Gang Chen | Cellulose-based material | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Gang Chen, Cellulose-based material, Best Researcher Award

Professor at South China University of Technology, China


Prof. Dr. Gang Chen is a leading expert in papermaking technologies and special paper, with extensive research contributions and innovations in the field. He serves as the Chief Professor and Ph.D. Supervisor at South China University of Technology, where he leads the Special Paper Research Team. Dr. Chen has been instrumental in advancing new papermaking technologies and developing special paper materials, with over 100 published papers and 36 patents to his name. His collaborative efforts with prominent institutions and active involvement in national and provincial research projects underscore his commitment to innovation and excellence in the papermaking industry.

Professional Profile:


Dr. Gang Chen holds a Ph.D. in Pulp and Paper Making from South China University of Technology.

Professional Experience:

Dr. Gang Chen is a distinguished Chief Professor and Ph.D. Supervisor leading the Special Paper Research Team at South China University of Technology. With a profound expertise in new papermaking technologies and special paper, he has been at the forefront of research and innovation in his field. Over the course of his career, Dr. Chen has successfully led and participated in over 80 research projects, amassing a total funding of 41 million RMB. His prolific academic output includes over 100 published papers, with 58 indexed in major academic databases, alongside authoring a monograph and securing 36 invention patents. Additionally, he has been actively involved in consultancy and industry projects, contributing significantly to advancements in papermaking technologies.

Research and Innovations:

Dr. Chen’s research focuses on special paper-based materials, nanofiber composite materials, and cellulose-based hygroscopic materials. He is dedicated to exploring specialty paper technologies, paper-based functional materials, paper coating technology, fiber mixing and forming mechanisms, and the preparation and application of nanocellulose. His work extends to national key research and development programs, green manufacturing system integration projects, and various foundation and high-tech achievement incubation projects.

Publications Top Noted: 

Enantioselective C(sp3)‒H Bond Activation by Chiral Transition Metal Catalysts

  • Authors: T.G. Saint-Denis, R.Y. Zhu, G. Chen, Q.F. Wu, J.Q. Yu
  • Journal: Science
  • Volume: 359, Issue 6377
  • Year: 2018
  • DOI: 10.1126/science.aao4798
  • Citations: 628

All-Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells with Improved Grain Surface Passivation

  • Authors: R. Lin, J. Xu, M. Wei, Y. Wang, Z. Qin, Z. Liu, J. Wu, K. Xiao, B. Chen, S.M. Park, et al.
  • Journal: Nature
  • Volume: 603, Issue 7899
  • Year: 2022
  • DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04174-w
  • Citations: 618

Applied Integer Programming: Modeling and Solution

  • Authors: D.S. Chen, R.G. Batson, Y. Dang
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Year: 2011
  • ISBN: 9780470373064
  • Citations: 589

Novel Nanostructured Paper with Ultrahigh Transparency and Ultrahigh Haze for Solar Cells

  • Authors: Z. Fang, H. Zhu, Y. Yuan, D. Ha, S. Zhu, C. Preston, Q. Chen, Y. Li, X. Han, et al.
  • Journal: Nano Letters
  • Volume: 14, Issue 2
  • Year: 2014
  • DOI: 10.1021/nl404101p
  • Citations: 495

Successful Recovery of COVID‐19 Pneumonia in a Renal Transplant Recipient with Long‐Term Immunosuppression

  • Authors: L. Zhu, X. Xu, K.E. Ma, J. Yang, H. Guan, S. Chen, Z. Chen, G. Chen
  • Journal: American Journal of Transplantation
  • Volume: 20, Issue 7
  • Year: 2020
  • DOI: 10.1111/ajt.15905
  • Citations: 405

Yuan Wei | Functional Materials | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Yuan Wei, Functional Materials, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at Dongguan University of Technology, China


Dr. Yuan Wei is an Assistant Professor at Dongguan University of Technology with a background in Chemical Engineering. His research focuses on Biomimetic Interface Science and Cellulose-based Functional Materials. Dr. Wei has published extensively in reputable journals and holds patents in his field. He is known for his innovative contributions to the development and application of cellulose-based materials and adhesive hydrogels.

