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[24] Wendong Wang; Yuefeng F. Xie; H. Larry Tang (*). The haloacetic acid leap in effluent of a biologically active carbon filter experiencing a disinfectant switch. Chemosphere, 2020, 244, 125435. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.125435. (IF: 5.108)


[23] Siyu Zhu (#); Jian Yu; Ty C. Stewart (#); H. Larry Tang (*). Modeling and Interpretation of Membrane Capacitive Deionization Responses to Different Salt Load. AWWA Water Science, 2019, 1(6), e1166. DOI: 10.1002/aws2.1166

[22] Kuan Z. Huang (#); Hao L. Tang (*). Temperature and desorption mode matter in capacitive deionization process for water desalination. Environmental Technology, 2019, Accepted. DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2019.1611941. (IF: 1.751)

[21] Alvyn P. Berg (#); Ting-An Fang (#); Hao L. Tang (*). Variability of residual chlorine in swimming pool water and determination of chlorine consumption for maintaining hygienic safety of bathers with a simple mass balance model. Journal of Water and Health, 2019, 17(2), 227-236. DOI: 10.2166/wh.2018.217. (IF: 1.352)

[20] Alvyn P. Berg (#); Ting-An Fang (#); Hao L. Tang (*). Unlocked disinfection by-product formation potential upon exposure of swimming pool water to additional stimulants. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering, 2019, 13(1), 10. DOI: 10.1007/s11783-019-1098-3. (IF: 1.961)

[19] Kuan Z. Huang (#), Yuefeng F. Xie, Hao L. Tang (*). Formation of disinfection by-products under influence of shale gas produced water. Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 647, 744-751. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.055. (IF: 4.610)


[18] Yanting Li (#), Ty C. Stewart (#), Hao L. Tang (*). A comparative study on electrosorptive rates of metal ions in capacitive deionization. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 2018, 26, 257-263. DOI: 10.1016/j.jwpe.2018.10.021. (IF: NA)

[17] Hao L. Tang, Linlin Tang (#), Yuefeng F. Xie. Aerated electrolysis for reducing impacts of shale gas production wastewater on water sources regarding disinfection byproduct formation. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 2018, 5(11), 681-686. DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00482. (IF: 5.869)

[16] Stephen M. Long (#), Hao L. Tang (*). A feasibility study of disinfection by-product precursor removal from surface water by a membrane bioreactor acclimatized with wastewater organic matter. Water Science and Technology, 2018, 78, 991-998. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2018.386. (IF: 1.247)

[15] Adil Alsaiari (#), Hao L. Tang (*). Field investigations of passive and active processes for acid mine drainage treatment: Are anions a concern? Ecological Engineering, 2018, 122, 100-106. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.07.035 (IF: 3.023)

[14] Kuan Z. Huang (#), Hao L. Tang, Yuefeng F. Xie (*). Impacts of shale gas production wastewater on disinfection byproduct formation: an investigation from a non-bromide perspective. Water Research, 2018, 144, 656-664. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.07.048 (IF: 7.051)

[13] Dan Jia, Jian Yu (*), Stephen M. Long (#), Hao L. Tang. Novel ZnFe2O4/TiO2/flake graphite composite as particle electrodes for efficient photoelectrocatalytic degradation of rhodamine B in water. Water Science and Technology, 2018, 2017(3), 752-761. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2018.248 (IF: 1.247).


[12] Qihan Yao(#), Hao L. Tang (*). Effect of desorption methods on electrode regeneration performance of capacitive deionization. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2017, 143(9), 0417047. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001245 (IF: 1.541) Download PDF


[11] Danyang Liu(#), Xiaomao Wang, Yuefeng F. Xie, Hao L. Tang (*). Effect of capacitive deionization on disinfection by-product precursors. Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 568, 19-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05.219 (IF: 4.610) Download PDF

[10] Qihan Yao(#), Hao L. Tang (*). Occurrence of re-adsorption in desorption cycles of capacitive deionization. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 2016, 34, 180-185. DOI: 10.1016/j.jiec.2015.11.004 (IF: 4.841) Download PDF

[9] Hao L. Tang (*), Yuefeng F. Xie. Biologically active carbon filtration for haloacetic acid removal from swimming pool water. Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 541, 58-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.09.059 (IF: 4.610) Download PDF


[8] Jian Yu (*), Xiaoli Wu, Youqun Song, Wenhui Ren, Hao L. Tang (*). Metabolic degradation of 1,4-dichloronaphthalene by Pseudomonas sp. HY. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2015, 12, 10300-10313. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph120910300 (IF: 2.145) Download PDF

[7] Danyang Liu(#), Kuan Huang(#), Leijie Xie(#), Hao L. Tang (*). Relation between operating parameters and desalination performance of capacitive deionization with activated carbon electrodes. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 2015, 1, 516-522. DOI: 10.1039/C5EW00102A (IF: 3.649) Download PDF

[6] Hao L. Tang (*), Hongping Chen. Nitrification at full-scale municipal wastewater treatment plants: Evaluation of inhibition and bioaugmentation of nitrifiers. Bioresource Technology, 2015, 190, 76-81. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2015.04.063 (IF: 5.807) Download PDF

[5] Hao L. Tang, Ricky J. Ristau II, Yuefeng F. Xie. Disinfection by-products in swimming pool water: Formation, modeling, and control. in Recent Advances in Disinfection By-products, ACS Symposium Series, Vol 1190, American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2015, Chapter 20, pp 381-403. DOI: 10.1021/bk-2015-1190.ch020 (BOOK CHAPTER) Download PDF

Before 2014

[4] Jin-lin Liu, Xiao-yan Li (*), Yue-feng Xie, Hao Tang. Characterization of soluble microbial products as precursors of disinfection byproducts in drinking water supply. Science of the Total Environment, 2014, 472, 818-824. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.11.139 (IF: 4.610) Download PDF

[3] Hao L. Tang, Yuefeng F. Xie, Yen-Chih Chen (*). Use of Bio-Amp, a commercial bio-additive for the treatment of grease trap wastewater containing fat, oil, and grease. Bioresource Technology, 2012, 124, 52-58. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.08.012 (IF: 5.807) Download PDF

[2] Hao L. Tang, Yen-Chih Chen, John M. Regan, Yuefeng F. Xie (*). Disinfection by-product formation potentials in wastewater effluents and their reductions in a wastewater treatment plant. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 2012, 14, 1515-1522. DOI: 10.1039/C2EM00015F (IF: 2.109) Download PDF

[1] Hao L. Tang, John M. Regan, Shirley E. Clark, Yuefeng F. Xie (*). Prediction of clean-bed head loss in crumb rubber filters. Journal of Environmental Engineering – ASCE, 2011, 137, 55-62. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000296 (IF: 1.541) Download PDF