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 🌱 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. 🍄 She’s published extensively, exploring the potential of Pleurotus species in bioremediation. 📚 Dr. Roshandel’s expertise extends to educational and research roles within the university, and she’s actively involved in professional associations in Iran. 🌍 Her interdisciplinary skills include statistical analysis and proficiency in English and Persian. 📊🎓

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🎓 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.

🏢 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. 🍄 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. 🌱🔬

Publication Top Notes

  1. Mycoremediation of oil contaminant by Pleurotus florida (P. Kumm) in liquid culture 🍄
    • Published in Fungal Biology, cited by Mycologia, 2021
  2. Effect of oil contaminants on antioxidant responses and antioxidant properties of Pleurotus florida (P. Kumm) 🌱
    • 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) 🍄
    • Published in Iranian Journal of Plant and Biotechnology, cited by not available, 2021
    • 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 🛠️ 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 📚. Currently serving as Acting Senior Metallurgist at Tenke Fungurume Mining, he continues to make strides in the field of extraction metallurgy. 🌍


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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. 🎓


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. 💼

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. 📊 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. 🔬


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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. 🌱🔬


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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. 🎓 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. 🌍 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. 🌱


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. 📊 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. 🌟


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. 🎓 During their undergraduate years at Beijing Normal University, Dan stood out as one of the “Outstanding Undergraduates in BNU,” representing their faculty with distinction. 🏆 Their achievements include securing the Top Prize in Academic endeavors and being awarded a National Scholarship. 🌟 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. 🏅


Research Focus

Dan Dong’s research focuses on the intricate interactions within terrestrial ecosystems, particularly in the context of environmental stressors and ecosystem restoration. 🌱 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. 🌍


Publication Top Notes 

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. 📚 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. 🎓


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. 📊


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. 🎓 He serves as an Industrial Training Coordinator at Xiamen University Malaysia and is affiliated with prestigious engineering institutions. 🏢 With a focus on biochemical and biotechnological research, he leads multiple grants, notably in bioenergy and biorefinery development. 🌱 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. 🎓 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. 📚🔬 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.


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. 🌟 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. 🎓 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). 🏢 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. 🔬

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. 🌱 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. 🧪🔬

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Teresa Buchaca | Biological Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Teresa Buchaca | Biological Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Teresa Buchaca, CEAB-CSIC, Spain

👩‍🔬 Dr. Teresa Buchaca is a dedicated researcher with expertise in ecology. She earned her PhD in Biology from the Universitat de Barcelona in 2005 and holds a Master’s degree in Ecology from the same institution. With a strong academic background, she has held various research positions, including at the Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Blanes and Aarhus Universitet. Her work focuses on freshwater ecology, evident from her postdoctoral fellowships at the National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark. Dr. Buchaca’s commitment to scientific inquiry spans over two decades, marked by significant contributions to the field.

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Education and qualifications :

🎓 Dr. Teresa Buchaca has pursued a distinguished academic journey, culminating in her notable achievements in the field of ecology. Her educational odyssey commenced at the Universitat de Barcelona, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1995. Building upon this foundation, she ventured into specialized areas, earning a Master’s degree in Ecology from the same institution in 1998. Driven by a passion for scientific exploration, she expanded her knowledge through postgraduate studies on chromatography at Universitat Ramon Llull in 1996. This relentless pursuit of excellence ultimately led her to achieve a PhD in Biology from the Universitat de Barcelona in 2005, solidifying her expertise in the field. 🌱

Employment :

🔬 Dr. Teresa Buchaca’s professional journey reflects a rich tapestry of research endeavors spanning over two decades. She began as a Research Assistant in Ecology at Universitat de Barcelona, igniting her passion for scientific exploration from 1996 to 1997. This fervor led her to continue her academic pursuits, securing roles at esteemed institutions like Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Blanes, where she served in various capacities, including as a Postdoctoral Research Associate and a Research Assistant. Dr. Buchaca’s international exposure includes stints at Aarhus Universitet and the National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark, further enriching her expertise in freshwater ecology. Her dedication to advancing scientific knowledge is unwavering. 🌿

