Guang-Hao (GH) CHEN, PhD (Kyoto University)

Chair Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, China

Head of  The Chinese National Engineering Research Center for Heavy Metal Pollution Control & Treatment (Hong Kong Branch)

Associate Director of the Institute for the Environment (IENV), HKUST

Director of Water Technology Center, HKUST

Director of Wastewater Treatment Lab, the FYT Graduate School of HKUST, Guangzhou, China

Distinguished Fellow of IWA, Editor of Water Research, IWA Strategic Council Member, Lead Editor of IWA Book Biological Wastewater Treatment-Principles, Modelling and Design (2nd edition)   

E-mail: ceghchen@ust.hk

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Research Areas

New biological and/or chemical treatment and resource recovery technologies for sewage, leachate, industrial wastewater, sludge, food waste, etc.); moving lab studies to pilot and large-scale trial.    

International Community Services (2009~)

Selected Conference Keynote/Invited Speakers

P        Plenary Keynote Speaker of 7th IWA LET2010, June 2-4, 2010, Arizona, USA.

P        Keynote speaker of the 6th IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition, September 20-24, 2015, Beijing, China.

P        Keynote speaker of the 9th International Workshop on Innovated Anaerobic Technologies (IAT), June 11-13, 2013, Seoul, Korea.

P        Keynote Speaker of IWA Nutrient Removal and Recover Trends in NRR, September 23-25, 2012, Harbin, China.

P        Keynote Speaker of IWA Conference on Cities of the Future. September 15-19, 2011, X'ian, China.   

P        Invited speaker of the 3rd Water Research Conference, January 11-14, 2015, Shenzhen, China.

P        Invited speaker of the IWA-Japan Young Water Professionals Symposium on Classic Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies, May 28, 2015, Kyoto, Japan (other speakers: Mark van Loosdrech, Bruce Rittmann, George Ekama and Yoshimasa Watanabe).

P        Invited speaker of Workshop C on Granular Sludge Technology and Application for WEF/IWA Nutrients Removal and Recovery Conference, 28-31 July, 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

P        Invited speaker of 10th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (IWA LET2013), June 3-6, 2013, Bordaux, France.

P        Invited speaker of IWA Istanbul Conference Cities of the Future (COF2013), 15-18 September, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. 

P        Invited speaker of InnoAsia 2013, November 23, 2012, Hong Kong, China.  

P        Invited Speaker of IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, September 16-21, 2012, Busan, Korea.

P        Invited Speaker of GE-RCS International Symposium on Water Reuse, April 18-21, 2012, Shanghai, China.  

P        Invited Speaker of 4th IWA-ASPIRE Conference, October 2-6, 2011, Tokyo, Japan.

P        Session Keynote Presentation at the 8th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET2011), June 6-10 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.      

Selected Guest Lectures

P                                                          EU-UNESCO-IHE project, June 23, 2017, Varadero, Cuba.

P                                                          IWA Hong Kong AGM, June 08, 2016, Hong Kong.

P                                                          National University of Singapore, 29 June 2012 and 05 July 2012, Singapore.

P                                                          Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), March 01, 2016, Hong Kong.

P                                                          Nanyang Technological University, December 03, 2014, Singapore.

P                                                          UNESCO-IHE, October 14, Delft, the Netherlands, 2014.

P                                                          National University of Singapore, June 29, 2012, Singapore.

P                                                          Science-for-lunch talk of HKUST, 06 February 2012, Hong Kong, China.

P                                                          UNESCO-IHE, 06 June 2011, Delft, the Netherlands.

P                                                          The University of Tokyo, 09 March 2011, Tokyo, Japan.

P                                                          Fuji Electric Holding-University Hokkaido Symposium on Smart Society, 07 March 2011, Tokyo, Japan.

P                                                          IWA Hong Kong Regional Committee, 28 March 2011, Hong Kong, China.

P                                                          JICA Workshop, 20 January 2010, Tokyo, Japan.

P                                                          Tsinghua University, 09 November 2009, Beijing, China.

Selected Conference Committees

P                                                          Chair of sub-scientific committee (wastewater), 8th IWA ASPIRE, December 07-13, 2019, Hong Kong, China.

P                                                          Core programe committee member of the 15th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET), Nanjing, June 31-July 03, 2018, China.

P                                                          Co-chair of the opening plenary keynote session of the 15th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET), Nanjing, June 31-July 03, 2018, China.

P                                                          Scientific committee member of IWA Biofilms: Granular Sludge Conference 2018, March 18-21, 2018, Delft, the Netherlands.

P                                                          Chair of IAS Summit: Inventing Today Imagining Tomorrow for Water Pollution Control, 20-22 October 2016, Hong Kong, China.

P                                                          Invited Judge of poster presentations for the 7th Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) Water Convention, July 10-14, 2016, Singapore.

P                                                          Member of the program of the 6th IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition, September 20-24, 2015, Beijing, China.

P                                                          Concluding session chair of the 6th IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition, September 20-24, 2015, Beijing, China.

P                                                          Chair of the organizing committee of the 12th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET), May 30 to June 03, 2015, Hong Kong, China.

P                                                          Session chair of the 3rd Water Research Conference jointly organized by Elsevier and IWA, January 11-14, 2015, Shenzhen, China.

P                                                          Member of the scientific committee of IWA conference on Nutrient Removal and Recovery (NRR), May 2015, Gdansk, Poland.

P                                                          Organizer and chairman of IAS Symposium on Activated Sludge: Past and Future 100 Years, August 26-28, 2014, Hong Kong, China.

P                                                          Member of executive committee of WEF/IWA Nutrient Removal and Recovery 2013, July 28-31, 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

P                                                          Member of steering committee of WEF (Water Environment Federation, US) /IWA Nutrient Removal and Recovery 2013, July 28-31, 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

P                                                          Deputy convener of the 2nd UK-China Forum on Nanostructures and nanotechnologies for Water, March 22-24, 2012, Hong Kong, China.  

P                                                          Organizer of a workshop at the IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, 16-21 September 2012, Busan, Korea.

P                                                          Scientific committee member of the 10th China Japan Symposium on Water Environment, 13-14 April, 2012, Shenzhen, China.

P                                                          Scientific committee member of IWA Nutrient Recovery and Management Conference, 23-25 August, 2012, Harbin, China.

P                                                          Programme committee member of LET2011, 06-10 June 2011, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

P                                                          Scientific committee member of IW Nutrient Recovery and Management, 09-12 January, 2011, Miami, USA.

P                                                          International advisory committee member of the 4th IWA-ASPIRE, 02-06 October, 2011, Tokyo, Japan. 

P                                                          Scientific committee member of the 6th IWA Sewers and Networks conference, 07-10 November 7-10 2010, Gold Coast, Australia.

P                                                          Scientific committee member of the IWA Membrane Technology, 01-03 September 01-03 2009, Beijing, China.  

Awards

P                  2018 IWA Project Innovation bronze prize in breakthrough research.

P                  2018 Hong Kong Green Innovation Award-Gold Award.

P                  2017国届创s争奖.

P                  2012 IWA East Asia PIA honor Award (Applied Research).  

P                  2012 IWA PIA Global Grand Honor Award (Applied Research).

P                  2012 IWA Sustainability Prize Runner-up Award.

Research Accomplishments

1.                                                        Inventors and developers of SANI®, 3E-MBR®, and SUPR®, LEEO®, NIO®, and SOSA® ..

2.                                                        Chinese and international patents >20

3.                                                        SCI Journal paper >200 (Water Research papers >80). 

4.                                                        Large scale grants: RGC CRF, RGC TbRS, ITF CNERC, CNSF key research project.  

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