‌Arash Pakravesh | Thermodynamics | Best Researcher Award

Dr. ‌Arash Pakravesh | Thermodynamics | Best Researcher Award

Dr at Bu-Ali Sina university, Iran

Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering from East China University of Science and Technology, specializing in graphene oxide-supported nanocomposites for pollutant degradation. Currently an Instructor at the University of Minnesota, previously an Assistant Adjunct Professor at UCLA. Extensive teaching experience in mathematics and programming. Recognized with multiple awards, including the Devbhumi Education Excellence Award 2023. Leading research projects in nanozyme synthesis and environmental remediation. Strong skills in heterogeneous catalysis and catalyst characterization, with a proven ability to work in teams and communicate effectively.

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🎓 Education

Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China September 2015 — July 2019
Research Work: Synthesis of graphene oxide-supported heterogeneous nanocomposites for degradation of chlorinated hydrocarbons.M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan September 2010 — December 2013 Research Work: Prediction of oil extraction and yield from pyrolysis of rice bran using Response Surface Methodology (RSM)B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering
University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan August 2005 — September 2009

 

🧑‍🏫 Working & Teaching Experience

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Instructor Aug 2022 – Present Math 2243: Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (Spring 2024, Spring 2023)University of California, Los Angeles, CA Assistant Adjunct Professor Jun 2022 – Aug 2022 Taught introductory programming course in C++ (PIC 10A) Teaching Assistant Aug 2017 – Jun 2021 Courses: PIC 10ABC (C++ programming), PIC 16 (Python with Applications), Math 164 (Fundamentals of optimization), Math 151B (Applied numerical methods) Mentor, Directed Reading Program (DRP) Jan 2021 – Mar 2022Mentored undergraduate students on projects: Unsupervised learning of image segmentation, Generative Adversarial Networks, Applications of mean field games in finance University of California, Los Angeles, CA Research Assistant Aug 2017 – Aug 2022Developed algorithms for Wasserstein distance, fast gradient flows solutions, and mean-field control models George Mason University, Fairfax, VA Research Assistant May 2017 – May 2018Developed deep learning methods for classification tasks Cheiron, Inc., Washington D.C. Actuary Feb 2015 – Sep 2016Actuarial pricing and projection models, actuarial valuation reports

🎖️ Achievements

Devbhumi Education Excellence Award 2023 Awarded By: Chief Minister Uttarakhand, Mr. Pushkar Singh Dhami Date: 27 November 2023 Young Alumni Award in Engineering 2024 Awarded By: Technical Education Minister Uttarakhand, Mr. Subodh Uniyal Date: 27 January 2024 Award for Excellence In Research 2024 Awarded By: EET CRS 7 Continents R&D Awards Date: 10 March 2024

🔬 Ongoing Projects

Foreign Expert Introduction Plan of Henan Province Project: Key technologies and applications of novel nanozyme synthesis in the biomedical industry Role: Foreign Expert Contributor Duration: 2023-2024 Henan Province Postdoctoral Startup Fund Project: Synthesis of Fe-bimetallic Nanocomposite for Degradation of Environmental Contaminants Role: Principal Investigator Duration: 2021-2022 Henan University Post-Doctoral Startup Research Fund Project: Fe-bimetallic Nanocomposite for Environmental Remediation Role: Principal Investigator Duration: 2020-2021

💼 General Skills

    • Ability to Work in a Team
    • Strong Communication Skills
    • Heterogeneous Catalysis
    • Catalyst Characterization

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. PρT Parameterization of SAFT Equation of State: Developing a New Parameterization Method for Equations of State
    • Authors: A. Pakravesh, F. Zarei, H. Zarei
    • Journal: Fluid Phase Equilibria
    • Year: 2021
  1. Prediction of Joule–Thomson Coefficients and Inversion Curves of Natural Gas by Various Equations of State
    • Authors: A. Pakravesh, H. Zarei
    • Journal: Cryogenics
    • Year: 2021

 

  1. High-Pressure Densities of 2-(dimethylamino) Ethanol and 2-(diethylamino) Ethanol: Measurement and Modeling with New Modified Tait and PC-SAFT Equations of State
    • Authors: Z. Mokhtari, A. Pakravesh, H. Zarei
    • Journal: Fluid Phase Equilibria
    • Year: 2023

 

  1. On the Effect of the Hard-Sphere Term on the Statistical Associating Fluid Theory Equation of State
    • Authors: A. Pakravesh, H. Zarei
    • Journal: Physical Chemistry Research
    • Year: 2022

 

  1. Prediction of the Joule–Thomson Inversion Curves for Natural Gas Mixtures by SAFT and PC-SAFT Equations of State
    • Authors: A. Pakravesh, H. Zarei
    • Year: 2016

 

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TONIMA NANDY | Physical Chemistry | Best Researcher Award

 Dr. TONIMA NANDY | Plant Pathology | Best Researcher Award

Dr. S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India.

