Dr. Dae Joon Kang is a Professor in Sungkyunkwan University, Korea. He obtained his Ph.D. (Condensed Matter Physics) from University of Cambridge, UK in 1999. He completed his M.S. (Materials Science and Engineering) from University of Florida, USA, in 1991. He has been awarded with various Honors and Awards: Innovative Research Award from Nano Korea 2013 International Symposium, Marquis Who′s Who in Asia 2012, The Best Paper Award from Natural Science College, SKKU, 2010 and Marquis Who′s Who in the World 2009 and 2014.
Dr. Liang-Yu Chen is an Associate Professor in the School of Material Science and Engineering at Jiangsu University of Science and Technology. He received his PhD degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2016. He has been a visiting professor at Edith Cowan University during 2018. His current research interests focus on the plasma spraying coatings, biomedical titanium alloys, and corrosion science of metallic materials.
Dr. Helmut Coelfen is a Full Professor of Physical Chemistry at University Konstanz, Germany. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry at Gerhard Mercator University Duisburg, Germany. He has 293 Publications at 8/2016, H-Index 64, > 17200 total citations and 29 cover pages. Invited book (ca. 300 pages) â€œMesocrystals and Non Classical Crystallizationâ€œ published by John Wiley & Sons 6/08. Co-Author: Markus Antonietti.
Prof. Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Science from the University of Louvain (Belgium) and also in Chemistry from the Complutense University, Madrid (Spain). Currently is Researcher Professor and Head of the Nanostructured Hybrid, Biohybrid & Porous Materials Group at the Materials Science Institute of Madrid, belonging to the National Research Council of Spain (CSIC).
He has published more than 250 scientific publications and is inventor of about 30 patents.
Prof. Ruiz-Hitzky is currently Associate Editor of Current Nanoscience and the Editor-in-Chief of Recent Patents in Nanotechnology journals, both published by Bentham.
Prof. Song Yang is Professor and Director of Center for R&D of Fine Chemicals, Guizhou University, China. He obtained his Ph.D. from Guizhou University in 2005, and accepted a post-doctoral position in the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA. His research interests include biomass conversion, biodiesel, discovery of new agrochemicals, and functional nanomaterials. Prof. Yang has authored/co-authored over 30 patents and more than 250 scientiï¬c papers in international journals (H-index: 43). He has been awarded with various honors and awards, such as China National â€˜Ten-Thousand-Talent Planâ€™ (2016), China National Young Scientific Innovation Talents (2014), China Distinguished Professor of Cheung Kong Scholars Program (2013), and China National S&T Award for Young Scientists (2013).
Fan Zhang received his PhD in 2008 from Fudan University followed by more than 2 years postdoctoral experience (2008-2010) from the prestigious, world leading laboratories in University of California at Santa Barbara (Galen. D. Stuckyâ€™s group) before joining as an associate professor in the Chemistry Department of Fudan University in 2010. He became a full professor in Fudan University since 2013. Prof. Zhang has authored a number of book chapters, patents and more than 80 peer-reviewed research papers in international journals with the high impact factors with 4200 citations and authored 2 English books.
Dr. Hiraku Onishi is an Associate Professor at Hoshi University, Japan. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Hoshi University, Japan in 1989. He completed his M.S. from the University of Tokyo in 1982. He has published 112 original articles, 12 review articles, 10 books and 5 patents.
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and received his Ph.D.there in 2000. After working at Kyoto University in 2000â€“01, the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in 2002â€“03, the National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS, Japan) in 2003â€“04, the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST, Japan) in 2004â€“08, and the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2008â€“09, he joined as a full professor of the Eco-materials and Renewable Energy Research Center (ERERC), School of Physics, National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Nanjing University, China. His research currently focuses on the design and fabrication of solar-light driven clean energy materials for photocatalysis and flexible solar cells. Prof. Zhou has authored more than 100 publications, including 15 reviews and 3 edited books.
Dr. Eliana B. Souto is an Assistant Professor with Habilitation degree in Pharmaceutical Technology at the Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Coimbra (UC, Portugal). Dr. Souto graduated in pharmaceutical sciences in 2000 from the same university. In 2002, she obtained a post-graduated master's degree in Pharmaceutical Technology from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Portugal. In 2005, she was awarded with the doctoral degree in Pharmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics and Nanotechnology from the Institute of Pharmacy, Free University of Berlin (Germany) and in 2012 received the Habilitation Degree from Fernando Pessoa University, in Porto. Since 2004, Dr. Souto has published more than 150 papers in scientific journals with international referee, edited 4 books and contributed with more than 40 book chapters. The scientific production also includes more than 60 Conference Proceedings and 120 Abstracts presented in international conferences.
Dr. Ahsanulhaq obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) from the Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, South Korea. He also completed two years post-doctoral fellowship from Toyama University, Japan. Currently, Dr. Ahsanulhaq is an Associate Professor in Center of excellence in nanotechnology (CENT), and Chemistry department in King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He has published more than 60 papers in reputed international journals. Dr. Ahsanulhaq is also editor of Metal chalcogenide nanostructures for renewable energy applications (Wiley) Dr. Ahsanulhaq is currently editorial board member (EBM) for ISI journals including Nature Scientific Reports (NPG), Materials Research Bulletin (Elsevier), Sensor Letters (American Scientific Publishers).
Dr. Yuehe Lin is a professor in School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University (WSU). He also holds a joint appointment at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), conducts research in nanotechnology, particularly development of small-scale devices, materials and analytical systems for biomedical diagnosis, drug delivery and energy and environmental applications. He has more than 400 publications with a total citation about 33,000. He was listed in Thomson Reutersâ€™s highly-cited researchers in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Dr. Lin has over 10 patents. Half of the patents have been licensed to industrial partners for commercialization. He is a fellow of AAAS, Royal Society of Chemistry, and American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.
Dr. Zhixiong Li received his Ph.D. degree in Transportation Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology, China in 2013. Currently he is the international joint co-director of MJU-BNUT Department- Joint Research Center on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Marine Platforms at the Engineering Research Center of Fujian University for Marine Intelligent Ship Equipment, Minjiang University, China; and he is also with School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia. His research interests include Nanofluid and Computation, Modelling of Complex Dynamic Systems using Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Manufacturing, and Dynamic System Optimization.
