Landscape ecology and fishery productivity ,Modeling fish bioenergetics and predator-prey balance ,Modeling fish life-history dynamics and fish population dynamics,Survey design, statistic indices, and age-structured stock assessment
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Nikolas Xiros is a Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of New Orleans. His career spans more than 20 years in both industry and academia and his expertise lies within the fields of ocean, electrical and ship systems engineering. He holds an electrical engineers degree, a marine engineering doctorate and close to receiving an MS in math. His research interests are process modeling and simulation, system dynamics, identification and control, reliability, signal and data analysis. He is author of many technical papers and Springer monograph Robust Control of Diesel Ship Propulsion. He is also a Chief Editor for the recently published Springer Handbook of Ocean Engineering.
process modeling and simulation, system dynamics, identification and control, reliability, signal and data analysis
Michael Musyl has more than 25 years of experience in scientific research, analysis, writing, project planning and oversight as well as business development. He currently manages two firms advisory and consulting work and is actively involved with the innovation and development of biological sampling devices for wildlife research. His experience is steeped in various research projects and spans multiple countries and sectors. Direct expertise in business development, research, data analysis, and writing with the ability to incorporate, interpret and disseminate complex information in a variety of venues. Proven ability to acquire new skills with little supervision and can work in a team environment or independently.
He was so passionate about the beauty of the sea. But when he chose to study Marine Engineering in his bachelor (2001-2005), he learnt a lot more about sea, such that he decided to continue his graduate studies in the same area. He did his master in Ship Architecture where he learned about the hydrodynamics of fish propulsion (2006-2008). As there is a vast amount of energy hidden in the marine environment (e.g. tides, waves), he worked on an innovative scheme to extract marine current energy as his PhD research (2009-2013). After that he started to work in Laboratory of Wave and Current (LOC – UFRJ - Brazil) as the technical manager where he was involved in a couple of offshore engineering projects such as extreme and fatigue analysis of marine flexible risers, and estimation of nonlinear damping term of the roll motion for FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) vessels (2014-2016). Recently, as a postdoctoral associate he started a new research project with the department of Agriculture and Bioengineering in Mississippi State University (2017-Now). He is developing a hydrodynamic and water quality model for the western Mississippi sound.
Hydrodynamics, Coastal Engineering, Dynamics of Oceanic Floating Systems (risers and platforms), Vortex Induced Vibration, Offshore Structures, Nonlinear Dynamics, Fish Hydrodynamics, Fish-like Propulsion, Fluid and Structure Interaction, Marine Renewable Energy, Wave Energy Conversion, Bridge Engineering, Wind Energy, Wind Engineering, Flow-Induced Oscillation, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Boundary Layer & Turbulence, Fluid Mechanics, Aerodynamics, Aero/Hydro Elasticity, Structural Engineering, Sustainability, Mathematical Modeling, Composite Material Modeling.
John is a Professor of Biology and Networking Coordinator of the Honors Program at Oral Roberts Univ. in Tulsa, OK. His educational background is a BA in Geology and BS in Biology from Calif. Lutheran Univ. (1972), a MS in Environmental Science from Cal. State Hayward (1975), and a MS and Ph.D. in Zoology from the Univ. Michigan (1980). His specialty is Limnology (lake ecology) with specific expertise in nutrient - phytoplankton (microalgae) - zooplankton interactions. He has vast experience in aquaculture, including two sabbatical years doing research at The Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF) in Trondheim, Norway, resulting in three published and numerous technical publications.
He started doing algae to biofuels research during his fall 2009 sabbatical. During that time he interacted with numerous people involved in algae biofuels research around the world, including Norway (former colleagues), Israel, India, Australia, Malaysia, and China. He has co-authored more than 10 scientific papers in professional journals on sustainability and biofuels (e.g., Green Chemistry and Energy Fuels) and, 2 in the 2015 book “Algae and Environmental Sustainability”, he is co-editor of a book (2016) titled “Phytoremediation Potential of Bioenergy Plants”, and he is currently working on more biofuels, phytoremediation, and sustainability-related papers. He supervises students lake ecology and management, algal biofuels,and sustainability. Among other courses, John teaches Marine Ecology which involves a semester-long lec and a one-week intensive SCUBA/Mar. Ecology lab course at various Caribbean locations.
