Arabidopsis Thaliana: Cultivation, Life Cycle and Functional Genomics
Editor: Adriano Sofo
Affiliation: School of Agricultural, Forestry, Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
Birthplace:Cosenza, 09 June 1972 – Italian
Biography:Professor Adriano Sofo teaches Agricultural Chemistry and Biochemistry by molecular and physiological approaches at University of Basilicata, Italy. He is interested in the relationships between soil and plants, particularly in sustainable agronomic systems.
Audience: People interested in this book will have different backgrounds (plant biochemistry and physiology, analytic chemistry, nanotechnology, and food chemistry), so the number of persons involved can be high and the audience could be interested.I also think that the market for this book is mainly academic, but it could be also used for deepen some arguments with students.
Bentonite: Characteristics, Uses and Implications for the Environment
Editor: Ajay Kumar Mishra
Affiliation: Professor, Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Unit, College
of Science, Engineering and Technology, University of South Africa, Florida
Science Campus, Johannesburg, South Africa
Birthplace: Varanasi, India. 08.01.1976. India
Ajay Kumar Mishra is currently working as Professor at Nanotechnology
and Water Sustainability Unit, College of Science, Engineering and Technology,
University of South Africa, Florida Science Campus, Johannesburg, South Africa.
He is also working as “Adjunct Professor” at Jiangsu University, China. His
research contribution includes many publications in international journals. He
has delivered a number of including Plenary/Keynote/Invited Lectures. For his
outstanding research profile, he was awarded a number of awards. Prof. Mishra
also served as Associate Editor as well as member of the editorial board of
many international journals. He has edited several books by the renowned
publishers. He has been reviewing a number of international journals and member
of a number of scientific societies.
Cellulose and Cellulose Composites: Modification, Characterization and Applications
Editor: Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
Affiliation: Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh
Birthplace: Bogra, Bangladesh, and August 02, 1961; Citizenship: Bangladesh
Biography: Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal, Dr. Engr (Tokyo, Japan) is a Professor in the Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. His research interests include modification of natural polymer, textiles and textiles wet-processing. He is the author, co-author and editor of more than 110 research articles, book chapters and four books.
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU), India
Birthplace: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), India ; July 11, 1976 ;
Biography: Elementary education from Azamgarh (UP), Graduated and
post graduated in zoology from university of Allahabad, Doctoral degree in
genetics from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), and Postdoc in
Biophysics/Proteomics from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India.
Currently, Assistant Professor in Zoology at IGNTU, Amarkantak (MP), India.
Audience: Researchers, Academicians, Undergraduate and
Chocolate: Cocoa Byproducts Technology, Rheology, Styling, and Nutrition
Editor: Elevina Pèrez Sira
Affiliation: Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Calle Suapure, Colinas de Bello Monte, Caracas, Venezuela
Birthplace: April, 11, 1949, Venezuelan
Biography: Biologist, Dr. in Food Science and Technology from Universidad Central de Venezuela, with M Sc. Food Science and Nutrition from University of Wisconsin. Author of over 150 published scientist papers, which are focused in grains (cocoa), roots, tubers, and its use in new products development.
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU), India
Birthplace: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), India ; July 11, 1976 ;
Biography: Elementary education from Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh),
India. Graduated and post graduated in Zoology from university of Allahabad;
Doctoral degree in Genetics from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), India and
Postdoc in Biophysics/Proteomics from Indian Institute of Science (IISc),
Bangalore, India. Currently, Assistant Professor in Zoology at IGNTU,
Amarkantak (MP), India.
Audience: Researchers, Academicians, Undergraduate and
Contribution of Microbiota to the Innate and Acquired Gut Immunity during Health and Disease
Author: Joshua Joseph Malago
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary
Medicine, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania
Birthplace: Mwanza, Tanzania, September 5th 1969
J Malago is an immunopathologist with enormous interest in gut immunity. His
work focuses on cellular and molecular mechanisms of intestinal epithelial cell
defense. He has published several articles on how microbiota and its products
protect the intestinal epithelium against various forms of stress especially
infections and diseases.
