Fernando S. Gomes Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brazil Biography
Biography of Fernando S. Gomes
Expertise mainly focused
in the use of renewable resources and nanocomposites in sensors, drug delivery and environmental
recovery. Coordination of 10 research projects with financial support from government sponsoring
agencies. Published 141 scientific articles. Published 3 chemistry books in Portuguese and 3 books
about Biopolymers in English. Published 197 papers in Conferences and Scientific meetings. Co-
convener of the Sixth International Conference on Natural Polymers, Biopolymers and biomaterials:
Applications from macro to nanoscale (http://www.biopolymers.macromol.in/) and Chairman of the
Fifth International Conference on Natural Polymers, Biopolymers and biomaterials: Applications from
macro to nanoscale (https://www.icnp2017rio.com/). Supervisor of 128 undergraduate students; 29
M.Sc. students, 12 Ph.D. students and 6 Post Doc. Nowadays I am the supervisor of 8 undergraduate
students; 5 M.Sc. students, 10 Ph.D. students and 3 Post Doc. Member of the editorial board of
Current Applied Polymer Science (ISSN 2452-2716) since 2016, Associate Editor of the MedCrave
Online Journal (MOJ) Polymer Science (ISSN: 2574-9773) since 2017, and Editor of the Academic
Journal of Polymer Science, since 2018. Award Young Scientist of Rio de Janeiro State (FAPERJ 2011
and 2014), member of Post Graduate Program in Science and Technology of Polymers of the
macromolecules Institute / Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) since 2008, member of Post
Graduate Program in Civil Engineering (COPPE/UFRJ) between 2015-2019 and member of Post
Graduate Program in Nanotechnology (COPPE/UFRJ) since 2019.
Sabu Thomas School of Energy Materials Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam India Biography
Biography of Sabu Thomas
Dr. Sabu Thomas, is a pro-vice chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University. He completed his PH.D in 1987 from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Inda. He was a professor at the University of Lorraine, Nancy, France. He was awarded the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London and Fulbright Fellow from the USA. His name was cited in the list of most productive researchers in India and secured 5th Position in 2008. He was also listed as the most cited researcher in materials science and engineering by Elsevier Scopus data in 2016. His research areas include polymer blends, fiber filled polymer composites, nanomaterials and polymer nanocomposites, ageing and degradation, pervaporation phenomena, sorption and diffusion, interpenetrating polymer systems, recyclability and reuse of waste plastics and rubbers, elastomer crosslinking, dual porous nanocomposite scaffolds for tissue engineering, polymer nanocomposites for electronic applications, and water purification.
Eric Guibal School of Mines of Alès Center for Materials Mines Ales (C2MA) Alès cedex France Biography
Biography of Eric Guibal
Dr. Guibal obtained a doctorate (PhD) in waste management from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) de Lyon (France) in 1990, after getting his diploma from French engineering school, Ecole des mines d’Alès, in 1986. He has published about 200 scientific publications. He is developing a research at the frontier between environmental engineering and material sciences, “playing” with the properties of biopolymers, ionic liquids and metal ions for designing new materials and applications (metal extraction, wastewater treatment, supported catalysis, etc.).
Dr. Guibal is currently co-editor of this journal (Current Applied Polymer Science), published by Bentham Science Publishers.
Denis Rodrigue Department of Chemical Engineering Université Laval Quebec Canada Biography
Biography of Denis Rodrigue
Dr. Denis Rodrigue obtained a Ph.D. (1996) in chemical engineering from Sherbrooke University (Canada) with a focus on rheology and non-Newtonian fluid mechanics. He then moved to Laval University (Canada) where he is now a full professor in chemical engineering. His main research areas are polymer processing in general with an emphasis on the chemical, electrical, morphological, physical, rheological and thermal properties of complex structures such as blends, composites, fibers, films, foams, membranes and multilayers. He has over 200 papers published in international journals and over 12 book chapters.
Adil Denizli Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry Division Hacettepe University Ankara Turkey
Jose M. Guisan Department of Biocatalysis Institute of Catalysis Madrid Spain
Chi-Wai Kan The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Kowloon Hong Kong
Sunil K. Bajpai Department of Chemistry Government Model Science College Jabalpur India Biography
Biography of Sunil K. Bajpai
Dr. Sunil K. Bajpai obtained his doctorate (Ph. D.) degree
from Rani Durgawati University, Jabalpur(M.P.), India on polymer chemistry. He is professor of chemistry in Govt. Model Science College, Jabalpur (M.P.), India. He has published over 150 research papers in various journals of international repute. He has also authored a number of book chapters, published by reputed international publishers. Over 30 students have obtained Ph. D. under his guidance. His areas of research include drug delivery systems, nanoparticles loaded antimicrobial films for wound healing.
Kazukiyo Nagai Department of Applied Chemistry Meiji University Kawasaki Japan Biography
Biography of Kazukiyo Nagai
Dr. Nagai is professor of the Department of Applied Chemistry and chair of the Center for Polymer Science in Meiji University, Japan. Currently Dr. Nagai is also the convenor of ISO-TC61/SC11/WG3-Plastics Films and Sheeting. In 2016, Dr. Nagai joined in editorial board members as a regional editor of this journal (Current Applied Polymer Science, CAPS), published by Bentham Science Publishers.
Jim Low Department of Applied Physics Curtin University Perth Australia Biography
Biography of Jim Low
Low, I.M. earned his doctoral degree in Materials Engineering at Monash University, Australia in 1987. He obtained a Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) degree in Materials Engineering also from Monash University in 1983. He is currently attached to the School of Science and is a professor at Curtin University, Perth, Australia. Low authored/co-authored over 230 refereed scientific articles and more than 10 books as of March 2016 and his h-index is 28 with 2784 citations. His research interests include polymer composites, nanotechnology, advanced materials processing and characterisation. He is the current WA Branch President and Federal Secretary of the Australian Ceramic Society He is also the recipient of the prestigious 1996 Joint Australasian Ceramic Society/Ceramic Society of Japan Ceramic Award for ceramics research. He is on the editorial board of several journals such as Journal of Nanomaterials and Journal of Ceramics.