Anca Mazare received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Politechnica University of Bucharest, Romania, in 2012, under the supervision of Prof. Demetrescu. She joined the group of Prof. Schmuki at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, in 2012 as a postdoctoral fellow, where she has been working on synthesis and modification of semiconductor nanomaterials for biomedical and energy-related applications. Research interests also include novel fabrication methods for oxides and nitrides, nanostructuring of metals and various alloys either in bulk or thin films, detailed structural characterization of films and interfaces such as morphology, chemical structure and composition, elemental distribution, corrosion stability, stability over time, etc.
Dr Qasem Al-Mdallal is currently a Professor of Mathematics at UAE University. He earned his Doctorate in Applied Mathematics from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johnâ€™s, Canada (2004). Later, he stayed at Memorial as a Postdoctoral fellow (2004-2005). In 2005, he joined the Department of Mathematical Sciences at UAE University. His research is an interdisciplinary blend of computational fluid dynamics and Numerical analysis. He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of several journals.
Prof. Likun Pan received his B.S., M.E., PhD from Fudan University (1997), Chinese Academy of Sciences (2001), and Nanyang Technological University (2005), respectively. Currently, he works as a Professor at School of Physics and Electronic Science, East China Normal University. His research is focused on Nanomaterials for Energy and Environment. Prof. Pan is a Highly Cited Researcher (Clarivate Analytics) in 2021, and the Most Cited Chinese Researchers (Elsevier), 2021. He has authored over 360 journal publications indexed by SCI with more than 22000 total citations and his H-index is 82. Dr. Pan has served as editorial board member in several SCI journals.
Dr. Giovanni Benelli is a Research Entomologist and Academic Editor at the University of Pisa, and Affiliate Researcher at The BioRobotics Institute, Santâ€™Anna School of Advanced Studies (Pisa, Italy). Giovanniâ€™s research is focused on the development of novel control tools in the fight against arthropod pests, including nano-formulated pesticides. He is cooperating with more than 80 research projects worldwide and has published more than 200 studies on top- ranked international journals with impact factor. He received a number of national and international prizes and grants, including IOBC Grants, AISSA Prize, UNASA Prize, Marco Osella Prize and Antico Fattore Prize.
Dr. HacÃ¨ne Boukari is an Associate Professor in Delaware State University, USA. He obtained his Doctorate degree (PhD) in Chemical Physics from University of Maryland, USA. He completed his M.Sc. in Chemical Physics from the same University in 1986. He is serving as a reviewer in peer-reviewed journals like BIBM-IEEE, Journal Biomedical Optics, Physical Review Letters, Biophysical J., Current Nanoscience. He is also a member of Delaware Task Force for Chronic Diseases and Associate Director of Associate Director of Delaware Space Grant Consortium funded by NASA.
Dr. Thierry Burnouf is a Director and Professor inTaipei Medical University, Taiwan. He is a Visiting Professor in Sorbonne Paris CitÃ© University, France and Consultant/Expert to the World Health Organization on blood product safety, plasma for fractionation, contract fractionation programs, animal-derived antisera, improving access to safe blood products to developing countries through transfers of technology. He is also a member of International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT); American Association of Blood Banks (AABB); International Alliance for Biological Standardization (IABS), International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). He has more than 200 publications in scientific journals and his field of specialty includes Regenerative medicine; blood-cell derived microvesicles/nanoparticles; Platelet growth factors for cell therapy; Processing of blood for therapeutic applications; protein purification; viral inactivation and removal; platelet lysates.
Dr. Costas Demetzos serves as Director of the Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology and as President of the Hellenic Pharmaceutical Society. His research interest is on Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology Physical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Compounding and Regulatory Aspects. He has published more than 220 research papers, two monographs, co-authored one book and edited three books. He has also been awarded in Pharmaceutical congresses. The innovation of his research has led to awards of international and national patents. He participates as a member of Organizing Committees and as president of International and European scientific Conferences. He was also an elected member of the ExCo of EUFEPS.
Dr. Bin Ding received his PhD degree from Keio University in Japan. Currently, he is the Professor and Vice Dean of College of Textiles at Donghua University, China. Dr. Ding has authored 160 SCI papers published on journals such as Nat. Commun.ã€Adv. Mater.ã€ACS Nanoã€Prog. Mater. Sci. etc., and held over 40 approved patents. He received honors include the Distinguished Achievement Award of The Fiber Society (USA), Excellent Young Scientist Foundation of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), New Century Excellent Talent of Chinese Ministry of Education, etc.
Dr. Nelson DurÃ¡n is a Professor of Chemistry at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP (Brazil). He received his PhD at University of Porto Rico (USA) working on photolysis and thermolysis of 1,2-dioxolanes (1972). He is an Associate Professor at the Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile (1973-1975) and carried out Visiting Professorship at Universidade de SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil (1975), investigating enzymatic generation of excited states intermediates. In 1978, he joined the Chemistry Institute of UNICAMP (Brazil) working in Biological Chemistry and Biotechnology. His present research interests are nanobiotechnology in cosmetics and in pharmaceuticals, besides metallic nanoparticles as antibiotics and anticancer carriers, and in carbon and silica Nano carriers. He is the Coordinator of the Brazilian Nano toxicology Network; Member of INOMAT (MCTI/CNPQ) and Vice Coordinator of NanoBioss (MCTI) and member of Brazilian-NanoReg (European Community) in vivo Nano toxicology.
Dr. Zhuangjun Fan received his Ph.D. in 2003 at the Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He became full professor at the College of Material Science and Chemical Engineering in 2006, and now he is the director of the Institute of Advanced Carbon Based Materials at Harbin Engineering University. His research interests focus on the design and controlled synthesis of carbon nanomaterial such as carbon nanotubes and graphene, and their application in energy- related areas such as super capacitors, Li ion batteries and full cells.
Dr. Jia-You Fang is a Professor in the Graduate Institute of Natural Products at Chang Gung University in Taiwan. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate Institute of Health Industrial Technology, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology and Department of Anesthesiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. Over the past 25 years, he and his team have made outstanding contributions to the understanding of drug delivery, pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, nanomedicine, and cosmetology. His contributions add up to 228 peer-review articles, more than 5064 citations and H index of 39 (Scopus).
