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Qian Gao

headshot of Qian Gao

PhD Student

Bren Hall 2324

qgao@bren.ucsb.edu

Education
MS Environmental Science, Peking University

Bio
Qian Gao graduated from Peking University in Beijing, China in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in environmental science and a Bachelor of Law in Intellectual Property. She continued her studies at Peking University during the next three years, and graduated in 2017 with a Master of Science in environmental science. Qian Gao has a special interest in improving water quality with nanotechnology. She has finished a project about reducing the concentration of various surfactants with engineered carbonaceous nanomaterials. Results of this project have been published in Water Research in 2016, with Qian Gao as first author. Qian Gao will continue her research about the application of nanotechnology in solving water pollution problems at the Bren School. She will be working in Professor Arturo Keller’s research group.


Year Admitted
2017

Research Areas
The application of magnetic material and nanotechnology for water quality improvement.

Faculty Advisor
Arturo Keller