Chanyoung Jeong | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Chanyoung Jeong | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Dong-eui University | South Korea

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Chanyoung Jeong embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor's in Mechanical and Materials Engineering, followed by a Master's in Materials Science and Engineering. He earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical and Materials Engineering, specializing in nano-engineering of surfaces for various applications.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Jeong has held diverse roles in academia and industry, including positions at Dong-eui University, LG Electronics, and Alcoa Technical Center. His roles have encompassed research, teaching, and leadership, contributing significantly to the fields of electrochemical techniques, surface engineering, and corrosion science.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Jeong's research focuses on electrochemical techniques, nanotechnology, and sustainable surface engineering. He has made substantial contributions to predictive nanostructure design, surface coating, and corrosion science. His work has applications in industries such as batteries, automotive, biomaterials, and aerospace.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Dr. Jeong has received numerous awards and accolades, including Academic Awards from the Corrosion Science Society of Korea, commendations from government bodies, and recognition for his outstanding contributions to research and development. His work has been acknowledged both nationally and internationally.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Jeong's research and professional endeavors have had a significant impact on the fields of electrochemistry, surface engineering, and corrosion science. His innovative approaches and contributions to sustainable surface engineering have paved the way for advancements in various industries, enhancing product efficiency and durability.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Jeong's legacy is marked by his dedication to advancing knowledge and technology in surface engineering and electrochemistry. His ongoing commitment to research, teaching, and mentorship ensures that his contributions continue to shape the future of materials science and engineering. Dr. Jeong's future contributions are anticipated to further propel the fields of nanotechnology, sustainable engineering, and predictive nanostructure design.

Notable Publications

Investigating the Influence of Pore-widening Time Control in Electrochemical Anodization for the Formation of Hybrid Titanium Nanostructures with Enhanced Superhydrophobicity for Improved Corrosion Resistance Efficiency 2024

Control of the Nanopore Architecture of Anodic Alumina via Stepwise Anodization with Voltage Modulation and Pore Widening 2023 (5)

A Study on Functional Hydrophobic Stainless Steel 316L Using Single-Step Anodization and a Self-Assembled Monolayer Coating to Improve Corrosion Resistance 2022 (15)

Growth Behavior and Corrosion Damage of Oxide Film According to Anodizing Time of Aluminum 1050 Alloy 2022 (3)

A Study on the Surface Properties and Corrosion Behavior of Functional Aluminum 3003 Alloy using Anodization Method 2022 (4)

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Hamid Reza Lashgari | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Hamid Reza Lashgari | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

SRG Global Asset Care | Australia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Hamid Reza Lashgari embarked on his academic journey by completing a degree in Metallurgy and Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Tehran in 2008. He further pursued his academic aspirations by obtaining a Materials Engineering degree from UNSW, Sydney, graduating in 2015.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Lashgari has cultivated a distinguished career path characterized by his roles as a Metallurgist/Materials Engineer at ALS/SRG Global, a Technical Officer at UNSW School of Materials Science, and a Materials Engineer at TECHNICO, Asset Integrity Department.

Contributions and Research Focus

With over 7 years of experience, Dr. Lashgari has specialized in failure analysis of metals and alloys, welding, corrosion analysis, and advanced materials characterization techniques. His research focuses on fitness-for-service assessment, risk-based inspection studies, and mechanical testing, among other areas.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Lashgari's contributions have been recognized through numerous honors and awards, including tuition fee scholarships and certificates of reviewing from esteemed journals. He has also received accolades for his pioneering work in establishing the Asset Integrity Department at TECHNICO.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Lashgari's research publications, which span various prestigious journals, attest to his significant impact on the field of materials engineering. His work has contributed to advancements in failure analysis, computational modeling, and the development of innovative materials.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Through his dedication to advancing materials engineering and his commitment to excellence, Dr. Lashgari has established a legacy of impactful research and professional achievements. His future contributions are poised to further enrich the field, driving innovation and addressing critical challenges in materials science and engineering.

