Professor Hui Tong Chua, PhD (NUS), M.Eng. (NUS), B.Eng (1st Class Hons, NUS), is Professor of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering and the Chemical Engineering Program Chair at the University of Western Australia (UWA). His research interest covers Heat and Mass Transfer, Thermodynamics, Process Engineering and Nanomaterials syntheses. Seven of his international peer reviewed journal articles are among the top 1% percentile in the field of Engineering in terms of citation. One of his key research achievements is the successful spinning off of his catalytic methane cracking technology, now known as the Hazer Process, as Hazer Group Ltd., which raised $5m in their Initial Public Offering on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:HZR) in November 2015. Hui Tong is also a China Shanxi Province Hundred Man Distinguished Professor at the Taiyuan University of Technology, Shanxi Province, China.
Geothermal/low grade heat desalination and air conditioning
Dr. Alireza Heidari, Ph.D., D.Sc. is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Chemistry. Furthermore, he has double postdocs in Project Management and also in Nanochemistry and Molecular Structure Theory. He has participated at more than one hundred reputed international conferences, seminars, congresses, symposiums, and forums around the world as yet. Dr. Heidari has been a senior advisor in various industry and factories. He is an expert in many computer programs and programming languages. Hitherto, he has authored more than twenty books and book chapters in different fields of Chemistry. Syne, he has been awarded more than nine hundreds reputed international awards, prizes, scholarships and honors. Heretofore, he has multiple editorial duties in many reputed international journals, books and publishers. Hitherward, he is a member of more than three hundreds reputed international academic–scientific–research institutes around the world. It should be noted that he is currently the President of American International Standards Institute (AISI), Irvine, California, USA and also Director of the BioSpectroscopy Core Research Laboratory at California South University (CSU), Irvine, California, USA.
Biomolecular Spectroscopy, Quantum Chemistry, Nanochemistry, Modern Electronic Structure Computations, Molecular Modelling,
Dr. Yan Huang leads metallic biomaterials research at Brunel, working on both traditional permanent titanium implants and novel biodegradable magnesium medical devices for orthopedic cardiovascular applications. He recently won three research grants in biomaterials research from the Royal Society, EPSRC and European Commission. Dr. Huang is a founding member and co-investigator of the EPSRC Future Liquid Metal Engineering (LiME) HUB where he leads the activities on process development and light alloy processing involving both solidification and plastic deformation. He has extensive experience in process innovation for combined solidification and thermomechanical processing (semisolid forming, twin roll casting, and integrated cast-forming), solid state joining, severe plastic deformation for light alloys and light metal matrix composites. He has long-term interests in the characterization of microstructure and texture evolution during thermomechanical processing and fundamental issues of strengthening, plastic deformation and grain boundary migration.
Propulsion Systems, Aircraft Structures and Materials, Airworthiness and Stability and Control, Advanced racing vehicle dynamics IC engines, materials and manufacturing
Dr. Bahattin Yalçin is Senior Professor in Department of Chemistry at Marmara University, Turkey. He has served as Board Member of Turkey Chemical Society during the year 2010 to 2014. Dr. Yalçin has been associated with various chemical societies and journals, such as Moroccan Journal of Chemistry, Acta Biologica Turcica, Journal of The Korean Chemical Society and The Chemical Society of Ethiopia. He has also played the major key role in research based on the development of Marmara. In Materials Chemistry stream, few of his renowned research works are Transition Metal Complexes, Formation of Nanopowders by Nitrates, Synthesis of Cu II complexes.
Transition Metal Complexes, Atomic Research, Structural Complexity, NMR
Dimitrios H. Roukos, MD, Ph.D., is Professor of Surgery – Precision Cancer Medicine and Founding director of “Centre for Biosystems and Genome Network Medicine” in the Ioannina University, School of Medicine. His translational and clinical research from traditional and single gene investigation to molecular networks and clinical cancer genome NGS analysis has been recognized by the international scientific community. He has published > 236 PubMed papers with recent focus on NGS conventional and breakthrough genome analysis (> 80 articles) and more recently in precision cancer medicine (31 articles). These publications have received more than 8420 citations with h-index: 72 (Scopus). He is a reviewer in many high impact journals including some with impact factor (IF) >30, evaluator in innovative research projects (EU, France, Belgium, Luxemburg, Poland), and member in the editorial board of 25 international journals with IF. He has been invited as a speaker in many international and world congresses
Molecular interaction networks, Translational Single – Gene Research, Intratumor Heterogeneity (ITH) with multiregional NGS
Prof. Ch. Sanjay had joined GITAM University, Hyderabad as a Founder Campus Director in June 2009 till July 2014. At present, he is Dean and Principal, School of Technology, GITAM University and has been a member of Board of Management and Academic Council since 2009. He is a certified Corporate Director of World Council for Corporate Governance, UK and visited most of the South Asian Countries for Research and presenting papers in various International Conferences. He has more than 24 years of experience in Industry, Research & Teaching and had worked four years as a Associate Professor of Manufacturing Engineering and Management at Government Universities in Malaysia and Singapore. He was a key note speaker for more than 40 international and national conferences and a member of advisory and technical committee for more than 60 international conferences and had successfully organized 65 international and national conferences / workshops. He is member, Editorial Board and Reviewer for more than 20 international journals and evaluated 16 doctorial theses in mechanical / manufacturing / management / information technology of various universities and he is currently guiding 5 research scholars for their doctoral work. He has to his credit 4 books published by reputed publishers and authored more than 60 research papers and published in peer reviewed and indexed journals and conference proceedings. He is a Member of Academic council / Board of Studies / Research & Development Cell / Recruitment and Selection/purchasing/curriculum Design/ university inspections for various International / State / Deemed Universities since 2001.He is in recipient of many International and National award such as Academic Excellence, Research Excellence , Best Engineer, Best Principal award, Best Academic Administrator, Education leadership and Engineers Educator award.
