Hang Hu | Cancer Photodynamic Therapy | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Hang Hu, Cancer Photodynamic Therapy, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at Changzhou University, China

Summary:

Dr. Hang Hu is a dedicated researcher with expertise in cancer photodynamic therapy (PDT) and drug delivery systems. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemistry from Hubei University and pursued both a Master’s and a Doctor’s degree in Organic Chemistry and Biopharmaceutical Engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Dr. Hu’s research focuses on developing innovative strategies to enhance the efficacy of PDT by addressing challenges such as tumor hypoxia and insufficient photosensitizer uptake. Throughout his career, he has co-authored numerous SCI papers and holds multiple invention patents in the field. Dr. Hu’s work has been recognized for its originality and significance by prestigious journals in the field of materials science and healthcare.

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Dr. Hang Hu has extensive professional experience in the field of cancer photodynamic therapy and drug delivery systems. During graduate studies, Dr. Hu worked on constructing anticancer drug delivery systems using hydroylethyl starch-based materials and subsequently developed nanomedicines for cancer photodynamic therapy. Following the completion of a Doctoral degree, Dr. Hu served as a teacher at the School of Pharmacy, Changzhou University. Throughout this tenure, Dr. Hu’s research focused on cancer photodynamic therapy, with a particular emphasis on developing novel strategies to enhance its effectiveness. This involved the design and development of smart nanomedicines based on various conjugates and drug combinations to address challenges such as tumor hypoxia and intracellular glutathione levels. Dr. Hu has contributed significantly to the field, co-authoring over 40 SCI papers and applying for over 30 invention patents. Additionally, Dr. Hu’s research has been recognized and published in reputable journals, highlighting the originality and significance of the work in cancer therapy and drug delivery systems.

Research Interest:

Dr. Hang Hu’s research interests primarily revolve around cancer photodynamic therapy (PDT) and drug delivery systems. Specifically, Dr. Hu is interested in developing innovative strategies to enhance the efficacy of PDT by addressing key challenges such as tumor hypoxia, high intracellular glutathione levels, and insufficient photosensitizer uptake. This involves the design and synthesis of smart nanomedicines using various materials and drug combinations to potentiate PDT effects. Additionally, Dr. Hu is interested in exploring the mechanisms underlying PDT and the development of novel photosensitizers with improved selectivity and efficacy against cancer cells. The ultimate goal of Dr. Hu’s research is to contribute to the advancement of cancer therapy by developing effective and targeted treatment strategies that minimize side effects and improve patient outcomes.

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Title: Application of mesoporous calcium silicate nanoparticles as a potential SD carrier to improve the solubility of curcumin

  • Authors: Deng, J., Wang, J., Hu, H., Zhou, H., Xu, D.
  • Journal: Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology
  • Year: 2023
  • Volume: 44
  • Citation Count: 4

Title: Conjugates of lactobionic acid and IR820: New photosensitizers for efficient photodynamic therapy of hepatoma cells

  • Authors: Yuan, X., Tao, Y., Xiao, W., Xu, D., Xu, Q.
  • Journal: Drug Development Research
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 83
  • Citation Count: 3

Title: pH-Sensitive nanoparticles co-loaded with dimethylcurcumin and regorafenib for targeted combinational therapy of hepatocellular carcinoma

  • Authors: Hu, H., Xu, D.
  • Journal: European Polymer Journal
  • Year: 2022
  • Citation Count: 1

Title: A comparative study of the in vitro antitumor effect of mannose-doxorubicin conjugates with different linkers

  • Authors: Cui, X., Du, K., Yuan, X., Xu, D., Hu, H.
  • Journal: Drug Development Research
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 83
  • Citation Count: 4

Title: Mesoporous polydopamine-based multifunctional nanoparticles for enhanced cancer phototherapy

  • Authors: Hu, H., Liu, X., Hong, J., Li, Z., Xu, D.
  • Journal: Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 612
  • Citation Count: 29

 

 

Mahnaz Eskandari | Microfluidic Systems | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Mahnaz Eskandari, Microfluidic Systems, Best Researcher Award

Assistant Professor at Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran

Summary:

Assistant Professor Dr. Mahnaz Eskandari is an esteemed educator and researcher in the field of Biomedical Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. Holding a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, Dr. Eskandari has made significant contributions to the advancement of tissue engineering and biomaterials. Her research interests span a wide range of topics, including retina tissue engineering, drug delivery systems, hyperthermia, and injectable hydrogels. With over 100 original research papers published in SCI journals and numerous patents to her name, Dr. Eskandari is recognized for her expertise and dedication to innovative biomedical solutions. She is also actively involved in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring students, and coordinating internship programs, demonstrating her commitment to fostering the next generation of biomedical engineers.