Jovan Nedeljkovic University of Belgrade Belgrade Serbia Biography
Biography of Jovan Nedeljkovic
Dr. Nedeljković obtained a PhD in Chemistry from the Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY. Currently Dr. Nedeljković is a senior researcher in the Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia. His main research interest is the development of synthetic methods for size and shape control of various types of nanomaterials (noble metals, semiconductors and oxides), as well as their usage as building blocks for preparation of polymer based nanocomposites. He has published more than 150 scientific papers during his thirty years long scientific career.
Victor M. Castano Center of Applied Physics and Advanced Technology National Autonomous University of Mexico Queretaro Mexico Biography
Biography of Victor M. Castano
Dr. Victor-Manuel Castano-Meneses holds BSc, MSc and PhD in Physics from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, where he is a Full-Professor at the Centro de Fisica Aplicada y Tecnologia Avanzada. He spent 2 years as a Postdoctoral Fellow at IBM´s Yorktown Heights Research Center and has authored and co-authored over 600 peer-reviewed papers in international journals. Prof. Castano is one of the most cited Latin-American scientists in his field and has advised over 60 PhD thesis and numerous BSc and MSc dissertations. He also holds more than 20 patents and has been able to effectively transfered nanotechnology knowledge from the lab to the industry.
Luciano P. Da Silva Laboratory of Nanobiotechnology (LNANO) Brasilia Brazil
Section: Nano polymeric composites
Su Chen College of Chemical Engineering Nanjing Tech University Nanjing China Biography
Biography of Su Chen
Prof. Su Chen is the Deputy Dean of College of Chemical Engineering and a full professor of State Key Laboratory of Materials-Oriented Chemical Engineering at Nanjing Tech University. His research interests include inorganic-organic/polymeric nanocomposites, functional polymers, quantum dots, photonic crystals and supercapacitors, as well as microfluidic technique, microfluidic spinning technique and frontal polymerization. Prof. Chen has presided over 15 national projects so far. He has published more than 240 research papers in famous international journals. He has been awarded as a TOP 1% Highly-cited Chinese researcher in 2018 and 2019.
Ahmed Fatimi Department of Chemistry Sultan Moulay Slimane University Beni-Mellal Morocco Biography
Biography of Ahmed Fatimi
Dr. Ahmed Fatimi is the head of the research team “sciences and chemical engineering” and an associate
professor at Sultan Moulay Slimane University (Morocco). In 2008, he received his PhD degree in
biomaterials from University of Nantes. From 2009 until 2012, he was as post-doctoral research fellow
at Canada research chair in biomaterials and endovascular implants. Dr. Fatimi’s research is focused on
developing and formulation of hydrogels for tissue engineering and biomedical use. Dr. Fatimi holds 4
patents, and has published 24 papers in peer-reviewed international scientific journals, and 2 book
chapters; moreover, he has presented 46 conference communications.
Section: Polymer Nanocomposites
Emad A. Jaffar Al-Mulla A-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University An-Najaf Iraq Biography
Biography of Emad A. Jaffar Al-Mulla
Dr. Emad Al-Mulla is a Professor at College of Health and Medical Techniques, Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University, Iraq. He is currently Dean of Babylon Technical Institute at above University. He has received his PhD from University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia in 2010. He was a Post-Doctoral researcher at the same University from April 2012 to April 2013. His main fields of interest are biopolymer nano-composites, bioorganic synthesis, nanomaterials,; He has more than 60 published papers in Scopus and ISI journals.
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N. Belhaneche-Bensemra National Polytechnic School Algiers Algeria Biography
Biography of N. Belhaneche-Bensemra
Dr. Naima Belhaneche-Bensemra is a professor at the Environmental Engineering Department of the National Polytechnic School of Algiers where she is in charge of various lectures. She is the Head of the Materials and Environment Interactions Team of the Laboratory of Sciences and Techniques of the Environment. She received the engineering degree in polymeric materials in 1985 from the University Ferhat Abbas of Sétif and the PhD Degree in polymeric materials and composites from university Claude Bernard-Lyon I. She is the author of more than 100 publications, including research articles in peer reviewed impact factor journals as well as invited book chapters.
Maria G. Buonomenna Department of Environmental and Chemical Engineering University of Calabria Rome Italy Biography
Biography of Maria G. Buonomenna
Dr. M. G. Buonomenna, born in 1975, obtained her degree in Chemistry from the University of Salerno (Italy) in 1998. She holds a Master in Membrane Materials and Operations from Institute on Membrane and Technology (ITM) (former IRMERC)-National Research Council (CNR) and a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemical Engineering and Materials from the University of Calabria. In 2014, she obtained the qualification of Associate Professor in Chemical Fundamentals of Technologies from the Italian Ministry for Instruction, University and Research (MIUR). She has been an invited speaker in numerous international conferences and referee for international Research Agencies as well as journals including Energy & Environmental Science, Chemical Communications, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. M. G. Buonomenna is author of more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, 100 publications in congress proceedings, 9 chapters of scientific books and editor of 1 book on advanced membrane materials.
