Preeta Sharan | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Preeta Sharan | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

The Oxford College of Engineering | India

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Early Academic Pursuits 🎓

Dr. Preeta Sharan's academic journey began with a strong foundation in engineering and technology. She completed her Ph.D. from the Institute of Technology (IT), Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in 1998. Following this, she pursued post-doctoral research at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, in 2002. These formative years were marked by rigorous research and academic excellence, setting the stage for her future contributions to the field of engineering.

Professional Endeavors 🏢

Currently, Dr. Preeta Sharan is a Professor and Dean of Research at The Oxford College of Engineering in Bangalore. Her professional journey has been enriched by numerous roles and responsibilities, demonstrating her dedication to both teaching and research.  Her professional journey also includes extensive international exposure, having visited countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, China, and Ireland.

Contributions and Research Focus 🔬

Dr. Sharan's research has been prolific, with over 200 publications to her name, including 150+ journal articles and 80 conference paper presentations. Her innovative mind is also reflected in her 13 patents filed in India. Her research interests lie in the fields of electronics and photonics, where she has made significant contributions, particularly in developing photonic devices and systems.

Accolades and Recognition 🏆

Dr. Preeta Sharan's work has been recognized with numerous awards and honors. Notable among these are:

  • "Woman of the Year" by the American Biographical Institute (ABI USA) in 1998 and 2009.
  • IEEE Humanitarian Challenge Awards by the R10 Section, Asia Pacific in 2012 and 2013.
  • VGST Citation Award for the Center of Excellence in Photonics by the Vision Group of Science and Technology.
  • Various project awards including the 1st Rank in IMARC, SIGHT project in 2015 and Best Project of the Year Award by KSCST in 2017.
  • Innovation Project Award by IEEE WIECON in 2017 and Light Excellence Award by IEEE Photonic Society, Bangalore Section in 2019.
  • National Award by KSTA Karnataka State and Technology Academy for a project in 2022.
  • Honored as one of the 75 women across India in STEAM, featured in the book "She Is: 75 Women in STEAM" in 2022.

Impact and Influence 🌟

Dr. Sharan's influence extends beyond her research. She has been actively involved in the IEEE community, serving as the SIGHT Coordinator for the IEEE Bangalore Section in 2014 and the Student Activity Chair in 2013. Her contributions to innovation in teaching were recognized with a published article in WIPRO's "MISSION 10X" magazine in 2012.

Legacy and Future Contributions 🌐

Dr. Preeta Sharan's legacy is built on her relentless pursuit of excellence in engineering education and research. She has received numerous scholarships, including the GATE-94 from the HRD Ministry, Government of India, UGC Fellowships for JRF and SRF, and a BHU Scholarship for research in 1992. Her dedication to her field and her students ensures that she will continue to make significant contributions to engineering and technology, inspiring future generations of engineers and researchers.

 

Publications

  • A rail wheel contact temperature prediction model using fiber Bragg Grating sensor on test rig
    Authors: N. Deepa, Preeta Sharan, Sneha Sharma
    Journal: Optical Fiber Technology
    Year: 2024

 

  • An FBG-based optical pressure sensor for the measurement of radial artery pulse pressure
    Authors: Gowda, R.B., Sharan, P., Saara, K., Braim, M., Alodhayb, A.N.
    Journal: Journal of Biophotonics
    Year: 2024

 

  • Design and analysis of a fiber Bragg grating-based foot pressure assessment system
    Authors: Sharan, P., Khouqeer, G.A., El-Badry, B.A., Upadhyaya, A.M.
    Journal: Journal of Biophotonics
    Year: 2024

 

  • Real-time implementation of optical sensor on lab rig model for speed estimation
    Authors: Nagaraju, D., Sharan, P., Sharma, S., Chakraborty, S.
    Journal: Journal of Optics (India)
    Year: 2024

 

  • Measurement model of integrated FBG sensor for beam structure
    Authors: Nandi, S., Chethana, K., Srinivas, T., Sharan, P.
    Journal: Journal of Optics (India)
    Year: 2024

 

 

 

 

Feifei Feng | Health Professions | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Feifei Feng | Health Professions | Best Researcher Award 

