University of California, Riverside

Dr Liu Lab Group



Publications and Talks


Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

22. Chen, G.; Liu, H. Understanding the kinetics and mechanisms of aqueous vanadium(V) reductive reactions using electrochemical techniques. Environmental Science & Technology. 201751 (20), 11643-11651. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02021

21. Orta, J.; Patton, S.; Liu, H. Bromide-assisted catalytic oxidation of lead(II) solids by chlorine in drinking water distribution systems. Chemical Communications, 201753 (62), 8695-8698. DOI: 10.1039/C7CC02533E

2017ChemComm

20. Wordofa, D.; Walker, S.L.; Liu, H. Sulfate radical-induced disinfection of pathogenic Escherichia coli O157:H7 via iron activation persulfate. Environmental Science & Technology Letters20174 (4), 154-160. DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00035

2017 ESTL E. coli

19. Li, W.; Orozco, R.; Camargos, N.; Liu, H. Impacts of pH, alkalinity and chloride on heterogeneous persulfate activation for groundwater remediation. Environmental Science & Technology2017, 51 (7), 3948-3959. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04849

2017 EST ISCO

18. Duan, W.; Chen, G.; Chen, C.; Sanghvi, R.; Walker, S.; Liu, H.; Ronen, A.; Jassby, D. Electrochemical removal of hexavalent chromium using electrically conducting carbon nanotube/polymer composite ultrafiltration membranes. Journal of Membrane Science2017, 531, 160-171. DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2017.02.050

2017 JMS Cr

17. Pari, S.; Wang, I.; Liu, H.; Wong, B.M. Sulfate radical oxidation of aromatic contaminants: a detailed assessment of density functional theory and high-level quantum chemical methods. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts. 2017,19 (3), 395-404. DOI: 10.1039/C7EM00009J

2017 ESPI DFT

16. Patton, S.; Li, W.; Couch, K.; Mezyk, S.; Ishida, K.; Liu, H. The impact of the UV Photolysis of monochloramine on 1,4-dioxane removal: implications on potable water reuse. Environmental Science & Technology Letters2017, 4 (1), 26-30. DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00444

2016 ESTL

15. Chen, G.; Feng, J.; Wang, W.; Yin, Y.; Liu, H. Photocatalytic removal of hexavalent chromium by newly designed and highly reductive TiO2 nanocrystals. Water Research. 2017, 108, 383-390. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.11.013

2016_WR_Cr(VI)

14. Prado, M.; Borea, L.; Cesaro, A.; Liu, H.; Naddeo, V.; Belgiorno, V.; Ballesteros, F. Removal of emerging contaminant and fouling control in membrane bioreactors by combined ozonation and sonolysis. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation2017, 119, 577-586. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2016.10.044

2016_IBB

13. Li, W.; Jain, T.; Ishida, K.; Remucal, C. K.; Liu, H. A mechanistic understanding of the degradation of trace organic contaminants by UV/hydrogen peroxide, UV/persulfate and UV/free chlorine for water reuse. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology2017, 3 (1) 128-138. DOI: 10.1039/C6EW00242K

2016 ESWRT UV-AOP

12. Chebeir, M.; Chen, G.; Liu, H. Occurrence and speciation of chromium in drinking water distribution systems. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology. 2016, 2 (6), 906-914. DOI: 10.1039/C6EW00214E.

2016 ESWRT Cr

11. Chebeir, M.; Liu, H. Kinetics and mechanisms of Cr(VI) formation via the oxidation of Cr(III) solid phases by chlorine in drinking water. Environmental Science & Technology201650 (2), 701-710.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05739.

  Cr TOC art

10. Liu, H;. Bruton, T.; Li, W.; Van Buren, J.; Prasse, C.; Doyle, F.A.; Sedlak, D.L. Oxidation of benzene by persulfate in the presence of Fe(III)- and Mn(IV)-containing oxides: stoichiometric efficiency and transformation products. Environmental Science & Technology201650 (2), 890-898  DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b04815.

