Dr. Tao obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Advanced Physical Chemistry from Chiba University, Japan, and a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Geological Science from Chinese Academy of Geological Science, China. He is a Professor in Haixi Institutes, Chinese Academy of Sciences and a Guest Professor in Sichuan University, China. Since he worked as an Associate Professor in Faculty of Engineering, Shinshu University, Japan, and as a JSPS Researcher in Chiba University, Japan, Dr. Tao has been studying on mesoporous zeolites, nanosolutions and advanced nanocarbons such as graphene, carbon nanotubes and hierarchically structured nanoporous carbon. He has published more than 150 scientific publications. Dr. Tao is currently the Editor-in-Chief of this journal (Recent Innovations in Chemical Engineering, RICE), published by Bentham Science Publishers.
M.A. Deshusses University of California Riverside, CA 92521 USA Biography
Biography of M.A. Deshusses
Dr. Deshusses holds degrees in chemical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Lausanne and Zurich). Dr. Deshusses was a professor and department chair at the University of California, Riverside prior to joining the faculty at Duke University in 2008. Dr. Deshusses' research is in the design, analysis and optimization of processes for waste treatment. Applications include biological treatment of air toxics, biogas production, waste to energy, and novel sanitation technologies for less developed countries.
Aiman Eid Al-Rawajfeh Tafila Technical University (TTU) Department of Chemical Engineering Tafila Jordan Biography
Biography of Aiman Eid Al-Rawajfeh
Al-Rawajfeh is an associate professor of chemical engineering at Tafila Technical University (TTU) (Since 2004), Jordan. He is a certified Consultant of seawater desalination and environment. He received his PhD in Thermal Process Technology from Martin-Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. He has co-authored 60 refereed journal publications and similar number of conferences, besides contributing chapters to a number of books. He serves as an Associate Editor of Recent Innovations in Chemical Engineering and a member of the editorial board of Membrane Water Treatment and Arab Water World. His efforts in research have been recognized with the 2009 Scopus Award.
D. C. Rakopoulos National Technical University of Athens Athens Greece Biography
Biography of D. C. Rakopoulos
Dr. Dimitrios Rakopoulos, born in 1980, obtained his Diploma (2002) and Ph.D. degree (2007) in Mechanical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). Currently he is a Research Associate at the Internal Combustion Engines Laboratory of NTUA and the Chemical Processes & Energy Resources Institute (CPERI) of Center for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH) and an Engineer Officer at the Greek Ministry of Environment & Energy. His research interests include: Diesel engines, power plants, CHP, District Heating, biomass, biofuels and renewable fuels. His scientific record comprises: Top 1% Highly Cited Researcher & World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds for 2015 and 2016 according to Thomson Reuters; 60 refereed-papers in International Indexed Scientific Journals and 10 in International Conferences with full paper peer-review; 2482 citations according to Scopus (excluding all co-authors), with H-index=29; Associate Editor or Editorial Board Member in 4 International Indexed Scientific Journals and Guest co-Editor in 4 Special Issues.
A. Amrane Universite de Rennes Rennes France Biography
Biography of A. Amrane
Abdeltif Amrane is a full p at the University of Rennes 1. His Google Scholar h-index is 31; and citations: 3627 and his Web of Science h-index is 25; and citations: 2269. He did his PhD in Chemistry from the University of Rennes 1. He further obtained the Chemical Engineering Degree (USTHB from Algeria). He has been involved in research projects as a manager or a participant in several projects, as well in international collaborations (Algeria, Belgium, Lebanon, Mexico, Romania, Spain, and Tunisia). His research interests include environmental engineering; combined processes and biological processes. He has published more than 260 international papers including 17 papers in press. He has also published 12 chapter books and has about 110 international and 20 national oral communications.
