Professor Bo Jin

Professor Bo Jin
 Position Professor
 Org Unit School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
 Telephone +61 8 8313 7056
 Location Floor/Room 1 16 ,  Engineering North ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Professro, Reader /Associate Professo(01/2012- present)                     

         Director of Bionanotechnology Laboratory: Water and Energy,                                                                                                     School Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia

    Reader/Associate Professor  (05/2007-12/2011)

         Director of Bionanotechnology Laboratory: Water and Energy,

         Faculty of Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematic Science, 

         The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

    Research Leader (01/2004 -06/2011)

           Australian Water Quality Centre, South Australia Water Corporation, Adelaide, Australia

    Associate Professor, Senior Research Fellow   (01/2004 – 04/2007)

          School of Natural and Built Environment, The University of South Australia, Australia

    Research Fellow  (07/2000 – 12/2003)

           Department of Chemical Engineering, Advanced Wastewater Management Centre, 

           The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

    Chief Engineer, Professor (02/1999 – 07/2000)

        Province Ministry of Environmental Protection Administration,

         Ningxia Government, Yinchuan, Ningxia, China

    Senior Research Scientist   (07/1998 –12/21198)

         Weston Bioproducts, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Research Team Leader, Resaerch Engineer  (03/1986- 09/1992)

         Research Centre, Ningxia Institute for water Conservancy, Yinchuan, China        

    Lecturer, Director and Deputy Principal  (02/1982 – 02/1986)

        Taole School, Taole, Ningxia, China

  • Qualifications

    Ph.D                Bioprocess and Environmental Engineering                                               March,1999

             The University of New England, NSW, Australia.

    M.Sc.         Environmental Science and Technology                                                         October, 1993

                            UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education Delft, The Netherlands.

    B. Sc           Chemistry                                                                                                            January, 1982

                            Ningxia University, Yinchuan, China

  • Research Interests



    Integrated biotechnology and chemical process for production of renewable energy and materials

    • Process and technology: fermentation, bioconversion and biotransformation

    • Bioenergy: hydrogen, methane, ethanol and bio-fuel

    • Renewable materials: biodegradable polymers, organic acids and microbial biomass protein


    Functional materials and nonatechnologies for water/wastewater treatment and energy production

    •   Nano-catalysts, nanobiocatalysts and nano-porous materials,

    • Nano-biocatalytic assembly  and bioreactor system

    • Nano-technological process (photo-catalytic and filtration),

    • Advanced oxidation technology and process,

    • Thin film polymeric membranes, nano-composite membranes for desalination.

    • Stimuli-responsive microgels for forward osmosis desalination.

    Bioelectrochemical system and technologies for

    • Energy production (electricity, hydrogen, biogas)

    • Wastewater treatment

    • Bioremediation.

      Innovative chemical and biological process for water and wastewater treatment

    • Activated sludge process and anaerobic digestion,

    • Biological nutrient removal and recovery (nitrogen and phosphorus),

    • Membrane technology and process for water/wastewater treatment and desalination

    • Flocculation, adsorption, and disinfection.


    Please visit for research program, projects and facilities available in our group: BioNanotechnology Laboratory: Water, Energy and Materials .

  • Research Funding

    ·       Two Linkage Grants from Australian Research Council (ARC) (2007 -2009).

    ·       International Exchange funding from Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia (2009)

    ·       Two Discovery Grants from Australian Research Council (ARC) (2004 -2006).

    ·       ARC International Fellowship (2005)

    ·       Australian Research Fellowship from ARC (2004 – 2006)

    ·       US Water Environment  Research Foundation Funding (2005 -2007)

    ·       Grant Monies from Minister of Department of Further Education, Employment, Science & Technology, South Australia State Government (2005)

    ·       Research Seed Grant from UniSA (2005)

    ·       Early Career Research  Award, The University of Queensland (2002)

    ·       Scientific Visiting Program Award, Australian Academy of Science (2002)

  • Publications

    My research is in the fields of the advanced development of chemical and biotechnological process for the production of renewable energy and wastewater treatment. I have co-authored over 200 refereed publications, including 12 scholarly book chapters, 130 journal articles (66% in world leading journal in certain disciplines). I am a corresponding author as a project leader and principal supervisor for 70% of all my co-authored publications. I have a career publication h-index of 45 (i10 index: 100) with over 8360 citations (over 6500 since 2012). As a corresponding author and/or key investigator, five of my journal papers, were ranked as the highest cited paper in last 10 years by Essential Science Indicators (ESI).


    Refereed Journal (since 1999, * Principal Author)

    1.      Huzairy Hassan, Bo Jin*, Erica Donner, Sotirios Vasileiadis, Christopher Saint, Sheng Dai (2018) Microbial Community and Bioelectrochemical activities in MFC for Degrading Phenol and Producing Electricity: Microbial Consortia Could Make Differences, Chemical Engineering Journal 332,647–657. 

    2.      Cui Jian, Jinxue Luo, Bo Jin, Decai Jin, Xuliang Zhuang, Zhihui Bai, (2017) Investigating bacterial community and amoebae population in rural domestic wastewater reclamation for irrigation, Journal of Environmental Science, Accepted.

