Josue Mbonigaba | Econometrics and Finance Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Josue Mbonigaba | Econometrics and Finance Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Josue Mbonigaba, University of KWaZulu-Natal, South Africa

🎓 Prof. Josue Mbonigaba is an accomplished economist with a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. With extensive research focusing on health economics, he’s made significant contributions to understanding HIV/AIDS interventions and public health spending in Sub-Saharan Africa. Currently an Associate Professor at UKZN, he’s served in various academic leadership roles, emphasizing research, teaching, and program management. His work includes exploring socio-economic disparities in chronic illness and transaction costs for delivering health services. With a wealth of experience spanning academia and international organizations like the World Food Programme, his expertise drives impactful policy and academic discourse. 🌍

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Education 📚

Josue Mbonigaba holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, focusing on the cost-effectiveness of HIV/AIDS interventions in South Africa. He also earned a Master of Commerce in Economics from the University of Natal, investigating the demand for healthcare among low-income households. His academic journey began with a BCom (Honours) in Economics from the University of Rwanda, where he explored tax and public debt dynamics. His educational background underscores his commitment to understanding and addressing socio-economic challenges, particularly in healthcare and public finance.

Work Experience 💼

Prof. Mbonigaba has contributed significantly to education and research. From his roles as a lecturer and senior administrator to his current position as an Associate Professor and Academic Leader at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, he’s demonstrated leadership in teaching, research, and program management. His tenure includes facilitating research workshops, engaging with professional bodies, and fostering international collaborations, all aimed at advancing knowledge and addressing pressing societal issues.

Research Focus

🔍 Prof. Josue Mbonigaba’s research primarily focuses on socio-economic inequalities in healthcare access, particularly in South Africa and other African countries. His work encompasses a wide range of topics, including the cost-effectiveness of HIV/AIDS interventions, utilization of maternal and child health services, and the impact of economic factors on healthcare decision-making. Through empirical investigations and policy analyses, he strives to identify barriers to healthcare access and propose solutions to improve equity and efficiency in healthcare delivery. Prof. Mbonigaba’s research contributes valuable insights to the fields of health economics, public policy, and development studies, aiming to address pressing societal challenges. 🌍

 

Mabrouk Abd Eldaim | Molecular Biology Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Mabrouk Abd Eldaim | Molecular Biology Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Mabrouk Abd Eldaim, Menoufia University, Egypt

🔬 Prof. Dr. Mabrouk Abd Eldaim, a distinguished researcher in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, holds a Ph.D. from Hokkaido University, Japan, with post-doctoral fellowships from Kyoto University. With over 880 citations and an H-index of 18, his expertise spans across veterinary sciences and biomedical research. Currently serving as Vice Dean for Postgraduate Affairs and Professor at Menoufia University, Egypt, he also directs the Quality Assurance unit. Prof. Eldaim’s multilingual proficiency in English and Arabic enriches his global scientific collaborations. His career blends academic excellence with leadership in education and research.

 

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Scientific Qualifications

🔬 Prof. Dr. Mabrouk Abd Eldaim’s illustrious academic journey encompasses a rich tapestry of scientific achievements. Holding a Ph.D. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from Hokkaido University, Japan, he further honed his expertise through post-doctoral fellowships in Biomedical Sciences at Kyoto University. Prior to this, he attained a Master’s degree in Veterinary Medical Sciences from Menoufia University, Egypt, and a Bachelor’s degree with distinction from Alexandria University. With over 880 citations and an H-index of 18, his contributions to research are highly regarded, with 27 highly cited works. Prof. Eldaim’s multidisciplinary background underscores his commitment to advancing knowledge in the biomedical field.

Research Focus

🔬 Prof. Dr. Mabrouk Abd Eldaim’s research focus primarily revolves around the fields of pharmacology, toxicology, and biomedical sciences. His work delves into elucidating the mechanisms underlying the protective effects of natural compounds against various toxins and chemical agents. With a keen interest in herbal medicine, his studies explore the therapeutic potential of plants like Trigonella foenum-graecum, Moringa oleifera, and Spirulina platensis in mitigating oxidative stress, inflammation, and organ damage. Prof. Eldaim’s investigations shed light on novel approaches for alleviating toxicity-induced ailments, offering promising avenues for pharmaceutical development and clinical intervention.

 

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Ashraf Morsy | Materials Science Award | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Ashraf Morsy | Materials Science Award | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Ashraf Morsy, Faculty of Engineering, Pharos University, Alexandria, Egypt.

