Wenming (William) Zhang, PhD, PEng

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept

Contact

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept
Email
wenming@ualberta.ca
Address
7-271 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211 116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Water Resources Engineering Hydraulics Urban Drainage Pollutant Transport and Fate Multiphase Flow Rivers


About

Education:

  • Ph.D., Water Resources Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 2012
  • M.Sc. , Environmental Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing, China, 2007
  • B.Sc. (Hons), Environmental Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing, China, 2004

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, 2024-
  • Assistant Professor,  Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, 2018-2024 
  • Water Resources Engineer, City of Edmonton Drainage Services (EPCOR Utilities Inc. Drainage), 2016-2018 
  • Water Resources Engineer/Specialist, ISL Engineering & Land Services Ltd, 2015-2016
  • Post-doc Fellow, University of British Columbia, 2013, 2014
  • Post-doc Fellow, University of Alberta, 2012-2015

Awards and Honors:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 2023 Award for the Best Technical Note, 2023
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Editor’s Choice Paper, 2021
  • International Water Association (IWA) Water Science & Technology (Journal), Editor’s Choice Paper, 2020
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Karl Emil Hilgard Hydraulic Prize, 2018
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Samuel Arnold Greeley Award, 2017
  • University of Alberta FS Chia Ph.D. Scholarship, 2007-2011
  • University of Alberta Henry Kroeger Memorial Graduate Scholarship, 2010
  • University of Alberta Dr. Donald R Stanley Graduate Scholarship , 2010
  • University of Alberta Henry Kroeger Memorial Graduate Scholarship, 2009
  • University of Alberta Dr. Donald R Stanley Graduate Scholarship, 2008
  • University of Alberta Henry Kroeger Memorial Graduate Scholarship, 2008
  • And other 16 scholarships

Professional Affiliation:

  • M. ASCE, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • M. CSCE, Canadian Society of Civil Engineering (CSCE)
  • M. IAHR, International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR)
  • P. Eng., The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)

Research

Research Projects and Interests:

My general research interests are in studying hydraulics (environmental-, urban-, eco-hydraulics), multiphase flow and environmental principles and applying them in man-made and natural environments to satisfy human's development needs while minimizing impacts to the environments. My specific projects and interests include:  

•Sustainable, Smart & Resilient Urban Drainage Systems 

  • Urban Flood Mitigation 
  • Low Impact Development (LID)
  • Stormwater Ponds/Wetlands
  • Sewer Odour & Corrosion (Focusing on H2S and Air Movement in Sewers)
  • Inflow/Infiltration (I/I) into Sewers
  • Urban Stormwater Pollutant Loadings
  • Smart Urban Drainage Systems
  • Integrated Urban Water (One-water) Management

• Pollutant Transport & Fate in the Environments 

  • Transport and Fate of Pollutants in Rivers (with and without ice cover)
  • Transport of Pollutants in Turbulent Jets and Plumes
  • Transport and Fate of COD in Sea Bays
  • Transport and Fate of Nutrients and TSS in Ponds and Wetlands
  • Transport and Fate of Microplastics (MPs) in Aquatic Environment
  • Transport and Fate of Respiratory Aerosols/Droplets in Air (related to COVID-19)

• Multiphase Flow & Environmental Remediation 

  • Air/water Two-phase Flow (Macro Bubbles, Micro Bubbles & Nano Bubbles; Bubbly Jets; Bubble Plumes)
  • Air/Water/Solids Three-phase Flow
  • Applications of Multiphase Flow (e.g., in aeration; in sewers)
  • Rivers with Low Dissolved Oxygen
  • Eutrophic Ponds & Lakes
  • Tailing Ponds in Oil Sands Industry

• Optimization of Hydrodynamics in Systems

  • Optimizing Hydrodynamics in Dam Tailrace to Facilitate Fish Migration
  • Natural-like Fishway Hydraulics
  • Optimizing Hydrodynamics in Environmental Bioreactors  

