Raquel Cantero | Fisioterapia | Women Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Raquel Cantero | Fisioterapia | Women Researcher Award

Universidad de Málaga, Spain

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Raquel Cantero Téllez began her academic journey with a strong focus on rehabilitation and neuroscience. Graduating with a degree in Fisioterapia, she displayed an early aptitude for understanding the intricate connection between physical therapy and cognitive processes. Her academic pursuits laid a solid foundation for her future contributions in the field of physiotherapy.

Professional Endeavors:

Throughout her career, She has been actively engaged in various professional endeavors aimed at advancing the field of physiotherapy. From collaborating on research projects to designing innovative rehabilitation protocols, she has consistently demonstrated her commitment to improving patient outcomes and pushing the boundaries of traditional therapy methods.

Contributions and Research Focus:

One of her primary research focuses has been exploring the intersection of technology and rehabilitation. Her work on virtual reality therapy for hand injuries and the development of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation protocols highlights her dedication to integrating cutting-edge techniques into clinical practice. Additionally, her involvement in projects evaluating driving fitness post-brain injury underscores her holistic approach to patient care.

Accolades and Recognition:

Her contributions to the field of physiotherapy have not gone unnoticed, earning her prestigious accolades and recognition. Her research on hand therapy and orthotic interventions has been presented at international conferences, garnering attention and praise from fellow professionals in the field. Moreover, her commitment to excellence has been further validated through awards such as the Women Researcher Award, which celebrates her outstanding achievements in advancing women's health and rehabilitation.

Impact and Influence:

Through her groundbreaking research and clinical practice, She has made a significant impact on the physiotherapy community. Her innovative approaches to treatment have helped countless patients regain function and improve their quality of life. Furthermore, her mentorship and collaboration with other healthcare professionals have fostered a culture of continuous learning and innovation within the field.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

As Raquel Cantero Téllez continues to push the boundaries of physiotherapy, her legacy as a trailblazer in the field is already evident. Her pioneering research and dedication to evidence-based practice have set a high standard for future generations of therapists to follow. Looking ahead, she remains committed to advancing the field through ongoing research, mentorship, and advocacy, ensuring that her impact on physiotherapy continues to grow for years to come.

Citations

A total of  461 citations for her publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            461
  • h-index              12
  • i10-index           16

Notable Publications 

Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation protocol for thumb osteoarthritis: a pilot study

Clinical effects of proprioceptive thumb exercise for individuals with carpometacarpal joint osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial

Terapia de mano basada en el razonamiento y la práctica clínica

Practical exercises for thumb proprioception

The effect of proprioception training on pain intensity in thumb basal joint osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial

Effects of high-intensity laser therapy on pain sensitivity and motor performance in patients with thumb carpometacarpal joint osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial

Platelet-rich plasma for thumb carpometacarpal joint osteoarthritis in a professional pianist: case-based review

Effect of muscle strength and pain on hand function in patients with trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis. A cross-sectional study

Effects of neurodynamic mobilizations on pain hypersensitivity in patients with hand osteoarthritis compared to robotic assisted mobilization: a randomized controlled trial

Pressure algometry and palpation of the upper limb peripheral nervous system in subjects with hand osteoarthritis are repeatable and suggest central changes

Prevalence of myofascial trigger points in poststroke patients with painful shoulders: a cross‐sectional study

Pressure algometry and palpation of the upper limb peripheral nervous system in subjects with hand osteoarthritis are repeatable and suggest central changes

 

Ajda Fošner | Algebra, Functional Analysis | Outstanding Scientist Award

Prof Dr. Ajda Fošner | Algebra, Functional Analysis | Outstanding Scientist Award

University of Primorska, Slovenia

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Prof. Dr. Ajda Fošner commenced her academic journey with a fervent pursuit of mathematical knowledge, culminating in her attainment of a Ph.D. in Mathematics, laying the foundation for her illustrious career.

