International technologies will be scored by Chinese judges based on factors relating to ‘readiness’ for the China market, including: scalability, competitiveness, strength of management, sustainable advantage over time, and other important market factors.
Ping ZHUANG Ph.D, Easen International, I Squared Capital, Jiaqing Water Development Company
Dr. Zhuang has very extensive experience in environmental engineering, urban development, water and wastewater engineering, and solid waste management. Dr. Zhuang also has good experience in groundwater and soil remediation, river environmental restoration, as well as infrastructure investment (fund raising) related to project development, financing, implementation and operation/maintenance. Since late 2006, Dr. Zhuang has led his Easen team to help a Spanish company to develop many water/wastewater and municipal solid waste treatment BOT projects in China, and has accumulated very rich and practical experience in project sourcing, planning, BOT contract negotiation/bidding, project execution etc. Presently, Dr. Zhuang is acting as the CEO of a private water company in China, called the Jiangsu Jiaqing Water Development Company (Jiaqing) that is based in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, on behalf of ISQ and the board of Jiaqing. Ping has a Ph.D in Civil/Environmental Engineering from the United States; a B.S in Water Supply and Wastewater Engineering, and a M.S. in Environmental Engineering from P.R. China.
庄平博士是一位在多个领域经验非常丰富的专家，他既是基础设施投资（集资）相关的项目开发、融资、项目实施和运行/维修方面的专家，也是环境工程、城市发展、固体垃圾管理、给排水工程、地下水以及土壤修复方面的专家，1998年以来，庄博士在世界银行、亚洲开发银行在亚洲地区，特别是在中国和蒙古国贷款的项目上担任高级国际咨询专家和专家组长。庄博士是美国公民，鉴于对湖北省基础设施发展做出的宝贵贡献，他和另外14名专家被湖北省政府于2000年授予“杰出外国专家”的称号，并由此获得中国永久居民身份。 在美国，庄博士作为项目经理及美国注册专业工程师，在很多具有挑战性的工程上工作过。在美国北卡罗来纳州夏洛特工作期间，他完成了很多工业污水处理工程的项目，为许多工业客户解决了环保达标遇到的难题。在专注中国项目之前，他担任美国佛罗里达州可可海滩市(Cocoa Beach)的城市工程师，负责这个沿海城市的许多基础设施的改善工程。在美国， 庄博士在国际性专业期刊上出版和提交的环境论文达20余篇。 庄博士现任宜生环境技术工程（上海）有限公司(宜生)的董事长，宜生为美国注册的国际咨询和工程公司。庄博士也是总部设在美国的中国国际环境基金会的创始人/董事之一， 同时也是总部设在美国的格理集团SM行业专家团学者之一， 通过这个平台向对中国感兴趣的投资者提供咨询服务。
HU Qing, Ph.D, DID, Professor, South University of Science and Technology of China, Engineering Innovation Center (Beijing)
Prof. Hu Qing graduated from Tsinghua University with her bachelor degree; and obtained her PhD degree from UK Imperial College. Prof. Hu is the director of the Engineering Innovation Center (Beijing) at SUSTC; she is the former board director of CECDADI Environmental Remediation Co., Ltd., before that, she is associate director & chief representative of UK Halcrow Group. Prof. Hu has more than 30 years researches and working experiences in environmental protection areas, including: Environmental Policy, strategy; Water/waste water treatment; Eco-city planning; Soil Remediation; Environmental Risk Assessment. She was also members of Nominating Committee for Stockholm Water Prize, Technical Advisory Committee of Global Water Partnership (NGO), and the committee member of Soil and Groundwater Specialized Committee of China Society of Environmental Sciences. She won (1) the Scientific Research Foundation for the High-Level Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars of MOHRSS in 2011, (2) the Science and Technology Progress Award of Ministry of Education and (3) the State Council Special Allowance Experts in 2013.
本科毕业于清华大学；硕士师从于汤鸿霄院士，毕业于中科院生态环境中心；在英国帝国理工大学获得博士学位。 现任南方科技大学教授，南科大环境学院书记，南方科技大学工程技术创新中心（北京）主任。曾任中节能大地环境修复有限公司董事长。英国Halcrow中国北京首席代表。 胡清教授在环境工程领域，具有三十多年的研究和工作经历。在水处理、污泥处理、土壤修复等多个专业领域和项目管理方面积累了深厚的理论知识和广泛的国内外实践经验，并且曾担任国际水领域最高奖——瑞典斯德哥尔摩水奖技术委员会评委会委员(全球共九人)、全球水伙伴中国技术委员会委员、中国环境科学学会土壤与地下水专业委员会委员。2011年获得国家人力资源与保障部高层次留学回国人才资助(全国共十人)，2013年获教育部科技进步一等奖，2013年被评为“享受国务院特殊津贴专家”
Yitong LI, Ph.D, Senior Investment Manager at Baosteel Metal, a company of BaoWu Steel Group
Dr. Li strategically invests oversea environmental technologies for Baosteel diversified business development. Such invested technologies/companies are post-managed and incubated for the needs of Chinese environmental market. Dr. Li also acts as the Senior Business & Venture Consultant for several incubators/accelerators including Shenzhen Newford Ecotech Accelerator, Wenzhou Newford Research Institute of Advanced Technology, Shanghai GreenMax Environmental Technology Platform, China Water-Tech Accelerator, etc. Dr. Li was a Research Scientist at GE-Global Research Center. He researched and developed cutting edge technologies on environmental for GE Water. With Ph.D. from Oxford University, Dr. Li is also a Professional Engineer (Chemical Engineering Sector) and published several papers in prestigious academic journals and national patents.