    3.      Misson, Mailin; Jin, Bo; Zhang, Hu (2017) A Recirculating Spiral Bioreactor for Galactooligosaccharide Production using Polymer Nanofiber- β-galactosidase Assembly, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 56 (44), 12479–12487. 

    4.      Haihua Jiao, Qi Wang, Nana Zhao, Bo Jin, Xuliang Zhuang, Zhihui Bai * (2017) Distributions and sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in soils around a chemical plant in Shanxi, China, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14, 1198 - 1208.

    5.      Hesamoddin Rabiee, Bo Jin*, Seonho Yun, Sheng Dai*, (2017) Gas-Responsive Microgels for Energy-effective Forward Osmosis Desalination, Water Research, accepted

    6.      Masoumeh Zargar, Yusak Hartanto, Bo Jin*, Sheng Dai* (2017) Polyethylenimine Modified Silica Nanoparticles Enhance Interfacial Interactions and Desalination Performance of Thin Film Nanocomposite, Journal of Membrane Science, 541, 19–28.

    7.      Amir Mellati, Chia-ming Fan, Ali Tamayol, Sheng Dai, Jingxiu Bi, Bo Jin, Cory Xian, Ali Khademhosseinic, Hu Zhang* (2017). Microengineered 3D cell-laden thermoresponsive hydrogels for mimicking cell morphology and orientation in cartilage tissue engineering. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 114,  217–231.

    8.      Guangan Jia, Hu Zhang, Joerg Krampe, Tim Muster, Baoyu Gao, Nanwen Zhu, Bo Jin (2017) Applying a Chemical Equilibrium Model for Optimizing Struvite Precipitation for Ammonium Recovery from Anaerobic Digester Effluent Journal of Cleaner Production, 147, 297-305.

    9.      Sanja Gunawardena and Bo Jin (2016), Chemical Pre-treatment for Enhancing Bio Accessibility of Oat Husk, American Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy, 5 (3), 146-156.

    10.   Bo Jin*, Florian Zepf, Zhihui Bai, Baoyu Gao and Nanwen Zhu, (2016) A Biotech-Systematic Approach to Select Fungi for Bioconversion of Winery Wastes to Nutrient-Rich Feed, Process Safety and Environmental Protection,103, 60–68.

    11.   Amir Mellati, Chia-ming Fan, Ali Tamayol, Sheng Dai, Jingxiu Bi, Bo Jin, Cory Xian, Ali Khademhosseinic, Hu Zhang* 2016Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) hydrogel / chitosan scaffold hybrid for three-dimensional stem cell culture and cartilage tissue engineering, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, in press.

    12.   Xue Shen, Baoyu Gao, Xin Huang, Fan Bu, Qinyan Yu, Ruihua Li, Bo Jin (2017) Effect of the dosage ratio and the viscosity of PAC/PDMDAAC on coagulation performance and membrane fouling in a hybrid coagulation-ultrafiltration process, Chemosphere 173 (2017) 288 - 298

    13.   Shrestha A, Jin Bo, Kee TW, Qiao SZ, Dai S. (2016) A robust strategy for "living" growth of lead sulfide quantum dots ChemNanoMat 2(1):49-53.

    14.   Masoumeh Zargar, Yusak Hartanto, Bo Jin*, Sheng Dai* (2016) Understanding Functionalized Silica Nanoparticles Incorporation in Thin Film Composite Membranes: Interaction and Desalination Performance, Journal Membrane Science, 521, 53 – 64.

    15.   Masoumeh Zargar, Yusak Hartanto, Bo Jin*, Sheng Dai* (2016) Hollow Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles Incorporated Thin Film Composite Membranes for Desalination, Journal Membrane Science, 519 (2016) 1-10.

    16.   Yusak Hartanto, Masoumeh Zargar, Bo Jin, Sheng Dai* (2016) Thermo-responsive Cationic Copolymer Microgels as High Performance Draw Agents in Forward Osmosis Desalination, Journal Membrane Science, 518, 273 - 281.

    17.   Masoumeh Zargar, Bo Jin* and Sheng Dai* (2016) An integrated statistic and systematic approach to study correlation of synthesis condition and desalination performance of thin film composite membranes, Desalination, 394:138-147.

    18.   Huzairy Hassan, Bo Jin*, Sheng Dai,*, Tianyi Ma, Chris Saint, (2016) Chemical Impact of Catholytes on Bacillus subtilis-Catalysed Microbial Fuel Cell Performance for Degrading 2,4-Dichlorophenol, Chemical Engineering Journal, 301, 103–114 .

    19.   Yusak Hartanto, Masoumeh Zargar, Bo Jin*, Sheng Dai*, (2106) Thermo-responsive Microgels as Functional Draw Agents for Forward Osmosis Desalination: Influence on Microgel Structures, Environmental Science and Technology, 50(8):4221-4228.

    20.   Zhanying Zhang*, Ian O'Hara; Sagadevan Mundree; Baoyu Gao; Andrew Ball; Nanwen, Zhu, Zhihui Bai, Bo Jin*, (2016) Biofuels from Food Processing Wastes. Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 38: 97–105.