ISCO

 

9. Qin, C.; Liu, H.; Liu, L.; Smith, S.; Sedlak, D.L.; Gu, A.Z. Bioavailability and characterization of dissolved organic nitrogen and dissolved organic phosphorus in wastewater effluents. Science of the Total Environment. 2015, 511 (1), 47-53. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.11.005

STOTEN

8. Liu, H.; Bruton, T.; Doyle, F.; Sedlak, D.L. A. In situ chemical oxidation of contaminated groundwater by persulfate: decomposition by Fe(III)- and Mn(IV)-containing oxides and Aquifer Materials. Environmental Science & Technology201448 (17), 10330-10336DOI: 10.1021/es502056d

est2013

7. Liu, H.; Schonberger, K. D.; Peng, C.Y.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F.; Meyerhofer, P; Desormeaux, E.; Luckenbach, H. Effects of blending of desalinated water and conventionally treated surface water on iron release from corroding surfaces and pre-existing scales. Water Research, 201347 (11), 3817-3826. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2013.03.052

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6. Liu, H.; Kuznetsov, A. M.; Masliy, A. N.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Formation of Pb(III) intermediates in the electrochemically controlled Pb(II)/PbO2 System. Environmental Science & Technology201246 (3), 1430-1438. DOI: 10.1221/es203084n

EST EC 2012

5. Liu, H.; Jeong, J.; Gray, H.; Smith, S.; Sedlak, D.L. Algal uptake of hydrophobic and hydrophilic dissolved organic nitrogen in effluent from biological nutrient removal municipal wastewater treatment systems. Environmental Science & Technology201246 (2), 713-721DOI: 10.1021/es203085y

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4. Liu, H.; Schonberger, K. D.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F.; Meyerhofer, P; Desormeaux, E.; Luckenbach, H. Effects of blending of desalinated water with treated surface drinking water on copper and lead release. Water Research201044 (14), 4057-4066. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2010.05.014

WR 2010

3. Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Interactions of Pb(II)/Pb(IV) solid phases with chlorine and their effects on lead release. Environmental Science & Technology200943 (9), 3278-3284. DOI: 10.1021/es803179b

ESt2009

2. Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Investigation of the kinetics and mechanisms of the oxidation of cerussite and hydrocerussite by chlorine. Environmental Science & Technology200842 (9), 3241-3247. DOI: 10.1021/es7024406

2008EST     EST2008

1. Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F.; Jiang, W. Key parameters and kinetics of oxidation of lead (II) solid phases by chlorine in drinking water. Water Practice and Technology20061 (4), DOI: 10.2166/WPT.2006092.

 

Invited Seminars

New advances in photochemical water reuse treatment and technologies. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Salerno. Salerno, Italy, March 22, 2016.

Redox chemistry of chromium and implications on its occurrence in drinking water. Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Sciences (Eawag), Z├╝rich, Switzerland. March 16, 2016.

 Transformation and reoccurrence of hexavalent chromium via redox pathways in drinking water: implications on Cr(VI) control. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Tech. Atlanta, GA. November 18, 2014.

Redox chemical processes associated with hexavalent chromium in drinking water. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA. April 18 2014.

New development on sulfate radical-based oxidation techniques for groundwater remediation and water reuse application. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA. February 1, 2013.

Chemical remediation of contaminated groundwater and soil by activation of persulfate. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA. September 28, 2012.

Water quality in distribution systems: effects of chlorine disinfection on lead release in drinking water. Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Riverside, CA. March 7, 2012.

Water desalination: challenges on iron corrosion and iron release from drinking water distribution system. Curtin Water Quality Research Center, Curtin University. Perth, Australia. July 12, 2010.

Lead in drinking water: unexpected problems and the importance of redox chemistry. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington. Seattle, WA. April 8, 2010. 