Dr. Ashraf Morsy, a distinguished membrane technology expert 🧪, serves as the Membrane Laboratory Supervisor at Pharos University, Egypt. With dual doctorates in Materials Science and Petrochemicals, he blends academic prowess with over two decades of laboratory experience. His research delves into water treatment, desalination, and polymer modifications, reflected in numerous publications and patents. Dr. Morsy’s leadership extends to mentoring M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, alongside active participation in international conferences. A member of prestigious scientific societies, including the Arab International of Materials Science, his work shapes sustainable solutions for water scarcity challenges. 🌊🔬

 

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Education

Dr. Ashraf Morsy’s academic journey spans decades of dedication and expertise 🎓. Beginning with a Bachelor’s degree in Special Chemistry from Alexandria University in 1988, he continued to expand his knowledge with diplomas in Education and Material Science. His pursuit of excellence led to a Master’s degree in Materials Science in 2011 and a dual Doctorate, specializing in Materials Science and Petrochemicals. With a focus on polymer modifications and membrane fabrication for water treatment, Dr. Morsy’s extensive educational background empowers him to innovate sustainable solutions for addressing global water challenges, marking him as a leader in the field. 🌊🔬

 

Experience

Dr. Ashraf Morsy brings a wealth of expertise to the realm of chemical laboratories 🧪. Specializing in water treatment, chlorine, caustic soda production, and polymerization, his proficiency extends across various facets of chemistry. As a seasoned laboratory manager, he excels in overseeing operations and guiding the research endeavors of M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. Dr. Morsy’s adeptness isn’t confined to the lab; he is equally skilled in imparting knowledge. From organic chemistry to membrane technology, his teaching prowess encompasses a wide array of subjects, ensuring a holistic understanding of chemical processes. 🔬📚

Research Focus

Dr. Ashraf Morsy’s research focus primarily revolves around sustainable solutions for water treatment and desalination, marked by his significant contributions to membrane technology 🌊. Through innovative approaches, he explores the development of advanced materials such as cellulose acetate and nanocomposites extracted from natural sources like rice straw. His work spans various facets of membrane fabrication, including polymer modifications and the integration of environmentally friendly additives for enhanced performance. Dr. Morsy’s dedication to addressing water scarcity challenges is evident in his extensive publication record, which underscores his commitment to advancing sustainable practices in the field of chemical engineering. 🔬📑

 

Publication Top Notes 

  1. Utilizing a blend of expandable graphite and calcium/zinc stearate as a heat stabilizer environmentally friendly for polyvinyl chloride by Morsy et al. (2024) 🔄
  2. Cited by 9 articles, Improved anti-biofouling resistances using novel nanocelluloses/cellulose acetate extracted from rice straw based membranes for water desalination by Morsy et al. (2022) 📚
  3. Cited by 17 articles, Evaluation of the water quality and the eutrophication risk in Mediterranean sea area: A case study of the Port Said Harbour, Egypt by Morsy et al. (2022) 🌊
  4. Cited by 2 articles, Development of cellulose acetate membrane performance by carboxylate multiwalled carbon nanotubes by Morsy et al. (2022) 🧪
  5. Cited by 1 article, Energy Recovery from Spray Dryer Exhaust Air Using High-Temperature Heat Pump System by Morsy et al. (2022) 🔄
  6. Cited by 7 articles, Enhancing anti-scaling resistances of aromatic polyamide reverse osmosis membranes using a new natural materials inhibitor by Morsy et al. (2021) 🌿
  7. Cited by 18 articles, Anti-biofouling of 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropane sulfonic acid grafted cellulose acetate membranes used for water desalination by Morsy et al. (2020) 🔬
  8. Cited by 2 articles, Improvement of performance and antifouling properties of reverse osmosis membranes using green additive by Morsy et al. (2019) 🔄
  9. Cited by 19 articles, Reverse osmosis membranes for water desalination based on cellulose acetate extracted from Egyptian rice straw by Morsy et al. (2016) 🌾
  10. Cited by 18 articles, Grafted cellulose acetate reverse osmosis membrane using 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid for water desalination by Morsy et al. (2016) 🔬

Radhakrishna Bhandari | Biological Sciences Award | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Radhakrishna Bhandari | Biological Sciences Award | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Radhakrishna Bhandari, tribhuvan university, Nepal

🌱 Radhakrishna Bhandari is a dedicated MSc Ag student at Tribhuvan University, focusing on advancing sustainable agrifood systems through Plant Breeding and Genetics. With 19 publications and 15 citations, he demonstrates a keen interest in research, notably in climate-resilient wheat breeding. As a peer reviewer for Elsevier, his expertise extends to scientific writing and publication. He has contributed significantly to wheat genotype evaluations under various stress conditions and holds experience in agro-science content creation. With a passion for agriculture and a drive for innovation, Radhakrishna embodies a commitment to improving crop resilience and productivity. 🌾