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Dr. Mahnaz Eskandari has extensive professional experience in academia, particularly in the field of biomedical engineering. Since January 2012, she has served as an Assistant Professor at Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran, Iran, within the Biomedical Engineering Department. In this role, she has demonstrated her commitment to education by teaching a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, including Thermodynamics of the biological systems, Characterization of Biomaterials, Biostatistics, Bioreactors for tissue engineering, Mass transfer in biological systems, and ECM. Dr. Eskandari has also taken on administrative responsibilities, serving as the coordinator of the internship program for undergraduate students from 2011 to 2015, overseeing approximately 130 students annually. Her research focuses on experimental studies in various areas, including retina tissue engineering (such as ECM fabrication, drug-delivery, multicellular system, and Lab-On-Chip system), hyperthermia, and injectable hydrogel/cell properties.

Research Interest:

Dr. Mahnaz Eskandari’s research interests span across several areas within biomedical engineering. She is particularly interested in experimental studies aimed at advancing tissue engineering techniques, with a focus on retina tissue engineering. Her research encompasses various aspects of this field, including the fabrication of extracellular matrix (ECM), drug delivery mechanisms, multicellular systems, and the development of Lab-On-Chip systems for tissue modeling and analysis. Additionally, Dr. Eskandari explores topics related to hyperthermia and injectable hydrogel/cell properties, aiming to contribute to the understanding and advancement of therapeutic approaches in biomedical applications. Through her interdisciplinary research, Dr. Eskandari seeks to address critical challenges in biomedical engineering and pave the way for innovative solutions in regenerative medicine and healthcare technologies.

Publication Top Noted:

Surface Topography and Electrical Signaling: Single and Synergistic Effects on Neural Differentiation of Stem Cells

  • Authors: BS Eftekhari, M Eskandari, PA Janmey, A Samadikuchaksaraei, …
  • Journal: Advanced Functional Materials
  • Volume: 30
  • Issue: 25
  • Pages: 1907792
  • Year: 2020
  • Citations: 55

3D printing in biomedical engineering

  • Authors: S Singh, C Prakash, R Singh
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Citations: 34
  • Year: 2020

Fabrication and characterization of SrAl2O4: Eu2+ Dy3+/CS-PCL electrospun nanocomposite scaffold for retinal tissue regeneration

  • Authors: A Sepahvandi, M Eskandari, F Moztarzadeh
  • Journal: Materials Science and Engineering: C
  • Volume: 66
  • Pages: 306-314
  • Year: 2016
  • Citations: 33

Silk fibroin hydrogel/dexamethasone sodium phosphate loaded chitosan nanoparticles as a potential drug delivery system

  • Authors: M Akrami-Hasan-Kohal, M Eskandari, A Solouk
  • Journal: Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces
  • Volume: 205
  • Pages: 111892
  • Year: 2021
  • Citations: 32

Drug delivery systems to the posterior segment of the eye: implants and nanoparticles

  • Authors: A Sepahvandi, M Eskandari, F Moztarzadeh
  • Journal: BioNanoScience
  • Volume: 6
  • Pages: 276-283
  • Year: 2016
  • Citations: 20

 

 

Mohamed Hamdy | Geochemistry and Petrology | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Mohamed Hamdy, Geochemistry and Petrology, Best Researcher Award

Professor at Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Egypt

Summary:

Dr. Mohamed Hamdy is a distinguished Professor of Geology at Tanta University, where he has held various academic positions since the early 1990s. With expertise in geochemistry and ore deposits, Dr. Hamdy’s research focuses on unraveling the geochemical processes governing the formation of mineral deposits, particularly in mantle rocks. His investigations encompass a wide range of mineralizations, including gold, uranium, chromite, and copper-nickel, among others. Dr. Hamdy’s contributions to the field extend beyond research, as he has also played key roles in supervising postgraduate students and managing academic quality assurance. His dedication to scientific excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration underscores his commitment to advancing our understanding of Earth’s geological processes and mineral resources.

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Dr. Mohamed Hamdy possesses extensive professional experience spanning several decades in the field of geology and geochemistry. He has held various academic positions at Tanta University, starting as a Demonstrator in the Geology Department and progressing through the ranks to his current position as a Professor. Additionally, Dr. Hamdy has served as an Associate Professor at Al Mergib University in Libya. His expertise lies in geochemistry and ore deposits, with a particular focus on mantle rocks and associated mineralizations such as gold, uranium, and copper-nickel. Throughout his career, Dr. Hamdy has demonstrated a commitment to scientific excellence, evident in his numerous research projects, publications, and supervisory roles for master’s and doctoral students. His contributions to academia extend beyond teaching and research, as he has also managed the Quality Assurance Unit at Tanta University, showcasing his leadership abilities and dedication to academic integrity.

