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Tsang, Chiu-wa, Daniel (曽超華)

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Homepage: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/cee/~dan_tsang

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Areas


  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Management (CSE520)
  • Land Contamination and Remediation Technologies
  • Environmental Water and Soil Chemistry


  • Water and Waste Management (CSE337)
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Control (CSE432)


Research Interests


Contaminated Land Remediation, Hazardous Waste Treatment, Physical-Chemical Wastewater Treatment, Contaminant Fate and Transport, Urban Water Management, Waste Recycling and Resource Recovery, Environmental Chemistry


Waste Valorization into Bio-based Chemicals, Bio-energy, and Eco-friendly Materials

  1. Cho, D.W.; Yoon, K.; Ahn, Y.; Sun, Y.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Hou, D.; Ok, Y.S.; Song, H.* Fabrication and environmental applications of multifunctional mixed metal-biochar composites (MMBC) from red mud and lignin wastes. J. Hazard. Mater., 2019, in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.04.071
  2. Shaban, W.M.; Yang, J.*; Su, H.; Liu, Q.F.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Wang, L.; Xie, J.; Li, L. Macro and micro properties of recycled concrete aggregates strengthened by different types of pozzolanic slurry. Constr. Build. Mater., 2019, in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.04.231
  3. Yu, I.K.M.; Hanif, A.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Shang, J.*; Su, Z.; Song, H.; Ok, Y.S.; Poon, C.S. Tuneable functionalities in layered double hydroxide catalysts for thermochemical conversion of biomass-derived glucose to fructose. Chem. Eng. J., 2019, in press.
  4. Jia, X.; Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Yip, A.C.K.* Functionalized zeolite-solvent catalytic systems for microwave-assisted dehydration of fructose to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural. Micropor. Mesopor. Mat., 2019, in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2019.04.022
  5. Hanif, A.; Sun, M.; Shang, S.; Tian, Y.; Yip, A.C.K.; Ok, Y.S.; Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Gu, Q.; Shang, J.* Exfoliated Ni-Al LDH 2D nanosheets for intermediate temperature CO2 capture. J. Hazard. Mater., 2019, in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.04.049
  6. Shang, S.; Hanif, A.; Sun, M.; Tian, Y.; Ok, Y.S.; Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Gu, Q.; Shang, J.* Novel M (Mg/Ni/Cu)-Al-CO3 layered double hydroxides synthesized by aqueous miscible organic solvent treatment (AMOST) method for CO2 capture. J. Hazard. Mater., 2019, 373, 285-293. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.03.077
  7. Kwon, G.; Oh, J.I.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kwon, E.E.*; Song, H.* Pyrolysis of aquatic carbohydrates using CO2 as reactive gas medium: A case study of chitin. Energy, 2019, in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.04.039
  8. Yu, I.K.M.; Xiong, X.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Wang, L.; Hunt, A.J.; Song, H.; Shang, J.; Ok, Y.S.; Poon, C.S. Aluminium-biochar composite as a sustainable heterogeneous catalyst for glucose isomerization in biorefinery. Green Chem., 2019, 21, 1267-1281. [Journal Cover] https://doi.org/10.1039/C8GC02466A
  9. Yang, X.; Yu, I.K.M.; Cho, D.W.; Chen, S.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Shang, J.; Yip, A.C.K.; Wang, L.; Ok, Y.S.* Tin-functionalized wood biochar as a sustainable solid catalyst for glucose isomerization in biorefinery. ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 2019, 7, 4851-4860. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b05311
  10. Yu, I.K.M.; Attard, T.M.; Chen, S.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Hunt, A.J.*; Jerome, F.; Ok, Y.S.; Poon, C.S. Supercritical carbon dioxide-assisted extraction of value-added products and synthesis of platform chemicals from food waste. ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 2019, 7, 2821-2829. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b06184
