Feng-Xing Jiang Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University Jiangxi China Biography
Biography of Feng-Xing Jiang
F. Jiang received his Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry in 2013 from Soochow University. He is now a professor in department of physics from Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University. Jiang’s research interests lie in organic film/fiber materials including conducting polymer, graphene, and organic/inorganic hybrids in the field of organic thermoelectrics.
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Ram Gupta Pittsburg State University Pittsburg, KS USA Biography
Biography of Ram Gupta
Dr. Ram Gupta is an Associate Professor at Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas, USA. Dr. Gupta’s research focuses on green energy production and storage using conducting polymers and composites, nanomaterials, optoelectronics and photovoltaics devices, organic-inorganic hetero-junctions for sensors, nanomagnetism, bio-based polymers, bio-compatible nanofibers for tissue regeneration, scaffold and antibacterial applications, bio-degradable metallic implants. Dr. Gupta published over 185 peer-reviewed articles in leading science journals, made over 250 national/international/ regional presentations, chaired many sessions at national/international meetings, and received over one and a half million dollars for research and educational activities. He is serving as a member of editorial board for various journals
G. Malucelli Politecnico di Torino Alessandria Italy Biography
Biography of G. Malucelli
Dr. Malucelli obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry from Università degli Studi di Genova (Italy) in 1996. Dr. Malucelli also holds a MSc. in Chemical Engineering from Politecnico di Torino (Italy).
Currently, Dr. Malucelli is Associate Professor at Politecnico di Torino, Dept. of Applied Science and Technology. He co-authored more than 180 peer-reviewed papers dealing with polymer micro- and nanocomposite coatings, frontal polymerization, flame retardancy of polymers, composites and textiles.
O. Metin Atatürk University Erzurum Turkey Biography
Biography of O. Metin
Dr. Önder Metin obtained his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from Middle East Technical University, TURKEY in 2010. He then made post-doctoral studies at Department of Chemistry, Brown University (Rhode Island/USA) in 2013 for one year. He has published 56 papers with the total citations more than 2200 and h-index of 25. He is working as an Associate Professor at Department of Chemistry, Atatürk University on transition metal nanoparticles, bimetallic nanoparticles, nanocatalysis, graphene-based materials, hydrogen storage, electrocatalysis and rechargeable Li-air batteries. He has served as the subject Editor for Turkish Journal of Chemistry since 2013.
Q. Zheng The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Kowloon Hong Kong Biography
Biography of Q. Zheng
Professor Zheng received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Before rejoined HKUST, he was an Alexander von Humboldt research fellow at Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany. Professor Zheng is currently a Research Assistant Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Junior Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) at HKUST.
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M.N. Akhtar MNS University of Engineering and Technology Multan Pakistan Biography
Biography of M.N. Akhtar
Dr. Majid Niaz Akhtar completed his Post Doctorate from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He got his Ph.D. in the field of nanotechnology from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia. He received gold medal awards in his M.Phil and Masters from Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan. On completion of his Master studies, he has worked as a lecturer in AP Degree College, Multan. During his M.Phil studies, he worked as a visiting lecturer in Govt. College of Technology, Multan and Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU), Multan. He has been involved in conducting basic research in the fields of advanced material science for microwave absorption and memory storage devices. He has worked in COMSATS University, Islamabad (CUI), Lahore as Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics. Dr. Niaz has expertise in the field of magnetic materials, composites, advanced functional materials and RF microwave devices (EM Antenna, Nanodevices). He has published more than 120 research papers in well-renowned impact factor journals.
