University of Florida Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

 

Publications

 

 

Journal Publications

  • 2017

  • 171. Y. Tang, X. Wang, Y. Yang, B. Gao, Y. Wan, Y.C. Li, D. Cheng. 2017. Activated lignite-based super large granular slow-release fertilizers improve apple tree growth: Synthesis, characterizations, and laboratory and field evaluations. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b01699.
  • 170. H. Wang, B. Gao, J. Fang, Y. Ok, Y. Xue, K. Yang, X. Cao. 2017. Engineered biochar derived from eggshell-treated biomass for removal of aqueous lead. Ecological Engineering, doi: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.06.029.
  • 169. X. Liu, Y. Yang, B. Gao, Y.C. Li, Y. Wan. 2017. Environmentally friendly slow-release urea fertilizers based on waste frying oil for sustained nutrient release. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b00882.
  • 168. X. Zhang, B. Gao, A.E. Creamer, C. Cao, Y. Li. 2017. Adsorption of vocs onto engineered carbon materials: A review. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 338, 102-123.
  • 167. H. Zhou, B. Gao, Y. Zhou, H. Qiao, W. Gao, H. Qu, S. Liu, Q. Zhang, X. Liu. 2017. Facile preparation of 3D GO/CNCs composite with adsorption performance towards [BMIM][Cl] from aqueous solution. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 337, 27-33.
  • 166. J. Xie, Y. Yang, B. Gao, Y. Wan, Y.C. Li, J. Xu, Q. Zhao. 2017. Biomimetic superhydrophobic biobased polyurethane-coated fertilizer with atmosphere “outerwear”. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9(18), 15868-15879.
  • 165. S. Liang, Y. Xue, B. Gao, K. Yang. 2017. Removal of fluoride from aqueous solution by TiO2-based composites. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 74, 205-210.
  • 164. S. Dong, Y. Sun, B. Gao, X. Shi, H. Xu, J. Wu, J. Wu. 2017. Retention and transport of graphene oxide in water-saturated limestone media. Chemosphere, 180, 506-512.
  • 163. X. Qi, Y. Liu, M. Zhang, B. Gao, C. Li. 2017. Effects of ionic surfactants on the aggregate stability and water repellency of silt loam soil. Journal of Soils and Sediments, doi: 10.1007/s11368-017-1686-4.
  • 162. Y. Yao, Y. Zhang, B. Gao, R. Chen, F. Wu. 2017. Removal of sulfamethoxazole (SMX) and sulfapyridine (SPY) from aqueous solutions by biochars derived from anaerobically digested bagasse. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi: 10.1007/s11356-017-8849-0.
  • 161. S. Wang, B. Gao, Y. Li, Y. Ok, C. Shen, S. Xue. 2017. Biochar provides a safe and value-added solution for hyperaccumulating plant disposal: A case study of Phytolacca acinosa Roxb. (Phytolaccaceae). Chemosphere, 178, 59-64.
  • 160. Y. Su, B. Gao, L. Mao. 2017. Concurrent agglomeration and straining govern the transport of 14 C-labeled few-layer graphene in saturated porous media. Water Research, 115, 84-93.
  • 159. M. Wang, B. Gao, D.S. Tang, H. Sun, X. Yin, C. Yu. 2017. Effects of temperature on graphene oxide deposition and transport in saturated porous media Journal of Hazardous Materials, 331, 28-35.
  • 158. S. Yi, Y. Sun, X. Hu, H. Xu, B. Gao, J. Wu. 2017. Porous nano-cerium-oxide wood-chip biochar composites for aqueous levofloxacin removal and sorption mechanism insights. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi: 10.1007/s11356-016-8342-1, 863-871.
  • 157. L. Zhan, X. Xiang, B. Xie, B. Gao. 2017. Preparing lead oxides nanoparticles from waste electric and electronic equipment by high temperature oxidation-evaporation and condensation. Powder Technology, 308, 30-36.
  • 156. S. Wan, S. Wang, Y. Li, B. Gao. 2017. Functionalizing biochar with Mg–Al and Mg–Fe layered double hydroxides for removal of phosphate from aqueous solutions. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 47, 246–253.
  • 155. S. Wan, J. Wu, F. He, S. Zhou, R. Wang, B. Gao, J. Chen. 2017. Phosphate removal by lead-exhausted bioadsorbents simultaneously achieving lead stabilization. Chemosphere, 168, 748-755.
  • 154. X. Xu, X. Hu, Z. Ding, Y. Cheng, B. Gao. 2017. Waste-art-paper biochar as an effective sorbent for recovery of aqueous Pb(II) into value-added PbO nanoparticles Chemical Engineering Journals, 308, 863-871.
  • 153. S. Wang, B. Gao, Y. Li, A.E. Creamer, F. He. 2017. Adsorptive removal of arsenate from aqueous solutions by biochar supported zero-valent Iron nanocomposite: Batch and continuous flow tests. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 322, 172-181
  • 2016

