Awards received by Professor CY Tang

2021

  • Highly Cited Researcher 2021 (Cross-field)

  • Fellow, the Royal Society of Chemistry 

  • Water Reuse and Conservation Award for Outstanding Professional, the International Desalination Association

  • CAPEES/Nanova Frontier Research Award, Chinese-American Professors in Environmental Engineering and Science

  • Inaugural SPT® International Lectureship on Separation & Purification Technology, Elsevier

 

2020

  • Inaugural RGC Senior Research Fellowship Award, the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong

  • Inaugural HKU Innovator Award, The University of Hong Kong

  • Vebleo Fellow Award

 

2016

  • Sea-Sky Fellow, Dalian University of Technology

 

2015

  • Desalter to Watch, Water Desalination Report / Global Water Intelligence

 

2013

  • Singapore Ministry for National Development R&D Merit Award (shared with Rong Wang, Anthony G. Fane, and Yu Liu)

 

2010

  • Finland Distinguished Professor Program (FiDiPro) Fellow Award, Tekes and Academy of Finland

  • International Desalination Association Fellowship Award, International Desalination Association

 

2007

  • North American Membrane Society Travel Award, North American Membrane Society

 

2001

  • Shah Family Award, the Shah Family Foundation

 

2000

  • Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal

  • Institute of Engineers Singapore Gold Medal

  • Singapore National Science and Technology Board Gold Medal

  • Institution of Structural Engineer Gold Medal cum Book Prize

  • Singapore Engineering Alumni Association of the University of Malaya Gold Medal

  • Continental Steel Award

  • Singapore Structural Steel Society Book Prize

 

1999

  • Meinhardt Book Prizes

 

1998

  • Meinhardt Book Prizes

Awards shared with students, postdocs, and/or RAPs

(Undergraduate, RPG*, post-doc/RA#, RAP@)

2021

  • Zhe Yang#, Chuyang Tang, Best Poster Award, CAPEES Online Poster Competition, Chinese-American Professors in Environmental Engineering and Science, 2021

  • Junwei Zhang, Yan Tung Lo, Shenghua Zhou*, Li Long*, Hao Guo@, Chuyang Tang, Third Prize, the 7th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association

  • Chuyang Tang, Hao Guo@, Junwei Zhang, Yan Tung Lo, Silver Medal, International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva Special Edition 2021

  • Li Wang*, Zhongying Wang, Chuyang Tang, Outstanding Presentation, Water Treatment Technology Innovation and Frontier Application Seminar & Young Scholars Forum, Chengdu, 2021.

 

2020

  • Junwei Zhang, Yan Tung Lo, Yunlun Wu, Hao Guo#, Chuyang Tang, Gold Medal, The 5th International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada (iCAN 2020)

  • Junwei Zhang, Yan Tung Lo, Yunlun Wu, Hao Guo#, Chuyang Tang, Top 20 Best Inventions, The 5th International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada (iCAN 2020)

  • Junwei Zhang, Yan Tung Lo, Yunlun Wu, Hao Guo#, Chuyang Tang, TISIA Special Award, Toronto International Society of Innovation & Advanced Skills (TISIA), The 5th International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada (iCAN 2020)

  • Junwei Zhang, Yan Tung Lo, Hao Guo#, Chuyang Tang, the HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers, The Hong Kong Institute of Engineers

 

2019

  • Chuyang Tang, Jianqiang Wang#, Xiaonan Shi#, Zhe Yang*, Hao Guo#, Xianhui Li#, Gold Medal, 47th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva

 

2016

  • J.Y. Lee* (NTU), C.Y. Tang and F. Huo, Singapore International Water Week Best Paper Award, 2016

 

2015

  • J.Y. Lee* (NTU), C.Y. Tang and F. Huo, European Membrane Society Best Paper Award (“Fabrication of porous matrix membrane (PMM) using metal-organic framework as green template for water treatment” Scientific Reports, 4 (2014) 1-5)

 

 

Awards by students, postdocs, and/or RAPs

(Undergraduate, RPG*, post-doc/RA#, RAP@)