Research Interest:

Dr. Mohamed Hamdy’s research interests primarily revolve around the fields of geochemistry and ore deposits, with a focus on understanding the geochemical processes underlying the formation of various mineralizations. His expertise lies in investigating mantle rocks and their associated mineral deposits, including but not limited to gold, uranium, chromite, copper-nickel, and talc. Dr. Hamdy’s research delves into the geochemical characteristics of these mineralizations, aiming to unravel their genesis, distribution, and potential economic significance. He is particularly interested in exploring the geochemical signatures of these deposits to develop effective exploration and exploitation strategies. Furthermore, Dr. Hamdy is actively involved in research projects aimed at characterizing rare metal and non-metallic mineralization for applications in renewable energy storage, reflecting his commitment to addressing contemporary challenges through interdisciplinary approaches. Overall, his research endeavors contribute significantly to advancing our understanding of geological processes and their implications for mineral resource exploration and utilization.

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Reworked Neoproterozoic sub-arc lithosphere beneath the Eastern Desert (Egypt): Evidence from geochemistry and geochronology of metabasites and granitoid gneisses, Gabal Um Gunud area

  • Authors: M.A. Abd El-Wahed, M.M. Hamdy, K.A. Ali, M. Ren, P. Koutsovitis
  • Journal: International Geology Review
  • Year: 2024
  • Volume: 66
  • Issue: 3
  • Pages: 702–733
  • Citation Count: 2

Multiscale (microscopic to remote sensing) preliminary exploration of auriferous-uraniferous marbles: A case study from the Egyptian Nubian Shield

  • Authors: A. Shebl, M. Hamdy
  • Journal: Scientific Reports
  • Year: 2023
  • Volume: 13
  • Issue: 1
  • Pages: 9173
  • Citation Count: 5

Silica cycling in Neoproterozoic oceanic lithosphere: A case study from Wadi Igla carbonate-serpentinite (southern Eastern Desert of Egypt)

  • Authors: M. Hamdy, S. El-Shafei, H. Gamaleldien, T. Abu-Alam
  • Journal: Precambrian Research
  • Year: 2023
  • Volume: 390
  • Pages: 107033
  • Citation Count: 2

Multisensor Satellite Data and Field Studies for Unravelling the Structural Evolution and Gold Metallogeny of the Gerf Ophiolitic Nappe, Eastern Desert, Egypt

  • Authors: M. Abd El-Wahed, S. Kamh, M. Abu Anbar, E.M. Lebda, M. Attia
  • Journal: Remote Sensing
  • Year: 2023
  • Volume: 15
  • Issue: 8
  • Pages: 1974
  • Citation Count: 7

Gold-bearing listwaenites in ophiolitic ultramafics from the Eastern Desert of Egypt: Subduction zone-related alteration of Neoproterozoic mantle?

  • Authors: M.M. Hamdy, E.S.R. Lasheen, W. Abdelwahab
  • Journal: Journal of African Earth Sciences
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 193
  • Pages: 104574
  • Citation Count: 21

 

 

Tanvibahen Mahendrakumar Nayak | Nano- Science | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Tanvibahen Mahendrakumar Nayak, Nano- Science, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at M.B.Patel Science College Anand, India

Summary:

Dr. Tanvibahen Mahendrakumar Nayak is a dedicated researcher and educator with a strong background in Chemistry. She has contributed significantly to the fields of environmental remediation, nanomaterial synthesis, and the development of novel detection methods for pollutants. Dr. Nayak holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry from HNGU, Patan, and has authored several research papers in reputable journals. With her expertise and passion for science, she continues to make valuable contributions to both academia and research, aiming to address critical environmental challenges and promote sustainable solutions.

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Dr. Tanvibahen Mahendrakumar Nayak is a seasoned educator with over 7 years and 9 months of teaching experience in the field of Chemistry. Throughout her career, Dr. Nayak has demonstrated a deep commitment to fostering learning and academic excellence among her students. She has held various teaching and leadership positions at esteemed educational institutions, including roles as Assistant Professor, Head of Department, and In-Charge Principal. Notably, Dr. Nayak’s contributions to education have been recognized with awards such as the Best Teacher of the Year award by BETS Science College, Rasana Mota, in 2018. Her expertise in Chemistry, coupled with her excellent communication skills and friendly demeanor, has enabled her to effectively engage with students, parents, and administrators alike. Dr. Nayak’s dedication to advancing scientific education and her proven track record of achievements make her a valuable asset to any educational institution.

