Bo Xie | Environment Asssessment | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Bo Xie | Environment Asssessment | Best Researcher AwardūüŹÜ

Kunming University of Science and Technology, China

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Bo Xie embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Liaoning Shihua University in September 1997. This foundational degree laid the groundwork for his subsequent academic pursuits in economics and management.

Professional Endeavors

Xie continued his academic journey with a Master of Arts in National Economics from Kunming University of Science and Technology in September 2006, further deepening his understanding of economic principles. He later pursued a Ph.D. in Quantitative Economics from Chongqing University, completing his doctoral studies in March 2009.

Contributions and Research Focus

Throughout his career, Bo Xie has focused his research on various aspects of economics, with a particular emphasis on Resource and Environmental Economics, Industrial Economics, Regional Economics, and Applied Econometrics. His work delves into the intricate relationship between economic activities and environmental sustainability, exploring topics such as the impact of trade openness, technological innovation, environmental regulation, and fiscal decentralization on economic growth and ecological efficiency.

Accolades and Recognition

Xie's contributions to the field have been recognized through numerous publications in reputable journals, showcasing the depth and breadth of his research. His work has been featured in publications such as Science and Technology Management Research, Modern Economic Research, and Ecological Economy, among others. Additionally, he has presented his research at conferences such as ICEMS (International Conference on Economics, Management and Social Science) and ICSSSM (International Conference on Service Sciences and Management), further solidifying his reputation as a respected scholar in the field.

Impact and Influence

Bo Xie's research has had a significant impact on understanding the complex interplay between economic development, environmental sustainability, and regional disparities. By shedding light on key factors such as technological innovation, environmental governance, and fiscal policies, his work provides valuable insights for policymakers, academics, and practitioners striving to promote sustainable development strategies.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Management and Economics at Kunming University of Science and Technology, Bo Xie continues to inspire and mentor future generations of economists. His dedication to rigorous research and his commitment to addressing pressing socio-economic and environmental challenges pave the way for continued contributions to the field. With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration and innovative research methodologies, Xie's legacy will undoubtedly endure as his work continues to shape the discourse on sustainable development and economic growth.

Notable Publications 

Digital economy, structural deviation, and regional carbon emissions
Xie, B., Liu, R., Dwivedi, R.

Evaluation, comparison, and unique features of ecological security in southwest China: A case study of Yunnan Province
Xie, B., Jones, P., Dwivedi, R., Bao, L., Liang, R.



Yin Leng Kua | Waste-to-Wealth | Women Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Yin Leng Kua | Waste-to-Wealth | Women Researcher AwardūüŹÜ

Xiamen University Malaysia, Malaysia

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Her academic journey commenced with a strong foundation in Chemical Engineering. She earned her Master of Engineering (MEng) with first-class honors from the Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, University of Nottingham Malaysia in 2011. Building upon this accomplishment, she pursued a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Chemical Engineering from the same institution, graduating in 2017.

Professional Endeavors

Her professional journey is characterized by a blend of academic excellence and practical application. As an Assistant Professor, she currently holds a prominent position at the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University Malaysia. Her administrative role as the Advisor for XMUM IChemE Student Chapter showcases her commitment to fostering student development and engagement.

Contributions and Research Focus

Her research interests span a wide array of topics within the realm of analytical chemistry and green technology. Her pioneering work in utilizing natural deep eutectic solvents (NADES) for the extraction of phytonutrients demonstrates her dedication to sustainable practices in the field. Additionally, her exploration of novel food formulations, such as utilizing durian seed and black soldier fly larvae, underscores her innovative approach to addressing contemporary challenges in the food industry.

Accolades and Recognition

Her contributions to academia and research have been recognized through various accolades and achievements. Her involvement in research grants as Principal Investigator, including grants from both academic and industrial sources, highlights the significance of her work in attracting external funding and industry partnerships. Furthermore, her publications in reputable journals and her students' successes in competitions and fellowships underscore her impact on the scholarly community.

Impact and Influence

Her research has the potential to catalyze significant advancements in the fields of analytical chemistry and food technology. By championing sustainable practices and innovative solutions, she not only contributes to academic discourse but also influences industry practices and policies. Her mentorship of postgraduate students and active involvement in academic conferences further amplify her influence in shaping the next generation of researchers and professionals.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As She Leng continues to expand her research portfolio and mentorship endeavors, her legacy in academia and research is poised to endure. Through her interdisciplinary approach and commitment to sustainability, she leaves a lasting imprint on the scientific community. Her future contributions are anticipated to further advance knowledge in her areas of expertise while inspiring others to pursue excellence in research and education.


A total of  213 citations for her publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of her research within the academic community.

