MARTIN SCHMAL is professor since 1970, became Full Professor in 1985 and Emeritus since 2008 at the Chemical Engineering Department of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and professor at the University of São Paulo since 2014 – He graduated Chemical Engineering at the Engineering Faculty of the Catholic University of S. Paulo( 1964), Master Science degree - 1966 at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro/COPPE, Brazil, Doktor Ingenieur degree (Dr.Ing.) at the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany (1970). He specialized at the Institut du Recherche sur la Catalyse (1981), Lyon, France and University of Karlsruhe , 1983, Germany.
Mohamed A .K. Barakat has completed his PhD from the College of Engineering and Applied sciences, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA (in 1985). His Post-doctoral studies focused on the main sediment logical and geochemical characteristics of the oil fields in the Gulf of Suez, Egypt. In 1995, he is elected as an active member of the New York Academy of Sciences. He published more than 45 research papers and 39 unpublished scientific reports covering various fields of structural geology, groundwater, hydro- geochemistry and pollution studies. From 1997 to 2005, he acted as a Professor of Geology, Geochemistry, Hydrogeology and Head of the Drilling dept. of the Higher Institute for Water Affairs (Libya). From 2005 to present, he has been working as a Professor in Geology and Sedimentology in The Exploration Dept. EPRI. He participated as a Speaker in International Geological Conferences held in across the world (Japan, France, Dubai, Morocco, Libya, Lebanon, and USA). He is an active member in the following scientific societies: The Geological Society of Egypt, The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), The Sedimentological Society of Egypt, The New York Academy of Sciences and The International Union of Geological Sciences, Kyoto, Japan.
Montserrat Gómez received her phd from the University of Barcelona (UB, 1991) in organometallic chemistry and homogeneous catalysis. She carried out a post-doc in I. Tkatckenko’s group (Toulouse, 1992) and sabbatical stays in P.W.N.M. van Leeuwen (Amsterdam, 1998) and B. Chaudret (Toulouse, 2002) teams. During 1993-2004, she was Lecturer in the UB working on chiral ligand design and enantioselective catalysis. Since 2005, she is full professor and group leader at the University of Toulouse 3-Paul Sabatier. Her current research work is focused on transition-metal catalyzed processes mainly using non-conventional solvents (ionic liquids, glycerol) and original supports (biochars, halloysites), covering polymetallic complexes and well-defined nanocatalysts for applications in synthesis.
Dr. Anjali Patel, Prof. of Inorganic Chemistry, after receiving her Ph.D. in 1992, pursued Post-Doctoral studies at Institut de la Recherch Sur la Catalyse, CNRS, Lyon, France during 1992-93 and currently is Head, Department of Chemistry, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, INDIA. Her research interest focuses on Polyoxometalates, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Green Chemistry and Material Science. She has 117 papers in international journals including two review articles in Green Chemistry (RSC) and Catalysis Reviews Science and Engineering (Taylor and Francis), 3 patents, 5 book chapters and 2 books to her credit. She has visited various countries like USA, UK, China, France, Germany, Italy, Russia and Japan at various international conferences as invited speaker. Further, she has been awarded the prestigious Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) and a three year membership at the American Chemical Society (ACS)
DSc (Doctor of Science) the highest degree from Sambalpur University, Orissa in 2009. Prof. Jagannadham joined Osmania University in 1983 after a brief serving as lecturer for 5 years during 1978-83 at Sardar Patel College, Secunderabad. He was a CSIR-New Delhi - Junior Research Fellowship Holder - 1976-1978. He visited Germany 4 times as Post Doctoral Fellow (Max-Planck-Institute for Radiation Chemistry, Germany - 1980-82, 1984, 1986, 1988) and USA (University of Kentucky, USA - 1991-93), (University at Buffalo, USA - 1993-95). He was a Summer Professor (Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA - 1997) and Visiting NSF(USA)-DST(India) Summer Research Professor at the University of Connecticut, USA-1999, 2000, 2001, 2002). He was a Part-Time Post-Doctoral Student (D.Sc. at Sambalpur University - 2004-2009). He is the second faculty member in the entire Faculty of Science of Osmania University to receive this highest degree (DSc), and also to my knowledge in the entire undivided Andhra Pradesh
Gabor A. Somorjai has been a leader in the field of Catalysis for more than 45 years. He has published almost 1200 papers and 4 books. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley in 1960 and he was appointed to the faculty there in 1964. Since then, he has won just about every honor in his field. In 2011 he was the recipient of the Honda Prize, the ENI New Frontiers of Hydrocarbons Prize and the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award. He has received the Priestley Medal (2008), the National Medal of Science (2002) the Wolf Prize (1998). Somorjai became a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1979 and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1983.
