Conference Organizing Committee

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    General Chair

    Abdullah Al-Amri

    Founder & Editor-in-Chief
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
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    Conference Supervisor

    Nabil Khélifi

    Senior Publishing Editor, MENA program
    Journal Publishing Manager
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    Springer, a part of Springer Nature, Germany
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    Advisory co-Chair

    Walter D. Mooney

    Guest of Editorial Board
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    United States Geological Survey Western Region, USA
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    Advisory co-Chair

    Dorrik Stow

    Guest of Editorial Board
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Scientific Committee co-Chair

    François Roure

    Chief Editor – Track 15
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    IFP – Energies Nouvelles, France
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    Scientific Committee co-Chair

    Biswajeet Pradhan

    Chief Editor – Track 6
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    University of Technology Sydney, Australia
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    Local Organizing co-Chair

    Mohamed Soussi

    Former Associate Editor
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    Tunis El Manar University, Tunis, Tunisia
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    Local Organizing co-Chair

    Samir Bouaziz

    Former Associate Editor
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
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    Publications co-Chair

    Beatriz Bádenas

    Chief Editor – Track 14
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
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    Publications co-Chair

    Marina Rabineau

    Chief Editor – Track 11
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    University of Brest, Brest, France
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    Program co-Chair

    Amjad Kallel

    Chief Editor – Track 4
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
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    Program co-Chair

    Moncef Bouaziz

    Guest of Editorial Board
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    University of Sfax, Tunisia & Technical University of Dresden, Germany
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    Communication co-Chair

    Sami Khomsi

    Former Associate Editor
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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    Communication co-Chair

    Zakaria Hamimi

    Associate Editor
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    Benha University, Benha, Egypt
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    Proceedings Editorial Manager

    Mourad Amer

    Editor of Springer/IEREK ASTI Series
    Guest of Editorial Board of AJGS
    IEREK, Alexandria, Egypt
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    Conference Manager

    Mohamed Sahbi Moalla

    Journal Coordinator
    Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    ISET, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Conference Scientific Committee

All papers submitted to the 2nd CAJG will undergo an evaluation and selection process by the Conference Track Chairs / Chief Editors of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences in collaboration with the journal’s Associate Editors and other invited members (mentioned in grey color) of the Conference Scientific Committee.

Track 1. Atmospheric Sciences, Meteorology, Climatology, Oceanography

T1 Chair. Zhihua Zhang: Shandong University, Jinan, China


Ali Al-dousari: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Safat, Kuwait
Huakun Zhou: Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xining, China
Mrutyunjay Mohapatra: India Meteorological Department, New Delhi, India


Abdul Razzaq Ghumman: Qassim University College of Science, Saudi Arabia
Adeel Mahmood: Department of Environmental Sciences, GC Women University Sialkot, Pakistan, Pakistan
Ahmed Jalal Khan Chowdhury: International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Ahmed Addou: Department: chemical engineering. University of Mostaganem, Algeria
Ahmed El Kenawy: Department of Geography, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
Alfredo Rocha: Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Anita Lakhani: Dayalbagh Educational Institute, India
Avinash Kumar: National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, India
Bahram Choubin: University of Tehran, Iran
Cesar Fuentes Yaco: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Canada
Chandrajit Balomajumder: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Chunli Liu: Shandong University, Weihai, China
Cosimo Palagiano: University of Rome, Italy
David A. Jones: Climate Information Services Branch, Australia
Deepak Kumar: Amity University Uttar Pradesh,Noida, India
Deepesh Machiwal: ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, India
Dimitris Kaskaoutis: National Observatory of Athens, Athens, Greece, Greece
Diofantos Hadjimitsis: Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Divya Prakash: Poornima University, India
Fekri Kamoun: University of Sfax Sfax Tunisia, Tunisia
George Odhiambo: University of The Bahamas, Kenya
Hao Wu: East China University of Technology, Nanchang, China
Hatim Elhatip: Aksaray Universitesi, Faculty of Engineering, Turkey
Hector Hito Sepulveda: University of Concepcion, Chile
Hema Achyuthan: Anna University Chennai, India
Hwee-san Lim: Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
James Speight: CD and W Incorporated, United States
Jun Zhao: Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Katarzyna Pietrucha-urbanik: Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
Khalid Rehman Hakeem: King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Kulwinder Parmar: IKG Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, India
M Kannan: Parisutham Institute of Technology and Science, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
M.b Kirkham: Kansas State University, United States
Manne Janga Reddy: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
Marcos F. S. Teixeira: School of Science and Technology - Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil
Maria Ana Baptista:  Instituto Superior de Engenharia  de Lisboa, Portugal
Mayank Pandey: P.G.D.A.V. College (Evening), Delhi University, India
Milan Gocic: University of Niš, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Niš, Serbia
Muhammad Ali: Department of Computer Science, Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) Karachi, Pakistan
Mukesh K Tiwari: Anand Agricultural University, India
Nabil Khélifi: Springer, a part of Springer Nature, Heidelberg, Germany
Ning Huang: Lanzhou University, China
Oleg Makarynskyy: Metocean Dynamic Solutions Pty Ltd, Australia
Pankaj Kumar: IUAC, India
Prashant K. Srivastava: Banaras Hindu University, United Kingdom
Prashant Kumar: University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Pratap Mohanty: Berhampur University, India
Maged Marghany: Geomatika University College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Ramadan Abu-zied: Faculty of Marine Science, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Rasoul Mirabbasi: Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran, Iran
S Neelamani: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait
Salim Heddam: Algeria, 20 Aout Skikda University, Algeria
Shahid Iqbal: Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
Sheikh Saeed Ahmad: Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Pakistan
Sirje Keevallik: Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Slavisa Trajkovic: University of Nis, Nis, Serbia, Serbia
Subrat Kumar Panda: Central University of Rajasthan, Kishangarh, India
Sultan Hameed: Stony Brook University, United States
Sylvain Ouillon: IRD Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, France
Thomas Gill: University of Texas at El Paso, United States
Tommaso Caloiero: National Research Council - Institute for Agricultural and Forest Systems in the Mediterranean (CNR-ISAFOM), Italy
Umesh Kulshrestha: Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Vishal Gupta: The Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda, India
Vladimir Cermak: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czechia
William W. Hay: University of Colorado Boulder, United States
Zekai Sen: King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Track 2. Biogeochemistry, Geobiology, Geoecology, Geoagronomy

T2 Chair. Haroun Chenchouni: University of Tebessa, Algeria


Abdullah A. Jaradat: USDA-ARS, United States
Adrian Eberemu: Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria
Ahmed Dekak: Laarbi Tebessi University, Algeria
Ali Firat Cabalar: Gaziantep Üniversitesi, Turkey
Alireza Yavari: Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Iran
Alok Kumar: Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, India
Amer Marai: Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestine, Palestine
Chiara Baldacchini: Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy
Cosimo Palagiano: University of Rome, Italy
Dinesh Kumar Benbi: ICAR National Professor Project, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India
Eduardo Anselmo Ferreira Da Silva: Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Fekri Kamoun: University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
Fernando Rocha: University of Aveiro, Portugal
Franz Fursich: Geozentrum Nordbayern, .Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangenberg, Germany
Gilles Colinet: Gembloux Agro Bio Tech University of Liège, Belgium
Giovanni Garau: Università degli Studi di Sassari, Dipartimento di Agraria, Sassari, Italy
Hernando Pactao Bacosa: Texas A and M University at Galveston, United States
Hrudayanath Thatoi: North Orissa University, India
Khaled Osman: Alexandria University Faculty of Agriculture, Egypt
Michele Mattioli: Department of Earth, Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Urbino, Italy
Mike Rogerson: University of Hull, Hull, England, United Kingdom
Mitsuhiro Shigeishi: Kumamoto University, Japan
Moshood Niyi Tijani: University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Muhammad Riaz: Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan
Narjess Karoui-yaakoub: Universite de Carthage, Département des Sciences de la Terre Jarzouna, Tunis, Tunisia
Pankaj Kumar: IUAC, India
Rajesh Kumar Ranjan: Central University of South Bihar, Gaya, Bihar, India
Ramadan Abu-zied: Faculty of Marine Science, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Sami Sayadi: CAS, Qatar University, Qatar
Sanjeet K. Verma: Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (IPICYT), Mexico
Saulwood Lin: National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Sherif Farouk: Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
Souad Mehalaine: Department of Natural and Life Sciences, Faculty of Exact Sciences and Natural and Life Sciences, Larbi Tebessi University, Tebessa, Algeria, Algeria
Stephen A. Bowden: University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Sunil Kumar Srivastava: Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology, Guna, MP, India
Timothy Randhir: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, United States
Vishal Vijayan: College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University, India
Yadong Sun: Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
Yingwen Yu: Lanzhou University, China

