Farah Rehan | Nanotechnology |Best Researcher Award

Dr. ‌Farah Rehan |Nanotechnology| Best Researcher Award

Dr at Arabian Gulf University,  Bahrain

With a Ph.D. in Nano Drug Delivery from Monash University and extensive experience in academia and research, I am a dedicated professional specializing in drug delivery and development. Currently leading the Nanomedicine Lab at Arabian Gulf University, I excel in managing projects, mentoring students, and publishing research articles. Previous roles include lecturing at KPJ Healthcare University and serving as Assistant Professor at Forman Christian College. My research achievements include designing innovative drug delivery formulations for cancer treatment and publishing in top-tier journals. With expertise in nanoparticle characterization and cell culture techniques, I am committed to advancing pharmaceutical science and education.

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Academic Qualifications 🎓

Ph.D. in Nano Drug Delivery, Monash University (2021) Major in Drug Delivery and Development. M.Phil. in Pharmaceutics, University of Central Punjab (2016) Major in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Bronze Medalist). Doctor of Pharmacy, University College of Pharmacy (UCP), University of Punjab (2010). BSc. (Hons), University of Punjab (2009)

Working Experience 💼

Postdoc, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain Duration: Jan 2023 – Present Responsibilities: Leading the Nanomedicine Lab Managing and performing various lab-related projects Mentoring undergraduate students in research projects Writing and reviewing research-related articles and funding applications Lecturer, KPJ Healthcare University, Malaysia Duration: Oct 2023 – Jan 2023 Responsibilities: Teaching modules on Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacy Conducting and Managing Industrial Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology Lab Involvement in curriculum design for pharmaceutics Assistant Professor, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University)Duration: Nov 2021 – Nov 2023 Responsibilities: Teaching modules on Pharmaceutics and Pharmacy Research co-supervisor of MPhil students Conducting and Managing Industrial Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology Lab Research Assistant (M.Phil. student-Pharmaceutics), University of Central Punjab Duration: Oct 2014 – Nov 2016 Responsibilities: Assisting in laboratory research activities Publication of research articles Participation in seminars, conferences, and workshops Medical Writer/Clinical Research Analyst, Soliton Health Technologies Duration: Feb 2013 – Jan 2014 Responsibilities: Conducting meta and systemic analyses Preparation of patient profiles and education documents Handling Clinical Research Projects Student Counsellor, KIPSDuration: Nov 2012 – Jan 2013 Responsibilities: Providing counseling to higher secondary students Reviewing papers and creating critical analysis reports Clinical Support Executive, Sequel Systems Duration: Sep 2010 – Dec 2010 Responsibilities: Generating patient education documents Updating healthcare system protocols Apprenticeship, Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore Duration: Jul 2008 – Aug 2008, Responsibilities: Conducting ward rounds Handling inventories

Volunteer Work 🤝

Institution Ambassador, Shaukat Khanum Hospital Duration: Dec 2022 – Present Responsibilities: Liaison between the hospital and university Representing the hospital’s mission in the university Mentor, Monash University Australia 0 Comments in moderation Duration: March 2021 – Present Responsibilities: Career counseling of undergraduates/postgraduates Mentoring in professional development Mentor, Controlled Release Society Duration: Feb 2022 – July 2022Pharmacy School Representative, Monash University Postgraduate Association Duration: Jan 2019 – Dec 2019Responsibilities:Chairing conference committees Engaging with school management Providing insights on postgraduate student issues

Research Achievement 🏆

  • Designed novel casein nano micelles formulations for effective oral drug delivery against breast cancer, Published research articles and review articles in Q1 journals, Presented research results at international conferences, Won travel grants and publication awards during Ph.D.

Research Skills 🔬

  • Formulation of multi-functional nanoparticles, Characterization of nanoparticles and drug-loaded complexes, Cell culture techniques, Animal handling and toxicological studies

 

Publications Top Notes 📝

Casein Nanomicelle as an Emerging Biomaterial—A Comprehensive Review

  • Authors: F. Rehan, N. Ahemad, M. Gupta
  • Journal: Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces
  • Year: 2019
  • Volume: 179
  • Pages: 280-292
  • Citations: 118

Optimization and Formulation of Nanostructured and Self-assembled Caseinate Micelles for Enhanced Cytotoxic Effects of Paclitaxel on Breast Cancer Cells