Audience: The book is intended for practitioners, researchers,
trainers, lecturers and postgraduate students in the field of medicine,
veterinary medicine, biomedical science, biology, nutrition and science in
general at Universities and Colleges. It is also suitable for industries such
pharmaceuticals like drug companies, and food (e.g. dairy) industries and
Eicosanoids, Inflammation and Chronic Inflammatory Diseases: Pathophysiology, Health Effects and Targets for Therapies
Editor: Carmela Rita Balistreri
Affiliation: Ph.D., Department of Pathobiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Birthplace: 8/4/1971, Canicatti, Italy
Biography: Carmela Rita Balistreri received is PhD in Pathobiology in 2007. She is actually an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and a member of the Department of Pathobiology and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Palermo, Italy.
Audience: My book might be focused to address extensive audiences including health care professionals, nutritionists, food scientists, biologists, physicians and diverse scientific community. It will be a valuable resource for clinical scientists and researchers, university professors, nutritionists, health practitioners, nursing and dieticians, food and nutraceutical researchers, gerontologists and geriatricians, students, and for all those who wish to broaden their knowledge in the allied field. Policy makers and agencies involved in implementing food and dietary supplement policies might also use this book as an updated integral resource. All government and private organizations, including libraries at the college level, academic universities, and research institutions will be benefited as resource complied in this text book for their reference.
Fukushima Nuclear Accident: Global Implications, Long-Term Health Effects and Ecological Consequences
Editor: Shizuyo Sutou
Affiliation: Ph.D., Professor, School of Pharmacy, Shujitsu University
Birthplace: Japan, August 11, 1942, Japanese
Biography: Shizuyo Sutou was born in Japan, in 1942. He received the Ph.D. degree in mutation
research from the University of Tokyo. He is qualified both as a pharmacist and
senior radiation protection supervisor. He is the professor of the Functional
Genomics Laboratory, School of Pharmacy, Shujitsu University. He is a board
member of Mutation Research and the production editor of Genes and Environment.
Medical doctors treating patients exposed to radiation for diagnosis and therapy.
Nuclear power plant workers. Power companies must be interested in this book.
Radiation researchers in academic and industrial fields. Authors who published papers on Fukushima that appear in major or minor journals such as Radiation Research, Journal of Radiation Research, International Journal of Radiation Biology, Journal of Radiological Protection (http://iopscience.iop.org/0952-4746/32/1 is a special issue on Fukushima), and Dose Response.
Those engaged in medical treatments such as radiologists and X-ray/CT scan operators.
International and domestic policy makers of nuclear energy and radiation who are working for governmental and/or regulatory agencies. This includes United Nations and International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP). See also receivers of SERI7s open letters.
Civil activists and journalists who are associated with the Fukushima accident.
Academic and municipal libraries may purchase this book, specially universities with the department of radiology.
Innovative Ethno Veterinary Practices in the Control of Newcastle Disease and Helminthosis in Poultry in South Western Uganda
Authors: Charles Lagu and Frederick I. B Kayanja
Affiliation: Charles Lagu: Biology Department, Faculty of Science, Mbarara University of Science and Technology. Uganda, East Africa Frederick I. B Kayanja: Anatomy Department, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda, East Africa
Birthplace: Charles Lagu: Moyo, Uganda, 3rd March, 1976, Ugandan Frederick I. B Kayanja: Mbarara, Uganda, 4th August 1938. Ugandan
Biography: Dr. Charles Lagu is aged 38 years, born in Moyo
District, Uganda. Dr. Lagu holds a bachelors degree in Veterinary Medicine,
Masters of Science in Livestock Development Planning and Management from
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda and a doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from
Mbarara University of Science and Technology in ethno- veterinary Medicine
Frederick I. B Kayanja obtained holds various degrees; B.Sc., B. Vet.Med., M.Sc., Ph.D., DSc (hc), MRCVS (UK), LCP (UK), FRVCMA (UK), L’AMOPA, FUNAS, FTWAS. Doubly qualified in Veterinary and Human Medicine. Attended undergraduate courses in the Universities of London and Oxford, was a postdoctoral researcher at the Nuffied Orthopaedic Unit, University of Oxford, and obtained the PhD through a sandwich programme from the University of East Africa and Cambridge, UK.
Audience: Professional people, groups or institutions: University Biological sciences students at college, Universities, academics, Researchers, policy makers, extension workers, private agricultural research and extension providers.Nonprofessional people: Industrialists, entrepreneurs, small, medium and large scale poultry farmers.
