Rajendra Susai Department of Chemistry St. Antony’s College of Arts and Sciences for Women Dindigul India Biography
Biography of Rajendra Susai
Prof Dr Susai Rajendran has been serving the Student Community for the past 46 years
as Professor of Chemistry. He is still continuing his research activities in the field of
Corrosion and its control, Green Inhibitors, Concrete Corrosion, Corrosion resistance of
metals and alloys in various body fluids, Synthesis and Characterization nano particles,
Electro organic synthesis. He has received National Meritorious Award in the field of Corrosion, twice, from NACE, India Section. He has authored 10 + Books and 3 Patents. He has published more than 300 papers in reputed
T.A. Nguyen Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology Hanoi Vietnam Biography
Biography of T.A. Nguyen
Tuan Anh Nguyen was born on February 13, 1971 in Hanoi, Vietnam. He received his BSc
in Physics from Hanoi University in 1992, and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Paris
Diderot University (France) in 2003. He was Visiting Scientist at Seoul National University
(South Korea, 2004) and University of Wollongong (Australia, 2005). He then worked as
Postdoctoral Research Associate and Research Scientist in the Montana State University
(USA), 2006-2009. In 2012, he was appointed as the Head of the Microanalysis
Department at Institute for Tropical Technology (Vietnam Academy of Science and
Technology). His research activities include Smart coatings, Conducting polymers,
Corrosion and protection of metals/concrete, Antibacterial materials and currently the
Dr. Qixing Zhou is a Dean at College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Nankai
University, China. He is the Academician candidate of Chinese Academy of Sciences. His main
research interest are Environmental sciences including environmental geochemistry and
ecological remediation of contaminated soils and water, ecotoxicology, environmental criteria
and standards, and ecological engineering. He has served a referee for over 600 papers and has
published around 52 research papers.
P. Nguyen-Tri Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Trois-Rivières, QC Canada Biography
Biography of P. Nguyen-Tri
P. Nguyen-Tri is a Professor at department of chemistry, biochemistry and physics,
University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières (UQTR), Canada. He holds a Master degree at
Mulhouse (France) and then a Ph.D degree from Cnam of Paris, France in 2009. His main
research interests are nanomaterials, hybrid nanoparticles, smart coatings, polymer
crystallization and polymer composites. He is editor (co-editor) of 11 books in the
nanomaterial sector. He served as an editor of 5 special issues and is Editor for several
esteemed journals such as PLoS One, SN Applied Science. He is currently international
grants reviewer and a regular reviewer over 35 journals from ACS, Wiley, Springer-
M.S. Kirgiz Trakya University Edirne Turkey Biography
Biography of M.S. Kirgiz
Dr. Mehmet Serkan KIRGIZ is a Professor at Trakya University, and the Founder
and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Advanced Composite Materials, Construction,
Environment, and Nano Technology. He was previously the Vice Dean in Faculty of
Civil Engineering at Hacettepe University. A member of the American Council for
Construction Education (ACCE), he is a recipient of many awards, including the
International Best Paper Presentation in the International Science Community
Association in India. A prolific author with more than 50 peer-reviewed
publications. He has been active in several technical committees of university,
ACCE and ACI and is a member of the editorial boards of several technical journals.
Mehmet Serkan is a registered Professor in the Higher Education Council in Turkey,
he has been providing consulting services for high profile microstructure analysis
of material in Turkey and abroad.
A. Kumar Ahmedabad University Central Campus, Ahmedabad India Biography
Biography of A. Kumar
Ashutosh Kumar works as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Biological and Life Sciences, School
of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University, Gujarat, India. He established several new methods for
nanomaterial safety in India and have worked extensively in the area of Nano-biotechnology. He has
published more than 60 research articles, 14 book chapters and 3 books in internationally reputed peer
He has received several national and international awards including the “INSA Medal For Young Scientist
2014” in the area of Health Sciences, NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award - 2015in the field of
Bio-medical, Molecular Biology and Bio-technology, DBT Young Investigator Award among others for his
P.D. Ramrao Rani Laxmibai Mahavidyalaya Parola Parola India Biography
Biography of P.D. Ramrao
Dr. D. R. Patil (Ph. D. Materials Science) now is the Recognized Research Guide and Director Head of the Bulk
and Nanomaterials Research Laboratory, Parola, Coordinator of All India Survey on Higher Education, Chairman of
National Leprosy Elimination Programme, Member of Loknyayalaya, Life Member of Indian Science Congress
Association. He got the B. Sc. (1987) and M. Sc. (1989) degrees in Physics from Pune University, Pune, India. He
received his Ph. D. degree in Physics (Materials Science) from North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, India, in
2007. His topics of interest are: semiconducting and ceramic gas sensors, photoconducting and photo luminescent
materials, nanomaterials, thin and thick film Physics, food freshness, disease diagnosis, etc. He established a
research laboratory named as Bulk and Nanomaterials Research Lab, at his institution. Currently, he is working as a
reviewer for the most reputed journals from Elsevier, ACS, etc. publishers as well as for few international events.
