Yiqing Li is a professor and forest ecologist at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He conducts research on the tropical and subtropical forest ecology, with a focus on mechanisms of below-ground processes of forest ecosystems. He is interested in field experiments of climate change manipulation, especially the soil warming effects on both natural forests and plantations in tropical and subtropical regions. He also conducts research on invasive species control and native forest restoration in the tropics. He is a core principal investigator of the collaborative research project “Manipulating and modeling climate change effects on tropical and subtropical forest production and biodiversity”, an integration of research programs that study global change in tropical forest ecosystems. Recent and ongoing research activities include: integrated understanding of climate-induced tree mortality and forest die-off, invasive species assessment, and ecological restoration of dry forests and woodlands in Hawaii. He teaches graduate and undergraduate course Forest Hydrology and Watershed Management, Forest Restoration and Tropical Soils. He serves several editorial boards of forestry and agricultural journals.
Teaching and Research in Anim. Breed., Dairy cattle, Statistics, and Computer Programs.
Prof. Vijaya Khader received M.Sc from S.V University with Mary Clark Memorial Scholarship from Canada, Ph.D. & Post Doctoral Fellow from CFTRI, Mysore as a CSIR Fellow. Worked as First Principal at College of Home Science, Bapatla, and also at College of Home Science, Hyderabad. Headed the Department of Foods and Nutrition, PGRC, Rajender Nagar as the Director, Center of Advanced Studies in the field of Foods and Nutrition, which is the only one in the country. Received State Best Teacher Award; Appreciation Certificate from ICAR; Women of the year; Fellow of Association of Food Scientists and Technologists,(AFSTI); Outstanding Woman Professional Award ( FICCI); Eminent Women Scientist Award (WISE, India), 3rd Dr. Rajammal P. Devdas Memorial award, Women Leadership in Science & Technology (Vigyan Prasar Department of Science & Technology) and Oration Lecture award from Home Science Association of India. Served as Member Board of Management of A.N.G.R.A.U. the highest body of the University
Nutritional status of a vulnerable group of the population such as children, pregnant and lactating women, socio-economic empowerment of Farm, Rural, Fisher & Tribal women.
Prof. Mohamed obtained a Ph.D. in Petroleum Geology, 1998, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; M. Sc. in Geology, Zagazic University 1992 & B. Sc. in geology, Faculty of Science, Zagazic University 1985. He got the best prize of Ph.D. from Ain Shams University Since his graduation he had published more than  articles in addition [4 books + 1 chapter in the scientific book] in different international journals, have High Citation Index and available on Scopus, Academia Edu, Google Scholar, Orcid, Research Gate, E. Science for Scientific researches. He's chosen as a candidate for inclusion in Who’s who in Science and Engineering, Sept. 2006 (9th edition), and in Who’s who in the world, November 2007 edition. Chosen from Top 10 Professors of Organic Geochemistry Professionals according to Google research. He is a Member of the (19) Editorial Board and Member Reviewer of 35 international journals.
Organic geochemistry and petroleum geology fields, Source rocks characterization and evaluation, Crude oils characterization and evaluation, Geochemistry of gas and condensates, Geochemical modeling and basin analysis, Biological markers assessment of source rocks and crude oils, Geochemistry of light hydrocarbons, Oil: source rock correlations.
Dr. Rasmia obtained B.Sc. in Horticulture department, Ornamental department; M.Sc. in Ornamental department. Project: Studies on Propagation of Ficus Retusa Cv. Hawii (2000) & a Ph.D. from the Ornamental department in 2006. Thesis: Effects of salt stress on growth and development in vitro culture, acclimatization stage on phoenix dactylifera l. And arecastrum romanzoffianum becc. Seedlings in the greenhouse (2006). She worked as an Agricultural Engineer from 1988-1990 in the private nursery, from 1990-1994 as temporarily in the greenhouse of Ministry of Agriculture, from 2001-2007 assistant researcher in Central Laboratory for Date Palm Research and Development, Agriculture Research Center. She has actively participated in various national and international conferences and workshops. She has published more than 20 papers and also serves as an editorial board member and reviewer in various national and international journals.
In vitro, ex vitro- propagation, trees, horticulture, greenhouse, fruit trees, ornamental plants.
Farshid Talat had his BSc. degree in Agronomy and Plant Breeding from Urmia University in 1997, Iran, and then earned MSc. degree in 1999 from Tehran University, Iran in Plant Breeding-Biotechnology. He earned his Ph.D. from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in the field of Biotechnology-Genome Sequencing in 2014. He was appointed as a research scientist of the Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO) of Iran from 1999 till now and he has more than 80 papers in the field of plant breeding, plant architecture, biotechnology, and bioinformatics and supervised more than 25 MSc students.
Statistical data analyses, Genomics, Genetics, Plant breeding, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, and Biodata analyses.
