Date: 14 Nov 2023 (Tue)
Hong Kong Time:
AM Session: 09:00 – 12:20
PM Session: 14:00 – 16:55
Venue: Room N201, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Target audience: We welcome representatives from the government, academia, consultants, contractors, professional bodies, green groups, NGOs and other stakeholders to participate in our Forum.
Registration Fee: Free of Charge

AM Session:



09:00 - 09:30


09:30 - 09:50


09:50 - 09:55

Welcome Speech

09:55 - 10:20

Ir. Prof. Irene LO, JP
Chair Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, HKUST


Topics: Photoelectrochemical Treatment of Saline Sewage by a Mutifunctional Photoanode: Novel Technology towards Sustainability and Carbon Neutrality

10:20 - 10:45

Ir. Prof. Kai-leung YUNG, BBS
Associate Head and Chair Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, PolyU


Ir. Dr. Yuk-ming TANG
Senior Teaching Fellow, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, PolyU


Topics: Intelligent Non-invasive Structural Health Inspection System for Multi-part Covers

10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 11:25

Prof. Zhiguo YUAN, AM   
Chair Professor, School of Energy and Environment CityU


Topics: Towards net-zero energy and net-zero carbon wastewater management

11:25 - 11:50

Prof. Xiao-yan LI  
Chair Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, HKU


Topics: Mainstream anammox: Promise and challenges for sustainable nitrogen removal in saline wastewater treatment

11:50 - 12:15

Ir. Prof. Mohamed Salah GHIDAOUI 
Chinese Estates Professor of Engineering and Chair Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, HKUST


Topics: Time-Reversal of Waves for Intelligent Monitoring of Pressurized Mains

12:15 - 12:20

Session Remarks


PM Session:



14:00 - 14:20


14:20 - 14:30

Opening of Afternoon Session

14:30 - 14:55

Ir. Prof. Dan TSANG
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, HKUST


Topics: Enhancing Water Resilience with Blue-Green Infrastructure: A Pilot-scale Study on Bioretention Systems for Stormwater Harvesting in New Development Areas

14:55 - 15:20

Prof. Yun-hui LIU  
Choh-ming Li Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, CUHK
Director, Hong Kong Centre for Logistics Robotics


Topics: Robot and AI Technologies for Inspection Tasks in Smart Cities

15:20 - 15:35


15:35 - 16:00

Prof. Jimmy JIAO 
Professor, Department of Earth Science, HKU


Topics: Study on Potential Application of Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR)

16:00 - 16:25

Dr. Ping LOU  
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, HKU


Topics: Vision Generative AI: A new frontier for sewage treatment industry

16:25 - 16:50

Mr. Kai WU  
Head of Environmental Research and Development, HKPC


Topics: Best practices for eco-friendly wastewater management

16:50 - 16:55

Session Remarks


  • The programme is subject to change without prior notice.
  • The presentations will be conducted in English or Cantonese or Putonghua. Simultaneous interpretation in English, Cantonese and Putonghua will be provided.