Weichao Wang | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Weichao Wang | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Mr Weichao Wang, Southwest Forestry University, China

Weichao Wang is a dedicated researcher at Southwest Forestry University, with a focus on ecological studies and environmental science. 🌿 He is a key participant in multiple significant projects, including the National Natural Science Foundation of China-funded research on microalgae diversity and wetland meadow plant stability. πŸ§ͺ He has contributed to notable publications, such as studies on alpine vegetation responses and Orchidaceae diversity in Yunnan. 🌸 Weichao has been honored with the Second Place Graduate Student Academic Scholarship for two consecutive years (2022-2023, 2023-2024). πŸ† His work significantly advances our understanding of ecological stoichiometry and environmental heterogeneity. πŸŒπŸ“š

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Education

I earned the Second Place Graduate Student Academic Scholarship at Southwest Forestry University for both the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 academic years πŸ“šπŸ₯ˆ. My research includes projects on chemosensory effects of alpine meadow plants, environmental heterogeneity’s impact on microalgae, trampling disturbances on wetland meadow plants, and ecological stoichiometry of coffee leaves and soils in Yunnan Province. Notable publications feature studies on alpine vegetation responses, orchid diversity, and water quality in Dianchi Wetland Park πŸŒΏπŸŒΈπŸ’§.

Experience

I earned the Second Place Graduate Student Academic Scholarship at Southwest Forestry University for both the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 academic years πŸ“šπŸ₯ˆ. My research includes projects on chemosensory effects of alpine meadow plants, environmental heterogeneity’s impact on microalgae, trampling disturbances on wetland meadow plants, and ecological stoichiometry of coffee leaves and soils in Yunnan Province. Notable publications feature studies on alpine vegetation responses, orchid diversity, and water quality in Dianchi Wetland Park πŸŒΏπŸŒΈπŸ’§.

Awards

πŸŽ“ In November 2022, the user earned the Second Place Graduate Student Academic Scholarship at Southwest Forestry University for the 2022-2023 academic year, recognizing their academic excellence and dedication. πŸ“šβœ¨ Their commitment to scholarly pursuits was further acknowledged in November 2023, when they received the same prestigious scholarship for the 2023-2024 academic year. πŸŽ‰πŸ† These accolades highlight their consistent performance and determination in their academic journey, showcasing their capability and promise as a graduate student at Southwest Forestry University. πŸŒŸπŸ”

Research focus

Weichao Wang’s research focuses on the ecological dynamics of alpine vegetation, specifically investigating how different species impact ecosystem responses. Their work, highlighted in the study “Short-Term Responses of Alpine Vegetation to the Removal of Dominant Versus Sparse Species,” explores the effects of removing dominant and sparse species on plant communities. This research is crucial for understanding biodiversity conservation, ecosystem stability, and the impacts of climate change on fragile alpine environments. πŸŒΏπŸ—»πŸ”¬πŸ“Š

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Short-Term Responses of Alpine Vegetation to the Removal of Dominant Versus Sparse Species

Claudia Diana Sabau Popa | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Claudia Diana Sabau Popa | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr Claudia Diana Sabau Popa, University Of Oradea, Romania

Prof. Dr. Claudia Diana SabΔƒu-Popa is a distinguished academic at the University of Oradea, specializing in Finance. Since 2004, she has progressed from Junior Teaching Assistant to Ph.D. Supervisor, contributing significantly to the Doctoral School of Economic Sciences. She also serves on the supervisory board of the Romanian Counter-Guarantee Fund. As Vice Dean, she oversees academic and administrative management. Prof. SabΔƒu-Popa is active in national professional associations like CECCAR, CAFR, CCF, and UNPIR. Her research includes numerous published articles and participation in conferences. πŸ“šπŸŽ“πŸ“ŠπŸ’Ό.

