Shaobin Wang

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Affiliation: Curtin University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Environmental-benign utilisation of fly ash as low-cost adsorbents
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 136:482-501. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Removal of dyes from aqueous solution using fly ash and red mud
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Water Res 39:129-38. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Application of solid ash based catalysts in heterogeneous catalysis
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Environ Sci Technol 42:7055-63. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Volatile organic compounds in indoor environment and photocatalytic oxidation: state of the art
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Environ Int 33:694-705. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Solid-state conversion of fly ash to effective adsorbents for Cu removal from wastewater
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 139:254-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical and chemical regeneration of zeolitic adsorbents for dye removal in wastewater treatment
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Chemosphere 65:82-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterisation and environmental application of an Australian natural zeolite for basic dye removal from aqueous solution
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, G P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 136:946-52. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Coal ash conversion into effective adsorbents for removal of heavy metals and dyes from wastewater
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 133:243-51. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Application of zeolite MCM-22 for basic dye removal from wastewater
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, G P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 295:71-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Dye adsorption on unburned carbon: kinetics and equilibrium
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 126:71-7. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Environmental-benign utilisation of fly ash as low-cost adsorbents
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 136:482-501. 2006
    ..Investigations also revealed that unburned carbon component in fly ash plays an important role in adsorption capacity. Directions for future research are also discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Removal of dyes from aqueous solution using fly ash and red mud
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Water Res 39:129-38. 2005
    ..For fly ash and red mud, adsorption of methylene blue is endothermic reaction with DeltaH(0) at 76.1 and 10.8 kJ/mol, respectively...
  3. ncbi request reprint Application of solid ash based catalysts in heterogeneous catalysis
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Environ Sci Technol 42:7055-63. 2008
    ..As a catalyst itself, fly ash can also be effective for gas-phase oxidation of volatile organic compounds, aqueous-phase oxidation of organics, solid plastic pyrolysis, and solvent-free organic synthesis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Volatile organic compounds in indoor environment and photocatalytic oxidation: state of the art
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Environ Int 33:694-705. 2007
    ..The concentrations and emission rates of commonly occurring VOCs in indoor air are presented. The effective catalyst systems, under UV and visible light, are discussed and the kinetics of photocatalytic oxidation is also presented...
  5. ncbi request reprint Solid-state conversion of fly ash to effective adsorbents for Cu removal from wastewater
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 139:254-9. 2007
    ..The kinetic studies indicate that the adsorption can be fitted by the second-order kinetic model. Langmuir and Freundlich isotherms also can fit to the adsorption isotherm...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical and chemical regeneration of zeolitic adsorbents for dye removal in wastewater treatment
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Chemosphere 65:82-7. 2006
    ..Kinetic studies indicate that the adsorption follows pseudo-second-order kinetics...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterisation and environmental application of an Australian natural zeolite for basic dye removal from aqueous solution
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, G P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 136:946-52. 2006
    ..Only 60% capacity could be recovered by the two regeneration techniques...
  8. ncbi request reprint Coal ash conversion into effective adsorbents for removal of heavy metals and dyes from wastewater
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 133:243-51. 2006
    ..The increase in adsorption temperature will enhance the adsorption efficiency for both heavy metals. The pseudo second-order kinetics would be better for fitting the dynamic adsorption of Cu and Ni ions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Application of zeolite MCM-22 for basic dye removal from wastewater
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, G P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 295:71-8. 2006
    ..The adsorption isotherm can be well fitted by both the Langmuir and the Freundlich models. Thermodynamic calculations suggest that the adsorption of basic dyes on MCM-22 is an endothermic reaction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dye adsorption on unburned carbon: kinetics and equilibrium
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 126:71-7. 2005
    ..It is found that the dynamic adsorption follows the pseudo second-order model. Thermodynamic calculations indicate that the adsorption is endothermic reaction with DeltaH degrees at 25 kJ mol(-1)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Unburned carbon as a low-cost adsorbent for treatment of methylene blue-containing wastewater
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, G P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 292:336-43. 2005
    ..The apparent activation energies for methylene blue adsorption on unburned carbon in the first and second diffusion processes are 12.4 and 39.3 kJ/mol, respectively...
