Prof. Chong Kok Keong
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Malaysia
Solar cell technology, renewable energy, optoelectronics,
electronic circuit, microsystem technology, circuit theory, electronic power converter
Prof. Dr. Chong Kok-Keong received B.Sc. (Hons) 1st class degree from University of Malaya in 1998 and Ph.D. (Optical Engineering) degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2002. He is also Fulbright visiting scholar in Princeton University, USA for the period of Sep-Dec 2015. Currently, he is full professor in Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman and a chartered engineer registered under the engineering council, United Kingdom. For research experience, he has been working in the field of solar energy engineering for more than 18 years and his research interest including concentrating solar power, concentrator photovoltaic system, photovoltaic, daylighting and solar thermal system. To date, he has produced 108 publications, including high impact journal articles, conference proceedings and book chapters, with h-index = 23 & total citations of 1856. For research leadership, he has been principal investigator for seven external grants with total amount of more than USD 1 Million and leading multi-disciplinary research fund. For recognition of his contribution, Dr Chong has been honoured to receive Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM) 2018, Malaysia Toray Science Foundation (MTSF) Science & Technology Award 2017, JCI Ten Young Outstanding Malaysian (TOYM) Award 2013, Fulbright Scholar Award 2015-16, Gold Award in PECIPTA’17, as well as UTAR Research Excellence Award 2010 and UTAR Innovation Excellence Award 2012 & 2014. To honour his contribution in academics & research, he has been elected as Fellow of Academy of Science Malaysia 2019, Fellow of ASEAN Academy of Engineering & Technology (AAET) 2018, Associate Fellow of AAET 2013, Global Young Academy 2014, Young Affiliate Fellow for The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) 2011, Young Scientist Network-Academy of Science Malaysia 2012. In addition, he was invited to showcase research product in main exhibition hall of Malaysia Pavilion – World Expo 2017 Astana with theme “Future Energy”, which is the largest exhibition in the world. For the community services, he is appointed as sub-group leader of Working Group on Solar Photovoltaic System (WG/E/8-1), SIRIM, and Accreditation Committee Member of Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA).
Prof. Guang Ye
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Construction building materials
Dr. Ye is an associate professor and chairperson on materials behavior and concrete modelling, in the Microlab/Section of Materials and Environment within the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. He is a guest professor in the Magnel Laboratory for Concrete Research, Ghent University, Belgium. Dr. Ye received his PhD (TU Delft, 2003 with honor) in Concrete Structures and Materials. His research interests focus on the properties of cementitious materials, i.e., early age hydration and microstructural development, permeability and durability. Recently his research interests extend to alternative cementitious binders. He is the author/co-author about 150 journal papers and 180 conference contributions, editor/co-editor of 8 conference proceedings and Chapter contribution of 12 books. Dr. Ye is associate editor of Journal of Materials and Structures, and editorial advisory board of the Journal of Cement and Concrete Research. Dr. Ye is a senior RILEM member and Chairperson of the RILEM Technical Committee on Mechanical Properties of Alkali-activated Materials (TC-MPA). He is also the member of several RILEM Technical Committees and fib workgroups.
Prof. Yingbo Ji
North China University of Technology（NCUT), China
Building industrialization, green building, intelligent building and building informatization
Pro.Yingbo Ji, is the dean of the school of Civil Engineering, North China University of Technology. In 2008, she received a Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering and Technology from Tianjin University. Her main research areas are building industrialization, green building, intelligent building and building information. She has not only served as the project leader for several national projects, but also prepared three textbooks, “Research on the Industrialization of Buildings”, “A Study on the Unbalanced Quotation of Engineering Changes from the Perspective of Contractors”, “Application and Training of BIM in Engineering Projects”.
Prof. Xin Wang
Nankai University, China
Microbial electrochemical technologies to accelerate anaerobic digestion; Microbial electrochemical sensors for toxicity detection
Professor Wang is the Department Chair of Environmental Engineering at Nankai University. His researches focus on anaerobic bacterial electron transfer in wastewater treatment systems, the formation of electroactive biofilm and the nitrogen cycling powered by exoelectrogens. With the scitific findings, he aims to accelerate pollution degradation, recycle nutrients and develop novel sensors for the early warning of water quality.