Section: Organic Chemistry Graphene
V. Gupta CSIR-National Physical laboratory New Delhi India
Section: Graphene Composites
A.K. Singh University of Johannesburg Johannesburg South Africa Biography
Biography of A.K. Singh
Dr. Abhay Kumar Singh is presently working in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Johannesburg. He did UG teaching and research in Mahatma Gandi Kashi Vidhyapit, Varanasi, India andat UG and PG level in Lovely Professional University, in India. He did work as a Brain Korea 21 postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Department of Physics (jointly), in Incheon National University, South Korea. He was also Dr. D.S. Kothari Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India. His current research interest including, chalcogenide photovoltaic solar cell, chalcogen-nano composites, chalcogenide metallic/-non-metallic multicomponent alloys, TMD materials etc thermal, optical and electrical characterizations. He had successfully introduced the Se-Zn-In and Se-Zn-Te-In two new series of chalcogenide glasses in 2009, 2010, and SZS-MWCNT and SZS-GF in 2012. His experimental findings has been demonstrated in more than 40 technical research publications in reputed international journals, additionally two international book chapters and one book (in process). He also worked as a research staff in NML-CSIR Lab.
Shicai Xu, PhD, Professor, currently serves in Shandong Key Laboratory of Biophysics, Dezhou
University. He received his PhD in College of Physics and Electronics, Shandong Normal
University, PR China in 2014. His research focuses on biosensors based on nanomaterials and
nanodevices, including: preparing graphene; field-effect transistor (FET), fluorescence, optical
fiber biosensors, and surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy; and the fabrication and applications
of low-dimension nanomaterials. Prof. Xu has published over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles
and is a coinventor of 8 patent applications. His total citation is 1449 and h-index is 23 according
to Google Scholar.
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M. Aamir Mirpur University of Science and technology Mirpur Pakistan Biography
Biography of M. Aamir
Muhammad Aamir received his Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry for Synthesis of Metal
Halide Perovskite Materials for light harvesting applications at the Allama Iqbal Open University,
Islamabad, Pakistan in 2018. After a post-doctoral stay at Lahore University of management
sciences (LUMS), Lahore, he moved to Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST),
Mirour-10250 (AJK) as an Assistant Professor in Chemistry. He has authored several research
publications that includes original research articles, reviews and book chapter in the field of
materials. His research interest involve the exploitation of green routs for the development of new
materials for various applications in the field of photovoltaics, photocatalysis and chemical fuel
E.C. Anota University of Puebla Puebla Mexico Biography
Biography of E.C. Anota
Dr. Chigo obtained a doctorate in Chemical Science from the University Autonomous of Puebla, Puebla, Mexico. Dr. Chigo has a Master of Science (Physics) from the same university. Dr. Chigo is full professor University Autonomous of Puebla at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering. He has published more than 66 scientific publications with more than 270 citations.
Dr. Chigo was the funding Editor (2014) and is currently the Editor in Chief of Mex. J. Mat. Sci. Eng. (Mexican scientific journal).
N. Balasubramanian A.C. Tech Campus Anna University Chennai India
S. Banerjee Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics Kolkata India Biography
Biography of S. Banerjee
Dr. Banerjee obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Physics from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Dr. Banerjee also holds Masters Degree in Physics from the University of Bombay, India.
Currently Dr. Banerjee is a Professor in Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India. He has published more than 120 peer reviewed scientific publications in international journals and has authored several chapters in books.
Dr. Banerjee is currently the Editor board member of this journal (‘Current Graphene Science’, CGS), published by Bentham Science Publishers.
B. Basu North Bengal University Darjeeling India Biography
Biography of B. Basu
Basudeb Basu did Ph.D. from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, working on the synthesis of fused and bridged ring systems related to natural products.
He has been working at North Bengal University, Siliguri, India and currently as Professor of Chemistry. He did post-doctoral works at Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA (1987-’89) on total synthesis of marine natural products, and at Lund University, Sweden (1994-’96), on asymmetric synthesis of non-natural amino acids. He was Visiting Professor in Sweden, France, Taiwan, China.
His current research interests include new reactions and methodology involving graphene-based materials and green chemistry.
L. Chen Chinese Academy of Sciences Shandong P.R. China Biography
Biography of L. Chen
Dr. Lingxin Chen obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Analytical Chemistry from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Currently Dr. Chen is professor at the Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has published more than 200 scientific publications and is a named inventor of 20 issued Chinese patents.
Dr. Chen is currently the Editorial Board Member of this journal (Current Graphene Science), published by Bentham Science Publishers.
C. Cheng Free University of Berlin Berlin Germany Biography
Biography of C. Cheng
Chong Cheng is a DRS and AvH postdoc researcher in Freie Universität Berlin. He obtained his BS degree in Biomedical Engineering, Sichuan University. Then, he pursued his Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Prof. Changsheng Zhao. From 2013, he had been doing research works at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with Prof. Nicholas A. Kotov as Joint-Training Ph.D. student. After finishing his Ph.D studies, he joined the group of Prof. Dr. Rainer Haag as a DRS POINT and Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral researcher in the Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin.
L. Fu Hangzhou Dianzi University Zhejiang China Biography
Biography of L. Fu
Li Fu studied Environmental chemistry in Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) and received BS in 2012. He got BS(Honors) from Swinburne in 2013. He completed PhD in Material Chemistry in 2017 from Swinburne. He joined Hangzhou Dianzi University in 2017 as lecture. He was appointed as a associated professor in 2018.
His research interests include 2D materials synthesis and functionalization, biosensing, archaeological analysis and plant taxonomy. He has authored and co-authored more than 70 refereed journal publications (citations 1100, H index= 21), 1 book and 6 invited book chapters. He served as a guest associate editor for Frontiers in Chemistry.
D. He Wuhan University of Technology Wuhan China Biography
Biography of D. He
Daping He did the Postdocs in University of Science and Technology of China (cooperative with Prof. Yadong Li and Prof. Zhaoxiang Deng), University of Bath (cooperative with Prof. Frank Marken) and University of Cambridge (cooperative with Dr. Laura Torrent). He was awarded as Newton International Fellow in 2014 by Royal Society of Chemistry and back to work in Wuhan University of Technology in January 2017, as a member of Hubei Engineering Research Center of RF-Microwave Technology and Application and director of Innovation Lab of Interdisciplinary research. His research interest is preparation and application of nano composite materials, such as synthesis and structure control of advanced graphene materials, interface design of noble metal and application of these materials into new energy devices, sensors and area of RF microwaves. He has published more than 40 papers in SCI journals including Nature Communication, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Advanced Materials with around 600 citing times.
P. He University of Science and Technology Beijing Beijing China Biography
Biography of P. He
Pingge He (Ph.D.): Pingge He received her Ph. D. degree from Central South
University and visited Purdue University as a visiting scholar at 2014 to 2017.
Currently, she is an associated professor in the Institute of Advanced
Materials and Technology, University of Science and Technology Beijing,
China. Her research is currently focused on the controllable synthesis of
nanostructures and their applications in energy storage systems
(supercapacitors and batteries).
L. Huang Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences Agency for Science, Technology and Research Singapore City Singapore Biography
Biography of L. Huang
Lin Huang is currently a research scientist at the Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, A*STAR, Singapore. He received his DEA and PhD in surface organometallic chemistry and catalysis from the Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse, CNRS, France. His research interests include surface organometallic chemistry, metal catalysis towards hydroformylation, carbon-carbon coupling, ethanol steam reforming and hydrogenation of monoglyderides, solid acid catalysis for dehydration of biomass derivatives such as glycerol and lactic acid, conversion of syngas to light olefins.
M.A. Hussein King Abdulaziz University Jeddah Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of M.A. Hussein
M. A. Hussein is an associate professor at Assiut University (AU), Egypt and King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Saudi Arabia. He obtained his BSc and PhD in Polymer. He got a post-doctoral position in the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France and University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia. He visited University Sains Malaysia (USM) and University of Porto (UP) as visiting researcher. His research interests in the area of smart materials including: polymers polymer composites. Dr. Hussein published +70 research articles in ISI journal and attend several conferences and workshops in the field of polymer chemistry and martial science.
