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Wen-Hsing Chen

Name
Wen-Hsing Chen
Office Tel. 03-9357400 ext. 7582
FAX No. 03-9367642
Address No.1, Sec. 1, Shennong Rd., Yilan City, Yilan County 26047, Taiwan
E-mail albert@niu.edu.tw
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Diploma Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Iowa State University, USA
M.S. in Environmental Engineering, Iowa State University, USA
B.S. in Environmental Engineering, National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan
Work Experience Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering, National Ilan University, 2014-2018
Chief, Collection Management DivisionLibrary and Information Center, National Ilan University, 2018-2018
Chief, Health Service Division, Student Affairs, National Ilan University. 2012-2014
Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering, National Ilan University. 2008-2013
Assistant Professor, Safety, Health, & Environmental Engineering, Ming Chi University of Technology. 2007-2008
Postdoc, Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering, Iowa State University. 2007
Research Engineer, Phoenix Silicon International Corporation
Environmental Engineer, CTCI Foundation
Classification Full-Time
Title Professor
Discipline Environmental Biotechnology, Wastewater treatment design, Calculus, Pollutants Fate and transport
Speciality Bioenergy (methane, hydrogen) production, Anaerobic sludge digestion, Biological wastewater treatment
 

Writing

  1. Journal Articles
    1. Chen, W.H., Wong, Y.T., Huang, T.H., Chen, W.H., Lin, J.G., "Removals of pharmaceuticals in municipal wastewater using a staged anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactor" , International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 140, 29-36, 2019-05
    2. Mak, C.Y., Lin, J.G, Chen, W.H., Ng, C.A., Bashir, Mohammed J.K., "The short- and long-term inhibitory effects of Fe (II) on anaerobic ammonium oxidizing (anammox) process" , Water Science and Technology, 79 (10), 1860-1867., 2019-05
    3. Liang, Q., Zhuang, H., Lu, M., Wang, Q., Attalage, D., Hsu, S.H., Chen, W.H., Xing, D., Lee, P.H., "Multi-agent Simulation regulated by Microbe-Oriented Thermodynamics and Kinetics Equations for Exploiting Interspecies Dynamics and Evolution between Methanogenesis, Sulfidogenesis, Hydrogenesis and Exoelectrogenesis" , Journal of Hazardous Materials 366, 573-581, 2019-03
    4. Wu, Z., Meng, H., Huang, X., Chen, W.H., Gu, J.D., Lee, P.H.*, "Salinity-driven heterogeneity toward anammox distribution and growth kinetics" , Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 103(4), 1953-1960., 2019-02
    5. Chen, W.H.*, Tsai, C.Y., Chen, S.Y., Sung, S., Lin, J.G.*, "Treatment of campus domestic wastewater using ambient-temperature anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactors with zeolites as carriers" , International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 136, 49-54., 2019-01
    6. Yang, P., Leng, L., Tan, G.Y.A., Dong, C., Leu, S.Y., Chen, W.H., Lee, P.H., "Upgrading lignocellulosic ethanol for caproate production via chain elongation fermentation" , International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 135, 103-109, 2018-09
    7. Saritpongteeraka, K., Dechrugsa, S., Kantachote, D., Chen, W.H., Chaiprapat, S., "Biomethanation efficiency of para-grass in piggery wastewater in single stage and temperature phased anaerobic systems" , Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology 15, 254–263, 2018-07
    8. Chen, W.H.*, Li, Y.H., "Methylimidazolium-based ionic liquids influence the biobutanol production by solvent-producing Clostridium" , International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 129, 163-169, 2018-04
    9. Chen, W.H.*, Zheng, Y.R., "Mathematical model to appraise the inhibitory effect of phenolic compounds derived from lignin for biobutanol production" , Bioresource Technology 261, 44–51, 2018-04
    10. Leng, L., Yang, P., Singh, S., Zhuang, H., Xu, L., Chen, W.H., Dolfing, J., Li, D., Zhang, Y., Zeng, H., Chu, W., Lee, P.H., "A review on the bioenergetics of anaerobic microbial metabolism close to the thermodynamic limits and its implications for digestion applications" , Bioresource Technology 247, 1095-1106, 2018-01
    11. Chen, W.H.*, Chiang, Y.A., Huang, Y.T., Chen, S.Y., Sung, S., Lin, J.G.*, "Tertiary nitrogen removal using simultaneous partial nitrification, anammox and denitrification (SNAD) process in packed bed reactor" , International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 120, 36-42, 2017-05
    12. Chen, W.H.*, Chen,Y.C., Chaiprapat, S., "Activation of immobilized Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum N1-4 for butanol production under different oscillatory frequencies and chemical buffers" , International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 110, 129-135, 2016-03