  • Authors: F. Rehan, N. Ahemad, R.A. Islam, M. Gupta, S.H. Gan, E.H. Chowdhury
  • Journal: Pharmaceutics
  • Year: 2020
  • Volume: 12
  • Issue: 10
  • Pages: 984
  • Citations: 30

Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease in Developing Countries

  • Authors: F. Rehan, A. Qadeer, I. Bashir, M. Jamshaid
  • Journal: International Current Pharmaceutical Journal
  • Year: 2016
  • Volume: 5
  • Issue: 8
  • Pages: 69-72
  • Citations: 23

 

A Comparative Evaluation of Anti-Tumour Activity Following Oral And Intravenous Delivery of Doxorubicin In A Xenograft Model of Breast Tumour

    • Authors: N. Rehan, F., Emranul Karim, M., Ahemad
    • Journal: Journal of Pharmaceutical Investigation
    • Year: 2022
    • Volume: 11
    • Citations: 1

 

Quantum Dots in the Biomedical World: A Smart Advanced Nanocarrier for Multiple Venues Application

  • Authors: SMG Siddharth Singh, Deepika Raina, Dinesh Rishipathak, Kamesh R. Babu, Riya …
  • Journal: Archives of Pharmazie
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 8
  • Citations: 8

 

Biosynthesized Metallic Nanoparticles: A New Era in Cancer Therapy

  • Authors: N.A. Gaffar, M. Zahid, A. Asghar, M.F. Shafiq, S. Jelani, F. Rehan
  • Journal: Archiv der Pharmazie
  • Year: 2024

 

Hafsah Akhtar | Biomaterials | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Hafsah Akhtar | Biomaterials | Best Researcher Award

Dr at COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan

Pranali Parab is a highly skilled researcher with extensive experience in biomaterials and biomedical engineering. With a Ph.D. in Biomaterials from The University of Sheffield and a Master’s in Biomedical Sciences from NUST Islamabad, her expertise spans ceramic and polymer synthesis, chemical characterizations, and cell culture techniques. Pranali has demonstrated leadership as a research associate, lab in-charge, and graduate teaching assistant, supervising numerous projects and interns. She has received several awards and grants for her outstanding contributions to the field. Pranali is passionate about bone repair and regeneration and actively contributes to research and technology awareness initiatives.

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Education🎓

PhD in Biomaterials Faculty of Engineering, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom2017-2022 PhD Thesis: Metal Oxide Substituted Polyurethane foams for enhanced craniofacial bone repair: Exploring the properties of Cerium, Zirconium, and Copper-doped Zinc Oxide nanoparticles as potential additives for bone regeneration and angiogenesis. Project Supervisor: Prof. Gwendolen Reilly MS in Biomedical Sciences School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, NUST Islamabad, Pakistan 2013-2015 Master’s Thesis: Designing and Fabrication of a functional stent graft for the treatment of Oesophageal Cancer (Higher Education Commission funded project). Project Supervisor: Dr. Murtaza Najabat Ali BS in Applied Biosciences Atta ur Rehman School of Applied Biosciences, NUST Islamabad, Pakistan 2009-2013 Bachelor’s thesis: Identification of Mycoviral infections in environmental fungal isolates (Higher Education Commission Project). Project Supervisor: Dr. Muhammad Faraz Bhatti

 

Professional Experience

Research Associate ‘Member Bone Research Group’ Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials (IRCBM), Lahore. 2016-Present Lab In-charge & Advanced User Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope. Graduate Teaching Assistant University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. 2018-2021 Professional Behaviour and Ethical Conduct Module for PhD Students. Diamond Labs. Chemical and Biological Engineering Labs. Department of Mechanical Engineering Labs. Research Supervision Master’s Students (2 Co-supervisions), IRCBM, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore campus. Master’s Students (2 Co-supervisions), Undergraduate Summer Student (1 Co-supervision), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. Research Internees (2) from Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland. Erasmus Research Mobility Program. Intern Seed Biotech Lab, Centre for Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB), Lahore, Pakistan. 2012 (6 weeks) Intern Molecular Biology Lab, Atta ur Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, NUST Islamabad, Pakistan. 2010 (6 weeks)