Publications:

Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications/Book Chapters (IF - Impact Factor in 2021)

  1. Peng, X., Zhu, D.Z., and Zhang, W.* (2024). “Transport of Non-flushable Wipes in Sewers and its Application in Sewer Management.” J. Cleaner Production (IF = 11.1), 434, 139876.
  2. Qian, S., Qiao, X., Zhang, W., Yu, Z., Dong, S., and Feng, J. (2024). “Machine learning-based prediction for settling velocity of microplastics with various shapes.” Water Research (IF = 13.4), 249, 121001.
  3. Guo, Z., Wang, L., Feng, B., Zhang, L., Zhang, W., and Dong, D., (2024). “Degradation of enoxacin with different dissociated species during the transformation of ferrihydrite-antibiotic coprecipitates.” Science of the Total Environment (IF = 10.8), 913, 169797.
  4. Yang, G., Yu, Z., Peng, X., Zhou, Y., Baki, A.B.M., and Zhang, W.* (2024) “Settling Behaviors of Microplastic Disks in Acceleration Fall.” Marine Pollution Bulletin (IF = 7.0), 202, 116296
  5. Peng, X., Zhu, D.Z., and Zhang, W.* (2024). “Formation and Growth of Wipe Blockages Due to a Vertical Obstruction in Sewers: Experimental Analysis to Policy and Management Strategies.” Physics of Fluids (IF = 5.0), 36(4), 046612.
  6. White, K., She, Y., Oberhagemann, K., Thompson, A., and Zhang, W.* (2023). “Effects of Bag Characteristics and Channel Side Slope on Incipient Motion of a Single Geobag under River Current Loading.” Geotextiles and Geomembranes (IF = 5.8), in press.
  7. Zhang, L., Xu, W., Zhang, W., Wei, W., Zhang, X. (2024). “Improved general unit hydrograph model for dam-break flood hydrograph.” Journal of Hydrology (IF = 6.4), 635, 131216.
  8. Sun, L., Zhang, W., and Zhu, D. Z. (2024). “Mass Transfer of H2S and O2 in Falling Sewage: Contributions via Droplets, Jet, and Bottom Pool.” ASCE J. Environ. Eng. (IF = 2.5), 150(6), 04024021.
  9. Chi, Y., Zhang, W. *, Liu, Y., Zhang, X., Chi, W., Shi, B., and (2024). “Improving Water Quality in a Sea Bay by Connecting Rivers on Both Sides of a Harbour.” J. Marine Science and Engineering (IF = 2.9), 12(3), 442.
  10. Chen, M., Yang, L, Huang, H., Zhou, X., Zhang, W., and Wang, D. (2024). “Experimental study of a semi-confined impinging jet issuing from a circular pipe: flow characteristics and self-similarity on turbulent parameters.” Physics of Fluids (IF = 5.0), 36(2), 025108.
  11. Xu, H., Zhang, Y., Zhang, W., Tang, Y., Zhou, Y., Tang, P., and Zhang, T. (2024). “Transport and clogging of microplastic particles in porous media: microscale experiments and statistical analysis.” Physics of Fluids (IF = 5.0), 36(4), 043319.
  12. Li, P., Yang, Y., Zhang, W., Cong, N., Yang, G. and Yao, W. (2024). “Forebay entrainment risk effects on two fish species in the Williston Reservoir.” Ecological Modelling (IF = 3.5), 487, 110571.
  13. Zhang, X., Mahmoud, S.H., Wang, H., Gao, L., Langford, M., and Zhang, W.* (2023). “Predicting Stormwater Nitrogen Loads from a Cold-region Urban Catchment in Year 2050 under the Impacts of Climate Change and Urban Densification.” Water Research (IF = 13.4), 245, 120576.
