Sinan DEMİR | Soil Science | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Sinan DEMİR, Soil Science, Best Researcher Award

PHD at Daye University, Taiwan

Sinan Demir is an accomplished academic specializing in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. Holding a Ph.D. from Isparta Uygulamalı Bilimler Üniversitesi, his expertise spans geomatics, remote sensing, and image processing. With a Master’s from Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi, he excels in analytical chemistry and spectroscopic methods. As an Assistant Professor at Isparta Uygulamalı Bilimler Üniversitesi, Demir contributes significantly to the fields of precision agriculture, organic farming, and watershed management. Proficient in English and Turkish, he has authored articles and co-authored a book chapter, showcasing his commitment to advancing agricultural sciences.

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📚 Education:

Ph.D. in Agriculture (Toprak Bilimi ve Bitki Besleme) Isparta Uygulamalı Bilimler Üniversitesi, Turkey Duration: 14 February 2018 – 11 February 2020 Master’s in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (Tezli Program) Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi, Turkey Cumulative GPA: 4.0/4.0 Duration: 02 September 2013 – 19 July 2017.

Experience:

Current Position: Dr. Öğr. Üyesi (Assistant Professor), Isparta Uygulamalı Bilimler Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Toprak Bilimi ve Bitki Besleme Bölümü Toprak Bilimi ve Bitki Besleme Anabilim Dalı Duration: 18 February 2022 – Present (2 years, 1 month

Scientific Technological Activity Fields:

Agricultural Sciences, Geomatics, Remote Sensing, Image Processing, Soil and Plant Nutrition, Soil Information Systems, Geographical Information Systems, Precision Agriculture, Watershed Management, Organic Farming, Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Cultivation and Breeding, Analytical Chemistry, Spectroscopic Methods.

R&D Competency:

Specialized in Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri, Remote Sensing, Görüntü İşleme, Toprak Bilimi, Toprak Genesisi, Toprak Analizi, Detaylı Toprak Etüd ve Haritalama, Toprak Sınıflandırması, Toprak Özellikleri.

Research Focus

Dr. S. Demir’s research focuses on various aspects of environmental science, with a primary emphasis on soil science and agricultural sustainability. Their work includes the determination of suitable agricultural areas and current land use in Isparta Province, Türkiye, using a linear combination technique and geographic information systems. Additionally, they contribute to the field with studies on yield prediction models for organic oil rose farming, assessment of pre- and post-fire erosion, different approaches to aggregate stability estimation, physico-chemical and mineralogical changes of lithic xerorthent soils, and the impact of biogas waste applications on soil properties. Their research showcases a multidisciplinary approach, integrating geostatistical methods, machine learning algorithms, and remote sensing technologies.

Publications (TOP NOTES):

Demystifying the interconnections among natural resources, fintech, green technologies, and sustainable environment in E-7 nations

Research on the impact of waterfront resources on rural leisure environment, economic development, and the awareness of physical and mental health of the elderly

Research on the Prevention and Control of Carbon Pollution of Drinking Water Sources in Reservoirs and Management Strategies for the Development of Village Economy and Leisure Industry

Research on the Impact of Water Conservation Projects on the Economic, Leisure Environment and Ecological Development of Cities Under Extreme Climate Events

Exploring the Flow Experience and Re-Experience Intention of Students Participating in Water Sports from the Perspective of Regional Tourism and Leisure Environment Suitability

Under the Risk of COVID-19 Epidemic: A Study on the Influence of Life Attitudes, Leisure Sports Values, and Workplace Risk Perceptions on Urban Development and Public Well-Being

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HsiaoHsien Lin | Behavioral economics | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. HsiaoHsien Lin, Behavioral economics, Best Researcher Award

PHD at Daye University, Taiwan

Dr. Lin HsiaoHsien, based in Guangdong Province, China, is a dedicated researcher and associate professor at National Changhua University of Education and National Chin-Yi University. Graduating from Daye University, he holds a Ph.D. and specializes in behavioral economics, environmental economics, and sustainability. Serving as a guest editor for various scientific journals, Dr. Lin’s notable works include research on natural resource interconnections, waterfront impact on rural environments, and the role of coastal ecological resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recognized as a potential “Best Researcher Award” candidate, he remains committed to advancing interdisciplinary research for the benefit of sustainable global development.