Insup Noh, Seoul National University of Science & Technology, South Korea. Insup Noh is Founder & Director of Convergence Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Biomaterials and Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in Seoul National University of Science & Technology, South Korea. Prof. Insup Noh's expertise lies in the area of biomaterials for tissue engineering of bone, cartilage and blood vessels by using injectable hydrogels, 3D bioprinting with both biodegradable polymers and ceramics. He published more than 100 reviewed papers, 16 patents, several book chapters and 1 book. He serves as an editor-in-chief of Biomaterials Research, and Editor-in-Chief of Open Biomedical Engineering.
Modern Tissue Technology, Biomaterials, Polymeric biomaterials
Dr. Yue Li is Professor in Lab of Nanostructured Materials, Institute of Solid State Physics (ISSP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Member of Editorial Board in Scientific Research Journals. He received his Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics at Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2005. He worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow or Visiting Scientist in Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, respectively after he got his Ph.D. degree. He published more than 60 papers in Chem. Soc. Rev., Coordin. Chem. Rev., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., ACS Nano, Adv. Funct. Mater., Small, Adv. Mater. Interface, and so forth, and his publications have been cited more than 4400 times. His research is supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 973 program etc. Students with backgrounds in physics, chemistry, material science and other related disciplines are encouraged to join his group. His research interests mainly focus on the fabrications, applications, and devices of micro-/nanostructured arrays, for example, micro-/nanostructured arrays by unconventional lithography, a low-cost route, investigation of biomimetic surface wettability, enhanced photocatalytic activity, surface enhanced Raman scattering, biosensors.
Fabrication Techniques, applications, Nano-structured arrays by unconventional lithography, Biomimetic surface wettability, Photocatalytic activity, Biosensors.
Professor Maria Tomoaia-Cotisel completed Ph.D. at the Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, and postdoctoral studies from London University, King’s College, UK. She is a corresponding member of the Academy of Romanian Scientists, Spl. Independentei, 54, Bucuresti-Sector 5, Bucharest 50085, Romania. She was the visiting scientist at Philipps University of Marburg, (1989/1990), Germany, State University of New York at Buffalo (1990/1991), US, National Institutes of Health, (1991-1993) and Molecular/Structural Biotech., Inc., (1994-1997), Bethesda, MD, USA. She is the founder and director of Research Center in Physical Chemistry (2007- ) at BBU, STAR research institute. She published over 250 original research papers, 5 patents, and 10 books in physical chemistry, including thermodynamics, chemical structure, biophysics, bionanomaterials, colloids, and interfaces. She got important awards, e.g., Gheorghe Spacu Award (1983, from the Academy in Romania), Alexander von Humboldt Award (1986, Germany), Japan Society for Promotion of Science and Technology Award (1986, Japan) and Fogarty Award (1991, USA) for science and technology. She is a leader and supervisor for Ph. D. students in Doctoral School of Chemistry at BBU, in physical chemistry, biophysics and material science.
Nanomaterials, advanced nanotechnology for biomedical applications, nanostructured advanced biomaterials, multi-substituted hydroxyapatite based bioceramics for osteoporotic bone remodeling and regeneration, nanomaterials for tissue engineering, nanomicrobials, biocomposites, biomimetic self-assembled scaffolds, porous bioresorbable scaffolds, regenerative medicine, cancer cellular therapy, nanoparticles of gold and silver for cancer therapy, nanoscale materials for drug delivery, as well as biomolecular immobilization and surface modification strategies
Wanyang Dai is a Distinguished Professor in Mathematics Department of Nanjing University, a Special Guest Expert in Jiangsu FinTech Research Center, President of Jiangsu Probability & Statistics Society, and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Advances in Applied Mathematics, where his research includes stochastic processes related optimization and optimal control, admission/scheduling/routing protocols and performance analysis/optimization for various projects in BigData-Blockchain oriented cloud-computing and the next generation of wireless and wireline communication systems, forward/backward stochastic (ordinary/partial) differential equations and their applications to queueing systems, stochastic differential games, communication networks, Internet of Things, financial engineering, energy and power engineering, etc. His “influential” achievements are published in “big name” journals including Operations Research, Communications in Mathematical Sciences, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Queueing Systems, Mathematical and Computer Modeling of Dynamical Systems, etc. His researches are awarded as outstanding papers and by various academic societies, e.g., IEEE Top Conference Series, etc.. He received his Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics jointly with industrial engineering and systems engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, U.S.A., in 1996, where he worked on stochastics and applied probability concerning network performance modeling and analysis, algorithm design and implementation via stochastic diffusion approximation. The designed finite element-Galerkin algorithm to compute the stationary distributions of reflecting Brownian motions (weak solutions of general dimensional partial differential equations) is also well-known to the related fields.
Stochastic Processes Related Optimization and Pareto Optimal Control, Optimization for BigData-Blockchain Oriented Cloud Computing and Wireless Communication Systems