Siddh Nath Upadhyay | Innovation | Best Researcher Award

Prof Siddh Nath Upadhyay | Innovation | Best Researcher Award

Honorary Adjuct Professor at RGIPT Amethi Uttarpadesh India

Prof. S. N. Upadhyay, born in 1946, is a distinguished academician and researcher with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Banaras Hindu University (BHU). Joining BHU in 1967, he progressed to become a Professor in 1984. Throughout his career, he has supervised numerous M.Tech., M.Sc., and Ph.D. dissertations across various disciplines.


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

🎓 Education:

  • Graduated from Banaras Hindu University in 1964
  • Ph.D. (Chem. Eng.) from Banaras Hindu University in 1969

🏆 Awards:

  • Anna University National Award (2003)
  • UP Ratan Award (2005)
  • Sir C.V. Raman Award (2009)
  • Distinguished Aluminous Award, IIT(BHU) Varanasi (2013)
  • Life-time Achievement Awards from various organizations

👥 Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow of various prestigious academies and societies
  • Member of research councils and editorial boards
  • Chairman of Varanasi Local Center, Institution of Engineers (India)

👨‍🏫 Academic Career:

  • Joined IIT-BHU Varanasi (formerly IT BHU) in 1967 as a Lecturer
  • Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering & Tech.
  • Director, Institute of Technology, B.H.U.
  • Director, Academic Staff College, BHU
  • DAE-Raja Ramanna Emeritus Fellow
  • Emeritus Professor, IIT(BHU) Varanasi
  • Honorary Research Professor, IIT(BHU) Varanasi
  • Honorary Adjunct Professor, Rajeev Gandhi Petroleum Technology Institute
  • Advisor, Jharkhand University of Technology

👨‍🔬 Research Focus:

Prof. S.N. Upadhyay’s research revolves around the transformative utilization of biomass, with a keen focus on pyrolysis processes. His investigations include the impact of hot water extraction on the pyrolysis of tender coconut fruit biomass, exploring kinetic and thermodynamic parameters. Additionally, his work extends to the thermal degradation behavior of various biomass sources, such as litchi seeds and green coconut trash. With expertise in parametric modeling and optimization techniques, he has contributed significantly to the development of Cr(vi) adsorbents and the kinetic analysis of pyrolysis in different waste streams. 🌱🔥


  • Citations: 6,629 citations received by the researcher’s work.
  • Documents: The researcher has contributed to 160 documents.
  • h-index: The h-index is a measure of both the productivity and citation impact of a researcher’s publications. The h-index of 42 indicates that the researcher has 42 papers, each of which has been cited at least 42 times.


Publications Top Notes:

1. Title: Effect of hot water extraction on pyrolysis of tender coconut fruit biomass: kinetic and thermodynamic parameters

  • Authors: Gupta, T.; Kumar, M.; Upadhyay, S.N.; Mishra, P.K.; Jaiswal, A.K.
  • Journal: Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2023, 13(13), pp. 11703–11725

Abstract: This study investigates the impact of hot water extraction on the pyrolysis of tender coconut fruit biomass. The research delves into the kinetic and thermodynamic parameters involved in this process.

2. Title: Effect of chemical treatment on thermal degradation behavior of litchi seed biomass

  • Authors: Kumar, M.; Yadav, R.; Patel, A.K.; Upadhyay, S.N.; Mishra, P.K.
  • Journal: Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2023, 148(14), pp. 6927–6944

Abstract: Examining the thermal degradation behavior of litchi seed biomass, this article explores the influence of chemical treatment on the process. The authors analyze the results with a focus on understanding the underlying mechanisms.

3. Title: Excellent Cr(vi) adsorbent made from pyrolyzed green coconut trash with parametric modelling and optimization using RSM and experimental data

  • Authors: Kumar, A.; Upadhyay, S.N.; Mishra, P.K.; Mondal, M.K.
  • Journal: New Journal of Chemistry, 2023, 47(21), pp. 10078–10089

Abstract: This article presents the development of a highly effective Cr(vi) adsorbent derived from pyrolyzed green coconut trash. The study involves parametric modeling, optimization using RSM (Response Surface Methodology), and experimental data analysis.

4. Title: Recent developments in photocatalytic degradation of insecticides and pesticides

  • Authors: Singh, S.K.; Mishra, P.K.; Upadhyay, S.N.
  • Journal: Reviews in Chemical Engineering, 2023, 39(2), pp. 225–270

Abstract: A comprehensive review of recent advancements in the photocatalytic degradation of insecticides and pesticides. The article provides insights into the emerging technologies and methodologies in this crucial environmental research area.