Research Interest:

Dr. Tanvibahen Mahendrakumar Nayak’s research interests lie at the intersection of Chemistry and education. With a profound background in Chemistry and extensive experience in teaching, Dr. Nayak is keen on exploring innovative pedagogical approaches to enhance science education at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is particularly interested in developing strategies to make complex chemical concepts more accessible and engaging for students, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation of the subject. Additionally, Dr. Nayak is interested in educational research aimed at improving student learning outcomes, retention rates, and overall academic success in the field of Chemistry. Her passion for education, coupled with her expertise in Chemistry, positions her well to contribute meaningfully to research endeavors aimed at advancing science education practices and methodologies.

Publication Top Noted:

Title: Environmental remediation and application of carbon-based nanomaterials in the treatment of heavy metal-contaminated water: A review

  • Authors: T Nayak, A Pathan
  • Journal: Materials Today: Proceedings
  • Year: 2023
  • Citation Count: 4

Title: An Optimize Formulation to Synthesis of size Controlled Hydrophobic Starch Acetate Nanoparticles using Box-Behnken Design

  • Authors: G Rami, T Nayak, JJ Vora
  • Journal: Journal of Polymer & Composites
  • Volume: 10
  • Issue: 1
  • Pages: 32-54p
  • Year: 2022
  • Citation Count: 1

Title: A Novel Green Synthesized Carbon Dots for the Detection of Organophosphate Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables

  • Authors: T Nayak, N Simon, AK Yadav, NI Gour, S Debnath, M Purushotham, …
  • Journal: Advances in Science and Technology
  • Volume: 117
  • Pages: 35-41
  • Year: 2022

Title: A Green Synthesized SnO2 Photo-Catalyst for Effective Degradation of Biomedical Industrial Waste

  • Authors: T Nayak, N Simon, J Alsadi, RM Hernandez, CK Dixit, V Malik
  • Journal: Key Engineering Materials
  • Volume: 928
  • Pages: 27-32
  • Year: 2022

Title: TiO2-Cu2O Based Nanocomposites for Photocatalytic Degradation of Dye Pollutants from Aqueous Industrial Waste Solutions

  • Authors: T Nayak, K Kulathuraan, K Pakiyaraj, E Potrich, LS Amaral, CK Dixit, …
  • Journal: Key Engineering Materials
  • Volume: 928
  • Pages: 53-58
  • Year: 2022

 

 

Edward Reutzel | Additive Manufacturing | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Edward Reutzel, Additive Manufacturing, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at Penn State University, Applied Research Laboratory, United States

Summary:

Dr. Edward Reutzel is a distinguished mechanical engineer renowned for his contributions to additive manufacturing, materials processing, and laser systems engineering. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, where he also completed his Bachelor of Science degree. Additionally, he earned a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Dr. Reutzel’s professional journey encompasses a blend of academia, research, and industry. He has held various significant roles, including serving as Graduate Faculty and directing the Center for Innovative Material Processing thru Direct Digital Deposition at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Reutzel has also made substantial contributions to additive manufacturing research, with his work focusing on in-situ flaw detection, quality control, and process monitoring using innovative techniques such as machine learning and optical emissions spectroscopy.

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Dr. Edward Reutzel boasts a distinguished professional career characterized by a diverse array of roles in academia, research, and industry. His journey began with positions at esteemed institutions such as Pennsylvania State University and the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he honed his expertise in mechanical engineering. Over the years, Dr. Reutzel has held pivotal roles at Pennsylvania State University, including serving as Graduate Faculty in the Mechanical Engineering Department and directing the Center for Innovative Material Processing thru Direct Digital Deposition. His contributions to the Additive Manufacturing and Design Program have been invaluable. Furthermore, Dr. Reutzel has made significant strides in research, notably as an Associate Research Professor at ARL Penn State, where he led the Laser System Engineering and Integration Department. Prior to his academic endeavors, he gained hands-on experience as a Test Engineer at GE Fanuc Automation and as a Senior Engineer at Lockheed Martin Technologies, stationed at the Idaho National Laboratory. Dr. Reutzel’s professional journey underscores his commitment to advancing the field of mechanical engineering through a blend of academic rigor, innovative research, and practical application.

Research Interest:

Dr. Edward Reutzel’s research interests encompass a wide range of topics within the field of mechanical engineering, with a particular focus on additive manufacturing, materials processing, and laser systems engineering. Throughout his career, he has been deeply involved in advancing the understanding and application of additive manufacturing technologies, exploring novel methods for direct digital deposition and innovative material processing techniques. Dr. Reutzel’s work often intersects with areas such as design optimization, material characterization, and process control, aiming to enhance the efficiency, reliability, and performance of additive manufacturing processes.

