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Xinwei MaoAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Applied Sciences


Dr. Xinwei Mao's research interests lie in her passion of advancing and applying the knowledge of environmental microbiology to establish cost-effective and energy efficient wastewater treatment processes and promote a sustainable relationship between humans and the natural water environment.  Dr. Mao is in currently developing novel on-site wastewater treatment systems in collaboration with Stony Brook's Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT).  


  • PhD: University of California Berkeley
  • MS: Johns Hopkins University
  • MS: Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2008
  • BS: Environmental Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, 2006