5. Title: Kinetic analysis of the slow pyrolysis of paper wastes

  • Authors: Bhardwaj, G.; Kumar, M.; Mishra, P.K.; Upadhyay, S.N.
  • Journal: Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2023, 13(4), pp. 3087–3100

Abstract: The study focuses on the kinetic analysis of the slow pyrolysis of paper wastes. The authors delve into the intricacies of the pyrolysis process and analyze the obtained kinetic data.

6. Title: Thermal degradation of dry kitchen waste: kinetics and pyrolysis products

  • Authors: Kumar, M.; Srivastava, N.; Upadhyay, S.N.; Mishra, P.K.
  • Journal: Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2023, 13(4), pp. 2779–2796

Abstract: Exploring the thermal degradation of dry kitchen waste, this article investigates the kinetics and pyrolysis products. The research contributes valuable insights into waste management and energy recovery from kitchen waste.



Tawseef Ayoub Shaikh | Innovation | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr Tawseef Ayoub Shaikh | Innovation | Best Researcher Award

Senior Assistant Professor at  National Institute of technology Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir India

Dr. Tawseef Ayoub Shaikh is a highly qualified professional with a B-Tech in Computer Science & Engineering from Islamic University of Science & Technology (IUST), Awantipora, in 2011, achieving a CGPA of 7.06/10. He further pursued M-Tech in Software Systems from Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar, in 2014, attaining an impressive CGPA of 8.90/10. His academic journey culminated in a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University, successfully awarded in 2020.


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

📚 Educational Background:

  • M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering (GNDU, 2014)
  • B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering (IUST, 2011)

🎓 Academic Achievements:

  • GATE, JKSLET, UGC NET Qualified
  • Ph.D. Awarded in 2020
  • Visvesvaraya PhD Fellow (2015-2018)
  • Recognized for excellence in fully financed government projects

💡 Research Interests:

  • AI, Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Medical Informatics & Healthcare Analytics
  • Soft Computing and its applications in search engines and advertising platforms

🏆 Awards and Honors:

  • Merit cum Means Fellowship during B-Tech and M-Tech
  • Multiple fully financed government projects
  • Recognized as a Visvesvaraya PhD fellow

👨‍🔬 Research Focus:

Dr. Tawseef Ayoub Shaikh’s research primarily focuses on applying advanced technologies to healthcare, particularly in the domains of Alzheimer’s disease and breast cancer diagnosis. His work includes the development of automated atrophy assessment for Alzheimer’s disease using MRI images, as well as leveraging transfer learning for Computer-Aided Diagnosis (CAD) in breast cancer. Dr. Shaikh has contributed to intelligent healthcare systems, employing optimization algorithms for breast cancer diagnosis and creating predictive models for Alzheimer’s disease. His research spans machine learning, big data applications in Indian healthcare, and the utilization of distributed algorithms in cloud computing. 🧠🩺🤖


  • Citations: The individual has been cited 171 times across 157 documents. This metric reflects the impact and visibility of their research within the academic community.
  • Documents: The person has authored or co-authored 27 documents, which could include research papers, articles, or other scholarly publications.
  • h-index: The h-index is a metric that combines the number of publications and their impact. In this case, the h-index is 9, indicating that there are 9 papers that have been cited at least 9 times.

Publications Top Notes:

  1. Machine Intelligence and Medical Cyber-Physical System Architectures for Smart Healthcare: Taxonomy, Challenges, Opportunities, and Possible Solutions
    • Published in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (2023, 146, 102692).
    • No citations reported.
  2. A Data-Centric Artificial Intelligent and Extended Reality Technology in Smart Healthcare Systems
    • Published in Social Network Analysis and Mining (2022, 12(1), 122).
    • 7 citations reported.
    • Appears to focus on data-centric AI and extended reality technologies in the context of smart healthcare.
  3. Machine Learning for Smart Agriculture and Precision Farming: Towards Making the Fields Talk
    • Published in Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering (2022, 29(7), pp. 4557–4597).
    • 18 citations reported.
    • Concentrates on the application of machine learning in smart agriculture and precision farming.
  4. Towards the Smart Diagnosis of Brain Disorders Using Artificial Intelligence
    • A book chapter in “AI-Enabled IoT for Smart Health Care Systems” (2022, pp. 45–66).
    • No citations reported.
    • Focuses on utilizing AI for the intelligent diagnosis of brain disorders.
  5. AI-Enabled IoT for Smart Health Care Systems
    • A book authored by T.A. Shaikh, T. Rasool, and M. Wasid (2022, pp. 1–269).
    • No citations reported.
    • Likely covers various aspects of AI-enabled IoT in healthcare systems.