Additionally, he has shown a keen interest in laser systems engineering, leveraging laser technologies for various applications including materials processing, surface modification, and additive manufacturing. His research endeavors seek to push the boundaries of laser-based manufacturing processes, exploring new methods, materials, and applications to drive advancements in both industrial and academic settings.

Overall, Dr. Reutzel’s research interests reflect a commitment to exploring cutting-edge technologies and methodologies to address real-world challenges in mechanical engineering, with a focus on additive manufacturing, materials processing, and laser systems engineering.

Publication Top Noted:

Title: Toward in-situ flaw detection in laser powder bed fusion additive manufacturing through layerwise imagery and machine learning

  • Authors: Z Snow, B Diehl, EW Reutzel, A Nassar
  • Journal: Journal of Manufacturing Systems
  • Volume: 59
  • Pages: 12-26
  • Citation Count: 107
  • Year: 2021

Title: Formation processes for large ejecta and interactions with melt pool formation in powder bed fusion additive manufacturing

  • Authors: AR Nassar, MA Gundermann, EW Reutzel, P Guerrier, MH Krane
  • Journal: Scientific reports
  • Volume: 9
  • Issue: 1
  • Pages: 5038
  • Citation Count: 105
  • Year: 2019

Title: Deep learning of variant geometry in layerwise imaging profiles for additive manufacturing quality control

  • Authors: F Imani, R Chen, E Diewald, E Reutzel, H Yang
  • Journal: Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering
  • Volume: 141
  • Issue: 11
  • Article Number: 111001
  • Citation Count: 90
  • Year: 2019

Title: Sensing defects during directed-energy additive manufacturing of metal parts using optical emissions spectroscopy

  • Authors: AR Nassar, TJ Spurgeon, EW Reutzel
  • Conference: 2014 International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium
  • Citation Count: 84
  • Year: 2014

Title: Layerwise in-process quality monitoring in laser powder bed fusion

  • Authors: F Imani, A Gaikwad, M Montazeri, P Rao, H Yang, E Reutzel
  • Conference: International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference
  • Article Number: 51357
  • Citation Count: 78
  • Year: 2018

 

Xiaoyun Chen | Environmental Catalysis | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Xiaoyun Chen, Environmental Catalysis, Best Researcher Award

Professor at Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China

Summary:

Prof. Xiaoyun Chen is a researcher specializing in materials science and engineering. She obtained her doctoral degree in Materials Science and Engineering from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in 2017, following which she pursued postdoctoral research at Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. Prof. Chen’s research interests primarily focus on functional materials manufacturing, including the synthesis of catalysts for various applications such as hydrogen synthesis from water, methane conversion, and environmental purification using photo/photoelectron-catalytic methods. She has authored and co-authored over 100 original research papers published in SCI journals, with 10 papers recognized as High-cited papers by Essential Science Indicators. Additionally, Prof. Chen holds 29 Chinese/American patents related to her research endeavors.

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Prof. Xiaoyun Chen has extensive professional experience in the field of functional materials manufacturing and photo/photoelectron-catalytic processes. His expertise includes:

  • Research in functional materials manufacturing.
  • Investigation of photo/photoelectron-catalytic H2 synthesis from water.
  • Exploration of photo/photoelectron-catalytic methane conversion.
  • Study of photo/photoelectron-catalytic ammonia synthesis.
  • Research in photocatalytic environmental purification.

He has authored and co-authored over 100 original research papers published in SCI journals and has been recognized for the impact of his work with 10 papers selected as High-cited papers by Essential Science Indicators. Additionally, Prof. Xiaoyun Chen holds 29 Chinese/American patents that have been authorized in his areas of expertise.

Research Interest:

Prof. Xiaoyun Chen’s research interests encompass a wide range of areas in materials science and engineering, with a particular focus on functional materials and catalytic processes. His research endeavors include investigating novel methods for manufacturing functional materials, such as nanostructured materials and composite systems. Additionally, he is deeply involved in the study of photo/photoelectron-catalytic processes for various applications, including hydrogen synthesis from water, methane conversion, ammonia synthesis, and environmental purification. Through his work, Prof. Xiaoyun Chen aims to contribute to the development of sustainable and efficient technologies for energy production, environmental remediation, and chemical synthesis.

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Ti-doped Bi2(O,S)3 bimetal oxysulfide for highly efficient catalytic reduction of organic dyes and heavy metal pollutants in the dark

  • Authors: Su, Z.; Wu, B.; Chen, L.; Lin, J.; Chen, X.
  • Published in: Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices, 2023, 8(4), 100645
  • This article discusses a catalyst based on Ti-doped Bi2(O,S)3 bimetal oxysulfide and its efficiency in reducing organic dyes and heavy metal pollutants in the absence of light.

