Organizing Committee

Prof. Leszek Adam Dobrzanski, Hon. Prof., Dr hc multi
World Academy of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering (WAMME),
Director of Science Centre
the Medical and Dental Engineering Centre for Research, Design and Production ASKLEPIOS
Gliwice, Poland

Prof. Leszek Adam Dobrzanski, Hon. Prof., Dr HC multi, DSc, PhD, MSc, Eng born in 1947 is a Full Professor of Materials Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Nanotechnology, Medical and Dental Engineering, Management and Organisation. He is one of 55 most frequently cited contemporary Polish scientists of all disciplines. He is the Supervisory Board Chairman, Project Manager, Principal Investigator and Director of Science Centre in the Medical and Dental Engineering Centre for Research, Design and Production ASKLEPIOS in Gliwice, Poland. He is an Honorary Professor of the National University Lvov Polytechnic in Lvov, Ukraine and a Doctor Honoris Causa of the Universities in Russe, Bulgaria, in Miskolc, Hungary and in Khmelnitsky, Ukraine. He is a Fellow of the Materials Science Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences PAS and the President of the Metallic Materials Section of this Committee. He is a Vice President and a Fellow of the Academy of Engineers in Poland. He is a foreign Fellow of the Ukrainian Academy of Engineering Sciences and the Slovak Academy of Engineering Sciences. He is the President of the World Academy of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, and a President of the International Association of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Achievements in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, Archives of Materials Science and Engineering and Open Access Library. He organised ca. 50 international conferences in Poland and was the member of the scientific committees of the next 100 conferences around the World. He advised 60 finished PhD theses and ca. 1000 MSc and BSc theses and is the author of more as 2400 publications, more than 50 books, 40 chapters and 50 patents. He is awarded with a lot awards, among others Gold Medals of Wiliam Johnson, Albert Schweitzer, Ferdinand Martinengo, Tadeusz Senndzimir, Rudolf Clausius, Wieslaw Chladek et al. and The orders and the Crosses among others Commanders Crosses of Rebirth of Poland and Merite de L Invention by Kingdom of Belgium, and ca. 80 awards on International Innovation Fairs around the World.

Fokitis D. Emmanuel
Professor Emeritus, PhysicsDepartment ,
School of Math & Physics Sciences
National Technical University of Athens

He obtained his PhD in Experimental High Energy Physics, January 1976(University of Notre Dame, USA)Main Teaching Activities: 1976 till today at National Technical University ofAthens. Teaching achievements: Organized Teaching Laboratory for Atomic and Molecular Physics, at NTUA in2001. It operates till today Graduate courses. He taught the following courses: ring Semester for 3 years Spectroscopy and Scattering Methods in an MS studies program organized by Chem Engineering Dept of NTUA Spring Semester. Micro sensors and Nano sensors (from 2005 till this year). His Representative Publications List can be found:(Easy access via INSPIRES : : FIND A fokitis, E)  has co-ordinated many research programs and has been involved in high quality research.

Prof. Vijay K. Arora
Founder President of VSG International
UTM Distinguished Professor (Grade A),  Wilkes University

Vijay K. Arora, with Ph. D. from the University of Colorado, held distinguished visiting appointments at the University of Illinois, the University of Tokyo, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, the University of Western Australia, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).  He was a UTM Distinguished Professor (Grade A) while serving Wilkes University as a Professor of Electrical Engineering, from where he retired on August 31, 2017. He is Founder President of VSG International, the Virtuous Services Group, based in Colorado, U. S. A.., with subsidiary office in New Delhi, India.  Arora has visited several international institutions on short-term consulting assignments and enjoys the privilege of knowing the cultures and educational methods being practiced around the globe.  In recognition of his research, he is invited to give presentations at several international scientific gatherings.  His research interests include nanoelectronics, engineering management and global educational paradigms.  Professor Arora has authored or co-authored over 250 papers on scientific, educational, and management issues. He chaired EScienceNano2012, NanoTechMalaysia2010 NanoSingapore2006, and ASEE Mid-Atlantic Conference1996.  Professor Arora is on the Distinguished Lecturer Program of the IEEE Electron Devices Society and APS Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics. His most recent distinguished lecture entitled Ohm to Arora: A New Paradigmfor Nanoscale Devices and Circuitsis now downloadable from You Tube.

