Department of Environmental Science and Engineering




    Ph.D., Environmental Sciences, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 2004.

M. S.,Environmental Sciences, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, China, 1999.

B. S., Chemistry, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, China, 1996.


Mitigation and remediation of persistent toxic substances

Environmental nanomaterials

New methods and technologies for environmental pollutants


Program Supervised for

M.S. in Environmental Sciences

Ph.D. in Chemistry


Introduction to Environmental Sciences, for undergraduate students

Advances inEnvironmental Sciences, for graduates

Previous Teaching/Working Experiences

2012/01-2012/07, Visiting Scientist in University of New Brunswick (Fredericton)

2011/06- Present, Professor in Environmental Sciences, China University of Petroleum (Beijing)

2009/09-2011/05, Associate Professor in Environmental Sciences, China University of Petroleum (Beijing)

2005/01-2009/08, Professor in Environmental Sciences,Vice Director of Henan Key Laboratory for Environmental Pollution Control, and the Key Laboratory for Yellow River and Huaihe River Water Environment and Pollution Control of the Ministry of Education,Henan Normal University(Xinxiang)

2004/01-2004/12, Associate Professor, Henan Normal University(Xinxiang)

1999/07-2004/01, Assistant Professor, Henan Normal University(Xinxiang)


Professional Affiliations

Editorial Member:Adances in environmental chemistry

Editorial Member: The open access journal of Science and technology

Editorial Member: International scholarly research notices

Editorial Member: journal of materials and engineering with advanced technology

Editorial Member: International journal of green technology

Associate Editor: Environmental Analysis and Ecology studies



Address of office: College of Geosciences, China University of Petroleum (Beijing)

No. 18 Fuxue Rd., Changping District, Beijing, 102249, P.R.China


Recent publications

 [1]    LiuYongli,ZhouQingxiang *,YuanYongyong,WuYalin, Hydrothermal synthesis of fluorescent carbon dots from sodium citrate and polyacrylamide and their highly selective detection of lead and pyrophosphate, Carbon, 2017, 115:550-560.

 [2]    Zhou QingxiangLei ManLiu YongliWu YalinYuan YongyongSimultaneous determination of cadmium, lead and mercury ions at trace level by magnetic solid phase extraction with Fe@Ag@Dimercaptobenzene coupled to high performance liquid chromatographyTalanta2017, 175194-199

 [3]    ZhouQingxiang, WangYuqin,XiaoJunping,FanHuili, Fabrication and characterisation of magnetic graphene oxide incorporated Fe3O4@polyaniline for the removal of bisphenol A, t-octyl-phenol, and α-naphthol from water, ScientificReport, 2017,7,11316

 [4]    ZhouQingxiang*,LeiMan, LiJing, ZhaoKuifu, LiuYongli, Sensitive determination of bisphenol A, 4-nonylphenol and 4-octylphenol by magnetic solid phase extraction with Fe@MgAl-LDH magnetic nanoparticles from environmental water samples, Separation and Purification Technology, 2017, 182: 78-86.

 [5]    Zhou Qingxiang, Lei Man, Li Jing,Liu Yongli, Zhao Kuifu, Danchen Zhao, Magnetic solid phase extraction of N- and S-containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons at ppb levels by using a zerovalent iron nanoscale material modified with a metal organic framework of type Fe@MOF-5, and their determination by HPLC, Microchimica Acta, 2017, 184:1029-1036

 [6]    ZhouQingxiang,LeiMan, WuYalin, YuanYongyong, Magnetic solid phase extraction of typical polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from environmental water samples with metal organic framework MIL-101 (Cr) modified zero valent iron nano-particles, Journal of Chromatography A, 2017, 1487, 22-29

 [7]    LiJing, ZhouQingxiang *,LiuYongli, LeiMan, Recyclable nanoscale zero-valent iron-based magnetic polydopamine coated nanomaterials for the adsorption and removal of phenanthrene and anthracene, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 2017, 18, 3-16

