Prof. PAN Bingcai focuses on developing new technologies for water treatment. The main interests include design and fabrication of environmental functional materials, such as polymeric and carbonaceous adsorbents, nanocomposites adsorbents, hybrid environmental catalysts, as well as their application in water treatment.

     Till now, Prof. Pan with his students have published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal papers in Environmental Science & Technology, Water Research, Journal of Physical Chemistry and other reputable journals. Also, they have applied more than 60 patents on new water treatment technologies and new environmental materials.