Track 3. Earthquake Seismology and Geodesy

T3 Chair. Jianxiong Chen: Anadarko Petroleum, Houston, TX, USA


Ali Dehghani: University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Jianping Huang: China University of Petroleum, Dongying, China
Longjun Dong: School of Resources and Safety Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, China
Lun Li: Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Mehdi Eshagh: University West, Trollhättan, Sweden
Mohamed Amrouche: Schlumberger, Tokyo, Japan
Mustapha Meghraoui: Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Narasimman Sundararajan: Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman


Baris Sevim: Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Bertrand Guillier: Institut des Sciences de la Terre, Grenoble, France
Bing Zhou: Khalifa University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
Bogdan Grecu: National Institute for Earth Physics, Romania
Claus Milkereit: GFZ Potsdam, Germany
Conrad Lindholm: Norsar, Norway
Denisse Pasten: University of Chile, Chile
Dinesh Kumar: Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra, India
Djillali Benouar: USTHB Algiers, Algeria
Dominique Gibert: Universe Sciences Observatory (OSUR), Rennes 1 University and CNRS, France
Erdal Safak: Bogaziçi Üniversitesi, Turkey
Francis T. Wu: Binghamton University State University of New York, United States
G. Randy Keller: University of Oklahoma, Norman, United States
Giovanni Leucci: Istituto Per I Beni Archeologici E Monumentali, Italy
Guangliang Feng: Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences,Wuhan, China
Hao Hu: University of Houston, Houston, United States
Ibrahim Cemen: University of Alabama, United States
Imtiyaz Ahmed Parvez: CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute, Bangalore, India
Ioannis K. Koukouvelas: University of Patras, Department of Geology, Greece
Jing Wu: Shandong University, China
Khaled Omar: National Research Institute Of Astronomy And Geophysics (NRIAG) Helwan, Cairo, Egypt
Khalifa Al-jabri: Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Klaus-g. Hinzen: University of Cologne, Germany
Lei Li: Central South University, China
Leonello Serva: Independent consultant, Italy
M Kannan: Parisutham Institute of Technology and Science, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
Matthieu Ferry: Geosciences Montpellier, France
Michael Weber: Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences, Germany
Mitsuhiro Shigeishi: Kumamoto University, Japan
Mohammad Amin Hariri-ardebili: University of Colorado at Boulder, United States
Nicholas V. Sarlis: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Om Mishra: Banaras Hindu University, Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Orhan Tatar: Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi, Turkey
Prosanta Khan: Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, India
Rezene Mahatsente: The University of Alabama, AL, United States
Said Maouche: Center for Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics Geophysics, Algeria
Sergei Shapiro: Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Shiv Shankar Kumar: KIIT University, India
Shoubiao Zhu: Institute of Crustal Dynamics,China Earthquake Administration, China
Stathis C Stiros: University of Patras, Greece
Tuncay Taymaz: Istanbul Technical University, İstanbul, Turkey
V. K. Srivastava: Indian Institute of Technology ( Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad Kanpur, India
Walter D. Mooney: United States Geological Survey Western Region, United States
Weili Gong: State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering , China University of Mining and Technology , Beijing, China
Wu Cai: China University of Mining and Technology, China
Yih Jeng: National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Youcef Bouhadad: Centre National de Recherche Appliquée en Génie Parasismique (CGS), Algeria
Zafeiria Roumelioti: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

Track 4. Environmental Earth Sciences

T4 Chair. Amjad Kallel: ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Eric D. Van Hullebusch: Inst. de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France
Mahjoor Ahmad Lone: National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Margarida Antunes: Department of Earth Sciences, University of Minho, Portugal
Md Firoz Khan: Faculty of Science, University of Malaya,, Malaysia
Paromita Chakraborty: SRM Inst. of Science and Technology, Chennai, India
Serwan Baban: Council of Ministers, KRG, Iraq, Iraq