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📚 Education:

Dr. Lin HsiaoHsien, a distinguished researcher and educator from Taichung, Taiwan, holds a Ph.D. from Daye University. Currently based in Guangdong Province, China, he serves as an associate professor and master’s and doctoral tutor at National Changhua University of Education and National Chin-Yi University. Dr. Lin is actively involved in editorial roles for renowned journals, including Sustainability, Tourism and Hospitality.

Work Experience:

His expertise spans behavioral economics, environmental economics, leisure industry management, psychology, policy analysis, and sustainability. Noteworthy contributions include research on the interconnections among natural resources, fintech, and green technologies, with a focus on E-7 nations. Dr. Lin’s work explores the impact of waterfront resources on rural leisure environments, economic development, and the well-being of the elderly. Additionally, he delves into the role of coastal ecological resources in creating safe leisure and tourism environments amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and studies the impact of water conservation projects on cities under extreme climate events.

AWARDS

2023- WILEY, Top Cited Article 2021-2022, “The impact of financial development on energy consumption in Nigeria”, Journal of OPEC Energy Review 2023- WILEY, Top Cited Article 2021-2022, “Environmental, social, and governance factors in emerging markets: The impact on firm performance”, Journal of Business Strategy and Development 2022- WILEY, Top Downloaded Article in 2021, “Environmental, social, and governance factors in emerging markets: The impact on firm performance”, Journal of Business Strategy and Development 2022- WILEY, Top Downloaded Article in 2021, “The impact of financial development on energy consumption in Nigeria”, Journal of OPEC Energy Review 2022- Near Eat University, Publication Award

Research Focus

Dr. Mehdi Seraj’s research primarily focuses on the intersection of economics and sustainability. His work spans diverse areas, including the role of tourism and human capital in economic growth, the impact of environmental, social, and governance factors on firm performance, and the pursuit of carbon neutrality in energy transition economies. With expertise in renewable energy, Dr. Seraj explores the nexus between economic indicators, energy consumption, and carbon emissions. His contributions extend to understanding income inequality dynamics in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Seraj’s research underscores a commitment to addressing crucial issues at the confluence of economic development, sustainability, and global energy transitions.

Publications (TOP NOTES):

Demystifying the interconnections among natural resources, fintech, green technologies, and sustainable environment in E-7 nations

Research on the impact of waterfront resources on rural leisure environment, economic development, and the awareness of physical and mental health of the elderly

Research on the Prevention and Control of Carbon Pollution of Drinking Water Sources in Reservoirs and Management Strategies for the Development of Village Economy and Leisure Industry

Research on the Impact of Water Conservation Projects on the Economic, Leisure Environment and Ecological Development of Cities Under Extreme Climate Events

Exploring the Flow Experience and Re-Experience Intention of Students Participating in Water Sports from the Perspective of Regional Tourism and Leisure Environment Suitability

Under the Risk of COVID-19 Epidemic: A Study on the Influence of Life Attitudes, Leisure Sports Values, and Workplace Risk Perceptions on Urban Development and Public Well-Being

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Mehdi Seraj | Economics | Excellence in Citation Achievement Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Mehdi Seraj, Economics, Excellence in Citation Achievement Award

economist at Near East University, Nicosia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehdi Seraj, an esteemed economist at Near East University, Nicosia, holds a Ph.D. in Economics, focusing on the impact of real exchange rate undervaluation on economic growth. With a Master’s in Economic Development and Planning, he brings a wealth of academic expertise. Since 2020, Dr. Seraj has been an Instructor, previously a Researcher at FINECON Analytics LTD. Recognized with prestigious awards, including WILEY Top Cited Article 2021-2022, his contributions to economic research shine. Fluent in English and Farsi, with a beginner’s Turkish proficiency, Dr. Seraj’s commitment to excellence is evident in his diverse roles and accolades.

