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Editorial Office

Prof. Dr. Takayoshi Kobayashi
Advanced Ultrafast Laser Research Center, The University of Electro-Communications, 1-5-1, Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan
Tel. +81 42 443 5845; Fax: +81 42 443 5825
Interests: ultrafast and nonlinear optical processes; quantum optics; quantum photobiology

Senior Assistant Editor
Ms. Yurong Zhang
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

Dr. Raed Abu-Reziq
Institute of Chemistry and Casali Center of Applied Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
Tel. +972 2 6586097; Fax: +972 2 6585469
Interests: nanochemistry; sol-gel chemistry; organometallic chemistry; catalysis; green chemistry; micro- and nanoencapsulation
Contribution: Special Issue: Magnetic Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Properties and Applications

Prof. Dr. Samuel B. Adeloju
School of Applied Sciences and Engineering, Monash University, Northways Road, Churchill, Victoria 3842, Australia
Tel. +613 9902 6450; Fax: +613 9902 6738
Interests: biosensors; nanomaterials; conducting polymers; electroanalytical chemistry; environmental chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Environmental Pollution Research and Monitoring

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
Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Institute of Organic Synthesis (ISO), University of Alicante, Apdo.99, 03080 Alicante, Spain
Tel. +34 96 5903 548; Fax: +34 96 5903 549
Interests: organic synthesis; asymmetric catalysis; active metals; enantioselective reactions

Dr. Giorgio Biasiol
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
Tel. +39 040 3756439; Fax: +39 040 226767
Interests: compound semiconductor thin films and nanostructures; crystal growth and epitaxy; kinetics of epitaxial growth; photoemission spectroscopy and microscopy; coherent transport
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Epitaxial Materials

Prof. Dr. Agustín Bueno-López
Inorganic Chemistry Department, University of Alicante, Ap. 99, E03080, Alicante, Spain
Tel. +34 600948665; Fax: +34 965903454
Interests: materials science; catalysis; gas pollution control; deNOx; deSoot; deN2O; zeolytes; mixed oxides; monoliths

Prof. Dr. Stanislaw M. Dubiel
Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science, AGH University of Science and Technology, al. Mickiewicza 30, PL-30-059 Krakow, Poland
Tel. +48 12 617 29 73; Fax: +48 12 634 00 10
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Frank-Kasper Phases

Prof. Dr. Antonio Fernández-Caballero
Departament of Computing Systems, School of Industrial Engineers at Albacete, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Campus Universitario s/n, 02071 Albacete, Spain
Interests: image processing; cognitive vision; robot vision; multisensor fusion; multimodal interfaces; intelligent agents

Prof. Dr. Christoph Peter Hauri
Head of SwissFEL laser group Paul Scherrer Institut/Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, OVGA/324, CH-5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland
Tel. +41 56 310 41 97
Interests: high-harmonic generation; Terahertz spectroscopy; ultrafast magnetization dynamics; electron photoemission; electron fieldemission; ultrafast and nonlinear optics

Dr. Petr Heneberg
Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Ruska 87, CZ-10000 Prague, Czech Republic
Tel. +420 267 102 914; Fax: +420 267 162 710
Interests: signal transduction, asthma and allergy, diabetes, phylogenetics, zoology

Dr. Huey Hoon Hng
School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Block N4.1, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798, Singapore
Tel. +65 6790 4140; Fax: +65 6790 9081
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
Tel. +886 2 2462 2192 ext5517; Fax: +886 2 3366 5393
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
Tel. +61 3 99252626; Fax: +61 3 99253747
Interests: clinical and medicinal chemistry; chinese herbal medicine; chemical synthesis of natural and bioactive products; greener chemistry; sustainable chemistry; fragrance chemistry; microwave chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Organo-Fluorine Chemical Science

Prof. Dr. Serafim Kalliadasis
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
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shizuoka University, Johoku, Naka, Hamamatsu 432-8561, Japan
Tel. + 53 478 1069; Fax: +53 471 1128
Interests: laser microscopy, three-dimesinsional imaging theory, photorefractive optics, three-dimensional memory, nonlinear optics
Contribution: Special Issue: Optical Memory

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Khayet
Department of Applied Physics I, Faculty of Physics, University Complutense of Madrid, Avda. Complutense s/n, 28040, Madrid, Spain
Tel. +34 91 394 5185; Fax: +34 91 394 5191
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.)

