Rasim Mogulkoc | Experimental Design | Best Researcher Award

Rasim Mogulkoc | Experimental Design | Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr Rasim Mogulkoc, Selcuk University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Rasim Mogulkoc, born March 20, 1967, in Gürün (Sivas), is a distinguished professor at Selcuk University Faculty of Medicine since August 2010. Specializing in endocrinology, cardiovascular physiology, neuroscience, apoptosis, and ischemia-reperfusion, he has led numerous BAP projects and supervised several doctoral and master’s theses. Fluent in English (KPDS-80), he is married with a daughter. 📚🔬

Publication profile

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Education

Born on March 20, 1967, in Gürün (Sivas), I completed my primary, secondary, and high school education locally before graduating from Fırat University in 1991. Following this, I pursued doctoral studies from 1993 to 1997.

Research focus

Based on AK Baltaci’s published papers, his research primarily focuses on the roles of trace elements like zinc and magnesium in physiological systems, particularly in endocrinology and neurochemistry. His studies investigate how these elements affect hormone levels, oxidative stress, and neurological functions. Baltaci explores diverse topics such as the impact of zinc deficiency, supplementation effects on oxidative markers, and the interplay of trace elements with thyroid hormones. His work contributes to understanding the biochemical mechanisms underlying health and disease, emphasizing applications in sports physiology and neurodegenerative conditions. 🧬🔬

Publication top notes

Molecular mechanisms of early and late LTP\

Effects of magnesium supplementation on testosterone levels of athletes and sedentary subjects at rest and after exhaustion

Effects of zinc deficiency and supplementation on malondialdehyde and glutathione levels in blood and tissues of rats performing swimming exercise

Opposite effects of zinc and melatonin on thyroid hormones in rats

Changes in the serum levels of trace elements before and after the operation in thyroid cancer patients

The roles of flavonols/flavonoids in neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation

Zinc supplementation ameliorates electromagnetic field-induced lipid peroxidation in the rat brain

Leptin and zinc relation: in regulation of food intake and immunity

Effects of magnesium supplementation on blood parameters of athletes at rest and after exercise

Effect of zinc supplementation on antioxidant activity in young wrestlers

Fentahun Admassu Yayeh | Social Impact of Scientific Discoveries | Best Researcher Award

Fentahun Admassu Yayeh | Social Impact of Scientific Discoveries | Best Researcher Award

Mr Fentahun Admassu Yayeh, Amhara Management Institute, Ethiopia

Fentahun Admassu Yayeh 🎓 is a seasoned professional dedicated to community-based development, aiming to enhance food security and livelihoods for vulnerable populations. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Bahir Dar University (2007), a Master’s in Development Economics from Civil Service University (2013), and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Economy and Governance at Amhara Leadership Academy. His extensive experience includes leadership roles at the Regional Cooperatives Promotion Agency, focusing on financial cooperatives development and rural financial intermediation. Proficient in advanced Microsoft applications and statistical software, Fentahun is also a published researcher in social capital and economic development. 📚💼

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Education

He earned my Bachelor’s degree in Economics in 2007 from Bahir Dar University in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia 🎓. In 2013, I pursued a Master’s degree in Development Economics at Civil Service University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 🎓. Currently, He a Ph.D. student in Political Economy and Governance at Amhara Leadership Academy in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia 🎓. He academic journey reflects my dedication to understanding and influencing economic and political structures in my country 🌍.

Work Experience

From January 9, 2017, to February 24, 2020, I served as the Financial Cooperatives Development Directorate Director at the Regional Cooperatives Promotion Agency. My role involved providing strategic direction and technical oversight, assessing cooperatives’ needs, and developing a monitoring and evaluation framework 📊. I also prepared business plans, annual work, and budgets, and disbursed budgets to zones and woredas. Previously, from May 25, 2014, to January 8, 2017, I coordinated the Rural Financial Intermediation Programme 🌱, establishing international partnerships, implementing MIS, and liaising with various organizations. My earlier roles included cooperatives promotion expert and RUFIP Monitoring and Evaluation Expert 📈.

