• 3828 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
20042019
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Research Output 2004 2019

  • 3828 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
  • 59 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
Article
21 Citations (Scopus)
Emulsions
Oils
Membranes
Water
Fibers
7 Citations (Scopus)
Membranes
Fabrication
Membrane fouling
Nanorods
Fluxes
44 Citations (Scopus)

A hierarchically structured and multifunctional membrane for water treatment

Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., 12 Jan 2012, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 111-112, p. 571-577 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water treatment
water treatment
membrane
Membranes
Membrane fouling
8 Citations (Scopus)

A hierarchical nanostructured carbon nanofiber-In2S3 photocatalyst with high photodegradation and disinfection abilities under visible light

Gao, P., Li, A. R., Tai, M. H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., 2014, In : Chemistry - An Asian Journal. 9, 6, p. 1663-1670 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanofibers
Carbon nanofibers
Nanostructures
Photolysis
Disinfection
27 Citations (Scopus)

A lithium-ion anode with micro-scale mixed hierarchical carbon coated single crystal TiO2 nanorod spheres and carbon spheres

Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., 21 Dec 2012, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 22, 47, p. 24552-24557 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanorods
Lithium
Anodes
Carbon
Single crystals
83 Citations (Scopus)

A low-energy forward osmosis process to produce drinking water

Liu, Z., Bai, H., Lee, J. & Sun, D. D., Jul 2011, In : Energy and Environmental Science. 4, 7, p. 2582-2585 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osmosis
osmosis
Potable water
Drinking Water
drinking water
562 Citations (Scopus)

An efficient bicomponent TiO2/SnO2 nanofiber photocatalyst fabricated by electrospinning with a side-by-side dual spinneret method

Liu, Z., Sun, D. D., Guo, P. & Leckie, J. O., Apr 2007, In : Nano Letters. 7, 4, p. 1081-1085 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrospinning
Photocatalysts
Nanofibers
Heterojunctions
heterojunctions
19 Citations (Scopus)

An electrochemical sensor for selective determination of sulfamethoxazole in surface water using a molecularly imprinted polymer modified BDD electrode

Zhao, Y., Yuan, F., Quan, X., Yu, H., Chen, S., Zhao, H., Liu, Z. & Hilal, N., 21 Mar 2015, In : Analytical Methods. 7, 6, p. 2693-2698 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfamethoxazole
Electrochemical sensors
Diamond
Boron
Surface waters
28 Citations (Scopus)

A new nanocomposite forward osmosis membrane custom-designed for treating shale gas wastewater

Qin, D., Liu, Z., Delai Sun, D., Song, X. & Bai, H., 29 Sep 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 14530.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Gas
Osmosis
Nanocomposites
Waste Water
Oils
27 Citations (Scopus)

A new nano-engineered hierarchical membrane for concurrent removal of surfactant and oil from oil-in-water nanoemulsion

Qin, D., Liu, Z., Bai, H., Sun, D. D. & Song, X., 18 Apr 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 24365.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface-Active Agents
Oils
Membranes
Water
Wettability
11 Citations (Scopus)

A Novel Architecture for Carbon Nanotube Membranes towards Fast and Efficient Oil/water Separation

Saththasivam, J., Yiming, W., Wang, K., Jin, J. & Liu, Z., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 257889.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Oils
Membranes
Water
Fluxes
16 Citations (Scopus)

A study on the performance of self-cleaning oil-water separation membrane formed by various TiO2 nanostructures

Tan, B. Y. L., Tai, M. H., Juay, J., Liu, Z. & Sun, D., 17 Dec 2015, In : Separation and Purification Technology. 156, p. 942-951 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cleaning
Nanostructures
Oils
Membranes
Water
9 Citations (Scopus)
Oils
Membranes
Water
Nanorods
Chemical cleaning
166 Citations (Scopus)

Concurrent filtration and solar photocatalytic disinfection/degradation using high-performance Ag/TiO 2 nanofiber membrane

Liu, L., Liu, Z., Bai, H. & Sun, D. D., 15 Mar 2012, In : Water Research. 46, 4, p. 1101-1112 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disinfection
Nanofibers
disinfection
membrane
Membranes
65 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of embedded-silica on microstructure and photocatalytic activity of titania prepared by ultrasound-assisted hydrolysis

Liu, Z., Quan, X., Fu, H., Li, X. & Yang, K., 8 Sep 2004, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 52, 1, p. 33-40 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon Dioxide
titanium
hydrolysis
Hydrolysis
microstructure
6 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient nitrate removal using micro-electrolysis with zero valent iron/activated carbon nanocomposite

Liu, G., Zhou, Y., Liu, Z., Zhang, J., Tang, B., Yang, S. & Sun, C., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrolysis
Nanocomposites
Nitrates
Activated carbon
activated carbon
39 Citations (Scopus)

Electrospun TiO 2/SnO 2 nanofibers with innovative structure and chemical properties for highly efficient photocatalytic H 2 generation