Professional Endeavors:

Throughout her 20+ years of experience, Prof. Fošner has held esteemed positions, notably as a Full Professor of Mathematics at the University of Primorska. Her leadership extends to directing the Research Institute at GEA College – Faculty of Entrepreneurship, where she spearheads interdisciplinary research initiatives.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Prof. Fošner's scholarly contributions have significantly enriched the realms of algebra, functional analysis, and quantum mechanics. Her interdisciplinary approach is evident in her engagement with quantitative methodologies in social sciences, reflecting her commitment to diverse research endeavors.

Accolades and Recognition:

Acknowledgment of Prof. Fošner's scholarly prowess comes through prestigious accolades such as the Chancellor Award from the University of Maribor and the Award for Scientific Excellence from the University of Primorska. Her leadership roles in academic conferences and journals underscore her influence in disseminating cutting-edge research.

Impact and Influence:

With over 384 citations and an extensive publication record, Prof. Fošner's impact resonates across international academic circles. Her active involvement in collaborative projects and editorial appointments further amplifies her influence within the academic community.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

Her legacy is one of exemplary scholarship, leadership, and dedication to advancing mathematical sciences. Her future contributions are poised to continue shaping academia, fostering interdisciplinary collaborations, and nurturing the next generation of mathematicians.

Citations

A total of  780 citations for her publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            780
  • h-index              16
  • i10-index           32

Notable Publications 

Municipal Waste Recycling Customer Education and Communication in Slovenia and Croatia

Window View Preferences in Various Environmental and Activity Contexts

Additivity of Jordan Derivations on Jordan Algebras with Idempotents

Lie centralizers on triangular rings and nest algebras

Nonlinear Lie-type derivations of von Neumann algebras and related topics

Linear preservers and quantum information science

A note on asymptotically approximate generalized Lie derivations

Hyers-Ulam-Rassias stability of generalized module left (m, n)-derivations

Centralizing traces and Lie-type isomorphisms on generalized matrix algebras: a new perspective

 

Jorge Muniz Junior | Operations Management | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Jorge Muniz Junior | Operations Management | Best Researcher Award

Sao Paulo State University (UNESP-FEG), Brazil

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Early Academic Pursuits:

Jorge Muniz Junior embarked on his academic journey with a keen interest in the field of Operations Management. He pursued a Master's degree in Production Engineering from the University of São Paulo (USP), where he demonstrated exceptional dedication and commitment to his studies. Subsequently, he pursued a Ph.D. in Engineering at São Paulo State University (UNESP), specializing in Production Engineering. During his academic pursuits, Jorge showed a remarkable aptitude for research and a deep passion for understanding the intricacies of operational processes.

Professional Endeavors:

After completing his education, Jorge Muniz Junior transitioned into the professional realm, where he made significant contributions to the field of Operations Management. He held executive positions at prominent organizations, including Ford Motor Company, where he gained invaluable industry experience. Additionally, he served as an Associate Professor at São Paulo State University (UNESP), imparting his knowledge and expertise to future generations of professionals. Jorge's diverse professional background equipped him with a comprehensive understanding of operational challenges and strategies for improvement.

Contributions and Research Focus:

His research endeavors have been primarily focused on Operations Management, with a particular emphasis on areas such as Worker Knowledge Management, Concurrent Engineering, and Industry 4.0/5.0. His research contributions have been widely recognized and have significantly enriched the academic discourse in the field. Jorge's work has addressed critical issues facing modern production systems, offering innovative solutions and insights to enhance efficiency, sustainability, and competitiveness.

Accolades and Recognition:

His exceptional contributions to Operations Management have garnered him widespread recognition and acclaim. He has received numerous awards and honors for his outstanding research achievements, including prestigious accolades from the Brazilian Association of Production Engineering (ABEPRO). His publications in reputable journals and his active participation in conferences have further solidified his reputation as a leading figure in the field.

Impact and Influence:

Through his research, teaching, and professional engagements, He has made a profound impact on the field of Operations Management. His work has not only advanced theoretical knowledge but has also influenced practical applications and decision-making processes in industry settings. By fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange, Jorge has contributed to the continuous evolution and improvement of operational practices worldwide.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

As He continues his academic and professional journey, his legacy in Operations Management is poised to endure. His commitment to excellence, innovation, and continuous learning serves as an inspiration to aspiring scholars and practitioners in the field. Through his ongoing research endeavors and collaborative initiatives, Jorge remains dedicated to shaping the future of Operations Management, driving positive change, and fostering sustainable development in production systems.

