CAS Key laboratory of Urban Pollutant Conversion
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Key laboratory of Urban Pollutant Conversion was jointly founded on August, 2014 by the University of Science and Technology of China and the Institute of Urban Environment, CAS. The orientation of this key laboratory is to set up a research platform that covers new technologies, new methods and new theories for urban pollutant control, as well as a personnel training base with international level and continuous innovation ability.
The main research activities of this lab include:
(1) New theories and technologies for pollutant separation and water purification;
(2) Resource recovery from wastes;
(3) Bioenergy production using organic wastes.
At present, there are about 45 research staffs in this laboratory, including 2 winners of National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 1 winner of “Cheung Kong Scholars Programme”, 5 winners of “Thousand Talents Program” and “Ten Thousand Talents Program”, 1 winner of “Leading Talents Program”, 8 winners of “Hundred Talents Program” of CAS, 4 winners of National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) fund for excellent Young Scholars. Now, the director of academic committee of this laboratory is Prof. Jin-Cai Zhao, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the director of the laboratory is Prof. Han-Qing Yu from the University of Science and Technology of China.