Dr. Yuhua Duan is a Physical Scientist within the Research & Innovation Center at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) of the United States Department of Energy (US DOE). He obtained his BS in Chemistry, an MS in Chemical Physics, and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China, and an MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota. Before he joined in NETL in 2005, he had worked in the fields of condensed matter physics, chemical physics and bioinformatics at several international research groups in China, Brazil, Switzerland, and the United States. His current research areas include the development of sorbents for gas separation technologies and energetic materials for novel batteries, fuel cells, and gas sensors with quantum information, and multi-scale modeling of energy systems. His expertise and interest span both include atomistic scale simulations and multi-scale modeling of materials and processes applied in energy technologies.
MJ Deen is a distinguished University Professor, Senior Canada Research Chair and Director of the Micro- and Nano-Systems Laboratory, McMaster University. He is regarded as a world-leader in nanoelectronics, optoelectronics, nanotechnology and their emerging applications to health and environmental sciences. His research record includes more than 530 peer-reviewed articles, two textboooks on Silicon Photonics and Fiber Optic Communications, and sixteen best paper/poster/presentation awards. Over his career, he has won more than fifty awards and honors and is elected to Fellow status in ten national academies and professional societies including The Royal Society of Canada, IEEE, APS and ECS.
Dr. Yi-Fei PU is a Professor and Doctoral Supervisor with College of Computer Science, Sichuan University, and is elected into the Thousand Talents Program of Sichuan Province China. He focuses on the application of fractional calculus to circuits and systems, signal analysis, image processing, and machine intelligence. He has published with the first author’s identity more than 20 SCI indexed papers in journals such as Int. J. Neural Syst., IEEETIP, IEEE,TNNLS, IEEE TCS-I, IEEE ITJ, IEEE ITSM, etc. His skills and expertise are on digital image processing, mathematical analysis, signal processing, numerical analysis and pattern recognition.
Professor Wenjie Zhang works in the School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering of Shenyang Ligong University in China. He has also worked at the Korea Advance Institute of Science and Technology and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His expertise and interest are photocatalyst synthesis, application, and mechanism in photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants. He is regarded as a world leader in nanomaterials and their applications to environmental sciences. His research record includes more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and nearly 50 patents.
Dr. Yobas received his MSc and PhD degrees both from Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH, USA. Currently, Dr. Yobas is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering as well as in the Division of Biomedical Engineering, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has published more than 100 journal and conference papers and is an inventor of 3 issued US patents.
Dr. Goshtasp Cheraghian is currently a postdoctoral scientist in the Functional Nanomaterials group at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany, and at King's College, London, UK. Dr. Cheraghian's research interests focus on polymer nanocomposites, nanotechnology for energy and environmental applications, and materials characterization. Dr. Cheraghian has published over a number of research papers, book chapters and obtained granted patents.
Professor Tingzhen Ming received his Doctor’s degree in Engineering Thermophysics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2007. From 2003 to 2011, he joined Huazhong University of Science and Technology as an assistant, lecturer, and associate professor. In 2015, he joined the School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Wuhan University of Technology as a professor. His areas of expertise include: sustainable energy and renewable energy; microfluidics and nanofluidics; thermal-fluid science and heat transfer; thermal management and microelectronics cooling. Prof. Ming has published over 150 peer-viewed refereed journal papers and 4 books. Prof. Ming is a subject editor of Journal of Thermal Science, section associate editor of Helyon Enginnering & Energy, and editorial board member of Energy and Built Environment.
Professor Hasan Koruk received his PhD degree in Acoustics and Vibration from Istanbul Technical University, Turkey in 2013. He was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Engineering, MEF University, Turkey in 2014. He conducted research on biomedical ultrasound in the Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, UK between 2014 and 2016. He is currently working as a Professor at MEF University. His research interests lie in the broad areas of acoustics and vibrations, including optical and acoustical characterization of structures and biomedical ultrasound. Professor Koruk published over 35 peer-reviewed journal papers, 14 conference proceedings, 2 patents and 6 book chapters.