Lee, S. S., Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., Jul 2012, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 37, 14, p. 10575-10584 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanofibers
chemical properties
rutile
Chemical properties
anatase
120 Citations (Scopus)
Osmosis membranes
Nanofibers
osmosis
Seawater
brine
15 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental and modeling study of selective catalytic reduction of NOx with NH3 over wire mesh honeycomb catalysts

Sun, H., Shu, Y., Quan, X., Chen, S., Pang, B. & Liu, Z., 15 Dec 2010, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 165, 3, p. 769-775 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selective catalytic reduction
catalyst
Wire
Catalysts
modeling
66 Citations (Scopus)

Facile fabrication of hierarchical porous TiO2 hollow microspheres with high photocatalytic activity for water purification

Liu, Z., Bai, H. & Sun, D., 18 May 2011, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 104, 3-4, p. 234-238 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microspheres
Purification
adsorption
Fabrication
Water
46 Citations (Scopus)

Facile fabrication of porous chitosan/TiO2/Fe3O 4 microspheres with multifunction for water purifications

Liu, Z., Bai, H. & Sun, D. D., Jan 2011, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 35, 1, p. 137-140 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chitosan
Microspheres
Purification
Fabrication
Water
39 Citations (Scopus)

Facile fabrication of TiO2/SrTiO3 composite nanofibers by electrospinning for high efficient H2 generation

Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., Mar 2013, In : Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 96, 3, p. 942-949 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrospinning
Nanofibers
Fabrication
Composite materials
electron
36 Citations (Scopus)
Nanorods
Carbon
Single crystals
Photodegradation
Phenol
25 Citations (Scopus)

Facile synthesis of hierarchically meso/nanoporous s- and c-codoped TiO2 and its high photocatalytic efficiency in H2 generation

Bai, H., Kwan, K. S. Y., Liu, Z., Song, X., Lee, S. S. & Sun, D. D., 7 Jan 2013, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 129, p. 294-300 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crystallization
crystallization
Sand
Calcination
Light absorption
2 Citations (Scopus)
Carbon Nanotubes
antifouling
emulsion
Fouling
Emulsions
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fast and efficient separation of seawater algae using a low-fouling micro/nano-composite membrane

Wang, K., Saththasivam, J., Yiming, W., Loganathan, K. & Liu, Z., 1 May 2018, In : Desalination. 433, p. 108-112 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite membranes
Algae
Fouling
Seawater
fouling

Fine-tuning selective layer architecture of hydrogel membrane towards high separation performances for engineered osmosis

Qin, D., Liu, Z., Bai, H., Song, X., Li, Z. & Sun, D. D., 15 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 592, 117370.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osmosis
osmosis
Hydrogel
Hydrogels
Osmosis membranes
13 Citations (Scopus)

Flexible Hierarchical TiO2/Fe2O3 Composite Membrane with High Separation Efficiency for Surfactant-Stabilized Oil-Water Emulsions

Tan, B. Y. L., Juay, J., Liu, Z. & Sun, D., 18 Feb 2016, In : Chemistry - An Asian Journal. 11, 4, p. 561-567 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite membranes
Emulsions
Surface-Active Agents
Oils
Membranes
45 Citations (Scopus)

Green approach for photocatalytic Cu(II)-EDTA degradation over TiO2: Toward environmental sustainability

Lee, S. S., Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., 17 Feb 2015, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 4, p. 2541-2548 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

EDTA
Edetic Acid
Sustainable development
sustainability
Nanofibers
36 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical 3D dendritic TiO2 nanospheres building with ultralong 1D nanoribbon/wires for high performance concurrent photocatalytic membrane water purification

Bai, H., Liu, L., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., 1 Aug 2013, In : Water Research. 47, 12, p. 4126-4138 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoribbons
Nanospheres
Purification
Wire
membrane
32 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical 3D micro-/nano-V2O5 (vanadium pentoxide) spheres as cathode materials for high-energy and high-power lithium ion-batteries

Bai, H., Liu, Z., Sun, D. D. & Chan, S. H., 1 Nov 2014, In : Energy. 76, p. 607-613 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vanadium
Cathodes
Nanosheets
Electrodes
Microspheres
114 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical CuO/ZnO "corn-like" architecture for photocatalytic hydrogen generation

Liu, Z., Bai, H., Xu, S. & Sun, D. D., Oct 2011, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 36, 21, p. 13473-13480 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

corn
Hydrogen
water splitting
hydrogen
Water
36 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical CuO/ZnO membranes for environmental applications under the irradiation of visible light

Liu, Z., Bai, H. & Sun, D. D., 2012, In : International Journal of Photoenergy. 2012, 804840.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Irradiation
membranes
Membranes
irradiation
Nanostructured materials
93 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchically multifunctional TiO2 nano-thorn membrane for water purification

Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., 21 Sep 2010, In : Chemical Communications. 46, 35, p. 6542-6544 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water Purification
Purification
Membranes
Water
Water Pollutants
35 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical nitrogen-doped flowerlike ZnO nanostructure and its multifunctional environmental applications

Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., Aug 2012, In : Chemistry - An Asian Journal. 7, 8, p. 1772-1780 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanostructures
Nitrogen
Light
Photolysis
Photodegradation
67 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical SrTiO 3/TiO 2 nanofibers heterostructures with high efficiency in photocatalytic H 2 generation

Bai, H., Juay, J., Liu, Z., Song, X., Lee, S. S. & Sun, D. D., 21 Aug 2012, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 125, p. 367-374 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanofibers
Heterojunctions
electron
recombination
methanol
102 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical ZnO/Cu "corn-like" materials with high photodegradation and antibacterial capability under visible light

Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., 7 Apr 2011, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 13, 13, p. 6205-6210 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

corn
Photolysis
Photodegradation
Zea mays
Light
4 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical ZnO Nanoflake Structured Multifunctional Membrane for Water Purification

Liu, Z., Bai, H. & Sun, D. D., Jan 2013, In : Separation Science and Technology (Philadelphia). 48, 3, p. 473-479 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Purification
Membranes
Water
Membrane fouling
Photodegradation
23 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical ZnO nanostructured membrane for multifunctional environmental applications

Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., 20 Sep 2012, In : Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 410, p. 11-17 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Membranes
Nanostructured materials
Water
Purification
Decontamination
73 Citations (Scopus)

Highly water soluble and recovered dextran coated fe 3o 4 magnetic nanoparticles for brackish water desalination

Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., 10 Oct 2011, In : Separation and Purification Technology. 81, 3, p. 392-399 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dextran
Desalination
Dextrans
Nanoparticles
Water
10 Citations (Scopus)

High-performance lithium-ion anodes with hierarchically assembled single-crystal SnO 2 nanoflake spheres

Liu, Z., Bai, H. & Sun, D. D., Oct 2012, In : Chemistry - An Asian Journal. 7, 10, p. 2381-2385 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithium
Anodes
Electrodes
Single crystals
Ions
44 Citations (Scopus)

Large-scale production of hierarchical TiO2 nanorod spheres for photocatalytic elimination of contaminants and killing bacteria

Bai, H., Liu, Z., Liu, L. & Sun, D. D., 25 Feb 2013, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 19, 9, p. 3061-3070 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanotubes
Nanorods
Bacteria
Impurities
Calcination
77 Citations (Scopus)

Multifunctional graphene oxide-TiO2 microsphere hierarchical membrane for clean water production

Gao, P., Liu, Z., Tai, M., Sun, D. D. & Ng, W., 7 Jul 2013, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 138-139, p. 17-25 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Microspheres
Oxides
Graphene
oxide
244 Citations (Scopus)
Osmosis membranes
Pore structure
Nanofibers
Scaffolds
Energy conservation
130 Citations (Scopus)

Novel-structured electrospun TiO2/CuO composite nanofibers for high efficient photocatalytic cogeneration of clean water and energy from dye wastewater

Lee, S. S., Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., 1 Aug 2013, In : Water Research. 47, 12, p. 4059-4073 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cogeneration
Nanofibers
dye
Wastewater
Dyes
5 Citations (Scopus)

Oil-Water Separation Using a Self-Cleaning Underwater Superoleophobic Micro/Nanowire Hierarchical Nanostructured Membrane

Tan, B. Y. L., Liu, Z., Gao, P., Tai, M. H. & Sun, D. D., 1 Jan 2016, In : ChemistrySelect. 1, 7, p. 1329-1338 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanowires
Cleaning
Oils
Membranes
Water
188 Citations (Scopus)

One-step fabrication and high photocatalytic activity of porous TiO 2 hollow aggregates by using a low-temperature hydrothermal method without templates

Liu, Z., Sun, D. D., Guo, P. & Leckie, J. O., 2007, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 13, 6, p. 1851-1855 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rhodamine B
Adsorption
Spectrum Analysis
Fabrication
Temperature
62 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization and an insightful properties-Activity study of electrospun TiO2/CuO composite nanofibers for efficient photocatalytic H2 generation

Lee, S. S., Bai, H., Liu, Z. & Sun, D. D., Aug 2013, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 140-141, p. 68-81 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanofibers
Composite materials
physicochemical property
Calcination
crystal
27 Citations (Scopus)

Photoinduced transformation of γ-HCH in the presence of dissolved organic matter and enhanced photoreactive activity of humate-coated α-Fe2O3

Fu, H., Quan, X., Liu, Z. & Chen, S., 8 Jun 2004, In : Langmuir. 20, 12, p. 4867-4873 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dissolved organic matter
Biological materials
Ligands
Lindane
Semiconductors
596 Citations (Scopus)

Self-assembling tio2 nanorods on large graphene oxide sheets at a two-phase interface and their anti-recombination in photocatalytic applications

Liu, J., Bai, H., Wang, Y., Liu, Z., Zhang, X. & Sun, D. D., 8 Dec 2010, In : Advanced Functional Materials. 20, 23, p. 4175-4181 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase interfaces
Graphite
assembling
Nanorods
Oxides