LIU Jiemin

Professor / Doctoral supervisor / Dean of the Graduate School
office location:Room 211 of the Graduate School
Research Interests:Environmental analytical chemistry
Prof Liu’s mainly research activities include but not limited by evaluation and elimination of odor and VOCs pollution, treatment of wastewater and waste air.
Right now Prof Liu is in charge of three projects which were founded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and National Key R&D Program of China.
Prof. Liu serves as a reviewer for a number of top-ranked international journals, including Environmental Science & Technology, Chemosphere, Chemical Engineering Journal, Atmospheric Environment, Waste Management, etc.

June 1992, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Chemistry department, Bachelor March 1995, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Chemistry department, Master April 1994-May 1995, Western Kentucky University, Visiting Researcher March 2003, Ecological environment research center CAS, Environmental Science, Doctor January-May 2004, University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign, Visiting Researcher September 2007, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Professor

Scientific research achievements


Enrollment plan


Representative papers

(1)Yanjun Zhao, Wenhui Li, Ziyan Liu, Jiemin Liu*, Lin Zhu, Xintong Liu, Kai Huang. Renewable Tb/Eu-Loaded Garlic Peels for Enhanced Adsorption of Enrofloxacin: Kinetics, Isotherms, Thermodynamics, and Mechanism, Acs Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2018,6(11):15264-15272. (2)Chuandong Wu, Jiemin Liu*, Shihua Liu, Wenhui Li , Luchun Yan, Mushui Shu, Peng Zhao, Peng Zhou, Wenbin Cao. Assessment of the health risks and odor concentration of volatile compounds from a municipal solid waste landfill in China, Chemosphere, 2018, 202:1-8 (3)Haiying Chen, Jiemin Liu*, Yipu Pei, Peng Zhao, Yan Zhang, LuchunYan, Tongwang Zhang, Wenhui Li, Chuandong Wu, Muhammad Hussaina. Study on the synergistic effect of UV/Fenton oxidation and mass transfer enhancement with addition of activated carbon in the bubble column reactor. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 336: 82-91 (4)Yanjun Zhao, Wenhui Li, Jiemin Liu*, Kai Huang, Chuandong Wu, Huiqi Shao, Haiying Chen, Xintong Liu. Modification of garlic peel by nitric acid and its application as a novel adsorbent for solid-phase extraction of quinolone antibiotics. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 326: 745-755. (5)Chuandong Wu, Jiemin Liu*, Peng Zhao, Wenhui Li, Luchun Yan, Martin Piringer, Günther Schauberger. Evaluation of the chemical composition and correlation between the calculated and measured odour concentration of odorous gases from a landfill in Beijing, China, Atmospheric Environment, 2017, 164: 337-347. (6) Wenhui Li, Lihong Gao, Yali Shi, Yuan Wang, Jiemin Liu*, Yaqi Cai*. Spatial distribution, temporal variation and risks of parabens and their chlorinated derivatives in urban surface water in Beijing, China, Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 539, 262-270; (7)Luchun Yan, Jiemin Liu*, Zhenhua Feng, Peng Zhao. Continuous degradation of BTEX in landfill gas by the UV-Fenton reaction, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 1452-1459; (8)Wenhui Li, Yali Shi, Lihong Gao, Jiemin Liu*, Yaqi Cai*. Occurrence, fate and risk assessment of parabens and their chlorinated derivatives in an advanced wastewater treatment plant, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2015, 300, 29-38; (9)Chuandong Wu, Jiemin Liu*, Luchun Yan, Haiying Chen, Huiqi Shao, Tian Meng. Assessment of odor activity value coefficient and odor contribution based on binary interaction effects in waste disposal plant, Atmospheric Environment, 2015, 103, 231-237; (10)Shen Jiang, Jiemin Liu*, Di Fang, Luchun Yan, Chuandong Wu. A novel electronic nose for simultaneous quantitative determination of concentrations and odor intensity analysis of benzene, toluene and ethylbenzene mixtures, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 78686-78694; (11)Lihong Gao, Yali Shi, Wenhui Li, Wenli Ren, Jiemin Liu*, Yaqi Cai. Determination of organophosphate esters in water samples by mixed-mode liquid chromatography and tandem mass spectrometry, Journal of Separation Science, 2015, 38, 2193-2200; (12)Wenhui Li, Yali Shi, Lihong Gao, Jiemin Liu*, Yaqi Cai*. Occurrence and human exposure of parabens and their chlorinated derivatives in swimming pools, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2015, 22, 17987–17997; (13)Lihong Gao, Yali Shi, Wenhui Li, Jiemin Liu*, Yaqi Cai. Occurrence and distribution of antibiotics in urban soil in Beijing and Shanghai, China, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2015, 22, 11360-11371; (14)Luchun Yan, Jiemin Liu*, Di Fang. Use of a modified Vector Model for odor intensity prediction of odorant mixtures, Sensors, 2015, 15, 5697-5709; (15)Luchun Yan, Jiemin Liu*, Chen Qu, Xingye Gu, Xia Zhao. Research on odor interaction between aldehydes compounds via a partial differential equation (PDE) model, Sensors, 2015,15, 2888-2901; (16)Xiaofen Fan, Jiemin Liu*, et al. Graphene-supported CoPc/TiO2 synthesized by sol-gel–hydrothermal method with enhanced photocatalytic activity for degradation of the typical gas of landfill exhaust, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 2015, 65, 12256-12270; (17)Luchun Yan, Jiemin Liu*, Guihua Wang, Chuandong Wu. An Odor Interaction Model of Binary Odorant Mixtures by a Partial Differential Equation Method, Sensors, 2014, 14, 12256-12270; (18)Xiaohan Hu, Jiemin Liu*, Li Wanga, Peng Zhao. Application of multi-sorbent tubes filled with modified multi-walled carbon nanontubes for determining volatile organic compounds in a wide range of polarity, Analytical methods, 2013, 5, 4436-4441; (19)Yi Qin, Jiemin Liu*, Wang Guihua, Zhang Yanni. Evaluation of indoor air quality based on qualitative, quantitative and olfactory analysis, Chinese science bulletin, 2013, 58, 986-991; (20)Yanqiang Di, Jiemin Liu*, Jianguo Liu, Siyuan Liu, Luchun Yan. Characteristic analysis for odor gas emitted from food waste anaerobic fermentation in the pretreatment workshop, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 2013, 63, 1173-1181; (21)W. Tao, Jiemin Liu*, Y. J. Zheng, C. Y. Sun. Synthesis, crystal structure, and porosity calculation of novel lanthanide coordination polymers involving naphthalene-1,4,5,8-retra-carboxylate as ligand, Koordinatsionnaya khimiya, 2013, 39, 444-448.

Postgraduate training

As a Doctoral supervisor, Prof Liu has 9 PhD graduates and 5 PhD students, 31 Master graduates and 7 Master students. Prof Liu will enroll 1-2 PhD students and 3 Master students each year.

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