Prof. Nezar Hassan Khdary
Member of Royal Society of chemistry (MRSC,CChem), American Chemical Society,
Co-Director of Excellence Center for Integrated Nano (KACST-Northwestern University)

Nezar H. Khdary obtained his PhD from the University of Southampton, UK 2005. He is a member of Royal Society of chemistry (MRSC,CChem), American Chemical Society, The New York Academy of Sciences, Saudi Chemical Society and Saudi Computer Society,. In 2012 he nominated an assistant professor visitor at Northwestern University. Currently Dr. Khdary is associate professor at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology) KACST, Saudi Arabia. His interest in nanoparticles synthesis, modification and applications, public health and computer graphical software. Dr. Khdary joined work in the field of toxicology in 1991 at Forensic and Toxicology Center in Makkah, Ministry of Health (MOH) Saudi Arabia,. He held several positions during continued to work at MOH until 2001, where he had the opportunity to complete his studies for PhD. In 2005, he received a doctorate degree from the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom After his return to Saudi Arabia he worked in public health beside that, he continuously involved in scientific research through the Toxicology and Research Center in Makkah, where he developed, Patented and published new method of using duel functionalized nanoparticles for drug detection and scavenging form drinking water.

Dr. Khdary currently, continuing his research in the field of innovation of new inexpensive materials to deal with arsenic contamination in water, which becomes a global problem. In addition to that, he engages to develop new nano-materials for environmental and medical applications. Dr. Khdary obtained number of patents and several thanks certificates and honorary plaque and excellence awards

Lavinia BALAN
CNRS Senior Researcher
CNRS Institute of Materials Science of Mulhouse (IS2M)
UMR 7361, 15 rue Jean Starcky
Mulhouse- France

Lavinia BALAN obtained the PhD degree from the University Henry Poincaré in Nancy, France, in 2005. Her PhD was devoted to the elaboration of an original material for the anode of Li-ion batteries.

After a post doctorate in Orleans and then in Mulhouse, she joined the Department of Photochemistry (DPG) of Mulhouse in 2006 as a CNRS Senior Researcher. She opened a new field of research in this laboratory, viz. the photoassisted synthesis of metal nanoparticles and metal-polymer nanocomposite materials.

Since December 2009, L. Balan joined the Institute of Materials Science of Mulhouse (IS2M) CNRS-UMR 7361. She has published more than 100 papers, 4 book chapters and 5 patents. Her lines of research are concerned with (photo)chemical synthesis of metal/polymer nanocomposites and design, customization and characterization of metal nanoparticles and nanocrystals (quantum dots) suited for advanced applications in the fields of optic, photonics, plasmonics, information storage, imaging or biology.

Dr. L. Balan has been serving as an editorial board member for few scientific journals.

Prof. Antonio Tejeda
CNRS Researcher
Laboratoire de Physique des Solides (Orsay)

Antonio Tejeda is a researcher at CNRS, the main French Research Center. He received his PhD at Autonoma University in Madrid in 2003. He worked at Denis Diderot University in Paris under a Marie Curie Fellowship, and obtained a tenure position at CNRS in 2004, where he presentlyworksin the Laboratoire de Physique des Solides since 2014. He combines this technique with an intense research activity using synchrotron facilities. His expertise areasare low dimensional systems, surfaces and interfaces. He studies there the relationship between atomic structure and electronic correlation in phase transitions as well as the tailoring of the electronic properties by structural modification. He is also invested in broad audience manifestations, having written for instance the book “Photoemission in solids: concepts and applications”.