    21.   Meng Nan Chong*, Bo Jin, Chris Saint, Poh Phaik Eong, Rupak Aryal (2016) Evaluation of Physicochemical Methods in Enhancing the Adsorption Performance of Natural Zeolite as Low-Cost Adsorbent of Methylene Blue Dye from Wastewater, Journal of Cleaner Production, 118, 197–209.

    22.   Mailin Misson, Xin Du, Bo Jin, Hu Zhang*. (2016) Dendrimer-like Nanoparticles Based <beta>-galactosidase Assembly for Enhancing Its Selectivity towards Transgalactosylation Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 86: 68 - 77.

    23.   Huiping Huang, Chris Chow and Bo Jin (2016) Characterisation of Dissolved Organic Matter in Stormwater using High-performance Size Exclusion Chromatography, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 42, 236-245.

    24.   Huiping Huang, Emma Sawade, David Cook, Christopher Chow, Mary Drikas, Bo Jin (2016) High-performance size exclusion chromatography with a multi-wavelength absorbance detector study on dissolved organic matter characterisation along a water distribution system, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 44,  235–243.

    25.   Mailin Misson, Sheng Dai, Bo Jin, Bing H Chen, Hu Zhang*, (2016) An polymer nanofiber immobilized β-galactosidase assembly as a functionalized nanobiocatalyst for enhancing galacto-oligosaccaride production, Journal of Biotechnology, 222:  56–64.

    26.   Xing Xu, Baoyu Gao*, Bo Jin, Qinyan Yue (2016) Removal of anionic pollutants from liquids by biomass materials: a review, Journal of Molecular Liquids 215 565–595.

    27.   Mellati A, Valizadeh Kiamahalleh M, Dai S, Bi J, Jin Bo, Zhang* H (2016) Influence of polymer molecular weight on the in vitro cytotoxicity of poly (N-isopropylacrylamide), Materials Science and Engineering 59:509-513.

    28.   Mailin Mission, Hu Zhang*, Bo Jin and Binhui Chen (2015) Enhancing Enzyme Stability and Metabolic Functional Ability of β-galactosidase through Functionalized Polymer Nanofiber Immobilization, Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 38(10):1915-1923..

    29.   Tze Haw Sia, Sheng Dai, Bo Jin*, Mark Biggs, Meng Nan Chong (2015) Hybridising nitrogen doped titania with kaolinite: A feasible catalyst for a semi-continuous photo-degradation reactor system, Chemical Engineering Journal, 279, 939–947.

    30.   Hongjie An and Bo Jin* (2015) Fullerenols and fullerene interaction alter cell growth and metabolisms of Escherichia coli, Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, Vol. 11, 1261–1268, (IF 5.26)

    31.   Yusak Hartanto, Seonho Yun, Bo Jin*, Sheng Dai* (2015) Functionalized thermo-responsive microgels for high performance forward osmosis desalination, Water Research, 70, 385-393.

    32.   Hongjie An H, Bo Jin*, Sheng Dai S (2015) Fabricating polystyrene fiber-dehydrogenase assemble as a functional biocatalyst, Enzyme and Microbial Technology 68:15-22.

    33.   Meng Nan Chong*, Yew Jeng Cho, Phaik Eong Poh, Bo Jin (2015) Evaluation of Titanium dioxide photocatalytic technology for the treatment of reactive Black 5 dye in synthetic and real greywater effluents, Journal of Cleaner Production, 15: 196–202

    34.   Sheng Chen, Jingjing Duan, Youhong Tang, Bo Jin, Shi Zhang Qiaoa* (2015) Molybdenum Sulfide Clusters-Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Hybrid Hydrogel Film as an Efficient Three-Dimensional Hydrogen Evolution Electrocatalyst, Nano Energy, 11, 11–18.

    35.   Meng Nan Chong*, Zhen Yang Tneu, Phaik Eong Poh, Bo Jin, Rupak Aryal, (2015) Synthesis, characterisation and application of TiO2–zeolite nanocomposites for the advanced treatment of industrial dye wastewater. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 50, 288–296.

    36.   Manjot Toor, Bo Jin* and Vipasiri Vimonses, Sheng Dai (2015) Activating natural bentonite as a cost-effective adsorbent for removal of Congo-red in wastewater, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 21 (25), 653–661.

    37.   Ningben Jin, Nanwwen Zhu, Bo Jin, Haiping Yuan, Jianbo Ruan,  (2015) Disinhibition of excessive volatile fatty acids to improve the efficiency of autothermal thermophilic aerobic sludge digestion by chemical approach, Bioresource Technology, 175: 120-127.

    38.   Mailin Mission, Hu Zhang and Bo Jin, (2015) Nanobiocatalyst Advancements and Bioprocessing Applications, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12(102), .20140891.

    39.   Amir Mellati, Hu Zhang, Sheng Dai, Bo Jin, Jingxiu Bi (2014) A Biodegradable Thermosensitive Hydrogel with Tuneable Properties for Mimicking Three-Dimensional Microenvironments of Stem Cells, RSC Advances, , 4, 63951-63961.