C. Kennes University of La Coruña La Coruña Spain
Section: Applied Chemistry and Energy Science
Inamuddin King Abdulaziz University Jeddah Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of Inamuddin
Dr. Inamuddin is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry and Electrochemistry. He has published 142 research articles in reputed international journals and eighteen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. Also, he has published forty-seven edited books with Springer, Elsevier, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., etc. He is a member of various journal editorial boards. He is also serving as an Associate Editor for journals like Environmental Chemistry Letter, Applied Water Science and Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Springer-Nature; Frontiers Section Editor, and Current Analytical Chemistry. He is also an Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports-Nature. He is also guest editing various special thematic special issues to the journals of Elsevier, Bentham Science Publishers and John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Section: Chemical Reaction Engineering
S. Chakma Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal Madhya Pradesh India Biography
Biography of S. Chakma
Dr. Sankar Chakma is presently working as an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal, M.P., India. He received BE and M.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from Jadavpur University and Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India, respectively. He received a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. His research interests include mechanistic investigation of sono-hybrid physical, chemical and biological processes for sustainable energy and environmental applications including the production of renewable and alternative fuels. Dr. Chakma’s work has done crucially important contributions to understanding and knowledge of ultrasound-assisted processes by bringing together the physics and chemistry of ultrasound and cavitation.
Section: Water Treatment
N. Chaukura Sol Plaatje University Kimberley South Africa Biography
Biography of N. Chaukura
Dr. Nhamo Chaukura has a PhD in Materials Chemistry from the University of Manchester in England and is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical and Earth Sciences at Sol Plaatje University. In addition, He is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability at the University of South Africa. Dr. Chaukura's research involves analytical chemistry techniques, the design, fabrication, characterisation, and evaluation of various materials for water and wastewater treatment.
Section: Environmental Science
M.H. Dehghani Tehran University of Medical Science Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of M.H. Dehghani
Professor Dr. Mohammad Hadi Dehghani (PhD) is a Full Professor at the Tehran University of
Medical Sciences (TUMS), School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health
Engineering, Tehran, IRAN. His scientific research interests include the Environmental Science.
He is the author of various research studies published at national and international journals,
conference proceedings and Head of several research project at the TUMS. He has authored 8
books and more than 175 full papers published in peer- reviewed journals. He is an editorial
board member and reviewer in many internal and international journals and is member of several
international science committees around the world. He has supervisor and advisor PhD and MSc
theses at the TUMS. He is currently also member of the Iranian Association of Environmental
Health (IAEH) and member of the Institute for Environmental Research (IER) at the TUMS.
S.K.S. Patel Konkuk University Seoul South Korea Biography
Biography of S.K.S. Patel
Dr. Sanjay K. S. Patel received his B.Sc. degree (Chemistry) from Banaras Hindu University, M.Sc. (Biotechnology) from Himachal Pradesh University, and a Ph.D. (Biotechnology) from the University of Pune, Pune, India. He studied microbial biodiversity exploration for biotechnological applications. Dr. Patel is presently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, the Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. His primary research interest includes bioactive molecules, antimicrobials, biofuels, biopolymers, bioremediation, biocatalysts, protein engineering, and nanotechnology.
Section: Food & Microbiology
S.K. Soni Panjab University Chandigarh India Biography
Biography of S.K. Soni
Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Soni, Ph.D in Microbiology is Professor in the Department of Microbiology
at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India with expertise in Food and Fermentation Technology.
He has a blend of Academia and Industry with 30 years experience in various aspects of
Microbial Biotechnology in food and industrial fermentations. He is the former Chairman of
the Department of Microbiology and former Director of Centre for Industry Institute
Partnership Programme at Panjab University, Chandigarh. Besides obtaining professional training from different academic institutes of India including Punjab Agricultural University,
Ludhiana , Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and Panjab University, Chandigarh, Dr. Soni
also worked in one of the leading Food & Fermentation Industry of India where he acted as a
successful leader of various R & D projects related to quality control in malted milk products,
improvements in ethanol production technologies using cane molasses, cereals including
malt, wheat, rice, sorghum and millet. He has developed a biorefinery for the bioconversion
of biodegradable municipal solid waste into ethanol. Dr. Soni has also contributed
significantly towards the understanding of microbiological & biochemical aspects of various
indigenous Indian fermented foods and developed several herbal wines with therapeutic and
protective efficacies against food borne bacterial infections and life style diseases. He has
published more than 100 research papers in journals of repute besides authoring a book
“Microbes: a source of energy for 21 st century”.
