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Keynote speeches

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Keynote Speeches of ICSDWE2023(Alphabetize by Last Name)

Prof. Jidong Gu

Guangdong Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (China)

Ji-Dong received his BSc degree from Heilongjiang August First Land Reclamation University (P.R. China), MSc degree from University of Alberta (Canada), and PhD degree from Virginia Tech (USA). He worked in the Microbial Ecology Laboratory of Harvard University between 1993 and 1998 and then joined The University of Hong Kong in 1999 as an assistant professor and then in 2004 promoted to associate professor. He takes the current position with Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology in the summer of 2020. He is the Editor-in-Chief for International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, and an Associate Editor for Ecotoxicology, and Journal of Polymers and the Environment.

Prof. Peiyue Li

Chang'an University (China)

Dr. Li is a full professor in hydrogeology and environmental science. He obtained his Ph.D. from Chang’an University, one of the national key universities in China. His research interests include hydrogeology, hydrogeochemistry and groundwater modeling. He has been members of IAH, IMWA and NGWA since 2014, and been Guest Editors and Associate Editors for several internationally recognized journals. He has been awarded over ten national and provincial awards such as the Li Siguang Award and Zhang Bosheng Award for recognizing his outstanding achievements in geoscience. He has also been certified as a new start in science and technology by the Shaanxi Department of Science. He has been leader for more than 20 research projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Ministry of Science and Technology of China (MSTC), Ningxia Departments of Environmental Protection and Shaanxi Department of Science and Technology. He is now working on hydrogeochemical processes of wastewater irrigation, impacts of water-rock interactions on permeability of porous media, and hydrogeological variation of loess areas under urbanization.

Assoc. Prof. Xiaosheng Qin

Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

Dr. Xiaosheng Qin is currently an Associate Professor with School of Civil and Environmental Engineering in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Hunan University, China, and PhD degree from University of Regina, Canada. Dr. Qin mainly teaches Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering at both undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests focus mainly on the topics of water resource systems modelling and urban environmental resources management. Dr. Qin has served as local panel of experts on climate modeling sponsored by BCA from 2011 to 2014 and worked (as PI or Co-PI) on many research projects supported by Singapore governmental agencies such as MND, BCA, MOE, JTC, NParks, EOS, and EWI. Dr. Qin is currently the Associate Editors for Journal of Environmental Informatics and Water Science and Technology, and serves (or served) as board members, and guest editors for 7 international journals. Dr. Qin was invited as reviewers for over 50 scientific journals and produced over 180 scientific publications (peer-reviewed journal & conference papers) with total citations at 3036 and H-index at 32 according to Web of Science record as of Feb 2023. Dr. Qin’s name was featured in World’s Top 2% Scientists in 2022 by Stanford University.

Invited Speech of ICSDWE2023

Dr. Jian Zang

Chongqing University (China)

Jian Zang, the young teacher and research associate of SuDBE team in the School of Civil Engineering of Chongqing University. He got his PhD. from Newcastle University civil engineering, he is now a national foreign project leader, a member of the national "Huang Danian type" excellent teacher team, a young research scholar member of the International IWA Water Conservation Association, a special postdoctoral grant winner in Chongqing, and a teacher of the national low carbon Green Building International Joint Research Center, teacher of "Sustainable Building Environment Creation Teacher Team". He was the overall technical designer of the intelligent algorithm team of the General Institute of Civil Products of the 36th Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation. He has published his research in the Journal of Environmental Management, Building and Environment, Water Research & Technology and other important international journals. He has edited one international monograph and published about 10 international papers in the area of sustainable and resilient environment.

Keynote Speech of ICSDWE2022

Prof. Han-Yong Jeon

Inha University (South Korea)

Prof. Han-Yong Jeon, geosynthetics/technical organic materials researcher, graduated from textile engineering department, Hanyang University in 1979. He worked for Hyejeon College, 1982-1990 and Howon University, 1990-1992, Chonnam National University, 1992-2005 and now works for Inha University. Since 1998, he is the director of Geosynthetics Institute (USA)-Korea Directory. He worked in International Geosynthetics Society as Council member (2006~2012) and he was the 6th president of Korean Geosynthetics Society (2011~2013). Also, he is members of ASTM D35 and ISO TC221 on geosynthetics from 1998.He was the 32nd President of Korean Fiber Society (2014~2015). He has published more than 842 procedings in the domestic and international conferences. He wrote 20 Korean and English texts including 'GEOSYNTHETICS’ and also published 143 papers in domestic & international journals. He has awards of Marquis Who'sWho - Science and Engineering in 2003~2017 and Top 100 Scientists in the World: 2005/2011 of IBC (International Biographical Centre, UK). Also, he got the 33rd Academy Award of Korean Fiber Society in 2006 and “Excellent Paper Award of 2012” by The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies.

Prof. Rosemary M. Gutierrez

University of the Philippines Baguio, Philippines

Research Interests: microbiology

Research Projects:

· Molecular characterization of Nitrogen-fixing Microbial Biofilm Communities in Soils Affected by Acidic Coal Mine Drainage in Degraded Land Areas
· Antimicrobial Property of Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) Gray
· Collaboration with UP MSI on Metagenomics Project (2010-2013)