Dae Joon Kang 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
Marquis Who′s Who in the World 2009 and 2014
H. Cölfen University of Konstanz Konstanz Germany Biography
Biography of H. Cölfen
Dr. Helmut Coelfen is a Full Professor of Physical Chemistry at University Konstanz, Germany. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry at Gerhard Mercator University Duisburg, Germany. He has 293 Publications at 8/2016, H-Index 64, > 17200 total citations and 29 cover pages. Invited book (ca. 300 pages) “Mesocrystals and Non Classical Crystallization“ published by John Wiley & Sons 6/08. Co-Author: Markus Antonietti.
Honorary Senior Advisor
Ferid Murad (Nobel Laureate) Palo Alto Veterans Hospital Palo Alto, CA USA
E. Ruiz- Hitzky Materials Science Institute of Madrid Madrid Spain Biography
Biography of E. Ruiz- Hitzky
Prof. Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Science from the University of Louvain (Belgium) and also in Chemistry from the Complutense University, Madrid (Spain). Currently is Researcher Professor and Head of the Nanostructured Hybrid, Biohybrid & Porous Materials Group at the Materials Science Institute of Madrid, belonging to the National Research Council of Spain (CSIC).
He has published more than 250 scientific publications and is inventor of about 30 patents.
Prof. Ruiz-Hitzky is currently Associate Editor of Current Nanoscience and the Editor-in-Chief of Recent Patents in Nanotechnology journals, both published by Bentham.
S. Yang Guizhou University Guiyang P.R. China Biography
Biography of S. Yang
Prof. Song Yang is Professor and Director of Center for R&D of Fine Chemicals, Guizhou University, China. He obtained his Ph.D. from Guizhou University in 2005, and accepted a post-doctoral position in the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA. His research interests include biomass conversion, biodiesel, discovery of new agrochemicals, and functional nanomaterials. Prof. Yang has authored/co-authored over 30 patents and more than 250 scientiﬁc papers in international journals (H-index: 43). He has been awarded with various honors and awards, such as China National ‘Ten-Thousand-Talent Plan’ (2016), China National Young Scientific Innovation Talents (2014), China Distinguished Professor of Cheung Kong Scholars Program (2013), and China National S&T Award for Young Scientists (2013).
F. Zhang Fudan University Shanghai P.R. China Biography
Biography of F. Zhang
Fan Zhang received his PhD in 2008 from Fudan University followed by more than 2 years postdoctoral experience (2008-2010) from the prestigious, world leading laboratories in University of California at Santa Barbara (Galen. D. Stucky’s group) before joining as an associate professor in the Chemistry Department of Fudan University in 2010. He became a full professor in Fudan University since 2013. Prof. Zhang has authored a number of book chapters, patents and more than 80 peer-reviewed research papers in international journals with the high impact factors with 4200 citations and authored 2 English books.
I. Iavicoli University of Naples Federico II Naples Italy Biography
Biography of I. Iavicoli
Prof. Ivo Iavicoli obtained his degree in Medicine and his specialty in Occupational Medicine (both cum laude) at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome, Italy. He completed a Ph.D. in Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene at the University of Milan. At present he is Associate Professor of Occupational Medicine at the Department of Public Health of the University of Naples ‘Federico II’. He is also Adjunct Professor at the School of Public Health and Health Sciences of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, U.S.A.
He is the author of more than 250 publications in national and international journals.
E.B. Souto University of Coimbra Coimbra Portugal Biography
Biography of E.B. Souto
Eliana B. Souto is Assistant Professor with Habilitation degree in Pharmaceutical Technology at the Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Coimbra (UC, Portugal). Dr. Souto graduated in pharmaceutical sciences in 2000 from the same university. In 2002 she obtained a post-graduated master's degree in Pharmaceutical Technology from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Portugal. In 2005, she was awarded with the doctoral degree in Pharmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics and Nanotechnology from the Institute of Pharmacy, Free University of Berlin (Germany) and in 2012 received the Habilitation Degree from Fernando Pessoa University, in Porto. Since 2004, Dr. Souto has published more than 150 papers in scientific journals with international referee, edited 4 books and contributed with more than 40 book chapters. The scientific production also includes more than 60 Conference Proceedings and 120 Abstracts presented in international conferences.
Y. Lin Washington State University Pullman, WA USA Biography
Biography of Y. Lin
Dr. Yuehe Lin is a professor in School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University (WSU). He also holds a joint appointment at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), conducts research in nanotechnology, particularly development of small-scale devices, materials and analytical systems for biomedical diagnosis, drug delivery and energy and environmental applications. He has ~400 publications with a total citation about 33,000 and h-index 95. He was listed in Thomson Reuters’s highly-cited researchers in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Dr. Lin has over 10 patents. Half of the patents have been licensed to industrial partners for commercialization. He is a fellow of AAAS, Royal Society of Chemistry, and American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.
Dr. Hiraku Onishi is an Associate Professor at Hoshi University, Japan. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Hoshi University, Japan in 1989. He completed his M.S. from the University of Tokyo in 1982. He has published 112 original articles, 12 review articles, 10 books and 5 patents.
Y. Zhou Nanjing University Nanjing P.R. China Biography
Biography of Y. Zhou
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and received his Ph.D.there in 2000. After working at Kyoto University in 2000–01, the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in 2002–03, the National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS, Japan) in 2003–04, the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST, Japan) in 2004–08, and the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2008–09, he joined as a full professor of the Eco-materials and Renewable Energy Research Center (ERERC), School of Physics, National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Nanjing University, China. His research currently focuses on the design and fabrication of solar-light driven clean energy materials for photocatalysis and flexible solar cells. Prof. Zhou has authored more than 100 publications, including 15 reviews and 3 edited books.
A. Qurashi King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Dhahran Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of A. Qurashi
Dr. Ahsanulhaq obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) from the Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, South Korea. Dr. Ahsanulhaq also completed two years post-doctoral fellowship from Toyama Univeristy, Japan.
Currently Dr. Ahsanulhaq is Associate Professor in Center of excellence in nanotechnology (CENT), and Chemistry department in King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He has published more than 60 papers in reputed international journals. Dr. Ahsanulhaq is also editor of Metal chalcogenide nanostructures for renewable energy applications (Wiley)
Dr. Ahsanulhaq is currently editorial board member (EBM) for ISI journals including Nature Scientific Reports (NPG), Materials Research Bulletin (Elsevier), Sensor Letters (American Scientific Publishers).