Prof. Candido Fabrizio  Pirri
Professor of Physics of Matter
Politecnico di Torino

Degree in Engineering and PhD in Physics of Matter at Politecnico di Torino. Professor of Physics of Matter since 2001 at Politecnico di Torino. In 1999 he was the founder of the Materials and Microsystems Labs (CHI-LAB) of Politecnico di Torino. He is Director of the Lab with a Research Staff working in the field of micro-technologies and nano-science ( Since 2003 he is Coordinator, for the Polytechnic of Turin, of the International Master of Science in Micro and Nanotechnologies for Integrated Systems (POLITO, INP Grenoble, EPF Losanne:
Since 2005 he is Coordinator of the National MIUR Excellence Laboratory “LATEMAR” funded by FIRB 2003 call   (

From March 2011 to May 2016 he was Director of the Center for Space Human Robotics of the Italian Institute of Technology ( ).  From May 2016 he is Senior Scientist and P.I. of “Advanced Materials Lab” at Italian Institute of Technology ( )

Scientific interests:

  • Nanotechnologies applied to biological systems (in particular sensors, lab on chip and organ on chip)
  • Graphene and 2D materials for energy and environment (solar cells, supercapacitors)
  • Nanomaterials for microelectronics
  • Nanomaterials and nanostructures for CO2 trapping and reduction
  • Multifunctional nanocomposites for 3D printing

Prof. Ajay Kumar Mishra
Professor and Fellow Member at “Royal Society of Chemistry” UK
University of South Africa

Ajay Kumar Mishra is a full Professor at the Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Research Unit at College of Science, Engineering & Technology, University of South Africa, Florida Science Campus, South Africa and also a “Fellow” member at “Royal Society of Chemistry” UK. He received his B. Sc, M. Sc., degrees in 1997 and 2001 respectively from Purvanchal University Jaunpur, India and M. Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in 2003 and 2007, respectively, from The University of Delhi, India. From March 2006 to September 2009, he was postdoctoral fellows at various South African Institutes/Universities. In addition, he was appointed as “Senior Lecturer” in October 2009 at the Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, South Africa where he was promoted to “Associate Professor” in November 2011 until December 2014. Recently, he was appointed by University of South Africa as “Full Professor” since January 2015. He is also working as “Adjunct Professor” at Jiangsu University, China. His research interests include synthesis of multifunctional nano-materials, nano-composites, biopolymer and/or petrochemical based biodegradable polymers, polymers based materials/composites, smart materials, CNT and graphene based composite materials and water research. He has authored over 100 scientific papers. He has hosted several visiting researchers/scientists/postdocs in his group. He has also developed a number of collaborations worldwide. He has delivered a number of including Plenary/Keynote/Invited Lectures. For his outstanding research profile, he was awarded a number of international awards. Prof. Mishra also served as Associate Editor as well as 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. He is serving as member advisory board of a number of international scientific societies, conferences and workshops.

Prof. Der-Jang Liaw
Chair professor of Chemical Engineering,
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Der-Jang LIAW, Polymer Science Doctor (Ph.D. Polymer), now he is a Chair professor of Chemical Engineering, NTUST. He got Master and Ph.D. degrees in polymer science of Osaka University (Japan). He has published about 360 SCI papers (h-index = 44 from ISI Web of Knowledge), 180 conference papers and 60 patents. In 2009, He was a recipient of the International Award from the Society of Polymer Science, Japan with Prof. J. M. J. Frechet (USA) and Prof. K. Muellen (Germany). He received Outstanding Polymer Academic Research Prize in 2012 and Lifetime Achievement Prize from Polymer Society of Taiwan in 2013. He has been a fellow of The Polymer Society of Taiwan since 2014. He has been Academician of the Russian Academy of Engineering since 2011. He is the Editorial Advisory Board of Polymer (UK), Polymer Journal (Japan), Polymer International (UK), Journal of Polymer Research (1994~2001), High Performance Polymers (UK) (NASA Editor-in-Chief), Materials (Switzerland) and Soft Nanoscience Letters (USA). He is also the International Advisory Board of Polycondensation 2014 (Tokyo) and 2016 (Moscow), IUPAC Macro2008 (Polymer Synthesis, Session Chairman), International Advisory Board of European Polymer Congress 2009 (Graz, Austria), International Advisory Committee of Pacific Polymer Federation (PPF), International Advisory Board of International Symposium on Olefin Metathesis (ISOM 19 [France], ISOM20 [Japan] and ISOM21 [Austria]), honorable guest of Nanotechnology-2015 (Dubai, UAE), Federation of Asian Polymer Societies Polymer Congress, 4FAPS-IPC 2015 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), member of Asia Polymer Association, APA-2015 (India) and Organizing Committee of Nanotechnology and Material Science, Nanotechnology-2016 (Dubai, UAE), Keynote speaker and International advisory board of ISCC2016, International Advisory Board & Invited Speaker of Polycondensation 2016, Keynote speaker of International Seminar on Science and Technology in Indonesia , Keynote speaker of International Union of Materials Research Societies-International Conference on Advanced Materials in Kyoto and Plenary& Invited speaker of IUPAC-FAPS 2017 Polymer Congress in Jeju. Currently, Prof. LIAW researches including: (1) synthesis of conjugated polymers used for carrier transporting materials of solar cells, (2) nanographenes-containing polymers, (3) Selective dispersion of carbon nanotube by conjugated polymers wrapping and (4) synthesis and characterization of high performance polyimides (PIs) and polyamides (PAs) with organo-solubility, thermal stability and optoelectronic properties. He studies on synthesis of all possible functional polymers via various polymerization techniques including free radical polymerization, ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP), UV curing and moisture curing polymerizations for adhesives and coatings, polycondensation or polymer reaction for optoelectonic devices, biomaterials, next-generation semiconductor materials and solar energy applications.

