Fatemeh B. Rassouli | Molecular Biology | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Fatemeh B. Rassouli | Molecular biology | Best Researcher Award

Professor, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

Dr. Fatemeh B. Rassouli is a distinguished molecular biologist recognized for her groundbreaking research in the field. She obtained her Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, where her thesis focused on investigating stem, cancer, and cancer stem cell biomarkers in gastrointestinal cancers. Prior to this, she completed her M.Sc. in Animal Physiology and her B.Sc. in Animal Biology at the same university.

Throughout her academic journey, Dr. Rassouli has garnered numerous awards and honors, including being ranked first among both Ph.D. and M.Sc. students for her outstanding academic achievements. She has also received a one-year scholarship from the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology.

Education

2008 – 2013
Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.
Title of thesis: Investigating stem, cancer, and cancer stem cell biomarkers in KYSE30 cells and evaluating their importance in the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal cancers.

2005 – 2008
M.Sc. in Animal Physiology
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.
Title of thesis: Investigating mogoltacin effects on the toxicity of vinblastine, vincristine, and cisplatin in vitro.

2000 – 2004
B.Sc. in Animal Biology
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.

Awards & Honors

Ranked 1st among Ph.D. students (Average: 18.98)

One-year scholarship from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (2011-2012)

Ranked 1st among M.Sc. students (Average: 19.32)

Publications Top Notes

Seyedesaba Talebian, Baahar Shahnavaz, Mohammahhossein Shakiba, Fatemeh B. Rassouli. Illuminating new possibilities: Effects of copper oxide nanoparticles on gastrointestinal adenocarcinoma cells in hypoxic condition. Heliyon.

Fatemehsadat Hosseini, Abdolreza Ahmadi, Fatemeh B. Rassouli, Khadijeh Jamialahmadi. Inhibition of melanoma cell migration and invasion by natural coumarin auraptene through regulating EMT markers and reducing MMP-2 and MMP-9 activity. European Journal of Pharmacology.

Masoumeh Azad, Fatemehsadat Hosseini, Fatemeh B. Rassouli, Khadijeh Jamialahmadi. Galbanic acid suppresses melanoma cell migration and invasion by reducing MMP activity and downregulating N-cadherin and fibronectin. Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Archives of Pharmacology.

Mohammad Sadegh Lotfi, Fatemeh B. Rassouli. Natural Flavonoid Apigenin, an Effective Agent Against Nervous System Cancers. Molecular Neurobiology.

JOSE MATILDO PAREDES | Stratigraphy | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. JOSE MATILDO PAREDES | Stratigraphy | Best Researcher Award

Full Professor, UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE LA PATAGONIA SAN JUAN BOSCO, Argentina

José Matildo Paredes is a distinguished geologist renowned for his extensive contributions to sedimentology and stratigraphy. He earned his Geology degree from the National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco (1993-1999) and completed his PhD in Geology at the University of Barcelona, Spain (2000-2003), where his thesis received an “Outstanding Cum Laude” unanimously. Paredes has held various academic positions and actively participates in numerous research projects, making significant advancements in the understanding of geological formations in Argentina.

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🎓 Education

José Matildo Paredes pursued his undergraduate studies in Geology at the National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco from 1993 to 1999. He then furthered his education with a PhD in Geology from the University of Barcelona, Spain, completed in 2003. His doctoral thesis, titled “Stratigraphic and evolutionary analysis of the Chenque Formation on the Northern Flank of the San Jorge Gulf Basin, Argentina,” was awarded “Outstanding Cum Laude” unanimously, reflecting his academic excellence.

📘 Experience

Paredes has a rich teaching background, starting as an Assistant 2nd (AD HON) in Historical Geology in 1998 and advancing to Full Professor in Sedimentology by 2013. His roles include:

Sedimentology: Full Professor (2013-present), Associate Professor (2012-2013).