The Second Hospital of Shandong University | China

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Feifei Feng embarked on her academic journey in clinical medicine, obtaining a Master's degree through a seven-year program at Zhejiang University (2005-2012). She continued her education with a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in Internal Medicine from Qilu Medical College, Shandong University (2017-2020). Her academic training laid a robust foundation in both clinical and research aspects of internal medicine, particularly focusing on respiratory and critical care.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Feng's professional career has been marked by her role as an Associate Chief Physician in the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine at the Second Hospital of Shandong University (09/2022 - Present). In this capacity, she is responsible for the daily consultation and treatment of patients with respiratory and critical care needs. Her work emphasizes the diagnosis and management of respiratory diseases, with a particular focus on lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Feng's research has significantly contributed to understanding and treating respiratory diseases. Her research focus includes:

*Silicosis and Pulmonary Fibrosis: Dr. Feng has extensively studied the pathogenesis of silicosis and the therapeutic effects of compounds like Tanshinone IIA in attenuating silica-induced pulmonary fibrosis.

*Cancer Therapy: Her work on the inhibitory effects of polyphyllins and their role in enhancing chemosensitivity of cancer cells to treatments like cisplatin has been groundbreaking.

*Signaling Pathways: She has delved into the molecular mechanisms underlying disease processes, such as the TGF-β1/Smad signaling pathway, EMT, NOX4 inhibition, and Nrf2/ARE signaling activation.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Feng's contributions to the field have been widely recognized through numerous publications in high-impact journals. Some of her notable works include:

"Role of TRIM59 in regulating PPM1A in the pathogenesis of silicosis and the intervention effect of tanshinone IIA" (Biomed Pharmacother, 2024).

"Tanshinone IIA attenuates silica-induced pulmonary fibrosis via Nrf2-mediated inhibition of EMT and TGF-β1/Smad signaling" (Chem Biol Interact, 2020).

Impact and Influence

Dr. Feng's research has had a profound impact on the medical community's understanding of respiratory diseases and their treatment. Her studies on the molecular pathways involved in pulmonary fibrosis and cancer therapy have opened new avenues for developing targeted treatments. By elucidating the mechanisms of disease and identifying potential therapeutic agents, her work has contributed to improved patient outcomes and advanced the field of respiratory medicine.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Feng continues to make strides in her field through her ongoing clinical practice and research. Her dedication to understanding complex respiratory diseases and finding innovative treatments ensures that her contributions will have a lasting impact. Future research endeavors are likely to build on her current work, exploring new therapeutic targets and improving the quality of care for patients with respiratory diseases. Her legacy will be marked by her commitment to advancing medical science and improving patient health outcomes.

 

Notable Publications

Role of TRIM59 in regulating PPM1A in the pathogenesis of silicosis and the intervention effect of tanshinone IIA 2024

Inhibitory effects of polyphyllins I and VII on human cisplatin-resistant NSCLC via p53 upregulation and CIP2A/AKT/mTOR signaling axis inhibition 2019 (26)

Tanshinone IIA attenuates silica-induced pulmonary fibrosis via Nrf2-mediated inhibition of EMT and TGF-β1/Smad signaling 2020 (52)

Polyphyllin I induces apoptosis and autophagy in temozolomide-resistant glioma via modulation of NRF2 and MAPK-signaling activation 2023 (2)

Ginsenoside Rb1 Alleviates Bleomycin-Induced Pulmonary Inflammation and Fibrosis by Suppressing Central Nucleotide-Binding Oligomerization-, Leucine-Rich Repeat-, and Pyrin Domains-Containing Protein Three Inflammasome Activation and the NF-κB Pathway 2022 (8)

Detection and significance of exosomal mRNA expression profiles in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with meningeal carcinomatosis 2021 (6)

Astragaloside IV alleviates silica‑induced pulmonary fibrosis via inactivation of the TGF‑β1/Smad2/3 signaling pathway 2021 (23)

 

 

 

 

Vishnu Dharssini A.C | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Vishnu Dharssini A.C | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Thiagarajar College of Engineering | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Ms. Vishnu Dharssini A.C has consistently demonstrated a passion for knowledge and excellence in her academic journey. Her pursuit of higher education in Electrical and Electronics Engineering began at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, where she excelled academically. She was awarded a Silver Medal as the Best Outgoing Student of the Year 2021. Her dedication and outstanding performance were further recognized through awards for her achievements in the Anna University semestral examinations for two consecutive years, 2017 and 2018.

