M. Gupta National University of Singapore Kent Ridge Singapore Biography
Biography of M. Gupta
Prof Manoj Gupta is currently associated with Materials Division of the Mechanical Engineering Department of National University of Singapore. He did his Ph.D. (Materials Science) from University of California, Irvine, USA (1992), and postdoctoral research at University of Alberta, Canada in the same year. Previously, he served as Director designate of Materials Science and Engineering Initiative at NUS and as Head of Materials Division of Department of Mechanical Engineering.
His current research interests include processing, microstructure and properties evaluation of advanced light weight structural materials.
He has published over 425 peer reviewed research papers in various international journals and owns two US patents related to development of processing techniques and advanced materials. His current h-index is 54, RG index is 46 and citations are ~ 10000. He has also co-authored four books published by John Wiley and Springer. Dr Gupta has the working experience in various countries such as USA, Canada and India besides Singapore. For his research excellence he was invited by IIT-Chennai, India, University of Lille, France, Kobe University, Japan and King Saud University, Saudi Arabia in recent past in the capacity of invited researcher and visiting professor.
P. Liu Lanzhou University Lanzhou P.R. China Biography
Biography of P. Liu
LIU is currently a professor at Lanzhou University (China). He received his BEng degree from Northwestern Polytechnical University (China) in 1996 and PhD degree from Lanzhou University in 2001. He was a postdoctoral researcher in Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS from 2001 to 2003 and visiting professor in Akita Prefectural University (Japan) from 2011 to 2012. His research interests mainly focus on the design of micro-/nano-structured functional polymeric materials and composites and their applications in biomedical, energy and environmental fields. He has authored over 200 original research papers and reviews in SCI-indexed journals and 6 invited book chapters for international publishers such as Wiley and American Scientific Publishers.
M.A. Quraishi Banaras Hindu University Varanasi India Biography
Biography of M.A. Quraishi
Dr. M.A. Quraishi is Ph.D. in chemistry in from Kurukshetra University. He was awarded D.Sc. in the field of corrosion inhibition from Aligarh Muslim University.
Dr. Quraishi was a founder head and professor of department of chemistry IIT (BHU) Varanasi and presently serving as Institute Professor in the same Institute. He is working in the field of Corrosion Inhibition of Metals and Alloys and Green Chemistry. He has published >300 research papers, h-index: 47, Citation: 6389. He has received several awards including: Life Time Achievement Award International Science Congress Association (ISCA), NIGIS Excellence Award, Meritorious Contribution Award Indian Section of NACE International USA, Vigyan Ratna Award CST, U.P., MASCOT National Award Electrochemical Society, IISC Bangalore. Dr. Quraishi is a Fellow Royal Society Chemistry UK and member of Editorial Board of several International Journals of repute.
Steven L. Suib The University of Connecticut Storrs, CT USA Biography
Biography of Steven L. Suib
Dr. Suib received his doctorate degree in Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He is a coauthor if over 600 peer reviewed journal articles. He is a co-inventor on over 50 patents. His research interests are Solid state inorganic chemistry including studies of zeolites and microporous materials; physical chemistry; environmental chemistry including green syntheses, heterogeneous catalysis; plasma chemistry and catalysis; semiconductors; inorganic photochemistry; photocatalysis; batteries; ceramics. Preparation and characterization of these systems using structural, crystallographic, surface, electrochemical, luminescence, microscopic and EPR techniques.
R. S. Varma U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Cincinnati OH USA Biography
Biography of R. S. Varma
Dr. Varma obtained his Ph.D. from Delhi University in 1976. After postdoctoral positions at Robert Robinson Laboratories, University of Liverpool, UK, he was a faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine, Senior Scientist at Houston Advanced Research Center, and Research Professor at Sam Houston State University prior to joining as senior scientist in the Sustainable Technology Division at US Environmental Protection Agency in 1999. He has over 40 years of research experience in management of multi-disciplinary technical programs ranging sustainable nanomaterials to development of eco-friendly synthetic methods using microwaves, ultrasound and mechanochemical mixing. He has published over 450 scientific papers, awarded 15 US Patents, 7 books, 27 book chapters and 3 encyclopedia contributions with (H-Index 89) and total citations ~ 25,000.
Mohammed S. Aida King Abdulaziz University Jeddah KSA Biography
Biography of Mohammed S. Aida
Pr M.S. Aida received from university of Constantine his Ms degree in 1984, on grain boundaries in polycrystalline silicon and his PhD degree in 1994 on amorphous silicon thin films. He has published around 100 papers related to amorphous silicon thin film, plasma characterization, II-VI thin films semiconductors in peer reviewed journals. He has driven and contributed in several national and international projects dealing with materials for thin films solar cells . His actual research and interest is on thin film deposition and characterization for thin films based solar cells and sensors applications.
Evangelos V. Hristoforou National Technical University of Athens Athens Greece Biography
Biography of Evangelos V. Hristoforou
Evangelos V Hristoforou, D.Eng, Ph.D, C.Eng, is Professor of Electronic Materials at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and Director of the Laboratory of Electronic Sensors. His group is active in the field of sensors, having as a flagship a method and sensors to monitor the 3-d stess tensor distribution in steels. The lab is also active in energy and health projects. He has published more than 150 papers in international journals (h-index=24) and he gave more than 50 invited talks in international conferences.
Peter Majewski University of South Australia Mawson Lakes Australia Biography
Biography of Peter Majewski
Prof Majewski obtained his doctorate (PhD) in Mineralogy from the Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany. Subsequently, he was working at the Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research. In 2003, Prof Majewski joined the University of South Australia where he held positions of research professor and Head of School of Engineering. He is currently research professor in materials science and research leader at University of South Australia’s Future Industries Institute. Prof Majewski is member of Managing Committee of the Australian Nanotechnology Network and has published more than 170 scientific publications with more than 3100 citations and an h-index of 29.
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. Her current research topics include the design, development, and characterization of new drug delivery systems based on innovative nanomaterials. The main areas of professional experience include the design and construction of (lipid, polymeric, protein-based and polysaccharide-based) nanomaterials for drug therapy with particular emphasis for the treatment of endocrine diseases. 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 published by Elsevier, CRC Press and Taylor & Francis, Pan Stanford Publishing, Nova Science Publishers, Humana Press, Studium Press LLC, i-Smithers, American Scientific Publishers, Allured Publishing, John Wiley & Sons, Springer Verlag. The scientific production also includes more than 60 Conference Proceedings and 120 Abstracts presented in international conferences.
V.K. Thakur Washington State University WA USA
Y.K. Yap Michigan Technological University MI USA Biography
Biography of Y.K. Yap
Dr. Yoke Khin Yap earned his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Osaka University, Japan. He is a professor of physics, and the director of applied physics program at Michigan Technological University (MTU). Dr. Yap was a Monbusho scholar for his Ph.D program, a Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) during his postdoctoral tenure, and a recipient of the U.S. National Science Foundation CAREER Award. In 2015 Dr. Yap is honored as an Osaka University Global Alumni Fellow. Dr. Yap has published a series book and encyclopedia chapters in the area of nanoscale materials, organized a series of symposia in the Materials Research Society Meetings, and served as an advisory board member in conferences and journals.
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F. Aggogeri University of Brescia Brescia Italy Biography
Biography of F. Aggogeri
Dr. Francesco Aggogeri is currently Professor of Applied Mechanics at University of Brescia. He received his M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics from University of Brescia. His main research interests include Robotics, Mechatronic Devices, Innovative Materials for machine tool structures, Vibration controlling and Mechanical Systems diagnostics and prognostics. He regularly teaches “Design of Mechanical Functions” at Faculty of Engineering, University of Brescia. He is the author of a number of papers (ISI-Scopus) and peer-review conference proceedings papers.
G. Ajithkumar The University of Texas at San Antonio TX USA Biography
Biography of G. Ajithkumar
Dr. G. Ajithkumar is currently a faculty at the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Texas at San Antonio,Texas,USA. He has over 20 years of experience in the area of optical materials research and development. Previously he worked with many leading academic institutions including: Rutgers University of New Jersey, Institute for Laser Science at the University of Electro-Communications in Japan; the Center for Investigations in Optics in Mexico; International School of Photonics at CUSAT, India. He has authored six patents and over 120 research publications, and is on the editorial advisory board two international journals. Dr. Kumar holds B.Sc, MSc and Ph.D. in Physics. He was also the recipient of the SPIE green photonics award in 2012.
J. Ali Jamia Hamdard New Delhi India
C. Autret Université de Tours Tours France Biography
Biography of C. Autret
C. Autret obtained her degree in materials chemistry from the Caen University (France) in 2002; she is an assistant professor with habilitation degree obtained in 2011 at the faculty of sciences in the GREMAN (research group on materials, microelectronics, acoustics & nanotechnology) laboratory of Tours University and CNRS in partnership. She has a strong experiment in the oxides bulk materials research and development and especially in the relationship of the structure, microstructure and dielectric and magnetic properties. She is an active researcher in the area of advanced functional materials (capacitors, transductors, batteries, fuel cells…). Since 2001, she has published 71 papers in journals with impact factors superior than 1.
E. Axinte Gh.Asachi Technical University Iasi Romania Biography
Biography of E. Axinte
Eugen Axinte got his PhD in 1998 from “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi-Romania . He is now a full Professor of Machine Manufacturing Department , Director of Doctoral School of Machine Manufacturing and Industrial Management Faculty and member of The Senate of Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania.
His research interests include the applications of new materials (metallic glasses, glass , glass composites, ceramics ) in industrial practice . He has published more than 100 papers in journals, books and conference proceedings, including papers in journals indexed in the Web of Science – Journal Citation Reports such as Materials and Design , Journal of Non Crystalline Solids . He is on the editorial board of several journals including Materials & Design by Elsevier, Recent Patents on Materials Science by Bentham Science Publishers ; Modern Mechanical Engineering by Scientific Research Publishing - SCIRP .
I. Bahadur North-West University Mafikeng South Africa Biography
Biography of I. Bahadur
Prof. Indra Bahadur was awarded his D Tech at Durban University of Technology, Department of Chemistry, Durban, South Africa. He has served as a post-doctoral fellow at several institutions for five years. At present he is an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, North-West University, South Africa. His research is focused on the influence of ionic liquids on thermo-responsive polymers and the thermodynamic and physicochemical properties of a novel class of liquids, ionic liquids and their mixtures. Phase Equilibria of pure and multi component liquid mixtures. Absorption of gases in ionic liquids/co-solvents, Corrosion Science, Biofuels, Biomass and Cellulose. He is the author of 100 articles in scientifically reputed journals and 35 presentations at national/international conferences.
A. Bairi University of Paris Ouest Ville D'avray France
A. Bandyopadhyay Washington State University Pullman, WA USA Biography
Biography of A. Bandyopadhyay
Amit Bandyopadhyay, Herman and Brita Lindholm Endowed Chair Professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) at Washington State University (WSU), received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1995. Prof. Bandyopadhyay's research expertise lies with biomaterials, additive manufacturing of metallic and ceramic materials and their composites for various applications. Prof. Bandyopadhyay published over 260 technical papers including over 180 journal papers, inventor of 14 issued US patents, and edited 9 books. Prof. Bandyopadhyay is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS), American Society for Materials (ASM International), American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
R. Banerjee Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute Kolkata India
S.K. Batabyal Amrita University Coimbatore India
A.R. Boccaccini University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Erlangen Germany
R. Branco University of Coimbra Coimbra Portugal Biography
Biography of R. Branco
Dr. Ricardo Branco received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Coimbra, Portugal. Dr. Branco is currently Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Coimbra. His research interests include fatigue and fracture of engineering materials, multiaxial fatigue life assessment methods, cyclic plastic behaviour of high-strength steels, and numerical modelling of fatigue crack growth. Dr. Branco, as an author/co-author, has published more than 50 articles in various journals.
W. Bu Shanghai Institute of Ceramics Shanghai P. R. China Biography
Biography of W. Bu
Wenbo Bu received his Ph.D. degree from Nanjing Tech University (China) in 2002. He has been a Full Professor in SICCAS since 2008. In 2016, he moved from SICCAS to East China Normal University. He has published about 40 peer-reviewed research papers in Nat. Nanotech., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem., Adv. Mater., etc. His research mainly focuses on the design and synthesis of multifunctional rare-earth based nanomaterials for future cancer imaging and therapeutic applications.
A. Buccolieri University of Salento Lecce Italy Biography
Biography of A. Buccolieri
Alessandro Buccolieri was born in 1976. He obtained the school-leaving certificate in Chemistry. He achieved the doctor’s degree in Chemistry at the University of Bari, Italy, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Salento, Italy. Since April 1, 2003 he works as Chemical Laboratory Technician at the University of Salento. He carries out his research activity in the synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles and analysis in environmental chemistry, cultural heritage, materials science and food chemistry. He performed non-destructive analysis on several works of historical and artistic interest, and in particular on Michelangelo’s David and on the Riace Bronzes.
M.G. Buonomenna Consiglio Nazionale dei Chimici (CNC) Rome Italy Biography
Biography of M.G. Buonomenna
M. G. Buonomenna, born in 1975, obtained her degree in Chemistry from the University of Salerno
(Italy) in 1998. She holds a Master in Membrane Materials and Operations from Institute on Membrane
and Technology (ITM) (former IRMERC)-National Research Council (CNR) and a doctorate (Ph.D.) in
Chemical Engineering and Materials from the University of Calabria.
In 2014 she obtained the qualification of Associate Professor in Chemical Fundamentals of Technologies from the
Italian Ministry for Instruction, University and Research (MIUR).
She has been an invited speaker in numerous international conferences and referee for international Research
Agencies as well as journals including Energy & Environmental Science, Chemical
Communications, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. M. G. Buonomenna is author of more than 60 papers
in peer-reviewed international journals, 100 publications in congress proceedings, 9 chapters of scientific books
and editor of 1 book on advanced membrane materials.
I. Cacciotti University of Rome Rome Italy Biography
Biography of I. Cacciotti
Ilaria Cacciotti is Professor of Materials Science & Technology and Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering at the University of Rome "Niccolò Cusano". She graduated in Medical Engineering (Master of Science Award ‘Fondazione Raeli’) and got the Ph.D in Materials Engineering (Ph.D Thesis Awards ‘Marco Ramoni’ 2011 and AIMAT 2012). She is expert in the synthesis and characterisation of materials, particularly for biomedical/environmental/agro-industrial sectors. She was awarded with: 8th CCT Award “Best Oral Presentation for Young Researchers”, 10th International Award “Sciacca”, European Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering Doctoral Award 2011, “Young Researcher Award Elsevier "Materials Science & Engineering C" 2014, Good Energy Award 2016, “L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Italy for Women & Science Award 2011”.
L. Calabrese University of Messina Messina Italy Biography
Biography of L. Calabrese
Luigi Calabrese was born in 1974. He graduated in Material Engineering in 1998 and achieved the PhD in Materials Chemistry and Engineering at University of Messina, in 2002. Currently he is researcher in Material Science and technology at the Department of Engineering of the University of Messina. His main research activities are focused on:
- Structures and materials durability
- Advanced composites and fuctional materials for industrial applications
Up to date, he published over 90 articles in indexed international journals. 5 Chapters on scientific books. 1 Book on Springer Scientific series and 4 patents.
S.P. Chai Monash University Bandar Sunway Malaysia Biography
Biography of S.P. Chai
Dr. Siang-Piao Chai received his Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from the School of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia. He is currently an Associate Professor and Deputy Head (Research) for School of Engineering, and Head of Nano-Analytical Platform at Monash University Malaysia. He is an active researcher in the areas of catalysis, photocatalysis, reaction engineering, and advanced functional materials. His current research interests are centered on the development of advanced hybrid composites for environmental remediation and renewable fuels in photocatalysis. He has published more than 120 papers with citations of above 3000 and H-index over 30.
A.P. Chiriac Petru Poni Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry Iasi Romania Biography
Biography of A.P. Chiriac
Dr. Aurica P. Chiriac is senior researcher at "Petru Poni" Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Iasi; she has more than 150 papers in international journals, 7 books (in cooperation) and more than 45 inventions. As research interests she mentioned the new polymer-forming reactions, including unconventional polymerization in magnetic field and plasma-induced polymerization, as well as combined polymer synthesis techniques, multi-dimensional polymers with complex shape-persistent architectures, functional polymeric networks in particular for biomedical purposes, biosynthetic hybrids, and nanocomposites based macromolecular architectures. She has also, experience in managing projects. Between 2000 to 2018 she participated in 25 research grants, being director in 19 of them (grants in programs of the Romanian Ministry of Research) and as well with experience in international projects or COST actions.
T.V. Chirila University of Queensland South Brisbane Australia Biography
Biography of T.V. Chirila
Professor Traian V. Chirila is currently the Chief Scientist of Queensland Eye Institute in Brisbane, Australia, and holds honorary professorships at three Australian universities. He has established the first laboratory in Australia for research in ophthalmic biomaterials and tissue engineering. A particularly significant outcome of his work is the use in clinical practice of the artificial cornea AlphaCor™ and ocular socket implant AlphaShere™, both developed by him. To date, he published around 190 papers and book chapters, edited 2 books and 2 special journal issues, and is a named inventor on 13 patents. Professor Chirila is currently a member on eleven journal editorial boards.
J.-H. Cho Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering and Technology Seoul South Korea Biography
Biography of J.-H. Cho
Dr. Cho obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Engineering in 1997 from Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology. He is currently serving as a center leader at Korea Institute Ceramic Engineering and Technology. His Research interest are Electro ceramics Materials, Components, Process, and Applications, Sensors & Actuators, Energy Harvesting, and Electro ceramics Thin Films. Dr. Jeong has contributions of around 70 publications, having citations around 1,522.
P.K. Chu City University of Hong Kong Kowloon Hong Kong Biography
Biography of P.K. Chu
Professor Paul K Chu is Chair Professor of Materials Engineering in the Department of Physics & Materials Science in City University of Hong Kong. He received his BS in mathematics from The Ohio State University and MS and PhD in chemistry from Cornell University. He is Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences (HKAES), American Physical Society (APS), American Vacuum Society (AVS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Materials Research Society (MRS), and Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). His research interests are quite diverse spanning plasma and surface engineering of different types of functional materials. He has been granted 13 US, 10 Chinese, and 1 European patents, written 1 book, edited 8 books, published over 35 book chapters and 1,400 journal papers, and given over 150 plenary/keynote/invited talks.
M. Corradi Perugia University Perugia Italy Biography
Biography of M. Corradi
Dr. Corradi is actually an Aggregate Professor at Perugia University, Italy. With an internationally recognized research profile in the field of structural analysis of historic constructions, he has been invited as a guest speaker at numerous seminars across Europe and USA. In addition, he is a peer reviewer for 10 high impact factor journals and sit on the editorial board of 4 scientific engineering journals. The research component focuses on the use of new materials, masonry and wood constructions. He is author of 174 articles and 4 books. He served as Associate Professor at Northumbria University from 2013 to 2017.
F. Costantino University of Perugia Perugia Italy Biography
Biography of F. Costantino
Dr. Ferdinando Costantino appointed the PhD in Chemistry in 2001 at University of Perugia. He is actually assistant professor at the Department of Chemistry, Biology and Biotechnology of the Perugia University. He works in the field of crystalline materials based on Layered Hydroxides, Metal Phosphonates and Metal-Organic Frameworks for application in catalysis, photochemistry and biomedical purposes. Dr Costantino is co-author of more than 70 original research papers published in international peer-reviewed journals and of more than 50 scientific communications at national and international congresses (h-index = 20).
P.D. Cozzoli University of Salento Lecce Italy Biography
Biography of P.D. Cozzoli
Prof. P. Davide Cozzoli received his MSc degree in Chemistry in 1999 and his PhD in Chemical Sciences in 2004 from the University of Bari, Italy. His PhD project was partially carried out at the University of Hamburg, Germany. From 2004 to 2005 he worked as post-doctoral fellow at the University of Bari. In 2005 he joined the National Nanotechnology Laboratory (NNL) of CNR Institute Nanoscience, Lecce, Italy. He is head of the Nanochemistry Department of the newly founded CNR Institute of Nanotechnology, Lecce, Italy. So far, he has published about 120 contributions, edited one book (a second book is under preparation) and two conference proceedings. His scientific work has overall attracted over 7500 citations.
