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Editor-in-Chief

Seyfolah Saedodin

Applied Heat Transfer; Rapid Prototyping; Nano Fluid Mechanics; Fluid Mechanics; CFD Professor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

ssadodin.profile.semnan.ac.ir/
s_sadodinsemnan.ac.ir
0098 23 31535884
0000-0001-5066-8103

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Professor Saedodin completed his undergraduate study in Mechanical Engineering, Thermofluids field, at Sharif University of Technology. Moreover, he received his master's degree and PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Energy Conversion field, from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and Iran University of Science & Technology, respectively. In 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, they have been introduced as the top cited researchers in the top one percent of the world based on ISI-ESI and ISC indices. He joined the school of Mechanical Engineering at Semnan University in 2006. Dean of Farzanegan University, Dean of Semnan University Science and Technology Park, and Vice-Chancellor for Research and Technology in Semnan University are his important activities in recent years.

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Director-in-Charge

Mohammad Sadegh Valipour

Porous Media; Energy Saving; Heat Transfer Professor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

msvalipour.profile.semnan.ac.ir/#about_me
msvalipoursemnan.ac.ir
0098 23 31532352
0000-0002-3500-4576

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Mohammad Sadegh Valipour is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Semnan University. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Energy Conversion field, from Sharif University of Technology in Iran. He followed his study as a visiting researcher at Nagoya University in Japan. He is ranked among the top 2% of the most cited and impactful world scientists in the 2020, 2021 citations impact database created by Stanford University’s John Ioannidis, in PLoS Biology. He is a member of ISME (Iranian Society for Mechanical Engineering) and ISES (International Solar Energy Society). He awarded the fellowship of the Third M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics. His interesting research areas are SOLAR ENERGY (solar collectors, solar chimney), POROUS MEDIA (under ground water simulation, moving bed reactors, Bio porous media), ENERGY (modeling, optimization, and saving), WIND TUNNEL (Vertical and horizontal), REFRIGERATION and DRI (Direct Reduced Iron) Modelling. Engineering Mathematics, Power Plants Technology, Convection Heat Transfer, Process Engineering, Energy System Analysis are some courses taught by Prof. Valipour. Director of Semnan University Technology Incubator and Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Semnan University are some of his important activities in recent years.

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Executive Manager

Saman Rashidi

Solar Still; Entropy Generation Analysis; Transport Phenomena in Porous Assistant Professor, Department of Energy, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

samanrashidi.profile.semnan.ac.ir/#about_me
samanrashidisemnan.ac.ir
0098 23 31535160
0000-0001-6266-920X

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Saman Rashidi received his BA and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering at Semnan University, Iran in 2010 and 2013, respectively. He received PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, Energy Conversion Field, at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran in 2016. He is currently the assistant professor of the Department of the Energy in Semnan University. His-research interests are about thermal energy systems, investigation of different techniques used for efficiency improvement of various thermal systems, entropy generation analysis, transport phenomena, solar thermal energy systems. He has published about 100 refereed journal papers in Domestic and International Journals.

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Assistant Editor

Maziar Dehghan

Solar Energy; Energy Storage; Convection Heat Transfer Associate Professor, Department of Energy, Materials and Energy Research Center, Karaj, Iran

faculty.merc.ac.ir/dehghan/
ma.dehghanmerc.ac.ir
0000-0002-4205-0685

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Dr. Maziar Dehghan received his BSc and MSc degrees from Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT), respectively in 2008 and 2011, and his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2016 from Semnan University. His MSc thesis was about modeling of near-wall two-phase gas-particle flow in the turbulent regime. He analytically studied fluid flow and convection heat transfer phenomena through microchannels filled with porous media, especially in the slip-flow regime during his PhD thesis. He entered in Energy Department of Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC) as an Assistant Professor in 2017. Alongside his teaching and research activities, he also directed several executive positions such as director of Solar Energy Group, Director of Industrial Relations, and so on. He is now an Associate Professor in the Energy Department of MERC. His interests are convection heat transfer and techno-economic studies, and mainly works on solar heating, cooling and electricity, desalination, energy management, and energy storage systems and components.

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Editorial Board

Goodarz Ahmadi

Multiphase Gas-Solid Liquid-Solid and Gas-Liquid Flow; Particle Adhesion and Resuspension; Respiratory Deposition and Exposure Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Clarkson University, USA

www.clarkson.edu/people/goodarz-ahmadi
gahmadiclarkson.edu
315 268 2322
0000-0001-5277-7960

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Prof. Goodarz Ahmadi received the Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, in 1970. His research interests are fluid mechanics and heat transfer in single and multiphase systems. He is a Clarkson Distinguished Professor at the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY. He was also a Senior Research Associate at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). He has authored more than 400 journal papers, in addition to two books.