Research Experience

Fentahun Admassu Yayeh and Wondaferahu Mulugeta Demissie (2024) examine the crucial role of social capital in poverty reduction in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia in their study published in the African Journal of Commercial Studies. They argue that strengthening community networks and mutual trust can significantly alleviate poverty. In another paper, Yayeh and Mulugeta, along with Wuhibegezer Ferede (2024), explore the complex relationship between social capital and economic development in Ethiopia, as detailed in the Forum for Social Economics. They discuss how social ties can influence economic growth. Furthermore, Yayeh and Mulugeta (2024) analyze the economic performance of financial cooperatives in the Amhara Region through the lens of social capital in Technium EconomiA. In an earlier work, Yayeh (2021) discusses the effectiveness of focus group discussions as a data collection method in economics in the Daagu International Journal of Basic & Applied Research. Finally, Yayeh addresses the significant impacts of COVID-19 on Ethiopia’s manufacturing and service sectors in a 2020 report, highlighting the pandemic’s disruptions and challenges. 📉🏭🌐

Professional Certification 🏅

Fentahun holds several professional certifications, including strategic leadership, corporate governance, and rural financial cooperatives. His training as a master facilitator and a trainer of trainers underscores his commitment to capacity development and knowledge dissemination.

Research focus

Fentahun Admassu Yayeh’s research primarily focuses on economic development, social capital, and the impacts of socio-economic factors in Ethiopia. His studies include the relationship between social capital and economic performance, particularly in financial cooperatives in the Amhara region 🌍, the broader economic development dynamics in Ethiopia 💹, the effects of COVID-19 on various sectors of the Ethiopian economy 🦠📉, and the influence of religion on household saving behavior 💰🙏. Additionally, he explores methodologies in economic data collection, such as focus group discussions 🗣️📊. His work often intersects economics, social science, and development studies.

Publication top notes

Social Capital and Economic Performance of Financial Cooperatives: Evidence from the Amhara Region

Debating the Relationship Between Social Capital and Economic Development in Ethiopia

Focus Group Discussion as a data collection tool in Economics

The Impact of Religion on Household Saving Behavior

 

Surya Chelikani | Quantitative Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Surya Chelikani | Quantitative Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Dr Surya Chelikani, Quinnipiac University, United States

Dr. Surya Chelikani is an accomplished educator and researcher in finance, specializing in corporate finance, asset pricing, and market microstructure. With a Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University, he serves as an Associate Professor at Quinnipiac University. His expertise extends to both academic and corporate realms, with prior experience in engineering and consultancy. Dr. Chelikani’s research investigates topics such as market integration and regulatory impacts on financial markets. Recognized for his teaching excellence, he has received prestigious awards and consistently high evaluations. 📚💼🏅

Publication profile

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Education

After completing a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Andhra University (India) in 1981, I pursued an M.B.A in General Management from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2003. Building upon this foundation, I obtained my Ph.D. in Finance from Oklahoma State University in 2010. 🎓 This educational journey reflects a diverse range of interests and expertise, blending technical skills with financial acumen. From engineering principles to the intricacies of financial markets, each step has contributed to a well-rounded perspective and a dedication to continuous learning and growth.

Experience

As an academic, I’ve dedicated years to teaching and shaping minds. Beginning as an Instructor at Oklahoma State University, I’ve covered various financial courses, earning commendable teaching evaluations. My journey progressed to Quinnipiac University, where I advanced from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor, fostering a dynamic learning environment. Alongside academia, I’ve also ventured into the corporate realm. As a partner in multiple enterprises spanning cold welding, systems programming, and consultancy for cement plants, I’ve honed practical insights that complement my academic endeavors. Balancing academia with real-world experience has enriched my professional journey, ensuring a holistic approach to education. 📚💼

Awards

In the realm of academia, achievements often serve as milestones of dedication and excellence. Such is the case for Surya Chelikani, whose academic journey has been adorned with accolades. Notably,  clinched the coveted Outstanding Graduate Teaching Associate award in Finance, an honor bestowed upon  in both 2006 and 2007—a feat unmatched by any other recipient. Securing a four-year assistantship from the Department of Finance further underscores [his/her/their] commitment and proficiency. [His/Her/Their] consistent presence on the President’s List throughout  MBA years reflects [his/her/their] unwavering academic prowess. Membership in esteemed societies like Delta Mu Delta and the Golden Key national honor society epitomizes scholarly excellence and distinction. 🎓

Research focus

S Chelikani’s research primarily focuses on financial economics, particularly in areas related to market efficiency, regulatory impacts, and financial contagion. Chelikani has explored the effects of regulatory changes such as Sarbanes-Oxley and Regulation Fair Disclosure on market integration and efficiency. Additionally, their work delves into the implications of financial crises, such as the 2008 financial crisis, on various financial sectors, including the Turkish financial sector and hedge funds. Their studies often employ quantitative methods like cointegration analysis to examine market dynamics and investor behavior.

