Plenary Speaker

Plenary Speaker:

Prof. Agnieszka Pawlicka obtained her master at Warsaw University of Technology in Poland and her Ph.D. in Chemistry (Physical Chemistry) at the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil in 1993. She is currently Professor at the University of São Paulo. She has published 189 full papers in professional journals and 22 conference proceedings. She is the author of three books and four patents and has received 17 awards. In 2014 she received the scientific title of Professor of Chemistry from President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski. She participated in several scientific international events and was a visiting professor at Warsaw University of Technology in Poland in 2008 and at the University of Malaya, Malaysia in 2011; in 2012-2013 and in 2015 she was a visiting scholar at the lab of Prof. Jerzy Kanicki of the EECS - University of Michigan, MI, USA. She is a member of the editorial board of four international journals and referee of more than 30 magazines and Brazilian and other international science sponsoring agencies. The keywords related to her works are solid polymeric electrolytes, natural polymers, electrochromic devices, thin films, conducting polymers, electrochromism, and ion conduction.
For more detail please see Complete CV

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Prof. Tan Winie received her Ph.D. in Advanced Materials from the Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Malaysia. She is now a Professor at the School of Physics and Material Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. Solid State Ionics and Energy Storage Devices are her main research areas. She has published over 100 research papers in refereed international journals, several book chapters and held several patents and copyrights. She has received several medals and awards in international and national events. She is an Editor of the book Polymer Electrolytes: Characterization Techniques and Energy Applications (Wiley-VCH), Guest Editor of special issues of Materials Today Proceedings (2016 & 2017), Materials Research Innovation (2009) and American Institute of Physics (2009 & 2015), Editors in International Journal of Institute of Materials, Malaysia (IJIMM) and Science Letters. In recognition of her expertise, she has been invited as an article reviewer for several international scientific journals as well as examiners for postgraduate theses. She is an Associate Fellow of the Malaysian Scientific Association (2012–present), Council Member of Institute of Materials, Malaysia (2014-2016) and Member of Malaysian Solid State Science and Technology Society (2009-present).

Plenary Speaker:

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Dr. Rajendra Kumar Sharma, MSc-Physics, MMS-Finance, Ph.D, FMASc

Chairman & MD- Spel Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Pune

Industry Partner –

• Centre of Excellence in Rechargeable Battery Technology, under Meity @ C-MET Pune, • Centre of Excellence for Additive Material under Meity @CMET Pune, Rajendra kumar Sharma has been in the Energy Storage/Capacitor manufacturing field Since 1986, and is the brainchild behind India’s first and only Supercapacitor manufacturing facility, Working Area/Domain,▪ Products – Capacitors, Supercapacitors, Hybrid Supercapacitors, Graphene, Supercapacitors, Lithium-Ion Batteries, Sodium-Ion Batteries, Aluminum-Ion Batteries.,▪ Integration/System Support – PF Correction, Harmonic Mitigation, Renewable Energy, Electric Mobility, ▪ Materials – Activated Carbon, MXene, Graphene, and Active Material for Batteries, ▪ Electronics – System Integration, BMS, PMS, etc, ▪ Special Purpose Machine Development – for Capacitors, Supercapacitors & Ion batteries

Activities & Achievements in Capacitors/Supercapacitors/Energy Storage/EVs:

Developed India’s first Ultra Low ESR Plastic Film Capacitor, (2010), Developed India’s first Activated Carbon Supercapacitor, (2012), Fabricated India’s first rGO based high performance Supercapacitor, (2019), Developed India’s first Lithium-Ion Hybrid Supercapacitor, (2020), With CMET Pune @ CoE-RBT India’s first Indigenous Scalable Lithium-Ion Battery, Developed complete Indigenous Supercapacitor based Electric 2-wheeler, Developed complete Indigenous Supercapacitor based Electric SUV


AWARDS:

Vijayashree Award, Rashtriya Udyog Ratna Award, Times Quality brand Award, Entrepreneur of the year Award, India 5000 best MEME Award, Indian Achiever’s Award for quality Excellence, Achiever’s world leadership award (Moscow), Rashtriya Nirman Ratna Award, SKOCH Order of Merit Award, SKOCH- NSA MSME Excellence Award, National Innovation Leadership Award, Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences, ICONIC Brand of Year 2021, IAF-Atmanirbhar Bharat Award-2021

