2013.05 - presentDeputy Director of Research Center for Biological Resources and Biotechnology, Institute of Applied Ecology (IAE).
2005.10 - presentProfessor of Institute of Applied Ecology (IAE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
2002.06 – 2012.12Deputy Director of Key Laboratory of Terrestrial Ecological Processes, CAS.
2002.04 - 2002.12Visiting Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology, Faculty of bioscience and engineering, Ghent University. Belgium
2002.01- presentPI of Research Team of Environmental Microbiology, IAE
2000.11 - 2001.03Visiting Laboratory of Applied Physical Chemistry, Faculty of bioscience engineering (former name: Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences Ghent University. Belgium)
1999.09 – 2005.09Associate professor of IAE, CAS
1996.04 - 1997.02Visiting Department of Microbiology, Institute of Biology, Faculty of sciences, Copenhagen University. Denmark.
1996.03 - 1999.09Assistant professor of IAE, CAS
1996.02Ph. D., Microbiology, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
1993.07Master of Science, Microbiology, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
1990.07Bachelor of Science, Liaoning University, China.
HONORS AND AWARDS
2012, The first prize of Award for Science and Technology Progress, Shenyang city (A novel continuous process for vitamin C fermentation in a higher sorbitol concentration)
2010, The second prize of Award for Science and Technology Progress, Anshan city (The organic fertilizer with peptides produced from waste of vitamin C fermentation)
2008, The third prize of Award for Science and Technology Progress, Liaoning Province (The study on emissions of biogenetic greenhouse gases (N2O and CH4) from Northeast China)
2006, The second prize of Award for scientific and technological achievements Liaoning Province (The Industrialization of a novel process for Vitamin C production)
2006, The second prize of Award for Science and Technology Progress, Liaoning Province (Spaceflight-induced enhancement of Vitamin C production and its optimized fermentation process)
1996, DANIDA fellowship, Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.
2011 - 2015 National Non-profit Research Foundation for Agriculture, “Study on monitoring and mitigating technology of greenhouse gases emitted from agricultural soils in northeast China, $443,000”.
2011-2013 Key scientific and technological projects of Shenyang City, “A novel mehod for dewatering of waste activated sludge from waste water treatment plant, $114,000”
2011-2013 Program of National Key New Drug Creation of China, Study on vitamin C fermentation and to increase its efficiency, $49,000”.
2009-2010 Bilateral Russian-China Program (NSFC-RFBR), Activity and diversity of methanotrophic bacteria in agricultural soils, , $28,000”
2008 – 2010 National Key Technologies R&D Program of China, “Mitigation of N2O and Carbon sequestration in upland field, $339,000”.
2007 – 2010 Financially supported by the Northeast General Pharmaceutical Factory, “Construction of bacterial co-culture for vitamin C fermentation with a high-efficiency, $94,600”.
2007-2008 Bilateral Russian-China Program (NSFC-RFBR), “Interactions between methane oxidation and nitrification in aerobic soils, $22,000”
2004-2007 A sub-project of Key project of Natural Sciences Foundation of China, Microbial processes of N2O emission from agricultural soils, $45,000”.
1997-2000 Natural Science Foundation of China, “The interrelation between N2O and CH4 emissions from forest ecosystem and its mechanism, $45,000”.
1996-1999 Natural Sciences Foundation of Liaoning Province, Correlation of N2O and CH4 emissions in different terrestrial ecosystems $5,000)
PUBLICATIONS AND SCHOLARLY WORK
2013 Mandlaa, Weichao Yang, Litao Han, Zhenyu Wang, Hui Xu. Two-helper-strain co-culture system: a novel method for enhancement of 2-keto-L-gulonic acid production. Biotechnology Letter. doi: 10.1007/s10529-013-1292-5.
2013 Zongwei Xia, Hui Xu, Guanxiong Chen, Dan Dong, E. Bai, Liangguo Luo. Soil N2O production and the δ15N-N2O value: Their relationship with nitrifying/denitrifying bacteria and archaea during a growing season of soybean in northeast China. European Journal of Soil Biology. 58: 73-80
2013 W. Yang, L. Han, M. Mandlaa, H. Chen, M. Jiang, Z. Zhang and H. Xu. Spaceflight-induced enhancement of 2-keto-L-gulonic acid production by a mixed culture of Ketogulonigenium vulgare and Bacillus thuringiensis. Letters in Applied Microbiology. doi:10.1111/lam.12083.
2013 Yanling Guo, Liangguo Luo, Guanxiong Chen, Yongping Kou and Hui XU. Mitigating nitrous oxide emissions from a maize-cropping black soil in northeast China by a combination of reducing chemical N fertilizer application and applying manure in autumn Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00380768.2013.775006.
2012 Lisha Zhou, Hui Li, Ying Zhang, Siqin Han, Hui Xu. Abundance and diversity of Sphingomonas in Shenfu petroleum-wastewater irrigation zone, China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. (19):282-294.
2012 Shi Rongjiu, Xu Hui, et al., Microbial community characterization of an UASB treating increased organic loading rates of vitamin C biosynthesis wastewater. Water Science & Technology. 65(2): 254-260.
