Guanyi Chen, received his PhD degree in Zhejiang Univeristy in 1998, and then moved to the University of Hong Kong and Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands) for taking the research position there for 5 years. Now he is Chair Professor of Bioenergy and Environment and Distinguished Professor of Tianjin University, Vice-president of Tianjin University of Commerce. He is the former Dean, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tianjin University.
His research has been actively focusing on wastes to energy by thermo-chemical conversion, and recently is devoting to the integration of thermo-chemical and biological conversion. He is a member of International Standard Organization (ISO/TC255) responsible for Safety and Environment Issues in the field of biogas. He is the Chairman of the 1st International Symposium on Bioenergy and Environment in 2017, chairman of 6th International Conference on Gasification Technology and Its Application in 2018,, and Chairman of the The 2nd International Symposium on Biomass/Wastes Energy and Environment in 2019.
Prof. Chen has been responsible for a number of large research and development projects at local, national and international level. He participated in number of professional international/domestic conferences as joint chair, plenary speaker, and scientific committee member. He has made the contribution to more than 250 scientific papers (SCI-indexed Journal papers around 150), 30 patents. He is editor in chief of 5 books and guest editor-in-chief for Journal (Science of the Total Environment, Fuel Process Technology, Energy & Fuels).