University of Seville
Dr. J.A. NavÃo is Full Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Seville (Spain), where he teaches in subjects in the area of Inorganic Chemistry. In 22/10/1981, Dr. J.A.NavÃo received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Seville (Spain), under the supervision of professors G. Munuera and V. Rives. Prof. J.A.NavÃo has been invited to carry out research work in U.K., University of Bradford, School of Studies in Chemistry and Chemical Technology (laboratories of Prof. R.I. Bickley) as a postdoctoral fellowship, since 01/11/81/ until 31/12/82. He has over 35 years of professional experience in materials synthesis and characterization for (photo)-catalysis having been directed numerous doctoral theses related to the synthesis, characterization and photo-catalytic activity of materials in their relationship with the treatment of environmental pollution both for treatments of contaminated waters and gases. His research activities are carried out at the Institute of Materials Science of Seville (Spain), which is a Mixed Centre between the University of Seville and the CSIC (Spain). He is the leader of the research group named "Heterogeneous Photocatalysis: applications". Dr. J.A. NavÃo has authored or co-authored for more than 185 papers published in indexed journals, having a Hirsch index, H = 44.
CIC PÃ©diatrique CHU Pellegrin Bordeaux,
Claude Billeaud received his MD degree from the Medical University of Bordeaux ( France) in 1979 after a graduation in human cytogenetics (1976). He then studied pediatrics and has been the Clinical Assistant Director of Bordeaux University in the departments of Pediatrics, Neonatology and Intensive Care since 1983. He currently serves as a pediatrician in the neonatal unit at the Childrenâ€™s Hospital of Bordeaux, as a scientific manager of Bordeaux-Marmande human milk bank, as a lecturer and head of research (HDR : Habilitation to direct research) in neonatal nutrition at the Medical University of Bordeaux. His particular interest in research led him to graduate in Biology and Health (1988, Bordeaux), be awarded a master in statistics applied to clinical research ( 1991, Montreal) and complete a PhD in nutrition and food science (2000, Bordeaux). Along his career he has often been invited as a guest professor specialised in nutrition and neonatology in various universities abroad ( Montreal, Corrientes in Argentina). Over the last 35 years, he has been an active member of different scientific organisations, either French, European or American, specialised in perinatal medicine (neonatology, pediatrics and nutrition). In this instance, he has served as the President of the Association for Pediatric Education in Europe (A.P.E.E) since 2008 and behalf APEE he is Member of European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP). He has also been very involved in the French human milk banking association (ADLF) for more than 10 years, sharing his academic knowledge focused in nutrition and his long clinical experience in neonatology. He is currently carrying out several researches on the composition of human milk. As an expert in nutrition and perinatal medicine, he is also the author and co-author of numerous scientific publications.
University of Pisa
Emo Chiellini graduated in Chemistry in 1963 at the University of Pisa. He performed his academic career at the Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry of the University of Pisa and at European and Extra-community Universities as Researcher/Professor ï›University of Liverpool (UK), Moscow State University (Russia),University of Massachusetts at Amherst (USA), University of Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo & Campinas (Brazil), University of Mogadishu (Somalia) and University of Nagasaki (Japan). In 1980 he was appointed as Full Professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Pisa, where he was Lecturer of Chemical Basics of Technologies until 2010 giving Course in General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Science & Technology of Materials. His main interest for more than half a century in Science & Technology of Polymeric Materials includes Bioactive Polymers for Biomedical, Pharmaceutical & Environmental Applications, Biodegradable Polymeric Materials, Nanosciences & Nanomaterials. He is the author of more than 500 publications, and holder of 35 patents. He presented more than 300 conferences upon invitation in Scientific Institutions and Industries. He is the Editor/co-Editor of 20 books and he served as a member of the Editorial Board of the J. Bioact. Compat. Polym., Polym. Degr. Stab., J. Polym. Environ., J. Polym. Res., J. Appl. Biomat. & Biomech., J.Tissue Eng. Regen. Med. Biomacromolecules, Macromolecules, J. Mater. Chem., React. Polym, Korean Polym. J. and Macromol.Res. From 1996 to 2008 he served as a member of the group of the United Nation Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), committed in the Programme relevant to the Sustainable Development in Developing Countries & Countries in Transition. He has been the Organizer of numerous Meetings including the World Conferences on Liquid Crystals (1992), the Biodegradable Polymers & Plastics (2002), the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) â€œOn Biodegradable Polymersâ€, and of two Symposia of the American Chemical Society (ACS) on â€œBio-active Polymersâ€ and on â€œThe Synthesis & Detection Property/Structure Relationship in Polysaccharidesâ€. He has been and he is still today in charge of research contracts financed by Industries and by the European Community. He has been the Founder and President of the Doctorate Course in Biomaterials of the Doctorate School in Biological and Molecular Sciences â€œBIOSâ€ at the University of Pisa-italy He has been the Founder and Director of the Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Bioactive Polymeric Materials for Biomedical and Environmental Applications where researchers have operated, who had competences in Materials Science and Technology, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Pharmaceutical Technologies, Microbiology and Environmental Chemistry. Recently he has been selected as the Assignee of the prestigious â€œGiulio Natta 2018 international Chemistry Awardâ€.