Yaghoub Tadi Beni is a professor of Solid Mechanics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Shahrekord University, Iran. Prof. Tadi Beni received his Master and PhD in mechanical engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2004 and 2009, respectively. He is the author or co-author around 90 publications in peer-reviewed journals. His main research interests are: Micro/Nano mechanics; modeling of micro/nano electromechanical systems (M/NEMS); Nonlinear/Nonclassical continuum mechanics; Nonlinear stability of Micro/Nanostructures.
Dr. Baumann is a Professor for Digital Printing and Imaging Technology of the Technische Universität Chemnitz and head of the Department Printed Functionalities of the Fraunhofer ENAS in Chemnitz, Germany. His research interests are future applications of graphic arts technologies in digital manufacturing of Smart Objects. Since his engagement in the graphic arts industry he is involved in the R&D of digital fabrication processes and equipment for the industrialization of printed and large area electronics. The results of his research activities are published in numerous journals, conference papers and patents. Prof. Baumann serves since 2004 on the board of the Organic Electronic Association besides, he also served as Vice President of IS&T and is a fellow of that organization.
Dr Holger Becker is co-founder and CSO of microfluidic ChipShop GmbH. He obtained physics degrees from the University of Western Australia/Perth and the University of Heidelberg. He started to work on miniaturized systems for chemical analysis during his PhD thesis at Heidelberg University, where he obtained his PhD in 1995. From 1995 and 1997, he was a Research Associate at Imperial College. In 1998, he joined Jenoptik Mikrotechnik GmbH. Since then, he founded and led several companies in the field of microsystem technologies in medicine and the life sciences, for which he received various awards, most notably a nomination for the “Deutscher Gründerpreis” in 2004.
Dr. Castracane is Professor (Founding Faculty) and Head of the Nanobioscience Constellation in the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Castracane received his BS degree in Physics from Canisius College (1976) and his Ph.D. in Physics from The Johns Hopkins University (1982). Dr. Castracane has a 35 year record of research and development funding from numerous Federal agencies including NIH, NSF, DOD, DOE, DARPA, and NASA as well as a significant portfolio of State and corporate sponsors. His publication record spans over 150 articles, numerous invited or keynote presentations and 14 patents issued/pending.
Dr. Jiangtao Cheng received his Ph.D. degree in Physics from Purdue University in 2002. He also has a M.S. degree in Computer Science from Purdue University and a B.S. degree in Applied Physics from Peking University. Prior to joining the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech in 2015 as Associate Professor, Dr. Cheng was a research associate at the Pennsylvania State University and a research scientist at Teledyne Scientific Company (formerly Rockwell Science Center). He has served as the principal investigators of several research projects funded by DOE, NASA, DARPA and NSF respectively. He has authored/co‐authored more than 60 papers in journals and proceedings of conferences. Dr. Cheng has won numerous awards in his career including four times of Best Paper Awards in international conferences and 2013 Outstanding Overseas Young Scholar Award from China NSF. Dr. Cheng has extensive experience in renewable energy, optofluidics, thermal-fluid sciences, micro/nano-fluidics, multiphase fluid flow, nano-fabrications and CFD numerical simulation.
De. Cheng received his Ph.D degree from Sichuan University. He has the honour of receiving several scholar ships and awards including China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation Scholarship, National Scholarship Award for Graduate Students of China, Committee of 100 Leadership Scholarship Award of USA. His research interest include micro-nanostructured porous carbon as highly efficient catalysts, Designing graphene, CNT and porous carbon based electrochemically-active, conductive and bioactive nanoarchitectures for neural and cardiac tissue regeneration, biological electrodes, implantable and stretchable Mg-biobattery, Synthetic polymers, supramolecules, nanomaterials and scaffolds for anticoagulant, anti-inflammation, anti-bacterial membranes and composite biomaterials. He has published over 70 papers and has an H-Index 28 and citation 2200.
