Okan Mert Katipoğlu | Civil Engineering Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Okan Mert Katipoğlu | Civil Engineering Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Okan Mert Katipoğlu, Erzincan Binali Yıldırım University, Turkey

Dr. Okan Mert Katipoğlu, a Turkish civil engineer, holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Atatürk University. Specializing in disaster and emergency management, his research focuses on analyzing meteorological and hydrological droughts in the Fırat basin. With expertise in statistical analysis, GIS, and AI, he explores various fields including hydraulic engineering and surface water management. Proficient in languages like English and Russian, he’s also certified in aquanaut diving. Dr. Katipoğlu’s diverse skill set includes software proficiency in MATLAB, Python, and ArcGIS. 🌐📊🛠️


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With a lifelong dedication to engineering, Dr. Okan Mert Katipoğlu’s academic journey reflects his passion for construction and disaster management. Beginning with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Atatürk University, he delved deeper into the field through his Master’s and Doctorate studies, also at Atatürk University. His doctoral research focused on analyzing droughts in the Fırat basin, showcasing his commitment to understanding and mitigating environmental challenges. Currently pursuing a degree in Emergency and Disaster Management, his educational path exemplifies a relentless pursuit of knowledge in engineering and resilience-building. 🏗️🌊📚

Research Focus

Dr. Okan Mert Katipoğlu’s research primarily focuses on hydrological and meteorological phenomena, particularly droughts, in the Euphrates Basin, Turkey. Employing a multidisciplinary approach, he investigates spatiotemporal variations, trends, and impacts of droughts using advanced statistical and machine learning techniques. His work extends to predicting streamflow drought indices, filling missing data gaps, and forecasting flood routing in various regions of Turkey. Through innovative methodologies like wavelet transform, artificial intelligence, and signal processing, he contributes significantly to understanding and managing water resources in semi-arid environments. Dr. Katipoğlu’s research embodies a commitment to environmental sustainability and resilience. 🌊📊🔍

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Eyob Abera Deboch | Communication Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Eyob Abera Deboch | Communication Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Eyob Abera Deboch, Shenzhen institute of advance technology, Ethiopia

🌟 Eyob Abera Deboch is an Ethiopian computer vision specialist with a master’s degree from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. With over three years of experience, he excels in deep learning, particularly in image fusion, classification, and detection. Eyob has showcased his expertise through impactful research, winning awards such as first prize in the Scientific Innovation Competition Contest. He’s published in esteemed journals and demonstrated leadership in academia and extracurricular activities. Eyob is fluent in Python, MATLAB, and C/C++, with a passion for leveraging AI for real-world applications. 🖥️🔍


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🎓 Eyob Abera Deboch pursued his academic journey at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, where he attained both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Graduating with honors, Eyob’s Master’s thesis delved into “Research on Image fusion with the deep learning framework,” showcasing his expertise in computer vision. Prior to this, his Bachelor’s thesis focused on “Image Fusion Algorithms based on Machine learning,” laying the foundation for his subsequent research endeavors. With a strong academic background in Electronic Information Engineering and Information and Communication Engineering, Eyob has demonstrated a commitment to advancing the field of AI through innovative research and academic excellence. 📚✨



🌟 Eyob Abera Deboch has a diverse range of experiences, showcasing his expertise in computer vision and deep learning. During his master’s program, he designed and implemented a cutting-edge deep learning model for infrared and visible image fusion, under the guidance of Associate Prof. Qi Jin. As a dedicated school assistant, Eyob provided invaluable support to students and faculty at the School of Information and Communication Engineering. His bachelor’s thesis, advised by Associate Prof. Wu Ruiqing, focused on developing an Ensemble Network for Infrared and Visible image fusion. Additionally, Eyob excelled in freelance projects, including ball height detection and dataset preparation, and earned recognition for his Raspberry Pi face detection project, winning the first prize in a scientific innovation competition. 🖥️🏆



🏅 Eyob Abera Deboch has garnered numerous accolades and scholarships, underscoring his exceptional academic and extracurricular achievements. Notably, he secured the prestigious Chinese Government Scholarship, enabling him to pursue his master’s degree. Throughout his academic journey, Eyob earned the Academic Achievement Award multiple times, demonstrating consistent excellence. He clinched the top spot in the Scientific Innovation Competition Contest and received recognition for his contributions to various workshops and competitions. Eyob’s linguistic prowess extends to English and Amharic, with proficient communication in Chinese. His dedication to both scholarly pursuits and sports exemplifies a well-rounded individual committed to success. 🎓🌟


