International Industrial Ecology Day 2023

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China’s Industrial Ecology Scholarship: Past, Present, and Future 15:00-16:00 CST (7:00-8:00 UTC)

Date: 30 November 2023, time 15:00-16:00 CST (UTC+8)

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Abstract: The idea of industrial ecology has been introduced to China for almost three decades. It plays an increasingly important role in the country’s pursuit of green transition. Parallel to its practical importance is the blossom of Chinese scholarship. While it is not feasible to present the full picture and contribution of Chinese industrial ecologists, this session provides a glance of key pioneers, praises their important legacy, and envisions future contributions.



Introduction by Junming Zhu


How Industrial Ecology Research Was Introduced and Dispersed in China

Speaker: Lei Shi


Lifelong Contributions of Zhongwu Lu and Northeastern University

Speaker: Heming Wang


Lifelong Contributions of Rusong Wang and Chinese Academy of Sciences

Speaker: Jingru Liu


Contribution of industrial ecology pioneers from Tsinghua School of Environment

Speaker: Weiqiang Chen


Future Development of Industrial Ecology in and beyond China

Speaker: Ming Xu