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Dr. Jianfeng Zhou
Assistant Professor
Environmental Engineering

      Dr. Jianfeng Zhou is the Assistant Professor at Georgia Tech Shenzhen Institute, Tianjin University, and the Adjunct Assistant Professor at Georgia Tech. He holds a B.S. degree in Water Science & Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology (2015). He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Washington (2017) and Georgia Tech (2021), respectively, both in Environmental Engineering. Jianfeng was a research associate at BioLargo Engineering in 2019. His research focuses on the development of innovative materials and processes for sustainable water treatment and disinfection. He has a broad research interest in environmental nanotechnology, novel energy sources, and sustainable engineering and development. He has published 14 papers in peer-reviewed journals including Environmental Science & Technology, Water Research, and Advanced Energy Materials, and holds 2 U.S. patents. He is the recipient of ACS Environmental Chemistry Graduate Student Award, Sigma Xi Ph.D. Thesis Award, and many national and international awards. He is an expert board member of the China Energy Society and the Chinese Graduate Student Innovation Competition, “Dual Carbon” Subsection. He is an editorial board member of the journal Colloids and Surfaces C: Environmental Aspects.

  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology,  Environmental Engineering, 2021
  • M.S., University of Washington,  Environmental Engineering, 2017
  • B.S., Harbin Institute of Technology, Water Science & Engineering, 2015
Research Interests
  • Innovative materials for environmental applications
  • Water treatment & disinfection
  • Environmental nanotechnology
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Sustainable engineering and development
Distinctions & Awards
  • Georgia Tech Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Thesis Award, Georgia Tech, 2022
  • Gold Prize of the Best Poster Award, Sustainable Technology and Development Conference, 2021
  • ACS Environmental Chemistry Graduate Award, American Chemical Society (ACS), 2021
  • Outstanding Graduate Student, AEES Georgia Tech, 2019
  • NWRI-BioLargo Graduate Fellowship, National Water Research Institute (NWRI), 2018
Publications & Patent