2024 8th International Conference on Energy Technology and Materials Science (ICETMS 2024)


Conference Honorary Chair 


Prof. Mohan Lal Kolhe

University of AgderNorway

Prof. Dr. Mohan Lal Kolhe is a full professor in smart grid and renewable energy at the Faculty of Engineering and Science of the University of Agder (Norway). He is a leading renewable energy technologist with three decades of academic experience at the international level and previously held academic positions at the world's prestigious universities, e.g., University College London (UK/Australia), University of Dundee (UK), University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), Hydrogen Research Institute, QC (Canada), etc. In addition, he was a member of the Government of South Australia’s first Renewable Energy Board (2009–2011) and worked on developing renewable energy policies. Professor Kolhe is an expert evaluator of many prestigious international research councils (e.g., European Commission: Erasmus+ Higher Education: International Capacity Building, Royal Society London (UK), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC UK), Cyprus Research Foundation, etc.). In addition, many international organizations have invited him to deliver keynote addresses, expert lectures, workshops, etc. He has also been a member of many academic promotional committees. Professor Kolhe has successfully won competitive research funding from prestigious research councils (e.g., Norwegian Research Council, EU, EPSRC, BBSRC, NRP, etc.) for his work on sustainable energy systems. His research in energy systems has been recognized among the top 2% of scientists globally by Stanford University’s 2020 and 2021 matrices. He is an internationally recognized pioneer in his field, who’s top 10 published works have an average of over 175 citations each.

General Conference Chairs  


Prof. Laichang Zhang

ECU’s School of Engineering, Australia

Prof. Laichang Zhang was awarded his PhD in Materials Engineering at the Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Laichang is currently a Professor of Materials Engineering and Program Leader in Mechanical Engineering at the School of Engineering. Before joining Edith Cowan University, Dr. Zhang worked at the University of Western Australia (Perth, Australia) in 2009–2012, the University of Wollongong (Wollongong, Australia) in 2007–2009, the Leibniz-Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW) Dresden (Dresden, Germany) in 2006–2007, and Darmstadt University of Technology (Darmstadt, Germany) in 2005–2006. Prof. Laichang Zhang has considerable expertise and extensive cross-disciplinary research activities in advanced manufacturing of different types of materials (including nanocrystalline and ultrafine-grained materials, bulk metallic glasses, biomaterials, and high-strength steels) and the understanding of their processing, microstructure, and properties (e.g., mechanical properties, fatigue properties, corrosion behavior, and catalytic performance). Laichang has extensively contributed to several research grants supported by the Australian Research Council, the European Union, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China. Laichang has been an editorial board member for many prestigious academic journals such as Advanced Engineering Materials, Materials Science and Technology, Metals, Heliyon, and so on. He also has good industry links, both for teaching and research.



Prof. Hassan Karimi-Maleh

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Hassan Karimi-Maleh works as a professor in the School of Resource and Environment, University of Electronics Science and Technology of China (UESTC). He is a highly cited researcher selected by Clarivate Analytics in 2018 (cross-filed), 2019 (agriculture field), 2020 (cross-filed), 2021 (chemistry and agriculture, two categories in one year), and 2022 (chemistry and agriculture, two categories in one year) and the Top 1% Scientists in Chemistry and Agriculture simultaneously in ISI Essential Science Indicators from 2014 until now. He has published more than 400 SCI research papers with more than 23000 citations and an H-index of 92 (according to the WOS report) and 27800 citations and an H-index of 100 (according to Google Scholar). He works on the editorial board of more than 20 international journals, such as Alexandria Engineering Journal (co-editor in editor ELSEVIER IF 6.626). He also works as an adjunct professor at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa; Saveetha School of Engineering, Chennai, India; and Lebanese American University, Lebanese. He worked as the leader of the nano biosensor group at Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam, from 2019–2020. He publishes one book with Springer and one chapter book with the same publisher. Recently, he published a paper in the Science journal. His main research interests include the development of chemically modified sensors and biosensors using DNA and enzymes as biological recognition elements for food, biological, pharmaceutical, and environmental compounds, as well as the analysis and investigation of the electrochemistry behavior of electroactive materials such as polymers and organic and inorganic compounds. Recently, he focused on the synthesis of nanomaterials and their application in drug delivery and energy storage fields. He has a big network that works in three different major groups: the Environmental Research Group, the Energy Research Group, and the Sensor Research Group.

