György Keglevich Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology Budapest University of Technology and Economics Budapest Hungary Biography
Biography of György Keglevich
György Keglevich graduated as a chemical engineer. He has been Professor of Chemistry since 1995, and the Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Budapest Univesity of Technology since 1999. He is engaged with P-heterocyclic and environmentally-friendly chemistry comprising MW chemistry, phase transfer catalysis and the development of new catalysts. He is the author or co-author of 460 papers He holds editorial positions at the journals Curr. Green Chem., Cur. Org. Chem., Lett. Org. Chem., Curr. Org. Synth.. Lett. Drug Des. Disc. and Curr. Catal.. He is the member of the Editorial Board of Heteroatom Chem. and Phosphorus Sulfur Silicon.
G. Brahmachari Visva-Bharati University West Bengal India Biography
Biography of G. Brahmachari
Dr. G. Brahmachari, holds the position of a Full Professor of Chemistry in Visva-Bharati (a Central University, India). Research interests of his group include green chemistry, organic synthesis, and medicinal chemistry of natural and natural product-inspired synthetic molecules. He has produced more than 180 scientific publications including original research papers, review articles, books and invited book chapters, edited 21 books and about 40 book chapters. Prof. Brahmachari is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and also a recipient of Academic Brilliance Award-2015 (Excellence in Research) and Dr. Kalam Best Teaching Faculty Award-2017.
E. Chmielewska Comenius University Bratislava Slovak Republic Biography
Biography of E. Chmielewska
Prof. Chmielewská, obtained PhD. degree at Technical University in Bratislava Water Research Institute (Bratislava).She published 11 monographs or Chapters of monographs, 6 text-books; over 110 papers in refereed scientific journals, 140 communications at scientific meetings, over 80 science popularizing articles. She is a member of many Editorial Boards of Scientific Journals like Environmental Protection Engineering, Current Green Chemistry, Journal of Engineering Research and currently a Representative of Green and Sustainable Chemistry of EuCheM for Slovak Republic etc.
G. Ilia Romanian Academy Timisoara Romania Biography
Biography of G. Ilia
Dr. Gheorghe Ilia. graduated “Polytechnica” University Timisoara, 1981. PhD in chemistry in 1996. Senior Researcher at Institute of Chemistry Timisoara of Romanian Academy and Professor at West University Timisoara, Chemistry Doctoral School. Published more than 275 papers in per reviewed journals, 10 books and 10 chapter books. Field of expertises: Phosphorus chemistry; Green Chemistry; Polymer synthesis and applications; Organic-inorganic hybrids. Editorial board member Current Catalysis.
Hu Li is Professor of Center for RD of Fine Chemicals, Guizhou University (GZU), China. Dr. Li stayed as a visiting student researcher at Technical University of Denmark, and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences prior to obtaining his Ph.D. from GZU. He then worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Nanjing Agricultural University, and Tohoku University. His research focuses on the catalytic conversion of renewable resources into chemicals and biofuels with functional catalytic materials. Dr. Li has published more than 10 patents and over 80 peer-reviewed papers on sustainable catalysis and green chemistry. Currently, He is Associate Editor of Current Green Chemistry, Editorial Board Member of Current Organocatalysis, and Guest Editors of Current Organic Chemistry and International Journal of Chemical Engineering.
C. Santi University of Perugia VIa del Liceo Perugia Italy Biography
Biography of C. Santi
Claudio Santi received the PhD in Chemical Sciences from the University of Perugia under the supervision of Prof. Marcello Tiecco. Currently he is professor of Organic Chemistry and teaches the courses of Spectroscopy for Organic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry of Natural Compounds. He leads the group of Catalysis and Organic Green Chemistry in the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and is worldwide recognized expert n organoselenium chemistry. His research interest range from the application of selenium reagents in green chemistry to the development of new orgaselenium containing drugs. He is author of more than 130 publications including review articles and book chapters.
P. Lozano University of Murcia Campus de Espinardo Murcia Spain Biography
Biography of P. Lozano
Professor Pedro Lozano was born in Ceutí, Spain in 1961. He received his PhD in Sciences (Chemistry) at the University of Murcia in 1988. He spent two years (1990-91) at the Centre de Bioingénierie Gilbert Durand, Toulouse (France) as a post-doctoral fellow, then returned to the University of Murcia (Spain) as Lecturer in Biochemistry, and being finally promoted to Full Professor in 2004. Since 2014, Prof. Lozano is Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Murcia. His research activity has always been related with applied biocatalysis in ionic liquids and supercritical fluids, being authored more than 130 manuscripts (articles, book chapters, etc).
R. Luque Universidad de Córdoba Campus de Rabanales Córdoba Spain Biography
Biography of R. Luque
Rafael Luque is Deputy Head of Department from Dpt. Quimica Organica at Universidad de Cordoba, where he graduated in 2005. Prof. Luque has a significant experience on biomass and waste valorisation practises to materials, fuels and chemicals as well as nanoscale chemistry and green engineering, with over 270 published research articles, 3 patent applications and 8 edited books as well as numerous contributions to book chapters and invited, guest, keynote and plenary lectures in scientific events worldwide.
