Sanjeev Kumar | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

R. K. (PG) College, Shamli | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar's academic journey began with his M.Sc. in Physics from C.C.S. University, Meerut, where he demonstrated a strong aptitude for the subject. His pursuit of higher education led him to complete an M.Phil. in Physics, also from C.C.S. University, where he focused on the collision of electrons with Ne-atoms, delving into the intricacies of quantum mechanics. Dr. Kumar's academic prowess culminated in a Ph.D. in Physics from the same institution, specializing in the preparation and characterization of polymeric photoluminescent nanofibers, a field at the cutting edge of nanotechnology.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Kumar boasts an extensive teaching career spanning 15 years at the undergraduate level and approximately 12 years at the postgraduate level, primarily at R. K. (PG) College, Shamli, UP. His teaching experience also includes stints at several prestigious institutions like the University of Delhi, where he served as both an ad-hoc and guest lecturer across various colleges. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Kumar has held administrative roles, including as a program officer for the National Service Scheme (NSS) at R. K. (PG) College. His research endeavors took him to the CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in New Delhi, where he worked on advanced carbon products and metrology.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Kumar's research has significantly contributed to the field of nanomaterials, particularly in the synthesis and characterization of photoluminescent nanofibers and advanced carbon products. His expertise in electrospinning techniques for nanofiber fabrication and his work on carbon nanotubes have positioned him as a key researcher in these areas. His research interests encompass photoluminescence, polymer science, and the development of advanced nanomaterials, with a focus on scaling up processes for practical applications.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Kumar's contributions to science and education have been recognized through several prestigious awards. He was honored with the "Research Excellence Award 2023" by the Institute of Scholars (InSc), and the "C V Raman Prize 2022" by the Institute of Researchers (InRes), both under the Ministry of MSME, Government of India. Additionally, he received the "Excellent Reviewer Award 2021" from the Asian Journal of Physical and Chemical Sciences and the "Diamond Jubilee Research Intern (DJRI) Award 2007" from CSIR-NPL, New Delhi.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Kumar's influence extends beyond his research and teaching. He has actively contributed to scientific societies, holding life memberships in the Institute of Scholars, the Institute of Researchers, and the Indian Carbon Society. His involvement in the American Chemical Society further underscores his commitment to the global scientific community. Dr. Kumar has also played a pivotal role in organizing national seminars and webinars, such as the seminar on Mahatma Jyotiba Phule's role in social reform and the National Webinar on the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Kumar's legacy in the fields of nanomaterials and photoluminescence is marked by his dedication to advancing scientific knowledge and fostering educational excellence. His ongoing research and participation in faculty development programs ensure that he remains at the forefront of scientific innovation and education. As he continues to mentor the next generation of scientists and contribute to groundbreaking research, Dr. Kumar's impact on the scientific community is poised to grow, leaving a lasting imprint on both academia and industry.

 

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Investigation of elastic scattering cross-sections of electron with neon atoms 2024

Mixed phase formation of SnS-SnO2 on air-annealed thermally evaporated SnS thin films 2023

Stress-Induced Structural Phase Transition in Polystyrene/NaYF4: Eu3+ Photoluminescent Electrospun Nanofibers 2022 (5)

A facile fabrication of poly(methyl methacrylate)/ α -NaYF 4 :Eu 3 + tunable electrospun photoluminescent nanofibers 2020 (6)

High power diode laser nitriding of titanium in nitrogen gas filled simple acrylic box container: Microstructure, phase formation, hardness, dendrite and martensite solidification analyses 2020 (20)

 

 

Ravi Sankar Reddy Mummadi | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Ravi Sankar Reddy Mummadi | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Vellore Institute of Technology | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Mr. Ravi Sankar Reddy Mummadi's educational journey began with a strong foundation in the sciences. He completed his Intermediate (M.P.C.) from the Board of Intermediate Education in 1999. He then pursued a B.Sc. in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry (M.P.S) at Sri Venkateswara University, graduating in 2002. Continuing his academic pursuits, Mr. Mummadi earned a B.Ed. from the same university in 2004. His passion for physics led him to complete an M.Sc. in Physics at Sri Venkateswara University from 2006 to 2008. Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. at VIT, focusing on advanced topics in his field since 2020.