Prof. Te-Hua Fang is a pioneer in molecular dynamics and nanotechnology. His current research interests include nanomaterials, sensors, and molecular dynamics, with over 300 journal publications. Dr. Fang is a Fellow of the Taiwanese Institution of Knowledge Innovation. He is the Chair Professor of National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (KUAS), Taiwan. He was the recipient of the Young Research Awards of Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan in 2007, and the Outstanding Research Award of Ministry of Science and Technology, in 2010, the Excellent Research Professor Award of the CSME in recognition of his outstanding research work in the area of nanotechnology in 2013, and the Outstanding Young Scientists Award of Mechanics Society 2013.
Dr. Xiaosheng Fang is currently professor at Fudan University, China. After completing his Ph.D. degree at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006, he worked at the National Institute for Materials Science, Japan as a JSPS postdoctoral fellow, and then as an International Center for Young Scientists researcher. His research focuses on inorganic semiconductor nanostructure-based photo detectors. He has published more than 135 papers in international journals. The journal publications have already generated over 10000 citations, and h-index is 58.
Dr. Fritzsche obtained his PhD from the Georg-August-University in Goettingen, Germany, for working on AFM of chromatin at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry. After a postdoc at Iowa State University he started at the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) Jena, Germany, where he is now heading the Department of Nanobiophotonics. He has published more than 120 peer-reviewed paper, edited/co-authored several books and two monographs. His research interest is focued on molecular plasmonics, combining localized surface plasmon resonace effects with molecules such as DNA both for biosensing application as well as nanooptics.
Dr. Ran Hao is currently working as a Professor in the College of Optical & Electronic Technology, China Jiliang University (Hangzhou, China). He received his Ph.D. degree from UniversitÃ© Paris-Sud XI (France) in 2010, and his second Ph.D. degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China) in 2011. His research interests include the basic research of optical devices based on two-dimensional materials and a silicon-based micro/nano optoelectronic system. Dr. Hao has authored/co-authored over 80 scientific publications in international journals and conference papers. Among other accolades, he was honored with the â€Qiushiâ€ Young Scholars award of Zhejiang University in 2011, the Distribute Young Scholar award of Zhejiang province in 2014, the Young Scientist Award of the International Radio Union in 2014, and the Young Scientist award from International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks in 2016.
Dr. J.T.M. (Jeff) de Hosson is a Professor of Applied Physics in the University of Groningen. He was appointed by the Crown (Her Majesty Queen Juliana of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Decree KB 101, October 6th 1977). He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Groningen in 1976. He completed his Masters from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, in 1973. His research interests are in nanostructured materials, transmission and scanning electron microscopy, laser additive manufacturing, heterogeneous and homogeneous interfaces, thin and thick protective coatings, dislcoations, dynamical properties of defects in condensed matter physics. He has a number of awards to his credit. He has supervised more than 80 PhD theses and more than 600 BaSc/MSc Theses. He has been involved in 739 research articles and 39 chapters.
Dr. Mazhar is currently serving as Associate Professor in department of chemical Engineering, Dhofar University, Oman. He completed PhD from Kyungpook Nationals university in chemical engineering. He worked in same institute as post doctorate fellow and contract professor for two years. He joined Dhofar University as assistant professor in 2015. His research areas include nanomaterials, biopolymers, biofuels and nano-biopolymer composites development for environmental and medical applications. He has published more than 100 Journal papers and international conferences. Besides he has filed several international patents and contributed chapters to few books of international publishers.
Dr. Ji received his Ph.D. in condensed matter physics from Nanjing University in 2003.In 2007, he began working as a postdoctoral associate at Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Nanjing University. From June 2008 to July 2008, he worked as a Senior Visiting Scholar at Universite de Reims, France. He is currently a full professor at College of Materials Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He has published more than 100 scientific publications. His research interests include microwave absorption materials, magnetic materials, and the controlled synthesis, characterization and application of nanomaterials.
Dr. Qing Jiang is the Chueng Kong Scholar Professor of the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jilin University and Director of the Key Laboratory of Automobile Materials, Ministry of Education, China. He received his BSc and MSc in Materials Science from Jilin University of Technology in 1982 and 1984, respectively, and PhD in Chemistry from University of Stuttgart, Germany in 1990. Later, he has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow or a visiting professor at Berlin University of Technology, University of California, Irvine, USA, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, and Tohuku University, Sendai, Japan.
Dr. Qing Jiang is a Fellow of The Institute of Physics (U.K.) and an Academician of Asia Pacific Academy of Materials, who has published more than 490 scientific articles with H-index=52 (Web of Science), and an inventor of 8 issued Chinese patents. His research interests focus on thermodynamics/kinetics of materials.
Dr. Mohsen Sheikholeslami works in the Department of Mechanical Engineering , Babol Noshirvani University if technology, Iran. His research interests are CFD, Mesoscopic modeling of fluid, Nonlinear Science, Nanofluid, Magnetohydrodynamic, Ferrohydrodynamic and Electrohydrodynamic. He has written several papers and books in various filed of mechanical engineering. According to the reports of Thomson Reuters, he has been selected as a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher (Top 1%) in 2016. He is also the first author of the books " Applications of Nanofluid for Heat Transfer Enhancement" and "External Magnetic Field Effects on Hydrothermal Treatment of Nanofluid" which are published in ELSEVIER.
Dr. L. John Kennedy is the Associate Professor and Division Chair in the Physics Division, School of Advanced Sciences, VIT University Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He obtained his M.Sc and M.Phil degree in Physics at Loyola college Chennai. He obtained his doctoral degree in the interdisciplinary area of Physics - Environmental Technology from CSIR - Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI). He has published 168 research publications in scopus indexed international journals and has 9 patents. He is also the periodic reviewer of several international journals. His areas of research are in the fields of nanomaterials for Energy and Environment.
Dr. Kumar is a Senior Scientist at National Physical laboratory, Delhi, India. Dr. Kumar is gold medalist in his Bachelorâ€™s (college) and Masterâ€™s degrees (University), and obtained his Ph.D in physics from T. M. Bhagalpur University/ IIT Kharagpur, India. He worked at various prestigious institutions, such as Department of Metals & Materials Engineering at IIT Kharagpur, University of Puerto Rico, USA, University of Cambridge, UK, Virginia Tech, Dept. of Pure and Applied Physics, Central University, Bilaspur (India). His area of specialization is fabrication and characterization of Nanostructured Ferroelectrics, Nanoelectronics, Superlattices, Spintronics, Relaxors, Multiferroics, High-k dielectrics, High energy density capacitors, etc.. He is actively involved in development of the non-volatile random access memory elements and devices, magnetic field sensors, high power delivery system, photovoltaic devices for the green energy. He has published around 200 research publications in high impact factor journals i.e. Energy & Environments (RSC), Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, Phy. Rev. B, Appl. Phy. Lett., Journal of Applied Physics, JACerS, etc.