Honorable Prime Minister appreciated work on RGO based supercapacitors


Affliations & Engagments:

• Indian Science Congress (Permanent Member),• Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences• National Mission for Electric Mobility (Member)• Mission Innovation (DBT-DST): High level stake holder

• Expert Panel Member 2nd Level Evaluation @ DST for IC-MAP• TIFAC-DST (EV & Energy Storage) (Member)• Panel Member for DST’s EV Energy Storage Policy drafting• Validating Panel member for Energy Storage@ TIFAC for AAAN (Action Agenda for Atma Nirbhar Bharat)• International Publications- 3• Board of Studies for – 11 Educational Institutes & Universities• Syllabus committees: 4 Autonomous Government Universities,• Academic Auditor: 1 Eminent National autonomous Institute.

• Industrial Collaborator for DST Research Projects for –12- Government Research Institutes, 11- Government /Private, Eminent Educational autonomous institutes.• Energy Storage application/integration Co-operation for EVs/stationery8 - Corporates, 2-Public Sector, 3-Government Sector• Phd Viva Examiner Panel member- 2 Occasion • Foreign Joint Co-operation- 1 Russia, 2 USA.


Discourse/Invitee Speaker:

National Seminar/Workshop on EV/Energy, Storage by Universities/institutes- 20, International Seminar on Energy Storage/ Materials – 6,  MEITY/DST/DBT/TIFAC/DRDO/ISRO/IEEMA/CII/IEEE Seminars on

Energy Storage/Supercapacitors/Clean Energy/Materials for Energy Storage- 14, Indian Science Congress Seminar Conference on Energy Storage/Materials- 3, National Webinar on Climate Change, Energy Storage, EVs, Motors, FDP – 12, International Webinar across 15 Countries on Challenges Electric Vehicles - 1, Faculty Development Webinar -15


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Plenary Speaker Prof Anshuman Dalvi, India Currently professor in BITS Pilani, Prof Anshuman Dalvi did his M Sc (Physics) in 1997 from the School of Physics DAVV Indore. He did his Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur in 2004 under the guidance of Prof K. Shahi. His research interest lies in fundamental aspects of ionic transport in solids, particularly glasses, glass-ceramics, polymers, and ionic liquid confined energy materials. He is also interested in the application of fast ionic solid electrolytes to energy storage devices particularly Li+ and Na+ ion-based all-solid-state supercapacitors and batteries. He has been serving BITS Pilani for almost 18 years. His lab at BITS Pilani, India is fully equipped with fabrication and characterization facility for all-solid-state supercapacitors. The lab is also equipped with fundamental sophisticated materials characterization facility.

He has been an INSA fellow for international bilateral prgramme to work in Warsaw University of Technology, Poland in 2014. He has about 70 indexed international publications out of which 40 reputed Journals. He headed the Physics department of BITS Pilani for one full term, and currently serves as Associate Dean for faculty affairs. 
https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/pilani/adalvi/profile

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Plenary Speaker Prof. S.A. Hashmi is presently at the Department of Physics & Astrophysics University of Delhi, India. His presently working in different fields related with energy materials and devices such as        

  1. Electroactive polymers for Batteries and Supercapacitors. Current interest is devoted towards the:
  2. Development of magnesium and sodium rechargeable batteries using gel polymer electrolytes,
  3. Development of solid-state and flexible supercapacitors based on carbonaceous materials and conducting polymer electrodes, and gel polymer electrolytes, and
  4. Development of thermally and electrochemically stable polymer electrolytes for their application in energy storage devices.

Prof Hashmi has published Six Edited Books/Journal on Electroactive Polymers/Solid State Ionics, papers in national and international journals 15 Book chapters
He has collaborated with many international groups such as De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K.  (1996 – 1997) As BOYSCAST FELLOW; Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology, Japan (three months, 2001) As INSA/JSPS Visiting Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany, May-July 2008 (Under INSA-DFG Exchange Program), Yamaguchi University, Ube, Japan June 2012 As INSA/JSPS Visiting Fellow, University of Malaya, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia As visiting Scientist in 2015
He is presently President of, Indian Solid State Ionics Society.
He is a member, of the National Academy of Science India (NASI), Allahabad

