Dr. Ibrahim M. Alarifi, Associate Professor, Editor-in-Chief.

   Research Interest: Materials Science, Biomaterials,

   Nanotechnology Carbon Fibers, Polymers, and Composites.

   Institution: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.

                                 



Biography Information

Dr. Ibrahim Alarifi received his Ph.D. in 2017 from the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at Wichita State University. After having the lecturer experience, he joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Majmaah University in 2012. I received his tenure and promotion to be an Associate Professor in 2018. He is currently working in the same department as an Associate Professor, ME Head of Dept from 2017 to current., Director of Engineering & Applied Sciences Research Center from 2019 to current, ME Quality Coordinator from 2017 to current, and Dean for Academic Affairs of Common First Year at Majmaah University from 2018 to current. Throughout his research experience, he has published 137 journal papers and 18 conference proceedings, edited 2 books, authored 4 book chapters and 1 laboratory manual, received 6 funded proposals, 6 patents, and 4 honors/awards, presented 10 presentations, chaired many international conferences, and reviewed several manuscripts in international journals and conference proceedings and 1 MS and 10 BS students have already graduated under his supervision and started working in different locations worldwide. According to the Web of Science, his scholarly activities (with h-Index 32 and i10-index 50) have been cited more than 3207 times and recognized by Stanford University’s list (published by Elsevier) of the World’s Top 2% of the Most-Cited Scientists in Single Year Citation Impact 2021, 2022 and 2023.



   Dr. Ahmed Shahin, Assistant Professor, Managing Editor.

   Research Interest: Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning,

   Computer Vision, Business Intelligence.

   Institution: Applied College, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.

   

                                 


Biography Information

Dr. Ahmed Shahin received the M.Sc. degree in biomedical engineering from Helwan University, Cairo, in 2014, and the Ph.D. degree in deep learning and computer vision from the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, in 2018. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Applied Sciences, Applied College, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia. His research interests include algorithms, machine learning, deep learning, image processing, and the IoT.

 




    Prof. Ramazan Asmatulu, Professor, Editor.

    Research Interest: Mechanics of Composites, Energy Materials, Nanomaterials, Biomaterials, and Sustainable  Manufacturing.

    Institution: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260, USA





Biography Information

Dr. Asmatulu joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Wichita State University (WSU) as an assistant professor in 2006, became an associate professor in 2012, and became a full professor in 2017 in the same department. Before this position at WSU, he had postdoc and R&D experiences at Virginia Tech, the University of Connecticut, and Yale University. He works with five PhD, seven MS, and four BS students in the same department. He has graduated over 140 MS and PhD students, received over $5M in internal and external grants, and published more than 500 technical articles with his students and collaborators in his field. To date, his scholarly activities have been cited more than 5,720 times (with an h-index of 40 and an i10-index of 131) according to Google Scholar.




    Dr. Rana Ibrahim Alabdan Associate Professor, Editor.

    Research Interest: Fintech, AI, IoT, RFID, Phishing attacks, & Knowledge Management.

    Institution: Department of Information Systems, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.




Biography Information

Dr. Rana Alabdan received her Ph.D. in 2017 from the College of Information Systems and Communication at Robert Morris University. She joined College of Computer and Information Science in 2013 as a first Saudi lecturer in the college and information systems department. She was promoted as an Assistant Professor in 2017 then an Associate Professor in 2021. She served as Vice Dean of Students Affairs from 2018-2020. Throughout her research experience, she has published 46 journal papers and 3 conference proceedings, published one book, received 8 funded proposals, 3 honors/awards, presented 9 presentations. She served as editor in board and reviewer in well known journals and conferences, as well as a reviewer in multiple hackathons. Rana was a supervisor for 12 BSc. And 3 MSc as well. 




Dr. Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa, Associate Professor, Editor.

Research Interest: Materials Science, Biomaterials, Biofibers, Biopolymers, and Biocomposites.

Institution: King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Biography Information