Academic Projects 🎓🔬📚

Solvent Casting/Particle Leaching (SCPL) Scaffold Synthesis for Craniofacial Bone Repair (Completed) Role of Zinc Oxide in Bone Regeneration (Completed) Cell Attachment and Biocompatibility of Next Generation Oxide Containing Bioactive Scaffolds for Craniofacial Vascularization and Bone Regeneration (Completed) Cell Viability, Mineralization, and Collagen Production of hTERT BMSCs in Basal and Osteogenic Media (Completed) Bioactive Scaffolds for Orbital Floor Repair and Regeneration (Completed) Evaluation of Analgesic Effect of Honey, Mint, Aloe Vera, and Rose Water in Balb/c Mice: Comparative Study (Completed) Development of Novel Biofunctional Polymer-Based Natural Biomaterial Films and Surfaces for Biomedical Applications (Completed) Evaluation of LDA, QDA, and Decision Trees for Multifunctional Controlled Below Elbow Prosthetic Limb Using EMG Signals (Completed) Designing and Simulation Analysis of Tracheal Splint Coated with Adipose Stem Cells for the Treatment of Weak Trachea (Birth Disorder) (Completed)

 

Awards 🏆🎖️

Learned Society University of Sheffield Travel Grant WBC Glasgow 2020 (Virtual), United Kingdom (2020) Learned Society University of Sheffield Travel Grant TERMIS EU MEETING 2019, United Kingdom (2019) Armours and Brasiers Travel Grant TERMIS EU MEETING 2019, United Kingdom (2019) Learned Society University of Sheffield Travel Grant BioMedEng 2019, United Kingdom (2019) Engineering Research Symposium – University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (1st Position – Materials, 2019) 2nd Year Postgraduate Poster Presentation – University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (Runners Up, 2019) Doctoral Academy Award, University of Sheffield for Doctoral Studies (2017) Best Poster Presentation Award, COMSATS University, Islamabad, Pakistan (2014) 3rd Position in Annual Career Fair Poster Presentation ASAB, NUST, Pakistan (2014) Rector’s High Achiever’s Award for Position and Participation in All Pakistan Competitions, NUST, Pakistan (2013) 3rd Position ‘Invent a Blueprint’ All Pakistan Math Olympiad, GIK Institute of Engineering, Pakistan (2012) Member of the Year Award NUST Science Society, NUST, Pakistan (2011) Fauji Fertilizers Company Merit Scholarship (2009-2015)

 

Technical Skills 💻🔧📊

  • Technical Procedures: Ceramic and Polymer Synthesis, Chemical and Physical Characterizations, Cell Culture, ELISA.
  • Equipment Trainings: Fluorescent Microscope, Scanning Electron Microscope, Transmission Electron Microscope, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscope, RAMAN Spectroscopy, Plasma Spray Coating, Confocal Microscopy, X-Ray Diffraction.
  • Technical Software: GraphPad Prism, Image J, Wildfire PRO Engineer, AUTOCAD, SolidWorks, Fusion 360.
  • Application Packages: MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Mendeley, EndNote.

Administrative Skills 📊📝📋

  • Management, Analytical, and Coordination Skills

Extracurricular Activities 🌟📰📚

Founder of ‘The Inside Story’ – A Social Media Project for the Awareness of Research and Technology Among Masses (2014-2016), Author at Student Run Online Magazine ‘I R Nustian’ (2013-2014), Joint Secretary Information, NUST Science Society (2011-2012), Director Public Relations, NUST Science Society (2010-2011)

Research Interests 🧪🔬

    • Biomaterials, Ceramics, and Bio composites for Bone Repair and Regeneration, Multifunctional Biomaterials

 

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Therapeutic efficacy of neurostimulation for depression: techniques, current modalities, and future challenges
    • Authors: H Akhtar, F Bukhari, M Nazir, MN Anwar, A Shahzad
    • Journal: Neuroscience bulletin
    • Pages: 115-126
    • Year: 2016
    • Citations: 60

 

  • Development of K-doped ZnO nanoparticles encapsulated crosslinked chitosan based new membranes to stimulate angiogenesis in tissue engineered skin grafts
    • Authors: L Shahzadi, AA Chaudhry, AR Aleem, MH Malik, K Ijaz, H Akhtar, F Alvi, …
    • Journal: International journal of biological macromolecules
    • Volume: 120
    • Pages: 721-728
    • Year: 2018
    • Citations: 37

 

