I.M. Alarifi Majmaah University Al Majma'ah (Saudi Arabia)
Dr. Ibrahim Alarifi received his Ph.D. degree in 2017 from the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at Wichita State University. After having the lecturer experience, he joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Majmaah University in 2012 as a lecturer and received his tenure and promotion to be an assistant professor in 2018. He is currently working in the same Department as Assistant Professor, ME Head of Dept from 2017 to current., Director of Engineering & Applied Sciences Research Center from 2019 to current, ME Quality Coordinator from 2017 to current and Vic-dean for Academic Affairs of Common First Year at Majmaah University from 2018 to current. Throughout his research experience, he has published 58 journal papers and 18 conference proceedings, edited 2 books, authored 4 book chapters and 1 laboratory manuals, received 4 funded proposals, and 4 honors/awards, presented 10 presentations, chaired many international conferences and reviewed several manuscripts in international journals and conference proceedings.
H. Ding University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) Sichuan (China)
Dr. Hui Ding is presently serving as an Associate Professor of Center for Informational Biology at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. She has been awarded a degree of PhD from Inner Mongolia University, China in 2009. Her research areas are of Systems Biology and theoretical Biology. She has contributed over 60 peer reviewed paper in SCI- indexed Journals. Her publications have been cited over 3, 406 times with H- index of 31 in google scholar.
M.A. Dkhil King Saud University Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
I started my undergraduate studies at Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt. I
got my master degree from Helwan University (1999) then I started research on
malaria during my PhD (2000-2004) at Molecular Parasitology Institute, Heinrich
Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany. I am working now at King Saud
University as a full Professor. My permanent job is at Faculty of Science, Helwan
University, Egypt. I have close to 180 peer reviewed publications in international
journals. I am an editor in several journals.
Guohua Huang Shaoyang University Shaoyang (China)
Dr. Guohua Huang is currently a Full Professor at Provincial Key
Laboratory of Informational Service for Rural Area of Southwestern
Hunan, Shaoyang University. He received his Ph.D. in informatics and
system biology from Shanghai University. Prof. Huang’s research interest
focuses mainly on algorithms of machine learning and application of it in
the molecular biology, drug design and drug repositioning. He has
recently published more than 50 scientific papers, edited 4 special issues
as guest editors, and reviewed more than 50 manuscripts for more than
20 peer-reviewed journals as reviewers.
M.R. Javed Government College University Faisalabad Faisalabad (Pakistan)
Dr. Muhammad Rizwan Javed is presently working as an Assistant Professor at the Department
of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Government College University Faisalabad (GCUF). He
has been awarded scholarships for postgraduate and doctoral studies within the country and
abroad by the National organizations. He has also been the recipient of National Research
Productivity Award and Organizational Research Productivity Allowances at numerous times.
His academic and research interests include; In-Silico analysis of proteins, phylogenetic analysis,
protein 3D-structure modeling, molecular docking and computer aided drug designing; Kinetic
and thermodynamic characterization of proteins, their heterologous expression in
prokaryotic/eukaryotic expression systems and elucidation of their activation/inhibition
mechanisms; Immobilization of proteins on nanoscale polymeric materials and their
characterization; Molecular determination of mycotoxin biosynthesis genes and biological
decontamination of mycotoxins; CRISPR-Cas mediated genome engineering of microbial cells.
He has published a number of peer-reviewed SCI Indexed research articles & conference
proceedings which have received reasonable citations, authored book chapters, received funded
projects, organized / participated in numerous international events and has been engaged in the
establishment of Central Hi-Tech Research Facility at GCUF.
Muthusamy Karthikeyan CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory Pune, 411008 (India)
Muthukumarasamy Karthikeyan is a Principal Scientist in the Chemical Engineering and Process Development Division at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory Pune, India. He holds PhD in Organic Chemistry and working in the area of chemoinformatics its application in drug discovery and design of novel materials for the past 16 years. He has co-authored a text book on Practical Chemoinformatics and about 40 research papers in the area of chemoinformatics handling large scale molecular data and developed open source tools for harvesting chemical information (http://moltable.ncl.res.in/). He is also the recipient of BOYSCAST Award by Department of science and Technology and Overseas Associate Award by Department of Biotechnology. He is selected for 2015 Open Innovation Challenge Award by Thomson Reuters and CodeX. Recently he published two special issues in J. Combi. Chem. High Throughput Screening containing articles on chemoinformatics tools for drug discovery.
