Bimal K. Banik Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences; College of Sciences and Human Studies Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Al Khobar Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 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.
R.S. Varma National Risk Management Research Laboratory Cincinnati, OH 45268 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 48 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 625 scientific papers, awarded 17 US Patents, 7 books, 27 book chapters and 3 encyclopedia contributions with (H-Index 111) and total citations ~ 43,700. He has been a highly cited researcher 2016,18,19 and Publons awardee 2018, 2019.
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.L. Kantam Institute of Chemical Technology Matunga, Mumbai India Biography
Biography of M.L. Kantam
Prof. Lakshmi Kantam is Dr.B.P. Godrej Distinguished Professor of Green Chemistry and Sustainability Engineering at Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Mumbai-400019, India. She has 32 years of experience in the research, design and development of catalysts for innovative green and economical processes for chemical industry. Earlier, she served as Director at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad. She has authored more than 320 publications, 42 patents and five book chapters. She is an Adjunct Professor at Tezpur Central University , Tezpur, Assam and RMIT University, Melbourne , Australia.
B. Gabriele University of Calabria Cosenza Italy Biography
Biography of B. Gabriele
Prof. Gabriele received the PhD in Chemical Sciences from the University of Calabria (Italy). After a research position at the University of Parma (Italy) with Professor Gian Paolo Chiusoli, he joined Prof. Ronald Breslow’s group at Columbia University (New York, USA) as a post-doc fellow for one year. He them came back to the University of Calabria, where he was promoted to Full Professor in 2006. He is author of more than 140 peer-reviewed papers in international journals and 15 patents. His research interests include the development of novel catalytic methods for the production of high value added molecules under sustainable conditions and the development of novel synthetic processes for carbon oxide reutilization
J.C.G. Zhao University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, TX 78249-0698 USA Biography
Biography of J.C.G. Zhao
Dr John C.-G. Zhao received PhD in Organic Chemistry, University of Würzburg, Germany, 1999, MS. in Organic Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 1995, and BS in Applied Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Tongji University, China, 1992. He has been working as a Professor at theDepartment of Chemistry, the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) since 2011. He has published more than 100 scientific papers in well-reputed international journals. Moreover, he is a member of the professional societies like The American Chemical Society and New York Academy of Sciences. He has carried out research in the fields of organ catalysis/green chemistry, organic synthesis, bioorganic/medicinal chemistry, and nanomaterial chemistry (MOF, HOF, synthetic bone-like materials) at three Universities and one Academy of Sciences.
Section: Inorganic Chemistry
A. Bilgin T.C. Kocaeli University Izmit 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.
Editorial Board Members
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. After that, he holds a position of Adjunct Professor at Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil. The achievements throughout his short academic career should be highlighted, in both teaching and research spheres. Dr. Alves has co-authored more than 130 papers and 15 patents showing the high level of his independent work, which involves the development of efficient, green procedures to prepare organochalcogen compounds with biological activities. The use of atom-efficient reactions (click-chemistry), transition-metal catalysis, organocatalysis and green solvents are among the protocols developed by Dr. Alves.
M.W. Ashraf Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Al Khobar Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of M.W. Ashraf
Dr.Muhammad Waqar Ashraf is Professor & Dean of College of Sciences & Human Studies at
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University. His research interests include Analytical Organo-
metallic Chemistry, Environmental Sustainability & Assessment. He is author of over 80
research publications and a book. Dr. Ashraf has successfully carried out funded research
projects related to these areas in relation to sustainable environment in the Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia. He has presented his research work at various renowned international conferences held
in Europe, Canada and USA. He acts as a reviewer for government funding agencies and reputed
scientific journals. Dr.Ashraf is an active member of American Chemical Society (ACS),
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), and
Environmental Technology & Management Association (ETMA).
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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.
G. Brahmachari Visva-Bharati University Santiniketan India Biography
Biography of G. Brahmachari
Dr. Brahmachari presently holds the position of full professor of chemistry at Visva-Bharati (a Central University), India. He received Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry) in 1997 from the same University and joined his alma mater as assistant professor in 1998. He has about 18 years of experience in both teaching and research at the University level. He has supervised several PhD students so far, and produced nearly 160 scientific publications including original research papers, review articles, books and invited book chapters in the fields of natural products and green chemistry. He has authored/edited 17 books and more than 30 book chapters so far published by internationally reputed major presses. He is the Series Editor of the Elsevier Book Series ‘Natural Product Drug Discovery’, and Editor-in-Chief of Signpost Open Access journal of Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry (ISBN: 2321-4163). Prof. Brahmachari is a Who’s Who in the World-2015 & 2016 Listee, and also a recipient of Academic Brilliance Award-2015 (Excellence in Research).
