Tao Zhang is an associate professor at the College of Resources and Environment, China Agricultural University, China. He received his Ph.D from Nanjing University, China in 2011. His academic background covers wastewater treatment, waste management, nutrients recovery and recycling, utilization of agricultural waste.
He is a member of the Expert Function Research Office of Modern Agricultural Industrial Technology System, Ministry of Agriculture, and a director of the Agricultural Environmental Damage Identification and Assessment Branch of the Chinese Society of Agriculture. In addition, he is also a member of the Water Treatment and Reuse Committee of the Chinese Society of Environmental Sciences and a member of the Circular Economy Committee of the Chinese Society of Environmental Sciences. Tao Zhang has won a number of International Invention Exhibition Awards, academic and teaching awards at both provincial and university levels.