Yue Ma is an associate professor of Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), Beijing, China. He obtained his MSc degree in vehicle engineering from BIT in 2002. Then, he has been working as a staff in School of Mechanical Engineering of BIT. In 2010, he obtained his PhD degree at Bristol Robotics Laboratory in University of the West of England, UK. He is the Committee Member of Youth Chapter, Organization of Aviation Utility Systems Engineering (AUS-CSAA), Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE) and the Editor Board Member, International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control.
His main research interest is in the area of ground vehicle system modelling and control, especially in unmanned vehicle dynamics, hybrid vehicle control. His research focuses on the dynamics and control of the complex mechanical and electrical systems, such as unmanned ground-aerial vehicle, electrical mechanical transmission and hybrid vehicle, which are featured by multi-input, multi-output, highly coupled and strong nonlinear system, also subjected to frequent working mode switches and faced to the unpredictable, rough disturbances and dynamical environment.
Hari Mohan Srivastava is a Full Professor Emeritus at the University of Victoria in Canada, having joined the faculty there in 1969, first as Associate Professor (1969-1974) and then as Full Professor since 1974. He is Editorial Board Member of a number of international scientific research journals as well as Honorary Foreign Fellow of many scientific societies and academies worldwide. He received numerous Honors, Awards, Prizes, and Grants including (for example) the NSERC 25-Year Award in Canada and the Nishiwaki Prize in Japan in the calendar year 2004, the Honorary Doctor of Science degree awarded by Chung Yuan Christian University in Taiwan in the calendar year 2006, and the Honorary Doctor of Science degree awarded by the University of Alba Iulia in Romania in the calendar year 2007. He holds the Second Place among Canada's Top Researchers in the discipline of Mathematics and Statistics in Terms of Productivity and Impact Based Upon a Measure of Citations to Their Published Works. He is a Clarivate Analytics [Thomson-Reuters] (Web of Science) Highly Cited Researcher.
Dr Pramanikis currently a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Discipline, School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering at Curtin University. He completed Masters and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering from National University of Singapore and University of Sydney respectively. Dr Pramanikhas more than 15 year of research experience in the fields of manufacturing as well as composite materials at different universities. He has published more than 110 research articles which include several books, many book chapters and many reputed journal articles.
Talal K. Kassemis a professor at Damascus University& editor-in-chief of IJENS-IJMME (International Journal of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering) since 2017 up to date. He is Editorial Board Member and Reviewer of a number of international scientific research journals. He received his Ph. D. in industrial methods engineering from Technical Compiègne University, France in 1989. He has been an assistant professor from 1990 to 2003 and an associate professor from 2003 to 2009 at the department of mechanical engineering, Faculty of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Damascus University, Syria.From 2009 to 2017 he has worked at the department of mechanical engineering, College of Engineering,Taif University, King Saudi Arabia.
His fields of interest are renewable energy systems, and thermal powerengineering.
Rob Krams was trained at the Free University Amsterdam, where he did his PhD. After two years in the USA, he joined the Bioengineering team of the Thorax centre in Rotterdam. He was a recipient of an Established Investigator (2003-2008). He joined Imperial College London in 2007, where he was a full professor in Bioengineering. In 2018 he joined Qmul as a professor in Bioengineering. he is associate editor of 12 journals and written >300 papers.
Paulo Bartolo is Chair Professor on Advanced Manufacturing at the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering (MACE), University of Manchester (UK), Visiting Professor at Nanyang University (Singapore), Visiting Professor at the Institute of Technology in Bandung (Indonesia), Professor of Biomaterials (Cathedra UNESCO) at the University of Habana (Cuba), Collaborator Professor of the Advanced Manufacturing Group at the Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico) and CIAUD (The Research Centre for Architecture, Urbanism and Design) a Centre of Excellence of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology based at the University of Lisbon (Portugal). At the School of MACE, he is the Head of the Manufacturing Group, the Head of the Innovative Manufacturing Research Theme, Director of the Manchester Biomanufacturing Centre, member of the Senior Leadership Team Committee, School Board Promotion Committee and Equality and Diversity Committee, and Group Output Champion. Awards: Commendation and public recognition from the Portuguese Government, published in the Portuguese Government’s Law Journal (Diário da Republica), for the outstanding work as advisor of the Government in the area of Research and Innovation; Commendation from the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, published in the Portuguese Government Journal (Diário da Republica), for the outstanding work carried out (2014); Council award Afonso Lopes Vieira in the area of Innovation, Leiria Town Council, Portugal (2009).