Professional Endeavors

Mr. Mummadi's professional career spans over a decade, marked by diverse teaching roles. He began as a Physics Teacher at Raju E.M High School in Kadapa, A.P., where he served for three years. Following this, he spent another three years as a Lecturer at New Vikram Junior College in Kadapa, A.P. He further honed his teaching skills during his two-year tenure as a Lecturer at Sri Y. Subbi Reddy Memorial Degree College in Kadapa, A.P. His most significant role has been as an Assistant Professor at KSRM Engineering College in Kadapa, A.P., where he has been shaping young minds for seven years.

Contributions and Research Focus

Mr. Mummadi has made significant contributions to the field of nanomaterials through his research. His publications include studies on the structural, optical, and electrical properties of Cu-Doped ZnS nanoparticles and the effects of cadmium concentration on ZnS nanoparticles. These works were published in reputable journals such as the Brazilian Journal of Physics and Physica B: Condensed Matter. His research focuses on solid-state reactions and the material properties that affect performance in various applications.

Accolades and Recognition

Mr. Mummadi's commitment to his field is evident in his active participation in numerous conferences and workshops. He has attended national and international conferences on materials science and advanced materials, showcasing his research and staying updated with the latest developments. His participation in workshops on innovative teaching strategies and technical education reflects his dedication to both teaching and research. He is also a life member of The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), indicating his ongoing engagement with the academic and professional community.

Impact and Influence

Mr. Mummadi has significantly impacted his students and peers through his teaching and research. His technical skills in operating systems and packages like Windows XP/7, MS Office, and LaTeX have complemented his academic roles, enabling him to deliver effective and engaging lessons. His personal skills, including planning, coordination, motivation, and dedication, have made him a respected figure in his professional circles.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Looking ahead, Mr. Mummadi's ongoing Ph.D. work at VIT promises to further his contributions to the field of physics, particularly in nanomaterials and their applications. His extensive teaching experience and commitment to professional development suggest a future where he continues to inspire students and contribute to scientific advancements. His dedication to both education and research ensures that his legacy will be one of significant academic and professional contributions, influencing future generations of scientists and educators.

 

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Structural, Optical, and Electrical Properties of Cu-Doped ZnS Nanoparticles Prepared by Solid-State Reaction 2024 (1)

Effect of cadmium concentration on the structural, morphological, and optical properties of ZnS nanoparticles 2024

 

Guldem Utkan | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Guldem Utkan | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

SUNUM, Sabanci University | Turkey

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Guldem Utkan's journey in academia began with her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1989. She further pursued her education in the United States, obtaining two Master’s degrees. The first, in Materials Science and Engineering, was from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, U.S.A., in 1992, where her thesis focused on the "Chemical Etching Technique for Porous and Fine Grain YBa2Cu3O7-x Superconductors with or without Silver Addition." She continued her studies at Lehigh University, earning another M.Sc. in Polymer Science and Engineering in 1997, with a thesis on "Shear Band Propagations in Different Crosslinked Epoxies." Her academic journey culminated in a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, in 2006, with a dissertation on the synthesis and characterization of magnetic nanoparticles and their nucleic acid applications.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Utkan has had an illustrious career spanning several prestigious institutions. She began as a Research Assistant at Lehigh University from 1996 to 1998 and later at Hacettepe University from 1998 to 2007. She then served as Chief Researcher at the TUBITAK Marmara Research Center’s Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Institute from 2008 to 2018. She continued her academic career as an Associate Professor at Marmara University, Faculty of Engineering, Chemical Engineering Department, from 2018 to 2022. Currently, she is a part-time researcher at SUNUM, Sabancı University, in Istanbul, Turkey.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Utkan's research has significantly impacted various fields, particularly in the synthesis and application of nanoparticles and nanotechnology in chemical engineering. Her projects include the TUBITAK 1004 "LignoNANO" project, focusing on sustainable circular economy and advanced nanotechnological materials. She has also led and participated in numerous other projects, such as investigating the effect of biologically produced reduced graphene oxide on wound dressing materials and the development of DNA purification kits based on magnetically loaded polymeric nanoparticles.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Utkan's contributions to science have been recognized through several awards and honors. Notably, she received the Turkish Ministry of National Education Scholarship for her graduate studies in the U.S.A. and a High Honor Student award during her undergraduate years at M.E.T.U. Her membership in various prestigious societies, including the World Controlled Release Society and the Turkish Biochemistry Society, further attests to her esteemed position in the scientific community.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Utkan's work has had a profound influence on both academic research and practical applications. Her research on magnetic nanoparticles and their use in biotechnology has paved the way for advancements in DNA purification and medical applications. Her contributions as a reviewer and editorial board member for several high-impact journals, including the Journal of Nanomedicine and the Journal of Biomedical Engineering, underscore her influence in shaping contemporary research in her fields of expertise.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Dr. Utkan continues her work at SUNUM, Sabancı University, she remains committed to advancing her research and contributing to the scientific community. Her future endeavors are likely to build on her extensive background in nanotechnology and chemical engineering, driving innovations that could lead to significant breakthroughs in medical and industrial applications.