Ajay Dalai University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon Canada Biography
Biography of Ajay Dalai
Professor Dalai holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan where he is currently employed as a Full Professor and Canada Research Chair in Bioenergy and Environmentally Friendly Chemical Processing. His research focus is the novel catalyst development for gas to liquid (GTL) technologies, biodiesel production, hydrogen/syngas production, hydroprocessing of gas oil, and value added products from biomass. Dr. Dalai holds several patents and has published over 300 research papers mostly in heterogeneous catalysis and catalytic processes in international journals and conference proceedings. His ground-breaking research in environmentally-friendly processing and the conversion of bio-mass to bio-energy have made him highly sought after as a guest lecturer/speaker at many National and International conferences. He has received several national and international awards. He served as Chair of Catalysis Division of Chemical Institute of Canada and and served as Chair of Canadian Catalysis Foundation. Professor Dalai has become fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC), Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), and more recently Royal Society of Canada (RSC). He has served in Editorial Board of Can. J. Chem. Eng., and serves on Editorial Board of J. Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, J. of Engineering Chemistry and Fuel, and Recent Patents on Materials Science.
S.A. David Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, TN USA Biography
Biography of S.A. David
Dr. Stan A. David has obtained Ph.D. from University of Pittsburgh. He is presently serving as a Corporate Fellow Emeritus, Consultant. His research Interests are Materials Engineering, Welding Metallurgy, Welding Processes including Friction Stir Welding and Processing, Joining of Ceramics-to-Metals, Solidification Processing, Composites, Alloy Design, Metallography. He is recognized nationally and internationally for his extensive contributions to welding science and solidification through innovative experimental techniques and associated theories. He has contributed more than 340 publications, having citations around 8298.
A. Domb Hebrew University Jerusalem Israel Biography
Biography of A. Domb
Abraham J. Domb, is a Professor for Medicinal Chemistry and Biopolymers at the Faculty of Medicine of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He earned Bachelors degrees in Chemistry, Pharmaceutics and Law from Bar-Ilan and Hebrew University and PhD degree in Chemistry from Hebrew University. He did his postdoctoral training at MIT/Harvard and was R&D manager at Nova Pharm. Co. Baltimore US from 1988-1992. Since 1992 he is a faculty member at the Hebrew University with interests on Biopolymer synthesis and applications, Biodegradable polymers, Drug delivery systems, Medicinal Chemistry and Forensic sciences. During 2007-2012 he served as Head of the Division of Identification and Forensic Sciences (DIFS), Israel Police. Since April 2014 he is also president of the Jerusalem College of Engineering.
D. De Domenico University of Messina Messina Italy Biography
Biography of D. De Domenico
Dario De Domenico received his M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Messina, Italy, in 2010, and his PhD in Materials and Structural Engineering from the University of Reggio Calabria, Italy, in 2014. He was also visiting researcher at the Dept of Civil and Structural Engineering of the University of Sheffield, UK, and at the Laboratory of Mechanics and Materials of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. After one year spent in industry as research project engineer, he came back to academia. Author of more than 70 publications, he currently serves as post-doctoral research fellow at the Dept of Engineering, University of Messina, Italy.
Y. Dong Curtin University Perth Australia Biography
Biography of Y. Dong
Dr. Yu Dong is a senior lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering at Curtin University, Australia. He has extensive research expertise in polymer nanocomposites, electrospun nanofibres, green composites, micromechanical modelling, nanomanufacturing and design of experiments. He is a lead editor for "Manufacturing, Characterisation and Properties of Advanced Nanocomposites", MDPI, Switzerland , and "Fillers and Reinforcements for Advanced Nanocomposites", Elsevier, UK, and a sole editor for "Nanostructures: Properties, Production Methods and Applications", NOVA Science Publishers, USA. Dr. Dong is an associate editor for Journals of Frontiers in Materials (Polymeric and Composite Materials section) and Applied Nanoscience. He was invited as a keynote speaker at the 10th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM-10), Busan, South Korea, in 2016. Dr Dong was presented the Best Paper Award at the 20th International Conference on Frontiers of Nanomaterials, Nanoparticles and Nanocomposite Materials (ICFNNNM 2018), Rome, Italy in 2018
D. Duday Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Biography
Biography of D. Duday
I am working at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) as researcher and then project leader on processing of nanomaterials & plasma-assisted surface treatments since 2003. My topics of interest concern the design, synthesis and up-scaling of hybrid nanoparticles and nanocomposite materials for biomedical applications. My skills concern materials physics & chemistry, sol-gel synthesis, advanced material processing and process up-scaling. Concerning my background, I have worked firstly in academic research (University of La Rochelle-France, University Complutense of Madrid-Spain, University of Paris 5 & 6-France), and then in a Research & Technology Organization called LIST (formerly CRP Gabriel Lippmann).
A. Elzatahry Qatar University Doha Qatar
M.D. Escalera Rey Juan Carlos University Madrid Spain Biography
Biography of M.D. Escalera
Mª Dolores Escalera Rodríguez is PhD in Chemical Sciences (1997). Currently, she is Associate Professor since 2003 in the Rey Juan Carlos University. She has published 35 research papers. She has presented 63 communications in national and international scientific Congresses. She has two approved patents. She has participated as an evaluator of works in JCR journals and others both national and foreign (Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Materials and Design, Fusion Engineering and Design, Chilean Magazine of Engineering, Metallurgy Magazine). She has directed 3 doctoral theses, 18 final degree projects and 7 final Master projects. She is in charge of the area of Microstructural Characterization of the LICAM (Integrated Materials Characterization Laboratory).
S. Fakirov The University of Auckland Auckland New Zealand Biography
Biography of S. Fakirov
Prof.S. Fakirov obtained Ph.D. from Lomonossov’s State University, Moscow, USSR in 1966 and he further obtained D.Sc. from Sofia University in 1982. He is presently serving as a Professor of Polymer Chemistry at The University of Auckland. His subject areas include Materials Science Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Engineering, Physics and Astronomy, Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Mathematics and Medicine. He has contributed more than 200 publications, having citations around 3, 985. He has also been recognized with awards and honors such as Fellow of the Humboldt Research Award and Honorary Member of Mid-German Academy of Polymer Innovations and others.
L. Feng Yangzhou University Yangzhou China Biography
Biography of L. Feng
Dr. Ligang Feng, received his Ph.D. degree from Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry (CIAC), Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2012 and worked shortly at CIAC and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Chalmers University of Technology from 2012 to 2016. He starts the professorship since April 2016 at Yangzhou University. His research interests focus on energy conversion and storage, particularly novel and cost-effective catalyst material from the earth-abundant materials and their applications in fuel cells and water splitting. He has published more than 40 papers, awarded 6 Chinses patents and 2 book chapters and the work was cited more than 1000 times with the H-index of 18.
M. Ferraris Polytechnic Institute of Torino Torino Italy
M.A. Fraga Instituto Cientifico e Tecnologico da Universidade Brasil Sao Paulo Brazil Biography
Biography of M.A. Fraga
Mariana Amorim Fraga obtained her PhD in Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering (with concentration on Materials Science) from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics and Master degree in Electrical Engineering (with concentration in Microelectronics) from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. She has been actively working in the materials science and engineering areas, mainly in the synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials for the development of sensors, electronic devices and energy technologies. She has authored 35 articles in SCI journals and 13 book chapters. She is serving as a reviewer of more than 40 referred journals and Member of Editorial Advisory Board of 5 international journals.
C.D. Geddes University of Maryland Baltimore, MD USA
P. Gong Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan China Biography
Biography of P. Gong
Dr. Pan Gong is an Associate Professor, is currently associated with School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China. During 2014-2016, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Yale University, New Haven CT 06511, USA. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Materials Science and Engineering at Tsinghua University, China. His research interests include combinatorial alloy development, bulk metallic glasses, high entropy alloys and metal plastic forming.
Q.J. HE Shenzhen University Shenzhen P. R. China Biography
Biography of Q.J. HE
Qianjun HE, PhD, Full Professor, Marie Curie Fellow, focuses on the scientific research on biomedical applications of mesoporous nanomaterials, making a series of achievement in anti-cancer nanomedicines and nano-biological effects. He has finished several projects, including NSFC and EU 7th Framework Programme, as a PI. He has published more than 60 SCI papers in international leading journals as ESI “Highly Cited Papers”. He has 4 authorized patents and one of which has been transferred to industry. He has received many awards, including Overseas High-Caliber Personnel (2015), Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship (2012), "LU JiaXi" Youth Talent Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2012), Top-Class President Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2011), Top 100 Excellent PhD Thesis Award of CAS (2011).
N.J. Hao Thayer School of Engineering Dartmouth College, NH USA Biography
Biography of N.J. Hao
Dr. Nanjing Hao obtained his PhD in physical chemistry from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2014) and then did postdoctoral studies at University of Massachusetts (2014-2016). He is currently a research associate in Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College. Dr. Hao has been invited to write more than five critical reviews of materials science for journals like “International Materials Review”, “Biosensors and Bioelectronics”, and “Biomaterials Science”. His research interests include shaped-controllable materials synthesis, microfluidics-based flow synthesis, nanobiotechnology, and glyconanomaterials.
J. Hargreaves University of Glasgow Glasgow UK Biography
Biography of J. Hargreaves
Justin Hargreaves is currently Professor of Catalytic Materials Chemistry at the University of Glasgow, UK. Prior to being appointed in Glasgow in 2002, he was a Principal Scientist at the Leverhulme Centre for Innovative Catalysis, University of Liverpool, UK (2001-2002) and a Senior Research Fellow at Nottingham Trent University, UK (1994-2000). He undertook postdoctoral research at the Leverhulme Centre for Innovative Catalysis, University of Liverpool, UK (1991-1994, Professors Richard Joyner and Graham Hutchings FRS) and ETH Zurich, Switzerland (1990-1991, Professor Dr Roel Prins.) He is a graduate of the University of Liverpool, UK - BSc (Hons) in Chemistry 1987 and PhD 1990 (the latter under the supervision of Professors Richard Joyner and Graham Hutchings FRS).
S.P. Harimkar Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK United States Biography
Biography of S.P. Harimkar
Dr. Sandip P. Harimkar obtained his Ph.D. degree (2007) in Materials Science & Engineering from University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA. Dr. Harimkar is currently working as Associate Professor, in the School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA. His research interests mainly lie in the subject areas of Laser Additive Manufacturing, Spark Plasma Sintering of Materials, Laser Processing of Materials, Pulse Electrodeposition, Surface Engineering, etc. Dr. Harimkar, as an author/co-author, has published more than 75 articles in various journals, having over 1,390 total citations.
