About The Section
Publishes original research articles, letters, reviews/mini-reviews, and guest-edited thematic issues in all areas of nanomaterials.
The Nanomaterials section of the journal Current Chinese Science publishes original research articles, letters, reviews/mini-reviews, and guest-edited thematic issues in all areas of nanomaterials.
This section is not limited to a specific aspect of the field but is instead devoted to a wide range of sub-fields in the area. Articles of a multidisciplinary nature are particularly welcome. Submissions in the following nanomaterials areas are of special interest to the readers of this journal:• Adhesion of nanostructures.
• Anti-adhesion on nanostructured surfaces.
• Anticorrosive performance of nanomaterials.
• Anti-reflection of nanostructured materials.
• Bioinspired, biomimetic, or bionic nanostructures, surfaces, and materials.
• Bubble transport on nanostructured surfaces.
• Coatings for anti-fogging, water-proof, anti-fingerprint, art-protecting, anti-icing, anticorrosive, self-cleaning, etc.
• Drag reduction via the design of nanostructures on surfaces.
• Droplet manipulation on nanostructured surfaces.
• Fog harvesting and atmosphere water harvesting or capturing of materials.
• Functions of nanomaterials, including electric, magnetic, optical, thermal properties, etc.
• Liquid controlling on nanochannel or microchannel.
• Methods used in the fabrication and design of nanostructures of different dimensions, including nanoparticles, nanofibers, nanowires, nanopores, etc.
• Solar-driven nanostructured materials for energy harvesting and fluid behavior.
• Surfaces with nanostructures for functions including wettability, gradient tension, energy, droplet transport, superhydrophobicity, antiicing, etc.
• Water repellency on nanopatterned surfaces.
Dr. Anum Shafiq did her Master's and PhD from Quaid-I-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan during 2012-2016. During her Master's studies, she explored the significance of "Axisymmetric flow of third great fluid between two disks''. The results of the Master work were compiled into two manuscripts and published in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, and Computers and Fluids. During Ph.D., Dr. Anum's research covered Steady flows of viscoelastic fluids due to moving surface with heat transfer, which produced 25 first and co-authored publications, while collaborating with Master's students as part of the Ph.D. dissertation work. Dr. Anum also attended North-West University as a postdoctoral research fellow and published several ISI and SCI papers. She is also the author of one book named and one book chapter. She has supervised 24 undergraduate students, 9 Masters, and one Ph.D. as co-supervisor. She is acting as an Assistant Professor at Preston University Islamabad while also serving as visiting faculty at Quad-I-Azam University Islamabad, International Islamic University Islamabad, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad, and, Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi. Dr. Anum has received several distinction awards. She is a reviewer of more than 70 Journals. Since July 2019, Dr. Anum is serving as an Associate professor at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology. She has published over 93 SCI papers as the first or corresponding author and three book chapters. Her research interests include Fluid Flow with Nanoparticles; Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); Mechanical engineering; Mathematical and computational methods in statistics; Applied Mathematics; Fluid processing and heat transfer systems; etc.
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. After four years' experience in industry, he joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech as associate professor in 2015. He has won five times the Best Paper/BestPoster Awards in various international conferences. Dr.Cheng was named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in2021. He has extensive experience in optofluidics, micro/nano-fluidics, thermal-fluidsciences, renewable energy and nanomaterials development.
Dr. Linfeng Chen received his Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2014. Currently, he is a professor in the Faculty of Materials Science and Chemistry, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan). His research interests focus on artificial ion nanochannels, smart functional hydrogels, and interfacial wettability. He has received several honors and awards including 'The PBC Fellowship Program for Outstanding Post-Doctoral Researchers from China and India' and 'Postdoctoral Fellowship in Technion's Department of Materials Science and Engineering'.
Dr. Dzhumanov has 48 years of professional experience in scientific research in solid state physics. Thirty years of experience in scientific research in the field of High-T c superconductivity. 6 years of teaching experience in physics. Four one-month visiting grants of ICTP (Trieste, Italy). One four-month visiting grants of the Royal Society. He has delivered a number of lectures at International Conferences and Congresses, in particular, in Hungary (1996), USA (1998), Italy (1998), Finland (1999), Kazakhstan (2002), Uzbekistan (2003), Russia (2003), China (2004), and Kyrgyzstan (2018).
