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Lei Zhongfang

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Affiliation
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Official title
Associate Professor
ORCID
0000-0002-0479-6179
KAKEN ID
30634505
URL
Email
 
Office
Natural Science Building B306 (理科棟 B306)
Phone
+81 29 853 6703
Fax
+81 29 853 6703
Research fields
Environmental conscious materials and recycle
Environmental engineering and reduction of environmental burden
Research keywords
Environmental technology; environmental materials; waste and wastewater engineering; biological treatment
Research projects
A Sustainable and Recycling-oriented Wastewater Industry by Maximizing Valuable Resources and Energy Recovery Using the Novel Al2018-04 -- 2022-03雷中方Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science/科学研究費助成事業(科学研究費補助金)(基盤研究B)15,860,000Yen
Environmental Interface Engineering Based on Dynamic Analysis of Colloidal Flocculation2016-04 -- 2021-03Yasuhisa AdachiJapan Society of for the Promotion of Science/Kiban Kenkyu S113,460,000Yen
バイオガス発電効率化に関する研究2015-11 -- 2018-08Zhongfang Lei株式会社フソウ/5,833,000Yen
Formation of Granules with High Phosphorus Content to Realize Efficient Phosphorus Recovery from Waste Activated Sludge by Using2015-04 -- 2018-03雷 中方Japan Society for the Promotion of Science/科学研究費(基盤研究C)4,810,000Yen
有機性廃棄物からの窒素回収及びアンモニア阻害を抑制可能な乾式メタン発酵法の実現2013-04 -- 2016-03Zhang ZhenyaJapan Society of for the Promotion of Science/科学研究費助成事業(基盤研究B)17,160,000Yen
The Demonstration Engineering Project on 'Pollution Control and Reclamation of Baimi Village’s Swine Wastes'2009-03 -- 2011-12Zhongfang LeiKunshan municipal government, Jiangsu Province, China/
Investigation of Dry- and Wet-separated Anaerobic Fermentation of Livestock Wastes and Safe Disposal of Fermentation Effluent2009-03 -- 2012-12Zhongfang LeiKunshan Asset Management Co., Ltd, China/
Application Study on the Improvement of Discharge Standards for Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants2009-06 -- 2011-11Zhongfang LeiChangzhou Municipal Science and Technology Bureau, China/
Development of Monitoring System for Water Environment Based on Self-Organized Wireless Sensor Technology2008-09 -- 2010-07Zhongfang LeiThe Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission, China/
Study of Cleaner Energy Production from Agricultural Wastes and Its Application2007-04 -- 2008-10Zhongfang LeiThe Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission, China/
Career history
1997-01 -- 1998-12Postdoctoral Workstation of SINOPEC Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited, jointly recruited with Fudan University Postdoctoral Researcher
1999-01 -- 2012-03Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fudan University Lecturer, Associate Professor
2012-04 -- (current)University of Tsukuba Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences Associate Professor
Academic background
1994-03 -- 1996-12Tongji University Environmental Science and EngineeringCompleted
Degree
1996-12-25Doctor of EngineeringTongji University, China
Academic societies
2018-06 -- (current)The Society for Biotechnology, Japan
2021-06 -- (current)International Bioprocessing Association (Life membership)
2017-01 -- (current)International Water Association
2016-04 -- (current)JAPAN SOCIETY ON WATER ENVIRONMENT
2011-04 -- (current)JAPANESE SOCIETY OF WATER TREATMENT BIOLOGY
Honors & Awards
2002-12Outstanding Individual at Laboratory Management in Academies and Universities in Shanghai between 1998-2002
2004-06-20the Best Teacher in the Hearts of Undergraduate Students
2009-01-12the Best Teaching Material in the 9th China Petroleum and Chemical Industry(the Second Award)Publishment of the book ‘Experiments of Environmental Engineering'
2009-06-25the Best Teacher in the Hearts of Undergraduate Students
2011-11日本水処理生物学会第14回論文賞受賞
Articles
Books
  • Experiments of Environmental Engineering
    Lei Zhongfang
    Chemical Industry Press, 2007-06
Conference, etc.
  • Seasonal Dynamics of Microcystin-degrading Bacteria and Toxic Cyanobacterial Blooms: Interaction and Influence of Environment Factors
    Qian Yilin; Okano Kunihiro; Itayama Tomoaki; Iwami Norio;...
    4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-03-27--2021-03-28
  • Effect of TN/TP Ratio on Growth and Geosmin Productive Activity in Cyanobacteria
    Shen Qingyue; Miao Hanchen; Akiyama Saya; Tsukino Shinya;...
    4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-03-27--2021-03-28
  • Biological Removal of Toxic Cyanobacteria Focused on Symbiotic Bacteria with Cyanobacterial Predators
    Sumita Toru; Okano Kunihiro; Itayama Tomoaki; Iwami Norio...
    4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-03-27--2021-03-28
  • Risk Assessment of Multi-drug Resistant Bacteria for Environment
    Zhang Chi; Miao Hanchen; Wang Runsan; Hao Liting; Utsumi ...
    4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-03-27--2021-03-28
  • Development of Algal-bacterial Granular Sludge System for Tropical Regions
    Ozaki Kazuho; Lei Zhongfang; Abdullah Norhayati; Iwamoto ...
    4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-03-27--2021-03-28
  • Effective ammonia recovery from swine manure by dry anaerobic digestion and air stripping at high total solids content
    Huang Weiwei; Zhao Ziwen; Yuan Tian; Lei Zhongfang; Cai W...
    日本生物工学会(第 67 回大会)/2015-10-26--2015-10-28
  • Effect of hydrothermal pretreatment on VFAs production from rice straw through anaerobic fermentation
    Zhao Ziwen; Huang Weiwei; Yuan Tian; Cai Wei; Lei Zhongfa...
    日本生物工学会(第 67 回大会)/2015-10-26--2015-10-28
  • Accumulation of volatile fatty acids and change in phosphorus fractions during alkaline dry anaerobic fermentation of swine manure: Effect of different alkalis
    Yuan Tian; Huang Weiwei; Zhao Ziwen; Lei Zhongfang; Zhang...
    日本生物工学会(第 67 回大会)/2015-10-26--2015-10-28
  • Effect of alkalinity on dry anaerobic digestion of swine manure in a prototype cylindrical digester
    Ondiba Hesborn Andole; Huang Weiwei; Cai Wei; Zhao Ziwen;...
    日本水処理生物学会(第53回大会)/2016-11-10--2016-11-12
  • Effect of alkalinity adjustment on methane production from batch mesophilic dry anaerobic digestion of swine manure
    Jarrahi Imen; Yuan Tian; Zhao Ziwen; Lei Zhongfang; Zhang...
    日本水処理生物学会(第54回大会)/2017-11-8--2017-11-10
  • Fertilizer potential of liquid product from hydrothermal treatment of swine manure
    Yuan Tian; Cheng Yanfei; Huang Weiwei; Zhang Zhenya; Lei ...
    日本水処理生物学会(第54回大会)/2017-11-8--2017-11-10
  • 消化汚泥嫌気処理における塩化マグネシウムの添加による窒素およびリン濃度への影響
    河村 康平; 原 田; 雷 中方
    日本水処理生物学会(第55回大会)/2018-11-2--2018-11-4
  • Enhancement on semi-dry anaerobic digestion for methane production from dairy manure pretreated with potassium permanganate: effect on biodegradability of lignocellulosic materials
    Wang Yinxin; Yuan Tian; Zhang Zhenya; Lei Zhongfang; Shim...
    4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Feasibility of anaerobic digestion system coupling biogas recirculation with chemical addition for simultaneous biogas upgrading, phosphorus recovery and sludge conditioning
    Yuan Tian; Wang Yinxin; Nuramkhaan Marjangul; Wang Xuezhi...
    4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Hydrothermal Treatment of Sewage Sludge to Produce Bio Solid Fuel: Investigation of Combustion Characteristics
    Silva Rammuni Dilini Vasundara Kumari; Lei Zhongfang; Shi...
    The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Accelerated Formation and Enhanced Biomass Growth of Algal-bacterial Aerobic Granular Sludge through Illumination during Aerobic Phase
    Wei Yanjun; Wang Jixiang; Lei Zhongfang; Shimizu Kazuya; ...
    The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Interactions between Algae and Bacteria on Phosphorus Removal in Response to Major Ions in Wastewater by Using Algal-bacterial Aerobic Granular Sludge System
    Wang Jixiang; Lei Zhongfang; Tian Caixing; Liu Sen; Shimi...
