Abdullah Mohammed |3D-printing | Best Researcher Award

Mr. ‌ Abdullah Mohammed |3D-printing | Best Scholar Award

Mr at College of Dentistry/University of Mosul, Iraq

Abdullah J. Mohammed is a dedicated professional in prosthodontics with expertise in maxillofacial prostheses, laser welding, and dental implants. Holding an MSc in Prosthodontics and currently pursuing a Ph.D., he specializes in the topology optimization of metallic denture bases. With extensive teaching and clinical supervision experience, Abdullah has contributed significantly to dental education and patient care. His research, showcased in numerous published articles, focuses on topics such as the influence of Co-Cr thickness on color parameters and the biocompatibility of soldering materials. Committed to advancing dental prosthetics, he explores innovative techniques like additive manufacturing and nanoparticle incorporation for enhanced clinical outcomes.

Profile

 

Education 📚

PhD Student (2021-2022) Topic: Topology optimization of the metallic denture base. MSc in Prosthodontics (2009) College of Dentistry, Mosul University. Thesis: “The effect of laser welding on the tensile strength and radiographic analysis of cobalt chromium repaired joints.” BDS (2002) College of Dentistry, Mosul University. Training Course at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey (2009) Laboratory steps of construction of fixed dental prostheses.

Work Experience 💼

Assistant Lecturer (2009) Responsibilities: Clinical supervisor in the Department of Prosthodontics for 4th and 5th undergraduate students. Lecturer (2013) Responsibilities: Teaching dental materials for 2nd-stage undergraduate students. Clinical supervisor in the Department of Prosthodontics for 4th undergraduate students. Head of the Central Lab (2012-2014) College of Dentistry, Mosul University. Responsibilities: Supervised the construction of fixed and removable dental prostheses. Head of the Dental Educational Hospital (Dec. 2017 – July 2018) College of Dentistry, Mosul University. Responsibilities: Overseeing operations and administration of the dental educational hospital. Member of the Committee of Maxillofacial Restorations (2012-2014) Responsibilities: Contributed to decision-making and planning regarding maxillofacial restorations.

Field of Interest 🌟

  • Maxillofacial prostheses
  • Laser welding
  • Dental implants
  • Fixed partial dentures
  • Additive manufacturing

Publications Top Notes 📝

    • The role of internal architecture in producing high-strength 3D printed cobalt-chromium objects
      • Journal: The Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics
      • Year: 2024
      • DOI: 10.4047/jap.2024.16.2.91
      • Contributors: Abdullah Jasim Mohammed; Ahmed Asim Al-Ali
      • Abstract: This article likely explores the significance of internal architecture in creating high-strength 3D printed cobalt-chromium objects, contributing to advancements in prosthodontics and dental implantology.
    • Biocompatibility of Soldering Materials Used for Repair of Cobalt Chromium Joints
      • Contributors: Abdullah Mohammed
      • Abstract: This study examines the biocompatibility of soldering materials employed for repairing cobalt-chromium joints, aiming to ensure safety and efficacy in dental prosthetic repair procedures.
    • Degree of conversion of modified heat cured acrylic resin
      • Contributors: Abdullah Mohammed
      • Abstract: This article likely investigates the degree of conversion of modified heat-cured acrylic resin, which is essential for assessing the polymerization efficiency and mechanical properties of dental prosthetic materials.
    • Effect of Curing Method on the Color of Vinyl Addition Cured Silicon (Effect of processing temperature on the color parameters of maxillofacial silicon)
      • Contributors: Abdullah Mohammed
      • Abstract: This study likely examines the impact of curing methods on the color stability of vinyl addition-cured silicone used in maxillofacial prosthetics, providing insights into optimizing processing techniques for aesthetic outcomes.
    • Feeding Obturator: Indications, Types, and Benefits. A Literature Review
      • Contributors: Abdullah Mohammed
      • Abstract: This review article likely discusses the indications, types, and benefits of feeding obturators, which are specialized prosthetic devices used to aid in feeding for individuals with oral or maxillofacial defects.
    • The Effect of Adding Nanoparticles to Dental Porcelain on the Fracture Resistance and Bond Strength to Zirconia Core
      • Contributors: Abdullah Mohammed
      • Abstract: This study likely investigates the impact of incorporating nanoparticles into dental porcelain on fracture resistance and bond strength to zirconia cores, aiming to enhance the mechanical properties of dental restorations.
    • The Effect of Laser Welding on the Tensile Strength and Radiographic Analysis of Co-Cr Repaired Joints
      • Contributors: Abdullah Mohammed
      • Abstract: This article likely explores the effects of laser welding on the tensile strength and radiographic analysis of cobalt-chromium repaired joints, offering insights into the efficacy of laser welding techniques in dental prosthetic repair.
    • The Effect of Nanoparticles Addition on the Physical Properties of the Maxillofacial Silicone: A Literature Review
      • Contributors: Abdullah Mohammed
      • Abstract: This literature review likely summarizes the effects of nanoparticle addition on the physical properties of maxillofacial silicone, providing an overview of advancements in materials science for facial prosthetics.