Numbers of research scholars across India are working in his laboratory under his supervision. He delivered more
than 60 scientific talks in various national and international events. He worked as a judge for oral and poster
presentations, chaired the sessions, coordinated the international events, worked as a resource person, etc. in various
events. He is fully engaged in research activities in nanotechnology. Currently, he arranged a special track entitled
as N-METOX in the event of ALLSENSORS 2019 which has organized at Athens, Greece.
Section: Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials
H.N. Abdelhamid Assiut University Asyut Egypt
Section: Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials
J. Akhtar Mirpur University of Science & Technology Mirpur Pakistan Biography
Biography of J. Akhtar
Dr. Javeed Akhtar did his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Manchester, UK (2010). Currently, he is a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry, Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST), Pakistan. His group is working in the area of synthesis of electronic materials for solar light harvesting applications, the environmental impact of nanomaterials and toxicity issues of nanomaterials. Dr. Akhter has published several book chapters and peer-reviewed ISI journal articles in international scientific journals.
Section: Nanomaterial waste management
S. Angaiah Pondicherry University Kalapet, Puducherry India
Section: Nanomaterials for biocatalysis and antivirus/antibacterial
M. Bilal Huaiyin Institute of Technology Huaian China Biography
Biography of M. Bilal
Dr. Bilal is presently working as an Associate Professor in the School of Life Science and Food Engineering, Huaiyin Institute of Technology, Huaian, China. He accomplished his Ph.D. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University with a specialization in Bioengineering. He has published more than 200 scientific contributions in the form of Research, Reviews, Book Chapters, and Editorial type scientific articles in various areas of Science & Engineering. He has guest-edited a couple of special issues and serves as a scientific reviewer in numerous peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include environmental biotechnology/engineering, nanotechnology, bio-catalysis, enzyme engineering, immobilization, chemical modifications and industrial applications of microbial enzymes, bioremediation of hazardous and emerging pollutants, liquid and solid waste management – valorization of agro-industrial wastes and biomaterials for bioenergy.
Section: Methods for Evaluation of Nanotoxicity
S.C. Garcia Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre Brazil Biography
Biography of S.C. Garcia
Prof. Solange Cristina Garcia graduated in Pharmacy from Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (1994), Master's in Chemistry from Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (1996) and Ph.D. from Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf (2002). She is a Professor and Researcher from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and is acting on the following subjects: oxidative stress biomarkers, human pathologies, and xenobiotic expositions.
Xiangang Hu received his M.Sc. degree in 2009 and his Ph.D. degree in 2012 from College of
Environmental Science and Engineering, Nankai University, China. He is currently a professor
and Ph.D. supervisor in the College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Nankai
University. His scientiﬁc interests focus on the environmental and health risks of nanomaterials.
As the first or corresponding author, He has published 60 articles in international journals, such
as Chemical Reviews, Advanced Science, Biomaterials, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces and
Carbon. Environmental Science & Technology、Environmental International and
Section: Safety Regulations for Application of Nanomaterials
S. Kakooei Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS Seri Iskandar Malaysia Biography
Biography of S. Kakooei
Dr. Saeid Kakooei is currently an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department and a core researcher in Centre for Corrosion Research at University Technology PETRONAS. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical (Corrosion) Engineering from University Technology PETRONAS, Malaysia in 2014, and M.Sc. in Corrosion Engineering and B.Sc. in Material Engineering from Iran in 2006 and 1999, respectively. His research specialization involves Materials Engineering, Failure analysis, Corrosion, Mechanical Testing, Electrodeposition, Nanomaterial, and Smart Coating. He was involved in several research and consultancy projects related to the corrosion problem in the oil & gas industries. His research works are presented and published in more than 60 indexed journals and international conferences.
Section: Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials
H. Mansur Federal University of Minas Gerais Belo Horizonte Brazil Biography
Biography of H. Mansur
Metallurgical and Materials Engineer (1985) from Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil). Master in
Chemistry of Semiconductors (1992) from Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil) and PhD in
Chemistry of Nanostructures from Melbourne University (Australia)/UFMG (1996). He has over 195
papers published in peer-reviewed journals and over 400 presented in Conferences and Proceedings and
6 patents deposited. Moreover, he is the reviewer of over 70 International Scientific Journals. He is active
in research, innovation and consulting for over 50 companies ranging from Materials Science to
Biotechnology mainly associated with Analysis and Characterization of materials, products and failure
Section: Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials
S. Mohapatra Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University New Delhi India Biography
Biography of S. Mohapatra
Dr. Satyabrata Mohapatra obtained his Ph.D. from Institute of Physics (IOP), Bhubaneswar,
India. After a postdoc from IUAC, New Delhi, India, visiting scientist from SAINT, South Korea
and visiting fellow from CSNSM, Orsay, France he joined Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha
University, New Delhi, India where he is now heading the Multifunctional Nanomaterials
Laboratory. He is a Member of the National Academy of Sciences, India. He has published
more than 100 peer-reviewed papers and edited one book. His research is focused on the
development of multifunctional hybrid nanostructures, metal oxide and 2D nanomaterial based
hybrid plasmonic nanostructures and nanocomposites for applications in photocatalysis,
catalysis, gas sensing, SERS, biosensing, antimicrobials and water purification.