  • 152. F. Qian, X. Zhu, Y. Liu, S. Hao, Z.J. Ren, B. Gao, R. Zong, S. Zhang, J. Chen. 2016. Synthesis, characterization and adsorption capacity of magnetic carbon composites activated by CO2: implication to the catalytic mechanisms of iron salts. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 18942-18951.
  • 151. Z. Li, Y. Liu, Y. Zhao, X. Zhang, L. Qian, L. Tian, J. Bai, W. Qi, H.-J. Yao, B. Gao, J. Liu, W. Wu, H. Qiu. 2016. Selective Separation of Metal Ions via Monolayer Nanoporous Graphene with Carboxyl Groups. Analytical Chemistry, 88 (20), 10002-10010.
  • 150. F. Yu, L. Sun, Y. Zhou, B. Gao, W. Gao, C. Bao, C. Feng, Y. Li. 2016. Biosorbents based on agricultural wastes for ionic liquid removal: An approach to agricultural wastes management. Chemosphere, 165, 94-99.
  • 149. X.Q. Liu, Y.C. Yang, B. Gao, Y.C. Li. 2016. Organic silicone-modified transgenic soybean oil as bio-based coating material for controlled-release urea fertilizers. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133 (41).
  • 148. S.A. Dong, X.Q. Shi, B. Gao, J.F. Wu, Y.Y. Sun, H.Y. Guo, H.X. Xu, J.C. Wu. 2016. Retention and release of graphene oxide in structured heterogeneous porous media under saturated and unsaturated conditions. Environmental Science & Technology, 50 (19), 10397-10405.
  • 147. J. Bai, H.M. Sun, X.J. Yin, X.Q. Yin, S.S. Wang, A.E. Creamer, L.J. Xu, Z. Qin, F. He, B. Gao. 2016. Oxygen-content-controllable graphene oxide from electron-beam-irradiated graphite: Synthesis, characterization, and removal of aqueous lead [Pb(II)]. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8 (38), 25289-25296.
  • 146. F. Yu, Y. Zhou, B. Gao, H. Qiao, Y. Li, E. Wang, L. Pang, C. Bao. 2016. Effective removal of ionic liquid using modified biochar and its biological effects Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, doi: 10.1016/j.jtice.2016.07.038.
  • 145. Z. Cheng, B. Gao, H.X. Xu, Y.Y. Sun, X.Q. Shi, J.C. Wu. 2016. Effects of surface active agents on DNAPL migration and distribution in saturated porous media. Science of the Total Environment, 571, 1147-1154.
  • 144. S.G. Zhang, Y.C. Yang, B. Gao, Y.S. Wan, Y.C. Li, C.H. Zhao. 2016. Bio-based interpenetrating network polymer composites from locust sawdust as coating material for environmentally friendly controlled-release urea fertilizers. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 64 (28), 5692-5700.
  • 143. M. Wang, B. Gao, D.S. Tang. 2016. Review of key factors controlling engineered nanoparticle transport in porous media. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 318, 233-246.
  • 142. A. Mosa, A. El-Ghamry, P. Truby, M. Omar, B. Gao, A. Elnaggar, Y.C. Li. 2016. Chemo-mechanical modification of cottonwood for Pb2+ removal from aqueous solutions: Sorption mechanisms and potential application as biofilter in drip-irrigation. Chemosphere, 161, 1-9.
  • 141. A.E. Creamer, B. Gao. 2016. Carbon-based adsorbents for postcombustion CO2 capture: A critical review. Environmental Science & Technology, 50 (14), 7276-7289.
  • 140. S.L. Wan, F. He, J.Y. Wu, W.B. Wan, Y.W. Gu, B. Gao. 2016. Rapid and highly selective removal of lead from water using graphene oxide-hydrated manganese oxide nanocomposites. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 314, 32-40.
  • 139. S.S. Wang, B. Gao, Y.C. Li. 2016. Enhanced arsenic removal by biochar modified with nickel (Ni) and manganese (Mn) oxyhydroxides. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 37, 361-365.
  • 138. Z.H. Ding, Y.S. Wan, X. Hu, S.S. Wang, A.R. Zimmerman, B. Gao. 2016. Sorption of lead and methylene blue onto hickory biochars from different pyrolysis temperatures: Importance of physicochemical properties. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 37, 261-267.
  • 137. L.H. Xue, B. Gao, Y.S. Wan, J.N. Fang, S.S. Wang, Y.C. Li, R. Munoz-Carpena, L.Z. Yang. 2016. High efficiency and selectivity of MgFe-LDH modified wheat-straw biochar in the removal of nitrate from aqueous solutions. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 63, 312-317.
  • 136. J. Fang, B. Gao, A.R. Zimmerman, K.S. Ro, J.J. Chen. 2016. Physically (CO2) activated hydrochars from hickory and peanut hull: preparation, characterization, and sorption of methylene blue, lead, copper, and cadmium. RSC Advances, 6 (30), 24906-24911.
  • 135. T.Z. Liu, B. Gao, J.N. Fang, B. Wang, X.D. Cao. 2016. Biochar-supported carbon nanotube and graphene oxide nanocomposites for Pb(II) and Cd(II) removal. RSC Advances, 6 (29), 24314-24319.
  • 134. S.S. Wang, B. Gao, Y.C. Li, A.R. Zimmerman, X.D. Cao. 2016. Sorption of arsenic onto Ni/Fe layered double hydroxide (LDH)-biochar composites. RSC Advances, 6 (22), 17792-17799.
  • 133. F. Yang, L. Zhao, B. Gao, X.Y. Xu, X.D. Cao. 2016. The Interfacial Behavior between Biochar and Soil Minerals and Its Effect on Biochar Stability. Environmental Science & Technology, 50 (5), 2264-2271.
  • 132. A. Mosa, M.F. El-Banna, B. Gao. 2016. Biochar filters reduced the toxic effects of nickel on tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) grown in nutrient film technique hydroponic system. Chemosphere, 149, 254-262.
  • 131. A.U. Rajapaksha, S.S. Chen, D.C.W. Tsang, M. Zhang, M. Vithanage, S. Mandal, B. Gao, N.S. Bolan, Y.S. Ok. 2016. Engineered/designer biochar for contaminant removal/immobilization from soil and water: Potential and implication of biochar modification. Chemosphere, 148, 276-291.
  • 130. S.Z. Yi, B. Gao, Y.Y. Sun, J.C. Wu, X.Q. Shi, B.J. Wu, X. Hu. 2016. Removal of levofloxacin from aqueous solution using rice-husk and wood-chip biochars. Chemosphere, 150, 694-701.
  • 129. D. Chen, B. Gao, H.Y. Wang, K. Yang. 2016. Effective removal of high concentration of phosphate by starch-stabilized nanoscale zerovalent iron (SNZVI). Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 61, 181-187.
  • 128. D. Zhang, Q. Luo, B. Gao, S.Y.D. Chiang, D. Woodward, Q.G. Huang. 2016. Sorption of perfluorooctanoic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluoroheptanoic acid on granular activated carbon. Chemosphere, 144, 2336-2342.
  • 127. S.N. Dong, Y.Y. Sun, J.C. Wu, B.J. Wu, A.E. Creamer, B. Gao. 2016. Graphene oxide as filter media to remove levofloxacin and lead from aqueous solution. Chemosphere, 150, 759-764.
  • 126. M.I. Inyang, B. Gao, Y. Yao, Y.W. Xue, A. Zimmerman, A. Mosa, P. Pullammanappallil, Y.S. Ok, X.D. Cao. 2016. A review of biochar as a low-cost adsorbent for aqueous heavy metal removal. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 46 (4), 406-433.
  • 125. H.L. Wu, X.D. Che, Z.H. Ding, X. Hu, A.E. Creamer, H. Chen, B. Gao. 2016. Release of soluble elements from biochars derived from various biomass feedstocks. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23 (2), 1905-1915.
  • 124. Z.H. Ding, X. Hu, Y.S. Wan, S.S. Wang, B. Gao. 2016. Removal of lead, copper, cadmium, zinc, and nickel from aqueous solutions by alkali-modified biochar: Batch and column tests. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 33, 239-245.
  • 123. A.E. Creamer, B. Gao, S.S. Wang. 2016. Carbon dioxide capture using various metal oxyhydroxide-biochar composites. Chemical Engineering Journal, 283, 826-832.
  • 122. E.Z. Wang, Y.M. Zhou, Q. Huang, L.F. Pang, H. Qiao, F. Yu, B. Gao, J.L. Zhang, Y.H. Min, T.S. Ma. 2016. 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural modified rhodamine B dual-function derivative: Highly sensitive and selective optical detection of pH and Cu2+. Spectrochimica Acta Part A-molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 152, 327-335.
  • 121. F. Zheng, B. Gao, Y.Y. Sun, X.Q. Shi, H.X. Xu, J.C. Wu, Y.W. Gao. 2016. Removal of tetrachloroethylene from homogeneous and heterogeneous porous media: Combined effects of surfactant solubilization and oxidant degradation. Chemical Engineering Journal, 283, 595-603.
  • 120. X.Y. Lv, B. Gao, Y.Y. Sun, J.C. Wu, B.L. Jiang, X.Q. Shi. 2016. Effects of grain size and structural heterogeneity on the transport and retention of nano-TiO2 in saturated porous media. Science of the Total Environment, 563, 987-995.
  • 2015

