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Chu, W. (朱威)

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Homepage: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/cee/~cewchu

Teaching Areas


  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Design
  • Sewerage and Effluent Disposal
  • Water Quality Management


  • Sewerage and Water Supply Engineering
  • Water and Wastewater Engineering
  • Hydraulics and Hydrology

Research Interests

Water/Wastewater Treatment, Industrial Effluent Treatment and Design, Environmental Chemistry, Soil Remediation


  1. Chen, M., Yao, J., Huang, Y., Gong, H., Chu, W. Enhanced photocatalytic degradation of ciprofloxacin over Bi2O3/(BiO)2CO3 heterojunctions: Efficiency, kinetics, pathways, mechanisms and toxicity evaluation (2018) Chemical Engineering Journal, 334, pp. 453-461.
  2. Gong, H., Chu, W. Permanganate with a double-edge role in photodegradation of sulfamethoxazole: Kinetic, reaction mechanism and toxicity (2018) Chemosphere, 191, pp. 494-502.
  3. "Leng, L., Yang, P., Singh, S., Zhuang, H., Xu, L., Chen, W.-H., Dolfing, J., Li, D., Zhang, Y., Zeng, H., Chu, W., Lee, P.-H. A review on the bioenergetics of anaerobic microbial metabolism close to the thermodynamic limits and its implications for digestion applications (2018) Bioresource Technology, 247, pp. 1095-1106. "
  4. Zhang, J., Zhang, C., Wei, G., Li, Y., Liang, X., Chu, W., He, H., Huang, D., Zhu, J., Zhu, R. Reduction removal of hexavalent chromium by zinc-substituted magnetite coupled with aqueous Fe(II) at neutral pH value (2017) Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 500, pp. 20-29.
  5. Pu, S., Ma, H., Zinchenko, A., Chu, W. Novel highly porous magnetic hydrogel beads composed of chitosan and sodium citrate: an effective adsorbent for the removal of heavy metals from aqueous solutions (2017) Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24 (19), pp. 16520-16530.
  6. "Gao, G., Shen, J., Chu, W., Chen, Z., Yuan, L. Mechanism of enhanced diclofenac mineralization by catalytic ozonation over iron silicate-loaded pumice (2017) Separation and Purification Technology, 173, pp. 55-62. "
  7. Gao, G., Kang, J., Shen, J., Chen, Z., Chu, W. Heterogeneous Catalytic Ozonation of Sulfamethoxazole in Aqueous Solution over Composite Iron–Manganese Silicate Oxide (2017) Ozone: Science and Engineering, 39 (1), pp. 24-32.
  8. Abdelhaleem, A., Chu, W. Photodegradation of 4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid under visible LED activated N-doped TiO2 and the mechanism of stepwise rate increment of the reused catalyst (2017) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 338, pp. 491-501.
  9. Gong, H., Chu, W., Chen, M., Wang, Q. A systematic study on photocatalysis of antipyrine: Catalyst characterization, parameter optimization, reaction mechanism a toxicity evolution to plankton (2017) Water Research, 112, pp. 167-175.
  10. Gong, H., Chu, W., Lam, S.H., Lin, A.Y.-C. Ibuprofen degradation and toxicity evolution during Fe2+/Oxone/UV process (2017) Chemosphere, 167, pp. 415-421
  11. Zhang, Y., Liu, C., Xu, B., Qi, F., Chu, W. Degradation of benzotriazole by a novel Fenton-like reaction with mesoporous Cu/MnO2: Combination of adsorption and catalysis oxidation (2016) Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 199, pp. 447-457.
  12. Gao, G., Kang, J., Shen, J., Chen, Z., Chu, W. Catalytic ozonation of sulfamethoxazole by composite iron-manganese silicate oxide: cooperation mechanism between adsorption and catalytic reaction (2016) Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23 (21), pp. 21360-21368.
