American Journal of Biochemistry

American Journal of Biochemistry is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to provide an active forum to the global scientific community for publishing and disseminating high quality research work in the field of biochemistry.

Lei Wu

Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Florida, USA

Research Areas

Water Quality Monitoring & Modeling, Contaminant Hydrology,Colloid and surface chemistry,Environmental Implication of Nanotechnology


2009-2013Ph.D. University of Florida
2004-2007M.S. Peking University, China
2000-2004B.S. Qingdao University, China


2013-presentPostdoc Researcher, University of Florida
2009-2013Research Assistant, University of Florida
2007-2009Research Assistant, Tsinghua University, China
2000-2004Research Assistant, Peking University, China


SSSA (Soil Science Society of America) member,
AGU (American Geophysical Union) member,
AWRA (American Water Resource Association) member
ACS (American Chemical Society) member
ASABE (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers) member

Publications: Journals

[1]  Wu, L., R. Muñoz-Carpena, B. Gao, and C.Yu (2014). A review of agricultrual pollutants’ fate and transport in surface dense vegetation: theories, experiments and modeling. Water Research (under review)
[2]  Wu, L., L. Liu, B. Gao, R. Muñoz-Carpena Z. Zhou and H. Wang (2014). Aggregation and transport of surfactant-stabilized graphene in saturated porous media: measurements, mechanisms and modeling. Langmuir (under review)
[3]  Wu, L., B. Gao, R. Muñoz-Carpena, W. Yang and Y. A. Pachepsky (2014). Colloid filtration in surface dense vegetation: experimental results and theoretical predictions. Environmental Science & Technology, 48 (7), 3883-3890.
[4]  Wu, L., B. Gao, Y. Tian and R. Muñoz-Carpena (2014). Analytical and experimental analysis of solute transport in heterogeneous porous media. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, part A, 49 (3), 338-343.
[5]  Wu, L., L. Liu, B. Gao, R. Muñoz-Carpena, Z. Zhou and H. Wang (2013). Aggregation kinetics of graphene oxides in aqueous solutions: experiments, mechanisms, and modeling. Langmuir, 29 (49), 15174-15181.
[6]  Wu, L., B. Gao, Y, Tian, R. Muñoz-Carpena, and K. J. Zigler (2013). DLVO interactions between a carbon nanotube and an isotropic planar surface. Langmuir, 29 (12), 3976-3988.
[7]  Wu, L., B. Gao, R. Muñoz-Carpena, and Y. A. Pachepsky (2012). Single collector attachment efficiency of colloid capture by a cylindrical collector in laminar overland flow. Environmental Science & Technology, 46 (16), 8878-8886.
[8]  Wu, L., B. Gao, and R. Muñoz-Carpena (2011). Experimental analysis of colloid capture by a cylindrical collector in laminar overland flow. Environmental Science & Technology, 45(18), 7777-7784.
[9]  Wu, L. and S. Xie (2007). Simulation of transport and distribution of pesticide chlordecone in air, water, sediments, and soil. Environmental Pollution and Control, 29 (8), 583-587. (In Chinese)
[10]  Wu, L. and S. Xie (2007). An Assessment of the Environmental Fates of Mirex and Chlordecone Using EQC Model. Research of Environmental Sciences, 20 (5), 50-56. (In Chinese)
[11]  Sun, Y.Y., B. Gao, S. Bradford, L. Wu,  H. Chen and J. Q. Wu (2014) Transport, Retention, and Size Perturbation of Graphene Oxide in Saturated Porous Media: Effects of Input Concentration and Grain Size. Environmental Science & Technology (Under review)
[12]  Shen, C.Y., L. Wu, S. W. Zhang, H. C. Ye, B. G. Li and Y. F. Huang (2014). Heteroaggregation of microparticles with nanoparticles changes the chemical reversibility of the microparticles’attachment to planar surfaces. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 421,
[13]  Zhang, M., B. Gao, E.S. McLamore, L. Wu, H. Chen and L. Liu (2014). Simple approach for large-scale production of reduced graphene oxide films. Chemical Engineering Journal, 243, 340-346
[14]  Liu, L., B. Gao, L. Wu, V.L. Morales, L.Y. Yang, Z.H., Zhou and H. Wang (2013). Effects of pH and surface metal oxyhydroxides on deposition and transport of carboxyl functionalized graphene in saturated porous media. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15, 2079
[15]  Liu, L., B. Gao, L. Wu, V.L. Morales, L.Y. Yang, Z.H., Zhou and H. Wang (2013). Deposition and transport of graphene oxide in saturated and unsaturated porous media. Chemical Engineering Journal, 229, 444-449.
[16]  Inyanga, M., B. Gao, L. Wu, Y. Yao, M. Zhang and L. Liu (2013). Filtration of engineered nanoparticles in carbon-based fixed bed columns. Chemical Engineering Journal, 220, 221-227.
[17]  Tian, Y., B. Gao, L. Wu, R. Muñoz-Carpena, and Q. Huang (2012). Effect of solution chemistry on multi-walled carbon nanotube deposition and mobilization in clean porous media. Journal of Hzardous Mterials, 231-232, 79-87.
[18]  Wang, Y., B. Gao, V.L. Morales, Y. Tian, L. Wu, J. Gao, W. Bai, and L. Yang (2012). Transport of titanium dioxide nanoparticles in saturated porous media under various solutions chemistry conditions. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 14, 1-9.
[19]  Tian, Y., B. Gao, V.L. Morales, Y. Wang and L. Wu (2012). Effect of surface modification on single-walled carbon nanotube retention and transport in granular porous media. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 239-240, 333-339.
[20]  Yu, C., B. Gao, R. Muñoz-Carpena, Y. Tian, L. Wu and O. Perez-Ovilla (2011). A laboratory study of colloid and solute transport in surface runoff on saturated soil. Journal of Hydrology, 402(1-2), 159-164.
[21]  Wei, B., S. Xie, L. Wu, M. Yu (2007). QSPR-based prediction of gas/particle partitioning of polychlorinated biphenyls in the atmosphere. Chemosphere, 66 (10), 1807-1820.

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  J. Gao, Y. Wang, B. Gao, L. Wu and H. Chen. 2012. Environmental Fate and Transport of Pesticides. In Pesticides: Evaluation of Environmental Pollution, ed. L. Nollet and H. Rathore. CRCPress, Taylor & Francis Group.