Prof. Hui Tong Chua
Professor of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering Program Chair
University of Western Australia (UWA)

Professor Dr Hui Tong Chua, PhD (NUS), M.Eng. (NUS), B.Eng (1st Class Hons, NUS), is Professor of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering and the Chemical Engineering Program Chair at the University of Western Australia (UWA). His research interest covers Heat and Mass Transfer, Thermodynamics, Process Engineering and Waste Heat Utilisation. Seven of his international peer reviewed journal articles are among the top 1% percentile in the field of Engineering in terms of citation.

One of his key research achievements is the successful spinning off of his catalytic methane cracking technology, now known as the Hazer Process, as Hazer Group Ltd., which raised $5m in their Initial Public Offering on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:HZR) in November 2015.

Hui Tong is also a China Shanxi Province Hundred Man Distinguished Professor at the Taiyuan University of Technology, Shanxi Province, China.

Hui Tong holds a Ph.D., an M.Eng. and a B.Eng.(1st Class Hons.) in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Prior to joining UWA, Hui Tong was an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the National University of Singapore.

Hui Tong's ResearcherID (Web of Science) is B-1317-2008.

Prof. Flippo Berto
Regius Full Professor and Chair of Mechanics and Material
Norwegian University of Science and Tehcnology
Trodheim Norway 

He is author of more than 500 technical papers, mainly oriented to material science engineering, the brittle failure of different materials, notch effect, the application of the finite element method to the structural analysis, the mechanical behaviour of metallic materials, the fatigue performance of notched components as well as the reliability of welded, bolted and bonded joints. Since 2003, he has been working on different aspects of the Structural Integrity discipline, by mainly focusing attention on problems related to the static and fatigue assessment of engineering materials and components. In particular, he has attempted to devise engineering methods suitable for designing components (experiencing different kinds of stress concentration phenomena) against fatigue as well as against static failures.

Prof.Berto’s areas of expertise can be summarised as follows:

  • Metals and advanced materials
  • Mechanical behavior of metallic materials
  • Materials Engineering Science of metals
  • Fracture behaviour of additive manufacturing components
  • Fracture and Fatigue of hybrid and functional materials for biomedical and aerospace applications
  • Fatigue behaviour of light structures for aerospace applications
  • Fracture behaviour of lattice structure materials
  • Enviromental effects on fracture and fatigue at nano, micro and macro level

Prof. Dr. Osman Adiguzel
Firat University, Department of Physics, Turkey


Dr. Osman Adiguzel graduated from Department of Physics, Ankara University, Turkey in 1974 and received PhD- degree from Dicle University, Diyarbakir-Turkey in Solid State Physics. He studied at Surrey University, Guildford, UK, as a post doctoral research scientist in 1986-1987, and his studies focused on shape memory alloys. He worked as research assistant, 1975-80, at Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey.  He shifted to Firat University in 1980, and became professor in 1996, and He has already been working as professor.

