Ismael FLORES-VIVIAN, Ph.D. is a Full-Time Research/Professor and Manager of the Construction Material Laboratory at the â€œUniversidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leonâ€ (UANL). He got his BS in Civil Engineering and Doctorâ€™s degree (Ph.D.) in Construction Materials and Structures at UANL. Dr. Ismael graduated with honors on his dissertation on â€œSynthesis of SiO2 nanoparticles of and their effect on microstructure, rheological, and mechanical properties of cement-based materialsâ€. Dr. Ismael was a Postdoctoral Research Associated at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) working on among other projects with superhydrophobic engineered cementitious composites, fly ash in green ASHphalt pavements, concrete pavement mixtures and applications of nanomaterials. He was awarded with the distinction as a Nacional Researcher Level I granted for the National Research System (SNI) at the Science and Technological National Council (CONACyT) in Mexico. Dr. Ismael research interests are in nanomodified reinforced composites for smart and sustainable materials, high performance materials and sustainable alternatives to conventional construction materials.
Ismael Flores-Vivian(Research Area)
Dr. Ismael has more than 40 scientific publications and 12 scientific reports, with more than 600 citations. Dr. Ismael is a member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) on the ACI 236 - Material Science of Concrete and ACI 241 - Nanotechnology of Cement and Concrete committees. Reviewer of the scientific journals: Construction and Buildings Materials, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering and Architecture, Materials in Civil Engineering y Concrete and Cement Research.
Dr. E. H. Yang is a full professor of Mechanical Engineering Department at Stevens Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. degree from Ajou University, Korea. After his postdoctoral training at University of Tokyo and at California Institute of Technology, he joined NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) where he became a Senior Member of the Engineering Staff. At JPL, he received numerous awards, including NASA ICB Space Act Awards, Bonus (Level B and C) Awards and multiple Class 1 NASA Tech Brief Awards. In recognition of his excellence in advancing the use of MEMS-based actuators for NASA's space applications, he received the prestigious Lew Allen Award for Excellence at JPL in 2003. His scholarly leadership has been recognized by peers.
E. H. Yang (Research Area)
Dr. Yang holds over 12 patents (issued or pending). Dr. Yang is the director of the Micro Device Laboratory, a Stevens's multi-user microfabrication facility, and a Co-Director of the Center for Distributed Quantum Computing at Stevens Institute of Technology. Examples of these efforts include appointment as an Associate Editor and/or Editorial Board of several journals including Natureâ€™s Scientific Reports, and election as the Division Chair of the ASME MEMS Division. Since joining Stevens in 2006, he has been responsible for obtaining competitive research funding from several federal agencies including NSF, AFOSR, US Army, NRO, NASA and DARPA (including 6 NSF and 3 AFOSR grants, and 5 NASA and 3 NRO contracts).
Dr. Alain L Fymat is a medical-physical scientist and an educator. He was educated at the University of Paris-Sorbonne and the University of California at Los Angeles. He is the current President/CEO and Professor at the International Institute of Medicine and Science with a previous appointment as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Professor at the Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine. He was formerly Professor of Radiology, Radiological Sciences, Radiation Medicine (Oncology), Critical Care Medicine, and Physics at several U.S. and European Universities. Previously, he was Deputy Director (Western Region) of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (Office of Research Oversight), and Director of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center and for a time Acting Chair of Radiology at its Loma Linda, California Medical Center. He has extensively published (~ 425 publications including patents, books & monographs, book chapters, refereed articles). As invited/keynote speaker and member of organizing committees of international congresses and symposia, he has lectured extensively in the USA, Canada, Europe, Africa and Asia. He has been the recipient of numerous research grants from government, academia and private industry, and has consulted extensively with these entities. He is a Board member of several institutions and Health Advisor of the American Heart & Stroke Association (Coachella Valley Division, California). He is Editor-in-Chief, Honorable Editor or Editor of 35 medical-scientific Journals.
Alain L Fymat (Research Area)
Dr. Fymatâ€™s current research interests lie at the interface between science and medicine, particularly nanomedicine, nanobiotechnology, cancer/oncology, molecular/personal/precision medicine, human genetics/ epigenetics/ ecogenetics, neurodegenerative diseases, and pharmacogenomics. His most recent publications deal with nanotechnology and cancer, nanochemotherapy, nanoneurology, natural and synthetic immunotherapy, drug delivery across the brain protective barriers, and neurodegenerative disorders (epilepsy, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases).