Research Focus

🔍 Eyob Abera Deboch’s research focuses primarily on computer vision and deep learning applications, with a specialization in image fusion and enhancement. Through projects like “A deep learning and image enhancement based pipeline for infrared and visible image fusion,” Eyob demonstrates a keen interest in leveraging advanced algorithms to improve image quality and analysis. His work extends to areas such as automatic image contrast enhancement, utilizing reinforcement learning techniques. Eyob’s dedication to enhancing image processing techniques showcases his commitment to advancing technology’s capabilities in visual data analysis. With a strong foundation in these domains, he continues to contribute innovative solutions to the field, driving progress in computer vision. 🖥️🌟

Carmen Cabanilla | Marine Science Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Carmen Cabanilla | Marine Science Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Carmen Cabanilla, Instituto Nacional de Pesca, Ecuador

Dr. Carmen Cabanilla is a seasoned biologist with a Master’s degree in Natural Resources Management from Universidad Agraria del Ecuador. Recognized by SENESCYT as a certified researcher, she has significantly contributed to hydrobiological research and fisheries management. Her notable work includes research on the fishery management of the black ark (Anadara tuberculosa) and studies on the smooth hammerhead shark. Dr. Cabanilla has presented at international forums and published extensively on Ecuador’s artisanal fishing and aquaculture. She actively participates in workshops and training programs, enhancing fisheries research and sustainability in Ecuador. 🐟📚🌊


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Professional Achievements 🎓

Dr. Carmen Cabanilla holds a Master’s degree in Natural Resources Management from Universidad Agraria del Ecuador (2007) and a Biology degree from Universidad de Guayaquil (1994). She is recognized by SENESCYT as a certified researcher and has been recategorized as Auxiliar Researcher 2. Her work includes presentations on artisanal fishing and technological advancements in fisheries research.

Research Focus 🔬

Dr. Carmen Cabanilla’s research primarily focuses on marine biology and fisheries science, with a particular emphasis on the ecology and management of hydrobiological resources. Her studies cover a wide range of topics, including the population dynamics of marine species such as the black ark (Anadara tuberculosa) and the smooth hammerhead shark (Sphyrna zygaena), as well as the ecological assessment and sustainable management of fisheries. Dr. Cabanilla is also involved in the monitoring and evaluation of artisanal and industrial fisheries in Ecuador, aiming to enhance conservation efforts and ensure the sustainable use of marine resources. 🌊🐟📊


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Simerdeep Sood | Structural Engineering Award | Best Researcher Award

Simerdeep Sood | Structural Engineering Award | Best Researcher Award

Simerdeep Sood, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, India

Simerdeep Kaur Sood is a PhD candidate in Structural Engineering at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), focusing on nanomaterials in cement composites. A gold medalist in both her BE and ME, she achieved first rank in Gujarat State. As proprietor of Stark Building Concepts and CEO of Decaloog Pedagogy Services, she excels in structural design and educational consulting. Fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Gujarati, Simerdeep is also an avid reader, dancer, and occasional gamer. Her research has been published in esteemed journals, reflecting her dedication to advancing structural engineering. 📐📖💼


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🎓 Simerdeep Kaur Sood is currently pursuing her PhD in Structural Engineering at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), focusing on the application of nanomaterials in cement composites for enhanced mechanical strength and fracture properties. She completed her ME in Structural Engineering from SCET, Gujarat Technological University, in 2022, achieving a CGPA of 9.37 and securing the first rank in Gujarat State 🥇. Simerdeep also completed her BE in Civil Engineering from SCET in 2020 with a CGPA of 9.73, attaining the highest CPI in the history of the college. Her academic journey began at Kids Planet English School, where she excelled with high percentile scores 📚.


Work Experience

💼 Simerdeep Kaur Sood is the proprietor of Stark Building Concepts, a consulting firm established in July 2020. The firm specializes in providing comprehensive structural designs, detailed drawings, and execution guidelines, along with proof-checking for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. They also offer consulting services for government projects through various institutes and engineers 🏗️. Since 2018, Simerdeep has also served as the shareholder and CEO of Decaloog Pedagogy Services Pvt. Ltd., which offers consulting services in primary and secondary education. The company excels in event management for educational institutions and ensures deliverables across all educational departments, including sports and extra-curricular activities 🎓🎉.