Dr. Da Chen is currently a professor at China Jiliang University, China. He received his PhD in 2008 from University of Science & Technology of China. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed articles, which have been cited over 3400 times, and is also an inventor of more than 30 issued China patents. He has won a Second Class National Natural Science Award in 2015, and a Third Prize of Natural Science of Zhejiang Province in 2016. His current research interest is mainly focused on the design and synthesis of functional semiconductor nanostructures, as well as their applications for electrochemical sensing, photocatalysis and energy conversion and storage.
Prof. Fu received the PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University in 2009. He is currently a professor in the School of Physics at Peking University. His research focus is on the ion solid interactions, ion beam analysis and modification of materials and plasma facing materials in fusion system.
Prof. Antonio Gloria is a Researcher at the National Research Council of Italy and Professor at different universities. He is a Scientific Advisory Board Member of the Fraunhofer International Joint Laboratory Ideas – University of Naples “Federico II”. He is a Member of the European Society for Biomaterials, the ACS and a Full Member of the ANS. He was awarded and appointed as “Future Leader” in Science and Technology (“Dialogue between Nobel Laureates and Future Leaders,” STS Forum, October 2015, Kyoto, Japan). His main research interests include additive manufacturing, reverse engineering, design, modeling/simulation, biomaterials, tissue engineering, materials science and technology.
Prof. Dr. Hassan S. Hedia, is a Professor of Materials and Solid Mechanics at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah Saudi Arabia. He received his BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt, his MSc in Production Engineering from Mansoura University, Egypt, and his PhD in 1996 in the Mechanical Engineering Dept., Leeds University, UK and Mansoura University, Egypt under the channel system. His field of interest is advanced materials, fracture mechanics, stress analysis optimum design, mechanics of materials and biomechanics. He published at least 75 papers in ISI journal. His h index is 19 according to ResearchGate, 17 according to soups and 18 according to Googol Scholar.
Dr. Azrul Azlan bin Hamzah is currently a Director at the Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics (IMEN). He did BSc (Manufacturing Engineering) from University of California, Berkeley, USA, in 2000. Later, he obtained his PhD (Microelectromechanical Systems) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi in 2008. Dr. Hamzah has numerous honors, awards and publications to his credit.
Dr. S.A. Hussain (M.Sc. 2001 and Ph.D., 2007, Tripura University, India) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, Tripura University. His major fields of interest are thin films and nanoscience. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow of K.U. Leuven, Belgium (2007–2008). He was a visiting scientist of Yamaguchi University, Japan (2013, 2018), Osaka University, Japan (2013, 2018), K. U. Leuven, Belgium (2011) and also visited several other countries for research purpose. He received Jagdish Chandra Bose Award 2008–2009,TSCST, Govt. of Tripura; Young Scientist Research Award by DAE, Govt. of India and DST, Govt. of India. He has undertaken several research projects and already 10 students completed their PhD research work under his guidance. He has published more than 104 research papers in international journals and attended several scientific conferences in India and abroad. He is working as editorial board member of Applied Clay Science (Elsevier), Helyon (Elsevier) and several other journals.
Samson A. Jenekhe holds the Boeing-Martin Endowed Professor of Chemical Engineering and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Washington. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2003), the American Physical Society (2003) and the Royal Society of Chemistry (2015). He was elected member of the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2013. He is the recipient of the 2014 Charles M. A. Stine Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Jenekhe’s research interests are in chemistry, physics, and engineering applications of organic/polymer semiconductors in electronic and optoelectronic devices, materials and devices for solar energy technologies, self-assembly and soft nanotechnology, and polymer science.
Ali Khademhosseini is the Director and CEO of the Terasaki Institute and former Professor at the University of California-Los Angeles, where he held a multi-departmental professorship in Bioengineering, Radiology, Chemical, and Biomolecular Engineering and the Director of Center for Minimally Invasive Therapeutics (C-MIT). From 2005 to 2017, he was a Professor at Harvard Medical School, and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. His studies have been cited over 81,000 times (H index = 146). Khademhosseini is best known for developing hydrogels for tissue engineering and bioprinting. Khademhosseini is a recipient of The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Outstanding Undergraduate mentor award and a recipient of the Presidential Career Award for Scientists and Engineers by President Barack Obama. Every year since 2014, he has been selected by Thomson Reuters as one of the world's most influential minds.