  13. Gao, G., Kang, J., Shen, J., Chen, Z., Chu, W. Investigation on the Kinetics of Heterogeneous Catalytic Ozone Decomposition in Aqueous Solution over Composite Iron-Manganese Silicate Oxide (2016) Ozone: Science and Engineering, 38 (6), pp. 434-442.
  14. "Gong, H., Chu, W. Determination and toxicity evaluation of the generated products in sulfamethoxazole degradation by UV/CoFe2O4/TiO2 (2016) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 314, pp. 197-203."
  15. "Chen, M., Chu, W. H2O2 assisted degradation of antibiotic norfloxacin over simulated solar light mediated Bi2WO6: Kinetics and reaction pathway (2016) Chemical Engineering Journal, 296, pp. 310-318. "
  16. Xu, L.J., Chu, W., Lee, P.-H., Wang, J. The mechanism study of efficient degradation of hydrophobic nonylphenol in solution by a chemical-free technology of sonophotolysis (2016) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 308, pp. 386-393.
  17. Qi, F., Chu, W., Xu, B. Comparison of phenacetin degradation in aqueous solutions by catalytic ozonation with CuFe2O4 and its precursor: Surface properties, intermediates and reaction mechanisms (2016) Chemical Engineering Journal, 284, pp. 28-36.
  18. Shao, D., Chu, W., Li, X., Yan, W., Xu, H. Electrochemical oxidation of guaiacol to increase its biodegradability or just remove COD in terms of anodes and electrolytes (2016) RSC Advances, 6 (6), pp. 4858-4866.
  19. Gong, H., Chu, W. Photodegradation of Sulfamethoxazole with a Recyclable Catalyst (2015) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 54 (51), pp. 12763-12769.
  20. Xu, L.J., Chu, W., Graham, N. Sonophotolytic degradation of phthalate acid esters in water and wastewater: Influence of compound properties and degradation mechanisms (2015) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 288, pp. 43-50.
  21. "Xu, L.J., Chu, W., Gan, L. Environmental application of graphene-based CoFe2O4 as an activator of peroxymonosulfate for the degradation of a plasticizer (2015) Chemical Engineering Journal, 263, pp. 435-443. "
  22. "Qi, F., Chu, W., Xu, B. Ozonation of phenacetin in associated with a magnetic catalyst CuFe2O4: The reaction and transformation (2015) Chemical Engineering Journal, 262, pp. 552-562. "
  23. Chen, M., Chu, W. Photo-oxidation of an endocrine disrupting chemical o-chloroaniline with the assistance of TiO2 and iodate: Reaction parameters and kinetic models (2014) Chemical Engineering Journal, 248, pp. 273-279.
  24. Xu, L.J., Chu, W., Graham, N. Atrazine degradation using chemical-free process of USUV: Analysis of the micro-heterogeneous environments and the degradation mechanisms (2014) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 275, pp. 166-174.
  25. Rao, Y.F., Qu, L., Yang, H., Chu, W. Degradation of carbamazepine by Fe(II)-activated persulfate process (2014) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 268, pp. 23-32.
  26. Xu, L.J., Chu, W., Graham, N. Degradation of di-n-butyl phthalate by a homogeneous sono-photo-Fenton process with in situ generated hydrogen peroxide (2014) Chemical Engineering Journal, 240, pp. 541-547.
  27. Qi, F., Xu, B., Chu, W. Heterogeneous catalytic ozonation of phenacetin in water using magnetic spinel ferrite as catalyst: Comparison of surface property and efficiency (2014) Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 396, pp. 164-173.
  28. Qi, F., Chu, W., Xu, B. Modeling the heterogeneous peroxymonosulfate/Co-MCM41 process for the degradation of caffeine and the study of influence of cobalt sources (2014) Chemical Engineering Journal, 235, pp. 10-18.
  29. Rao, Y., Chu, W. Visible light-induced photodegradation of simazine in aqueous TiO 2 suspension (2013) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 52 (38), pp. 13580-13586.