Editorial Board Members
C.B. Boyadjiev Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Sofia Bulgaria
S. Cardea University of Salerno Fisciano Italy Biography
Biography of S. Cardea
Stefano Cardea is a Researcher in Chemical Engineering and is a member of the SCF Research Group operating at the University of Salerno (http://www.supercriticalfluidgroup.unisa.it/). He obtained his PhD degree in Chemical Engineering in 2006 by a thesis entitled: Production of micro and nanoporous polymers by supercritical fluids”. His expertise is in supercritical fluids assisted process and porous materials.
Dr. Chunyu Chang is currently an associate professor of polymer science in Wuhan University. In 2011, he received his Ph.D from Wuhan University for work done in Prof. Lina Zhang’s laboratory on the design and synthesis of cellulose hydrogels. He was awarded a JSPS postdoctoral fellowship in Kyoto University under supervision of Prof. Yoshiyuki Nishio from 2011 to 2013. His research interests were natural polymer based materials and their application in tissue engineering and adsorption/separation. He has 38 total publications, including 2 reviewed papers and 6 patents.
N.T.S. Chung National University Singapore Singapore Singapore Biography
Biography of N.T.S. Chung
Dr. Tai-Shung (Neal) Chung is the Provost’s Chair Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore. He is an author of 1 book, 24 book chapters, 623 Journal papers, 70 patents (including 39 US patents), and 350 conference papers. He has received several awards including Singapore President's Technology Award (2015), Outstanding Researcher Award, NUS (2015) and IChemE (Institute of Chemical Engineers, UK) 2014 Underwood Medal for Exceptional Research in Separations (2015).
A. Dahmani University of Sci. and Tech. Houari Boumediene Bab Ezzouar Algeria
L. Dumée Deakin Univeristy Melbourne Australia Biography
Biography of L. Dumée
Dr Dumée’s research is focused on the development of novel nano-materials for water desalination, industrial waste purification and gas separation.
He is leading the Separation Materials team at IFM/Deakin and as a material engineer he enjoys working on multi-disciplinary projects. He has worked for over 10 years in separation science across a variety of purification systems (membrane distillation, nano-filtration, electro-dialysis, reverse osmosis) and towards the development of catalytic membrane reactors for simultaneous separation and remediation of contaminants. Since 2016, he has been involved with the growing TERI-Deakin nanobiotechnology center in Delhi, leading a stream and supervising projects. He is currently holding an ARC DECRA fellowship.
L. D’Accolti University of Bari Bari Italy Biography
Biography of L. D’Accolti
Dr. Lucia D’Accolti graduated in Chemistry from the University of Bari, Italy and completed its formation with Fellowship Ausimont (Milan, Italy), he is a visiting scholar in chemistry Department at the Brown University, and a visiting research in the Chemistry Department at UCLA University. He is a a tenured Research Scientist in the Chemistry Department at the University of Bari and Professor in Organic Chemistry in Chemistry Sciences In the same university.
Dr. Andrea Frazzica graduated in Materials Engineering at the University of Messina, Italy, in 2008 and
completed his PhD in Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Messina in 2012. Currently he
is working as researcher at CNR-ITAE, Institute for Advanced Energy Technologies, Messina. His scientific
activity is mainly focused on the development and characterization of adsorbent materials and components
for thermally driven heat pumps and on advanced materials, components and systems for thermal energy
storage. He published more than 60 printed papers on international Journals and conference proceedings.
Y. Gan Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin China Biography
Biography of Y. Gan
Professor Yang Gan obtained BE from Sichuan University (1995), both ME (1998) and PhD (2001) from Institute of Metal Research of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Before joining Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in 2006, he took postdoctoral and visiting scholar positions in the University of Science and Technology Beijing, Newcastle University and Melbourne University. His research interest is in surface physical chemistry. He contributed more than 50 publications and 5 patents. He won the first Frans Habraken Best Paper Award (2013), and HIT Teaching Excellence Award (2014). He was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) in 2015.
B. Giorgio Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico - RSE SpA Milan Italy Biography
Biography of B. Giorgio
Dr. Besagni Giorgio is currently working as a Researcher (Power system department) at the Ricerca Sistema Energetico - Rse SpA. He obtained his Master Degree in Energy Engineering in 2012 and PhD in Energy and Nuclear Science and Technology (Cum Laude) in 2016. He has around 22 international journals and 1 book chapter publications to his credit.