Section: Nanomaterials for Energy and Environment
L. Pan East China Normal University Shanghai China Biography
Biography of L. Pan
Prof. Likun Pan received his B.S., M.E., PhD from Fudan University (1997), Chinese Academy of Sciences
(2001), and Nanyang Technological University (2005), respectively. Now he works as a Professor at
School of Physics and Electronic Science, East China Normal University with current research on
Nanomaterials for Energy and Environment. He has published more than 270 papers indexed by SCI,
including more than 20 ESI highly cited papers in past years. The total citations are more than 11000
times and his h-index is 57. Now he is advisory/editorial board members of Journal of Colloid and
Interface Science and Scientific Reports.
Frontiers Section Editor
Section: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
G.F. Goya Universidad de Zaragoza Zaragoza Spain Biography
Biography of G.F. Goya
Dr. G.F. Goya is Associate Professor at the Institute of Nanoscience of Aragón (INA), University of Zaragoza, and manages a group on nanomagnetism and biomedical applications of nanoparticles. He has a h-index of 30, and published more than 130 scientific papers. Prof. Goya has leaded the design, development and building of unique equipment for measuring power absorption in magnetic hyperthermia. He is co-founder and scientific advisor of a technology based company dedicated to the production of scientific and biomedical instruments. He is chair of the American Nano Society (ANS), Local section of Spain. Dr. Goya coordinates the Magnetic Hyperthermia and the BSL-2 cell culture Laboratories.
Editorial Board Members
O.A. Arotiba University of Johannesburg Johannesburg South Africa Biography
Biography of O.A. Arotiba
Omotayo Arotiba completed his PhD (2008) in Electrochemistry (Physical Chemistry) at
SensorLab, Department of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape, South Africa. He is
currently a full Professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry, University of
Johannesburg (UJ), South Africa. He is the Director of the Centre for Nanomaterials Science
Research (UJ), and the current Chairman of the Electrochemistry Division (ElectrochemSA)
of the South African Chemical Institute (SACI). His research interests are in
electrochemistry, photo-electrochemistry, electroanalytical chemistry (sensors and
biosensors), electrochemical technologies for water treatment, nanoscience and materials
G. Benelli University of Pisa Pisa Italy Biography
Biography of G. Benelli
Dr. Giovanni Benelli is a Research Entomologist and Academic Editor at the University of Pisa, and Affiliate Researcher at The BioRobotics Institute, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (Pisa, Italy).
Giovanni’s research is focused on the development of novel control tools in the fight against arthropod pests, including nano-formulated pesticides.
Benelli is cooperating with more than 80 research projects worldwide and has published more than 200 studies on top- ranked international journals with impact factor.
Benelli received a number of national and international prizes and grants, including IOBC Grants, AISSA Prize, UNASA Prize, Marco Osella Prize and Antico Fattore Prize. The latter was assigned by Accademia dei Gergofili. Benelli won presenting his Benelli et al., http://www.nature.com/articles/srep09347. Former editions were awarded by the Nobel Laureates Salvatore Quasimodo and Eugenio Montale.
H. Boukari Delaware State University Dover, DE USA Biography
Biography of H. Boukari
Dr. Hacène Boukari is an Associate Professor in Delaware State University, USA. He obtained his Doctorate degree (PhD) in Chemical Physics from University of Maryland, USA. He completed his M.Sc. in Chemical Physics from the same University in 1986. He is serving as a reviewer in peer-reviewed journals like BIBM-IEEE, Journal Biomedical Optics, Physical Review Letters, Biophysical J., Current Nanoscience. He is also a member of Delaware Task Force for Chronic Diseases and Associate Director of Associate Director of Delaware Space Grant Consortium funded by NASA.
T. Burnouf Taipei Medical University Taipei Taiwan Biography
Biography of T. Burnouf
Dr. Thierry Burnouf is a Director and Professor inTaipei Medical University, Taiwan.He is a Visiting Professor in Sorbonne Paris Cité University, France and Consultant/Expert to the World Health Organization on blood product safety, plasma for fractionation,
contract fractionation programs, animal-derived antisera, improving access to safe blood products to
developing countries through transfers of technology. He is also a member of Member: International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT); American Association of Blood Banks
(AABB); International Alliance for Biological Standardization (IABS), International Society of
Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH).
He has > 200 publications in scientific journals and his field of speciality includes Regenerative medicine; blood-cell derived microvesicles/nanoparticles; Platelet growth factors for cell
therapy; Processing of blood for therapeutic applications; protein purification; viral inactivation and
removal; platelet lysates.
Z. Dai Xi'an Jiaotong University Xi'an China Biography
Biography of Z. Dai
Zhengfei Dai is currently a professor at Xi'an Jiaotong University. He received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Solid State of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2013. Then, he worked at Korea University as Research Professor and Kyoto University as a JSPS Research fellow until February 2016. After that, he has worked as a research fellow at Nanyang Technological University. His research interests mainly focus on micro/nanostructured arrays and their applications in gas sensors, secondary batteries, and electrocatalysts. He has published 49 papers in international journals.
T.M. De Hosson University of Groningen Groningen The Netherlands Biography
Biography of T.M. De Hosson
Dr. J.T.M. (Jeff) de Hosson is a Professor of Applied Physics in University of Groningen, Appointed by the Crown (Her Majesty Queen Juliana of the Kingdom of the Netherlands , Decree KB 101, October 6th 1977). He obtained his Ph.D. degree from University of Groningen in 1976. He completed his Mastrers from University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, in 1973.
G. De Rosa Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II Naples Italy Biography
Biography of G. De Rosa
Giuseppe De Rosa graduated in 1997 in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology at the University of Napoli Federico II. In 2001 he completed a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Technology with a dissertation with the title “Delivery of biotechnological drugs by biodegradable microspheres”, with research activity carried out in part at the University Paris-Sud of Chatenay-Malabry (France). From 1999 to 2002, he carried out research activity at the University Paris-Sud of Chatenay-Malabry (France). From 2002 Dr De Rosa was assistant professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy – University of Naples Federico II. From 2014, Dr De Rosa is associate professor at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II. In the same year he received the national scientific qualification as full professor.
C. Demetzos University of Athens Athens Greece Biography
Biography of C. Demetzos
Costas Demetzos serves as Director of the Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology and as President of the Hellenic Pharmaceutical Society. His research interest is on Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology Physical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Compounding and Regulatory Aspects. He has published more than 220 research papers, two monographs, co-authored one book and edited three books. He has also been awarded in Pharmaceutical congresses. The innovation of his research has led to awards of international and national patents. He participates as a member of Organizing Committees and as president of International and European scientific Conferences. He was also an elected member of the ExCo of EUFEPS
G. Dieckmann The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson, TX USA Biography
Biography of G. Dieckmann
Dr. Gregg Richard Dieckmann is an Associate Professor in The University of Texas at Dallas, USA. He obtained his Ph.D. degree (Chemistry) from University of Michigan in 1995. He completed his MS from the same University in Chemistry. Dr. Dieckmann also completed Post Doctoral Research from University of Pennsylvania, USA (1995–99).
