Viktor I. Sevastianov has completed his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry at the age of 28 at the Institute of Chemical Physics of the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences in Moscow and became a Doctor of Sciences (Biophysics) at the Research Institute of Transplantology and Artificial Organs in 1985, Professor (Biophysics) since 1992. He is the Director of the Institute of Biomedical Research and Technology and Head and Professor of the Department for Biomedical Technology and Tissue Engineering at the Shumakov Federal Research Center of Transplantology and Artificial Organs in Moscow, head of Russian Technical Standardization Committee TC 422 “Biological Safety of Medical Devices” (2009 to present), and serves as an editorial board member of 5 international and 2 Russian journals. Main scientific results are presented in more than 400 publications, 47 Russian Patents and 4 WO Patents. He supervised the defense of 31 Ph.D. and 6 Dr. Sci. candidates.
Majid Ghassemi is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department at the K. N. Toosi University of Technology; one of the most prestige’s technical university in Tehran, Iran. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research at the University of Birmingham. He teaches graduate and under graduate courses and conduct research in the area of heat transfer and its application in bio and micro sensors, drug delivery, fuel cells, microchannels and alternative energy. He has over 20 years of academic and industrial experience and served as the President of the K. N. Toosi University of Technology from 2010 through 2013. Professor Ghassemi has also served in several public and private boards and panels and supervised several undergraduate, masters and PhD students, published several books and many journal and conference papers. He is currently an Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Prevention and Treatment and Managing Editor of the American Journal of Mechanical Engineering (AJME) as well as Editorial Board member for many international journals. He also serves as member in several international conferences. Professor Ghassemi received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University in 1993.
M. Raafat El-Gewely completed PhDat age 29 years in Genetics from the University of Alberta, Edmonton and postdoctoral studies in Molecular Biology at McGill University, Montreal. Assoc. Research Scientist, Med School, U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor.Currently is Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Medical Biology, UiT Arctic University of Norway, 9037 Tromsø, Norway.He directed University Biotechnology center for 10 years. His research focusedonrecombinant-DNA, genetic- and protein-Engineering with several publications and 4 patents. He served in several editorial positions and founded withElsevier theBiotechnology Annual Review and served as its Chief Editor for 18 years.
Professor Michael Jones is a pioneer and leader in agricultural biotechnology in Western Australia. He has a degree in Biochemistry and a PhD in Plant Biochemistry from Cambridge University. He was appointed as a Professor at Murdoch University in 1990, in 1993 he became Foundation Director of the WA State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre (SABC) and Professor of Agricultural Biotechnology. Professor Jones is an internationally recognised expert in agricultural biotechnology, and isco-founder and of two agricultural biotechnology companies. He has established two WA State Government Centres of Excellence. He is a member of the Agricultural Biotechnology Council of Australia (ABCA) and was a member of the Australian Biotechnology Advisory Council, (ABAC), which advised Australian government ministers on national biotechnology policy.Current projects involve the use of gene silencing technology and genome editing. He was awarded the Murdoch University Research Medal in 2006, and has raised more than $35 million in research funding, supervised 50 PhD students and published 265 peer-reviewed research papers, book chapters and books. Professor Michael Jones is a pioneer and leader in agricultural biotechnology in Western Australia. He has a degree in Biochemistry and a PhD in Plant Biochemistry from Cambridge University. He was appointed as a Professor at Murdoch University in 1990, in 1993 he became Foundation Director of the WA State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre (SABC) and Professor of Agricultural Biotechnology. Professor Jones is an internationally recognised expert in agricultural biotechnology, and isco-founder and of two agricultural biotechnology companies. He has established two WA State Government Centres of Excellence. He is a member of the Agricultural Biotechnology Council of Australia (ABCA) and was a member of the Australian Biotechnology Advisory Council, (ABAC), which advised Australian government ministers on national biotechnology policy.Current projects involve the use of gene silencing technology and genome editing. He was awarded the Murdoch University Research Medal in 2006, and has raised more than $35 million in research funding, supervised 50 PhD students and published 265 peer-reviewed research papers, book chapters and books.
