Prof. Dr. Vladimir Valentinovich Egorov has his expertise in theoretical molecular and chemical physics. Education: National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Faculty of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (1966 – 1972), Moscow, USSR. He has completed his PhD from Theoretical Department of Institute of Chemical Physics, USSR Academy of Sciences (1981), and he has completed his Dr Phys&Math Sci degree from Institute of Physical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences (2004). He is leading researcher at FSRC “Crystallography and Photonics”, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. Prof Egorov is working on the development of a fundamentally new physical theory ‒ quantum-classical mechanics and its applications in physics, chemistry, biology and biomedicine.
Dr Adiguzel graduated from Department of Physics, Ankara University, Turkey in 1974 and received PhD- degree from Dicle University, Diyarbakir-Turkey. He has studied at Surrey University, Guildford, UK, as a post doctoral research scientist in 1986-1987, and studied on shape memory alloys. He worked as research assistant, 1975-80, at Dicle University and shifted to Firat University, Elazig, Turkey in 1980. He became professor in 1996, and he has already been working as professor. He published over 80 papers in international and national journals; He joined over 100 conferences and symposia in international and national level as participant, invited speaker or keynote speaker with contributions of oral or poster. He served the program chair or conference chair/co-chair in some of these activities. In particular, he joined in last seven years (2014 - 2020) over 70 conferences as Keynote Speaker and Conference Co-Chair organized by different companies. He supervised 5 PhD- theses and 3 M.Sc- theses. Dr. Adiguzel served his directorate of Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Firat University, in 1999-2004. He received a certificate awarded to him and his experimental group in recognition of significant contribution of 2 patterns to the Powder Diffraction File – Release 2000. The ICDD (International Centre for Diffraction Data) also appreciates cooperation of his group and interest in Powder Diffraction File.
Ettigounder (Samy) Ponnusamy completed his PhD at the University of Madras (India) in 1982 in Polymer Chemistry and postdoctoral studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago (1983-87). In 1988, he joined Sigma-Aldrich as an R&D Scientist and worked on many high value projects at various capacity. Currently Samy is the Fellow and Global Manager for Green Chemistry at MilliporeSigma(A business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany), leading the Green Chemistry Initiatives. Samy has over 35+ years of industrial and academic research experience in developing new products, greener process developments, polymer processing and greener manufacturing from laboratory to pilot plant scales utilizing green chemistry principles. Samy and his team developed award winning DOZN system -A Quantitative Green Chemistry Evaluator to calculate the relative greenness of chemical products/processes based on the Twelve Green Chemistry Principles.Recently released DOZN 2.0 tool for customers to use it to improve their overall sustainability. Also, Samy leads the new Greener Chemistry Consultancy Business Developments at MilliporeSigma. Samy is instrumental in expanding DOZN application to both virtual and in-lab curriculum to various academic institutions globally in collaboration with Beyond Benign. Also Samy helped to launch Beyond Benign Organic Lab with DOZN results and working on Inorganic & General Chemistry Labs. Samy is one of the Co-chairs for American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute’s (ACS GCI) Chemical Manufacturer Roundtable and,organizes/chairs sessions at the ACS GCI’s Green Chemistry & Engineering Conferences and, also participated as organizing committee member for many other international Green Chemistry Conferences. Samy is the founder of the Worldwide Green Chemistry Team at Sigma-Aldrich in 2007. Samy has published over 45 scientific papers and awarded 6 US/European Patents and, also 3 US Patents pending.Samy’s work was recognized by The Academy of Science St. Louis (founded in 1856), awarded an outstanding scientist award in 2011 and inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Science St. Louis.Also, one of the recipients of Merck Technology Award 2020 and Environment + Energy Leader, Project of the year Award 2020 for DOZN.
Abdeltif Amrane, full Professor at the University of Rennes. Since approximately 13 years his research is entirely devoted to the development of combined processes for the removal of organic pollutants in effluent wastewaters and gaseous emissions within the CIP team. He has managed 9 PhD theses as thesis director and 3 are in progress; he has also co-managed 6 PhD theses and 2 co-management theses are in progress. He has been involved in several projects as a manager or a participant, as well in international collaborations. He has published about 330 international papers including 17 papers in press. He has also published 12 chapter books and has about 130 international and 20 national oral communications.
