Dr. Jiayuan Ji holds a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, working at Tohoku University. His main research interests are anaerobic digestion, anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR), anammox and bioenergy recovery. Since 2017, he attended a research project to develop a low cost and energy recovery wastewater treatment process based on AnMBR and Anammox. Now, the research group is running a pilot-scale system to support future practical application.