Ivana Cesarino Department of Bioprocesses and Biotechnology
College of Agricultural Sciences Unesp - São Paulo State University Botucatu Brazil Biography
Biography of Ivana Cesarino
Dr. Ivana Cesarino received her B.Sc. degree in Chemistry from UNESP - Sao Paulo State University in 2003 and Ph.D. in 2009 in Analytical Chemistry from USP - Sao Paulo University, in Brazil. She was as admitted in 2014 as Professor at UNESP, School of Agriculture. Her research areas of interest are related with electroanalysis, nanotechnology and utilization of agro industrial residues. Head- leader of Laboratory of Electroanalysis and Nanotechnology (LEN) and co-leader of Residuall Laboratory. She has published 66 articles, 7 book chapters, 1 patent and has more than 100 papers published in conference proceedings and 50 participations in international conferences.
Emo Chiellini Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry University of Pisa Pisa Italy Biography
Biography of Emo Chiellini
Dr. Emo Chiellini graduated in Chemistry in 1963 at the University of Pisa. He pursued his academic career at the Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry of the University of Pisa and at European and Extra-community Universities as a researcher/professor. His main interest for more than half a century in science and technology of polymeric materials includes bioactive polymers for biomedical, pharmaceutical and environmental applications, biodegradable polymeric materials, Nano sciences and nanomaterial. He is the author of more than 500 publications, and holder of 35 patents. He presented more than 300 conferences upon invitation by scientific institutions and industries.
Udayan De Department of Atomic Energy Calcutta Institute of Engineering and Management Kolkata India Biography
Biography of Udayan De
Prof. Dr. Udayan De, 1973 M.Sc.(Physics), IIT Kharagpur, and 1978 Ph.D. (Calcutta University), worked as a Humboldt Fellow in the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg & 9 other German institutes like Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and as a scientist in the Department of Atomic Energy, India (1982-2010). He specializes in materials science (including ionic & other engineering polymers & polymer-composites) and environmental research. He is presently active as guest professor in engineering and science centres. With over 100 journal publications, in addition to other papers and reports, he has been Referee for Journals, PhD guide, PhD examiner and also on editorial boards.
Anirban Dhar Fiber Optics & Photonics Division CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute Kolkata India Biography
Biography of Anirban Dhar
Dr. Dhar is a Senior Scientist in the Fiber Optics & Photonics Division of CSIR-Central Glass & Ceraamic Research Institute, Kolkata. He worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in Institute of Photonics & Electrronics, ASCR v.v.i Czech Republic from 20 009-2010 and then moved to Optoelectronics Research Center, the University of Southampton, UK where he continued until 2012. His main research interests are design, development and optical/material characterization of specialty optical fiber for amplifier, high power fiber laser, and sensing application. He has published more than 100 SSCI Journal papers, around 75 International conference papers, has 2 US patents, 1 European patent and 4 book chapters.
Marcos L. Dias Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brazil Biography
Biography of Marcos L. Dias
Dr. Dias is Full Professor at the Instituto de Macromoléculas Professora Eloisa Mano (IMA) of Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). He obtained the degrees in Chemical Engineering and PhD in Science and Technology of Polymers from UFRJ and has research experience in the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, and a Post-Doc at Polytechnic of Milan, Italy. Dr Dias has served as Vice-Director of IMA/UFRJ and received the Award Scientist of Rio de Janeiro State and Productivity Researcher of Brazilian Research Council (CNPq). He is also African Scientific Institute Fellow. His research focuses on polymer synthesis by coordination polymerization, PET recycling and biomaterials. He has supervised more than 40 Master and 28 Doctoral students and published over than 140 scientific papers, 3 books and 300 papers in Conferences and Scientific meetings.
Gennaro Gentile National Research Council of Italy Pozzuoli Italy Biography
Biography of Gennaro Gentile
Dr. Gennaro Gentile, chemist, is a research scientist at IPCB-CNR. His research activities are focused on functional polymer based composite materials. He is a scientific coordinator of several RȦD projects and of the IPCB-CNR laboratory of electron microscopy analysis. He has published more than 100 papers in international journals.
Huixin He Department of Chemistry Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Newark, CA USA
Michele Iafisco CNR - Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics Faenza (RA) Italy
Eslam M.M. Ibrahim Department of Physics Sohag University Sohag Egypt Biography
Biography of Eslam M.M. Ibrahim
Prof. Dr. Eslam M. M. Ibrahim is a full professor for materials scince at Sohag University since 2013. He has published more than 80 publications. He presented many talks as an invited speaker at universities, research institutes and conferences. He is a referee in more than 20 journals. His research interests are novel organic and inorganic nanostructures, different shaped carbon nanostructures, thermoelectric nanomaterials and magnetic nanoparticles.
Puyou Jia Institute of Chemical Industry of Forest Products, Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF) Beijing China Biography
Biography of Puyou Jia
Dr. Puyou Jia obtained a PhD in 2016 at the Beijing Forestry University, China. Then, he joined Institute of Chemical Industry of Forestry Products, Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF). He is an Associate Professor and focus on synthesis of bio-based biomass-based monomers and polymers. He has spearheaded a few interdisciplinary initiatives that combine expertise in the fields of polymer synthesis and materials chemistry. He is interested in the atom-efficient, ecofriendly, highly efficient chemical transformations of a variety of biomass into sustainable intermediates, polymer auxiliaries, bio plastics, elastomers and advanced bio-based materials. He has published more than 100 academic paper.
Tharanikkarasu Kannan Department of Chemistry Pondicherry University Pondicherry India Biography
Biography of Tharanikkarasu Kannan
Dr. Tharanikkarasu Kannan obtained his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. from University of Madras. He has PDF experience from Pusan National University (KRF) and Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JSPS). He has working experience as a Project Officer, Department of Chemistry, IIT Madras and Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi. Now, he is working at the Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University as a full Professor. His areas of Interest include Polymer/Organic Chemistry/Medicinal Chemistry. He has published more than 55 research papers in reputed journals, authored one book in the field of ATRP and written two book chapters.
