Bimal K. Banik Vice President of Research & Education Development Community Health Systems of South Texas (CHSST) Edinburg, TX USA Biography
Biography of Bimal K. Banik
Dr. Banik is the Vice President of Research & Education Development of Community Health Systems of South Texas. He has been involved in research, teaching, mentoring, advising and administration in USA for the past 27 years. He was a Tenured Full Professor and President’s Endowed Professor at the University of Texas-Pan American. Dr. Banik has been awarded several million dollar grants by NIH, NCI and Private Foundation. Importantly, he has published and presented approximately 700 papers and patented numerous discoveries. He has received many national and international prestigious awards in diverse areas. Currently, he is the editor-in-chief of 4 journals.
C. Sinha Jadavpur University Kolkata, West Bengal India Biography
Biography of C. Sinha
Prof. Chittaranjan Sinha by birth is an Indian, and is now serving as Professor of Chemistry at Jadavpur University (2nd in All India University Rank and 10th in All Indian Universities, Research Institutes, IITs, IISERs, etc.). Previously, he served at Vidyasagar University and at Burdwan University. Prof. Sinha was awarded Best Chemistry Teacher by Association of Chemistry Teachers, and he has visited countries in Europe, as well as Japan, Singapore, and Taiwan, in different capacities. So far, he has published more than 320 highly cited original research papers in Chemical Sciences, secured Scopus h-index of 36 and citations of 4,475. In addition, he has enjoyed 21 government-funded research projects.
J. Xu Beijing University of Chemical Technology Beijing China Biography
Biography of J. Xu
Professor Jiaxi Xu is full professor in Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing. He previously was appointed as an associate professor and full-professor of organic chemistry at College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China. He received his B. Sc. in chemistry in 1987 and Ph. D. in organic chemistry in 1992 in Department of Chemistry at Peking University, Beijing, China. He carried out postdoctoral stays in School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China (1992-1994), in Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University, USA (2000-2001), and in School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA (2001-2002).
J. Yu Wuhan University of Technology Wuhan China Biography
Biography of J. Yu
Prof. Yu was a post-doctoral fellow at the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 2001 to 2004, a visiting scientist from 2005 to 2006 at University of Bristol, a visiting scholar from 2007 to 2008 at University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include semiconductor photocatalysis, photocatalytic hydrogen production, CO2 reduction to hydrocarbon fuels, dye-sensitized solar cells, indoor air purification, adsorption, and hydrothermal synthesis of nanomaterials. He is Thomson Reuters "Hottest Researcher" of 2012. His name is also in the list of 2014, 2015 and 2016 Highly Cited Researchers from Thomson Reuters in Materials Science and Chemistry. He becomes a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2015.
Q.-H. Zheng Indiana University Indianapolis, IN USA Biography
Biography of Q.-H. Zheng
Dr. Zheng is Director of PET Radiochemistry and Tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Indiana University School of Medicine, USA. He has near 30 years of experience in synthetic organic chemistry, and 21 years of experience in radiopharmaceutical chemistry. He holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry (1990) from Zhongshan University, China. He serves as an Editorial Board Member, a manuscript reviewer, an abstract reviewer and a grant reviewer for many scientific journals, scientific meetings and grant agencies/foundations. He has published over 300 research and review articles, meeting abstracts, and book chapters.
M.V.N. De Souza Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology Far-Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro Brazil Biography
Biography of M.V.N. De Souza
Marcus Vinícius Nora de Souza is a senior technologist at Oswaldo Cruz public health foudation – RJ, and leads a research group in organic chemistry, with emphasis in organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry, acting on neglected diseases (tuberculosis and malaria), cancer and synthetic methodologies. He has authored more than 250 manuscripts, 5 patents and 3 books, and their formation includes a PhD in organic and bioorganic chemistry (Universite de Paris XI (Paris-Sud) – France) with stage at the University of Barcelona – Spain, and three postdocs in organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry (University of Florida – USA, Federal University of Juiz de Fora – MG, Pharmaceutical industry Genzyme - Boston – USA).
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D. Alves Federal University of Pelotas Pelotas Brazil Biography
Biography of D. Alves
Dr. Alves received his B.S. (2002), Master (2004) and PhD (2008) degrees at Federal University of Santa Maria (Brazil) and in 2008 he worked at University of São Paulo (Brazil) as a postdoctoral fellow. Later, he took the position of Adjunct Professor at Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil. The achievements throughout his short academic career are centered around teaching and research experience. Dr. Alves has co-authored more than 130 papers and 15 patents reflecting high level of independent work.
D. Bandyopadhyay University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg, TX USA Biography
Biography of D. Bandyopadhyay
Dr. Debasish Bandyopadhyay has done PhD. in PhD, in Chemistry form University of Calcutta, 2004. He Teaches Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry. Conducts research on Drug Development (Synthetic & Natural) and Green Chemistry. Authored more than 150 peer-reviewed publications, international presentations, and book chapters. Dr. Debasish Bandyopadhyay is now lecturer at University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg, TX USA.
J.-P. Bazureau University of Rennes 1 Rennes France Biography
Biography of J.-P. Bazureau
Prof Jean Pierre Bazureau: full professorsince 2002 at Chemical Sciences Institute of Rennes in University of Rennes 1, holds a PhD (1987) in organicsynthesis, worked in industry as R&D chemicalengineer and manager of a laboratory (1987-91). At University of Rennes 1, hecontributed to the use of microwave in heterocyclicchemistry (pharmacy, cosmetic, organicsynthesis and methodologies for medchem). His major workisfocused on the synthesis of analogues of marine alkaloidsundermicrowave as specificinhibitors of protein kinases for cancer, Alzheimer'sdisease (AD), Down syndrome, tropical diseases. He has produced 18 Ph.D. students.
T. Besson Université de Rouen Rouen Cedex France Biography
Biography of T. Besson
Dr. Thierry Besson has done PhD. in PhD, in Chemistry. Currently Dr. Besson is the Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at Université de Rouen • Département de Pharmacie France. He has expertise in Synthesis, Organic Synthesis, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Heterocyclic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry Synthesis, Organic Chemistry, Cancer Cells, Synthetic Chemistry, Phosphorylation, Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry etc.
N.G. Bhat The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg, TX USA Biography
Biography of N.G. Bhat
Dr. Narayan G. Bhat has done PhD. in PhD, in Chemistry University of Poona, 1982. He Teaches Organic Chemistry. Authored more than 150 peer-reviewed publications, international presentations, and book chapters. Dr. Bhat is now lecturer at University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg, TX USA. Dr. Bhat has the membership of American Association for the Advancement of Science. He also got the University of Texas Chancellor's Teaching Award, University of Texas (2005).
D. Bogdal Cracow University of Technology Krakow Poland Biography
Biography of D. Bogdal
Dariusz Bogdal graduated from Cracow University of Technology (Krakow, Poland), obtained PhD diploma from Jagiellonian University (Krakow, Poland), and Doctor of Science (DSc) diploma from Warsaw University of Technology (Warsaw, Poland). He has more than 30 years of experience in Organic and Polymer Chemistry. He works extensively on the application of phase-transfer catalysis (PTC) and microwave irradiation to organic and polymer synthesis as well as polymer modification. His research interest also includes applying microwave-assisted reactions to polymer chemistry e.g., reactions on polymer matrices, preparation and modification of polymers, preparation and investigation of polymers for dental materials and optical devices.
D.I. Brahmbhatt Sardar Patel University Gujarat India Biography
Biography of D.I. Brahmbhatt
Dr.D.I.Brahmbhatt is Head(Ex.) and Professor of Organic Chemistry at Department of Chemistry, Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, India. He has 37 years of research and teaching experience. His research area is organometalic reaction, organic synthesis especially oxygen and nitrogen heterocycles, microwave assisted organic synthesis and synthesis of natural products. He has produced 22 Ph.D. students and published more than 60 research papers. He has remained as a chairman of board of studies in Chemistry, coordinator of UGC - CEAP(Center of Excellence in Applied Polymers) programme at S.P.University and member on board of CAS (Center for Advanced Study) programme at Department of Chemistry, S.P.University and acted as a committee member in different committees at Sardar Patel University.
A.K. Chakraborti National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Mohali India Biography
Biography of A.K. Chakraborti
Dr. Asit K. Chakraborti is Professor and Head of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), S. A. S. Nagar, Punjab, India. He had his M. Sc. degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India in 1977 being placed first in the first class. He received Ph. D. degree in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata, India in 1985. He is the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and elected Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore and the Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi.
