The 5th International Conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE 2019)
Plenary Speakers
Prof. M. Levent Kavvas

Distinguished Professor, Director, Hydrologic Research Laboratory, and J. Amorocho Hydraulics Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA
ASCE Fellow, Registered Professional Hydrologist

Dr. M. Levent Kavvas holds a M.S. in Civil Engineering (Hydrology and Water Resources Program) from Colorado State University, and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Hydraulics and Systems) from Purdue University. At the University of California, Davis, he is Distinguished Professor, Gerald and Lillian Orlob Endowed Chair Professor of Water Resources Engineering, Director of the Hydrologic Research Laboratory, and the UCD J. Amorocho Hydraulics Laboratory. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Registered Professional Hydrologist. He is a member/member of the Editorial Board of several international associations/journals and also was founding Editor-in-Chief of ASCE’s Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, a position he held from 1995 through 2004. He has published more than 280 papers in surface and groundwater hydrology and hydrometeorology. More...

Speech Title: Time-Space Fractional Governing Equations of Unsteady Open Channel Flow


Prof. Chih-Huang Weng

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Professor, Chih-Huang Weng received his Ph.D. degree and Master degree in Environmental Engineering from The University of Delaware, USA. Currently, he is a faculty member in the Department of Civil and Ecological Engineering at I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. He has published about 75 technical papers in SCI journal and 26 of them H-index. He is also serving as an editorial board member and guest editor of several academic journals. His research interests focus on using advanced oxidation processes, adsorption, and electrokinetic technologies for wastewater treatment and groundwater remediation.
Speech Title: Decolorization of Textile Dyes Using Persulfate Activated with Fe2+-Containing Minerals
Abstract: Effluents from dyeing and textile industries are usually heavily colored with dyeing agents. Synthetic azo dyes are the largest category of industrial colorants, which are mostly non-biodegradable and persistent due to their synthetic origin and complex molecular structure. With broad environmental concerns, it is imperative that they have to be removed from industrial effluents. Conventional biological processes are usually inadequate for the treatment of these chemicals under the increasingly stringent effluent standards. More...


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