Prof. Hui Pan
Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering and Founding Head of Department of Physics and Chemistry in the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Macau, China
Dr. Hui Pan is a Singaporean. He is now a professor in the Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering and Founding Head of Department of Physics and Chemistry in the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Macau. He got his PhD degree in Physics from the National University of Singapore in 2006. From 2006 to 2013, he worked at National University of Singapore as a Research Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (USA) as a Postdoctoral Fellow, and Institute of High Performance Computing (Singapore) as a Senior Scientist, respectively. He joined the University of Macau as an assistant professor in 2013. Dr. Pan was promoted to associate professor in 2017 and full professor in 2020. In his research, a combined computational and experimental method is used to design and fabricate novel nanomaterials for applications in green energy and environments (such as electro-/photo-catalysis, water splitting, CO2/N2 reduction, and fuel cells), electronic/quantum devices, and spintronics. He has published more than 230 papers in international peer-reviewed journals, such as Phys. Rev. Lett., Adv. Energy Mater., and Chem. Mater.. The total citation is ~ 10,500 (google scholar). Additionally, he is the author of 5 book chapters and the inventor of 4 USA and 6 China patents. His present h-index is 50 (google scholar).
Prof. Yingpeng Wu
Hunan University, China
National Thousand Young Talents (H-index: 31), Director of the Department of Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Hunan University, Deputy Director of the Advanced Catalysis Engineering Research Center of the Ministry of Education. Professor Wu Yingpeng graduated from the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of Shanghai Jiaotong University with a bachelor's degree, and obtained a Ph.D. from the School of Chemistry of Nankai University. After that, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University and an assistant researcher at the University of Wisconsin (UWM). In recent years, he has published more than 50 papers with more than 8,000 citations.
Prof. Kok-Keong Chong
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Universiti TunkuAbdul Rahman, Malaysia
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. Currently, he is full professor in Universiti TunkuAbdul Rahman teaching the subjects of solar thermal and photovoltaic engineering, solar cell technology, renewable energy, etc. He is 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 20 years. For publication, he has published more than 120 articles with h-index 26 and been included in Stanford University’s list of top 2% rank worldwide 2021 (career-long). Up to today, he has been principal investigator for eight external grants with total amount of more than RM 4 Million and leading multi-disciplinary research fund, including the largest government research grant with total amount of RM 1.988 Million from Ministry of Energy, Water and Green Technology to commercialize his research output. For recognition, he 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 ExcellenceAward 2010 and UTAR Innovation ExcellenceAward 2012 & 2014. To honour his contribution in academics & research, he has been elected as Fellow ofAcademy of Science Malaysia 2019, Fellow ofASEANAcademy of Engineering &Technology (AAET) 2018,Associate Fellow ofAAET 2013, GlobalYoung Academy 2014, Young Affiliate Fellow for The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) 2011, Young Scientist Network-Academy of Science Malaysia 2012, and Honorary Treasury of Fulbright Alumni Association Malaysia. 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 ofWorking Group on Solar Photovoltaic System (WG/E/8-1), SIRIM, andAccreditation Committee Member of Malaysian QualificationAgency (MQA). For editorial services, he is Associate Editor of Frontiers in Energy Research (Frontiers: a Swiss-based open access publisher part of the Nature Publishing Group) ISI indexed journal with Impact Factor 4.008. Besides, he is also appointed as member of editorial board in International Journal of Photoenergy (Hindawi) listed ISI indexed journal with Impact Factor 2.113.
Prof. Steivan Defilla
Tianjing University, China
Steivan Defilla, Swiss national, visiting Professor of school of architecture, Tianjin University; President Assistant of APEC Sustainable Energy Center from 2018. His recent report on the topic “APEC Sustainable Urban Development Annual Report - From Models to Results” is being released as APEC publication and made available to international and regional organizations.
He is the former (2010 - 2016) Director of the Energy Charter, an intergovernmental energy organization with 50 Member states headquartered in Brussels. He managed the expansion of the Energy Charter to include 30 new observer states, among them China, who all signed the International Energy Charter declaration in May 2015 in an ad hoc Ministerial conference in The Hague, The Netherlands. He also supervised or co-authored 26 studies and analyses and 2 books on energy-related subjects.
As Senior Energy Advisor to the Swiss Economics Minister (1999 - 2010) he contributed to the reform of the Swiss electricity sector, the Swiss infrastructure strategy and the Swiss foreign energy policy. He wrote a book prefaced by the Swiss Energy Minister and co-authored 13 articles in English, German, French and Russian languages. He also attended Governing Board meetings of the IEA and chaired the multilateral negotiations at the Energy Charter.
Steivan holds a Master degree in Statistics and a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. He also holds a Postgraduate degree on Energy from the Federal Polytechnic Institute Lausanne. Steivan is winner of a United World Colleges scholarship and is fluent in eight languages.
Assoc. Prof. Fengming Du
Marine Engineering College of Dalian Maritime University, China
Du Fengming, Ph.D., associate professor, master tutor, postdoctoral fellow of Marine and Marine Engineering Mobile Station, mainly engaged in marine engine tribology and diesel engine friction and wear computer simulation. He has won the titles of "Ten Million Talents Project" talents in Liaoning Province, "Dalian Youth Science and Technology Star", "Dalian High-level Talents - Young Talents", and one Liaoning Natural Science Academic Achievement Award. He has presided over one special sub-project of vehicle and ship power of the National Defense Bureau of Science and Industry, one key project of the Liaoning Provincial Natural Science Foundation, one joint project of the Liaoning Provincial Shipping Fund, one general project of the China Postdoctoral Fund, one project of the Dalian High-level Talent Innovation Support Program, two special funds for basic scientific research business expenses of the central university, and one horizontal project. He has participated in more than 10 projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the pre-research project of the Ministry of Equipment Development, the project of the National Defense Bureau of Science, Technology and Industry, the high-tech ship project of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the horizontal project. More than 50 academic papers have been published, more than 40 have been retrieved by SCI, and 1 invention patent has been authorized. He is senior member of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineering, and the reviewer of Journal of Materials Processing Technology, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Steel Research International, International Journal of Engine Research and other journals.