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

Pinjing He

Tongji University, Shanghai (CN)

Managing Board
Editor in Chief WM

Why I joined IWWG

The IWWG's reputation for fostering collaboration among experts, researchers, and professionals from diverse backgrounds drew me in, offering a unique opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue and share insights on waste management practices. The organization's multidisciplinary approach aligns with my belief in the importance of holistic strategies to tackle the complex issues surrounding waste.


2001 – present

Tongji University, China

Chair Professor

He has been managing the course of Solid Waste Treatment and Resource reuse as Chair Professor since 2001. He has been implementing research and education in the area of waste management since the completion of his MS in 1987 at East China University of Science and Technology, and PhD in 1998 at Tongji University, Shanghai China.
He became a Co-Editor-in-Chief of Waste Management (Elsevier) in 2018 and Environmental Sanitation Engineering (Chinese Journal) in 2020.

1994 – 2001

Tongji University, China

Associate Professor

Main research interest

Fundamental and applied aspects of waste management, with focus on biological, thermal treatment systems and sustainable landfilling of waste

Most relevant projects

Technologies and equipment for high-value utilization and secondary pollution control of domestic waste in villages and towns (National Key R&D Program of China)
Emission control of heavy metals and collaborative removal of key pollutants in the thermal treatment process of combustible solid waste (National Basic Research Program of China)
High throughput detection method for micro(nano)plastics from household food waste – derived bioproducts (NSFC China)


>360 scientific papers and book chapters

Awards / Other

Highly Cited Author’s Award by Elsevier in 2014-2023
Stanford University Top 2% Scientists List in October 2023 data-update for “Updated science-wide author database of standardized citation indicators”


e-mail: xhpjk@tongji.edu.cn
phone: +86 21 65986104