    40.   Xu X, Gao B, Jin B, Zhen H, Wang X, Dai M (2014) Study of microbial perchlorate reduction: Considering of multiple pH, electron acceptors and donors. Journal of Hazards Material, 285C:228-235 DOI

    41.   Xiongwei Du, Hongjie An, Bo Jin, Liangyu Meng, Qingdai Liu, (2104) .Carbon Nanotubes Altering Specificity of Repeated PCR and DNA Integrity Properties. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 14 (7), 5547-5551. 

    42.   Shengjun Xu, Zhihui Bai, Bo Jin, Runlin Xiao & Guoqiang Zhuang, (2014) Bioconversion of wastewater from sweet potato starch production to Paenibacillus polymyxa biofertilizer for tea plants. Scientific Report, 4:4131-1-4131-7.

    43.   Adrian Hunter, T Morris, Bo Jin, Chris Saint and Joan Kelly (2013).Deletion of creB in Aspergillus oryzae increases secreted hydrolytic enzyme activity, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79 (18), 5480–5487.

    44.   Florian Zepf, Bo Jin* (2013) Bioconversion of Grape Marc into Protein Rich Animal Feed by Microbial Fungi.   Chem Eng Process Tech 1(2): 1011.

    45.   Decai Jin, Ping Wang, Zhihui Bai, Bo Jin, Zhisheng Yu,Xinxin Wang, Guoqiang Zhuang and Hongxun Zhang, (2013) Terrimonas pekingensis sp. nov., isolated from bulking sludge, and emended descriptions of the genus Terrimonas, Terrimonas ferruginea,Terrimonas lutea and Terrimonas aquatic. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (2013), 63, 1658–1664.

    46.   F. Hai, K. Yamamoto, F. Nakajima, K. Fukushi, L. Nghiem, W. Price , Bo Jin and J. Jegatheesan  (2013)  Degradation of azo dye acid orange 7 in a membrane bioreactor by pellets and attached growth of Coriolus versicolour, Bioresource Technology, 14, 213-293. 

    47.   Guiqin Cai, Bo Jin*, Paul Monis, Chris Saint (2012) Redirection of biochemical pathways for hydrogen production in Clostridium butyricum, Biotechnology and Bioengineering,110: 338-342.

    48.   Lijuan Wei, Bo Jin*, Sheng Dai* (2012) Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Assays for Immunoglobulin Recognition, The Journal of Physical Chemistry, 116 (32), 17174-17181.

    49.   Meng Nan;Chong and Bo Jin (2012), Sol-Gel Synthesis of Inorganic Mesostructured Composite Photocatalyst for Water Purification: An Insight Into the Synthesis Fundamentals, Reaction, and Binding Mechanisms, SYNTHESIS AND REACTIVITY IN INORGANIC METAL-ORGANIC AND NANO-METAL CHEMISTRY, 42 (1), 68-75.

    50.   Zuming Li, Zhihui Bai, Baoguo Zhang, Baojv Li, Bo Jin, Michael Zhang, Francis Lin, Hongxun Zhang (2012) Purification and Characterization of Alkaline Pectin Lyase from a Newly Isolated Bacillus clausii and Its Application in Elicitation of Plant Disease Resistance, APPLIED BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 167(8),2241-2256.

    51.   Decai Jin, Dongdong Chang, Ping Wang, Zhihui Bai,*, Bo Jin, Dongbin Wei, Zhisheng Yu, Guoqiang Zhuang (2012) Biodegradation of di-butyl phthalate by an isolated Gordonia sp. strain QH-11: genetic identification and degradation kinetics, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 221-222, 80-85.  

    52.   Hongjie An and Bo Jin* (2012) Prospects of Nanoparticle-DNA Binding and its Implications in Medical Biotechnology, Biotechnology Advance, 30 (6), 1721 – 1732. 

    53.   Manjot Toor and Bo Jin* (2012) Adsorption Characteristics, Isotherm, Kinetics, and Diffusion of Modified Natural Bentonite for Removing Diazo Dye, Chemical Engineering Journal, 187, 79-88.

    54.   Hongjie An and Bo Jin* (2012) Impact of fullerene particle interaction on biochemical activities in fermenting Zymomonas mobilis, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 31 (4), 712 -716.

    55.   Meng N Chong* and Bo Jin* (2011), Photocatalytic Treatment of High Concentration Carbamazepine in Synthetic Hospital Wastewater, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 199-200, 135-142.

    56.   Meng N Chong, Bo Jin*, Giuseppe Laera, Chris Saint (2011) Evaluating the Photodegradation of Carbamazepine in a Sequential Batch Photoreactor System: Impacts of Effluent Organic Matter and Inorganic Ions, Chemical Engineering Journal, 174, 595-602.

    57.   Giuseppe Laera*, Meng Nan Chong, Bo Jin, Antonio Lopez (2011) An Integrated MBR-TiO2 Photocatalysis Process for the Removal of Carbamazepine from Simulated Pharmaceutical Industrial Effluent, Bioresource Technology, 102 (13), 7012-7015.