Abbas Aghajani Bazzazi: University of Kashan, Iran
Abdelazim Negm: Zagazig University, Egypt
Abdelfatah Tahiri: Scientific Institute, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Agdal, Rabat, Morocco
Abdelwaheb Aydi: FSB, University of Carthage, Tunisia
Abdullah A. Jaradat: USDA-ARS, United States
Adeel Mahmood: Department of Environmental Sciences, GC Women University Sialkot, Pakistan, Pakistan
Adele Manzella: National Research Council Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources, Pisa, Italy
Adrian Eberemu: Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria
Ahmed Jalal Khan Chowdhury: International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Ahmed Addou: Department: chemical engineering. University of Mostaganem, Algeria
Ahmed Dekak: Laarbi Tebessi University, Algeria
Ahmed Khalil: National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Geomagnetic and Geoelectric Department, Cairo, Egypt
Ahmed Youssef: Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt
Ahmet Celebi: Sakarya University, Turkey
Ahmet Karakaş: Kocaeli University, Turkey
Akshay Kumar: Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India
Ali Boularbah: Université Cadi Ayyad, Morocco
Ali Firat Cabalar: Gaziantep Üniversitesi, Turkey
Ali Mehdinia: Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science, Iran
Ali Subyani: King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Alireza Yavari: Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Iran
Alok Kumar: Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, India
Amer Marai: Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestine, Palestine
Aminaton Marto: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Amit Kumar: Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, India
Amit Kumar Gorai: National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India
Andrew Rate: University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Anis Attour: CERTE, Borj Cedria, Tunisia
Anita Lakhani: Dayalbagh Educational Institute, India
Antonella Buccianti: Università degli Studi di Firenze, Earth Sciences Department, Italy
Anwar Jiries: University of Mutah, Jordan
Arvind K Shukla: Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal, India
Ashok K Singh: University of Lucknow, India
Atiqur Rahman: Jamia Millia Islamia, Urban Environ. & Remote Sensing Div., New Delhi, India
Bahram Choubin: University of Tehran, Iran
Basharat Ali: University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
Bassam Tawabini: King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
Beril Tugrul: Istanbul Teknik Universitesi, Energy Institute, Istanbul, Turkey
Bidyut Saha: Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
Biljana Skrbic: University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Brian Jones: University of Wollongong, Australia
Chander Kumar Singh: TERI School of Advanced Studies, India
Chi Zhang: South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China
Chiara Baldacchini: Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy
Christian Beck: Université Savoie Mont Blanc ISTerre, France
Christian Conoscenti: Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy
Christoph Hemleben: Universität Tübingen, Germany
Chunli Liu: Shandong University, Weihai, China
Ciro Manzo: RHEA Group, Italy, Italy
David Gomez-ortiz: Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Debasis Sengupta: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
Deepak Kumar: Amity University Uttar Pradesh,Noida, India
Deepesh Machiwal: ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, India
Dimitrios Ntarlagiannis: Rutgers University-Newark Campus, United States
Dimitris Kaskaoutis: National Observatory of Athens, Athens, Greece, Greece
Diofantos Hadjimitsis: Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Divya Prakash: Poornima University, India
Djillali Benouar: USTHB Algiers, Algeria
Dornadula Chandrasekharam: Indian Institute of Technology, India
Dr. Pawan Kumar: Central University of Himachal Pradesh, India
Driss Nachite: Abdelmalek Essaâdi University, Tetouan, Morocco
Eduardo Anselmo Ferreira Da Silva: Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
El Sayed Badawy: Cairo University, Egypt
Emad Elshehy: Nuclear Materials Authority, Egypt
Enrico Guastaldi: GeoExplorer Impresa Sociale Srl, Italy
Esmaeil Rahimi: Islamic Azad University, Iran
Fan Feng: Shandong University of Science and Technology, United States
Fernando Rocha: University of Aveiro, Portugal
Francesco Sciuto: Università degli Studi di Catania, Department of Biological, geologicalmand environmental Sciences, Catania, Italy
Francisco E. Fonturbel: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile
G. N. Zaimes: Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, 2, Greece
Gabriele Buttafuoco: National Research Council of Italy, Italy
George D. Bathrellos: National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Geology & Geoenvironment, Greece
George Odhiambo: University of The Bahamas, Kenya
Gilles Colinet: Gembloux Agro Bio Tech University of Liège, Belgium
Giovanni Leucci: Istituto Per I Beni Archeologici E Monumentali, Italy
Giuseppe Calamita: National Research Council (CNR) - Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis, Tito Scalo (PZ), Italy
Gokhan Aydin: Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey
Gouri Sankar Bhunia: Aarvee Associate Architect Engineer & Consultant Pvt Ltd. Hyderabad, India
Guojie Zhang: Taiyuan University of Technology, China
Habib Abida: University of Sfax, Tunisia
Hafedh Rigane: FSS, Tunisia
Hamed Ben Dhia: ENIS - University of Sfax, Tunisia
Hani Khoury: The University of Jordan, Amman-Jordan, Jordan
Haoyuan Hong: Nanjing Normal University, China
Hasan Arman: United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Hatim Elhatip: Aksaray Universitesi, Faculty of Engineering, Turkey
Helena Granja: University of Porto, Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, Portugal
Helga Wiederhold: Leibniz-Institut für Angewandte Geophysik, Germany
Hema Achyuthan: Anna University Chennai, India
Hikmet Sis: Inonu Universitesi, Turkey
Hossein Afzalimehr: Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran
Hossein Khademi: Department of Soil Science, College of Agriculture, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
Hrudayanath Thatoi: North Orissa University, India
Huiyong Yin: Shandong University of Science and Technology, China
Ibrahim Cemen: University of Alabama, United States
Ilaria Guagliardi: National Research Council of Italy, Institute for Agriculture and Forest Systems in the Mediterranean (CNR-ISAFOM), Rende (CS), Italy
Izrar Ahmed: Dubai Municipality, United Arab Emirates
Izzet Karakurt: Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey
Jamal Khatib: University of Wolverhampton, Faculty of Science and Engineering, United Kingdom
James Speight: CD and W Incorporated, United States
Jasper Knight: University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Jaya Kumar Seelam: CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, India
Jian Guo Liu: Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Joerg Priess: Helmholtz Zentrum für Umweltforschung, Germany
Jorge Espinha Marques: FCUP- Porto, Portugal
Jose Morillo: Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Juan Lacassie: Servicio Nacional de Geologia y Mineria, Chile
K Parameswari: Higher College of Technology, Muscat, Oman, India
Katarzyna Pietrucha-urbanik: Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
Khaled Balkhair: King Abdualziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Khaled Omar: National Research Institute Of Astronomy And Geophysics (NRIAG) Helwan, Cairo, Egypt
Khaled Osman: Alexandria University Faculty of Agriculture, Egypt
Khalid Rehman Hakeem: King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Kheng Soo Tay: University of Malaya, Malaysia
L Daoudi: Universite Cadi Ayyad, Morocco
Laramie Potts: New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States
Lee Heng: International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
Leonello Serva: Independent consultant, Italy
Lotfi Mouni: Universite de Bouira, Algeria
Luc Chevallier: Council for Geoscience, South Africa
Mahmut Firat: Inonu University, Turkey
Manne Janga Reddy: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
Marcelo Giovanela: Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Brazil
Marcos F. S. Teixeira: School of Science and Technology - Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil
Marcus Soares: Universidade Federal de Santa Maria - Santa Maria City - State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Maria Aurora Armienta: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
Maria Do Rosário Carvalho: Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
Mario Parise: Aldo Moro University, Italy
Mayank Pandey: P.G.D.A.V. College (Evening), Delhi University, India
Mayuri Chabukdhara: Cotton University India, India
Mehmet Irfan Yesilnacar: Harran University, Turkey
Mejdi Snoussi: University of Monastir, Institut Supérieur de Biotechnologie de Monastir, Tunisia
Michele Mattioli: Department of Earth, Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Urbino, Italy
Mike Rogerson: University of Hull, Hull, England, United Kingdom
Ming Huang: Fuzhou University, China
Mirza Barjees baig: College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Mitsuhiro Shigeishi: Kumamoto University, Japan
Mohamed Hereher: Damietta University, Egypt
Mohamed Mahmoud Gomaa: National Research Centre, Egypt
Mohamed O. Arnous: Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt
Mohamed Ouessar: Institut des Regions Arides, Tunisia, Tunisia
Mohammad Hassan Salehi: Shahrekord University, Iran
Mohammad Shariful Islam: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mohammed Aslam Ma: Central University of Karnataka, India
Moruffdeen Adabanija: Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria
Moshood Niyi Tijani: University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Moumtaz Razack: Universite de Poitiers, France
Mounir Bouassida: University of Tunis El Manar, ENIT, Tunisia
Muhammad Abbas Ahmad Zaini: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Muhammad Ashraf: Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan
Muhammad Riaz: Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan
Muhammad Rizwan: Government College University, Pakistan
Muhammad Vohra: King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
Muhammad Zaheer Abbasi: Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering & Management Sciences, Quetta, Pakistan
Mukesh K Tiwari: Anand Agricultural University, India
Mustafa Ergin: Ankara Üniversitesi, Turkey
N Chandrasekar: manonmaniamsundaranaruniversity, India
Nabeel Khan Niazi: University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
Nader Saadatkhah: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia
Nadia Mokni: Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire, Fontenay-Aux-Roses, France
Naga Manohar Velpuri: USGS EROS, United States
Najiba Chkir: Ecole Nationale d'Ingenieurs de Sfax, Tunisia
Nandini Gupta: Bir Bikram Memorial College, India
Nepal Mondal: CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, India
Nesrine Boujelben: University of Sfax, Tunisia
Nicola Wagner: University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Norman Moles: University of Brighton, United Kingdom
Ognjen Bonacci: Split University, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy, Croatia
Omid Asghari: University of Tehran, Iran
Pablo L. Higueras: University of Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain
Pamela Hallock: University of South Florida St. Petersburg, United States
Paolo Valera: Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy
Peiyue Li: School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Chang'an University, China
Pradeep Goel: Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Canada
Pradeep K. Garg: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Prasanna Mohan Viswanathan: Curtin University Sarawak, Malaysia
Prashant K. Srivastava: Banaras Hindu University, United Kingdom
Prashant Kumar: University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Maged Marghany: Geomatika University College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
R Viji: Anna university, India
Racha Elkadiri: Middle Tennessee State University, United States
Rachid Hakkou: Université Cadi Ayyad, Morocco
Radha Prasanna: Division of Microbiology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India
Rajesh Kumar Ranjan: Central University of South Bihar, Gaya, Bihar, India
Ramadan Abu-zied: Faculty of Marine Science, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Ramasamy R Nagarajan: Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia, Malaysia
Rasoul Mirabbasi: Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran
Ratnakar Dhakate: National Geophysical Research Institute, India
Riheb Hadji: university of Sétif, Algeria
Robert Tenzer: Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Roberto Ranzi: Università degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
S Neelamani: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait
Saif Ahmad Khan: KIET Group of Institutions, India
Salem Abu Amr: Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salim Heddam: Algeria, 20 Aout Skikda University, Algeria
Sarat Kumar Das: Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad, India
Sarva Mangala Praveena: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Selcuk Alemdag: Gumushane University, Turkey
Sen Wang: China University of Petroleum (East China), Qingdao, United States
Seyed Hadi Hoseinie: Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
Sheikh Saeed Ahmad: Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Pakistan
Sher Jamal Khan: National University of Sciences and Technology Pakistan, Pakistan
Sherif Farouk: Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Egypt, Cairo, Egypt
Shiuan Wan: Ling Tung University, Taiwan
Sihem Benabdallah: Center for Water Research and Technologies, Tunisia
Simge Varol: Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi, Turkey
Slavisa Trajkovic: University of Nis, Nis, Serbia, Serbia
Slobodan B. Mickovski: Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom
Soma Giri: CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research, India
Souad Neffar: Larbi Tebessi University Tebessa, Algeria
Soumya Ranjan Mallick: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Stefan Geyer: Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Germany
Stephen A. Bowden: University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Sudhakar Rao: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Sudhir Kumar Singh: University of Allahabad, India
Sunil Kumar Srivastava: Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology, Guna, MP, India
Sunil Srivastava: AISECT UNIVERSITY, HAZARIBAG, India
Surinaidu Lagudu: CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, India
Tarek Abichou: FLORIDA sTATE UNIVERSITY, United States
Thomas Gill: University of Texas at El Paso, United States
Timothy Randhir: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, United States
Ullah Najeeb: The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
V Correcher: Centro de Investigaciones Energeticas, Medioambientales y Tecnologicas. Madrid, Spain
V Gopal: University of madras, India
V. K. Srivastava: Indian Institute of Technology ( Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad Kanpur, India
Venkatramanan S: Alagappa University, India
Vishal Gupta: The Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda, India
Vishal Vijayan: College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University, India
Vito Summa: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Institute of Methodology Environmental Analysys, Potenza, Italy
Vladimir Cermak: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czechia
Wael Semida: Horticulture department, Faculty of Agriculture, Fayoum University, Egypt
Wen Nie: Quanzhou Institute of Equipment Manufacturing, Haixi Institutes, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Quanzhou, Fujian, China
Xunming Wang: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Yih Jeng: National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Yingwen Yu: Lanzhou University, China
Yoginder Chugh: National Academy of Inventors, United States
Yunus Dogan: Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey
Zeid Alothman: King Saud University College of Science, Chemistry Department, Saudi Arabia
Zekai Sen: King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Zheng Sun: China University of Petroleum at Beijing, China
Zhenze Li: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Canada

Track 5. Exploration & Theoretical Geophysics, Seismic & Well Logging Methods, Mathematical Geosciences