Buxing Han, Professor at Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences; Fellow of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World(TWAS); Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry. He received B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering at Hebei University of Science and Technology in 1982, M.S. degree in Inorganic Chemistry at Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, CAS in 1985, Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry at Institute of Chemistry, CAS in 1988, and did postdoctoral research in Chemical Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada from 1989 to 1991. He was associate professor at Institute of Chemistry, CAS during 1991-1993, and has been a professor at the Institute since 1993. His research interests include physicochemical properties of green solvent systems and application of green solvents in green chemistry, especially on transformation of CO2 and biomass into valuable chemicals and fuels. He has published more than 700 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, such as Science, Nat. Commun., Sci. Adv., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Chem. Rev., Acc. Chem. Res., and the papers have been cited more than 28000 times. He has also published 40 patents, and has presented more than 200 plenary or invited lectures at different conferences. He received a number of awards, such as 2nd-Class Award of Chinese Government for Development of Natural Science, 2st-Class Award of Science and Technology of Beijing. He is a Chief Scientist of China Innovation Think Tank; Vice President of Energy Technology Industry Association of China; Chairman of Green Chemistry Division, Chinese Chemical Society, President of Beijing Energy Society. Former Chairman of Subcommittee on Green Chemistry of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), former Titular Member of Division III of IUPAC, and former Chairman of Thermodynamics and Thermal Analysis Committee, Chinese Chemical Society. He is Editor-in-Chief of The Innovation, Associate Editors of Green Chem., Associate Editor of Chinese Sci. Bulletin, Associate Editor of Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica, Associate Editor of Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities, and is serving more than 10 other peer-reviewed scientific journals as Editorial Board Member or Advisory Board Member, such as such as Chem. Sci.(Advisory Board), ChemSusChem (Advisory Board), J. Chem. Thermodyn. (Advisory Board), Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry (Advisory Board)，Energies, J. Supercritical Fluid(Editorial Board), Green Chemical Engineering(Advisory Board), Sci. China Chem.( Editorial Board).
Prof. Giulia GUERRIERO received her Ph.D. at the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, where she is currently Professor of Comparative Anatomy and Cytology, Director of the Comparative Endocrinology Laboratory and Advisory Board for the Center for Environmental Research. She performed Ph.D. work at the Dept. of Pharmacology, Jefferson University, Philadelphia (PA); Dept. of Ob/Gyn, Illinois University, Chicago (IL); Dept. of Physiology, OHSU, Portland (OR) and post-doc work at the Penn University, Philadelphia (PA), USA. Her research efforts have focused on the correlation between oxidants and antioxidants in physiological defenses; on the role of steroid receptors in reproduction and, on the importance of barcoding in the species-specific molecular responses evaluation. She is currently conducting research on reproductive health effects of environmental and biological pollution, sustainable economies and fisheries, and resilient systems. She has worked in several working groups and technical committees and, as unit coordinator, in national and international projects. She has organized and participated in international conferences. She has published manuscripts in relevant refereed international journals. She is currently serving as Editor and Co-Editor of several international journals. Further, she is a reviewer of international journal conference papers, books, research thesis, national and international research proposals as well as a BIES external examiner for UNESCO. She is a member of national and international scientific societies, member of Amphibian Survival Alliance and of barcodingitaly consortium. Since 2011 she is a representative of bilateral agreements between Federico II University and universities and research centers in Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Malaysia and Japan.
Dr Leon Burgess-Dean is the creator of CalAlSil™. A management professional, innovator, chemist and materials engineer, Leon has over 20 years of experience in procurement management, technical, research and laboratory management of building products and construction materials facilities. In addition, Leon has specialist and extensive experience in developing solutions to difficult problems in construction, manufacturing and capital projects. Leon has a Bachelor of Applied Chemistry with Honours which was followed by a Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration completed in 2005. Leon’s expertise is in the complex chemical and material interactions between multi-component aqueous environments and heterogeneous brittle materials.
Prof. Jose Ramon Barros Cantalice is an Agricultural Engineering, Ph.D. in Soil Science/Sediment Transport and Erosion Processes; and Post-doctoral made at Texas A & M University, USA. He is currently Associate Professor of the Rural Federal of Pernambuco University since 1994. He has expertise in Environmental Engineering with emphasis on Soil and Water Engineering, acting on sediment transport, rill and interrill erosion, sediment yield from watersheds, hydrology and shrub cover relations. He had published 41 papers and 6 text books. He is adviser of PhD and Masters in the Environmental Engineering Graduate Program and Crop Production Program, had been supervised 10 PhD and 21 Master students.
Prof. Gyorgy Keglevich was born in Budapest (Hungary) in 1957 and graduated from the Technical University of Budapest in 1981 as a chemical engineer. He got PhD in 1984 and “Doctor of Chemical Science” degree in 1994, both in the subject of organophosphorus-chemistry. He obtained the “Dr Habil.” degree in 1995. He was a Research Associate at Duke University (Durham, North Carolina) for more than one year duration with Professor Louis D. Quin. Two occasions, he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts for shorter periods of time. Keglevich has been working at the Department of Organic Chemical Technology since 1981, first as the research employee of the Chinoin Pharmaceutical Factory and from 1982 as the member of the teaching staff as an Assistant Professor. In 1993, he was appointed to Associate Professor. From 1996, he is a Full Professor at the Department of Organic Chemical Technology. He has been the Head of the Department of Organic Chemical Technology since 1999. From 2007, the Department headed by G. Keglevich is Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology. Keglevich developed a P-heterocyclic research in the subject of ring enlargement of five-membered P-heterocycles and on the utilization of the products so obtained. He elaborated the synthesis of a number of families of compounds. Bridged P-heterocycles, precursors of low-coordinated fragments, were synthesized and utilized in phosphorylations. The study on the synthesis and reactivity of aromatic phospholes forms another relevant part of his research. Additional research interests for Keglevich include Diels-Alder reactions, low-coordinated P-fragments, phosphine-transition metal complexes, selective reductions, phosphine-boranes, azacrown ethers with phosphonoalkyl side-chains and selective reductions. Mechanisms and theoretical aspects are also of his interest. In the past decade, he turned towards environmentally (“green”) friendly chemistry. It means MW chemistry, the synergism of MW and phase transfer catalysis, the use of ionic liquids, the development of new catalysts, the simplification/rationalization of catalyst, elaboration of selective syntheses and monitoring reactions by in situ methods. He took also part in industrial projects, such as the synthesis of pharmaceutical intermediates and products. This activity is marked by 3 patents. He is the author or co-author of more than 500 papers (the majority of which appeared in international journals).