Dr. P. Senthil Kumar working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India. He has 14 years of teaching and research experience and 1 year of industrial experience. His authorâ€™s h-index of 40 along with the Google citations of 5948+. Under his guidance, 10 Ph.D. Scholars have completed and 08 Ph.D. scholars are currently doing their active research in the area of Waste Water Treatment, Environmental Nanobiotechnology and Alternative Fuels. He published more than 220 research papers in highly reputed International Journals and 100 research papers in National/International Conferences. He also published more than 100 book chapters, publishers: Elsevier, Springer, CRC Press, etc.
Dr. Lang is a professor in College of Materials Science and Engineering, Jilin University, China. He obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Materials Science from Jilin University. Currently his research interest includes thermodynamics of phase transition, development of porous metals and their composites for advanced applications. He has published more than 50 scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals, and is invited to contribute two book chapters. He also holds two issued Chinese patents.
Prof. Dr. Eng. Thibault Lemaireis a full professor in Biomechanics in the UniversitÃ© Paris Est, France, where he serves as the head of the Biomechanics section of the Multiscale Modelling and Simulation Laboratory ( MSME CNRS 8208). He received his Engineering Degree (2001), his Master's Degree (2001) and his Ph.D. degree (2004) in mechanics and energetics from the National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine, Nancy, France. He obtained his Professorial Thesis in Biomechanics in 2012 in the UniversitÃ© Paris Est, France.His research activities deal with mechanomics which aims at understanding the interactions between biochemo-physico-mechanical processes occurring at the nanoscale.
Dr. Li obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry from Nanjing University. Then, he did postdoctoral in the Biochem. Dept from the same University. He worked as a visiting scholar in Munich University, Tohoku University, and Harvard University. From 2001, he is a full professor at Nanjing University, and from 2006, he is also a professor in Shanghai University. He has published more than 260 scientific publications and dedicated several books and book chapters.
Dr. Haibo Liâ€™s main research contributions are in the fields of low dimensional nanomaterials synthesis, including carbon nanotubes, graphene and metal oxide nano-composites, and their application to solve â€œsustainable nanotechnologyâ€ problems. His contribution in developing novel carbon electrode materials in capacitive deionization process has achieved greatly improved electrode efficiency and is received recognition internationally. His recent research work also involves on developing novel materials and devices for lithium ions batteries. He has published 1 invited book chapters and around 80 peer reviewed articles. Besides, he is the main inventor of 15 china patents and 1 American patent.
Yue Li, a full professor in Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
He received his PhD in Condensed Matter Physics at Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese
Academy of Sciences in 2005. He worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow or Visiting Scientist in Korea
Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), National Institute of Advanced Industrial
Science and Technology (AIST), Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, respectively
after he got his PhD degree. His research interests mainly focus on the fabrications,
applications and sensors of metal micro/nano-structured arrays. He has published more than 100
papers in international journals including
Professor Liew is a Chair Professor at City University of Hong Kong. Prior to this, Professor Liew is a tenured Professor at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and the Founding Director of Nanyang Center for Supercomputing and Visualization. His research interests encompass computational mechanics, materials modeling, nanotechnology, plates and shells, engineering optimization and fire simulation. Over his academic career, he has published over 750 SCI journal articles. Professor Liew is listed by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) as a Highly Cited Researcher in engineering. His publications have been cited over twenty-three thousand times and his current H-index is 77. To date, Professor Liew has attracted over US$40 million research and development funds from government funding agencies, industries and higher learning institutions. He has supervised over 60 PhD students and supervised over 70 Post-doctoral fellows. His students are well received by industries and many of them have become faculty members of universities worldwide.
Prof. Lin obtained a Ph.D. in Electro-Optics from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. He is currently the Distinguished Professor and the Chairman of Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics in National Taiwan University, Taiwan.
Prof. Lin has a broad research spectrum covering Group IV nanomaterials based photonics, fiber lasers and optical communications, millimeter-wave photonics, and waveguide based all-optical processing. Prof. Lin has authored more than 300 journal papers. He is the Fellow of OSA, SPIE, IET, and IOP.
Dr. Jen Fin Lin is a Chair Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering since 2005. He completed his Ph.D. degree from the Columbia University, New York in 1985. Research achievements include: (1) three times of MST (Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan) Outstanding Research Award; (2) two times of MST Distinguished Researcher; (3) MST Outstanding Distinguished Researcher; (4) honors as ASME Fellow, CSME Fellow and STAM Fellow; (5) 220 papers published in SCI/EI international journals; (6) Editorial Board Member of five International Journals. Research interests include: (1) model establishments and analysis of micro-nano tribology, (2) nanoindentation technologies and theoretical models for the mechanics of thin films; (3) precise power transmission devices; (4) contact mechanics; (5) multi-dimensional fractal theory; (6) signal processing, classification and diagnosis technologies; (7) laser polishing technique; (8) 3D wafer TSV module failure analysis.
Dr. Aihua Liu is Professor and Director of Institute for Biosensing, Qingdao University, China.
He has nearly 25 yearsâ€™ experience in biosensor, bio-templated synthesis of nanostructures and
nano-bio self-assembly. Previously, Dr. Liu served as Professor and the Lead of Laboratory of
Biosensing, Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy & Bioprocess, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr.
Liu holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Physical Chemistry from Tohoku University, Japan. He was a
fellow of Japanese Society for the Promotion of Sciences. During 2006-2010, he conducted his
postdoctoral research in Michigan State University, University of Oklahoma, and University of
Texas at Arlington. Dr. Liu is also the Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports, and the
managing editor to Frontiers in Bioscience. He has authored 2 patents, 4 book chapters and over
60 peer-reviewed papers in leading journals including
Dr Jian Liu obtained his Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science in 2008. Subsequently, he moved to Australia and worked as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at AIBN, the University of Queensland. He started as a Lecturer at Curtin University in 2013 and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2014. Dr Liu has published >125 peer reviewed journal articles with over 6800 citations (H-index of 43). He was honoured with a prestigious UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award and Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship. His current research interests are nanoreactors design, green chemical processes, and the utilization of CO2.
