Zhiqiang Hu

Zhiqiang Hu

Zhiqiang Hu, Professor, P.E.

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Zhiqiang Hu


Zhiqiang Hu is a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Missouri. Hu’s research interests include wastewater treatment systems, emerging renewable energy issues and bioreactor landfills. His research has been funded by the Environmental Protection Agency, National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Geological Survey, Water Environment Research Foundation, and other members of industry. He is a registered professional engineer in Connecticut.


  • PhD from the University of Connecticut
  • MS from the University of Connecticut
  • BS from Zhejiang University

Technical Focus

Biological nutrient removal
Emerging renewable energy
Biochemical/physicochemical treatment processes


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Research Interests

  • Wastewater treatment and biological nutrient removal
  • Environmental nanotechnology, bioelectrochemistry and biosensors
  • Bacterial adhesion, biofilm formation and biofilm processes
  • Integrated biochemical and physicochemical treatment systems
  • Biomass and emerging renewable energy issues
  • Bioreactor landfills
  • Process modeling of suspended and attached growth systems

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