Professional Endeavors

Ms. Dharssini's professional endeavors are marked by her dedication to research and development in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. She has engaged in various innovative projects, such as the simulation and analysis of a standalone microgrid for grid stability and modeling energy demand for an educational institution. Her current work focuses on an IoT-based demand side management and control scheme for smart grids. Additionally, she has gained valuable industrial exposure through her involvement in projects and collaborations.

Contributions and Research Focus

Ms. Dharssini has made significant contributions to the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, particularly in smart grid and renewable energy technologies. She is also exploring the burgeoning fields of machine learning and deep learning. Her research is supported by her proficiency in tools and software such as MATLAB, ETAP, Power World Simulator, Grafana, HOMER, DIG SILENT Power Factory Software, and PARAMICS. Her dedication to research is evident from her publications, which include two book chapters, seven conference papers, and five journal articles.

Accolades and Recognition

Ms. Dharssini's academic and research excellence have been widely recognized. In June 2023, she was selected for the "International Young Scientist Awards" under the category of "Best Researcher Award." Her commitment to continuous learning and skill enhancement is evident from her participation in numerous courses during the COVID-19 lockdown, including over five IEEE courses and five Coursera courses. Her efforts were further acknowledged when she received the "Savitha" scheme fellowship from Thiagarajar Research Fellowship in June 2022.

Impact and Influence

Ms. Dharssini's impact extends beyond her research contributions. She has actively participated in international conferences, where she has presented her work and engaged with the global academic community. Her involvement in initiatives such as the "Science and Technology Capacity Building for Industrial Needs" by the Tamil Nadu Council for Science and Technology in Chennai in 2019 highlights her commitment to applying her knowledge for industrial and societal benefits.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Ms. Vishnu Dharssini A.C's legacy in Electrical and Electronics Engineering is marked by her rigorous research, academic excellence, and dedication to continuous learning. As she continues her career, her contributions to smart grid technology, renewable energy systems, and the integration of machine learning in engineering are anticipated to advance the field significantly. Her ongoing research and professional endeavors promise to leave a lasting impact on the scientific community and pave the way for future innovations.

 

Notable Publications

Three-tier integrated demand-supply energy management for optimized energy usage in institutional building 2024

Smart Energy Source Management in a Commercial Building Microgrid 2024

An Investigation on Static Reconfiguration of Solar Photovoltaic Panels by Adopting Arithmetic Array Modelling 2023 (1)

Deployment of IoT-Based Smart Demand-Side Management System with an Enhanced Degree of User Comfort at an Educational Institution 2023 (4)

Energy Pattern Classification and Prediction in an Educational Institution using Deep Learning Framework 2022 (5)

 

 

Dhanalakshmi Karuppaiyan | Physics and Astronomy | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Dhanalakshmi Karuppaiyan | Physics and Astronomy | Best Researcher Award

