Campus, Professor Li welcome Chinese researchers
After traveling to China to work with fellow researchers for the past two winter breaks, UW-Parkside Geosciences Professor Zhaohui (George) Li recently had the opportunity to host his colleagues at the Kenosha campus. Professor Liao Libing and Assistant Prof. Lv Guocheng of the China University of Geosciences-Beijing (CUGB) were in southeastern Wisconsin from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, 2012.
Professor Li said the collaboration has produced a wealth of scholarly publications.
"Over the past three years, Professors Liao, Lv, and I have collaborated on research projects dealing with the removal of heavy metals from water and the interactions between emerging contaminants and earth materials," Professor Li said. "Our collaboration resulted in the publication of eight peer-reviewed journal papers. In addition, two papers are in press and five more papers are under review."
Also during that time, the professors submitted a research proposal to China's Ministry of Science and Technology to remove arsenic from a highland lake in southwestern China.
While here on campus, Professors Liao, Lv, and Li discussed future collaboration on projects of mutual interests. Liao and Lv also visited UW Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin Madison to explore future collaborations.
Professor Liao is the former dean of CUGB's School of Materials Sciences and Technology; Professor Lv serves in CUGB's School of Materials Sciences and Technology. George Li will visit CUGB again this winter or next summer.In the photo, UW-Parkside's George Li, right, discusses the analysis of anions in water using ion chromatography with China University of Geosciences-Beijing professors Lv Guocheng, left, and Liao Libing.