Abul Hossain joined Aston University in September 2007 as a Research Associate in the Sustainable Environment Research Group. Although this is my first appointment in academia, previously I worked in a process industry as a Mechanical Engineer for 4 years before starting my postgraduate study. I worked on design and modification of the components, process design and optimisation of flow parameters, and new installation and commissioning of machineries. Prior to that, I worked as a Mechanical Engineer in a dual-fueled and pure gas engine power generation plant. In 2014, I was appointed as a Lecturer in the Mechanical Engineering and Design Group.
Julfikar Haider is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at the School of Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
He received his bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1999. After graduation, he worked as an assistant engineer in Rural Electrification Board, Bangladesh. In 2005, he was awarded PhD from the school of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Dublin City University, Ireland in the area of surface engineering. During PhD and subsequent post-doctoral programme, he has gained knowledge on advanced thin film coating deposition, coating characterisation, coating’s performance evaluation, advanced surface hardening technique (i.e. plasma nitriding), finite element modelling etc.
Between 2006 to 2012, Dr Haider worked as a Research Engineer at the School of Computing, Engineering & Information Sciences, Northumbria University, UK. There he was involved in a collaborative project with SNA Europe [UK] on improving manufacturing precision of bandsaws. He has applied scientific technique in production to enhance product quality, to increase productivity and to evaluate product and tool performances. He was also involved in product development, tool design, process specification etc.
Dr Haider’s main research interests are in composite materials, surface engineering, metal cutting machining, advance welding, manufacturing systems for Industry 4.0 (e.g., lean manufacturing, Six sigma, mass customisation) and finite element modelling. He has been awarded more than One million pound by Innovate UK to conduct Eight Knowledge Transfer Partnership projects with industry. To date he has supervised to completion four KTP associates (research associate). He was REF returnable in 2014 and preparing to contribute in REF2021 submission. He has published and presented over 70 technical papers in international journals and conferences and books in the above areas.
Marehalli .G. Prasad is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. He has been a faculty member at Stevens since 1980. In the areas of his specialization namely Acoustics, Vibration and Noise Control, Dr. Prasad has more than 100 publications in journals and conference proceedings. He has written chapters in handbooks and encyclopedia. He has received several awards for his research papers. He has presented several invited lectures at national and international conferences. He delivered the M.S. Narayanan Memorial Lecture at the International Conference ACOUSTICS 2013 organized by the Acoustical Societies of India and France in New Delhi. He has served as UNDP expert in Noise Control for projects in Romania and India. He is a consultant for several industries. Prof. Prasad was the recipient of 2015 Outstanding Educator Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Noise Control Engineering. He is a Fellow of four professional societies namely the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Acoustical Society of America, the Acoustical Society of India and the Institute of Noise Control Engineering (USA). He received 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Who’s Who Publications Board.
Keya Sadeghipour was appointed acting dean of the College of Engineering in 1998 and became dean in 2003. In 2005, while a search for a permanent dean was conducted, he also served the College of Science and Technology as its interim dean until January 2007. His current research interests are in the areas of dental materials (NIH), Bioengineering (various sources), and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems. He has guided several research and industrial related projects and been involved in receiving over $8M funding from various industry and government sources. He has also been the principal author of numerous papers in national and international journals and publications. At Temple, he received the Exceptional Research Award.
National and international organizations to which he belongs include the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), and the Society of Manufacturing Engineering (SME). He is a Program Evaluator for ABET.
