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)

 

Hack-Youn Kim | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Best Research Award

Prof. Hack-Youn Kim | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Best Research Award

Kongju National University | South Korea

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Early Academic Pursuits

Prof. Hack-Youn Kim embarked on his academic journey by earning a Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degrees in Food Science and Biotechnology of Animal Resources from Konkuk University in Seoul, Republic of Korea. This comprehensive education laid the foundation for his future endeavors in the realm of food science.

Professional Endeavors

Prof. Kim's professional journey commenced as an Assistant Professor at Kongju National University in Chungnam, Republic of Korea, where he delved into meat science, functional meat product development, and fermented meat product research. He later expanded his horizons as a Research Professor at the University of Hawaii, delving deeper into similar areas of expertise. Returning to Kongju National University, he progressed through the ranks from Associate Professor to Full Professor, solidifying his expertise and leadership in the field.

Contributions and Research Focus

Prof. Kim's research primarily revolves around meat science, functional meat products, and fermented meat products. His work focuses on understanding the physicochemical properties, sensory attributes, and microbiological aspects of various meat products, contributing to advancements in food technology and product development. His research has led to numerous publications in prestigious journals, shedding light on topics ranging from proteolysis in dry-cured ham to quality properties of meat emulsion systems.

Accolades and Recognition

Prof. Kim's contributions have garnered recognition, as evidenced by his publication in SCIE journals and his appointment as Vice Dean at Kongju National University. His dedication to education, research, and leadership has earned him esteem in the academic and scientific communities.

Impact and Influence

Prof. Kim's work has had a tangible impact on the field of food science, particularly in the domain of meat products. His research outcomes contribute to the development of innovative food technologies, ensuring the production of high-quality and nutritious meat products for consumers worldwide.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Prof. Kim's legacy lies in his substantial contributions to meat science and his mentorship of future generations of researchers. His continued dedication to advancing food science and biotechnology promises further breakthroughs in the field, shaping the future of meat production and consumption.

Notable Publications

Proteolysis of dry-cured ham according to the type and temperature of starter mixed with Debaryomyces hansenii and Penicillium nalgiovense 2024

Innovative texture-improving fermented sausages prepared by refining waste seawater: Physicochemical and histological properties 2023

Identification of Optimal Fermentation Temperature for Dry-Fermented Sausage Using Strains Isolated from Korean Fermented Foods 2023 (3)

Physicochemical property analysis of lyophilized fresh, wet-, and dry-aged beef powders: Application of dry-aged beef crust as a food additive 2023 (4)

 

 

Samer Younes | Nutrients and Nutrition | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Samer Younes | Nutrients and Nutrition | Best Researcher Award

Department of Pharmacy Tartous University | Syria

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Samer Younes demonstrated a keen interest in academic excellence from the outset, pursuing continuous learning and growth. Throughout his academic journey, he exhibited a strong work ethic by embracing challenges, taking on additional responsibilities in school projects, volunteering in the community, and actively seeking internships to augment his skills and knowledge.

Professional Endeavors

Following completion of his Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy from Tartous University, Dr. Samer Younes ventured into the professional realm, assuming the role of a Pharmacist at Ghadeer Pharmacy. His responsibilities included prescription processing, distribution of medicines, addressing patient queries, and ensuring compliance with regulatory pharmacy laws. Additionally, he engaged in impactful internships, notably contributing to the campaign against COVID-19 and volunteering with UNICEF.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Younes' contributions extend beyond his professional endeavors, as evidenced by his publications focusing on various aspects of healthcare and nutrition. His research delves into topics such as the impact of micronutrients on taste, the role of nutrients in diabetes treatment, and preoperative considerations for diabetic patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Through his work, he aims to advance understanding in the field of healthcare and contribute to improved patient outcomes.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Samer Younes has received recognition for his academic and professional achievements. His contributions to research have resulted in publications in reputable journals, showcasing his expertise and dedication to advancing knowledge in healthcare and pharmacy.

Impact and Influence

Through his diligent work ethic and commitment to excellence, Dr. Younes has made a significant impact on both academic and professional fronts. His research contributions have the potential to influence healthcare practices, particularly in the realms of nutrition, diabetes management, and preoperative care for diabetic patients.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Samer Younes' legacy lies in his pursuit of knowledge and his dedication to making meaningful contributions to the field of healthcare. With a strong foundation in pharmacy and a commitment to research, he is poised to continue making significant strides in improving patient care and advancing the understanding of healthcare-related issues. His future contributions are anticipated to further enrich the field and benefit society as a whole.

Notable Publications

The role of micronutrients on the treatment of diabetes 2024

The impact of micronutrients on the sense of taste 2024

The efficacy of a 24-hour preoperative pause for SGLT2-inhibitors in type II diabetes patients undergoing bariatric surgery to mitigate euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis 2024

The Impact of Nutrients on Diabetes 2024

 

 

 

 

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)

 

 

Mr. Pouya Farshbaf Aghajani | Food Engineering |Best Researcher Award

Mr. Pouya Farshbaf Aghajani | Food Engineering |Best Researcher Award

University of Tehran | Iran

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Early Academic Pursuits

Pouya Farshbaf Aghajani began his academic journey at the University of Tabriz, excelling in Biosystem Mechanical Engineering, where he ranked fourth among his peers. His undergraduate thesis on the development and optimization of a Combined Ultrasound-Assisted Cultivation and Growing System of Chlorella vulgaris microalgae hinted at his early interest in sustainable resource development and innovative extraction technologies.

Professional Endeavors

Transitioning to the University of Tehran for his Master's in Mechanics of Biosystem Engineering, Pouya swiftly rose to the top, ranking first among his peers with a thesis that revolutionized the use of ultrasound in cultivating microalgae. His research experiences as a Research Assistant, particularly in designing advanced ultrasonic devices for frying, freezing, and cultivation, showcased his prowess in implementing cutting-edge technology in food processing.

Contributions and Research Focus

Pouya's contributions are evident in his publications exploring ultrasound's applications in enhancing frozen mushroom quality, improving oil extraction from microalgae for biofuel production, and even leveraging deep learning techniques for mushroom identification. His focus on sustainable resource development, food safety, and ultrasound technology within food processing reflects his commitment to advancing these domains.

Accolades and Recognition

His academic excellence has been repeatedly acknowledged, from securing scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate studies to ranking within the top percentiles in Iranian University Entrance Exams. Awards such as being ranked first in GPA among master's students and his research contributions that led to publications in prestigious journals underscore his recognition in the academic sphere.

Impact and Influence

Pouya's work in ultrasound-assisted technologies for food processing has already made a substantial impact. His research not only enhances food quality but also promotes more sustainable and efficient methods of resource utilization. By sharing his expertise and collaborating with esteemed professors, he's contributing to the advancement of biosystem engineering and food technology.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Pouya Farshbaf Aghajani's legacy lies in his pioneering work at the intersection of ultrasound technology and food processing. His dedication to sustainable practices and innovative techniques will likely inspire future researchers in the field. His ongoing research and collaborations are poised to further elevate the efficiency and sustainability of food production methods, leaving a lasting impact on the industry.

Notable Publications

The improvement of freezing time and functional quality of frozen mushrooms by application of probe-type power ultrasound 2023 (1)

Revolutionizing Mushroom Identification: Improving efficiency with ultrasound-assisted frozen sample analysis and deep learning techniques 2024