Subject:Ecology and Environmental Engineering
Address:Key Laboratory of Pollution Ecology and Environmental Engineering, Institute of Applied Ecology,Chinese Academy of Sciences, 72 Wenhua Road,Shenyang 110016, China


Ph.D. Aug. 2001-Jul. 2004. Environmental Soil Chemistry, Soil Remediation, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

M.Sc. Sep. 1998-Jul. 2001 Pollution Ecology, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

B.Sc., Sep. 1994-Jul. 1998. Ecology, Department of Environmental Science, Northeast Normal University, China


Oct 2011–present  Professor of Eco-environmental science, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China

Sep 2005–Sep 2011   Associate Professor of Eco-environmental science, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China

Aug 2004–Aug 2005  Associate Professor of Eco-environmental science, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China

Feb 2017-Jul 2019, Apr 2008-Aug 2008, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University Australia, visiting scientist

Nov 2006-Sep 2006, Sep 2002-Mar2003, Apr 2001-Sep 2001, Institute of ecology, Berlin University of Technology, Germany, visiting scientist

  • Soil chemistry and soil ecotoxicology: soil remediation, the transport and fate of contaminant, the degradation of organic contaminant in soil, ecotoxicological assessment of the remedied soil.

    Ecological construction:reclamation of degraded areas, and management.

  • 1.    MeixiaGuo, Zongqiang Gong, Renhui Miao, Dan Su, Xiaojun LI, ChunyunJia, Jie Zhuang. The influence of root exudates of maize and soybean on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons degradation and soil bacterial community. Ecological Engineering 2017,99, 22-30.

    2.    MeixiaGuo, Zongqiang Gong, Xiaojun Li, Graeme Allinson, James Rookes,David Cahill. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons bioavailability in industrial and agricultural soils: Linking SPME and Tenax extraction with bioassays. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2017, 140: 191-197.

    3.    MeixiaGuo, Zongqiang Gong, Renhui Miao, James Rookes, David Cahill, Jie Zhuang.Microbial mechanisms controlling the rhizosphere effect of ryegrass on degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in an aged-contaminated agricultural soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 2017, 113:130-142.

    4.    MeixiaGuo, Zongqiang Gong, Graeme Allinson, Peidong Tai, Renhui Miao, Xiaojun Li, ChunyunJia, Jie Zhuang.  Variations in the bioavailability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in industrial and agricultural soils after bioremediation. Chemosphere 2016,144, 1513-1520.

    5.    Xuan Gong, Xinyang Xu, Zongqiang Gong, Xiaojun Li, Chunyun Jia, Meixia Guo, Haibo Li.  Remediation of PAH-contaminated soil at a gas manufacturing plant by a combined two-phase partition system washing and microbial degradation process. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2015,(22):12001-12010.

    6.    Haibo Li, Yinghua Li, Zongqiang Gong, Xiaodong Li. Performance study of vertical flow constructed wetlands for phosphorus removal with water quenched slag as a substrate. Ecological engineering. 2013,53:39-45.

    7.    Lingzhi Liu, Zongqiang Gong, Yulong Zhang, Peijun Li. Growth, cadmium uptake and accumulation of maize (Zea mays L.) under the effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Ecotoxicology. 2014,23:(10):1979-1986.

    8.    Xiaojun Li, Dongli Tong, Graeme Allinson, ChunyunJia, Zongqing Gong, Wan Liu. Adsorption of Pyrene onto the Agricultural By-Product: Corncob. Bulletin Environmental Contamination Toxicollogy2016, 96:113–119.

    9.    ChunyunJia, Xiaojun Li, Graeme Allinson, Changfeng Liu, Zongqiang Gong. 2016. Composition and morphology characterization of exopolymeric substances produced by the PAH-degrading fungus of Mucormucedo. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2016, 23:8421–8430.

    10. Xiaojun Li, ShengqingShuang, Xinyong Li, Lingxue Kong, Ling Xu, Peidong Tai , Xin Lin, ChunyunJia, Zongqiang Gong. The effect of concentrations and properties of phenanthrene, pyrene, and benzo(a)pyrene on desorption in contaminated soil aged for 1 year. Journal of Soils Sediments 2013, 13:375–382.

    11. Zongqiang Gong, Xiaoguang Wang, Ying Tu. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon removal from contaminated soils using fatty acid methyl esters. Chemosphere. 2010, 79:138-143.

    12. Chunyun Jia, Peijun Li, Xiaojun Li, Peidong Tai, Wan Liu, Zongqiang GONG. Degradation of pyrene in soils by extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) extracted from liquid cultures. Process biochemistry. 2011, 46(8): 1627-1631.

    13. Lingzhi Liu, Zongqiang Gong, Yulong Zhang, Peijun Li. Growth, cadium accumulation and physiology of marigold (Tagetes erecta L.) as affected by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Pedosphere. 2011, 21(3):319-327.

    14. Jinbao Wu, Zongqiang Gong, Liyan Zheng, Yanli Yi. 2010. Removal of high concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from contaminated soil by biodiesel. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering in China, 2010, 4(4):387-394.

    15. Peijun Li, Frank Stagnitti, Zongqiang Gong. Environmental quality: issues and causes of deterioration - A survey on environmental awareness among the public in Liaoning Province, China. International journal of sustainable development and world ecology. 2010, 16:143-150.

    16. Shaogui Yang, Cheng Sun, Xiuying Li, Zongqiang Gong, XieQuan. Enhanced photocatalytic activity for titanium dioxide by co-modifying with silica and fluorine. Journal of hazardous materials. 2010, 175:258-266.

    17. T. Ratuzny, Zongqiang Gong, B.-M. Wilke. Total concentrations and speciation of heavy metals in soils of the Shenyang Zhangshi Irrigation Area, China. Environmentalmonitoring and assessment, 2009, 156:171-180.

    18. Zongqiang Gong, KassemAlef, Berndt-Michael Wilke, Peijun Li. Activated carbon adsorption of PAHs from vegetable oil used in soil remediation. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 2007, 143:372–378.

    19. Zongqiang Gong, KassemAlef, Berndt-Michael Wilke, Peijun Li. Removal of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from manufactured gas plant-contaminated soils using sunflower oil: Laboratory column experiments. Chemosphere 2006, 62: 780–787.

    20. Zongqiang Gong, Kassem Alef, B.-M. Wilke, Peijun Li. Dissolution and removal of PAHs from a contaminated soil using sunflower oil. Chemosphere. 2005, 58:291-298.

    21. Zongqiang Gong, B.-M. Wilke, Kassem Alef, Peijun Li. Influence of soil moisture on sunflower oil extraction of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from a manufactured gas plant soil. The Science of the total environment. 2005, 343:51-59.

    22. Zongqiang Gong, KassemAlef, B.-M. Wilke, Peijun Li. Assessment of microbial respiratory activity of a manufactured gas plant soil after remediation using sunflower oil. Journal of hazardous materials. 2005,124:51-59.

    23. Xin Wang, Zongqiang Gong, PeijunLi ,Lihong Zhang. Degradation of Pyrene in Soils by Free and Immobilized Yeasts, Candida tropicals. Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology. 2007, 78:522–526.

    24. Xin Wang, Zongqiang Gong, PeijunLi ,Lihong Zhang.  Degradation of Pyrene and Benzo(a)pyrene in Contaminated Soil by Immobilized Fungi. Environmental Engineering Science. 2008, 25(5):677-684.

    25. Shuxiu Fan, Peijun Li, Zongqiang Gong, Wanxia Ren. Promotion of pyrene degradation in rhizosphere of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). Chemosphere.2008, 71: 1593-1598.