Organizing Committee Members - Climate Change 2019
Universitiy of Waterloo and Montreal
Christopher Bryant has a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science (1970) and has been Professor at the Universities of Waterloo (1070-1990) and MontrÃ©al (1990 to 2014) and is currently Adjunct Professor, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph (1912 onwards), and he is also Adjunct Professor, Geography Department, University of Montreal (2014 onwards).
Christopher Bryant(Research Area)
His fields of research are: agriculture in and around cities and metropolitan centers; community development; land use planning; strategic development planning for communities, organizations and agriculture; resilience building for communities exposed to flooding and climate variability; adaptation of agriculture and tourism development to climate change and variability. He is placed in the top 5% of researchers on Research Gate.
The State University of Milan
Daniele De Wrachien(Biography)
Daniele De Wrachien is full professor of Irrigation and Drainage at the Department of Agricultural Engineering of the State University of Milan. He graduated in Geology at the same University ,where he received is PhD in Applied Geology. Director of the Institute of agricultural Hydraulics ( 2000-2006) Director of the Computer Centre of the Faculty of Agriculture ( 1989 - 1995) President of EurAgEng (European Society of Agricultural Engineers ) (2002-2004) Member of the Executive Board of CIGR ( International Commission of Agricultural Engineering ) ( 2006- 2014) Member of the Executive Board of ICID (International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage) (2005-2012) Member of the Board of Directors of WIT ( Wessex Institute of Technology ) (2010-2014) Author of more than 150 publications ( scientific papers ,keynote papers,books and technical papers ) Organizer of more than fifty international Events ( Conferences, Congresses,Symposia and Workshops ) held in about fifteen countries throughout Europe,Africa,Asia,America, Australia
Daniele De Wrachien(Research Area)
water resources management; irrigation and drainage technology; performance assessment of sprinkler irrigation systems; modelling of transport processes in porous media ;modelling and fluid-dynamics of debris and hyper-concentrated flows; flood control and mitigation measures; desertification and environmental impact of climate change.
Parishkar College of Global of Excellence, Jaipur
Sumit Kumar Gupta(Biography)
Dr. Sumit Kumar Gupta Dean, Faculty of Science Parishkar College of Global of Excellence Jaipur in the Department of physics, With over 15 years of teaching, research, and administrative experience, he has held various administrative positions as the Head of Department in various degree colleges and engineering colleges and has a vast experience of teaching in IIT-JEE Institute.
Sumit Kumar Gupta(Research Area)
Sumit Kumar Gupta had been associated with Maharishi Arvind Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jaipur for last 8 years as Associate Professor. Prior to that, he was associated with Agarwal PG College, Subodh PG College, Global Institute of Technology, Joythi Vidhyapeeth University Jaipur, as faculty positions for 7 years. In his 15 years teaching, administrative and research duration, he has published 23 research papers in highly reputed UGC Approved International Journals. He has participated in 14 National and International Seminars and delivered over 18 lectures in the international and national conferences. He has been selected as Speaker keynote in 6 International Conference in material science 2017-2018 London, Dubai, & 2 USA, Italy, France, Sweden, South Korea. He has written 7 books for B.TECH engineering.He has been appointed as The International Editorial Board member in 45 UGC approved Peer Reviewed, Scopus, Thomsonâ€™s Reuters International Journals .He guided 12 M.sc (physics) Projects, 3 MPhil (Physics) thesis, 10 MTECH Projects and 4 students on going Ph.D. under his Supervision. 120 students have published international paper in UGC approved Peer Reviewed, Thomsonâ€™s Reuters under his supervision. He is presently also the supervisor of Rajasthan Technical University, Kota .He served as members: Life Member Indian Science Congress Association, Member of Instrument Society of India (2003-2004), Life Member, Rajasthan Ganita Parishad, Rajasthan, Indian Physics Society Member, National Academy of Science, India Member, Indian Physics Society, Member, American Physics Society Member, ocean Future Society Member, National society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Member, International Association of Engineers (IAENG). Member, Arizona Science Center (Member 1461638)Member, Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Member, Institute for engineering research and publication (IFERP) . IEEE Member.
