Karl James Jalkanen, FRSC, DTM is a research scientist at the La Verne manufacturing facility of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and an adjunct professor at Azuza Pacific University in Azuza, CA USA. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). He has been a visiting scientist/researcher at Bremen University in Bremen, Germany and Kyushu University in Kyushu, Japan. He has been Guest Editor for 4 issues of Theoretical Chemistry Accounts, and two special issues of CPC. He has published over 80 research papers with an H-index of 30 and over 3000 citations. His areas of expertise are molecular biophysics, quantum nanobiology, biophysical chemistry, biostatistics and applied mathematics.
Dr. Israël-Martyr Mbomekallé is CNRS research scientist since 2007. He received his PhD in electrochemistry from the Université Paris-Sud (Orsay) in 2003. His research interests focus on polyoxometalates, nanomaterials and electrochemistry with relatively two main axes: 1) synthesis and characterization 2) electrochemistry and electro-catalytic applications. He is co-author of more than 77 scientific papers in international journals.
Prof. Vito Capozzi graduated in Physics and now is a full professor of Medical Physics at the University of Foggia (Italy) since 2001. His main research activities have concerned optical and structural properties of semiconductors; optical and morphological properties of nanoaggregates of solid particles; optical and structural properties of biological molecules and biopolymers having interest in biomedical applications. Moreover, his recent research concerns morphological and micro-Raman spectroscopy investigation of biological human cells exposed to chemical agents, microwave radiation and charged particles used in radiotherapy.
Dr. Rubio is Professor of Physical Chemistry and member of the Pluridisciplinary Research Institute at Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). He has served as manager of the Spanish Chemistry Research Program, Vice secretary General of the National Research Plan, and Head of the Physical Chemistry Department of Complutense University. He has authored more than 180 papers and one patent, and has been advisor of over 25 Ph.D. students. He has managed more than 30 research projects funded by national and European agencies, as well as by private companies. Dr. Rubio’s research is focused in Colloidal and Interfacial Science.
Prof. Mingshan Zhu has published more than 90 papers in peer-reviewed journals including 60 papers as a first or corresponding author. His research focused on the synthesis of functional nanomaterials for various photocatalytic and electrocatalytic applications, such as water splitting, removing environmental pollutants, photoelectrocatalytic oxidation of small organic molecules (methanol, ethanol...) etc. Prof. Zhu graduated with doctorate degree from Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science (ICCAS). After that, he was working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto in Canada and as JSPS at Osaka University in Japan. In 2017, he joined Jinan University (Guangzhou) to be a full professor.
Dr. Farahmandjou completed his PhD in physics in 2009. He has been researching in the field of nano synthesis and fabrication since 2006. His main specialty are solid state physics, thin films fabrication and synthesis of the nanomaterials and characterizations specially ceramics, metal oxides and nano-magnetism materials used in the hard disk (FeCo and FePt nanocomposites), synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticles (TiO2, ZnO, Al2O3, CeO2, Fe2O3, Co2O3, V2O5) and the study of optoelectronic and structural properties of solar cells. The characterization of photocatalytic properties of doped nanomaterials are (Fe-doped TiO2, Ce-doped TiO2, Co-doped ZnO, Fe-doped Al2O3, Ce-doped Al2O3 and Ce-doped ZnO).
Dr. Yingjia Zhang is a Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. His research focuses on combustion chemistry, chemical kinetics and laser diagnostics in combustion which has been published in over 50 journal papers in the leading combustion and physical chemistry journals including Combustion and Flame, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, etc. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, International Combustion Institute, China Internal Combustion Engine Society, Chinese Chemical Society and Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics.
Dr. G. Ajithkumar is currently a faculty at the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, USA. He has over 20 years of experience in the area of optical materials research and development. Previously he worked with many leading academic institutions including: Rutgers University of New Jersey, Institute for Laser Science at the University of Electro-Communications in Japan; the Center for Investigations in Optics in Mexico; International School of Photonics at CUSAT, India. He has authored six patents and over 120 research publications, and is on the editorial advisory board two international journals. Dr. Kumar holds B.Sc, MSc and Ph.D. in Physics. He was also the recipient of the SPIE green photonics award in 2012.
