Jian Peng

     Jian Peng  M.Sc., Ph.D.

    Professor of Civil and Geological Engineering

    Biography

    Education and Experience

    M.Sc.(Tsinghua), Ph.D.(Windsor)

    Specialization: Environmental - Water Pollution Control

    Publications

    Refereed Journal Publications
    • Xiong, W., Peng, J. and Hu, Y. (2012). Use of X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structure (XANES) to Identify Physisorption and Chemisorption of Phosphate onto Ferrihydrite-Modified Diatomite, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Elsevier, 368(February), 528-532.
    • Xiong, W. and Peng, J. (2011). Laboratory-Scale Investigation of Ferrihydrite-Modified Diatomite as a Phosphorus Co-precipitant, Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 215(February), 45-54.
    • Xiong, W., Peng, J. and Hu, Y. (2010). A non-destructive technique to analyze Si content in evaluation of pore blockage of ferrihydrite-modified diatomite using XANES and BET, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 133(September), 54-58.
    • Xiong, W., Peng, J. and Hu, Y. (2009). Chemical analysis for optimal synthesis of ferrihydrite-modified diatomite using soft X-ray absorption near-edge structure spectroscopy, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 36(10), 557-556.
    • Luo, H., Huang, G., Wu, X., Peng, J., Fu, X. and Luo, L. (2009). Ecological engineering analysis and eco-hydrodynamic simulation of tidal rivers in Shenzhen City of China, Ecological Engineering, 35(8), 1129-1137.
    • Xiong, W. and Peng, J. (2008). Development and characterization of ferrihydrite-modified diatomite as a phosphorus adsorbent, Water Research, 42(19), 4869-4877.
    • Ye, J., McCorquodale, J. and Peng, J. (2006). A fractional two-step implicit algorithm using curvilinear collected grids, International journal for numerical methods in fluids, 52(9), 1005-1027. Available online at: www3.interscience.wiley.com
    • Peng, J. and Xue, G. (2006). Mathematical Modeling of Hollow-Fiber Membrane System in Biological Wastewater Treatment, Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 4(1), 47-52.
    Refereed Conference Proceedings
    • Peng, J. and Xiong, W. (2008). Phosphorus Removal from Lake Water by Combined Dosage of Ferrous Iron and Diatomite,, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 12-16, (CD Rom).
    Non-refereed Conference Proceedings
    • Xiong, J. and Peng, J. (2011). Combined Application of Ferrihydrite-Modified Diatomite and Gypsum to Phosphorus Control in a Laboratory-Scale Artificial Aquarium, Western Canada Water (WCW) 2011 Annual Conference, Saskatoon, September 20 - 23, (7 pages).

    Research Grants

    2011-2012

    • Principal Investigator, Adsorption of phosphorus pollutant from water and wastewater by ferrihydrite-modified diatomite, NSERC, Discovery Grant.
    • Co-Investigator, Identification of dominant microorganisms degrading benzene under anaerobic, Canadian Light Source, Beamline: 01B1-1 (Mid IR), 7 shifts with 8 hours per shift, in-kind.

    2010-2011

    • Co-Principal Investigator, Identification of dominant microorganisms degrading benzene under anaerobic conditions, Canadian Light Source Inc., Beamline time: 01B1-1 (Mid IR), 13 shifts with 8 hours per shift, in-kind.
    • Co-Principal Investigator, Phosphorus Fractionation in Eutrophic Lake Sediments Using XANES and Sequential Phosphorus Extraction, Canadian Light Source Inc., Beamline time: 06B1-1 (SXRMB), 10 shifts with 8 hours per shift, in-kind.

    2009-2010

    • Principal Investigator, Removal of Phosphorus and Arsenate from Water and Wastewater with Ferrihydrite-Modified Diatomite, University of Saskatchewan, Office of the Vice-President Research (OVPR).

    2008-2009

    • Principal Investigator, Oxygen Transfer Efficiency and Oxygen Distribution in Aeration Process, Sichuan University, State Key Laboratory of Hydraulics and Mountain River Engineering,China, open fund research in RMB.

    2007-2008

    • Principal Investigator, Membrane Bioreactors in Wastewater Treatment., NSERC, Discovery Grant.

    Teaching

    2011-2012

    • CE 414.3 - Sanitary and Enviro Eng II
    • CE 824.3 - Physical Chemical Treatment
    • ENVE 495.3 - Capstone Design Project
    • GE 125.3 - Engineering Mechanics II - 21278 - GE 125 - 02
    • GE 125.3 - Engineering Mechanics II - 21282 - GE 125 - 04
    • GE 125.3 - Engineering Mechanics II course coordinator

    2010-2011

    • CE 225.3 - Fluid Mechanics
    • CE 295.3 - Design Project
    • CE 414.3 - Sanitary and Enviro Eng 2
    • CE 824.3 - Physical Chemical Treatment
    • CE 825.3 - Bio Waste Water Treatment
    • GE 210.3 - Probability and Statistics

    2009-2010

    • CE 295.3 - Project 1
    • CE 318.3 - Applied Mathematics
    • CE 414.3 - Sanitary and Enviro Eng 2
    • CE 825.3 - Bio Waste Water Treatment

    2007-2008

    • CE 414.3 - Environmental and Sanitary Engineering Fundamentals
    • CE 824.3 - Physical Chemical Treatment
    • GE 125.3 - Engineering Mechanics 2
    • GE 125.3 - Engineering Mechanics 2
    • GE 125.3 - Engineering Mechanics 2

    Research Projects

    2011-2012

    • Dominant Benzene-Degrading Microorganisms for Nitrate Induced Enhanced Anaerobic Bioremediation Using Microbial Profiling and Synchrotron FTIR Spectramicroscopy
    • Flocculent Sedimentation Data Analysis in Wastewater Treatment
    • Reduction of internal phosphorus loading using coprecipitation and sediment capping in shallow and eutrophic lakes.

    2010-2011

    • Dominant Benzene-Degrading Microorganisms for Nitrate Induced Enhanced Anaerobic Bioremediation Using Microbial Profiling and Synchrotron FTIR Spectramicroscopy
    • Oxygen Transfer Efficiency and Oxygen Distribution in Aeration Process
    • Reduction of internal phosphorus loading using coprecipitation and sediment capping in shallow and eutrophic lakes.

    2009-2010

    • Oxygen Transfer Efficiency and Oxygen Distribution in Aeration Process
    • Reduction of internal phosphorus loading using coprecipitation and sediment capping in shallow and eutrophic lakes.

    2008-2009

    • Ecological engineering analysis and eco-hydrodynamic simulation of tidal rivers in Shenzhen City of China
    • Mass transport of pollutants in lakes by means of adsorption kinetics and hydrodynamic conditions
    • Optimization of oxygen gas transfer process in Saskatoon activated biological wastewater treatment plant
    • Oxygen Transfer Efficiency and Oxygen Distribution in Aeration Process
    • Reduction of internal phosphorus loading using coprecipitation and sediment capping in shallow and eutrophic lakes.

    2007-2008

    • Hollow fibre membrane in biological wastewater treatment.
    • Modelling of Saskatoon Wastewater Treatment Plant Biological Nutrient Removal System
    • Reduction of internal phosphorus loading using coprecipitation and sediment capping in shallow and eutrophic lakes.