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Editors

Prof. Dr. Takayoshi Kobayashi (Website)

Editor-in-Chief
Advanced Ultrafast Laser Research Center, The University of Electro-Communications, 1-5-1, Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan
E-Mail: kobayashi.botdefense.please.enable.javaScript.ils.uec.ac.jp
Interests: ultrafast and nonlinear optical processes; quantum optics; quantum photobiology
Special Issues and Collections
Prof. Dr. Philippe Lambin * (Website)

Section Editor-in-Chief
Physics Department, University of Namur, Rue de Bruxelles 61, B-5000 Namur, Belgium
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Interests: theoretical solid-state physics; nanosciences; structural; mechanical and electronic properties of carbon nanomaterials
* EiC of Nanotechnology and Applied Nanosciences
Special Issues and Collections
Prof. Dr. Totaro Imasaka * (Website)

Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Applied Chemistry, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
E-Mail: imasaka.botdefense.please.enable.javaScript.cstf.kyushu-u.ac.jp
Interests: analytical chemistry; analytical instrumentation; analytical science; trace analysis; lasers; non-linear optics; spectrometry
* Section EiC of Applied Optics and Lasers
Special Issues and Collections

Editorial Board

Dr. Raed Abu-Reziq (Website)

Institute of Chemistry and Casali Center of Applied Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
Interests: nanochemistry; sol-gel chemistry; organometallic chemistry; catalysis; green chemistry; micro- and nanoencapsulation
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Magnetic Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Properties and Applications
Special Issue: Bridging Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis
Prof. Dr. Samuel B. Adeloju (Website)

School of Chemistry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia; Guest Professor of Nanomaterials and Nanosensors, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China
Interests: nanobiosensors; nanomaterials; conducting polymers; electroanalytical chemistry; environmental chemistry; microbial fuel cells
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Environmental Pollution Research and Monitoring
Special Issue: Nano-inclusions and Nano-disruption Technologies for Water and Wastewater Treatment
In other journals:
Special Issue: Novel Nanobiosensors for Environmental, Food and Clinical Analyses
Dr. Bettina Albrecht

Tüllinger Strasse 48 B, 79541 Lörrach, Germany
Interests: chemical sensors; nanobiosensors; DNA and protein immobilization techniques; development of rapid detection systems for environmental monitoring; development of rapid detection systems for early monitoring of mold in food and feed rapid detection systems for food allergens; fish-species identification
Prof. Dr. Miguel Yus Astiz (Website)

Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Institute of Organic Synthesis (ISO), University of Alicante, Apdo.99, 03080 Alicante, Spain
Interests: organic synthesis; asymmetric catalysis; active metals; enantioselective reactions
Prof. Dr. Costas Balas (Website)

Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
Interests: Hyper- multi-spectral Imaging, chemical imaging, optical spectroscopy, Mid IR imaging spectroscopy, biophotonics, biomedical optical imaging, dynamic contrast enhanced bio-imaging, fluorescence microscopy, optical diagnosis of neoplasia, in silico modeling of bio-optical processes, biomedical device instrumentation, imaging systems and methods for nondestructive analysis
Prof. Dr. Allen Barnett (Website)

School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW Australia, UNSW Sydney 2052, Australia
Interests: high performance silicon and III-V solar cells; III-V on Si tandem solar cells; new solar cell designs; building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV)
Prof. Dr. Steve Beeby (Website)

Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, Southampton S017 1BJ, United Kingdom
Interests: energy harvesting (kinetic and thermal); wireless power transfer techniques; e-textiles; functional materials and MEMS
Dr. Giorgio Biasiol (Website)

AMD - Advanced Material and Devices group, CNR-IOM, TASC Laboratory Laboratory, S.S. 14, Km 163.5 in Area Science Park, 34149 Basovizza (Trieste), Italy
Interests: compound semiconductor thin films and nanostructures; crystal growth and epitaxy; kinetics of epitaxial growth; photoemission spectroscopy and microscopy; coherent transport
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Epitaxial Materials
Prof. Dr. Christos Bouras (Website)

University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Interests: Analysis of Performance of Networking and Computer Systems; Computer Networks and Protocols, Mobile and Wireless Communications
Dr. Agustín Bueno-López (Website)

