Muhammad Rajibul Haque Akanda |Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Muhammad Rajibul Haque Akanda |Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Jagannath University | Bangladesh

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Muhammad Rajibul Haque Akanda's academic journey began at Dhaka University, Bangladesh, where he obtained his B.Sc. (Hon’s) in Chemistry with minors in Physics and Mathematics in 2005. He excelled in his studies, earning a 1st Class result. Following his undergraduate degree, he pursued an MS in Organic Chemistry from Dhaka University, which he completed in 2007. Under the supervision of Professor Giasuddin Ahmed, he worked on the synthesis of potential bio-active spiroketals. His passion for research led him to Pusan National University in South Korea, where he earned his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry in 2013, focusing on nonenzymatic redox cycling for ultrasensitive electrochemical biosensors under the guidance of Professor Haesik Yang.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Akanda's professional career is marked by significant roles in academia and editorial positions. He began his teaching career as a Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at Jagannath University, Dhaka, in 2013. His dedication and expertise earned him promotions to Assistant Professor in 2015 and Associate Professor in 2020. Dr. Akanda's academic career is complemented by his post-doctoral research fellowships at prestigious institutions, including Pusan National University in South Korea and Nanjing University in China. He has also served as an associate editor for the International Journal of Petrochemical Science and Engineering (IPCSE) since 2016 and has been an editorial member of the International Journal of Green Chemistry and the International Journal of Analytical and Applied Chemistry since 2018.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Akanda's research is centered on developing novel, commercially viable, and highly sensitive electrochemical sensors and biosensors. His work includes advancements in microfluidic biosensors and lateral flow bioassays using electrochemical redox cycling for the ultra-low detection of oligonucleotides, proteins, and various biomarkers. He is also engaged in the development of nanomaterials and nanocomposites through green technology, with applications in electro-catalysis and biomedicine. One of his notable future projects involves creating cost-effective, user-friendly portable POCT devices for use by untrained personnel in developing countries.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Dr. Akanda has received numerous awards and fellowships in recognition of his outstanding research contributions. These include the Best Graduate Researcher Award from Pusan National University in 2013, several Best Oral and Poster Presentation Awards at international symposiums, and prestigious fellowships such as the BK21 Fellowship for Doctoral Study and the Nanjing University Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Research. His work has also led to multiple international and domestic patents related to electrochemical biosensors.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Akanda's research has significantly impacted the fields of electrochemical sensing and green synthesis. His innovations in biosensor technology have advanced the capabilities of diagnostic tools, contributing to improvements in biomedical applications. His commitment to green chemistry principles in developing nanomaterials underscores the importance of sustainable scientific practices. As a dedicated educator and researcher, Dr. Akanda has mentored numerous students and collaborated with international researchers, furthering the global exchange of knowledge and expertise.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Akanda's legacy is defined by his contributions to analytical chemistry and his efforts to bridge the gap between advanced research and practical applications. His work on developing accessible diagnostic tools holds the promise of improving healthcare in resource-limited settings. Moving forward, Dr. Akanda aims to continue his research in electrochemical sensors and nanotechnology, focusing on innovations that address pressing global challenges. His commitment to education and research excellence ensures that his influence will extend to future generations of scientists.

 

Notable Publications

Preparation of novel green adsorbent (Tabernaemontana divaricata leaf powder) and evaluation of its dye (malachite green) removal capacity, mechanism, kinetics, and phytotoxicity 2024

Binding Agents and Packaging Materials of Supercapacitors from Biomass 2023

 

 

 

Vijayalakshmi Venkatesan | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Venkatesan | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology | Best Researcher Award

Regenerative Research Sciences Private Limited | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Venkatesan began her academic journey with a B.Sc. in Botany, Zoology, and Chemistry, achieving First Class with Distinction. She pursued her passion further with an M.Sc. in Biochemistry, securing the second rank in the university. Her academic pursuit culminated in a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the National Institute of Nutrition/Osmania University. Following this, she engaged in postdoctoral research at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Venkatesan's professional journey has been marked by significant roles in academia and research. She served as the Director-Grade Scientist and Head of Cell & Molecular Biology and Stem Cell Research at the National Institute of Nutrition, ICMR, Hyderabad. Currently, she holds the position of Director-Research at Movva Health Care LLP, RegenOrthoSport, where she continues to contribute to cutting-edge research in biochemistry and stem cell research.

