Mohammad Ehtisham | Chemical Engineering | Excellence in Scientific Innovation Award

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Assist Prof Dr. Mohammad Ehtisham | Chemical Engineering | Excellence in Scientific Innovation Award

Khan Jazan University, Saudi Arabia

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Mohammad Ehtisham Khan embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University, India, from 2004 to 2007. His passion for research and advancement led him to pursue a Master of Science degree, followed by a Master of Technology in Nanotechnology from the same institution between 2007 and 2012.

Professional Endeavors

His commitment to academic excellence and research led him to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at Yeungnam University, South Korea, from 2013 to 2017. During this time, he demonstrated remarkable dedication and skill, earning the Brain Korea 21 plus Scholarship award and the Clean Energy and Priority Research Scholarship award for his outstanding performance in research.

Contributions and Research Focus

His doctoral research focused on the development of graphene-based nanocomposites for effective visible light-induced photoelectrochemical and photocatalytic applications. This innovative work showcased his expertise in materials science and chemical engineering, contributing significantly to the field of renewable energy and environmental sustainability.

Accolades and Recognition

His contributions have been widely recognized within the academic community. He received the Best Paper Award in the Academic Category at an International Conference organized by Universiti Technology Brunei in November 2016. Additionally, his poster presentation at the International Clean Energy and Priority Research Workshop earned him the Best Poster Presentation award in June of the same year.

Impact and Influence

His research endeavors have not only expanded the frontier of knowledge but also inspired fellow researchers and students in the field of chemical engineering. Through his publications, presentations, and academic achievements, Ehtisham Khan has made a lasting impact on the scientific community.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As an Assistant Professor at Jazan University, Saudi Arabia, Ehtisham Khan continues to inspire and mentor the next generation of engineers and scientists. His dedication to advancing knowledge and fostering innovation ensures a legacy of excellence in research and education. In the future, he aims to further his contributions to academia and industry, leveraging his expertise to address pressing global challenges in energy, environment, and sustainable development.


A total of  2938 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            2938
  • h-index              31
  • i10-index           53

Notable Publications 

Highly selective catalytic transfer hydrogenation of biomass derived furfural to furfural alcohol over Zr/SBA-15 catalysts
S Kumaravel, JK Alagarasan, AK Yadav, W Ali, M Lee, ME Khan, SK Ali, ...
[1] 2024

Solving the fouling mechanisms in composite membranes for water purification: An advance approach
Y Ezaier, A Hader, A Latif, ME Khan, W Ali, SK Ali, AH Bashiri, W Zakri, ...

Machine learning enabled prediction of tribological properties of Cu-TiC-GNP nanocomposites synthesized by electric resistance sintering: A comparison with RSM
A Samad, S Arif, S Ansari, M Muaz, M Mohsin, AU Khan, ME Khan, ...

Label-free and ultrasensitive electrochemical transferrin detection biosensor based on a glassy carbon electrode and gold nanoparticles
G Rabbani, ME Khan, AU Khan, SK Ali, MA Zamzami, A Ahmad, ...

Enhancing energy efficiency and reliability in floating LNG operation: a hydrofluoroolefin-based SMR cycle with thermo-economic assessment and uncertainty analysis
W Ali, K Qadeer, MA Qyyum, M Shamsuzzoha, MO Qamar, ME Khan, ...

Treatment of petrochemical wastewater by 3D printed biocarrier integrated activated sludge system: optimization by response surface methodology, biokinetics, and microbial …
A Noor, W Ali, T Ahmad, MT Noori, S Anwar, ME Khan, AC Affam, ...

Sulfur-doped graphitic carbon nitride: Tailored nanostructures for photocatalytic, sensing, and energy storage applications
A Mohammad, P Chandra, ME Khan, CH Choi, T Yoon

Synthesis of activated biochar from sustainable bamboo resources: An environment-friendly and low-cost solution for palladium (II) removal from wastewater
Y Rajesh, SR Pilli, W Ali, S Motana, ME Khan, AH Bashiri, W Zakri
[4] 2023

Environmentally sustainable fabrication of palladium nanoparticles from the ethanolic crude extract of Oxystelma esculentum towards effective degradation of organic dye
U Farooq, AK Qureshi, M Farhan, U Romman, ME Khan, W Ali, AH Bashiri, ...
[10] 2023

Adsorption Through Advanced Nanoscale Materials: Applications in Environmental Remediation
C Verma, J Aslam, ME Khan


Ketevan Tavamaishvili | Nanochemistry, Biocomposites, Medicinal Chemistry | Outstanding Scientist Award

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Dr. Ketevan Tavamaishvili | Nanochemistry, Biocomposites, Medicinal Chemistry

Georgian American University, Georgia

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Ketevan Tavamaishvili embarked on her academic journey with an innate curiosity for Chemical Sciences, which blossomed during her childhood. Graduating from Tbilisi State University in 1998, she obtained a degree equivalent to a Master’s in Chemistry in the United States. This solid foundation paved the way for her pursuit of higher education and research.

