Prof. Jo-Shu Chang

Department of Chemical Engineering,
National Cheng Kung University, TAIWAN

Distinguished Professor



1993 Ph.D. in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

1987 M.S. in Chemical Engineering University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA

1983 B.S. in Chemical Engineering Tunghai University, Taiwan

Publications (Selected)

  1. Jatta Marjakangas*, Chun-Yen Chen, Aino-Maija Lakaniemi, Jaakko A Puhakka, Liang-Ming Whang, Jo-Shu Chang (2015) Simultaneous nutrient removal and lipid production with Chlorella vulgaris on sterilized and non-sterilized anaerobically pretreated piggery wastewater. Biochemical Engineering Journal (accpeted on July 14, 2015) [SCI; IF= 2.368]
  2. Chiu-Mei Kuo, Tsai-Yu Chen, Tsung-Hsien Lin, Chien-Ya Kao, Jinn-Tsyy Lai, Jo-Shu Chang, Chih-Sheng Lin (2015) Cultivations of Chlorella sp. GD using piggery wastewater for microalgal biomass and lipid production. Bioresource Technology (accepted on July 7, 2015). [SCI; IF= 5.039]
  3. Chun-Yen Chen, Ching-Yu Chang, and Jo-Shu Chang* (2015) Biohydrogen production using carbohydrates-rich microalgal biomass cultivated under mixotrophic conditions. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (accepted on May 26, 2015) [SCI; IF= 2.930]
  4. Niels M Moed, Duu-Jong Lee*, and Jo-Shu Chang (2015) Struvite as alternative nutrient source for cultivation of microalgae Chlorella vulgaris. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers (published online; doi:10.1016/j.jtice.2015.04.027). [SCI; IF= 2.637]
  5. Chung Hong Tan, Pau Loke Show, Jo-Shu Chang, Tau Chuan Ling, and John Chi-Wei Lan* (2015) Novel Approaches of Producing Bio-energies from Microalgae: A Recent Review. Biotechnology Advances (published online; DOI: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2015.02.013) [SCI; IF=8.905]
  6. Ming-Der Bai, Chun-Yen Chen, Wen-Chang Lu, and Hou-Peng Wan, Jo-Shu Chang* (2015-Sep.) Enhancing oil extraction efficiency of Chlorella vulgaris with cell-disruptive pretreatment using active extracellular substances from Bacillus thuringiensis ITRI-G1. Biochemical Engineering Journal 101:185-190 [SCI; IF=2.368].
  7. Jatta M. Marjakangas*, Aino-Maija Lakaniemi, Perttu E.P. Koskinen, Chang, J.-S., Jaakko A. Puhakka (2015-July) Lipid Production by Eukaryotic Microorganisms Isolated from Palm Oil Mill Effluent. Biochemical Engineering Journal 99:48-54 [SCI; IF=2.368].
  8. Chun-Yen Chen, Yu-Chun Chen, Hsiao-Chen Huang, Shih-Hsin Ho and Jo-Shu Chang* (2015-Sep.) Enhancing the production of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) from Nannochloropsis oceanica CY2 using innovative photobioreactors with optimal light source arrangements. Bioresource Technology 191: 407-413. [SCI; IF= 5.039]
  9. Wei-Hsin Chen*, Ming-Yueh Huang, Jo-Shu Chang, Chun-Yen Chen, Wen-Jhy Lee (2015-June) An energy analysis of torrefaction for upgrading microalga residue as a solid fuel. Bioresource Technology 185:285-293. [SCI; IF= 5.039]
  10. Jatta Maria Marjakangas, Chun-Yen Chen, Aino-Maija Lakaniemi, PJaakko A Puhakka, Liang-Ming Whang, Jo-Shu Chang (2015-Sep.) Selecting an indigenous microalgal strain for lipid production in anaerobically treated piggery wastewater. Bioresource Technology 191: 369-376. [SCI; IF= 5.039]
  11. Shih-Hsin Ho, Akihito Nakanishi, Xiaoting Ye, Jo-Shu Chang, Tomohisa Hasunuma*, Akihiko Kondo (2015-March) Dynamic metabolic profiling of the marine microalga Chlamydomonas sp. JSC4 and enhancing its oil production by optimizing light intensity. Biotechnology for Biofuels 8:48 (doi:10.1186/s13068-015-0226-y) [SCI; IF= 6.221]
  12. Wei-Hsin Chen*, Ming-Yueh Huang, Jo-Shu Chang, Chun-Yen Chen (2015-Sep.) Torrefaction operation and optimization of microalga residue for energy densification and utilization. Applied Energy 154:622-630 [SCI; IF= 5.261]
