Keynote Speaker Ⅰ
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Speech Title: Smart Construction based on computer Vision and IoT
Biography Sketch: Professor Heng Li is a Chair Professor of Construction Informatics at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Heng started his academic career from Tongji University since 1987. Heng then researched and lectured at the University of Sydney, James Cook University and Monash University before joining Hong Kong Polytechnic University. During this period, Heng have also worked with engineering design and construction firms and provided consultancy services to both private and government organizations in Australia, Hong Kong and China. Heng has conducted many funded research projects related to the innovative application and transfer of construction information technologies, and he has published 2 books, more than 300 journal papers in major journals of his field and numerous conferences papers in proceedings.
Keynote Speaker Ⅱ
Wonyong Choi, Ph.D., Namgo Chair Professor
Head, Division of Environmental Science and Engineering
Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
Wonyong Choi received B.S. from Seoul National University (Korea) in 1988, M.S. from POSTECH (Korea), and Ph.D. from CALTECH (USA) in 1996. He then worked at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory from 1996 to 1998 as a postdoctoral scholar. He joined POSTECH in 1998 as an assistant professor and became a full professor in 2008. His research interests are mainly focused on semiconductor photo(electro)catalysis and photochemistry for solar energy conversion and environmental applications, advanced oxidation processes, and environmental chemistry. Dr. Choi has published more than 315 articles which have been cited more than 42,000 times in scientific journals to date (H-index 89). He was appointed as Namgo Chair professor (POSTECH) in 2012, elected as Academician of Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) and Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) in 2014. He received Young Scientist Award (KAST) in 2005, KAST Science and Technology Award in 2015, Korea Engineering Award in 2018, and was selected as Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics in 2019 and 2020. He is serving as an editor-in-chief of ACS ES&T Engineering since Jan. 2020 and has served as an associate editor of Environmental Science & Technology (2017-2019) and an editor of Journal of Hazardous Materials (2008-2017). He has been also on the advisory board of Nature Sustainability (since 2020), Energy and Environmental Science (since 2008) and ACS Earth and Space Chemistry (since 2017).
Keynote Speaker Ⅲ
Laboratory of Systems Ecology and Sustainability Science, College of Engineering,
Peking University, Beijing 100871, PR China
G.Q. Chen is a professor of systems ecology and sustainability science at Peking University, China and a distinguished adjunct professor at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. He has a wide spectrum of research interests including climate thermodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, heat and mass transfer, ecological modelling, ecological economics, renewable energy, and systems input-output analysis. With distinguished contributions as marked by around 300 publications in world-leading journals, Prof. Chen has won a series of awards and honors, such as Elsevier Atlas Award, ISI Highly Cited Researcher, Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers Award, and Thomson Reuters China Citation Laureate. He served as the chief editor, associate editor or advisory member for 50 international journals such as Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Energy Policy and Ecological Indicators.
Speech Title: An overview of the carbon-neutrality and renewability of concentrating solar power technology in context of China’s carbon peak by 2030
Keynote Speaker Ⅳ
Prof. Sergio Ulgiati
Parthenope University of Napoli, Italy
Education in Physics and Physical Chemistry. Professor of Life Cycle Assessment and General Systems Theory. Research experience in energy conversion systems, Energy and Emergy Analysis, Life Cycle Assessment, Sustainability indicators. In most recent years, his research activity expanded to the evaluation of options for zero emission technologies and strategies (ZETS). Large international experience in both research and teaching/dissemination activities. Experience in organization and coordination of international meetings and research projects.
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