  14. Yu, Z., Loewen, M.R., Guo, S., Guo, Z. and Zhang, W.* (2023). “An investigation of sheltering effects on the mobilization of microplastics in open-channel flow.” Environmental Science & Technology (IF = 11.4), doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.3c02500
  15. Zhang, X., Li, X., Wang, H., and Zhang, W.* (2023). “Nitrogen Loads in Urban Surface Runoff from a Major, Cold-Region North American City in 1991 - 2021.” J. Cleaner Production (IF = 11.1), 382, 135411.
  16. Yang, G., Yu, Z., Baki, A.B., Yao, W., Ross, M., Chi, W., and Zhang, W.* (2023). “Settling Behaviors of Microplastic Disks in Water”. Marine Pollution Bulletin (IF = 7.0), 188,114657.
  17. Zhang, H., Yin, Z., Chen, M., and Zhang, W. * (2023). “Experiment on bubble characteristics of turbulent bubbly jets in pipe crossflow.” Ocean Engineering (IF = 4.4), 271(1), 113782.
  18. Zhang, H., Yin, Z., Chi, W., and Zhang, W. * (2023). “A new Eulerian-Eulerian-Lagrangian solver in OpenFOAM and its application in three-phase bubble column.” Powder Technology (IF = 5.1), 426(1) 118661.
  19. Sun, L., Zhang, W., and Zhu, D. Z. (2023). “Mass Transfer of Hydrogen Sulfide at Turbulent Water Surface by Falling Drops and Single Jet.” ASCE J. Environ. Eng. (IF = 2.5), 149(5), 04023021.
  20. Yu, Y., Li, Z., Yu, T., Guo, S., Zhou, Y., Li, X., and Zhang, W.* (2023). “Hydrologic and Water Quality Modeling of Bioretention Columns in Cold Regions.” Hydrological Processes (IF = 3.8), DOI: 10.1002/hyp.14871.
  21. Ahmed, S., Zhang, W., Loewen M.R., Zhu, D.Z., Ghobrial, T.R., Mahmood, K., and van Duin, B. (2023).  “Stratification and its consequences in two constructed urban stormwater wetlands.” Science of the Total Environment (IF = 10.8), 872, 162179.
  22. Yang, Y., Zhu, D.Z., Loewen, M.R., Ahmed, S., Zhang, W., Yan, H., van Duin, B., Mahmood, K. (2023). “Evaluation of pollutant removal efficiency of urban stormwater wet ponds and the application of machine learning algorithms.” Science of the Total Environment (IF = 10.8), 905, 167119.
  23. Zhou, Y., Tang, L., Zhang, W., Zhang, Y., Fang, L., and Zhang, T. (2023). “Iron carbon particle dosing for odor control in sewers: laboratory tests.” Environmental Research (IF = 8.4), 216, 114476.
  24. Sun, Z., Zhang, L., Dong, D., Zhang, W., and Guo, Z. (2023). “Coupled multimedia fate and bioaccumulation models for predicting fate of florfenicol and fluoroquinolones in water and fish organs in the seasonal ice-sealed reservoir.” J. Hazardous Materials (IF = 14.2), 458, 132063.
  25. Wang, Q., Li, P., Zhang, W., Cong, N., Xi, Y., Xiao, L., Wang, Y., and Yao, W. (2023). “Evaluating the cascade dam construction on endemic fish habitat and population status in spawning sites of Lancang River (in Tibet), China.” Ecological Modelling (IF = 3.1), 483, 110450.
  26. Sun, H., Zhang, L., Dong, D., Zhang, W., and Guo, Z. (2023). “Freezing degradation of the anticonvulsant oxcarbazepine by bromate in water ice under sunlight irradiation.” Science of the Total Environment (IF = 10.8), 894, 165014
  27. Qi, B., Chen, T., Zhang, T., Jiang, R., Zhang, W., and Li, X. (2023). “A novel continuous all-weather photo-electric synergistic treatment system for refractory organic compounds and its application in degrading enrofloxacin.” Chemosphere (IF = 8.9), 329, 138632.