Professional Profile:


Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering (2019.09-2023.12): South China University of Technology

Master of Chemical Engineering (2016.09-2019.06): Guangzhou University, China

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (2012.09-2016.06): Guangzhou University, China

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor (2024.03-present): Dongguan University of Technology
  • Research Assistant (2019.09-2023.12): South China University of Technology

Research and Innovations:

Dr. Yuan Wei has been actively involved in numerous research projects, including those at the Key Laboratory of Storage & Processing of Fruits and Vegetables of Hainan Province and the Guangdong Basic and Applied Basic Research Project General Program. His work has garnered significant recognition, reflected in his impressive citation index of 680 and an H-index of 11 on Google Scholar. Though he has not published any books, he holds 2 patents, either published or under process, and has authored 24 papers in esteemed journals such as Advanced Functional Materials, Chemistry of Materials, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, and Carbohydrate Polymers.

Dr. Wei is also a dedicated reviewer for several scientific journals, including Nano Letters, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Cellulose, and Small Method. His collaborative network includes esteemed researchers like Prof. Gang Chen (South China University of Technology), Prof. Boxin Zhao (University of Waterloo), Prof. Xu Wu (Guangzhou University), Prof. Cheng Zheng (Guangzhou University), Dr. Feng Jiang (University of British Columbia), and Dr. Penghui Zhu (University of British Columbia). Additionally, he is a member of The Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China.

Areas of Research:

Publications Top Noted: 

MXene‐based Conductive Organohydrogels with Long‐term Environmental Stability and Multifunctionality

  • Authors: Y. Wei, L. Xiang, H. Ou, F. Li, Y. Zhang, Y. Qian, L. Hao, J. Diao, M. Zhang, G. Chen
  • Journal: Advanced Functional Materials
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Volume and Issue: 30(48)
  • DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202005135
  • Citations: 243

Electrostatic Self-assembly Enabled Flexible Paper-based Humidity Sensor with High Sensitivity and Superior Durability

  • Authors: P. Zhu, Y. Kuang, Y. Wei, F. Li, H. Ou, F. Jiang, G. Chen
  • Journal: Chemical Engineering Journal
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Volume and Issue: 404
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2020.127105
  • Citations: 128

Multifunctional Organohydrogel-based Ionic Skin for Capacitance and Temperature Sensing Toward Intelligent Skin-like Devices

  • Authors: Y. Wei, L. Xiang, P. Zhu, Y. Qian, B. Zhao, G. Chen
  • Journal: Chemistry of Materials
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Volume and Issue: 33(22)
  • DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c01935
  • Citations: 59

Polyhydroxyl Gemini Surfactant-modified Montmorillonite for Efficient Removal of Methyl Orange

  • Authors: S. Peng, T. Mao, C. Zheng, X. Wu, Y. Wei, Z. Zeng, R. Xiao, Y. Sun
  • Journal: Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Volume and Issue: 578
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2019.123602
  • Citations: 35

Porous and Conductive Cellulose Nanofiber/Carbon Nanotube Foam as a Humidity Sensor with High Sensitivity

  • Authors: P. Zhu, Y. Wei, Y. Kuang, Y. Qian, Y. Liu, F. Jiang, G. Chen
  • Journal: Carbohydrate Polymers
  • Publication Year: 2022
  • Volume and Issue: 292
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2022.119684
  • Citations: 32

Shafiqur Rehman | Renewables | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Shafiqur Rehman, Renewables, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia


Dr. Shafiqur Rehman is an accomplished mechanical engineer and researcher specializing in renewable energy systems. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pretoria and has extensive experience in wind and solar energy resource assessment, hybrid power system design, and techno-economic feasibility studies. Since 2005, he has been serving as an Associate Professor at the Research Institute of KFUPM in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, where he has contributed significantly to the field of renewable energy through both his research and teaching. Dr. Rehman’s work has a strong focus on optimizing renewable energy systems to enhance their efficiency and integration into existing power grids, addressing critical challenges in sustainable energy development.

Professional Profile:


Dr. Shafiqur Rehman received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, in 2012. He earned his M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Thermal Sciences from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, in 1985, achieving a GPA of 3.875 on a 4.0 scale. He completed his B.Sc. Engg. (Honors) in Mechanical Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, U.P., India, in 1981, ranking second in his class with a GPA of 8.6 on a 10.0 scale. Additionally, Dr. Rehman holds a B.Sc. (Honors) degree in Physics from AMU, obtained in 1977 with first rank in merit and 70% marks. He also has a Pre-University School Certificate from AMU (1974) with 67% marks and a High School Certificate from the U.P. Board of High School and Intermediate Education, Allahabad, U.P., India (1973), where he achieved 68.8% marks.

