Lijun Wang


DepartmentNatural Resources and Environmental Design



OfficeSockwell Hall
Room: 121

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Lijun Wang


Other: Biochemistry and biochemical engineering (14 credits) and Leadership Education (6 credits), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2006

Ph D: Agricultural and Food Engineering, National University of Ireland, Dublin, 2002

MS: Chemical Engineering, South China University of Technology, 1997

BS: Chemical engineering, Zhengzhou University, 1994

Research Interests

Bioenergy processing technologies; Wastes-to-energy technologies; Biorefinery design and analysis; Energy efficiency and management in processing facilities; Computational process engineering and process control

Recent Publications

Wu, Z.  Zou, S.  Zhang, B.  Wang, Lijun  He, Z.  (2018).  Forward osmosis promoted in-situ formation of struvite with simultaneous water recovery from digested swine wastewater.  (342,  pp. 274-280).  Chemical Engineering Journal.

Bekoe, D.  Wang, Lijun  Zhang, B.  Scott, M.  Shahbazi, Abolghasem  (2018).  Aerobic treatment of swine manure to enhance microalgal culture and anaerobic digestion.  (2,  53,  pp. 145-151).  Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes .

Chen, J.  Wang, Lijun  Zhang, B.  Li, R.  Shahbazi, Abolghasem  (2018).  Enhancement of Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Dairy Manure with Ammonium Hydroxide, Phosphoric Acid and Glycerol for Co-production of Bio-oil and Biochar.  (230,  10,  pp. 1-14).  Sustainability.

Amini, H.  Wang, Lijun  Shahbazi, Abolghasem  Hashemisohi, A.  Bikdash, Marwan  Kc, Dukka  Yuan, W.  (2018).  An integrated growth kinetics and computational fluid dynamics model for the analysis of algal productivity in open raceway ponds.  (145,  pp. 363-372).  Computer and Electronics in Agriculture.

Wang, Lijun  Joseph, Gail  Zhang, B.  (2017).  Chapter 13 Biogas production and quality control.  In Konur, O.,  Bioenergy and Biofuels   CRC Press, Taylor and Francis.

Zhang, B.  Wang, Lijun  Li, R.  Rahman, Q.  Shahbazi, Abolghasem  (2017).  Catalytic conversion of Chlamydomonas to hydrocarbons via the ethanol-assisted liquefaction and hydrotreating processes.  (31,  pp. 12223-12231).  Energy & Fuels.

Talal, A.  Xiu, S.  Wang, Lijun  Shahbazi, Abolghasem  (2017).  Investigation of Ni/Fe/Mg Zeolite-Supported Catalysts in Steam Reforming of Biomass Tar and Toluene as a Model Compound.  (211,  pp. 566-571).  Fuel.

Pylypenko, Anton  Rastigejev, Yevgenii  Wang, Lijun  Shahbazi, Abolghasem  (2017).  Experimental and Numerical Sudy of Cold Gas-solid Hydrodynamics in a Fluidized Bed Gasifier.  (PowerEnergy2017-3263,  pp. 10).  ASME paper .

Amini, Hossein  Hashemisohi, Abolhasan  Wang, Lijun  Shahbazi, Abolghasem  Bikdash, Marwan  Kc, Dukka  Yuan, Wenqiao  (2016).  Numerical and experimental investigation of hydrodynamics and light transfer in open raceway ponds at various algal cell concentrations and medium depths.  (156,  pp. 11-23).  Chemical Engineering Science.