Dr. Muthar Al-Ubaidi is the Director and Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology Program, Department of Mechanical and Materials engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Cincinnati. Dr. Al-Ubaidi has been involved with the International Division of ASEE since 1986 and has served on the International Liaison Group for Engineering Education, the Pacific Congress on Manufacturing & Management, and the Global Forum at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Al-Ubaidi is one of the founders and the Chair of the Interamerican Council on Engineering and Technology Education. He served as the General Chairperson for the 6th and 8th Interamerican Conferences (INTERTECH 2000, INTERTECH 2004). Dr. Al-Ubaidi has organized and attended many national and international conferences. He served as a member of the International Advisory Committee for number of conferences in Brazil and Spain. He is also a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Society of Manufacturing Engineering. Dr. Al-Ubaidi received number of awards from CAS student groups, the college, professional organizations and the community, as well as three university awards: The Just Community Award, the C. Oscar Schmidt Public Service Award and the George B. Barbour Award for Faculty Student Relationships. He is listed in Who’s Who Among America’s Teacher, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering and Who’s Who in the Midwest.
Dr. Debao Zhou is a professor and the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at UMD. From 2005 to 2008, he was with Georgia Tech Research Institute as a Postdoctoral fellow. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Production Engineering in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2004. He also earned his Master of Engineering degree and Bachelor of Engineering degree from Tsinghua University, P. R. China both in Mechanical Engineering. His active research interests include distributed force sensor design, modeling of bio-material cutting, design of next generation endoscope, tracking system development using thermal imaging method, and system dynamics and control.
Jun Ni is the Shien-Ming (Sam) Wu Collegiate Professor of Manufacturing Science and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, USA. He served as the founding Dean of the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute located in Shanghai, China. He is also the director of the Wu Manufacturing Research Center and the co-director of a National Science Foundation sponsored Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems at the University of Michigan. He is a founder of a technology startup, Advanced Intelligent Maintenance Systems (AIMS) in Hangzhou, China.
Professor Ni’s research covers many topics in advanced manufacturing, including quality assurance, precision manufacturing, and intelligent maintenance systems. He has published over 500 technical papers, and supervised 94 PhD graduates and 65 MS graduates.
Selected honors and awards that Professor Ni received are 2015 Stephen Attwood Excellence Award in Engineering, the University of Michigan, 2014 Alexander Schwarzkopf Award for Technology Innovation by National Science Foundation USA, 2013 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award from the People’s Republic of China, 2013 Gold Medal from Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2013 S. M. Wu Research Implementation Award from North American Manufacturing Research Institute, the 2010 Magnolia Gold Medal from Shanghai Government, 2009 Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award from American Society of Mechanical Engineering, and 1994 Presidential Faculty Fellows Award. He is an elected Fellow of International Society of Engineering Asset Management, International Society for Nanomanufacturing, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
Professor Ni has been invited to serve as a guest/advisory professor at many institutions, including Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tsinghua University, Xi’an Jiao Tong University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and 10 other institutions. He served in the Advisory Board of the Ministry of Science and Technology of PRC to consult for the strategic planning in advanced manufacturing. He served as a consultant for Korea Institution of Materials and Machinery, and South African’s Department of Science and Technology’s Advanced Production Roadmap. He served as a member of the External Advisory Board at Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute and as a member of the International Advisory Board of the State of Michigan.He served as a Vice Chairman of Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing at the World Economic Forum since 2010 and is very active in various national and international studies of policy recommendations for advancing manufacturing competitiveness globally.
Dr. Goldenberg is the founder of the field of Robotics at University of Toronto where he has been since 1982 as a Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, cross appointed in the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering, and in the Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is currently a Professor Emeritus. Dr. Goldenberg is also an Adjunct Professor at Ryerson University and Guest Professor at Nanjing University of Science and Technology, P.R. China. Dr. Goldenberg has supervised to-date the largest number of graduate students in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (46 PhD and 64 MASc). He has an exceptional publication record with over 6500 citations (128 archival journal papers, 294 papers in major conferences, 15 book chapters and 105 patents granted and applied). The citations count is one of the highest in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering. From 1975-1981 Dr. Goldenberg has been an employee of SPAR Aerospace Ltd., of Toronto, working on the development of the first Space Shuttle Remote Manipulator System (Canadarm).