C.F. Chen Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing China Biography
Biography of C.F. Chen
Prof. Chen is now working at Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of
Sciences. In 2000, he was selected for Hundred Talents Program by CAS. In
2006, he was awarded National Science Fund of China for Distinguished Young
Scholars. He has published about 250 research papers and 3 books during the
last two decades. His current research interests include (1) synthesis of
triptycene-derived macrocyclic hosts and their applications in supramolecular
chemistry, (2) synthesis of novel chiral organic dyes and their applications in
organic functional materials, (3) synthesis of helicene-based catalysts and their
applications in catalytic asymmetric synthesis.
M. El-Newehy King Saud University Riyadh Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of M. El-Newehy
Dr. El-Newehy, Associate Professor at King Saud University Saudi Arabia, and at Tanta University, Egypt. He has almost 21 years of academic experience. He was a visiting professor at Donghua University, China and at Chonbuk National University, Korea. He was a Postdoc at Yamagata University, Japan, and ICS-UNIDO Fellow, at University of Pisa, Italy. He was a research scholar at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA. He has more than 100 publications (h-index 23), 2 books and 4 chapters. He is a reviewer of scientific journals. His research interests focused on polymer synthesis and applications, controlled-release, electrospinning, and fuel cells.
G.H. Elgemeie Helwan University Cairo Egypt Biography
Biography of G.H. Elgemeie
Prof. Elgemeie is the author of over 220 scientific international papers on heterocyclic chemistry. He work as a professor at Helwan University in Egypt. He is an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow. He is an international elected member of the Scientific Board of the International Basic Sciences Programme (IBSP), UNESCO, in Paris. He was appointed to the position of Cultural Counselor of the Embassy of Egypt in Berlin, Germany. He acted as a Chairman for the Board of Directors of the Fulbright Foundation in Cairo. Prof. Elgemeie supervised several cooperation projects with the European Community under the TEMUPS programme. He has been awarded: D. Sc. Degree, and the African Union Scientific Award "Continental Scientific Award".
A. Figiel Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences Wroclaw Poland Biography
Biography of A. Figiel
Prof. Figiel serves as the head of the Institute of Agricultural Engineering at Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the research and practical aspects of drying, food engineering and food chemistry. He has authored more than 90 manuscripts (27 published in JCR journals), 5 book chapters, patent and patent application. He is a principal investigator in 4 projects with particular emphasis on the exploitation of R&D results. Prof. Figiel is also a member of Polish Society for Agrophysics and Polish Society for Agricultural Engineering.
F. Gao Nanyang Technological University Singapore Biography
Biography of F. Gao
Dr. Fei Gao is now an assistant professor in ShanghaiTech University, China. He received the PhD degree in electrical and electronic engineering at Nanyang Technological University, in 2015. He was a postdoctoral visiting scholar at Stanford University in 2015. After that, he joined NTU again working as a research fellow and electromagnetic-ultrasound group leader. His research interests include fundamental study and system development of thermoacoustic and photoacoustic imaging modalities, circuit and system for biomedical applications. He has authored and co-authored over 50 journal and conference papers, one book chapter, and two patents filed.
R.C. Gupta Nagaland University Medziphema India Biography
Biography of R.C. Gupta
Dr. Ramesh Gupta is Dean SASRD, & Professor of chemistry at Nagaland University India. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biochemical Science, and Master of Science in organic chemistry from Lucknow University India, and Doctorate in Chemistry at Lucknow University, on Drug Development. Dr. Ramesh Gupta is a Medicinal & Bioorganic Chemist and has worked for several years as visiting professor/Scientist in various Medical schools; Louis pasture University France, University of Arizona USA, Osaka University & Nagoya University Japan, Kyung Hee University, Korea advance institute of science and technology (KAIST) Korea, Ben-Gurion University Israel, Linkoping University Sweden, University of Mons Belgium, University of Western Australia, Sydney ,University of Bergen ,Norway and some others. Prof Guptas’ research focuses on the Natural & Synthetic Drug Development, role of sulfur amino acids in health care, functional food, nutraceuticals and environmental Biotechnology & gender issues.