Stylianos-Vasileios Kontomaris received his Ph.D. in the area of Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering and Nanotechnology in 2016 from the National Technical University of Athens (School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Optics & Applied Biophysics Laboratory). He is the author of a significant number of journal papers in a wide range of scientific fields, including, biomedical engineering, nanotechnology, and physics. He has worked as a Lecturer in Greek Fire Service Academy and as a research associate at the Biomedical Simulations and Imaging (BIOSIM) Laboratory of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (N.T.U.A.). Currently, he is a Lecturer in Athens Metropolitan College (A.M.C.).
Dr.V.Ganesh Kumar is a faculty of Chemistry and Scientist in Centre for Ocean Research, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai , India. He has published many research articles in the field of Nanoscience and has handled major research projects related to nanotechnology funded by premier funding agencies of INDIA. He has more than 2000 citations and is presently involved in application of nanomaterials and composites.
Dr. Kin Fong Lei obtained his M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong in 2000 and 2005, respectively. After his post-doctoral training, he joined Chang Gung University, Taiwan in 2010 and currently he is a Professor. Dr. Lei has published over 100 academic papers and was invited to contribute in 8 book/book chapters. He also served as a committee member for the IEEE conferences related to MEMS/microfluidics. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of ASME. His current research interests include bio-microfluidics, paper-based microfluidics, bio-sensing, and impedance cell-based assays.
Dr. T. R. Lenka received the B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the National Institute of Science and Technology, Berhampur in 2000, M.Tech degree in VLSI Design from Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow in 2007 and Ph.D. degree in Microelectronics Engineering from Sambalpur University, Odisha in 2012. He is now working as Assistant Professor in National Institute of Technology Silchar. He was a Visiting Researcher at Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA in 2019 and at Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore in 2018. He received Distinguished Faculty Award by NIT Silchar in 2019. He is also the recipient of Visvesvaraya Young Faculty Research Fellowship (YFRF) Award by MeitY, Govt. of India in 2018. He is a Fellow of IEI, Senior Member of IEEE and associated with EDS, SSCS, CAS and Photonics society. He has guided 10 Ph.D. theses and 18 M.Tech theses under his supervision. He has co-authored around 85 research papers in indexed journals, 9 book chapters and 45 IEEE Conference publications.
Dr. Xianbo Lu is currently a professor at Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He received his Ph.D. in 2007 from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). He worked at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) as a Visiting scholar during 2013-2014. His current research interests focus on environmental analysis and detection technology such as sensors, biosensors and analytical nanomaterials for rapid screening and detection of environmental pollutants and other important targets, environmental mass spectrometry for trace analysis, etc. As a distinguished professor, Dr. Lu has received many awards.
Professor Xiaochun Li is the Raytheon Endowed Chair in Manufacturing Engineering in the Departments of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering & Materials Science and Engineering at UCLA. He currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer for the California Smart Manufacturing Center, DOE Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute. He received his Ph.D. at Stanford University. He is a holder of multiple best paper awards and patents, including five of those licensed by industry. He received National Science Foundation CAREER award, Jiri Tlusty Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from Society of Manufacturing Engineers, and Howard F. Taylor Award from American Foundry Society.
Stefano Mariani is associate Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He has co-authored around 200 scientific publications. His main research interests are: numerical simulations of ductile fracture in metals and quasi-brittle fracture in heterogeneous and functionally graded materials; extended finite element methods; calibration of constitutive models via extended and sigma-point Kalman filters; multi-scale solution methods for dynamic delamination in layered composites; reliability of MEMS subject to shocks and drops; structural health monitoring of composite structures through MEMS sensors.