He has completed his PhD in 2010 at Palacky University (Czech Republic) in the field of Biophysics. During his doctoral study, he focused on modeling the light photosynthetic reactions, mainly explaining the mechanism of oxygen evolution. He spent 3 years as a postbox at Rostock University (Germany), working on modeling Calvin-Benson cycle and photorespiration. Currently, he works at University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Fisheries and Water protection (Czech Republic), as an assistant professor he is first author of 8 papers and co-author of 7 papers. He is interested in computational biology, mainly on modeling the metabolic regulation of cyan bacteria. He developed a new method integrating various omics (metabolic, transcriptomic, fluoric and proteomic) data into multi-level kinetic model allowing complex analysis of metabolism such as deciphering the roles of isozymes. He has also growing interests into genomic modeling of fish species.
Computational biology; Modeling the metabolic regulation of cyanobacteria
She have completed her PhD at the age of 43 years from Faculty of Pharmacy from Lisbon University where is still a iMed.UL research member. She is Adjunct Professor in Escola Superior Agrária de Santarém, Instituto Politécnico de Santarém since 2013, where coordinates the curricular units of “Toxicology” and coordinated also “Pollution and Ecotoxicology” (2015/16). She published 12 papers in international journals with 143 citations, performed 15 communications (5 oral presentations and 12 poster presentations) and 12 seminars.
She was born in Bari. She obtained the Biological Science degree from the University of Bari-Aldo Moro, Italy in 1990. She was awarded the Ph.D. degree from the University of Bari, Department of Molecular Biology in 1995 for a study on the conservation of coxII intron in Dicotyledonous plants. This was followed by post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Bari, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine from 1998 through 2000. In 2002, Dr. Albrizio was appointed Researcher in Veterinary Physiology at the Department of Animal Production, University of Bari-Aldo Moro, commencing an academic career. She was promoted to Aggregate Professor in 2005 based on her teaching activity in the field of Physiology, Endocrinology and Botany. In 2017 she obtained the degree of Associated professor in Veterinary Surgery and Obstetric clinics. Maria followed in the footsteps of her post-doctoral mentor, Prof. Paolo Minoia and specialized in the field of the modulation of animal reproduction by endogenous opioids. The focus of her research at the Department of Emergency and Organs Transplantations, Veterinary Clinics and Animal Productions Unit, was on investigation about the presence of opioid receptors on fish and mammalian gametes and on the effects of opioid agonists and antagonists on sperm physiology. She made a number of significant contributions in understanding the relationship between environment and endocrine system, between brain liberalization and immune system. This was followed by studies on reproduction modulation by lepton in the queen. All these studies led to the publication of 186 communications including 48 papers on national and international journals.
He is working as Associate Professor in Bari University. He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities as Chief of the Angelology Ambulatory and Chief of the Specialization Course in Cardiovascular Diseases. His research has included a broad variety of medical subjects all related to cardiovascular diseases. He is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals like Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, journal Nan biosensors in Disease Diagnosis, Journal of Medical Sciences, Trends in Medical Research, American Journal of Drug Discovery and Development, Current Research in Cardiovascular Pharmacology, World Journal of Methodology, WEBMEDCENTRAL, Journal of Cardiology and Therapy, etc & expert Reviewers for journals like Circulation, Atherosclerosis, Stroke, PlosONE, etc. He has authored of more than 200 research articles/books. He is a member of Italian Society of Cardiology; Society Italiana di Patologia Vascular; Working Group on Peripheral Circulation European Society of Cardiology; working group on Peripheral Circulation of Italian Society of Cardiology; Società Italiana di Flebologia clinica e sperimentale
Doctorate in environmental toxicology and health, Master degree in
environmental studies, Bachelor of Science (Biology), Diploma in
Business, Cert IV in team leadership management. Experience in
environment, toxicology, environmental legislation, ecology,
environmental pollution assessment, chemical and hazardous waste
management, safety, environmental and safety risk management,
public health, management systems and auditing. Specialization in
corporate training (face to face and e-learning). More than ten years’
experience in consulting research and teaching,A/Professor in Environmental Toxicology (LAU), Director of
International Environmental Services (IESS), Director of Chemical
Safety and Applied Toxicology (CSAT) laboratories (UNSW),
Director of Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and
Environmental Auditing (EA) professional development programs
(UNSW), Senior lecturer and environmental science program
authority (UNSW), Chairperson of WHS (UNSW). Extensive
research experience, team leadership management, and project
He has 26 years experience in consulting, supervision, training, education, and research in: marine works, harbor engineering, coastal process, shore protection works, environmental impact assessment, water and environmental planning and management, protection works against flash floods, solid waste management, water and waste water networks, water and waste water treatment plant. He has been on Multi-Disciplinary Optimization and soft computing applications encompassing a variety of different fields of engineering. He has managerial experience in project and construction planning and possesses significant leadership and collaborative skills. He has prepared project-scoping documents, detailed project and work plans complete with an on-going performance measurement framework. He can use analytical, diagnostic, computational and management skills to solve challenging problems, develop innovative designs, and improve performance of existing ones. He Works as a consultant to many major construction companies and expertise and consultant offices in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Also, He participates in nine funded research projects. He has large experience in preparation of all documents for establishing chairs of scientific research and centers of research excellence. Also, He has large experience in establishing administration, units and programs of educational supervision in universities. He is the Vice President and Secretary of ASCE Saudi Arabia Section. He is the editor board member of Journal of Civil, Construction and Environmental engineer and African Journal of Engineering Research. He works as a consultant of Institute of Consulting Research and Studies umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia. He is a reviewer of papers for many international Journals.
