Tamás Bányai received the master’s degree in 1993 and the Ph.D. degree in 1999 from the University of Miskolc, where he is currently working as associate professor. He has more than 25 years of teaching and research experience in the design and control of materials handling systems and supply chain management, with special emphasis in heuristic optimization of large scale systems. He has published over 150 research papers, book chapters and conference proceedings.He has been a member and manager of more than 50 national and international R&D projects. Away from academia, his other interests include playing the piano and taking photographs.
Rima Isaifan is experienced in heterogeneous catalysis with nanomaterials for air pollution control. She received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Ottawa University in Canada in 2014. Her current research focuses on the characterization of air pollutants and their source apportionment. In addition, she focuses on the estimation of health impact of long and short term exposure to air pollution. She holds several certificates in Climate Change policy, finance, mitigation and planning from The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and The United Nations Habitat for a Better Urban Future. She is as well certified in The Implementation of Environmental Management System ISO 14001 from The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management, London, UK. She has been involved in several projects related to air quality and climate change and acts as an scientific editor and panel reviewer for several proposals submitted to Qatar National Research Fund.
Guoqian Chen is a professor of systems ecology and sustainability science at Peking University, China. He has a wide spectrum of research interests including climate thermodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, heat and mass transfer, energy policy, systems ecological modelling, ecological economics, global and regional sustainability studies, systems input-output technique. With distinguished contributions as marked by around 300 publications in prestigious journals, Prof. Chen has won a series of awards and honors, including Elsevier Atlas Award, Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers Award, Thomson Reuters China Citation Laureate. He served as editor, associate editor or advisory member for 50 international journals.
Wenxian Yang received the PhD. D. degree in mechanical engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University, in 1999. Then, he did research in the City University of Hong Kong, from 2001 to 2002, Nottingham Trent University, from 2002 to 2004, Cranfield University, from 2004 to 2007, the University of Durham, from 2007 to 2009, and the U.K. Offshore Renewable Energy CATAPULT Centre, from 2009 to 2013. In May 2013, he joined Newcastle University as a Lecturer, where he was promoted to Senior Lecturer, in 2018. With the expertise in machine condition monitoring, fault diagnosis, signal processing, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence, system reliability analysis, and reliability design, he has been consistently striving to use advanced condition monitoring and reliability analysis techniques to help the enterprises to increase economic benefits by lowering the downtime and operation and maintenance costs of their production equipment.
Gordon Huang is a professor at University of Regina, Canada. Gordon is a President of International Society for Environmental Information Sciences. His research interests are Water resources and environmental systems engineering, Simulation of hydrological and environmental systems. prof. Huang published more than 20,000 Journals.
Professor Al-Khatib has experience in a wide range of areas including water recourses management and quality, environmental assessment, wastewater management, advocacy, coordination and networking. Al-Khatib has an extended experience in the development and carrying research and evaluation projects, professional work experience in engineering hydrology, water resources management, engineering hydraulics, environmental impact assessment, environmental monitoring, training and evaluation of medical waste, solid waste, water and sanitation and urban environment projects. He is an expert in social and environmental health, promoting environmental public awareness through training, organizing and conducting awareness campaigns and workshops in environmental education and health. He is a member in the national committees for setting environmental standards and regulations such as swimming pools water quality. Al-Khatib is an expert in academic quality evaluation and development and supervised more than 35 MSc. theses in the above mentioned topics.
Professor Majeda Khraisheh joined Qatar University from University College London in 2009. Since then, Dr Majeda was very active researcher establishing national and international research links and been rewarded 3 Lead PI projects (Qatar foundation National Priority Research Project, NPRP) totaling more than 5 million USD. Dr Khraisheh is a fellow of the institute of British Chemical engineers and is one of the most highly cited researchers in Qatar university with upwards of 4500 citation and an h-index ranking of 30. She published her research in top tier chemical and environmental engineering international journals. Two of these papers are rated as the 1st and 2nd best papers in their field in 2010. In addition, she have managed to attract industrial funding (890,000 USD) and built collaboration with local and international oil and gas Qatari-based industry. Since joining QU, Dr Khraisheh has achieved top awards in leadership and mentoring Leadership Excellence Award for Women from the conference and exhibition of engineering for the Middle East in 2013, The Qatar University Outstanding teaching awards in 2012, The Qatar University Merit award in 2014 and many more at a college and departmental level. Dr Majeda is well known for her work with undergraduate students through numerous UREP awards and through her position as the Director of the Honours Program. In addition, she supervised successfully a number of PhD and MSc students and established a successful research group at QU.
Prof. Yan Song was awarded PhD degree of materials physics in 1997 by Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. From 1999 he worked in Queen Mary University of London as a Research Fellow. He was appointed as a professor by Harbin Institute of Technology in 2006 and is working in Weihai campus since then. His research areas are atomic simulations (first principles and molecular dynamics) of materials including titanium based alloys, hydrogen storage materials, and 2D materials.
Dr Alex Teng received the B. Eng. Hons in Manufacturing Engineering from University Malaysia, Malaysia with first class distinction on 2013 .He completed a Dual-PhD. jointly offer by University of Malaya ,Malaysia and Liverpool John Moores University , United Kingdom on 2018. His research interest are fluid mechanics, fouling, fouling mitigation on heat exchanger surfaces and sensing technology.
