Chen, Kang-Shin Professor  

E-mail:shin@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Fax: 886-7-5254449

Tel: 886-7-5252000ext4406

Tel: 886-7-5254406

Educational Background: 
  • B.S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University (1975)
  • M.S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at E1 Paso (1979)
  • Ph.D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley (1983)

Work Experiences: 

  • Researcher, AT&T Bell Labs., Murry Hill, New Jersey (1983-1984)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University (1984-1989)
  • Associate Professor, Institute of Applied Mechanics, National Taiwan University (1989-1990)
  • Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University (1989-1991)
  • Head, Center for Energy Engineering Research, National Sun Yat-Sen University (1990-1991)
  • Director, Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University (1991-1997)
  • Professor, Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University (1991-Present)

Academic Honors:

  • Excellent Research Award of National Science Council (six times)
  • First-Class Award of National Science Council (nine times)
  • 1994 Excellent Research Award of this University
  • Who Is Who in R.O.C- Taiwan (1997)
  • 「Wall of Who's Who」this University (2000)
  • Award of Academic Paper, Chinese Institute of Environmental Engineering (2002)
  • Memorial Award of Academic Paper of Professor Liang, W. J., Chinese Institute of Environmental Engineering (2003)
  • Member of the American Association for the Advancement (2003-2004)
  • Award of Excellence Paper in Air Pollution Control Conference, Chinese Institute of Environmental Engineering (2006)

Specialities and Research Interests:

  • Air Quality and Atmospheric Modeling
  • Characteristics of Ambient Ozone, VOC and PM
  • Combustion and Incineration
  • Waste Recycling and Reuse

Research in Progress:

  • Airborne Pollutants (O3, PM, VOC, PAHs, PCDD/Fs)
  • Transport Modeling of Airborne Pollutants
  • Air Quality Model and Receptor Model
Representative Publications 
  1. C. H. Wu and K. S. Chen, 2000, “Simulating The Flow Field for Small Solid Incinerator”, J. of Chinese Agricultural Eng. Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 45-53. 
  2. C. H. Wu, S. T. Chang and K. S. Chen, 2000, “An Investigation on The Total Amount of Released Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in The Incinerative Process for Pigs”, Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), Vol. 43, No. 5, pp. 1223-1228.
  3. K. S. Chen, C. F. Lin and Youn-Min Chou, 2001, “Determination of Source Contributions to Ambient PM2.5 in Kaohsiung City Using Receptor Model”, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., Vol. 51, pp. 489-498. 
  4. K. S. Chen, W. T. Hsu, Y. C. Lin, Y. T. Ho and C. H. Wu, 2001, “Combustion Modeling and Performance Evaluation in A Full-Scale Rotary Kiln Incinerator”, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., Vol. 51, pp. 889-894.
  5. J. H. Chen, K. S. Chen and L. Y. Tong, 2001, “On The Pyrolysis Kinetics of Scrap Automotive Tires,” J. of Hazardous Materials., Vol. 84, No. 1, pp. 43-55. 
  6. Chung-Yi Chung, K. S. Chen, Chung-Shin Yuan and Chung-Hsuang Hung, 2001, “Modeling of Air Pollutant Dispersion in a Longitudinal Ventilated Traffic Tunnel, ” J. of the Chinese Institute of Environ. Eng., Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 237-244.
  7. K. S. Chen, Chung-Yi Chung, and S. W. Wang, 2002, “Measurement and Three-Dimensional Modeling of Airflow and Pollutant Dispersion in an Undersea Traffic Tunnel, ” J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., Vol. 52, pp. 349-363.
  8. C. Y. Chung, P. L. Chung and K. S. Chen, 2002, “Modeling Air Pollution in a Road Tunnel, ” J. of the Chinese Institute of Environ. Eng., Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 227-234.
  9. Chen, K. S., Lai, C. H. and Ho, Y. T., 2003, “ Source Profiles and Ozone Formation Potentials of Volatile Organic Compounds in Three Traffic Tunnels in Kaohsiung, Taiwan”, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., Vol. 53, pp. 102-112.
  10. K. S. Chen, Y. T. Ho, C. H. Lai, Youn-Min Chou, 2003, “Photochemical modeling and analysis of meteorological parameters during ozone episodes in Kaohsiung, Taiwan”, Atmos. Environ., Vol. 37, pp. 1811-1823.
  11. Yen-Cho Chen, Kang-Shin Chen, Chung-Hsing Wu, 2003, “Numerical simulation of gas flow around a passive vent in a sanitary landfill“, J. of Hazardous Materials, Vol. B100, pp. 39-52.
  12. K. S. Chen, W. C. Wang, H. M. Chen, C. F. Lin, H. C. Hsu, J.H. Kao, M.T., Hu, 2003, “Motorcycle emissions and fuel consumption in urban and rural driving conditions”, The Science of the Total Environment. Vol. 312, pp. 113-122.
  13. K. S. Chen, Y. T. Ho, C. H. Lai, Y. A. Tsai, Shui-Jen Chen, 2004, “Trends in Concentration of Ground-Level Ozone and Meteorological Conditions during High Ozone Episodes in Kao-Ping Airshed, Taiwan”, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., Vol. 54., pp. 36-48.
  14. C. H. Lai, K. S. Chen, Y. T. Ho, M. S. Chou, 2004, “Characteristics of C2-C15 hydrocarbons in the air of urban Kaohsiung, Taiwan”, Atmos. Environ., Vol. 38, pp. 1997-2011.
  15. M. Y. Tsai, K. S. Chen, 2004. "Measurements and three-dimensional modeling of air pollutant dispersion in an urban street canyon." Atmos. Environ. 38, 5911-5924.
  16. C. H. Wu, K. S. Chen, Yu-Liang Chen, W. H. Teng, 2004. "Size distribution of particles from cement process. "J. Aerosol Sci. Supplement 2, s1151-s1152.
  17. C. H. Lai, K. S. Chen, Y. T. Ho, Y. P. Peng, Youn-Min Chou, 2005." Receptor modeling of source contributions to atmospheric hydrocarbons in urban Kaohsiung, Taiwan. "Atmos. Environ. 39, 4543-4559.
  18. M. Y. Tsai, K. S. Chen, C. H. Wu, 2005. "Three-dimensional modeling of air flow and pollutant dispersion in an urban street canyon with thermal effects." J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc. 55, 1178-1189.
  19. J. H. Kao, K. S. Chen, G.P. Chang-Chien, I. C. Chou, 2006." Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans from various stationary sources." Aerosol and Air Quality Res. 6, 170-179.
  20. Y. P. Peng, K. S. Chen, C. H. Lai, P. J. Lu, J. H. Kao, 2006." Concentrations of H2O2 and HNO3 and O3-VOC-NOx sensitivity in ambient air in southern Taiwan." Atmos. Environ. 40, 6741-6751.
  21. H.K. Wang, K.S. Chen, J.J. Lu, Y.P. Peng, W.C. Wang, M.Y. Tsai , C.H. Lai, 2007. Dry deposition of airborne particles and characteristics of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Aerosol Air Qual. Res. 7, 106-120.
  22. J.H. Kao, K.S. Chen, C.H. Tsai, H.W. Li, G-P. Chang-Chien, 2007. Effects of burnings of wax apple stubble and rice straw on PCDD/Fs concentrations in air and soil. J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc. 57, 457-464.