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Plenary Speakers
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Soniya College of Pharmacy, India

Title (Tentative): Membrane Processes on Waste Treatment Abatement

Dr. Tejraj Aminabhavi obtained his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA in 1979. He has 45 years of experiences in academia and industries. His areas of expertise are in polymer science, membranes, and environmental engineering. Aminabhavi published 800 scientific papers in highly cited journals, three US patents, and 60 review articles. His work received 33000 citations with an H Index of 85. His text book on “Introduction to Macromolecular Science”, published by Wiley is widely read. Currently, he is serving as Professor Emeritus and Research Director at the College of Pharmacy, India and is the editor of Chemical Engineering Journal. He is the founder editor-in-chief of Materials Science for Energy Technologies (KeAi Publishers, China) in addition to advisory board memberships on several international journals. He is the visiting professor to several universities in the US and other countries. Aminabhavi received international awards from Japan, Iran and India.

Joo_Hwa Joo Hwa (Andrew) TAY
University of Calgary, Canada

Title (Tentative): The Overview of a Novel Biotechnology for Wastewater Treatment

Dr. Joo Hwa (Andrew) Tay is a world-class researcher in the field of wastewater treatment and one of the inventors of aerobic granulation technology. Since joining the University of Calgary in 2014, Dr. Tay has been a holder of two top research chairs: Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier 1 in Wastewater Engineering and NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair (NSERC-IRC) in Advanced Technologies for Wastewater Treatment. Besides the four highest Singapore National Awards including the President’s Technology Award for outstanding research and inventions, since he came to Canada, Dr. Tay has also received several Outstanding Teaching Awards and the Schulich School of Engineering Research Excellence Award and is currently nominated for the ASTech Award due to his outstanding achievement in technology. Dr. Tay has shared his work with other researchers worldwide through numerous publications. He has written 32 books, book chapters and monographs and published more than 700 technical papers on water and wastewater treatment and environmental engineering management, including 388 SCI (Science Citation Index) journal papers, with a citation index of more than 14,200 and an H-Index of 66. Dr. Tay has also filed and been awarded 14 patents on wastewater treatment technologies, including 5 on aerobic granulation. Dr. Tay has been the Editor of the Journal of Hazardous Materials (I.F. 6.434 in 2019) since 2006 and was an Associate Editor of the Journal of Environmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers.

Ming_Hung_WONG Ming-Hung WONG
The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Title (Tentative): Use of Biochar as Feed Supplements for Animal Farming

Professor Wong is currently Advisor/Research Chair Professor of Environmental Science, The Education University of Hong Kong; Distinguished Visiting Professor of School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology; Emeritus Chair Professor of Hong Kong Baptist University, and Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Geochemistry and Health (Springer).

Professor Wong served as the Coordinator of Central and North-East Asia of the project “Regionally based assessment of Persistent Toxic Substances”, and as a Panel Member (of three experts) of another project “Chemicals Management Issues of developing countries and countries with economies in transition”, both sponsored by UNEP/GEF, during 2001-2003, and 2010-2012, respectively.

Professor Wong’s research areas included “environmental and health risk assessments of persistent toxic substances”, “ecological restoration of contaminated sites”, and “recycling of organic wastes, with emphasis on upgrading food wastes as fish feeds”. He has published over 700 papers, edited 26 books/special issues of scientific journals, and has successfully filed 5 patents. He has been awarded two DSc Degrees, based on his publications, by University of Durham and University of Strathclyde (both UK) in 1992 and 2004, respectively. He is among one of the 3160 highly cited researchers (all disciplines) in the world, with an H-index>100. http://www.webometrics.info/en/hlargerthan100

He was awarded the Croucher Senior Fellow (Croucher Foundation of Hong Kong) in 1997, the Royal Society Visiting Fellow (Royal Society, UK) in 2000, Chang Jiang Chair Professor of Environmental Science (Ministry of Education of China) in 2014, and the Milton Gordon Award for Excellence in Phytoremediation (International Phytotechnology Society) in 2016.

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