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📚 Education:

2019- Ph.D. in Economics Eastern Mediterranean University/ Famagusta/ North Cyprus Thesis title: The Effect of Real Exchange Rate Undervaluation on Economic Growth 2010- Master of Economic Development and Planning Islamic Azad University/ Iran Thesis title: Analysis of Effective Economic Factors in Cement Industries Supply Chain by Using of SCOR Model 2007- Bachelor of Industrial Engineering- systems analysis and Planning Mazandaran University of Science and Technology/ Iran Thesis title: Risk Management

Work Experience:

2020-Present: Instructor Employer: Near East University, Department of Economics (Cyprus) 2019-2020: Researcher Employer: FINECON Analytics LTD (Cyprus) 2015-2020: Teaching assistant Employer: Prof. Dr. Glenn P. Jenkins at Eastern Mediterranean University (Cyprus) 2013 -2014: Lecturer Employer: Islamic Azad University (Iran) 2013-2015: Market Analyst Employer: Informatics Services Corporation, Selling and Marketing Department (Iran) 2008-2010: Technical Office Counselor, PM, Control project Employer: Firouzkuh Faraz Cement Company (Iran) 2007-2008: Internal Manager Employer: Alborzsazane home (Iran)

AWARDS

2023- WILEY, Top Cited Article 2021-2022, “The impact of financial development on energy consumption in Nigeria”, Journal of OPEC Energy Review 2023- WILEY, Top Cited Article 2021-2022, “Environmental, social, and governance factors in emerging markets: The impact on firm performance”, Journal of Business Strategy and Development 2022- WILEY, Top Downloaded Article in 2021, “Environmental, social, and governance factors in emerging markets: The impact on firm performance”, Journal of Business Strategy and Development 2022- WILEY, Top Downloaded Article in 2021, “The impact of financial development on energy consumption in Nigeria”, Journal of OPEC Energy Review 2022- Near Eat University, Publication Award

Research Focus

Dr. Mehdi Seraj’s research primarily focuses on the intersection of economics and sustainability. His work spans diverse areas, including the role of tourism and human capital in economic growth, the impact of environmental, social, and governance factors on firm performance, and the pursuit of carbon neutrality in energy transition economies. With expertise in renewable energy, Dr. Seraj explores the nexus between economic indicators, energy consumption, and carbon emissions. His contributions extend to understanding income inequality dynamics in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Seraj’s research underscores a commitment to addressing crucial issues at the confluence of economic development, sustainability, and global energy transitions.

Publications (TOP NOTES):

Environmental, social, and governance factors in emerging markets: The impact on firm performance, Cited by 70, Publication date: 2021/4/13.
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seyedmohammad ali zomorodian | hydrauic eng | Most Cited Article Award

Dr. seyedmohammad ali zomorodian, hydrauic eng, Most Cited Article Award

Associate Professor at Shiraz University, Iran

Dr. Seyed Mohammad Ali Zomorodian, born in 1958, is an Associate Professor in Water Engineering at Shiraz University. With a Ph.D. and over three decades of academic experience since 1985, he specializes in hydraulic erosion, scour countermeasures, and geotechnical engineering. His impactful research, including studies on enzymatic-induced calcite precipitation, showcases his expertise. Dr. Zomorodian has published extensively and presented at international conferences. As a dedicated educator, he has supervised numerous MSc theses, contributing significantly to the academic and research landscape in water engineering and related fields.

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📚 Education:

PhD at Shiraz University · Department of Water Engineering

Work Experience:

Dr. Seyed Mohammad Ali Zomorodian is an accomplished Associate Professor in the Water Engineering Department at the School of Agriculture, Shiraz University. Born in 1958, he holds a Ph.D. and has been contributing to academia since 1985. Dr. Zomorodian’s research primarily focuses on hydraulic erosion, scour countermeasures, and geotechnical engineering.