Inorganic Chemistry Department, University of Alicante, Ap. 99, E03080, Alicante, Spain
Interests: materials science; catalysis; gas pollution control; deNOx; deSoot; deN2O; zeolytes; mixed oxides; monoliths
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Ceria-based Catalysts
Dr. Carlo S. Casari (Website1, Website2)

Associate Professor of Physics of Matter, Department of Energy, Politecnico di Milano, via Ponzio 34/3, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: nanostructured material growth; carbon nanostructures; structure, vibrational and electronic properties; nanostructured oxides for energy applications
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Transparent Conducting Materials
Prof. Dr. Daniel X.B. Chen (Website)

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, 57 Campus Dr., Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A9, Canada
Interests: biofabrication; tissue engineering scaffolds; mechanical properties
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Biomaterials and Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering Applications and Cancer Therapies
In other journals:
Special Issue: Mechanical Properties of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
Dr. Alessandro Chiolerio (Website)

Center for Sustainable Futures, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Corso Trento, Turin, Italy
Interests: nanocomposites; resistive switching devices; functional printing; space applications
Prof. Dr. Giacomo Cuttone (Website)

INFN-LNS, Via S. Sofia 62, Catania 95123, Italy
Interests: application of nuclear and particle physics in health science; environment and sea science; particle detectors; accelerator physics and their application in medicine and biology
Prof. Michel De Paepe (Website)

Department of Flow, Heat and Combustion Mechanics, Ghent University Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: heat exchangers; two phase flow; electronics cooling; thermal storage; thermodynamics; HVAC&R
Prof. Dr. Stanislaw M. Dubiel (Website)

Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science, AGH University of Science and Technology, al. Mickiewicza 30, PL-30-059 Krakow, Poland
Interests: experimental solid state physics; iron-alloys and compounds; magnetism; electronic structure; spin-density waves; sigma-phase; phase decomposition; iron in living organisms; Moessbauer spectroscopy
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Frank-Kasper Phases
Prof. Dr. Patrick A. Fairclough (Website)

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 3JD, UK.
Interests: Composites and Polymers: nanocomposites, stability and durability of polymers, composites with natural fibres; polymer networks, diffusion and permeability in polymers. Structural Colour and biomimicry; Algae processing, biofuels and their interactions with polymers, Small Angle X-ray and Neutron Scattering
Prof. Dr. Kuang-Cha Fan (Website)

Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: precision metrology, precision machine design, machine tool accuracy
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Design and Applications of Coordinate Measuring Machines
Prof. Dr. Antonio Fernández-Caballero (Website)

Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos, Escuela de Ingenieros Industriales, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Campus Universitario s/n, 02071 Albacete, Spain
Interests: image processing; cognitive vision; robot vision; multisensor fusion; multimodal interfaces; ambient intelligence
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Artificial Intelligence in Image Processing
Prof. Nora Fung-yee TAM (Website)

Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
Interests: Constructed wetland for wastewater treatment, bioremediation, wetland ecology and conservation, microalgae
Dr. Bin Gao (Website)

Agricultural & Biological Engineering, University of Florida, PO Box 110570, Gainesville, FL 32611-0570, USA
Interests: Environmental Nanotechnology; Biochar; Water Quality; Contaminant Fate and Transport
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Effects of Biochar on Soil Fertility and Crop Production
Prof. Dr. Josep M. Guerrero (Website)

Microgrid Research Programme, Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University Pontoppidanstraede 111, room 25, 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
Interests: microgrids; minigrids; islanded energy systems; distributed generation; renewable energy; hierarchical control; distributed control; maritime microgrids, onboard grids
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Advances in Integrated Energy Systems Design, Control and Optimization
In other journals:
Special Issue: Microgrids
Special Issue: Microgrids 2016
Special Issue: New Technologies for Maritime Power Systems
Prof. Vitalyi Gusev (Website)

Laboratoire d’Acoustique de l’Université du Maine (LAUM), UMR CNRS 6613, Université du Maine, av. O. Messiaen, 72085 Le Mans, France
Interests: Laser Ultrasonics; Picosecond Ultrasonics; Time-Domain Brillouin Scattering; Photoacoustics; Thermoacoustics; Nonlinear Acoustics; Acoustics of Granular Media; Phononic Crystals; Acoustic Metamaterials
Prof. Dr. Poul Erik Hansen (Website)

