Dr. Al-Ashaab is Reader in Lean Product Development, the leader of the LeanPPD Research Group and a Course director of the MSc in Global Product Development and Management at the Manufacturing Department of Cranfield University. He was the technical coordinator of the LeanPPD European project and Set-Based Design and knowledge management expert in the TSB-CONGA project â€œConfiguration Optimisation of Next Generation Aircraftâ€. His research projects have a strong focus on industrial applications. His research career started after he obtained PhD from Loughborough University in 1994. He then worked at ITESM Campus Monterrey in Mexico from 1994 to 2000 where 50% of his time was spent working with Mexican Industry in applied research. He has 25 years of teaching experience in Mexico, Colombia, France and UK. Dr Ahmed Al-Ashaab is the author/co-author of more than 100 research papers published in major international journals and internationally refereed conferences. He has supervised over 100 Masters and Doctoral theses. He has been collaborating with many companies such as Rolls-Royce, Airbus, Visteon, JLR, VW, Sitech, Indesit, MOOG, Caltec, CEMEX, Paxton and GETRAG.
Essam Eldin Khalil Hassan Khalil
Essam Eldin Khalil Hassan Khalil is an Egyptian Mechanical Engineer. Experienced Professor Of Mechanical Engineering with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Strong education professional skilled in AutoCAD, Mathematical Modeling, Fortran, SolidWorks, and LabVIEW.Khalil achieved his M.Sc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cairo University in December 1973. In February 1977 he was able to achieve his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at London University, Imperial College of Science and Technology, UK. In 1977, the same year he achieved his Ph.D., Khalil acquired a Diploma of Imperial College at London University and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Imperial College, London with the Support of Harwell Atomic Energy Research Establishment, United Kingdom. Khalil has published more than 900 papers on mechanical engineering.
Kyrgyz State Technical University
Dr. Ing. Ryspek Usubamatov graduated from Bauman Moscow State Technical University. He is Professional Engineer in Mechanical, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, completed Ph.D. and Dr. Tech. Sc. He worked as engineer at a company and as a lecturer in universities of Kyrgyzstan and Malaysia. He has supervised around 100 Professional Engineers, 15 MSc and 7 PhD students. His key research are Productivity Theory for Industrial Engineering, Gyroscope Theory that represented by 7 books, 30 brochures and more than 350 manuscripts in reputed journals and 60 patents of inventions. He is serving as an editorial board member of repute of several international journals.
Abdel-Hamid I. Mourad
United Arab Emirates University
Dr. Mourad received his BSc degree and his M.Sc. degree (1989) in Mechanical Engineering from Helwan University. In 1991, he got a scholarship (INDO/ARE Cultural Exchange Program) under which he earned his PhD degree (Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue) from the IITB in 1996. He was promoted to the assistant professor rank in 1996. In 1998 was invited as a visiting scholar to the Ohio State University, USA. In September 2000 he joined the UAEU as assistant professor. In September 2003 he was promoted to the associate professor rank at Helwan University and in 2005 promoted to the same rank at the UAEU. In 2007 he was invited as a visiting scholar to the IITB. In 2009 he was promoted to full professor rank at Helwan University, Egypt, and to the same rank at the UAEU in Spring 2014. His main research areas are, Materials characterization, fatigue and fracture, stress analysis, stress corrosion cracking, FE method, failure analysis and prevention, durability and degradation of materials, FSW and FSSW, tissue engineering, biomaterials and nanotechnology. He has supervised 24 MSc and PhD theses and led as a PI and CO-PI 22 funded research projects that resulted in more than 100 papers.
Indian Institute of Technology
Prof Gnanamoorthy received his Doctor of Engineering (Dr Engg) degree from Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan. He served at the Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Japan, before joining IIT Madras India. His teaching and research interests include on Advanced Materials & Design, Design with Polymer and Nanocomposities, and Damage Tolerant & Tribo Design. He has published more than 250 original research publications in reputed International Journals and Conferences. His research publications were cited in about 2000 research publications worldwide. Prof Gnanamoorthy is an Honorary Liaison Professor of Nagaoka UT, Japan, Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (FNAE) and Life Member of various professional bodies. Prof Gnanamoorthy, served as the Founder Director of IIITDM Kancheepuram (Govt of India), Mentor Director of IIITDM Kurnool, India and is an architect of Design Centric Engineering and Smart Manufacturing (4.0) Academic Programs in India.
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
Dr. Shahnawaz Mohsin has completed his Ph.D. from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He is an Associate Professor and Incharge, Mechanical Engineering Section, University Polytechnic, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He is having 25 yearsâ€™ experience of teaching in India and Oman. He has contributed to conferences and journals on the subjects related to Mechanical Engineering. He has also having four patents. His areas of interest for teaching include Language of Engineers, CAD/CAM, CIM and Ergonomics. Dr. Mohsin is also served as Member-Incharge, Central Automobile Workshop, Provost of residential Hall, Training Placement Officer (AMU), On-the-Job Training Coordinator (Oman) & member of different Technical bodies.
A M Rawani
National Institute of Technology Raipur
Dr. Rawani is a Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Director and acting Chairman (Board of Governors) of National Institute of Technology Raipur. He has received his M.Tech. in Industrial Engineering and Management from I.I.T. Kharagpur (India) and Ph.D. in Strategic Management from I.I.T. Delhi (India). He has about 36 years of teaching/research and administrative experience of educational institutes. Dr. Rawani has published more than one hundred research papers in International/National Journals and International Conferences. He has produced five Ph.D. under his sole supervision and currently supervising five more candidates for their doctoral program. He has delivered invited lectures in many countries including Switzerland, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Mauritius, Dubai, USA, Hong Kong, Thailand and Indonesia. He has served as reviewer for many International Journals and conferences. Dr Rawani is conferred with Fellowship Award by Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering in 2018 for his outstanding contribution in promotion of Industrial Engineering profession. He was also conferred with 'International Corporate Leadership Award in the field of Education' in 2015 at Bangkok and with â€˜Pride of Asia International Awardâ€™ in 2014 by Economic Growth Society of India. He has also received 'Rashtriya Gaurav Award' in 2010 by India International Friendship Society, India. He was honoured by The Institution of Engineers (India) Chhattisgarh State Centre in 2009 for his valuable contribution in the field of Technical Education. He is the recipient of Best Management Case Award in 'GIFT CASE 2000' competition (executive category) from Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management. Dr. Rawani is a Life Member of Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management, Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education, Fellow Life Member of Institution of Engineers (India) and Fellow Member of Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering. He is a member of Board of Governors of National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai. He had active collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Chhattisgarh Council of Science and Technology, EGADE Business School Mexico, South Asia Institute of Science and Engineering, Hong Kong and International Economic Development Research Centre, Hong Kong for research and other academic purposes.
Gitam University Hyderabad
Prof. Ch. Sanjay has joined GITAM University, Hyderabad as a Founder Director Campus since June, 2009. He is a Certified Corporate Director of World Council for Corporate Governance â€“ UK (wcfcg/iid/dcd/2008/1221). He has visited all the South Asian Countries for Research and presenting papers. He has total 25 years of experience from Industry, Research & Teaching. He has worked abroad for four years as an Associate Professor of Manufacturing Engineering and Management at Government Universities in Malaysia and Singapore. He has delivered Key Note addresses for 45 International and 21 National Conferences & Member of Advisory & Technical Committee for 85 International Conferences. He has organized 18 International Conferences and 53 National Conferences/ Workshops & successfully completed 5 International and 2 National Research Projects. He is a member of Editorial Board for 7 International Journals & Reviewer for 12 International and 11 National Journals. He is Guiding 5 Ph.D Research Scholars and Evaluated 19 Ph.D Thesis of various Universities in Mechanical/ Manufacturing /Management/IT. He has published 4 books and more than 62 Research papers in International Journals & Conferences. He is a Member, Board of Management, Academic Council, Board of Studies, Research and Development Cell, Recruitment & Selection Committee for Various State/Deemed Universities.
Chithirai Pon Selvan
Prof. Chithirai Pon Selvan obtained his Bachelors in Production Engineering, Masters in Computer Aided Design and Ph. D in Mechanical Engineering. He has over twenty years of experience in teaching, educational assessment, classroom management and student relations. He also has hands-on experience in designing & implementing practices in education sector including interactive and innovative trainings as well as educational content for engineering students. Prof. Selvan has published 100+ research articles in international journals and conferences. He has been invited and honoured as key note speaker, session chair, resource person and technical committee member in various conferences in UAE, India, Thailand, Malaysia, UK, Germany & Italy. He joined Curtin University Dubai in July 2018 as Head of School of Science and Engineering after serving 7 years at Manipal University Dubai and 3 years at Amity University Dubai.
University of Rouen
Eriki Ananda Kumar
He has more than 13 years of experience in academics/Industrial, sound knowledge in Mechanical/Automotive/Industrial engineering areas and contribute to the department strategic action plans, delivery and development of teaching, research and professional services. He has gained various skills such as CAD/CAM/CIM, CNC and robot programming, communication and interpersonal, my research interests are in Titanium alloys.