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📚 Educational Background:

Radhakrishna pursued his BSc Ag and MSc Ag at the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Tribhuvan University. His coursework encompasses a wide array of subjects crucial for understanding agricultural sciences, including Technical Writing, Biostatistics, Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Biotechnology. His academic rigor lays a strong foundation for his research endeavors. 🎓

 

🔬 Research Experience:

Radhakrishna has delved deep into agricultural research. His investigations on stress tolerance in wheat and package production for black rice cultivation demonstrate his hands-on approach to tackling agricultural challenges. His findings, published in reputable journals, contribute significantly to the field. 🌾

💼 Work Experience and Achievements:

Apart from his academic pursuits, Radhakrishna founded an agriculture-based content platform, showcasing his passion for disseminating knowledge. As a census enumerator and chemistry instructor, he further enriched his skill set. Recognized as a merit scholar and recipient of the Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme, Radhakrishna’s dedication to academic excellence is evident. 🏆

🌾 Research Focus:

Radhakrishna Bhandari’s research primarily centers on enhancing the resilience of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties against environmental stresses, particularly drought and heat. With a comprehensive exploration of stress tolerance mechanisms, his work contributes significantly to understanding wheat physiology, morphology, and biochemical responses under adverse conditions. Through extensive reviews and empirical studies, he aims to identify drought-tolerant genotypes, assess their performance in various environments, and provide insights for effective wheat breeding programs. Radhakrishna’s dedication to addressing emerging threats like fall armyworm underscores his commitment to sustainable agriculture and food security. 🌱

 

Publication Top Notes 

  1. “Drought stress effect, tolerance, and management in wheat–a review” (Cogent Food and Agriculture, 2024)
    • Year of Publication: 2023
  2. “Climate resilient breeding for high yields and stable wheat lines under irrigated and abiotic stress environments” (Plant Stress, 2024)
    • Year of Publication: 2024
  3. “Identification of drought tolerant wheat genotypes using stress tolerance indices in the western terai region of Nepal” (Research on Crops, 2023)
    • Year of Publication: 2023
  4. “Stability analysis of different Wheat varieties using AMMI and GGE biplot under Heat drought and Irrigated environment” (Research Square, 2023)
    • Year of Publication: 2023
  5. “Stability and Adaptability of Wheat Genotypes Under Irrigated, Heat Stress, Rainfed and Drought Environments” (SSRN, 2023)
    • Year of Publication: 2023
  6. “Expression and association of quantitative traits of wheat genotypes under different wheat growing environments” (Cogent Food & Agriculture, 2023)
    • Year of Publication: 2023
  7. “Yield performance and stress tolerance indices of wheat genotypes under irrigated and rainfed condition” (Journal of Innovative Agriculture, 2023)
    • Year of Publication: 2023
  8. “PHYSIOLOGICAL, MORPHOLOGICAL & BIOCHEMICAL RESPONSE OF WHEAT AGAINST HEAT & DROUGHT STRESS AND THE TOLERANCE MECHANISM – A REVIEW” (Reviews In Food and Agriculture, 2022)
    • Year of Publication: 2022
  9. “FALL ARMYWORM: AN EMERGING THREAT TO AGRICULTURE-A REVIEW” (Sustainability in Food and Agriculture, 2021)
    • Year of Publication: 2021
  10. “EFFECT OF DROUGHT & IRRIGATED ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITION ON YIELD & YIELD ATTRIBUTING CHARACTERISTIC OF BREAD WHEAT-A REVIEW” (Reviews in Food and Agriculture, 2021)
    • Year of Publication: 2021

 

Tawanda Makopa | Yeast Ecology Award | Young Scientist Award

Mr. Tawanda Makopa | Yeast Ecology Award | Young Scientist Award

Mr. Tawanda Makopa, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana

🌱 Tawanda Makopa is a passionate researcher specializing in Fermentation Technology. Currently pursuing a Masters in Biological Sciences and Biotechnology at BIUST, Botswana, Tawanda explores the intricate world of insect-microbe interactions for industrial yeast applications. With a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Biology and Biochemistry from NUST, Zimbabwe, they’ve delved into microbiology and quality control analysis at Zimbabwe Pharmaceuticals. Their expertise spans yeast biotechnology, microbial analysis, and laboratory practices. Notably, Tawanda’s research has been acknowledged with publications and a prestigious FEMS Early Career Investigator Fellowship. Committed to academia, they’ve also served as a Teaching Assistant and contributed to postgraduate student representation at BIUST. 🧪📚

 