Department of Science, Systems and Models, Roskilde University, P.O. Box 260, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Interests: isotope effects; NMR structural studies of proteins, nucleic acids and biomolecules; H- and metal tautomerism; natural products
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Isotope Effects
Prof. Dr. Christoph Peter Hauri (Website)

Head of SwissFEL laser group Paul Scherrer Institut/Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, OVGA/324, CH-5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland
Interests: high-harmonic generation; Terahertz spectroscopy; ultrafast magnetization dynamics; electron photoemission; electron fieldemission; ultrafast and nonlinear optics
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Frontiers in Terahertz Science and Technology
Prof. David He (Website)

1. School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Northeastern University, Shenyang, 110004, China
2. Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MC 251), University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60661, USA
Interests: Equipment health monitoring and fault diagnosis, Prognostics and health management (PHM), Failure analysis, Reliability and quality engineering, Manufacturing systems, Signal processing, Acoustic emission
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Deep Learning Based Machine Fault Diagnosis and Prognosis
Prof. Dr. Ralf Hellmann (Website)

Applied Laser and Photonics Group, University of Applied Science Aschaffenburg, Wuerzburger Strasse 45, D-63743 Aschaffenburg, Germany
Interests: applied optics and lasers; nanotechnology and applied nanoscience; applied materials
Dr. Petr Heneberg

Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Ruska 87, CZ-10000 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: signal transduction, asthma and allergy, diabetes, phylogenetics, zoology
Dr. Huey Hoon Hng (Website)

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Block N4.1, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798, Singapore
Interests: thermoelectric materials; energy storage materials; energetic materials; nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Chih-Ching Huang

Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Taiwan Ocean University, 2 Pei-Ning Road,Keelung ,20224, Taiwan
Interests: DNA separation; protein analysis; enzyme assays; biosensors; biomolecules assays; synthesis and applications (sensor, catalysis, and separation) of nanoparticles; fabrication of nanodevices
Dr. Helmut Martin Hügel

School of Applied Sciences (Chemistry), RMIT University, Melbourne VIC 3001, PO Box 2476V, Australia
Interests: clinical and medicinal chemistry; chinese herbal medicine; chemical synthesis of natural and bioactive products; greener chemistry; sustainable chemistry; fragrance chemistry; microwave chemistry
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Organo-Fluorine Chemical Science
Prof. Dr. Ing. Stefano Invernizzi (Website)

Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: structural mechanics; fracture mechanics; contact mechanics; damage analysis in structures and quasi-brittle materials (concrete, masonry and rocks, wood, adobe); non-destructive testing (NDT); acoustic emission; numerical modelling of historical structures; retrofitting of historical structures
Prof. Dr. Lorenzo J. Tardón (Website)

Head of Application of Information and Communication Technologies (ATIC) Research Group, ETSI Telecomunicacion, Campus Universitario de Teatinos s/n, 29071 Malaga, Spain
Interests: serious games; digital audio and image processing; pattern analysis and recognition and applications of signal processing techniques and methods
Prof. Dr. Serafim Kalliadasis (Website)

Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: general applied mathematics; micro-scale fluid mechanics and interfacial phenomena; pattern formation driven by coupled hydrodynamic and reaction-diffusion instabilities
Prof. Dr. Yoshimasa Kawata (Website)

Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University, Johoku, Naka, Hamamatsu 432-8561, Japan
Interests: laser microscopy, three-dimesinsional imaging theory, photorefractive optics, three-dimensional memory, nonlinear optics Contribution: Special Issue: Optical Memory
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Optical Memory
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Khayet (Website)

Department of Applied Physics I, Faculty of Physics, University Complutense of Madrid, Avda. Complutense s/n, 28040, Madrid, Spain
Interests: polymeric membrane modification; polymeric membrane processes and theoretical models; polymeric nano-fibers and hollow fibers; polymer nanocomposites; phase separation; fabrication, modification and characterization of polymeric membranes for liquid and gas separations; flat-sheet membranes; hollow-fiber membranes; nano-fiber membranes; composite membranes; membrane processes: ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, membrane distillation, pervaporation, gas separation, etc.; different membrane characterization techniques (SEM, AFM, etc.)
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Polymeric Fibers
Special Issue: Membrane Distillation for the Treatment of Brackish, Seawater and Brines Effluents
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johannes Kiefer (Website)