Contributions and Research Focus

Her research focuses on regenerative medicine, particularly in addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like diabetes, obesity, and knee osteoarthritis. Dr. Vijayalakshmi Venkatesan's work involves understanding the pathophysiology of these diseases at the cellular and molecular levels. She has made significant strides in the isolation, characterization, and therapeutic application of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) derived from various sources, including placenta and bone marrow. Additionally, her research explores the potential of nutraceuticals in managing these conditions, highlighting the beneficial effects of compounds like stigmasterol, gingerol, and shogaol.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Venkatesan's contributions to the field have been recognized through numerous awards and honors. She has been felicitated with awards such as the Woman of Excellence Award, Venus International Award for Excellence in Biochemistry and Stem Cell Research, and the Dr. S.N. Acharya Felicitation Award. Her expertise has also earned her fellowship status in prestigious organizations like the National Academy of Medical Sciences and the Telangana Academy of Sciences.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Venkatesan's research has left a significant impact on both academia and clinical practice. Her findings have been published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, with over 100 scientific articles and several book chapters to her credit. She has also been granted multiple patents for her innovative research in liver cell therapy and mesenchymal stem cell transplantation. Moreover, she actively participates in various professional societies and serves on the editorial boards of esteemed journals in the field.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Venkatesan's legacy lies in her pioneering work at the intersection of biochemistry, genetics, and regenerative medicine. Her ongoing efforts in translational research aim to bridge the gap between laboratory discoveries and clinical applications, with a focus on improving healthcare outcomes for patients with metabolic disorders and musculoskeletal conditions. As she continues to lead research initiatives and mentor future scientists, her contributions are poised to shape the future of regenerative medicine and personalized healthcare.

Notable Publications

Alleviation of diabetes mellitus through the restoration of β-cell function and lipid metabolism by Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f. extract in obesogenic WNIN/GR-Ob rats  2021 (19)

Elevated ATP, cytokines and potential microglial inflammation distinguish exfoliation glaucoma from exfoliation syndrome 2022 (7)

The role of Lp-PLA2 and biochemistry parameters as potential biomarkers of coronary artery disease in Asian South-Indians: a case-control study 2017 (10)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jairus Nandwa | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Jairus Nandwa | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology | Best Researcher Award

Hebrew University of Jerusalem | Israel

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Early Academic Pursuits

Mr. Jairus Nandwa embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor of Technology in Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology from The Technical University of Mombasa, Kenya. He further pursued a Master of Science in Biosciences at COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Genetics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, focusing on circular RNAs, SNORDS, and miRNAs in cancer under the guidance of Professor Ruth Sperling.

Professional Endeavors

With a robust academic background, Mr. Nandwa engaged in various research experiences, including his role as a Graduate Student/Research Student at the Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics Lab, COMSATS University, Pakistan. He also served as a Laboratory Analyst during his BTech internship at the Regional Veterinary Investigation Laboratory, Kenya.

Contributions and Research Focus

Mr. Nandwa's research interests span non-coding RNAs in gene expression regulation, tumor microenvironment, biomarker/therapeutic discovery, DNA repair mechanisms, and biological data analysis. He has authored several publications and presented his research at esteemed conferences globally.

Accolades and Recognition

His notable publications include research on miRNA-4716–3p and its association with blood cancer pathogenesis, earning recognition in Non-Coding RNA Research. He has also received awards such as the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship and First Class Honors in BTech Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Impact and Influence

Mr. Nandwa's contributions extend beyond academia, with leadership roles in cancer education initiatives and community service engagements. His research and volunteer efforts demonstrate a commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and addressing societal challenges.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Mr. Nandwa continues his doctoral studies and research pursuits, his dedication to understanding the intricacies of cancer biology and contributing to innovative solutions positions him as a promising researcher in the field of genetics. His leadership, academic achievements, and community impact foreshadow a legacy of scientific excellence and social responsibility.

