Invited by TEL Prof. ZHANG Fan, Associate Prof. Tao Yan of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Hawaii is visiting ITP this Friday and will give a talk.
Title: A system view of water bacteriological quality management: the impact of soil, sediment/sand, and aquatic vegetation on and pathogens in water
Venue：Meeting Room 915, ITP office building
Time: 3.00 pm, Friday, October 18, 2013
Introduction of Dr. Tao Yan:
Dr. Tao Yan is a tenured associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Hawaii. His research focuses on water bacteriological pollution, environmental microbiology, and biotechnology for water treatment and reuse. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles in prestigious journals, and has graduated numerous graduate students and postdoctoral research fellows. In the past five years, he has served as the principal investigator for multiple research projects funded by the US NSF, USDA, USEPA and other funding agencies, with total research expenditure exceeding $1 million dollars. He is currently a board of director member of the Chinese-American Professors in Environmental Engineering and Science, and an editorial board member of the Journal of the Korean Society of Applied Biological Chemistry.