Rajeshwar Malavath has completed his M.Sc. (Ag) in the Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry from ANGRAU, Hyderabad, and Ph.D. from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore, India. He has more than 18 years of experience both as Mandal Agricultural Officer for about 2 years, Research and Transfer of technology for 10 years, and teaching at Agricultural University for about 6 years. He has a consistently good academic record and has attended 13 training programs and presented papers at 24 national conferences/ workshops. He has published 46 research articles in reputed journals in relation to soil pedology, Remote sensing and GIS, Soil fertility, and crop production aspects. In addition, he has published more than 60 popular articles for the welfare of the farming community in the local language and attended more than 50 live Television and Radio programs.
Graduated with B.Sc Agriculture from CCS University, Meerut in 2004 Post graduated with M.Sc.(Agriculture) Plant Protection (Entomology) from AMU, Aligarh in 2006 Ph. D. Agril.Entomology, from G.B.P. U. Agri &Tech, Pantnagar in 2009, Major in Entomology, Minor in Plant Pathology. I worked as a UGC- Dr. D.S. Kothari Post Doctoral Fellow, project entitled “Eco-friendly management of mustard aphid, Lipaphis Erysimum (Kalt.), a key pest of rapeseed-mustard”. During my 10 years of research (3 Years Predoctoral+7 Years Post Doctoral ), I have been deeply involved in entomological research and agricultural extension activities. I worked as a Senior Research Fellow (SRF) at GBPUA&T, Pantnagar, a project entitled “Registration of farmer varieties and model mechanism for benefit sharing under PPV&FR act Phase-II”. I conducted IPM trails on cotton, chickpea, okra, rapeseed-mustard, brinjal, and cole crops in Gujarat, M.P., Haryana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Punjab during my association with TERI as Research Associate (R.A.). I have also worked as Senior Research Fellow (SRF), a project entitled “Scale-up production and development of a cost-effective formulation of Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN)” at IIPR, Kanpur. Apart from this, I was actively involved in organizing conferences and short term training program. I was received training on "To develop biopesticides as a cottage industry and development of entrepreneurship among rural youths" from Biological Control Laboratory, G.B.P.U.A.&T., Pantnagar.
Crop protection and plant disease resistance techniques by eco-friendly methods specially aphid management.
Dr. J. Shankaraswamy graduated in Horticulture from Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University in 2005 and secured ICAR national fellowship for his Masters in Post-Harvest Technology and he moved to Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya, West Bengal as a Post-graduate student in Post-harvest technology of horticultural crops. He received Ph.D. in horticulture, specialization in Fruit Science from the Junagadh Agricultural University, Gujarat in 2013. Prior to Joining the SKLTSHU as faculty, Dr. Shankaraswamy was working with Keventer Agro as a Post Harvest technology expert in association with Parley Agro, from 2007-2008. From 2008-2009, He worked as a Senior Researcher in the Directorate of Medicinal Aromatic Plants Research Under the project of the National Medicinal Plant Board and he served several institutes as Assistant Professor in Amity International Centre for Post-Harvest Technology, Amity University, Noida, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Affiliated College (Adhiparasakthi Horticultural College). He also served as Associate Professor at Baru Sahib University, Himachal Pradesh. He has been a consultant to DIVINIA, United States of America, Alankar Nursery, Gujarat, Akali Farms, Tamil Nadu.
Dr. Shambhu Kumar is presently working as a Senior Scientist at Department of Forest Pathology, KSCSTE-Kerala Forest Research Institute, Kerala, India. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Botany (Mycology) from Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, India. He has over ten years’ research experience. Dr. Kumar is the recipient of Fast Track Young Scientist award by SERB-DST, Government of India and worked at Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow.
He has published over fifty research papers in peer-reviewed and reputed international and national journals. He has participated and presented papers in several international and national conferences/symposia and acquired national training on Biodiversity, Bioinformatics and Molecular taxonomy. He is life member of the International Society for Fungal Conservation (ISFC), UK, Mycological Society of India (MSI), Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI), Indian Botanical Society (IBS), Society for Basic and Applied Mycology (SBAM), National Academy of Biological Sciences (NABS), Bamboo Society of India and Indian Science Congress Association. He is an editorial member and reviewer of various international and national journals.
- Ph.D. in Agriculture Faculty, Department of Soil Science, Environmental Soil Chemistry, Urmia University of western Azerbaijan, Iran. 2018-present.
- M.Sc. in Agriculture Faculty, Department of Soil Science, Soil chemistry and fertility Field, Bu-Ali Sina, University (BASU) of Hamedan, Iran. 2015-2018, GPA: 18.35/ 20
Thesis Title: The investigation of chemical behaviors of phosphorus and heavy metals in Hamedan and Kurdistan greenhouse soils of Iran.
- B.Sc. in Soil Faculty of Science, Agriculture Department, the Bu-Ali Sina University of Hamedan, Iran, 2011-2015, GAP: 18.90/20
I’m a researcher on Soil Science and medicinal plants with more than 5 years’ experience in soil and environmental contaminants researcher.