International Conference on Waste Recycling and Management
Keynote and Invite Speakers


Keynote Speaker I

Prof. Christian Veje
University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Biodata: Prof. Christian Veje holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen. He has industrial R&D experience in thermofluid modeling and simulation and have since 2008 been associated with University of Southern Denmark. He is co-founder of Centre for Energy Informatics, University of Southern Denmark and is deputy head of centre and professor in mathematical modeling of energy systems and processes.

Research areas are mathematical modeling of fundamental energy processes and systems extending white to black-box modeling to system levels in a component based simulation approach. Research on modeling and simulation of thermodynamic processes in industrial and energy systems, in particular with focus on multiphase flow and heat transfer including mathematical modeling of evaporation and condensation processes.

Current research project areas include modeling of drying and separation processes through heating, melting andmass transport, detailed modeling of evaporation and expansion processes, modeling of phase change materials and electro-thermal processes. Modeling and simulation of building energy dynamics and building energy systems. Thermal and mechanical energy storage and modeling of energy intensive industrial processes.

Keynote Speaker II

Prof. Michael Hartnett
National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland

Biodata: Prof. Michael Hartnett is a Professor in Civil Engineering, NUI Galway, is a Visiting Professor at Hohai University, Nanjing, China and at the University of Edinburgh. He has co-authored 60 journal papers, and is on the editorial boards of 5 international journals. He is Deputy Director of the Science Foundation Ireland funded Research Centre, for Marine and Renewable Energy, MaREI. He leads the Hydraulic Modelling team at NUI Galway, much of his current research is focussed on marine renewable energy. He is a member of the Irish Committee
of the International Hydrology Programme. His group set up the first Irish operational system for marine forecasting. His models have been used to provide national surge forecasts to the Irish Office of Public Works. His group has developed an innovative flood modelling system which is based on a nested approach for ultra-high resolution hydraulic modelling of flood events in urban areas. Mike has worked as Expert Advisor to the Irish Government on radionuclide transport in the Irish Sea. He was awarded the Excellence in Marine Research Award' at the Marine Industry Awards in 2016 and was awarded the Telford Premium Award from the Institution of Civil Engineers, London. He delivered a Keynote Address at the UKACM 25th Annual Conference in 2017.

Plenary Speaker I

Prof. Frank Gunzer
German University in Cairo, Egypt

Biodata: 2014 Co-founder of the Center for Computational Engineering, German University in Cairo, Egypt
2011 Head of Electronics Engineering Department, German University in Cairo, Egypt
2010 Assoc. Prof., Faculty of Information Engineering and Technology, German University in Cairo, Egypt
2009 Guest Scientist in the research unit of Draeger, Luebeck, Germany (begin of a cooperation including regular research stays for research and development of pulsed ion mobility spectrometry as a tool for environmental monitoring)

Honorary Award:
2013 Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in the framework of the international scientific exchange program (WAP)
2004 Familie-Schindler-Foerderpreis Award for the doctoral thesis, Christian-Albrecht-University, Kiel, Germany