M.A.K.M. Hanafiah Universiti Teknologi MARA Pahang Pahang Malaysia
Dr. Seyyed Hossein Hosseini holds degrees in Chemical Engineering from the Amir Kabir University of Technology and Sistan and Baluchestan University, Iran. He is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Ilam University, Iran. His research specialization involves numerical simulation of gas-solid flows (spouted beds, circulating fluidized beds, bubbling fluidized beds and jet fluidized beds), gas-liquid flows (bubble columns and distillation columns, including sieve trays), and complicated problems modeling. He serves as a Technical Reviewer for various local and high impact international journals.
A. Indarto Institut Teknologi Bandung Bandung Indonesia Biography
Biography of A. Indarto
Dr. Antonius Indarto was born in Malang, May 17, 1980. He received BS degree in Chemical Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung in 2002 and continued his master study at Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) in a dual degree program with Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in the field of plasma technology. Later, he obtained a doctorate degree from the Universita degli study di Torino, Italy in the field of Computational Chemistry (2010). Since then, he has been a lecturer at Chemical Engineering Department ITB and served as the Head of Process Simulation Laboratory. In the field of Plasma Technology, Chemical Process, and Computational Chemistry, he has published more than >50 publications (h-index >17). Beyond these two areas, He also pursue the field of gas processing and turpentine processing technology. Several international awards have been obtained, including Young Scientist Award from IUPAC, IEEE Plasma Science, and IACS.
M. Jawaid University Putra Malaysia Selangor Malaysia Biography
Biography of M. Jawaid
Mohammad Jawaid, PhD, is currently working as Senior Research Fellow (Associate Professor), at Biocomposite Technology Laboratory, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia and also a Visiting Professor in Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia since June 2013. He is also a Visiting Scholar in the Faculty of Textile Technologies and Design at Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. He is working in the composite field since 2008 and having 10 years of experience in teaching, research in the field of composites. Presently, he is supervising 15 PhD students and has several national and international research grants at University level on polymer composites.
T. Jiao Yanshan University Hebei China
M. Li North China Electric Power University Beijing China Biography
Biography of M. Li
Prof. Li currently is the Director of New Energy Materials and PV Technology Center, and the Associate Dean of the School of Renewable Energy, North China Electric Power University. He obtained his PhD at Harbin Institute of Technology in 2001. His current research topic is New Energy Materials and Devices; focusing on the nanostructures of silicon, carbon and oxide and the relative novel device applications in energy harvesting, conversion, and storage. So far, he has published more than 200 journal articles and performed the review services for about 80 SCI journals. Dr. Li has numerous awards and honors to his credit.
Dr. Jun Li is currently a Professor of College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University. He received his PhD degree from East China University of Science and Technology in 1998. His research mainly focuses on supercritical fluid-assisted separation, reaction and material preparation; he also engages in plant and setup design, process modeling and fundamentals such as thermodynamics, kinetics and transport phenomena. He has published more than 150 scientific journal papers, is the inventor of more than 20 issued Chinese patents, and has established several plants in companies.
I.-C. Marcu University Of Bucharest Bucharest Romania Biography
Biography of I.-C. Marcu
Ioan-Cezar MARCU received his BSc in Chemistry and Physics in 1995 and his MSc in Catalysis in 1996 at the University of Bucharest, Romania. In 2002 he received his PhD in Catalysis from the University “Claude Bernard” Lyon 1, France, and in 2013 he obtained its Habilitation in Chemistry. He was awarded the Young Scientist Prize of International Association of Catalysis Societies in 2004. Starting from 2005 he is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Bucharest. His research interests cover the field of catalysis by metal oxides, and he published a book chapter and more than 50 research papers.
A.K. Mishra University of South Africa Roodepoort South Africa Biography
Biography of A.K. Mishra
Ajay Kumar Mishra (MSc, MPhil, PhD, CSci, FRSC) is a full Professor at the Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Research Unit at the College of Science, Engineering & Technology, University of South Africa, Florida Science Campus, South Africa. Prof. Mishra is currently working for the University of South Africa as “Full Professor” since January 2015. Prof Mishra recently recognised as “Fellow member” and “Chartered Scientist” by Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. Prof AK Mishra research interest involves in the broader areas of Nanoscience/Nanotechnology; Materials Science; Polymers; Composite/Nanocomposites; Photocatalysts and Water Research. Prof. Mishra also served as Associate Editor as well as a member of the editorial board of many peer-reviewed international journals. He has edited several books by the renowned publishers and also reviewer of many international journals.