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🎓 Tawanda Makopa’s academic journey reflects a deep-seated commitment to the exploration of biological sciences. Graduating with honors from the National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe, Tawanda’s Bachelor’s degree in Applied Biology and Biochemistry provided a solid foundation in microbiology. Presently, at the Botswana International University of Science and Technology, they are immersed in pursuing a Master’s degree in Biological Sciences and Biotechnology with a focus on Fermentation Technology. Their thesis delves into the intriguing realm of insect-microbe interactions, aiming to unearth valuable yeasts for industrial applications. This academic trajectory underscores Tawanda’s dedication to unlocking nature’s secrets for technological advancements. 🧪🔬

 

Research Experience 

 

🔬 During their tenure as a Graduate Research Assistant at Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Tawanda Makopa delved into the realm of natural product discovery, particularly focusing on extremophilic microorganisms native to the Kalahari Desert. Their investigations centered on unraveling the carbon metabolism of yeast collections while also managing yeast collection databases. Additionally, they actively contributed to various projects within the Yeast Biotechnology Research Group, aiming to develop indigenous industrial yeast strains for applications in brewing, baking, and biofuel production. Tawanda’s dedication to yeast research was further recognized with the prestigious FEMS Early Career Investigator Fellowship, leading to their participation in the 31st International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology in Florence, Italy. 🌵🧬

 

Work Experience

 

🔬 Tawanda Makopa’s professional journey embodies a fusion of academia and industry expertise. As a Teaching Assistant at Botswana International University of Science and Technology, they imparted knowledge to students in Bioprocessing and Microbial Fermentation Technology, as well as Introduction to Biology. Through laboratory demonstrations and tutorial sessions, they facilitated practical learning experiences and ensured academic rigor during examinations. Transitioning to industry, Tawanda served as a Quality Control Analyst at Zimbabwe Pharmaceuticals, where they meticulously conducted microbial analysis, ensured compliance with SOPs, and supervised personnel, emphasizing Good Manufacturing Practices. Their multifaceted experience underscores a commitment to both education and quality assurance in pharmaceuticals. 💼🔍

 

Research Focus

🔬 Tawanda P. Makopa’s research focuses on the intricate dynamics of yeast interactions within ecological niches, particularly exploring the relationship between yeasts and insects in southern Africa. Through their investigations, they aim to tap into the diverse array of yeast species for modern bioprocessing applications, uncovering potential innovations in industrial fermentation technologies. Additionally, Makopa has delved into the biodiversity of fermenting yeasts associated with marula fruits, debunking the myth of elephant intoxication while assessing the microbial richness of this ecological niche. Their work underscores a commitment to understanding and harnessing yeast diversity for biotechnological advancements. 🌿

Mei Xuan Liew | Family Economics Award | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Mei Xuan Liew | Family Economics Award | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Mei Xuan Liew, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

🌟 Liew Mei Xuan is a dedicated researcher and emerging leader in the field of Family Economics and Management, currently pursuing her Ph.D. at Universiti Putra Malaysia. With a stellar academic record and published papers in prestigious journals, she specializes in small family businesses and entrepreneurial leadership, advocating for gender inclusivity. Mei Xuan’s expertise extends to sales and project management, as evidenced by her successful ventures in Southeast Asia markets. As a co-founder of the Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Future Challenge Expert Society, she demonstrates strong leadership and organizational skills. Beyond academia and business, Mei Xuan is a multilingual individual with a passion for dance and travel. 📚👩‍💼✨

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Education:

🎓 Liew Mei Xuan, a Ph.D. candidate at Universiti Putra Malaysia, embodies a passion for advancing Family Economics and Management. Her remarkable academic journey, highlighted by a perfect CGPA and successful completion of doctoral candidacy, reflects her commitment to excellence. Mei Xuan’s research focuses on various facets of family businesses, including entrepreneurial orientation, participative leadership, and gender dynamics. With published papers and accepted conference presentations, she actively contributes to scholarly discourse. Through her ongoing projects and mentorship of fellow scholars, she cultivates a nurturing academic environment. Mei Xuan’s dedication to exploring generational involvement and business performance underscores her commitment to shaping the future of family enterprises. 🌟

 

Professional Experience :

Mei Xuan has excelled in diverse roles, showcasing her adaptability and strategic acumen. As an IELTS Exam Invigilator with British Council x RE2 International Computer School, she ensured exam integrity through meticulous candidate management and vigilant examination monitoring. Transitioning to Kollvit Gmbh & Co.KG. Waldweg, Mei Xuan thrived as a Sales Project Manager, spearheading market expansion in Southeast Asia. Her achievements include forging key partnerships, analyzing market trends, and nurturing client relationships. As a B2B Sales Representative, she demonstrated strong communication skills, driving regional sales growth through market analysis and strategic planning. Mei Xuan’s journey exemplifies a dynamic blend of professionalism, adaptability, and strategic foresight. 🌟

