PhD Student

Contact Information

Phone: (519)-888-4567, ext. 33326
Office: E3-3110A
Email: rliang@uwaterloo.ca

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1
Canada

Biographical Information

2012: BASc, Nanotechnology Engineeering, University of Waterloo

Research Projects

Removal of drinking water contaminants using TiO2 nanowire membranes

Projects that are currently underway include:

  1. Doping of TiO2 nanowires for visible light sensitization
  2. Improvement of mechanical properties of TiO2 membranes
  3. Disinfection and fouling studies
  4. Evaluation of degradation efficiency from various emerging pollutants (pharmaceuticals and personal care products, pesticides, disinfection byproducts)
  5. Mathematical modeling of membrane filtration processes

Project sponsor(s)

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Project supervisor(s)

  • Y. Norman Zhou, Anming Hu, Mark Servos, and Susan Andrews

Research Interests

  • Photocatalysts and electrocatalysts
  • Nanomaterials for water treatment processes

Thesis Supervisor(s)

  • Anming Hu
  • Y. Norman Zhou
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo