Yongshin Park | Decision Sciences | Excellence in Research Award

Dr. Yongshin Park | Decision Sciences | Excellence in Research Award

St. Edward's University | United States

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Dr. Yongshin Park embarked on his academic journey at North Dakota State University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering in 2012. He continued his studies at the same institution, earning a Master’s degree in Managerial Logistics in 2013. Driven by a passion for data and analysis, Dr. Park further pursued a Graduate Degree Certificate in Statistics, which he completed alongside his Ph.D. in Transportation and Logistics in 2018. His dissertation, titled "Three Essays on Sustainability of Transportation and Supply Chain," laid the foundation for his future contributions to academia and industry.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Park’s professional career began as a Research Assistant at North Dakota State University's Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, where he worked from 2012 to 2018. He then transitioned to academia as a Lecturer at North Dakota State University, teaching various courses in Transportation, Operations, and Supply Chain Management. In 2018, Dr. Park joined St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX, where he initially served as an Assistant Professor of Operations Management. His exemplary performance led to his promotion to Associate Professor of Operations Management and Business Analytics in 2023, and he currently holds the position of Program Director for the MS in Business Analytics.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Park’s research is deeply rooted in transportation and supply chain sustainability, financial management, and data analytics. His expertise spans a wide range of analytical tools and software, including R, SPSS, Python, and Tableau, among others. Dr. Park has authored multiple scholarly publications, with notable works focusing on topics such as port productivity, herd behavior in decision-making, and the sustainability performance of the construction sector. His interdisciplinary approach has also led to significant contributions in fields like hydrology education and media framing of social issues.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Dr. Park has received numerous accolades for his research and teaching excellence. He was awarded the Munday School of Business Dean’s Excellent Research Grant twice, in 2022 and 2023. His innovative research on port infrastructure earned him a substantial grant from Gyeongsang National University, South Korea, in 2023. Additionally, Dr. Park’s academic achievements have been recognized with awards such as the Encouragement Paper Award from the Asian Association of Management Science and Application and the Excellent Student Paper Award from the Korean Transportation Association in America.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Park’s impact extends beyond his publications and grants. He has played a pivotal role in developing and modernizing academic programs at St. Edward’s University, including the MS in Business Analytics and the MBA Supply Chain Management Concentration. His dedication to teaching and mentorship has fostered the academic growth of numerous undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Park's collaborative efforts with faculty and industry professionals have enriched the curriculum and enhanced the university's reputation in the field of business analytics.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Park’s legacy is characterized by his commitment to sustainability in transportation and supply chain management, as well as his innovative approach to data analytics and education. Looking ahead, he aims to continue his research on sustainability and efficiency in logistics and supply chains, with a focus on developing new models and tools to address emerging challenges in these fields. Dr. Park’s ongoing work promises to make significant contributions to both academia and industry, ensuring his lasting influence on future generations of scholars and practitioners.

Notable Publications

A responsive closed-loop supply chain network design under demand uncertainty 2024

Predicting Nurse Turnover for Highly Imbalanced Data Using the Synthetic Minority Over-Sampling Technique and Machine Learning Algorithms 2023 (1)

The efficient and stable planning for interrupted supply chain with dual‐sourcing strategy: a robust optimization approach considering decision maker's risk attitude 2023 (13)

Multi-criteria supplier selection problem with fuzzy demand: a newsvendor model 2022 (1)

A Comparative Time-Series Investigation of China and U.S. Manufacturing Industries’ Global Supply-Chain-Linked Economic, Mid and End-Point Environmental Impacts 2021 (5)

 

 

 

 

Hoda Fakour | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Hoda Fakour | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

National Taiwan Normal University | Taiwan

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Hoda Fakour embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in "Natural Resources Engineering-Environment" from Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Iran. She pursued further studies, earning a Master's degree in "Natural Resources Engineering-Environment" from Tarbiat Modares University, Iran. Her academic pursuits culminated in a Ph.D. degree in "Environmental Engineering" from the Department of Environmental Engineering, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Fakour has held various academic positions, including Assistant Professor roles at institutions such as National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and Chang Jung Christian University (CJCU). She has contributed significantly as a Postdoctoral Researcher at National Taiwan University (NTU). Her academic journey showcases her commitment to environmental engineering and sustainability management.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Fakour's research focuses on diverse areas such as climate change resilience, aquaculture sustainability, microplastic pollution, and the nexus approach for sustainable development. Her work spans from assessing urban resilience to climate change to evaluating the impact of solar photovoltaic carport canopies on energy efficiency.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Fakour's contributions to academia have been acknowledged through various awards and honors, including the "Best Researcher" award at CJCU and the "Green Technology Award" for the Best Ph.D. Thesis. She has also received prestigious scholarships and teaching funds for her exceptional work in sustainable development and environmental education.