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Javad Abolfazli Esfahani

Enhanced Heat Transfer; Solar Still; Drying; Combustion; Lattice Boltzmann Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

prof.um.ac.ir/abolfazl
abolfazlum.ac.ir
0000-0001-6395-8089

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Javad Abolfazli Esfahani (Iran 1960), PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick (UNB), Canada in 1997, is a professor in Mechanical Engineering, Energy conversion, at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. To date, he has published 5 books/chapters, 160 articles in peer reviewed international journals and more than 100 conference papers. He has worked on theoretical and numerical heat and mass transfer such as drying, solar desalination, condensing boiler, and micro/nano-fluidics. Dr. Esfahani is a member of Iranian combustion Institute and Iranian society of mechanical Engineering, Director of Center of Excellence in Energy Management, Certified by National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), Centre of excellence in modeling and control of system, Ferdowsi university of Mashhad, Centre of excellence in energy conversion, Sharif university of Technology, and editorial boards of), IRECHE and Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Research. He obtains 14 awards for books, research and supervisor of thesis from ISME, Ferdowsi festival, and Iranian combustion society.  He has supervised 9 PhD and 90 MSc theses. More information can find at http://abolfazl.profcms.um.ac.ir/ 

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Mohammad Sadegh Valipour

Solar Energy; Porous Media; Heat Transfer Professor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

msvalipour.profile.semnan.ac.ir/#about_me
msvalipoursemnan.ac.ir
0098 23 31532399
0000-0002-3500-4576

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Mohammad Sadegh Valipour is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Semnan University. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Energy Conversion field, from Sharif University of Technology in Iran. He followed his study as a visiting researcher at Nagoya University in Japan. He is ranked among the top 2% of the most cited and impactful world scientists in the 2020, 2021 citations impact database created by Stanford University’s John Ioannidis, in PLoS Biology. He is a member of ISME (Iranian Society for Mechanical Engineering) and ISES (International Solar Energy Society). He awarded the fellowship of the Third M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics. His interesting research areas are SOLAR ENERGY (solar collectors, solar chimney), POROUS MEDIA (under ground water simulation, moving bed reactors, Bio porous media), ENERGY (modeling, optimization, and saving), WIND TUNNEL (Vertical and horizontal), REFRIGERATION and DRI (Direct Reduced Iron) Modelling. Engineering Mathematics, Power Plants Technology, Convection Heat Transfer, Process Engineering, Energy System Analysis are some courses taught by Prof. Valipour. Director of Semnan University Technology Incubator and Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Semnan University are some of his important activities in recent years.

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Amin Behzadmehr

Nanofluids; Solar Still; Heat Transfer Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran

www.usb.ac.ir/astaff/behzadmehr/en?skinsrc=[g]/skins/usben/homepage
amin.behzadmehreng.usb.ac.ir
0098 54 31136294

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Amin Behzadmehr received the B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (thermo-fluid) from University of Sistan Baluchestan, I.R.Iran in 1989 and MSc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering (energy conversion) from Tabriz University, I.R.Iran in 1995. He received the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering (thermo-fluid) from Sherbrooke University, Canada in 2003. He is a Full Professor and director of Nanotechnology research center at the University of Sistan and Baluchestan, I.R.Iran. His research interests include Nanotechnology, Heat transfer enhancement, Renewable energy and Desalination processes. He has been ranked among the top 1% (Four years) as well as 2% (two years) scientists.

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Ali Haghighi Asl

Separation; Subcritical Water Extraction; Mass Transfer Professor, Department of Chemical, Gas and Petroleum Engineering, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

ahaghighi.profile.semnan.ac.ir/#about_me
ahaghighisemnan.ac.ir
0098 23 31533914
0000-0001-9500-4810

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Ali Haghighi Asl (born 1968) is an Iranian researcher and Professor of Chemical Engineering at Semnan University. He obtained his MS degree from Tarbiat Modarres University and his PhD degree from Tehran University in Iran at 2001. His research interests are Separation Processes, Liquid –Liquid Extraction and Subcritical Water Extraction. Mass Transfer, Unit Operation, Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering, etc. are some courses taught by Prof. Haghighi Asl. In terms of publications, he has more than 190 journal papers and conference papers, four books, and one book chapter. He is a member of Iranian Association of Chemical Engineering (IAChE). Chancellor of the Damghan university, Vice Chancellor for Research and Technology, Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration, Director of Semnan University Science and Technology Park, Dean of the Faculty of Chemical, Gas and Petroleum Engineering at Semnan University are some of his important activities in recent years.

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Ramachandran Vasant Kumar

Projects underpinned by Harnessing of Electrochemical Reactions in a variety of Applications that Range from Energy Devices such as Batteries and Fuel Cells Professor, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, UK

www.mcg.msm.cam.ac.uk/people/AS/dr-vasant-kumar
rvk10cam.ac.uk
+44 1223 334327
0000-0001-9223-2332

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R. Vasant Kumar is Professor and the Head of Materials Chemistry Group in University of Cambridge. He has published over 360 papers, 18 patents, 15 Chapters in Handbooks and 2 edited books (High energy density Li batteries, Wiley-VCH 2010, also translated in Chinese, 2013, related Edition on Rechargeable Ion Batteries forthcoming in 2022). He has supervised over 40+ PhD students, 40+ post-doctoral researchers, 20+ visiting students and hosted over 15+ visiting professors. He is Honorary/Guest Professor in 4 Universities in China (2008, 2012, 2016 and 2019) and one in India (2021). Has received Honorary Engineering Degree in University of Malaysia (2011), Kroll Medal from IOM3 for translating research into industrial applications (2014). He is the Editor-in-Chief of IOM3 journal, "Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy" from 2004 and a Board Member of IOM3's Technical Division. Many of his research has led to licenses and industrial practices and he has founded four start-up companies which are commercialising some of his inventions. Currently, Professor Kumar's research group is working on a number of research projects underpinned by harnessing of electrochemical reactions in a variety of applications that range from energy devices such as batteries and fuel cells to environmental research in mineral carbonation, sensors, sustainability and recycling of materials and photocatalytic reactions.

