Lyndon Nii Adjiri Sackey | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Lyndon Nii Adjiri Sackey | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Dr Lyndon Nii Adjiri Sackey,Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and,Ghana

Dr. Lyndon Nii Adjiri Sackey, an accomplished Environmental Scientist with a Ph.D. in Environmental Chemistry and Technology. ๐ŸŒฑ He possesses extensive experience in academia, research, and practical environmental management, including ecotoxicology and waste management. ๐Ÿงช Dr. Sackey has contributed significantly to the field through his research on topics such as wood leachates’ impact on aquatic environments and the ecotoxicity of construction waste. ๐ŸŒ With a commitment to ethical standards, he serves as a Lecturer at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, nurturing future environmental leaders while continuing his impactful research.

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From the vibrant halls of Accra Academy, where my journey began, to the scientific rigor of Accra Technical University, I laid the foundation of my academic pursuit. ๐Ÿซ Moving forward, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology sculpted my understanding of Environmental Science, leading me to delve deeper into its complexities with a BSc. (Hons) and later an MSc. ๐ŸŒ Furthering my knowledge, I traversed to the Czech Republic, where the University of Pardubice broadened my horizons in Public Administration. Eventually, my quest for understanding led me to the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague, where I attained a Ph.D. in Environmental Chemistry and Technology, specializing in Ecotoxicology. ๐ŸŽ“

Work history

As an academic journeyed from assisting in ecotoxicology research to lecturing at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, their passion for environmental science shines through. ๐ŸŒฑ During their doctoral years in Prague, they delved into wood leachate and constructional waste’s impact on aquatic life, mastering statistical analysis tools like GraphPad Prism. In Amsterdam, they explored micro-plastics’ toxicity on soil invertebrates, honing skills in ecotoxicological tests and bioaccumulation assessments. Their earlier stint as Assistant Operations Manager at Waste Landfills Company Ltd equipped them with practical insights into waste management, tender preparation, and staff training. ๐Ÿ—‘๏ธ

Research experience

In their academic journey, the researcher embarked on a multifaceted exploration ๐ŸŒฟ of environmental ecotoxicology, delving into various aspects of pollutant impact on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Their Ph.D. work centered on assessing the ecotoxicological effects of wood leachates on aquatic organisms ๐Ÿฆ†, utilizing duckweed, algae, and daphnia as bio-indicators. Concurrently, they investigated the environmental repercussions of concrete and concrete waste on Lemna minor and Daphnia magna. Through consultancy and thesis supervision, they extended their expertise, aiding Master’s students in researching spruce chips leachate ecotoxicity and concrete waste impact. Their broad spectrum of research endeavors reflects a dedicated commitment to understanding and mitigating environmental threats. ๐ŸŒ

Research focus

Rev. Can. Prof. J.J.M Martey, a Senior Lecturer at Methodist University College with previous experience as the rector of IPS School of Business studies, specializes in the intersection of environmental ethics and sustainable development. ๐ŸŒฑ His research focus delves into the ethical dimensions of environmental management practices, exploring how principles of stewardship and social responsibility can inform sustainable policies and actions. Prof. Martey’s work not only contributes to academia but also fosters a deeper understanding of the moral imperatives driving environmental conservation efforts, inspiring action towards a more sustainable future. ๐Ÿ“š

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Exploring the impacts of microplastics and associated chemicals in the terrestrial environmentโ€“Exposure of soil invertebrates to tire particles

Ecotoxicological effects on Lemna minor and Daphnia magna of leachates from differently aged landfills of Ghana

A review of the principles of composting: understanding the processes, methods, merits, and demerits

Environmental impact of concrete and concrete-based construction waste leachates

Assesement of the quality of leachate at Sarbah landfill site at Weija in Accra

Multivariate studies and heavy metal pollution in soil from gold mining area

Risk assessment of heavy metals concentration in cereals and legumes sold in the Tamale Aboabo market, Ghana

Impact of accumulation of copper from application of copper-based fungicides on soil properties in Ghana

Assessing the effects of tropical wood leachate to Desmodesmus subspicatus, Lemna minor and Daphnia magna