🏅 Simerdeep Kaur Sood has achieved numerous certifications and accolades. She ranked first in Gujarat State for both her BE and ME degrees, earning a gold medal from the Institute of Architects and Civil Engineers (ICEA) for standing first in BE Civil, Surat. Additionally, she received three gold medals from Gujarat Technological University, Gujarat Institute of Civil Engineers and Architects (GICEA), and ICEA for her top performance in Gujarat State and ME Structural Engineering 🥇. Simerdeep attended a workshop on Digital Image Correlation at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and holds certifications from GATE, Gujarat Board, QCAD, and LibreOffice. Her dedication extends to various extra-curricular activities, earning her numerous certificates throughout her educational journey 📜🎓.


Research Focus

🔬 Simerdeep Kaur Sood focuses her research on the advanced field of nano-engineered cement composites, specifically studying their fracture performance. Her notable work, “An overview of recent advances in fracture performance of nano-engineered cement composites,” co-authored with GR Vesmawala and published in Construction and Building Materials, highlights the cutting-edge developments in this area. Her research aims to enhance the mechanical strength and fracture properties of cement composites by integrating nanomaterials, contributing to the development of next-generation construction materials. This innovative approach positions her at the forefront of structural engineering research, pushing the boundaries of material science 🏗️🧪.

Saeed Sharafi | Environmental Science Award | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Saeed Sharafi | Environmental Science Award | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Saeed Sharafi, Arak University, Iran

An Assistant Professor at Arak University, Dr. Sharafi specializes in agroecology and crop production. With a Ph.D. from the University of Zabol, his research focuses on modeling, germination dynamics, and medicinal plant cultivation. He has extensive experience in agricultural administration, having managed various university farms and directed labs. Dr. Sharafi is a prolific researcher with numerous publications and active participation in conferences. His expertise spans diverse fields including soil science, meteorology, and organic farming. Fluent in English, he holds translations of agricultural textbooks and is a member of several professional societies.


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Education and Academic Qualifications 📚

Saeed Sharafi holds a PhD from the University of Zabol, focusing on agroecological zoning of crops in Iran. His research also includes an MS from the Industrial University of Shahroud and a BS from Arak University, both in agronomy and related fields. His expertise spans various aspects of crop production, seed dynamics, and ecological modeling.

Professional Experience 💼

As an Assistant Professor at Arak University, Sharafi has lectured on subjects like forage crop production, soil science, and organic farming. He has also held administrative roles, including managing agricultural farms and directing labs. His extensive research portfolio covers topics such as seed germination, climate change impacts, and energy efficiency in agriculture.

Research Focus 🔬

Saeed Sharafi’s research primarily focuses on the impacts of environmental stressors on crop physiology and agricultural systems. He investigates the effects of factors like salinity, drought, and chilling stress on seed germination, seedling growth, and agronomic traits of various crops. Additionally, his work extends to the evaluation of climate change trends, drought assessment, and the development of models for predicting evapotranspiration and drought features across different climates in Iran. Through his multidisciplinary approach, Sharafi contributes significantly to enhancing our understanding of sustainable agriculture practices and mitigating the adverse effects of environmental challenges on crop production.

Zhenghao Luo | Information Engineering Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Zhenghao Luo | Information Engineering Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Zhenghao Luo, NUDT, China

Dr. Zhenghao Luo 🎓, born in 2001, obtained his B.E. in Electronic Engineering in 2022 from the National University of Defense Technology, China. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Communication and Information Engineering at the same institution. His research focuses on radar signal processing and machine learning 🛰️. Passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology, Zhenghao is committed to advancing our understanding of these fields and their applications.


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Zhenghao Luo, born in 2001, embarked on his academic journey at the National University of Defense Technology in Changsha, China. In 2022, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering, marking the beginning of his scholarly pursuits.

Research Focus

Zhenghao Luo, along with collaborators Shuo Yuan, Wenxiu Shang, and Zhangmeng Liu, has made significant contributions to the field of digital signal processing 📡. Their recent publication, “Automatic Reconstruction of Radar Pulse Repetition Pattern Based on Model Learning,” published in the journal Digital Signal Processing, showcases their expertise in radar signal processing and machine learning. By leveraging model learning techniques, they have developed a novel approach for reconstructing radar pulse repetition patterns automatically. This research not only advances the understanding of radar systems but also demonstrates the potential of machine learning in signal processing applications.

