Prof Chi-Hwa Wang

National University of Singapore

Chi-Hwa Wang




  • Academia

Job Function

  • Education


Dr. Chi-Hwa Wang
is currently a Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He had the following joint appointments in his service to the same university (i) Assistant Dean for Research at the Faculty of Engineering, NUS (2006-2008), and (ii) Faculty Fellow, Singapore-MIT Alliance (2001-2006). He received his B.S. degree (Chemical Engineering) from National Taiwan University, M.S. degree (Biomedical Engineering) from Johns Hopkins University, M.A. and PhD degrees (both in Chemical Engineering) from Princeton University, respectively. He was holding several visiting appointments throughout different stages of his career: Kyoto University (2003, JSPS Visiting Fellow), Cambridge University (2004, Sabbatical Academic Visitor), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2004, Visiting Associate Professor). His current research interests include particle technology, biomass gasification, and waste to energy and resource. He is on the editorial boards of Journal of Controlled Release (2009 - present), Powder Technology (2008 - present), Advanced Powder Technology (2009 – present, also Executive Editor, 2009-2012), and Applied Energy (2017- present). He is currently an Executive Editor for Chemical Engineering Science (Elsevier, 2013 - present).  Chi-Hwa is the recipient of a few recent awards such as AIChE Shining Star Award 2016, Teaching Commendation List, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore, 2017. WSSET (World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies) Award 2017, Bologna, Italy, 2017,  AIChE Shell Thomas Baron Award, Pittsburgh, USA, 2018, Elected AIChE Fellow 2019.


Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
To 1996

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
To 1991

National Taiwan University
To 1987


  • AIChE Fellow
  • Particle Technology Forum
  • Singapore Local Section

Current Entity Roles

  • Career & Education Operating Council (Member)
  • International Committee (Member) (South East Asia Work Group Chair)
  • National University of Singapore (Advisor)
  • Singapore Local Section (Chair)

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