Assistant Professor School of Environmental Science and Engineering

Dr. Yuanyuan Tang is an Assistant Professor in Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech). She has got her PhD degree from The University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2012, and worked in HKU as a Postdoctoral Fellow until August 2014. She received her Master’s degree (2007) from Peking University and Bachelor’s degree (2004) degrees from Ocean University of China. At SUSTech, Dr. Tang has successfully established the “Environmental Materials” research group, leading postgraduate students and postdocs from different training background in interdisciplinary environmental research, with research interests focusing on the transformation and stabilization mechanisms of heavy metals, "waste-to-resource" options for biowastes, and the development of ceramic membrane from municipal solid waste. She has also obtained funding for over 16 research projects. Dr. Tang has published over 50 SCI journal articles, including on high-impact environmental journals, such as Environmental Science and Technology, Water Research etc. She has published 2 book chapters in the field of solid waste management and metal stabilization. She has also presented more than 50 conference papers and applied 12 patents. Dr. Tang organized “Guangdong-HK Environmental Materials Workshop in 2015”, and has been invited as keynote speaker and session chair by several international conference committees. She also got numerous awards including “Overseas High-Caliber Personnel, Shenzhen” and “The HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers” as well as “Excellent Research Award” and “Excellent Teaching Award”, and “Excellent Mentor Award” of SUSTech.

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Research

1.Transformation and stabilization mechanisms of heavy metals

2."Waste-to-resource" options for solid wastes

3.Environmental impacts of microplastics


Teaching

《Physical chemistry》、《Environmental monitoring》、《Eco material science》、《Environmental science and engineering literature retrieval and review》


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Contact Address

Wisdom Valley 2, Southern University of Science and Technology, No.1088 Xueyuan Blvd, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, P.R. China

Office Phone

0755-88015460

Email

tangyy@sustech.edu.cn

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