Professional Experience:

Dr. Rehman is currently serving as a Research Engineer-II (Associate Professor) at the Research Institute, KFUPM, a position he has held since March 2005. Prior to this, he was a Research Engineer-III (Assistant Professor) at the same institute from April 1999 to March 2005. From September 1991 to March 1999, he worked as an Engineer-I, and from April 1986 to August 1991, as an Engineer-II at the Research Institute, KFUPM. His career at KFUPM began as a Research Assistant in the Mechanical Engineering Department from December 1982 to November 1985. Before joining KFUPM, Dr. Rehman worked as a Design Engineer at N. C. Gupta A/C. Consultants in New Delhi, India, from November 1981 to December 1982.

Research Interest:

Dr. Rehman’s research interests encompass various domains within renewable energy and mechanical engineering, including:

  • Wind Energy Resource Assessment, Potential Site Identification, Grid-Connected and Off-Grid Wind Farm Design and Optimization, Techno-Economic Feasibility, Wind-Diesel Hybrid Power System Design and Optimization
  • Solar Energy Resource Assessment, PV System Sizing, PV-Diesel Hybrid Power System Design, Techno-Economic Feasibility, Hybrid Power System Optimization, PV and Wind Water Pumping and Water Desalination
  • Wind-PV-Diesel Hybrid Power System Design and Optimization
  • Pumped Storage Plants for Improving Load Management
  • Geothermal Resource Assessment
  • Surface and Upper Air Meteorological Data Acquisition and Analysis

Publications Top Noted: 

Global review and synthesis of trends in observed terrestrial near-surface wind speeds: Implications for evaporation

  • TR McVicar, ML Roderick, RJ Donohue, LT Li, TG Van Niel, A Thomas, S Rehman, et al.
  • Journal of Hydrology, 416, 182-205, 2012. (Citations: 1193)

Pumped hydro energy storage system: A technological review

  • S Rehman, LM Al-Hadhrami, MM Alam.
  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 44, 586-598, 2015. (Citations: 1190)

Support vector machines for wind speed prediction

  • MA Mohandes, TO Halawani, S Rehman, AA Hussain.
  • Renewable Energy, 29(6), 939-947, 2004. (Citations: 917)

Performance evaluation of a PV (photovoltaic) module by back surface water cooling for hot climatic conditions

  • H Bahaidarah, A Subhan, P Gandhidasan, S Rehman.
  • Energy, 59, 445-453, 2013. (Citations: 625)

Estimation of global solar radiation using artificial neural networks

  • M Mohandes, S Rehman, TO Halawani.
  • Renewable Energy, 14(1-4), 179-184, 1998. (Citations: 464)

Shayesteh Tabatabaei | Organizational | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Shayesteh Tabatabaei, Individual Differences, Best Researcher Award

Associate Professor at Higher education complex of Saravan, Iran


Dr. Shayesteh Tabatabaei is an accomplished academic and researcher specializing in computer engineering. She earned her Ph.D. from Tehran Science and Research University, where she focused on developing intelligent routing protocols for mobile ad-hoc networks. With a solid foundation in wireless sensor networks, IoT, and optimization algorithms, Dr. Tabatabaei has made significant contributions to her field. She has been recognized multiple times as a top researcher and is dedicated to advancing knowledge through both teaching and research. Dr. Tabatabaei’s expertise extends to programming and simulation tools, enhancing her research and instructional capabilities.

Professional Profile:


Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Tehran Science and Research University, Tehran, Iran (2010-2015)

  • Dissertation: “Present New Intelligent Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad-Hoc Network”
  • Supervisor: Dr. M. Teshnehlab
  • GPA: 18.63/20.00

M.Sc. in Computer Engineering, Islamic Azad University of Shabestar, Shabestar, Iran (2007-2009)

  • Thesis: “Improving the AODV Routing Protocol Using Reinforcement Learning”
  • Supervisor: Dr. MA. Jabraeil Jamali
  • GPA: 18.69/20.00

B.Sc. in Computer Engineering, Islamic Azad University of Shabestar, Shabestar, Iran (2002-2006)

  • GPA: 17.12/20.00

Professional Experience:

Dr. Shayesteh Tabatabaei is an Associate Professor with a robust academic and teaching background in computer engineering. She has extensive experience teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, covering courses such as Advanced Database Systems, Distributed Systems, Parallel Algorithms, and Fuzzy Logic for M.Sc. students, and Intelligent Artificial Systems, C and C++ Programming, Operating Systems, Database Systems, Computer Networks, and HTML for B.Sc. students. Her teaching career spans several institutions, including the Higher Educational Complex of Saravan, Sistan Baluchestan University, and various branches of Islamic Azad University (Bonab, Malekan, Miyandoab, Miyaneh, Zahedan).

