Professor K. Shih

Professor (Water and Environmental Engineering)
Professor Kaimin SHIH

BS, National Cheng Kung University
MS, National Cheng Kung University
MS, Stanford University
PhD, Stanford University

 

MHKIE, PE, MHKWMA, MOCEESA, MACS, MAEESP, MSETAC

 

Office: HW 6-30
Phone: +852 2859 1973
Fax: +852 2559 5337
E-mail: kshih@hku.hk
Homepage: http://web.hku.hk/~kshih/

 

Teaching Activities
  • ENGG1201 Engineering for Sustainable Development
  • CIVL1012 Environmental Engineering and Fluid Mechanics
  • CIVL3015 Solid Waste Management
  • CIVL6023 Environmental Chemistry
  • CIVL6040 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Engineering
  • CIVL6081/CIVL8011 Advanced Topics in Water and Environmental Engineering
  • ENVM7014 Environmental Quality Management

 

Research Interests
  • Stabilization of hazardous metal sludge/ashes by ceramic materials
  • Novel catalysts and membranes for water purification technology
  • Nanomaterials for sustainable solid waste and energy strategies
  • Soil contamination and remediation techniques
  • Fate and transport of pharmaceuticals and perfluorochemicals
  • Crystallographic studies for nuclear waste immobilization

 

Representative Research / Consultancy Projects
  • Fabrication of Anti-Biofouling PVDF Water Membrane through Impregnation o Alumina Nanomaterials
  • Pd-In catalyzed reduction of N-nitrosodimethylamine
  • Novel photocatalytic materials and architectures
  • Sorption of Perfluorochemicals on Sediments and Sludge of Hong Kong
  • Spinel Formation in Recycling Sludge-Incineration Ash for Fabrication of Ceramic Materials
  • Study on the Characteristics and Formation Mechanisms of Solid Deposition and
  • Marine Growth within Saltwater Mains in Hong Kong and Recommendation of Minimization Methods
  • Metakaolin Promoting Metal Incorporation under Thermal Conditions
  • KDS Micronex System for Sludge Drying

 

10 Selected Representative Publications
  • Li, H.; Zhu, L.; Wang, J.; Li, L.; Shih, K. Development of Nano-Sulfide Sorbent for Efficient Removal of Elemental Mercury from Coal Combustion Fuel Gas. Environmental Science & Technology 2016, 50, 9551-9557.
  • Tan, G. Y. A.; Lee, P.-H., Shih, K. One for All, and All for One: Exploiting Microbial Mutualism for a New Renaissance in Anaerobic Digestion. Waste Management 2016, 53, 1-2.
  • Yan, H.; Shih, K. Effects of Calcium and Ferric Ions on Struvite Precipitation: A New Assessment Based on Quantitative X-ray Diffraction Analysis. Water Research 2016, 95, 310-318.
  • Feng, Y.; Wu, D.; Deng, Y.; Zhang, T.; Shih, K. Sulfate Radical-Mediated Degradation of Sulfadiazine by CuFeO2 Rhombohedral Crystal-Catalyzed Peroxymonosulfate: Synergistic Effects and Mechanisms. Environmental Science & Technology 2016, 50, 3119-3127.
  • Su, M.; Liao, C.; Chung, K.-H.; Wey, M.-Y.; Shih, K. Cadmium Stabilization Efficiency and Leachability by CdAl4O7 Monoclinic Structure. Environmental Science & Technology 2015, 49, 11452-11459.
  • Lu, X.; Shih, K.; Liu, C.; Wang, F. Extraction of Metallic Lead from Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Funnel Glass by Thermal Reduction with Metallic Iron. Environmental Science & Technology 2013, 47, 9972-9978.
  • Tang, Y.; Lee, P.-H.; Shih, K. Copper Sludge from Printed Circuit Board Production/Recycling for Ceramic Materials: A Quantitative Analysis of Copper Transformation and Immobilization. Environmental Science & Technology 2013, 47, 8609-8615.
  • Wang, F.; Shih, K. Adsorption of Perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) on Alumina: Influence of Solution pH and Cations. Water Research 2011, 45, 2925-2930.
  • Wang, X.-M.; Li, X.-Y.; Shih, K. In-Situ Embedment and Growth of Anhydrous and Hydrated Aluminum Oxide Particles on Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Membranes. Journal of Membrane Science 2011, 368, 134-143.
  • Shih, K.; White, T. J.; Leckie, J. O. Spinel Formation for Stabilizing Simulated Ni-Laden Sludge with Aluminum-Rich Ceramic Precursors. Environmental Science & Technology 2006, 40, 5077-5083.

 

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