Dr. Xijia Wu has completed his PhD from University of Ottawa, Canada. His research interest covers a broad range subject of deformation and fracture of engineering materials. He is a senior research officer at the National Research Council Canada, and also an adjunct professor at Carleton University, Canada.
Dr. Xijia Wu obtained his B.Sc. from University of Science and Technology of China, M.Sc. from Chinese Academy of Sciences. His is currently working at the National Research Council Canada, as a Senior Research Officer, with research interests in deformation modeling and life prediction, we well as fracture mechanics. He has published more than 150 papers in referred journals and conference proceedings. He was a recipient of the NRC Industrial Partnership Award in 1999, the Technical Cooperation Program Achievement Award in 2005, and the Casey Baldwin Award for the best paper in Canadian Aeronautical and Space Journal in 2008.
Prof. Dr. Ir. Dean VuÄiniÄ‡, has joined Vesalius College (VeCo), which is affiliated to the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), as senior scientist and advisor in 2017. He has been affiliated to VUB since 1988. Before joining VeCo, he was guest professor and senior research scientist at the VUB Faculty of Engineering Sciences (IR) as member of two of its departments: Mechanical Engineering (MECH) and Electronics & Informatics (ETRO). He is part-time associate professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology (FERIT), University of Osijek, holding the chair of Visual Computing.His Ph.D. thesis became a book in 2010, ISBN 978-3-8383-3500-1.
Dr Vassilios Kappatos is Associate Professor at Mechanical Engineering Section, Department of Technology and Innovation, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark. He is currently Fellow of The Welding Institute and Member of the - Engineering Council of United Kingdom (CEng) / Technical Chamber of Greece / Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers / Hellenic Society for Non Destructive Testing / Hellenic Institute of Acoustics / Danish Center for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics.
He obtained his PhD in the area of Non Destructive Testing (NDT) and also holds the Diploma of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering (MEng) since 2002. His research areas are NDT, Structural Health Monitoring, Condition Monitoring, Structural Integrity, Pattern Recognition and Signal Processing. His research has been supported by the European Commission and other organizations.
As a research leader, he has delivered and coordinated 29 European (H2020-FP7) and 8 National (TSB-Innovate UK) funded research projects with a total budget of more than 60 million euros. He has extensive expertise on proposal writing for European funded projects and in developing partnerships within the industry. Throughout the years, he has reviewed and submitted more than 100 proposals (mainly EU ones), providing technical input, writing proposals and sections, forming partnerships, securing funds of around 15 million euros.
He has over 100 publications in International Journals, Conference Proceedings, Book Chapters and Articles. He is a reviewer of several international journals and conference proceedings.
Throughout his career, he has lectured at University level on a broad range of modules in the area of Applied Engineering in Denmark, the United Kingdom and Greece. He has managed a research team of 35 Research Fellows and Assistants, PhD Students and Project Technical Assistants (Placement Students) at Brunel Innovation Centre (BIC), Brunel University London, United Kingdom.
Claudia Barile is a Lecturer of Department of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management at the Politecnico di Bari since April 2017. She achieved the Masterâ€™s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Magna cum laude in July 2008 at the Politecnico di Bari. She got the PhD title on February 2012 in Advanced Production Systems at the Politecnico di Bari. Her research activities are mainly focused on the mechanical characterization of materials (composites, metals, polymers, etc.) with both traÂ¬ditional and innovative experimental techniques. She has published 19 papers in scientific impactÂ¬ed journals, 1 book chapter, and 2 books. She has 23 indexed conference papers. The h-index of the author is 9 with a total of 195 citations. She has also published 6 papers in a no-indexed journal. She took part in many international and national conferences as relator.
Giovanni Pappalettera is a Lecturer of Department of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management at the Politecnico di Bari since 2015. He achieved the Masterâ€™s Degree in Physics Magna cum laude in 2003 at the UniversitÃ di Bari. He got the PhD title on 2011 in Mechanical Design at the Scuola Interpolitecnica di Dottorato in Torino. His research activities are mainly focused on optical methods for mechanical characterization of materials and residual stress measurements, 3D contouring and acoustic emission analysis in fracture mechanics. He has published 44 documents in impacted journal and international conferences. He is co-inventor of three patented devices.
Sospeter Opondo is Consultant at Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, RPAS (Drones/UAS/UAVs). Currently he is working at International Trade and Development iSource Business Links,
ISOURCE INNOVATION & RESOURCE CENTRE. Previously he worked at Sundew Aviation Ltd, Nickshield Insurance Brokers(EA) Limited.
