Low Carbon Development, China 22 March 2016

Dr Yong Geng, Dean of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University will visit Edinburgh and deliver a morning lecture on 22 March 2016 at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation. Dean Geng will briefly present the key findings of his research in the area of circular economy and low carbon development in order to identify possible opportunities for collaboration and partnership with colleagues in Scotland. 

This is a FREE event running from 08.30am-10.0am but places are limited.  For more details please contact Siobhan Dunn at ECCI.

Biography

Dr Yong Geng is a Dean of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University – one of China’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Shanghai Jaio Tong recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work with the University of Edinburgh. The agreement is the first of its kind between the two institutions. The relationship will create opportunities for partnerships drawing on the research expertise and innovation of Edinburgh’s School of Geosciences and the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI). Dean Geng holds a doctorate in Chemical Engineering and is a Distinguished Professor in the School of Environmental Science and Engineering. He is the recipient of numerous and awards and honours and he sits on the boards of many international scientific committees and international journals.

Dean Geng will speak about his primary research area in the circular economy and low carbon development in China. This is a rare opportunity to hear one of China’s preeminent scholars in this area. If you would like to attend please register via the ling below or contact Siobhan Dunn at siobhan.dunn@ed.ac.uk.

DATE: 22 March 2016
TIME: 8:30am to 10:00am
VENUE: Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation