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Keynote Speaker

Speaker I

Prof. Ngai Weng Chan
School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Ngai Weng Chan is Professor of Physical Geography at the Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang, Malaysia. His main research areas are Environmental Hazards Management, Hydro-Climatology & Water Resources Management. He is currently Vice-President of the International Water Resources Association, Member of International Association of Hydrological Sciences and Member of International Water Association. He is currently President of Water Watch Penang (WWP), Treasurer of Malaysian Environmental NGOs (MENGOs) and member of Malaysian Water Partnership and Malaysian Water Association. He has completed more than 50 research/consultancy projects and published 26 Books, 59 Chapters in Books, and more than 100 professional papers.

Speaker II

Assoc. Prof. Choong Kok Keong
School of Civil Engineering, Engineering Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Keynote Speech Title: "Structural Engineering Solution Inspired by Nature"

Dr. Choong is currently an Associate Professor at School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. He graduated with a Doctor of Engineering degree from The University of Tokyo, Japan. His field of interest is computational analysis of shell and spatial structures. One of his focuses of research on shell and spatial structure is mimicking idea or inspiration from nature for possible application to the structural system of shell and spatial structures. Apart from shell and spatial structures, Dr. Choong also carries out joint research with industry on structural solution using precast concrete technology.



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2017 6th International Conference on Climate Change and Humanity (ICCCH 2017)