S.N. Jaisankar CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR-CLRI) Chennai India Biography
Biography of S.N. Jaisankar
Dr. Sellamuthu N. Jaisankar obtained his Ph.D. degree (2003) in Polymer Technology from Anna University, Chennai, India. Dr. Jaisankar is currently Principal Scientist in the Polymer Science Technology Division at Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR-CLRI), Chennai, India. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas of Single-walled carbon nanotubes, Polymer clay nanocomposites, Interpenetrating networks (IPNs), Synthesis of ionic liquid crystal polymers (LCP), Blocked isocyanates, Hybrid nanogel and Graft copolymers. Dr. Jaisankar, as an author/co-author, has published more than 50 articles in various journals, having over 490 total citations.
B. Jaleh Bu-Ali Sina University Hamedan Iran Biography
Biography of B. Jaleh
Professor Babak Jaleh received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Physics at Amirkabir University of Technology (2004) in Iran. He has been a professor at the Bu Ali Sina University, Iran since 2016. In addition, Prof. Jaleh serves as the Director of the Nanocomposite Lab and at Bu Ali Sina University. His research interests include physicochemical properties of graphene supported metal nanoparticles and their applications in Physics and also as catalyst in Organic reactions. He has published more than 80 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, 100 conference papers, 1 book chapter and 3 national patents. He has received many awards in Iran.
Dr. Tifeng Jiao is a professor and vice director of School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Yanshan University. He received his PhD degree in physical chemistry from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006. Afterwards he worked at the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (France) as a Postdoctoral Associate of CNRS. Now his research interests focus on the preparation, assembly and applications of nanomaterials and nanocomposites. Up to now, he has published more than 110 SCI-indexed papers and acted as peer reviewers for more than 30 Journals as well as Guest Editors of several journals.
R. Kumar University of Campinas-UNICAMP Campinas, Sao Paulo Brazil Biography
Biography of R. Kumar
Rajesh Kumar is a visiting scientist in the Center for Semi-conductor Components and Nanotechnology (CCS Nano), University of Campinas (UNICAMP), São Paulo, Brazil.. He earned his Ph.D. (Physics) degree from Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University (B.H.U), India. He has worked in KAIST, Daejeon (Postdoctoral Researcher) and Yonsei University (Research Professor), Seoul, South Korea. His main research interests are the synthesis, characterization, modifications, assemblies and applications of the graphitic carbon nano-materials as graphene and CNTs. He has published two international book chapters, five review articles and several research articles in peer-reviewed international journals.
W. Lei Deakin University Geelong Australia Biography
Biography of W. Lei
Dr. Weiwei Lei obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) from State Key Lab of Superhard Materials, Jilin University, China (2010). He was a research fellow at The Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany in 2010–2011. He is a senior research scientist at Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM), Deakin University, Australia under an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA). He is a member of The Editorial Board of Scientific Reports from the publishers pf Nature from 2015. His research interests include development of two-dimensional nanomaterials and their composite films for environmental protection, energy storage, and photonic and biological applications.
Dr Junshuai Li is currently a Professor (2011.12-) at School of Physical Science & Technology, Lanzhou University, China. Prior to holding this position, Dr Li performed research on preparation of high-performance PV materials and structures, design and fabrication of advanced Si nanostructure-based PV devices at Saitama University, Japan (2006.10-2008.09) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2008.09-2012.03). Now his main research interest focuses on the optical and electrical behaviors in subwavelength semiconductor structures, novel semiconductor materials and renewable energy devices.
S. Li Technical University of Berlin Berlin Germany Biography
Biography of S. Li
Shuang Li received her Bachelor degree at Sichuan University, and then she moved to Shanghai Jiao Tong University for Master’s degree studies from 2011 under the supervision of Prof. Yuezeng Su and Prof. Xinliang Feng. During Master period, she took part in the ERC grant 2DMATER at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany in 2013. After finishing the Master study, she became a research scholar from 2014 at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in the group of Prof. Nicolas A. Kotov. From 2015, she was doing her Ph.D research studies in the group of Prof. Arne Thomas in chemistry at Technische Universität Berlin. Now, she is going to start her independent postdoc researches at Technische Universität Berlin. Her current research focuses on synthesis of metal-organic precursors based porous carbon and graphene based nanocomposites and their applications as advanced electrode and catalytic materials.