Impact and Influence

Through her research publications, Dr. Fakour has made significant contributions to the scientific community. Her studies on climate change adaptation, aquaculture feasibility, and microplastic pollution have provided valuable insights into environmental sustainability. Additionally, her supervision of postgraduate and undergraduate research projects reflects her dedication to nurturing the next generation of environmental scientists.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Hoda Fakour's legacy lies in her interdisciplinary research and dedication to addressing pressing environmental challenges. Her work not only contributes to academic knowledge but also informs policy-making and practical solutions for a sustainable future. With a focus on energy transition, climate resilience, and environmental monitoring, Dr. Fakour continues to pave the way for innovative research and impactful contributions to society's well-being.

Notable Publications

Evaluation of solar photovoltaic carport canopy with electric vehicle charging potential 2023 (10)

Aquavoltaics Feasibility Assessment: Synergies of Solar PV Power Generation and Aquaculture Production 2023 (2)

Exploring Climate Disaster Resilience: Insight into City and Zone Levels of Southern Taiwan 2021 (2)

Conceptual Framework for Disaster Management in Coastal Cities Using Climate Change Resilience and Coping Ability 2021 (3)

Application of Rough and Fuzzy Set Theory for Prediction of Stochastic Wind Speed Data Using Long Short-Term Memory 2021 (13)

 

 

 

 

 

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)

 

 

Haoming Ma | Energy | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Haoming Ma | Energy | Best Researcher Award

University of Texas at Austin | United States

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Dr. Haoming Ma's academic journey began with a Bachelor's in Energy Engineering, complemented by minors in Environmental Engineering and Energy Business and Finance. He pursued his passion further, earning a Master's in Energy and Mineral Engineering, exploring the impacts of blackout cost recovery on stock behavior among electric utilities. His academic pursuits culminated in a Ph.D. in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, focusing on data-driven carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery models and their applications.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Ma's professional journey encompasses diverse roles, from a Sessional Instructor at the Schulich School of Engineering to a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Energy Emissions Modeling and Data Lab, University of Texas at Austin. He also served as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary. His research interests span reservoir simulation, system-level modeling, machine learning applications, and life cycle assessment.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Ma's research integrates system modeling, data analytics, economic, and policy analysis to address economic and environmental challenges in energy systems and climate change mitigation. He has led and contributed to numerous research projects, focusing on CO2 capture, utilization, and sequestration, as well as unconventional resources recovery and hydrogen production and storage. His work provides a scientific foundation for technology and policy development towards environmental sustainability and carbon neutrality.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Ma's contributions have been recognized through various awards, including the Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship and the Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Graduate Excellence Award. He has also received accolades for his teaching excellence, including the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Ma's research publications, peer-reviewed articles, and conference proceedings demonstrate his significant impact on the field of energy and environmental engineering. His innovative approaches to techno-economic analysis and life cycle assessment contribute to shaping sustainable energy solutions globally.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Ma's leadership roles, professional services, and academic mentoring reflect his commitment to advancing the field and nurturing the next generation of energy leaders. His ongoing research and collaborations aim to drive further innovations in energy technology and policy, leaving a lasting legacy in the pursuit of environmental sustainability and carbon neutrality.

Notable Publications

Technical analysis of a novel economically mixed CO2-Water enhanced geothermal system 2024

Comparative data-driven enhanced geothermal systems forecasting models: A case study of Qiabuqia field in China 2023

Thermo-economic optimization of an enhanced geothermal system (EGS) based on machine learning and differential evolution algorithms 2023

Numerical simulation of bitumen recovery via supercritical water injection with in-situ upgrading 2022 (12)

Optimized schemes of enhanced shale gas recovery by CO2-N2 mixtures associated with CO2 sequestration 2022 (21)

 

 

Jingrong Zhu | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Jingrong Zhu | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Yanbian University | China