  30. Rao, Y.F., Chu, W., Wang, Y.R. Photocatalytic oxidation of carbamazepine in triclinic-WO3 suspension: Role of alcohol and sulfate radicals in the degradation pathway (2013) Applied Catalysis A: General, 468, pp. 240-249.
  31. "Qi, F., Chu, W., Xu, B. Catalytic degradation of caffeine in aqueous solutions by cobalt-MCM41 activation of peroxymonosulfate (2013) Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 134-135, pp. 324-332. "
  32. "Pei, C.C., Chu, W. The photocatalyic degradation and modeling of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid by bismuth tungstate/peroxide (2013) Chemical Engineering Journal, 223, pp. 665-669. "
  33. Xu, H., Li, J., Yan, W., Chu, W. Preparation and characterization of titanium based PbO2 electrodes doped with some common elements (2013) Rare Metal Materials and Engineering, 42 (5), pp. 885-890.
  34. Wang, Y.R., Chu, W. Photo-assisted degradation of 2,4,5-trichlorophenol by Electro-Fe(II)/Oxone® process using a sacrificial iron anode: Performance optimization and reaction mechanism (2013) Chemical Engineering Journal, 215-216, pp. 643-650.
  35. Wang, Y.R., Chu, W. Photo-assisted degradation of 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid by Fe(II)-catalyzed activation of Oxone process: The role of UV irradiation, reaction mechanism and mineralization (2012) Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 123-124, pp. 151-161.
  36. "Chen, M., Chu, W. Degradation of antibiotic norfloxacin in aqueous solution by visible-light-mediated C-TiO 2 photocatalysis (2012) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 219-220, pp. 183-189."
  37. "Chen, M., Chu, W. Efficient degradation of an antibiotic norfloxacin in aqueous solution via a simulated solar-light-mediated Bi 2WO 6 process (2012) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 51 (13), pp. 4887-4893."
  38. "Chu, W., Rao, Y.F. Photocatalytic oxidation of monuron in the suspension of WO 3 under the irradiation of UV-visible light (2012) Chemosphere, 86 (11), pp. 1079-1086."
  39. "Chu, W., Wang, Y.R., Leung, H.F. Synergy of sulfate and hydroxyl radicals in UV/S2O82-/H2O2 oxidation of iodinated X-ray contrast medium iopromide (2011) Chemical Engineering Journal, 178, pp. 154-160."
  40. "Xu, H., Zhang, Q., Yan, W., Chu, W. A composite Sb-doped SnO 2 electrode based on the TiO 2 nanotubes prepared by hydrothermal synthesis (2011) International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 6 (12), pp. 6639-6652."
  41. "Lin, K.Y., Chu, W. Simulation and quantification of the natural decay of a typical endocrine disrupting chemical Atrazine in an aquatic system (2011) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 192 (3), pp. 1260-1266. "
  42. "Xu, H., Zhang, Q., Zheng, C., Yan, W., Chu, W. Application of ultrasonic wave to clean the surface of the TiO2 nanotubes prepared by the electrochemical anodization (2011) Applied Surface Science, 257 (20), pp. 8478-8480."
  43. "Wang, Y., Chu, W. Adsorption and removal of a xanthene dye from aqueous solution using two solid wastes as adsorbents (2011) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 50 (14), pp. 8734-8741. "
  44. "Wang, Y.R., Chu, W. Degradation of 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid by a novel Electro-Fe(II)/Oxone process using iron sheet as the sacrificial anode (2011) Water Research, 45 (13), pp. 3883-3889."
  45. Wang, Y.R., Chu, W. Degradation of a xanthene dye by Fe(II)-mediated activation of Oxone process (2011) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 186 (2-3), pp. 1455-1461.
  46. Chan, T.W., Graham, N.J.D., Chu, W. Degradation of iopromide by combined UV irradiation and peroxydisulfate (2010) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 181 (1-3), pp. 508-513.
  47. "Rao, Y.F., Chu, W. Degradation of linuron by UV, ozonation, and UV/O3 processes-Effect of anions and reaction mechanism (2010) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 180 (1-3), pp. 514-523."