Research Focus

Dr. Seyed Mohammad Ali Zomorodian’s research spans diverse areas in geotechnical and water engineering. He has significantly contributed to topics such as microbial-induced carbonate precipitation for hydraulic erosion control, biocementation techniques for wind erosion stabilization, and the use of nanoclay and nanosilica for enhancing the strength of sandy lean clay. His studies encompass the reduction of hydraulic erosion through innovative methods, including submerged vanes and pile installation. Additionally, Dr. Zomorodian has explored the application of numerical models like MIKE21 for dam and dike-break simulations. His multidimensional research showcases a comprehensive focus on soil improvement, erosion control, and geotechnical stability.

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Simulation of turbulent flow around tandem piers, Cited by 10, Publication date:2019/12.
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Sinan Pasli | Emergency Medicine | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Sinan Pasli, Emergency Medicine, Best Researcher Award

Lecturer Member at Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey

Sinan Pasli is an accomplished medical professional currently serving as Dr. Lecturer Member at Karadeniz Technical University’s Faculty of Medicine, specializing in Emergency Medicine. Born on August 11, 1988, in Yomra, he graduated from Karadeniz Technical University in 2013, obtaining the title of Dr. Faculty Member. With a diverse background, including roles as a General Practitioner at Fatih State Hospital and a Research Assistant at KTU Faculty of Medicine, he brings extensive experience to his current position. Sinan is dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and education, contributing significantly to the field of Emergency Medicine.

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📚 Education:

DEAN’S OFFICE OF THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ETHICS COMMITTEE RESUME FORM Dock. Code: KKY. F.R. 28 Publication Date: 25.11.2022 Revision No: 00 Revision DateUniversity/Faculty: Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine Graduation Date: 2013 Academic Titles: Dr. Faculty Member.

Work Experience:

General Practitioner, Fatih State Hospital: 2013-2014 Research Assistant, Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine: 2014-2018 Specialist Dr., Gümüşhane State Hospital: 2018-2020 Dr. Lecturer Member, Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine: 2020

Research Focus

Sinan Pasli’s research primarily focuses on the application of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) in mountain search and rescue operations, as demonstrated by publications such as “The potential use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) in mountain search and rescue operations.” His contributions extend to medical diagnostics, particularly the diagnostic value of biomarkers like neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and ischemia-modified albumin. Furthermore, he explores the utility of artificial intelligence in emergency department triage decisions and evaluates smartwatch capabilities in detecting cardiac arrhythmias. With expertise in simulation-based drone-assisted search operations and innovative studies on respiratory protection, Pasli’s diverse research spans emergency medicine, technology, and healthcare interventions.

Publications (TOP NOTES):

Gastrointestinal and cutaneous anthrax: Case series, Cited by 10, Publication date: 2019/4/1.
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Simulation-based drone assisted search operations in a river, Cited by 1, Publication date: 2022/9/1.
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Angélica Caicedo | architectural | Best Researcher Award 8112

Ms. Angélica Caicedo, architectural, Best Researcher Award

PHD at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada

Angelica Caicedo, a Ph.D. candidate at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, specializes in Sustainability and Urban Mobility with a focus on Bike Networks Design. Holding a Master’s degree in Sustainable Interventions in the Built Environment, she emphasizes environmental responsibility and actively promotes sustainable urban planning. As a Project Manager at CARNET Barcelona, Angelica collaborates on mobility and innovation projects with expertise in active mobility, gender perspective, and citizen engagement. With a background in architectural design, she contributes to buildings’ sustainable design. Passionate about fostering inclusive urban environments, Angelica is dedicated to enhancing city sustainability and addressing climate change challenges.

