Academic Profile

Professional Experience
Assistant Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (July 2018-now)
Postdoctoral fellow in Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Sept. 2016-May 2018)
Postdoctoral researcher in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan (Jan.-Sept. 2016)

Selected Publications
- X. Fei and D. Zekkos. Coupled experimental assessment of physico-biochemical-hydraulic characteristics of municipal solid waste undergoing degradation. Geotechniqué (published online). doi: 10.1680/jgeot.16.P.253
- X. Fei, and D. Zekkos. Comparison of direct shear and simple shear responses of municipal solid waste. ICE Environmental Geotechnics (published online). doi: 10.1680/jenge.16.00036
- D. Zekkos, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, J. Hubler, X. Fei, K. Zahteb and A. Marr. Development of a large-size cyclic direct simple shear device for characterization of ground materials with oversized particles. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal (published online). doi: 10.1520/GTJ20160271
- D. Zekkos and X. Fei. Constant load and constant volume response of municipal solid waste in simple shear. Waste Management, 2017, 63:380-392. doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2016.09.029
- D. Zekkos, X. Fei, A. Gkrizi and G. Athanasopoulos. Response of municipal solid waste to mechanical compression. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2017, 143(3). doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001608
- X. Fei, D. Zekkos, L. Li, R. Woods and L. Sanford. Geo-characterisation of lime water treatment sludge. ICE Environmental Geotechnics, 2017, 4(EG3):209-219. doi:10.1680/jenge.15.00028
- X. Fei, D. Zekkos and L. Raskin. Quantification of parameters influencing methane generation due to biodegradation of municipal solid waste in landfills and laboratory experiments. Waste Management, 2016, 55: 276-287. doi:10.1016/h.wasman.2015.10.015
- X. Fei, D. Zekkos and L. Raskin. Archaeal community structure in leachate and municipal solid waste is correlated to the methane generation and volume reduction during biodegradation of municipal solid waste. Waste Management, 2015, 36: 184-190. doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2014.10.027
- X. Fei, D. Zekkos and L. Raskin. An experimental setup for simultaneous physical, geotechnical, and biochemical characterization of municipal solid waste undergoing biodegradation in the laboratory. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, 2014, 37(1): 1-12. doi: 10.1520/GTJ20130084
- X. Fei and D. Zekkos. Factors influencing long term settlement of municipal solid waste in meso-scale laboratory bioreactor landfill simulators. ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, 2013, 17(4): 259-271. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000167
- X.C. Fei, C. Song and H.W. Gao. Transmembrane transports of acrylamide and bisphenol A and effects on development of Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2010, 184(1-3): 81-88. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2010.08.007
- Y. L. Zhang, X. Zhang, X.C. Fei, S. L. Wang and H.W. Gao. Binding of bisphenol A and acrylamide to BSA and DNA: insights into the comparative interactions of harmful chemicals with functional biomacromolecules. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2010, 182(1-3): 877-885. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2010.06.131
- X. Zhang, L. Chen and X.C. Fei. Binding of PFOS to serum albumin and DNA: insight into the molecular toxicity of perfluorochemicals. BMC Molecular Biology, 2009,10:16. doi: 10.1186/1471-2199-10-16
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Asst Prof Fei Xunchang
Assistant Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Google Scholar:
Solid waste management
Environmental engineering
Geoenvironmental engineering
  • Development of a novel distributed fibre optic sensor for monitoring chemical and hydrological parameters in underground geoenvironmental engineering applications -proof of concept in laboratory simulators

  • Long-Term Environmental Behaviour for Treated Incineration Bottom Ash

  • Spatial- and Temporal-Continuous Sensing of Subsurface Coupled Processes Using Polymer-Enhanced Distributed Fibre Optic Sensors