Dr. Yanhui Li
      Associate Professor

      School of Energy and Power Engineering
      Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Dr. Yanhui Li   is an associate professor in Xi'an Jiaotong University, China. He ever studied at the University of California at Berkeley as a Joint doctoral student. He has presided and participated in over more than 20 national, provincial and ministerial research topics and projects commissioned by enterprises. He has published more than 100 high-level academic publications in Corrosion Science, Chemical Engineering, Water Research, Journal of Supercritical Fluid, etc., more than 70 SCI-indexed papers, and 40 papers as the first author or corresponding author. He cited more than 1200 times, and the H10 index was 43. He has authorized 83 patents in China and 4 patents in the United States, and completed 19 patent technology transformation, which has produced certain economic, social and environmental benefits. He has won two Gold Awards of Shaanxi Science and Technology Workers Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (one ranked No. 1, one ranked No. 2), the 2021 First Prize of Science and Technology of Shaanxi Universities, the 2020 Winning prize of the Global Best Innovation 100 Contest, and other awards and honors.

Speech Title:  To be announced


      Dimitrios Karamanis
      Professor of Alternative Energy Sources

      School of Engineering
      University of Patras, Greece

Prof. Dimitrios Karamanis of Alternative Energy Sources at the University of Patras leading the group of Renewable Energy Sources and Cool Environment. He studied Physics at the University of Ioannina (1986-1990) where he submitted his doctoral thesis (1990-1997). With Postdoctoral Fellowships at CEN Bordeaux (Marie Curie 1999-2001) and University of Ioannina (Marie Curie 2001-2002 and until 2008), Prof. Karamanis has thirty-four years of research experience in the fields of alternative energy sources with special emphasis on wind and solar energy utilization technologies in the last fifteen years. Participating in competitive National and International research programs as scientific coordinator and researcher, he has published over 110 scientific papers in scientific journals, patents and chapters in books with >3600 citations and h-index 37 (Scopus). He serves as Associate Editor of Green Technologies and Sustainability (Elsevier/KeAi). Prof. Karamanis teaches courses on renewable energy sources, energy efficiency and RES applications in Departments of the Universities of Ioannina and Patras since 2006.

Speech Title:  The role of photovoltaics in RES energy transition at the global environment


      Sandhya Babel, Professor

      School of Biochemical
      Engineering and Technology

      Thammasat University, Thailand

Dr. Sandhya Babel is a full professor at the School of Biochemical Engineering and Technology, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Thailand. She did her masters and PhD from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand in field of Environmental Technology and Management. Her main research focus has been on development of low-cost technolgies for the protection of enviornment. Specific research interests include microplastics pollution and uptake by biota, microbial fuel cells, adsorption, photocatalysis, phytoremediation, LCA and membrane technology. She has published over 160 scholarly articles in reputed international journals, three edited books and several book chapters. Her h-index is 35 with a total citation of 9493 based on Scopus database as of May 13, 2024. She serves as the associate editor of Journal of air and waste management asscoiation. She has been listed in the top 2% scientists in the world by Stanford University and Elsevier BV for 4 consecutive years inthe field of Enviornmental Sciences for whole career and single year. She has received distinguished alumni award from AIT and several other awards from Thammasat university for her research contribution. Recently, she is awarded as Distinguished Professor in Science and Technology by Thammasat University, Thailand.

Speech Title: Microplastic Pollution in High Population Density Zones of Selected Rivers from Southeast Asia


      Dr. Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa
      Senior Researcher / Associate Professor

      School of Materials
      And Production Engineering

      King Mongkut’s University of
      Technology North Bangkok, Thailand

Dr. Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa is a Senior Research Scientist / Associate Professor at King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand. He received the B. Eng (Mechanical Engineering) in 2010, M.Tech (Computational Analysis in Mechanical Sciences) in 2013, Ph. D (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Science) from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, India in 2018 and Post Doctorate from King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand, in 2019. His research areas include Natural fiber composites, Polymer Composites, and Advanced Material Technology. He has published more than 300 articles in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals indexed by SCI/Scopus, 10 editorial corners, 80 book chapters, one book, 40 books as an Editor (Published by lead publishers such as Elsevier, Springer, Taylor & Francis, Wiley). He is a lead editor of Several special issues. Based on google scholar, the number of citations amounts to 23200+ and his present H-index is 77 with i10-Index of 302. In addition, I US Patent, 6 UK Design Patent, 1 Thailand Patent and 5 Indian patents are granted. He has received Global Peer Review Awards, powered by Web of Science Group. The KMUTNB selected him for the ‘Outstanding Young Researcher’ Award. He is also recognized by Stanford University’s list of the World’s Top 2% of the Most-Cited Scientists in Career Citation Impact (Top 10th Rank in Thailand and Top 2nd Rank Under Both Materials and Polymers Categories in Thailand). He is listed in ‘Top 100 Scientists’ in Thailand, by AD Scientific Index. (2nd Best Scientist in the Country-Mechanical Engineering, Thailand).

Speech Title: Natural fibers: An environmentally acceptable and sustainable green material for polymer composites

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