Jerry Wu received his Ph.D. degree in 1998 from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University, USA. He is currently a distinguished professor at Feng Chia University in Taiwan. Prof. Wu’s research interests include ozonation and advanced oxidation processes for water and wastewater treatment, functional materials for sensor, energy, medical, biochemical, and environmental applications, analytical techniques for molecule substances, organometallic and inorganic molecules or complexes, kinetics and mechanistic studies of microwave-induced chemical reactions and micro pollutants. In addition, he is also interested in the nanomaterial synthesis via sonochemcial or microwaved approaches and photocatalysis applications, including decontamination, electrochemistry, and hydrogen production from water splitting.
Dr. S. Anandan hails from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He has been actively engaged in research and teaching in the area of Solar Energy and nanomaterials. Further, he had a collaborative project with the University of Melbourne, Australia, University of Alicante, Spain, Feng Chia University, Taiwan, Moscow State University, Russia and CNR Naples, funded by DST and CSIR India. In addition, eleven Ph.D. and two M.Sc. students are pursuing research under his guidance. His research work to date is largely multi-disciplinary involving Nanomaterials, sonochemistry, photochemistry, photocatalysis, electrocatalysis, Fuel cell catalysts, photosplitting of water molecules, bio-molecule interactions, sensors, super capacitors, OLED applications, organic, inorganic & polymer solar cells.
Mohammad Omar Abdullah received his Ph.D. degree in 2002 from the University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. He is the Founding Head and Professor of Chemical Engineering & Energy Sustainability Department, University of Malaysia, Sarawak, Malaysia. Prof. Abdullah’s research interest include applied energy, environment, energy intensive industries, clean fuels, hydrogen technologies, refrigeration & air conditioning as well as waste-to-wealth studies.
Santanu Patra, PhD is working as a Group Leader at the Institute of Advanced Materials, IAAM, Sweden & VBRI, India. He received his PhD in Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad. His present research work focuses on the novel fabrication of renewable energy storage devices. Dr. Patra has extensive experience in material science (materials design, synthesis, and characterization), nanocomposite synthesis, nanobiotechnology, electrocatalysis science, energy devices and battery science & technology.
Sébastien Poncet received his engineering diploma and his master degree in physical oceanography from Seatech (Toulon, France) in 2002 and the Ph.D. degree in complex systems from Aix-Marseille University (Marseille, France) in 2005. He became the assistant lecturer for one year before becoming assistant professor at Aix-Marseille University in 2006. He joined the University of Sherbrooke as an Associate Professor in 2014, where he is currently a full professor and chair holder of the NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Industrial Energy Efficiency (https://lmfteus.wordpress.com). His research interests include the experimental characterization of the thermophysical properties of complex heat transfer fluids and the advanced numerical modeling of thermal systems. He is the coauthor of about 300 research papers.
Prof. Zhimin Ao received his PhD in Materials Science from Jilin University, China in 2008. He is currently a full professor at the Institute of Environmental Health and Pollution Control, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Guangdong University of Technology. His research interests mainly focus on the development of environmental catalysts and corresponding mechanism investigation. He has published over 110 SCI papers with citations over 4100 times and an H index of 30.
Dr. Fengwu Bai is a professor at the Institute of Electrical Engineering Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is a doctor tutor at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. A professor at the College of Engineering of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is also the director of Beijing Engineering Research Center of Solar Thermal Power. He joined the research and development of Badaling Solar Power Tower Plant in charge of the design of thermal energy storage system. Dr.Bai presided over the completion of a number of projects funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China or the National Natural Science Foundation of China. He developed the 1MWth solar air receiver system, the first 10kWth solid particle air receiver and pressurized air receiver. He has published more than 70 academic papers in journals or proceedings and authorized more than 40 national invention patents.
Dr. Shuge Dai received his Ph.D degree in Applied Physics from Chongqing University(2017). He joined Prof. Meilin Liu's group as a visiting student at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology in 2015. He is currently an associate professor at the School of Physics, Zhengzhou University, China. His research interests mainly focus on the efficient energy storage and conversion, including supercapacitors, nanogenerators, sodium/potassium ion batteries. He has published more than 30 articles in peer- reviewed journals on synthesis of micro/nano materials for the applications of energy storage and conversion.
