Yong Liu School of Ophthalmology & Optometry, School of Biomedical Engineering Wenzhou Medical University Wenzhou City China Biography
Biography of Yong Liu
Prof Yong Liu is a Principal Investigator of the Chinese State Key Laboratory of
Ophthalmology, Optometry and Visual Science, Wenzhou Medical University, with
an appointment of Director for Laboratory of Nanoscale Biosensing and Bioimaging
(NBAB). His expertise lies across several fields, including the synthesis and
functionalization of conductive and fluorescent nanomaterials for multifunctional
applications such as drug delivery, tissue engineering, biosensors, bioimaging, and
energy conversion. He has published 58 peer-reviewed papers with total citations
over 6100 times (Web of Science). One paper has been included as the “Top 10
Most Cited Paper in China during 2007-2016 (Citations>2900)”. His h index is 27. He
is the Executive Council Member of National Materials New Technology
Development Research Institute and the Council Member of Zhejiang Provincial
Biomedical Engineering Society. He has received several awards including Scopus
Young Researcher Award in China, Qianjiang Distinguished Scholar Award, Chinese
Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad, and the 1st
Class Award of the Medical Health Science and Technology Prize from Zhejiang
Honorary Senior Advisor
Ferid Murad (Nobel Laureate) Stanford University Stanford, CA USA
Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS (32052 citations) (Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Honorary Life Fellow Kings College University of Cambridge Cambridge UK Biography
Biography of Atta-ur-Rahman
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Kings College, University of Cambridge (1968), has 1235 international publications in several fields of organic chemistry including, 349 books published largely by major U.S. and European presses. He was elected as Fellow of Royal Society (London) (2006) and won the prestigious UNESCO Science Prize (1999).
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman was conferred honorary D.Sc. degrees by many leading world universities including the University of Cambridge and appointed an Honorary Life Fellow of Kings College, University of Cambridge. The Austrian government honoured him with its high civil award (“Grosse Goldene Ehrenzeischen am Bande") (2007). He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Karachi, Pakistan. Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman was appointed Academician (Foreign Member) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2015). He won the “Friendship Award of China” (2014) and was conferred the highest scientific award of China, the International Science & Technology Cooperation Award, by President Xi Jinping (2020). He was bestowed with the International Scientific Corporation Award (2014) and the “Einstein Professorship” by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) (2013). He was also elected as Foreign Member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology. Research Institutes have been established in his name in China, Malaysia and Pakistan.
Section: Materials for Smart Devices
Jun Chen Intelligent Polymer Research Institute University of Wollongong Wollongong Australia Biography
Biography of Jun Chen
Dr. Chen is currently appointed as a Full Professor, Head of Postgraduate Studies, at Intelligent Polymer Research Institute (IPRI) | ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES), Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM), University of Wollongong (UOW). He completed his PhD degree at the School of Chemistry, UOW, Australia, in 2003. Professor Chen is a Chief Investigator of The ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES). His research interests include: Sustainable Energy Devices/Systems (including Fuel Cell, Battery, Supercapacitor, and Water Splitting), Electro-/Bio-Interfaces, Nano/Micro- Materials, 2D/3D Printing, and Design and Fabrication of Smart Wearable Electronic Devices.
Section: Electroactive Materials
Shulei Chou Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials University of Wollongong Wollongong Australia Biography
Biography of Shulei Chou
Dr. Shulei Chou is a professor at the Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials (ISEM), Innovation Campus, University of Wollongong(UOW), Australia. He completed his PhD in Materials Engineering from the University of Wollongong in 2010 and received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Nankai University, China in the years 2003 and 2007, respectively. Dr. Chou's research areas include energy storage systems and high energy batteries, novel nanostructured and composite materials. He has published more than 159 papers and 1 book chapter in journals like Science, Nature Communications, Advanced Materials and Nano Letters. His publications have been cited 6100 times. Dr. Chou has served as the first author/corresponding author in more than 90 of his publications, 11 of them have been ESI highly cited papers.
Section: Materials for Bioelectronics and Biosensors
Zhou Li Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems Beijing China Biography
Biography of Zhou Li
Prof. Zhou Li received his Ph.D. from Peking University in 2010, and a bachelor degree from Wuhan University in 2004. He studied at Georgia Institute of Technology from 2007 to 2009. Currently, he is a full Professor at Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems, Chinese Academy of Sciences and School of Nanoscience and Technology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Prof. Zhou Li’s research interest focuses on self-powered medical systems, nanogenerators, implantable energy harvesting devices, single cell mechanics and nano-biosensors.He has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.
