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)

 

 

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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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)

 

Pankaj Kumar | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Pankaj Kumar | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Graphic Era Deemed to be University | India

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Dr. Pankaj Kumar is an accomplished academic in the field of electronics and communication engineering. His early academic journey laid a strong foundation for his expertise and research interests. He pursued his undergraduate and postgraduate studies with a focus on electronics, honing his skills and knowledge in semiconductor devices and circuit design.

Professional Endeavors

Currently serving as an Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Graphic Era Deemed to be University, Dehradun, India, Dr. Kumar has been actively involved in both teaching and research. His professional endeavors extend beyond academia, contributing to significant advancements in semiconductor technology and electronic devices.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Kumar's research primarily focuses on the development and optimization of Tunnel Field-Effect Transistors (TFETs) and other advanced semiconductor devices. He has extensively worked on gate-all-around (GAA) TFETs, investigating their performance, reliability, and potential applications in biosensing and radiation-hardened electronics. His contributions include the development of models for the impact of various environmental and operational stresses on these devices.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Kumar has been recognized for his prolific contributions to the field through numerous publications in prestigious journals. His work has been featured in IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, Microelectronics Reliability, and Scientific Reports (Nature), among others. Additionally, he has presented his research findings at various international conferences, further establishing his reputation as a leading researcher in his domain.

Impact and Influence

The impact of Dr. Kumar's research is evidenced by his numerous publications and the citations they have garnered. His work on the detection of cancer using TFET biosensors and the study of radiation effects on semiconductor devices has significant implications for medical diagnostics and the development of radiation-hardened electronics. His research findings contribute to the broader understanding and advancement of semiconductor technology, influencing both academic research and practical applications.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Pankaj Kumar's legacy is marked by his persistent pursuit of innovation and excellence in electronics and communication engineering. His ongoing research promises further advancements in TFET technology and its applications. As he continues to explore new frontiers in semiconductor devices, his contributions are expected to pave the way for next-generation electronic systems with enhanced performance, reliability, and functionality.

 

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Trade-off analysis between gm/ID and fT of GNR-FETs with single-gate and double-gate device structure 2024

Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer Detection Considering Transconductance Generation Factor (gm/IDS) as a Sensing Metric for III–V Gate-All-Around Tunnel FET Biosensor 2023 (1)

Impact of hole trap-detrap mechanism on X-ray irradiation induced threshold voltage shift of radiation-hardened GAA TFET device 2023 (1)

Assessment of interface trapped charge induced threshold voltage hysteresis effect in gate-all-around TFET 2023 (1)

Assessment of Negative Bias Temperature Instability Due to Interface and Oxide Trapped Charges in Gate-All-Around TFET Devices 2023 (2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guldem Utkan | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

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

SUNUM, Sabanci University | Turkey

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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.

 

Notable Publications

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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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

 

 

 

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.

Notable Publications

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)