International Workshop on Energy and Environment: Challenges and Opportunities was successfully held in Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SARI-CAS) on November 3 -4, 2014. The workshop was jointly organized by SARI, ShanghaiTech University and Drexel University. President Mianheng Jiang, Vice President Jinkang Gong from ShanghaiTech University, President Songlin Feng, Vice President Yuhan Sun, Weiguang Huang from SARI, Dr. Julie Mostov, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives and Dr. Joseph B. Hughes, Dean of College of Engineering from Drexel University, as well as other experts in the related area attended this workshop.
Hosted by Wei Sun, the Albert Soffa Chair Professor from Drexel University and Director of Drexel-SARI Center, the two-day workshop started with welcome remarks from President Songlin Feng, Vice Provost Julie Mostov and Vice President Jinkang Gong. Vice President Yuhan Sun and Weiguang Huang of SARI, Dean Joseph Hughes and Director Chuck Hass from Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering of Drexel University delivered keynote presentations on low-carbon energy solution in China, city intelligent energy network (CIEN), the north American energy revolution and urban wastewater management, followed by technical presentations from researchers of SARI, ShanghaiTech and Drexel. The participants had in-depth discussions and communications on opportunities and challenges for energy and environment.
After the workshop, the attendees visited Low-Carbon Conversion Center, Lab for Membrane Materials and Separation Technology and City Intelligent Energy Network Demo of SARI.
Welcome remark from President Songlin Feng
Welcome remark from Vice Provost Julie Mostov
Welcome remark from VP Jinkang Gong
VP Yuhan Sun gave keynote presentation
Dean Joseph B. Hughes gave keynote presentation
VP Weiguang Huang gave keynote presentation
Director Chuck Hass gave keynote speech