Prof. Dan Tsang

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2019

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2009

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Academic Positions

Professor

Associate Professor                                                                                                     

Assistant Professor                                                                                                       

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Honorary Professor

Sustainable Minerals Institute, University of Queensland, Australia 

Visiting Professor

Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

IMETE Visiting Scholar                                                                                                 

Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Belgium

Visiting Scholar                                                                                                            

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, USA

Senior Lecturer                                                                                                             

Lecturer                                                                                                                       

Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Post-Doctoral Fellow                                                                                                      

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK

Post-Doctoral Fellow                                                                                                     

Institute for the Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK

2021 – present

2017 – 2021

2012 – 2017

2019 – present

2018 – present

 

Nov 2015

Jan–Feb 2011, Jul–Aug 2012, Jun–Aug 2013

2011 –2012

2008 –2010

 

2007 –2008

 

2006 –2007

Our research emphasizes a strong link to societal needs and real-life environmental challenges. We strive to advance our fundamental knowledge and develop carbon-negative engineering solutions to actualize Carbon Neutrality and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We perform interdisciplinary and translational research in engineered systems, such as,

  • Value-added utilization of food waste, yard waste, agro-waste, manure, sludge, and CO2 emission

  • Sustainable and green remediation of hazardous waste and contaminated soil/sediment

  • Stormwater harvesting and industrial wastewater treatment for resilient water cycles

#carbon neutrality 

#biochar 

#yard waste 

#food waste 

#green remediation 

#water resilience 

 

[88 articles selected as Highly Cited Papers (Top 1%) in

Web of Science as at July 2022]

 

[Selected as Highly Cited Researchers 2021 

in the academic fields of (i) Engineering (ii) Environment and Ecology]

 

"Of the world’s population of scientists and social scientists,

Highly Cited Researchers are 1 in 1,000." (Clarivate, 2021)

Recent Updates

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Books

Journal Covers

Industry Collaboration

Professional Recognition

Student Achievements

Societal Impact

International Conferences

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Research Interests

Education

PhD in Civil Engineering                                                      The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK

 

BEng in Civil and Structural Engineering

Minor in Social Science (Dean's Award)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK

Professional Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching           The University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv)                            Society of Environmental Engineers, UK

Contact Me

ZS946, 9/F, Block Z, Phase 8, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

dan.tsang@polyu.edu.hk  |  Tel: 852-2766-6072