Zhongchao (Chao) Tan
From one school to another...
University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Department of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering (Cross appointment)
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering(Cross appointment)
Director, Green Energy and Pollution Control Research Lab
Executive Director, Tsinghua - Waterloo Joint Research Centre for Micro/Nano Energy & Environment Technologies
2017: SeyedAliAshrazadeh, ZhongchaoTan,Mass and Energy Balances released.
9/2018-8/2020. Board of Directors, American Filtration and Separation Society
11/2017-Present, Chair, Energy Division of Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering.
3/2015: Promoted to Full Professor (effective July 1, 2015).
9/2010-6/2015: Associate Professor
11/2014: Textbook "Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases" released by Springer
2013: Canadian Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Program Technical Advisory Committee Member
1/2013-Present: Editorial Advisory Board Member of the International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering
2012-Present: Editor, Sustainable Environment Research
2012-2015: Indoor Environment Research Program Technical Advisory Committee of the National Research Council Canada Institute for Research in Construction (NRC-IRC)
2012: Building and Environment best journal paper award
2011-Present: Professional Engineer of Ontario
2010: Faculty of Engineering VISION 2015 Strategic Planning Committee Member
Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN)
Member, Waterloo's Centre for Automotive Research (WatCAR)
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering,
Appointed through Centre for Environmental Engineering Research & Education
6/2010: Invited Short-term Visiting Professor to School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing.
4/2009-8/2010: Associate Professor with Tenure
7/2004-3/2009: Assistant Professor (Tenure track)
2006-2011: Professional Engineer of Alberta
1/2009: Departmental Teaching Award
1/2008: Schulich School of Engineering Early Research Excellence Award
1/2007: Student Union Teaching Excellence Award Honorable Mention
2006-2008: Associate Editor, International journals published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Environment and Structure Division.
8/2006: Best Journal Paper Award of Transactions of ASABE
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering
5/2004: PhD degree
8/2004: ASAE Graduate Research Award (1st place in PhD category)
6-7/2003: Chair, Symposium on Advances in Indoor Air Quality Control, ASHRAE Annual Meeting 2003, Kansas City, MO, USA. June 28-July 2, 2003.
2003: Directory of Teachers Ranked as Excellent at the University of Illinois as a TA
University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, USA
8/1999-12/2000: Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Department of Thermal Engineering
9/1996-6/1999: MSc degree
09/1991-07/1996: BSc degree
1995: Top-10 Outstanding Students in Thermal Engineering
Xu-Zhou, Jiang-Su Province, China
1972-1991: Grew up with love from parents and 5 elder brothers.