We are very happy to announce the following keynote speaker for the 9th International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation (ICEPR'19):

Dr. Jamal Chaouki

École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada

Dr. Mamadou Fall

University of Ottawa, Canada

Dr. Jamal Chaouki

Prof. Chaouki is full professor from 1995 at Polytechnique, Montréal. He has supervised 44 PDFs, 44PhDs and 40 Masters. He published more than 250 articles in refereed journals and more than 250 in different reviewed proceedings and more than 450 other scientific articles and edited 13 books. He has 23 patents on different processes. He is member of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He received many awards. The last one is the R.S. Jane Memorial Award in 2018 for an exceptional achievement to the field of chemical engineering or industrial chemistry in Canada. He has co-chaired 10 International Conferences including the 8th WCCE 2009 where he has acted as technical director, he was also member of the 10th WCCE 2017 and he was the president of the Fluidization 15th Int. Conf. He is now supervising 33 researchers (15 PhDs, 8 PDFs, 5 MScA, 4 research associates and 1 researcher). He is a member of the Board of Polytechnique and several companies. He is world-renowned consultant for at least 20 national and international companies. He has created 6 start-ups with his students (the last are Pyrowave, Ecolomondo, RMTech and PyroCycle). He is Principal Chaire Holder of Total Group in hydrodynamic modeling of multiphase processes at extreme conditions. His work is mainly dedicaded to develop processes from waste, biomass and complex feedstocks to heat & power, fuels and chemicals.

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Topic of Keynote: Biomimetic Apply to Waste Recycling

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Dr. Mamadou Fall

Dr. Fall is a Full Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Ottawa (Canada) and the Associate Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering. He was awarded a PhD excellence scholarship for his PhD studies in Germany. Subsequently, he was granted a postdoctoral fellowship by the German Research Foundation and coordinated the German Research Chair of Environmental Geosciences and Geotechnics.

Dr. Fall and his team are performing leading edge research in the geotechnical and geoenvironmental fields in close collaboration with the industry, major federal and provincial governmental institutions, and international partners. Dr. Fall has been leading several major research projects that are related to mine waste management, underground disposal of nuclear wastes, geological sequestration of carbon dioxide, landslides, geotechnical hazards induced by problem grounds and engineered landfill technology. He is currently supervising a large research team of postdoctoral researchers and graduate students (PhD and Masters).

Over the years, his research projects have obtained substantial funding from a number of agencies and private companies, and findings of his research group have been used and implemented by the industry, key federal and national agencies, and numerous institutions or organizations worldwide. These research findings and impacts have been recognized by several awards and distinctions as well as have been broadcasted by national and international televisions.

He has been leading or involved in the organization of numerous workshops, seminars, and national and international conferences. He has been repeatedly invited as keynote speaker or lecturer and to participate at various expert committees. He regularly acts as a consultant as well as a reviewer for scientific committees, peer review journals, and funding agencies, at the national and international level. He is author or co-author of over 175 publications (e.g., in peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings).

Topic of Keynote: Are Tailings Waste?

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ICEPR'19 is part of the 5th World Congress on New Technologies (NewTech'19). Congress Website | Congress Flyer


Upcoming Dates

Feb. 8, 2019
Paper Submission Deadline
Mar. 1, 2019
Notification to Authors
Mar. 15, 2019
Early-Bird Registration

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