Editorial Board

Editorial Board

EDITOR DETAILS

Vasos Pavlika  

Research Interest:

Economic Dynamics; Big Data; Applied Statistics; Systems of Differential equations and Teaching Methods in HE

Course Director
Department of Biochemical Engineering
University College London
UK

Zixiang Xu  

Research Interest:

Synthetic Biology; Systems Biology; Bioinformatics; Computational Biology; Operational research and Control theory; Applied mathematics (including biomathematics)

Associate Professor
Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
China

Nabin Rayamajhi  

Research Interest:

Antimicrobial resistance; Infectious diseases and host pathogen interaction

Associate Professor
School of Biosciences
University of Nottingham
Malaysia

Sam H Y HSU  

Research Interest:

Hybrid materials (e.g. organic-inorganic perovskites and functional metallopolymers); Photophysics, photochemistry, electrochemistry and photoelectrochemistry; Synthesis, exciton transfer, charge transport and photoredox activity; Solar fuels, photovoltaics and optoelectronic devices

Assistant Professor
School of Energy and Environment
City University of Hong Kong
China

Maria Lorena Romina Falco  

Research Interest:

Industrial biotechnology; Fermentation technology; Biomass fermentation; Bioreactors design; Bioprocess scaling up; Bio refinery; Bioenergy; Environmental microbiology; Sustainable process; Environmental and applied chemistry and biotechnology

Research Fellow
European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI)
Aston University
UK

Haiyan Zhu  

Research Interest:

Neuroscience; Alzheimer's research; Genetics Association Study; Aging and Aging related Diseases

Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Kent State University
USA

Jagannadh Satyavolu  

Research Interest:

Biomass conversion technologies for selectivity and improved economics; Integrated biorefinery for C5, C6, and lignin platform of products; Value added co-products and process integration; Fiber modification for food and industrial applications; Biocoal, biochar, high surface area carbons and applications; Novel separation technologies; Techno-economic analysis; Waste to energy technologies including anaerobic digestion for biogas

Theme Leader
Department of Biomass and Biofuels
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
University of Louisville
USA

Kayanush J Aryana  

Research Interest:

Functional dairy foods; Probiotics and probiotic properties; Culture bacteria and their attributes related to food manufacturing and quality; Non-thermal processing technologies

Professor
Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Louisiana State University
USA

Zhiqi Cong  

Research Interest:

Enzymology and Enzyme Engineering; Chemical Biology; Bio & Biomimetic Catalysis; Oxidative Metalloenzyme; Artificial Enzyme; Molecular Mechanism of Metalloenzyme; Enzyme Model

Professor
Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
China

Magdalena Valsikova  

Research Interest:

Horticulture

Professor
Department of Vegetables production
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Slovak

Mingfeng Cao  

Research Interest:

Synthetic biology; Metabolic engineering; Genome editing; Fermentation engineering; Industrial biotechnology

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Iowa State University
USA

Alireza Heidari  

Research Interest:

Biophysical Chemistry; Biomolecular Spectroscopy; Quantum Chemistry; Nanochemistry; Modern Electronic Structure Computations; Theoretical Chemistry; Mathematical Chemistry; Computational Chemistry; Vibrational Spectroscopy; Molecular Modelling; Ab initio & Density Functional Methods; Molecular Structure; Biochemistry; Molecular Simulation; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Oncology; Synchrotron Radiation; Laser; Anti?Cancer Nano Drugs; Nano Drugs Delivery; ATR?FTIR Spectroscopy; Intelligent Molecules; Molecular Dynamics; Biosensors; Biomarkers; Numerical Chemistry; Nucleic Acids; DNA/RNA Monitoring; DNA/RNA Hypermethylation; Human Cancer Cells; Tumors; Cancer Tissues; Cancer Cells

Professor
Department of Chemistry
California South University
USA

Raed Bashitialshaaer  

Research Interest:

Fresh water supply; water treatment and energy innovations; Wastewater management and reuse; Sustainable and safe use of non-conventional waters; Environmental impact and assessment; Collaboration between the academia and industrial levels

Researcher
Department of Water Resources Engineering
Lund University
Sweden

Yogesh Sonawane  

Research Interest:

Design synthesis and biological evaluation of novel pyrazole based CDK inhibitors for cancer therapy; Design synthesis and evaluation of optically active 2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinoline based EPAC inhibitors; Synthesis of structurally diverse regioselective RC-12 analogs for radical cure of plasmodium vivax malaria; Design and synthesis of anti-leishmanial agents based on amino acid-triazole hybrids

Research Instructor
Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer
University of Nebraska Medical Center
USA

Jo-Anne Blinco  

Research Interest:

Business case assessment for anaerobic digestion projects; Mass balances for plant design

Senior BioChemist
Renewable Fuels Division
Intelligas
Australia

Dawei Zhang  

Research Interest:

E.coli, B.subtilis, and Yeast et al as hosts and integrates genetic engineering; Synthetic biology and systematic biology tools to (1) Construct and optimize the protein secretion pathway for industrial enzyme production; (2) Construct microbial cell factory to produce amino acid, vitamin and other valuable natural products

Professor
Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
China

Salvatore Parisi  

Research Interest:

Food chemistry; Food and non-food packaging chemistry and technology; Food microbiology; Food hygiene; Chemistry of materials; Polymer chemistry; Quality systems; Analytical chemistry; Chemistry of fertilizers

Industrial Consultant
Palermo
Italy

Athar Mahmood  

Research Interest:

Biomass and bioenergy; Anaerobic digestion of crops and residues; Agronomy

Assistant Professor
Department of Agronomy
University of Agriculture Faisalabad
Pakistan

