Gozde Ozaras Oz | Nursing and Health Professions | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Gozde Ozaras Oz | Nursing and Health Professions | Best Researcher Award

Cankiri Karatekin University | Turkey

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Gozde Ozaras Oz embarked on her academic journey with a fervent passion for nursing education and patient care. She pursued her doctoral studies at Hacettepe University's Institute of Health Sciences, completing her thesis titled "Leadership in Nursing" with the "Flicted Classroom Model." This pioneering research explored the impact of innovative teaching methods on learning outcomes, under the guidance of Thesis Advisor Emine Süheyla Abaan. Prior to her doctoral studies, Dr. Oz earned her master's degree from Ankara University, focusing on enhancing the quality of life for patients diagnosed with cancer at the Gynecological Oncology Clinic of Gazi University Faculty of Medicine Hospital, under the mentorship of Thesis Advisor Zeliha Ferda Özyurda.

Professional Endeavors

Armed with her academic achievements, Dr. Ozaras Oz transitioned seamlessly into the realm of academia. She assumed the role of Assistant Professor at Cankiri Karatekin University's Faculty of Health Sciences, where she made significant contributions to the Nursing Principles Department. Over the course of a decade, she served as a lecturer, imparting invaluable knowledge to aspiring nursing professionals while actively engaging in research endeavors. Dr. Oz also took on administrative responsibilities, demonstrating her leadership abilities as Vice Dean at Cankiri Karatekin University's Faculty of Health Sciences.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Ozaras Oz's scholarly pursuits center on advancing nursing education and patient care practices. Her research endeavors have focused on topics ranging from hemodialysis knowledge among nurses to the impact of web-based education on intramuscular injection skills. Notably, she has supervised several theses, fostering the academic growth of future nursing leaders. Additionally, Dr. Oz has led research projects aimed at enhancing patient care, including initiatives focused on digitalization in health sciences and innovations in patient hygiene practices.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Gozde Ozaras Oz's contributions to the field of nursing education and patient care have garnered recognition and accolades. Her innovative approach to teaching and research has earned her the admiration of peers and students alike. Furthermore, her commitment to academic excellence and leadership has been acknowledged through prestigious awards and appointments, including the honor of being named Vice Dean at Cankiri Karatekin University.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Ozaras Oz's work has had a profound impact on nursing education, research, and practice. Through her scholarly pursuits, she has advanced the knowledge base in nursing and contributed to the development of innovative teaching methodologies. Her research findings have informed evidence-based practices, ultimately enhancing patient care outcomes. Moreover, her leadership roles have inspired and empowered future generations of nursing professionals.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Dr. Gozde Ozaras Oz continues her academic journey, her legacy of excellence in nursing education and patient care will endure. Her dedication to advancing the field through research, teaching, and leadership serves as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring scholars and practitioners. With a steadfast commitment to innovation and excellence, she will undoubtedly continue to make significant contributions to the nursing profession, leaving a lasting impact on healthcare delivery and patient outcomes.

Notable Publications

Acceptance and Attitudes towards the COVID-19 Vaccines between 18-55 Ages: A Mixed Study from Turkey 2022

The effects of web based education and Kahoot usage in evaluation of the knowledge and skills regarding intramuscular injection among nursing students 2021 (21)

Use of a flipped classroom “Leadership in Nursing” course on nursing students' achievement and experiences: A quasi-experimental study 2021 (11)

 

 

Merve Asiler | Computer Science | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Merve Asiler | Computer Science | Best Researcher Award

Middle East Technical University | Turkey

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Early Academic Pursuits

Ms. Merve Asiler's academic journey began with an impressive performance at Yıldırım Beyazıt Science High School in Ankara, Turkey, where she graduated at the top of her class. She continued her education at the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey, earning dual bachelor's degrees in Computer Engineering and Mathematics. During her undergraduate studies, she developed a strong interest in algorithms, computer organization, operating systems, and computer graphics. She pursued her Master’s degree in Computer Engineering at METU, specializing in Big Data and Graph Databases, and is currently working towards her Ph.D. in Computer Engineering with a focus on Computer Graphics, Computational Geometry, and Digital Geometry Processing.

Professional Endeavors

Merve Asiler has accumulated extensive professional experience in both academia and industry. She has worked as a Research and Teaching Assistant at METU, where she has contributed to various courses, including Introduction to Computer Engineering Concepts, C Programming, Algorithms, and Computer Engineering Design. Her industry experience includes roles as a Software Developer at Accelerate Simulation Technologies, Turkish Aerospace, and Kale Yazilim. These roles involved developing software for unmeshed CAD geometries, engaging in modeling and simulation activities, and handling complex queries in large graph databases using Neo4j.

Contributions and Research Focus

Ms. Asiler's research primarily revolves around computer graphics, computational geometry, and digital geometry processing. Her Ph.D. research focuses on geometric kernel computation in 3D space, developing algorithms that outperform current methods for kernel computation. Her Master's research involved developing BB-Graph, a new subgraph isomorphism algorithm for querying big graph databases. This work was done in collaboration with Kale Yazilim and demonstrated significant performance improvements over existing algorithms.

Accolades and Recognition

Ms. Asiler has been recognized for her academic excellence with a GPA of 3.93/4.00 in her Ph.D. studies and 3.71/4.00 in her Master's program. She has published significant research papers, including a study on 3D geometric kernel computation in polygon mesh structures and a subgraph isomorphism algorithm for querying big graph databases. Her work has been published in reputable journals like Computers & Graphics and the Journal of Big Data.

Impact and Influence

Ms. Asiler's contributions to computer science, particularly in the areas of computer graphics and big data, have had a significant impact on both academia and industry. Her research on geometric kernels and graph databases has advanced the understanding and application of these complex areas. As a teaching assistant, she has influenced and mentored numerous students, preparing original programming assignments and supervising student projects.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Looking ahead, Ms. Asiler plans to leverage her expertise in mesh kernels to explore novel solutions for non-self-intersecting shape interpolation and star-shape decomposition problems. Her future contributions are likely to continue pushing the boundaries of computational geometry and computer graphics, benefiting both academic research and practical applications in various industries. With her strong foundation and ongoing commitment to research, Ms. Asiler is poised to make lasting contributions to the field of computer science.

 

Notable Publications

3D geometric kernel computation in polygon mesh structures 2024

HyGraph: a subgraph isomorphism algorithm for efficiently querying big graph databases 2022 (3)

 

 

 

Moparthi Nageswara Rao | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Moparthi Nageswara Rao | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

KL University | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Moparthi Nageswara Rao embarked on his academic journey with a strong foundation in computer science. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Acharya Nagarjuna University, India, followed by an M.Sc. in Computer Science from Bharatidasan University, India. Further enhancing his expertise, he pursued an M.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering from Acharya Nagarjuna University, India. Dr. Rao culminated his formal education with a Ph.D. in Computer Science & Technology from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, India, specializing in Machine Learning, Software Engineering, and Data Mining.

Professional Endeavors

Currently serving as a Professor and Deputy Head of the Department in Computer Science and Engineering at KL University, India, Dr. Moparthi Nageswara Rao boasts over 22 years of experience in both the IT industry and academia. His professional journey includes significant roles such as Project Lead in the IT industry, where he developed innovative applications and software solutions for prominent companies including Birlasoft India (P) Ltd, IBM India Pvt. Ltd, Mphasis An HP Company, and Info Plus Technologies, USA. In academia, he has held positions at Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College and KL University, where he has been instrumental in research, teaching, and mentoring students in various computer science disciplines.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Rao's research and contributions span across several key areas in computer science, including data mining and machine learning, where he has developed models and techniques for efficient data processing and analysis; software engineering, advancing methodologies and practices in software development; and the Internet of Things (IoT), exploring the integration of IoT technologies in various applications. Additionally, he has played a pivotal role in curriculum development, designing and implementing innovative educational techniques and strategies. His research has been widely recognized, with numerous articles published in top-tier academic journals, including those indexed in SCI and Scopus.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Rao's excellence in research and teaching has been recognized through numerous awards and honors, including the Best Teacher Award (2018), Award of Excellence in Research (2020) by Novel Research Academy, and Outstanding Reviewer Awards from Inderscience, Springer, and Elsevier. Additionally, he received the One Team One Dream Award from IBM India, Spot Award from Mphasis, and Best Performer of the Month Award from Sony India. Dr. Rao has authored 43 publications, including 14 SCI-indexed and 20 Scopus-indexed articles, published two books, and holds three patents, one of which has been granted. His contributions to industrial projects include leading funded initiatives such as augmented reality applications for real estate and systems for diagnosing diabetic retinopathy.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Rao has made a substantial impact in both the academic and industrial sectors through his dedicated efforts in student mentoring and development, guiding numerous Ph.D., M.Tech., and B.Tech. students in their academic and research pursuits. He has fostered industry collaboration, developing practical applications and solutions, such as augmented reality applications and medical diagnostic systems. Additionally, Dr. Rao has significantly contributed to academic quality and standards by actively participating in accreditation and certification duties, ensuring the institutions he is affiliated with maintain high standards of education and research.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Rao's legacy in the field of computer science is marked by his commitment to education, research, and innovation. His future contributions are anticipated to further advance the integration of technology in education and industry. With a focus on cutting-edge technologies such as AI, ML, and IoT, he is poised to continue influencing the next generation of computer scientists and engineers.

