Opening of ICEPR'12 Conference.


Dr. Seyed Gholamreza Etemad was a professor of chemical engineering department at Isfahan University of Technology (IUT-Iran) and part -time professor of University of Ottawa (2009-2013). He is also a co-founder and a member of Center of Excellence of Nanotechnology in Environment at IUT (Iran). Professor Etemad received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in chemical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnique, Iran). He obtained his PhD from McGill University (Canada) in 1995. He has served as the chair of the 1st Nanotechnology and Environment Conference in 2007 and the chair of Nanotechnology Workshops in 2009 held at IUT. He acted as the chair of the scientific committee for different International Conferences such as: ICNFA'11-ICNFA'16, ICEPR'11-ICEPR'16. He is Editor in Chief of International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Nanotechnology (IJTAN), and International Journal of Environmental Polloution and Remediation (IJEPR). He is the founder and CEO of the International Academy of Science, Engineering, and Technology (International ASET Inc.). Dr. Etemad has published more than 60 refereed journal papers and about 100 conference proceeding papers. He received the IUT Distinguished Researcher Awards in 1999, 2002, 2006, 2007, and 2011. Professor Etemad’s research focuses on Renewable Energy and Heat Transfer Enhancement Techniques, in particular the interaction of nanotechnology and energy, and more specifically Nanofluid. His research activities also include pollution removal from the environment using nanotechnology.