Head, Dept. of Physics
Director - Student Cultural Affairs and Programmes
Sri Chandrasekharendra Sarawathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya
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
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. 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
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
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
Prof. Flippo Berto
Regius Full Professor and Chair of Mechanics and Material
Norwegian University of Science and Tehcnology
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
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 from the Faculty of Energy and Fuels at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, and in 2018 D.Sc. degree from the Faculty of Chemistry at the Wrocław University of Technology in the discipline: chemical technology. In addition, he obtained a certificate of completion of postgraduate studies: Professional Research and Development Project Manager at the Krakow University of Agriculture, Research and Development Project Manager at the University of Economics and Innovation in Lublin, and Electrical Energy Markets from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow as well as a certificate of completion of the international course on Sustained Energy Development carried out as part of the European Union programme TEMPUS (Poland, Denmark, Spain and Portugal) at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków.
Currently Dr. Mirosław Kwiatkowski 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 of The International Journal of System Modeling and Simulation (UAE), an associate editor of Micro & Nano Letters Journal (UK) 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), 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), SM Analytical & Pharmaceutical Research Journal (USA), Journal of Chemical Technology and Applications (UK), The Nano Research & Applications (USA), Energy and Power Engineering (China) as well as a member of the organizing committees numerous international conferences in Europe, Asia and United States of America.
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, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Langmuir, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering and International Journal of Petrochemical Science & Engineering.
He has wide experience in the area of chemical technology, chemistry and physical chemistry, material science and engineering, numerical analysis, mathematical modelling of the adsorption process, description of the porous structure, practical aspects of adsorption, analysis of the carbonaceous adsorbents production, energy efficiency, renewable energies as well as economics and management.
Dr. Mirosław Kwiatkowski was also a supervisor of 58 master’s theses and 55 engineer’s theses and is a tutor of a student scientific society called “Green Energy”.
Basma El Zein, PhD
Dean of Scientific Research: University of Business and Technology,
Basma El Zein, PhD, SMIEEE, Solar Pioneer, Lifetime Achiever. Dean of Scientific Research at the University of Business and Technology (UBT). She has 18 years of experience in academic and research institution. She was a Research Scientist at KAUST, and an associate researcher at IEMN, Lille, France. Her recent research interests include working on nanostructures for third generation solar cells, energy harvesting and energy storage. She gained 2 grants, to support her research on Nanostructures for Photovoltaic applications.She is a reviewer in many international, peer-reviewed journals, the chair or co-chair and on the committee of different international conferences; she published in many international journals and had one patent filed in USA.
Dr. Sudarsan Raj
Postdoctoral Researcher at Nagoya University,
Dr. Sudarsan Raj is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at Nagoya University, Japan. He got his Ph.Ddegree in 2016 fromChonbuk National University, South Korea and M. Sc. from Berhampur University, Berhampur, Indiain 2009. He was a researcherat CSIR - IMMT, India during 2010-11. His research interest includes synthesis of core-shell structured metal oxide for LEDs, Gas sensor,Dye-sensitized solar cell, Exhaust Catalyst, Diesel soot oxidation for air pollution control. He deliveredInvited talk in International Conference on Materials and Systems for Sustainability (ICMaSS) 2017, Nagoya, Japan. Life member in scientific society like Orissa Chemical Society, India and Korean Institute of Metal and Materials, Republic of Korea. He also a potential reviewer in reputed international Journals like Materials letters (Elsevier), CrystEngComm, and New Journal of Chemistry (RSC).
RAJA RIZWAN HUSSAIN Ph.D
King Saud University, Riyadh
He received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, for which he was ranked as outstanding and was awarded the best research thesis, prize and medal from the University of Tokyo. He also completed his Ph.D. in a record short period of just two years from the university ranked among top 20 in the world. He has authored more than 200 publications in the past 10 years and has received several awards, prizes and distinctions throughout his research and academic career. His research interest is in the corrosion of steel reinforced concrete. Postal address: PO Box: 800, CoE-CRT, Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, 11421, Saudi Arabia. e-mail: email@example.com;
Prof. Han-yong jeon
GSRL(Geosynthetics Research Laboratory)
TOMRL(Technical Organic Materials Research Laboratory)
Department of Applied Organic Materials Engineering Inha University
Han-Yong Jeon is a Professor of geosyntheics and technical organic materials. He achieved Ph.D. from the Hanyang University, Korea (1989). As a professor, he has worked since 1982 and now works for the Inha University, Korea (South). He worked in the International Geosynthetics Society as Council member (2006-2012) and he was the 6th president of the Korean Geosynthetics Society (2011–2013). Also, he was the 32nd President of the Korean Fiber Society (2014-2015). He has published more than 782 papers in domestic and international conferences. He wrote 18 textbooks including “Geosynthetics” and also published 118 papers in domestic and international journals. He has awards of Marquis Who's Who - Science and Engineering in 2003-2015 and Top 100 Scientists in the World: 2005/2011 of IBC (International Biographical Centre, UK).
