Dr. Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai is currently an Associate Professor at Alliance University, Bangalore. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry (Polymer Science and Technology) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India in the year 2012. He has research experience in various international laboratories such as Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (IPF), Germany, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, University of Potsdam, Germany, and King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand. He has published around 120 papers in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals on polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends and alloys, and biopolymer. Also, he has published around 50 book chapters and has edited 20 books. He is a frequent invited and keynote speaker, and a reviewer for more than 60 international journals, book proposals, and international conferences. He received numerous awards and recognitions including the prestigious INSPIRE Faculty Award 2011, Kerala State Award for the Best Young Scientist 2016, and Best Researcher Award 2019 from King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok. He is named in the world’s Top 2% of the most-cited scientists in Single Year Citation Impact 2020, by Stanford University. His research interests include polymer coatings, shape memory polymers, antimicrobial polymer films, green composites, nanostructured materials, water purification, polymer blends, and high-performance composites.
Dr. Nisa. V. Salim is Vice Chancellors Initiative Research Fellow at Swinburne University of Technology. She received her Ph.D. from Deakin University in 2013 on nanostructured polymer materials and joined Carbon Nexus as a Research Fellow in 2014. Her research has been focused on next-generation carbon fibers; porous carbon materials; and functional fibers. She won many awards as she advances her research career including AINSE Gold Medal, Smart Geelong Early Researcher Award, and SPE-ANZ Award. She has been awarded a number of prestigious fellowships including Victoria Fellowship and Endeavour Fellowship.
Harikrishnan Pulikkalparambil is Senior Research Fellow at King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand. He completed his B.Tech in Polymer Engineering from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India, and M.Tech in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology from Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kerala, India. His research work mainly focuses on preparation and characterization of smart polymeric materials and automotive lightweight composites. During his Ph.D., he worked on the development of self-healing epoxy coatings. He has published many papers and chapters in high-quality peer-reviewed international journals and co-edited one book.
Dr. Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa, is currently working as a Senior Research Scientist and also 'Advisor within the office of the President for University Promotion and Development towards International goals' at King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand. He has received the B.E (Mechanical Engineering) in the year 2010, M.Tech (Computational Analysis in Mechanical Sciences) in the year 2013, Ph.D (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Science) from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, India in the year 2018 and Post Doctorate from King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand, in the year 2019. He is a Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and an Associate Member of Institute of Engineers (India). Also acting as a Board Member of various international journals in the fields of materials science and composites. He is a reviewer for more than 100 international Journals (for Nature, Elsevier, Springer, Sage, Taylor & Francis, Wiley, American Society for Testing and Materials, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, IOP, Hindawi, NC State University USA, ASM International, Emerald Group, Bentham Science Publishers, Universiti Putra, Malaysia), also a reviewer for book proposals, and international conferences. In addition, he has published more than 150 articles in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals indexed by SCI/Scopus, 6 editorial corners, 60 book chapters, one book, 18 books as an Editor (Published by lead publishers such as Elsevier, Springer, Taylor & Francis, Wiley), and also presented research papers at national/international conferences. In 2021, his 17 articles have got top-cited article status in various top journals (Journal of Cleaner Production, Carbohydrate Polymers, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Journal of Natural Fibers, Journal of Industrial Textiles). He is a lead editor of Several special issues. He has delivered many keynote and invited talks in various international conferences and workshops. His current research areas include Natural fiber composites, Polymer Composites, and Advanced Material Technology. He is a recipient of the DAAD Academic exchange-PPP Programme between Thailand and Germany to Institute of Composite Materials, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. He has received a ‘Top Peer Reviewer 2019’ award, Global Peer Review Awards, Powered by Publons, Web of Science Group. The KMUTNB selected him for the ‘Outstanding Young Researcher’ Award 2020. He is recognized by Stanford University’s list of the world’s Top 2% of the Most-Cited Scientists in Single Year Citation Impact 2019 and also for the year 2020.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil Suchart Siengchin is President of King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand. He received his Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Giessen/Friedberg, Hessen, Germany, in 1999, M.Sc. in Polymer Technology from the University of Applied Sciences Aalen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, in 2002, M.Sc. in Material Science at the Erlangen-Nürnberg University, Bayern, Germany, in 2004, Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) from the Institute for Composite Materials, University of Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, in 2008, and Postdoctoral Research from Kaiserslautern University and School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, USA. In 2016, he received the habilitation at the Chemnitz University in Sachen, Germany. He worked as Lecturer for Production and Material Engineering Department at The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS), KMUTNB. He has been Full Professor at KMUTNB and became President of KMUTNB. He won the Outstanding Researcher Award in 2010, 2012, and 2013 at KMUTNB. His research interests include polymer processing and composite material. He is Editor in Chief: KMUTNB International Journal of Applied Science and Technology and Author of more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles. He has participated with presentations in more than 39 international and national conferences with respect to materials science and engineering topics.