ZHANG BotaoAssociate Professor      



Research area:

Environmental Chemistry

Pollution Control and Remediation Technology

Environmental Materials

Personal resume


Sep. 1998-Jul. 2005, Jilin University, Environmental Sciences, Bachelor & Master

Sep. 2005-Jun. 2008, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Ph.D.

Working Experiences:

Jul.2008-Dec. 2008, Western Kentucky University, Visiting Scholar

Jan.2009-Dec.2010, University of Wyoming and Georgia Institute of Technology, Postdoctor

Aug.2011-, Beijing Normal University, Associate Professor

Scientific research


1.Bo-Tao Zhang*, Hong Liu, Yan Liu, Yanguo Teng, Application trends of nanofibers in analytical chemistry, TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 2020, 131, 115992.

2.Yang Zhang, Bo-Tao Zhang*, Yanguo Teng, Juanjuan Zhao, Xiaojie Sun, Heterogeneous activation of persulfate by carbon nanofiber supported Fe3O4@carbon composites for efficient ibuprofen degradation, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2021, 401, 123428.

3.Yang Zhang, Bo-Tao Zhang*, Yanguo Teng, Juanjuan Zhao, Lulu Kuang, Xiaojie Sun, Activation of persulfate by core-shell structured Fe3O4@C/CDs-Ag nanocomposite for the efficient degradation of penicillin, Separation and Purification Technology, 2021, 254, 117617.

4.Bo-Tao Zhang*, Yiman Gao, Chunye Lin, Wen Yang, Tong Liu, Xitao Liu, Ying Wang, Spatial distribution of phthalate acid esters in sediments of the Laizhou Bay and its relationship with anthropogenic activities and geochemical variables, Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 722, 137912.

5.Yang Zhang, Bo-Tao Zhang*, Yanguo Teng, Juanjuan Zhao, Lulu Kuang, Xiaojie Sun, Carbon nanofibers supported Co/Ag bimetallic nanoparticles for heterogeneous activation of peroxymonosulfate and efficient oxidation of amoxicillin. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2020, 400, 123290.

6.Bo-Tao Zhang*, Qian Wang, Yang Zhang, Yanguo Teng, Maohong Fan, Degradation of ibuprofen in the carbon dots/Fe3O4@carbon sphere pomegranate-like composites activated persulfate system, Separation and Purification Technology, 2020, 242, 116820.

7.Bo-Tao Zhang*, Yiman Gao, Chunye Lin, Tong Liu, Xitao Liu, Yan Ma, Hongrui Wang, Spatial distribution of phthalate acid esters in sediments and its relationships with anthropogenic activities and environmental variables of the Jiaozhou Bay, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2020, 155, 111161.

8.Wen Yang, Jun Yan, Ying Wang, Bo-Tao Zhang*, Hongjie Wang, Seasonal variation of aquatic macrophytes and its relationship with environmental factors in Baiyangdian Lake, China, Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 708, 135112.

9.Mei Han, Xuerui Niu, Man Tang, Bo-Tao Zhang*, Guoqiang Wang, Weifeng Yue, Xianglun Kong, Jiqian Zhu, Distribution of microplastics in surface water of the lower Yellow River near estuary, Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 707, 135601.

10.Yang Zhang, Bo-Tao Zhang*, Yanguo Teng, Juanjuan Zhao, Activated carbon supported nanoscale zero valent iron for cooperative adsorption and persulfate-driven oxidation of ampicillin, Environmental Technology & Innovation, 2020, 19, 100956.

11.Man Tang, Bo-Tao Zhang*, Yanguo Teng, Meilin Liu, Yang Zhang, Fast determination of peroxymonosulfate by flow injection chemiluminescence using the Tb(III) ligand in micelle medium, Luminescence, 2020, 35, 274-283.

12.Yuanyuan Qian, Jun Liu, Bo-Tao Zhang, Yanbin Huang, Dawei Cao, Kuankuan Ren, Haoran Tang, Yang Sun, Qicong Li, Cheng Yang, Shengchun Qu, Zhijie Wang, Yongxin Li, Observation of plasmon boosted photoelectrochemical activities on single Au/Cu2O nanoelectrode, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2020, 53(16), 165102.

13.Lulu Mao, Xitao Liu, Baodong Wang, Chunye Lin, Ming Xin, Bo-Tao Zhang, Tingting Wu, Mengchang He, Wei Ouyang, Occurrence and risk assessment of total mercury and methylmercury in surface seawater and sediments from the Jiaozhou Bay, Yellow Sea, Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 714, 136539.

14.Weifeng Yue, Kaikai Meng, Kaixuan Hou, Rui Zuo, Bo-Tao Zhang, GuoqiangWang, Evaluating climate and irrigation effects on spatiotemporal variabilities of regional groundwater in an arid area using EOFs, Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 709, 136147.

15.Lei Zheng, Tingting Liu, En Xie, Mingxue Liu, Aizhong Ding, Bo-Tao Zhang, Xiaoyan Li, Dayi Zhang, Partition and fate of phthalate acid esters (PAEs) in a full-scale horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetland treating polluted river water, Water, 2020, 12(3), 865.

16.Yujiao Sun, Juanjuan Zhao, Bo-Tao Zhang*, Jie Li, Yongbin Shi, Yang Zhang, Oxidative degradation of chloroxylenol in aqueous solution by thermally activated persulfate: Kinetics, mechanisms and toxicities, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2019, 368, 553-563.

17.Zhaokui Ni, Shengrui Wang, Bo-Tao Zhang, Yuemin Wang, Hong Li, Response of sediment organic phosphorus composition to lake trophic status in China, Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 652, 495-504.

