Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

  1. Loeb, S.K., Alvarez, P.J.J., Brame, J.A., Cates, E.L., Choi, W.Y., Crittenden, J., Dionysiou, D.D., Li, Q., Li-Puma, G., Quan, X., Sedlak, D., Waite, T.D., Westerhoff, P., Kim, J.H. The Technology Horizon for Photocatalytic Water Treatment: Sunrise or Sunset. Environmental Science and Technology (In press)
  2. Jain, A., Weather, C., Kim, J., Meyer, M.D., Walker, S., Li, Q. and Verduzco, R. Self Assembled, Sulfonated Pentablock Copolymer Cation Exchange Coatings for Membrane Capacitive Deionization. Mol. Syst., Des. Eng., 2019 (00): 1-9. (DOI: 10.1039/c8me00115d)
  3. Zin, G., Wu, J., Rezzadori, K., Petrus, J.C.C., Di Cluccio, M. and Li, Q.* Modification of Hydrophobic Commercial PVDF Microfiltration Membranes into Superhydrophilic Membranes by the Mussel-Inspired Method with Dopamine and Polyethyleneimine. Separation and Purification Technology, 2019, 212: 641-649.
  4. Su, H., Yu, C., Zhou, Y., Gong, L., Li, Q., Alvarez, P.J.J. and Long, M. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship for the Oxidation of Aromatic Organic Contaminants in Water by TAML/H2O2. Water Research, 2018, 140: 354-363.
  5. Yu, P., Zaleski, A., Li, Q., He, Y., Mapili, C., Pruden, A., Alvarez, P.J.J., Stadler, L.B. Elevated Pathogenic Indicator Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance Genes after Hurricane Harvey’s Flooding in Houston. Environmental Science and Technology Letters, 2018, 5(8): 481-486.
  6. Qi, L., Song, C., Wang, T., Li, Q., Hirasaki, G.J. and Verduzco, R. Polymer Coated Nanoparticles for Reversible Emulsification and Recovery of Heavy Oil. Langmuir, 2018, 34: 6522 – 6528.
  7. Zuo, K., Kim, J., Jain, A., Wang, T., Verduzco, R., Long, M. and Li, Q.* Novel Composite Electrodes for Selective Removal of Sulfate by the Capacitive Deionization Process. Environmental Science & Technology, 2018, 52: 9486 – 9494.
  8. Li, M., Yang, Y., He, Y., Mathieu, J., Yu, C., Li, Q., Alvarez, P.J.J. Detection and Cell Sorting of Pseudonocardia Species by Fluorescence in situ Hybridization and Flow Cytometry Using 16s rRNA-Targeted Oligonucleotide Probes. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2018, 102(7): 3375-3386.
  9. Lee, C.G., Javed, H., Zhang, D., Kim, J., Westerhoff, P., Li, Q., Alvarez, P.J.J.* Porous Electrospun Fibers Embedding TiO2 for Adsorption and Photocatalytic Degradation of Water Pollutants. Environmental Science and Technology, 2018, (Article ASAP, DOI: 1021/acs.est.7b06508)
  10. Liu, H., Gu, X., Wei, C., Fu, H., Alvarez, P.J.J., Li, Q., Zheng, S., Qu, X., Zhu, D. Threshold Concentrations of Silver Ions Exist for the Sun-light Induced Formation of Silver Nanoparticles in the Presence of Natural Organic Matter. Environmental Science & Technology, 2018, 52: 4040 – 4050.
  11. Jain, A., Kim, J., Owoseni, O.M., Weaters, C., Caña, D., Zuo, K., Walker, W.S., Li, Q.*, and Verduzco, R.* Aqueous-Processed, High-Capacity Electrodes for Membrane Capacitive Deionization. Environmental Science & Technology, 2018, 52(10): 5859 – 5867.
  12. Yu, C., Wu, J., Zin, G., Di Luccio, M., Wen, D. and Li, Q.* D-Tyrosine Loaded Nanocomposite Membranes for Environmentally-Friendly, Long-Term Biofouling Control. Water Research, 2018, 130: 105-114.
  13. Zheng, L., Xu, X., M. Long and Li, Q. Humic Acid Mediated Visible Light Degradation of Phenol on Phosphate-modified and Nafion-modified TiO2 Chinese Journal of Catalysis. 2017 (38): 2076 – 2084. DOI: 10.1016/S1872-2067(17)62951-6.
