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Zheming Wang

Scientist, Team Lead
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K8-96
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Corbey JF, BM Rapko, Z Wang, BK McNamara, RG Surbella, III, KL Pellegrini, and JM Schwantes. 2018. "Crystallographic and Spectroscopic Characterization of Americium Complexes Containing the Bis[(phosphino)methyl]pyridine-1-oxide (NOPOPO) Ligand Platform." Inorganic Chemistry 57(4):2278-2287.  doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b03154
  • Cui W, P Li, Z Wang, S Zheng, and Y Zhang. 2018. "Adsorption study of selenium ions from aqueous solutions using MgO nanosheets synthesized by ultrasonic method." Journal of Hazardous Materials 341:268-276.  doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.07.073
  • Nguyen MT, Z Wang, KA Rod, MI Childers, CA Fernandez, PK Koech, WD Bennett, RJ Rousseau, and VA Glezakou. 2018. "Atomic origins of the self-healing function in cement-polymer composites." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 10(3):3011-3019.  doi:10.1021/acsami.7b13309
  • Vitova T, I Pidchenko, S Biswas, G Beridze, P Dunne, D Schild, Z Wang, P Kowalski, and RJ Baker. 2018. "Dehydration of the uranyl peroxide studtite, [UO2(?2-O2)(H2O)2]·2H2O, affords a drastic change in the electronic structure: A combined xray spectroscopic and theoretical analysis." Inorganic Chemistry 57(4):1735-1743.  doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b02326
  • Wang S, S Zheng, Z Wang, W Cui, H Zhang, L Yang, Y Zhang, and P Li. 2018. "Superior lithium adsorption and required magnetic separation behavior of iron-doped lithium ion-sieves." Chemical Engineering Journal 332:160-168.  doi:10.1016/j.cej.2017.09.055


  • Wang G, W Um, Z Wang, E Reinoso Maset, NM Washton, KL Mueller, N Perdrial, PA O'Day, and JD Chorover. 2017. "Uranium Release from Acidic Weathered Hanford Sediments: Single-Pass Flow-Through and Column Experiments." Environmental Science & Technology 51(19):11011-11019.  doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b03475
  • Zhang H, P Li, Z Wang, X Zhang, S Zheng, and Y Zhang. 2017. "In Situ synthesis of y-AlOOH and Synchronous Adsorption Separation of V(V) from Highly Concentrated Cr(VI) Multiplex Complex Solutions." ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 5(8):6674-6681.  doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b00918


  • Jambovane SR, SK Nune, RT Kelly, BP McGrail, Z Wang, MI Nandasiri, S Katipamula, CD Trader, and HT Schaef. 2016. "Continuous, One-pot Synthesis and Post-Synthetic Modification of NanoMOFs Using Droplet Nanoreactors." Scientific Reports (6):36657.  doi:10.1038/srep36657
  • Behling RS, M Bliss, CC Cowles, RT Kouzes, A Lintereur, SM Robinson, ER Siciliano, SC Stave, and Z Wang. 2016. "Measurement and Comparison of the Light Output of Ni-doped 6LiF/ZnS for Use in Neutron Multiplicity Counting." In Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC 2015), October 31-November 7, San Diego, California.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/NSSMIC.2015.7581840
  • Chatterjee S, MA Conroy, FN Smith, HJ Jung, Z Wang, RA Peterson, A Huq, DG Burtt, ES Ilton, and EC Buck. 2016. "Can Cr(III) substitute for Al(III) in the structure of Boehmite?" RSC Advances 6(109):107628-107637.  doi:10.1039/c6ra20234a
  • Cowles CC, RS Behling, GR Imel, RT Kouzes, A Lintereur, SM Robinson, SC Stave, ER Siciliano, and Z Wang. 2016. "Pulse-Shape Analysis of Neutron-Induced Scintillation Light in Ni-doped 6LiF/ZnS." In Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC 2015), October 31-November 7, 2015, San Diego, California.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/NSSMIC.2015.7581914
  • Lines AM, Z Wang, SB Clark, and SA Bryan. 2016. "Electrochemistry and Spectroelectrochemistry of Luminescent Europium complexes." Electroanalysis 28(9):2109-2117.  doi:10.1002/elan.201600034
  • Liu J, CI Pearce, L Shi, Z Wang, Z Shi, E Arenholz, and KM Rosso. 2016. "Particle size effect and the mechanism of hematite reduction by the outer membrane cytochrome OmcA of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 193:160-175.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.08.022
  • Mehta V, F Maillot, Z Wang, JG Catalano, and D Giammar. 2016. "Effect of reaction pathway on the extent and mechanism of uranium(VI) immobilization with calcium and phosphate." Environmental Science & Technology 50(6):3128-3136.  doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b06212
  • Pan Z, DE Giammar, V Mehta, LD Troyer, JG Catalano, and Z Wang. 2016. "Phosphate-Induced Immobilization of Uranium in Hanford Sediments." Environmental Science & Technology 50(24):13486-13494.  doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b02928
  • Troyer LD, F Maillot, Z Wang, Z Wang, V Mehta, D Giammar, and JG Catalano. 2016. "Effect of Phosphate on U(VI) Sorption to Montmorillonite: Ternary Complexation and Precipitation Barriers." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 175:86-99.  doi:doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.11.029


