Yanhui Ao

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Position: Professor

Office address: College of Environment, Hohai University,1 Xikan Road, Nanjing, China, 210098,

Research Fields and Interests

Water resources protection, water remediation technology, Water Splitting, Environmental Friendly Materials and Behavior of manufactured nanomaterials.


09/2003-12/2008   Ph.D. in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Southeast University

09/1999-07/2003   B.S. in Inorganic Nonmetal Materials Engineering, Anhui University of Technology

Employment History

2017.7- Present   Professor, Environmental Engineering, Hohai University

2011.1- 2017.06  Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering, Hohai University

2016.1-2016.12   Visiting Scholar, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

2009.1-2010.12  Post-doctor, Environmental Science and Engineering, Hohai University


Selected Publications

1. Yanhui Ao*(corresponding author), Kedan Wang, Peifang Wang, Chao Wang, Jun Hou, Synthesis of novel 2D-2D p-n heterojunction BiOBr/La2Ti2O7 composite photocatalyst with enhanced photocatalytic performance under both UV and visible light irradiation, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental(IF= 11.698), 2016, 194: 157-168 

2. Yan Guo, Peifang Wang, Jin Qian, Yanhui Ao*(corresponding author), Chao Wang, Jun Hou, Phosphate group grafted twinned BiPO4 with significantly enhanced photocatalytic activity: Synergistic effect of improved charge separation efficiency and redox ability, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental(IF= 11.698), 2018, 234: 90-99

3. Mengling Tang, Juan Chen, Peifang Wang, Chao Wang, Yanhui Ao*(corresponding author). Highly efficient adsorption of uranium (vi) from aqueous solution by a novel adsorbent: titanium phosphate nanotubes, Environmental Science: Nano(IF= 6.087), 2018, 5: 2304-2314

4. Xianyong Feng, Peifang Wang, Jun Hou, Jin Qian, Yanhui Ao*(corresponding author), Chao Wang, Significantly enhanced visible light photocatalytic efficiency of phosphorus doped TiO2 with surface oxygen vacancies for ciprofloxacin degradation: Synergistic effect and intermediates analysis. Journal of Hazardous Materials(IF= 6.434), 2018, 351: 196-205

5. Xianyong Feng, Peifang Wang, Jun Hou, Jin Qian, Chao Wang, Yanhui Ao*(corresponding author), Oxygen vacancies and phosphorus codoped black titania coated carbon nanotube composite photocatalyst with efficient photocatalytic performance for the degradation of acetaminophen under visible light irradiation, Chemical Engineering Journal(IF= 6.735), 2018, 352, 947-956

6. Junfang Wang, Juan Chen, Peifang Wang, Jun Hou, Chao Wang, Yanhui Ao*(corresponding author), Robust photocatalytic hydrogen evolution over amorphous ruthenium phosphide quantum dots modified g-C3N4 nanosheet, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental(IF= 11.698), 2018, 239, 578-585

7. Peifang Wang, Tengfei Wu, Chao Wang, Jun Hou, Jin Qian, Yanhui Ao*(corresponding author), Combining Heterojunction Engineering with Surface Cocatalyst Modification To Synergistically Enhance the Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Performance of Cadmium Sulfide Nanorods. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering(IF= 6.140), 2017, 5: 7670-7677

8. Muhan Cao, Peifang Wang, Yanhui Ao*(corresponding author), Chao Wang, Jun Hou, Jin Qian, Photocatalytic degradation of tetrabromobisphenol A by a magnetically separable graphene-TiO2 composite photocatalyst: Mechanism and intermediates analysis, Chemical Engineering Journal(IF= 6.735), 2015, 264: 113-124

9. Muhan Cao, Peifang Wang, Yanhui Ao*(corresponding author), Chao Wang, Jun Hou, Jin Qian. Visible light activated photocatalytic degradation of tetracycline by a magnetically separable composite photocatalyst: Graphene oxide/magnetite/cerium-doped titania. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science(IF= 5.091), 2016, 467: 129-139.

10. Peifang Wang, Yanhui Ao*(corresponding author), Chao Wang, Jun Hou, Jin Qian, A one-pot method for the preparation of graphene-Bi2MoO6 hybrid photocatalysts that are responsive to visible-light and have excellent photocatalytic activity in the degradation of organic pollutants, Carbon(IF= 7.082), 2012, 50: 5256-5264

Selected Research Projects

Principal Investigator:

(1) National Natural Science Foundation for Excellent Young Scholars: Water conservation and water environment remediation. (grant number: 51422902)

Founding Agency: National Natural Science Fund Committee

Date: 2015.01-2017.12

(2) National special support program for high-level personnel recruitment (Young Top Talents Program)

Founding Agency: The Organization Department of the Central Committee of the CPC

Date: 2019.01-2021.12

(3) National Natural Science Foundation: Investigation on the aggregation/disaggregation properties of photo-active manufactured nanomaterials and their interaction mechanism with cyanobacteria bloom in aquatic environment. (grant number: 51679063)

Founding Agency: National Natural Science Fund Committee

Date: 2017.01-2020.12

(4) National Natural Science Foundation: Investigation on the preparation and activity of graphene based visible light responsive composite photocatalysts. (grant number: 51108158)

Founding Agency: National Natural Science Fund Committee

Date: 2012.01-2014.12

(5) Fok Ying-Tong Education Foundation for Young Teachers: Investigation on the effect of   typical light active manufactured nanomaterials on the environmental behavior of heavy metal. (grant number: 151074)

Founding Agency: Fok Ying-Tong Foundation Committee

Date: 2016.09-2019.09

Awards and Honors

1) 2013, Natural Science Award, Ministry of Education, China, first class: Ecological effect of aquatic plant and interaction effect mechanism between aquatic plant, water & sediment, and pollutant in river or lake.

2) 2016, Key technologies of constructing ecological water-saving irrigation district and its application. The first prize of National Award for Science and Technology Progress

Teaching Experince

Undergraduate Courses: Physical Chemistry, Introduction to Environment Science