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Prof Patric Y S Lam

Distinguished Professor, Blumberg Institute, USA

(1984) Post- Doctoral. University of California, Los Angeles. Prof. Donald Cram (1987 Chemistry Nobel Laureate) and Prof. Michael Jung

(1980) Ph.D. University of Rochester, NY. Prof. Louis Friedrich

Appointment at the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute:

Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Other appointments:   

Adjunct Professor of Chemistry- Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. 2012-current

President, Lam Drug Discovery Consulting, LLC, Chadds Ford, PA.  2012-current

Professor of Chemistry, Pennsylvania Drug Discovery Institute, Doylestown, PA   2011-current


Dr.Gopal Natesan

Director,MAHSA University, Malaysia
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Dr. Sathyanarayana Boodida

Senior Assistant Professor of Chemistry, JNT University, Hyderabad

Senior Assistant Professor

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Dr. Anil Gopala

General Manager Carbolite, Verder Scientific Private Limited, India

General Manager


Dr Parthasarathi Das

IIT – ISM, Dhanbad, India

Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad | ISM · Department of Applied Chemistry

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Prof Goutham Sethi

National University of Singapore

Research Interests

1.   Mechanism(s) of regulation of oncogenic transcription factors by carcinogens and inflammatory agents.

2.   Identification of novel pharmacological compounds that can suppress activation of these transcription factors.

3.   Development and characterization of orthotopic/transgenic and xenograft mouse models of cancer.

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Golden opportunities in Liquid Crystal Nanoscience Innovation technologies

Dr. Koushik Pal : University Technology of Malaysia

Enhancing the performance of static memory as well as reliability of electro-optical switchable devices based on hybrid nano structures dispersed liquid crystals (NDLC) and graphene oxide dispersed liquid crystal (GDLC) cells offers a unique alternative choice owing to their costeffective assembly. We synthesized high yield novel organic, inorganic, graphene oxide nano structures (e.g. nano-wires, nano-rods, nano-spikes, nano-sheets, nano-ribbons) by using a rapid and simple solvo-chemical, CVD, solg-gel, hydrothermal and microwave assisted wet chemical route. Those novel nano-structures are exploring spectroscopic characterizations (e.g. FE-SEM, HR-TEM, AFM, XRD, Micro-Raman,UV.Vis-NIR, XPS, FTIR, DSC-TGA,Polarizing Optical Microscopy, Impedance analyzer dielectric system, Digital oscilloscope, Semiconductor Characterization System). Novel nanomaterials incorporating hydrogen bonded liquid crystal (HBLC) are a young emerging field of Liquid Crystal Nanoscience (LCN) and already have received promising attention as well as important discoveries. The core novel work is focused on the experimental investigation, using a combinational view of self-assembly of hydrogen bonded liquid crystal dispersion was achieved in a controllable manner. The resulting product has a very unique and useful behavior, e.g. the polarization of the emission from semiconductor nano-structure can be controlled by an external bias. A range of remarkable characteristics are then presented, organized into sections describing the optical, electrical, electro-optical phase transition and DC bi-stable switching properties. Other display parameters such as: spontaneous polarization, rotational viscosity, switching response, dielectric constants, and low frequency relaxation also investigate in complex hybrid nanomaterials-HBLC composite matrix are found quite convincing in recent trends of novel technologies. Moreover, polarizing optical microscopy (POM) revealing various phases in different textural appearance along with static memory proof the influence of the nano-materials. Thus, the brand new scientific challenges will attribute for developing versatile applications in brilliant discoveries opto electronics, long stability static memory, electro-optic cell device, novel switchable devices as well as high contrast smart display technologies in multidisciplinary research of immense competence of a great enthusiasm for Materials Science.


Dr. Rakeshwar Bandichhor

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, India

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories | DRL · Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API)

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Dr. Abdeen Mustafa Omer : BSc, MSc, PhD, Associate Researcher

There is strong scientific evidence that the average temperature of the earth’s surface is rising and this may be attribute to increased concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2), and other greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere as released by burning fossil fuels. One of the chief sources of greenhouse gases is burning of fossil fuels. Biogas from biomass appears to have potential as an alternative energy source, which is potentially rich in biomass resources. In the present study, current literature is reviewed regarding the ecological, social, cultural and economic impacts of biogas technology. In this communication an attempt has been made to give an overview of present and future use of biomass as an industrial feedstock for production of fuels, chemicals and other materials. However, to be truly competitive in an open market situation, higher value products are required.