Kamal K. Kar Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Programmer IIT-Kanpur Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur India Biography
Biography of Kamal K. Kar
Prof. Kamal K. Kar, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science is Umang Gupta Chair Professor from July 2014 to till date. He pursued higher studies from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, and Iowa State University, USA before joining as a Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials science at IIT Kanpur in 2001. He was a BOYSCAST Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA in 2003 (May-December).
Prof. Kar has published more than 160 papers in international referred journals, 110 conference papers, 06 books on nanomaterials and their nanocomposites, 30 review articles/book chapters and more than 55 national and international patents.
I. Kaya Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Çanakkale Turkey Biography
Biography of I. Kaya
Dr. İsmet Kaya obtained a Ph.D. (1995) in Polymer Chemistry from Fırat University (Turkey). Her main research areas are polymeric materials for advanced technologies for the past 20 years and on the molecular design and synthesis and characterization of oligo-polyphenols/polymers, electrical conductivity, chemical kinetic, chemical kinetic of thermal degradation, cure of epoxy resins, and gas-separating ability. He has over 230 papers published in international journals and one book chapter.
Byoung-Suhk Kim Department of Organic Materials & Fiber Engineering Jeonbuk National University Jeonju-si South Korea Biography
Biography of Byoung-Suhk Kim
Dr. Kim obtained his Ph.D. in polymer chemistry in 1999 from Hokkaido University, Japan. He was a recipient of Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany, also worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the University of Connecticut, USA and Shinshu University, Japan. He is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Organic Materials and Fiber Engineering, Jeonbuk National University, Republic of Korea. His research interest are super capacitors, energy nanomaterial, Nano carbons and carbon fibers, functional Nano fibers, electro catalysts, metal nanoparticles, biosensors, fuel cells, layer-by-layer self-assembled thin films and capsules, nanostructured molecular nanocomposites, hydrogels, and hybrid POSS materials.
Santosh Kumar Department of Chemistry Konkuk University Coimbra Portugal Biography
Biography of Santosh Kumar
Dr. Santosh Kumar received his B.Sc, M.Sc. and D. Phil. from University of Allahabad, India. He worked as a Research Associate at Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India. He was awarded CAS-TWAS Postdoctoral fellowship and worked at Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. Later he joined as a KU Brain Pool Professor at the Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea. He is working in Chemistry Centre, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. During his career, Dr. Kumar has published a number of articles and book chapters, attended and participated in local and international workshops, and conferences.
Mohammed Lahcini Faculty of Sciences and Technologies of Marrakech Cadi Ayyad University Marrakech Morocco Biography
Biography of Mohammed Lahcini
Dr. Mohammed Lahcini received both his Master and Ph.D. from the University of Bordeaux 1- France in 1991 and 1994, respectively. He started his academic career at Cadi Ayyad University in 1995 as an Assistant Professor and was appointed as a Full Professor in 2002. He was a visiting scientist at Helsinki University (2002-2012), University of Hamburg (2006-2015), University of Rouen (2010-2012), Qatar University (2013-2016), Zagreb University and Orléans University (2019). In 2013, he was the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Research award for Experienced Researchers. His research covers organometallic and macromolecular chemistry; heterogeneous catalysis for fine chemicals synthesis and homogeneous catalysis in biopolymers and bionanocomposites materials and green chemistry including the chemistry of bio-sourced materials.
Alcides L. Leao Department of Bioprocesses and Biotechnology Sao Paulo State University Sao Paulo Brazil Biography
Biography of Alcides L. Leao
Prof. Leao is full professor of Biocomposites and Bioenergy, Department of Biotechnology and Bioprocess, Sao Paulo State University – UNESP, Brazil. His interests are: natural polymers composites; biofuel and smart materials. Published more than 100 papers; 30 book chapters, attended more than 300 international meetings. Visiting scientist at Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI; visiting professor at Univ. of Toronto and currently at Queensland University of Technology. Founder of: The Water Safe Company; Plastitech; Nanoway and Tech Easy. Coordinator of international and national projects; FAO consultant in several countries; Chair of the Consultative Committee of the Common Fund For Commodities, Amsterdam.
Yung-Chun Lee Department of Mechanical Engineering National Cheng Kung University Tainan Taiwan Biography
Biography of Yung-Chun Lee
Dr. Yung-Chun Lee received his Ph.D. degree in Theoretical and Applied
Mechanics from Northwestern University in 1994. He joined the Department of
Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, in 1997 and is
now a Distinguished Professor there. Dr. Lee’s research areas include ultrasound
non-destructive evaluation, piezoelectric devices, excimer laser micromachining,
nano-imprinting, contact printing, roller imprinting, and maskless lithography. He
has published 100 plus SCI-indexed journal papers and 2 book chapters. He
received the 2018 Outstanding Research Award from the Minister of Science and
Technology (MOST) of Taiwan. He has been the PI of several major research
projects on developing advanced micro/nano-fabricating methods for industrial
Pei Li College of Materials Science and Engineering Beijing University of Chemical Technology Beijing China Biography
Biography of Pei Li
Dr. Pei Li received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2001 and 2004 respectively. Later on, Dr. Li obtained his Ph.D. degree from University of Toledo in Ohio, USA, in 2010. In 2013, he joined as an Associate Professor in the College of Materials Science and Engineering at Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China, and is currently working there. Dr. Li has published over 50 articles in the areas of gas separation membranes, nanofiltration, electrospinning, pervaporation, and forward osmosis.