Section: Liquid Crystal Materials
Zongcheng Miao College of Biological and Chemical Engineering Anhui Polytechnic University Wuhu China Biography
Biography of Zongcheng Miao
Dr. Zhongcheng Miao is a professor at the College of Biological and Chemical Engineering, Anhui Polytechnic University, Wuhu, China. He received his Master's and PhD degrees in Applied Chemistry from Shaanxi University of Science and Technology in 2007 and 2010 respectively. He then joined Xijing University, China as a professor in 2012 and served until 2019.Dr. Miao also worked as a senior visiting scholar at the Institute of Superconducting and Electronic Materials, University of Wollongong, Australia from 2017-2018. His research involves preparation and characterization of liquid crystal and the electrocaloric effect, synthesis and characterization of novel liquid crystal molecules and Research of polymer liquid crystal film. He has authored various papers, published in reputed journals.
Section: Photovoltaic Materials
Qiang Peng School of Chemistry Sichuan University Sichuan China Biography
Biography of Qiang Peng
Dr. Peng is a full professor at the School of Chemistry, Sichuan University, China. He has received an award for the National Natural Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars and New Century Excellent Talents Supporting Plan from the Ministry of Education. His research interests include organic/polymeric solar cells, electroluminescence, FET materials and devices, and carbon nanomaterials and devices. He also published two book chapters and is granted 10 patents. He has won many research awards such as the 2nd Class Award of the Natural Science Prize of Jiangxi Province, and the 2nd Class Award of the College Science and Technology Achievement Prize of Jiangxi Province. He has published more than 130 SCI indexed papers with total citations over 4000 times, 33 of his publications are in journals with an impact factor greater than 10. 10 papers were recognised as ESI Highly Cited Papers and 6 papers were the ESI Hot Papers. He is also an Editorial Board Member of Chin. Chem. Lett.
Section: Carbon Nanomaterials
Liangti Qu Department of Chemistry Tsinghua University Beijing China Biography
Biography of Liangti Qu
Dr. Qu is currently appointed as a Full Professor at Department of Chemistry,
Tsinghua University (Beijing, China). After he graduated from Tsinghua University
with a PhD degree in Chemistry in 2004, he worked in University of Dayton in Ohio,
USA as a research staff for 5 years, and then he joined Beijing Institute of Technology
(BIT) in 2009. Dr. Qu’s research interests mainly focus on materials chemistry,
advanced functional materials, and energy-related devices and applications, including
the synthesis, functionalization, and applications of conducting polymers and carbon
nanomaterials. He has published more than 200 research papers in peer-reviewed
journals such as Science, Nat. Rev. Mater., Nat. Nanotech., Nat. Commun., Angew.
Chem., Adv. Mater., J. Am. Chem. Soc. and so on. Dr. Qu has an h-index of 74 with a
citation number of over 25,000 times.
Bingyang Shi Department of Chemistry Macquarie University Sydney Australia Biography
Biography of Bingyang Shi
Dr. Bingyang Shi currently serves as a Professor and as the Executive Director at the Macquarie-Henan
University Joint centre for Biomedical Innovation. He completed his Post-Doctoral in 2014 from ARC
Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics. His current area of interest is to address the major
challenges in the treatment of brain dieases – which is the successful delivery of therapeutic agents
across the Blood Brain Barrier (BBB). He has established a new toolbox of advanced delivery systems for
targeted drug and gene delivery for brain cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and motor neuron disease and
assessed their pre-clinical therapeutic potential. These research results have led to 65 peer-reviewed
journal articles (15 first authored and 25 corresponding authored ones) in top-tier journals including
Nature Nanotech., Adv. Materials, Angew. Chem. and Trends in Biotech and three book chapters.
Section: Catalytic Materials
Jiazhao Wang Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials University of Wollongong Wollongong Australia Biography
Biography of Jiazhao Wang
Dr. Jiazhao Wang is a Professorial Fellow at the Institute for Superconducting and Electronic
Materials, University of Wollongong, Australia. Her research activities are focused on
electrochemical energy storage in batteries, including Li-ion batteries, Li-Air batteries, Li-S
batteries, Na-ion batteries and Lead-acid and supercapacitors. She is currently a team leader of
an ARC DP on Na-air batteries. She has published more than 220 papers in international
journals. She has established significant research collaborations with more than 40 national and
international universities and institutes. She is also a member of the AIIM Research and
Training Committee and AIIM Academic Promotion Committee (Faculty Level).
Section: Materials for Photoelectrocatalysis
Tierui Zhang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (TIPC) Beijing China Biography
Biography of Tierui Zhang
Dr. Tierui Zhang is a full Professor at Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (TIPC),
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Director of Key Laboratory of Photochemical
Conversion and Optoelectronic Materials, CAS. He received his B.S. in Chemistry in 1998, and
Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 2003 from Jilin University in China. After that, he did
postdoctoral study in Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (2003-2004), University of
Alberta (2004-2005), University of Arkansas (2005-2007) and University of
California-Riverside (2007-2009), respectively. His research activity focuses on catalyst
nanomaterials for energy conversion such as photocatalytic solar fuels and value-added
chemicals. He has published more than 200 peer reviewed SCI journal articles in international
famous journals such as Nat. Commun., Adv. Mater., Angew. Chem. and J. Am. Chem. Soc.