 

Notable Publications

A novel compression-based 2D-chaotic sine map for enhancing privacy and security of biometric identification systems 2024 (3)

Enhanced Neural Network-Based Univariate Time-Series Forecasting Model for Big Data 2024 (3)

Deep Learning-Based Mask Identification System Using ResNet Transfer Learning Architecture 2024

An Efficient Aspect-based Sentiment Classification with Hybrid Word Embeddings and CNN Framework 2024

Dual Interactive Wasserstein Generative Adversarial Network optimized with arithmetic optimization algorithm-based job scheduling in cloud-based IoT 2023 (1)

 

Sultan Shoaib | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Sultan Shoaib | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Wrexham University, Wales | United Kingdom

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Sultan Shoaib's academic journey began with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Systems Engineering from the Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan. He excelled in courses such as Telecommunication, Satellite Communication, Mobile Communication, and Antennas and Microwaves. His undergraduate projects showcased his early aptitude for practical and innovative engineering solutions, including the design and testing of antennas for satellite communication and RFID applications. Dr. Shoaib furthered his education by earning a Ph.D. in Electronics Engineering from Queen Mary University of London, specializing in MIMO Antennas for mobile handset and tablet applications. His doctoral research, funded by the university, laid the foundation for his expertise in high-frequency electronic devices and circuits.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Shoaib's professional career is marked by significant teaching and research roles. Since 2019, he has been a Senior Lecturer at Wrexham University in Wales, where he teaches Electrical, Electronics, and Communication Engineering courses across various levels, from undergraduate to Ph.D. students. His responsibilities also include supervising industrial projects, final year projects, and MSc dissertations. Dr. Shoaib has a wealth of experience in designing and testing high-frequency electronic devices and circuits for mobile communication, wireless sensing, and digital health technologies. He has previously served as an Assistant Professor at HITEC University, Taxila, Pakistan, where he coordinated postgraduate programs and collaborated on research projects focusing on antennas for future wireless terminals.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Shoaib's research primarily revolves around the design and testing of antennas and high-frequency electronic devices. His contributions include the development of MIMO antennas for mobile terminals, antennas for vehicular radar systems, and AI-based residential energy management systems. He has actively collaborated with renowned institutions and researchers worldwide, including the University of Huddersfield and the University of Glasgow. His research interests extend to advanced nanomaterials, photoluminescent nanofibers, and electrospinning techniques. Dr. Shoaib has also contributed significantly to the field through numerous peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations, and book chapters.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Dr. Shoaib has received several prestigious awards and recognitions. His scholarly activities have earned him a strong presence in academic circles, with numerous citations and a high h-index. Dr. Shoaib is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a Senior Member of IEEE, reflecting his dedication to academic excellence and professional development.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Shoaib's impact extends beyond his research contributions. As an educator, he has influenced numerous students and young researchers, guiding them through complex projects and fostering a culture of innovation and critical thinking. His role in curriculum design, academic administration, and organization of seminars and workshops has significantly enriched the educational experience at his institutions. Dr. Shoaib's collaborations with industry and academia have facilitated the practical application of research findings, bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and real-world solutions.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Shoaib's legacy is defined by his commitment to advancing the fields of electrical and electronic engineering through innovative research and dedicated teaching. His ongoing projects and future research endeavors aim to explore new frontiers in wireless communication, digital health technologies, and high-frequency device applications. As he continues to mentor the next generation of engineers and researchers, Dr. Shoaib's contributions are poised to leave a lasting impact on the scientific community and the broader field of engineering. His vision for the future includes expanding interdisciplinary research collaborations and integrating emerging technologies to address global challenges in communication and healthcare.

