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Yi-Li Lin

Yi-Li Lin


  • Professor


  • Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering), National Taiwan University
  • B.S. (Civil Engineering), National Taiwan University


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, NKFUST
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Standford University, US
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Aim for the Top University Project, National Taiwan University
  • Executive Secretary, Academic Review Committee, Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy


  • Membrane separation technology (fouling control, surface modification)
  • Water treatment and reuse (membrane filtration, adsorption, advanced oxidation process, pellet softening)
  • Comprehensive evaluation and modification of drinking/waste water treatment plants
  • Treatment and mechanism study of emerging contaminants (disinfection by-products formation and control with different disinfectants)
  • Energy technology (biomass torrefaction, carbon dioxide storage and sequestration)


  1. “Comparison of different disinfection processes for controlling disinfection by-product formation in rainwater”, J. Hazard. Mater. Accepted (2020). (SCI)
  2. “Environmental and energy assessment of biomass residues to biochar as fuel: A brief review with recommendations for future bioenergy systems”, J. Clean. Prod. 251, 119714 (2020). (SCI)
  3. “A comparison of dissolved organic matter transformation in low pressure ultraviolet (LPUV) and ultraviolet light-emitting diode (UV-LED)/chlorine processes”, Sci. Total Environ. 702, 134942 (2020). (SCI)
  4. “Degradation of diiodoacetamide in water by UV/chlorination: Kinetics, efficiency, influence factors and toxicity evaluation”, Chemosphere 240, 124761 (2020). (SCI)
  5. “Investigation of iohexol degradation kinetics by heat-activated persulfate”, Chem. Eng. J. 379, 122403 (2020). (SCI)
  6. “Enhancing anti-organic fouling and PPCP rejection using in-situ modified NF90”, Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 26, 34073-34084 (2019). (SCI)
  7. “A novel event detection model for water distribution systems based on data-driven estimation and support vector machine classification”, Water Resour. Manag. 33, 4569-4581 (2019). (SCI)
  8. “Investigation of iohexol degradation kinetics by heat-activated persulfate”, Chem. Eng. J. 379, 122403 (2019). (SCI)
  9. “Enhanced ronidazole degradation by UV-LED/chlorine compared with conventional low-pressure UV/chlorine at neutral and alkaline pH values”, Water Res. 160, 296-303 (2019). (SCI)
  10. 1“Kinetics and model development of iohexol degradation during UV/H2O2 and UV/S2O82- oxidation,” Chemosphere 229, 602-610 (2019). (SCI)
  11. “Modelling of iohexol degradation in a Fe(II)-activated persulfate system”, Chem. Eng. J. 367, 86-93 (2019). (SCI)
  12. “Chlorination of Bromacil: Kinetics and formation of disinfection by-products”, Sep. Purif. Technol. 212, 913-919 (2019). (SCI)
  13. “Degradation kinetics of diatrizoate during UV photolysis and UV/chlorination”, Chem. Eng. J. 360, 1003-1010 (2019). (SCI)
  14. “Enhanced inactivation of E. coli by pulsed UV-LED irradiation during water disinfection”, Sci. Total Environ. 650, 210-215 (2019). (SCI)
  15. “Efficient heterogeneous activation of persulfate by iron-modified biochar for removal of antibiotic from aqueous solution: a case study of tetracycline removal”, Catalysts 9, 1-14 (2019). (SCI)
  16. “Removal of sulfonamides from wastewater in the UV/TiO2 system: effects of pH and salinity on photodegradation and mineralization”, Water Sci. Technol. 79, 349-355 (2019). (SCI)
  17. “Single-step solvothermal process for synthesizing SnO2/Bi2WO6 composites with high photocatalytic activity in the photodegradation of C.I. Reactive Red2 under solar light”, React. Kinet. Mech. Catal. 126, 1097-1113 (2019). (SCI)
  18. “Synthesis of Bi2O3/Bi2WO6 composites using single-step solvothermal method: determinations of surface characteristics and photocatalytic activity”, Desalin. Water Treat. 151, 56-65 (2019). (SCI)
  19. “Reutilization of dredged harbor sediment and steel slag by sintering as lightweight aggregate”, Process Saf. Environ. Protect. 126, 287-296 (2019). (SCI)
  20. “The degradation of phthalate esters in marine sediments by persulfate over iron–cerium oxide catalyst”, Sci. Total Environ. 696, 133973 (2019). (SCI)
  21. “Effect of UV irradiation on iodinated trihalomethane formation during post-chloramination”, Water Res. 147, 101-111 (2018). (SCI).
  22. “Adsorption of haloforms onto GACs: Effects of adsorbent properties and adsorption mechanisms”, Chem. Eng. J. 349, 849-859 (2018). (SCI)
  23. “Factors affecting the water odor caused by chloramines during drinking water disinfection”, Sci. Total Environ. 639, 687-694 (2018). (SCI)
  24. “Degradation kinetics and disinfection by-product formation of chlorimuron-ethyl during aqueous chlorination ”, Sep. Purif. Technol. 204, 49-55 (2018). (SCI)
  25. “Formation of iodinated trihalomethanes during breakpoint chlorination of iodide-containing water”, J. Hazard. Mater. 353, 505-513 (2018). (SCI)
  26. “Improving the organic and biological fouling resistance and removal of pharmaceutical and personal care products through nanofiltration by using in situ radical graft polymerization”, Sci. Total Environ. 635, 543-550 (2018). (SCI)
  27. “In situ concentration-polarization-enhanced radical graft polymerization of NF270 for mitigating silica fouling and improving pharmaceutical and personal care product rejection ”, J. Membr. Sci. 552, 387-395 (2018). (SCI)
  28. “Degradation of acrylamide during chlorination as a precursor of haloacetonitriles and haloacetamides”, Sci. Total Environ. 615, 38-46 (2018). (SCI)
  29. “Degradation of acrylamide by the UV/chlorine advanced oxidation process”, Chemosphere 187, 268-276 (2017). (SCI)
  30. “Effects of organic, biological and colloidal fouling on the removal of pharmaceuticals and personal care products by nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes”, J. Membr. Sci. 542, 342-351 (2017). (SCI)
  31. “Degradation kinetics and DBP formation during chlorination of metribuzin”, J. Taiwan Inst. Chem. E. 80, 255-261 (2017). (SCI)
  32. “Iodinated trihalomethanes formation during chloramination of iodate-containing waters in the presence of zero valent iron”, Water Res. 124, 219-226 (2017). (SCI)
  33. “Chlor(am)ination of iopamidol: Kinetics, pathways and disinfection by-product formation”, Chemosphere 184, 489-497 (2017). (SCI)
  34. “Kinetics and modeling of iodoform degradation during UV/chlorine advanced oxidation process”, Chem. Engi. J. 323, 312-319 (2017). (SCI)
  35. “Factors affecting THM, HAN and HNM formation during UV-chlor(am)ination of drinking water”, Chem. Engi. J. 306, 1180-1188 (2017). (SCI)
  36. “Formation of organic chloramines and N-DBPs during chlor(am)ination and UV/chlor(am)ination of algae organic matter in drinking water”, Water Res. 103, 189-196 (2016). (SCI)
  37. “Formation of iodinated trihalomethanes during UV/chloramination process with iodate as the iodine source”, Water Res. 98, 199-205 (2016). (SCI)
  38. “Effect of UV irradiation on the formation of organic chloramines during water chlorination”, Chemosphere 144, 940-947 (2016). (SCI)
  39. “Degradation of iohexol by UV/chlorine process and formation of iodinated trihalomethanes during post-chlorination”, Chem. Engi. J. 283, 1090-1096 (2016).
  40. “Degradation of chlortoluron during UV irradiation and UV/chlorine processes and formation of disinfection by-products in sequential chlorination”, Chem. Engi. J. 283, 412-419 (2016). (SCI)
  41. “Removal of pharmaceuticals and personal care products by Eichhornia crassipe and Pistia stratiotes”, J. Taiwan Inst. Chem. E. 58, 318-323 (2016). (SCI)
  42. “Effect of pipe corrosion product-Goethite on the formation of disinfection by-products during chlorination”, Desalin. Water Treat. 57, 553-561 (2016). (SCI)
  43. “Identification and quantification of ineffective chlorine by NaAsO2 selective quenching method during drinking water disinfection”, Chem. Engi. J. 277, 295-302 (2015). (SCI)
  44. “Effects of microwave-induced torrefaction on waste straw upgrading”, IJCEA 66, 401-404 (2015).
  45. “Chlorination of bensulfuron-methyl: kinetics, reaction factors and disinfection by-product formation”, J. Taiwan Inst. Chem. E., 53, 46-51 (2015). (SCI)
  46. “Dissolved organic matter fractions and disinfection byproduct formation potentials from major raw waters in water-receiving area of south-to-north water diversion project, China”, Desalin. Water Treat. 56, 1689-1667 (2015). (SCI)
