QRACE-Quantum Research And Centre of Excellence, Delhi, India
Dr. Kumar Gautam is Founder & CEO of Quantum Research And Centre of Excellence (QRACE) and has experienced as Associate Professor with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Matlab, Quantum computation, Python, Algorithms, and Research. QRACE is an independent incubation centre with a decentralized community of researchers and scientists with noble ideas and global mindsets on a common path to change the way of societal applications. Strong education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy - Ph.D. focused on Quantum gate design based on Schrödinger Dynamics from the University of Delhi, India. He is also an Editor-in-chief of Research Journal of Quantum Computations and Physical Systems (RJQCPS) along with esteemed reviewer of Quantum information processing, Springer and has published good number of Research papers in the field of quantum computation, those paper are SCI Paper in the quantum information processing, Springer and conference paper on quantum gate design. His research is always connected with a young mind and also serve as chief research officer of Edumonk foundation (NGO). He is an affiliate member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, member of IEEE, a Lifetime member of VIBHA and IETE. He received “Excellent Researcher Award” Global Education and Corporate Leadership Awards (GECL-2018) GECL Awards By LWT, India will be held on December 23, 2018. He has submitted various projects in DST, AICTE and TEQIP, which is, Indo-Russian DST project and Indo-Egypt DST project, etc. Track Editor of International Conference on "pattern recognition techniques (ICPR'17)" from 22nd to 23rd December 2017. Session Chair of International Conference on "pattern recognition techniques (ICPR'17)" from 22nd to 23rd December 2017. Convener of International Conference on “Smart Technologies in the Field of Engineering, Management and Sciences”, January 11-12, 2018. Session Chair of 6th International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN 2019), ECE dept. Amity University, 7-8 March 2019. He had an invited Speaker in International Conference on Quantum Physics and Nuclear Engineering during March 22-24, 2016 in London, UK. Recently, invited as Keynote Speaker for Applied Physics 2019 Congress in"3rd International Conference on Applied Physics and Mathematics" (Applied Physics 2019) during July 29 -30, 2019 at Bangkok, Thailand. Another, as an invited talk in the Fifth International Conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization (ICPPC – 2019) to be held from 11-13 October 2019 at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. His aim is to bring together exceptional minds from around the world to build something extraordinary.
University of Coimbra, Portugal
Ricardo Branco has completed his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Coimbra. He is currently Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Research Interest Structural integrity, mechanical behaviour of materials, fatigue and fracture of engineering materials, fatigue analysis of mechanical and structural notched components, application of finite element method to fracture mechanics.
University of Arkansas, USA
Dr. Ashok Saxena is Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Dean Emeritus at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR. In the past, he has served as the Provost and Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs overseeing the University’s 250+ academic programs, the operations of 10 colleges and schools, and all academic and research activities of the university. Prior to that, he served as the Dean of Engineering and the Raymond and Irma Giffels’ Chair at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Saxena also held the position of Regents’ Professor and Chair of the School of Materials Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and was a Fellow Scientist at the Westinghouse Research and Development Center in Pittsburgh. He also served as the Vice Chancellor of Galgotias University in India for a two-year period between 2012-2014. Dr. Saxena received his MS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cincinnati in 1972 and 1974, respectively in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering and his B. Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1970 in Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Saxena’s primary area of research is mechanical behavior of materials focusing on linear and nonlinear fracture mechanics and fracture in materials at high temperatures under the conditions of creep and creep-fatigue. He is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions that include the George Irwin Medal (1992) from the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) for his pioneering contributions to creep fracture mechanics, the ASTM Award of Merit and Fellow (1994), Fellow of ASM International (1996), Fellow of International Congress on Fracture (2009), and Georgia Tech Outstanding Research Author Award (1993). He is also a recipient of the Wohler Fatigue Medal from the European Structural Integrity Society (ESIS) in 2010, the Paul C. Paris Gold Medal from ICF in 2017, Founding Fellow of the Indian Structural Integrity Society (InSIS) in 2018, and is an elected Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (2016). He is the author/co-author/editor of ten books and over 250 research publications.