Dr. Tabatabaei has also organized numerous training workshops focusing on wireless networks, IoT, and ISI article writing, demonstrating her commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

Research Interest:

  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Routing Protocols
  • Intelligent Algorithms
  • Optimization Algorithms
  • Intelligent Systems

Publications Top Noted: 

Neil Shortland | Individual Differences | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Neil Shortland, Individual Differences, Best Researcher Award

Neil Shortland at University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States


Neil Shortland is an Associate Professor at the School of Criminology and Justice Studies, University of Massachusetts Lowell, where he also serves as the Director of the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies. With a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Liverpool, his research spans decision-making under stress, military psychology, and counterterrorism. He has held several esteemed positions and contributed significantly to his field through extensive research, publications, and teaching.

Professional Profile:


Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology, Center for Critical and Major Incident Psychology, University of Liverpool (2017)

MSc in Forensic and Investigative Psychology, University of Liverpool (2011)

  • Distinction and awarded Top Performance on MSc Psychology

BSc in Psychology, University of Bristol (2010)

  • First Class Honors

Professional Experience:

Academic Positions:

Neil Shortland is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Criminology and Justice Studies, University of Massachusetts Lowell, a position he has held since Fall 2021. Prior to this, he served as an Assistant Professor in the same department from Fall 2017 to Spring 2021. Since Fall 2017, he has also been the Director of the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies at UMass Lowell, leading various research initiatives and projects. His academic journey at UMass Lowell began as a Visiting Faculty Lecturer from 2015 to 2017, after which he became the Program Manager and Senior Research Associate at the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies, a role he held from 2013 to 2015. Additionally, Neil was a Research Associate at the International Center for the Study of Terrorism at The Pennsylvania State University from 2012 to 2013.

Applied Research Positions:

In his applied research career, Neil worked as a Cognitive Psychologist at the Home Team Behavioral Sciences Centre, Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore, in 2015. He also served as a Research Psychologist at the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory for the UK Ministry of Defense from 2011 to 2012. Earlier, he gained experience as a Social Science Researcher with the Kent Public Protection Crime Unit during an academic placement in 2011.

Research Interest:

Neil Shortland’s research primarily focuses on decision-making under stress, military psychology, terrorism, and counterterrorism. His work examines the cognitive processes involved in critical incident decision-making, the psychological impacts of terrorism and security policies, and the development of effective counter-extremism strategies.

Publications Top Noted: 

Why they leave: An analysis of terrorist disengagement events from eighty-seven autobiographical accounts

  • MB Altier, E Leonard Boyle, ND Shortland, JG Horgan
  • Security Studies 26 (2), 305-332, 2017
  • Citation Count: 172

Walking away: The disengagement and de-radicalization of a violent right-wing extremist

  • J Horgan, MB Altier, N Shortland, M Taylor
  • Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression 9 (2), 63-77, 2017
  • Citation Count: 138

Actions speak louder than words: A behavioral analysis of 183 individuals convicted for terrorist offenses in the United States from 1995 to 2012

  • J Horgan, N Shortland, S Abbasciano, S Walsh
  • Journal of Forensic Sciences 61 (5), 1228-1237, 2016
  • Citation Count: 80

Recruitment and selection in violent extremist organizations: Exploring what industrial and organizational psychology might contribute

  • ST Hunter, ND Shortland, MP Crayne, GS Ligon
  • American Psychologist 72 (3), 242, 2017
  • Citation Count: 59

Youth exposure to hate in the online space: An exploratory analysis

  • N Harriman, N Shortland, M Su, T Cote, MA Testa, E Savoia
  • International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (22), 8531, 2020
  • Citation Count: 56

Abdullah All Mamun | Mechanical Engineering | Young Scientist Award

Mr. Abdullah All Mamun, Mechanical Engineering, Young Scientist Award

Abdullah All Mamun at Anik University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom


Abdullah All Mamun Anik is an aspiring mechanical engineer and researcher currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Huddersfield, UK. With a solid background in industrial and production engineering, he has been involved in innovative projects that integrate IoT and robotics to advance industrial automation. Anik has gained significant experience through various research fellowships and leadership programs at prestigious institutions such as MIT and Harvard Business School. His research interests lie in the development of digital twins and intelligent robotic systems for Industry 4.0 applications.