  11. Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Yip, A.C.K.; Su, Z.*; De Oliveira Vigier, K.; Jerome, F.; Poon, C.S.; Ok, Y.S.* Organic acid-regulated Lewis acidity for selective catalytic hydroxymethylfurfural production from rice waste: An experimental-computational study. ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 2019, 7, 1437-1446. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b05141
  12. Tang, P.; Xuan, D.; Poon, C.S.*; Tsang, D.C.W. Valorization of concrete slurry waste (CSW) and fine incineration bottom ash (IBA) into cold bonded lightweight aggregates (CBLAs): Feasibility and influence of binder types. J. Hazard. Mater., 2019, 368, 689-697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.01.112
  13. Dutta, T.; Kim, T.; Vellingiri, K.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Shon, J.R.; Kim, K.H.*; Kumar, S.* Recycling and regeneration of carbonaceous and porous materials through thermal or solvent treatment. Chem. Eng. J., 2019, 364, 514-529. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2019.01.049
  14. Yoon, K.; Cho, D.W.; Tsang, Y.F.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kwon, E.E.*; Song, H.* Synthesis of functionalised biochar using red mud, lignin, and carbon dioxide as raw materials. Chem. Eng. J., 2019, 361, 1597-1604. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2018.11.012
  15. Yoon, K.; Jung, J.M.; Cho, D.W.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kwon, E.E.*; Song, H.* Engineered biochar composite fabricated from red mud and lipid waste and synthesis of biodiesel using the composite. J. Hazard. Mater., 2019, 366, 293-300. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2018.12.008
  16. Zhang, T.*; Wu, X.; Fan, X.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Li, G.; Shen, Y. Corn waste valorization to generate activated hydrochar to recover ammonium nitrogen from compost leachate by hydrothermal assisted pretreatment. J. Environ. Manage., 2019, 236, 108-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.01.018
  17. Singh, J.; Kumar, S.; Alok, A.; Upadhyay, S.K.*; Rawat, M.*; Tsang, D.C.W.; Bolan, N.S.; Kim, K.H.* The potential of green synthesized zinc oxide nanoparticles as nutrient source for plant growth. J. Clean. Prod., 2019, 214, 1061-1070. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.01.018
  18. Cao, L.; Cho, D.W.; Yu, I.K.M.; Wang, D.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Zhang, S.; Ding, S.; Wang, L.; Ok, Y.S. Microwave assisted low-temperature hydrothermal treatment of red seaweed (Gracilaria lemaneiformis) for production of levulinic acid and algae hydrochar. Bioresource Technol., 2019, 273, 251-258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.11.013
  19. Supanchaiyamat, N.; Jetsrisuparb, K.; Knijnenburg, J.T.N.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Hunt, A.J.* Lignin-based materials for adsorption: Current trend, perspectives and opportunities. Bioresource Technol., 2019, 272, 570-581. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.09.139
  20. Mak, T.M.W.; Yu, I.K.M.; Wang, L.; Hsu, S.C.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Li, C.N.; Yeung, T.L.Y.; Zhang, R.; Poon, C.S.* Extended theory of planned behaviour for promoting construction waste recycling in Hong Kong. Waste Manage., 2019, 83, 161-170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2018.11.016
  21. Fang, X.; Wang, L.; Poon, C.S.*; Baek, K.; Tsang, D.C.W.*, Kwok, S.K. Transforming waterworks sludge into controlled low-strength material: Bench-scale optimization and field test validation. J. Environ. Manage., 2019, 232, 254-263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.11.091
  22. He, P.P.; Hossain, M.U.; Poon, C.S.*; Tsang, D.C.W. Mechanical, durability and environmental aspects of magnesium oxychloride cement boards incorporating waste wood. J. Clean. Prod., 2019, 207, 391-399. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.10.015
  23. Jia, X.; Jiang, D.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Choi, J.; Yip, A.C.K.* Stacking MFI zeolite structures for improved Sonogashira coupling reactions. Micropor. Meospor. Mat., 2019, 276, 147-153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2018.09.039
  24. Chen, S.S.; Yu, I.K.M.; Cho, D.W.; Song, H.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Tessonnier, J.P.*; Ok, Y.S.; Poon, C.S. Selective glucose isomerization to fructose via a nitrogen-doped solid base catalyst derived from spent coffee grounds. ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 2018, 6, 16113-16120. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b02752
