Biography

Hao Larry Tang, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering
Department of Chemistry
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Office: 139 Weyandt Hall
Tel: +1 724 357 7925
Fax: +1 724 357 2437
htang@iup.edu

Full CV

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Tang’s research lab at IUP explores (1) Physicochemical processes with emphases on water desalination and disinfection byproducts control in the areas of environmental aquatic chemistry and water quality; (2) Innovative applications of sustainable environmental processes to address challenging issues (shale gas produced water, acid mine drainage, swimming pool water, rainfall and runoff) for public health protection and industry stewardship; and (3) Aquarium water engineering for minimization of water footprints and environmental concerns of aquaculture.

Professional Registration
Professional Engineer (Environmental), Registration No. 58526, Arizona

Education
2011                Ph.D.   Penn State, University Park, Environmental Engineering
2007                M.S.     Penn State, University Park, Environmental Engineering
2004                B.S.      Hunan University, Water & Wastewater Engineering

Academic Experience
2016-                Assistant Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Chemistry
2011-12           Postdoctoral Research Associate, Penn State Harrisburg, SSET

Industrial Experience
2013-16           Environmental Consultant, Minn Water LLC, Minneapolis, MN
2012-13           Process Engineer, Aeromix Systems Inc, Minneapolis, MN

Adjunct Positions
2014-16          Hunan University, Changsha, Hunan, China
2014                Changzhou University, Changzhou, Jiangsu, China

Awards
2019 Recognition of 2018 Scholarship Achievement by President’s Office, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2017    2016 Excellence in Review Award for Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering (FESE)
2016    Outstanding Advisor for Undergraduate Student Research, Hunan University
2014    Distinguished Service Award, Chinese-American Professors in Environmental Engineering and Science (CAPEES)
2014    Honorary Guest Professor, Changzhou University
2013    Outstanding Researcher, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
2010    Student Research Award, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA)
2010    Second Place Poster Award, American Water Works Association (AWWA), Pennsylvania Section
2006    Student Research Award, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA)
2006    Second Place Poster Award, American Water Works Association (AWWA), Pennsylvania Section