Michele Pisante | Innovation | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr Michele Pisante | Innovation | Best Researcher Award

Professor at  University of Teramo, Italy

Michele Pisante is a distinguished Professor of Agronomy at the University of Teramo, affiliated with the Department of Biosciences and Agro-Food and Environmental Technology. Additionally, he serves as a member of the PhD Course in Crop Science at the University of Padova in Italy. Pisante’s research is primarily concentrated on Sustainable Intensification of Agricultural Production, encompassing areas such as soil and water conservation, decision-making tools for digital agriculture, and the enhancement of sustainable agriculture growth and natural resource management.


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

📖 Editorial Roles:

  • Guest editor of Special Issue on “Sustainable Crop Production Intensification” (AIMS “Agriculture and Food” international OAJ)
  • Guest editor of “Conservation Agriculture for Ecosystem Services”
  • Guest editor of “Digital Imaging of Plants” article collection (Frontiers in Plant Science)

📚 Contributions:

  • Scientific Director, Edagricole “University and Education” academic editorial book series
  • Author of international books and publications (71 on Scopus)
  • h-index: 25; T-citations: 2946

🔍 Research Focus:

  • Sustainable Intensification of Agricultural Production
  • Soil and Water Conservation
  • Decision-Making Tools for Digital Agriculture
  • Sustainable Agriculture Growth and Natural Resource Management


  • Citations: 2,950
  • Documents: 2,755
  • Total Publications: 71
  • h-index: 25


Publications Top Notes:
  1. Title: Development and Evaluation of a Prototype of Shape-Adaptable and Portable All-Digital PET System for In-Lab and In-Field Plant Imaging
    Authors: Antonecchia, E., D’ascenzo, N., Cantalamessa, S., … Pisante, M., Xie, Q.
    Journal: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 2024, 71(1), pp. 113–120
  2. Title: Modelling and mapping Soil Organic Carbon in annual cropland under different farm management systems in the Apulia region of Southern Italy
    Authors: Petito, M., Cantalamessa, S., Pagnani, G., Pisante, M.
    Journal: Soil and Tillage Research, 2024, 235, 105916
  3. Title: Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment
    Authors: Farooq, M., Gogoi, N., Pisante, M.
    Publication: Book, 2023, pp. 1–566
  4. Title: Education and information dissemination for sustainable agriculture and environment
    Authors: Pisante, M., Nematpour, A., Kassam, A.
    Publication: Book Chapter, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, 2023, pp. 503–530
  5. Title: Sustainability, sustainable agriculture, and the environment
    Authors: Pisante, M., Gogoi, N., Farooq, M.
    Publication: Book Chapter, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, 2023, pp. 3–24


AKSHAY PANDEY | Innovation | Young Scientist Award

Mr AKSHAY PANDEY | Innovation | Young Scientist Award


Akshay Pandey is a distinguished professional in the field of geosciences and computer science. He holds a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee, where his research focused on improving accuracy in vegetation classification on satellite data. Akshay has been an active member of various prestigious organizations, including the European Geosciences Union (EGU), American Geophysical Union (AGU), and the Emirati Society of GIS and Remote Sensing.


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

🎓 Education:

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee, 2017-2023 (CGPA: 9.000/10.000). M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering, OPJS University Rawatsar Rajasthan, 2014-2016 (80.00%). B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya Bhopal, 2008-2012 (71.00%). H.S.C, Saraswati H.S. School Chhatarpur, 2007-2008 (76.00%). S.S.C, Saraswati H.S. School Chhatarpur, 2005-2006 (84.00%)

🏆 Professional Achievements:

Founder of Raveneye Geospatial, a startup under TIDE, IIT Roorkee (Startup India Program by Govt. Of India) since 2019. Member of European Geosciences Union (EGU) ID 478133. IEEE Young Professional Member ID: 95426155. Member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Member of the Emirati Society of GIS and Remote Sensing ID 20210284. Lifetime Member of the Seismological Society of America.

