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Rui-Ping LIU
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  18 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China
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Education and Appointments:

LIU Ruiping, obtained his Ph.D in Municipal Engineering Department at Harbin Institute of Technology, China. He is the Vice-Chairman of the IWA China Young Water Professionals National Committee. His research interests cover the fundamental science and innovative technology for the removal of specific pollutants in drinking water, industrial wastewater, and the remediation of water environments, and he devotes to the large-scale application of novel functional materials, innovative reactors, and technologies in engineering works, and has successfully finished nearly 30 engineering works. He was awarded “Science and Technology New Star" of Beijing City in 2013, and has been granted the IWA Project Innovation Award, Global and East Asia Honour Award (Applied Research) for his contribution to arsenic pollution control in drinking water and water environments. He has published over 60 papers in SCI journals, and over 20 National Invention Patents. 

Research Interest:
Principals and Technologies for the safe transformation of water quality
Innovative technologies for the removal of arsenic and fluoride from drinking water
Formation and control of disinfection by-products in drinking water
Public Services:


  Iron-based Adsorbents and Related Technologies for Simultaneous Removal of As(III) and As(V): Application for Drinking Water Treatment and Water Environment Remediation, International Water Association (IWA) Project Innovation Awards, Global Honour Award (Applied Research), 2010, 


Selected Publications:

  Ruiping Liu, Lijun Zhu, Huachun Lan, Huijuan Liu, Jiuhui Qu. Simultaneous removal of arsenic and fluoride by freshly-prepared aluminum hydroxide, Colloid Surface A, 2015, 466: 147-153 

  Min Ma, Ruiping Liu, Huijuan Liu, Jiuhui Qu. Mn(VII)-Fe(II) pre-treatment for Microcystis aeruginosa removal by Al coagulation: Simultaneous enhanced cyanobacterium removal and residual coagulant control, Water Res., 2014, 65(15): 73-84 

  Gaosheng Zhang, Fudong Liu, Huijuan Liu, Jiuhui Qu, Ruiping Liu. Respective role of Fe and Mn oxide contents for arsenic sorption in iron and manganese binary oxide: An X-ray absorption spectroscopy investigation, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2014, 48(17): 10316-10322 

  Ruiping Liu, Lihua Sun, Ran Ju, Huijuan Liu, Junnong Gu, Guibai Li. Treatment of Low-turbidity Source Water by Permanganate Pre-oxidation: In-situ Formed Hydrous Manganese Dioxide as Filter Aid, Sep. Purif. Technol., 2013, 117(30): 69-74 

  Ruiping Liu, Wei Xu, Wenxin Gong, Huijuan Liu, Jiuhui Qu. Species distribution of arsenic in sediments after an unexpected emergent discharge of high-arsenic wastewater into a river, Frontiers Environ. Sci. Eng., 2013, 7(4): 568-578 

  Ruiping Liu, Chuan Tian, Xiaoling Liu, Han Jiang, Huijuan Liu, Jiuhui Qu, William Jefferson. Optimization of chlorine-based disinfection for the control of disinfection by-products formation and CODMn: A case study, Chem. Eng. J., 2012, 197: 116-122 

  Ruiping Liu, Wenxin Gong, Huachun Lan, Tianming Yang, Huijuan Liu , Jiuhui Qu. Simultaneous removal of arsenate and fluoride by iron and aluminum binary oxide: Competitive adsorption effects, Sep. Purif. Technol., 2012, 92: 100-105 

  Ruiping Liu, Lihua Sun, Ran Ju, Hongjie Wang, Huijuan Liu, Junnong Gu, Guibai Li. Effect of Hydrous Manganese Dioxide on the Treatment of Low-Turbidity Source Water: A Plant-scale Experience. J. Environ. Engineering: ASCE, 2011, 137(6), 481-486 

  Ruiping Liu, Huijuan Liu, Xu Zhao, Jiuhui Qu, Ran Zhang. Treatment of Dye Wastewater with Permanganate Oxidation and in situ-formed Manganese Dioxides Adsorption: Cation Blue as Model Pollutant, J. Hazardous Materials, 2010, 176: 926–931 (50621804, 50778172). 

  Liu Ruiping, Sun Lihua, Qu Jiuhui, Li Guibai. Arsenic removal through adsorption, sand filtration and ultrafiltration: in situ precipitated ferric and manganese binary oxides as adsorbents. Desalination, 2009, 249: 1233–1237 

  Liu Ruiping, Liu Huijuan, Qiang Zhimin, Qu Jiuhui, Li Guibai, Wang Dongsheng. Effects of calcium ions on surface characteristics and adsorptive properties of hydrous manganese dioxide. J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 2009, 331(2):275-280. 

  Ruiping Liu, Hongjie Wang, Xu Zhao, Shuhu Xiao, Jiuhui Qu. Microwave electrodeless lamp assisted catalytic degradation of X-GRL with manganese dioxides: Adsorption and manganese(IV) reductive dissolution effects, Catalysis Today, 2008, 139(1-2): 119-124 

  Liu Ruiping, Liu Huijuan, Wan Dongjin, Yang Min. Characterization of the Songhua River sediments and evaluation of their adsorption behavior for nitrobenzene. J. Environ. Sci. 2008, (7):796-802 

  Liu Ruiping, Li Xing, Xia Shengji, Yang Yanling, Wu Rongcheng, Li Guibai. Calcium Improving Ferric Hydroxide Precipitation and Subsequent Removing Arsenic Potential: In the Presence of Silicate. Water Environ. Res., 2007, 79(11): 2260-2264(5) 

Supported Projects:
National "863" High Technology Development Project: Preparation and Application of Novel Adsorbents for the Removal of Arsenic and Fluoride: Innovative Technologies Development and Engineering Demonstration
National Natural Science Foundation of China: Preparation of Composite As(III)/As(V) Imprinted Adsorbents and Mechanisms of Removing Arsenic from Drinking Water for the Novel Materials
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