Research Focus:

🔍 Mei Xuan’s research focus centers on the dynamics of small family businesses, particularly in Malaysia. Through her studies, she delves into the intricate interplay between generational involvement, entrepreneurial orientation, and business performance. By exploring participative strategies and the harnessing of generational power, she sheds light on how these factors impact the sustainability and success of small family firms. Mei Xuan’s work contributes significantly to the field of family business management, offering valuable insights for practitioners and academics alike. With a keen eye on fostering sustainable business practices, she paves the way for future generations of family entrepreneurs. 🌱📊

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Kenneth Mouré | History Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Kenneth Mouré | History Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Kenneth Mouré,Department of History, Classics and Religion, University of Alberta, Canada

Prof. Kenneth Mouré is a distinguished historian specializing in Modern European History, particularly focusing on France. With a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, he has held prominent positions at the University of Alberta and UCSB. His research delves into the intricacies of economic history, notably the impact of wars and monetary policies. Prof. Mouré’s extensive publications, including “The Gold Standard Illusion” and “Marché Noir,” demonstrate his expertise. Renowned for his insightful analysis, he has received numerous awards and fellowships for his scholarly contributions. Through teaching and research, Prof. Mouré enriches our understanding of European history 📚🌍.

 

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Education:

Prof. Kenneth Mouré’s academic journey reflects his passion for understanding Europe’s complex historical and economic landscape. He obtained his Ph.D. in Modern European History from the University of Toronto in 1988, delving deep into the continent’s socio-economic evolution. Prior to this, he earned his M.A. in Modern European History from SUNY Stony Brook in 1981, honing his expertise in the field. Notably, he graduated with distinction in Economics from the University of Calgary in 1980, laying the foundation for his interdisciplinary approach to history. Prof. Mouré’s diverse educational background equips him with a comprehensive understanding of European history and economics 🎓🌍.

 

Employment:

Prof. Kenneth Mouré’s illustrious career spans prestigious institutions across the globe. Since 2009, he has held the esteemed position of Professor at the Department of History and Classics at the University of Alberta, Canada, contributing significantly to academia. His international influence is evident through his role as a Visiting Professor at Université de Paris – 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in 2014-2015, enriching French scholarship. Prior to this, he served as a Professor at UCSB for a decade and as an Associate Professor for seven years. Prof. Mouré’s academic journey also includes notable stints as a Visiting Professor in Paris and a member of the Institute for Advanced Study, reflecting his commitment to global historical inquiry 🌍📚.

 

Awards:

Prof. Kenneth Mouré’s exceptional contributions to research have been recognized through numerous prestigious awards and fellowships. Notably, he has received two Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Insight Grants, demonstrating his ongoing commitment to advancing knowledge in the field. His scholarly endeavors have also been supported by the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Albert and Eileen Borchard Foundation. Additionally, Prof. Mouré’s academic prowess earned him fellowships at esteemed institutions like The Institute for Advanced Study and the University of Calgary. His dedication to scholarly inquiry is evident through his numerous accolades 🏆🔍.

 

Research Focus:

Prof. Kenneth Mouré’s research focus revolves around the economic and monetary history of France, particularly during the interwar period and World War II. His studies delve into topics such as French monetary policy, food rationing, black markets, and the political and economic challenges faced by France during times of crisis. Through meticulous analysis of archival sources and historical narratives, Prof. Mouré sheds light on the complexities of economic decision-making, governmental responses to crises, and the socio-economic implications of wartime measures. His work not only enriches our understanding of French history but also offers insights into broader themes of economic resilience and governance during turbulent times 📊.

 

Publication Top Notes:

Publication: The gold standard illusion: France, the Bank of France, and the international gold standard, 1914-1939 by K Mouré (2002) | Cited by: 173

📚 Publication: Managing the Franc Poincaré: economic understanding and political constraint in French monetary policy, 1928-1936 by K Mouré (2002) | Cited by: 165

📚 Publication:Food rationing and the black market in France (1940–1944) by K Mouré (2010) | Cited by: 44

📚 Publication: La politique du franc Poincaré: perception de l’économie et contraintes politiques dans la stratégie monétaire de la France, 1926-1936 by K Mouré, JM Mendel, JC Asselain (1998) | Cited by: 42

📚 Publication:Crisis and renewal in France, 1918-1962 by K Mouré, MS Alexander (2002) | Cited by: 31

📚 Publication:Undervaluing the franc Poincaré by K Mouré (1996) | Cited by: 29

📚 Publication: On vit mal: Food Shortages and Popular Culture in Occupied France, 1940–1944 by K Mouré, P Schwartz (2007) | Cited by: 25

