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  • Biography


    Professional Experience

    Dr. Lin Lin is an interdisciplinary environmental scientist, and her research involves advanced wastewater treatment, environmental electrochemistry, organic solid waste treatment and resource recovery.

    She received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in 2011 and 2014 from the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fudan University; and her Ph. D. degree in 2018 from The University of Hong Kong (HKU). Before joining Tsinghua SIGS, she was a postdoc follow at HKU and Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI).

    Additional Positions

    Journal Reviewer: Water Research; Bioresource Technology; Process Biochemistry; Environmental science: water research & technology

    Professional Membership: International Water Association


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  • Current Courses

    2021 Fall, in preparation

    Master’s & Ph.D. Advising

    Environmental Electrochemistry

    Organic Solid Waste Treatment and Refinery

  • Research Interests

    - Advanced Wastewater Treatment

    - Environmental Electrochemistry

    - Organic Solid Waste Treatment and Resource Recovery


    1. Development of Faradaic Electrode Material in Capacitive Deionization Technology for Wastewater Treatment

    2. Advanced Electrochemical Oxidation Technology for Emerging Pollutant Removal

    3. Electro-fermentation of Waste Sludge for Resource Recovery and Stabilization

    4. Innovative Treatment Technologies for Organic Solid Waste

    Research Output

  • Selected Publications

    1. Lin L, Hu JH, Liu JH, He X, Li B, Li XY* (2020). Selective Ammonium Removal from Synthetic Wastewater by Flow-Electrode Capacitive Deionization Using a Novel K2Ti2O5-Activated Carbon Mixture Electrode. Environmental Science & Technology, 54, 19: 12723–12731.

    2. Chen C, Liu GM, An Q, Lin L*, Shang Y, Wan CL* (2020). From wasted sludge to valuable biochar by low temperature hydrothermal carbonization treatment: insight into the surface characteristics. Journal of Cleaner Production, 263, 121600.

    3. Lin L, Tam LH, Xia X, Li XY* (2019). Electro-fermentation of iron-enhanced primary sedimentation sludge in a two-compartment cell for products separation and resources recovery. Water Research, 157: 145-154.

    4. Lin L, Li XY* (2019). Fe-enhanced primary sedimentation, acidogenic sludge fermentation and electrodialysis for resource recovery from domestic wastewater. HKIE Transactions, 26(2), 80-87.

    5. Lin L, Li XY*. (2018). Effects of pH adjustment on the hydrolysis of Al-enhanced primary sedimentation sludge for volatile fatty acids (VFAs) production. Chemical Engineering Journal, 346: 50-56.

    6. Lin L, Li RH, Li XY*. (2018). Recovery of organic resources from sewage sludge of Al-enhanced primary sedimentation by alkali pretreatment and acidogenic fermentation. Journal of Cleaner Production, 172: 3334-3341.

    7. Lin L, Li XY*. (2018). Acidogenic fermentation of iron-enhanced primary sedimentation sludge under different pH conditions for production of volatile fatty acids. Chemosphere, 194: 692-700.

    8. Lin L, Li YY, Li XY* (2018). Acidogenic sludge fermentation to recover soluble organics as the carbon source for denitrification in wastewater treatment: comparison of sludge types. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering, 12(4): 3.

    9. Lin L, Li RH, Yang ZY, Li XY*. (2017). Effect of coagulant on acidogenic fermentation of sludge from enhanced primary sedimentation for resource recovery: Comparison between FeCl3 and PACl. Chemical Engineering Journal, 325: 681-689.

    10. Lin L, Li RH, Li Y, Xu J, Li XY*. (2017). Recovery of organic carbon and phosphorus from wastewater by Fe-enhanced primary sedimentation and sludge fermentation. Process Biochemistry, 54: 135-139.

    11. Lin L, Wen L, Chen S, Yang X, Liu X, Wan CL*. (2015). Effect of alkaline treatment pattern on anaerobic fermentation of swine manure. Process Biochemistry, 50: 1710-1717.

    12. Lin L, Wan CL, Lee DJ*, Lei ZF, Liu X. (2014). Ammonium assists orthophosphate removal from high-strength wastewaters by natural zeolite. Separation and Purification Technology, 133: 351-356.

    13. Lin L, Wan C, Liu X, Lee DJ*, Lei ZF, Zhang Y, Tay JH. (2013). Effect of initial pH on mesophilic hydrolysis and acidification of swine manure. Bioresource Technology, 136: 302-308.

    14. Lin L, Lei ZF, Wang L, Liu X, Zhang Y, Wan CL, Lee DJ*, Tay, JH (2013). Adsorption mechanisms of high-levels of ammonium onto natural and NaCl-modified zeolites. Separation and Purification Technology, 103: 15-20.

    15. Lin L, Wan CL, Liu X, Lei ZF*, Lee DJ, Zhang Y, Tay JH, Zhang ZY. (2013). Anaerobic digestion of swine manure under natural zeolite addition: VFA evolution, cation variation, and related microbial diversity. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97: 10575-10583.




  • Awards and Honors

    2019 Shenzhen High-quality Overseas Talents-Class C, Shenzhen Government

    2018 Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student, The University of Hong Kong