清华大学环境学院

School of Environment

 

Name:
YU Gang
Division:Division of Environmental Chemistry
Position:Professor
Address:
Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Tsinghua Univeristy, Beijing, 100084, China
Telephone:86-10-62787137
E-mail:yg-den@tsinghua.edu.cn

Education background

He received his BS in organic chemistry from Nanjing University in 1986, his MS in environmental chemistry from Nanjing University in 1989 and his PhD degree in Environmental Chemistry in Research Centre for Eco-environmental Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1992.

Experience

Professor Gang YU, an environmental scientist born in Hubei (China) in 1965. After his PhD education, he joined the Department of Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University as a lecturer in 1992 and became Associate Professor in 1994. As a visiting scholar, he worked in Department of Civil Engineering, University of Newcastle in UK from January 1997 to January 1998. He got full professor position in Tsinghua University in August of 1998. He has served as vice Chair of Department of Environmental Science and Engineering from December of 1994 to April of 2006. Now he is the Chair of this Department.

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

1. Environmental chemistry of POPs  Analytical/monitoring method and occurrence survey of POPs  Transport, transform, fate and effect of POPs in multiple environment   The quantitative activity/property structure relationship (QSARs) of POPs

2. POPs control techniques   POPs wastes disposal technologies (chemical reduction, UV oxidation, solvent washing etc.)   Cleaner processes to reduce POPs emission   Synthesis and property of POPs surrogates

3. POPs decision supporting policy   Strategy to implement POPs Convention   POPs inventory methodologies and POPs database   New POPs screening methodology and POPs hazard assessment model