Former Keynote Speakers


Speaker I

 

Prof. Kokyo Oh
  Center for Environmental Science in Saitama, Japan

Kokyo Oh is a senior researcher in Center for Environmental Science in Saitama, Japan. He graduated with his MSci degree and Ph.D. degree (soil science) in Chinese Academy of Sciences, and was honored as a STA research fellow by Japan government from 1997 to 1999. The research areas include soil science, environmental conservation, environmental chemistry, and atmospheric environment. His current research is mainly on soil remediation, environmental agronomy, atmospheric PM2.5 and water environment conservation. He has published more than 90 publications.

Speaker II

 

Prof. Yu Hong
Beijing Forestry University, China

Hong Yu, Professor, obtained her doctorate from Tsinghua University in 2008. She was a visiting scholar with the CSC fund to conduct academic research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2015-2016). Her main research directions include microalgae-based water pollution control and biomass resource utilization technology, environmental functional materials, environmental risk substance toxicity assessment. She has presided over several national-level and provincial S&T projects, including the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Beijing Science and Technology Star Program. So far, more than 80 academic papers have been published, including 36 papers by SCI, and obtained 10 national invention patents. She is currently a member of the Youth Working Committee of the Chinese Chemical Society, the Youth Working Committee of Algae Branch of the China Algae Industry Association, the Water Treatment and Reuse Committee of the Chinese Society of Environmental Sciences, and some academic journals’ reviewers, etc. She has won the Beijing Science and Technology Nova Star, the China Environmental Science Society Youth S&T Award, the Water Treatment and Reuse Annual National Excellent Conference Paper Award, the leader 5000 The top paper award of China's fine S&T journals, outstanding doctoral thesis of Tsinghua University, etc.

Speaker III

 

Prof. Ngai Weng Chan
School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia 

Ngai Weng Chan is Professor of Physical Geography at the Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang, Malaysia. His main research areas are Environmental Hazards Management, Hydro-Climatology & Water Resources Management. He is currently Vice-President of the International Water Resources Association, Member of International Association of Hydrological Sciences and Member of International Water Association. He is currently President of Water Watch Penang (WWP), Treasurer of Malaysian Environmental NGOs (MENGOs) and member of Malaysian Water Partnership and Malaysian Water Association. He has completed more than 50 research/consultancy projects and published 26 Books, 59 Chapters in Books, and more than 100 professional papers.

 

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