B. Ding Donghua University Shanghai P.R. China Biography
Biography of B. Ding
Dr. Bin Ding received his PhD degree from Keio University in Japan. Currently, he is the Professor and Vice Dean of College of Textiles at Donghua University, China. Dr. Ding has authored 160 SCI papers published on journals such as Nat. Commun.、Adv. Mater.、ACS Nano、Prog. Mater. Sci. etc., and held over 40 approved patents. He received honors include the Distinguished Achievement Award of The Fiber Society (USA), Excellent Young Scientist Foundation of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), New Century Excellent Talent of Chinese Ministry of Education, etc.
N. Durán State University of Campinas - UNICAMP Campinas Brazil Biography
Biography of N. Durán
Nelson Durán is a Professor of Chemistry at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP (Brazil). He received his PhD at University of Porto Rico (USA) working on photolysis and thermolysis of 1,2-dioxolanes (1972). Associated Professor at the Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile (1973-1975) and carried out Visiting Professorship at Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (1975), investigating enzymatic generation of excited states intermediates. In 1978, he joined the Chemistry Institute of UNICAMP (Brazil) working in Biological Chemistry and Biotechnology. His present research interests are nanobiotechnology in cosmetics and in pharmaceuticals, besides metallic nanoparticles as antibiotics and anticancer carriers, and in carbon and silica nanocarriers. He is the Coordinator of the Brazilian Nanotoxicology Network; Member of INOMAT (MCTI/CNPQ) and Vice Coordinator of NanoBioss (MCTI) and member of Brazilian-NanoReg (European Community) in vivo nanotoxicology.
Z.J. Fan Harbin Engineering University Harbin P.R. China Biography
Biography of Z.J. Fan
Zhuangjun Fan received his Ph.D. in 2003 at the Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He became full professor at the College of Material Science and Chemical Engineering in 2006, and now he is the director of the Institute of Advanced Carbon Based Materials at Harbin Engineering University. His research interests focus on the design and controlled synthesis of carbon nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes and graphene, and their application in energy-
related areas such as supercapacitors, Li ion batteries and full cells
J.-Y. Fang Chang Gung University Taoyuan Taiwan Biography
Biography of J.-Y. Fang
Dr. Jia-You Fang is a Professor in the Graduate Institute of Natural Products at Chang Gung University in Taiwan. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate Institute of Health Industrial Technology, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology and Department of Anesthesiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. Over the past 25 years, he and his team have made outstanding contributions to the understanding of drug delivery, pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, nanomedicine, and cosmetology. His contributions add up to 228 peer-review articles, more than 5064 citations and H index of 39 (Scopus).
T.H. Fang National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences Kaohsiung Taiwan Biography
Biography of T.H. Fang
Prof. Te-Hua Fang is a pioneer in molecular dynamics and nanotechnology. His current research interests include nanomaterials, sensors, and molecular dynamics, with over 300 journal publications. Dr. Fang is a Fellow of the Taiwanese Institution of Knowledge Innovation. He is the Chair Professor of National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (KUAS), Taiwan. He was the recipient of the Young Research Awards of Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan in 2007, and the Outstanding Research Award of Ministry of Science and Technology, in 2010, the Excellent Research Professor Award of the CSME in recognition of his outstanding research work in the area of nanotechnology in 2013, and the Outstanding Young Scientists Award of Mechanics Society 2013.
X.S. Fang Fudan University Shanghai P.R. China Biography
Biography of X.S. Fang
Xiaosheng Fang is currently professor at Fudan University, China. After completing his Ph.D. degree at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006, he worked at the National Institute for Materials Science, Japan as a JSPS postdoctoral fellow, and then as an International Center for Young Scientists researcher. His research focuses on inorganic semiconductor nanostructure-based photodetectors. He has published more than 135 papers in international journals. The journal publications have already generated over 10000 citations, and h-index is 58.
W. Fritzsche Institute of Photonic Technology Jena Germany Biography
Biography of W. Fritzsche
Dr. Fritzsche obtained his PhD from the Georg-August-University in Goettingen, Germany, for working on AFM of chromatin at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry. After a postdoc at Iowa State University he started at the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) Jena, Germany, where he is now heading the Department of Nanobiophotonics. He has published more than 120 peer-reviewed paper, edited/co-authored several books and two monographs. His research interest is focued on molecular plasmonics, combining localized surface plasmon resonace effects with molecules such as DNA both for biosensing application as well as nanooptics.
R. Hao China JiLiang University Hangzhou China Biography
Biography of R. Hao
Dr. Ran Hao is currently working as a Professor in the College of Optical & Electronic Technology, China Jiliang University (Hangzhou, China). He received his Ph.D. degree from Université Paris-Sud XI (France) in 2010, and his second Ph.D. degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China) in 2011. His research interests include the basic research of optical devices based on two-dimensional materials and a silicon-based micro/nano optoelectronic system. Dr. Hao has authored/co-authored over 80 scientific publications in international journals and conference papers. Among other accolades, he was honored with the ”Qiushi” Young Scholars award of Zhejiang University in 2011, the Distribute Young Scholar award of Zhejiang province in 2014, the Young Scientist Award of the International Radio Union in 2014, and the Young Scientist award from International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks in 2016.
Dr. Mazhar is currently serving as Associate Professor in department of chemical Engineering,
Dhofar University, Oman. He completed PhD from Kyungpook Nationals university in chemical
engineering. He worked in same institute as post doctorate fellow and contract professor for two
years. He joined Dhofar University as assistant professor in 2015. His research areas include
nanomaterials, biopolymers, biofuels and nano-biopolymer composites development for
environmental and medical applications. He has published more than 100 Journal papers and
international conferences. Besides he has filed several international patents and contributed
chapters to few books of international publishers.
G. Ji Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Nanjing P.R. China Biography
Biography of G. Ji
Dr. Ji received his Ph.D. in condensed matter physics from Nanjing University in 2003.In 2007, he began working as a postdoctoral associate at Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Nanjing University. From June 2008 to July 2008, he worked as a Senior Visiting Scholar at Universite de Reims, France. He is currently a full professor at College of Materials Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He has published more than 100 scientific publications. His research interests include microwave absorption materials, magnetic materials, and the controlled synthesis, characterization and application of nanomaterials.