Technische Thermodynamik, Universität Bremen, Badgasteiner Str. 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Interests: spectroscopy; process analysis; material characterization; ionic liquids; combustion
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Optics and Spectroscopy for Fluid Characterization
Prof. Dr. Yang Kuang (Website)

School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
Interests: mathematical and computational biology and medicine; delay differential equations; mathematical models; applied mathematics
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Dynamical Models of Biology and Medicine
Dr. Giuseppe Lacidogna (Website)

Associate Professor of Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building, Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24 - 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: Structural Mechanics; Static and dynamic analysis of high-rise buildings; Fracture Mechanics; Damage Analysis in Structures and Quasi-brittle Materials (Concrete, Masonry and Rocks); Critical Phenomena in Structural Mechanics; Critical Phenomena in Geophysics; Non-destructive testing (NDT); Acoustic Emission; Electromagnetic Emission; Neutron Emission; Opto-Acoustic Methods; Raman Spectroscopy; Bioengineering
Prof. Dr. Philippe Lambin (Website)

Physics Department, University of Namur, Rue de Bruxelles 61, B-5000 Namur, Belgium
Interests: theoretical solid-state physics; nanosciences; structural; mechanical and electronic properties of carbon nanomaterials
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Towards Applications of Graphene
Prof. Dr. Chien-Hung Liu (Website)

Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, 250 Kuo Kuang Rd., Taichung 402, Taiwan
Interests: high precision instrument design; laser engineering; smart sensors and actuators; optical device; optical measurement; metrology; automatic control; nanotechnology
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Intelligence Computational and Control Approaches for Multi-Physic Coupling Engineering Systems
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 2015 International Conference on Inventions
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 2016 International Conference on Inventions
In other journals:
Special Issue: Recent Advances in Smart System
Special Issue: Nanomaterials for Flexible and Stretchable Devices: Synthesis, Processes, and Applications
Special Issue: Innovation and Inventions of Electro-Optical Materials and Devices and their Application
Special Issue: Selected Material Related Papers from ICI2016
Special Issue: Feature Innovation Papers
Dr. Lennart Y. Ljungberg (Website)

Integrated Product Development, University of Skövde, P.O. Box 408, SE-541 28 Skövde, Sweden
Interests: materials science; sustainable engineering; product development; design; vacuum brazing; chemical interactions between ceramics and metals; wetting of metals; microscopy; corrosion; welding; production engineering; mechanical engineering in general
Prof. Dr. Chang Ming Charlie Ma (Website)

Radiation Oncology Department, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
Interests: radiation dosimetry; Monte Carlo simulation of radiation transport; radiotherapy treatment planning; intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT); image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT); radiation biology modeling; laser proton acceleration; high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU); pulsed focused ultrasound (pFUS); photodynamic therapy (PDT); radiodynamic therapy (RDT); nanoparticle mediated drug delivery
Prof. Dr. Antonio Maffucci (Website)

Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Via G. Di Biasio 43, 03043 Cassino, Italy
Interests: electromagnetic modelling; circuit modelling; computational electromagnetism; electrical interconnects; macromodeling; electromagnetic compatibility; signal and power integrity; carbon nanotubes and graphene; inverse problems
Dr. Alessandro Marzani (Website)

Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, DICAM, University of Bologna, Italy
Interests: Wave Propagation; Structural Vibrations; Computational and Experimental Ultrasonics; Phononic and Metamaterials; Structural Health Monitoring
Prof. Dr. Thomas J.J. Müller (Website)

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Universitätsstrasse 1, D-40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
Interests: organic synthesis; catalysis; heterocycles; chromophores; multi-component; domino reactions
Prof. Dr. Hassane Naji (Website)

