Dr. Xu’s research interest builds upon the fundamental understanding of environmental interfacial chemistry, with the goal of applying them to both natural and engineered systems to address today’s environmental challenges. Dr. Xu and her students, the Environmental Interfacial Chemistry (EIC) group, are actively engaged in research and education, with the ultimate goal of transforming fundamental environmental interfacial chemistry knowledge into providing solutions for safe drinking water, nutrient recovery, and mitigating climate change. 

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