Dr. Arkady S. Voloshin, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics and Bioengineering at Lehigh University, is an internationally known scientist contributing in two areas of knowledge: biomechanics of human musculoskeletal system and optical methods in experimental mechanics. He is author of over 90 papers published in the high quality, internationally recognized scientific journals and over 175 papers presented and published in proceedings of various international and national scientific conferences. He also contributed chapters to several books.
Dr. Voloshin is a recipient of a M. Hetenyi Award from the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis for the most significant research paper published in Experimental Mechanics, Brewer Award from the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), which recognizes an “Outstanding Practicing Stress Analyst”, and a Certificate of Recognition from NASA for "the creative development of a technical innovation". He was elected as a “Academic Adviser” by the Presidents of the International Academy of Science, Russia "in recognition of the significant scientific achievements in the solution of the engineering problems of mechanics."
Experimental Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Statics, Dynamics and Vibrations, Composite Materials, Biomechanics, Solid Mechanics laboratory, Biomechanics laboratory, Integrated Product Development, Mechanical Elements
Francesco DAuria had born 1954, received Master degree in Nuclear Engineering in 1978 and PHD degree in Nuclear Reactor Safety in 1980 both at University of Pisa. He was awarded of a research grant from University of Pisa in 1978; then he was winner of the Assistant Professor position in 1981 at University of Pisa (area of nuclear thermal-hydraulics), of the Associate Professor position at University ‘La Sapienza’ in Rome in 1991(area of radiation applications) and the Chair (Full) Professor position at University of Pisa in 2000 (area of nuclear thermal-hydraulics), the last one being the current position. He was engaged as ‘Adjoin Professor’ at University of Genova in the period 1993-2003 (area of world energy status and planning). He is ANS member since 1981.
Since 1980 he has been member in several international working groups at ANS, EC, IAEA and OECD/NEA including CSNI since 2015 and CSNI Senior Group of experts since 2017. He has been responsible for research projects valued more than 20 Million Euro in the period 2000-2015.
He was member and Chair of Technical Program in several International Conferences and member of the scientific committee for a dozen Journals. He is co-author of more than 1000 publications including around 200Journal papers and 100 reports published by International Institutions (IAEA and OECD/NEA). Recipient of various recognitions, e.g. best paper, excellent session organizer, most downloaded paper notification, Marquis Who’s Who VIP listee (selected for Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award) etc
Thermal-hydraulics of Nuclear Power Plants, Energy and Nuclear Systems, Applied Thermodynamics, Applications of Radiation in the Technology
Omar Chaalal is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Abu Dhabi University (ADU). Chaalal is an internationally renowned expert in the separation technologies. He is the inventor of the EnPro Process that deals with the sequestration of carbon dioxide and global warming reduction. He has undertaken several successful research related to CO2 cleaning in Natural Gas and subsequently two patents applications have been filed for the use of this technology. The benefits of these patents were, in addition to the environmental benefits, used in the treatment of large quantities of desalinated formation water in the oil field. Chaalal has pioneered among others the use of seawater and ammonia to reduce the effect of carbon dioxide on the environment. August 2017, Dr. Chaalal was honored with a prestigious IAAM scientist medal of year 2017 for notable and outstanding research in The Advanced Material Science and Technology during award ceremony held in Stockholm Sweden in the 23 of August.2017.
Chaalal was an associate professor of Chemical Engineering at Ibn Khaldun University Algeria, as well as at the United Arab Emirates University. He was the Chief Scientist of Enpro As. Norway, a member of Al Mobdioon Center of Excellence and innovation of King Abdul Aziz University (Saudi Arabia), an Advisory Board of IIB environmental Company in Japan and a member of the board of the Journal of Nature Science and Sustainable Technology (Nova Science Publisher). He has authored 50 refereed publications, 2 European patents, 1 US patent and 250 presentations.
Water desalination; Water purification: Extraction of radioactive elements from ground water; Gas sweetening and gas Liquefaction; Oil spills; Membrane separation processes; Global Warming; Reaction engineering; Desalination Process
Dr. Masakazu Ito is an Associate Professor in Integrated Arts and Sciences of Kagoshima
University, Japan. He had worked as a research associate at Hiroshima University after
getting Ph. D. in Engineering from Kyushu University. His research interests include
the magnetic, thermodynamic and transport properties of materials, especially, the
Heusler and spinel compounds. Development of measurement systems with extreme
conditions is also his important research.
Study of the magnetic, thermodynamic and transport properties of materials, and development of measurement systems with extreme conditions
Saud Aldajah is a profound expert in the areas of tribology and nanotechnology. His work has led to various patent applications in carbon nanotube production and nanocomposites. He graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) with a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2003. Prof. Aldajah was hired by Abu Dhabi Polytechnic (ADPoly) in 2014 and is presently the department chair of the Electromechanical Engineering Technology (EMET) program. His previous affiliations include Argonne National Laboratories in Chicago Illinois where he worked as a Research Associate in the Advanced Materials Section/Tribology for 4 years. Thereafter, he joined the United Arab Emirates University in 2004 as an Assistant Professor. In 2009, he was promoted to an Associate Professor and was appointed as the Director of the Engineering Materials Graduate Program. His work has led to more than 30 journal publications and 20 conference proceedings. He has licensed a couple of US patents in the area of Carbon Nanotube development. He served on the editorial board for more than a dozen international journals. He also chaired and attributed in many international conferences locally and internationally. Currently, he is leading the creation of a graduate engineering program at ADPoly. A list of his credentials is shown below.
