Vinod Kumar Gupta
King Abdulaziz University
Vinod Kumar Gupta, fellow of the World Innovation Foundation (FWIF) ; FELLOW 0f royal society of chemistry( London) and fellow of National Academy of Sciences India (FNASc), obtained his Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry from the University of Roorkee (now Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee), Roorkee, India, in 1979. Since then he is working at the same institute and at present is the Head of Chemistry department. He has worked as postdoctoral fellow at University of Regensburg, Germany, in the year 1993 as an EC fellow and was DAAD visiting professor at University of Chemnitz and Freie University of Berlin in the year 2002. He received the Citation Laureate Award in 2004 and has been Chair Professor at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia since 2009. His research interests include chemical and biosensors; chiral chromatography; liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry; chemical and biochemical remediation of organic and inorganic pollutants, waste water treatment by developing low cost adsorbents and environmental chemistry. Professor Gupta is a widely travelled researcher and is member on the editorial board of many international journals. He is a highly cited researcher in the area of Ecology and Environment with more than700 papers; 68500 citations and h index=155. He has guided 43 PhD students and 10 are working currently besides supervising about 50 masters dissertation. He is an editor of the Journal- Environmental Science and Pollution Research (ESPR) published by Springer with IF 2.87. He has visited almost all countries for academic/research work.
University of Manchester
Vladimir Falko is condensed matter theorist responsible for several advances in the theory of electronic and optical properties of atomically thin two-dimensional crystals and fundamentals of nanoelectronics. His current research interests include graphene-based electronic and optoelectronic systems and electronic and optical properties of various atomically thin two-dimensional crystals and their heterostructures. He is one of the initiators of the European Graphene Flagship Project, founder of Graphene Week Conference series and Editor-in-Chief of the IoP Journal â€˜2D Materialsâ€™. Falko is currently Director of the National Graphene Institute and Professor of Condensed Matter Theory at the University of Manchester.
M. A. Quraishi
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Dr. M.A. Quraishi is Ph.D. in chemistry is from Kurukshetra University. He was awarded D.Sc. in the field of corrosion inhibition from Aligarh Muslim University. Dr. Quraishi was a founder head and professor of department of chemistry IIT (BHU) Varanasi and presently serving as Institute Professor in the same Institute. He is working in the field of Corrosion Inhibition of Metals and Alloys and Green Chemistry. He has published >300 research papers, h-index: 47, Citation: 6389. He has received several awards including Life Time Achievement Award International Science Congress Association (ISCA), and NIGIS Excellence Award. Dr. Quraishi is a Fellow Royal Society Chemistry UK and member of Editorial Board of several International Journals of repute.
Maria Jesus Lazaro
Institute of CarboquÃmica CSIC
MÂª JesÃºs LÃ¡zaro, head of the Fuel Conversion Research Group of the ICB and Institutional Delegate of the CSIC in AragÃ³n will be one of seven women, selected from different fields, who will give the opening speech of the Pilar fiestas on October 6 from the balcony of the town hall. She has been selected as a representative of Science.
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Madhavan Nair, PhD received his PhD from Tata Memorial Cancer Center, Bombay University, India in Cancer Immunology and trained at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City. He then joined the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and subsequently worked at the Department of Medicine and Microbiology at SUNY, Buffalo, NY as a Tenured Professor and Director of Research in Allergy and Immunology. He is a certified Clinical Nutrition Specialist (CNS), Fellow of American College of Nutrition (FACN) and Fellow of American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (FAAAI).
Nair is the first FIU researcher to earn a prestigious MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Health recognizing outstanding competence and productivity in research (2008-2018). Nair is also the recipient of University of Michigan Distinguished Research Scientist Award (1990), Exceptional Research Scholar Award from State University of New York (2005), Excellence in Faculty Scholarship Award from FIU (2008) and Presidential Leadership Operational Excellence Award from FIU in 2009.
Nair has published more than 100 papers as first and/or senior author, mentored more than 50 undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral fellows, high school and minority students, served in various committees, organized various national and international conferences, chaired number of scientific sessions and served in various NIH study sections committees as chair/ member since 1980. His research is currently supported with four major NIH grants.
George Z. Kyzas
International Hellenic University,
Dr. George Z. Kyzas was born in Drama (Greece). He obtained his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). His current interests include the synthesis of various adsorbent materials for wastewaters treatment (dyes, heavy metals, pharmaceuticals, phenols, etc). He has published significant Scientific Papers, Books (as Author and/or Editor), Chapters in Books, Teaching notes and Reports. He was also Guest Editor in Special issues of Journals and presented many works in International Conferences. He has been awarded with honors, grants and fellowships for his research career/profile by (i) Research Committee of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2009, 2013), (ii) National State Scholarships Foundation of Greece (2013), (iii) Stavros Niarchos Foundation (2016). Now, Dr. Kyzas is Associate Professor at the Department of Petroleum and Mechanical Engineering (Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, Kavala, Greece).
