Tom Brown was Lecturer, Reader then Professor at Edinburgh University from 1985 to 1995. He then moved to Southampton University until 2013. He is currently Professor of Nucleic Acid Chemistry at Oxford University. His research focuses on DNA sequence recognition and applications of oligonucleotides. He is the co-founder of three Biotech companies (Oswel, ATDBio and Primer Design) and has published 380 research papers and patents. He has received several awards including the Royal Society of Chemistry awards for Nucleic Acid Chemistry and Interdisciplinary Research. He was recently Chemistry World entrepreneur of the year and BBSRC Innovator of the Year.
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.
Vladimir Torchilin got his M.S, Ph.D., and D.Sc. degrees from the Moscow State University and serves currently a University Distinguished Professor and Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, Northeastern University, Boston. He has published more than 400 original papers, more than 150 reviews and book chapters, wrote and edited 12 books, and holds more than 40 patents. Google Scholar shows more than 60,000 citations of his papers with H-index of 108. He is Editor-in-Chief of Current Drug Discovery Technologies, Drug Delivery, and OpenNano, Co-Editor of Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and on the Editorial Boards of many other journals. He received more than $30 M from the governmental and industrial sources in research funding. He has multiple honors and awards and in 2011, Times Higher Education ranked him number 2 among top world scientists in pharmacology for the period of 2000-2010.
Vijayakumar Varadarajan is currently a Professor and an Associate Dean for School of Computing Science and Engineering at VIT University, Chennai, India. He has more than 18 years of experience including industrial and institutional. He also served as a Team Lead in industries like Satyam, Mahindra Satyam and Tech Mahindra for several years. He has completed Diploma with First Class Honors. He has completed BE CSE and MBA HRD with First Class. He has also completed ME CSE with First Rank Award. He has completed his PhD from Anna University in 2012. He has published many articles in national and international level journals/conferences/books. He is a reviewer in IEEE Transactions, Inderscience and Springer Journals. He has initiated a number of international research collaborations with universities in Europe, Australia, Africa, Malaysia, Singapore and North America. He had also initiated joint research collaboration between VIT University and various industries. He is also the Guest Editor for few journals in Inderscience, Springer and IGI Global. He also organized several international conferences and special sessions in USA, Vietnam, Africa, Malaysia and India including IEEE, ACSAT, ISRC, ISBCC, ICBCC etc. His research interests include computational areas covering grid computing, cloud computing, computer networks, cyber security and big data. He received his university-level Best Faculty Award for 2015–2016. He is also a member of several national and international professional bodies including EAI, BIS, ISTE, IAENG, CSTA, IEA etc.
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.
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.
alery A. Petrenko, Professor in the Department of Pathobiology at Auburn University; graduated from Moscow PetrenkoState University, U.S.S.R (1972); received PhD and D.Sc. degrees in chemistry from the Zelinski Institute of Organic Chemistry (1976) and Moscow State University, U.S.S.R (1988), Honor Ranks of Senior Scientist in Bioorganic Chemistry (1984) and Professor in Molecular Biology (1992) from the Supreme Attestation Committee of the U.S.S.R. His Ph.D. research focused on the synthesis of O-specific antigens of Salmonella, and D.Sc. – on directed engineering of DNA and proteins. In 1977 he moved to Novosibirsk and worked as Junior and Senior Scientist (1977-1982), Laboratory Head (1982-1985), Associate Director for Research (1985-1989), Director of Institute, Vice President for Research and Professor (1989-1993) in Scientific Association Vector (Novosibirsk, Russia). In 1993 he joined the faculty of University of Missouri-Columbia as Visiting Professor and Research Professor, and in 2000 – Auburn University as Professor and Graduate Faculty (2001). In Auburn Dr. Petrenko established a research program focused on development of diagnostic and therapeutic probes using phage display and phage nanobiotechnology. Dr. Petrenko is recipient (PI) of grants from the Army Research Office, the National Institute of Health, Calvert Research LLC, and Auburn University, and CoPI in several collaborative grants. He is recipient of the Pfizer Animal Health Awards for Research Excellence (2006, 2011), Auburn University’s Scholarship Incentive Award (2014), Auburn President’s Outstanding Collaborative Units Award in Pharmaceutical Engineering (2014). He is member of National Academy of Inventors Chapter (2013), Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer (AURIC), National Cancer Institute (NCI) Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer (2009) and Phi Zeta Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine, included in “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare”, “Who’s Who in America” 2011 (65th Edition), “Who is Who in the World” (15th Edition) and “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering” 2011-2012 (11th Edition).
Robert Pintarič is aAssistant on Faculty of Health science, Maribor Slovenia Research Assistant in University Medical Centre Maribor.Graduated engineer of radiology 1997-2000 Faculty of Health, University of Ljubljana Slovenia. Specialist of information science within health care and health nursing 2005-2006 Faculty of Health Science Maribor, University of Maribor Slovenia. Master of Science in radiology and tehnology 2013-2014 Faculty of Health, University of Ljubljana Slovenia.PhD student of Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School University of Ljubljana and PhD student Faculty of Psihology department of Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience University of Maribor. Works at University Medical Center Maribor Department of Radiology, speciality magnetic resonance diagnostics 3.0 T, seventeen years of experiences of angiography, intervention radiology and cardiology.