T5 Chair. Narasimman Sundararajan: Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman


Bernard Giroux: INRS, Canada
Cesare Comina: University of Turin, Italy
Dikun Yang: University of British Columbia, Canada
Gordon Cooper: University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Hakim Saibi: United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Hesham M. El-askary: Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University, United States
Lizhen Cheng: Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada
Mansour Al-garni: King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Maxim Smirnov: Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Mohammed Farfour: Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat,, Omann


Abdel Moktader El-sayed: Ain Shams University, Egypt
Adele Manzella: National Research Council Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources, Pisa, Italy
Ahmed Khalil: National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Geomagnetic and Geoelectric Department, Cairo, Egypt
Alexander Orekhov: Tomsk Polytechnic University, Geological scool, Geophysical subdivisin, Russia
Amit Kumar Gorai: National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India
Anirbid Sircar: Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, School of Petroleum Technology, Gandhinagar, India
Ashok K Singh: University of Lucknow, India
Axel Ehrhardt: Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe, Hannover, Germany
Bassem S. Nabawy: Department of Geophysical Sciences, National Research Centre, Egypt
Bing Zhou: Khalifa University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
Chokri Jallouli: University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Chun Yang: School of Geophysics and Information Technology, China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China
David Gomez-ortiz: Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Dominique Gibert: Universe Sciences Observatory (OSUR), Rennes 1 University and CNRS, France
Emilio Pueyo: Instituto Geologico y Minero de España, Spain
Emmanuel Detournay: University of Minnesota Twin Cities, United States
Fernando Santos: Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Gad El-qady: National Research Institute of astronomy and Geophyics (NRIAG), Cairo, Egypt
Giovanni Leucci: Istituto Per I Beni Archeologici E Monumentali, Italy
Guangliang Feng: Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences,Wuhan, China
Hakim Gabtni: Centre de Recherche et des Technologies des Eaux, Tunisia
Hao Hu: University of Houston, Houston, United States
Helga Wiederhold: Leibniz-Institut für Angewandte Geophysik, Germany
Juan Lacassie: Servicio Nacional de Geologia y Mineria, Chile
Jun Matsushima: University of Tokyo, Japan
Khalid Amin Khan: K-tron Research Inc., Pakistan
Khalid Essa: Cairo University, Egypt
Kun Xiao: East China University of Technology, Nanchang, China
Laramie Potts: New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States
Lei Fu: Schlumberger, Houston, United States
Lei Li: Central South University, China
Marc Munschy: Strasbourg University, Strasbourg, France
Michael Weber: Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences, Germany
Mohamed Hamoudi: Universite des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediene, Algeria
Mohamed Mahmoud Gomaa: National Research Centre, Egypt
Moruffdeen Adabanija: Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria
Nicholas V. Sarlis: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Omid Asghari: University of Tehran, Iran
Peyman Afzal: Islamic Azad University South Tehran Branch, Iran
Maged Marghany: Geomatika University College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reza Rezaee: Curtin University, Australia
Rima Chatterjee: Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, India
Robert Zimmermann: Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany
Sami Khomsi: King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Sanjoy Mukherjee: ONGC, India
Satish Kumar K: CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, India
Sergei Shapiro: Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Shastri L. Nimmagadda: School of Management (IS), Curtin Business School, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
Sherif Farouk: Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
Tapan Mukerji: Stanford University, United States
Tariq Alkhalifah: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Tianshou Ma: Southwest Petroleum University, China
Vahid Tavakoli: University of Tehran, Iran
Wenzhi Liao: Universiteit Gent, Belgium
William Sauck: Western Michigan University; Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences; Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Xinmin Ge: China University of Petroleum, Huadong, China
Yih Jeng: National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

Track 6. Geo-Informatics and Remote Sensing

T6 Chair. Biswajeet Pradhan: University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia


Erhan Tercan: Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Genyun Sun: School of Geosciences, China University of Petroleum (East China), Qingdao, China
Gongwen Wang: China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China
Hesham M. El-askary: Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University, United States
Hongchao Fan: Wuhan University, China & Heidelberg University, Germany
Hyung-sup Jung: University of Seoul, South Korea
Joseph L. Awange: Curtin University, Australia
Mahesh Kumar Jat: Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India
Marouane Temimi: Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Michel Kasser: School of Business and Engineering Vaud, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
Nilanchal Patel: Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Saro Lee: Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, Daejeon, South Korea
Serwan Baban: Council of Ministers, KRG, Iraq
Xiuping Jia: The University of New South Wales, Australia


Abdelazim Negm: Zagazig University, Egypt
Akshay Kumar: Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India
Ali Al-ghamdi: King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Alok Porwal: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Mumbai, India
Ana Claudia Moreira Teodoro: ICT (Institute of Earth Sciences), Portugal
Binay Kumar: Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, India
Bo Mao: Nanjing University of Finance and Economics, China
Chander Kumar Singh: TERI School of Advanced Studies, India
Chokri Souani: ISSAT Sousse, Tunisia
Christos Chalkias: Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
David Bruce: University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Dursun Zafer Seker: ITU, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Enrico Guastaldi: GeoExplorer Impresa Sociale Srl, Italy
George P. Petropoulos: Hellenic Agricultural Organization-Demeter, Greece
Ibrahim Demir: The University of Iowa, United States
Janusz Wasowski: National Research Council - Research Institute for Geo-hydrological Protection, Bari, Italy
Jinling Zhao: Anhui University, China
K Parameswari: Higher College of Technology, Muscat, Oman, India
Khalid Amin Khan: K-tron Research Inc., Pakistan
Kun Jia: Beijing Normal University, Beiijng, China
Mahesh Pal: National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India
Mehmet Alkan: Yildiz Teknik Universitesi Davutpasa Kampusu, Turkey
Mohammed Aslam Ma: Central University of Karnataka, India
Moncef Bouaziz: ENIS, Tunisia
Mostafa Kotb: Beni-Suef University , Beni-Suef Governorate, Egypt
Muhammad Amin: University of Arid Agriculture, Pakistan
Muhammad Naeem: Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Institute of Apicultural Research, Beijing, China
Murat Yakar: Mersin University, Engineering Faculty, Mersin, Turkey
Noordin Ahmad: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Peyman Afzal: Islamic Azad University South Tehran Branch, Iran
Prashanth Marpu: Khalifa University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
R Viji: Anna university, India
Ram Avtar: Hokkaido University, Japan
Rifaat M. Abdalla: Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
Robert Zimmermann: Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany
Sotirios Koukoulas: University of the Aegean, Greece
Stefano Vignudelli: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Pisa, Italy
Subashisa Dutta: Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India
Tao Liu: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States
Tinghua Ai: Wuhan University, China
Wataru Takeuchi: The University of Tokyo, Japan
Wenzhi Liao: Universiteit Gent, Belgium
Xintao Liu: Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Yuji Murayama: University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Zulkiflee Abd Latif: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

Track 7. Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology, Volcanology

T7 Chair. Domenico Doronzo: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain


Basem Zoheir:
Benha University, Egypt & University of Kiel, Germany
Ciro Cucciniello:
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Emanuela Schingaro:
Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro - UniBa, Italy
Federico Lucci:
Università Roma Tre, Roma, Italy
Fuat Erkül:
Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Antalya, Turkey
Hasnaa Chennaoui Aoudjehane:
Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco
John S. Armstrong-altrin:
The National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
Mehmet Sabri Çelik:
Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
Roberto Braga: Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Shifeng Dai:
China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China
Yalcin Ersoy:
Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey


Abderrahmane Bendaoud: University of Science and Technology Houari Boumedienne, Algiers, Algeria
Adam Kent: Oregon State University, United States
Ali Tlili: University of Sfax, Tunisia
Amer Marai: Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestine, Palestine
Asghar Ali: University Of Peshawar, Pakistan
D. David Orejana: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Daniela Mele: Università degli Studi di Bari,Bari, Italy
Daniele Malferrari: Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Danilo Bersani: Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche, Fisiche e Informatiche, Università di Parma, Italy
Dominique Gasquet: Université Savoie Mont Blanc, France
Dornadula Chandrasekharam: Indian Institute of Technology, India
Dr. Pawan Kumar: Central University of Himachal Pradesh, India
El Sayed Badawy: Cairo University, Egypt
Elena Castellini: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Erfan Mondal: Aligarh Muslim University, India
Gaetano Ortolano: Universita degli Studi di Catania, Italy
Ghaleb Jarrar: The University of Jordan, Jordan
Giovanna Agrosi': Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra e Geoambientali, University of Bari, Italy
Giovanni Mongelli: Università della Basilicata, Italy
Girish Choppala: Southern Cross University, Australia
Guillermo Booth-rea: Universidad de Granada (Spain), Spain
Hani Khoury: The University of Jordan, Amman-Jordan, Jordan
Hongming Tang: Southwest Petroleum University China, China
Ibrahim Salem: University of Tanta, Egypt
Ilaria Guagliardi: National Research Council of Italy, Institute for Agriculture and Forest Systems in the Mediterranean (CNR-ISAFOM), Rende (CS), Italy
James Speight: CD and W Incorporated, United States
Jean-paul Liegeois: Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium
Jinyang Zhang: China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China
Jose Francisco Santos: Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
José Lopes Velho: Geosciences Department, Aveiro University, Aveiro, Portugal
Joydip Mukhopadhyay: Presidency University, India
Juan Lacassie: Servicio Nacional de Geologia y Mineria, Chile
Kailasa Pandarinath: Instituto de Energías Renovables - UNAM, Mexico
Khalid Tarawneh: Amman Arab University, Jordan
L. Beccaluva: University of Ferrara, Italy
Ladislav A. Palinkas: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Sciences, Croatia
Laura Pinarelli: CNR, Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources, Florence, Italy
Luc Chevallier: Council for Geoscience, South Africa
Luca Medici: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
M Kannan: Parisutham Institute of Technology and Science, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
Marcos F. S. Teixeira: School of Science and Technology - Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil
Mayappan Sundararajan: National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (NIIST), Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India
Michele Lustrino: Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Mohamed Hamdy: Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Egypt
Mohamed Khedr: Kafrelsheikh University Faculty of Science, Egypt
Mohamed Obeid: Faculty of Petroleum and Mining Sciences, Matrouh University, Matrouh, Egypt
Mohammed El-bialy: Geology Department, Faculty of Science Port Said University Egypt, Egypt
Mokhles Kamal Azer: National Research Centre, Egypt
Mounir Medhioub: University of Sfax, Faculty of Sciences, Tunisia
Muhammad Sajid: University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
Mustafa Ergin: Ankara Üniversitesi, Turkey
Norman Moles: University of Brighton, United Kingdom
Nurdane Ilbeyli: Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Turkey
Omid H. Ardakani: Geological Survey of Canada, Calgary, Canada
P.v.s. Raju: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Geophysical Research Institute, India
Pablo L. Higueras: University of Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain
Pankaj Kumar Srivastava: University of Jammu, India
Ramadan Abu-zied: Faculty of Marine Science, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Ramasamy R Nagarajan: Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia, Malaysia
Robin Offler: University of Newcastle, Australia, Australia
Sadoon Morad: Khalifa University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
Salvatore Iaccarino: Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Sanjeet K. Verma: Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (IPICYT), Mexico
Sarva Mangala Praveena: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Shaonan Zhang: Southwest Petroleum University China, China
Sherif Kharbish: Suez University, El Suweis, Egypt
Stefano Zanchetta: University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
Tahseenullah Khan: Bahria University, Pakistan
Takashiro Akitsu: Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Tanya Furman: Pennsylvania State University, United States
Theophilus Davies: University of Lagos, Lagos, South Africa
Ulrich Anton Glasmacher: Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
V Correcher: Centro de Investigaciones Energeticas, Medioambientales y Tecnologicas. Madrid, Spain
Vito Summa: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Institute of Methodology Environmental Analysys, Potenza, Italy
Walter D. Mooney: United States Geological Survey Western Region, United States
Xuan Tang: China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China
Yong Li: China University of Mining and Technology - Beijing Campus, China
Zeid Alothman: King Saud University College of Science, Chemistry Department, Saudi Arabia
Zheng Sun: China University of Petroleum at Beijing, China

Track 8. Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering

T8 Chair. Zeynal Abiddin Erguler: Dumlupinar University, Kutahya, Turkey


Candan Gokceoglu: Hacettepe University, Turkey
Dave Giles: University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Marco Barla: Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Sanjay Kumar Shukla: School of Engineering, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
Zhen-dong Cui: China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China
Zhien Zhang: The Ohio State University, United States


Abbas Aghajani Bazzazi: University of Kashan, Iran
Abbas Taheri: The University of Adelaide, Australia
Adrian Eberemu: Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria
Ahmed Youssef: Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt
Ahmet Karakaş: Kocaeli University, Turkey
Ali Firat Cabalar: Gaziantep Üniversitesi, Turkey
Ali Kayabaşı: Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkey
Ali Lashkari: Shiraz University of Technology, Iran
Alper Sezer: Ege Universitesi, Turkey
Aminaton Marto: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Amit Verma: IIT(BHU) Varanasi, India
Antonio Morales-esteban: University of Seville, Spain
António Viana Da Fonseca: University of Porto, Portugal
Avirut Chinkulkijniwat: School of Civil Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
Aykut Akgun: Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi, Turkey
Baotang Shen: CSIRO Energy, Brisbane, Australia
Baris Sevim: Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Bertrand Guillier: Institut des Sciences de la Terre, Grenoble,, France
Bingxiang Yuan: guangdong University of technology, guangzhou, China
Chengzhi Qi: Beijing University Of Civil Engineering And Architecture, China
D. Dias: Universite Grenoble Alpes, France
Debi Prasanna Kanungo: Central Building Research Institute India, India
Dharmesh Lal: Vardhaman College of Engineering, India
Dr. Muthu Kumaran: Francis Xavier Engineering College, India
E. Cokca: Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey
Edy Tonnizam Mohamad: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Eltayeb Mohamedelhassan: Lakehead University, Canada
Enrico Conte: University of Calabria, Italy
Fan Feng: Shandong University of Science and Technology, United States
Fanyu Zhang: Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
Fengqiang Gong: Central South University, Changsha, China
Gemmina Di Emidio: Ghent University, Laboratory of Geotechnics, Belgium
George D. Bathrellos: National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Geology & Geoenvironment, Greece
Guangliang Feng: Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences,Wuhan, China
Hakim Gabtni: Centre de Recherche et des Technologies des Eaux, Tunisia
Hasan Arman: United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Hasan Karakul: İzmir Kâtip Çelebi University, Turkey
Hatim Elhatip: Aksaray Universitesi, Faculty of Engineering, Turkey
Hossein Nowamooz: INSA de Strasbourg, France
Isik Yilmaz: Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
Javad Ghaffari: University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
Jaya Kumar Seelam: CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, India
Jing Wu: Shandong University, China
Jose Delgado Marchal: Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Juan Martinez: Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Rennes, France
Kai Liu: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, United States
Kamil Kayabali: Ankara Üniversitesi Geological Engineering Department, Ankara, Turkey
Khalid Rehman Hakeem: King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Khalifa Al-jabri: Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Kianoosh Hatami: University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States
Levent Selçuk: Van Yüzüncü Yıl University, Van, Turkey
Lina Xu: Jilin University, China
M. Inmaculada Alvarez-fernandez: University of Oviedo, Spain
Maher Omar: University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Manoj Khanal: CSIRO - Energy, Australia
Manoj Kumar Mishra: national Instittuie of Technology, Rourkela, India
Marco Ludovico-marques: Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal/ESTBarreiro, Barreiro, Portugal
Marco Tallini: Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Edile-Architettura e Ambientale, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Italy
Mario Parise: Aldo Moro University, Italy
Marwan Sadek: University of Lille 1 - Lebanese University, France
Mehmet Sari: Aksaray Univeristy, Turkey
Mohamed Meguid: McGill University, Canada
Mohamed Obeid: Faculty of Petroleum and Mining Sciences, Matrouh University, Matrouh, Egypt
Mohammad Amin Hariri-ardebili: University of Colorado at Boulder, United States
Mohammad Shariful Islam: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mojtaba Rajabi: The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Muhammad Sajid: University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
Muhammad Sanaullah: University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Murad Abu-farsakh: Louisiana State University, United States
Nader Saadatkhah: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia
Nadia Mokni: Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire, Fontenay-Aux-Roses, France
Nicola Careddu: University of Cagliari, Italy
Nuwen Xu: Sichuan University, China
Ognjen Bonacci: Split University, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy, Croatia
Peitao Wang: University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Pengfei He: Institute of Geology and Geophysics Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Prabir K. Kolay: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, United States
Prosanta Khan: Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, India
Qi Wang: Shandong University,Jinan, China
Rafig Azzam: Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany
Rajesh Rai: IIT (BHU), India
Rajesh Singh: Department of Geology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India
Ramdane Bahar: University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene of Algiers, Algeria
Ramli Nazir: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Reza Mikaeil: Urmia University of Technology, Iran
Riheb Hadji: university of Sétif, Algeria
Rong Guan: Wuhan University, China
Rui Wu: Jiangxi University of Science and Technology, China
Sadok Benmebarek: Universite Mohamed Khider, Algeria
Sarat Kumar Das: Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad, India
Selcuk Alemdag: Gumushane University, Turkey
Sen Wang: China University of Petroleum (East China), Qingdao, United States
Seyed Hadi Hoseinie: Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
Shiv Shankar Kumar: KIIT University, India
Sina Kazemian: Payame Noor University of Tehran, Iran
Slobodan B. Mickovski: Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom
Soumya Ranjan Mallick: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Stefania Lirer: University Guglielmo Marconi, Italy
Tarek Abichou: FLORIDA sTATE UNIVERSITY, United States
Tianshou Ma: Southwest Petroleum University, China
Vito Summa: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Institute of Methodology Environmental Analysys, Potenza, Italy
Wei Jiang: China Three Gorges University, China
Weili Gong: State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering , China University of Mining and Technology , Beijing, China
Wen Nie: Quanzhou Institute of Equipment Manufacturing, Haixi Institutes, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Quanzhou, Fujian, China
Wen-chieh Cheng: Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, China
Xiao-ping Zhou: School of Civil Enineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China
Xin Yang: Fujian University of Technology, China
Xuepeng Zhang: Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, China
Yih Jeng: National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Yoginder Chugh: National Academy of Inventors, United States
Youcef Bouhadad: Centre National de Recherche Appliquée en Génie Parasismique (CGS), Algeria
Zhenze Li: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Canada
Zhichao Wang: Chang'an university,Xi'an, China
Zhizhen Zhang: China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China

