Prof. Chin Pao
(C. P.) Huang

Some recent examples on the application of aqueous interfacial chemistry in water purification

Prof. Chin Pao (C. P.) Huang is the Donald C. Phillips Professor and the Francis Alison Professor at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, USA. Prof. Huang received his BS degree in civil engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1965. He earned a MS degree in environmental engineering and a Ph. D. degree in aquatic chemistry from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, in 1967 and 1971, respectively. Prof. Huang has advised the thesis research of over 50 Ph. D. and 70 MS students in addition to mentor a dozen of post doctors. Prof. Huang’s research expertise is in the thermodynamics and kinetics of chemical reactions in aqueous solutions. His recent research interests are advanced oxidation processes, environmental electrochemistry, and environmental nanotechnology. Prof. Huang has published over 300 refereed journal publications with an h-index of 86 and 28393 total citations on his scholarly work. Among his many honors and awards, Prof. Huang has received the legendary Gordon Maskew Fair Medal from Water Environment Federation and legendary Gordon Maskew Fair Award from American Academics of Environmental Engineers and Scientists in recognition of his contributions in research and education of future environmental engineers. Prof. Huang has also received the Life-time Achievement Award from the Asian-Americans Engineers of the Year Organization.