W. Li Shanghai University of Engineering Science Shanghai China Biography
Biography of W. Li
Dr. Wenyao Li received his PhD degree in Material Physics and Chemistry from Donghua
University (2014). His now an associate professor in Shanghai University of Engineering Science.
He has authored and co-authored more than 50 refereed journal publications and H-index is 26,
and held over 20 patents. His current research interests focus on the preparation, characterization
and application of low-dimensional semiconductor nanomaterials, and exploring the application of
these nanomaterials in the new generation of energy storage devices, such as supercapacitors, Li-
ion batteries, and optical and electrochemical catalysis.
M. Li Chongqing University Chongqing China Biography
Biography of M. Li
Dr. Meng Li received his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from National University of Singapore in 2015 and worked as postdoctoral research fellow at the same institute in 2015-2016. Dr. Li joined Chongqing University as Assistant Professor in School of Energy Power Engineering in 2017. Dr. Li has been serving as an Associate Professor at Chongqing University. Dr. Li has published more than 40 articles in peer- reviewed journals on synthesis of Nano-functional materials for the applications of energy storage and conversion.
J.P. Lukaszewicz Nicholas Copernicus University Torun Poland Biography
Biography of J.P. Lukaszewicz
Jerzy Pawel Lukaszewicz: born 07.06.1952 in Lodz (Polnad). Completed MSc in Chemistry at Nicholas Copernicus University (NCU), Torun (Poland). PhD and DSc (Habilitation) got at Nicholas Copernicus University in the area of Chemistry and Materials Science. Current employment at the Faculty of Chemistry NCU as Associate Professor. Head of Chair of Materials Chemistry Adsorption and Catalysis. Director of Center of Modern Interdisciplinary Technology of NCU. Current research interests: N-rich activated carbons, Graphene exfoliation and 3-D structurization, Biomass thermal degradation. Author and co-author of more than 100 papers and patents. Participation at more than 200 conferences.
S. Ma Xi’an Jiaotong University Xi’an China Biography
Biography of S. Ma
Dr. Shengqiang Ma did his B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD from School of Materials Science and Engineering, Xi’an University of Technology (2001-2012). Currently, he is Associate Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Xi’an Jiaotong University. His research interests focus on the abrasive wear resistance of materials, corrosion and oxidation of alloys, liquid metal corrosion and embrittlement, solid phase transformation, coatings and control of interfacial films. He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed journal publications, including Acta Materialia and Corrosion Science, etc.
P. Marques University of Aveiro Aveiro Portugal
H. P. de Oliveira Federal University of São Francisco Valley Bahia Brazil Biography
Biography of H. P. de Oliveira
Dr. de Oliveira obtained a doctorate (D.Sc.) in Physics from the Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil) and post doctorate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA). Currently, Dr. de Oliveira is Associated Professor of Federal University of Sao Francisco Valley (Brazil). He has published more than 60 papers and inventor of 6 Brazilian patents. Dr. de Oliveira is currently the Review Editor of Frontiers in Materials.
Dr. Qing Peng is a Research Fellow in the department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, visiting scholar of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and an adjunct professor of Wuhan University. His research focuses on advanced materials mechanics using multiscale, first-principles, molecular dynamics, and finite-element modeling and simulations. He is the main developer of the QCDFT (Quasi-Continuum Density Functional Theory) which allows standard density functional theory calculations of materials at micron scales and beyond. His most recent work is about mechanics under extreme conditions, including high dose radiation damage.
A.D. Phan Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology Hanoi Vietnam Biography
Biography of A.D. Phan
Doctor Anh D. Phan received his bachelor’s degree in physics from Hanoi National University of Education in 2009, and his master in applied physics from University of South Florida in 2012. He completed PhD in physics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2018. Doctor Anh D. Phan joined Institute of Physics, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam as a research scientist in 2009. His research is focused on optical properties of graphene, heat transfer, photothermal effects, and glassy dynamics in polymer systems.
J. Qiao Donghua University Shanghai P.R.China
A.V. Raghu Jain University Bangalore India Biography
Biography of A.V. Raghu
Dr. Anjanapura V. Raghu received his Ph.D. degree in polymer Science from Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India, and he served as a Postdoc at Energy Harvest-Storage Research Center, University of Ulsan, Republic of Korea. He is presently serving as a Professor at the Center for Emerging Technologies, Department of Basic Science, Jain University, India. He has published about 60 research articles in reputed national/international journals, 5 book chapters, 25 conference proceedings, and one review article. He acts as a Potential Reviewer for more than 70 international journals. He is editor/editorial board member in many International Journals. He received many National/International award in his credit.
J.A. Rather Sultan Qaboos University Muscat Oman Biography
Biography of J.A. Rather
Dr. Jahangir Ahmad Rather is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. He completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship (Non-Postdoc Fellowship by the Belgian Science Policy, Belspo) from the Environmental Analysis group, Department of Chemistry, University of Antwerp, Belgium. He received his PhD and MSc in chemistry from the Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India in 2011 and 2008 respectively.
His research focus involves development of electrochemical sensors based on graphene, carbon nanotubes and biosensors based on Enzymes and Aptamers conjugated nanomaterials for detection of the endocrine disruptors in real samples. He has used solubilized system for the electroanalysis of target molecules, which may lead to the path of green technology. He has published 25 articles in high impact journals.
H. Roghani-Mamaqani Sahand University of Technology Sahand Iran Biography
Biography of H. Roghani-Mamaqani
Hossein Roghani-Mamaqani was born in Tabriz on August 11, 1985. He completed his
bachelor’s degree in polymer engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT). As
an MSc student, he worked on synthesis of nanocomposites by in situ controlled radical
methods at the same university and was awarded the Outstanding MSc Researcher Prize.
He completed his PhD with a project on in situ synthesis of nanocomposites with carbon
based nanofillers like graphene and carbon nanotube and also various grafting reactions.
He worked in Petrochemical Research and Technology Company as a researcher. He has
been working as advisor to president of Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI).
Currently, he is an assistant professor of Polymer Engineering Department at Sahand
University of Technology. He was nominated as the young recognized assistant professor
by National Elite Foundation. Also, he is a member of Iran Polymer Society and Iran
Chemical Engineering Society. His research interest lies in the area of polymerization
reactions and kinetics, controlled/living polymerization reactions in various reaction
A.K. Samantara School of Chemical Sciences Bhubaneswar India Biography
Biography of A.K. Samantara
Dr. Samantara is a post-doctorate fellow in School of Chemical Sciences at National Institute of Science Education and Research, Khordha, Odisha, India. He has Doctorate in Science from CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, India. He obtained his Master of philosophy in chemistry from Utkal University and Master of Science in Advanced Organic Chemistry from Ravenshaw University, Odisha. Dr. Samantara’s has authored in 19 peer reviewed international journals, Six Books (two Books in Springer, Two in Arcler Publications, Two in Indian Publishing houses) and four Book Chapters. In his credit he has honored with various national and international Awards.
S. Sharma University of Birmingham Birmingham UK Biography
Biography of S. Sharma
Dr Surbhi Sharma completed her PhD on graphene oxide (Ulster University) in 2011. Before this, she acquired her BSc.(Hons.) degree in Physics followed by Masters in Nanoscience. She worked at the Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research (University of Birmingham, 2011-2016) as a teaching fellow. She is also a Fellow of Higher Education Academy.
She has extensively studied graphene materials and their applications in low temperature fuel cells and other electrochemical systems. She has also explored polymer-metal nanoparticle hybrid coatings for stainless steel bipolar plates and bacteria assisted simultaneous reduction of and metal nanoparticle deposition on graphene. She has over 24 peer reviewed journal publications (citations 1250). She is also the Editorial Board Member for the journal Nano-Micro Letters, Springer.