Mookambigai College of Engineering | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Dhanalakshmi Karuppaiyan demonstrated a keen interest in the field of physics from an early age, leading her to pursue an extensive and distinguished academic career. She began her educational journey with a Bachelor of Science in Physics at Shrimati Indira Gandhi College, Trichy, achieving a commendable 70% from 2007 to 2010. Her passion for the subject propelled her to continue her studies at the same institution, where she completed her Master of Science in Physics with an impressive 76.8% from 2010 to 2012. Dr. Dhanalakshmi further advanced her expertise by obtaining a Master of Philosophy in Physics from Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, Trichy, in 2013, with a score of 75.5%. Her academic endeavors culminated in a Doctor of Philosophy in Physics from Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, where she earned her PhD with high commendation from 2017 to 2021.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Dhanalakshmi has held various significant positions throughout her career. She began as a UGC Major Project Assistant at the PG & Research Department of Physics, Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, from 2013 to 2017. In 2021, she transitioned to the role of Lecturer in the same department, where she served until 2023. Concurrently, she took on the role of Assistant Warden at the Padmabhushan Sri N. Ramaswami Ayyar Educational Complex Hostel, a position she held from 2013 to 2023. Additionally, Dr. Dhanalakshmi was the Association Vice President in the PG & Research Department of Physics during the academic year 2022-2023. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at Mookambigai College of Engineering, Kalamavur, Pudukkottai, where she continues to inspire and educate the next generation of physicists.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Dhanalakshmi’s research contributions span various areas of physics, with a particular focus on acoustic, spectroscopic, and antimicrobial studies. Her PhD work involved studying ternary peptide solutions through acoustic, spectroscopic, and molecular docking methods. She has also conducted significant research in the spectroscopic and thermodynamic properties of non-aqueous solutions, as evidenced by her M.Phil and M.Sc projects. Dr. Dhanalakshmi has been involved in numerous research projects, including a notable UGC Major Project on peptides as probes of molecular interactions in amide solutions. Her research outputs are well-documented in numerous peer-reviewed international journals and conference presentations.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Dhanalakshmi’s academic and research excellence has been recognized through various awards and honors. Her patent on “Advances in Gene Transfer with the Association of Nanoparticles for Therapeutic Treatment,” published by the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trade Marks, Government of India in 2022, underscores her innovative contributions to science. She has also received accolades for her research publications in reputed journals like the International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, and the Journal of Molecular Liquids, among others. Her papers have been presented at numerous national and international conferences, further highlighting her impact on the scientific community.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Dhanalakshmi’s work has had a significant impact on the field of physics, particularly in the areas of molecular interactions, acoustic properties, and antimicrobial activities of peptides. Her research findings have contributed to a deeper understanding of the physicochemical properties of various substances, influencing subsequent studies and applications in related fields. Her role as a lecturer and assistant professor has enabled her to mentor and guide many students, shaping their academic and professional trajectories.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Dhanalakshmi’s legacy is characterized by her dedication to advancing scientific knowledge and her commitment to education. Her numerous research publications and conference presentations have established her as a respected figure in the field of physics. Moving forward, she aims to continue her research on molecular interactions and spectroscopic studies, with a focus on finding practical applications for her discoveries. Dr. Dhanalakshmi's future contributions are expected to further enhance our understanding of complex scientific phenomena and inspire future generations of scientists. Her career objective remains to achieve significant milestones that contribute to the development and growth of the scientific community.

 

Notable Publications

Exploring photobiological performance of ternary chemical combinations: Ultrasonic, spectroscopic investigations, photochemical reactivity, topology and antimicrobial evaluation of acetic acid trihydrate, 2-[(2-aminoacetyl) amino] acetic acid with methanamide 2024

Enhancing diesel engine performance and emissions control: The role of RuO2 nanoparticles and ammonia additives with microalgae blends 2024 (1)

How Do Microalgae Biodiesel Blends Affect the Acoustic and Vibration Characteristics of the Direct Injection Diesel Engine: An Experimental Examination  2023 (10)

Study of a peptide with a drug using ultrasonic velocity and molecular modelling techniques 2018 (1)

DENSITOMETRIC, VISCOMETRIC AND CONDUCTOMETRIC STUDY OF NON-AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS OF PEPTIDE AND ELECTROLYTE 2017 (1)

 

 

 

 

Saira Naz | Mathematics | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Saira Naz | Mathematics | Best Researcher Award