  28. Wang, Q., Han, Y., Li, P., Zhang, W., Wang, Y., Xi, Y., and Yao, W. (2023). “Ecohydraulic Modelling to Evaluate Cascade Dam Construction Impact and Support Fish Habitat Restoration.” Ecological Engineering (IF = 4.0), 192, 106974.
  29. Ijaz, U., Baki, A.B.M., Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Zhang, W., and Christian, A.D. (2023). “The Effects of Large Roughness Elements on the In-stream Transport and Retention of Polystyrene Microplastics.” Scientific Reports (IF = 5.0), 13, 6522.
  30. Zhou, K, Maugard, V., Zhang, W., Zhou, J., Zhang, X. (2023). “Effects of Gas Type, Oil, Salts and Detergent on Formation and Stability of Air and Carbon Dioxide Bubbles Produced by Using a Nanobubble Generator.” Nanomaterials (IF = 5.7), 13(9), 1496.
  31. Wang, Q., Han Y., Bao, X., Li, P., Li, Y., Zhang, W., Yao, W. (2023). “Fish entrainment model for decision support in ecosystem management: a case study from China’s Maling Reservoir.” Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology (IF = 3.0), in press.
  32. Yan, H., Zhu, D.Z., Loewen, M.R., Zhang, W., Liang, S., Ahmed, S., van Duin, B., Mahmood, K., and Zhao, S. (2023). “Impact of rainfall characteristics on urban stormwater quality using data mining framework.” Science of the Total Environment (IF = 10.8), 862, 160689.
  33. Yu, Z., Yao, W., Loewen, M.R., Li, X., and Zhang, W.* (2022). “Incipient Motion of Exposed Microplastics in an Open-channel Flow.” Environmental Science & Technology (IF = 11.4), 56(20), 14498-14506.
  34. Tang, P., Chen, L., Zhang, W., and Zhou, Y. (2022). “Bioclogging alleviation for constructed wetland based on the interaction among biofilm growth and hydrodynamics.” Environmental Science and Pollution Research (IF = 5.2), 30, 18755-18763.
  35. Zhang, H., and Zhang, W.* (2022). “Numerical simulation of bubbly jets in crossflow using OpenFOAM.” Physics of Fluids (IF = 5.0), 34, 123305
  36. Yu, Y., Zhou, Y., Guo, Z., van Duin, B., and Zhang, W.* (2022). “A New LID Spatial Allocation Optimization System at Neighborhood Scale: Integrated SWMM with PICEA-g using MATLAB as the Platform.” Science of the Total Environment (IF = 10.8), 831, 154843
  37. White, K., She, Y., and Zhang, W. (2022). “A Comparison of Shear Stress Estimation Methods for a Single Geobag on a Rough Bed.” Geotextiles and Geomembranes (IF = 5.8), 50(6), 1230-1243.
  38. Bao, M., Li, P., Han, Y., Zhang, W., Li, Y., and Yao, W., (2022). “Using a fish entrainment model assistant in a reservoir operation.” J. Hydroinformatics (IF = 3.1), 24 (4): 765–782.
  39. Peng, X., He, Y., Zhao, Y., and Zhang, W. (2022). “A novel pre-dilution, swirling jet diffuser to enhance effluent mixing: hydrodynamics and dilution performance.” J. Hydro-environment Research (IF = 2.7), 45, 1-14.
  40. Ahmed, S., Loewen M.R., Zhang, W., Ghobrial, T.R., Zhu, D.Z., Mahmood, K., and van Duin, B. (2022). “Field observations of stratification in stormwater wet ponds.” J. Environmental Management (IF = 8.9), 322, 115988.
  41. Tang, P., Xu, H., Zhang, W., Zhu, Y., and Zhou, Y. (2022). “Fluid transport in porous media based on differences in filter media morphology and biofilm growth in bioreactors.” Environmental Research (IF = 8.4), 219, 115122.
