Fifth International Workshop on Environment and Geoscience
Committee
Conference Chair
Youmin Chen - Henan University, China Youmin Chen
Professor
Henan University, China

Research Interest: global climate model simulation (EC-Earth), regional climate model simulation (WRF), stochastic climate model simulation, climate big data processing and visualization, etc.
Conference Co-chair
R.A. Stephenson - King’s College University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom R.A. Stephenson
Professor
King’s College University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Research Interest: geophysical characterisation of the lithosphere; characterisation and quantitative modelling of the origin and evolution of orogenic belts and sedimentary basins in different kinds of tectonic settings…Linking the basin-wide architecture of sedimentary basins and the processes forming…
TPC Chair
Xiaxin Tao - School of Civil Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China Xiaxin Tao
Professor
School of Civil Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Research Interest: geotechnical earthquake engineering, geotechnical damage mechanism and engineering seismic calculation, high and new technology application mitigation of earthquake disasters.
TPC Member
Ramesh Agarwal - Washington University, USA Ramesh Agarwal
Professor
Washington University, USA

Research Interest: ground effect aerodynamics, flow control, rarefied gas dynamics and hypersonic flow, bio-fluid dynamics, wind energy, energy efficiency of buildings, chemical looping combustion and geological carbon sequestration.
KEMAL ÖZGÜR HASTAOĞLU - Sivas Cumhuriyet University, The Republic of Turkey KEMAL ÖZGÜR HASTAOĞLU
Professor
Sivas Cumhuriyet University, The Republic of Turkey

Research Interest: overhead photogrammetry, error theory, deformation measurements, GPS-GNSS, image processing, earth observations (remote sensing).
Tao Zhu - China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), China Tao Zhu
Professor
China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), China

Research Interest: air pollution control, solid waste recycling.
Hongzhu Cai - China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), China Hongzhu Cai
Professor
China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China

Research Interest: application of electromagnetic method in groundwater, deep oil and mineral exploration, 3D parallelized modeling of electromagnetic field (finite element, integral equation, finite difference methods), 3D inversion and fast imaging of electromagnetic and potential field data.
Mahmoud Reza Delavar - University of Tehran, Iran Mahmoud Reza Delavar
Professor
University of Tehran, Iran

Research Interest: SDI and spatial ICT (GIT), temporal GIS, LIS/Cadastre/ LAS, municipal GIS, smart city, spatial data quality and unceratinty modeling, disaster management, urban and landuse planning, geovisualization, agent based simulation and spatial cognition, sptaial data integration/Fusion, environmental management, knowledge discovery and spatio-temporal data mining, LBS, mobile GIS, UBGI and context-awareness, DTM and multidimensional GIS/LIS, GIS applications in Oil…
Lei Zhao - Xi’an University of Architecture & Technology, China Lei Zhao
Professor
Xi’an University of Architecture & Technology, China

Research Interest: dynamic characteristics of air-conditioning and refrigeration system and fault detection and diagnosis, new air-conditioning technologies in bettering indoor thermal comfort and air quality, energy-saving technic and energy consumption analysis on air-conditioning system of commercial buildings, dynamic characteristics and performance optimization on geothermal heat pump systems
Vallam Sundar - Ocean Department, IIT Madras, India Vallam Sundar
Professor
Ocean Department, IIT Madras, India

Research Interest:
Chien-Yuan Chen - National Chiayi University Chien-Yuan Chen
Professor
National Chiayi University

Research Interest: disaster prevention management and system, disaster prevention education, debris flow and landslide hazards prevention and mitigation, civil engineering -geotechnical engineering, GIS application and numerical modeling.
Waheed Ullah - Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China Waheed Ullah
Associate Professor
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China

Research Interest: soil moisture, precipitation, Asian monsoon, Tibetan plateau and land-atmosphere-ocean interaction.
Chunrong Jia - University of Memphis, USA Chunrong Jia
Associate Professor
University of Memphis, USA

Research Interest: air pollution, exposure assessment, risk assessment, sampling and analytical techniques for air pollutants, indoor air quality (IAQ), healthy homes, environmental disparity, environmental tobacco smoke (ETS).
Jaroslaw Krzywanski - Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, Poland Jaroslaw Krzywanski
Associate Professor
Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, Poland

Research Interest: modeling energy devices and processes, including fuel combustion, gas emissions, and hydrogen production
Jean-Pierre TOUMAZET - Environmental Geography Laboratory, University Clermont – Auvergne, France Jean-Pierre TOUMAZET
Associate Professor
Environmental Geography Laboratory, University Clermont – Auvergne, France

Research Interest: remote sensing, geomatics, LiDAR processing, photogrammetry, image processing, data processing, modeling.
Miklas Scholz - Faculty of Engineering, Lund University, Sweden Miklas Scholz
Associate Professor
Faculty of Engineering, Lund University, Sweden

Research Interest: treatment wetlands, integrated constructed wetlands (ICW), sustainable flood retention basins (SFRB), permeable pavement systems, decision support systems, ponds and capillary suction time.
Wenjie Liao - Sichuan University, China Wenjie Liao
Associate Professor
Sichuan University, China

Research Interest: sustainability assessment of energy and environmental technologies, such as carbon dioxide utilization, unconventional gas development, and renewable-based power generation; public policy analysis about and case studies on air/water pollution prevention and control, climate mitigation and low-carbon energy transition; knowledge synergy between industrial ecology, green chemistry, earth system science.
Zaofei Fan - Forest Biometrics and Spatial Ecology Lab;School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences; Auburn University Zaofei Fan
Associate Professor
Forest Biometrics and Spatial Ecology Lab;School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences; Auburn University

Research Interest: multivariate statistical analyses and generalized mixed models, multilevel/hierarchical, ecological modeling to quantify the spatial-temporal patterns and dynamics of natural ecosystems, application of spatial statistics and GIS/RS/GPS in regional resource inventory, monitoring and conservation, biological invasions: spatiotemporal modeling of mechanisms and dynamics