Keynote Speakers

7th International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Treatment and Protection (ICEPTP’22)



The keynote speakers for the 7th International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Treatment and Protection (ICEPTP'22) will be:



Dr. Shahid Azam

Dr. Shahid Azam
University of Regina, Canada
Keynote Speaker

Shahid Azam is Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering at the University of Regina. He has worked for 30 years in the fields of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. Through his research, he has devised advanced testing methods and modeling protocols to manage civil infrastructure and mining wastes. He has trained dozens of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows and has authored more than 140 publications in peer reviewed journals and international conferences.

Topic of Keynote: Improved Dewatering of Mine Waste Tailings
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Dr. Rana Sabouni

Dr. Rana Sabouni
American University of Sharjah, UAE
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Rana Sabouni earned her MESc and PhD in Chemical Engineering from Western University (Canada) in 2009 and 2013, respectively. While doing so, she was awarded several scholarships and merit awards including OGS, and MITACS. She worked as a Post-Doctorate at Western University until joining American University of Sharjah as assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering in September 2014. Recently, she was prompted to Associate professor of chemical engineering at AUS. Since then, Dr. Rana Sabouni has been actively involved with significant contributions in research and teaching, in addition to university and community service. In 2020, Dr. Rana Sabouni was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award. Her list of publications includes more than 37 research papers in high impact factor refereed Journals (Q1 and Q2), in addition to a number of conference proceedings and presentations. Dr. Rana Sabouni main research interest includes Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) and their applications in drug delivery, and wastewater treatment. She supervised and co-supervised more than 10 Master’s students and several senior design projects.

Topic of Keynote: Recent Trends in Wastewater Treatment with Emphasis on Metal- Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
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