Prof. Yong Liu is the Principal Investigator at Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Jinan University (China). His expertise lies across several fields, including the synthesis and modification of conductive and fluorescent nanomaterials for multifunctional applications such as drug delivery, tissue engineering, biosensors, bioimaging, and energy conversion. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers with total citations over 5000 times (Web of Science). He has received numerous awards and honors for his contributions over the years.
Dr. Zhiping Luo is a Professor in Materials Science and Director of a state-of-the-art electron robe microanalyzer facility at Fayetteville State University, North Carolina, USA. After receiving his Ph.D. in 1994, he conducted post-doc research with Prof. H. Hashimoto, a world-renowned microscopist, at Okayama University of Science, Japan. He also worked at Argonne National Laboratory and Texas A&M University previously. Dr. Luo’s research focuses on the nanomaterials for energy-related applications, with major supports from NSF and DOE. He has published over 238 peer-reviewed articles, and 2 books in electron microscopy. He received DuBose-Crouse Award and Jacquet-Lucas Award from ASM International.
Dr Zhenjun Ma is an Associate Professor at the Sustainable Buildings Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Australia. He is serving as a reviewer for over 50 journals and received Publons Top Reviewers award in Engineering in 2018 and 2019. His research focuses on phase change materials and thermal energy storage systems.
Dr Andreas Markwitz is an international leader in materials Science and Nanotechnology. He has published more than 300 papers in international journals in fields of physics, chemistry and environmental sciences to name the most recent fields of research. In 2015 he started partnership work with indigenous Maori in New Zealand and most recently started work in quantum electronics in 2016. He is a principal scientist at GNS Science, Principal Investigator at the world renowned MacDiarmid Institute and Honorary Professor at Waikato University.
Pierre-Alain Monnard is currently an associate professor in the Institute of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. He obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the ETH Zurich. After working at the University of California Santa Cruz (CA, USA) and Harvard Medical School (MA, USA), he was appointed Technical Staff Member at Los Alamos National Laboratory (NM, USA) in the Division of Earth and Environmental Sciences. He then joined the University of Southern Denmark in 2008. His research is focused on chemical catalysis in complex chemical systems/networks supported by soft matter nanostructures, heterogeneous media and structured surfaces. In particular, he has been involved in the development of various chemical systems and their applications in medicine and synthetic biology (delivery systems and nanoscale bioreactors), as well as in the modeling of cellular precursors, or protocells, to understand the emergence of Life on Earth.
Dr. Eng. Anna Gina Perri is Full Professor of Electronics at Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy, where she has been President of the Board of Professors of Master of Science in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering.
Currently Prof. Perri teaches Fundamental of Electronic Devices and Advanced Electronic Devices.
Her current research activities are in the area of design of nanometric electronic systems and FET on carbon nanotube.
Prof. Perri, Head of the Electron Devices Laboratory, has authored more than 250 journal articles, conference presentations, 2 patents and 22 books. She serves as referee of many international journals and is an Editorial Board Member of Current Nanoscience .
Prof. V Raffa is MSc in Chemical Engineering, Ph.D. in Micro&Nanotechnology and Associate Professor of Molecular Biology in the University of Pisa (IT). Currently, Prof. Raffa is also Affiliate Professor in the Scuola Superiore Santâ€™Anna (IT) and the University of Dundee (UK). She has published 60 scientific publications and is a named inventor of 5 issued U.S/EC patents.
Dr. Mahendra Rai is M.Sc., Ph.D., Professor and Head of the Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati, Maharashtra, India. He has teaching and research experience of more than three decades.
Dr. Rai has published more than 300 research papers in Indian and foreign journals, 38 books and 7seven patents. from reputed publishers like Springer, Elsevier, CRC, Taylor and Francis and Scientific Publisher. He serves as a referee for 20 international journals and is a member of editorial board of ten national and international journals. His present research interests include application of nanobiotechnology in medicine and agriculture. .
Professor Antonio J. Ribeiro is professor of Pharmaceutical Technology at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Coimbra. He received his degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1991 from the University of Lisbon. He then pursued his studies in Pharmacokinetics and Pharmaceutical Technology at the University Paris XI in France. In 1997 he obtained his PhD degree from University Paris V in Pharmaceutical Technology specializing in microencapsulation. He is a specialist on pharmaceutical by training and has been working in the design and testing of biotechnology/biopharmaceuticals delivery systems. Since 2001, he has managed to develop in Coimbra a competitive research group with the aim of oral delivery of insulin. Prof. Ribeiro is the author of more than 100 publications including more than 50 peer review publications, several booksâ€™ chapters and 2 patents which have covered important areas in drug delivery, intestinal uptake of insulin, Diabetes, biopharmaceuticals and nanoparticles.
Dr. Giuseppe De Rosa graduated in 1997 in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology at the University of Napoli Federico II. In 2001, he completed a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Technology with a dissertation with the title â€œDelivery of biotechnological drugs by biodegradable microspheresâ€, with research activity carried out in part at the University Paris-Sud of Chatenay-Malabry (France). From 1999 to 2002, he carried out research activity at the University Paris-Sud of Chatenay-Malabry (France). From 2002, Dr. De Rosa was assistant professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy â€“ University of Naples Federico II. From 2014, Dr. De Rosa is an Associate Professor at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II. In the same year he received the national scientific qualification as full professor.
Dr Oleg Salata did his postgraduate study in semiconductor physics at A.F. Ioffe Institute, Saint Petersburg, Russia, and at Oxford University, UK. While working at Oxford, he pioneered nanomaterials research, established organic electroluminescence laboratory, and later lead an important research on nanomaterials safety. He authored and published over 30 scientific articles and several book chapters. Based on the strengths of his expertise and patents Dr Salata co-founded and directed a successful University spin-out company in the field of electronic displays. Dr Salata has an MBA degree from Warwick Business School, UK, and he is currently advising start-ups on strategy and helping young technology companies to thrive.