  14. Guo, X.*, Yun, H., Zhang, M., Li, Q., Zhou, Q., Shao, H., Hu, W., Li, C., Fan, S. Adsorption of Low-Molecular-Weight Amines in Aqueous Solutions to Zeolites: An Approach to Impeding Low-Molecular-Weight Amines from Regenerating N-Nitrosamines. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2017, 56(42): 12024 – 12031. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b01948.
  15. Hu, P.D., Su, H.R., Chen, Z.Y., Yu, C.Y., Li, Q., Zhou, B.X., Alvarez, P.J.J., and Long, M.C.* Selective Degradation of Organic Pollutants Using an Efficient Metal-Free Catalyst Derived from Carbonized Polypyrrole via Peroxymonosulfate Activation. Environmental Science and Technology. 2017, 51(19): 11288 – 11296.
  16. Wu, J., Zodrwo, K.R., Szemraj, P., and Li, Q.* Photothermal Nanocomposite Membranes for Direct Solar Membrane Distillation. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5(45): 23712-23719.
  17. Xu, F., Zeng, Q., Alvarez, P.J.J., Li, Q., Qu, X.* and Zhu, D. Aggregation Behavior of Dissolved Black Carbon: Implications for Vertical Mass Flux and Fractionation in Aquatic Systems. Environmental Science & Technology, 2017, 51(23): 13723-13732.
  18. Zodrow, K.R., Li, Q.*, Buono, R.M., Chen, W., Daigger, G.T., Dueñas-Osorio, L., Jiang, G., Kim, J-H, Logan, B.R., Sedlak, D.L., Westerhoff, P., and Alvarez, P.J.J. Enabling Integrated Urban Water Management: Advanced Materirals, Technologies and Systems Analyses. Environmental Science & Technology, 2017, 51(18): 10274 – 10281 (Feature article)
  19. Dongare, P.D., Alabastri, A., Pedersen, S., Zodrow, K.R., Hogan, N.J., Neumann, O., Wu, J., Wang, T., Deshmukh, A., Elimelech, M., Li, Q.*, Nordlander, P., Halas, N.J.* Nanophotonics –Enabled Solar Membrane Distillation for Off-grid Water Purification. PNAS, 2017, 114 (27): 6936-6941. (doi:10.1073/pnas.1701835114)
  20. Liu, H., Gao, H., Long, M., Fu, H., Alvarez, P.J.J., Li, Q., Zheng, S., Qu, X.*, Zhu, D. Sunlight Promotes Fast Release of Hazardous Cadmium from Commercial Cadmium Pigment, Environmental Science & Technology, 2017, 51(12): 6877–6886
  21. Sun,Y., Wang, Y., Xue, N. Yu, C., Meng, Y., Gao, B. and Li, Q. The effect of DOM on Floc Formation and Membrane Fouling in Coagulation/Ultrafiltration Process for Treating TiO2 Nanoparticles in Various Aquatic Media. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2017, 316: 429-437.
  22. Long M., Brame, J., Qin, F., Bao, J., Li, Q.* and Alvarez, P.J.J.* Phosphate Changes Effect of Humic Acid on TiO2 Photocatalysis: From Inhibition to Mitigation of Electron-Hole Recombination. Environmental Science & Technology, 2017, 51: 514-521.
  23. Wu, J., Yu, C. and Li, Q.* Novel Regenerable Antimicrobial Nanocomposite Membranes: Effect of Silver Loading and Valence State. Journal of Membrane Science, 2017, 531: 68-76.
  24. Monzon, O., Yang, Y., Kim, J., Heldenbrand, A., Li, Q. and Alvarez, P.J.J.* Microbial Fuel Cell Fed by Barnett Shale Produced Water: Power Production by Hypersaline Autochthonous Bacteria and Coupling to a Desalination (Capacitive Deionization) Unit. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 2017, 117: 87-91.
  25. Torres, J.M.*, Duenas-Osorio, L., Li, Q. and Yazdani, A. Exploring Topological Effects on Water Distribution System Performance Using Graph Theory and Statistical Models. ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 2017, 143(1): 04016068-1 – 04016068-16.
  26. Westerhoff, P.*, Alvarez, P.J.J., Li, Q., Gardea-Torresdey, , Zimmerman, J. Overcoming Implementation Barriers for Nanotechnology in Drinking Water Treatment. Environmental Science: Nano. 2016, 3, 1241-1253.
