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H.-T. Chang National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan
Professor Huan-Tsung Chang obtained his Ph. D. degree in Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry) from Iowa State University, USA in 1994 and became an associate professor and a professor in the Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taiwan in 1996 and 2001, respectively. He is also an Adjunct Chair Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan. His research focuses on Nanotechnology, Green Chemistry, Sensors, and Separation. Professor Chang is the author and coauthor of more than 300 scientific papers. He was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2013. He was also bestowed the ‘Academic Achievement Award 2015’ by the Chinese Chemical Society.