Research Focus:

Teresa Buchaca’s research primarily revolves around the ecology and conservation of freshwater ecosystems, with a particular emphasis on high mountain lakes 🏞️. Her work spans various topics, including the impacts of non-native fish species on native biodiversity, the effects of climate change on aquatic habitats, and the evaluation of monitoring programs for understanding global change effects. Buchaca also investigates paleoecological records in lake sediments to reconstruct past environmental changes and their implications for present-day ecosystems. Her research contributes significantly to understanding the dynamics of fragile aquatic environments and informing conservation strategies in mountainous regions.


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Aykut Fatih Güven | Renewable Energy | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Aykut FatihGüven | Renewable Energy | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Aykut FatihGüven, Yalova University, Turkey

Aykut Fatih Güven, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Yalova University, Turkey. With a background from Karadeniz Technical University, he earned his M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 2004 and later completed his Ph.D. at Kocaeli University in 2022. Dr. Güven’s expertise spans renewable energy, hybrid energy systems, electric vehicles, control systems, power analysis, artificial intelligence, and meta-heuristic optimization. Previously, he served in the Energy Systems Engineering department at Yalova University. His passion for advancing technology and sustainable solutions is evident in his dynamic research. 🌐⚡🔬

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Google Scholar

Education and qualifications:

Dr. Aykut Fatih Güven, an accomplished academic, embarked on his educational journey at Karadeniz Technical University, earning his Undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from 1996 to 2000. Delving deeper into his field, he pursued a Master’s degree, culminating in an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the same institution (2000-2004). His academic prowess continued at Kocaeli Universitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitusu, where he devoted his efforts to a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from 2018 to 2022. Dr. Güven’s commitment to advancing his expertise is evident in his extensive educational background, positioning him as a distinguished figure in the realm of Electrical Engineering. ⚙️🎓✨

Employment :

Dr. Aykut Fatih Güven, a distinguished academic, currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Electronics Engineering at Yalova University since October 30, 2023. Prior to this, from February 20, 2015, until October 30, 2023, he held the position of Dr. at Yalova Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi in Energy Systems Engineering. Dr. Güven’s journey in academia showcases a seamless transition from a role focused on energy systems to his current responsibilities in electrical and electronics engineering. His commitment to both fields is marked by continuous contributions and expertise, positioning him as a valuable asset in academia. 🏢🔍👨‍🏫

Research Focus:

Dr. Aykut Fatih Güven is a pioneering researcher with a primary focus on optimizing green energy systems. His expertise encompasses the design and performance analysis of autonomous green energy systems, employing multi and hybrid metaheuristic optimization approaches. With an extensive background in energy system engineering, he has conducted groundbreaking studies on the feasibility and economic analysis of independent hybrid energy systems for various regions. Dr. Güven’s dedication extends to investigating the impacts of DC fast charging stations for electric vehicles and exploring metaheuristic algorithms for optimizing hybrid energy systems in isolated rural environments. His work is a beacon in advancing sustainable solutions for the future. 🌱🔍💡

publication Top Notes:

  1. Design optimization of a stand-alone green energy system of university campus based on Jaya-Harmony Search and Ant Colony Optimization algorithms approaches
  2. Performance analysis of autonomous green energy system based on multi and hybrid metaheuristic optimization approaches
  3. Bahçelievler Belediye Başkanlık Binasının Enerji İhtiyacının Güneş ve Rüzgar Sistemi ile Karşılanması, Optimizasyonu ve Maliyet Analizi
  4. DC Fast Charging Station Modeling and Control for Electric Vehicles
  5. Multi-Objective Optimization of an Islanded Green Energy System Utilizing Sophisticated Hybrid Metaheuristic Approach
  6. Balıkesir İli Erdek İlçesi İçin Bağımsız Hibrit Enerji Sisteminin Fizibilite Çalışması Ve Ekonomik Analizi
  7. Afyon Oruçoğlu Termal Otelinin Enerji İhtiyacını Karşılayacak Güneş Enerji Sisteminin Tasarlanması, Optimizasyonu Ve Maliyet Analizi
  8. Feasibility Study and Techno-Economic Analysis of Stand-Alone Hybrid Energy System for Muğla Province Köyceğiz
  9. Yalova Üniversitesi Merkez Kampüsünde Elektrik Enerji Kalitesini Etkileyen Harmoniklerin İncelenmesi
  10. Assessing metaheuristic algorithms in determining dimensions of hybrid energy systems for isolated rural environments: Exploring renewable energy systems with hydrogen storage …