Production of bioethanol from plantain and yam peels usingย Aspergillus nigerย andย Saccharomyces cerevisiae

From the ground up: Unveiling Ghana’s soil quality crisis and its ecological and health implications

The Use of Performance Measurement Techniques in Local Government

Addressing global environmental pollution using environmental control techniques: a focus on environmental policy and preventive environmental management

Remediation of mined soil using shea nut shell (Vitellaria paradoxa) as an amendment material

Determination of heavy metal pollution in the Dankran river in the Bekwai Municipality of Ghana

Understanding the distribution, source-pattern and geochemical controls of soils in an artisanal mine site during a ban on illegal mining activities: Is a ban an absolute solution?

Assessing the quality of sewage sludge: CASE study of the Kumasi wastewater treatment plant

Road construction and its socio-economic and health impact: a case study of Atonsu lake road

Ecotoxicological Effect of Aged Wood Leachates to Aquatic Organisms

Ratnakar Dhakate | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Ratnakar Dhakate | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Dr Ratnakar Dhakate,CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute,India

Dr. Ratnakar Dhakate, a distinguished geophysicist, holds a Ph.D. in Geophysics from Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University. With over three decades at CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, he specializes in groundwater exploration and management. Dr. Dhakate has contributed significantly to numerous R&D projects focusing on groundwater sustainability and environmental impact assessments. He is a member of the Society of Earth Scientists and has received prestigious awards like the Rashtriya Gaurav Award and Best Citizen of India Award. Passionate about his field, he continues to lead research in geophysical and hydrogeological investigations. ๐ŸŒโœจ

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Research focus

This individual’s research focus lies predominantly in the interdisciplinary realm of geophysics and hydrogeology, with a keen emphasis on groundwater exploration, development, and management. They specialize in innovating analytical methods, correlating hydrogeological and geophysical parameters, and establishing quantitative relationships for effective groundwater exploration and management. Their extensive experience spans from assessing contaminant migration to designing groundwater management schemes and providing potable water solutions in geologically diverse terrains. Their work contributes significantly to addressing water scarcity challenges and environmental impact assessments, making them a crucial figure in the field of sustainable water resource management. ๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ”ฌ

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Appraisal of groundwater quality for drinking and irrigation purposes in Central Telangana, India

Assessment of heavy metal contamination in soils around Balanagar industrial area, Hyderabad, India

Assessment and prediction of contaminant migration in ground water from chromite waste dump

Assessment of groundwater quality for drinking and irrigation use in shallow hard rock aquifer of Pudunagaram, Palaghat District, Kerala

Judging the sources of inferior groundwater quality and health risk problems through intake of groundwater nitrate and fluoride from a rural part of Telangana, India

Impact assessment of chromite mining on groundwater through simulation modeling study in Sukinda chromite mining area, Orissa, India

Heavy metal contamination in groundwater due to mining activities in Sukinda valley, Orissa-A case study

Geomorphological and geophysical approach for locating favorable groundwater zones in granitic terrain, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correlation of vertical electrical sounding and borehole-log data for delineation of saltwater and freshwater aquifers

Geochemical evaluation of groundwater and suitability of groundwater quality for irrigation purpose in an agricultural region of South India

Hydrogeochemical characteristics with respect to fluoride contamination in groundwater of Maheshwarm mandal, RR district, Telangana state, India

Health risk assessment of nitrate and fluoride toxicity in groundwater contamination in the semi-arid area of Medchal, South India

Assessment of trace elements in soils around Zaheerabad Town, Medak District, Andhra Pradesh, India

Estimation of hydraulic parameters from surface geophysical methods, kaliapani ultramafic Complex, Orissa, India

Resolution of freshwater and saline water aquifers by composite geophysical data analysis methods

Multivariate statistical approach for the assessment of fluoride and nitrate concentration in groundwater from Zaheerabad area, Telangana State, India

Application of ERT and GPR for demarcating the saline water intrusion in coastal aquifers of Southern India

Groundwater quality appraisal and its hydrochemical characterization in Ghaziabad (a region of indo-gangetic plain), Uttar Pradesh, India