  48. Zou, C.W., Rao, Y.F., Alyamani, A., Chu, W., Chen, M.J., Patterson, D.A., Emanuelsson, E.A.C., Gao, W. Heterogeneous lollipop-like V2O5/ZnO array: A promising composite nanostructure for visible light photocatalysis (2010) Langmuir, 26 (14), pp. 11615-11620.
  49. "Rao, Y.F., Chu, W. Linuron decomposition in aqueous semiconductor suspension under visible light irradiation with and without H2O2 (2010) Chemical Engineering Journal, 158 (2), pp. 181-187."
  50. "Chu, W., Rao, Y.F., Kwan, C.Y., Choy, W.K. Photochemical degradation of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol in the brij 35 micellar solution: PH control on product distribution (2009) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 48 (23), pp. 10211-10216."
  51. "Chan, K.H., Chu, W. Riboflavin-sensitized photooxidation of phenylurea herbicide monuron in aqueous peroxide solution (2009) Chemical Engineering Journal, 152 (1), pp. 103-109. "
  52. "Chan, K.H., Chu, W. Reactor model development: The removal performance of ferrous-catalysed photo-oxidation process by examining the reaction parameters (2009) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 167 (1-3), pp. 199-204. "
  53. "Rao, Y.F., Chu, W. Reaction mechanism of linuron degradation in TiO2 suspension under visible light irradiation with the assistance of H2O 2 (2009) Environmental Science and Technology, 43 (16), pp. 6183-6189. "
  54. Chu, W., Rao, Y., Hui, W.Y. Removal of simazine in a UV/TiO2 heterogeneous system (2009) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 57 (15), pp. 6944-6949.
  55. Chan, K.H., Chu, W. Degradation of atrazine by cobalt-mediated activation of peroxymonosulfate: Different cobalt counteranions in homogenous process and cobalt oxide catalysts in photolytic heterogeneous process (2009) Water Research, 43 (9), pp. 2513-2521.
  56. Chu, W., Jia, J. The photodegradation and modeling of a typical NAPL, trichloroethene, by monochromatic UV irradiations (2009) Environmental Science and Technology, 43 (5), pp. 1455-1459.
  57. Rao, Y.F., Chu, W. A new approach to quantify the degradation kinetics of linuron with UV, ozonation and UV/O3 processes (2009) Chemosphere, 74 (11), pp. 1444-1449.
  58. Jia, J., Chu, W. The photodegradation of trichloroethylene with or without the NAPL by UV irradiation in surfactant solutions (2009) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 161 (1), pp. 196-201.
  59. Choy, W.K., Chu, W. Heterogeneous photocatalytic oxidation of o-chloroaniline immobilizing on recyclable TiO2 (2008) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 47 (20), pp. 7564-7569.
  60. "Choy, W.K., Chu, W. Photo-oxidation of o-chloroaniline in the presence of TiO2 and IO3 -: A study of photo-intermediates and successive IO3 - dose (2008) Chemical Engineering Journal, 136 (2-3), pp. 180-187."
  61. Kwan, C.Y., Chu, W., Lam, W.S. The role of oxalate in the kinetics of 2,4-D oxidation over ferrous ion-supported catalysts (2007) Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 274 (1-2), pp. 50-57.
  62. Chu, W., Chan, K.H., Jafvert, C.T., Chan, Y.S. Removal of phenylurea herbicide monuron via riboflavin-mediated photosensitization (2007) Chemosphere, 69 (2), pp. 177-183.
  63. Lau, T.K., Chu, W., Graham, N. Degradation of the endocrine disruptor carbofuran by UV, O3 and O3/UV (2007) Water Science and Technology, 55 (12), pp. 275-280.
  64. Choy, W.-K., Chu, W., Kwan, C.-Y. Photochemical degradation of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol in the presence of a nonionic surfactant: PH control on reaction kinetics (2007) Journal of Environmental Engineering, 133 (6), pp. 641-645.
