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  • 1993 PhD, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of California

Research Interests

  • Applied Microbiology
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Biomass Energy and Biofuels
  • Biorefinery
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Microalgae Biotechnology and Engineering


  • 1993 ~ 1998 Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Feng Chia University
  • 1998 ~ 2001 Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Feng Chia University
  • 2001/08 ~ present Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2006/08 ~ present Distinguished Professor, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2009/05 ~ 2015/01 Deputy Director, Center for Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2011 ~ present Executive Board, Sustainable Environment/Eco-energy Development Society
  • 2016 ~ present Member, Executive committee, Society of Biomass Energy
  • 2016/01 ~ present Chair Professor, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2016/07 ~ 2019/08 Member, Executive committee, Biochemical Engineering Society
  • 2016/10 ~ 2020/09 Member, Executive committee, Asian Federation of Biotechnology
  • 2017 ~ present Adjunct Researcher, Metal Industries Research & Development Center

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Projects 2001 2018

Research Output 1989 2019

Catalytic effects of potassium on biomass pyrolysis, combustion and torrefaction

Safar, M., Lin, B. J., Chen, W-H., Langauer, D., Chang, J-S., Raclavska, H., Pétrissans, A., Rousset, P. & Pétrissans, M., 2019 Feb 1, In : Applied Energy. p. 346-355 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Development of Aurantiochytrium limacinum SR21 cultivation using salt-rich waste feedstock for docosahexaenoic acid production and application of natural colourant in food product

Leong, H. Y., Su, C. A., Lee, B. S., Lan, J. C. W., Law, C. L., Chang, J-S. & Show, P. L., 2019 Jan 1, In : Bioresource Technology. 271, p. 30-36 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Docosahexaenoic Acids

Investigation of reverse ionic diffusion in forward-osmosis-aided dewatering of microalgae: A molecular dynamics study

Itliong, J. N., Villagracia, A. R. C., Moreno, J. L. V., Rojas, K. I. M., Bernardo, G. P. O., David, M. Y., Manrique, R. B., Ubando, A. T., Culaba, A. B., Padama, A. A. B., Ong, H. L., Chang, J-S., Chen, W-H., Kasai, H. & Arboleda, N. B., 2019 May 1, In : Bioresource Technology. p. 181-188 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular dynamics

Oxidative torrefaction of biomass nutshells: Evaluations of energy efficiency as well as biochar transportation and storage

Zhang, C., Ho, S. H., Chen, W-H., Fu, Y., Chang, J-S. & Bi, X., 2019 Feb 1, In : Applied Energy. p. 428-441 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy efficiency
Energy efficiency
1 Citations (Scopus)

Singlet oxygen-dominated peroxydisulfate activation by sludge-derived biochar for sulfamethoxazole degradation through a nonradical oxidation pathway: Performance and mechanism

Yin, R., Guo, W., Wang, H., Du, J., Wu, Q., Chang, J-S. & Ren, N., 2019 Feb 1, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 357, p. 589-599 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Singlet Oxygen
Chemical activation