IWWG - International Waste Working Group is a non-profit association that aims to provide a forum to encourage economic and ecological waste management world-wide and to promote scientific advancement in the field

Kaimin Shih

The University of Hong Kong (HKSAR, CN)



2023 - present

The University of Hong Kong (CN)

Deputy Head, Department of Civil Engineering

2019 - 2021

Hong Kong Waste Management Association


2007 - present

The University of Hong Kong (CN)

Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant

Professor in the Water and Environmental Division, Department of Civil Engineering

2000 - 2007

Stanford University (US)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Ph.D. Student

Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Ph.D. Student in the Environmental Engineering and Science Program, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Main research interest

Engineer and employ material properties for environmental and waste management applications.

Most relevant projects

Zero metal discharge from electronic waste treatment: Control metal speciation in glass-ceramics. Spinel formation in recycling sludge-incineration ash for fabrication of ceramic materials.


>300 SCI journal papers

Awards / Other

Clarivate Analytics ranked top 1% worldwide researchers by citations (since 2019)


e-mail: kshih@hku.hk
phone: +852 9143 5997