G. Cruz Federal University of Maranhão – UFMA São Luís Brazil Biography
Biography of G. Cruz
Glauber Cruz graduated in Industrial Mechanical Engineering (2004) by Federal Institute of Technological Education of Maranhão (IFMA), Master in Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering (2006) by Aeronautical Technological Institute (ITA) and PhD in Mechanical Engineering (2015) by Engineering School of São Carlos (EESC) - University of São Paulo (USP). Currently he is Associate Professor and Researcher of the Mechanical Engineering Course of Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA). His expertise are in Transport Phenomena (Fluid Mechanics, Heat and Mass Transfer, and Thermodynamics) and Numerical Simulation of Thermal Systems (CFD), use of various lignocellulosic materials (biomass) or solid waste for the bioenergy production and biofuels, thermal and physicochemical characterization of these materials by various analytical techniques; Chemical kinetics of the thermal decomposition reactions of these residues for the determination of activation energies; Gaseous emissions and/or pollutants formation under different thermochemical processes (combustion, oxy-fuel combustion, pyrolysis and gasification) for clean energy generation.
Z.-B. Dong Wuhan Institute of Technology (WIT) Wuhan China Biography
Biography of Z.-B. Dong
Zhi-Bing Dong is a Chutian Distinguished Professor at Wuhan Institute of Technology (WIT). He spent one year as a visiting PhD student (2007-2008) with Prof. Paul Knochel at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, and then obtained his PhD in 2008. Later he joined Prof. Shu Kobayashi’s group at the University of Tokyo (2010每2011), and worked with Prof. Carsten Bolm at RWTH as an Alexandervon Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow (2011每2012). He made visiting professorships with Prof. Aiwen Lei in Wuhan University from 2013-2014, and with Prof. Paul Knochel at Ludwig-Maximilians-University from 2017-2018. His research interests deal mainly with the transition metal catalyzed C每X(X = S, O, N, C) bond-formation reactions and organic reactions in water.
F. Gouany University of Canberra Canberra Australia
M. Honarmand Birjand University of Technology Birjand Iran Biography
Biography of M. Honarmand
Dr. Moones Honarmand was born in 1984 in Zahedan, Iran. She got her B.Sc. degree in Chemistry in 2006 from University of Sistan and Baluchestan. Also, she received her M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry from University of Sistan and Baluchestan in 2009. She carried out her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from University of Birjand in 2013. Now, she is a member of Department of Chemistry Engineering in Birjand University of Technology. Her research interests include the synthesis of novel ionic liquids, nanocatalysts and the investigation of their catalytic activity in organic reactions. She is a member of National Elites Foundation of Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI).
T.El-S.A. Ismail King Khalid University Abha Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of T.El-S.A. Ismail
Tarik E. Ali was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1975. He is presently full professor of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Education, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Now, he works at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, King Khalid University, Abha, KSA. He graduated with B. Sc. (Physics and Chemistry) from Ain Shams University in 1997. He received his M. Sc. and Ph. D degrees in 2001 and 2005, respectively, in Heterocyclic Chemistry from Ain Shams University. Awarded a post-doctoral scientific grant for supporting young researchers (2007) from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (Egypt) in organophosphorus laboratory, Institute of Polymers, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, Bulgaria. He has published more than 66 scientific papers including 14 review articles, all in international journals. His research interests are in synthesis and chemical reactivity of phosphorus compounds containing bioactive heterocyclic systems.
S. Khaksar University of Georgia Tbilisi Georgia Biography
Biography of S. Khaksar
Samad Khaksar received his PhD degree in organic chemistry under the supervision of Prof.
Akbar Heydar in 2009 at Tarbiat Modares University, Iran. In 2010, he joined the group of
Prof.Dömling as a post-doc researcher at the University of Groningen. Presently, he is a
professor at the University of Georgia, Tbilis and head of a department of pharmaceutical
chemistry. His current research interests are dedicated towards the development of novel
organocatalyst, application of fluorinated alcohols in organic synthesis, drug design and
macrocycle synthesis. To date he has published around 70 scientific publications with h-index of
S. Liu Jiangxi University of Science Ganzhou China Biography
Biography of S. Liu
Shi-Yong Liu received his Ph. D. in Organic Chemistry (2005-2008) from the Department of Chemistry, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Currently, he is working as a Professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Jiangxi University of Science and Technology, Ganzhou, P.R. China. His research interests include Organic synthesis, Catalysis in Organic Synthesis, Organometallic Chemistry, Design and Synthesis of polymers & small molecules for energy applications, Atom- and step-economic synthesis, such as C–H activation, and novel catalysis toward Suzuki, Heck and Sonagashira C–C couplings, Organic solar cells and Organic semiconducting materials for photocatalysis. Dr. Lui has published several articles in well-reputed journals.