Dr. Mallikarjuna N. Nadagouda received his Ph.D. from India in 2003. After obtaining his Ph.D., he worked for General Electric (GE) in Bangalore, India for two years before moving on to work with the late Professor Alan G. MacDiarmid (2000 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry) at the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Nadagouda went on to become an Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education (ORISE) postdoctoral fellow at the United State Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL), and subsequently achieved his current position as a Physical Scientist at NRMRL in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is also an adjunct professor at Wright State University, Dayton, OH. He has worked in the areas of nanomaterials and nanotechnology, analytical chemistry, green chemistry, polymer blends, solid coatings, solid state chemistry and drug delivery. He has received several Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards (STAA) from the EPA, including the National Risk Management Research Laboratory Goal 1 Award. He is recipient of “Chemist of the Year” award” from ACS. He is a member of the editorial advisory board of several international journals, has published ~ 250 papers in reviewed journals with a citation index ~13025 , and holds several patents.
Prof. Gordon Huang is a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Energy and Environment, and Executive Director of the Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Communities at the University of Regina, Canada. Since the 1990s, Huang has led over 150 environment-related research projects, produced over 1000 peer-refereed international journal papers (with an SCI-based H-index of 70 in Science Citation Index under Thomson Reuters' Web of Science), and supervised over 100 Master/PhD students. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and the President of the International Society for Environmental Information Sciences. He also acts (or acted) as editor-in-chief for 2 international journals and editorial board member for over 10 journals, and was conference chair or keynote speaker at over 40 international events. He has also served the United Nations Development Programme as Chief Scientist for its Program of Rural Water Resources Management and Drinking Water Safety.
Prof. Armen B Avagyan is the President R & I Center of PO, FA and PAC, Head of Economic and Investment Policies Sub-Commission of Public Council of RA, member of the Boards of the Committee of Financial-Economic and Budgetary Affairs of Public Council and the Union of Domestic Goods Producers, Expert of EU “Horizon”, ERA.NET, EURECA Eurostars, International Cooperation (InCo) and Council of CIS countries. Academic Member of the Greece ATINER Academia, Member of American Chemical Society (ACS), Society of Chemical Industry (US, SCI), Member of Editorial Boards of the following international journals: "Journal of Chemical, Environmental and Biological Engineering" (Science Publishing Group, USA), "Environmental Analysis & Ecology Studies" (Crimson Publishers, New York, USA), "SM Journal of Environmental Singapore) and Chemical Engineering" (SM Scientific Resources, USA).
Feng Xin, as a professor of Chemical Engineering and group leader of Chemical Reaction Engineering, is working at the Department of Chemical Engineering in Tianjin University, China. He got PhD degree of Chemical Engineering in Tianjin University and joined Harvard University and Technical University of Munich as visiting scholar. Now he is Fellow of Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Chartered Chemical Engineer of Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council (UK) and Senior Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). His research interests focus on chemical reaction engineering in reactor design and operating optimization, process integration and intensification. He has published more than 100 papers on AIChE Journal, Chemical Engineering Science and so on.
Ahmed GaberShidied Ibrahim is Professor of Hydrogeology in Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Fayoum University, Egypt. His Academic Qualification, he completed B.Sc.in Geology in 1983. He Compiled M. Sc in Geology - Hydrogeology in 1990, completed Ph.D. in Hydrogeology - Faculty of Science - MenoufiaUniversity ,Egypt in 1995. Academic positions he was been as Demonstrator from 1985 to 1990 as Assistant Lecturer. From 1990 to 1995 as Lecturer from 1995 to 2001 , as Assistant Professor from 2001 to 2006. Working as Professor in geology and hydrogeology from 2006 to date. Former Dean of Faculty of Science, former Vice – President for Graduate Studies and Research for a 4 year team, Head of Geology Department ,Faculty of Science, Fayoum University,Now acting asPresident ofFayoum University, Egypt His Scientific Societies Membership Member ,he was been of the member of Egyptian Society of Geology (1985 to date),Member of the Egyptian Society of Environmental Sciences since its establishment in 2004 to date, Member of the Water Resources Promotion Committee of the Supreme Council of the Egyptian Universities and the Desert Research Center . Accredited trainer of the Faculty Leadership Development Project related to the Supreme Council of Universities, Head of the Higher Committee of the NanotechnologyandBiotechnology Master's Program within the graduate programs of the Faculty of Science , Fayoum University in cooperation with 10 Arab and European countries.