Section: Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials)
M. Mujawar Curtin University Miri Malaysia Biography
Biography of M. Mujawar
Dr. Mubarak Mujawar is presently working in the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University, Malaysia. He pursued Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Malaya with a specialization in Chemical Engineering in the year 2015. He serves as a scientific reviewer in numerous journals in the areas of Chemical Engineering and Nano Technology. In research, Dr. Mubarak has published more than 100 journal papers, 20 conference proceedings and authored 8 book chapters. Besides, his research outputs also include 7 patent filings and 21 research awards. His area of interest is widely spread but not limited to the synthesis of biofuel using microwave heating, protein purification using CNTs, wastewater treatment, separation process and thermodynamics, advanced material and Reaction Engineering and its allied zones.
Section: Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials
M.N. Owaid General Directorate of Education in Anbar, Ministry of Education Al Anbar Governorate Iraq Biography
Biography of M.N. Owaid
He had Ph.D. (Microbiology/Mycology) in 2014 from University Of Anbar,
Iraq. He completed his scholarship program (in Nanotechnology fIeld)
in Mushroom Research Centre (MRC) in University of Malaya, Malaysia in
2013. He was a lecturer in Ministry of Education, Iraq since 2005.
Also, he is lecturer in Department of Ecology in College of Applied
Sciences-Hit, University Of Anbar, Iraq. He has reviewed more than 100
papers in international journals.
Section: Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials
Y. Slimani Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (IAU) Dammam Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of Y. Slimani
Dr. Yassine Slimani, Senior Researcher, currently works at Institute for Research and Medical Consultations at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University. He received his PhD degree in 2015 from the Faculty of Sciences of Bizerte, University of Carthage (Tunisia). His current research activities cover Superconductors/Conductors, Advanced nanomaterials (nanoparticles, nanowires, nanorods …), Magnetism, Magnetoelectric/Multiferroic composite ceramics, Dielectric ceramics, Semiconductors, Energy storage systems, Supercapacitors, Batteries, Conducting polymers, Corrosion and protection of metals/concretes. He is interested on energy, technological, biological, antibacterial, and environmental applications of these materials. Dr. Yassine Slimani published numerous scientific books, book chapters and papers in international high-impact journals. He has also published/filed a number of patents of his innovations. He participated in numerous international and national scientific conferences. He was selected to be reviewer for many known journals.
Editorial Board Members
A. Abedi Islamic Azad University Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of A. Abedi
Dr. Anita Abedi is presently serving as an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry in Islamic Azad University, Tehran. She completed her B.Sc. in Chemistry from Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran and M.Sc. in inorganic Chemistry from North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University. She further obtained PhD in the same field from the same institution. Her areas of interests are Synthesis of coordination compounds, Biological investigation of anticancer metal complexes including platinum, gold, vanadium and copper complexes, Cytotoxicity and apoptosis assays of platinum-based metal complexes and nanoparticles and Property investigation of metal complexes with bithiazole, bipyridine and phenanthroline, such as absorption, luminescence and magnetism.
M. Ahmadi Bu-Ali Sina University Hamedan Iran Biography
Biography of M. Ahmadi
Mazaher Ahmadi received his BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees from Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran, in 2009,
2011, and 2017, respectively. He currently works at Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran, as an Assistant
Professor. He has received several awards and prizes including Khwarizmi Youth Award in 2018 and
TWAS Prize for Young Scientists in Developing Countries in 2019. Dr. Ahmadi is an expert in
Nanotechnology, Analytical Method Development, Pollutant Removal, and Wastewater Treatment. He
currently works on the development of multifunctional nanoparticles for cancer diagnosis and treatment
as well as miniaturized analytical instruments and sensors.
A.H. Aly Beni-Suef University Beni Suef Egypt Biography
Biography of A.H. Aly
Dr. Arafa H Aly holds a doctoral degree in physics from University of Cairo, Egypt. Prof Arafa Aly joined Cairo University, Beni-Suef branch, physics department in January 1995 as an assistant lecturer of physics. He was a lecturer from 1999 to 2007, and associated professor from 2007 to 20012. In 2012 he became full professor in physics; In 2012 Professor Arafa was elected as the chair of the Department of Physics till now. He has a distinguished 22-years career in mesoscopic systems, photonic crystals, phononic crystals, solar energy, materials and photonics research. He attended and organized, more than 35 conference from 2001 till now. He has published more than 110 technical papers and reports in good review journals and good impact factors and he is reviewer in many journals.
B. Astinchap University of Kurdistan Sanandaj Iran Biography
Biography of B. Astinchap
Dr. Bandar Astinchap is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Kurdistan. He did M.Sc. in condensed matter Physics, from Department of Physics, Lorestan University, Khoramabad, Iran in 2008. Later in 2012, he obtained his Ph.D. in nanophysics (specialization in Nanotechnology) from Department of Physics, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran.