These publications have earned him to date over 16000 citations with H-index 70. Dr. Zhang
is the associate editor of Science Bulletin and also serves as an editorial board member for
peer-reviewed journals including Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Science, Scientific
Reports, ChemPhysChem, Materials Chemistry Frontier, Solar RRL, Carbon Energy, Innovation
Editorial Board Members
Xizhong An Institute of Particle Technology Northeastern University Shenyang China Biography
Biography of Xizhong An
Dr. Xizhong An received his Ph.D degree from the University of Science and Technology Beijing in 2002 and the postdoctoral fellowship in the University of New South Wales, Australia from 2003-2005. Currently he is the full professor and director of Institute of Particle Technology in Northeastern University. Prof. An’s research interests include powder packing/processing, granular matter, powder metallurgy, additive manufacturing, etc. In recent years, he has undertaken over 30 projects from overseas, Chinese government and enterprises. More than 140 papers have been published, including one book chapter and >100 peer reviewed SCI papers (2 ESI highly cited) in leading journals; 24 patents have been authorized. Many honors and awards were received. He is the director of several academic associations and the member of editorial board for many domestic and international journals.
Yanhui Chen School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Northwestern Polytechnical University Xi’an China Biography
Biography of Yanhui Chen
Dr. Yanhui Chen received her PhD degree majoring in Materials
Processing Engineering from Sichuan University in December 2013. She
had ever taken part in the joint-training doctoral program at State
University of New York at Stony Brook for two years (2011-2013).
Since January 2014, she joined in Department of Applied Chemistry,
School of Science (Currently, School of Chemistry and Chemical
Engineering), Northwestern Polytechnical University as an associate
professor. In July 2017, she was promoted as a full professor. Dr. Chen
was awarded the second batch of "Young Outstanding Talents Support
Plan" of Shaanxi Universities in 2018, the Project of Young Talents of
Science and Technology Association of Shaanxi Province in 2016.
Currently, she has published about 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals
including Macromolecules, Polymer, JPCB, etc. , with SCI citation of
over 1000 times. She has applied 15 Chinese patents and 1 PCT patent.
Shuge Dai School of Physics Zhengzhou University Zhengzhou China Biography
Biography of Shuge Dai
Dr. Shuge Dai received his Ph.D degree in the Department of Applied Physics from Chongqing University(2017). He joined Prof. Meilin Liu's group as a visiting student at School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology in 2015. He is currently an associate professor at School of Physics, Zhengzhou University, China. His research interests mainly focus on the efficient energy storage and conversion, including supercapacitors, nanogenerators, sodium/potassium ion batteries. He has published more than 30 articles in peer- reviewed journals on synthesis of micro/nano materials for the applications of energy storage and conversion.
Yu Duan State Key Laboratory on Integrated Optoelectronics Jilin University Changchun China Biography
Biography of Yu Duan
Prof. Duan’s primary research interests are in organic semiconductors and
optoelectronics. He has more than 130 refereed papers, 10 issued patents, and 30
invited talks. His significant contribution to the organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs)
community includes the understanding of thin film encapsulation and atomic layer
deposition technology (ALD); Since 2012, he has also engaged in water vapor
transmission rate of electronics and achieved 8.7 ⅹ 10 -6 g/m 2 /day via ALD.
Zhixing Gan School of Physical Science and Technology Nanjing Normal University Nanjing China Biography
Biography of Zhixing Gan
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.
Changyang Gong State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy Sichuan University Chengdu China Biography
Biography of Changyang Gong
Prof. Changyang Gong received his Ph.D. degree in cell biology from Sichuan University in 2010. He is currently a Professor of pharmaceutics
at State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, China. His current research focuses on novel drug and gene
delivery system for tumor therapy, nanomedicine, and immune adjuvant for tumor vaccine. He has published more than 90 peer-review scientific papers in Adv Mater, Adv Funct Mater, Adv Drug Deliv Rev, ACS Nano, Biomaterials, etc. He is Editorial Board of Chinese Chemical
Letters and BioMed Research International.
Zi (Sophia) Gu School of Chemical Engineering University of New South Wales Sydney Australia Biography
Biography of Zi (Sophia) Gu
Dr Zi (Sophia) Gu is a Senior Lecturer, Leader of Biomaterials and Nanomedicine Group at the School of Chemical Engineering of University of New South Wales. She obtained her PhD from ARC Centre of Excellence in Functional Nanomaterials at The University of Queensland and secured an NHMRC EC Fellowship prior to joining UNSW in 2016. Her group utilises interdisciplinary approaches that bring together material chemistry, biomedical engineering and nanotechnology to synthesise functional nanoparticles, optimise biomedical properties, and develop smart nanoparticles and advanced delivery strategies for disease diagnosis and treatment. She has published more than 50 research papers on Adv Mater, Adv Funct Mater, Biomaterials, etc. (until Nov 2020) and a provisional patent. She has been awarded several grants, fellowships and awards, and has been taking several leadership roles such as an Associate Editor for Journal of Nanobiotechnology.