  27. Buono, R.M.*, Zodrow, K., Alvarez, P.J.J. and Li, Q. A New Frontier in Texas: Managing and Regulating Brackish Groundwater. Water Policy. 2016, 18: 727-749.
  28. Meng, Y., Wang, Y.*, Han, Q., Xue, N., Sun, Y., Gao, B. and Li, Q. Trihalomethane (THM) Formation from Synergic Disinfection of Bio-treated Municipal Wastewater: Effect of UV irradiation and Titanium Dioxide Photocatalysis on Dissolved Organic Matter Fractions. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2016, 303: 252-260.
  29. Yang, Y., Flatebo, C., Liang, J., Dong, P., Yuan, J., Wang, T., Chen, W., Wu, J., Ajayan, P.M., Ci, L., Li, Q. and Lou, J.* Towards Methyl Orange Degradation by Direct Sunlight Using Coupled TiO2 Nanoparticles and Carbonized Cotton T-Shirt. Applied Materials Today. 2016, 3: 57-62.
  30. Fu, H., Liu, H., Mao, J., Chu, W., Li, Q., Alvarez, P.J.J., Qu, X.* and Zhu, D. Photochemistry of Dissolved Black Carbon Released from Biochar: Reactive Oxygen Species Generation and Phototransformation. Environmental Science & Technology. 2016, 50 (3): 1218–1226.
  31. Yu, C., Li, X., Zhang, N., Liu, C., Wen, D. and Li, Q.* Inhibition of Biofilm Formation by D-Tyrosine: Effect of Bacterial Type and D-Tyrosine Concentration. Water Research. 2016, 92: 173-179.
  32. Monzon, O., Yang, Y., Li, Q. and Alvarez, P.J.J.* Quorum Sensing Autoinducers Enhance Biofilm Formation and Power Production in an Axenic Hypersaline Microbial Fuel Cell. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 2016, 109: 222-227.
  33. Brame, J., Long, M., Li, Q., and Alvaerz, P.J.J.* Inhibitory effect of natural organic matter or other background constituents on photocatalytic oxidation processes: mechanistic model development and validation. Water Research. 2015, 84: 362-371.
  34. Jung, S-K., Qu, X., Aleman-Meza, B., Wang, T., Riepe, C., Zheng, L., Li, Q.* and Zhong, W.* Multi-endpoint, high-throughput study of nanomaterial toxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans. Environmental Science & Technology. 2015, 49(4): 2477-2485.
  35. Wu, J., Yu, C. and Li, Q.* Regenerable antimicrobial activity in polyamide thin film nano-composite membranes, Journal of Membrane Science. 2015, 476: 119-127.
  36. Guo, X.*, Li, Q., Zhang, M., Long, M., Kong, L., Zhou, Q., Shao, H. and Wei T. Enhanced photocatalytic performance of N-nitrosodimethylamine on TiO2 nanotube based on the role of singlet oxygen. Chemosphere. 2015, 120C: 521-526.
  37. Monzon, O., Yang, Y., Yu, C., Li, Q. and Alvarez, P.J.J.* Microbial fuel cells under extreme salinity: performance and microbial analysis. Environmental Chemistry. 2015, 12(3): 293.
  38. Farrell, J.S., Fortner, J., Work, S., Avendano, C., Gonzalez-Pech, N., Araiza, R.Z., Li, Q., Alvarez, P.J.J., Colvin, V., Kan, A., Tomson, M.* Arsenic Removal by Nanoscale Magnetite in Guanajuato, Mexico. Environmental Engineering Science. 2014, 31(7): 393-402.
  39. Yu, C., Ma, J., Zhang, J., Lou, J., Wen, D., Li, Q.* Modulating Particle Adhesion with Micro-patterned Surfaces. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 2014, 6(11): 8199-8207.
  40. Mauter, M.S.*, Alvarez, P.J.J., Burton, A., Cafaro, D.C., Chen, W., Gregory, K.B., Jiang, G.B., Li, Q., Pittock, J., Reible, D., Schnoor, J. Regional Variation in Water-Related Impacts of Shale Gas Development and Implications for Emerging International Plays. Environmental Science & Technology, 2014, 48(15): 8298-8306.
  41. Brame, J., Long, M., Li, Q., Alvarez, P.J.J.* Trading Oxidation Power for Efficiency: Differential Inhibition of Photo-Generated Hydroxyl Radicals versus Singlet Oxygen. Water Research, 2014, 60: 259-266.
