Alex obtained his bachelor’s degree in Municipal and Environmental Engineering from the Harbin Institute of Technology and Environmental Science-Ecology from the University of Waterloo. Investment director of the Shanghai Yuren Investment Co., Ltd. He then received his doctoral degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He also had post-doctoral research experiences at the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Alex has extensive expertise in drinking water treatment, wastewater treatment, eutrophication remediation, soil/groundwater remediation, and environmental monitoring. He has served as the CEO of a technology company and is very experienced with project management, investment raising, and product development. Besides, Alex has several refereed publications in well-recognized journals (e.g. Water Research and Environmental Pollution) as well as many conference publications. Alex is also the Chair of the Chinese Environmental Scholars and Professionals Network (CESPN) and served as an advisor member of environmental NGOs.