Rufina Zilberg | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Mrs. Rufina Zilberg | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Ufa University of Science and Technology | Russia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Mrs. Rufina Zilberg commenced her academic journey by acquiring a degree in Chemistry from Bashkir State University in 2003. She continued her pursuit of knowledge, culminating in the attainment of a Candidate of Chemical Sciences and Docent degrees, signifying her dedication and expertise in the field.

Professional Endeavors

Currently serving as an Associate Professor at Ufa University of Science and Technology, Mrs. Zilberg has devoted herself to the Department of Analytical Chemistry. Throughout her career, she has contributed significantly to the realm of electroanalytical chemistry and chemically modified electrodes, particularly in the development of enantiosensors.

Contributions and Research Focus

With over 200 publications to her credit, including a monograph and two reviews, Mrs. Zilberg's research focuses on voltammetric sensors and multisensory systems. Her pioneering work revolves around the recognition of enantiomers of antiarrhythmic drugs and vital amino acids. She has extensively explored composite materials for sensor construction, such as polyarylene phthalides and chitosan with various additives, resulting in groundbreaking advancements in sensor technology.

Accolades and Recognition

Mrs. Zilberg's prolific research endeavors have garnered recognition both nationally and internationally. Her scholarly contributions have earned her a Hirsch index of 12 in Web of Science and 21 in the Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI). Additionally, under her guidance, her students have achieved notable success in prestigious competitions, such as the UMNIK competition and the Student STARTUP.

Impact and Influence

The impact of Mrs. Zilberg's work extends beyond the academic realm. Her research findings, disseminated through esteemed journals, have not only advanced scientific knowledge but also hold promise for practical applications, particularly in pharmaceutical analysis. Her innovative approaches to sensor design and her commitment to excellence have inspired countless peers and students alike.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Mrs. Zilberg continues her scholarly journey, her legacy is one of unwavering dedication to advancing the frontiers of analytical chemistry. Her future contributions are poised to further revolutionize sensor technology, offering novel solutions to complex analytical challenges and leaving an indelible mark on the field for generations to come.

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Chiral Octahedral Cobalt(III) Complex Immobilized on Carboblack C as a Novel Robust and Readily Available Enantioselective Voltammetric Sensor for the Recognition of Tryptophan Enantiomers in Real Samples 2024

A Voltammetric Sensor Based on Aluminophosphate Zeolite and a Composite of Betulinic Acid with a Chitosan Polyelectrolyte Complex for the Identification and Determination of Naproxen Enantiomers 2023 (2)

 

 

 

 

Minakshi Jha | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Minakshi Jha | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Homi Bhabha National Institute | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Minakshi Jha has demonstrated exceptional dedication to academic excellence from an early stage, culminating in her current position as a Post-doctoral Research Associate at Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), Mumbai. Her academic journey began with a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, followed by a Master's degree where she achieved first rank in Physical Chemistry. Subsequently, she pursued a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Mumbai, further solidifying her expertise in the field.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Jha's professional journey is marked by diverse experiences ranging from teaching to research. She has served as an Assistant Professor at Vivekanand Education Society's Institute of Technology, Mumbai, where she imparted knowledge and fostered the academic growth of students. Additionally, her stint as a PGT Chemistry teacher at Kendriya Vidyalaya Mankhurd reflects her commitment to education at various levels.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Jha's research endeavors revolve around the synthesis and characterization of advanced functional nanomaterials with a sustainable, environmentally benign approach. Her major research interests include the design of rare earth-doped upconverting nanophosphors for diverse applications such as optical thermometry and phosphor-based white-light generation. Furthermore, she is deeply involved in the development of theranostic materials for applications in anti-cancer therapy, as well as the fabrication of photocatalysts for clean water technology and environmental applications.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Jha's contributions to the field of chemistry have been recognized through various awards and honors. Notably, she has received the "Best Paper Award" at a national conference on recent trends in science and technology and has been bestowed with the University 1st Rank Holder in M.Sc. Additionally, she has been awarded the prestigious University Grant Commission (UGC) Research Fellowship, highlighting her academic prowess and research acumen.

Impact and Influence

Through her extensive research and academic engagements, Dr. Jha has made a significant impact on various domains, including health, energy, sensing, security, environment, and commercial applications. Her innovative approaches to material synthesis and characterization have the potential to address critical challenges in these areas, contributing to the advancement of science and technology.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Minakshi Jha's legacy lies in her relentless pursuit of knowledge and her commitment to scientific exploration. With a vision to create a vibrant, knowledge-oriented environment conducive to academic excellence, she aims to inspire future generations of scientists and contribute her expertise towards nation-building. Her future contributions are poised to further enrich the fields of chemistry and materials science, driving innovation and sustainable development forward.