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Ali Nouri Borujerdi

Heat Transfer; Boiling and Two-Phase Flow; Porous Media; Microfluidics Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

sharif.ir/~anouri/
anourisharif.edu
0098 21 6616 5547
0000-0002-2665-8236

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Nouri-Borujerdi is a highly accomplished professor of Mechanical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. He has a Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses in the Thermal / Fluids Sciences Division of the Mechanical Engineering Department. His teaching areas include heat transfer, computational fluid dynamics, boiling and two-phase flows. His research interests are in mechanical and interdisciplinary engineering, with a focus on computational, analytical, and experimental studies on physical phenomena in environmental and industrial problems. He has published more than 200 international journal and conference papers and has extensive experience in the areas of heat and mass transfer, porous media, flow boiling heat transfer and CHF phenomena at microscale, and water management in PEM fuel cells.

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Mohammad Hassan Kayhani

Heat Transfer; Combustion Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shahrood University, Shahrood, Iran

shahroodut.ac.ir/en/as/?id=S133
h_kayhanishahroodut.ac.ir
0000-0002-2936-118X

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Mohammad Hassan Kayhani is an Iranian researcher and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Shahrood University of Technology. He obtained his PhD degree from Czech Technical University. His research interests are Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Lattice Boltzmann Method. In terms of publications, he has more than 63 journal papers and more than 50 conference papers. During 22 years, he has had direct scientific cooperation with 7 different researchers. He is also an editorial board member of Journal of Solid and Fluid Mechanics.

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Mohammad Hassan Saidi

Heat Transfer; Two Phase Flow Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

mech.sharif.edu/~saman/
samansharif.edu
+98-21 66165522
0000-0001-9300-9132

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Prof. Mohammad Hassan Saidi received his Ph.D. from Sharif University of Technology in 1999, MSc. from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and BSc. from Sharif University of Technology, all in Mechanical Engineering. He has been nominated as the distinguished professor of mechanical engineering by Iranian Academy of Science. His Research Interests are Thermal Power, Heat Transfer and Two Phase Flow in Miniaturized Structures. He is the author of more than 250 Jounal papers, several book chapters and one book.

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Masoud Nasiri

Porous Media; Reservoir; Drilling Fluids; Adsorption; Membrane Processes Associate Professor, Faculty of Chemical, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

mnasiri.profile.semnan.ac.ir/#about_me
mnasirisemnan.ac.ir
+98 23 31532478
0000-0002-5182-6668

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Dr. Masoud Nasiri received Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Iran University of Science & Technology, in 2008. His research interests are separation processes, enhanced oil recovery, thermodynamics and membrane systems. He is an associate professor in the Faculty of Chemical, Petroleum and Gas Engineering of Semnan University. He followed his studies as a visiting researcher in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University, U.S., 2006. Also, in 2023-2024, he had a Sabbatical Visit in the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of Miskolc, Hungary. In terms of publications, he has more than 120 journals and conference papers, two books and one book chapter.

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Ali J. Chamkha

Multiphase Fluid-Particle Dynamics; Energy Systems Modelling; Nanofluids Flow Modelling; Transport in Porous Media; Heat and Mass Transfer, Magnetohydrodynamics; Numerical Analysis, and Fluid-Particle Separation Professor, Mechanical Production Engineering Department, The Public Authority for Applied Education & Training, Shuweikh, Kuwait

www.kcst.edu.kw/default/view-people?id=2
achamkhayahoo.com
0000-0002-8335-3121

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Ali J. Chamkha is a Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Dean of Engineering at Kuwait College of Science and Technology. He earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University, USA, in 1989. His research interests include multiphase fluid-particle dynamics, nanofluids dynamics, fluid flow in porous media, heat and mass transfer, magnetohydrodynamics and fluid-particle separation. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Nanofluids and has served as an Editor, Associate Editor or a member of the editorial board for many journals such as ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, International Journal of Numerical Method for Heat and Fluid Flow, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Thermal Science journal, Scientia Iranica, Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media, Journal of Porous Media, Journal of Thermal Engineering, Recent Patents on Mechanical Engineering, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, International Journal of Fluids and Thermal Sciences, Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Research, International Journal for Microscale and Nanoscale Thermal and Fluid Transport Phenomena, International Journal of Industrial Mathematics and many others. He has authored and co-authored over 1150 publications in archival international journals and conferences. His current h-index is 126 and total citations is 52,070. Professor Chamkha was included in the World's Top 2% Scientists 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 lists (by Stanford University) with a Global Rank #21, #20, #23 and #14 out of a total of 92,645, 109,724, 121,447 and 133,525, respectively and Rank #1 at the Arab World level in Mechanical Engineering and Transports category for all these years.

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Renato Machado Cotta

Hybrid Methods in Heat and Fluid Flow; Micro-Scale Heat Transfer Professor, Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Nanoengineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, POLI & COPPE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

www.pent.coppe.ufrj.br/index.php/corpo-docente/175-renato-machado-cotta.html
cottamecanica.coppe.ufrj.br
0000-0003-0965-0811