2009 Hui Li, Ying Zhang, Dong-sheng Li, Hui Xu, Guan-xiong Chen, Cheng-gang Zhang. Comparisons of different hypervariable regions of rrs genes for fingerprinting of microbial communities in paddy soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 41: 954~968.
2008 Jun-jie Lin, Xiao-song Zhao, Dan Liu, Zhi-guo Yu, Ying Zhang, Hui Xu. The decoloration and mineralization of azo dye C.I. Acid Red 14 by sonochemical process: Rate improvement via Fenton’s reactions. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 157: 541–546.
2008 Zheng Xunhua, Mei Baoling, Wang Yinghong, Xie Baohua, Wang Yuesi, Dong Haibo, Xu Hui, Chen Guanxiong, Cai Zucong, Yue Jin, Gu Jiangxin, Su Fang, Zou Jianwen, Zhu Jianguo. Quantification of N2O fluxes from soil-plant systems may be biased by the applied gas chromatograph methodology. Plant and Soil. 311(1-2): 211-234.
2007 LI Hui, ZHANG Ying, KRAVCHENKO Irina, XU Hui, ZHANG Cheng-Gang. Dynamic Changes in Microbial Activity and Community Structure during Biodegradation of Petroleum Compounds: A Laboratory Experiment. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 19(8): 1003~1013.
2007 SHI Rong-jiu, ZHANG Ying, XU Hui, ZHANG Zhe, ZHANG Cheng-gang. Pretreatment of Distillery Wastewater from Vitamin C Synthesis Industry by Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB) Reactor. Environmental Engineering Science,4(9): 1343~1347.
2004 Hui Xu, Sunny Aiyuk, Ying Zhang, Guanxiong Chen, Willy Verstraete. Stimulation of methanogenesis in a laboratory scale UASB reactor treating domestic sewage by Fe(0) application. Environmental Technology. 25: 613-619.
2004 Ying Zhang, S. Aiyuk, Hui Xu, G.X. Chen, W. Verstraete. 2004, Study of microbial communities in UASB reactor treating municipal wastewater by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of 16S rDNA. Science in China. Ser. C Life Sciences Vol.47 Supp. 1-8
2002 Frederik Accoe, Pascal Boeckx, Oswald Van Cleemput, Georges Hofman, Xu Hui, Huang Bin and Chen Guanxiong. Characterization of soil organic matter fractions from grassland and cultivated soils via C content and d13C signature. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 16:1-8.
2001 Hui Xu, Bin Huang, Xiujun Zhang, Shijie Han, Guohong Huang. Aboveground vertical concentration profiles of nitrous oxide within coniferous-deciduous mixed forests. Chemosphere: Global Change Science. 3(2): 145-146.
Contributions to Books
2004 Xu Hui. Chapter 12: Global Change. In: Applied Ecology (He xingyuan, edt). Science Press. 2004. P.888-903. (in Chinese)
2002 Xu Hui and Chen Guanxiong. Chapter 6: Overview of studies on modeling N2O and NO fluxes from soil. In: Land-use change and emission of greenhouse gases in China. (Li Kerang, edt). P.99-116. Meteorological Press. 2002. (in Chinese)
2002 Xu Hui, Zhang Ying, Zhang Xiujun, Chen Guanxiong. Chapter 13: Estimation of CO2 Emission derived from agricultural practice change in China. In: Land-use change and emission of greenhouse gases in China. (Li Kerang, edt). Meteorological Press. P.260-272. Meteorological Press. 2002. (in Chinese)
2002 Xu Hui, Chen Guanxiong, Zhang Ying and Huang Guohong. Chapter 14: CH4 Emission and paddy field in China. In: Land-use change and emission of greenhouse gases in China. (Li Kerang, edt). P.273-285. Meteorological Press. 2002. (in Chinese)
2002 Xu Hui, Chen Guanxiong and Zhang Ying. Chapter 15: Effects of land-use change on greenhouse gases' emission from agroecosystem and the mitigation strategy. In: Land-use change and emission of greenhouse gases in China. (Li Kerang, edt). Meteorological Press. P. 286-292.Meteorological Press. Beijing. 2002.(in Chinese)
1996 Chen G.X. Huang B. Huang G.H., Wu J., Yu K.W., Xu H., Xue X.H., Measurement of N2O and CH4 fluxes and Estimation of total emission from paddy field in China. In: Concentration and Emission Monitoring of Greenhouse Gases and their Relative Processes (Wang Gengchen and Wen Yupu, eds), Chinese Environmental Science Press. 1996, P. 343-350.(in Chinese)
1996 Chen G.X., Huang G.H., Huang B., Yu K.W., Wu J. and Xu H., Biogenic Nitrous Oxide Emissions. In: Ye Duzheng, Lin Hai et. al., (eds.)China Contribution to Global Change Studies. Science Press. Beijing, 1996, PP. 161-163.
