Simeneh Demissie | Fertility Management | Best Paper Award

Mr Simeneh Demissie | Fertility Management | Best Paper Award

Student at  Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

Simeneh Demissie, a male Ethiopian national, is a dedicated expert in soil and water conservation, with a profound understanding of soil fertility, watershed management, and environmental science. His expertise spans across various domains including nutrient management, agriculture, and field experimentation.

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👨‍🎓 Education:

  • Ph.D. in Soil Science (ready for final defense) from Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia and Tottori University, Japan (2017-2024)
    • Thesis: “Impacts of biophysical land management practices on soil erosion and soil moisture in the upper Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia”
  • M.Sc. in Land Resources Management, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia (2013)
    • Thesis: “Evaluation of land use types and perception of farmers towards physical soil and water conservation structures in Wyebla watershed, Northwest Ethiopia”

🌍 Expertise:

  • Soil and water conservation
  • Soil fertility and plant analysis
  • Watershed management
  • Land use planning
  • Environmental science
  • Nutrient management
  • Agriculture
  • Field experimentation

👩‍🔬 Research Focus:

Simeneh Demissie’s research primarily focuses on soil and water conservation in various agro-ecological environments of Ethiopia. His work delves into understanding the effects of different land management practices on soil erosion, soil moisture, runoff, and soil nutrient dynamics. Through his studies, he investigates the efficacy of physical soil and water conservation structures, indigenous land management practices, and the impact of vegetation growth on soil properties. Demissie’s research contributes significantly to enhancing agricultural sustainability and improving land use planning strategies in Ethiopia, aiming to mitigate soil degradation and promote resilient agricultural systems.

Publications Top Notes:

  1. Examining Soil Nutrient Balances and Stocks Under Different Land Use and Management Practices in Contrasting Agroecological Environments
    • Mulualem, T., Adgo, E., Meshesha, D.T., Tiruneh, G.A., Berihun, M.L.
    • Soil Use and Management, 2024, 40(1), e13000
  2. The Paradox of Increased Runoff with Decreased Soil Loss with Growth of Acacia Decurrens Plantations in the Highlands of Ethiopia
    • Demissie, S., Meshesha, D.T., Adgo, E., Fekadu, G., Tilahun, K.
    • Ecohydrology and Hydrobiology, 2024, 24(1), pp. 73–86
  3. Spectrometry for Better Soil Fertility Management in Abbay River Basin
    • Tiruneh, G.A., Meshesha, D.T., Adgo, E., Tilahun, K., Reichert, J.M.
    • Agrosystems, Geosciences and Environment, 2023, 6(4), e20438
  4. Evaluating and Modeling Rainfall Kinetic Energy and Erosivity: A Case Study of a Humid Watershed in the Ethiopian Highlands
    • Tilahun, K., Meshesha, D.T., Adgo, E., Demissie, S., Wubet, A.
    • Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, 2023
  5. Seasonal and Diurnal Soil Respiration Dynamics Under Different Land Management Practices in the Sub-tropical Highland Agroecology of Ethiopia
    • Fekadu, G., Adgo, E., Meshesha, D.T., Mulualem, T., Demissie, S.
    • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2023, 195(1), 65

Mercy Rugendo | Farmers | Young Scientist Award

Ms Mercy Rugendo | Farmers | Young Scientist Award

 Masters Student at University of Embu, Kenya

Mercy Kangai Rugendo is a dedicated environmentalist and conservationist from Magumoni, Chuka, Kenya. Born in 1994, she pursued her education with a focus on environmental protection and conservation. In 2015, Mercy completed her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource Management at the University of Embu. Her coursework covered a diverse range of subjects, including environmental auditing, remote sensing, ecological laboratory techniques, and wildlife management.