L. Balan research are concerned with photochemical synthesis of metal/polymer nanocomposites and design, morphological control (size and shape) and characterization of metal nanoparticles and nanocrystals (quantum dots) suited for advanced applications in the fields of optic, photonics, plasmonics, imaging or biology.
Dr S. Joseph Antony is an Associate Professor at the School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, U.K. His research expertise is in the area multi-scale modelling and experimental mechanics of materials in both discrete and continuum form including their nano and micromechanics. He has a strong expertise in materials modelling including MD, DEM, FEM and analytical methods. His experimental approaches include a wide variety of advanced characterising and stress sensor techniques including AFM, SEM, PSAT and IR tomography, and DPIV. He focuses on linking the effects of material properties at exceedingly small scales (molecular/nano/micro) to bulk scale mechanical, electrical and chemo-mechanical properties in a wide variety of engineering applications. Joseph has published over 130 papers in several reputed international journals and conference proceedings. He actively participates in the activities of particle technology community in U.K and abroad. He holds membership in several international professional bodies and serves in the technical committees in his area of research including the ASME committee on the constitutive behaviour of materials. Currently, he serves in the editorial boards of more than 10 international journals and a regular reviewer of several leading journals including Physical Review Letters and Physical Review E. He has won many awards, including the prestigious M.I.T Young Research Fellowship for Exemplary Research in Computational Mechanics and the Certificate of Merit as an Example of Outstanding Achievements in U.K Particle Science and Technology in 2002, PTSG, IChemE, U.K. He has served as a guest editor for the Jl. Granular Matter and the lead editor of the book â€˜Granular Materials: Fundamentals and Applicationsâ€™, published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, London in 2004. His research sponsors include EPSRC, Royal Society, DTI, ICI, BNFL, P&G, Pfizer, Borax Hosakawa Micron, Bridon International Ltd, Merck Sharp & Dohme and DuPont (U.K)
S. Joseph Antony(Research Area)
Molecular, Nano and Micro Mechanics, Granular Materials and Powder Technology, Space Engineering, Bio stresses, Extracting Resources from Wastes and Inter-disciplinary Research.
Ajay Kumar Mishra is a full Professor at the Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Research Unit at College of Science, Engineering & Technology, University of South Africa, Florida Science Campus, South Africaand also a â€œFellowâ€ member at â€œRoyal Society of Chemistryâ€ UK. He received his B. Sc, M. Sc., degrees in 1997 and 2001 respectively from Purvanchal University Jaunpur, India and M. Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in 2003 and 2007, respectively, from The University of Delhi, India. From March 2006 to September 2009, he was postdoctoral fellows at various South African Institutes/Universities. In addition, he was appointed as â€œSenior Lecturerâ€ in October 2009 at the Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, South Africa where he was promoted to â€œAssociate Professorâ€ in November 2011 until December 2014. Recently, he was appointed by University of South Africa as â€œFull Professorâ€ since January 2015. He is also working as â€œAdjunct Professorâ€ at Jiangsu University, China. His research interests include synthesis of multifunctional nano-materials, nano-composites, biopolymer and/or petrochemical based biodegradable polymers, polymers based materials/composites, smart materials, CNT and graphene based composite materials and water research
Ajay Kumar Mishra (Research Area)
He has authored over 100 scientific papers. He has hosted several visiting researchers/scientists/postdocs in his group. He has also developed a number of collaborations worldwide. He has delivered a number of including Plenary/Keynote/Invited Lectures. For his outstanding research profile, he was awarded a number of international awards. Prof. Mishra also served as Associate Editor as well as member of the editorial board of many peer-reviewed international journals. He has edited several books by the renowned publishers and also reviewer of many international journals. He is serving as member advisory board of a number of international scientific societies, conferences and workshops.
Sotirios Baskoutas is currently working as an Associate Professor; Materials Science Dept. University of Patras, Greece He received his Post-Doctoral Researcher degree from Department of Physics, Division of Applied Physics, Laboratory of Molecular Physics, University of Patras, Greece.
Sotirios Baskoutas (Research Area)
Theoretical and computational methods for the study of electronic and optical properties of semiconductor nanostructured materials. Synthesis and Characterization of amorphous and Nano crystalline materials.
Member of Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) since 1992.Member of American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) since 1994.Member of Iran Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIIE) since 2001.Member of Programme Committee A (PGC A) â€œSustainable Developmentâ€ of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2003-2006.Member of Marketing and Communication Committee (PGC E) of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2006-2012. Member of Gas Advocacy Task Force (TF2) of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2012-2015.Secretary of Utilization Committee of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2015-2018.Member of Marketing and Communication committee of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2015-2018.Member of Executive Committee of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2015-2018.Chair of Energy Policy Case Study Task Force (TF3) of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2018-2021.Member of Group of Experts on Gas of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) 2016-2017.