 

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The comparison of contribution of GO and rGO produced by green synthesis to the properties of CMC-based wound dressing material 2024

Production of Reduced Graphene Oxide by Using Three Different Microorganisms and Investigation of Their Cell Interactions 2023 (4)

Microbial Reduction of Graphene Oxide by Lactobacillus Plantarum 2019 (13)

A novel PLED architecture containing biologically synthesized gold nanoparticles and ultra thin silver layer 2015 (11)

Role of biomaterials in prevention of in-stent restenosis 2014 (4)

 

 

 

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.

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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)

 

 

 

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)

 

 

Dinesh Kumar Chaudhary | Physics and Astronomy | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Dinesh Kumar Chaudhary | Physics and Astronomy | Best Researcher Award

Tribhuvan University | Nepal

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Dinesh Chaudhary commenced his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Physics from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. He proceeded to earn a Master's and eventually a Ph.D. in Physics from the same institution, demonstrating a steadfast commitment to academic excellence from the outset.

Professional Endeavors

Throughout his career, Dr. Chaudhary has been actively engaged in teaching and research at Amrit Campus, Tribhuvan University. He has been imparting knowledge in both undergraduate and postgraduate physics courses since 2004 and 2010, respectively, showcasing his dedication to nurturing future generations of physicists.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Chaudhary's research endeavors span a wide array of topics in the field of physics, with a particular emphasis on materials science and nanotechnology. He has conducted several research projects investigating the electrical, optical, and sensing properties of various semiconductor materials, contributing significantly to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.

Accolades and Recognition

His contributions to the field have been recognized through memberships in esteemed organizations such as the Nepal Physical Society and the IEEE EDS Society. Additionally, his research publications in national and international journals have garnered attention and acclaim from the scientific community, further solidifying his reputation as a prominent figure in his field.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Chaudhary's research has not only expanded the frontiers of scientific knowledge but also holds practical implications in areas such as sensor technology, renewable energy, and nanoelectronics. His work on gas sensors, thin-film technology, and nanomaterials has the potential to address pressing societal challenges and drive innovation in various industries.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Dr. Chaudhary continues his academic journey, his legacy of scholarly excellence and dedication to research will undoubtedly inspire future generations of physicists. His ongoing efforts to explore new avenues in materials science and nanotechnology promise to yield further insights and innovations, shaping the landscape of physics research for years to come.

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Wide-range ethanol sensor based on a spray-deposited nanostructured ZnO and Sn–doped ZnO films 2024

Structural, mechanical, electronic and optical properties of MgZnO3 perovskite: First-principles study 2023 (2)

Influence of nanoparticle size on the characterization of ZnO thin films for formaldehyde sensing at room temperature 2023 (11)

Mechanism of Imprinting Process in the Ni-P Metallic Glass Films: A Molecular Dynamics Study 2023 (3)

Unsteady Radiative Maxwell Fluid Flow over an Expanding Sheet with Sodium Alginate Water-Based Copper-Graphene Oxide Hybrid Nanomaterial: An Application to Solar Aircraft 2022 (10)

Prescribed Thermal Activity in the Radiative Bidirectional Flow of Magnetized Hybrid Nanofluid: Keller-Box Approach 2022 (13)

Sin Yuan Lai | Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

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

Xiamen University | Malaysia

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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

 

 

 

Jie Wang | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Jie Wang | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Nanjing Institute of Technology | China

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Jie Wang began his academic journey  in Materials Science and Engineering. His early academic pursuits laid the foundation for his future research endeavors, providing him with a strong background in the field.