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.
T. Brinck KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm Sweden
S. Chaudhary Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT Jaipur) Jaipur India Biography
Biography of S. Chaudhary
Dr. Sandeep Chaudhary obtained his Ph.D degree from CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow and
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. After carrying out two Postdoc from The City University of
New York, USA and Institute of Microbial Chemistry, Tokyo, Japan; He is presently serving as an Assistant
Professor at MNIT Jaipur, Department of Chemistry. He is also an Editorial Board of Referees in Arkivoc
Journal. His research interests encompasses mainly around the development of New Synthetic Methodologies,
Organocatalysed C―H bond activation and Medicinal chemistry, drug discovery & process development. He
also holds membership of several scientific professional bodies such as American Chemical Society, USA;
Chemical Research Society of India, Indian Society of Chemist and Biologist. He has been recognized 2012
Top 10 Best Reviewer Award for the “Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters” Journal. He has published
~100 peer reviewed journal and conference papers. A detailed listing of publications can be obtained at
W.L. Dai Fudan University Shanghai China Biography
Biography of W.L. Dai
Dr. Wei-Lin Dai is a faculty member and professor of chemistry in Fudan University (P.R. China) where he teaches experimental physical chemistry and some courses for graduate students. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the research and development of new catalysts and processes in catalysis and green chemistry. During his career at Fudan Univ., Dr. Wei-Lin Dai holds a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Fudan Univ.. Notably, he has authored more than 250 peer-reviewed articles, 25 patents, and three chapters of academic books.
F. Doğan Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Çanakkale Turkey Biography
Biography of F. Doğan
Dr. Fatih Doğan obtained his Ph.D. degree (2007) in Chemistry from Ege University, Izmir, Turkey. Dr. Doğan is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry (Faculty of Education) at Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas of Material Characterization, Nanomaterials, Polymers, Polymeric Materials, Polymer Science, Polymer Synthesis, Thermal Analysis, DSC, TGA, Thermal Properties, Polymer Processing, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Polymer Technology, Differential Thermal Analysis, Thermogravimetry, etc. Dr. Doğan, as an author/co-author, has published more than 210 articles in various journals, having a significant number of total citations, i.e. over 5,555.
D.K. Dutta CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology Assam India Biography
Biography of D.K. Dutta
Dr. Dutta is a Chief Scientist (Retd.), Materials Science and Technology Division, CSIR-North-East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), Jorhat 785006, Assam, India. He has nearly 32 years of research experience in the area of chemical sciences relating to synthesis of metal complexes, homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, nanoparticles of metals etc, Dr. Dutta has published more than 90 research papers in sci journals, 45 patents, 6 book chapters, guided 15 Ph.D. students. He received several awards for his R&D achievements.
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.
P.M. Gurubasavaraj Rani Channamma University Belagavi India Biography
Biography of P.M. Gurubasavaraj
Dr P M Gurubasavaraj has obtained MSc., and MPhil from Gulbarga University, Gulbarga and
PhD with high honors from Gottingen University, Germany. He was a JSPS postdoctoral fellow at
Nara Institute of Technology, Japan and a Research Associate at University of Rochester, New
York. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Department of Chemistry, Rani
Channamma University, Belagavi (RCUB) India. In 2016, he visited Northern Illinois University,
DeKalb, USA as a Raman Visiting Fellow. Dr Gurubasavaraj has extensive experience in
Synthetic chemistry, NMR spectroscopy and polymer chemistry and has patents, publications in
peer reviewed journals and book chapters. He has been recognised with awards including Japan
Society for Promotion of Science, Japan, UGC-Raman Fellow, India, Young Scientist award by
VGST, Karnataka and Vice Chancellor Appreciation award from Rani Channamma University. He
has been listed in Marques Who’s Who in the world 2010.
J.J. Gutierrez University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg, TX 78539 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.
A. Hajra Visva-Bharati (A Central University) West Bengal India Biography
Biography of A. Hajra
Dr. Alakananda Hajra obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2003 from the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata (Jadavpur University), India. Dr. Hajra is working as an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Chemistry, at Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India. His research activity mainly involves the development of methodologies in heterocyclic chemistry and green chemistry. Dr. Hajra, as an author/co-author, has published more than 150 articles in various journals, having significant number of total citations, i.e. over 5,110.