Michael North is professor of green chemistry with the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence at the University of York. His research interests cover homogeneous catalysis, carbon dioxide capture and utilisation, development of green solvents for organic synthesis and synthesis of polymers from biomass derived precursors. He has published over 200 papers, holds six patents and won the 2001 Descartes prize from the European Commission and the 2014 green chemistry award from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
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M.O. Sydnes University of Stavanger Stavanger Norway Biography
Biography of M.O. Sydnes
Sydnes obtained his PhD degree in 2004 from Australian National University under the guidance of Professor Banwell. He then worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Australia and Japan, including a period as JSPS postdoctoral fellow with Professor Isobe, Nagoya University. Since December 2011 he has been an Associate Professor at University of Stavanger, Norway. Research interests include; catalysis, natural product synthesis, and chemical biology.
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M. Aamir Mirpur University of Science and technology Mirpur Pakistan Biography
Biography of M. Aamir
Muhammad Aamir received his Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry for Synthesis of Metal Halide Perovskite Materials for light-harvesting applications at the Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan in 2018. After a post-doctoral stay at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, he moved to Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST), Mirour-10250 (AJK) as an Assistant Professor in Chemistry. He has authored several research publications that include original research articles, reviews and book chapters in the field of materials. His research interest involves the exploitation of green routs for the development of new materials for various applications in the field of photovoltaics, photocatalysis, and chemical fuel conversions.
A.R. Alcántara Complutense University Madrid Spain Biography
Biography of A.R. Alcántara
Dr. Alcántara obtained his B.S. (1985) and Ph.D. (1989) degrees in Chemistry from the University of Córdoba, Spain, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Kent at Canterbury (UK) from 1989 to 1991. After that he was Assistant Professor (permanent position) in 1993 at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Complutense University of Madrid (Spain); he has received (April 2012) the positive accreditation to become Full Professor.
As Co-Director of the Biotransformations Group inside the Department of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the same Faculty, his research line is the chemoenzymatic sustainable production of chiral building blocks for drugs synthesis, resulting in more than 100 scientific papers, reviews and book chapters. Member of the Directive Board and Coordinator of the Applied Biocatalysis Group of the Spanish Society of Biotechnology (SEBiot), and its General Secretary from 2008 to 2012.
F. Alonso University of Alicante Alicante Spain Biography
Biography of F. Alonso
Francisco Alonso received his B.Sc. (1986), M.Sc. (1988), and Ph.D. (1991) degrees in Chemistry from the University of Alicante (Spain). After a postdoctoral stay (1992–1994) at the University of Oxford (UK) with Prof. S. G. Davies, he moved back to the University of Alicante, where he is Full Professor of Organic Chemistry, Director of the Instituto de Síntesis Orgánica (ISO) and coordinator of the doctorate programme “Organic Synthesis”. He has authored 115 manuscripts, 3 patents and several book chapters, being co-founder of Medalchemy S. L. His research is focussed on the development of new synthetic methodologies involving transition-metal nanoparticles and on the synthesis of naturally occurring molecular structures.
S.C. Ameta Pacific University Udaipur India Biography
Biography of S.C. Ameta
Prof. S.C. Ameta is a Dean, Faculty of Science, PAHER University, Udaipur.
Dr. Ameta has more than 350 research papers and 36 books to his credit. He has five books on Green Chemistry, Microwave Assisted Organic Synthesis and Solar Energy Conversion Storage, Group Theory and Photocatalysis published from USA. and Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata has published a special issue of the Journal of Indian Chemical Society and also instituted a National Prize in his honor to be given to a senior chemist from 2003 onwards.
Dr. Kenta Arai received his Ph.D. degree (2012) from Tokai University under supervision of Prof. Dr. Michio Iwaoka. In 2013, he moved to United Kingdom as a postdoctral fellowship of Japan Society for the Promotion Science (JSPS) at School of Chemistry, Cardiff University (UK) and studied an electrochemical synthesis under supervision of Prof. Dr. Thomas Wirth in 2013-2014. Currently, he is independently progressing his own researches with his students at Tokai University. His research involves synthesis of organoselenium compounds, biophysics relevant to a protein folding, electrochemistry, and flow chemistry. He is an author of 17 international peer reviewed journals.
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A.K. Bagdi University of Kalyani Kalyani India Biography
Biography of A.K. Bagdi
Dr. Avik Kumar Bagdi did his PhD under the guidance of Dr. Alakananda Hajra in 2014 from the Visva-Bharati, India. He received 2nd Prize of “2014 Eli Lilly & Company Asia Outstanding Thesis Award”. In 2015, he joined as an Assistant Professor in the TriveniDevi Bhalotia College, Raniganj. In 2016 he went to OIST, Japan to carry out his Post-Doctoral Research with Prof. Fujie Tanaka. From 2018, he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, University of Kalyani, India. His current research interest includes employment of visible light photocatalysis in C-H functionalization of bio-active heterocycles.
