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    Editor-in-Chief

    Hongxing Dai

    Hongxing Dai
    Beijing University of Technology , PR China
    Email: hxdai@bjut.edu.cn

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    Executive Editors

    Oscar Alfranca
    Agri-Food Engineering Department
    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
    Spain
    oscar.alfranca@upc.edu
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Water, Forestry, Technological Engineering.

    list of Publications

    Xavier Recasens, Oscar Alfranca, Luis Maldonado: The adaptation of urban farms to cities: The case of the Alella wine region within the Barcelona Metropolitan Region. Land Use Policy 11/2016; 56. DOI:10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.04.023

    Luis Diaz-Balteiro, Oscar Alfranca, Mercedes Bertomeu, Marta Ezquerro, Juan Carlos Giménez, Jacinto González-Pachón, Carlos Romero: Using quantitative techniques to evaluate and explain the sustainability of forest plantations. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 07/2016;  DOI:10.1139/cjfr-2015-0508

    Claudia De Mori, Mario Otávio Batalha, Oscar Alfranca: A model for measuring technology capability in the agrifood industry companies. British Food Journal 06/2016; 118(6). DOI:10.1108/BFJ-10-2015-0386

    Luis Diaz-Balteiro, Oscar Alfranca, Jacinto González-Pachón, Carlos Romero: Ranking of industrial forest plantations in terms of sustainability: A multicriteria approach. Journal of Environmental Management 05/2016; 180.

    Oscar Alfranca: Book Review: Messier, Christian, Puetmann, Klaus J. and Coates, K. David. 2014: Managing Forests as Complex Adaptative Systems: Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change. Progress in Development Studies 01/2016;  DOI:10.1177/1464993415625271

    Oscar Alfranca, Roberto Voces, Luis Diaz-Balteiro: Influence of Climate and Economic Variables on the Aggregated Supply of a Wild Edible Fungi (Lactarius deliciosus). Forests 07/2015; 6(7). DOI:10.3390/f6072324

    Oscar Alfranca: Book review: Walker, Gordon. 2012: Environmental Justice: Concepts, Evidence and Politics. Progress in Development Studies 01/2015; 15(1). DOI:10.1177/1464993414547985

    Oscar Alfranca: Cooperativas y SAT agroalimentarias: una comparación de la calidad del resultado contable..

    Oscar Alfranca: Book review: Bulkeley, Harriet and Newell, Peter. 2010: Governing Climate Change (Global Institutions). Progress in Development Studies 04/2014; 14(2). DOI:10.1177/1464993413517803

    Luis Segui-Amortegui, Oscar Alfranca-Burriel, Gabriela Moeller-Chavez: Methodology for the Technical-Economic Analysis of Wastewater Regeneration and Reutilization Systems. TECNOLOGIA Y CIENCIAS DEL AGUA  03/2014; 5(2).

    Oscar Alfranca, Roberto Voces, Casimiro Herruzo, Luis Diaz-Balteiro: Effects of Innovation on the European Wood Industry Market Structure. Forest Policy and Economics 01/2014; 40. DOI:10.1016/j.forpol.2013.12.001

    Luis Diaz-Balteiro, Oscar Alfranca, Roberto Voces: Mercado de Lactarius deliciosus. Modelización de la oferta en España.. Información técnica económica agraria 10/2013; 109(3). DOI:10.12706/itea.2013.022

    Claudia De Mori, Mário Otávio Batalha, Oscar Alfranca: Technological capability: An index model and application to wheat agro-industrial complex firms. Produção 12/2012; 24(AHEAD). DOI:10.1590/S0103-65132013005000086

    O. Alfranca: Book Review: McDonald, B.L. 2010: Food Security. Progress in Development Studies 10/2012; 12(4). DOI:10.1177/146499341201200409

    Roberto Voces, Luis Diaz-Balteiro, Óscar Alfranca: Demand for wild edible mushrooms. The case of Lactarius deliciosus in Barcelona (Spain). Journal of Forest Economics 07/2012; 18(1). DOI:10.1016/j.jfe.2011.06.003

    O. Alfranca: Book Review: Understanding Economic Development: A Global Transition from Poverty to Prosperity?. Progress in Development Studies 06/2012; 12(2-3). DOI:10.1177/146499341101200310

    Oscar Alfranca, Joan García, Hector Varela: Economic Valuation of a Created Wetland Fed with Treated Wastewater Located in a Peri-Urban Park in Catalonia, Spain. Water Science & Technology 03/2011; 63(5). DOI:10.2166/wst.2011.267

    J. C. Ortuzar-Gana, O. Alfranca-Burriel: Current and regular prices hedonic models for the wine industry. 12/2010; 8(4). DOI:10.5424/sjar/2010084-1381