 

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📚 Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource Management
    • University of Embu, Kenya
    • Fields of Study: Environmental Auditing, Remote Sensing, Environmental Impact Assessment, and more.
    • Graduated: April 2019
  • Certificate of Secondary Education
    • Njuri High School, Chuka
    • Graduated: November 2014

💼 Work Experience:

  • Administrative Assistant in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office
    • University of Embu
    • July 2021 to Present
  • Masters Student – Vliruos Project
    • March 2021 to Present
    • Project implementation, compliance, reporting, and organizing workshops.
  • Intern in the Registrar Vice-Chancellor’s Office
    • University of Embu
    • October 2020 to June 2021
  • Intern in the School of Agriculture
    • University of Embu
    • October 2019 to October 2020
  • Attachee, County Government of Embu
    • Ministry of Environment, Irrigation, and Natural Resources
    • May 2018 to August 2018

👩‍🔬 Research Focus:

Mercy Kangai Rugendo, an accomplished environmentalist, channels her passion for conservation into impactful community initiatives. Through active participation in tree planting, blood donation drives, and donations to children’s homes and prisons, she exemplifies a commitment to social responsibility. As a representative of the University of Embu on World Environmental Day, Mercy showcases her dedication to environmental advocacy. Her involvement in organizing the Embu town clean-up reflects a hands-on approach to fostering a cleaner, greener community. Through diverse community engagements, she consistently promotes sustainable practices, making her a valuable advocate for both environmental and societal well-being. 🌱🌍

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Ali Ebadi | Plant nutrition | AgriResearch Innovator Award

Mr Ali Ebadi | Plant nutrition | AgriResearch Innovator Award

Academic Staff at  University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Iran

Ali Ebadi is affiliated with the University of Mohaghegh Ardabili in Ardabil, Iran. As of now, he has authored 27 documents with a total of 396 citations from 377 documents, resulting in an h-index of 12.

 

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👩‍🔬 Research Focus:

Ali Ebadi’s research encompasses diverse areas contributing to sustainable agriculture and environmental health. His work spans the following key categories:

  1. 🌱 Biochar and Soil Remediation: Investigating the influences of peanut hull-derived biochar on plant growth in Pb- and Zn-contaminated soil, addressing environmental challenges.
  2. 🌾 Cover Crop Sustainability: Exploring the use of faba bean cover crops to enhance the sustainability and resiliency of no-till corn silage production and improve soil characteristics.
  3. 💧 Water Stress and Plant Growth Regulators: Studying the impact of plant growth regulators on grain production and water use efficiency in Foeniculum vulgare Mill. under water stress conditions.
  4. 🌾🔬 Nanotechnology in Agriculture: Assessing the role of zinc oxide nanoparticles in enhancing drought tolerance in wheat through physio-biochemical changes and stress genes expression.

Ali Ebadi’s multidisciplinary approach addresses critical issues in agriculture, from soil remediation to water stress resilience, contributing valuable insights for sustainable and resilient agricultural practices. 🌍👨‍🔬

Citations:
  • Citations: 396 by 377 documents
  • Documents: 27
  • h-index: 12

Publications Top Notes:

  1. Influences of peanut hull-derived biochar, Trichoderma harzianum, and supplemental phosphorus on hairy vetch growth in Pb- and Zn-contaminated soil
    • Published in Environmental Geochemistry and Health (2023)
    • Citations: 1
  2. The Use of Faba Bean Cover Crop to Enhance the Sustainability and Resiliency of No-Till Corn Silage Production and Soil Characteristics
    • Published in Agronomy (2023)
    • Citations: 1
  3. Plant Growth Regulators Improve Grain Production and Water Use Efficiency of Foeniculum vulgare Mill. under Water Stress
    • Published in Plants (2022)
    • Citations: 6
  4. Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Enhance Drought Tolerance in Wheat via Physio-Biochemical Changes and Stress Genes Expression
    • Published in Iranian Journal of Biotechnology (2022)
    • Citations: 20
  5. Amelioration Of Water Deficiency Stress In Roselle (Hibiscus Sabdariffa) By Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi And Plant Growth-promoting Rhizobacteria
    • Published in Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca (2021)
    • Citations: 3

 

Emanoel Moura | Agroecology | Outstanding Scientist Award

Prof Dr Emanoel Moura | Agroecology | Outstanding Scientist Award

Prof. Adjunto IV at Universidade Estadual do Maranhão, Brazil

Emanoel Gomes de Moura is a Brazilian researcher and professor specializing in Agronomy. Born on October 23, 1948, in Monte Alegre de Minas, MG, Brazil, he holds a Ph.D. in Agronomy (Irrigation and Drainage) from the Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, completed in 1995. His doctoral research focused on the physical-hydric and fertility attributes of a dystrophic soil affecting corn growth.

