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Dr. Zongsu Wei is a tenured Associate Professor at the Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering at Aarhus University, Denmark. In 2015, he received his Ph.D. degree in Environmental Engineering from Ohio State University, U.S. Immediately following, he worked as a postdoc at Technion, UCLA, and Auburn University. Dr. Wei joined AU as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in 2019. He is the group leader for the Water Engineering Innovation Lab and secured 31 million Danish kroner (4.5 million USD) funding from Danish and EU agencies. He published almost 100 peer-reviewed papers, among which 19 papers are recognized as the ESI 1% Highly Cited Paper and 5 as the ESI 0.1% Hot Paper. In 2022 and 2023, Prof. Wei was recognized the TOP 2% Scientists in Environmental Science and received the prestigious Sapere Aude Research Leader by the Independent Research Foundation Denmark in 2021. Dr. Wei serves as the Associate Editor for Water Research, and Editor for Water Science and Technology.

Areas of expertise

  • Water sustainability
  • PFAS degradation
  • Radical chemistry
  • Sonochemistry
  • Water chemistry


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