A. Barakat King Saud University Riyadh Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of A. Barakat
Assem Mahmoud Elsayed Barakat is an Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry, College of Science, Chemistry Department, King Saud University. He obtained Ph.D. in Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering ‘Organic Chemistry’ “ASYMMETRIC SYNTHESIS BY ENZYME AND SOFT LEWIS ACID CATALYSIS”. Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy in 2007- 2010. He is a member of the Saudi Chemical Society and Egyptian Syndicate of Scientific professions. His research experience is more than fifteen years in the area of organic synthesis, spectral characterization and biological activity studies of organic compounds and heterocyclic compounds symmetrically and asymmetric methodologies.
C. Bolchi University of Milan Milan Italy Biography
Biography of C. Bolchi
Prof. Cristiano Bolchi obtained his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Milan in
2003. After Postdoctoral research, he began his academic career at Milan University, where he rose
from the research fellow rank to Associate Professor in 2019 at the Department of Pharmaceutical
Sciences. He has been visiting professor at University of Tirana. Since 2015, he has actively
collaborated with the pharmaceutical company Cambrex in the development of new synthetic
strategies applied to the synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). His major research
interests are focused on medicinal chemistry and, more recently, on chemical biology, covering the
design, synthesis and optimization of new agents targeting neuronal cholinergic system and the
development of chemical biology tools to better understand the intracellular trafficking of the
nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. He is also interested in the new synthesis protocols inspired to
green chemistry principles.
J.C. Castillo Millán Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnólogica de Colombia Tunja Colombia Biography
Biography of J.C. Castillo Millán
Juan Castillo received his Ph.D. (2013) from the Universidad del Valle, Colombia under
the guidance of Prof. Rodrigo Abonia. He was postdoctorate fellow in the Institut des
Sciences Moléculaires de Marseille, France under the guidance of Prof. Jean Rodriguez and
Prof. Yoann Coquerel (2013–2015), later postdoctorate fellow in the group of Prof. Jaime Portilla at Universidad de los Andes, Colombia (2015–2017). He is currently full-time
lecturer at the Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia. He has a significant
experience on multiple bond-forming transformations (MBFTs), synthetic green chemistry
and catalytic/eco-compatible approaches for the synthesis of biologically relevant
Z-B. Dong Wuhan Institute of Technology Wuhan China Biography
Biography of Z-B. Dong
Zhi-Bing Dong is a Chutian Distinguished Professor at Wuhan Institute of Technology (WIT). He spent one year as a visiting PhD student (2007-2008) with Prof. Paul Knochel at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, and then obtained his PhD in 2008. Later he joined Prof. Shu Kobayashi＊s group at the University of Tokyo (2010每2011), and worked with Prof. Carsten Bolm at RWTH as an Alexandervon Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow (2011每2012). He made visiting professorships with Prof. Aiwen Lei in Wuhan University from 2013-2014, and with Prof. Paul Knochel at Ludwig-Maximilians-University from 2017-2018. His research interests deal mainly with the transition metal catalyzed C每X(X = S, O, N, C) bond-formation reactions and organic reactions in water.
T.A. Elmaaty Damietta University Damietta Egypt Biography
Biography of T.A. Elmaaty
Tarek Abou Elmaaty received his PhD degree in organic Chemistry from University of
Mansoura. He did his first postdoctoral in Keel Univ., UK in 1999-2001 where he
joined the Keel environmental science group.
In 2004, He won TWAS-UNISCO research grant and joined the group of Prof. S.
Sankraraman,, IIT, Chennai, India where he worked on the Synthesis of
Macrocyclic molecules. In 2005, he became a Fulbright fellow and joined the
group of Prof. Castle, ISU, USA for his second post-doctoral studies where he
began his research on pheromones. He was the recipient of the Matsumae Fellowship
and joined Prof. Okubayashi’s group in KIT, Japan and specialized in dyeing and
finishing of fabrics under supercritical carbon dioxide. He received a number of young
faculty awards including the best researcher Award, Publication Award and recently
he won the gold medal in Cairo innovates 5 in 2018. His current research focuses on
applications of nanoparticles in textile dyeing and finishing as well as the synthesis of
new dyes for supercritical carbon dioxide applications. He served as a reviewer for
many international journals as well as a member in the scientific committee of many
international conferences and is now the vice president of Damietta University, Egypt
since 2015. Also, he is a member in the scientific committee of the promotion of
professors in Applied Arts sector since 2016. Recently, he established and co-
managed the CO-Build Chine-Egypt SCF dyeing international lab. in cooperation with
Prof. Zheng from Dalian polytechnic University, China.
