Gudrun Kalmbach is a Mathematics Professor, inventor of the educational program MINT (Mathematik, Informatik, Naturwissenschaften, Technik), organized 1985-2002 the Tag der Mathematik in Baden-Wuerttemberg and MINT university courses for highschool students. She publishes beside many articles scientific and educational books for quantum structures and MINT, developed a new unification theory for gravity with the other three basic interactions of physics on deuteron base and constructed in a MINT-Wigris Tool Bag 8 models for the deuteron demonstrations.
Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki
Nikolaos K. Spyrou is Professor of Astronomy at the Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki, Greece, from which he is retired since 2011. His research articles and books belong to General Relativity Theory, Fluids, Gravitational Astrophysics, Environnemental Physis (and, secondarily, Space Physics, History of Astronomy, and Science Education). He has taught extensively at both the under graduated and post graduated levels, conducted research work and lectured in many universities and research centers in Greece and abroad, and, also, served in many national and international administrational-scientific posts.
General Relativity Theory, Fluids, Relativistic Cosmology and Thermodynamics, Gravitational Astrophysics, Environnemental Physis, Space Physics, History of Astronomy, Science Education.
His recent research interests refer to Relativistic Cosmology combined with Classical Thermodynamics for the polytropic Universe, and the radical consequences and predictions concerning dark energy, as a classical (non-quantum) physical property of a classical physical Universe, the accelerated cosmic expansion, and the complete description of the behavior of the post-recombination Universe.
Politecnico di Torino
Giancarlo Genta got a degree in Aeronautical Engineering in 1971 and one in Aerospace Engineering in 1972 at the Politecnico di Torino. Then he became assistant professor of Machine Design at the same University. He taught a course in Astronautical Propulsion and then he lectured in Motor Vehicle Mechanics. In 1983 he became Associate Professor of Design of Aircraft Engines at the School of Aerospace Engineering of Politecnico di Torino and then he became full Professor in Machine Design. From 1989 to 1995 he was head of the Department of Mechanics at Politecnico di Torino. From 1998 to 2015 he coordinated the PhD course in Mechatronics at the PhD School of Politecnico di Torino.
He gave courses in Italy and abroad in the context of different programs for Developing Countries in Kenya, Somalia, India and at the International Labour Office. Until 2018 he was responsible for the courses in Automotive Engineering of Politecnico di Torino. Since 1999 he is a member of the Academy of Sciences of Torino and since 2006 he is a member (corresponding member since 2001) of the International Academy of Astronautics.
In 2013 he received the International Yangel Medal for Outstanding Contributions to the development of space sciences and technologies and, in the same year, received the Engineering Science Award for outstanding achievement in engineering science of the International Academy of Astronautics.
He performed research, mainly in the field of machine design, in particular dealing with static and dynamic structural analysis. He worked in the field of magnetic suspension systems and in general of the dynamics of controlled systems. He was one of the promoters of the Interdepartmental Laboratory of Mechatronics which works in the areas of magnetic bearings (active, passive, and superconducting) and mobile robots. Since 1996 he deals with space systems and space robotics.
Since 2012 he heads the IAA Study Group on Human Mars Exploration (SG 3.16, and then SG 3.27).
He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Starshot Project.
He participated to the design and construction of experimental equipment that are currently part of the Laboratory of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department of the Politecnico di Torino.
He is the author of over 350 scientific papers covering various sectors of mechanical design, published in scientific journals or presented at conferences, and of 4 patents. He is the author of 26 books, including textbooks, research monographies and popular science books.
He is also the author of 3 science fiction novels, published in Italian and English
Janet Ivey - Creator and CEO of Janet’s Planet, is committed to enriching the lives of children via education and live performances, TV, and online programming. With over 28 years in the children’s edutainment and space science outreach sector, Janet has captivated Nashville and beyond with her work. Her first TEDx Talk was in 2014 entitled, AWE - Art, Wonder, and Experiential - Inspired Science, her second TEDx Talk in 2019 with the Weiss School, entitled, How To Inhabit Your Very Own Planet, #PlanetYou. Since 2003 she has received twelve Regional Emmy Awards and five Gracie Allen Awards for her children’s series Janet’s Planet that airs on 140+ public television stations nationwide.
In 2010, Janet was named in the “Nashville Business Women of Influence in the Inspiration Mentor Category."
In April 2019, Janet is President of Explore Mars, Inc., an active NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador, serves on the Board of the Board of Governors for the National Space Society, is the Educational Co-Director of the Mid-South Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences; is a recipient of the New World’s Institute’s inaugural Permission to Dream Award in 2016; and won a STEM-FLORIDA Award for “Exploring Microgravity,” an educational video about gravity and microgravity for Space Florida.
Janet’s Planet can be seen also on streaming sites, YouTube, BatteryPop, Club Jelly Telly, and HighBrow in the U.K. Janet\'s mission is simple: amplify the love of space, science, and exploration; and encourage this generation that MARS is theirs.
In April 2020, Janet\'s first book in her series Unsing Genius, Daring to Dig: Mary Anning, Fossil Hunter will be released on Amazon.com.
