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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

 

 

DATO’ SERI IR. DR. ZAINI BIN UJANG

 

Secretary General

Ministry Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA), MALAYSIA

 

 

 

 

 

Biography:

Zaini Ujang is the Secretary General, Ministry of Energy, GreenTechnology and Water, Malaysia since 5 August 2016. He was theSecretary General Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia sinceJuly 2015 – August 2016 and the Secretary General II, Ministry ofEducation Malaysia (June 2013 – July 2015), the fifth ViceChancellor of University Technology Malaysia (October 2008 – May2013) and the first recipient of the prestigious Merdeka Award forthe category of Outstanding Scholastics Achievement in 2009.

He was Chairman of the task force for preparing Malaysia Higher Education Blueprint (2015 – 2025) and spearheading the governance and financial sustainability shifts. He also has initiated UTM transformation program to be research technical university, from 10% to 50% enrolment of graduate students within five years (2008 – 2013); and initiated research collaborations with MIT, Imperial College London, Cambridge and Oxford.


His academic contributions are in the field of environmental management andtechnology, particularly water and wastewater treatment, sustainable resourcestrategies and industrial ecology. Apart from his involvement in his academics, he also
served on various public agencies such as Chairman of Environmental Quality Council, Malaysia (since 2009), and member of National Water Services Commission (2007 – 2014).


He has written more than 250 scientific papers published in leading academic journals and proceedings, and 33 books on environmental engineering, water sustainability, higher education and learning innovation, and published more than 1000 articles in mainstream media since 1988.


He is also active in voluntary bodies: Vice-President of International Water Association (2004 - 2006), Editor of Water Science and Technology since 2000 and President Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia (2016).


He is a Fellow at the Swedish Royal Physiographic Society in Lund (Sweden), Fellow at the Science Academy (Malaysia) Fellow at the Institute of Chemical Engineering (UK) and seeing Fellow of Institute Water Association.

 


He is also registered as a Professional Engineer (Malaysia), Chartered Engineer (UK), Chartered Scientist (UK), Chartered Water and Environmental Manager (UK). He was also a Visiting Professor at MIT (the United States), Imperial College London (UK), and
Tsukuba University Japan.

 

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PROF. DR. FWA TIEN FANG

 

National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Title: Challenges in Pavement Design: Designing a Socially and Environmentally Sustainable Pavement

 

 

Keynote Abstract

 

 

Biography:

Dr. Fwa is currently a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Director of the Centre for Transportation Research. He is active academically and professionally in the area of transportation infrastructure performance assessment and management, particularly in the areas of pavement design and management, pavement materials testing and evaluation, and road and airfield pavement management systems.

 

He has published more than 200 technical papers in leading international journals and conferences, and has been invited to lecture and make technical presentations in 17 countries, including keynote lectures at a number of international conferences and symposium.

 

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PROF. DR. CANDAN GOKCEOGLU

 

Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Turkey

 

Title: Problems sourced from geological conditions when constructing infrastructures: some recent examples from Turkey

 

Keynote Abstract 

 

 

Biography:

Prof. Dr. Candan GÖKÇEOĞLU graduated from the Department of Geological Engineering, Hacettepe University in 1989. He became a professional engineer and did his doctorate at Institute of Science and Technology, Hacettepe University between 1993-1997. Dr. Gökçeoğlu who became associate professor in 2003, became a professor in 2009. Prof. Dr. Candan GÖKÇEOĞLU, who is the Chairman of the Executive Board Hacettepe Technopolis, also works as General Secretary of Hacettepe Üniversity.

 

In the period of Computing Center, he renewed and updated the network system of Hacettepe Üniversitesi, and completed many automation projects and let them be put in operation. Prof. Dr. Gökçeoğlu, who got the TÜBİTAK Incentive Award of Engineering Sciences in 2006, consulted numerous professional engineering and doctorate dissertations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

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