Dr. Debopam Das is a professor of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India.
He obtained PhD degree from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India. He has worked as
Senior Research Scientist, Temasek Laboratory at National University of Singapore,
Postdoctoral Research fellow in Florida State University and as an Assistant Professor, at IIT,
Guwahati, India. His research interest is in incompressible and compressible vortex rings,
flapping flight, instability and transition of unsteady internal flows, instability of buoyant and
non-buoyant free shear flows and transition, relaminarization, and drag reduction in the flow of
polymer solutions through microtubes. He received Excellence in Aerospace Education award
for 2015 by Aeronautical Society of India and Dewang Mehta National Education Awards in the
sub-category: Education Leadership Award 2017.
Ethirajan Rathakrishnan worked at the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Ethirajan does research in Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering. Their current project is 'Supersonic elliptic jet control'.
Veteran Wg Cdr Jaydev Desai is a Defence and Aerospace Consultant for companies entering into D & A sector. He assists companies to take up project-based opportunities in D & A sector by providing consultation starting with creating JV with Technology provider to prototype testing and availing approvals and setting up of a regular manufacturing line. He is also consulting for all civil aviation matters like site selection for operation, all licensing, certification and approval matters etc. He is a Member of Defense and Aerospace committee of CII of Gujarat state in the country and is playing a pro-active role facilitating Gujarat MSMEs for their entry into Defense and Aerospace sector. He is associated with a few of the technical institutes and also incubation centres.
An Indian Air Force Veteran, he is the only person in India having experience of setting up of both airframe overhaul and repair line as well as aero engine repair and overhaul line. He also has Base Repair Depot Manual laying down documentation and process requirement during repair and overhaul of aircraft and associated systems, while in Air Force. During Kargil war, he was in charge of all fighters deployed on South â€“ Western Border. He has worked as the senior technical officer in fighter squadrons and was in charge of first and second line maintenance of the aircraft (line and base maintenance). He has vast experience in western (French and British) as well as Russian aviation technology. In Air Force, he received commendations for his outstanding performance and achievements three times.
He has long experience in the civil organisation too and has served in various companies as CEO/ Director/ business head and plant head. He has qualitative experience in successfully operating the business unit as a profit-making entity, developing business globally, creating a distribution channel, Strategic Planning and its successful execution encompassing all the business operations.
Marc Thiriet was educated at Medicine Faculty of Lille and then Paris 6 as
well as at Technology University of CompiÃ¨gne (3rd cycle Doctorate in
Biomechanics) and Physics College of Paris 7 University (Accreditation
to Supervise Research).
Marc Thiriet was assistant physician in a lung disease department for a decade.
He is currently a member of the INRIA-UPMC-CNRS team REO in
Laboratory Jacques-Louis Lions (applied mathematics) of Sorbonne University.
He worked in flows in collapsible tubes applied to airways and veins,
3D unsteady developing laminar flows in bend and branching, both
experimentally and numerically, as well as in models using meshing derived
from 3D reconstruction of human anatomy and experimental setup.
He is now involved in mathematical modeling of biological processes.
He is the author of Biology and Mechanics of Blood Flows (2~Vols.)
and the book series ``Biomathematical and Biomechanical Modeling
of the Circulatory and Ventilatory Systems''.
Dr. Jerry Sokolowski is a mechanical and materials engineering professor at the University of
Windsor, Canada. He specializes in metallurgy, casting, heat treatment and machining as
well as the development of new analytical and testing techniques applied to ferrous and
Dr. Sokolowski is the leader of the University of Windsor Metal Casting and Post-Processing
Technology Group, which specializes in the development and industrial commercialization
of new casting materials and technologies. The group recently developed a technology
platform in partnership with the Department of Power Electronics from the Silesian
University of Technology in Poland that is helping automakers like General Motors improve
The Universal Metallurgical Simulator and Analyzer Technology Platform (UMSA) is used to
understand the shortcomings of industrial casting and heat treatment processes. It has
been used to improve the dimensional stability of aluminum engine castings, homogenize
mechanical properties of cast iron brake rotors throughout the cast component leading to
smoother and safer vehicle braking and increased aluminum tire rim durability and reduced
vehicle weight thereby improving performance. The General Motors Technical Center in
Warren, Mich. began utilizing the latest UMSA Technology Platform to improve casting and
heat treatment processes.
Experienced Project Manager skilled in Optical Engineering, Space Technology, Fortran, Spacecraft, and Public Speaking. Strong program and project management professional with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the Ohio State University, a Master of Science (MS) focused in Physics from Cleveland State University, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Optical Science from the University of Arizona.
