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Ms. Kumary Sumi Rani Shaha | Electrical and Electronic Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Ms at Pabna University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

K. Sumi Rani Shaha’s academic and professional journey is marked by a strong foundation in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, with significant teaching, research, and practical experience in various esteemed institutions.

To facilitate the path of a knowledge-seeking mind and enrich achievements in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

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Education 📘🎓

M.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)
Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET)
CGPA: 3.92/4.00 (2023)

B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)
Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET)
CGPA: 3.76/4.00, 7th position (2021)

Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.) in Science
Govt. Azizul Haque College
GPA: 5.00/5.00 (2015)

Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) in Science
Kalai M. U. Govt. High School
GPA: 5.00/5.00 (2013)

Experiences 🏫🔌

Lecturer, Dept. of EECE, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna
October 19, 2022 – Present
Responsibilities include teaching courses such as Electrical Circuit II, Electrical Machine System II, Power System Protection and Switchgear, and Measurement and Instrumentation. Additionally, supervising students’ thesis work, conducting exams, preparing routines, and developing OBE curriculum.Lecturer, Dept. of EEE, North Bengal International University, Rajshahi
January 15, 2022 – October 18, 2022
Taught courses including Electronics I, Electrical Circuit II, and Communication Engineering II. Also supervised students’ thesis work, conducted exams, prepared routines, and developed OBE curriculum.Lecturer, Dept. of EEE, Anwer Khan Modern University, Dhaka
November 2021 – January 2022
Taught various courses with practical classes in the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering.Research Assistant
March 2021 – November 2021
Worked on the project titled “Design and Analysis of Novel Hollow Core Antiresonant Fibers for Communication and Terahertz Applications” under Dr. Abdul Khaleque, Professor, Dept. of EEE, RUET.Industrial Trainee at Ghorashal Power Plant
May 14, 2019 – May 23, 2019
Completed industrial training at Ghorashal Power Plant Training Center under the supervision of Dr. Md. Mortuza Ali, Professor, Dept. of EEE, RUET.


Wideband Low Loss Hollow Core Fiber with Nested Hybrid Cladding Elements 📡

KSR Shaha, A Khaleque, MH Sarwar
Journal of Lightwave Technology, 39(20), 6585-6591 (2021)
Citations: 42
A detailed study on a novel hollow core fiber design that offers wideband and low loss, improving applications in optical communications.

Low Loss Double Cladding Nested Hollow Core Antiresonant Fiber 🌐

KSR Shaha, A Khaleque, I Hasan
OSA Continuum, 3(9), 2512-2524 (2020)
Citations: 38
This research presents a double cladding structure in hollow core fibers, achieving significant loss reduction, enhancing data transmission efficiency.

Broadband and Short-Length Polarization Splitter on Dual Hollow-Core Antiresonant Fiber 🔍

KSR Shaha, A Khaleque, MT Rahman, MS Hosen
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 34(5), 259-262 (2022)
Citations: 25
Innovative design of a short-length polarization splitter that operates over a broad bandwidth, useful for compact optical devices.

Low Loss Single Mode Modified Conjoined Tube Hollow Core Fiber 🔬

KSR Shaha, A Khaleque
Applied Optics, 60(21), 6243-6250 (2021)
Citations: 20
Explores a conjoined tube hollow core fiber design for single mode operation with minimized loss, beneficial for precise optical systems.

Highly Birefringent Polarization Maintaining Low-Loss Single-Mode Hollow-Core Antiresonant Fiber 🌀

MS Hosen, A Khaleque, KSR Shaha, LN Asha, AS Sultana, R Nishad, …
Optics Continuum, 1(10), 2167-2184 (2022)
Citations: 15
This work focuses on achieving high birefringence and low loss in hollow-core fibers, important for polarization-maintaining applications.

Low Loss Anisotropic Nested Hollow Core Antiresonant Fiber 🌈

KSR Shaha, A Khaleque, MT Rahman
2020 2nd International Conference on Advanced Information and Communication
Citations: 14
Introduces an anisotropic design for nested hollow core fibers, reducing loss across a variety of applications.

Nodeless Antiresonant Hollow Core Fiber for Low Loss Flatband THz Guidance 🌐

AS Sultana, A Khaleque, KSR Shaha, MM Rahman, MS Hosen
Optics Continuum, 1(8), 1652-1667 (2022)
Citations: 12
Research on hollow core fibers designed for terahertz guidance, providing low loss and flatband characteristics.

Nested Antiresonant Hollow-Core Fiber with Ultra-Low Loss 🌐

KSR Shaha, A Khaleque, MI Hasan
2020 11th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering
Citations: 12
Examines an ultra-low loss design for nested antiresonant hollow-core fibers, critical for enhancing communication technologies.