Professional Profile:


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (Accepted, Awarded with 100% Scholarship)

  • University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, United Kingdom (April 2024 – Present)
  • Ph.D. Research: Digital Twin of Robotic Manufacturing System for Industry 4.0
  • Supervisors: Dr. Xianzhi Zhang, Prof. Dr. Andrew Longstaff, Dr. Simon Fletcher

Master of Science (M.Sc.), Computer Engineering (English)

  • Üsküdar University, Istanbul, Turkey (Fall Semester 2023-2024)

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Industrial & Production Engineering

  • Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), Dhaka, Bangladesh (January 2018 – July 2022)
  • CGPA: 2.95/4.00
  • Dissertation: IoT Based Mechanized Industrial Automation Robot
  • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Md. Abdul Gafur

Professional Experience:

Abdullah All Mamun Anik is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Huddersfield, where he is researching the development of a digital twin for robotic manufacturing systems as part of Industry 4.0 initiatives. Prior to this, he was selected as an Aspire Leadership Program Scholar at Harvard Business School and Aspire Institute from October 2023 to April 2024. This fully funded leadership program enabled him to enhance his skills in diversity, inclusion, leadership, and critical thinking. In 2022, Anik served as a Junior Research Fellow at the Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization (SPARRSO) under the Ministry of Defense, conducting research on a solar-based intelligent MAR’s Curiosity Rover Robot. Additionally, he gained practical experience in industrial manufacturing and research as an Industrial Trainee at Sena Edible Oil Industry (SEOI) and the Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR) in March 2021. His dedication to innovation and leadership was further demonstrated when he was selected for the MIT Innovation Leadership Bootcamp from October to December 2022, focusing on cutting-edge technology and leadership in the field.

Research Interest:

Abdullah’s research interests are primarily focused on the intersection of mechanical engineering, IoT, and robotics. His current Ph.D. research involves creating digital twins for robotic manufacturing systems to enhance operational efficiency and adaptability in Industry 4.0 environments. He is also interested in developing intelligent robotic systems for various industrial applications, including automation, supply chain management, and precision engineering.

Publications Top Noted: 

“An Overview of Supply Chain Management Improvement Factors in Textile Industry Regarding Industry 4.0 in Bangladesh”

  • SA Abdullah All Mamun Anik, Mamunur Rashid Mashuk (2022)
  • DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.20424.39688

“IoT Based Mechanized Industrial Automation Robot”

  • AAM Anik, S Adhikary, MI Habib, A Gafur (2022)
  • Military Institute of Science & Technology

“Glass and Refractory Brick Powder Reinforced Unsaturated Polyester Resin Poly-concrete: Fabrication and Properties”

  • SA Abdullah All Mamun Anik, Md. Istiak Habib, Md A Gafur (2022)
  • 4th International Conference on Physics for Sustainable Development

“Supply Chain Management of FMCG Companies in Bangladesh”

  • AAM Anik, H Hasan, MIH Evan, FM Showmik (2021)
  • Global PTAK Prize Global Case Competition, 60% Scholarship

“Industrial Intelligence and Environment Monitoring Robot-IIEMR”

  • AAMA Md. Moshiur Rahman, Md. Mehedi Hasan, Habibur Rahman, Sheikh Md. Shahariar (2020)

Faegheh sadat mortazavi moghadam | Consultant | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Faegheh sadat mortazavi moghadam, Consultant, Best Researcher Award

Assistant Professor at Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Iran


Assist. Prof. Dr. Faegheh Sadat Mortazavi Moghadam is an esteemed scholar specializing in wood and paper science and technology. With extensive academic and professional experience, she has made significant contributions to her field. Dr. Mortazavi Moghadam currently serves as an adjunct professor at Iran University of Science and Technology and Alzahra University, and as a consultant in the R&D department of Arian Saeed Industrial Group.