  65. Chu, W., Choy, W.K., Kwan, C.Y. Selection of supported cobalt substrates in the presence of oxone for the oxidation of monuron (2007) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 55 (14), pp. 5708-5713.
  66. Choy, W.K., Chu, W. Semiconductor-catalyzed photodegradation of o-chloroaniline: Products study and iodate effect (2007) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 46 (14), pp. 4740-4746.
  67. Chu, W., Lau, T.K. Ozonation of endocrine disrupting chemical BHA under the suppression effect by salt additive-With and without H2O2 (2007) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 144 (1-2), pp. 249-254.
  68. Kwan, C.Y., Chu, W. The role of organic ligands in ferrous-induced photochemical degradation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2007) Chemosphere, 67 (8), pp. 1601-1611.
  69. Chu, W., Choy, W.K., So, T.Y. The effect of solution pH and peroxide in the TiO2 induced photocatalysis of chlorinated aniline (2007) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 141 (1), pp. 86-91.
  70. Chu, W., Chan, K.H., Kwan, C.Y., Choi, K.Y. Degradation of atrazine by modified stepwise-Fenton's processes (2007) Chemosphere, 67 (4), pp. 755-761.
  71. "Chu, W., Chan, K.H. Hybrid system to upgrade conventional Fenton's process by incorporating photo-Fenton as a successive treatment process: Degradation of monuron (2007) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 46 (5), pp. 1505-1510."
  72. Choy, W.K., Chu, W. The use of oxyhalogen in photocatalytic reaction to remove o-chloroaniline in TiO2 dispersion (2007) Chemosphere, 66 (11), pp. 2106-2113.
  73. Lau, T.K., Chu, W., Graham, N. Reaction pathways and kinetics of butylated hydroxyanisole with UV, ozonation, and UV/O3 processes (2007) Water Research, 41 (4), pp. 765-774.
  74. Lau, T.K., Chu, W., Graham, N.J.D. The aqueous degradation of butylated hydroxyanisole by UV/S2O82-: Study of reaction mechanisms via dimerization and mineralization (2007) Environmental Science and Technology, 41 (2), pp. 613-619.
  75. " Chu, W., Lau, T.K., Fung, S.C. Effects of combined and sequential addition of dual oxidants (H 2O2/S2O82-) on the aqueous carbofuran photodegradation (2006) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 54 (26), pp. 10047-10052. "
  76. Kwan, C.Y., Chu, W. Effect of ferrioxalate-exchanged resin on the removal of 2,4-D by a photocatalytic process (2006) Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 255 (1-2), pp. 236-242.
  77. Chu, W., Chan, K.H., Graham, N.J.D. Enhancement of ozone oxidation and its associated processes in the presence of surfactant: Degradation of atrazine (2006) Chemosphere, 64 (6), pp. 931-936.
  78. Chu, W., Chan, K.H., Choy, W.K. The partitioning and modelling of pesticide parathion in a surfactant-assisted soil-washing system (2006) Chemosphere, 64 (5), pp. 711-716.
  79. Chu, W., Kwan, C.Y., Chan, K.H., Wu, C.W. Comprehensive study of the wavelength effect on oxidation processes of 2-chloroaniline (2006) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 45 (11), pp. 3769-3775.
  80. Chan, K.-H., Chu, W. Model applications and intermediates quantification of atrazine degradation by UV-enhanced fenton process (2006) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 54 (5), pp. 1804-1813.
  81. Chu, W., Chan, K.H., Kwan, C.Y., Jafvert, C.T. Acceleration and quenching of the photolysis of PCB in the presence of surfactant and humic materials (2005) Environmental Science and Technology, 39 (23), pp. 9211-9216.
  82. Choy, W.K., Chu, W. Destruction of o-chloroaniline in UV/TiO2 reaction with photosensitizing additives (2005) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 44 (22), pp. 8184-8189.
  83. Lau, T.K., Chu, W., Graham, N. The degradation of endocrine disruptor di-n-butyl phthalate by UV irradiation: A photolysis and product study (2005) Chemosphere, 60 (8), pp. 1045-1053.
