2013 AEESP Workshop on Environmental Education and Research in China

2013 AEESP Workshop on Environmental Education and Research in China
July 14, 2013 Sunday, 9:00am-12:00pm, AEESP conference site, GC/MH

1. CAPEES Introduction (9:00-9:10am)
Organizing Committee: Jianmin Wang (Missouri S&T); Yuefeng Xie (Penn State); Zhiyong “Jason” Ren (Univ. of Colorado); Qilin Li (Rice Univ.)

2. NSF Environmental Engineering and International Programs (9:10-9:40am)
Debra Reinhart, Program Director, Environmental Engineering, US National Science Foundation

3. Environmental Higher Education in China (9:40-10:05am)
Gang Yu, Dean of the School of the Environment, Tsinghua University; China

4. Major Environmental Funding Sources in China (10:05-10:30am)
Xiaochang Wang, Vice President of Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology; China

Break (10:30-10:45am)
5. Collaborating with Faculty Members in China (10:45-11:10am)
John Crittenden, Director of the Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems, Hightower Chair and GRA Eminent Scholar in Environmental Technologies, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

6. Environmental Challenges in China (11:10-11:35am)
Weixian Zhang, Director of State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource Reuse, Tongji University; China

7. Panel Discussion (11:35am-12:20pm)
Jiuhui Qu (Chair), Professor and Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Chinghua Huang (Co-Chair), Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
8. Evening Program – CAPEES gathering and featured presentation to CAPEES members

Jiuhui Qu, Professor and Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Yuefeng Xie, Professor, Pennsylvania State University (USA) & Tsinghua University (China) – Effective Communication for International Collaboration