Dr. Goldenberg is the founder and President of Engineering Services Inc. (ESI) - www.esit.com, established in 1982. ESI is a high-technology company involved in the development of robotics-based automation and technology. Under his leadership the company has achieved significant growth and a global leading role in a wide range of industrial sectors. From 2000-2001 Dr. Goldenberg was also the President of Virtek Engineering Science Inc. (VESI), a high-technology company formed with the acquisition of part of ESI by Virtek Vision International Ltd., a publicly-listed company. Dr. Goldenberg is also President of Anviv Mechatronics Inc. (AMI), which he founded in 2006. Anviv is a high-technology company involved in the development of mechatronics products. In May 2015 ESI has been acquired by a Chinese consortium located in Shenzhen, P.R. China. Dr. Goldenberg has continued to be the President of ESI after the acquisition until the Chinese consortium became a public company in November 2016 listed in Hong Kong and Dr. Goldenberg was appointed as Chief Technology Officer of the public company. He terminated this appointment on May 12, 2019. As of May 2019, Dr. Goldenberg has returned to the University on part-time basis to work on graduate research in the use of Artificial Intelligence in advanced Robotics, focusing on Personal Service Robots. He also continues his business activities in several ventures in this domain through Anviv Mechatronics Inc., the company he founded in 2006.
Dr. Goldenberg is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE), a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), a Fellow of The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a Member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEng), and a Designated Consulting Engineer in Ontario. He is the recipient of the 2010 PEO Engineering Medal for Entrepreneurship, the 2013 EIC Sir John Kennedy Medal for Outstanding Merit in the Engineering Profession and the 2016 IEEE Canada A.G.L. McNaughton Gold Medal for Exemplary Contributions to the Engineering Profession.
Dr. Goldenberg is a former editor of the archival international journal IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, and a member of the editorial boards of Robotica, Robotics in Japan, Journal of Robotics, Robotics Journal, Scientific World Journal, Industrial Engineering and Management Journal, SOJ Robotics and Automation and International Journal of Automation and Computing.
Dr. Goldenberg obtained his PhD in 1976 from the University of Toronto, and his MSc and BSc degrees from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, in 1969 and 1972, respectively. Dr. Goldenberg was born in Bucharest, Romania.
Dr. Alexander L. Kalamkarov is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Dalhousie
University in Halifax, Canada since 1993, and Director of Smart Materials Centre since 1995. He
was awarded PhD degree from the Moscow Lomonosov State University in 1979 and the Doctor
of Sciences (Habilitation) from the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1990. His academic
career spans over 40 years in Research and University teaching. He has taught in the Universities
in the USA, England, France, Australia, Japan, Brazil and visited numerous Universities and
Research Institutes around the world. Prof. Kalamkarov is awarded the CANCAM Gold Medal for
the “outstanding contribution in the area of Applied Mechanics” in 2011. He is awarded the Fellow
of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in 2002; the Fellow of the Canadian
Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME) in 2001; and the Fellow of the Japan Society for
Promotion of Science (JSPS) in 2007. Prof. Kalamkarov is a Member of numerous prestigious
International Editorial and Advisory boards and the International Conference Organizing
Committees in the area of advanced composite materials and smart structures.
Dr. Chun-Yi Su received his Ph.D. degrees in control engineering from South China University of Technologyin 1990. After a seven-year stint atthe University of Victoria, hejoined Concordia University in 1998, where he is currently aProfessor of Mechanical, Industrial & Aerospace Engineering and holds the Concordia University Research Chair in Control. He has also held several short-time visiting positions including a Chang Jiang Chair Professorship by China’s Ministry of Education and JSPS Invitation Fellowship from Japan.
Dr. Su’s research covers control theory and its applications to various mechanical systems, with a recent focus on control of systems involving hysteresis nonlinearities.He has made fundamental contribution to modeling and control of nonlinear systems involving hysteresis nonlinearities. He developed some fundamental properties for the early development of constrained robotic control. He is the author or co-author of over 400 publications, which have appeared in journals, as book chapters and in conference proceedings.