Kama Huang College of Electronics and Information Engineering Sichuan University Chengdu China Biography
Biography of Kama Huang
Kama Huang received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in microwave theory and technology from the
University of Electronic Science and Technology, Chengdu, China, in 1988 and 1991, respectively.
He has been a Professor in College of Electronics and Information Engineering of Sichuan
University, Sichuan, China, from 1994, and was the Director of the department from 1997 to 2017.
In 1997, 1999, and 2001, he was a Visiting Scientist at the Institute of Biophysics CNR in Italy,
Technical University Vienna in Austria, and Clemson University in the U.S., respectively. His
research interest mainly lies in the interdiscipline of microwave and materials.
Muhammad Z. Iqbal School of Material Science and Engineering Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering (NIMTE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Ningbo China Biography
Biography of Muhammad Z. Iqbal
M. Zubair Iqbal received his PhD in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics from University of Science and Technology Beijing in 2013. Then he joined the Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) as a postdoctoral fellow under the supervision of Prof. Aiguo Wu. He is currently working as an Associate Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University. His research focuses on the design and synthesis of nanomaterials for biomedical applications Such as molecular imaging contrast agents, targeting drug delivery systems, and phototherapy of cancers. He has published 90+ articles in international reputed journals.
Rencheng Jin School of Chemistry and Material Engineering Fuyang Normal University Fuyang China Biography
Biography of Rencheng Jin
Dr. Rencheng Jin is a Professor in applied chemistry at the School of Chemistry & Materials Engineering, Fuyang Normal University. He received his PHD in Chemical Engineering and Technology in Harbin Institute of Technology. His current research interests mainly focused on the synthesis and application of transition metal chalcogenides materials and carbon-based composite materials for electrochemical energy storage. He has published more than 60 papers on peer-reviewed journals, such as Nano Energy, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Journal of Power sources etc.
Xingyi Li Department of Ophthamology Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical University Wenzhou China Biography
Biography of Xingyi Li
Xingyi Li is professor of ocular biomaterials in the affiliated Eye Hospital of Wenzhou
Medical University. He received his B.S. degrees from Wenzhou medical college (Wenzhou,
P.R. China) in 2006. His research interests include Ocular Drug delivery and Hydrogel. He has published around 90 papers having the citations near 3000. Prof. Li is also an associate board member of Materials Express (An International Journal on Multidisciplinary Materials Research) of American Scientific Publishers
Yang Li Department of Biomedical Engineering Guandong University of Technology Guangzhou China Biography
Biography of Yang Li
Dr. Yang Li received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from South China University of Technology in 2014 (under the supervision of Prof. Jianrong Qiu). He conducted his postdoctoral research at the Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, South China University of Technology and University of Massachusetts Medical School. He joined Guangdong University of Technology in 2016 and then moved to Guangzhou Medical University in 2020 as a full professor and Program leader of the Program of Luminescent Materials for High-Resolution In-Vivo Imaging. Dr. Li’s research interests focus on perovskite nanomaterials, persistent luminescence materials and luminescence materials for high-resolution in-vivo imaging. Dr. Li has published over 60 articles in international journals and has been named inventor on over 20 patent families.
Xiaoqiang Li School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering South China University of Technology Guangzhou China Biography
Biography of Xiaoqiang Li
Xiaoqiang Li, is a professor, Ph.D., and doctoral supervisor. He is currently a deputy director of the key laboratory of highly efficient near-net-shape forming technology and equipments for metallic materials of the Ministry of Education of China, member of the Powder Metallurgy Branch of the Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, and member of the Subcommittee on Brazing and Special Bonding in China. He was selected as the New Century Excellent Talent of the Ministry of Education, and the one in“Thousand, Hundred and Ten scholars” of Guangdong Province. Mainly engaged in the design, preparation, forming and application of high performance metallic materials. In recent years, he has carried out more than 30 governmental research projects, including the national natural science foundation project, the national defense basic scientific research project, the equipment pre-research project, the Guangdong science and technology plan project, the Guangdong natural science foundation project, "863" plan, etc. He won the first prize of Guangdong science and technology and the second prize of national scientific and technical progress nominated by the Ministry of Education of China. He has 156 published papers to his credit, of which 135 papers are indexed by SCI and EI. He has appliedfor 45 invention patents, of which 31 are authorized.