 

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👨‍🎓 Education:

  • Ph.D. in Agronomy (Irrigation and Drainage), UNESP, 1995
  • M.Sc. in Agronomy (Irrigation and Drainage), UNESP, 1990
  • B.Sc. in Agronomy, UFG, 1978

💼 Work Experience:

  • UEMA (1986 – Present): Public servant, Adjunct IV, 40-hour dedication
  • IICA (2003 – 2004): Collaborator, Consultant
  • UFMA (2010 – 2014): Collaborator

👨‍🏫 Notable Contributions:

  • Bolstered sustainable agriculture in tropical climates
  • Actively involved in various research projects, including those related to Amazonian deforestation and ecological intensification

🌱 Research Projects:

  1. “Accelerating adaption of novel agroforestry systems” (2021 – Present)
  2. “Implications of enhanced ecological intensification” (2015 – Present)
  3. “Intensificação ecológica da agricultura para diminuição da pobreza” (2015 – Present)
  4. “Intensificação ecológica da agricultura na Amazônia maranhense” (2014 – Present)
  5. “Interações benéficas e antagônicas entre árvores, culturas e ervas” (2012 – Present)
  6. “Construção de agroecossistemas adequados ao trópico úmido” (2010 – 2013)

Research Focus 📝:

Research Focus: Emanoel Gomes de Moura’s recent publication in the European Journal of Agronomy delves into the critical area of preventing soil degradation in the structurally fragile soils of the Amazonian periphery. As a key contributor, he collaborates with fellow researchers to understand how effective management practices can safeguard these ecosystems. 🌱 His work aligns with sustainable agriculture, addressing the challenges specific to the Amazon region. Through this research, Gomes de Moura aims to provide insights that contribute to the preservation and sustainable use of the delicate soils in the periphery of the Amazon rainforest. 🌍 #SoilScience #AmazonEcology

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sujata sinha | Food Security | Best Researcher Award

Dr sujata sinha | Food Security | Best Researcher Award

Scientist-D at  Indian Council of Medical Research, India

Dr. Sujata Sinha is a highly accomplished professional with a diverse background in the field of Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Holding a PhD in Life Science from IIT Delhi, she has made significant contributions to the scientific community, evident through her H-index of 10 on Google Scholar.

 

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Education:

  • M.Sc., M.Tech., PhD (Life Science)
  • Gold medalist in M.Tech for highest rank

Work Experience:

  • Scientist-D at the Department of Health Research, ICMR (since 2019)
    • Heads the National Ethics Registry for research on human participants.
  • Scientist at IIT Delhi (2008-2019)
    • Research focus: Bioactive oligosaccharides from marine waste, industrial enzymes for food biotechnology.

Achievements:

  • WOS-A Fellowship recipient twice from DST
  • UGC-POST DOC Fellowship in 2015
  • Best Research Paper Award at IGNOU
  • Completed PGDHRM from IMT-CDL in 2008

👨‍🔬 Research Focus:

Dr. Sujata Sinha is a seasoned researcher with a diverse focus on enzymatic processes for chitooligosaccharide production and applications. Her work includes pioneering studies such as “Recent progress in enzymatic production of monomer-free chitooligosaccharides,” exploring bioprocess strategies and future applications. She delves into nanofibrous membranes for chitosanase immobilization (“Electrospun polyacrylonitrile nanofibrous membranes”) and identifies a new bifunctional chitosanase enzyme with antioxidant properties (“A New Bifunctional Chitosanase Enzyme from Streptomyces sp.”). Dr. Sinha’s contributions extend to microbial degradation of chitin waste, production and characterization of novel chitosanase enzymes, and enzymatic glucosamine production with commercial benefits. Her research embraces biocatalytic pathways, nanofiber applications, and innovative enzyme systems. 🧪🌱🔬

 

Citations:
  • Citations: 218 citations by 191 documents.
  • Documents: The researcher has produced 15 documents.
  • h-index: The h-index is 9.

