Dr. Aman Ullah received his PhD (with distinction) in Chemical Sciences and Technologies in 2010 at the University of Genova, Italy by working together at Southern Methodist University, USA. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow before accepting an Assistant Professor position at the University of Alberta. He has been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure. He has been teaching a graduate course entitled “Renewable Biomaterials”. This course deals with fundamentals in bio-based materials development, characterization, and various industrial applications. Aman has published more than 45 papers in reputed journals and 5 patents/patent applications. His research is focused on the development of biochemicals, biopolymers/biomaterials, nanomaterials from lipids and other renewable resources. He has participated and presented his work in more than 100 National and international scientific meetings and conferences, including several keynote, plenary, and invited lectures at conferences and research centres in Asia, Europe, and America. In addition, he has received several awards including Canadian Rising Star award by Grand Challenges Canada.
Aman leads a research group on Lipid utilization - Polymers/Materials Chemistry and mandate of this group is to develop new monomers, biopolymers, biomaterials and bionanomaterials from lipids (plant oils) and other renewable resources for industrial applications. Therefore, his major research interests are on the synthesis of monomers, biopolymers, nano-engineered biopolymers, nano-biocomposites and bioconjugates from renewable resources for various applications
Dr. Mirosław Kwiatkowski in 2004 obtained Ph.D. degree from the Faculty of Energy and Fuels at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, and in 2018 D.Sc. degree from the Faculty of Chemistry at the Wrocław University of Technology in the discipline: chemical technology. In addition, he obtained a certificate of completion of postgraduate studies: Professional Research and Development Project Manager at the Krakow University of Agriculture, Research and Development Project Manager at the University of Economics and Innovation in Lublin, and Electrical Energy Markets from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering at the AGH-UST in Krakow.Currently Dr. Mirosław Kwiatkowski is working an assistant professor at the AGH University of Science and Technology, at the Faculty of Energy and Fuels. His published work includes more than 45 papers in reputable international journals and 75 conference proceedings.He is the editor in chief of The International Journal of System Modeling and Simulation (UAE), an associate editor of Micro & Nano Letters Journal (UK) and a member of the editorial board of many internationals journals.
Chemical technology, chemistry and physical chemistry, material science and engineering, numerical analysis, mathematical modelling of the adsorption process, description of the porous structure, practical aspects of adsorption, analysis of the carbonaceous adsorbents production, energy efficiency, renewable energies as well as economics and management.