📚 Publication: The Limits to Central Bank Co-operation, 1916–36 by K Mouré (1992) | Cited by: 24

📚 Publication: French history since Napoleon by MS Alexander (1999) | Cited by: 20

📚 Publication: ” Une eventualite absolument exclue”: French reluctance to devalue, 1933-1936 by K Mouré (1988) | Cited by: 19

Ranga Subramanian | Physical Chemistry | Best Paper Award

Dr. Ranga Subramanian | Physical Chemistry | Best Paper Award 

Associate Professor, IIT Patna, India

Dr. Ranga Subramanian, an Associate Professor at IIT Patna, India, has been recognized for his outstanding contributions in Physical Chemistry with a prestigious Best Paper Award. His groundbreaking research has not only expanded the boundaries of knowledge but has also significantly impacted the field. With a keen focus on exploring complex chemical phenomena at the molecular level, Dr. Subramanian’s work epitomizes excellence and innovation. His dedication to advancing scientific understanding and his commitment to academic excellence serve as an inspiration to both his peers and students. Through his contributions, he continues to shape the future of Physical Chemistry and pave the way for groundbreaking discoveries.

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Academic Qualification

Dr. Ranga Subramanian pursued his academic journey with zeal and dedication, earning his Bachelor’s degree from Loyola College, Chennai, laying the foundation for his scholarly pursuits. He further honed his expertise by completing his Masters at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, delving deeper into his field. Driven by a thirst for knowledge, he pursued his Ph.D. at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT – 06457, where he immersed himself in advanced research and academic inquiry. 🎓 His educational trajectory reflects a commitment to excellence and a passion for learning, shaping him into the accomplished scholar and educator he is today.

Work Experience

Dr. Ranga Subramanian’s academic journey is characterized by a diverse range of experiences and esteemed positions. Beginning as a Visiting Assistant Professor at New College of Florida, USA, he embarked on his career trajectory, laying the groundwork for his scholarly endeavors. His pursuit of excellence led him to serve as an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Patna, where he made significant contributions to academia and research. Building upon his expertise, he further enriched his scholarly portfolio as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, and later at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. Through his multifaceted roles and unwavering dedication, Dr. Subramanian continues to inspire and shape the academic landscape with his invaluable contributions.

Selected Conference Presentations

Dr. Ranga Subramanian’s prolific contributions to theoretical chemistry and atmospheric science are underscored by his notable presentations and talks at prestigious conferences and symposiums worldwide. With invited talks at esteemed events such as the 19th Theoretical Chemistry Symposium (TCS 2023) and the 4th Indian Planetary Science Conference (IPSC-2023), he has delved into crucial topics like environmental assessment properties of oxygenated hydrofluorocarbons and thermodynamic properties of water clusters. His expertise extends to computational chemistry applications in atmospheric science, as evidenced by his engagement at the Centre for Advanced Computational Chemistry Studies, New Delhi. Dr. Subramanian’s groundbreaking research elucidates mechanisms, kinetics, and theoretical analyses vital to understanding atmospheric chemistry, earning him recognition and respect in academic circles globally.

Publications Top Notes

 