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Dr. Jingrong Zhu embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Biological Engineering from Yanbian University. She pursued her Master's and Ph.D. in Ecological Landscape Architecture and Global Smart Cities, respectively, from Seoul National University, delving into interdisciplinary domains.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Zhu's professional career has seen him take on various roles, including serving as an Assistant Professor at Yanbian University and Hyupsung University. She also worked as a researcher at Seoul National University's Institute of Agricultural and Life Sciences, contributing significantly to research and academia.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Zhu's research spans Ecological Landscape Architecture, Environmental Impact Assessment, Global Smart Cities, and Sustainable Environmental Protection New Materials. Her publications in peer-reviewed journals highlight her expertise in topics such as micro-grid systems, erosion flooding inundation mapping, and soil organic carbon prediction.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Zhu's contributions have garnered recognition, including receiving the First Prize in Scientific Research Achievements from the Quality Culture Professional Committee of the China Association for Cultural Information. She has also been honored with the International Forum on Air Pollution and Climate Change Response Contribution Award by the Korea National Climate Environment Committee.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Zhu's research projects, publications, and involvement in government-funded initiatives reflect her significant impact in environmental and urban studies. Her work contributes to advancing knowledge in environmental sustainability, climate resilience, and urban planning, influencing policies and practices in these fields.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Zhu's legacy lies in her multidisciplinary approach to addressing pressing environmental challenges. Her future contributions are anticipated to further advance understanding and practices in ecological landscape architecture, smart cities development, and sustainable environmental protection, leaving a lasting impact on academia and society.

Notable Publications

VIS-NIR spectroscopy and environmental factors coupled with PLSR models to predict soil organic carbon and nitrogen 2024

High spatiotemporal-resolution mapping for a seasonal erosion flooding inundation using time-series Landsat and MODIS images 2024

Characterization of Two Main Forest Cover Loss Transitions in North Korea from 1990 to 2020 2023 (1)

 

 

 

Esmat Zaidan | Energy | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Esmat Zaidan | Energy | Best Researcher Award

Hamad Bin Khalifa University | Qatar

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Esmat Zaidan embarked on her academic journey with a Master's degree in Urban Planning and Design from Birzeit University. She further pursued a Master of Economic Development and later a Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Management from the University of Waterloo, Canada, completing her educational milestones by 2011.

Professional Endeavors

With a rich background in academia and research, Dr. Zaidan held various positions, including Associate Professor of Policy, Planning, and Development at Qatar University and Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the United Arab Emirates University. She also contributed significantly to organizations like the World Bank, NORAD, and UNDP, gaining substantial experience in global development challenges and policy implementation.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Zaidan's interdisciplinary research focuses on sustainable development policy, climate change mitigation, energy transition, and smart city initiatives. Her expertise lies in data-driven policy making for enhancing sustainability and resilience, particularly in residential buildings. Her publications and funded research projects underscore her commitment to advancing sustainable development and shaping future-oriented policies.

Accolades and Recognition

With over 60 articles published in top-tier journals and numerous research grants awarded, Dr. Zaidan is recognized as an expert in her field. She has received accolades for her contributions to academia and policy development, showcasing her dedication to fostering sustainable solutions.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Zaidan's impact extends beyond academia, as evidenced by her involvement in shaping national development strategies such as the Qatar National Development Strategy (QNDS). Her ability to foster collaborations and facilitate knowledge exchange has influenced policy-making processes, driving progress towards sustainable development goals.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Zaidan's legacy lies in her multifaceted contributions to academia, research, and policy implementation. Her ongoing work, including edited volumes and collaborations, promises to further advance the fields of sustainable development, public policy, and urban planning. Through her continued efforts, she aims to leave a lasting impact on shaping resilient and sustainable communities for future generations.

Notable Publications

Achieving energy justice: The role of supervisory and compliance mechanisms in global frameworks and the international community 2024

Modeling and forecasting electricity consumption amid the COVID-19 pandemic: Machine learning vs. nonlinear econometric time series models 2023 (4)

Exploring internet inclusivity and effectiveness of e-learning initiatives during the pandemic – a comparative analysis 2023

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on electricity consumption and electricity demand forecasting accuracy: Empirical evidence from the state of Qatar 2022 (15)

Motivation, preference, socioeconomic, and building features: New paradigm of analyzing electricity consumption in residential buildings 2022 (21)

 

 

 

Elysée Noromalala Rasoamanana | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Elysée Noromalala Rasoamanana | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

University of Antananarivo | Madagascar 

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Elysée Noromalala Rasoamanana pursued a Master's and a PhD in Plant Sciences at the University of Antananarivo, Madagascar. Dr. Rasoamanana's academic journey laid the foundation for expertise in plant biology and ecology.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Rasoamanana has held various roles, including researcher, lecturer, and environmental consultant. Dr. Rasoamanana's experiences span from academia to practical fieldwork, contributing significantly to biodiversity conservation and sustainable management of natural resources.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Rasoamanana's research focuses on understanding the ecology and conservation of Madagascar's unique flora, particularly baobab trees. Dr. Rasoamanana's work delves into the reproductive mechanisms, population dynamics, and ecological interactions of these iconic species.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Rasoamanana has received several prestigious fellowships and grants, recognizing his contributions to ecological research and conservation efforts in Madagascar. These include awards from organizations like the British Ecological Society and the International Primatological Society.

