Isaiah Negedu | Humanities and Science Integration | Best Researcher Award

Isaiah Negedu | Humanities and Science Integration | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr Isaiah Negedu, Federal University of Lafia, Nigeria

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Isaiah Negedu is an esteemed academic specializing in African Philosophy, Epistemology, and Philosophy of Law. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Federal University of Lafia, Nigeria, and a Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg’s Faculty of Art, Design, and Architecture. Dr. Negedu holds a Ph.D. in Epistemology from Nnamdi Azikiwe University and has received various honors, including sponsorships for international workshops and conferences. His research explores African ethics, decolonial methods, and scientific racism. He also contributes to editorial boards and has supervised numerous undergraduate and postgraduate students. 🌍📚🧠

Experience

Since April 2014, Isaiah Negedu has been an integral part of the Federal University of Lafia, initially joining as a Lecturer II. Over the years, their dedication and expertise earned them promotions to Lecturer I in October 2017 and to Senior Lecturer in October 2020. Their journey reflects a strong commitment to academia and a deep impact on their students and the university community. 📚✨

Academic Responsibilities

Since 2023, He have served as the Representative of the Faculty of Arts to the Postgraduate School and the PG Coordinator for the Department of Philosophy. Previously, He was a member of the Students’ Disciplinary Committee at Federal University of Lafia from 2021 to 2023. My past roles include being the Representative of the Faculty of Arts on the Research and Publications Committee (2016-2017), Coordinator of the Department of Philosophy (2016-2018), and a member of both the University Senate and the Curriculum Development Committee (2016-2018). He also served as the Examination Officer for the Centre for General Studies in 2015-2016. 📚🎓

Honors

Dr. Isaiah Negedu has made significant contributions to African philosophy and intercultural studies. At the 2023 Summer School of the Conversational Society of Philosophy in South Africa, they presented “Thinking Conversationally: A Guide to the Complementary Turn in African Philosophy.” They received sponsorship from the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) for the Decolonial Research Group workshop in 2021 and from the Center for Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Studies at Eberhard Karls University for an international colloquium in 2021. In 2019, they attended the African Philosophy World Conference in Tanzania and completed a Post-Doctoral scholarship on “Scientific Racism and the African Predicament” at the University of Kwazulu-Natal. 🌍📚✨

Research focus

Based on the provided publications, the research focus of IA Negedu primarily revolves around African philosophy, cultural studies, and the impact of globalization on intercultural communication. His work explores themes such as nationalism, traditional religious beliefs, and the tension between communalism and democracy in Africa. Negedu critically examines African history through various lenses, including postmodern culture and scientific progress. His studies also address the challenges and opportunities presented by cultural globalization and intercultural competence. Overall, his research contributes to understanding the complex dynamics of African identity, culture, and philosophy in a global context. 🌍📚💬

Publication top notes

Nationalism in Nigeria: A case for patriotic citizenship

The Igala traditional religious belief system: Between monotheism and polytheism

The question of African communalism and the antithesis of democracy

Intercultural communication in the wake of globalism

Remedial Approach to Cultural Globalization and Intercultural Competence

Monogenesis to homogenesis: Conversations on race

Deconstructing African history from western historicism

Scientific progress and postmodern culture: the African experience

African Philosophy Post 1994: In Conversation with Alena Rettova

Are the communications of African flight attendants a form of slurred speech?

 

 

 

Zoia Arshad Awan | Biology and Life Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Zoia Arshad Awan | Biology and Life Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Dr Zoia Arshad Awan, Teagasc, Food Research Centre, Ashtown. Ireland

Zoia Arshad Awan is a seasoned researcher specializing in plant pathology and horticulture. 🌿 With a Ph.D. from the University of the Punjab, she has significantly contributed to studies on biocontrol of plant pathogens and the improvement of crop productivity. 🌾 As a Research Officer at Teagasc Ashtown Food Research Centre, she leads innovative projects in vertical farming and hydroponics. Previously, she provided technical insights at WWF-Pakistan and contributed to various research roles at the University of the Punjab and The University of Queensland. 🌍 Her extensive publication record includes impactful research in plant disease management and agricultural sustainability. 📚

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Education

Dr. Zoia Arshad Awan earned a Ph.D. in Agricultural Sciences (Plant Pathology) from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab, Pakistan, with a 3.76/4.00 CGPA. Their thesis focused on the “Antifungal Potential of Bacterial Bioactive Products and Plant Nutrients in Managing Early Blight Disease of Tomato.” They completed their M.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture Plant Pathology with a 3.93/4.00 CGPA, researching “A Polyphasic Approach to the Identification of Aspergillus Section Flavi.” Their B.Sc. (Hons.) in the same field had a 3.51/4.00 CGPA, with a report on “Isolation, Purification, and Identification of Phyto-pathogenic Bacteria and Fungi from Guava Orchards.” 🌱🔬📚

Experience

Dr. Zoia Arshad Awan🌿 is a dedicated researcher with extensive experience in horticulture and sustainable agriculture. Currently serving as a Research Officer at Teagasc Ashtown Food Research Centre in Dublin, Ireland (02/2023-09/2024), they focus on designing and managing research in protected and semi-protected horticulture. Previously, they worked at WWF-Pakistan (08/2020-02/2023), providing technical inputs and building field research capacity. They also contributed as a Research Assistant at the University of the Punjab, Pakistan (10/2015-02/2020), and gained international experience as a Visiting Researcher at The University of Queensland, Australia (12/2019-10/2019). Their early career includes roles at the First Fungal Culture Bank of Pakistan and as a Research Intern at WMTI, Lahore. 🌱📈

Awards

Awarded the International Research Support Initiative Program (IRSIP) scholarship by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan, during Ph.D. studies 🎓. Received the prestigious Doctoral Programme Coordination Committee (DPCC) merit scholarship from the University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan 🏅. Completed an MPhil degree with distinction, showcasing exceptional academic performance 🌟. Earned internal merit scholarships during M.Sc. (Hons.) and B.Sc. (Hons.), highlighting a consistent record of excellence and dedication to academic achievements 📚.

Research focus

Based on the listed publications, the research focus of A Shoaib revolves around plant pathology, specifically in developing resistance strategies for tomato plants against early blight disease. The studies explore various approaches such as using antagonistic bacteria, Bacillus subtilis, and different fertilizers to induce disease resistance. Additionally, Shoaib investigates the biochemical and physiological responses of plants to stressors like heavy metals and pathogens, including the role of antioxidant enzymes and exogenous compounds. This research contributes to improving plant health and disease management in agricultural settings. 🌱🦠🔬

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Variations in total phenolics and antioxidant enzymes cause phenotypic variability and differential resistant response in tomato genotypes against early blight disease

Intervention of antagonistic bacteria as a potential inducer of disease resistance in tomato to mitigate early blight

Combating early blight infection by employing Bacillus subtilis in combination with plant fertilizers

Crosstalk of Zn in combination with other fertilizers underpins interactive effects and induces resistance in tomato plant against early blight disease

Macrophomina phaseolina alters the biochemical pathway in Vigna radiata chastened by Zn2+ and FYM to improve plant growth

Exogenous melatonin alleviates cadmium-induced inhibition of growth and photosynthesis through upregulating antioxidant defense system in strawberry

Anti-mycotic potential of Trichoderma spp. and leaf biomass of Azadirachta indica against the charcoal rot pathogen, Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid in …

Chromium tolerance, oxidative stress response, morphological characteristics, and FTIR studies of phytopathogenic fungus Sclerotium rolfsii

Contending charcoal rot disease of mungbean by employing biocontrol Ochrobactrum ciceri and zinc

Antifungal potential of volatiles produced by Bacillus subtilis BS-01 against Alternaria solani in Solanum lycopersicum

Arie Geronik | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Arie Geronik | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Dr Arie Geronik, The Open University of Israel – Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Arie Geronik, a distinguished scholar in International Relations and Political Science, earned his B.A. in Political Science and Psychology (1985) and M.A. in International Relations (1989) from Tel Aviv University, and his Ph.D. in International Relations from Hebrew University (2001). He has taught at the Open University of Israel and various other institutions since 1988. His notable works include “The Foreign Policy of Israel – 1948-2008” and “Buffer Zone: Dyads of Neutral States as a Model for Regional Stability.” Dr. Geronik served on numerous academic committees and was a representative of the Israel Association for International Studies. 📚🌍🎓