Hedayat Omidvar(Research Area)
National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), responsible for treatment, transmission, storage and distribution of natural gas.
Prof. Shu YIN is a full-professor of the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials (IMRAM), Tohoku University, Japan. He received a Ph.D. degree in applied chemistry from Tohoku University in 1999. He has published more than 400 original research papers, with citation more than 9200 times and h-index = 53. He is also an affiliate professor of seven Chinese Universities / Institute (Lanzhou University; Dalian University of Technology; Guangxi Research Institute of Chemical Industry, Huaqiao University, Taiyuan University of Technology, Sichuan University and Beijing University of Technology). Prof. Yin has received various awards, including â€œFunctional Materials Scientist Award(2009)â€, â€œExcellent CerSJ Academic Photograph Award(2005)â€, â€œThe 40th Harada Award(2000)â€. â€œThe 59th Academic Award of the Society of Inorganic Materials Japan(2015)â€, â€œThe 69th CerSJ Awards for Academic Achievements in Ceramic Science and Technology (2015)â€, and â€œRare Earth Resource Utilization Research Award(2016)â€
Shu Yin(Research Area)
X.Wu, S.Yin*, Q.Dong, B.Liu, Y.H.Wang, T.Sekino, S.W.Lee, and T.Sato (2013), UV, Visible and Near-infrared LightsInduced NOx Destruction Activity of (Yb,Er)-NaYF4/C-TiO2 Composite, Scientific Reports, 3, 2918.
S.Yin(2015), Creation of Advanced Optical Responsive Functionality of Ceramics by Green Processes, J.Ceram.Soc.Jpn., 123, 823-834.
X.Wu, J.Wang, G.Zhang, K.Katsumata, K.Yanagisawa, T.Sato and S.Yin*(2017), Series of MxWO3/ZnO (M = K, Rb, NH4) Nanocomposites: Combination of Energy Saving and Environmental Decontamination Functions. Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 201, 128â€“136.
Z.Zhao, J.Fan, H.Chang, Y.Asakura, and S.Yin*(2017), Recent Progress on Mixed-anion Type Visible-Light Induced Photocatalysts, Science China Technological Sciences,60,1447-1457
A. Riapanitra, Y. Asakura, W. Cao, Y.Noda, S. Yin (2018), Supercritical Temperature Synthesis of Fluorine-doped VO2(M) Nanoparticle with Improved Thermochromic Property, Nanotechnology, 29, 244005.
Dr. Mohsen Sheikholeslami works at the Babol Noshirvani University of Technologyâ€™s Department of Mechanical Engineering in Iran. He is head of Renewable energy systems and nanofluid applications in heat transfer Laboratory at Babol Noshirvani University of Technology. His research interests are Nanofluid, CFD, simulation, Mesoscopic modeling, Nonlinear Science, Magnetohydrodynamic, Ferrohydrodynamic, Electrohydrodynamic and Heat exchangers. He has written several papers and books in various filed of mechanical engineering. He is also the first author of the books "Applications of Nanofluid for Heat Transfer Enhancement", "Application of semi analytical methods for nanofluid flow and heat transfer", "Hydrothermal Analysis in Engineering Using Control Volume Finite Element Method" and "External Magnetic Field Effects on Hydrothermal Treatment of Nanofluid" which are published in ELSEVIER. According to the reports of Thomson Reuters (Clarivate Analytics), he has been selected as a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher (Top 0.01%) in 2016 and 2017.
Valeh Shamilov received his PhD degree in Technical Sciences in 1997. He is author of about 50 scientific works, including books, patents, monographs and articles. At present, he is Head of SOCARâ€™s Department of Nanotechnology. He is an expert in the field of application of nanotechnologies for the oil extraction process aimed on the improving oil recovery. At present he works on the application of nanotechnology in enhancing oil extraction as well as against many complications existing in oil industry (salt deposition, sand plugs, in drilling etc.)
Valeh Shamilov (Research Area)
â€œDevelopment of nanotechnologies in oil industryâ€ Oil.Gas.Innovation 1(2018) s.16-24 V. Shamilov
â€œPolymer nanocomposites for enhanced oil recoveryâ€ V. Shamilov and o. Materials Today: Proceedings 4 (2017) S70â€“ S74
â€œInvestigation of the application of TiO2 nano-catalyst for the removal of oil and oil products from the petroleum industry wastewaterâ€ EKOENERGETIKA 4 (2017) s.5-14 V. Shamilov and o.