Oxygen-doped Sn17Sb6S29 bimetal oxysulfide catalysts for efficient reduction of organic pollutants and hexavalent chromium in the dark

  • Authors: Huang, T.; Li, P.; Wu, Q.; Chen, X.; Liu, X.
  • Published in: Reaction Chemistry and Engineering, 2023, 9(2), pp. 410–425
  • This article focuses on oxygen-doped Sn17Sb6S29 bimetal oxysulfide catalysts and their effectiveness in reducing organic pollutants and hexavalent chromium under dark conditions.

Highly efficient production of monocyclic aromatics from catalytic co-pyrolysis of biomass and plastic with nitrogen-doped activated carbon catalyst

  • Authors: Lin, X.; Chen, X.; Fu, P.; Tang, B.; Bi, D.
  • Published in: Chemical Engineering Journal, 2023, 474, 145783
  • This article discusses the use of a nitrogen-doped activated carbon catalyst for the production of monocyclic aromatics via catalytic co-pyrolysis of biomass and plastic.

Mn/O co-doped Bi2S3 bimetal oxysulfide catalyst for highly efficient reduction of organic and hexavalent chromium pollutants in the dark

  • Authors: Wu, B.; Su, Z.; Wu, Q.; Chen, X.; Liu, X.
  • Published in: Materials Today Chemistry, 2023, 33, 101697
  • This article presents a catalyst based on Mn/O co-doped Bi2S3 bimetal oxysulfide and its efficacy in reducing both organic and hexavalent chromium pollutants in the absence of light.

Co/S co-doped Mn3O4-based sulfur-oxide nano-flakes catalyst for highly efficient catalytic reduction of organics and hexavalent chromium pollutants

  • Authors: Chen, L.; Su, Z.; Wu, Q.; Chen, X.; Liu, X.
  • Published in: Journal of Water Process Engineering, 2023, 55, 104168
  • This article discusses a catalyst composed of Co/S co-doped Mn3O4-based sulfur-oxide nano-flakes and its effectiveness in catalytic reduction of organics and hexavalent chromium pollutants.

 

Wonhee Lee | Photocatalytic Films | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Wonhee Lee, Photocatalytic Films, Best Researcher Award

Professor at Sejong University, South Korea

Summary:

Prof. Wonhee Lee obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Kentucky, USA, in 1996. Prior to that, he completed his M.S. and B.A. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering and Metallurgical Engineering, respectively, from the same university. With a rich academic background, Prof. Lee has held various academic and research positions, including Professor and Associate Professor at the Department of Advanced Materials Engineering at Sejong University, Korea. He has also served as a Research Professor at Hanyang University and a Research Associate at the University of Kentucky. Prof. Lee’s research interests span Biomaterials Processing, Powder Metallurgy, Hydrothermal Synthesis, and Surface Modification. Throughout his career, he has made significant contributions to the field of materials science and engineering through his research, publications, and academic leadership.

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Prof. Wonhee Lee has an extensive professional experience in academia and research. He has held various positions in different institutions, contributing significantly to the field of materials science and engineering. His professional experience includes:

  • Professor (2009 – present): Department of Advanced Materials Engineering, Sejong University, Korea.
  • Associate Professor (2003 – 2008): Department of Advanced Materials Engineering, Sejong University, Korea.
  • Assistant Professor (2001 – 2002): Department of Advanced Materials Engineering, Sejong University, Korea.
  • Research Professor (1999 – 2000): Department of Materials Engineering, Hanyang University, Korea.
  • Research Associate (1996 – 1998): Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Kentucky, USA.

Throughout his career, Prof. Lee has made significant contributions to various research areas, including biomaterials processing, powder metallurgy, hydrothermal synthesis, and surface modification. His expertise and dedication have established him as a respected figure in the field of materials science and engineering.

Research Interest:

Prof. Wonhee Lee’s research interests encompass a wide range of topics within the field of materials science and engineering. Some of his key research interests include biomaterials processing, focusing on the development of novel materials for medical applications. He also explores powder metallurgy techniques to fabricate advanced materials with tailored properties for various industrial applications. Additionally, Prof. Lee investigates hydrothermal synthesis methods to produce functional materials with unique structures and properties. Another area of interest is surface modification, where he explores techniques to enhance the surface properties of materials for improved performance in specific applications. Overall, Prof. Lee’s research interests span across multiple disciplines, aiming to address critical challenges and contribute to advancements in materials science and engineering.