Professional Endeavors

Currently serving  at the Nanjing Institute of Technology, Dr. Jie Wang has established himself as a prominent figure in materials research. Through his professional endeavors, he has contributed significantly to the advancement of knowledge in his field.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Jie Wang's research primarily focuses on the interdependence of surface roughness on icephobic performance, exploring the effect of different interface conditions on energy absorption characteristics, and investigating microporous metallic scaffolds supported liquid-infused icephobic construction. His work extends to studying surface topography's influence on icephobic behavior and preparing glass fiber reinforced 3D fabric reinforced epoxy foam sandwich composites.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Jie Wang's contributions to materials science have been recognized through his published articles and research findings. His work has garnered attention within the academic community, earning him accolades and recognition for his significant contributions to the field.

Impact and Influence

Through his research, Dr. Jie Wang has made a substantial impact on the understanding of surface properties and their applications in icephobic behavior. His findings have practical implications in various industries, including aerospace, transportation, and infrastructure, where icephobic materials are crucial for safety and efficiency.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Jie Wang's legacy lies in his pioneering research in materials science, particularly in the field of icephobic behavior and surface properties. His ongoing contributions promise to further advance our understanding of these areas, leading to the development of innovative materials and technologies with diverse applications in real-world scenarios.

Notable Publications

Study on durable icephobic surfaces modified with phase change oil impregnation 2024

The effect of different interface conditions on the energy absorption characteristics of Al/CFPP hybrid tube 2023 (1) 

Microporous metallic scaffolds supported liquid infused icephobic construction 2023 (4)

Study on the influencing factors of spontaneous wettability transition behaviour on metallic-based surfaces 2022 (6)

Metallic skeleton promoted two-phase durable icephobic layers 2021 (14)

 

 

Yan Zhang | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Yan Zhang | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

Xinjiang University | China

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Early Academic Pursuits

Assoc Prof Dr. Yan Zhang commenced his academic journey with a focus on researching the weldability of materials and connections of heterogeneous materials. During his PhD at Jilin University, he was honored with titles such as "Excellent Graduate Student" and "Excellent Doctoral Dissertation." Under the guidance of Mr. Sun Daqian, his research primarily delved into welding metallurgy, establishing a strong theoretical foundation and comprehensive professional knowledge.

Professional Endeavors

Following his graduation, Dr. Zhang joined Xinjiang University as a high-level introduced talent, later becoming an associate professor, postgraduate tutor, and IIW International Welding Engineer. Over the past five years, he has published over 60 academic papers, with more than 50 included in SCI journals. Dr. Zhang has also undertaken various projects, including those funded by prestigious bodies like the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation and the Natural Science Foundation of the Autonomous Region.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Zhang's research focuses on welding dissimilar materials, particularly titanium alloys and stainless steel, using innovative techniques such as laser welding and brazing. His work has resulted in numerous publications and patents, demonstrating his expertise in this specialized area. He has also actively participated in international conferences and academic exchanges to stay at the forefront of welding technology.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Dr. Zhang has received recognition for his scholarly contributions and academic achievements. His papers have been highly cited and recognized by prestigious journals and international conferences. He has also been invited to serve as a technical consultant for industrial companies and as an editorial board member for reputable academic journals.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Zhang's research has had a significant impact on the field of welding and materials science. His innovative approaches to welding dissimilar materials have contributed to advancements in industrial applications, particularly in sectors such as aerospace and automotive engineering. His work has also inspired and guided numerous graduate students in their research endeavors.

Legacy and Future Contributions

With a strong academic background and a wealth of research experience, Dr. Yan Zhang's legacy lies in his dedication to advancing welding technology and materials science. His contributions have not only enriched academic knowledge but also facilitated practical solutions for real-world engineering challenges. As he continues to mentor students, collaborate with industry partners, and publish groundbreaking research, Dr. Zhang's influence on the field is set to endure for years to come.

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Self-assembly of MXene V2CTx/Ag/rGO layered multiscale structure nanocomposite 2023

Effect of laser power, speed and offset on the welding performance of 304 SS/Al2O3 ceramics 2024

Effect of Ti3C2Tx/Ag MXene fillers on the electrical conductivity of Ag-coated Cu conductive adhesives 2023 (1)

Research advances on weldability of Mg alloy and other metals worldwide in recent 20 years 2023 (8)

The butt of CP-Ti/304 stainless steel and CP-Ti/T2 bimetallic sheets using laser-induction heating welding technology 2022 (7)

 

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.

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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)