  • Balboni E, JM Morrison, Z Wang, MH Engelhard, and PC Burns. 2015. "Incorporation of Np(V) and U(VI) in Carbonate and Sulfate Minerals Crystallized from Aqueous Solution." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 151:133-149.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2014.10.027
  • Gartman BN, N Qafoku, JE Szecsody, RK Kukkadapu, Z Wang, DM Wellman, and MJ Truex. 2015. "Uranium Fate in Hanford Sediment Altered by Simulated Acid Waste Solutions ." Applied Geochemistry 63(December 2015):1-9.  doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2015.07.010
  • McCloy JS, M Bliss, BW Miller, Z Wang, and SC Stave. 2015. "Scintillation and luminescence in transparent colorless single and polycrystalline bulk ceramic ZnS." Journal of Luminescence 157:416-423.  doi:10.1016/j.jlumin.2014.09.015
  • Mehta V, F Maillot, Z Wang, JG Catalano, and D Giammar. 2015. "Transport of U(VI) through sediments amended with phosphate to induce in situ uranium immobilization." Water Research 69:307-317.  doi:10.1016/j.watres.2014.11.044
  • Mouser PJ, AL N'Guessan, N Qafoku, M Sinha, KH Williams, M Dangelmayr, CT Resch, AD Peacock, Z Wang, LA Figueroa, and PE Long. 2015. "Influence of Carbon and Microbial Community Priming on the Attenuation of Uranium in a Contaminated Floodplain Aquifer." Ground Water 53(4):600-613.  doi:10.1111/gwat.12238
  • Schwenzer B, L Cosimbescu, VA Glezakou, AJ Karkamkar, Z Wang, and RS Weber. 2015. "Use of Solvatochromism to Assay Preferential Solvation of a Prototypic Catalytic Site." Topics in Catalysis 58(4-6):258-270.  doi:10.1007/s11244-015-0367-z
  • Shan H, C Liu, Z Wang, T Ma, J Shang, and D Pan. 2015. "A fluorescence-based method for rapid and direct determination of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Water." Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry 2015:Article No. 853085.  doi:10.1155/2015/853085
  • Wang Z, Z Shi, L Shi, GF White, DJ Richardson, TA Clarke, JK Fredrickson, and JM Zachara. 2015. "Effects of soluble flavin on heterogeneous electron transfer between surface-exposed bacterial cytochromes and iron oxides." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 163:299-310.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.03.039
  • Zhang L, L Yan, Z Wang, DD Laskar, MS Swita, JR Cort, and B Yang. 2015. "Characterization of Lignin Derived from Water-only and Dilute Acid Flowthrough Pretreatment of Poplar Wood at Elevated Temperatures." Biotechnology for Biofuels 8:Article No. 203.  doi:10.1186/s13068-015-0377-x


  • Shang J, C Liu, Z Wang, and JM Zachara. 2014. "Long-term Kinetics of Uranyl Desorption from Sediments Under Advective Conditions." Water Resources Research 50(2):855-870.  doi:10.1002/2013WR013949
  • Jiang W, DJ Edwards, HJ Jung, Z Wang, Z Zhu, TJ Roosendaal, SY Hu, CH Henager, Jr, RJ Kurtz, and Y Wang. 2014. "DIFFUSION OF MAGNESIUM AND MICROSTRUCTURES IN Mg+ IMPLANTED SILICON CARBIDE." Chapter 3 in Fusion Materials Semiannual Progress Report for the Period Ending June 30, 2014, vol. 56; DOE-ER-0313/56, pp. 103-108.  Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN. 
  • Liu Y, Z Wang, J Liu, C Levar, M Edwards, JT Babauta, DW Kennedy, Z Shi, H Beyenal, DR Bond, TA Clarke, JN Butt, DJ Richardson, KM Rosso, JM Zachara, JK Fredrickson, and L Shi. 2014. "A trans-outer membrane porin-cytochrome protein complex for extracellular electron transfer by Geobacter sulfurreducens PCA." Environmental Microbiology Reports 6(6):776-785.  doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12204
  • Mehta V, F Maillot, Z Wang, JG Catalano, and DE Giammar. 2014. "Effect of Co-solutes on the Products and Solubility of Uranium(VI) Precipitated with Phosphate." Chemical Geology 364:66-75.  doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.12.002
  • Su J, Z Wang, D Pan, and J Li. 2014. "Excited States and Luminescent Properties of UO2F2 and Its Solvated Complexes in Aqueous Solution." Inorganic Chemistry 53(14):7340-7350.  doi:10.1021/ic5006852
  • Wang Z, JM Zachara, J Shang, C Jeon, J Liu, and C Liu. 2014. "Investigation of U(VI) Adsorption in Quartz-Chlorite Mineral Mixtures." Environmental Science & Technology 48(14):7766-7773.  doi:10.1021/es500537g


