2024 9th International Conference on Advances in Energy and Environment Research (ICAEER 2024)

Keynote Speakers - ICAEER 2024



Prof. Marc A. Rosen, Ontario Tech University, Canada

(Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering)

Marc A. Rosen is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Canada, where he served as founding Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science from 2002 to 2008. Dr. Rosen was President of the Engineering Institute of Canada from 2008 to 2010, and President of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering from 2002 to 2004. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario, and has served in many professional capacities, e.g., as a member of the Board of Directors of Oshawa Power and Utilities Corporation. He serves on the editorial boards of several technical journals and as an advisory member of several leading international conferences. With over 70 research grants and contracts and 600 technical publications, Dr. Rosen is an active teacher and researcher in thermodynamics, energy technology (including cogeneration, trigeneration, district energy, thermal storage, renewable energy, and hydrogen technologies), sustainable energy and the environmental impact of energy and industrial systems. Much of his research has been carried out for industry. Dr. Rosen has worked for such organizations as Imatra Power Company in Finland, Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, and the Institute for Hydrogen Systems near Toronto. He was also a professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Industrial Engineering at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada for 16 years. While there, Dr. Rosen served as department Chair and Director of the School of Aerospace Engineering. Dr. Rosen has received numerous awards and honours, including an Award of Excellence in Research and Technology Development from the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Energy, the Engineering Institute of Canada's Smith Medal for achievement in the development of Canada, and the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering's Angus Medal for outstanding contributions to the management and practice of mechanical engineering. He received a distinguished scholar award from Ryerson University and a Mid-Career Award from University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, the Canadian Academy of Engineering, the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the International Energy Foundation. Dr. Rosen obtained a B.A.Sc. (1981) in Engineering Science, and a M.A.Sc. (1983) and Ph.D. (1987) in Mechanical Engineering, all from the University of Toronto.

Mohammed JK Bashir, School of Engineering & Technology, Central Queensland University, Australia


Research Area: Sustainable Development, Resource Recovery, Waste management and Technology

Dr. Bashir's expertise in Sustainability & Environmental Engineering is underscored by his recent inclusion in the esteemed STANFORD list of the world's top 2% scientists in 2023. Currently serving as Senior Lecturer at Central Queensland University's School of Engineering and Technology, he specializes in resource recovery, sustainable practices, circular economies, emerging contaminants, and advanced water and wastewater treatment technologies.

With a career marked by dedicated contributions, Dr. Bashir has impacted academia and international collaboration significantly. His mentorship extends to over 15 PhD and Master's students, while his ability to secure research funding from institutions like the Ministry of Higher Education in Malaysia, the National Science Fund in the USA, and the Rotary Global Grant underscores his influence. His scholarly impact is reflected in over 250 publications in high-impact journals, boasting an h-index of 46 and over 7300 citations. Recognized with over 20 awards, including Best PhD Research Award and teaching commendations, Dr. Bashir continues to shape the field, serving as a guest editor for esteemed journals and cementing his legacy as a leader in the field of  Sustainability & Environmental Engineering.