B. Banerjee Indus International University Una India Biography
Biography of B. Banerjee
Dr. Bubun Banerjee received his Ph.D. degree from Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India. He has nearly nine years of experience in the field of research related to green and sustainable developments. Since March 2016, he is working as an assistant professor of chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, Indus International University, Bathu, Una, Himachal Pradesh, India. Dr. Banerjee published more than 50 research articles in the internationally renowned journals and authored two book chapters also.
T. Chatterjee BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus Hyderabad India Biography
Biography of T. Chatterjee
Dr. Tanmay Chatterjee received his Master’s degree from IIT Delhi in 2009 and Ph.D. degree from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science in 2014 in chemistry. Then he moved to South Korea and conducted research on visible-light photocatalysis at Chung-Ang University as a Research Professor. He returned to India in December, 2017 and started his independent career at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus as Assistant Professor. His research interest is to develop sustainable synthetic methodologies for useful and/or new classes of organic molecules by visible-light photocatalysis or transition-metal free protocols. He published 31 articles so far including two book chapters.
M.L. Di Gioia University of Calabria Rende Italy Biography
Biography of M.L. Di Gioia
Maria Luisa Di Gioia was born in 1975. She graduated from the University of Calabria, Italy in
2000, with a Laurea in Pharmacy. In 2005 she received her Ph.D. in Methodologies for
Development of Molecules of Pharmacological Interest at the University of Calabria. She is
Researcher of Organic Chemistry at University of Calabria since 2006. Her research interests focus
on the synthesis and characterization of molecules with potential biological activity, in particular
peptides. In this field, her chemical research investigates the application of the principles of green
chemistry for the development of sustainable chemical processes to afford biologically active
A. Dibenedetto University of Bari Bari Italy Biography
Biography of A. Dibenedetto
Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry since 2006 at the University of Bari, Department of Chemistry (confirmed in 2009). In 2012, she has been habilitate for the role of Professor and is rated 'excellent' (CHIM03/B1 sector). Rector's delegate for "Research and innovation in the field of bioenergy and materials derived from biomass". Director of the Interuniversity Consortium on Chemical Reactivity and Catalysis-CIRCC. In 2001 she was the winner of the RUCADI Prize for "Better Carbon Management - An Intelligent Chemical Use of CO2" delivered by ACP-Belgium, Carburos Metalicos-Spain and ENIChem-Italy. Author of over 130 scientific papers on carbon dioxide utilization published in international Journals since 1995 and several book Chapters collectively. She has been invited as speaker at several international conferences.
J. Dong Shaoxing University Shaoxing China Biography
Biography of J. Dong
Dr. Dong is a Professor at School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shaoxing University, China. He has more than 20 years of experience in the research fields of eco-friendly polymers, enzyme catalysis, polymer chemistry, and physical chemistry. Previously, Dr. Dong worked at materials industry in Boston, Massachusetts and at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. During his career at Nanjing University, Dr. Dong was a Lecturer and Associate Professor. Dr. Dong holds a Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry from Nanjing University, China, and has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed papers, 20 patents and book chapters.
K.Z. Elwakeel University of Jeddah Jeddah Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of K.Z. Elwakeel
Dr. Khalid Z. Elwakeel, who holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Physical Chemistry; He has thirty five research
articles published in the international journals as well as three books. Elwakeel reviewed more than 350
research article for 73 international journals in the field of environmental research and also a member of
the editorial board of some journals. Elwakeel is the associate professor of the environmental chemistry
at Port Said University. Currently; He works as associate professor at University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Elwakeel is the recipient of the Egyptian Encouragement Prize in Chemical Sciences. Egyptian Academy of
Scientific Research and Technology.
F.J.H. Fernandez University of Murcia Murcia Spain Biography
Biography of F.J.H. Fernandez
Francisco Fernández is a professor at Technical University of Cartagena. He received PhD degree from University of Murcia. His current research lines include the development of green reaction and separation processes using ionic liquids and of sustainable processes to produce energy using microbial fuel cells. Derived from his research, he has published over 150 papers in the fields of Engineering, Chemical; Engineering, Environmental; Biotechnology Applied Microbiology and Chemistry and several patents. He has contributed with many invited lectures in several congresses and he has being member of several Scientific Committees of different congresses.
R.S-. Földes University of Pannonia Veszprém Hungary Biography
Biography of R.S-. Földes
Rita Skoda-Földes is professor of chemistry in the Department of Organic Chemistry (Institute of Chemistry) at the University of Pannonia, Hungary. Her research interests involve homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, organometallic chemistry, catalyst immobilisation and ionic liquids. She has published 90 articles in peer-reviewed journals and contributed 5 book chapters.
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C. Graiff Università degli Studi di Parma Parma Italy Biography
Biography of C. Graiff
Claudia Graiff received her Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1998 (University of Parma, Italy). After several stays working with Prof. Carmona (Spain) and Prof. Braunstein (France) respectively, she obtained the position of assistant professor (1999, University of Parma). In 2004 she received the Bonati Junior prize for young researchers in organometallic chemistry. Since 2006 she is Professor of Chemistry at the Engineering Faculty of University of Parma and in 2012, she obtained the National Scientific Qualification for Full Professor. She is author of over 140 papers in international journals. She is founding member of “HMI High materials innovation” a spin off company dealing with the development, control and sale of innovative materials and surface treatments.
