1. “Harvesting algal biomass for biofuels using ultrafiltration membranes”, Xuezhi Zhang, Qiang Hu, Milton Sommerfeld, Emil Puruhito, Yongsheng Chen, Bioresource Technology, 101(2010): 5297–5304
2. "Gigaton Problems Need Gigaton Solutions", Xu, Ming; John, Crittenden, Yongsheng Chen, Valerie Thomas, Douglas Noonan, Reginald DesRoches, Marilyn Brown, Steve French, Environmental Science & Technology, 44(2010) 4037-4041
3. “Trophic transfer of TiO2 nanoparticles from Daphina to zebrafish in a simplified freshwater food chain”, Xiaoshan Zhu, Jiangxin Wang, Xuezhi Zhang, Yung Chang, and Yongsheng Chen, Chemosphere, 79 (2010) 928–933
4. “Toxicity and bioaccumulation of TiO2 nanoparticle aggregates in Daphnia magna”, Xiaoshan Zhu, Yung Chang, Yongsheng Chen, Chemosphere, 78 (2010): 209–215
5. “Toxicity and cellular responses of intestinal cells exposed to titanium dioxide”, Brian A. Koenema, Yang Zhang, Paul Westerhoff, Yongsheng Chen, John C. Crittenden, David G. Capco, Cell Biol Toxicol, (2010) 26:225–238
6. “Decolorization of industrial wastewater by ozonation followed by adsorption on activated carbon”, A.H. Konsowa, M.E. Ossman, Yongsheng Chen, John C. Crittenden, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 176(2010): 181-185

1. “The impact of ZnO nanoparticleaggregates on the embryonic developmentof zebrafish (Danio rerio)”, Xiaoshan Zhu, Jiangxin Wang, Xuezhi Zhang, Yung Chang and Yongsheng Chen, Nanotechnology, 20 (2009):195103 (9pp)
2. “Acute toxicities of six manufactured nanomaterial suspensions to Daphnia magna”, Xiaoshan Zhu, Lin Zhu, Yongsheng Chen, Shengyan Tian, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 11 (2009):67-75
3. “Impact of natural organic matter and divalent cations on the stability of aqueous nanoparticles”, Yang Zhang, Yongsheng Chen, Paul Westerhoff, John Crittenden, Water Research, 43 (2009):4249-4257
4. “Experimental approach for an in vitro toxicity assay with non-aggregated quantum dots”, Brian A. Koeneman, Yang Zhang, Kiril Hristovski, Paul Westerhoff, Yongsheng Chen, John C. Crittenden, David G. Capco, Toxicology in Vitro, 23 (2009): 955–962
5. “ Effects of aqueous stable fullerene nanocrystals (nC60) on Daphnia magna: Evaluation of sub-lethal reproductive responses and accumulation”, Xianji Tao, John D. Fortner, Bo Zhang, Yiliang He, Yongsheng Chen , Joseph B. Hughes, Chemosphere, 77 (2009): 1428-1487
6. “Influence of titanium dioxide nanoparticles on speciation and bioavailability of arsenite”, Hongwen Sun, Xuezhi Zhang, Zhiyan Zhang, Yongsheng Chen, John C. Crittenden, Environmental Pollution, 157 (2009):1165–1170
7. “Do all wurtzite nanotubes prefer faceted ones?”, Yafei Li, Zhen Zhou, Yongsheng Chen, and Zhongfang Chen, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 130 (2009):1-5
8. “Real-Time Ozone Detection Based on a Microfabricated Quartz Crystal Tuning Fork Sensor”, Rui Wang, Francis Tsow, Xuezhi Zhang, Jhih-Hong Peng, Erica S. Forzani, Yongsheng Chen, John C. Crittenden, Hugo Destaillats and Nongjian Tao, Sensor, 9 (2009):5655-5663
9. “Evaluation of an innovative polyvinyl chloride (PVC) ultrafiltration membrane for wastewater treatment”, Xuezhi Zhang, Yongsheng Chen, A.H. Konsowa, Xiaoshan Zhu, John C. Crittenden, Separation and Purification Technology, 70 (2009): 71–78
10. “Life cycle assessment of three water supply systems: importation, reclamation and desalination”, E. Lyons, P. Zhang, T. Benn, F. Sharif, K. Li, J. Crittenden, M. Costanza and Y. S. Chen, Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 9 (2009): 439-448

