ICAER 2017
Keynote of the Conference


Keynote I

Prof. Hyo Choi
Dept. of Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences,Gangneung-Wonju National University, South Korea

Dr. Hyo Choi is meteorologist, environmental scientist and physical oceanographer with over 40 years experiences in numerical modeling researches as Overseas invited senior researcher by Korean Government of Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute (KORDI (now, KIOST) of KAIST), Ministry of Science & Technology, a high-level Researcher (nominated by President of Korean Government) of National Fisheries & Research Development Institute (NFRDI), Ministry  of  Maritime  Affairs & Fisheries, and Full Professor of Gangneung-Wonju National University.  He obtained 2 Ph.D. degrees from Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, USA (1984) and College of Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing; China (2004).  His research interests cover a variety of fields in Meteorology, Environmental Science & Engineering and Physical Oceanography.

He acted as not only Interpreter and Investigator of Korea Antarctic Scientific Expedition Team for two times (1985~1987), but also Korean Government Representative for Inter-governmental Meetings on Antarctic Treaty and Science Policies.  He has been President of Korean Environmental Sciences Society (2002~2003), President and Vice President of Asia-Oceania Geosciences Society, Singapore (Atmospheric Section-60 Nations), Director General of Donghae Coastal Region Research Institute (1989~1991) and Dean of the Graduate School, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Korea (2009~2011, 2011~2012).  In present, he is Director General of Atmospheric & Oceanic Disaster Research Institute, Korea (2014~Present), High-end Foreign Expert of South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, China (CAS; 2015~Presen), and also acting as Editor-in-Chief of 13 international journals (USA, Singapore, India) and Editor of 25 ones (USA, UK, Italy, Canada, etc.) in Environmental Pollution, Disaster, Agriculture, Food sciences, Water resources, Lake and rivers, GIS, Physical sciences, Oceanography, Fishery and Meteorology.

Keynote II

Prof. Chan Jin Park
Incheon National University, Republic of Korea

Prof. Park Chan Jin graduated from Korea University, and got Master and PhD degrees in same university. His major fields of research are the air pollution control, greenhouse gas technology and odor management technology. His another interests is green growth policy. He is now full-professor in Incheon National University at Urban and Environmental Engineering School. He is member of INU ensemble taking part in piano (Chamber orchestra of his University).


Keynote III

Prof. Solomon W. Leung 
Idaho State University, USA



Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Department of Civil Engineering, Feb 1989 to Aug 1989,

 University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, Nevada

Ph.D.     Civil & Environmental Engineering, May 1989,

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

(Thesis title: Chemistry and Kinetics of Chloramine Decomposition:  Nitrite        Reactions, and the Formation of an Unidentified Product) 

M.S.  Chemical Engineering, 1982, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

(Thesis title: Solute Redistribution during Normal Freezing)

B.A.   Chemistry, 1978, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa


Physicochemical treatment processes, particularly chemical oxidations applied to the treatment of soils, water and wastewater, and disinfection and by-products generated in water and wastewater;

Environmental risk assessment and toxicology and nanotoxicity;

Nanotechnology, biosensor, and novel applications with nanotechnology;

Tissue engineering, biosignaling, and cancer therapy



Plenary Speaker

Prof. Jun Yao

National "Environment and Energy International Cooperation Base",

China University of Geosciences Beijing














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