Before and after the workshop, the 8 UBC members visited 9 Chinese universities and institutions, those are: Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences – Institute of Process Engineering, Beijing Forestry University, Tsinghua University, China University of Agriculture, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Hunan Academy of Forestry, Chinese Academy of Sciences – Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, and South China University of Technology – State Key Laboratory of Pulp and Paper Engineering. Our members and the hosts networked and learnt about each others’ research areas, recent projects, and latest progress, etc. They also discussed on upcoming collaborations, including joint research proposals, joint student supervision, student and scholar exchange, etc. The UBC members also toured many labs, demonstration projects, and local industries. Together with the successful completion of the annual workshop, our Centre is ready for more activities down the road.

Below is Dr. Naoko Ellis, Dr. Anthony Lau, Dr. Jim Lim, Dr. Kevin Smith, and Dr. Paul Watkinson visiting Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Below is Dr. Xiaotao Bi and Dr. Heather Trajano visiting Beijing Forestry University

Below is Dr. Xiaotao Bi, Dr. Naoko Ellis, Dr. Mark Johnson, Dr. Anthony Lau, Dr. Jim Lim, Dr. Kevin Smith, Dr. Heather Trajano, and Dr. Paul Watkinson visiting Tsinghua University

Below is Dr. Xiaotao Bi, Dr. Anthony Lau, and Dr. Jim Lim visiting China Agriculture University

Below is Dr. Naoko Ellis visiting Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Optics Valley Bluefire New Energy Co.

Below is Dr. Mark Johnson and Dr. Anthony Lau visiting Hunan Academy of Forestry, National Camellia Oil R&D Center, and Sanmu Energy Ltd.

Below is Dr. Naoko Ellis, Dr. Kevin Smith, and Dr. Heather Trajano visiting Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Sciences