Xinghai Liu Department of Printing and Packaging Wuhan University Wuhan China Biography
Biography of Xinghai Liu
Dr. Liu Xinghai is an Associate Professor at Wuhan University’s Printing and Packaging Engineering department. Liu received his Ph.D in Polymer Chemistry from Wuhan University, China. Dr. Liu’s main research interests are: (1) Flexible film sensor for detecting the small molecules about environmental parameter changes,such as temperature, humidity and harmful substance, which are used in food and drug safety monitoring and environmental analysis；(2) Intelligent Packaging Materials, for instance freshness indicator, TTIs, packing leak indicator etc, which are applied in food and drug quality monitoring, cold chain environmental monitoring and other fields; (3)Extraction of natural active substances and their applications in ink, food preservation and antibacterial, which are used in natural green ink, food preservation and antibacterial fields.
Elizabete F. Lucas MA – Institute of Macromolecules Professor Eloisa Mano Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brazil Biography
Biography of Elizabete F. Lucas
Dr. E.F. Lucas is a Chemical Engineer (UERJ) and completed, MSc and DSc. (in Polymer Science and Technology) and MBA. She is a Full Professor at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She is the Director of Laboratory of Macromolecules and Colloids Applied to the Petroleum Industry. She is a Coordinator of Human Resources Program – Brazilian National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels, 2019-2024. Her Researches in polymers applied to petroleum industry. Her Publication includes 2 dictionaries, 2 books, 1 chapter of book, 1 chapter of encyclopedia, 4 Brazilian patents and 161 papers published.
Fabricio Machado Institute of Chemistry University of Brasília Brasilia Brazil Biography
Biography of Fabricio Machado
Dr. F. Machado Chemical Engineer, received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – PEQ/COPPE/UFRJ with a collaborative period at Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 – CPE/Lyon/France. Worked in the QUATTOR Petrochemical Co. focused on the continuous improvement of polypropylene industrial processes. Started as Professor in the Technological Chemistry Division at the Institute of Chemistry at University of Brasília (UnB) in June 2009. His scientific research is focused on the development of new polymeric materials with improved properties, as well, modeling, optimization, monitoring and control for the development of chemical processes.
Elayaperumal Manikandan Department of Physics B.S. Abdur Rahman University Vellore India
Claudia Regina E. Mansur Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brazil Biography
Biography of Claudia Regina E. Mansur
Dr. C.R.E. Mansur holds a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master's and PhD in Polymer Science and Technology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Currently, she is an Associate Professor of the Laboratory of Macromolecules and Colloids in Petroleum Industry of Institute of Macromolecules (LMCP/IMA/UFRJ) and works in the areas of Polymers and Colloids applied in the Oil industry and in the pharmaceutical sector, acting mainly on the following topics: treatment of oil and produced water; organic deposition inhibitors; stimulation processes; enhanced oil recovery and controlled release of drugs and cosmetics.
Pradeep L. Menezes Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Nevada Reno Reno, NV USA Biography
Biography of Pradeep L. Menezes
Dr. Menezes is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Nevada, Reno. Before joining the University, he worked as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and Research Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. His productive research career has produced over 100 peer-reviewed journal publications (citations over 3800, h-index - 32), 25 book chapters, and four books. He currently serves as a reviewer on over 50 prestigious journals and as an editorial board member of 10 journals. In addition, he has participated in many national and international conferences in roles such as conference paper reviewer, conference review committee member, conference technical committee member, and session chairman. He has peer-reviewed multiple books, book chapters, grants, and master's and doctoral theses.
Geoffrey Mitchell Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development Institute Polytechnic of Leiria Leiria Portugal Biography
Biography of Geoffrey Mitchell
Dr. Geoffrey Mitchell is a Professor and Vice-Director of the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development at the Polytechnic Institute Leiria in Portugal. Dr. Geoffrey Mitchell carried out his doctoral work at the University of Cambridge in the UK and subsequently held a post-doctoral fellowship at Cambridge and a JSPS Fellowship at Hokkaido University in Japan. He is a Visiting Member of the Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering Department of the Oxford Universities NHS Foundation Trust. He is the editor of a book “Electrospinning; Principles, practice and possibilities” published by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Mahmoud A. Mohsin Department of Chemistry University of Sharjah Sharjah UAE Biography
Biography of Mahmoud A. Mohsin
Dr. Mahmoud Mohsin has a Bachelor degree in chemistry, from the University of Mosul / Iraq. He obtained his M.Sc.(1982) and Ph.D. (1984) degrees in Polymer Science and Technology from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) UK, in the Materials Science Center. Immediately after graduation, he worked as a Senior Research Fellow at Stirling University, UK. In 1990 he joined the newly established the Interdisciplinary Research Center (IRC) in Polymer Science and Technology at Leeds University, UK. In September, 2000 he moved from Leeds University to join the Chemistry Department at the United Arab Emirates University.
Tongyan Pan Department of Engineering University of Northwestern Saint Paul, MN USA Biography
Biography of Tongyan Pan
Dr. Pan has interests in general Materials Science and Engineering including polymeric, ceramics, and composite materials. His research is focused on the area of multiscale and multi-physics modeling of materials. Dr. Pan has led and participated in 30 research projects in the broad areas of polymeric aging, steel corrosion, and degradation of cementitious materials. Dr. Pan has published over 100 peer-reviewed publications and taught the subject of Materials Science and Engineering for ten years. Dr. Pan is a member of several professional organizations including US Transportation Research Board (TRB) and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Ortensia I. Parisi Department of Pharmacy University of Calabria Rende Italy Biography
Biography of Ortensia I. Parisi
Dr. Parisi obtained a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology at University of Calabria in 2007, followed by a Ph.D. in “Environment, Health and Eco-friendly Processes”, with a Ph.D. thesis entitled “Polymeric Materials for Biomedical Applications: Synthesis and Characterization”, from the same university in 2011.
During her Ph.D., she was also a Visiting Researcher at the “Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde” (Glasgow, United Kingdom) carrying out research studies in the field of branched polymers.