  • Shang J, C Liu, and Z Wang. 2013. "Transport and Retention of Engineered Nanoporous Particles in Porous Media: Effects of Concentration and Flow Dynamics." Colloids and Surfaces. A, Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 417:89-98.  doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2012.10.030
  • Arey BW, L Kovarik, O Qafoku, Z Wang, NJ Hess, and AR Felmy. 2013. "Identification of Fragile Microscopic Structures during Mineral Transformations in Wet Supercritical CO2." Microscopy and Microanalysis 19(2):268-275.  doi:10.1017/S1431927612014171
  • Bang J, Z Wang, F Gao, S Meng, and S Zhang. 2013. "Suppression of nonradiative recombination in ionic insulators by defects: Role of fast electron trapping in Tl-doped CsI." Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 87(20):205206.  doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.87.205206
  • Chatterjee S, AS Del Negro, FN Smith, Z Wang, SE Hightower, BP Sullivan, WR Heineman, CJ Seliskar, and SA Bryan. 2013. "Photophysics and Luminescence Spectroelectrochemistry of [Tc(dmpe)3]+/2+ (dmpe = 1,2-bis(dimethylphosphino)ethane)." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 117(48):12749-12758.  doi:10.1021/jp406365c
  • Kuta J, Z Wang, K Wisuri, MCF Wander, N Wall, and AE Clark. 2013. "The surface structure of a-uranophane and its interaction with Eu(III) - An integrated computational and fluorescence spectroscopy study." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 103:184-196.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2012.10.056
  • Liu J, CI Pearce, C Liu, Z Wang, L Shi, E Arenholz, and KM Rosso. 2013. "Fe3-xTixO4 Nanoparticles as Tunable Probes of Microbial Metal Oxidation." Journal of the American Chemical Society 135(24):8896-8907.  doi:10.1021/ja4015343
  • Shi Z, JM Zachara, Z Wang, L Shi, and JK Fredrickson. 2013. "Reductive Dissolution of Goethite and Hematite by Reduced Flavins." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 121:139-154.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2013.05.039
  • Thompson CJ, JS Loring, KM Rosso, and Z Wang. 2013. "Comparative Reactivity Study of Forsterite and Antigorite in Wet Supercritical CO2 by In Situ Infrared Spectroscopy." International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 18:246-255.  doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2013.07.007
  • Wang Z, AR Felmy, CJ Thompson, JS Loring, AG Joly, KM Rosso, HT Schaef, and DA Dixon. 2013. "Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Investigation of Water in Supercritical CO2 and the Effect of CaCl2." Fluid Phase Equilibria 338:155-163.  doi:10.1016/j.fluid.2012.11.012
  • White GF, Z Shi, L Shi, Z Wang, A Dohnalkova, MJ Marshall, JK Fredrickson, JM Zachara, JN Butt, D Richardson, and TA Clarke. 2013. "Rapid electron exchange between surface-exposed bacterial cytochromes and Fe(III) minerals." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110(16):6346-6351.  doi:10.1073/pnas.1220074110


  • Ilton ES, Z Wang, JF Boily, O Qafoku, KM Rosso, and SC Smith. 2012. "The Effect of pH and Time on the Extractability and Speciation of Uranium(VI) Sorbed to SiO2." Environmental Science & Technology 46(12):6604-6611.  doi:10.1021/es300501v
  • Li J, K Zhu, J Shang, D Wang, Z Nie, R Guo, C Liu, Z Wang, X Li, and J Liu. 2012. "Fluorescent Functionalized Mesoporous Silica for Radioactive Material Extraction." Separation Science and Technology 47(10):1507-1513. 
  • Liu J, Z Wang, SM Belchik, M Edwards, C Liu, DW Kennedy, ED Merkley, MS Lipton, JN Butt, D Richardson, JM Zachara, JK Fredrickson, KM Rosso, and L Shi. 2012. "Identification and Characterization of MtoA: a Decaheme c-Type Cytochrome of the Neutrophilic Fe(II)-oxidizing Bacterium Sideroxydans lithotrophicus ES-1." Frontiers in Microbiological Chemistry 3:Article No. 37.  doi:10.3389/fmicb.2012.00037
  • Loring JS, CJ Thompson, C Zhang, Z Wang, HT Schaef, and KM Rosso. 2012. "In Situ Infrared Spectroscopic Study of Brucite Carbonation in Dry to Water-Saturated Supercritical Carbon Dioxide." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 116(19):4768-4777.  doi:10.1021/jp210020t
  • Plymale AE, VL Bailey, JK Fredrickson, SM Heald, EC Buck, L Shi, Z Wang, CT Resch, DA Moore, and H Bolton, Jr. 2012. "Biotic and Abiotic Reduction and Solubilization of Pu(IV)O2·xH2O(am) as Affected by Anthraquinone-2,6-disulfonate (AQDS) and Ethylenediaminetetraacetate (EDTA)." Environmental Science & Technology 46(4):2132-2140.  doi:10.1021/es2030752
  • Shi Z, JM Zachara, L Shi, Z Wang, DA Moore, DW Kennedy, and JK Fredrickson. 2012. "Redox reactions of reduced flavin mononucleotide (FMN), riboflavin (RBF), and anthraquinone-2,6-disulfonate (AQDS) with ferrihydrite and lepidocrocite." Environmental Science & Technology 46(21):11644-11652.  doi:10.1021/es301544b
  • Springer RD, Z Wang, A Anderko, P Wang, and AR Felmy. 2012. "A Thermodynamic Model for Predicting Mineral Reactivity in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide: I. Phase Behavior of Carbon Dioxide - Water - Chloride Salt Systems Across the H2O-Rich to the CO2-Rich Regions ." Chemical Geology 322-323:151-171.  doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.07.008
  • Wang G, RJ Serne, MJ Lindberg, W Um, BN Bjornstad, BD Williams, IV Kutynakov, Z Wang, and N Qafoku. 2012. Uranium in Hanford Site 300 Area: Extraction Data on Borehole SedimentsPNNL-22032, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 


