The 5th International Conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE 2019)
Invited Speakers
Dr. Komali Kantamaneni

Research Fellow, Research, Innovation and Enterprise Maritime, Technology and Environment, Solent University, Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Komali Kantamaneni is a Research Fellow at Solent University, England, United Kingdom (UK). She completed her PhD at University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea, UK, entitled Assessing coastal vulnerability: development of a combined physical and economic index. Her research produced for the first time, a combined vulnerability assessment based on physical science parameters and economic drivers. She engages with interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary projects such as coastal and water infrastructures, natural disasters, stormwater management in urban areas and, risk assessment and management. She holds an MBA in Business Studies from Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK); and MSc in Environmental Sciences and a BSc in Biology from Acharya Nagarjuna University, India. Her academic background gives her different perspectives, and she engages with challenging issues in reflective and meaningful ways. Komali’s research has been recognised with many academic publications and the award of prizes, research and travel grants and visiting scholar invitations.

Dr. Nayan Sharma

Honorary Professor of River Science, University of Nottingham, UK
Former Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Dr. Nayan Sharma is involved in Water Resources, Hydraulic Structures, River Engineering and Irrigation Science. He guided 174 Master’s and 21 Ph.D. theses in IIT Roorkee with 198 research publications and member of 65 national and international technical committees. He conducted 98 consulting and 10 National - International Research projects, with his four books published by Springer on River Science. More...

Dr. Varenyam Achal

Professor, Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, China
Prof. Varenyam Achal is faculty in Environmental Engineering at Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, China. Previously he was Professor at East China Normal University, Shanghai. Prof. Achal was awarded a PhD from Thapar University, India. He has a very broad interest in environmental biotechnology including soil-water remediation and bio-based building materials. He has authored more than 60 research papers in journals of repute along with several book chapters and one book.

Dr. Xixi Wang

Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Old Dominion University, USA
Dr. Wang has solid education background and extensive teaching/research experience in hydrology, hydraulics and water resources. He has extensively published in high-quality journals and presented in national/international conferences. Also, he has been very active in collaborating with peers across the world. Dr. Wang has been serving profession as Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor, Associate Editor, Conference Convener, and referee since 2001. More details are here:

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The 5th International Conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE 2019)
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