1. “Toxicity Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials Using the Unicellular Green Algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii” Jiangxin Wang, Xuezhi Zhang, Yongsheng Chen, Milton Sommerfeld, and Qiang Hu, Chemosphere, 73 (2008):1121–1128
2. “Oxidative stress and growth inhibition by nC60 on fish”, Xiaoshan Zhu, Lin Zhu, Yupeng Lang, Yongsheng Chen, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry; 27(2008):1979-1985
3. “Stability and Removal of Water Soluble CdTe Quantum Dots in Water”, Zhang, Y.; Yongsheng Yongsheng Chen; Westerhoff, P.; Crittenden, J. C., Environmental Science and Technology, 42(2008): 321-325.
4. “One-Dimensional ZnO Nanostructures: Size- and Surface-Dependent Stability, Electronic Properties, and Potential Chemical Sensors”, Zhen Zhou, Yafei Li, Lu Liu, Yongsheng Chen, S. B. Zhang, Zhongfang Chen; Journal of Physical Chemistry C; 112(2008):13926–13931
5. “Stability of commercial metal oxide nanoparticles in water”, Yang Zhang, Yongsheng Chen, Paul Westerhoff, Kiril Hristovski, John C Crittenden, Water Research, , 42(2008):2204-2212

1. “Energetics and Electronic Structures of AlN Nanotubes/Wires and their Potential Application as Ammonia Sensors” Zhou, Z.; Zhao, J.; Yongsheng Chen, Schleyer, P. v. R.; Chen, Z., Nanotechnology, 18 (2007): 424023 (7pp)
2. “Fabrication of uniform size titanium oxide nanotubes: Impact of current density and solution conditions”, Kaneco, S., Yongsheng Chen, P. Westerhoff, and J.C. Crittenden, Scripta Materialia, 56 (2007): 373-376.
3. “Enhanced Accumulation of Arsenic in Carp in the Presence of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles”, Zhang, X., H. Sun, Z. Zhang, Q. Niu, Yongsheng Chen, and J. Crittenden, Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 178(2007):245–254
4. “Enhanced bioaccumulation of cadmium in carp in the presence of titanium dioxide nanoparticles”, Zhang, X., H. Sun, Z. Zhang, Q. Niu, Yongsheng Chen, and J.C. Crittenden, Chemosphere, 67(2007): 160–166
5. “Mathematical Model for Photocatalytic Destruction of Organic Contaminants in Air”, Sanongraj, W., Yongsheng Chen, J. Crittenden, H. Destailats, D. Hand, and R. Taylor, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., 57(2007): 1112–1122
6. “Development of a Framework for Quantifying the Environmental Impacts of Urban Development and Construction Practices,” Ke Li, Peng Zhang, John C. Crittenden, Subhrajit Guhathakurta, Yongsheng Chen, Harindra Fernando, Anil Sawhney, Peter McCartney, Nancy Grimm, Himanshu Joshi, Goran Konjevod, Yu-jin Choi, Ernesto Fonseca, Braden Allenby, Daniel Gerrity, Ramzy Kahhat, Paul M. Torrens, Environmental Science and Technology, 41(2007): 5130 – 5136
7. “Adding Sustainability to the Engineer’s Toolbox: A Challenge for Engineering Educators,” Chris T. Hendrickson, H. Scott Matthews, Michael W. Bridges, Braden R. Allenby, John Crittenden, Yongsheng Chen, Eric Williams, David T. Allen, Cynthia F. Murphy, and Sharon Austin, Cliff I. Davidson, Environmental Science and Technology, 41(2007): 4847-4849

1. “Modeling of Indoor Air Treatment of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxins and Dibenzofurans Using High-Efficiency Particulate Air-Carbon Filtration”, Li, H. Yongsheng Chen, J. Crittenden, and D. Hand, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc. 56(2006):1155–1166

1. "Preparation of a Novel TiO2 -based P-N Junction Nanotube Photocatalyst" Yongsheng Chen, John C. Crittenden, Stephen Hackney, and David W Hand, Environmental Science and Technology, 2005, 39(5); 1201-1208 (The runner-up Environmental Science and Technology 2005 Editor’s Choice Top Paper Award)
2. “Magnetic MnO-Fe2O3 powder -- a novel nanomaterial for the removal of azo dye from water”, Wu Rongcheng, Qu Jiuhui, and Yongsheng Chen, Water Research, 2005, 39 (4): 630-638.

1 “Particle Counter Applications in Drinking Water Treatment”, Dongsheng Wang and Yongsheng Chen, China Water and Wastewater, 2003, 19 (9): 29-31

1. "Isolation and Characterization of a new plasmid from Bacteria for Degradation of 2, 4-Dichlorophenol", Yongsheng Chen, Yuanyi Zhuang, Shugui Dai, and Cai Baoli, Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae, 1999, 19(1): 28-32
2. "Exploration of Bioremediation of p-Chlorophenol for Polluted Soil," Yongsheng Chen, Xiaoqing Chang and Lin Zhu, Environmental Chemistry, 1999, 18(1): 86-90

1. "Enrichment Technology of Phthalate Esters in Water," Zhaohui Jin, Hongliang Li, Guolan Huang, Hongwen Sun, and Yongsheng Chen, Environmental Science, 1998, 19(1): 30-33
2. "Biosorption of Dyes on Prepared Algae (Spirulina subsalsa)," Yongsheng Chen, Guolan Huang, Yuanyi Zhuang, Yiran Sun, Shu Yan, and Qijun Sun, Environmental Chemistry, 1998, 17(5): 439-443
3. "Biosorption of Heavy Metallic Ions by Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Spirulina subsalsa," Yongsheng Chen, Qijun Sun and Dali Wang, Shanghai Environmental Sciences, 1998, 17(7): 14-23
4. "The Relationship between Biosorption Characteristics and Structure of Phenolic Compounds," Yongsheng Chen, Shu Yan, and Qijun Sun, China Environmental Science, 1998, 18(3): 248-251
5. "Toxic Effects of Dibutyl Phthalate on Daphnia magna," Guolan Huang, Hongwen Sun, Gao Juan, and Yongsheng Chen, Environmental Chemistry, 1998, 17(5): 428-433

1. "A Survey on the Microbial Degradation of Chlorinated Aromatic Compounds," Yongsheng Chen, Yuanyi Zhuang, and Shugui Dai, Advances in Environmental Science, 1997, 5(2): 17-26
2. "A Study on Biodegradability of 32 Aromatic Compounds," Yongsheng Chen, Lixia Chen, Jie Yang, Yuanyi Zhuang, and Shugui Dai, Environmental Chemistry, 1997, 16(1): 43-48
3. "Application of Molecular Topological Indexes to Quantitative Structure-Biodegradability Relationships," Yongsheng Chen, Liaxia Chen, Jie Yang, Yuanyi Zhuang, and Shugui Dai, Environmental Chemistry, 1997, 16(3): 208-214
4. "Research on Technology of Biosorption of Heavy Metals," Yongsheng Chen, Qijun Sun, Jun Chen, Yuanyi Zhuang, and Shugui Dai, Advances in Environmental Science, 1997, 5(6): 34-43.

1. "The Correlation between CODCr and CODMn of the Regional Wastewater from a Petrochemistry Industrial Zone," Xiangru Zhang, Tan Zhu, Yongsheng Chen, Bin Hu, and Hongbin Yu, Environmental Monitoring in China, 1996, 12(6): 25-27
2. "Study on Degradation of Resorcinol by Microorganism," Yongsheng Chen, Yuanyi Zhuang, Lixia Chen, and Shugui Dai, Environmental Chemistry, 1996, 15(4): 307-312
3. "Study on Enzyme Activity and Distribution in Two Strains of Bacteria by Dichlorophenol Degradation," Shugui Dai, Yuanyi Zhuang, Yongsheng Chen, Guanghong Chen, Lixia Chen, and Jun Xiao, Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae, 1996, 16(2): 173-178

1. "Sunlight TiO2 Photocatalytic Degradation of o-Chloroaniline," Daoxin You, Yongsheng Chen, and Shugui Dai, Water Quality Research Journal of Canada, 1995, 30(1): 61-67
2. "Study on the Relationship between Structure of Synthetic Organic Chemical and Their Biodegradability," Shugui Dai, Yuanyi Zhuang, Yongsheng Chen, and Lixia Chen, Environmental Chemistry, 1995, 14(4): 354-367

1. Chapter 4 - “Properties of Commercial Nanoparticles that Affect Their Removal during Water Treatment”, Book - “Nanoscience and Nanotechnology – Environmental and Health Impacts”, Edited by Vicki H. Grassian 2008
2. "Environmental Science" Yuanyi Zhuang, Xueqi Fu, Yongsheng Chen, Zhipeng Bai, and Hong Liao, Published by Tianjin Science and Technological Press, 1997