Polarization-Insensitive Terahertz Tunable Broadband Metamaterial Absorber on U-Shaped Graphene Array 📡

ABMA Hossain, A Khaleque, NM Shahriar, MS Hosen, KSR Shaha, …
2023 International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication
Citations: 7
Develops a tunable broadband absorber using metamaterials and graphene, improving terahertz applications.

Dual-Function Plasmonic Device on Photonic Crystal Fiber for Near to Mid-Infrared Regions 📡

MH Rahman, A Khaleque, MS Hosen, KSR Shaha, M Mizan, MT Rahman
Optical Materials Express, 13(9), 2526-2540 (2023)
Citations: 6

Dr. Sa’ad Ibrahim – Planetary Sciences – Best Researcher Award

Dr. Sa’ad Ibrahim - Planetary Sciences - Best Researcher Award


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Early Academic Pursuits

Sa’ad Ibrahim’s journey in academia began with his foundational studies in Geography and Biology. Born and raised in Nigeria, Ibrahim pursued his early education at Kebbi State College of Education, Argungu, where he obtained a National Certificate in Education (NCE) with upper credit in Biology and Geography from 2000 to 2002. His passion for Geography was evident early on, leading him to further his studies at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography, graduating with a second class upper division in 2007. His academic excellence continued to shine through as he moved to the United Kingdom for advanced studies, obtaining a Master’s degree in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) with Merit from the University of Leicester in 2012.

Professional Endeavors

Following his academic achievements, Sa’ad Ibrahim embarked on a professional journey that has seen him make significant contributions to the field of environmental science and geography. His dedication to his discipline led him to pursue a Ph.D. in Geography at the School of Geology, Geography, and Environment, University of Leicester, which he completed between 2014 and 2018. His doctoral research provided him with a deep understanding of environmental systems and the application of GIS in addressing complex geographical challenges.

Currently, Ibrahim is affiliated with the Institute for Environmental Futures at Space Park, University of Leicester, United Kingdom. His role involves both research and teaching, where he applies his extensive knowledge of GIS and environmental geography to advance the field. His expertise in GIS is particularly valuable, given the increasing importance of spatial analysis and mapping in environmental research and policy-making.

Contributions and Research Focus On Planetary Sciences

Sa’ad Ibrahim's research has been pivotal in addressing key environmental issues through the use of advanced geographical and spatial analysis tools. His primary research interests lie in the integration of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) with environmental science to solve real-world problems. His doctoral research focused on the application of GIS in environmental monitoring and management, which has significant implications for sustainable development and environmental conservation.

One of his notable contributions is his work on environmental monitoring systems that utilize GIS to track changes in land use, climate, and natural resources. This research is crucial for developing strategies to mitigate the impacts of climate change and to promote sustainable land use practices. Ibrahim’s work also extends to urban geography, where he investigates the spatial dynamics of urban growth and its environmental impacts, providing insights that are essential for urban planning and policy development.

Accolades and Recognition In Planetary Sciences

Sa’ad Ibrahim's contributions to geography and environmental science have been recognized both nationally and internationally. His academic excellence and impactful research have earned him various accolades, reflecting his standing in the academic community. His scholarly work has been published in numerous reputable journals, showcasing his findings on GIS applications in environmental science and urban geography.

In addition to his research accolades, Ibrahim has been an active participant in various international conferences and workshops, where he has presented his work and collaborated with other experts in the field. His role as a thought leader in environmental geography has been further solidified through his involvement in various research projects and his contributions to the academic curriculum at the University of Leicester.

Impact and Influence

Sa’ad Ibrahim’s work has had a profound impact on the field of geography, particularly in the areas of environmental monitoring and urban geography. His innovative use of GIS has provided new tools and methodologies for researchers and practitioners working to address environmental challenges. His research has influenced policy-making, particularly in the areas of sustainable development and urban planning, where his insights have helped shape strategies for managing environmental resources and urban growth.

Ibrahim’s influence extends beyond academia, as his work is also utilized by governmental and non-governmental organizations involved in environmental conservation and urban development. His ability to bridge the gap between academic research and practical application makes his contributions invaluable to both the scientific community and society at large.

Legacy and Future Contributions For Planetary Sciences

Looking ahead, Sa’ad Ibrahim’s legacy in environmental geography is poised to grow as he continues to push the boundaries of research in GIS and its applications. His future contributions are expected to further enhance our understanding of environmental systems and the role of technology in monitoring and managing these systems. With ongoing advancements in GIS technology, Ibrahim is well-positioned to lead new research initiatives that address emerging environmental challenges.

His commitment to education and mentorship ensures that his knowledge and expertise will continue to inspire and guide future generations of geographers and environmental scientists. As he continues his work at the Institute for Environmental Futures, Sa’ad Ibrahim remains a pivotal figure in the quest for sustainable environmental solutions and innovative geographical research.

Notable Publications

Quantitative datasets reveal marked gender disparities in Earth Sciences faculty rank in Africa 2023

Spatial interaction between weather and socio-demographic factor as influencing variables for COVID-19 spread in Iraq 2023

Improving land use/cover classification accuracy from random forest feature importance selection based on synergistic use of sentinel data and digital elevation model in … 2022

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Sabrina Sophy Sicari – Engineering – Best Researcher Award

Sabrina Sophy Sicari - Engineering - Best Researcher Award

University of Insubria - Italy

Professional Profiles


Early Academic Pursuits

Sabrina Sophy Sicari was born on September 18, 1977, in Catania, Italy. Her early academic pursuits were marked by a strong foundation in computer science and engineering, fields that have been pivotal to her career. Sicari exhibited a keen interest in technology from a young age, leading her to pursue advanced studies in computer science. She completed her higher education with distinction, laying a solid groundwork for her future endeavors in both academic and professional spheres.

Professional Endeavors

Sabrina Sicari's professional journey is highlighted by her current role as a Full Professor in Software Engineering (sector 09/H1, academic discipline ING-INF/05) at the Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, a position she has held since October 1, 2023. In addition to her professorial duties, she serves on the Ph.D. board for Computer Science and Computational Mathematics at the same university, contributing to the academic growth and research direction of the department since the XXXIII cycle in 2017. Her teaching portfolio includes courses such as “Reti di Telecomunicazione” (Telecommunication Networks) for bachelor students and “Innovative Telecommunication Systems” for master’s students, demonstrating her commitment to educating the next generation of computer scientists.

Contributions and Research Focus On Engineering

Sicari's research areas are extensive and impactful, focusing primarily on security and privacy issues within the Internet of Things (IoT) and wireless sensor networks. Her work in these areas addresses critical challenges in safeguarding data and ensuring secure communication within interconnected systems. Sicari has also made significant contributions to software engineering, emphasizing the development of secure and efficient software solutions.

Her editorial roles with several prestigious journals, including Computer Networks (Elsevier), IEEE Internet of Things, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (Wiley), Internet Technology Letters (Wiley), and ITU Journal on Future and Evolving Technologies, reflect her influence and standing in the academic community. Additionally, she has been a guest editor for the special issue "Urban Sensing: Application, Technologies, and Systems" for the IEEE Sensors journal since October 1, 2022, further underscoring her expertise in innovative sensing technologies.

Accolades and Recognition In Engineering

Sabrina Sicari's contributions to her field have not gone unnoticed. She has been recognized as an IEEE Senior Member since 2021, a distinction that highlights her professional achievements and her substantial experience in IEEE-designated fields of interest. This honor is a testament to her ongoing commitment to advancing the field of computer science and engineering.

Impact and Influence

Sicari's work has had a profound impact on the fields of IoT security and wireless sensor networks. Her research has led to the development of more secure and reliable systems, which are crucial as the world becomes increasingly reliant on interconnected devices. By addressing key security and privacy issues, her contributions have helped shape best practices and set standards in these emerging technological domains.

Legacy and Future Contributions For Engineering

Looking ahead, Sabrina Sicari's legacy in the realm of computer science is set to be defined by her pioneering research and her dedication to education. Her involvement in various editorial boards and research committees ensures that she will continue to influence the direction of future research and development. Her ongoing projects and future research will likely delve deeper into the complexities of IoT and network security, aiming to create even more robust solutions to safeguard against evolving threats.


Sabrina Sophy Sicari's career is a testament to her dedication, expertise, and influence in the field of computer science. From her early academic pursuits in Catania to her current position as a Full Professor at the Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, she has consistently pushed the boundaries of research in security and privacy for IoT and wireless networks. Her professional endeavors, significant contributions, and numerous accolades underscore her role as a leading figure in her field. As she continues to drive forward with her research and professional activities, her impact on the world of technology will undoubtedly continue to grow, cementing her legacy as a pioneering force in computer science and engineering.

Notable Publications

NERO: NEural algorithmic reasoning for zeRO-day attack detection in the IoT: A hybrid approach 2024

Guest Editorial Urban Sensing: Applications, Technologies, and Systems 2024

Towards rapid modeling and prototyping of indoor and outdoor monitoring applications 2024

Deep Reinforcement Learning for intrusion detection in Internet of Things: Best practices, lessons learnt, and open challenges 2023

Rajesh Pashikanti – Signal processing – Best Researcher Award

Rajesh Pashikanti - Signal processing - Best Researcher Award

COEP TECH University - India

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

Rajesh Pashikanti's academic journey commenced with a strong foundation in electronics and instrumentation. He pursued his Bachelor's degree at Vaagdevi College of Engineering, followed by a Master's degree in Embedded Systems from Ramappa Engineering College. His educational background equipped him with a comprehensive understanding of technology and laid the groundwork for his future endeavors in signal processing.