Dr. Adiguzel served his directorate of Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Firat University in 1999-2004. He supervised 5 PhD- theses and 3 M.Sc theses. He is also Technical committee member of many conferences. He received a certificate which is being awarded to him and his experimental group in recognition of   significant contribution of 2 patterns to the Powder Diffraction File – Release 2000. The ICDD (International Centre for Diffraction Data) also appreciates cooperation of his group and interest in Powder Diffraction File.

Scientific fields of Dr. Adiguzel are as follow: Martensitic phase transformations and shape memory effect and applications to copper-based shape memory alloys, molecular dynamics simulations, alloy modeling, electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction and crystallography, differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).   

Dr. T.Theivasanthi,
International Research Center,
Kalasalingam University, India.


Dr. (Ms) T.Theivasanthi of Kalasalingam University doing research in nanomaterials / nanotechnology; has 14 years of teaching experience; published many research articles/ books and h-index 9; life member of Indian Science Congress Association and Magnetics Society of India; serving as Editorial Board Member/ reviewer for some scientific journals; achieved many awards/ honours/ recognitions including - Madurai Women Achievers Award - 2013, Motivational Award - 2015 and 2015 Women’s Day Award of St.Annes College; achieved World Record in LIMCA Book of Records-2015 for nanotechnology invention “World’s first superparamagnetic plants materials” – named “Santhi Particles”, World Record– 2016 for innovative products "The World’s lowest priced graphene" & "World’s Smallest Particles of Vegetables" and World Record– 2017 for the invention "The World’s Smallest Anti-Viral Plant Particles". Other innovative products- Superparamagnetic lead nanoparticles, semiconducting lead Nanoparticles, Low cost-mass production of graphene, agricultural nanofertilisers, vegetable powder for diabetes, plants materials for diabetes & psoriasis and nanoparticles for treatment of EBOLA, DENGUE, HIV & H1N1 virus infection. Govt. of India shows interests to develop her inventions for the benefits of public; she has been invited to deliver lectures (more than 105) in International / National scientific conferences, foreign countries (China, Malaysia, Sri Lanka & Greece) and renowned institutes like National Institute of Technology, Anna University, Central University of all over India; she delivered Motivational Lectures for women, students and staff of institutes / Multi-national corporate companies (Cognizant Technologies); Artha Nyana Academy (Malaysia), ISOM (Malaysia) etc. Economic Times and Telegraph have published news about her research; Thanthi TV, All India Radio, Minnal FM (Malaysia) and Bernama TV (Malaysia) have broadcasted her interviews.

Dr. Ahmed H. A. Dabwan
Faculty of Chemical Engineering Technology TATi University College,

Dr. Ahmed H. A. Dabwan Faculty of Chemical Engineering Technology TATi University College, Malaysia Dr. Ahmed obtained his Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, his Master (2001), and Ph. D. (2004) from Graduate School of Engineering, Mie University, Japan. Dr. Ahmed was appointed as a full time research in Mie Industry and Enterprise Support Center (MIESC), Japan from (4/2005 – 6/2007). Full time researcher in Anotsu Research Institute for Environmental Restoration (ARIER), Mie, Japan from 7/2007- 4/2009). From 5/2009 joined TATI University College, Terengganu, Malaysia as a lecturer, became the Dean of Chemical Engineering Technology, at the same university from 8/2012 to 2/2013. From 3/2013 till 12/2014; he was promoted as the Dean of Research Management Centre (RMC), in the same university. Currently he is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering Technology, TATI University College supervising students final year projects and monitoring different research grants carbon dioxide chemistry, fuel production, analytical atomic spectrometry, pollution prevention, physical‒chemical treatment. Moreover, he has received prestigious scholarships and awards such as; awarded the Japanese government (MEXT, scholarship 1998-2004), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science fellow (JSPS June 2011-March 2012). In Malaysia awarded different medals in national and international levels such as ITEX, MTE, and PECIPTA for his significant contribution to cleaner environment. To date Dr. Ahmed has published more than 30 papers, 2 chapters in books, some of these papers published in high impact journals such as Chemical Engineering Journal (Elsevier), Arabian Journal of Chemistry (Elsevier), Frontiers of Chemical Engineering in China (Springer).

