Name: Saijin Zhang  
        
Title:  Ph.D candidate                                    
                
Contact Information

Texas A&M University

5007 Ave. U

Galveston TX, USA 77551

Email: saijinzhang@neo.tamu.edu

Phone: 409-740-4772

Fax: 409-740-4786

Education:

M.S.  Marine Chemistry, Xiamen University, China 2003

B.S.    Fine Chemical Engineering, Yanshan University, China 2000
        
Specialty

Biogeochemistry of exopolymeric substances  

 

Research Interests
Importance of exopolymeric substances in trace element scavenging and formation of biofilms. The relationship between exopolymeric substances and mobility of iodine in the aquatic system.

      
Selected Recent Publications

 

Zhang, S., Xu, C., and Santschi, P.H. 2008. Chemical composition and 234Th (IV) binding of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) produced by the marine diatom Amphora sp.  Marine Chemistry, 112, 81-92.

 

Zhang, S., and Santschi, P.H. 2009. Application of cross-flow ultrafiltration for isolating exopolymeric substances from a marine diatom (Amphora sp.).  Limnol. Oceanogr. Methods, 7: 419-429.

 

S.E. Davis, III, J. B. Allison, M. J. Driffill, and S. Zhang. 2009. Influence of Vessel Passages on Tidal Creek Hydrodynamics at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (Texas, United States): Implications on Materials Exchange. Journal of Coastal Research, 25: 359-365.