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International Conference in Energy-saving and Emission Reduction Held in China for the First Time

Translator: 国际合作与交流处 Editor: release date :2017-09-11

August 22, the 20th session of the International Conference on Process Integration, Modeling and Optimization in Energy-saving and Emission Reduction was held in Tianjin. The conference was hosted by Tianjin University, Hebei University of Technology and the Sinopec. Professor Jiri Klemes of the Czech Brno University, Professor Yuan Xigang of Tianjin University, Mr. Li Defang, professorate senior engineer of Sinopec and Professor Liu Zhiyong from HEBUT chaired the conference. The academic committee of the conference consisted of more than 50 well-known experts from more than 30 countries.

Duan Guolin,
vice president of HEBUT delivered a welcome speech. He briefed the guests about HEBUTs 114-year history and her highlights in education. In particular, a number of independent intellectual property rights in energy-saving emission reduction and other related fields have been applied in marine engineering, chemical engineering and environmental engineering, yielding desirable economic and social benefits. 

During the three-day conference, experts and scholars conducted in-depth discussions and exchanges in the process integration to promote sustainable development, energy-saving technologies, carbon dioxide emission reduction, thermal work and its combined cycle, heat exchangers, biomass energy conversion technology, multi-functional process integration, operations research and supply chain management, paper and pulp, low-emission technologies, sustainable production processes, intermittent processes, waste minimization, industrial and experimental research, numerical heat transfer, sustainable biofuel production, water-heat system, etc.
The conference received 502 abstracts, hitting the record high. The authors were up to 1025, from more than 40 countries and regions. A total of more than 350 experts and scholars in systems engineering attended the conference. The conference has been held in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Greece, Canada, Malaysia and other countries for 19 times, It is for the first time that the conference was held in China.
36 papers from HEBUT was submitted to the conference, and more than 30 professors and students attended the conference. Profs. Liu Zhiyong, Chen Jianxin, Zhao Yingying acted as keynote speakers and chaired parallel sessions, another 10 professors made their oral reports.

                                      Translated by Xin Guofeng, revised and proofread by Shi Gengshan