1. Cheng P. F., Wang J. F. and Liu T. Z.(2015) Effect of cobalt enrichment on growth and hydrocarbon accumulation of botryococcus braunii with immobilized biofilm attached cultivation. Bioresource Technology 177: 204-208.
  2. Zhang L., Chen L., Wang J., Chen Y., Gao X., Zhang Z. and Liu T.(2015) Attached cultivation for improving the biomass productivity of spirulina platensis. Bioresource Technology 181: 136-142.


  1. Liu, T., Zhang W., Wang J., Lang Y., Zhang J. (2014) A review of mass cultivation technology for microalgae. Chinese Bulletin of Life Sciences:509-522. (In Chinese)
  2. Ge P., Chen L., Zhang W., Dong Q., Liu T., Lv X. (2014) Isolation And Identification Of Ethanol Consuming Microorganisms And Impact On Ethanol Production Of Genetically Engineered Synechocystis Sp. Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica . 38:8. (In Chinese)
  3. Zhang, W., J. Wang, J. Wang, and T. Liu (2014) Attached cultivation of Haematococcus pluvialis for astaxanthin production. Bioresource Technology. 158:329-335.
  4. Wang, H., C. Ji, S. Bi, P. Zhou, L. Chen, and T. Liu (2014) Joint production of biodiesel and bioethanol from filamentous oleaginous microalgae Tribonema sp. Bioresource Technology. 172:169-173.
  5. Wang, H., B. Ji, J. Wang, F. Guo, W. Zhou, L. Gao, and T. Liu (2014) Growth and biochemical composition of filamentous microalgae Tribonema sp. as potential biofuel feedstock. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 37:7.
  6. Peng, X., S. Liu, W. Zhang, Y. Zhao, L. Chen, H. Wang, and T. Liu (2014) Triacylglycerol accumulation of Phaeodactylum tricornutum with different supply of inorganic carbon. Journal of Applied Phycology. 26:131-139.
  7. Ji, C., J. Wang, W. Zhang, J. Liu, H. Wang, L. Gao, and T. Liu (2014) An applicable nitrogen supply strategy for attached cultivation of Aucutodesmus obliquus. Journal of Applied Phycology. 26:173-180.
  8. Ji, B., W. Zhang, N.N. Zhang, J.F. Wang, G.A. Lutzu, and T.Z. Liu (2014) Biofilm cultivation of the oleaginous microalgae Pseudochlorococcum sp. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 37:1369-1375.
  9. Guo, F., H. Wang, J. Wang, W. Zhou, L. Gao, L. Chen, Q. Dong, W. Zhang, and T. Liu (2014) Special biochemical responses to nitrogen deprivation of filamentous oleaginous microalgae Tribonema sp. Bioresource Technology. 158:19-24.
  10. Cheng, P.F., J.F. Wang, and T.Z. Liu (2014) Effects of nitrogen source and nitrogen supply model on the growth and hydrocarbon accumulation of immobilized biofilm cultivation of B. braunii. Bioresource Technology. 166:527-533.
  11. Chen, X., T. Liu, and Q. Wang (2014) The growth of Scenedesmus sp. attachment on different materials surface. Microbial Cell Factories. 13:142.
  12. Chen, L., L. Zhang, W. Zhang, and T. Liu (2014) Comparative analysis of growth and carotenoid accumulation of Trentepohlia arborum in aerial, subaerial, and aquatic cultivation. Journal of Applied Phycology:1-9.


  1. Liu, T., Wang, J., Hu, Q., Cheng, P., Ji, B., Liu, J., Chen, Y., Zhang, W., Chen, X., Chen, L., Gao, L., Ji, C. and Wang, H., 2013. Attached cultivation technology of microalgae for efficient biomass feedstock production. Bioresource Technology 127, 216-222.
  2. Jiang, Y., W. Zhang, J. Wang, Y. Chen, S. Shen, and T. Liu (2013) Utilization of simulated flue gas for cultivation of Scenedesmus dimorphus. Bioresource Technology. 128:359-364.
  3. Wang, H., W. Zhang, L. Chen, J. Wang, and T. Liu (2013) The contamination and control of biological pollutants in mass cultivation of microalgae. Bioresource Technology. 128:745-750.

  4. Cheng, P., B. Ji, L. Gao, W. Zhang, J. Wang, and T. Liu (2013) The growth, lipid and hydrocarbon production of Botryococcus braunii with attached cultivation. Bioresource Technology. 138:95-100.
  5. Chen, Y., Wang, J., Zhang, W., Chen, L., Gao, L. and Liu, T., 2013. Forced light/dark circulation operation of open pond for microalgae cultivation. Biomass and Bioenergy 56, 464-470.
  6. Wang, H., Gao, L., Chen, L., Guo, F. and Liu, T., 2013. Integration process of biodiesel production from filamentous oleaginous microalgae Tribonema minus. Bioresource Technology 142, 39-44.