Dr. Dan Zhang is a Kaneff Professor and Tier 1 York Research Chair in Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at York University. Before joining in York University in January 2016, Dr. Zhang was a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Advanced Robotics and Automation, was a founding Chair of the Department of Automotive, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Engineering with the Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science at University of Ontario Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Laval University, Canada, in June 2000. Dr. Zhang has published 166 journal papers and 159 conference papers, 9 books, 9 book chapters and numerous other technical publications. Dr. Zhang has served as a General Chair for 36 International Conferences and delivered 69 keynote speeches
Wen-Tsai Sung is working with the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chin-Yi University of Technology as a professor and Dean of Research and Development. He received a PhD and MS degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Central University,Taiwan in 2007 and 2000. He has won the 2009 JMBE Best Annual Excellent Paper Award and the dragon thesis award that sponsor is Acer Foundation.His research interests include Wireless Sensors Network, Data Fusion, System Biology, System on Chip,Computer-Aided Design for Learning, Bioinformatics, and Biomedical Engineering. He has published a number of international journal and conferences article related to these areas. Currently, he is the chief of Wireless Sensors Networks Laboratory.At present, he serves as the Editor-in-Chief in three international journals: International Journal of Communications (IJC), Communications in Information Science and Management Engineering (CISME) and Journal of Vibration Analysis, Measurement, and Control (JVAMC), he also serves as the other international journals in Associate-Editor and Guest Editor (IET Systems Biology).
Dr. Jen Fin Lin was a Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering since 1991; Distinguished Professor since 2002 and now is a Chair Professor since 2005. He completed his Ph.D. degree from the Columbia University, New York in 1985. He has been the Convener of the Mechanical Solid Mechanics Subject, Engineering Division of Ministry of Science and Technology (MST) in Taiwan from 2009 to 2012, the Advisory Committee of two research institutes and consultant of three companies. Now he is the Council Member of five academic societies in Taiwan. With micro tribology and films-related technology as the core of overall research, he developed professional knowledge and various necessary technologies and devices according to the goals of execution plans and requirements of cooperation organizations. All these projects are in pace with directions of emerging industries and technological developments and can be implemented in major domestic industries. Research achievements include: (1) three times of MST Outstanding Research Award; (2) two times of MST Distinguished Researcher; (3) MST Outstanding Distinguished Researcher; (4) 55 research paper awards provided by MST, important domestic machine design societies and mechanics societies, and high-tech. companies; (5) honors as ASME Fellow, CSME Fellow, STAM Fellow and TFA Fellow; (6) Honored Scholar Award, Li Gooding Science & Humanity Lecture of NCKU; (7) 2011 Outstanding Engineering Professor Award of Chinese Institute of Engineers; (8) over 235 papers published in SCI international journals; (9) Editorial Board Member of five International Journals.
Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China
Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China
Youmin Hu received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from HUST (Huazhong University of Science and Technology) in 2003, and joined HUST where he rose to the rank of Professor in 2005 in the School of Mechanical Science and Engineering. In 2010-2011, He worked as an visiting professor in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering in the Georgia Institute of Technology(GaTech), USA. In 2011 he returned to HUST and pay all attention on mechatronics innovation teaching and research in the School of Mechanical Science and Engineering. His research focuses on the design and development of advanced systems targeting manufacturing (especially on the information technology in digital and intelligent manufacturing related with Industry 4.0, digital twin in manufacturing). He is also a member of IEEE and Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society（CMES）.
Yangzhi Chen is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at South China University of Technology,China. He was awarded Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, ZheJiang University, 1995; M.S., Mechanical Engineering, ZheJiang University, 1992; B.S., Mechanical Engineering, TianJin University, 1986. Yangzhi Chen Research Interests covers Line gear, intelligent robot, lubrication, and Miniature machine. He also severed as a Visiting Fellow which supported by Chinese government, Center for Nanotechnology and Micro-engineering, Warwick University, Coventry, UK, 2003-04. He has being conducted several fundamental research projects on line gear mechanism and its theory invented and proposed by him in recent decade, including Lubrication fundamental for Line Gear Pair. Sponsored by NSFC, 2016-2019, Design Theory and Manufacturing Technologies for a Novel Arbitrary Intersecting Gear Mechanism, sponsored by NSFC, 2012-2015, Design Theory of Micro Transmission Mechanism Based on Space Curve Meshing Equation, sponsored by NSFC, 2008-2010, Design Theory of Categoric Globe Shape Big Molecular Organism Polishing Liquid and its Polishing Mechanism by Atomic Class, sponsored by NSFC, 2007-2010. Line Gear mechanism is capable of conducting micro transmission for miniature machines and suitable for design of compact mechanical devices in broad industry areas. Yangzhi Chen got China Innovation Corporation Award of Industry & & University &Research (2018); Best Paper Awards, ICFDM’2004 (2004); Distinguished Young Teacher Award, Yingdong Education Foundation, Chinese Ministry of Education (2002).