  25. Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Su, Z.; Yip, A.C.K.; Shang, J.; Ok, Y.S.; Kim, K.H.*; Poon, C.S. Contrasting roles of maleic acid in controlling kinetics and selectivity of Sn(IV)- or Cr(III)-catalyzed production of hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF). ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 2018, 6, 14264-14274. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b02931
  26. You, S.; Ok, Y.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kwon, E.E.; Wang, C.H.* Towards practical application of gasification: A critical review from syngas and biochar perspectives. Crit. Rev. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2018, 48, 1165-1213. https://doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2018.1518860
  27. Cho, D.W.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kim, S.; Kwon, E.E.; Kwon, G.; Song, H.* Thermochemical conversion of cobalt-loaded spent coffee grounds for production of energy resources and environmental catalyst. Bioresource Technol., 2018, 270, 346-351. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.09.046
  28. Cao, L.; Yu, I.K.M.; Liu, Y.; Ruan, X.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Hunt, A.J.; Ok, Y.S.; Song, H.; Zhang, S. Lignin valorization for the production of renewable chemicals: State-of-the-art review and future prospects. Bioresource Technol., 2018, 269, 465-475. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.08.065
  29. Mak, T.M.W.; Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Hsu, S.C.*; Poon, C.S. Promoting food waste recycling in the commercial and industrial sector by extending the theory of planned behaviour: A Hong Kong case study. J. Clean. Prod., 2018, 204, 1034-1043. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.09.049
  30. Vellingiri, K.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kim, K.H.*; Deep, A.*; Dutta, T.; Boukhvalov, D.W. The utilization of zinc recovered from alkaline battery waste as metal precursor in the synthesis of metal-organic framework. J. Clean. Prod., 2018, 199, 995-1006. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.07.233
  31. Lam, C.M.; Yu, I.K.M.; Hsu, S.C.*; Tsang, D.C.W.* Life-cycle assessment on food waste valorisation to value-added products. J. Clean. Prod., 2018, 199, 840-848. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.07.199
  32. Wang, L.; Chen, L.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Li, J.S.; Baek, K.; Hou, D.; Ding, S.; Poon, C.S.* Recycling contaminated sediments into fill materials, partition blocks, and paving blocks: Technical and economic assessment. J. Clean. Prod., 2018, 199, 69-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.07.165
  33. Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Yip, A.C.K.; Hunt, A.J.; Sherwood, J.; Shang, J.; Song, H.; Ok, Y.S.*; Poon, C.S. Propylene carbonate and γ-valerolactone as green solvents enhance Sn(IV)-catalysed hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) production from bread waste. Green Chem., 2018, 20, 2064-2074. https://doi.org/10.1039/C8GC00358K
  34. Cao, L.; Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Zhang, S.; Ok, Y.S.; Kwon, E.E.; Song, H.; Poon, C.S. Phosphoric acid-activated wood biochar for catalytic conversion of starch-rich food waste into glucose and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural. Bioresource Technol., 2018, 267, 242-248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.07.048
  35. Kwon, G.; Cho, D.W.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kwon, E.E.*; Song, H.* One step fabrication of carbon supported cobalt pentlandite (Co9S8) via the thermolysis of lignin and Co3O4. J. CO2 Util., 2018, 27, 196-203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcou.2018.07.016
  36. Cho, D.W.; Kim, S.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Bolan, N.S.; Kim, T.; Kwon, E.E.; Ok, Y.S.; Song, H.* Contribution of pyrolytic gas medium to the fabrication of Co-impregnated biochar. J. CO2 Util., 2018, 26, 476-486. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcou.2018.06.003