Dr. Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa, received the B.Eng (Mechanical Engineering) in the year 2010, M.Tech (Computational Analysis in Mechanical Sciences) in the year 2013, Ph.D (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Science) from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, India in the year 2018 and Post Doctorate from King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand, in the year 2019. He is a Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and an Associate Member of Institute of Engineers (India). He is an Associate Editor of Heliyon Elsevier (Materials Science) and Frontier Materials Journals. Also acting as a Board Member of various international journals in the fields of materials science and composites. He is a reviewer for more than 150 International Journals (for Nature, Elsevier, Springer, Sage, Taylor & Francis, Wiley, American Society for Testing and Materials, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, IOP, Hindawi, NC State University USA, ASM International, Emerald Group, Bentham Science Publishers, Universiti Putra, Malaysia), also a reviewer for book proposals, and international conferences. In addition, he has published more than 300 articles in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals indexed by SCI/Scopus, 10 editorial corners, 70 book chapters, one book, 37 books as an Editor (Published by lead publishers such as Elsevier, Springer, Taylor & Francis, Wiley), and also presented research papers at national/international conferences. In 2022, his more than 25 articles got top-cited in various top journals (Journal of Cleaner Production, Carbohydrate Polymers, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Journal of Natural Fibers, Journal of Industrial Textiles). He is a lead editor of Several special issues. Based on google scholar, the number of citations amounts to 19000+ and his present H-index is 71 with i10-Index of 250. In addition, I US Patent, 1 UK Design Patent, 1 Thailand Patent and 5 Indian patents are granted. He has delivered keynote and invited talks at various international conferences and workshops. His current research areas include Natural fiber composites, Polymer Composites, and Advanced Material Technology. He has received a ‘Top Peer Reviewer 2019’ award, Global Peer Review Awards, Powered by Publons, Web of Science Group. The KMUTNB selected him for the ‘Outstanding Young Researcher’ Award 2020 and Outstanding Researcher’ Award 2021. He is recognized by Stanford University’s list of the world’s Top 2% of the Most-Cited Scientists in Single Year Citation Impact 2019 and also for the year 2020. In 2021, he is recognized by Stanford University’s list of the world’s Top 2% of the Most-Cited Scientists in Single Year Citation Impact (Top 22nd Rank in Thailand and Top 2nd Rank Under Materials Category in Thailand) and also in Career-long Citation impact. He is listed in ‘Top 100 Scientists’ in Thailand, by AD Scientific Index. (2nd Best Scientist in the Country Mechanical Engineering, Thailand).




     Dr. Ali S. Alghamdi, Associate Professor, Editor.

     Research Interest: Statistical Digital Signal Processing, Communication Systems, Adaptive Filter, Modern Control in Power System, Optoelectronics Nano-                          materials in Renewable Energy, and Wireless Sensor Network Innovation.

     Institution: Department of Electrical Engineering, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.





Biography Information

Dr. Alghamdi is an Associate professor and former chair, the Department of Electrical Engineering, the College of Engineering, Majmaah University Saudi Arabia from Sep 2018 to Sep 2020. He received his dual B.S. degree (with high honors) in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan, USA, in 2010 and 2012 respectively, and an MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan, USA. He received a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, USA, in 2017. Dr. Alghamdi joined Majmaah University in March 2018 as Assistant Professor of the electrical engineering department, in March 2022 he received his tuner and promotion to Associate Professor. Throughout his research experience, he has published 44 journal papers and 3 conference proceedings, received 4 funded proposals, and reviewed several manuscripts in international journals and conference proceedings According to the Web of Science, his scholarly activities (with h-Index 20 and i38-index 50) have been cited more than 1470 times. His research interests include Statistical Digital Signal Processing, Communication Systems, Adaptive Filter, Modern Control in Power Systems, Optoelectronics Nano-materials in Renewable Energy, and Wireless Sensor Network Innovation.

 

 

 




Dr. Hani Alanazi, Associate Professor, Editor.

Research Interest: Multiscale analysis of construction materials, Concrete with recycled materials, Testing construction materials at different length scales, Physical and chemical processes involved in durability issues, Nanoindentation tests, High-performance concrete, and Geopolymer concrete.

Institution: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.


 

Biography Information

Dr. Hani Alanazi joined Majmaah University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering in 2019. He received his BSc in Civil Engineering in 2009 from King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, his MSc in Structures and Materials in 2015 from North Dakota State University, United States, and his Ph.D. in Geotechnical and Materials Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2019, United State. He received his tenure and promotion to be an Associate Professor in 2023. He is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Majmaah University. Dr. Hani Alanazi is an energetic researcher and educator and has published in the last five years more than 40 articles in high-ranked journals. His research interests include multiscale analysis of construction materials, multiscale concrete behaviors, geopolymer concrete, internal curing, high-performance concrete, concrete with recycled materials, and physical and chemical processes involved in durability issues.



Dr. Youssef O. Al-Ghamdi, Associate Professor, Editor.

Research Interest: Synthesis and Application of Polymer in Industrial Purposes, Nanochemistry, Applied Chemistry, Polymers, and Composites.

Institution:  Department of Chemistry, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.




Biography Information

 Dr. Youssef O. Al-Ghamdi received the bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Umm AL-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia in 2008. Received his master’s degree in Organic Chemistry from King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia in 2012, and the PhD. degree in Organic Chemistry (Polymers), King Abdualaziz University, Jeddah Saudi Arabia in 2018. He joined Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Majmaah University, I promotion to be an Associate Professor in 2023. He is currently working in the same department as an Associate Professor, Dr. Alghamdi Vice-Dean for educational affairs and development, College of Science, Majmaah University from 2023 to current, Head of the Basic Science Research Center from 2022 to current, Head Department of Chemistry from 2019 to 2023, Dr. Alghamdi heading several units such as Planning and Development, and Unit of Scientific Affairs.  He is a member of College Council, College of Science, Majmaah University and member of Labs and Facilities. Dr. Youssef O. Al-Ghamdi is involved in teaching various courses in Chemistry, to BS and he has published 40 publications, edited 2 books, authored 2 book chapters.