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Dr. Wenchao Xue

Associate Professor
Environmental Engineering Management, Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Change

Ph.D. (2013) Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan M.E. (2010)

Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, China B.E. (2008) Water Supply and

Sewage System Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

  • Environmental membrane and electrochemical technologies
  • Resources/energy productive wastewater treatment
  • Monitoring and elimination of environmental emerging contaminants
  • Sustainable watershed management
  1. S. Meng, R. Wang, K. Zhang, X. Meng, W. Xue, H. Liu, D. Liang, Q. Zhao, Y. Liu (2021). Transparent exopolymer particles (TEP)-associated protobiofilm: A neglected contributor to biofouling during membrane filtration, Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering, in press. Publisher: Springer,
  2. T.A. Kurniawan, R. Avtar, D. Singh, W. Xue, M.H.D. Othman, G.H. Hwang, T. Setiadi, I. Iswanto, A.O. Kern, M. Bintang (2021). Reforming MSWM in Sukunan (Yogjakarta, Indonesia): A Case-Study of Applying a Zero-Waste Approach based on Circular Economy Model, Journal of Cleaner Production, in press. Publisher: Elservier,
  3. N. Namngam, W. Xue*, X. Liu, T. Kootattep, R.P. Shrestha, G. Wattayakorn, A.S. Tabucanon, S. Yu (2021). Sedimentary Metals in Developing Tropical Watersheds in Relation to Their Urbanization Intensities, Journal of Environmental Management, 278 (111521). Publisher: Elsevier,
  4. N. Udomkittayachai, W. Xue*, K. Xiao, C. Visvanathan, A.S. Tabucanon (2021). Electroconductive moving bed membrane bioreactor (EcMB-MBR) for single-step decentralized wastewater treatment: Performance, mechanisms, and cost, Water Research, 188 (116547). Publisher: Elsevier,
  5. W. Xue*, L. Husna, S. Yu, T. Jenkhetkan, B. Hong, X. Liu, P Chen, N. Namngam, A.S. Tabucanon (2020). Spatial and temporal variability of sedimentary nutrients in relation to regional development in the urbanizing lower Chao Phraya watersheds of Thailand, Journal of Soils and Sediments, 20 (11), 4042-4054. Publisher: Springer, .
  1. “Integrated Assessment of SDGs Using Big Earth Observation Data for Bangkok Metropolitan Region (BMR)”. The National Research Council of Thailand, May 2020 to Oct 2021.
  2. “Forward Osmosis for Nutrient Recovery from Black Water”. Asian Institute of Technology, Sep 2018 to Apr 2019.
  3. “Simultaneous wastewater treatment with electricity generation based on pressure retarded osmotic microbial fuel cell technology.” National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Jan 2018 to Dec 2020.
  4. “Biogeochemical changes and adaptation mechanisms in response to anthropogenic impacts in watersheds: A comparative study between Jiulong River (China) and Chao Phraya River (Thailand).” National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT), Jan 2017 to Dec 2020
  5. “Development of a Novel Catalytic Forward Osmosis Membrane for Industrial Wastewater Reuse”. KWEF-AIT Research Grant, Aug 2016 to July 2017.