Quaid-I-Azam University | Pakistan

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Saira Naz's academic journey began with a strong foundation in science and mathematics. She completed her Matriculation in 2007 from Quaid Science Academy, Rawalpindi, excelling in Math, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. She continued her studies at Army Public School & College, Qasim Aviation Base, where she completed her F.Sc. in 2009 with a focus on Math, Statistics, and Computer Science. Her undergraduate studies at Punjab University culminated in a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Statistics in 2011. She further pursued her passion for mathematics at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, earning an M.Sc. in Mathematics in 2014, an M.Phil. in Applied Mathematics in 2018, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics in 2022.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Saira Naz has accumulated a wealth of teaching experience in various educational institutions. She currently serves as a faculty member at Air University, Islamabad, and as a visiting faculty at Bahria University. Her previous teaching roles include positions at Islamabad College of Management & Commerce and Spring Field Public School and College in Rawalpindi. Additionally, she holds a B.Ed. from Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, which further complements her teaching credentials.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Naz's research focuses on fluid mechanics, nanofluids, and entropy optimization. Her notable projects include studies on the melting and dissipative effects in entropy-induced Darcy-Forchheimer flow, the significance of nonlinear radiation in entropy-generated flow of ternary-hybrid nanofluids, and the effectiveness of Darcy-Forchheimer and nonlinear mixed convection in stratified Maxwell nanomaterial flow. Her research has been published in high-impact journals such as Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, Ain Shams Engineering Journal, and Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Naz has attended several prestigious conferences, including the 7th and 9th International Conferences on Recent Developments in Fluid Mechanics and the Conference on Emerging Issues of Environmental Degradation, Natural Hazards, and Water Security. Her research publications in well-regarded journals with high impact factors are a testament to her contributions and recognition in the field of applied mathematics and fluid mechanics.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Naz has significantly influenced her students and peers through her dedication to teaching and research. Her ability to convey complex mathematical concepts and her active involvement in cutting-edge research have made her a respected figure in the academic community. Her mentoring skills and commitment to academic excellence have inspired many students to pursue careers in mathematics and engineering.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Saira Naz's ongoing research and teaching endeavors promise a lasting impact on the field of applied mathematics. Her work on fluid mechanics and nanofluids is poised to contribute to advancements in thermal engineering and material science. As she continues to explore new research avenues and mentor future generations, her legacy will be one of innovation, dedication, and academic excellence.

 

Notable Publication

Entropy optimized radiative flow conveying hybrid nanomaterials(MgO-MoS2/C2H6O2) with melting heat characteristics and Cattaneo-Christov theory: OHAM analysis 2024

Significance of nonlinear radiation in entropy generated flow of ternary-hybrid nanofluids with variable thermal conductivity and viscous dissipation 2024 (1)

Melting and dissipative effects about entropy induced Darcy-Forchheimer flow involving ternary-hybrid nanofluids 2024 (3)

Soret and Dufour impacts in entropy optimized MHD flow by third-grade liquid involving variable thermal characteristics 2024

Numerical modeling and analysis of non-Newtonian nanofluid featuring activation energy 2019 (6)

 

 

Elif Donmez | Nursing and Health Professions | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Elif Donmez | Nursing and Health Professions | Best Researcher Award

University of Health Sciences | Turkey

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Early Academic Pursuits

Ms. Elif Donmez began her academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Gulhane Military Medical Academy in 2007, followed by a Master's in Public Health Nursing from the same institution in 2011. She pursued her Ph.D. in Public Health Nursing at Istanbul University Florence Nightingale Nursing Faculty, completing it in 2017. Her doctoral thesis focused on the impact of nurse navigation programs on colorectal cancer screening behaviors.

Professional Endeavors

Ms. Donmez's career spans various roles that have enriched her expertise in oncology nursing and public health. She served as a Research Assistant at Gulhane Military Medical Academy and worked extensively in medical oncology and emergency nursing at institutions like Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital and Ardahan Military Hospital. She later transitioned into academia, holding teaching positions at Istanbul Science University and Bahcesehir University.

Contributions and Research Focus

Her research focuses on enhancing cancer care through innovative nursing interventions and exploring factors influencing patient outcomes. Ms. Donmez has authored numerous articles in prestigious international and national peer-reviewed journals, addressing topics such as nurse navigation, cancer screening behaviors, and quality of life in cancer patients. She has also contributed chapters to scholarly books on oncology nursing and health assessment.

Accolades and Recognition

Ms. Donmez's contributions have garnered recognition within the academic and healthcare communities. She has received several awards for her impactful research. Her work on nurse navigation and cancer screening has been widely cited, reflecting its influence on oncology nursing practices.

Impact and Influence

Ms. Donmez's research on nurse navigation programs has significantly influenced healthcare practices, particularly in promoting cancer screening behaviors and improving patient outcomes. Her studies on complementary and alternative medicine usage among cancer patients have contributed valuable insights into enhancing quality of life during cancer treatment.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Head of the Oncology Nursing Department at Health Sciences University, Ms. Donmez continues to lead groundbreaking research initiatives aimed at advancing oncology nursing practices. Her future contributions are poised to further bridge the gap between academic research and clinical application, ultimately enhancing the standard of cancer care delivery.