Professional Endeavors:

In 2004, Tavamaishvili achieved a significant milestone by completing her Doctorate program at Tbilisi State University, earning the esteemed title of Candidate of Sciences in Chemistry, akin to a Ph.D. in the U.S. Her professional journey thereafter saw her deeply immersed in scientific studies, academic writing, and collaborative research efforts.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Her contributions span a diverse array of disciplines within chemistry, including Nanochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, and Analytical Chemistry. Her work has ranged from developing innovative methodologies for analyzing controlled substances like Buprenorphine to tackling environmental challenges such as the identification of persistent organic pollutants.

Accolades and Recognition:

Throughout her career, Her contributions have garnered recognition from esteemed institutions and individuals worldwide. Noteworthy accolades include receiving funding awards for her research endeavors, commendations from government officials including the President and Prime Minister of Georgia, and acknowledgment from international bodies like the U.S. Embassy.

Impact and Influence:

Her impact extends beyond academia, as evidenced by her involvement in projects with real-world implications. Her role in improving forensic analysis methodologies and securing FDA approval for medical methodologies underscores her influence in both scientific and regulatory spheres.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

As Tavamaishvili continues her research journey, her focus on investigating new nanomaterials for medical applications promises to contribute significantly to the field of medicine. Her legacy lies in her dedication to advancing scientific knowledge and translating research findings into tangible solutions for societal challenges.

Notable Publications

Air pollution modeling and its application XIX
C Borrego, AI Miranda
(5) 2008

Theoretical review and clinical use. Quantitative assessment of the autonomic nervous system based on heart rate variability analysis. Valley Stream, NY: Intellewave
A Riftine
(4) 2016

Theoretical review and clinical use
A Riftine
(2) 2016

Biomimetic VEGF-loaded bilayer scaffold fabricated by 3D printing and electrospinning techniques for skin regeneration
AMD Pajooh, M Tavakoli, MH Al-Musawi, A Karimi, E Salehi, ...

Recent advances in nanocarrier-based targeted drug delivery: for lung, colon, and breast cancers
P Sabouri, S Bahdori, A Mohsennejadesaniyani, SMR Hosseini, ...

Journal of Composites and Compounds
W He, Y Wang, L Zhong, SA Delbari, AS Namini, D Kim, HW Jang, ...

Estimation of sources of environmental contamination by polychlorinated biphenyls on the territory of Georgia
KG Ketevan Tavamaishvili, Koba Amirkhanashvili

Research mercury organic compounds created in the system: Hg (II)-Fulvic acid by the method GC
N Buachidze, K Chikviladze, K Tavamaishvili

Recent advances in nanocarrier-based targeted drug delivery for lung, colon, and breast cancers
LA Marika Sulashvili, Darya Nejadkoorki, Ketevan Tavamaishvili, Husain ...

Intellewave Heart Rate Variability testing with clusterization of Spectral Function Components
A Riftine

GEORGIAN Engineering News 2006, Vol. 3
KD Amirkhanashvili, KG Tavamaishvili, KM Gamkrelidze

KD Amirkhanaslivili, LG Eprikashvili, KG Tavamaishvili


Niyi Babatunde Ishola | Chemical Engineering| Best Researcher Award

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Dr. Niyi Babatunde Ishola | Chemical Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Borealis Polymer Oy | Finland

Professional Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Niyi Babatunde Ishola commenced his academic journey with a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Nigeria, in 2011. Building upon this foundation, he pursued a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ife, Nigeria, completing it in 2016. Subsequently, he ventured into doctoral studies at Universite de Lyon1, Lyon, France, achieving a Ph.D. in Process Engineering in 2022.