  37. Yu, I.K.M.; Ong, K.L.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Haque, M.A.; Kwan, T.H.; Chen, S.S.; Uisan, K.; Kulkami, S.; Lin, C.S.K.* Chemical transformation of food and beverage waste-derived fructose to hydroxymethylfurfural as a value-added product. Catal. Today, 2018, 314, 70-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2018.01.011
  38. Xiong, X.; Yu, I.K.M.; Chen, S.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Cao, L.; Song, H.; Kwon, E.E.; Ok, Y.S.; Zhang, S.; Poon, C.S. Sulfonated biochar as acid catalyst for sugar hydrolysis and dehydration. Catal. Today, 2018, 314, 52-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2018.02.034
  39. Samaddar, P.; Ok, Y.S.; Kim, K.H.*; Kwon, E.E.*; Tsang, D.C.W.* Synthesis of nanomaterials from various wastes and their new age applications. J. Clean. Prod., 2018, 197, 1190-1209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.06.262
  40. Lam, C.M.; Yu, I.K.M.; Medel, F.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Hsu, S.C.*; Poon, C.S. Life-cycle cost-benefit analysis on sustainable food waste management: The case of Hong Kong International Airport. J. Clean. Prod., 2018, 187, 751-762. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.03.160
  41. Fang, L.; Li, J.S.*; Donatello, S.; Cheeseman, C.R.; Wang, Q.; Poon, C.S.*; Tsang, D.C.W. Recovery of phosphorus from incinerated sewage sludge ash by combined two-step extraction and selective precipitation. Chem. Eng. J., 2018, 348, 74-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2018.04.201
  42. Hashemizadeh, I.; Golovko, V.B.; Choi, J.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Yip, A.C.K.* Photocatalytic reduction of CO2 to hydrocarbons using bio-templated porous TiO2 architectures under UV and visible light. Chem. Eng. J., 2018, 347, 64-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2018.04.094
  43. Cao, L.; Yu, I.K.M.; Chen, S.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Wang, L.; Xiong, X.; Zhang, S.; Ok, Y.S.; Kwon, E.E.; Song, H.; Poon, C.S. Production of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural from starch-rich food waste catalyzed by sulfonated biochar. Bioresource Technol., 2018, 252, 76-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.12.098
  44. Chen, S.S.; Wang, L.; Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Hunt, A.J.; Jerome, F.; Zhang S.; Ok, Y.S.; Poon, C.S. Valorization of lignocellulosic fibres of paper waste into levulinic acid using solid and aqueous Brønsted acid. Bioresource Technol., 2018, 247, 387-394. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.09.110
  45. Lee, T.; Oh, J.I.; Kim, T.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kim, K.H.; Lee, J.; Kwon, E.E.* Controlling generation of benzenes and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in thermolysis of polyvinyl chloride in CO2. Energ. Convers. Manage., 2018, 164, 453-459. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2018.03.019
  46. Kwon, E.E.; Lee, T.; Ok, Y.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Park, C.*; Lee, J.* Effects of calcium carbonate on pyrolysis of sewage sludge. Energy, 2018, 153, 726-731. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.04.100
  47. Cao, L.; Chen, H.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Luo, G.; Hao, S.; Zhang, S.*; Chen, J. Optimizing xylose production from pinewood sawdust through dilute-phosphoric-acid hydrolysis by response surface methodology. J. Clean. Prod., 2018, 178, 572-579. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.01.039
  48. Cao, L.; Luo, G.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Chen, H.; Zhang, S.*; Chen, J. A novel process for obtaining high quality cellulose acetate from green landscaping waste. J. Clean. Prod., 2018, 176, 338-347. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.12.077
  49. Zhang, Y.; Leng, Z.*; Zou, F.; Wang, L.; Chen, S.S.; Tsang, D.C.W. Synthesis of zeolite A using sewage sludge ash for application in warm mix asphalt. J. Clean. Prod., 2018, 172, 686-695. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.005
  50. Yang, X.; Kwon, E.E.; Dou, X.; Zhang, M.; Kim, K.H.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Ok, Y.S.* Fabrication of spherical biochar by a two-step thermal process from waste potato peel. Sci. Total Environ., 2018, 626, 478-485. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.052
  51. Poulose, A.M.*; Elnour, A.Y.; Anis, A.; Shaikh, H.; Al-Zahrani, S.M.; George, J.; Al-Wabel, M.I.; Usman, A.R.; Ok, Y.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Sarmah, A.K. Date palm biochar-polymer composites: An investigation of electrical, mechanical, thermal and rheological characteristics. Sci. Total Environ., 2018, 619-620, 311-318. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.076
  52. Lee, S.R..; Lee, J.; Lee, T.; Cho, S.H.; Oh, J.I.; Ok, Y.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kwon, E.E.* Carbon dioxide assisted thermal decomposition of cattle excreta. Sci. Total Environ., 2018, 615, 70-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.201
  53. Lee, S.R..; Lee, J.; Cho, S.H.; Kim, J.; Oh, J.I.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Jeong, K.H.; Kwon, E.E.* Quantification of volatile fatty acids from cattle manure via non-catalytic esterification for odour indicator. Sci. Total Environ., 2018, 610-611, 992-996. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.168
  54. He, P.P.; Poon, C.S.*; Tsang, D.C.W. Comparison of glass powder and pulverized fuel ash for improving the water resistance of magnesium oxychloride cement. Cement Concrete Comp., 2018, 86, 98-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2017.11.010
  55. Hossain, M.U.; Wang, L.; Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Poon, C.S.* Environmental and technical feasibility study of upcycling wood waste into cement-bonded particleboard. Constr. Build. Mater., 2018, 173, 474-480. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.04.066
  56. Wang, L.; Zou, F.; Fang, X.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Poon, C.S.*; Leng, Z.; Baek, K. A novel type of controlled low strength material derived from alum sludge and green materials. Constr. Build. Mater., 2018, 165, 792-800. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.01.078
  57. Wang, L.; Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Yu, K.; Li, S.; Poon, C.S.*; Dai, J.G. Upcycling wood waste into fibre-reinforced magnesium phosphate cement particleboards. Constr. Build. Mater., 2018, 159, 54-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.10.107
  58. Fang, L.; Li, J.S.; Guo, M.Z.; Cheeseman, C.R.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Donatello, S.; Poon, C.S.* Phosphorus recovery and leaching of trace elements from incinerated sewage sludge ash (ISSA). Chemosphere, 2018, 193, 278-287. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.11.023
  59. Lee, J.; Yang, X.; Cho, S.H.; Kim, J.K.; Lee, S.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Ok, Y.S.*; Kwon, E.E.* Pyrolysis process of agricultural waste using CO2 for waste management, energy recovery, and biochar fabrication. Appl. Energ., 2017, 185, 214-222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.10.092
  60. Igalavithana, A.D.; Mandal, S.; Niazi, N.K.; Vithanage, M.; Parikh, S.J.; Mukome, F.N.D.; Rizwan, M.; Oleszczuk, P.; Al-Wabel, M.; Bolan, N.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kim, K.H.*; Ok, Y.S.* Advances and future directions of biochar characterization methods and applications. Crit. Rev. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 23, 2275-2230. https://doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2017.1421844
  61. Xiong, X.; Yu, I.K.M.; Cao, L.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Zhang, S.; Ok, Y.S. A review of biochar-based catalysts for chemical synthesis, biofuel production, and pollution control. Bioresource Technol., 2017, 246, 254-270. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.06.163
  62. You, S.; Ok, Y.S.; Chen, S.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kwon, E.E.; Lee, J.; Wang, C.H.* A critical review on sustainable biochar system through gasification: Energy and environmental applications. Bioresource Technol., 2017, 246, 242-253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.06.177
  63. Cao, L.; Zhang, C.; Chen, H.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Luo, G.; Zhang, S.*; Chen, J. Hydrothermal liquefaction of agricultural and forestry wastes: State-of-the-art review and future prospects. Bioresource Technol., 2017, 245, 1184-1193. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.08.196