W. Han Nanjing Normal University Nanjing China Biography
Biography of W. Han
Dr. Wei Han received his PhD in organic chemistry from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen of Germany in 2011. Currently, Dr. Han is a professor of organic chemistry at Nanjing Normal University. And in 2016, he is honored with the title of the Young and Middle-aged Academic Leaders of the Qinglan Project of Nanjing Normal University; in 2019, he was awarded” the “Thieme Chemistry Journal Award”. His research interests focus on the design of “green” synthetic methodology and new approaches for synthesizing important bioactive compounds and organic functional molecules through the innovation of concepts, invention of novel reagents, reactions, catalysts and creation of new catalytic systems. So far, Prof. Han has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers in academic journals and held 16 patents.
L.-N. He Nankai University Tianjin China Biography
Biography of L.-N. He
Dr. He obtained a doctorate in Chemistry from Nankai University. Currently Dr. He is a Professor of Chemistry at Nankai University, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Prof. He has authored over 190 scientific publications and held 21 patents. He edited 12 books and chapters (ACS book series, John Wiley & Sons, Springer, Elsevier，CRC Press Taylor @ Francis), delivered more than 60 invited lectures at international conferences. He is a Series Editor of “Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technology”, editor-in chief of “Current Organic Synthesis” and on the editorial board of a dozen of international scientific journals.
Dr Changwei Hu received his PhD and Master of Science from Sichuan University in 1996 and 1991 respectively. Currently, he is a Staff member of Sichuan University. His research areas include Catalytic functionalization of C–H bond based on the viewpoint of atom economy, Catalytic conversion of bio-based materials (bio-oil, sugars, raw algae, and lignocellulosic biomass, etc.) to fuel and useful chemicals, Catalytic activation of small molecules (CO, CO 2, CH 4 and low alkanes, etc.), Molecular modelling on catalytic systems, preparation of catalytic materials including nano-scale material. He has published more than 200 papers, 24 patents authorized, and is awarded 11 times by MOE and Sichuan Province.
H. Kargar Ardakan University Ardakan Iran Biography
Biography of H. Kargar
Dr. Hadi Kargar was born on 1977 at Meybod (Iran) and he got his PhD Chemistry degree in
2007 at the Isfahan University, Iran, under the supervision of Prof. V. Mirkhani and Prof. S.
Tangestaninejad in the field of Inorganic chemistry. Now, he is working as Associate Prof. of
Inorganic Chemistry at Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ardakan
University, Iran. He is interested in research area of Homogeneous and Heterogeneous catalyst,
Biomimetic oxidation, Synthesis of Schiff bases and their complexes, Metalloporphyrins and
Synthesis of organic compounds.
R. Karvembu National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli India Biography
Biography of R. Karvembu
Dr. R. Karvembu is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India. His areas of interest are Catalysis and Organometallics. He has obtained Ph.D. from Bharathiar University, India and subsequently carried out post doctoral research at Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea. He has authored more than 100 research articles and guided many graduate and master students.
G. Keglevich Budapest University of Technology and Economics Budapest Hungary Biography
Biography of G. Keglevich
György Keglevich graduated from the Technical University of Budapest in 1981 as a chemical engineer. He became a professor in 1996. He has been the Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Budapest University of Technology and Economics since 1999. He deals with organophosphorus, P-heterocyclic and environmentally friendly chemistry including MW-assisted and catalytic reactions, the development and simplification of catalysts. He is the author or co-author of ca.480 papers and book chapters. He is the member of the Editorial Board of Heteroatom Chem. and Phosphorus,Sulfur, Silicon. He holds different editor responsibilities with Curr. Org. Chem., Curr. Org. Synth., Curr. Green Chem., Lett. Org. Chem. and Lett. Drug Design Disc.
I. Khan The University of Manchester Manchester UK Biography
Biography of I. Khan
Dr Imtiaz Khan is an ambitious, skilled and productive bio (organic) and medicinal Chemist with an avid interest in methodology development for the synthesis of bioactive pharmacophores who combines effective lab-based research with careful literature coverage to achieve project goals. Currently, he is a Research Fellow at The University of Manchester (UK). His research interests include Organic Synthesis, Organometallic Chemistry, New Reaction Methodology, Enantioselective C‒H Functionalizations, Organocatalysis, Frustrated Lewis Pairs Chemistry, and Synthesis of Biologically Attractive Heterocycles. He has published more than 30 papers in distinguished journals.
Hu Li is Professor of Center for R&D 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 Editorial Board Member of Current Organocatalysis, and Guest Editors of Current Organic Chemistry and International Journal of Chemical Engineering.
