5th International Conference on

Bioplastics

Theme: An Improved Plastics for a Healthier Environment

OCM for Bioplastics Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

John Willams

Board Member & Technical Director
Biobased & Biodegradable Industries Association (BBIA)
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

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Maximilian Lackner

Professor
University of Applied Sciences FH Technikum Wien
Austria

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Luc Avérous

Head of Polymer Research Department at ICPEES
Univ. of Strasbourg
France

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OCM Member

Fawzi Banat

Professor & Chair of Chemical Engineering Department
Petroleum Institute (PI)
Abu Dhabi

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Satya P Dubey

Research Associate
Cranfield University
United Kingdom

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Abbas Amini


Western Sydney University
Australia

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Noori Saady

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Quebec, Canada
University of Windsor
Canada

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Organizing Committee - Nanomaterials 2016

OCM Member

Edward Yi Chang

Senior Vice President
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Taiwan

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S.Joseph Antony

Associate Professor
Institute of Particle Science and Engineering School of Chemical and Process Engineering
United Kingdom

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Dongsheng Mao

Vice President
Engineering at Applied Nanotech, Inc.
USA

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Mohammad Qasaimeh

Assistant Professor
New York University Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

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Mary Mehrnoosh Eshaghian-Wilner

Professor of Engineering Practice
University of South California
USA

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Ramesh K.Agarwal

Professor
The William Palm Professor of Engineering the Director of Aerospace Research and Education Center Washington University in St. Louis
USA

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Jose Luis Menendez

Research Associate
Research Center on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (CINN-CSIC)
Spain

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Daniel Choi

Associate Professor
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
UAE

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OCM Member

Solhe F. Alshahateet

Associate Professor
Mutah University
Jordan

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OCM Member

Basma El Zein

Research Scientist
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Saudi Arabia

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OCM Member

Edward Yi Chang

Professor
National Chiao Tung University, Hsin Chu
Taiwan

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Mohammad Mehdi Rashidi

Professor
Tongji University, Shanghai
China

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Detlef W. Bahnemann

Professor
Institute of Technical Chemistry Leibniz Universität Hannover
Germany

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Masamichi Yoshimura

Professor and group leader of Surface Science laboratory
Toyota Technological Institute
Japan

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OCM Member

Rakesh Joshi

Professor
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Austraila

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Kung-Hwa Wei

Distinguished Professor
National Chiao Tung University Hsinchu
Taiwan

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Dongfang Yang

Senior Research Officer
Senior Research Officer
Canada

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OCM Member

Biplab Paul

Principal Research Scientist
Linköping University
Sweden

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Ismael Diez Perez

Professor
University of Barcelona
Spain

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Pu Chen

Research Chair & Professor
University of Waterloo
Canada

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Jeon Han Yong

Professor
INHA University
Korea

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OCM Member

Mau Chien DANG

Director of LNT
Vietnam National University
Vietnam

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Hui-Ming Cheng

Director of Advanced Carbon Research Division,
Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
China

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OCM Member

Cavus Falamaki

Associate Professor
Amirkabir University of Technology
Iran

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Biopolymer Congress 2016

OCM Member

Andrei Surguchov

Professor
Kansas University Medical Center
USA

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Martin Alberto Masuelli

Professor
Universidad Nacional de San Luis
Argentina

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Filippo Berto

Associate Professor & Chair
University of Padua
Norway

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Candan Tamerler

Associate Professor
University of Kansas
USA

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Ali Eftekhari

President
American Nano Society
USA

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Ruchi Singh

Founder & CEO
Nanonub
USA

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Bharat Bhushan

Director
The Ohio State University
USA

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Amar Mohanty

Professor and Chair
University of Guelph
Canada

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Mahesh V. Hosur

Head and Professor
Tuskegee University
USA

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Demosthenes Kyriacos

President & CEO,
GEM-Chem
Belgium

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Luc Avérous

Group (BioTeam) Leader
University of Strasbourg
France

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Florent Allais

Director
Chair Agro-Biotechnologies Industrielles
France

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Alessandro Pegoretti

Director
University of Trento
Italy

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Xiang Zhang

Principle Consultant and Head
University of Cambridge
UK

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Clara Frias

Professor
University of Manchester
UK

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Phil Turner

Director
Edinburgh Napier University
UK

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Ajay Kumar Mishra

Professor
University of South Africa
South Africa

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Zeki Candan

Professor
Istanbul University
Turkey

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Vakhtang Barbakadze

head of laboratory of plant biopolymers
Tbilisi State Medical University Institute of Pharmacochemistry
Georgia