 

Notable Publications

Non-linear electromagnetic wave dynamics: Investigating periodic and quasi-periodic behavior in complex engineering systems 2024

2-Dimensional (2D) Beam Steering-Antenna Using Active PRS for 5G Applications 2022 (2)

Array Antenna for Wireless Access Points and Futuristic Healthcare Devices 2022 (2)

Quad sector HMSIW tapered slot antenna array for millimeter-wave applications 2021 (2)

A High Gain Flexible Antenna for Biomedical Applications 2020 (8)

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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)

 

 

 

Anastasia Sherubneva | Economics, Econometrics and Finance | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Anastasia Sherubneva | Economics, Econometrics and Finance | Best Researcher Award

Higher School of Economics (Moscow) | Russia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Ms. Anastasia Sherubneva's journey in economics began with her graduation with honors from Novosibirsk State University in 2022, where she studied economics, mathematical methods, and programming. Her interest in economics as a science led her to start working at a research institute (IEIE SB RAS) in Novosibirsk in 2020. This foundational period established her passion for economic research and set the stage for her future academic endeavors.

Professional Endeavors

After completing her bachelor's degree, Anastasia pursued a Master's program in Economic Research at the Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow. She enrolled in the United Track Master's-PhD program with a scholarship, further solidifying her academic trajectory. Currently, she serves as a Research Assistant in the Laboratory for Spatial Econometric Modeling of Socio-Economic Processes in Russia at HSE. Her role involves significant research activities, including participation in the HSE Research and Study Group focused on the impact of macroeconomic shocks on socio-economic processes in Russia.

Contributions and Research Focus

Anastasia's research primarily revolves around regional and spatial economics. She explores the effects of location on economic actors, such as the impact of borders on border regions' economies, the influence of rapid economic growth in one region on neighboring areas, and agglomeration effects on company efficiency. Her work involves analyzing Russian data at various levels, from regional to micro (enterprise) levels. Anastasia's research has provided insights into spatial effects in Russia's unique geographical context, such as the significant market potential impact in low-density areas and the negative agglomeration effects in large megacities.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout her career, Anastasia has achieved notable recognition in her field. She has presented her research at over 15 scientific conferences and seminars, including the prestigious Congress of the European Regional Science Association in Spain in 2023. Additionally, she has co-authored four articles in Scopus/RSCI journals and contributed a chapter to a monograph. Her independent article has been accepted for publication in "Regional Science: Policy & Practice," a Q2 Scopus journal.

Impact and Influence

Anastasia's work has had a substantial impact on the understanding of spatial and regional economics in Russia. Her research findings have highlighted critical aspects of economic interactions in regions with low population density, demonstrating the significant influence of market potential on neighboring territories. Additionally, her identification of negative agglomeration effects in major Russian cities has provided valuable insights for policymakers and business operators.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Anastasia's contributions to the field of spatial economics are poised to leave a lasting legacy. Her ongoing research promises to further unravel the complexities of regional economic dynamics in Russia and beyond. With a strong foundation in both academic and practical aspects of economics, Anastasia is well-positioned to continue making significant contributions to the field. Her future work is expected to expand our understanding of spatial effects and inform strategies for regional development and economic policy.

Notable Publications

Impact of COVID-19 on the efficiency of business in Southern Siberian regions: Spatial and sectoral aspects 2024

Spatial Structure and Factors of Economic Development of Asian Russia 2023

Assessment of the Impact of Agglomeration Factors on the Economic Activity: Microeconomic Analysis 2023

Assessment of the Significance of Agglomeration Effects in the South of Siberia 2023 (1)

 

 

 

 

Sandra Baez | Psychology | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Sandra Baez | Psychology | Best Researcher Award