J.J. Gutierrez The University of Texas Pan American Edinburg, TX USA Biography
Biography of J.J. Gutierrez
Dr. Gutierrez is a Professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He has more than 20 years of teaching experience and currently teaches several courses in Organic Chemistry. His research interests are catalysis and the synthesis of organic materials with potential applications in electronics. Dr. Gutierrez has authored more than 30 scientific papers, 2 patents, and 3 book chapters. He was the recipient of the 2015 University of Texas Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award.
J.Y. Hwang Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI USA Biography
Biography of J.Y. Hwang
Dr. J.Y. Hwang has PhD. from Purdue University, in 1982 in Multi disciplinary, Areas and Advisors Include: Electrical Engineering: Fritz J. Friedlaender; Geology: Gunnar Kullerud; Metallurgical Engineering: Reinhardt Schuhmann, Jr.; Chemical Engineering: Phillip C. Wankat. Currelty he is associated with Michigan Technological University in Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering. He is also Honorary Guest Professor, Beijing University of Science and Technology, 2000 Honorary Guest Professor, China University of Geosciences, 2002. He has expertise in different areas like, Microwave Processing of Materials, Hydrogen Storage Materials, Steelmaking, Machinability of Ductile Iron, Water Treatment, Capacitive Desalination, Biofuel, Development of Magnetic, Electrostatic, Flotation, and other Physical Separation Methods. Characterization of Minerals, Materials and Wastes, Mineralogy and Liberation.
V.K. Ivanov Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry Moscow , 119991 Russia Biography
Biography of V.K. Ivanov
Dr. Ivanov is Director of the Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He has nearly 25 years of expertise in materials chemistry, microwave chemistry and sonochemistry. Dr. Ivanov holds a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from the Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry. He has authored more than 250 papers and 14 patents. Dr. Ivanov is also a Professor at Lomonosov Moscow State University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
B. Kahveci Karadeniz Technical University Trabzon Turkey Biography
Biography of B. Kahveci
Dr.Kahveci was born in 1965 in Trabzon ( TURKEY). He studied heterocyclic chemistry at Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University from 2000 to 2011, and then studied at Karadeniz Technical Univercity. After 2008, he focused on heterocyclic synthesis with microwave technics.He has authored more than 70 manuscripts. He wrote with his co-authors firstly Turkish book tittled “Inroduction to Microwave Organic Synthesis”.He is going to translate a book that tittled “Heterocyclic Chemistry at a glance” from English to Turkish with his co-authors.Now. he works as a professor at Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Sciences at Karadeniz Technical University in Turkey.
G. Keglevich Budapest University of Technology and Economics Budapest Hungary Biography
Biography of G. 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.
L. Kustov Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow Russia Biography
Biography of L. Kustov
Prof. Leonid M. Kustov is the Head of Laboratory of Development and Study of Polyfunctional Catalysts. The laboratory was established in 1954 and headed by Prof. A.M. Rubinshtein (1954-1986) and Prof. A.A. Slinkin (1986-1999). His Research Areas are Development of heterogeneous catalysts, including those supported onto novel materials (inorganic gels, metal nets, foamed metals) and ionic liquids aimed at their use in selective oxidation of alkanes, alkenes and arenes, conversion of methane into synthesis gas, complete oxidation of trace amounts of volatile compounds in gas vents, reduction of nitrogen oxides by hydrocarbons and removal of nitrogen oxides by NO2 adsorption.
H. Liu Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai China Biography
Biography of H. Liu
Prof. Hong Liu’s efforts mainly dedicate to the research of pharmaceutical chemistry and drug design and discovery. She is also focusing on the development of new organic synthetic methodologies, building focused combinatorial libraries, and the discovery and optimization of lead compounds for new drugs. Dr. Hong Liu has published 269 academic papers in peer-review journals, such as Chemical Reviews, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, etc. Dr. Liu wrote 11 books as chapter author as well and applied 55 patents.
S. Mallakpour Isfahan University of Technology Isfahan Iran Biography
Biography of S. Mallakpour
Prof. Shadpour Mallakpour, organic polymer chemist, graduated from Chemistry Department, University of Florida (UF), Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A. in 1984. He is currently Professor of Organic Polymer Chemistry at Isfahan University of Technology, Iran. Now he has published more than 381 journal papers and more than 400 conference papers and received more than 30 awards. He was selected as academic guest of the 59th Meeting of Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry, 2009, at Lindau, Germany. In the recent years, he has focused on the preparation and characterization of polymers containing chiral amino acid moieties under green conditions using ionic liquids and microwave irradiation as new technology and bringing these aspects towards nanotechnology for the preparation of novel chiral bionanocomposite polymers.