Affiliation: Dean (Retd), Fisheries College and Research
Institute, Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University,
Place of Birth: Thoothukudi, India
of birth: 3rd Nov.1946
Biography: Dr. R. Santhanam is
the former Dean of Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu
Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Thoothukudi, India. His fields of
specialisation are Marine Biology and Fisheries Environment. He is presently
serving as an Expert in various Government and Non-Government Organisations of
India. Dr. Santhanam has so far published 14 books and 70 research papers on
various aspects of Fisheries Science. He was a Member of American Fisheries
Society, World Aquaculture Society, Global Fisheries Ecosystem Management
Network, USA and IUCN’s Commission on Ecosystem Management, Switzerland.
Audience: For students and researchers of disciplines such
as Marine Biology, Fisheries Science and Aquatic Biology and Fisheries.
Affiliation: Laboratory of Food Chemistry Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian, University of Athens, Greece
Birthplace: Athens, 14th Nov 1969, Dual nationality, Greek and British
Biography: Ioannis Zabetakis has studied for his BSc in Chemistry in the Univ. of Athens, a PhD in Food Science in the Univ. of Leeds where he also worked as a Lecturer. Since 2003, he is working in the laboratory of Food Chemistry in the Univ. of Athens (since 2012 as a Tenured Assistant Professor of Food Chemistry).
Audience: The book has been written for aquaculturists, food industry people, medical doctors working in the area of cardiovascular diseases and also students studying Food Science, Aquaculture and Medicine. The book combines also aspects of R+D so people in Industry working in nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals would be also interested.
Editors: Anka Trajkovska Petkoska and Anita Trajkovska Broach
Affiliation: Anka Trajkovska Petkoska: Associate Professor at University St. Kliment Ohridski, Macedonia Anita Trajkovska Broach: Scientific & Technical Consultant, CSI: Create. Solve. Innovate. LLC, Christiansburg, VA, USA
Biography: A. Trajkovska Petkoska, PhD in Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (USA), 2007, and MSc / BSc at Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University St. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, R. Macedonia. Her interest is in novel and advanced materials based on polymers, composite materials, nanotechnologies, thin film deposition, surface engineering of materials. She has published various reviewed international journals, two US Patents and a book published by VDM (Germany). She also participates in few EU funded projects, Eureka project and national scientific works.
Audience: This book covers novel topics related to LCs and is intended for a wide range of researchers in both, academia and industry, from beginners to advanced level professionals in many scientific areas, viz. materials science and engineering, chemistry, physics, optics, photonics, nanotechnology, electrical engineering, and so on.
Affiliation: PhD., Advanced Science-Technology Research Organization, Yokohama, Japan
Birthplace: Nagano, Japan, 9/17/1951 - Japanese
Biography: Takaaki Mushais a Japanese research scientist. He received M.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan, in 1977 and 1994, respectively, both in material science and mechanical engineering. He joined the Advanced Space Propulsion Investigation Committee (ASPIC) in 1994, which was organized under the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, the purpose of which was to study non-chemical space propulsion systems. He was working at the Technical Research & Development Institute of Ministry of Defense, Japan as a research engineer to develop naval weapon systems. Now he is a director of the non-profit organization, Advanced Science-Technology Research Organization. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has published numerous articles in scientific and engineering journals related to computer technology and brain science. He also published some books on engineering acoustics, space propulsion system, ZPF physics, computer science and brain mechanism.
Researchers and university students who specialize in space propulsion
Researchers and university student interested in space travel and future technologies
Researchers at the institution and companies related to the space propulsion systems
Scientists who are interested in the application of quantum mechanics and the applications of zero point energy
Government institutions related to the development of space travel
Non-Linear Cooperative Effects in Open Quantum Systems: Entanglement and Second Order Coherence
Author: Nicolae Alexandru Enaki
Affiliation: Quantum Optics and Kinetic Processes Lab, Institute of Applied Physics, Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Birthplace: Radenii-Vechi Village, Ungheni, Republic of Moldova, May 27, 1958
Biography: In the period 1975-1980 N.A. Enachi(Enaki) becomes a student of Physics Faculty, Moldava State University (Chisinau, Moldova Republic). His diploma work contains some investigations of the electronic and optical properties of super-lattice in the presence of a quantified magnetic field. From 1981 to 1985 he becomes post-graduate student of radio-physics department, Physics Faculty of Lomonosov State University from Moscow. Here he was focused in the subject of PhD dissertation “Quantum Statistics of super-radiance in an extended system of radiators”(1995). After that N Enachi continues the studies of the quantum statistical properties of radiation in “Single- and two photon cooperative processes in optics” (the theme of Dr. Habilitatus dissertation). As a Principal Researcher of Institute of Atomic Physics, Theoretical Physics Lab. Magurele, Bucharest Romania (1995-1998) he extended the aria of interests in the cooperative phenomena of condensed matter and quantum nucleons.