    The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Influences of Industrial and Municipal Wastewater Effluents on Water Quality of the Volta Lake: Case Study of the Akosombo Area in Ghana
    Semaha Philip; Tian Caixing; Zhao Ziwen; Lei Zhongfang; S...
    The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Effect of Organic Loading Rate on Dynamic Hexavalent Chromium Adsorption/Desorption Using Aerobic Granular Sludge in Sequencing Batch Reactor
    Tian Caixing; Wang Di; Wang Jixiang; Lei Zhongfang; Shimi...
    The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Comparison between Bacterial and Algal-bacterial Aerobic granular Sludge during Cr(VI) Biosorption: Response to Bacterial Inhibitor and Electron Donor
    Zhang Guanghao; Yang Xiaojing; Hirayama Shota; Nguyen Bac...
    The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Effect of Salinity on Cr (VI) Bioremediation by Algal-bacterial Aerobic Granular Sludge Treating Synthetic Wastewater
    Nguyen Bach Van; Yang Xiaojing; Zhang Guanghao; Hirayama ...
    The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Effects of Aeration on Start-up and Performance of Microalgae Biogranulation System
    Yang Yuyi; Wang Qian; Lei Zhongfang; Shimizu Kazuya; Zhan...
    The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Application of N2-Nanobubble Water to Anaerobic Co-digestion of Alkaline Lignin and Waste Activated Sludge: Simultaneous Enhancement on Lignin Degradation and Methane Production
    Yang Xiaojing; Nie Jingmin; Wei Yu; Zhao Ziwen; Shimizu K...
    The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Urban Pig Production in Ghana: Focusing on Waste Generation and Management
    Semaha Philip; Lei Zhongfang; Shimizu Kazuya; Zhang Zhenya
    The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
  • Cr(VI) Biosorption by Algal-bacterial Aerobic Granular Sludge: Contribution of Extracellular Polymeric Substance Fractions and Cr Immobilization in Granules
    Hirayama 17. Shota; Yang Xiaojing; Zhang Guanghao; Nguyen...
    The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste and Rural Environment/2021-3-27--2021-3-28
Teaching
2020-04 -- 2020-08Thesis Seminar in Environmental Sciences 1S [Japanese]University of Tsukuba.
2020-04 -- 2020-08Seminar in Environmental Sciences 1S [Japanese]University of Tsukuba.
2020-10 -- 2021-02Thesis Seminar in Environmental Sciences 1F [Japanese]University of Tsukuba.
2020-10 -- 2021-02Seminar in Environmental Sciences 1F [Japanese]University of Tsukuba.
2020-10 -- 2021-02Special Exercise of Sustainable Environmental Studies III (B)University of Tsukuba.
2020-08 -- 2020-09Fundamental Environmental Engineering LaboratoryUniversity of Tsukuba.
2020-11 -- 2020-11Forum on Environmental Studies IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2020-04 -- 2020-08Internship in Environmental Studies IIIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2020-10 -- 2021-02Internship in Environmental Studies IIIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2020-10 -- 2021-02Seminar in Environmental Sciences 1FUniversity of Tsukuba.
Other educational activities
2017-05 -- 2017-062017 Shanghai International InternshipUniversity of Tsukuba,SUSTEP
2016-09 -- 2016-092016 米軍子弟教育高大連携プロジェクトUniversity of Tsukuba
2016-09 -- 2016-09Mongolia InternshipUniversity of Tsukuba
2016-05 -- 2016-062016 Shanghai International InternshipUniversity of Tsukuba
2015-06 -- 2015-062015 Shanghai International Field Appraisal/Special InternshipUniversity of Tsukuba
2014-09 -- 2014-09Minamata Field Exercise: Minamata Unit 2014Kyushu University
2014-09 -- 2014-092014米軍子弟教育高大連携プロジェクト筑波大学
2014-02 -- 2014-02Hakkaido InternshipUniversity of Tsukuba
2013-12 -- 2013-12Vietnam International InternshipUniversity of Tsukuba
2013-09 -- 2013-092013米軍子弟教育高大連携プロジェクト筑波大学
Talks
  • Stability of Adsorption and Aerobic Granular Sludge Processes during Wastewater Treatment
    Lei Zhongfang; zhang zhenya
    サマースクール「土・水・生命環境とコロイド界面現象」2014/2014-8-1--2014-8-2
  • Stability of Adsorption and Aerobic Granular Sludge Processes during Wastewater Treatment
    Lei Zhongfang; zhang zhenya
    サマースクール「土・水・生命環境とコロイド界面現象」2014/2014-8-1--2014-8-2
  • Stabilization and Reclamation of Organic Solid Wastes - with Sewage Sludge and Swine Manure as Examples