Hui Li School of Material Science and Engineering Shandong University Jinan China Biography
Biography of Hui Li
Prof. Hui Li received his Ph.D. degree in Shandong University at 1999. Following postdoctoral positions at the Nanjing University and Trento University in Italy. He had worked at the Ocean University of China in 2004 as a professor in the school of Information Science and Engineering. Since 2007, he joined Shandong University as a professor at School of Materials Science and Engineering in 2007. His research included liquid structure of materials, solidification of liquid, surface and interface of materials, wetting and anti-wetting, nanowires and nanosheet, nanoelectronics, nanomechanics, energy materials, and computational materials. Up to now, he has published 160 papers and 8 book chapters. Dr. Li is a recipient of the Taishan scholars (2013), he is an expert with outstanding contributions in Shandong province (2013), Shandong Outstanding Youth Fund (2008, first session), Education Ministry's New Century Excellent Talents (2005), Natural Science Award from Ministry of Education (2009), and the Shandong Natural Science Award (2013). He is a member of China Foundry Society, and member of Chinese Chemical Materials Society.
Ningbo Liao College of Elecrical and Mechanical Engineering Wenzhou University Wenzhou China Biography
Biography of Ningbo Liao
Dr. Ningbo Liao is a full professor of
Wenzhou University. His research interests
include multi-scale computation for
micro/nano structures & materials, MEMS
design, gas sensor, anode materials for LIBs, evolutionary computation
for optimization of materials. He has published over 80 papers in SCI
journals including Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Applied Materials
Today, Acta Materialia. He was lead guest editor of Advances in
Mechanical Engineering and is currently editorial board member
of International Journal of Computational and Theoretical Chemistry and
Journal of Chemistry (SCIREA).
Wencai Liu School of Material Science and Engineering Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai China Biography
Biography of Wencai Liu
Wencai Liu received a doctor's degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2011. He has been engaged in the development and application technology research of high-Performance magnesium/aluminium alloys for a long time. As the project leader, he presided over more than 18 national and provincial scientific research projects. He was selected as a Young Star Scholar of Science and Technology in Shanghai and a Young Star Scholar of Morningstar in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and won one first prize of technology invention in Shanghai. He has published 105 academic papers, applied for 69 national invention patents, 36 of which have been authorized.
Yiyong Mai School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai China Biography
Biography of Yiyong Mai
Dr. Yiyong Mai received his Ph.D. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in April 2007 under the supervision of Prof. Deyue Yan. He joined the group of Prof. Adi Eisenberg at McGill University as a Postdoctoral Fellow in September 2008, where he was promoted as a Research Associate in March 2012. He has been a Professor at the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University since March 2013. He visited the group of Prof. Klaus Müllen at Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPIP) as a visiting scholar from May to October 2013. He was awarded “Distinguished Professor of Special Appointment at Shanghai Institutions of Higher Learning” in 2014/2018 and “Shanghai Academic Research Leader” in 2019, respectively. His present research interest involves polymer self-assembly and functional materials for optoelectronic and energy-related applications. He has published over 100 papers in international refereed journals.
Wei Ni Institute of Chemistry China Academy of Engineering Physics Miznyang China Biography
Biography of Wei Ni
Dr. Wei Ni received his B.E. in Polymer Materials Science and Engineering from Zhengzhou
University in 2005, and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of
Sciences (ICCAS) in 2011. After several research fellow experiences including at Nanyang
Technological University (NTU), CAEP, and University of Oulu, he is now a research scientist at
Panzhihua University and Chengdu University. He is a member of Chinese Chemical Society (CCS)
and American Vacuum Society (AVS). He has coauthored some 50 SCI papers with over 1300
citations, 3 book chapters and several granted patents on functional nanostructured materials.
His research interests include advanced nanomaterials for energy storage and conversion and
Hengchang Nie Institute of Ceramics Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai China Biography
Biography of Hengchang Nie
Hengchang NIE, PhD of Materials Physics and Chemistry from Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SICCAS). His research interest focuses on novel ferroelectric materials, including synthesis and characterization, fundamental physics, performance and application in electronic and energy storage fields. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles in professional journals.
Khalid Nouneh Department of Physics University Ibn Tofail Kenitra Morocco Biography
Biography of Khalid Nouneh
NOUNEH Khalid is a Professor in Ibn Tofail University Kenitra. He graduated and obtained
his PhD in Physics at ELIAUS Perpignan and GES Montpellier II University (France) in
December 2006. Then, he awarded in 2007, the prestigious JSPS Fellowship from the
Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science as Postdoctoral in the International
Collaboration Center ICC of Kyoto University in Japan. He was also junior researcher of
Inanotech-MAScIR (Moroccan Advanced Science Innovation and Research). Prof. NOUNEH
has published over 44 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He coordinates and participated in 9
national and international cooperation projects related to energy and environment applications
(IRESEN, PPR-37-2015, OCP-CNRST, Fp7: Eurosunmed 2013; PHC-Maghreb etc.).
