Principal Investigator

Prof. Chuyang Y. Tang

Professor of Water and Environmental Engineering

Inaugural RGC Senior Research Fellow

Inaugural HKU Innovator Award

Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

Office: HW 619B, Haking Wong Building

Tel: +852-28591976          Fax: +852-25595337 

Email: tangc@hku.hk

 

Education

BEng (First Class Honors), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
MEng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
PhD, Stanford University, U.S.

 

Research interests

Membrane technology; Desalination; Water reuse; Water and wastewater treatment; Resource recovery; Clean energy production; Nano-/bio-technology enhanced separation; Water chemistry

Current Members

Research Staff

 

Dr. Hao Guo

Research Assistant Professor

BEng, Wuhan University of Technology, China

MEng, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

PhD, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Tel: 852-28578470     

Email: guohao7@hku.hk

Dr. Zhe Yang

Research Assistant Professor

BEng, East China University of Science and Technology, China

MSc, University of Missouri-Columbia, U.S.

PhD, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Tel: 852-28578470    Email: zheyang@connect.hku.hk

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Dr. Shuang Zheng

Research Assistant Professor

B. S. Jilin University, China
PhD, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Tel: 852-90971591     

Email: zhengsh@hku.hk

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Dr. Peng-Fei Sun

Postdoc Fellow

BEng, Anhui University of Science and Technology, China
MEng, Anhui University of Science and Technology, China
PhD, Korea University, Korea

Email: pfsun@hku.hk

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Dr. Lu Elfa Peng

RGC Postdoc Fellow

BEng, Hunan University, China

MSc, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

PhD, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

 

Email: elfapeng@connect.hku.hk

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Dr. Qian Xiao

Hong Kong Scholar (香江学者)

BEng, Chongqing University, China

PhD, Tongji University, China

 

Email: xiaoqianliao2014@163.com

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Dr. Ruiting Liu

Postdoc Fellow

BEng, Northeastern University, China

MEng, Shandong University, China

PhD, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

 

Email: ruiting@hku.hk

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Dr. Hai Zhu

Postdoc Fellow

BEng, Wuhan Institute of Technology, China

MEng, Hubei University, China

PhD, China University of Geosciences, China

 

Email: zhuhai@hku.hk

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Dr. IQBAL Mohammad Irfan 

Postdoc Fellow

BEng, Ahsanullah University of Science & Technology, Bangladesh

MEng, Wuhan Textile University, China

PhD, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China 

 

Email: irfan.iqbal@connect.polyu.hk 

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Dr. Lingyue Zhang

Postdoc Fellow

BEng, Jilin University, China
PhD, Tsinghua University, China

 

Email: zly17@hku.hk

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Dr. Yan Guo

Postdoc Fellow

BEng, Chang’an University, China
PhD, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Research Assistant, Tsinghua University

 

Email: guoyan22@hku.hk

Graduate Students

Mr. Li Long

PhD Candidate (2019- )

BEng, Wuhan University, China

MEng, Wuhan University, China

 

Email: longli@connect.hku.hk

Mr. Shenghua Zhou

PhD Candidate (2019- )

BEng, Qingdao University of Science and Technology, China

MEng, Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, University of Chinese Academy of Science, China

 

Email: shenghuazhou@connect.hku.hk

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Ms. Li Wang

PhD Candidate (SUSTC-HKU, 2019- )

BEng, Ocean University of China, China

MEng, Ocean University of China, China

 

Email: wangchl@hku.hk

Mr. Li Wang

PhD Candidiate (2020- )

BEng, Central South University of Forestry and Technology, China

MEng, Shenzhen University, China

 

Email: wlhku@connect.hku.hk

Mr. Qimao Gan

PhD Candidate (2020- )

BEng, Wuhan University, China

MEng, Zhejiang University, China

 

Email: u3007354@connect.hku.hk

Ms. Siqi Wu

PhD Candidate (2020- )

BSc, Nankai University, China

BEng, Tianjin University (Joint Degree), China

 

Email: siqiwu@connect.hku.hk

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Mr. Bowen Gan

PhD Candidate (2021- )

BEng, Changsha University, China

MEng, Zhejiang University of Technology, China

 

Email: bowengan@connect.hku.hk

Ms. Wenyu Liu

PhD Student (2021- )

BEng, Zhejiang University, China
MSc, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.