Heavy metal contamination in sediments of Balanagar industrial area, Hyderabad, Andra Pradesh, India

Hydrochemistry of groundwater (GW) and surface water (SW) for assessment of ๏ฌ‚uoride in Chinnaeru river basin, Nalgonda district, (AP) India

Xuancan Zhu | Carbon Capture Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Xuancan Zhu | Carbon Capture Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Xuancan Zhu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Ahmad Murid Partaw is a doctoral candidate at the University of South Florida, specializing in Politics and International Affairs, with an expected graduation date in August 2024. His dissertation focuses on “The Challenge of Legitimacy and Governance in Fragile States: The Case of Afghanistan,” under the guidance of Dr. Steven Roach, Dr. David Jacobson, Dr. Earl Conteh-Morgan, and Dr. Zacharias Pieri.

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Education

Partaw holds a Ph.D. in Politics and International Affairs from the University of South Florida, along with a Master of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in International Studies and Military Science.

Teaching Experience ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ

With expertise in international relations, comparative politics, and globalization, Partaw has taught various courses at the University of South Florida and the University of Tampa, earning accolades such as “best class” and “amazing instructor.”

Research Experience ๐Ÿ”

Partaw’s research spans roles as a Graduate Assistant, Research Fellow, and Teaching Assistant, contributing to projects on economic analysis, strategic studies, and global diplomacy.

Professional Experience ๐Ÿ’ผ

Partaw served as Afghanistan’s Senior National Representative to the United States Central Command, bringing practical insights to his academic pursuits.

Research Focus ๐Ÿ”ฌ

X Zhu’s research primarily revolves around the development and optimization of adsorption processes for carbon capture and utilization, with a special emphasis on direct air capture (DAC) technologies. His work spans various aspects of DAC, including the synthesis of novel adsorbents, investigation of operating conditions, and design of efficient separation processes. Through his contributions, Zhu aims to address current challenges in industrial carbon dioxide capture and pave the way for sustainable solutions to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. His expertise in elevated-temperature pressure swing adsorption and adsorbent characterization positions him at the forefront of advancements in DAC research.

 

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  1. “Industrial carbon dioxide capture and utilization: state of the art and future challenges” – Published in Chemical Society Reviews in 2020, cited by 698.
  2. “Recent advances in direct air capture by adsorption” – Published in Chemical Society Reviews in 2022, cited by 122.
  3. “Recent advances in elevated-temperature pressure swing adsorption for carbon capture and hydrogen production” – Published in Progress in Energy and Combustion Science in 2019, cited by 97.
  4. “Efficient CO2 capture from ambient air with amine-functionalized Mgโ€“Al mixed metal oxides” – Published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A in 2020, cited by 78.
  5. “Operating temperatures affect direct air capture of CO2 in polyamine-loaded mesoporous silica” – Published in Chemical Engineering Journal in 2021, cited by 68.
  6. “Design of steam-assisted temperature vacuum-swing adsorption processes for efficient CO2 capture from ambient air” – Published in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews in 2021, cited by 61.
  7. “Integrated gasification combined cycle with carbon dioxide capture by elevated temperature pressure swing adsorption” – Published in Applied Energy in 2016, cited by 57.
  8. “Layered double oxide/activated carbon-based composite adsorbent for elevated temperature H2/CO2 separation” – Published in International Journal of Hydrogen Energy in 2015, cited by 47.
  9. “Roles for K2CO3 doping on elevated temperature CO2 adsorption of potassium promoted layered double oxides” – Published in Chemical Engineering Journal in 2019, cited by 45.
  10. “Synthesis of elevated temperature CO2 adsorbents from aqueous miscible organic-layered double hydroxides” – Published in Energy in 2019, cited by 41.

