Sitotaw Erena | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Sitotaw Erena | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

 

Dr at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Sitotaw Haile Erena, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Center for Food Security Studies, College of Development Studies, Addis Ababa University, specializing in environmental planning. His expertise lies in mitigating urban and peri-urban flood hazards through flood mapping, vulnerability assessment, and landscape-based management strategies. With a robust academic background from Ethiopian and international universities, he has conducted extensive research and published numerous papers on flood risk analysis, urban flood vulnerability, and environmental management. Sitotaw also leads impactful projects in environmental and social compliance audits, demonstrating his commitment to sustainable development in Ethiopia.

 

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🌟Qualification

PhD in Environmental Planning Mitigating and Adapting to urban and peri-urban flood hazards through flood mapping, vulnerability assessment and landscape based management strategies

💼Work Experience

March 24, 2023 – Present Assistant Professor Center for Food Security Studies (CFSS), College of Development Studies, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia Teaching and Research. March 2019 – March 23, 2023 Assistant Professor Haramaya University, Ethiopia Teaching and Research. August 10, 2010 – October 2013 Haramaya University, Ethiopia Teaching and Research Lecturer High school teacher Gute High School, East Wollega zone, Wayyu Tuka Woreda, Ethiopia Teaching

 

🎓Education and Training

October 2013 – March 2019 Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Planning Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building, construction and City Development (EiABC), Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. September 11, 2008 – July 22, 2010 Master of Art in Geography and Environmental Studies Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. September 11, 2000 – July 29, 2004 Bachelor of Education in Geography Dilla University, Ethiopia

🧑‍🔬Research Experience

  • Detailed list of research projects and publications available upon request

Publications Top Notes📝

 

  • Title: Impacts of Land Use/Land Cover Changes on the Hydrology of the Fafan Catchment Ethiopia
    Authors: Amare, M.T., Demissie, S.T., Beza, S.A., Erena, S.H.
    Year: 2024
    Journal: Journal of Geovisualization and Spatial Analysis
    Volume: 8(1)
    Article Number: 10

 

  • Title: Flood vulnerability mapping and local mitigation strategies: The case of Adama City, Ethiopia
    Authors: Erena, S.H., Reddy, R.U., Wodnimu, M.A., Mohamed, A.
    Year: 2024
    Journal: Urban Climate
    Volume: 55
    Article Number: 101906

 

  • Title: Land Cover Change Detection and Prediction in the Fafan Catchment of Ethiopia
    Authors: Amare, M.T., Demissie, S.T., Beza, S.A., Erena, S.H.
    Year: 2023
    Journal: Journal of Geovisualization and Spatial Analysis
    Volume: 7(2)
    Article Number: 19

 

  • Title: Customers’ satisfaction towards Addis Ababa City’s minibus taxi service
    Authors: Deyas, G.T., Woldeamanuel, M.G., Erena, S.H.
    Year: 2023
    Journal: Heliyon
    Volume: 9(11)
    Article Number: e22102

 

  • Title: Spatiotemporal trends of NDVI and its response to climate variability in the Abbay River Basin, Ethiopia
    Authors: Hussien, K., Kebede, A., Mekuriaw, A., Beza, S.A., Erena, S.H.
    Year: 2023
    Journal: Heliyon
    Volume: 9(3)
    Article Number: e14113

 

  • Title: Determinant factors hinder urban structure plan implementation: The case of Nekemte Town, Ethiopia
    Authors: Negeri, M.D., Guta, M.S., Erena, S.H.
    Year: 2023
    Journal: Heliyon
    Volume: 9(3)
    Article Number: e13448

 

  • Title: Modelling spatiotemporal trends of land use land cover dynamics in the Abbay River Basin, Ethiopia
    Authors: Hussien, K., Kebede, A., Mekuriaw, A., Asfaw Beza, S., Haile Erena, S.
    Year: 2023
    Journal: Modeling Earth Systems and Environment
    Volume: 9(1)
    Pages: 347–376