N. Hamdi Qassim University Buraydah Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of N. Hamdi
My name is Naceur HAMDI and currently I hold the position of Professor of Chemistry at the University of Carthage in Tunisia, actually I am in Saudi Arabia in the frame of technique cooperation. I am well connected to the international inorganic and organometallic communities. I have experience of more than 15 years working in the field of organic and organometallic chemistry as well as in homogeneous catalysis. I have more than 70 publications in peer-reviewed international journals plus 5 contributions to books with more than 1000 citations. I am currently ranked by ISI Web of Science with h-index 20. I have presented my work in approximately 70 extramural seminars in academic and industrial research institutions worldwide by their invitation.
M.R. Jayapal Yancheng Institute of Technology Yancheng China Biography
Biography of M.R. Jayapal
Dr.Jayapal nearly 10 years of research experience in Synthetic ,Characterization ,Biological and Electrochemical behavior of Organic Compounds ,Electro organic Synthesis, Pesticides and drugs are Analyzed by Electro Analytical techniques and Chromatographic Methods.Dr.Jayapal served as the Head of chemistry and Assistant Professor at NEC and IARE in India. During his career at India,Dr.Jayapal holds a Ph.D in synthetic Organic Electrochemistry from S.V.University in India.Dr.Jayapal has authored more than 20 research papers and one Text book. He has collaborated in research with various Professors from South Africa and India. Dr.Jayapal is also working as an Editor –in –Chief for some Journals.
H. Jiang University of Science and Technology of China Hefei China Biography
Biography of H. Jiang
Hong Jiang took his degree in Chemistry at University of Science and Technology of China (Hefei, China) in
2004. From 1999, he joined University of Science and Technology of China, and is a professor of Chemistry
presently. His recent research interests include preparation of biomass-based renewable fuel and
chemicals, functionalization of biomass materials, and environmentally benign conversion of biomass. He
has authored more than 70 papers in international journals, including Chem. Rev., Green Chem., and
Environ. Sci. Technol., etc.
M. Kocevar University of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenia Biography
Biography of M. Kocevar
Professor Kočevar obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and became a Professor of Organic Chemistry in 1997. He was a member of the management committees of several COST actions, a national representative in the committee of the IUPAC Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry Division (III). Professor Kočevar is IUPAC Fellow; he was awarded the Hanus Medal by the Czech Chemical Society and obtained Certificate of Appreciation from ACS Publications. Currently, Professor Kočevar was retired, but he still continuo partly working at the same university. He published more than 140 original scientific papers, several reviews, 4 patents, 3 textbooks, etc.
Professor Kočevar is a member of several advisory boards of different journals including Current Organic Chemistry and Current Green Chemistry.
B. Kumar Kolhan University Chaibasa India Biography
Biography of B. Kumar
Dr. Brajesh Kumar is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, TATA College, Chaibasa, India. He received Ph.D in Chemistry from the University of Delhi, India. His research interest is in the development of sustainable and ecofriendly techniques for: (a) natural product extraction, purification and analysis, (b) natural polymers, (c) peptide chemistry, (d) microwave and ultrasound assisted organic synthesis, (e) nanoparticles synthesis and their applications for environmental remediation, (f) active films of organic solar cells, (g) nanomedicine, (h) sensors, and (i) organic synthesis. Dr. Brajesh Kumar has been credited for different national and international fellowships and he has also worked as a faculty member in various universities of India, Ecuador and South Korea.
P.S. Kumar SSN College of Engineering Tamilnadu India Biography
Biography of P.S. Kumar
Dr. P. Senthil Kumar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India. He has 10 years of teaching experience, 9 years of research experience and 1 year of industrial experience. He is a recognized Research Supervisor for guiding Ph.D. and M.S. candidates in Anna University, Chennai, India. Under his guidance, 3 candidates have completed their Ph.D. and currently 10 Ph.D. scholars are doing their active research in the area of Waste Water Treatment and Alternative Fuels. He has published more than 115 research papers in highly reputed International Journals and 70 research papers in National/International Conferences overall.
A. Kumar Medicinal and Process Chemistry Division Lucknow India Biography
Biography of A. Kumar
Dr. A. Kumar obtained PhD. Degree from State University of New York College at Buffalo, USA. His research area are Drug design development, Medicinal Chemistry, Green Chemistry, Design and synthesis of Anti-osteoporosis etc. Dr. Kumar has authored more than 90 Research papers and 45 Patents (Granted/ filed).
D. Kundu Government General Degree College at Mangalkote Khudrun India Biography
Biography of D. Kundu
Dr. Debasish Kundu is Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at GGDC Mangalkote
under the University of Burdwan. His research interest is focused on design of transition metal
catalysed sustainable organic transformations. He has done his B. Sc. From Visva-Bharati University
in 2008 (University Rank 1) and did his M. Sc. from IIT Kharagpur in 2010 (University Rank 1). Dr.