  84. Chan, K.H., Chu, W. Atrazine removal by catalytic oxidation processes with or without UV irradiation: Part I - Quantification and rate enhancement via kinetic study (2005) Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 58 (3-4), pp. 157-163.
  85. Chan, K.H., Chu, W. Atrazine removal by catalytic oxidation processes with or without UV irradiation: Part II: An analysis of the reaction mechanisms using LC/ESI-tandem mass spectrometry (2005) Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 58 (3-4), pp. 165-174.
  86. "Chu, W., Kwan, C.Y., Chan, K.H., Kam, S.K. A study of kinetic modelling and reaction pathway of 2,4-dichlorophenol transformation by photo-fenton-like oxidation (2005) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 121 (1-3), pp. 119-126. "
  87. Chan, K.H., Chu, W. Effect of humic acid on the photolysis of the pesticide atrazine in a surfactant-aided soil-washing system in acidic condition (2005) Water Research, 39 (10), pp. 2154-2166.
  88. Kwan, C.Y., Chu, W. Reaction mechanism of photoreduction of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid in surfactant micelles (2005) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 44 (6), pp. 1645-1651.
  89. Chan, K.H., Chu, W. Model applications and mechanism study on the degradation of atrazine by Fenton's system (2005) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 118 (1-3), pp. 227-237.
  90. Chu, W., Choy, W.K., Hunt, J.R. Effects of nonaqueous phase liquids on the washing of soil in the presence of nonionic surfactants (2005) Water Research, 39 (2-3), pp. 340-348.
  91. Chu, W., Kwan, C.Y., Chan, K.H., Chong, C. An unconventional approach to studying the reaction kinetics of the Fenton's oxidation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2004) Chemosphere, 57 (9), pp. 1165-1171.
  92. Kwan, C.Y., Chu, W. A study of the reaction mechanisms of the degradation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid by oxalate-mediated photooxidation (2004) Water Research, 38 (19), pp. 4213-4221.
  93. Chu, W., Chan, K.H. Reactor design and modeling of the Fe(II)-catalyzed oxidation of trichlorophenol (2004) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 43 (21), pp. 6797-6802.
  94. Chu, W., Chan, K.H., Kwan, C.Y., Lee, C.K. The system design of UV-assisted catalytic oxidation process - Degradation of 2,4-D (2004) Chemosphere, 57 (3), pp. 171-178.
  95. Chu, W., Wong, C.C. Study of herbicide alachlor removal in a photocatalytic process through the examination of the reaction mechanism (2004) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 43 (17), pp. 5027-5031.
  96. Kwan, C.Y., Chu, W. Transformation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyethanoic acid (2,4-D) by a photoassisted ferrous oxalate/H2O2 system (2004) Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 79 (6), pp. 663-669.
  97. Li, H., Arnold, R.G., Betterton, E.A., Ela, W.P., Barbaris, B., Chu, W. Comment on "the mechanisms of rate enhancing and quenching of trichloroethene photodecay in the presence of sensitizer and hydrogen sources" (2004) Water Research, 38 (11), pp. 2791-2794.
  98. Chu, W., Chan, K.H., Kwan, C.Y. Modeling the ozonation of herbicide 2,4-D through a kinetic approach (2004) Chemosphere, 55 (5), pp. 647-652.
  99. Kwan, C.Y., Chu, W. Photooxidation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid by ferrous oxalate-mediated system (2004) Water Science and Technology, 49 (4), pp. 117-122.
  100. Chu, W., Wong, C.C. The photocatalytic degradation of dicamba in TiO2 suspensions with the help of hydrogen peroxide by different near UV irradiations (2004) Water Research, 38 (4), pp. 1037-1043.
  101. Chu, W., Kwan, C.Y. Remediation of contaminated soil by a solvent/surfactant system (2003) Chemosphere, 53 (1), pp. 9-15.
