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37th IAHR World Congress in Kuala Lumpur Keynote Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

 
Tyler    
OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER 

DR. TYLER A. ERICKSON

Senior Developer Advocate at Google

Water Cycle Analysis Lead

Google Earth Engine

Curriculum Vitae
     
     
Silke Wieprecht  

THEME 1: RIVER & SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT

Title: Influence of morphological changes on ecology: a cascade of scales
by Prof. Ing. Silke Wieprecht

Department Head, Department of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management

Managing Director, Institute for Water and Environmental System (IWS), University of Stuttgart

Chairperson, LOC 13th International Symposium on River Sedimentation (ISRS 2016)

Associate Editor, International Journal of Sediment Research

     
     
Prof. Roger Falconer    

THEME 2: FLOOD MANAGEMENT

Title: Flood Modelling and Hazard Assessment for Extreme Events in River Basins
by Prof. Roger A. Falconer


Professor of Water Management (Part-time), Cardiff University

Director, Roger Falconer Water Consultancy Ltd

President of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research Centre (2011)

Curriculum Vitae
     
     
prof.shahbaz   THEME 3: ENVIRONMENTAL HYDRAULICS & INDUSTRIAL FLOWS

Prof. Shahbaz Khan

UNESCO Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Jakarta, Indonesia

Representative of UNESCO to Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Timor Leste
     
     
Pengzhi2  
THEME 4: COASTAL, ESTUARIES AND LAKES MANAGEMENT

Prof. Pengzhi Lin (Ń÷ŇŰ÷«)

CJSP Chair Professor, Sichuan University

Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore (NUS) (2012-2015)

Chief Editor of Applied Ocean Research

Curriculum Vitae

     
     
Stephen1  

Prof. Stephen Monismith

Professor, Dept. of Civil and Env. Eng., Stanford University, California, USA

Overseas Visiting Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge University

Assoc. Editor, Estuaries and Coasts

2012 Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Pritchard Award Winner

Curriculum Vitae

     
     
Prof. Dragan  
THEME 5: URBAN WATER MANAGEMENT

Title: A Smart City Without Smart Water is Only a Pipe Dream!
by Prof. Dragan A. Savić FREng, FICE, FCIWEM

Chair of the Joint IAHR/IWA Committee on Hydroinformatics (2012-2014)

Professor of Hydroinformatics and Co-Director of the Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter in United Kingdom

Director, EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Informatics: Science and Engineering (WISE CDT), University of Exeter, UK

     
     
Farhad  

Title: Resilience, from metaphor to operational indicators
by Prof. Farhad Yazdandoost

Vice Chancellor, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran

Director of the Regional Centre on Urban Water Management, UNESCO.

IAHR Council Member (2003-2009)

Curriculum Vitae

     
     
Jorg  
THEME 6: WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Title: Real-time, Adaptive, Self Learning Management of Lakes
by Prof. Jorg Imberger (Co-authors: Clelia Marti, Juan Escriba, Chris Dallimore, David Hamilton)

Professor (Adjunct), RSMAS, University of Miami, Florida, USA

Member of the Argentinean Water Resources Advisory Board

Associate Editor, Journal of Ecohydraulics

Curriculum Vitae

     
     
jun xia1  

Title: Water Security Issue and Adaptive Water Management of China for Changing Environment
by Prof. Jun Xia

Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Chair Professor & Director£¨Research Institute for Water Security(RIWS), Wuhan University

Distinguished Professor, Key Lab. of Water Cycle & Related Land Surface Processes, Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS)

Curriculum Vitae

     
     
Jae Young  
THEME 7: HYDROINFORMATICS / COMPUTATIONAL METHODS AND EXPERIMENTAL METHODS

Dr. Ahn Jae-Young

Principal Member of Research Staff in The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI). 

Leaded MF4.4 in 7th World Water Forum, and a short course program on "IoT for Smart Water Management”.


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