Education

🌟 With a strong academic background, this individual began their journey with a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from Tel Aviv University in 1985. 📚 They continued at Tel Aviv University, earning an M.A. in International Relations in 1989. 🌍 Their pursuit of knowledge culminated in a Ph.D. in International Relations from Hebrew University in 2001. 🎓 These achievements reflect their dedication to understanding complex global dynamics and human behavior. 🌐 Their educational

Experience

From 1988 to the present, I have dedicated my career to teaching courses in my fields of specialization. My expertise spans across various subjects, where I have imparted knowledge and inspired countless students. With a passion for education and a commitment to excellence, I strive to create engaging and impactful learning experiences. My teaching journey is marked by continuous growth and adaptation to the evolving educational landscape, ensuring that I provide the most relevant and up-to-date information to my students. 📚🎓✨

Scientific Conferences

Presented papers at various international conferences, including ECPR and IPSA events. Topics covered range from early childhood socialization to the adoption of the Nordic Balance Model as a security regime.

Research focus

Arie (Leo) Geronik’s research, as evidenced by his article “The Cold War in Retrospect: A Continuous International Conflict or a World War?” in Cogent Social Sciences, primarily focuses on international relations and historical conflicts. His work examines the Cold War’s classification and its implications for understanding global conflicts. Geronik’s research contributes to the discourse on whether the Cold War should be viewed as an ongoing international conflict or a full-scale world war. His analysis provides insights into the nature of historical and contemporary global tensions. 🌍📜🔍

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The Cold War in retrospect: a continuous international conflict or a world war?

 

Tito Vagni | Social Sciences | Social Sciences Excellence Award

Tito Vagni | Social Sciences | Social Sciences Excellence Award

Prof Tito Vagni, Universitas Mercatorum, Italy

Prof Tito Vagni ha una laurea in Scienze della Comunicazione dall’Università La Sapienza di Roma e due dottorati, uno in Sociologia alla Sorbonne e uno in Comunicazione e Nuove Tecnologie allo IULM. Attualmente insegna Sociologia dei Media presso Universitas Mercatorum, Università di Macerata e Università della Tuscia. Ha ottenuto l’Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale come Professore di Seconda Fascia. È stato consulente della Commissione Segre e ha insegnato in prestigiose università internazionali. I suoi interessi di ricerca includono media, discorsi d’odio digitali, estetica e gastronomia. Dirige la collana editoriale “Culturologica” e collabora con diverse pubblicazioni. 📚🎓🌍

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Qualification

Nel 2022, ha ottenuto l’Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale (ASN) per le funzioni di professore universitario di Seconda Fascia, valida dal 3 ottobre 2022 al 3 ottobre 2032. Questo riconoscimento è stato conseguito nel Settore Concorsuale 14/C2, che riguarda la Sociologia dei Processi Culturali e Comunicativi. 🎓📚 Questo prestigioso titolo riflette la competenza e la preparazione nel campo della sociologia, specialmente in ambiti legati alla cultura e alla comunicazione, e rappresenta un’importante tappa nella carriera accademica. 🌟

Research focus

Tomas Vagni’s research focuses on the interplay between media, communication, and culture, with a particular emphasis on how digital platforms and media influence social practices and perceptions. His work explores the theoretical and practical dimensions of media consumption, political branding, and the representation of food in media. Vagni’s studies often investigate the implications of media on public imagination and consumption patterns, particularly within the contexts of reality TV, digital activism, and cultural policies. His research includes topics such as “lo-fi politics,” digital influence, and the aesthetics of media representation. 📺🌐🍽️

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Abitare la tv. Teorie, immaginari, reality show

Lo-fi politics. Il brand del politico e lo stile amatoriale in «bassa fedeltà»

L’influenza digitale

Food (is not) porn. Le immagini del cibo e l’orizzonte della scomparsa

La teoria dei media e l’immaginario. Uno studio a partire da Edgar Morin

EXPO 2015: la decrescita da utopia a stile di vita

Servizio pubblico televisivo e politiche culturali della disabilità: modelli di un immaginario consolatorio

Dall’esposizione all’algoritmo. Forme di organizzazione del consumo nelle piattaforme digitali

Comunicazione come consumo. Teorie, modelli e pratiche nello studio dei media

 