 

hrishti Singh | Biomedical Engineering | Women Researcher Award

 Dr. hrishti Singh | Biomedical Engineering | Women Researcher Award

 Dr. George Mason University, United States

👩‍🔬 With 5 years of experience as a biomedical engineer, scientist, and entrepreneur, I specialize in developing translational contrast agent platforms for enhancing early-stage tumor diagnosis. Additionally, I possess 1 year of healthcare product management experience as a Co-Founder of a biotech start-up. My expertise lies in problem-solving, stakeholder relationship management, and project planning, with a strong passion for innovation and improving patient outcomes through healthcare product development and leadership.

 

Profile

Scholar

Education 📚

PhD in Bioengineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (Aug. 2017 – Dec. 2022)Masters in Biomedical Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT (Aug. 2015 – Aug. 2017)Bachelors in Engineering (B.E) in Biotechnology, Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka (Aug. 2011 – Aug. 2015)

Technical Skills 🛠️

Languages: Python, Matlab, Perl

Software Skills: Nanoscale Molecular Dynamics (NAMD), Adobe Illustrator

Experimental Skills: Gel Electrophoresis, Western Blotting, Flow Cytometry, Cell Culture, Biomaterial Design, Synthesis and Characterization, Lipid Nanoparticle Synthesis, Rheology of Soft Materials, Cyclic Voltammetry, Electroimpedance Spectroscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), In-vitro Tissue Models, DNA Extraction, Cell Transfection, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA), In-vivo Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Imaging

Research Awards 🏅

WeSci Women in STEM Crowdfunding Campaign Winner, 2023George Mason University Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award, 2023Biomedical Engineering Society Advanced Biomanufacturing (AbioM) Best Graduate Work Award, 2023George Mason University Office of Provost and Executive Vice-President Award, 2018University of Bridgeport School of Engineering Academic Accomplishment, 2017University of Bridgeport Faculty Research Day, Winner of Best Graduate Poster, 2017ASEE Northeast Conference, Honorable Mention in Best Graduate Poster, 2016IEEE CT-IETA, Third Place in Best Graduate Poster, 2016IEEE CT-IETA, Honorable Mention in Best Graduate Poster, 2016Ramaiah Institute of Technology Alumni Association, Best B.E Project, 2015

Highlighted Presentation 🎤

  • Gordon Imaging Institute and MGH, Harvard University (Invite) Aug. 2023
    • Oral: Non-invasive Whole Body PA Imaging of Small Animals using ICG dye constructs. Cambridge, MA

Presentations 📊

Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting Oct. 2022Virginia Catalyst Conference Sept. 2022George Mason University ”Mason Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference” Mar. 2022Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting Oct. 2020Materials Research Society Annual Meeting Dec. 2019

Leadership and Volunteer Experience 🤝

President of Graduate Association for Bioengineering Students at George Mason University.Member of International Student Advisory Board at George Mason University.Responsible for mentoring undergraduate students.Part of Letters to Pre-Scientist Program exchanging letters with middle and high school female students to demonstrate the importance of women in STEM.