Q. Jiang Jilin University Changchun P.R. China Biography
Biography of Q. Jiang
Dr. Qing Jiang is the Chueng Kong Scholar Professor of the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jilin University and Director of the Key Laboratory of Automobile Materials, Ministry of Education, China. He received his BSc and MSc in Materials Science from Jilin University of Technology in 1982 and 1984, respectively, and PhD in Chemistry from University of Stuttgart, Germany in 1990. Later, he has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow or a visiting professor at Berlin University of Technology, University of California, Irvine, USA, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, and Tohuku University, Sendai, Japan.
Dr. Qing Jiang is a Fellow of The Institute of Physics (U.K.) and an Academician of Asia Pacific Academy of Materials, who has published more than 490 scientific articles with H-index=52 (Web of Science), and an inventor of 8 issued Chinese patents. His research interests focus on thermodynamics/kinetics of materials.
M.S. Kandelousi Babol Noshirvani University of Technology Babol Iran Biography
Biography of M.S. Kandelousi
Dr. Mohsen Sheikholeslami works in the Department of Mechanical Engineering , Babol Noshirvani University if technology, Iran. His research interests are CFD, Mesoscopic modeling of fluid, Nonlinear Science, Nanofluid, Magnetohydrodynamic, Ferrohydrodynamic and Electrohydrodynamic. He has written several papers and books in various filed of mechanical engineering. According to the reports of Thomson Reuters, he has been selected as a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher (Top 1%) in 2016. He is also the first author of the books " Applications of Nanofluid for Heat Transfer Enhancement" and "External Magnetic Field Effects on Hydrothermal Treatment of Nanofluid" which are published in ELSEVIER.
I. Karafyllidis Democritus University of Thrace Xanthi Greece Biography
Biography of I. Karafyllidis
Dr. Ioannis Karafyllidis received a Diploma in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, both from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace. His research emphasis is on Microelectronic and Nanoelectronic Circuits and Systems, Quantum Information Processing, Molecular Electronics and Systems Biology. He has published more than 100 papers in refereed ISI-indexed journals.
L. Kavan J Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry Prague Czech Republic Biography
Biography of L. Kavan
Prof. Dr. Ladislav Kavan is the head of the Department of Electrochemical Materials, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic and professor of inorganic chemistry at Charles University, Prague. His scientific interests comprise nanocrystalline electrode materials based on semiconducting oxides and nanocarbons. The principal methodology is electrochemistry interfaced to optical and spectroscopic techniques. Kavan coauthored more than 280 publication in journals, 3 monographs, 28 monograph chapters and 7 patents, which acquired (according to WoS by September 2016) more than more than 10,150 citations; h-index = 49.
L.J. Kennedy VIT University Chennai Chennai India Biography
Biography of L.J. Kennedy
Dr. L. John Kennedy is the Associate Professor and Division Chair in the Physics Division, School of Advanced Sciences, VIT University Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He obtained his M.Sc and M.Phil degree in Physics at Loyola college Chennai. He obtained his doctoral degree in the interdisciplinary area of Physics - Environmental Technology from CSIR - Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI). He has published 168 research publications in scopus indexed international journals and has 9 patents. He is also the periodic reviewer of several international journals. His areas of research are in the fields of nanomaterials for Energy and Environment.
A. Kumar CSIR-National Physical Laboratory New Delhi India Biography
Biography of A. Kumar
Dr. Kumar is a Senior Scientist at National Physical laboratory, Delhi, India. Dr. Kumar is gold medalist in his Bachelor’s (college) and Master’s degrees (University), and obtained his Ph.D in physics from T. M. Bhagalpur University/ IIT Kharagpur, India. He worked at various prestigious institutions, such as Department of Metals & Materials Engineering at IIT Kharagpur, University of Puerto Rico, USA, University of Cambridge, UK, Virginia Tech, Dept. of Pure and Applied Physics, Central University, Bilaspur (India). His area of specialization is fabrication and characterization of Nanostructured Ferroelectrics, Nanoelectronics, Superlattices, Spintronics, Relaxors, Multiferroics, High-k dielectrics, High energy density capacitors, etc.. He is actively involved in development of the non-volatile random access memory elements and devices, magnetic field sensors, high power delivery system, photovoltaic devices for the green energy. He has published around 200 research publications in high impact factor journals i.e. Energy & Environments (RSC), Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, Phy. Rev. B, Appl. Phy. Lett., Journal of Applied Physics, JACerS, etc.
X-Y Lang Jilin University Changchun P.R. China Biography
Biography of X-Y Lang
Dr. Lang is a professor in College of Materials Science and Engineering, Jilin University, China. He obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Materials Science from Jilin University. Currently his research interest includes thermodynamics of phase transition, development of porous metals and their composites for advanced applications. He has published more than 50 scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals, and is invited to contribute two book chapters. He also holds two issued Chinese patents.
T. Lemaire University of Paris-Est Créteil France Biography
Biography of T. Lemaire
Prof. Dr. Eng. Thibault Lemaireis a full professor in Biomechanics in the Université Paris Est, France, where he serves as the head of the Biomechanics section of the Multiscale Modelling and Simulation Laboratory ( MSME CNRS 8208). He received his Engineering Degree (2001), his Master's Degree (2001) and his Ph.D. degree (2004) in mechanics and energetics from the National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine, Nancy, France. He obtained his Professorial Thesis in Biomechanics in 2012 in the Université Paris Est, France.His research activities deal with mechanomics which aims at understanding the interactions between biochemo-physico-mechanical processes occurring at the nanoscale.
G. Li Nanjing University Nanjing P.R. China Biography
Biography of G. Li
Dr. Li obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry from Nanjing University. Then, he was a postdoctor in the Biochem. Dept also at this University, and worked as a visiting scholar in Munich University, Tohoku University, and Harvard University. From 2001, he is a full professor at Nanjing University, and from 2006, he is also a professor affiliated with Shanghai University. He has published more than 260 scientific publications and dedicated several books and book chapters.
Y. Li Institute of Solid State Physics Hefei P.R. China Biography
Biography of Y. Li
Yue Li, a full professor in Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He received his PhD in Condensed Matter Physics at Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2005. He worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow or Visiting Scientist in Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, respectively after he got his PhD degree. His research interests mainly focus on the fabrications, applications and sensors of metal micro/nano-structured arrays. He has published more than 100 papers in international journals including Chem. Soc. Rev., Coord. Chem. Rev., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., ACS Nano, Adv. Mater., Adv. Funct. Mater., Small, Acta Mater. etc. His publications have been cited more than 5000 and his H-index is 38.
