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Chong Tzyy Haur




Deputy Director, Singapore Membrane Technology Centre, Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI-SMTC)



Assistant Professor
BEng (Chemical), Ph.D
Office: N1-01c-91
Tel: (65) 6513-8126 / 6908-1438
Email: THChong@ntu.edu.sg




Academic:

  • PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2008)
  • Beng (Chemical), University of New South Wales, Australia (1999)

Professional Experience:

  • Nanyang Technological University, Assistant Professor (2014 – Present)
  • Singapore Membrane Technology Centre, Nanyang Technological University
    • Senior Research Fellow (2011 – 2014)
    • Research Fellow (2008 – 2011)


Membrane science and technology:

  • Water and wastewater treatment, seawater desalination and water reclamation, food application
  • Membrane fouling and cleaning; sensors for membrane processes
  • Module design and hydrodynamics
  • Energy related to membrane processes


  • Suwarno, S. R., Chen, X., Chong, T. H., McDougald, D., Cohen, Y., Rice, S. A., Fane, A. G. (2014). Biofouling in reverse osmosis processes: The role of flux and crossflow velocity in biofilm development, Journal of Membrane Science, Vol 467, 116 – 125.
  • Taheri, A. H., Sim, S. T. V., Sim, L. N., Chong, T. H., Krantz, W. B., Fane, A. G. (2013). Development of a new technique to predict reverse osmosis fouling, Journal of Membrane Science, Vol 448, 12 – 22.
  • Wu, B., Kitade, T., Chong, T. H., Uemura, T., Fane, A. G. (2012). Role of initially formed cake layers on limiting membrane fouling in membrane bioreactors, Bioresource Technology, Vol 118, pp. 589 - 593.
  • Suwarno, S. R., Chen, X., Chong, T. H., Puspitasari, V. L., Rice, S., Cohen, Y., McDougald, D., Fane, A. G. (2012). The impact of flux and spacers on biofilm development on reverse osmosis membranes, Journal of Membrane Science, Vol. 405 – 406, pp. 219 – 232.
  • Sim, S. T. V., Chong, T. H., Krantz, W. B., Fane, A. G. (2012). Monitoring of colloidal fouling and its associated metastability using Ultrasonic Time Domain Reflectometry, Journal of Membrane Science, Vol. 401 – 402, pp. 241 – 253.
  • Tang, C. Y., Chong, T. H., Fane, A. G. (2011). Colloidal interactions and fouling of NF and RO membranes: A review, Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, Vol. 164, pp. 126 - 143.