A.H. Moghaddam Islamic Azad University Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of A.H. Moghaddam
Dr. Amin Hedayati Moghaddam obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemical Engineering from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad. Dr. Hedayati Moghaddam also holds a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. Currently Dr. Hedayati Moghaddam is also an Assistant Professor in Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University. He has also published scientific publications.
Dr. Hedayati Moghaddam has been a postdoctoral researcher in Chemical Engineering (2015-2016) in Sharif University of Technology, Tehran.
Dr. P. Mondal, is an Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, His area of research is water treatment; nano-adsorbents; low cost catalysts for energy production from biomass and wastes; reforming of natural gas; pyrolysis of waste plastics and biomass; algae to oil; MFC and LCA analysis. He has handled number of national and international projects including AISRF and IFWN schemes. He has published two books and more than 150 papers in international journals and proceedings. He is the recipient of NTSE scholarship, MHRD fellowship, three-year membership award of ACS and Visiting Professorship, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Z. Nawaz Sabic Technology & Innovation Riyadh 11551 Saudi Arabia
M.C. Ncibi University of Sousse Sousse Tunisia Biography
Biography of M.C. Ncibi
Dr. Ncibi obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in environmental protection from the University of Sousse, Tunisia. He conducted his research in his home country Tunisia and in France, Guadeloupe and Germany. Currently, he is a senior researcher at the Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland.
Dr. Necibi has published more than 40 scientific publications including a book on industrial valorization of biomass with the Royal society of Chemistry. He is member of the editorial board of Recent Innovations in Chemical Engineering, published by Bentham Science Publishers.
X. Qi Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Tianjin China Biography
Biography of X. Qi
Prof. Xinhua Qi is a full professor of Agro-Environmental Protection Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. His research interest mainly focuses on reclamation of agricultural wastes, biomass conversion into value-added materials and chemicals and biomass-derived materials synthesis. He has published more than 90 peer reviewed scientiﬁc papers with a number of papers being in top-ranked international journals such as Environmental Science & Technology, Green Chemistry and Bioresource Technology. He also has edited 5 books and 3 book chapters on environmental engineering and biomass resources utilization.
Z. Rao China University of Mining and Technology Xuzhou China Biography
Biography of Z. Rao
Dr. Zhonghao Rao is Professor, Director, Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, School of Electrical and Power Engineering, China. He did his Ph.D. in Chemical Process Equipment in year 2013. His main research interests are experimental and numerical study of energy storage and heat transfer. Dr. Rao has numerous honors, awards and publications to his credit.
N. Roche Aix-Marseille University Marseille France Biography
Biography of N. Roche
Nicolas ROCHE (56), is a full Professor (Exceptionnal Class 2) in Chemical Engineering at Aix-Marseille University (AMU). He is the coordinator of the Interdisciplinary and Intersectoral Research Pole "Environment" of AMU. After his appointment as permanent researcher in 1990, he has supervised 22 PhD students and has produced more than 70 peer reviewed publications and more than 150 communications. His expertise is in the fields of waste and wastewater treatment processes, water reuse, circular economy and process modelling. He has been involved or PI of several international, national and regional collaborative research projects.
J.G. Rodriguez Complutense University of Madrid Madrid Spain Biography
Biography of J.G. Rodriguez
Juan Garcia is Professor of Chemical Engineering Dpt. in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain). He has been visiting researcher at the Porto University (Portugal), Bath University (United Kingdom), Concepción University (Chile) and Bragança University (Portugal). His main research interests are the synthesis and characterization of catalysts and adsorbents, the oxidation processes (as catalytic wet air oxidation, Fenton reactions), adsorption and biological processes. The direction of activity is the wastewater treatment; catalysis; synthesis of carbon material; adsorption; catalytic oxidation.