H. Ma Northwest University Xi'an China
D.K. Mishra Korea Institute of Industrial Technology Evaluation and Planning Cheonan South Korea Biography
Biography of D.K. Mishra
Dr. Mishra is currently working as Research Specialist at Korea Institute of Industrial
Technology (KITECH), South Korea. He had joined as Postdoc Fellow at Korea
Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), South Korea (In 2010) and as
CSIR-Researcher Associate at National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, India (In
2009). He received his D.Phil. degree from University of Allahabad, India (In 2008).
His research findings are authenticated in terms of 40 peer-reviewed articles. He had
several national and international patents (~15) to his credit. His research interests
include areas of heterogeneous nanocatalysis and conversion of biomass derived
substrates to produce valuable products.
Y. Pu Sichuan University Chengdu China
T.G. Roy University of Chittagong Chittagong Bangladesh Biography
Biography of T.G. Roy
Professor Dr. Tapashi Ghosh Roy has been working as a professor in the Department of
Chemistry at the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Dr. Roy did her BSc honours and
MSc in Chemistry from the University of Chittagong (Bangladesh). She completed her PhD
degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T) Roorkee, U.P. India and post-doctoral
fellowships from USA, Germany, Japan, Korea and Argentina. Her research activities were
mainly centered on Organometallic compounds, Macrocyclic compounds, Bioinorganic
compounds, Coordination compounds and Tribology (oil, lubricant and additive). Her
research interest involves the synthesis and characterization of new biologically important
ligands and complexes, biological study, Environmental Chemistry, spectroscopic study,
kinetic study, mechanistic study, X-ray structure determination, electrolytic behavior study
etc. As an output of her research she has published 75 articles in peer reviewed journals and
books. Prof Roy achieved BAAS Awards twice for best research presentation in the 15 th and
17 th annual science conferences arranged by Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of
Sciences in 1990 and 1992 respectively and was awarded International Einstein Award for
Scientific achievements in 2009. She has been awarded a number of national and
international research grants and some more awards. She implemented 23 research projects
funded from different sources in home and abroad. Dr. Roy had academic collaboration visits
in the Universities of Germany, Sweden and USA under Higher Education Enhancement
Project (HEQEP) CP#3167 as DSPM (Deputy Sub Project Manager) of a subproject. Dr. Roy
has been supervising M.S., MPhil and PhD students since 1994. She already supervised more
than 50 MSc students, 2 MPhil students and 4 PhD students. She attended almost all
Chemistry related conferences held in Bangladesh as well as in abroad and presented many
research papers in conferences held in home and abroad. Prof. Roy is also working as
editorial board member and reviewer of many reputed journals. She is a life member of many
prestigious and learned societies in home and abroad.
G.M. Sulaiman University of Technology Baghdad Iraq Biography
Biography of G.M. Sulaiman
Prof. Dr. Ghassan M. Sulaiman obtained a doctorate (PhD) in Biotechnology from Al-Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq in 2010. Has one year research scholarship at Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research (IRCCS), Department of Oncology in 2009. He is currently working as a Full professor at Division of Biotechnology, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq. His research work has been mainly focused towards investigate the anti-inflammatory, antioxidants and anticancer activities of small molecules of synthetic and natural compounds. He has published over 60 papers in peer reviewed journals and supervised many postgraduate students.
V. Tyagi School of Chemistry & Biochemistry Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala India
N. Uludag Namık Kemal University Tekirdag Turkey Biography
Biography of N. Uludag
Dr. Nesimi Uludag was born in Pazarcık, Turkey. He graduated from the Department of Chemistry, Hacettepe University in 1991 and received M. Sci. in 1993. He joined the research group of Prof. Suleymen Patir at Hacettepe University for Organic research Science, and received his Ph.D. degree in 1999 from Gazi University. After working for Hacettepe University, He joined the Department of Chemistry at Namık Kemal University as an Assistant Professor in 2009 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2012. He became a Professor at Namık Kemal University in 2015 and has been in charge of Coordination Chemistry Laboratory. His research interests are the construction of discovery and development of new reaction methodology en route to the chemical synthesis of complex bioactive molecules. Our main interest is synthetic organic chemistry. His Research focuses on four major areas. These are (1) new synthetic methodology, (2), asymmetric synthesis (3) natural product synthesis, and (4) new materials.
J-S. Yu East China Normal University Shanghai China
A.A. Zakariya Jundi Shapur University of Technology Dezful Iran Biography
Biography of A.A. Zakariya
Alireza Aslani-Zakariya is Academic Staff at Jundi Shapur University of Technology in Dezful, Islamic Republic of Iran, JSU. He specializes in the design, synthesis, characterization and analysis of nanomaterials, modern nanomaterials, nanochemistry, nanomedician, nano drugs, coordination polymers, nano-coordination polymers, supramolecular chemistry and nuclear nanoparticles and is currently working in this areas of Nanotechnology and Nano-Chemistry. His TEZ is Paramount TEZ in Tarbiat Modares University at 2009; He has 8 patent and more than 60 Papers in ISI or International journals. He is editor of more than 5 International Journals and Reviewer more than 150 papers at international journals.
K. Zhao Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory School of Medicine Atlanta, GA USA Biography
Biography of K. Zhao
Dr. Kun was born in Shandong, China where he earned his B.S. degree (Chinese Materia Medica) and Master’s degree (Medicinal Chemistry). After working at Tsinghua University for a short time, he commenced his doctoral research under the supervision of Prof. Dieter Enders at the RWTH Aachen University (Germany) focusing on asymmetric synthesis of natural products and drug-like molecules. He successfully finished his doctoral thesis (Summa Cum Laude) and was decorated with the Borschers Plakette for outstanding performance in his doctoral research. Then he conducted his postdoctoral research at Chubu University (Japan) in Prof. Hisashi Yamamoto’s group where he was a Synfacts (Thieme) contributor providing latest highlights of frontier transition metals catalysis research (2017-2018). His projects were about synthesis of peptides based on metal catalysis. At the end of 2018, he joined the James Dahlman lab at the Georgia Institute of Technology as a postdoctoral fellow where he will carry out interesting projects at the interface of Chemistry and biology.
R.N. de Oliveira Federal Rural University of Pernambuco Recife Brazil Biography
Biography of R.N. de Oliveira
Ronaldo Nascimento de Oliveira was born in Recife, Brazil in 1970. He graduated in
Chemistry from Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil in 1996. His Ph.D. in
Chemistry was co-tutored between the Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University, France, and
the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil in 2006, under the supervision of Prof
Rajendra Mohan Srivastava, Brazil, and Denis Sinou, France. Master in Chemistry from
the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil in 2002. He is currently an Associate
Professor at the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco working in the area of Organic
Chemistry. Has experience in Chemistry, focusing on Organic Synthesis, acting on the
following subjects: heterocycles and carbohydrates. Research interest includes the
design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of small molecules.
C.H. Ünlü Istanbul Technical University Istanbul Turkey Biography
Biography of C.H. Ünlü
Dr. Cuneyt H. Unlu is presently serving as an Associate Professor at Istanbul Technical University, Chemistry Department, Istanbul, Turkey. He received his PhD degree at the Istanbul Technical University in 2010 on the subject of polymer/clay nanocomposite synthesis using polysaccharides. His research areas covers recovery, characterization and modification of polysaccharides, polymer/clay nanocomposites, and surface active material. He also gives lectures on General Chemistry, Stereochemistry, Scientific Computing, Characterization of Organic Compounds, and surface Active Material.
György Keglevich Budapest University of Technology and Economics Budapest Hungary Biography
Biography of György Keglevich
György Keglevich graduated as a chemical engineer. He has been Professor of Chemistry since 1995, and the Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Budapest Univesity of Technology since 1999. He is engaged with P-heterocyclic and environmentally-friendly chemistry comprising MW chemistry, phase transfer catalysis and the development of new catalysts. He is the author or co-author of 460 papers He holds editorial positions at the journals Curr. Green Chem., Cur. Org. Chem., Lett. Org. Chem., Curr. Org. Synth.. Lett. Drug Des. Disc. and Curr. Catal.. He is the member of the Editorial Board of Heteroatom Chem. and Phosphorus Sulfur Silicon.