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Renato M. Cotta was born in Niterói, Brazil, on March 5th, 1960. He obtained his B.Sc. in Mechanical-Nuclear Engineering, at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Brazil, in 1981, and his PhD in Mechanical-Aerospace Eng. from North Carolina State Univ., NCSU, USA, in 1985, under the supervision of Prof. M. Necati Ozisik. He became Assistant Professor at the Aeronautics Technological Institute, ITA, Brazil, 1985-1987, then Associate Prof., at UFRJ, in 1987, and Professor, at COPPE-UFRJ in 1994, and at POLI-UFRJ in 1997, until the present days. Author of around 600 scientific articles, 10 books, and supervisor of 49 MSc, 39 PhD, and 18 PosDocs. He is member of 15 Editorial Boards, including Int. J. Heat & Mass Transfer, Int. Comm. Heat & Mass Transfer, Int. J. Thermal Sciences, and Editor of the Annals Braz. Academy of Sciences. Served as President of the Braz. Association of Mechanical Sciences & Engineering, ABCM, from 2000-2001, as member of the Scientific Council, International Centre for Heat & Mass Transfer, ICHMT, since 1993, of the Executive Comm. ICHMT, 2006-2022, ICHMT EC Chairman, 2017-2018, and Congress Comm., Int. Union of Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, IUTAM, 2012-2018. Served as Exec. Director for the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, 2012-2015. He received the ICHMT Hartnett-Irvine Award, 2009 and 2015, the ICHMT Fellowship Award, 2019, the National Order of Scientific Merit, Brazil, in 2009 (Comendador) and 2018 (Grã-Cruz), the National Order of Naval Merit, Brazil, 2018, the Nuclear Legacy Award for Research & Development, ABDAN, 2023, and the Prof. Leonardo Goldstein Jr. Prize of ABCM, 2023, the highest award from this national association. He was recently awarded the prestigious Luikov Medal of the ICHMT, 2022. Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, since 2009, National Engineering Academy, since 2011, and The World Academy of Sciences, TWAS, since 2012. Holds the Doctor Honoris Causa title from Université de Reims, URCA, France, 2018. President of the National Commission of Nuclear Energy, CNEN, both regulatory body and science promoter in nuclear energy in Brazil, 2015-2017. Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami, 1993-2005, and Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor at the University College London, UCL, UK. Member of the National Council of Energy Policy, CNPE, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Brazil, 2020-2022. Presently, Member of the Technical Working Group (TWG) in Nuclear Desalination, IAEA, 2021-2024, and Expert Evaluator for the European Innovation Council, EIC.. Since 2017, he has been commissioned as Senior Technical Consultant (Amazul Defense Tecnologies), for the General Director of Nuclear and Technological Development, DGDNTM, Brazilian Navy.

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Peixue Jiang

Transpiration & Spray Cooling; Two Phase Flow; Heat Mass Transfer in Porous Media; Heat Mass Transfer in Mini, Micro, and Nano Scales; Supercritical Fluids Professor, Department of Eenrgy and Power Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

www.depe.tsinghua.edu.cn/depeen/info/1311/1133.htm
jiangpxtsinghua.edu.cn

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Peixue Jiang is a professor and Dean of Department of Energy and Power Engineering, Dean of School of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, academician of CAS.He has been engaged in the research of heat and mass transfer under extreme conditions in the field of energy and power engineering. Based on the characteristics of the micro/nano structure, high temperature and high pressure, strong variation of physical properties, extremely high heat flux and hypersonic speed in the field of low-carbon energy and aerospace power system, the theory of heat and mass transfer under extreme conditions is enriched and developed, the enhanced heat transfer method of micro/nano structure and the prediction method of supercritical fluid heat and mass transfer are proposed, the key technologies of thermal protection for high-temperature surfaces are developed, and systematic innovative achievements are obtained. The research results are applied in the fields of renewable energy, aerospace, CO2 utilization and geological storage. He is an Honorary Professor of University of Nottingham and Moscow Power Engineering Institute.

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Sadik Kakac

Two-Phase Flow Instability in Boiling Systems; Heat Transfer Problems involving Energy Professor, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey

gcris.etu.edu.tr/cris/rp/rp00184
skakacetu.edu.tr
0000-0002-7839-8034

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Sadik Kakaç is an Emeritus professor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Miami in Florida. He served as a Chairman of the department from 1990 to 1998.In 1955, he received the Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Istanbul and then received his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1959 and his M.S. in Nuclear Engineering in 1960, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1965, he received his Ph.D. in the field of heat transfer from the Victoria University of Manchester, UK. He is a fellow of the ASME, a member of the Turkish Academy of sciences and foreign member of the Bashkortostan Academy of Sciences of the Russian Federation. Dr. Kakaç has focused his research efforts on steady-state and transient forced convection in single-phase and on two-phase flow instabilities in flow boiling, microscale/nanofluid heat transfer and fuel-cells. He is the author or co-author of six heat transfer text books and more than 200 research papers, as well as fifteen edited volumes in the field of thermal sciences, including the Handbook of Single-Phase Convective Heat Transfer. Dr. Kakaç is in the editorial board of the various International Journals and he is a member of the Scientific Council and the Executive Committee of the International Center for Heat and Mass Transfer. He is now Prof. at TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara.

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Roland W Lewis

Application of the Finite Element Method to Problems Involving Heat and Porous Media Flow; Consolidation of Soils; Coupled Fluid/ Stress Algorithms; Casting of Metals etc Professor Emeritus, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK

www.swansea.ac.uk/staff/engineering/r.w.lewis/
r.w.lewisswansea.ac.uk

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Roland W Lewis is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and also a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales. His research interests are in the application of the Finite Element Method to problems involving heat and porous media flow, consolidation of soils and coupled fluid/ stress algorithms, casting of metals etc.He is also Editor-in- Chief of the “International Journal of Numerical Methods in Heat and Fluid Flow.