He is working as a Director at the Institute of Research & Development, Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar. Formally, he had worked as the Director at Nirma University of Science & Technology and School of Sciences, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad; a professor and Head at Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Technology Engineering, M. S. University of Baroda. Prior to this he had served at various prestigious institutions of the country like NCL, Pune, IIT, Bombay, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, IISc, Bangalore etc. in various capacities. Prof. Agrawal has visited and experienced at the various International Universities of USA, UK, Australia, Spain, Israel and Germany.
Dr. Anni is permanent researcher in the University of Salento, in Lecce (Italy). He has about 20 years of experience in optical spectroscopy of condensed matter, with particular interest for organic semiconductor and inorganic semiconductor nanoparticles. Dr Anni holds a PhD in Physics. In 2000 he has been visiting scientist in Politecnico di Milano in the group of Prof. Guglielmo Lanzani to perform experiments of ultrafast spectroscopy on molecular films. In 2002 he has been guest scientist of the Ludwig Maximillian Universität of Munich (Germany) in the group of Prof. Jochen Feldmann to study the emission properties of single polymeric molecules. In 2006 he created the Photonic Laboratory of the Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica "Ennio De Giorgi". The research activity of the laboratory is focused on the investigation of the optical properties of innovative materials for applications to laser, sensors and solar cells. He is author of more than 100 publications on international journals and co-author of three patents.
Dr. Ali received his B. Sc. and M. Sc. Degrees from Burdwan University and PhD from Jadavpur University, he worked under the supervision of Prof. Pradyot Banerjee at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata in 1991. He has established an experimental chemistry group studying Proton Transfer and Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions of Fischer Carbene Complexes, Molecule based Magnets: 3d, and 3d-4f Complexes with SMM, SCM or SIM behaviour, Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis and Molecular Sensors with special interest towards recognition of small molecules like Nitric Oxide, Thiols etc.
M. G. Buonomenna, born in 1975, obtained her degree in Chemistry from the University of Salerno (Italy) in 1998. She holds a Master’s in Membrane Materials and Operations from Institute on Membrane and Technology (ITM) (former IRMERC)-National Research Council (CNR) and a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemical Engineering and Materials from the University of Calabria. In 2014 she obtained the qualification of Associate Professor in Chemical Fundamentals of Technologies from the Italian Ministry for Instruction, University and Research (MIUR). She has been an invited speaker in numerous international conferences and referee for international Research Agencies as well as journals including Energy & Environmental Science, Chemical Communications, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. M. G. Buonomenna is an author of more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, 100 publications in congress proceedings, 9 chapters of scientific books and editor of 1 book on advanced membrane materials.
Uwe Burghaus is the author of more than 100 scientific publications focusing on experimental surface chemistry. Some keywords describing his work include nanocatalysis, heterogeneous catalysis, molecular beam scattering, adsorption dynamics, kinetics, spectroscopy applied to metal oxides, supported nano metal/oxide clusters, nanotubes, bimetallic systems, nanocarbon, inorganic nanostructures, Monte Carlo simulations, and microkinetics. He was originally educated as a physicist, but moved into the physical chemistry field. In addition to his academic work, he is the owner of a part-time small business (www.LatheCity.com) conducting engineering and scholarly projects.
Dr. Sudip Kumar Batabyal is a Senior Research Scientist at ACIRI, Amrita University, India. Prior to join there, he worked as a Senior Research Scientist at ERI, NTU and NUS in Singapore for more than 8 years. Dr. Sudip received his M.Sc in Physics from Vinoba Bhave University and Ph.D from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), India. His primary research interests are photovoltaics, photoelectrochemical systems and energy storage. His research work has been published (~90 publications) in many high impact factor journals such as Nature Communication, Advanced Materials, ACS Nano and Advanced Energy Materials etc.
