Shanghai, China Project Center

Worcester, England
Current Director(s): 
Program Term(s): 
B-Term during late fall
Project Opportunities: 

Location and Culture

With 18.7 million inhabitants, Shanghai is the largest city by population in the world, as well as the commercial and financial center of China and the largest base of Chinese industrial technology. In addition to being a mecca of fashion, art, cinema, museums, and sports, the city is home to several historical landmarks and attractions, many centered around the People’s Square or Huangpu River. Average temperatures in November range from 51°F to 63°F.

Past Projects

Past students at the Shanghai, China Project Center have:

  • Removed natural organic matter and heavy metal using charged ultrafiltration membranes
  • Optimized membrane ultrafiltration for removal of natural organic matter
  • Determined factors affecting ethanol fermentation using brewer’s yeast (saccharomyces cerevisiae)