Professional Endeavors

Following his academic pursuits, Rajesh embarked on a fulfilling career in education, accumulating a decade of teaching experience at MBES College of Engineering in Maharashtra. During his tenure, he honed his skills as an educator, imparting knowledge and nurturing the next generation of engineers. Additionally, Rajesh ventured into the realm of research, joining COEP Technological University in Pune, Maharashtra, where he has been engaged in signal processing research since 2021.

Contributions and Research Focus On Signal processing

Rajesh's research focus lies in the domain of signal processing, a field essential for various technological applications, including telecommunications, medical imaging, and audio processing. Through his doctoral studies at COEP Technological University, he delves into the intricacies of signal analysis, processing algorithms, and their real-world implementations. His contributions aim to advance the understanding and application of signal processing techniques, addressing contemporary challenges and driving innovation in the field.

Accolades and Recognition In Signal processing

Rajesh Pashikanti's dedication to academia and research has garnered recognition and accolades from peers and institutions alike. His commitment to excellence in teaching earned him admiration from students and colleagues during his tenure at MBES College of Engineering. Additionally, his foray into research at COEP Technological University showcases his ambition and passion for advancing knowledge in signal processing.

Impact and Influence

Rajesh's influence extends beyond the classroom and laboratory. As a teacher, he has shaped the academic journeys of countless students, instilling in them a passion for technology and a thirst for knowledge. His research endeavors hold the potential to make significant contributions to the field of signal processing, potentially impacting industries ranging from telecommunications to healthcare. Through his work, Rajesh aims to leave a lasting imprint on the academic and technological landscape.

Legacy and Future Contributions For Signal processing

As Rajesh continues his doctoral research and academic pursuits, his legacy is one of dedication, perseverance, and innovation. His efforts in signal processing research have the potential to shape the future of technology, improving communication systems, medical diagnostics, and more. With a steadfast commitment to excellence and a vision for the future, Rajesh Pashikanti is poised to make enduring contributions to academia and industry alike.

Rajesh Pashikanti's journey from student to educator to researcher exemplifies the transformative power of education and the pursuit of knowledge. Through his academic and professional endeavors, he embodies the spirit of inquiry and innovation, leaving an indelible mark on the field of signal processing and inspiring future generations of engineers and researchers.

Notable Publications

An adaptive Marine Predator Optimization Algorithm (MPOA) integrated Gated Recurrent Neural Network (GRNN) classifier model for arrhythmia detection 2024

Adaptive Predictive Control-Based Noise Cancellation with Deep Learning for Arrhythmia Classification from ECG Signals 2022

Cardiac Arrhythmia Classification using Deep Convolutional Neural Network and Fuzzy Inference System 2022

Umaya Salma Shajahan – Management and Accounting – Best Faculty Award

Umaya Salma Shajahan - Management and Accounting - Best Faculty Award

Sona College of Technology - India

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

Umaya Salma Shajahan embarked on her academic journey with zeal and determination. Her early academic pursuits laid a solid foundation for her future endeavors. Graduating with distinction, she displayed an innate passion for learning and a keen interest in financial management and accounting principles.

Professional Endeavors

With over two decades of experience as an Assistant Professor, Umaya Salma Shajahan has established herself as a stalwart in the field of academia. Her dedication to fostering a conducive learning environment and her commitment to student success have been the cornerstones of her professional journey. From implementing innovative teaching methodologies to spearheading research initiatives, she has continuously strived for excellence in her role.

Contributions and Research Focus On Management and Accounting

Umaya Salma Shajahan's contributions to academia extend beyond the classroom. Her research endeavors have been instrumental in advancing the understanding of various financial concepts. From liquidity management in the automobile industry to the impact of working capital management on firm performance, her studies have garnered recognition in esteemed journals, contributing significantly to the body of knowledge in finance and management.

Accolades and Recognition In Management and Accounting

Umaya Salma Shajahan's dedication and scholarly pursuits have not gone unnoticed. Her research publications have earned her accolades and recognition within the academic community. The inclusion of her work in prestigious journals underscores the significance and impact of her contributions to the field.

Impact and Influence

Through her teaching, research, and academic leadership, Umaya Salma Shajahan has made a profound impact on her students and peers alike. Her expertise in financial management and her commitment to academic excellence have inspired countless individuals to pursue their academic and professional goals with diligence and passion. By fostering a culture of intellectual curiosity and critical thinking, she has empowered her students to become future leaders in their respective fields.

