Xu, Wang Y.* Enhanced sorption of perfluorooctanoic acid with organically functionalized layered double hydroxide. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2022, 446, 137019. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2022.137019

Yang H., Zhu S., Lin X., Wu J., Du X., Chen R., Wang Y., Xu S., Ying G.* Lanthanum(III) coated ceramic filters in point-of-use water treatment for bacterial removal. ACS ES&T Water, 2022, 2, 583-592. DOI: 10.1021/acsestwater.1c00427

Christensen E.R.*, Wang Y., Huo J., Li A. Properties and fate and transport of persistent and mobile polar organic water pollutants: A review. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2022, 10, 107291. DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2022.107201

Ryan D.R., Mayer B.K., Baldus C., McBeath S.T., Wang Y., McNamara P.J.* Electrochemical technologies for PFAS mitigation in drinking water and water treatment residuals. AWWA Water Science, 2021, e1249. DOI: 10.1002/aws2.1249.


Huo J., Min X., Dong Q., Xu S., Wang Y.* Comparison of Zn-Al and Mg-Al layered doubled hydroxides for adsorption of perfluorooctanoic acid. Chemosphere, 2022, 287, 132297. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.132297

Dong Q., Min X., Huo J., Wang Y.* Efficient sorption of perfluoroalkyl acids by ionic liquid-modified natural clay. Chemical Engineering Journal Advances, 2021, 7, 100135. DOI: 10.1016/j.ceja.2021.100135

Kimbell L.K., LaMartina E.L., Kappell A.D., Huo J., Wang Y., Newton R.J., McNamara P.J.* Cast iron drinking water pipe biofilms support diverse microbial communities containing antibiotic resistance genes, metal resistance genes, and class 1 integrons. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 2021, 7, 584-598. DOI: 10.1039/D0EW01059F

Huo J., Min X., Wang Y.* Zirconium-modified natural clays for phosphate removal: effect of clay minerals. Environmental Research, 2021, 194, 110685.  DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.110685

Huang C., Sun P., Won J., Wang Y., Boppart S., Nguyen T.* Effect of non-phosphorus corrosion inhibitors on biofilm pore structure and mechanical properties. Environmental Science & Technology, 2020, 54, 14716-14724, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.0c04645

Liu J.*, Wang Y.*, Wei H.* The first attempt for accounts of environmental chemistry and technology research. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering, 2020, 14, 91. DOI: 10.1007/s11783-020-1270-9


Kimbell L.K., Wang Y., McNamara P.J.* The impact of metal pipe materials, corrosion products, and corrosion inhibitors on antibiotic resistance in drinking water distribution systems. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2020, DOI:10.1007/s00253-020-10777-8

Ren C., Yang P., Gao J., Huo X., Min X., Bi E.Y., Liu Y., Wang Y., Zhu M., Liu J.* Catalytic reduction of aqueous chlorate with MoOx immobilized on Pd/C. ACS Catalysis, 2020, 10, 8201-8211, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.0c02242

Min X., Trujilio D.E., Huo J., Dong Q., Wang Y.*  Amine-bridged periodic mesoporous organosilica nanomaterial for efficient removal of selenate. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2020, 396, 125278, DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2020.125278

Yang H., Xu S., Chitwood D.E., Wang Y.* Ceramic water filter for point-of-use water treatment in developing countries: Principles, challenges and opportunities. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering, 2020, 14, 79, DOI:10.1007/s11783-020-1254-9

Yang H., Min X., Xu S., Bender J., Wang Y.* Development of effective and fast-flow ceramic porous media for point-of-use water treatment: effect of pore size distribution. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2020, 8, 2531-2539, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b07177

Wang L., Min X., Sui X., Chen J., Wang Y.* Facile construction of novel BiOBr/Bi12O17Cl2 heterojunction composites with enhanced photocatalytic performance. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science2020, 560, 21-33, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2019.10.048

Yang H., Wang Y.*, Bender J.T., Xu S.* Removal of arsenate and chromate by lanthanum-modified granular ceramic material: the critical role of coating temperature. Scientific Reports, 2019, 9, 7690, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-44165-8.

Huo J., Yuan C.*, Wang Y.* Nanocomposites of three-dimensionally-ordered porous TiO2 decorated with Pt and reduced graphene oxide for the visible-light photocatalytic degradation of waterborne pollutants. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2019, 2, 2713-2724, DOI: 1021/acsanm.9b00215.

Yang H., Min X., Xu S., Wang Y.* Lanthanum(III) coated ceramics as a promising material in point-of-use water treatment for arsenite and arsenate removal. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2019, 7, 9220-9227, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b06878. 

Maher E.K., O’Malley K.N., Heffron J., Huo J., Wang Y., Mayer B.K., McNamara P.J.* Removal of estrogenic compounds via iron electrocoagulation: impact of water quality and assessment of removal mechanisms. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 2019, 5, 956-966, DOI: 10.1039/C9EW00087A.