H. Golchoubian University of Mazandaran Babolsar Iran Biography
Biography of H. Golchoubian
Dr. Hamid Golchoubian is a full Professor at Department of Chemistry, University of Mazandaran, Iran. He earned his PhD from Department of Inorganic Chemistry. He completed his M.Sc. from Mazandaran university in 1988. His research includes -Syntheses of new compartmental macrocyclic ligands with multifunctional groups and preparation of their metal complexes, Syntheses and chromotropism studies of metal complexes and Oxidation of hydrocarbons by using macrocyclic complexes as a catalyst. He has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.
S. Gupta Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee India Biography
Biography of S. Gupta
Dr. S. Gupta completed his doctoral degree from the IIT Kanpur, India. He worked as a research scholar at many prestigious institutes/universities. Recently, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the IIT Roorkee. He was awarded by many fellowships such as CSIR-JRF (2008), CSIR-SRF (2011), CSIR-RA (2017), SERB-NPDF (2017). His major aera of interest are fluorescence spectroscopy, molecular and ultrafast kinetics, peptide chemistry with assembling behavior, nanochemistry, & solvation chemistry.
M. Li Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan P.R.China Biography
Biography of M. Li
Minghao Li is currently as an Assistant Professor in Green Synthesis and Catalysis, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2014 in the field of Material Physics and Chemistry from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. His major field of interest is Green Chemistry.
X. Ma Xinyang Normal University Henan China Biography
Biography of X. Ma
Dr. Xiantao Ma obtained his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2014. He has worked as an R&D engineer at Dalian Lubricant Institute of China National Petroleum Corporation. Later, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Shenzhen University, China from 2015 to 2017. In 2017 he moved to Xinyang Normal University, China, where he was promoted to the position of associate professor in 2019. Dr. Ma's research interests have been centered on transition-metal catalysis and green synthesis.
B.K. Mishra D. N. Government College Itanagar India Biography
Biography of B.K. Mishra
Dr. Bhupesh Kumar Mishra obtained his Ph.D. degree in
Computational Chemistry from D.D.U. Gorakhpur University,
Gorakhpur, India. He is Assistant Professor in Department of
Chemistry, D. N. Government College, Itanagar. He has been awarded
the prestigious UGC-Dr. D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship in
Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University, Tezpur. His
research interests focus on the density functional theory, nano clusters,
Ab-initio calculations and chemical reactivity and theoretical reaction
kinetics. He has made significant contribution in the understanding of
chemistry involved in the oxidative degradation of volatile organics in
the atmosphere. He has several research paper/articles in reputed
journals/periodicals and presented papers in various national and
international conferences. He is life member of The Indian Science
Congress Association and Chemical Research Society of India.
R.A. Nasrabadi Bu Ali Sina University Hamadan Iran Biography
Biography of R.A. Nasrabadi
Dr. Roya is an ambitious, highly motivated young researcher, who obtained her Ph.D. from Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran. She has authored and co-authored about 19 ISI papers, and has also been successful in gaining several prestigious awards, such as Dr. Ashtiani National Award. She has been honored to be a top Ph.D., M.Sc. and B.Sc. student. She has been involved in the synthesis of some anticancer drugs and has been investigating the effects of antioxidants on various diseases, including cancer. She wishes to diversify and expand her knowledge and research experience and to gain complementary skills. Her key research areas include organic chemistry, catalysis and medicinal compounds.
S. Nie University of Liaocheng Shandong China Biography
Biography of S. Nie
Dr. S. Nie is currently a Lecturer in University of Liaocheng, Shandong, China. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2013 in the field of Chemistry from the University of Sun Yat-Sen, Guangzhou, China. His main research interests are Chemistry, Organocatalytic Asymmetric. He has published more than 18 publications in National and International journals.
