Prof. (Neal) Tai-Shung Chung
Prof. Chung is a Jade Mountain Chair professor (Yushan Scholar) at the Graduate Institute of Applied Science and Technology of NTUST, Taiwan. Before joining NTUST, he was a Provost’s Chair Professor at the ChBE department of NUS in 2011-2021. His research focuses on polymeric membranes for clean water, clear air, clear energy and pharmaceutic separation. In 2005-2008, he worked as a Senior Consultant for Hyflux, led and built its membrane research team. He became a Fellow in the Academy of Engineering Singapore in 2012 and received the Underwood Medal from IChemE (Institute of Chemical Engineers, UK) for exceptional research in separations and Singapore President’s Technology Award in 2015. He was a highly cited researcher in Chemical Engineering & Materials Science and Engineering by the Elsevier and Shanghai Global Ranking in 2016 and received Distinction Award in Water Reuse and Conservation from International Desalination Association (IDA) in 2016. He was also a highly cited researcher from Clarivate Analytics in 2018 and 2019. He was ranked as No. 6th and 7th in Chemical Engineering worldwide by the lists of “the top 2% scientists in the world” published by Stanford University in 2022 and 2020, respectively(chttp://www.globalauthorid.com/WebPortal/EliteOrder and 2020http://www.globalauthorid.com/WebPortal/EliteOrder). He was one of the top 0.1% of scholars on Water Purification over the past 10 years, as "World Expert" by Expertscape (2021). (Water Purification: Worldwide - Expertscape.com). His H-index =121 (Scopus) or 139 (Google Scholar) (Sept 20, 2022). He is an editorial board member of journals including J. Membrane Science, Env. Sci. & Tech., AIChE J., Separation & Purification Tech., I&EC Research, J. Applied Polymer Science, and many others.