Notable Publications

Fitness-for-Service Assessment of a Hydrogen-Induced Crack in an Inlet Gas Separator Pressure vessel using Computational Modelling 2024

Numerical and experimental failure analysis of wind turbine blade fastener 2024

Failure Analysis of a Fractured Pallet Hook 2023

Heat treatment response of additively manufactured 17-4PH stainless steel 2023 (10)

Dry sliding wear characteristics, corrosion behavior, and hot deformation properties of eutectic Al–Si piston alloy containing Ni-rich intermetallic compounds 2022 (7)

 

 

 

Vaishnavi Krishnamurthi | Materials Science | Women Research Award

Dr. Vaishnavi Krishnamurthi | Materials Science | Women Research Award

RMIT University | Australia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Vaishnavi Krishnamurthi pursued an illustrious academic journey, culminating in a Ph.D. in Material Science from RMIT University. With an M.Sc. from the University of Southampton and a B.Sc. from Anna University Coimbatore, her early academic pursuits laid a solid foundation for her research endeavors.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Vaishnavi Krishnamurthi embarked on her professional journey as a Short-Term Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University and later held research positions at RMIT University, focusing on materials research in various capacities, including liquid metals and low-dimensional materials for neuromorphic applications.

Contributions and Research Focus

Her research focuses on materials at the nanoscale, with a specialization in liquid metals. She has expertise in synthesis, characterization, fabrication, and testing of functional materials. Dr. Vaishnavi Krishnamurthi's current research explores the fundamental aspects of liquid metals and their suitability for practical applications.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Vaishnavi Krishnamurthi's contributions have been recognized through numerous awards and achievements, including scholarships, university rankings, and accolades for research presentations. She has also secured grants and industry income for her research projects.

Impact and Influence

With a significant number of citations, publications, and a notable H-index, Dr. Vaishnavi Krishnamurthi's research has made a considerable impact in the field of material science. Her patents and supervisory roles underscore her influence and leadership in academia.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Vaishnavi Krishnamurthi's legacy lies in her pioneering research in material science, particularly in advancing the understanding and application of liquid metals. Her future contributions are poised to further enrich the field, driven by her expertise, dedication, and commitment to innovation.

Notable Publications

2‐nm‐Thick Indium Oxide Featuring High Mobility 2023 (3)

Atomically Thin Synaptic Devices for Optoelectronic Neuromorphic Vision 2023 (3)

Doped 2D SnS Materials Derived from Liquid Metal Solution for Tunable Optoelectronic Devices 2022 (16)

Soft X‐ray Detectors Based on SnS Nanosheets for the Water Window Region 2021 (10)

Black Phosphorus Nanoflakes Vertically Stacked on MoS 2 Nanoflakes as Heterostructures for Photodetection 2021 (13)

 

 

Taoqi Lu | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Taoqi Lu | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Guilin University of Electronic Technology | China

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Early Academic Pursuits

Taoqi Lu embarked on his academic journey at Guilin University of Electronic Technology in Liuzhou, China, pursuing a Master's degree in Microstructure Mechanics with a focus on acoustic metamaterial applied mathematics. His dedication to exploring intricate aspects of engineering commenced during this phase.

Professional Endeavors

As a member of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Taoqi Lu actively contributed to a groundbreaking research project (Grant number: 52065013). His professional journey includes delving into the mechanisms and optimization design of functional gradient porous structures based on acoustic black holes (ABHs). This endeavor showcases his commitment to advancing the understanding of acoustic phenomena.

Contributions and Research Focus

Taoqi Lu's research revolves around two pivotal areas: phononic crystals (PCs) and microscale acoustic black holes (micro-ABHs). His efforts are geared towards addressing the challenges of achieving a satisfactory band gap in traditional PCs at smaller lattice constants. Additionally, his focus extends to exploring the energy concentration characteristics of micro-ABHs, incorporating scale effects into the dynamic analysis.

Accolades and Recognition

Taoqi Lu's noteworthy contributions earned him recognition as a member of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, highlighting his expertise and significance in the field. His Master's thesis, titled "Study on the Mechanism of Energy Aggregation in Acoustic Black Holes Considering Scale Effects," attests to the quality and depth of his research.

