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工大环保讲座(六十九)—香港大学Chuyang Tang教授学术报告

2018-03-19 15:45:47人浏览

单位:环境科学与工程学院

报告题目:Ultrapermeable Membranes Coming of Age

时间:2018年3月21日上午9:30

地点:大学城广东工业大学工学3号馆209

报告人:香港大学Chuyang Tang教授

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Title:Ultrapermeable Membranes Coming of Age

Abstract:We are in an age of exponential development of high performance membranes. The emergence of novel desalting materials and fabrication methods are blooming. Aquaporin proteins, carbon nanotubes, nanoporous graphene and graphene oxide have emerged as promising candidates for high performance reverse osmosis membranes. These novel membranes can potentially offer orders of magnitude improvement over conventional thin-film composite polyamide membranes. This presentation provides a comprehensive assessment of the current progresses and challenges in synthesizing membranes with ultrapermeability.

Speaker Biography

Dr. Chuyang Y. Tang has been an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Hong Kong since 2013. Before that, he was an associate professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, where he also served as the Deputy Director of the Singapore Membrane Technology Centre. Dr. Tang obtained his PhD degree on Environmental Engineering from Stanford University in 2007. His main research interests include membrane technology, novel environmental materials, desalination and water reuse. Dr. Tang has authored/co-authored more than 180 refereed journal papers, including 20+ papers in Environ. Sci. Tech. He is one of the top cited researchers in environmental engineering. According to Google Scholar®, his works have been cited for 11918 times with an H-index of 61.