  • 119. K. Ro, I. Lima, G. Reddy, M. Jackson, B. Gao. 2015. Removing gaseous NH3 using biochar as an adsorbent. Agriculture, 5 (4), 991.
  • 118. H.Y. Wang, B. Gao, S.S. Wang, J. Fang, Y.W. Xue, K. Yang. 2015. Removal of Pb(II), Cu(II), and Cd(II) from aqueous solutions by biochar derived from KMnO4 treated hickory wood. Bioresource Technology, 197, 356-362
  • 117. Y.S. Ok, S.X. Chang, B. Gao, H.-J. Chung. 2015. SMART biochar technology — A shifting paradigm towards advanced materials and healthcare research. Environmental Technology & Innovation, 4, 206-209.
  • 116. S.S. Wang, B. Gao, Y.C. Li, Y. Wan, A.E. Creamer. 2015. Sorption of arsenate onto magnetic iron-manganese (Fe-Mn) biochar composites. RSC Advances, 5, 67971-67978.
  • 115. Y. Yao, B. Gao, F. Wu, C.Z. Zhang, L.Y. Yang. 2015. Engineered Biochar from Biofuel Residue: Characterization and Its Silver Removal Potential. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7 (19), 10634-10640.
  • 114. X. Li, Y.C. Yang, B. Gao, M. Zhang. 2015. Stimulation of Peanut Seedling Development and Growth by Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles at Low Concentrations. Plos One, 10 (4), e0122884.
  • 113. S.S. Wang, B. Gao, A.R. Zimmerman, Y.C. Li, L.N. Ma, W.G. Harris, K.W. Migliaccio. 2015. Physicochemical and sorptive properties of biochars derived from woody and herbaceous biomass. Chemosphere, 134, 257-262.
  • 112. B. Gao, J. Liu. 2015. Keep the environment safe: the viewpoints of chemical speciation and bioavailability. Chemical Speciation & Bioavailability, 27 (1), 1.
  • 111. F. Yang, X.D. Cao, B. Gao, L. Zhao, F.Y. Li. 2015. Short-term effects of rice straw biochar on sorption, emission, and transformation of soil NH4+-N. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22 (12), 9184-9192.
  • 110. M. Zhang, B. Gao, J. Chen, Y. Li. 2015. Effects of graphene on seed germination and seedling growth. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 17 (2), 78.
  • 109. J. Fang, B. Gao, J. Chen, A. Zimmerman. 2015. Hydrochars derived from plant biomass under various conditions: Characterization and potential applications and impacts. Chemical Engineering Journal, 267, 253-259.
  • 108. S. Wang, B. Gao, Y. Li, A. Mosa, A. Zimmerman, L. Ma, W. Harris, K. Migliaccio. 2015. Manganese oxide-modified biochars: Preparation, characterization, and sorption of arsenate and lead. Bioresource Technology, 181, 13-17.
  • 107. H. Chen, B. Gao, L.-Y. Yang, L.Q. Ma. 2015. Montmorillonite enhanced ciprofloxacin transport in saturated porous media with sorbed ciprofloxacin showing antibiotic activity. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 173, 1-7.
  • 106. S. Wang, B. Gao, A. Zimmerman, Y. Li, L. Ma, W. Harris, K. Migliaccio. 2015. Removal of arsenic by magnetic biochar prepared from pinewood and natural hematite. Bioresource Technology, 175, 391-395.
  • 105. Y. Sun, B. Gao, S.A. Bradford, L. Wu, H. Chen, X. Shi, J. Wu. 2015. Transport, retention, and size perturbation of graphene oxide in saturated porous media: Effects of input concentration and grain size. Water Research, 68, 24-33.
  • 104. L. Liu, B. Gao, L. Wu, Y. Sun, Z. Zhou. 2015. Effects of surfactant type and concentration on graphene retention and transport in saturated porous media. Chemical Engineering Journal, 262, 1187-1191.
  • 103. X. Hu, Z. Ding, A.R. Zimmerman, S. Wang, B. Gao. 2015. Batch and column sorption of arsenic onto iron-impregnated biochar synthesized through hydrolysis. Water Research, 68, 206-216.
  • 102. H. Chen, B. Gao, H. Li. 2015. Removal of sulfamethoxazole and ciprofloxacin from aqueous solutions by graphene oxide. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 282, 201-207.
  • 101. M. Inyang, B. Gao, A. Zimmerman, Y. Zhou, X. Cao. 2015. Sorption and cosorption of lead and sulfapyridine on carbon nanotube-modified biochars. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22 (3), 1868-1876.
  • 2014