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Education

Dr. Claudia Diana SabΔƒu-Popa is a distinguished academic at the University of Oradea, specializing in finance and European economic relations. She holds a PhD in Finance from Babeş-Bolyai University, with a focus on community funds and the EU budget. She has numerous qualifications, including a habilitation from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies and various certificates in auditing, training, and entrepreneurial skills. Since 2016, she has held leadership roles within the university, actively contributing to the Faculty of Economic Sciences. Her expertise and dedication have made her a prominent figure in higher education management. πŸ“šπŸŒŸπŸ’Ό

Experience

Dr. Claudia Diana SabΔƒu-Popa is a distinguished Professor at the University of Oradea, specializing in Finance and Accounting since 2016. She supervises Ph.D. students, coordinates theses, and actively participates in research and conferences. As a member of the Romanian Counter-Guarantee Fund’s supervisory board, she oversees financial strategies and policies. Previously, she served as an Associate Professor (2013-2016) and University Lecturer (2009-2013). Her extensive teaching portfolio includes Capital Markets, EU Finances, and IFRS. Dr. SabΔƒu-Popa is dedicated to advancing higher education and financial research in Romania. πŸŒŸπŸ“šπŸ’Ό

Awards

On May 24, 2016, a distinguished Diploma for results in scientific research in the field of Finance (no. 8361/24.05.2016) was awarded by MENCS, University of Oradea. This recognition celebrates outstanding contributions and achievements in finance research. The recipient’s work, published in internationally recognized ISI specialist journals, has garnered significant acclaim and reflects a dedication to advancing knowledge in the field. This honor highlights the importance of rigorous scientific inquiry and the impact of quality research on the global academic community. πŸ†πŸ“œπŸŒ

Research focus

Prof. Dr. Claudia Diana SabΔƒu-Popa’s research primarily focuses on financial performance evaluation, risk management, and market analysis. Her work utilizes advanced methodologies such as fuzzy AHP, TOPSIS, neural networks, and principal component analysis to assess and predict the financial health and performance of companies, especially in the Romanian market. Additionally, she explores the impact of macroeconomic variables on stock prices and consumer decisions within grey online social networks. Her interdisciplinary approach integrates economic, technological, and computational techniques to provide comprehensive insights into financial and market dynamics. πŸ“ŠπŸ’»πŸ“‰πŸ“ˆ

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Performance evaluation model of Romanian manufacturing listed companies by fuzzy AHP and TOPSIS

Composite financial performance index prediction–a neural networks approach

Analyzing financial health of the SMES listed in the AERO market of Bucharest Stock Exchange using Principal Component Analysis

Consumers’ Decisions in grey online social networks

Developing an adaptive fuzzy controller for risk management of company cash flow

EFFECTS OF MACROECONOMIC VARIABLES ON STOCK PRICES OF THE BUCHAREST STOCK EXCHANGE (BSE).

Performance mapping in two-step cluster analysis through ESEG disclosures and EPS

Development of a fuzzy logic system to identify the risk of projects financed from structural funds

Using dashboards in business analysis

Influence of the capital structure on the company’s performance: Study of the energy sector companies listed on BSE

Abbas Ranjbar Saadatabadi | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Abbas Ranjbar Saadatabadi | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Dr Abbas Ranjbar Saadatabadi, Atmospheric Science & Meteorological Research, ASMERC, Iran

Dr. Abbas Ranjbar Saadatabadi is an accomplished meteorologist with a B.Sc. in Applied Physics from the University of Shahid Bahonar, an M.Sc. in Meteorology from Geophysics Institute in Tehran, and a Ph.D. in Meteorology from Islamic Azad University. He serves as Director of ASMERC, Tehran, and has held several key roles in atmospheric science research. His expertise spans atmospheric circulations, forecasting, and applied physics. Dr. Ranjbar is an active member of numerous professional associations and has significantly contributed to flood forecasting, extreme weather event analysis, and dust storm research in Iran. πŸŒ¦οΈπŸ“šπŸŒ

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Education

πŸŽ“ With a solid foundation in Applied Physics from the University of Shahid Bahonar, Kerman, Iran (1988-1993), πŸŽ“ followed by a Master’s in Meteorology from the Geophysics Institute, Tehran, Iran (1994-1997), 🌦️ the scholar pursued a Ph.D. in Meteorology at the Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran (1999-2003). πŸŒͺ️ This extensive educational background has equipped them with in-depth knowledge and expertise in the field of meteorology, contributing significantly to their professional and academic pursuits. πŸ“šβœ¨