Impact and Influence

Taoqi Lu's research on functional gradient porous structures and micro-ABHs has the potential to influence advancements in acoustic metamaterials. By addressing scale effects, his work contributes valuable insights into enhancing the performance and applicability of acoustic structures.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Taoqi Lu's legacy lies in pushing the boundaries of understanding microstructure mechanics and acoustic metamaterials. His future contributions are anticipated to further enrich the field, with a focus on optimizing porous structures for enhanced acoustic properties. As he progresses in his academic journey, Taoqi Lu is poised to leave a lasting impact on the realm of engineering.

Notable Publications

Vibrational loss analysis of a new type of phononic crystal with a tungsten block embedded inside a rubber matrix 2023

Effect of the microstructure-dependent nonlocality on acoustic black holes 2023

The study of low-frequency ultrawide band gap of conical scatterer phononic crystal 2023

Low-Frequency Ultrawide Band Gap Study of Symmetric Conical Scatterer Phononic Crystal 2023 (1)

 

Wenbing Li | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Wenbing Li | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Jiangnan University | China

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Early Academic Pursuits

Wenbing Li embarked on his academic journey with a relentless pursuit of knowledge, earning his Ph.D. from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2019. Under the esteemed guidance of Prof. Jinsong Leng, an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wenbing's academic foundation was solidified. Further enhancing his expertise, he pursued joint doctoral studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder from 2017 to 2018, under the mentorship of Prof. Yifu Ding. This international exposure broadened his horizons and enriched his research perspectives.

Professional Endeavors

In 2019, Wenbing Li joined Jiangnan University, marking the inception of his professional career. As an Associate Researcher in the College of Textile Science and Engineering, he has demonstrated a commitment to excellence in research and academia.

Contributions and Research Focus

Wenbing Li specializes in Shape Memory Composites, particularly focusing on Shape Memory Polymer Composites. His research journey has delved into diverse facets, including chemical structure design, property enhancement, advanced manufacturing, and potential applications. Notably, his contributions extend beyond national borders, with numerous publications in internationally recognized journals.

Accolades and Recognition

Wenbing Li's exceptional contributions have not gone unnoticed. He has been recognized with prestigious awards, exemplifying his commitment to excellence and innovation.

Impact and Influence

With an impressive cumulative impact factor of 66.4 over the last three years, Wenbing Li's work has made a significant mark in the field of Shape Memory Polymer Composites. His research has practical implications, evident in the recently published paper on the use of near-infrared (NIR) in driving shape memory composites.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Wenbing Li's legacy lies in his dedication to advancing the understanding and applications of Shape Memory Polymers. As he continues his journey, his work is poised to shape the future of materials science, leaving an indelible mark on the academic and industrial landscape. His innovative contributions are paving the way for the next generation of researchers and professionals in the field.

Notable Publications

Poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate)/Fe3O4 with near-infrared light active shape memory behavior 2024

Shape memory polymer micropatterns with switchable wetting properties 2023 (1)

Ultrathin flexible electrospun EVA nanofiber composite with electrothermally-driven shape memory effect for electromagnetic interference shielding 2022 (24)

Recent advances and perspectives of shape memory polymer fibers 2022 (19)

Application and Development of Shape Memory Micro/Nano Patterns 2021 (13)

 

 

Kun Chang | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Kun Chang | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics | China

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Kun Chang embarked on his academic journey at Zhejiang University, earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 2012. His commitment to excellence began during his undergraduate studies at Henan Normal University, culminating in a solid foundation for his future research endeavors.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Chang's international exposure started with a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Subsequently, he contributed significantly as a researcher at the National Institute for Materials Science in Japan. Currently, he holds the prestigious position of Professor at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, showcasing his diverse and enriching professional journey.

Contributions and Research Focus

Renowned for his expertise in materials science, Dr. Chang's research revolves around innovative composite functional nanomaterials, solar-catalytic conversion materials, and energy storage materials. His pioneering work includes material structure and interface manipulation, catalysis, and the synthesis of functional nano-composite materials. His research impact extends to the development of technologies enhancing solar utilization and energy storage.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Chang's stellar contributions have garnered global recognition. As an Academician of the European Academy of Sciences and a member of the Chinese Thousand Young Talents Plan, he exemplifies excellence. His inclusion in the "Six Talent Peaks" High-level Talent Program and the "Changkong Elite" Talent Program reflects his standing as a distinguished professional. Notably, his work has been acknowledged in "China's Top 100 Most Influential International Academic Papers."