Georgian Technical University
George Jandier graduated from Tbilisi High School # 55 in 1966 with a gold medal. In the same year, he entered the Faculty of Theoretical Physics at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, graduating in 1971 with a degree in Theoretical Physics. In 1978 he defended his dissertation in radiophysics at Tbilisi State University. In 1979 the Supreme Soviet of the USSR awarded G. Jandier with a degree in Physics and Mathematics. In 1989, he received his doctoral dissertation in Radio Physics and Plasma Physics at Kharkov State University, Ukraine. The prestige of this scientific council is due to the active participation of the famous physicist-theorist, Nobel laureate Lev Landau in his work.
Diploma of Candidate of Physics and Mathematics Sciences FM # 007649,
USSR Highest Certification Committee, Moscow, USSR, February 1979
Diploma of Doctor of Physics and Mathematics Sciences, DT # 005461
USSR Highest Certification Committee, Moscow, USSR, January 1991
Diploma of Chief Scientist, CH # 072015
USSR Highest Certification Committee, Moscow, USSR, September 1991
Diploma of Full Professor, PR # 020597
USSR Highest Certification Committee, Moscow, USSR, January 1993
Scientific activity. Since 1995 up to present he has been a full professor at the Department of Physics of the Faculty of Informatics of the Georgian Technical University and has been teaching lectures in the field of general physics. From 1971-1995 he is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Cybernetics of the Georgian Academy of Sciences, 1995-2005 - Leading Research Fellow, and since 2006 he is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Cybernetics. C. Jandieri has been productive in Batumi Sh. Since its establishment (1990) until 2009. Rustaveli State University, where he founded the Department of Radiophysics-Plasma Physics. He was a visiting professor at the University's Department of Physics and led the module "Radiophysics".
Membership. In 1995 he was elected a true member of the Georgian Academy of Ecological Sciences. In 2015 he was elected a Senior Member of the American Society of Radiophysicists (IEEE Senior Member), an INTAS expert in the European Scientific Society from 1999-2005, a European expert from 2012 to present. Since 2002 he has been a member of the American Academy of Electrodynamics (Cambridge, Massachusetts).
In 2003-2005, 2012-2013 he was an expert on Italian scientific projects and in 2005 he was awarded the title of International Expert of the highest category. G. Jandieri's surname is included in the bibliographical book "Who's Who in Electromagnetism".
In 1998 he was elected Deputy Director General (NS LAW) in Europe for Who's Who in the World (London, Cambridge University). He is awarded with diplomas and medals of this organization.
Publications. He is the author of two monographs: "Turbulentness in the Neutral and Atmospheric Atmosphere" (1999) and "Rise and Fall of Chaos in Nonstationary Wednesday" (1999). C. Jandier has published more than 300 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and in international conference materials.
He was invited to be the editor of the American magazine "The Open Atmospheric Science Journal" special edition "Waves propagation" in the upper atmosphere”, dedicated to the topical issues of wave propagation in the upper layers of the atmosphere (2010-2011).
Scientific interests in the field: Electromagnetic theory and its application, Radio Physics, Plasma Physics, Remote Sensing and geophysics Atmosphere Physics.
Dr. Osman Adiguzel graduated from Department of Physics, Ankara University, Turkey in 1974 and received PhD- degree from Dicle University, Diyarbakir-Turkey. He studied at Surrey University, Guildford, UK, as a post doctoral research scientist in 1986-1987, and his studies focused on shape memory alloys. He worked as research assistant, 1975-80, at Dicle University and shifted to Firat University in 1980. He became professor in 1996, and he has already been working as professor. He published over 50 papers in international and national journals; He joined over 100 conferences and symposia in international and national level as participant, invited speaker or keynote speaker with contributions. He served the program chair or conference chair/co-chair in some of these activities. In particular, he joined in last six years (2014 - 2019) over 60 conferences as Speaker, Keynote Speaker and Conference Co-Chair organized by South Asian Institute of Science and Engineering (SAISE), web: http://saise.org/, Science and Engineering Institute (SCIEI), web: http://www.sciei.org, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology, web: http://www.iacsit.org/, Scientific Federation, web: https://scientificfederation.com/, The Academic World Education and Research Center (AWER-Center), web: http://www.awer-center.org/, and other institutes and companies.
Dr. Adiguzel served his directorate of Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Firat University in 1999-2004. He supervised 5 PhD- theses and 3 M.Sc theses. He is also Technical committee member of many conferences. He received a certificate which is being awarded to him and his experimental group in recognition of significant contribution of 2 patterns to the Powder Diffraction File – Release 2000. The ICDD (International Centre for Diffraction Data) also appreciates cooperation of his group and interest in Powder Diffraction File.
Scientific fields of Dr. Adiguzel are as follow: Shape memory effect and displacive phase transformations in shape memory alloys and other alloys, molecular dynamics simulations, alloy modeling, electron microscopy, electron diffraction, x-ray diffraction and crystallography.
Debabrata Saha is an independent research scientist and a teacher who most recently taught as Adjunct Professor in NIT, Karnataka, India. Before this, he taught for twenty-one years as a tenured-member of a faculty, and, thereafter, worked as President of a consulting firm, both in USA. He is a former Chairman of Washington D.C. – Northern Virginia Section of IEEE Information Theory Society, USA. His academic background includes degrees in Science – B.Sc., Physics (Calcutta University), Technology – B. Tech., Electronics (Calcutta University), Applied Science – M. A. Sc., Communication (University of Toronto), and Engineering – PhD, Computer, Information and Control Engineering (University of Michigan). His research interests include (a) Natural Field – a new fundamental force of nature, and (b) Information Computing Machine (ICM) based on deterministic measure with applications to Human Genomics & Human Health.