  12. ncbi request reprint The physical and surface chemical characteristics of activated carbons and the adsorption of methylene blue from wastewater
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 284:440-6. 2005
    ..For methylene blue, a higher pH of solution favors the adsorption capacity. The kinetic adsorption of methylene blue on all carbons follows a pseudo-second-order equation...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of dye removal using fly ash treated by different methods
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Chemosphere 60:1401-7. 2005
    ..The adsorption data have been analysed using Langmuir, Freundlich and Redlich-Peterson isotherms. The results indicate that the Freundlich and Redlich-Peterson models provide the better correlations with the experimental data...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sonochemical treatment of fly ash for dye removal from wastewater
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, G P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 126:91-5. 2005
    ..The adsorption isotherms can be fitted by Langmuir and Freudlich models, while the two-site Langmuir heterogeneous model will present the best result...
  15. ncbi request reprint Different crystallographic one-dimensional MnO2 nanomaterials and their superior performance in catalytic phenol degradation
    Edy Saputra
    Department of Chemical Engineering and CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment CRC CARE, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Environ Sci Technol 47:5882-7. 2013
    ..It was also found that α-MnO2 exhibited high stability in recycled tests without losing activity, demonstrating itself to be a superior heterogeneous catalyst to the toxic Co3O4 and Co(2+)...
  16. doi request reprint A comparative study of spinel structured Mn3O4, Co3O4 and Fe3O4 nanoparticles in catalytic oxidation of phenolic contaminants in aqueous solutions
    Edy Saputra
    Department of Chemical Engineering and CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment CRC CARE, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 407:467-73. 2013
    ..5 and 66.2 kJ/mol, respectively. In addition, Mn3O4 exhibited excellent catalytic stability in several runs, demonstrating that Mn3O4 is a promising catalyst alternative to toxic Co3O4 for water treatment...
  17. doi request reprint Nano-Fe⁰ encapsulated in microcarbon spheres: synthesis, characterization, and environmental applications
    Hongqi Sun
    Department of Chemical Engineering and CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment CRC CARE, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, WA 6845, Australia
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 4:6235-41. 2012
    ..This study extended the application of ZVI from reductive destruction of organics to oxidative degradation of organics by providing a green material for environmental remediation...
  18. doi request reprint Reduced graphene oxide for catalytic oxidation of aqueous organic pollutants
    Hongqi Sun
    Department of Chemical Engineering and CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment CRC CARE, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, WA 6845, Australia
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 4:5466-71. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint Solution combustion synthesis of Co oxide-based catalysts for phenol degradation in aqueous solution
    Hanwen Liang
    Department of Chemical Engineering and CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment CRC CARE, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 372:58-62. 2012
    ..Co/SiO(2) showed a comparable activity to Co/Al(2)O(3) and the best stability among the three Al(2)O(3)-, SiO(2)- and TiO(2)-supported Co catalysts...
  20. doi request reprint Removal of emulsified food and mineral oils from wastewater using surfactant modified barley straw
    Shariff Ibrahim
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Bioresour Technol 100:5744-9. 2009
    ..3 and 584.2 mg g(-1), respectively. Desorption tests in water solution show that oil is strongly bonded with adsorbent and desorption is only about 1-2% in 24 h...
  21. ncbi request reprint Humic acid adsorption on fly ash and its derived unburned carbon
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 315:41-6. 2007
    ..Humic acid adsorption is also affected by ion strength, pH, and temperature. The thermodynamic calculations indicate that the adsorption is endothermic nature with DeltaH(0) and DeltaS(0) as 5.79 kJ/mol and 16.0 J/K mol, respectively...
  22. doi request reprint Layer structured graphite oxide as a novel adsorbent for humic acid removal from aqueous solution
    Tri Hartono
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 333:114-9. 2009
    ..For the adsorption, several parameters will affect the adsorption such as solid loading and pH. HA adsorption will decrease with increasing pH and an optimum GO loading is required for maximum adsorption...
  23. doi request reprint Effects of ammonium hydroxide on the structure and gas adsorption of nanosized Zr-MOFs (UiO-66)
    Hussein Rasool Abid
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    Nanoscale 4:3089-94. 2012
    ..However, modified Zr-MOFs had significantly lower adsorption heat. The adsorption capacity of carbon dioxide was increased at high pressure, reaching 8.63 mmol g(-1) at 987 kPa for Zr-MOF-NH(4)-2...
  24. doi request reprint Heterogeneous activation of peroxymonosulphate by supported ruthenium catalysts for phenol degradation in water
    Syaifullah Muhammad
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 215:183-90. 2012
    ..Kinetic studies proved that a pseudo first order kinetics would fit to phenol decomposition and the activation energies for RuO(2)/AC and RuO(2)/ZSM5 were obtained to be 61.4 and 42.2kJ/mol, respectively...