Ebrahim Meyad | Ecological Economy Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Ebrahim Meyad | Ecological Economy Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Ebrahim Meyad, Changan University, Yemen

Dr. Ebrahim Meyad ๐ŸŽ“ holds a Master’s degree in Regional Economics from Lanzhou University, China. Fluent in Arabic, English, and Chinese ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“š, with expertise in regional economic development, environmental economics, and financial analysis. With a background in auditing and financial affairs, he has contributed extensively to public health and environmental education programs in Yemen ๐Ÿฅ๐ŸŒฑ. Passionate about research, he has authored papers exploring the nexus between oil prices and economic growth, environmental quality, and urbanization’s impact on ecological footprint. Diligent, adaptable, and dedicated, he excels in both independent and team environments, with a keen interest in sports, travel, and continuous learning.

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Education and Qualificationย 

Dr. Ebrahim Meyad embarked on an academic journey that spans continents and disciplines. Beginning with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Economics from Sana’a University ๐ŸŽ“, he honed his skills further with proficiency in English and Chinese language studies, achieving a Level 5 proficiency in Chinese ๐ŸŒ. Subsequently, he pursued a Master’s degree in Regional Economics at Lanzhou University in China, enriching his understanding of economic dynamics and regional development ๐Ÿ“š. Alongside, he obtained certification as an MCITB Enterprise Administrator, enhancing his administrative prowess ๐Ÿ’ผ. With each qualification, Meyad’s commitment to learning and professional growth shines, illustrating his dedication to excellence in academia and beyond.

 

Work Experience

Dr. Ebrahim Meyad’s professional journey reflects a diverse spectrum of administrative roles, each contributing to his wealth of experience and expertise. From his tenure at Al Mguad Trading Services Company, where he immersed himself in auditing duties, to his impactful contributions at the Public Health Hospital and Ministry of Public Health and Population in Yemen ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿ’ผ, Meyad demonstrated a keen eye for financial matters and organizational efficiency. His role as Assistant in the Department of Procurement and Stores further showcased his adeptness in managing logistical aspects crucial to public service operations. Additionally, his commitment to environmental education through field visits underscores his holistic approach to community betterment ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ“Š.

Research Focus

Dr. Ebrahim Meyad’s research focus lies at the intersection of natural resource management and environmental sustainability ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ”ฌ. With a keen interest in the impact of natural resources on environmental degradation, he has contributed significantly to understanding indicators such as ecological footprint and CO2 emissions. His work delves into the complexities of urbanization, human capital, and their relationship with ecological footprint, particularly in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries ๐Ÿ™๏ธ๐ŸŒ. Through meticulous analysis and interdisciplinary collaboration, Meyad seeks to shed light on the intricate dynamics shaping our environment and inform policy interventions for a more sustainable future ๐Ÿ“Š๐ŸŒฑ.

 

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Tinatin Doolotkeldieva | Bioremediation of polluted soils | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Dr. Tinatin Doolotkeldieva | Bioremediation of polluted soils | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Dr. Tinatin Doolotkeldieva, Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University, Kyrgyzstan

Prof. Dr. Tinatin Doolotkeldieva, a pioneering figure in microbiology and biotechnology, holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology. With expertise spanning microbial biodiversity, bioprospecting, and bioremediation, she’s renowned for her research in agricultural innovation and environmental sustainability. As a professor and dean at Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University, she’s shaped countless minds and led international collaborations, notably in Germany and the USA. Honored with prestigious awards including the “Honored Scientist of the Kyrgyz Republic” and the “SETAC Europe Noack Laboratorien Outstanding Science Career Award,” her work signifies a remarkable commitment to advancing science for a greener world. ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ†

 

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Education

Dr. Tinatin Doolotkeldieva’s academic journey began at Kyrgyz State University, where she earned her M.D. in Biology and Chemistry in 1974. Her passion for microbiology led her to pursue a Ph.D. at the Institute of Biology of the National Academy of Kyrgyz Republic in 1985. Building on her expertise, she embarked on postdoctoral research in Kazakhstan and Russia, specializing in microbiology and biotechnology. In 1999, she joined the Agricultural Department at Kyrgyz Agrarian University as a professor, focusing on microbiology and biotechnology. Throughout her career, she’s been dedicated to advancing these fields, earning recognition for her impactful contributions. ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ”ฌ

 