R.B. Heimann Am Stadtpark 2A Görlitz Germany Biography
Biography of R.B. Heimann
Robert B. Heimann is professor emeritus of applied mineralogy and materials science. He obtained his academic degrees from FU Berlin in 1963 (M.Sc.) and 1966 (Ph.D.), and subsequently served as a faculty member at FU Berlin (1966-1977) and Universität Karlsruhe (1977-1979). From 1979 on he worked in Canada as a research associate (McMaster University; 1979-1981), visiting professor (University of Toronto; 1979-1981), staff geochemist (Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, 1982-1986), and research manager (Alberta Research Council, Edmonton; 1987-1993). From 1993 to 2004, he was a full professor at Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg in Germany. He has authored and coauthored about 300 scientific publications including six books and several book chapters. In 1992, he received the Distinguished Service Award of the Canadian University-Industry Council of Advanced Ceramics, CUICAC, and in 2001 the Georgius-Agricola-Medal of the German Mineralogical Society (DMG) for his lifelong achievements in applied mineralogy. Research activities and interests are in advanced ceramics, single crystal growth, thermal spraying of environmental and biomedical coatings, as well as archaeometallurgy and archaeoceramics.
P.H. Holloway University of Florida Gainesville, FL USA
Y. Hou Zhejiang University Hangzhou China Biography
Biography of Y. Hou
Dr Yang Hou received his PhD degree from the School of Environmental Science & Technology of Dalian University of Technology in 2011, and then did 3.5 years of postdoctoral research in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside, and Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Now he is a research associate in the Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden, Technische Universitaet Dresden. His current research focuses on the design and synthesis of low-dimensional nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications. He has published more than 60 papers.
C.H. Hsueh National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan Biography
Biography of C.H. Hsueh
Professor Hsueh received PhD from Department of Materials Science and Engineering at University of California, Berkeley in 1981. Before joining National Taiwan University in 2010 as a Distinguished Professor, he was a Distinguished R&D Staff at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Professor Hsueh’s formal training was analytical modeling and he was listed as ISI highly cited researcher in Materials Science. Since joining National Taiwan University, his work has been extended to applied research. His current research work includes metallic glasses, shape memory alloys, high entropy alloys, nanoindentation, surface-enhanced Raman scattering, and plasmonics nanodevices, etc. He has authored or coauthored more than 250 scientific journal papers. Professor Hsueh is a Fellow of the American Society for Metals, the American Ceramic Society, and the World Innovation Foundation.
D. Hui University of New Orleans New Orleans, LA USA
P. Hvizdos Institute of Materials Research Kosice Slovakia Biography
Biography of P. Hvizdos
Dr. Pavol Hvizdoš is a leading scientist in the Slovak Academy of Sciences (Slovakia), where he has been working since 1988 in the field of modern structural ceramics. From 2000 to 2002, he worked at Queen Mary University of London-QMUL (London, UK), and from 2003 to 2008, he worked at Polytechnic University of Catalonia-UPC (Barcelona, Spain). He is a senior scientist, teacher, and student supervisor (4 Ph.D., 13 M.Sc. theses). He is a principal investigator and reviewer of research projects, a reviewer of world renowned material science journals, and a member of several journal editorial boards. He has authored/co-authored over 200 scientific papers (with more than 900 citations), 3 monograph chapters and 3 university textbooks.
S.J. Ikhmayies Al Isra University Amman Jordan Biography
Biography of S.J. Ikhmayies
Shadia J. Ikhmayies had received the PhD in producing CdS/CdTe thin film solar cells from the University of Jordan in 2002. Now she works at Isra University in Jordan as an associate professor. Her research is focused on producing and characterizing semiconductor thin films, and thin film CdS/CdTe solar cells. Dr. Ikhmayies also works in characterizing quartz for the extraction of silicon for solar cells and characterizing different materials by computation. She published 48 research papers in international scientific journals, 3 chapters in books, and 73 research papers in conference proceedings. She is the editor and editor-in-chief of 12 books.
H. Ishida Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH USA Biography
Biography of H. Ishida
Professor Ishida obtained his BS in Chemical Engineering and MS in Industrial Chemistry from Doshisha University, Kyoto, and his Ph. D. degree from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, in Polymer Science. He has nearly 500 papers, 35 patents and 11 books to his credit. He is Fellow of SAMPE, SPE, and ACS (PMSE). He is Editor-in-Chief of Composite Interfaces, and Associate Editor of Polymers & Polymer Composites, and Frontier of Materials (Composites).
C.R. Kao National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan Biography
Biography of C.R. Kao
Professor C. Robert Kao received his Ph.D. in Materials Science from University of Wisconsin - Madison in 1994. He currently is a distinguished professor of Materials Science & Engineering at National Taiwan University. His main research interests include electronic, optical, and MEMS packaging. He has authored over 140 technical papers, five of which are classified as Highly Cited Papers by Essential Science Indicators, and holds 5 ROC patents and 3 US patents. He is a Principal Editor for Journal of Materials Research and Editor for Journal of Materials Science – Materials in Electronics.
K.K. Kar Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur India Biography
Biography of K.K. Kar
Prof. Kamal K. Kar, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science is Umang Gupta Chair Professor from July 2014 to till date. He pursued higher studies from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, and Iowa State University, USA before joining as a Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials science at IIT Kanpur in 2001. He was a BOYSCAST Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA in 2003 (May-December).
Prof. Kar has published more than 160 papers in international referred journals, 110 conference papers, 06 books on nanomaterials and their nanocomposites, 30 review articles/book chapters and more than 55 national and international patents.
H.J. Kim National Institute of Aerospace Hampton, VA USA Biography
Biography of H.J. Kim
Hyun Jung Kim is Senior Research Scientists at National Institute of Aerospace and working at the NASA Langley research center. She received Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. From 2009, she works at the Advanced Materials and Processing Branch and Advanced Measurements and Data Systems Branch in NASA. She researches on developing new materials and devices for energy harvesting, heat management, and optic. She authored/co-authored over 50 technical papers, book chapter, and patents. She has been recognized for her accomplishments via an AIAA Mitcheltree Young Engineer of the Year Award, NASA Patent Awards, and NASA Group Achievement Award.
J.-K. Kim Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong Biography
Biography of J.-K. Kim
Prof. Kim is a Chair Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; and directs the Finetex-HKUST R&D Center and the Advanced Engineering Materials Facilities at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His research is centred on advanced materials, ranging from fiber composites to nanocomposites and to nanostructured materials for energy storage including rechargeable batteries. He has written over 300 refereed journal papers and three research monographs. He has been serving as the Editor of Composites Part A and the Associate Editor of Aerospace Science & Technology in addition to editorial board members of another 12 journals. He is an elected fellow of the HKAES, HKIE, RSC and RAeS.
Y.-C. Kuo National Chung Cheng University Chia-Yi Taiwan Biography
Biography of Y.-C. Kuo
Dr. Yung-Chih Kuo is a professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, National Chung Cheng University. His research interests are focused on biomaterials, nanomedicine, drug delivery system, tissue engineering, blood–brain barrier, cancer therapy, stem cell differentiation, nerve regeneration, spinal cord injury treatment, stroke treatment, and Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease therapy, biophysics, and colloid and interface science. In these fields, he has authored or coauthored more than 140 SCI journal papers, more than 10 book chapters and several patents. He is a fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), an honor member of Phi Tau Phi Society.
L. Kustov Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry Moscow Russia
Y.K. Lai Soochow University Suzhou China Biography
Biography of Y.K. Lai
Yuekun Lai is a full professor in the College of Textile and Clothing Engineering at Soochow University from 2013. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Department of Chemistry, Xiamen University. In 2009–2011, he worked as a research fellow at the School of MSE, NTU, Singapore. Then he moved to Muenster University under the support of the Humboldt Foundation Scholarship of Germany. His research topics are bio-inspired intelligent materials with speical wettability, multifunctional fabrics, and TiO2 nanostructures for energy & environmental applications. He has published over 110 journal papers. The WOS citation is over 4200 with an H-index of 37.
J. Lao Clermont Auvergne University Clermont-Ferrand France Biography
Biography of J. Lao
Dr. Jonathan Lao is an Associate Professor at the Université Clermont Auvergne, Polytech school of engineering and Laboratoire de Physique de Clermont. At the same university he leads research on new biomaterials for bone repair. He currently focuses on bioactive glasses and organic–inorganic hybrids obtained at ambient temperature, and has started related programs on additive manufacturing and industrial translation of these materials. His research also includes characterization of the bone interface using nuclear microprobes, with a special focus on trace elements and their role on osteogenesis. He is the author of 30 papers, 5 patents and has raised >1.5 M€ in research funds.
D. Le University of Central Florida Orlando USA Biography
Biography of D. Le
Dr. Duy Le is currently a scientist at the department of Physics, University of Central Florida (USA). He received his Ph.D. in Physics in 2012. Since then, his research interests lie primarily in the applications of computational chemistry and machine learning methods to the understanding of structural properties, electronic structures, and applications of novel nano-materials with the focus on materials for industrially useful catalysts. His contributions were published in various well-recognized journals.
R.M. Leblanc University of Miami Florida, FL USA Biography
Biography of R.M. Leblanc
Dr. Leblanc received his B. S. in chemistry in 1964 from Université Laval, Canada, and Ph. D. in physical chemistry in1968 from the same university. From 1968 to 1970, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Prof. George Porter, FRS, in Davy Faraday Research Lab, the Royal Institution of Great Britain. Currently Dr. Leblanc is Professor and Chair of Department of Chemistry at University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, United States. He has published more than 500 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. As a professor, he has supervised more than 100 M.S. and Ph.D. students.
S. Ledakowicz Lodz University of Technology Lodz Poland
B. Lesiak-Orłowska Polish Academy of Sciences Warsaw Poland Biography
Biography of B. Lesiak-Orłowska
Dr. Hab. B. Lesiak obtained the PhD degree in physical and theoretical chemistry at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland in 1991. She performed a post-doctorate at Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (Prof. D.A. King). Her interest is devoted towards chemical and structural properties of carbon hybrid nanomaterials for medical applications investigated using electron spectroscopic methods. She is the coauthor of 119 publications at international journals, 148 international conference contributions, 15 invited contributions (including 1 invited lecture at ECOSS-33, Szeged, Hungary) with number of citations of 1600 and H-index of 21.
Y. Li Sichuan University Chengdu P.R. China Biography
Biography of Y. Li
Dr. Yiwen Li is currently a Professor at College of Polymer Science and Engineering, State Key Laboratory of Polymer Materials Engineering, Sichuan University. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from University of Science and Technology of China (2008) and Ph.D. in Polymer Science from the University of Akron (2013). Dr. Li has published more than 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts with a total citation of more than 1500. His current research interests include the development of design, synthesis and nano-fabrication of functional soft matters.