R K Singh

Plenary Speaker-Prof. R. K. Singh, BHU, India 

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Plenary Speaker: Prof. Pramod Kumar Singh, born on 20th April, 1971, is Head, Physics & Env. Sci. department at Sharda University, Greater Noida, INDIA. He has obtained his Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. He is engaged in teaching, research, administration and consultancy for the last 20 years. Prof. Singh has participated in various National and International Conferences, published more than 200 research papers in International journals of repute and authored 07 books.
As a postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Singh has visited South Korea, Norway and Turkey (~6 Years) abroad. He is currently associated as editorial board member in 7 International Journals. He has participated/presented paper in 30 International conference/symposia/workshops. He has also been involved in organizing 4 International and 6 national conferences in Sharda University.
Apart from teaching Bachlor and Master students, Dr. Singh is involve in research within area like Polymer Electrolyte, Materials for energy devices, Dye sensitized solar cell, Supercapacitors, Waste management. Prof. Singh is heading Center of Excellence on Solar Cells & Renewable Energy at Sharda University. More detail one may find on www.materialsresearchlab.net.
Prof. Singh has completed one research projects and working on one projects on Material Science (DRDO), Govt. of India. Prof. Singh has guided 5 PhDs, 16 Master theses and currently 5 students are enrolled with him as PhD candidate.
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https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pramod_Singh26

Plenary Speaker: 

Prof. George Vadakkethalackal Alexander, University of Maryland, US  

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Invited Speaker: 

Professor Rajan Jose is a senior Professor in the Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) and is the Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Springer Nature journal Materials Circular Economy and Editor-in-Chief of Current Science & Technology. He has served as the Dean of Research of UMP during Feb 2016 – Aug 2019 and a member of various committees of UMP and the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia. He has investigated nanostructured perovskite ceramics for microwave and superconducting electronics during doctoral research at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Trivandrum, India and has received Ph.D. degree in the year 2002. He has contributed to the science and engineering of a diverse range of materials including inorganic and organic semiconductors, polymers, metals and alloys, materials for molecular electronics, biomaterials, glasses, and glass-ceramics. He was employed as a scientist at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (India), AIST (Japan), Toyota Technological Institute (Japan), and the National University of Singapore (Singapore) before joining UMP. He has published over 260 papers in the Web of Science (Thomson Reuters) indexed journals which are cited over 13300 times with an h-index of 61. He holds 25 patents. He has supervised 6 Postdoctoral, 23 Doctoral, and 10 Master’s researchers. Stanford University places him at 2161/285311 Materials Scientists in the list of Lifetime achievers (2021) in the world – representing the top 0.76%. His current research interests include sustainable materials, textile electronics, circular economy, data science, renewable energy devices; most of his research is on the structure-property relationship in materials for the desired device functionality.

Email: rjose@ump.edu.my

URL : http://fist.ump.edu.my

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Invited Speaker: Dr. Arul Manuel Stephan is a Senior Principal Scientist in the Electrochemical Power Sources Division, CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi (India). He undertook a JSPS fellowship to work with Prof. Yuria Saito at Osaka National Research Institute (Japan) and served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Chemistry, University of Tulsa, USA with Prof. DaleTeeters. He worked at Chonbuk National University (South Korea) as a visiting scientist for two years (with Prof. Kee Suk Nahm) and Politecnico de Torino (Italy) in association with Prof. Roberta Bongiovanni. His current research interests include advanced materials for lithium–sulfur batteries, fast charging of lithium-ion batteries, and Solid electrolytes for all-solid-state lithium batteries. He has a citation of 8474 with h- index 49.

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=5NN0IMIAAAAJ&hl=en

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Invited Talk: Dr. Archana Singh, is currently working as principal scientist at CSIR-AMPRI, Bhopal. She holds

Master’s degree in Chemistry. She is gold medalist in her Bachelors and Masters. She graduated from Monash University of Australia where she also received Vice Chancellor Commendation Thesis Excellence Award. Post PhD She got the prestigious INSPIRE Faculty award from Govt. of India and Alexander Von Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship from Govt. of Germany. She has published around 50 research articles in reputed journal like Nature Chemistry, Energy Environmental Science, Chemistry of Materials and So on. She has also patents and also technology transfer to her name. She has research experience of working in different lab across the world like IIT Kanpur, Max Planck University Germany, Aachen University Germany, University of Melbourne, Photon factory, Tsukuba Japan and so on. Currently, She is running projects funded from various agencies including DST, SERB, CAG, NECTAR, CSIR and industry partners. She has been awarded Merck Young Scientist Runner Up Award in Sustainability 2023 and also been selected for prestigious INYAS membership 2024