  1. “Theoretical investigation of the nature of hydrogen bonds and cooperativity effect in methanol-water and ethanol-water clusters” – 2024 – Arnab Patla, Jagannath Pal, Kanika Guleria, and Ranga Subramanian
  2. “Theoretical Investigation on Hydrogen Abstraction Reactions of Sulfur Compounds HSX(O)H and CH3SX(O)H (X = C, S) by OH Radicals” – 2023 – Kanika Guleria and Ranga Subramanian
  3. “Thermodynamic and Optical Properties of HCOOH(H2O)n and HCOOH(NH3)(H2O)n-1 Clusters at Various Temperatures and Pressures: A Computational Study” – 2023 – Arnab Patla and Ranga Subramanian
  4. “Chemically induced crosslinked enhanced emission of carbon polymer dots discerning healthy and cancer cells through pH-dependent tunable photoluminescence” – 2023 – Suman Nayak, Kanika Guleria, Abhik Sen, Subhrajeet Banerjee, Ranga Subramanian, and Prolay Das
  5. “Computational investigation on mechanisms and kinetics of gas-phase reactions of 4-hydroxy-2-pentanone (4H2P) with hydroxyl radicals and subsequent reactions of CH3C(O)CH2C•(OH)CH3 radical” – 2022 – Kanika Guleria and Ranga Subramanian
  6. “Absorption of Volatile Organic Compounds Toluene and Acetaldehyde in Choline Chloride-Based Deep Eutectic Solvents” – 2022 – Sandipa Indra, Ranga Subramanian, and Snehasis Daschakraborty
  7. “Quantum Chemical and Chemical Kinetic Investigation on Hydrogen Abstraction Reactions of CF3CF2C(O)OCH3 and CHF2CF2C(O)OCH3 with OH Radicals and Fate of Haloalkoxy Radicals” – 2022 – Kanika Guleria and Ranga Subramanian
  8. “Interaction of volatile organic compounds acetone and toluene with room temperature ionic liquid at the bulk and the liquid-vacuum interface” – 2021 – Sandipa Indra, Ranga Subramanian, and Snehasis Daschakraborty
  9. “Thermodynamic properties of Forming Methanol-Water and Ethanol-Water Clusters at Various Temperatures and Pressures and Implications for Atmospheric Chemistry: A DFT Study” – 2021 – Jagannath Pal, Arnab Patla, and Ranga Subramanian
  10. “Sodium and Lithium ions in aerosol: thermodynamic and rayleigh light scattering properties” – 2020 – Jagannath Pal, Pulagam Sai Teja, and Ranga Subramanian
  11. “The Gas Phase Structure of Ethynylferrocene using Microwave Spectroscopy” – 2005 – Ranga Subramanian, Chandana Karunatilaka, Kristen S. Keck, Stephen G. Kukolich
  12. “2-BUTYNOL: Torsional analysis of a molecule” – 2003 – Ranga Subramanian, Robert K. Bohn, and Stewart E. Novick
  13. “FT Microwave Structure and Nuclear Quadrupole Coupling Analysis of Six Isotopomers of the ArgonChlorocylcobutane van der Waals complex” – 2005 – Ranga Subramanian, J.M.Szarko, Stewart Szarko, Stewart W.C.Pringle

 

 

 

Zalike Keskin Erdogan | Tissue Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Zalike Keskin Erdogan | Tissue Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Zalike Keskin Erdogan, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Dr. Zalike Keskin Erdogan, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Imperial College London, specializing in microfluidic encapsulation of biosensors and tissue engineering. With a background in biomedical engineering and extensive experience in cell culture and biomaterials, she has led projects, authored numerous publications, and presented at international conferences. Dr. Keskin Erdogan’s research focuses on developing innovative solutions for regenerative medicine, particularly in neural tissue engineering and wound healing. She is an active member of several professional societies and has received prestigious awards for her contributions. 🧪🔬📚

 

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Dr. Zalike Keskin Erdogan’s academic journey reflects her dedication to advancing biomedical sciences. She earned her PhD in Medical Sciences from University College London, UK, specializing in neural tissue engineering with hydrogel-phosphate glass fiber constructs. During her doctoral studies, she published extensively, presented at international conferences, and received prestigious scholarships and travel funds. Her MSc in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering from Ege University, Turkey, showcased her prowess in bioartificial skin development, while her BEng in Bioengineering laid the foundation for her mechanical characterization expertise. Dr. Keskin Erdogan’s academic achievements exemplify her commitment to pushing the boundaries of bioengineering. 🎓🔬📚

 

Professional Experience:

Dr. Zalike Keskin Erdogan, PhD, is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK. Her expertise lies in the innovative field of microfluidic encapsulation, where she leads a project focusing on whole cell biosensors for co-culturing with mammalian cells and utilizing flow cytometry. With prior roles as a Research Assistant at Izmir Economy University and a Graduate Assistant at Ege University, Turkey, Dr. Keskin Erdogan has honed her skills in biomedical and bioengineering research. She actively mentors students, contributes to academic publications, and explores novel applications of hydrogel-based biomaterials. 🧪🔬📝

 

Research Focus:

Dr. Zalike Keskin Erdogan’s research focus encompasses a wide range of areas within biomedical engineering and biomaterials science. Her work spans the development and characterization of novel biomaterials for various applications, including skin tissue engineering, drug delivery systems for glaucoma treatment, and scaffold design for bone defect treatment. Additionally, she investigates the utilization of bioprinted tissue constructs for neural injury repair and explores the implications of different substrates on cellular response, such as astrocytes. Dr. Keskin Erdogan’s multidisciplinary research endeavors aim to address critical challenges in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, ultimately contributing to advancements in healthcare. 🧬🔬🩺

Publication Top Notes:

Novel keratin modified bacterial cellulose nanocomposite production and characterization for skin tissue engineering

Recent advances in drug delivery systems for glaucoma treatment

SIS/aligned fibre scaffold designed to meet layered oesophageal tissue complexity and properties

Crosslinking of poly (vinyl alcohol) nanofibres with polycarboxylic acids: Biocompatibility with human skin keratinocyte cells