  1. Chen M., Liu T. , Chen X. , etc al. ( 2012) Subcritical Co-solvents Extraction of Lipid from Wet Microalgae Pastes of Nannochloropsis sp.. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology ,114:205-212 ( IF:1.487)
  2. Chen X. , Huang C.   and Liu T. ,(2012). Harvesting of Microalgae Scenedesmus sp. by polyvinylidene Fluoride ultrafiltration membrane, Desalination and Water Treatment (In press). IF: 0.752
  3. Chen L. , Liu T. , Zhang W. , Chen X. and Wang J..( 2012) Biodiesel production from algae oil high in free fatty acid by two-step catalytic conversion. Bioresour. Technol., doi: 10.1016/j.biortech. 2012.02.033 (IF: 4.365)
  4. Huang, C., Chen, X., Liu, T., Yang, Z., Xiao, Y., Zeng, G. and Sun, X., ( 2012). Harvesting of Chlorella  sp. using hollow fiber ultrafiltration. Environmental Science and Pollution Research DOI 10.1007/s11356-012-0812-5 (IF: 2.870)
  5. Chen Y., Wang J., Liu T., Gao L.. Effects of initial population density (IPD) on growth and lipid composition of Nannochloropsis sp. ( 2012). Journal of Applied Phycology.  DOI 10.1007/s10811-012-9825-1 (IF:1.792)
  6. Chen X. , Xing R. , Yu H. ,Liu S. , Li P., (2012). A new extraction method of fucoidan from the soaked water of brown seaweed (Laminaria japonica). Desalination and Water Treatment (In press). (IF: 0.752)
  7. Jiang Y. , Peng X. , Zhang W. , Liu T., (2012).Enhancement of acid resistance of Scenedesmus dimorphus by acid adaptation. Journal of Applied Phycology. DOI: 10.1007/s10811-012-9827-z (IF:1.792)


  1. Chen M, Chen XL, Liu TZ,Zhang W. (2011) Subcritical Ethanol Extraction of lipid From Wet Microalgae Paste of Nannochloropsis sp.. Journal of biobased materials and bioenergy. 5: 385-389 (IF 1.360). Link
  2. Huang QS, Liu TZ, Yang J, Yao L, and Gaoll (2011) Evaluation of radiative transfer using the finite volume method in cylindrical photoreactors. Chemical Engineering Science. 66:3930-3940 (IF 2.379). Link
  3. Lv SJ, Zhang W, Peng XW, Chen XL, Liu TZ. (2011) Cultivating an oleaginous microalgae with municipal wastewater. Chinese Journal of Biotechnology. 27(3):445-452.
  4. Chen M, Chen XL, Liu TZ, Zhang W, Wang JF, Chen L, Chen Y, Peng XW, Gao LL. (2011) Subcritical Extraction of Lipids from Wet Microalgae Paste of Nannochlorsis sp.. The Chinese Journal of Process Engineering. 11(3): 86-91
  5. Chen L, Zhang W, Liu TZ, Chen XL, Wang JF, Gao LL, Peng XW, Chen Y. (2011) Preparation of Biodiesel from High Acid Value Microalgae Lipids by a Two- step Catalyzed Process. Biomass Chemical Engineering.45(3):1-7
  6. Qiu YJ, Peng XW, Zhang W, Liu TZ. (2011) Research on the difference in the growth and the lipid accumulation of three species of Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Journal of Anhui Agricultural Science. 39(24):14761-14763


  1. Li YZ,Qi XM , Liu TZ.(2010) Numerical Comparative Investigation on Hydrodynamic Behaviors between a Wave-baffled and a Straight-baffled Panel Photobioreactor. Journal of Process Engineering of China.10(5):849-855
  2. Jiang HZ, Liu TZ, Gao LL and Zhang Wi. (2009)Research on the protein extracted from Chlorella with the thermal steam-NaOH. Journal of Anhui Agri. Sci.37(33):16204-16206
  3. Gao LL, Jiang HZ and Liu TZ.(2010)Recovery Conditions of Porphyridium Cruentum Cells by Dissolved Air Flotation. Journal of Ocean University of China. 40(11):62-66.
  4. Gao LL, Liu TZ and Zhang W.(2010)Harvesting of Chlorella  by sedimentation and flotation. Science of Oceanology .34(12):46-51.
  5. Liu TZ, Qi X, Su G., Jin J, Cong W. (2008) Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation of flow in the rotary drum for pyrite bio-preoxidization. Chemical Engineering and Processing. 47(5):971-978(IF 1.729). Link
  6. Liu TZ, Donald A.M. and Zhang Z. (2005) Novel Manipulation in Environmental SEM for Measuring the Mechanical Properties of Single Nano-Particles. Materials Science and Technology 21(3):289-294 (IF 0.709). Link
  7. Liu TZ, Zhang Z. (2003) Mechanical Properties of desiccated Ragweed Pollen Grains Determined by Micromanipulation and Theoretical Modelling. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 85(7): 770-775 (IF 3.70). Link


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  3. Liu Tianzhong, Gao Lili, Jiang Huaizhen, Qi Xiangming and Xu Yuyan. A device of foam separation with multi-rods for the harvesting of microalgal cells. Chinese Patent CN200810159413.9
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