Notable Publications

miR-4716–3p and the target AKT2 Gene/rs2304186 SNP are associated with blood cancer pathogenesis in Pakistani population 2024

In silico analysis of RPS4X (X-linked ribosomal protein) with active components from black seed (Nigella sativa) for potential treatment of multiple sclerosis 2024

Therapeutic capability of selected medicinal plants' bioactive constituents against the mutant ovarian TP53 gene; a computational approach 2023

Targeting allosteric sites on PDK-1 and PLK-1 with bioactive compounds from Daucus carota as a potential therapy for triple-negative breast cancer 2023

 

 

 

Ayan Paul | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Ayan Paul | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Ayan Paul commenced his academic journey with a Bachelor's in Agricultural Engineering from Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, where he displayed exceptional prowess with a CGPA of 8.323. His early education at Air Force School Agra, securing a remarkable 95.20%, laid the foundation for his future academic endeavors.

Professional Endeavors

Throughout his academic career, Ayan delved into various practical experiences, including internships at prestigious institutions like CLAAS India Private Ltd., ICAR- Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, and Odisha Farm Machinery Research and Development Centre. These experiences honed his skills in agricultural machinery design, operation, maintenance, and research.

Contributions and Research Focus

Ayan's M.Tech project on designing an Adjustable Chassis for a Track Type Combine Harvester stands as a testament to his dedication and expertise in the field of farm machinery and power. His B.Tech project, focusing on the field evaluation of Tractor Drawn Groundnut Digger Shaker, showcases his commitment to advancing agricultural practices through innovative solutions.

Accolades and Recognition

Ayan's academic excellence was acknowledged with notable achievements such as securing All India Rank 14 in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2020) and securing All India Rank 64 in ICAR's All India Entrance Examination for Agriculture (AIEEA- UG 2016). These accolades underscore his outstanding capabilities and dedication to his field.

Impact and Influence

Ayan's contributions extend beyond academic achievements, as evidenced by his participation in skill development courses and entrepreneurship programs. His endeavors in remote sensing, GIS in agriculture, food packaging technology, and entrepreneurship development reflect his holistic approach to agricultural engineering and his potential to drive positive change in the field.

Legacy and Future Contributions

With a solid foundation in agricultural engineering, coupled with practical experiences and academic achievements, Ayan Paul is poised to make significant contributions to the field. His focus on innovation and research promises to bring about advancements in farm machinery design, agricultural technology, and sustainable farming practices, leaving a lasting legacy in agricultural engineering and beyond.

Notable Publications

Smart solutions for capsicum Harvesting: Unleashing the power of YOLO for Detection, Segmentation, growth stage Classification, Counting, and real-time mobile identification 2024

Utilizing Fine-Tuned YOLOv8 Deep Learning Model for Greenhouse Capsicum Detection and Growth Stage Determination 2023 (1)

 

Hai Tang | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Hai Tang | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology | Best Researcher Award

Sun Yat-sen University | China

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Hai Tang commenced his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and molecular biology, followed by a Master's degree in bioinformatics and molecular biology. These foundational studies laid the groundwork for his subsequent endeavors in academia and research.

Professional Endeavors

After completing his master's degree, Dr. Tang embarked on teaching and research roles at Guangdong Jiangmen Chinese Medicine College and the Southern Medical University Affiliated Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Foshan. Here, he delved into bioinformatics and molecular biology, honing his expertise and contributing to academic and scientific communities.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Tang's primary research revolves around machine learning, bioinformatics, and molecular biology, particularly in the realms of preeclampsia, Alzheimer's disease, and cancers. He focuses on identifying novel biomarkers to enhance early diagnosis and treatment strategies for these diseases. His contributions include participation in various research projects funded by prestigious institutions and the publication of several SCI papers.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Tang's notable achievements include publications in esteemed journals like Computers in Biology and Medicine. He has been involved in impactful research initiatives, demonstrating his ability to translate conceptual ideas into tangible outcomes.

Impact and Influence

Through his dedication to advancing machine learning, bioinformatics, and molecular biology, Dr. Tang has made significant contributions to his field. His research outcomes have the potential to influence clinical practice and contribute to advancements in medical diagnostics and treatments.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Tang's commitment to staying abreast of the latest advancements and his active engagement in academic and industry communities position him as a driving force in future research endeavors. His legacy lies in his contributions to cutting-edge research and the practical application of his findings in real-world medical and biological contexts

Notable Publications

Lysosome-related biomarkers in preeclampsia and cancer: Machine learning and bioinformatics analysis 2024

Role of breastfeeding on maternal and childhood cancers: An umbrella review of meta-analyses 2023 (2)

Lycopene protects neuroblastoma cells against oxidative damage via depression of ER stress 2020 (9)

Lycopene alleviates oxidative stress via the PI3K/Akt/Nrf2pathway in a cell model of Alzheimer’s disease 2020 (23)

Studies on APP metabolism related to age-associated mitochondrial dysfunction in APP/PS1 transgenic mce 2019 (19)

 

 

Fred Lisdat | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Outstanding Scientist Award

Prof Dr. Fred Lisdat | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Outstanding Scientist Award

Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau | Germany

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Fred Lisdat embarked on his academic journey in Chemistry at Humboldt University Berlin, culminating in a Ph.D. in 1992 and a Habilitation in 2004, both marked by outstanding achievements in sensor technology and biochemistry.