Giorgio Contini is a Researcher and Head of the SAMOS Laboratory at the Istituto di Struttura della Materia (ISM), National Research Council (CNR) and Acting Professor at the Physics Department, Tor Vergata University, Roma, Italy. He got a PhD in Materials for Health, Environment and Energy from University Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy and a MSc in Physics from University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy. His research activity focuses on molecular physics and chemical physics of surfaces. The principal aim is to develop organic molecular structures on surfaces that are of particular importance for molecular electronic devices, sensors and catalysis.
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 photodetectors. He has published more than 135 papers in international journals. The journal publications have already generated over 10000 citations.
José R. B. Gomes is a Principal Researcher (Investigador FCT) at the Aveiro Institute of Materials (CICECO), University of Aveiro, Portugal. His interests include computational studies of interactions and reactions of molecules at interfaces, and of structural and spectroscopic properties of molecular systems. Particularly, Dr. Gomes was the recipient of the Vicente de Seabra medal (2010) from the Portuguese Chemical Society (SPQ) for the high-quality, originality and autonomy of his scientific research. He has co-authored more than 170 peer-reviewed scientific articles in international journals, six book chapters, and delivered many talks at conferences. Dr. Gomes is also the coordinator of the Computing and Modelling research line at CICECO.
Dr. Rosalinda Inguanta is an Assistant Professor (tenure track) of B type Applied Physical Chemistry at University of Palermo. She was Recipient of FIAMM 2009 prize for PhD Dissertation in Electrochemistry (awarded by Italian Division of the Società Chimica Italiana). Since 2014, Dr. Inguanta is a qualified Full Professor recognized by an International Examination Board established through the Italian Ministry of Education.
Dr. Guohua Jiang was born in Zhejiang, China, in 1975. He received his M.S. degree in 2003 from Hangzhou Normal University, China and Ph.D degree in 2006 from the Zhejiang University, China. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and University of Michigan, USA from 2006 to 2008. Currently, Dr. Jiang is a full professor in Department of Materials Engineering at Zhejiang Sci Tech University, China. His research focuses on environmental-responsive polymer materials for drug delivery and carbon nanofiber-based composites for catalytic and fuel applications.
Carlo Lamberti completed his Master’s thesis in Physics (1988) and PhD in solid state physics (1993). He is an associate prof. in physical chemistry at the Torino University (Italy) since 2006 and scientific director of the “Smart Materials” center at the Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, (Russia) since 2014. He is the Italian coordinator of the European Master’s in Materials Science MaMASELF since 2007. He is an expert in synchrotron radiation experiments. He has published more than 300 scientific paper, letters and reviews that have obtained more than 15000 (18000) citations, resulting in an h-index of 68 (76) according to ISI WoS (Google Scholar).
Prof. Giuseppe Loglio graduated in 1969 from the University of Florence (Italy) as chemist. Since 1969, he is active in several lines of research related to static and dynamic properties of liquid/fluid interfacial layers. He is co-author of about 170 publications. Essentially, the main scientific interest and expertise consists in the fields of surface thermodynamics and of interfacial rheology (with applications to foams and emulsions in industrial products, natural waters and oceanography). Particular investigations involve transport phenomena at liquid/fluid interfaces, protein-surfactant interactions, nanoparticlesurfactant interactions. He is principal investigator in microgravity missions.
Dr. Demetrio Milea is an Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the CHIBIOFARAM Department of the University of Messina, Italy. His research is mainly focused (but not limited) to the determination of formation thermodynamic parameters in multicomponent aqueous solutions, as well as the evaluation and modeling of the speciation of ligands and cations of biological, technological, and environmental interest in different conditions. Main topics are: Speciation analysis; Chemical thermodynamics; Coordination chemistry; Metal and ligand interactions; Determination of thermodynamic parameters and dependence on system conditions; Sequestration/remediation; Computer programs; Chemical modeling. His research is performed mainly by electrochemical, spectroscopic, calorimetric and thermal analysis techniques.