  • 100. Y. Zhou, B. Gao, A. Zimmerman, X. Cao. 2014. Biochar-supported zerovalent iron reclaims silver from aqueous solution to form antimicrobial nanocomposite. Chemosphere, 117, 801-805.
  • 99. X. Lv, B. Gao, Y. Sun, X. Shi, H. Xu, J. Wu. 2014. Effects of humic acid and solution chemistry on the retention and transport of cerium dioxide nanoparticles in saturated porous media. Water Air and Soil Pollution, 225 (10), 2167.
  • 98. Y.M. Zhou, X.H. Wang, M. Zhang, Q. Jin, B. Gao, T.S. Ma. 2014. Removal of Pb(II) and malachite green from aqueous solution by modified cellulose. Cellulose, 21 (4), 2797-2809.
  • 97. Z.H. Ding, X. Hu, V.L. Morales, B. Gao. 2014. Filtration and transport of heavy metals in graphene oxide enabled sand columns. Chemical Engineering Journal, 257, 248-252.
  • 96. M. Inyang, B. Gao, A. Zimmerman, M. Zhang, H. Chen. 2014. Synthesis, characterization, and dye sorption ability of carbon nanotube-biochar nanocomposites. Chemical Engineering Journal, 236, 39-46.
  • 95. M. Zhang, B. Gao, J. Fang, A.E. Creamer, J.L. Ullman. 2014. Self-assembly of needle-like layered double hydroxide (LDH) nanocrystals on hydrochar: characterization and phosphate removal ability. RSC Advances, 4 (53), 28171-28175.
  • 94. L. Wu, R. Munoz-Carpena, B. Gao, W. Yang, Y.A. Pachepsky. 2014. Colloid Filtration in Surface Dense Vegetation: Experimental Results and Theoretical Predictions. Environmental Science & Technology, 48 (7), 3883-3890.
  • 93. W.J. Sang, C.R. Stoof, W. Zhang, V.L. Morales, B. Gao, R.W. Kay, L. Liu, Y.L. Zhang, T.S. Steenhuis. 2014. Effect of Hydrofracking Fluid on Colloid Transport in the Unsaturated Zone. Environmental Science & Technology, 48 (14), 8266-8274
  • 92. M. Zhang, B. Gao, J.J. Chen, Y.C. Li, A.E. Creamer, H. Chen. 2014. Slow-release fertilizer encapsulated by graphene oxide films. Chemical Engineering Journal, 255, 107-113
  • 91. Z.H. Ding, X. Hu, A.R. Zimmerman, B. Gao. 2014. Sorption and cosorption of lead (II) and methylene blue on chemically modified biomass. Bioresource Technology, 167, 569-573
  • 90. H. Chen, B. Gao, H. Li. 2014. Functionalization, pH, and ionic strength influenced sorption of sulfamethoxazole on graphene. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 2 (1): 310-315.
  • 89. A. Dathe, Y. Zevi, B.K. Richards, B. Gao, J.Y. Parlange, T.S. Steenhuis. 2014. Functional models for colloid retention in porous media at the triple line. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 21 (15), 9067-9080.
  • 88. W. Ding, X. Dong, M. Inyang, B. Gao, L. Ma. 2014. Pyrolytic temperatures impact lead sorption mechanisms by bagasse biochars. Chemosphere, 105, 68-74.
  • 87. M. Inyang, B. Gao, A. Zimmerman, M. Zhang. 2014. Synthesis, characterization, and dye sorption ability of carbon nanotube-biochar nanocomposites. Chemical Engineering Journal. 236: 39-46.
  • 86. Y. Sun, B. Gao, Y. Yao, J. Fang, M. Zhang, Y. Zhou, H. Chen, L. Yang. 2014. Effects of feedstock type, production method, and pyrolysis temperature on biochar and hydrochar properties. Chemical Engineering Journal. 240: 574-578.
  • 85. L. Wu, B. Gao, Y. Tian, R. Munoz-Carpena. 2014. Analytical and experimental analysis of solute transport in heterogeneous porous media. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part a-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering. 49 (3): 338-343.
  • 84. Y. Yao, B. Gao, J. Fang, M. Zhang, H. Chen, Y. Zhou, A.E. Creamer, Y. Sun, L.Y. Yang. 2014. Characterization and environmental applications of clay-biochar composites. Chemical Engineering Journal. 242: 136-143.
  • 83. M. Zhang, B. Gao, D.C. Vanegas, E.S. McLamore, J. Fang, L. Liu, L. Wu, H. Chen. 2014. Simple approach for large-scale production of reduced graphene oxide films. Chemical Engineering Journal. 243: 340-346.
  • 82. Y. Zhou, B. Gao, A. Zimmerman, H. Chen, M. Zhang, X. Cao. 2014. Biochar-supported zerovalent iron for removal of various contaminants from aqueous solutions. Bioresource Technology. 152: 538-543.
  • 2013