Prof. Dr. Philippe Lambin
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Towards Applications of Graphene

Dr. Lennart Y. Ljungberg
Integrated Product Development, University of Skövde, P.O. Box 408, SE-541 28 Skövde, Sweden
Tel. +46 0500 448514; Fax: +46 0500 448599
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. Thomas J.J. Müller
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Universitätsstrasse 1, D-40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
Tel. +49 211 81 12298; Fax: +49 211 81 14324
Interests: organic synthesis; catalysis; heterocycles; chromophores; multi-component; domino reactions

Prof. Dr. Mikio Nakamura
Emeritus Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Toho University, Funabashi 274-8510, Japan
Fax: +81 3 5493 5430
Interests: electronic structures; iron porphyrins; iron chlorins; deformed porphyrins; heme proteins; heme models; high-valent iron; porphyrin radical; paramagnetic NMR

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
Department of Structural Engineering, University of Cagliari, Piazza D’armi, 09123 Cagliari, Italy
Tel. +34 070 6755417; Fax: +34 070 6755418
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. 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
Tel. +34-662-633-858
Interests: Raman scattering analysis of semiconductors; thin film photovoltaic technologies; chalcogenide compounds for advanced solar cells

Prof. Dr. Felipe Rosa
Department of Energy Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Seville, Avenida Camino de los Descubrimientos, 41092 Seville, Spain
Tel. +34 954 486778
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells

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
Head, Nuclear Medicine, TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 2A3
Tel. +1 604 222 7696; Fax: +1 604 222 1074
Interests: radiochemistry; radiopharmaceutical development; molecular imaging; positron emission tomography, radioisotope production and applications
Contribution: Special Issue: Radioisotope Production and Applications
In other journals:
Special Issue: PET Chemistry in Molecular Imaging

Prof. Dr. Fan-Gang Tseng
Department of Engineering and System Science, National Tsing Hua University, #101, Sec. 2, Kuang-Fu Road, 30013 Hsinchu, Taiwan
Tel. +886 3 5715131 ext. 34270; Fax: +886 3 5733054
Interests: BioNEMS; micro/nanofluidic systems; bio-nanoseonsors; single cell analysis; single molecule detection
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Micro/Nanofluidic Devices for Single Cell Analysis
Special Issue: Single Cell Analysis in Biotechnology and Systems Biology

Dr. Rajender S. Varma
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Greener and Sustainable Chemistry
Special Issue: Nano-Catalysts and Their Applications

Dr. César M. A. Vasques
INEGI, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias 400, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: dynamics; vibration and damping; smart materials and structures; computational mechanics; experimental mechanics; mechatronics and structural control; structural acoustics; structural health monitoring; impact and wave propagation; composite structures.

Dr. Christos Verikoukis
Senior Researcher Telecommunications Technological Centre of Catalonia Av. Carl Friedrich Gauss 7 08860 Castelldefels Spain
Tel. +34936452911; Fax: +34936452901
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
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Body Sensor Networks for Healthcare and Pervasive Applications

Prof. Dr. Peter Walla
School of Psychology, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan 2308 NSW, Newcastle, Australia
Tel. +61 2 49217260
Interests: applied neuroscience; sub- and unconscious information processing in the human brain; emotion; cognition; memory; olfaction; product evaluation; consumer behavior; decision making
Contribution: 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
Tel. +886 7 3814526 ext.5640; Fax: + 886 7 3811182
Interests: analog circuits design, signal processing, sensor and applied electronics

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