Kundu has completed his Ph. D. from IACS-Kolkata in 2015. He has recipient of Elli Lilly Asia
Outstanding Thesis Award. He also got International DST-DFG award for attending Lindau Nobel
Laureate Meeting in Germany. He also achieved Marie Skłodowska-Curie Seal of Excellence Award
from European Commission in 2017 and 2018. He has published more than 30 articles in several
prestigious national and international journals of ACS, RSC, Wiley and Elsevier (h index-14).
Prof. Dr. Christophe Len received his Ph.D. in 1995 from the Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Fr) followed by a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Hull (UK). In 1997, he became Assistant Professor at UPJV and was full Professor at Université de Poitiers (Fr) (2004-2010) as well as Université de Technologie Compiègne – UTC (Fr) (2010-2018). In 2018, he joined Chimie ParisTech to develop his research activities. He has published almost 170 original publications and review articles, 8 chapters and 9 patents exploring catalysis applied to biomass. Among recent awards, he won the 2017 Glycerine Innovation Research Award sponsored by the American Cleaning Institute and the National Bio-diesel Board.
E.J. Lenardao Federal University of Pelotas Capão do Leão Brazil Biography
Biography of E.J. Lenardao
Prof. E.J. Lenardao has pioneered studies on green procedures to prepare organochalcogen compounds (sulfur, selenium and tellurium-containing). He has made major contributions in the synthesis of vinyl chalcogenides and the chemical modification of natural occurring compounds by including selenium and sulfur in their structures. Some results of his studies were published in prestigious journals and contributed to the prospection of many boosted antioxidant semi-synthetic molecules. Since 2007, Prof Lenardao is a researcher of The Brazilian Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) and a Member of the International Board of the Selenium and Sulfur Redox and Catalysis Network.
H. Liu Chinese Academy of Sciences Chongqing China Biography
Biography of H. Liu
Dr. Liu is a professor of Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received his PhD in Zhejiang University in 1999. From his teaching position in Sun Yat-Sen university, China, Dr. Liu has performed his research mainly on sustainable approaches including electrochemical technology for the purification of organic wastewater. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed journal articles, authored 8 patents and co-edited two books. Notably, Dr. Liuhas been supported by thedistinguished young scholar foundation of the National Natural Science Foundation of China.
S. Ma Chinese Academy of Sciences Ningbo China Biography
Biography of S. Ma
Dr. Songqi Ma is an associate professor focusing on green and high-performance thermosetting
polymers in Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(NIMTE). He earned his PhD from Guangzhou Institute of Chemistry, Chinese academy of sciences in
2011, and was promoted to be associate professor in December 2013 in NIMTE. He used to work as
Project Fellow and Postdoc in Hong Kong Polytechnic University and North Dakota State University.
So far, he have more than 10 years’research experience in thermosetting materials, and have
published 56 peer-reviewed papers in Macromolecules, Green Chemistry, ChemSuschem, etc. and
A. Maleki Iran University of Science and Technology Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of A. Maleki
Dr. Ali Maleki received his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 2009. He started his career as an Assistant Professor in Iran University of Science and Technology in 2010, where he is currently Associate Professor. His research interests focus on design and development of nanocatalysis and green chemistry. He has more than 120 ISI-JCR publications. He has been selected as a distinguished researcher of IUST within 2010-2017. Dr. Maleki was awarded the 2016 IUPAC prize for green chemistry.
B. Maleki Hakim Sabzevari University Sabzevar Iran Biography
Biography of B. Maleki
Behrooz Maleki was born in Amol (Iran) in 1978. He received his Ph.D. degree (2009) in organic
chemistry from Bu-Ali Sina University under the supervision of Professor Davood Azarifar. After
obtaining his Ph.D. degree, he was appointed Assistant Professor at Hakim Sabzevari University
in 2009. He was promoted as an Associate Professor at the Hakim Sabzevari University of Organic
Chemistry in 2013. His research interests are in the development of new synthetic methods,
nanocatalysts and ionic liquids. He has authored/contributed in more than 100 ISI papers, so far.
A. Mobinikhaledi University of Arak Arak Iran Biography
Biography of A. Mobinikhaledi
Akbar Mobinikhaledi is a Professor of Organic Chemistry in the Chemistry Department at The Arak University in Iran. He has done his B.Sc. in Chemistry and M.Sc. in Organic-inorganic Chemistry from University of Mazandaran. He got completed his Ph.D. in 1998 from the University of Otagoin New Zealand and his Thesis was “Effects of Metal Coordination on Reactivity of Heterocyclic Compounds, for which he has received academic awards too. He is part of the Editorial Board of: International Journal of Chemical, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Research (IJCEPR) and his recent publications have been in the journals “Research on Chemical Intermediates”.
M.R. Naimi-Jamal Iran University of Science and Technology Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of M.R. Naimi-Jamal
Dr. Naimi-Jamal received Ph.D. degree from Sharif University of Science and Technology, Iran. Presently, he is Professor in Organic Chemistry. He is/was a member of some scientific societies such as, Iranian Chemical Society (ICS), American Chemical Society (ACS), Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (VDI), and Iranian Polymer Society (IPS). He has authored/contributed in more than 78 ISI papers, so far.