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Artois, Béthune F-62400, France
Interests: thermal-fluid sciences & engineering; advanced heat/mass transfer; porous media; geo-mechanics; fluid mechanics (turbulence, modeling, simulation); computational fluid dynamics (CFD); numerical methods for multi-scale simulations (mesoscopic and macroscopic approaches, lattice Boltzmann methods, gaskinetic schemes); thermodynamics and heat transfer
Prof. Dr. Mikio Nakamura (Website)

Emeritus Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Toho University, Funabashi 274-8510, Japan
Interests: electronic structures; iron porphyrins; iron chlorins; deformed porphyrins; heme proteins; heme models; high-valent iron; porphyrin radical; paramagnetic NMR
Prof. Dr. Manuel Ocaña Jurado (Website)

Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla, CSIC-US, Americo Vespucio, 49, 41092-Sevilla, Spain
Interests: nanoparticles synthesis, lanthanide based phosphors, inorganic pigments
Prof. Dr. Hidenori Otsuka

Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science, 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan
Interests: colloid and interface science; biointerface; nanoparticle; drug delivery system; biomaterial; three dimensional cell culture for drug screening; tissue engineering
Prof. Dr. Andrea Paglietti (Website)

Department of Structural Engineering, University of Cagliari, Piazza D’armi, 09123 Cagliari, Italy
Interests: strength of materials; mechanical engineering; structures; dynamics of structures; seismic engineering; elasticity; inelasticity and plasticity; classical mechanics; classical thermodynamics (macroscopic); continuum mechanics; continuum thermodynamics; applied physics; biophysics; living system theories
Prof. M Parans Paranthaman (Website)

Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
Interests: Additive Manufacturing, Batteries, Scintillators, Magnets, Lithium extraction
Prof. Dr. Alejandro Pérez-Rodríguez

Head of Group of Solar Energy Materials and Systems at Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Jardins de les Dones de Negre 1, 08930 Sant Adria del Besos (Barcelona), Spain; University of Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Raman scattering analysis of semiconductors; thin film photovoltaic technologies; chalcogenide compounds for advanced solar cells
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 2nd Spring International School and Workshop of Nanotechnology for the Next Generation High Efficiency Photovoltaics
Prof. Dr. Felipe Rosa (Website)

Department of Energy Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Seville, Avenida Camino de los Descubrimientos, 41092 Seville, Spain
Interests: integration of renewable energies and hydrogen production; hydrogen as energy vector; fuel cells; reformer for hydrogen production; concentrated solar energy; use of solar energy for cooling purposes
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells
Dr. Magnus Rydén (Website)

Dept. of Energy and Environment, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Göteborg, Sweden
Interests: chemical-looping combustion; fluidized bed combustion; hydrogen generation; biomass as fuel and resource; carbon capture and storage
Dr. José Santamaria

Department of Informática, University de Jaén, 23071 Jaén, Spain
Interests: evolutionary computation; computer vision and computer graphics; applications of soft computing to real-world problems
Dr. Paul Schaffer (Website)

Head, Nuclear Medicine, TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 2A3
Interests: radiochemistry; radiopharmaceutical development; molecular imaging; positron emission tomography, radioisotope production and applications
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Radioisotope Production and Applications
In other journals:
Special Issue: PET Chemistry in Molecular Imaging
Dr. Cem Selcuk (Website)

Brunel Innovation Centre (BIC), Brunel University, Cambridge CB21 2AL, UK
Interests: metallurgical engineering; materials processing; materials design; powder metallurgy; reactive sintering; additive manufacturing; non-destructive testing; quality control; structural integrity
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Quality Control in Net-Shape Manufacturing Environment
Prof. Dr. Gangbing Song (Website)

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: piezoceramics sensors; strain sensors; fiber optical sensors; embedded sensors; nondestructive testing; structural health monitoring
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of Civil Structures
Special Issue: Energy Dissipation and Vibration Control: Modeling, Algorithm and Devices
Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Spagnolo (Website)

Dipartimento Interateneo di Fisica (Department of Physics) Politecnico di Bari, Via Edoardo Orabona n. 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: optoacoustic gas sensing; Quantum Cascade lasers; spectroscopic techniques for real-time device monitoring; thermal modeling of optoelectronic devices
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Infrared and THz Sensing and Imaging
Dr. Darren Sun (Website1, Website2)