Historical Geology: JTP (2000-2012), Assistant 1st and 2nd (1999-2000).

Structural Geology: JTP (2000-2012). His career highlights a dedication to teaching and mentoring students in geology.

🔬 Research Interests

José Matildo Paredes’s research interests focus on sedimentology, stratigraphy, and the geological evolution of basins. He has been involved in significant research projects like the study of Cretaceous paleofloras and the petrography and provenance of geological formations in Argentina. His work on fluvial systems and hydrocarbon reservoir analogs has contributed to the understanding of Argentina’s geological landscape, particularly in the San Jorge Gulf and Chubut basins.

🏆 Awards

In recognition of his contributions to geology, Paredes received the Argentine Geological Association Award in 2021 for his work in sedimentology. This prestigious award highlights his impact and dedication to advancing geological sciences in Argentina.

📄 Publications Top Notes

Valle, M.N., Paredes, J.M., Foix, N., Perez Frasette, M. (2024). Sedimentology and stratigraphic evolution of the Early Cretaceous regressive cycle at the northern edge of the Austral basin, Santa Cruz, Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 104812. Link

Foix, N., Ocampo, S.M., Paredes, J.M., et al. (2023). Maastrichtian-Danian Northpatagonian rocky shores, Argentina. Sedimentary Geology, 106463. Link

Paredes, J.M. (2023). Analogs in the study of fluvial successions: conceptual framework and examples from the Chubut Group (Cretaceous) of Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 123, 104202. Link

Oporto, F.E., Paredes, J.M., et al. (2023). Arquitectura y análisis cinemático de fallas mesoscópicas: Formación Chenque (Mioceno inferior-medio) en el Sector Oriental de la cuenca del Golfo San Jorge. Revista Asociación Geológica Argentina, vol. 80 (3): 512-531. Link

Folguera, A., Vega, F., et al. (2022). Recent advances on tectonics of the Andes and their foreland and southern North America. Journal of South American Earth Sciences. Link

Shubham Verma | Theoretical physics | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Shubham Verma | Theoretical physics | Best Researcher Award

Physics author, India

Shubham Verma is a dedicated individual driven by his passion for physics and a desire to contribute to the welfare of mankind. With a background in finance and a keen interest in theoretical physics, he aspires to integrate his knowledge to make meaningful contributions to society.

Education 🎓

Shubham embarked on his educational journey by completing his 10th and 12th grades with a focus on science from the Uttar Pradesh Board in 2003 and 2005, respectively. He furthered his academic pursuits by obtaining a BBA (Hons) with a specialization in finance from AAI-DU in 2010.

Experience 💼

Shubham’s professional journey includes a diverse range of experiences, from his finance-focused BBA to his recent accomplishment of earning a Publication Certificate in ‘Advanced Studies in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics’ from IEEE-SEM in October 2023. His exposure to finance and his passion for physics equip him with a unique perspective to tackle challenges and explore opportunities at the intersection of these fields.

Research Interests 🔬

Shubham’s interests lie at the nexus of finance and theoretical physics. He is eager to delve deeper into topics that blend mathematical modeling with real-world applications, seeking to uncover insights that can drive innovation and societal progress.

Awards 🏆

Shubham’s dedication and commitment to his pursuits have earned him recognition, as evidenced by his nomination for the Vigyan Yuva Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Puraskar (National Science Award). This nomination reflects his potential to make significant contributions to the scientific community and beyond.

Publication 📚

Title: Advancements in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics
Published Year: 2023
Journal: IEEE-SEM

Shubham’s publication certificate from IEEE-SEM in ‘Advanced Studies in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics’ showcases his academic rigor and commitment to expanding the boundaries of knowledge in his field. While the publication is recent, its impact is poised to resonate within the scientific community, potentially shaping future research endeavors.

