Digvir S. Jayas
University of Manitoba, Toronto
Distinguished Professor Dr. Digvir S. Jayas was educated at the G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology in Pantnagar, India; the University of Manitoba, and the University of Saskatchewan. Before assuming the position of Vice-President (Research and International), he held the position of Vice-President (Research) for two years and Associate Vice-President (Research) for eight years. Prior to his appointment as Associate Vice-President (Research), he was Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Department Head of Biosystems Engineering, and Interim Director of the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals. He is a Registered Professional Engineer and a Registered Professional Agrologist.
University of Toronto, Canada
Professor of Bio analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Institute for Bio materials and Biomedical Engineering
Manish S Thakur
Mysore University, India
M.S. Thakur has made significant contribution in food biotechnology especially in biosensor research in India since past 30 years. He has published more than 100 outstanding research papers along with 15 patents. He has transferred his biosensor technologies to industries. As an expert in biosensor and biotechnology he has delivered many invited ( more than 100) lectures and keynote addresses in national and international symposia. Dr. M. S. Thakur has made fundamental discoveries in bio-inspired biomolecular electronics and biophotonics, interfacing the biochemical events with opto-electronic systems making bioassay simple, specific, rapid and ultrasensitive which is very unique contribution. He has made appreciable contribution in understanding the opto-physical properties of nanoparticles and biomolecules using Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer and Bioluminescence Resonance Energy Transfer (BRET/FRET) phenomenon. He has solved the intricate problems associated with ultrasensitive detection of toxins, pesticides and vitamins using biophotonics and nanoparticles. He has contributed to Food Fermentation and developed several technogies for food Enzymes. These enzymes were used for Food precessing. He has developed expertise fermentation specially growing microbial cultures on solid and submerged fermentation. He have developed several simple detection biosensing techniques for food nutritinal detection, toxin detection.
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Professor Erkang Wang was born in Jiangsu, China on May 4th 1933. He received his B. S. in 1952 from the University of Shanghai in Shanghai, and Ph. D. Degree in 1959 from the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences in Prague, directly under Professor J. Heyrovsky, the Nobel Prize Laureate. Erkang is the Honorary Member of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (2006), a member of the Third World Academy of Sciences in Italy (1993) and of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1991), the National Outstanding Scientist and Director (1992–1996), and served as Deputy Director (1985–1991) of the Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He also has served as Editor‐in‐Chief of the Chinese Journal of Analytical Chemistry, and as a member of the Editorial Board of Electroanalysis for over 15 years, as well as of additional dozen international journals. He has been the National Member and Leader of the Chinese Academic Degree Commission of Chemistry for 25 years and a Standing Director of the Chinese Chemical Society and Chairman of the Analytical Chemistry Commission for over 15 years.
Lille University, France
Dr. Rabah Boukherroub received a PhD in chemistry from the University Paul Sabatier in Toulouse, France. He is currently a CNRS research director and a group leader at the Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology (IEMN), University of Lille, France. He is Associate Editor for ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. He is also a guest Professor, China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, China. His research interests are in the area of nanostructured functional materials, surface chemistry, and photophysics of semiconductor/metal nanostructures with emphasis on biosensors, nanomedicine, photocatalysis and energy-related applications. He is a co-author of 440+ research publications and wrote 31 book chapters in subjects related to nanotechnology, materials chemistry, and biosensors.
Gupta Vinod Kumar
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Vinod Kumar Gupta obtained his Ph.D. degree in chemistry from the University of Roorkee (now Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee) Roorkee, India, in 1979. Since then has published more than 600 research papers, many reviews and 4 books which fetched him more than 60,000 citations with h-index of 144. Prof. Gupta is an elected Fellow of the World Innovation Foundation (FIWF) since July 2004, Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences (FNASc) since 2008 and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) since 2017.