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📚 Education:

Ph.D. – CANDIDATE Sustainability, Urban Mobility Thesis Subject: Bike networks design (BND) Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelona, Spain POSGRADUATE COURSE 2018 2015 Smart Cities: Urbanism, Technology and Sustanibility Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelona, Spain MASTERS DEGREE Sustainable Interventions in the Built Environment Thesis Subject: Sustainable drainage systems (SuDs) Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelona, Spain

Work Experience:

Barcelona. February 2020- Currently Development and coordination of mobility, innovation, and technology projects, in collabo ration with public and private entities and acadernia. Focus on European projects. Exper- tise in active mobility, gender perspective, citizen engagement, and mobility for vulnerable groups such as the elderly, children, and the mobility of care Mafla Cevallos Constructora Quito. September 2016 February 2018 -Buildings sustainable design implementing solutions that reduce environment’s impact. Architectural drawing, planning and project managment EPMMOP (Metropolitan Public Mobility Company) Quito February 2016 August 2016 -Planning and construction of new urban public spaces Multisectoral coordination, including other public and private entities

Research Focus

The researchers, including Caicedo, Estrada, Medina-Tapia, and Mayorga, focus on optimizing bike network design for heterogeneous travel demands using continuous approximation techniques. Their work, published in Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice in 2023, proposes a cost-effective methodology for addressing diverse travel needs within a bike network. Unfortunately, the abstract and related documents are disabled, preventing a detailed summary. Additionally, Caicedo has collaborated on a project titled “A methodology for assessing the impact of living labs on urban design: The case of the furnish project,” published in Sustainability in 2021. This work explores the influence of living labs on urban design.

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Joao Pimenta | Implants | Best Paper Award

Prof. Joao Pimenta, Implants, Best Paper Award

Professor at the University of Bordeaux, Portugal

João Pimenta, a pioneering figure in Dental Medicine, graduated in 1981 from UP School of Dental Medicine and obtained a University Diploma in Implantology from the University of Bordeaux in 1990. A Guest Professor at the University of Bordeaux and former Professor at the University of Porto, he co-founded the first University Master’s Degree in Implantology. João is a prolific researcher, founder of multiple dental societies, and a globally recognized lecturer. Awarded for his exceptional contributions, he was named in the TOP 100 worldwide in 2022. Beyond academia, João actively engages in humanitarian projects, earning honors from the Portuguese Red Cross and the City of Barcelos.

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📚 Education:

João Pimenta is a distinguished figure in the field of Dental Medicine, graduating from the UP School of Dental Medicine in 1981. With a University Diploma in Implantology and Oral Rehabilitation from the University of Bordeaux in 1990.

Professional Experience:

he served as a Guest Professor at the University of Bordeaux and later became a Professor at the Faculty of Dental Medicine of the University of Porto until 2001. Co-founder and professor of the first University Master’s Degree in Implantology, João has made significant contributions to dental education

Achievement:

He is a prolific researcher, authoring articles and a book, and has received numerous awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2022. His commitment extends to humanitarian efforts, exemplified by his mentorship in the “Barcelos a Sorrir” Project and receiving medals of honor from the Portuguese Red Cross and the City of Barcelos. João Pimenta is widely recognized for his outstanding career, marked by academic achievements, humanitarian contributions, and global recognition in the dental community.

Research Focus

João Pimenta’s research predominantly centers on evolutionary biology and genetics, with a specific focus on adaptive traits and population dynamics. His work explores the genetic basis for coloration polymorphism in hares, assessing the Neolithic expansion around the Mediterranean, and analyzing human genetic gradients in the Iberian Peninsula. Additionally, Pimenta investigates the mechanisms behind diversity in the androgen receptor CAG repeat and delves into local adaptation in mountain hares. Through molecular studies and museomics, he unravels the intricate pathways of evolution in diverse species. Pimenta’s multidisciplinary approach contributes significantly to understanding genetic diversity and adaptive evolution.

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TASNIM SULTANA | Environmental Economics | Best Researcher Award

Ms. TASNIM SULTANA, Environmental Economics, Best Researcher Award

MSS at  Noakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh

Tasnim Sultana, an accomplished economist from Char Kali, Bangladesh, holds an MSS in Economics from Noakhali Science and Technology University with a remarkable CGPA of 3.73. With a strong foundation in environmental economics, econometrics, and labor economics, she is dedicated to advancing cutting-edge research. Tasnim, an author of three impactful publications, has a notable Google Scholar citation count of 86. Her achievements include securing the third position in an essay competition and active participation in conferences. Proficient in MS Office, STATA, and E-views, Tasnim is a skilled communicator with a keen interest in painting and writing.

