Yujia Luo

Postdoctoral Researcher


Working with soil gives me a lot of fun. My research aims to improve the quality of agricultural soil by applying organic amendments (i.e. compost and Bokashi). I am interested in studying the relations among soil microorganisms, soil organic amendments, and crop growth.


PhD, Environmental Technology, Wageningen University & Wetsus, Netherlands, 2018-2022
MSc, Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, Netherlands, 2014-2016

Research interests

Soil microbiology, soil organic matter, soil amendments, crop growth

Selected list of publications

  • Luo, Y., Atashgahi, S., Rijnaarts, H. H., Comans, R. N., & Sutton, N. B. (2019). Influence of different redox conditions and dissolved organic matter on pesticide biodegradation in simulated groundwater systemsScience of the Total Environment677, 692-699
  • Ye, Y., Luo, Y., Bruning, H., Yntema, D., & Rijnaarts, H. H. M. (2017). Operational parameters affecting MB/Red-light photosensitized degradation of pharmaceuticals. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry348, 96-101