Scholarly Research Excellence

Zurich, Switzerland
January 13 - 14, 2017

Conference Venue

Zurich, Switzerland

Presentation Program
Conference Program
Scholarly Integrity Remarks:

1)Authors must be ready in the meeting room at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the session. Presenters must introduce themselves to the session chair(s) and upload their Oral and ePoster presentations to the computer.

2)Authors must be able to present on any day of the conference – the program cannot be tailored around specific requests from individual authors to present on particular days.

3)The international research conference program is designed for original research contributions and presentations in all research fields. Presentations scheduled in the Oral and ePoster sessions are drawn from a selection of the peer reviewed papers from a wide range of scientific and other disciplines of inquiry.

Park Inn by Radisson Zürich Airport
Flughofstrasse 75
CH - 8153 Rümlang

January 13-14, 2017 from 07:40 to 12:00


Dr. Jawad Alzeer
University of Zurich

Prof. James A. Nelson
New Mexico State University, USA

January 13, 2017
Session I: 07:50-08:45
Coffee Break: 110:15-10:30

Group photo will be taken before the coffee break in the conference room.
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Chair: Nadia Naim

Nadia Naim
University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Seyed Abdol Majid Hosseinizadeh
Payame Noor University, Iran, Islamic Republic Of

January 13, 2017
Session II: 08:45-11:50
Lunch: 13:30

Chair: Zhidong Zhang, David Kaufman

Arti Singh, Carolyn Jenkins, Oyedunni S. Arulogun, Mayowa O. Owolabi, Fred S. Sarfo, Bruce Ovbiagele, Enzinne Sylvia
KNUST Hospital, Ghana
Muhammad Saleem Ullah Khan Sumbal, Eric Tsui, Ricky Cheong, Eric See To
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Hochan Seok, Woosik Jang, Seung-Heon Han
Yonsei University, Korea, Republic Of
Hyeondal Jeong, Yoonjung Baek
Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic Of
Woosik Jang, Seung Heon Han, Seung Won Baek
Yonsei University, Korea, Republic Of
Zhidong Zhang, Zhi-Chao Zhang, Georgiana Duarte
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, United States
David Kaufman
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Eva Šmelová, Alena Berčíková
Pakacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic
S. J. Yune, S. Y. Lee, S. J. Im, B. S. Kam, S. Y. Baek
Pusan National University, Korea, Republic Of

January 13, 2017
Session III: 11:50-13:30

Group photo will be taken before the coffee break in the conference room.

Chair: Zhidong Zhang, David Kaufman

V. S. Bessa, I. S. Moreira, S. Murgolo, C. Piccirillo, G. Mascolo, P. M. L. Castro
Catholic University of Portugal, Portugal
Areej K. Al-Jwaid, Dmitiry Berllio, Andrew Cundy, Irina Savina, Jonathan L. Caplin
University of Brighton, United Kingdom
Ge Cui, Mei Fang Chien, Chihiro Inoue
Tohoku University, Japan
Alexander Rodríguez-Hernández, Arnulfo Rojas-Perez, Liz Diaz-Vazquez
University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
A. Radwan, A. Elbatran, A. Mehanna, M. Shehadeh
Egyptian Navy, Egypt
Manu Manu, Pardha J. Saradhi, Ramana M. V. Murthy
National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal, India
U. Pruthviraj, Praveen Kumar R. A. K. Athul, K. V. Gangadharan, S. Rao Shrikantha
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India

January 14, 2017
Session IV: 07:50-11:50
Coffee Break: 10:15-10:30

Chair: Andrea Tundis, Dilip K. Prasad

Yasaman Ashrafi, Stephen Kajewski, Annastiina Silvennoinen, Madhav Nepal
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Mehrzad Abdi Khalife, Iraj Mahdavi
Mazandaran University of Science and Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Mudasir Kausar Mohammed, Chi Hieu Le
United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Ali Youniss Aidbaiss, G. Unnikrishnan, Anoob Hakim
Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait
Sandra Costa-Santos, Nadia Bertolino, Stephen Hicks, Vanessa May, Camilla Lewis
Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Haohua Zong, Marios Kotsonis
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Senda Trabelsi, Sébastien Poncet, Michel Poirier
Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
D. G. Piliposyan
Institute of Mechanics NAS RA, Armenia
Jun Ying Lin, Tzu Hsiang Yen, Cha'o Kuang Chen
National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Seon-Ho Yoon, Jin-Young Choi, Dong-Jun Won
Inha University, Korea, Republic Of
Andrea Tundis, Carlos Garcia Cordero, Rolf Egert, Alfredo Garro, Max Mühlhäuser
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Evangelos Mintsis, Eleni I. Vlahogianni, Josep Maria Salanova Grau
National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Dilip K. Prasad, C. Krishna Prasath, Deepu Rajan, Lily Rachmawati, Eshan Rajabally, Chai Quek
[email protected] Corporate Lab, Singapore
Bo-Huei Huang, Chih-Hsun Yang, Meng-Tsan Tsai
Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Anaissia Franca, Julian Fernandez, Curran Crawford, Ned Djilali
University of Victoria, Canada
Bangwon Seo
Kongju National University, Korea, Republic Of