P. Li Southern University of Science and Technology of China Guangdong China Biography
Biography of P. Li
Pengfei Li received his PhD in organic chemistry under the supervision of Prof. Xinmiao Liang at Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science in 2009. Then he moved to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2009-2011) and Hong Kong Baptist University (2011) as postdoctoral fellow in Albert Chan's research group. In 2012, he joined the department of chemistry, Southern University of Science and Technology (China) as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. In 2019, he was appointed tenured associate professor. His research interests cover the chemistry of asymmetric organocatalytic transformation and developing multiprobes for proteomics.
D. Maiti Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay Mumbai India Biography
Biography of D. Maiti
Dr. Debabrata Maiti has obtained M.Sc. in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and he further got Ph.D. in Chemistry from johns Hopkins, USA. He is presently serving as an Associate Professor at IIT Bombay, Department of Chemistry. He is also an Associate Editor of The Journal of Organic Chemistry and Editorial Advisory Board of Organometallics. He has been recognized with awards and honors such as OPPI - Young Scientist Award, Alkyl Amines - Young Scientist Award, INSA - Young Scientist Award and NASI- Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award.
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.
S. Manickam University of Nottingham Malaysia Semenyih Malaysia Biography
Biography of S. Manickam
Professor Sivakumar Manickam (Siva) is a Chemical Engineer specializing Process Engineering of Nanomaterials especially Nanopharmaceuticals. Presently he is working with University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus and his research group concentrates on the process development of cavitation based reactors towards technologically important nanomaterials. The group also looking into the development of pharmaceutical nanoemulsions as well as utilizing novel carbon nanomaterials to design biosensor for the earlier detection of cancer and diabetes. He is also the Associate Dean for Research and Knowledge Exchange, Faculty of Engineering and is the Director of the Centre for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials. He was also the recipient of JSPS fellowship, Japan. He has published ~200 peer reviewed journal and conference papers. He is the Fellow of Higher Education Academy (UK), Fellow of RSC and member of Institute of Nanotechnology (IoN).
J.M.C. Martin Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry, CSIC Madrid Spain Biography
Biography of J.M.C. Martin
Dr. Campos-Martín is Scientific Researcher of CSIC and founding shareholder of Soluciones Cataliticas IBERCAT S. L. He is specialized in the development of novel homogeneous and heterogeneous catalytic processes, with a strong emphasis on the efficient usage of raw materials and energy as well as on the minimal generation of unwanted by-products. In agreement with this objective, my research is focused in immediate technological application. In these studies, a great variety of techniques and experimental methodologies are usually applied, in which it can be pointed out: spectroscopic techniques (UV-Vis, NIR, FTIR, XPS, XANES), thermal analysis (TG, TPR, TPD, TPO), analytical techniques (GC, GC/MS, mass spectrometry), electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction etc.
A detailed listing of publications can be obtained at http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7913-9851
L. M. Martins The University of Lisbon Lisbon Portugal Biography
Biography of L. M. Martins
Professor Martins got her Chemical Engineering degree (1990), Ph.D. (1996) and Habilitation (2015) from Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon. She is Researcher (Core Member) at Centro de Química Estrutural (Coordination Chemistry and Catalysis Group) of Instituto Superior Técnico, since 1992 and member of the Research Core Team and of the Executive Committee of the PhD programme - Catalysis and Sustainability. She was appointed (1996) as Adjunct Professor at the Chemical Engineering Department of Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL), Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon. She is also the Vice-President of the said Department. Prof. Martins has authored more than 100 manuscripts, 13 patents, and 2 book chapters, and supervised several PhD (12) and Master (14) students. She is also President of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society.
M.A.P. Martins Federal University of Santa Maria Santa Maria Brazil
R.C. Maurya Rani Durgavati University Jabalpur India
H. Ni Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA USA Biography
Biography of H. Ni
I received my PhD degree in organic chemistry from National University of Singapore in 2018, and I was then a postdoc research assistant in the same university. I joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering in Georgia Institute of Technology in 2019. My PhD research mainly focused on asymmetric organocatalysis, more specifically, to develop novel reactions catalyzed by chiral phosphine catalysts. I have published 8 papers on high-ranking journals, and authored a comprehensive review on the whole field of asymmetric phosphine catalysis, which was then published in Chemical Reviews.
L. Orian University of Padova Padova Italy Biography
Biography of L. Orian
L.O. Got her PhD in Chemical Sciences at the University of Padova, where she is currently Associate Professor. Her research activity is in the theoretical-computational field and deals mainly with the investigation of the structural, electronic and reactivity properties of inorganic and bio-inspired catalysts and functional molecules, aiming at rational design and assessment of structure-reactivity predictions. In her group, accurate mechanistic studies are carried out using state-of-the-art quantum chemistry methods, suitable for systems with few tens of atoms as well as hybrid approaches based on the development of ad hoc force fields, to model systems with hundreds/thousands of atoms.
