Peng Yi

Peng Yi

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering

777 Glades Road, EW 224

Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

p: 561.297.2808

pyi@fau.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
  • M.S.E., Johns Hopkins University
  • M.Eng., Harbin Institute of Technology
  • B.Mgmt., Harbin Institute of Technology
  • B.Eng., Harbin Institute of Technology

Research Interests

  • Water Treatment
  • Environmental Nanotechnology
  • Health Impacts of Nanomaterials
  • Membrane Technology
  • Renewable Energy

Recent Journal Publications

  1. Xu, Y., He, Z., Yu, S. * , Li, L., Cai, L., and Yi, P. *, Advanced Reduction of Bromate by UV/TiO2-Bi Process without External Sacrificial Agents: Mechanism and Applications, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2022, 429, 132104.

  2. Tanvir, R. U., Sujon, S. A., and Yi, P.* , Passive Permeate-Side-Heated Solar Thermal Membrane Distillation: Extracting Potable Water from Seawater, Surface Water, and Municipal Wastewater at High Single-Stage Solar Efficiencies, ACS ES&T Engineering, 2021, 1, 770-779. (Supplementary Cover: https://pubs.acs.org/toc/aeecco/1/4)

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  3. Hussain, K. A. and Yi, P. *, Heteroaggregation of Neutral and Charged Nanoparticles: A Potential Method of Making Core-Shell Nanohybrids through Self-Assembly , The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2020, 124, 19282–19288. Supplementary Cover:   https://pubs.acs.org/toc/jpccck/124/35

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  4. Xiao, Q., Yu, S., Li, L.*, Zhang, Y., and Yi, P. *, Degradation of bromate by Fe(II)-Ti(IV) layered double hydroxides nanoparticles under ultraviolet light , Water Research, 2019, 150, 310-320.

  5. Zhang, Y., Lu, J., Yi, P., Zhang, Y., and Wang, Q., Trichloronitromethane formation from amino acids by preozonation-chlorination: The effects of ozone dosage, reaction time, pH, and nitrite , Separation and Purification Technology, 2019, 209, 145-151.

  6. Morris, C., Cupples, S., Kent, T. W., Elbassal, E. A., Wojcikiewicz E. P., Yi, P. *, and Du, D.*, N ‐terminal charged residues of amyloid‐β peptide modulate amyloidogenesis and interaction with lipid membrane , Chemistry – A European Journal, 2018, 24, 9494–9498.

  7. Huang, R., Yi, P., and Tang, Y., Probing the interactions of organic molecules, nanomaterials, and microbes with solid surfaces using quartz crystal microbalances: methodology, advantages, and limitations , Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 2017, 19 (6), 793–811.

  8. Xiao, Q., Wang, T., Yu, S., Yi, P., and Li, L., Influence of UV lamp, sulfur (IV) concentration, and pH on bromate degradation in UV/sulfite systems: Mechanisms and applications , Water Research, 2017, 111, 288–296.

  9. Yi, P., Pignatello, J. J., Uchimiya, M., and White, J. C., Heteroaggregation of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles and Nanoparticles of Pyrolyzed Biomass , Environmental Science and Technology, 2015, 49, 13294–13303.

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Recent Conference Presentations

  1. Tanvir, R. U., Sujon, S. A., and Yi, P. , Passive Permeate-Side-Heated Solar Thermal Membrane Distillation: Extracting Potable Water from Seawater, Surface Water, and Municipal Wastewater at High Single-Stage Solar Efficiencies, American Chemical Society 262nd National Meeting, August 22-26, 2021, Atlanta, Georgia.

  2. Hussain, K. A. and Yi, P. , Heteroaggregation of Neutral and Charged Nanoparticles: Making Core-Shell Nanohybrids Through Self-Assembly, 95th American Chemical Society Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, June 14–16, 2021, Online.

  3. Xiao, Q., Yu, S., Yi, P., and Li, L., Influence of UV Lamp, Sulfur(IV) Concentration, and pH on Bromate Degradation in UV/Sulfite Systems: Mechanisms and Applications, 6th Chinese Environmental Scholars Forum, May 31 – June 2, 2019, Rice University, Houston, Texas.

  4. Tanvir, R. U. and Yi, P., Nanoparticle-Enabled Integrated Solar Thermal Membrane Distillation System, American Chemical Society 257th National Meeting, March 31 – April 4, 2019, Orlando, Florida.

  5. Hussain, K. A. and Yi, P., Self-Assembling of Neutral and Charged Nanoparticles into Core-Shell Nanohybrids with Size Control, American Chemical Society 257th National Meeting, March 31-April 4, 2019, Orlando, Florida.

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