Dr. Chaput has been teaching capstone aircraft system engineering design since 2008. His interests are in overall air vehicle and system related subjects with a focus on UAS. He is Director of the Lockheed Martin sponsored Aircraft System Laboratory and faculty advisor for the UT AIAA Design-Build-Fly (DBF) and Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) small UAS student teams as well as for Women In Aerospace Leadership Development (WIALD).
Research assistant professor of Chemical Engineering, University of New Mexico 1999. Researched ceramic-metal reactions and composite formation by reactive hot pressing and reactive metal penetration. Examined processing methodologies, characterized microstructures, studied reaction sequences, and evaluated mechanical properties.
Lead author or co-author on more than 95 manuscripts published in peer-reviewed journals Presenter or co-author on more than 200 presentations at international technical conferences.
Giovanni Belingardi was born in Torino in 1951, he got his Master degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino in 1975. After a short experience with Politecnico di Torino as research fellow, from 1977 he joined the Technical Department of FIAT Auto where he had a number of different roles of increasing responsibility. From 1983 he came back to Politecnico di Torino ad joined the Mechanical Engineering Department as Assistant Professor. Here he developed his academic carrier up to his actual role of full Professor. During the academic year 1994-'95, having won the national selection and being called by that Engineering Faculty, he joined the Ancona University as full Professor. In 1995 he was called back to the Politecnico di Torino by the second Faculty of Engineering, located in Vercelli, as Full Professor of Mechanical and machine design. Within his research activity he has studied methodologies for numerical simulation and methodologies for experimental mechanics. Both methodologies are applied to the characterisation and modelling of the mechanical behaviour of materials submitted to fatigue, dynamic and impact loading. Moreover he is working on structural design and experimental testing in automotive engineering, with particular attention to passive safety of vehicle occupants and pedestrians.
Nafiseh Moazzen, Mohammadreza Khanmohammadi, Amir Bagheri Garmarudi, Maryam Kazemipour, Mehdi Ansari Dogaheh. Screening of adulteration in packaging biocomposites by infrared spectroscopy and chemometrics. Effect of Magnetic Tacrine-Loaded Chitosan Nanoparticles on Spatial Learning, Memory, Amyloid Precursor Protein and Seladin-1 Expression in the Hippocampus of Streptozotocin-Exposed Rats. International Clinical Neuroscience Journal.
Royce Moser, Jr., M.D., MPH served as Director of the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health from 1987 to 2003. He is a graduate of Harvard College, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health. He served 23 years in the US Air Force with assignments as hospital commander, Medical Officer Special Weapons Defense for NORAD, chief of aerospace medicine at a major command, director of residency programs, and director of all USAF Aeromedical education programs. His final assignment was Commander of the USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, a 900 member organization with over 80% of its budget devoted to R&D;, with investigations ranging from studies of neurotransmitters in the brain to developing techniques to help pilots withstand the onset of forces nine times the force of gravity.
Head of scientific group. Institute of Radio Astronomy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (IRA NASU).
The total working experience is of 17 yrs; which includes 2 year experience programming 3D application in MS Visual C++. 14 years coding FPGA Xilinx, plus 14 yrs experience in board design and layout.
Brian Wardle (born 1969) is the Boeing Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is active in the [email protected] community as part of the Microsystems Technology Laboratory (MTL). His H-Index is 40 with research work.
Ms Stefania Giannini was appointed Assistant Director-General for Education in May 2018, becoming the top United Nations official in the field of education. In this position, she provides strategic vision and leadership for UNESCOâ€™s Education Sector in coordinating and monitoring the implementation of the Education 2030 Agenda, encapsulated in Sustainable Development Goal 4.
She has devoted her career to promoting education as a fundamental human right, through the importance of language, lifelong learning, culture, freedom of expression and identity, in an effort to ensure more inclusive and equal societies.
With an academic background in the Humanities (PhD in Linguistics), Ms Giannini became Professor of Linguistics in 1992 and served as Rector of the University for Foreigners of Perugia (2004 â€“ 2012), being one of the first female Rectors and the youngest at that time in Italy.
During these years, Ms Giannini coordinated a number of relevant international projects in the field of higher education and research, contributing to the improvement of university cooperation between Europe and several other countries, from the United States to countries in Asia as well as the Middle East and North Africa region.
Susan M. Schoenung with expertise in Mechanical Engineering. She manage an international group of analysis experts. Analysis and Evaluation of energy, power, alternative fuels and remote sensing systems. Susan M. Schoenung Characteristics and technologies for long- vs. short-term energy storage at United States Department of Energy.