  • 81. H. Chen, L.N.Q. Ma, B. Gao, C. Gu. 2013. Effects of Cu and Ca cations and Fe/Al coating on ciprofloxacin sorption onto sand media. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 252: 375-381.
  • 80. H. Chen, L.N.Q. Ma, B. Gao, C. Gu. 2013. Influence of Cu and Ca on Ciprofloxacin Transport in Saturated Porous Media. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 262: 805-811.
  • 79. M. Inyang, B. Gao, L. Wu, Y. Yao, M. Zhang, L. Liu. 2013. Filtration of engineered nanoparticles in carbon-based fixed bed columns. Chemical Engineering Journal. 220: 221-227.
  • 78. R. Liao, B. Gao, J. Fang. 2013. Invasive plants as feedstock for biochar and bioenergy production. Bioresource Technology. 140: 439-442.
  • 77. L. Liu, B. Gao, L. Wu, V.L. Morales, L.Y. Yang, Z.H. Zhou, H. Wang. 2013. Deposition and transport of graphene oxide in saturated and unsaturated porous media. Chemical Engineering Journal. 229: 444-449.
  • 76. L. Liu, B. Gao, L. Wu, L.Y. Yang, Z.H. Zhou, H. Wang. 2013. Effects of pH and surface metal oxyhydroxides on deposition and transport of carboxyl-functionalized graphene in saturated porous media. Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 15 (11).
  • 75. W.J. Sang, V.L. Morales, W. Zhang, C.R. Stoof, B. Gao, A.L. Schatz, Y.L. Zhang, T.S. Steenhuis. 2013. Quantification of Colloid Retention and Release by Straining and Energy Minima in Variably Saturated Porous Media. Environmental Science & Technology. 47 (15): 8256-8264.
  • 74. Y. Tian, B. Gao, H. Chen, Y. Wang, H. Li. 2013. Interactions between carbon nanotubes and sulfonamide antibiotics in aqueous solutions under various physicochemical conditions. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part a-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering. 48 (9): 1136-1144.
  • 73. Y. Tian, B. Gao, V.L. Morales, H. Chen, Y. Wang, H. Li. 2013. Removal of sulfamethoxazole and sulfapyridine by carbon nanotubes in fixed-bed columns. Chemosphere. 90 (10): 2597-2605.
  • 72. L. Wu, B. Gao, Y. Tian, R. Munoz-Carpena, K.J. Zigler. 2013. DLVO Interactions of Carbon Nanotubes with Isotropic Planar Surfaces. Langmuir. 29 (12): 3976-3988.
  • 71. L. Wu, L. Liu, B. Gao, R. Munoz-Carpena, M. Zhang, H. Chen, Z. Zhou, H. Wang. 2013. Aggregation kinetics of graphene oxides in aqueous solutions: Experiments, mechanisms, and modeling. Langmuir. 29: 15174-15181.
  • 70. X.Y. Xu, X.D. Cao, L. Zhao, H.L. Wang, H.R. Yu, B. Gao. 2013. Removal of Cu, Zn, and Cd from aqueous solutions by the dairy manure-derived biochar. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 20 (1): 358-368.
  • 69. Y. Yao, B. Gao, J.J. Chen, L.Y. Yang. 2013. Engineered Biochar Reclaiming Phosphate from Aqueous Solutions: Mechanisms and Potential Application as a Slow-Release Fertilizer. Environmental Science & Technology. 47 (15): 8700-8708.
  • 68. Y. Yao, B. Gao, J.J. Chen, M. Zhang, M. Inyang, Y.C. Li, A. Alva, L.Y. Yang. 2013. Engineered carbon (biochar) prepared by direct pyrolysis of Mg-accumulated tomato tissues: Characterization and phosphate removal potential. Bioresource Technology. 138: 8-13.
  • 67. C.R. Yu, R. Munoz-Carpena, B. Gao, O. Perez-Ovilla. 2013. Effects of ionic strength, particle size, flow rate, and vegetation type on colloid transport through a dense vegetation saturated soil system: Experiments and modeling. Journal Of Hydrology. 499: 316-323.
  • 66. M. Zhang, B. Gao. 2013. Removal of arsenic, methylene blue, and phosphate by biochar/AlOOH nanocomposite. Chemical Engineering Journal. 226: 286-292.
  • 65. M. Zhang, B. Gao, X.D. Cao, L.Y. Yang. 2013. Synthesis of a multifunctional graphene-carbon nanotube aerogel and its strong adsorption of lead from aqueous solution. Rsc Advances. 3 (43): 21099-21105.
  • 64. M. Zhang, B. Gao, Y. Li, X.W. Zhang, I.R. Hardin. 2013. Graphene-coated pyrogenic carbon as an anode material for lithium battery. Chemical Engineering Journal. 229: 399-403.
  • 63. M. Zhang, B. Gao, K.Y. Pu, Y. Yao, M. Inyang. 2013. Graphene-mediated self-assembly of zeolite-based microcapsules. Chemical Engineering Journal. 223: 556-562.
  • 62. M. Zhang, B. Gao, S. Varnoosfaderani, A. Hebard, Y. Yao, M. Inyang. 2013. Preparation and characterization of a novel magnetic biochar for arsenic removal. Bioresource Technology. 130: 457-462.
  • 61. M. Zhang, B. Gao, Y. Yao, M.D. Inyang. 2013. Phosphate removal ability of biochar/MgAl-LDH ultra-fine composites prepared by liquid-phase deposition. Chemosphere. 92 (8): 1042-1047.
  • 60. Y.M. Zhou, B. Gao, A.R. Zimmerman, J. Fang, Y.N. Sun, X.D. Cao. 2013. Sorption of heavy metals on chitosan-modified biochars and its biological effects. Chemical Engineering Journal. 231: 512-518.