Professional Profile:


Ph.D. in Engineering of Wood and Paper Science and Technology

  • University of Sari, Iran (2016-2021)
  • GPA: 18.88/20 (A+)

M.S. in Engineering of Wood and Paper Science and Technology

  • University of Tehran, Iran (2012-2015)
  • GPA: 18.60/20 (A+)

Second B.Sc. in Engineering of Food Science and Technology

  • Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran (2005-2011)
  • GPA: 15.52/20

First B.Sc. in Engineering of Wood and Paper Science and Technology

  • University of Tehran, Iran (2005-2009)
  • GPA: 16.60/20

Professional Experience:

Dr. Mortazavi Moghadam has a robust background in academia and industry. Since 2020, she has been an adjunct professor at the Iran University of Science and Technology and Alzahra University, where she teaches various physics and engineering courses. Her teaching effectiveness is highlighted by her A++ evaluation scores across all courses. Additionally, she is a consultant in the R&D department of Arian Saeed Industrial Group, where she plays a pivotal role in the modification of the coating and laminating production line, contributing to over 70% of the country’s production in this sector.

Research Interest:

Dr. Mortazavi Moghadam’s research focuses on several cutting-edge areas within wood and paper science and technology, including:

  • Cellulose composites and nanocellulose
  • Synthesis and chemical modification of cellulose nanofibers (CNFs)
  • Biomaterials and edible/biocomposites
  • Food packaging technologies, including active packaging and shelf-life analysis
  • Synthesis of nanomaterials with various morphologies
  • Chemical and rheological analysis
  • Antibacterial and antifungal properties of materials
  • Nanogel and nanoencapsulation techniques

Honors and Awards:

  • First place in a national invention competition for conversion and complementary products
  • Top rank in entrance exams for M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs
  • Recognized as a top M.Sc. and Ph.D. student in her field by University of Tehran and University of Sari
  • Multiple academic awards for excellence in research and academics throughout her career

Publications Top Noted: 

Recycling Kaolin from Paper Waste and Assessment of its Application for Paper Coating

  • Authors: Mortazavi Moghadam, F.S., Rasouli, S.
  • Journal: Materials Today Communications, 2024, 39, 109142

Preparation and Physicochemical Evaluation of Casein/Basil Seed Gum Film Integrated with Guar Gum/Gelatin-Based Nanogel Containing Lemon Peel Essential Oil for Active Food Packaging Application

  • Authors: Mortazavi Moghadam, F.A., Khoshkalampour, A., Mortazavi Moghadam, F.A., Naeijian, F., Ghorbani, M.
  • Journal: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2023, 224, pp. 786–796

New Method of Producing Nanominerals from Office Paper Waste and Investigating their Microstructural Properties

  • Authors: Mortazavi Moghadam, F.A., Resalati, H., Rasouli, S., Asadpour, G.
  • Journal: Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2022 (In Press)

Fabrication of High Mechanical Properties Papers Coated with CMC-Based Nanocomposites Containing Nanominerals Synthesized from Paper Waste

  • Authors: Mortazavi Moghadam, F.A., Resalati, H., Rasouli, S., Asadpour, G.
  • Journal: Cellulose, 2021, 28(17), pp. 11153–11164

ShivaDutt Jangampeta | CyberSecurity | Best Researcher Award

Mr. ShivaDutt Jangampeta, CyberSecurity, Best Researcher Award

ShivaDutt Jangampeta at JP Morgan Chase, United States


ShivaDutt Jangampeta is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in IT security engineering and system administration. He has held key roles in leading multinational corporations like JPMorgan Chase, PepsiCo, and Lead IT Corporation, where he has successfully managed security engineering teams and implemented cutting-edge technologies to enhance cyber defense capabilities. His expertise spans across a wide range of areas including Splunk, SIEM technologies, containerization, orchestration, and system administration. ShivaDutt is known for his strategic leadership, technical proficiency, and commitment to ensuring the highest standards of security and reliability in IT infrastructure.

Professional Profile:


  • Master of Engineering from Florida International University
  • Bachelor of Technology from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University

Professional Experience:

ShivaDutt has held key positions in renowned organizations, where he has demonstrated exceptional leadership and technical skills:

  • Senior Manager of Security Engineering at JPMorgan Chase (Aug 2019 – Present)
  • Global CyberSecurity Splunk Engineer at PepsiCo (Jan 2017 – Aug 2019)
  • Senior System Engineer at Lead IT Corporation (Dec 2013 – Jan 2017)
  • WebSphere Administrator at RCR Technology (Aug 2012 – Nov 2013)
  • System Administrator at V1 Technologies (Nov 2008 – July 2009)

Research Interest:

While ShivaDutt’s professional background primarily focuses on IT security engineering and system administration, his research interests may extend to areas such as cybersecurity, data analytics, and cloud computing. Given his expertise in Splunk and SIEM technologies, he might have a keen interest in exploring advanced techniques for threat detection, incident response, and security analytics. Additionally, his experience with containerization and orchestration technologies suggests a potential interest in cloud-native security solutions and DevSecOps practices.