  • Development of biocomposites from coir fibre and poly (caprolactone) by solvent casting technique
    • Authors: HC Obasi, AA Chaudhry, K Ijaz, H Akhtar, MH Malik
    • Journal: Polymer Bulletin
    • Pages: 1-13
    • Year: 2017
    • Citations: 19

 

  • New biofunctional loading of natural antimicrobial agent in biodegradable polymeric films for biomedical applications
    • Authors: B Ghafoor, MN Ali, U Ansari, MF Bhatti, M Mir, H Akhtar, F Darakhshan
    • Journal: International journal of biomaterials
    • Year: 2016
    • Citations: 18

 

  • Zinc containing calcium phosphates obtained via microwave irradiation of suspensions
    • Authors: AA Chaudhry, H Khalid, M Zahid, K Ijaz, H Akhtar, B Younas, F Manzoor, …
    • Journal: Materials Chemistry and Physics
    • Volume: 276
    • Pages: 124921
    • Year: 2022
    • Citations: 8

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Pranali Parab | Material chemistry | Women Researcher Award

 Ms. Pranali Parab | Material chemistry | Women Researcher Award

Ms. K J Somaiya College of Science and Commerce, India

👩‍🔬Pranali Parab is a dedicated research scholar pursuing a Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry with a focus on synthesizing nanoparticles via green methods. With a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and hands-on experience in laboratory practices, she demonstrates proficiency in experimental techniques and equipment calibration. Her research interests include the application of nanoparticles as catalysts in photocatalytic degradation and reduction of nitrocompounds. Pranali’s participation in conferences, workshops, and projects underscores her commitment to academic and professional growth. Possessing strong communication skills and certifications in advanced computer courses, she is poised to embark on her first professional endeavor.🌟

 

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🔬 Research Scholar

Research student pursuing a Master’s degree by research in chemistry. Conducted in-depth research on the synthesis of nanoparticles via green methods and their applications as catalysts in photocatalytic degradation and reduction of nitrocompounds. Seeking first work experience.

🎓Education

Master of Science by Research: Analytical Chemistry K. J. Somaiya College, Vidyavihar (E) (November 2020 – Present) Bachelor of Science: Chemistry B. N. Bandodkar College of Science, Thane (W) (February 2017 – March 2020) CGPA: 7.44 HSC (Maharashtra State Board) B. N. Bandodkar College of Science, Thane (W) (March 2015) Percentage: 55.40% SSC (Maharashtra State Board) Dr. Bedekar Vidya Mandir, Thane (W) (March 2013) Percentage: 84.20%

 

🎓 🛠️Conference, Workshops and Exhibition

  • Attended National Conference Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences (RACS) at Mithibai College, Vile Parle, Mumbai in 2023.
  • Attended a 3-day workshop on chemical experiments at V. G. Vaze College, Mulund in 2018.

📜Certification

  • Advanced Excel and C++ computer courses from Sai Infotech Pvt. Ltd. in 2018.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Peepal (Ficus religiosa) leaf extract mediated green synthesis of lanthanum and cerium oxide nanoparticles: Characterization and potential biological applications
    • Authors: P Parab, A Pawanoji, A Pawar
    • Publisher: NIScPR-CSIR, India
    • Year: 2024

 

  • Neem extract-mediated La (III) and Ce (IV) oxide nanoparticles probing for their dielectric and biological applications
    • Authors: P Parab, A Pawanoji, A Pawar, M Mahajan
    • Journal: Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
    • Year: 2023

 

  • Recycling and Quality Improvement of Laboratory Chemical Wastes
    • Authors: A Kanojiya, P Parab, R Mandhare
    • Proceeding: Proceeding of
    • Year: 2021

 

Badie Ghavami | Condensed Matter Physics | Best Researcher Award

  Dr . MANISHA RAJORIYA | Green Synthesis| Best Researcher Award

👨‍🏫Profile Summary

Highly accomplished researcher specializing in Condensed Matter Physics, Computational Physics, and Complex Systems. Extensive experience as a Researcher and Post-doctoral Research Fellow at renowned institutions such as the Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM) and Sharif University of Technology. Expertise in quantum algorithms, quantum machine learning, superconductivity, quantum transport, and more. Proven track record of publications in esteemed journals and active participation in scientific conferences and workshops. Proficient in programming languages such as Python, Fortran, and C++, with expertise in simulation software including Quantum Espresso, Lammps, and GPAW. Passionate about advancing knowledge in computational physics and quantum technologies.

