Prof. dr. Jinte Zou

Telephone number: 
+32 9/264 59 76
Position: 
Visiting scientists
Biography: 

My research orientation focuses on: (1) aerobic granular sludge (AGS) technology including the formation and stability of AGS and the pollutant removal by AGS; (2) resource recovery from sludge, especially AGS, by anaerobic fermentation.

Selected key publications: 
Rapid control of activated sludge bulking and simultaneous acceleration of aerobic granulation by adding intact aerobic granular sludge
Cultivating aerobic granular sludge in a developed continuous-flow reactor with two-zone sedimentation tank treating real and low-strength wastewater
Nitrifying aerobic granular sludge fermentation for releases of carbon source and phosphorus: The role of fermentation pH
Anaerobic fermentation combined with low-temperature thermal pretreatment for phosphorus-accumulating granular sludge: Release of carbon source and phosphorus as well as hydrogen production potential
Enhancing phosphorus release from waste activated sludge containing ferric or aluminum phosphates by EDTA addition during anaerobic fermentation process
Influence of ferric iron dosing on aerobic granular sludge: granule formation, nutrient removal and microbial community
Rapid control of activated sludge bulking and simultaneous acceleration of aerobic granulation by adding intact aerobic granular sludge
Enhancing nitrogen removal from low carbon to nitrogen ratio wastewater by using a novel sequencing batch biofilm reactor. Journal of Environmental Sciences
Understanding the impact of influent nitrogen concentration on granule size and microbial community in a granule-based enhanced biological phosphorus removal system
Aerobic granular sludge for simultaneous accumulation of mineral phosphorus and removal of nitrogen via nitrite in wastewater