Prof. Yuan Li, Shaanxi Normal University, China

Professor Yuan Li got his doctor's degree from Institute of Soil and Water Conservation of Northwest A&F University and has engaged in the development of soil gas control technology and its benefits for many years. Researh interests include the effects of root zone soil gas regulation on crop growth, the effects of root zone gas regulation on soil microorganisms, soil enzyme activity, plant root system and plant photosynthesis, the biological mechanism of the regulation technology. His current research mainly focuses on the microbial mechanism of soil gas driving soil organic carbon turnover and soil gas mediated water purification. He has published more than 50 papers in journals like: Soil Science Society of America Journal, Land Degradation & Development, Journal of Agricultural Engineering. He holds over eight National Natural Science Fund projects, Shaanxi provincial key research and development plan, Guangdong Provincial Natural Science Fund projects, and authorizes 5 patents.

Prof. Vahid Nourani, Tabriz University, Iran

Prof. Vahid Nourani received his B.Sc. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from University of Tabriz, Iran in 1998 and 2000, respectively. He then continued his graduate study in Civil and Environmental Engineering in the field of Hydrology at Shiraz University, Iran and Tohoku University, Japan and was graduated in2005. Prof. Nourani was with the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Tabrizas Assistant Professor from 2005-2009; as Associate Professor from 2009-2014; as Professor from 2014 and with Department of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota, USA at 2011 as visiting Associate Professor and as Adjunct Professor with Near East University from 2017. In this period, 89 Ph.D. and M.S. students were graduated under his technical supervision. His research interests include rainfall-runoff modeling, Artificial Intelligence applications to hydro-environmental engineering, Hydroinformatics and computational hydraulics. His researches outcomes have been published as 202 Journal articles, 2 books, 11book chapters and more than 190 papers presented in international and national conferences. Currently he is Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Civil & Env.Eng. (Tabriz Univ.), Associate Editor for Journal of Hydrology, Guest Editor for Water and Sustainability Journals, Vice Dean of Civil Engineering Faculty at Tabriz University and director of Excellence Center in Hydroinformatics. In 2021, Prof. Nourani was ranked as 11035 among world's top 2% scientists reported by the Stanford University. From April 2022, Prof. Nourani has started his collaboration with CDU (at Australia), College of Engineering, IT & Environment, as honorary adjunct professor and currently he is a visiting professor at CAS-Beijing.

Dr. Mirka Mobilia, University of Salerno, Italy

Ing. Mirka Mobilia earned a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering at University of Salerno, Italy in 2011. In 2014 she earned Master's degree in Environmental Engineering, at University of Salerno. In November 2014, she started a Ph.D. course in “Risk and sustainability in civil, environmental and construction engineering”, at the University of Salerno (UNISA). Since 2020 she has been a Research Fellow at the department of civil engineering (UNISA). Her research interest is about the sustainable stormwater management for urban drainage systems, with a particular focus on urban greening.