Having received his BSc in Jiangxi Normal University (China) in Physics, and a MSc in Marine Hydrodynamics and Ocean Engineering at China Naval Academy/China Ship Scientific Research Centre (CSSRC) in 1985 and 1990 respectively, he have worked as an assistant lecturer in Nanchang Junior College of Hydraulic Engineering for two years (1985-1987) and as a senior research engineer at CSSRC in theoretical and experimental hydrodynamics (1990-1999). He was the head of sea keeping basin at CSSRC before moving to the UK in 2000 for his PhD study in Aerodynamics and CFD applications.
After PhD at the University of Glasgow (UK) in 2000-2004, he then worked as a research associate for more than 5 years in the areas of unsteady aerodynamics of helicopters and wind turbines (2004-2009). In his research work, he proposed a new method and a criterion for reliable and accurate assessment of the onset of dynamic stall for aerofoils, and based on which he further developed a semi-empirical dynamic stall model for unsteady aerodynamics. The new developed dynamic stall model has now found many applications, especially in the numerical assessment tools for tidal/current turbines and for the vertical axis wind turbines. A paper on a comparison of dynamic stall models for a vertical axis wind turbine published in AIAA Journal (Vol. 52, No. 1, pp.72-81, Jan. 2014) has shown a superiority of the developed dynamic model over other dynamic stall models when compared to the experimental data.
the optimisations and innovations of marine renewable devices on how to improve wave energy conversion efficiency and how to improve reliability of offshore renewable energy conversion so to reduce the cost of the marine renewable energy production
He works in Sakhalin Scientific Rresearch Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (FSBSI ”SakhNIRO”), Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia. During this period. He worked as a senior scientist, a chief o Applied ecology group, a head of Laboratory of commercial marine fishes, a Head of Department of marine and freshwater biological resources. Now he is a deputy director of Department of forecasting.
Since 1990 he is a Candidate of Biological Sciences. The theme of his dissertation – “Ecology and perspectives of capelin fisheries in the shelf waters of Sakhalin Island”.
He took part in 28 marine cruises on research vessels of TINRO and SakhNIRO as well as on the board of commercial fisheries vessels in the Sea of Japan and the Okhotsk Sea. He is an author and co-author of more than 100 scientific papers in Russian and some international journals, and also a co-author of five scientific monographies, including “Biological resources of the Pacific ocean” (1986).
Since 1994 he took part in a large series of Russian and International scientific projects.
A member of SakhNIRO Scientific Council and Editorial Council (since 1994). In 2012 and 2013 he was the scientific editor of 2 volumes of Transactions of Sakhalin Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography. He has experience as a peer-reviewer (referee) in some Russian and International scientific journals, for example, such as “Problems of Fisheries”, ICES Journal of Marine Science (2002, vol. 59, № 5) and others.
Healso has a large experience as a reviewer of 17 dissertations, including four thesis for a Doctor degree.
Since 2002 A.Velikanov is a honorary member of SakhNIRO.
Merried, have a grown-up son.
Plasma and heat transfer physics: Energy conservation; Heat and mass transfer in plasma flows and arc, in fluid flows and in the atmosphere and oceans; Thermodynamic cycles; Turbulence; Gas dynamics, vortices, tornado? Shock waves ;Combustion: Electrical discharges and ignition; Thermo– and gas dynamics of Combustion; Heat, mass transfer and flame temperature; exhaust gas cleaning. 3. Boiling: Flows with phase change; bubbles and drops; melting, condensation and sublimation.
Dr. Canjun Yang received his B. S. and M.degrees in mechanical engineering from the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronauticso in 1991 and1994, respectively,and his Ph. D. degree in mechanical engineering from the Zhejiang Universityin1997. Since 1997, Dr. Yang has been a faculty with the state key lab of fluid power transmission and control at Zhejiang University. In 2004, he visited at Minnesota University as an academic visitor.. From 2013 to 2014 , he visited at Washington University(Sealttle) as an academic visitor.
