Ray Sterling 教授，国际地下空间联合研究中心（ACUUS）前主席
报告题目：Learning from Successful(and Unsuccessful)Past Examples of Underground Space Use（世界地下空间利用案例借鉴）
简介：Dr. Sterling is a Professor Emeritus at Louisiana Tech University. From 1995 to 2009 he was the Contractors’ Educational Trust Fund Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech University. Previously, from 1977 to 1995, he was the founding director of the Underground Space Center at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Sterling received a B.Eng degree in civil and structural engineering from the University of Sheffield in 1970. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota in 1975 and 1977. He is a Past Chairman of the International Society for Trenchless Technology and the North American Society for Trenchless Technology. He is a Past President of the Associated research Centers for Urban Underground Space (ACUUS), past Vice Chairman of the Committee on Underground Space of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, Past Chairman of the U.S. National Committee on Tunneling Technology, and a Past Animateur for the International Tunnelling Association’s Working Group on Direct and Indirect Advantages of Underground Structures. In 2003, he received the Stephen D. Bechtel Pipeline Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers. In 2009, he received the Gold Medal from the International Society for Trenchless Technology for outstanding contributions to the field and in 2014 he was awarded honorary fellow status in ACUUS. He has authored approximately 200 books, technical papers and reports on a wide range of topics related to underground space use, underground construction, geomechanics and trenchless technology and from 1996 to 2015 served as a Senior Editor of the international journal Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. He is registered engineer in Minnesota and is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Until his retirement from the university in 2009, he was a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Royal Society for Arts, Manufacture and Commerce. He has recently served on the International Advisory Committee for the Singapore Ministry of National Development and has been a consultant for several underground space planning initiatives in Singapore and Hong Kong.
曲立清 青岛国信发展（集团）有限责任公司 总工程师、研究员
Alex Marshall先生 纽约市区域规划协会 高级研究员
报告题目： How The Institutions Shape The Spaces Beneath The New World Trade Center District in New York City （纽约新世贸中心地下空间的形成）
简介：Alex Marshall is a journalist and author and has written, spoken and thought about the systems that make up our cities for more than two decades. His three books include Beneath the Metropolis: The Secret Lives of Cities (Perseus 2006), which is about the underground spaces and systems below 12 great cities around the world. His other books are How Cities Work: Suburbs Sprawl and the Roads Not Taken (University of Texas 200), which will soon be available in Mandarin; and The Surprising Design of Market Economies (Texas 2012), which is about the physical and legal infrastructure of countries and how that shapes their economies. In addition to writing books, Marshall writes articles, which have appeared in The New York Times, Bloomberg View, Metropolis Magazine, Architecture, The Washington Post and many other publications. He is a regular columnist for Governing Magazine on the subjects of infrastructure and economic development. Marshall began his career as a journalist as a daily news reporter at The Virginian-Pilot newspaper. Marshall’s honors include being awarded a Loeb Fellowship at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, as well as The German-Marshall Fund European Community Fellowship for the study of the European city and suburb. He holds a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University in New York City, and a bachelors in political economy and Spanish from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He has taught at courses about the history and theory of infrastructure at the Graduate School of Architecture at The New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey. He is a native of Norfolk, Virginia. He is currently a Senior Fellow at the urban planning group, The Regional Plan Association in New York City. Examples of his work can be seen at his personal website at www.alexmarshall.org.
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; telephone: 212-229-9392; Address One Whitehall Street, 16th Floor; The Regional Plan Association; New York, New York 10004; USA
Johan Visser 国际地下物流学会（ISUFT）主席
报告题目：Underground Freight Transportation by Capsule Pipelines and Other Tunnel Systems（通过胶囊管道和其他隧道系统进行地下货物运输）
简介：Johan Visser works at the Kennisinstituut voor Mobiliteitsbeleid (Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis) at the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and participates in the Transport and Mobility Research Group of Faculty of Civil Engineering, Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.
In 2001, Johan Visser finished his thesis in cooperation with Arjan van Binsbergen with the title Innovation Steps Towards Efficient Goods Distribution for Urban Areas. The thesis was based on research on consolidation of goods flows in urban goods transport and innovative transport systems like underground freight transport.
Expertise and interests
Infrastructure planning with a focus on economic and technical issues, such as freight transport innovation, economic and spatial impacts of new infrastructure, seaport and airport planning and cost-benefit analysis. Specialised in underground freight transportation and urban freight transport.
Mohammad Najafi 国际地下物流学会（ISUFT）副主席
报告题目：Use of Underground Space for Freight Transportation（利用地下空间进行货物运输）
简介：Dr. Najafi has more than 30 years of experience encompassing engineering, educational, research, consulting, and management activities. Prior to starting his academic career, Dr. Najafi spent more than 13 years working on various construction projects. Dr. Najafi is the author of several books on trenchless technology and asset management. As Director of the Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education (CUIRE) at the University of Texas at Arlington, Dr. Najafi has led many research projects with more than $3M of funding secured competitively from funding agencies such as WaterRF, WERF, and TRB. Dr. Najafi is a renowned international expert in pipeline engineering and trenchless technology and has been a frequent invited keynote speaker at national and international conferences. Under his direction, a new Master of Construction Management (MCM) was instituted at the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Najafi has also extensive administrative and management experience of research activities gained through his position as Director of CUIRE. Dr. Najafi is an active member of ASCE, ASTM, AWWA, and NASTT. He has served as the Chair of ASCE Pipeline Division Executive Committee and was the Chair of ASCE Pipelines 2013 conference. He is also the Chief-Editor of ASCE Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice. Dr. Najafi is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas.
奥村忠彦 日本工程振兴协会地下空间研究中心 资深总监
报告题目：Current Projects of Underground Space Utilization in Japan（当前日本地下空间工程）
简介：Over 20 years experience in Research and Development, design and construction of various kinds of marine and harbor structures, concrete dams, nuclear power plants, airports and bridges. Over 10 years experience in planning of strategic management in the engineering field, and coordinating American/European/Asian/ Japanese corporation communications. Over 2 years experience in marketing promotion of environmental and recycling business in Japan. Over 3 years experience in SHIMIZU Corporation in management of technology at Institute of Technology. Last 12 years experience in GEC of ENAA in Management of Technology of underground space utilization and development. Recently leads Geothermal Energy Promotion Dept.