  • 2012

  • 59. M. Zhang, B. Gao, Y. Yao, Y.W. Xue, M. Inyang. Synthesis of porous MgO-biochar nanocomposites for removal of phosphate and nitrate from aqueous solutions. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2012; 210:26-32.
  • 58. Y. Xue, B. Gao, Y. Yao, M. Inyang, M. Zhang, A.R. Zimmerman, K.S. Ro. Hydrogen peroxide modification enhances the ability of biochar (hydrochar) produced from hydrothermal carbonization of peanut hull to remove aqueous heavy metals: Batch and column tests. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2012; 200:673-80.
  • 57. Y. Yao, B. Gao, H. Chen, L. Jiang, M. Inyang, A.R. Zimmerman, X. Cao, L. Yang, Y. Xue, H. Li. Adsorption of sulfamethoxazole on biochar and its impact on reclaimed water irrigation. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 2012; 209:408-13.
  • 56. Y. Yao, B. Gao, M. Zhang, M. Inyang, A.R. Zimmerman. Effect of biochar amendment on sorption and leaching of nitrate, ammonium, and phosphate in a sandy soil. Chemosphere. 2012; 89(11):1467-71.
  • 55. Y.J. Zhu, L.N.Q. Ma, B. Gao, J.C. Bonzongo, W. Harris, B.H. Gu. Transport and interactions of kaolinite and mercury in saturated sand media. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 2012; 213:93-9.
  • 54. M. Zhang, B. Gao, Y. Yao, Y.W. Xue, M. Inyang. Synthesis, characterization, and environmental implications of graphene-coated biochar. Science Of The Total Environment. 2012; 435:567-72.
  • 53. M. Inyang, B. Gao, Y. Yao, Y. Xue, A.R. Zimmerman, P. Pullammanappallil, X. Cao. Removal of heavy metals from aqueous solution by biochars derived from anaerobically digested biomass. Bioresource Technology. 2012; 110:50-6.
  • 52. D. Wang, S.A. Bradford, R.W. Harvey, B. Gao, L. Cang, D.M. Zhou. Humic Acid Facilitates the Transport of ARS-Labeled Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles in Iron Oxyhydroxide-Coated Sand. Environmental Science & Technology. 2012; 46(5):2738-45.
  • 51. Y. Wang, B. Gao, V.L. Morales, Y. Tian, L. Wu, J. Gao, W. Bai, L. Yang. Transport of titanium dioxide nanoparticles in saturated porous media under various solution chemistry conditions. Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 2012; 14(9).
  • 50. Y. Tian, B. Gao, V.L. Morales, L. Wu, Y. Wang, R. Munoz-Carpena, C. Cao, Q. Huang, L. Yang. Methods of using carbon nanotubes as filter media to remove aqueous heavy metals. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2012; 210:557-63.
  • 49. Y. Tian, B. Gao, V.L. Morales, Y. Wang, L. Wu. Effect of surface modification on single-walled carbon nanotube retention and transport in saturated and unsaturated porous media. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 2012; 239:333-9.
  • 48. Y. Tian, B. Gao, L. Wu, R. Munoz-Carpena, Q. Huang. Effect of solution chemistry on multi-walled carbon nanotube deposition and mobilization in clean porous media. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 2012; 231:79-87.
  • 47. Y. Tian, B. Gao, Y. Wang, V.L. Morales, R.M. Carpena, Q.G. Huang, L.Y. Yang. Deposition and transport of functionalized carbon nanotubes in water-saturated sand columns. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 2012; 213:265-72.
  • 46. L. Wu, B. Gao, R. Munoz-Carpena, Y.A. Pachepsky. Single Collector Attachment Efficiency of Colloid Capture by a Cylindrical Collector in Laminar Overland Flow. Environmental Science & Technology. 2012; 46(16):8878-86.
  • 45. C. Yu, B. Gao, R. Munoz-Carpena. Effect of dense vegetation on colloid transport and removal in surface runoff. Journal Of Hydrology. 2012; 434:1-6.
  • 44. Y. Zevi, B. Gao, W. Zhang, V.L. Morales, M.E. Cakmak, E.A. Medrano, W.J. Sang, T.S. Steenhuis. Colloid retention at the meniscus-wall contact line in an open microchannel. Water Research. 2012; 46(2):295-306.
  • 2011