The h-index is a metric that reflects both the productivity and impact of a researcher’s work. It means that the researcher has 9 publications that have each been cited at least 9 times. The h-graph visually represents the distribution of citations across the researcher’s publications, providing insights into the overall impact of their work.

 

Publications Top Notes:

  1. Overview of the National Ethics Committee Registry for Biomedical and Health Research in India: Stepping up to safeguard the ethical aspect of research involving human participants
    • Authors: Venugopal, B.; Nagar, A.; Kumar, Y.; Sinha, S.
    • Published in the Indian Journal of Pharmacology in 2023.
    • Open access article discussing the National Ethics Committee Registry in India.
  2. Synthesis of industrially relevant organic acids by use of microbial whole-cells and cross-linked enzyme aggregates
    • Authors: Dash, T.; Tripathi, P.; Sinha, S.
    • Published in Advances in Biology in 2023.
    • Book chapter exploring the synthesis of organic acids using microbial whole-cells and enzyme aggregates.
  3. Disease preventing bioactivities of chitooligosaccharides: Current status and future trends
    • Authors: Sinha, S.; Tripathi, P.
    • Published in the book “Chitooligosaccharides: Prevention and Control of Diseases” in 2022.
    • Book chapter highlighting the bioactivities of chitooligosaccharides for disease prevention.
  4. Trends and challenges in valorisation of food waste in developing economies: A case study of India
    • Authors: Sinha, S.; Tripathi, P.
    • Published in Case Studies in Chemical and Environmental Engineering in 2021.
    • Open access article discussing trends and challenges in the valorization of food waste, with a focus on India.
  5. Industrial Biocatalysis: an Insight into Trends and Future Directions
    • Authors: Tripathi, P.; Sinha, S.
    • Published in Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports in 2020.
    • Review article providing insights into trends and future directions in industrial biocatalysis.
  6. Potential applications of advanced biosensor systems for the real-time monitoring of wastewater treatment plants
    • Authors: Sinha, S.; Kaur, G.
    • Published in the book “Tools, Techniques and Protocols for Monitoring Environmental Contaminants” in 2019.
    • Book chapter exploring applications of advanced biosensor systems for real-time monitoring of wastewater treatment plants.

 

 

Roberta Souza Piao | Food Systems | Women Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr Roberta Souza Piao | Food Systems | Women Researcher Award

Associate Professor at  Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

Roberta de Castro Souza Pião has an extensive academic and professional background in the field of Production Engineering, with a focus on sustainable value chains. Here’s a brief summary of her education, professional history, scientific results, research grants, and academic indicators:

 

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👩‍🎓 Education and Training:

  • 1991-1995: Undergraduate Degree in Economics from Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS).
  • 1996-1998: Master’s Degree in Production Engineering from Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR).
  • 2001-2005: PhD in Production Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (USP).
  • 2017: Post-Doctoral at Centre for Research into Sustainability (CRIS), Royal Holloway, University of London.

👩‍💼 Professional History:

  • 2007-2020: PhD Professor at Production Engineering Department, USP.
  • 2007: PhD Professor at Food Engineering Department, USP.
  • 2007-2010: PhD Professor at Production Engineering Department, Centro Universitario FEI.
  • 2014-2016, 2019, 2020–Present: Coordinator of Research Area, Production Engineering Department, USP.
  • 2020–Present: Associate Professor, Production Engineering Department, Polytechnic School, USP.

👩‍🏫 International Research Experience:

  • Conducted a postdoctoral program at the University of London in 2017.
  • Collaborated on projects with researchers from the UK, Ghana, France, and Mozambique.
  • Participated in international conferences and workshops.