Professional Endeavors

With a tenure spanning decades, Dr. Lisdat has served as Chair of Biosystems Technology, Director of the Institute of Life Sciences and Biomedical Technologies, and Study Course Director of Biosystems Technology/Bioinformatics at TUASW, contributing significantly to academia.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Lisdat's pioneering research spans biosensors, enzymatic recycling schemes, metabolite sensors, and label-free detection of DNA and proteins. His work on electron transfer through protein multilayers and biofuel cells has reshaped the landscape of bioelectrochemistry.

Accolades and Recognition

A recipient of numerous awards including the Karl Marx Fellowship and the Prize of Humboldt University, Dr. Lisdat's contributions have been lauded globally. His leadership roles in scientific organizations and advisory boards underscore his influence in the field.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Lisdat's 181 peer-reviewed publications, 4 patents, and 15 book chapters reflect his profound impact on academia and industry. His multidisciplinary approach and collaborative endeavors have propelled advancements in bioelectronics and chemical sensing.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As President of the Bioelectrochemical Society and head of the "Fachgruppe Chemo- und Biosensorik," Dr. Lisdat continues to shape the future of biosensing technologies. His commitment to innovation and mentorship ensures a lasting legacy in the scientific community.

Notable Publications

Photoelectrochemistry of a photosystem I – Ferredoxin construct on ITO electrodes 2023

Bio-inorganic hybrid structures for direct electron transfer to photosystem I in photobioelectrodes 2022 (9)

A Tandem Solar Biofuel Cell: Harnessing Energy from Light and Biofuels 2020 (9)

A Z-Scheme-Inspired Photobioelectrochemical H2O/O2 Cell with a 1 V Open-Circuit Voltage Combining Photosystem II and PbS Quantum Dots 2018 (38)

Nanobiomolecular Multiprotein Clusters on Electrodes for the Formation of a Switchable Cascadic Reaction Scheme 2014 (26)

Omirserik Baigenzhenov | Chemical Engineering | Best Paper Award

Prof. Omirserik Baigenzhenov | Chemical Engineering | Best Paper Award

Satbayev University | Kazakhstan

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Early Academic Pursuits

Prof. Omirserik Baigenzhenov commenced his academic journey by pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy in 2009 at Kazakh National Research Technical University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He continued his educational pursuits with a Master of Science in Metallurgy in 2011 and subsequently earned his Ph.D. in Metallurgy in 2014 from the same institution.

Professional Endeavors

With a focus on advancing his expertise in metallurgical science, Prof. Baigenzhenov engaged in various roles and responsibilities. He served as an Engineer, Junior Researcher, and Senior Researcher at RSE «National Center on complex processing of mineral raw materials of the Republic of Kazakhstan». Additionally, he contributed to academia as an assistant, lecturer, senior lecturer, assistant professor, and associated professor at Satbayev University.

Contributions and Research Focus

Prof. Baigenzhenov's research endeavors center around several key areas within metallurgical science. His work encompasses the processing and recycling of secondary raw materials, investigating processes for handling magnesium-containing wastes, and exploring sorption and extraction recovery techniques for rare metals. Through his contributions, he aims to enhance sustainability and efficiency within the metallurgical industry.

Accolades and Recognition

Prof. Baigenzhenov's dedication to his field earned him notable recognition, including a state scholarship for young scientists awarded by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2015-2016. Moreover, his participation in qualification improvement courses, such as internships and seminars, demonstrates his commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

Impact and Influence

His research outcomes and academic contributions have had a significant impact on the metallurgical field, particularly in addressing environmental concerns, optimizing resource utilization, and advancing technological processes. Prof. Baigenzhenov's work serves as a foundation for further advancements in metallurgy, shaping industry practices and academic discourse.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Prof. Baigenzhenov continues his scholarly journey, his legacy lies in the innovative solutions he offers to complex challenges in metallurgical science. Through ongoing research, education, and mentorship, he aims to inspire future generations of metallurgists and contribute to the sustainable evolution of the industry, leaving a lasting imprint on both academia and practice.