Experience

🌦️ Since 2015, the Director of the Atmospheric Science and Meteorological Research Center (ASMERC) in Tehran, Iran, has led advancements in meteorological research. Previously, from 2013 to 2015, they served as the Deputy Director of ASMERC, and from 2012 to 2013, as a faculty member. They directed the National Drought Warning and Monitoring Center (NDWMC) from 2011 to 2012 and served as Deputy Director from 2010 to 2011. Between 2005 and 2010, they were the Deputy Director of the National Weather Forecasting Center. Additionally, they headed the Department of Satellite Meteorology and New Technologies at IRIMO from 2004 to 2005 and worked as a forecaster from 1999 to 2004. β˜οΈπŸ›°οΈ

Membership of Professional Associations

πŸ“πŸŒ National Commission of UNESCO- National Committee of Man and the Biosphere, Associate Member (2012-current). πŸ›οΈπŸ”¬ Research Committee of Yazd, Kerman, and Sistan-o-Balochestan provinces (2013-2015). πŸŒπŸ”¬ Committee of Science and Technology Exchange in the Union of Countries bordering the Indian Ocean (2013-current). πŸ—žοΈπŸŒ¦οΈ Editorial Board Member, Journal of Climate Research (2015-current) and Journal of Nivar (IRIMO) (2010-current). πŸŒͺ️🌧️ Associate Member, Secondary Professional Work Group of Atmospheric Disasters and Storm (2015). 🌩️🌑️ Associate Member, Research Council of the Atmospheric Science and Meteorological Research Centre (2014-current). 🌊🌎 Scientific Secretary, 3rd International Conference of the Persian Gulf Oceanography (2015). πŸŒŠπŸ”¬ Vice Chairman, Iranian Marine Science and Technology Association (2019).

Project Involvement

πŸŒŠβ›‘οΈ Designed and operated a flood forecasting and warning system in Tehran (2018-2020). πŸŒ§οΈπŸ“ˆ Studied heavy rainfall forecasting in Ilam province (2019). πŸŒ¦οΈπŸ’» Developed a Meteorological and Hydrology Forecast Software System in Qom (2016-2017). πŸŒ©οΈπŸ“Š Evaluated extreme weather events using regional climate models in Iran (2016-2017). πŸŒ§οΈπŸ™οΈ Investigated precipitation causes of Qazvin urban floods (2016). 🌧️🌊 Analyzed atmospheric patterns for heavy rainfalls over Bushehr (2015). πŸŒ¬οΈπŸ“‰ Developed a wind atlas over Iran using numerical atmospheric models (2015). πŸŒͺοΈπŸ“‰ Evaluated the EURAD dust storm forecast model (2016). πŸŒͺοΈπŸŒ€ Studied atmospheric patterns for dust storms over Isfahan (2013). πŸŒͺοΈπŸ’¨ Designed an integrated system for air pollution and dust forecasting (2013). πŸŒͺ️🌊 Assessed SWAN and MIKE21 model outputs with buoy data in Bushehr (2015). πŸŒͺοΈπŸŒ€ Modeled dust storm trajectories over Kerman with WRF-Chem (2015). πŸŒͺ️❄️ Studied dust storm mechanisms and trajectories over Lorestan (2015).

Research focus

Dr. Ranjbar Saadatabadi’s research primarily focuses on atmospheric and environmental sciences, particularly in the context of Iran. His work includes studying climatic variations, synoptic and dynamic analysis of extreme weather events, dust transport modeling, and the impacts of ENSO on the Middle East’s climate. He utilizes advanced techniques like remote sensing, machine learning, and numerical models to analyze phenomena such as heavy rainfall, flash floods, and dust storms. His research aims to understand and mitigate the impacts of environmental changes and extreme weather on the region. πŸŒ¦οΈπŸ“ŠπŸŒπŸ“‰πŸ’¨

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A comprehensive investigation of the causes of drying and increasing saline dust in the Urmia Lake, northwest Iran, via ground and satellite observations, synoptic analysis and machine learning models

Estimating Particulate Matter Using Remote Sensing Data and Meteorological Variables Over Ahvaz, Iran

Synoptic and dynamic analysis of a flash flood-inducing heavy rainfall event in arid and semi-arid central-northern Iran and its simulation using the WRF model

The Impact of ENSO Phase Transition on the Atmospheric Circulation, Precipitation and Temperature in the Middle East Autumn

Intercomparisons of some dust models over West Asia

A finite-volume numerical model for the simulation of dust transport in the atmosphere

Assessment of climate variations in temperature and precipitation extreme events over Iran