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Dr. Piyush Kumar Sonkar has received his B.Sc (Hons) (2010), M.Sc (2012) and Ph.D. (2017) in Chemistry from Department of Chemistry, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University. He has qualified UGC-NET and GATE examinations. Presently, he is working as an Assistant Professor (from 2017) in Department of Chemistry, Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Banaras Hindu

University, Varanasi, India. His research interest includes fuel cells, electrochemical devices, electrocatalysis, supercapacitors, bio-sensors, chemical sensors, nanoparticles and nanocomposites. He has published 42

International and national research papers in reputed peer reviewed journals. In addition, he has published 01 Book and 06 Book chapters. He is editor of three ongoing books in international publications. He has completed two research projects of UGC, New Delhi of Rs. 10 lakh and IoE-BHU of Rs. 13.0 Lakh. Right now, one Trans-disciplinary research project of Rs. 16 Lakh is ongoing. Currently, 03 Ph.D. students, 01 project student and 02 internship students are working under his supervision. He has presented his research work in various National and International seminar/conferences and workshops.

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Invited Talk: Dr. R PADMA SUVARNA has obtained M.Sc ( Physics) from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur in 1994. Obtained M.Phil., in 1997 and Ph. D in 2002 from the same institute. In 2011, Dr. R PADMA SUVARNA joined as an Associate professor in Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Anantapuramu and in 2015, Dr. R PADMA SUVARNA became a Professor in the same institution. Served as the Head of the department from 2011 to 2022, co-ordinator of Internal Quality Assurance Cell from 2019 to 2022 and from 2022 onwards I have been serving the institution as the Director for Sponsored Research. Till now, Dr. R PADMA SUVARNA  has guided 09 Ph.D., students as a supervisor, 10 Ph.D., students as a Co-Supervisor and 6 students are still pursuing.

Dr. R PADMA SUVARNA has successfully completed 2 research projects: “synthesis of  conducting nano-polymers for lithium-ion batteries” sponsored by UGC of worth 9.67 lakhs and a  non-funding project “effect of irradiation on dye-synthesized solar cells” by IUAC, New Delhi. Dr. R PADMA SUVARNA  has published more than 65 research articles ( SCI papers-35) in journals of international repute with total citations of 1063, h-index of 18 and i-10 index of 26.  Dr. R PADMA SUVARNA  has also published 8 Book Chapters with international publishers like Elsevier, Springer, and Wiley etc. Also, serving as a reviewer to the journal of Material Science: Materials in Electronics and International journal of applied ceramics technology.

Dr. R PADMA SUVARNA has organized several Faculty Development Programs, Workshops and Conferences in the department. Serving as a Board of Studies Chairman in JNTUA and member in BoS for many affiliated and constituent colleges of JNTUA and JNTU, Kakinada as well Dr. R PADMA SUVARNA is also member in Governing Council for affiliated colleges.

In addition, Dr. R PADMA SUVARNA has delivered several radio talks on various science topics to bring awareness among the public towards science.

Dr. R PADMA SUVARNA is life member in Scientific bodies like Indian Physics Association, Indian Association of Physics teacher, Indian Science Congress, Materials Research Society of India and in Electron Microscope Society of India. She has also Received State Best Teacher Award in Physics for the year 2023 by the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. 

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Plenary Speaker: Dr. George V. Alexander: Dr. George V. Alexander is working as Assistant Research Scientist at Maryland Energy Innovation Institute, University of Maryland, USA. He completed his PhD from Pondicherry University in 2021 and then worked as post-doctoral research associate at University of Maryland till July 2023. His research interests are in the area of energy storage and conversion, focusing on the synthesis of novel solid electrolyte materials, interface engineering, design and development of various solid-state batteries. He also serves as the Managing Editor of Ionics (Springer) . He has published articles in reputed journals such as Nature Materials, ACS Energy Letters, Advanced Energy Materials, Journal of Material Chemistry A etc. For further information please see the website: https://sites.google.com/view/dr-george/home