  • Shang J, C Liu, Z Wang, and JM Zachara. 2011. "Effect of Grain Size on Uranium(VI) Surface Complexation Kinetics and Adsorption Additivity." Environmental Science & Technology 45(14):6025-6031.  doi:10.1021/es200920k
  • Arey BW, L Kovarik, Z Wang, and AR Felmy. 2011. "Investigation of Mineral Transformations in Wet Supercritical CO2 by Electron Microscopy." Microscopy and Microanalysis 17(Suppl S2):1928-1929.  doi:10.1017/S1431927611010518
  • Cao B, B Ahmed, DW Kennedy, Z Wang, L Shi, MJ Marshall, JK Fredrickson, NG Isern, PD Majors, and H Beyenal. 2011. "Contribution of Extracellular Polymeric Substances from Shewanella sp. HRCR-1 Biofilms to U(VI) Immobilization." Environmental Science & Technology 45(13):5483-5490.  doi:10.1021/es200095j
  • Chatterjee S, AS Del Negro, Z Wang, MK Edwards, FN Skomurski, SE Hightower, JA Krause, B Twamley, BP Sullivan, C Reber, WR Heineman, CJ Seliskar, and SA Bryan. 2011. "Electronic and Molecular Structures of trans-Dioxotechnetium(V) Polypyridyl Complexes in the Solid State." Inorganic Chemistry 50(12):5815-5823.  doi:10.1021/ic200747v
  • Clarke TA, M Edwards, AJ Gates, A Hall, G White, J Bradley, CL Reardon, L Shi, AS Beliaev, MJ Marshall, Z Wang, N Watmough, JK Fredrickson, JM Zachara, JN Butt, and DJ Richardson. 2011. "Structure of a Bacterial Cell Surface Decaheme Electron Conduit." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(23):9384-9389.  doi:10.1073/pnas.1017200108
  • Kuta J, MCF Wander, Z Wang, S Jiang, N Wall, and AE Clark. 2011. "Trends in Ln(III) Sorption to Quartz Assessed by Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Laser Induced Flourescence Studies." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115(43):21120-21127.  doi:10.1021/jp204633g
  • Loring JS, CJ Thompson, Z Wang, AG Joly, DS Sklarew, HT Schaef, ES Ilton, KM Rosso, and AR Felmy. 2011. "In Situ Infrared Spectroscopic Study of Forsterite Carbonation in Wet Supercritical CO2." Environmental Science & Technology 45(14):6204-6210.  doi:10.1021/es201284e
  • Shi L, SM Belchik, Z Wang, DW Kennedy, A Dohnalkova, MJ Marshall, JM Zachara, and JK Fredrickson. 2011. "Identification and Characterization of UndA-HRCR-6, an Outer Membrane Endecaheme c-Type Cytochrome of Shewanella sp. Strain HRCR-6 ." Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77(15):5521-5523.  doi:10.1128/AEM.00614-11
  • Velarde Ruiz Esparza LA, X Zhang, Z Lu, AG Joly, Z Wang, and H Wang. 2011. "Communication: Spectroscopic phase and lineshapes in high-resolution broadband sum frequency vibrational spectroscopy: Resolving interfacial inhomogeneities of "identical" molecular groups." Journal of Chemical Physics 135(24):Article No. 241102.  doi:10.1063/1.3675629
  • Wang Z, JM Zachara, JF Boily, Y Xia, CT Resch, DA Moore, and C Liu. 2011. "Determining Individual Mineral Contributions To U(VI) Adsorption In A Contaminated Aquifer Sediment: A Fluorescence Spectroscopy Study." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75(10):2965-2979. 


  • Reardon CL, A Dohnalkova, P Nachimuthu, DW Kennedy, D Saffarini, BW Arey, L Shi, Z Wang, DA Moore, JS Mclean, DM Moyles, MJ Marshall, JM Zachara, JK Fredrickson, and AS Beliaev. 2010. "Role of Outer-Membrane Cytochromes MtrC and OmcA in the Biomineralization of Ferrihydrite by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1." Geobiology 8(1):56-68.  doi:10.1111/j.1472-4669.2009.00226.x
  • Shang J, C Liu, Z Wang, H Wu, K Zhu, J Li, and J Liu. 2010. "In-Situ Measurements of Engineered Nanoporous Particle Transport in Saturated Porous Media." Environmental Science & Technology 44(21):8190-8195.  doi:10.1021/es1015586
  • Szecsody JE, MJ Truex, L Zhong, N Qafoku, MD Williams, JP McKinley, Z Wang, J Bargar, DK Faurie, CT Resch, and JL Phillips. 2010. Remediation of Uranium in the Hanford Vadose Zone Using Ammonia Gas: FY 2010 Laboratory-Scale ExperimentsPNNL-20004, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Um W, JP Icenhower, CF Brown, RJ Serne, Z Wang, CJ Dodge, and AROKIASAMYJ FRANCIS. 2010. "Characterization of Uranium-Contaminated Sediments From Beneath A Nuclear Waste Storage Tank From Hanford, Washington: Implications for Contaminant Transport and Fate." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74(4):1363-1380. 