Ali CHEKNANE is a full time professor at the Amar Telidji University of Laghouat-Algeria. He has completed his PhD in physics. Ali is having 20 years teaching graduate and post-graduate teaching experience at the university as temporary, associated and permanent position. He has published many papers in various journals and conference proceedings on renewable energy subjects. He published more than 50 journal papers, did more than 40 conference presentations and served as an editorial board member for several technical and organizing committees for international conferences. He has many yearsâ€™ experience of supervising several postgraduate and graduate students. He got an incentive award from â€œCentre de Development des Energies Renouvelables- CDERâ€. He was awarded for the best publication in physics in Algeria from the ANDRU agency in 2008. He is the Head of the research team: â€œPhotovoltaic Systems & Devicesâ€ at the Laboratory of Semiconductors and Functional Materials. Ali CHEKNANE is the Dean of the Faculty of Technology at Amar Telidji University of Laghouat- Algeria.
Member of Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) since 1992.Member of American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) since 1994.Member of Iran Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIIE) since 2001.Member of Programme Committee A (PGC A) â€œSustainable Developmentâ€ of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2003-2006.Member of Marketing and Communication Committee (PGC E) of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2006-2012. Member of Gas Advocacy Task Force (TF2) of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2012-2015.Secretary of Utilization Committee of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2015-2018.Member of Marketing and Communication committee of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2015-2018.Member of Executive Committee of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2015-2018.Chair of Energy Policy Case Study Task Force (TF3) of the International Gas Union (IGU) 2018-2021.Member of Group of Experts on Gas of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) 2016-2017.
Loai Aljerf is a Prof in the Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Dental Medicine/DamascusUniversity. He is a specialist in analytical and industrial chemistry. He obtained many awards and published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers (two of them in French) in Environmental Sciences, Green Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Synthesis Chemistry, Concrete, Ceramics, Paper Industry, Petrochemical, Extraction, Separation, Lithium-Ion-Batteries, and Oral Chemistry. He is a partner in Advances in Cleaner Production Network, and a member of the German Chemical Society e.V. (GDCh), Asian Chemical Society, and the American University of Beirut. He is a member of the higher committee of the 6th International Workshop-Advance in Cleaner Production (SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil (May 24th to 26th - 2017)) and in more than 40 conference organizing committees. Loai Aljerf is in the Cambridge Scholars Publishing-Life Science Advisory Board and an editor of more than 80 journals and a reviewer for Top journals in Industry, Chemical Engineering, and Environmental Chemistry.
Dr. Wassila ISSAADI is a Doctor of Sciences in Department of Automatics, Electronics, and Electrical Engineering, University of Bejaia, Algeria and received her Doctorat (PhD) degree in September 2016 at the age of 25 years. She obtained Magister degree in 2013, and the diploma of state engineer in 2011. Her current research interests include Robotics, Automatics, adaptives and robust control, Photovoltaics and its Controls, Artificial Neural Network and Fuzzy Logic Theory. She is author of many research papers published at both International and National journals (Elsevier and IEEE), Conference proceedings. Now she works as Editor for Nova Science Publisher and Springer Publisher for four collections of Books in Robotics and Renewable Energy, and also as Guest Editor for upcoming collection for the journal of Advances in Mechanical Engineering for publisher Sage. She is an Editorial Board Member for reputed in International Journals
Prof. Dr. Eng. Ali H. Reshak is Full Professor at Czech Technical University â€“Prague- Czech Republic,Full Professor and Principal Research Fellow at Nanotechnology & Catalysis Research Center- Malaya University in KL, Malaysia. He is the winner of the Abdul Hameed Shoman Award. He is a Durham University senior fellow (UK) and Malaya University Principal Research fellow (Malaysia).Recently Prof. Dr. Eng. Ali H. Reshak had been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Malaysia Perlis for his achievements in Sciences and Technology. He is well recognized in the field of nanotechnology, Catalysis, Photocatalysis, solar cells, renewable energy, energy efficiency in built environment, green energy and environment, electronic structure, linear, nonlinear optical properties and the other properties, rechargeable batteries, hybrid materials, alloys, biological crystals, Ionic liquid, SHG materials, single crystals, quantum electronics, optoelectronic materials and the devices based on them, bulk and low dimensional nanoscale materials such as nanotubes, nanowires, nonomaterials, Graphene, Graphane, Graphite and thin-films, novel multi-functional materials which can produce visible, ultraviolet and infra-red laser radiation at wavelengths that are presently inaccessible via conventional sources for many industrial, medical, biological and entertainment applications, laser design and laser applications, microscopy and spectroscopy.
Yves Demazeau received his PhD in Computer Science at INP Grenoble in 1986. He has been distinguished ECCAI Fellow in 2010 and Doctor Honoris Causa at University of Southern Denmark Odense in 2017. He is Director of Research at CNRS since 1988, and Invited Professor at SDU since 2002. Yves Demazeau is one of the founders of the Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) area. He has edited 39 books or proceedings, has (co-)authored 191 papers and has been invited for 57 lectures, 22 tutorials, and 191 seminars. He has (co-)advised 31 PhD students and 57 MSc and served in 287 conference program committees. He is conducting the PAAMS series since 2009 and the National AI Platform PFIA since 2013. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the French AI Journal (RIA) from 2010 to 2018. He is the President of the French Association for Artificial Intelligence (AFIA) since 2011.