NUS-SWA Industry Water Tech Workshop 2019

22 January 2019
NUS-SWA Industry Water Tech Workshop 2019

Workshop Objectives:

  • Identify Industry Water-Technology Needs
  • Highlight Singapore-Based Industry Innovations in Water Technologies
  • Showcase Singapore Translational Research Capabilities in Water Technologies
  • Present NUS IP & Faculty Research in Membrane-Related Water Technologies


 12:00 – 13:00 Registration and Light Lunch

 Water Technology Needs, Innovations, and Translation in Singapore

Moderator: Gary Amy

13:00 – 13:10    Welcome and Opening Remarks

Prof. Chua Kee Chaing, Dean of NUS FoE

Tan Cheng Guan, President, SWA

13:10 – 13:30    Keynote: Singapore as a Water Technology Innovation Hub

Harry Seah, CTO, Public Utilities Board (PUB)

13:30 – 14:30    Panel Discussion: Water Technology Innovation Needs, Regionally and Globally

Gao Xin, Head of Water Innovation, Grundfo-Singapore

Jerry Liu, CTO, CITEC Envirotech

Paul Zuber, Technical Director–Treatment, Mott MacDonald

Dr Victor Sim, Head of resiliency, sustainability and resiliency office, Surbana Jurong

14:30 – 15:00   Water Technology Translational Research Capabilities

Centre of Innovation for Environmental and Water Technology (EWTCOI);

Jason Tang, Deputy Director

Separation Technologies Applied Research and Translation (START) Centre;

Adil Dhalla, Director

15:00 – 15:30   Coffee/Tea Networking Break

Research in Membrane-Related Water Technologies Moderator: Prof. Ng How Yong

15:30 – 15:50   NUS IP in Water Technologies

YONG Yoke Ping, Manager, NUS ILO

15:50 – 16:10   Membrane-Related Water-Technologies Research in NERI & Environ Engineering

How Yong Ng (Civil and Environmental Engineering, NUS)

16:10 – 16:30   Membrane-Related Water-Technologies Research in Chemical Engineering

Gary Amy (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, NUS)

16:30 – 16:45   Next-Generation Ceramic Materials for Water Applications

John Wang (Material Science and Engineering, NUS)

16:45 – 17:00   2-D Materials as Next-Generation Membranes for Water Desalination

Slaven Garaj (Physics, NUS)

17:00 – 18:00   Networking Reception

Please register your interest with by 22 December 2018

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