  64. Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Chen, S.S.; Wang, L.; Hunt, A.J.; Sherwood, J.; De Oliveira Vigier, K.; Jerome, F.; Ok, Y.S.; Poon, C.S. Polar aprotic solvent-water mixture as the medium for catalytic production of hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) from bread waste. Bioresource Technol., 2017, 245, 456-462. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.08.170
  65. Jung, J.M.; Lee, S.R..; Lee, J.; Lee, T.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Kwon, E.E.* Biodiesel synthesis using chicken manure biochar and waste cooking oil. Bioresource Technol., 2017, 244, 810-815. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.08.044
  66. Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.* Conversion of biomass to hydroxymethylfurfural: A review of catalytic systems and underlying mechanisms. Bioresource Technol., 2017, 238, 716-732. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.04.026
  67. Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Yip, A.C.K.; Chen, S.S.; Wang, L.; Ok, Y.S.; Poon, C.S. Catalytic valorization of food waste into hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF): Controlling relative kinetics for high productivity. Bioresource Technol., 2017, 237, 222-230. [Journal Cover] https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.01.017
  68. Chen, S.S.; Maneerung, T.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Ok, Y.S.; Wang, C.H.* Valorization of biomass to hydroxymethylfurfural, levulinic acid, and fatty acid methyl ester by heterogeneous catalysts. Chem. Eng. J., 2017, 328, 246-273. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2017.07.020
  69. Chen, S.S.; Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Yip, A.C.K.; Khan, E.; Wang, L.; Ok, Y.S.*; Poon, C.S. Valorization of cellulosic food waste into levulinic acid catalyzed by heterogeneous Brønsted acids: Temperature and solvent effects. Chem. Eng. J., 2017, 327, 328-335. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2017.06.108
  70. He, P.P.; Poon, C.S.*; Tsang, D.C.W. Effect of pulverized fuel ash and CO2 curing on the water resistance of magnesium oxychloride cement (MOC). Cement Concrete Res., 2017, 97, 115-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2017.03.005
  71. Wang, L.; Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Li, S.; Li, J.S.; Poon, C.S.; Wang, Y.S.; Dai, J.G. Transforming wood waste into water-resistant magnesia-phosphate cement particleboard modified by alumina and red mud. J. Clean. Prod., 2017, 168, 452-462. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.09.038
  72. Wang, L.; Yeung, T.L.K.; Lau, A.Y.T.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Poon, C.S. Recycling contaminated sediment into eco-friendly paving blocks by a combination of binary cement and carbon dioxide curing. J. Clean. Prod., 2017, 164, 1279-1288. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.07.070
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  74. Li, J.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Wang, Q.; Fang, L.; Xue, Q.; Poon, C.S.* Fate of metals before and after chemical extraction of incinerated sewage sludge ash. Chemosphere, 2017, 186, 350-359. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.08.012
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Environmental Pollution and Remediation

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  67. Zhu, X.; Beiyuan, J.; Lau, A.Y.T.; Chen, S.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Graham, N.J.D.; Lin, D.; Sun, J.T.; Pan, Y.; Yang, X.*; Li, X.D. Sorption, mobility, and bioavailability of PBDEs in the agricultural soils: Roles of co-existing metals, dissolved organic matter, and fertilizers. Sci. Total Environ., 2018, 619-620, 1153-1162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.159
  68. O’Connor, D.; Peng, T.; Zhang, J.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Alessi, D.S.; Shen, Z.; Bolan, N.S.; Hou, D.* Biochar application for the remediation of heavy metal polluted land: A review of in situ field trials. Sci. Total Environ., 2018, 619-620, 815-826. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.132
  69. Lee, C.H.; Wang, C.C.; Lin, H.H.; Lee, S.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Jien, S.H.*; Ok, Y.S.* In-situ biochar application conserves nutrients while simultaneously mitigating runoff and erosion of an Fe-oxide-enriched tropical soil. Sci. Total Environ., 2018, 619-620, 665-671. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.023