  • Liu C, JM Zachara, L Zhong, SM Heald, Z Wang, BH Jeon, and JK Fredrickson. 2009. "Microbial Reduction of Intragrain U(VI) in Contaminated Sediment." Environmental Science & Technology 43(13):4928-4933.  doi:10.1021/es8029208
  • Kips R, MJ Kristo, I Hutcheon, JE Amonette, Z Wang, TJ Johnson, DC Gerlach, and KB Olsen. 2009. "Determination of the Relative Amount of Fluorine in Uranium Oxyfluoride Particles Using Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry and Optical Spectroscopy." In Proceeding of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management.  Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Deerfield, IL. 
  • Shi L, D Richardson, Z Wang, SN Kerisit, KM Rosso, JM Zachara, and JK Fredrickson. 2009. "The Roles of Outer Membrane Cytochromes of Shewanella and Geobacter in Extracellular Electron Transfer." Environmental Microbiology Reports 1(4):220-227.  doi:10.1111/j.1758-2229.2009.00035.x
  • Shi Z, C Liu, JM Zachara, Z Wang, and B Deng. 2009. "Inhibition Effect of Secondary Phosphate Mineral Precipitation on Uranium Release from Contaminated Sediments." Environmental Science & Technology 43(21):8344-8349.  doi:10.1021/es9021359
  • Um W, Z Wang, RJ Serne, BD Williams, CF Brown, CJ Dodge, and AROKIASAMYJ FRANCIS. 2009. "Uranium Phases in Contaminated Sediments Below Hanford's U Tank Farm ." Environmental Science & Technology 43(12):4280-4286.  doi:10.1021/es900203r
  • Wan J, Y Kim, TK Tokunaga, Z Wang, S Dixit, CI Steefel, E Saiz, M Kunz, and N Tamura. 2009. "Spatially Resolved U(VI) Partitioning and Speciation: Implications for Plume Scale Behavior of Contaminant U in the Hanford Vadose Zone." Environmental Science & Technology 43(7):2247-2253. 


  • Marshall MJ, AE Plymale, DW Kennedy, L Shi, Z Wang, SB Reed, A Dohnalkova, CJ Simonson, C Liu, D Saffarini, MF Romine, JM Zachara, AS Beliaev, and JK Fredrickson. 2008. "Hydrogenase- and Outer Membrane c-Type Cytochrome-Facilitated Reduction of Technetium(VII) by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1." Environmental Microbiology 10(1):125-136.  doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2007.01438.x
  • Di Bernardo P, PL Zanonato, A Melchior, R Portanova, M Tolazzi, GR Choppin, and Z Wang. 2008. "Thermodynamic and Spectroscopic Studies of Lanthanides(III) Complexation with Polyamines in Dimethyl Sulfoxide." Inorganic Chemistry 47(3):1155-1164.  doi:10.1021/ic701337u
  • Liu C, JM Zachara, N Qafoku, and Z Wang. 2008. "Scale-dependent desorption of uranium from contaminated subsurface sediments." Water Resources Research 44:W08413.  doi:10.1029/2007WR006478
  • Ohno T, Z Wang, and R Bro. 2008. "PowerSlicing to determine fluorescence lifetimes of water-soluble organic matter derived from soils, plant biomass, and animal manures." Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 390(8):2189-2194.  doi:10.1007/s00216-008-1963-6
  • Shi L, S Deng, MJ Marshall, Z Wang, DW Kennedy, A Dohnalkova, HM Mottaz, EA Hill, YA Gorby, AS Beliaev, DJ Richardson, JM Zachara, and JK Fredrickson. 2008. " Direct Involvement of Type II Secretion System in Extracellular Translocation of Shewanella Oneidensis Outer Membrane Cytochromes MtrC and OmcA." Journal of Bacteriology 190(15):5512-5516.  doi:10.1128/JB.00514-08
  • Wan J, TK Tokunaga, Y Kim, Z Wang, A Lanzirotti, E Saiz, and RJ Serne. 2008. "Effect of Saline Waste Solution Infiltration Rates on Uranium Retention and Spatial Distribution in Hanford Sediments." Environmental Science & Technology 42(6):1973-1978.  doi:10.1021/es070684b
  • Wang Z, C Liu, X Wang, MJ Marshall, JM Zachara, KM Rosso, M Dupuis, JK Fredrickson, SM Heald, and L Shi. 2008. "Kinetics of Reduction of Fe(III) Complexes by Outer Membrane Cytochromes MtrC and OmcA of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1." Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74(21):6746-6755.  doi:10.1128/AEM.01454-08
  • Wang Z, JM Zachara, C Liu, PL Gassman, AR Felmy, and SB Clark. 2008. "A cryogenic fluorescence spectroscopic study of uranyl carbonate, phosphate, and oxyhydroxide minerals." Radiochimica Acta 96(9-11):591-598.  doi:10.1524/ract.2008.1541
  • Wang Z, KB Wagnon, CC Ainsworth, C Liu, KM Rosso, and JK Fredrickson. 2008. "A Spectroscopic Study of the effect of Ligand Complexation on the Reduction of Uranium(VI) by Anthraquinone-2,6-disulfonate (AH2DS)." Radiochimica Acta 96(9-11):599-605.  doi:10.1524/ract.2008.1542
  • Wu H, J Wang, Z Wang, DR Fisher, and Y Lin. 2008. "Apoferritin-Templated Yttrium Phosphate Nanoparticle Conjugates for Radioimmunotherapy of Cancers." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 8(5):2316-2322.  doi:10.1166/jnn.2008.177