  • 43. M. Inyang, B. Gao, W.C. Ding, P. Pullammanappallil, A.R. Zimmerman, X.D. Cao. Enhanced lead sorption by biochar derived from anaerobically digested sugarcane bagasse. Separation Science And Technology. 2011; 46(12):1950-6.
  • 42. V.L. Morales, W. Zhang, B. Gao, L.W. Lion, J.J. Bisogni, Jr., B.A. McDonough, T.S. Steenhuis. Impact of dissolved organic matter on colloid transport in the vadose zone: deterministic approximation of transport deposition coefficients from polymeric coating characteristics. Water Research. 2011; 45(4):1691-701.
  • 41. B. Gao, X. Cao, Y. Dong, Y. Luo, L.Q. Ma. Colloid deposition and release in soils and their association with heavy metals. Critical Reviews In Environmental Science And Technology. 2011; 41(4):336-72.
  • 40. Y. Yao, B. Gao, M. Inyang, A.R. Zimmerman, X.D. Cao, P. Pullammanappallil, L.Y. Yang. Removal of phosphate from aqueous solution by biochar derived from anaerobically digested sugar beet tailings. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 2011; 190(1-3):501-7.
  • 39. Y. Yao, B. Gao, M. Inyang, A.R. Zimmerman, X. Cao, P. Pullammanappallil, L. Yang. Biochar derived from anaerobically digested sugar beet tailings: Characterization and phosphate removal potential. Bioresource Technology. 2011; 102(10):6273-8.
  • 38. C. Yu, B. Gao, R. Muñoz-Carpena, Y. Tian, L. Wu, O. Perez-Ovilla. A laboratory study of colloid and solute transport in surface runoff on saturated soil. Journal Of Hydrology. 2011; 402(1-2):159-64.
  • 37. V.L. Morales, W.J. Sang, D.R. Fuka, L.W. Lion, B. Gao, T.S. Steenhuis. Correlation Equation for Predicting Attachment Efficiency (alpha) of Organic Matter-Colloid Complexes in Unsaturated Porous Media. Environmental Science & Technology. 2011; 45(23):10096-101.
  • 36. A.R. Zimmerman, B. Gao, M.Y. Ahn. Positive and negative carbon mineralization priming effects among a variety of biochar-amended soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 2011; 43(6):1169-79.
  • 35. L. Wu, B. Gao, R. Munoz-Carpena. Experimental Analysis of Colloid Capture by a Cylindrical Collector in Laminar Overland Flow. Environmental Science & Technology. 2011; 45(18):7777-84.
  • 34. Y. Tian, B. Gao, K.J. Ziegler. High mobility of SDBS-dispersed single-walled carbon nanotubes in saturated and unsaturated porous media. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 2011; 186(2-3):1766-72.
  • 33. X. Cao, L.N. Ma, Y. Liang, B. Gao, W. Harris. Simultaneous immobilization of lead and atrazine in contaminated soils using dairy-manure biochar. Environmental Science & Technology. 2011; 45(11):4884-9.
  • 32. H. Chen, B. Gao, H. Li, L.Q. Ma. Effects of pH and ionic strength on sulfamethoxazole and ciprofloxacin transport in saturated porous media. Journal Of Contaminant Hydrology. 2011; 126(1-2):29-36.
  • 2010

  • 31. G.N. Kasozi, A.R. Zimmerman, P. Nkedi-Kizza, B. Gao. Catechol and humic acid sorption onto a range of laboratory-produced black carbons (biochars). Environmental Science & Technology. 2010; 44(16):6189-95.
  • 30. X. Yin, B. Gao, L.Q. Ma, U.K. Saha, H.M. Sun, G.D. Wang. Colloid-facilitated Pb transport in two shooting-range soils in Florida. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 2010; 177(1-3):620-5.
  • 29. M. Inyang, B. Gao, P. Pullammanappallil, W. Ding, A.R. Zimmerman. Biochar from anaerobically digested sugarcane bagasse. Bioresource Technology. 2010; 101(22):8868-72.
  • 28. H. Sun, B. Gao, Y.A. Tian, X.Q. Yin, C.R. Yu, Y.Q. Wang, L.N.Q. Ma. Kaolinite and lead in saturated porous media: facilitated and impeded transport. Journal Of Environmental Engineering-asce. 2010; 136(11):1305-8.
  • 27. Y. Tian, B. Gao, C. Silvera-Batista, K.J. Ziegler. Transport of engineered nanoparticles in saturated porous media. Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 2010; 12(7):2371-80.
  • 2009

  • 26. V.L. Morales, B. Gao, T.S. Steenhuis. Grain surface-roughness effects on colloidal retention in the vadose zone. Vadose Zone Journal. 2009; 8(1):11-20.
  • 25. Y. Zevi, A. Dathe, B. Gao, W. Zhang, B.K. Richards, T.S. Steenhuis. Transport and retention of colloidal particles in partially saturated porous media: Effect of ionic strength. Water Resources Research. 2009; 45:W12403.
  • 24. X.D. Cao, L. Ma, B. Gao, W. Harris. Dairy-manure derived biochar effectively sorbs lead and atrazine. Environmental Science & Technology. 2009; 43(9):3285-91.
  • 23. B. Gao, T.S. Steenhuis, Y. Zevi, J.Y. Parlange, R.N. Carter, T.A. Trabold. Visualization of unstable water flow in a fuel cell gas diffusion layer. Journal Of Power Sources. 2009; 190(2):493-8.
  • 2008