🌐 Professional Profiles

 

 

🔬 Research Experience:

2019–Present: Researcher Iranian Center for Quantum Technologies (ICQTS), Quantum algorithm, quantum machine learning, superconductivity, quantum transport, spintronics, quantum optics, and photonics. Nanoscience school, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM),Programming and developing DFT/TDDFT, Machine learning, superconductivity, topological insulator, and quantum machine learning. 2016–2019: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Nano science school, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), Tehran, Iran. Many-body, Condensed Matter, Quantum transport, Topological insulators. 2015–2016: Post-doctoral Research Fellow Physics Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. Condensed matter, Many-body systems, Complex Systems, Monte Carlo, Thermodynamics.

📚 Education:

Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics and Computational Physics (2010 – 2015) Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran. M.Sc. in Physics (Condensed matter) (2005 – 2007) Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran. Bachelor in Physics (Condensed matter) (2000 – 2004) University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran. High-School (1994–1998) Shahid Solaiman Khater High-School, Sanandaj, Kurdistan, Iran.

🎓 Theses:

Ph.D. Thesis: Investigation of electronic structure and quantum transport of Nano-Structure using Density Functional Theory (DFT). M.Sc. Thesis: Study of the steady state of One-Dimensional systems out of equilibrium using the matrix product method.

🌐 Language Skills:

  • English: Good
  • Kurdish: Native
  • Persian: Native

🔍 Research Interests:

Computational physics, Complex systems, Quantum transport, Density functional theory, Many-body systems, Condensed matter, Statistical mechanics, Electrodynamics, Quantum open systems, Quantum optics, Quantum computing, Quantum information, etc.

📖 Teaching Experience:

2018–2019: Solid state physics, nanotechnology physics, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. 2007–2015: Quantum Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics, Solid State Physics, Semiconductor Physics, Electronics Physics, Basic Physics, Physics Laboratory, University of Kurdistan, Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran. Basic Physics, Physics Laboratory, Islamic Azad University of Sanandaj, Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran. Quantum Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics, Solid State Physics, Semiconductor Physics, Electronics Physics, Basic Physics, Optics, Physics Laboratory, Pyame noor University, Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.

📚Top Noted Publication

2. Optical absorption tensors based on C70 trimers and polymers
Authors: Elnaz Rostampour, Badie Ghavami∗, and Karin Larsson
Year: 2024

 

3. Transitions between non-convex to hyperbolic plasmonic regions in the Beryllene-Graphene-Beryllene trilayer structure
Authors: Badie Ghavami∗, Elnaz Rostampour, and Catherine Stampfl
Year: 2024

 

4. Quantum conductance of MoS2 armchair strained nanoribbons: a theoretical study
Authors: F. Tabatabaei, I. A. Sarsari, B. Ghavami, A. Bafekry, and C. Stampfl
Year: 2022

 

5. Charge transport in germanium doped phosphorene nanoribbon
Authors: M. Azizi, B. Ghavami
Year: 2018

 

6. Band gap tuning of hydrogen and oxygen passivated zigzag graphene monoxide nanoribbon: Ab-initio computations
Authors: M. Yaghoobi, A. Rastekar, J. Jahanbin, B. Ghavami, S. Afshari
Year: 2018

 

7. Varistor characteristics of a nano-device containing graphene and oxidized graphene: Verification by DFT+NEGF
Authors: B. Ghavami, A. Rastekar
Year: 2015

 

8. The quantum transport of pyrene and its silicon-doped variant: a DFT-NEGF approach
Authors: A. Rastkar, B. Ghavami, J. Jahanbin, S. Afshari, M. Yaghoobi
Year: 2015

 

9. Multi-switching behavior of hydrogen passivated silicene as molecular junction: A DFT-NEGF approach
Authors: J. J. Sardroodi, S. Afshari, A.R. Ebrahimzadeh, B. Ghavami, M.Y. Notash
Year: 2014

 

10. Perfect Transfer of Quantum States on Spin Chain with Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction in inhomogeneous Magnetic field
Authors: S. Salimi, B. Ghavami, A. Sorouri
Year: 2010

 

11. The discontinuous phase transition for an exactly solvable one-dimensional creating-annihilation system
Authors: F.H. Jafarpour, B. Ghavami
Year: 2007

 

12. Phase transition in a three-states reaction-diffusion system
Authors: F.H. Jafarpour, B. Ghavami
Year: 2007