  • Liu C, BH Jeon, JM Zachara, and Z Wang. 2007. "Influence of Calcium on Microbial Reduction of Solid Phase Uranium (VI)." Biotechnology and Bioengineering 97(6):1415-1422.  doi:10.1002/bit.21357


  • Ilton ES, C Liu, W Yantasee, Z Wang, DA Moore, AR Felmy, and JM Zachara. 2006. "The Dissolution of Synthetic Na-Boltwoodite in Sodium Carbonate Solutions." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70(19):4836-4849.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.1553
  • Marshall MJ, AS Beliaev, A Dohnalkova, DW Kennedy, L Shi, Z Wang, MI Boyanov, B Lai, KM Kemner, JS Mclean, SB Reed, DE Culley, VL Bailey, CJ Simonson, D Saffarini, MF Romine, JM Zachara, and JK Fredrickson. 2006. "c-Type Cytochrome-Dependent Formation of U(IV) Nanoparticles by Shewanella oneidensis ." PloS Biology 4(8):1324-1333. 
  • Bryan SA, AS Del Negro, Z Wang, TL Hubler, WR Heineman, CJ Seliskar, and BP Sullivan. 2006. "Characterization of trans-dioxotechnetium(V) and technetium(II)phosphine excited states and spectroelectrochemical detection of pertechnetate." In 61st Northwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, June 25-29, 2006, Reno, NV.  American Chemical Society, Washington DC. 
  • Chang H, GV Korshin, Z Wang, and JM Zachara. 2006. "Adsorption of Uranyl on Gibbsite: A Time-Resolved Laser-Induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy Study ." Environmental Science and Technology 40(4):1244-1249. 
  • Chen YC, Z Wang, M Yan, and SA Prahl. 2006. "Fluorescence Anisotropy Studies of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers." Luminescence 21(1):7-14. 
  • Felmy AR, HM Cho, DA Dixon, Y Xia, NJ Hess, and Z Wang. 2006. "The Aqueous Complexation of Thorium with Citrate under Neutral to Basic Conditions." Radiochimica Acta 94(4):205-212.  doi:10.1524/ract.2006.94.4.205
  • Huesemann MH, TJ Fortman, RG Riley, CJ Thompson, Z Wang, MJ Truex, and BM Peyton. 2006. "Slow Desorption of Phenanthrene from Silica Particles: Influence of Pore Size, Pore Water, and Aging Time." In 20th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, and Water: Successes and Challenges published in CONTAMINATED SOILS SEDIMENTS AND WATER, 2006, vol. 10, ed. Calabrase, E. J.; Kostecki, P. T.; Dragun, J., pp. 1-24.  Springer, New York, NY. 
  • Liu C, BH Jeon, JM Zachara, Z Wang, A Dohnalkova, and JK Fredrickson. 2006. "Kinetics of Microbial Reduction of Solid Phase U(VI)." Environmental Science and Technology 40(20):6290-6296. 
  • Shi L, B Chen, Z Wang, DA Elias, MU Mayer, YA Gorby, S Ni, BH Lower, DW Kennedy, DS Wunschel, HM Mottaz, MJ Marshall, EA Hill, AS Beliaev, JM Zachara, JK Fredrickson, and TC Squier. 2006. "Isolation of a High-Affinity Functional Protein Complex between OmcA and MtrC: Two Outer Membrane Decaheme c-type Cytochromes of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 ." Journal of Bacteriology 188(13):4705-4714.  doi:10.1128/JB.01966-05
  • Wang Z, AR Felmy, Y Xia, and EC Buck. 2006. "Observation of Aqueous Cm(III)/Eu(III) and UO22+ Nanoparticulates at Concentrations Approaching Solubility Limit by Laser-Induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy." Journal of Alloys and Compounds 418(1-2):166-170. 