S. Nanda University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon Canada Biography
Biography of S. Nanda
Dr. Sonil Nanda is a Research Associate at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. He received his PhD degree in Biology from York University, Canada. His research areas are in biofuels, biochemicals and biomaterials, hydrothermal gasification, pyrolysis, carbonization and fermentation. His parallel interests are in hydrothermal flames for hazardous waste remediation, green catalysis, biochar functionalization, bioremediation and carbon sequestration. Dr. Nanda leads many interdisciplinary research projects on clean energy, multifunctional materials, sustainable environment and public health. He is the Editor of books entitled “Fuel Processing and Energy Utilization” by CRC Press and “Recent Advancements in Biofuels and Bioenergy Utilization” by Springer Nature.
S. Palaniappan Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT) Hyderabad India Biography
Biography of S. Palaniappan
Srinivasan Palaniappan received Ph.D. degree from the Indian Institute of Science. He is working with Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, as Senior Scientist. He has authored over 128 publications in leading journals. He is in an Editorial Board Member and reviewer for various International Journals of Elsevier, Wiley, ACS, etc. He had been awarded by IICT, Technology award (Team Award) for the technology on polyaniline material. His research work encompasses synthesis, characterization and evaluation of conducting polymer based materials for coating, batteries, supercapacitors, electrostatic discharge materials, corrosion protection, sensors, solar, polymeric light emitting diodes, drug delivery, catalysts and water purification.
L. Pasqua University of Calabria Rende Italy Biography
Biography of L. Pasqua
LUIGI PASQUA is Senior Researcher in Material Science and Technology at University of Calabria. He believes that the creation and structuring of the matter as molecular systems, at the nanometer scale, represents the possibility to interact with biological systems and to produce devices potentially useful in several fields. He is the author of the book” Update on Silica-based Mesoporous Materials for Biomedical Applications”, (Smithers Rapra Publishing 2011). He is author of more than 40 papers and several international patent applications. He is Guest Editor of the Special Issue of Nanomaterials titled "Nanomaterials for Cancer Therapies". He is founder of the spin-off NanoSiliCal Devices.
S. Rostamnia University of Maragheh Maragheh Iran Biography
Biography of S. Rostamnia
Sadegh Rostamnia attended at the Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran where he earned his M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees. Later, he joined as a visiting scientist at Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (in Prof. Qihua Yang's group). After that for some period he became a member of Prof. Ali Morsali’s group at the Tarbiat Modares University. In 2016, he was a visiting professor at National Institute for Material Science, Tsukuba-Ibaraki, Japan in Prof. Yusuke Yamauchi group. Currently, he is an associate professor at the Department of Chemistry and director of the knowledge-based association of Organic and Nano Group at Maragheh University, Maragheh, Iran.
S. Sajjadifar Payame Noor University(PNU) Tehran Iran
J. Salvador University of Coimbra Coimbra Portugal Biography
Biography of J. Salvador
J. Salvador has a Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. He is a Full Professor at University of Coimbra. His research activity has been focused on the development of new drugs, mainly for cancer treatment.
He has published more than 90 SCI journal papers, 12 book chapters and, 10 patents (2 US Patents). In addition, he is the author/co-author of 200 presentations in national and international conferences and workshops. Over the last years, he has conducted several research projects in the field of pharmaceutical/medicinal chemistry which has contribute to his significant expertise in drug discovery.
L. Sancineto University of Perugia Perugia Italy Biography
Biography of L. Sancineto
Luca Sancineto graduated in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy at the university of Perugia with a comprehensive final grade of summa cum laude. In 2012 he obtained his PhD degree in medicinal chemistry under the supervision of Prof. Oriana Tabarrini and Prof. Violetta Cecchetti, defending a thesis focused on the design and synthesis of novel anti-HIV agents targeting the viral transcriptional machinery. In 2010 he has been visiting researcher at the “International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)” of Trieste. Presently, he is PostDoc at the Organic Chemistry section of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the university of Perugia, under the supervision of Prof. Claudio Santi. In 2017 he was awarded with the prestigious Polonez grant and for this reason he moved to the Centre of Molecular and Macromulecular studies in Lodz. His research interests lie in the development of new and green procedures for oxidation reactions and in the design and synthesis of chalcogen-containing derivatives as metals ligands.
A. Shaabani Shahid Beheshti University Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of A. Shaabani
Ahmad Shaabani was born in Iran in 1956. He received his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Issa Yavari from University of Tarbiat Modarres, Tehran, Iran. He has been a faculty member of Shahid Beheshti University and was promoted to Full Professor in 2002. During his sabbatical leave, he worked at University of Regina, Canada, under the guidance of Prof. Donald G. Lee for one year. The Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran selected him as Distinguished Professor among all of the Universities in Iran in 2003 and Iran Elite Foundation also selected him as Distinguished Professor.
R. Sheldon Delft University of Technology Delft The Netherlands Biography
Biography of R. Sheldon
Roger Sheldon (www.sheldon.nl) is a recognised authority on Green Chemistry and widely known for developing the E factor concept for assessing the environmental impact of chemical processes. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Biocatalysis Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand (SA). He authored several books on catalysis, 460 papers and 55 granted patents. He received the RSC 2010 Green Chemistry Award and the Biocat2010 lifetime achievement award for his important and lasting contributions to biocatalysis. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2015.
