Research Interests

  • ​​Water and wastewater treatment
  • Seawater desalination and coal-seam gas (CSG)
  • Shale gas produced water treatment by reverse osmosis (RO)
  • Membrane distillation (MD)
  • Forward osmosis (FO)

Selected Publications


Education Profile

  • ​​​Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Korea University, Republic of Korea, 2017
  • M.Sc., Environmental Engineering, Korea University, Republic of Korea, 2012
  • B.Sc., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Korea University, Republic of Korea, 2010

Professional Profile

​2017- Present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia


KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering  (BESE)​​​