J. Limtrakul Kasetsart University Bangkok Thailand
P.T. Long Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Yongin South Korea Biography
Biography of P.T. Long
Dr. T.L. Phan received his PhD in Physics at the University of Bristol in 2009. Currently, he is a faculty at the Department of Physics, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea. His research directions are related to the fields of experimental physics and materials science, particularly micro/nano-structured materials for eco-technology. Currently, he is studying the opto-magnetic materials applicable in magnetic-cooling devices, high-efficiency light-emitting devices, and electromagnetic shielding.
K. Lozano University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley Edinburg, TX United States Biography
Biography of K. Lozano
Dr. Karen Lozano, Julia Beecherl Endowed Professor and Director of the UTRGV Nanotechnology Center. Lozano focuses mostly on the development of nano-reinforced polymer composites and development of nanofiber systems through Forcespinning® (centrifugal spinning). She is a prolific inventor, co-founded an industry focused on the industrial production of nanofibers. She has received several national/international awards for this invention such as the R&D 100. Lozano enjoys instilling in k-12 students a passion for engineering careers, she has developed numerous summer camps, workshops and presentations and more recently launched a YouTube Channel, “Karen’s Lab” to promote STEM based innovation.
Y.-W. Ma Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications Nanjing China
L.A. Majewski The University of Manchester Manchester UK Biography
Biography of L.A. Majewski
Dr Majewski received his MSc degree in biophysics of Light Harvesting Complexes of higher green plants from the University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska (Lublin, Poland). In April 2005, he obtained his PhD degree working on the development of alternative dielectrics for low-voltage organic field-effect transistors (OFETs). In March 2007, he was awarded RCUK Fellowship "Technology at the extreme" to be held in the School of EEE, University of Manchester. Currently, Dr Majewski is a lecturer in the same school. He has published more than 40 scientific publications and is a named inventor on 1 international patent.
A. Manikandan Bharath University Chennai India Biography
Biography of A. Manikandan
Dr. A. Manikandan is currently working as an Associate Professor and Head of Department of Chemistry, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Bharath University, Chennai, India. He completed his Ph.D. in Chemistry under the guidance of Dr. S. Arul Antony (Associate Professor and Head of Department of Chemistry, Presidency College Chennai). Dr. Manikandan has published 120 articles in various reputed peer reviewed International Journals (Google scholar citations 1782, h-index 27 and i10-index 49).
B.A. Marinković Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brazil Biography
Biography of B.A. Marinković
Bojan Marinkovic is an engineer of crystallography and mineralogy.
In 2003, he received his PhD degree in materials engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).
He is an associate professor at the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at PUC-Rio.
His principal research areas are ceramic materials with a focus on synthesis, characterization and application of zero and negative thermal expansion phases and TiO2-based nanostructures.
He is an author of more than 80 research papers in international journals, book chapters and patents and a permanent member of Scientific Boards of several international conferences in materials science.
A.S. Milani The University of British Columbia Okanagan, BC Canada
D.E. Motaung Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Brummeria, Pretoria 00001 South Africa Biography
Biography of D.E. Motaung
Prof. David E. Motaung is a Principal Research Scientist at the DST/CSIR National Centre for Nano-Structured Materials, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Pretoria, South Africa. He is also an Affiliated Associate Professor at the University of the Free State. He received his MSc and PhD degrees from the University of the Western Cape, South Africa in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He has published more than 70 articles in peer reviewed journals. His current research interests include synthesis and characterization of nanostructured metal oxides materials and their application in organic-inorganic photovoltaic solar cells and gas sensing devices.
P.K. Mukherjee Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology Sermapore India Biography
Biography of P.K. Mukherjee
Dr. Prabir Kumar Mukherjee , currently an Associate Professor of Physics, Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Sermapore, India. did his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Calcutta, India in 1996 and D.Sc. in Physics from Berhampur University, India in 2017. He was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Germany. The field of his research interest is Liquid Crystals, Rotator Phases, Superconductivity, Nanoscience, Ferrofluids and Biophysics. He has published 119 research papers in peer reviewed journals. He is the reviewer 32 peer reviewed journals.
M.M. Natile University of Padova Padova Italy Biography
Biography of M.M. Natile
Dr. Marta Maria Natile obtained his Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences in 2004 from the Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy. She is presently serving as a full time Researcher at Italian National Research Council. She has contributed more than 100 publications, having citations around 1409. Her skills and expertise are in Material Characterization, Materials, Nanomaterials, Thin Films and Nanotechnology, X-ray Diffraction, Synthesis, Nanomaterials Synthesis, Materials Chemistry and Spectroscopy.
N. Nezafati Materials and Energy Research Center Karaj Iran Biography
Biography of N. Nezafati
Dr. Nader Nezafati is an Assistant Professor for biomedical engineering at Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC). Dr.Nezafati graduated and completed his Ph.D. thesis from Amirkabir University of Technology (May 2012). He is the author or co-author of more than 30 scientiﬁc ISI papers. He focuses on synthesis and characterization of calcium phosphate-based nanocomposites, bioactive glass and hybrid scaffolds as biomaterials for hard tissue engineering application. The other research interests are as follows: Antibacterial Materials (self-cleaning materials), Bioactive glass, Biocomposite Fabrication, Bone and Dental cements, Drug Delivery systems, Scaffold Fabrication (for Tissue Engineering).
L.E. Nita Petru Poni Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry Iasi Romania Biography
Biography of L.E. Nita
Prof. Loredana Elena Nita is a senior researcher at PETRU PONI Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry at Iasi, Romania. He has completed his Ph.D. in chemistry in 2007 from PETRU PONI Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry. He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals. He is also an active editorial board member in some of the reputed journals. He has also participated in more than 15 Romanian Projects and 5 European Projects.
R. Paul University of Beira Interior Covilhã Portugal Biography
Biography of R. Paul
Prof. Dr. Roshan Paul is a Doctorate in Chemical Technology from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai. He has previously worked in the Spanish National Research Council, Spain; Clariant, India; LEITAT Technological Center, Spain and Hohenstein Institute, Germany. Since 2015, he is an Invited Professor in the University of Beira Interior, Portugal.
He has several patents to his credit and recently published two books with Elsevier. He is a Fellow of the Textile Association (India), a Chartered Colourist (CCol FSDC) and a Fellow of the Society of Dyers and Colourists, UK, and a Chartered Textile Technologist (CText FTI) and a Fellow of The Textile Institute, UK.
J. Pou University of Vigo Vigo Spain
T. Qiu Southeast University Nanjing P. R. China Biography
Biography of T. Qiu
Dr. Teng Qiu received his B.S. in chemistry from Nanjing University, China in 2002 and Ph.D. in condensed matter physics from Nanjing University in 2007. In 2010, he was an Alexander von Humboldt fellow in the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research in Dresden, Germany. He is currently a full professor of physics at Southeast University, China. His current research focuses on surface-enhanced spectroscopy. He has authored and co-authored about 100 refereed journal publications.
R. Rafiee University of Tehran Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of R. Rafiee
Dr. Rafiee has received his PhD in 2010 in Mechanical Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology with a specialization on Nanocomposites. He has completed his MSc and BSc studies both in the general field of composite materials and structures. He began his industrial experience in different sectors including wind turbines, composite pipes, strategic planning and technology transfer projects since 2000. He joined the University of Tehran in 2011 as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of New Science and Technologies, where he founded the Composites Research Laboratory (COMRESLAB).He has been promoted to the level of Associate Professor in 2015 with unanimous approval of all evaluating committee members.
M. Rafiee University of Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada Biography
Biography of M. Rafiee
Mohammad Rafiee is currently a researcher at the University of Ottawa in Canada. His research interests lie in the area of material and structural modeling, processing, fabrication and characterization of composites. He has collaborated actively with researchers in several other disciplines of chemistry, physics, material science, mechanical and civil engineering. He has authored and co-authored over 40 research papers in SCI/ISI-index international journals as well as international conferences.
M. Rajagopalan Anna University Chennai India Biography
Biography of M. Rajagopalan
Prof. Dr. M. Rajagopalan is Consultant (DRDO Project) in the Crystal Growth Centre at Anna University, Chennai, India, where he has worked the majority of his career as a teacher and researcher. His areas of professional interest include band structure, superconductivity, and structural and magnetic phase transition. Dr. Rajagopalan, as an author/co-author, has published over 145 articles in various national and international journals, having total number of citations of around 1,740. He has membership in the following professional bodies: Indian Physics Association (MADRAS CHAPTER), American Physical Society, and Material Society of India.
S. Rajendran RVS School of Engineering and Technology Dindigul India Biography
Biography of S. Rajendran
Prof Dr Susai Rajendran has been serving the Student Community for the past 43 years as Professor of Chemistry. He is still continuing his research activities in the field of Corrosion and its control, Green Inhibitors, Concrete Corrosion, Corrosion resistance of metals and alloys in various body fluids, Synthesis and Characterization nano particles, Electro organic synthesis …He has received National Meritorious Award in the field of Corrosion, twice, from NACE, India Section. He has authored 3 Books and 1 Patent. He has published more than 300 papers in reputed Journals and produced 30+ PhD Degree Holders. Previously he has worked at GTN Arts College, Dindigul, Servite College of Education for Women, Thogamalai, RVS School of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul, Indial. Presently he is Serving as Professor of Chemistry and Research Director at St Antony’s College of Arts and Sciences for Women, Dindigul. Being a Student and Product of Jesuit Fathers , he feels that his students are his strength and wealth. He is standing on the shoulders of his Students. He is taking Research towards The Down Trodden and The Youngest.
A. Rao Clemson University Clemson, SC USA Biography
Biography of A. Rao
Dr. Rao obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in experimental Condensed Matter Physics from the University of Kentucky, and post-doctoral training in Materials Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has published more than 270 scientific publications and is presently the R. A. Bowen Professor of Physics, and the Director of Clemson Nanomaterials Center, Clemson University.
J.L. Rico Michoacan University Morelia Mexico Biography
Biography of J.L. Rico
L. Rico received his PhD in Chemical Engineering in 1989 from the Slovak Technical
University, under the supervision of P. Rajniak and J. Ilavsky. He was a postdoctoral
research fellow with R. Prins at ETH Zurich; a research fellow with M. Ichikawa at the
Hokkaido University; a research fellow with E. Derouane at the University of
Liverpool, and an honorary research fellow with J. Hargreaves in 2010 and 2016 at the
University of Glasgow. He is actually a member of the Department of Chemical Engineering, at
Michoacan University, Mexico.