Dr. Gomaa A. M. Ali (Ph.D.)
Assistant Professor Chemistry Department
Al–Azhar University,

Dr. Gomaa A. M. Ali works as Assistant Professor at Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Al-Azhar University Egypt. He obtained his BSc and MSc in Physical Chemistry from Al-Azhar University, Faculty of Science. He was awarded his Ph.D. in Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy Storage from UMP, Malaysia. He has 35 published papers, 2 patents and 10 medals (gold, platinum, and diamond). He joined more than 7 intentional conferences and many workshops. 
His M.Sc. thesis title is: Preparation and Characterization of Co/SiO2 nanocomposites of Technological Applications
His Ph.D. thesis title is: Preparation and Characterization of Manganese-based and Carbon-Based Nanomaterials for Supercapacitors Application

Journal Editor–in–Chief 
•    Chemistry of Advanced Materials (CAM)

Journal Editorial Member
•    Pyrex Journal of Research in Environmental Studies (PJRES)
•    Journal of Students Research, Natural Sciences Publishing (NSP)
•    International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Scientific Research (IJAESR)

Journal Reviewer
•    RSC Advances
•    International Journal of Energy Research
•    International Journal of Nano Dimension
•    Oriental Journal of Chemistry
•    Materials Chemistry and Physics

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Dr. Mirosław Kwiatkowski
AGH University of Science and Technology
Faculty of Energy and Fuels
A. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland.

Dr. Mirosław Kwiatkowski in 2004 obtained Ph.D. degree at the Faculty of Fuels and Energy, AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, in the discipline: chemical technology. Currently he is working an assistant professor at  the AGH University of Science and Technology, at the Faculty of Energy and Fuels. His published work includes more than 45 papers in reputable international journals and 75 conference proceedings. He is the editor in chief International Journal of System Modeling and Simulation (UAE) and a member of the editorial board of internationals journals ie. Bulletin of Trends in Chemical Sciences (India), International Journal of Computational and Theoretical Chemistry (USA), Material Science and Engineering with Advanced Research (UK), Journal of Integrated Technologies (USA), International Journal of Petrochemical Science & Engineering (USA), Journal of Molecular Sciences (USA), Journal of Waste Recycling (USA), Journal of Forest Research (USA), Journal of Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Chemical Science (UK), Journal of Advances in Nanomaterials (Hong Kong), as well as a member of the organizing committees international conferences in China, Thailand, Poland, Iran, UK, Ireland, UAE, USA, Japan, France, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain and Italy.

Dr. Mirosław Kwiatkowski is also a regular reviewer in a reputable scientific journals - among others: Chemical Engineering Journal, Journal Colloid and Interface Science, Environmental Processes, Energy Technology, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, Interational Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Journal of International Journal of Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Langmuir, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, International Journal of Petrochemical Science & Engineering.

Apart from scientific work Dr. Mirosław Kwiatkowski also does some teaching. Runs classes on computer calculation methods and data analyses, numerical methods, chemistry, management in companies, and is a tutor of a student scientific society called “Green Energy”.

Dr. M. Sithambaresan
Head and Senior Lecturer(Gr.I)
Department of Chemistry
Eastern University,
Sri Lanka (EUSL)

Professional Preparation

University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka Special in Chemistry B.Sc (Hons), 1998

University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Chemistry M.Phil.,2007

CochinUniversity of Science and Technology Kerala, India Chemistry Ph.D., 2012


Since2014- Head of Chemistry, Eastern University, Sri Lanka (EUSL)

2015-2016-Chairman for Curriculum revision committee, EUSL

2015 and 2016- Chairman for Convocation Committee, EUSL

2013-2016-Coordinator for Activity 1: curriculum revision, under QIG Project, EUSL

Since 2012-Coordinator for External Degree in Science, EUSL

Since 2013- Visiting Lecturer, Chemistry, The Open University of Sri Lanka

2007-2015-Student Counsellor, Faculty of Science, EUSL

Dr. ElSayed Zaki
Member in Petroleum Applications Department 
Egyptian Petroleum  Research Institute

ElSayed Zaki is a member in Petroleum Applications Department, Egyptian Petroleum research Institute. Dr. Sayed took part in many research papers, books and applied projects in the field of corrosion and  scale problems particularly in petroleum industry and project in green chemistry for synthesis of hydrogel in agriculture . Dr. Sayed is capable and self- reliant scientific worker with broad knowledge in scope of corrosion protection methods as well as scale problems, surfactants and polymers.


