US-Vietnam Special Session: “Water Quality Monitoring and Modelling”

Water Resources Monitoring and modeling is critical for management and protection of water resources. The new challenges call for improved instruments and methodologies for better monitoring and modeling to support integrated water resources management and analyses of future alternative scenarios under changing conditions. This event is designed to exchange and share the experiment, new technologies and innovative solutions in water resources monitoring and modeling in both public, NGOs and private perspectives.

Moderators
Dr. Remegio Confesor Jr., – National Center for Water Quality Research, Heidelberg University
Dr. Ali Saleh – Associate Director & Professor, Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research

Session Duration 90min
Session plan in detail Order Estimated lead time (min) Presentation / Discussion topic Confirmed speakers
1 5 Welcome Message Representatives of US Embassy/USAID in Vietnam; Ministry of MONRE, Vietnam
2 10 Water res. Monitoring and forecasting in Vietnam Dr. Nguyen Thi Ha, Director of Water Res. Forecasting Center , NAWAPI, MONRE
3 10 West lake Water Quality Monitoring and modelling…. Paul Craig, President of  DSI, USA
4 10 Nutrient Tracking Tool (NTT) – A user-friendly tool for evaluation of the environmental and economic impacts of the water Prof. Ali Saleh, Tarleton State University, Member of The Texas A&M University System
5 10 Identifying water quality-related problems, understanding their causes, and finding solutions: the necessity of monitoring and modeling. Remegio Confesor, Ph.D, National Center for Water Quality Research Heidelberg University
6 10 Development of multichannel measurement technique for water quality monitoring in industrial wastewater treatment and aquaculture Vu Thi Thu Ha/Vietnam/Head of Laboratory of Informatics in Chemical Research
Institute of Chemistry, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
7 10 Mapping Surface Water Storage Changes over Lower Mekong Hyongki Lee, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
8 25 Panel discussion All speakers
Representatives of US Embassy/USAID in Vietnam;

Ministry of MONRE, Vietnam

Dr. Nguyen Thi Ha

Director of Water Res. Forecasting Center , NAWAPI, MONRE

Paul Craig

President of DSI, USA

Prof. Ali Saleh

Tarleton State University, Member of The Texas A&M University System

Remegio Confesor

Senior Research Scientist

National Center for Water Quality Research, Heidelberg University

Vu Thi Thu Ha

Head of Laboratory of Informatics in Chemical Research Institute of Chemistry, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam

Hyongki Lee

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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The Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research (TIAER) was created by Texas Legislature in 1991 and is based at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. Tarleton State University is part of the Texas A&M University System.

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