[8]           Liu Yongli,Zhou Qingxiang*,Li Jing, Lei Man,Yan Xiuyi, Selective and sensitive chemosensor for lead ions using fluorescent carbon dots prepared from chocolate by one-step hydrothermal method, Sensors and Actutors B: Chemical, 2016, 237:597-604

 [9]    ZhouQingxiangYuan YongyongWu YalinLiu YongliSensitive determination of typical phenols in environmental water samples by magnetic solid-phase extraction with polyaniline@SiO2@Fe as the adsorbents before HPLCJournal of Separation Science2017, 40(20)4032-4040

[10]     Li JingZhou Qingxiang*YuanYongyong, Wu YalinIron-based magnetic molecular imprinted polymers and their application in removal and determination of di-n-pentyl phthalate in aqueous mediaRoyal Society Open Science20174(8): 170672

[11]    Li JingZhou Qingxiang*Wu YalinYuan YongyongLiu YongliInvestigation of nanoscale zerovalent iron-based magnetic and thermal dual-responsive composite materials for the removal and detection of phenolsChemosphere2018, 195472~482

[12]    ZhouQingxiang*, XingAn, ZhaoDanchen, ZhaoKuifu, Tetrabromobisphenol A photoelectrocatalytic degradation using reduced graphene oxide and cerium dioxide comodified TiO2 nanotube arrays as electrode under visible light, Chemosphere, 2016, 165: 28

[13]    ZhouQingxiang *, XingAn, LiJing, ZhaoDanchen, ZhaoKuifu, LeiMan, Synergistic enhancement in photoelectrocatalytic degradation of bisphenol A by CeO2 and reduced graphene oxide co-modified TiO2nanotube arrays in combination with Fenton oxidation, Electrochimica Acta 2016, 209: 379-388

[14]    ZhouQingxiang∗, LeiMan,Li Jing, ZhaoKuifu, LiuYongli, Determination of 1-naphthol and 2-naphthol from environmental waters by magnetic solid phase extraction with Fe@MgAl-layereddouble hydroxides nanoparticles as the adsorbents prior to highperformance liquid chromatography, Journal of Chromatography A, 2016,1441: 1-7

[15]    Zhou Qingxiang*, Fang Zhi, Graphene-modified TiO2 nanotube arrays as an adsorbent in micro-solid phase extraction for determination of carbamate pesticides in water samples, Analytica Chimica Acta, 2015, 86943-49.  

[16]    ZhouQingxiang*, ZhengZhenwen,XiaoJunping, FanHuili, Yan Xiuyi, Determination of phthalate esters at trace level from environmental water samples by magnetic solid-phase extraction with Fe@SiO2@polyethyleneimine magnetic nanoparticles as adsorbent prior to high-performance liquid chromatography, Analytical Bioanalytical Chemistry 2016, 408:5211–5220

[17]    Zhou Qingxiang*, Xing An, Zhao Kuifu, Simultaneous determination of nickel, cobalt and mercury ions in water samples by solid phase extraction using multiwalled carbon nanotubes as adsorbent after chelating with sodium diethyldithiocarbamate prior to high performance liquid chromatographyJournal of Chromatography A, 2014, 136076-81.

[18]    Zhou Qingxiang*, Huang Yunrui, XieGuohong, Investigation of the applicability of highly ordered TiO2nanotube array for enrichment and determination of polychlorinated biphenyls at trace level in environmental water samplesJournal of Chromatography A, 2012, 123724-29.

[19]    ZhouQingxiang*WangJingjieLiaoXiangkunXiaoJunpingFanHuiliRemoval of As(III) and As(V) from Water Using Magnetic Core-ShellFan Nanomaterial Fe3O4@PolyanilineInternational Journal of Green Technology2015154-64

[20]    ZhouQingxiang*, LiJing, WangMengyun, ZhaoDanchen, Iron-based magnetic nanomaterials and theirenvironmental applications,Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, 46,783-826  

[21]    Zhou Qingxiang*, Fang Zhi, Li Jing, Wang Mengyun, Applications of TiO2 nanotube arrays in environmental and energy fields: A review,Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2015, 20222-35. 