  42. Gu, L., Li, Q., Quan, X.*, Cen, Y. and Jiang, X. Comparison of Nanosilver Removal by Flocculent and Granular Sludge and Short- and Long-term Inhibition Impacts. Water Research, 2014, 58: 62-70.
  43. Wu, J., Contreras, A.E. and Li, Q.* Studying the Impact of RO Membrane Surface Functional Groups on Alginate Fouling in Seawater Desalination. Journal of Membrane Science. 2014, 458: 120-127.
  44. Si, X., Quang, X.*, Li, Q. and Wu, Y. Effect of D-amino Acids and Norspermidine on the Disassembly of Large, Old-aged Microbial Aggregates. Water Research, 2014, 54: 247-253.
  45. Wang, S., Liu, C. and Li, Q.* Impact of Polymer Flocculants on Treated Water Quality in Surface Water Treatment by Coagulation-Microfiltration. Separation Science and Technology. 2014, 49(5): 682-690.
  46. Brame, J., Fattori, V., Clarke, R., Mackeyev, Y., Wilson, L.J., Li, Q. and Alvarez, P.J.J.* Water disinfection using nanotechnology for safer irrigation: A demonstration project in Swaziland. Environmental Engineer and Scientist: Applied Research and Practice. 2014, 16: 1-9.
  47. Huang, X.*, Xue, J.J., Li, Q., Tang, Y.C. Desorption of metals from aquifer soil during infiltration of low ionic strength water by pH effect. Asian Journal of Chemistry. 2014, 26(5): 1271-1274.
  48. Qu, X., Brame, J. Li, Q.* and Alvarez, P.J.J.* Nanotechnology for a Safe and Sustainable Water Supply: Enabling Integrated Water Treatment and Reuse. Accounts of Chemical Research. 2013, 46(3): 834-843.
  49. Wiesner M.*, Li, Q., Burgess, J., Kaeji, R., Dixon, D. Progress towards the responsible application of nanotechnology for water treatment. Water Research. 2013, 47(12): 3865.
  50. Qu, X, Alvarez, P.J.J. and Li, Q.* Photochemical Transformation of Carboxylated Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes: Role of Reactive Oxygen Species. Environmental Science & Technology. 2013, 47(24): 14080-14088.
  51. Liao, Y., Brame, J., Que, W., Xiu, Z., Xie, H., Li, Q., Fabian, M. and Alvarez, P.J.J.* Photocatalytic Generation of Multiple ROS Types Using Low-Temperature Crystallized Anodic TiO2 Nanotube Arrays. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 2013, 260: 434-441.
  52. Liga, M., Maguire-Boyle, S.J., Jafry, H.R., Barron, A.R. and Li, Q.* Silica Decorated TiO2 for Virus Inactivation in Drinking Water – Green Synthesis Method and Mechanisms of Enhanced Inactivation Kinetics. Environmental Science & Technology. 2013, 47(12): 6463–6470.
  53. Wang, S., Liu, C. and Li, Q.* Impact of Polymer Flocculants on Coagulation-Microfiltration of Surface Water. Water Research, 2013, 47(13): 4538-4546.
  54. Yazdani, A., Duenas-Osorio, L.* and Li, Q. A Scoring Mechanism to Support the Ranking of Complex Network Topology Robustness. Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. 2013, 18(10): 2722-2732.
  55. Qu, X., Alvarez, P.J.J. and Li, Q.* Applications of Nanotechnology in Water and Wastewater Treatment. Special Issue on Nanotechnology for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Water Research, 2013, 47: 3931-3946.
  56. Hwang, Y.S., Qu, X. and Li, Q.* The Role of Photochemical Transformations in the Aggregation and Deposition of Carboxylated Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Suspended in Water. Carbon, 2013, 55: 81-89.
  57. Wen, D.*, Zhang, N., Yu, C., Li, Q.Community Structure and Contaminant Degradation Function of Biofilm in Environmental Engineering Systems. Microbiology China.  41(7): 1394-1401, 2013.
  58. Qu, X., Alvarez, P.J.J. and Li, Q.* Impact of Sunlight and Humic Acid on the Deposition Kinetics of Aqueous Fullerene Nanoparticles (nC60). Environmental Science & Technology, 2012, 46: 13455-13462.
