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Hanwei Zhang

Waste-to-Energy, Biomass-to-Energy, Hazardous Waste Incineration and high temperature corrosion protection

Hanwei Zhang
Vice President Engineering GWC, General Secretory WtERT Asia

Global WtERT Council, WtERT Asia

United States of America

Chinese, English

Thematic focus:
Corrosion, Hazardous Waste, Biomass-to-Energy, Waste Management

Geographical focus:
China, United States of America

Detailed description of working activity

Hanwei Zhang has been involved in many commercial WTE projects globally in the development of feasibility studies and proposals for integrated waste management to achieve commercially viable extraction and recycling of usable materials, combined with energy recovery from the remaining residual waste. He has rich experience on the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of WTE plants.

Current activity

VP-Engineering of GWC, Senior Consultant of Shanghai SUS Environment and also the general secretory of WTERT-Asia

Former activities

Chief Scientist, Shanghai SUS Environment (04/2019~04/2020)

Chief Technology Officer, China Everbright International (02/2016~03/2019)

Director of Research and Development, Covanta Energy (04/2009~01/2016)

Principal Engineer, Covanta Energy (04/2005~04/2009)

Senior Engineer, American Ref-fuel Co. (07/2003~04/2005)

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University (01/2002~07/2003)


Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering), Columbia University, New York (2002)

M.S. (Chemical Engineering), Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

B.S. (Chemical Metallurgy), Sichuan University, Chengdu, China