Bahareh Abedin | Business Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Bahareh Abedin | Business Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Dr Bahareh Abedin, University of Mazandaran, Iran

🌟 Dr. Bahareh Abedin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Mazandaran. With a Ph.D. in Strategic Management, she specializes in business analysis and strategic planning for SMEs. As Director of Executive Management and Secretary of the University-Industry Relations Committee, she bridges academia and industry. Her research focuses on behavioral strategic management and the industry-academia relationship. Dr. Abedin has supervised numerous HDR students and serves as Internal Manager for the Journal of Sustainable Human Resource Management. Her work includes publications on green HR practices and effective organizational leadership. 📈📚

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📚 Educational 

PhD in Strategic Management from Tarbiat Modares University, Iran.

Experience

Expertise in business analysis, strategic management, and marketing, with prior roles in sales and management consulting.

Research focus

B. Abedin’s research focuses on organizational behavior, leadership, and human resource management, with a particular emphasis on the impact of family functions on family business development. Their work explores strategic issues within organizations, particularly during crises like COVID-19, and includes studies on customer perceptions in marketing and the integration of technology in business practices. Recent contributions involve sustainable human resource management and the role of spiritual intelligence in leadership. Overall, Abedin’s research addresses the intersection of management theory and practical applications in diverse organizational contexts. 📊👨‍💼🌍✨

Publication top notes

Effects of family functions and structural changes on family business development (social capital evidence)

Investigating what determines strategic issues in organizations: A qualitative study

Formation and Identification of Strategic Issues in Organizations: A review and classification of current studies

Investigating Effective Organizational Leadership’s Indicators in Covid19 Crisis Management.

Machine Learning in Behavioral Finance: A Systematic Literature Review.

designing a conceptual model of Talent Turnover among Iranian Organizations: An Exploratory Research in ICT industry

Spiritual Intelligence as a Transformational Tool for Organizational Leaders A Case Study of National Iranian Oil Company

Investigating Customers’ Attitude and Perception toward Mobile Marketing in the ICT Era

Explaining the Relationship between the Perceived Value of Customers of Luxury Car Brands and their Purchasing‎ Behavior in Tehran

Customer Satisfaction Measurement: Through Multi-Criteria Analysis Model (MUSA)

 

MBOHOU Sylvain | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

MBOHOU Sylvain | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Dr MBOHOU Sylvain, Universidade Estadual do Maranhão, UEMA, Brazil

Dr MBOHOU Sylvain is an Assistant Professor specializing in the History of Contemporary Africa and The Global South in International Relations. Currently a postdoctoral researcher at Universidade Estadual do Maranhão, Brazil, they also serve on the editorial committees of Nouvelle Afrique Editions and the International Journal of Business Diplomacy and Economy. With a Ph.D. in African History and International Relations from the University of Dschang, their research focuses on slavery, international relations, and heritage management. They have extensive teaching experience in Cameroon and have authored several impactful theses and reports. 🌟✍️

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Experience

Dr. Dr MBOHOU Sylvain is an Assistant Professor teaching courses like “History of Contemporary Africa” and “The Global South in International Relations” since April 2024. Currently a postdoctoral researcher at Universidade Estadual do Maranhão, Brazil, since June 2023, he also serves on the editorial committees of Nouvelle Afrique Editions and the International Journal of Business Diplomacy and Economy. An expert for AFFADA in Cameroon since 2015, he has been an associate researcher at CERPETA since 2014. He previously taught history at various institutions in Cameroon from 2009 to 2023. 🌍📚✍️✨

Academic Training and Certifications

Dr. MBOHOU Sylvain earned a Ph.D. in African History and International Relations from the University of Dschang, Cameroon, in 2021, graduating with the distinction “Very Honorable.” Prior to this, he completed a Master II in History of International Relations (2010-2012) and a Master I in the same field (2009-2010) at the same university. His academic journey began with a Bachelor’s Degree in History of International Relations, focusing on Political Science (2008-2009). He also obtained a Baccalaureate A4 in Spanish at the Government Classical High School of Malantouen in 2006. 📚🌍🎓