S. Rostamnia University of Maragheh Maragheh Iran Biography
Biography of S. Rostamnia
Sadegh Rostamnia attended at the Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran where he earned his M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees. Later, he joined as a visiting scientist at Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics. After that for some period he became a member of Prof. Ali Morsali’s group at the Tarbiat Modares University. In 2016, he was a visiting professor at National Institute for Material Science, Tsukuba-Ibaraki, Japan in Prof. Yusuke Yamauchi group. Currently, he is an associate professor at the Department of Chemistry and director of the knowledge-based association of Organic and Nano Group at Maragheh University, Maragheh, Iran.
J.N. Sahu University of Stuttgart Stuttgart Germany Biography
Biography of J.N. Sahu
Prof. Dr. Jaya Narayan Sahu received B. Tech. (Chemical Engg.), Berhampur University, India, and Ph. D. (Chemical Engg.), Indian Institute of technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India. Dr. Jaya has a total fifteen years of teaching, research, consultancy & projects experience. Prof. Jaya is presently working at the University of Stuttgart, Institute of Chemical Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Stuttgart, Germany. He has to his credit more than 200 articles in referred journals and proceedings and has written books, book chapters, patent, and technical reports.
M.N. Siddiqui King Fahd University Petroleum & Minerals Dhahran Saudi Arabia
P.K. Singh Sharda University Uttar Pradesh India
T. Srinivas Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab India
H. Tan Xi’an Jiaotong University Shaanxi China Biography
Biography of H. Tan
Dr. Tan obtained a bachelor and a master of Fluid Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, china, then he worked in Power Research Institute of Thermal Power Research Institute from 1988~1995. He obtained a doctorate(Ph.D.) in Thermal Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China and a Electromechanical Integration Postdoctoral from Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. He is now a professor in Department of Thermal Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. Dr. Tan’s research is in pulverized coal combustion, biomass combustion and slagging simulation, energy saving and application of large-scale thermal power plant boiler and key auxiliary machine.
H.N. Tran Duy Tan University Da Nang Vietnam Biography
Biography of H.N. Tran
Dr. Hai Nguyen Tran received his PhD degree in Environmental Engineering from Department of Civil Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan in 2017. He is currently a Lecturer and Researcher at Duy Tan University, Vietnam. His research interests include adsorption, Fenton-like reaction, photocatalysis, UV/chlorine process, volatilization, green synthesis, and solid waste management. He focuses especially on (1) exploring the adsorption mechanism of various contaminants, (2) developing a variety of advanced materials, (3) characterizing them by various advanced techniques, and (4) applying them for water and wastewater treatments. During his early career, Dr Tran has published 58 reputable-journal publications and two book chapters. He is a regular and outstanding reviewer for many prestigious environment-focused journals (60) in 18 publishers. Currently, he is working as Bentham Science Ambassador from Vietnam of the Bentham Science Publishers (2019–2020). He is also an editorial advisory board member of 17 prestigious international scientific journals.
D. Udhayakumari Rajalakshmi Engineering College Chennai India Biography
Biography of D. Udhayakumari
Dr. D. Udhayakumari was born in 1989 in India. She received her Ph.D. degree in
chemosensors from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli in the year 2015.
Currently, she is working as an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry,
Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai. Her research is focused on the synthesis of
novel chromogenic and fluorogenic organic receptors for the recognition of anions/ cations
and their utilization in real samples. Her research papers (23) are published in high impact
factor journals and also started receiving many citations. Two papers are published as
proceedings and presented her research work in 5 international conferences and 10 national
D. Vamvuka Technical University of Crete, University Campus University Campus Hania Greece Biography
Biography of D. Vamvuka
Despina Vamvuka is a Chemical Engineer and Professor in the Dept. of Mineral Resources Engineering at the Technical University of Crete, where she teaches and carries out research in the field of “Solid Fuels Beneficiation and Technology”. Prof. Vamvuka’s scientific interests cover a wide spectrum of activities related to the beneficiation of solid fuels (coal, biomass, organic residues) and the new clean technologies for energy production. She has extensive experience in the fields of pyrolysis, combustion, gasification and reduction of pollutant emissions from solid fuels, as well as coal/biomass characterization and physical and chemical beneficiation.
