RECWET Special Seminar Series

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2024

RECWET Special Seminar Series #55 New!
Dr. Sara Beck, Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia, Canada "Wavelength-Specific UV Inactivation, Molecular Mechanisms, and Synergies"
(Feburuary 21, 2024)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #54 New!
Dr. Iftita Rahmatika, Lecturer, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia "Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance: insight from Jakarta, Indonesia"
(Feburuary 6, 2024)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #53
Dr. Phanwatt Phungsai, Assoc Prof., Khon Kaen University, Thailand "Unknown Dissolved Organic Matter in Water Treatment: What do we know?"
(January 12, 2024)

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2023

ESC seminar #2023-1 / RECWET Special Seminar Series #52
Prof. Faisal Hai, University of Wollongong, Australia "Research on emerging contaminants in water: What's next?"
(July 13, 2023)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #51
Dr. Manuel Herrera, Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge, UK "A complex systems view for water supply management"
(July 11, 2023)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #50
Prof. Chia-Ling (Charlene) Chang, Feng Chia University, Taiwan "Application of water quality models for environmental management"
(June 1, 2023)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #49
Dr. Jinxia Liu, Assoc. Prof., McGill University, Canada "Novel polyfluorinated compounds in water and biosolids: implications for human exposure"
(May 25, 2023)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #48
Prof. Morteza Abbaszadegan, Arizona State University "Viral UV inactivation and Microbiome of Drinking Water Distribution System"
(March 31, 2023)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #47 
Prof. Xinmin Zhan, University of Galway, Ireland "Autotrophic Denitrification Using Iron Sulphide as the Electron Donors"
(February 24, 2023)

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2022

RECWET Special Seminar Series #46
Prof. Benito J. Marinas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign "Interdisciplinary Approach for Advancing the Kinetics, Mechanisms, and Detection of Waterborne Viral Pathogens"
(November 28, 2022)
Special Seminar by Research unit for advanced urban drainage management, Chuo University /
RECWET Special Seminar Series #45
Dr. Faisal Anwar, Assoc. Prof., Curtin University, Australia "Gray to Green Infrastructure for stormwater management"
(November 7, 2022)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #44
Dr. Shoko Iwai, Director of Biotechnology and Healthcare Sciences, AI Dynamics Inc. "Attempts to leverage big data in biological science"
(July 4, 2022)
ESC seminar #2022-1 / RECWET Special Seminar Series#43
Prof. Tushara Chaminda, University of Ruhuna "Problems and research needs on Emerging Pollutants in urban waters of Sri Lanka"
(May 27, 2022)

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2020

RECWET Special Seminar Series #42
Prof. Xiaochang C. Wang, Xi'an University of Architecture & Technology "Ecological safety in water reuse - precautionary principles and feasible measures"
(January 16, 2020)

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2019

RECWET Special Seminar Series #41
WEI Nan, Ph. D, Chinese Academy of Environmental Planning "The current state and upcoming strategies of China's soil pollution control and management"
ZOU Quan, Ph. D, Chinese Academy of Environmental Planning "Food waste explored as soil washing agents: A case study on vanadium and chromium-contaminated soil treatment"
(November 27, 2019)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #40
Prof. Arumugam Sathasivan, Western Sydney University "Achieving disinfection in engineered systems with minimal side effects by treatment and understanding chemical and microbiological factors"
(October 10, 2019)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #39
Prof. Orlando F. Balderama, Isabela State University "Philippine Science, Technology and Research Programs on Water Environment and Technologies"
Hon. Bernard Faustino Dy, Mayor of Cauayan City, Isabela "Benchmarking Study and Compliance to UN-SG on Water Supply and Wastewater Management System of a Philippine Smart City: The Case of the City of Cauayan, Isabela"
(June 12, 2019)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #38
Prof. Jaeweon Cho, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology "Convergence of Science and Arts: Technologies of Community in Circular Economy"
(April 15, 2019)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #37
Prof. Tomas P Curtis, Newcastle University "Microbial Ecology for Engineering Biology: measurement, theory and multiscale simulation"
(April 9, 2019)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #36
Prof. Chettiyappan Visvanathan, Asian Institute of Technology "Water Quality and Security in Asia Pacific: Implications Towards SDG"
(February 6, 2019)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #35
Dr. Norhayati Abdullah, Assoc. Prof., University Technology Malaysia "Industrial Wastewater Studies-Miscellaneous"
(January 28, 2019)

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2018

RECWET Special Seminar Series #34
Prof. Barth F. Smets, Technical University of Denmark "N2O Dynamics of N-transforming microbial communities: from mechanistic insights to full-scale process control"
(December 14, 2018)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #33
Prof. Orlando F. Balderama, Isabela State University "Decision Support System for Climate Change Adaptation and Management of Water Hazards in River Basins: The Case of Cagayan River Basin, Philippines"
(December 10, 2018)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #32
Mr. Brian J. D’Arcy, Independent environmental consultant "Wealth Creation without Pollution: Designing for Industry, Ecobusiness Parks & Industrial Estates"
(October 22, 2018)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #31
Dr. Philipp Staufer, Visiting Lecturer, ETH Zürich "Challenges with the elimination of micropollutants in the Canton Solothurn, Switzerland"
(October 9, 2018)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #30
Dr. Oskar Modin, Assoc. Prof., Chalmers University of Technology "Good and bad microbes in environmental engineering"
(September 27, 2018)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #29
Dr. Xiaochen Chen, Assoc. Prof., Fuzhou University "Soil pollution, remediation & health risk assessment in China"
(September 21, 2018)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #28
Dr. Jia Niu, Assoc. Prof., Fujian University of Technology "Development of a robust denitrification shallow filter for meeting the latest national standard of China"
(September 21, 2018)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #27
Prof. LI Renhui, Chinese Academy of Sciences "Cynaobacterial blooms in China: distribution, toxins and treatment"
(August 23, 2018)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #26
Dr. Anna Lintern, Monash University "Explorations of spatial and temporal water quality variability"
(April 6, 2018)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #25
Dr. Manish Kumar, Asst. Prof., Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar "Water Quality Issues of the Tropical River Watershed in the Context of Climate Change, Urbanization and Population Growth: A microcosmic perspective of the Brahmaputra River"
(January 23, 2018)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #24
Prof. Chettiyappan Visvanathan, Asian Institute of Technology "Water quality and security in Asia Pacific: What 3R and Circular Economy can Offer?"
(January 25, 2018)