Prof K.N Seetharamu is born on 22nd August 1939. He graduated from Mysore University in Mechanical Engineering in the year 1960. He obtained his Masters Degree in Power Engineering in the year 1962, from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He obtained his doctoral degree in 1973, in the field of heat transfer from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. His doctoral thesis was judged as one of the excellent thesis by Prof. Rohsenow from MIT, a world-renowned person in the field of heat transfer.
He has an industrial experience of more than 3 years (Oct. 1962 - Dec. 1965) in a paper mill before he joined the academic life. He served BIT Ranchi as an Assistant Professor from 1965-1968. He joined Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in the year 1968, as a lecturer and rose to the level of Professor in the year 1980. He joined the School of Mechanical Engineering, University Science Malaysia as a Professor in the year 1996 on invitation. He took voluntary retirement from IIT Madras in September 1998 to continue his assignment at University of Science Malaysia.
His areas of interest are heat transfer, fluid flow, stress analysis, energy systems, electronic packaging, and FEM applications to engineering problems. He is also working on the application of ANN and GA for optimization problems. He has contributed extensively in the areas of Porous Medium, Heat Exchangers, Thermal Management in Electronic Systems etc. Currently he is active in the application of FEM to CFD and Financial Problems.
Prof. Seetharamu has supervised 30 students for Ph.D Degree and 32 students for Masters Degree by research. 18 students have completed their Masters Degree by research in the area of electronic packaging.
He has published 190 papers in International Journals, 14 papers in National Journals, 111 papers in International Conferences and another 105 papers in National Conferences. He has published a book on “FEM Applications to Heat Transfer”, published by John Wiley in 1996 along with co-authors from UK. He has published a book: “Fundamentals of FEM in Heat and Fluid Flow” through John Wiley in April 2004. He has published a book “Engineering Fluid Mechanics” with Prof. P A Aswatha Narayana in June 2004. He has carried out many national and international collaborative projects. He has also contributed a chapter on thermal management in the book “Fundamentals of Microsystems Packaging” edited by Rao Tummala and published by McGraw-Hill in 2001. He has also contributed chapters in “Modeling in Welding, Hot Powder Forming, and
Casting” book edited by Lennart Karlsson, published by American Society of Metals in 1997. He has also contributed a chapter in the book “Handbook of Residual Stress and Deformation of Steel” published by ASM in 2002. He has published a book: “Fundamentals of FEM in Heat and Mass Transfer ” through John Wiley in April 2016. He has published a book "Compact Heat Exchangers Analysis, Design and Optimization" (along with Dr C Ranganayakulu from ADA ) through John Wiley and ASME press in March 2018.
Prof. Seetharamu established IMAPS Malaysia Chapter in the year 1998 and IEEE-CPMT Malaysia Chapter in the year 2000 and continues to be active in this area. Prof Seetharamu is also active in offering continuing education programs to multi-national companies like Agilent, Intel, AMD etc. on the applications of Finite Element Method to electronic packaging as well as Thermal Management in Electronic Systems..
He has joined PES University, 100ft ring Road, BSK III stage, Bangalore -560085 as a Chair Professor in Thermal Engineering in August 2007. He has been elected as a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.