N.F. Attia Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology Jinju South Korea Biography
Biography of N.F. Attia
Dr. Nour Fathi Shehata Attia received his B.S. degree from the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Alexandria University and his M.S. degree from the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt. Then, he went to South Korea to join the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) for his doctoral degree and got it from the School of Material Science and Engineering at GIST, South Korea. Now, he is an Associate professor at the Chemistry Division, National Institute of Standards, Egypt. Dr. Nour published 35 papers in reputable impact factor international journals and presented in 30 international conferences. Besides, he published 5 international patents. Dr. Attia is a member of several international scientific association over the world and works as a referee for a number of international journals. Also, he has received 8 honors and awards over the years.
A. Bilgin Kocaeli University Kocaeli Turkey Biography
Biography of A. Bilgin
Ahmet Bilgin was born in 1971 in Yalvaç, Isparta (Turkey). He is a Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at
Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey. He graduated from Karadeniz Technical University in 1997 with a
Master Degree in Inorganic Chemistry. He holds his Ph.D. on Phthalocyanines containing Macrobicyclic
Units at Karadeniz Technical University in 2002. After Ph.D., he joined to the Kocaeli University as an
Assistant Prof. Dr. on 5 November 2003. He founded the primary research laboratory in 2004 and has
been conducting his scientific studies as a group leader. His research interests include cryptands, crown
ethers, vic-dioximes and their transition metal complexes, metal extraction, supramolecular chemistry,
organometallic chemistry, phthalocyanines, porphyrazines, catalysists as well as polymer synthesis (ROP
and ATRP etc.) and characterizations, biodegrable polymers.
W. Chu Sichuan University Chengdu China
O.M. Darwesh National Research Centre Cairo Egypt Biography
Biography of O.M. Darwesh
Dr. Osama Mohammad Mostafa Darwesh, Associate professor of Environmental Microbiology and Nanotechnology, Agricultural Microbiology Dept. He holds a Master and PhD degree from cairo university. I have awarded 6 prizes as the National Research Center for the best Ph.D. Thesis 2014, Bodies and Individuals of the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (Environmental Research), 2017 and Encouraging State Prize in Advanced Technological Sciences 2018. I have 6 patent applications to ASRT Patent office and I have published over 54 international papers. He is currently international grants reviewer over 35 journals from ACS, Elsevier, Wiley, Springer- Nature.
Z. Dorabei Iran University of Science and Technology Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of Z. Dorabei
Dr Rouholah Zare-Dorabei received a PhD in Analytical Chemistry at the University of Tehran in 2010. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran. His research work mainly focuses on the design of new optical sensors, Instrumental Analysis, Environmental pollutants, Nanochemistry, Atomic & molecular spectrometry and Natural gas sweetening. He is the author of over 70 scientific articles published in international journals and conferences.
M. Farahamndjou Islamic Azad University Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of M. Farahamndjou
Majid finished Ph.D. program in physics in 2009. He is researching nano synthesis and fabrication. His specialty is solid-state physics, thin-film fabrication and also nanomaterials, ceramics, metal oxides, and nano-magnetism materials fabrication used in the hard disk (especially FePt and FeCo nanocomposites). Majid is studying metal oxide nanoparticles such as TiO2, ZnO, Al2O3, CeO2, Fe2O3, Co2O3, V2O5 and also studied their magnetic, electronic, and optical properties since 2009. Recently, he has researched on the structural and optical properties of the solar cells systems, optoelectronic devices, and photocatalytic activity of TiO2, ZnO nanocrystals, ceramics and nano-composites such as Fe-doped TiO2.
M. Goswami ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education Mumbai India Biography
Biography of M. Goswami
Dr. Mukunda Goswami is presently working as a Principal Scientist at ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Mumbai. He did his Masters and Ph.D. in fisheries science from ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai and did his Post-Doctoral research at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Goswami was at NBFGR, Lucknow as a Senior Scientist from 2008 to 2015 and was part of the research team as one of the active researchers for the development of fish cell lines and also a National Repository of Fish Cell Lines for the first time in the country. He has published more than 50 research papers in high impact factor international journals.
M. Gou Sichuan university Chengdu China
K. Govindaraju Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology Chennai India Biography
Biography of K. Govindaraju
Dr. K. Govindaraju presently working as Scientist E and Associate Professor in Centre for
Ocean Research, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai with 10
years of research experience in utilization of various bio-resources for preparation of
nanomaterials and their applications. He has published 60 research articles in well
reputed National and International journals in the field of Nanobiotechnology and
Nanotoxicology. His work has been widely cited by scientists of our country and other
countries. He has more than 2000 citations to his credit for his research articles. He is a
referee for well reputed International Journals.
Z.S. Haider University of the Andes Santiago Chile Biography
Biography of Z.S. Haider
Ziyad S. Haidar is Research Professor and Scientific Director, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago de Chile; He is a dentist (DDS, AUST, UAE), oral implantologist (Cert Implantol UMDNJ, USA), oral and maxillofacial surgeon (M.Sc., McGill U, CANADA) and Health Care Organization Management Specialist (MBA, JMSB, CANADA) with a doctorate (Ph.D., McGill U, CANADA) in biomaterials, drug delivery and tissue engineering, followed by post-doctoral training at the Shriners Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada. He is the Founder and Head of the Biomaterials, Pharmaceutical Delivery and Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Tissue Engineering Laboratory and Research Group (BioMAT’X).
