Dr. Shang-Lien Lo

Climate Resilient Urban Nexus: Operationalizing the Food-Water-Energy Nexus and Taiwan Urban Living Lab

Dr. Shang-Lien Lo is a Distinguished Professor of the Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering at National Taiwan University (NTU). He graduated from NTU in 1975 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and entered the graduate program at NTU to receive his M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering (1983). Upon graduation, he became an associate professor at NTU. He then conducted postdoctoral research at Stanford University from 1985-1987 and received tenure at NTU in 1989. He was the Director of Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering at NTU during 1996 – 2002. He has contributed greatly to the establishing curricular programs and course syllabi of fields of environmental planning and management during this period. Professor Lo has made long term and significant contributions in water and environmental research and engineering, especially in water resources and water quality treatment, decomposition of chlorinated and perfluorinated compounds, treatment of wastewater and heavy metal-containing sludge, microwave pyrolysis of biomass waste, and environment and ecosystem management. Prof Lo’s research achievement has been receiving many academic honors, including Outstanding Research Award and Distinguished Research Medal from NSC; Outstanding Engineering Professor Medal; Ho Chin Tui Outstanding Env. Technology Prize; ICCE Fellow; CICHE Fellow; Y.Z. Hsu Scientific Chair Professor; Environmental Protection Medal, Taiwan EPA; IWA Distinguished Fellow; TECO Technology Award; BCEEM; D.WRE; ASCE Fellow; IETI Distinguished Fellow and Academician of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.