Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Fei Xunchang
Assistant Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
 
Education
2015: PhD (Environmental Engineering), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.
2015: MSc (Civil Engineering), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.
2010: MSc (Environmental Engineering), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.
2008: BSc (Environmental Science), Tongji University, Shanghai, China

Full-time employment
July 2018 - present: Assistant Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NTU, Singapore
Oct 2016 - May 2018: Postdoctoral Fellow, Ali. I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Jan 2016 - Aug 2016: Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.

Adjunct position
Oct 2022 - present: Associate Editor, Elsevier's Waste Management Journal
July 2021 - present: Adjunct Senior Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR Research Entities, Singapore
July 2021 - present: Deputy Director, Waste for Urban Infrastructure Research Cluster, Centre for Urban Solutions, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NTU, Singapore
Apr 2019 - Dec 2021: Deputy Director, Residues & Resource Reclamation Centre, Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute, Singapore
Research topics
• Solid waste management, treatment, recovery, and reuse
• Solid waste disposal site investigation, monitoring, remediation, and mining
• Geoenvironmental engineering

Funding summary
• External grants as lead PI (as of Feb 2024): 8 grants and RCAs, totaling ~S$10,000,000
• Funding agencies and companies: NEA, A*STAR, P&G, Nestle, Ferrero, J&J, JFE, UNDP

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DotA2 Lab
 
  • “Breaking the ground” in Semakau Landfill: technological solutions for site investigation and material reuse
  • From “New Sand” to “Smart Soil” – addressing climate change and sustainability challenges [CoE Research – Young Faculty Award ]
  • Long-Term Environmental Behaviour for Treated Incineration Bottom Ash
  • Valorization of sewage sludge pyrolysis gas for solid carbon capture and storage
Awards
2023: Environmental Geotechnics Prize, Institution of Civil Engineers, the United Kingdom
2023: Research - Young Faculty Award, College of Engineering, NTU, Singapore
2022: Research Award, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NTU, Singapore
2021: Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, the United States
2018: Bright Spark Lecture Award, the 8th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
 
Courses Taught
EN0001: Sustainability Practices for Urban and Marine Environment
EN0002: Environmental Issues and Sustainability
EN2004: Geo-Environment and Soil Mechanics
EN3001: Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
EN4002: Environmental Systems Analysis
EN4105: Integrated Environment Management
CV0003: Introduction to Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
CV1711: Engineering Drawing & 3D Building Information Modelling
CV2014: Geotechnical Engineering
CV3015: Environmental Engineering
CV6502: Contaminated Site Assessment and Remediation
EM5101/9101: Environmental Quality
EM5109: Environmental Issues & Sustainability
CC0006: Sustainability: Society, Economy, and Environment
 
Supervision of PhD Students
PhD students
• Xuhong Lu (2019 - )
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Lu Xuhong

• Xiaoqing Pi (2019 - 2023)
Pi Xiaoqing

• Zhibo Zhang (2020 - )
Zhang Zhibo

• Wei Wei (2020 - )
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Wei Wei

• Yuliang Guo (2020 - )
Guo Yuliang

• Yao Wang (2022 - )
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MSc students
• Yao Wang (2020 - 2022, now PhD student in NTU, Singapore)
• Haoduo Zhao (2020 - 2022, now PhD student in University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the United States)
• Yijie Wang (2022 - )
Wang Yijie


Postdoctoral researchers
• Hongping He (2018 -2020, now Assistant Professor in Shenzhen University, China)
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He Hongping

• Siqi Tang (2019 - 2020, now Research Fellow in Peking University, China)
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Tang Siqi

• Yuanzhao Ding (2020 - 2021, now Research Fellow in National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Ding Yuanzhao

• Qinqin Chen (2020 - 2021, now Research Fellow in Tsinghua University, China)
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Chen Qinqin

• Qian Liu (2020 - )
Liu Qian

• Xiaoping Chen (2020 - )
Chen Xiaoping

• Lei Hu (2022 - )
Hu Lei

• Lee Li Yong (2022 - )
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Yong Lee Li

• Ziwen Yuan (2022 - )
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• Zhanbo Cheng (2022 - )
Google Scholar
Cheng Zhanbo

• Xiaole Zhou (2022 - )
Zhou Xiaole

• Siyu Wang (2023 - )
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Wang Siyu

Research associates
• Chen Zhou (2019 - 2020)
Zhou Chen

• Hanlu Fan (2019 - 2020)
Fan Hanlu

• Jiuwei Li (2020 - )
Li Jiuwei

• Shu Min Yang (2020 - )
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Yang Shu Min

• Linran Jia (2020 - )
Jia Linran

• Luna Gao (2020 - )
Gao Luna

• Rong Luo (2021 - )
Luo Rong

• Zihou Liu (2022 - )
Liu Zihou

• Yuzi Huang (2022 - )
Huang Yuzi

• Junjie Yang (2022 - 2023)
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Yang Junjie

• Jing Liang (2022 - )
Liang Jing

Visiting scholars
• Jun Ma (2019 - 2020, now Assistant Professor in Dalian Maritime University, China)
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Ma Jun

• Zheng Chen (2019 - 2020, now Associate Professor in Hainan University, China)
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Chen Zheng

• Lijun Han (2021 - 2022)
Han Lijun

• Xianlei Fu (2022 - 2023)
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Fu Xianlei

• Lei Wang (2023 - )
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Wang Lei