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.

 

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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

 

 

 

Bavaji Syed Rahman | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Bavaji  Syed Rahman | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Jamal Mohamed College | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Mr. Bavaji Syed Rahman's journey in academia began with a solid foundation in the sciences, obtaining a B.Sc. in Chemistry from Jamal Mohammed College, Trichy, in 2003. His passion for chemistry and biochemistry led him to pursue an M.Sc. in Biochemistry from Vysya College, Salem, and an M.Sc. in Chemistry from Periyar University, Salem. Further honing his expertise, he earned two M.Phil. degrees—one in Biochemistry from Bharathidasan University and another in Chemistry from Periyar University. His academic endeavors are currently culminating in a Ph.D. in Chemistry at Jamal Mohamed College, affiliated with Bharathidasan University.

Professional Endeavors

Mr. Rahman's professional career is marked by significant contributions to both academia and applied research. Since April 2021, he has been serving as an Academic Coordinator at Sri Vijay Vidyalaya Matric Higher Secondary School, Krishnagiri. His prior roles include Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Vivekananda College of Arts and Sciences for Women, PG Assistant in Chemistry at SRV Boys Hr. Sec School, and Lecturer in Biochemistry at Sengunthar Arts & Science College. His diverse teaching experiences across various educational institutions reflect his dedication to nurturing young minds in the field of chemistry.

Contributions and Research Focus

Mr. Rahman's research interests are vast and interdisciplinary, spanning Phytochemistry, Nano Technology and Nano Chemistry, Plant Physiology and Pesticides, Bioinformatics, Organic Synthesis, Agricultural Chemistry, Chemistry of Natural Products, and Medicinal Chemistry. He has made notable contributions through various projects, including the electrochemical evaluation of biomedical implants with nanocomposites and the modern techniques in the analysis of plant samples. His research has been published in esteemed journals and presented at numerous national and international conferences, underscoring his commitment to advancing scientific knowledge.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Mr. Rahman has received numerous awards recognizing his excellence in teaching and research. These accolades include the Nation Builder Award 2017 from Rotary India Literacy Mission, the Best Teacher Innovation Award 2019 from Sri Aurobindo Society, and the Best Researcher Award 2021 from Genesin of Educational Impressions. His innovative teaching methods and significant contributions to research have also earned him the Paul Harris Fellow Award from Rotary International, the National Distinguished Young Scientist Award 2021, and the Young Scientist Award 2022.

Impact and Influence

Mr. Rahman's impact extends beyond the classroom and laboratory. His work in developing green synthesis methods for nanoparticles and his studies on phytoconstituents and antioxidant activities have significant implications for environmental sustainability and healthcare. His patents, such as those on nanomaterial-based optical sensors and anti-obesity formulations, showcase his ability to translate scientific research into practical applications. His participation in training programs, workshops, and seminars further highlights his role in fostering a collaborative scientific community.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Mr. Bavaji Syed Rahman’s legacy is one of relentless pursuit of knowledge and excellence. As he continues his Ph.D. research and contributes to groundbreaking projects, his future endeavors are poised to further the fields of chemistry and biochemistry. His dedication to education, innovative research, and community service sets a benchmark for future scientists and educators. His ongoing projects and future research will undoubtedly continue to influence and inspire advancements in science and technology, making a lasting impact on both the academic and broader scientific communities.

 

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Green synthesis of rGO nanosheets wrapped on Ni-doped ZnO nanocomposite using P. dodecandra L’Herit (P.d) leaves extract and their photocatalytic and antioxidant performance 2024 (1)

Synthesis of Cu doped NiO for Their Antioxidant and Photocatalytic Properties: Green Synthesis Using Lycopodium Linn 2023 (3)

Green formulation of palladium nanoparticles on photocatalytic behavior of fabric dyes removal and its antibacterial assay 2023 (9)

Green formulation of gold nanoparticles and their antioxidative assays, antimicrobial activity and photocatalytic colour decay 2023 (20)

Fabrication of WO3 nanotubes/graphene oxide nanosheets hybrid structures: Enhanced solar conversion efficiency in dye sensitized solar cell 2021 (16)

 

