Researcher biography


Dr. Haoran Duan is currently a Research Fellow at Australian Centre of Water and Environmental Biotechnology (ACWEB, formerly AWMC). He obtained his Ph.D. in 2019 at Advanced Water Management Centre (AWMC) and then worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the School of Chemical Engineering (UQ) til June 2021. His research focuses on carbon and energy efficient wastewater treatment technologies, nitrous oxide emissions from wastewater treatment processes, excess sludge management. He has published >40 fully refereed journal papers with citations > 1,300, and received ES&T Best Papers award (2018). He serves as the lead guest editor for Sustainability in Special issue "Sustainable urban wastewater management" and in the editorial board of Frontiers of Environmental Science Engineering, and Frontiers in. He is a member of the International Water Association (IWA), Australia Water Association (AWA), and Engineers Australia (EA). He is a reviewer for more than 20 international journals. Dr. Haoran Duan can supervise Ph.D/M.phil student.

Teaching and Learning:

  • Lecturer in Industrial Wastewater & Solid Waste Management (CHEE4012)
  • Lecturer in Process & Control System Synthesis (CHEE4060)
  • Supervisor in Thesis project (CHEE4007/4027)