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Distinguished Lecture Series : Plastic Waste Management and the Impact of COVID19 Pandemic
July 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prof. Jiří Jaromír KLEMEŠ is the Head of a Centre of Excellence “Sustainable Process Integration Laboratory – SPIL”, NETME Centre, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology – VUT Brno, Czech Republic and Emeritus Professor at “Centre for Process Systems Engineering and Sustainability”, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary. Awarded by the EC with Marie Curie Chair of Excellence (EXC) with a track record of managing and coordinating 94 major EC, NATO, bilateral and UK Know-How projects. He has attracted research funding of over 34 M€. He is a Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Cleaner Production (IF 6.315), and Chemical Engineering Transactions, Subject Editor of Energy and Emeritus Executive Editor of Applied Thermal Engineering. He is the founder and President for 23 years of PRES (Process Integration for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction) conferences, seven years Chairperson of CAPE Working Party of EFCE (European Federation of Chemical Engineering), a member of WP on Process Intensification and of the EFCE Sustainability platform. He is also a Member of the IChemE Sargent Medal International Committee on CAPE.
He has been awarded by the Web of Science and Publons a Highly Cited Researcher, Top Peer Reviewer and Top Handling Editor. He authored and co-authored 551 papers, h-index in Google Scholar 59, in Scopus 51 His Publons profile (Web of Science) shows 1,623 reviews for 110 scientific journals and 6,542 Editors Merits for 21 Editorial boards. A number of books published by Elsevier, De Gruyter, Woodhead, McGraw-Hill; Ashgate Publishing Cambridge; Springer; WILEY-VCH; Taylor & Francis). Invited lecturer at 54 universities world-wide. Several times Distinguished Visiting Professor at 11 Universities. Doctor Honoris Causa of Kharkiv National University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute” in Ukraine, the University of Maribor in Slovenia, University POLITEHNICA Bucharest, Romania “Honorary Doctor of Engineering Universiti Teknologi Malaysia”. Awarded with “Honorary Membership of Czech Society of Chemical Engineering”, “European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) Life-Time Achievements Award” and “Pro Universitaire Pannonica” Gold Medal.