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  • Biography


    Sep. 2015 – Sep. 2019Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

    Sep. 2012 – Aug. 2015MSc in Environmental Engineering, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

    Jun. 2004 – Jun. 2007BSc in Environmental Science, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

    Professional Experience

    Oct. 2022 - present, Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, China, Assistant Professor

    Oct. 2019 – Sep. 2022, National University of Singapore,Postdoctoral Research Fellow

    Additional Positions

    Youth Executive Editorial Board for Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.

    Keynote speaker for the 2021 United Nations World Antimicrobial Awareness Week’s webminar: Environmental Dimension of AMR under the One Health Agenda.

    Reviewer of the following journals: Water Research, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Cleaner Waste Systems, Chemosphere, Marine Pollution Bulletin.


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  • Current Courses

    Master’s & Ph.D. Advising

  • Research Interests

    Water quality and public health; transport, transformation and ecotoxicology of emerging pollutants (microplastics, organic chemical pollutants, antimicrobial) and microbial contaminants (pathogens and antimicrobial resistance) in river, estuarine and coastal environment, low-energy wastewater treatment processes for water safety and pollution control, ecosystem impact and environmental risk assessment.


    Research Output

  • Selected Publications

    [1]Jong, M.-C., Tong, X., Li, J., Xu, Z., Chng, S.H.Q., He, Y., Gin, K.Y.-H. 2022. Microplastics in equatorial coasts: Pollution hotspots and spatiotemporal variations associated with tropical monsoons. Journal of Hazardous Materials 424, 127626.

    [2]Jong, M.-C., Li, J., Noor, H.M., He, Y. and Gin, K.Y.-H.2022.Impacts of size-fractionation on toxicity of marine microplastics: Enhanced integrated biomarker assessment in the tropical mussels, Perna viridis. Science of The Total Environment 835, 155459.

    [3]Jong, M.-C., Harwood, C.R., Blackburn, A., Snape, J.R. and Graham, D.W.2020.Impact of Redox Conditions on Antibiotic Resistance Conjugative Gene Transfer Frequency and Plasmid Fate in Wastewater Ecosystems. Environmental Science & Technology 54(23), 14984-14993.

    [4]Jong M.-C., Su J-Q, Bunce JT, Harwood CR, Snape JR, Zhu Y-G, Graham DW. (September 2018) Co-optimization of sponge-core bioreactors for removing total nitrogen and antibiotic resistance genes from domestic wastewater. Science of the Total Environment 634:1417-1423.

    [5]Ho, J.Y., Jong, M.-C., Acharya, K., Liew, S.S.X., Smith, D.R., Noor, Z.Z., Goodson, M.L., Werner, D., Graham, D.W. and Eswaran, J. 2021. Multidrug-resistant bacteria and microbial communities in a river estuary with fragmented suburban waste management. Journal of Hazardous Materials 405, 124687.

    [6]Cui, R., Jong, M.-C., You, L., Mao, F., Yao, D., Gin, K.Y. and He, Y.2021.Size-dependent adsorption of waterborne Benzophenone-3 on microplastics and its desorption under simulated gastrointestinal conditions. Chemosphere 286(Pt 3), 131735.

    [7]Tong, X., Jong, M.-C., Zhang, J., You, L. and Gin, K.Y.-H.2021.Modelling the spatial and seasonal distribution, fate and transport of floating plastics in tropical coastal waters. Journal of Hazardous Materials 414, 125502.

    [8]Mao JF, Li W, Ong CN, He Y, Jong M.-C., Gin KY-H. Assessment of human exposure to benzophenone-type UV filters: A review. Environment International 2022; 167: 107405.

    [9]Li, W., Mao, F., Ng, C., Jong, M.C., Goh, S.G., Charles, F.R., Ng, O.T., Marimuthu, K., He, Y. and Gin, K.Y.-H.2022.Population-based variations of a core resistome revealed by urban sewage metagenome surveillance. Environment International 163, 107185.9.

    [10]Collings, E.J., Bunce, J., Jong, M.-C. and Graham, D.2020.Impact of Cold Temperatures on Nitrogen Removal in Denitrifying Down-Flow Hanging Sponge (DDHS) Reactors. Water 12, 2029.

    [11]Myra J.G, Graham D. W., Jong, M.-C., Bunce J.T; (2018). Improving local-scale waste management: A solution for reducing global antibiotic resistance. Proceedings of the 1st IWA Latin American & Caribbean Young Water Professionals Querétaro, Mexico.

    [12]Bundy, CA, Wu D, Jong M.-C., Edwards SR, Ahammad ZS, Graham DW. (December 2017) Enhanced denitrification in Downflow Hanging Sponge reactors for decentralised domestic wastewater treatment. BioresourceTechnology, 226:1-8.




  • Awards and Honors

    Top 10 Young scientist Awards at the 27th SETAC-Europe Conference, Brussels (2017).

    Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), United Kingdom, PhD Scholarship (2015-2019).