On May 23, Jiaqi（王嘉琦）, Hongxin（姜鸿兴）and Buqing （徐 步青） successfully did their PhD viva. The assessment panel included Professors Chen Yingjun（陈颖军）, Tian Chongguo（田崇国）, Zhang Yanlin（章炎麟）, Chen Duohong（陈多宏）, Ding Xiang（丁翔） and Hu Weiwei（胡伟伟）.
Together, in the group we had also Li Qiqian (李启虔，PhD), Hu Beibei (胡蓓蓓，PhD), Xu Wenli (许文丽，MSc) and Zhang Qing (张庆，MSc) passed their viva these days.
Congratulations to the new doctors and masters!
Huang Chen’s paper ‘The distribution of persistent, mobile and toxic (PMT) pharmaceuticals and personal care products monitored across Chinese water resources’ was published in JHM recently. This has been the first trial in China to screen PMT chemicals in water. Congratulations!
- First PMT assessment for over 400 pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs).
- Compilation of PPCPs in Chinese surface water, drinking water & groundwater.
- Over a third of PPCPs detected in water suspected to meet the PMT criteria.
- Efforts to reduce emissions of PMT-PPCPs in China are encouraged.
On December 4, many of the group members went together to Yuyingshanfang (余荫山房）for celebrating the successful PhD and MSc viva of Tang Taingang, Tang Jiao, Geng Xiaofei, Sun Yingtao (PhDs) and Tian Lele (MSc). Pingyang also joined gown-wearing though she obtained her PhD in GEOMAR of Germany. We had a great 2 hrs in the family academy garden. Here are some pictures for the memorable moments.