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β-NaBiF4:Yb3+,Er3+:Novel green synthesis, crystal structure, upconversion luminescence and optical thermometry 2024

Mechanical response of silver/polyvinyl alcohol thin film: From one-step and cyclic nanoindentation 2022 (5)

Novel sonochemical green approach for synthesis of highly crystalline and thermally stable barium sulphate nanoparticles using Azadirachta indica leaf extract 2019 (6)

Ultrasonic assisted green synthesis of Ag:CdO nanocubes and nanospheres using Citrus limon leaves for efficient degradation of organic dyes 2019 (47)

Green synthesis of zero valent colloidal nanosilver targeting A549 lung cancer cell: In vitro cytotoxicity 2018 (32)

 

 

Sin Yuan Lai | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Sin Yuan Lai | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Xiamen University | Malaysia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Sin Yuan Lai embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, where she attained First Class Honours. She continued her academic pursuit with a Doctorate in Chemistry (Materials Science) from the same university. Her doctoral research focused on the preparation of titanium, zinc, and nickel complexes silica-based catalysts for limonene and 1-octene oxidation reactions.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Sin Yuan Lai has held various academic positions, including Assistant Professor at Xiamen University Malaysia and Southern University College. She has extensive experience in teaching, research, and administrative duties, contributing significantly to the academic community. She has also served as a research fellow and postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Sustainable Nanomaterials (CSNano), Ibnu Sina Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (ISIS-IR), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Contributions and Research Focus

Her research interests primarily revolve around heterogeneous catalysis, nanomaterials, materials science, photocatalysis, green chemistry, and biofuel. Dr. Sin Yuan Lai has made notable contributions to these fields through her research projects, publications in high-impact journals, and participation in conferences and symposiums. She has also been actively involved in securing research grants and collaborating with other institutions on joint research projects.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Sin Yuan Lai's academic achievements have been recognized through various awards and scholarships, including the POPSIG Award, FRGS, Post-doctoral Fellowship Award, MyPhD Scholarship Award, Best Oral Presenter Award, Zamalah Scholarship Award, and Bronze Award Winner at the Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX).

Impact and Influence

Her impact extends beyond academia, as evidenced by her involvement in establishing memorandum of understanding (MoU) with universities, securing patents, and serving as a peer reviewer for international journals. Dr. Sin Yuan Lai's contributions have contributed to the advancement of knowledge and the development of sustainable technologies.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Sin Yuan Lai's legacy lies in her dedication to teaching, research, and scholarly activities. Her future contributions are anticipated to further enrich the fields of heterogeneous catalysis, nanomaterials, and materials science, fostering innovation and sustainability in these areas.

Notable Publications

One-pot synthesis of regenerative calcium counterions from waste chicken eggshells for SO2-to-sulfur reduction 2024

Sulfur dioxide catalytic reduction for environmental sustainability and circular economy: A review 2023 (4)

SO2 Mitigation via Catalytic Oxidation using Carbonaceous Materials and Metal Oxides for Environmental Sustainability 2023

Environmental Footprint Assessment of Methylene Blue Photodegradation using Graphene-based Titanium Dioxide 2023

Surface-silanised and alkoxylated micro-mesoporous Ni/hierarchical nanozeolites for oleic acid hydrodeoxygenation 2023

 

 

 

Aisha Albalawi | Chemistry | Women Research Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Aisha Albalawi | Chemistry | Women Research Award

Tabuk university | Saudi Arabia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Aisha Albalawi embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from King Saud University, Riyadh, K.S.A., followed by a Master's degree in Jordan, where she specialized in the synthesis and characterization of poly(1-4 benzendimeythelen phthalate) and its absorption properties towards heavy metal ions. Subsequently, she pursued a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry at UPM Malaysia, focusing on the synthesis and characterization of silica and magnetic oxide nanocomposite modified poly(4,4cyclohexylidene bisphenol oxalate) for DNA extraction.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Albalawi's professional journey encompasses diverse roles, including teaching positions at various educational institutions and contributions to scientific research. She has served as an assistant professor and associate professor at the University of Tabuk, engaging in both teaching and research activities. Additionally, her expertise extends to roles as a teacher and supervisor in the Ministry of Education.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Albalawi's contributions to the field of chemistry are marked by her extensive research endeavors and teaching experiences. Her research focuses on analytical chemistry, particularly in the synthesis and characterization of novel materials for DNA extraction applications. She has also explored the absorption properties of materials towards heavy metal ions, contributing valuable insights to environmental chemistry.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Albalawi's dedication to excellence in research has been recognized through numerous awards and honors. Her scientific posters and research publications have earned her accolades from esteemed institutions, showcasing her commitment to advancing the field of analytical chemistry.

