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QIU Yu-ping,Ph.D


State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resources Reuse, College of Environmental Science and Engineering,

Tongji University, 1239 Siping Road, Shanghai 200092, China




2012-         Professor, State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resources Reuse, School of the Environment, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

2012-2007   Professor / Associate Professor, College of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, China

2007-2004   Associate Professor / Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science & Technology, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

2001-2004     Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China



2014, Sound® Environmental Education Prize in Tongji University - Outstanding Teaching Award

2011, The Second-Place Prize of Scientific Research Achievements of Universities in Zhejiang Province, China

2009, A Member of the ‘New-Century 151 Talentof Zhejiang Province, China

2008, The Outstanding Paper Award for Young Researchers of the 26th Congress of the Chinese Chemical Society

2007, The Excellent Young Scholars Fund Award of Zhejiang Provincial Universities in China



Editorial Board: Journal of Agro-Environment Science (2021-2024), Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment (2017-2020)

Guest Editor: Special Issue "Heavy Metals Remediation of Soil and Water" of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (2021-2022)

Grant Reviewer: National Nature Science Foundation of China, National key research and development program

SCI Journal reviewer: ACS ES&T Water, AIChE Journal, Applied Surface Science, Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, Chemical Engineering Journal, Chemical Engineering Science, Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities, Chemical Research in Chinese Universities, Chemosphere, Dyes and Pigments, Ecology Engineering, Environmental Pollution, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Environmental Science & Technology, Environmental International, Environmental Technology, European Polymer Journal, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Science of the Total Environment, Water Research




Role of biochar in the soils

Transport of contaminants and colloids in porous media

Remediation technologies for contaminated water and soil

Environmental processes of contaminants in soil-water interface



[1] Zhang, W., Dong, Z., Zhu, L., Hou, Y., Qiu, Y.* Direct observation of the release of nanoplastics from commercially recycled plastics with correlative Raman imaging and scanning electron microscopy. ACS Nano, 2020, 14, 7920-7926.

[2] Dong, Z., Hou, Y., Han, W., Liu, M., Wang, J., Qiu, Y.* Protein corona-mediated transport of nanoplastics in seawater-saturated porous media. Water Research, 2020, 182, 115978.

[3] Lei, S., Zhu, L., Xue, C., Hong, C., Wang, J., Che, L., Hu, Y., Qiu, Y.* Mechanistic insights and multiple characterizations of cadmium binding to animal-derived biochar. Environmental Pollution, 2020, 258, 113675.

[4] Liu, M., Zhu, L., Zhang, X., Han, W., Qiu, Y.* Insight into the role of ion-pairing in the adsorption of imidazolium derivative-based ionic liquids by activated carbon. Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 743, 140644.

[5] Xue, C., Zhu, L., Lei, S., Liu, M., Hong, C., Che, L., Wang, J., Qiu, Y.* Lead competition alters the zinc adsorption mechanism on animal-derived biochar. Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 713, 136395.

[6] Lei, S., Shi, Y., Xue, C., Wang, J., Che, L., Qiu, Y.* Hybrid ash/biochar biocomposites as soil amendments for the alleviation of cadmium accumulation by Oryza sativa L. in a contaminated paddy field. Chemosphere, 2020, 239,124805.

[7] Dong, Z., Zhu, L., Zhang, W., Huang, R., Lv, X., Jing, X., Yang, Z., Wang, J., Qiu, Y.* Role of surface functionalities of nanoplastics on their transport in seawater-saturated sea sand. Environmental Pollution, 2019, 255, 113177.

[8] Zhao, M., Wei, L., Zheng, Y., Liu, M., Wang, J., Qiu, Y.* Structural effect of imidazolium-type ionic liquid adsorption to montmorillonite. Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 666, 858-864.

[9] Dong, Z., Zhang, W., Qiu, Y.*, Yang, Z., Wang, J., Zhang, Y. Cotransport of nanoplastics (NPs) with fullerene (C60) in saturated sand: Effect of NPs/C60 ratio and seawater salinity. Water Research, 2019, 148, 469-478.

[10] Lei, S., Shi, Y., Qiu, Y.*, Che, L., Xue, C. Performance and mechanisms of emerging animal-derived biochars for immobilization of heavy metals. Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 646, 1281-1289.

[11] Dong, Z., Qiu, Y.*, Zhang, W., Yang, Z., Wei, L. Size-dependent transport and retention of micron-sized plastic spheres in natural sand saturated with seawater. Water Research, 2018, 143, 518-526.

[12] Li, Y., Wei, L., Zhang, W., Dong, Z., Qiu, Y.* Counteranion-dependent sorption of imidazolium-and benzimidazolium-based ionic liquids by soot. Chemosphere, 2018, 202, 264-271.

[13] Dong, Z., Wei, L., Xu, S., Sun, J., Shi, X., Qiu, Y.* Transport of imidazolium-based ionic liquids with different anion/cation species in sand/soil columns. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 147, 480-486.

[14] Cheng, H., Chen, G., Qiu, Y.*, Li, B., Stenstrom, M. K. Factors that influence degradation of 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate by Fenton oxidation. RSC Adv., 2016, 6: 59889-59895.

Shi, K., Qiu, Y.*, Li, B., Stenstrom, M. K. Effectiveness and potential of straw-and wood-based biochars for adsorption of imidazolium-type ionic liquids. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2016, 130, 155-162.