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Dr. Saminathan Kayarohanam

Geomatika University College, Malaysia

Cluster Dean / Associate Professor Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Education, Geomatika University College, Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He received the PhD in Department of Phytochemistry, The Open International University for Complementary Medicines – Srilanka in 2012. He established new drug information centre in Malaysia (GUC).

Major area of interests include Phytochemistry, Pharmaceutical Science and Pharmacy practice.

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Dr. Toyonobu Usuki

Professor of Chemistry, Sophia University, Japan

Toyonobu Usuki obtained his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry under the supervision of Professor Masahiro Hirama and Professor Masayuki Inoue from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, in 2000, 2002, and 2005, respectively. After postdoctoral studies in the laboratory of Professor Koji Nakanishi at the Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, USA, from 2005 to 2007 as a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad, he joined the Department of Materials and Life Sciences, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, as an Assistant Professor (Principal Investigator) in 2008. Since 2013, he is an Associate Professor at the same university. His research interests include natural products chemistry, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and bioorganic chemistry.

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Experimental studies on high-quality synthetic wood production using industrial waste and mixed waste catalyst

Dr. Marisa Soares Borges : Post-Doctorate - Högskolan i Borås, University of Borås in Sweden, Doctor degree in Chemistry Engineering, Master degree in Materials Engineering, Chemist

Throughout different areas of environmental sustainability, such as disaster risk reduction and management, decision and policy making; solid waste management is indeed a thematic matter in an important field of current interest. A typical solid waste management system displays an array of problems, these public health, environmental, and management issues are caused by various factors which constrain the development of effective solid waste management systems. If the lack of knowledge, experience and the awareness of the need for a change in waste management is inversely slow. However, the circular economy, which has suddenly been put under the spotlight, aims to redefine growth, focusing on positive society-wide benefits. The aim of this paper is to show the development of a matrix to explain three categories of waste which result from the failure of users to properly use a resource. These categories were illustrated by examples built on practical industrial waste measurements, as a development process. Different facets of waste from an activity perspective were categorized; so they can contribute to improved waste management practices. It is shown an application of the industrial solid waste (polypropylene waste, peels of rice and zinc stearate) and an assessment of what could be the sustainable wood of the future.

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Nano-sized CS-Pollucite zeolite synthesized under mild condition and its catalytic behavior

Ghadah Mohammad Aleid : Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

Nanoscale cesium-pollucite zeolite (ANA topology) free of organic template is synthesized free of organic template. The crystallization is taken place at mild temperature and pressure (180 °C, 22 bar) compared to previous works. Powder XRD analysis reveals that the nanocrystals can be crystallized from a clear precursor solution of 16.5SiO2:1Al2O3:5.3Cs2O:175H2O within 50 h. The resulting nanocrystals exhibit trapezohedron shape and has a Si/Al ratio of 4.11. The nanocrystals possess a mean particle size of 79.4 nm and they are colloidally stable in water. In addition, Perkin condensation of benzaldehyde with acetic anhydride catalyzed by nanosized Cs-pollucite zeolite under non-microwave instant heating condition is also demonstrated and discussed.

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Studies on the Effective Removal Efficiency by Peanut Hulls (Red and White) Supported Magnetically

Dr. Ohn Ohn Soe: Loikaw University, Department of Chemistry, Myanmar

Magnetically responsive composite materials, prepared by medication of diamagnetic materials by magnetic fluids (ferrofluids) have already found many important applications in various areas of biosciences, medicine, biotechnology, environmental technology etc. The present work is concerned with the raw peanut hull (RPH) and magnetically peanut hull (MPH)  as a biosorbent  for waste water treatment. Characterizations of  biosorbent were carried out by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT IR), X –Ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) and Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM). FT-IR images showed the presence of hydroxyl, carbonyl and carboxyl groups which can involve in the biosorption process. The major elements of samples were analyzed by using X- Ray Fluorescence. The surface features and morphological characteristics of RPH and MPH by SEM. Raw peanut hulls (RPH) , Ferro fluid and Prepared magnetic peanut hulls (MPH) were used for the  investigation of colour removal efficiency, heavy metal removal efficiency by using model solution and turbidity removal efficiency was also carried out from beer factory, tap water (laboratory),  and pun haling river water.

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