  • Wang Z, JM Zachara, JP McKinley, and SC Smith. 2005. "Cryogenic Laser Induced U(VI) Fluorescence Studies of a U(VI) Substituted Natural Calcite: Implications to U(VI) Speciation in Contaminated Hanford Sediments." Environmental Science and Technology 39:2651-2659. 
  • Chen YC, Z Wang, M Yan, and SA Prahl. 2005. "Fluorescense Anisotropy Studies of Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Sensors." Luminescence 21(1):7-14.  doi:10.1002/bio.874
  • Del Negro AS, Z Wang, CJ Seliskar, WR Heineman, BP Sullivan, SE Hightower, TL Hubler, and SA Bryan. 2005. "Luminescence from the trans-Dioxotechnetium(V) Chromophore." Journal of the American Chemical Society 127(43):14978-14979. 
  • Dong W, WP Ball, C Liu, Z Wang, AT Stone, J Bai, and JM Zachara. 2005. "Influence of Calcite and Dissolved Calcium on Uranium(VI) Sorption to a Hanford Subsurface Sediment." Environmental Science and Technology 39(20):7949-7955.  doi:10.1021/es0505088
  • Felmy AR, Y Xia, and Z Wang. 2005. "The Solubility Product of NaUO2PO4.xH2O Determined in Phosphate and Carbonate Solutions." Radiochimica Acta 93(7):401-408. 
  • Li H, L Li, M Qian, DM Strachan, and Z Wang. 2005. "Structure of Glass-Forming Melts - Lanthanide in Borosilicates." In Melt Chemistry, Relaxation, and Solidification Kinetics of Glasses, Ceramic Transactions, vol. 170, ed. H Li, CS Ray, DM Strachan, R Weber, Y Yue, pp. 69-80.  American Ceramic Society, Westerville, OH. 
  • Saraf LV, DR Baer, Z Wang, JS Young, MH Engelhard, and S Thevuthasan. 2005. "Hydrogen Bubbles and Formation of Nanoporous Silicon during Electrochemical Etching." Surface and Interface Analysis 37(6):555-561. 
  • Wan J, TK Tokunaga, E Brodie, Z Wang, Z Zheng, D Herman, TC Hazen, MK Firestone, and SR Sutton . 2005. "Reoxidation of Bioreduced Uranium Under Reducing Conditions." Environmental Science and Technology 39(16):6162-6169.  doi:10.1021/es048236g
  • Wang Z, AR Felmy, Y Xia, O Qafoku, W Yantasee, and HM Cho. 2005. "Complexation of Cm(III)/Eu(III) with Silicate in Basic Solutions." Radiochimica Acta 93(12):741-748. 
  • Wang Z, JM Zachara, PL Gassman, C Liu, O Qafoku, W Yantasee, and JG Catalano. 2005. "Fluorescence Spectroscopy of U(VI)-Silicates and U(VI)-Contaminated Hanford Sediment." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 69(6):1391-1403.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2004.08.028


  • Felmy AR, Z Wang, DA Dixon, and NJ Hess. 2004. "Chemical Equilibrium Modeling of Hanford Waste Tank Processing: Applications of Fundamental Science." In Waste Management '04: HLW, LLW, Mixed Hazardous Wastes and Environmental Restoration - Working Towards a Cleaner Environment, p. Paper No. 4526.  WM Symposia, Inc., Tucson, AZ. 
  • Li H, L Li, M Qian, DM Strachan, and Z Wang. 2004. "Structure of Glass-Forming Melts - Lanthanide in Borosilicates." In Ceramic Transactions: Melt Chemistry, Relaxation, and Solidification Kinetics of Glasses: Proceedings of the 106th Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, 2004 Indianapolis, Indiana, vol. 170, ed. H Li, CS Ray, DM Strachan, R Weber and Y Yue, pp. 69-80.  American Ceramic Society, Westerville, OH. 
  • Lin Y, W Yantasee, GE Fryxell, Z Wang, and J Wang. 2004. DOE-EMSP Project Report FY 04: Portable Analyzer Based on Microfluidics/Nanoengineered Electrochemical Sensors for In-situ Characterization of Mixed WastesPNNL-14924 FY 04, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Liu C, JM Zachara, O Qafoku, JP McKinley, SM Heald, and Z Wang. 2004. "Dissolution of Uranyl Microprecipitates from Subsurface Sediments at Hanford Site, USA." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68(22):4519-4537. 
  • Rosso KM, DMA Smith, Z Wang, CC Ainsworth, and JK Fredrickson. 2004. "Self-Exchange Electron Transfer Kinetics and Reduction Potentials for Anthraquinone Disulfonate." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 108(16):3292-3303. 
  • Wang Z, JM Zachara, W Yantasee, PL Gassman, C Liu, and AG Joly. 2004. "Cryogenic Laser Induced Fluorescence Characterization of U(VI) in Hanford Vadose Zone Pore Waters." Environmental Science and Technology 38:5591-5597. 
  • Yantasee W, Y Lin, GE Fryxell, and Z Wang. 2004. "Carbon Paste Electrode Modified with Carbamoylphosphonic Acid Functionalized Mesoporous Silica: A New Mercury-Free Sensor for Uranium Detection." Electroanalysis 16(10):870-873. 