Nanocomposites, Tribology, Carbon Nanotubes, Corrosion, Composite Materials, Finite Element Analysis and Contact Stress Analysis
Associate Prof. Dr. Eduard Shevtshenko (M) is working in TalTech University since 2003. He received his PhD at TalTech in 2008 and continued as Post Doc in (Georgia Institute of Technology; GA; USA) supported by a Fulbright grant (2009-2010). In 2010, Eduard formed his research group in collaboration with Georgia Tech and research centre UNIDEMI (Universidade Nova de Lisboa. In 2012-2014 together with research group initiated the Research project "Enhancing Sustainability of Manufacturing Enterprises through reliability engineering, which enables to enhance the collaboration of research group with universities (Georgia Tech, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and Linköping) and companies (Densel Baltic; Norma; Ericsson), which resulted in joint publications, internships and research projects. In 2013 and 2014 initiated the several research projects in cooperation with industry (Mektory projects). In 2013 Eduard research team received the Special award “Applied research work 2013 in collaboration with Tallinn University of Technology and Ericson” and in 2015 has completed Industrial Postdoc in Ericsson Ltd. In 2014 initiated a national research project “Collaboration enhancing sustainable conceptual model development and implementation for the SME-s” and in parallel started with pedagogical activities and established several national and international courses. Currently Eduard is involved in research projects: Smart Logistics and Freight Villages Initiative, Innovative methods for implementing interdisciplinary in career counselling, TalTech business processes mapping initiative and teaching in one undergraduate and eight graduate courses.
His primary research interests areas are related to the Collaborative enterprises, Virtual Organisations and implementation of applied science solution ( ICT, Blockchain, digitalisation and visualisation of manufacturing and business processes). Eduard has co-authored 50+ research publications, and 2 PhD&35MSc students have defended their degrees under his supervision.
Manufacturing planning and control, Applications of manufacturing simulation, Demand Planning and Management
Prof. Dr. Tauno Otto (M) is a professor at Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) since 2010. He received his PhD at TalTech in 2006. He holds a grant for National Chair of Manufacturing Engineering and leads Estonian research roadmap distributed infrastructure initiative: Smart Industry Centre. He has experience as the project coordinator/manager in 35international and national projects, including organising Manufacture 2017 technology conference in Tallinn. He has been involved as an expert evaluator by European Research Executive Agency in terms of Security and Factories of the Future. His primary research interests areas are related to digitalisation of manufacturing industry (Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, digital twins), and he has co-authored more than 90 publications. 5 PhD students have defended their degrees under his supervision.
Digitalisation of manufacturing industry, Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, digital twins
Jafarov is a Professor in Baku State University, Azerbaijan
Electronic properties of А2В6 type solid solution films, Heterojunctions of А2В6 type solid solution films for solar cell, negatron phenomenons, nanocrystallites, Electrochemical deposition, Nanotechnology.
Bouzid BOUDIAF graduated in architecture from the Ecole Polytechnique d’Architecture et d’Urbanisme d’Alger ( E.P.A.U.), in 1984 with first class honors. After one year in professional practice in the headquarter of housing in Algiers, he accepted a post - graduate research grant from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research that enabled him to study at Heriot - Watt University, Edinburgh. He has a degree of master of science in urban - design and a Ph.D in Architectural Design from the University of Wolverhampton.
He was the course director at the E.P.A.U. In 1996, he was designated by the ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to coordinate the pedagogical programs of technology and architecture. He taught at the I.T.T.P.B ( Institute of Technology in Civic Public Buildings) and was a visiting Associate Professor at the Institute of Town and Regional Planning at the University of Sciences and Technology ( U.S.T.H.B.), Bab- Ezzouar. He is an associate researcher at the laboratory of town planning( LGAT: Laboratory of Geography and Town Planning) at the U.S.T.H.B. He published more than forty papers and chapters’ books dealing particularly with architectural training, housing, and heritage and urban - design. In 2005, he joined Ajman University of Science and Technology as an assistant Professor in Architecture and Urban Design. He is also a member of editing board of some architectural magazines.
He published many books and his last book is: Towards a responsive environment.
Baccalaureate in Mathematics, Ministry of Housing & Construction
Muhamad Azmi Bin Ayub has completed his PhD in the year of 2000-2004 from Loughborough University, United Kingdom. He is presently working as Dean in Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Selangor Malaysia. He is a Professional Engineer with Practicing Certificate in Board of Engineers of Malaysia and also a Corporate Member of Institution of Engineers Malaysia
Control System Engineering, Design And Modeling Of Mechatronic Systems, Visual Servo Control, Industrial Automation, Machine Vision, Mechatronics and Robotics System, Engineering Education
Dr. Shaharin Anwar Sulaiman serves the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia. He holds a B.Sc, M.Sc and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the USA and the UK. He was an M&E Engineer in YTL Construction prior to joining the academics in 1998. His research interests include air-conditioning, biomass energy, solar photovoltaic, combustion, and flow assurance. He published a few books: Engineers in Society (2010), Gas District Cooling in Malaysia (2011), Downdraft Gasification of Oil Palm Frond (2012), and Energy Efficiency Improvements: Miscellanea (2014). Dr Sulaiman was also Director of MOR for Hybrid Energy Systems in UTP from 2009 to 2017.
Air-conditioning, renewable energy, combustion, and flow assurance