Legacy and Future Contributions For Management and Accounting

As Umaya Salma Shajahan continues her academic journey, her legacy is firmly rooted in her dedication to education and research. Her commitment to pushing the boundaries of knowledge and her unwavering pursuit of excellence serve as a beacon for aspiring academics and researchers. With her future contributions, she aims to further enrich the academic discourse in financial management and continue shaping the minds of the next generation of scholars.

Umaya Salma Shajahan's remarkable career journey exemplifies the transformative power of education and scholarship. Through her passion, expertise, and unwavering commitment to excellence, she has left an indelible mark on the academic landscape, inspiring others to strive for greatness and leaving a lasting legacy in the annals of academia.

Notable Publications

Digital evolution: Investigating the dynamic interactions of learners with social media 2024

Nguyen Loc – Biochemistry – Excellence in Research

Nguyen Loc - Biochemistry - Excellence in Research

Hue University -Vietnam

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

Nguyen Hoang Loc embarked on his academic journey in the field of Biotechnology, earning his PhD from the Institute of Biotechnology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi in 1992. This foundational education laid the groundwork for his future endeavors in academia and research.

Professional Endeavors

Following the completion of his doctoral studies, Nguyen Hoang Loc began his career at Hue University, Hue, Vietnam, where he served as a Lecturer from 1992 to 1995. Over the years, he climbed the ranks, assuming roles with increasing responsibility and impact. From 1995 to 2003, he served as a Senior Lecturer, followed by a promotion to Associate Professor from 2003 to 2013. Currently, he holds the prestigious position of Professor at Hue University, a testament to his dedication and contributions to the field of Biotechnology.

Contributions and Research Focus On Biochemistry

Nguyen Hoang Loc's research interests span a wide range of topics within Biotechnology. Throughout his career, he has focused on areas such as molecular biotechnology, bioactive compounds, and pharmacognosy. His work has contributed significantly to the understanding and application of biotechnological principles in various fields, including agriculture, medicine, and environmental science.

Accolades and Recognition In Biochemistry

Nguyen Hoang Loc's contributions to the field have not gone unnoticed, as evidenced by the numerous accolades and recognition he has received throughout his career. He has been appointed to editorial boards of prestigious journals such as Pharmacognosy Magazine and the Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. Additionally, he has held key leadership positions in professional organizations, including the Vice-Presidency of the Vietnam Association of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Impact and Influence

Nguyen Hoang Loc's impact extends beyond his research contributions. As the Head of the Department of Biotechnology and Director of the Institute of Bioactive Compounds at Hue University, he plays a crucial role in shaping the future of biotechnological education and research in Vietnam. His mentorship and guidance have inspired countless students and researchers to pursue excellence in the field.

Biochemistry is the interdisciplinary science that explores the chemical processes and substances occurring within living organisms. It combines principles from both biology and chemistry to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying various biological phenomena, such as metabolism, DNA replication, protein synthesis, and cell signaling.

In biochemistry, researchers investigate the structure, function, and interactions of biological molecules, including proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, and carbohydrates. By studying these molecules at the molecular level, biochemists aim to uncover the fundamental principles governing life processes and how they are regulated in health and disease.

Key areas of study in biochemistry include enzymology, which focuses on the catalytic properties of enzymes; molecular genetics, which examines the mechanisms of gene expression and regulation; and metabolism, which explores the chemical transformations of biomolecules to produce energy and essential cellular components.

Legacy and Future Contributions For Biochemistry

As Nguyen Hoang Loc continues his academic journey, his legacy is sure to endure through the students he has mentored, the research he has conducted, and the institutions he has helped build. His future contributions are poised to further advance the field of Biotechnology, addressing pressing challenges and unlocking new opportunities for innovation and discovery.

In conclusion, Nguyen Hoang Loc's career exemplifies a commitment to excellence, innovation, and leadership in the field of Biotechnology. Through his academic pursuits, professional endeavors, and contributions to research and education, he has left an indelible mark on the scientific community and will continue to inspire future generations of scientists and researchers

Notable Publications

Identification and Characterization of the DREB2C Drought-tolerant Gene in Peanut Cultivar L14 and Genetic Diversity Assessment of Some Peanut Cultivars based on SSR Markers Linked to Drought Tolerance 2024

Enhancement of resistance against fungal pathogens in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) cultivar L14 by heterologous expression of gene encoding chitinase 42 kDa from Trichoderma asperellum SH16 2023

Investigation on growth and development of 42 kDa chitinase transgenic peanuts (Arachis hypogaea L.) cultivar L14 under in vivo condition 2023

Arunachalasivamani Ponnusamy – Food Science Award – Best Researcher Award

Arunachalasivamani Ponnusamy - Food Science Award - Best Researcher Award

Prince Of Songkla University - Thailand

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

Arunachalasivamani Ponnusamy's academic journey began with a bachelor's degree in Fisheries Science, laying the foundation for his expertise in seafood science. He furthered his education with a master's degree in Fish Processing Technology, honing his skills in food technology and processing. His pursuit of knowledge led him to embark on a Doctorate in Food Science and Technology at Prince of Songkla University in Thailand, where he demonstrated his capacity as a quick learner with exceptional technical skills and a keen interest in scientific learning and problem-solving.