 

Selected Conference Presentations

Chebeir, M.; Chen, G.; Liu, H. Kinetics and mechanisms of Cr(VI) formation via the oxidation of Cr(III) solid phases by chlorine in drinking water. 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. Philadelphia, PA. August 21-25, 2016.

Chebeir, M.; Chen, G.; Liu, H. In situ generation of Cr(VI) via Cr(III) solid phase oxidation in drinking water distribution systems. Gordon Research Conference: Water. Holderness, NH. June 26-July 1, 2016.

Li, W.; Patton, S.; Ishida, K.; Liu. H. Comparison of four UV/AOPs for water reuse: implications on the removal of emerging contaminants. Water Reuse Research Conference, Denver, CO. May 22-24, 2016.

Li, W.; Schlenk, D.; Wong, B.; Liu, H. Identification of transformation products and toxicity implications in sulfate radical based groundwater remediation. 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. San Diego, CA. March 13-17, 2016.

Jain, T.; Liu, H. Resource recovery from reverse osmosis concentrate. 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. San Diego, CA. March 13-17, 2016.

Chen, G.; Liu, H. Development and application of magnetically reductive TiO2 photocatalyst for hexavalent chromium removal. 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. San Diego, CA. March 13-17, 2016.

Chen, G.; Liu, H. Development and application of magnetically reductive TiO2 photocatalyst for hexavalent chromium removal. Emerging Contaminant Summit. Westminster, CO. March 1-2, 2016.

Li, W.; Patton, S.; Tushar, J.; Liu, H. Fundamental understanding of radical transformations in UV/AOPs: implications on treatability of persistent toxic substances. 12th International Symposium on Persistent Toxic Substances. Riverside, CA. November 16-20, 2015.

Chen, G.; Chen, M.; Liu, H. Development and application of magnetically reductive TiO2 photocatalyst for hexavalent chromium removal. 2015 American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition. Anaheim, CA. June 10-15, 2015.

Li, W.; Schlenk, D.; Liu, H. Impact of aquifer minerals and chemicals on sulfate radical based in situ chemical oxidation for groundwater remediation. 2015 American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition. Anaheim, CA. June 10-15, 2015.

Chebeir, M.; Liu, H. Impact of chemical redox conditions on the formation of hexavalent chromium in drinking water. 2015 American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition. Anaheim, CA. June 10-15, 2015.

 Chen, G.; Chen, M.; Yin, Y; Liu, H. Photocatalytic reductive treatment of hexavalent chromium using barium doped TiO2. 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. Denver, CO. March 22-26, 2015.

Chebeir, M.; Liu, H. Transformation of hexavalent chromium via redox pathways in drinking water: Implications on Cr(VI) control and treatment. 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. Denver, CO. March 22-26, 2015.

Li, W.; Liu, H. Toxicity implications of sulfate radical based oxidative treatment for groundwater remediation. 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. Denver, CO. March 22-26, 2015.

Liu, H.; Chen, M.; Sohn, H.; Alkhamis, L.; Wang, W.; Yin, Y. Application of sulfur-containing radical treatment for water reuse and recycling. AIChE Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. November 17-20, 2014.

Liu, H.; Chebeir, M.; Sohn, H.; Chen, M.; Wang, W.; Yin, Y. Transformation and reoccurrence of hexavalent chromium via redox pathways in drinking water: implications on Cr(VI) control and treatment. California-Nevada Sectional Conference of American Water Works Association Annual Fall Conference. Reno, NV. October 22-24, 2014.

Liu, H.; Chebeir, M.; Sohn, H. Impacts of Redox Chemical Conditions on the Occurrence and Transformation of Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water. 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. San Francisco, CA. August 10-14, 2014.

Liu, H.; Chebeir, M.; Sohn, H. Transformation and Reoccurrence of Hexavalent Chromium via Redox Pathways in Drinking Water. Gordon Research Conference on Environmental Science: Water. Holderness, NH. June 22-27, 2014.