Universidad de los Andes | Colombia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Sandra Jimena Báez embarked on her academic journey by graduating as a psychologist from the National University of Colombia in 2008. She pursued further studies in neuropsychology, completing a master's degree at the University Institute of the Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires. Dr. Báez obtained her doctorate in psychology with an emphasis in neuroscience from the Argentine Catholic University. During her academic pursuits, she received specialized training in neuroimaging techniques at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Báez's professional endeavors encompass a rich tapestry of research and teaching roles. She has served as an associate professor at the Universidad de los Andes since 2016, engaging in neuropsychological evaluation, stimulation, and rehabilitation procedures. Additionally, she has conducted research in various prestigious institutions, including the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences and the Institute of Cognitive Neurology in Argentina. Her teaching experience spans undergraduate and graduate levels, focusing on social cognition, neurosciences, and experimental psychology.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Báez's research focuses on the neuropsychological aspects and correlates of social cognition in patients with neurological and psychiatric disorders. She has led numerous research projects investigating conditions such as ADHD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, Asperger syndrome, and Huntington's disease. With over 70 publications, including books, book chapters, and articles, Dr. Báez's work delves into the intricate relationship between social cognition and neuropsychiatry. Her research has been published in renowned journals such as Nature Human Behavior, JAMA Neurology, and Cortex.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Báez's contributions to the field have garnered significant recognition. In 2016, she received an award from the Argentine Huntington Association for her research on social emotions and moral judgment in families affected by Huntington's disease. Subsequently, in 2019, she was honored with the L'Oreal-UNESCO award for women in science. Her outstanding achievements culminated in being named the best researcher in Colombia in the area of psychology in 2023, as per the Research.com platform.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Báez's work has made a profound impact on the field of neuropsychology and social cognition. Through her research, she has advanced our understanding of the neural underpinnings of social behavior in various clinical populations. Her insights have not only contributed to academic discourse but also hold implications for the development of interventions and treatments for neurological and psychiatric disorders.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As an Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health at the Global Brain Health Institute and Trinity College Dublin, Dr. Báez continues to shape the future of neuropsychological research. Her commitment to advancing knowledge and fostering equity in brain health underscores her dedication to creating a lasting legacy in the field. With a trajectory marked by excellence and innovation, Dr. Báez's future contributions are poised to further enrich our understanding of the human brain and its intricate relationship with social cognition.

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Neuroanatomical markers of social cognition in neglected adolescents 2024

Presbycusis: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Its Association with Dementia 2024

Health, psychosocial and cognitive factors associated with anxiety symptoms 2024

PRKCA and TCF4 Genetic Variants in Anxiety Symptoms and Generalized Anxiety Disorder in a Sample of Colombian Subjects Selected on the Basis of High Anxiety Scores 2023

Overactivation of posterior insular, postcentral and temporal regions during preserved experience of envy in autism 2023 (1)

 

 

 

 

Javid Dar | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Javid Ahmad Dar | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

SRM University - AP | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Javid Dar embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kashmir, where he delved into subjects like Botany, Chemistry, and Fruit Preservation. His thirst for knowledge led him to pursue a Master of Science in Environmental Science & Sustainable Development from Barkatullah University. Subsequently, he earned a Master of Philosophy in Environmental Science from Awadhesh Pratap Singh University. Dr. Dar culminated his academic pursuits with a Ph.D. in Ecology & Environmental Sciences from Pondicherry University, where he laid the foundation for his future contributions in the field.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Javid Dar's professional journey is characterized by a series of impactful roles in academia and research. He served as a Contractual Lecturer in Environmental Sciences at Women’s Government Degree College, Jammu & Kashmir, where he honed his teaching skills and fostered the intellectual growth of his students. Subsequently, he delved into research, holding positions such as Postdoctoral Fellow at prestigious institutions like the Indian Institute of Science and Dr. Harisingh Gour Central University. His research experience encompasses diverse areas including Forest Ecology, Ecosystem Restoration, and Carbon Sequestration.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Dar's research interests revolve around understanding and mitigating environmental challenges through interdisciplinary approaches. His contributions span a wide array of topics such as Forest Dynamics, Soil Carbon Efflux, and Biodiversity Conservation. Through his pioneering work, he has shed light on crucial ecological phenomena, elucidating the intricate relationships between species diversity, ecosystem functioning, and environmental sustainability. His research outputs, including numerous publications in esteemed journals, underscore his dedication to advancing scientific knowledge and addressing pressing environmental issues.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Javid Dar's scholarly achievements have been duly recognized through various awards and fellowships. Notable among these are the International Travel Award from the 6th Eco-Summit in Gold Coast, Australia, and the National Post-Doctoral Fellowship from DST-SERB, India. His research presentations have been acclaimed for their depth and insight, earning him accolades such as the Best Oral Presentation at prestigious conferences like the Eco-Summit and NABS.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Dar's contributions extend beyond the confines of academia, impacting both scholarly discourse and environmental policy. His research findings have provided valuable insights into ecosystem dynamics and have implications for conservation and sustainable resource management. By actively engaging in conferences, workshops, and online courses, he has not only enriched his own understanding but has also inspired countless individuals to pursue excellence in environmental science and conservation.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As Dr. Javid Dar continues to tread the path of academic and research excellence, his legacy as a visionary scientist committed to environmental stewardship becomes increasingly apparent. His future contributions hold the promise of further unraveling the complexities of ecological systems and devising innovative strategies for mitigating environmental degradation. With his unwavering dedication and scholarly acumen, Dr. Dar is poised to leave an indelible mark on the field of environmental science and engineering, shaping a more sustainable and resilient future for generations to come.