Gyuho Choi | Artificial Intelligence | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Gyuho Choi | Artificial Intelligence | Best Researcher Award

Assistant Professor, Chosun University, South Korea

Gyuho Choi is an accomplished researcher and academic specializing in artificial intelligence and biometrics. He has held various prestigious positions in renowned Korean universities, contributing significantly to the fields of AI and computer engineering. His dedication and innovative work have garnered him multiple accolades and a strong reputation in the scientific community.

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Education 🎓

Gyuho Choi’s educational journey began with a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Chosun University (2008-2015). He continued at the same institution for an integrated M.S.-Ph.D. program in Control and Instrumentation Engineering, which he completed in February 2021. His academic path further included post-doctoral research at Chosun University and research professor positions at Yonsei University and Gachon University. Since March 2023, he has been serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Artificial Intelligence Engineering at Chosun University.

Experience 💼

Gyuho Choi has extensive experience in academia and research. He began as a post-doctoral researcher at Chosun University’s IT Research Institute (2021-2022) and then served as a Research Professor at Yonsei University’s Barun ICT Research Center (2022) and Gachon University’s Department of Computer Engineering (2022-2023). Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at Chosun University, where he continues to explore advanced topics in artificial intelligence and biometrics.

Research Interests 🔬

Gyuho Choi’s research interests lie at the intersection of artificial intelligence, biometrics, and signal processing. He focuses on developing advanced user identification systems using biometric signals such as ECG and EMG, contributing to the fields of intelligent vehicles and secure authentication systems.

Awards 🏆

Gyuho Choi’s innovative research has been recognized with several prestigious awards. He received the Best Paper Award at the Korea Multimedia Society Spring Conference in 2016 and the Korean Institute of Smart Media Spring Conference in 2018. Additionally, he was honored with the Best Researcher Award at the 7th Edition of Global Research Awards on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in May 2023.

Publications Top Notes 📚

Refereed Journal Papers (SCI / SCIE Indexed)

Choi, G. H., et al. (2019). User authentication system based on baseline-corrected ECG for biometrics. Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, 25(1), 193-204. Link – Cited by: 12 articles

Choi, G. H., et al. (2019). User identification system using 2D resized spectrogram features of ECG. IEEE Access, 7, 34862-34873. Link – Cited by: 15 articles

Choi, G. H., et al. (2020). ECG-based human identification system by temporal-amplitude combined feature vectors. IEEE Access, 8, 42217-42230. Link – Cited by: 8 articles

Choi, G. H., et al. (2020). Recognition system using fusion normalization based on morphological features of post-exercise ECG for intelligent biometrics. Sensors, 20(24), 1-16. Link – Cited by: 5 articles

Choi, G. H., et al. (2020). Driver identification system using normalized electrocardiogram based on adaptive threshold filter for intelligent vehicles. Sensors, 21(1), 1-17. Link – Cited by: 7 articles

Choi, G. H., et al. (2022). Identification system based on resolution adjusted 2D spectrogram of driver’s ECG for intelligent vehicles. Mobile Information Systems, 2022, 1-13. Link – Cited by: 4 articles

Shubham Verma | Physics and Astronomy | Multidisciplinary Science Pioneer Award

Mr. Shubham Verma | Physics and Astronomy | Multidisciplinary Science Pioneer Award

Physics author, India

Shubham Verma is a dedicated individual driven by his passion for physics and a desire to contribute to the welfare of mankind. With a background in finance and a keen interest in theoretical physics, he aspires to integrate his knowledge to make meaningful contributions to society.

Education 🎓

Shubham embarked on his educational journey by completing his 10th and 12th grades with a focus on science from the Uttar Pradesh Board in 2003 and 2005, respectively. He furthered his academic pursuits by obtaining a BBA (Hons) with a specialization in finance from AAI-DU in 2010.

Experience 💼

Shubham’s professional journey includes a diverse range of experiences, from his finance-focused BBA to his recent accomplishment of earning a Publication Certificate in ‘Advanced Studies in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics’ from IEEE-SEM in October 2023. His exposure to finance and his passion for physics equip him with a unique perspective to tackle challenges and explore opportunities at the intersection of these fields.