P.M.E. Mancini National University of the Litoral Santa Fe Argentina Biography
Biography of P.M.E. Mancini
Dr. Pedro M.E. Mancini did PhD in chemistry from Faculty of Chemical Engineering of the National University of the Litoral. Currently, he is a full professor of chemistry in the Universidad Nacional Del Litoral (Unl), Santa Fe, Argentina and visiting professor in various other universities. He has guided many PhD students and has been an Advisor in several PhD Theses, both in Physical Organic Chemistry and in the development and application of Organics Reactions. Dr. Mancini has numerous Reviews and Publications in International Research Journals.
I. Mangalagiu University of Iasi Iasi Romania Biography
Biography of I. Mangalagiu
Dr. Mangalagiu is a professor of organic and medicinal chemistry and Vice-Rector with research at “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania. Previously, prof. Mangalagiu served as Dean, Vice-Dean, Head of Organic Chemistry Department, etc. at Faculty of Chemistry. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the research, focused in the area of Heterocycles Compounds. He has over 160 papers, 13 patents, 3 international chapter books, etc. He was Visiting Professor and/or invited speaker to prestigious foreign universities (Ludwig Maximilianus University Munchen and Technische Universität Braunschweig, University of Florence, Universite D’Angers), awarded with numerous prizes and honours: DAAD and NATO award, “Costin D. Nenitescu Medal” (Romanian Society of Chemistry), “Al.I.Cuza University Award in Research”, “Grand Prize Euroinvent” (Euroinvent, Romania), Special Award of Croatian Association of Inventors, etc.
M.A.P. Martins Federal University of Santa Maria Santa Maria Brazil Biography
Biography of M.A.P. Martins
Marcos A. P. Martins received his Ph.D., from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. In 1981, he moved to the Federal University of Santa Maria, where he is now a Titular Professor in Organic Chemistry. In 1999 he received the FAPERGS award of the Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul for his “outstanding contributions to chemistry”. His work has appeared more than 200 publications, reviews (two in the Chemical Reviews), and book chapters. His research interests are centered in heterocyclic chemistry with special emphasis in the development of novel building block precursors, synthetic methods, “green procedures”, use of ionic liquids, and solvent-free procedures in the condensation reactions, and structural studies.
R.C. Maurya Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya Jabalpur India Biography
Biography of R.C. Maurya
Dr. Maurya, D.Sc. is currently Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, and Dean Faculty of Science, R. D. University, Jabalpur, M.P., India. He earned D.Sc. degree from this University in 1995. He is an elected Fellow of the RSC, Great Britain, U. K.. During International Year of Chemistry (2011), he has been honoured for dedication towards teaching and promoting Chemistry in India by Tata Chemicals, Bombay in Collaboration with Association of Chemistry Teachers, India. He is recipient of Best Science Teacher Award 2012 of MPCST, in Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur. Dr. Maurya bagged Silver Medal Award in International Conference on “Futuristic Materials and Emerging Trends in Forensic and Life Sciences” in 2015 by the Indian Association of Solid State Chemists and Allied Scientists.
C. Mukhopadhyay University of Calcutta Calcutta India Biography
Biography of C. Mukhopadhyay
Professor Chhanda Mukhopadhyay ranked first in the first class in both the Undergraduate and Post Graduate Examinations of the University of Calcutta.
She did her Ph.D. from the renowned institute, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science in 1991. Next, she moved onto Bose Institute in 1992 and worked there till 1994 to work on “the structure and dynamics of bent DNA”. From 1998-2000, Professor Mukhopadhyay worked at M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre at Houston, Texas Medical Centre, USA. At present she is a full professor in the Department of Chemistry, University of Calcutta. She has over 108 publications in many international journals of repute like Organic Letters, Green Chemistry, etc...Her research interest is on Organic Synthesis with special emphasis on nitrogen containing heterocycles like pyridines, imidazoles, triazoles etc…, Green Chemistry, heterogeneous catalysis mainly silica based, organic-inorganic hybrid catalysts, mixed metal-oxide catalysts, host-guest chemistry focussing on the formation of pseudorotaxanes, application of nano-catalysts towards organic transformations, multicomponent reactions. She was awarded the Chemical Research Society of India Bronze Medal Award 2015 and R.S. Verma Memorial award by the Indian Chemical Society in 2015.