👨‍🔬 Research Focus:

Roberta de Castro Souza Pião’s research spans diverse areas within sustainable development, with a particular focus on agriculture. Her work explores social innovation’s transformative role in agriculture, examining its impact as a game changer (Fernandes et al., 2024). She delves into the barriers hindering the transition to a Circular Economy, uncovering diverse stakeholder perspectives (Souza Piao et al., 2023). The governance of collaboration for sustainable development is another facet of her expertise, shedding light on the intricacies of this “black box” phenomenon (Vazquez-Brust et al., 2020). Additionally, she investigates Green Growth and Agriculture in Brazil, contributing to the discourse on sustainable practices in this vital sector (Souza Piao et al., 2021). Her research also extends to the adoption of Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) in the Brazilian coffee production context, exploring the dynamics of value chain upgrading (Bengo et al., 2019). Overall, Dr. Souza Pião’s research endeavors reflect a comprehensive commitment to advancing sustainability within agriculture.

Citations:

Since 2019, Roberta de Castro Souza Pião has garnered significant recognition in the academic community, with impressive citation metrics:

  • Total Citations:
    • All Time: 553 citations
    • Since 2019: 414 citations
  • H-index:
    • All Time: h-index of 11
    • Since 2019: h-index of 9
  • i10 Index:
    • All Time: i10 Index of 13
    • Since 2019: i10 Index of 7

These metrics underscore the impact and influence of Dr. Souza Pião’s research, showcasing her substantial contributions to the scholarly landscape. The consistent growth in citations since 2019 is indicative of the enduring relevance and significance of her work in the academic community.

Publications Top Notes:

  1. “Do clean development mechanisms promote sustainable development in Brazil? A cross-sectoral investigation”
    • Authors: Gurfinkel M. Godoy, S., Macchione Saes, M.S., Schnaider, P.S.B., Castro Souza Piao, R.
    • Published in Revista de Gestao, 2024, 31(1), pp. 65–79.
  2. “Barriers toward circular economy transition: Exploring different stakeholders’ perspectives”
    • Authors: Souza Piao, R., Vincenzi, T.B., Vazquez-Brust, D.A., Bonsu, S., Carvalho, M.M.
    • Published in Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 2024, 31(1), pp. 153–168.
  3. “How is the circular economy embracing social inclusion?”
    • Authors: Souza Piao, R., de Vincenzi, T.B., da Silva, A.L.F., Vazquez-Brust, D., Monteiro Carvalho, M.
    • Published in the Journal of Cleaner Production, 2023, 411, 137340.
  4. “Drivers of support for corporate social responsibility: what matters most to Brazilian business leaders”
    • Authors: Gimenes, F.S., Souza Piao, R.
    • Published in the Social Responsibility Journal, 2023, 19(2), pp. 328–343.
  5. “Strategies for Social Inclusion in Circular Economy”
    • Authors: Souza-Piao, R., de Vincenzi, T.B., de Carvalho, M.M.
    • Published in Greening of Industry Networks Studies, 2023, 10, pp. 265–282.

 

Yasmeen  Saleem | Crop Production | Best Researcher Award

Dr Yasmeen  Saleem | Crop Production |  Best Researcher Award

Dr. Yasmeen Saleem is a highly skilled professional with a Ph.D. in Botany from the University of Sargodha, Sargodha. She specializes in plant tissue culture and has a strong background in investigating the genetic basis of abiotic/biotic stresses in plants. Her expertise extends to the development of resistance through tissue culture techniques and proficiency in statistical analyses.

 

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Education:

🎓 PhD in Plant Tissue Culture, University of Sargodha, Sargodha
📜 M.Phil. in Botany (2014), University of Agriculture Faisalabad
📜 M.Sc. in Botany (2007), BZU Multan
📜 B.Sc. in Botany, Zoology, Chemistry (2004), BZU Multan

Skills:

👩‍🏫 Teaching at graduate and post-graduate level
🧬 Investigation of genetic basis of abiotic/biotic stresses in Plants
🌱 Development of Resistance through Tissue Culture technique
📊 Statistical analyses

Research Experience:

🔬 M.Phil. Thesis: “Interactive effect of nickel and proline on growth and physiological attributes on two wheat genotypes”

📚 PhD Thesis (2016-2022): “In vitro screening of Lead (Pb) toxicity by morphological and biochemical characterization of callus in sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.)”