Dr. Jianying He, professor in Nanomechanics at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, received her PhD in Engineering from NTNU in 2009 with the prestigious ExxonMobil Prize for Best PhD in Applied Research. Since 2011 she was working as an associate professor at NTNU and was promoted to full professor in 2017. She dedicates her research to the nanomechanics and interface mechanics of energy and functional materials.
Xu Hou is a full professor at both College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and College of Physical Science and Technology in Xiamen University, the Principal Investigator of Smart Multi-Scale Pore/Channel Group at Xiamen University. His current researches focus on nanomaterials, nano/microfluidics, nano/micro fabrication, smart multi- scale pore/channel systems, membrane science and technology, colloid and interface science for energy-saving and biomedical applications. Due to his research achievements, he was awarded with the National Scientific Innovation and Advancement Award of China, and the Chinese Chemical Society Award for Outstanding Young Chemist, etc.
Dr. Yongping Hou is an associate professor of physical chemistry at the School of Chemistry, Beihang University, Beijing, China. He completed his PhD in materials science at the Key Laboratory of Carbon Materials, Chinese. Academy of Science, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. From 2009-2016, he worked as a lecturer at the School of Chemistry, Beihang University. His research interests include the study on the special surface wettability of organisms and mimicking biological structures. He has several publications in various reputed journals.
Chaozong Liu is a Professor of Orthopaedic Bioengineering and the group leader of UCL Orthopaedic Bioengineering Research Group within the Division of Surgery & Interventional Science University College London，in association with the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. Chaozong's research interests are toward the development of enhanced biomaterials for medical device applications with particular emphasis on the promoting interactions on the sub-micron to nanometre scale for applications in orthopaedic tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. His research in this area is supported by Innovate UK, Versus Arthritis UK, EU Horizon2020, EPSRC, Royal Society, etc. Core projects in this area include: Biomaterials innovation for early intervention of osteoarthritis; Novel osteochondral scaffold technology for treatment of large cartilage defects; Novel biomimetic articulating surface for enhancing bio tribological performance of total hip replacements; and Titanium implant surface modification for reducing biofilm formation.
Dr. Yu-Sheng Lin received his Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Nanoengineering and Microsystems at the National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan, in 2011. From 2012 to 2014, he joined the department of electrical and computer engineering (ECE) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) as a senior research fellow. Currently, he is an associate professor of School of Electronics and Information Technology at Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU), Guangzhou, China. His research interests include N/MEMS, metamaterials, nanophotonics, and microfluidics, for sensors, optoelectronics, and biomedical applications. He has more than 160 refereed archival publications (100+ SCI journal papers and 60+ conference proceedings.
Dr. Yahua Liu is currently a professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China. He earned his Ph.D. degree from the City University of Hong Kong in 2015. He won the 2016 Hiwin Doctoral Dissertation Award, the 2015 Young Scientist Awards of Hong Kong, and the prestigious Materials Research Society Graduate Student Silver Award. His research interest lies in the interfaces between engineering, materials and biology, with an emphasis on the rational design and development of superwetting surfaces for multifunctional applications using the bioinspired approach.
Mohamed Boutinguiza Larosi is a Ph.D in Physics from the University of Vigo -Spain (2001), and an associate professor at School of Engineering (University of Vigo). He has published more than 115 research papers in international journals, co-authored 7 patents and several and book chapters. His research is focused on laser synthesis and processing of nanomaterials, productions and deposition of nanoparticles by laser ablation in different media, photo-catalysis, plasmonic nanostructures and biomaterials.
Shichao Niu is currently a professor at the Key Laboratory of Bionic Engineering, Jilin University. He received his PhD degree (2014) in Bionic Science and Engineering from Jilin University. He has published some articles in journals, such as Nature Communications, Advanced Materials etc. His current research focuses on the bioinspired multifunctional surfaces and materials such as antireflection and antifogging, bioinspired strain sensors with micro/nano structures, bio-inspired nanostructure materials for energy and optical applications and mechanical bionics.