Research Interests 🔬

Shubham’s interests lie at the nexus of finance and theoretical physics. He is eager to delve deeper into topics that blend mathematical modeling with real-world applications, seeking to uncover insights that can drive innovation and societal progress.

Awards 🏆

Shubham’s dedication and commitment to his pursuits have earned him recognition, as evidenced by his nomination for the Vigyan Yuva Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Puraskar (National Science Award). This nomination reflects his potential to make significant contributions to the scientific community and beyond.

Publication 📚

Title: Advancements in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics
Published Year: 2023
Journal: IEEE-SEM

Shubham’s publication certificate from IEEE-SEM in ‘Advanced Studies in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics’ showcases his academic rigor and commitment to expanding the boundaries of knowledge in his field. While the publication is recent, its impact is poised to resonate within the scientific community, potentially shaping future research endeavors.

ARTURO CORTES-TELLES | RESPIRATORY MEDICINE | Best Researcher Award

Dr. ARTURO CORTES-TELLES | RESPIRATORY MEDICINE | Best Researcher Award

HEAD OF THE RESPIRATORY DISEASE CLINIC, HOSPITAL REGIONAL DE ALTA ESPECIALIDAD DE LA PENINSULA DE YUCATAN – IMSS Bienestar, Mexico

Dr. Arturo Cortes-Telles is a distinguished pulmonologist and researcher, currently leading the Clínica de Enfermedades Respiratorias and the Pulmonary Physiology Laboratory at the Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad de la Península de Yucatán (HRAEPY) – IMSS Bienestar. With extensive experience in respiratory medicine, he is also a postgraduate associate professor of medicine at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán. Dr. Cortes-Telles has published numerous research papers and is actively involved in several national and international medical societies.

Education 🎓

Dr. Cortes-Telles completed his medical degree at the Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, where he also specialized in internal medicine. He further specialized in respiratory medicine at the Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias and completed a fellowship in respiratory physiology and pulmonary function tests at the same institute. His training continued with a clinical applied research fellowship in respiratory physiology focused on cardiopulmonary exercise tests at Kingston General Hospital and Queen’s University in Canada. He also holds a master’s degree in clinical research and bioethics from the Universidad Anáhuac-Mayab.

Experience 💼

Dr. Cortes-Telles serves as the head of the Clínica de Enfermedades Respiratorias and the Pulmonary Physiology Laboratory at HRAEPY – IMSS Bienestar. He holds positions as a postgraduate associate professor of medicine at two prominent universities in Mexico and manages a private consultation practice. His leadership extends to his role as head of the Research Committee of the Sociedad Mexicana de Neumología y Cirugía de Tórax and as the secretary of the Latin-America Respiratory Physiology Society (SOLAFIRE).

Research Interests 🔬

Dr. Cortes-Telles’s research interests are diverse, focusing on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, pulmonary complications due to COVID-19, pulmonary hypertension, pleural disease, interstitial lung diseases, and sleep disorders. He has presented his work at numerous national and international conferences and has supervised multiple postgraduate theses.

Awards 🏆

Dr. Cortes-Telles is a member of the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores since 2022, achieving SNI Level I with an H-Index of 14 in 2023. His professional memberships include prestigious international societies like the Latin-America Thoracic Association, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, and the European Respiratory Society.

Publications Top Notes 📚

Dr. Cortes-Telles has published 75 papers in peer-reviewed journals, contributing significantly to the field of respiratory medicine. Here are his most recent publications:

Understanding the Gaps in the Reporting of COPD Exacerbations by Patients: A Review, COPD, 2024.

Knowledge and perceptions regarding pulmonary rehabilitation amongst Ecuadorian physicians following COVID-19 outbreak, Multidiscip Respir Med, 2024.

