Dr. Tian Zhang

Professor,Associate Chair, Department of Civil Engineering
205D PKI
Omaha, NE 68182-0178
Phone: 402-554-3784
tzhang1@unl.edu


Education
1994 Ph.D., Environmental Engineering from University of Cincinnati
1985 M.A.Sc., Environmental Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
1982 B.A.Sc., Civil Engineering from Wuhan Polytechnic University, Wuhan, China

Experience


Publications
2011 Treatment of Greywater with Shredded, Tire Biofilters and Membrane Bioreactors
published in Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE
2010 Emerging contaminants of environmental concern: source, transport, fate and treatment
published in Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management
2010 Insight into Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Biological Wastewater Treatment and Biosolids Disposal
published in Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE
2010 Adaptive Photovoltaic System
published in IECON 2010 - 36th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
2010 Real Time Power Monitoring & Integration with BIM
published in IECON 2010 - 36th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
2010 Real Time Power Monitoring & integration with BIM
published in IECON 2010 - 36th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
2009 Incorporation of Oxygen Contribution by Plant Roots into Classical Dissolved Oxygen Deficit Model For a Subsurface Flow Treatment Wetland
published in Water Science Technology
2009 Applications of Nanomaterials in Environmental Science and Engineering: Review
published in Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE
2009 Sorption and Desorption of Testosterone in Agricultural Soils
published in Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE
2007 Phosphorus Fate and Transport in Soil Columns Loaded Intermittently With Influent of High Phosphorus Concentrations
published in Water Environment Research
2007 Estimation of the Intrinsic Maximum Substrate Utilization Rate using Biofilm Batch Reactors: A Proposed Methodology
published in Water Environment Research
2006 Development of a Response Surface for Prediction of Nitrate Removal in Sulfur–Limestone Autotrophic Denitrification Fixed-Bed Reactors
published in Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE

Projects
NDOR Development and Evaluation of BMP's for Highway Runoff Pollution Control
Development of a Field Test Method for Total Suspended Solids Analysis
Effects of Sediments on BMPs for Highway Runoff Control

Awards
AEESP The 1995 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award
2011 ASCE/EWRI State of the Art in Civil Engineering Award
2002 Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (Olsson Associates), CE Dept., UNL
1999 UNL College of Engineering Research Award