A. Shirzadmehr Islamic Azad University Sari Iran Biography
Biography of A. Shirzadmehr
I received my Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry in 2014 at Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran. I am currently working in Mazandaran Wood Paper Industries, Sari, Iran as a Production Controller and also as a researcher in Young Researchers and Elite Club, Sari Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sari, Iran. My research interests are based within the fields of analytical, bioanalytical and environmental chemistry, Electrochemical Sensors, Nano-chemistry, Graphene nano-structures, Molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) nano-particles, Ion imprinted polymer (IIP) nano-particles particularly applied aspects of determination sciences, including new materials and technologies for application within electrochemical sensors for detecting of hazardous species.
B. Sohrabi Iran University of Science Technology Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of B. Sohrabi
Dr.Sohrabi received M.Sc. from Tarbiat Moallem University. He further obtained Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. Hussein Gharibi from same institute. He is presently working as an Associate Professor of physical chemistry at Iran Science and Technology University. His skills and expertise are in Physical Chemistry, Thermodynamics, Surfactants, Micelles, Zeta Potential, Micellar Systems, Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions and Super hydrophobicity. He has contributed more than 40 publications, having citations around 528.
Ji-Ming Song received his PhD degree in inorganic chemistry from University of Science and Technology of China in 2007, and worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale from June, 2007 to May, 2009. He worked in Carnegie Mellon Unversity as a visiting scholar from November, 2013 to November, 2014. Currently he is a professor of Anhui University. His research fields are the synthesis, assembly, characterization and applications of nanomaterials, such as thermoelectricity, photocatalysis, and supercapacitor. Dr. Ji-Ming has published over 60 papers in refereed international journals, one chapter of book, and ten authorized patents.
Z. Sun Beijing University of Chemical Technology Bochum Germany Biography
Biography of Z. Sun
Dr. Zhenyu Sun obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Physical Chemistry from Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. Currently, Dr. Zhenyu Sun is Full Professor in the College of Chemical Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology. He has published more than 76 scientific publications, 1 book chapter and is a named inventor of 2 issued Chinese patents.
Dr. Zhenyu Sun is currently one of the Editorial board members of this journal (Current Graphene Science), published by Bentham Science Publishers.
L.C. Wei University of Malaya Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Biography
Biography of L.C. Wei
Lai’s main research interests are in the areas of chemically modified metal oxide photocatalysts and graphene materials, especially applied in environmental pollution management and solar energy technology. Lai has spent more than 7 years to develop, optimize and simplify the technology lies in the synthesis of nanoparticles, metal oxide nano-architecture and carbon/graphene materials which are of high significance for green energy and environment applications. Lai’s works have been published in more than 70 refereed international top-tier journals. Through his research work, Lai is recognised as among the calibre and outstanding young scientists in the country, who have the potential of advancing the scientific ecosystem in Malaysia.
J. Wu University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH USA Biography
Biography of J. Wu
Dr. Jingjie Wu, Ph.D., is currently serving as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. To date, Dr. Wu has published over 40 publications in top international journals, including Nature Energy, ACS catalysis and ACS Nano. His research is focused on the heterogeneous catalysis for sustainable chemical synthesis based on coupled energy sources. Furthermore, his recent focus is on the electrochemical, thermochemical, photothermal, and magnetothermal conversion of Ca molecules and N2 into commodity chemicals or alternative fuels. He is also interested in the design and fabrication of nano/micro-scale stretchable energy storage devices for powering nano-bioelectronics and microelectronics.
J. Zhang Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin China Biography
Biography of J. Zhang
Dr. Jia Zhang is a professor at the School of Mechatronics Engineering at the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China. He received a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at HIT in 2014. After that, he became a full-time faculty at the School and Key Laboratory of Microsystem and Microstructure Manufacturing, Ministry of Education, HIT. His research interests are focused on fundamental and applied aspects of nano/micro-scale fabrication as well as materials and patterning techniques for electronic and photonic devices. He has published more than 50 papers in journals as well as 7 authorized patents. He has also served as a peer-reviewer in several international journals.