K.M. Liew City University of Hong Kong Kowloon Hong Kong Biography
Biography of K.M. Liew
Professor Liew is a Chair Professor at City University of Hong Kong. Prior to this, Professor Liew is a tenured Professor at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and the Founding Director of Nanyang Center for Supercomputing and Visualization. His research interests encompass computational mechanics, materials modeling, nanotechnology, plates and shells, engineering optimization and fire simulation. Over his academic career, he has published over 750 SCI journal articles. Professor Liew is listed by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) as a Highly Cited Researcher in engineering. His publications have been cited over twenty-three thousand times and his current H-index is 77. To date, Professor Liew has attracted over US$40 million research and development funds from government funding agencies, industries and higher learning institutions. He has graduated over 60 PhD students and supervised over 70 Post-doctoral fellows. His students are well received by industries and many of them have become faculty members of universities worldwide.
G.-R. Lin National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan Biography
Biography of G.-R. Lin
Prof. Lin obtained a Ph.D. in Electro-Optics from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. He is currently the Distinguished Professor and the Chairman of Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics in National Taiwan University, Taiwan.
Prof. Lin has a broad research spectrum covering Group IV nanomaterials based photonics, fiber lasers and optical communications, millimeter-wave photonics, and waveguide based all-optical processing. Prof. Lin has authored more than 300 journal papers. He is the Fellow of OSA, SPIE, IET, and IOP.
J.F. Lin National Cheng Kung University Tainan Taiwan Biography
Biography of J.F. Lin
Dr. Jen Fin Lin is a Chair Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering since 2005. He completed his Ph.D. degree from the Columbia University, New York in 1985. Research achievements include: (1) three times of MST (Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan) Outstanding Research Award; (2) two times of MST Distinguished Researcher; (3) MST Outstanding Distinguished Researcher; (4) honors as ASME Fellow, CSME Fellow and STAM Fellow; (5) 220 papers published in SCI/EI international journals; (6) Editorial Board Member of five International Journals. Research interests include: (1) model establishments and analysis of micro-nano tribology, (2) nanoindentation technologies and theoretical models for the mechanics of thin films; (3) precise power transmission devices; (4) contact mechanics; (5) multi-dimensional fractal theory; (6) signal processing, classification and diagnosis technologies; (7) laser polishing technique; (8) 3D wafer TSV module failure analysis.
Y. Liu Jinan University Guangzhou P.R. China Biography
Biography of Y. Liu
Prof. Yong Liu is the Principal Investigator at Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Jinan University (China). His expertise lies across several fields, including the synthesis and modification of conductive and fluorescent nanomaterials for multifunctional applications such as drug delivery, tissue engineering, biosensors, bioimaging, and energy conversion. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers with total citations over 5000 times (Web of Science). He has received numerous awards and honors for his contributions over the years.
A.H. Liu Qingdao University Qingdao P.R. China Biography
Biography of A.H. Liu
Dr. Aihua Liu is Professor and Director of Institute for Biosensing, Qingdao University, China. He has nearly 25 years’ experience in biosensor, bio-templated synthesis of nanostructures and nano-bio self-assembly. Previously, Dr. Liu served as Professor and the Lead of Laboratory of Biosensing, Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy & Bioprocess, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Liu holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Physical Chemistry from Tohoku University, Japan. He was a fellow of Japanese Society for the Promotion of Sciences. During 2006-2010, he conducted his postdoctoral research in Michigan State University, University of Oklahoma, and University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Liu is also the Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports, and the managing editor to Frontiers in Bioscience. He has authored 2 patents, 4 book chapters and over 60 peer-reviewed papers in leading journals including Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Analytical Chemistry, Biosensors & Bioelectronics.
J. Liu Curtin University Perth Australia Biography
Biography of J. Liu
Dr Jian Liu obtained his Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science in 2008. Subsequently, he moved to Australia and worked as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at AIBN, the University of Queensland. He started as a Lecturer at Curtin University in 2013 and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2014. Dr Liu has published >125 peer reviewed journal articles with over 6800 citations (H-index of 43). He was honoured with a prestigious UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award and Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship. His current research interests are nanoreactors design, green chemical processes, and the utilization of CO2.
Z. Luo Fayetteville State University Fayetteville, NC USA Biography
Biography of Z. Luo
Dr. Zhiping Luo is a Professor in Materials Science and Director of a state-of-the-art electron robe microanalyzer facility at Fayetteville State University, North Carolina, USA. After receiving his Ph.D. in 1994, he conducted post-doc research with Prof. H. Hashimoto, a world-renowned microscopist, at Okayama University of Science, Japan. He also worked at Argonne National Laboratory and Texas A&M University previously. Dr. Luo’s research focuses on the nanomaterials for energy-related applications, with major suports from NSF and DOE. He has published over 238 peer-reviewed articles, and 2 books in electron microscopy. He received DuBose-Crouse Award and Jacquet-Lucas Award from ASM International.
A.M. Markwitz National Isotope Centre Lower Hutt New Zealand Biography
Biography of A.M. Markwitz
Dr Andreas Markwitz is an international leader in materials Science and Nanotechnology. He has published more than 300 papers in international journals in fields of physics, chemistry and environmental sciences to name the most recent fields of research. In 2015 he started partnership work with indigenous Maori in New Zealand and most recently started work in quantum electronics in 2016. He is a principal scientist at GNS Science, Principal Investigator at the world renowned MacDiarmid Institute and Honorary Professor at Waikato University.
P.-A.M. Monnard University of Southern Denmark Odense Denmark Biography
Biography of P.-A.M. Monnard
Pierre-Alain Monnard is currently an associate professor in the Institute of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. He obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the ETH Zurich. After working at the University of California Santa Cruz (CA, USA) and Harvard Medical School (MA, USA), he was appointed Technical Staff Member at Los Alamos National Laboratory (NM, USA) in the Division of Earth and Environmental Sciences. He then joined the University of Southern Denmark in 2008. His research is focused on chemical catalysis in complex chemical systems/networks supported by soft matter nanostructures, heterogeneous media and structured surfaces. In particular, he has been involved in the development of various chemical systems and their applications in medicine and synthetic biology (delivery systems and nanoscale bioreactors), as well as in the modeling of cellular precursors, or protocells, to understand the emergence of Life on Earth.
A.G. Perri Polytechnic University of Bari Bari Italy Biography
Biography of A.G. Perri
Dr. Eng. Anna Gina Perri is Full Professor of Electronics at Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy, where she has been President of the Board of Professors of Master of Science in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering.
Currently Prof. Perri teaches Fundamental of Electronic Devices and Advanced Electronic Devices.
Her current research activities are in the area of design of nanometric electronic systems and FET on carbon nanotube.
