Dr. Xiangzhou Yuan is a research professor of Korea University in Seoul, South Korea. His academic background covers clean energy technology, sustainable waste management, and valorization of solid waste into value-added products (i.e., biochar, porous carbon). Dr. Yuan also has an area of expertise in climate change mitigation and wastewater purification. He has registered 4 Korea domestic patents and published about 30 research papers in reputed SCI journals, such Green Chem, Chem Eng J, J Hazard. Mater, Appl Energ. He is also active in servicing as the Outside Director of Sun Brand Industrial Inc. from 2020 and the Key Academic Committee of International Cooperation Research Centre of Carbon Capture in Ultra-low Energy-consumption, Tianjin, China from 2018. He was nominated as the Local organizing committee of 20th International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment (ICHMET).