Invited Speakers

Invited Speakers of IC4E 2022 邀请报告人


Prof. Maricar S. Prudente

De La Salle University, Philippines


Dr. Maricar S. Prudente is presently a Full Professor 10 of the Science Education Department of De La Salle University-Manila. Professor Prudente completed her Ph.D. in Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology at Ehime University as a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Ronpaku Fellow. As an educator, Dr. Prudente has served as administrator in various capacities at De La Salle University and as resource person and coordinator in various training programs dealing with research, environmental issues, science education, technology integration, and educational action research. In the field of science education, Dr. Prudente’s research work is focused on action research and the integration of technology and development of 21st century skills in the teaching of science. Dr. Prudente is currently involved in an international collaborative project with Erasmus+ Foundation on Action Research To Innovate Science Teaching (ARTiST). Prof. Prudente is a recipient of the 2015 Lifetime National Achievement Award given by the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP). Recently, Prof. Prudente was recognized as the 2018 Outstanding Filipino JSPS Fellow in the field of Education by Department of Science and Technology of the Philippine government.



Prof. Socorro Echevarria Aguja
De La Salle Araneta University, Philippines

Dr. Socorro Echevarria Aguja is currently the Vice Dean of the Graduate School at De La Salle-Araneta University, Malabon City, Philippines. To date, her research activities are multidisciplinary as it covers the areas of science education, action research, environmental studies and human capital development. Her wide range of involvement in both technical and management development conferences and events is coupled with her international research publications and conduct of trainings on action research, innovations on science education, technology and media, environment and health. She is currently involved in a collaborative research project with Erasmus+ on Action Research To Innovate Science Teaching (ARTiST). In recognition of her outstanding research works, Dr. Aguja was awarded the “2016 Lifetime National Achievement Award” by the National Research Council of the Philippines.



Assoc. Prof. Mitsunori Hirogaki

Kyushu University, Japan


Mitsunori Hirogaki graduated Bachelor of Science Major in Commerce in Doshisha University and pursued his Master's Degree in Commerce and Ph. D in Commerce in Kobe University.
Dr. Hirogaki is currently an Associate Professor of Marketing Strategy at Kyushu University, Graduate School of Economics, Department of Business and Technology Management (QBS Business School), where he teaches Marketing Strategy and International Marketing.
Dr. Hirogaki is currently an Associate Professor of Marketing Strategy at Kyushu University, Graduate School of Economics, Department of Business and Technology Management (QBS Business School), where he teaches Marketing Strategy and International Marketing. He has been involved in big data analysis projects, as a member of a research group at the Center for the Study of the Creative Economy (Doshisha University), he works with big data analysis to construct systems that identify seeds of innovation.
Dr. Hirogaki’s current research focuses on Cross-Cultural Consumer Behavior in international marketing and marketing strategies in mature, developed societies. He is a member of Japanese Economic Association, Japan Society of Marketing and Distribution, and Japan Association for Consumer Studies.



Assoc. Prof. Yu Dai

Tianjin University, China


Dr. Dai Yu received the Ph.D. degree from The University of Tokyo in 2013. From 2013 to 2015, she worked as postdoctoral fellow at Tsinghua University. She now works as associate professor in the school of Education, Tianjin University. Her current research interests cover educational technology, evolutionary game theory and assessment of equality of education. A current project she works on is the research on key issues in supply-side structural reform of undergraduate programs, sponsored by and under the guideline of Collaborative National Research Projects (CNRP) on emerging engineering education of China. She also combines her speciality to engage in university’s reform of the curricula of the humanities and social sciences. A relevant project underway is the research on comprehensive quality of Tianjin college students in the background of emerging engineering.




Assoc. Prof. Eugene Y.C. Wong

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, China


Ir Dr Eugene Y. C. Wong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Supply Chain and Information Management, Associate Programme Director of MSc in Global Supply Chain Management, Director of Policy Research Institute of Global Supply Chain, and Director in Virtual Reality Centre in the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. Dr Wong has over thirteen years of managerial and consulting experience in logistics transportation, manufacturing and engineering industry before joining the academia. He has successfully carried out several research and education funding projects from Research Grant Council, University Grant Council, and Education Bureau on sustainability and decarbonisation, maritime operations, shipping law, and virtual reality in the recent years. He serves as council members of professional associations on logistics, transportation and engineering as well as editorial board of international journals. He also serves as committee member in Manpower Development Committee, Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board and assessment panel member in Research Grant Council. He has extensive experience in the development of virtual reality and augmented reality for education and industrial purpose. He has research publications in logistics and transport, virtual reality and engineering. His research interests include maritime and air transport logistics, green logistics and decarbonisation, virtual reality, quality management and artificial intelligence.



Assco. Prof. Hairu Yang
China West Normal University, China

Dr. Hairu Yang received the Ph.D degree in Educational Technology from Central China Normal University, and serves as the Dean, Associate Professor, and Master Supervisor of the Educational Technology Department of the School of Education of China West Normal University. Her main research field are the professional development of teacher informatization, teacher network training, learning science. She presided over 5 provincial and departmental scientific research projects such as Precise Analysis of Teacher Informatization Teaching Ability, Ministry of Education Industry-University-Research Project such as Educational Technology Virtual Reality Innovation Practice Base, and participated in national project research and pilot training work such as Research on Regional Network Training Model Supported by Information Technology. She has published nearly 20 papers in core journals at home and abroad such as Research on Audio-visual Education, Chinese Audio-visual Education, Modern Educational Technology and other journals such as Sci. In terms of social services, in 2016, as the main person in charge and lecturer, she participated in General Technology Experimental Teaching Training Service of Sichuan Province. She organized and lectured on the Information Technology Ability Training Project for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in Sichuan Province in 2017. 



Assoc. Prof. Jun Wang

East China University of Science and Technology, China


Prof. Wang is Vice Dean of School of Art Design and Media, East China University of Science and Technology. China. His main research area is urban development strategy, urban planning evaluation, urban sustainable planning, smart low-carbon city. He presided over several national research projects such as National Natural Science Fund of China: an Evaluation Model of Urban Planning Based on "Carbon Emission" Framework; National Social Science Fund of China: Research on Spatial Distribution of Mega Cities under the Framework of Carbon Balance; Scientific research program of the Ministry of housing and urban rural development: Research on System Integration Mode of Low Carbon City. He was also in charge of the low carbon development plan of Xining City, low carbon development strategy of Bengbu City, master plan of Guanzhuang Low Carbon Industrial Park and the Ecological Planning of Dianchi Lake in Kunming.