    58.   Hongjie An and Bo Jin* (2011) DNA exposure to buckminsterfullerene (C60): toward DNA stability, reactivity, and replication, Environmental Science & Technology, 45: 6608 - 6616.

    59.   Hongjie An and Bo Jin* (2011) Fullerene nanoparticle reactivity and impact on fermentation performance using Zymomonas mobilis, in ‘Advances in Biomedical Engineering’, 33-37.

    60.   Nana Qi, Hu Zhang*, Bo Jin and Kai Zhang (2011) CFD Modelling of Hydrodynamics and Degradation Kinetics in an Annular Slurry Photocatalysis Reactor for Wastewater Treatment, Chemical Engineering Journal,172: 84 - 95.

    61.   Jin DC ,Wang P, Bai ZH; Jin B,  Lv ZP, Wei DB, Zhuang GQ (2011) Biodegradation of di-n-butyl phthalate by a newly isolated Diaphorobacter sp strain QH-6, AFRICAN JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY RESEARCH, 5 (11), 1322-1328..

    62.   Giuseppe Laera*, Bo Jin, Antonio Lopez (2011) Application of sequencing batch membrane bioreactors (SB-MBR) for the treatment of municipal wastewater, Water Science and Technology, 64 (2) 391-396.

    63.     Meng N Chong, Bo Jin*, Chris Saint (2011) Using H-titanate nanofiber catalyst for water disinfection: understanding and modelling of the inactivation kinetic and mechanistic, Chemical Engineering Science, 66 (24), 6625 - 6635.

    64.     Meng  Chong, Bo Jin*, Chris Saint (2011) Bacterial Inactivation Kinetics of a Photo-Disinfection System using Novel Titania Impregnated Kaolinite Photocatalyst, Chemical Engineering Journal, 171, 16-23,

    65.   Vipasiri Vimonses, Chris Chow, Bo Jin, Chris Saint (2011) Development of multifunctional nanoporous clay materials for alternative adsorption-photocatalysis integration process for water reuse application, Journal of  Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, in press.

    66.   Guiqin Cai, Bo Jin*, Paul Monis, Chris Saint, (2011) Metabolic flux network and analysis of fermentative hydrogen production, Biotechnology Advances, 29 375–387.  

    67.   Meng N Chong, Bo Jin* (2011) Sol-gel synthesis of organic-inorganic mesostructured composite photocatalyst for water purification: an insight into the synthesis fundamentals, reaction and binding mechanisms, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry, in press.

    68.   Guiqin Cai, Bo Jin*, Chris Saint, Paul Monis (2011) Genetic manipulation of butyrate formation pathways in Clostridium butyricum, Journal of Biotechnology, 155: 269 - 274.

    69.   Adrian Hunter, Bo Jin, Joan Kelly* (2011) Independent duplications of alpha-amylase in different strains of  Aspergillus oryzae, Fungal Genetics and Biology, 48 (4), 438 -444.

    70.   Giuseppe Laera*, Bo Jin, Huaiyong Zhu and Antonia Lopez (2011) Photocatalytic activity of TiO2 nanofibers in simulated and real municipal effluents, Catalysis Today, 161, 147 - 152.  

    71.   Vipasiri Vimonses, Bo Jin*, Chris Chow, Chris Saint (2010) An Adsorption-Photocatalysis Hybrid Process using Multi-Functional-Nanoporous Materials for Wastewater Reclamation, Water Research, 44: 5385 -5397.

    72.   Guiqin Cai, Bo Jin*, Paul Monis, Chris Saint (2010)  Metabolic flux analysis of hydrogen production network by Clostridium butyricum W5: Effect of pH and glucose concentrations, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35: 6681-6690.

    73.   Meng Chong, Bo Jin*, Chris Chow, Chris Saint (2010) Recent Developments in Photocatalytic Water Treatment Technology: A Review, Water Research, 44(10): 2297-3207.

    74.   S. Sankar, S K. Khanal, N Jasti, B Jin, A. L. Pometto J van Leeuwen* (2010). Use of Filamentous Fungi for Wastewater Treatment and Production of High Value Fungal Byproducts: A Review. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 40 (5) 1-49.

    75.   Meng  Chong, Bo Jin*, Chris Chow, Chris Saint (2010) Bacterial Inactivation Kinetics, Regrowth and Synergistic Competition in a Photocatalytic Disinfection System using Anatase Titanate Nanofiber Catalyst, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 214: 1 -9.

    76.   Vipasiri Vimonses, Meng  Chong and Bo Jin* (2010) Evaluation of the Physical Properties and Photodegradation Ability of Titania Nanocrystalline Impregnated onto Modified Kaolin Microporous & Mesoporous Materials, 132, 201-209.

    77.   Hongjie An, Qingdai Liu, PhD; Qianli Ji; Bo Jin* (2010) DNA binding and aggregation by carbon nanoparticles, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 393: 57- - 576.