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Azam Ali

Professor
University of OTAGO
New Zeland

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Takahiko Nakaoki

Professor
Ryukoku University
Japan

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Han Yong Jeon

Professor
Inha University
KOREA

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OCM Member

Ali Nabipour Chakoli

Professor
Harbin Institute of Technology
China

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Organizing Committee - Biomaterials 2016

OCM Member

Gordon Blunn

Professor
University College London
UK

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Theodore Eliades

Professor and Director
University of Zurich
Switzerland

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OCM Member

Andrew Lewis

‎Director of Research & Development
Biocompatibles UK Ltd
UK

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Hicham Fenniri

Professor
Northeastern University
USA

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Ramesh K. Agarwal

Director of Aerospace Engineering
Washington University
USA

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Julio San Roman

Professor
Institute of Polymers
Spain

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Sandeep Kumar Vashist

Head of Immunodiagnostics
HSG-IMIT
Germany

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Enrico Bastianelli

CEO
Bone Therapeutics
Belgium

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Sergey V. Dorozhkin

Editorial Member
Strasbourg University
Russia

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OCM Member

Esmaiel Jabbari

Professor
University of South Carolina
USA

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Anand Ramamurthi

Associate Professor
Cleveland Clinic
USA

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Murugan Ramalingam

Professor
Christian Medical College
India

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Min-Shyan Sheu

Founder, CEO
Innocept Biomaterials, Inc.
Taiwan

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Ipsita Roy

Associate Professor
University of Westminster
UK

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Organizing Committee - Chemical Engineering 2016

OCM Member

Kumar Nandakumar


Louisiana State University
U.S.A.

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Gavin M. Walker


University of Limerick
Ireland

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Dr. Amarjit Bakshi


Refining Hydrocarbon Technologies LLC
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Dragomir Yankov


Institute of Chemical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Bulgaria

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M. R. Riazi


Kuwait University
Kuwait

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Mu. Naushad


King Saud University
Saudi Arabia

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Mohamed Mahmoud Nasef


Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Malayisa

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OCM Member

Ida Idayu Muhamad


Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Petrochemistry 2016

OCM Member

Russell R Chianelli

Director
Materials Research and Technology Institute
University of Texas at El Paso
USA

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Zulkhair Mansurov

Director
Institute of Combustion Problems
Kazakhstan

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Erich Joseph Hums

Editorial board member of Applied Catalysis B Environmental
Consulting Environmental Catalysis
Germany

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OCM Member

Tereza Neuma Castro Dantas

Professor
Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Brazil

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Antanas Juostas

Doctor Service Development Manager in Baltics
Konekesko Lietuva Company
Lithuania

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OCM Member

Abdallah Sofiane Berrouk

The Petroleum Institute
United Arab Emirates

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Anissa Bendjeriou-Sedjerari

Research Scientist
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Saudi Arabia

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OCM Member

Meniai Abdeslam-Hassen

University Constantine 3
Algeria, North Africa

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OCM Member

Mohammadreza Akbari

Professor
Tehran University,
Iran

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Organizing Committee - Polymer Chemistry 2016

OCM Member

John B. Goodenough

Professor
The University of Texas at Austin
USA

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Richard J. Spontak

Professor
NC State University
USA

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Salah S Massoud

Professor
University of Louisiana
USA

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Jin Ho Lee

Professor
Hannam University
South Korea

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OCM Member

Cornelia G. Palivan

Professor
University of Basel
Switzerland

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Hee-Woo Rhee

Professor
Sogang University
Korea

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OCM Member

Jorge Morgado

Professor
University of Lisbon
Portugal

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Aleš Ručigaj

Professor
UniUniversity of Ljubljanaversity of Saskatchewan
Slovenia

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OCM Member

Marc Devocelle

Associate Professor
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
Ireland

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OCM Member

Mohamed Mahmoud Nasef

Professor
University Technology Malaysia
Malaysia

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Organizing Committee - Biotechnology 2016

OCM Member

Mukesh Verma

Chief
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
USA

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OCM Member

Brij M Gandhi

CEO
Neo BioMed Services
Formerly Adviser to the Government of India
Ministry of Science and Technology
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jose Sanchez del Rio

Scientist
Alter Technology Tüv Nord
Spain

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OCM Member

Sadanand A. Dhekney

Assistant Professor of Horticulture
Sheridan Research and Extension Center
University of Wyoming
USA

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Organizing Committee - Biopolymers and Bioplastics 2016

OCM Member

Richard A. Gross


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
New York
USA

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Harrison Yu


The University of Akron
USA

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Chang-Sik Ha


Pioneer Research Center for Nanogrid Materials
Korea

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Noureddine Abidi


Texas Tech University
USA

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Luc Avérous


Univ. of Strasbourg
France

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Ajay Kumar Mishra


University of South Africa
South Africa

Biography Research Interest