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Benjamin S. HsiaoDistinguished ProfessorChemistryCollege of Arts and Sciences
Benjamin Hsiao is a polymer scientist with expertise in nanomaterials and water purification. He and his team developed a highly permeable breakthrough membrane technology using nanofibrous materials for water purification, which removes pathogens and contaminants in water using gravity or solar heat. This invention can provide affordable and sustainable drinking water solutions to people in remote communities and after catastrophic disasters, and the technology may be on course to revolutionize the water purification industry.
- PhD and MS, University of Connecticut
- BS, National Taiwan University
December 21, 2021Using Plants, She’s Discovered How to Bring Clean Drinking Water to Off-Grid PlacesThe Story ExchangeRead ArticleMarch 23, 2021Faculty of Chemistry Receives International Award for Water ResearchExBulletinRead ArticleOctober 18, 2020Caution: Sweet 16 'superspreader' a COVID-19 red flag on indoor gatheringsNewsdayRead ArticleJanuary 28, 2023SBU’s Benjamin Hsiao scores $570K to turn something useful out of wasteTimes Beacon RecordRead ArticleJanuary 3, 2023Stony Brook, Aussie Experts Unite On Biomass MissionInnovate LIRead Article