Dr. Deepa Jose has completed his Ph. D from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University Chennai, India. She is the Head of Research and Development at KCG College of Technology, a premier institute for engineering. She has published more than 35 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of reputed journals.she is a member of IEI and IEEE.
Phil Lukas completed his M. Sc. in Biotechnology and Process Engineering 2015 at the University of Applied Science in Flensburg. 2016 he started his graduation at the University of Greifswald at the working group Animal Physiology and Biochemistry. Main focus of his research are recombinant forms of secretory proteins derived from the salivary gland cells of medicinal leeches and their functional testing. His studies are funded by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. Further he established a collaboration between Greifswald and the Fraunhofer-Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology for cell free synthesis of salivary proteins
Abdeen Mustafa Omer (BSc, MSc, PhD) is an Associate Researcher at Energy Research Institute (ERI). He obtained both his PhD degree in the Built Environment and Master of Philosophy degree in Renewable Energy Technologies from the University of Nottingham. He is qualified Mechanical Engineer with a proven track record within the water industry and renewable energy technologies. He has been graduated from University of El Menoufia, Egypt, BSc in Mechanical Engineering. His previous experience involved being a member of the research team at the National Council for Research/Energy Research Institute in Sudan and working director of research and development for National Water Equipment Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Sudan. He has been listed in the book WHO'S WHO in the World 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010. He has published over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 200 review articles, 7 books and 150 chapters in books
Dr. hab. inż. Anna Bujacz has completed herPhD,DScfrom Lodz University of Technology, Poland. She has been involved in rational drug development projects during her 3-year stay as visiting scientist at NCI, Frederick, USA.She has participated in numerous international and Polish NCN grants, a number of which she has led. Her research focuses on protein crystallography. She is interested in structural investigation of proteins used in biotechnology and medicine.She has determined the crystal structures of many enzymes including extremophilic ones, as well as a number of mammalian serum albumins in complexes with drugs. She has published more than 40 papers in reputed journals in which shedescribes protein - ligand interactions basing on three dimensional crystal structures
Prof. Fu-Ming Wang was born in Taipei, Taiwan. He received the B.S. and M.S. chemical engineering degree from National Taipei University of Technology and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph. D. degree in electrochemical engineering and lithium battery technology from National Tsing Hua University at 2009 in Taiwan. From 2004~2010, he is working as a senior researcher at the energy storage division in Industrial Technology Research Institute in Taiwan and develops polymer electrolytes, functional additives, formation process design, reversible engineering and ionic transfer mechanism investigations. From 2010~2018, he services as Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and focuses on the researches of lithium ion battery and biosensor. He had already published more than 70 SCI papers and 27 patents in the world.
Dr Meguid is a professor of human genetics and Former Head of Human Genetics Unit, National Research Center (NRC) in Egypt. She holds a Ph.D. in Human Genetics, and she is a Senior Geneticist at the Genetics Institute, Pasadena, California; a fellow of Uppsala University, Sweden and Yale University. She was one of five selected scientists to win the outstanding L’Oreal UNESCO Award for women in Science for Africa & Middle East (2002). Awarded with the National State Award of Excellence in Advanced Medical science Technology, 2016. She is the head of the laboratory of research in DNA in genetic behavioral disorders and Founder of autism research study. Jury president L’OREAL-UNESCO Awards. Supervised 50 theses. Has 70 International publications.
Mehmet Celenk received a Ph.D. degree from Stevens Institute of Technology in EECS in 1983, where he was the Robert Crook Stanley Graduate Fellow in 1985. He served on the Turkish Army in 1984-85 as a lieutenant and joined OU in 1985, where he is currently a Professor of the School of EECS. He has published 300 articles, received a $600,000 hypercube processor grant, participated in a $450,000 Tubitak Autonomous Vehicle Design and Development grant, and secured $120,000 in funds for visiting scholars’ R&D projects. He has directed 35 M.S./Ph.D. theses/dissertations in the School of EECS. He received the distinguished service award from the Signal School in Ankara in 1984 for his R&D work and launching the Communications Journal. He was the recipient of the 1988 Fritz & Dolores Russ Research Award of the Russ College of ENT of OU, and awarded the OU Avionics Academic Challenge Faculty Fellowship in 1988-92. He has been an active reviewer for numerous professional societies (e.g., IEEE, IEE, IET, SPIE, IS&T, IAPR), journals/transactions, publishers, and funding agencies (e.g., NSF, NYSTAR 2002-07). He has been an associate editor of the IEEE Trans. on SMCA (currently SMC: Systems) since 2005 and of the Electronic Letters of the IET since 2015, and the recipient of the Best Associate Award of the IEEE SMC Society in 2010. He has served on the editorial board of the J. Recent Patents on Signal Proc. since 2008, on the Editorial Board of J. of Biometrics and its Applications since 2014, and on TCM of numerous international conferences. He is a member of IEEE, Eta Kappa Nu, and former member of SPIE, IS&T, ACM, ASEE, OE. He was awarded Certificate of Appreciation by SPIE’s Electronic Imaging J. and Optical Engineering for his review services in 2012-13.
Ms. B.Rammyaa, Asst Professor, Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering is working in KCG College of Technology, Chennai, India. She is pursuing Ph.D. in Anna University, Chennai. Her research interest includes Wireless communication, Mobile Ad hoc networks and Sensor Networks. She has published 12 papers in International journals and Conferences. She has 7years of Experience.