Ziwei DONG, Senior Design Engineer of Waste Water Sector in Baosteel Gas Co.
Mr. Dong is an experienced engineer of applying new technology for water treatment. He leads the R&D and application techniques of industrial gases in the field of water and wastewater treatment for Baosteel Gas Co., Ltd. Before joining Baosteel Gas, Ziwei served at Paques to deliver process design and commissioning services in industrial and municipal WWTPs. Ziwei received his ME of environmental science from Tongji University and BE of water and wastewater from Harbin institute of technology. Ziwei is also a senior engineer in environmental protection and has 7 granted patents in China.
Xiaowei HU, General Manager of PAIF Shenzhen and Head of South China
Xiaowei is an expert for oversea technology transfer to China. He is acting as the head of Souch China of Patent Alliance Innovation Fund (PAIF). PAIF is a Chinese leading patent commercialization and innovation investment company. Before joining PAIF, Xiaowei worked in Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technologies, Chinese Academy of Sciences as Head of Technology Transfer Office. Then he joined Oxford University Innovation, the technology transfer company wholly owned by Oxford University as Shenzhen Chief Representative and founded Oxford University Innovation Shenzhen International Technology Transfer Company. Xiaowei received his dual master's degrees from KULeuven (Belgium). Xiaowei has 2 granted patents and founded three environmental technology companies in China.
Chen DAI, COO and Partner, Ewaters Environmental Science & Technology Co
Mr.Dai received his Bachelor of Engineering from Hohai University and Master of Engineering from University of Guelph. After graduation, he worked as a Project Manager at URS Corporation, focused on water resource management. Chen then joined AECOM as Department Head. He was also a Professional Engineer of Ontario in Canada. Chen has more than 20 solid year’s professional experience with project design, management of land development, LID, environmental & ecological planning, water supply and trunk sewer system, stormwater management, watershed planning & studies, drainage master planning, floodplain analysis, and GIS mapping. In 2015, he founded Ewaters Environmental Science & Technology in Shanghai. The company operates in both New Zealand and China, with the main business focused on advanced technology applications in all water systems. Ewaters' technologies uniquely covers the water cycle from the water source to the receiving environment with the world's most advanced tools in areas such as modeling, asset management, water quality monitoring, system optimization, maintenance and rehabilitation. Ewaters offers an expert team that can draw on considerable New Zealand local and international resources as needed throughout projects. Our team has extensive experience in hydrology, rural and urban river/stormwater catchment modeling, data management, and the development of flood management strategies.
Yuecheng LING, President and CEO, Yiyang Group
After university graduation, He worked at SINOPEC Beijing Yanshan Petrochemical Co. Ltd, focused on wastewater treatment equipment research and development. Yuecheng was then selected and sponsored by the government to learn water treatment technologies in the Netherlands. He founded Jiangsu Yiyang Water Industrial Co. Ltd. in 1987 after returning to China. Focusing on research and development, Yiyang Water Industrial Co. Ltd. has developed several national patented products, including oxidation ditch rotating disc aerator, microporous aerator series products and rotary cutting flotation equipment. Yiyang Group attracted multiple-skill talents and developed a top R&D and management team over the years. In 2002, Yiyang Group founded Yiyang Mogen Material Co. Ltd., a new composite material company. After 8 years of research and development, they invented Pantograph product for electrical vehicles which has huge market in China High-speed Railway industry. In 2009, they obtained production license from National Railway Administration of China and grew rapidly since then. Today, Yiyang Mogen occupies about 80% of market share in China. Yiyang Group has become a unique high-tech company focusing on both environmental industry and new composite material industry with $31 million assets and $95 million total value. Mr Ling has cooperated with top universities and institution in China and has become a leading company in Yixing City and Jiangsu province.
凌跃成先生是江苏溢洋集团董事长兼总经理。他早年曾在北京燕山石化污水处理厂负责项目设备，后被国家推荐到荷兰学习水处理技术。归国后，于1987 年创立溢洋水工业有限公司，一直以来，企业坚持以自主研发为本的发展思路。迄今为止，他带领公司先后成功开发了多项国家级专利产品，如氧化沟转碟曝气机、微孔曝气器系列产品、旋切式浮选机等。溢洋集团不断吸纳各类复合型人才，建立了一支高素质的科技研发和企业管理队伍。该集团在水处理市场不断发展前行的同时还开展了高新复合材料相关领域研发并成立了宜兴市溢洋墨根材料有限公司。经过8 年的刻苦钻研，该公司研发出可用于各类电力机车受电的弓滑板，随着高铁的飞速发展，此类产品的市场需求和份额不断扩大。2009 年，溢洋墨根取得了国家铁道部受电弓滑板的生产特许证从而快速进入相关市场。发展至今，溢洋墨根材料有限公司的市场份额已经占到了全国市场总量的近80%。溢洋集团在凌跃成的领导下成为独具特色，集环保和高新复合材料为一体的综合高科技集团公司，公司资产总值逾2 亿元，总产值达6 亿多元，并与中国多家高校和设计院结成产学研联盟，是宜兴当地乃至江苏省的骨干企业。