N. Sahiner Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Canakkale Turkey Biography
Biography of N. Sahiner
Dr. Sahiner obtained his PhD in 2005 from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA and did postdoctoral studies at University of Delaware at Materials Science and Engineering, and at Tulane University School of Medicine, Biochemistry. Dr. Sahiner is the director of Nanoscience and Technology Research and Application Center. He has published more than 170 papers in and inventor of several issued patents. Dr Sahiner has been serving as an editorial board member for few journals.
A. Sakthivel Central University of Kerala Kasaragod Kerala Biography
Biography of A. Sakthivel
Dr. A. Sakthivel is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod, India. Dr. Sakthivel received his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay), India, in 2002. Dr. Sakthivel has published over 95 research articles and 3 book chapters, having more than 2500 citations, and he has also received 4 patents. Dr. Sakthivel received a prestigious Dr. Sistala Kameshwari Young Scientist Award (in 2015) by Catalysis Society of India, for his development of molecular sieve composite based heterogeneous catalysts for various organic transformations.
T.A. Saleh King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Dhahran Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of T.A. Saleh
Dr. Tawfik A. Saleh is a faculty member in the Chemistry Department at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. He has published books and several papers in international refereed journals and conference proceedings, authored and edited several books and book chapters, and he is a member of several local and international scientific societies. He has supervised many graduate students. His expertise includes the synthesis, design, and preparation of materials, nanomaterials, nanocomposites, and hybrid materials and their applications. His expertise also includes materials characterization using various techniques.
M. Salvo Politecnico di Torino Torino Italy Biography
Biography of M. Salvo
Milena Salvo, PhD on Materials Engineering at Politecnico di Torino (1997), with a thesis concerning the joining of ceramic matrix composites for high temperature and thermonuclear fusion applications.
In 1998, she became assistant professor at Politecnico di Torino. She is now Associate Professor of Materials Science and Technology. She has considerable experience of international research on advanced materials. Her research activity has been dedicated mostly to advanced ceramic and ceramic matrix composite materials. She is co-author of more than 150 papers on international journals, conference proceedings, book chapters, patents in the field of advanced ceramics (h-index 27).
P. Samaras Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Greece Biography
Biography of P. Samaras
P. Samaras is Dr. Chemical Engineer, professor of water technology, at the Department of Food Technology, of the Technological Education Institute of Thessaloniki, with expertise on the application of physical, chemical and biological methods for water and wastewater treatment. He has participated in more than 40 national and international research and demonstration projects, funded by E.U. and from local sources (ministries, industries, companies etc.). He has over than 80 publications in journals; more than 100 presentations in international conferences; 6 chapters in books; 1 EU patent. Reviewer of research project proposals in EU and Greece; Consulting engineer in public/private enterprises related to the examination of water-wastewater quality, and control/optimization of the operation of WWTPs.
J. Sankar North Carolina A&T State University Greensboro, NC USA Biography
Biography of J. Sankar
Jag Sankar obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA. Dr. Sankar holds a title of Distinguished University Professor and White House Millennium Researcher at NC A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, USA and is the Director -NSF ERC for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials. Author of > 400 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and scientific papers, Sankar as PI, has generated more than $60 million of competitive research funding, organized and sponsored more than 25 international conferences/symposia and has given more than 25 Plenary/Keynote addresses around the globe in broad-based materials revolution.
Z.D. Sha Xi'an Jiaotong University Xi'an China Biography
Biography of Z.D. Sha
Dr. SHA received his Ph.D. degree in Physics from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2010. He served on Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) as research scientist between 2010 and 2013. He is now working at Xi’an Jiaotong University as Tenure-track PI. He has published around 60 SCI research papers in refereed journals, including Nano Letters, Nanoscale, Scientific Reports, Carbon, Applied Physics Letters, Scripta Materialia, and so on. The total citation is 1000+. In addition, Dr. SHA is the Assistant Editor of Int. J. Comput. Mater. Sci. Eng. (SCI), and serves as the Editorial Board Member for Sci. Rep. (SCI, IF=5.258).
L. Shao Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin P.R. China Biography
Biography of L. Shao
Dr Lu Shao obtained the doctorate (Ph.D.) from National University of Singapore. He is currently a full professor in School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in China. Before joining HIT in 2006, he had worked as the assistant project manager in C-PAK Company, Singapore for more than one year. His research interests are advanced membrane materials and functional composite materials, with a particular focus on energy and environmental issues. He was awarded the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad in 2008 and New Century Excellent Talents in University in 2011. He has published more than 70 SCI-indexed paper and filed more than 40 patents (US, PCT and China).
S.N. Sharma National Physical Laboratory (CSIR) New Delhi India Biography
Biography of S.N. Sharma
Dr. Shailesh Narain Sharma obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1994 from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata, India. Presently, Dr. Sharma is working as a Principal Scientist at CSIR-NPL, New Delhi, India. His areas of research interest include the following: Synthesis & characterization of Semiconductor Nanoparticles (porous silicon, TiO2, CdSe, CdTe, CdS, CdSeTe, ZnxCd1-xSe, PbSe); Polymers (PPV, P3HT & Polystyrene), Organic-Inorganic Hybrid materials (PPV-CdSe & P3HT-CdSe nanocomposites) & Colloidal CIGSe/CZTSe Nanoparticles (Multicomponent Chalcogenides CIG(S,Se)/CZT(S,Se), Core-Shell (CZTSe-CZTS)) for its possible application in photovoltaics, light-emitting diodes and sensors. Dr. Sharma has published more than 100 research papers in international journals, and he holds 2 Indian patents.
Dr. Prem Kumar Singh working as Assistant Professor at Amity Institute of Information Technology, Amity University-Noida. He has published more than 45 peer reviewed journals and conferences. His research paper complex vague set based concept lattice is considered as one of the frontiers research in this field. Same time he introduced bipolar, three-way and m-polar fuzzy concept lattice first time in the given field. He is well known for complex data analytics, granulation and knowledge processing. He served as editor and reviewer of several journals and conferences.
S.K. Singh Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology Bhubaneswar India Biography
Biography of S.K. Singh
Dr. Saroj Kumar Singh obtained M.Tech. & Ph.D. (Materials Science) from I.I.T., Kharagpur. He retired as Professor in AcSIR , Chief Scientist and Head of Advanced Materials Technology Department of CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar in 2016. His research specialization areas are Materials Science, Thin films, Plasma Processing of ores, minerals, wastes, nano-materials etc. He has published 246 papers (Journals – 160, seminar/symposium proceedings – 86) and 17 patents. Guided 10 students for their Ph. D. theses. He has been adorned with several fellowships and awards including the BOYSCAST Fellowship, Govt. of India, DAAD fellowship, Venus International Research Awards (Lifetime Achievement) -VIRA 2016 (Specialization – Materials Science & Plasma Processing) etc. He is an Editorial member in Elsevier’s editorial system EVISE for Heliyon and reviewer of many scientific journals.
A. Song University of Manchester Manchester UK Biography
Biography of A. Song
Prof. Aimin Song obtained PhD at Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1995. He then received fellowships at Glasgow University and Munich University from the Royal Society and Alexander von Humboldt foundation. After working at Lund University as a Guest Lecturer, he moved to Manchester as a Lecturer in 2002 and was promoted to Professor of Nanoelectronics in 2006. He has given over 55 invited conference talks and contributed chapters for five books. He received a Royal Society Brian Mercer Feasibility Award and a Distinguished Achievement Medal for “Researcher of the Year” of the University of Manchester in 2007.
G.-L. Song Xiamen University Xiamen China Biography
Biography of G.-L. Song
Dr. Guang-Ling Song (Guangling Song) obtained his PhD degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Queensland. He is currently a Professor in Xiamen University and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Queensland. His research interests concern the electrochemistry and degradation of metals in various environments. Prof. Song has published more than 190 journal papers, 3 books, 19 book chapters, 26 patents, and over 60 conference presentations (including keynotes and plenary speeches). His publications have been SCI-cited over 8800 times with an h-index of 44 according to the ISI Web of Science.
S. Sundarrajan National University of Singapore Singapore Biography
Biography of S. Sundarrajan
Dr. Sundarrajan was working on synthesis of polymers including water soluble polymers, synthesis of nanoparticles and nanocomposites and electrospinning of polymers into nanofibers for air and water filtration applications. He has successfully secured three research grants from various funding agencies in Singapore. He is working on inter-disciplinary research in the areas that cut across: environmental remediation, improvement in energy efficiency, membrane science and technology, sensors and public health related issues. Dr.Sundarrajan has mentored undergraduate, post graduate and PhD students for their successful completion of thesis in electrospun nanofibers for air, water, tissue engineering, and biomedical applications.
R. Talreja Texas A M University Canyon, TX USA
D.N. Talwar Indiana University of Pennsylvania PA USA Biography
Biography of D.N. Talwar
Professor Devki N. Talwar, is a Distinguished University Professor in the Physics Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), USA and conducts research on defects in semiconductor materials used in various electronics and opto-electronics applications. He has been with IUP for almost twenty nine years, and is the author of more than 130 refereed journal articles, four book chapters and more than 80 international conference presentations. He served as an Organizer in Seven International Conferences organized by Materials Research Society –USA, Singapore; 5th World Congress on Materials Science and Engineering - Spain, Optics, Mesoscopic Condensed Matter Physics, and Condensed Matter Physics -USA. He was invited as Honorary Guest member in Science Conclave with Nobel Laureates at IIIT-Allahabad from 2009-2014 and delivered Keynote addresses at Moscow Institute of Science and Technology and many other international conferences. His expertise in the sophisticated Green’s function technique is considered very useful for providing information on the electronic and vibrational properties of defects in semiconductors, quantum wells, and superlattices. He is recognized by the international community as a prolific researcher.
R. Tenne Weizmann Institute of Science Rehovot Israel Biography
Biography of R. Tenne
Reshef Tenne earned his Ph.D. in 1976 in the Hebrew University. He joined the Weizmann Institute in 1979, where he was promoted to a professor in 1995. He reported the first synthesis of inorganic nanotubes and fullerene-like nanoparticles of WS2 (Nature 1992). Among his numerous recognitions are the MRS Medal; the Gold Medal of the Isr. Chem. Soc. and the Rothschild Prize. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Materials Research Society, and is a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Academia Europaea.