Professional Experience

Dr. Tinatin Doolotkeldieva’s professional journey showcases a commitment to academia and leadership in microbiology and biotechnology. Beginning as a scientist at the Institute of Biology of the National Academy of Science of KR, she ascended to senior roles before transitioning to academia. She served as an associate professor and later professor at Kyrgyz Agrarian University, where she also led the Biotechnology Department. Joining Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University, she continued to excel, becoming head of various departments, including Plant Protection. Her enduring dedication culminated in her current role as a respected professor at the university, where she continues to inspire and educate future generations. ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ

 

Honors and Awards

Dr. Tinatin Doolotkeldieva’s illustrious career is adorned with prestigious honors and awards, celebrating her groundbreaking contributions to science and education. Recognized as a trailblazing woman-inventor, she received multiple accolades from the State Patent Office of the Kyrgyz Republic for her pioneering work in biotechnology. Her dedication to teaching earned her the Excellence in Public Education award in 2005. Notably, her innovative creation, the “Rostin” biofertilizer, garnered international acclaim with a Gold Medal from the World Intellectual Property Organization in 2014. She was honored as an esteemed scientist of the Kyrgyz Republic and later received the SETAC Europe Noack Laboratorien Outstanding Science Career Award for her impactful global environmental research. ๐Ÿ…๐ŸŒฑ

 

Research Focus

Dr. Tinatin Doolotkeldieva’s research focus encompasses diverse areas within microbiology and biotechnology, with a significant emphasis on environmental remediation, plant protection, and microbial biodiversity. Her studies delve into the microbial communities in pesticide-contaminated soils, bioremediation possibilities, and the microbiological control of various pathogens affecting agriculture. Additionally, she explores the biological control of mycotoxins in cereal products, the synthesis and efficacy of nanocomposites against plant pathogens, and the genetic characterization of bacteria in agricultural ecosystems. Through her multidisciplinary approach, Dr. Doolotkeldieva contributes to sustainable agricultural practices and environmental conservation, making strides in protecting crops and ecosystems worldwide. ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ”ฌ

 

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Farzaneh Roshandel | Bioremediation Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Farzaneh Roshandel | Bioremediation Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Farzaneh Roshandel, Department of Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Dr. Farzaneh Roshandel ๐ŸŒฑ is a dedicated researcher in plant physiology, specializing in mycoremediation. With a Ph.D. and M.S. from Islamic Azad University, Tehran, her work focuses on the effects of contaminants on mushrooms’ physiological properties. ๐Ÿ„ She’s published extensively, exploring the potential of Pleurotus species in bioremediation. ๐Ÿ“š Dr. Roshandel’s expertise extends to educational and research roles within the university, and she’s actively involved in professional associations in Iran. ๐ŸŒ Her interdisciplinary skills include statistical analysis and proficiency in English and Persian. ๐Ÿ“Š๐ŸŽ“

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๐ŸŽ“ Education

Dr. Farzaneh Roshandel obtained her Ph.D. and M.S. in Plant Physiology from the Science and Research Branch of Islamic Azad University in Tehran, Iran. Her doctoral research focused on mycoremediation’s impact on gas oil concentrations and physiological properties in oyster mushrooms. She previously investigated magnetic fields’ effects on mushroom production and nutritional value for her master’s thesis. Her academic journey began with a B.S. in General Biology from the North Tehran Branch of Islamic Azad University.

๐Ÿข Work Experience

Dr. Roshandel served as an expert in educational laboratories and later as the head of the research department at the Central organization of Islamic Azad University in Tehran, Iran.

Research Focus

F Roshandel’s research primarily focuses on the bioremediation and biochemical responses of Pleurotus fungi, particularly Pleurotus florida, towards environmental contaminants such as oil and petroleum. ๐Ÿ„ Their work delves into understanding the impact of pollutants on antioxidant responses, amino acid content, and fruiting body formation of these fungi. Through their studies, they contribute to the fields of mycoremediation, environmental science, and biotechnology, shedding light on the potential of fungi like Pleurotus for sustainable solutions in mitigating pollution and enhancing nutritional value. ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ”ฌ

