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建築科技與工程學系

教學人員

TEACHING AREAS

  • Integrated Solid Waste Management

  • Site Remediation and Landfill Operations

  • Environmental Soil Physics                                                                                          

  • Environmental Sampling, Monitoring and Analysis

  • Introduction to Environmental Engineering

  • Engineering Calculus

  • Urban Development in Hong Kong (Elective)

  • Environment, Development and Sustainability (Elective)

QUALIFICATIONS

2013 PhD in Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
2009 BEng in Civil and Environmental Engineering, HKUST

EMPLOYMENT

2016 - Present Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
2013 - 2016 Teaching Fellow, Faculty of Science and Technology, the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
2013 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Institute for the Environment, HKUST
2009 Research Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, HKUST

AWARDS

  • The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers Book Prize Award, Environmental Division
  • Postgraduate Studentship, HKUST
  • University Grant Council Research Travel Grant, HKUST

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

2014 - Present Certified Carbon Auditor Professional
2015 - 2016 Young Members Committee, Hong Kong Green Strategy Alliance
2014 - 2015 International Member of the Association of Energy Engineers
2013 - 2014 Member of the Hong Kong Green Building Council
2013 - 2014 Member of the Hong Kong Waste Management Association

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Sediment Bioremediation & Microbial Fuel Cell
  • Fate and Transport of Nanoparticles in Subsurface
  • Applied Environmental Nanotechnology in Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Nanomaterials for Photocatalytic Transformation of Pollutants
  • Development of Materials from Beneficial Reuse of Waste for Green Construction
  • Removal of Heavy Metals and Organic Pollutants from Contaminated Groundwater, Soil and Sediment

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Wu, B., Yan, D.Y.S., Khan, M., Zhang, Z., Lo, I.M.C. (2017) “Application of Magnetic Hydrogel for Anionic Pollutants Removal from Wastewater with Adsorbent Regeneration and Reuse” ASCE Journal of Hazardous and Toxic Waste (Accepted)
  • Liu, T.Z., Zhang, Z., Mao, Y., Yan, D.Y.S. (2016) “Induced Metal Redistribution and Bioavailability Enhancement in Contaminated River Sediment during In-situ Bio-chemical Remediation” Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23, 6352 – 6362.
  • Woon, K.S., Lo, I.M.C., Chiu, S.L.H., Yan, D.Y.S. (2016). “Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Food Waste Valorization in Producing Biogas for Various Types of Energy Use” Waste Management, 55, 290 – 295.
  • Chiu, S.L.H., Lo, I.M.C., Woon, K.S., Yan, D.Y.S. (2016). “Life Cycle Assessment of Waste Treatment Strategy for Sewage Sludge and Food Waste in Macau: Perspectives on Environmental and Energy Production Performances” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 21, 176 – 189. 
  • Lee, E, An, K.J., Hadi, P., Yan, D.Y.S. (2016) “A Mechanistic Study of In-situ Chemical Cleaning-in-place for PTFE Flat Sheet Membrane: Fouling Mitigation and Membrane Characterization.” Biofouling, 32, 301 – 312.
  • Lee, E, An, K.J., Hadi, P., Yan, D.Y.S. (2016) “Evaluation of the Foulant Removal Efficiency of the Diffusion-driven CEB for Flat Sheet Membrane” Chemical Engineering Journal, 284, 61 – 67.
  • Zhang, Z., Lo, I.M.C., Yan, D.Y.S. (2015). “A Novel Sequential Bioremediation Process for Petroleum Hydrocarbons Removal and Odor Mitigation from Contaminated Marine Sediment” Water Research, 83, 21-30.
  • Tang, Y., Yan, D.Y.S., Lo, I.M.C. (2015). “Pulverized Fuel Ash Solidification/Stabilization of Waste: Comparison between Beneficial Reuse of Contaminated Marine Mud and Sediment” Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management, 23 (3), 202-210. 
  • Yan, D.Y.S., Liu, T.Z., Lo, I.M.C. (2015). “Treatment of Urban River Contaminated Sediment with Ex-situ Advanced Oxidation Processes: Technical Feasibility, Environmental Discharges and Cost-performance analysis.” Environmental Technology (United Kingdom), 36 (16), 2060-2068.
  • Tang, S.C.N., Yan, D.Y.S., Lo, I.M.C. (2014). “Sustainable wastewater treatment using microsized magnetic hydrogel with magnetic separation technology.” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 53 (40), 15718-15724.
  • Yan, D.Y.S., Tang, Y., Lo, I.M.C. (2014). “Development of Controlled Low Strength Material Derived from Beneficial Reuse of Bottom Ash and Sediment for Green Construction.” Construction and Building Materials, 64, 201-207.
  • Tsang, D.C.W., Yan, D.Y.S., Lo, I.M.C., Yip, T.C.M. (2013). “Mechanisms of EDDS adsorption on goethite and hematite under aqueous and dehydrated conditions.” Journal of Environmental Engineering Science, 30 (12), 733-741.
  • Yan, D.Y.S. and Lo, I.M.C. (2013). “Removal Effectiveness and Mechanisms of Naphthalene and Heavy Metals from Artificially Contaminated Soil by Iron Chelate-activated Persulfate.” Environmental Pollution, 178, 15-22.
  • Lo, I.M.C., Tanboonchuy, V., Yan, D.Y.S., Grisdanurak, N. and Liao, C.H. (2012) “A hybrid approach for PAHs and metals removal from field contaminated sediment using activated persulfate oxidation coupled with chemical-enhanced washing.” Journal of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 223 (8), 4801-4811.
  • Yan, D.Y.S. and Lo, I.M.C. (2012). “Pyrophosphate coupling with chelant-enhanced soil flushing of field contaminated soils for heavy metal extraction.” Journal of Hazardous Materials, 199-200, 51-57.
  • Yan, D.Y.S. and Lo, I.M.C. (2011). “Enhanced multi-metal extraction with EDDS of deficient and excess dosages under the influence of dissolved and soil organic matter.” Environmental Pollution, 159 (1), 78-83. 
  • Yan, D.Y.S., Yip, T.C.M., Yui, M.M.T., Tsang, D.C.W. and Lo, I.M.C. (2010). “Influence of EDDS-to-metal molar ratio, solution pH, and soil-to-solution ratio on metal extraction under EDDS deficiency.” Journal of Hazardous Materials, 178 (1-3), 890-894. 
  • Yip, T.C.M., Yan, D.Y.S., Yui, M.M.T., Tsang, D.C.W. and Lo, I.M.C. (2010). “Heavy metal extraction from an artificially contaminated sandy soil under EDDS deficiency: Significance of humic acid and chelant mixture.” Chemosphere, 80 (4), 416-421. 