S. Murugesan Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani Campus Vidya Vihar, Pilani India Biography
Biography of S. Murugesan
Dr. S. Murugesan obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2009 from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India. During the doctoral study, his working area was design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel benzopiperidine analogs as anti-HIV agents. Then, in 2010, he joined as Assistant Professor the Department of Pharmacy, BITS, Pilani, India. At the same institution he was pursuing his teaching activity for B. Pharmacy and M. Pharmacy programmes. Dr. Murugesan is actively involved in research in the area of computer aided drug design along with drug synthesis against HIV and allied opportunistic infections. Dr. Murugesan has published more than 80 research papers in various peer-reviewed journals of international and national reputes.
L.R. Odell Uppsala University Uppsala Sweden Biography
Biography of L.R. Odell
Luke Odell was born in Tamworth, Australia in 1981. He graduated with an Honours BSc. in Forensic Science from the University of Newcastle, Australia in 2002. He completed his PhD studies at the same university under the guidance of Professor Adam McCluskey in 2006 working on the synthesis of enzyme inhibitors. In 2006, he took up a postdoctoral position with Professor Mats Larhed at Uppsala University. Since 2011, he has been an Associate Professor at Uppsala University and in 2016 he was appointed as a Senior Lecturer. His research interests include microwave-assisted chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, PET chemistry and medicinal chemistry.
M. Ozil Recep Tayyip Erdogan University Rize Turkey Biography
Biography of M. Ozil
Musa Özil, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Recep Tayyip Erdogan University in Turkey. His research interests are design, synthesis and biological evaluation of new heterocyclic compounds such as triazole, oxadiazole, thiadiazole, benzimidazole, coumarine… etc. He is the member of the Editorial Board of Current Organocatalysis, Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds and Current Microwave Chemistry. He has published over 60 research articles, meeting abstracts, and book chapters.
R.M. Palou Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo Mexico, D.F Mexico Biography
Biography of R.M. Palou
Rafael Martínez Palou holds a B.Sc. in Chemistry from University of Havana. He performed graduate studies in Chemical M.Sc. and PhD. in Organic Chemistry with honors and best doctoral thesis in 2001 from National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City. He received a postdoctoral position at Mexican Petroleum Institute (IMP, 2001-2002) where he worked as researcher since 2002. He is involved in the development of new organic compounds for chemical treatment in the Oil Industry and in biofuels and biomass valorization. He has published more than 50 papers and reviews in international journals, twenty patents, and is author of seven book chapters and the book "Microwave in Chemistry" published in the US in 2006.
M. Pineiro University of Coimbra Coimbra Portugal Biography
Biography of M. Pineiro
Marta Pineiro achieved her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 2003 in the University of Coimbra, Portugal, and since 2002 has been enrolled at the University of Coimbra, being at present Auxiliary Professor. Her research interests are in the area of sustainable synthesis, microwave-assisted organic synthesis and synthesis and biological applications of tetrapyrrolic macrocycles. She has published so far 45 articles in international peer-reviewed journals, 16 meeting proceedings and is the co-author of 5 books and book chapters and 2 patents.
T.M. Pinho e Melo University of Coimbra Coimbra Portugal Biography
Biography of T.M. Pinho e Melo
Teresa M. V. D. Pinho e Melo studied Chemistry at the University of Coimbra, where she obtained the PhD in Organic Chemistry in 1995. She was Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool (1992-1993). She received her Habilitation in Organic Chemistry in 2003. She is currently Director of the Department of Chemistry, Associate Professor with Habilitation and Head of the Organic Chemistry Research Group at the University of Coimbra. She is also President of the Division of Organic Chemistry of the Portuguese Chemical Society. She has published more than 115 peer-reviewed scientific papers in international journals. Her research interests are in the area of synthetic and mechanistic heterocyclic organic chemistry. She is particularly concerned with the development of synthetic routes to new bioactive molecules.