RMIT University, Australia
Sultana Nasrin Baby(Biography)
Sultana Nasrin Baby - has been a Senior GIS Officer at the City of Whittlesea in Melbourne Australia for the past 3 years. Prior to this role she worked at Bass coast Shire Council and Monash City Council. She is also completing a PhD at in the school of mathematical and Geospatial Sciences at RMIT University. She holds a double Masterâ€™s degree in GIS and remote sensing from Dhaka and Monash University. Her interests are geospatial science applications in water resources, exploring new spatial technologies and climate change modelling.
Sultana Nasrin Baby(Research Area)
She is highly experienced in GIS applications development for natural park management, property management, hydrology modeling, PRA GIS linkage, GIS business analysis, Sea level rise, climate change adaptation, flood mapping, vegetation mapping and canopy height modeling from liDAR. She is currently pursuing PhD in Geospatial Sciences School of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne. She is also working for City of Whittlesea as a Senior GIS Officer.
Director of SINIF.
Researcher at the University of Alicante.
Psychologist and Environmental Consultant. He did doctoral studies in the Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment of the UNED. Chief of Brigade in a Forest Fire Service with more than 20 years of experience. He collaborates with several companies and institutions in the area of training in Psychology in Emergencies and Human Resources. He is Professor at the University of Valencia in the Master in "Intervention and operational coordination in emergencies and catastrophes" and other postgraduate courses on emergencies. Director and President of the International Scientific- Professional Committee of the National Symposium on Forest Fires (SINIF). He has lectured internationally and has been part of the Organizing Committee of several International Congresses on Earth Sciences and Climate Change. He is part of the Editorial Board of several international scientific journals. He has published articles on forest fires, stress, psychosocial risks and emotional trauma, mainly in relation to emergency services and natural disasters. Currently, he is assigned to the Research Group on "Climate and Territorial Planning" (University of Alicante), where he researches on the social perception of forest fire risk and behavior in the event of possible disasters.
Jaime Senabre.(Research Area)
Forest fires, risk perception, natural hazards, environmental psychology and human behavior in emergency situations. Currently, he is assigned to the Research Group on "Climate and Territorial Planning" (University of Alicante), where he researches on the social perception of forest fire risk and behavior in the event of possible disasters.
Western Sydney University
Abbas Amini (Biography)
Dr Abbas Amini is the registered member of Western Sydney University graduate supervisory board at the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, and the member of Work Health and Safety Committee of the same university, Penrith Campus. Before joining the Western Sydney University, he conducted research with other Australian universities and CSIRO, as a postdoctoral research fellow at Monash University and Deakin University, and as a senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne. His fine outcomes have been presented in high impact factor journals, e.g., Nature publication group, and a recent published book in 2016. Abbas started his teaching, industrial and scientific journey from obtaining an associateâ€™s degree in mathematics, and BSc, MSc, and PhD (from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), all in mechanical engineering. Since then, he has updated himself with several Australian and Canadian nationally recognized professional certificates and diplomas, e.g., FULT (Foundations of University Learning and Teaching form Western Sydney University), TAE, WHS, CNC manufacturing etc. With his intense schedule, he has been extensively involved in teaching for many years in different sectors (including Western Sydney University), and worked in industry, e.g., Magna Powertrain, Toronto, Canada, as a manufacturing engineer and industrial designer. Dr Amini is a member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), an editor of 14 journals, and a committee member of 14 international conferences to-date. Abbas is the member of Advisory Committee of the Intâ€™l Conf. on Advances in Functional Materials, South Korea in 2016, where he has been recognized as a well-known name in advanced functional materials from Australia. In academic supervisory assignments, Abbas is supervising four PhD and two MSc graduate students, at present.
Abbas Amini (Research Area)
Dr Aminis research focus in particular covers a wide range of multidisciplinary aspects related to BioNanoTech: indentation methods, shape memory alloys, water treatment, drug delivery systems, piezoelectric materials, biomedical materials, graphene, graphane, CNTs, biodegradable polymeric nano-composites, TiO2, ZnO, environmental sustainability and water efficiency, experimental analysis, multi-scale (nano to macro) modelling of multi-physics phenomena, phase transition, mechanics of materials, fabrication of modern composites, 3D printing, and modern manufacturing.