Publications Top Noted: 

Title: Financial Data Security and SIEM: Protecting Sensitive Financial Information in Banking and Fintech Systems

  • Author: SD Jangampeta
  • Journal: Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education (TURCOMAT)
  • Volume: 13
  • Issue: 2
  • Year: 2022


  • Author: SD Jangampeta
  • Journal: Journal of Computer Engineering and Technology (JCET)
  • Volume: 6
  • Issue: 2
  • Pages: 14-18
  • Year: 2023


  • Author: SD Jangampeta
  • Journal: International Journal of Computer Engineering and Technology (IJCET)
  • Volume: 14
  • Issue: 1
  • Year: 2023


  • Author: SD Jangampeta
  • Journal: International Journal of Information Technology and Management Information
  • Year: 2022


  • Author: SD Jangampeta
  • Journal: International Journal of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (IJAIML)
  • Year: 2022

Hanqing Bao | Land cover | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Hanqing Bao, Land cover, Best Researcher Award

Hanqing Bao at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany


Mr. Hanqing Bao is an accomplished researcher and Ph.D. candidate specializing in Physical Geography and Environmental Remote Sensing at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (Munich). With extensive experience in remote sensing and deep learning, his work focuses on the intelligent processing and analysis of remote sensing images to enhance urban planning and environmental monitoring.

Professional Profile:


Ph.D. Candidate in Physical Geography and Environmental Remote Sensing

  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (Munich) (2020 – Present)
  • Research Team: Physical Geography and Environmental Remote Sensing
  • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lukas Lehnert

Master’s Degree in Surveying Science and Technology (Remote Sensing)

  • China University of Geosciences (Beijing) (2017 – 2020)
  • Research Team: Intelligent Remote Sensing Image Processing and Analysis
  • Supervisor: Dr. Dongping Ming

Bachelor’s Degree in Surveying and Mapping Engineering

  • Lanzhou Jiaotong University (2013 – 2017)

Professional Experience:

As a Ph.D. candidate at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Mr. Bao has been integral to research initiatives focusing on the application of deep learning in remote sensing. His research encompasses the development of advanced techniques for land use change detection, high-resolution image processing, and the exploration of urban spatial structures. His work leverages the capabilities of convolutional neural networks (CNN) and graph convolutional networks (GCN) to improve the accuracy and efficiency of remote sensing data analysis.

Research Interest:

Mr. Bao’s research interests lie at the intersection of remote sensing, deep learning, and urban planning. Key areas of focus include:

  • Land Use Change Detection: Utilizing Siamese Networks to detect changes in land use over time, aiding in sustainable urban development.
  • High-Resolution Image Processing: Applying deep learning techniques to process and analyze very high-resolution remote sensing images.
  • Scale Effect Mitigation: Developing methods to reduce the impact of scale effect on remote sensing image information extraction through stratification and spatial statistics.
  • Intelligent Image Understanding: Segmentation, classification, and semantic recognition of remote sensing images to extract meaningful information about natural and built environments.

Mr. Bao’s contributions to the field of remote sensing are aimed at enhancing our understanding of urban environments and supporting effective environmental management practices.

Publications Top Noted: 

Title: DFCNN-based semantic recognition of urban functional zones by integrating remote sensing data and POI data

  • Authors: Hanqing Bao, Dongping Ming, Yuan Guo, et al.
  • Journal: Remote Sensing
  • Year: 2020
  • Volume: 12
  • Issue: 7

Title: SO–CNN based urban functional zone fine division with VHR remote sensing image

  • Authors: Wenchao Zhou, Dongping Ming, Xudong Lv, et al.
  • Journal: Remote Sensing of Environment
  • Year: 2020
  • Volume: 236

Title: Farmland extraction from high spatial resolution remote sensing images based on stratified scale pre-estimation

  • Authors: Ling Xu, Dongping Ming, Wenchao Zhou, et al.
  • Journal: Remote Sensing
  • Year: 2019
  • Volume: 11
  • Issue: 2

Title: A new method for region-based majority voting CNNs for very high resolution image classification