 

Notable Publications

Innovative Cancer Follow-Up with Telehealth: A New Method for Oncology Nurses 2024

Association between multimorbidity and postoperative mortality in patients undergoing major surgery: a prospective study in 29 countries across Europe 2024 (1)

Colorectal cancer screening: understanding the needs of the pre-screening group 2023 (1)

RESILIENCE, POST-TRAUMATIC GROWTH, DEPRESSION, AND ANXIETY IN CANCER PATIENTS 2023

Early integration of palliative care among cancer patients: The perspective of oncology nurses in Turkey 2022 (2)

 

 

 

 

Tatiana Romero Arias | Health Professions | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Tatiana Romero Arias | Health Professions | Best Researcher Award

European University of the Canary Islands | Spain

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Tatiana Romero Arias began her academic journey in her native Spain, focusing on Speech Therapy at the University of La Laguna. She completed her Higher Degree in Speech Therapy in 2014, followed by a Master's in Cognitive Neuroscience and Specific Support Needs in 2015. She continued her academic pursuits with an additional Master's in Voice Rehabilitation from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2016. Her educational trajectory culminated in a doctoral degree in Psychology from the University of La Laguna in 2021.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Romero Arias' professional career is marked by significant contributions in research and academia. She served as Research Staff in Training at the University of La Laguna and later as Postdoctoral Research Staff at the Ministry of Science and Innovation. Currently, she holds the position of Assistant Professor Doctor at the Pontifical University of Salamanca, specializing in Speech Therapy within the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Contributions and Research Focus

Her research focuses on various aspects of Speech Therapy and Cognitive Neuroscience, with notable contributions in voice rehabilitation, neurological disorders affecting speech, and educational practices in the field of speech therapy. She has led and participated in several research projects exploring these areas, including studies on vocal tract exercises and the rehabilitation of speech post-COVID-19.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Romero Arias has garnered recognition for her scholarly work, evidenced by her publications in reputable journals such as the Journal of Speech Therapy Research and Majorensis. Her contributions to the field have been acknowledged through invitations to speak at seminars and conferences, both nationally and internationally.

Impact and Influence

Her work has had a tangible impact on both academic discourse and clinical practice in Speech Therapy. By exploring innovative approaches to therapy and contributing to educational initiatives, she has shaped the way professionals approach speech rehabilitation and neurological disorders.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Looking ahead, Dr. Romero Arias continues to expand her research agenda, aiming to further integrate technological advancements into clinical practice and educational frameworks. Her dedication to mentoring students and her involvement in international research collaborations underscore her commitment to advancing the field of Speech Therapy.

Notable publications

Clinical indicators of dysphagia in patients with Parkinson disease 2024

Voice assessment and intervention in patients with Sexually Transmitted Diseases: a systematic review 2024

Biomechanical Parameters of Voice in Parkinson’s Disease Patients 2024

Efficacy of semi-occluded vocal tract exercises in essential tremor: a case study 2023

Voice Sequelae Following Recovery From COVID-19 2022 (5)

 

 

Satheesh Kumar M | Computer Science | Best Research Award

Mr. Satheesh Kumar M | Computer Science | Best Research Award

K.L.N. College of Engineering | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Mr. Satheesh Kumar's academic journey began at St. Mary's Higher Secondary School in Dindigul, where he completed his S.S.L.C in 1999. He then attended NSVV Boys Higher Secondary School, also in Dindigul, where he completed his H.S.C in 2001. Mr. Kumar pursued a B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering from PSNA College of Engineering and Technology, graduating with first-class honors in 2005. He continued his education with an M.E. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University College of Engineering, Trichirapalli, Anna University, Chennai, also graduating with first-class honors in 2012. Currently, he is pursuing a part-time Ph.D. in Information and Communication Engineering at Anna University, having submitted his synopsis in April 2024.