Prof. Perri, Head of the Electron Devices Laboratory, has authored more than 250 journal articles, conference presentations, 2 patents and 22 books. She serves as referee of many international journals and is an Editorial Board Member of Current Nanoscience
Prof. V Raffa is MSc in Chemical Engineering, Ph.D. in Micro&Nanotechnology and Associate Professor of Molecular Biology in the University of Pisa (IT). Currently, Prof. Raffa is also Affiliate Professor in the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (IT) and the University of Dundee (UK). She has published 60 scientific publications and is a named inventor of 5 issued U.S/EC patents.
M. Rai SGB Amravati University Amravati India Biography
Biography of M. Rai
Dr. Mahendra Rai is M.Sc., Ph.D., Professor and Head of the Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati, Maharashtra, India. He has teaching and research experience of more than three decades.
Dr. Rai has published more than 300 research papers in Indian and foreign journals, 38 books and 7seven patents. from reputed publishers like Springer, Elsevier, CRC, Taylor and Francis and Scientific Publisher. He serves as a referee for 20 international journals and is a member of editorial board of ten national and international journals. His present research interests include application of nanobiotechnology in medicine and agriculture.
A.J. Ribeiro University of Coimbra Coimbra Portugal Biography
Biography of A.J. Ribeiro
Professor António J. Ribeiro is professor of Pharmaceutical Technology at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Coimbra. He received his degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1991 from the University of Lisbon. He then pursued his studies in Pharmacokinetics and Pharmaceutical Technology at the University Paris XI in France. In 1997 he obtained his PhD degree from University Paris V in Pharmaceutical Technology specializing in microencapsulation. He is a specialist on pharmaceutical by training and has been working
in the design and testing of biotechnology/biopharmaceuticals delivery systems. Since 2001,
he has managed to develop in Coimbra a competitive research group with the aim of oral
delivery of insulin. Prof. Ribeiro is the author of more than 100 publications including more
than 50 peer review publications, several books’ chapters and 2 patents which have covered
important areas in drug delivery, intestinal uptake of insulin, Diabetes, biopharmaceuticals and
O. Salata University of Oxford Oxford UK Biography
Biography of O. Salata
Dr Oleg Salata did his postgraduate study in semiconductor physics at A.F.
Ioffe Institute, Saint Petersburg, Russia, and at Oxford University, UK. While
working at Oxford, he pioneered nanomaterials research, established organic
electroluminescence laboratory, and later lead an important research on
nanomaterials safety. He authored and published over 30 scientific articles
and several book chapters. Based on the strengths of his expertise and
patents Dr Salata co-founded and directed a successful University spin-out
company in the field of electronic displays. Dr Salata has an MBA degree from
Warwick Business School, UK, and he is currently advising start-ups on
strategy and helping young technology companies to thrive.
H.A. Santos University of Helsinki Helsinki Finland Biography
Biography of H.A. Santos
Dr. Santos obtained a doctorate (D.Sc.) in Chemical Engineering from the Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland. Currently Dr. Santos is an Adjunct Professor in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He has published more than 150 scientific publications. Dr. Santos serves as Editor and is in the Editorial Board of several international journals.
A.B. Seabra Federal University of ABC Santo Andre Brazil Biography
Biography of A.B. Seabra
Prof. Amedea B. Seabra holds a diploma degree in Chemistry from University of São Paulo (USP). She finished her Ph.D. at Chemistry Institute, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in 2006. Thereafter, she worked as a Research Fellow at UNICAMP (2006 – 2008), and she took postdoctoral studies at the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, Concordia University in Montreal, Canada (2008 – 2010). She is professor at Federal University of ABC (UFABC). Her present research is focused on the preparation, characterization and evaluation of the cytotoxicity of nitric oxide-releasing polymeric and metallic nanomaterials for biomedical and agricultural applications.
P.A. Serena Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (CSIC) Madrid Spain Biography
Biography of P.A. Serena
Dr. Serena obtained his Ph.D. in Physics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Currently he is researcher at the Madrid Materials Science Institute (ICMM) of Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). He is co-author of 85 articles published in international journals, as well as more than 60 articles in scientific policies, technology transfer and science dissemination. He was co-coordinator (2000-2005) of the NanoSpain Network, coordinator of the Nanotechnology Strategic Action of the Spanish Ministry for Science and Innovation (2007-2011), coordinator of the Materials Area at CSIC (2012-2014). Actually he is Coordinator of CSIC for the Region of Madrid.
X. Shi Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Donghua University Shanghai P.R. China Biography
Biography of X. Shi
Dr. Shi graduated with Ph.D. of organic chemistry from Institute of Photographic Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1998). He worked as a postdoctoral Fellow in Tsinghua University and Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (Potsdam, Germany). From 2002-2008, he worked as a Research Fellow, Research Associate II, Research Investigator, and Research Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He became a full professor in Donghua University since 2008. Since 2010 he is also appointed as an “Invited Chair in Nanotechnology” at University of Madeira, Portugal. Prof. Shi has authored or coauthored 237 peer-reviewed journal articles and 53 approved patents. His research expertise includes organic/inorganic hybrid nanomaterials for nanomedicinal applications.
L. Sun University of Connecticut Storrs, CT USA Biography
Biography of L. Sun
Dr. Luyi Sun is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Connecticut. His current research focuses on the design and synthesis of nano-structured multifunctional materials for various applications, with a focus on energy and environmental engineering. Dr. Sun has published more than one hundred peer-reviewed journal articles and is the inventor/co-inventor of thirty nine patents/patent applications.
C.W. Sun Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems Beijing P.R. China Biography
Biography of C.W. Sun
Chunwen Sun is a Professor and group leader of Energy Storage Materials and Devices at Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems (BINN), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). His current research interests include energy storage and conversion, e.g., lithium-ion batteries, metal-air batteries, all-solid-state batteries and fuel cells. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed papers with a citation >2600 times, edited 4 book chapters and filed 9 Chinese patents. He received a number of awards, including the Second Prize of Military Progress Prize in Science and Technology Advancement in China (2013).
M.B. Tahir University of Gujrat Gujrat Pakistan Biography
Biography of M.B. Tahir
Dr. Muhammad Bilal Tahir has received his Ph.D. in Physics with a specialization in Energy and Environmental Applications, Material Science and Nanotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Photocatalysis, etc. He is currently working at the Department of Physics at the University of Gujrat, Gujrat. He has published more than 100 papers on the topics of renewable energy, alternative fuels, waste-to-energy, catalytic, enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and resource recovery. He is serving as editor/guest editor in several special issues Current Nanoscience, Current analytical chemistry, Frontiers in Energy Research and numerous others. He has completed many internationally funded research projects. He has been actively involved in community services and consultation with the various international organizations for providing sustainable solutions for energy and waste-related issues.