Dr Bo Hu received his PhD in Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China. His research interests include atmospheric radiation, interaction between aerosol and solar radiation, aerosol physics and chemistry, and aerosol hygroscopicity. He has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.
Kittisak Jermsittiparsert holds a PhD in Social Sciences from Kasetsart University, Thailand. Currently, he is a Professor of Public Administration at the School of Business Administration, Henan University of Economics and Law, China, a Part-time Researcher at Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam, and the Secretary-General of the Political Science Association of Kasetsart University, Thailand. His areas of expertise are Political Science, Public and Private Management, International Political Economy and Social Research. Besides, he has published more than 300 research and review articles in well-reputed journals.
Dr. Yanhua Lei Male 1982-07 (Associate professor, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai young Oriental scholar ). Dr. Lei has engaged in the application of conducting polymer in corrosion protection. His research interests include the corrosion and protection, electrochemistry and electro-catalysis, especially by using the conducting polymer and conducting polymer/inorganic composites, marine environment-friendly anticorrosive and antifouling coatings. In recent years, he has hosted and participated in more than 10 programs, such as the National Natural Science Foundation of China, National key research and development plan and municipal important subjects. Dr. Lei is the author or co-author of over 50 peer-reviewed publications and a large portfolio of patents.
Dr. Dawen Li is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alabama, United States. Dr. Li received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2006. Dr. Li’s current research interest mainly focuses on organic & perovskite solar cells. He is a recipient of NSF CAREER award.
Dr. Tinggang Li received his Ph.D. degree from the Research Center for Eco- Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He carried out a joint Ph.D. study in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He was a research fellow at the National University of Singapore for nine years. He is currently a professor at the Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Prof. Li’s research focuses on biomass to bioenergy and value-added biochemical, direct biotransformation of hazardous pollutants, bioremediation of soil, sediments and groundwater green synthesis of catalytic functional materials.
Prof. Chao Luo received his Ph.D. from University of Maryland, College Park. Currently, he is an assistant Professor of Chemistry at George Mason University. His research interests include energy storage and electrochemical catalysis. The primary research interest focuses on rechargeable batteries such as Li-ion, Na-ion, K-ion, dual-ion batteries, lithium sulfur batteries, multivalent-metal batteries, aqueous batteries and all-solid-state batteries. His research group will develop new materials and new chemistries for high performance and sustainable energy storage devices.
Mangalaraja Ramalinga Viswanathan is the Professor Titular (Full Professor) in the Department of Materials Engineering at the University of Concepción. His primary research interests are focused on the areas of nanotechnology-driven advanced ceramics (functional ceramics for energy and environmental applications) and micro-nano-structure-property relationship of functional and structural ceramics and metallic composite materials. He is the author or coauthor of over 185 refereed international journal publications, 12 book chapters, two patents, one of the Editors in a Book, and more than 150 research presentations in several International Conferences.
Dr. Rohit Misra, PhD in Mechanical Engineering, is associated with Govt. Engg. College Ajmer, India where he is working as Associate Professor. He has a teaching and research experience of more than 21 years. He is actively involved in the research on Passive heating and cooling systems, Heat transfer enhancement, Energy efficiency, Multi stage evaporative cooling systems, Solar thermal systems etc. He has published more than 36 research papers in peer reviewed SCI/SCOPUS International Journals and 11 papers in International Conferences. He has also authored 3 books.
Dr. Sakar Mohan has obtained his M.Sc., M.Tech in 2010 and PhD in 2015 from the University of Madras, India. Later, he moved to Laval University, Canada for his postdoctoral research in 2016. Presently, he is working as an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Nano and Material Sciences, Jain University, India since 2017. Dr. Sakar's research activities include the photocatalysts-design for various photocatalytic applications such as pollutant degradations, H 2 production, CO 2 reduction, biodiesel production and photocatalytic membranes for water purifications. Currently, he has published 50 papers in international journals, 5 invited book chapters and 65 papers in international conferences.
Dr Ihab Obaidat received his PhD in Physics from the University of Illinois in 1998. Currently, he is a Professor of Physics at the Department of Physics, United Arab Emirates University (UAEU). His research interests are energy storage materials, magnetic nanoparticles, electric and magnetic properties of ferroelectric materials and of high-temperature superconductors. He has published more than 130 scientific papers, several chapters and 1 book in well-reputed international/national journals. Besides, he serves as a reviewer, an editorial board member and a guest editor of several international journals of repute.