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Publication top notes

Financial crisis and contagion: The effects of the 2008 financial crisis on the Turkish financial sector

The impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on market efficiency: evidence from mergers and acquisitions activity

GASB mandatory disclosure rules and municipal bond yield spreads

Implied volatility spread and stock mispricing

The Hedge Fund Industry’s Market Timing Ability and Role in Financial Contagion: Evidence from the Strategic Response to the 2008 Financial Crisis

The Effect of Regulation Fair Disclosure on Market Integration

Past stock returns and the MAX effect

Volatility feedback effect and risk-return tradeoff

The impact of insider ownership level on equity market timing decisions

State-dependent intertemporal risk-return tradeoff: Further evidence

Revisiting the ICAPM under the distortion of risk–return tradeoff in short‐horizon stock returns

Cointegration Analysis of the Effect of Decimalization on Market Equilibrium and Price Discovery

Mediatrice NIYONSABA | Qualitative Hypotheses | Best Paper Award

Mediatrice NIYONSABA | Qualitative Hypotheses | Best Paper Award

Mrs Mediatrice NIYONSABA, Rwanda Biomedical center, Rwanda

Mediatrice Niyonsaba is a dedicated health professional and researcher. Currently a second-year Master’s student in Epidemiology at the University of Rwanda, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Anesthesia from the same institution. Since 2012, she has served as an anesthesia clinical officer at RBC/SAMU 🚑. Her research includes co-authoring a study on motorcycle crash epidemiology in Kigali and assisting in several projects, including those on anemia in trauma, substance abuse screening, and the impact of COVID-19 on CNS injuries. She is the lead author of a study on mHealth tools in prehospital care, published in the African Journal of Emergency Medicine 📚.

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Education

Since November 2021, she have been pursuing a Master of Science in Epidemiology at the University of Rwanda’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences 📚. I previously earned a Bachelor’s degree in Anesthesia from the same university (2015-2017) 🎓. My professional journey includes working as an anesthesia clinical officer at RBC/SAMU (Service d’Aide Medicale d’Urgence) since November 2012 🏥. Before that, I taught Biology at SAKE Secondary School from January to November 2009 👩‍🏫.

Experience

Since January 2019, I’ve been part of the SAMU team collaborating with Utah University to develop and pilot test a mobile health communication tool (912 m Health tool) aimed at enhancing emergency medical services 🚑. I co-authored “Epidemiology and prehospital care of motorcycle crashes in Kigali, Rwanda,” published in November 2019 🏍️. From January to April 2020, I was a research assistant for the Kigali Anemia in Trauma and Transfusion Study at CHUK 🏥. Between August 2020 and September 2021, I assisted in adapting screening instruments for detecting alcohol and drug abuse in Rwanda using ACASI 🍷💊. In late 2021, I contributed to research on the impact of COVID-19 on CNS injury treatment and outcomes 🧠. Recently, I authored “Challenges and opportunities to improve efficiency and quality of prehospital emergency care using an m Health platform,” published in the African Journal of Emergency Medicine in September 2023 📚.

Research focus

Dr. Sharmistha Jayaraman’s research focuses primarily on improving prehospital emergency care and trauma management in low-resource settings, particularly in Rwanda. Her studies encompass various aspects of emergency medical services (EMS), including challenges in locating emergency scenes 🚑, enhancing efficiency through m Health platforms 📱, neurotrauma management 🧠, and the epidemiology of trauma, such as motorcycle crashes 🏍️. Additionally, Dr. Jayaraman investigates the initial management of traumatic brain injuries and factors influencing HIV testing among emergency patients. Her work aims to improve healthcare outcomes by addressing critical gaps in prehospital care and emergency response systems in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Publication top notes

Challenges Locating the Scene of Emergency: A Qualitative Study of the EMS System in Rwanda

Challenges and opportunities to improve efficiency and quality of prehospital emergency care using an mHealth platform: Qualitative study in Rwanda

Trends in Neurotrauma Epidemiology, Management, and Outcomes during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kigali, Rwanda

Factors associated with HIV testing among patients seeking emergent injury care in Kigali, Rwanda

The Initial Prehospital Management of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kigali, Rwanda

The epidemiology and prehospital care of motorcycle crashes in a sub-Saharan African urban center

Data-driven prehospital training to decrease motorcycle crash deaths in a Sub-Saharan African urban center

 

Outstanding Hypothesis Investigation Award

Outstanding Hypothesis Investigation Award

Introduction:

Step into the realm of groundbreaking inquiry and discovery with the Outstanding Hypothesis Investigation Award. This prestigious accolade celebrates the exceptional individuals who delve deep into hypotheses, uncovering new insights and pushing the boundaries of knowledge.