In addition, he is active member of Moroccan Association of the Advanced Materials
(A2MA), la Société Marocaine d’Optique SMOP, et Renewable Energy University Network
Ihab Obaidat Department of Physics United Arab Emirates University Al-Ain UAE Biography
Biography of Ihab Obaidat
Professor Ihab Obaidat is a faculty member of the Department of Physics at United Arab
Emirates University. He earned his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Illinois in 1998. His
research focuses on energy storage, magnetic nanoparticles, electric and magnetic properties of
ferroelectric materials and of high-temperature superconductors. He published more than 130
papers in international journals and has more than 100 participations in international and local
conferences and workshops. He received several research awards including the prestigious
“Khalifa Award for Education for the Academic Year 2014-2015 and the prestigious “Abdul
Hameed Shoman Award for Young Arab Researchers in Physics and Geology for the Year
2010”. Prof. Obaidat serves as a member of the editorial board and a reviewer for several
Mohsen O. Shabani Iran University of Industries and Mines (IUIM) Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of Mohsen O. Shabani
Prof. Mohsen Ostad Shabani is currently working as Dean of Education and Graduate Studies at Iran University of Industries and Mines (IUIM). Prof. Shabani received his PhD from Materials Science, Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC). His research interests include, Nanomaterials, Metal matrix composite, Semi solids, Prediction of Mechanical properties, CFD simulation of mixing and separation, Microstructural and Mechanical Properties, Optimization of process conditions in casting and Artificial Intelligence in materials science. He has received 2 awards for the most cited articles from Elsevier Publishers and has published more than 100 papers.
Yusheng Shi Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) Wuhan China Biography
Biography of Yusheng Shi
Prof. Yusheng Shi is acting as the Huazhong Scholar Leading Chair Professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). He was the secretary of the CCP committee of School of Materials Science and Engineering, the deputy director of the State Key Laboratory of Materials Processing and Die & Mould Technology and the deputy dean of School of Materials Science and Engineering in HUST. He is performing several duties including Chief Scientist at Innovation Special Zone Expert Group of National Defense Sci. & Tech., Vice-Chairman of National Technical Committee of Additive Manufacturing Standardization, Dean of Additive Manufacturing Technology Specialized Committee of China Aerospace Sci. & Tech. Corporation, Director of National-Local United Engineering Laboratory (Hubei) Of Digital Materials Processing Technology and Equipment, Vice-Chairman of world 3D printing alliance, Chairman of Hubei provincial 3D printing alliance, etc. Besides, he has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.
MeiZhen Wang College of Envionmeantal Science and Engineering Zhejiang Gongshang University Hangzhou China Biography
Biography of MeiZhen Wang
Dr. Wang is a professor in the College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou. She received her PhD degree in 2010 from Zhejiang University. She is focused on toxicology of nano-materials, and is good at the microbial toxicology. She has published more than 40 peer-reviewed papers and has won the Fok Yingdong Young Teacher award.
Bin Wang Institute of Chemical Materials (ICM) Mianyang China Biography
Biography of Bin Wang
Professor Wang's research is mainly focused on flexible fiber-shaped materials for wearable energy storage devices. He has published about 90 peer-reviewed papers with several cover or back cover highlighted papers.
Dan Wang College of Chemical Engineering Beijing University of Chemical Technology Beijing China Biography
Biography of Dan Wang
Dr. Dan Wang is a Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Organic-
Inorganic Composites, College of Chemical Engineering in Beijing
University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China. He received B.E.
degree and Ph.D. degree from Zhejiang University in 2008 and 2013,
respectively. His research interests focus on optical nanomaterials and
devices. Dr. Wang was a visiting scholar at Harvard University (2019) and Case Western Reserve University (2013-2015). He has authored over 80
peer-reviewed articles and serves as the associate editor of Applied
Nanoscience, editorial board member of Transactions of Tianjin
Caiyun Wang Intelligent Polymer Research Institute / ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science University of Wollongong Wollongong Austraila Biography
Biography of Caiyun Wang
Dr. Caiyun Wang is currently an Associate Professor at the Intelligent Polymer
Research Institute / ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science,
University of Wollongong, Australia.
Her research interests include conducting polymers and 2D materials for energy
storage applications, especially for wearable and biodegradable type; nanostructured
catalysts for electrochemical reduction of CO2; and asymmetric membranes for
osmotic power generation.
You Wang Department of Material Physics and Chemistry Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin China Biography
Biography of You Wang
Dr. Wang obtained his Ph.D. from Harbin Institute of Technology, China in 1989. He was a Post-doctoral fellow and an Associate Professor at Tsinghua University, China from 1989 to 1991. Then, he worked at Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China as Professor/Deputy Director of the Division for Analysis and Prevention of Failure from 1991 to 1998. Dr. Wang worked at the University of Manitoba, Canada, from 1994 to 1995 as a Visiting Professor. He was a Guest Scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA from 1995 to 1998. Since 1998, he is a Senior Materials Engineer and a Project Manager at Inframat Corporation, USA, where he is responsible for R&D of two US Navy’s projects. Based on his invention, nanostructured ceramic coatings surpassed the US Navy’s standards and obtained the Navy’s application certificate. From 2001 to 2004, Dr. Wang worked at the University of Alberta, Canada as a Visiting Professor. Now, Dr. Wang is a Professor of Harbin Institute of Technology, China. His research activities are on Materials Tribology and Nano Surface Engineering. He has published more than 300 papers.
