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Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus studied Chemistry at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, where she received her diploma 1975 and her PhD 1978. Her habilitation in engineering was awarded 1992 at Stuttgart University. Her independent academic career includes research periods at DLR German Aerospace Center in Stuttgart, Stanford University, SRI International, Menlo Park, and ONERA, Palaiseau. Since 1994, she is professor of Physical Chemistry, since 2017 Senior Professor, at Bielefeld University, addressing topics in combustion chemistry, biofuels and diagnostics in high-temperature reactive systems. She has received guest and honorary professorships in several European and Asian universities and is an elected member of the academies of sciences, technology and arts Leopoldina, acatech, Göttingen and Northrhine-Westphalia, respectively. She belongs among the most-cited researchers in her field. Among her academic activities count membership in the Senates of the National Research Foundation DFG (2007-2013) and of the Helmholtz Association (2008-2013), in the international advisory board of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2007-2013) and of its central selection committee (2004-2012), in the German Council for Science and Humanities (2012-2018) and in a number of international advisory boards. She was president of the German Bunsen Society (2007-2008) and of the International Combustion Institute (2012-2016), and editor-in-chief of Combustion and Flame (2004-2010). Kohse-Höinghaus has received a number of high-level international awards, including most recently the Chinese National Friendship Award 2016 as well as the International Science and Technology Cooperation Award presented to her 2017 by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Beyond her research, her pioneering science outreach programs have been awarded with the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic (2007) by then German President Horst Köhler.
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Dr. Melvin V. Koch is Principal Scientist with the Center for Process Analysis and Control (CPAC), at the University of Washington in Seattle, a global industry / university / government consortium. He received a BA in Chemistry, MS in biochemistry, and PhD in Medicinal Chemistry. He worked for The Dow Chemical Company in process research and analytical chemistry, achieving the level of Global Director of Analytical Sciences. He is active in coordinating developments in the field of process analytical technology and process optimization between industry, government laboratories, and academia – and has served on a FDA advisory committee and on advisory committees of several US National Laboratories.
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Prof. Chao LU obtained his BEng in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University, China in 1985. He received his MSc and PhD degree from University of Manchester, UK in 1987 and 1990 respectively. He joined the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University(NTU), Singapore in 1991 as a Lecturer and has served there as Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor until 2006. From June 2002 to December 2005, he was seconded to the Institute for Infocomm Research, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore, as Program Director and Department Manager leading a research group in the area of optical communication and fibre devices. Since April 2006, he has been with the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a Professor. He serves as a Visiting Professor to the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University(NTU) from Dec 2013 to Dec 2014. Over the years, he has published more than 220 papers in major international journals such as Optics Express, Optics Letters, IEEE Photonic Technology Letters and IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology. He has presented many papers and has given a number of invited talks in major international conferences. He has been organizer or technical program committee member of many international conferences. His research interests are in the area of optical communication systems and networks, fibre devices for optical communication and sensor systems. In addition to academic research work, he has had many industrial collaborative research projects and has a number of awarded patents. He serves as an associate editor for Optics Express and Chinese Optics Letters.
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She has been awarded prestigious fellowships/awards like the EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship and the NWO VIDI. In 2017 she won the NWO Athena price, which rewards excellent female chemists who act as a role model for other researchers. She is active in numerous science advisory and review panels of large research facilities and universities internationally, has published over 80 papers in high profile journals, given over 70 invited lectures worldwide. Additionally, Tromp develops gender bias and science and engineering programs for primary schools and is active in science outreach and education via lectures as well as TV programs.