  13. Hong-Wei Yen*, Jung-Tzu Chang and Jo-Shu Chang (2015-Sep.) The growth of oleaginous Rhodotorula glutinis in an internal-loop airlift bioreactor by using mixture substrates of rice straw hydrolysate and crude glycerol. Biomass and Bioenergy 80:38-43 [SCI; IF= 3.411]
  14. Shimpei Aikawa, Shih-Hsin Ho, Akihito Nakanishi, Jo-Shu Chang, Tomohisa Hasunuma, Akihiko Kondo. (2015-June) Improving polyglucan production in cyanobacteria and microalgae via cultivation design and metabolic engineering. Biotechnology Journal 10(6):886-898. [SCI; IF=3.708]
  15. Chien-Chang Huang, Chieh-Ju Yang, Pei-Jyuan Gao, Nai-Ci Wang, Ching-Lung Chen, Jo-Shu Chang (2015-June) Characterization of an alkaline earth metal-doped solid superacid and its activity for the esterification of oleic acid with methanol. Green Chemistry 17:3609-3620 [SCI; IF= 6.852]
  16. Duu-Jong Lee, Chin-Yu Lee, Jo-Shu Chang, Qiang Liao, Ay Su (2015) Treatment of sulfate/sulfide-containing wastewaters using microbial fuel cell: Single and two-anode systems. International Journal of Green Energy 12(10):998-1004 [SCI; IF= 1.469]
  17. Xu Zhao, Xun Zhu, Rong Chen, Qiang Liao, Yong-Zhong Wang, Jo-Shu Chang (2015) Numerical Simulation of Light/Dark Cycle Frequency of Microalgae Fluid in a Helical Tubular Photobioreactor for Carbon Dioxide Capture. International Journal of Green Energy 12(10): 1037-1045 [SCI; IF= 1.469]
  18. Chun-Yen Chen, Po-Jen Lee, Chung Hong Tan, Yung-Chung Lo, Chieh-Chen Huang, Pau Loke Show, Chih-Hung Lin, and Jo-Shu Chang* (2015-June) Improving protein production of indigenous microalga Chlorella vulgaris FSP-E by photobioreactor design and cultivation strategies. Biotechnology Journal 10(6):905-914. [SCI; IF=3.708]
  19. Hong-Wei Yen, Shih-Hsin Ho, Chun-Yen Chen, and Jo-Shu Chang* (2015-June) Simultaneous removal of CO2, SOx and NOx from flue gas via microalgae cultivation. Biotechnology Journal 10(6):829-839. [SCI; IF=3.708]
  20. Hong-Wei Yen, Yi Xian Liu, and Jo-Shu Chang (2015-April) The effects of feeding criteria on the growth of oleaginous yeast-Rhodotorula glutinis in a pilot-scale airlift bioreactor. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 49:67-71. [SCI; IF= 2.637]
  21. Jian-Hao Lin, Duu-Jong Lee*, Jo-Shu Chang (2015-April) Lutein in specific marigold flowers and microalgae. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 49:90-94. [SCI; IF= 2.637]
  22. Md. Asraful Alam, Chun Wan, Xin-Qing Zhao*, Jo-Shu Chang, Feng-Wu Bai (2015-May) Efficient removal of zinc and cadmium by spontaneously flocculating microalga Chlorella vulgaris JSC-7. Journal of Hazardous Materials 289: 38-45. [SCI; IF= 4.331]
  23. Theoneste Ndikubwimana, Xianhai Zeng, Zongyuan Xiao, Youping Xie, Ning He, Ching-Nen Nathan Chen, Jo-Shu Chang, Lu Lin, Yinghua Lu (2015-Sep.) Microalgae biomass harvesting by bioflocculation-interpretation by classical DLVO theory. Biochemical Engineering Journal 101: 160-167 [SCI; IF=2.368]
  24. Min S Park, Jo-Shu Chang, Ji-Won Yang (2015-Sep.) Asia Oceania Algae Innovation Summit, AOAIS-2014. Bioresource Technology 191:361 [SCI; IF= 5.039]
  25. Hui-Min David Wang, Ching-chun Chen, Pauline Huynh, Jo-Shu Chang* (2015) Exploring the potential of using algae in cosmetics. Bioresource Technology 184: 355-362. [SCI; IF= 5.039]
  26. Chun Wan, Md. Asraful Alam, Xin-Qing Zhao*, Xiao-Yue Zhang, Suo-Lian Guo, Shih-Hsin Ho, Jo-Shu Chang, Feng-Wu Bai (2015) Current progress and future prospect of microalgal biomass harvest using various flocculation technologies. Bioresource Technology 184: 251-257. [SCI; IF= 5.039]
  27. John Kennedy Mwangi, Wen-Jhy Lee*, Liang-Ming Whang, Tser Son Wu, Wei-Hsin Chen, Jo-Shu Chang, Chun-Yen Chen, Ching-Lung Chen (2015-February) Microalgae Oil: Algae Cultivation and Harvest, Algae Residue Torrefaction and Diesel Engine Emission Test. Aerosol and Air Quality Research 15:81-98 [SCI; IF= 2.664]