Coupled hydro-thermal-chemical-mechanical-microbioloigcal processes in soil and rock
Binding of PFOS to serum albumin and DNA: insight into the molecular toxicity of perfluorochemicals X. Zhang, L. Chen and X.C. Fei. BMC Molecular Biology, 10:16, (2009)
Binding of bisphenol A and acrylamide to BSA and DNA: insights into the comparative interactions of harmful chemica... Y. L. Zhang, X. Zhang, X.C. Fei, S. L. Wang and H.W. Gao. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 182(1-3):
Transmembrane transports of acrylamide and bisphenol A and effects on development of Zebrafish (Danio rerio). X.C. Fei, C. Song and H.W. Gao. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 184(1-3): 81-88, (2010)
Factors influencing long term settlement of municipal solid waste in meso-scale laboratory bioreactor landfill simu... X. Fei and D. Zekkos. ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, 17(4): 259-271, (2013)
An experimental setup for simultaneous physical, geotechnical, and biochemical characterization of municipal solid ... X. Fei, D. Zekkos and L. Raskin. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, 37(1): 1-12, (2014)
Archaeal community structure in leachate and municipal solid waste is correlated to the methane generation and volu... X. Fei, D. Zekkos and L. Raskin. Waste Management, 36: 184-190, (2015)
Quantification of parameters influencing methane generation due to biodegradation of municipal solid waste in landf... X. Fei, D. Zekkos and L. Raskin. Waste Management, 55: 276-287, (2016)
Geo-characterisation of lime water treatment sludge X. Fei, D. Zekkos, L. Li, R. Woods and L. Sanford. ICE Environmental Geotechnics (published online), (2016)
Response of municipal solid waste to mechanical compression. D. Zekkos, X. Fei, A. Gkrizi and G. Athanasopoulos. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (published online), (2016)
Constant load and constant volume response of municipal solid waste in simple shear. D. Zekkos and X. Fei. Waste Management (published online), (2016)
Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States, 2015
M.S.E. in Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States, 2015
M.S.E. in Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States, 2010
B.S. in Environmental Science, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 2008
Sept. 2016 - Present: Postdoctoral research fellow, Upstream Petroleum Engineering Research Center, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Jan. 2016 – Sept. 2016: Postdoctoral researcher, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States
Scientific and Professional Membership
Associate Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (2016)
Member, International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (2016)
2015: Rackham summer award, University of Michigan: Support research activity in spring and summer ($8,000).
2013-2015: EREF Scholarship, Environmental Research and Education Foundation, U.S.: Awarded to up to three doctoral students nationwide annually for solid waste research ($36,000).
2011 and 2015: Rackham research grant, University of Michigan: Awarded twice to support research activity ($4,500).
2012-2015: Rackham travel grant, University of Michigan: Awarded four times ($4,150).
2012-2014: Geosynthetic Institute Fellowship, Geosynthetic Institute, U.S.: Awarded to up to five graduate students worldwide annually for geosynthetic research ($15,000).
2012: Richard D. Woods Award, Geotechnical Engineering program, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan: “Bestowed upon a first-year Graduate Student in Geotechnical Engineering who distinguished himself with academic excellence, and creativity in research, or exceptional leadership.”
2011: H. E. Riggs Engineering Fellowship, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan: Awarded to merited first year doctoral student ($57,000).
Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (UPERC)
Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)