Yifeng Zhang

  • Bygningstorvet, 115, 214

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby



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Associate Professor at DTU Environment of Technical University of Denmark. Has a Master Degree in Environmental Engineering from Dalian University of Technology (China) and a Ph.D. from DTU. Main research focus are microbial electrochemical technologies and its integration with different coventional biological technologies such as anaerobic digestion and dark fermentation, for solving practical problems in environments. Key activies lie on exploration of innovative bioelectrochemical systems, nutrients recovery and wastewater treatment, biosenosr, biofuels synthesis from wastes and waste gases, biogas and hydrogen production, bioremediation, nitrogen removal from groundwater, water desalination etc. He has more than 75 ISI scientific publications and several conference presentations. Citiation is over 2900 and H index is 30 (Google Scholar).

Other information

06.2011           Visiting PhD, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands 

Language Skills:
Danish (level 2)

Research areas

Environmental microbial electrochemistry, bioelectrochemical systems/technology, biological fermentation, anaerobic digestion, molecular biology, biological wastewater treatment, bioremediation, renewable resource recovery, biosensors

Expertise related to UN SDGs

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Technical University of Denmark


Ph.D., Technical University of Denmark


M.Sc., Dalian University of Technology


External positions

Postdoc, Prof. Irini Angelidaki



  • User defined:
  • Microbial interactions
  • Water resources recovery
  • Microbial electrochemistry
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Bioelectrochemical Biosensors
  • waste-derived nutrients recovery
  • Fermentation, Downsteream processing
  • Anaerobic digestion


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