  59. Yu, C., Wu, J., Contreras, A.E. and Li, Q.* Control of Nanofiltration Membrane Biofouling by Pseudomonas aeruginosa Using D-Tyrosine. Journal of Membrane Science, 2012, 423–424 (15): 487-494.
  60. Maguire-Boyle, S.J., Liga, M.V., Li, Q.* and Barron, A.R.* Alumoxane/ferroxane nanoparticles for the removal of viral pathogens: the importance of surface functionality to nanoparticle activity. Nanoscale, 2012, 4: 5627-5632.
  61. Ma, J., Sun, Y., Gleichauf, K., Lou, J. and Li, Q.* Nanostructure on Taro Leaves Resists Fouling by Colloids and Bacteria under Submerged Conditions. Langmuir, 2011, 27: 10035-10040.
  62. Contreras, A.E., Steiner, Z., Jing, M., Kasher, R. and Li, Q.* Studying the Role of Common Membrane Surface Functionalities on Adsorption and Cleaning of Organic Foulants Using QCM-D. Environmental Science & Technology. 2011, 45 (15): 6309–6315.
  63. Brame, J., Li, Q. and Alvarez, P.J.J*. Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment and Reuse: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges for Developing Countries. Trends in Food Science and Technology, Special issue: Food nano applications. 2011, 618-624.
  64. Raciny, I., Zodrow, K.R., Li, D., Li, Q. and Alvarez, P.J.J*. Addition of a Magnetite Layer onto a Polysulfone Water Treatment Membrane to Enhance Virus Removal. Water Science and Technology. 2011, 63(10): 2346-2352.
  65. Jafry, H., Liga, M., Li, Q.* and Barron, A.R*. Simple Route to Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity of P25 Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles by Silica Addition. Environmental Science and Technology. 2011, 45(4): 1563-1568.
  66. Jafry, H., Liga, M., Li, Q.* and Barron, A.R*. Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNTs) as Templates for the Growth of TiO2: The Effect of Silicon in Coverage and the Positive and Negative Synergies for the Photocatalytic Degradation of Congo Red Dye. New Journal of Chemistry. 2011, 35(2): 400-406.
  67. Wang, S., Liu, X.S. and Li, Q.* Fouling of Microfiltration Membranes by Organic Polymer Coagulants and Flocculants: Controlling Factors and Mechanisms. Water Research, 2011, 45: 357-365.
  68. Liga, M.V., Bryant, E.L., Colvin, V.L. and Li, Q.* Virus Inactivation by Silver Doped Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles for Drinking Water Treatment. Water Research, 2011, 45(2): 535-544.
  69. Li, D., Fortner, J.D. Johnson, D.R., Chen, C., Li, Q., Alvarez, P.J.J*. Bioaccumulation of 14C60 by the Earthworm Eisenia foetida. Environmental Science & Technology. 2010, 44(23): 9170-9175.
  70. Hadduck, N.A., Hindagolla, V., Contreras, H.E., Li, Q. and Bakalinsky, A.T*. Does aqueous fullerene inhibit growth of Saccharomyces cerevisiae or E. coli? Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2010, 76(34): 8239-8242.
  71. Qu, X., Hwang, Y.S., Alvarez, P.J.J., Bouchard, D. and Li, Q.* UV Irradiation and Humic Acid Mediate Aggregation of Aqueous Fullerene (nC60) Nanoparticles. Environmental Science & Technology, 2010, 44(20): 7821-7826.
  72. Kong, L.L., Guo, X.Y.*, Zhou, Q.X., Li, Q., Hu, W.L. and Lu, J. Degradation Methods of NDMA in Surface and Drinking Water. Progress in Chemistry, 2010, 22(4): 734-739.
  73. Hwang, Y.S. and Li, Q.* Characterizing Photochemical Transformation of Aqueous nC60 under Environmentally Relevant Conditions. Environmental Science & Technology, 2010, 44(8): 3008-3013.
  74. Law, C.M.C., Li, X.Y. and Li, Q.* The Combined Colloid-Organic Fouling on Nanofiltration Membranes for Wastewater Treatment and Reuse. Separation Science & Technology, 2010, 45(7): 935-940.
  75. Kim, A.*, Contreras, A., Li, Q. and Rong, Y. Fundamental Mechanisms of Three-Component Combined Fouling with Experimental Verification. Langmuir, 2009, 25(14): 7815-7827.