Yan Li is an Associate Professor and works at the College of Mechanical and Transportation Engineering, China University of Petroleum-Beijing (CUP), China. He received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics from University of Science and Technology Beijing, China. He joined the Department of Process Equipment at CUP as a Lecturer in 2015. Since 2018, he became an Associate Professor at CUP. His research interests are focused on Plasma arc welding technology, Computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer, Electro-magneto-thermal-mechanical effects and Energy saving in the industry.
Professor Hall obtained his B. S. degree in Chemistry from Juniata College. Following his Ph. D. work with Richard Fenske at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, he was awarded an AEI postdoctoral fellowship in theoretical chemistry at the University of Manchester, England, where he studied with Ian Hillier. Professor Hall’s career at Texas A&M University began in 1975 when he accepted an appointment as Assistant Professor of Chemistry. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1980 and Professor in 1983. He served as Head of the Department from 1986 to 1994, and as Executive Associate Dean in the College of Science from 1997 to 2017. He founded and has directed the Laboratory of Molecular Simulation since 1997 and was named Davidson Professor of Science in 2004.His research interests are directed toward understanding chemical structures, reactions, and catalysis through state-of-the-art quantum calculations. Applications transition-metal activation of carbon-hydrogen and carbon-carbon bonds, and biocatalysis by metalloenzymes are among his current interests. He has served on the editorial advisory board of the Organometallics and Theoretical Chemistry Accounts; and on the Advisory Board of the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis an EFRC center at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Chris Urch is a research chemist by profession. He holds a BA and PhD from Cambridge University and has worked in chemical research for over 30 years. This has been in both the pharmaceutical and agrochemical fields.
Diva Tavares is a Professor at the Medical School of the Christus University Center (UNICHRISTUS), Brazil. She is a biologist (graduated from the Federal University of Ceará – UFC), studied mangrove ecology during the graduation and also during the Master course, where she obtained a Master Degree on Ecology and Natural Resources (UFC). Her PhD is in Experimental Pathology and it was obtained at the Gonçalo Moniz Research Institute – IGM, from the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation – FIOCRUZ. She has experience in chemical ecology of phlebotomine sandflies, vectors of leishmaniasis, with emphasis on Tegumentary American Leishamaniasis.
Dr. Sarker is the Owner of Waste Technologies LLC and working on Waste to Energy especially Waste Plastic to Fuel /Diesel, Waste Tires to Fuel and mixture of other Waste to converting in to Green Fuel. Dr. Sarker is the Owner of Sheba Green Technologies LLC and working on Turning any Waste to Green Fuel or Green Product as well as E-Waste. In addition, Dr. Sarker has 26 years of professional research experiences in different universities and research organizations all over the world including the US, Canada, the Netherlands, Germany, Taiwan, Bangladesh and the UK. He has 4 patents (Two Granted and 2 Pending) and 113 research publications to his credit in pier reviewed journals and conferences. Dr. Sarker is a distinguished member of 45 professional organizations. Dr. Sarker has written a chapter or Co-author of Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality which published by InTech, Open Access Publisher in Croatia.
Abdeen Mustafa Omer (BSc, MSc, PhD) is an Associate Researcher at Energy Research Institute (ERI). He obtained both his PhD degree in the Built Environment and Master of Philosophy degree in Renewable Energy Technologies from the University of Nottingham. He is qualified Mechanical Engineer with a proven track record within the water industry and renewable energy technologies. He has been graduated from University of El Menoufia, Egypt, BSc in Mechanical Engineering. His previous experience involved being a member of the research team at the National Council for Research/Energy Research Institute in Sudan and working director of research and development for National Water Equipment Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Sudan. He has been listed in the book WHO’S WHO in the World 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010. He has published over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 100 review articles, 5 books and 100 chapters in books.
Experienced Assistant Professor of Chemistry with a demonstrated history of working in the military industry. Skilled in wettability, Colloids, Microfabrication, Nanomaterials, and Chem Draw. Strong education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Physical and Materials Nanochemistry from The University of Hull
Prakash Diwan obtained his PhD from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. Contributed in the areas of Novel Drug Delivery systems & drug discovery. Published over 200 papers in pre-reviewed journals.
Dr. Blondino has over 20 years of broad based drug development experience in parenteral, oral liquid, and inhalation products. He is currently the Director of Drug Development at Kaleo, Inc. in Richmond, Virginia. He has held industrial positions of incre