 

Rosita Rotella | Public Health | Young Scientist Award

Mrs. Rosita Rotella | Public Health | Young Scientist Award

Rosita Rotella is an accomplished professional with a robust background in nutrition science, quality control management, and international development. Currently serving as the Child Malnutrition Support Programme Coordinator at Change ONLUS ONG in Madagascar, she excels in coordinating and implementing nutritional interventions. With a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science and ongoing PhD studies in Medicine, her expertise spans food quality management, maternal and child health, and community-based research. Rosita’s career highlights include roles in Spain and Ethiopia, focusing on breastfeeding practices and olive oil quality. She is fluent in Italian, proficient in Spanish, English, and French, and adept in digital tools for multimedia and analytics.

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🌍 Projects 🚀

Child Malnutrition Support Programme Coordinator

Change Onlus ONG
Ampefy, Soavinandriana, Madagascar
December 2021 – Current

  • Coordinated activities of a malnutrition support programme.
  • Developed and implemented protocols for treating acute malnutrition.
  • Planned nutrition education events and raised awareness on maternal and child health.
  • Led project development and fundraising efforts.
  • Trained local teams and ensured effective implementation.
  • Managed data collection and coordinated relations with the PAM Madagascar project.

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Food Quality Control Manager

Ristorart Toscana SRL
Catanzaro, Italy
September 2020 – September 2021

  • Managed food production, processing, and packaging quality.
  • Defined technical specifications and procedures for quality control.
  • Monitored and evaluated quality parameters using the HACCP method.
  • Improved production processes and food product quality.
  • Managed labeling, traceability, and environmental disinfection procedures.

Researcher

Comunidad Misionera de San Pablo Apostol
Ethiopia
November 2019 – December 2019

  • Conducted research on breastfeeding practices in rural Ethiopia.
  • Investigated nutritional and sociocultural aspects influencing breastfeeding practices.
  • Developed educational programs to enhance maternal and child health.

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PhD Programme in Medicine

Universitat de Valencia
Valencia, Spain
November 2020 – Current

  • Researching strategies for preventing and treating maternal and child malnutrition in rural Madagascar.

Master’s Degree in Nutritional Science

Università della Calabria
Cosenza, Italy
October 2017 – May 2020

  • Explored the influence of nutrition on human health and well-being.
  • Studied food legislation, biochemical parameters, and food processing techniques.

Erasmus+ Exchange Student

Universitat de Valencia
Valencia, Spain
January 2019 – March 2020

  • Studied health, food sciences, toxicology, and forensic medicine.

Degree in Nutritional Science

Università della Calabria
Cosenza, Italy
October 2013 – October 2017

  • Specialized in nutritional biochemistry and foodborne diseases.

 

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Evaluation of nutritional status using the minimum dietary diversity for women of reproductive age (MDD-W) tool in breastfeeding mothers in Madagascar
    • Authors: Rotella, R., Soriano, J.M., Peraita-Costa, I., Llopis-González, A., Morales-Suarez-Varela, M.
    • Journal: Tropical Medicine and International Health
    • Status: Article in Press
    • Year: 2024
    • Access: Open access

 

  • The Impact of Moringa oleifera Supplementation on Anemia and other Variables during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: A Narrative Review
    • Authors: Rotella, R., Soriano, J.M., Llopis-González, A., Morales-Suarez-Varela, M.
    • Journal: Nutrients
    • Volume: 15
    • Issue: 12
    • Year: 2023
    • Pages: 2674
    • Access: Open access
    • Citations: 4

 

  • Breastfeeding-Related Practices in Rural Ethiopia: Colostrum Avoidance
    • Authors: Olcina Simón, M.A., Rotella, R., Soriano, J.M., Peraita-Costa, I., Morales-Suarez-Varela, M.
    • Journal: Nutrients
    • Volume: 15
    • Issue: 9
    • Year: 2023
    • Pages: 2177
    • Access: Open access
    • Citations: 0