    13. Dutta,K., Tsai, C.Y., Chen, W.H., Lin, J.G., "Effect of carriers on the performance of anaerobic sequencing batch biofilm reactor treating synthetic municipal wastewater" , International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 95, 84-88, 2014-11
    14. Chen, W.H.*, Chen, Y.C., Lin, J.G.*, "Study of chemical pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification for producing fermentable sugars from rice straw" , Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 37, 1337-1344, 2014-07
    15. Chen, W.H.*, Jian, Z. C., "Evaluation of recycling the effluent of hydrogen fermentation for biobutanol production: kinetic study with butyrate and sucrose concentrations" , Chemosphere 93, 597-603, 2013-10
    16. Chen, W.H.*, Chen, Y.C, Lin, J.G.*, "Evaluation of biobutanol production from non-pretreated rice straw hydrolysate under non-sterile environmental conditions" , Bioresource Technology 135, 262-268, 2013-05
    17. Chen, S.Y., Chen, W.H., "Thermophilic bioleaching of heavy metals from waste sludge using response surface methodology" , Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A (2013) 48, 1094–1104, 2013-04
    18. Chen, W. H.*, Chen, S. Y., Chao, S. J. and Jian, Z. C., "Butanol Production from The Effluent of Hydrogen Fermentation" , Water Science Technology 63,1236-1240, 2011-03
    19. Lee, P.H., Bae, J., Kim, J., Chen, W.H.*, "Mesophilic Anaerobic Digestion of Corn Thin Stillage: A Technical and Energetic Assessment of the Corn-to-Ethanol Industry Integrated with Anaerobic Digestion" , Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 86, 1514-1520, 2011
    20. Lai, C.C., Yang, C.M., Chen, W.H., "Effect of corn processing on rumen fermentation characteristics in vitro" , J. Chin. Soc. Anim. Sci. 40, 2011
    21. Chen, W.H.*, Sung, S., Chen, S.Y., "Biological hydrogen production in an anaerobic sequencing batch reactor: pH and cyclic duration effects" , International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 34, 227-234, 2009-01
    22. Chen, S.Y, Chen, W.H., Shih, C.J., "Heavy metal removal from wastewater using zero-valent iron nanoparticles" , Water Science Technology 58(10), 1947-1954, 2008-10
    23. Chen, W.H., Chen, S.Y., Khanal, S.K., and Sung, S., "Kinetic study of biological hydrogen production by anaerobic fermentation" , International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 31, 2170–2178, 2006-12
    24. Khanal, S.K., Chen, W.H., Li, L., and Sung, S., "Biohydrogen Production in Continuous-Flow Reactor Using Mixed Microbial Culture" , Water Environment Research 78 (2), 110-117, 2006-02
    25. Khanal, S.K., Chen, W.H., Li, L., and Sung, S., "Biological hydrogen production: effects of pH and intermediate products" , International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 29(11), 1123-1131, 2004
    26. Chen, W.H., Han, S.K., and Sung, S., "Sodium inhibition of thermophilic methanogens" , Journal of Environmental Engineering 129 (6), 506-512, 2003
  2. Book Chapters
    1. Sung, S. and Chen, W.H., "Biological hydrogen production by strict anaerobic bacteria: fundamentals, operational strategies, and limitations" , Biocatalysis and Bioenergy, 2008
  3. Symposium Papers & Conference Proceedings
    1. , "Preparation of magnetic particles to adsorb inhibitory compounds in lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysate" , 11th International Conference in Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering, 4- 8 Nov. Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-11
    2. Chen, W.H., Zheng, Y.R., "Inhibitory effect of phenolic derivatives on biobutanol production" , 10th International Conference in Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering, 11 - 15 Nov. Kunming, China, 2017-11
    3. Chen,W.H.*, Chen, S.Y., Huang,Y.T., Chiang, Y.A., and Lin, J.G., "Removal of Nitrogen from Mainstream Wastewater Using Fluidized Bed Reactor with Different HRTs at Ambient Temperature." , 4th IWA International Symposium on Water and Wastewater Technologies in Ancient Civilizations,September 17-19, 2016 Coimbra, Portugal, 2016-09
    4. Chen, W.H., Wen,H.R., Lin, J.G., "Investigation of the influence of vanillin on biobutanol production." , The 8th International Conference in Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering , 28 Sep. to 2 Oct. 2015, Sydney, Australia., 2015-09
    5. Chen, S.Y., Chen, W.H, Chou, L.C., "Monitoring of microbial population dynamics during the thermophilic sludge bioleaching by real-time PCR" , The 29th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, March 30 – April 2, 2014,Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2014-03
    6. Chen, W.H., Chen, S.Y., Chen, Y.C., "Immobilization of Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum N1-4 by Polyviny Alcohol-Sodium Alginate for Biobutanol Production." , 8th IWA Specialized Conference on Assessment and Control of Micropollutants and Hazardous Substances in Water, 16-20 June, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland., 2013-06
    7. Chen, W. H., Chen, S. Y., Jian, Z. C.,, "The Effect of Butyrate on Butanol Production from Low Strength Carbohydrate-rich Wastes" , 8th IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, 6-10 June, 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands., 2011-06
    8. Huang, Y. T., Chen, W. H., "Systematic Study of Proteins on the Formation of Membrane Fouling" , 8th IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, 6-10 June, 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands., 2011-06
    9. Chen, S. Y., Chen, W. H., "Biological Recovery of Heavy Metals from Printed Circuit Board Industry Wastewater Sludge" , 8th IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, 6-10 June, 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands., 2011-06
    10. Chen, W. H., Chen, S. Y., Chao, S. J. and Jian, Z. C., "Butanol Production from The Effluent of Hydrogen Fermentation" , 7th IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, 2-4 June, 2010, Phoenix, USA., 2010-06
    11. Chen, S.Y., Chen, W.H., and Wang, C.T., "Bioavailability and bioaccumulation of heavy metal in the aquaculture pond sediment" , 6 th IWA/GRA Specialized Conference on Assessment and Control of Micropollutants/Hazardous Substances in Water (MICROPOL & ECOHAZARD, 8-10 June, 2009, San Francisco, USA., 2009-06
    12. 陳文興、陳勝一、戴士容, "Butanol Production from Hydrogen Fermenting derived Butyrate" , 中華民國環境工程學會2008廢水處理技術研討會,台北。, 2008-09
    13. Chen, S.Y., Chen, W.H., and Shih, C.J., "Heavy metal removal from wastewater using zero-valent iron nanoparticles." , 5th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Waster Technologies, 1-4 June, 2008, Zurich, Switzerland., 2008-06
    14. Chen, W.H., Chen, S.Y., Khanal, S. K. and Sung, S., "Biohydrogen production from sucrose-containing wastewater in anaerobic sequencing batch reactor" , 1st IWA-ASPIRE (Asia Pacific Regional Group) Conference & Exhibition, Singapore, 2005-07
    15. Sung, S., Khanal, S.K., Chen, W.H., and Cao, Q., "Bioconversion of sulfide to elemental sulfur in trickling filter" , In Proceedings of Asian WaterQual 2003, Bangkok, Thailand, 2003
    16. Sung, S., Liu, T., and Chen, W.H., "Effect of sodium inhibition in thermophilic anaerobic sequencing batch reactors" , In Proceedings of Sludge Management Entering the 3rd Millennium -Industrial, Combined, Water and Wastewater Residues, Taipei, Taiwan, 2001-03
Research ProjectOverview
Year Project Principal Investigator Job Title Period Institution Attach File/Reference Link Note
108 Development of Green Technology for Secondary Biological Treatment III Wen-Hsing Chen PI 2019-08 ~
2020-07
Ministry of Science and Technology    
107 Development of Green Technology for Secondary Biological Treatment II Wen-Hsing Chen PI 2018-08 ~
2019-07
Ministry of Science and Technology    
106 Development of Green Technology for Secondary Biological Treatment Wen-Hsing Chen PI 2017-08 ~
2018-07
Ministry of Science and Technology    
105 Study of biofuel production from rice straw hydrolysate: removal of hydrolysis byproducts Wen-Hsing Chen PI 2016-01 ~
2016-12
Ministry of Science and Technology    
104 Examiing coal ash as carriers for the growth of nitrifiers Wen-Hsing Chen PI 2015-08 ~
2015-12
Taiwan Power Company    
102 Integration study of converting wasted lignocellulosic biomass for resources recovery Wen-Hsing Chen Principal Investigator 2013-08 ~
2014-07
National Science Council    
101 Converting Low Value Byproducts from Emerging Biofuel Industries into High Value Bio-based Products Wen-Hsing Chen Principal Investigator 2012-08 ~
2013-07
National Science Council    
100 The Development of Innovative Biotechnology Producing Biofertilizer from the Mixture of Agriculutural and Livestock Wastes II Wen-Hsing Chen Prinsipal Investigor 2011-08 ~
2012-07
National Science Council    
99 The Development of Innovative Biotechnology Producing Biofertilizer from the Mixture of Agriculutural and Livestock Wastes Wen-Hsing Chen Principal Investigator 2010-08 ~
2011-07
National Science Council    
98 The Development of Soil Amendment from the Waste of Paper Manufacturing Process Wen-Hsing Chen Co-principal Investigator 2009-11 ~
2010-10
National Science Council    
97 Biobutanol and biohydrogen productions from organic wastes in a two-stage fermentation system Wen-Hsing Chen Prinsipal Investigor 2008-08 ~
2009-07
National Science Council    
96 Biological butanol production from hydrogen fermenting derived organic acids Wen-Hsing Chen Prinsipal Investigor 2007-11 ~
2008-07
National Science Council    

 

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