  • Xia Y, AR Felmy, L Rao, Z Wang, and NJ Hess. 2003. "Thermodynamic model for the solubility of ThO2 (am) in the aqueous Na+ - H+ -OH- -NO3- -H2O-EDTA System." Radiochimica Acta 91(12):751-760. 
  • Fellows RJ, Z Wang, and CC Ainsworth. 2003. "Europium Uptake and Partitioning in Oat (Avena sativa) Roots as studied By Laser-Induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Confocal Microscopy Profiling Technique ." Environmental Science and Technology 37(22):5247-5253. 
  • Wang Z, AR Felmy, Y Xia, and MJ Mason. 2003. "A fluorescence spectroscopic study on the speciation of Cm(III) and Eu(III) in the presence of organic chelates in highly basic solutions." Radiochimica Acta 91:329-337. 


  • Li H, Z Wang, L Li, DM Strachan, Y Su, and AG Joly. 2002. "Spectroscopic Elucidation of Lanthanide Cation Dissolution Mechanism in Borosilicate Glass ." In Advanced Fibers, Plastics, Laminates, and Composites, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings , vol. 702, ed. F.T. Wallengerger et al, pp. 291-301.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 
  • Serne RJ, CF Brown, HT Schaef, EM Pierce, MJ Lindberg, Z Wang, PL Gassman, and JG Catalano. 2002. 300 Area Uranium Leach and Adsorption ProjectPNNL-14022, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 


  • Wang Z, D Friedrich, CC Ainsworth, SL Hemmer, AG Joly, and MR Beversluis. 2001. "Ground-State Proton Transfer Tautomer of Al(III)-Salicylate Complexes in Ethanol Solution." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 105(5):942-950. 
  • Wang Z, D Friedrich, MR Beversluis, SL Hemmer, AG Joly, MH Huesemann, MJ Truex, RG Riley, CJ Thompson, and BM Peyton. 2001. "A Fluorescence Spectroscopic Study of Phenanthrene Sorbed on Porous Silica." Environmental Science and Technology 35(13):2710-2716. 
  • Wang Z, LJ Van De Burgt, and GR Choppin. 2001. "Spectroscopic Study of Lanthanide (III) Complexes with Aliphatic Dicarboxylic Acids." Inorganica Chimica Acta 310:248-256. 
  • Wang Z, SL Hemmer, D Friedrich, and AG Joly. 2001. "Anthracene as the Origin of the Red-Shifted Emission from Commercial Zone-Refined Phenanthrene Sorbed on Mineral Surfaces." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 105(25):6020-6023. 
  • Felmy AR, Z Wang, DA Dixon, AG Joly, JR Rustad, and MJ Mason. 2001. "The Aqueous Complexation of Eu(III) with Organic Chelates at High Base Concentration: Molecular and Thermodynamic Modeling Results ." Chapter 5 in Nuclear Site Remediation: First Accomplishments of the Environmental Management Science Program. ACS Symposium Series, vol. 778, ed. PG Eller, WR. Heineman, pp. 63-82.  American Chemical Society , Washington DC, DC. 
  • Riley RG, CJ Thompson, MH Huesemann, Z Wang, BM Peyton, TJ Fortman, MJ Truex, and KE Parker. 2001. "Artificial Aging of Phenanthrene in Porous Silicas Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide." Environmental Science and Technology 35(18):3707-3712. 
  • Wang Z, RC Moore, AR Felmy, MJ Mason, and RK Kukkadapu. 2001. "A Study of the Corrosion Products of Mild Steel in High Ionic Strength Brines." Waste Management 21:335-341. 
  • Zachara JM, NS Foster, JE Amonette, EJ Bylaska, AR Felmy, PL Gassman, SM Heald, RK Kukkadapu, C Liu, MJ Mason, KM Rosso, CK Russell, JR Rustad, SC Smith, Z Wang, and TW Wietsma. 2001. Annual Report 2000 Environmental Dynamics and SimulationPNNL-13456, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 


  • Wang Z, CC Ainsworth, D Friedrich, PL Gassman, and AG Joly. 2000. "Kinetics and Mechanism of Surface Reaction of Salicylate on Alumina in Colloidal Aqueous Suspension ." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 64(7):1159-1172. 
  • Li H, L Li, JD Vienna, M Qian, Z Wang, JG Darab, and DK Peeler. 2000. "Neodymium (III) in Alumino-Borosilicate Glasses ." Journal of Non-crystalline Solids 278(1-3):35-57. 
  • Zachara JM, NS Foster, JE Amonette, EJ Bylaska, AR Felmy, PL Gassman, SM Heald, RK Kukkadapu, C Liu, MJ Mason, KM Rosso, CK Russell, JR Rustad, SC Smith, Z Wang, and TW Wietsma. 2000. Annual Report 1999 Environmental Dynamics & Simulation PNNL-13206, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 


  • Friedrich D, Z Wang, AG Joly, KA Peterson, and PR Callis. 1999. "Ground-state proton-transfer tautomer of the salicylate anion." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 103(48):9644-9653. 
  • Mccarroll ME, AG Joly, Z Wang, DM Friedrich, and R Von Wandruszka. 1999. "Time-Resolved Fluorescence Anisotropies in Mixed Surfactant Solutions." Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 218(1):260-264. 

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