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).
Professor Chun-Qing Li has been a professor of civil engineering since 2006 initially in the UK and now at RMIT, Australia. He obtained his PhD in 1994 on time-dependent reliability theory and its application to structural assessment. He is the fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers of UK (FICE) as well as the Institution of Engineers, Australia (FIEAust). He is also a chartered professional engineer of these two institutions. He was the Head of School of Civil, Environmental and Chemical Engineering at RMIT University from 2011 to 2016 during which period he changed the culture of the School and doubled the research outputs of the School.
His core research expertise is time-dependent reliability theory and its application to service life prediction of deteriorating materials and structures. His contribution in time-dependent reliability theory is that he derived a closed-form solution for first passage probability for non-stationary Gaussian stochastic processes in 1993 and more recently (2016) he derived a new solution to first passage probability for nonstationary and non-Gaussian process. Professor Li is one of the first researchers to advance research on corrosion from material perspective to mechanical and structural perspectives since 1998; one of the first to apply first passage probability method to service life prediction of deteriorating structures since 2004; one of the first to propose risk-cost optimisation for developing maintenance strategy for deteriorating structures since 2007; and one of the first to develop models for mixed modes fracture failures of buried pipes since 2013.
He recently discovered that the fracture toughness consists of both elastic and plastic parts and developed models for total fracture toughness in 2016. His research in risk-based service life prediction of civil infrastructure was rated "international leading" (i.e., 4* - the highest rating) in UK's 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. He has published over 250 papers and more than 120 papers are published in high quality international journals. He has been awarded many research grants in total over $10 m since 2000 as lead or sole CI from both national research councils of UK and Australia where he has worked.
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.
Prof. Hong Liu received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from Zhejiang University in 1999. He was appointed as the vice president of Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology, CAS. He performed his research on electrochemical technologies and principles for the treatment of high concentration organic wastewater. He was awarded by the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2015. He was supported by the National Project for Research and Development of Major Scientific Instruments, CAS "100-Talents" Program, New Century Talents Project in University and a number of national projects. Prof. Hong Liu enjoys special allowance from the State Council of China.He has published over 90 papers, written 2 books, applied 16 patents, and obtained Chongqing Municipal Natural Science Prize Class-2 as the first owner.
Prof. Hong Liu performed his research on electrochemical technologies and principles for the treatment of high concentration organic wastewater. He developed the novel E-Fenton process with the reaction-controlled pH adjustment that free of chemical addition, established a dynamic model of reaction rate control steps in photocatalytic wastewater treatment, set up a pilot-scale demonstration base for landfill leachate treatment in Chongqing, and output a first BODQ measurement instrument in light of new principle and method. His research interest mainly including:
Hongxing Dai (born in August, 1964) is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, College of Environmental and Energy Engineering, Beijing University of Technology. He obtained his Ph.D. Degree in the Department of Chemistry at Hong Kong Baptist University in 2001. He has been a postdoctoral fellow in the University of California at Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Supervisors: Profs. A.T. Bell and E.Iglesia). He is now the Head of Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. He works on heterogeneous catalysis, photocatalysis, and nanoporous materials synthesis. Up to now, He has published over 250 articles in internationally renowned journals and two book chapters. He has given many keynote and invited lectures at various academic conferences. He serves as the editorial board members of several international journals and as the reviewer of over 140 international journals.
Dr. Wang has completed his BA in School of Environmental Science and Engineering from Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, China, 1999-2003. He received his PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from College of Atmospheric Sciences at Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China from 2003-2009. He has been very actively involved in research on atmospheric air pollution. He studies the properties of black carbon and the other light-absorbing impurities in snow and their impact on recent climate. Xian and his team in Lanzhou University have conducted several snow field campaigns since 2009 across northern China.His research also focused on assessing the optical properties of the natural and anthropogenic mineral dust near the dust source regions.
Zhengqiang Li, professor of Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI) of CAS (Chinese Academy of Sciences). He is a member of International Radiation Commission (IRC) and secretary-general of the Committee of Environmental Information System and Remote Sensing of CSES(Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences).His research activities concern remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols, modeling of aerosol and fog-haze properties, atmospheric correction for earth observation of satellites. He is author (co-authors) of more than 150 peer-reviewed journal papers, and obtained Youth Science and Technology Award of CSES, Excellent Young Scholars of NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China) and 100 Talents Program fund of CAS.
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.
Prof. Yang-Hsin Shih is a Professor at the Department of Agricultural Chemistry of National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan. He received his B.S. Degree in agricultural chemistry from NTU, and M.S. And Ph.D. degrees in Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering from NTU. In 2002, he conducted a visiting PhD student study in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. He was an assistant professor and associate professor at the Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences of National Chung Hsing University (Taiwan) since 2004. He visited MIT again in 2007 as a visiting assistant professor. He has been a NTU faculty since 2010. He also visited the Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zürich, Swiss as a visiting Professor in 2013. He was invited by University of Tsukuba in 2017 to deliver a lecture course.