Relevant Skills 🧪

  • Nanomedicine
  • Biomaterials
  • Contrast Agents
  • Drug Delivery
  • Photoacoustic Imaging
  • Rational Design of Solutions to Health Problems
  • Grant Writing
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Strong Communication

Entrepreneurial Experience 💼

NIRView Biosciences Inc. (March 2023 – Present)Co-Founder and CEO, Fairfax, VA Responsible for identifying customer needs, conducting product-market fit analysis, and building sustainable business and revenue models. Define the vision of the product and communicate it to the product development team and stakeholders. Proposal writing to secure non-dilutive funding from different government agencies. National Science Foundation I-Corps Entrepreneurial Program (May 2023 – July 2023)Entrepreneurial Lead, NSF I-Corps Bay Area Node, UC Berkley Determined business plans, mission statements, and visions for public health products. Conducted extensive customer discovery interviews to determine product-market fit.

Relevant Media and Websites 📰

Relevant Awards 🏆

Key Personnel and Investigator on NSF Grant Award Number 2325234.1st place winner and Mason’s Choice Winner of Patriot Pitch Competition (2023).2nd place winner of Accelerate Investor Conference (2023) pitch competition.Principal Investigator on NSF Small Business Innovation and Research Grant.Contrast agent technology selected as STAT News Best 64 technologies in the United States, 2023.

Research Experience 📊

George Mason UniversityPostdoctoral Research Fellow (March 2023 – Present)Graduate Research Assistant (August 2019 – December 2022)Graduate Research Assistant (August 2017 – August 2018)

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Title: Synthesis of DNA origami scaffolds: current and emerging strategies
  • Authors: J Bush, S Singh, M Vargas, E Oktay, CH Hu, R Veneziano
  • Journal: Molecules
  • Year: 2020

 

  • Title: Solar cells with PbS quantum dot sensitized TiO2–multiwalled carbon nanotube composites, sulfide-titania gel and tin sulfide coated C-fabric
  • Authors: RK Kokal, M Deepa, A Kalluri, S Singh, I Macwan, PK Patra, J Gilarde
  • Journal: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
  • Year: 2017

 

 

  • Title: Interactions between avidin and graphene for development of a biosensing platform
  • Authors: I Macwan, MDH Khan, A Aphale, S Singh, J Liu, M Hingorani, P Patra
  • Journal: Biosensors and Bioelectronics
  • Year: 2017

 

 

  • Title: Size-tunable ICG-based contrast agent platform for targeted near-infrared photoacoustic imaging.
  • Authors: S Singh, G Giammanco, CH Hu, J Bush, LS Cordova, DJ Lawrence, …
  • Journal: Photoacoustics
  • Year: 2023

 

 

  • Title: A Computational Approach for Understanding the Interactions between Graphene Oxide and Nucleoside Diphosphate Kinase with Implications for Heart Failure
  • Authors: A Ray, I Macwan, S Singh, S Silwal, P Patra
  • Journal: Nanomaterials
  • Year: 2018

 

 

  • Title: Versatile encapsulation and synthesis of potent liposomes by thermal equilibration
  • Authors: SA Roberts, C Lee, S Singh, N Agrawal
  • Journal: Membranes
  • Year: 2022

 

 

  • Title: Increasing Vaccine Production using Pulsed Ultrasound Waves
  • Authors: J Xing, S Singh, Y Zhao, Y Duan, H Guo, C Hu, A Ma, R George, JZ Xing, …
  • Journal: PLOS One
  • Year: 2017

 

 

  • Title: Autonomously Propelled Colloids for Penetration and Payload Delivery in Complex Extracellular Matrices
  • Authors: S Singh, J Moran
  • Journal: Micromachines
  • Year: 2022

 

 