👩‍🔬 Dr. Tonima Nandy is a highly motivated and accomplished chemist with expertise in spectroscopy, biophysical chemistry, photochemistry, computational chemistry, and molecular dynamics simulation. With a Ph.D. from the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, and post-doctoral experience at the S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, she has conducted groundbreaking research on amyloid fibril inhibition and photophysical properties of amino acids and DNA. With a strong publication record, teaching experience, and technical proficiency in various analytical techniques and computational tools, she is dedicated to advancing knowledge and innovation in chemistry.🌟

 

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Career Objective:

Passionate about tackling challenging problems in chemistry, I aim to leverage my proactive nature and innovative thinking to successfully accomplish projects. With a great enthusiasm for utilizing advanced teaching methods like e-learning, I strive to increase student interest in the subject.

Academic Qualification :

Ph.D. in Chemistry Institution: Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata Year of Passing: 2022M.Sc. in Chemistry Institution: Rajabazar Science College, University of Calcutta Year of Passing: 2015Marks: 72.90%B.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemistry Institution: Hooghly Women’s College, University of Burdwan Year of Passing: 2013Marks: 68.12%12th Grade Institution: Hooghly Girls’ High School Board: W.B.C.H.S.E. Year of Passing: 2010Percentage: 77.40%10th Grade Institution: Hooghly Girls’ High School Board: W.B.B.S.E. Year of Passing: 2008Percentage: 88.88%

Area of Interests: 

  • Spectroscopy
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Photochemistry
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Molecular Dynamics Simulation

Research Profile:

Post-Doctoral Experience:

Institution: S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, KolkataProject Title: Single Amino Acid Tryptophan Induced Amyloid Fibril: Search for Specific Inhibitors in Different Complex EnvironmentsMentor: Prof. Ranjit BiswasResearch Highlights: Investigating amyloid fibril formation by tryptophan and searching for inhibitors to treat related disorders.PhD Thesis:

Institution: Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata Title: Understanding Solvation and Photo physical Properties of Canonical and Noncanonical Amino Acids and DNA in Complex Medium upervisor: Prof. Prashant Chandra Singh Research Highlights: Studying fluorine’s role in modifying photo physical properties of amino acids and interactions between DNA and lipids.

 Awards for Extra-Curricular Activity:

Stood 1st in the Recitation competition for the 45th celebration of Insurance Week organized by Sales Training Centre, Life Insurance Corporation of India (Howrah Division).Held 3rd rank in Recitation competition organized by Directorate of Field Publicity, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India.Secured 2nd position in Recitation competition organized by State Bank of India Local Implementation Committee Cultural Wing Chinsurah.Secured 3rd rank in Recitation competition organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Hooghly, West Bengal, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.Held 2nd rank in Beng. Rhymes competition of the science-based cultural competition organized by Chandannagore Science Club, Hooghly, West Bengal.

 

Publications Top Notes 📝

(i) Title: Inhibition of Amyloid Fibrillation of Single Amino Acid Tryptophan by Tannic Acid: An Insight into Targeted Therapy of Hypertryptophanemia Disorder

  • Journal: J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry
  • Year: 2024
  • Volume: 453
  • Pages: 115660

 

(ii) Title: Substitution Enables Significant New Decay Channels for a Non-canonical Amino Acid

  • Journal: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 24
  • Pages: 17695

 

(iii) Title: Photophysical Properties of Noncanonical Amino Acid 7-Fluorotryptophan Sharply Different from Those of Canonical Derivative Tryptophan: Spectroscopic and Quantum Chemical Calculations

  • Journal: J. Phys. Chem. B
  • Year: 2021
  • Volume: 125
  • Issue: 23
  • Pages: 6214–6221

 

(iv) Title: Fluorine Induced Conformational Switching and Modulation in Photophysical Properties of 7-Fluorotryptophan: Spectroscopic, Quantum Chemical Calculation and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies

  • Journal: J. Photochem. Photobiol. A
  • Year: 2020
  • Volume: 3-4
  • Pages: 100011

 

(v) Title: Molecular aspects of the role of groove and stacked regions of DNA in binding with lipids: Spectroscopic and docking studies

  • Journal: J. Mol. Liq.
  • Year: 2020
  • Volume: 303
  • Pages: 112672

 

(vi) Title: Solvent Organization around the Noncanonical Part of Tyrosine Modulates its Fluorescence Properties

  • Journal: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
  • Year: 2019
  • Volume: 21
  • Pages: 6042-6050

 

(vii) Title: Understanding the Role of Hydrophobic Terminal in the Hydrogen Bond Network of the Aqueous Mixture of 2,2,2-Trifluoroethanol: IR, Molecular Dynamics, Quantum Chemical as Well as Atoms in Molecules Studies

  • Journal: J. Phys. Chem. B
  • Year: 2018
  • Volume: 122
  • Issue: 25
  • Pages: 6616–6626

 

(viii) Title: Hydrophobic fluorine mediated switching of the hydrogen bonding site as well as orientation of water molecules in the aqueous mixture of monofluoroethanol: IR, molecular dynamics and quantum chemical studies