Giorgio Consigli | Financial optimization Award | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Giorgio Consigli | Financial optimization Award | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Giorgio Consigli, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Giorgio Consigli is a distinguished figure in mathematical finance and optimization. Currently an Associate Professor at Khalifa University of Science & Technology, his expertise spans various esteemed organizations including the Bachelier Finance Society and the Euro Working Groups on Commodities and Stochastic Optimization. With a robust academic background from the University of Cambridge and extensive professional experience, he’s contributed significantly to the field. As an elected member of prestigious committees like COSP, his influence extends globally, shaping research and education. 🎓📊

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🎓 Academic and Professional Journey

Dr. Consigli serves as an Associate Professor at Khalifa University of Science & Technology. Prior to this, he held a similar position at the University of Bergamo. His professional journey includes significant roles in finance and academia, including a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Cambridge.

🏅 Professional Appointments and Achievements

Dr. Consigli’s contributions extend beyond academia; he has been involved in various institutional and academic appointments. Notably, he’s served as an elected member of the International Committee on Stochastic Programming (COSP) and acted as an expert reviewer for grant applications, showcasing his expertise in the field. Additionally, his role as an external examiner and opponent in PhD defenses reflects his commitment to academic excellence and advancement.


Research Focus

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Giorgio Consigli’s research spans dynamic asset-liability management, stochastic programming, and financial optimization. With a keen interest in risk management and portfolio selection, he explores innovative methodologies to tackle financial instability and uncertainty. His contributions include pioneering work on multistage stochastic programs, tail estimation in portfolio selection, and scenario tree generation for dynamic decision-making. Consigli’s research also delves into retirement planning, individual asset-liability management, and the predictive ability of financial models. With a blend of theoretical rigor and practical relevance, his research endeavors aim to enhance decision-making processes in finance, providing valuable insights for practitioners and academics alike. 📈


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📚 “Scenarios for multistage stochastic programs” by J Dupačová, G Consigli, SW Wallace, cited by 680, published in 2000. 📈

📚 “Dynamic stochastic programming for asset-liability management” by G Consigli, MAH Dempster, cited by 360, published in 1998. 📊

📚 “Tail estimation and mean–VaR portfolio selection in markets subject to financial instability” by G Consigli, cited by 125, published in 2002. 📉

📚 “Stochastic optimization methods in finance and energy: New financial products and energy market strategies” by M Bertocchi, G Consigli, MAH Dempster, cited by 42, published in 2011. 🌐

📚 “Retirement planning in individual asset–liability management” by G Consigli, G Iaquinta, V Moriggia, M Di Tria, D Musitelli, cited by 37, published in 2012. 📊

The predictive ability of the bond-stock earnings yield differential model

Asset-liability management for individual investors

Path-dependent scenario trees for multistage stochastic programmes in finance

Heavy-tailed distributional model for operational losses

Optimal financial decision making under uncertainty

Dilshad Ahmad | Flexible Materials Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Dilshad Ahmad | Flexible Materials Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Dilshad Ahmad, Khalifa university, United Arab Emirates

Dilshad Ahmad, Ph.D., is a dedicated Aerospace Engineer and Postdoctoral Fellow at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi. With a robust background in compliant materials and morphing structures, he collaborates with industry leaders like SANAD MRO to develop soft robotic grippers. Dilshad boasts extensive teaching experience, guiding students in Engineering Mechanics and Materials. As an active researcher, he has published in top-tier journals and holds a granted patent. Dilshad’s passion for innovation is evident through his collaborations with global institutions and ongoing projects in aerospace maintenance and energy harvesting. 🚀✨


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🎓 Education and Academic Background

Dr. Dilshad Ahmad holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Patna. His doctoral research focused on the characterization and fracture analysis of soft Electro-Active Polymers (EAPs) for transducer applications, aiming to harness renewable energy sources. He also completed his M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, and his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Technical University.

👨‍🏫 Teaching Experience

Dr. Ahmad has a passion for inspiring and guiding students. He is skilled in teaching Engineering Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, and Refrigeration and Air Conditioning principles. Known for his strong communication skills and ability to cater to different learning styles, he incorporates active learning techniques to facilitate a deeper understanding of complex engineering concepts.

🏆 Awards

Dr. Ahmad has received prestigious awards and fellowships, including a Ph.D. Fellowship from the Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development and the Best Business Plan Award from the Bihar Industries Association. His research projects have been funded by organizations such as Khalifa University and the Abu Dhabi Education Council, highlighting the significance of his work in the field of engineering.