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.
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.
R. Rios University of Southampton Southampton UK Biography
Biography of R. Rios
Dr. Ramon Rios Torres obtained his Ph.D. degree (2000) in Organic Chemistry from University of Barcelona, Spain. Currently, Dr. Rios is Associate Professor in Organic Chemistry at University of Southampton, UK. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas of Organic Synthesis, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Heterocyclic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Catalysis, Asymmetric Synthesis, Small Molecule Synthesis, Organocatalysis, Organometallic Chemistry, Fluorine Chemistry, Organo Fluorine Chemistry, etc. Dr. Rios, as an author/co-author, has published more than 130 articles in various journals, having a significant number of total citations, i.e. over 5,875.
A. Rostam University of Kurdistan Sanandaj Iran Biography
Biography of A. Rostam
Dr. Amin Rostami is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at the department of Chemistry in the University of Kurdistar. In 1999, he obtained B. Sc. Chemistry from Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran. He further obtained M. Sc and PhD in Organic Chemistry from Razi University and Bu Ali Sina University respectively. He has been recognized with awards and honors such as Iranian Young Researcher Prize, the best PhD Researcher award and distinguished researcher awards from different institutions. He is also a reviewer of different international journals and he has also contributed his valued publications in different journals.
L. Rout Berhampur University Bhanjavihar India Biography
Biography of L. Rout
Dr. Rout, L.D. obtained Ph.D. in 2008 from the IIT Guwahati, Assam, India. He had carried out post doctoral research in USA, Germany and France before joining Berhampur University Odisha in the year 2014. Dr. Rout has more than 13 years of research experience in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, He has been awarded with Alexander-von –Humboldt fellowship and FPGG Fellowship. He has more than 1900 Citation, He has been actively involved in the development of C-H, C-C, C-N, C-S, C-O bond Activation, Organocatalysis, New drug (Anti-malaria and anti-cancer)Discovery, Asymmetric Catalysis for organic synthesis.
S. Saha Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) Mumbai India Biography
Biography of S. Saha
Satyajit Saha obtained his Ph.D. in organic chemistry in the year 2011 from IIT
Kanpur, India. Thereafter as a FWO Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow he moved to Belgium and
conducted his postdoctoral research at the University of Antwerpen, Belgium. Subsequently, after
completing his second postdoctoral stint at the Universität Leipzig, Germany, he joined Institute
of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India in 2015 as an Assistant Professor at the Department of
Dyestuff Technology under UGC-Faculty Recharge Programme. His research interests are focused
on organic synthesis, catalysis, functional materials, stereoselective transformations, and green
G.B. Shul’pin Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow, 119991 Russia Biography
Biography of G.B. Shul’pin
G. B. Shul’pin works at N. N. Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow). He is currently a Leading Scientific Researcher. Shul’pin is a Foreign Corresponding Member of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (Portugal). His research activities concern metal complex catalysis, oxidation of hydrocarbons, activation of C–H bond in saturated and aromatic hydrocarbons, organometallic chemistry. Other interests include photocatalysis, biomimetic oxidations and ecological chemistry. He is a member of Editorial Boards of journals “Journal of Organometallic Chemistry”, “Catalysis Communications”, “Catalysts” “Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science”, “Current Organocatalysis”, “American Chemical Science Journal”, “Journal of Engineering”, “The Scientific World Journal (Organic Chemistry)”, “International Journal of Advanced Chemistry Engineering Research”, “Modern Chemistry”, Shul’pin has published more than 250 papers in refereed international and Russian chemical journals, his Hirsch index is 48. He is the author of monographs published in Russian and English: particularly A. E. Shilov, G. B. Shul’pin, “Activation and Catalytic Reactions of Saturated Hydrocarbons in the Presence of Metal Complexes”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London/Moscow, 2002.
V. Singh University of Allahabad Allahabad India
V. Srinivas Interdisciplinary Research Center for Catalytic Chemistry AIST-Tsukuba Japan Biography
Biography of V. Srinivas
Dr. Venu Srinivas received his Ph.D. degree in 2010 from University of Hyderabad, India. He did his postdoctoral research at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, India (2011-2012), and then at Gifu University, Japan (2012-2013). Later on, in 2013, he joined as AIST Research Fellow at National Institute of Advanced Industrial Institute of Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan, where he is continuing his research career. His main research interests focus on bio-inspired catalysis, development of metal complexes and their application in the heterogeneous catalysis (using zeolites, MOF) via continuous-flow chemistry on a nano-confined region.
