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建筑科技与工程学系

教学人员

TEACHING AREAS

  • Industrial Wastewater Treatment
  • Biological Wastewater Engineering
  • Water & Wastewater Engineering
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environment, Development and Sustainability
  • Environmental Policy and Legislations
  • Introduction to Environmental Economics
  • Introduction to Evnironmental Engineering
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management
  • Heat/Mass Transfer and Energy Efficiency
  • Carbon Management for Engineers
  • Molecular Biology
  • Elements of Food Engineering
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Ecology
  • Industry-Based Student Project
  • Final Year Project I/II
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Occupational Safety and Health Training

QUALIFICATIONS

2006 PhD (Biology), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2002 M.Phil (Biology), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2000 BSc (Hons) (Environmental Science), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

EMPLOYMENT

2020 - Present Lecturer I(Faculty of Science and Technology, THEi)
2018 - 2020 Teaching Fellow I (Faculty of Science and Technology, THEi)
2015 - 2018 Teaching Fellow II (Faculty of Science and Technology, THEi)
2006 - 2014 Deputy Principal Scientist (Geneharbor (Hong Kong) Biotechnologies Ltd.)
2002 - 2005 Teaching Assistant (Department of Biology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
2000 - 2002 Teaching Assistant (Department of Biology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

RESEARCH GRANTS (Principal Investigator)

  • 2023 - 2025, Research Grants Council-Faculty Development Scheme (RGC/FDS), Feasibility study on innovative hybrid wastewater treatment design for achieving carbon and energy neutrality by using forward osmosis-anaerobic membrane bioreactor (FO-AnMBR) with microalgae post-treatment. (HK$1,439,096) 
  • 2021 - 2023, Research Grants Council-Faculty Development Scheme (RGC/FDS), A study of a highly efficient carbon capture and utilization (CCU) approach for microalgae biofixation of CO2 enhanced by recombinant carbonic anhydrase immobilized onto magnetic nanocomposites. (HK$1,226,387) 
  • 2020 - 2021, Research Grants Council-Faculty Development Scheme (RGC/FDS), Development of an energy efficient-rapid microalgae cells harvesting and disruption method to facilitate the downstream processing of biofuel production by using a novel synthesized cationic polymer coated magnetic nanocomposites. (HK$806,250) 
  • 2018 - 2019, Research Grants Council-Faculty Development Scheme (RGC/FDS), Study of a low energy input-high water recovery wastewater treatment technology by forward osmosis (FO) using a novel FO draw solution synthesized with hydrophilic and magnetic nanoparticles (MNP). (HK$860,268) 

RESEARCH GRANTS (Co-investigator or Project team member)

  • 2019 - 2021, Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS), Enhancing Learning Experience of Engineering Students in Technical English Communication. (HK$2,039,920) (Project team member) 
  • 2017 - 2018, THEi-Seed Grant, Bio-renewable vehicular fuels from wood waste in Hong Kong – a novel catalytic system (HK$76,920) (Co-investigator)
  • 2015 - 2018, Research Grants Council-Institutional Development Scheme (RGC/IDS), Research on Sustainable Living: Phase One of the Capacity Building Plan. ($5,000,000). (Project team member)
  • 2013 - 2015, Innovation Technology Fund-Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme (ITF-SERAP) granted to Geneharbor (HK) Biotechnologies Limited, Novel, Efficient, Economical and Environmentally Friendly Manufacture of Coenzymes Essential to Pharmaceutical and Biotechnological Industries. (HK$3,500,000) (Co-investigator)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Wastewater Treatment Processes
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Membrane Separation Technology
  • Chemicals/Proteins Separation and Downstream Purification