Research Focus

Dr. Dilshad Ahmad’s research focus revolves around the development and characterization of advanced materials, particularly dielectric elastomers and elastomeric skins, for aerospace applications 🚀. His work delves into understanding the mechanical behavior and fracture mechanics of these materials under various loading conditions, including equi-biaxial and pure shear deformation. Through experimental and theoretical investigations, he aims to enhance the performance and reliability of morphing wing structures, contributing to the advancement of aerospace engineering. Ahmad’s interdisciplinary approach combines expertise in materials science, mechanical engineering, and aerospace technology to address the challenges of next-generation aircraft design and functionality.

Ratiba Sahoui | Earth and Planetary Sciences Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Ratiba Sahoui | Earth and Planetary Sciences Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Ratiba Sahoui, Université des sciences et technologies Houari Boumediene, Algeria

Dr. Ratiba Sahoui is a distinguished geologist at the University of Sciences and Technology, Houari Boumediene (USTHB), Algiers, Algeria. Specializing in planetary geology and impact craters, she has contributed significantly to the field with pioneering research on meteorite impact structures in Algeria and Mauritania. Dr. Sahoui’s impressive academic journey includes an engineering degree, a Magister, and a Doctorate in Geology. She is an active member of the Meteoritical Society and has organized numerous conferences. Her work with international projects, including UNESCO, underscores her dedication to advancing geological sciences. 🌍🔬✨


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Dr. Ratiba Sahoui earned her Engineer degree in Geology in November 2006 from the University of Sciences and Technology, Houari Boumediene (USTHB), specializing in Seismology and Petrology, in collaboration with SONATRACH and CRAAG. Her thesis focused on the seismotectonic mapping of the western Algiers Sahel. In July 2009, she obtained her Magister in Geology with a specialization in Planetology, producing the first Magister thesis on impact craters in the Maghrebian countries, titled “Geological Study of the Talemzane Meteorite Impact Crater, Algeria.” In April 2017, she achieved her Doctorat En Sciences in Geology, focusing on Algerian and Mauritanian meteorite impact craters, their shock effects, and metamorphism. 🌍🪐📚


Professional Experience 

Dr. Ratiba Sahoui’s professional journey in academia began in November 2007 as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Geology at USTHB, Algiers, Algeria. Over the years, she progressed to roles of increasing responsibility, serving as a Maitre Assistant “B” from December 2009 to December 2012, then as a Maitre Assistant “A” from January 2013 to April 2017. Since April 2017, she has held the position of Maitre de Conférence in the Department of Geology, where she continues to impart her expertise and mentor the next generation of geologists. 📚👩‍🏫🌍


Honors and Award

Dr. Ratiba Sahoui was honored with the prestigious Prime Prize of The Maghreban Young Researcher at the 1er Congrès International sur la Géologie du Maghreb (Géo Mag 1) in Tlemcen, Algeria. This recognition highlights her exceptional contributions to geological research, particularly in the Maghreb region. As a young researcher, Dr. Sahoui’s innovative work in planetary geology and impact craters has earned her acclaim within the scientific community, inspiring future generations of scientists. The award underscores her dedication and talent in advancing our understanding of geological phenomena in the Maghrebian context. 🏆🪐🌍

Research Focus

Dr. Ratiba Sahoui’s research focuses on the morphometric and structural parameters of impact craters in Algeria, exploring the influence of sedimentary target rocks and post-impact processes. Her work delves into understanding the geological features and dynamics of impact craters, shedding light on their formation mechanisms and subsequent modifications over time. Through detailed analysis and investigation, Dr. Sahoui aims to unravel the complexities of impact cratering events and their implications for planetary geology. Her dedication to this field contributes to advancing our knowledge of extraterrestrial impacts and their effects on Earth’s geological landscape. 🪐🔍🌍


Keiko Sasaki | Hydrometallurgy Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Keiko Sasaki | Hydrometallurgy Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Keiko Sasaki, Waseda University, Japan

Prof. Keiko Sasaki, h-index 48 with 8617 citations, is a leading researcher in environmental materials and green chemistry. She graduated with a PhD in Engineering from Hokkaido University in 1997. Her career spans roles at Otaru University, the University of Waterloo, and Kyushu University, where she became Professor Emeritus in 2024. Now at Waseda University, she leads innovative projects in hydrogen generation and green materials. With over 400 publications, Prof. Sasaki has received multiple accolades, including being named among Stanford’s World Top 2% Scientists (2020-2023) and winning numerous best paper awards. 📚✨