Professional Endeavors

His professional trajectory encompasses diverse roles across international borders. Notably, at Borealis Polymers Oy, Finland, he contributed significantly to research and development, focusing on olefin polymerization catalysts, bench-scale polymerization behavior, and catalyst performance evaluation. Concurrently, as a Doctoral Researcher at CP2M Laboratory, CPE, Lyon, France, he delved into extensive research involving gas phase ethylene polymerization, catalyst synthesis, sorption experiments, and high-throughput reactor studies. Furthermore, Ishola has served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the Chemical Engineering Department of OAU, Nigeria. In this capacity, he mentored students, assisted in tutorials, and explored biodiesel synthesis and catalyst production methodologies.

Contributions and Research Focus

Hisresearch contributions are prolific and multidimensional, spanning numerous publications across esteemed journals. His research primarily revolves around process engineering, polymerization kinetics, catalyst development, biodiesel synthesis, sorption experiments, and modeling techniques. Notably, he has investigated the application of machine learning, genetic neuro-computing models, and artificial intelligence for insights into various industrial processes such as membrane performance, biodiesel production, and pollutant degradation. His expertise encompasses diverse methodologies, including Design of Experiment, Response Surface Methodology, Neural Networks, and Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference Systems, applied in optimizing and modeling chemical processes.

Accolades and Recognition

Ishola's dedication and scholarly prowess have earned him prestigious scholarships, including the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (Nigeria) scholarship in collaboration with Ministere Affaires Estrangeres (France), along with the NRF-TWAS African Renaissance Doctoral Scholarship at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Impact and Influence

Through his extensive research and scholarly publications, Niyi Babatunde Ishola has significantly contributed to the field of chemical engineering, particularly in polymerization kinetics, catalyst development, and alternative energy sources such as biodiesel production. His utilization of advanced modeling techniques and innovative methodologies has widened the horizons of process engineering and sustainability studies.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As a researcher and educator, Ishola leaves a legacy of rigorous scientific inquiry, innovative problem-solving, and multidisciplinary exploration. His commitment to advancing the frontiers of chemical engineering and sustainability science is evident through his prolific publications and ongoing contributions to academia. His future endeavors are anticipated to continue shaping the field through cutting-edge research, mentorship, and scholarly contributions.



A total of  103 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            516
  • h-index               8
  • i10-index            8

Notable Publications 

E Betiku, VO Odude, NB Ishola, A Bamimore, AS Osunleke, AA Okeleye
(135 ) 2016
Development of a Novel Mesoporous Biocatalyst Derived from Kola Nut Pod Husk for Conversion of Kariya Seed Oil to Methyl Esters: A Case of Synthesis …
E Betiku, AA Okeleye, NB Ishola, AS Osunleke, TV Ojumu
( 81) 2019Application of agricultural waste-based catalysts to transesterification of esterified palm kernel oil into biodiesel: A case of banana fruit peel versus cocoa pod husk
VO Odude, AJ Adesina, OO Oyetunde, OO Adeyemi, NB Ishola, AO Etim, ...
( 75) 2019

Performance evaluation of adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system, artificial neural network and response surface methodology in modeling biodiesel synthesis from palm kernel oil …
E Betiku, AS Osunleke, VO Odude, A Bamimore, B Oladipo, AA Okeleye, ...
( 56 ) 2021

Process modeling and optimization of sorrel biodiesel synthesis using barium hydroxide as a base heterogeneous catalyst: appraisal of response surface methodology, neural …
NB Ishola, AA Okeleye, AS Osunleke, E Betiku
( 43 ) 2019

Optimization of sorrel oil biodiesel production by base heterogeneous catalyst from kola nut pod husk: Neural intelligence‐genetic algorithm versus neuro‐fuzzy‐genetic algorithm
E Betiku, NB Ishola
( 32 ) 2020

Modelling of synthesis of waste cooking oil methyl esters by artificial neural network and response surface methodology
AR Soji-Adekunle, AA Asere, NB Ishola, IM Oloko-Oba, E Betiku
( 30 ) 2019

Adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system-genetic algorithm vs. response surface methodology: A case of optimization of ferric sulfate-catalyzed esterification of palm kernel oil
NB Ishola, OO Adeyemi, AJ Adesina, VO Odude, OO Oyetunde, ...
( 29 ) 2017

Crude rubber seed oil esterification using a solid catalyst: Optimization by hybrid adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system and response surface methodology
CF Jisieike, NB Ishola, LM Latinwo, E Betiku
( 7 ) 2023

AS Yusuff, NB Ishola, AO Gbadamosi, KA Thompson-Yusuff
( 7 ) 2022