J.S. Tumuluru Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls United States Biography
Biography of J.S. Tumuluru
Dr. Tumuluru is a senior scientist in the Biofuels Department at the Idaho National Laboratory. He is the principal investigator for the Biomass Size Reduction, Drying, and Densification project supported by the Bioenergy Technologies Office at the U.S. Department of Energy. At INL his research is focused on mechanical and thermal preprocessing of biomass. He has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journal, and conference proceedings. He received numerous awards, such as outstanding reviewer for American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, and INL’s Outstanding Achievement in Scientific and Technical Publication and Asian American Engineer of the Year Award for 2018.
S.A. Umoren King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Dhahran Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of S.A. Umoren
Dr. Umoren is presently a Research Scientist/Associate Professor at the Center of Research Excellence in Corrosion, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He obtained a PhD in Polymer Science from the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria. He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the State Key Laboratory for Corrosion and Protection, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China. He has authored/co-authored over 120 papers in refereed journals. He is a member of Editorial Board of ten international journals and has been a reviewer to over 80 international reputable journals.
M. Venkatesan Trinity College Dublin Dublin Ireland
E. Verné Politecnico di Torino Torino Italy
T. Volkov-Husovic University of Belgrade Belgrade Serbia Biography
Biography of T. Volkov-Husovic
Dr. Tatjana Volkov Husovic is full professor at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy. She is a member of Serbian Chemical Society, International Ceramic Federation Council Member and a member of Scientific Committee for local and international conferences all around the globe. Also, she is a member of Association of metallurgical engineers of Serbia, Yugoslav association for testing and research materials and constructions, Serbian Society for Ceramic Materials. She has published over 89 scientific papers in the SCI journal list.
H. Wang Monash University Clayton Australia
Z. Wei China University of Geosciences Wuhan China Biography
Biography of Z. Wei
Zhouchao Wei is currently a Professor at China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China. He received his BSc degree in Applied Mathematics in 2006. In 2011, he received a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics from South China University of Technology. He joined the College of Mechanical Engineering of Beijing University of Technology in 2014 as a Postdoctoral Fellow, and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Lodz in Poland in 2015 as a Visiting Researcher. He has also been as a Visiting scholar at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, UK, between 2016 and 2017. His current research interests include the qualitative theory of differential equations, chaotic theory, and bifurcation theory. He has been supported by several National Natural Science Funds and has published more than 50 relevant academic papers in SCOPUS-indexed journals.
Q. Wei University of North Carolina Charlotte, NC USA
Q.-H. Wu Quanzhou Normal University Quanzhou China Biography
Biography of Q.-H. Wu
Qi-Hui Wu is a “Min-Jiang Scholar” distinguished professor at Quanzhou Normal University. He obtained PhD degree in 2003 from Darmstadt University of Technology, and then did postdoctorial researches at Georgia Institute of Technology. In 2005, he joined Xiamen University as an Associate Professor, after that he worked at Bonn University as an Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Fellow in 2007, then moved to La Trobe University in 2008 and City University of Hong Kong in 2011 as a Senior Research Fellow. His research interests include surface engineering, nanomaterials, thin films, and energy storage/conversion materials. He has published over 110 journal articles.
H. Yan Zhengzhou University Zhengzhou China Biography
Biography of H. Yan
Upon completion of his doctorate in chemistry at The University of Tokyo in 1995 Dr. Yan joined the R&D group at Ibaraki Research Laboratory, Hitachi Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. where he carried out research works to develop sophisticated electronic components by utilizing functional polymers. After his research works on conductive polymers at Tokyo University of Science, Yamaguchi for 6 years and on polymer gels at Hokkaido University for 3 years, Dr. Yan joined the Laboratory of Organic Robotics at the University of Yamanashi in 2007 where he is an Associate Professor. Before his above career in Japan, Dr. Yan had been educated in China, i.e., in Jilin University (1978-1982) for Bachelor of Science and in Henan Institute of Chemistry (1984-1987) for Master of Science. Dr. Yan who is a full professor of Zhengzhou University since 2011 has published 13 books, 88 papers, and 33 patents.
Dr. Yan is currently the Editorial Advisory Board Member of this journal Recent Patents on Materials Science, published by Bentham Science Publishers.
V.G. Yarzhemsky Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry Moscow Russian Federation Biography
Biography of V.G. Yarzhemsky
Dr.Sc. Victor G. Yarzhemsky has about 40 years of experience of working in atomic and solid state physics and in quantum chemistry of functionalized metal clusters. Ph.D. in chemistry at N.S. Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry. Dr.Sc. in physics at St.Petersburg state University. Author of about 130 papers in scientific journals and one book. Member of editorial boards of journals “Inorganic Materials” ,“Journal of nanotechnology in Diagnostic and Treatment”, “Current Smart Materials” and “Recent Patents on Material Science’”
V.G. Yarzhemsky is a leading research scientist at N.S.Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry of RAS (Moscow). V.G.Yarzhemsky is also an adjunct faculty member at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology where he teaches quantum mechanics and group theoretical methods in material science. Member of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Russian Federation. Awarded by “Nobel price winner academician N.N. Semenov medal” for his researches in engineering sciences.
Y. Zhao Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai China Biography
Biography of Y. Zhao
Zhao Yue, male, born in Tianjin in 1981. He is a distinguished researcher of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Professor of Special Appointment (Eastern Scholar), a member of the National Superconducting Standardization Committee, a member of IEA WG, a national outstanding doctoral dissertation winner. During the research period, he undertook and participated in more than 20 research international and domestic projects. He undertook 11 scientific research projects as the principle investor, with a total funding amount of more than 20 million RMB. The core technology of preparation of second generation high temperature superconducting tapes has been adopted by Shanghai Superconducting Technology Co., Ltd. The research results have published more than 100 scientific papers (more than 30 first authors and associate authors). In the past five years, the Google citation has reached 440, and the H-index is 15.
Y. Zhou Nanjing University Nanjing China
S. Zinelis University of Athens Athens Greece Biography
Biography of S. Zinelis
Spiros Zinelis graduated from the National Technical University of Athens in 1994 and in 2001 he fulfilled his Doctorate study. In 2004 became a faculty member and since 2016 is Associate Professor in University of Athens. He is a fellowship member in Academy of Dental Materials and member of the editorial board of Dental Materials, Journal of Endodontics, Journal of Dental Biomechanics, Recent Patents on Materials Science, World Journal of Stomatology, International Journal of Dentistry, Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics, and reviewer for 30 international and 2 domestic scientific journals. His research work summarizes 99 publications, 7 chapters in books and more than 841 citations.
J. Zou University of Birmingham Birmingham United Kingdom Biography
Biography of J. Zou
Dr Ji Zou received his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Shanghai institute of Ceramics, Chinese academy of Science in 2011. He serves on KU Leuven, University of Stockholm as postdoctoral researcher between 2011 and 2014. He is now working at University of Birmingham (2014-now) as a research fellow. He has published 53 research papers in pre-refereed journals, including Materials Today, Acta Materialia, Scripta Materialia, Journal of the American/ European Ceramic Society, Chemical Engineering Journal and so on. The total citation is ~800 times. He has been the reviewer for Acta Materialia and Scripta Materialia from 2012.
A.I. Zouboulis Aristotle University Thessaloniki Greece Biography
Biography of A.I. Zouboulis
Dr. Anastasios I. Zouboulis is (Full) Professor of Chemical & Environmental Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki (GR) since 2007. He is performing research in the field of water and wastewater treatment technologies, including Environmental Biotechnology, wastewater management, reclamation and reuse, as well as in industrial toxic solid wastes stabilization and/or recovery/reuse. He is author/co-author of more than 200 papers, published in refereed scientific journals, and of more than 150 papers published in the Proceedings of National & International conferences, attracting more than 6000 citations (current Scopus H-factor: 47). He has supervised 12 Ph.D. and 18 M.Sc. Theses and more than 70 Diploma theses. He has participated in more than 70 national and international research and demonstration projects, funded by E.U. and from local sources (ministries, industries, companies etc.), while he was Scientific Responsible in more than 50 of them, related his scientific interests. His international reputation was recognised by his election as (foreign) member in the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 2003). He has received several prizes and scholarships from national and international organizations. He is also an active consultant for several local industries in the field of environmental protection, a national expert for the horizontal activities of FP6 and FP7 (EU), and he is acting often as a reviewer/evaluator for scientific publications, as well as for several EU or national research submitted projects. He is also member of the Editorial Board of scientific publications (Separation Science & Technology, Water Research, Journal of Hazardous Materials etc.), as well as a member of the Organizing and Scientific Committees of several national and international conferences (over 40), often invited as plenary speaker.
L. Zuo University of Washington Seattle, WA USA Biography
Biography of L. Zuo
Lijian Zuo received his bachelor of Engineering from Zhejiang University in 2009. After that, he started his Ph. D. program in department of Polymer Science and Engineering at Zhejiang University, and focused on the solution processable optoelectronic materials and devices, i.e. organic photovoltaics, organic transistors, perovskite solar cells, and light emitting devices. He spent one year in Yang Yang’s group-UCLA, as post-doctor researcher. Current, he is working as research associate in Materials Science and Engineering. Thus far, Lijian Zuo has published 62 paper, including 27 first author paper on Sci. Adv., JACS, Adv. Mater., EES, Nano Lett. etc, with citation ~ 2000 and H factor 25.
Associate Editorial Board Members
M.N. Acda University of the Philippines Los Banos Philippines Biography
Biography of M.N. Acda
Dr. Menandro obtained a degree of Ph.D. in Wood Preservation and Bio deterioration in 1995 from the Department of Forest Products Oregon State University, USA. He is currently serving as a professor at the department of Forest Products and Paper Science in the University of the Philippines Los Banos. He has been recognized with many national and international awards and honors such as The Asian Scientist 100 (2017 Edition), The Philippines Promising Star Award (Material Science), Thomson Reuters (2016), UNESCO Fellowship, Oslo Norway (2006), NAST Outstanding Scientific Paper Award (2010) and One UP Professorial Chair Award (2016). His research interest areas are Bio-based Composites, Bioenergy from Woody Biomass, Termite Biology and Control.
K.A. Amoako University of New Haven West Haven, CT USA Biography
Biography of K.A. Amoako
Dr. Kagya Amoako is a professor and coordinator of Biomedical Engineering at the University of New Haven. Prior to joining academia, he received postdoctoral training in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle. He holds a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His research focus on (a) Biointerfaces-the interplay of reactions at the biomaterial and biological material junction, (b) Blood coagulation on biomaterials-biomaterial induced clot formation, (c) implications for devices and (d) Bioinspired and Bioactive Model Systems- using engineering tools to fabricate platforms to simulate in vivo interactions.
