Dr. Lin Qian

Dr. Markus Kraus


Dr. Lin Qian

Postdoctoral researcher at
Department of Environmental Engineering

Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research - UFZ 
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel:  0341 235 1698 (office)
       0341 235 1596 (lab)
Fax: 0341 235 451698


Curriculum Vitae

Since 08.2021               

01.2018 - 04.2021

Postdoc at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany

PhD in Chemistry, University of Leipzig, Thesis title: “Degradation of Perfluoroalkyl Acids using Zeolites”


Graduated with Master of Physical Chemistry at Tongji University, China


Graduated with Bachelor of Chemical Engineering at Zhejiang University of Technology, China

Research fields

I am working now on the field of wastewater treatment, particularly in perfluoroalkyl substances treatment.


1. Qian, L., Kopinke, F. D., Scherzer, T., Griebel, J., & Georgi, A. (2021). Enhanced degradation of perfluorooctanoic acid by heat-activated persulfate in the presence of zeolites. Chemical Engineering Journal, 132500.

2. Qian, L., Kopinke, F. D., & Georgi, A. (2020). Photodegradation of Perfluorooctanesulfonic Acid on Fe-Zeolites in Water. Environmental Science & Technology, 55(1), 614-622.

3. Qian, L., Georgi, A., Gonzalez-Olmos, R., & Kopinke, F. D. (2020). Degradation of perfluorooctanoic acid adsorbed on Fe-zeolites with molecular oxygen as oxidant under UV-A irradiation. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 278, 119283.

4. Zhao, H., Qian, L., Chen, Y., Wang, Q., & Zhao, G. (2018). Selective catalytic two-electron O2 reduction for onsite efficient oxidation reaction in heterogeneous electro-Fenton process. Chemical Engineering Journal, 332, 486-498.

5. Zhao, H., Qian, L., Guan, X., Wu, D., & Zhao, G. (2016). Continuous bulk FeCuC aerogel with ultradispersed metal nanoparticles: an efficient 3D heterogeneous electro-Fenton cathode over a wide range of pH 3–9. Environmental science & technology, 50(10), 5225-5233.

6. Zhao, H., Qian, L., Lv, H., Wang, Y., & Zhao, G. (2015). Introduction of a Fe3O4 core enhances the photocatalytic activity of MIL‐100 (Fe) with tunable shell thickness in the presence of H2O2. ChemCatChem, 7(24), 4148-4155.

7. Peng, Q., Zhao, H., Qian, L., Wang, Y., & Zhao, G. (2015). Design of a neutral photo-electro-Fenton system with 3D-ordered macroporous Fe2O3/carbon aerogel cathode: high activity and low energy consumption. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 174, 157-166.

8. Lv, H., Zhao, H., Cao, T., Qian, L., Wang, Y., & Zhao, G. (2015). Efficient degradation of high concentration azo-dye wastewater by heterogeneous Fenton process with iron-based metal-organic framework. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 400, 81-89.