Alireza Soleimani | Renewable energy | Best Researcher Award

Mr.Alireza Soleimani | Renewable energy | Best Researcher Award

Alireza Soleimani holds a Master’s in Energy Systems Engineering (GPA: 3.33/4) from Sharif University of Technology (2020-2022), following a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from Azad University, South Tehran (2016-2020). Achieving top 1% in the Master’s entrance exam, he secured a full-time scholarship at Sharif University. With a passion for energy systems, Alireza combines academic excellence with a commitment to innovation. His dedication to the field has earned him recognition and accolades, setting him on a path to contribute significantly to the ever-evolving energy landscape. 🎓⚡

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Education :

Alireza Soleimani, a dedicated scholar, graduated with a Master of Science in Energy Systems Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2022, showcasing academic prowess with a commendable GPA of 3.33/4. Prior to this, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Azad University, South Tehran, during the period of 2016-2020. Alireza’s academic journey reflects a commitment to the intricacies of energy systems and electrical engineering, setting the stage for a promising career. 🎓⚙️ His educational achievements signify a solid foundation for contributing meaningfully to the dynamic and evolving realm of energy and technology.

Certifications :

Alireza Soleimani boasts a diverse skill set, accentuated by a range of certifications. His practical expertise in Industrial Electrical, acquired in 2017, laid the groundwork for his journey into cutting-edge technologies. In 2022, he delved into the realms of Machine Learning and Quantum Computing, showcasing a keen interest in the future of technology. Alireza also mastered Data Science with Python and gained insights into Big Data tools in 2021. His commitment to staying at the forefront of cybersecurity is evident in his completion of an Introduction to Cyber Security course. These certifications, including Quantum Computing Fundamentals with Microsoft Azure Quantum, underline Alireza’s dedication to continuous learning and technological innovation. 🛠️🔍

Awards and Honors :

Alireza Soleimani, a standout scholar, achieved remarkable recognition in 2020 by securing a position in the top 1% of candidates in the Master’s degree entrance exam. 🏅 This exceptional academic feat not only highlighted his intellectual prowess but also paved the way for further success. Subsequently, Alireza’s commitment to excellence was rewarded with a full-time scholarship for his Master’s degree studies at the esteemed Sharif University of Technology, spanning from 2020 to 2022. 🎓🌟 This scholarship not only reflects Alireza’s dedication to academic pursuits but also positions him as a promising leader in the field of Energy Systems Engineering.

Research Focus :

Alireza Soleimani, a prolific researcher, specializes in renewable energy and sustainable technologies. His diverse portfolio includes groundbreaking studies on photovoltaic farm capacity enhancement, synergistic ecological and economic solutions for low-urbanized areas, and comprehensive analyses of energy consumption in residential sectors. 🌱⚡ Alireza delves into microgrid control strategies, machine learning for building energy forecasting, and the pivotal role of hydrogen in sustainable transportation. His expertise extends to wireless charging of electric vehicles using solar energy. With a keen eye on the future, Alireza’s research contributes significantly to advancing clean energy and shaping the landscape of sustainable technologies.