Awards

In 2024, I received a grant from the University of Virginia’s Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation (CGII). In 2023, I was awarded the Scientific Mobility Grant for the International Conference on “Slavery and Post-Slavery in Modern African History” and a scholarship from FAPEMA in collaboration with UEMA, Brazil. Additionally, I received an international scientific mobility grant from the Fondation pour la Mémoire de l’Esclavage (FME) and was a finalist for their best thesis competition on slavery. I also look forward to the Sue Peabody Award to support my attendance at the FCHS annual meeting. 🌍📚✨

Research focus

Sylvain Mbohou’s research focuses on the historical dynamics of slavery and post-slavery societies, particularly the experiences of enslaved children in the Bamum Kingdom of West Cameroon. His work explores the intersections of vulnerability, dependence, and social structures within these contexts. Through a detailed examination of the Bamum’s involvement in transatlantic and Arab-Muslim slave trades, Mbohou provides insights into the socio-cultural impacts on enslaved communities. His studies contribute to a deeper understanding of historical injustices and their lasting effects on contemporary societies. 📜🔍👶🏽✨

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Vulnerability and Dependence in Slavery and Post-Slavery Societies: A Historicisation of the Enslaved Children (<i>Pon Pekpen)</i> from the Bamum Kingdom West Cameroon)

 

Ioannis Chatzilygeroudis | Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence | Best Researcher Award

Ioannis Chatzilygeroudis | Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence | Best Researcher Award

Prof Ioannis Chatzilygeroudis, University of Patras, Greece

Prof. Emeritus at the University of Patras, Greece, with a rich educational background in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (NTUA), Theology (University of Athens), MSc in Information Technology, and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence (University of Nottingham). Fluent in Greek and English, he specializes in AI, KR&R, knowledge-based systems, theorem proving, intelligent tutoring, e-learning, machine learning, natural language generation, sentiment analysis, semantic web, and educational robotics. His prolific research includes a PhD thesis, 18 edited volumes, 21 book chapters, 46 journal papers, 115 conference papers, 8 national conference papers, and 14 workshop papers. 📚🤖💻🌐

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Education

📚 From September 1968 to June 1974, completed secondary education, earning a Certificate of High School Graduation in Science. 🎓 Pursued a Diploma in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Electronics at the National Technical University of Athens from October 1974 to July 1979. 📜 From February to June 1983, obtained a Certificate of Educational Studies from PATES of SELETE, Greece. 📖 Achieved a Bachelor in Theology from the University of Athens, completed between October 1979 and December 1987. 🎓 Earned an MSc in Information Technology from the University of Nottingham in 1989, followed by a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the same university in 1992. 🧠 Thesis: “Integrating Logic and Objects for Knowledge Representation and Reasoning.”

Experience

📘 From Feb. 1982 to June 1982, I served as a part-time lab professor at PALMER Higher School of Electronics in Greece, teaching Electronics Lab. My full-time teaching journey began at TEI of Athens (1982-84), where I covered courses like Electrotechnics and Circuit Theory. My secondary education tenure (1984-92) focused on electrical engineering subjects. I then transitioned to higher education, teaching at TEI of Kozani and Chalkida, and later at the University of Nottingham (1990-92). From 1995-2006, I was a senior researcher and lecturer at the University of Patras, ultimately becoming a professor (2009-2023). Now, I am a Professor Emeritus. 🎓🔬

Projects

From June 1993 to November 1995, I managed the CTI team for the DELTA-CIME project, developing a knowledge-based production control system. I led several initiatives, including the MEDFORM project for multimedia education and the national project for educational software in chemistry. As a senior researcher, I contributed to intelligent systems for tele-education and hybrid knowledge representation. I led multiple European projects like MENUET, AVARES, and TESLA, focusing on innovative education through virtual reality. My work aims to enhance learning experiences across disciplines, involving collaboration with various international partners. 🌍📚💻🎓

Research focus

Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis specializes in artificial intelligence and its applications in various domains, particularly in agriculture and healthcare. His research includes intelligent systems for diagnosing farmed fish diseases, employing deep learning techniques for image analysis, and exploring natural language processing methods. He has contributed significantly to the development of expert systems and reinforcement learning approaches to improve disease prediction in aquaculture. Additionally, his work in sentiment analysis and e-learning demonstrates a commitment to advancing educational technologies and user experience. Hatzilygeroudis’s interdisciplinary approach combines computer science with practical applications, making significant strides in health and environmental management. 🌱🐟💻📊