Publication Top Noted:

Title: Synthesis of TiC reinforced Ti matrix composites by spark plasma sintering and electric discharge sintering: A comparative assessment of microstructural and mechanical properties

  • Authors: W.H. Lee, J.G. Seong, Y.H. Yoon, …, H.G. Lee, S.Y. Chang
  • Journal: Ceramics International
  • Year: 2019
  • Volume: 45
  • Issue: 7
  • Pages: 8108–8114
  • Citations: 24

Title: Rapid self-sustaining consolidation of titanium silicide (Ti5Si3) via transient liquid phase reaction induced by an electric discharge

  • Authors: W.H. Lee, Y.W. Cheon, Y.H. Yoon, …, C.J. Van Tyne, H.G. Lee
  • Journal: International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials
  • Year: 2019
  • Volume: 80
  • Pages: 174–180
  • Citations: 2

Title: Mesoporous titania films templated by cellulose nanocrystals: morphological and spectrophotometric properties

  • Authors: Y.H. Yoon, S.Y. Lee, J.G. Gwon, …, Q. Wu, W.H. Lee
  • Journal: Cellulose
  • Year: 2018
  • Volume: 25
  • Issue: 11
  • Pages: 6591–6602
  • Citations: 5

Title: Carbide formation in electric-discharge-sintered Ti3Al compact caused by steric acid in ball-milled Ti and Al powder mixture

  • Authors: W.H. Lee, Y.W. Cheon, K.B. Kim, …, C.J. Van Tyne, S.Y. Chang
  • Journal: Ceramics International
  • Year: 2018
  • Volume: 44
  • Issue: 16
  • Pages: 19771–19778
  • Citations: 4

Title: Photocatalytic performance of highly transparent and mesoporous molybdenum-doped titania films fabricated by templating cellulose nanocrystals

  • Authors: Y.H. Yoon, S.Y. Lee, J.G. Gwon, …, Y.H. Kim, W.H. Lee
  • Journal: Ceramics International
  • Year: 2018
  • Volume: 44
  • Issue: 14
  • Pages: 16647–16653
  • Citations: 18

 

 

Lakshay Vashishtha | Waste Water Treatment | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Lakshay Vashishtha, Waste Water Treatment, Best Researcher Award

Lakshay Vashishtha at Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering, Navi Mumbai, India

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Lakshay Vashishtha is a fourth-year undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Mumbai, BVCOE, NM. He has demonstrated a keen interest in research, particularly in the fields of Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs), Cavitation, Wastewater Treatment, Nano-biotechnology, and Green Chemistry. Lakshay has undertaken several research projects and internships, including at Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) and IIT Indore, where he gained valuable experience in areas such as nanocatalyst synthesis, ultrasound-based catalytic ozonation, and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). He has actively contributed to various research publications and has presented his work at prestigious conferences. Lakshay has received recognition for his research endeavors, winning prizes at workshops and competitions. He aspires to continue his academic and research journey to contribute meaningfully to the field of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Science.

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Professional experience:  

Lakshay Vashishtha has gained valuable professional experience through various internships and research projects, contributing significantly to the fields of chemical engineering and environmental science. His internships at Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), ICT Mumbai, IIT Indore, and Jubilant Generics Limited provided him with hands-on experience in areas such as nanocatalyst synthesis, ultrasound-based catalytic ozonation, computational fluid dynamics, and pharmaceutical product production processes. Through these experiences, Lakshay has developed a strong foundation in experimental techniques, data analysis, and project management. He has demonstrated a commitment to research and innovation, actively contributing to projects aimed at addressing challenges in wastewater treatment, nanotechnology, and green chemistry. Additionally, his participation in conferences and workshops has enabled him to present his research findings and engage with experts in the field, further enhancing his professional development.

Research Interest:

Lakshay Vashishtha’s research interests lie at the intersection of chemical engineering and environmental science, with a focus on sustainable solutions for wastewater treatment, nanotechnology, and green chemistry. He is particularly interested in exploring advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) and cavitation-assisted techniques for the degradation of pollutants in water bodies. His research aims to develop novel reactors and nanocarriers that can effectively remove contaminants from wastewater, contributing to environmental sustainability. Lakshay is also passionate about the controlled delivery of poorly soluble drugs using nanocarriers, leveraging cavitation-assisted formulation techniques. Through his research, he seeks to address pressing environmental and healthcare challenges while promoting the principles of green chemistry and digitalization in chemical processes.