Wencan Wu School of Ophthalmology and Optometry/Biomedical Engineering Wenzhou Medical University Wenzhou China Biography
Biography of Wencan Wu
Prof. Wencan Wu is the Dean at the School of Ophthalmology and Optometry/Biomedical Engineering, and the Director of the Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical University, China. He was a Fellow at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (USA) and a Senior Visitor at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (Australia). His research focuses on the applications of bioactive materials in the area of ophthalmic diagnosis and therapy. He pioneered the fundamental research and clinic applications in the field of Eye-Nose Related Minimally Invasive Surgery. Dr. Wu has published more than 80 peer-reviewed papers (where he was the first/or corresponding author) in Top academic journals such as Small, Ophthalmology. He is the Lead Chief Investigator of the National Key R&D Program of China. Dr. Wu is an Associate Editor of Chinese Journal of Endoscopy, and Chinese Journal of Medical Engineering.
Shangfeng Yang Department of Material Science and Engineering University of Science and Technology of China Hefei China Biography
Biography of Shangfeng Yang
Dr. Shangfeng Yang is a Professor at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), China. He received his Ph. D. in Chemistry from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2003. He then joined Leibniz‐Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW) Dresden, Germany as an Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Fellow and a Guest Scientist. In December 2007 he joined USTC as a full professor at Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale & Department of Materials Science and Engineering and has been appointed as Department Head since Oct. 2014. He was elected as Fellow of RSC (FRSC) and awarded the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. His major research field is nanocarbon materials and novel solar cells. He has published over 270 peer‐reviewed papers with total citations over 6500 times.
Meltem Yanilmaz Textile Engineering Department Istanbul Technical University Istanbul Turkey Biography
Biography of Meltem Yanilmaz
Meltem Yanilmaz is an associate professor in the Textile Engineering department in Istanbul Technical University. She got her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Textile Engieering from Istanbul Technical University. She received her Ph.D degree in Fiber and Polymer Science from North Carolina State University in 2015. She has more than 30 peer reviewed publications and over 1800 citations with h index 18. Her Research interests are nanofiber production and applications, nanocomposite materials, conductive polymers, electronic applications of nanofibers, nanostructured materials for energy storage and conversion.
Junqiu Zhang State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and Materials Jilin University Changchun China Biography
Biography of Junqiu Zhang
Prof. JunQiu Zhang received his Ph.D. from Jilin University in 2011, and a bachelor's degree from Northeast Agriculture University in 2008. Currently, he is a full Professor at Jilin University. Dr. He is a founding member at International Society of Bionic Engineering. JunQiu Zhang’s research interest focuses on bionic functional materials, mechanical bionic, engineering bionic, functional bionic, bionic protective material. He has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.
Xing Zhang Institute of Metal Research Chinese Academy of Sciences Liaoning China Biography
Biography of Xing Zhang
Dr. Xing Zhang received his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of California, San Diego in 2007. He conducted his post-doctoral research work at the School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego (2008- 2011) and in the Bioengineering Department at Rice University (2011-2013). Dr. Zhang was appointed as a professor in Materials Science at the Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in 2013. Dr Zhang’s research has been focused on biomaterials for bone defect, repair and heart valve replacement. He also serves as an associate editor for Experimental Techniques, and a guest editor for Materials Technology.
Peng Zhang School of Materials Science and engineering Zhengzhou University Zhengzhou China Biography
Biography of Peng Zhang
Prof. Peng Zhang received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from Northeast Normal University, China
(2014). After postdoctoral research at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Germany, he joined the School of
Materials Science and engineering as a Distinguished Professor at Zhengzhou University. His current
research interests focus on micro-and nanotechnology including low dimensional carbon-based materials
(Graphene, CNF, Carbon layer etc.) and their applications in the fields of environment remediation and
energy storage. He has published more than 50 SCI papers in the above fields such as Adv. Mater., Adv.
Func. Mater., Appl. Catal. B: Environ.. His work has been cited more than 3,600 times, H-index is 32.
Ming Zheng School of Materials Science and Physics China University of Mining and Technology Xuzhou China Biography
Biography of Ming Zheng
Prof. Ming Zheng obtained his PhD degree from Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2015. He was awarded Japan Society for The Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship in 2018. In 2019, he was invited to join China University of Mining and Technology as a full professor. His current research interests include functional thin-film materials and devices. He has authored or co-authored 30 papers published in international reputed journals including NPG Asia Mater., Adv. Funct. Mater., Nano Energy, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (2), Appl. Phys. Lett. (8), Phys. Rev. Applied (2), Phys. Rev. B. He also served as the referee for well-known journals, such as ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, J. Mater. Chem. C, Adv. Electron. Mater., etc.