M.Ç. Sayil Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa Istanbul Turkey Biography
Biography of M.Ç. Sayil
Professor Cigdem Sayil received her MSc and Ph.D. degrees in organic chemistry from the University of Istanbul in 1994 and 1999 respectively. She has worked as a researcher at Marmara Research Center (MAM) /TUBITAK until 2001. Professor Cigdem Sayil joined the research group of Professor Ibis in 2003 at the University of Istanbul as an Assistant Professor and in 2010 as an Associate Professor and started her own research group. In 2015 she became a full professor at the same university. In 2004 and 2008 she became a member of Turkish Crystallography Association and Turkish Chemistry Association. Her research interests are centered on the synthesis, reactivity and applications (medicinal, dye, catalytic and others) of butadienes and quinones and related compounds. She is the author of about 50 scientific publications in major journals of organic chemistry. She is currently working as a full Professor at Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa.
D. Tanini University of Florence Florence Italy Biography
Biography of D. Tanini
Damiano Tanini obtained his PhD in Chemical Sciences from the University of Florence in 2015, working in the laboratory of Prof. Antonella Capperucci. In 2015 he pursued research work in the group of Prof. Varinder K. Aggarwal at the University of Bristol (U.K.). Since 2016 he is a Chemistry Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Florence. His scientific interests include the synthesis and reactivity of silyl chalcogenides and organic chalcogen-containing compounds, the study of heterocyclic systems, the development of new synthetic procedure, and the design and the synthesis of novel catalytic and chain-breaking antioxidants.
R. Thomas St Berchmans College (Autonomous) Kerala India
T. Vilaivan Chulalongkorn University Bangkok Thailand Biography
Biography of T. Vilaivan
Tirayut Vilaivan received his DPhil from Oxford in 1996. He is currently a professor of chemistry at Chulalongkorn University. He published over 140 peer-reviewed articles. His research interests include 1) design, synthesis, properties and applications of nucleic conformationally constrained peptide nucleic acid (PNA) 2) development of novel synthetic methodologies (focusing on catalysis and green processes) and 3) development of novel antimalarials based on dihydrofolate reductase inhibitors.
P.N. Yadav Tribhuvan University Kirtipur Nepal Biography
Biography of P.N. Yadav
Paras Nath Yadav is currently a Professor at Central Department of Chemistry, Kirtipur, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2002 (Title: “Synthesis and characterization of Pd(II) complexes of thiosemicarbazones”) at the University of Ioannina, Greece. His main research interests are Coordination Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Synthetic Chemistry and Anticancer Drug. He was a Reviewer in many Research journals. He has published his work in both International & National journals.
J. Yong Chinese Academy of Sciences Xiamen P.R. China Biography
Biography of J. Yong
Dr. JianPing Yong received his PhD in Organic Chemistry from Chinese Academy Sciences in 2008. After completion of his postdoctoral research in Prof. Canzhong Lu’s Group at Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2011-2013), he joined Prof. Lu’s group and became an Associate Professor in 2014. His interests include drug design and synthesis, Biological evaluation and Natural Product Chemistry.
J-X. Yu Hubei University of Medicine Suizhou China Biography
Biography of J-X. Yu
Jian-Xin Yu received his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from Peking University Health Science
Center. After completed postdoctoral training at Université Joseph Fourier-Grenoble 1 and
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, he then joined the faculty of
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas in 2006. He is presently working
as a professor at the Center of Translational Medicine in Hubei University of Medicine on
molecular medicine. His research focuses on development of diagnostic and therapeutic
agents for various diseases, including molecular imaging approaches for better
understanding of biology, early diagnosis of disease, monitoring therapy response, and
guiding drug discovery/development, as well as new drug design, synthesis and evaluation
for disease treatment.
Alberto Marra University of Montpellier Montpellier France Biography
Biography of Alberto Marra
Dr. Alberto Marra obtained his Ph.D. degree (1989) in Organic Chemistry from the University Paris VI, France, working at the École Normale Supérieure. After Postdoctoral Research, Dr. Marra moved to the University of Ferrara, Italy, where he joined the group of Prof. A. Dondoni. Later on, in 1998, he was promoted to the position of Associate Professor at the same University, and in 2012, he got a permanent position as Professor at the University of Montpellier, France, working in the Institut des Biomolécules Max Mousseron (IBMM). Since the very beginning, Dr. Marra’s research interests have been centred on carbohydrate chemistry. While his recent work involves dealing with the synthesis and molecular recognition properties of glycosylated crown ethers, sugar-calixarenes, glycodendrimers, and multivalentiminosugar architectures.