Liu, H.; Bruton, T.; Doyle, F.; Sedlak, D.L. Oxidation of groundwater contaminants by metal oxide activation of persulfate: radical chain mechanisms and product formation. 246th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. New Orleans, LA. April 7-11, 2013.

Liu, H; Bruton, T.; Sedlak, D.L.; Doyle, F. Oxidation of groundwater contaminants by persulfate: implications of radical chain mechanisms for kinetics and transformation product formation. Gordon Research Conference on Environmental Science: Water. Holderness, NH. June 24-29, 2012.

Liu, H.; Ackerman, A.; Pham, A.; Doyle, F.; Sedlak, D.L. Oxidation of organic contaminants by activation of persulfate and hydrogen peroxide. Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting. Lexington, KY. October 23-25, 2011.

Liu, H.; Schonberger, K.D.; Ferguson, J.F.; Luckenbach, H.; Desormeaux, E.; Meyerhofer, P.; Korshin, G.V. Changes of iron corrosion and prevention of red water events after blending desalinated water with treated surface water. American Water Works Association Water Quality and Technology Conference. Savannah, GA. November 14-18, 2010.

Liu, H.; Kasinathan, N.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Roles of Pb(III) intermediates and hydroxyl radicals in the formation of PbO2 in Pb(II) oxidation by chlorine. 31st Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America Annual Meeting. Portland, OR. November 7-11, 2010.

Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Impacts of blending desalinated water into the drinking water distribution system on iron corrosion and colloidal iron release. 5th International Water Association Young Water Professional Conference. Sydney, Australia. July 5-7, 2010 (highly commended platform presentation).

Liu, H.; Kasinathan, N.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Roles of Pb(III) intermediates and hydroxyl radicals in the formation of PbO2 in Pb(II) oxidation by chlorine. 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. San Francisco, CA. March 21-25, 2010 (student presentation award).

Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Colloidal mobilization of PbO2 by chloramine and NOM in distribution system and effects of phosphate corrosion inhibitors. American Water Works Association Water Quality and Technology Conference. Seattle, WA. November 15-19, 2009.

Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Interactions of Pb(II)/Pb(IV) solids with chlorine and their Effects on Lead Release. 238th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. Washington, DC. August 16-20, 2009 (graduate student paper award).

Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Blending of desalinated and surface water into a distribution system: effects on lead and copper corrosion. American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition. San Diego, CA. June 14-18, 2009 (best students and young professionals poster).

Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Blending of desalinated and surface water into a distribution system: effects on lead and copper corrosion. Annual Conference of Pacific Northwest Section of American Water Works Association. Salem, OR. May 6-8, 2009 (best student poster presentation).

Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Colloidal mobilization of lead by chlorine in drinking water distribution system. American Water Works Association Water Quality and Technology Conference. Cincinnati, OH. November 16-20, 2008.

Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F. Kinetics and impact of water chemistry parameters on the oxidation of typical lead(II) phases by chlorine. 4th International Water Association Young Water Professionals Conference. Berkeley, CA. July 16-19, 2008.

Liu, H.; Ekrem, J.; Chang, A.; Mills, D. Collaborative solutions for odor control and water treatment. Environmental Challenge Student Design Competition, 47th Annual Conference Pacific Northwest International Section of Air and Waste Management Association. Boise, ID. October 17-19, 2007.

Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F.; Jiang, W. Key parameters and kinetics of oxidation of lead (II) solid phases by chlorine in drinking water. 5th International Water Association Water Congress and Exposition. Beijing, China. September 10-14, 2006.

Liu, H.; Korshin, G.V.; Ferguson, J.F.; Jiang, W. Kinetics and mechanisms of oxidation of lead(II) solid phases by chlorine in drinking water. 3rd International Water Association Young Water Professionals Conference. Singapore. May 24-26, 2006.

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