Prof. Dr. Said Elshahat Abdallah is working as Professor of Agricultural Process
Engineering, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture,
Kafrelsheikh University, Egypt. He was born on January 6, 1972. He obtained
his Ph. D. degree in Technical Sciences in November 2005 from the Faculty of
Design, Don State Technical University, Russia. He prepared many scientific
literatures such as Engineering of Food Factories and Dairy Plants, Engineering
Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, introduction to agricultural process
engineering, Instrumentation, Properties and Testing of Engineering Materials,
Fitting of Curves and Differential Equations and Differentiation & Integration,
etc… He published more than thirty research articles in international peerreviewed journals. He supervised, has done and examined about twenty M. Sc.
and Ph. D. dissertations. He participated in several either local or international
conferences on the topics of Agricultural Process Engineering. He contributed in
the attendance of many meetings, workshops and training courses. He was
awarded: Food Engineer of the Year Award – 2010; Excellence Award in
International Scientific Publication – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
and 2018; Arab Papers Published on Agriculture – 2012; Egypt 25 Foundation
Award – 2012; Who's Who in the World – 2013, 2014 and 2015; 2000
Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century – 2013; Top 100 Engineers– 2013;
International Biographical Center Man of The Year– 2013; Cambridge
Certificate for Outstanding Engineering Achievement – 2013 and Cambridge
Certificate for Outstanding EducationalAchievement – 2013. He served as:
Editor-in-Chief; Associate Editor; Editorial Board Member; Food Expert;
Reviewer, etc… in more than five hundred international peer-reviewed journals.
Javad Abolfazli Esfahani(Iran 1960), PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University ofNew Brunswick (UNB), Canada in 1997, is a professor in Mechanical Engineering, Energy conversion, atFerdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran.To date, he has published 5 books/chapters, 160articlesin peer reviewed international journals and more than 100 conferencepapers. He has worked on theoretical and numerical heat and mass transfer such as drying, solar desalination, condensing boiler, and micro/nano-fluidics. Dr. Esfahani is a member of Iranian combustion Institute and Iranian society of mechanical Engineering, Director of Center of Excellence in Energy Management, Certified by National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), Centre of excellence in modeling and control of system, Ferdowsi university of Mashhad, Centre of excellence in energy conversion, Sharif university of Technology, and editorial boards of), IRECHE andJournal of Heat and Mass Transfer Research. He obtains 14 awards for books, research and supervisor of thesis from ISME, Ferdowsi festival, and Iranian combustion society. He has supervised 9 PhD and 90 MSc theses.
Dr. Aized did his B.Sc. Mech. Engg and M.Sc. Mech. Engineering from UET, Lahore and completed his PhD from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. He was awarded Endeavour Postdoctoral Research Fellowship by Australian Government for his research in Monash University, Melbourne. He was awarded Commonwealth academic Fellowship which was held University of Cambridge, UK. He was again awarded Commonwealth fellowship held at University College London.
He is interested in Lean Manufacturing, Toyota production system, Industrial robot modelling and development, HVAC Systems, Energy Technology, management, planning and policy, Production and Operations management, modelling and simulation. He is an author a number ofinternational research journals and has presented in conferences in Japan, UK, USA.He also writes in Urdu language and authored a travelogue on his travel to Cambridge entitled "Zara Cambridge Tak". He appears in Talk shows on national TV. Currently, he is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.
MegatMohamadHamdanMegat Ahmad is a senior Professor in Manufacturing Engineering at the National Defense University, Malaysia. He is presently the Dean of Postgraduate Studies at the same university. He obtained his Bachelor in Agriculture Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, Masters in Manufacturing and Management Technology from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wale, Swansea, United Kingdom. His research interests are in the area of Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Composite Materials and Ballistic Materials. He has over 30 years of academic and research experience. He has authored more than 200 publications of which more than 100 papers are in international refereed journals. He is currently heading a large scaleMalaysian government grant project related to Defense Armored Vehicleworth more than 6 million Malaysian Ringgit.Besides that, he is also actively involved in postgraduate supervision, editorial board in journals, committees in conferences, engineering accreditation panels, and social activities.
Beshay hasobtained his Master degree from Cairo University, Fsculty of Engineering and completed his PhDin 1985 from Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, England. He also obtained the D.I.C. in 1985. He joined the American University in Cairo for 6 years and the French University in Cairo for 2 years. He is educating many scientific courses in the field of thermo-fluids and renewable energy. Prof. Beshay is supervising many researches in mechanical power engineering and has published more than 50 papers in reputed journals and international conferences. He is a reviewer to Fulbright and the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology.