Speakers of WSM

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Takashi Asaeda

Saitama University, Japan

Speech Title: Riparian vegetation, a mixture of natural gifts and history of human activities

Biography: Professor Asaeda received a B.A. in Civil Engineering from The University of Tokyo in 1976, where he completed his M.S. (1978) and Ph.D. (1983).  Since that time he worked as a associate professor of The University of Tokyo, professor of Saitama University, and retired in 2019.  For his contributions, Professor Asaeda has received numerous awards, several times of Dam Engineering Society Prize, Japan Society of Civil Engineers Prize (JSCE), Karl Emil Hydraulic Prize (ASCE), etc. ……Learn more


Keynote Speaker

Dr. Yee-chung Jin

University of Regina, Canada

Speech title: TBA

Biography: Dr. Yee-chung Jin earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Water Resources Engineering) from the University of Alberta, Canada. Dr. Jin received his bachelor degree from National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan in Hydraulic Engineering and a master of science degree from Auburn University, USA in Civil Engineering.  He was employed by the Atomic Energy of Canada for two years as a Hydrogeologist before he joined the University of Regina as an assistant professor in 1990.……Learn more

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Juan Fan

Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China, China

Speech title: A Comparative Study of Emergency Response Between Japan and China: From Typhoon No.19 to COVID-19

Biography: Ms. Fan obtained her Master Degree in Environmental Law from Kunming University of Science and Technology. Since then, she has been working in the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China, served as vice director of The Office of  Environmental Emergency Response. She participated in the revision of laws and regulations such as Environmental Protection Law, Water Pollution Prevention Law and so on, organized the revision of the National Environmental Emergency Plan, ……Learn More



Past WSM Speakers

Gordon Huang

University of Regina, Canada


Guangwei Huang

Sophia University, Japan


Dawen Yang

Tsinghua University, China



Xiang Zhang

Wuhan University , China


Wen-Yan Chiau

National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan, ROC