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Prof. Jui-Ming Yeh

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Prof. Kuo-Lun Tung

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Prof. Duu-Jong Lee

Ph.D., Chem. Eng., National Taiwan University

Current Positions:
Dean,                     College of Engineering, National Taiwan                                              University of Technology and Science
Professor,               Dept. of Chem. Eng., National Taiwan University       
                               of Technology and Science      

Professor,               Dept. of Chem. Eng., National Taiwan University,
                              Taiwan  (1996/08~)
Specially Appointed Professor, National Taiwan University, Taiwan     
Regional Editor,       Heat Transfer-Asian Research  (2003~)
Editorial Board,        Journal of Thermal Sciences  (2002~)
Editorial Board,        Separation Science and Technology  (2003~)
Editorial Board,        Chemical Engineering Science  (2003~)
Editorial Board,        Advanced Powder Technology  (2004~)
Editorial Board,        Drying Technology  (2005~)
Editor-in-Chief,         Journal of Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers  (2006/7~)
Co-Chair,                 Specialist Group on Sludge Management, International Water Association
Chair,                      Working Task Group of Decision-Making Map, International Water
                               Association  (2002/04~)
Visiting Professor,    Tsinghua University, China  (1999/01~)
Visiting Professor,    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  (2002/06~)
Visiting Professor,    Tongji University, China  (2004/08~)
Visiting Professor,    Tianjin University, China  (2004/06~)
Adjunct Professor,    Harbin Institute of Technology, China  (2005/08~)

Honors and Awards:

Member of The Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society  (1984)

Young Researcher Award, The Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers  (1994)

Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council (1996-2001)

Award of Professor Lai Jai-Der, The Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers  (1999)

Merit Research Fellow, National Science Council, Taiwan  (2001-Present)

Youth Medal, China Youth Corps  (2002)

Ten Distinguished Young Persons, Taiwan Junior Chamber (2002) 國際青年商會中華民國總會

Best Paper Award, The Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers  (1997, 2004)

Best Paper Award, The Society of Chemical Engineering of Japan  (2003)

Best Paper Award, The Chinese Institute of Engineers  (2004)

Distinguished Engineering Professor Award, The Chinese Institute of Engineers  (2005)

Award of Professor Shih Yan-Ping, The Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers  (2006)


Membrane Fouling and Control
Hydrogen Economy



Research Fields

Membrane Separation:

The major research fundamentals focus on the control of protein adsorption behavior form the chemical properties and physical structures of membrane surface. We currently concentrate on the development of low-fouling membranes of protein separation.

Fouling Layer on Membrane:

This project aims at developing scheme to probe the 3D distributions of organic foulants in the fouling layer on membrane. Multiple staining technique together with specific primers hybridization provides chance to visualize how fouling layer is packed on membrane.

Aerobic Granule-Membrane Bioreactor:

This project is to develop a new process combining the aerobic granules process and membrane bioreactor process, in order to produce high quality effluent without threat of membrane fouling.


Hydrogen Economy:

This project is to develop an economy-wide, general equilibrium model for evaluating impacts brought by transition from carbon to hydrogen economy.Foulant on the MBR membrane are also identified by the above molecular biotechnologies.

Potential Applications of Research

Enhanced Membrane Control Technique

Efficient Water Reclamation from Wastewater

Policy of Hydrogen Energy Applications and Economy Development

Selected Publications:

Y.C. Juang, S.S. Adav, DJ. Lee, J.Y. Lai, "Influence of internal biofilm growth on residual permeability loss in aerobic granular membrane bioreactors," Environ. Sci. & Tech., 44, 1267-1273 (2010) 

S.S. Adav, D.J. Lee, J.Y. Lai, "Aerobic granules with inhibitory strains and role of extracellular polymeric substances," J. Hazard. Mater., 174, 424-428 (2010)

S.S. Adav, D.J. Lee, J.Y. Lai, "Potential cause of aerobic granular sludge breakdown at high organic loading rates," Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 85, 1601-1610 (2010)

S.S. Adav, D.J. Lee, J.Y. Lai, "Microbial community of acetate utilizing denitrifiers in aerobic granules," Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 85, 753-762 (2010)

S.S. Adav, D.J. Lee, J.Y. Lai, "Enhanced biological denitrification of high concentration of nitrite with spplementary carbon source," Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 85, 773-778 (2010)




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