H. Tavakol Isfahan University of Technology Isfahan Iran Biography
Biography of H. Tavakol
I was born in 16 September 1976, Meymeh, Esfahan state, Iran. I earned my BSc in applied chemistry from the University of Isfahan in 1998, my MSc in organic chemistry from Tarbiat Modarres University in 2000 and my PhD in organic chemistry from Tarbiat Modarres University in 2004. Then, I joined to the University of Zabol as assistant professor in 2004 and as associate professor in 2009. At 2011, joined to Isfahan University of Technology and at 2013 (up to now), I have continued my career in this University as professor.
A.M. Trzeciak University of Wrocław Wrocław Poland
R. Viswanathan Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH USA Biography
Biography of R. Viswanathan
Dr. Rajesh Viswanathan obtained his Ph.D. degree (2005) in Organic Chemistry of Natural Products and Enzymes from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA. Dr. Viswanathan is currently working as Frank Hovorka Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland, OH, USA. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas of Synthesis, Protein Expression, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Natural Product Chemistry, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Heterocyclic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry, Enzymology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Synthesis, etc. Dr. Viswanathan, as an author/co-author, has published more than 30 articles in various journals, having over 505 total citations.
G. C. Vougioukalakis University of Athens Athens Greece Biography
Biography of G. C. Vougioukalakis
Georgios C. Vougioukalakis was born on Crete, Greece, in 1976 and received his B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Crete in 1999. In 2004, he completed his Ph.D. at the same university. During his graduate studies he spent short periods of time at the University of Sussex and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche in Bologna. In 2005 he moved as a Marie Curie Fellow to the California Institute of Technology where he worked for two years. Following another year of postdoctoral studies at the University of Athens, he joined the National Centre of Scientific Research "Demokritos". In 2012, he visited the University of California - Irvine, as a Visiting Scholar. In 2014, he moved to the Department of Chemistry of the University of Athens to take up a Lecturer position in Organic Chemistry. He was promoted to Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry in 2016.
L. Wang National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) Tsukuba-city Japan Biography
Biography of L. Wang
Dr. Linsheng Wang is the pioneer for exploring the Mo/HZSM-5 catalysts for production of benzene and hydrogen directly from methane and the Re / HZSM-5 catalysts for production of benzene and hydrogen from methane with carbon dioxide. He found and developed a new type of Pd-Ag-Ru / α-Al2O3 ternary alloy composite membrane for ultra-pure hydrogen production with durability at higher temperatures. He has successfully fabricated Pt, Ir and Ni-based sub-nano-sized monometallic and bimetallic clusters in the pores as novel efficient catalysts for synthesis of phenol by selective oxidation with molecular oxygen.
G.W. Wang University of Science and Technology of China Hefei China
W.J. Xiao Central China Normal University Wuhan China
R.N. Yadav University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg, TX 78539 USA
C-H. Yang National University of Kaohsiung Kaohsiung Taiwan Biography
Biography of C-H. Yang
Dr. Chien-Hsin Yang is presently serving as a Professor at the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering in National University of Kaohsiung. He obtained BS in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University of Technology and Science. He further obtained MS and PhD in the same field from National Cheng-Kung University in 1987 and 1994 receptively. He is interested in conducting polymers, polymer electrolytes, organic/inorganic nano-material hybrids in the application of optoelectronic devices, For example: solar cell, PLED, electrochromic devices, etc. He has contributed his valuable publications in different journals, having citations around 1,392.
J-S. Yu East China Normal University Shanghai China Biography
Biography of J-S. Yu
Prof. Dr. Jin-Sheng Yu received his PhD degree from East China
Normal University (ECNU) in 2016 under the guidance of Prof. Jian
Zhou. After two years as a JSPS postdoctoral fellow with Prof.
Masakatsu Shibasaki at Institute of Microbial Chemistry, he joined
ECNU as Zijiang Young Scholars. His research interests are focused on
the catalytic asymmetric synthesis of value-added chiral fluorine-containing compounds, and their application in medicinal research.
G. Yu Central South University Changsha China Biography
Biography of G. Yu
Guipeng Yu studied polymer chemistry at Xiangtan University during 2000-2004 and received his
PhD from the State Key of Fine Chemicals at Dalian University of Technology in 2009, and then
joined the Central South University in 2010. In 2016, he became a member of the catalysis and
polymer group of Prof. Dr Markus Antonietti at the Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and
Interfaces. In 2017, he returned to the Central South University and there he leads a research
group in the Department of organic chemistry. His research is focused on porous materials and
their potential in (photo)catalysis and energy applications.