T. Harifi Amirkabir University of Technology Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of T. Harifi
Dr. Tina Harifi is a researcher in Textile Engineering Department of Amirkabir University of
Technology (Polytechnic Tehran), Iran. She has coauthored 30 ISI papers and received a DFG
grant as a visiting scientist for a research stay in Institut für Technische Chemie, Leibniz
University, Hannover, Germany. She was awarded for co-participation in a challenge proposed
by Inocrowd (Innovation-based R&D management systems), Portugal. She is also a co-author of
an Elsevier book entitled “Nanofinishing of Textile Materials”. Her current research interests
include nano and bio finishing of textile substrates for environmental remediation and energy
Y. Hu University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing China Biography
Biography of Y. Hu
After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Wuhan University in China,
he obtained a PhD degree in chemical biology at National University of Singapore. He
pursued postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women’s
Hospital, and then joined IHEP as a principal investigator supported by the "Hundred
Talents Program” of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
C.Z. Huang Southwest China Normal University Chongqing China Biography
Biography of C.Z. Huang
He is currently a professor of analytical chemistry and pharmaceutical analysis in the
Southwest University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chongqing, China. He is
good at the analytical nanoplasmonics, and focuses on the R&D of optical nanoprobes
and their applications in pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, including the real-
time and on-line optical analysis of medicaments in biofluids, chemo/biosensing
techniques and optical sensors, biolabeling and bioimaging analysis. He has published
more than 490 research papers in the journals such as ACS Nano, Chem. Sci, Green
Chem, Small, Anal Chem, Chem Commun., which have been cited about 12600 times
with the H-index of 54.
Y.M. Hunge Tokyo University of Science Tokyo Japan Biography
Biography of Y.M. Hunge
Dr Yuvraj M. Hunge received M.Sc. degree in 2013 from Shivaji University, Kolhapur (India). He obtained a PhD (Physics) degree in 2017 from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Currently, he is working as a Research Professor at the Tokyo University of Science, Japan. He is a recipient of National Post-doc Fellow (Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) New Delhi), Government of India. Also, he got the Savitribai Phule Pune University post-doc fellowship. He has published more than 30 international research publications. His main research interest is the synthesis of metal oxides for photocatalytic, gas sensing, supercapacitor, and CO2 reduction applications.
R.S. Kalhapure Product Development Odin Pharmaceuticals Somerset, NJ USA Biography
Biography of R.S. Kalhapure
Dr. Rahul Kalhapure, M.S. Pharm, Ph.D. is a Formulation Scientist at Odin Pharmaceuticals,
USA. Prior to current position he has worked at the University of Texas at El Paso as a
Postdoctoral Researcher and Research Assistant Professor, and as NRF-DST Researcher at the
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa. His interest is in complex drug products
and has extensively worked on novel biocompatible materials, their cytotoxicity and applications
in nano-drug delivery. Till date he has published more than 50 research papers in peer-reviewed
international journals and presented in several international conferences. Based on his
achievements, UKZN has appointed him as an Honorary Researcher since 2017. He is an
Associate Editorial Board member of Drug Delivery Letters and a reviewer for 28 plus
J.H. Koo The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX USA Biography
Biography of J.H. Koo
Dr. Koo has forty years of experience in obtaining and managing research funds, conducting research projects, publishing and presenting results, interacting with academic, industrial, and government communities, lecturing both in the U.S. and abroad, and supervising students and technical staff in the laboratory in both academia and industry. An excellent track record for developing well-funded research programs sponsored by DoD (AFOSR, AFRL, AMRDEC, DTRA, MDA, NAVAIR, NAVSEA, NSWC, ONR), DoE, DoT, EPA, FAA, NASA, NSF, and private companies. Technical interests include materials and thermal science research. Currently specializing in “Polymer Nanocomposites Technology Designed for Extreme Environments.”
K. Mondal Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls, ID USA Biography
Biography of K. Mondal
Dr. Kunal Mondal has joined in the Materials Science & Engineering Department at the Idaho
National laboratory, Idaho falls, USA as an Advanced Manufacturing Postdoctoral Research
Associate. Before this appointment, Kunal earned his Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering in
Summer 2015 from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India as a recipient of
“Malhotra Weikfield Foundation Nano Science Fellowship Award” for his Ph.D. thesis. He has
earned two M.S. in Materials Engineering and Applied Physics in 2010, and 2008, respectively
as a silver medalist, from the Indian Institute Engineering Science & Technology Shibpur, India
S.M. Naghib Iran University of Science and Technology Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of S.M. Naghib
Seyed Morteza Naghib is a University Professor (Faculty Member) in the Department of Nanotechnology Engineering (Nanobiotechnology) at Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST). He received B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering (Biomaterials) in 2009, M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering (Biomaterials) in 2010 and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (Biomaterials) in 2014 from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnique). His research interests include Bio-micro/nanofluidics, Nanobiomaterials, Nanobiosensors, Drug delivery systems, Tissue engineering, and Mathematical modeling and Bioinformatics.
