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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


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Degradation and fate of pharmaceutically active compounds by ozonation, UV photolysis, UV/H2O2, and enzymatic treatments and toxicological assessment of their transformation products
    Doctor of Philosophy Anaerobic co-digestion of sewage sludge and organic wastes Wickham, Richard
    Doctor of Philosophy Development of a novel high retention enzymatic membrane bioreactor for the removal of trace organic contaminants Asif, Muhammad Bilal
    Doctor of Philosophy Sludge reduction using an integrated membrane bioreactor and oxic-settling-anonic (MBR-OSA) process: Underlying Mechanisms, microlial community and fate of trace organic contaminants Fida, Zulqarnain
    Doctor of Philosophy Removal of trace organic contaminants by ultra-violet radiation based advanced oxidation process and enzymatic membrane reactor. Tufail, Arbab

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, 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


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Degradation and fate of pharmaceutically active compounds by ozonation, UV photolysis, UV/H2O2, and enzymatic treatments and toxicological assessment of their transformation products
    Doctor of Philosophy Anaerobic co-digestion of sewage sludge and organic wastes Wickham, Richard
    Doctor of Philosophy Development of a novel high retention enzymatic membrane bioreactor for the removal of trace organic contaminants Asif, Muhammad Bilal
    Doctor of Philosophy Sludge reduction using an integrated membrane bioreactor and oxic-settling-anonic (MBR-OSA) process: Underlying Mechanisms, microlial community and fate of trace organic contaminants Fida, Zulqarnain
    Doctor of Philosophy Removal of trace organic contaminants by ultra-violet radiation based advanced oxidation process and enzymatic membrane reactor. Tufail, Arbab

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, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2004 - 2005

Full Name


  • Long D Nghiem

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