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WANG Zijian
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  18 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China
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Education and Appointments:

Zijian Wang was undergraduate from China University of Science and Technology and jointed Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences since 1976. During 1983-1985, he worked in Forel Institute in Geneva University and EAWAG in Zurich, Switzerland on lake eutrophication and surface chemistry, respectively. In 1987, he worked in Pharmaceutical Department in Fukoka University, Japan for biological analysis. From 1992-2000, he was deputed director and director of State Key Laboratory of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry. He is member of expertise group in the fields of resources and environment in the National High-Tech R&D Program since 2001 and in in the National Key Program for Water Pollution Control and Remediation. He is also members of several international associations, such as IAGH and members of editorial boards of several journals, such as China Acta of Environmental Science, China Journal of Environmental Chemistry, Wetland Research, Environmental Science and Health (A) and Water Quality, Exposure and Health. In 2006, he created the Asian Journal of Ecotoxicology and acts as the Chief  Editor.
He has authored and/or co-authored more than 400 peer reviewed journal papers such as in Environmental Health Perspect, Environmental Science and Technology, Water Research, Aquatic Toxicology, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Journal of Environmental Quality, Applied Toxicology and Pharmarcology, European Journal of Soil Science, Plant and Soil, et al.

Research Interest:
The research group headed by Prof. Zijian Wang focuses on water quality issues. The research activities cover developments of innovative sampling technologies, and in vitro and in vivo bioassays, and water quality assessment based on chemical analysis, environmental risks, as well as aquatic toxicology of unregulated chemicals.
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The research work has been awarded the 2nd National Prize for Invention, 2nd National Prize for Natural Science, as well as 2nd National Prize for Technology Improvement.
Selected Publications:
1. Yuqiang Tao, Shuzhen Zhang, Zijian Wang and Peter Christie. 2009. Predicting bioavailability of PAHs in field-contaminated soils by passive sampling with triolein embedded cellulose acetate membrane. Environmental Pollution. 157: 545-551.
2. Chaofeng Shen, Yingxu Chen, Shengbiao Huang, Zijian Wang, Chunna Yu, Min Qiao, Yiping Xu, Karen Setty, Jianying Zhang, Youfeng Zhu, Qi Lin. 2009. Dioxin-like compounds in agricultural soils near e-waste recycling sites from Taizhou area, China: Chemical and bioanalytical characterization. Environment International. 35: 50-55.
3. Fei Li, Jingwen Chen, Zijian Wang, Jian Li and Xianliang Qiao. 2009. Determination and prediction of xenoestrogens by recombinant yeast-based assay and QSAR. Chemosphere. 74(9): 1152-1157.
4. Gaofeng Zhao, Zijian Wang, Donghong Wang, Shengbiao Huang. 2009. PBBs, PBDEs, and PCBs in foods collected from e-waste disassembly sites and daily intake by local residents. Science of the Total Environment. 407: 2565-2575.
5. Wei Li, Jinmiao Zha , Philip A. Spear, Zhaoli Li, Lihua Yang, Zijian Wang.  2008. Changes of thyroid hormone levels and related gene expression in Chinese rare minnow (Gobiocypris rarus) during 3-amino-1,2,4-triazole exposure and recovery. Aquatic Toxicology. 92: 50-57.
6. Liwei Sun, Jinmiao Zha, Zijian Wang. 2009. Interaction of xenoestrogens in binary mixtures using vitellogenin induction and the factorial analysis. Chemosphere. 75: 410-415.
7. Liwei Sun, Jinmiao Zha, Zijian Wang. 2009. Effects of binary mixtures of estrogen and antiestrogens on Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes). 93: 83-89. Aquatic Toxicology.
8. Jianping Luo, Mei Ma, Jinmiao Zha, Zijian Wang. 2008. Characterization of Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Agonists in Sediments of Wenyu River, Beijing, China. Water Research. 43: 2441-448.
9. Bingli Lei, Shengbiao Huang, Yiqi Zhou, Donghong Wang, Zijian Wang. 2008. Levels of six estrogens in water and sediment from three rivers in Tianjin area, China. Chemosphere.76:36-42.
10. Jianping Luo, Mei Ma, Cao Liu, Jinmiao Zha, Zijian Wang. 2009. Impacts of particulate organic carbon and dissolved organic carbon on removal of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, organochlorine pesticides, and nonylphenols in a wetland. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 9: 180-187.
11. Gaofeng Zhao, Zijian Wang, Donghong Wang, Shengbiao Huang. 2009. Burdens of PBBs, PBDEs, and PCBs in tissues of the cancer patients in the e-waste disassembly sites in Zhejiang, China. Science of the Total Environment. 407: 4831-4837.

Supported Projects:
1, Project from National Natural Science Foundation: Toxicology and Molecular Biomarkers of Fish under Exposure of Environmental Endocrine Disruptive Chemicals, 2007-2009. Principal Investigator. Budget: 320,000.
2, Community Beneficial Project from Ministry of Environmental Protection: Preliminary Research on Water Quality Criteria for Important Organic Contaminants in China (substituted phenols), 2007-2010. Principal Investigator. Budget: 1,800,000.
3, Key Project from National Natural Science Foundation: Mixture Toxicity and Ecotoxicology of Selected Organic Pollutants in Water. Principal Investigator. Budget: 1,800,000.
4, Key Project from Chinese Academy of Science: Integrative Research on Interfacial Processes and Impacts of Chemical Contamination in Regional Scale, 2008-2011. Coordinator. Budget: 12.0 millions.
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