1996 Chen G.X., Huang G.H., Huang B., Wu J., Yu K.W., Xu H. and Xue X.H., Nitrous oxide and methane emissions from soil-plant ecosystem. In: Global Change and China’s Living Environment in Future (Fu Chongbin and Yan Zhongwei, eds), Meteorological Press. 1996, PP.159-160. (in Chinese)
1996 Yu K.W., Chen G.X., Yang S.H., Wu J., Huang B., Huang G.H. and Xu H., Role of plants in nitrous oxide emission from agroecosystem and its response to environmental effectors. In: Global Change and China’s Living Environment in Future (Fu Chongbin and Yan Zhongwei, eds), Meteorological Press. 1996. p. 116-121.(in Chinese)
2002 Xu Hui et al., Stable isotope of microbial biomass and water soluble carbon in a 67-year grass-maize rotation systems. The Proceedings of 12th Word Fertilizer Congress. P.1656-1661.
2002 Xu Hui et al., Comparison of ultrapure water and K2SO4 solution as extractant in stable carbon isotope measurement of soil microbial biomass. The Proceedings of 12th Word Fertilizer Congress. P.1662-1667.
2002 Zhang Hua, Xu Hui, Chen Guanxiong. The efficiency of modified nitrogen fertilizers on N2O emission from two types of soil in China. The Proceedings of 12th Word Fertilizer Congress. P.589-596.
1994 Xu Hui, Lu Changai, Chen Guanxiong. A preliminary study on N2O and CH4 emissions from different forest soils in Changbai Mountain. In: Proceedings of the Second China-EC joint Workshop on Greenhouse Gases. Sept., 11-20. Shenyang, China.pp. 85-90
Patents for Invention in China
2005 Originators: Xu Hui, Li Zhifeng, Zhang Xueshu, Zhang Ying, Chen Guanxiong, Zhang Zhongze, Wang Lanjun, Chen Yu; Title: A strategy and its related method for screening of microbiological strains converting cis-propenylphosphonic acid (cPA) to fosfomycin (FOM); Patent No.: 200510045889.6; Accepted date: 2005.2.18.
2005 Originators: Xu Hui, Zhang Ying, Lang Xianming, Wang Zhuo, Chen Guanxiong; Title: A simple method to screen the microbiological strains for sulfadiazine (SD) wastewater treatment; Patent No.: 200510045857.6; Accepted date: 2005.2.6.
2004 Originators: Xu Hui, Chen Guanxiong, Yu Kewei, Zhang Ying, Jing Ruiyong, Ni Zhilong; Title: A new back blow system and its control software in a gas chromatograph with two sample inlets; Patent No.: 200410050256.X; Accepted date: 2004.8.16.
2004 Originators: Xu Hui, Shi Rongjiu, Chen Guanxiong, Zhang Ying, Chen Yu, Lang Xianming; Title: A method to increase the performance of upflow anaerobic sludge bed for the wastewater treatment with application of cathodic hydrogen; Patent No.: 200410021587.O; Accepted date: 2004.7.30.
2003 Originators: Xu Hui, Chen Guanxiong, Zhang Ying, Shi Rongjiu, Li Xin; Title: A method to increase the performance of Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Bed for the wastewater treatment with application of Fe(0); Patent No.: 03134017.2; Accepted date: 2003.9.17.
Academic Committee Service
2010 - present Academic Committee of Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2010 - present Academic Degrees Committee of Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Public Lecture or Forum Participation
2007 Environmental Microbiology, Shenyang University of Architecture
Papers Presented at Professional Meetings (Past 5 years)
2010 Mitigation of N2O emission from upland soil by applying modified N fertilizers. China-RUS Joint workshop: SymposiumTransformation of hydrocarbons by soil microorganisms: ecological and applied aspects. 11-14 October, 2010. Moscow University
2010 Mitigation of N2O emission from upland soil by applying modified N fertilizer "China-US 2010 Joint Symposium“Energy, Ecosystem, and Environmental Change”. September 22-24, 2010. Beijing.
2010 Effects of N fertilization and irrigation on N2O emission from an upland soil and the soil microbial community. USDA-MOST Protocol on Agricultural Science and Technology: Mitigation, Adaptation, and Integration for Climate Change Science and Agriculture. Nov 9-11, 2010. San Diego.
2009 Soil microbes and the cycles of nutrients. Annual Conference of Soil Science Society of China. Guangzhou city, China
2009 Research Progress in soil microbial ecology. Forum of agricultural microbiology, Liaoning Province.
2008 Effects of N fertilization and irrigation on N2O emission from an upland soil and the soil microbial community. Conference on the Environmental Impacts of Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles in Terrestrial ecosystems in East Asia.September 7-11, 2008 Nanjing city, China
Memberships or Activities in Professional Associations
2005-present. Soil biological and biochemical committee, Chinese soil science society.
2012-present. Executive board of Society for Microbiology, Liaoning Province
Review/Referee Grants and Publications
2010-2012 Reviewer for: Journal of Hazardous Materials, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition.
1999 –present, Reviewer for National Science Foundation of China. Review 8-16 proposals annually.