Mamta Tripathi | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Mamta Tripathi | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Swami Atmanand Government English Medium School | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Mamta Tripathi's journey in academia began with a strong foundation in the sciences. She earned her Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Chemistry, Botany, and Biotechnology from G.D. Rungta College of Science & Technology, Bhilai, achieving a notable 70.88% in 2010. Her academic excellence continued with a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Chemistry from Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, where she graduated with a gold medal in 2012, scoring 74.38%. Dr. Tripathi's passion for research was evident early on, leading her to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemistry at the same university, focusing on the study of Hydroxamic Acid-Metal complexes and their biological properties, which she completed in 2018 under the mentorship of Prof. Rama Pande.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Tripathi's professional career is marked by a blend of teaching and research roles. From 2013 to 2018, she was an active INSPIRE Research Scholar at Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, where she worked on her doctoral degree while also engaging in teaching. Following her doctoral studies, she served as a guest lecturer at the same university from 2019 to 2020. Currently, she is a Postgraduate Teacher (PGT) in Chemistry at D.A.V. ISPAT School, Bhilai. In addition to her teaching roles, she has also served as a C.B.S.E. observer in two schools, highlighting her commitment to educational excellence.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Tripathi's research is primarily centered around Chemical Biology, with a particular focus on the interaction of Hydroxamic Acid-Metal complexes with nucleic acids and enzymes. Her thesis, titled “Studies on Hydroxamic Acid Metal Complexes as Nucleic Acid Binder and Enzymatic Inhibitors,” involved pioneering studies on the binding properties of these complexes using various spectroscopic and computational techniques. Her work demonstrated significant findings, such as the minor and major groove binding modes of these complexes with DNA/RNA and their inhibitory effects on enzymes like HDAC 8. Furthermore, she explored the cytotoxicity of these complexes against breast cancer cells, contributing valuable insights to the field of chemical biology and potential therapeutic applications.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Tripathi's contributions to science have been recognized through several awards and honors. She was an INSPIRE Fellow, receiving financial assistance from the Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi. She topped the M.Sc. merit list in 2012, earning four gold medals in 2013. Her outstanding research has also earned her the National Young Scientist Award from the Indian Council of Chemists in 2016 and the State Young Scientist Award at the Chhattisgarh Young Scientist Awards in 2017. These accolades reflect her dedication and impact in her field.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Tripathi has made significant contributions to the scientific community through her research publications and conference presentations. She has co-authored numerous research papers published in prestigious journals, covering topics such as DNA binding studies, molecular docking, and the cytotoxicity of metal complexes. Her work has provided valuable insights into the interaction of metal complexes with biological molecules, potentially influencing future research and therapeutic developments.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Tripathi's legacy in the field of chemical biology is marked by her innovative research and dedication to education. Her findings on Hydroxamic Acid-Metal complexes have paved the way for further studies in nucleic acid binding and enzyme inhibition. As she continues her career, Dr. Tripathi aims to expand her research into new areas and contribute to the development of novel therapeutic agents. Her commitment to education ensures that she will continue to inspire and mentor future generations of scientists.

 

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In-vitro and in-silico analysis and antitumor studies of novel Cu(II) and V(V) complexes of N-p-Tolylbenzohydroxamic acid 2024

Copper(ii) complexes supported by modified azo-based ligands: Nucleic acid binding and molecular docking studies 2022 (1)

N-hydroxypyrazine-2-carboxamide as a new and green corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in acidic medium: experimental, surface morphological and theoretical approach 2022 (16)

In‐vitro investigation of biophysical interactions between Ag(I) complexes of bis (methyl)(thia/selena) salen and ct‐DNA via multi‐spectroscopic, physicochemical and molecular docking methods along with cytotoxicity study 2021 (3)

Spatiotemporal variability and source apportionment of the ionic components of groundwater of a mineral-rich tribal belt in Bastar, India 2020 (21)

 

 

 

 

 

Rufina Zilberg | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Mrs. Rufina Zilberg | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

Ufa University of Science and Technology | Russia

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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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)

 

 

Omirserik Baigenzhenov | Chemical Engineering | Best Paper Award

Prof. Omirserik Baigenzhenov | Chemical Engineering | Best Paper Award

Satbayev University | Kazakhstan

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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.

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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)

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