Synoptic and thermodynamic characteristics of 30 March–2 April 2009 heavy rainfall event in Iran

The omega blocking condition and extreme rainfall in Northwestern Iran during 25 – 28 October 2008

Relationships between Arab sea and Indian Ocean surface temperature anomalies with precipitation over southern of Iran

Atena Mirbolook | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Atena Mirbolook | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Dr Atena Mirbolook, Urmia University, Iran

Dr. Atena Mirbolook is a distinguished soil scientist with a Ph.D. in Soil Chemistry and Fertility from Urmia University (2014-2020) 🌱. She also holds an M.S. and B.S. in Agriculture Engineering – Soil Science from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad 🌾. As a lecturer at Payame Noor University and an educational expert at Ferdowsi University, she has made significant contributions to soil science research. Her work focuses on innovative fertilizers to enhance nutrient uptake and crop yields. Dr. Mirbolook has published extensively, with notable research on slow-release fertilizers and nutrient efficiency πŸ“š. She is an active member of the Iranian Soil Science Association 🌐.

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Education

I hold a Ph.D. in Soil Chemistry and Fertility from Urmia University, where I was the top graduate in 2020 πŸ†. Prior to this, I earned my M.S. in Agricultural Engineering with a focus on Soil Science from Ferdowsi University in Mashhad, graduating as the second top student in 2006 πŸ₯ˆ. My academic journey began with a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering, also from Ferdowsi University, where I graduated as the second top student in 2003 🌱. My educational background has provided me with a strong foundation in soil science and agricultural engineering.

Experience

As a lecturer at Payame Noor University in Mashhad, Iran, I bring a wealth of expertise in educational practices, supported by my role as an educational expert at Ferdowsi University. My involvement with the Iranian Soil Science Association underscores my dedication to advancing environmental knowledge. Additionally, as a research and development expert at Song of Soil & Sun Fajr Parsian Company, I actively contribute to innovative initiatives in agriculture and environmental sustainability. 🌱 My career path reflects a commitment to education, research, and practical application, aimed at fostering a deeper understanding of soil science and its implications for our environment.

Research focus

Dr. A. Mirbolook’s research primarily focuses on enhancing nutrient uptake efficiency in plants through innovative fertilization strategies. 🌱 His work spans the synthesis and application of chelates such as Zn-amino acid and -chitosan complexes to improve zinc uptake in beans and wheat. Additionally, he explores the fortification of bread wheat with micronutrients like zinc and iron through organic complexes, highlighting their efficacy compared to traditional forms like ZnSO4. 🍞 His studies contribute significantly to agricultural sustainability by investigating novel slow-release fertilizers and their impact on crop growth, nutrient concentrations, and yield, addressing critical issues in modern farming practices.

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Synthesized Zn(II)-Amino Acid and -Chitosan Chelates to Increase Zn Uptake by Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) Plants

Fortification of Bread Wheat Using Synthesized Zn-Glycine and Zn-Alanine Chelates in Comparison with ZnSO4Β in a Calcareous Soil

Effects of chromium on enzymatic/nonenzymatic antioxidants and oxidant levels of Portulaca oleracea L.

Phytoremediation of Cr+ 6 in contaminated soil using Portulaca oleracea

Effect of a new slow-release zinc fertilizer based on carbon dots on the zinc concentration, growth indices, and yield in wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Fortification of bread wheat with iron through soil and foliar application of iron-organic-complexes

Comparison of chemical, physical characteristics and maturity of produced vermicompost from cow manure treated with sugar beet molasses, aeration and soil

The effect of different concentrations of nano-molybdenum and calcium fertilizers on growth parameters and nodulation of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

Synthesis and characterization of the Schiff base Fe (II) complex as a new iron source in nutrient solution

New Slow-Release Urea Fertilizer Fortified with Zinc for Improving Zinc Availability and Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Maize

Effect of Iron Chelates and their Application Methods on Iron Nutrition Status of Bean Plant (Phaseolus vulgaris) in a Calcareous Soil

Forbi Preasious Funwi | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Forbi Preasious Funwi | Environmental Science | Best Researcher Award

Mr Forbi Preasious Funwi, Millennium Ecologicam Museum, Cameroon

Forbi Preasious Funwi is a dedicated Cameroonian environmentalist 🌿 with expertise in botany, ecology, and project management. He holds an MSc. in Plant Ecology and a BSc. in Plant Biology from the University of Yaoundé I. With a passion for conservation and sustainability, Forbi has contributed significantly to projects focusing on biodiversity assessment, climate adaptation, and community development. He is adept at project writing and monitoring, evidenced by his involvement in various initiatives, including those funded by the Green Climate Fund and the Global Environment Facility. Forbi is known for his excellent teamwork 🌍 spirit and innovative approach to environmental challenges.

