CHANG Zhidong

office location:Room 337, Lihua Building
Research Interests:
  1. Molecular dynamic simulation and its predictions

  2. Development of Surfactant-formula and their performance in EOR

  3. Development of novel separation process based on interface phenomena

  4. Development of recycle and reuse process of industrial solid wast

Full Professor Ph.D

Sep 2009-Current

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Science & Technology Beijing, China

Senior Visiting Scholar

Jun 2006- Aug 2006

Water Resource Centre, University College Dublin, Ireland

Associate Professor

Jul 2002- Sep 2009

Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Assistant Professor

Sep 1999- Jun 2002

Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Scientific research achievements

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering (Ph.D)

Sep 1995- Jul 1999

Institute of Chemical Metallurgy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

Master in Biochemical Techniques

Sep 1992- Jul 1995

Laboratory of Nature Soda, Inner Mongolia Polytechnic University, China.

Bachelor in Chemical Engineering

Sep 1988- Jul 1992

Department of Chemical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Chemical Technology, China.

Scientific research achievements

  • 2022~2025 Section Chair of “Research and its industrial demonstration of comprehensive reclamation of all elements from waste lithium iron phosphate battery”, Sponsored by Science and Technology Key Project of Anhui Province, China 

  • 2022~2023 Chair of “Formula optimization and molecular simulation of aqueous foam under conditions of high temperature and high salt”, Sponsored by RIPED, CNPC, China

  • 2022~2024 Chair of “Oral veterinary drug formulation and preparation technique”, Sponsored by TIANXIANG Biopharmaceutical Xingtai Co., Ltd., China

  • 2019~2020 Chair of “Reuse of Palladium carbon from Meropenem palladium catalyst”, Sponsored by CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd., China

  • 2013~2016 Chair of “Surface Active Extraction of Dilute Organic Solvents from their Aqueous Solutions”, Sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation of China

Enrollment plan

International PhD students, majored in Chemistry

If you recognize that chemistry is a major worth working for, worth fighting for, worth dying for, you are the right one.

