Arthur Huang is a structural engineer, architect and pioneer of loop economy building material solutions, specialized in post-consumer trash recycling applications to help shift mass consumption to a close-loop model. In 2005, He established MINIWIZ, a company dedicated to upcycling and consumer trash and industrial waste reuse innovation.
Under Arthur Huang’s leadership, MINIWIZ has pushed boundaries beyond all expectations, winning the company the Financial Times’ Earth Award in 2010 and The Wall Street Journal’s Asian Innovation Award in 2011. In 2015, Miniwiz received the Technology Pioneers title by the World Economic Forum, recognizing the potential of the emerging industry that Miniwiz is leading and the positive impact of its innovation on altering and adapting global consumption patterns.
The Miniwiz experience will be pivotal in a SOS Open Lecture addressing the great disparity between sustainability, recycling and eco-consciousness and the bleak market reality around its lack of financially feasible applications.