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ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALTY

The conference will focus on the environmental and public health facet of civil engineering and its importance in improving the quality of life for people and providing reliable infrastructure for societal benefits. It will explore research and technological advances concerning innovative approaches, assessment and sustainable management/remediation of environmental impacts to water, air, and soil and the unique challenges faced in addressing the effects of climate change on infrastructure.

Environmental Specialty Chair:
Dr. Kelvin Tsun Wai Ng, PhD, PEng, MCSCE

TOPICS

Water quality and management

Municipal, industrial, and rural wastewater treatment

Environmental hydraulics and contaminant transport

Air quality, emissions, and pollution control

Geo-environmental engineering

Toxic material control and hazardous waste management

Environmental stewardship

Contaminated site assessment, remediation and reclamation

Land management and planning

Environmental issues related to mining, gas and oil sectors

Sustainable agriculture

Life cycle analysis and environmental risk

Environmental policy and economy during the pandemic

Public health and safety regarding coronavirus

Environmental engineering education and community engagement

Climate change and impacts

Waste disposal, recycling, and minimization

Other Environmental Topics

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