Professional Endeavors

With over 18 years and 4 months of academic experience, Mr. Satheesh Kumar has been serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Technology at K.L.N. College of Engineering, Madurai, since September 2005. He also mentors at Infinity Uniquers Consulting Services (KLNCE - TBI) and is a Certified Data Scientist by NIELIT, Chennai, Government of India. His career objective is to achieve great heights through continuous learning, maintaining dynamism, vision, and competitiveness in the challenging global scenario.

Contributions and Research Focus

Mr. Satheesh Kumar has significantly contributed to the academic and professional fields through his roles and research. As the Department NBA Coordinator, he has played a crucial role in the accreditation processes in 2012, 2016, and 2023. He has also served as the NAAC Criteria 1 Coordinator and has been instrumental in establishing the industry-collaborated Honeywell Sentience Lab on campus. His consultancy work includes collaborations with Honeywell Technologies Solutions and Sundaram Medical Devices. Mr. Kumar mentors startup initiatives such as Infinity Uniquers Consulting Services and has received project funds from MSME and IISc Bangalore. His academic contributions include coordinating the Department Board of Studies (BoS) process, managing various department laboratories, and mentoring student projects that have received state-level recognition and awards.

Accolades and Recognition

Mr. Satheesh Kumar's excellence in teaching and research has been recognized through numerous awards and honors. He received the Young Achiever Award from the Institute for Exploring Advances in Engineering (IEAE) in June 2018. He has organized national events such as hackathons, project contests, and seminars and has secured funds for Faculty Development Training Programs (FDTP) from Anna University, Chennai. His efforts in mentoring students and coordinating academic and research activities have been acknowledged through various awards and recognitions at institutional and state levels.

Impact and Influence

Mr. Satheesh Kumar has had a substantial impact on both academia and industry. He has mentored numerous students, guiding them in their academic and research pursuits. His industry collaborations have led to practical applications and solutions, including projects like "Hello Friend" and "Micro Zoom Zone," which have received significant awards and recognition. His active involvement in accreditation, quality assurance, and innovation promotion has contributed to the academic quality and standards of his institution.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Mr. Satheesh Kumar's legacy is marked by his dedication to academic excellence, research innovation, and industry collaboration. His future contributions are expected to continue in the same vein, focusing on enhancing educational practices, fostering research and development, and mentoring the next generation of engineers and researchers. His ongoing Ph.D. pursuit and continuous engagement in academic and professional activities reflect his commitment to lifelong learning and contribution to the field of Information Technology.

 

Notable Publications

A public static agreement key based cryptography for secure data transmission in WSN based smart environment application 2024

Modelling Air Pollution and Traffic Congestion Problem Through Mobile Application 2023

I2RED: Integrated IRED based congestion control for data transmission in sensor cloud networks 2015

 

 

Madhusmita Panda | Radiation Dosimetry | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Madhusmita Panda | Radiation Dosimetry | Best Researcher Award

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Ms. Madhusmita Panda has demonstrated academic excellence throughout her educational journey. She completed her SSC at Kural School, Odisha, in 2010. Following this, she excelled in her Higher Secondary education at Nayagarh Junior College, Odisha, in 2012. She then pursued a B.Sc. in Physics from Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha, and graduated in 2015 with 86.27%. Her dedication to her studies continued at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, where she earned an M.Sc. in Physics with an impressive 92.05% in 2017. Additionally, she completed a Diploma in Nuclear Reactor Physics from BARC Training School, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, in 2019.

Professional Endeavors

Ms. Panda has accrued significant research experience, totaling four years in the field of luminescence dosimetry and electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy. Her technical skills are robust, encompassing programming knowledge in MATLAB, FORTRAN, C, and C++. She has hands-on experience with sophisticated instruments such as the RISO TL/OSL Reader Model DA-20, the X-band EPR spectrometer (Bruker), and the FLS80 PL spectrometer.

Contributions and Research Focus

Ms. Panda’s research contributions are substantial, particularly in the domains of luminescence dosimetry and EPR spectroscopy. She has published multiple journal articles, including notable works on the use of surface mount multilayer ceramic capacitors as optically stimulated luminescent dosimeters and spectroscopic comparisons of tooth enamel separation methods for EPR retrospective dosimetry. Her research extends to conference papers presented at prominent forums, including studies on EPR fingernail dosimetry and investigations into OSL retrospective dosimetric methods.

