We are saddened to hear of the passing of Professor Ed Bouwer last month and wish to express our condolences to the Bouwer family and Johns Hopkins University faculty and students. Ed Bouwer was a professor at Johns Hopkins University for over thirty years and was chair of the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering…read more
November 16, 2019, Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU) celebrated the 20th anniversary of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering (SESE). The ceremony had over 200 guests and included speeches from government members, alumni, and prominent Chinese academicians. IIES Board member Professor Yong Geng is the School’s Dean. IIES Director, Professor Emeritus Douglas Evans attended the…read more
November 11-14, 2019 Korea University hosted this year’s Graduate Student Forum and 5th Annual Science and Policy Workshop in beautiful Seoul, South Korea. Over 75 Students and faculty from nine IIES member institutions gathered to share their research and discuss topics in Environmental Science. Our plenary speakers this year were, Professor Raimund Bleischwitz (University College…read more
Science in Seoul: A visit to the 3rd Annual IIES Graduate Student Forum and 5th Annual IIES Science & Policy Workshop Are you passionate about our environment? If yes, then Seoul, the vibrant capital of South Korea, was the place to be for you this November! From the 11th to 14th, Korea University hosted this…read more
Nanjing University recently completed work on the new IIES facilities at the NJU School of the Environment building. The University celebrated the opening with a reception and tour of the facilities on June 25. IIES Director, Douglas Evans attended the event, along with representatives from five IIES Chinese member universities, representatives from the University of…read more
The IIES congratulates Professor Yong Geng and his co-authors on their recent publication in the acclaimed international science journal, Nature. The article outlines the importance of developing global platforms for sharing the data and policies necessary for the development of a circular economy. Professor Yong Geng is the Dean of the School of Environmental Science…read more
Introducing IIES NEWS a quarterly newsletter showcasing IIES events and opportunities for member faculty and students. To view the complete first issue, download the PDF Oct 2018 | IIES News | Issue 01 Promoting truly international collaboration in environmental science, engineering and policy
2nd IIES Graduate Students Forum (Asia): Catching Up with Peers on Environmental Research & Graduate Student Life Pictures and text By Verena Sesin (PhD, Trent University) Following the success of the 1st IIES Graduate Students Forum Asia last fall, this year’s 2nd Annual forum was again hosted on the beautiful campus of Hong Kong University…read more
Director of IIES visits Low Carbon College opening in Shanghai. The college will offer two master degrees to be completed in two and a half years, one year in Edinburgh and the other remaining one and half years in Shanghai.
A visit at the 4th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop in Edinburgh – lots of science and a “wee bit” whiskey In this post, Verena Sesin shares her experiences at the 4th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop in Edinburgh from 1-3 July 2018, co-hosted by University of Edinburgh and the International Institute for…read more
July 1-3, 2018 University of Edinburgh hosts the 4th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop.
IIES would like to express our utmost congratulations to Dr. Fengchang Wu on the great honour of being elected Academician.
IIES supports new cooperation between post-doctoral fellows and partner universities. Participating univeristies include: Nanjing Univeristy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Johns Hopkins University, Trent University and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
November 5-7, 2017 marked the first IIES Graduate Students Forum on Environmental Remediation, held at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). The forum was co-hosted by HKUST and Nanjing University and support was given from the IIES.
On November 6, 2017, IIES Director Douglas Evans travelled to Taipei to sign formal membership agreement with the National University of Taiwan
Dr. Douglas Evans (centre), Director of the IIES, shakes hands with Fengchang Wu (left) Director of the State Key Laboratory of Environmental Risk Assessment (SKLECRA), marking SKLECRA as the newest member to the Institute. Also present was Prof. Huan Zhong of Nanjing University (right).
Dr. Douglas Evans (centre), Director of the IIES and Prof. FENG Xinbin (right), Deputy Director of the Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGCAS) sign the official membership agreement between the two institutes. Prof. Huan Zhong from Nanjing University (left) was also in attendance.
Professor Neil Emery (Trent University ) and Professor King Chow (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) pictured above during signing ceremony. HKUST is was inducted as the most recent member of the IIES.
At the 2016 SETAC Asia-Pacific conference in Singapore, the IIES celebrated National University of Singapore becoming a new member of the Institute.