Luis Guerra Rosa
University of Lisbon, Portugal
Luís Guerra ROSA is Associate Professor with Aggregation at Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST Lisbon), Universidade de Lisboa. Main URL: https://fenix.ist.utl.pt/homepage/ist11630 He concluded his graduation in Metallurgical Engineering in 1977; got a Doctor degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1986; and the title of “Agregado” in Materials Science in 2004. Head of Dept. of Materials Sci. & Engng. at IST Lisbon during the periods 1998-2000 and 2004-2008; he also served as Director at INETI´s Dept. of Materials (Lisbon) in 1993-1995. Presently, he is the representative of IST-ID in the European Union H2020-LCE-2016-ERA initiative “Integrating National Research Agendas on Solar Heat for Industrial Processes (INSHIP)” and coordinator of a research group working on materials processing and intelligible usage of solar heat for industrial processes.
Alberto N. Conejo
University of Science and Technology, Beijing
Mexican Professor at the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB), School of Metallurgical and Ecological Engineering, since September 2018, currently rated number one metallurgy department in the world. His academic background and research activities have been focused on ferrous metallurgy, in particular application of thermodynamics and kinetics of gas-solid reactions, kinetics of steel refining in the ladle furnace, physical modeling of bottom stirring in metallurgical ladles, slag foaming in the EAF, mathematical modeling of DRI melting in the EAF, etc.. Professor Conejo has worked pretty close with the steel industry in Mexico for more than 20 years. He has published 50 technical articles in peer-reviewed journals of high impact factor. Professor Conejo has received several national and international awards for his work on slag foaming in the EAF, support to the steel industry and mathematical modeling of the EAF involving DRI melting. Currently he is conducting research work on physical and mathematical modeling of gas injection in metallurgical reactors.
Charles University, Czech Republic
Since 1981, Full Professor at Department of Physics of Materials, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague. From 1973 till 1992 Head of the Department. From 1985 till 1990 Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University. His research activities are mainly investigation of solid solution hardening, plastic instabilities and dynamic strain ageing, mechanical properties of magnesium polycrystals, composites and nanomaterials, hardening and softening mechanisms, superplasticity, and thermally activated mechanisms, thermally properties of magnesium alloys and composites. He is author and co-author of more than 500 scientific papers published mostly in international journals with IF and reviewed conference proceedings. During the last ten years, he presented 22 invited lectures and he has been or is a member of scientific international committees of 21 international conferences (at 2 conferences he served as a chairman) His published papers are oft cited by other authors – more than 3000 citations. He was co-editor of journal “Acta Universitatis Carolinae”. He is co-author of 10 books. He has received Award of Minister of Education – First Prize in 1994 for the best text book for university students.
The University of Huddersifeld, UK
Dr Qiang Xu is an academic staff at Huddersifeld University, UK. Specialist in the creep damage mechanics particularly in the development of creep damage constitutive equations. He has given a number of key notes speeches and served as committee members at international conferences.
Andrea Di Schino
University of Perugia, Italy
After completing his degree in Physics at the University of Pisa and PhD in Materials Engineering at the University of Napoli, Andrea Di Schino joined Centro Sviluppo Materiali SpA (CSM), a european leading centre for Materials Research. After spending more than 10 years in CSM he joined the University of Perugia as Professor of Metallurgy. His main interest is to combine fundamental theoretical research and experiments to explain mechanisms and discover new insight in the field of steel metallurgy. Author of more than 200 papers relating to physical metallurgy and product development, he is member of the Editorial Board od several Journals (Acta Metallurgica Slovaca, Metalugija, Journal of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Journal of Materials and Environmental Science, SciFed Journal of Metallurgical Science, Materials Research India).