Guofeng Wang received her M.S. degree in Physics from Northeast Normal University in 2005 and Ph.D. degree in Electronic Science and Engineering from Jilin University in 2008. She joined the research group of Professor Yadong Li as a postdoctoral associate in 2009. She worked in Heilongjiang university since 2010. She's the head of the Department of Material Chemistry of the School of Chemistry and Materials Science at Heilongjiang University. She won the title of excellent postdoctoral student of Tsinghua University. She was awarded the title of "Outstanding Person of the New Century" by the Ministry of Education.
Dr Yan Wu received her Ph.D. degree from Nan Kai University in 2003, and was a Postdoctoral fellow at Fu Dan University during 2003-2005. She is a Professor at National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China (NCNST. She joined the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China (NCNST) in 2005. Her research interests include synthesis and characterization of multifunctional polymer drug carriers; and construction and application of drug-loaded nanoparticles in vitro and in vivo.
Professor Zhang received SM (1991) in Biochemical Engineering from Tianjin University and PhD (2007) in Polymer Chemistry and Physics from Zhejiang University. Currently, he works as Dean of the Center for Membrane and Water Science & Technology, Zhejiang University of Technology. Prof. Zhang has authored or coauthored 265 refereed journal papers, and edited eight books, delivered fifty plenary or keynote lectures at national and international conferences. He is also an inventor for ninety-six issued patents and several of which have been commercialized. He has received awards including State Science & Technology Award of Oceanography, Minjiang Scholar from Fujian Government, Taishan Scholar from Shandong Government, Distinguished Professor and Faculty Mentoring Award. Prof. Zhang has served as Managing Committee Member of IWA Working Group on Alternative Water Resources, Vice Chair of National Education Advisory Group on Environmental Engineering, Chief Engineer and Project Leader of State Engineering Technology Research Center for Liquid Separation Membranes etc.
Dr. Wei Zhou received her Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Beihang University under the supervision of Prof. Lin Guo in 2009. She once worked as a visiting scholar in Prof. Hong Yang's group in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2012–2013. Currently, she is a professor at the School of Chemistry in Beihang University. Her research interests focus on iron triad (Fe, Co, Ni) nanomaterials with applications in energy storage and conversion.
Dr. Youhua Jiang received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in 2018, followed by a postdoctoral training at Northwestern University during 2018 to 2020. Currently, he is an assistant professor in the department of Mechanical Engineering in Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. His research interests focus on Interfacial Phenomena, Surface Engineering, and Thermofluids.
Dr. Niravkumar J. Joshi is a physicist, having completed his doctorate at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India. He is a Researcher at the Institute of Physics of São Carlos, University of São Paulo. He has published more than 30 articles in Current Chinese Science specialized journals, twelve book chapters, and two books (Springer and Elsevier). These papers received about 1059 citations (h = 16) on Google Scholar, data for April 2021. He has postdoctoral experience from South Korea, Brazil, and at the University of California Berkeley, USA, where he developed selective and sensitive microsensors by MEMS techniques. His present research focuses on the synthesis and characterization of oxide nanostructures and 2D material-based gas sensors. He is a core reviewer for several prestigious journals like Nano letters, ACS Applied Material Interfaces, ACS Applied Nanomaterials, Nature Scientific Reports, Sensors and Actuators B, etc. He is a member of the Editorial Team-SN Applied Science (Springer Publisher). He was awarded twice by the Electrical Research and Development Association (ERDA), India, for Best R&D Award.
Dr. Zhuangzhi Sun received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Harbin Engineering University in 2016. Currently, he is a professor in the College of Mechanical Engineering at the Northeast Forestry University. His research interests focus on advanced functional materials, nature-inspired bionics, and surface/interface science. He has received several awards including Liang Xi Forestry Science and Technology Award, Youth Innovation Award and Outstanding Volunteer Service Project Award. He has served as a reviewer for well renowned journals namely Bionics and Biomimetics, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Materials & Design etc.
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Volume: 3, Issue: 3
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