Wenxiang Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests

  • Dynamic filtration theory and technology;
  • Fouling control for membrane bioreactor;
  • Preparation and application of multifunctional membrane materials;
  • Aerobic granular sludge

Selected Publications

  • Biomimetic Dynamic Membrane for Aquatic Dye Removal,
    W Chen, J Mo, X Du, Z Zhang, W Zhang*, Water Research, 151 (2019) 243-251. 
  • Aerobic Granular Sludge (AGS) Scouring to Mitigate Membrane Fouling: Performance, Hydrodynamic Mechanism and Contribution Quantification Model, 
    W Zhang, W Liang, Z Zhang, T Hao, Water Research 188 (2021) 116518
  • Gravity-driven biomimetic membrane (GDBM): An ecological water treatment technology for water purification in the open natural water system,
    Z Zhu, Z Chen, X Luo, W Zhang*, S Meng, Chemical Engineering Journal, 399 (2020) 125650. 
  • Leaf protein concentration of alfalfa juice by membrane technology, 
    W Zhang, N Grimi, M Y. Jaffrin, L Ding,
    Journal of Membrane Science, 489 (2015) 183-193.


Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Technology of Compiegne, France, 2016

Professional Profile

  • 2021-Present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2019-2021: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Macau, China

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Dynamic filtration Membrane material Water purification Aerobic Granular Sludge