Jiajie Xu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

​Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests

​My research focuses on improving a bioprocess to produce and extract carboxylates from organic-rich waste streams via chain elongation. I am also interested in converting CO2 into valuable products by electrochemical technology.​


  • Ph.D., Engineering, China Agricultural University, China, 2014
  • M.S., Food Science and Engineering, Ningbo University, China, 2010
  • B.S., Food Science and Engineering, Yunnan Agriculture University, China, 2007

Professional Profile

  • 2017- Present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014-2017: Postdoctoral fellow, Cornell University, USA
  • 2012-2017: Visiting Fellow, Cornell University, USA

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)​
  • Division of Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE)​

Research Interests Keywords

Wastewater Treatment1 Electrochemical technology Anaerobic digestion/fermentation Resource recovery technology