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

  • Lo C.L. and *Chan C.Y. Removal of Textile Azo Dyes by Newly Synthesized Magnetic Biocomposites, THEi Student Applied Research Presentations 2021. Hong Kong, 10 August 2021. (poster presentation). (*corresponding author)
  • CHAN C.Y. Wastewater Treatment and Water Recovery by Forward Osmosis (FO) using Magnetic Nanoparticles as Draw Solution. The 5th ICSTR Singapore - International Conference on Science & Technology Research. Scientific & Technical Research Association (STRA). Singapore. 26-27, March 2021. (oral presentation). 
  • Chan L.H.D. and *Chan C.Y. Development of a Biosensor for Real-time Analysis and Detection of Environmental Pollutants. AETI 2019 Student Applied Research, International Conference on Applied Education, Technology and Innovation, Hong Kong, 16-18 April 2019. (Abstract). (*corresponding author)
  • Chan C.Y. and *Wong P.K. Integrated Photocatalytic-Biological Treatment of Triazine-Containing Pollutants. The 4th International Conference on Contaminated Land, Ecological Assessment and Remediation. Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. 16-18, August 2018. (oral presentation) (*corresponding author)
  • Tan E.X.R., Siddiq S.A.B., *Handojo D.U., Poon S.H., Lo L.Y. and *Chan C.Y. Potential Usage of Algal Biomass for Wastewater Treatment. Outstanding STEM Student Project Showcase, International STEM students’ Forum 2017, Hong Kong, 16-17 June 2017. (poster presentation). (*corresponding author)
  • Tan E.X.R., Siddiq S.A.B., Ding B., Fong S.T., *Handojo D.U., Chow T.Y., Poon S.H., Lo L.Y. and *Chan C.Y. Potential Usage of Algal Biomass for Wastewater Treatment. Joint VTC and Overseas Partners STEM Student Project Presentation. International STEM students’ Forum 2017, Hong Kong, 16-17 June, 2017. (oral presentation). (*corresponding author)
  • Chan C.Y. and *Wong P.K. Treatment of Triazine-containing Organic Compounds by Photocatalytic Oxidation. International Conference on Environmental and Public Health Management: Persistent Toxic Substances. Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. 17-19, November 2004. (oral presentation) (*corresponding author)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Chan K.S., Suen D.W.S., Tsang C.W., Wong K.W., Liu Y.M., Wong C.W. and Chan C.Y. 2022.Wastewater Treatment and Water Recovery by Forward Osmosis (FO) using Magnetic Nanoparticles as Draw Solution. Journal of Visualized Experiments. (under review)
  • Chan C.Y., Chan H.S. and Wong P.K. 2019. Integrated photocatalytic-biological treatment of triazine-containing pollutants. Chemosphere. 222: 371-380.
  • Jin S., Guan W., Tsang C.W., Yan D.Y.S., Chan C.Y. and Liang C. 2017. Enhanced hydroconversion of lignin-derived oxygen containing compounds over bulk nickel catalysts though Nb2O5 modification. Catalysis Letters. DOI 10.1007/s10562-017-2085-6.
  • Yu Y., Yu J.C., Chan C.Y., Che Y.K., Zhao J.C., Ding L., Ge W.K. and Wong P.K. 2005. Enhancement of adsorption and photocatalytic activity of TiO2 by using carbon nanotubes for the treatment of azo dye. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 61:1-11.
  • Chan C.Y., Tao S., Dawson R. and Wong P.K. 2004. Treatment of atrazine by integrating photocatalytic and biological processes. Environmental Pollution. 131: 45-54.
  • Chan C.Y., Wong K.H., Qian P.Y. and Wong P.K. 2004. Isolation and characterization of an aerobic cyanuric acid-utilizing bacterium. In Ujang Z. and Henze M. (eds). Water and Environmental Management Series. Environmental Biotechnology: Advancement in Water and Wastewater Applications in the Tropics. International Water Association (IWA). London. pp. 331-338.

INVITED TALK / NEWSPAPER / MEDIA INTERVIEW

  • THEi Internal RGC 2021 Information Session-Experience Sharing "Write to Succeed", 10 November 2020.
  • Media Interview: Testing the properties of difference brands/grades of olive oil and investigate the cooling effects of different coating materials (local newspaper), 15 Jun 2016.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Editorial Services: Guest Editor, Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE)(2021)
  • Member, the International Water Association (IWA)
  • Member, Scientific and Technical Research Association (STRA)
  • Project Team Member, Research Centre for Waste and Resource Management at THEi