Publication Chair  


Prof. Vinayak Adimule

Angadi Institute of Technology and Management, India

Fifteen years of research experience as senior scientist and associate research scientist in R&D organizations of TATA (Advinus Therapeutics Ltd.), Astra Zeneca India, and Trans Chem Ltd. Experts in the areas of medicinal chemistry, material chemistry, material electronics, photocatalysis, polymer nanocomposites, nanoelectronics, actuators, and sensors Overseas Research Fellow of Nanyang Global Research Center, Bangkok, Malaysia. Published more than 150 research articles and 15 books or several book chapters in Scopus, Q-rated journals with high impact factors, attended and presented papers in national and international conferences as keynote speakers, and distinguished speakers. Published books in Wiley, Trans-Tech, etc. Chaired/Keynote speaker/Organizing Secretariat, Editor for international and national conferences, Editorial Board Member, and Life Member of many international societies and research institutions. Editor of the special issues published in Springer, Elsevier, and Wiley. Recognized Research Guide Visvesvarayya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka, India. I am currently working as a professor and dean of research at the Angadi Institute of Technology and Management, Belagavi, Karnataka, India. Scientific advisor for various government and research organizations, industries, and R&D organizations. Supervising four research scholars for Ph.D. Research interests include nanoelectronics, liquid crystals, liquid crystal nanostructures, optoelectronics, material chemistry, sensors and actuators, bio-nanomaterials, and medicinal chemistry.

Technical Program Committee Chair


Prof. De'en Sun

Southwest University, China

In the field of vacuum film materials and material sheet interface modification, Prof. De'en Sun has published more than 60 papers, including more than 40 SCI index papers, which have been cited 1,552 times in total (as of mid-2021), and the highest citation of a single paper is 331 times, H-index 17. In addition, 3 hot articles have been selected as the hottest articles in ScienceDirect several times, 1 hot article has been selected as a high-impact academic paper in China Surface Engineering (2018), 3 chapters of English monographs have been published, 8 Chinese invention patents have been applied for, and 4 invention patents have been authorized.

Organizing Committees

Prof. Jin Wang, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Assoc.Prof. Baowen Zhou, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Prof. Qibin Li, Chongqing University, China

Prof. chuanshuang Hu, South China Agricultural University, China

Dr. Xiongbo Duan, Central South University, China

Assoc.Prof. Songsheng Zheng, Xiamen Univeristy, China

Dr. Huachao Yang, Zhejiang University, China

Prof. Xibao Li, Nanchang Hangkong University, China

Assoc.Prof. Yong Yang, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

Assoc.Prof. Libin Gao, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Prof. Qiao Yinhu, Anhui Science and Technology University, China

Prof. Shizhao Kang, Shanghai Institute of Technology, China

Technical Program Committees

Prof. Dr. Yasuto Hijikata, Saitama University, Japan

Prof. Eckart H. Meiburg, University of California, Santa Barbara

Prof. DAVID BASSIR, French University of Technology, France

Prof. Volkan Kahya, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey

Prof. David E. Esezobor, University of Lagos, Nigeria

A.Prof. Nour F. Attia, National Institute of Standards (NIS), Egypt

A.Prof. Yipin Wang, Chang'an University, China

A.Prof. Mohamed Ahmed Ramadan-Faculty of Engineering at Helwan, Helwan University, Egypt

Dr. Quah Hock Jin, University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Dr. Alexander Lukin, Western-Caucasus Research Center, Russian Federation 

Dr. R. RANJITH KUMAR, Viyen Biotech LLP, India

Dr. Xiao Qi, Northeastern University, China

Dr. Yang Luo, Swiss Federal Laboratories, China

Dr. Hicham Bakkali, University of Cadiz, Spain

Dr. P K Dash, NMIT, India