  • 22. B. Gao, T.S. Steenhuis, Y. Zevi, V.L. Morales, J.L. Nieber, B.K. Richards, J.F. McCarthy, J.Y. Parlange. Capillary retention of colloids in unsaturated porous media. Water Resources Research. 2008; 44(4):7.
  • 21.J. Smith, B. Gao, H. Funabashi, T.N. Tran, D. Luo, B.A. Ahner, T.S. Steenhuis, A.G. Hay, M.T. Walter. Pore-scale quantification of colloid transport in saturated porous media. Environmental Science & Technology. 2008; 42(2):517-23.
  • 2007

  • 20. J.D. Walker, M.T. Walter, J.Y. Parlange, C.W. Rose, H. Meerveld, B. Gao, A.M. Cohen. Reduced raindrop-impact driven soil erosion by infiltration. Journal Of Hydrology. 2007; 342(3-4):331-5.
  • 19. M.T. Walter, B. Gao, J.Y. Parlange. Modeling soil solute release into runoff with infiltration. Journal Of Hydrology. 2007; 347(3-4):430-7.
  • Pre-2007

  • 18. Y. Zevi, A. Dathe, B. Gao, B.K. Richards, T.S. Steenhuis. Quantifying colloid retention in partially saturated porous media. Water Resources Research. 2006; 42(12):13.
  • 17. S.P. Xu, B. Gao, J.E. Saiers. Straining of colloidal particles in saturated porous media. Water Resources Research. 2006; 42(12):W12S6, doi:0.1029/2006WR004948.
  • 16. B. Gao, J.E. Saiers, J. Ryan. Pore-scale mechanisms of colloid deposition and mobilization during steady and transient flow through unsaturated granular media. Water Resources Research. 2006; 42 (1):W01410.
  • 15. T.S. Steenhuis, A. Dathe, Y. Zevi, J.L. Smith, B. Gao, S.B. Shaw, D. DeAlwis, S. Amaro-Garcia, R. Fehrman, M.E. Cakmak, I.C. Toevs, B.M. Liu, S.M. Beyer, J.T. Crist, A.G. Hay, B.K. Richards, D. DiCarlo, J.F. McCarthy. Biocolloid retention in partially saturated soils. Biologia. 2006; 61:S229-S33.
  • 14. D.A. DiCarlo, Y. Zevi, A. Dathe, S. Giri, B. Gao, T.S. Steenhuis. In situ measurements of colloid transport and retention using synchrotron X-ray fluorescence. Water Resources Research. 2006; 42(12):W12S05, doi:10.1029/2005WR004850.
  • 13. A.S. Collick, Z.M. Easton, F.A. Montalto, B. Gao, Y.J. Kim, L. Day, T.S. Steenhuis. Hydrological evaluation of septic disposal field design in sloping terrains. Journal Of Environmental Engineering-asce. 2006; 132(10):1289-97.
  • 12. B. Gao, M.T. Walter, T.S. Steenhuis, J.Y. Parlange, B.K. Richards, W.L. Hogarth, C.W. Rose. Investigating raindrop effects on transport of sediment and non-sorbed chemicals from soil to surface runoff. Journal Of Hydrology. 2005; 308(1-4):313-20.
  • 11. B. Gao, J.E. Saiers, J.N. Ryan. Deposition and mobilization of clay colloids in unsaturated porous media. Water Resources Research. 2004; 40:W08602.
  • 10. C.W. Rose, B. Gao, M.T. Walter, T.S. Steenhuis, J.Y. Parlange, K. Nakano, W.L. Hogarth. Reply to comment on 'Investigating ponding depth and soil detachability for a mechanistic erosion model using a simple experiment' by Gao,B., et al., 2003. Journal of Hydrology 277, 116-124. Journal Of Hydrology. 2004; 289(1-4):307-8.
  • 9. B. Gao, M.T. Walter, T.S. Steenhuis, W.L. Hogarth, J.Y. Parlange. Rainfall induced chemical transport from soil to runoff: theory and experiments. Journal Of Hydrology. 2004; 295(1-4):291-304.
  • 8. B. Gao, M.T. Walter, T.S. Steenhuis, J.Y. Parlange, K. Nakano, C.W. Rose, W.L. Hogarth. Investigating ponding depth and soil detachability for a mechanistic erosion model using a simple experiment. Journal Of Hydrology. 2003; 277(1-2):116-24.
  • 7. B. Gao, Z. Xu, X. Wang, L. Yang. Application of organoclay to industrial wastewater treatment. Industrial Water Treatment (Chinese Journal). 2002; 22(4):29-34.
  • 6. B. Gao, X.R. Wang, J.C. Zhao, G.Y. Sheng. Sorption and cosorption of organic contaminant on surfactant-modified soils. Chemosphere. 2001; 43(8):1095-102.
  • 5. B. Gao, L.Y. Yang, X.R. Wang, J.C. Zhao, G.Y. Sheng. Influence of modified soils on the removal of diesel fuel oil from water and the growth of oil degradation micro-organism. Chemosphere. 2000; 41(3):419-26.
  • 4. B. Gao, M.Z. X. Wang, H. Hua, L. Yang. Sorption of oil in simulated oil polluted water by modified soils. Chinese journal of Environmental Science (Chinese Journal). 2000; 21(3):89-92.
  • 3. W. Li, B. Gao, J. Feng, X. Wang. Sorption of benzene homologues in simulated groundwater by HDTMA modified clays. Chinese Environmental Science (Chinese Journal). 1999; 19(3).
  • 2. W. Li, B. Gao, Y. Cao, J. Feng, X. Wang, G. Sheng. Sorption of BTX in simulated groundwater by cationic surfactants modified soils. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry. 1999; 72(3-4):135-44.
  • 1. W. Li, B. Gao, J. Feng, X. Wang. Sorption of benzene homologues in simulated groundwater by TMA modified clays. Environmental Chemistry (Chinese Journal). 1999; 18(5):404-7.
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