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Holden the principle of open education and scientific development, the center energetically sticks to communicate with various international academic institutes and universities. To date, the center has established a good cooperation relationship with more than twenty world-renowned universities, respectively, including Cornell University, Georgia State University, Rice University, Curtin University, Flinders University,Nagoya University in Japan, Akita University. Twenty three well known experts, Kozinski, Muir, Shanbenliangyi, Jiang SanPing, Miller, et. al., have been recruited as honorary/visiting/part time professors. Every year, many excellent scholars from all over the world invited to lecture in our center. Professors in our center have also been invited abroad to lecture and participate academic seminars. Recently, the center held the 12th International Symposium on East Asian Resources Recycling Technology and International Seminar on Soil Environment protection & Ecological Civilization Construction,whichhad more than 300 participants. Moreover, the center co-organized the 11th International Symposium on East Asian Resources Recycling Technologyand participatedmore than 10 international academic conferences, such as TMS annual meeting as well as Environment and Health of China-Australia. These academic communications not only benefit all of the faculty and students of the center, but also expand the international and domestic influence of the center.


International academic exchange activity of Center  


Department and Position

Lecture Subject



Tenured professor in University of Michigan. The dean ofMechanical EngineeringDepartment, Dearborn campus, the University of Michigan, “Thousand-Talent Scheme” of Central Organization Department (Chief scientist of the National Advanced Manufacturing Center of Xi'an Jiaotong University)




At 10:30on 28th, February, 2012


Georgia Institute of Technology

“Mixing Issues in Groundwater Reactive Transport Modeling”

At 15:00 on 18th, June, 2012

Prof. Chris Franco and Prof.ZhangWei

Flinders University of  Australia

“Transforming Upstream and Downstream Bioprocesses for a Sustainable Algal Biorefinery” and  “Experimental Accounting of Seasonal, Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Fugitive Greenhouse Gas Emission from Wastewater Systems”

13th, November, 2012


Previously worked at Californian Public Health Council, then Water Quality Control Committee of California, and now serve as a manager of water environment, California Environmental Protection Agency

1. The protection of California water sources

2. Top environmental issues of America

From 15:00 to 17:00 on 1th, November, 2013


Vice president of Chinese Engineers Society, Vice president of the Society of Overseas Chinese Environmental Protection, serve as a manager and research in American Urban Environmental Planning and Protection agency for 30 years

1. The protection of California water sources

2. Top environmental issues of America

From 15:00 to 17:00 on 1th, November, 2013

Prof. Takahiko Okura

University of Tokyo

Technologies forrecycling and environmental protection in Japan

At 14:00 on 2th,November, 2013


Professor and Canada Research Chair,Department of Chemistry, LakeheadUniversity,ThunderBay,Ontario P7B 5EI, Canada

Design of FunctionalNanomaterials for Green Chemistry Applications

From 15:00 to 17:30, on 20th, December, 2013

Larry Robert Perderson

The first foreign professor of the Central South University from “Thousand-Talent Scheme”

A series of lectures on new energy materials

(mainly on electrochemistry)

Every day from 9:30 to 11:30 and from 15:00 to 17:00 at 14th~17th, January, 2014

George P. Demopoulos

McGill University of Canada

“Advanced environmental and energy material technologies via innovative aqueous solution processing”

28th, November, 2013

Prof. NunzioIsidoro and Prof. CostantinoVischetti

Department of Environmental Agricultural Sciences, Marche Polytechnic University of Italy

“Biomonitoring With Honeybees of Heavy Metals and Pesticides in Marche Region”“Bioremediation of Agricultural Water and Phytoremediation of Contaminated Sites”

17th, October, 2013

Prof. JiangSanPing

Curtin University, Australia

“Energy research in Curting-Technology Development and Application of Fuel Cells”

2th, July, 2013

Prof. Takeshi Matsuura

University of Ottawa, Canada

Environmental Applications of Membrane Technology

From 10:00 to 11:00, on 15th, April, 2014

Prof. HangJianYang

A tenured professor of University of Michigan

Material, Environment, and Resource regeneration

At 10:30 on 26th, May, 2014

Prof. Pekka Antero Taskinen

Alto University (original Helsinki University of Technology

Pyrometallurgy& Basic theories of scrap copper smelting

At 9:00 on 27th, May,2014

Prof. JiangSanPing

Deputy director, Fuels and Energy Technology Insititute, Curtin University, Australia

Nanostructured Materials in Fuel Cells

19th, May, 2014