Dr. Santos obtained a doctorate (D.Sc.) in Chemical Engineering from the Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland. Currently Dr. Santos is an Adjunct Professor in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He has published more than 150 scientific publications. Dr. Santos serves as Editor and is in the Editorial Board of several international journals.
Prof. Amedea B. Seabra holds a diploma degree in Chemistry from University of SÃ£o Paulo (USP). She finished her Ph.D. at Chemistry Institute, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in 2006. Thereafter, she worked as a Research Fellow at UNICAMP (2006 â€“ 2008), and she took postdoctoral studies at the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, Concordia University in Montreal, Canada (2008 â€“ 2010). She is professor at Federal University of ABC (UFABC). Her present research is focused on the preparation, characterization and evaluation of the cytotoxicity of nitric oxide-releasing polymeric and metallic nanomaterials for biomedical and agricultural applications.
Dr. Shi graduated with Ph.D. of organic chemistry from Institute of Photographic Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1998). He worked as a postdoctoral Fellow in Tsinghua University and Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (Potsdam, Germany). From 2002-2008, he worked as a Research Fellow, Research Associate II, Research Investigator, and Research Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He became a full professor in Donghua University since 2008. Since 2010 he is also appointed as an â€œInvited Chair in Nanotechnologyâ€ at University of Madeira, Portugal. Prof. Shi has authored or coauthored 237 peer-reviewed journal articles and 53 approved patents. His research expertise includes organic/inorganic hybrid nanomaterials for nanomedicinal applications.
Chunwen Sun is a Professor and group leader of Energy Storage Materials and Devices at Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems (BINN), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). His current research interests include energy storage and conversion, e.g., lithium-ion batteries, metal-air batteries, all-solid-state batteries and fuel cells. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed papers with a citation >2600 times, edited 4 book chapters and filed 9 Chinese patents. He received a number of awards, including the Second Prize of Military Progress Prize in Science and Technology Advancement in China (2013).
Dr. Muhammad Bilal Tahir has received his Ph.D. in Physics with a specialization in Energy and Environmental Applications, Material Science and Nanotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Photocatalysis, etc. He is currently working at the Department of Physics at the University of Gujrat, Gujrat. He has published more than 100 papers on the topics of renewable energy, alternative fuels, waste-to-energy, catalytic, enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and resource recovery. He is serving as editor/guest editor in several special issues Current Nanoscience, Current analytical chemistry, Frontiers in Energy Research and numerous others. He has completed many internationally funded research projects. He has been actively involved in community services and consultation with the various international organizations for providing sustainable solutions for energy and waste-related issues.
Prof. Hongzhi Wang obtained his Ph.D in 1998 at Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. From 2000 to 2005, he worked as post-doctor at Micro-space Chemistry Lab., National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan. Since 2005, he is a full professor in Donghua University. His main research topics are devoted to i) Macroscopic-ordered construction of graphene for electrochemical storage and actuators, ii) Inorganic electrochromic nanomaterials, iii) Structural color on fibers.
Dr. Wang obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology from Nanjing University in China. Currently Dr. Wang is a Chair Professor in College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Soochow University. He has published more than 60 scientific publications. His research interest is in green synthesis of nanoparticles with biological functions, including antimicrobial, cytotoxicity and eliciting activities.
Joseph Wang is the SAIC Endowed Chair professor and Chairman of the NanoEngineering Department at University of California, San Diego. He is Director of the Center for Wearable Sensors at UC San Diego and Editor-in-chief of the journal Electroanalysis (Wiley-VCH). Dr. Wang earned a D.Sc. from the Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa) in 1978. Wang has been the most cited Scientist in Engineering in the World since 1991 and first on the ISI Chemistry Citations list (1997-2007). He is the author of over 950 widely cited papers (H Index 106), 10 books and 30 book chapters and has given more than 300 invited presentations at international meetings.
Liqiang Wang is an Associate Professor in the School of Materials Science and Technology at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He got his Ph.D. degree in School of Materials Science and Engineering in Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2009. He has been a visiting professor in department of materials science and engineering in Northwestern University during 2013- 2014. His research focus is on the preparing, processing, and analysis of biomedical titanium alloys and titanium matrix composites. He has published more than 100 peer reviewed papers.
Dr. Thomas J. Webster’s (H index: 70, Google Scholar) degrees are in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh (B.S., 1995) and in biomedical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (M.S., 1997; Ph.D., 2000). Professor Webster was the first to identify that nanostructured materials can increase tissue growth over conventional, Nano-structured materials. He has also provided the reasons by identifying unique surface properties of Nano materials and how that relates to greater tissue formation. In his 15 years of academics, Prof. Webster has supervised over 109 visiting faculty, clinical fellows, post-doctoral students, and thesis completing B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. students. To date, his lab group has generated more than 9 textbooks, 48 book chapters, 306 invited presentations, at least 403 peer-reviewed literature articles (222) and/or conference proceedings (181), at least 567 conference presentations, and 32 provisional or full patents
Dr. Chuanlai Xu, is the director of International Lab of Biointerface & Biodetection, Leader of Innovation Team in Priority Areas Accredited by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Jiangsu Distinguished Professor. He obtained his Ph.D degree in Jiangnan University in 2002 and promoted to a full professor in 2005. He worked as a visiting scholar in University of East Anglia, UK in 2007 and University of Michigan in 2008, respectively. He has published 2 invited book chapters and one book. He was awarded 2nd prizes of Chinese science and technology (2007, 2009 and 2011) and Special Allowance of Chinese State Council (2015). He published more than 300 papers and has been granted over 150 national or international patents.
Dr. Xingtao Xu is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher under supervision of Professor Yusuke Yamauchi. Before this position, he received his Bachelor degree (2012) from Shandong University, and Ph.D. degree (2017) from East China Normal University. His research focuses on the synthesis, characterization and application of nanoporous materials for energy and environmental applications.