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Rengasamy Balakrishnan | Neurobiology | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Rengasamy Balakrishnan | Neurobiology | Best Researcher Award

Konkuk University, South Korea

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Rengasamy Balakrishnan embarked on his academic journey with a strong focus on biotechnology and neuroscience. He obtained his Master of Science in Biotechnology from Annamalai University, India, where he delved into the neuroprotective role of lutein in experimental Parkinson's disease models. His academic prowess led him to pursue a Master of Philosophy and eventually a Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology from Periyar University, India, where he investigated the neuroprotective effects of isolongifolene against Parkinson's disease.

Professional Endeavors

With a solid foundation in neuroscience research, He transitioned into a post-doctoral role at Konkuk University, Republic of Korea, focusing on deciphering the underlying causes of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Recognized for his excellence, he was awarded the BK-21 award for the year 2021-2022 as a post-doctoral researcher at Konkuk University. He also engaged in research mentoring and teaching, contributing to the academic development of future scientists.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research primarily centers on understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative diseases, particularly Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease. He has made significant contributions to the field through his investigations into neuroprotective compounds and their efficacy in in vitro and in vivo models. His research focus spans basic and molecular aspects of these diseases, shedding light on potential therapeutic interventions.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his academic and research career, Dr. Balakrishnan has received numerous accolades and recognition for his outstanding contributions. He has presented papers at various national and international seminars, conferences, and webinars, earning awards for 'Best/Outstanding Oral Paper Presentation.' Additionally, he has been the recipient of prestigious awards such as the Tamil Nadu Research Fellowship Award and the Indian InSc Institute of Scholars Award, recognizing his excellence in research.

Impact and Influence

His research has had a significant impact on the field of neuroscience, particularly in advancing our understanding of neurodegenerative diseases. His publications in reputable scientific journals and his role as an editorial board member further attest to his influence in the scientific community. Through his mentorship and teaching endeavors, he continues to inspire and shape the next generation of neuroscientists.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As an Academic Research-Teaching Professor at Konkuk University, His legacy lies in his dedication to unraveling the complexities of neurodegenerative diseases and identifying potential therapeutic strategies. Moving forward, he aims to further expand his research portfolio, collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, and contribute towards the development of novel treatments for neurological disorders. With his passion for research and commitment to scientific excellence, Dr. Balakrishnan is poised to leave a lasting impact on the field of neuroscience.

Citations

A total of  506 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            506
  • h-index              10
  • i10-index           10

Notable Publications 

Assessment of antioxidant and digestive enzyme inhibition by phyco-molecules isolated from marine brown alga Sargassum wightii

The Neuropharmacological Evaluation of Seaweed: A Potential Therapeutic Source

Standardized extract of Glehnia Littoralis abrogates memory impairment and neuroinflammation by regulation of CREB/BDNF and NF-κB/MAPK signaling in scopolamine-induced amnesic …

Medicinal Profile, Phytochemistry, and Pharmacological Activities of Murraya koenigii and Its Primary Bioactive Compounds

The ageing brain: molecular and cellular basis of neurodegeneration

Design and molecular dynamic investigations of 7, 8-dihydroxyflavone derivatives as potential neuroprotective agents against alpha-synuclein

Natural phytochemicals as novel therapeutic strategies to prevent and treat Parkinson’s disease: current knowledge and future perspectives

Isolongifolene attenuates rotenone-induced mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress and apoptosis

Isolongifolene mitigates rotenone-induced dopamine depletion and motor deficits through anti-oxidative and anti-apoptotic effects in a rat model of Parkinson's disease

Myricetin attenuates neurodegeneration and cognitive impairment in Parkinsonism

Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potential of α-and β-Asarone in the Treatment of Neurological Disorders

Dendropanax morbiferus and other species from the genus dendropanax: Therapeutic potential of its traditional uses, phytochemistry, and pharmacology

Protective effect of Zizyphus spinachristi on MPP+-induced oxidative stress

Therapeutic Potential of Lindera obtusiloba: Focus on Antioxidative and Pharmacological Properties

 

Irisdoris Rodrigues de Souza | Alternative Methods to Animals | Young Scientist Award -6174

Dr. Irisdoris Rodrigues de Souza | Alternative Methods to Animals | Young Scientist Award

Federal University of Paraná(UFPR), Brazil

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Early Academic Pursuits

Iris Doris Rodrigues de Souza began her academic journey with a keen interest in biological sciences, culminating in her graduation from the Federal University of Acre (UFAC) in 2015. During her undergraduate years, she exhibited a passion for molecular and cellular biology, which laid the foundation for her subsequent pursuits in genetic toxicology.

Professional Endeavors

Following her undergraduate studies, Iris pursued a master's degree in Genetic Toxicology at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), where she investigated the toxicological effects of silver nanoparticles using the Allium cepa test. Subsequently, she embarked on a Ph.D. program in the same field at UFPR, focusing on the development of alternative methodologies for ecotoxicological tests, particularly in the context of water quality assessment.

Contributions and Research Focus

Throughout her academic and professional journey, Iris has been dedicated to advancing the field of ecotoxicology and promoting the use of alternative methods to animal testing. Her research has spanned various areas, including in vitro techniques, in silico modeling, and the evaluation of nanomaterial toxicity. Notably, she has contributed to projects aimed at assessing the impact of chemical products on endocrine disruption, demonstrating her commitment to sustainability and environmental health.

Accolades and Recognition

Her contributions to science have been recognized through her participation in prestigious conferences and congresses, where she has presented her research findings and engaged with the scientific community. Her work has also been published in reputable scientific journals, further solidifying her reputation as a promising researcher in the field of genetic toxicology.

Impact and Influence

Her research endeavors have not only advanced scientific knowledge but also contributed to the development of alternative testing methodologies that prioritize animal welfare and environmental sustainability. Her collaborative efforts with fellow researchers and her supervision of students highlight her commitment to mentorship and knowledge dissemination, inspiring the next generation of scientists to pursue innovative solutions to pressing environmental challenges.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As She continues her post-doctoral research at UFPR, focusing on endocrine disruptors and integrated in silico-in vitro testing strategies, her legacy as a dedicated researcher and advocate for alternative testing methods is already evident. Moving forward, she aims to further expand her research portfolio, address emerging issues in ecotoxicology, and continue advocating for ethical and sustainable practices in scientific research. With her passion, expertise, and determination, Iris is poised to make significant contributions to the field for years to come.

Citations

A total of  2298 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            2298
  • h-index              21
  • i10-index           30

Notable Publications 

Prediction of acute fish toxicity (AFT) and fish embryo toxicity (FET) tests by cytotoxicity assays using liver and embryo zebrafish cell lines (ZFL and ZEM2S)

The development and application of a novel hazard scoring tool for assessing impacts of cosmetic ingredients on aquatic ecosystems: A case study of rinse-off cosmetics

Cytotoxicity Assays with Zebrafish Cell Lines

A biocide delivery system composed of nanosilica loaded with neem oil is effective in reducing plant toxicity of this biocide

Genetic variants affecting chemical mediated skin immunotoxicity

 

Debashis Dutta | Food Biotechnology | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Debashis Dutta | Food Biotechnology | Best Researcher Award

Mirmadan Mohanlal Government Polytechnic, India

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Early Academic Pursuits

His academic journey commenced with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Calcutta University, followed by a Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering and a Master of Technology in Biochemical Engineering from Jadavpur University. His quest for knowledge culminated in a Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology BHU, Varanasi.

Professional Endeavors

With a multifaceted career spanning both academia and research institutions, He has made significant contributions to the field of food biotechnology. His work includes roles as a Lecturer in Food Processing Technology at Mirmadan Mohanlal Govt. Polytechnic and as a Scientist-I at the Food Safety & Standard Authority of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. His expertise encompasses various aspects of food biotechnology, including bioprocess design, food irradiation technology, and proteomics analysis.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research focus lies at the intersection of bioprocess engineering and food biotechnology. He has contributed extensively to the development of quantitative microbiological risk assessment models, microbiological standards guidelines, and food preservation methods using gamma irradiation. His research endeavors aim to enhance food safety, quality, and sustainability through innovative biotechnological approaches.

Accolades and Recognition

His dedication to excellence and innovation has been recognized through numerous accolades and awards. He is the proud recipient of the Young Scientist Award by VDGOOD Technology Factory Association, India, and has been honored with a CSIR-SRTP Mentorship Letter of Appreciation by CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat, Assam. Additionally, he has earned recognition as a life member of BRSI (Biotech Research Society, India) and a professional member of the Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI).

Impact and Influence

His research contributions have left a lasting impact on the field of food biotechnology, particularly in the areas of food safety, preservation, and quality control. His expertise in bioprocess engineering and innovative approaches to food technology has influenced industry practices and regulatory standards, contributing to the advancement of global food safety and security.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As He continues his academic and research endeavors, his legacy is characterized by a relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation in food biotechnology. Through his leadership, mentorship, and collaborative efforts, he aims to address pressing challenges in food security, sustainable production, and public health. His future contributions hold the promise of shaping the trajectory of food biotechnology and fostering positive societal impacts on a global scale.

Citations

A total of  46 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations           46
  • h-index              4
  • i10-index           2

Notable Publications 

Effect of C/N ratio and microelements on nutrient dynamics and cell morphology in submerged fermentation of Aspergillus giganteus MTCC 8408 using Taguchi DOE

Optimization and partial characterization of intracellular anticandidal protein from Aspergillus giganteus MTCC 8408 using taguchi DOE

Minor millets: a review on nutritional composition, starch extraction/modification, product formulation, and health benefits

Biosynthesis of low molecular weight antifungal protein from Aspergillus giganteus in batch fermentation and in-vitro assay

Effect of carbon and nitrogen sources on mycelial biomass and biosynthesis of antifungal protein from Aspergillus giganteus MTCC 8408 in submerged fermentation

Mass spectrometry-based proteomics study on Candida infection of Covid -19 patients to discover new antifungal target

Food Irradiation Technology: A Novel Aspect for the Future

 

Weiyu Bai | Cell Biology | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Weiyu Bai | Cell Biology | Best Researcher Award

Yunnan University, China

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Early Academic Pursuits

Weiyu Bai embarked on his academic journey with a strong passion for biology, focusing on cell biology and bioinformatics. His educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from Gansu Agricultural University, followed by a Master's Degree in Biotechnology and currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Cell Biology at Yunnan University.

Professional Endeavors

During his academic tenure, Weiyu Bai has demonstrated remarkable dedication to research and innovation in the field of biology. He has actively contributed to numerous research projects, exploring various aspects of cancer biology, including colorectal cancer, melanoma, and liver cancer. Additionally, his expertise in bioinformatics has enabled him to delve deeper into understanding complex biological systems.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research contributions have significantly advanced our understanding of cancer biology and molecular mechanisms underlying tumorigenesis and metastasis. His published articles, notably in prestigious journals such as Heliyon and Genome Instability & Disease, highlight his innovative approaches and impactful findings. With a focus on inflammation-related gene signatures and resistance mechanisms in cancer treatment, his research has the potential to inform novel therapeutic strategies.

Accolades and Recognition

His scholarly achievements have garnered recognition within the scientific community, evident from his publications in renowned journals and conferences. His contributions to the field of cell biology and cancer research have been acknowledged through citations and collaborations with fellow researchers.

Impact and Influence

Through his rigorous research endeavors, He has made significant contributions to advancing knowledge in cell biology and cancer research. His work has the potential to shape future directions in cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and therapeutic interventions, ultimately contributing to improved patient outcomes.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Weiyu Bai continues his academic journey and pursues his Ph.D. in Cell Biology, his legacy is poised to extend beyond his current achievements. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, he aims to further elucidate the intricate mechanisms underlying cancer progression and therapeutic resistance. His future contributions hold the promise of driving transformative changes in the field of biology, ultimately impacting global health and well-being.