Publication focus

Using Level-Based Multiple Reasoning in a Web-Based Intelligent System for the Diagnosis of Farmed Fish Diseases

An Integrated GIS-Based Reinforcement Learning Approach for Efficient Prediction of Disease Transmission in Aquaculture

Speech Emotion Recognition Using Convolutional Neural Networks with Attention Mechanism

Expert Systems for Farmed Fish Disease Diagnosis: An Overview and a Proposal

Expert Systems for Farmed Fish Disease Diagnosis: An Overview and a Proposal

A Convolutional Autoencoder Approach for Boosting the Specificity of Retinal Blood Vessels Segmentation

Evaluating Deep Learning Techniques for Natural Language Inference

nahidb shahabadi | Experimental Design | Best Researcher Award

nahidb shahabadi | Experimental Design | Best Researcher Award

Prof nahid shahabadi, razi university, Iran

Dr nahid shahabadi earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran (1989), and his M.S. (1994) and Ph.D. (1999) in Inorganic Chemistry from Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran. He has served as a Lab Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Assistant Professor, Head of Chemistry Dept., Head of Graduate Office, Associate Professor, and Professor. He was named the Outstanding Chemist of Iran (2019) and ranked among the top two percent of highly cited researchers worldwide (2022, 2023). He has guided 19 Ph.D. students, published 158 papers, and taught various advanced chemistry courses. 🧪📚🌍

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Education

With a robust academic background in chemistry, the individual earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran, in 1989 🧪. They advanced their expertise by obtaining an M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry from Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, in 1994 🧬. Their academic journey culminated in a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from the same institution in 1999 🎓. This comprehensive education has laid a solid foundation for a distinguished career in the field of inorganic chemistry, showcasing their dedication and profound understanding of the discipline 🌟.

Experience

🔬👨‍🔬 Dr nahid shahabadi has held various pivotal roles in academia, including Lab Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Assistant Professor, Head of Chemistry Department, Head of Graduate Office, and Associate Professor. With a specialization in Inorganic Chemistry, he served as Head of the Inorganic Chemistry Department and achieved Professorship. Recognized as an Outstanding Chemist of the country in 2019, he consistently ranks among the top-cited scientists globally, listed in the top two percent in 2022 and 2023. His career spans decades of impactful research and leadership, shaping the field of Chemistry. 🌍📚

Research focus

Dr. N Shahabadi’s research focuses on the interactions between various chemical compounds and biomolecules, particularly DNA and proteins. Utilizing multi-spectroscopic techniques and molecular modeling, Dr. Shahabadi investigates the binding mechanisms of metal complexes, food additives, and pharmaceuticals with DNA and proteins such as bovine and human serum albumin. These studies are essential for understanding the biochemical behavior of these compounds, contributing to advancements in medicinal chemistry and pharmacology. 🧬🔬📚💊

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DNA binding and DNA cleavage studies of a water soluble cobalt (II) complex containing dinitrogen Schiff base ligand: The effect of metal on the mode of binding

Multispectroscopic studies on the interaction of 2-tert-butylhydroquinone (TBHQ), a food additive, with bovine serum albumin

Study on the interaction of food colourant quinoline yellow with bovine serum albumin by spectroscopic techniques

Binding studies of a new copper (II) complex containing mixed aliphatic and aromatic dinitrogen ligands with bovine serum albumin using different instrumental methods

DNA interaction studies of a platinum (II) complex, PtCl2 (NN)(NN= 4, 7-dimethyl-1, 10-phenanthroline), using different instrumental methods

Multi-spectroscopic and molecular modeling studies on the interaction of antihypertensive drug; methyldopa with calf thymus DNA

Spectroscopic studies on the interaction of calf thymus DNA with the drug levetiracetam

Multispectroscopic DNA-binding studies of a tris-chelate nickel (II) complex containing 4, 7-diphenyl 1, 10-phenanthroline ligands

Study on the interaction of the epilepsy drug, zonisamide with human serum albumin (HSA) by spectroscopic and molecular docking techniques

Study on the interaction of the drug mesalamine with calf thymus DNA using molecular docking and spectroscopic techniques

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. 📚💼🏅

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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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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