Gang Pan is a physical and environmental chemist and a freshwater ecologist. He works on management of nutrient cycling and pollution control in natural waters and is recognized as a founding member for the field of geo-engineering for lake restoration. He pioneers in developing cost-effective and safe technologies for toxic harmful algal bloom and water-pollution controls (Modified Local Soil technology) and fundamental physicochemical theories (Metastable Equilibrium Adsorption theory) and methods in environmental and geochemical interfacial sciences (synchrotron and quantum chemical calculation techniques).
His research line focuses on Aquatic ecological engineering; lake restoration; eutrophication and algal bloom control, Environmental interfacial chemistry: adsorption and flocculation reactions, Environmental nanomaterials: nanobubbles and its application to biofuel cells and hypoxia/anoxia remediation in deep water/ sediment, Microalgae bio-refinery technologies, Biogeochemical cycling of P, N, S, C, Hg, As in natural waters and sediment, Integrated Water-Energy-Food studies (iWEF).
Miklas Scholz is a Professor in Water Resources Engineering at Lund University, Sweden. He also holds the Chair in Civil Engineering at The University of Salford, UK. He is the Head of the Civil Engineering Research Group in Salford. He has published three books and 209 journal articles. Since 2009, he tops the publication list in terms of numbers for all members of staff at the University of Salford.
His research interests focus on civil engineering; environmental engineering; environmental science; water resources engineering; agricultural water management; pollution control; wastewater treatment; decision support systems; treatment wetlands; integrated constructed wetlands; hydrology; sustainable flood retention basins; sustainable drainage systems; permeable pavement systems; ponds; capillary suction time.
Ole Hertel (OH) is professor and head of section in air pollution research at Department of Environmental Science, Aarhus University. OH has a background as MSc in Environmental Engineering, a BSc in Management, and he holds a PhD in Geophysics and a higher doctoral degree in Environmental Atmospheric Chemistry. He started in air pollution research in 1987. He has substantial teaching experience from additional positions as external lecturer in other Danish Universities, as well as from supervision of MSc, PhD and post doc students.
Ole Hertel has a background in air pollution modelling, but in recent years he has been highly involved in application of low-cost sensor based devices for measurements of air pollution. His research concerns mainly two areas: atmospheric nitrogen deposition on nature and human air pollution exposure assessment and associated health effects.
Dr. Kun Luo is currently a professor in the Department of Energy Engineering at Zhejiang University. He did a postdoctoral research at Zhejiang University in State Key Laboratory of Clean Energy Utilization in China with Profs. Jianren Fan and Kefa Cen from September 2000 - March 2005.
His research interests include Computational Energy Sciences, Air Quality Modeling, Multi-scale Modeling of Wind Energy, Computational Multiphase Reactive Flow.
Yizhong Lv is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Soil and Water Science at China Agricultural University in china. His Phd. Was on Characteristics of soil humic acids in degraded grassland in Xilin River Valley of Inner Mongolia in China Agricultural University. He completed his MS in soil chemistry from Beijing Agricultural University.
His Research focus on soil Humic Acids, soil organic pollution, Soil Improvement , Soil remediation and soil quility evaluation.
Dr. Zhi Dang is a Professor of South China University of Technology. He received his M.S. in Analytical Geochemistry in 1988 and Ph.D. in Environmental Geochemistry in 1996 from Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. After postdoc training in the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), he joined Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences as a Research Fellow in 1998. Since 2000, he moved to South China University of Technology and became a Professor in Environmental Biogeochemistry and Pollution Control.
The major focus of Dr. Dang’s research is biogeochemical cycle and toxicity of (in) organic pollutants in the environments, with specific interest in the ore area and soil/sediment-water interface. Another main research area is the development of remediation technologies, including bioremediation, phytoremediation and soil washing/flushing, for the decontamination of (in)organic-polluted environments.
Dr. Yunus Dogan is a professor in Ecology at Dokuz Eylul University at Buca Faculty of Education. He is a graduate at Ege University (1989), earned master degree in Plant Ecology at Dokuz Eylul University (1994), and Ph.D. in Plant Ecology at Dokuz Eylul University (1999) in Izmir, Turkey.
