Adriana Greco | Refrigeration | Best Scholar Award

Prof. Adriana Greco | Refrigeration | Best Scholar Award🏆

Università Di Napoli Federico II | Italy

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Adriana Greco embarked on her academic journey by pursuing a Ph.D. in Thermo-Mechanical Systems Engineering at the University of Naples Federico II. This foundational period laid the groundwork for her subsequent contributions to the field.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Greco's career progression reflects a steadfast commitment to academic excellence and leadership. Beginning as an Assistant Professor of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, she steadily advanced to roles of greater responsibility, eventually attaining the esteemed position of Full Professor at the University of Naples Federico II. Her teaching engagements extended beyond her home institution, encompassing notable appointments at the University of Salerno as well.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Greco's research interests center on Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, with a particular emphasis on sustainable energy solutions and refrigeration technologies. Her prolific output includes over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals, with a notable impact factor exceeding 315. Her work spans diverse projects, including investigations into novel refrigerants, mathematical modeling of energy systems, and solar-assisted heating and refrigeration appliances.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Greco's contributions have garnered widespread recognition, both nationally and internationally. Her papers have received prestigious accolades such as the "Highly Cited Paper" award and the "Most Cited International Journal of Refrigeration Articles since 2018" distinction. Additionally, she has been honored with multiple Young Researcher Awards and has been the recipient of Best Presentation awards at esteemed conferences.

Impact and Influence

With an h-index of 34 and over 2000 citations to her name, Dr. Greco's research has made a significant impact on the field of Applied Thermodynamics. Her active involvement in consultancy projects with industry leaders underscores the practical relevance of her work and its potential to drive technological innovation.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As a seasoned educator, Dr. Greco has nurtured the next generation of researchers through her role as a thesis advisor and mentor. Her administrative engagements within academic institutions and professional societies demonstrate a deep commitment to fostering collaboration and advancing the collective interests of the scientific community. Moving forward, Dr. Greco's multifaceted contributions are poised to continue shaping the landscape of Applied Thermodynamics and inspiring future generations of scholars.


A total of  2589 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            2589
  • h-index              37
  • Documents       97

Notable Publications

The energy performances of an elastocaloric device for air conditioning through numerical investigation

Daily, monthly and seasonal energy performances and economic assessment on the coupling of an earth to air heat exchanger to an already existing HVAC system: A case study for Italian cities

The energy performances of an elastocaloric device for air conditioning through numerical investigation

Optimized Design of a Rotary elastoCaloric Heat Pump Using Thermofluid-dynamic Analysis

Evaluation of Thermomechanical Properties in a 2D Rotational Elastocaloric Prototype: A Numerical Study for Enhanced Energy Efficiency

The Development of a 2D Numerical Model of a Device Using the Elastocaloric Effect to Cool Electronic Circuits

Computational investigation on daily, monthly and seasonal energy performances and economic impact through a detailed 2D FEM model of an earth to air heat exchanger coupled with an air conditioning system in a continental climate zone

The Application of Barocaloric Solid-State Cooling in the Cold Food Chain for Carbon Footprint Reduction


Yuan Sun | Civil Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Yuan Sun | Civil Engineering | Best Researcher Award🏆

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

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Early Academic Pursuits:

Yuan Sun embarked on his academic journey in the field of civil engineering at Central South University, Changsha, China, where he pursued both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees under the guidance of Professor Xing-wang Sheng. During this period, he developed a strong foundation in structural engineering and gained valuable insights into the principles of bridge design and analysis. His academic pursuits continued at Tongji University, Shanghai, China, where he pursued a Ph.D. in Bridge Engineering under the supervision of Professor Dong Xu. This phase of his education provided him with advanced knowledge and expertise in the specialized area of bridge engineering, laying the groundwork for his future contributions to the field.

Professional Endeavors:

His professional career has been dedicated to advancing the fields of bridge design, analysis, and monitoring. After completing his Ph.D., he joined Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) as a Postdoctoral Fellow, where he conducted research in bridge engineering. Subsequently, he transitioned into a lecturer role at HUST, where he continued to contribute to both research and teaching in civil and hydraulic engineering. His commitment to excellence and dedication to his field led to his promotion to the position of Associate Professor at HUST, where he continues to inspire and mentor the next generation of engineers.

Contributions and Research Focus:

His research focuses on two main areas: design and analysis methods of bridge structures, and bridge monitoring and construction control. His work encompasses both theoretical advancements and practical applications, addressing critical challenges in the field of bridge engineering. He has led several national and international research projects, including studies funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the Ministry of Science and Innovation in Spain. His research contributions have resulted in the development of precise identification methods for chronic damages in suspension bridge cable systems and analytical models for self-anchored suspension bridges with spatial cables.

Accolades and Recognition:

His significant contributions to the field of bridge engineering have been recognized through various accolades and awards. He was honored with the Outstanding Young Researcher Award by Huazhong University of Science and Technology in recognition of his exceptional research achievements. Furthermore, his research papers have received acclaim, including the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Bridge Engineering (ICBE). These accolades underscore his impact and influence in the academic community and highlight the quality and significance of his research contributions.

Impact and Influence:

His research has had a significant impact on the advancement of bridge engineering practices, both in China and internationally. His innovative approaches to design optimization, structural health monitoring, and construction control have contributed to enhancing the safety, durability, and performance of bridge structures. His collaborations with industry partners and government agencies have facilitated the transfer of research findings into practical applications, leading to the implementation of improved methodologies and technologies in bridge engineering projects.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

His legacy in the field of bridge engineering is characterized by his dedication to excellence, innovation, and knowledge dissemination. Through his research, teaching, and professional endeavors, he has inspired and mentored numerous students and researchers, shaping the future of the profession. Looking ahead, He remains committed to advancing the frontiers of bridge engineering through continued research, collaboration, and knowledge exchange. His vision for the future includes further exploration of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and advanced materials to address the evolving challenges faced by the bridge engineering community.


