Final Conference of GREENUS Project at HCMUT

Written by : Nguyễn Thị Thùy Dương - Post date : 15/11/2023
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On October 21, 2023, at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, the Final conference for the Erasmus+ GREENUS project was held after nearly three years of implementation.

The GREENUS project’s Final conference was organized in conjunction with the 2023 International Conference on Environment, Resources, and Earth Science. In addition to the GREENUS project members, the conference attracted over 150 participants, including scientists, professors, and representatives from various organizations from countries such as France, India, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia etc., as well as lecturers and students from Vietnamese universities, Vietnamese companies, and participants from government agencies, notably the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

Representing the GREENUS project, Dr. Gabriella Calderari from Sapienza University of Rome (UNIROMA1, Italy) delivered a welcoming message at the conference. From the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Le Phu, former Head of the Environmental and Resources Department, inaugurated the conference.

Dr. Gabriella Calderari from Sapienza University of Rome (UNIROMA1, Italy) delivered a welcoming message at the conference

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Le Phu, former Head of the Environmental and Resources Department, inaugurated the conference.

The conference comprised two main sessions: the plenary session and parallel sessions. In the plenary session, Prof. Silvia Serranti (UNIROMA1) and Prof. Dimitris Kalderis (Hellenic Mediterranean University) representing the two European partners in the GREENUS project delivered presentations on the topics “Urban mining and recycling of materials for a sustainable use of resources” and “Hydrothermal carbonization of residual biomass in the framework of bioeconomy.”

Prof. Silvia Serranti (UNIROMA1, Italy) is presenting the topic “Urban mining and recycling of materials for a sustainable use of resources”

Prof. Dimitris Kalderis (HMU, Greece ) is presenting the topic “Hydrothermal carbonization of residual biomass in the framework of bioeconomy”

In the parallel session of the GREENUS project, Dr. Marek Kabacinski, Vice – President,  Director of Operations at MPO (Municipal Company of Cleaning Public Limited Company) from Poland, a close associate partner of the project, introduced “Integrated Urban Waste Management System in Krakow.” Mr. Duong Cong Chinh from the Southern Institute of Water Resources Research also contributed a presentation on a practical topic related to waste management: “The Role of Informal Sectors in Waste Sorting, Collection, and Recycling in Tan An City, Long An Province.

Dr. Marek Kabacinski, Vice – President,  Director of Operations at MPO (Municipal Company of Cleaning Public Limited Company)  introduced “Integrated Urban Waste Management System in Krakow

Mr. Duong Cong Chinh from the Southern Institute of Water Resources Research is making the presentation on: “The Role of Informal Sectors in Waste Sorting, Collection, and Recycling in Tan An City, Long An Province.

At the concluding conference, Dr. Gabriella Calderari also introduced the attendees to the project’s work packages and achievements. The project awarded certificates to students who completed the project’s courses.

Dr. Gabriella Calderari introduced  the project’s work packages and achievements.

 Students are awarded the certificate of course completion

 

 

Group photo at the Conference

Group photo at the Conference

Furthermore, the conference featured several interesting presentations in parallel sessions related to Environmental Engineering, Resources, and Waste Management.

GREENUS (GREEN waste management new edUcation System for recycling and environmental protection in Asia) is an Erasmus+ project aimed at building the capacity of higher education in the period from 2021 to 2024. The project involves eight member universities: three in Europe, including Sapienza University of Rome (Italy), Hellenic Mediterranean University (Greece), and Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland); three in Vietnam, including the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Hanoi University of Technology, and Can Tho University; and two in Myanmar, including Yangon Technological University and Mandalay Technological University. More details about the GREENUS project can be found on their website: https://greenus-project.eu/

At Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, the GREENUS project has contributed to enhancing the educational capacity of the institution in the field of waste management and the environment. Specifically, the project has developed rreplicability guideliness for the Eco-campus model at the university, a handbook for the management of hazardous and electronic waste on campus, compost pilot project; organized  many workshops to raise community’s awareness of waste management; introduced waste classficiation models and installed 4-category waste bins at Building B9…; updated and developed 5 courses on waste management; established a laboratory to support the teaching of GREENUS-related courses etc. After 3 years of implementation, the GREENUS project at HCMUT has trained more than 350 students and postgraduate learners in courses related to waste management.

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