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Name

Dr. Bharat Bhanudas Kale

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Present position

Emeritus Professor and Director Materials Sciennce (CoE), MIT World Peace University (MITWPU), Pune and Emeritus Scientist and Former Director General/Scientist-G of C-MET, Gov. of India, Pune -8

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Qualifications

Master in Physical Chemistry, Pune University

Ph. D in (Chemistry) Materials reaction Engineering (Advanced materials) in CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, Chemical Engineering Division

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Expertise (Research Experience)

33 years:   Nanostructured advanced Materials, Photonic materials, Solar cells, Thermoelectric solar cells, Lithium ion, Lithium air Battery, Na-ion, Na-air Batteries, Hydrogen production from Semiconductors, Quantum dots in glasses, polymers, Nanocomposites, Chalcogenide materials and glasses. Magnetic materials, Super capacitor materials, Hydrogen storage materials, fuel cells materials etc.

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Administrative Experience 

( Leadership)

Handled the research group of 20-30 people since 20 years. Responsibilities as a Director, C-MET, Pune lab since March 2014. Vast experience of PRSG review committee as a member, Purchase committee chairman, Selection committee member of C-MET, Pune University, Shivaji, Jalgaon, National Chemical laboratory ETC.

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Google Scholar Research Index

h-index: 55

(https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=pRskAv4AAAAJ&hl=en)

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No. Publications

In Int. Journals

More than 300 (Advanced functional Materials, Small, Nanoscale, J. Mat Chem, Chem com, Green Chem, Energy Environ Technology etc  I.F. 4 to 12 )Most of papers in RSC and ACS  Journals   

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Patents

28 (4 US applied 2 PCT granted)

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No of Ph. D students

22 Awarded (13 awarded as a guide and 9 as co-guide). 

9 Registered (4 as a guide and 5 as a co-guide)

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Post graduate Students

06 completed (PPR) and 25 have done last year projects

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No. of projects completed

 [Total Budget: Rs. 20 Cr]:  MeitY, DST, MNRE, BRNS, ISRO, etc

04 International Project: INDO-UK, INDO-SOLVENIA AND INDO-JAPAN

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Projects in Hand

[Total Budget: Rs. 95 Cr]: MeitY, DST, DRDO, ISRO, etc

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Foreign Collaboration

05 Collaborative Projects: INDO-Slovenia, INDO-JAPAN, INDO-UK,

Indo-Korea, Royal Society, UK

Other Collaborations: University of Leeds, UK, TN TECH University, USA,

Utah University, USA,

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Technology Transfer

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No. of Inter. Confer. Organized   

3

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Invited Talks

More than 150

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Awards

1.       Ranked in worlds material scientist

2.       Ranked in 2% world scientist List published by Stanford.

3.       MRSI-ICSC Materials Science Annual Prize Winners 2021

4.       AICTE-INAE Distinguished Visiting Professor, Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Pune

5.       VASVIK Industrial Research Award 2019

6.       Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), London 2020

7.       Life Fellow, Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata, India 2020

8.       APAM, Academician, (Asia Pacific Academy of Materials) 2019

9.       Royal Society of Chemistry International collaboration 2017 proposal award with University of Leeds

10.   Sr. Brainpool fellowship award South Korea 2014 (Selected in Top 10 Brain pool).

11.   Award of the Year 2013 on Photocatalysis by KRICT, Daejon South Korea

12.   Editorial board member of Metals and Materials International – Springer.

13.   MRSI Gold Medal Award 2010, Bangalore.

14.   Secretary, Maharashtra Academy of Science (FMASc).

15.   Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Science (FMASc).

16.   Vice Chairman, MRSI (Pune Chapter).

17.   Life Member of Materials Research Society of India (MRSI).

18.   Brainpool fellowship award South Korea (2004).

19.   Young Scientist Boyscast Fellowship Award (1996).

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Prof. Meenakshi Singh (born in 1970) received her Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India in 1995. She worked as a visiting researcher in the Department of Chemistry, University of Umea (2002–2003). She was appointed as Professor in 2015 in Department of Chemistry, MMV, Banaras Hindu University. Her research interests molecular imprinting (MIP) and MIP sensors, electroanalytical sensors, piezoelectric sensors, include polyelectrolytes, hydrogels and organogels. She is experienced in designing the novel polymeric formats for crafting molecular recognition elements to device sensors for biomolecules (peptides, proteins)/drugs using molecular imprinting technology. She has developed novel functionalized polymeric frameworks to be incorporated in Analytical technology based on molecularly imprinted polymers for detection of small target molecules. She has published many papers (~60) in peer-reviewed reputed international journals and supervised many Ph.D. (10) and master students in the field of Analytical chemistry.