January 14, 2017
Session V: 12:45-14:00

Chair: Andrea Tundis, Dilip K. Prasad

Esther Van Andel, Stefanie C. Lange, Maarten M. J. Smulders, Han Zuilhof
Wageningen University, Netherlands
Bong Keun Kang, Sung Suk Oh, Jeong-Woo Sohn, Jong-Ryul Choi, Young Ho Kim
Daegu-Gyeongbuk Medical Innovation Foundation, Korea, Republic Of
Sung-Suk Oh, Bong-Keun Kang, Sang-Wook Park, Hui-Jin Joo, Jong-Ryul Choi, Seong-Jun Lee, Jeong-Woo Sohn
Daegu Gyeongbuk Medical Innovation Foundation (DGMIF), Korea, Republic Of
Zahra Asgharpour, Eric Renteria, Sebastian De Boodt
Materialise N.V., Belgium
Da-Wei Wang, Liang Yang, Xuan-Long Peng, Mei-Chuan Kuo, Jen-Taut Yeh
Kun Shan University, Taiwan
Wang-Xi Fan, Yi Ding, Zhong-Dan Tu, Kuo-Shien Huang, Chao-Ming Huang, Jen-Taut Yeh
Kun Shan University, Taiwan
S. Zhuiykov, Zh. Hai, H. Xu, C. Xue
Ghent University Global Campus, Korea, Republic Of
Subhojyoti Chatterjee, Peter J. Mahon, Feng Wang
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Guler D. Uzel, Andrew G. Parker, Robert L. Mach, Adly Abd-Alla
Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Fanny Desbiolles, Laure Malleret, Isabelle Laffont-Schwob, Christophe Tiliacos, Anne Piram, Mohamed Sarakha, Pascal Wong-Wah-Chung
Aix-Marseille University, France
PROGRAM LAST UPDATED: November, 21 2018 16:17


We kindly ask ORAL presenters to prepare electronic presentations of 15 minutes (allowing 5 minutes for discussions) and e-POSTER presenters to prepare short electronic presentations of 5 minutes (allowing 5 minutes for discussions) (NO PRINT OUTS). A Linux-based operating system is used for both Oral and e-Poster presentations. All presenters should make a PDF file version of their presentation and upload it to the system.


Laptop Computer, Projector, USB Flash Drive (No CD Drive), MS. PowerPoint/AcrobatReader


As many delegates insert their USB devices into the laptop computer provided for the presentations, we cannot avoid Cyber/Computer viruses. You are kindly advised to bring a USB Flash Drive containing ONLY your .ppt, .ptx or .pdf presentation file or risk other files being corrupted or made permanently inaccessible.


The duties of the Session Chair include the following:

1. Arrive at the conference hall at least 10 minutes before the session begins. Identify the paper presenters and discussant(s) in advance, and introduce yourself. Remind each presenter of the time limits that apply, and describe the method you will use to alert them of time limits during the actual presentation.
2. At the start of the session, introduce yourself to the audience, announce the session/title, and offer a brief overview indicating how the papers are related.
3. Prior to each presentation, introduce the speaker, announce the paper’s title, the name(s) of the author(s), and provide brief comments regarding the affiliation and/or background of each presenter. Identify the individual who will be speaking if it is someone other than the first author.
4. During the presentations enforce time limits strictly so that no author (or audience member) monopolizes someone else’s time. Oral paper presentations each have 20 minutes (15 minutes for full presentation papers, 5 minutes for discussions), and 10 minutes for e-Poster (electronic poster) presentations (5 minutes for poster presentation, 5 minutes for discussions).
5. Once presentations are complete (oral paper presentations and e-Poster presentations), the remaining time can be used for informal discussion between the audience and session participants. It is your job to field questions from the audience.
6. Try to conduct the session as informally as possible (e.g., use first names when addressing participants and members of the audience) to encourage as much audience participation as possible.


A 'Best Paper Award / Best Presentation Award' will be conferred on the author(s) of an abstract or a full paper presented at the conference. Selection is made based on the best combined marks of the abstract / paper review and presentation quality appraisal conducted by the Session Chair at the conference venue, and assessed by the Program Committee. Award winners will be announced after the conference. The author(s) of a selected paper/presentation will receive a signed and stamped official Best Paper Award / Best Presentation Award e-certificate.