Dr. Yousef Tamsilian
Assistant Professor, Chamran University Of Ahvaz (SCU)
CEO, MPA CO.; A Knowledge-Based Enterprise On Leading Materials/Technologies
Dr. Yousef Tamsilian is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Engineering (OGP) at Chamran University of Ahvaz (SCU) where is one of the comprehensive universities in Iran. Meanwhile, He leads a knowledge-based enterprise on high technological materials production including smart nanomaterial, superabsorber, heat transfer nanofluids, etc. He has got Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, having some technical coursesat POLYMAT of University of the Basque, BASF Co. and Texas Tech University. His M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses were about modeling and experimental study of rheological behavior of smart polymeric core-shell nanostructure fluids during the chemical EOR process. Over ten years of academic and professional industrial experiences in the universities and in oil & gas industries,he published more than 35 papers in international and national journals and conferences and five books subjected to Open FOAMCFD, thermodynamic, nanomaterial, and molecular dynamic. He also has two US. Patents and two Iranian Patents having EOR principles to proceed the edge of knowledge for chemical phased-behavior. Considering hisexcited background in smart nanostructured materials, chemical enhanced oil recovery, polymerization engineering, modeling of polymer and chemical processes, his current research interests have evolved into two principal themes: 1- continuum and molecular dynamic modeling and simulation of smart nanostructure behavior, and 2- modeling and experimental studies of smart EOR and chemical processes.
Prof: Neetu Agrawal
Associate Professor in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Neetu Agrawal is currently working as an Associate Professor in Electronics and Communication Engineering , Ambedkar institute of Advanced Communication and
technologies, Geeta Colony , Delhi-31, India. She secured her M.Tech degree from Moti Lal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad.
She obtained herDr D.Phil. Degree from University of Allahabad. She is in teaching profession for more than 15 years.
Her main areas of interest include Image Processing, Evolutionary Computing, Machine Learning , Signal Processing. She has co-authored two books as well as one chapter
and peer reviewed publications. She also serves as a reviewer for peer reviewed journals
Dr Oras A Al-Ani , PhD
Emerging Technologies and Materials Group
School of Engineering
Oras A. Al-Ani received the B.Sc and M.Sc degrees in Laser and Optoelectronic Engineering from Al-Nahreen University, Iraq, in 2000 and 2002, respectively. Mrs Al-Ani was working as a Lecturer at the College of Electrical and Electronic Techniques Engineering, Baghdad, Iraq, since 2005. She is currently studying towards the Ph.D. degree within the Emerging Technologies and Material (ETM) group, School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K. Oras’ research focuses on computational and theoretical analysis of the point and extended defects in multicrystalline silicon and their impact on photovoltaic devices. She is a student member of IEEE, member of IET and Al-Kindi Society for Engineers; and awarded several awards for the best paper and presentation. Oras recently served as the Event Coordinator for the Annual Research Conference (ARC2016) at Newcastle University and she currently acts as the School Representative of research student’s in Newcastle University. In addition, she is recently appointed as a committee member of The International Conference on Nanotechnology and Nanoscience.
PhD (Kyoto University), MsD (Gifu University)
Dr. Tamio Endo
Japan Advanced Chemicals, Japan
Professor Emeritus Mie University, Japan
Honorary Professor Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Representative of MRS-Japan Research Society (Nano Oxides Materials)
Representative of Team Harmonized Oxides (THO) <International Activities>
PhD (Kyoto University), MsD (Gifu University)
* Oxide Thin Films, * Multifunctional Oxide Composites and Heterostructures,
* Plasma Effects on Polymer Films and Tight Bonding,
* Plasma on Carbon Fibers and CNTs, * Graphenes
* Mineral Materials, Bio Materials
Dr. Farid Menaa
Professor, Director and Independent Consultant
Departments of Internal Medicine and Nanomedicine
California Innovations Corporation, CA,
Dr. Farid Menaa is an inter- and multi-disciplinary professional with worldwide reputation. He has three international post-doctoral terms in Oncology, Dermatology, and Hematology; MBA Entrepreneurship and MD candidate. During his ongoing career, he has mainly contributed to the identification and functions of new human disease-causing genes and variants, formulated natural products for anti-aging and developed innovative theranostic strategies against cancers, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity and infectious diseases. He has more than 10 years’ experiences either in the academic, hospitals or industrial sectors. As Chief Scientific Officer and Vice-President R&D at Fluorotronics, Inc. he actively participated in the development of the disruptive “Carbon-Fluorine Spectroscopy”.
Dr. Menaa collaborates with various organizations worldwide. He is a member of several prestigious medical and scientific organizations and editorial boards in the field of medicine, science, technology and business, including in the nano-segment. He has authored more than 100 articles including research and review articles, books, book chapters, textbooks, proceedings, and has participated to over 200 scientific international events including as co-organizer, keynote speaker, chairman. Dr. Menaa’s worldwide collaborations, holistic point of view and strong expertise in various fields led him to prevent, implement early diagnosis, and develop efficient and safer therapy
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi,
Dr Anshuman Srivastava, obtained his Ph.D in the field of Material Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, India. He has worked as a Joint Director (R and D), IIP Mumbai, Government of India. He is having long industrial and academics experience. Presently, he is working as Director in SIET Allahabad, India. He has published many research papers in journals like Composites Science and Technology, Journal of Power Sources, Material Research Bulletin, Journal of composites and many others.
He is a member of advisory, organizing and technical committees many national and international conferences and has successfully organized several international and national conferences / workshops. He is member, Editorial Board and Reviewer of various international/national journals. Presently he is guiding UG/PG and doctorial theses in mechanical / manufacturing /material science/management. He is life member of various professional bodies like Electron Microscopy Society of India, International Association of Engineers (IAENG), IAENG Society of Industrial Engineering, IAENG Society of Mechanical Engineering, Material Research Society of India, Indian Society for Technical Education, Asian Polymer Association, Indian Society for Advancement in Material Processing and Engineering, Senior Member Hong Kong Society of Mechanical Engineers SM No 20170612001, Hong Kong Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society.
His research work is focused on Physical, Dielectric and Mechanical properties of PVDF/CCTO and modified CCTO composites, Synthesis of high dielectric ceramics, Natural firbres reinforced Polymer composites, Biocomposites, Metal matrix composites, Ceramics matrix composites, thermal engineering and manufacturing.