Ofer Ben-Dov of Israel holds degrees in practical engineering, electronic and computers, as well as in environmental science and biotechnology from Tel-Hai College in Israel. He is a master’s student in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University in Canada. Mr. Ben-Dov’s research involves developing a sustainable business model for use in the Middle East.
Liping Duan of China has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Dalian University of Technology in China. She is undertaking a master’s program in environmental management at Cornell University in the United States. Her research includes a feasibility study for an eco-industrial park in South Eastern China.
Francis Vincent Odeke of Uganda has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. He is pursuing a master’s program in international development at Clark University in the United States. Mr. Odeke is conducting field research on the potential for small-scale decentralised energy generation strategies in rural Uganda.
Dr. Guodong Sun is a graduate of Tsinghua University, China, in systems engineering, and has a master’s and a PhD in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University in the United States. Dr. Sun is engaged in post-doctoral research at Carnegie Mellon and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. His research focuses on the sustainable development of China’s electricity industry.