- Associate Professor– Present
- Assistant Professor–
- Doctor of Philosophy (Chemical Engineering)National University of Singapore , Singapore
- Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) with First Class HonoursNational University of Singapore , Singapore
- Best reviewer award 2015 for CHERD IChemE Journals
- Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors’ Award 2016
- Forbes “30 Under 30” Asia List Winner
- World Future Foundation Medal and Prize in Environment and Sustainability
- Sixth HOPE Meeting with Nobel Laureates Award
- NUS Graduate School for Integrative Science and Engineering Scholarship
- MIT Club of Singapore Gold Medal for the best student
- Ministry of Education Scholarship for undergraduate study
- Japan Society for Promotion of Science Fellowship
Membrane science and technology
Membranes for molecules purification and pharmaceuticals synthesis
Membranes for food processing
Jian Zuo, Tai-Shung Chung, Gregory S. O'Brien, Walter Kosar, Hydrophobic/hydrophilic PVDF/Ultem® dual-layer hollow fiber membranes with superior mechanical durability and water transport for vacuum membrane distillation, Journal of Membrane Science, 523 (2017)103.
Yi Ming Xu, Ngoc Lieu Le, Jian Zuo, Tai-Shung Chung, Aromatic polyimide and cross-linked thermally rearranged poly(benzoxazole-co-imide) membranes for isopropanol dehydration via pervaporation, Journal of Membrane Science, 499 (2016) 317.
Jian Zuo, Tai-Shung Chung, In-situ cross-linked PVDF membranes with enhanced mechanical durability for vacuum membrane distillation, AIChE Journal, 32 (2016) 4013.
Kang-Jia Lu, Jian Zuo, Tai-Shung Chung, Tri-bore PVDF hollow fibers with a super-hydrophobic coating for membrane distillation, Journal of Membrane Science, 514 (2016) 165.
Jian Zuo, Sina Bonyadi, Tai-Shung Chung, Exploring the potential of commercial polyethylene membranes for desalination by membrane distillation, Journal of Membrane Science, 497 (2016) 239.
Jian Chang, Jian Zuo, Kang-Jia Lu, Tai-Shung Chung, Freeze desalination of seawater using LNG cold energy, Water Research, 102 (2016) 282.
Yee Kang Ong, Gui Min Shi, Ngoc Lieu Le, Yu Pan Tang, Jian Zuo, Suzana P. Nunes, Tai-Shung Chung, Recent membrane development for pervaporation processes, Progress in Polymer Science, 57( 2016) 1.
Jian Zuo, Tai-Shung Chung, Molecular controlling of metal-organic framework functionalized alumina membranes for vacuum membrane distillation, Water, 8 (2016) 586.
Shu Xiong, Jian Zuo, Yuan Gui Ma, Yan Wang, Novel thin film composite forward osmosis membrane of enhanced water flux and anti-fouling property with N-[3-(trimethoxysilyl) propyl] ethylenediamine incorporated, Journal of Membrane Science, 520 (2016) 400.
Gui Min Shi, Jian Zuo, Shyuan Hon Tang, Shawn Wei, Tai-Shung Chung, Layer-by-layer (LbL) polyelectrolyte membrane with NexarTM polymer as a polyanion for pervaporation dehydration of ethanol, Separation and Purification Technology,140 (2015) 13.
Gang Han, Jian Zuo, Chunfeng Wan, Tai-Shung Chung, Hybrid pressure retarded osmosis–membrane distillation (PRO–MD) process for osmotic power and clean water generation, Environmental Science Water Research & Technology, 1 (2015) 507.
Lin Hao, Jian Zuo, Tai-Shung Chung, Formation of defect-free polyetherimide/PIM-1 hollow fiber membranes for gas separation, AIChE Journal, 60 (2014) 3848.
Jian Zuo, Gui Min Shi, Shawn Wei, Tai-Shung Chung, The development of novel Nexar block copolymer/Ultem composite membranes for C2−C4 alcohols dehydration via pervaporation, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6 (2014) 13874.
Jian Zuo, Juin-Yih Lai, Tai-Shung Chung, In-situ synthesis and cross-linking of polyamide thin film composite (TFC) membranes for bioethanol applications, Journal of Membrane Science, 458 (2014) 47.
Jian Zuo, Yan Wang, Tai-Shung Chung, Novel organic-inorganic thin film composite membranes with separation performance surpassing ceramic membranes for isopropanol dehydration, Journal of Membrane Science, 433 (2013) 60.
Phuoc H.H. Duong, Jian Zuo, Tai-Shung Chung, Highly crosslinked layer-by-layer polyelectrolyte FO membranes: Understanding effects of salt concentration and deposition time on FO performance, Journal of Membrane Science, 427 (2013) 411.
Jian Zuo, Tai-Shung Chung, Design and synthesis of a fluoro-silane amine monomer for novel thin film composite membranes to dehydrate ethanol via pervaporation, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1 (2013) 9814.
Jian Zuo, Yan Wang, Shipeng Sun, Tai-Shung Chung, Molecular design of thin film composite (TFC) hollow fiber membranes for isopropanol dehydration via pervaporation, Journal of Membrane Science, 405-406 (2012) 123.