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Prof. Prasad Yarlagadda worked in industry and university over 30 years. He is currently Professor in Smart Systems and Project Director: Airports of the Future Research in in Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He had number of distinguished appointments in various universities in India, China and Australia. He received more than $15M funding for his research and he published 500 papers. In 2016 Professor Yarlagadda was awarded Order of Australia Medal and included in Queens Birthday Honors list in recognition of his outstanding service to Engineering Profession and Indian Community in Queensland, Australia. He is Editor in Chief and Deputy Editor-in-chief of 4 international journals, and also editorial board member of 18 ISI listed Journals. IN addition he is also held number of leadership roles in Professional societies as President, Society of Manufacturing Engineers and Fellow of many professional organizations such as Engineers Australia, World Academy of Manufacturing and Materials ASME, SME and community leadership positions such as Chairman, GOPIO Science and Technology Council, President, Federation of Indian Communities of Queensland are among others.
Sherif D. El Wakil
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Dr. Sherif D. El Wakil is an Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth where he held the rank of Chancellor Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Elwakil currently serves as aconsultantfor product failure analysis and product design assessmentand as a technical expert witness before courts. Dr. El Wakil has over 40 years of experience in academia, teaching various manufacturing engineering courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He also served in various administrative functions, including Dean, Chairman of the Academic Council of the College of Engineering, and Chairman of the Mechanical Engineering Department. Dr. El Wakil has implemented multiple programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and oversaw their ascendency to national ranking. Dr. El Wakil is the author of "Processes and Design for Manufacturing" which has been translated into multiple languages and adopted at many of the world's top engineering programs. He received many research grants from NSF, NIST, SME, and was awarded the USAF Fellowship. Dr. El Wakil provided consulting work for numerous national and international manufacturing corporations, and served as an expert witness before courts. He has been a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) since 1984, and waselected amember of the North American Manufacturing Research Institute (NAMRI) in the same year. He also served as a member and chair of the Curriculum Committee of the SME Education Foundation. His professional excellence and consistent contributions tothe activities of the SME have been acknowledged with the President's Award twice, in 1985 and 2006. Finally, he became a life-long member of SME in 2015.
Mauricio Leonardo Torem
Pontifical Catholic University, Brazil
Maurício Leonardo Torem is a metallurgical and industrial engineer (1977) – PUC-Rio. He undertook his master degree in metallurgical engineering (1980) at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and his doctorate degree in metallurgical engineering/ mineral processing at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) (1989). He works with the Department of ChemicalEngineering and Materials– Pontifical Catholic University since 1983. He is the Head of the Mineral Processing Research Group. His main research areas are: Environmental and Mineral Biotechnology applied to metals uptake from liquid streams and mineral flotation and more recently, urban mining. He has published many articles in scientific journals and in conferences.
University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Associate Professor, Dr Willie Nheta. Graduated from Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys. Senior Researcher at University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Research interests in Mineral Processing and hydrometallurgy.