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  71. Yoo, J.C.; Beiyuan, J.; Wang, L.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Baek, K.*; Bolan, N.S.; Ok, Y.S.; Li, X.D. A combination of ferric nitrate/EDDS-enhanced washing and sludge-derived biochar stabilization of metal-contaminated soils. Sci. Total Environ., 2018, 616-617, 572-582. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.310
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  77. Liu, J.; Sun, Q.; Ding, S.*; Wang, D.; Wang, Y.; Tsang, D.C.W. First observation of labile arsenic stratification in aluminum sulfate-amended sediments using high resolution Zr-oxide DGT. Sci. Total Environ., 2017, 609, 304-310. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.07.165
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  82. Liu, J.; Sun, Q.; Ding, S.*; Wang, D.; Wang, Y.; Chen, M.; Shi, L.; Fan, X.; Tsang, D.C.W. Mobile phosphorus stratification in sediments from by aluminum inactivation. Chemosphere, 2017, 186, 644-651. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.08.005
  83. Yoo, J.C.; Park, S.M.; Yoon, G.S.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Baek, K.* Effects of lead mineralogy on soil washing enhanced by ferric salts as extracting and oxidizing agents. Chemosphere, 2017, 185, 501-508. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.07.046
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  85. Seshadri, B.; Bolan, N.S.*; Choppala, G.; Kunhikrishnan, A.; Sanderson, P.; Wang, H.; Currie, L.D.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Ok, Y.S.; Kim, G. Potential value of phosphate compounds in enhancing immobilization and reducing bioavailability of mixed heavy metal contaminants in shooting range soil. Chemosphere, 2017, 184, 197-206. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.05.172
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  87. Rizwan, M.*; Ali, S.; Adrees, M.; Ibrahim, M.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Zia-ur-Rehman, M.; Zahir, Z.A.; Rinklebe, J.; Tack, F.M.G.; Ok, Y.S.* A critical review on effects, tolerance mechanisms and management of cadmium in vegetables. Chemosphere, 2017, 182, 90-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.05.013
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  89. Cai, C.Y.; Li, J.Y.; Wu, D.; Wang X.L.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Li, X.D.; Sun, J.T.; Zhu, L.Z.; Shen, H.Z.; Tao, S.; Liu, W.X.* Spatial distribution, emission source and health risk of parent PAHs and derivatives in surface soils from the Yangtze River Delta, eastern China. Chemosphere, 2017, 178, 301-308. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.03.057
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Wastewater, Stormwater, and Groundwater Treatment

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  6. Sun, Y.; Yu, I.K.M.; Tsang, D.C.W.*; Cao, X.; Lin, D.; Wang, L.; Graham, N.J.D.; Alessi, D.S.; Komarek, M.; Ok, Y.S.*; Feng, Y.; Li, X.D. Multifunctional iron-biochar composites for the removal of potentially toxic elements, inherent cations, and hetero-chloride from hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environ. Int., 2019, 124, 521-532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.01.047
  7. Shaheen, S.M.; Niazi, N.K.; Hassan, N.E.E.; Bibi, I.; Wang, H.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Ok, Y.S.; Bolan, N.S.; Rinklebe, J.* Wood-based biochar for the removal of potentially toxic elements in water and wastewater: A critical review. Int. Mater. Rev., 2019, 64, 216-247. https://doi.org/10.1080/09506608.2018.1473096
  8. Lee, T.H.; Cao, W.Z.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Sheu, Y.T.; Shia, K.F.; Kao, C.M.* Emulsified polycolloid substrate biobarrier for benzene and petroleum-hydrocarbon plume containment and migration control – A field-scale study. Sci. Total Environ., 2019, 666, 839-848. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.160
  9. Sun, Y.; Cho, D.W.; Graham, N.J.D.; Hou, D.; Yip, A.C.K.; Khan, E.; Song, H.; Li, Y.; Tsang, D.C.W.* Degradation of antibiotics by modified vacuum-UV based processes: Mechanistic consequences of H2O2 and K2S2O8 in the presence of halide ions. Sci. Total Environ., 2019, 664, 312-321. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.006
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