Xiu Yuan

Senior Research Associate
UNSW Water Research Centre
Contact details:
(+61 2) 9385 5227

Vallentine Annexe (H22)
Level 1, Room 107
Kensington Campus

Senior Research Associate in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's Water Research Centre (WRC)

Research Interests

  • Biogeochemical cycles of transition metals and their impact on the fate and transport of environmental contaminants;
  • Advanced oxidation processes in natural and engineered water systems;
  • Water and wastewater treatment processes;


  • PhD (Environmental Engineering), University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; 2014
  • M. Phil (Environmental Engineering), East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China; 2010
  • B. Eng (Environmental Engineering), Southeast University, Nanjing, China; 2007


  • Senior Research Associate, Water Research Center, UNSW Sydney, Sep 2016 - present
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Berkeley, CA, USA; Sep 2014 - Sep 2016