Academic Profile

• Deputy Director, SMTC, NEWRI, NTU (2015 – Present)
• Assistant Professor, School of CEE, NTU (2014 – Present)
• Senior Research Fellow (2011 – 2014) & Research Fellow (2008 – 2011), SMTC, NEWRI, NTU
• PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2008)
• BEng (Chem. Eng.), University of New South Wales, Australia (1999)
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Assoc Prof Chong Tzyy Haur
Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Membrane Process Intensification: Engineering for Efficiency and Sustainability in Water-Energy-Environment Nexus
• Desalination and reclamation, water and wastewater treatment, industrial applications
• Membrane fouling mechanisms, control strategies and fouling sensors
• Process intensification, enhanced module and system design
• Hybrid membrane chemical and bio-reactors
  • Development of Novel Smart Sensor for Reverse Osmosis Fouling Detection

  • Digital Twinning of Secure Water Treatment Facilities

  • Evaluation of Biocide Efficacy for Reverse Osmosis Biofouling Control in Seawater Desalination Application

  • MIEX Pilot Plant Trial and Waste Brine Treatment for Reuse
  • Li X, Liu C, Yin W, Chong TH, Wang R. (2019). Design and development of layer-by-layer based low-pressure antifouling nanofiltration membrane used for water reclamation. Journal of Membrane Science, .

  • Yin W, Li X, Suwarno SR, Cornelissen ER, Chong TH. (2019). Fouling behavior of isolated dissolved organic fractions from seawater in reverse osmosis (RO) desalination process. Water Research, .

  • Seonki Lee, Stanislaus Raditya Suwarno, Bryan Wei Hong Quek, Lanhee Kim, Bing Wu*, Tzyy Haur Chong**. (2019). A comparison of gravity-driven membrane (GDM) reactor and biofiltration + GDM reactor for seawater reverse osmosis desalination pretreatment. Water Research, 154, 72-83.

  • Jongkwan Park, Kwanho Jeong, Sangsoo Baek, Sanghun Park, Mayzonee Ligaray, Tzyy Haur Chong, Kyung Hwa Cho. (2019). Modeling of NF/RO membrane fouling andflux decline using real-time observations. Journal of Membrane Science, 576, 66-77.

  • Kwanho Jeong, Minkyu Park, Tzyy Haur Chong. (2019). Numerical model-based analysis of energy-efficient reverse osmosis (EERO) process: Performance simulation and optimization. Desalination, 453, 10-21.