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📚 Education:

MSS in Economics (2022-2023) from Noakhali Science and Technology University with a CGPA of 3.73 out of 4, securing the 3rd position. BSS in Economics (2017-2022) from Noakhali Science and Technology University with a CGPA of 3.75 out of 4, also securing the 3rd position. Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C) in Science (2015) from Noakhali Govt. Girls College with a GPA of 4.25 out of 5. Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C) in Science (2013) from Kabi Jasim Uddin High School with a GPA of 5.00 out of 5.

Career Objective:

Tasnim aims to leverage her passion and expertise in environmental economics, econometrics, labor economics, and macroeconomics to contribute to cutting-edge research projects that advance knowledge and positively impact society. She is committed to collaborative efforts with multidisciplinary teams and utilizes innovative approaches to push the boundaries of discovery.

Achievements:

Tasnim’s achievements include securing the third position in an essay competition, participating in career essentials, receiving certificates of membership and appreciation, and actively participating in conferences and programs.

Skills:

She possesses excellent skills in communication, time management, leadership, teamwork, and management. Tasnim is proficient in using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), STATA, E-views, and has strong computer literacy.

Research Focus

Tasnim Sultana, a dedicated economist, primarily focuses on environmental economics with a specialization in global issues. As the first author, her research investigates the impact of globalization on carbon emissions in next-11 countries, published in Energy Reports. Additionally, she delves into the intricate relationship between democracy, green energy, trade, and environmental progress in South Asia, utilizing an advanced quantile regression perspective, published in Heliyon. Serving as the second author, Tasnim contributes to research on the environmental implications of urbanization, industrialization, electrification, and renewable energy in BRICS nations, employing a novel CS-ARDL model, published in Heliyon.

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Ahmed Hossain | Public Health | Most Cited Article Award

Dr. Ahmed Hossain, Public Health, Most Cited Article Award

PHD at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada

Dr. Ahmed Hossain is a distinguished public health researcher with expertise in epidemiology and biostatistics. He has significantly contributed to understanding and addressing crucial health issues, including COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies. His research spans infectious diseases, mental health, and occupational factors affecting specific groups like nurses and bank employees. Dr. Hossain’s work reflects a commitment to improving healthcare strategies globally, with a focus on evidence-based solutions. His multidisciplinary approach and leadership roles underscore his dedication to advancing public health research and addressing pressing health challenges.

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📚 Education:

Ph.D. in Biostatistics from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada (Sept 2004 – Nov 2010). SickKids Research Training Competition (RESTRACOM) Award Winner. Thesis Topic: Contribution to Statistical Techniques for Identifying Differentially Expressed Genes in Microarray Data. Supervisor: Dr. Joseph Beyene and Dr. Andrew Willan.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship:

CIHR post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada (Jan 2012 – Dec 2013). Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) DSECT Award Winner.

Professional Experience:

Principal Biostatistician, Pharma Medica Research Inc., Mississauga, ON, Canada (April 2014 – Dec. 2014) Worked on therapeutic areas including Oncology, Cardiovascular, Asthma, and Allergy. Conducted statistical analyses and provided support for new studies.

Teaching Assistant and Lecturer:

Taught various courses in Biostatistics and Statistics at McMaster University and the University of Toronto.

Awards and Scholarships:

Recipient of several awards, including the Apotex Award for excellent performance in analytics and University Open Scholarship at the University of Toronto.

Leadership and Memberships:

Holds leadership roles in organizations such as Director of the Global Health Institute and Advisor at the Center for Development Action, Dhaka. Actively involved in professional memberships, including the American Public Health Association.

Research Focus

Dr. Ahmed Hossain’s research primarily focuses on public health and epidemiology, addressing critical issues such as COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, and global prevalence of multimorbidity. His work extends to infectious diseases, including HIV and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, and explores the impact of occupational factors on health, such as low back pain among specific occupational groups like bank employees and nurses. Additionally, he delves into mental health symptoms, particularly among healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Hossain’s research reflects a broad spectrum of public health concerns, emphasizing a multidisciplinary approach to improve healthcare strategies and outcomes.

