Prof. Harsha Ratnaweera
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

Dr Harsha Ratnaweera is a Professor in Water Technology at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and was the Director of International Projects and Innovation for 20 years at the Norwegian Institute for Water Research. He is a Fellow and Director of the Board of the International Water Association (IWA) and a Management Committee member of the European Water Association (EWA). Dr Ratnaweera initiated the Global Educational and Research Network, Water Harmony, in 2012, which has grown to over 100 universities from 54 countries.
His research areas are surveillance, modelling, control and optimisation of treatment processes, especially focusing on digital tools. His research team works with membrane processes and is involved in several international projects, including Istanbul Technical University.

Prof. Kang LI
Imperial College London, England

Professor Kang Li has been a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London since 2007. Currently, he leads a research group (11 post-docs/PhDs) at Imperial to conduct multidisciplinary research in membrane science, solid oxide fuel cells, wastewater treatment, membrane catalysis, separation processes and reaction engineering. He received Rector's Award and Research Excellence Award at Imperial in 2007 and MND R&D Award 2013, Singapore. His commitment to working at interdisciplinary boundaries is evidenced by his involvements as an editorial board member of Journal of Membrane Science, Elsevier (Membrane Technology), Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Wiley (Chemical Technology), Polymers, MDPI, Switzerland (Polymer Science), Reactive and Functional Polymers, Elsevier (Functional Polymers), etc. and as a guest editor of International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier (Energy). He has published extensively in international referred journals (cited over 22000 times) with h-index of 78 (Google Scholar) and has authored a book on Ceramic Membranes for Separation and Reaction (Wiley 2007). Kang Li is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, UK.

Prof. Volodymyr V. TARABARA
Michigan State University, USA

Volodymyr Tarabara is a Professor of Environmental Engineering at Michigan State University. His research is in the areas of membrane separations and interfacial processes with applications that include water treatment, industrial pollution control and biosafety monitoring. Prof. Tarabara has co-authored over 90 journal papers on these and related subjects and currently serves as an Editor of Separation and Purification Technology (Elsevier) and as the Editor for Special Collections of the Journal of Environmental Engineering (ASCE). He is a recipient of three Fulbright awards: U.S. Scholar award to Georgia in 2014, Fulbright Specialist placement to Ukraine in 2021 and U.S. Global Scholar award to France, Georgia and Singapore in 2022. Dr. Tarabara is a member of ACS, AEESP, ASCE, IWA, and NAMS.