    78.   Likun Gu, Zhihui Bai*, Bo Jin, Wenying Li, Jianyun Zhang, Guoqiang Zhuang, Hongxun Zhang. Production of a newly isolated Paenibacillus polymyxa biocontrol agent using monosodium glutamate wastewater and potato wastewater. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2010, 22(9): 1407- 1412.

    79.   Vipasiri Vimonses, Bo Jin*, Chris Chow (2010), Insight into Removal Kinetic and Mechanisms of Anionic Dye by Clay Materials and Lime , Journal of Hazardous Materials, 177, 420 - 427.

    80.   Vipasiri Vimonses, Bo Jin*, Chris Chow, Chris Saint (2010) Development of a pilot fluidised bed reactor system with a formulated clay-lime mixture for continuous removal of chemical pollutants from wastewater, Chemical Engineering Journal, 158: 535-541.

    81.   Likun Gu, Zhihui Bai*, Bo Jin, Qing Hu, Huili Wang, Guoqiang Zhuang, Hongxun Zhang. Assessing the impact of the fungicide enostroburin application on the bacterial community in wheat phyllosphere. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2010, 22(1): 134-141.

    82.   Meng  Chong, Huaiyong Zhu, Bo Jin* (2010) Response Surface Optimization of Photocatalytic Process for Degradation of Congo Red Using H-Titanate Nanofiber Catalyst. Chemical Engineering Journal, 156: 278-285.

    83.   Z.Y. Zhang, Bo Jin* (2010) L(+)-lactic acid production using sugarcane molasses and waste potato starch: An alternative approach, International Sugar Journal, 112 (133), 17-22.

    84.   Xiaoyi Wang and Bo Jin *, (2009).Process optimization of biological hydrogen production from molasses by a newly isolated Clostridium butyricum W5,  Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, 107(2), 138-144.

    85.   Z.Y. Zhang, Bo Jin*, J.M. Kelly. (2009) Enhancement of L(+)-lactic acid production using acid-adapted precultures of Rhizopus arrhizus in a bubble column reactor. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, 108 (4), 344-347.

    86.   X. Wang, PT. Monis, CP. Saint, B. Jin* (2009)  Biochemical kinetics of hydrogen production by Clostridium butyricum strain W5 during fermentation of glucose, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 34: 791-798.

    87.   Meng  Chong, Bo Jin*, Chris Chow, Chris Saint (2009). A new approach to optimise an annular slurry photoreactor system for the degradation of Congo Red: Statistical analysis and modelling, Chemical Engineering Journal, 152; 158-166.

    88.   Vipasiri Vimonses, Bo Jin*, Chris Chow, Chris Saint (2009), Enhancing Removal Efficiency of Anionic Dye by Combination and Calcination of Clay Materials and Calcium Hydroxide, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 171, 941-947.

    89.   Qinxue Wen*, Candani Tutuka, Alexandra Keegan, Bo Jin (2009) Fate of pathogenic microorganisms and indicators in secondary activated sludge wastewater treatment plants, Journal of Environmental Management 90 (2009) 1442–1447

    90.   Vipasiri Vimonses, Shaomin Lei, Bo Jin*, Chris Chow, Chris Saint (2009) Adsorption of congo red by three Australian kaolins, Applied Clay Science, 43: 465-472.

    91.   Meng  Chong, Bo Jin*, Huaiyong Zhu, Chris Chow, Chris Saint (2009). Application of H-Titanate Nanofibers for Degradation of Congo Red in an Annular Slurry Photoreactor, Chemical Engineering Journal, 150, 49-54.

    92.   Meng  Chong, Bo Jin*, Huaiyong Zhu, Chris Chow, Chris Saint (2009) Optimisation of an Annular Photoreactor Process for Degradation of Congo Red Using a Newly Synthesized Titania Impregnated Kaolinite Nano-photocatalyst, Separation and Purification Technology, 67, 355-363.

    93.   Vipasiri Vimonses, Shaomin Lei, Bo Jin*, Chris Chow, Chris Saint (2009): Kinetic Study and Equilibrium Isotherm Analysis of Congo Red Adsorption by Clay Materials, Chemical Engineering Journal, 148: 354-364.

    94.   Z.Y. Zhang, Bo. Jin*, J.M. Kelly (2008) Production of L(+)-lactic acid using acid-adapted precultures of Rhizopus arrhizus in a stirred tank reactor. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 149:265-276.

    95.   Meng  Chong, Vipasiri Vimonses, Shaomin Lei, Bo Jin*, Chris Chow, Chris Saint (2008) Synthesis and Characterisation of Novel Titania Impregnated Kaolinite Nano-photocatalyst, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 117: 233-242.

    96.   Xiaoyi Wang, Bo Jin*, Dennis Mulcahy (2008) Impact of Carbon and Nitrogen Sources on Hydrogen Production by a Newly Isolated Clostridium butyricum W5, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33: 4998-5005.

    97.   R. Haas, Bo Jin*, FT Zepf (2008) Production of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) from Waste Potato Starch, Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 72 (1), 253-258.