Publications (TOP NOTES):

Willingness to vaccinate against COVID-19 among Bangladeshi adults: Understanding the strategies to optimize vaccination coverage, Cited by 219, Publication date: 2021/4/27.

What is the extent of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Bangladesh?: A cross-sectional rapid national survey, Cited by 92, Publication date: 2021/8/24.

Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies among health care workers prior to vaccine administration in Europe, the USA and East Asia: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Cited by 80, Publication date: 2021/3/1.

Global and regional prevalence of multimorbidity in the adult population in community settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Cited by 70, Publication date: 2023/3/1.

HIV infection and multidrug resistant tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Cited by 67, Publication date: 2021/12.

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Kasumawati Lias | Renewable Energy | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Kasumawati Lias, Renewable Energy, Best Researcher Award

Senior Lecturer at  The Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

Dr. L. Kasumawati is a Senior Lecturer in Electrical & Electronics Engineering at UNIMAS, holding a PhD from Universiti Teknologi MARA. Specializing in Biomedical Engineering, particularly Cancer Treatment & Biosensors, she’s an active member of professional bodies like IEEE and Institute Engineers Malaysia. Recognized for her excellence, she’s received awards such as Anugerah Cemerlang Fakulti Kejuruteraan and gold at IID FKE 2015. With a focus on research, her recent projects include infectious disease prevention, solar PV technology, and innovative teaching methods in engineering.

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📚 Education:

PhD (Electrical Engineering) – Universiti Teknologi MARA MSc/MEng (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering) – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia BSc/BEng (Hons) (Field Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering) – Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

Professional Experience:

Current Position: Senior Lecturer Department: Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

Professional Membership:

Professional Engineer (P121713) Board of Engineers, Malaysia (49439A) Institute Engineers Malaysia (G31739) Asean Engineer Membership (4602) IEEE Membership (93736071) IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Membershi

Field of Specialization:

International Award in the area of science and technology for the Ph.D. study, 2012. Society Memberships: ICDP, South African Society for Microbiology, Geochemical Society, Water Institute of Southern Africa. Grant Reviewing: Regular reviewer for National Research Foundation (NRF, South Africa) since 2014.

Personal and Project Awards

Various awards for excellence in teaching, innovation, and research.

Research and Development

A Novel Transmission-based Risk Analytic Paradigm with Computational Intelligence for Prevention and Control of Infectious diseases: Case Study at Pasai Siong COVID-19 Cluster, Sarawak – FRGS (Leader) Pengeluaran Sesar Unjur (Udang Salai) Menggunakan Teknologi Solar PV di Kampung Igan, Sarawak – MySI MOSTI (Co-researcher) Collaborative Teaching-Learning and Assessment through Face to Face (F2F) and Online Distance Learning (ODL) in Engineering Courses – SoTL (Leader) Modelling of a Modified Microstrip Applicator to Control Focus Position Distance for Cancer Treatment in Breast Region – CDRG (Leader)

Research Focus

With a primary research focus on Biomedical Engineering, particularly in the field of hyperthermia treatment for breast cancer, Dr. L. Kasumawati has made significant contributions to the evaluation and enhancement of specific absorption rate (SAR) distribution. As the main author of several publications, her work spans the development of integrated lens microstrip-slot applicators, metamaterial applicators, and dual-band microstrip antennas. Dr. Kasumawati’s research, featured in reputable journals and conferences, demonstrates a commitment to advancing non-invasive hyperthermia treatments, showcasing her expertise in the application of innovative technologies for cancer therapy and contributing valuable insights to the scientific community.

Publications (TOP NOTES):

SAR Analysis Using Various Substrates of Microstrip Antenna for Breast Cancer Hyperthermia Treatment, Publication date: 2023/10/1.

Enhancing Accessibility in Retinal Imaging through the Universal Smartphone Adapter, Publication date: 2023/5/19.

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