A total of  310 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations             310
  • h-index                9
  • Documents         27

Notable Publications 

Multifrequency-based tension intelligent identification for cables with unknown end-restraints using a metaheuristic algorithm

Fatigue test and life evaluation of rib-to-deck connections in orthotropic steel bridge decks

Nonlinear shape analysis for constructional multiwire cable structures with clamps considering multi-stiffness properties


A structural reanalysis assisted harmony search for the optimal design of structures

Stiffness identification of deteriorated PC bridges by a FEMU method based on the LM-assisted PSO-Kriging model

Determining launching construction parameters of superlong superwide bridges: A multiobjective optimization method using machine learning techniques

Constructional Safety-Based Cost Optimization for the Buckling-Anchorage System of Cantilever Casting Concrete Arch Bridges

Complete stress indicator system for the design of concrete box-girder bridges


Mohammad Ehtisham | Chemical Engineering | Excellence in Scientific Innovation Award

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

Khan Jazan University, Saudi Arabia

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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


Dr. Murugesan R – Agricultural and Biological Sciences – Excellence in Research

Dr. Murugesan R - Agricultural and Biological Sciences - Excellence in Research 🏆

Professional profile:

Early Academic Pursuits

His commenced his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Zoology, exhibiting excellence by securing a first-class distinction. He pursued a Master's degree and continued to excel, graduating with high honors and subsequently undertaking a Ph.D. in Zoology. His thesis titled "Evaluation of Insecticidal Activity of Solanum torvum Against Agricultural and Domestic Pests" showcased his early passion for innovative pest control methods.

Professional Endeavors

His professional journey has been diverse and comprehensive. He undertook significant research roles, including a CSIR post-doctoral project associate position at the Central Food Technological Research Institute, where he contributed to food protection and infestation control projects. His project assistantship and earlier research as a project student reflect his commitment to exploring various aspects of zoology and entomology.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research focus spans an array of interdisciplinary subjects including medicinal plants, molecular biology, phytochemicals, herbal medicine, entomology, integrated pest management, and computational biology. Dr. Murugesan's publications exhibit his dedication to exploring the potential of natural products for pest control, drug discovery, and disease management.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Murugesan has received certificates of merit for academic excellence in Zoology during both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. His notable contributions have been acknowledged through various awards, including certificates of merit and recognition in national seminars and conferences.

Impact and Influence

His extensive research publications in esteemed journals, coupled with his active participation in national and international conferences, have significantly contributed to the fields of entomology, medicinal plants, and pest management. His work in assessing plant extracts' insecticidal potential and their impact on pest control has garnered attention for its sustainable and eco-friendly approach.

Legacy and Future Contributions

His legacy lies in his multifaceted contributions to pest management, ethnopharmacy, and medicinal plant research. His pioneering efforts in studying the insecticidal properties of plant extracts, computational biology, and toxicology studies are poised to influence future research directions in the domains of entomology, natural product discovery, and eco-friendly pest control methods.

Notable Publications :

Evaluation of anti-urolithiatic potential of ethyl acetate extract of Pedalium murex L. on struvite crystal (kidney stone)
B Kaleeswaran, S Ramadevi, R Murugesan, S Srigopalram, T Suman, ...
Journal of traditional and complementary medicine 9 (1), 24-37

Phytochemical residue profiles in rice grains fumigated with essential oils for the control of rice weevil
SE Vendan, S Manivannan, AM Sunny, R Murugesan
PloS one 12 (10), e0186020

Insecticidal and repellent activities of Solanum torvum (Sw.) leaf extract against stored grain Pest, Callosobruchus maculatus (F.)(Coleoptera: Bruchidae)
R Murugesan, K Vasuki, B Kaleeswaran, P Santhanam, S Ravikumar, ...
Journal of King Saud University-Science 33 (3), 101390

(R)-(+)-Rosmarinic Acid as an Inhibitor of Herpes and Dengue Virus Replication: an In Silico Assessment
CRA Samy, K Karunanithi, J Sheshadhri, M Rengarajan, P Srinivasan, ...
Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia 33 (3), 543-550

A Study on Developmental Toxicity and Behavioral Safety Using Ethanolic Extract of Pedalium murex L. on Zebrafish Embryos
R Murugesan, K Vasuki, B Kaleeswaran, S Ramadevi
Advanced Chemicobiology Research, 56-63

Environmentally benign Solanum torvum (Sw.)(Solanaceae) leaf extract in ecofreindly management of human disease vector, Aedes aegypti (Linn.).
R Murugesan, K Vasuki, B Kaleeswaran, S Ramadevi, PT Vasan
Journal of Biological Control 35 (2)

A green alternative: Evaluation of Solanum torvum (Sw.) leaf extract for control of Aedes aegypti (L.) and its molecular docking potential
R Murugesan, K Vasuki, B Kaleeswaran
Intelligent Pharmacy

Assessment of Anti-Microbial Activity by the Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles of Different Parts of Plumbago zeynalica L. Plant
R Shanmugam, S Sivaranjani, R Murugesan, B Kaleeswaran
International Journal of Zoological Investigations 9 (1), 224-232

Phytochemical Screening, Antibacterial Evaluation and Antioxidant Activity of Ethyl Acetate Extract of Leaves of Avicennia marina
MRDKG Vasantha Kumar K, Jayaseelan K.
International Journal of Zoological Investigations 9 (1), 595-601


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

  • Citations      74     74
  • h-index          3        3
  • i10-index       3        3