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Education

In 2010, earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Plant Biology from the University of YaoundΓ© I πŸŽ“. This foundational education ignited my passion for understanding the intricate world of plant life. Building upon this knowledge, I pursued a Master of Science degree in Plant Ecology at the same institution, completing it in 2015 🌿. This advanced degree equipped me with the expertise to delve deeper into the relationships between plants and their environments. Both academic milestones have shaped my journey, fueling my commitment to contribute meaningfully to the field of ecology and botanical sciences.

Experience

In my journey spanning from 2013 to 2023, I’ve been deeply immersed in various environmental and conservation endeavors across Cameroon. From conducting assessments for hydropower projects to biodiversity surveys in diverse regions, every experience has shaped my understanding and commitment to sustainable practices. Whether it’s collaborating with international organizations like FAO and GIZ or contributing to local initiatives, each project has been a step towards safeguarding Cameroon’s natural heritage 🌿. As I look back on my journey, I’m filled with gratitude for the opportunities to make a difference in environmental conservation πŸ™.

Research focus

The research focus of FP Funwi spans across several critical areas of environmental and agricultural studies in Cameroon. With a diverse portfolio ranging from carbon storage potential in agroforestry systems to the management of medicinal plants amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Funwi’s work demonstrates a keen interest in biodiversity conservation, sustainable land management, and community resilience in the face of environmental challenges. 🌱 Their studies delve into the intricate relationships between human activities, ecosystems, and climate change impacts, providing valuable insights for conservation efforts and the sustainable use of natural resources in Cameroon and beyond.

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Carbon storage potential of cacao agroforestry systems of different age and management intensity

A review of Cameroonian medicinal plants with potentials for the management of the COVID-19 pandemic

Land use and land cover changes in Doume Communal Forest in eastern Cameroon: implications for conservation and sustainable management

Using transect sampling to determine the distribution of some key non-timber forest products across habitat types near Boumba-Bek National Park, South-east Cameroon

Climate change perception and local adaptation of natural resource management in a farming community of Cameroon: A case study

Biodiversity and carbon stock in the SODECAO agroforestry system of center region of Cameroon: Case of talba locality

Diversity, structure and carbon storage potential of the Dja Wildlife Reserve vegetation cover

Indigenous and local knowledgeas a tool for wildlife conservation in the Dja biosphere reserve, cameroon

Community of vascular epiphytes on some phorophytes in the Babadjou Subdivision (Western Cameroon): Case of Bamelo

Family Farming Systems in Northern Central Cameroon: Challenges and Prospects for Food Security

Exploring farmers’ vulnerability and agrobiodiversity in perspective of adaptation in Southern Cameroon

Assessing plant diversity change in logged and unlogged dense semi-deciduous production forest of eastern Cameroon

Mapping carbon stocks in the Dimako communal forest, East-Cameroon

Enhanced local governance as response to threats on vulnerable non-timber forest product species: Case of Garcinia kola Heckel in East Cameroon

Ethnobotanical study and vulnerability of medicinal plants used against the symptoms of COVID-19 in the LomiΓ© subdivision, East Region of Cameroon

Farm typology and structure of farmer decision making: The case of the production basin of the forest-savannah transition zone, Centre Cameroon Region

Plant diversity of oil palm plantations of different ages and under different farming practices in the Ngoas locality Yaounde-Cameroon

Navigating Climate Challenges: Insights from Smallholder of Mbangassina’s Local Communities in the Centre Cameroon Region

Availability, Natural Regeneration Potential and Ethnoecological Knowledge of Garcinia Kola: Perspectives for Conservation and Sustainable Resource Use in Belabo, Eastern Cameroon

Assessing Plant Diversity Change in Logged and Unlogged Dense Semi-Deciduous Production Forest of Eastern Cameroon