CIVL3011 Municipal and Industrial Wastewater Treatment
CIVL3021 Water Resources Engineering
CIVL6034 Municipal Wastewater Treatment
CIVL6051 Water Quality Modelling
Particle phenomena: coagulation
Sedimentation and pollutant-sediment interactions
Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOP) in water and wastewater treatment and disinfection
Membrane technology in water and wastewater treatment
Representative Research / Consultancy Projects
Coagulation of screened sewage particulates from marine outfall discharges
Electrochemical disinfection of saline sewage effluent: mechanisms and pilot study
Nutrient transformation during the decay of settled algae in the ephemeral sediment after algal blooms
Sludge granulation in biological wastewater treatment: technology, mechanisms and characterization
Characterisation of wastewater organic pollutants as the disinfection by-product precursors in surface water
10 Selected Representative Publications
Li, X.Y., and Yang, S.F. (2006). "Influence of loosely bound extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) on the flocculation, sedimentation and dewaterability of activated sludge."
Water Research, 41, 1022-1030.
Li, X.Y., and Wang, X.M. (2006). "Modelling of membrane fouling in a submerged membrane bioreactor." J.
Membrane Science, 278, 151-161.
Wang, Y.H., Chan, K.Y., Li, X.Y., and So, S.K. (2006). "Electrochemical degradation of 4-chlorophenol at nickel-antimony doped tin oxide electrode."
Chemosphere, 65, 1087-1093.
Li, X.Y., and Leung, R.P.C. (2005). "Determination of the fractal dimension of microbial flocs from the change in their size distribution after breakage."
Environmental Science & Technology, 39, 2731-2735.
Chu, H.P., and Li, X.Y. (2005). "Membrane fouling in a membrane bioreactor (MBR): sludge cake formation and fouling characteristics."
SBiotechnology & Bioengineering, 90, 323-331.
Li, X.Y., Diao, H.F., Fan, X.J., Gu, J.D., Ding, F., and Tong, A.S.F. (2004). "Electrochemical wastewater disinfection: identification of its principal germicidal actions."
J. Environmental Engineering , ASCE, 130, 1217-1221.
Li, X.Y., Zhang, J.J., and Lee, J.H.W. (2004). "Modelling particle size distribution dynamics in marine waters."
Water Research, 38, 1305-1317.
Zhang, J.J., and Li, X.Y. (2003). "Modeling particle size distribution dynamics in a flocculation system."
AIChE J., 49, 1870-1882.
Li, X.Y., Yuan, Y., and Wang, H.W. (2003). "The hydrodynamics of biological aggregates of different sludge ages: An insight into the mass transport mechanisms of bio-aggregates."
Environmental Science & Technology, 37, 292-299.
Li, X.Y., and Yuan, Y. (2002). "Collision frequencies of microbial aggregates with small particles by differential sedimentation."
Environmental Science & Technology, 36, 387-393.