About the Award:

The Outstanding Hypothesis Investigation Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate exemplary dedication and skill in investigating hypotheses, leading to significant advancements in their respective fields of study.

Eligibility:

  • Age Limits: None; open to individuals of all ages.
  • Qualification: Candidates must have a proven track record of conducting thorough investigations into hypotheses that have resulted in notable contributions to their field.
  • Publications: Nominees should have a record of publishing their investigative findings in reputable academic journals or presenting them at conferences.
  • Requirements: Nominees must meet specific criteria outlined by the award committee.

Evaluation Criteria:

Candidates are evaluated based on the depth, rigor, and impact of their investigative work. The clarity of hypothesis investigation, the strength of supporting evidence, and the significance of the findings are key considerations.

Submission Guidelines:

Nomination packages should include a comprehensive biography highlighting the nominee's academic and research achievements, an abstract outlining the hypothesis investigation and its implications, and supporting files such as publications, presentations, or research data. Submissions must adhere to the specified format and guidelines provided by the award committee.

Recognition:

Recipients of the Outstanding Hypothesis Investigation Award receive prestigious recognition for their contributions to advancing knowledge through rigorous investigative work, including media coverage, networking opportunities, and a formal presentation of the award.

Community Impact:

Winners of the award inspire and catalyze further research and inquiry within their respective fields, fostering collaboration, innovation, and the pursuit of new discoveries.

Exceptional Research Distinction Award

Exceptional Research Distinction Award

Introduction:

Welcome to the pinnacle of research excellence - the Exceptional Research Distinction Award celebrates the groundbreaking contributions of researchers who have reshaped the boundaries of knowledge. This prestigious accolade honors individuals whose work embodies innovation, integrity, and impact.

About the Award:

The Exceptional Research Distinction Award recognizes outstanding researchers across diverse fields who have demonstrated exceptional achievements and significant contributions to their respective disciplines.

Eligibility:

  • Age Limits: None; open to researchers of all ages.
  • Qualification: Open to individuals with a proven track record of outstanding research contributions.
  • Publications: Candidates must have a substantial body of high-quality publications.
  • Requirements: Nominees must meet specific criteria outlined by the award committee.

Evaluation Criteria:

Candidates are evaluated based on the originality, significance, and impact of their research contributions. Factors such as innovation, methodological rigor, and societal relevance are also considered.

Submission Guidelines:

Nomination packages must include a biography, abstract, supporting files, and any relevant documentation showcasing the nominee's research accomplishments. Submissions should adhere to the specified format and guidelines provided by the award committee.

Recognition:

Recipients of the Exceptional Research Distinction Award receive prestigious recognition for their achievements, including media coverage, networking opportunities, and a ceremonial presentation of the award.

Community Impact:

Winners of the award serve as role models and inspirations within the research community, fostering collaboration, mentorship, and knowledge exchange.

Emerging Research Star Award

Emerging Research Star Award

Introduction:

Welcome to the Emerging Research Star Award—an accolade designed to honor the brightest minds shaping the future of their fields. This award celebrates the innovative spirit and remarkable achievements of emerging researchers worldwide.

About the Award:

The Emerging Research Star Award acknowledges young scholars who exhibit exceptional promise and groundbreaking work in their respective domains. This prestigious accolade serves as a testament to their dedication, creativity, and potential to drive meaningful change through research.

Eligibility:

  • Age Limit: Applicants must be under the age of 40 at the time of submission.
  • Qualification: Open to researchers from all academic backgrounds and disciplines.
  • Publications: Applicants should have a demonstrable record of impactful research publications.
  • Requirements: Nominees must meet all submission criteria outlined in the guidelines.

Evaluation Criteria:

Candidates will be evaluated based on the significance, originality, and potential impact of their research contributions. Additionally, factors such as leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary approach may also be considered.

Submission Guidelines:

  • All submissions must include a comprehensive biography, abstract of research, and supporting documents.
  • Submissions should adhere to the specified format and submission deadline.
  • Detailed guidelines are available on the official award website.

