Dr. Xinghui Xia

Prof. Xinghui Xia

State Key Joint Laboratory of Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control

School of Environment

Beijing Normal University, China



1998 Ph.D., in Physical Geography, Peking University, China

1995 M.Sc., in Environmental Geochemistry, Beijing Normal University, China

1992 B.Sc., in Environmental Chemistry, Wuhan University, China

Publications (selected)

1. Jianwei Dong, Xinghui Xia*, Minghu Wang, Yunjia Lai, Pujun Zhao, Haiyang Dong, Yunling Zhao, Jiaojiao Wen, Effect of water–sediment regulation of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the concentrations, bioavailability, and fluxes of PAHs in the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River, Journal of Hydrology, 2015, 527: 101–112

2. Xinghui Xia*, Qiong Wu, Baotong Zhu, Pujun Zhao, Shangwei Zhang, Lingyan Yang, Analyzing the Contribution of Climate Change to Long-Term Variations in Sediment Nitrogen Sources for Reservoirs/Lakes, Science of the Total Environment, 2015, 523: 64-73

3. Xinghui Xia*, Husheng Li, Zhifeng Yang, Xiaotian Zhang, Haotian Wang, How Does Predation Affect the Bioaccumulation of Hydrophobic Organic Compounds in Aquatic Organisms? Environmental Science & Technology2015, 49(8): 4911-4920

4. Yunjia Lai, Xinghui Xia*, Jianwei Dong, Wenting Lin, Xinli Mou, Pujun Zhao, Xiaoman Jiang, Zhihuang Li, Yali Tong and Yunling Zhao, Equilibrium State of PAHs in Bottom Sediment-Water-1 Suspended Sediment System of A Large River Considering Freely Dissolved Concentrations, Journal of Environmental Quality, 2015, 44(3): 823-832

5. Xinghui Xia*, Na Xia , Yunjia Lai, Jianwei Dong, Pujun Zhao, Baotong Zhu, Zhihuang Li, Wan Ye, Yue Yuan, Junxiong Huang, Response of PAH-degrading genes to PAH bioavailability in the overlying water, suspended sediment, and deposited sediment of the Yangtze River, Chemosphere, 2015, 128: 236–244

6. Xinghui Xia*, Andry Harinaina Rabearisoa , Zhineng Dai, Xiaoman Jiang, Pujun Zhao, Haotian Wang, Inhibition Effect of Na+ and Ca2+ on the Bioaccumulation of Perfluoroalkyl Substances by Daphnia magna in the Presence of Protein, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2015, 34(2): 429–436

7. Xinghui Xia, Zhineng Dai, Andry Harinaina Rabearisoa, Pujun Zhao, Xiaoman Jiang, Comparing Humic Substance and Protein Compound Effects on the Bioaccumulation of Perfluoroalkyl Substances by Daphnia magna in Water, Chemosphere, 2015, 119: 978–986,

8. Na Xia, Xinghui Xia*, Ting Liu, Lijuan Hu, Baotong Zhu, Xiaotian Zhang, Jianwei Dong, Characteristics of bacterial community in the water and surface sediment of the Yellow River, the largest turbid river in the world, Journal of Soils and Sediments, 2014, 14:1894–1904.

9. Qiong Wu, Xinghui Xia*, Xinli Mou, Baotong Zhu, Pujun Zhao, Haiyang Dong, Effects of seasonal climatic variability on several toxic contaminants in urban lakes: implications for the impacts of climate change, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2014, 26(12): 2369-2378

10. Baotong Zhu, Xinghui Xia*, Na Xia, Shangwei Zhang, and Xuejun Guo, Modification of Fatty Acids in Membranes of Bacteria: Implication for an Adaptive Mechanism to the Toxicity of Carbon Nanotubes, Environmental Science & Technology, 2014, 48 (7): 4086–4095

11. Qiong Wu, Xinghui Xia*, Xiaohan Li, Xinli Mou, Impacts of Meteorological Variations on Urban Lake Water Quality: A Sensitivity Analysis for Twelve Urban Lakes with Different Trophic States, Aquatic Sciences, 2014, 76(3): 339-351

12. Xiuli Zhao, Xinghui Xia*, Shangwei Zhang, Qiong Wu, Xuejun Wang, Spatial and vertical variations of perfluoroalkyl substances in sediments of the Haihe River, China, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2014, 26(8): 1557-1566,

13. Xinli Mou, Xinghui Xia*, Daoyi Gong, Qiang Liu, Qiong Wu, Jia Guo, Effects of Changes in Climatic Variables on Maize Crop Water Requirements in Huang-Huai-Hai Watersheds, China, Journal of Water and Climate Change, 2014, 5(2): 176-191

14. Xiaotian Zhang, Xinghui Xia*, Jianwei Dong, Yimeng Bao, Husheng Li, Enhancement of Toxic Effects of Phenanthrene to Daphnia Magana due to the Presence of Suspended Sediments, Chemosphere, 2014, 104: 162–169

15. Mohai Shen, Xinghui Xia*, Yawei Zhai, Xiaotian Zhang, Xiuli Zhao, and Pu Zhang, Influence of Carbon Nanotubes with Preloaded and Coexisting Dissolved Organic Matter on the Bioaccumulation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons to Chironomus Plumosus Larvae in Sediment, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2014, 33(1): 182–189

16. Ting Liu, Fan Wang, Greg Michalski, Xinghui Xia*, Shaoda Liu, Using 15N, 17O and 18O to Determine Nitrate Sources in the Yellow River, China, Environmental Science & Technology, 2013, 47(23): 13412-13421

17. Na Xia, Xinghui Xia*, Baotong Zhu, Shaokui Zheng, Jing Zhuang, Bacterial diversity and community structure in the sediment of the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River, the largest turbid river in the world, Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 2013, 71: 43–55

