Professional Experience

Education

  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1997

  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1993

  • B.S., Chemistry, National Taiwan University, 1990

 

Professional Experience

  • Turnipseed Family Chair, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020 - present

  • Environmental Group Coordinator, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2016 - 2019

  • Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2014 - present

  • Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2007 - 2014

  • Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2000 - 2007

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California at Berkeley, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 1997 - 1999

  • Research Assistant, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, 1991 - 1997

      Guest Professorship:

  • Qiushi Chair Professor, College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 2017 -2020

  • Guest Professor, National Cheng Kung University and National Taiwan University, Taiwan, March, 2017

  • Guest Professor, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, June, 2016

  • Adjunct Professor, College of Civil and Municipal Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China, 2013 - 2016

  • ORISE Visiting Professor, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June-Aug, 2012

  • Guest Professor, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, May, 2012

  • Guest Professor, Department of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, March, 2012

  • Guest Professor, Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, May-Aug, 2009

 

Awards and Recognition

  • 2021, AEES Outstanding Faculty Award, Georgia Tech

  • 2018, Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series, Peking University, Beijing, China

  • 2017, AEES Outstanding Faculty Award, Georgia Tech

  • 2017, Distinguished Guest Professor Fellowship, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • 2016, AEESP Distinguished Service Award

  • 2014, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Chemist Award

  • 2014, Chinese-American Professors in Environmental Engineering and Science (CAPEES) Distinguished Service Award

  • 2013, Georgia Tech CEE Senior Faculty Teaching Award

  • 2012, Faculty Sabbatical Fellowship, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)/Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

  • 2012, Guest Professor Fellowship, Tongji University, China

  • 2012, Guest Professor Fellowship, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

  • 2012, "Thank a Teacher" Award by Georgia Tech Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)

  • 2012, Invited Speaker, the Disinfection By-Products Gordon Research Conference, South Hadley, MA, USA

  • 2012, American Chemical Society Division of Environmental Chemistry Certificate of Appreciation

  • 2011, American Chemical Society Peer Review Certificate of Appreciation

  • 2009, Guest Professor Fellowship, National Science Council, Taiwan

  • 2008, "Thank a Teacher" Award by Georgia Tech Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)

  • 2004, Invited Speaker, the Environmental Sciences Water Gordon Conference, Polymouth, NH, USA

  • 1997, First Author, American Chemical Society (ACS) Environmental Chemistry Graduate Student Research Paper Award

        Awards Received by Dr. Huang's Advisees:

  • 2020, ACS Environmental Chemistry Graduate Student Award (L. Stoy)

  • 2020, CAPEES Founding President Best Paper Award (C. Luo)

  • 2020, AEES Outstanding PhD Student Award (C. Luo)

  • 2020, ACS Environmental Chemistry Graduate Student Award (C. Luo)

  • 2019, Midwest Coal Ash Association (MCAA) Student Award (W. Zhang)

  • 2018, Bill Schutz Graduate Teaching Assistant Award (C. Luo)

  • 2018, American Chemical Society (ACS) Certificate of Merit (Best Presentation) (C. Luo)

  • 2017, Air & Water Waste Managment scholarship and invited presentation (C. Luo)

  • 2017, World of Coal Ash (WOCA) Confernece best poster presentation (W. Zhang)

  • 2016, Global Waste Management Symposium Best Student Presentation 2nd place (J. Renew)

  • 2016, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (L. Mast)

  • 2015, Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) Scholar (L. Mast)

  • 2015-2016, P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (W.-N. Lee) 

  • 2015, Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Thesis Award (P.Z. Sun)

  • 2014, Georgia Tech CEE Best Ph.D. Thesis Award (P.Z. Sun)

  • 2014, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Undergraduare Research Fellow (M. Carrasquillo)

  • 2014, American Chemical Society (ACS) Environmental Chemistry Graduate Student Research Paper Award (P.Z. Sun)

  • 2014, American Chemical Society (ACS) Environmental Chemistry Graduate Student Award (P.Z. Sun)

  • 2014, Georgia Tech AEES Outstanding Doctoral Student Award (P.Z. Sun)

  • 2012, American Chemical Society (ACS) Certificate of Merit (Best Presentation) (L. Padhye)

  • 2010, American Chemical Society (ACS) Environmental Chemistry Graduate Student Award (L. Padhye)

  • 2010, Georgia Tech AEES Outstanding Doctoral Student Award (L. Padhye)

  • 2005, Georgia Tech CEE Best Ph.D. Thesis Award (H. Zhang)

  • 2003, Georgia Tech CEE Best M.S. Thesis Award (M. Dodd)

  • 2002, American Chemical Society (ACS) Certificate of Merit (Best Presentation) (H. Zhang)

 

Selected Professional Services and Contributions

  • Editorship: Associate Editor, ACS ES&T Water (2020-present); Associate Editor, Science of the Total Environment (2018-2020); Editorial Advisory Board, Environmental Science & Technology (2016-present); Editorial Advisory Board, Environmental International (2018-2021); Guest Editor, Journal of Environmental Engineering, Drinking Water Special Issue (2012-2013)

  • Professional Organization Services: Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) Secretary (2014-2016) and Elected Board Member (2013-2016); AEESP Conference Site Selection Committee (2011-2016); AEESP Membership Committee (2011-2013)

  • Professional Organization Services: Association of Chinese American Professors in Environmental Engineering and Sciences (CAPEES) Board of Directors Chair (2011), President (2010), President-Elect (2009), and Founding Committee Member (2007)

  • Conference/Workshop Chair, Organizer and Program Committee: (i) the 76th Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, poster session (2003); (ii) the 1st International Conference on Environmental Exposure and Health (2005) - Symposium of Emerging Water Contaminants: Environmental Fate and Health Effects; (iii) the 231st ACS National Meeting (2006) - Symposium of Advances in Surface-Mediated Transformation in Environmental Systems; (iv) emerging Contaminant Workshop (2007) for metro Atlanta water officials, co-organized and sponsored by R2T, Inc. and Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; (v) the 6th International Conference on Sustainable Water Environment, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA (2010);  (vi) the 8th International Conference on Sustainable Water Environment, Guilin, China (2012); (vii) the 250th ACS National Meeting (2015) - Symposium of Resource Recovery and Contaminant Elimination in Waste Streams of Increasing Concern; (viii) the 252nd ACS National Meeting (2016) - Symposium of Aquatic Chemistry: Symposium in Honor of Professor Alan T. Stone; Symposium of Advances in Understanding Antibiotics, Antibiotic Resistance Genes & Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Engineering & Natural Environment.

  • Professional Organization Technical Committees: AWWA Organic Contaminant Committee (2011-2014); AWWA Project Advisotry Committee (2013-2016).

  • Professional Organization Affliation: Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP); American Chemical Society (ACS); American Water Works Association (AWWA); Water Environment Federation (WEF); International Water Association (IWA); Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC); Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP).