Darren Sun obtained his Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from The University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia, in 1993. His research interests include environmental applications and implication of nanomaterials; membrane separation for desalination, water reclamation, and water quality control; and engineered hybrid multifunctional membrane for sustainable production of water and energy. Professor Sun was the recipient of the IWA Innovation Award 2008 in East Asia and Pacific from the International Water Association in June 2008, Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award 2008 from the Institute of Engineering in Singapore in September 2008 for excellence in pilot scale water research using hybrid nanostructured TiO2 microsphere and membrane system, Nanyang Award for Innovation and Research 2009 by Nanyang Technological University in Singapore in February 2010 for excellence in fabrication of flexible TiO2 nanofiber/tube/wire membrane, and Distinguished Award 2011 from Singapore Accreditation Council in June 2011. Externally, Professor Sun is the Chair for International Water Association (IWA) Specialist Group on Chemical Industries and Editor for Water Science and Technology. He serves as a Shimizu Visiting Professor in Environmental Engineering and Science Program, Stanford University, Calif, USA, and a Fellow at IWA, Singapore.
Biography Updated on 23 December 2012