Baoxia Mi

Baoxia Mi
Wood-Calvert Chair in Engineering
Associate Professor
Energy, Civil Infrastructure and Climate, Environmental Engineering

Membrane separation, transport and interfacial phenomena, physicochemical processes, drinking water purification and wastewater reuse, desalination, environmental nanotechnology, and innovative applications of membrane technology to renewable energy generation, public health protection, and hygiene and sanitation improvement for underdeveloped and disaster-ridden regions.

Office 623 Davis Hall
Phone (510) 664-7446

Office Hours:

  • Mon 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • or by appointment


Dr. Baoxia Mi directs the research and educational activities of the Membrane Innovation Laboratory, studying physicochemical processes with emphases on advanced membrane processes and nanotechnology to address some of the most challenging issues in sustainable water supply (desalination, drinking water purification, wastewater reuse), renewable energy production, and public health protection.


Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006

M.S. in Environmental Engineering, Tianjin University, 2001

B.S. in Civil Engineering, Tianjin University, 1998