Dr. Ju-Chang (Howard) Huang (黃汝常) passed away in Hong Kong on January 16, 2018.

Dr. Huang was born in Taiwan, received his bachelor degree from the National Taiwan University, and a doctoral degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Huang was one of the founders of OCEESA. He was the OCEESA Vice President in 1980 and the OCEESA President in 1981.


He was a professor emeritus at the both University of Missouri-Rolla (now renamed as Missouri University of Science and Technology) and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His expertise was in innovative water and wastewater treatment processes and was a senior consultant for numerous government agencies and companies for more than 30 years.

His rich experiences were a precious treasure to the environmental engineering, and he was always generously providing his profound insights to the meetings of the Mainland and Taiwan Environmental Protection Conference (MTEPC) and organizational management of the OCEESA.

He will be remembered by his friends and the OCEESA.

May his soul rest in peace.