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2017

RECWET Special Seminar Series #23
Dr. Chung-Hak Lee, professor emeritus, Seoul National University "Paradigm Shift for Biofouling Control & Energy Savings in MBR: Bacterial Quorum Quenching"
(May 26, 2017)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #22
Dr. Alicia, Kyoung-Jin An, City University of Hong Kong "Engineering the re-entrant hierarchy and surface energy for wetting and fouling prevention: the expanded application of membrane distillation for resource recovery from wastewater"
(March 14, 2017)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #21
Prof. Wen-Tso Liu, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign "Anaerobic Digestion Microbiome: Impact of operation-driven heterogeneity and feed-associated population"
(March 06, 2017)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #20
Prof. Barth F. Smets, Technical University of Denmark "Microbial communities of rapid sand filters: Activity, diversity, structure, and novel physiologies"
(February 09, 2017)

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2016

RECWET Special Seminar Series #19
Prof. Mooyoung Han, Seoul National University "Innovative Rainwater Harvesting Solutions for SDGs"
(December 13, 2016)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #18
Dr. Ho Kyong Shon, Assoc. Prof., University of Technology Sydney "FORWARD OSMOSIS: WHERE TO GO"
(July 22, 2016)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #17
Prof. Jianying Hu, Peking University "Screening of chemicals which can induce intersex in model fish: causal analysis of intersex incidence in wild fish"
Dr. Haifeng Zhang, Asst. Prof., Chinese Academy of Science "Characterization of NOM and unknown DBPs with ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry"
(July 20, 2016)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #16
Dr. Mohammed Abed Hossain, Assoc. Prof., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology "Research Engagement on Natural Hazards and Environmental Quality-Current and Emerging Collaborations"
(June 3, 2016)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #15
Dr. Rupak Aryal, Senior Research Fellow, University of South Australia "Application of fluorescence spectroscopy in environmental monitoring"
(March 14, 2016)

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2015

RECWET Special Seminar Series #14
Prof. Min Yang, Chinese Academy of Science "China's drinking water research program and progress in taste and odor problems"
(November 17, 2015)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #13
Dr. Faisal Ibney Hai, University of Wollongong "Membrane-based biological processes for simultaneous wastewater treatment, biosolids management and resource recovery"
(September 16, 2015)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #12
Assoc. Prof. Kenji Taniguchi, Kanazawa University The seminar is in Japanese.
(September 8, 2015)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #11
Prof. Helmut Kroiss, IWA President "Challenge of sludge digestion with high solids concentrations and its effect on the wastewater treatment"
(July 16, 2015)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #10
Dr. Oskar Modin, Assoc. Prof., Chalmers University of Technology "New applications of microbial electrochemistry"
(April 20, 2015)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #9
Dr. Debraj Bhattacharyya, Asst. Prof., Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad "Textile Dye Removal in an Advanced Bioreactor System"
(January 20, 2015)

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2014

RECWET Special Seminar Series #8
Dr. Tushara Chaminda, Senior Lecturer, University of Ruhuna "Evaluation of ground water quality in Sri Lanka"
(December 12, 2014)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #7
Prof. Sato Chikashi, Idaho State University "Harvesting Electrical Energy from Potato Processing Wastewater using a Multiple Anode-Plate Microbial Fuel Cell"
(August 4, 2014)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #6
Jaehong Kim, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof., Yale University "Engineering Light: Wavelength Conversion Materials for Environmental Applications"
(June 19, 2014)

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2013

RECWET Special Seminar Series #5
Prof. Barth F. Smets, Denmark Technical University "Current Research at the Microbial Ecology and Technology Lab at/and the Department of Environmental Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark."
(September 6, 2013)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #4
Prof. Guan YunTao, Tsinghwa University "Stormwater Management in China: Learning from the Urban Flood Disasters"
(August 19, 2013)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #3
Dr. Paul Leahy, Team Leader, Environmental Protection Agency Victoria, Australia
Dr. Benjaporn Boonchayaanant, Lecturer, Chulalongkorn University
(June 13, 2013)

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2012

RECWET Special Seminar Series #2
Prof. C. Visvanathan, Asian Institute of Technology "Hazardous Waste Management in South East Asia : Concerns and for Capacity Building"
(July 19, 2012)
RECWET Special Seminar Series #1
Dr. Tawan Limpiyakorn, Asst. Prof., Chulalongkorn University "Fate and Removal of Androgen and Estrogen Hormones in Water Environment"
(May 25, 2012)

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