A review of functionalised bacterial cellulose for targeted biomedical fields

Poly-ε-caprolactone/fibrin-alginate scaffold: a new pro-angiogenic composite biomaterial for the treatment of bone defects

Utilization of GelMA with phosphate glass fibers for glial cell alignment

Modular orthopaedic tissue engineering with implantable microcarriers and canine adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal cells

Therapeutic Application of an Ag-Nanoparticle-PNIPAAm-Modified Eggshell Membrane Construct for Dermal Regeneration and Reconstruction

Inclusion of calcium phosphate does not further improve in vitro and in vivo osteogenesis in a novel, highly biocompatible, mechanically stable and 3D printable polymer

 

 

Kavitha Jayaseelan | Pharmaceutical Science | Best Faculty Award

Dr. Kavitha Jayaseelan | Pharmaceutical Science | Best Faculty Award

Dr. Kavitha Jayaseelan, SRM COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, India

🎓 Kavitha Jayaseelan is an accomplished educator with 12+ years of experience, currently serving as Associate Professor at SRM College of Pharmacy. With expertise in Bio-analytical Method Development and Validation, she holds a Ph.D. from SRM Institute of Science and Technology. Kavitha is dedicated to enhancing student learning and has received accolades such as the Best Teacher Award by SIMATS. Her proactive involvement in university agendas, coupled with her role as a reviewer for esteemed journals, underscores her commitment to academic excellence. Passionate about research, she continually seeks to empower young minds and contribute to the field of pharmaceutical analysis. 📚

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Education:

🎓 Kavitha Jayaseelan embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor of Pharmacy from SRM College of Pharmacy, securing a merit seat and graduating with distinction in 2006. She furthered her studies with a Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Analysis from JSS College of Pharmacy, again earning a merit seat and achieving distinction in 2009. Driven by her passion for research, Kavitha pursued a Ph.D. in Pharmacy at SRM College of Pharmacy, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, completing her doctoral studies from 2012 to 2018. Her academic excellence and dedication to the field of pharmacy shine through her educational accomplishments. 📚

Awards:

🏅 Kavitha Jayaseelan’s career is adorned with notable achievements and accolades. She was honored with the Best Interactive Speaker Award at the 2nd Global Virtual Summit on Pharmaceutical & Novel Drug Delivery Systems in Rome, Italy, in March 2023. Recognized for her exceptional teaching prowess, Kavitha clinched the Best Teacher Award by SIMATS – Global Iconic Excellence Award in August 2022. As a respected academic, she serves as a reviewer for esteemed journals like Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry. Her academic brilliance is underscored by gold medals in her Master of Pharmacy program and recognition from the IPA Nilgiris branch. 🎖️

Industrial Experience:

💼 Kavitha Jayaseelan gained valuable industrial experience as a Trainee Chemist at Retort Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., where she worked in Quality Control from September 2006 to June 2007. This stint provided her with practical insights into pharmaceutical manufacturing processes and quality assurance protocols. Immersed in the pharmaceutical industry, Kavitha honed her skills in ensuring product quality and compliance with regulatory standards. Her time in this role equipped her with hands-on experience that complemented her academic pursuits, enriching her understanding of real-world applications in pharmaceutical analysis. This industrial exposure further strengthened her expertise and commitment to excellence in her field. 🏭

Training Experience:

🎓 Kavitha Jayaseelan underwent specialized training at CADRAT, JSS College of Pharmacy, focusing on Bio-analytical method development and Bioequivalence studies from April 2008 to February 2009. This immersive training provided her with in-depth knowledge and practical skills in the critical areas of pharmaceutical analysis. Engaging in bio-analytical method development and bioequivalence studies equipped Kavitha with the expertise needed to analyze pharmaceutical compounds and ensure their efficacy and safety. This training experience augmented her academic foundation, empowering her to contribute meaningfully to the advancement of pharmaceutical research and development. Kavitha’s dedication to continuous learning and professional development is evident through her pursuit of specialized training opportunities. 📚

Research Focus:

🔬 Kavitha Jayaseelan’s research focus lies primarily in analytical and bioanalytical techniques for pharmaceutical quantification. Her extensive contributions to various journals underscore her expertise in spectrophotometric and chromatographic methods for drug analysis, including UV spectrophotometry and HPLC. Kavitha’s research encompasses diverse areas such as method development and validation, multivariate calibration techniques, and applications in pharmaceutical formulations. Her dedication to advancing analytical chemistry is evident through her comprehensive exploration of drug quantification methodologies, aiming to enhance accuracy and efficiency in pharmaceutical analysis. Through her research endeavors, Kavitha endeavors to contribute significantly to the pharmaceutical industry’s quality control and drug development processes. 🧪

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