Dr. Xu obtained his Ph.D. (in 2013) in Materials Science and Engineering from Southeast University, Nanjing, China. Since 2016, he is Full Professor in the College of Mechanics and Materials at Hohai University, Nanjing, China. The focus of Dr. Xu’s research includes granular materials mechanics, physico-mechanics of porous media, micromechanics of composites, specifically for particulate composites, quantification and reconstruction of granular materials microstructure, modeling of random packing of heterogeneous granular media, and multiscale analysis on durability of concrete. Dr. Xu’s work has produced more than 50 research papers published in peer-reviewed international journals.
F.K. Yuen University Sains Malaysia Pulau Pinang Malaysia Biography
Biography of F.K. Yuen
Dr. Foo Keng Yuen is a lecturer and researcher of River Engineering and Urban Drainage Research Centre, Universiti Sains Malaysia. His research interests are environmental engineering, waste utilization, water treatment technology, catalysis, food security and toxicology, and environmental health. Foo has a Web of Science Hirsch index of 31. He has authored more than 100 publications in reputed international, high-impact and proceeding journals, and book chapters, with the total citations of exceeding 4,000 times. He serves as Editor, Editorial Board Members, Scientific Adviser, Technical Committee, Review Committee, Keynote and Invited Speakers in several international scientific journals, conferences, and research seminars.
L. Zhang Zhejiang University Hangzhou China Biography
Biography of L. Zhang
Dr. Zhang is the Professor of College of Chemical and Biological Engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. He did his Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering from Zhejiang University in year 2003. His research interest are Preparation of reverse osmosis (RO) and nanofilitration (NF) membrane by Interfacial Polymerization, Membrane process for desalination and wastewater treatment, Hybrid process of membrane and ferment for biofuel. He received awards as the outstanding young scientist from the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation in year 2016. He is also Deputy Secretary General of Zhejiang province Membrane Society.
H. Zhang University of Adelaide Adelaide Australia Biography
Biography of H. Zhang
Dr. H Zhang is currently working as Senior Lecturer at University of Adelaide,He did his Ph. D from University College London, in year 2004, He is the member of Member of Institute of Chemical Engineers & Member of International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering, His field of Expertise are Chemical engineering, Pharmaceutical science, Colloid and interface science communications, Enzymes & microbial technology, Materials research.
Y. Zhao Tianjin University of Technology Tianjin China Biography
Biography of Y. Zhao
Dr. Zhao received B.E. (2004) and PhD (2009) degree from Jilin University, China. He worked in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in KSA, as a Post-Doc during 2009 to 2015. He is working as a distinguished professor at Tianjin University of Technology in China since 2015. His research is mainly focused on developing novel nanoporous materials and their applications in adsorption, separation, and catalysis. He received “Thousand Youth Talents Plan Project of Tianjin City” and “Innovative Talents Training Project of Tianjin City (1st Level)”. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles with the citation over 1100 times.
X. Zhao Tsinghua University Beijing China Biography
Biography of X. Zhao
Dr. Xuebing Zhao received his Ph.D degree in 2009 and continued his Post-doctoral research work in Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University. He became an Assistant Professor in July 2011. His current research topics are focused on the biorefining of lignocellulosic biomass via chemical and biological approaches, enzymatic scarification of cellulosic substrates, process intensifications and direct conversion of lignin to electricity using fuel cell technologies. He has published around 80 peer-reviewed journal papers with over 2700 total cites with an H-index of 26 (Google Scholar). Dr. Zhao has filed 17 patent applications, 8 of which have been granted in China.
Y. Zhou Southwest Petroleum University Chengdu China Biography
Biography of Y. Zhou
Ying Zhou received his BSc and MSc from Central South University and Chinese Academy of Sciences, respectively. In 2010, he received his PhD at University of Zurich under the supervision of Prof. Greta R. Patzke. He then continued his work with a postdoctoral Forschungskredit grant from UZH. He was also awarded a fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology with Prof. Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt. He currently holds a professorship at Southwest Petroleum University. His research interests in oil gas utilization and catalytic materials as well as in situ techniques on materials synthesis and action.
