Gomaa A.M. Ali Chemistry Department Al-Azhar University Assiut (Egypt)
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.
Patrizia Bocchetta Department of Engineering for Innovation University of Salento Lecce (Italy)
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.
Yu Duan State Key Laboratory on Integrated Optoelectronics Jilin University Changchun (China)
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.
Zhixing Gan School of Physical Science and Technology Nanjing Normal University Nanjing (China)
Zhixing Gan obtained his B.S. in Applied Physics in 2010 from Northeastern University,
China, and then received his Ph.D. degree at Nanjing University in 2015. After that, he
joined School of Physical Science and Technology, Nanjing Normal University as a
principal investigator. His primary research interests include photothermal effect and
photoluminescence of novel nanomaterials, such as carbon nanomaterials, graphene, 2D
materials, and perovskites.
Ning Han Department of Materials Engineering Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Leuven (Belgium)
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.
Shiqiang (Rob) Hui Energy, Mining and Environment (EME) Research Center National Research Council Canada Vancouver, BC (Canada)
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.
Wu-Gui Jiang School of Aeronautical Manufacturing Engineering Nanchang Hangkong University Nanchang (China)
Wu-Gui Jiang received a B.S. in Refrigeration Engineering, M.S. in Engineering Mechanics, and Ph.D. in Material Processing Engineering from Nanchang University, China. Currently, he is a Lecturer, Associate Professor, and Professor at the Nanchang Hangkong University, China. His research interests focus on Nanomechanics of materials and devices, Composite mechanics, and Computational methods of modeling material behavior. He has published several articles in well-reputed journals.
Natalia V. Kamanina Vavilov State Optical Institute St.-Petersburg Electrotechnical University Petersburg (Russia)
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.
Brajesh Kumar TATA College Kolhan University Chaibasa (India)
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.
Rekha Rao Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology Haryana (India)
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.
Jaime Andrés P. Taborda Department of Electrical and Electric Engineering Universidad de los Andes Bogota (Colombia)
Dr. Pérez-Taborda received the Engineering Physics degree (Hons.) from the Technological University of Pereira, Colombia, in 2011, and the master’s degree in Synchrotron Radiation and particle accelerators from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in 2013. He received his Ph.D. (Cum laude) from the Institute of Micro and Nanotechnology (IMN-CNM), National Microelectronics Center, Complutense University of Madrid, and Higher Council of Scientific Research CSIC, Spain. He has been the recipient of the Santander Iberoamérica Young Professors and Researchers Award (2013 and 2015), MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 (TR35), and Latin America Visionary of the Year in 2019.
Vinoy Thomas Department of Materials Science & Engineering University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL (USA)
Dr. Vinoy Thomas is an Assistant Professor of Polymers and Healthcare at Business Engineering Complex, USA. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Biomaterials Science from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, India. He completed his M.S. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Kerala, India.
Liqiang Wang State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix Composites Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai (P.R. China)
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 Department of Applied Physics Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) Xi’an (P.R. China)
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.
Xinmao Yin Physics Department Shanghai University Shanghai (China)
Prof. Yin Xinmao is currently a Professor at the Physics Department of Shanghai University, China. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Physics, National University of Singapore, Singapore and BS in Physics from Chu KoChen Honors College, Zhejiang University, China. His expertise is in the field of condensed matter physics and optical spectroscopy, with primary strength in studying the electronic and spin structures of materials using optical spectroscopic techniques at different energy range. He specializes in studying materials such as 2D transition metal dichalcogenides, High-Tc superconducting cuprates, colossal magnetoresistance manganites, and their interfaces. In the past five years, he has published ~50 papers in several renowned peer-reviewed journals.
Xiuhua Zhao The Ministry Education Key Laboratory of Forest Plant Ecology Northeast Forestry University Harbin (P.R. China)
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.
Prof. Dae Joon Kang Department of Physics & Energy Science Sungkyunkwan University Suwon (South Korea) Biography
Biography of Dae Joon Kang
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.