Dr Hongwei Song received PhD in Condensed Matter Physics from the Changchun Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS). Currently, he is a Professor at the State Key Laboratory on Integrated Optoelectronics, College of Electronic Science and Engineering, Jilin University. His research fields include Laser spectroscopy/Luminescence of semiconductor, rare-earth-doped nanometer materials and bio-applications/Optoelectronic devices, solar cells, etc. He has published a few papers in distinguished journals.
Xiping Song, obtained his PhD degree in Material Science and Technology from Xi‘an Jiaotong University（XJTU）in 1999, has engaged in the research of energy materials for more than 20 years, such as hydrogen storage materials, battery materials as well as MnO2 Catalytic materials. Now is the Senior professor in the University of Science and Technology Beijing（USTB）.
Professor Weihua Tang is a professor at Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China. He received his PhD degree from the National University of Singapore. He had worked at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering in Singapore and University of Melbourne before returning to China for independent research. His research interests focus on energy materials and devices. He has published over 200 papers in highly reputed international journals such as Energy & Environmental Science, Advanced Materials, ACS Energy Letters, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Advanced Functional Materials, Energy Storage Materials, and Nano Energy.
Professor Chung-Jen Tseng received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 1995. He received NEDO Fellowship from the Japanese government and worked on hydrogen energy in Yokohama from 1995 to 1998. He joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering of National Central University in 1998. Professor Tseng is now the President of Taiwan Association for Hydrogen Energy and Fuel Cells.
Dr. Dai-Viet N. Vo received Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia under the supervision of Prof. Adesoji A. Adesina in 2011. After working as a postdoctoral fellow at UNSW and Texas A&M University at Qatar, he joined as a Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP), Malaysia in 2013. Dr. Vo is currently the Director of the Center of Excellence for Green Energy and Environmental Nanomaterials at Nguyen Tat Thanh University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Dr. Shuai Wang is currently working as postdoctoral fellow in the School of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia. He received his B.E. degree and PhD from College of Energy Engineering, Zhejiang University. His doctoral research focused on the numerical simulation of thermochemical conversion of biomass. He has participated in five projects as the major investigator and authored or co-authored over 30 influential papers in international journals. He won the Zhonghu Wu Outstanding Graduate Student Award in 2019 and the Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of the Chinese Society of Particles in 2020. His current research includes developing the multi-scale numerical framework for modelling the thermochemical conversion of biofuels, such as pyrolysis, gasification, oxy-fuel combustion and chemical looping combustion in various fluidized bed reactors.
Prof. Wen-Quan Wang has been devoted to the innovative research of the multi-field and multi-scale coupling theory and application research in engineering. He has published two monographs, more than one hundred and ten papers and received three natural scientific awards.
Dr. Wei Wu obtained PhD degree from Tsinghua University in 2016. He was a visiting scholar at University of Maryland in 2013. Since 2016, he served as a guest researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He joined the City University of Hong Kong in 2018. Dr. Wu’s research is focused on sustainable building energy technologies, including novel absorption heating/cooling, renewable/waste energy utilization, advanced heat pump, natural/low-GWP refrigerants, and net-zero energy buildings. He received the IIR Willis H. Carrier Young Researcher, the NIST Distinguished Associate Award, and the Excellent Young Scholar Award of Energy and Built Environment.
Dr. Donghai Xu is a Professor from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. He studied in the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, USA) as a visiting scholar for one year. He has published more than 80 SCI papers cited by more than 1500 times, with an H-index of 18. His research fields include biomass energy, hydrothermal treatment, supercritical fluid technology, etc. He wrote two books which are published in Springer Press and Xi’an Jiaotong University Press. He received the Gold award in the 8th International Exhibition of Inventions, and China Patent Excellence Award.
Shiliang Yang is a Professor of the State Key Laboratory of Complex Nonferrous Metal Resources Clean Utilization, Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST), China. Dr. Yang received his PhD in Energy Engineering at Zhejiang University in 2014. During 2015 to 2018, Dr. Yang was a research fellow of the program of Cambridge Centre for Carbon Reduction in Chemical Technology (C4T) in NTU. His research interest mainly lies in renewable and sustainable energy, biomass thermoconversion, geothermal energy, chemical looping technology, carbon capture, reactive multiphase flow, chemical reactors, large-scale parallel computation, and fluidization. Dr Yang’s work has resulted in about 80 peer-reviewed papers published in the top journals spanning from basic research to industrial application.
