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Chinese Name : 曾耀輝

Variants : Tsang, Y. F.


Dr Yiu Fai Tsang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Science and Environmental Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). He received his BEng and PhD in Environmental Engineering from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Prior to joining EdUHK, he was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and a Research Fellow in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at PolyU. Currently, he is the Editor-in-Chief of Energy & Environment (SAGE), Subject Editor of Process Safety and Environmental Protection (Elsevier), Associate Editor of Water Science and Technology (IWA), and Editorial Board Member of Chemical Engineering Journal (Elsevier) and Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology (Taylor & Francis). He also received the President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Research (Research Excellent Award) from EdUHK in 2017/18.


Research interests

  • Wastewater Treatment and Bioremediation
  • Resource and Energy Recovery from Organic Waste
  • Microbial CO2 Fixation
  • Removal of Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care Products (PPCPs) and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)
  • Odour Pollution Control

Professional information

Scopus ID : 22954605700

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Pyrolysis Engineering & Materials Science
Carbon Monoxide Chemical Compounds
Straw Engineering & Materials Science
pyrolysis Earth & Environmental Sciences
Wastewater Engineering & Materials Science
microbial community Earth & Environmental Sciences
Wastewater treatment Engineering & Materials Science
Carbon Chemical Compounds

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Research Outputs 2005 2020

Effect of phenolic acids derived from rice straw on Botrytis cinerea and infection on tomato

HOU, R., SHI, J., MA, X., WEI, H., HU, J., TSANG, Y. F. & GAO, M-T., 14 Jan 2020, In : Waste and Biomass Valorization.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Instant Catapult Steam Explosion: A rapid technique for detoxification of aflatoxin-contaminated biomass for sustainable utilization as animal feed

XIE, H., LI, Z., WANG, Z., MAO, G., ZHANG, H., WANG, F., CHEN, H., YANG, S., TSANG, Y. F., LAM, S. S., SONG, A. & ZHANG, Z., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 120010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive review of anaerobic digestion of organic solid wastes in relation to microbial community and enhancement process

WANG, NX., LU, XY., TSANG, Y. F., MAO, Y., TSANG, C-W. & YUENG, V. A., Jan 2019, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 99, 2, p. 507-516

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solid Waste
solid wastes
organic wastes
anaerobic digestion
microbial communities
1 Citation (Scopus)

Adsorptive removal of Sb(III) from wastewater by environmentally-friendly biogenic manganese oxide (BMO) materials: Efficiency and mechanisms

WANG, H., LV, Z., SONG, Y., WANG, Y., ZHANG, D., SUN, Y., TSANG, Y. F. & PAN, X., Apr 2019, In : Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 124, p. 223-230

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manganese oxide
manganese oxide

Analysis of fatty acids in mouse tissue via in situ transmethylation with biochar

LEE, J., TSANG, Y. F., OH, J-I., HONG, S., KIM, C. & KWON, E. E., Aug 2019, In : Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 41, 4, p. 1723–1728

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatty acids
Fatty Acids
fatty acid