Dr. Jin Gi Hong joined the CSULB Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management in Fall 2015. He holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, a MS in Environmental Engineering from Cornell University, and a BS in Civil Engineering from Hong-Ik University, South Korea. His research interests include membrane-based technology for water and wastewater treatment, reverse electrodialysis for salinity gradient energy generation, sustainable waste-to-energy systems, and application of nanomaterials for membrane development.

  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, Environmental Engineering
  • M.S., Cornell University, Environmental Engineering
  • B.S., Hong-Ik University, Republic of Korea, Civil Engineering
  • Associate Professor, CSULB (2021-present)
  • Assistant Professor, CSULB (2015-2021)
  • Civil and Environmental Engineer, Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-water), 2004-2011
  • Application of nanomaterials for ion exchange processes
  • Membrane-based processes for wastewater treatment and desalination
  • Electrochemical processes for energy application
  • Sustainable waste-to-energy systems