  • Authors: Xudong Lv, Dongping Ming, Tian Lu, et al.
  • Journal: Remote Sensing
  • Year: 2018
  • Volume: 10
  • Issue: 12

Title: Stratified Object-Oriented Image Classification Based on Remote Sensing Image Scene Division

  • Authors: Wenchao Zhou, Dongping Ming, Ling Xu, et al.
  • Journal: Journal of Spectroscopy
  • Year: 2018
  • Volume: 2018

Parisa Heydari | Biomaterial | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Parisa Heydari, Biomaterial, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at Isfahan university technology, Iran


Dr. Parisa Heydari is a distinguished researcher in the field of Biomedical Engineering, specializing in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering. She completed her Ph.D. at Isfahan University of Technology, where she developed innovative wound dressing materials with sequential drug release capabilities. Dr. Heydari has received numerous accolades for her academic excellence and groundbreaking research, positioning her as a leading figure in her field.

Professional Profile:


Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

  • Isfahan University of Technology (Sep 2018 – Mar 2023)
  • GPA: 19.15/20
  • Supervisors: Dr. Mahshid Kharaziha, Prof. Jaleh Varshosaz

M.Sc., Biomedical Engineering, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

  • Isfahan University of Medical Sciences (Sep 2015 – Mar 2018)
  • GPA: 19.25/20
  • Supervisors: Dr. Anousheh Zargar Kharazi, Prof. Jaleh Varshosaz

B.Sc., Physics- Metrology

  • Yazd University (Sep 2011 – Jul 2015)
  • GPA: 18.12/20

Professional Experience:

Since March 2018, Dr. Heydari has been a researcher in the Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Department at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. In this role, she has contributed to significant advancements in the development of biomaterials for medical applications, focusing on drug delivery systems and tissue engineering solutions.

Research Interest:

Dr. Heydari’s research interests include the synthesis and application of nanomaterials for biomedical purposes, specifically in the areas of wound healing and tissue engineering. Her work involves cell culture (2D and 3D), electrospinning, 3D printing, hydrogel fabrication, and the development of advanced drug delivery systems. She is particularly interested in the role of biomaterials in modulating the body’s healing processes and enhancing the effectiveness of medical treatments.

Honors and Awards:

  • Ranked 1st in Biomaterials Ph.D., Isfahan University of Technology (March 2023)
  • Best Ph.D. Thesis in Biomedical Engineering (Grade: 20/20, March 2023)
  • Ranked 1st in Biomaterials MSc, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences (March 2018)
  • Best Master Thesis in Biomedical Engineering (Grade: 20/20, March 2018)
  • Ranked 5th in Biomaterials MSc Nation-Wide University Entrance Exam (Sep 2015)

Publications Top Noted: 

Medicinal Properties and Active Constituents of Dracocephalum kotschyi and Its Significance in Iran: A Systematic Review

  • Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2019
  • Contributors: P. Heydari, M. Yavari, P. Adibi, G. Asghari, S.M. Ghanadian, G.O. Dida
  • Citations: 67
  • DOI: 10.1155/2019/9025167

Preparation and Evaluation of Poly Glycerol Sebacate/Poly Hydroxy Butyrate Core‐Shell Electrospun Nanofibers with Sequential Release of Ciprofloxacin and Simvastatin in Wound Dressings

  • Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 2018
  • Contributors: P. Heydari, J. Varshosaz, A. Zargar Kharazi, S. Karbasi
  • Citations: 51
  • DOI: 10.1002/pat.4285

Comparing the Wound Healing Effect of a Controlled Release Wound Dressing Containing Curcumin/Ciprofloxacin and Simvastatin/Ciprofloxacin in a Rat Model: A Preclinical Study

  • Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 2022
  • Contributors: P. Heydari, A. Zargar Kharazi, S. Asgary, S. Parham
  • Citations: 39
  • DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.37165

Current Knowledge of Immunomodulation Strategies for Chronic Skin Wound Repair

  • Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, 2022
  • Contributors: P. Heydari, M. Kharaziha, J. Varshosaz, S.H. Javanmard
  • Citations: 20
  • DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.34826

Corrigendum to “Medicinal Properties and Active Constituents of Dracocephalum kotschyi and Its Significance in Iran: A Systematic Review”

  • Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2019
  • Contributors: P. Heydari, M. Yavari, P. Adibi, G. Asghari, S.M. Ghanadian, G.O. Dida
  • Citations: 10
  • DOI: 10.1155/2019/9025167