Teaching Experience:

🏫 COMAND College Sahiwal (May 2007 – August 2008)
🏫 College Teacher Intern (CTI) at Govt. Post-Graduate College, Sahiwal (September 2008 – May 2011)
🏫 Minhaj University of Lahore (Visiting Faculty, October 2014 – October 2015)

Dr. Yasmeen Saleem is a dedicated botanist with expertise in plant tissue culture, genetic studies, and teaching. With a strong research background focusing on stress tolerance and resistance development in plants, she contributes significantly to the field of botany. 🌿

🔍 Research Focus:

Dr. Yasmeen Saleem’s research primarily focuses on enhancing the resilience and productivity of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) under various conditions. 🌱 Her work includes investigating the ameliorative effects of ascorbic acid on lead toxicity in sugarcane under in vitro conditions, contributing to environmental science and pollution research (IF 5.1). Additionally, she explores the synergetic effects of different plant growth regulators on micropropagation of sugarcane, highlighting advancements in agricultural practices (IF 3.4). Dr. Saleem also conducts a comparative in vitro study on lead tolerance in sugarcane genotypes, emphasizing the importance of plant tolerance mechanisms (IF 4.2). Her upcoming research delves into the relationship of digital ground cover with seed morphometric and yield-related traits in wheat varieties, addressing agricultural sustainability in semi-arid regions. 🌾

 

 

Diriba Muleta | Food Security | Excellence in Research

Dr Diriba Muleta | Food Security | Excellence in Research

Associate Prof at  Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Dr. Diriba Muleta Yadetie is an accomplished microbiologist with a diverse academic and professional background. Born on June 25, 1969, in Wellega, Ethiopia, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Asmara University, Eritrea (1989), a Master’s degree in Applied Microbiology from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (1999), and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, Sweden (2007).

 

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Education:

  • B.Sc. in Biology (1989) – Asmara University, Eritrea
  • M.Sc. in Applied Microbiology (1999) – Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • PhD in Microbiology (2007) – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Professional Journey:

  • Current Position: Associate Prof. of Applied Microbiology, Institute of Biotechnology, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (Since September 2013)
  • Previous Positions: Associate Prof. at Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (2012-2013) and Jimma University (2012), Assistant Prof. at Jimma University (2007-2012)

Memberships & Fellowships:

  • Member of Biological Society of Ethiopia since 2001
  • Fellow of the EAS (Natural Sciences Working Group) since December 2022

Trainings and Workshops:

  • COVID-19 Webinar Participant (2021)
  • SLU-AAU Training in Doctoral Supervision, Uppsala, Sweden (2019)
  • Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2017)
  • Various local and international trainings in Microbiology and related fields

 

Research Focus:

Dr. Diriba Muleta Yadetie’s research spans diverse areas in applied microbiology, showcasing a rich portfolio of contributions. His work includes elucidating the population dynamics and damage thresholds of plant-parasitic nematodes, such as Meloidogyne incognita. Additionally, he delves into food safety, examining the characterization and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Listeria monocytogenes in raw cow milk. Dr. Muleta explores the agricultural realm, evaluating indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis isolates for their efficacy against chickpea pod borers. His research extends to microbial applications in poultry feed, substrate optimization for mushroom production, and biocontrol strategies for managing coffee berry disease. 🌱🔬

 

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Dr Kobra Sadat Hasheminasab | Food Security | Women Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr Kobra Sadat Hasheminasab | Food Security | Women Researcher Award

Faculty member at  soil and water research institute, Iran

Dr. Kobra Sadat Hasheminasab Zavareh is a Research Assistant Professor at the Soil and Water Research Institute (SWRI) with a focus on Food Security and Nutrition, Health monitoring of agricultural products, and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures. Her expertise extends to the determination of heavy metals and oil pollutants in agricultural products through environmental sample analysis.

