2023 3rd International Conference on Environment Resources and Energy Engineering (ICEREE 2023)
Commitee of ICEREE 2023
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Conference Chairman


Prof. Thanikaivelan Palanisamy

from CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai, India

Prof. Thanikaivelan Palanisamy is a Chief Scientist at CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai since 2002. He has founded the Advanced Materials Laboratory and currently heading. He received PhD in leather technology from Anna University in 2003. He had two post-doctoral stints at Texas Tech University and Rice University, USA under BOYSCAST and Fulbright-Nehru fellowships in 2005-06 and 2010-11, respectively. He specialized in cleaner leather processing and zero discharge technologies. He currently works on the development of new and advanced materials including nano, bio and composite materials, especially from wastes generated from leather industry for high-value applications in Healthcare, Environment, Lifestyle and Energy sectors. He has over 130 publications in peer reviewed international journals, 60 articles in conference proceedings and holds a h-index of 35 and 25 patents to his credit. His recent innovation on “Waterless Chrome Tanning” has been commercialized over 125 tanneries in India. He is a recipient of several National awards and academic honors from CSIR, INAE, IASc, DST, DBT, NRDC, WIPO, USIEF, IEI, IIT-Roorkee, TNASc and FICCI for his engineering innovations in cleaner leather processing, management of solid wastes and developing advanced materials.

Conference Publication Chairman

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Prof.Karthikeyan Palaniswamy

from Department of Automobile Engineering, PSG College of Technology, India

Prof. P. Karthikeyan is the head of Fuel cell energy system laboratory at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He mainly focuses on fuel cell material development, flow field optimization and design, stack development and testing, now he has moved further to develop H2 storage, Vehicle control system and FCEV development and demonstration. He has received research project grants from DST-CRG, DST-SERB, DST-UKIERI, AICTE-RPS, DST-CONACYT, DST-NPDF, CRS-NPIU, CSIR, Royal Academia, AICTE-NDF and DST-EPSRC etc. He has worked in couple of bilateral projects demonstrating his capability in the field of fuel cell and had research coordination with various universities such as the Loughborough University & University of Exeter, UK and Hanyang University and Suncheon National University, South Korea, CINVESTAV-IPN, Unidad Saltillo-Mexico, University of Toledo, OHIO, USA, Clemson University-ICAR, USA.

Technical Program Committee Chairman

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Prof.Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi

from School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Prof Ir Ts Dr Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi is a professor in the School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.  She previously helmed as the Director of Process Systems Engineering Centre for ten years (2011 to 2021).  She is an expert Pinch consultant for multiple industries and is among the leading researchers in Pinch Analysis technique development. Prof Sharifah is also the co-founder and Director of Optimal Systems Engineering Sdn Bhd, a UTM Spin-off company. She is an active consultant as well as trainers for the industries.   Together with her team, they have developed 7 resource minimisation software. Prof Sharifah has won various international and national awards such as Green Talents 2009 (Germany), IChemE Highly Commended Sir Frederick Warner Prize 2011 (UK), ASEAN Young Scientist and Technologist Award 2014, National Young Scientist Award 2015, ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2016 in Energy Sustainability, Malaysia Research Star Award 2016, 2018, 2019 and Top Research Scientists Malaysia 2018. She was listed as ‘Asian Scientist 100’ in 2017 and ‘Asia’s Rising Scientists’ in 2020, and ‘8 Women Scientists from Asia You Should Know’ in 2021 by AsianScientist.com.  Dr Sharifah is also the Associate Editor for Journal of Cleaner Production.

Conference Committee Members



Prof. Guangxiu FangYanbian University, China
Prof. Tiankui GuoChina University of Petroleum, China
Prof. Rui LiangChina University of Mining and Technology,China
Prof. Qian XuJiangsu University, China
Prof. Songlin ZhangNorthwest Normal University, China
A.Prof. Adelhard B. RehiaraIEEE Indonesia Section/University of Papua, Papua Barat, Indonesia
A.Prof. Feng GuoXi'an Shiyou University, China
A. Prof. Mohammad Hossein Yazdi

Islamic Azad University (IAU), Neyshabur Branch, Iran

A.Prof. Riyang ShuGuangdong University of Technology, China
A.Prof. Ravita LambaMalaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India
A.Prof. Jinhui ZhaoZhengzhou University, China
Dr. Aziz-Ur-Rahim Bacha (Pakistan)Fudan University, China

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