We are very happy to announce the following keynote speaker for the 8th International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation (ICEPR'18):
Univeristy of Northern British Columbia, Canada
University of Warsaw, Poland
Dr. Jianbing Li
Dr. Jianbing Li is a professor and professional engineer (P.Eng.) in the environmental engineering program at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in Canada. He also holds adjunct professorship at several Chinese universities. He obtained his PhD degree in environmental systems engineering from the University of Regina in 2003. His major research interests include soil and groundwater remediation, environmental pollution control, environmental modeling and risk assessment, and environmental systems analysis. His research has been supported by a number of federal, provincial and municipal funding organizations. He has supervised more than 25 graduate students (PhD and MSc.) and postdoctoral fellows and hosted more than 10 visiting scholars in his laboratory. He has published more than 180 journal and conference papers, with an h-index of 30 and one paper being listed as one of the most cited Journal of Hazardous Materials Articles. He received the UNBC Research Excellence or Achievement Award for three times, as well as the 2013 Northern BC Business and Technology Award. He also received several best paper awards from two international conferences and one international journal. He served as a guest editor for three international journals, and acted as a committee member for many international conferences. He acted as an external examiner for 7 PhD dissertations. He regularly serves as a reviewer for many international journals and conferences as well as a variety of national and international research funding organizations.
Topic of Keynote: Petroleum Sludge Waste Treatment through Combined Processes of Ultrasonic Irradiation, Solvent Extraction and Co-pyrolysisKeynote Abstract
Dr. Marek Trojanowicz
Marek Trojanowicz received M.Sc., Ph.D. and D.Sci. (habilitation) degrees in Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw; M.Sc. under supervision of Prof. Wiktor Kemula, and Ph.D. under supervision of Prof. Adam Hulanicki. His post-doc one year stay was in Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, in research group of Prof. Nobuyuki Tanaka. In years 1966-2014 his academic activity from research assistant position to full professorship was in Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw. Currently he is employed as Professor of Chemistry in the Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology in Warsaw, Poland. He was granted Visiting Professor positions in numerous universities all over the world including long-term appointments in University of Michigan, University of California at Riverside, University of Tasmania, Australia and University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He is author of 350 scientific papers in scientific journals and chapters in books, 2 monographic books and editor of 2 books in the field of flow analysis and automation of analytical measurements. He is recipient of prestigious Świętosławski Award of University of Warsaw for achievements in field of analytical chemistry, Kemula Medal of Polish Chemical Society, Waksmundzki medal of Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Analytical Chemistry, and Scientific Honor Award of Japanese Society of Flow Injection Analysis. He is member of advisory boards of 10 international analytical journals and for 15 years he was a Scientific Secretary of Committee on Analytical Chemistry of Polish Academy of Sciences. His current number of citations according to ISI Web of Knowledge is almost 6000, and Hirsch index 40.
His expertise includes flow analysis, liquid chromatography and capillary electrophoresis, environmental analysis, design of electrochemical sensors and biosensors for environmental and clinical applications, application of ionizing radiation for water and waste treatment and application of chemical analysis in archaeometry.
Topic of Keynote: Efficient Removal of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) from Waters and Wastewaters by the Use of Ionizing RadiationKeynote Abstract