  76. Li, Q.*, Xie, B., Hwang, Y.S. and Xu, Y. Kinetics of C60 Fullerene Dispersion in Water Enhanced by Natural Organic Matter and Sunlight. Environmental Science and Technology, 2009, 43(10): 3574-3579.
  77. Zodrow, K., Brunet, L., Mahendra, S., Li, D., Zhang, A., Li, Q. and Alvarez, P.J.J.* Polysulfone Ultrafiltration Membrane Impregnated with Silver Nanoparticles Show Improved Biofouling Resistance and Virus Removal. Water Research, 2009, 43(3): 715-723.
  78. Contreras, A., Kim, A. and Li, Q.* Combined Fouling Behavior of Nanofiltration Membranes: Mechanisms and Effect of Organic Matter. Journal of Membrane Science, 2009, 327(1-2): 87-95.
  79. Guo, X.*, Li, Q., Hu, W., and Liu, D. Ultrafiltration of Dissolved Organic Matter in Natural Water. Journal of Membrane Science, 2009, 327(1-2): 254-263.
  80. Li, Q.*, Mahendra, S., Lyon, D.Y., Brunet, L., Liga, M.L., Li, D. and Alvarez, P.J.J.* Antimicrobial Nanomaterials for Water Disinfection and Microbial Control: Potential Applications and Implications. Water Research, 2008, 42(18): 4591-4602.
  81. Li, D., Lyon, D., Li, Q. and Alvarez, P.J.J.* Effect of Natural Organic Matter on Antibacterial Activity of Fullerene Water Suspension. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2008, 27(9): 1888-1894.
  82. Xie, B., Xu, Z., Guo, W. and Li, Q.* Impact of Natural Organic Matter on the Physicochemical Properties of Aqueous C60 Environmental Science & Technology, 2008, 42(8): 2853-2859.
  83. Huang, X., Leal, M., and Li, Q.* Degradation of natural organic matter by TiO2 photocatalytic oxidation and its effect on fouling of low pressure membranes. Water Research, 2008, 42: 1142-1150.
  84. Li, Q.*, Xu, Z. and Pinnau, I. Fouling of Reverse Osmosis Membranes by Biopolymers in Wastewater Secondary Effluent: Role of Membrane Surface Properties and Initial Permeate Flux. Journal of Membrane Science, 2007, 290 (1-2): 173-181.
  85. Li, Q.* and Elimelech, M. Synergistic effects in Combined Fouling of a Loose Nanofiltration Membrane by Colloidal Material and Natural Organic Matter. Journal of Membrane Science, 2006, 278: 72-82.
  86. Ding, L., Mariñas, B.J., Schideman, L., Snoeyink, L.* and Li, Q. Competitive effects of natural organic matter: Parameterization and verification of the three-component adsorption model COMPSORB. Environmental Science & Technology, 2006, 40(1): 350-356.
  87. Escobar, I. C. et al. Committee Report: Recent Advances and Research Needs in Membrane Fouling. Journal of AWWA, 2005, Vol. 97(8): 79-89.
  88. Li, Q. and Elimelech, M.* Natural Organic Matter Fouling and Chemical Cleaning of Nanofiltration Membranes. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 2004, 4(5-6): 245–251.
  89. Li, Q., Mariñas, B. J., Snoeyink, V. L.* and Campos, C. Pore Blockage Effects on Atrazine Adsorption in a PAC/Membrane System. I: Model Development. Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 2004, Vol. 130(11): 1242-1252.
  90. Li, Q., Mariñas, B. J., Snoeyink, V. L.* and Campos, C. Pore Blockage Effects on Atrazine Adsorption in a PAC/Membrane System. II: Model Verification and Application. Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 2004, Vol. 130(11): 1253-1262.
  91. Li, Q. and Elimelech, M.* Organic Fouling and Chemical Cleaning of NOM-Fouled Nanofiltration Membranes: Measurements and Mechanisms. Environmental Science & Technology, 2004, Vol. 38(17): 4683-4693.
  92. Chen, J. C., Li, Q. and Elimelech, M.* In-situ Monitoring Techniques for Concentration Polarization and Fouling Phenomena in Membrane Filtration. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 2004, 107(2-3): 83-108.
  93. Li, Q., Snoeyink, V.L.*, Mariñas, B.J., and Campos, C. Pore Blockage Effect of NOM on Atrazine Adsorption Kinetics of PAC: the Roles of NOM Molecular Weight and PAC Pore Size Distribution. Water Research, 2003, Vol. 37(20): 4863-4872.
