Tianwei HAO  郝天偉
Assistant Professor

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Academic Qualifications
Working Experiences

11/2017-present

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau

09/2016-11/2017

Research Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

09/2016-11/2017

Junior Fellow, HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advance Study

04/2016-11/2017

Associate Research Fellow, HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute

10/2014-08/2016

Post-doctoral Fellow, Hong Kong University ofScience and Technology

08/2010-02/2011

Part-time Research Assistant, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


Teaching

B.Sc. Courses

M.Sc. Courses


Research

Research Interests


Publications

A – Published journal paper

  1. Xue, WQ., Hao, TW.*, Mackey, HR., Li, XL., Chan, R., Chen, GH. (2017). The role of sulfate in aerobic granular sludge process for emerging sulfate-laden wastewater treatment. Water Research. 124: 513-520.
  2. Guo, G., Wu, D.*, Hao, TW.*, Mackey, HR., Wei, L., Chen, GH. (2017). Denitrifying sulfur conversion-associated EBPR: the effect of pH on anaerobic metabolism and performance. Water Research. Water Research. 123:687-695.
  3. Li XL., Luo JH., Guo G., Mackey HR., Hao, TW.*, Chen GH. (2016). Seawater-based Wastewater Accelerates Development of Aerobic Granular Sludge: A Laboratory proof-of- concept. Water Research. 115: 210-219.
  4. Qian Z., Hao, TW.*, Mackey HR., Li W., Gang G., Chen, GH. (2016). Sulfate-reducing granules overcome limited decolorization, high pH and low organic removal challenges of textile wastewater biotreatment: A lab-scale study using Azo Dye as a representative dyeing agent. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 332: 104-111.
  5. Guo, G., Wu, D.*, Hao, TW.*, Mackey, HR., Wei, L., Lu, H., Chen, GH. (2016). Granulation of susceptible sludge under carbon deficient conditions: A case of denitrifying sulfur conversion-associated EBPR process. Water Research. 103: 444-452.
  6. Tsui, TH., Chen, L., Hao, TW.*, Chen, GH.* (2016). A super high-rate sulfidogenic system for saline sewage treatment. Water Research. 104: 147-155.
  7. Tsui, TH., Hao, TW.*, Chen, GH. (2016). Gas-enhanced operation and stepwise organic stressing as a new alternative in realizing successful sludge granulation in high-rate anaerobic bioreactor for wastewater treatment. HKIE Transactions Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, 23: 222-229.
  8. Hao, TW., Luo, JH., Mackey, HR., Guo, G., Liu, RL., Chen, GH*. (2016). Impacts of short-term changes in temperature, pH, oxygen, nitrite and free nitrous acid on sulfate reducing granular sludge. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 100: 8563-72.
  9. Zan, FX., Hao, TW.*, Chi, K., Ekama, G.A., Chen, GH.* (2016). Using sulfite pretreatment to improve the biodegradability of waste activated sludge. RSC advances. 6, 71875-71881.
  10. Hao, TW., Luo, JH., Su, KZ., Wei, L., Mackey, HR., Chi, K., Chen, GH*. (2016). An example study for granular bioreactor stratification: Three dimensional evaluation of a sulfate reducing granular bioreactor. Scientific Report. 6: 31718.
  11. Wu, D., Ekama, G., Chui, HK., Wang, B., Cui, YX., Hao, TW., van Loosdrecht, MCM., Chen, GH*. (2016). Large-scale Demonstration of the Sulfate reduction Autotrophic denitrification Nitrification Integrated (SANI®) Process in Saline Sewage Treatment. Water Research. 100: 496–507.
  12. Guo, G., Wu, D.*, Hao, TW., Mackey, HR., Wei, L., Wang, HG., Chen, GH*. (2016). Functional bacteria and process metabolism of the Denitrifying Sulfur conversion- associated Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal (DS-EBPR) system: An investigation by operating the system from deterioration to restoration. Water Research. 95: 289–299.
  13. Mackey, HR.*, Morito, GR., Hao, TW., Chen, GH. (2016). Pursuit of nitrifying granular sludge for urine stabilization. Chemical Engineering Journal. 289:17−27.
  14. Luo, JH., Wei, L., Hao, TW.*, Xue, WQ., Mackey, HR., Chen, GH*. (2015). Effect of L- tyrosine on aerobic sludge granulation and its stability. RSC advances. 12: 10056–10065.
  15. Hao, TW., Luo, JH., Wei, L., Mackey, HR., Liu, RL., Morito, GR., Chen, GH*. (2015). Physicochemical and biological characterization of long-term operated sulfate reducing granular sludge in the SANI® process. Water Research. 71: 74−84.
  16. Hao, TW., Xiang, PY., Mackey, HR., Chi, K., Lu, H., Chui, HK., van Loosdrecht, MCM., Chen, GH*. (2014). A Review of Biological Sulfate Conversions in Wastewater Treatment. Water Research. 65: 1−21.
  17. Luo, JH., Hao, TW., Wei, L., Machey, HR., Lin, Z., Chen, GH*. (2014). Impact of influent COD/N ratio on disintegration of aerobic granular sludge. Water Research. 62: 127−135.
  18. Hao, TW., Wei, L., Lu, H., Chui, HK., Mackey, H., van Loosdrecht, MCM., Chen, GH*. (2013). Characterization of sulfate-reducing granular sludge in the SANI® process. Water Research. 47: 7042−7052.
  19. Hao, TW., Lu, H., Chui, HK., van Loosdrecht, MCM., Chen, GH*. (2013). Granulation of anaerobic sludge in the sulfate-reducing up-flow sludge bed (SRUSB) of SANI® process. Water Science & Technology. 68: 560−566.
  20. Wu, D., Hao, TW., Lu, H, Chui, HK., van Loosdrecht, MC., Chen, GH*. (2012). Phosphorus release and uptake during start-up of a covered and non-aerated sequencing batch reactor with separate feeding of VFA and sulfate. Water Science & Technology. 65: 840−844.
  21. Xu, CH.*, Liu, CQ., Hao, TW., Yang, W., Liu, JY., Liu, SY. (2009). Catalytic properties of Cu-ZSM-5 in the trichloroethylene (TCE) combustion with air in fixed-bed system. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering. 3: 17−23