Dr. Mamedov received his Ph.D. degree in physics from Baku State University, Azerbaijan in 1990. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Physics of Gaziosmanpaşa University, Tokat, Turkey. He is the author or co-author of more than 140 scientific papers in international journals. His main research interests include atom and molecular structure, quantum chemistry and statistical physics.
Dr. Nokavic received her PhD in physical chemistry from Belgrade University in 2005. She has been instated as the Head of Centre of Excellence for Hydrogen and Renewable energy at Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences since 2018 and President of Serbian Society for Microscopy from 2010-2020. In 2009, she was awarded the IJHE Outstanding Service Award by the International Association of Hydrogen Energy. She has worked as a Guest Editor of Novel Perspectives on Hydrogen Storage in Solid Media and International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (twice) along with acting as a coordinator of Program Board of Vinča Institute of Nuclear Science. She is also a congress ambassador of Serbia. Her main field of research includes energy-related materials, nanomaterials and hydrogen storage and production.
Hary Razafindralambo is a senior researcher and assistant teacher in Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech of the University of Liege in the field of physical chemistry of interfaces and colloidal systems. He received his PhD level on Agricultural Sciences and Biological Engineering (1996) and a master's level on Chemical Engineering (1990) at the Faculty of Gembloux (Belgium). His research interests are focused on probiotics and their metabolites, interactions, and synergism. He is currently project principal investigator on probiotics and book editor of Trends in Probiotic Applications. He has generated about 90 scientific outputs, including peer-review papers, book chapters, patent, and oral communications.
Dr Benjaram Mahipal Reddy did his Ph D (1986) at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, where he holds a Chief Scientist and Head of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry Division position. He has been a visiting scientist or an award fellow at various institutes and universities in USA, Russia, Germany, France, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and Switzerland. So far he has guided more than 35 Ph D and 50 M SC/ M Tech/ B Tech students for their degrees. He has more than 280 research publications in high impact journals and holds 8 patents to his credit. He has been serving as editorial board member for Journal of CO2 Utilization (Elsevier), Applied Petrochemical Research (Springer) and Current Physical Chemistry (Bentham Science), regional editor for Current Catalysis (Bentham Science), and guest editor for Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (ACS) and Catalysis Today (Elsevier).
Federico Rosei held the Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Nanostructured Organic and Inorganic Materials between 2003 and 2013. He is Professor and Director of Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications, Université du Québec, Varennes (QC) Canada. Since January 2014 he holds the UNESCO Chair in Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage and since May 2016 he also holds the Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Nanostructured Materials. He received MSc and PhD degrees from the University of Rome "La Sapienza" in 1996 and 2001, respectively.
After obtaining Ph.D in Physics from IIT, Madras, she worked as post doctoral fellow in TH Darmstadt, Germany and University of Geneva, Switzerland for about 8 years. She has worked on various aspects of Hydrogen economy like production, storage and utilization. She has gained vast experience in Fuel cell technology both in Material aspects and Engineering challenges from SPIC Science foundation and Center for Fuel cell Technology for the past 20 years. Presently she is a team leader at CFCT, unit of ARCI, DST at Chennai. She has received the Technology award from Spic Science Foundation for making large area electrodes, Bharat Vikas Award from Institute of self Reliance for clean energy generation, Nature publishing award etc., She was a visiting scientist of Korea Research Institute of Chemical technology, South Korea under the Brain pool program.