Dr. Parisi is a founder and currently the Technical Director of the spin-off company of the University of Calabria “Macrofarm s.r.l.”.
Sérgio H. Pezzin Department of Chemistry - Center for Technological Sciences/CCT Santa Catarina State University Joinville Brazil Biography
Biography of Sérgio H. Pezzin
Dr. Sérgio Henrique Pezzin, Chemist is a Full Professor at the Santa Catarina State University (UDESC), Brazil. He obtained his DSc. in Physical Chemistry (1998) at Campinas State University and worked as a Guest Scientist at the GKSS Forschungszentrum GmbH – Germany (2006-2007) and as visiting professor in Valencia (UPV - Spain). He published more than 70 research articles and book chapters and is currently the leader of the Polymer Materials Group at UDESC, carrying out research on polymer physical chemistry and nanocomposites.
Matheus Poletto University of Caxias do Sul Caxias do Sul Brazil Biography
Biography of Matheus Poletto
Dr. Poletto is a Chemical Engineer and obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Materials Engineering from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Currently, Dr. Poletto is a professor and researcher at University of Caxias do Sul, working with rocket science, polymers and composite materials. He has published more than 100 scientific publications and several book chapters. He is also member of the Polymer Laboratory Research Group at University of Caxias do Sul.
Anjanapura V. Raghu Department of Basic Science Jain University Bangalore India Biography
Biography of Anjanapura V. Raghu
Dr. Anjanapura V. Raghu received his Ph.D. degree in polymer Science from the Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India, and he served as a Postdoc at Energy Harvest-Storage Research Center, University of Ulsan, Republic of Korea. At present Anjanapura serves as a Professor at the Center for Emerging Technologies, Department of Basic Science, Jain University, India. He has published about 60 research articles in reputed national/international journals, 5 book chapters, 25 conference proceedings, and one review article. He acts as a Potential Reviewer for more than 70 international journals. He is editor/editorial board member in many International Journals. He received many National/International award in his credit.
Vijaya K. Rangari Department of Materials Science and Engineering Tuskegee University Tuskegee, AL USA Biography
Biography of Vijaya K. Rangari
Dr.Vijaya K Rangari is a professor at Tuskegee University’s Materials Science and Engineering department, Rangri received his Ph.D in Polymer Chemistry from Osmania University, India and a postdoctoral experience at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India and Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Dr. Rangari’s main research interests are: a) Synthesis of various types of nanoparticles with different shapes and sizes using CVD, sonochemical autogenic pressure reactor and microwave techniques; and b) Development of thermoset and thermoplastic polymeric nanocomposites for structural applications. c) Alignment of acicular nanoparticles in polymeric fibers and thin films through melt extrusion for multifunctional textile and food packaging applications.
Maria L. Rocco Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Alireza Salabat Department of Chemistry Arak University Arak Iran Biography
Biography of Alireza Salabat
Dr Alireza Salabat obtained his PhD degree from the Faculty of Chemistry, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran. He was then worked as a lecturer in Arak University, Arak, Iran. As an academic member, he has worked in the Chemistry department of Arak University investigating on the solution thermodynamics and new extraction systems containing polymer and surfactants. He has worked as a visiting professor in colloid center of University of Bristol. Dr Salabat is working as a full Professor of Physical chemistry, focusing on colloid and polymer chemistry, Nanochemistry and Nanocatalyst at Arak University, Faculty of Science.
Tamer A. Sebaey Prince Sultan University Riyadh Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of Tamer A. Sebaey
Dr. Tamer Sebaey is an associate professor of manufacturing and design at Prince Sultan University. His main research interest is the mechanics of composite materials including impact, crushing, microscale testing and modeling, and, more recently, the environmental degradation of FRP composites. His publication record shows more than 50 journal publications in addition to 25 international conference communications. Current activities of Dr. Sebaey include composites for automotive and thermoplastic composites.
Vitaliy G. Shevchenko Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow Russia Biography
Biography of Vitaliy G. Shevchenko
Dr. Shevchenko graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and technology. He obtained Ph.D. from Institute of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. He also holds DSc. in Chemistry from Institute of Synthetic Polymeric Materials, Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. He has published over 170 scientific publications, 5 books and book chapters. At present he is Leading Researcher at the Institute of Synthetic Polymeric Materials.
Navinchandra G. Shimpi Department of Chemistry University of Mumbai Mumbai India Biography
Biography of Navinchandra G. Shimpi
Dr. Navinchandra Gopal Shimpi has been working as an Associate Professor, University of Mumbai,Mumbai since April 2014. He is the recipient of Young Scientist Award from APA and Dnyanjoti Puraskar. He has published 65+ papers in International Journals of good impact factor and delivered 40+ lectures. He has gudied students for PhD and eight are under working. He is having two granted patent and four are under examination. He has successfully organized national and international conferences with SDP and STTP.
Iis Sopyan Department of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Faculty of Engineering International Islamic University Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Biography
Biography of Iis Sopyan
Dr. Sopyan obtained a Doctor of Engineering degree in Applied Chemistry from the University of Tokyo, Japan in 1996. He joined Faculty of Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia in 2004 and he is currently a professor of materials engineering in the university. His current research activity involves the development of calcium phosphate ceramics for bone substitutes, polymer composites, biopolymers, and functional ceramics for structural, environmental, and energy applications. Dr. Sopyan has published more than 150 scientific publications in refereed journals. He is a member of the Editorial Board of this journal (Current Applied Polymer Science).
