Xuhao is an Environmental Engineering graduate student (MS) at the University of Arizona. Born and raised in China, he decided to come to the United States in August of 2009 to pursue an undergraduate degree. In August of 2012, he received his bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences, with an emphasis on soil science. In September 2012, he started his MS program and joined Dr. Snyder's research group. His research interest is advanced oxidation processes in drinking water treatment, especially the LP/MP-UV processes. His main research topic is UV/chlorine treatment for the removal of taste and odor causing compounds in water.