Meijun Cai Ph.D.

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Professional Title
Research Technical Manager, Environmental Engineer

With over 10 years experience in industry and academia, Dr. Cai's research interests include water chemistry, stormwater treatment, watershed / environmental statistics and climate change. Current research focuses on cost-effective technologies and materials to treat wastewater and stormwater. Dr. Cai is also an environmental statistician and GIS analyst, capable of multiple statistical methods and software including ArcGIS.

Recent Studies

  • Low-concentration sulfate reduction by chemical precipitation technology
  • Highway stormwater treatment using locally available waste materials
  • Assessing environmental stressor impacts such as climate change on aquatic biological communities

Education

  • Post-doctoral research associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Tennessee – Knoxville, 2010-2012
  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee – Knoxville 2010
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark 2006
  • B.S., Environmental Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology 1997

Publications

Google Scholar profile

Characterization and Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in PM<sub>2.5</sub> in Xiamen Port

6 months 2 weeks ago
厦门港大气PM2.5中重金属污染特征及健康风险评价Translated title of the contribution: Characterization and Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in PM2.5 in Xiamen PortXiao, S. H., Cai, M. J., Li, X., Huang, Z., Wang, J., Zhu, Q. D. & Wu, S. P., Jul 15 2022, In: Huanjing Kexue/Environmental Science. 43, 7, p. 3404-3415 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

Characterization and Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in PM<sub>2.5</sub> in Xiamen Port

6 months 2 weeks ago
厦门港大气PM2.5中重金属污染特征及健康风险评价Translated title of the contribution: Characterization and Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in PM2.5 in Xiamen PortXiao, S. H., Cai, M. J., Li, X., Huang, Z., Wang, J., Zhu, Q. D. & Wu, S. P., Jul 15 2022, In: Huanjing Kexue/Environmental Science. 43, 7, p. 3404-3415 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review

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