Accolades and Recognition

Ms. Panda's dedication and achievements have been recognized with the Inspire Scholarship from the Department of Science and Technology, which she received from 2013 to 2017. This scholarship underscores her academic prowess and potential in the scientific field.

Impact and Influence

Ms. Panda's impact in the field of physics is evidenced by her prolific research output and her role in advancing the understanding of dosimetry techniques. Her work has influenced both academic circles and practical applications, contributing to the fields of radiation physics and safety.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Ms. Panda’s future contributions are poised to be influential, given her solid foundation in physics and her ongoing research activities. Her expertise in luminescence dosimetry and EPR spectroscopy is likely to continue driving advancements in these areas, benefiting both scientific research and practical applications in radiation safety and dosimetry. Her commitment to academic excellence and research innovation positions her as a promising leader in her field.

Notable Publications

Spectroscopic and dosimetric comparison of tooth enamel separation methods for EPR retrospective dosimetry 2024

Surface mount multilayer ceramic capacitors as optically stimulated luminescent dosimeters 2023 (1)

Metal-Organic Frameworks as Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dosimeter 2023

A systematic quartz extraction method for retrospective dosimetry and dating 2021 (1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oliver Skan | Medicine and Dentistry | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Oliver Skan | Medicine and Dentistry | Best Researcher Award

Royal Free London NHS Trust | United Kingdom

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Oliver Skan embarked on his medical journey at Keble College, University of Oxford, where he pursued a BM BCh degree from 2014 to 2020. His academic performance was exceptional, earning him a distinction in his BM BCh and a First Class Honours in Medical Sciences. Throughout his studies, he demonstrated outstanding aptitude, securing numerous prestigious educational prizes. These include the Meakins McLaren Medal for the highest overall performance during clinical school, the Sir Roger Bannister Prize for clinical neuroscience, and the Stewart Greenall Memorial Prize for excelling in OSCE examinations. His consistent excellence also earned him the Sir Peter Morris Prize in Surgery and the Gibbs Prize for his performance in first BM examinations part II, along with a scholarship from Keble College.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Skan's clinical experience is extensive and diverse. He began his foundation training in North Central London, where he spent four months each in General Surgery (F1) and Plastic Surgery (F2). His commitment to surgical excellence led him to a Junior Clinical Fellowship in Plastic Surgery at The Royal Free Hospital in London from August 2022 to February 2023. His skill and dedication were further recognized when he ranked first nationally in the 2023 Core Surgical Training applications, leading to his current position in Core Surgical Training from October 2023 to October 2025.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Skan has made significant contributions to medical research, particularly focusing on surgical outcomes and medical education. His research on gender-based discrimination and sexual harassment among medical students was published in Medical Teacher in 2024. He has also been actively involved in the STARSurg initiative, where he coordinated data collection for the RECON study, demonstrating his leadership and data management skills. His work has been published in reputable journals such as the British Journal of Anaesthesia and the British Journal of Surgery.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Skan's academic and professional journey is marked by numerous accolades. His educational achievements at Oxford are complemented by recognition for his teaching excellence, such as the Certificate of Merit from Whittington Hospital. His research presentations and posters have been well-received at various national and international conferences, showcasing his ability to contribute valuable insights to the medical community.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Skan has significantly influenced medical education and research. His efforts to improve clinical education through courses like 'Fantastic Bleeps and How to Field Them' have benefited numerous medical students nationally and internationally. His role in audits and quality improvement projects, such as improving UTI management through telemedicine, underscores his commitment to enhancing patient care and clinical practice.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Looking ahead, Dr. Skan's legacy is one of excellence, leadership, and dedication to medical science and education. His ongoing Core Surgical Training and involvement in significant research projects position him to make further impactful contributions to the field. As a national committee member for We Are Donors, he also plays a vital role in promoting organ donation and transplantation education. Dr. Skan's future contributions are expected to continue shaping the landscape of medical education and surgical practice, benefiting both patients and the medical community at large.

 

Notable Publications

Examining medical students’ experience of gender-based discrimination and sexual harassment from clinical teachers at a UK medical school 2024