M.L.N. Rao Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur India Biography
Biography of M.L.N. Rao
Maddali L. N. Rao obtained Ph.D. in 1996 from the University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India. He had carried out post doctoral research in Japan and USA before joining IIT Kanpur in the year 2003. Dr. Rao with more than 20 years of research experience is currently Professor in the Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur. He has been actively involved in the development of New Generation Cross-coupling reactions, GREEN Organometallic methods for organic synthesis. His other broad research interests spread across Organic Synthesis, Metal-catalyzed reactions, Organocatalysis, microwave-mediated organic synthesis, organometallics and Green Chemistry.
S. Sarveswari SAS, VIT University Vellore India
M. Scurrell University of South Africa Florida South Africa Biography
Biography of M. Scurrell
Mike Scurrell is Research Professor in the Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering at the University of South Africa and Emeritus Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and is currently a visiting professor at Cardiff University in the UK. He gained PhD and DSc degrees from the University of Nottingham, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) , Member South African Chemical Institute and of the American Chemical Society and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa. His Research and professional interests include Catalysis and surface chemistry.
J.A. Seijas Universidade de Santiago de Compostela Galicia Spain Biography
Biography of J.A. Seijas
Dr. J.A. Seijas, currelty professor at Universidade de Santiago de Compostela Galicia Spain. He has done PhD. He has worked in differnect countris like U.K and Canada. He has expertise in different areas like Synthesis, Mass Spectrometry, Organic Synthesis, Nanomaterials Synthesis, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Food Chemistry, Natural Product Chemistry, Heterocyclic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry Synthesis, Organic Chemistry, Organometallics, Synthetic Chemistry, Molecular Modeling, Food Science, Graphene Chemical Synthesis, Heterocyclic Compounds Synthesis, Multistep Synthesis and Green Chemistry etc.
R.K. Sharma University of Delhi Delhi India Biography
Biography of R.K. Sharma
Dr R. K. Sharma is a Professor and Co-ordinator of the Green Chemistry Network Centre at Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, India. He has teaching experience of more than 25 years in subject areas related to bioinorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, catalysis, organometallics and inorganic chemistry. His research interests primarily focus on the fabrication of metal selective functionalized silica gels for their applications as scavengers, sensors and catalysts, designing of novel metal-chelating inhibitors of transcription factor NF-κB-DNA binding, chemical speciation, molecular modelling studies etc. He has about 150 research publications including reviews, journal articles and book chapters to his credit.
V. Singh University of Allahabad Allahabad India Biography
Biography of V. Singh
Dr. Vandana Singh has done M.Phil. from University of Allahabad, F.I.C.S., F.I.C.C.E and currently he is the Associate Professor at University of Allahabad in the Chemistry Department. Dr. Singh research fields are Sol-gel derived polysaccharide/polymer templated silica composites: synthesis, characterization and applications (metal ion removal from water and enzyme immobilization) Polysaccharides: Isolation, structure elucidation, grafting modification & application Microwave synthesis of polysaccharide based materials.
M. Taddei Università degli Studi di Siena Siena Italy
M. Thirumavalavan Post Doctoral Scientist Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering National Central University Chung-Li Taiwan Biography
Biography of M. Thirumavalavan
Dr. M. Thirumavalavan is a Senior Research Scientist at Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan. He has nearly 18 years of experience in the research, discovery and teaching aimed to new cutting edges both in Science and engineering technologies. Previously, Dr. Thirumavalavan served as the Research Scientist at various countries working on multi-disciplinary fields of science and technology. Currently his research is focused on different nanomaterials to explore their wide applications in chemical, biotechnology and pharmacology fields. Notably, Dr. Thirumavalavan has authored more than 45 manuscripts and also being one of the editorial board members of few journals.
B. Torok University of Massachusetts Boston Boston, MA USA Biography
Biography of B. Torok
Dr. Bela Torok has completed PhD in Chemistry, University of Szeged, Hungary. Currently he Professor in Department of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Boston MA. USA. He got M. J. Collins Award in 2008 for Microwave Chemistry (Student Spronsor, CEM Corporation). Dr. Torok, research interest is in Green chemistry-solid acid catalysis, metal-catalyzed enantioselective heterogeneous catalytic hydrogenations, microwave-assisted synthesis, asymmetric organocatalysis. Organofluorine chemistry Medicinal chemistry-Self-assembly inhibition of amyloid b, Inhibition of acetylcholinesterase, Synthesis of new antibiotics.
