Nghiem, Long D. Professor

Deputy Director - GeoQuest Research Centre

  • School of Civil, Mining & Environmental Engineering
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
  • GeoQuEST Research Centre

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Professor Long Nghiem is a membrane technologist. His research expertise covers a range of membrane separation processes including pressure driven membrane filtration, forward osmosis, membrane distillation, facilitated transport membrane, membrane electrolysis, and membrane bioreactor. Current research work of his membrane separation laboratory focuses on the development of a membrane separation platform for low carbon seawater desalination and the recovery of clean water, energy, and nutrients from wastewater.

Selected Publications


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Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Mechanisms Governing the Performance of Electrodialysis for Liquid Desiccant Regeneration Al-Jubainawi, Ali Hussein
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Trace Organic Removal and Biogas Production by Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Song, Xiaoye
    Doctor of Philosophy Anaerobic co-digestion of sewage sludge and organic wastes Wickham, Richard
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Effect of membrane fouling and chemical cleaning on the removal of trace organic contaminants by forward osmosis Zheng, Lei
    Doctor of Philosophy Development of a novel high retention enzymatic membrane bioreactor for the removal of trace organic contaminants Asif, Muhammad Bilal
    Master of Philosophy Phosphorous Recovery from Anaerobically Digested Sludge Centrate by Forward Osmosis Vu, Truong Minh
    Master of Philosophy Dynamic Changes in Microbial Structure During anaerobic co-digestion Nguyen, Quynh Anh
    Doctor of Philosophy Desalination Using Hybrid Forward Osmosis-Membrane Distillation (FO-MD) Process Khan, Jamshed
    Doctor of Philosophy Occurrence, Fate and Remediation of Emerging Organic Contaminants in Ground Water Fida, Zulqarnain
    Doctor of Philosophy Removal of Pharmaceutical Waste Water by Hybrid Process Based on Fenton Like Oxidation and Enzyme-Catalyzed Degradation Tufail, Arbab
    Doctor of Philosophy Determination, Remoral and Fate of Degradation By-Products from Waste water Treatment Processes Alharbi, Sultan

Outreach Overview


  • Prof Nghiem is a member of the Managing Committee of the Membrane Specialty Group - IWA. He also serves a member of the Editorial Board of Environmental Science: Water Research &Technology and a section editor of Current Pollution Report. In 2017, Prof Nghiem was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Education And Training


  • Yale University, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Visiting Graduate Student 2002 - 2004
  • B.E. in Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1998 - 2001
  • Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, University of Wollongong, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2004 - 2005

Full Name


  • Long D Nghiem

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Professor Long Nghiem is a membrane technologist. His research expertise covers a range of membrane separation processes including pressure driven membrane filtration, forward osmosis, membrane distillation, facilitated transport membrane, membrane electrolysis, and membrane bioreactor. Current research work of his membrane separation laboratory focuses on the development of a membrane separation platform for low carbon seawater desalination and the recovery of clean water, energy, and nutrients from wastewater.

Selected Publications