Zhiqiang Hu


Mizzou Engineer part of Dept. of Energy project to cut greenhouse gas emissions at wastewater treatment plants

A Mizzou Engineer is part of a multi-disciplinary team working to improve wastewater treatment processes to cut greenhouse gas emissions by half without increasing costs to plants.


Zhiqiang Hu named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Zhiqiang Hu has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor at the University of Missouri, the highest honor bestowed on faculty, for his outstanding research around environmental engineering.


Researcher studying ways to maximize environmental benefits of green algae

Diatoms are abundant in nature and their structures could be used for environmentally friendly, high-value products, technologies to clean our air and new methods to purify our water.

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EPA Awards Grant to MU Researchers for Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a grant to Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Zhiqiang Hu in support of the reduction of food loss and waste using anaerobic digestion (AD).

A wastewater treatment plant. Researchers hope to predict and promote algae growth at plants such as this one to purify water sources.

Mizzou Engineering Team Develops New Model to Predict Algae Growth

Two Mizzou Engineering departments have teamed up to develop a new computer model that will predict algae growth. The research has the potential to increase algae production—and that could lead to cleaner water supplies.

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Hu among MU faculty members named 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Zhiqiang Hu, a professor and former chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, is one of three MU faculty members named 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.