 

Email: wenyuliu@connect.hku.hk

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Ms. Ke Jiang

PhD Student (2021- )

BSc, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
MSc, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
, China

 

Email: kjiang_2021@connect.hku.hk

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Ms. Yaowen Hu

PhD Student (2021- )

BEng, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

 

Email: yaowenhuhyw@connect.hku.hk

Ms. Chenyue Wu

PhD Student (2022-)

BEng, Chang'an University, China

MSc, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

 

Email: chenyuew@connect.hku.hk

Ms. Ruiying Li

PhD Student (2022-)

BEng, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology

MSc, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology

 

Email: lry223@connect.hku.hk

 

Alumni

Former Graduate Students (HKU)

@ The University of Hong Kong
Dr. Lu Elfa Peng, PhD (2017-2021)
Current Position: Postdoc Fellow, The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Ying Mei, PhD (2015-2019)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Beijing Normal University (Zhuhai)

Dr. Zhe Yang
, PhD (2014-2018)
Current Position: Research Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Hao Guo
, PhD (2013-2017)
Current Position: Research Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong

@ Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. Minmin Zhang, PhD (2011-2016) 
Current Position: Lecturer, School of Petrochemical Engineering & Environment, Xiamen University, China

Dr. Jian Yuan Lee, PhD (2011-2015, co-advised by Prof. CY Tang and Prof. FW Huo) 
Current Position: Head (Training Course & Curriculum Development), Advanced Manufacturing Training Academy, Singapore

Dr. Yiben Gao, PhD (2011-2014) 
Current Position: Patent Examiner, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) International, Singapore

Dr. Yangshuo Gu, PhD (2010-2014)
Current Position: Senior Engineer, Public Utilities Board, Singapore 

Dr. Yang Zhao, PhD (2011-2014)
Current Position: Head of R&D Asia, Aquaporin Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore

Dr. Xin Liu, PhD (2010-2014) & MSc (2009-2010)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Dr. Saren Qi, PhD (2010-2014)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Dr. Qianhong She, PhD (2010-2013) & MPhil (2007-2009)
Current Position: Assistant Professor, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

Dr. Jing Wei, PhD (2009-2013)
Current Position: Professor, School of Environmental & Safety Engineering, Jiangsu University, China

Dr. Shan Zou, PhD (2008-2014)
Current Position: Design Director - China, E2Designlab Consulting, Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Thanh Van Do, PhD (2007-2012, co-advised by Prof. CY Tang & Prof. JO Leckie (Stanford)) & Research Fellow (2012-2103)
Current Position: Lecturer, Ho Chi Minh University, Vietnam (note: migrated to Canada)

Dr. Yining Wang, PhD (2007-2011) & Research Fellow (2011-2013)
Current Position: Senior Research Fellow, the Singapore Membrane Technology Centre, Singapore

Former Postdocs, Research Assistants, & Research Interns

@ The University of Hong Kong
Dr. Fei Wang, Postdoc (2021-2022)
Current Position: Research Assistant Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

Dr. Wanbin Li, Hong Kong Scholar Fellow (2020-2022)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Jinan University

Dr. Wulin Yang, Postdoc (2019-2021)

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Peking University

Dr. Chenxiao Jiang
, Postdoc (2019-2020)
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Science and Technology of China

Dr. Senlin Shao, Hong Kong Scholar Fellow (2018-2020)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Wuhan University

Mr. Junwei Zhang, Undergraduate Research Intern (2018-2021)
Current Position: Postgraduate Student, UC Berkeley, USA 

