Environmental Sciences

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Hojae Shim

Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Macau


Hojae SHIM is associate professor at University of Macau. He rceived his Bachelor's degree in Environmental Biology from Seoul National University, Korea and Master in Environmental Microbiology from Ohio State University, U.S.A.

Research Interest

Environmental Biotechnology, Biological Wastewater Treatment and Effluent Reuse, Generation of Renewable Energy (Biogas/Biodiesel) from Waste/Wastewater, Bioremediation of Contaminated Environments, Bioremoval of New Emerging Micropollutants from Environment, Biodegradation/Biotransformation


  • Ling, J., de Toledo, R.A., & Shim, H. (2016). Biodiesel production from wastewater using oleaginous yeast and microalga. In Environmental Materials and Waste – Resource Recovery and Pollution Prevention [EMW - RR and PP]. M.N.V. Prasad and K. Shih (eds). Publisher, Elsevier USA. Chapter 8, pp.180-213.

  • Chan, K.H., Sun, J., & Shim, H.(2010). Potential reuse of wastewater effluent in Macau.InSustainability in Food and Water: An Asian Perspective. K. Fukushi, K.M. Hassan, R. Honda, and A. Sumi (eds). AGS (Alliance for Global Sustainability) Bookseries by Springer / University of Tokyo.Vol. 18, Part 2, pp.85-92.

  • Li, J. & Shim, H. (2012). Distribution of heavy metals and total petroleum hydrocarbons in soils near a petrochemical complex in Guangzhou, China. In Heavy Metal Sediments.L.H. Sanz (ed.). Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Ch. 1, pp.1-34.

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