C. Zhang Tianjin University Tianjin China Biography
Biography of C. Zhang
Dr. Chen Zhang received his Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry from Tianjin University, China, and continued his research in the School of Marine Science and Technology at the same university. His research focuses on novel carbon materials (graphene, graphene oxide, activated carbons, etc.) with their applications in energy storage and environmental protection, including lithium-sulfur batteries, lithium-ion batteries and supercapacitors. His research has contributed to over 40 peer-reviewed papers, with more than 1600 total citations. Additionally, Dr. Zhang won the Carbon Journal Prize in 2016.
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M.R. Akbarpour University of Maragheh Maragheh Iran Biography
Biography of M.R. Akbarpour
Dr. Akbarpour has received Ph.D. in Materials engineering from Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC), Iran, and works at University of Maragheh, Iran as a faculty member. Currently Dr. Akbarpour is an Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and the Director
of Material Engineering department, University of Maragheh. He has published over 50 journal papers. Dr. Akbarpour does research in Materials Engineering. His current projects are 'shape memory and intermetallic matrix nanocomposites, and metal-carbon composites and coatings.
E. Ghasali Materials and Energy Research Center Alborz Iran Biography
Biography of E. Ghasali
Dr. Ghasali has received Ph.D. in Materials engineering from Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC), Iran, and works at Material and Energy research center, Iran as researcher. He has published over 40 journal papers. Dr. Ghasali does research in Materials Engineering. His current projects are Novel bio-inspiration carbon structure, novel MAX phases and high entropy composite.
A. Policicchio University of Calabria Cosenza Italy Biography
Biography of A. Policicchio
Dr. Alfonso Policicchio graduated in Physics in 2004 from Università della Calabria. Later in 2007, he did PhD in Physics from the same university. After his PhD, he carried out his teaching activities in the fields of basic and applied physics in various institutions. Since 2004, he is a collaborator in the spin-off company of the CNR DeltaE srl that is responsible for the scientific R D activities. Dr. Policicchio is currently responsible in the development of innovative systems and procedures for energy raw materials.
E.G. Shustin Kotel'nikov Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics Moscow Russian Federation Biography
Biography of E.G. Shustin
Dr. Evgeniy G. Shustin is currently acting as a senior, leading and principal researcher and head of experimental Group of Plasma Electronics in V.A, Kotelnikov Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics of RAS, Fryazino branch, Russia. He did his PhD in plasma physics from Kotelnikov Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics in the year 1969. Dr. Shustin is author and co-author of around 100 scientific publications.
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R. Gupta Pittsburg State University Pittsburg, KS USA Biography
Biography of R. Gupta
Dr. Ram Gupta joined Pittsburg State University as an Assistant Professor in 2013. Before joining to Pittsburg State University, he worked as an Assistant Research Professor at Missouri State University, Springfield, MO then as a Senior Research Scientist at North Carolina AT State University, Greensboro, NC. Dr. Gupta’s research focus on green energy production and storage using conducting polymers and composites, nanomaterials, optoelectronics and photovoltaics devices, organic-inorganic hetero-junctions for sensors, nanomagnetism, bio-based polymers, bio-compatible nanofibers for tissue regeneration, scaffold and antibacterial applications, bio-degradable metallic implants. Dr. Gupta has published more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented/attended more than 100 national/international conferences. He is a member of editorial board and reviewer for various leading science journals. Dr. Gupta has received several internal and external (NSF, DoE, KINBRE, USA) funding to promote research and educational activities.
Feng-Xing Jiang Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University Jiangxi China
F. Jiang received his Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry in 2013 from Soochow University. He is now a professor in department of physics from Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University. Jiang’s research interests lie in organic film/fiber materials including conducting polymer, graphene, and organic/inorganic hybrids in the field of organic thermoelectrics.