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Dr. Wenjie Sun

University of Arizona, USA

Assistant Research Professor


Email: alexsun@email.arizona.edu


Qualifications

2008 Ph.D., University of Arizona, Environmental Engineering

2006 M.Sc., University of Arizona, Environmental Engineering

2004 M.Sc., East China University of Science and Technology, Environmental Engineering

2001 B.Sc., Zhengzhou University, Water and Wastewater Engineering


Publications

  1. Rodriguez-Freire, L, Sun WJ, Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA. 2011. Flexibility of Novel Bacterial Strains to Oxidize Arsenite and Alternative Electron Donors in Aerobic and Anoxic Conditions. Biodegradation. (In press)
  2. Tapia-Rodriguez A, Tordable-Martinez V, Sun WJ, Field JA, Sierra-Alvarez R. 2011. Uranium Bioremediation in Continuously Fed Upward Flow Sand Columns Inoculated with Anaerobic Granular Biofilm. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 108(11):2583-2591.
  3. Sun WJ, Banihani Q, Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA. 2011. Stoichiometric and Molecular Evidence for the Enrichment of Anaerobic Ammonium Oxidizing Bacteria from Wastewater Treatment Plant Sludges. Chemosphere. (84):1262-1269.
  4. Sun WJ, Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA. 2011. Long Term Performance of an Arsenite-Oxidizing-Chlorate-Reducing Microbial Consortium in an Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Bed (UASB) Bioreactor. Bioresource Technol. 102(8):5010-5016.
  5. Sun WJ, Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA. 2010. The role of denitrification on arsenite oxidation and arsenic mobility in an anoxic sediment column model with activated alumina. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 107(5): 786–794.
  6. Sun WJ, Sierra-Alvarez R, Milner L, Field JA. 2010. Anoxic oxidation of arsenite linked to chlorate reduction. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76(20):6804-6811.
  7. Sun WJ, Sierra-Alvarez R, Hsu I, Rowlette P, Field JA. 2010. Anoxic oxidation of arsenite linked to chemolithotrophic denitrification in continuous bioreactors. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 105(5):909-917.
  8. Sun WJ, Sierra-Alvarez R, Milner L, Oremland R, Field JA. 2009. Arsenite and ferrous iron oxidation linked to chemolithotrophic denitrification for the immobilization of arsenic in anoxic environments. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43(17):6585-6591.
  9. Sun WJ, Sierra-Alvarez R, Fernandez N, Sanz JL, Amils R, Legatzki A, Maier RM, Field JA. 2009. Molecular characterization and in situ quantification of anoxic arsenite-oxidizing denitrifying enrichment cultures. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 68(1):72-85.
  10. Sun WJ, Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA. 2008. Anoxic oxidation of arsenite linked to denitrification in sludges and sediments. Water Res. 42(17):4569-4577.

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