Xinmin Zhan

Civil Engineering
National University of Ireland, Galway

Fields of interest:

Agricultural environment, nutrient recovery, biorefinery of animal manure, wastewater treatment

Recent publications:

Iniya Kumar Muniraj, Siva Kumar Uthandi, Zhenhu Hu, Liwen Xiao, Xinmin Zhan*. Microbial lipid production from renewable and waste materials for second generation biodiesel feedstock. Environmental Technology Review10.1080/21622515.2015.1018340

Iniya Kumar Muniraj, Liwen Xiao, He Liu, Xinmin Zhan*. Utilization of potato processing wastewater for microbial lipids and gamma-linolenic acid production by oleaginous fungi. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.7044

McCarthy, Gemma, Lawlor, Peadar G., Carney, Kathy.N, Zhan, Xinmin, Gutierrez, M, Gardiner, Gillian E. An investigation into the removal of Salmonella and enteric indicator bacteria from the separated liquid fraction of raw or anaerobically digested pig manure using novel on-farm woodchip biofilters. Science of Total Environment, 514, 140-146, 2015

Hui Zhang, Jianghong Shi, Xiaowei Liu, Xinmin Zhan, Ting Bo. Occurrence and removal of free estrogens, conjugated estrogens, and Bisphenol A in manure treatment facilities in East China. Water Research, 58, 248-257, 2014

Xiaowei Liu, Jianghong Shi, Hui Zhang, Wei Wu, Qingcai Chen, Ting Bo, Xinmin Zhan. Occurrence of phthalic acid esters in source waters: a nationwide survey in China during the period of 2009-2012. Environmental Pollution, 184, 262-270, 2014

Iniya Kumar Muniraj, Liwen Xiao, Zhenhu Hu, Xinmin Zhan, Jianghong Shi. Microbial lipid production from potato processing wastewater using oleaginous filamentous fungi Aspergillus oryzae. Water Research, 47, 3477-3483, 2013

Kathy Carney, Michael Rodgers, Peadar G. Lawlor, Xinmin Zhan*. Treatment of separated piggery anaerobic digestate liquid using woodchip biofilters. Environmental Technology, 34, 663-670, 2013

Sihuang Xie, Peadar G. Lawlor, J. Peter Frost, Guangxue Wu, Xinmin Zhan*. Hydrolysis and acidification of grass silage in leaching bed reactors. Bioresource Technology, 114, 406-413, 2012

Sihuang Xie, Guangxue Wu, Peadar G. Lawlor, J. Peter Frost, Xinmin Zhan*. Methane production from anaerobic co-digestion of the separated solid fraction of pig manure with dried grass silage. Bioresource Technology, 104, 289–297, 2012

Sihuang Xie, J. Peter Frost, Peadar G. Lawlor, Guangxue Wu, Xinmin Zhan*. Effects of thermo-chemical pre-treatment of grass silage on methane production by anaerobic digestion. Bioresource Technology, 102, 8748–8755, 2011

Sihuang Xie, Peadar G. Lawlor, J. Peter Frost, Zhenhu Hu, Xinmin Zhan*. Effect of pig manure to grass silage ratio on methane production in batch anaerobic co-digestion of pig manure and grass silage. Bioresource Technology, 102, 5728–5733, 2011