Big Data & Air Pollution - Green Horizon Initiative
- 22-04-2015 19:30 - 21:30
- Swanport Café, Beijing
GreenHorizon is a 10-year initiative of IBM to support China in transforming itsnational energy systems and protecting the health of citizens through thecompany’s network of 12 global research labs and create an innovation ecosystem of partners from across government, private enterprise, and international organization and research institutes. IBM will leverage its big data analytics,cloud, and cognitive computation capabilities in addressing the pressing needs of China in air pollution, energy supply, and energy demand through threeprojects- air quality management, renewable energy forecast, and industrial energy efficiency management.
Information about China and the New Climate Economy : http://newclimateeconomy.net/content/china-and-new-climate-economy
About the Speaker
Dr. Haifeng Wang is the IBM technical lead of IBM Environmental & Renewable Energy research. He is responsible for Environmental & Renewable Energy solutions and leading innovative projects delivery for IBM Research - China. His vast global project experiences in environmental modelling, weather forecasting, renewable energy integration, operations & management, business analytics and optimization allows him to grasp clients issues rapidly and provide IBM solutions to overcome obstacles for their business. His areas of expertise also includes developing vision & strategy, business and technology roadmaps, operations research, scheduling and dispatching optimization, etc. For example, as the co-founder and the lead of IBM HyREF solution for renewable energy forecasting, he has led team to create the solution, PoCed it, scaled out for 30+ clients in both China and other countries like U.S., Japan, Italy, UK, etc.
Technically, Dr. Wang's research area covers numerical weather predictions, pollution & chemical modelling, stochastic models, simulation, large-scaled optimization technologies, and sophisticated hybrid statistics skills, which have been applied on multiple industries, such as energy & utilities, environmental issues to help solve industrial challenges.
Dr.Wang received a Phd, Master and BS Degrees with honor from Tsinghua University in China, in areas of Operations Management and Industrial Engineering. He visited Chinese University of Hong Kong as a visiting researcher for 5 years. He has tens of patents and over 40 international publications.
*Note: Special fee*
Differing slightly from usual BEN events, we are asking for30 RMB at the door, which will cover tea and snacks.
About BEN & BEER北京能源网路和北耳简介
The Beijing Energy Network (BEN) is a grassroots organization with a mission of promoting knowledge sharing, networking, and collaboration in understanding and tackling China’s energy and environmental challenges among individuals and organizations from diverse sectors such as government, finance, industry, media, advocacy, think tanks and academia.
The flagship activity of BEN is the Beijing Energy & Environmental Roundtable (BEER), an approximately twice-monthly happy hour/speaker series. BEER events are free and open to all with no RSVP necessary.
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