Faculty Directory


She Qianhong

Assistant Professor
B.Eng., M.Eng., Ph.D
Office: N1-01c-100
Tel: (65) 6790-5294
Email: qhshe@ntu.edu.sg


  • Ph.D., Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2014
  • M.Eng., Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2009
  • M.Eng., Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2009
  • B.Eng., Sichuan University, China, 2006

Professional Experience:

  • Jan. 2019 – present, Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Mar. 2017 – Jan. 2019, Lecturer, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Dec. 2017 – Feb. 2018, Visiting Researcher, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • May 2010 – Feb. 2017, Research Associate / Research Fellow, Singapore Membrane Technology Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • May 2009 – Apr. 2010, Engineer, PowerChina Huadong Engineering Corporation, China

  • Energy-efficient separation technologies for water, energy and environment related applications such as water reuse, desalination, brine disposal, trace pollutant removal, renewable energy harvesting, and resource recovery from waste.
  • Membrane processes and systems design, modelling, characterization and optimization.
  • Membrane fouling mechanisms and mitigation strategies.
  • Membrane fabrication, modification and characterization.

  • North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Young Membrane Scientist Award, 2017
  • Membrane Society of Australasia (MSA) Travel Award, 2017
  • Green Talents Award, by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), 2016
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad, 2013
  • Top Cited Papers Award, by Journal of Membrane Science, Elsevier, 2013
  • Most Cited Authors Award, by Journal of Membrane Science, Elsevier, 2012

  • Yang, L.; Chen, X.; She, Q.; Cao, G.; Liu, Y.; Chang, V. W. C.; Tang, C. Y., Regulation, formation, exposure, and treatment of disinfection by-products (DBPs) in swimming pool waters: A critical review. Environment International 2018, 121, 1039-1057.
  • Siddiqui, F. A.; She, Q.; Fane, A. G.; Field, R. W., Exploring the differences between forward osmosis and reverse osmosis fouling. Journal of Membrane Science 2018, 565, 241-253.
  • She, Q.; Zhang, L.; Wang, R.; Krantz, W. B.; Fane, A. G., Pressure-retarded osmosis with wastewater concentrate feed: Fouling process considerations. Journal of Membrane Science 2017, 542, 233-244.
  • She, Q.; Wei, J.; Ma, N.; Sim, S. T.V.; Fane, A.G.; Wang, R.; Tang, C. Y., Fabrication and characterization of fabric-reinforced pressure retarded osmosis membranes for osmotic power harvesting. Journal of Membrane Science 2016, 504, 75-88.
  • Zhang, L.; She, Q.; Wang, R.; Wongchitphimon, S.; Chen, Y.; Fane, A. G., Unique roles of aminosilane in developing anti-fouling thin film composite (TFC) membranes for pressure retarded osmosis (PRO). Desalination 2016, 389, 119-128.
  • She, Q.; Wang, R.; Fane, A. G.; Tang, C. Y., Membrane fouling in osmotically driven membrane processes: A review. Journal of Membrane Science 2016, 499, 201-233.
  • Zhang, J.; She, Q.; Chang, V. W. C.; Tang, C. Y.; Webster, R. D., Mining nutrients (N, K, P) from urban source-separated urine by forward osmosis dewatering. Environmental Science and Technology 2014, 48, (6), 3386-3394.
  • She, Q.; Hou, D.; Liu, J.; Tan, K. H.; Tang, C. Y., Effect of feed spacer induced membrane deformation on the performance of pressure retarded osmosis (PRO): implications for PRO process operation. Journal of Membrane Science 2013, 445, (0), 170-182.
  • She, Q.; Wong, Y. K. W.; Zhao, S.; Tang, C. Y., Organic fouling in pressure retarded osmosis: Experiments, mechanisms and implications. Journal of Membrane Science 2013, 428, 181-189.
  • She, Q.; Jin, X.; Tang, C. Y., Osmotic power production from salinity gradient resource by pressure retarded osmosis: Effects of operating conditions and reverse solute diffusion. Journal of Membrane Science 2012, 401-402, 262-273.
  • She, Q.; Jin, X.; Li, Q.; Tang, C. Y., Relating reverse and forward solute diffusion to membrane fouling in osmotically driven membrane processes. Water Research 2012, 46, (7), 2478-2486.
  • Tang, C. Y.; She, Q.; Lay, W. C. L.; Wang, R.; Fane, A. G., Coupled effects of internal concentration polarization and fouling on flux behavior of forward osmosis membranes during humic acid filtration. Journal of Membrane Science 2010, 354, (1-2), 123-133.