He has a Ph.D. (organic chemistry) from Leicester University (UK) and was Professor at Delft University (NL) (1991-2007), CEO of CLEA Technologies (2006-2015), VP RD at DSM (1980-1990) and with Shell Research Amsterdam (1969-1980).
B.B. Shingate Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad India Biography
Biography of B.B. Shingate
Dr. Bapurao B. Shingate has been working as an Assistant Professor in Department of
Chemistry, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, since 2008. He has
worked as a research scholar at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune under the supervision
of Dr. B. G. Hazra, and earned Ph. D degree in 2010 from University of Pune. He has
significantly contributed through his Ph. D. work to steroid chemistry, particularly natural
products synthesis. Dr. Shingate has focused on alternative, novel and new cost effective
methodologies for value added organic transformations. So far he has published 110 papers in the journals of
international repute. His publications are cited over 2658 times with an average citation of
25/paper showing an H-index of 29 and i-10 index 76. Under his supervision, 05 students have been
awarded Ph.D degree and 04 students are pursuing for their Ph.D degree. He is an editor/Associate editor/ Member of Editorial
board for various reputed journals.
A.K. Sinha Kolhan University Chaibasa India Biography
Biography of A.K. Sinha
Dr. Arun K. Sinha received Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India and after some exposure in agri-polymer-pharma industries he moved for his postdoctoral research at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Illinois, U.S.A. and then also visited Umea University, Sweden as a visiting scientist. Dr. Sinha’s research is in the area of green chemistry, medicinal chemistry, natural products, biocatalyst, and ionic liquid. Dr. Sinha’s is recipient of Fellow of the National Academy of Science, Allahabad, India. Currently, he is chief scientist and Professor (AcSIR) at Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow (UP), India.
R.S. Varma National Risk Management Research Laboratory Cincinnati, OH USA Biography
Biography of R.S. Varma
Prof. R.S. Varma obtain Ph.D in 1976 and then joined US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with affiliation at Palacky University. Dr. Varma has received numerous awards: Office of Research and Development (ORD) Sustainability Award from US EPA; Silver Medal for Superior Service-EPA for outstanding scientific and leadership contributions, Visionary of the Year Award -Green Technology for Environment (2009), among others. He is on editorial advisory board of several international journals and has published over 475 scientific papers and awarded 16 US Patents, 8 books, 27 book chapters and 3 encyclopedia contributions with more than 34,000 citations.
K. Yan Sun Yat-Sen University Guangzhou China Biography
Biography of K. Yan
Prof. Yan concentrates on the environmentally friendly catalysis and the research interests span in
heterogeneous conversion of biomass and biomass-derived monomers into value-added chemicals and
biofuels, electrocatalytic energy conversion and storage, catalytic degradation of solid waste and heavy
Y. Yang East Carolina University Greenville, NC USA Biography
Biography of Y. Yang
Dr. Yu Yang is a Professor and Director of Chemistry Graduate Studies at East Carolina University, USA. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of Mainz, Germany. Dr. Yang's principal areas of expertise include green chromatography, subcritical water chromatography and extraction, organic solubility and stability in subcritical water, pharmaceutical analysis, and CO2 sequestration. Honors include the University Five-Year Achievement for Excellence in Research Award, the Sigma Xi Helms Research Award, UNC Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award, Cottrell College Science Awards from Research Corporation, and the Starter Grant Award from the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh.
W.-B. Yi Nanjing University of Science and Technology Jiangsu China Biography
Biography of W.-B. Yi
Wen-Bin Yi is a Professor in Department of Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemicals at Nanjing University of Science Technology, Nanjing, China. He received his Undergraduate Diploma in Organic Synthesis (2002) and his PhD in Applied Chemistry (2006), both at Nanjing University of Science Technology. His research interests center on Green Chemistry with an emphasis on metal catalysis and organometallic chemistry, fluorine chemistry, organocatalysis, He has published over 100 scientific papers.
M.C.S. de Mattos Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brazil Biography
Biography of M.C.S. de Mattos
Prof. Marcio C.S. de Mattos is full professor at the Organic Chemistry Departament of the Chemistry Institute of Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil. He holds a DSc. in Chemistry from UFRJ (adviser: Prof. W. Bruce Kover) and a trainig stay at Universidad de Oviedo, Spain (supervisors: Profs Jose Barluenga and Fernando Aznar). He has been the advisor of over 50 fellows (Postdoctoral, DSc, MSc, and undergraduate) and has authored more than 70 manuscripts. Prof. de Mattos is member of the Editorial Board of several Journals.
M. de la Guardia University of Valencia Valencia Spain Biography
Biography of M. de la Guardia
Miguel de la Guardia is a Professor at Valencia University, has a 41 h-index and published 630 scientific papers,5 Spanish patents, 3 books on Green Analytical Chemistry (Elsevier, RSC and Wiley)2 books on Food analysis (Elsevier and Wiley) and 1 book on Air Analysis, has supervised 33 PhD thesis. Member of the Editorial board of Spectroscopy Letters (USA), Ciencia (Venezuela), J. Braz. Chem. Soc. (Brazil), Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistryand Chemical Speciation Bioavailability (UK), SOP Transactions on Nano-technology (USA) and Bioimpacts (Iran). Decorated as Chevallierdansl’ordre des PalmesAcadémiques by the Minister Council of France.