🛠️ Professional Skills:

Geospatial Tools: ERDAS Imagine, ArcGIS, Google Earth, QGIS, PIX4D. UAV flight planning and data processing. Spectroradiometer: SVC-1024. Deep Learning. Web GIS: Open Layer, GeoExt, Apache, XAMPP, and other open-source platforms. Application Server: Geo-Server. Database: Post GIS (Basic), MySQL. Operating System: Linux and Windows. Space Management, System Networking, and Server Management. Database Server and RAID Server Configuration and Management. Hardware and Software Maintenance.


Research Focus 🌱🔬:

Akshay Pandey’s research primarily centers around the intersection of advanced computer vision and geospatial applications. His work spans diverse domains within the field: 🍃 Plant Pathology: Contributions to plant health with innovative deep learning models, such as a deep attention residual network and robust attention dense convolutional neural networks. Published in renowned journals like Neural Computing and Applications and Ecological Informatics. 🌾 Precision Agriculture: Innovative systems for crop identification and classification using UAV images, showcasing expertise in intelligent systems and conjugated dense convolutional neural networks. Published in Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 📡 Remote Sensing Calibration: Expertise in satellite imagery calibration using multispectral UAV imagery, as highlighted in the Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing. 🌳 Environmental Impact Assessment: Research involving spectro-radiometer and spectral indices for environmental impact assessment on mango tree leaves, emphasizing sustainable practices. 🛰️ Satellite Image Analysis: Contributions to the field of satellite image analysis, including an optimal RetinaNet model for automatic satellite image-based missile site detection, featured in the Defence Science Journal. Akshay Pandey’s versatile research portfolio showcases a commitment to advancing agricultural technology, environmental monitoring, and satellite image analysis through cutting-edge computational techniques. 🌐🌱🛰️


The provided information appears to be related to a researcher’s citation metrics. Here’s a brief summary:

📚 Citation Metrics:

  • Citations: 82 citations across 9 documents.
  • h-index: 4.

The h-index of 4 indicates that there are at least 4 documents that have each been cited at least 4 times. This metric provides a measure of both the productivity and impact of a researcher’s work. The citation count of 82 suggests a notable influence in the academic community. 📊🔬

Publications Top Notes:

Research Articles by Akshay Pandey:

  1. Title: A Novel Change Point Detection Approach for Analysis of Time-Ordered Satellite Imagery
    • Authors: Yadav, A.; Jain, K.; Pandey, A.; Majumdar, J.
    • Journal: Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 2023, 51(1), pp. 31–41
  2. Title: Plant Leaf Disease Classification using Deep Attention Residual Network Optimized by Opposition-Based Symbiotic Organisms Search Algorithm
    • Authors: Pandey, A.; Jain, K.
    • Journal: Neural Computing and Applications, 2022, 34(23), pp. 21049–21066
  3. Title: A Robust Deep Attention Dense Convolutional Neural Network for Plant Leaf Disease Identification and Classification from Smart Phone Captured Real World Images
    • Authors: Pandey, A.; Jain, K.
    • Journal: Ecological Informatics, 2022, 70, 101725
  4. Title: An Optimal RetinaNet Model for Automatic Satellite Image-Based Missile Site Detection
    • Authors: Yadav, A.; Jain, K.; Pandey, A.; Ranyal, E.; Majumdar, J.
    • Journal: Defence Science Journal, 2022, 72(5), pp. 753–761
  5. Title: An Intelligent System for Crop Identification and Classification from UAV Images using Conjugated Dense Convolutional Neural Network
    • Authors: Pandey, A.; Jain, K.
    • Journal: Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 2022, 192, 106543

Akshay Pandey’s research spans diverse topics, including change point detection in satellite imagery, plant leaf disease classification, robust neural networks for image analysis, satellite image-based missile site detection, and intelligent systems for crop identification using UAV images. The significant citation counts reflect the impact and recognition of his contributions in these areas. 🛰️🌿🔬





Jennifer Eunice R | Innovation | AgriInnovator Excellence Award

Dr Jennifer Eunice R: Innovation |AgriInnovator Excellence Award

Assistant Professor at  Manipal Institute of Higher Education, Manipal, India

Jennifer Eunice is a dynamic individual with a robust background in academia and research. With 3 years of experience as an Assistant Professor in Mechatronics Engineering at Manipal Institute of Technology, and a prior stint at Dr. Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engineering, she brings a wealth of knowledge in Electronics and Communication Engineering.