Notable Publications

Adsorption performance of Enterobacter cloacae towards U(VI) ion and application of Enterobacter cloacae/carbon nanotubes to preconcentration and determination of low-levels of U(VI) in water samples 2023 (15)

Sorption of Pb2+ and Zn2+ions on Zr-Ca-Mg phosphates: Kinetics and mechanism studies 2023 (1)

Deep insights into kinetics, optimization and thermodynamic estimates of methylene blue adsorption from aqueous solution onto coffee husk (Coffee arabica) activated carbon 2023 (4)

Adsorptive removal of acid blue dye 113 using three agricultural waste biomasses: The possibility of valorization by activation and carbonization – A comparative analysis 2023 (3)

Use of Chrysosporium/carbon nanotubes for preconcentration of ultra-trace cadmium levels from various samples after extensive studies on its adsorption properties 2023 (8)

Agricultural waste biomass for sustainable bioenergy production: Feedstock, characterization and pre-treatment methodologies 2023 (16)

 

 

Omirserik Baigenzhenov | Chemical Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Omirserik Baigenzhenov | Chemical Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Satbayev University | Kazakhstan

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Early Academic Pursuits

Prof. Omirserik Baigenzhenov commenced his academic journey by pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy in 2009 at Kazakh National Research Technical University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He continued his educational pursuits with a Master of Science in Metallurgy in 2011 and subsequently earned his Ph.D. in Metallurgy in 2014 from the same institution.

Professional Endeavors

With a focus on advancing his expertise in metallurgical science, Prof. Baigenzhenov engaged in various roles and responsibilities. He served as an Engineer, Junior Researcher, and Senior Researcher at RSE «National Center on complex processing of mineral raw materials of the Republic of Kazakhstan». Additionally, he contributed to academia as an assistant, lecturer, senior lecturer, assistant professor, and associated professor at Satbayev University.

Contributions and Research Focus

Prof. Baigenzhenov's research endeavors center around several key areas within metallurgical science. His work encompasses the processing and recycling of secondary raw materials, investigating processes for handling magnesium-containing wastes, and exploring sorption and extraction recovery techniques for rare metals. Through his contributions, he aims to enhance sustainability and efficiency within the metallurgical industry.

Accolades and Recognition

Prof. Baigenzhenov's dedication to his field earned him notable recognition, including a state scholarship for young scientists awarded by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2015-2016. Moreover, his participation in qualification improvement courses, such as internships and seminars, demonstrates his commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

Impact and Influence

His research outcomes and academic contributions have had a significant impact on the metallurgical field, particularly in addressing environmental concerns, optimizing resource utilization, and advancing technological processes. Prof. Baigenzhenov's work serves as a foundation for further advancements in metallurgy, shaping industry practices and academic discourse.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Prof. Baigenzhenov continues his scholarly journey, his legacy lies in the innovative solutions he offers to complex challenges in metallurgical science. Through ongoing research, education, and mentorship, he aims to inspire future generations of metallurgists and contribute to the sustainable evolution of the industry, leaving a lasting imprint on both academia and practice.

Notable Publications

Sorption of Pb2+ and Zn2+ions on Zr-Ca-Mg phosphates: Kinetics and mechanism studies 2023 (1)

Deep insights into kinetics, optimization and thermodynamic estimates of methylene blue adsorption from aqueous solution onto coffee husk (Coffee arabica) activated carbon 2023 (4)

Adsorptive removal of acid blue dye 113 using three agricultural waste biomasses: The possibility of valorization by activation and carbonization – A comparative analysis 2023 (3)

Use of Chrysosporium/carbon nanotubes for preconcentration of ultra-trace cadmium levels from various samples after extensive studies on its adsorption properties 2023 (8)

Agricultural waste biomass for sustainable bioenergy production: Feedstock, characterization and pre-treatment methodologies 2023 (16)

 

 

Tadele Buraka | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Editorial Board Member

Assist Prof Dr. Tadele Buraka | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Editorial Board Member 

Addis Ababa University | Ethiopia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Tadele Buraka Bushasha embarked on a journey of academic excellence, earning a Ph.D. in Environmental Science from Addis Ababa University. His educational journey also includes an MSc in Soil Science from Hawassa University, an MBA in Business Administration from Ashland University, and a BSc with a major in Chemistry and a minor in Mathematics from Dilla University.