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Educational Background

Prof. Keiko Sasaki, a distinguished researcher in environmental materials and green chemistry, has an impressive academic background. She graduated from the Department of Chemistry at Hokkaido University in March 1982. Fifteen years later, in March 1997, she earned her PhD in Engineering from the same esteemed institution. Prof. Sasaki’s academic journey laid a strong foundation for her illustrious career, marked by numerous awards and significant contributions to green chemistry and environmental materials. Her dedication to her field is reflected in her extensive research and impactful publications. 🎓✨


Professional Background

Prof. Keiko Sasaki’s esteemed career in academia began in October 1998 as an Associate Professor at Otaru University of Commerce. In March 2003, she expanded her horizons as a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada. By April 2004, she joined the Faculty of Engineering at Kyushu University as an Associate Professor, rising to full Professor in January 2010. After becoming Professor Emeritus at Kyushu University in March 2024, she transitioned to Waseda University in April 2024, where she currently serves as a Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. 🏫🌍



Prof. Keiko Sasaki has received numerous accolades throughout her illustrious career. She was named among Stanford University’s World Top 2% Scientists from 2020 to 2023. Her research excellence has been recognized multiple times by the Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ) with Best Paper Awards in 2018, 2016, 2015, 2011, and 2009. Additionally, she received the Young Researcher Award from MMIJ in 1998. At Kyushu University, her outstanding research activities were honored with awards in 2013, 2012, and 2011. These achievements highlight her significant contributions to science and engineering. 🌟📜


Research Focus

Prof. Keiko Sasaki’s research primarily centers on environmental materials and green chemistry, with a particular emphasis on sustainable and innovative solutions for environmental challenges. Her work includes the selective removal of pollutants from aqueous solutions, development of photocatalysts, hydrothermal treatment of peat and biomass, and flotation of minerals. She has also made significant contributions to understanding the behavior of minerals and metals during chemical and biological processes. Through her extensive publications, Prof. Sasaki explores both fundamental and applied aspects of green chemistry, aiming to develop eco-friendly materials and technologies for a sustainable future. 🌍📚✨


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  1. Selective removal of phosphate using La-porous carbon composites from aqueous solutions: Batch and column studies
    KS Paulmanickam Koilraj, Chemical Engineering Journal 317, 1059-1068, cited by 213 📈
  2. Arrayed waveguide grating of 70× 60 µm^sup 2^ size based on Si photonic wire waveguides
    K Sasaki, F Ohno, A Motegi, T Baba, Electronics Letters 41 (14), 1, 2005, cited by 175 📈
  3. Upgrading and dewatering of raw tropical peat by hydrothermal treatment
    AT Mursito, T Hirajima, K Sasaki, Fuel 89 (3), 635-641, 2010, cited by 172 📈
    K Sasaki, O Tanaike, H Konno, The Canadian Mineralogist 36, 1225-1235, 1998, cited by 145 📈
  5. Serum CA19-9 is a significant predictor among preoperative parameters for early recurrence after resection of pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    T Sugiura, K Uesaka, H Kanemoto, T Mizuno, K Sasaki, H Furukawa, et al., Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 16 (5), 977-985, 2012, cited by 141 📈
  6. Raman characterization of secondary minerals formed during chalcopyrite leaching with Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans
    K Sasaki, Y Nakamuta, T Hirajima, OH Tuovinen, Hydrometallurgy 95 (1-2), 153-158, 2009, cited by 141 📈
  7. Comparison of effectiveness of citric acid and other acids in leaching of low-grade Indonesian saprolitic ores
    W Astuti, T Hirajima, K Sasaki, N Okibe, Minerals Engineering 85, 1-16, 2016, cited by 138 📈
  8. Morphology of jarosite-group compounds precipitated from biologically and chemically oxidized Fe ions
    K Sasaki, H Konno, Canadian Mineralogist 38 (1), 45-56, 2000, cited by 135 📈
  9. Effect of Mg2+ and Ca2+ as divalent seawater cations on the floatability of molybdenite and chalcopyrite
    T Hirajima, GPW Suyantara, O Ichikawa, AM Elmahdy, H Miki, K Sasaki, Minerals Engineering 96, 83-93, 2016, cited by 134 📈
  10. COMET Phase-I technical design report
    COMET collaboration, R Abramishvili, G Adamov, RR Akhmetshin, A Allin, et al., Progress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics 2020 (3), 033C01, cited by 130 📈