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Yury F. Maydanik

Loop Heat Pipes; Loop Thermosyphons; Pulsating Heat Pipes; Capillary Porous Media; Electronics Cooling Professor, Head of the Lab of Heat-Transfer Devices, Institute of Thermal Physics, Ural Branch, RAS, Ekaterinburg, Russia

maidanikitp.uran.ru
0000-0001-5119-2653

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Yury F. Maydanik was born on January 20, 1946 in Sverdlovsk (the USSR). In 1972, he graduated from the Faculty of Physics and Technology of the Ural Polytechnic Institute and received a diploma in engineering physics. From 1973 to 1976, he studied at the postgraduate school at the same institute. In 1977, he defended his PhD thesis in Theoretical Thermal Engineering. In 1979, he went to work at the Institute of Thermal Physics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences as a senior researcher. From 1988 to the present, he is the head of the laboratory of heat transfer devices. In 1993 at the Moscow Power Engineering Institute, he defended his doctoral dissertation with a degree in Thermal Physics and Molecular Physics. He is the author and co-author of 308 scientific publications including 67 patents for inventions in the field of two-phase heat-transfer devices and thermal control systems. His h-index is 25, citation index is 19,26, the most cited publication has 992 citations. In 1999, he was awarded the State Prize of the Russian Federation for achievements in the field of science and technology. Since 1997, he has been a member of the International Heat Pipe Conference Committee. He chaired this committee from 2004 to 2016. He is a member of the National Committee on Heat and Mass Transfer of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In 2018, he was awarded the George Grover Medal for outstanding achievements in heat pipe science and technology.

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Oronzio Manca

PCMs; Nanofluids; Applied Thermodynamics and Energy Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, Italy

oronzio.mancaunina2.it
0000-0001-7226-3537

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Oronzio Manca is a Professor at Department of Engineering, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli in Italy. He obtained his PhD degree from Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy. He is the author or coauthor of over 550 scientific papers. His research activities are in Heat Transfer, Thermal Sciences, and Applied Thermodynamics. He is also Associate Editor for the ASME Journal of Heat Transfer from July 2010 to June 2013 and July 2013 to June 2016, Journal of Porous Media - An International Journal from September 2010, and Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media - An International Journal from September 2013.

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Arun S. Mujumdar

Drying; New Approaches to Cooling of Electronics; PEM Fuel Cells Professor, Department of Bioresource Engineering, McGill University, Canada

www.arunmujumdar.com/
arunmujumdar123gmail.com
0000-0001-8564-948X

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Arun S. Mujumdar obtained his first degree in chemical engineering from the University Department of Chemical Technology (UDCT), Mumbai, India in 1965. He then went on to obtain his M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees from McGill University. After a stint at an industrial R&D centre (Carrier Corp.) and serving as a research associate at McGill University and Pulp & Paper Research Institute of Canada, he joined the faculty of the Department of Chemical Engineering at McGill University in 1975 and served there until 2000 before moving across the globe to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at National University of Singapore (NUS) where he served as Professor of Mechanical Engineering until 2013. He concurrently served as the Founding Director of the Mineral, Metal & Materials Technology Centre (M3TC) of NUS from 2006-2013. He has been a Visiting Professor at universities in Japan, Brazil, India, Thailand, Hong Kong, Finland etc. during 1989-2000 he was President and Principal Consultant of Exergex Corp. in Canada.

McGill University, Canada

Western University, Canada

Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China

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Akira Nakayama

Heat and Fluid Flow in Porous Media; Numerical Simulation of Heat and Fluid Flow, Boiheat Transfer Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shizuoka University, Japan;
Chutian Professor of School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Wuhan Polytechnic University, China

nakayama.akirashizuoka.ac.jp
0000-0002-1084-494X

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Akira Nakayama is Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, Shizuoka University, Japan. He received his PhD in 1981 from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He joined the faculty of Shizuoka University as an associate professor in 1982 and was promoted to professor in 1994. He has also been appointed Chutian Professor of School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Wuhan Polytechnic University, China since 2008. His research activity covers various areas such as free convection, forced convection, turbulence modeling, bioheat transfer and heat and mass transfer in porous media. He published more than 150 journal publications, 6 books and 11 monographs. His book “PC-Aided Numerical Heat Transfer and Convective Flow” published by CRC Press, 1995, has become one of worldwide known standard textbooks on computational fluid dynamics for professional students and researchers in fluid flow and heat transfer. He received a number of awards including JSME Fellow 2003, Thermal Engineering Research Contribution Award 2017, ASME Best paper award 2015, JSME Thermal Engineering best paper award 2009, JSME Thermal Engineering Contribution Award 1998, and JSME Award 1983. He serves as a member of the advisory boards of many journals including Int. Journal of Heat Fluid Flow and Journal of Porous Media. 

Scopus Author ID: 7203022193

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Petros Pilavachi

Renewable Energy; Power Plants; Energy Modeling; Energy Efficiency Professor Emeritus, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, GR - 50100 Kozani, Greece

mech.uowm.gr/en/petros-a-pilavachi/
ppilavachiuowm.gr

h-index: Scopus: 25  

Petros Pilavachi is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Western Macedonia. He obtained an MSc in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens as well as an MSc, two DIC and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College of the University of London. He was awarded the Rudolf Lessing Medal for his PhD at Imperial College.

He started his career at the multinational company Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), in Brussels. Then, he was appointed as a senior official at the European Commission -Directorate General for Research. Simultaneously he was teaching at the Faculty of Engineering of the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He was a Founding Member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Renewable Energy Sources in Athens.

He returned to Greece where he was elected Professor, first at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and then appointed at the University of Western Macedonia. He served as Deputy Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering as well as Founder and Director of the Laboratory “Energy Systems Management and Energy Policy”.

He supervised PhDs in Greece and was a Member of various juries awarding PhDs in many countries. He was the main organizer or Member of the Scientific Committee of many Conferences. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers of Great Britain, a Member of the New York Academy of Sciences and a Member of the Energy Committee of the Academy of Athens.

