Auciello graduated with honors with M.S. (1973) and Ph.D (1976) degrees in Physics from the Physics Institute “Dr. Balseiro” (Universidad Nacional de Cuyo-Argentina). EE-University of Córdoba-Argentina (1970). Researcher-University of Toronto-Canada (1979-1984), Associate Professor-NCSU-USA (1985-1988), Distinguished Scientist-MCNC-USA (1988-1996), Distinguished Argonne Fellow (1996-2012)-Argonne National Laboratory-USA. Currently, Auciello is Distinguished Endowed Chair-University of Texas-Dallas. Auciello is directing basic and applied research programs on multifunctional oxide and novel ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) thin films and application to industrial, high-tech, and medical devices. The UNCD film technology is commercialized for industrial products by Advanced Diamond Technologies, founded by Auciello and colleagues, (2003, profitable in 2014), and by Original Biomedical Implants (OBI-USA, 2013) and OBI-México (2016) for medical devices. Auciello has edited 20 books and published about 500 articles in several fields, holds 20 patents, He is associate editor of APL and Integrated Ferroelectrics, He was President of the Materials Research Society (2013) Auciello is Fellow of AAAS andMRS
Chandra P. Sharma is former Senior Scientist G and Head, Biomedical Technology Wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum and has been Head, Biosurface Technology Division, SCTIMST, Trivandrum from January 1980 to February 2014. He has also been Associate Head, Biomedical Technology Wing, and Associate Dean, PhD Affairs, SCTIMST Trivandrum. Presently he is Adjunct Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, and Hon. Emeritus Professor, College of Biomedical Engineering & Applied Sciences, Purbanchal University, Kathmandu, Nepal.Dr Sharma has been TMI/DTM of COFRAC accredited Quality System ISO 17025 for over a decade. He has also been member GB and IB of the institute and Chair / Cochair of various committees including OLIC,Bio Safety, animal ethics Committee and Vigilance officer of the Institute.He is basically a Solid State Physicist from IIT Delhi and received his training in Biomaterials area in the University of Utah (USA) with Prof. D.J. Lyman as a graduate student and in the University of Liverpool, England with Prof. D.F. Williams as a Post Doctoral Research Associate. Dr. Sharma has been awarded FBSE (Fellow Biomaterials Science & Engineering) by The International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science & Engineering (IUS-BSE) in 2008 and FBAO (Fellow Biomaterials and Artificial Organs) by Society for Biomaterials & Artificial Organs (India) (SBAOI) in 2011. He is member of, Steering Committee of the International College of Fellows (2012-16,2016-20)and IUS-BSE (2003 onwards). He has been recognized with various awards and honors such as MRSI medal (1994) and MRSI-ICSC Superconductivity & Materials Science Annual Prize Award 2009 - Materials Research Society of India, Distinguished Scientist award - Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs, India (SBAOI) and shares Whitaker and National Science Foundation Award - International Society for Artificial Organs (ISAO) USA,invited member ACS(2015-2018).Asian Polymer Association APA-Icon 2017.
George Kordas studied physics first and then continued with the PhD thesis at the Department of Materials Science and Technology both at the University of Erlangen Germany. After his studies, he joined Vanderbilt University in USA and then he moved to the Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois appointed as Quality Associate Professor establishing together with nobles the department of Materials Science and Engineering in the United States. At this University he established together with his colleagues two Science and Technology Centers the one in Superconductivity and the other in Cement, again via sol gel processing. In 1990, he was appointed Research Director at NCSR Demokritos founding the first Sol-Gel laboratory in Greece. In parallel for seven years, he was Professor at the University of Patras. He was Visiting Professor in numerous Universities around the world and holds many awards. In 2015, he founded the company Nano4chem for the implementation of technologies related to drug delivery systems. He was awarded two European Research Council grands entitled "Nano-containers for drug transport for targeted treatment of prostate and breast cancer" which achieves highly localized cancer chemotherapy. His current work is centered on drug delivery systems for targeted chemotherapy including rare cancer diseases in the brain and self-healing phenomena via polymer chemistry.
Ramesh C. Gupta is the Pro Vice Chancellor in the Nagaland University, India. He has recived his degree of M.Sc and Ph.D Chemistry from Lucknow University. He has the experience of 40 yrs and is Professor since 2000. He has delivered inaugural & keynote lecture, plenary & invited talks, chaired technical sessions and is the editorial board member of many journals.