Professional Endeavors

Currently affiliated with the International Center of Excellence in Seafood Science and Innovation at Prince of Songkla University, Arunachalasivamani Ponnusamy is engaged in cutting-edge research in the field of food science. His research endeavors focus on exploring innovative uses of agro-wastes and seafood wastes to develop carbon dots with diverse applications. Additionally, he is involved in the development of multifunctional films for active and intelligent food packaging, integrating materials such as chitosan-gelatin nanofibers, carbon dots, and anthocyanins from Clitoria ternatea. Furthermore, his work extends to the formation of functional nanofibrous electrospun blisters containing EGCG for packaging shrimp oil capsules, showcasing his interdisciplinary approach and dedication to advancing food packaging technology.

Contributions and Research Focus On Food Science Award

Ponnusamy's research focuses on harnessing natural resources to develop sustainable and innovative solutions in food science and technology. By utilizing agro-wastes and seafood wastes to produce carbon dots and incorporating them into various food packaging materials, he addresses critical issues such as food safety, preservation, and sustainability. His work not only explores the properties and applications of novel materials but also considers their potential toxicity and antimicrobial properties, ensuring their suitability for food-related applications.

Accolades and Recognition In Food Science Award

While specific accolades and recognition are not mentioned, Ponnusamy's involvement in cutting-edge research at an internationally recognized institution like Prince of Songkla University signifies his standing in the scientific community. His research contributions in the field of seafood science and food technology likely garner recognition from peers and colleagues, underscoring his dedication and expertise in his field. Celebrating Arunachalasivamani Ponnusamy's groundbreaking achievements with the prestigious Food Science Award, acknowledging his exceptional contributions to the field's advancement and innovation.

Impact and Influence

Ponnusamy's research has the potential to make a significant impact on the food industry by introducing sustainable and innovative solutions for food packaging and preservation. By developing materials from agro-wastes and seafood wastes, he not only addresses environmental concerns but also contributes to enhancing food safety and shelf-life. His work may influence industry practices and regulations, promoting the adoption of eco-friendly packaging materials and sustainable production processes.

Legacy and Future Contributions For Food Science Award

As Ponnusamy continues his research endeavors, his legacy in the field of food science and technology is expected to grow. His innovative approaches to utilizing natural resources and developing sustainable packaging materials have the potential to revolutionize the food industry. Furthermore, his interdisciplinary research bridges the gap between food science, materials science, and environmental sustainability, paving the way for future advancements in food packaging technology. Through his dedication to scientific inquiry and problem-solving, Ponnusamy is poised to leave a lasting impact on the field and contribute to a more sustainable and resilient food system.

Notable Publications

Chitosan silver nanoparticle inspired seaweed (Gracilaria crassa) biodegradable films for seafood packaging  2021

Bilayer Polylactic Acid and Chitosan/Gelatin Film Containing Epigallocatechin Gallate Prepared through Solvent Casting and Electrospinning: Properties, Bioactivities and Release Kinetics

Ultrasound treated fish myofibrillar protein: Physicochemical properties and its stabilizing effect on shrimp oil-in-water emulsion 2023

Dr. Amar Nath Velidandi – Chemistry Award – Best Researcher Award

Dr. Amar Nath Velidandi - Chemistry Award - Best Researcher Award

Chaitanya Deemed to be University - India

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Amar Nath Velidandi embarked on his academic journey with a keen interest in chemistry, culminating in his pursuit of a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry. His undergraduate studies at CKM Arts and Science College, Warangal, laid the groundwork for his academic excellence. Subsequently, he pursued a Master's degree in Chemistry at the prestigious National Institute of Technology, Warangal, where he graduated with distinction, showcasing his dedication and aptitude for the subject.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Velidandi's professional journey has been characterized by a commitment to research and academic excellence. His doctoral research, conducted under the guidance of Prof. P.V. Srilakshmi at the Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, focused on the design, synthesis, and biological activity of novel heterocyclic-based lipids and dihydropyrazole derivatives. This research not only showcased his expertise in organic chemistry but also demonstrated his ability to innovate and contribute to the field.

Contributions and Research Focus On Chemistry Award

Dr. Velidandi's research focus lies at the intersection of organic chemistry and biology. His work on novel heterocyclic-based lipids and dihydropyrazole derivatives holds promise for the development of new pharmaceutical compounds with potential applications in drug discovery and development. By exploring the synthesis and biological activity of these compounds, he contributes to the advancement of knowledge in medicinal chemistry and drug design. Dr. Amar Nath Velidandi's dedication to excellence in chemistry research has been recognized with the prestigious Chemistry Award. His pioneering work in organic chemistry research has led to significant pharmaceutical innovations, making him a standout in his field.