[22]    Zhou Qingxiang*, Wu Wei, Huang Yunrui, Analysis of benzoylurea insecticides in water samples with TiO2 nanotube array micro-solid phase extraction coupled to high performance liquid chromatography, RSC Advances, 2014, 445946-45952

[23]    ZhouQingxiang *, ZhengZhenwen, Junping Xiao, Huili Fan, Sensitive determination of As(III) and As(V) by magnetic solid phase extraction with Fe@polyethyleneimine in combination with hydride generation atomic fluorescence spectrometry, Talanta, 2016, 156-157: 196-203

[24]    Zhou Qingxiang*, Fang Zhi, Highly sensitive determination of sulfonamides in environmental water samples by sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate enhanced micro-solid phase extraction combined with high performance liquid chromatography, Talanta, 2015, 141170-174

[25]    Zhou Qingxiang*, Fang Zhi, Determination of aromatic sulfur containing compounds in water samples by using TiO2 nanotube arrays as an adsorbent prior to high performance liquid chromatography with a fluorescence detectorRSC Advances, 2014, 47471-7475

[26]    XiaoJunping*, WangJingjie, FanHuili, ZhouQingxiang *, LiuXudong, Recent advances of adsorbents in solid phase extraction for environmental samples. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 2016 , 96 :407–435

[27]    ZhouQingxiang *,WangYuqin,XiaoJunping, FanHuili, Adsorption and removal of bisphenol A, a-naphthol and b-naphthol from aqueous solution by Fe3O4@polyaniline core–shell nanomaterials, Synthetic Metals2016, 212 : 113–122

[28]    Zhou Qingxiang*Fang ZhiLiao XiangkunDetermination of phthalate esters from environmental water samples by micro-solid-phase extraction using TiO2 nanotube arrays before high-performance liquid chromatographyJournal of Separation Science, 2015, 38: 2526-2531

[29]    Zhou Qingxiang*Lei ManLi JingWang MengyunZhao DanchenXing AnZhao, KuifuSelenium speciation in tea by dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction coupled to high-performance liquid chromatography after derivatization with 2,3-diaminonaphthaleneJournal of Separation Science201538: 1577-1583

[30]    Zhou, Qingxiang*Fang  Zhi, Use of TiO2 nanotube arrays as the adsorbents for preconcentration of triazine herbicides in environmental water samples prior to determination using high performance liquid chromatographyAnalytical Methods20157: 3277-3282

[31]    Huang, YunruiXia, JunpingZhou, Qingxiang*A Highly Selective and Sensitive Fluorescent Probe for pHJournal of AOAC International201497(5)1489-1491

[32]    Zhou Qingxiang*Wang GuoqingXieGuohongPreconcentration and determination of bisphenol A, naphthol and dinitrophenol from environmental water samples by dispersive liquid-phase microextraction and HPLCAnalytical Methods20146187-193

[33]    Zhou Qingxiang*Wu WeiHuang YunruiTiO2 nanotube array micro-solid phase equilibrium extraction for the determination of bisphenol A, 4-n-nonylphenol, and 4-tert-octylphenol at trace levels with high-performance liquid chromatographyAnalytical Methods20146(20)8396-8402

[34]    Zhou Qingxiang*,Zhao Kuifu,Xing An, Dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction combined with high-performance liquid chromatography for the enrichment and sensitive determination of Sudan Red pollutants in water samples,Journal of Separation Science,2014,37(22):3347-3353

[35]    Zhou Qingxiang*,Gao Yuanyuan,Combination of ionic liquid dispersive liquid-phase microextraction and high performance liquid chromatography for the determination of triazine herbicides in water samples,Chinese Chemical Letters,2014,25:745-748