Jai Gopal Sharma  

Research Interest:

Aquaculture; Fish Nutrition; Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology; Water Quality Management; Radiation Biology; UV-B Radiation; Aquatic Ecology; Biosensor; Bioremediation; Bioenergy; Microbiology; Water Pollution; Nanobiotechnology; Gene Expression; Water Chemistry; Environmental Impact Assessment; Chromatography; Amino Acid and Bio fuel

Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Delhi Technological University
India

Chenxu Yu  

Research Interest:

Spectroscopic biosensing and bio-related nanotechnology and their applications in food quality and safety monitoring; Biomedical diagnosis; Environmental risk factor/contamination evaluations and disease prevention and vaccine development

Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Iowa State University
USA

Yung-Tse Hung  

Research Interest:

Water supply and water treatment; Municipal wastewater treatment; Industrial waste treatment; Biological waste treatment; Water and wastewater treatment plant design; Water pollution control; Water quality engineering

Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Cleveland State University
USA

Ming Dong  

Research Interest:

Protein conformational heterogeneity and function to enhance comprehension of conformational ensembles in allosteric regulation; Ligand interaction; Enzyme catalysis by applying a combination of methods of enzyme kinetics study; X-ray crystallography and computational modeling

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
North Carolina A&T State University
USA

Yanna Liang  

Research Interest:

Microbial ecology in engineered and natural systems; Fate and transport of engineered nanoparticles in aqueous and soil environments; Microbial electrochemical cells for CO2 reduction; Biochemical conversion of lignocellulosic feedstocks to biofuels: pretreatment, hydrolysis and fermentation; Themochemical conversion of renewable feedstocks to biofuels and bioproducts; Proper utilization of industrial and agricultural wastes or by-products for producing value-added commodities through holistic approaches; Water reuse and wastewater treatment; Bioremediation and biodegradation of organic contaminants in subsurface and groundwater

Professor and Chair
Department of Environmental & Sustainable Engineering
University at Albany
SUNY
USA

Jose Miguel Flores-Fernandez  

Research Interest:

Bioactive Molecules; Vaccine Development

Associate Professor
Division of Engineering in Food Industries and Sustainable Agricultural Innovation
Tecnologico de Estuidos Superiores de Villa Guerrero
Mexico

Pravin C Patil  

Research Interest:

Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Heterocyclic Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Bioorganic Chemistry; Catalysis; Natural Product; Process Chemistry

Department of Chemistry
University of Louisville
USA

Jun Feng  

Research Interest:

Microbial Biotechnology; Microbial synthesis; Synthetic biology; Metabolic engineering; Fermentation engineering

Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
Xian Jiaotong University
China

Wei Hong  

Research Interest:

Microbiology; Clostridia; Clostridium difficile; Clostridium thermocellum; Clostridium perfringens; Group II intron ; CRISPR; Gene function; Gene regulation; Bacteria phage

Associate Professor
Key Laboratory of Endemic and Ethnic Diseases
Guizhou Medical University
China

Reena Gupta  

Research Interest:

Biochemistry; Immunology; Enzyme Technology

Professor
Department of Biotechnology
H.P. University
India

Rita Isabel Couto Pinheiro  

Research Interest:

Food Science and Technology; Gluten free products; Food Properties; Free food products

Professor
Department of Food Engineering
Polytechnic Institution of Viana do Castelo
Portugal

Ravindra Pogaku  

Research Interest:

Biological and Green Chemical Engineering; Biomaterials; Biomass; Bioenergy; Bioprocess engineering; High value products from agro-waste; Downstream operations of Oil and Gas Engineering; Enhanced Oil recovery; Food Engineering

CEO
SAARP INTL LLC
USA

Satiander Rana  

Research Interest:

Biotechnology; Molecular biology; Metabolic engineering; Genetics; Plant tissue culture; Biotic and abiotic stress

Department of Genetics
Development and Cell Biology
Iowa State University
USA

Jie Zhang  

Research Interest:

Metabolic engineering of Clostridia

Department of Biosystems Engineering
Auburn University
USA

Nicolai S Panikov  

Research Interest:

Fermentation; Environmental biotechnology; Enzyme & cell growth kinetics; Mathematical modeling of bioprocesses; Bioassay, strain selection and directed evolution; Human microbiome (oral, gut): isolation and cultivation, microbial probiotics and causative agents of inflammation and colorectal cancer; Systems biology

Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Northeastern University
USA

Guzhen Cui  

Research Interest:

Genome editing, Group II introns, Clostridium, Helicobacter pylori

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
Guizhou Medical University
China

Xiaolei Shi  

Research Interest:

Desensitization of peanut allergy by introducing partially hydrolyzed peanut proteins via oral immunotherapy; Improvement of nutritional and bioactive properties of peanut proteins using enzymatic hydrolysis; Investigations into the effects of roasting and other thermal processes on the sensory, rheological, storable, and compositional properties of peanuts and other oilseeds; Value-added processing of peanut skins, peanut meal, and similar by-product materials for the production of aflatoxin free ingredients suitable for daily supplement, food, and feed applications

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Food Science
Iowa State University
USA

Theophilos Ioannides  

Research Interest:

Synthesis and characterization of metal and metal oxide catalysts, aerogel catalysts; Catalytic production and purification of hydrogen. Environmental catalysis for VOC abatement. Methanol synthesis; Membranes for hydrogen separation & biogas treatment. Adsorbents for CO2 capture; Electrodes for Li-ion batteries and supercapacitors. Novel synthesis methods for graphene-like materials

Research Director
Department of Chemical Engineering
FORTH/ICE-HT
Greece