Co-hosted by AIChE and APRU Sustainable Waste Management Program, the Engineering Sustainable Development 2020 brought engineers, scientists, and policymakers together to discuss technical and engineering challenges of addressing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Event date: December 16-18, 2020 (GMT+9)
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Topics of this year’s conference include:
Electronic waste: waste batteries, waste solar panels
Biowaste in the circular economy
Soil, water and air pollution
Biodiversity in ecosystems
Policy development toward sustainable waste management
Tsz Yan Yu, The University of Queensland
Topic: Circular Economy Regulations on Waste Management and the Implementation in Australian Cities
Best student presentations
Antonella Cornelio, University of Brescia
Topic: New Porous Materials Derived from Industrial By-Products for Nanoparticles Capture
Sherif A. Khalifa, Drexel University
Topic: Environmental Impacts of Upscaled Mixed Cation Perovskite Precursors for Emerging Lead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells
Jessica MacDonald, Stanford University
Topic: Linking Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment to Non-Potable and Potable Wastewater Reuse
Kumuduni Niroshika Palansooriya, Korea University
Topic: Machine Learning-Based Prediction of Immobilization Efficiency of Potentially Toxic Elements in Biochar Amended Soils
APRU Disclaimer: The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Engineering Sustainable Development 2020 co-hosted by AIChE-APRU are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (“APRU”) and its employees. APRU is not responsible and does not verify for accuracy any of the information contained in the series.