 

2021

  • Lu Peng*, Champion, HKU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

  • Wenyu Liu*, University Postgraduate Fellowship, the University of Hong Kong

  • Wenyu Liu*, Y S and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship, the University of Hong Kong

  • Yaowen Hu*, Y S and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship, the University of Hong Kong

  • Wulin Yang#, 海外高层次人才引进计划

  • Qian Xiao#, Hong Kong Scholar Fellowship

  • Hao Guo@, Second Generation of Desalters to Watch, Water Desalination Report

2020

  • Hao Guo#, Innovators Under 35 (Asia Pacific Region), MIT Technology

  • Lu Peng*, Champion, the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition of the Department of Civil Engineering, the University of Hong Kong

  • Wulin Yang#, Hong Kong Postdoctoral Fellowship, the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong

  • Qimao Gan*, Hong Kong Postgraduate Fellowship, the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong

  • Qimao Gan*, HKU Presidential Scholarship, the University of Hong Kong

  • Siqi Wu*, HKU Presidential Scholarship, the University of Hong Kong

 

2019

  • Ying Mei*, Excellent Teaching Assistant, the Department of Civil Engineering, the University of Hong Kong

  • Lu Peng*, Excellent Teaching Assistant, the Department of Civil Engineering, the University of Hong Kong

  • Wanbin Li#, Hong Kong Scholar Fellowship

  • Xianhui Li#, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowships, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

 

2017

  • Senlin Shao#, Hong Kong Scholar Fellowship

 

2016

  • Qianhong She* (NTU), Green Talent Award, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

 

2015

  • Xiaohua Ma#, Hong Kong Scholar Fellowship

  • Jian Yuan Lee* (NTU), North American Membrane Society Student Fellowship Award (Student: Lee Jian Yuan, Advisors: F Huo and CY Tang)

  • Jian Yuan Lee* (NTU), Euromembrane 2015 Travel Award (Student: Lee Jian Yuan, Advisors: F Huo and CY Tang)

  • Jian Yuan Lee* (NTU), Student Poster Runner Up Award, ECI Advanced Membrane Technology VI: Water, Energy, and New Frontiers, February 8-13, 2015, Sicily, Italy (“Metal-Organic Framework – Based Porous Matrix Membranes for Improving Mass Transfer in Forward Osmosis Membranes” by JY Lee, F Huo and CY Tang)

  • Jian Yuan Lee* (NTU), Shortlisted for BASF Asia Pacific PhD Challenge (Top 5 Teams), 2015, BASF Asia Pacific (Student: Lee Jian Yuan, Advisors: F Huo and CY Tang, based on the work of metal-organic framework-based environmental materials)

 

2014

  • Jian Yuan Lee* (NTU), Green Talent Award, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

 

2013

  • Qianhong She* (NTU), Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad, 2013, China Scholarship Council

  • Ye Li* (NTU), EWI PhD Scholarship, Singapore National Research Foundation

 

2012

  • Victor S.T. Sim* (NTU), Second Prize, Shell Intervarsity Student Paper Competition, (Primary Advisor Anthony G. Fane; CY Tang acted as a technical advisor on pressure retarded osmosis technology)

  • Victor S.T. Sim* (NTU), Singapore-Netherlands Sustainability Award, Singapore-Delft Water Alliance (SDWA) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Foreign Talent of The Netherlands (Primary Advisor Anthony G. Fane; CY Tang acted as a technical advisor on pressure retarded osmosis technology)

  • Jian Yuan Lee* (NTU), NTU President PhD Scholarship, Nanyang Technological University

  • Chenghong Wang (NTU), Most Popular Poster Award, Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) Programme, Nanyang Technological University

 

2010

  • Yangshuo Gu* (NTU), Environment and Water Industry PhD Scholarship, Singapore National Research Foundation

  • Xin Liu* (NTU), Environment and Water Industry PhD Scholarship, Singapore National Research Foundation

  • Dezhong Xiao (NTU), URECA Journal Award, Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) Programme, Nanyang Technological University