The Hydrogen Economy: Technological Challenges and Growth Opportunities

10:00am - 11:30am
Online via Webinar

The fossil fuel economy has led to climate change that threatens the very existence of humankind. The hydrogen economy that is based on renewable energy is expected to enable a sustainable, de-carbonized, and circular economy. In this webinar, the technical and economic background on the generation, storage, transportation, and use of hydrogen is presented. However, there are numerous hurdles in realizing the hydrogen economy. Some of the innovations and technical developments in progress, and thus the related business opportunities and growth, are discussed. The webinar is followed by a panel discussion of selected technologies/issues in more detail.


讲者/ 表演者:
Prof Ka Ming NG, Professor Emeritus
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, HKUST

Ka Ming Ng is currently CTO of CN Innovations, and Professor Emeritus at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. From 1980-2000, he served as Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He joined the Hong Kong Chemical and Biological Engineering Department in 2000 and served as Head and General Director at Fok Ying Tung Research Institute in Nansha. Also, he was CEO of the Nano and Advanced Materials Institute from 2006-2013. He served as Corporate Science and Technology Advisor for Mitsubishi Chemical, Japan, from 2001 to 2013. His research focuses on the synthesis and applications of nanomaterials and various advanced materials, as well as product and process design, optimization, and development.

English and Chinese (with simultaneous interpretation)
HKUST Energy Institute 代表 Asia America MultiTechnology Association (Pearl River Delta) and Energy Institute (Hong Kong)