Dr. Chengjin Wang was appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Manitoba in December 2021. His work is focused on UV-based advanced oxidation processes in water and wastewater treatment, with particular interests in micropollutant transformation and oxidation byproduct control.
Before this job, Wang was a postdoctoral scholar, first at the University of Toronto and then at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. He received his Bachelor’s (2008) and Master’s (2011) degrees from Tongji University in China and his Ph.D. degree (2016) from the University of Alberta.
Wang was one of the 2021 RadLaunch Winners for his contribution to developing a portable device to measure hydroxyl radical scavenging capacity in water samples.