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Li Zhonghong

Sourse:   Date:2018-12-17

Prof. Dr. Zhonghong Li
Doctoral supervisor
College of Food Science and Engineering 
Northwest A & F University
20 Xinong Road
Yangling, Shaanxi, P.R.China, 712100
Office: A330 Food Science Building
Mobile phone: +86-15289385327
E-mail: steveli@nwsuaf.edu.cn ; lizhhsteve@163.com


8/2008-8/2009 Visiting Professor Worcester Polytechnic University, Massachusetts, USA 

7/2006    Ph.D   Agro-product Processing    Northwest A&F University 

7/2002    M.S.   Agro-product Processing    Northwest A&F University 

7/1996    B.S.   Mechanical Design & Manufacture   Northwest A&F University 

Research Interests

Nanotechnology based food safety control

Nanocomposite adsorbents


Electrochemical sensors 

Porous membranes


Food Engineering Principles (for undergraduates)

Latest Food Unit operation technology (for undergraduates)

Food Engineering Theory and New Technology (for Ph.D Candidates)

Research Progress in Food Science and Engineering Research (for Ph.D Candidates)


(1) X. Luo, W. Zhang, Y. Han, X. Chen, L. Zhu,W. Tang, J. Wang, T. Yue , Z. Li*. Nitrogen and sulfur co-doped carbon dots based “on-off-on” switchable fluorescent sensor for determination of ascorbic acid in common fruits, Food Chemistry 258 (2018) 214-221.

(2) Q. Yang, J. Wang, X. Chen, W. Yang, H. Pei, N. Hu, Z. Li, Y. Suo, T. Li, J. Wang*, The simultaneous detection and removal of organophosphorus pesticides by a novel Zr-MOF based smart adsorbent, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018 (6): 2184-2192. 

(3) W. Yang, J. Wang, Q. Yang, H. Pei, N. Hu, Y. Suo, Z. Li, D. Zhang, J. Wang*, Facile fabrication of robust MOF membranes on cloth via a CMC macromolecule bridge for highly efficient Pb(II) removal, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2018 (339): 230-239. 

(4) H. Pei, J. Wang, Q. Yang, W. Yang, N. Hu, Y. Suo, D. Zhang, Z. Li, J. Wang*, Interfacial growth of nitrogen-doped carbon with multi-functional groups on the MoS2 skeleton for efficient Pb(II) removal, Science of the Total Environment, 2018 (631-632): 912-920. 

(5) Q. Yang, Y. Wang, J. Wang, F. Liu, N. Hu, H. Pei, W. Yang, Z. Li, Y. Suo, J. Wang*, High effective adsorption/removal of illegal food dyes from contaminated aqueous solution by Zr-MOFs (UiO-67), Food Chemistry, 2018 (254): 241-248. 

(6) W. Zhang, Y. Han, X. Chen, X. Luo, J. Wang, T. Yue, Z. Li*. Surface molecularly imprinted polymer capped Mn-doped ZnS quantum dots as a phosphorescent nanosensor for detecting patulin in apple juice, Food Chemistry 232 (2017) 145-154. 

(7) X. Chen, W. Zhang, X. Luo, F. Zhao, Y. Li, R. Li, Z. Li*. Efficient removal and environmentally benign detoxification of Cr(VI) in aqueous solutions by Zr(IV) cross-linking chitosan magnetic microspheres, Chemosphere, 185 (2017) 991-1000. 

(8) M.  Zhu, L. Zhu, J. Wang, T. Yue, R. Li, Z. Li*. Adsorption of Cd(II) and Pb(II) by in situ oxidized Fe3O4 membrane grafted on 316L porous stainless steel filter tube and its potential application for drinking water treatment, Journal of Environmental Management, 196 (2017) 127-136. 

(9) W. Zhang, S. Shi, W. Zhu, L. Huang, C. Yang, S. Li, X. Liu, R. Wang, N. Hu, Y. Suo, Z. Li, J. Wang*, Agar Aerogel Containing Small-Sized Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Loaded Carbon Nitride: A Solar-Triggered Regenerable Decontaminant for Convenient and Enhanced Water Purification, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2017 (5): 9347-9354. 

(10) W. Zhang, S. Shi, W. Zhu, C. Yang, S. Li, X. Liu, N. Hu, L. Huang, R. Wang, Y. Suo, Z. Li, J. Wang*, In-Situ Fixation of All-Inorganic Mo-Fe-S Clusters for the Highly Selective Removal of Lead(II),ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017 (9): 32720-32726. 

(11) Q. Yang, J. Wang, W. Zhang, F. Liu, X. Yue, Y. Liu, M. Yang, Z. Li, J. Wang*, Interface engineering of metal organic framework on graphene oxide with enhanced adsorption capacity for organophosphorus pesticide, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017 (313): 19-26. 

(12) J. Wang, W. Zhang, X. Yue, Q. Yang, F. Liu, Y. Wang, D. Zhang, Z. Li, J. Wang*, One-pot synthesis of multifunctional magnetic ferrite–MoS2–carbon dot nanohybrid adsorbent for efficient Pb(ii) removal, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2016 (4): 3893-3900. 

(13) J. Wang, W. Zhang, Y. Wang, W. Zhu, D. Zhang, Z. Li, J. Wang*, Enhanced Exfoliation Effect of Solid Auxiliary Agent On the Synthesis of Biofunctionalized MoS2Using Grindstone Chemistry, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 2016 (33): 825-832. 

(14) M. Shi, Z. Li*, Y. Yuan, T. Yue, J. Wang, R. Li, J. Chen, In situ oxidized magnetite membranes from 316L porous stainless steel via a two-stage sintering process for the removal of hexavalent chromium [Cr (VI)] from aqueous solutions, Chemical Engineering Journal, 265 (2015) 84–92. 

(15) Z. Li, M. Cao, W. Zhang, L. Liu, J. Wang, W. Ge, Y. Yuan, T. Yue*, R. Li, W.W. Yu, Affinity Adsorption of Lysozyme with Reactive Red 120 Modified Magnetic Chitosan Microspheres, Food Chemistry, 145 (2014): 749-755. 

(16) M. Cao, Z.Li*, J. Wang, W. Ge, T. Yue, R. Li, V.L. Colvin, W.W. Yu, Food Related Applications of Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: Enzyme Immobilization, Protein Purification, and Food Analysis, Trends in Food Science & Technology, 2012 (27) : 47-56. 

(17) W. Tang, Z. Peng, L. Li, T. Yue, J. Wang, Z. Li*, R. Li, J. Chen, V.L. Colvin, W.W. Yu, Porous stainless steel supported magnetite crystalline membranes for hexavalent chromium removal from aqueous solutions, Journal of Membrane Science, 2012 (392-393): 150-156. 

(18) Z. Li, Z. Yang, N. Qiu, G. Yang*, A sol-gel-derived α-Al2O3 crystal interlayer modified 316L porous stainless steel to support TiO2, SiO2, and TiO2-SiO2 hybrid membranes, Journal of Materials Science, 2011 (46): 3127-3135. 

(19) W. Liu, D. Zhang, Y. Tang, Y. Wang, F. Yan, Z. Li, J. Wang*. H. S. Zhou, Highly sensitive and selective colorimetric detection of cartap residue in agricultural products, Talanta, 2012 (101): 382-387.

(20) R. Li, Q. Yue, F. Shen, R. Qin, G. Zhang, Z. Li and Z. Zhang*, Adsorption of Aqueous Mercury(II) by Thiol-modified Corn Stalk, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 2013 ( 22): 178-185.