S. Nanda MaharshiDayanand University Rohtak Rohtak India Biography
Biography of S. Nanda
Prof. Sanju Nanda is an alumnus of Dr. Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar , Madhya
Pradesh and has received her B.Pharm and M.Pharm degrees from this prestigious University.
Prof Sanju Nanda has about hundred (100) national and international publications to her
credit. She has authored 06 books and contributed (23) chapters in various edited books by
national and international publishers. She has contributed nine modules as ‘subject expert’ and
‘presenter’ to the e - content writing project of NME – ICT CEC of University Grants
Commission and contributed a monograph “Cosmetics and Consumers’ for the Consumer
Education Series of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Government of India.
J. Njuguna Robert Gordon University Aberdeen United Kingdom Biography
Biography of J. Njuguna
Professor James Njuguna did his Ph.D. in Aeronautical Engineering (2006) from the University of London. His research focuses on experiments on composite materials. His research activities also revolve around reinforcement, toughness, material design and selection, and structural-property relationship. A side stream theme of composite research focuses on safe-by-design principles on material design and also by exploiting material failure behaviour to investigate emission/diffusion/release of nanofillers from polymer fibre-reinforced nanocomposites. This, in turn, contributes to research on the development of safe nanocomposites, collaborating with toxicologists on nanomaterials' impact on human and environmental health. Dr. James was an editor/co-editor of 6 books, 23 book chapters and has contributed over 120 journals and conference publications.
A. Pandya Department of Physical Science, Institute of Advanced Research Gandhinagar India Biography
Biography of A. Pandya
Dr. Alok Pandya is an Assistant Professor in Department of Physical Sciences, Institute of
Advanced Research, Gujarat, India. He has worked on synthesis and development of
nanobiosensors targeting to different cardiac specific protein biomarker which could translate
into paper based LFIA based nanodevice, synthesis of new class of nanomaterials such as
magnesium nanocomplex (MgNCs) with biological support for imaging applications. He has
published more than 40 articles in high repute international Journals and published 7
books/book chapter. His research interests span a interdisciplinary research combines nano-
chemistry, nano-biology and nano-fabrication.
S. Patra International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) Ulrika Sweden
A.V. Raghu Jain University Bangalore India Biography
Biography of A.V. Raghu
Anjanapura V. Raghu received his Ph.D. degree in polymer Science from the Karnatak
University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India, and he served as a Postdoc at Energy Harvest-Storage
Research Center, University of Ulsan, Republic of Korea. At present Anjanapura serves as a
Professor at the Department of Basic Science, Jain Deemed-to-be University, India. He has
published about 90 research articles in reputed national/international journals,, 6 book chapters,
25 conference proceedings. He acts as a Potential Reviewer for more than 100 international
journals. He is editor/editorial board member in many International Journals. He received many
National/International award in his credit.
C.T. Ratnam Malaysian Nuclear Agency Kajang Malaysia Biography
Biography of C.T. Ratnam
Dr CT Ratnam is currently Director of Radiation
Processing Technology Division at Malaysian
Nuclear Agency. Being a senior research Scientist
and CT Ratnam has excelled in R&D related to peaceful applications of nuclear technology in
the field of radiation processing of polymers. Her research interests encompass radiation
processing of polymer blends and composites, radiation compatible polymers,
nanocomposites and recycling of polymers. She obtained her B App Sc (Hon)in Polymer
Science and Technology, MSc industrial Technology and PhD in the field of Radiation
Processing of Polymers from University Science Malaysia. She is a registered Professional
Technologist by Malaysia Board of Technologists and graduate member of Plastics and
Rubber Institute of Malaysia.CT Ratnam lead more than 20 R&D projects which at national
and international level. Her commitment and dedication has driven her to numerous
successes both nationally and internationally, with some of her findings are in the process of
commercialisation. Twelve of her research findings have been patented. Amongst her
achievement in R&D include formulating radiation compatible polymers for medical
applications, pioneering research on surface coating of rubber gloves with hydrogel by using
radiation technique, developing radiation crosslinkable polymer blend formulations for use in
the automobile industry and developing polymer compounds from used rubbers (recycle
rubber). Publishing over 200 scientific articles, her research on radiation processing of
polymers has won more than 48 awards including the top most award, Grand Prix of the
34TH International Exhibition of Inventions New Techniques and Products, Geneva, 2006.
She was also served as invited, keynote and plenary speaker for more than 36 international
conferences. She is currently in the editorial board of eight journals and refereed more
than100 ISI/Scopus indexed journal articles, external examiner for 27 post graduates, field
Supervisor for 45 post graduates (20PhD,25 MSc) & more than 100 Undergraduate projects.
She is among the outstanding Malaysian scientists awarded as TOP RESEARCH SCIENTIST
by Academy of Sciences Malaysia.
Y. Ren Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin China Biography
Biography of Y. Ren
Dr. Yatao Ren received BSc in Thermal Energy and Power Engineering in July 2012 at Harbin
Institute of Technology; MSc and PhD in Engineering thermophysics at Harbin Institute of
Technology in July 2014 and June 2017, respectively. He was currently a lecture at School of
Energy Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology. He has authored or co-authored
more than 50 academic articles in refereed journals, book chapters and conferences. He has also
published/filed a number of patents of his innovations.
