UPDATE: Call for abstract and full paper for online RCEnvE 2020 on January 16-17, 2021

The 13th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Environmental Engineering 2020 (RCEnvE 2020) in conjunction with the Regional Congress on Membrane Technology 2020 (RCOM 2020) has been postponed to January 16-17, 2021. This conference highlights the discussion on the theme of “Enhancing Translational Research Towards Sustainable Environmental Technology.” You are invited to submit your abstract and full paper directly to the organizer, and join the conference virtually. As the conference changes to virtual platform, the sponsorship will cover only conference [...]

Occurrence and fate of estrogenic chemicals and estrogenicity in river waters of Indonesia and Malaysia

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Environmental Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Tony Hadibarata Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Ike MICHIHIKO Japanese University: Osaka University Year: 2016 Abstract: Recently, environmental research has increasingly focused on endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), which have proven to cause fertility reduction, feminization and other adverse effects in male animals within natural and laboratory settings. Among the endocrine disruptors, 17b-estradiol, estrone and 17a-ethynylestradiol are the major contributors of estrogenic activity [...]

Elucidation and modelling of sediment and nutrient dynamics in rivers flowing to Tonle Sap Lake

Program: Collaborative Research for Alumni Members (CRA) Field: Environmental Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Hul Seingheng Sending University: Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chihiro YOSHIMURA, Dr. OLIVER CRISTIAN SAAVEDRA VALERIANO Japanese University: Tokyo Institute of Technology Year: 2015

Methane Gas emission from landfill sites in urban areas of Cambodia

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Environmental Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. KUOK Fidero Sending University: Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fumitake TAKAHASHI Japanese University: Tokyo Institute of Technology Year: 2015 Abstract: Solid waste management is one of major challenges for the municipality and government; especially, the fast-growing city like Phnom Penh City where satellite cities have been established rapidly faces widespread difficulties in both the collection and disposal of solid waste. [...]

Studying the contamination and fate of Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in aquatic environment in Vietnam and the Philippines

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Environmental Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. HUYNH TRUNG HAI Sending University: Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Hiroaki TANAKA Japanese University: Kyoto University Year: 2015 Abstract: In recent years, PPCPs contamination is recognized as an emerging environmental pollution in aquatic environments, because of their potential adverse effects on the ecosystem and human. Majority of PPCPs used for human, plants and animals are excreted into the environment [...]

Development of Membrane Bioreactor Technology for Hospital Wastewater Treatment in Thailand

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Environmental Engineering Chemical Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chart Chiemchaisri Sending University: Kasetsart University (KU) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Kazuo YAMAMOTO Japanese University: The University of Tokyo Year: 2015 Abstract: Specific wastewater treatment namely membrane bioreactor which utilizes membrane separation for solid-liquid separation in biological wastewater treatment was applied to the treatment and removal of pharmaceutical compounds contaminated in hospital wastewater. The system was effective for removing pharmaceutical compounds from the wastewater through adsorption [...]

Development of Sustainable Solutions to Coal Ash Management in the Asian region

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Environmental Engineering Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Michael Angelo B. Promentilla Sending University: De La Salle University (DLSU) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Hirofumi HINODE Japanese University: Tokyo Institute of Technology Year: 2014 Abstract: The research project is about developing ways to use coal ash produced by coal-fired power plant to recover valuable metals through bioleaching, and as raw materials for geopolymer production. Coal ash management is a common regional issues in ASEAN [...]

Impact of Human Activities and Climate Change on Hydrological Events and Sediment Transport in the Mekong River Basin

Program: Collaborative Research for Alumni Members (CRA) Field: Environmental Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Hul Seingheng Sending University: Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chihiro YOSHIMURA Japanese University: Tokyo Institute of Technology Year: 2013

Comparative Assessment of the Socio-Economic Disaster Vulnerability of the Philippines and Cambodia using Inoperability Input-Output Modeling (IIM)

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Environmental Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. SENG Bunrith Sending University: Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yasumasa TOJO Japanese University: Hokkaido University Year: 2013 Abstract: Cambodia is one of the developing countries in Southeast Asia and is facing with solid waste management problems, in particular in the urban town center. The waste issues in Cambodia are due to a number of causes such as technical, political, institutional, [...]

Transportation tendency and risk of dioxins in unsaturated zone and groundwater in Dong Nai province

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Environmental Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. DANG Thuong Huyen Sending University: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Toshifumi IGARASHI Japanese University: Hokkaido University Year: 2013 Abstract: During the Vietnam War, Bien Hoa airbase was utilized by the US military in the storage and transport of Agents Orange, White, and Blue, which are herbicides/defoliants used during the war. These chemicals used were highly contaminated with dioxins, which [...]