Publication Top Notes

  1. Mycoremediation of oil contaminant by Pleurotus florida (P. Kumm) in liquid cultureโ€ ๐Ÿ„
    • Published in Fungal Biology, cited by Mycologia, 2021
  2. Effect of oil contaminants on antioxidant responses and antioxidant properties ofย Pleurotus floridaย (P. Kumm)โ€ ๐ŸŒฑ
    • Published in Mycologia, cited by not available, 2024
  3. Effect of petroleum contaminant on pin creating and amino acid content of Pleurotus florida (P. Kumm)โ€ ๐Ÿ„
    • Published in Iranian Journal of Plant and Biotechnology, cited by not available, 2021
  4. THE STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS ON THE FRUITING BODY FORMATION AND NUTRITION VALUE OF PLEUROTUS OSTREATUSโ€ โšก๏ธ
    • Published in Plant and Ecosystem, cited by not available, 2008

 

Kubangala BrestKasongo | Plastic Conversion into Activated Carbon | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Kubangala BrestKasongo | Plastic Conversion into Activated Carbon | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Kubangala BrestKasongo, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Kasongo Kubangala Brest, a skilled metallurgical engineer ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ with a Master’s from the University of Johannesburg and a Bachelor’s from the University of Lubumbashi. Experienced in process development and optimization, he has contributed significantly to various mining projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa. His expertise spans from laboratory testing to plant commissioning, with a focus on sustainable practices. With a passion for research, he has published numerous articles in reputable journals ๐Ÿ“š. Currently serving as Acting Senior Metallurgist at Tenke Fungurume Mining, he continues to make strides in the field of extraction metallurgy. ๐ŸŒ

 

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Kasongo Kubangala Brest, born on September 21, 1994, in Kolwezi, DRC, is an accomplished metallurgical engineer with a Master’s degree in Extraction Metallurgy from the University of Johannesburg. Proficient in English, French, and Swahili, he holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Lubumbashi and a National Senior Certificate in Science from Institute du Lualaba. ๐ŸŽ“

Experience

With a rich career spanning various roles, including Acting Senior Metallurgist at Tenke Fungurume Mining and Project Engineer at Engskills Consulting, Kasongo has demonstrated expertise in process development, optimization, and project management in the mining sector. ๐Ÿ’ผ

Research Focus

Kasongo Kubangala Brest’s research primarily focuses on the optimization of metallurgical processes, particularly in the extraction of copper and cobalt from sulfide ores. ๐Ÿ“Š His work encompasses various methodologies, including statistical analysis, artificial neural networks, and response surface methodology, to enhance efficiency and sustainability in mineral processing. Through his investigations, he aims to improve flotation parameters, leaching techniques, and recovery processes, contributing significantly to the advancement of extractive metallurgy. Kasongo’s dedication to refining these processes underscores his commitment to driving innovation and sustainability within the mining industry. ๐Ÿ”ฌ

 

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Dan Dong | Wetland Soil Biogeochemistry Award | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Dan Dong | Wetland Soil Biogeochemistry Award | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Dan Dong, McGill University, Canada

Dan Dong is a dedicated Ph.D. candidate at McGill University, specializing in Physical Geography. With a B.S. from Beijing Normal University, Dan’s research focuses on wetland ecosystems, including nutrient dynamics and microbial activities. Their work has been published in prestigious journals like Restoration Ecology and Environmental Pollution. Dan has contributed to projects assessing the impact of acid rain on leaf traits and wetland carbon sequestration potential. As a teaching assistant, they’ve imparted knowledge in wetland and statistical courses, demonstrating a passion for education. Awarded the NSERC Stipend and recognized as an Outstanding Undergraduate, Dan excels academically and aspires to contribute significantly to environmental research. ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ”ฌ

 

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Education Background

Dan Dong embarked on their academic journey at Beijing Normal University, where they earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Geographical Science from the School of Natural Resource. ๐ŸŽ“ Their passion for exploring the Earth’s physical landscapes led them to pursue a Ph.D. in Physical Geography at McGill University, commencing in September 2018. ๐ŸŒ Within McGill’s Department of Geography, nestled in the Faculty of Science, Dan has been honing their expertise in understanding the intricate dynamics of our planet’s geographical features. Through their academic pursuits spanning two esteemed institutions, Dan is poised to make significant contributions to the field of geography and environmental science. ๐ŸŒฑ