Dr. Adrian Yap obtained his doctorate from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He also
has a Masters in Conservative Dentistry from the University of London, a Bachelor of Dental
Surgery and Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy from NUS. Dr. Yap is currently Head and Senior
Consultant at the Department of Dentistry, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He is also an Adjunct
/ Honorary Professor at SIM University Singapore, Universitas Indonesia, University of Malaya
and Hong Kong University. He has authored more than 190 refereed journal articles (H-index of
36), 590 conference/seminar papers, several book chapters and patents. Dr. Yap serves on the
editorial boards of many international publications, including
Prof. Yu was a post-doctoral fellow at the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 2001 to 2004, a visiting scientist from 2005 to 2006 at University of Bristol, a visiting scholar from 2007 to 2008 at University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include semiconductor photocatalysis, photocatalytic hydrogen production, CO2 reduction to hydrocarbon fuels, dye-sensitized solar cells, indoor air purification, adsorption, and hydrothermal synthesis of nanomaterials. He is Thomson Reuters "Hottest Researcher" of 2012. His name is also in the list of 2014, 2015 and 2016 Highly Cited Researchers from Thomson Reuters in Materials Science and Chemistry. He becomes a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2015.
Ying-Jie Zhu is a full Professor at Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He received Master degree and Ph. D. from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 1992 and 1994, respectively. He worked as an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at USTC from 1994 to 1997. From 1997 to 1998 he worked as a Visiting Professor at University of Western Ontario, Canada. From 1998 to 1999 he worked as an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at Fritz-Haber Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany. He then was a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Utah and University of Delaware, USA, from 1999 to 2002. In 2002, he was selected by CAS under the Program for Recruiting Overseas Outstanding Talents (Hundred Talents Program). In 2007, he was selected under the Program of Outstanding Leader of Shanghai Subject Chief Scientist. He has published about 280 peer-reviewed journal papers and three book chapters. His papers have been cited about 8400 times. He is an inventor of 40 granted patents.
Dr. Nilofar Asim obtained her BSc in Applied Chemistry, MSc in Inorganic Chemistry from Tehran University (Iran) and PhD in Materials Science from the National University of Malaysia. She is presently being an Associate professor at solar energy Research Institute, a center of excellence for the research and development in solar energy technology, UKM. She has been involved in the field of materials science for more than 17 years. Her main contributions are in the synthesis of nanomaterials, photocatalysts, inorganic polymers and agriculture waste materials modification for new applications. She has published more than 70 research papers in journals and conferences.
Dr. Daroonparvar as Adjacent Professor of University of Nevada, Reno, and also Director of Research and Development Department of ASB Industries, Inc has more than 11 years of academic and industrial experiences in the field of micro-structural characterization, corrosion and oxidation behavior evaluation of different surface coatings (particularly, plasma, thermal and cold sprayed coatings). Dr. Daroonparvar has published articles in many peer-reviewed journals and has been serving as reviewer and associate editor for several years. Journals such as Corrosion Science, Applied Surface Science, Surface and Coating Technology, Alloys and Compounds, Materials Science and Engineering C, Materials letters, and etc., where he has been recognized as an outstanding contributor as a reviewer.
Ali Dehshahri is currently associate professor of pharmaceutical biotechnology at Shiraz University of Medical Science, Iran. He obtained his PhD at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Iran. In his thesis, he investigated the role of polymer amine content on its efficiency for gene delivery. As a distinguished Ph.D.student, he was awarded a short-term research grant from the Iranian Ministry of Health to pursue his investigation at LMU, Munich, Germany under the supervision of Prof. Ernst Wagner on polymeric nanoparticles for siRNA delivery. Since 2014, Dehshahri is working as an Associate Professor at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.
Dr. Domingo I. Garcia-Gutierrez received his B.S in Physical Engineering from ITESM-Monterrey and his M.S.E. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, both in Materials Science and Engineering, with a portfolio in Nanotechnology, where he worked on the synthesis and characterization of metal and semiconductor nanostructures. As a member of the technical staff in ATDF-SEMATECH he worked on the TEM characterization of beyond CMOS materials and structures. He is currently an associate professor at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, in the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (FIME), where he actively works on the development of optoelectronic devices based on nanostructured materials.
Dr. Meichun Li is currently employed as Research Scientist at the School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University, United States. In 2012, he received his Ph.D. degree in Engineering from Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), South Korea. After graduation, he was appointed as lecturer at the Department of Applied Chemical Engineering, KOREATECH until 2014. He has published ~40 articles and book chapters in refereed journals and books. His h-index is 19, i10-index is 25 and total citation number is ~1000.
Dr. Muhammad Tariq Saeed Chani received his B.Sc. Engineering degree in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering in 2005 from Punjab University, Pakistan. He got his MS degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Ghulam Ishaq Khan (GIK) Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, in 2008. He also received his PhD degree in Materials Engineering from GIK Institute in 2012. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. He has published more than 50 research articles in peer reviewed international journals and conferences.
Prof. Dr. Sher Bahadar Khan did his PhD. from HEJ, Karachi University, Pakistan. After completion of his PhD., he started his post-doctoral career in Nanochemistry and Nanotechnology and continued to work as a post-doctoral research fellow till February 2010 at Yonsei University, South Korea. Currently he is full Professor in the Chemistry Department, King Abdulaziz University and is doing research in Nanochemistry and Nanotechnology. He is the author of 300research articles, twelve books, and six patents with more than 800 impact factor, 5200 citations and 40 h-index.
Dr. Xinjuan Liu received her PhD in 2013 at East China Normal University. Her current research interest is in the development of photoelectric materials for photocatalysis, including Photocatalytic hydrogen production, photocatalytic reduction of metal ion and CO 2 . He has published over 120 SCI-cited papers with more than 3000 citations (h index of 32).
Dr. Wojciech Jerzy StÄ™pniowski obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science, Nanotechnology Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland in 2014. He has over 10-years of experience in fabrication, characterization and application of nanostructured anodic oxides, especially nanoporous anodic aluminum oxide. Currently, he is a senior researcher at Faculty of Chemistry and Advanced Technology, Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland. Dr. StÄ™pniowski publications include 3 book chapters and 36 papers with overall 402 citations (Scopus).
Prof. Gomaa A.M. Ali is an Assistant Professor at the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Al-Azhar University, Assiut, Egypt. He has 13 years of working experience in the research area of Materials Science, Nanocomposites, Humidity Sensing, Graphene, Supercapacitors, Water Treatment, and Drug Delivery. His research Interests lie in the field of Materials Science, Nanoparticles, Graphene, Supercapacitors and Water Treatment. He was awarded his Ph.D. in Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy Storage from UMP, Malaysia. He is the recipient of some national and international prizes and awards, such as TWAS-AREP (2018), Gold Medals (Archimedes, Russia, 2014), Green Technology Award (CITREX, Malaysia, 2015), Gold Medals (British Invention Show, UK, 2015). Prof. Gomaa A.M. Ali has published over 90 journal articles and 6 book chapters on a broad range of cross‐disciplinary research fields, including advanced multifunctional materials, nanotechnology, supercapacitor, water treatment, humidity sensing biosensing, corrosion, drug delivery, and materials for energy applications. He has served as both a Senior Editor and board member of many international journals and a reviewer for more than 45 WoS journals.