Recognition:

Recipients of the Emerging Research Star Award will receive global recognition for their achievements. This includes opportunities for networking, collaboration, and further career development.

Community Impact:

The award aims to foster a supportive community of emerging researchers, encouraging knowledge exchange, collaboration, and mentorship. Recipients are expected to contribute positively to this community and inspire future generations of researchers.

Biography:

Applicants are required to provide a detailed biography outlining their academic background, research interests, and notable achievements. This serves to contextualize their contributions and highlight their potential as emerging research stars.

Abstract and Supporting Files:

Each submission must include a concise abstract summarizing the nominee's research objectives, methodology, and key findings. Additionally, supporting files such as publications, patents, or other relevant documents should be included to provide further insight into the candidate's work.

Social Sciences Excellence Award

Social Sciences Excellence Award

Introduction:

Welcome to the Social Sciences Excellence Award, recognizing outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of social sciences. This prestigious award celebrates individuals or teams who have made significant advancements in understanding human behavior, society, and culture.

About the Award:

The Social Sciences Excellence Award honors scholars, researchers, and practitioners who have demonstrated excellence in the social sciences. From pioneering research to impactful community initiatives, this award celebrates endeavors that deepen our understanding of human societies and contribute to positive social change.

Eligibility:

  • Open to individuals and teams worldwide
  • No age limits
  • Candidates must have made notable contributions to the field of social sciences
  • Qualifications may include relevant degrees, professional experience, or demonstrated expertise in social science research or practice
  • Publications, research papers, or other scholarly works are encouraged

Recurrence:

Annual

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Significance and originality of contributions to the field
  • Methodological rigor and soundness of research
  • Impact on advancing knowledge and understanding in social sciences
  • Relevance and applicability of findings to real-world issues

Submission Guidelines:

  • Submit a detailed description of the contributions or achievements in the social sciences
  • Provide evidence of impact, such as publications, research outputs, or testimonials
  • Include any relevant publications, research papers, or other supporting documentation
  • Follow the specified format and submission deadlines

Recognition:

Recipients of the Social Sciences Excellence Award receive a prestigious certificate, public recognition through various channels, and opportunities for further collaboration and support from academic and professional networks.

Community Impact:

The Social Sciences Excellence Award aims to inspire and empower individuals and organizations to address pressing social challenges and foster positive social change. By recognizing and promoting excellence in social science research and practice, this award contributes to building a more informed, inclusive, and equitable society.

Biography:

Applicants are invited to provide a brief biography highlighting their contributions to the social sciences, relevant experience, and notable achievements in the field.

Abstract and Supporting Files:

Include a comprehensive abstract summarizing the contributions or achievements in the social sciences, including objectives, methodology, findings, and implications. Supporting files such as research papers, publications, or project reports can enhance the submission and demonstrate the impact and significance of the work.

Excellence in Research Award

Excellence in Research Award

Introduction:

Welcome to the Excellence in Research Award, celebrating outstanding contributions in the realm of academic inquiry and discovery. This prestigious accolade recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication, innovation, and impact in their respective fields of research.

Award Overview:

The Excellence in Research Award honors individuals across various disciplines for their exemplary achievements in advancing knowledge, fostering innovation, and making significant contributions to their fields through groundbreaking research endeavors.

Eligibility:

  • Open to researchers of all ages and backgrounds
  • No age limits apply
  • Qualification: Demonstrated excellence in research
  • Publications: Significant contributions to scholarly literature
  • Recurrements: Continuous commitment to advancing knowledge and innovation

Evaluation Criteria:

Candidates will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. Quality and significance of research contributions
  2. Innovation and creativity in research methodology
  3. Impact and influence on the field
  4. Consistency and sustainability of research efforts

Submission Guidelines:

  • Submit a comprehensive biography highlighting research achievements
  • Include an abstract summarizing key contributions
  • Provide supporting files such as publications, patents, or technical reports

Recognition:

Recipients of the Excellence in Research Award will receive:

  • A prestigious award certificate
  • Recognition at a formal ceremony or conference
  • Publicity through various media channels

Community Impact:

Winners of the award are expected to serve as role models and mentors within their research communities, inspiring future generations of scholars and fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.

Biography:

A detailed biography outlining the candidate's academic background, research interests, notable achievements, and contributions to the field is required.

Abstract and Supporting Files:

Candidates must submit an abstract summarizing their research accomplishments along with supporting files such as publications, patents, or technical reports to substantiate their contributions.