Professor Victor Starov, PhD, DSc, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Victor Starov is a Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK. For more than 30 years Victor is involved in research related to kinetics of wetting and spreading. Published more than 250 scientific papers. Member of Editorial Board on 10 Journals
A Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Professor Keshawa Shukla has over 37 years of experience in Teaching, Research and Service. He has been affiliated with reputed universities and major oil/gas companies in the USA. He currently offers courses to undergraduate and graduate students in subsea engineering. His current research interests include flow assurance/operability, production chemistry, subsea processing, long distance tiebacks, digital transformation of subsea systems, offshore wind energy and carbon capture. He is member of EFAC and Energy Institute at TAMU, London Journal of Research in Science, RDTS-SPE, UEFA-AIChE, ASME, SUT, ASEE. He has published over 200 papers in peer reviewed international journals and meetings.
Dr. Jalal Jabbar Hassan (J.J.Hassan) is an Asst.Prof. in physics (Nanotechnology) at the University of Basrah, College of Science. He got his PhD. Degree from the University Science Malaysia (USM) in 2013. He published more than 30 papers with H-index of 14 and with more than 130 verified reviews for more than 12 journals. His main research focused on Synthesis, Characterization, and applications of nanomaterials including ZnO nanorods, CdS, ZnS Graphene oxide, and other semiconductor materials, and their applications in gas sensor, optical devices, catalyst, and anti-bacterial materials. He has an experience in the analysis of XRD (X-ray diffraction) and Field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM).
Dr. V. Jagannadham, is Editor-in-Chief of “World Journal of Chemical Education” published by Science & Educational Publishing, USA. His research interests are reaction kinetics and mechanisms, radiation chemistry and fast reaction kinetics organic cation reactivity . He has published 126 papers and 4 review articles with an average impact factor of 2.1 and more than 2000 citations.
Dr. Thangavel is currently working as an Assistant Professor (Research) in Physics at SASTRA Deemed University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. His current research work is based on the spectroscopic characterization of novel pharmaceutical, co-crystals, liquid crystals and natural products. Apart from the experimental works, he used to do theoretical simulations for modeling the vibrational, electronic spectra and for studying intermolecular and intramolecular interactions in the crystalline geometry and intermolecular interactions ligand with protein complexes. Presently, he is acting as an Editorial board member of EC Toxicology and Pharmacology Journal, American Journal of Applied Scientific Research, EC Toxicology and Pharmacology Journal, International Journal of Molecular and Theoretical Physics, Chronicles of pharmaceutical science.
Dr. Zuoti Xie is a research associate in Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, USA. He received his PhD degree in Physics from Fudan University, China (2009). Later, he joined Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel) as a postdoc for two years. In 2012, he moved to University of Minnesota. He is interested in the electronics structures of the organic semiconductor and nano materials. The main research he is pursuing now is understanding the relationship between the electrical transport through molecules and device’s electronic structure. In order to test their electrical properties, Metal-Molecule-Metal junctions are built by employing the conducting probe atomic force microscopy (CP-AFM) to contact small numbers of molecules. Questions of interest include how the current-voltage characteristics of these molecular junctions depend on molecular size, bonding and functional group architecture, and the nature of the metal-molecule contacts.
He obtained his PhD from Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IHEP, CAS) in 2012 in the field of application of nuclear techniques (e.g. mass spectrometry, synchrotron radiation, neutron activation analysis) to the environmental monitoring, supervised by Prof. Zhifang Chai and Prof. Diandou Xu. Now, He is working in the National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Japan as a senior researcher. His main responsibilities are to develop novel mass-spectrometric and radiometric methods to measure trace radioisotopes in environmental and bioassay samples related to the human nuclear activities, to provide information for rapid decision making in radiation emergency medicine.
Dr. Sirikanjana Thongmee is currently an Associate professor of Physics, in the Physics Department Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University. She obtained her B.Sc in Physics from Prince of Songkla University, M. Sc. in Chemical Physics from Mahidol University and Ph.D. (Materials Science) at National University of Singapore. Dr. Sirikanjana Thongmee was awarded the Thesis Presentation Award, Mahidol University, Thailand in 1999 and Outstanding Research of the Year 2nd Class Award, Office of the National Research Council of Thailand, Thailand in 2003. She has published more than 40 journal articles with a citation of over 614 times.