Response: Commentary: Modeling mortality risk in patients with severe COVID-19 from Mexico, Front Med (Lausanne), 2023.

Small airway disease in post-acute COVID-19 syndrome, a non-conventional approach in three years follow-up of a patient with long COVID: a case report, J Med Case Rep, 2023.

Inflammation associated with lung function abnormalities in COVID-19 survivors, BMC Pulm Med, 2023.

 

Azam Akbari | Medicinal plant |Best Research Article Award

Azam Akbari | Medicinal plant |Best Research Article Award

Plant breeding, Cukurova university, Turkey

Azam Akbari is a dedicated researcher specializing in horticulture, with a focus on plant breeding and biotechnology. She currently holds a research position at the Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Çukurova, Turkey. With a strong background in plant breeding, she has made significant contributions to the understanding of genetic diversity and biochemical pathways in plants, particularly fennel and highbush blueberries.

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Ph.D. in Plant Breeding (2016-2022)

  • Tehran University, Iran
  • Dissertation: “Genetic assessment and Distinctness Uniformity and Stability (DUS) test of superior and synthetic genotypes of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill)”
  • Supervised by Dr. A. Izadi Darbandi

Master of Science in Plant Breeding (2012-2015)

  • Tehran University, Iran
  • Thesis: “Assessment of preliminary yield tests in superior and synthetic fennel ecotypes under drought and normal conditions”
  • Supervised by Dr. A. Izadi Darbandi

Bachelor of Science in Agronomy and Plant Breeding (2008-2012)

  • Tehran University, Iran

Experience 💼

January 2019-Present:
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Research Position (Aug. 2022 – Present)

  • Çukurova University, Turkey
  • Focus on metabolome, biochemical, and transcriptomic analysis of the terpenoid biosynthesis pathway in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) at different developmental stages
  • Supervised by Prof. Nesibe Ebru Yaşa Kafkas

Lab and Research Skills

  • Expertise in PCR, Real Time PCR, cDNA synthesis, DNA/RNA extraction, essential oil extraction, GC-MS, plant tissue culture, and bioinformatics tools

Research Interests 🔍

Azam Akbari’s research interests include:

  • Genetic diversity and population structure analysis
  • Germplasm characterization
  • Molecular markers and plant tissue culture
  • Field experimentation under diverse environmental conditions
  • Bioinformatics and statistical analysis for genetic studies

Awards 🏆

  • 2019: Awarded “Traineeship for Turkey”
  • 2020: Iran National Science Foundation (INSF)
  • 2021: University of Tehran Science & Technology Park

Publications Top Notes📚

  1. Akbari, A. et al., 2024. “Evaluation of seed yield, essential oil compositions, and fatty acid profiles in advanced fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill) breeding populations.” Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology.
  2. Akbari, A. et al., 2024. “Analysis of Fennel Breeding Populations Based on Distinctness, Uniformity and Stability (DUS) testing via Morphological Descriptors and DNA Molecular Markers.” Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution.
  3. Bahmani, K., Akbari, A. et al., 2024. “Phenological Traits, Seed Yield, and Essential Oil Yield of Fifty Populations of Bitter Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare).” International Journal of Horticultural Science and Technology, 11(3), pp.391-410.
  4. Akbari, A., Darbandi, A.I., Bahmani, K., Farhadpour, M., 2023. “Assessment of Phenolic Profile, and Antioxidant Activity in Developed Breeding Populations of Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.).” Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology.

Claudia Diana Sabau Popa | Finance | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Claudia Diana Sabau Popa | Finance | Best Researcher Award

Full professor, University of Oradea, Romania

Claudia Diana Sabău-Popa is a distinguished academic and researcher in the field of finance. Currently serving as a Ph.D. supervisor at the Doctoral School of Economic Sciences, IOSUD University of Oradea, she has a rich background in teaching, research, and supervision of doctoral students. She is also a member of several prestigious boards and committees in Romania, showcasing her expertise and commitment to the field.

