Mr. Muhammad Usman, Former Director General of Agricultural Research System, Government of Pakistan who retired from service after a spotless career of about 35 years with senior level experience on research and development of integrated agricultural industries with regard to livestock and dairy development, poultry, aquaculture and apiculture, sustainable agricultural production system, fruits and vegetable, seed production, bioenergy and other cash crops. Mr. Usman is basically an agricultural scientist with specialization of agricultural/ chemistry working as plant breeder with regard to the yield and quality of various agricultural crops, released several varieties, presented and published research papers on crops and renewable energy in the different conferences like Geneva. Mr. Usman established “Prominent Agro Based Industries SDN BHD” in Malaysia and “Foundation for Rural Development in Pakistan”, with primarily aims to work on integrated agricultural project for Rural Development through improvement in agriculture for rehabilitation of affected area.
seed production, bioenergy, agricultural production system
Junye Wang is a full professor and Campus Alberta Innovation Program Chair at Athabasca University, Canada, since 2013. He received his M.Sc. degree in thermo-physics from Harbin Engineering University, in 1989 and Ph.D. degrees in chemical and mechanical engineering from East China University of Science and Technology in 1996. Then he joined Shanghai Jiaotong University as an associate professor. From 1999 till 2012 he worked at the Universities of Sheffield, Greenwich, Loughborough and Scottish Crop Research Institute and Rothamsted Research, UK, as research associate, research scientist and principal research scientist, respectively. He has 30 years of experience in the energy, environment and sustainability. His recent research interests are mainly on energy and environmental modelling. He has also been reviewer for more than 50 various international journals and has served on the associated editor and editorial member for several journals and served regularly the program committee of energy and environmental conferences.
Energy and Agriculture