University of L Aquila Italy
Full professor in Chemical Engineering at University of Lâ€™Aquila (Italy). Research activities in the recovery of base and precious metals and Rare Earth from e-waste and mineral tailings, treatment of industrial wastewater with more than 200 papers on international journals, more than 120 monographic publications and more than 150 communication to Congresses, extended abstract e poster. 6 patents (3 national patent; 2 EU patents ; 1 WO). President of Spin-off Smart Waste Engineering srl (University of Lâ€™Aquila)
Texas A&M University at Qatar Qatar
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 Dr. Al-Hashimi Subsequently worked as a Senior Development Chemist at Evotec, Oxfordshire, UK. In 2008 he joined Imperial College London, UK as a postdoc in the chemistry department. In 2012 he joined Qatar University as an Assistant Professor and in 2013 he joined Texas A&M University at Qatar. He is currently a Research Associate Professor in Chemistry and presently, Dr. Al-Hashimi serves on the editorial boards of two journals Current Organic Chemistry and Current Organocatalysis. He has significant project management experience both in industrial and academic settings. Within the industrial setting, he has direct experience in working within both longer-term corporate research and customer focused business units. In academia, he has managed grants in the United Kingdom, Qatar and currently leads a team of 7 PDRA and 18 undergraduate students, and has attracted over $12 million in funding since he started his academic career in 2012. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers with an h-Index of 24. He has been awarded with the Donald C. Bradley prize (2003) UK, ASPIC prize (2004) UK, Lefevre prize (2005) UK, ACMME research prize (2016) Malaysia and was awarded the best research presentation in energy and environment pillar ARC16 (2016). He has extensive experience in organic polymers with a focus on the design and synthesis of organic semiconductor materials for a range of optoelectronic applications, including field effect transistors, photovoltaic devices, light emitting diodes and sensors. His other interests center on the development of well-defined novel polymeric materials for Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP) and synthesis of recoverable, reusable homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts. https://scholar.google.com/citations
Alexander Georg Donchev
DECHEMA Research Institute
ï€ Born March 19. 1967 in Mannheim/Germany ï€ Project leader at DECHEMA research institute, senior scientist, since 2012 ï€ Project coordinator at Karl-Winnacker-Institut of DECHEMA, research associate, 2001-2011 ï€ PhD student at University of Karlsruhe, 1995-2000, PhD Inorganic Chemistry ï€ Study of Chemistry at University of Karlsruhe, 1987-1995, Diploma ï€ More than 50 publications in scientific journals ï€ More than 60 presentations at scientific conferences ï€ More than 10 patents (DE, EP and WO) ï€ Reviewer for more than 15 scientific journals ï€ Inventor of the fluorine effect for titanium aluminides ï€ Research topics (among others): Catalysis, Analytics, Materials Science, Oxidation, Corrosion, Thermodynamics
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Bulgaria
1. Education (1954 â€“ 1960) - Higher Institute of Chemical Technology (Sofia, Bulgaria); 2. PhD (1968) â€“ USSR, Moscow Institute of Chemical Mechanical Engineering; 3. Doctor of Technical Sciences (1978), Higher Institute of Chemical Technology (Sofia, Bulgaria). Specializations: 1963, USSR, Moscow, Supervisor-Prof. V.G. Levich, 4 months; 1968, USSR, Novosibirsk, Supervisor-Prof. M.G. Slinko, 4 month. Awards: Bulgarian Order of Cyril and Methodius (first class); Russian Federation Order of Mihailo Lomonosow (National Committee for Public Prizes). International activity: Editor-in-Chief of the â€œTransactions of Academenergoâ€ (Scientific journal of the Russian Academy of Science); Chairman of the Scientific Council of the International Scientific Centre for Power and Chemical Engineering Problems (http://www.int-sci-center.bas.bg); Monographies 9 (www.iche.bas.bg/Books_BG.htm). Scientific papers â€“ 220: http://www.iche.bas.bg/WWW_IChE_EN/LABORATORY_IChE/Process_Systems_Engineering_Laboratory/STAFF_Laboratory/CV_Christo_Boyadjiev/List%20of%20publications.pdf
Lisa M. Farmen
Crystal Clear Technologies Inc.
Ms. Farmen formed Aquastry LLC to bring to market clean green sustainable water treatment chemistries developed with funding from the National Science Foundation and ONAMI. Ms. Farmen is the Founder of Crystal Clear Technologies, Inc., which has developed nanotechnologies capable of removing biological and chemical contaminants from water at an affordable cost. Ms. Farmen received her B.S from Colorado State University in 1980 and Executive M.B.A. in International Business from Golden Gate University in San Francisco in 2000. As a chemical engineer, she built an OEM engineering and manufacturing company specializing in water, wastewater and chemical recovery systems for the electronics industry. She built revenue to $8M then sold the company to a group of investors. Crystal Clear Technologies was started after graduating from GGU in 2000 as a consulting engineering company and then incorporated with a Phase 1 Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant with the National Science Foundation (NSF). CCT won a Phase 2 SBIR grant of $1MM for commercialization of the technology developed in Phase 1. A third SBIR Phase 2 (r) SBIR grant for $220K was won with a NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC) to model the nanocoatings. CCT won a $275K ONAMI Gap Grant with the Univ. of Oregon. Crystal Clear Technologies won the 2006 California Clean Technology Open (CCTO) for the best emerging â€œClean-greenâ€ technology for Water Management. The CCTO competition is a business plan competition in California for clean green emerging California companies. CCT won the Global symposium business plan competition in 2009 and won the Clean Tech Open at the National level in 2017. Ms. Farmen was a guest speaker at the Water Finance & Investment Summit and the Nano Business Alliance 2007& 2008, both in NYC and a panelist for the American Bar Association conference on Nanotechnology and the Clean Water Act. Ultra Pure Water magazine profiled Ms. Farmen in their March/April 2008 publication. Crystal Clear Technologies, Inc. was highlighted to Congress in 2007 by the National Science Foundation and the Senate in 2008 showcasing the success of the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. Ms. Farmen was awarded the Rising Star alumni award from GGU in 2007.