Assistant Professor Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

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E4 07-17

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  • PhD (Chem / NGS) National University of Singapore, 2012
  • BSc (Polymer) Fudan University, 2008

Awards and Honours

  • Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors’ Award (Merit), 2014
  • Student Travel Award by European Membrane Society, 2011

Research Interests

  • Membrane science and technology
  • 2D materials and 2D composite membranes
  • Desalination and water treatment
  • Energy and environment

Selected Publications

S. Zhang, T.S. Chung, Osmotic power production from seawater brine by hollow fiber membrane modules: Net power output and optimum operating conditions, AICHE J 62 (2015) 1216-1225.

S. Zhang, P. Wang, X.Z. Fu, T.S. Chung, Sustainable Water Recovery from Oily Wastewater via Forward Osmosis–Membrane Distillation (FO-MD), Water Res. 52 (2014) 112-121.

S. Zhang, T.S.Chung, Minimizing the instant and accumulative effects of salt permeability to sustain ultrahigh osmotic power density, Environ. Sci. Technol. 47 (2013) 10085–10092.

S. Zhang, R. Zhang, Y. C. Jean, D. R. Paul, T. S. Chung, Cellulose esters for forward osmosis: characterization of water and salt transport properties and free volume, Polymer 53 (2012) 2664–2672.

S. Zhang, K. Y. Wang, T. S. Chung, H. M. Chen, Y.C. Jean, G. Amy, Well-constructed cellulose acetate membranes for forward osmosis: minimized internal concentration polarization with an ultra-thin selective layer, J. Membr. Sci. 360 (2010) 522–535.