Chuyang Y. TANG<<The University of Hong Kong, China

Chuyang Tang is a Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Hong Kong and leads the Membrane-based Environmental & Sustainable Technology (MemBEST) group. He received his B.Eng. (First Class Honors, 2000) and M.Eng. (2001) degrees from Nanyang Technological University and his Ph.D. degree (2007) from Stanford University. Professor Tang's research focuses on membrane and filter technology, environmental materials, desalination, water reuse, resource recovery, and water-energy nexus. He has over 300 refereed publications, with a total citation of >36,000 and H-index of 105 (Google Scholar). He has been recognized as a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher since 2021. His research on membrane fouling, membrane characterization, and novel membrane materials and processes have been highly influential. Professor Tang's invention on aquaporin-based biomimetic membranes has resulted in the successful commercialization of Aquaporin Inside Membranes (AIMs) by Aquaporins Asia Singapore and has been widely recognized as a highly impactful invention in the desalination field in recent years. His series inventions on rapid water filters and reusable air filters have received international recognitions. Professor Tang is a Co-Editor of Desalination and an Editorial/Advisory Board Member of several flagship journals in relevant research areas, including Environmental Science & Technology Letters and Journal of Membrane Science. He is a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry and a Fellow of Institution of Civil Engineers. Professor Tang is a recipient of the inaugural RGC Senior Research Fellowship, the inaugural HKU Innovator Award, the HKU Outstanding Researcher Award, the CAPEES/Nanova Frontier Research Award, the International Desalination Association Water Reuse & Conservation Award for Outstanding Professional, the Singapore Ministry of National Development R&D Merit Award, the Finland Distinguished Professor Program Fellowship, and the International Desalination Association Fellowship.


Xueming Chen<<Fuzhou University, China

Prof. Xueming Chen received his PhD degree from The University of Queensland in 2017 and worked as a postdoc/Marie Curie Fellow at Technical University of Denmark from 2017 to 2020. He is currently a full professor and group leader at Fuzhou University. He has been working in the field of Environmental Engineering, with a particular interest in novel wastewater treatment technologies toward carbon neutrality and resource recovery. So far, he has published over 80 SCI papers, leading to an h-index of 26. Besides, he has been an associate editor/editorial board member for over 10 scientific journals including Science of the Total Environment and Journal of Environmental Management and served as an invited reviewer for over 30 SCI Journals.


Ajit Sarmah<<University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr. Ajit Sarmah is the professor of University of Auckland, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand1 Jul 2011 - present. PhD (Soil and Water) University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia; MS (Soil Physics) University of Queensland, Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia; MEng (Soil and Water) The Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand; Bsc.Ag.Eng (Dist), Soil and Water
The University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India. His primary scientific interests are in Biochar, Waste management, Pyrolysis, Soil water and Environmental remediation. He integrates many fields, such as Biochar and Amendment, in his works. His Waste management study incorporates themes from Modulus, Thermogravimetry, Polypropylene and Elastic modulus. His work carried out in the field of Pyrolysis brings together such families of science as Ultimate tensile strength, Charcoal, Composite number, Biocomposite and Pulp and paper industry. His studies in Soil water integrate themes in fields like Environmental chemistry and Agronomy. The Environmental chemistry study combines topics in areas such as Partition coefficient and Sorption. Ajit K. Sarmah mainly investigates Biochar, Environmental chemistry, Soil water, Sorption and Adsorption. His Biochar research includes elements of Composite material, Polypropylene and Pulp and paper industry. His Total organic carbon study in the realm of Environmental chemistry connects with subjects such as Estrone and Hexazinone. In his research on the topic of Soil water, Water content is strongly related with Agronomy. His Sorption study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Partition coefficient, Hydrophobic effect and Freundlich equation. His research in Adsorption intersects with topics in Inorganic chemistry, Zeta potential and Aqueous solution.



Copyright © ICRER 2023. All rights reserved.