Impact and Influence

With an H-index of 52 and over 13,000 citations, Dr. Chang's influence is evident in the scientific community. His over 120 SCI papers in top-tier journals attest to the significance of his contributions. His research has advanced the fields of solar catalysis, energy conversion, and materials science, leaving a lasting impact on the academic landscape.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Kun Chang's legacy is marked by transformative research in materials science. His pioneering technologies in solar utilization and energy storage are foundational. As he continues to lead projects, mentor future scholars, and innovate in materials science, Dr. Chang's legacy is poised for enduring contributions to sustainable energy and materials research.

Notable Publications

Boost of solar water splitting on SrTiO3 by designing V-ions center for localizing defect charge to suppress deep trap 2023 (2)

Mechanistic Understanding of Alkali‐Metal‐Ion Effect on Defect State in SrTiO3 During the Defect Engineering for Boosting Solar Water Splitting 2023 (7)

Understanding targeted modulation mechanism in SrTiO3 using K+ for solar water splitting 2022 (14)

La,Al-Codoped SrTiO3 as a Photocatalyst in Overall Water Splitting: Significant Surface Engineering Effects on Defect Engineering 2021 (45)

In Situ Assembly of MoSx Thin‐Film through Self‐Reduction on p‐Si for Drastic Enhancement of Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Evolution 2020 (25)

 

Dr. Shi Hyeong KIM | Artificial Muscles | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Shi Hyeong KIM | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Korea Institute of Industrial Technology | South Korea

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Early Academic Pursuits

Shi Hyeong Kim began his academic journey at Hanyang University, where he pursued a Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, showcasing a strong interest in this interdisciplinary field. He continued his academic pursuit at the same institution, completing his Master's and Doctoral degrees in Biomedical Engineering, focusing his thesis work on the development of innovative technologies like the conductive tubular bundle for artificial muscle (for his Master's) and environmental-powered artificial muscle for energy harvesting (for his Ph.D.).

Professional Endeavors

Kim's professional journey commenced with postdoctoral positions at various renowned institutions, including Hanyang University, the Nanotech Institute at the University of Texas at Dallas, and the U.S. Army Research Lab. These roles allowed him to further expand his expertise and delve into cutting-edge research within the field of Biomedical Engineering and related areas.

Contributions and Research Focus

Throughout his career, Kim has made significant contributions, emphasizing advancements in biomedical technology, particularly in artificial muscles and energy harvesting from the environment. His research focus has been on developing innovative solutions that bridge the gap between engineering and biology, showcasing the potential for practical applications in various domains.

Accolades and Recognition

Kim's pioneering work has earned him recognition, including potentially awards, patents, or academic distinctions that acknowledge the impact of his contributions to the field of Biomedical Engineering.

Impact and Influence

His research findings and technological innovations have not only contributed to the theoretical advancements in Biomedical Engineering but also have the potential to influence diverse industries, including healthcare, robotics, and sustainable energy, by offering novel solutions and applications.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Kim's legacy is defined by his commitment to pushing the boundaries of Biomedical Engineering and interdisciplinary research. As a Senior Researcher at the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology and an Adjunct Professor at Hanyang University, his current and future contributions are likely to continue inspiring advancements and fostering the next generation of researchers and engineers in this field. Kim's academic journey, coupled with his diverse professional experiences, underscores his significant impact on the field of Biomedical Engineering and signals promising contributions to come in the intersection of engineering and biology.

Notable Publications

High-power biofuel cell textiles from woven biscrolled carbon nanotube yarns 2014 (139)

Hybrid carbon nanotube yarn artificial muscle inspired by spider dragline silk 2014 (116)

Wearable Energy Generating and Storing Textile Based on Carbon Nanotube Yarns 2020 (40)