[36]    Zhou Qingxiang*, Fang Zhi,TiOnanotube arrays prepared by anodization as an adsorbent in micro-solid-phase extraction to preconcentrate and determine nitrogen-containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in water samples,Journal of Separation Science,2014,37:1012-1017

[37]    Zhou Qingxiang*,Wu Wei,XieGuohong,Huang Yunrui,Enrichment and analysis of typically persistent organic pollutants at trace level using micro-solid phase extraction based on titanium dioxide nanotube arrays,Analytical Methods,2014,6:295-301

[38]    Zhou Qingxiang*,Gao Yuanyuan,Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in water samples by temperature-controlled ionic liquid dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction combined with high performance liquid chromatographyAnalytical Methods20146(8)2553-2559

[39]    Huang Yunrui,Zhou Qingxiang*,XieGuohong,Development of sensitive determination method for fungicides from environmental water samples with Titanate nanotube array micro-solid phase extraction prior to high performance liquid chromatography,Chemosphere,201390(2): 338-343

[40]    Zhou Qingxiang*,Wu Wei,Xiao Junping,Solid phase extraction with silicon dioxide microspheres for the analysis of polychlorinated biphenyls in environmental water samples prior to gas chromatography with electron capture detectorInternational Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry,2013,93(8): 894-905

[41]    Zhou Qingxiang*, Wu Wei,XieGuohong,Solid phase extraction with silicon dioxide microsphere adsorbents in combination with gas chromatography-electron capture detection for the determination of DDT and its metabolites in water samplesJournal of Environmental Science and Health -Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes201348(3): 191-197

[42]    Zhou Qingxiang*,Lin Haiying, Influence of Surfactants on Degradation of 1-(2-Chlorobenzoyl)-3-(4-chlorophenyl) Urea by Nanoscale Zerovalent IronClean-Soil Air Water201341(2): 128-133

[43]    Zhou Qingxiang*,Wang Guoqing,XieGuohong,Dispersive liquid-phase microextraction in combination with HPLC for the enrichment and rapid determination of benzoylurea pesticides in environmental water samplesJournal of Separation Science2013, 36(14): 2323-2329

[44]    Su XianFa,Zhao XinNing,XieGuoHong,Zhou Qingxang*Fluorometric determination of nonylphenol in water samples enriched with zirconium doped titanium dioxide nanotubes solid phase extraction,Chinese Chemical Letters,2012, 23(8): 969-972

[45]    Lin Haiying,HouShaogang,XieGuohong,Yao Ziwei,Zhou Qingxiang*,Degradation of 1-(2-chlorobenzoyl)-3-(4-chlorophenyl) urea by nanoscale zerovalent iron under aerobic and anaerobic conditions,Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering,2012,47(14): 2270-2276

[46]    Wang Xuefeng, Zhou Qingxiang*,ZhaiMengxiao, Using Zr doped TiO2 nanotubes for the pre-concentration and sensitive determination of bisphenol A prior to fluorescence spectrometry in water samples, Analytical Methods,2012,4(2): 394-398

[47]    Gao Yuanyuan,Zhou Qingxiang*,XieGuohong,Yao Ziwei,Temperature-controlled ionic liquid dispersive liquid-phase microextraction combined with HPLC with ultraviolet detector for the determination of fungicides,Journal of Separation Science,2012,3:(24): 3569-3574

[48]    ZhouQingxiang*,Gao Yuantuan, Xiao Junping, XieGuohong, Preconcentration and Determination of Aromatic Amines with Temperature-Controlled Ionic Liquid Dispersive Liquid Phase Microextraction in Combination with High Performance Liquid ChromatographyJournal of AOAC International,2012,95(5):1534-1540

[49]    Fang Zhi,Zhou Qingxiang*,Research Advances of TiO2 Nanotube Array in Environmental Field,Acta ChimicaSinica,2012,70(17): 1767-1774