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The Asia-Pasific Carbon Neutrality Symposium

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National University of Singapore (NUS) is inviting you regarding the “Asia-Pasific Carbon Neutrality Symposium” that scheduled for 11 and 12 April 2022. This two-day Symposium is for robust discussion on Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration, Sustainable Energy, and Sustainable City and Construction led by four top universities in the Asia-Pacific region

The Symposium will promote cross-institutional knowledge sharing and transfer at the intersection of post-pandemic Carbon Neutrality and develop collaborative initiatives that offer solutions for Affordable and Clean Energy, Sustainable Cities and Communities and Climate Action. Here is the schedule details for the Symposium:

Day 1 – Monday 11 April 2022

Monday, 11 April 2022, 12:00 – 14:10 (GMT+7)

Opening Session

  • Prof HE Lianzhen, Vice President, ZJU
  • Prof Katherine Belov, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement), USYD
  • A/Prof Reuben Wong, Associate Vice President, Global Relations Office, NUS
  • Prof Raghunathan Rengaswamy, Dean (Global Engagement), IIT Madras

Moderator: A/Prof LI Min, Director, Office of Global Engagement, ZJU

Session 1: University Approach to the Sustainability research (SDGs)

Chair: Prof Ken-Tye Yong, Associate Dean (External Engagement), Faculty of Engineering, USYD

  • Prof GAO Xiang, Dean, College of Energy Engineering, ZJU
  • Prof Benjamin Eggleton, Director of the University of Sydney Nano Institute, USYD
  • A/Prof Lee Poh Seng, Executive Director of Energy Studies Institute, Director of Singapore Energy Centre, and Director of Centre for Energy Research & Technology, NUS
  • Prof Ligy Philip, Dean (Planning) and Institute Chair, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras

 Session 2: Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration

Chair: A/Prof Loh Wai Lam, College of Design & Engineering, NUS

  • Prof Praveen Linga, Vice-Dean, College of Design & Engineering, NUS
  • Prof FU Weiqi, Ocean College, ZJU
  • Dr Weibin Liang, ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) Fellow, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, USYD
  • Prof Rajnish Kumar, Department of Chemical Engineering, IITM
  • Mr Ho Jia Hau, Year 4 Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Design and Engineering, NUS
Day 2 – Tuesday 12 April 2022

Tuesday, 12 April 2022. 10:30 – 13:15 (GMT+7)

 Session 3: Sustainable Energy

Chair: A/Prof Satyanarayanan Seshadri, Applied Mechanics and Faculty-in-charge, The Energy Consortium, IIT Madras

  • A/Prof Girish Lakhwani, Deputy Director, University of Sydney Nano Institute, School of Chemistry, USYD
  • Dr Nikhil Tambe, CEO, The Energy Consortium, IIT Madras
  • Prof Armin Aberle, CEO, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore, College of Design and Engineering, NUS
  • Dr Feng Li, Sydney Nano China Ambassador, ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) Fellow, School of Physics, USYD
  • Prof BO Zheng, Executive Vice Dean, Polytechnic Institute, ZJU, Deputy Director, Key Lab of Clean Energy Utilization, College of Energy Engineering, ZJU
  • Mr Pradeep Murthy, PhD Candidate, Sydney Nano Student Ambassador for CO2Zero, School of Chemical  and Biomolecular Engineering, USYD

 Session 4: Sustainable City and Construction

Chair: Prof XIAO Yan, Program Director for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Systems Sciences, ZJU-UIUC Institute, ZJU

  • A/Prof Cristoforo Demartino, ZJU-UIUC Institute, ZJU
  • Prof Manu Santhanam, Dean, Industrial Consultancy & Sponsored Research and Prof, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras
  • Prof Heng Chye Kiang, Director, Centre of Sustainable Asia Cities, and Deputy Dean, Research and Innovation, College of Design and Engineering, NUS
  • Prof Gwenaelle Proust, Deputy Director, Sydney Manufacturing Hub, School of Civil Engineering, USYD
  • Ms Siqi SHU, PhD Candidate, Transport Systems & Environment Lab, ZJU-UIUC Institute, ZJU

 Conclusion

  • Prof XIAO Yan, Program Director for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Systems Science, ZJU-UIUC Institute, ZJU
  • Prof Huang Jun, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, USYD
  • A/Prof Loh Wai Lam, Academic Director, Global Relations Office, NUS
  • Programme Manager, Centre for Offshore Research & Engineering, College of Design and Engineering, NUS
  • A/Prof Satyanarayanan Seshadri, Applied Mechanics and Faculty-in-charge, The Energy Consortium, IIT Madras

 Moderator: Ms Amanda Sayan, Director of Partnerships, Office of Global Engagement, USYD

For the registration, please visit this link:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/asia-pacific-carbon-neutrality-symposium-tickets-296441874627

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