18.Bo-Tao Zhang*, Yang Zhang, Yanguo Teng, Electrospun magnetic cobalt–carbon nanofiber composites with axis-sheath structure for efficient peroxymonosulfate activation, Applied Surface Science, 2018, 452, 443–450.

19.Huan Huan#, Bo-Tao Zhang#, Huimin Kong, Mingxiao Li, Wei Wang, Beidou Xi, Guoqiang Wang, Comprehensive assessment of groundwater pollution risk based on HVF model: A case study in Jilin City of northeast China, Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 628-629, 1518-1530.

20.Bo-Tao Zhang, Jun Liu, Shizhong Yue, Yanguo Teng, Zhijie Wang, Xiaobao Li, Shengchun Qu, Zhanguo Wang, Hot electron injection: an efficacious approach to charge LaCoO3 for improving the water splitting efficiency, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2017, 219, 432-438.

21.Bo-Tao Zhang*, Yang Zhang, Weixu Xiang, Yanguo Teng, Ying Wang, Comparison of the catalytic performances of different commercial cobalt oxides for peroxymonosulfate activation during dye degradation, Chemical Research in Chinese Universities, 2017, 33(5), 822-827.

22.Bo-Tao Zhang*, Weixu Xiang, Xuemei Jiang, Yang Zhang, Yanguo Teng, Oxidation of dyes by alkaline-activated peroxymonosulfate, Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2016, 142(4), 04016003.

23.Ying Wang, Chanchan Shen, Manman Zhang, Bo-Tao Zhang, Yan-Ge Yu, The electrochemical degradation of ciprofloxacin using a SnO2-Sb/Ti anode: Influencing factors, reaction pathways and energy demand, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2016, 296, 79-89.

24.Bo-Tao Zhang*, Yang Zhang, Yanguo Teng, Maohong Fan, Sulfate radical and its application in decontamination technologies, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 2015, 45(16), 1756-1800.

25.Ying Wang, Yange Yu, Caolin Deng, Jinggang Wang, Bo-Tao Zhang, Synthesis of mesoporous MCM-41 supported reduced graphene oxide-Fe catalyst for heterogeneous Fenton degradation of phenol, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 103989-103998.

26.Bo-Tao Zhang, Hai-Fang Li, Xiaoxia Zheng, Yanguo Teng, Yan Liu, Jin-Ming Lin, Preparation of durable graphene-bonded titanium fibers for efficient microextraction of phthalates from aqueous matrices and analysis with gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, Journal of Chromatography A, 2014, 1370, 9-16.

27.Xiaoxia Zheng, Bo-Tao Zhang*, Yanguo Teng, Distribution of phthalate acid esters in lakes of Beijing and its relationship with anthropogenic activities, Science of the Total Environment, 2014, 476-477, 107-113.

28.Yuanzheng Zhai, Jinsheng Wang, Bo-Tao Zhang, Yongli Guo, Yanguo Teng, Jun Zhou, Physical, hydrochemical and isotopic characteristics of springs in Beijing,China, compared to historical properties, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 2014, 300(1), 315-323.

29.Bo-Tao Zhang, Xiaoxia Zheng, Hai-Fang Li, Jin-Ming Lin, Application of carbon-based nanomaterials in sample preparation: A review, Analytica Chimica Acta. 2013, 784, 1-17.

30.Guilan Huang, Hai-Fang Li, Bo-Tao Zhang, Yuan Ma, Jin-Ming Lin, Vortex solvent bar microextraction for phthalate esters from aqueous matrices. Talanta, 2012, 100, 64-70.

31.Bo-Tao Zhang, Maohong Fan, Alan E Bland, CO2 separation by a new solid K-Fe sorbent, Energy & Fuels, 2011, 25(4), 1919-1925.

32.Bo-Tao Zhang, Lixia Zhao, Jin-Ming Lin, Chemiluminescence and energy transfer mechanism of lanthanide ions in different media based on peroxomonosulfate system, Luminescence, 2010, 25(4), 322-327.

33. Bo-Tao Zhang, Lixia Zhao, Jin-Ming Lin, Determination of folic acid by chemiluminescence based on peroxomonosulfate-cobalt(II) system, Talanta, 2008, 74(5), 1154-1159.

34. Bo-Tao Zhang, Lixia Zhao, Jin-Ming Lin, Study on superoxide and hydroxyl radicals generated in indirect electrochemical oxidation by chemiluminescence and UV-visible spectra, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2008, 20(8), 1006-1011.

35. Shu-Xuan Liang, Li-Xia Zhao, Bo-Tao Zhang, Jin-Ming Lin, Experimental studies on the chemiluminescence reaction mechanism of carbonate/bicarbonate and hydrogen peroxide in the presence of cobalt(II), The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2008, 112(4), 618-623.

36. Yong Ma, Bo-Tao Zhang, Li-Xia Zhao, Guangsheng Guo, Jin-Ming Lin, Determination of rifampicin by peroxomonosulfate-cobalt(II) chemiluminescence system, Chinese Journal of Chemistry, 2008, 26(5), 905-910.

37. Yong Ma, Bo-Tao Zhang, Lixia Zhao, Guangsheng Guo, Jin-Ming Lin, Study on the generation mechanism of reactive oxygen species on calcium peroxide by chemiluminescence and UV-visible spectra, Luminescence, 2007, 22(6), 575-580.

Teaching experience

Advance Environmental Analytical Technology

Technical English

Social service

Chinese Chemical Letters, Editorial Board

Beijing Physical & Chemistry Testing Technology Society, Councilor

Honorary award

2015, Awardsof China Association for Instrumental Analysis, First Prize,