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore
Interests: membrane separation for desalination; water reclamation and water quality control; environmental applications and implication of nanomaterials; engineered hybrid multifunctional membrane for sustainable production of water and energy
Prof. Dr. Fan-Gang Tseng (Website)

Department of Engineering and System Science, National Tsing Hua University, #101, Sec. 2, Kuang-Fu Road, 30013 Hsinchu, Taiwan
Interests: MEMS; BioNEMS; Micro/Nanofluidic Systems; Micro Fuel Cell Technology; Hydrogen Energy
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Miniaturized Fuel Cell Systems for Portable or Wearable Applications
In other journals:
Special Issue: Micro/Nanofluidic Devices for Single Cell Analysis
Special Issue: Single Cell Analysis in Biotechnology and Systems Biology
Special Issue: Micro/Nano Fluidics and Bio-MEMS
Special Issue: Biomicrofluidics
Prof. Dr. Peter Van Puyvelde (Website)

Department of Chemical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200f-box 2424, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: applied materials; rheology; polymer processing; additive manufacturing
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Materials for 3D Printing
Dr. Rajender S. Varma (Website)

Sustainable Technology Division, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, US Environmental Protection Agency, 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, MS 443, Cincinnati, OH 45268, USA
Interests: Nano-catalysts; magnetic nano-catalysts; greener synthesis; sustainable chemistry; continuous flow chemistry
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Greener and Sustainable Chemistry
Special Issue: Nano-Catalysts and Their Applications
Dr. César M. A. Vasques (Website)

Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
Interests: dynamics, vibration and damping; smart materials and structures;computational and experimental mechanics; mechatronics and structural control; structural acoustics; structural health monitoring; impact and wave propagation; composite structures; machine design; power transformers design
Dr. Christos Verikoukis (Website)

Senior Researcher Telecommunications Technological Centre of Catalonia Av. Carl Friedrich Gauss 7 08860 Castelldefels Spain
Interests: ARQ schemes; MAC protocols; RRM algorithms; cross-layer techniques and cooperative communications in wireless communications systems such as WLAN, WiMax and Wireless Sensor Networks
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Body Sensor Networks for Healthcare and Pervasive Applications
Prof. Dr. Peter Walla (Website)

School of Psychology, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan 2308 NSW, Newcastle, Australia
Interests: applied neuroscience; sub- and unconscious information processing in the human brain; emotion; cognition; memory; olfaction; product evaluation; consumer behavior; decision making
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: The Brain Knows More than It Admits: The Control of Cognition and Emotion by Non-Conscious Processes
Dr. Hung-Yu Wang

Department of Electronic Engineering, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, 415 Chien-Kung Road, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
Interests: analog circuits design, signal processing, sensor and applied electronics
Prof. Jiazhao Wang (Website)

Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials (ISEM), University of Wollongong, NSW 2522 Australia
Interests: nanostructured material synthesis and applications for energy, conducting polymer composites, electrocatalysts, energy storage and conversion
Dr. Jiujun Zhang (Website)

NRC Energy, Mining & Environment, National Research Council Canada, Government of Canada, 4250 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, Canada
Interests: Electrochemistry; Electrocatalysis; Energy Materials; Fuel cells; batteries; supercapacitors; Electrolysis
Prof. Dr. Yuyuan Zhao (Website)

School of Engineering, University of Liverpool, The Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill L69 3GH, United Kingdom
Interests: porous metals; metal foams; fluid flow and heat transfer in porous media; powder metallurgy
Dr. Xiaoshu Zhu (Website)

Director of Academic Program, Chinese Medicine School of Sciences and Health National Institute of Complementary Medicine Research, Western Sydney University, Sydney, NSW 2751, Australia
Interests: complementary medicine; chinese medicine; acupuncture; cancer care; women’s health
Prof. Dr. Christophe Finot (Website)

Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire CARNOT de Bourgogne, UMR 6303 CNRS, Université de Bourgogne-Franche Comté, Faculté des Sciences Mirande, 9 Av. Alain Savary, BP 47 870, 21 078 Dijon CEDEX, France
Interests: fiber optics; nonlinear effects in fiber; optical rogue waves; parabolic pulses; pulse shaping; ultrashort pulse generation and characterization in fiber; fiber amplification

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