University College of Science Osmania University
Dr. Bandari Shankar is worked as Dean, Faculty of Science and Principal, University College of Science at Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. Dr.Bandari Shankar obtained his PhD degree in Mathematics specializing in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India in 1991. He also did his Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Mathematics from the sameuniversity. His research interests are Fluid Dynamics, Porous Media, Magnetohydrodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics. Dr Bandari Shankar has published 72 refereed research papers so far in various national, international journals and conferences. Dr Bandari Shankar went to deliver an invited talk in International conference on applications of Fluid Dynamics (ICAFD-2012) which was held at University of Botswana, Gaborone, during Sep2012. He also gave invited talk in the International conference on Application of Mathematics in Engineering ICM2012 at AI-Ain-UAE University, Dubai. He also delivered an invited talk on Nanofluids at inter university forum on 19th April 2014 in Govt. of Andhra Pradesh for the benefit of Govt. degree college lecturers Dr. Bandari Shankar is a member of Indian Mathematical Society (IMS) and is associated with other professional bodies including AMS, APSMS, ISTAM, IAPS, IEEE, and ISTE. He is reviewer for many reputed international journals and conferences. He has produced 26 PhDâ€™s so far under his supervision. Citations under his credit 410 till today.
Siberian State University of Telecommunications and Information Sciences
Prof. Igor Palymskiy completed his Dr. Sc. in the year 2012 from Perm University. Now he is the Professor of Physics Department of Siberian State University of Telecommunications and Information Sciences, Novosibirsk city, Russia. He has published more than 80 papers in reputed journals. He is expertise in area of numerical methods in fluid dynamics, convection of homogenious media and gas with chemical reactions.
Dean of school of Mechanical Engineering
Babol Noshirvani University of Technology
He is a professor of Mechanical Engineering in Department of Thermofluids of Babol Noshirvani University of Technology in I. R. of Iran. Currently he is the Dean of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Babol Noshirvani University of Technology. He got his MSc and PhD from Kerman University in Iran. He graduated more than 50 MSc and PhD students and published more than 200 papers in journals and conference proceeding (Google Scholar). He was committee of several international and national conferences and reviewer a lot of high score Journals.
Applications, cmc Instruments GmbH, Germany
Dr. rer. nat. JÃ¶rn Peuser received his diploma in Physics in 2003 and earned his doctorate in 2008 from the University of Darmstadt. During his post-doctorate in Switzerland at the University of Fribourg and up to his current position at cmc Instruments GmbH he has worked extensively in the scientific and industrial sector in the research and development of different kind of complex sensor systems and their applications.
Global Initiative for Climate Action
Over 40 years identifying/structuring/developing/implementing Public Private Partnership infrastructure megaprojects worldwide using The Swiss Challenge approach. Sole Owner of Falja Trading Limited (FTL), private offshore company since 01/1986. Active (2018): 1)US$ 50 MM Funding for High Tech new company; 2)US$2.5 Billion Greenfields Hydro Electric project within LAC 3) Acquisition 100,000+ acres 4th. generation owned land;4) Gen IV Nuclear Power SMR/MSR for Non-OECD countries; Int'l Exec. 30+ yrs. experience:P & L /Board level responsibility;Consulting Engineering/EPC, P3(Power,railways,mining,pipelines,water supply/treatment,energy conservation/solid waste/airports). Developed/implemented/managed large regional agent networks. Services/purchase by concession 1980/98 - raised US $18.7 billion promotion/investment P3 capital [US$10.3 Billion CAPEX implemented]. Led US$2+ billion CAPEX 1987 Colombian NR Recovery/Rehab;10 yr. ongoing US$22+ Billion CAPEX (2012-2022). Pioneer: Led LAC Region market penetration for Tata Sons in 1980s. 2017 Tata LAC footprint is 12000+ employees/US$5+ billion/yr. revenue. Current active contact with: Tata Sons, Tata Industries, Tata International (See Letter of Recommendation - 2014) Leader in: structuring/implementing start-ups; re-alignment of existing corporations for spin-off; incorporation/operation new businesses. Experience in P3 tenders; structured financings (P3 funds). Multi-tasker/leader/supervisor 1977-to date:Engineers,Geologists, Economists, Lawyers, Financiers, HR, O&M.; Expert analysis/understanding/use:govm't regs/cross border issues inherent in int'l work. Interactions: Govmt's (Presidents/PMs/Ministers/Councils of Ministers);Multi/Bi-Lateral Aid/Export Dev'mt Agencies; Global/local banks/businesses. Proven organizational/strategic capacity: structured/coordinated: in-house/outsourcing resources, cost effective co-marketing scenarios; local/int'l projects; Tech Transf Agmts.