  102. Chu, W., Kwan, C.Y. Amphoteric effect of humic acids in surfactant-aided photolysis of polychlorobiphenyls (2003) Journal of Environmental Engineering, 129 (8), pp. 716-722.
  103. Chu, W., Ma, C.W. Effects of humic materials on photodegradation of chlorinated aromatic dye in surfactant solution (2003) Journal of Environmental Engineering, 129 (6), pp. 500-505.
  104. Chu, W., Chan, K.H. The mechanism of the surfactant-aided soil washing system for hydrophobic and partial hydrophobic organics (2003) Science of the Total Environment, 307 (1-3), pp. 83-92.
  105. Wong, C.C., Chu, W. The hydrogen peroxide-assisted photocatalytic degradation of alachlor in TiO2 suspensions (2003) Environmental Science and Technology, 37 (10), pp. 2310-2316.
  106. Wong, C.C., Chu, W. The direct photolysis and photocatalytic degradation of alachlor at different TiO2 and UV sources (2003) Chemosphere, 50 (8), pp. 981-987.
  107. Chu, W. Remediation of contaminated soils by surfactant-aided soil washing (2003) Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, 7 (1), pp. 19-24.
  108. Chan, K.H., Chu, W. The system design of atrazine oxidation by catalytic oxidation process through a kinetic approach (2003) Water Research, 37 (16), pp. 3997-4003.
  109. Chu, W., Wong, C.C. A disappearance model for the prediction of trichlorophenol ozonation (2003) Chemosphere, 51 (4), pp. 289-294.
  110. Chu, W., Ching, M.H. Modeling the ozonation of 2,4-dichlorophoxyacetic acid through a kinetic approach (2003) Water Research, 37 (1), pp. 39-46.
  111. Chu, W., Kwan, C.Y. Reactor design and kinetics study of 4,4′-dichlorobiphenyl photodecay in surfactant solution by using a photosensitizer and hydrogen source (2003) Water Research, 37 (10), pp. 2442-2448.
  112. Kwan, C.Y., Chu, W. Photodegradation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid in various iron-mediated oxidation systems (2003) Water Research, 37 (18), pp. 4405-4412.
  113. Chan, K.H., Chu, W. Modeling the reaction kinetics of Fenton's process on the removal of atrazine (2003) Chemosphere, 51 (4), pp. 305-311.
  114. Chu, W., Law, C.K. Treatment of trichlorophenol by catalytic oxidation process (2003) Water Research, 37 (10), pp. 2339-2346.
  115. Graham, N., Chu, W., Lau, C. Observations of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol degradation by ozone (2003) Chemosphere, 51 (4), pp. 237-243.
  116. Tsui, S.M., Chu, W. The reaction mechanisms and kinetics of removing azo reactive dye by indirect photolysis approaches. (2002) Water environment research : a research publication of the Water Environment Federation, 74 (5), pp. 488-493.
  117. Chu, W., Tsui, S.M. Modeling of photodecoloration of azo dye in a cocktail photolysis system (2002) Water Research, 36 (13), pp. 3350-3358.
  118. Chu, W., Choy, W.K. The mechanisms of rate enhancing and quenching of trichloroethene photodecay in the presence of sensitizer and hydrogen sources (2002) Water Research, 36 (10), pp. 2525-2532.
  119. Chu, W., Kwan, C.Y. The direct and indirect photolysis of 4,4′-dichlorobiphenyl in various surfactant/solvent-aided systems (2002) Water Research, 36 (9), pp. 2187-2194.
  120. Chu, W., Hunt, J.R., Jafvert, C.T. Modeling the sequential photodechlorination of hexachlorobenzene in surfactant micelles (2002) Water Research, 36 (4), pp. 843-850.
  121. Choy, W.K., Chu, W. The study of rate improvement of trichloroethene (TCE) decay in UV system with hydrogen source (2001) Water Science and Technology, 44 (6), pp. 27-33.
  122. Tsui, S.-M., Chu, W. Photocatalytic degradation of dye pollutants in the presence of acetone (2001) Water Science and Technology, 44 (6), pp. 173-180.