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Dr. Anji Reddy Polu

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics,

BVRIT HYDERABAD College of Engineering for Women

(UGC Autonomous)

 

Dr. Anji Reddy Polu – Short Biodata

 

Ø  Dr. Anji Reddy Polu did his PhD from Dr. H S Gour Central University (in 2013) and postdoctoral studies from Sogang University, South Korea (2014-2016).

Ø  Dr. Reddy currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics, BVRIT HYDERABAD College of Engineering for Women (UGC Autonomous), a premier engineering college in Hyderabad.

Ø  He has more than 15 years of experience with Battery materials and their application in EVs.

Ø  Dr. Reddy, was featured among the World's TOP 2% SCIENTISTS LIST published by Stanford University, USA, and Elsevier continuously in 2022 and 2023.

Ø  He has published more than 65 research papers in reputed journals and has been serving as a reviewer and Guest Editor for many reputed journals (ACS, RSC, Elsevier, Wiley, Springer, MDPI etc.).

Ø  He has given many invited talks and keynote lectures in various countries at reputed international conferences.

Ø  He received many awards and honors for his contribution to research on Energy storage devices and also in academics.

Ø  Dr. Reddy has 3 patents for his Credit. Dr. Reddy has an h-index of 28 and has more than 2400 citations.

 

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Dr Wan Zaireen Nisa Yahya currently works as a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia, where she is also the Program Manager for Master of Science in Process Integration. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from École Supérieure de Chimie Physique Électronique de Lyon, France and her Ph.D Degree in Polymer Science from the University of Joseph Fourier 1 in Grenoble, France. Her research expertise is in materials development, polymer, ionic liquid, organic solar cells, CO2 capture and conversion, electrochemistry, water electrolysis, energy, and environment where she has secured more than 10 research projects from international, national, industry, and internal fundings on these topics. To date, she has supervised 14 Ph.D.s and Masters students, and graduated 5 students as well as mentoring postdocs, research scientists, and research officer. She teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses namely Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering, Health Safety and Environment, Polymer Process Engineering, Process Heat Transfer, Cogeneration and Site Utility, as well as Design Projects. She has also been appointed as an international guest lecturer for two consecutive years for the Heat Transfer Processes course at Ho Chi Minh University of Technology in Vietnam.  She has published more than 50 articles in indexed journals and book chapters, with total citations of 652.

 

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=1sPlkXgAAAAJ

Scopus Profile: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57219099691 

ORCID number: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8211-3329

 

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Dr. Ruwaida Asyikin Abu Talip is currently a Post-doctoral researcher at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), working on the development of ionic liquids composite membranes for PEM electrolyzer. She aims to solve the shortcomings of organic solvents in various applications particularly in energy devices through the introduction of the green solvent, ionic liquids. She received a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from UTP in 2023 and a master’s degree majoring in inorganic chemistry from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) in 2018. Her Ph.D. thesis focused on the development of ionic liquids based electrolytes for dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). The selection process of ILs with suitable character was done using the computational method, COSMO-RS that can to predict the physicochemical and transport properties of a compound. The DSSC with the developed ILs based electrolyte through the study has successfully surpassed the performance of DSSC using commercial electrolyte by more than 10%. Her background in chemistry has helped her, especially in organic and inorganic synthesis as well as in the study of the chemical, physical, mechanical, and electrical properties of organic and inorganic compounds using advanced analysis techniques. Her research interest is in organic and inorganic synthesis, ionic liquids, electrochemistry, dye-sensitized solar cells, membrane development, and water electrolysis. She is the recipient of Sarawak State Foundation Scholarships Tun Taib (BYSTT) (2021-2023), Sarawak State Foundation Scholarships Tunku Abdul Rahman (YBSTAR) (2016-2018), and a member of the Malaysian Ionic Liquids Research Society (MILRS).

 

 

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