Maher E.K., O’Malley K.N., Heffron J., Huo J., Mayer B.K., Wang Y., McNamara P.J.* Analysis of operational parameters, reactor kinetics, and floc characterization for the removal of estrogens via electrocoagulation. Chemosphere, 2019, 220, 1141-1149, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.12.161.


Wang Z., Ma H., Zhang C., Feng J., Pu S., Ren Y.*, Wang Y.* Enhanced catalytic ozonation treatment of dibutyl phthalate enabled byporous magnetic Ag-doped ferrospinel MnFe2O4 materials: Performance and mechanism. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2018, 354, 42-52, DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2018.07.177. 

Chen X., Huo X., Liu J.*, Wang Y., Werth C.J., Strathmann T.J. Exploring beyond palladium: Catalytic reduction of aqueous oxyanion pollutants with alternative platinum group metals and new mechanistic implications. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 313, 745-752, DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2016.12.058.

Liu Y., Chen X., Wang Y., Strathmann T.J., Werth C.J.* Mechanism and mitigation of the decomposition of an oxorhenium complex-based heterogeneous catalyst for perchlorate reduction in water. Environmental Science & Technology, 2015, 49, 12932-12940, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b03393.

Xie S., Yuan S.*, Liao P., Jia M., Wang Y. Pd-catalytic hydrodechlorination of chlorinated hydrocarbons in groundwater using H2 produced by a dual-anode system. Water Research, 2015, 86, 74-81, DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2015.07.026.

Liu J., Choe J.K., Wang Y., Shapley J.R., Werth C.J., Strathmann T.J.* Bioinspired complex-nanoparticle hybrid catalyst system for aqueous perchlorate reduction: rhenium speciation and its influence on catalyst activity. ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5, 511-522, DOI: 10.1021/cs501286w.

Wang Y., Liu J., Wang P., Werth C.J., Strathmann T.J.* Palladium nanocrystals encapsulated in core-shell silica: a structured hydrogenation catalyst with enhanced activity for reduction of oxyanion water pollutants. ACS Catalysis, 2014, 4, 3551-3559, DOI: 10.1021/cs500971r.

Noel J.D., Wang Y., Giammar D.E.* Effect of water chemistry on the dissolution rate of the lead corrosion product hydrocerussite. Water Research, 2014, 54, 237-246, DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.02.004.

Wang Y., Mehta V., Welter G., Giammar D.E.* Effect of connection methods on lead release from galvanic corrosion. Journal – American Water Works Association, 2013, 105, E337-E351, DOI: 10.5942/jawwa.2013.105.0088.

Wang Y., Wu J., Wang Z., Terenyi A., Giammar D.E.* Kinetics of lead(IV) oxide (PbO2) reductive dissolution: Role of lead(II) adsorption and surface speciation. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2013, 389, 236-243, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2012.09.022. 

Giammar D.E.*, Cerrato J.M., Metha V., Wang Z., Wang Y., Pepping T.J., Ulrich K., Lezama-Pacheco J.S., Bargar J.R. Effect of diffusive transport limitations on UO2 dissolution. Water Research, 2012, 46, 6023-6032, DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2012.08.034. 

Wang Y., Jing H., Mehta V., Welter G.J., Giammar D.E.* Impact of galvanic corrosion on lead release from aged lead service lines. Water Research, 2012, 46, 5049-5060, DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2012.06.046.

Wang Y., Wu J., Giammar D.E.* Kinetics of the reductive dissolution of lead(IV) oxide by iodide. Environmental Science & Technology, 2012, 46, 5859-5866, DOI: 10.1021/es2038905. 

Wang Y., Xie Y., Li W., Wang Z., Giammar D.E.* Formation of lead(IV) oxides from lead(II) compounds. Environmental Science & Technology, 2010, 44, 8950-8956, DOI: 10.1021/es102318z. 


Xie Y., Wang Y., Giammar D.E.* Impact of chlorine disinfectants on dissolution of the lead corrosion product PbO2. Environmental Science & Technology, 2010, 44, 7082-7088, DOI: 10.1021/es1016763. 


Wu B., Wang Y., Lee YH., Horst A., Wang Z., Chen DR., Sureshkumar R., Tang Y.J.* Comparative eco-toxicities of nano-ZnO particles under aquatic and aerosol exposure modes. Environmental Science & Technology, 2010, 44, 1484-1489, DOI: 10.1021/es9030497. 


Xie Y., Wang Y., Singhal V., Giammar D.E. Effects of pH and carbonate concentration on dissolution rates of the lead corrosion product PbO2. Environmental Science & Technology, 2010, 44, 1093-1099, DOI: 10.1021/es9026198.