B – Published conference paper

  1. Tsui, T., Hao, TW.* Chen, GH. (2017). Facing up to high-rate anaerobic treatment of saline sewage in coastal regions: SANI Process and Granular Sludge. 7th IWA-ASPIRE Conference 2017 & Water Malaysia Exhibition 2017.
  2. Xue, WQ., Hao, TW.*, Mackey, HR., Chen, GH. (2017). How does sulfate influence sludge granulation? The 14th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies. 29 May – 2 June 2017, Florianópolis, Brazil. (Platform Presentation)
  3. Hao, TW. (2016). Development and application of granular sludge for sulfate-laden wastewater treatment. Australia-China, science, technology, commercialization and innovation forum. 27 – 30 November 2016, Brisbane, Australia. (Platform Presentation)
  4. Guo, G., Wu, D., Hao, TW., Wang, HG., Chen, GH*. (2015). Granulation and performance of Sulfur Cycle associated Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal Process. Nutrient Removal and Recovery: moving innovation into practice. 18 – 21 May 2015, Gdańsk, Poland. (Platform Presentation)
  5. Luo, JH., Xue, WQ., Wei, L., Mackey, HR., Hao, TW.*, Chen, GH. (2015). New Approach for Maintaining Aerobic Granular Sludge Stabilitye. 3rd Water Research Conference. 11−14 January 2015, Shenzhen, China. (Poster Presentation).
  6. Hao, TW., Luo, JH., Mackey, HR., Chui, HK., Chen, GH*. (2014). Characterization of long-term operated sulfate-reducing granular sludge in the SANI® process. Sustainable Stormwater and Wastewater Management. DSD International Conference 2014. 12−14 November 2014, Hong Kong (Platform Presentation).
  7. Mackey, HR., Hao, TW., Rey Morito, G., Chen, GH*. (2013). High nitrogen laden wastewater in the presence of organics: implications on aerobic granular sludge, poster presented at the 10th IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies. 2−6 June 2013, Bordeaux, France. (Platform Presentation).
  8. Chen, GH*. Hao, TW., Qian, J., Lu, H., Chui, HK., van loosdrecht, MCM. (2013). Sulfideased denitrification in the SANI process. 10th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Waste Water Technologies. 2−6 June 2013, Bordeaux, France. (Platform Presentation).
  9. Hao, TW., Luo, JH., Wei, L., Lu, H., Chui, HK., van Loosdrechtand, MCM., Chen, GH*. (2013). Granulation of Autotrophic Denitrifying Sludge in SANI® Process. 10th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Waste Water Technologies. 2−6 June 2013, Bordeaux, France. (Poster Presentation)
  10. Hao, TW., Wei, L., Chui, HK., van Loosdrecht, MCM., Chen, GH*. (2012). Microbial and Physicochemical Characteristics of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria Granule Development in SANI®’s Sulfate Reducing Up-flow Sludge Bed (SRUSB) Reactor. 2nd Water Research Conference. 20−23 January 2013, Singapore. (Platform Presentation).
  11. Hao, TW., Lu, H., Chui, HK., van Loosdrecht, MCM., Chen, GH*. (2012). Granulation of Anaerobic Sludge in the Sulfate-reducing Up-flow Sludge Bed (SRUSB) of SANI® Process. Busan, Korea. (Platform Presentation).
  12. Wu, D., Hao, TW., Lu, H., Chui, HK., Chen, GH.*, Van Loosdrecht, MCM. (2011). The Exploration of a sulfate induced biological phosphorus-uptake and release cycle for the novel BioP-SANI process. 8th IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET2011). June 6−10, 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (Platform Presentation).

Professional Services
Memberships of Professional Society
Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, E11
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China

Room: E11-3013
Telephone: (853) 8822-4945
Fax: (853) 8822-2426
Email: twhao