 

shabnam sohrabnezhad | Environmental Pollution | Best Researcher Award

 Prof. shabnam sohrabnezhad | Environmental Pollution |Best Researcher Award

 Prof  at university of guilan Iran

A distinguished academic with a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Guilan University, renowned for expertise in nano-technology and spectrochemical studies. Recognized for outstanding achievements including top researcher accolades and membership in prestigious scientific organizations like TWOES. Dissertation focused on Spectrochemical and Electrochemical Studies of Phenothiazine Dyes in Molecular Sieves. Extensive teaching experience in General Chemistry and Advanced Analytical Chemistry. Research interests span synthesis and characterization of silica nanocomposites for photocatalysis, as well as mesoporous materials for drug delivery. Acknowledged globally as a top scientist, committed to advancing knowledge in chemistry and nano-technology.

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🎓Educational Background:

Ph.D. in Chemistry Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Guilan University, Rasht, Iran (2004). M.S. in Chemistry Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ahwaz University, Ahwaz, Iran (1995). B.S. in Chemistry Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ahwaz University, Ahwaz, Iran (1993)

Honors/Awards/Membership:

Top researcher in the 3rd festival on ranking top nano-technology figures, 15 October 2008, Tehran, Iran. Rated the first participant in PhD exam. Rated the best student in B.S. Top researcher of Guilan University in 2018. Top researcher of faculty of science 2019. Member of Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOES). Recognized as one of the top two percent of scientists in the world according to the announcement of the Elsevier Scientific and Publishing Institute and the research follower of Stanford University researchers (2022, 2023).

Dissertation Title: Spectrochemical and Electrochemical Studies of the Phenothiazine Dyes Incorporated in Molecular Sieves

Taught Courses:

General Chemistry, Advanced Analytical Chemistry (Master student), Chromatography and Separation Methods (Master student), Instrumental of Analytical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

🏅Research Interest:

Synthesis and characterization of mesoporous and microporous silica nanocomposites such as MCM-41 and zeolites and their application in photocatalytic processes. Synthesis and characterization of mesoporous or core-shells such as MOFs or COFs and their application of drug delivery and biology systems.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Application of AlMCM-41 for Competitive Adsorption of Methylene Blue and Rhodamine B: Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies
    • Authors: S Eftekhari, A Habibi-Yangjeh, S Sohrabnezhad
    • Journal: Journal of Hazardous Materials
    • Year: 2010
    • Volume: 178
    • Pages: 349-355
    • Citations: 207

 

  1. Electrochemical Study of Methylene Blue Incorporated into Mordenite Type Zeolite and its Application for Amperometric Determination of Ascorbic Acid in Real Samples
    • Authors: M Arvand, S Sohrabnezhad, MF Mousavi, M Shamsipur, MA Zanjanchi
    • Journal: Analytica Chimica Acta
    • Year: 2003
    • Volume: 491
    • Issue: 2
    • Pages: 193-201
    • Citations: 143

 

  1. The Green Synthesis of Ag/ZnO in Montmorillonite with Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity
    • Authors: S Sohrabnezhad, A Seifi
    • Journal: Applied Surface Science
    • Year: 2016
    • Volume: 386
    • Pages: 33-40
    • Citations: 119

 

  1. Comparison Absorption of New Methylene Blue Dye in Zeolite and Nanocrystal Zeolite
    • Authors: S Sohrabnezhad, A Pourahmad
    • Journal: Desalination
    • Year: 2010
    • Volume: 256
    • Issues: 1-3
    • Pages: 84-89
    • Citations: 106

 

  1. Synthesis and Characterization of CuO–Montmorillonite Nanocomposite by Thermal Decomposition Method and Antibacterial Activity of Nanocomposite
    • Authors: SH Sohrabnezhad, MJM Moghaddam, T Salavatiyan
    • Journal: Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy
    • Year: 2014
    • Volume: 125
    • Pages: 73-78
    • Citations: 96

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