Prof. Jimmy Kao
Dr. Jimmy Kao is currently a distinguished professor in the Institute of Environmental Engineering at the National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan. Prof. Kao received his MS and Ph.D. degrees in civil and environmental engineering from North Carolina State University in 1989 and 1993, respectively. He is a fellow member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a fellow member of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a Registered Professional Engineer, a Certified Ground Water Professional, and a Professional Hydrologist in the United States. He is also a Diplomate of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Diplomate of American Academy of Water Resources Engineers. He serves as the Executive Committee of the Taiwan Association of Soil and Groundwater Environmental Protection, Taiwan Environmental Engineering Association, and Soil and Groundwater Remediation Fund of Taiwan EPA, etc. Prof. Kao was the recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Engineering Professor Award from the Chinese Institute of Engineers, 2011 Distinguished Researcher Award from Taiwan National Science Council, the 2010 Distinguished Professor Award from National Sun Yat-Sen University, the 2011 ASCE Samuel Arnold Greeley Award, and the 2008 ASCE-EWRI Best Theory-Oriented Paper Award. He is the Associate Editor of Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste and Water Environment Research. Prof. Kao is also an authorized Instructor for Environmental Site Assessment and Risk-Based Correction Action Processes by ASTM.
Special Contribution: Guest Editor of the Special Issue of BJECC on Toward a Sustainable and Resilient City – Development of Adaptation Measures to Climate Change.