Track 9. Geomorphology, Geography, Soil Science, Glaciology, Geoarchaeology, Geoheritage

T9 Chair. Stefan Grab: School of Geography, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa


Adriano Ribolini: Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Davide Baioni: University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy
Khalid Amrouch: The University of Adelaide, Australia
Kosmas Pavlopoulos: Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Lisa Mol: University of West England, Bristol, United Kingdom
Paolo Billi: Tottori University, Japan
Sheryl Luzzadder-beach: The University of Texas at Austin, TX, United States


George D. Bathrellos: National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Geology & Geoenvironment, Greece
Gilles Colinet: Gembloux Agro Bio Tech University of Liège, Belgium
Giovanni Garau: Università degli Studi di Sassari, Dipartimento di Agraria, Sassari, Italy
Giovanni Sarti: Pisa University Earth Science department, Italy
Giuseppe Mastronuzzi: Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy
Gouri Sankar Bhunia: Aarvee Associate Architect Engineer & Consultant Pvt Ltd. Hyderabad, India
Hafedh Rigane: University of Sfax, FSS, Tunisia
Hamdi Zurqani: Clemson Universitym, Clemson, United States
Hassan Etesami: University of Tehran, Iran
Helena Granja: University of Porto, Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, Portugal
Ioannis K. Koukouvelas: University of Patras, Department of Geology, Greece
Jacques Bourgois: Institut National des Sciences de l'Univers, France
Jasper Knight: University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Jorge Paz-ferreiro: RMIT University, Australia
Junqiang Xia: Wuhan University, China
M.b Kirkham: Kansas State University, United States
Mahmoud Ali Abdelfattah: Fayoum University, Egypt
Marie-pierre Aubry: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, United States
Matthieu Ferry: Geosciences Montpellier, France
Mostafa Kotb: Beni-Suef University , Beni-Suef Governorate, Egypt
Muhammad Firuz Ramli: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Muhammad Riaz: Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan
Muhammad Shahid: COMSATS University Islamabad, Vehari Campus Pakistan, Pakistan
Orhan Tatar: Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi, Turkey
Pradeep K. Garg: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Racha Elkadiri: Middle Tennessee State University, United States
Rajendiren Nagarajan: MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai, India
Ramon Pellitero: Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain
Slobodan B. Mickovski: Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom
Souad Neffar: Larbi Tebessi University Tebessa, Algeria
Stathis C Stiros: University of Patras, Greece
Sylvain Ouillon: IRD Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, France
Tao Chen: China University of Geosciences, China
Thomas Gill: University of Texas at El Paso, United States
Ulrich Anton Glasmacher: Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
Vishal Gupta: The Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda, India
Wael Semida: Horticulture department, Faculty of Agriculture, Fayoum University, Egypt

Track 10. Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Hydrochemistry

T10 Chair. Broder J. Merkel: TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany


Angela Vallejos:
Polytechnic School, University of Almeria, Spain
Fernando A.l. Pacheco:
rás-os-Montes and Alto Douro University – UTAD, Portugal
Haw Yen:
Blackland Research & Extension Center, Texas A&M University, United States
Helder I. Chaminé:
School of Engineering - ISEP, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
Lahcen Zouhri:
Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais, France
Lassâad Dassi:
University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
Maurizio Barbieri:
University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
Mikael Motelica-heino:
CNRS Orleans Campus, Orléans, France
Mingjie Chen:
Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
Ozgur Kisi:
Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Pradeep Naik:
Rajiv Gandhi National Ground Water Training & Research Institute, India
Serwan Baban:
Council of Ministers, KRG, Iraq
Tajudeen Muhammad Iwalewa:
Harvard University, Massachusetts, United States


Abdelazim Negm: Zagazig University, Egypt
Akshay Kumar: Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India
Aniekan Edet: University of Calabar, Nigeria
Ashvin Gosain: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Aysen Davraz: Suleyman Demirel Universitesi, Turkey
Babar Ali Shah: Jadavpur University, India
Baghdad Ouddane: University of Lille, France
Carlos Rogerio De Mello: Universidade Federal de Lavras, Lavras, Brazil
Chander Kumar Singh: TERI School of Advanced Studies, India
Chuanjie Zhu: China University of Mining Technology, China
Costantino Masciopinto: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Ricerca Sulle Acque, Bari, Italy
Enrico Guastaldi: GeoExplorer Impresa Sociale Srl, Italy
Felix Frances: Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Gh Jeelani: University of Kashmir, India
Iftikhar Ahmad: University of Punjab, Pakistan
Ignacio Morell: Universidad Jaume I, Spain
Jing Wu: Shandong University, China
K Parameswari: Higher College of Technology, Muscat, Oman, India
L. Elango: Anna University, India
Linhua Sun: Suzhou University, Suzhou, Anhui, China
Lucila Candela: IMDEA-Water, Alcala de Henares, Spain
Manoj K. Jain: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Maurizio Polemio: CNR-IRPI, Bari, Italy
Mohamed Meddi: Higher National School of Hydraulics, Algeria
Mohammed Aslam Ma: Central University of Karnataka, India
Muhammad Imran: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan
Muhammad Sanaullah: University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Muhammet Emin Emiroglu: Firat University, Engineering Faculty, Civil Engineering Department, Turkey
Patrick Lachassagne: Danone Waters - Water Institute by Evian, France
Paula M. Carreira: Centro Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares / Instituto Superior Técnico (C2TN/IST), Bobadela, Portugal
R Viji: Anna university, India
Ramesh Kumar: Sharda University, India
Saeed Reza Khodashenas: Water Engineering Department. Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
Serigne Faye: Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal
Srilert Chotpantarat: Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
T Dutta: St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, India
Tianming Huang: Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Track 11. Marine Geosciences, Historical Geology, Paleoceanography, Paleoclimatology

T11 Chair. Marina Rabineau: Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer, Université de Brest, France


Daniel Aslanian: IFREMER, Lab. LGS, Plouzané, France
Dominico Ridente:
University of Roma, Italy
Franck Bassinot: LSCE (CEA-CNRS-UVSQ), Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Gurumurthy Gundiga: Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, India
Nadia Mhammdi : Institut Scientifique, Université Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco
Piero Gianolla: University of Ferrara, Italy


Alan Kehew: Western Michigan University, United States
Amalia Spina: University of Perugia, Italy
Ashok K Singh: University of Lucknow, India
Christoph Hemleben: Universität Tübingen, Germany
Dmitry A. Ruban: K.G. Razumovsky Moscow State University of Technologies and Management (the First Cossack University), Moscow, Russia
Dorrik Stow: Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Driss Nachite: Abdelmalek Essaâdi University, Tetouan, Morocco
Duccio Bertoni: Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Enzo Pranzini: Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Eric Barrier: Sorbonne Universite, France, France
Etienne Jaillard: Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Fabrice Cordey: Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon LGLTPE, CNRS-UMR5276, University Lyon, France
Fekri Kamoun: University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
Giovanni Sarti: Pisa University Earth Science department, Italy
Giuseppe Mastronuzzi: Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy
Hassen Abdallah: Centre de Recherches et des Technologies de l'Energie, Borj Cédria, Tunisia
Henrik Friis: Aarhus University, Denmark
Ilaria Mazzini: Istituto Di Geologia Ambientale E Geoingegneria, Rome, Italy
Ilham Bouimetarhan: University of Bremen, MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, Bremen, Germany
Ismail Yilmaz: Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Jacques Bourgois: Institut National des Sciences de l'Univers, France
Jasper Knight: University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Luca Basilone: University of Sao Paulo, Instituti Oceanografico, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Italy
M. Namik Cagatay: Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, Turkey
Magdy Mahmoud: Assiut University, Egypt
Maria Ana Baptista: Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Instituto Politecnico de Lisboa, Portugal
Marie-pierre Aubry: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, United States
Mike Rogerson: University of Hull, Hull, England, United Kingdom
Mohamed Ben Youssef: Water Researches and Technologies Center, Tunisia
Mustafa Ergin: Ankara Üniversitesi, Turkey
N Chandrasekar: manonmaniamsundaranaruniversity, India
Oleg Makarynskyy: Metocean Dynamic Solutions Pty Ltd, Australia
Pamela Hallock: University of South Florida St. Petersburg, United States
Pankaj Kumar: IUAC, India
S Neelamani: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait
S. Ramesh: National Institute of Ocean Technology, India
Saulwood Lin: National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Shahid Iqbal: Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan

Track 12. Numerical and Analytical Methods in Mining Sciences and Geomechanics

T12 Chair. Murat Karakus: University of Adelaide, Australia


Ali Karrech: The University of Western Australia, Australia
Atsushi Sainoki: Kumamoto University, Japan
Erkan Topal: Curtin University, Australia
Feng Dai:  Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Guangcheng Zhang: China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China
Mehmet Kizil: UQ, Brisbane, Australia
Petr Konicek: Institute of Geonics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ostrava-Poruba, Czechia
Pinnaduwa Kulatilake: Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Arizona, United States
Rudrajit Mitra: Wits University, South Africa
Sebnem Duzgun: Colorado School of Mines, United States
Wissem Frikha: National School of Engineers of Tunis, Tunisia


Abbas Aghajani Bazzazi: University of Kashan, Iran
Ali Lashkari: Shiraz University of Technology, Iran
Amit Verma: IIT(BHU) Varanasi, India
Asghar Ali: University Of Peshawar, Pakistan
Baotang Shen: CSIRO Energy, Brisbane, Australia
Baris Sevim: Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Chengzhi Qi: Beijing University Of Civil Engineering And Architecture, China
Chong Yu: NVIDIA Corporation, Shanghai, China
Chun Yang: School of Geophysics and Information Technology, China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China
D. Dias: Universite Grenoble Alpes, France
Debasis Deb: Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Esmaeil Rahimi: Islamic Azad University, Iran
Fan Feng: Shandong University of Science and Technology, United States
Huiyong Yin: Shandong University of Science and Technology, China
Izzet Karakurt: Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey
Jing Wu: Shandong University, China
Kai Liu: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, United States
Khalid Essa: Cairo University, Egypt
Kulwinder Parmar: IKG Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, India, India
Lei Zhou: Chongqing University, Chongqing, China
Levent Selçuk: Van Yüzüncü Yıl University, Van, Turkey
Lin Zhao: China university of petroleum-Beijing, Beijing, China
M. Inmaculada Alvarez-fernandez: University of Oviedo, Spain
Manoj Khanal: CSIRO - Energy, Australia
Manoj Kumar Mishra: national Instittuie of Technology, Rourkela, India
Marco Ludovico-marques: Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal/ESTBarreiro, Barreiro, Portugal
Marwan Sadek: University of Lille 1 - Lebanese University, France
Mehmet Sari: Aksaray Univeristy, Turkey
Mei Qiu: Shandong university of Science and Technology, China
Michael Nikolaou: University of Houston, United States
Mohamed Meguid: McGill University, Canada
Mohammad Amin Hariri-ardebili: University of Colorado at Boulder, United States
Muhammad Sajid: University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
Nasser Sweilam: Cairo University Faculty of Science, Egypt
Nicola Careddu: University of Cagliari, Italy
Nuwen Xu: Sichuan University, China
P.v.s. Raju: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Geophysical Research Institute, India
Peitao Wang: University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Pengfei He: Institute of Geology and Geophysics Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Pierre Berest: Laboratoire de Mecanique des Solides Ecole Polytechnique, France
Qingquan Liu: China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China
Rajesh Rai: IIT (BHU), India
Rajesh Singh: Department of Geology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India
Reza Mikaeil: Urmia University of Technology, Iran
Rima Chatterjee: Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, India
Robert Tenzer: Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Rong Guan: Wuhan University, China
S. Ramesh: National Institute of Ocean Technology, India
Sarat Kumar Das: Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad, India
Selcuk Alemdag: Gumushane University, Turkey
Sen Wang: China University of Petroleum (East China), Qingdao, United States
Shastri L. Nimmagadda: School of Management (IS), Curtin Business School, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
Shoubiao Zhu: Institute of Crustal Dynamics,China Earthquake Administration, China
Soumya Ranjan Mallick: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Tarek Abichou: FLORIDA sTATE UNIVERSITY, United States
Tianshou Ma: Southwest Petroleum University, China
Ulrich Anton Glasmacher: Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
Weili Gong: State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering , China University of Mining and Technology , Beijing, China
Wu Cai: China University of Mining and Technology, China
Xiang Li: School of Resources and Safety Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan Province, China
Xuepeng Zhang: Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, China
Yoginder Chugh: National Academy of Inventors, United States
Zhichao Wang: Chang'an university,Xi'an, China
Zhizhen Zhang: China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China

Track 13. Petroleum and Energy Engineering, Petroleum Geochemistry

T13 Chair. Santanu Banerjee: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India


Barry Jay Katz: Chevron Corporation, USA
Liang Xiao: China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China
Ray Rui: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
Reza Barati: The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
Roger Davies: Neftex Petroleum Consultants Ltd., UK
Salaheldin Elkatatny: KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Tongwei Zhang: The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA


Ahmad Reza Rabbani: AmirKabir University of Technologh, Iran
Amit Verma: IIT(BHU) Varanasi, India
Anirbid Sircar: Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, School of Petroleum Technology, Gandhinagar, India
Bassem S. Nabawy: Department of Geophysical Sciences, National Research Centre, Egypt
Bhawanisingh G Desai: School of Petroleum Technology Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar, India
Biljana Skrbic: University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Bodhisatwa Hazra: CSIR- Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research, India
Chongtao Wei: China University of Mining Technology, China
Debasis Sengupta: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
Dongya Zhu: SINOPEC, BEIJING, China
Dornadula Chandrasekharam: Indian Institute of Technology, India
Fengrui Sun: China University of Petroleum, Beijing, China
Gabor Tari: OMV, Vienna, Austria
Guojie Zhang: Taiyuan University of Technology, China
Hai Yang: Southwest Petroleum University, CNPC Chuanqing Drilling Engineering Co. Chengdu, China
Hongming Tang: Southwest Petroleum University China, China
Katarzyna Pietrucha-urbanik: Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
Lei Zhou: Chongqing University, Chongqing, China
Lin Zhao: China university of petroleum-Beijing, Beijing, China
Marco Ludovico-marques: Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal/ESTBarreiro, Barreiro, Portugal
Michael Nikolaou: University of Houston, United States
Mohamed A.k. El-ghali: Department of Earth Sciences‎, Sultan Qaboos University‎, Muscat, Oman, Oman
Mohamed Shalaby: Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei
Muhammad Sagir: University of Gujrat, Pakistan
Nicola Wagner: University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Omid Asghari: University of Tehran, Iran
Omid H. Ardakani: Geological Survey of Canada, Calgary, Canada
Omid Mohammadzadeh: Schlumberger-Doll Research Center, Canada
Reza Rezaee: Curtin University, Australia
S. Ramesh: National Institute of Ocean Technology, India
Sami Khomsi: King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Sen Wang: China University of Petroleum (East China), Qingdao, United States
Srinivasan Anandan: Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd, India
Sveva Corrado: Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Roma, Italy
Takashiro Akitsu: Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Tianshou Ma: Southwest Petroleum University, China
Umer Rashid: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Volkan Ş. Ediger: Kadir Has Üniversitesi, Center for Energy and Sustainable Development (CESD), Turkey
Wan Hasiah Abdullah: University of Malaya, Malaysia
Wendong Wang: China University of Petroleum(East China), Qingdao, China
Yanbin Yao: China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China
Yoginder Chugh: National Academy of Inventors, United State

Track 14. Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Paleontology, Geochronology

T14 Chair. Beatriz Bádenas: University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain


Aitor Payros: Universidad del Pais Vasco - Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Leioa, Spain
Annette Goetz: School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Portsmouth, UK
Bienvenido Martínez-Navarro: Catalan Institute IPHES, Tarragona, Spain
Bruno R.C. Granier: Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France
Domenico Chiarella: Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, UK
Francesco Dela Pierre: University of Torino, Torino, Italy
Idoia Rosales: Instituto Geologico y Minero de España, Madrid, Spain
Jaume Dinarès-Turell: Istituto Nazionale Di Geofisica E Vulcanologia, Rome, Italy
Luisa Sabato: Università degli Studi di Bari “Aldo Moro”, Bari, Italy
Pablo J. Pazos: Department of Geological Sciences, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Paul Selden: University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA
Pedro Huerta: Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Peter Bengtson: Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Piero Gianolla: University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy


Abbas Marok: University of Tlemcen, Tlemcen, Algeria
Abdul Salam Khan: University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan
Abdulkader M. Abed: The University of Jordan, Jordan
André Jasper: Universidade do Vale do Taquari - Univates, Brazil
Andrea Ceriani: Khalifa University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
B. P. Singh: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Cesare Andrea Papazzoni: Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Da Gao: Yangtze University, China
Dan Bosence: Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom
Domenico Cosentino: Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy
Dorrik Stow: Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duccio Bertoni: Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Fabien Knoll: University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Fayez Ahmad: The Hashemite University, Jordan
Filippo Barattolo: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Hamdalla A. Wanas: Faculty of Earth sciences King Abdulaziz University Jeddah. Saudi Arabia, Egypt
Hassen Abdallah: Centre de Recherches et des Technologies de l'Energie, Borj Cédria, Tunisia
Henrik Friis: Aarhus University, Denmark
Ilaria Mazzini: Istituto Di Geologia Ambientale E Geoingegneria, Rome, Italy
Ismail Yilmaz: Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Jasenka Sremac: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Croatia
Kathleen Pigg: Arizona State University, United States
Lawrence Flynn: Harvard University,Boston, United States
Luca Basilone: University of Sao Paulo, Instituti Oceanografico, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Italy
Madani Benyoucef: Faculty of Natural and Life Sciences, Mustapha Stanbouli-Mascara University, Mascara, Algeria
Magdy Mahmoud: Assiut University, Egypt
Mathieu Schuster: Université de Strasbourg, France
Mohamed Soussi: Tunis El Manar University, Tunis, Tunisia
Nigel Ainsworth: Palaeodate Ltd, United Kingdom
Paola Cipollari: Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy
Peter Frenzel: Institute of Geosciences, Germany
Pramod Kumar: University of Delhi, India
Ram Chandra Tewari: JNPG College Lucknow, India
Rocco Gennari: Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Şevket Şen: Universite Paris Sorbonne - Museum of Natural History Département Origins and Evolution, France
Sooriamuthu Ramasamy: University of Madras, India
Sudipta Dasgupta: IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
Sumit Kumar Ghosh: Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, India

Track 15. Structural Geology, Tectonics and Geodynamics, Petroleum Geology

T15 Chair. François Roure: IFP – Energies Nouvelles, France


Christian Gorini: Sorbonne Université, CNRS-INSU, ISTeP UMR 7193, Paris, France
Dominique Frizon De Lamotte: Université de Cergy-Pontoise, Cergy-Pontoise, France
Eugenio Fazio: University of Catania, Catania, Italy
François Roure: IFP – Energies Nouvelles, France, France
Giovanni Barreca: Università degli Studi di Catania, Italy
Jaume Vergés: CSIC – Instituto de Ciencias de la Tierra Jaume Almera, Barcelona, Spain
Shahram H. Sherkati: National Iranian Oil Company, Tehran, Iran
Stefano Tavani: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
Vincenzo Festa: University of Bari, Bari, Italy
Wilfried Bauer: German University of Technology in Oman, Athaibah, Oman
Yangwen Pei: School of Geosciences, China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, Shandong, China
Zakaria Hamimi: Benha University, Benha, Egypt


Abdelfatah Tahiri: Scientific Institute, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Agdal, Rabat, Morocco
Abderrahmane Bendaoud: University of Science and Technology Houari Boumedienne, Algiers, Algeria
Alberto Riva: G.E.Plan Consulting, Italy
Ali Azdimousa: University of Mohammed 1, Faculty of Sciences, Oujda, Morocco
Amalia Spina: University of Perugia, Italy
Anders Mattias Lundmark: Universitetet i Oslo, Norway
Andrea Brogi: Universita degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy
Antonio Casas Sainz: Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Asghar Ali: University Of Peshawar, Pakistan
Axel Ehrhardt: Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe, Hannover, Germany
Bassem S. Nabawy: Department of Geophysical Sciences, National Research Centre, Egypt
Bernard Henry: Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France
Christopher Fergusson: University of Wollongong, Australia
Conrad Lindholm: Norsar, Norway
D. Sarah Stamps: Virginia Tech, Blackburg, VA, United States
David Gomez-ortiz: Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Dmitry A. Ruban: K.G. Razumovsky Moscow State University of Technologies and Management (the First Cossack University), Moscow, Russia
Dominique Gasquet: Université Savoie Mont Blanc, France
Eduard Saura: Lithica SCCL, Barcelona, Spain
Emilio Pueyo: Instituto Geologico y Minero de España, Spain
Eric Barrier: Sorbonne Universite, France
Etienne Jaillard: Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Fabrice Cordey: Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon LGLTPE, CNRS-UMR5276, University Lyon, France
Fadi Nader: IFP Energies nouvelles, France
Francis T. Wu: Binghamton University State University of New York, United States
Gabor Tari: OMV, Vienna, Austria
Gaetano Ortolano: Universita degli Studi di Catania, Italy
George Gibson: Australian National University, Australia
Guillermo Booth-Rea: Universidad de Granada, Spain
Hakim Gabtni: Centre de Recherche et des Technologies des Eaux, Tunisia
Hédi Zouari: Water Researches and Technologies Centre, Borj Cedria, Tunisia
Ibrahim Cemen: University of Alabama, United States
Jacques Bourgois: Institut National des Sciences de l'Univers, France
Jacques Charvet: UMR 7327, France
Jaume Verges: CSIC - Instituto de Ciencias de la Tierra Jaume Almera (ICTJA), Spain
John Geissman: University of Texas at Dallas, United States
Jonathan Redfern: University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Luc Chevallier: Council for Geoscience, South Africa
Marco Tallini: Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Edile-Architettura e Ambientale, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Italy
Matloob Hussain: Quaid-I-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan
Matthieu Ferry: Geosciences Montpellier, France
Michel Malo: INRS, Quebec City, Canada
Mohamed Ben Youssef: Water Researches and Technologies Center, Tunisia
Mohamed G. Abdelsalam: Oklahoma State University, United States
Mohamed Ghanmi: University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Mohamed Hédi Negra: Tunis El Manar University, faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Tunisia
Mohammad Solaiman: Cairo University, Faculty of science, Geology Department, Saudi Arabia
Mojtaba Rajabi: The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Omar Saddiqi: Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco
Orhan Tatar: Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi, Turkey
P.v.s. Raju: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Geophysical Research Institute, India
Robin Offler: University of Newcastle, Australia
Said Maouche: Center for Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics Geophysics, Algeria
Salvatore Iaccarino: Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Sami Khomsi: King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Sandip Kumar Roy: Indeoendent Geoscience Consultant, India
Shailendra P Singh: IIT ROORKEE, India
Shaonan Zhang: Southwest Petroleum University China, China
Shastri L. Nimmagadda: School of Management (IS), Curtin Business School, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
Shifa Zhu: College of Geosciences, China University of Petroleum, Beijing, China
Soumyajit Mukherjee: Department of Earth Sciences, IIT Bombay, India
Stefano Zanchetta: University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
Sumit Mitra: Geological Survey of India, India
Sveva Corrado: Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Roma, Italy
Sylvie Leroy: ISTEP, France
Ulrich Anton Glasmacher: Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
Walter D. Mooney: United States Geological Survey Western Region, United States
Wenjie Feng: Yangtze University, Wuhan, China
Yin-hui Zuo: Chengdu University of Technology, China
Youcef Bouhadad: Centre National de Recherche Appliquée en Génie Parasismique (CGS), Algeria
Yue Sun: East China University of Technology, Nanchang, China
Yves Missenard: Universite Paris-Sud XI, France




Local Organizing Team

Aiman Medhioub: FLSHS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Amal Ellouze: FLSHS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Bassem Barkaoui: ESSTHS, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Chedliya Ghemari: FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Dhouha Mabrouk: FLSHS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Dorsaf Ben Othmen: FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Emna Medhioub: ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Farah Bouhamed: FSG, University of Gabes, Tunisia
Jihed El Horchani: ESSTHS, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Jihene Nouairi: FSS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Marwa Sakka: FLSHS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Melek Rebai: ISIMS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Mohamed Malek Khenissi: FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Mohamed Bassem Abdelhedi: ISIMS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Mohamed Sahbi Moalla: ISET, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Najwa Khlifi: FSS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Nizar Troudi: FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Noureddine Oulad Naoui: University Ammar Telidj-Laghouat, Algeria
Oula Amrouni: INSTM, Tunis, Tunisia
Zied Marzouki: LGEET, University of Sfax, Tunisia

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