Master's admissions major:
Master of academic degree: 083000| Environmental science and engineering.
Master of professional degree: 085700| Resources and environment.
Doctoral admissions major:
Doctor of academic degree: 083000| Environmental science and engineering.
Doctor of professional degree: 085700| Resources and environment.
09/1995 -07/1999: Bachelor's degree, South China University of technology, majoring in fine chemical engineering;
091999-07/2004: Ph.D. in environmental engineering, South China University of technology;
07/2004 -11/2008: Lecturer, School of environment and energy, South China University of technology;
12/2008 – 07/2013: Associate Professor, School of environment and energy, South China University of technology;
08/2013 – 07/2014: Visiting scholar, Department of environmental science Rutgers / New Jersey State University (USA);
08/ 2014 to 08/2016: Associate professor, School of environment and energy, South China University of technology;
09/ 2016 to now: Professor, School of environment and energy, South China University of technology.
Water Treatment Theory and Technology
Ecological Engineering and Environmental Restoration
Environmental Functional Materials
01/2020-12/2023, National Natural Science Foundation of China Project 41977114: Mechanism of microbial-mediated zero-valent iron corrosion and immobilization of low-potential heavy metals, , CNY 730,000, Project leader.
10/2018-12/2022, National Key Research and Development Program of China: Iron-based remediation materials, technologies and equipment for redox-based heavy metal adsorption and immobilization and organic matter removal, 3.49 million, Subproject leader.
01/2019-12/2020, Implementation Status of Cleaner Production and Its Countermeasures in Key Industry Enterprises of Zhongshan City, CNY 145,000, Project leader.
01/2018-12/2021, Guangzhou Science and Technology Plan Key Project 201803030036: Integration of New Technologies for Removal of Heavy Metals from Rural Drinking Water and Promotion Demonstration of Complete Sets of Equipment, CNY 1 million, Project leader, in progress.
01/2016-12/2019, National Natural Science Foundation of China (41571302): Study on the synergistic mechanism of biochar-based zero-valent iron to accelerate the abiotic and biotic processes for remediation of chromium-contaminated soil, CNY 754,000, Project leader, in progress.
01/2016-12/2019, Science and Technology Innovation Project of Guangdong Water Resources Department (2016-26): Development of Low-cost Drinking Water Purification Technology and Integrated Treatment Equipment for Villages and Towns in Guangdong, CNY 732,000, Project leader, in progress.
01/2016-12/2017, Guangdong Provincial Science and Technology Plan Project: Modified amphiphilic polymer membrane for the development of new foliar fertilizer with reduced pesticide use and residue function, CNY 300,000, Project leader, in progress.
01/2015-12/2018, National Natural Science Foundation of China, Surface Project (41473107): Study on the abiotic transformation process of hexabromocyclododecane on the surface of active minerals and the effect of humic substances, CNY 960,000, Project member, in progress.
01/2015-12/2016, Key project funded by the basic research business expenses of central universities (2015ZZ047): Mechanism and regulation of induced abiotic and biotic synergistic effects of zero-valent iron for chromium contaminated site remediation, CNY 200,000, Project leader, in progress.
12/2015-12/2018, Guangzhou Science and Technology Plan Project: Research, Development and Demonstration of Municipal Domestic Waste Treatment and Disposal and Resourceful Utilization Technology, CNY 1 million, project member, in progress.
01/2015-12/2018, Project entrusted by enterprise: Research on the development of nano-adsorbent materials and their application in waste gas treatment, CNY 100,000, Project leader, in progress.
01/2013-12/2018, Project entrusted by enterprise: Research on Resource Utilization of Construction Residue and Dirt in Guangzhou City, CNY 195,000, Project leader, in progress.
01/2014-12/2017, National Science and Technology Support Program Project Subproject (Subproject No.: 2014BAC10B01-3): Optimization and Demonstration of Key Technology for Phenol-Ammonia Recovery of Coal Chemical Wastewater (Cooperation), CNY 920,000, project member, in progress.