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Ioan Pop

Fluid Mechanics; Heat Transfer; Porous Media; Nanofluid Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics, Organization Babeş-Bolyai University, Romania

math.ubbcluj.ro/~ipop/
popm.ioanyahoo.co.uk
0000-0002-0660-6543

h-index: Scopus: 112; Google Scholar: 100  

Ioan Pop received the PhD in 1970 from University of Bucharest, Romania. His research interest is Applied Mathematics: fluid mechanics and heat transfer with applications to the boundary-layer theory, heat transfer in Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids, magnetohydrodynamics, convective flow in fluid-saturated porous media and nanofluids.
In 2015 and 2016, Prof. Ioan Pop was named a “Thompson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher” and The Most Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics in 2018, 2020 & 2021. Emeritus Professor of Applied Mathematics, Member of Agder Academy of Science and Letters (Norway), Member of Romanian Academy of Scientists (Romania), International Best Researcher Award 2020, Top 6 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Scientists 2022, Member of the Board of Editors: Journal of Nanofluids; Advisory Editor: International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow; Honorary Editor: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer; Honorary Editor: International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer. 

Scopus Author ID: 57208831226

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Andrew S. Rees

Luid Mechanics; Heat Transfer; Convective Instabilities and Porous Medium Flows Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, UK

people.bath.ac.uk/ensdasr/
ensdasrbath.ac.uk
0000-0003-3846-1972

h-index: Scopus: 39; Google Scholar: 47  

Andrew S. Rees went after a diploma in violin performance in 1977 from the Trinity College of Music, London, to obtain a first-class honors degree in Mathematics at Imperial College in 1980 and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at Bristol University in 1986. He was also employed to study active flutter control at British Aerospace PLC, Filton, Bristol, just before his doctoral studies, and as a postdoctoral researcher at Bristol University just afterward.  He is now a Reader in Fluid Mechanics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bath.  He is presently the Editor-in-Chief of Fluids (MDPI) and serves as an Associate Editor for Transport in Porous Media (Springer), Computational Thermal Sciences (Begell) and the International Journal for Numerical Methods in Heat and Fluid Flow (Emerald).  His research is focused on fluid mechanics, heat transfer, convective instabilities and porous medium flows.  He has published 192 journal papers and has an h-index of 44 (ResearchGate).

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Mikhail A. Sheremet

Convective Heat and Mass Transfer; Thermal Radiation; Turbulent Heat Transfer; Transport in Porous Media Professor, Laboratory on Convective Heat and Mass Transfer, Tomsk State University, Tomsk 634050, Russia

michael-sheryandex.ru
0000-0002-4750-0227

h-index: WoS: 65; Scopus: 66; Google Scholar: 74  

Mikhail Sheremet is a Head of the Laboratory on Convective Heat and Mass Transfer and Head of the Department of Theoretical Mechanics at the Tomsk State University. He received the Candidate of Sciences in Physics and Mathematics degree from Tomsk State University (2006), and Habilitation (Russia, Doctor of Sciences in Physics and Mathematics) (2012) from Tomsk State University. Prof. Sheremet published over 470 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, and contributed to several books. He is Highly Cited Researcher 2021 from Clarivate. He is #1 in Russia based on the 2023 Edition of the Ranking of Top 1000 Scientists in the area of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Research.com). He was enlisted in 2018–2023 Top 2% Scientists of the World by Stanford University. He is a member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Alexandria Engineering Journal, Journal of Applied and Computational Mechanics, Coatings, Nanomaterials and others. He is a member of the Scientific Council of the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer. His h-index is 66 (Scopus) and 65 (Web of Science).

His research area includes conjugate heat and mass transfer, natural and mixed convection, fluid flow and heat transfer in nanofluids, heat and mass transfer in porous media, turbulent fluid flow and heat transfer, radiation heat transfer, numerical analysis, heat transfer and flow pattern in electronic systems, bio-heat transfer and computational fluid dynamics.

Scopus Author ID: 12766763900

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S.A. Sherif

Heat and Mass Transfer; Thermodynamics; Spacecraft Thermal Management; Combined Heat and Power; Design Optimization of Thermal Systems; Refrigeration, and Renewable Energy Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA

www.mae.ufl.edu/people/sherif
sasherifufl.edu
0000-0001-9131-1821

h-index: Scopus: 29, Google Scholar: 38  

S.A. Sherif is a tenured Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and is the Founding Director of the Wayne K. and Lyla L. Masur HVAC Laboratory, the Director of the Industrial Assessment Center and the Director of the Mobile Energy Laboratory at the University of Florida. He served as Co-Director of the Southeastern Center for Industrial Energy Intensity Reduction at the University of Florida (2009-2013). He also served on the faculties of the University of Florida (1991-present), University of Miami (1987-1991), and Northern Illinois University (1984-1987). He is a Life Fellow of ASME, a Life Fellow of ASHRAE, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, an Associate Fellow of AIAA, a Vice President of Commission B-2 on Refrigerating Equipment of the International Institute of Refrigeration, a Member of the Advisory Board of Directors of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy, and a Founding Member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers. He served as Technical Editor of the ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications (2014-2019), Technical Editor of the ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering (2020-2025), and as Subject Editor of the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2005-2011). He has also served as Subject Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Board Member of 25 other archival journals. He has one book, 24 book chapters, more than 300 refereed publications, 200 technical reports, and two US patents.