Jose A. de Castro Department of Mechanical Engineering Federal Fluminense University Rio de Janeiro Brazil Biography
Biography of Jose A. de Castro
Dr. de Castro Graduated in Metallurgical Engineering from the Federal University of Ouro Preto (1993),
obtained his masters degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Fluminense Federal University (1996)
and Ph.D. in engineering with an emphasis in process simulation from Tohoku University, Japan
(2001). Currently serving as a Professor at Fluminense Federal University with experience in Materials and Metallurgy
Engineering, with emphasis on Steel. He works mainly on topics such as computational
simulation of Processes, high oven, Sintering, Environment.
Associate Editorial Board Member
Guodong Liu School of Energy Science and Engineering Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin China Biography
Biography of Guodong Liu
Guodong Liu is an Associate Professor at School of Energy Science and Engineering of
Harbin Institute of Technology. He graduated from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2004
and got PhD degree in 2010. He visited Colorado School of Mines during 2012-2013 and
Princeton University during 2018-2019 as a visiting scholar. He is currently working on
experimental and theoretical study of multiphase flows and design of novel heat transfer
Volkan Senay Department of Medical Services and Techniques Bayburt University Bayburt Turkey Biography
Biography of Volkan Senay
Dr. Şenay obtained his Ph.D. in Physics from the Institute of Science, Eskişehir
Osmangazi University, Turkey. Dr. Şenay also holds Masters Degree in Physics
from the Eskişehir Osmangazi University. Currently Dr. Şenay is a Assoc. Prof. in
Bayburt University, Turkey. His main scientific interest is nano-structured thin films
manufactured by physical vapor deposition techniques. He published more than
50 peer reviewed scientific publications in international journals.
Lu Yan Department of Otorhinolaryngology Wenzhou Medical University Wenzhou China Biography
Biography of Lu Yan
Lu Yan is an Associate Professor from Wenzhou Medical University after her graduation from
South China University in 2010. She was a Visiting Scholar in Case Western Reserve University
during 2013-2015. Her research area focuses on the development of novel nanomaterials for
regeneration of nerve (tissues). Yan has published 20 peer-reviewed papers including ACS Appl.
Mater. Interfaces., J. Mater. Chem., and Brit. J. Pharmacol., and three granted patents. She has
received the 1st Class Award of the Medical Health Science and Technology Prize, and the 3rd
Class Award of the Natural Science Academic Prize of Zhejiang Province.
Jin-Shui Yang College of Aerospace and Civil Engineering Harbin Engineering University Harbin China Biography
Biography of Jin-Shui Yang
Dr. J.S. Yang received his Ph.D. degree in Engineering Mechanics from Harbin Institute of
Technology, PR China in 2017. He is now an associate professor of College of Aerospace and Civil
Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, China. Dr. Yang's current research interests are
focused on design, fabrication and mechanical behavior of advanced fiber composite materials
and structures. He has authored over 25 peer-reviewed scientific articles on mechanics of
composite materials and structures.
Wanneng Ye Qingdao University Qingdao China Biography
Biography of Wanneng Ye
Wanneng Ye received his PhD in material science from Qingdao University in
2014, and then he was appointed the faculty of Qingdao University. In 2017 he
became a associate professor at Qingdao University. He has published more than
40 papers. His current research interests focus on synthesis and performance of
environmental functional materials, catalysis, and transmission electron
microscopy study of ferroelectric domains in ferroelectrics.
Wei Zhang School of Water Conservancy and Enviornment Zhengzhou University Zhengzhou China Biography
Biography of Wei Zhang
Dr. Wei Zhang is Executive Deputy Director of Zhengzhou Key Laboratory of Water Resource and Environment, the Under-Secretary-General for Water Resources Professional Committee of Chinese Natural Resources Society, the Under-Secretary-General for the First High-Level Forum on "Yellow River Protection and Development", and a Committee Member for International Water Association China Youth Committee (IWA Youth Committee). His research covers preparation of adsorption materials and catalytic materials, recycling of WEEE, removal of heavy metal from polluted water or soil, and removal of Microplastics from natural water. As a first author or corresponding author, he has already published 10 SCI papers, 1 EI paper and 7 Chinese core papers. He has already published one monograph about environmental materials as second chief editor.
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Yedluri A. Kumar Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Pusan National University–Busan Busan South Korea Biography
Biography of Yedluri A. Kumar
Dr. Yedluri Anil Kumar received his Ph.D. from Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea. Currently he is a research assistant at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Solarcell Laboratory, in Pusan National University. Area of interest includes: Energy Storage (Fast Charging, Super capacitors, Batteries) and Energy Conversion (Perovskite solar cells, Quantum dot sensitized solar cells, Dye sensitized) solar cells. Dr. Kumar has published 27 papers in international journals of good repute.