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

🎓 Education:

Ph.D. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, 2020-2023. M.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering (VLSI Design), Dr. Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engineering, 2012-2014. B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman College of Engineering, 2008-2012

👩‍🏫 Experience:

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology, MAHE, Manipal, Karnataka, since July 2023. Assistant Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Dr. Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu, 2015-2018. Full-time Research Scholar, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, 2020-2023

🏆 Awards and Honors:

Best paper award for “Deep Learning and Sign Language Models Based Enhanced Accessibility of e-governance Services for Speech and Hearing-Impaired.” University Rank holder – 20th rank during the academic year 2012-2014. First Place in QUIZ competition conducted by SPACE Association in Dr.Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engineering, March 2014.

Research Focus 🌱🔬:

Jennifer Eunice R. is a pioneering researcher with a multifaceted focus encompassing Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture, Wireless Mesh Networks Security, Skin Cancer Classification, Automated Sign Language Recognition, Pose-Based Approaches, Privacy-Preserving Data Collection Protocols, Adolescent Mental Health Diagnosis with AI, Deep Learning in Crop Disease Detection, Blockchain in Healthcare Systems, and Privacy-Preserving Anonymization for Healthcare Data. Her work spans diverse domains, showcasing a commitment to advancing technology for societal well-being, from agriculture to healthcare. 🚀🌍💡



Jennifer Eunice R. has garnered a commendable impact in the academic realm. With a total of 83 citations since 2019, she maintains a consistent h-index and i10-index of 4 and 3, respectively. These metrics reflect her influential contributions and the resonance of her work within the scholarly community. 🌐📊🔍


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MARIEL GULLIAN | Aquaculture | Women Researcher Award

Prof  MARIEL GULLIAN:  Aquaculture |  Women Researcher Award


Mariel Gullian Klanian is a Mexican national born on August 5, 1968, in Montevideo, Uruguay. She currently resides in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico. As of December 2023, Mariel holds the position of Professor-Investigator Titular D at the Universidad Marista de Mérida (UMM) since 2007. She also serves as an Investigador Nacional Nivel SNI II in the area of Biotecnología y Agricultura for the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores – Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT), Mexico. Mariel has an extensive academic background, earning her Doctorate in Ciencias, Especialidad Ciencias del Mar from CINVESTAV, Mexico, in 2009. She has also pursued additional academic training, including specializations in HACCP and Microbiología e Inocuidad alimentaria.

Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

👩‍🎓 Formación Académica:

🎓 Doctor en Ciencias, Especialidad Ciencias del Mar (CINVESTAV, México, 2009)🎓 Maestro en Ciencias, Especialidad Acuicultura Marina (ESPOL-Ecuador/ Ghent University-Bélgica, 2001)🎓 Doctor en Medicina y Tecnología Veterinaria (Universidad de la República Oriental del Uruguay, 1998)

📚 Formación Académica Complementaria:

🍴 Especialización en HACCP (Universidad de Salamanca, España, 2009)🧪 Especialización en Microbiología e Inocuidad Alimentaria (Universidad de Salamanca, España, 2008)📚 Diplomado en Docencia (Universidad Marista de Mérida, México, 2005)

🔬 Investigación y Docencia:

👩‍🏫 Profesor – Investigador Titular D en la Universidad Marista de Mérida desde 2007.🌐 Investigador Nacional Nivel SNI II (CONACYT, México).📊 Capacitador Acreditado en Inocuidad Alimentaria.🌐 Editor Asociado del Journal “Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research” (LAJAR).

💼 Experiencia Profesional:

🏫 Coordinador de Laboratorios de Investigación (UMM, 2008-a la fecha).🌐 Asesor externo de Productos Alimenticios Dondé, S.A. Yucatán.🏆 Reconocido por el CONAHCYT en Biotecnología y Agricultura.

🍇 Research Focus:

Dr. Mariel Gullian-Klanian is a distinguished researcher with a primary focus on Aquatic Ecology and Sustainable Aquaculture. Her work delves into the intricate dynamics of aquatic ecosystems, particularly emphasizing Nile tilapia. 🐟 Her studies encompass diverse aspects, from bioeconomic analyses of commercial tilapia production with innovative technologies to the influence of biofloc bacterial communities on digestive activities in fish. 🌐 Dr. Gullian-Klanian’s contributions extend to the characterization of dissolved organic matter, revealing insights into the environmental impact of aquaculture systems. 📚 With a keen interest in microbiota, her research spans sea cucumbers and shrimp, showcasing a holistic approach to understanding and enhancing aquaculture practices. 🦐

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