Notable Publications

Linking carbon storage with land use dynamics in a coastal Ramsar wetland 2024

Phylogenetic community patterns suggest Central Indian tropical dry forests are structured by montane climate refuges 2023

Sacred groves of Central India: Diversity status, carbon storage, and conservation strategies 2022 (1)

Invasive shrub Lantana camara L. alters the flora and soils in tropical dry deciduous forests of Central India 2022 (1)

Co-limitation towards lower latitudes shapes global forest diversity gradients 2022 (19)

 

 

Nitesh Poddar | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology | Excellence in Research Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Nitesh Poddar | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology | Excellence in Research Award

Manipal University - Jaipur Campus | India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Nitesh Poddar embarked on his academic journey with a Ph.D. from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, where he explored the effects of polyols' size on protein folding/unfolding equilibrium. His M.Sc. in Biotechnology from the same institution laid the groundwork for his subsequent research endeavors.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Poddar's career spans various academic and research roles globally. From his post-doctoral research at the University of Toledo, Ohio, and Rice University, Houston, Texas, to his current position as Associate Professor at Manipal University Jaipur, he has contributed significantly to the fields of protein folding, bio-nanotechnology, and neurodegenerative diseases.

Contributions and Research Focus

His major contributions include elucidating the role of osmolytes and nano-osmolytes in protein folding, investigating mTOR's role in Alzheimer's disease and cancer, and developing microbial fuel cells for environmental biopollutant desalination. His research interests also extend to COVID-19 management strategies and immunoassay-based pesticide screening.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Poddar's scientific credentials include editorial roles in prestigious journals, such as Lead Editor for a special issue on neurological infections and Associate Editorial Board Member for Current Biotechnology. He has received numerous awards, including CSIR-UGC JRF and GATE qualification, and has been recognized as a top researcher multiple times.

Impact and Influence

Through his publications, teaching experiences spanning eight years, and administrative roles, Dr. Poddar has left a profound impact on academia. His research findings and contributions to understanding complex biological processes have garnered international recognition and have the potential to drive significant advancements in biomedical science.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Poddar's legacy lies in his pioneering research, mentorship of future scientists, and commitment to academic excellence. With a focus on protein folding, misfolding diseases, and bio-nanotechnology, he continues to pave the way for innovative solutions to pressing global health challenges, ensuring a lasting impact on scientific inquiry and societal well-being.

Notable Publications

Development of microbial desalination cells for the treatment of reverse osmosis reject water: A new benchtop approach 2024

Insights into the dynamic interactions of RNase a and osmolytes through computational approaches 2023 (1)

Optical Band Gap Enhancements of Chemically Synthesized a-Ni (OH)2 nanoparticles by a Novel Technique: Precipitator Molarity Variation 2022 (1)

Does COVID-19 lockdowns have impacted on global dengue burden? A special focus to India 2022 (13)

The interaction analysis between human serum albumin with chlorpyrifos and its derivatives through sub-atomic docking and molecular dynamics simulation techniques 2022 (1)

 

Chanyoung Jeong | Materials Science | Best Researcher Award

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

Dong-eui University | South Korea

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Early Academic Pursuits

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

Professional Endeavors

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

Contributions and Research Focus

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

Accolades and Recognition

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

Impact and Influence

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

Legacy and Future Contributions

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

Notable Publications

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

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

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

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

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