Cheng C. Kui University Malaysia Pahang Kuantan (Malaysia)
He is a PhD holder from The University of New South Wales, specializing in the area of renewable energy from biomass. He is currently an Associate Professor of chemical reaction engineering at Universiti Malaysia Pahang. His field of interest includes renewable energy, steam reforming, dry reforming, hydrothermal process, photocatalysis and reaction engineering.
D. Kumar Bharti VidyaPeeth University Pune (India)
Dileep Kumar received his B. Pharm from Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
University, and M. Pharm from S.G.S.I.T.S Indore, Madhya Pradesh. During his research he published
many research and review articles in peer reviewed journals. He was awarded Junior Research
fellowship by National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPB) New Delhi, Senior Research Fellowship from
University Grants Commission (UGC), Teaching Assistantship and institute Post-Doctoral fellowship from
IIT (BHU) Varanasi. At present he is teaching as an assistant professor in Poona College of pharmacy,
Bharti Vidyapeeth University Pune. His current research interests include design and development of
adamantyl analogues as GluN2B selective NMDA receptors antagonist and Amyloid-β protein
aggregation inhibitors for treatment of Alzhmer’s disease.
S. Kurbanoğlu Ankara University Ankara (Turkey )
Dr. Sevinc Kurbanoglu obtained PhD in Analytical Chemistry from Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Nano bioelectronics & Biosensor Group at Institute Catala, Barcelona, Spain. She has been serving as a Research and Teaching Assistant Chemistry, Ankara, Turkey. She has contributed her valuable publications in different journals. Her skills and expertise are in Polymerization Materials, Nanomaterials, Polymers, Enzymes, Sample Preparation, Biomaterials, Nanoscience, High-Performance Liquid Chromatography and Chromatography.
Q. Li Tianjin University Tianjin (China)
Qifeng Li received his BS (1999) and PhD (2004) degrees from University of Science
and Technology of China. In 2010, he joined Tianjin University as a Professor. His
research interest is in the area of designing, building and perfecting remote optical
devices. He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed journal articles. The overall
practicality of research solutions is confirmed by more than 20 authorized patents.
Since 2012, he has received more than 10 research grants as a Principal Investigator.
Yujing Li Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA (USA)
Dr. Yujing Li is presently serving as a faculty member at the Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine. He has been awarded a degree of PhD in Genetics from Institute of Genetics and Development Biology, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China. He shares one patent with Dr. Richard B. Meagher. He serves as editorial board members / guest editor for several JCR journals as well as reviewers for many journals. He has authored 70 of peer reviewed papers and several book chapters. His research interests include cell biology, molecular genetics, genomics, neuroscience, epigenetics, and chemical biology and stem cells.
Z. Liang York University Toronto, ON (Canada)
Dr. Zhaohui Liang received his PhD degree in Medical Sciences from Guangzhou University of Chinese
Medicine in 2013. He worked as a registered physician and acupuncturist in Guangzhou, China from
2003 to 2014. Dr. Liang moved to Canada in 2014 and received his master’s degree in Information
Systems and Technology from York University, Toronto in 2017. He worked for US National Institutes of
Health (NIH) as a research fellow on the NIH intramural research project on automated diagnosis of
malaria from. 2016 to 2017. He was the workshop chair and an active participant of IEEE International
Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM). His research focuses on the areas of
bioinformatics and health informatics, artificial intelligence and machine learning for medical sciences.
Dr. Liang has published more than twenty papers respectively In international renowned peer-reviewed
journals. He is currently a Big Data scientist and PhD candidate in the program of electric engineering
and computer science at Lassonde School of Engineering, York University.
C. Luo Medical College of Soochow University Suzhou (China)
Dr. Chengliang Luo is presently serving as an Associate Professor of the Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical College of Soochow University, China. He has been awarded a degree of Ph.D. from Fudan University, Shanghai, China in 2013. He has completed his training as a Post-doc fellow in Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School from 2017 to 2019. He serves as editorial board members/guest editor and reviewer for several journals. He has contributed over 50 peer-reviewed JCR papers and several book chapters. His research interests include biomarkers, brain injury, neuroscience, molecular and cell biology, pharmacology and pharmacy.