Kenji Suzuki, Ph.D. (by Published Work; Nagoya University) worked at Hitachi Medical Corporation, Japan, Aichi Prefectural University, Japan, as a faculty member. He joined Department of Radiology, University of Chicago, in 2001, and he was Assistant Professor in the department and Graduate Program in Medical Physics. Since 2014, he has joined Department of Electric and Computer Engineering and Medical Imaging Research Center, Illinois Institute of Technology, as Associate Professor (Tenured). Since 2017, he has been jointly appointed in World Research Hub Initiative at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, as Full Professor (Specially Appointed). He published more than 320 papers (including 110 peer-reviewed papers in leading journals) in the fields of machine and deep learning, computer-aided diagnosis, and medical image processing and analysis. He invented and has been actively studying a machine-learning framework that learns images directly, now people call a similar machine learning technique deep learning, in the past 20 years. Recently, people call it deep learning. His papers were cited more than 10,000 times by other researchers. He has an h-index of 44. He is one of the top five most cited researchers in the computer-aided diagnosis field by Google Scholar. He is inventor on 30 patents (including 13 granted patents), which were licensed to several companies and commercialized. He published 110 books and 22 book chapters, and edited 13 journal special issues. He was awarded/co-awarded more than 25 grants as PI including NIH R01 and ACS. He served as the Editor of a number of leading international journals, including Pattern Recognition and Medical Physics. He served as a referee for 9183 international journals, an organizer of 6235 international conferences, and a program committee member of 170150 international conferences. He gave more than 100 invited talks and keynote speeches at international conferences and universities. His research was covered in 465 articles in international newspapers, magazines and journals by press and media. He received 26 awards, including 3 RSNA Certificate of Merit Awards, IEEE Outstanding Member Award, Cancer Research Foundation Young Investigator Award, Kurt Rossmann Award for Excellence in Teaching from Univ of Chicago, IEICE 2014 Best Journal Paper Award, Springer-Nature EANM Most Cited Journal Paper Award 2016, and Marquis Who’s Who 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
Jayvadan K. Patel, Indian pharmacist, researcher. Achievements include development of Bioadhesive Micro/Nano Particles; design of Mucoadhesive Patches; research in Bioadhesive Tablets and Gels. Travel Grant, All India Council Technology Education, 2004, Research Grant, Technology and Science Department, Government of India, 2005.
Lidia BENEA Full University Professor. Doctoral (Ph.D) Supervisor in Materials Science and Engineering. General Manager: CC-ITES Research (Competences) Centre Interfaces – Tribocorrosion and Electrochemical Systems (CC-ITES), www.cc-ites.ugal.ro Faculty of Materials Engineering
Ganesh Raj Joshi joined UNCRD in May 2012 as a EST Researcher. Prior to this, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Natural Environment, University of the Ryukyus, Japan and actively involved in research in the field of earth and environment sciences. He has published numerous articles in peer-review journals in areas of environment, disaster and earth sciences. From 2001 to 2005, he was based in Nepal and worked as a Lecturer in the various colleges including Tri-Chandra Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He holds a Master's degree in Geology from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He also earned his second Master's degree in Physics and Earth Sciences and Ph.D. in Marine and Environment Science from University of the Ryukyus, Japan.
He received his degree in Chemical Engineering from the K.U. Leuven (Belgium) in 1971 where he also obtained his Ph.D. in 1978. The subject of his Ph.D. research was “Non-linear viscoelastic behaviour of dispersions”. He worked as senior researcher from 1978 till 2004 in the private industry (Solvay; Central Research Laboratory) in the field of polymerization and polymer processing. In 1994 he obtained the part-time position of lecturer at the Ghent University, teaching “polymer processing”. In 2004 he obtained the fulltime position of professor at the Ghent University teaching all courses concerning polymer technology, including processing and polymerization processes.
Ali Fouladkar, 28 years old, a researcher in Big Data field, deals with the concept of Big Data, Weak Signal and Strategic Decision. Information System lecturer at Grenoble Graduate Business School (IAE Grenoble). The purpose of his thesis “Detection and Interpretation of weak signals from big data for a strategic decision : adoption of technology” is to identify which Communities of the Organizing Vision influence the decision of adoption a Big Data technologies to detect weak signals and support strategic decision. In the Bachelor and Master Degree level, he achieved the first rank in his university in the field of Business Management. Ali participated in many Research Days and Round Table related to Big Data issues in USA and France. Hisresearcherspresented and cited at high-level international conferences.