  94. Li, Q., Mariñas, B.J., Snoeyink, V.L.* and Campos, C. Three-Component Competitive Adsorption Model for Flow-Through PAC Systems. Part I: Model Development and Verification with a PAC/Membrane System. Environmental Science & Technology, 2003, Vol. 37(13): 2997-3004.
  95. Li, Q., Mariñas, B.J., Snoeyink, V.L.* and Campos, C. Three-Component Competitive Adsorption Model for Flow-Through PAC Systems. Part II: Model Application to a PAC/Membrane System. Environmental Science & Technology, 2003, Vol. 37(13): 3005-3011.
  96. Li, Q., Snoeyink, V.L.*, Mariñas, B.J. and Campos, C. Elucidating Competitive Adsorption Mechanisms of Atrazine and NOM Using Model Compounds. Water Research. 2003, Vol. 37(4): 773-784.
  97. Li, Q., Snoeyink, V.L.*, Campos, C. and Mariñas, B. J. Displacement Effect of NOM on Atrazine Adsorption by PACs with Different Pore Size Distributions. Environmental Science & Technology. 2002, Vol. 36 (8): 1510-1515.
  98. Hao, J.*, Zhou, X., Fu, L., and Li, Q. Sulfuric Deposition Modeling Research in the East Part of China: Model Application, China Environmental Science [1], 1996, Vol. 16 (5): 345-349.
  99. Zhou, X.*, Hao, J. Fu, L., and Li, Q. Sulfuric Deposition Modeling Research in the East Part of China: Model Development and Performance Analysis. China Environmental Science i, 1996, Vol. 16 (4): 241-245.

Peer reviewed conference papers

  1. Yazdani, A.*, Duenas-Osorio, L. and Li, Q. Analysis of Water Distribution Network Topology to Support Vulnerability Assessment. The 2012 PSAM11 & ESREL Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment, June 25-29, 2012, Helsinki, Finland.
  2. Yazdani, A.*, Duenas-Osorio, L. and Li, Q. Network topology analysis to support optimal design and performance of water distribution systems. The 14th ASCE Water Distribution System Analysis Conference, September 24-27, 2012, Adelaide, Australia.
  3. Wang, S., Liu, X. and Li, Q.* Effect of Polymer Flocculants on Microfiltration Membrane Flux. Proceedings of the 2009 IWA Membrane Technology Conference. Beijing, China, September 1-4, 2009.
  4. Contreras, A.E., Kim, A. and Li, Q.* Investigating Combined Fouling of Colloid and Organic Macromolecules on Nanofiltration and Reverse Osmosis Membranes. Proceedings of the 2009 IWA Membrane Technology Conference. Beijing, China, September 1-4, 2009.
  5. Hale, J.S., Harris, A., Li, Q., and Houchens, B.C.* The Fluid Mechanics of Membrane Filtration. Proceedings of 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. Seattle, Washington, November 11-15, 2007.

Book Chapters

  1. Mahendra, S., Li, Q., Lyon, D. Y., Brunet, L. and Alvarez, P. J. J. Nanotechnology Enabled Water Disinfection and Microbial Control: Merits and Limitations. In Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water, Diallo et al., Ed., William Andrew Publishing: 2008.
  2. Snoeyink, V. L., Campos, C., Li, Q., Schideman, L. and Marinãs, B. J. Application of Powdered Activated Carbon in the Floc Blanket Reactor/Ultrafiltration Process. In Water Research and Water Supply in the 21st Century, Watanabe, Y. and Funamizu, N., Ed., Hokkaido University Press, Sapporo, Japan, 2003: 157-165.

Published Technical Reports

  1. Qu, X., Alvarez, P.J.J., Choi, Y.-C., Conlon, W., Li, Q.* Review of Nanomaterial Research and Relevance for Water Reuse. 2013, WRF 10-13, WateReuse Foundation.
  2. Huang, X. and Li, Q.* Leaching of Metals from Aquifer Soils during Infiltration of Low Ionic Strength Reclaimed Water: Determination of Kinetics and Potential Mitigation Strategies. 2009. WRF 06-005, WateReuse Foundation. ISBN: 978-1-934183-25-0
  3. Li, Q.* and Kegley, L. Assessing the Effectiveness and Environmental Impacts of Using Natural Flocculants to Manage Turbidity. 2006. State Planning and Research Project Number 615, Oregon Department of Transportation Research Group.


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