 

work experience

During their tenure at McGill University, Dan Dong has been actively engaged in on-campus work, serving as a teaching assistant for both a wetland course and a statistics course focused on R programming. ๐Ÿ“Š Their dedication to education extends beyond the classroom as they’ve contributed to academia by reviewing three manuscripts for Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry, a testament to their expertise and commitment to advancing scientific research. Introduced by Prof. Joann Whalen, these experiences have allowed Dan to cultivate a multifaceted skill set, combining teaching, statistical analysis, and scholarly review to enrich both their own academic journey and that of their peers. ๐ŸŒŸ

 

Awards & Honors

Dan Dong’s academic excellence has been consistently recognized through prestigious scholarships, awards, and honors. Since 2018, they’ve been the recipient of the NSERC Stipend, highlighting their commitment to scientific research. ๐ŸŽ“ During their undergraduate years at Beijing Normal University, Dan stood out as one of the “Outstanding Undergraduates in BNU,” representing their faculty with distinction. ๐Ÿ† Their achievements include securing the Top Prize in Academic endeavors and being awarded a National Scholarship. ๐ŸŒŸ Additionally, their prowess extended beyond academics, as evidenced by their Second Prize win in the “Future Teacher Competition,” showcasing their dedication to education and leadership potential in shaping future generations. ๐Ÿ…

 

Research Focus

Dan Dong’s research focuses on the intricate interactions within terrestrial ecosystems, particularly in the context of environmental stressors and ecosystem restoration. ๐ŸŒฑ Their studies delve into topics such as litter decomposition, nutrient dynamics, and the impacts of acid rain on leaf photosynthetic rates in terrestrial plants. Through their contributions to journals like Restoration Ecology and Environmental Pollution, Dan sheds light on critical aspects of ecosystem health and resilience in the face of environmental challenges. Their dedication to understanding and mitigating the effects of such stressors underscores their commitment to environmental science and conservation. ๐ŸŒ

 

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Litter decomposition and nutrient dynamics of four macrophytes in intact, restored and constructed freshwater marshes of Canada

Muhammad Imran | Natural resources | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Muhammad Imran | Natural resources | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Muhammad Imran, Jiangsu University, China

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Imran, an accomplished economist, holds a Ph.D. in Regional Economics from Nankai University, China. He earned his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Economics from the University of Malakand, Pakistan. With expertise in environmental and energy economics, he has garnered accolades such as a CSC Scholarship and a Gold Medal for academic excellence. Imran’s research focuses on regional economic dynamics, exemplified in his Ph.D. thesis on Sino-Pak economic ties. Proficient in analytical tools like STATA and MATLAB, he contributes significantly to academia, currently serving as a Senior Assistant Professor at Bahria University Islamabad. Fluent in English, Chinese, Urdu, and Pashto.

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Academic Qualifications:

Dr. Muhammad Imran’s academic journey showcases his dedication to economics. He attained his pinnacle achievement, a Ph.D. in Regional Economics from Nankai University, Tianjin, China, spanning from September 2013 to June 2017. Prior to this, he earned a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Malakand, Pakistan, from September 2009 to February 2011. His academic foundation was laid during his undergraduate years at the same institution, where he majored in Economics from September 2004 to July 2008. ๐Ÿ“š Imran’s academic qualifications underscore his commitment to scholarly pursuits and expertise in the field of economics.