S.K. Upadhyay CSIR-Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology New Delhi India Biography
Biography of S.K. Upadhyay
Dr. S.K. Upadhyayhas done PhD in Chemistry. He is a DST INSPIRE Faculty at the CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi, India. Dr.Upadhyay research focus is on understanding structure and function of protein-nucleic acid complexes using high resolution NMR and other biophysical techniques. He has interdisciplinary expertise in NMR, protein NMR and Biophysical Chemistry. He is also working in the area of drug-DNA interaction, protein-protein and protein-DNA/RNA interaction, host-guest chemistry etc. Dr. Upadhyay has published peer-reviewed scientific papers in international journals and has ardent interest in teaching.
R.S. Varma National Risk Management Research Laboratory Cincinnati, OH USA Biography
Biography of R.S. Varma
Dr. Varma obtained his Ph.D. from Delhi University in 1976. After postdoctoral positions at Robert Robinson Laboratories, University of Liverpool, UK, he was a faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine, Senior Scientist at Houston Advanced Research Center, and Research Professor at Sam Houston State University prior to joining as senior scientist in the Sustainable Technology Division at US Environmental Protection Agency in 1999. He has over 40 years of research experience in management of multi-disciplinary technical programs ranging sustainable nanomaterials to development of eco-friendly synthetic methods using microwaves, ultrasound and mechanochemical mixing. He has published over 450 scientific papers, awarded 15 US Patents, 7 books, 27 book chapters and 3 encyclopedia contributions with (H-Index 89) and total citations ~ 25,000.
Y. Wang Shanghai University Shanghai China Biography
Biography of Y. Wang
Prof. Yong Wang was born in 1976 and received his B Eng (1997) and M Eng (2000) in chemical engineering from Tianjin University, China, and Ph.D. (2004) in chemical engineering from National University of Singapore. He worked as a research fellow in Singapore-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alliances from 2004 to 2006. He is currently a professor and the vice dean of School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai University. His current research interests focus on nanomaterials for energy storage and environment. He has published over 80 peer-review papers with a total citation more than 5000 times.
F. Wiesbrock Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH Leoben Austria Biography
Biography of F. Wiesbrock
Frank Wiesbrock received his doctorate at the Technical University of Munich in 2003 for his work on metal ß-amino carboxylates under the supervision of H. Schmidbaur. His subsequent biannual postdoctoral stays with U.S. Schubert at the Eindhoven Technical University and T. Calogeropoulou at the National Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens focused on block copoly(2-oxazoline)s and dendrimers from microwave-assisted synthesis. Since 2008, he is assistant professor at the Graz University of Technology, where he completed his habilitation in 2012. Currently he is employed at the Polymer Competence Center Leoben (PCCL) as senior researcher and manager of the consortial ‘PolyComp’-Project.
R.N. Yadav University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg, TX USA
M.H. Zeng Guangxi Normal University Guilin, 541004 China Biography
Biography of M.H. Zeng
Dr. Zeng is a currently a full professor in Guangxi Normal University. After got Ph.D. from Sun Yat-Sen University in 2004, he started independent research on the synthesis, properties, structural transformation and post-synthetic modification of coordination polymers. Currently his work mainly focus on the complex chemistry of coordination molecular in solution, especially their assembly mechanism, which can push the rational preparation of target materials with interesting magnetic, optical, and catalytic properties. He has published more than 100 papers and got more than 3300 citations in above research.
Y.-J. Zhu Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai China Biography
Biography of Y.-J. Zhu
Ying-Jie Zhu is a full Professor at Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He received Master degree and Ph. D. from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 1992 and 1994, respectively. He worked as an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at USTC from 1994 to 1997. From 1997 to 1998 he worked as a Visiting Professor at University of Western Ontario, Canada. From 1998 to 1999 he worked as an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at Fritz-Haber Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany. He then was a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Utah and University of Delaware, USA, from 1999 to 2002.
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E. Mentese Recep Tayyip Erdogan University Rize Turkey Biography
Biography of E. Mentese
Dr. Menteşe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Turkey. He focused on design and synthesis of nitrogen containing heterocyclic compounds as potent bioactive molecules by using microwave irradiation, ultrasonic and conventional technique. He has authored and co-authored over 70 journals and conference papers, two books last decade.
Bimal K. Banik Vice President of Research & Education Development Community Health Systems of South Texas (CHSST) Edinburg, TX USA