Publication Top Noted:

Title: Ultrasound-Assisted Catalytic Ozonation-Based Treatment of Rare-Earth Processing Effluent Containing Ammonium Thiocyanate (NH4SCN)

  • Authors: L. Vashishtha, M. V. Bagal, A. M. Iyer, P. R. Gogate, A. Sharma, B. R. Mishra, …
  • Journal: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
  • Year: 2024

Title: A Review on the Cavitation-Assisted Formulation of Nanocarriers for the Controlled Delivery of Poorly Soluble Drugs

  • Authors: L. Vashishtha, M. Bagal
  • Conference: CHEMCON 2022
  • Page: 459
  • Year: 2024

 

 

Roya Azadi | Organic Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Roya Azadi, Organic Chemistry, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran

Summary:

Assoc Prof Dr. Roya Azadi is an accomplished academic and researcher specializing in organic chemistry and nanomaterials. She obtained her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Organic Chemistry from Shiraz University. With expertise in organometallic chemistry, nanocatalyst synthesis, and graphene oxide frameworks, Dr. Azadi has made significant contributions to the field. As an Associate Professor, she has demonstrated a commitment to both teaching and research, mentoring students and conducting pioneering studies in her areas of specialization. Her work has been published in reputable journals, and she continues to contribute to the advancement of science through her research endeavors. Dr. Azadi’s dedication to academic excellence and scientific inquiry makes her a valuable asset to the academic community.

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Professional experience:  

Assoc Prof Dr. Roya Azadi brings a wealth of professional experience to her academic career. With expertise in organic chemistry and nanomaterials, she has made significant contributions to research and academia. Having served as an Associate Professor, Dr. Azadi has demonstrated a commitment to teaching and mentoring students while also conducting pioneering research in her areas of specialization. Her professional journey includes the synthesis of nanocatalysts and graphene oxide frameworks, exploring their applications in various fields. Additionally, her work in organometallic and organo-sulfur chemistry has broadened our understanding of these complex areas and paved the way for advancements in catalysis and materials science. Through her leadership and dedication, Dr. Azadi continues to make impactful contributions to the scientific community, shaping the future of chemistry through her research, teaching, and mentorship endeavors.

Research Interest:

Assoc Prof Dr. Roya Azadi’s research interests encompass a diverse array of topics within the realm of chemistry. She is particularly focused on the intricate field of organometallic chemistry, which involves the study of compounds containing metal-carbon bonds and their various applications. Additionally, her work delves into the synthesis of nanocatalysts, exploring methods to create efficient catalysts on a nanoscale for a range of chemical reactions. Furthermore, Dr. Azadi investigates the synthesis and application of graphene oxide frameworks, harnessing the unique properties of graphene oxide for diverse purposes in catalysis and materials science. Finally, she is involved in research related to organo-sulfur chemistry, exploring the synthesis and reactivity of sulfur-containing organic compounds and their potential applications. Through her multidisciplinary research efforts, Dr. Azadi aims to contribute to advancements in both fundamental understanding and practical applications within the field of chemistry.

Publication Top Noted:

2, 4, 6-Trichloro-1, 3, 5-triazine/dimethylformamide as an efficient reagent for one-pot conversion of alcohols into N-alkylphthalimides

  • Authors: B Mokhtari, R Azadi, A Azhdari
  • Journal: Chinese Chemical Letters
  • Volume: 21
  • Issue: 2
  • Pages: 171-174
  • Year: 2010
  • Citations: 12

Cyanuric chloride/dimethylformamide promoted one-pot conversion of primary alcohols into alkyl thiocyanates

  • Authors: B Mokhtari, A Azhdari, R Azadi
  • Journal: Journal of Sulfur Chemistry
  • Volume: 30
  • Issue: 6
  • Pages: 585-589
  • Year: 2009
  • Citations: 12

Efficient reduction of nitroarenes in water catalyzed by reusable Pd nanoparticles immobilized on chitosan-functionalized graphene oxide

  • Authors: M Sarvestani, R Azadi
  • Journal: Canadian Journal of Chemistry
  • Volume: 97
  • Issue: 3
  • Pages: 191-196
  • Year: 2019
  • Citations: 11

Synthesis of Pd@ graphene oxide framework nanocatalyst with enhanced activity in Heck‐Mizoroki cross‐coupling reaction

  • Authors: A Shekarizadeh, R Azadi
  • Journal: Applied Organometallic Chemistry
  • Volume: 34
  • Issue: 9
  • Pages: e5775
  • Year: 2020
  • Citations: 9

Mukaiyama reagent/NaNO2/wet SiO2 as a mild and heterogeneous reagent system for the N-nitrosation of amines and preparation of azides from hydrazines

  • Authors: R Azadi, K Kolivand
  • Journal: Tetrahedron Letters
  • Volume: 56
  • Issue: 41
  • Pages: 5613-5615
  • Year: 2015
  • Citations: 9