Dr. Velidandi's contributions have not only advanced the frontiers of knowledge but also have practical applications in drug discovery and development. His commitment to academic excellence and innovative research methodologies has positioned him as a leader in the field of chemistry. The Chemistry Award serves as a testament to Dr. Velidandi's exceptional achievements and his profound impact on the scientific community.


Accolades and Recognition In Chemistry Award

Throughout his academic and professional career, Dr. Velidandi has earned recognition for his outstanding achievements. He qualified the prestigious Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) with a remarkable 92 percentile in 2006, showcasing his proficiency and understanding of chemical sciences. Furthermore, his success in the National Eligibility Test (NET) in 2015 further underscores his expertise in his field. Additionally, his exceptional performance in the N.I.T. Warangal PG entrance examination, where he secured the 21st rank, highlights his academic prowess and potential.

Impact and Influence 

Dr. Velidandi's research has the potential to make a significant impact in the field of pharmaceuticals and drug discovery. By exploring novel compounds with potential biological activity, he contributes to the development of new therapeutic agents that could address unmet medical needs. His work not only expands the frontiers of knowledge but also has practical applications that could benefit society by improving healthcare outcomes.

Legacy and Future Contributions For Chemistry Award

As Dr. Velidandi continues his academic and professional journey, his legacy is poised to grow further. His dedication to advancing knowledge in organic chemistry and medicinal chemistry positions him as a valuable contributor to the scientific community. Moving forward, his research is expected to yield further insights into the design and synthesis of biologically active compounds, paving the way for the development of new drugs and therapies. Through his ongoing contributions, Dr. Velidandi will leave a lasting impact on the field of chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences, shaping the future of scientific inquiry and innovation.

Notable Publications

Coumarin (Lipophobic), Thia/Oxa Diazole (Linker), Amino (Anchoring) Conjugated Scaffolds: Synthesis, In Silico, and In Vitro Cell Viability Studies 2023

Synthesis, Characterization, and Antibacterial Activity of Novel 2,3-Dihydroxyquinoxaline-5-сarboxamide Derivatives 2023

Tin Chloride Mediated Grinding Method for Preparation of 2,4-Disubstituted Benzodiazepine Scaffolds Their In Silico, and In Vitro Cell Viability Studies 2023

Dr. Yuting Ye – Statistics – Best Researcher Award

Dr. Yuting Ye - Statistics - Best Researcher Award

Southern University of Science and Technology -China

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

Yuting Ye's academic journey commenced with a strong foundation in Mathematical Sciences at Tsinghua University, where she excelled as the top student in the Division of Probability and Statistics. Her undergraduate education laid the groundwork for her future pursuits in biostatistics and data science.

Professional Endeavors

After completing her bachelor's degree, Yuting pursued advanced studies at UC Berkeley, where she obtained both her master's and doctoral degrees in Biostatistics. Under the guidance of esteemed advisers Peter J. Bickel and Haiyan Huang, she delved into various aspects of statistical theory and computation, fostering a deep understanding of the field.

Contributions and Research Focus On Statistics

Yuting's research interests span across machine learning, statistics, and computational biology. She has made significant contributions to the theory of nonconvex learning, graph neural networks, and multi-label classification within the realm of machine learning. Additionally, her expertise extends to stats, particularly in areas such as multiple hypothesis testing, Bayesian modeling, and non-parametric stats. Moreover, her work in computational biology has addressed critical issues in pharmacogenomics, bioinformatics, and disease diagnosis, showcasing her interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving.

Accolades and Recognition In Statistics

Yuting's dedication to academic excellence has been recognized through various honors and awards. Notably, she was the recipient of prestigious fellowships such as the Genentech Fellowship Award and the Mayhew & Helen Derryberry Fellowship, acknowledging her outstanding contributions to the field of biostats. Furthermore, her academic prowess earned her the National Scholarship and the Zheng ZongCheng Scholarship during her undergraduate years at Tsinghua University.