Representative papers

1.    Daixiang Wei, Wei Wang, Longjin Jiang, Zhidong Chang, Hira Anwar, Hualei Zhou, Bin Dong, Dekun Gao, Hao Le, Zhiyi Chen, Wenjun Li, “Preferential extraction of lithium from spent LiCoO2 cathodes and regeneration of LiCoO2 cathodes”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 2023, 11, 110890
2.    Mahamat Abderamane Hassan, Wei Wang, Zhidong Chang, Min Li, Bin Dong, Kevin Igor azeuda Ndonfack, Wenjun Li, Changyan Sun, “TiO2/SO42- Solid Superacid Catalyst Prepared by Recovered TiO2 from Waste SCR and Its Application in Transesterification of Ethyl Acetate with n butanol”, Waste and Biomass Valorization, 2023, 14, 4035-4043
3.    Min Li, Bin Dong, Zhidong Chang, Hui Dang, Sihang Ma, Wenjun Li, Synthesis of TiO2/g C3N4 Photocatalyst with Recovered TiO2 from Spent SCR Catalyst for Photodegrading Rhodamine B, Waste and Biomass Valorization, 2023, 14, 687-701
4.    Wenjun Liu, Zhidong Chang, Huanxin Wang, Hui Dang, Sihang Ma, Daixiang Wei, and Wenli Luo, Determent of oil-soluble surfactants on aggregation of model asphaltene compound and synergistic effect of their mixtures on foaming property, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 2023, 44(11), 2119–2128
5.    Linghong Cai, Zhidong Chang, Hui Dang, Sihang Ma, Wenjun Liu, Mahamat Abderamane Hassane, Daixiang Wei, Effects of interfacial molar ratios of anionic/cationic surfactant mixtures on properties at the gas-liquid interface: a molecular dynamics study, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 2023, 44(11), 2023-2033
6.    Hui Dang, Zhidong Chang, Hualei Zhou, Sihang Ma, Min Li, and Jialing Xiang, Extraction of lithium from the simulated pyrometallurgical slag of spent lithium-ion batteries by binary eutectic molten carbonates, International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials, 2022, 29(9), 1715-1721
7.    Na Li, Zhidong Chang, Hui Dang, Yifei Zhan, Jingyang Lou, Shan Wang, Sanam Attique, Wenjun Li, Hualei Zhou, Changyan Sun, Deep eutectic solvents assisted synthesis of MgAl layered double hydroxide with enhanced adsorption toward anionic dyes, Colloids and surfaces A Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2020, 591, 124507.
8.    Xue Wu, Zhidong Chang, Jingge Feng, Hui Dang, Hasan Uslu, Wenjun Li, Influence of fluorinated extractant aggregation in diluent on extraction of salicylic acid: Evidence from equilibrium, SAXS and molecular dynamics simulation, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 2018,66: 168-175
9.    Peng Zhang, Zhidong Chang, Dongyu Wang, Benjamin John Blamo, Wenjun Li, Effect of Water Content on Product Distribution of Base-catalyzed Transesterification, Waste and Biomass Valorization, 2017, 8: 95-102, DOI 10.1007/s12649-016-9584-3
10.    Yuanzhen Wang, Zhidong Chang, Benjamin John Blamo, Xue Wu, Shixiang Liu, Wenjun Li, Preparation of Photocatalytic Zn3(VO4)2/ZnWO4 from Waste V2O5–WO3/TiO2 SCR Catalyst, Waste and Biomass Valorization, 2017, 8:2423-2430, DOI 10.1007/s12649-016-9783-y
11.    Yuhong Luo, Zhidong Chang, Xue Wu, Hasan Uslu, Wenjun Li, Chao Hua, Shixiang Liu, Changyan Sun, Sunjong Im, Efficiency of fluorinated alcohol for extraction of organic acid from its dilute aqueous solution: A model study, Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, 2015, 178: 260-265
12.    Yongqiang Zhang, Zhidong Chang, Wenli Luo, Shaonan Gu, Wenjun Li, Jianbo An, Effect of starch particles on foam stability and dilational viscoelasticity of aqueous-foam, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2015, 23: 276-280
13.    Yiting Huo, Zhidong Chang, Wenjun Li, Shixiang Liu, Bin Dong, Reuse and Valorization of Vanadium and Tungsten from Waste V2O5–WO3/TiO2 SCR Catalyst, Waste and Biomass Valorization, 2015, 6:159-165
14.    Rongrong Zhao, Zhidong Chang, Qiong Jin, Wenjun Li, Bin Dong & Xiaowen Miao, Heterogeneous base catalytic transesterification synthesis of sucrose ester and parallel reaction control, International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2014, 49, 854-860
15.    Ning Zhanglei, Chang Zhidong, Li Wenjun,SUN Changyan, ZHANG Jinghua and LIU Yang, Solvothermal Synthesis and Optical Performance of One-Dimensional Strontium Hydroxyapatite Nanorod, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering,2012, 20(1),  89-94
16.    Yu Pinhua, Chang Zhidong, Ma Yinchen, Wang Senjian, Cao Hongbin, Hua Chao and Liu Huizhou. Equilibrium study on reactive extraction of propionic acid with N1923 in different dilutes. Separation and Purification Technology, 2009, 70, 199-206
17.    Wang Kang, Chang Zhidong, Ma Yinchen, Lei Chao, Wang Jing, Zhu Tingyu, Liu Huizhou, Zuo Yanjun and Li Xin. Study on solvent extraction of propionic acid from simulated discharged water in vitamin B12 production by anaerobic fermentation. Bioresource Technology, 2009, 100(11): 2878-2882
18.    Chang Z.-D., Wei X.-F., Liu H-Z. and Chen J-Y., “Simulated foam separation of butyl acetate from wastewater discharged by solvent extraction operation in penicillin production”, Separation Science and Technology, 37(4), 1, 2002
19.    Chang Z.-D., Liu H-Z. and Chen J-Y., “Foam separation of tributyl phosphate from aqueous solutions. Part I. Experiment”, Separation and Purification Technology, 2000, 19(1&2), 131
20.    Chang Z.-D., Liu H-Z. and J Chen -Y., “Foam separation of tributyl phosphate from aqueous solutions. Part II. Simulation”, Separation and Purification Technology, 2000, 19(1&2), 137.

Postgraduate training

   9 doctoral students and 12 master students, including 6 international students, are enrolled. 4 doctoral students and 36 master students, including 2 international students, graduated and got their degrees.

  • School of Chemistry and Biological Engineering, USTB
  • 30 Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing,100083