Kaimin Shih

Hong Kong









Kaimin Shih is currently a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. and postdoctoral training in the Environmental Engineering and Science program at Stanford University. After joining the University of Hong Kong, he has established and led the “Environmental Materials Research Group” since 2008. Their work is primarily to engineer and employ material properties for innovative environmental and energy applications. Professor Shih is particularly interested in studying waste-to-resources strategies, materials recovery, environmentally-friendly materials/products, and e-waste management. Professor Shih has published 200+ SCI journal articles, authored 8 book chapters, and edited 2 books. He is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Board in the International Waste Working Group and serving as the Chairperson of the Hong Kong Waste Management Association and the executive committee members in the other 3 environmental associations. He also serves as an editor or associate editor in 4 peer-reviewed scientific journals, including as an Associate Editor of Waste Management.