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Vivek Agarwal | Earth Observation | Young Scientist Award

Dr Vivek Agarwal : Earth Observation | Young Scientist Award

Ph.D at Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Dr. Vivek Agarwal is an accomplished Geo-spatial engineer with a PhD from the University of Nottingham, UK. He holds a Master’s in Geomatics Engineering from IIT-Roorkee and Leibniz University, Hannover. Currently, an Assistant Professor at Northumbria University, Newcastle, he passionately teaches Data Science and engineering to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. With prior experience at the University of Petroleum and Energy Services, India, he excels in assignments, lab setup, and assessment, fostering students’ academic growth. 🌍🎓

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Education :

Dr. Vivek Agarwal, a distinguished Geo-spatial engineer, earned his PhD in Geo-spatial Engineering from the University of Nottingham, UK, showcasing expertise from Oct 2017 to Jan 2022. Prior, he achieved a Master’s in Geomatics Engineering with a remarkable 91.29% at IIT-Roorkee and Leibniz University, Hannover, spanning July 2014 to July 2016. His educational journey began at ITGGV, Central University, Bilaspur, where he graduated with a B.Tech in Engineering, securing 88.2% from May 2009 to May 2013. 🌍🎓

Experience :

Dr. Vivek Agarwal is an esteemed Assistant Professor in Engineering at Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK, since September 2022. His commitment to education extends from a prior role at the University of Petroleum and Energy Services, Dehradun, India, spanning October 2016 to August 2017. Dr. Agarwal’s expertise also encompasses a substantial tenure as a Teaching Assistant/Lab Demonstrator at the University of Nottingham, UK, from October 2017 to November 2021. In this role, he significantly contributed to the Researcher Academy, Graduate School, and Engineering labs, fostering student learning through lab sessions, equipment training, and material development. A tech-savvy educator, he adeptly employs platforms like Google Classroom, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Seneca for teaching and support.Beyond academics, Dr. Agarwal demonstrates a deep commitment to student welfare, serving as Head of Resident Hall Tutor Team at the University of Nottingham from July 2018 to September 2021. Additionally, his role as an International Student Ambassador from September 2018 to September 2021 showcases leadership in representing the Engineering Research Community. He effectively communicated with prospective postgraduate students and provided valuable feedback to the Faculty of Engineering staff, contributing to a vibrant and inclusive academic environment. 🎓🌐

Research Focus :

Dr. Vivek Agarwal, an accomplished researcher and Assistant Professor at Northumbria University, specializes in Geo-spatial Engineering with a focus on environmental impact assessment and sustainable development in mountainous regions. His diverse research portfolio includes studies on permafrost identification, groundwater dynamics, and the environmental repercussions of airport development. Through publications in esteemed journals, Dr. Agarwal contributes valuable insights to Earth and Space Science, Quaternary Science Advances, and The Science of the Total Environment.His dedication to understanding and mitigating environmental challenges marks him as a key figure in the intersection of technology, geography, and sustainable practices.

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Wudu Abiye Abebaw | Soil Erosion | Young Scientist Award

Mr. Wudu Abiye Abebaw: Soil Erosion

🌱 Mr. Wudu Abiye Abebaw, a dedicated Soil and Water Management researcher at the Amhara Agricultural Research Institute (ARARI) in Ethiopia, is on a mission to elevate sustainable agricultural practices and environmental stewardship. 🎓 Armed with a Bachelor’s degree in Soil and Water Resource Management and a Master’s degree in Agricultural Water Management Engineering from the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Science (MATE) in Hungary, Europe, he boasts a robust academic foundation. 🌍 With over five years of hands-on experience, Wudu specializes in watershed management, soil erosion, drainage, hydrology, and soil salinity, utilizing advanced software like ArcGIS, QGIS, SAS, and Origin. His multifaceted expertise encompasses Soil and Water Conservation, Hydrology Modeling, and Environmental research, ensuring his commitment to addressing intricate challenges in soil and water sustainability. 🚜💧

Professional Profiles:



🌍 With a global academic journey, Wudu Abiye Abebaw is a passionate Soil and Water Management researcher. 🎓 He earned his MSC in Agricultural Water Management Engineering from the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences (MATE) in Godollo, Hungary. 🌱 Currently pursuing an MSC in Environmental Science and Engineering at Tongji University in Shanghai, China, focusing on sustainable development, environmental ethics, and more. 🌐 Furthering his expertise, he embarks on an ERASMUS MUNDUS Master in Soil Science at Ondokuz Mayıs University in Turkey. 🇹🇷 Wudu enriches his knowledge with advanced training in Florence, Italy, exploring water harvesting interventions for climate change adaptation. 🚀🌿


🌱 Wudu Abiye Abebaw, currently an Associate Soil and Water Management Researcher at Sirinka Agricultural Research Center (SARC) in Bahirdar, Ethiopia, is dedicated to transformative agricultural practices. 📚 With a wealth of experience since 2017, he has progressed from a Junior Researcher to an integral part of SARC. 🌍 Wudu’s roles span writing research proposals, data collection and analysis, interpreting, publishing pre-review journals, and community service. 🚀 His leadership as the head of the Soil and Water Conservation Research Team showcases his commitment to advancing sustainable practices and disseminating adapted technologies. 🌾💧

Award & Honours:

🌍 Wudu Abiye Abebaw, a passionate soil and water management researcher, has garnered recognition through prestigious scholarships like the FAO and Ministry of Agriculture Hungary Scholarship, China Scholarship Council, and Erasmus+ Mundus Joint Master degree in Soil Science (EMISS). 🏆 His commitment is further highlighted by certificates of reviewing for renowned journals like Elsevier’s Soil and Tillage Research and Hindawi’s International Journal of Agronomy. 🚀 Wudu has enriched his knowledge through workshops, training courses, and a summer school, showcasing his dedication to continuous learning. 📚 His digital skills and participation in international webinars underscore his commitment to staying abreast of advancements. 👨‍🎓🌱

Research Interest:

🌱 With a fervent dedication to sustainable agriculture, Wudu Abiye Abebaw focuses his research on critical areas such as soil erosion, land use dynamics, and climate change impact on agricultural landscapes. 🌍 His keen interest extends to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), emphasizing the holistic approach to water sustainability. 🌾 Additionally, Wudu is a proponent of Soil and Water Conservation, employing innovative strategies to preserve vital resources. 🚜 Embracing the principles of Conservation Agriculture, he explores methods that harmonize cultivation practices with environmental preservation, paving the way for resilient and eco-friendly agricultural systems. 🌿🔍

Publication Top Note:
  •  Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Soil Erosion Response to Land Use Land Cover Dynamics and Climate Variability in Maybar Watershed, Awash Basin, Ethiopia
    • Journal: Geology, Ecology, and Landscapes
    • Date: September 26, 2023
    • DOI: 10.1080/24749508.2023.2256542
    • Contributors: Wudu Abiye, Istvan Waltner, Hailu Kindie🔍
  • Soil and Water Conservation Nexus Agricultural Productivity in Ethiopia
    • Journal: Advances in Agriculture
    • Date: June 24, 2022
    • DOI: 10.1155/2022/8611733
    • Contributors: Wudu Abiye, Xinqing Xiao🌍
  •  Evaluation of Soil Drainage Methods for the Productivity of Waterlogged Vertisols in Jama District, Eastern Amhara Region, Ethiopia
    • Journal: International Journal of Agronomy
    • Date: June 24, 2021
    • DOI: 10.1155/2021/5534866
    • Contributors: Muluken Lebay, Wudu Abiye, Tilahun Taye, Seid Belay, Othmane Merah📖
  •  Implication of Long-Term Terracing Watershed Development on Soil Macronutrients and Crop Production in Maybar Subwatershed, South Wello Zone, Ethiopia
    • Journal: Air, Soil and Water Research
    • Date: January 2021
    • DOI: 10.1177/11786221211004220
    • Contributors: Tilahun Taye, Awdenegest Moges, Alemayehu Muluneh, Muluken Lebay, Wudu Abiye🌱