Impact and Influence

Through  research and outreach activities, Dr. Rasoamanana has raised awareness about the importance of biodiversity conservation and sustainable environmental practices in Madagascar. Dr. Rasoamanana's work has influenced policies and practices for the protection of endangered plant species.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Rasoamanana's legacy lies in his commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and fostering environmental stewardship in Madagascar. Dr. Rasoamanana's future contributions are poised to further enrich our understanding of plant ecology and contribute to conservation efforts worldwide.

Notable Publications

Structure of the pistil and pollen tube growth in Adansonia L. species: Implications for fertilization efficiency 2019 (4)

Morphologie pollinique de la flore de la Réserve Spéciale d’Ankarana, Madagascar 2019

Chemical characterization of floral scents in the six endemic baobab species (Adansonia sp.) of Madagascar 2015 (5)

Pollen wall ultrastructure of the genus Adansonia L. species 2014 (8)

Sphingidae as likely pollinators of Madagascar's baobabs | Les Sphingidae, probables pollinisateurs des baobabs malgaches 2011 (12)

Jian Ping Tan | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Jian Ping Tan | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Xiamen University Malaysia | Malaysia

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Jian Ping Tan embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from the National University of Malaysia (UKM) in 2013. Subsequently, he pursued a Ph.D. in Chemical and Process Engineering, completing his doctoral studies at UKM in 2017.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Tan holds various esteemed positions and affiliations, including Committee Member for Malaysian academic research on palm oil sustainability (ARPOS) since 2022, Graduate Engineer of Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), and Associate Member of Institution of Chemical Engineers (ICHEME). He also serves as the Industrial Training Coordinator for Chemical Engineering at Xiamen University Malaysia since 2020.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Tan's research interests span a wide array of fields, including biochemical engineering, bioeconomy, fermentation, biorefinery, biofertilizer, and biotechnology. As a Principal Investigator, he has spearheaded numerous active research projects funded by reputable organizations like the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia (MOSTI) and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MoHE). His contributions extend to guest editing prestigious publications and securing patents for innovative methodologies in sustainable biomass utilization.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Tan's pioneering research has garnered significant recognition, including patents for methods to produce crystallized organic acids from renewable biomass sources. His contributions are further underscored by his role as a co-author of impactful book chapters focusing on sustainable technologies for the oil palm industry and the production of succinic acid from biomass.

Impact and Influence

Through his multifaceted roles and research endeavors, Dr. Tan has made a profound impact on the fields of biochemical engineering and sustainability. His efforts in securing substantial research grants and publishing influential works underscore his commitment to advancing knowledge and addressing pressing environmental challenges.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Jian Ping Tan's legacy is marked by his dedication to pioneering research, sustainable innovation, and academic leadership. His ongoing contributions promise to further enhance our understanding of biochemical processes and drive advancements in sustainable biotechnology, leaving a lasting imprint on the field and inspiring future generations of researchers.

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Fermentable sugar recovery from durian peel by using ultrasound-assisted chemical pretreatment 2024

Nickel-iron doped on granular activated carbon for efficient immobilization in biohydrogen production 2024 (1)

Bio-based succinic acid production from durian husk: A rising Southeast Asia agricultural waste 2023

Biotechnological enhancement of lactic acid conversion from pretreated palm kernel cake hydrolysate by Actinobacillus succinogenes 130Z 2023 (1)

Kinetic study and model of fermentation parameters affected growth and xylitol production in bioreactor by Kluyveromyces marxianus ATCC 36,907 2022 (3)

Anika Kozlowski | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Anika Kozlowski | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Toronto Metropolitan University | Canada

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Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Anika Kozlowski embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor of Science (BSc. Honours) in Microbiology/Psychology from the University of Manitoba in 2003. She continued her pursuit of knowledge with a Bachelor of Design (BDes.) in Fashion Design from Ryerson University in 2008. Building upon her foundation, she earned a Master of Applied Science (MASc.) in Environmental Applied Science and Management from Ryerson University in 2012, focusing on corporate social responsibility in the apparel industry. Dr. Kozlowski further delved into academia, obtaining her Ph.D. in Environmental Applied Sciences and Management from Ryerson University in 2019, with a dissertation on "The Responsible Fashion System: A Reconceptualization of the Role of Fashion Design."