Dr. S. M. Sohel Murshed received his PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore in 2007. He is a professor at the University of Lisbon, Portugal. He has authored/co-authored 6 books, 20 book-chapters and more than 118 papers in leading international journals and conferences. His current citation counts 3799 (Google Scholar) with h-index of 22. He is a member of ASME and ASTFE. He has been a reviewer for dozens of leading journals, including Nature. He is a management committee member and also a group leader of a European COST action (NANOUPTAKE).
Dr. Josep Samitier Martí, is the Director of the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), Barcelona, Spain. He is full professor of Electronics and Biomedical Engineering in the Engineering Department. (Electronics). He did M.S. and Ph.d in Physics from the University of Barcelona. He is a group leader of the Nanobioengineering Group at IBEC. He is an EIT Health Supervisory Board memberand a coordinator of the Spanish Nanomedicine Platform (NanomedSpain).. Dr. Marti is a president of the Catalan Association of Research Centres (Associació Catalana d'Entitats de Recerca - ACER) and member of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans (IEC). In 2003, he was awarded the City of Barcelona prize in the Technological Innovation category. His main research areas are Organ-on-chip, Biosensors and Microfluidics.
Dr Md Nafiujjaman is currently working as a Research Associate at Biomedical Engineering, Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering, Michigan State University. He received M.Eng and PhD from the Korea National University of Transportation in Chemical Biological Engineering and Green Bioengineering, respectively. Before this, he completed a B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Development Alternative, Dhaka, Bangladesh. His research interest focuses on synthesis, characterization and biological application of nanomaterials including organic, inorganic and polymeric hybrid nanomaterials for imaging-guided cancer therapy. His research objective includes developing biocompatible and biomimetic tools for theranostic using magnetic particle imaging and photoacoustic imaging.
Prof. Omer focused his work on polymer synthesis and characterization, polymer modification, smart polymers, drug delivery system, hydrogels, pharmaceutical polymers, biomedical, agricultural and water treatment applications. He has published more than 75 papers in highly ranked journals- His H-Index is 25. He has joint projects on drug delivery systems and superabsorbent polymeric hydrogels as soil conditioners. He has supervised about 35 M.Sc. and PhD thesis.
Dr. Kola Koteswara Rao is currently an assistant professor of chemistry in the Department of Basic Science & Humanities, GMR Institute of Technology, India. He received his Ph.D. degree in Solid state chemistry from Osmania University, Hyderabad, in 2005. He has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Taiwan from 2005-2010, in the areas of Photo-catalysis, Red phosphors & polymer solar cells. He has published 30 research publications in international journals and obtained one US patent. He is a life member, of Materials Research Society of India (MRSI). His current research interests include – luminescent materials, visible light driven photo-catalysis and nanotechnology.
Dr. Giovanni A. Salvatore received his Master and PhD in Electronics and Science from the Polytechnic of Turin and EPF Lausanne, respectively. His doctoral dissertation on ferroelectric transistors was awarded the 2012 ABB Award. In 2011 he joined the Electronics Laboratory at ETH Zurich to work on thin film flexible transistors, circuits and sensors. Two years later, he joined the Rogers research group at UIUC to work on "biointegrated electronics" which was a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation with an Advanced post-doc mobility fellowship.
Prof. Sorrell obtained his degrees from the University of New South Wales in 1987. For more than 35 years, his research emphasis has been on the processing of ceramics, considering phase equilibria . This work has been funded principally by the Australian Research Council and a range of Australian and international industries. His research activities, documented in >500 publications and 4 patents, have been commensurately broad, including most areas of ceramics except fracture mechanics. His current research is focused on the development of photocatalytic materials for water and air purification, self-cleaning building materials, self-sterilising orthopaedic implants, cancer therapy, self-cleaning contact lenses, and self-cleaning building materials.
