Keynote speaker Dr. Dinesh Shetty

Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Dinesh Shetty has been an assistant professor of chemistry at Khalifa University, UAE, since 2019. He is a trained chemist with working experience in multidisciplinary research areas, including material science, porous materials, supramolecular chemistry, water purification, catalysis, and membrane science, for the last 14 years. He authors over 50 peer-reviewed journal papers with an h-index of 23 and 5 patents. He received the Young Investigator Award from both the Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine and the Korean Cancer Research Foundation. In addition, he is the recipient of the US National Academy of Science Arab-American Frontiers seed grant. His group research is focused on developing multifunctional porous polymers/frameworks and hybrid materials for various applications, including water purification, renewable energy, and catalysis. In his free time, he writes poems and newspaper column articles and podcasts his thoughts.