 Member in Royal Society of Chemistry( MRSC), Member in Chemicals Development Services Center (CDSC), Member in Egyptian Corrosion Society (ECS), Member in The Arab Society of Material Science, Member in Petroleum and Mineral Resources Society,  Member in Egyptian  Petroleum association, The Egyptian Society of Polymer Science and Technology  (ESPST), Egyptian Syndicate of Scientific Professions Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological& Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES), Society of Petroleum engineers ( SPE), World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), The International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Egyptian association for science and engineering (EASE), Sesame User Office (Suo) Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East, Sesame Users’ Committee (SUC), Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East, International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM), The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC), The International Society for Environmental Information Sciences (ISEIS ), The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD)

Prof. Venkatramanan K, Rashmi
Head, Dept. of  Physics
Director - Student Cultural Affairs and Programmes
Sri Chandrasekharendra Sarawathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya
Tamilnadu, India

Venkatramanan K, PhD, LM-USI, LM-ASI has been working as  full time Professor of Physics and as Head of the department of Physics for 18 years. He is also currently the Director of Student Cultural Affairs and Programmes of SCSVMV University. He was a Research fellow at Materials Science & Engineering department of City University of Hongkong. He is a life member of Ultrasonic Society of India and Acoustical Society of India and Senior member of SCIEI. He is also the executive council member of Thermophysical Society of India [TPSI]. He has reviewed many international journals like Polymer Bulletin, International Journal of Acoustics & Vibration, etc. He has organised many national and international conferences. He is the editor of few international conference proceedings and he has authored three text books in Physics for engineering students. He is the Chairman of Board of studies in Physics of SCSVMV University and a member of Academic council and Planning and Monitoring board of SCSVMV University. He has completed three projects on population education funded by UGC and presently the principal investigator of a DST sponsored project. He is also a member of editorial board of few international journals. His research areas include Ultrasonic studies on polymers and blends, Nano fluids, Thermophysical properties of liquids.


Dr. Sirikanjana Thongmee
Assistant professor of Physics,
Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University,

Dr. Sirikanjana Thongmee now is an Assistant professor of Physics, She was in Physics Department Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University. She got her B.Sc in Physics at Prince of Songkla University, M. Sc. in Chemical Physics at Mahidol University and Ph.D. (Materials Science) at National University of Singapore. Dr. Sirikanjana Thongmee got the Thesis Presentation Award, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1999 and Outstanding Research of the Year 2nd Class Award, Office of the National Research Council of Thailand, Thailand, 2003. Currently Dr. Sirikanjana Thongmee’s researches focus on the metal doped ZnO for spintronics and gas sensors applications, magnetic nanomaterials, graphene oxide for different applications and activated carbon from agricultural wasted.

Prof. Elias Siores
Provost and Director of Research and Innovation,
Bolton University

Professor Elias Siores is the Provost and Director of Research and Innovation, Bolton University. Educated in the UK (BSc, MSC, MBA, PhD) and pursued his academic career in Australia (Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne) and Asia (Hong Kong, Dong Guan) before returning to Europe (UK) as a Marie Curie Fellow. His R&D work concentrated on advancing the science and technology in the field of automated Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation including Ultrasound, Acoustic Emission, and Microwave Thermography. His recent R&D work focuses on Smart / Functional Materials and Systems development. In this area, he has developed Electromagnetic, Electrorheological, Photovoltaic and Piezoelectric Smart Materials based Energy Conversion Systems for Renewable Energy, Medical, Health Care and Wearable Devices.  He has published over 300 publications including 8 Patents . He has been a member of editorial boards of international journals and a Fellow of IOM, TWI, IEAust, SAE and WTIA. He has served on Board of Directors of a number of research centres worldwide including UK, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong, all associated with the Bio-Nano-Materials field. He has received 15 awards in his career for R&D achievements.