Yuefeng Xie (解跃峰)

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Environmental Engineering , (My advisor, Prof Wang, 王占生), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, July 1989

 (photos A young handsome PhD, Prof Xiasheng Gu, Baokai Tao, & Hansheng Hu (顾夏声陶葆楷, 胡汉升), Prof Baokai Tao (Chair of my dissertation defense committee) and Xiasheng Hu, My dissertation defense committee)

M.S., Environmental Engineering (Advisor Prof. Qingshi Zhu, 朱庆奭) Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, December, 1986

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, July 1984

WORK EXPERIENCES:

2007-: Professor of Environmental Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering Programs, Capital College, The Pennsylvania State University
2007-2009: Director of Environmental Training Center at The Pennsylvania State University, Capital College
2007-2009; Director of Small Public Water Systems Technology Assistance Center at The Pennsylvania State University, Capital College
2001-2007: Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, Capital College
1999-2006: Co-Director of Environmental Training at The Pennsylvania State University, Capital College
1998-2006: Co-Director of Small Public Water Systems Technology Assistance Center at The Pennsylvania State University, Capital College
1995-2001: Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, Capital College
1994-1995: Water Quality/Process Specialist with Yuefeng Water Research
1989-1994: Postdoctoral Research Associate,
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Advisor Prof David Reckhow), University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

REGISTRATIONS:

1.     Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE) in Water Supply and Wastewater: American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists

2.     Professional Engineer (PE) in Environmental Engineering: Pennsylvania

3.     Water Treatment Plant Operator, Class A, Type 1: Pennsylvania (Expired)

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND AWARDS:

1993 The China-Cornell Fellowship Award, Cornell University

1999 Victor A. Appleyard Award, PA American Water Work Association

2000 The 1st Place Gidgets and Gadgets Contest Award, Water Works Operators' Association of Pennsylvania.
2000 Excellence in Service Award, Central Pennsylvania Chinese Association

2001 The 1st Place Gidgets and Gadgets Contest Award, Water Works Operators' Association of Pennsylvania.
2002 Faculty Excellence in Research Award, Penn State Harrisburg
2004 Victor A. Appleyard Award, PA American Water Work Association

2005 Professional Research Award, Pennsylvania Water Environmental Association
2009 Special Recognition Award,
Pennsylvania American Water Works Association
2010 Fulbright Visiting Research Chair,
The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

2012 Fellow, International Water Association, (with IWA President Glen Daigger and former IWA Executive Director Paul Reiter)

2014 Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Environment, Tsinghua University

2014 University Faculty Outreach Award (with PSU President Erickson and with PSU Vice President Weidemann ), Penn State University

2014 Distinguished Service Award, Chinese-American Professor in Environmental Engineering and Science

2015 Victor A. Appleyard Award, PA American Water Work Association

2016 Excellent in Professional Achievement, Chinese American Professors and Professionals of Pennsylvania

2019 Nanova/CAPEES Lifetime Achievement Award, Chinese-American Professor in Environmental Engineering and Science.

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS and Others

1.     The 13th Canadian National Drinking Water Conference (opening session keynote), Quebec City, Canada, 2008

2.     The 2013 Qingdao International Conference on Desalination and Water Reuse (Closing Forum Panelist), Qingdao, China, 2014.

3.     Inaugural Jasper Innovation Forum (invited), Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada, 2008

4.     WEF-EESS Conference on Advancement in Water and Wastewater Treatment and Reuse (keynote), Singapore, 2019

5.     The 2nd IWA Disinfection and Disinfection Byproduct Conference (plenary), Beijing, China.

6.     The 3rd Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Conference (plenary), Guangzhou, China. 

Conferences and Symposia Chaired:

1.     Co-Chair, 3-Day Symposium, Occurrence, Formation, Health Effects and Control of Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water, the 233rd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, 2007 (with Tanju Karanfil, Stuart W. Krasner, and Paul Westerhoff )

2.     Co-Chair, 4-day Symposium, Occurrence, Formation, Health Effects, and Control of Disinfection By-Products, at the 248th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, 2014 (with Tanju Karanfil, Bill Mitch, and Paul Westerhoff )

3.     Co-Chair, US-China Drinking Water Treatment Symposium, Penn State Harrisburg, 2014 (with Fuying Cui)

4.     Chair: The 2nd National Disinfection Byproduct Conference, China, 2015

5.     Chair: Shale Gas Extraction Environmental Impacts and Pollution Control Technologies Conference, China, 2019.

COMMITTEE LEADERSHIPS:

1.     Chair of Southeastern Pennsylvania Section of the American Chemical Society, 1999.

2.     Chair of Water Works Operators Association of Pennsylvania Scholarship Committee , 2005-2008

3.     Chair of American Water Works Association Organic Contaminant Control Committee , 2006-2009.

4.     Founding President of Chinese-American Professor in Environmental Engineering and Science , 2008

5.     President of Central Pennsylvania Chinese Association, 2009

6.     President of Chinese-American Professors and Professionals of Pennsylvania, 2013-2016

7.      Advisor to the Chinese Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development under the Major Science and Technology Program for Water Pollution Control and Treatment

8.      A member of the US EPA Science Advisory Board’s Drinking Water Committee

EDITORSHIPS:

1.     Members of Editorial Board: Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science

2.     Members of Editorial Board: Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering

3.     Members of Editorial Board: Chinese Journal of Environmental Engineering

4.  VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS:

1.     2019-2019: Visiting Professor, School of Human Settlements and Civil Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China.

2.     2010-: Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

3.     2010-2010: Fulbright Scholar (Visiting Research Chair) Environmental Science, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

4.  1993-1995: Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (summers) (with Professor Yi Qian钱易)

BOOKS:

1.     Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water: Formation, analysis, and control, CRC Press, 2003.

2.     Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water: Occurrence, Formation, Health Effects and Control, Karanfil, Krasner, Westerhoff, and Xie (Eds), ACS, 2008.

3.     Recent Advances in Disinfection By-Products, Karanfil,  Mitch, Westerhoff, and Xie (Eds), ACS, 2015.

HOBBIES:

Canoeing (photo, story), kayaking (photo 1, photo 2), Standup Paddleboarding, fishing, water skiing, river rafting, X-country skiing, downhill skiing, flying (photo1, photo?), camping (photo?), hiking (photo1, photo2), roller skating, rock climbing, sailing, bowling, caving (photo 1, photo 2), polar bear clubbing, and playing darts.

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