Mr. Xuming MA, Vice-President of Hubei Provincial Political Consultative Conference (PCC) visited the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and the Chinese National Engineering Research Center for Control and Treatment of Heavy Metal Pollution (Hong Kong Branch) (CNERC-CTHMP (HKB)) on 14th June 2018. Prof. Sabrina LIN, Vice President of Institutional Advancement of HKUST and Prof. Guanghao CHEN, Director of the CNERC-CTHMP(HKB) accompanied the guests.
Prof. Guanghao CHEN presented the vision of CNERC-CTHMP (HKB) and highlighted several innovative technologies developed by the center, including the SANI process that is expected to be applied in Hubei Province by cooperation with Wuhan Kinghome Ecology and Environment Co., Ltd. (Kinghome) in Hubei, the SFDMBR technology is now pilot trialed at Sha Tin Sewage Treatment Works with financial support from ITF and Kinghome, and the MOW-FAST is another promising technology to be applied in future for treatment of food waste via sewage treatment works. Prof. CHEN also announced the concept of “Water2030” which is the research direction for water treatment in future. Mr. Xuming MA highly appreciated these developed technologies and the cooperation between CNERC-CTHMP(HKB) and Hubei enterprises, and assured to assist for more stronger collaboration opportunities between Hubei and HKUST.