Impact and Influence

Through her research contributions and teaching endeavors, Dr. Albalawi has made a significant impact on the academic community and the field of chemistry. Her work has not only expanded the understanding of material synthesis and characterization but has also inspired future generations of scientists to pursue innovative research in analytical chemistry.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Albalawi's legacy lies in her profound contributions to the field of chemistry, both through her research advancements and mentorship of students. As she continues her academic and professional journey, she is poised to further expand her impact by exploring new frontiers in analytical chemistry and nurturing the next generation of scientific innovators.

Notable Publications

Chemical Constituents, Antioxidant Potential, and Antimicrobial Efficacy of Pimpinella anisum Extracts against Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria 2023 (5)

Hepatocellular Carcinoma cells: activity of Amygdalin and Sorafenib in Targeting AMPK /mTOR and BCL-2 for anti-angiogenesis and apoptosis cell death 2023 (4)

Diarylheptanoids/sorafenib as a potential anticancer combination against hepatocellular carcinoma: the p53/MMP9 axis of action 2023 (3)

Formation of resistant starch and cracker products from leftover rice in Saudi Arabia 2023

Evaluation of Bacillus aryabhattai B8W22 peroxidase for phenol removal in waste water effluents 2023

 

 

Aisha Albalawi | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Aisha Albalawi | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Tabuk University | Saudi Arabia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Aisha Albalawi embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from King Saud University, Riyadh, K.S.A., followed by a Master's degree in Jordan, where she specialized in the synthesis and characterization of poly(1-4 benzendimeythelen phthalate) and its absorption properties towards heavy metal ions. Subsequently, she pursued a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry at UPM Malaysia, focusing on the synthesis and characterization of silica and magnetic oxide nanocomposite modified poly(4,4cyclohexylidene bisphenol oxalate) for DNA extraction.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Albalawi's professional journey encompasses diverse roles, including teaching positions at various educational institutions and contributions to scientific research. She has served as an assistant professor and associate professor at the University of Tabuk, engaging in both teaching and research activities. Additionally, her expertise extends to roles as a teacher and supervisor in the Ministry of Education.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Albalawi's contributions to the field of chemistry are marked by her extensive research endeavors and teaching experiences. Her research focuses on analytical chemistry, particularly in the synthesis and characterization of novel materials for DNA extraction applications. She has also explored the absorption properties of materials towards heavy metal ions, contributing valuable insights to environmental chemistry.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Albalawi's dedication to excellence in research has been recognized through numerous awards and honors. Her scientific posters and research publications have earned her accolades from esteemed institutions, showcasing her commitment to advancing the field of analytical chemistry.

Impact and Influence

Through her research contributions and teaching endeavors, Dr. Albalawi has made a significant impact on the academic community and the field of chemistry. Her work has not only expanded the understanding of material synthesis and characterization but has also inspired future generations of scientists to pursue innovative research in analytical chemistry.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Albalawi's legacy lies in her profound contributions to the field of chemistry, both through her research advancements and mentorship of students. As she continues her academic and professional journey, she is poised to further expand her impact by exploring new frontiers in analytical chemistry and nurturing the next generation of scientific innovators.

Notable Publications

Chemical Constituents, Antioxidant Potential, and Antimicrobial Efficacy of Pimpinella anisum Extracts against Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria 2023 (5)

Hepatocellular Carcinoma cells: activity of Amygdalin and Sorafenib in Targeting AMPK /mTOR and BCL-2 for anti-angiogenesis and apoptosis cell death 2023 (4)

Diarylheptanoids/sorafenib as a potential anticancer combination against hepatocellular carcinoma: the p53/MMP9 axis of action 2023 (3)

Formation of resistant starch and cracker products from leftover rice in Saudi Arabia 2023

Evaluation of Bacillus aryabhattai B8W22 peroxidase for phenol removal in waste water effluents 2023

 

Tigabu Bekele | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Tigabu Bekele | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Mekdela Amba University | Ethiopia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Tigabu Bekele embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Adama Science and Technology University, where he demonstrated exceptional performance with a CGPA of 3.25. He furthered his studies by pursuing a Master of Science degree in Inorganic Chemistry at Haramaya University, achieving a remarkable CGPA of 3.53 and earning accolades for an outstanding thesis.