Associate Editorial Board Members
M.S. Akhtar Gandhi Faiz-e-Aam College Shahjahanpur India Biography
Biography of M.S. Akhtar
Dr. Mohd. Sayeed Akhtar is working as Assistant Professor in Gandhi Faiz-e-
Aam College, Shahjahanpur, U.P., India. He has received his PhD degree from
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India in 2008. He has conducted his
postdoctoral research at the Botanical Institute, University of Basel, Switzerland
(2008-2010) and Chonbuk National University, Republic of Korea (2011),
respectively, and also worked Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, College
of Natural Sciences, Jimma university, Jimma, Ethiopia (2011-2014), and Fellow
Researcher UDQ9 at the Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Universiti Putra
Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia (2014-2015).
B.A. Dar University of Kashmir Baramulla India Biography
Biography of B.A. Dar
Dr Bashir is presently working as Assistant Professor at Govt. Degree College boys Sopore Kashmir.
Previously he was lecturer at University of Kashmir, North campus Baramulla Kashmir. He has also worked
as Assistant Professor at Maulana Azad College Aurangabad MaharastraIndia, Senior Project Fellow IIIM
Jammu, Senior Research Fellow IIIM Jammu, Junior Research Fellow IIIM Jammu, Junior Research Fellow
(IICT Hyderabad), Lecturer (Maulana Azad College, Aurangabad Maharastra India) and Visiting Lecturer
(Post Graduate Department of Chemistry, Vasantroa Nayak College, of Science Aurangabad Maharastra India.
He has 10 years of experience in teaching and research.
I, Dr. Amit Dodiya, am currently working as a Head in IPR (API) Department of one of the reputed pharmaceuticals based at Gujarat, and have over 7 years of experience in the field of IPR. I completed my Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from MKBU in 2011, and I completed my Master’s degree in organic chemistry from the same university in 2006. I have published more than 16 research papers, 3 books, 2 book chapters, 3 review articles in various national and international journals/groups. I have also filed 4 Indian patent applications under my name and all are under examination with IPO.
S.D. Guggilapu University of Maryland College Park, MD USA Biography
Biography of S.D. Guggilapu
Dr. Sravanthi Devi Guggilapu is a visiting scientist at USDA-ARS, MD, USA. She received her doctorate in Medicinal Chemistry from NIPER, Hyderabad, India. Her research in doctoral studies involved the synthesis and structure-activity relationships of indole based heterocyclic hybrids. During her research work, she was engaged in targeting multi-disciplinary research problems in medicinal chemistry ranging from development of synthetic methodologies to the synthesis of complex natural products. Dr. Guggilapu’s research is mainly focused on identification, synthesis of semiochemicals (Pheromones) and their utility in pest management as an alternative approach. She is serving as an editorial board member of Open Chemistry, De Gruyter Journal.
P. Iodice University of Naples Napoli Italy Biography
Biography of P. Iodice
Paolo Iodice received the M.S. degree in mechanical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical
systems engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. He is currently a postdoctoral
researcher in mechanical engineering with the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of
Napoli Federico II. His research interests include: sustainable development, green mobility, atmospheric
dispersion models, emission inventory, vehicle exhaust pollutants, experimental-analytical investigation
on emissions of SI engines fuelled with gasoline-ethanol blended fuels. Paolo Iodice is author of over 50
scientific papers published in international journals or in conference proceedings or as book chapters,
frequently referenced in international scientific literature.
D.-V. N. Vo University Malaysia Pahang Kuantan Malaysia Biography
Biography of D.-V. N. Vo
Dr. Dai-Viet N. Vo received his Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia in 2011. He has worked as postdoctoral fellow at UNSW and Texas AM University at Qatar. He is currently a Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Chemical Natural Resources Engineering, University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia. He has published 2 books, 4 book chapters, 60 peer-reviewed journals and 70 conference proceedings. He is the Principal Guest Editor of several Special Issues in International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. He is also an Editor for two edited books in CRC Press and Springer.
K. Nikoofar Alzahra University Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of K. Nikoofar
Dr. Kobra Nikoofar is an Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry (since 2011) at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Physics and Chemistry, Alzahra University. She did Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran, 2008. She has numerous honors and publications to her credit.
C. Shen Zhejiang Shuren University Hangzhou China Biography
Biography of C. Shen
Dr. Chao Shen is working as Professor in Zhejiang Shuren University. He earned his MS degree
from Hangzhou Normal University and received his PhD degree from Zhejiang University. Then
he joined the College of Biology and Environmental Engineering at Zhejiang Shuren University.
His current research effort focuses on developing green and efficient synthetic methodologies
for organic coupling reaction and chemical industry. He has published more than 50 scientific
papers and 10 patents.
Executive Guest Editors
B. Banerjee Indus International University Una India
V.S.C. De Andrade Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Jozef Drabowicz Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa Czestochowa Poland