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Department of Environment

Academic Staff

Dr PAN Min, Livia

Lecturer

Email liviapm@thei.edu.hk

Dr PAN Min, Livia

Dr. Livia PAN obtained her Ph.D in 2016 in The Chinese University of Hong Kong with the study entitled “Fate of antibiotics in soil and their uptake by edible crops”, which focused on the environmental hazards and risks, as well as human and nature relationship. She is a Teaching Fellow in the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong and her research is mainly focused on environmental pollution and soil science. Most of her articles have been published in the top tier international refereed journals such as “Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry”, “Environmental Pollution”, “Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety”, etc.

TEACHING AREAS

  • Soil and Environment

  • Resource and Environment

  • Principles of Botany

  • Plant Nutrition

  • Organic Farming
  • Urban Tree Risk Management
  • Arboricultural Practice
  • Plant Physiology

 

QUALIFICATIONS

2012-2016   Ph.D of Environmental Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

2007-2011   Bachelor of Environmental Science, South China Agricultural University (SCAU)

 

EMPLOYMENT

  • Teaching Fellow, Horticulture and Landscape Management, Faculty of Design and Environment, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

 

RESEARCH, ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS, PUBLIC LECTURES

  • Pan, Min. “Biochar adsorption of antibiotics and its implications to remediation of contaminated soil”. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 2020. 231, 221.

  • Pan, Min., Chu, L.M. “Occurrence of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes in soils from wastewater irrigation areas in the Pearl River Delta region, southern China”. Science of Total Environment, 2018. 624, 145-152.
  • Pan, Min., Chu, L.M. “Transfer of antibiotics from wastewater or animal manure to soil and edible crops. Environmental Pollution, 2017. 231, 829-836.
  • Pan, Min., Chu, L.M. “Fate of antibiotics in soil and their uptake by edible crops- a review”. Science of Total Environment, 2017. 599-600, 500-512.
  • Pan, Min., Chu, L.M. “Leaching behavior of veterinary antibiotics in animal manure-applied soils”. Science of Total Environment, 2017. 579, 466-473.
  • Pan, Min., Chu, L.M. “Adsorption and degradation of five selected antibiotics in agricultural soil”. Science of Total Environment, 2016. 545-546, 48-56.
  • Pan, Min., Chu, L.M. “Phytotoxicity of Veterinary Antibiotics on Seed Germination and Root Elongation of Crops”. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2016. 126, 228-237.
  • Pan, Min., Wong, K.C., Chu, L.M. “Distribution of antibiotics in wastewater-irrigated soils and their accumulation in vegetable crops in the Pearl River Delta, southern China”. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2014. 62, 11062-11069.

PUBLIC SPEECH, LECTURES & SEMINARS

Pan, M. & Chu, L.M. Distribution and translocation of erythromycin in wastewater irrigated soils and vegetable crops. 2014 International Symposium on Environment and Health, 4-5 July 2014, Beijing, China. 

GRANTS AND PROJECTS

The Effect of Biosolid on Ornamental Plant and Soil in Hong Kong

Sponsor: Thei Seed Grant
Period: 8/2020 – 7/2021
Funding: HK$80,000

 

Effects of sewage sludge-Chinese medicinal herbal residue-biochar amendment on antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes in agricultural soil and plants.

Sponsor: RGC

Period: 1/2019 – 6/2012

Funding: HK$782,942