Impact and Influence In Statistics

Yuting's research and contributions have left a significant impact on the fields of statistics and data science. Her innovative work in machine learning algorithms and statistical methodologies has advanced the frontier of knowledge, offering new insights and tools for solving complex real-world problems. Moreover, her interdisciplinary approach has facilitated collaborations across diverse domains, fostering a broader exchange of ideas and methodologies.

stats: The science of collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data to make informed decisions. It encompasses various methodologies, including probability theory, hypothesis testing, and regression analysis, applied across diverse fields such as economics, sociology, and healthcare. stats plays a pivotal role in understanding patterns, trends, and uncertainties, driving evidence-based decision-making and informing policies for societal advancement

Legacy and Future Contributions To Statistics

As an Assistant Professor in Statistics and Data Science at SUSTech, Yuting is poised to continue her trajectory of academic excellence and innovation. Her role as an educator and mentor will undoubtedly inspire the next generation of researchers, instilling in them the same passion and rigor that defines her own work. Furthermore, her ongoing research endeavors promise to push the boundaries of knowledge further, addressing pressing challenges in machine learning, stats, and computational biology.

In conclusion, Yuting Ye's journey from a distinguished undergraduate at Tsinghua University to an accomplished researcher and educator reflects her unwavering commitment to excellence in academia. Her diverse contributions across multiple disciplines attest to her versatility and ingenuity, establishing her as a prominent figure in the fields of statistics and data science. As she continues to pursue her academic and professional endeavors, Yuting's legacy is sure to leave a lasting impact on the advancement of knowledge and the development of innovative solutions to complex problems.

Notable Publications

Towards Robust Off-Policy Learning for Runtime Uncertainty 2022

Bipartite graph-based approach for clustering of cell lines by gene expression-drug response associations 2021


The existence of maximum likelihood estimate in high-dimensional binary response generalized linear models 2020

Daniela Lupu – Artificial intelligence – Best Researcher Award

Daniela Lupu - Artificial intelligence - Best Researcher Award

National University of Science and Technology Politehnica BUcharest - Romania

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

Daniela Lupu embarked on her academic journey at the National University of Science and Technology Politehnica Bucharest, where she pursued her Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering from 2013 to 2017. Building upon this foundation, she continued her academic pursuits with a Master's program in Complex Systems from 2017 to 2019 at the same institution. Her dedication to learning and exploration led her to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy degree from 2019 to 2023, specializing in stochastic optimization, artificial intelligence, and model predictive control at the National University of Science and Technology Politehnica Bucharest.

Professional Endeavors

Throughout her academic journey, Daniela Lupu has engaged in various professional endeavors, demonstrating her commitment to research and teaching. As a teaching assistant at the National University of Science and Technology Politehnica Bucharest since 2019, she has contributed to seminars on Numerical methods and optimization techniques. Additionally, she served as a researcher for the Ecient Learning and Optimization Tools for Hyperspectral Imaging Systems (ELO-Hyp) project from 2020 to 2023, where she delved into dimensionality reduction methods and developed stochastic higher-order methods for hyperspectral image analysis.

Contributions and Research Focus On Artificial intelligence

Daniela Lupu's research focus revolves around the intersection of stochastic optimization, artificial intelligence, and model predictive control. Her doctoral thesis, titled "Contributions to the analysis of some higher-order methods and applications," underscores her dedication to advancing methodologies in optimization and their practical applications. She has made significant contributions to the field, as evidenced by her journal papers on topics such as exact representation and efficient approximations of linear model predictive control laws and the convergence analysis of stochastic higher-order majorization-minimization algorithms.

Accolades and Recognition

Daniela Lupu's contributions to academia have been recognized through various accolades and publications. She has authored papers in reputable journals such as Systems & Control Letters and Optimization Methods and Software, showcasing her expertise and research prowess. Moreover, her participation in workshops and collaborations with international institutions, such as NTNU in Trondheim, further highlights her commitment to academic excellence and knowledge dissemination.

Impact and Influence

Through her research endeavors and teaching engagements, Daniela Lupu has made a significant impact on the academic community and beyond. Her work in stochastic optimization and artificial intelligence has the potential to revolutionize various fields, including hyperspectral imaging systems and control theory. As a teaching assistant, she has inspired and mentored students, nurturing the next generation of scholars and engineers.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing industries worldwide by enabling machines to replicate human-like intelligence. Through algorithms and computational models, AI systems can analyze vast amounts of data, learn from patterns, and make autonomous decisions. From self-driving cars to personalized recommendation systems, AI powers various applications, enhancing efficiency and innovation. With continuous advancements in machine learning and neural networks, artificial intelligence is poised to reshape how we live, work, and interact with technology in the future.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Looking ahead, Daniela Lupu's legacy in the realm of optimization and control theory is poised to endure, with her research serving as a cornerstone for future advancements in the field. Her dedication to pushing the boundaries of knowledge and her commitment to excellence will continue to shape the landscape of academia and industry. As she progresses in her academic journey, Daniela Lupu remains steadfast in her pursuit of innovation and discovery, leaving an indelible mark on the scientific community and society as a whole.

Notable Publications

Control of a wastewater treatment process using linear and nonlinear model predictive control 2023

Dimensionality reduction of hyperspectral images using an ICA-based stochastic second-order optimization algorithm 2023