 

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📚 Education:

  • Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran (2009-2014)
  • M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran (2006-2008)
  • B.Sc. in Pure Chemistry, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran (2002-2006)

💼 Skills:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • EndNote Program
  • Teaching (Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geometry, English)
  • Cooking

🔬 Research Interests:

  • Food Security and Nutrition
  • Health monitoring of agricultural products
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) Procedures
  • Determination of heavy metals in agricultural products
  • Determination of oil pollutants in agricultural products
  • Environmental Sample Analysis

🌍 Memberships:

  • Iranian Chemical Society
  • Iranian Soil Science Association

Research Focus:

Dr. Hasheminasab’s research focus revolves around the development and application of innovative techniques for environmental and food security analyses. Her work spans electrochemical synthesis of compounds, efficient methods for drug determination, and novel approaches for assessing pollutants in water. Notably, she has contributed significantly to the field of microextraction, utilizing nano materials like carbon nanotubes to enhance efficiency. Her groundbreaking work on electromembrane extraction, combined with various analytical methods, demonstrates a commitment to advancing environmental and health monitoring. Dr. Hasheminasab’s contributions have a profound impact on ensuring the quality and safety of agricultural products. 🌱👩‍🔬 #AnalyticalChemistry #EnvironmentalScience #InnovativeResearch

citations:

Dr. Kobra Sadat Hasheminasab Zavareh’s research has garnered notable recognition, with 570 citations in total and an h-index of 11. Since 2019, she has received 299 citations, maintaining a consistent impact in the academic community. Her i10-index, reflecting the number of publications with at least 10 citations, stands at 14 overall and 10 since 2019. These metrics underscore her significant contributions to the field of Analytical Chemistry and highlight the enduring relevance of her work in recent years. 📊👩‍🔬 #ResearchImpact #AnalyticalChemistry #Citations

 

 

 

Motasem Saidan | Food Systems | Best Researcher Award

Prof Motasem Saidan | Food Systems | Best Researcher Award

 The University of Jordan, Jordan

Prof. Motasem Saidan is an accomplished environmental engineer, researcher, and former Minister of Water and Irrigation in Jordan. With a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and extensive postdoctoral experience, he has led various multidisciplinary teams and conducted research in areas such as waste to energy, solid waste management, water treatment, and environmental impact assessment.

 

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👨‍🎓 Education:

Post-Doc in Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Georgia Tech, GA, USA, 2006. PhD in Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, 2005. MSc in Chemical Engineering, University of Jordan, 2001. BSc in Chemical Engineering, University of Jordan, 1998

🌟 Professional Achievements:

Former Minister of Water and Irrigation, Jordan (2020-2021). Led Water, Energy & Environment Center at the University of Jordan. Expert in Water-Energy-Environment nexus. Developed a mathematical model for COVID-19 predictions. Published in reputable journals and served on editorial boards. Certified International Waste Manager and Chartered Head of Specialist in Environmental Engineering

🏆 Awards and Recognitions:

Received numerous grants and contracts for research and national projects. Active member in various environmental and engineering societies

Research Focus 🌱🔬:

Prof. Motasem Saidan’s research focus spans a diverse range of environmental and public health issues. His work includes innovative studies on waste management, such as the pyrolysis of solid waste in refugee camps for bio-oil and char production. He has delved into the estimation of e-waste generation and disposal practices in Jordan, shedding light on residential behavior. Additionally, Prof. Saidan has contributed significantly to understanding the impact of strict state measures on the epidemiologic curve of COVID-19 in Jordan. His dedication to sustainable practices is evident in his research on wastewater reclamation in industries, emphasizing the importance of circular economy principles. 🌍🔬♻️

Citations:

Prof. Motasem Saidan has been cited 1,830 times since the beginning of his academic career, with 1,477 citations since 2019. His h-index, a measure of both productivity and citation impact, stands at 25 overall and 22 since 2019. Additionally, his i10-index, representing the number of publications with at least 10 citations, is 37 in total and 34 since 2019. These metrics reflect the significant impact and recognition of Prof. Saidan’s contributions to the field, highlighting the influence of his research in scholarly circles. 📚🔍👨‍🔬

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