  • Title: Rational design of ICG-based contrast agents for near-infrared photoacoustic imaging
  • Authors: M Hanafi, N Such, G Giammanco, S Singh, D Wegierak, E Abenojar, …
  • Journal: Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing
  • Year: 2024

 

  • Title: Transcranial photoacoustic imaging with ICG J-aggregates for imaging blood-brain barrier leak following LPS-induced neuroinflammation
  • Authors: FJ Bodera, S Singh, R Veneziano, PV Chitnis, MJ McVey, MC Kolios
  • Journal: Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing
  • Year: 2024

 

 

  • Title: Modified j-aggregates and conjugates thereof
  • Authors: R Veneziano, PV Chitnis, S Singh
  • Journal: US Patent App.
  • Year: 2023

 

  • Title: Indocyanine green-based in-vivo photoacoustic imaging contrast agent platform (Conference Presentation)
  • Authors: S Singh, G Giammanco, C Hu, J Bush, LS Cordova, DJ Lawrence, …
  • Journal: Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing
  • Year: 2023

 

  • Title: Computational Investigation of Chirality-Based Separation of Carbon Nanotubes Using Tripeptide Library
  • Authors: S Singh, HR Divecha, A Ayoola, M Xavierselvan, J Devlin, I Macwan
  • Journal: Biomolecules
  • Year: 2023

 

 

 

Serkan Islak | Powder metallurgy | Best Researcher Award

 Prof Dr. Serkan Islak | Powder metallurgy | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. Kastamonu University, Turkey

👩‍🔬 With extensive academic training in metallurgy and materials engineering from Fırat Üniversitesi, Turkey, spanning from undergraduate to doctoral levels, this professional has accumulated a wealth of expertise. Holding positions ranging from lecturer to professor at Kastamonu Üniversitesi, they have contributed significantly to academia. Their administrative roles, including department head and school director, demonstrate strong leadership skills. Engaged in various research projects focusing on powder metallurgy, material production, and composite materials, they have made valuable contributions to the field. Their profile reflects a dedication to both academic excellence and practical research in metallurgy and materials science.🌟

 

Profile

Orcid

Trainings Received 📚

  • Undergraduate: Fırat Üniversitesi, Teknik Eğitim Fakültesi, Metal Eğitimi Bölümü, Turkey, 1998-2002
  • Postgraduate: Fırat Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Metalurji Eğitimi (Yl) (Tezli), Turkey, 2002-2005
  • Doctorate: Fırat Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Metalurji Eğitimi (Dr), Turkey, 2007-2012

Academic Titles 🎓

Professor, Full-time, Kastamonu Üniversitesi, Mühendislik ve Mimarlık Fakültesi, Makine Mühendisliği Bölümü, Turkey, 2022-Associate Professor, Full-time, Kastamonu Üniversitesi, Mühendislik ve Mimarlık Fakültesi, Metalurji ve Malzeme Mühendisliği Bölümü, Turkey, 2016-2018Doctor Lecturer, Full-time, Kastamonu Üniversitesi, Mühendislik ve Mimarlık Fakültesi, Malzeme Bilimi ve Nanoteknoloji Mühendisliği Bölümü, Turkey, 2013-2016Doctor Lecturer, Full-time, Kastamonu Üniversitesi, Cide Rıfat Ilgaz Meslek Yüksekokulu, Makine ve Metal Teknolojileri Bölümü, Turkey, 2012-2013Lecturer, Full-time, Kastamonu Üniversitesi, Cide Meslek Yüksekokulu, Turkey, 2009-2012

Professional and Administrative Experience 💼

Bölüm Başkanı (Head of Department), Kastamonu Üniversitesi, Turkey, 2019-2021Myo/Yüksekokul Müdürü (Director of Vocational School/College), Kastamonu Üniversitesi, Turkey, 2012-2020Yönetim Kurulu Üyeliği (Board Membership), Kastamonu Üniversitesi, Turkey, 2015-2020Anabilim Dalı Başkanı (Head of Department), Kastamonu Üniversitesi, Turkey, 2019-2021Enstitü Yönetim Kurulu Üyeliği (Institute Board Membership), Kastamonu Üniversitesi, Turkey, 2020-2023

Managed Theses 📝

    • Various doctoral and postgraduate theses on topics including powder metallurgy, material production technologies, and composite materials.