W. Zhou National University of Singapore Singapore
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N. Bouazizi University of Rouen Mont-Saint-Aignan France Biography
Biography of N. Bouazizi
Nabil BOUAZIZI obtained his PhD from the University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada and University of Monastir, Tunisia. During 2014, Dr Bouazizi became collaborator in scientific production with Prof. Abdelkrim Azoouz from UQAM, Canada. Since 2017, he has been working as post doctorate with Dr Vieillard Julien at the Institute (IUT, Evreux), France on the functionalization of bio sourced materials for environmental application. Dr BOUAZIZI is the author of around 38 publications in the field of green nanochemistry, sustainable materials and their applications. Hs research interests include porous materials, environmental catalysis, innovative utilization of biomass and waste, energy storage, gas sensors and capture as well as conductivity and supracapacitor.
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F.Y. Aljaberi Al-Muthanna University Samawah Iraq Biography
Biography of F.Y. Aljaberi
Dr Forat Yasir Sharrad AlJaberi is currently a Lecturer at the Chemical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Al-Muthanna University, Al-Muthanna, Iraq. He received PhD in Chemical Engineering, Baghdad University, Iraq, 2018, MSc in Chemical Engineering, Basra University, Iraq, 2014, and BSc in Chemical Engineering, Basra University, Iraq, 1995. His research interests include water and wastewater treatment, electrochemical reactor design, and modification of crude oil products. He has published 16 publications include 12 journal articles and 4 conference papers. Besides, he is a member of many ministerial and university committees.
S. Cardea University of Salerno Fisciano Italy Biography
Biography of S. Cardea
Stefano Cardea is Researcher in Chemical Engineering and is a member of the SCF Research Group operating at the University of Salerno (http://www.supercriticalfluidgroup.unisa.it/). He obtained his PhD degree in Chemical Engineering in 2006 by a thesis entitled: Production of micro and nanoporous polymers by supercritical fluids and actually his expertise is in supercritical fluids assisted process and porous materials.
S. Matijašević Institute for Technology of Nuclear and other Mineral Raw Materials Belgrade Serbia
N. Oukkache Pasteur Institute in Morocco Casablanca Morocco Biography
Biography of N. Oukkache
Dr. Naoual Oukkache works as Researcher at Pasteur Institute in Morocco since 2006. Currently, she is a responsible of the Venoms and Toxins
laboratory at Pasteur Institute of Morroco. She has built a solid research on immunotherapy and molecular biology of antibodies. In addition to being an active scientist with several scientific projects, she is the manager of Intellectual Property valuation procedures and Privacy search results. She published more than 20 scientific articles in different peer reviewed international journals and contributed to numerous conferences.
H. Peng Yangtze Normal University Chongqing China Biography
Biography of H. Peng
Dr. Hao Peng received his Bachelor degree and PhD from Chongqing University in 2012 and 2017, respectively. Since 2017, he has been a member in Yangtze Normal University. Currently, he is a lecturer in the College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Yangtze Normal University. He has published more than 40 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. His published papers have been cited by SCI for more than 140 times (H-index: 8).
T. Srinivas Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab India
A.H. Sulaymon University Islamic College Al –Najaf-Ashraff Najaf Iraq Biography
Biography of A.H. Sulaymon
Dr Abbas Hamid Sulaymon received a PhD degree and a BSc degree in Chemical Engineering (U.K) in 1972 and 1967 respectively. He has published more than 200 scientific papers in well-reputed journals. His research expertise involves renewable energy and environment protection, renewable energy technologies, fluidization, emission, water pollution, air pollution, soil pollution, heat and mass transfer, adsorption and adsorbents, and biosorption. Besides, he has won several awards such as First professor award-College of Engineering-University of Baghdad (2000), First Professor on Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (2011), National Award for the First Scientific Cadre (1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002) and many more.
K. Xu Shenyang Jianzhu University Shenyang China Biography
Biography of K. Xu
Ke Xu, PhD is a Professor in the Shenyang Jianzhu University. He received his master degree in Control Theory and Control Engineering in March 2005 from Shenyang Jianzhu University, Shenyang, China. In March 2008, he joined State Key Laboratory in Shenyang Institute of Automation (SIA), CAS, and received PhD in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent System in July 2012. He finished the postdoctor research from SIA, CAS in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, in January 2016, China.