I. Avramova Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Sofia Bulgaria Biography
Biography of I. Avramova
Ivalina Avramova studied Physics in Physical Department at Sofia University, Bulgaria. She received her PhD degree (2003) at the same department for her work on “Transport properties and thermoelectric figure of merit of Ge1-xAgx/2Bix/2Te solid solutions”. She worked in Electron spectroscopy laboratory of solid surfaces at the Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences since 2001. She started as physicist and presently she is Associate Professor. She got research Fellowship at Synchrotron Center, Trieste, Italy (2000-2001). She was Postdoctoral fellow at ULB, Belgium in frame of program Network of Excellence (EXCELL) (2006-2007) and Postdoctoral fellow at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey in frame of EU FP7 UNAM-REGPOT Project (2009-2011).
S. Basak ICAR- Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology Mumbai India Biography
Biography of S. Basak
Educated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, Santanu Basak has been working as a scientist at the Chemical and the Biochemical division of the Central Institute of Research on Cotton technology (CIRCOT), Indian Council of Agricultrural Research (ICAR), Ministry of the Agriculture, Govt. of India. Indeed, his main expertise lies on the exploration of the different wastage plant bio-macromolecule in the field of the fire retardancy of the natural fibre made materials.He also has the expertise on the industrial application of the composite material made from the natural wastage plant products. Very recently he is also working in the field of the exploration of the different nano based metal oxides for the thermal stability of the textile material.
C. Casapulla University of Naples Federico II Naples Italy Biography
Biography of C. Casapulla
Dr. Casapulla is an Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering (with awarded national scientific qualification as Associate Professor), leading a research group on Masonry Structures at the Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Napoli Federico II (Italy). She has been Principal Investigator of about 15 national research projects, focusing on the evaluation and reduction of the seismic vulnerability of masonry buildings and awarded in 2018 the supervision of a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship funded within the EU Horizon 2020 programme. She authored over 100 original research papers and is a reviewer for approximately 15 indexed international journals. She has also been an expert peer reviewer for the Italian scientific evaluation since 2013.
T.-P. Dao Ton Duc Thang University Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam Biography
Biography of T.-P. Dao
Dr. Thanh-Phong Dao is currently assistant professor at the Institute for Computational Science, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. He received Ph.D. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan in 2015. His interests include Engineering and smart materials, Smart structures, Compliant mechanism, MEMs, Micro/nano sensors and actuators, Biomechanics, Bio-inspired mechanism, High precision positioning stages, Rehabilitation and assistive technology, Prosthetic ankle foot, Evolutionary optimization algorithms, Applied intelligent computing.
A. Estokova Technical University of Kosice Kosice Slovakia Biography
Biography of A. Estokova
Prof. Dr. Adriana Estokova is a full professor at Faculty of Civil Engineering at Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia and she is a head of Department of Material Engineering. Her professional experience is in the field of environmental and material engineering. The research is focused on assessment of environmental safety of building materials (heavy metals, leachability, and radionuclide activity) and environmental impacts of buildings (LCA, indoor air) as well as on durability of cement composites in an aggressive environment (bio-corrosion and chemical corrosion).
S. Konovalov Samara National Research University Samara Russia Biography
Biography of S. Konovalov
Dr. Sergey Konovalov obtained his degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences (specialty: “Condensed matter physics”) in 2013 from Siberian State Industrial University, Novokuznetsk, Russia. Dr. Konovalov is currently Head of Department of Metals Technology and Aviation Materials at Samara National Research University, Samara, Russia. In addition, he performs the role of Professor at Wuhan Textile University, Wuhan, China. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas of solid state physics, external energy effects, physics of strength, and plasticity of metals and alloys. Dr. Konovalov, as an author/co-author, has published more than 165 articles in various journals.
R. Kumar G.G.D.S.D. College Hoshiarpur India Biography
Biography of R. Kumar
Dr. Rajiv Kumar presently working as Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Goswami Ganesh Dutt Sanatan Dharam College, Hariana, Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India. He has 20 years teaching experience and 13 years research experience. He has published 33 research papers in various International journals (published by Elsevier, Springer, Bentham Science, ICE publishers, i-Manager’s Publishers etc.He has participated and presented papers in more than 40 International and National conferences. He has been a reviewer of various International journals and reviewed 275-Research papers. He won “Publons Peer Review Award 2018” and “Publons Peer Reviewers Award 2017”.
N. Moloto University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg South Africa Biography
Biography of N. Moloto
Nosipho Moloto obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in 2011 in Chemistry from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Prof Moloto holds a title of DST/NRF SarchI Chair in Energy Materials and Research Professor in Materials Chemistry. She received in 2014 an award of a Distinguished Young Woman in Science for the Physical Sciences in South Africa, in 2016 the NRF Emerging Researcher Award and in 2017, the Friedel Sellschop Research Award. She has authored and co-authored more than 50 peer-reviewed articles. Her research area is in the synthesis and characterization of semiconductor nanomaterials for application in photovoltaics, photocatalysis and chemoresistive sensors as well as metal nanoparticles for biological applications.
T.K. Nguyen Ton Duc Thang University Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam Biography
Biography of T.K. Nguyen
Truong Khang Nguyen received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Ajou University, Suwon, Korea, in 2013. He is appointed as Assistant Professor in 2017 and currently the Head of Division of Computational Physics, Institute for Computational Science, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City. He has authored and co-authored almost 40 peer-reviewed ISI journals. He has written one book chapter in the area of terahertz antenna and filed one patent on THz stripline antenna. He serves as managing/associate editor for 2 international journals and as an active reviewer for several international journals.
P. Saha Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) Howrah India Biography
Biography of P. Saha
Dr. Saha has extensive expertise in the synthesis and characterisation of polymer based materials. During his PhD in highly advanced institute maned Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India and Post-Doctoral Research in South Korea, Dr Saha has taken the lead role in planning and conducting experiments, as well as reporting and interpretation of the results in most of the research projects. Presently he is working as Inspire Faculty (Tenure Track Assistant Professor) at IIEST-Shibpur. He has been supervising three research projects on advanced polymer and nanocomposites.
Flavio Stochino University of Cagliari Cagliari Italy Biography
Biography of Flavio Stochino
Flavio Stochino is R&D Manager at Secured Solutions, spin-off of University of Cagliari. His research deals with computational mechanics and extreme loads (blast, impact, fire etc.) on structures and construction materials.
After his PhD, obtained in 2013 at University of Cagliari (Italy), he has worked as Post Doc Researcher at University of Sassari (Italy).
Then he has improved his computational mechanics skills at Technical University of Dresden (Germany) under the Dresden Junior Fellow program.
He has produced several papers for international journals and he has participated and presented academic papers in several international conferences.
M. Sumets University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Brownsville, TX USA Biography
Biography of M. Sumets
1995 - Master degree (Physics of Semiconductors and devices) Voronezh State University (Russia), 1999 - PhD (Physics of Semiconductors and Dielectrics) Voronezh State University (Russia). Since 1999 he has taught a wide range of courses (General Physics, Building Physics, Hydraulics, Nuclear Physics etc.) in the rank of an Associate Professor in several Russian Universities. In 2015 he jointed the Physics Department of UTRGV. Dr. Sumets serves as a reviewer in the top-rank Journals (ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Thin Solid Films, Crystal Growth & Design). Moreover, being an extraordinary person, he has worked as a performer of an original genre for more than 25 years in his home country.
A. Thakur Amity University Haryana Gurgaon India Biography
Biography of A. Thakur
Dr. Atul Thakur is Ph.D. from Himachal Pradesh University in collaboration with IIT Delhi. He has published more than 100, research papers in International, Peer reviewed, SCI and Scopus indexed journals with total citation more than 1000, h- index; 19 and i10-index; 30. After PhD, Dr. Atul Thakur was selected for Post Doctorate research position in Electronics Department of University of Brest, France for two years. Thereafter, again one more post doctorate from Physics Department of World renowned Taiwan National University-Taiwan. The different area of research are: Ferrites for microwave applications, High frequency applications, Radar absorbing materials, Water purification, Antenna miniaturization, Sensor applications, Metamaterials and Agriculture applications etc.
M. Turkmen Erciyes University Kayseri Turkey
S.A. Vanalakar Shivaji University Kolhapur India Biography
Biography of S.A. Vanalakar
Dr. S. A. Vanalakar is currently working at K. H. College, Gargoti, affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur (India) as Head, Dept. of Physics. Dr. Vanalakar completed his Ph.D (Materials Sciences, 2011) from Shivaji University, Kolhapur (India). He worked as visiting scientist at Iowa State University, Ames (USA) and Chonnam National University, Gwangju (South Korea). He has published more than 60 research papers in various reputed peer reviewed International Journals in aforesaid research interest. He has presented more than 40 research papers in National/International Conferences and edited/published around 10 books on Basic and Applied Sciences.
Q. Wang Inner Mongolia University Mongolia China Biography
Biography of Q. Wang
Dr. Wang is a professor of Chemistry in Inner Mongolia University. He received his Ph. D. degree from Jilin University. He has been funded by over 8 projects including National "863" project of China, National Natural Science Foundation of China. He authored over 50 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. Most of the publications appeared on high quality SCI journals, such as J. Mater. Chem. A., Chem. Eur. J., J. Power Sources., Chem. Comm., Nanoscale., Dalton Trans., J. Catal., Appl Catal B: Environ., ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces., J. Phys. Chem. C., CrystEngComm etc.
B. Zeybek Kütahya Dumlupınar University Kütahya Turkey Biography
Biography of B. Zeybek
Bülent Zeybek received his PhD degree from Department of Chemistry in Ankara University,
Turkey, in 2010. He is currently working as an Associate Professor at Department of Chemistry in
the Kütahya Dumlupınar University, Turkey. Dr. Zeybek as an author/co-author has published
almost 25 articles in various journals covered by SCI. His research interests include
electrochemistry, electrochemical sensors, nanomaterials, conducting polymers, and
E.B. Öğüt Kocaeli University Kocaeli Turkey Biography
Biography of E.B. Öğüt
Elif Büyük ÖĞÜT graduated from Trakya University with a BS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Vocational School of Hereke at Kocaeli University. Her research interests include Computational Fluid Dynamic, MHD, Natural and Mixed Convection in Enclosure and Heat Transfer in Nanofluids.