T. Zhang China Agricultural University Beijing China Biography
Biography of T. Zhang
Tao Zhang PhD. is currently an Associated Professor in the area of Environmental Technology at College of Resources and Environmental Sciences of China Agricultural University in China. He completed his PhD studies in Environmental Engineering awarded by Nanjing University, China. Over the years, he has led the team to focus on theoretical research and technological innovation in the field of agricultural waste utilization and nutrient cycling, and formed research directions represented by efficient nutrient nitrogen and phosphorus recovery, thermal conversion of waste biomass, and aerobic biological conversion of waste. His research results have been published as journals, chapters and patents.
Z.-H. Zhang Hebei Normal University Shijiazhuang China Biography
Biography of Z.-H. Zhang
Dr. Zhang received his PhD degree in organic chemistry at Nankai University, China.Presently,he is a professor at Hebei Normal Universityand head of a research group for green chemistry. His current research interests are dedicated towards the development of new green solvents, new reagents and catalysts in organic synthesis.He has publishedaround 100 scientific papers with h-index of 44 and total citations about 4400 times.
G.V. Zyryanov Ural Federal Univeristy Yekaterinburg Russia Biography
Biography of G.V. Zyryanov
Dr. Prof. Grigory V. Zyryanov (born 1973) graduated from the Ural Polytechnical Institute in 1995. In 2000, he earned PhD in Organic Chemistry. In 2001–2003, he was doing his post-doctoral studies on calixarenes and supramolecular chemistry of gases with Prof. Dmitry M. Rudkevich (UT Arlington, TX). In 2004, he joined the research group of Prof. Pavel Anzenbacher Jr. (BGSU, OH) where he was working on themolecular recognition and photochemistry.In 2010, he joined the faculty of the Department of Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry (Ural Federal University, Russia). In 2012, he earned a Doctor of Science Degree in Chemistry.
F. Şen Dumlupinar University Kutahya Turkey Biography
Biography of F. Şen
He is an Associate Professor of Inorganic and Nano Chemistry at the Dumlupinar University, Turkey. His PhD was conducted at Middle East Technical University (METU). In 2011, he spent almost two years at Massachusetts Institute and Technology (MIT) – USA as a Post-doc in the research group of Prof. M. S. Strano involving with different nanomaterials and their applications such as biosensors, biofuel cells, thermopower energy generation, carbon nanotubes, graphene etc. He has published over 80 international publications in scientific journals published within the scope of SCI, almost 2000 citations to these publications. He has got many popular research incentive awards.
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M. Al-Hashimi Texas A&M University at Qatar Doha Qatar Biography
Biography of M. Al-Hashimi
Dr. Al-Hashimi received his MSci Honours degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry in 2003 and PhD in 2007 from Queen Mary University of London, UK. In 2007-2008, Dr. Al-Hashimi subsequently worked as a Senior Development Chemist at Evotec OAI, Oxfordshire, UK. In 2008 he joined Imperial College London, UK as a PDRA in the chemistry department. In 2012 he joined Qatar University as an Assistant professor and currently he is a Research Associate Professor at Texas A&M University at Qatar. Al-Hashimi has received several research awards; Donald C. Bradley prize, UK (2003); ASPICC prize, UK (2004); Lefevre prize, UK (2005); Research Fellow Excellence Award at TAMUQ (2015); Research award in the energy and environment Pillar (2016), and ACMME (2016). His research focus on the design and synthesis of organic semiconductor materials for a range of optoelectronic applications. His other interests center on the development of well-defined novel polymeric materials for catalysis.
C.F. Chee University of Malaya Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Biography
Biography of C.F. Chee
Dr. Chin Fei Chee obtained his Ph.D. in organic synthesis from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Chee is currently a Senior Lecturer at the same university. He was a senior scientist at Aurigene Discovery Technology, Malaysia, prior to joining this university. He has been actively involved in various research activities especially in the area of organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry. Dr. Chee has published over 40 scientific papers and book chapters, and he is a recipient of many research grants and awards.
Wen Chen is an Associate Professor of chemistry at Yunnan University. He obtained Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Yunnan University in 2014. He has authored more than 20 scientific papers and held 2 patents. He is interested in the total synthesis of bioactive natural products and goal-oriented synthetic methodology. He is also involved to design and synthesize bioactive natural-product-like compounds.