Scopus Author ID: 56603014000

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Imre Miklós Szilágyi

Nanotechnology; Thermal analysis Associate Professor, Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

www.infect-era.eu/infrastructures/thermoanalytical-laboratory-department-inorganic-and-analytical-chemistry-budapest
szilagyi.imre.miklosvbk.bme.hu
0000-0002-5938-8543

h-index: Scopus: 31, Google Scholar: 36  

Imre Miklós Szilágyi is an associate professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Department and Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry. He heads an international research group of 10-25 people, consisting of Hungarian, Ethiopian, Iranian, Kenyan, Korean, Vietnamese, etc. PhD, MSc, BSc students, His research areas are materials science, nanotechnology, thermal science, spectroscopy and analytical chemistry with a very strong emphasis on environmental applications. For these his group is synthesizing oxide, polymer, carbon and biological nanostructures and their nanocomposites by hydrothermal, electrospinning, sol-gel, sputtering and atomic layer deposition (ALD) synthesis methods. Besides academic research, he is doing industrial research work frequently for various companies (e.g. Bosch, Bridgestone, GE, GlaxoSmithKline, Knorr-Bremse, Samsung, Sanofi, Teva, various SMEs, etc.).

Dr. Szilágyi is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, (SpringerNature, IF: 4.4., Q1).

Awards and acknowledgments: PerkinElmer-ICTAC Young Scientist Award (2008); E-MRS Young Scientist Award (2009), Career Profile interview in the journal Science (2009, ScienceCareers); Scopus Young Researcher Award Main prize (2008); Young Scientist Awards of the Visegrad Academies (2010) and of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2010); János Bolyai Fellowships (2011-2014, 2015-2018); Marie Curie Success Story from a EU Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship (2010-2012), etc.

Scopus Author ID: 7007157844

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Bengt Sundén

Heat Transfer; Micro-Nano; Heat Exchangers; Fuel Cells; Batteries Professor Emeritus, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

portal.research.lu.se/portal/en/persons/bengt-sunden(c8faf656-e591-4bb5-882f-36523cccdf4c).html
bengt.sundenenergy.lth.se
+46 46 222 0000
0000-0002-6068-0891

h-index: Scopus: 62, Google Scholar: 76  

Bengt Sunden received his M.Sc. in 1973, Ph.D. in 1979 and became Docent in 1980, all from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. He was appointed Professor of Heat Transfer at Lund University, Lund, Sweden in 1992 and served as Head of the Department of Energy Sciences, Lund University for 21 years, 1995–2016. He has served as Professor Emeritus and Senior Professor since 2016. The research activities mainly include various heat transfer enhancement techniques, gas turbine heat transfer, computational modeling and analysis of multiphysics and multiscale transport phenomena for fuel cells, nano-and microscale heat transfer, boiling and condensation, aerospace heat transfer, thermal management of batteries. He has supervised 51 PhD. students and many postdocs as well hosted many visiting scholars and Ph.D. students. He serves as Guest or Honorary Professor of several prestigious universities. He is a Fellow of ASME, a regional editor for Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer since 2007, an associate editor of Heat Transfer Research since 2011, ASME J. Thermal Science, Engineering and Applications in 2010–2016 and ASME J. Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage 2017–2023. He was a recipient of the ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award 2011 and Donald Q. Kern Award 2016. He received the ASME HTD 75th Anniversary Medal 2013. He has edited 30+ books and authored three major textbooks. He has published more than 500 papers in well-established and highly ranked journals. The h-index is 49 and the number of citations is more than 12000.

Scopus Author ID: 57001233100

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Gretar Tryggvason

Multiphase and Free Surface Flows; Phase Changes; including Boiling and Solidification; Vortex Flows and Combustion Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 223 Latrobe Hall, 3400 N. Charles Street, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, US

www3.nd.edu/~gtryggva/
gtryggv1jhu.edu
410 516 5970
0000-0002-9884-8901

h-index: WoS: 53, Scopus: 56, Google Scholar: 70  

Gretar Tryggvason is the Charles A. Miller, Jr. Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins University and the head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He received his PhD from Brown University in 1985 and was on the faculty of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor until 2000, when he moved to Worcester Polytechnic Institute as the head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Between 2010 and 2017 he was the Viola D. Hank professor at the University of Notre Dame and the chair of the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. Professor Tryggvason is well known for his contributions to computational fluid dynamics; particularly the development of methods for computations of multiphase flows and for pioneering direct numerical simulations of such flows. He served as the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Computational Physics 2002-2015, is a fellow of APS, ASME and AAAS, and the recipient of several awards, including the 2012 ASME Fluids Engineering Award and the 2019 ASTFE Award.

Web of Science ResearcherID: H-4445-2011

Scopus Author ID: 7005126358

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Kuppalapalle Vajravelu

Numerical Heat Transfer; Applied PDE; Applied Mathematics Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA

sciences.ucf.edu/math/people/vajravelu-kuppalapalle/
kuppalapalle.vajraveluucf.edu
0000-0003-0213-5630

h-index: Scopus: 56, Google Scholar: 61  

Kuppalapalle Vajravelu has obtained Ph. D. degree in Applied Mathematics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. He is a professor at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA. He has been actively engaged in research in the field of Fluid Mechanics, Heat and Mass Transfer, and Mathematical Modeling and Simulation for the past forty-seven years. Several students did Undergraduate Research with him and got NSF fellowships to do Ph. D. Furthermore, he supervised M. S., Ph. D. students, and published several (four hundred plus) research articles and Books (five) on Differential Equations and their Applications. Also, he reviewed papers for reputed national and international journals. Furthermore, Professor Vajravelu is a Fellow of the Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences, for sustained research and his research contributions to Science and Engineering.