Professional Endeavors

With a solid educational foundation, Tigabu Bekele delved into the realm of academia, serving as a Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry at Mekdela Amba University for 5 years and 6 months. His dedication and expertise led him to assume the role of Department Head of Chemistry for 2 years and 1 month. Currently, he holds the esteemed position of Registrar Directorate Director at Mekdela Amba University, where he continues to make significant contributions to the academic community.

Contributions and Research Focus

Tigabu Bekele's research interests span across various domains, with a primary focus on nanotechnology, photocatalysis, and environmental chemistry. His extensive research portfolio includes groundbreaking studies on nanocomposites, heterojunction photocatalysts, and the application of nanoparticles in electrochemical sensing. Through his meticulous investigations, Tigabu has contributed valuable insights to the fields of material science and environmental remediation.

Accolades and Recognition

Tigabu Bekele's scholarly achievements have garnered widespread recognition, evident from his numerous published research articles and review papers in reputable journals. His contributions to the scientific community have been lauded, exemplified by his impactful research on photocatalytic degradation and nanoparticle therapy for antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Tigabu's dedication to advancing scientific knowledge has earned him respect and acclaim from peers and mentors alike.

Impact and Influence

Through his innovative research endeavors, Tigabu Bekele has made a profound impact on the academic landscape, shaping the discourse in nanotechnology and environmental chemistry. His work has not only expanded the frontiers of scientific understanding but also holds promise for addressing pressing global challenges, such as water pollution and antibiotic resistance. Tigabu's pioneering contributions continue to inspire fellow researchers and pave the way for transformative advancements in science and technology.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Tigabu Bekele continues to chart new territories in scientific inquiry, his legacy as a visionary researcher and educator grows evermore significant. With a steadfast commitment to excellence and a passion for knowledge dissemination, Tigabu envisions a future where his research findings catalyze positive change and innovation. Through mentorship and collaboration, he aims to nurture the next generation of scientists and foster a culture of scientific inquiry and discovery that transcends boundaries. Tigabu Bekele's journey is emblematic of the transformative power of curiosity and perseverance in driving scientific progress and shaping a brighter tomorrow.

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A review on the medicinal applications of flavonoids from aloe species 2024

Theoretical Investigation of the Interplay of Superconductivity and Magnetism in Ba1−xKxFe2As2 Superconductor in a Two-Band Model by Using the Bogoliubov Transformation Formalism 2023 (4)

 

 

Sanjun Fan | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Sanjun Fan | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

The Ohio State University | United States

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Early Academic Pursuits

Sanjun Fan commenced his academic journey with a Bachelor of Chemistry at Heilongjiang University. He further pursued Master's degrees in Organic Chemistry at Guangzhou University and Analytical Chemistry at Auburn University. His academic journey culminated in a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry at the University of New South Wales.

Professional Endeavors

Fan has contributed significantly to academia, serving as a Graduate Research Assistant at various esteemed institutions worldwide. His roles include teaching, mentoring, and conducting research in Chemistry. He also held Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions at Shenzhen University and The Ohio State University.

Contributions and Research Focus

Fan's research interests encompass various areas of analytical chemistry, including bipolar electrochemistry, electrochemical sensors, and spectroscopic techniques. His doctoral work focused on controlling biomolecular binding events using potential pulsing, contributing to advancements in biosensing technologies.

Accolades and Recognition

Fan's dedication and excellence have been acknowledged through numerous awards and honors, such as the Dow Fellowship and Biosensors and Bioelectronics prize. He has actively participated in conferences, presenting his research findings and contributing to scientific discourse.

Impact and Influence

Through his teaching and research endeavors, Fan has made a tangible impact on the academic community, inspiring students and fellow researchers alike. His contributions to the field of analytical chemistry, particularly in biosensing and spectroscopy, have the potential to revolutionize diagnostics and molecular analysis.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Fan's legacy lies in his commitment to advancing analytical chemistry and fostering scientific innovation. His future contributions are anticipated to further propel the field, driving breakthroughs in biosensing technologies and surface-enhanced spectroscopy methodologies.

Notable Publications

Negatively Charging Nonprecious Metal Phosphides/Selenides via General Polyaniline Coating for Improved Alkaline H 2 Evolution 2023 (3)

Atomic Pt‐N4 Sites in Porous N‐Doped Nanocarbons for Enhanced On‐Site Chlorination Coupled with H2 Evolution in Acidic Water 2023 (7)

Non-heme Iron Single-Atom Nanozymes as Peroxidase Mimics for Tumor Catalytic Therapy 2023 (1)

Single-atom nanozymes: From bench to bedside 2022 (21)

Accurate Quantification and Imaging of Cellular Uptake Using Single-Particle Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering 2023