R.R. Resende Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Belo Horizonte Brazil Biography
Biography of R.R. Resende
Dr. R.R. Resende has a degree in Biological Sciences and Pharmacy, in addition to specialization in Clinical Analysis by the Federal University. He holds a PhD in biochemistry (IQ-USP), holds a postdoctoral degree in biophysics and another in physics in the application and production of nanomaterials for nanobiotechnology. . He is the author of more than 300 articles of this newspaper, according to its norms. Founder with 46 other scientists from several countries in the world (President of the first board) of the Brazilian Society of Cellular Signaling (SBSC). He is Founding President of the Nanocell Institute for Scientific Research and Science Dissemination. Idealizer and promoter of the Prize Scientists and Entrepreneur of the Year Institute Nanocell, with participation of more than 11 thousand people in its 1st edition, 50 thousand in its 2nd edition and 65 thousand in its 3rd edition
H.D. Setiabudi Universiti Malaysia Pahang Pahang Malaysia Biography
Biography of H.D. Setiabudi
Dr Herma Dina Setiabudi is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia. She received her PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia in 2013. She has considerable expertise in the area of reaction intensification, advanced material, and environmental engineering. She has published more than 50 peer-reviewed journals and more than 30 conference proceedings. She has served as a Guest Editor for several Special Issues in reputed international journals. She is also an active reviewer for many high-impact factor journals.
R. Yang Western Sydney University Penrith Australia Biography
Biography of R. Yang
Professor Richard C. Yang is Lead Director Academic Programs (DAP), Engineering and
Industrial Design and the Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Smart Structures in the
School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics (SCEM), Western Sydney University
(WSU), Australia. He received Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
in the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2002. His main research interests are Advanced
Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, multi-scale modelling and simulations of advanced engineering
materials and structures, etc. In scientific publication, he has published more than 180
journal/conference papers and confidential reports for industrial partners in his main fields of
research - Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Civil Engineering, etc.
M. Yeganeh ShahidChamran University of Ahvaz Ahvaz Iran Biography
Biography of M. Yeganeh
Dr. Mahdi Yeganeh is Assistant Professor at
Shahid Chamran University, Department of
Material Science, Iran. He received his BS
from Shahid Chamran University in
Metallurgy Engineering, followed by an MS
and PhD from Tehran
University in 2010 and
2014, respectively. His
major research focus is to
Material Science, eco-
inhibitor, smart coating,
Nano materials, and
Associate Editorial Board Members
A.L. Adeyemi Osun State University Osogbo Nigeria Biography
Biography of A.L. Adeyemi
Dr. Azeez Luqmon Adeyemi holds B.Sc. in Chemistry from Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry from University of Lagos and Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. Dr. Azeez presently has over forty (40) publications both in national and international journals. Dr. Azeez is a recipient of Best in Analytical Chemistry by Students’ Chemical Society of Nigeria, South-West Zone, 2019 and Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship award for undergraduates in 2002.
S. K. Agrawal Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering New Delhi India Biography
Biography of S. K. Agrawal
Dr. Saurabh K. Agrawal is the Assistant Professor of Bharati Vidyapeeth College of
Engineering, New Delhi, India. He received his Master degree in mathematics from the
department of mathematics, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, India and he obtained his Ph.D in
Applied Mathematics from Department of Mathematical Science, Indian Institute of Technology
Varanasi, India. His research analysis area is mathematical modeling, nonlinear dynamics, chaos
theory, fractional derivative etc. Dr. Saurabh K. Agrawal has contributed his valuable publication
in engineering & scientific journals and he has published more than 25 articles in peer reviewed
journals. He regularly serves speakers in national and international conferences and also the
reviewers of many peer reviewed journals.
M. Asrofi University of Jember Jember Regency Indonesia Biography
Biography of M. Asrofi
Mochamad Asrofi received his Doctoral degree in Bionanocomposite Materials and Postgraduate Program of Agriculture Sciences (Multidisciplinary) focusing on Agroindustrial Technology from Andalas University in December 2018. His research focuses on nanocellulose, biocomposite and natural fiber-reinforced polymer. Currently, he works as an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Jember. He became a Deputy Chairman of the Laboratory of Material Testing in 2019. Besides that, he is a consultant of research and development in the bioplastic industry (Sauraj Industries Ltd, Zambia).
V. Bhuvaneshwari Kongunadu Arts and Science College Coimbatore India Biography
Biography of V. Bhuvaneshwari
Dr. V. BHUVANESHWARI, Currently working as Associate Professor and Head in PG &
Research Department of Biotechnology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College,
Coimbatore. She had presented more than 100 research articles in National level and
International level seminars, Conferences, Symposia and Workshops. She had published
3 books with ISBN No and 27 articles in the book. I had submitted 6 gene sequences in
genbank. Currently she is acting as an Institutional member in Animal Ethical
Committee (CPCSEA), New Delhi; Life Member in Indian Science Congress
Association; Annual Member in Tamilnadu Science forum; Editorial member in Journal
of Microbiology and Biotechnology Reports.
A. Ditta Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sheringal Sheringal Pakistan
R.S. Dongre Nagpur University Nagpur India Biography
Biography of R.S. Dongre
M.Sc., PhD, working
as Associate Professor, In department of chemistry Nagpur University, Maharashtra, India.
Working Experience: Research background of synthetic organic chemistry, especially
Transition metal chelates catalyzed aerobic oxidation, Chitosan Biocomposite synthesis, Water
Pollution research e.g. Defluoridation, Nitrate, and Phosphate Lead (II) mitigation from water.
Expertise in water and wastewater analysis and the treatment techniques involved in batch and
column mode of analysis. Ex-Scientists in CSIR, National Environmental Engineering Research
Institute (NEERI) Nagpur,India. II. Present Status: Associate Professor in Chemistry
Department; Nagpur University, Nagpur. India. Total teaching experience 15 years.
M. Fazeli Sharif University of Technology Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of M. Fazeli
Dr. Fazeli’s research interests are primarily in the areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology with emphasis on the extraction of nanoparticles and fabrication of biodegradable composites reinforced by nanofibers. His particle research has involved the development of biopolymers and biocomposites for use instead of synthetic composites and polymers which will be harmful for the environment. The recent novel method which he created for extracting the cellulose nanofibers consists of using the atmospheric cold plasma following by ultrasonication method. He is absolutely committed to expanding his theoretical and experimental knowledge in the field of polymers and composites.
C.G. Kim INHA University Incheon South Korea Biography
Biography of C.G. Kim
Dr. Kim is working as a professor at INHA University, Incheon, Korea since 2003. He had a bachelor’s
and master degree in Environmental Engineering in 1986 and 1988, respectively from INHA
University, Korea. He became a pH.D at University of Queensland, Australia in 2000. He worked as a
researcher from 1989 to 1994 at Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology (RIST),
Korea. And he worked as senior researcher at Pohang Iron & Steel Institute (1994-1997) and RIST
(1997-1999), respectively. His field of interests in research and development has covered in
V. Kumar Lovely Professional University (LPU) Jalandhar India Biography
Biography of V. Kumar
Vineet Kumar is currently working as Assistant Professor
(Biotechnology) in the School of Bioengineering and Biosciences, LPU,
Jalandhar, Punjab, India. His areas of interest include natural plant
product based green synthesis of nanoparticles, nanotoxicity testing of
nanoparticles and application of nanoparticles in drug delivery, food technology, sensing, dye degradation and catalysis. He has published
many articles in these areas featuring in peer-reviewed reputed journals.
He is also serving as editorial board member and reviewer for
international peer reviewed journals. He has received various awards
like senior research fellowship, best poster award and postdoctoral
fellowship etc. He has published two books for CRC, Taylor & Francis
Group and one book each for Elsevier and Springer.
V. Kumar Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee India Biography
Biography of V. Kumar
Dr. Vinay Kumar has given outstanding results in the field of nanobiotechnology. He is actively engaged in acting
as editor, author and co-author in many books. At the same time, he is acting as a reviewer for the reputed journals.
In this context, he has been awarded various awards during his career. Currently, he is the Editor of his upcoming
book “Green Chemistry in Agriculture and Food Production” from CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Florida,
N-Q-K. Le Taipei Medical University Taipei Taiwan Biography
Biography of N-Q-K. Le
Nguyen Quoc Khanh Le is an Assistant Professor with the Professional Master
Program in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Taipei Medical University,
Taiwan. He earned his MS and PhD degree in the Department of Computer
Science and Engineering, Graduate Program in Biomedical Informatics, Yuan
Ze University, Taiwan. After obtaining his PhD degree, he worked as a
Research Fellow at the School of Humanities, Nanyang Technological
University, Singapore. His research interests are artificial intelligence, deep
learning, data analyst, bioinformatics, computational biology, and healthcare
E. Nakkeeran Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering Chennai India Biography
Biography of E. Nakkeeran
Prof. E. Nakkeeran received his Ph.D. degree in Biotechnology at the CFTRI, University of
Mysore with CSIR-SRF. He has 20 publications in reputed international/national journals of high
impact factor and 8 book chapters. He has presented papers at International Conferences held
in Malaysia, Egypt and USA with support from SERC, CSIR and SERB. He has presented 57
research papers in various International and National Conferences held in India. He is working
as Professor & Head of Biotechnology and Placement Officer in Sri Venkateswara College of
Engineering (Autonomous) Sriperumbudur, India.
M. Stoica Dunarea de Jos University of Galati Galați Romania
E. Syafri Payakumbuh State Agriculture Polytechnic Payakumbuh Indonesia Biography
Biography of E. Syafri
Syafri is currently a Associate Professor of Materials Science and
engineering, Agricultural Technology, at Payakumbuh State
Polytechnic of Agriculture, Payakumbuh, Indonesia.
In 2014, he also performed research at the Biocomposites Research
Laboratory under the supervised of Prof. Hairul Abral. His research
interests include nanocellulose, scanning electron microscopy,
nanofiber, and nanocomposites. As a faculty member, Dr. Syafri has
publishved several paper on International Journal of Biological
Macromolecules Elsevier, Journal of Materials Research &
Technology and Taylor & Francis Journal.