18. Xinghui Xia,* Andry H. Rabearisoa, Xiaoman Jiang, and Zhineng Dai, Bioaccumulation of Perfluoroalkyl Substances by Daphnia magna in Water with Different Types and Concentrations of Protein, Environmental Science & Technology, 2013, 47 (19):10955–10963

19. Jianwei Dong, Xinghui Xia*, Yawei Zhai, Investigating particle concentration effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) sorption on sediment considering the freely dissolved concentrations of PAHs, Journal of Soils and Sediments, 2013, 13:1469–1477

20. Liu, Ting; Xia, Xinghui*; Liu, Shaoda; Mou, Xinli; Qiu, Yiwen,Acceleration of Denitrification in Turbid Rivers Due to Denitrification Occurring on Suspended Sediment in Oxic Waters, Environmental Science & Technology, 2013, 47(9), 4053−4061

21. Xinghui Xia*, Ting Liu, Zhifeng Yang*, Xueqing Zhang, Zhongbo Yu, Dissolved Organic Nitrogen Transformation in River Water: Effects of Suspended Sediment and Organic Nitrogen Concentration, Journal of Hydrology, 2013, 484: 96-104

22. Xinghui Xia, Chuanhui Zhou, Jianhua Huang, Ran Wang, Na Xia, Mineralization of Phenanthrene Sorbed on Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2013, 32(4): 894-901

23. Xinghui Xia*, Yawei Zhai, Jianwei Dong, Contribution Ratio of Freely to Total Dissolved Concentrations of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Natural River Waters, Chemosphere, 2013, 90(6): 1785–1793

24. Shangwei Zhang, Xinghui Xia*, Na Xia, Shan Wu, Fan Gao, Wenwei Zhou, Identification and biodegradation efficiency of a newly isolated 2,2',4,4'-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-47) aerobic degrading strain, International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2013, 76: 24-31

25. Zhineng Dai, Xinghui Xia*, Jia Guo, Xiaoman JiangBioaccumulation and Uptake Routes of Perfluoroalkyl Acids in Daphnia magnaChemosphere, 2013, 90(5): 1589–1596

26. Ying Zhao, Zhifeng Yang*, Xinghui Xia*, Fei Wang, A shallow lake remediation regime with Phragmites australis: incorporating nutrient removal and water evapotranspiration, Water Research,2012, 46(17): 5635 -5644.

27. Xia Xinghui; Chen Xi; Zhao Xiuli; Chen Huiting; Shen Mohai, Effects of Carbon Nanotubes, Chars, and Ash on Bioaccumulation of Perfluorochemicals by Chironomus plumosus Larvae in Sediment, Environmental Science & Technology, 2012, 46 (22): 12467–12475

28. Shan Wu, Xinghui Xia*, Shangwei Zhang, Qiang Liu, Lei Xu, Distribution of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Toxic Equivalency of Dioxin-Like PCB Congeners in Rural Soils of Beijing, China, Journal of Environmental Informatics, 2012, 19(2) 12-19

29. Zhifeng Yang, Ying Zhao, Xinghui Xia*, Nitrous oxide emissions from Phragmites australis- dominated zones in a shallow lake, Environmental Pollution, 2012, 166: 116-124

30. Xinghui Xia, Ju Zhang, Yujuan Sha, Jianbing Li, Impact of Irreversible Sorption of Phthalate Acid Esters on Their Sediment Quality Criteria, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 2012, 14: 258-265

31. Lingyan Yang, Xinghui Xia*, Lijuan Hu, Distribution and Health Risk Assessment of HCHs in Urban Soils of Beijing, China, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2012, 184(4): 2377-2387

32. Mohai Shen, Xinghui Xia*, Fan Wang, Pu Zhang, Xiuli Zhao, Influences of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Plant Residue Chars on Bioaccumulation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Chironomus plumosus Larvae in Sediment, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2012, 31(1): 202–209

33. Xinghui Xia, Zhineng Dai, Ju Zhang, Sorption of phthalate acid esters on black carbon from different sources, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 2011, 13, 2858-2864

34. Ying Zhao, Xinghui Xia, Zhifeng Yang*, Temporal and spatial variations of nutrients in Baiyangdian Lake, North China, Journal of Environmental Informatics, 2011, 17(2): 102-108

35. Xinghui Xia*, Lingyan Yang, Levels, Distribution, and Health Risk of Phthalate Esters in Urban Soils of Beijing, China, Journal of Environmental Quality, 2011, 40(5): 1643-1651

36. Xi Chen, Xinghui Xia*, Xilong Wang, Jinping Qiao, Huiting Chen, A comparative study on sorption of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) by chars, ash and carbon nanotubes, Chemosphere, 2011, 83(10): 1313–1319

37. Xinghui Xia*, Zhineng Dai, Yiran Li, The Role of Black Carbon in the Sorption and Desorption of Phenanthrene on River Sediments, Environmental Earth Sciences, 2011, 64: 2287–2294

38. Fan Wang, Qingwei Bu, Xinghui Xia*, Mohai Shen, Contrasting Effects of Black Carbon Amendments on PAH Bioaccumulation by Chironomus Plumosus Larvae in Two Distinct Sediments: Role of Water Absorption and Particle Ingestion, Environmental Pollution, 2011, 159(7): 1905-1913

39. Xinghui Xia*, Xi Chen, Ruimin Liu, Hong Liu, Heavy metals in urban soils with various types of land use in Beijing, China, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2011, 186(2-3): 2043–2050

40. Shan Wu, Xinghui Xia*, Lingyan Yang, Hong Liu., Distribution, source and risk assessment of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in urban soils of Beijing, China, Chemosphere, 2011, 82: 732–738