  123. Chu, W. Modeling the quantum yields of herbicide 2,4-D decay in UV/H2O2 process (2001) Chemosphere, 44 (5), pp. 935-941.
  124. Choy, W.K., Chu, W. The rate improvement and modeling of trichloroethene photodegradation by acetone sensitizer in surfactant solution (2001) Chemosphere, 44 (5), pp. 943-947.
  125. Chu, W., Tsui, S.M. Photoreductive model of disperse orange 11 in aqueous acetone and triethylamine (2001) Journal of Environmental Engineering, 127 (8), pp. 741-747.
  126. Chu, W. Dye removal from textile dye wastewater using recycled alum sludge (2001) Water Research, 35 (13), pp. 3147-3152.
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  127. Choy, W.K, Chu, W. The modelling of trichloroethene photodegradation in Brij 35 surfactant by two-stage reaction (2001) Chemosphere, 44 (2), pp. 211-215.
  128. Ma, C.W., Chu, W. Photodegradation mechanism and rate improvement of chlorinated aromatic dye in non-ionic surfactant solutions (2001) Water Research, 35 (10), pp. 2453-2459.
  129. Tsui, S.M, Chu, W. Quantum yield study of the photodegradation of hydrophobic dyes in the presence of acetone sensitizer (2001) Chemosphere, 44 (1), pp. 17-22.
  130. Tsui, S.M., Chu, W., Fung, P.C., Sin, K.M. Removal of hydrophobic dyestuff from dyeing wastewater by photo-sensitization process (2001) Water Science and Technology, 43 (2), pp. 305-312.
  131. Chu, W., So, W.S. Modeling the two stages of surfactant-aided soil washing (2001) Water Research, 35 (3), pp. 761-767.
  132. Chu, W., Ma, C.-W. Quantitative prediction of direct and indirect dye ozonation kinetics (2000) Water Research, 34 (12), pp. 3153-3160.
  133. Chu, W., Chan, K.-H. The prediction of partitioning coefficients for chemicals causing environmental concern (2000) Science of the Total Environment, 248 (1), pp. 1-10.
  134. Chu, W., Choy, W.-K. The study of lag phase and rate improvement of TCE decay in UV/surfactant systems (2000) Chemosphere, 41 (8), pp. 1199-1204.
  135. Chu, W., Ng, F.-L. Upgrading the conventional grease trap using a tube settler (2000) Environment International, 26 (1-2), pp. 17-22.
  136. Chu, W. Lead metal removal by recycled alum sludge (1999) Water Research, 33 (13), pp. 3019-3025.
  137. Chu, W. Photodechlorination mechanism of DDT in a UV/surfactant system (1999) Environmental Science and Technology, 33 (3), pp. 421-425.
  138. Chu, W., Hsu, W. Pollution source identification and waste loading reduction at Chinese fast food restaurants (1999) Environment International, 25 (1), pp. 97-107.
  139. Chu, W., Ma., C.W. Reaction kinetics of UV-decolourization for dye materials (1998) Chemosphere, 37 (5), pp. 961-974.
  140. Chu, W., Jafvert, C.T., Diehl, C.A., Marley, K., Larson, R.A. Phototransformations of polychlorobiphenyls in brij 58 micellar solutions (1998) Environmental Science and Technology, 32 (13), pp. 1989-1993.
  141. Chu, W., Ma, C.W. Effects of UV-decolouring of aromatic dyes with different chemical structures (1997) Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, 63 (1-4), pp. 247-255.
  142. Jafvert, C.T., Van Hoof, P.L., Chu, W. The phase distribution of polychlorobiphenyl congeners in surfactant-amended sediment slurries (1995) Water Research, 29 (10), pp. 2387-2397.
  143. Chu, W., Jafvert, C.T. Photodechlorination of polychlorobenzene congeners in surfactant micelle solutions (1994) Environmental Science and Technology, 28 (13), pp. 2415-2422.