V. Thomas University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Birmingham, AL USA Biography
Biography of V. Thomas
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.
J.W. Wang Soochow University Jiangsu P.R. China Biography
Biography of J.W. Wang
Dr. Wang obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology from Nanjing University in China. Currently Dr. Wang is a Chair Professor in College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Soochow University. He has published more than 60 scientific publications. His research interest is in green synthesis of nanoparticles with biological functions, including antimicrobial, cytotoxicity and eliciting activities.
H.Z. Wang Donghua University Shanghai P.R. China Biography
Biography of H.Z. Wang
Prof. Hongzhi Wang obtained his Ph.D in 1998 at Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. From 2000 to 2005, he worked as post-doctor at Micro-space Chemistry Lab., National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan. Since 2005, he is a full professor in Donghua University. His main research topics are devoted to i) Macroscopic-ordered construction of graphene for electrochemical storage and actuators, ii) Inorganic electrochromic nanomaterials, iii) Structural color on fibers.
J. Wang University of California San Diego (UCSD) San Diego, CA USA Biography
Biography of J. Wang
Joseph Wang is the SAIC Endowed Chair professor and Chairman of the NanoEngineering Department at University of California, San Diego. He is Director of the Center for Wearable Sensors at UC San Diego and Editor-in-chief of the journal Electroanalysis (Wiley-VCH). Dr. Wang earned a D.Sc. from the Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa) in 1978. Wang has been the most cited Scientist in Engineering in the World since 1991 and first on the ISI Chemistry Citations list (1997-2007). He is the author of over 950 widely cited papers (H Index 106), 10 books and 30 book chapters and has given more than 300 invited presentations at international meetings.
T.J. Webster Northeastern University Boston, MA USA Biography
Biography of T.J. Webster
Thomas J. Webster’s (H index: 70, Google Scholar) degrees are in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh (B.S., 1995) and in biomedical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (M.S., 1997; Ph.D., 2000). Professor Webster was the first to identify that nanostructured materials can increase tissue growth over conventional, nano-structured materials. He has also provided the reasons why through the identification of unique surface properties of nano materials and how that relates to greater tissue formation. In his 15 years in academics, Prof. Webster has graduated/supervised over 109 visiting faculty, clinical fellows, post-doctoral students, and thesis completing B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. students. To date, his lab group has generated over 9 textbooks, 48 book chapters, 306 invited presentations, at least 403 peer-reviewed literature articles (222) and/or conference proceedings (181), at least 567 conference presentations, and 32 provisional or full patents.
C.-L. Xu Jiangnan University Wuxi P.R. China Biography
Biography of C.-L. Xu
Dr. Chuanlai Xu, is the director of International Lab of Biointerface & Biodetection, Leader of Innovation Team in Priority Areas Accredited by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Jiangsu Distinguished Professor. He obtained his Ph.D degree in Jiangnan University in 2002 and promoted to a full professor in 2005. He worked as a visiting scholar in University of East Anglia, UK in 2007 and University of Michigan in 2008, respectively.
He has published 2 invited book chapters and one book. He was awarded 2nd prizes of Chinese science and technology (2007, 2009 and 2011) and Special Allowance of Chinese State Council (2015). He published more than 300 papers and has been granted over 150 national or international patents.
A. Yap Ng Teng Fong General Hospital Singapore Biography
Biography of A. Yap
Dr. Adrian Yap obtained his doctorate from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He also has a Masters in Conservative Dentistry from the University of London, a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy from NUS. Dr. Yap is currently Head and Senior Consultant at the Department of Dentistry, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He is also an Adjunct / Honorary Professor at SIM University Singapore, Universitas Indonesia, University of Malaya and Hong Kong University. He has authored more than 190 refereed journal articles (H-index of 36), 590 conference/seminar papers, several book chapters and patents. Dr. Yap serves on the editorial boards of many international publications, including Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, CRANIO, Operative Dentistry and Current Nanoscience.
J.G. Yu Wuhan University of Technology Wuhan P.R. China Biography
Biography of J.G. Yu
Prof. Yu was a post-doctoral fellow at the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 2001 to 2004, a visiting scientist from 2005 to 2006 at University of Bristol, a visiting scholar from 2007 to 2008 at University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include semiconductor photocatalysis, photocatalytic hydrogen production, CO2 reduction to hydrocarbon fuels, dye-sensitized solar cells, indoor air purification, adsorption, and hydrothermal synthesis of nanomaterials. He is Thomson Reuters "Hottest Researcher" of 2012. His name is also in the list of 2014, 2015 and 2016 Highly Cited Researchers from Thomson Reuters in Materials Science and Chemistry. He becomes a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2015.
Y. Zhang Jinan University Guangzhou P.R. China Biography
Biography of Y. Zhang
Yao Zhang is currently a full professor and the Deputy Dean of Institute of Nanophotonics, Jinan University. Prof. Zhang received his Ph.D. from Sun Yat-sen University in 2009. After working at Sun Yat-sen University as a postdoctoral fellow (2009-2011), an assistant professor (2011-2014), and an associate professor (2014-2016), he joined the Institute of Nanophotonics, Jinan University in 2016. His research interests include nanophotonics, optical trapping & manipulation, photonic crystals, and fiber optics. He has authored/co-authored three book chapters and about 50 peer-reviewed papers published on journals such as Light-Sci. Appl., ACS Nano, Laser Photonics Rev., ACS Photonics., and Nanophotonics.
Y.-J. Zhu Shanghai Institute of Ceramics Shanghai P.R. China Biography
Biography of Y.-J. Zhu
Ying-Jie Zhu is a full Professor at Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He received Master degree and Ph. D. from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 1992 and 1994, respectively. He worked as an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at USTC from 1994 to 1997. From 1997 to 1998 he worked as a Visiting Professor at University of Western Ontario, Canada. From 1998 to 1999 he worked as an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at Fritz-Haber Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany. He then was a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Utah and University of Delaware, USA, from 1999 to 2002. In 2002, he was selected by CAS under the Program for Recruiting Overseas Outstanding Talents (Hundred Talents Program). In 2007, he was selected under the Program of Outstanding Leader of Shanghai Subject Chief Scientist. He has published about 280 peer-reviewed journal papers and three book chapters. His papers have been cited about 8400 times. He is an inventor of 40 granted patents.