 

Professional Experience:

Dr. Muhammad Imran’s professional journey epitomizes his commitment to academia and education. Currently serving as a Postdoctoral Candidate at Jiangsu University, China, he continues to delve into economic research since February 2023. His prior roles include Senior Assistant Professor at Bahria University Islamabad since September 2020, where he imparts valuable knowledge in business studies. As an Assistant Professor at Bacha Khan University Charsadda from September 2017 to September 2020, Imran contributed significantly to the Department of Economics. His teaching experience extends to MBA classes at Abbot Institute of Management Sciences and Education and Saidu Polytechnic Institute, fostering academic growth with dedication. ๐ŸŽ“

 

Administrative Experience:

Dr. Muhammad Imran has showcased exceptional administrative prowess throughout his career in academia. Currently serving as the Cluster Head of Economics and Research at Bahria University Islamabad since August 2021, he spearheads initiatives to enhance academic excellence and research output. Imran’s commitment to quality education is further evident in his roles as Coordinator for Assurance of Learning in AACSB and Coordinator for R&D in NBEAC, both within the Department of Business Studies at Bahria University Islamabad. Previously, he served as the Head of Department for Economics at Bacha Khan University Charsadda, demonstrating strong leadership skills and a passion for educational advancement. ๐Ÿ“Š

 

Research Focus:

Dr. Muhammad Imran’s research focuses on environmental economics, with a particular emphasis on the interplay between economic factors and environmental sustainability. His work explores the nexus between economic growth, trade dynamics, renewable energy utilization, and greenhouse gas emissions in various contexts, including OECD countries, QUAD economies, and regions like South Asia and the UAE. Imran’s contributions shed light on critical issues such as the impact of financial inclusion, technological innovation, and policy

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Jian Ping Tan | Biomass Waste | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Jian Ping Tan | Biomass Waste | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Jian Ping Tan, Xiamen University Malaysia, Malaysia

Dr. Jian Ping Tan, a dedicated researcher, earned his Bachelor’s and PhD in Chemical and Process Engineering from the National University of Malaysia. ๐ŸŽ“ He serves as an Industrial Training Coordinator at Xiamen University Malaysia and is affiliated with prestigious engineering institutions. ๐Ÿข With a focus on biochemical and biotechnological research, he leads multiple grants, notably in bioenergy and biorefinery development. ๐ŸŒฑ Dr. Tan’s work, highlighted in journals like Frontiers in Energy Research, addresses sustainability challenges, including palm oil utilization and waste valorization, demonstrating his commitment to advancing bioeconomy and biotechnology.

 

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Education and qualifications:

Dr. Jian Ping Tan embarked on his academic journey at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, where he pursued his passion for Chemical and Process Engineering. ๐ŸŽ“ Graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 2013, he laid the foundation for his future endeavors. Driven by a thirst for knowledge, he continued his education at the same institution, earning his PhD in Chemical and Process Engineering in 2017. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ”ฌ Throughout his studies, Dr. Tan demonstrated a keen interest in biochemical and biotechnological research, paving the way for his impactful contributions to the field of bioeconomy and sustainability.

Employment:

Dr. Jian Ping Tan’s professional journey epitomizes a relentless pursuit of academic and research excellence, accompanied by a dedication to advancing the field of chemical engineering. ๐ŸŒŸ Commencing his career as a Graduate Research Assistant at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, he delved into the intricacies of Chemical and Process Engineering from 2013 to 2017. ๐ŸŽ“ His passion for sustainable technologies led him to the Malaysia Genome Institute, where he served as a Research Assistant-Techno-economic analyst, focusing on biocell research. Following this, Dr. Tan expanded his expertise as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Research Centre for Sustainable and Process Technology (CESPRO). ๐Ÿข Currently, he holds the esteemed position of Lecturer at Xiamen University – Malaysia, contributing his knowledge and insights to the Chemical Engineering Department since April 2019. Through each role, Dr. Tan has demonstrated a commitment to innovation and sustainability, shaping the future of the field. ๐Ÿ”ฌ

Research Focus:

Dr. Jian Ping Tan’s research focus spans across various aspects of biotechnology and bioengineering, with a particular emphasis on bioenergy and biorefinery development. ๐ŸŒฑ His contributions range from enzymatic saccharification of lignocellulosic biomass to the production of biofuels and biochemicals from renewable resources such as oil palm biomass and palm oil mill effluent (POME). Through his work, he seeks to address critical environmental challenges while advancing sustainable solutions for industrial processes. Dr. Tan’s interdisciplinary approach integrates enzymology, microbiology, and process engineering to optimize bioprocesses for maximum efficiency and environmental impact. ๐Ÿงช๐Ÿ”ฌ

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