Dr. Xianhui Li, Postdoc (2017-2019)
Current Position: Professor, Guangdong University of Technology

Dr. Zhikan Yao
, Postdoc (2015-2019)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Zhejiang University 

Dr. Weihua Qing
, Postdoc (2015-2019)
Current Position: Postdoc Fellow, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Mr. Yifan Wu
, Research Assistant (2017-2018)
Current Position: PhD Student, The University of Hong Kong 

Dr. Xiaohua Ma, Hong Kong Scholar Fellow (2016-2018)

Current Position: Associate Professor, East China University of Science and Technology

M
s. Xiaonan Shi, Research Assistant (2015-2017)
Current Position: PhD Student, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Ms. Ye Han, Research Assistant (2015-2016)

Current Position: Sustainability Specialist, M Moser Associates

Dr. Man Chen, Postdoc (2015-2016)

Current Position: Lecturer, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University

Dr. Jianqiang Wang
, Postdoc (2014-2017)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, University of Chinese Academy of Science

@ Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. Dianxun Hou, Project Officer (2012-2013)
Current Position: Co-founder & CTO, WaterNova Group, Broomfield, USA 

Dr. Gang Chen, Research Fellow (2012-2013)
Current Position: Associate Professor at Wenzhou University, China

Dr. Yan Zhang, Research Fellow (2011-2013)
Current Position: Associate Professor, School of Water Conservancy & Civil Engineering, Northeast Agricultural University, China 

Dr. Fanfan Pan, Project Officer (2011-2013)
Current Position: Lecturer, School of Government, Central University of Finance and Economics, China

Dr. Weiyi Li, Research Fellow (2010-2013)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Dr. Xue Jin, Research Fellow (2010-2012)
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, USA 

Dr. Ning Ma, Research Fellow (2010-2012)
Current Position: Deputy Chief Engineer & Professor, Beijing Water Science & Technology Institute, China

Dr. Junhong Shan, Research Fellow (2010-2012)
Current Position: Research Manager, Environment and Water Industry (EWI) under the Singapore National Research Foundation

Dr. Changquan Qiu, Research Fellow (2009-2011)
Current Position: Deputy Director, Shanghai Energy New Materials Technology Co. Ltd., China 

Mr. Dezhong Xiao, Undergraduate Research Intern (2009-2011)
Current Position: Manager, Amane Advisors

Former Distinguished Visiting Scholar

Prof. Zhiwei Wang, Visiting Professor (2015)
Current Position: Professor & Dean, School of Environmental Engineering, Tongji University

Former Visiting Scholars & Students

@ The University of Hong Kong
Prof. Jianhua Qiu
, Visiting Scholar (2021.10-2022.10)
Current Position: Professor & Associate Dean, Guangxi Normal University

Dr. Ruobin Dai, Visiting PhD student (2021)
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Tongji University

Ms. Ziran Su, Visiting PhD Student (2021)
Current Position: PhD student, 
Technical University of Denmark

Mr. Bowen Gan, Visiting Master Student (2019)
Current Position: PhD student, The University of Hong Kong

Mr. Peng-Fei Sun
, Visiting PhD Student (2019)
Current Position: Postdoc Fellow, The University of Hong Kong

Prof. Yiliang Chen, Visiting Scholar (2017-2018)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Nanjing Forestry University

Prof. Linghui Wang
, Visiting Scholar (2018)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Ningbo University of Technology

Prof. Junxia Liu, Visiting Scholar (2017)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Guangdong University of Technology

Dr. Raimon Pares Viader
, Visiting PhD Student (2015)
Current Position: Senior Scientist, GlycoSpot

@ Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. Xinhua Wang, Visiting Scholar (2014-2015)
Current Position: Professor, School of Environment and Civil Engineering, Jiangnan University

Dr. Shuaifei Zhao, Visiting Scholar (2013)
Current Position: Research Fellow, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University