Zhen (Jason) He
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
Dr. Zhen (Jason) He is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech. He received a BS from Tongji University, a MS from Technical University of Denmark, and a PhD from Washington University in St. Louis, all in Environmental Engineering. He is directing the Environmental Biotechnology & Bioenergy Laboratory with a focus on resource recovery from wastes/wastewater. The ongoing research projects in his lab include bioelectrochemcial systems for wastewater treatment, forward osmosis, nutrient removal and recovery, and algal bioreactors. He has published over 160 journal papers and received 3 granted US patents. He established Virginia Tech Center for Applied Water Research and Innovations (CAWRI) as an inaugural director, and is the Vice Chair of the Research and Innovation Committee under Water Environment Federation (WEF). He is an Associate Editor for Water Environment Research, Journal of Environmental Engineering, and Science of the Total Environment, and a Member of Editorial Board for Chemical Engineering Journal.