Sam-Shajing Sun Department of Chemistry Norfolk State University Norfolk, VA USA Biography
Biography of Sam-Shajing Sun
Dr. Sun received his PhD in polymer chemistry from University of Southern California in 1996. After a postdoctoral research at the Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, Dr. Sun joined faculty team at Chemistry Department and the Center for Materials Research of Norfolk State University in January 1998. Dr. Sun is supervising an organic and polymeric materials research group consisting of materials science PhD and MS graduate students. Dr. Sun is a member and technical referee of several major scientific societies, and he has published and presented extensively in the area of electro-active organic and polymeric materials and devices.
Mehmet A. Tasdelen Department of Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Yalova University Yalova Turkey Biography
Biography of Mehmet A. Tasdelen
Dr. Mehmet Atilla Tasdelen completed B.Sc. (2000) degree at Chemistry Department of Ege University, M.Sc (2002) and Ph.D (2008) degrees at Polymer Science and Technology Programme of Istanbul Technical University under the supervision of Prof. Yusuf Yagci. He joined Yalova University, Department of Polymer Engineering in July, 2010 as an assistant professor and in February 2013 he was promoted to full associate professor. He is co-author of more than 90 original research papers and several book chapters.
Sarute Ummartyotin Department of Physics Thammasat University Khlong Luang Thailand Biography
Biography of Sarute Ummartyotin
Dr. Ummartyotin received PhD in polymer science at The Petroleum and Petrochemical College, Chulalongkorn University in 2011 and spent for a year as postdoctoral fellowship Research Associate at Center of Biocomposite and Biomaterials Processing, University of Toronto, Canada. In 2015, he was promoted as an Assistant Professor in materials science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Thammasat University, Thailand. He specialized in bio-based composite materials, cellulose technology, chitin and chitosan as application such as electronic device, hydrogel in medical technology, as well as food contact materials, photocatalytic process for wastewater treatment. He holds Toray Thailand Science Foundation Awards 2017.
Kai Wang Department of Materials Science and Engineering The Pennsylvania State University University Park USA Biography
Biography of Kai Wang
Dr. Kai Wang is serving as Research Assistant Professor in Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Kai received his PhD in Polymer Engineering from The University of Akron in 2017 and joined Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems (CEHMS), Virginia Tech as a Postdoctoral Associate in the same year. His research interests include conjugated polymers, polymeric semiconductors, polymer solar cell and photodetectors, halide perovskites, and bio-inspired photo-electronics. So far, Kai has published over 60 peer-reviewed high impact journal papers covering these topics.
Xing Wang Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing China Biography
Biography of Xing Wang
Dr. X. Wang received his Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS), and was appointed as an Assistance Professor in ICCAS. His research interests are design, synthesis and application of biodegradable polymers and organic nanoparticles for self-assembly, imaging, drug delivery. Current work focuses on polymeric and dendritic design and synthesis, self-assembly, pharmaceuticals, micro/nano hydrogel, controlled drug delivery and drug-loaded implants.
Yong Wang School of Materials Science and Engineering Southwest Jiaotong University Chengdu China Biography
Biography of Yong Wang
Dr. Yong Wang obtained Ph. D. in Polymer Physics and Chemistry from Sichuan University and joined Southwest Jiaotong University in 2004. He was awarded Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship in 2004 and the ‘Renewed Research’ from AvH in 2014. Dr. Wang has served as a professor of Polymer Science and Engineering and director of Polymer Materials and Engineering Department in Southwest Jiaotong University since 2010. His research activities are mainly related to polymeric composites, and he has authored more than 160 peer-reviewed articles in international journals with more than 2000 citations.
Ufuk Yildiz Department of Materials Science and Engineering Kocaeli University Kocaeli Turkey Biography
Biography of Ufuk Yildiz
Dr. Yildiz studied chemistry at Karadeniz Technical University, finishing his Ph.D. in 1998 supervised by Prof.Baki Hazer. He came to Kocaeli University as an Assistant Professor in 1998. After postdoctoral work on miniemulsion and emulsion polymerization with Prof. Markus Antonietti, Dr Katharina Landfester and Dr Klaus Tauer at Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (Golm, Germany). He returned to Turkey and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2004. He was a visiting scientist at the University of Liverpool, Department of Chemistry within the Centre for Materials Discovery working with Prof. Andy Cooper and Dr. Jon Weaver (2008). He became a full professor in 2009. His research interests include macroinitiators, heterophase polymerization, polymeric phthalocyanines and hydrogels. Dr.Yildiz is currently one of the Editors of "Current Applied Polymer Science" journal, published by Bentham Science Publishers.
Haijun Yu Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai China Biography
Biography of Haijun Yu
Dr. Haijun Yu earned his Ph.D. from Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. After postdoc training at Ludwig-Maximillians University, UTSouthwestern Medical Centre at Dallas and Tohoku University (Japan), he was appointed as an Associate Professor at Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, CAS since 2012. Thereafter, he was promoted to a Professor in Pharmaceutics. He is engaged in the research of polymer-based stimuli-responsive drug delivery systems and cancer theranostics. He has authored > 80 SC indexed publications with total citation > 2000. Dr. Yu is also the receptor of China National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholarship.
Weifeng Zhao College of Polymer Science and Engineering Sichuan University Chengdu China Biography
Biography of Weifeng Zhao
Prof. Weifeng Zhao received his BS degree in Polymer Science & Engineering from Sichuan University in 2009 and then obtained his PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from Sichuan University in 2014. He received another PhD degree in Fibre and Polymer Science at KTH Royal Institute Technology in 2015. Afterwards, Dr. Zhao joined College of Polymer Science and Engineering, Sichuan University as an Associate Professor since 2016. Dr. Zhao’s research interests are mostly focused on the development of bio- and blood-compatible polymers and functional hydrogels. Prof. Weifeng Zhao has published more than 90 papers in international journals, and co-chaptered 5 books.