Gorin graduated from Tomsk State University with a conjoint Master degree in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics. He received his PhD degree in Engineering Science and a higher Doctor of Science degree in Physics and Mathematics with specialization in Thermofluids, both from the Russian Academy of Science. He has a certified academic title of Professor in ‘Thermophysics and Thermal engineering’. His teaching and research experience is about 40 years. Prof A. Gorin is working for Swinburne University of Technology from year 2011. Prior to that he worked as a Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering and Associate professor of Chemical Engineering for Curtin University Sarawak Campus to which he joined after his service for The University of Auckland from 2000 to 2003. He was working for the Russian Academy of Science and tertiary education sector in Russia from 1973 to 2000 holding positions of Head of Laboratory, Head of Division, Leading Researcher in research institutions, Vice-Director of Research & Innovation Management Office and Director of Engineering Office in the biggest regional branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and an Associate professor and a Reader in universities. He extended his experience by working as a visiting professor at the Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, National Academy of Sciences (Sofia, Bulgaria) and The University of Havana (Supreme Institute of Studies) in Havana, Cuba. Professor Alexander Gorin has published about 180 scientific papers including books, book chapters, journal and conference papers and has been actively involved in teaching of about 30 engineering courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Ahmed Ahmed Ahmed EL-Kazzaz was awarded Ph.D. from Horticultural College of Agricultural University of Warsaw, Poland, 1990. Now El-Kazzaz is a Professor Emeritus from 2013 in the Department of Plant Biotechnology, National Research Centre (NRC). He was appointed head of the department at 2005-2008. Supervision of the numbers of M.Scs and Ph.Ds. Researcher and deputy major and member of the 17 projects, A founding member of the Egyptian Society for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. He was a member of the promotions committee of Biological Sciences and Biochemistry in NRC. He was a member of “Safety and Occupational Health Committee. He participated in 5 international conferences and 13 conferences locally. He was granting a certificate of appreciation National Research Center for discrimination in the research outputs from the year 2009. He was participated of some visits and scientific missions outside Egypt. He is participating in seminars, courses training and teaching. He participated for post doctor studies in Poland awarded from UNESCO,1994-1995. He attended training course in gene transformation at ICGEB in India 1999. He is reviewer of some international scientific journals and some local and internal projects and of some master's and doctoral degrees. He published 57 researches in fields of Microbial Genetics, plant cell and tissue culture, gene isolation and gene transfer and biotic and abiotic stresses.
Alexander Seifalian, Professor of Nanotechnology and Regenerative Medicine worked at the Royal Free Hospital and University College London for over 26 years, during this time he spent a period of time at Harvard Medical School looking at caused of cardiovascular diseases and a year at Johns Hopkins Medical School looking at treatment of liver. He published more than 647 peer-reviewed research papers, and registered 14 UK and International patents. He is currently CEO of NanoRegMed Ltd, working on the commercialisation of his research. During his career Prof Seifalian has led and managed many large projects with successful outcomes in terms of commercialisation and translation to patients. In 2007 he was awarded the top prize in the field for the development of nanomaterials and technologies for cardiovascular implants by Medical Future Innovation, and in 2009 he received a Business Innovation Award from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). He was the European Life Science Awards’ Winner of Most Innovative New Product 2012 for the “synthetic trachea”. Prof Seifalian won the Nanosmat Prize in 2013 and in 2016 he received the Distinguish Research Award in recognition of his outstanding work in regenerative medicine from Heals Healthy Life Extension Society. His achievements include development of the world first synthetic trachea, lacrimal drainage conduit, and vascular bypass graft using nanocomposite materials, bioactive molecules and stem cell technology. He has over 15,000 media report from his achievement,include BBC, ITV, WSJ, CNN, and many more.Currently he is working on development and commercialisation of human organs using graphene based nanocomposite materials and stem cells technology.
Professor Dr. Mohammad Hadi Dehghani is a Full Professor and head of the department of Environmental Health Engineering at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, Islamic Republic of IRAN. He was graduated in PhD degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS). His research interests include nanotechnology, adsorption, water and wastewater treatment fields. He is the author of various research studies published at national and international journals, and conference proceedings. He has authored eight books and more than hundred peer reviewed papers. He is an editorial board member and reviewer in many internal and international journals and scientific committees.
Full Professor, Head of the Department of Automation, Biomechanics and Mechatronics at Lodz University of Technology, Head of Ph.D. School on 'Mechanics' (since 1996) and of graduate/postgraduate programs on Mechatronics (since 2006). Doctor Honoris CausaofAcademy of Arts and Technology, (Poland, Bielsko-Biala, 2014) and of Czestochowa University of Technology (Poland, Czestochowa, 2014). Recipient of the Humboldt Award. Editor-in-Chief in 3 international journals and member of the Editorial Boards in 90 international journals (23 with IF). Author/co-author of over 765 journal papers and refereed international conference papers and 50monographs. Editor of 25books and 28journal special issues. Principal investigator in 39 research grants by Polish Ministry of Education and Science (21), Committee for Scientific Research (17), National Science Centre (3). Member of Editorial Boards of 74Journals (15with IF). Supervisor/co-supervisor of 23 finalized and 7 ongoing PhD theses, 8habilitation thesesand 37 Master/Bachelor theses. Organizer and Head of the series of 14international conferences Dynamical Systems-Theory and Application (Lodz, 1992-2017) and of 3 international conferences“Mechatronics: Ideas for Industrial Applications” (Warsaw 2012; Lodz, 2014; Gdansk, 2015), Chair of the "International Conference of the Polish Society of Biomechanics" (Lodz, 2014). For more see also www.abm.p.odz.pl. His papers and research cover various disciplines of mechanics,biomechanics, applied mathematics, automation, physics and computer oriented sciences, with main focus on nonlinear processes.
Michael is an Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon. His current positions include Fellowship Director of the Hand Institute, and Honorary Faculty in Biomechanics at the University of Auckland.He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Orthopaedic Surgery. Hewas a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland, Australia, for five years, then spent six years as the Chief of Hand Surgery and Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky USA. He has written many peer reviewed publications and book chapters and lectures around the world on subjects relating to the hand and wrist plus forearm biomechanics.