Technical Program

Panel Discussion-Open to Everyone!

Title: Towards Sustainable Tomorrows: From sound concepts to sound practice

Room # H304, Otakaari 1, Main building, Aalto University. 

Date: 31 October, 2019

Time: 14:50-16:15  

Session coordinator: Dr. Timo Laukkanen, Chair, Advisory Board, SAS Network  

Chair of the session: Dr. Risto Lahdelma, Professor, Aalto University 

Panelists:  Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá , Lund University, Northern University Bangladesh, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Aalto University & City of Riihimäki.


Abstract Review Committee

Member Dr. Risto Lahdelma, Professor, Aalto University, Finland

Member Dr. Rintu Banerjee, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India 

Member Dr. Risto Kosonen, Professor, Aalto University, Finland

Member Dr. Electo Eduardo Silva Lora, Professor, Federal University of Itajubá, Brazil 

Member Dr. Jukka Paatero, Senior University Researcher, Aalto University, Finland

Member Dr. Anastasia Zabaniotou, Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Member Dr. Timo Laukkanen, Staff Scientist, Aalto University , Finland

Member Dr. Kamrul Hossain, Professor and Director NIEM, Lapland University, Finland 

Member Dr. Henrik Holmberg, Senior University Researcher, Aalto University, Finland 

Member Dr. Hasan Mohamed Hamdy, Professor, NTNU, Norway  

Member Dr. Tuomas Paloposki, Senior University Researcher, Aalto University, Finland

Member Dr. Sabiruddin Mirza, Senior Research Fellow, Harvard University, USA

Member Dr. Nathalia Tejedor Flores, Professor, Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panama

Member Dr. Sihto-Nissilä Sanna-Liisa, Postdoctoral Researcher, Aalto University , Finland 

Member Dr. Zerrin Arslan, Assist.Professor, Hatay Mustafa Kemal Atatürk University , Turkey 

Member Dr. Saad Mekhilief, Professor, University of Malaya, Malaysia 

Chair      Dr. Md. Munjur E. Moula, Visiting Researcher and Teacher, Aalto University, Finland

Program

Thursday 31st October 2019

Venue:   Otakaari 1, Espoo

Opening

08:30-9:00                Registration      

Opening Words         Provost, Professor, Kristiina Mäkelä, Aalto University      

09:00-9:10  

Opening Speakers

09:10 - 09:25             Professor Kenneth M Persson, Lund University, Sweden

09:25 - 09:40            Chairman Abu Yousuf Md. Abdullah, Northern University Bangladesh

09:40 - 09:55            Professor Risto Lahdelma, Aalto University, Finland

09:55 - 10:00             Opening closed, Dr. Timo Laukkanen, Chair, Advisory Board,                                                          SAS Network,  School of Engineering, Aalto University

10:00 - 10:15              Coffee break


10:15 - 11:40               Parallel sessions-Open to Everyone!

 Parallel session 1     ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY                                                                                                        Room # H304,Otakaari 1, Main building, Aalto University     

Chair:                          Associate Professor Risto Kosonen, Aalto University

Commentator:           Senior University Lecturer Henrik Holmberg, Advisor, SAS Network

Assistant:                   Roshi Dahal, Doctoral researcher, Aalto University

10:15 - 10:30               Associate Professor Hassan Mohamed Hamdy, Norway

Presentation              Occupant behaviour-based patterns of using a fireplace in Norwegian
                                    housing: a survey based statistical analysis

10:30 - 10:35               Discussions (Q & A)

10:35 - 10:50               Professor Nowshad Amin, Malaysia

Presentation               Effect of Thickness Reduction of CdTe Thin Film Solar Photovoltaic (PV)                                      Cells in Potential Large Scale Deployment for Sustainable Energy                                                 Roadmap

10:50 - 10:55              Discussions (Q & A)

10:55 - 11:10                Senior University Lecturer Jukka Paatero, Finland

Presentation              Energy Metering for Mini-grid: Experiences from Solar2Go Pilot in India

11:10 - 11:15                  Discussions (Q & A)

11:15 - 11:30                 Doctoral Researcher Judit Nyári, Finland

Presentation              Techno-economic feasibility study of a methanol plant using CO2 and H2

11:30 - 11:40                Discussions (Q & A) and comments  

11:40-13:00                Lunch break


Parallel session 2      SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE

10:15 - 11:40                 Room # Y115, Otakaari 1, Main building, Aalto University

Chair:                          Assistant Professor Annukka Santasalo-Aarnio, Aalto University 

Commentator:            Dr. Mari Tuomaala, Entrepreneur, 3E Energy Oy, Finland

Assistant:                    Behman .Talebjedi, Doctoral researcher, Aalto University, Finland

10:15 - 10:30                 Assistant Professor Nathalia Tejedor Flores, Panama

Presentation                Sustainable Analysis using the Indicators from the Global Reporting                                             Initiative

10:30 - 10:35                Discussions (Q & A)

10:35 - 10:50                Dr. Muhammad Nasrullah, Finland

Presentation               Solid recovered fuel - key factors affecting the quality in production                                               process

10:50 - 10:55                Discussions (Q & A)

10:55 - 11:10                  Doctoral Researcher Jaakko Helminen, Turku, Finland

Presentation                Delineating Modeling of Dynamic Sustainability for Food Security in the
                                     Context of Climate Change

11:10 - 11:15                    Discussions (Q & A)

11:15 - 11:30                   Doctoral Researcher Amiri Ali, Finland

Presentation                Technical and economic considerations of getting a building green                                               certified: A case study

11:30 - 11:40                  Discussions (Q & A) and comments

11:40 - 13:00                 Lunch


13:00-14:45                 Parallel  sessions-Open to Everyone!