    O. Alfranca: Ahrens, J. 2002: Governance and economic development. A comparative institutional approach. Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar, 433 pp. 84.95 cloth. ISBN: 1 84064 960 7. Progress in Development Studies 09/2010; 10(4). DOI:10.1177/146499340901000407

    Luis Seguí, Oscar Alfranca, Joan García: Techno-economical evaluation of water reuse for wetland restoration: a case study in a natural park in Catalonia, Northeastern Spain. Desalination 09/2009; 247(1-3). DOI:10.1016/j.desal.2008.03.051

    Óscar Alfranca, Luis Diaz-Balteiro, A. Casimiro Herruzo: Technical innovation in Spain's wood-based industry: The role of environmental and quality strategies. Forest Policy and Economics 05/2009; 11(3). DOI:10.1016/j.forpol.2009.01.002

    O. Alfranca, R.-U. Goetz, A. Xabadia: International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology: Introduction.

    Oscar Alfranca, Miguel-Angel Galindo: Fiscal policy, income distribution and growth with environmental restrictions. International Journal of Public Policy 02/2006; 1(3). DOI:10.1504/IJPP.2006.009800

    Oscar Alfranca, Miguel-Angel Galindo: Introduction: current issues in fiscal policy. International Journal of Public Policy 02/2006; 1(3). DOI:10.1504/IJPP.2006.009808

    O. Alfranca: Book Review: Rural poverty, risk and development. Progress in Development Studies 07/2005; 5(3). DOI:10.1177/146499340500500307

    Oscar Alfranca: Private R&D and Spillovers in European Agriculture. International Advances in Economic Research 02/2005; 11(2). DOI:10.1007/s11294-005-3016-7

    Oscar Alfranca: Technological Concentration of Innovation in Agribusiness.

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Innovation spells in the multinational agri-food sector. Technovation 08/2004; 24(8-24). DOI:10.1016/S0166-4972(02)00129-3

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Combining different brands of in-house knowledge: Technological capabilities in food, biotechnology, chemicals and drugs in agri-food multinationals. Science and Public Policy 06/2004; 31(3). DOI:10.3152/147154304781779985

    Oscar Alfranca, Joan Oca, Lourdes Reig: Product differentiation and dynamic price behavior in fish markets. International Advances in Economic Research 05/2004; 10(2). DOI:10.1007/BF02295677

    G Moeller-Chávez, L Seguí-Amórtegui, O Alfranca-Burriel, V Escalante-Estrada, F Pozo-Román, A Rivas-Hernández: Water reuse in the Apatlaco River Basin (México): A feasibility study. Water Science & Technology 02/2004; 50(2).

    Oscar Alfranca, Wallace E Huffman: Aggregate Private R&D Investments in Agriculture: The Role of Incentives, Public Policies, and Institutions. Economic Development and Cultural Change 02/2003; 52(1). DOI:10.1086/380585

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Technological capabilities in multinational agribusiness.

    Oscar Alfranca, Miguel-Angel Galindo: Public expenditure, income distribution, and growth in OECD countries. International Advances in Economic Research 01/2003; 9(2). DOI:10.1007/BF02295714

    Ruth Rama, Oscar Alfranca, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Competitive behaviour, design and technical innovation in food and beverage multinationals Oscar Alfranca. International Journal of Biotechnology 01/2003; 5(3/4). DOI:10.1504/IJBT.2003.004096

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Ventajas competitivas de la multinacional agroalimentaria en aspectos tecnológicos. Revista de Administração Contemporânea 01/2003; 8(3). DOI:10.1590/S1415-65552004000300009

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Technological fields and concentration of innovation among food and beverage multinationals. The International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 01/2003; 05(02).

    Ruth Rama, Oscar Alfranca, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Estrategias sobre innovacion en las empresas multinacionales agroalimentarias. Economia Agraria y Recursos Naturales 01/2003; 03(06). DOI:10.7201/earn.2003.06.02

    Oscar Alfranca, Stephane Lemarie: Analysing Competition Between Seed Varieties: An Application To Hybrid Corn Seed In France.

    Wallace Huffman, O. Alfranca: Private R&D Investments in Agriculture: The Role of Incentives, Public Policies, and Institutions.

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: A patent analysis of global food and beverage firms: The persistence of innovation. Agribusiness 01/2002; 18(3). DOI:10.1002/agr.10021

    O Alfranca: Impact of institutions and public research on private agricultural research.