Research Areas 🔍

Projects Undertaken 🚀

Investigation of Mechanical Behaviors of 45Mn5 Modified Steel After Surface Modification Processes with Heat Treatment and Melting MethodsNational Scientific Research Project Supported by Higher Education InstitutionsRole: ResearcherDuration: 2003-2005Effect of Sintering Parameters on the Working Performance of Carbide-Tipped Marble Cutting ToolsNational Scientific Research Project Supported by Higher Education InstitutionsRole: ResearcherDuration: 2010-2012Investigation of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Nitride-Based Coatings Produced on the Surfaces of Valves Using Thermo Reactive Diffusion MethodKastamonu University Scientific Research Projects (KÜBAP)Project No: KÜBAP 01 2013 44Role: ExecutiveDuration: 2014-2015Investigation of Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of MgAl cNT Composite MaterialsNational Scientific Research Project Supported by Higher Education InstitutionsRole: ExecutiveDuration: 2015-2016Production and Characterization of MAX Phase Coatings by Thermal Spray MethodNational Scientific Research Project Supported by Higher Education InstitutionsRole: ResearcherDuration: 2015-2016

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Microstructure, wear and corrosion properties of Cu–SiC/WCCo composite coatings on the Cu substrate surface by plasma spray method
    • Journal: Materials Chemistry and Physics
    • Year: 2024
    • Month: February
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2024.128903
    • Contributors: Cihan Özorak; Serkan Islak

 

  1. Title: Microstructure and hardness properties of Ni-Si3N4 composite materials produced by powder metallurgy method
    • Journal: Kastamonu University Journal of Engineering and Sciences
    • Year: 2023
    • Date: December 04
    • DOI: 10.55385/kastamonujes.1357436
    • Contributors: Hasaneen HOUSSAİN; Serkan ISLAK; Uğur ÇALIGÜLÜ

 

  1. Title: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Ti-Cu-Based Materials Produced by Using Reactive Melt Infiltration and Liquid Phase Sintering Techniques
    • Journal: Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis
    • Year: 2023
    • Month: August
    • DOI: 10.1007/s13632-023-00978-8
    • Contributors: Husain Rajab Husain Hraam; Serkan Islak; Abdualkarim Musbah M. Gariba

 

  1. Title: Toz metalürjisi yöntemi ile üretilen Cu-Cr-B4C-CNF hibrit kompozitlerin aşınma özellikleri
    • Journal: Gazi Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Dergisi Part C: Tasarım ve Teknoloji
    • Year: 2023
    • Date: March 25
    • DOI: 10.29109/gujsc.1126339
    • Contributors: Osama KRİEWAH; Serkan ISLAK; Vahdettin KOÇ; İlyas SOMUNKIRAN

 

  1. Title: Microstructure and mechanical properties of aluminium matrix boron carbide and carbon nanofiber reinforced hybrid composites
    • Journal: Science of Sintering
    • Year: 2022
    • DOI: 10.2298/sos2202125o
    • Contributors: Faik Okay; Serkan Islak

 

  1. Title: Wear and Microstructural Properties of Ni-B4C/CNF Composites
    • Journal: Science of Sintering
    • Year: 2022
    • Date: December 10
    • Contributors: SERKAN ISLAK; Vahdettin Koç; Abdualkarim Musbah M. Gariba

 

  1. Title: Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Ti-B4C/CNF Functionally Graded Materials
    • Journal: Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis
    • Year: 2022
    • Month: October
    • DOI: 10.1007/s13632-022-00900-8
    • Contributors: Abdualkarim Musbah M. Gariba; Serkan Islak; Husain Rajab Husain Hraam; Mehmet Akkaş