Marco A. de Paoli Department of Chemistry State University of Campinas Campinas Brazil Biography
Biography of Marco A. de Paoli
Dr. M.A. de Paoli graduated (Bachelor) in Chemistry from the University of Brasília (1970) and PhD in Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry) from the University of São Paulo (1974). He was a fellow at the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, a researcher at several European institutions and a Visiting Professor at the Università La Sapienza in Rome, Italy. He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Commander and Grand Cross of the Order of Scientific Merit of Brazil. He is currently a Collaborating Researcher at the State University of Campinas. He has supervised 70 graduate students, Masters and Doctors. He has extensive experience in the area of Chemistry, with an emphasis on Polymers and Electrochemistry, currently working on the following themes: degradation and stabilization of polymers, formulation of thermoplastics, polymeric composites with vegetable fibers, polymeric blends, photoelectrochemistry and polymeric solid electrolytes. He has worked on research projects in interaction with the industrial sector and has several national and international patents. The current interest in research is focused on "polymeric materials with low environmental impact".
Associate Editorial Board Members
S.W. Ali Department of Textile and Fibre Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Delhi India Biography
Biography of S.W. Ali
Dr. S. Wazed Ali is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Textile and Fibre Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. After obtaining his PhD degree from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, he joined GE (General Electric) India Technology Centre Pvt. Ltd. (JFWTC), Bangalore as a Research Scientist and subsequently worked as a Scientist at SABIC Research and Technology Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore before joining IIT Delhi in 2014. He has been awarded with 'Commonwealth Split-Site Doctoral Fellowship' 2008 by the Commonwealth Fellowship Commission, London. He was a recipient of 'Bolton Fellowship' from the University of Bolton, UK for his PhD program at IIT Delhi. He was also awarded with 'Gold Medal' from IIT Delhi in 2006. He has published several research papers in different international peer reviewed journals. He has edited book, co-authored a number of book chapters in various books. He is also an editorial board member of the American Journal of Polymer Science and Technology. His current research areas are smart polymers and textiles, novel nanoparticles for functional soft matters, green chemistry for value added fibrous and polymeric structures.
Rajiv Kumar Department of Physics Goswami Ganesh Dutt Sanatan Dharam College Hoshiarpur India Biography
Biography of Rajiv Kumar
Dr Rajiv Kumar is currently working as an Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Goswami Ganesh Dutt Sanatan Dharam College, Hariana, Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India. He has 20 years of teaching experience and 13 years of research experience. He has published 33 research papers in various International journals (published by Elsevier, Springer, Bentham Science, ICE publishers, I-Manager’s Publishers etc). He has participated and presented papers in more than 40 International and National conferences. He has been a reviewer of various International journals and reviewed 275-Research papers. He won “Publons Peer Review Award 2018” and “Publons Peer Reviewers Award 2017.”
Hongtao Liu School of Materials Science and Engineering Wuhan Textile University Wuhan China Biography
Biography of Hongtao Liu
Dr. Hongtao Liu earned his PhD in Fiber and Polymer Science from
Donghua University, Shanghai, China. He was ever a postdoctoral
researcher in Université de Montpellier, France. Currently, Dr. Liu is an
associate professor in Wuhan Textile University, Wuhan, China. His
research interests are the structure and properties characterization of
textile fibers, polymers, composites and oligopeptides. He is a member
of the national technical committee on chemical fibers of standardization
administration of China. He has published more than 70 scientific
publications and has been serving as an associate editorial board
member of Current Applied Polymer Science since 2020.
P.H.S. Piccani Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brazil Biography
Biography of P.H.S. Piccani
Prof. Paulo Picciani holds a degree in Chemical Engineering at Federal University of Paraná (2001), a master's degree in Analytical Chemistry at Federal University of Paraná (2004) and a doctorate in Science, Science and Polymer Technology at Macromolecules Institute of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2008). He is currently an associate professor at the Institute of Macromolecules Professor Eloisa Mano, where he works in the field of polymeric biomaterials devices and applications. Paulo has experience in the area of Science and Technology of Polymers with an emphasis on polymeric nanostructures and electroactive polymers, acting mainly on the following themes: conductive polymers, nanostructured materials, biomolecules and tissue engineering. He is currently a Young Researcher in Our State - FAPERJ.
Vijai K.R. Tangadanchu Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, MO USA Biography
Biography of Vijai K.R. Tangadanchu
Vijai Kumar Reddy Tangadanchu earned PhD on the total synthesis of bioactive lipids at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, India, and then moved to Southwest University, China to pursue his postdoctoral research. His postdoctoral research is focused on the development of novel methods to facilitate the discovery of bioactive novel azole hybrids, and their in vitro potential biological applications. Currently, he is working as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, USA. His current research focuses on the design and development of novel PET radiopharmaceuticals for quantifying receptors, enzymes and transporters in the central nervous system (CNS). These imaging agents are used for diagnosing early-stage neurological disorders and assessing disease progression, as well as monitoring the therapeutic efficacy of treatment for CNS disorders.
Executive Guest Editor
Sarvesh K. Pandey Department of Chemistry Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Bangalore India Biography
Biography of Sarvesh K. Pandey
Dr. Sarvesh Kumar Pandey completed his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) and Master of Science (M.Sc) from University of Lucknow, India in 2008 and 2010, respectively. After cracking CSIR-UGC (NET-JRF), GATE, and BARC national level exams, he joined the Department of Chemistry, Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT-K), India for his Ph.D. program and obtained his doctoral degree in 2018. After receiving his Ph.D., he served as a Project Scientist at IIT-K. He achieved several prestigious awards for his research contribution in the field of computational chemistry (electronic structure calculations). He is working as a Computational Chemist. DSKP is currently affiliated with the Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry (IPC), Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru (IISc), India. Computational experiments on various kinds of molecular/ionic species in Chemistry, Astrochemistry and material science research fields are his one of the prime research interests.