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N. Asim National University of Malaysia Bangi Malaysia Biography
Biography of N. Asim
Dr. Nilofar Asim obtained her BSc in Applied Chemistry, MSc in Inorganic Chemistry from Tehran University (Iran) and PhD in Materials Science from the National University of Malaysia. She is presently being an Associate professor at solar energy Research Institute, a center of excellence for the research and development in solar energy technology, UKM. She has been involved in the field of materials science for more than 17 years. Her main contributions are in the synthesis of nanomaterials, photocatalysts, inorganic polymers and agriculture waste materials modification for new applications. She has published more than 70 research papers in journals and conferences.
M. Daroonparvar ASB industries,Inc Akron, OH USA Biography
Biography of M. Daroonparvar
Dr. Daroonparvar as Director of research and development department of ASB industries, Inc, has more than 10 years of academic (Assistant Professor) and industrial experiences in the field of micro-structural characterization, corrosion and oxidation behavior evaluation of different surface coatings (particularly, plasma, thermal and high pressure cold sprayed coatings). Dr. Daroonparvar has published articles in many reviewed journals and is recognized as an international reviewer by the Elsevier. Journals such as Corrosion Science, Applied Surface Science, Surface and Coating Technology and Alloys and Compounds, Materials Science and Engineering C, Materials letters, etc., where he has been recognized as an outstanding contributor as a reviewer.
A. Dehshahri Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Shiraz Iran Biography
Biography of A. Dehshahri
Ali Dehshahri is currently associate professor of pharmaceutical biotechnology at Shiraz University of Medical Science, Iran. He obtained his PhD at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Iran. In his thesis, he investigated the role of polymer amine content on its efficiency for gene delivery. As a distinguished Ph.D.student, he was awarded a short-term research grant from the Iranian Ministry of Health to pursue his investigation at LMU, Munich, Germany under the supervision of Prof. Ernst Wagner on polymeric nanoparticles for siRNA delivery. In 2014, Dehshahri accepted an Associate Professor position at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, where he has been since that time.
D.I. Garcia-Gutierrez Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León San Nicolás de los Garza Mexico Biography
Biography of D.I. Garcia-Gutierrez
Dr. Domingo I. Garcia-Gutierrez received his B.S in Physical Engineering from ITESM-Monterrey and his M.S.E. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, both in Materials Science and Engineering, with a portfolio in Nanotechnology, where he worked on the synthesis and characterization of metal and semiconductor nanostructures. As a member of the technical staff in ATDF-SEMATECH he worked on the TEM characterization of beyond CMOS materials and structures. He is currently an associate professor at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, in the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (FIME), where he actively works on the development of optoelectronic devices based on nanostructured materials.
M. Li Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA USA Biography
Biography of M. Li
Dr. Meichun Li is currently employed as Research Scientist at the School of School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University, United States. In 2012, He received his Ph.D. degree in Engineering from Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), South Korea. After graduation, he was appointed as lecturer at the Department of Applied Chemical Engineering, KOREATECH until 2014. He has published ~40 articles and book chapters in refereed journals and books. His h-index is 19, i10-index is 25 and total citation number is ~1000.
M.T.S. Chani King Abdulaziz University Jeddah Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of M.T.S. Chani
Dr. Muhammad Tariq Saeed Chani received his B.Sc. Engineering degree in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering in 2005 from Punjab University, Pakistan. He got his MS degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Ghulam Ishaq Khan (GIK) Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, in 2008. He also received his PhD degree in Materials Engineering from GIK Institute in 2012. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. He has published more than 50 research articles in peer reviewed international journals and conferences.
S.B. Khan King Abdulaziz University Jeddah Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of S.B. Khan
Prof. Dr. Sher Bahadar Khan did his PhD. from HEJ, Karachi University, Pakistan. After completion of his PhD., he started his post-doctoral career in Nanochemistry and Nanotechnology and continued to work as a post-doctoral research fellow till February 2010 at Yonsei University, South Korea. Currently he is full Professor in the Chemistry Department, King Abdulaziz University and is doing research in Nanochemistry and Nanotechnology. He is the author of 300research articles, twelve books, and six patents with more than 800 impact factor, 5200 citations and 40 h-index.
W.J. Stępniowski Military University of Technology Warsaw Poland Biography
Biography of W.J. Stępniowski
Dr. Wojciech Jerzy Stępniowski obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science, Nanotechnology Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland in 2014. He has over 10-years of experience in fabrication, characterization and application of nanostructured anodic oxides, especially nanoporous anodic aluminum oxide. Currently, he is a senior researcher at Faculty of Chemistry and Advanced Technology, Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland. Dr. Stępniowski publications include 3 book chapters and 36 papers with overall 402 citations (Scopus).
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J.J. Ahire Unique Biotech Ltd Hyderabad India Biography
Biography of J.J. Ahire
Dr. Jayesh J. Ahire is a Research Scientist in the Center for Research and Development, Unique
Biotech Limited, Hyderabad, India. He received Ph.D. Microbiology (2013) in the field of
probiotics and its biogenic metabolites from North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, India. Later,
from March 2013 to April 2018, Dr. Ahire worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the
Department of Microbiology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa and explored
research on Nanotechnology and Microbiology. He has around 5 years of research experience in
field of Bio-nanotechnology. Dr. Ahire published several research articles in peer-reviewed
journals and serving as a reviewer for peer-reviewed journals. To date, Dr. Ahire reviewed 44
articles for Current Nanoscience, 10 for Micro and Nanosystems and 1 for Recent Patents on
Biotechnology. Dr. Ahire’s professional interests are in the area of Nano-biotechnology.
P. Bocchetta University of Salento Lecce Italy Biography
Biography of P. Bocchetta
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.
Y. Duan Jilin University Changchun China Biography
Biography of Y. Duan
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.
W. Jiang Nanchang Hangkong University Nanchang China Biography
Biography of W. Jiang
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.
X. Liu Jiliang University Hangzhou China Biography
Biography of X. Liu
Dr. Xinjuan Liu received her PhD in 2013 at East China Normal
University. Her current research interest is in the development of
photoelectric materials for photocatalysis, including
Photocatalytic hydrogen production, photocatalytic reduction of
metal ion and CO 2 . He has published over 120 SCI-cited papers
with more than 3000 citations (h index of 32).
L. Wang Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai P.R. China Biography
Biography of L. Wang
Dr. Liqiang Wang is an associate professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He got his BS and MS degrees both from Xi’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.
H. Wu Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) Xi’an P.R. China Biography
Biography of H. Wu
Hongjing Wu is an associate professor of Materials Physics and Chemistry at the School of Science of
Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), Xi’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.
X. Zhao Northeast Forestry University, Harbin P.R. China Biography
Biography of X. Zhao
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 Sungkyunkwan University Suwon South Korea
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
Marquis Who′s Who in the World 2009 and 2014