  25. doi request reprint Oxidative degradation of dyes in water using Co2+/H2O2 and Co2+/peroxymonosulfate
    Sie King Ling
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Hazard Mater 178:385-9. 2010
    ..40 mM PMS and 7 mg/l basic blue 9 while the complete degradation of acid red 183 will be achieved at 30 min at 0.13 mM Co(2+), 0.40 mM PMS and 160 mg/l of acid red 183. The degradation of acid red 183 follows the second-order kinetics...
  26. doi request reprint Surfactant modified barley straw for removal of acid and reactive dyes from aqueous solution
    Broto C Oei
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, G P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Bioresour Technol 100:4292-5. 2009
    ..02x10(-4) and 2.54x10(-5) mol/g, respectively. Desorption studies show that both dyes are strongly bounded with the adsorbent and exhibit low desorption...
  27. doi request reprint Novel applications of red mud as coagulant, adsorbent and catalyst for environmentally benign processes
    Shaobin Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6058, Australia
    Chemosphere 72:1621-35. 2008
    ..Moreover, leaching and eco-toxicological tests indicate that red mud does not present high toxicity to the environment before or after reuse...
  28. doi request reprint Facile synthesis of nitrogen doped reduced graphene oxide as a superior metal-free catalyst for oxidation
    Hongqi Sun
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    Chem Commun (Camb) 49:9914-6. 2013
    ..Codoping with boron would further enhance the catalytic activity and the stability, providing a promising green material for environmental remediation. ..
  29. doi request reprint Supported cobalt catalysts by one-pot aqueous combustion synthesis for catalytic phenol degradation
    Hongqi Sun
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 394:394-400. 2013
    ..Phenol degradation was found to follow the zero-order kinetics. The causes of deactivation were investigated, and the regeneration methods were proposed...
  30. doi request reprint Physical and chemical activation of reduced graphene oxide for enhanced adsorption and catalytic oxidation
    Shizhen Liu
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, GPO Box, U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Nanoscale 6:766-71. 2014
    ..RGO by physicochemical CO2/ZnCl2 activation presented the best adsorption and RGO by physical CO2 activation exhibited the highest catalytic degradation of MB...
  31. ncbi request reprint Adsorption of CH4 and CO2 on Zr-metal organic frameworks
    Hussein Rasool Abid
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 366:120-4. 2012
    ..1 and 3.6 mmol/g, respectively, at 273 K, 988 kPa. The addition of ammonium hydroxide resulted in the Zr-MOF with a slight lower adsorption of CO(2) and CH(4), however, the selectivity of CO(2)/CH(4) is significantly enhanced...
  32. ncbi request reprint KOH catalysed preparation of activated carbon aerogels for dye adsorption
    Sie King Ling
    Centre for Process Systems Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 357:157-62. 2011
    ..The kinetic adsorption of dyes was diffusion control and could be described by the second-order kinetic model. The equilibrium adsorption of dyes was higher than activated carbon...
  33. doi request reprint One-pot hydrothermal synthesis of Co(OH)2 nanoflakes on graphene sheets and their fast catalytic oxidation of phenol in liquid phase
    Yunjin Yao
    School of Chemical Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei 230009, China
    J Colloid Interface Sci 402:230-6. 2013
    ..The phenol degradation on Co(OH)2-rGO was extremely fast and took around 10 min for 100% phenol removal. The degradation was found to follow the first order kinetics and a mechanism for phenol degradation was presented...
  34. doi request reprint Fabrication of Fe3O4/SiO2 core/shell nanoparticles attached to graphene oxide and its use as an adsorbent
    Yunjin Yao
    School of Chemical Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei 230009, China
    J Colloid Interface Sci 379:20-6. 2012
    ..A second-order kinetic equation could best describe the sorption kinetics. Thermodynamic parameters indicated that the adsorption of methylene blue onto the material was thermodynamically feasible and could occur spontaneously...
  35. ncbi request reprint Catalytic ammonia decomposition over industrial-waste-supported Ru catalysts
    Pei Fang Ng
    ARC Functional Nanomaterials, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3758-62. 2007
    ..Heat and chemical treatments of the red mud greatly improve the catalytic activity. Moreover, a combination of acid and heat treatments produces the highest catalytic conversion of ammonia...
  36. ncbi request reprint Geopolymeric adsorbents from fly ash for dye removal from aqueous solution
    Lin Li
    Research Centre for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing 10084, PR China
    J Colloid Interface Sci 300:52-9. 2006
    ..Kinetic studies show that the adsorption process follows the pseudo second-order kinetics...