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  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 7
  • i10-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†6

Notable Publications 

Tunable durian seed gum-derived eutectogel as a novel coating material: Rheological, thermal, textural and barrier properties for enhanced food preservation

Simultaneous Fractionation of Low-gluten Flour and Gum from Durian Seed: Process-Properties Relationship

Sugar-based natural deep eutectic solvent (NADES): Physicochemical properties, antimicrobial activity, toxicity, biodegradability and potential use as green extraction media …

Insights on the potential of natural deep eutectic solvents (NADES) to fine-tune durian seed gum for use as edible food coating

Ethyl lactate as a potential green solvent to extract hydrophilic (polar) and lipophilic (non-polar) phytonutrients simultaneously from fruit and vegetable by-products

Natural Deep Eutectic Solvent (NADES) as a Greener Alternative for the Extraction of Hydrophilic (Polar) and Lipophilic (Non-Polar) Phytonutrients

Simultaneous Recovery of Carotenes and Tocols from Crude Palm Olein Using Ethyl Lactate and Ethanol



Yu Shen | Environment and Ecology | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Yu Shen | Environment and Ecology | Best Researcher AwardūüŹÜ

Nanjing Forestry University, China

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

His academic journey began with a Bachelor's degree in Biological Science from Nanjing Forestry University in 2011. Subsequently, he pursued a Master's degree in Environmental Science under the supervision of Dr. Yanming Fang at the same institution, demonstrating an early interest in environmental studies. His educational trajectory culminated in a Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering supervised by Dr. Xinhua Zhan at Nanjing Agricultural University from 2015 to 2018. This foundational education equipped him with a robust interdisciplinary background spanning biology, environmental science, and agricultural engineering.

Professional Endeavors

Following his doctoral studies, Yu Shen embarked on a series of impactful professional endeavors. He engaged in postdoctoral research at the University of South Carolina and later at the Center of Sustainable Nanotechnology, University of Madison-Wisconsin. These experiences broadened his expertise and exposed him to cutting-edge research methodologies in environmental science and chemistry. His  research has centered on critical issues in environmental science, particularly focusing on the fate of environmental organic contaminants and nano-biased plant immunity in both environmental and agricultural contexts. His work addresses pressing challenges such as the impact of nanoparticles on agricultural systems and the development of innovative solutions for environmental remediation. Through his projects and publications, he has contributed significantly to advancing understanding in these areas.

Accolades and Recognition

His contributions have earned him recognition within the scientific community. He has received grants to support his research, including the prestigious ASPIRE grant for his work on apoplastic peptides in plant immunity. Additionally, his efforts have been acknowledged through patents that highlight the practical applications of his research findings.

Impact and Influence

His work has made a tangible impact on both academia and industry. His publications in reputable journals and participation as a guest editor demonstrate his scholarly influence. Furthermore, his patents underscore the translational relevance of his research, indicating potential applications in environmental protection and agricultural sustainability.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Looking ahead, Yu Shen's legacy lies in his commitment to addressing pressing environmental challenges through interdisciplinary research. His supervision of graduate students and engagement with professional affiliations reflect his dedication to nurturing the next generation of scientists and fostering collaborations across disciplines. As he continues his academic journey, Yu Shen is poised to make further contributions to environmental science and shape the future of sustainable agriculture.


A total of  1215 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬† 1215
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 20
  • i10-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†29

Notable Publications 

Silica Nanoparticle Dissolution Rate Controls the Suppression of Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)

Apoplastic and symplastic uptake of phenanthrene in wheat roots

Role of nano-biochar in attenuating the allelopathic effect from Imperata cylindrica on rice seedlings

Copper nanomaterial morphology and composition control foliar transfer through the cuticle and mediate resistance to root fungal disease in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)

Metalloid and metal oxide nanoparticles suppress sudden death syndrome of soybean

Emerging investigator series: molecular mechanisms of plant salinity stress tolerance improvement by seed priming with cerium oxide nanoparticles

Advanced material modulation of nutritional and phytohormone status alleviates damage from soybean sudden death syndrome

Carotenoid and superoxide dismutase are the most effective antioxidants participating in ROS scavenging in phenanthrene accumulated wheat leaf

Mechanism of zinc oxide nanoparticle entry into wheat seedling leaves


Mr. Rehan Abid | Editorial Board Member | Clean and Renewable Energy

Mr. Rehan Abid | Editorial Board Member | Clean and Renewable Energy

International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Rehan Abid began his academic journey with a focus on the physical sciences. He completed his Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) in Pre-Engineering from Army Public School and College for Boys, Rawalpindi Cantt., followed by his Secondary School Certificate (SSC) in Science from Aviation Army Public School and College, Rawalpindi. He further pursued his passion for physics by completing his Bachelor of Science (BS) in Physics at the University of Gujrat, Pakistan. His major project during this period involved radiation detection and measurement using a Geiger Mueller Counter, showcasing his early interest in experimental physics. Rehan continued his academic pursuits by earning his Master of Science (MS) in Physics from the International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan. His master's thesis, titled "Supercapacitive properties of PANI/rGO/Mn3O4 ternary nanocomposites," underscored his commitment to exploring advanced materials and their applications.