  42. Qi, B., Liu, Z., Qi, J., Wang, Q., Zhang, W., and Li, X. (2022). “A novel 2D-WO3/cellulose acetate film: Photocatalytic performance in continuous baffled photo-reactor under real solar irradiation.” J. Water Process Engineering (IF = 7.3), 47, 102739
  43. Zhou, Y., Zheng, W., Zhang, W., Zhang, Y., and Fang, L. (2022). “Effective removal of Sb(V) from aqueous solutions by electrocoagulation with composite scrap iron‑manganese as an anode.” Environmental Science and Pollution Research (IF = 5.2), 29, 58088-58096.
  44. Zhang, H., Zhang, W., and Yin, Z. (2022). “Hydrodynamic and dissolved oxygen transport characteristics of an upper and lower water exchange device with regular waves.” Ocean Eng. (IF = 4.4), 249,110916.
  45. Wang, L., Zhang, L., Feng, B., Hua, X., Li, Y., Zhang, W., and Guo, Z. (2022). “The pH dependence of enoxacin binding to ferrihydrite: Effect of fluorinated substituent.” Science of the Total Environment (IF = 10.8), 823, 153707.
  46. Yu, Z., Yang, G., and Zhang, W.* (2022). “A New Model for the Terminal Settling Velocity of Microplastics.” Marine Pollution Bulletin (IF = 7.0), 176,113449.
  47. Li, M., Zamyadi, A. Zhang, W., Dumee, L. and Gao, L. (2022). “Algae-based water treatment: a promising and sustainable approach.” J. Water Process Engineering (IF = 7.3), 46, 102630.
  48. Zhang, L., Du, S., Liu, D., Dong, D., Zhang, W., and Guo, Z. (2022). “Antibiotics in fish caught from ice-sealed waters: Spatial and species variations, tissue distribution, bioaccumulation, and human health risk.” Science of the Total Environment (IF = 10.8), 821, 153354.
  49. Yan, H., Fernandeza, A., Zhu, D. Z., Zhang, W., Loewen, M. R., Chen, L., Zhao, S., Mahmood K., van Duin, B., and Jia, H. (2022). “Land cover based simulation of urban stormwater runoff and pollutant loading.” J. Environmental Management (IF = 8.9), 303, 114147.
  50. Xu, L., Zhao, Z., Yan, Z., Zhou, G., Zhang, W., Wang, Y., and Li, X. (2022). “Defense pathways of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii under silver nanoparticle stress: extracellular biosorption, internalization and antioxidant genes.” Chemosphere (IF = 8.9), 291, 132764.
  51. Li, P., Zhang, W.*, Burnett, N.J., Zhu, D. Z., and Hinch S.G. (2021). “Evaluating dam water release strategies for migrating adult salmon using computational fluid dynamic modeling and biotelemetry.” Water Resources Research (IF = 6.2), DOI: 10.1029/2020WR028981.
  52. Yan, Z., Xu, L. Zhang, W., Yang, G., Zhao, Z., Wang, Y., and Li, X. (2021). “Comparative toxic effects of microplastics and nanoplastics on Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: growth inhibition, oxidative stress, and cell morphology.” J. Water Process Engineering (IF = 7.3), 43, 102291.
  53. van Duin, B., Zhu, D. Z., Zhang, W., Muir, R., Johnston, C., Kipkie, C., and Rivard, G. (2021). “Towards more resilient urban stormwater management systems - bridging the gap from theory to implementation”. Frontiers in Water (IF = 2.9), 3, 671059.
  54. Zhao, Z., Xu, L., Wang, Y., Li, B., Zhang, W., and Li, X. (2021). “Toxicity mechanism of silver nanoparticles to Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: photosynthesis, oxidative stress, membrane permeability, and ultrastructure analysis.” Environmental Science and Pollution Research (IF = 5.2), 28:15032-15042.