    98.   Baoguo Zhang, Hongxun Zhang, Bo Jin, Baoju Li, Ling Tang, Jianzhou Yang, Guoqiang Zhuang, Zhihui Bai*. (2008) Effect of cypermethrin insecticide on the microbial community in cucumber phyllosphere. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 20(11): 1356-1362.

    99.   ZH Bai, Bo Jin*,YJ Li, J Chen, ZM Li (2008). Utilization of winery wastes for Trichoderma viride biocontrol agent production by solid state fermentation, Journal Environmental Sciences, 20, 353-358.

    100. ZY Zhang, Bo Jin*, ZH Bai, XY Wang (2008) Production of Fungal Biomass Protein Using Microfungi from Winery Wastewater Treatment, Bioresource Technology, 99, 3871-3876.

    101. Li, Z.M., Jin, B., Zhang, H.X., Bai, Z., Xue, W.T., Li, H.Y. (2008) Purification and characterization of three alkaline endopolygalacturonases from a newly isolated Bacillus gibsonii, Guocheng Gongcheng Xuebao,  8(4):768-773 (B)

    102. Z.Y. Zhang, B. Jin*, J.M. Kelly. (2007). Effects of cultivation parameters on the morphology of Rhizopus arrhizus and the lactic acid production in a bubble column reactor. Engineering in Life Sciences 7(5):490-496.

    103. Zhanying Zhang, Bo Jin* and Joan Kelly (2007), Production of lactic acid and by-products from waste potato starch by Rhizopus arrhizus: role of nitrogen sources, World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology,  23:229-236.

    104. Wang, X., Hoefel, D., Monis P. T., Saint, C. P. and Jin*, B. (2007) Isolation and microbial community analysis and of hydrogen producing bacteria from an activated sludge fermentation process. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 133 (5), 1415-1423.

    105. Zhanying Zhang, Bo Jin*, Joan M. Kelly (2007) Mini review: production of lactic acid from renewable materials by Rhizopus Fungi, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 35: 251-263.

    106. Bo Jin*, Pinghe Yin and Paul Lant  (2006) Hydrodynamics and Mass Transfer Coefficient  in Activated Sludge Air-Lift Reactors, Chemical Engineering and Processing, 45  608-617.

    107. Q.H. Wang, G. Cheng, X.H. Sun, Bo Jin (2006) Recovery of lactic acid from kitchen garbage fermentation broth by four-compartment configuration electrodialyzer, Process Biochemistry, 14 (1), 152-158.

    108. Bo Jin (2006) Lactic acid from waste potato starch, Industry Bioprocessing, 28 (9) 7-9.

    109. Bo Jin*, Pinghe Yin, Yihong Ma and Ling Zhao (2005) Production of Lactic Acid and Fingal Biomass by Rhizopus Fungi from Food Processing Waste Streams, Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology,  32, 678-686.

    110. Bo Jin*, Paul Lant and Xiangyu Ge (2005) Hydrodynamics and Mass Transfer Coefficient in Activated Sludge Aerated Stirred Column Reactor: Experimental and Mathematical Analysis, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 91(4), 406-417.

    111. B.-M. Wilén*, Bo Jin, and P. Lant (2005) Reply on the comments for Impacts of Structural and Microbial Characteristics on Activated Sludge Floc Stability, Water Research, 39: 738-746.

    112. L.P. Huang, Bo Jin* and P. Lant (2005) Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation for lactic acid production from potato starch wastewater treatment by Rhizopus arrhizus and Rhizopus oryzae, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 23(3), 265-276.

    113. Huang LP, Jin B, Lant P. (2005). Direct fermentation of potato starch wastewater to lactic acid by Rhizopus oryzae and Rhizopus arrhizus. Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineering. 27:229-238.

    114. Bo Jin* and P. Lant, (2004) Flow regime, hydrodynamics, floc size distribution and solids-liquid separation properties in activated sludge processes using bubble column, air-lift and aerated stirred reactors, Chemical Engineering Science, 59, 2379-2388.

    115. Bo Jin*, B.-M. Wilén, and P. Lant (2004) Impacts of morphological, physical and chemical properties of sludge flocs on dewaterability of activated sludge, Chemical Engineering Journal, 98. 115-126.

    116. LP Huang, Bo Jin, P Lant, XL Qiao, JW Chen, WC Sun (2004) Direct fermentation of potato starch in wastewater to lactic acid by Rhizopus oryzae,  Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering 9 (4): 245-251.

    117. Bo Jin*, B.-M. Wilén, and P. Lant (2003) A comprehensive insight into floc characteristics with implications to activated sludge properties of compressibility and settleability, Chemical Engineering Journal, 95: 221-234.

    118. Bo Jin*, L.P. Huang and P. Lant (2003) Rhizopus arrhizus –a producer simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of starch waste materials to L(+)-lactic acid. Biotechnology Letter, 25: 1983 -1987.

    119. L.P. Huang, Bo Jin*  and P. Lant (2003) Biotechnological Production of lactic acid integrated with potato starch wastewater treatment by Rhizopus arrhizus , Journal of chemical Technology and Biotechnology , 78: 899 -906.