 

CONFERENCES

  • Yan, D.Y.S. and Lam, F.L.Y. (2015). “Development of Novel Photocatalyst for the Advanced Antibiotic Oxidation in Wastewater.” Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium, November 27, 2015, Hong Kong.
  • Liu, T., Yan, D. Y. S., Lo, I. M. C. (2014). “Remediation of Urban River Contaminated Sediment with Ex-situ Advanced Oxidation Processes: Case Study.” KoSSGE-ISEG International Conference on Soil and Groundwater Environment, April 28-30, 2014, Seoul, Korea.
  • Yan, D.Y.S. and Lo, I.M.C. (2013). “Acid-Enhanced Activated Persulfate Oxidation for PAHs and Metals Removal from Field Contaminated Sediment.” The international Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, June 18-21, 2013, Cappadocia, Turkey.
  • Yan, D.Y.S. (2012). “Future of Renewable Energy.” The Next Generation of Green Technology at ASPIRE Forum, July 12-13, 2012, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea.
  • Yan, D.Y.S., Tanboonchuy, V. and Lo, I.M.C. (2012). “Acid-Enhanced Activated Persulfate Oxidation for PAHs and Metals Removal from Field Contaminated Sediment.” The 28th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy, October 15-18, 2012, Amherst, MA.
  • Yan, D.Y.S., Lo, I.M.C., Yip, T.C.M. and Tsang, D.C.W. (2010). “Factors Affecting Metal Extraction by EDDS: EDDS-to-Metal Ratio and Solution pH.” The 11th International UFZ-Deltares/TNO Conference on Management of Soil, Groundwater & Sediments, September 22-24, 2010, Salzburg, Austria.
  • Lo, I.M.C., Yan, D.Y.S., Yip, T.C.M. and Tsang, D.C.W. (2010). “Influence of Dissolved Organic Matter on Removal of Heavy Metal from Soils.” The 11th International UFZ-Deltares/TNO Conference on Management of Soil, Groundwater & Sediments, September 22-24, 2010, Salzburg, Austria.
  • Yan, D.Y.S., Lo, I.M.C. (2010). “Metal Extraction of Contaminated Soils Using EDTA and EDDS.” The 5th International Conference on Prevention, Assessment, Rehabilitation and Development of Brownfield sites, September 14-16, 2010, Algarve, Portugal.

 

RESEARCH GRANTS

  • 2016 – 2018 Enhanced biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons and energy harvest from field contaminated marine sediment by coupling sediment microbial fuel cell with nitrate induced biostimulation. Research Grant Council – Faculty Development Scheme (HKD$ 956,440) Principal investigator: Dickson Yan

  • 2014 – 2015 International conference on food waste 2015: policy into action. Environmental and Conservation Fund (HKD$ 303,550) Co-Investigator: Dickson Yan

  • 2014 – 2015 Development of Clay-base Adsorbent for Antibiotics Removal from Wastewater. THEi Seed Grant (HKD$ 100,000) Principal investigator: Dickson Yan