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Education 🎓

Claudia Diana Sabău-Popa completed her higher education at the University of Oradea, Faculty of Economic Sciences, where she specialized in finance. She holds multiple qualifications, including habilitation qualifications that allow her to supervise doctoral students. Her academic journey reflects a deep commitment to understanding and advancing economic sciences.

Experience 💼

January 2019-Present:
Ph.D. Supervisor in Finance
University of Oradea, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Department of Finance-Accounting
Responsibilities: Supervision of doctoral students, guiding committee member, teaching specialized courses.

August 2023-Present:
Member of the Supervisory Board
Romanian Counter-Guarantee Fund
Responsibilities: Overseeing directorate activities, approving financial statements, and revising investment strategies.

March 2006-February 2009:
University Assistant
University of Oradea, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Department of Finance-Accounting
Responsibilities: Conducting seminars, participating in conferences, and research activities.

March 2004-February 2006:
Junior Teaching Assistant
University of Oradea, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Department of Finance-Accounting
Responsibilities: Conducting seminars, participating in conferences, and research activities.

Research Interests 🔍

Claudia Diana Sabău-Popa’s research interests lie in finance, with a specific focus on financial markets, public finance, taxation, and the application of computational intelligence in financial management. Her work often explores the intersections of finance with economic theory and practice.

Awards 🏆

24.05.2016:
Diploma for Results in Scientific Research in the Field of Finance
Awarded by: MENCS, University of Oradea

Publications Top Notes📚

  1. “Computational Intelligence in Financial Management. Application on financial indicators of SMEs in Romania and Hungary” – 2020, Editura Universitara.
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  2. “Using Levy Distribution processes in modeling economic and financial indicators of companies” – 2013, Editura Economică.
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  3. “Nonlinear Dynamics. Chaos Theory. Applications in Finance” – 2011, Editura Economică.
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  4. “Bugetul Uniunii Europene si fondurile comunitare” – 2010, Editura Economică.
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  5. “Introducere în studiul pieţei de capital” – 2008, Editura Universităţii din Oradea.
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  6. “Pieţe de capital. Teorie şi probleme” – 2006, Editura Universităţii din Oradea.
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Selected Articles 📄

  1. “Optimal Management Of Production Stocks With The Neutrosophic Fuzzy Numbers” – 2023, Economic Computation and Economic Cybernetics Studies and Research.
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  2. “How Does the Circular Economy Applied in the European Union Support Sustainable Economic Development?” – 2022, Sustainability.
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  3. “Performance mapping in two-step cluster analysis through ESEG disclosures and EPS” – 2022, KYBERNETES.
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  4. “Composite Financial Performance Index Prediction – A Neural Networks Approach” – Journal of Business Economics and Management.
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  5. “Stochastic Fuzzy Algorithms for Impairment of Assets Management” – 2020, International Journal of Computers Communications & Control.
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Kafa Al-Khasawneh | Nuclear Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Kafa Al-Khasawneh | Nuclear Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Utilization Manager, Jordan Research and Training Reactor, Jordan

Kafa Al-Khasawneh is a leading figure in nuclear physics and engineering, dedicated to advancing research in neutron activation analysis and nuclear reactor physics. Currently serving as the Manager of the Utilization Directorate at the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission, she has made significant contributions to the field of nuclear science, leveraging her expertise to drive innovation and progress in atomic energy.

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Education 📚🎓

Dr. Kafa Al-Khasawneh pursued her academic journey with a keen focus on nuclear physics and engineering. She obtained her Ph.D. in Experimental Nuclear Physics from Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, following an M.Sc. in Nuclear Reactor Physics and Engineering from Paris-Sud Université, France. Her academic pursuits have equipped her with a comprehensive understanding of nuclear phenomena and their practical applications.