Dr. Mikhail Sheremet is currently a Head of the Laboratory on Convective Heat and Mass Transfer and Professor in the Department of Theoretical Mechanics, Tomsk State University, Russia. He received his Ph.D. (Russia, Candidate of Science in Physics and Mathematics) in Fluid Mechanics from Tomsk State University in 2006 and habilitation (Russia, Doctor of Science in Physics and Mathematics) in Fluid Mechanics from Tomsk State University in 2012. His recent research concentrates on fluid flow and heat transfer in nanofluids; heat and mass transfer in porous media; turbulent modes; radiation heat transfer; heat transfer and flow pattern in electronic systems.
Dr. Fang-Chang Tsai is a Full professor. He is responsible for research and teaching at Materials Science and Engineering College. His research focus is on the development and modification of novel nanomaterials for active plastic package materials, organic–inorganic hybrid material, dynamically vulcanized thermoplastic elastomers materials and proton exchange membrane for fuel cell.
Zhuoqing Yang received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in electromechanical engineering from Harbin Engineering University (HEU), Harbin, China, in 2003 and 2005, respectively. He received the Ph. D. degree in microelectronics and solid state electronics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Shanghai, China, in 2010. Then, he stayed in the Research Institute of Micro/Nano Science and Technology at SJTU as an Assistant Professor, and he spent 2011 through 2013 as a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow in National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan. Then he went back to SJTU, where he is currently a Full Professor in the School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering. He is also Resident Researcher at the National Key Laboratory of Science and Technology on Micro/Nano Fabrication, China. He is an IEEE Senior Member.
Dr. Li-Hsien Yeh is currently an associate professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Engineering at National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 2007 and has been awarded the Young Scholar Award from the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers in 2013. His current research interests focus on microfluidics and nanofluidics, nanofluidic power, ionic circuits, nanopore sensing, and colloid and interface science, and he has published three book chapters and more than 70 SCI referred papers on these fields since 2006.
Dr. Ramin Yousefi obtained his Ph.D in solid-state physics from the University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia in 2010. His research during Ph.D was about optical properties of ZnO nanowires and nanobelts. Then, he joined the Islamic Azad University (I.A.U), Iran as Assistant Professor. Dr. Ramin Yousefi is currently an Associate Professor and in addition of metal oxide nanostructures, such as ZnO as gas sensor application, he searches about metal-chalcogenide nanostructures for different applications such as photocatalysis and photovoltaic. Furthermore, he has focused on semiconductor/graphene nanocomposites to improve applications of semiconductors.
Dr. Xiaohong Zhou received her Ph.D. degree from Tsinghua University in 2007. She has been a postdoc, lecturer and associate professor in the School of Environment, Tsinghua University. Dr. Xiaohong Zhou has already published more than 50 international research articles in esteemed international scientific journals with an H-index of 13. She is nominated as Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports (2015-now), Technical Program Committee Member of international conference SENSORDEVICES (2016-now). Dr. Xiaohong Zhou also took part in many research grants in her career. She has several patents to her credit as well as successful products in environmental monitoring (http://www.jq-environ.com).
Dr. Rashad Ahmed is an associate prof. He obtained his PhD from the University of Assiut, Egypt in 2010, together with the University of Paderborn, Germany in nano material sciences; focusing on the growth of colloidal nanomaterials and epitaxial thin films using Molecular beam epitaxy and their applications. Dr. Rashad received his M.D in physics in 2006 from Assiut Univeristy. He is an associate professor at Assiut University, EGYPT. Currently, and university of Tabuk, KSA (since 2013 till now). His research field focuses on the nanomaterilas and nano-metal oxide and their photocatalysis and sensing applications.
Devasier Bennet received his MS. in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University (India) in 2008. He received his Ph.D. BioMedical Engineering (BioNanotechnology), Gachon University, South Korea in 2013. Prior to joining Penn State University in 2017, he was a Postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Texas Tech University. His research topics include biomedical systems development using novel microfluidics, biosensing, and bioimpedance platforms, organ chip models of the muscle and cornea, and applying micro/nano technologies for biological applications. He is author of more than 30 publications in international journals, conferences and book chapters.