Audience: Engineers, students and professors interested in the non-linear cooperative phenomena in modern physics could find an effective microscopic approach to thes problems. The book describes the class of cooperative phenomena which includes non-linear interaction between the light and radiators, super-radiance, cooperative two mode aspect laser emission, the nonlinear generation of Cooper pairs in superconductivity. The specific quantum entanglement proprieties of these types of non-linearity in interaction with the vacuum are proposed for quantum control with the external field.
Paramagnetic Complexes in High Resolution NMR Spectroscopy
Authors: V.K. Voronov and A.V. Podoplelov
Affiliation: V.K. Voronov: Ikutsk State Technical University, Russia A.V. Podoplelov: The Research Expert of HTLab Company, Switzerland
Biography: The priority direction in the research performed by Professor V.K. Voronov is the analysis of NMR spectra transformed by electron-nuclear or hyperfine coupling. Professor V.K. Voronov is author and coauthor of more than two hundred fifty publications, including twenty monographs.
Professor A.V. Podoplelov is the famous expert in the field of effects of electron and nuclear spin on the reactions involving radicals. He is author and coauthor of more than seventy publications including ten monographs.
Phaseolus Lunatus: Diversity, Growth and Production
Editors: Ademir Sergio Ferreira de Araujo, Angela Celis de Almeida Lopes, and Regina Lucia Ferreira Gomes
Affiliation:PhD , Associate Professor, Federal University of Piauí, Brazil (all editors)
Biography: Angela Celis da Almeida Lopes, PhD, ,Research Fellow of National Research and Technological Development, Brazil. Professor of Federal Agricultural University of Piaui, Biology Department. UFPI. Teresina, PI, Brazil. Dr. Lopes, has 18 years of research in various aspects of plant breeding and plant genetic resources, she has published over 30 refereed research publications.Mentoring activities and educational experience (Theses (M.Sc.; Ph.D.). Manuscript reviewer for international and national journals and funding agencies. Scientific Consultant of National Council of Science and Technology and others.
Regina Lucia Ferreira Gomes, PhD, Research Fellow of National Research and Technological Development, Brazil. Professor of Federal Agricultural University of Piaui, Agronomy Department. UFPI. Teresina, PI, Brazil. Dr. Gomes, has 30 years of research in various aspects of plant breeding, she has published over 40 refereed research publications.Mentoring activities and educational experience (Theses (M.Sc.; Ph.D.). Manuscript reviewer for international and national journals and funding agencies. Scientific Consultant of National Council of Science and Technology and others.
Ademir Sérgio Ferreira de Araújo, PhD, Research Fellow of National Research and Technological Development, Brazil. Professor of Federal Agricultural University of Piaui, Agronomy Department. UFPI. Teresina, PI, Brazil. Dr. Araújo, has 15 years of research in various aspects of soil microbiology, he has edited two books and published over 50 refereed research publications, 10 invited book chapters and 55 presentations in international and national congress.Mentoring activities and educational experience (Theses (M.Sc.; Ph.D.). Manuscript reviewer for international and national journals and funding agencies. Scientific Consultant of National Council of Science and Technology and others.
Audience: The chapters of this book were written by many experts from around the America and should be immensely useful not only for researchers, but also for graduate and post-graduate students, teachers and more generally to farmers who would like to know more about that fascinating crop.
Quantum Spacetime: Mimicry of Paths and Black Holes
Author: Marco Spaans
Affiliation: Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Birthplace:Delft (The Netherlands), 5/25/69, Dutch
Biography: Marco Spaans obtained his Ph.D. from Leiden University (Cum Laude). He has held positions at the Johns Hopkins University and Harvard University. He is currently a full professor at the University of Groningen. His research interests include the nature of spacetime, black hole properties and cosmology.