    Oscar Alfranca: Scientific policy and free riders. International Advances in Economic Research 02/2001; 7(1). DOI:10.1007/BF02296599

    Oscar Alfranca, Wallace E. Huffman: Impact of institutions and public research on private agricultural research. Agricultural Economics 02/2001; 25(2-3). DOI:10.1111/j.1574-0862.2001.tb00199.x

    O. Alfranca, Wallace Huffman: Private R & D Investments in Agriculture: The Role of Incentives and Institutions.


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    Editorial Board

    Prashant Kumar
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    University of Surrey
    UK
    p.kumar@surrey.ac.uk
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Air pollution modelling and human exposure risk assessmentAirborne nanoparticles: measurements, modelling and health impact assessment Assessment and characterisation of emerging air pollution and particulate matter sources Wind flows and pollutant dispersion in urban areas (cities / megacities) Traffic emission impacts on air quality, climate change and urban infrastructure  Indoor air quality and personal exposure in transport microenvironments

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    Chenju Liang
    Department of Environmental Engineering
    National Chung-Hsing University
    Taiwan
    cliang@nchu.edu.tw
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Soil and groundwater remediation - In situ chemical oxidation (ISCO), In situ chemical reduction (ISCR), Physical and chemical treatment processes, Advanced Oxidation Technologies for treatment of water contamination, Synthesis of nano materials for environmental remediation, Development of physical/chemical technologies for environmental remediation and restoration, Analysis of environmental contaminants and biological acute toxicity.

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    Haiming Huang
    School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering
    Yanshan University
    China
    huanghaiming52hu@163.com
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Wastewater Resource Treatment; Zeolite Adsorption; Phosphate and Ammonia Recovery; Wastewater Treatment Plant Design.

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    Khalid Safaa Hashim
    Lecturer
    Civil Engineering
    Liverpool John Moores University (UK), and University of Babylon (IRAQ)
    United Kingdom
    Khalid_alhilli@yahoo.com
    JCEES

    Khalid Hashim is a doctor of advanced water and wastewater treatment technologies and a lecturer at the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK. He has extensive research interests covering a wide variety of interdisciplinary perspectives concerning the theory and practice of advanced hybrid technologies in water and wastewater treatment. He has published well over 30 peer reviewed scientific publications in multidisciplinary research areas including: waste management, water treatment, wastewater treatment, air pollution, soil pollution, treatment reactors, pollution of construction materials, design and modelling of electrochemical reactors, concrete additives, and soil additives.

    Khalid has been actively involved as a member of editorial board and review committee for a number peer reviewed international journals, and is on program committee or as a chair for a number of ranked international conferences.

    He has been awarded various, national and international, research grants. Additionally, Khalid won different national and international academic awards such as the medal of excellence that awarded by the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Iraq.

    Khalid is a member of the IEEE DeSE International Conference Series on Developments in eSystems Engineering (www.dese.org.uk). He has a large number of international contacts and leads or participates in several international committees in his research fields.

    Research Interest:  Water and wastewater treatment

    URL: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/staff-profiles/faculty-of-engineering-and-technology/department-of-civil-engineering/khalid-hashim

    Skype ID: Khalid_alhilli


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    DENG Shihai
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Nationnal University of Singapore
    Singapore
    1512005057@163.com
    JCEES

    Dr DENG Shihai was born in Dec 1989 in China. He got his PhD in Sep 2017. Dr DENG is now a lecture in Beijing Jiaotong University and working as a visiting scholar in National University of Singapore. Dr DENG has published 15 journal articles, including publications in ES&T, BT and Chemosphere, and 7 printed abstracts. He and the group he is working in  has been founded by 10 national grants. Dr DENG was honoured with National Scholarship (China), Outstanding Graduates Award (Beijing), Major Academic Scholarship (Ministry of Education of the People s Republic of China) and so on.

    Dr DENG is now working on refractory organic wastewater treatment by AOP and biological degradation processes, biological nitrogen removal by autotrophic denitrification based on electrochemical reactions, and Restoration of slightly polluted water bodies.

    Research Interest: Water and Wastewater Treatment; Water Pollution Control; Environmental Biology; Environmental Chemistry; Advanced Oxidation Processes; Constructed wetlands; Nitrogen and Phosphorus Removal; Autotrophic Denitrification.

    URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shihai_Deng

    Skype ID: +65 81200755

    Number of publication: 15

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    Wing-Kei Ho
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Science and Environmental Studies
    Hong Kong Institute of Education
    Hong Kong
    keithho@eduhk.hk
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Artificial Photosynthesis for Energy Conversion and Environmental Remediation Air monitoring and Pollution Control Heterogeneous catalysis and photocatalysis Nano-technology for Environmental Applications Science and Environmental Education

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    Mariagrazia D Emilio
    Italian National Research Council
    Italy
    demilio@imaa.cnr.it
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Heavy Metals, Environmental Toxicology, Environment, Land Degradation,  Satellite Data,  Soil, Time Series, Correlation, Multivariate Statistics, Vegetation, Climate,  Atmosphere 

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    Chung-Hsin WU
    Professor
    Chemical and Materials Engineering
    National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology
    Taiwan
    chunghsinwu@gmail.com
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    Chung-Hsin WU received a Doctorate in Environmental Engineering from National Taiwan University in 1999 and he joined the faculty of Chemical and Materials Engineering at National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (NKUST) in 2010 as a Professor. He was the head of the department during 2015-2019 and he was the dean of the college of engineering now. Prof. WU directed the Lab. of Environmental Physiochemical Treatment in NKUST. He was a registered professional engineer (P.E., Taiwan) in environmental engineering. His research interest included treatment processes for contaminated waters and hazardous chemicals, for which seven Taiwan patents have been issued. He was currently working on the synthesis of novel photocatalysts. Prof. WU had authored over 110 SCIE journal papers and 85 conference presentations and seminars.

    Research Interest: Water and Wastewater Treatment, Advanced Oxidation Processes, Toxic Chemical Treatment, Waste Treatment.

    URL:  http://www.coe.nkust.edu.tw/files/11-1009-1720.php

    Number of publications: 121

    Skype ID:   chunghsinwu

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    Bassam S Tawabini
    Director
    King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
    Saudi Arabia
    bassamst@kfupm.edu.sa
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Investigation The Fate of Organic and Inorganic Pollutants In The Water, Air and Soil Environments, Assessment, Monitoring and Remediation of Water, Groundwater and Soils Contaminated With Hazardous Pollutants, Assessing The Fate of The Disinfection By-Products (Dbps) Formed When Disinfecting Water Using Chlorine, Ozone and Chlorine Dioxide, The Treatment Of Groundwater Contaminated With MTBE, BTEX and Other Vocs Using Advanced Oxidation Processes (I.E. The Combination of Ultraviolet Light (UV), Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2), Chlorine (Cl2) and Ozone (O3)), Adsorption of Heavy Metals From Water By Novel Nano Adsorbents and Natural Material Such As Fly Ash, Removal of Inorganic and Organic Contaminants By Phytoremediation, Assessing The Management Policy of Drilling Wastes In The Environment, Also Doing Intensive Research on The Treatment Of Contaminated Water Using Nano-Scale Photo-Catalytic Degradation By Carbon Nanotubes (Cnts), Titanium Dioxide (Tio2) And N-Doped Titania.

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    Darren Delai Sun
    School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Nanyang Technological University
    Singapore
    ddsun@ntu.edu.sg
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Tio2 Nanofibe/Tube Membrane For Water and Energy (H2 And Solar Cell) Production, Membrane Fouling Mechanism, Control and Prevention, Novel Multifunctional Membrane Designs, Membrane Bioreactor, Nano Composite Membranes and Its Modules For Environmental Applications, Nanofiber Forward Osmosis Membranes and Nano Draw Solution, Reutilization of Waste Into Value-Added Product.

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    Fei Teng
    School of Environmental Science and Engineering
    Nanjing University
    China
    tfwd@163.com
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Atmospheric Environment pollution control, Photo Chemistry & Catalysis, Nano Structures and Catalysis Science, Super Capacitor Materials and Energy.

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    Tifeng Jiao
    School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering
    Yanshan University
    China
    tfjiao@ysu.edu.cn
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Preparation, Self-Assembly, and Application of Functionalized Nanomaterials; Supramolecular Assembly; Organized Molecular Films; Supramolecular Gels.

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    Chunlian Xu
    Dayangfang Anwai Chaoyang District Beijing
    China
    xucl@craes.org.cn
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Water Pollution Control and treatment Technology; Environment Technology Assessment.

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    Javier M
    Department of Chemistry and Environment
    University of Lisbon
    Spain
    jmochandop@gmail.com
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Membrane Technology (Micro,Ultra,Nanofiltration, Reverse Osmosis, Membrane Bioreactors), Advanced Oxidation Processes, Biological Processes, Water and Wastewater Treatments, Desalination, Catalytic Processes.

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    Ranjit T Koodali
    Dean of Graduate School
    Graduate School
    University of South Dakota
    USA
    Ranjit.Koodali@usd.edu
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Design and synthesis of novel porous nanomaterials with applications towards artificial photosynthesis (photocatalytic splitting of water), Solar fuel generation (photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide), Degradation of organic (dyes, herbicides, and pesticides) and Inorganic pollutants (nitrates and nitrites) in aqueous media and gases (removal of NOx), Energy storage (lithium-ion batteries), catalysis (synthesis of fine chemicals), and Drug delivery to the brain.

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