Dr. Yin’s research field focuses on the thermodynamic foundation and application of green solvents, he is a member of Supercritical Fluid Committee of Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China. Besides, he is in the editorial advisory board of《Applied Science and Technology》and《Contemporary Chemical Industry》as well as the reviewer of many famous international journals such as Green Chemistry, ACS Sustainable Chemistry&Engineering, Energy Conversion and Management, Fuel, Journal of Supercritical Fluids, Bioresource Technol., Energy&Fuels, Chem Eng J etc. His research group has published over 160 papers in Green Chemistry, Carbon, Bioresource Technology, and Journal of Membrane Science etc.
Prof. Shaojun Yuan obtained his PhD degree in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering in 2008 from the National University of Singapore and continued his postdoctoral research there before he joined Sichuan University in 2010. From 2011 to 2012, he worked as a visiting scholar at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Currently, he is professor, and Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at School of Chemical Engineering, Sichuan University. His research interest mainly focuses on superwetting materials, adsorption, porous carbon materials for CO 2 capture and supercapacitor, and nano environmental materials for wastewater treatment. He has publshed more than 100 peer-reviewed journal paper, his total citations are more than 3300, with Google H- index is 34.
Qichong Zhang received his B.S. degree in 2013 from Shanghai Institute of Technology, China. He did his his research work at Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics as an exchange student from 2015 to 2018. He received his Ph.D. degree (2017) in Condensed Matter Physics from Tongji University. He is currently a Research Fellow in Prof. Lei Wei’s research group in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. His current research interests focus on synthesis of aqueous electrochemical nanomaterials and device design.
Piotr Legutko studied chemistry at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, and received his master degree in 2010. In 2011, he received Bachelor of Engineering in Materials Science at AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics in Kraków, Poland. In 2015, he received his PhD in Materials and Surface Chemistry Group, Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University. Since 2015, he is working in Environmental Catalysis Group at Jagiellonian University. His research interests are environmental catalysis, material synthesis and characterization, transition metal oxides, alkali doping, especially in processes like soot combustion, dry methane reforming, and N 2 O decomposition.
Dr. Ningbo Liao is a full professor at Wenzhou University. His research interests include multi-scale computation for micro/nano structures & materials, MEMS design, gas sensor, anode materials for LIBs, evolutionary computation for optimization of materials. He has published over 80 papers in SCI journals including Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Applied Materials Today, Acta Materialia. He was the lead guest editor of Advances in Mechanical Engineering and is currently editorial board member of International Journal of Computational and Theoretical Chemistry and Journal of Chemistry (SCIREA).
Dr. Justin Chun-Te Lin obtained his Ph.D degree from Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology, Imperial College London, U.K in 2008. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering and Science, Feng Chia University, and previously also worked in the National Chiao Tung University, Chung Yuan Christian University, and National Taiwan University. His laboratory works included both polymer and membrane surface modifications, green separation process development, integration and intensification, process modelling, technologies of desalination, water and wastewater treatment, microplastics, nanoparticles, and evaluation tools for circular economy.
Prof. Dr. Mohamed EL-Shimy Mahmoud Bekhet (M. EL-Shimy) is currently a professor of the electrical power systems with the department of Electrical Power and Machines – Faculty of Engineering - Ain Shams University. He is also an electromechanical specialist, a freelance trainer, technical advisor, and a member of many associations and professional networks. He is a technical reviewer with some major journals and conferences. His fields of interest include electric power system: analysis, stability, economics, optimization, distribution, renewable energy integration, and reliability.
Kulvinder Singh received Ph.D. (2015) in Chemistry from Panjab University, Chandigarh (India). He also worked as a Postdoctoral fellow at the Insitute of Nanoscience and Technology, Mohali, India. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Maharaja Agrasen University, Baddi, India. His research area includes optical sensors, electrochemical Sensors, Supercapacitors, water treatment, advanced oxidation processes, 2D layered materials, Green Chemistry, etc. Three research scholars are currently working under his guidance. He has more than 22 international research papers, 2 conference proceedings and 1 international book chapter to his credit.