Audience: Professional: undergraduate and graduate students in physics, astronomy and philosophy as well as physics, astronomy and philosophy researchers. Nonprofessional: laymen with a basic background in physics who are keen to understand the nature of quantum spacetime, and who are willing to make an intellectual effort to learn more about our cosmos.
Quintessence: A Thermodynamic Approach to the Phenomena of Nature
Authors: Lev Z. Vilenchik
Affiliation: Ph.D., Doctor of Science in Physics & Mathematics; Senior Consultant, Felicitex Therapeutics, Inc. Cambridge, MA, USA
Birthplace: Russia, September 26, 1940; American citizen since 1994
Biography: Author has PhD and Doctor of Science Degrees in Physics and Mathematics, specializing in quantum field theory. He has a substantial experience both in academia and industry. He was a Professor and Senior Principal Scientist at the Russian Academy of Science, Purdue University, MIT, and Merck Co. among others. The author has published two books, a number of patents and over 100 papers in peer reviewed scientific international journals.
Audience:The book is written in the popular science format to be comprehensible by general public. Beside this, it is targeted as well for readers of diverse academic and cultural backgrounds such as physics, chemistry, biology, psychology, medicine, education, religion, and alternative medicine. Reading of the book does not require special math or physics background. However, for those mastering in mathematics and physics, the detailed mathematical description is included in the Supplementary sections.
Recent Advances in Layered Double Hydroxide-Based Composites: Synthesis, Properties and Potential Applications
Authors: _Mohamed Reda Berber and Inas Hazza Hafez
Affiliation: Mohamed Reda Berber: Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt Inas Hazza Hafez: Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan
Birthplace: __Mohamed Reda Berber: Gharbeya (Zifta), January 30th - Egyptian
Biography: Dr. Mohamed Reda Berberhas graduated from Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Egypt. He obtained his PhD from Tokushima University, Japan, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at Kyushu University, Japan. He co-authored two academic books, and published more than 100 papers in refereed international journals and conference proceedings.
Dr. Inas Hazzaa Hafez graduated from Alexandria University, Egypt, and obtained her master degree in Agriculture Engineering from the same university. She received her PhD in Polymer Science and Nanotechnology from The University of Tokushima, Japan, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at Kyushu University, Japan.
Audience:Energy application people, pharmaceutical research people, environmental-adsorption research people and inorganic-organic research people.
Space Technology Contribution in Engineering Services
Authors: Rustam B. Rustamov, Bahar N. Aliyeva, Nargiz A. Babayeva, Sabina N. Hasanova, and Maral H. Zeynalova
Affiliation: Azerbaijan Technic University, Master of Science, Baku, Azerbaijan; Russian Physical-Technical Institute (S. Petersburg, Russian Federation, training);PhD at the Russian Physical-Technical Institute (S. Petersburg, Russian Federation); The Open University, Business School, United Kingdom
Birthplace: Azerbaijan; May 25, 1955
Biography:Associate Prof. Dr. Rustam B. Rustamovis an independent expert on space science and technology. In the past, he was in charging of the Azerbaijan National Aerospace Agency activities as an Acting Director General. Rustam B. Rustamov has mainly specialized in space instrumentation and remote sensing and GIS technology. He has graduated PhD at the Russian Physical-Technical Institute (S. Petersburg). Rustam B. Rustamov was invited for the work at the European Space Agency within the Framework of the United Nations Program on Space Applications at the European Space Research and Technology Center, The Netherlands. Rustam B. Rustamov has appointed for the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs Action Teams (member, Vienna, Austria), United Nations Economical and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (national focal point, Thailand), International Astronautical Federation (Federation’s contact, France). He is an author more than 100 scientific papers and 9 books published in the Europe and United States famous publishers.
Audience:This book can be useful for professional people who are intending to use space technology advances in different areas of engineering services. Honestly it has come desirable of HiTech outcomes application in any area where available. So, space technology as advance instrument started to be used a a large of areas of engineering.
The Development of Organic Phosphorus Chemistry: Discoveries of the Nineteenth Century
Author: Louis DuBose Quin
Emeritus, Duke University and University of Massachusetts, USA
SC, USA March 5, 1928
D. Quin, born in Charleston, SC, received a B. S. degree from The Citadel
(1947), and M.A. (1949) and Ph. D. (1952) degrees from the University of North
Carolina. After a period of industrial research and service in the U.S. Army
Chemical Corps (First Lieutenant), he joined the Chemistry faculty of Duke
University in 1956, serving as Chairman (1970-1976) and becoming a James B.