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Kozlowski's professional journey has been marked by a commitment to sustainability, ethics, and innovation in the realm of fashion. She assumed the role of Assistant Professor of Fashion Design, Ethics & Sustainability at the School of Fashion, Toronto Metropolitan University in 2018, where she continues to inspire and educate students. Throughout her career, she has contributed extensively to academia through research, teaching, and mentorship.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Kozlowski's scholarly contributions span various facets of sustainable fashion, environmental management, and corporate social responsibility. Her research focus revolves around sustainable fashion design, responsible consumption, and the intersection of fashion with environmental and social concerns. Through her publications, Dr. Kozlowski has explored tools for sustainable fashion design, corporate sustainability reporting in the apparel industry, and the role of fashion design in fostering sustainability.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Kozlowski's impactful work has garnered recognition and accolades from prestigious institutions and organizations. She has received numerous grants, awards, and honors, including the NSERC New Horizons grant, SSHRC Insight Grant, and Ontario Graduate Scholarship, among others. Her contributions have been acknowledged through invitations to speak at various conferences, universities, and industry events, solidifying her reputation as a thought leader in sustainable fashion.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Kozlowski's influence extends beyond academia, as she actively engages with industry professionals, policymakers, and the general public to advocate for sustainable practices in the fashion industry. Through her media appearances, consultations, and outreach initiatives, she strives to raise awareness about the environmental and social implications of fashion consumption while promoting ethical and sustainable alternatives.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Kozlowski's legacy lies in her dedication to reshaping the fashion industry towards a more sustainable and ethical future. Her ongoing research, teaching endeavors, and collaborative projects are poised to inspire future generations of designers, scholars, and activists to prioritize sustainability and responsible practices in fashion. As she continues her journey, Dr. Kozlowski remains committed to driving positive change and fostering a more sustainable fashion ecosystem.

Notable Publications

The role of resources in repair practice: Engagement with self, paid and unpaid clothing repair by young consumers 2022

Frugality, style longevity and garment repair – environmental attitudes and consumption behaviour amongst young Canadian fashion consumers 2022 (4)

Recontextualising and Appropriating Second-Hand Western Fashion Items in Non-Western Contexts 2021 (1)

Tools for Sustainable Fashion Design: An Analysis of Their Fitness for Purpose 2019 (29)

The reDesign canvas: Fashion design as a tool for sustainability 2018 (84)

 

 

 

Gajendra Singh Chawda | Engineering | Best Extension Activity Award

Dr. Gajendra Singh Chawda | Engineering | Best Extension Activity Award

University of Michigan-Dearborn | United States

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Early Academic Pursuits

Gajendra Singh Chawda pursued his educational journey with a Bachelor of Technology in E & E Engineering from RGPV Bhopal, followed by a Master of Technology in Power System from NIT Kurukshetra. He completed his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Jodhpur, specializing in Renewable Energy Penetration and Adaptive Controls.

Professional Endeavors

As a Research Associate, Gajendra led projects in the development of novel high-frequency distribution systems and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging and discharging control using machine learning-based algorithms. He also contributed significantly to the construction of DC Microgrid experimental prototypes.

Contributions and Research Focus

Gajendra's research interests encompass a wide array of topics, including power systems, power electronics applications in distribution systems, renewable energy penetration, and grid-forming inverters. He has extensively studied adaptive control algorithms, big data analysis, and the application of AI/ML in power systems.

Accolades and Recognition

Gajendra received prestigious awards such as the Vishweshwaraya Scholarship Award for his Ph.D. and travel grants from IEEE-PES and CSIR-India for international conferences. He has delivered expert lectures in various academic programs and actively participated in technical events and professional organizations.

Impact and Influence

His groundbreaking projects and innovative solutions in renewable energy systems and microgrid technology have had a significant impact on advancing sustainable energy solutions. His contributions to research and development have been published in reputable journals, including IEEE Transactions and Elsevier.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Gajendra's commitment to pushing the boundaries of research and developing sustainable energy solutions is evident in his ongoing projects and collaborations. He continues to share his knowledge through academic mentoring, expert lectures, and participation in conferences, contributing to the broader academic community's advancement in electrical engineering and renewable energy.

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A reactive power-based adaptive approach for synchronization of DFIG into the weak grid to support existing WE infrastructure 2024

Power Quality Improvement in Rural Grid Using Adaptive Control Algorithm to Enhance Wind Energy Penetration Levels 2023 (9)

Performance Improvement of Weak Grid-Connected Wind Energy System Using FLSRF-Controlled DSTATCOM 2023 (10)

Fuzzy logic based Vehicle to Grid Controller for Voltage Regulation in Distribution Network with Solar-PV Penetration 2023

Enhancement of Wind Energy Penetration Levels in Rural Grid Using ADALINE-LMS Controlled Distribution Static Compensator 2022 (29)