Mehmet R Dokmeci
Harvard Medical School, USA
Mehmet R. Dokmeci received the B.S. (with distinction) and M.S. degrees from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2000, all in electrical engineering. His dissertation was on hermetic encapsulation of implantable microsystems for chronic use in living systems.,He is currently an Instructor with Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. He was a Faculty Member with Northeastern University, Boston, where he developed 2- and 3-D nanoparticle and carbon nanotube sensors and systems on flexible, rigid, and complimentary metal-oxide-semiconductor substrates. He has four years of industrial experience with Corning-Intellisense Corporation, Wilmington, MA, developing microelectromechanical systems-based products for the telecommunications and life sciences industries. He is the author or co-author of 38 peer-reviewed technical journal articles, 91 conference publications, and two invited book chapters. He holds one patent and two patent applications. His current research interests include micro- and nanomachining and their applications to biomedical and optical devices, nanoscale integration, flexible electronics, and implantable biosensors.,Dr. Dokmeci is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Materials Research Society (MRS), the American Chemical Society, and the Biomedical Engineering Society. He and his students received several awards for their research, including the Best Poster Award from the MRS Fall Meeting in 2007 and the Best Poster Award from the 8th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology in 2008. His research was featured on the covers of Nanotechnology in 2007 and 2009 and Advanced Materials in 2011. (Based on document published on 1 August 2012). Show Less
Kurukshetra University, India
Prof. D.S. Hooda is working as Honorary Professor in Mathematics, G.J. University of Science & Technology, Haryana and Adviser to ABV Hindi University, Bhopal, India
Prathima r solanki
Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Pratima R Solanki currently working in research area of Nanobio group at SCNS, JNU, New Delhi, India. Nanobio group current working on 'Development of Nanobiochip for Oral Cancer Detection, vitamins and microfluidic based mycotoxin detection.
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong kong
Carmen C. Y. Poon graduated from the Engineering Science (Biomedical) Program at University of Toronto (U of T) and obtained her master degree from a collaborative program offered by the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering and Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, U of T. She completed her Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering (Biomedical) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where she is now an Assistant Professor at the Department of Surgery. She served as the Managing Editor for IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (2009-2016) and AdCom of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) (2014-2016). Carmen is a Senior Member of IEEE. She serves as the Chair of the IEEE-EMBS Technical Committee of Wearable Sensors and Systems, and Associate Editor of IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics and Information Fusion. Her research interests include wearables and unobtrusive sensing, surgical and endoluminal technologies, and health informatics. She receives the IFMBE/IAMBE Early Career Award in 2015.
Anjanapura V Raghu
Jain Global Campus,Jain University, India
A.V. Raghu has received his Ph.D. in Polymer Science from the Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India,He served as a Postdoctoral at the Department of Chemistry, Energy Harvest-Storage Research Center, University of Ulsan, Republic of Korea. Later he joined RTG Groups as a Manager, Solar Cell Division, Reliance Technology Group, Reliance Industries Limited, Mumbai, India. Earlier worked as Assistant Professor, Poornaprajna Institute of Scientific Research (PPISR), Bangalore, India, He is also served as a Lecturer, Centre of Excellence inPolymer Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad, India. Presently working as Professor, Department of Basic Science, CET, School of Engineering Technology, Jain Deemed-to-be University, India
The University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome
Associate Professor in Analytical Chemistry and lecturer for the courses of Analytical Chemistry I at the University of Rome Tor Vergata; 2002-2014: Senior Researcher in Analytical Chemistry the University of Rome Tor Vergata; 2010: Adjunct Professor in Analytical Chemistry I, in Analytical Chemistry II and Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry (Bachelor in Chemistry and in Applied Chemistry); 1999: PhD Fellowship at the School of Chemical Sciences of Dublin City University (Ireland) (3 months) 1998-2001: PhD in Chemistry Science at University of Rome Tor Vergata; 1997: Master degree 110/110 cum laude in Industrial Chemistry at University of Rome La Sapienza.
CSIR-North East Institute of Science & Technology, India
University of Rome Tor-Vergata, Italy
Mohammad Alibakhshikenari was born in 24. Feb. 1988 in Freydounkenar, Mazandaran, IRAN. He received the B.Sc. (Feb. 2010) and M.Sc. (Feb. 2013) degrees both in Electrical Engineering from the Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch of Esfahan, Iran and Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran, respectively. His research interests include antennas and wave-propagations, array antennas, metamaterials, synthetic aperture radars (SAR), Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) systems, waveguide slotted antenna arrays, substrate integrated waveguides (SIWs), microwave and millimeter-waves, and electromagnetic-waves applications. The above research lines have produced more than 60 publications on refereed-international journals and presentations within international-conferences.