Duke Professor. He retired in 1986 and became Head of the Chemistry Dept. at the
University of Massachusetts, retiring in 1996. He later was appointed
Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of North
Carolina-Wilmington, and is presently Adjunct Professor. He is author or
co-editor of nine books on organophosphorus chemistry and over 250 research
publications. He was appointed Fellow of the American Chemical Society and of
the American Association for the Advancement of Science and, among other
recognitions, received in 1997 the first International Arbuzovs Award of the
Russian Academy of Sciences for work in phosphorus chemistry.
students, as well as industrial chemists, about to undertake research in
phosphorus chemistry would benefit from reading this book. It serves as a
concise introduction to many aspects of the field. Even those already maturely
immersed in the field would be interested in how it developed. Another cohort would be the historians of
science, since this aspect of organic chemistry would likely be unknown to them.
The Evolving Human Primate: An Exploration through the Natural and Social Sciences
Author: Donald Sharpes
Affiliation: Emeritus College, Arizona State University, Senior Visiting Fellow, Cambridge University
Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, USA
Biography: Donald K. Sharpes, Ph.D. is Senior Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University, and Professor in the Emeritus College at Arizona State University, a former research associate at Stanford University and technical division director in the U.S. Department of Education in Washington DC. He has authored 21 books and over 240 articles in the social and behavioral sciences, humanities, and teacher education. He has been awarded five Fulbright scholarships, and been sponsored by the governments of Malaysia, China, South Africa, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and universities throughout the world.
Audience: This book is for the literate general public, for professionals and nonprofessionals, for researchers, for collegiate faculty and students, and for the general reading public.
Towards Sustainable Fisheries Management: A Perspective of Fishing Technology Weaknesses and Opportunities with a Focus on the Mediterranean Fisheries
Authors: Alessandro Lucchetti, Antonello Sala, Suzan Kholeif, Emilio Notti
Affiliation: Alessandro Lucchetti: PhD, National Research Council (CNR) – Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMAR) Suzan Kholeif: Professor, National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF) Antonello Sala: Dr., National Research Council (CNR) – Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMAR) Emilio Notti: Dr., National Research Council (CNR) – Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMAR)
Place of Birth: Alessandro Lucchetti: Ancona, 17/11/1973 – Italian Antonello Sala: Ancona, 27/02/1968 – Italian Suzan Kholeif: Dameitta, Egypt 31/07/1959, - Egyptian Emilio Notti: Ancona, 03/07/1979 – Italian
Biography: Alessandro Lucchetti is a scientific researcher at CNR-ISMAR with over 15 years of experience in fisheries management and fish biology. Expert in fishing technology and impact, he is scientific responsible of international and national research projects. Professor for Fishery biology training course, Faculty of Science, UNIVPM (Italy). Expert in National and European fisheries legislation, he is responsible of training for Italian and foreign fisheries inspectors.
Antonello Sala is a scientific researcher and scientific responsible of the Fishing Technology Unit at the CNR-ISMAR, Italy. Expert in efficiency and selectivity research, fishing gear technology and fuel saving, measurements of the engineering performance of the fishing gears at sea using underwater instrumentation; fishing gear design, netting material properties, modelling and performance, physical and biological impacts produced in the marine environment by human activities.
Suzan Kholeif is an oceanographer, marine geologist and ecologists. Since 1994, she has been working as a Marine researcher, professor and consultant in National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF), Alexandria, Egypt. She is an expert in water resources monitoring and planning in Mediterranean countries (particularly in Egypt and North Africa countries) by developing guidelines for sustainable use and innovation methodology for management of wild resources, focusing on ecological cycles of the aquatic resources in the Mediterranean.
Emilio Notti is a fishery technologist, expert in energy saving and fishing vessel and gear technology, measurements of the engineering performance of the fishing gears, vessel performances at sea and netting material properties, fishing gear design, modelling and performance.
Audience: The current book is mainly conceived to transfer
the expertise on fishing technology to Mediterranean fisheries scientists and
end-users, such as fisheries managers, administrators, controllers etc.