UST-International Ph.D Program in Environmental Science and Technology

International Ph.D Program in Environmental Science and Technology

University System of Taiwan

Focused Research Fields and Institutes

Environmental Remote Sensing

  • Science and applications of measurements from Earth-observing satellites and aircraft, with focus on calibration and fusion of passive and active remote sensing data in the optical and microwave spectral bands
  • The 3S disciplines of remote-sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and global navigation satellite systems, with focus on geospatial data acquisition, data processing, analysis, integrated applications and system development for the environmental issues
  • CSRSR, NCU; Dept. of Civil Engineering, National Chiao Tung University (NCTU)

Environmental Engineering

  • Subsurface hydrology and industrial wastewater treatment– microbial toxicity and risk assessment, nano-catalyst and membrane technology for water treatment
  • Development of control devices for nanoparticle and gaseous air pollutants
  • Green technology technologies for sustainable environment
  • Institute of Environmental Engineering, NCTU and NCU

Environmental Chemistry and Molecular Science

  • Environmental nanotechnology- development of novel devices for investigation and applications in environmental monitoring, photo-catalysis, and remediation/treatment
  • Atmospheric chemistry - monitoring and characterization of physicochemical processes and determination of the effects of nano-and micro-particles on contaminant transport in geological systems as well as on climate and human health
  • Dept. of Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Sciences, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU); Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences and Dept. of Chemistry, NCU

Environmental and Occupational Health Science

  • Study of highly concerned chemicals in air pollution, environmental stressors
  • Management of poisoning by various environmental stressors -mechanism of toxicity, exposure assessment, health effect, control of pollution
  • Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (IEOHS), National Yang-Ming University (YMU); Institute of Environmental Engineering, NCTU and NCU