Professional Endeavors:

His professional journey reflects his dedication to scientific research and teaching. After completing his MS, he served as a Research Assistant at the International Islamic University Islamabad. His responsibilities included contributing to the Pak-UK Project on Advanced Energy Harvesters and Energy Storage Devices for Self-powered Flexible Energy Systems under the guidance of Dr. Imran Murtaza. In addition to his research role, Rehan also took on a lecturing position at Riphah International University, where he taught graduate courses in Physics, focusing on Elementary Differential Equations and laboratory courses. This experience showcased his versatility in both research and education. Rehan returned to the International Islamic University Islamabad as a full-time Research Assistant, continuing his work on the Pak-UK Project. His tasks involved the synthesis, characterization, and fabrication of electrochemical energy storage devices. His multifaceted role included mentoring and assisting undergraduate and master's students, emphasizing his commitment to fostering the next generation of scientists.

Contributions and Research Focus:

His research portfolio demonstrates a diverse set of skills and expertise in material science and physics. He has been involved in various synthesis techniques, such as chemical synthesis of nanostructures, electrode, and electrolyte preparation. His research spans the fabrication of devices, handling lab equipment, and actively contributing to article writing and submission. His focus areas include the modification of Hummers Method for 2D materials, chemical oxidative polymerization, in-situ bulk polymerization, and synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials using bottom-up techniques. Rehan is adept at various electrode fabrication methods, electrolyte formulation, and device fabrication for applications such as supercapacitors and sensors.

Accolades and Recognition:

Rehan Abid's academic achievements are underscored by his impressive academic records, including a CGPA of 3.65/4.00 during his MS and 3.25/4.00 during his BS. His contributions to research are evident in his authorship of seven SCI publications, highlighting the impact of his work in the scientific community. His role as a Research Assistant and Lecturer reflects recognition of his skills and knowledge, contributing to the collaborative research environment at the International Islamic University Islamabad and Riphah International University.

Impact and Influence:

His impact extends beyond his individual contributions to research and teaching. His involvement in collaborative projects, such as the Pak-UK Project, showcases his commitment to addressing real-world challenges in the field of energy storage and flexible electronics. Through mentoring and assisting students, he has played a role in shaping the future of aspiring scientists.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

He has laid a strong foundation in the fields of material science and physics through his early academic pursuits and professional endeavors. His legacy includes impactful research, successful mentoring, and contributions to academia. Looking ahead, He is poised to continue making significant contributions to scientific research. His expertise in advanced materials, electrochemical devices, and fabrication techniques positions him as a valuable asset in the pursuit of scientific excellence. Whether through continued research, teaching, or industry collaborations, Rehan is likely to leave a lasting imprint on the field of physics and material science.


A total of  1733 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 1733
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 23
  • i10-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†33

Notable Publications 

Room temperature NH3 gas sensor based on PMMA/RGO/ZnO nanocomposite films fabricated by in-situ solution polymerization
A Raza, R Abid, I Murtaza, T Fan
(9 ) 2023

Enhanced Energy Density of PANI/Co3O4/Graphene Ternary Nanocomposite in a Neutral Aqueous Electrolyte of Na2SO4 for Supercapacitor Applications
S Haider, I Murtaza, A Shuja, R Abid, H Ali, MA Asghar, Y Khan
(8)  2022

Fluorene substituted thieno [3, 2-b] thiophene‚Äďa new electrochromic conjugated polymer
M Shah, I Murtaza, R Abid, A Shuja, H Meng, N Ahmed
(8)  2021

Controlled synthesis of the state-of-the-art quasi one-dimensional graphene nanostructure for high performance supercapacitor
T Fan, L Jian, C Liu, I Murtaza, R Abid, A Shuja, Y Liu, Y Min
(6) 2022

Enhanced photocatalytic activity of multifunctional graphene quantum dots decorated TiO2 film for dye-sensitized solar cells
T Fan, L Jian, X Huang, S Zhang, I Murtaza, R Abid, Y Liu, Y Min
(5) 2022

A Comparative Study of Green and Chemical Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles (CeO2-NPs): From Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrochemical Analysis to …
MA Khan, MAR Siddique, M Sajid, S Karim, MU Ali, R Abid, SAI Bokhari
(2) 2023

Effect of different catalysts and growth temperature on the photoluminescence properties of zinc silicate nanostructures grown via vapor-liquid-solid method
G Muhammad, I Murtaza, R Abid, N Ahmad
(2) 2022

Unveiling the electrochemical advantages of a scalable and novel aniline-derived polybenzoxazole-reduced graphene oxide composite decorated with manganese oxide nanoparticles …
MS Khan, I Murtaza, A Shuja, MA Asghar, CG Nu√Īez, R Abid, A Haider, ...
(1) 2023

Unleashing Enhanced Energy Density with PANI/NiO/Graphene Nanocomposite in a Symmetric Supercapacitor Device, Powered by the Hybrid PVA/Na2SO4 Electrolyte
S Haider, R Abid, I Murtaza, A Shuja
(1) 2023

Exploring the Synergistic Effect of a PANI/Cr2O3/Graphene Nanocomposite in a Hybrid Gel Electrolyte for Supercapacitor Performance
S Haider, R Abid, I Murtaza, A Shuja, A Basit, MA Asghar
(1) 2023