  • Journal: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
  • Year: 2017
  • Volume: 19
  • Pages: 24667-24677

 

Alessia Annibale | Statistical Physics | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Alessia Annibale | Statistical Physics | Best Researcher Award

Dr, King’s College London, United Kingdom

👩‍🔬Dr. Annibale, a Senior Lecturer at King’s College London, emerged from the esteemed group of Nobel laureate Giorgio Parisi at Sapienza University in Rome. Renowned for her groundbreaking contributions to spin-glasses, complex networks, and nonequilibrium statistical physics, she excels in both theoretical frameworks and practical algorithms. Her recent book, co-authored for Oxford University Press, delves into the intricacies of complex networks theory. With expertise in statistical mechanics, she investigates how network structures impact diverse processes like information processing and epidemic spreading. Dr. Annibale pioneers statistical physics methods in understanding the resilience of parallel information processing in machine learning. Exploring biological information processing systems, she utilizes spin-glasses and neural networks theory to decipher cellular thinking and gene-regulatory networks. Her work, published in esteemed journals and recognized in editor’s selections nine times, recently earned her a provisional selection for the Best Researcher Award at the International Young Scientist Awards. Her groundbreaking research on dynamically selected steady states in non-reciprocal networks expands the understanding of disordered systems, bridging equilibrium spin-glasses and dynamical systems theory.🌟

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Main Research Themes and Expertise 🧠🔬

  1. Equilibrium Analysis of Complex Systems
    • Investigates processes on networks such as spin models, Kuramoto oscillators, and epidemic spreading.
    • Explores disordered systems including Neural Networks and Spin-glasses, employing supersymmetric approaches.
  2. Non-equilibrium Analysis of Complex Systems
    • Develops methods like Dynamical cavity and Generating functional analysis.
    • Applies Markov models to stochastic trajectories, studying aggregation, fragmentation, and exchange processes.
    • Examines glassy dynamics, coarsening processes, and fluctuation-dissipation violations.
  3. Networks and Graphs
    • Utilizes null models for network characterization and studies network dynamics.
    • Investigates sampling and inference techniques in network analysis.

Education 📚

PhD in Applied Mathematics, King’s College London (UK), 2004-2007 Thesis on fluctuation-dissipation relations and heterogeneities in coarsening systems. MSci in Theoretical Physics, University of Rome (Italy), 1998-2003 Explored the complexity in the Sherrington-Kirkpatrick model using supersymmetric calculations.

Academic Employment 💼

Senior Lecturer at King’s College London, with extensive teaching and supervisory roles. Directed and coordinated various academic programs and doctoral training initiatives.

Key Duties

  1. Leadership roles in academic programs and doctoral training initiatives.
  2. Extensive teaching and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  3. Involvement in research projects and committees.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Immune networks: multitasking capabilities near saturation
    • Authors: E Agliari, A Annibale, A Barra, ACC Coolen, D Tantari
    • Journal: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical
    • Year: 2013
    • Volume: 46
    • Issue: 41
    • Pages: 415003
    • Citations: 76

 

  1. Title: Constrained Markovian dynamics of random graphs
    • Authors: ACC Coolen, A De Martino, A Annibale
    • Journal: Journal of Statistical Physics
    • Year: 2009
    • Volume: 136
    • Pages: 1035-1067
    • Citations: 65

 

  1. Title: Tailored graph ensembles as proxies or null models for real networks I: tools for quantifying structure
    • Authors: A Annibale, ACC Coolen, LP Fernandes, F Fraternali, J Kleinjung
    • Journal: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical
    • Year: 2009
    • Volume: 42
    • Issue: 48
    • Pages: 485001
    • Citations: 61

 

  1. Title: Extensive parallel processing on scale-free networks
    • Authors: P Sollich, D Tantari, A Annibale, A Barra
    • Journal: Physical review letters
    • Year: 2014
    • Volume: 113
    • Issue: 23
    • Pages: 238106
    • Citations: 60

 

  1. Title: Immune networks: multi-tasking capabilities at medium load
    • Authors: E Agliari, A Annibale, A Barra, ACC Coolen, D Tantari
    • Journal: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical
    • Year: 2013
    • Volume: 46
    • Issue: 33
    • Pages: 335101
    • Citations: 38

 

  1. Title: Spin, bond and global fluctuation–dissipation relations in the non-equilibrium spherical ferromagnet
    • Authors: A Annibale, P Sollich
    • Journal: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
    • Year: 2006
    • Volume: 39
    • Issue: 12
    • Pages: 2853
    • Citations: 36

 

  1. Title: Protein networks reveal detection bias and species consistency when analysed by information-theoretic methods
    • Authors: LP Fernandes, A Annibale, J Kleinjung, ACC Coolen, F Fraternali
    • Journal: PloS one
    • Year: 2010
    • Volume: 5
    • Issue: 8
    • Pages: e12083
    • Citations: 30

 

 

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.

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🔬 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