Dr. Park is a
professor of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at
the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1988. He received a B.S.
in Civil Engineering at Yonsei University in 1977 and a M.S. in
Environmental Engineering at Seoul National University in 1979. He
worked as a consulting engineer in Korea and Australia for two years
after serving two and a half years of military service. He received
a Ph.D. in Public Health Engineering at the University of Newcastle
upon Tyne, United Kingdom in 1985. He worked as a research associate
at the Sanitary and Environmental Health Research Laboratory,
University of California, Berkeley from 1985 to 1988.
Since he joined University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1988, he has
taught various environmental engineering courses such as water
treatment plant design, wastewater treatment plant design,
biological treatment, physical/chemical treatment, hazardous waste
management, solids and hazardous waste engineering, industrial water
pollution control, etc. His research is in the areas of water
quality management and river restoration; biological treatment;
hazardous waste treatment; mass transport in the environment; fate
of organic compounds in water and wastewater treatment processes;
computer-aided design of water and wastewater treatment plants; and
reuse of scrap vehicle tires as a contaminant sorbent. His research
was supported by the National Science Foundation, the Department of
Defense, municipalities, private industries, Wisconsin Department of
Transportation, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and
various research institutes. He has served as the consultant of
various governments, research institutes, utilities, universities,
and industries all over the world.
Assoc. Prof. Jinkeun Kim
Department of Environmental Engineering, Jeju National University, Jeju, Korea
Academic Background 1987.3-1991.1 Univ. of Seoul. Dept. of Environmental Engineering.
B.S. 1991.3-1994.2 Seoul National Univ. Dept. of Environmental Health.
M.S. 2000.8-2004.5 Univ. of Texas at Austin. Dept. of Civil,
Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D. (Thesis:
Physicochemical aspects of particle breakthrough in porous media
Working Experiences 1991.3-2011.2: K-water (Korea Water Resources Corp.), Senior
Researcher 2011.3-present: Jeju National Univ.
Prof. Miwako Hosoda
Seisa University, Tokyo, Japan
Dr. Miwako Hosoda, Vice-President of Seisa
University, has been doing her sociological research in the field of
healthcare and environmental sciences. She is interested in the
balance of human activities and advocates the protection of natural
environments. Dr. Hosoda is also working to achieve a sustainable
healthcare policy, and promotes the public's participation in the
medical domain, both globally and locally. She graduated from the
Department of Sociology at the University of Tokyo in 1992, and
received an MA and PhD in Sociology from the University of Tokyo.
After spending time as a research fellow in the Japan Society for
the Promotion of Science, she studied at Columbia University Mailman
School of Public Health and Harvard School of Public Health. Dr.
Hosoda is now serving as a board member for the International
Sociological Association, Research Committee of Sociology on Health.
Prof. Yu Hong
Beijing Forestry University, China
Hong Yu, Professor, obtained her doctorate from
Tsinghua University in 2008. She was a visiting scholar with the CSC
fund to conduct academic research at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign (2015-2016). Her main research directions include
microalgae-based water pollution control and biomass resource
utilization technology, environmental functional materials,
environmental risk substance toxicity assessment. She has presided
over several national-level and provincial S&T projects, including
the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Beijing
Science and Technology Star Program. So far, more than 80 academic
papers have been published, including 36 papers by SCI, and obtained
10 national invention patents. She is currently a member of the
Youth Working Committee of the Chinese Chemical Society, the Youth
Working Committee of Algae Branch of the China Algae Industry
Association, the Water Treatment and Reuse Committee of the Chinese
Society of Environmental Sciences, and some academic journals’
reviewers, etc. She has won the Beijing Science and Technology Nova
Star, the China Environmental Science Society Youth S&T Award, the
Water Treatment and Reuse Annual National Excellent Conference Paper
Award, the leader 5000 The top paper award of China's fine S&T
journals, outstanding doctoral thesis of Tsinghua University, etc.