Chen Le, Jinhua Wu*, Shubo Deng, Ping Li, Xiangde Wang, Nengwu Zhu, Pingxiao Wu. Effects of common dissolved anions on the reduction of para-chloronitrobenzene by zero-valent iron in groundwater. Water Science & Technology, 2011, 63(7): 1485-1490
Chen Le, Jinhua Wu*, Ping Li, Xiangde Wang, Nengwu Zhu, Pingxiao Wu, Bo Yang. Decolorization of anthraquinone dye Reactive Blue 19 by the combination of persulfate and zero-valent iron. Water Science & Technology, 2011, 64(3): 754-759
Chen Le, Junqian Liang, Jinhua Wu*, Ping Li, Xiangde Wang, Nengwu Zhu, Pingxiao Wu, Bo Yang. Effective degradation of para-chloronitrobenzene through a sequential treatment using zero-valent iron reduction and Fenton oxidation. Water Science & Technology, 2011, 64(10): 2126-2131
 Junqian Liang, Jinhua Wu*, Ping Li, Xiangde Wang, Bo Yang. Shaddock peel as a novel low-cost adsorbent for removal of methylene blue from dye wastewater. Desalination and Water Treatment, 2012, 39(1-3): 70-75
Weizhao Yin, Jinhua Wu*, Ping Li, Xiangde Wang, Nengwu Zhu, Pingxiao Wu, Bo Yang. Experimental study of zero-valent iron induced nitrobenzene reduction in groundwater: The effects of pH, iron dosage, oxygen and common dissolved anions. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2012, 184(3): 198-204
Weizhao Yin, Jinhua Wu*, Guanghui Lin, Ping Li, Xiangde Wang, Bin Zhu, Bo Yang. Reductive transformation of pentachloronitrobenzene by zero-valent iron and mixed anaerobic culture. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2012, 210(11): 309-315
Jinhua Wu*, Guanghui Lin, Ping Li, Weizhao Yin, Xiangde Wang, Bo Yang. Heterogeneous Fenton like degradation of an azo dye reactive brilliant orange by the combination of activated carbon-FeOOH catalyst and H2O2. Water Science & Technology, 2013, 67(3): 572-578
Jinhua Wu*, Weizhao Yin, Jingjing Gu, Ping Li, Xiangde Wang, Bo Yang. A biotic Fe0-H2O system for nitrobenzene removal from groundwater. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2013, 226(15): 14-21
Jinhua Wu*, Guocai Chen, Jingjing Gu, Weizhao Yin, Mengxiong Lu, Ping Li, Bo Yang. Effects of hydraulic retention time and nitrobenzene concentration on the performance of sequential upflow anaerobic filter and air lift reactors in treating nitrobenzene-containing wastewater. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2014, 21(22): 12800-12810
Weizhao Yin, Jinhua Wu*, Weilin Huang, Chaohai Wei. Enhanced nitrobenzene removal and column longevity by coupled abiotic and biotic processes in zero-valent iron column. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2015, 259(1): 417-423
Zhonghang Ruan, Jinhua Wu, Jianfei Huang, Zuantao Lin, Yanfang Li, Yonglin Liu, Piaoyang Cao, Yueping Fang, Jun Xie, Gangbiao Jiang. Facile preparation of rosin-based biochar coated bentonite for supporting α-Fe2O3 nanoparticles and its application for Cr(VI) adsorption. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2015, 3: 4595-4603
Weizhao Yin, Jinhuawu Wu*, Weilin Huang, Yongtao Li, Gangbiao Jiang. The effects of flow rate and concentration on nitrobenzene removal in abiotic and biotic zero-valent iron columns. Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 560-561: 12-18
Dongyu Li, Jishu Zhu, Jinhua Wu*, Weizhao Yin, Hao Liang, Guanghui Lin. Development of an activated carbon-supported zero-valent iron catalyst (AC-Fe0) for enhancing degradation of reactive brilliant orange and reducing iron sludge production. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 2016, 35(4): 949-956
Jianfei Huang, Yongtao Li, Jinhua Wu, Piaoyang Cao, Yonglin Liu Gangbiao Jiang. Floatable, macroporous structured alginate sphere supporting iron nanoparticles used for emergent Cr(VI) spill treatment. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2016, 146: 115-122
Jianfei Huang, Yongtao Li, Jinhua Wu, Xianming Dong, Piaoyang Cao, Yonglin Liu, Zuantao Lin, Gangbiao Jiang. Facile preparation of amorphous iron nanoparticles ﬁlled alginate matrix composites with high stability. Composites Science and Technology, 2016, 134: 168-174
Weizhao Yin, Yongtao Li, Jinhua Wu∗, Guocai Chen, Gangbiao Jiang, Ping Li, Jingjing Gu, Hao Liang, Chuansheng Liu. Enhanced Cr(VI) removal from groundwater by Fe0-H2O system with bio-amended iron corrosion. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2017, 332: 42-50
Jiawei Zhong, Weizhao Yin, Yongtao Li, Ping Li, Jinhua Wu*, Gangbiao Jiang, Jingjing Gu, Hao Liang. Column study of enhanced Cr(VI) removal and longevity by coupled abiotic and biotic processes using Fe0 and mixed anaerobic culture. Water Research, 2017, 122: 536-544
Yili Fang, Weizhao Yin, Yanbin Jiang, Hengjun Ge, Ping Li, Jinhua Wu*. Depth treatment of coal-chemical engineering wastewater by a cost-effective sequential heterogeneous Fenton and biodegradation process. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2018, (25): 13118-13126
Mei Su, Ping Li, Jinhua Wu*, et al. Enhanced hexavalent chromium removal by activated carbon modified with micro-sized goethite using a facile impregnation method. Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 647: 47-56
Bing Li, Weizhao Yin, Jinhua Wu*, et al. Facile modification of activated carbon with highly dispersed nano-sized α-Fe2O3 for enhanced removal of hexavalent chromium from aqueous solutions. Chemosphere, 2019, 224: 220-227
Dr.Wu, professor, mainly focuses on the research and application of water treatment theory and technology, ecological engineering and environmental restoration and environmental functional materials. In recent years, he has presided over and completed more than 30 national natural science foundation projects, provincial and municipal industry university research projects and enterprise entrusted projects, focusing on the combination of basic research and practical application. The developed technology has been applied in enterprises and highly praised by the industry. He has won one third prize of national environmental protection science and Technology Award (ranking third), applied for 15 invention patents, and published 50 academic papers as the first author or corresponding author, including 20 SCI papers.