Experience 💼🔬

With a diverse professional background, Dr. Al-Khasawneh has held various roles at the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission, including Neutron Activation Analysis Officer and Head of Section. Her expertise extends to nuclear engineering, neutron activation analysis, and reactor physics. Additionally, she has served as a Teaching Assistant at Al-Balqa’ Applied University, contributing to the education of future generations of physicists.

Research Interests 🧪🔍

Dr. Al-Khasawneh’s research interests revolve around neutron activation analysis, nuclear reactor physics, and the application of nuclear techniques for elemental analysis. She is particularly focused on advancing methodologies for neutron activation analysis and exploring the cross-section measurements of various nuclear reactions. Her work aims to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of nuclear analytical techniques for scientific and industrial applications.

Awards 🏅🌟

Recognized for her academic excellence and contributions to the field of nuclear science, Dr. Al-Khasawneh has received prestigious scholarships and awards. She was honored with full scholarships from the King Abdullah II Foundation for Development and the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission & French Embassy in Jordan, supporting her M.Sc. and Ph.D. studies in nuclear physics and engineering.

Publications Top Notes

“Performance of a Thin Layer of Plastic Scintillator Material to be Used as a Charged Particle Detector Using Geant4” – Accepted for publication in Jordan Journal of Physics (JJP), Volume 18 No 1 (2025). Publication | Cited by: 4

“Investigation of the Cd-Ratio difference method to measure the cross section of 186W(n,γ)187W at the Jordan Research and Training reactor” – Published in Annals of Nuclear Energy in 2024. Publication | Cited by: 7

“Application of Neutron Activation for the Analysis of Rare Earth Elements” – Submitted abstract for International Conference on Research Reactors (Accepted conference paper). Abstract

Laura-Mariana Cismaș | Energy Economics | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Laura-Mariana Cismaș | Energy Economics | Best Researcher Award

Professor PhD, West University of Timisoara, Romania

 

Dr. Laura-Mariana Cismaş is a distinguished figure in the field of economics and academia, renowned for her extensive contributions as a Ph.D. Professor and research leader. With a career spanning nearly two decades, she has excelled in teaching, research, and leadership roles, earning recognition such as the Best Researcher Award at the World Top Scientists Awards. Her journey is characterized by a commitment to excellence and a passion for advancing economic theory and policy.

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Dr. Cismaş earned her Ph.D. in Economics from West University of Timişoara, culminating in a thesis titled “The economic theory of consumption: A microeconomic and macroeconomic approach.” Under the guidance of Professor Grigore Silaşi, her research delved into fundamental aspects of consumption behavior, laying the groundwork for her scholarly pursuits.

Experience 💼🔍

With a career spanning from 1992 to 2024, Dr. Cismaş has held various academic positions, progressively contributing to the field of economics. From her early roles as a Teaching Assistant to her tenure as a Ph.D. Professor and Head of Economics & Economic Modelling, her responsibilities have encompassed a wide array of subjects, including Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and European Economic Policy.

Research Interests 📊🔬

Dr. Cismaş’s research interests are diverse, covering topics such as European regional development, international economics, and public sector economics. She has actively contributed to the discourse on European economic integration, monetary policy, and social policies, reflecting her dedication to understanding and shaping economic dynamics at both regional and global levels.

Awards and Distinctions 🏆🌟

Dr. Cismaş’s exceptional contributions to the field have been recognized with prestigious awards, including the Best Researcher Award at the World Top Scientists Awards. These accolades underscore her significant impact on the academic community and her dedication to advancing knowledge in economics.

Publication Top Notes

“Constraints to agricultural finance in underdeveloped and developing countries: a systematic literature review” – Published in International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability in 2024. DOI: 10.1080/14735903.2024.2329388

“Can Europe Reach Its Environmental Sustainability Targets by 2030? A Critical Mid-Term Assessment of the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda” – Published in Sustainability in 2023. DOI: 10.3390/su152416650