Zhang Lin, Associate editor
South China University of Technology, China
Dr. Zhang Lin is a Professor in School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology. She received the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2011 and the award of Ten Thousand Talent Program of Leading Scientists, Engineers and Innovators in 2016. In 2017, she was selected as the Distinguished Professor of Changjiang Scholars Program of China for her outstanding achievements in environmental science. Prof. Lin earned her B.S. degree at Xiamen University, her M.S. degree at Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and her doctorate at Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Prof. Lin’s research group focuses primarily on achieving the fully extraction and recycle of heavy metal resources based on the microscopic occurrence state of the industrial heavy metal solid waste, via fast crystal growth manipulation. Her current research interests include recycling and concentrating of heavy metal from industrial sludges via controlling the crystal growth, microbial mineralization of heavy metal, adsorption technologies for water treatment and resources reuse, and photoreduction of CO2 via metal-organic frameworks.