G. L. Sharma
Manipal University India
Prof G L Sharma is a seasoned engineer and academician with 32+ years of cumulative experience in the Industry as well as academic. He is an alumni of IIT Bombay. Presently he is Director, School of Automobile, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at Manipal University Jaipur and also holds responsibility of Industry Connect.Hehas good mix of experience in Industry (21years) and Academia (11). Prior to joining Academia in 2012, he served in the Indian Navy as practicing Marine Engineer and commissioned officer from 1985 -2012. He took premature retirement to pursue his passion in the field of education to transform the younger generation towards responsible global leaders.He has been instrumental in setting up three new universities in the leadership position. He accumulated extensive hands on experience in all major technologies while serving onboard ships and submarines built in US, France, Germany, Russia, UK and India. He has worked in the different capacities onboard ships as Chief Engineer, Controller Material Planning, Equipment Health Monitoring and Machinery Certification Authority, Marine Engineering Trainer, Curriculum designer, Policy Maker and Production Manager etc. His significant on board warships appointments for 12 years include INS Vikrant, INS Viraat, INS Taragiri and INS Shakti. Dr. GL Sharma belongs to that rare breed Engineering professionals who has all throughout his career was concurrently, yet actively, involved with Academia. He was the Founder Director of Four School and founder member of Amity University Kolkata, Founder Director and Dean Engineering of JECRC University Jaipur. He is fellow of Institution of Engineers, Fellow of Marine Engineers Institutionand life member of Condition Monitoring Society of India. He received his B. Tech (Mechanical) from Naval College of Engineering, Pune, and M. Tech (Systems & Control Engineering) from IIT Bombay and Ph D from IIT Bombay. He also hold Bachelor’s degree in Humanities and Masters in Human resource Management. He has more than 45 publications and has won the awards of best theory paper (1998) and best technical paper (2012). He has also undertaken various project during his long spanned engineering career. His area of Interest include Machinery Health Monitoring, Automation and Control Engineering.
Taiwo Ebenezer Abioye
Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria
Taiwo E. Abioye completed his PhD from University of Nottingham, UK and undergone his post-doctoral study at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria. His research areas include laser materials processing, welding/joining technologies, additive manufacturing, materials characterisation and testing. He has publsihed more than 30 papers in reputed journals and has been a regular reviewer to many reputed journals.
Tohoku University, Japan
SHIN-YA KITAMURA has graduated from Tohoku University, Japan and granted Dr. Eng. From Kyushu Univeristy, Japan. He worked in Nippon Steel Corp., for 25 years as a researcher of steelmaking field. Now, he is a profrssor of the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University. He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial-in-chief of Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy.
Lovely Professional University, India
Prof. Ashish Kumar is presently heading chemistry department in School of Civil and School of Mechanical Engineering. He has been a member of review boards of various journals of Springer, Bentham, Taylor and Francis etc and conferences in India and abroad. He has also authored and reviewed diverse chapters in refereed books with Springer nature and Elsevier, Wiley etc. He is editor/Editorial Board member of more than 15 international Journals. He also published one book on Engineering chemistry. He also evaluated Ph.D thesis’s from India and Abroad. He himself guided more than 20 (Ph.D / Masters and UG) students. He was recipient of Research Excellence Award from LPU for last three consecutive years.
Xi'an university of Architecture and Technology, China
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University of Minho, Portugal
H. Puga has completed his PhD from University of Minho, Portugal. He is an Assistant Researcher and coordinator of two funded projects in the melt treatment assisted by ultrasound. He is the author/co-author of 55 journal papers and has more than 40 contributions in international conferences. Acknowledgments This study was co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), through the Operational Programme for Competitiveness and Internationalization (COMPETE 2020), under Portugal 2020, and by the National Agency for Science and Technology (FCT), through national funds in the scope of the project:Ref. n.º 030967 de IC&DT – AAC n.º 02/SAICT/2017 e POCI-0145-FEDER-030967
National University of Science and Technology, Russia
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Steaves Kanke Mwimwena
University of Lubumbashi, Costa Rica
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Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania
Voiculescu Ionelia is a full professor at University Politehnica of Bucharest, starting from 2005. The main research fields are mechanical testing, microstructural characterization, welding. Together with the team, she has obtained a many types of new materials from the High Entropy Alloys family. Now she is working under a research contracts to study the behavior of high entropy alloys (to dynamic impact), methods for joining, obtaining of new corrosion resistant biomaterials. She is reviewer for 5 international ISI quoted journals.
University of Zanjan, Iran
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Chosun university, South Korea
Sun-Joong KIM has completed his PhD from Tohoku University, Japan and was Assistant professor in Tohoku Unversity, Japan. He is Assistant professor in Chosun University, Korea. He has published more than 25 peer reviewed papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of Korean Institute of Resources recycling.
Amreli Steels ltd, Pakisthan
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