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Lei Zhongfang

Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Official title
Associate Professor
Natural Science Building B306 (理科棟 B306)
+81 29 853 6703
+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
1996-12-25Doctor of EngineeringTongji University, China
Academic societies
2017-01 -- (current)International Water Association
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
  • Experiments of Environmental Engineering
    Lei Zhongfang
    Chemical Industry Press, 2007-06
Conference, etc.
  • Sustainable manure management by coupling hydrothermal pretreatment with dry anaerobic digestion: Focus on energy and resources recovery
    Lei Zhongfang; Shimizu Kazuya; Zhang Zhenya; Lee Duu-Jong
    International Conference on Advances in Food and Industrial Biotechnology/2019-11-24--2019-11-26
  • Algal-bacterial aerobic granular sludge: Potentials and challenges
    Lei Zhongfang; Shimizu Kazuya; Zhang Zhenya; Lee Duu-Jong
    International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology (NHBT-2019)/2019-11-20--2019-11-24
  • Potentials of hydrothermal treatment for anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge regarding energy balance, resources transformation and sludge dewaterability
    Lei Zhongfang
    2019 Conference of Environmental Sciences of Zhengzhou University and University of Tsukuba/2019-8-27--2019-8-31
  • Response of algal-bacterial granular system to low carbon wastewater: Focus on granular stability, nutrients removal and accumulation
    Lei Zhongfang; Zhao Ziwen; Yang Xiaojing; Cai Wei; 清水和...
  • 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
    雷 中方; 河村康平; 原田; 清水和哉; 張振亜
  • Development of activated hydrochar from paddy straw for nutrient adsorption and crop water management
    Lei Zhongfang; Kavindi Gajasinghe Arachchige Ganga
    10th International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management/2019-5-7--2019-5-9
  • Nitrogen Removal Restoration by Bacterial Community Change on antibiotics exposure
    Utsumi Motoo; Hao Liting; Shimizu Kazuya; Okano Kunihiro;...
    17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME17)/2018-8-12--2018-8-17
  • 藍藻類捕食者の共生細菌による有毒物質分解の機能解析
    雷 中方; 張 振亜; 清水 和哉; 柳谷 将; 住田 透; 板山 朋聡;...
  • Fertilizer potential of liquid product from hydrothermal treatment of swine manure
    Yuan Tian; Cheng Yanfei; Huang Weiwei; Lei Zhongfang; Zha...
  • Recent Research Progress on Sustainable Management of Manure Waste through Energy and Resources Recovery
    Lei Zhongfang; Zhang Zhenya
    2018 Symposium on Technological Innovations in Environmental Pollution Control and Resources Recovery & Utilization/2018-5-30--2018-6-2
  • Research on Wastewater Treatment in Tsukuba
    Lei Zhongfang; Zhang Zhenya
    The China-Japan Joint Seminar on Water Environment Technology/2018-5-29--2018-5-30
  • Energy and Resources Recovery from Waste and Wastewater Treatment
    Lei Zhongfang; Zhang Zhenya
    International Workshop on Environmental Science Technology and Sustainability Assessment/2017-8-3--2017-8-6
  • Hydrothermal pretreatment and its effects on resources and energy recovery from organic solid wastes
    Lei Zhongfang; Zhang Zhenya
    The 15th IWA World Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, Side Event III - Workshop on Anaerobic Fermentation Biotechnology for Organic Solid Waste/2017-10-14--2017-10-16
  • 有毒藍藻類産生毒Micrcystin-LRの吸着に及ぼす物理化学的に異なる畑作土壌構成要素におけるpHの影響特性
    Lei Zhongfang; 類家翔; 稲森隆平; 稲森悠平; 張振亜
  • 灌漑用水中藍藻毒Micrcystin-LRの異なる構成成分の畑作土壌における吸着に及ぼすpH影響の特性解析
    Lei Zhongfang; 類家翔; 稲森隆平; 稲森悠平; 張振亜
  • 金属ヘキサシアノ錯体吸着剤を用いた消化槽内アンモニアの除去技術の検討
    Lei Zhongfang; 藤本雅之; 南公隆; 桜井孝二; 内田達也; 川本徹
  • 配位高分子を用いた下水処理におけるアンモニア吸着
    Lei Zhongfang; 南公隆; 藤本雅之; 桜井孝二; 内田達也; 田中...
  • Effect of Alkalinity on Dry Anaerobic Digestion of Swine Manure in A Prototype Cylindrical Digester
    Lei Zhongfang; Andole Ondiba Hesborn; Huang Weiwei; Cai W...
  • 好気性グラニュール法における共存藻類等の有無による人工排水を基質とした処理性能の比較
    Lei Zhongfang; 小倉舜; 稲森隆平; 稲森悠平; 張振亜; 類家翔...
  • Study on Algal Granules’ Growth and Stability under Controlled Artificial Sunlight
    Lei Zhongfang; Jin Meishan; Cai Wei; Ahmad Johan Syafri M...
  • Effect of Direct Current Electric Field on Mature Aerobic Granular Sludge during Synthetic Ammonia Wastewater Treatment
    Lei Zhongfang; Zhang Boaiqi; Zhang Zhenya
  • Study on Stability of Aerobic Algal-bacterial Granular Sludge in A Continuous Flow Reactor
    Lei Zhongfang; Ahmad Johan Syafri Mahathir; Cai Wei; Jin ...
  • 曝気量の違いによる共存藻類等の有無による好気性グラニュール法の処理性能の比較
    Lei Zhongfang; 小倉舜; 稲森隆平; 稲森悠平; 趙子文; 張振亜
  • Performance of semi-dry anaerobic co-digestion of swine manure with rice straw under biogas slurry addition
    Qian Xiaoyong; Shen Genxiang; Wang Zhenqi; Li Jinwen; Lei...
    2nd International Conference on Machinery, Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (MMECEB)/2015-11-28--2015-11-29
  • Phosphorus species, distribution and bio-availability in aerobic granular sludge
    Wenli Huang; Wei Cai; Weiwei Huang; Zhenya Zhang; Lei Zho...
    サマースクール「土・水・生命環境とコロイド界面現象 - コロイドの凝集と沈降 - 」/2015-7-31--2015-07-31
2019-10 -- 2019-12Exercises in Environmental SciencesUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-02Seminar in Environmental Sciences 2University of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2019-12Field and Laboratory Practices in Environmental SciencesUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-06Fundamental Environmental Engineering LaboratoryUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-02Thesis Seminar in Environmental Sciences 2FUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2019-12Utilization and Recycling of Bio-resourcesUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-08Thesis Seminar in Environmental Sciences 2SUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2019-12Exercises in Environmental SciencesUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2019-12Utilization and Recycling of Bio-resourcesUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-02Thesis Seminar in Environmental Sciences 1F [Japanese]University 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
  • Stability of Adsorption and Aerobic Granular Sludge Processes during Wastewater Treatment
    Lei Zhongfang; zhang zhenya
  • Stability of Adsorption and Aerobic Granular Sludge Processes during Wastewater Treatment
    Lei Zhongfang; zhang zhenya
  • 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
2017-08 -- (current)ElsevierEditorial Board Member for Bioresource Technology Reports
University Management
2018-04 -- 2019-03SUSTEP
2017-04 -- 2018-03SUSTEP
2016-04 -- 2017-03SUSTEP
2015-04 -- 2016-03SUSTEP
2014-04 -- 2015-03SUSTEP
2013-04 -- 2014-03SUSTEP
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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(Last updated: 2019-12-05)