Parallel session 3       ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY                                                                                                       Room # H304, Otakaari 1, Main building, Aalto University        

Chair:                           Associate Professor Francesco Corona, Aalto University, Finland

Commentator:            Docent Najmul Islam, University Research Fellow, Turku University

Assistant:                    Elnaz, Abdollahi, Aalto University

13:00 - 13:15                 Associate Professor Viola Somogyi, Hungary 

Presentation               Towards circularity in municipal wastewater treatment plants

13:15 - 13:20                 Discussions (Q & A)

13:20 - 13:35                Professor Asghar Imran, Hubei University ,China

Presentation                Leading-edge next generation fuel cell research for sustainable future

13:35 - 13:40                Discussions (Q & A)

13:40 - 13:55                Doctoral Researcher Behman Talebjedi, Finland

Presentation               Energy Modeling of a Thermomechanical Pulping Process Using                                                   Artificial Intelligence Approach

13:55 - 14:00               Discussions (Q & A)

14:00 - 14:15                Doctoral Researcher Karhan Özdenkçi, Finland

Presentation               Towards Sustainability through Biomass

14:15 - 14:20                Discussions (Q & A) 

14:20 - 14:35               Doctoral Researcher Roshi Dahal, Finland                             

Presentation              Dependence of carbon dioxide hydrogenation on the structure of                                                 zirconia-based rhodium catalyst

14:35 - 14:45               Discussions (Q & A) and comments

14:45 - 14:55               Coffee Break 


Parallel session 4     BUSINESS, ECONOMICS & ENERGY

13:00 - 14:45              Room # Y115, Otakaari 1, Main building, Aalto University

Chair:                         Senior University Lecturer Jukka Paatero, Advisor, SAS Network

Commentator:          Dr. Jouni Meriluoto, Advisor, Citrus Solutions Oy, Finland

Assistant:                  MSc Eng.Voitto Kotiaho, SAS Network

13:00 - 13:15               Professor Abu Yousuf Md. Abdullah, Bangladesh

Presentation              Implications of Circular Economy in the Textile Industry of Bangladesh

13:15 - 13:20               Discussions (Q & A)

13:20 - 13:35              Assistant Professor Zerrin Arslan, Turkey

Presentation              A Critical Evaluation of the Applications of Sustainable and Circular                                               Economy: Case of Turkey

13:35 - 13:40              Discussions (Q & A)

13:40 - 13:55              Doctoral Researcher Ritva Saarinen, Finland

Presentation             Women entrepreneurs in new sustainable technology in Africa

13:55 - 14:00              Discussions (Q & A)

14:00 - 14:15               Assistant Professor Syeedul Alam, Bangladesh

Presentation             Green Management in SMEs of Bangladesh: Present Scenario,                                                       Implementation Obstacles and Policy Options

14:15 - 14:20               Discussions (Q & A) 

14:20- 14:35               Dr. Tuomo Eskelinen, Savonia , Finland 

 Presentation             Integrated approach in urban biowaste upcycling for the production of                                        high-value biobased products.

14.35- 14:45               Discussions (Q & A) and comments

14:45 -14:55               Coffee Break

14:55-16:15                Panel discussion (Theme: Towards Sustainable Tomorrows: From                                                 Sound Concepts to Sound Practise)-Open to Everyone!                                                                  Room # H304, Otakaari 1, Main building, Aalto University                   

16:15-16:20               1st day closing remarks by DrTuomas Paloposki, and photo session

18:00-21:00              Dean's reception party ( For invited guests and participants, speakers                                         and organizers) at Top  Lounge,  U523, Otakaari 1


Friday 1st November 2019

Site visit  (For speakers, invited participants and organizers)

Organizer: SAS Network, School of Engineering, Aalto University

Site visit coordinator: Özdenkci Karhan. Research Director, SAS Network.

9:15-9:30:                  Good morning coffee, Aalto Main Building, Otakaari 1, Espoo

9:30-11:00                 Harald Herlin Learning Centre and Aalto Campus

11:00-12:30               Helsinki Central Library Oodi, University of Helsinki & Senate Square

12:30-13:30               Lunch @ Namaskar Express, Helsinki

13:30-14:00                Thanks given, Munjur Moula, President, SAS Network, and photo session                                    @ The Bank of Finland Museum