Dr. Hossam E. Emam is an assistant professor at the national research centre (NRC) – Egypt, in the field of textile chemistry and technology. He did masters in textile chemistry from Zagazig University, Egypt in 2007. He finished his doctorate in 2012 from Innsbruck university-Austria in the field of materials science/textiles chemistry. First he became assistant researcher at the NRC then a researcher. He worked in the areas of preparation and application of metal nanoparticles/metal organic frameworks, cellulose modification, functionalization of textiles and polysaccharides. He has more than 30 published papers in highly ranked international journals and attended more than 10 international conferences.
Maxime HARNOIS received his Ph.D. degree in 2008 from the University of Rennes (IETR Microelectronics and Microsensors group). He joined CNRS in 2009 in BioMEMS group of the university of Lille (IEMN BioMEMS group). He is currently working at CNRS in Microelectronic and Microsensors group (IETR RENNES). He specialized in additive manufacturing. His interest is focusing on inkjet printing technology and has developed new additive manufacturing concepts, such as Water Transfer Printing for 3D electronics. He is author of more than 40 publications in international journals and conferences.
Sergiusz Łuczak is a holder of MSc Eng, PhD and DSc degrees in fine mechanics and mechatronics from the Faculty of Mechatronics (FM), Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), Poland. He is currently an Associate Professor and the Head of the Division of Design of Precision Devices, FM, WUT. He deals with microsystem technology, mechatronics, precision mechanics, and horology. He is author/co-author of more than 40 scientific publications and 10 technological inventions related to mechatronics, he is also a reviewer of more than 30 journal papers. Dr. Luczak was awarded by the Polish Academy of Sciences, WUT Rectors and the Warsaw Watch Connoisseur Club.
Dr. Hari P. Paudel is a theoretical and computational material scientist in Leidos Inc. Currently he works as a site support contractor at the U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA. With a Ph.D. in semi-classical and quantum information processing in 2014 from the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Dr. Paudel has extensive research experiences on the quantum information sciences, computational material engineering of electronics, atomics and molecular properties; including nano-optical and nano- plasmonics in the noble materials. He has authored more than 30 publications in different highly recognized journals. Dr. Paudel has publications in diverse research fields in condensed matter physics, and chemistry. His research interest includes but not limited to computational understanding of materials’ opto-electronic properties, quantum computation of material chemistry, quantum sensing and nano- plasmonics.
Walid Tawfik Younes Mohamed is a Full Professor in the Department of Laser Applications in Metrology, Photochemistry and Agriculture (LAMPA), NILES, Cairo University.He obtained his Ph.d from Cairo University, Egypt Thesis entitled, 'Study of photonmolecular interaction dynamics using short laser pulses 'ZEKE Spectroscopy'. His research plans are devoted to optics and photonics: linear and nonlinear interactionsof laser light and matter using time-resolved spectroscopy for laser-pulse durations fromnanosecond to few-cycle. The studies include the application of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) used in the field of analytical spectroscopy and plasma characterization, in addition to ultrafast nonlinear phenomena due to propagation of ultrafast pulses in nonlinear medium and how the interactions can be exploited for improved material characterization. The prospective plans aim to reach to second streaking to study transient absorption spectroscopy of ultrafast electron motion. He also published many books and articles across national and international journals.
Dr. Yebing Tian is currently a professor at Shandong University of Technology, China. He received his PhD in 2007 from Dalian University of Technology, China. He worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Ibaraki University, Japan in 2007-2010, a scientist in Machining Technology Group at Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), Singapore in 2010-2017. Professor Tian has authored and co-authored more than 50 publications. He has filed/issued 3 international patents and 14 China patents. His current research interest is mainly focused on precision and ultra-precision machining; micro/nano machining.
Dr. Yong Ren is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. He received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He had worked as a Research Assistant at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Hong Kong. He has a broad range of research interests including microscale fluid dynamics, heat transfer, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling, multiphase flow, microfabrication, biomaterial synthesis, and biomedical applications using droplet microfluidics.