    120. B.-M. Wilén*, Bo Jin, and P. Lant (2003a) The influence of key chemical constituents in activated sludge on surface and flocculating properties, Water Research, 77(9): 2127 - 2139.

    121. B.-M. Wilén*, Bo Jin, and P. Lant (2003b) Impacts of Structural and Microbial Characteristics on Activated Sludge Floc Stability, Water Research, 37: 3632 -3645.

    122. B-M, Wilén*, Bo Jinand P. A. Lant, (2003c) Relationship between flocculation of activated sludge and composition of extracellular polymeric substances, Water Science and Technology, 47 (12) 95-103.

    123. J (Hans) van Leeuwen*, Z. Hu, A. Pometto. and Bo Jin (2003) Kinetic modelling of selective cultivation of  microfungi in a microscreen process for food processing wastewater treatment and biomass production. Acta Biotechnology, 23, 2 – 3, 289 - 300.

    124. Bo Jin*, X. Q. Yan, Q. Yu and J(Hans) van Leeuwen (2002) A comprehensive pilot plant system for fungal biomass protein production and wastewater reclamation, Advances in Environmental Research, (USA), 6, 179-189.

    125. Bo Jin*, Q. Yu and J (Hans) van Leeuwen (2001) A bioprocessing mode for fungal biomass protein production and wastewater treatment using external air-lift bioreactor. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 76: 1041-1048.

    126. Bo Jin*, Q. Yu, X. Q. Yan and J (Hans) van Leeuwen (2000) Characterization and improvement of oxygen transfer in pilot plant external air-lift bioreactor for mycelial biomass production from wastewater. World Journal of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 17: 265 – 272, 2001.

    127. Bo Jin*, J (Hans) van Leeuwen, B. Patel, Horst W. Doelle and Q.  Yu (1999) Production of fungal protein and glucoamylase by Rhizopus oligosporus from starch processing wastewater. Process Biochemistry, 34, 59 –65.

    128. Bo Jin*,  J (Hans) van Leeuwen,  B. Patel and Q. Yu (1999)  Mycelial morphology and fungal protein production from starch processing wastewater in submerged cultures of Aspergillus oryzae. Process Biochemistry, 34 (1), 335 –340.

    129. Bo  Jin*, J (Hans) van Leeuwen, H.W. Doelle and Q. Yu (1999) The influence of geometry on hydrodynamic and mass transfer characteristics in a new external airlift reactor for the cultivation of  filamentous fungi. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 15, 73 – 79.

    130. Bo Jin, J (Hans) van Leeuwen, Q. Yu and B. Patel (1999) Screening and Selection of Microfungi for Microbial Biomass Protein Production and Water Reclamation from Starch Processing Wastewater. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology,74,106 – 110.

    131. P. Yin*, Q. Yu,  Bo  Jin and L. Zhao (1999)  Biosorption removal of cadmium from aqueous solution by using pretreated fungal biomass cultivated from starch wastewater. Water Research, 33 (8), 1960 – 1963.

    132. Bo Jin*, J (Hans) van Leeuwen, B. Patel and Q.  Yu (1998) Utilization of starch processing wastewater for production of microbial biomass protein and fungal a-amylase by Aspergillus oryzae. Bioresource Technology, 66, 201 – 206.


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    ·       International Organisation Board Member of the 6th International Conference on Interfaces against Pollution, 16-19 May 2010, Beijing.

    ·       Organisation Community Board member of CHemca-2010, September, 2010, Adelaide

    ·       Organisation Community Board member of the 3rd Symposium for Chinese and Australian Scholars on Science, Technology, Education: Cooperation and development, 6-8 October 2010, Melbourne.

    ·       Chairperson of Program/presentation section, the 7th International Symposium on Environmental Biotechnology, June 6-8, 2005, Chicago, USA.

    ·       Chair of Organization Community, Inaugural Australia – China Workshop on Water Quality and Technology, November 1-3, 2006, Adelaide, Australia.

    ·       Member of Editorial Board/Community of Journal of Environmental Science, (since 2006).

    ·       Member of Editorial Board/Community of International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, (since 2006).

    ·       Member of Editorial Board/Community of Chinese Journal of Environmental Engineering and Technology (since 2006).

    ·        Senior  Visiting Scholar, Griffith University (2000)

    ·       Member, the First Chinese Senior Scholar (PhD) Delegation (1999), invited by Chinese Foreign Affaires Office, Chinese State Council, Beijing.

    ·       Member, the Second Chinese Senior Scholar (PhD) Delegation (2001), invited by Chinese Foreign Affaires Office, Chinese State Council, Beijing.

    ·       Senior Visiting Fellow, Environment and Ecology Centre, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing.

    ·       Senior Advisor, Shijiazhuang Department of Science and Technology, Heibai, Chian.

    ·       Senior Advisor, Ningxia Department of Environmental Protection Administration, China.

    ·       Senor Adviser of Shenyang New and High Tech Region, Liaoning, China

    ·       President of Brisbane Society of Chinese Scholar and Student, Australia (1997)

    ·       Fellow, Member of community board, Australian-Chinese Society of Science and Technology, Australia.

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