University of Illinois
Dr. Reza Shahbazian-Yassar is currently an Associate Professor at UIC's Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, and the Department of Civil & Materials Engineering. He also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Materials Science & Engineering at the Michigan Technological University, Houghton.
He obtained his Ph.D. from Washington State University in 2005.
Camillo La Mesa
Sapienza University of Rome
He graduated in 1977. Formerly worked for Physical Chemistry courses in 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981. CNR grant in 1981. NATO grant in 982-1983. University researcher (1984-1992). Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry at La Sapienza (1992-2002). Actually he is Full Professor. Holder of Elettrical Measurements, Physical Chemistry of Disperse Systems and Interfaces, Physical Chemistry of Interfaces, Physical Chemistry 3, Experimental Physical Chemistry Lab I, Physical Chemistry I Lab, Physical Chemistry I with Lab. In charge of several Bachelor, Master and Ph. D. theses. He revised for J. Colloid Interface Sci., Colloids & Surf A e B, J. Phys. Chem. B e C, J. Chem. Phys., Soft Matter, Langmuir, etc. Formerly in the Advisory Editorial Board of J. Colloid Interface Sci. CEE Projects Coordinator (Cost Actions D5 e D36). Erasmus Mundus Teacher (Capo Verde 2012). Coordinator of the Ph. D. School in Chemical Sciences (2008-2013). Consultant for BASF e Procter & Gamble. His research activity focused on chemical teaching, electrolyet/non electrolyte solutions. Recently active in the fields of association colloids: micelles, microemulsions, liquid-crystalline phases, gels, polymer-surfactant systems, vesicles, biopolymers, and their mixtures. Also interested in intrinsic colloids, nanoparticles and polymer wrapping thereon. Author of about 150 papers on refereed journals.
Mauro Fernandes Pereira
Institute of physics of the academy of sciences of the czech republic
Head of Department of Condensed Matter Theory
Rositsa Yakimova is professor emerita in material science, LinkÃ¶ping University. She is an internationally recognized expert in the field of semiconductor crystal and nanostructure growth of SiC, AlN, ZnO and graphene. She has made a substantial contribution to the development of the sublimation growth process. Her major focus recently has been on epitaxial graphene on SiC. Yakimova has pioneered a novel method for fabrication of large area uniform graphene and since 2008 she is leading the research of graphene on SiC at LinkÃ¶ping University. The high quality of this graphene has been evidenced by demonstrating quantum resistance standard of a superior precision [Nature Nanotechnology].
Yakimova is a co-founder and CEO of Graphensic AB, a spinoff company from LinkÃ¶ping University.
Abu Dhabi University
Prof. Ioannis Zuburitkudis joined the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering (CPE) in the United Arab Emirates (UAEU) in September 2012. Before joining CPE, he was a Professor in the Industrial Design Engineering (IDE) Faculty of T.E.I. of Western Macedonia in Greece. His prior appointments were at Hellenic Petroleum Company, in Thessaloniki, Greece, and the Vacuum and Electrostatics Research Lab of Eastman Kodak Co., in Rochester, NY, USA.
His research tries to identify and understand the impact that nano-scaled dimensions have on material properties, and to use such insights to adapt and affect the design and engineering of advanced materials, surfaces and processes that may lead to valuable products. At TEIâ€“WM, he has organised and still directs the NanoMaterials & Manufacturing Processes Laboratory (NanoMaMa Lab), while he has served as the Head of the IDE faculty. His research has been funded by Greek and EU (European Union) research agencies. Since 2008, he is an active member of EU research networks in the framework of Collaboration in Science and Technology (COST) Action and acts as a Greek Management Committee (MC) member for two of these networks.
Monir has a BSc (Hons) degree in Chemistry and an MSc in Organic Chemistry both from Dhaka University. He obtained his PhD in Polymer Chemistry from the Chemistry Department at the University of Sheffield for his work on the synthesis and characterisation of block copolymers of styrene and dienes.
Monir worked as postdoctoral research fellow in the Materials Department at the University of Oxford prior to joining Cranfield University as a Senior Research Fellow in 2002. He has been made Lecturer in Explosive Chemistry in 2015. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
A. El Fatimy
Dr. Abdelouahad El Fatimy graduated from Montpellier University and received his master degree in solid state physics in 2004 and his Ph.D. in Condensed matter physics in 2007. He worked at postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bordeaux (2007-2008), at Tohoku University, Japan (2008-2009) and Cardiff University (2009-2012). From 2012-2014, he was a researcher at CNRS, France and in 2014, he joined the Georgetown University in the USA as a physicist. Since 2017, he is a physic professor at Ecole Centrale of Casablanca and since 2018, He is a senior physicist at the Central European Institute of Technology at Brno University, Czech Republic. He is the author of numerous publications and patents.
A.El Fatimy research interests center around low-temperature physics, low-dimensional materials, molecular magnetic materials and single-photon detectors for space application.