Rahul K. Kher
G H Patel college of Engineering & Technology, India
Dr. Rahul Kher received B.E (Electronics) from Sardar Patel University in 1997, M.Tech (Electrical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee in 2006 and Ph.D (Electronics & Communication Engineering) from Sardar Patel University in 2014. He has a teaching and research experience of over16 years. His research interests include Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, Medical image analysis and Healthcare monitoring systems. He has published two books and more than 50 research papers in various international journals and conferences. Currently he is working as an Associate Professor in Electronics & Communication Engineering department of GH Patel College of Engineering & Technology, Vallabh Vidyanagar, India.
National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Sherif Hamdy El-Gohary
Cairo University, Egypt
Sherif H. ElGohary received B.S. and M.S. degrees in the department of biomedical engineering from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. He had been with the school of engineering, Cairo University, where he worked as a teaching lecturer, before he joined the department of biomedical engineering in Kyung Hee University, Yongin, Korea, in 2012. He received the Ph.D. degree in 2016. He is currently a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. His main areas of academic research interest are high-sensitivity plasmonic biosensors with metallic nanostructures photonic, biosensor applications, optical instrumentation. Furthermore, theoretical studies on tissuelight interactions such as photoacoustic imaging.
PSG College of Technology, India
A dedicated, goal-oriented innovative scientist with a passion for research and development in designing biosensors for near-patient testing. Significant experience in material synthesis and characterization techniques, in-vitro immunoassay design and optimization, clinical testing and flexible biosensors development. Key skills include: - Knowledge of wide range of manufacturing processes with demonstrated research expertise in growing semiconductor nanostructures. - Broad technical and hands on experience in material characterization techniques and flexible electrochemical biosensor design, development and testing - Ability to conceptualize sensor design and evaluate its performance metrics including manufacturability, mechanical design and electrochemical performance - Excellent at managing and resolving technical issues, analyzing and presenting data for larger audience. - Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills with good experience in numerical modeling. - An astute team player with proven leadership skills demonstrated through mentoring graduate students and managing a vibrant collaborative research. - Able to handle stress and work under pressure.
CHUNG, WEN YAW DANNY
Chung-Yuan Chrsitian University, Taiwan
Professor, Senior Member IEEE Dept. of Electronic Engineering Director Electronic Circuit & Information Technology Center (EITC) Mixed-Mode (Mixed-Signal IC) VLSI Research Lab.
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Yu-Lin Song received the M.S. degree in the department of physics from National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1998 and the Ph.D. degree in the department of physics from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 2005. I am currently an professor in the Department of Bioinformatics and Medical Engineering at the Asia University since Feb. 2016, with research focus on “Ultrasound imaging in medicine and biology”, “Semiconductor Biosensor”, “Power device design and simulation technology” and “Medicine Delivery Process Technologies”. He has published more than 20 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Fu-Ming Wang was born in Taipei, Taiwan. He received the B.S. and M.S. chemical engineering degree from National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST). He received his Ph. D. degree in electrochemical engineering and lithium battery technology from National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) at 2009. From 2004~2010, he is working as a researcher at the energy storage division in Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and develops polymer electrolytes, functional additives, formation process design, reversible engineering and ionic transfer mechanism investigations. From 2010~2018, he services as an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, the Vice Dean of Office of International Affairs at NTUST. Now, he is servicing as Professor from 2018 and focusing on the researches of energy storages (lithium ion battery) and biosensor for cancer detection. He published more than 90 SCI papers and 40 patents. He is also working with several international companies with industrial collaborations such as Foxconn, Samsung, Panasonic, ATL, CTAL, and so on.
Chung Yuan Christian University Taiwan
Dr. Wu completed his PhD in Chemical Engineering from University of Delaware, USA and worked at DuPont, Wilmington DE for 5 years and Orchid BioSciences, Princeton NJ for 2 years. After moving back to his homtown in Taiwan, he worked at Hsin-Chu Scientific Park for 1 year and then moved and worked at the current institute for 15 years. Keeping staying in the field, Dr. Wu has accumulated over 20 years of expereience in Biosensors.