His research and teaching interests are in the area of environmental organic chemistry, environmental nanotechnology, environmental biotechnology, soil remediation, transformation kinetics and mechanisms of organic contaminants, Photoconversion/Bioenergy, and innovative water/wastewater treatment technology.
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.
His research interest include:
Dr. Khalid Z. Elwakeel, who holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Physical Chemistry, is the associate professor of the environmental chemistry at Port-Said University, Egypt. Currently; Elwakeel works as associate professor at University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He has more than fifty research articles published in the international journals as well as four books. He is an editorial board member and reviewer of some international journals. Elwakeel reviewed more than 400 research article for 90 international journals in the field of environmental research.
In addition to the academic and research experience, He has practical experience in drinking water companies (private and governmental), and he worked for four years as an inspector for the drinking water quality and efficiency of sewage treatment in the Egyptian water and wastewater regulatory Agency. It worth to mention that He is the recipient of (i) Award of the Kingdome of Saudi Arabia for the environmental management in the Islamic world October 2017 (the first prize under category "Best Research" (ISESCO). (ii) The Egyptian Order of Distinction (first class) from the president of Egypt, for the scientific achievements, (iii) The Egyptian Encouragement Prize in Chemical Sciences (Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt). (iv) The Misr El-Kheir Award for the best publication, 2013 (Egypt). And (v) the Award of professor, Dr. Faiza Al-Kharafi in the field of basic science, 2010 (Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt).
Deborah Panepinto, graduated in Environmental Engineering at Politecnico DI Torino on March 2006 (mark 110 L /110) and achieved her professional qualification in the second session of 2006. Since January 2009 started the PhD in Environmental Engineering at Politecnico DI Torino (focus: wastes thermal treatment) and on April 2012 finished the PhD. Since July 2006 she has worked in Politecnico DI Torino (DIATI Department) as Post Degree grant holder and from December 2018 she is Associate Professor.
Her scientific activity concerned, in particular, the following research fields:
She has the titolarity of the teaching "Evaluation of the environmental damage and compatibility" (in Italian "Valutazione del dannoambientale e compatibilitá") for the Master Degree in Environmental Engineering and of the teaching "Energetic valorization of waste and biomass" (in Italian "Valorizzazioneenergetica DI rifiuti e biomasse") for the PhD in Environmental from January 2016 to today.
She is a Council member of the GITISA (Gruppo Italiano DI Ingegneria Sanitaria Ambientale) Corporation since February 2018. She is supervisor of different Master Degree thesis and author of more or less 200 publications (journal publications and proceedings).
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. Fei Yang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University. He received his Ph.D. in the School of Public Health, Southeast University in 2014, and studied in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University for one year in 2012. Dr. Yang's researches focus on Environmental Pollution Prevention and Control, Environmental Health, Toxicology, Environmental and Intestinal Microbiology.
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. Delgerzul is a lecturer of Public Health at the School of Public Health, Mongolian National University of Mongolia in Mongolia. Her medical degree is from the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (2008) and her MSPH in Environmental Health from the Health Sciences University of Mongolia(2013). She was one of the team members of the very first projects in health impact assessment of ambient air pollution in Ulaanbaatar, which was funded by World Bank in 2008. In 2012-2013, I worked as the project manager for the "EEP, Household Behavior Monitoring and Data Collection Project," implemented by the Millennium Challenge Account, Mongolia. While working there, She became more informed about actions taken against air pollution and learned about the effect of these actions on public health. She also involved in PEER projects, funded by the National Academy of Sciences, USA. Air pollution is the biggest issue in Ulaanbaatar and the field that I have the most interest in, which is why she is pursuing a PhD focused on the health effects of air pollution. She has strong language skills, native in Mongolian; fluent in English, Chinese and Turkish; intermediate in French and Japanese; and basic Russian. With the different research studies that she has been involved in, She has experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative surveys among populations (especially in the rural area), collecting and analyzing data, writing reports, and translating questionnaire reports.
Dr. PARK received his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Kyunghee University. And he published more than 55 papers in the leading international journals such as Environmental Science & Technology, Atmospheric Environment, Science of the Total Environment, Aerosol Science & Technology and Building Environment. And he has 71 granted Korean patents. He received three environmental awards for his outstanding contributions in IAQ research and public health from Ministry of Environment in Korea. He is currently vice president of the Korean Association for Particle and Aerosol Research (KAPAR) and committee member of The Korean Society for Urban Railway. He joined the KRRI in 1995.
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.
Dr. Zineb Mejdoub is completing her Doctor of Biochemistry and Environmental Studies at Hassan II University in 2018. Her primary area of expertise is monitoring and pollution prevention. From 2012 to 2018, she was a PhD student researcher in Health & Environment Laboratory. Her dissertation work aimed to study the metallic contamination of Casablanca coastal (Morocco) by using the indigenous mussels Mytilus galloprovincialis as a bioindicators of pollution. She focused to assess the metallic bioaccumulation and bioavailability and the oxidative stress responses of the mussels exposed to outfalls pollution. Her researches includes chemical, biochemical analysis and ecotoxicological approaches.
Ecotoxicology, Biochemistry and Environmental sciences.