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Prof. Dr. Craig E. Banks
Editor-in-Chief
Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University, John Dalton Building, Chester St., Manchester, M1 5GD, UK
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Interests: graphene electrochemistry; intelligent electrochemical sensing; electrochemical sensors; nano composites; sono-electrochemistry; drug sensors; screen-printing and related; applications in forensic science viz forensic electrochemistry; nanoparticle synthesis
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Jandro L. Abot
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA
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Interests: experimental stress mechanics; polymeric composite materials; carbon nanotube fibers; integrated and distributed structural health monitoring in composite materials; piezoresistive sensors
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Integrated Structural Health Monitoring in Polymeric Composites
Special Issue: Carbon-Based Sensors
Special Issue: Structural Health Monitoring Using Carbon Nanotube Yarn-Based Sensors
Dr. Enrico Andreoli
Energy Safety Research Institute, Swansea University, Bay Campus, Swansea SA1 8EN, UK
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Interests: carbon dioxide capture and utilisation; sustainable and clean energy production; materials science and engineering; electrochemistry; photovoltaics; sensors; drug delivery
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Materials and Processes for Carbon Dioxide Capture and Utilisation
Special Issue: CO2-Derived Products
Prof. Dr. Alexander A. Balandin
Department of Electrical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering Program, Bourns College of Engineering, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
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Interests: graphene and 2D materials; phonons; Raman spectroscopy; thermal transport; nanotechnology; nanoelectronics
Prof. Dr. Teresa J. Bandosz
Department of Chemistry, The City College of New York, 160 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031, USA
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Interests: adsorption and catalysis; nano-engineered materials; graphene-containing composites; surface chemistry of carbonaceous materials; surface reactivity; reactive adsorption; waste utilization; desulfurization of fuels; development of air and water filtration media; energy storage/supercapacitors; gas sensors
Prof. Dr. I. Francis Cheng
Department of Chemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-2343, USA
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Interests: carbon materials; ultracapacitors; Li ion batteries; redox flow batteries; fuel cells; anodic treatment of water
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Batteries: Recent Advances in Carbon Materials
Special Issue: Batteries: Recent Advances in Carbon Materials 2017
Prof. Dr. Karl S. Coleman
Department of Chemistry, Durham University, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
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Interests: carbon nanotubes; graphene; nano-carbon; nano-patterned functional surfaces; inorganic fullerenes; nano-composites
Dr. Trevor Davies
The University of Chester, Thornton Science Park, Pool Lane, Ince, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 4NU, UK
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Interests: fundamental carbon electrochemistry; graphitic coatings; porous carbon electrodes; carbon fibre based electrodes; fuel cells; flow batteries; combustion of hydrocarbon fuels
Dr. Camélia Matei Ghimbeu
Institut de Science des Matériaux de Mulhouse (IS2M), CNRS UMR 7361 UHA, 15 Rue Jean Starcky, 68057 Mulhouse, France
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Interests: hybrid carbon materials; confinement of metal-based NPs in carbon; carbon synthesis and modification (mesoporous carbon, activated carbon, hard carbon, graphitic carbon); hard and soft-templated carbon; biosourced derived carbon; carbon surface chemistry and reactivity modification; carbon-based materials for gas and energy storage (supercapacitors and batteries); carbon for air and water cleaning
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Carbon Hybrid Materials
Special Issue: Carbon Materials in Environment Protection & Selected Papers from CESEP2017
Prof. Dr. Yury Gogotsi
Department of Materials Science and Engineering & A.J. Drexel, Nanomaterials Institute, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, 19104 PA, USA
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Interests: carbon nanomaterials (nanotubes, nanodiamond and nanoporous carbons); 2D materials (MXenes and graphene) and nanocomposites
Prof. Dr. Zhanhu Guo
Integrated Composites Laboratory, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
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Interests: polymer nanocomposites; conducting polymers; sustainability; environmental engineering; electronics
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Special Issue: Smart Biomaterials and Biointerfaces
Prof. Dr. Michael Hiete
Department of Business Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Ulm University, 89081 Ulm, Germany