Dr. Patrizia Bocchetta received Chemical Engineering Degree from University of Palermo in the year 1999 and the PhD in 2003 from Politecnico of Milano. In 2012, she became an Assistant Professor of Applied Electrochemistry at the Engineering Faculty of the University of Salento. Her main research interests focuses on (i) electrocatalytic materials for oxygen reduction reaction; (ii) novel proton exchange membranes for H 2 /O 2 fuel cells; (iii) porous anodic alumina; (iv) in-situ spectroelectrochemistry; (v) synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials; (vi) conductive and bio-compatible polymers; (vii) zn-air batteries; (viii) chitosan-based materials for energy conversion and sensors.
Prof. Yu Duan obtained his Ph.D. degree (in 2001) in microelectronics and solid-state electronics from Jilin University, China. Prof. Duan is currently employed as Professor, in the College of Electronic Science & Engineering, at Jilin University. His research interests mainly lie in the subject areas / fields of organic semiconductors and optoelectronics. Other research areas include printing nanoparticle, AgNW, and graphene. Prof. Duan, as an author/co-author, has published more than 100 articles in various journals of international repute, and his documents have received total citations of over 1,160.
Dr. Ning Han is now doing research at the Department of Materials Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Physical Chemistry from Shandong University of Technology, China. After that, he worked as a research engineer in Curtin University, Australia. He then moved to KU Leuven to pursue his PhD degree. His current research mainly lies in design and characterization of oxide-based materials with the application focus on electrocatalysis, environmental catalysis, and energy storage. He has authored and co-authored over 40 scientific papers published in international journals, and 5 granted patents.
Dr. Hui is a Team Leader & Research Council Officer at the Energy, Mining and Environment National Research Council Canada. His research interests include Inorganic materials for fuel cells, batteries, and energy conversions; Functional ceramic oxides; Mixed ionic and electronic conductors (MIEC); Photo/Electrocatalysts; H2 production; CO2 reduction; Chemical and electrochemical sensors. Dr. Hui has published over 88 manuscripts in various reputed international journals and has over 4747 total citations.
Dr. Natalia V. Kamanina is the Head of the Laboratory for Photo Physics of Media with Nano Objects at Vavilov State Optical Institute and is also currently working as a Professor of the St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University â€œLETI.â€ She has an interest in the areas of investigations on inorganic soft materials of the UV and IR range, coatings, organic conjugated materials, liquid crystals, laser-matter interaction, nanotechnology, fullerenes, and biological objects. She has an experience in nanoparticles doping process of organics, in recording of amplitude-phase thin gratings in thin films as well as in developing of liquid crystal (LC) cells and spatial light modulators; she has an experience in optical limiting effect of laser radiation over visible and infrared spectral ranges, in medical applications of LC structures to orient human blood cell also. She has published more than 200 scientific papers, 5 books and 7 handbooks for the students. In parallel to her scientific activity, she has been lecturing since 2001.
Dr. Brajesh Kumar is currently working as an Assistant Professor and Head in the Post Graduate Department of Chemistry, TATA College, Chaibasa, India. He received a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Delhi, India. His research interest is in the development of sustainable and eco-friendly techniques for: (a) nanoparticles synthesis and their applications for environmental remediation,(b) active films of organic solar cells, (c) nanomedicine, (d) sensors, (e) natural product extraction, purification and analysis,(f) natural polymers, (g) peptide chemistry, (h) microwave and ultrasound assisted organic synthesis, and (i) organic synthesis. Dr. Brajesh Kumar has been credited for different national and international fellowships and he has also worked as a faculty member in various universities of India, Ecuador, and South Korea. He has also published numerous SCI/ SCIE/ Scopus research articles (h index = 20, Citations 1194) and also an active reviewer of more than 50 Journals.
Dr. Rekha Rao completed her PhD from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India in 2011. Currently, she is working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Haryana. She has supervised several M.Pharm. and PhD Research Projects and has authored many scientific papers in internationally renowned journals.
Dr. Liqiang Wang is an associate professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He got his BS and MS degrees both from Xiâ€™an University of Architecture and Technology in materials science in 2006. Then he became a graduate student in department of materials science and engineering in Shanghai JiaoTong University, where he got his Ph.D. in 2009. His research focus is towards preparing, processing and analyzing of biomedical titanium alloys and titanium matrix composites. He has been a member of many national and international committees and associations. To-date, he has contributed more than 70 journal, book and conference publications, including 10 plenary, keynote and invited talks, 5 book chapters.
Hongjing Wu is an associate professor of Materials Physics and Chemistry at the School of Science of Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), Xiâ€™an, China. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees at Applied Chemistry and Chemistry of China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) in 2007 and 2010. He earned his Ph.D. degree at Materials Physics and Chemistry, NPU, in 2014. During 2012 and 2013, he worked as a visiting scholar at Institute of Nanostructured Materials, Italian National Research Council (CNR-ISMN), supported by China Scholarship Council. In 2014, he was appointed as an associate professor at School of Science of NPU. His current research activities center on design, characterization and application of nano-oxide based materials with the focus on environmental catalysis, Li-ion battery energy storage, and electromagnetic wave absorbing properties of nano-oxide based materials. He authored and co-authored 85 scientific papers published on ISI journals in the field of materials science and energy. Publications were cited by Google scholar for more than 2978 times, H-index: 32.
Dr. Xiuhua Zhao is a Research Professor at the Ministry Education Key Laboratory of Forest Plant Ecology, Northeast Forestry University. He did his Ph.D. in Botany from Northeast Forestry University, Harbin city, Heilongjiang in the year 2009. His Research interests are (a) Extraction, separation of and purification of native compounds (b) Nanomedicine (c) Design and evaluation of drug delivery (d) bioavailability or bioaccessibility enhancement of poorly soluble drugs by nanotechnology (e) Biomaterials.