Research Interests

  • Electron transfer between iron oxide minerals and microorganisms:

Molecular mechanisms for electron transfer at the mineral-microbe interface and its related biogeochemical processes in natural environment.

Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2013,135(24):8896-8907
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2016;193:160-175.
Nature Reviews Microbiology. 2016;14(10):651-662.

  • Biogeochemical transformation of iron-containing minerals:

Understand molecular mechanisms underlying biotic/abiotic transformation of iron-containing minerals in natural environments

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2012;92:67-81
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2014;128:114-127

  • Aggregation behavior of mineral nanoparticles and colloids in aquatic ecosystems:

Effects of natural organic matters and biomacromolecules on aggregation behavior of naturally occurring nanoparticles in natural waters


Environmental Science & Technology. 2016;50(20):11016-11024.
Environmental science & technology. 2016;50(5):2228.
Environmental science & technology. 2016;50(11):5606-5613.