Keynote Speakers

Speaker I

Prof. Gordon Huang
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Regina, Canada

Dr. Gordon Huang is a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Energy and Environment, and Executive Director of the Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Communities at the University of Regina, Canada. He holds BSC from Peking University (China), MSc from Simon Fraser University (Canada) and PhD from McMaster University (Canada). Since the 1990s, Huang has led over 150 research projects, produced over 800 peer-refereed international journal papers (with an SCI-based H-index of 51 in Science Citation Index under Thomson Reuters' Web of Science), and supervised over 100 Master/PhD students (with degrees awarded). Over 20 Huang's PhD graduates were appointed as faculty members at universities in Canada, USA, China and Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and the President of the International Society for Environmental Information Sciences. He also acts as editor-in-chief for Journal of Environmental Informatics (, and served the United Nations Development Programme as Chief Scientist for a program of Rural Water Resources Management and Drinking Water Safety. His pioneering work in environmental risk management has been recognized as a significant innovation, and has influenced government and business approaches for tackling environmental challenges and formulating related policies.

Speaker II

Prof. Wang Shuguang
School of Environment Science and Engineering, Shandong University, China

Dr. Wang is the Associate Dean of the School of Environment Science and Engineering at Shandong University, and the Director of the Shandong Key Laboratory of Water Pollution Control and Resource Reuse in China.
Dr. Wang received his doctoral degree from the Ecological Research Center of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2002. He has long-term been working in the fields of Water Environmental Informatics and has specially expertise in Water Pollution Control, Water Resources Management, and Impacts of Hydrological Variation on the Viability of Microbial Ecosystems. He was enrolled in the Ministry of Education New Century Outstanding Talent Program (in 2010). He has won over 10 research awards, such as the Shandong Outstanding Youth Science Fund (in 2011), the Middle-Aged and Young Experts with Outstanding Contributions (in 2015), the Science and Technology Award (in 2011 and 2015) as well as the Science and Technology Progress (in 2007, 2009 and 2010) in Shandong province.
Dr. Wang has committed to many key research projects. He is in charge of four general programs supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). He also undertakes one key program of the National Water Pollution Control and Treatment Science and Technology Major Project supported by Ministry of Science and Technology. He served for many times as the chief consultant expert and team leader of various crucial research projects. Besides, he is an outstanding and fruitful scholar who published 2 English books entitled “Heavy Metals in the Environment” and “Environmental Management”, 16 patents of invention, and nearly 100 peer-reviewed SCI journal papers (Science Citation Index), among which the total citations are over 2300.
Dr. Wang is also active in academic societies. He is a director of Shandong Institute of Environmental Sciences, an editor of Environmental Systems Research published by SpringerOpen. He served as Chairman or member of Program Committees for many International Academic conferences in the past decade