His major research areas are based on Plant Ecology and Ethnobotany, acting on the following subjects: edaphic factors, soil-plant relations, heavy metals, biomonitoring, ethnobiology, medicinal plants, wild edible plants, ethnology of Balkan minorities as well as environmental education etc.
Haider A. Khwaja is an associate professor of environmental health sciences and a research scientist at the New York State Department of Health's Wadsworth Center. His research and teaching interests lie in the field of Environmental Health. Active research programs include the study of multidisciplinary environmental chemistry related to air and water quality and their impact on human health, sources and fate of chemical contaminants; cloud water chemistry; and acid rain.
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Jing WU is a Ph.D., associate professor of Tsinghua University of China. She got her bachelor, master and PhD degrees from Tsinghua University from 1992-2002. She was a postdoctoral researcher in 2003-2004 and foreign researchers in 2009in CNRS, France. She is a leader or principal investigator of over 20national and international projects. She published morethan100papersin peer-reviewed journals and conferences. She had 11 patents. In 2017, she won a grand gold medal with the congratulations of the jury of the 45th Geneva international invention exhibition. The Instruments for Early-warning of Pollution and Identification of Pollution Discharge Source, she invented, have been used in drinking water source, industrial parks and cities.
Her research line focuses on Identificationof water pollution source and anaerobic digestion.
Zohre Kurt received her bachelor degrees in Environmental Engineering and Chemical Engineering from METU in 2006 and 2007. She continued her studies in Georgia Institute of Technology where she got masters in Environmental Engineering and Chemistry and Biomolecular Engineering in 2008 and 2011 and afterwards she completed her Ph.D in 2012. After working as a postdoctoral fellow followed by being a researcher in Georgia Tech, she joined Institute of Scientific Research and High Technology, Technical University of Panama and Florida State University in Panama. She is still performing her research affiliated to those institutions.
Her research line focuses on establishing biodegradation pathways, finding solutions to agricultural contamination, using biomolecular, bioinformatical, microbiological and biochemical techniques to establish decontamination techniques. Her discussions will include information about the techniques that could be used to treat the contaminations in the water bodies in Panama.
Dr . KefengXie is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Lanzhou Jiaotong University in china.
His research line focuses on photocatalysis material.
Dr. Xu Zhou received his PhD on Environmental Engineering at The University of Queensland, Australia. Currently, he is working as assistant professor at the Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen Graduate School). He worked on biological wastewater treatment processes. He has published over 50 research papers in academic journals.
His research interests include environmental biotechnology, conditioning/dewatering of waste sludge, advanced oxidization processes and anaerobic/aerobic digestion processes.
Dr. Mashallah Rezakazemi received his BSc. and MSc. degrees in 2009 and 2011, respectively, both in Chemical Engineering, from the Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), and his Ph.D. from the University of Tehran (UT) in 2015. In his first appointment, Rezakazemi has been served as professor of the Faculty of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the Shahrood University of Technology since 2016.
His research interests include Basic and Advanced Membrane Separation Processes, Carbon Capture technologies (CCS), Desalination, Wastewater treatment.
Danuta Smolka is working as a Lecturer in the Department of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrography at the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland.
Her research interests include: mineralogy of energy and post-mining waste, geochemistry of potentially toxic elements and rare earths in coal combustion products, concentration of radionuclides in fly ash and bottom ash from fluidized bed combustion, the effect of coal burning on the environment (including individual home furnaces).
Dr. Alex Ruben has 5 years of experience in research field and two years of experience in the mining and textile industry. He completed his Ph.D. in Chemistry (analytical, instrumental, and environmental) and MSc degree in Metrology carried out at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Brazil.
His research interests include environmental pollution with particular emphasis on particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5), trace elements, gaseous pollutants (CO, CO2, NOx, SOx, etc), water soluble ions, biomonitoring studies and meteorology data.