Dr. Yang was awardedthe National Technology Invention Award (Second Prize) from the State Council in 2009, the University Technology Invention Award (First Prize) of Ministry of Education of P. R. China in 2006, Science and Technology Award of Zhejaing Province (First Prize) in 2006, Zhejiang Youth Science and Technology Award in 2009.He was selected to the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University (NCET) and New Century 151 Talent Project of Zhejiang Province (First Class), and received the State Council Special Allowance. Dr. Yangs research interests include man-machine intelligent mechatronic system and mechatronic devices and technology for deep-sea exploitation. He took the responsibility fortwo projectsof National Science Foundation of China and four projects of The National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) as project leader, and has published over 100 technical papers including over50 papers are indexed in SCI/EI.
Dr. Yang is currently the deputy director of the school of Mechanical Engineering of Zhejiang University, the member of National Technical Committee Submersible of Standardization, the trustee of China Innovation Strategic Alliance of Rehabilitation Technical Aids.
Man-machine intelligentmechatronic system, mechatronic devices and technologyfor deep-sea exploitation
His interest is the study of the Biogeochemical Dynamics of Organic Matter in the sea studding the chemical speciation of micro-, nanoparticles and organic macromolecules in sea water and their transformation until the incorporation to the sediment. During his Postdoc in biogeosciences hs focuses was on multi-proxies analysis to study the chemical speciation of micronutrients and organic compounds in seawater and sediment (POM and DOM), and their relationship with turnover agents.
He holds a PhD degree in biology, under the direction of Priv. Doz. Dr. Rubén Lara. In his thesis, he have worked in the characterization of OM production mechanisms used molecular and isotopic tracers of sources and pool of carbon and nitrogen. Inorganic nutrients, chlorophyll and the influence of oceanographic properties were he also considers understanding the complex and dynamic nature of frontal systems. Currently, he is participating in the development of national and international cooperation projects. He have experience in planning, management and participation in oceanographic expeditions, biogeochemistry bulks parameters determinations, molecular microbiology and virology (flow cytometry, PCR, qPCR, DGGE), spectroscopy and electron microscopy. He has assistant lecturer and management experience. He received numerous grants of national and international organizations (IBRO-CONICET-MINCYT-BMBF-ANII-IMCoNet/FPEU).
Biogeochemical Dynamics of Organic Matter in the sea studding the chemical speciation of micro-, nanoparticles and organic macromolecules in sea water and their transformation until the incorporation to the sediment
Dr Tarek Mohamed Kamal Mohamed Metawie, Professor of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. Egyptian, date of birth 6/3/1955. Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1984; M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1979; B.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, 1976.Instructor; 1976, Lecturer Assistant; 1980, Lecturer, 1984; Assistant Professor, 1989; Professor,1994; Head of the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo:- 2008-2014.
Mohamed Ismail Ibrahim is a Professor of Geology and Environmental Sciences in the Faculty of Science - Alexandria University, Egypt.
Vice President for Matrouh Branch (2016 - present).
Dean Faculty of Science, Alexandria University (2010-2016).
Vice Dean for Community Development and Environment Affairs (2007-2010).
He has an M.Sc (1986) in Palynology and Micropaleontology from the Alexandria University. He obtained his Ph.D in Palynology, Micropaleontology and Paleoenvironment in 1993 from the University of Alexandria and the Technical University of Berlin (channel program). He is the author of more than 50 research articles on Palynology, micropaleontology, paleoecology and Environmental Sciences. He was the National Coordinator and Member of the IGCP 381 "South Atlantic Mesozoic Correlation" and member of AASP, BMS, GSE, EPS, and ESQUA. In 2003, he awarded the Alexandria University Scientific Prize and in 2004, he awarded the State of Egypt Prize. He got the Ministry of Environment Affairs prize in 2013 as one of the Environment Pioneers in Egypt. In 2016, he awarded the Alexandria University Appreciation prize. He was a team member and PI of many national and international research projects dealt with Palynology, Geology, climate change and Environmental Impact Assessment.
He got a Fulbright scholarship from January to June 2006 and afterword he is one of the Fulbright panelist for selection of scholars in the field of Geology and Environmental Sciences. He is the manager of ENPI CBC-MED "Mid Algae" European Project, and Alexandria University coordinator of Internationalization in Higher Education Institutions BUCUM Project. He is the author of about 50 research articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Physiological responses of seaweeds to environmental factors under climate change ・ Techniques improvement for commercial seaweeds aquaculture ・ Marine forest conservation and restoration ;Seaweed invasion ; Green tide blooms; Chemical defense of canopy-forming seaweeds ; Taxonomy and biogeography of seaweeds