Citations

A total of  11 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            11
  • h-index              3
  • Documents       5

Notable Publications 

The combined characteristics of cholesterol metabolism and the immune microenvironment may serve as valuable biomarkers for both the prognosis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma

Caenorhabditis elegans NHR-14/HNF4α regulates DNA damage-induced apoptosis through cooperating with cep-1/p53

The role of hepatocyte nuclear factor 4α (HNF4α) in tumorigenesis

PYK2 mediates the BRAF inhibitor (vermurafenib)-induced invadopodia formation and metastasis in melanomas

Mitochondrial Deoxyguanosine Kinase Regulates NAD+ Biogenesis Independent of Mitochondria Complex I Activity

 

khaled Mili | Quantitative Methods | Cutting-edge Industry Advancement Award

Mr. khaled Mili | Quantitative Methods | Cutting-edge Industry Advancement Award

King Faisal University Saudi Arabia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Khaled Mili embarked on his academic journey with a fervent pursuit of knowledge in quantitative management and economics. His educational background includes a Master's in Quantitative Economics and Management from the Higher Institute of Management of Sousse, Tunisia, followed by a Master of Research in Modeling from the Higher Institute of Management of Tunis. This foundation culminated in a significant milestone with a Doctorate Thesis in Management from LAVAL University in Québec, Canada, and the Institute of High Commercial Studies of Carthage, Tunisia.

Professional Endeavors

His professional journey has been marked by a relentless dedication to advancing the fields of transportation, operations management, and decision support systems. His postdoctoral stage at the Interuniversity Research Centre on Enterprise Networks, Logistics, and Transportation (CIRRELT) in Québec, Canada, served as a platform for honing his expertise and contributing to cutting-edge research initiatives.

Contributions and Research Focus

With a focus on maritime transportation and logistics optimization, His research contributions have been instrumental in enhancing operational efficiency in various domains. Notable projects include his involvement in logistical projects for repositioning Canadian military bases worldwide and optimizing operational processes at the Tunis Maritime Port. His research interests span across decision support systems, multi-criteria decision-making, and supply chain management.

Accolades and Recognition

His academic and professional achievements have garnered widespread recognition and acclaim. His groundbreaking work in the field of transportation and logistics earned him the distinction of being the first Tunisian student to defend a doctoral thesis online at the Virtual University of Tunis. Furthermore, his participation in international scientific conferences and contributions to scholarly publications underscore his standing as a thought leader in his field.

Impact and Influence

Through 15 years of teaching experience across various prestigious institutions, Dr. Mili has played a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of scholars and practitioners in management, operational research, and supply chain management. His commitment to excellence in both research and teaching has left an indelible mark on the academic landscape, inspiring students and peers alike.

Legacy and Future Contributions

His legacy is defined by his relentless pursuit of excellence, innovation, and industry advancement. As he continues to explore new frontiers in quantitative methods and operational research, his vision is to drive meaningful change and foster collaboration across interdisciplinary domains. With a steadfast commitment to pushing the boundaries of knowledge and practice, His future contributions are poised to leave a lasting impact on the field of management science and beyond.

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Bala Manikandan | Superhydrophobic Surface | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Bala Manikandan | Superhydrophobic Surface | Best Researcher Award

Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, India

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Early Academic Pursuits

His academic journey began with a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from National Engineering College, Kovilpatti, where he demonstrated exceptional academic prowess with an aggregate of 8.2. He continued to excel academically, securing 88.4 percentile in SSLC and 87.25 percentile in HSC examinations.

Professional Endeavors

With a Master's in Computer Integrated Manufacturing from College of Engineering, Guindy, Bala ventured into the realm of academia, serving as an Assistant Professor at Mepco Schlenk Engineering College since July 2014. He further elevated his career as an Assistant Professor (Senior Grade), demonstrating leadership and expertise in mechanical engineering education.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research interests span across various areas, including Metallic Coatings, Superhydrophobicity, Polymer Matrix Composite, Laser Drilling, and Additive Manufacturing. His notable contributions include the development of superhydrophobic surfaces on mild steel and exploration of thermal shock resistance of CeO2 coatings on titanium alloy.

Accolades and Recognition

His dedication to research and academia has earned him several accolades and recognitions, including the "Best Research Award" from 'Science Father' in 2019. He has also excelled in academic courses, achieving top percentiles in GATE exams and NPTEL courses.

Impact and Influence

His research publications and patents reflect his significant impact on the field of mechanical engineering. His work on superhydrophobic surfaces and thermal barrier coatings has contributed to advancements in surface engineering and material science, impacting various industries.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Bala continues to pursue his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, his legacy lies in his commitment to excellence in research and education. His future contributions are poised to further advance the understanding and application of innovative technologies in mechanical engineering, ensuring a lasting impact on the field and society.

Citations

  • Citations             13
  • h-index                3
  • Documents         7

Notable Publications 

Exploring the Properties of Pineapple Leaf Fiber and Prosopis Julifora Powder Reinforced Epoxy Composite

Investigation of Thermal Shock Resistance of CeO2 Coating on Titanium Alloy by Magnetron Sputtering

Braking force & braking time reduction by using four shoe brake system

Corrosion inhibition of mild steel by using banana peel extract

A study on magnetic field assisted laser percussion drilling and its effect on surface integrity

 

Sotirios Longinos | Petroleum Engineering | Best Scholar Award

Dr. Sotirios Longinos | Petroleum Engineering | Best Scholar Award

Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Sotirios Longinos embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from the Technical Institute Lamia in 2004. His early research endeavors focused on the design and integration of wind power in local electrical energy systems, laying the foundation for his future exploration of energy-related fields.

Professional Endeavors

His academic pursuits led him to pursue a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University Athens, followed by an MSc in Oil & Gas Engineering from the University of Aberdeen. Dr. Longinos then completed his PhD in Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering at the Middle East Technical University, where he delved into researching the effect of experimental conditions on natural gas hydrate formation.

Contributions and Research Focus

He has made significant contributions to various areas within petroleum engineering, including production engineering, natural gas hydrates, reservoir engineering, geothermal engineering, safety engineering, and biofuels. His research interests span from waterless fracturing techniques for unconventional reservoir development to the environmental implications of natural gas hydrates.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his academic and professional journey, He has been recognized for his exceptional achievements. He received the prestigious TUBITAK Scholarship and the Nazarbayev University Research Assistantship, acknowledging his dedication and contribution to the field of petroleum engineering.

Impact and Influence

He has actively contributed to the academic community through his roles as a teaching assistant and a reviewer for several renowned journals in the field. His research has been cited extensively, reflecting the impact and relevance of his work in advancing knowledge in petroleum engineering.

Legacy and Future Contributions

With affiliations to prominent societies and associations in the field, including the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, Dr. Longinos continues to shape the future of petroleum engineering. His proficiency in multiple languages and his commitment to interdisciplinary research positions him as a leading figure in addressing the complex challenges facing the energy industry. His legacy lies in his dedication to advancing knowledge and finding sustainable solutions for the energy sector, ensuring a bright future for generations to come.

Citations

A total of  515 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            515
  • h-index              15
  • i10-index           20

Notable Publications 

Numerical simulations of gas production from Class 1 hydrate and Class 3 hydrate in the Nile Delta of the Mediterranean Sea

Effects of microbiological contamination in the quality of biodiesel fuels

Does the Mediterranean Sea have potential for producing gas hydrates?

A short review on the N, N-Dimethylacrylamide-based hydrogels

Investigation of gas seepages in Thessaloniki mud volcano in the Mediterranean Sea

Kinetic analysis of methane–propane hydrate formation by the use of different impellers

Are the amino acids inhibitors or promoters on methane (95%)–propane (5%) hydrate formation?

The effect of experimental conditions on methane hydrate formation by the use of single and dual impellers

The gas hydrate potential of the Eastern Mediterranean basin

Kinetic analysis of CO2 hydrate formation by the use of different impellers

Examination of behavior of lysine on methane (95%)–propane (5%) hydrate formation by the use of different impellers