Scopus Author ID: 7005653243

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Alina Adriana Minea

Heat Transfer; Nanofluids; Heating Equipments; Heat Exchangers; Energy Efficiency Professor, Technical University Gheorghe Asachi from Iasi, Romania

alina.mineayahoo.com
0000-0002-2473-184X

h-index: WoS: 27, Scopus: 29, Google Scholar: 32  

Alina Adriana Minea is full professor at Technical University Gheorghe Asachi from Iasi, Romania and Director of Doctoral School in Materials Engineering and has published over 120 articles (45 of which are in international peer-reviewed journals) and authored or coauthored 17 books, most of them in the field of heat transfer. Her current research interests include heat transfer in industrial equipments, based on modifying heat chamber geometry and improving energy consumption, as well as nanofluids as heat transfer enhancement technique. She currently serves as a member of the regional editorial board of journal Thermal Sciences, as Editor-in Chief for IREHEAT journal and as guest editor in chief of the annual Heat Transfer Special Issue at IREME (International Review of Mechanical Engineering), Italy. In 2013 and 2016 she received the prize for Best Reviewer from Applied Energy, Elsevier.
Also, in 2016 and 2019 she received the prize BEST RESEARCHER from Technical University Gh. Asachi from Iasi.

Web of Science ResearcherID: C-7307-2009

Scopus Author ID: 23493089800

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Chun Yang

Heat Transfer; Microfluidics and Nanofluidics; Colloidal Transport Phenomena; Surface and Interfacial Sceince Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

mcyangntu.edu.sg
0000-0003-1191-7642

h-index: Scopus: 53, Google Scholar: 61  

Chun Yang is a Full Professor in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He received his Ph.D, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from University of Alberta, University of Science and Technology of China, and Tsinghua University, respectively. From 1996 to 1999, he was researcher in NSERC – Oil Sands Industrial Chair Program at  Syncrude Canada Ltd. - Edmonton Research Centre. He has carried out extensive experimental, theoretical and numerical studies of micro- and nano-scale thermofluid transport with emphasis on interfacial effects. Dr. Yang has published more than 250 journal papers, delivered some 30 invited, keynote and plenary talks and is associated with more than 180 conference paper and poster presentations. His Google citations are more than 16,000 and H-index of 59. He is an elected Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers and was awarded Chang Jiang Scholar Chair Professor, Ministry of Education of China. He has serviced as Editor/Associate Editor/Guest Editor and also sits on the Editorial/Advisory Boards of several journals such as International Communications on Heat and Mass Transfer (Elsevier), ASME Open Journal of Engineering, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics (Springer-Verlag Publishers), Electrophoresis (Wiley) etc.

Scopus Author ID: 57200377452

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Kyung Chun Kim

Experimental Thermo-Fluids and Energy System; MEMS Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pusan National University, South Korea

fluid.pusan.ac.kr/fluid/48017/subview.do
kckimpusan.ac.kr
82-51-510-2324
0000-0002-7943-9774

h-index: Scopus: 36, Google Scholar: 46  

Kyung Chun Kim received his BA degree at Pusan National University, Korea in 1979. He received MS and PhD degrees at KAIST, Korea in 1981 and 1987 respectively. Since 1983, he was hired as a faculty member in Pusan National University (PNU), Korea. He was invited as a visiting professor from Ottawa University in Canada for 1989–1990. He joined at the department of theoretical and applied mechanics in University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA as an invited professor for 1996–1997. Prof Kim was selected as a PNU Distinguished Professor in 2018. During 37 years at PNU, he has published about 640 refereed journal papers in Domestic and International Journals and supervised 206 MS and PhD students. His-research interests include Fuel Cell, Two-Phase Flows, Flow Visualization, PIV, LIF, PSP, TSP, CFD, Heat Transfer, Thermal System Simulation and Optimization, Multi-scale Multi-Physics Analysis and Measurement Techniques, and Artificial Intelligence.

Scopus Author ID: 57207486764

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Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi

Process Systems Engineering; Pinch Analysis; Process Integration; Energy Minimisation; Resource Management Professor, Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia

people.utm.my/shasha/
syarifahutm.my
+607 5536025/36247
0000-0003-4059-1856

h-index: Scopus: 38; Google Scholar: 47  

Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi is a Fellow and R&D Manager of Process Systems Engineering Centre (UTM-PROSPECT), and Professor in Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).  She previously helmed as the Director of UTM-PROSPECT for ten years (2011 to 2021).  She is an expert resource minimisation consultant for multiple industries and is among the leading researchers in resource integration technique development. Prof Sharifah is the co-founder and Director of Optimal Systems Engineering Sdn Bhd, a UTM Spin-off company. She has been extensively involved in 10 commercialised products, 80 research projects, 17 industrial based projects and has trained engineers from more than 300 companies in the field of sustainable engineering design and management.  Sharifah has won more than 50 international and national awards such as ASEAN Young Scientist and Technologist Award 2014, National Young Scientist Award 2015, ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2016, Malaysia Research Star Award 2016, 2018, 2019, Top Research Scientists Malaysia 2018, ‘8 Women Scientists from Asia You Should Know’ in 2021 by AsianScientist.com and World Top 2% Scientist 2022 (Single Year and Career Long).  Sharifah is also the Associate Editor for Journal of Cleaner Production and UTM Sustainable Energy Management System advisor. She has served as the Chair for the Science Leadership Working Group under Young Scientist Network, Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM) and Malaysia IChemE Young Engineer Group (YEG).  Sharifah is also a certified energy manager, a registered electrical energy manager and a certified trainer for ASEAN energy managers.

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Somayeh Mokhlesi Semnani

Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

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