Ali Maleki Iran University of Science and Technology Tehran (Iran)
Dr. Ali Maleki received his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 2009. He started his career as an Assistant Professor in Iran University of Science and Technology in 2010, where he is currently Associate Professor. His research interests focus on design and development of novel catalysts, nanochemistry and green chemistry. He has more than 100 ISI-JCR publications. He has been selected as a distinguished researcher of IUST within 2010-2017. Dr. Maleki was awarded the 2016 IUPAC prize for green chemistry.
B. Mathew Ahalia School of Pharmacy Kerala (India)
Dr. Bijo Mathew is presently working as an Associate Professor in Ahalia School of Pharmacy, Kerala, India and he has also been working on the screening of Novel Inhibitors of Monomine Oxidases and Cholinesterases from synthetic compounds to pursue pharmaceutical agents. He has been awarded a degree of PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) Hyderabad, India in 2016. He has contributed 80 research articles in qualified international journals with H index of 15.
L. Mengshan Gannan Normal University Ganzhou (China)
Dr Li Mengshan is presently serving as an Associate Professor in Artificial Intelligence and its application, College of Physics and Electronic Information, Gannan Normal University, China. His research interest includes Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship, Artificial Intelligence and its application, Computer-aided drug design, High Throughput Screening and Material Processing Engineering, Polymer theoretical calculation and simulation. He has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.
M. Mobashir Karolinska Institute Solna (Sweden)
Dr. Mohammad Mobashir has received his Ph.D. in natural science from Institute of
Molecular and Clinical Immunology, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg,
Germany. He is a System biologist mainly interested in understanding complex human disease
pathways, functions, biomarkers, and look for potential drug targets. Biological functions
mainly arise as a result of the integration of multiple processes interacting across a
range of spatio-temporal scales. The aim of his work is to develop theoretical
approaches which not only will address problems at specific scales and specific disease
but also bridge scales at multiple levels in a computationally efficient and
mathematically tractable way.
Tarek A. Mohamed Al Azhar University Cairo (Egypt)
Dr. Tarek A. Mohamed is presently serving as a full Professor in the Chemistry Department at Al-Azhar University. He has been awarded a degree of PhD in Chemistry through a joint program between the Chemistry Departments at the USC and UMass (USA) with Al-Azhar University (Egypt). He previously served at United Arab Emirates University (UAE), Sultan Qaboos University (Oman) and University of Nizwa (Oman). Dr. Mohamed has already authored/co-authored over 55 published manuscripts in refereed ISI international journals. Furthermore, he is a reviewer in 13 ISI-international journals, and he is also a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of many international conferences.
M.F. Nadeem COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus Lahore (Pakistan)
Muhammad Faisal Nadeem is an Assistant Professor at COMSATS University Islamabad Lahore Campus. He received his PhD degree in mathematics from Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences Government college University Lahore in 2014. His current research interests include chemical graph theory, combinatorics, its applications and applied mathematics. He has contributed over 35 peer reviewed papers in SCI- indexed Journals, and referee of several SCI-indexed journals. He has produced several graduate students. Dr. Nadeem is also a Reviewer of Mathematical Reviews and Zentralblatt-Math.
K.H. Ryu Ton Duc Thang University and Chungbuk National University Cheongju-si (South Korea)
Keun Ho Ryu received his Ph.D. degree in computer science and engineering from Yonsei University, South Korea, in 1988. He is an Honorary Doctorate of the National University of Mongolia. He is currently a Professor at the Faculty of Information Technology in Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam, as well as an Emeritus and Invited Professor at Chungbuk National University, South Korea. He has worked at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, as a Postdoctoral and a Research Scientist, and also at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, South Korea, as a Senior Researcher. He has published or presented over 1000 referred technical articles in various journals and international conferences, in addition to authoring several books. His research interests include temporal databases, spatiotemporal databases, temporal GIS, stream data processing, knowledge-based information retrieval, data mining, biomedical informatics, and bioinformatics. He is also a Life Member of IEEE and has been a member of the ACM since 1983.
M.Z.M. Salem Alexandria University Alexandria (Egypt)
Mohamed Z.M. Salem received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Forestry and Wood Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, Egypt, and the Ph.D. from the Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic, in 1999, 2004 and 2011, respectively. He is currently an Associate professor in the Department of Forestry and Wood Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, Egypt. His research is in the areas of bioactivities of natural products, identification and characterization of extracted natural chemical compounds, wood-treated biofungicides, nanoparticle application and formaldehyde emission from wood-based panels. Several related works have been published by the Journal of Cleaner Production, Industrial Crops, and Products, BioResources, Molecules, Science of the Total Environment, Microbial Pathogenesis, etc. He is also enrolled as an editorial board member of several scientific Journals.
T.Y. Sun Stanford School of Medicine Stanford, CA (USA)
Thomas Yang Sun received a B.A. in Philosophy from the Columbia University, New York, in 2007. He did his M.D. M.H.S. from the Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT in 2012. He also did Post-graduate training from the Residency in Internal Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA in 2017. He has published several research/review papers in well-reputed journals. Besides, he is a Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (2019) and American College of Physicians (2017). Also, an Applicant Interviewer at the Columbia Alumni Representatives Committee.
Z. Tu Wuhan University Wuhan (China)
Zhigang Tu started his Master's Degree in image processing at the School of Electronic Information, Wuhan University, China, 2008. In 2015, he received a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Utrecht University, Netherlands. From 2015 to 2016, he was a postdoctoral researcher at Arizona State University, US. Then from 2016 to 2018, he was a research fellow at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is currently a Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote sensing, Wuhan University. His research interests include computer vision, image processing, video analytics, and machine learning. Special for motion estimation, object segmentation, object tracking, action recognition and localization, and anomaly detection. He has published more than 40 papers in several journals.
B. Uslu Ankara University Ankara (Turkey)
Prof. Bengi Uslu is currently a full Professor at Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Turkey. Her areas of interest are electrochemistry, nano/biosensors, drug analysis, redox mechanisms of drugs, spectrophotometry, validation, separation techniques, method development, research, and development. Her postdoctoral research was sponsored by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and was conducted with Prof. Emil Palecek in the Czech Republic. She has published as author and co-author of more than 200 scientific articles and publications.
Zhiwei Yang Xi'an Jiaotong University Shaanxi (China)
Dr. Zhiwei Yang is the Assistant Professor of the School of Science at Xi’an Jiaotong University. He received his Ph.D. from Northeast Forestry University, P.R. China in 2011. His research is in the area of Condensed Matter Physics in Living Systems. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in SCI-indexed journals.
L-M. Yuan Wenzhou University Wenzhou (China)
Dr. Lei-ming Yuan is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the College of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Wenzhou University. He graduated in the 2016 year and researched in signal processing and data mining for chemical compositional analysis and classification. Since five years, he has been publishing several scientific papers in distinguished journals.
P. Zheng University of Canterbury Christchurch (New Zealand)
Dr. Pan Zheng received a PhD and Master of Science (Computer Science) from the Universiti Sains Malaysia and Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) Information Systems Engineering from the Multimedia University. Currently, he is a Lecturer at the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He is also an editorial board member in the International Journal of Adaptive and Innovative Systems and Cogent Engineering. Moreover, he has published several scientific papers in distinguished journals.
Q. Zou University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Sichuan (China)
Dr. Quan Zou is presently serving as a Professor in the Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. He completed his B.Sc. and M. Sc. In Computer Science from Harbin Institute of Technology, China in 2004 and 2007. He has been awarded a degree of PhD in the same field from the same institution in 2009. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM. He worked at Xiamen University and Tianjin University from 2009 to 2018 as an assistant professor, associate professor and professor. His research is in the areas of bioinformatics, machine learning and parallel computing. Several related works have been published by Science, Briefings in Bioinformatics, Bioinformatics, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, etc. Google scholar showed that his more than 100 papers have been cited more than 5000 times.
Gerald H. Lushington LiS Consulting, Lawrence KS (USA) Biography
Biography of Gerald H. Lushington
Dr. Gerald Lushington received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of New Brunswick. The author of 181 journal articles, nine book chapters and four patents, Lushington is currently Principal Consultant at LiS Consulting, and serves as Adjunct Professor of Food Nutrition Dietetic Health at Kansas State University. With more than 25 years experience in the application of molecular modeling, simulation and informatics to a diverse range of scientific applications, Lushington's primary areas of focus are in drug discovery and pharmacology.