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PAIR Public Seminar successfully held on 13 June 2023

13 Jun 2023

PAIR Seminar Series

Prof. CHAN Siew Hwa, President’s Chair in Energy and Professor in the School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, Co-Director of Energy Research Institute at NTU, Senior Vice President, China-Singapore International Joint Research Institute, delivered the PAIR Public Seminar titled “Turquoise Hydrogen – A Possible Solution for Renewable Energy Scarce Countries in Energy Transition Times” in hybrid mode on 13 June 2023.


The seminar attracted over 150 participants joining onsite and online from over 45 countries and regions in Asia, Europe and North America. It was also broadcasted live on multiple social media platforms, including Bilibili and Weibo, and viewed by an online audience of over 12,000 in total.


The seminar was kick-started with a welcome speech by Prof. CHEN Qingyan, Director of PAIR, followed by a guest speaker introduction by Prof. LIU Aiqun, Chair Professor of Quantum Engineering and Science of Department of Electronic and Information Engineering.


In the presentation, Prof. Chan shared Singapore’s long-term energy plan and research focus, as well as a few major initiatives on hydrogen application. He then introduced turquoise hydrogen and the catalytic decomposition of methane for hydrogen production, followed by an overview of the research activities on hydrogen and fuel cells at NTU over the last 30 years.


Following was a question-and-answer session moderated by Prof. WANG Shengwei, Director of Otto Poon Charitable Foundation Research Institute for Smart Energy (RISE), Chair Professor of Building Energy and Automation, and Otto Poon Charitable Foundation Professor in Smart Buildings, and Prof. LI Gang, Associate Director of Research Institute for Smart Energy (RISE), Sir Sze-yuen Chung Endowed Professor in Renewable Energy, and Chair Professor of Energy Conversion Technology. The audience was inspired to engage in a fruitful exchange with Prof. Chan.


Please click here for an online review.

Topics PAIR Seminars
Research Units PolyU Academy for Interdisciplinary Research

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