  47. “A comparison of iodinated trihalomethane formation from chlorine, chlorine dioxide and potassium permanganate oxidation processes”, Water Res. 68, 394-403 (2015). (SCI)
  48. Kinetic models and pathways of ronidazole degradation by chlorination, UV irradiation and UV/chlorine Processes”, Water Res. 65, 271-281 (2014). (SCI)
  49. “A comparison of iodinated trihalomethane formation from iodide and iopamidol in the presence of organic precursors during monochloramination”, Chem. Engi. J. 257, 292-298 (2014). (SCI)
  50. “A comparison of carbonaceous, nitrogenous and iodinated disinfection by-product formation potential in different dissolved organic fractions and their reduction in drinking water treatment processes”, Sep. Purf. Technol. 133, 82-90 (2014). (SCI)
  51. “Photodegradation kinetics of iopamidol by UV irradiation and enhanced formation of iodinated disinfection by-products in sequential oxidation processes”, Water Res. 58, 198-208 (2014). (SCI)
  52. “Elucidating the rejection mechanisms of PPCPs by nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 53, 6798-6806 (2014). (SCI)
  53. “Effect of silica fouling on the removal of pharmaceuticals and personal care products by nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes”, J. Hazard. Mater. 277, 102-109 (2014). (SCI)
  54. “複合式積垢對奈米/逆滲透薄膜去除醫藥與個人保健用品之效能與機制影響”, 先進工程學刊9(1) 37-43 (2014).
  55. “方形流體化結晶軟化床之流況分析與改善建議”, 先進工程學刊 8(4), 235-239 (2013).
  56. “Monochloramination of oxytetracycline: kinetics, mechanisms, pathways, and disinfection by-products formation”, Clean-Soilr, Air, Water 41(10) 969-975 (2013). (SCI)
  57. “Reduction of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in aqueous solution by nanoscale Fe/Al2(SO4)3”, Water, Air & Soil Poll. 224, 1632-1641 (2013). (SCI)
  58. “Formation of iodinated disinfection by-products during oxidation of iodide-containing waters with chlorine dioxide”, Water Res. 47(9), 3006-3014 (2013). (SCI)
  59. “Effects of physico-chemical properties of nanofiltration membranes on the rejection of small organic DBP precursors”, J. Environ. Eng.-ASCE 139, 127-136 (2013). (SCI)
  60. “Formation of iodinated disinfection by-products during oxidation of iodide-containing water with potassium permanganate”, J. Hazard. Mater. 241-242, 348-354 (2012). (SCI)
  61. “Formation of volatile halogenated by-products during the chlorination of oxytetracycline”, Water, Air & Soil Poll. 223, 4429-4436 (2012). (SCI)
  62. “Degradation kinetics and N-nitrosadimethylamine formation during monochloramination of chlortoluron”, Sci. Total Environ. 417-418, 241-247 (2012). (SCI)
  63. “Chlorination of chlortoluron: kinetics, pathways and chloroform formation”, Chemosphere 83, 909-916 (2011). (SCI)
  64. “Measurement of dissolved organic nitrogen in a drinking water treatment plant: Size fraction, fate, and relation to water quality parameters”, Sci. Total Environ. 409, 1116-1122 (2011). (SCI)
  65. “Measurements of dissolved organic nitrogen (DON) in water samples by nanofiltration pretreatment”, Water Res. 44, 5376-5387 (2010). (SCI)
  66. “Reduction of natural organic matter by nanofiltration process”, Chemosphere 76, 1265-1272 (2009). (SCI)
  67. “Removal of small trihalomethane precursors from aqueous solution by nanofiltration”, J. Hazard. Mater. 146, 20-29 (2007). (SCI)
  68. “Establishment and Implementation of Source Water Implementation Plan for Water Treatment Plants in Taiwan”, the Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, ASC, 11, 2-10 (2007). (EI)
  69. “Development and Implementation of Performance Evaluation System for a Water Treatment Plant: A Case Study”, the Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, ASCE 11, 36-47 (2007). (EI)
  70. “Reduction of disinfection by-products precursors by nanofiltration process”, J. Hazard. Mater. 137, 324-331 (2006). (SCI)
  71. “Relationship of chlorine consumption and chlorination by-products formation on model compounds”, Chemosphere 64, 1196-1203 (2006). (SCI)
  72. “Evaluation of Source Water Quality Standards for Total Coliforms TOC and COD in Taiwan”, the Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, ASCE 9, 193-203 (2005). (EI)
  73. “美日新能源科技之研究與課程規劃”,環境工程會刊第20卷第4期,民國98年11月。
  74. “飲用水安全管理策略雛議”,化工技術第167期,2007年2月。


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