A.I. EL-Seesy Benha University Benha Egypt
S.A. Fernandes Federal University of Viçosa Viçosa Brazil Biography
Biography of S.A. Fernandes
He is an Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV), Brazil. His PhD was conducted at State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil, where he worked for Profa. Anita J. Marsaioli. Dr. Fernandes has author or co-authored more than 50 papers. His main research interests are in homogeneous and heterogeneous catalyzed reactions, new catalysts, and development of new synthetic methodologies.
G. Hassani Yasuj University of Medical Sciences Yasuj Iran Biography
Biography of G. Hassani
Dr. Ghasem Hassani received his doctoral degree in Environmental Engineering from the Ahvaz
Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Iran (2016). Currently he is working as an Assistant Professor
at Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences (Iran). His
current research mainly focuses on Water and Wastewater pollution and Treatment, and air pollution
and control. He has published more than 30 scientific papers.
S. Jana Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Bhubaneswar India Biography
Biography of S. Jana
Samaresh Jana earned Ph.D. in Chemistry from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Sciences (Jadavpur University, Kolkata), India in 2007. He did postdoctoral work with Prof. Iain Coldham (University of Sheffield, UK) and Prof. Nan Zheng (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA) in the field of Synthetic Organic Chemistry. He served as a Scientist in medicinal chemistry division of GVK Biosciences Pvt. Ltd., India during 2010-2012. Presently, he is associated with the Department of Chemistry, SAS, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) as an Associate Professor. He is interested in the synthesis of bioactive natural products and related compounds. He is also involved to develop novel synthetic methodology useful in organic chemistry.
M. Meazza University of Southampton Southampton UK Biography
Biography of M. Meazza
Marta Meazza was born in 1987 in Saronno (Italy). She graduated from the University of Milan in 2012 with a Master Degree in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology, under the supervision of Prof. Egle Beccalli. She obtained her PhD degree under the supervision of Dr Ramon Rios at the University of Southampton (UK) in 2016. After a postdoctoral position in the group of Prof Karl Anker Jørgensen at Aarhus University (DK), in 2017 she moved to the University of Southampton as a Research Fellow. Her research interests include synergistic, organocatalysis, organometallic chemistry, organocatalytic photoactivation of organic compounds, heterogeneous catalysis.
S. Meninno University of Salerno Salerno Italy Biography
Biography of S. Meninno
Sara Meninno is a PostDoctoral fellow at University of Salerno (Italy). She obtained her Ph.D. in Chemistry in 2015 from University of Salerno under the supervision of Prof. A. Lattanzi. She was awarded by Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei a Royal Society of Chemistry fellowship for Italian researchers to spend a research period in United Kingdom. She joined the group of Dr. Ramon Rios at Southampton University (UK). Dr. Meninno has co-authored more than 20 papers. His main research interests are in organocatalysis, in developlment of new asymmetric tandem and one-pot methodologies for the construction of chiral compounds.
Dr. Merey is an Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering Department of Hitit University, TURKEY. She received her MSc degree in 2004 and PhD degree in 2010 from Chemistry Division of Istanbul Technical University, TURKEY. Dr. Merey worked as a research scholar at the Chemistry Department of Emory University, USA for one year in 2006 and performed postdoctoral research studies at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in University of Maryland, USA between 2011 and 2012. Dr. Merey has conducted several research studies at national and international level resulting several publications in prestigious journals and conferences on catalytic organic synthesis, carbene chemistry and chromatography techniques.
V. Rawat Amity University Haryana Haryana India Biography
Biography of V. Rawat
Varun Rawat received his M.Sc. Chemistry degree from University of Delhi and Ph.D. from CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (with Dr. A. Sudalai). He then joined the group of Prof. Arkadi Vigalok as PBC postdoctoral fellow, where he worked on calixarene based complexes. He is presently a Assistant Professor of Chemistry in Amity School of Applied Sciences, Amity University Haryana, India. His research interest includes synthesis and application of calixarene based chemosensors and catalysts.
Dr. Huan Li received his Ph.D. in 2007 from the School of Environment, Tsinghua University. He is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, China. He is also a Visiting scholar at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He has published more than 30 journal papers in well-reputed journals and has discovered 8 patents.
W. Xing University of Science and Technology of China Hefei China Biography
Biography of W. Xing
Dr WeiYi Xing obtained Doctor of Engineering in Polymer Chemistry/Fire Science from the State Key Lab of Fire Science, USTC. He did his Bachelor of Science from the Department of Applied Chemistry, He Fei University of Technology, China. His research area includes Polymer/inorganic materials nanocomposites, Flame-Retardant Polymer and Polymer Nanocomposites, and Flame Retardant Coatings. He has published more than 104 SCI-included papers and more than 8 invention patents.