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Ping-Yi  Yang

Name :

Ping-Yi Yang

Title :

Emeritus

Unit :

Department of Molecular Biosciences & BioEngineering

Address :

1955 East-West Rd. #218
                    Honolulu, HI 96822

Room :

Gilmore Hall 105

Phone :

(808)956-8459

Fax :

(808)956-9269

E-mail :

pingyi@hawaii.edu

Specialties :

Bio-processing water and waste water; waste water engineering; Agricultural and Food waste management: -Water/Irrigation-Biomass/Waste Management


Professional Prep/Appointments :


Provincial Hu Wei High School Ph.D., Bioenvironmental Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1972 M.S., Bioenvironmental Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1969 B.S., Applied Microbiology, National Taiwan University, 1961

Courses:


Biological Pollution Control Bioprocess for Waste/Wastewater

Professional Interests :


1976 - Present --- Involved with research, extension and instruction activities in the area of agricultural waste management; promoted research results for the application in the field; assisted in the design and operation of four field scales of animal waste treatment/utilization systems; served as M.S. Thesis Chairman for 30 students; 35% of the graduates work for consulting engineering companies, 35% for the state and federal, 30% in PhD. program. 1973 - 1975 --- Asian Inst. of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand: involved in research and instruction activities in environmental engineering; served as M.S. Thesis Chairman; in charge of campus water and wastewater treatment facilities; promoted a joint research project for the industry and the Institute. 1972 - 1973 --- Cornell University, Ithaca, New York: supervised the research project for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; conducted research in the area of animal waste treatment design and operational criteria. 1967 - 1972 --- Oklahoma State University: Assisted the Principal Investigator in conducting research in the area of environmental engineering. 1962 - 1967 --- Wei-Shin Food Company, Taipei, Taiwan: Process engineer for monosodium glutamate; director for research and chemical analysis for the fermentation research and production.

Selected Recent Publications :


  • Cho, E.S., J. Zhu and P.Y. Yang “Intermittently aerated EMMC-Biobarrel (Entrapped Mixed Microbial Cell with Bio-barrel) Process for Concurrent Organic and Nitrogen Removal,” J of Environmental Management, In press.
  • Yang, P.Y., C. Song, E.S. Cho and Z Wang “Removal of Organic and Nitrogen and Molecular weight Distribution of Residual Organic from EMMC (Entrapped Mixed Microbial Cells) and Activated Sludge Processes,” Water Environment Research 78, 2501-2507 (2006)
  • Ahn, S.Y., S.J. Kim and P.Y. Yang “Bioanaerobic Treatability Study for PCBs-Contaminated Oil,” Water Science and Technology, 53,161-167 (2006)
  • Kim, S, J and P.Y.Yang “Combined Removal of High-Strength Organics and Nitrogen Using Two-Stage Entrapped Mixed Microbial Cell (2sEMMC) Process,”. J. Ind. Eng. Chem., 11, 954-951 (2005)
  • Yang, P.Y., M. Shimabukuro, and S.J. Kim “Applicability of ORP Response on a Full Scale Intermittently Aerated Suspended Culture System,” Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, Radioactive, Waste Management, 8, 19-25 (2004).
  • Kim, S.J. and P.Y. Yang, “Two-Stage Entrapped Mixed Microbial Cell (EMMC) Process for Simultaneous Removal of Organics and Nitrogen for Rural Domestic Sewage Application,” Water Science and Technology, 49, 281-288 (2004).
  • Yang, P.Y., and T.T. Myint, “Integrating EMMC Technology for Treatment of Wastewater Containing DMSO for Reuse in Semiconductor Industries,” Clean Water Technology and Environmental Policy, 6, 43-50 (2003).
  • Yang, P.Y., R. Su, and S.J. Kim “EMMC Process for Combined Removal of Organics, Nitrogen and Odor Producing Substance,” Journal of Environment Management, 69, 381-389 (2003).


Languages :


ChineseTaiwaneseJapanese