  55. Wang, Q., Zhang, W., Hu, X., Xu, L., Chen, G., and Li., X. (2021). “Hollow spherical WO3/TiO2 heterojunction for enhancing photocatalytic performance in visible-light.” J. Water Process Engineering (IF = 7.3), 40, 101943.
  56. Guo, S., Chen L, Chen, G, Zhang, W., and Ma, Y. (2021). “Experimental study on the hydraulic performances of continuous transverse grates”. ASCE J. Irrigation & Drainage Eng. (IF = 2.0), 147(9): 06021007.
  57. Chi, W., Zhang, X., Zhang, W. *, Bao, X., Liu, Y., Liu, J., and Zhang, Y. (2020). “Impact of tidally induced residual circulations on Impact of tidally induced residual circulations on chemical oxygen demand (COD) distribution in Laizhou Bay, China.” Marine Pollution Bulletin (IF = 7.0), 151, 110811.
  58. Zhang, L., Du, S., Zhang, X., Lyu, G., Dong, D., Hua, X., Zhang, W., and Guo, Z. (2020). “Occurrence, distribution, and ecological risk of pharmaceuticals in a seasonally ice-sealed river: From ice formation to melting.” J. Hazardous Materials (IF = 14.2), 389, 122083.
  59. Zhang, X., Wang, H., Zhou, F., and Zhang, W. (2020). “Exploring the dynamics of Cu transported from the Yangtze River to the East China Sea.” Marine Pollution Bulletin (IF = 7.0), 156, 111250.
  60. Pan, G., Wang, B., Guo, S., Zhang, W., and Edwini-Bonsu, S. (2020). “Statistical analysis of sewer odour based on 10-year complaint data.” Water Science and Technology (IF = 2.4), 81 (6), 1221-1230.
  61. Sun, L., Zhang, W., and Zhu, D. Z. (2020). “Emission of hydrogen sulfide from falling sewage drops in drop structures.” ASCE J. Environ. Eng. (IF = 2.5), 146 (12), 1221–1230.
  62. Bett, N.N., Hinch, S.G., et al., Zhang, W., and Zhu, D. Z. (2020). “Using an integrative research approach to improve fish migrations in regulated rivers: a case study on pacific salmon in the Seton River, Canada.” Hydrobiologia (IF = 2.8), 849, 385-405.
  63. Zhou, Y., Hu, B, Zhang, W., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y., and Zhang., T. (2020). “The nitrous oxide emission from the stormwater biofilters in dry and wet events”. Environmental Research (IF = 8.4), 191, 110137.
  64. Wang, Q, Li, B, Zhang, P, Zhang, W., Hu, X., and Li, X. (2020). “2D black phosphorus and tungsten trioxide heterojunction for enhancing photocatalytic performance in visible light”. RSC Adv. (IF = 4.0), 10, 27538-27551.
  65. Wang, Y.X., Yin, Z.G., Zhang, W.*, and Zhu, D.Z. (2019). “Computational study of bubbly jets in stagnant water.” Journal of Hydrodynamics (IF = 3.0), 31(5): 1021-1033.
  66. Ma, Y., Zhu, D.Z., Zhang, W., and Edwini-Bonsu, S. (2019). “Field monitoring and design optimization of dropshafts with air circulation pipes.” Journal of Hydro-environment Research (IF = 2.7), 22: 57-69.
  67. Guo, S, Qian, Y., Zhu, D.Z., Zhang, W., and Edwini-Bonsu, S. (2018). “Effects of drop structures and pump station on sewer air pressure and hydrogen sulfide: field investigation.” ASCE J. Environ. Eng. (IF = 2.5), 144(3): 04018011.
  68. Baki, A.B.M., Zhang, W., Zhu, D.Z., and Rajaratnam, N. (2017). “Flow structures in the vicinity of a submerged boulder within a boulder array.” ASCE J. Hydraul. Eng. (IF = 2.8), 143(5): 04016104.
  69. Qian, Y, Zhu, D. Z., Zhang, W., Rajaratnam, N., Edwini-Bonsu, S., Steffler, P. (2017). “Air movement induced by water flow with a hydraulic jump in changing slope pipes.” ASCE J. Hydraul. Eng. (IF = 2.8), 143(4): 04016092.
  70. Zhang, W., Zhu, D.Z., Rajaratnam, N., Edwini-Bonsu, S., Fiala, J., and Pelz, W. (2016). “Use of air circulation pipes in deep dropshafts for reducing air induction into sanitary sewers.” ASCE J. Environ. Eng. (IF = 2.5), 142(4), 04015092.
  71. Zhang, W., and Zhu, D.Z. (2015). “Far-field properties of aerated water jets in air.” International Journal of Multiphase Flow (IF = 4.0), 76, 158–167.
  72. Zhang, W., Liu, M., Zhu, D.Z., and Rajaratnam, N. (2014). “Mean and turbulent bubble velocities in free hydraulic jumps for small to intermediate Froude numbers.” ASCE J. Hydraul. Eng. (IF = 2.8), 140(11), 04014055.
  73. Zhang, W., and Zhu, D.Z. (2014). “Trajectories of air-water bubbly jets in crossflows.” ASCE J. Hydraul. Eng. (IF = 2.8), 140(7), 06014011.
  74. Zhang, W., and Zhu, D.Z. (2013). “Bubble characteristics of air-water bubbly jets in crossflow.” International Journal of Multiphase Flow (IF =4.0), 55, 156-171.
  75. Zhang, W., Rajaratnam, N, and Zhu, D.Z. (2012). “Chapter 7 Transport with Jets and Plumes of Chemicals in the Environment”, Transport and Fate of Chemicals in the Environment. Springer, NY, USA, pp 141-174.
  76. Zhang, W., and Zhu, D.Z. (2011). “Transverse mixing in an unregulated natural river.” ASCE J. Hydraul. Eng. (IF = 2.8), 137(11), 1426-1440.
  77. Zhang, W., and Zhu, D.Z. (2011). “Near-field mixing downstream of a multiport diffuser in a shallow river.” ASCE J. Environ. Eng. (IF = 2.5), 137(4), 230-240.
  78. Tian, Q., Wang, P. F., Ouyang, P., Wang, C., and Zhang, W. (2009). “Purification of eutrophic water with five submerged hydrophytes” (in Chinese). Water Resources Protection, 25(1), 14-17
  79. Wang, C., Zhang, W.*, Wang, P. F., and Hou, J. (2007). “Removal of nitrogen and phosphorus in eutrophic water by Jussiaea stipulacea Ohwi (in Chinese).” Environ. Sci. (EI), 28(5), 48-54
  80. Wang, C., Zhu, P., Wang, P. F., and Zhang, W. (2006). “Effects of aquatic vegetation on flow in the Nansi Lake and its flow velocity modeling.” J. Hydrodynamics (IF = 3.0), 18 (6): 640-648.

Teaching

I teach the following courses:

  • Civ E 331 Applied Hydraulics (it includes two exciting and practical designs - drinking water piping system and sanitary sewer system)
  • Civ E 431 Water Resources Engineering
  • Civ E 435 Environmental Fluid Mechanics
  • Civ E 739 Advanced Topics in Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics (focusing on Open Channel Flow)
  • Civ E 635 Environmental Fluid Mechanics


Announcements

My research team is constantly seeking energetic, talented students. The team very welcomes your applications. Minimum requirements: (1) GPA > 80 (out of 100); and (2) at least one paper in decent journals for PhD applicants. 

Due to the large number of applicants, I am not able to get back to each applicant. My sincere apology! Thank you for your understanding.