    Lei Zhongfang
    English Class for Wastewater and Waste Treatment and Recycling/2014-05-02--2014-05-07
  • Research Activities in Wastewater Treatment and Biomass Conversion in Year 2013
    Lei Zhongfang
    The 3rd SUSTEP Consirtium Meeting/2014-03-21--2014-03-23
  • Welcome to Join University of Tsukuba
    Lei Zhongfang
    Japanese University Fair in Danang, Vietnam/2012-11-22--2012-11-22
Professional activities
2021-06 -- 2022-05International Bioprocessing AssociationCountry Representative (Japan)
2021-01 -- (current)エルゼビアEditorial Board Member for Bioresource Technology
2020-06 -- (current)ElsevierEditorial Board Member for Journal of Water Process Engineering
2017-04 -- 2017-10The 15th IWA World Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, Side Event III - Workshop on Anaerobic Fermentation Biotechnology for OrgaInternational Organization Committee/Committee Member
2019-03 -- 2019-11International Conference on Advances in Food and Industrial BiotechnologyInternational Organization Committee/Committee Member
2019-03 -- 2019-11International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology (NHBT-2019)International Organization Committee/Committee Member
2019-09 -- 2021-03The 4th International Conference on Recent Advancements in Sustainable Management of Livestock Industry and Rural EnvironmentOrganization Committee/General Manager
2017-08 -- (current)ElsevierEditorial Board Member for Bioresource Technology Reports
University Management
2020-04 -- 2021-03SUSTEP ProgramVice Chair
2019-04 -- 2020-03SUSTEP ProgramVice Chair
2018-04 -- 2019-03SUSTEP ProgramVice Chair
2017-04 -- 2018-03SUSTEP ProgramVice Chair
2016-04 -- 2017-03SUSTEPVice Chair
2015-04 -- 2016-03SUSTEP ProgramVice Chair
2014-04 -- 2015-03SUSTEP ProgramVice Chair
2013-04 -- 2014-03SUSTEP Program委員
Other activities
2013-11 -- 2013-11During Nov 13-15, guided 11 students to attend the 50th Annual Conference of Japanese Society of Water Treatment Biology in Kobe, Japan.
2013-04 -- 2014-03Assisted Prof ZHANG Zhenya in the guidance of 13 Doctoral and 24 Master program students in addition to supervising 1 Master student of my own. During the past year 2013, 6 students obtained their Doctoral degree and 14 students got their Master degree; among them three of them were honored with the Principal Award (from University of Tsukuba) and one of them was awarded with the Dean Award (Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences)
2012-11 -- 2013-03As one of the coordinators with Vietnamese and Chinese Universities and co-operated with Prof Higano and Prof Yabar, be responsible for the establishment of the MoUs with Fudan University (China) and Danang University (Vietnam). Now the two MoUs are in progress.
2013-03 -- 2013-03Together with Prof Miyamoto, Prof Mizunoya and Prof Kaida, visited Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. On 27 March, 2013, delivered a speech titled as’ Research on Wastewater Treatment and Recycling’ and sought the chance of cooperation with the Professors in UGM.
2012-11 -- 2012-11Guided two graduate students to take part in the Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Water Treatment Biology, and delivered two presentations: 1) Nitrite removal from synthetic wastewater by electrical method; and 2) Adsorption removal of phosphate from aqueous solution through Kanuma clay.
2012-11 -- 2012-11Together with Prof Higano, visited Hanoi University of Science, JICA Vietnam Office, Vietnam International Education Development (VIED), and Danang University, Vietnam. Did preparation for SUSTEP program. On 22 Nov, 2012, gave an introduction of University of Tsukuba titled as ‘Welcome to Join University of Tsukuba’ to the Vietnamese students and young teachers at the Japanese University Fair held in Danang University
2012-05 -- 2012-05Together with Prof Masuda, visited Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam and JICA Vietnam Office. On 11 May, 2012, introduced one Master program of Environmental Sciences (UT) titled ‘Master’s Level English Program in Waste Management’ to the related departments of HUS, and started the coordination between UT and HUS.
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