Professional Endeavors

With a career spanning over 18 years and 5 months, Dr. Tadele has made significant contributions to academia and administrative roles. He serves as an Associate Professor and Researcher, specializing in soil science, at both Wolaita Sodo and Wachemo Universities. Additionally, he held leadership positions such as Vice President, Dean of Administrative Affairs, and Coordinator for Educational Quality Assurance.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Tadele's contributions extend beyond academia. As Vice President and Coordinator, he played a pivotal role in strengthening industry-university linkages, facilitating quality education, and coordinating agricultural production and market activities. His research interests cover a wide spectrum, including haricot bean, faba bean, soil agricultural potential, and groundwater potential.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Tadele's dedication is recognized through numerous achievements, including his role as a member of the House of the Federation, SNNP Regional Council, and Kembata Tembaro Zonal Council. He has actively contributed to policy analysis, constitution interpretation, and the evaluation of government plans.

Impact and Influence

His influence extends to various committees, task forces, and leadership roles, shaping educational policies and reforms. Dr. Tadele's commitment to nutrition-sensitive agriculture has left a lasting impact on the communities within the university's catchment area.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Tadele's legacy is marked by his commitment to quality education, research, and community service. His leadership roles, research publications, and participation in national and international soil science societies exemplify his dedication. Looking forward, he continues to contribute to agricultural, educational, and environmental areas, armed with skills in computer applications, leadership, and communicative English.

Notable Publications

Effects of land-use-cover-changes on selected soil physicochemical properties along slope position, Coka watershed, Southern Ethiopia 2023 (3)

Soil organic carbon and its' stock potential in different land-use types along slope position in Coka watershed, Southern Ethiopia 2022 (7) 

Assessment of soil erosion risks in response to land-use and land-cover changes in Coka watershed, Southern Ethiopia 2022 (12)

 

 

Ayomide Afolabi | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Editorial Board Member

Mr. Ayomide Afolabi | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Editorial Board Member

Jovah Farm | Nigeria

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Early Academic Pursuits

Ayomide Afolabi, born on March 28, 1996, is a Nigerian advocate of Climate-Smart Agriculture, demonstrating dedication and efficiency in his academic and professional journey. He believes in the sustainability of Climate-Smart Agriculture for enhancing agricultural productivity and achieving food security.

Professional Endeavors

Ayomide has been actively involved in the agriculture sector, managing and producing various crops such as Cucumbers, Kales, Watermelons, Bell peppers, and Tomatoes. His expertise spans open-field and controlled-environment cultivation, seedling management, pest control, and the formulation of nutritional guidelines. Additionally, he engages in sustainable practices, incorporating Gliricidia sepium and Tithonia diversifolia for soil improvement.

Contributions and Research Focus

With a background in Plant Physiology and Crop Production, Ayomide's academic journey at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, reflects his commitment to understanding the effects of integrated nutrient management on lowland rice varieties. His work extends beyond conventional farming, embracing hydroponics, aquaculture, and cutting-edge technologies like nano-biotechnological products.

Accolades and Recognition

Ayomide's dedication and academic excellence have been acknowledged with honors like the Senate annual prize for first-class honors graduating students at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.

Impact and Influence

Ayomide's impact extends to the global community through initiatives such as the ICTforAg conference and his involvement in advocacy programs like the Zero Food Waste Initiative. He actively contributes to reducing food waste and promoting sustainable agricultural practices.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Ayomide envisions a legacy of promoting sustainable agriculture and addressing global food security challenges. His multifaceted expertise, from traditional farming to cutting-edge technologies, positions him as a catalyst for positive change in the agricultural landscape. In the future, Ayomide aims to continue his impactful contributions, advancing agriculture with a focus on innovation and sustainability.

Notable Publications

Response of lowland rice varieties to integrated nutrient management in a derived Savannah agro-ecology 2023

Nanoscience and technology as a pivot for sustainable agriculture and its One Health approach awareness 2023

The Application of Microbial Inoculants as a Green Tool towards Achieving Sustainable Agriculture 2023