Keynote Speakers/主讲嘉宾


Double Hundred Distinguished Prof. Ali Kamali

Northeastern University, China

Research AreaGreen production of advanced materials

Ali Kamali is a Double Hundred Distinguished Professor at the School of Metallurgy, Northeastern University, director of the Energy and Environmental Materials Research Centre and director of Northeastern University (China)-Bournemouth University (UK) Join Research Centre for Advanced Materials. He is a former Senior Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge and the co-founder of four materials companies, including Cambridge Silicon Age. He is the inventor/co-inventor of several technologies concerning the large-scale green preparation of carbon nanotubes, graphene, nanodiamonds, silicon, metal powders and intermetallic alloys, some of which have been transferred to world-leading western industries. He is the corresponding/first author of more than 100 technical papers in leading journals such as Energy&Environmental Science, Green Chemistry, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Nanoscle and Carbon. He has received several awards, including the International Khwarizmi Award (2005), NSFC Fellowship (2017) and the Rose Award (2019). His new book titled Green Production of Carbon Nanomaterials in Molten Salts and Applications was just published in 2020 by Springer Nature. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.


 Prof. Steivan Defilla

Tianjin University, China

Research Area: Sustainable urbanization


Steivan Defilla, Swiss national, visiting Professor of school of architecture, Tianjin University; President Assistant of APEC Sustainable Energy Center since 2018. Lead author of the “APEC Sustainable Urban Development Report - From Models to Results”. 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. 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 co-chaired 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.

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 Mr. Lei Wang

            Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, CAS

             Research Area: Biomass Energy, Catalytic Materials


Dr. Lei Wang, is a master tutor in Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, CAS. He graduated from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in January 2007, and obtained a doctorate degree in physical chemistry. He joined the Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering as a "team talent", and is currently a researcher at the Institute of New Energy Technology. He has long been engaged in the research and synthesis of molecular sieve synthesis and application, catalytic conversion of petroleum products, ionic liquid chemistry, and the application of porous materials in cigarette harm reduction and coke reduction. Currently, he has published more than 20 articles in Angew. Chem. Soc, Chem. Eur. J., Microp. Mesop. Mat., Dalton Trans and other academic journals. Also, he has applied for more than 10 domestic and participated in more than 10 national for provincial projects .


Mr. Qingwei Xu

     China Hesheng Kangjie Environmental Technology Co., LTD 

           Research Area: Environmental Engineering, Wastewater Treatment Technology


Mr. Qingwei Xu, as Chief Scientist in China Hesheng Kangjie Environmental Technology Co., LTD. He has worked as an engineering designer in international multinational company such as Anaregia Bioenergy Company(USA), HDR Civil Engineering Company and Aquatech company. He is proficient in a variety of biomass new energy, industrial waste water treatment and reuse, ecological restoration core technology. In addition, he led the team members to apply the anaerobic ammonia oxidation technology to the treatment of high-concentration innovatively, high ammonia nitrogen aquaculture waste water, and invented the first domestic anaerobic ammonia oxidation technology for aquaculture waste water treatment integrated equipment. In 2015, he was honored as "Taishan industry leader talent project" in Shandong Province. In 2016, he was selected as the innovative and entrepreneurial talent of the Ministry of Science and Technology, and in 2017, he was selected as the national "National special support program for high-level personnel recruitment".