Plenary and Keynote Speakers


6th International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Treatment and Protection (ICEPTP 2021)
Due to COVID'19 pandemic it will be done VIRTUALLY



Our Plenary and Keynote speakers for the 6th International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Treatment and Protection (ICEPTP 2021):



Dr. Chul B. Park

Dr. Chul B. Park
University of Toronto, Canada
Plenary Speaker

Prof Chul Park received his PhD from MIT in 1993. He is Distinguished Professor of Microcellular Engineered Plastics at University of Toronto. He is also the NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in Multi-Functional Graphene-Based Polymer Nanocomposites and Foams. He has an international recognition in polymer foam area. He has published more than 1400 papers, including over 400 journal papers and four books with 75 Scopus H-index. Prof Park serves as Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Cellular Plastics. He has been inducted into 5 academies as an Academician Fellow. He is also a fellow of 5 other professional societies including Society of Plastics Engineers.


Dr. Yifeng Huang (Co-author and Co-speaker)

Dr. Huang received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2016. He is a Postdoctoral Fellow working in the Microcellular Plastics Manufacturing Laboratory at the University of Toronto. His research interests focus on designing and fabricating composite membranes and multifunctional polymer porous materials for various applications in chemical/environmental engineering, especially the chemical separation, water and wastewater treatment, and environmental remediation. He has published 26 journal papers with 11 Scopus H-index. Dr. Huang serves as Guest Editor for Processes.

Topic of Plenary: Superhydrophobic and Oleophilic Polymeric Open Cellular Foams for Efficient Oil/Water Separation
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Dr. Zongbo Shi

Dr. Zongbo Shi
University of Birmingham, UK
Keynote Speaker

Zongbo Shi received his PhD from China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing). He worked in Tsinghua University, Prefectural University and University of Leeds as a research fellow before joining the University of Birmingham. He is currently a profess of Atmospheric Biogeochemistry. His group focuses on Sources and emissions of chemical substances to the atmosphere, physical and chemical transformation of aerosol particles and their constituents in the atmosphere, and the interaction of atmospheric chemistry with biogeochemistry of ecosystems.

Topic of Keynote: Smaller Than Expected Benefit of COVID-19 Lockdown on Urban Air Quality
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Dr. Martin Romantschuk

Dr. Martin Romantschuk
University of Helsinki, Finland
Keynote Speaker

Prof. Martin Romantschuk received his PhD at the University of Helsinki in 1987. He is Professor of Environmental Biotechnology at University of Helsinki and now leads a research group of 8 scientists. The research deals with both basic and applied aspects of environmental biotechnology. One main research topic is soil bioremediation with particular emphasis on technology used in situ. He has supervised 26 PhD theses and published over 130 scientific articles in international scientific periodicals and a number of other scientific publications and book chapters. His WoS H-index is 36. He is a member of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters.

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