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Interests: techno-economic assessment; LCA; sustainability assessment; emission inventorying; carbon cycle; carbon economy
Prof. Dr. Andreas Hirsch
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Institute of Organic Chemistry II, Henkestr. 42, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
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Interests: chemistry of synthetic carbon allotropes including fullerenes, carbon nanotubes and graphenes; chemistry of new aromtics; supramolecular chemistry
Prof. Dr. Kejing Huang
College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xinyang Normal University, Xinyang 464000, China
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Interests: 2D materials; nanomaterials based on transition metal dichalcogenides; supercapacitors; electrochemical sensors
Prof. Dr. Jesus Iniesta Valcarcel
Physical Chemistry Department and Institute of Electrochemistry, University of Alicante, 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig, Alicante, Spain
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Interests: adsorption of proteins and bioelectrocatalysis; electrochemistry of carbonaceous materials; sensors and biosensors; screen printed carbon electrodes; electrochemistry of ionic liquids; nanoporous carbons in fuel cells; environemntal applications
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Recent Advances in Biosensors Based Screen Printed Platforms
Special Issue: Smart Carbon Materials in Catalysis
Prof. Dr. Bruno C. Janegitz
Laboratório de Sensores, Nanomedicina e Materiais Nanoestruturados, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, São Paulo 13600-970, Brazil
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Interests: graphene and 2D materials; carbon nanotubes; nanoelectronics; nanostructured electrochemical sensors and biosensors
Prof. Dr. Xiaobo Ji
Key Laboratory of Resources Chemistry of Nonferrous Metals, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
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Interests: lithium ion batteries; supercapacitors based on micro/nano structured materials for advanced energy conversion and storage devices
Prof. Dr. Dusan Losic
School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
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Interests: nanomaterials; nanoengineering; nanomedicine; biosensing; bioseparations; functional biomaterials; bioinspired materials; drug-releasing implants; nano-carriers for drug delivery; diatom nanotechnology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Advanced Nanomaterials for Biosensors
Special Issue: Nanopore Sensors: Fabrications, Properties and Applications
Special Issue: Graphene Aerogels
Prof. Dr. Susheel Mittal
School of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Thapar University, Patiala, India
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Interests: ionophore based chemical sensors using potentiometry; voltammetry and amperometry; ISFET; biosensors for heavy metal ions; pesticides using whole cells
Prof. Dr. Jean-François Morin
Département de chimie, 1045 Ave de la Médecine, Pavillon A.-Vachon, University Laval, Québec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
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Interests: organic synthesis of carbon nanomaterials; graphene nanoribbons; nanographenes; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; alkyne chemistry; 2D carbon-rich polymers; optical properties of carbon materials; C-C crodss-coupling reaction; open-shell compounds
Prof. Dr. Fotios Papadimitrakopoulos
Nanomaterials Optoelectronics Laboratory, Polymer Program, Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 06269, USA
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Interests: carbon nanotube assembly; purification & spectroscopic characterization; electrochemical sensors; miniaturized implantable glucose sensors; nano-sized semiconductors
Prof. Dr. Manuel Fernando Ribeiro Pereira
Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
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Interests: carbon materials; catalysis; environment and energy; chemical reaction engineering; functional materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Carbon-Based Catalyst
Dr. Rüdiger Schweiss
SGL Carbon GmbH, Technology and Innovation, Werner von Siemensstrasse 18, D-86405 Meitingen, Germany
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Interests: carbon and graphite applications in batteries; fuel cells; electrolysis; porous carbon electrodes; carbon surface chemistry; carbon fibre-based electrodes; carbon fibre processing, carbon precursors, carbon nanomaterials in electrochemical applications
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Porous Carbon Materials for Electrochemical Power Sources
Prof. Dr. Lidong Shao
College of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai University of Electric Power, Shanghai 200090, China
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Interests: carbon nanomaterials; purification and functionalization of carbon materials; supported metal nanoparticles; intermetallics; metal-support interactions; electrocatalysis; selective hydrogenation; surface adsorption; surface catalysis
Dr. Lok Kumar Shrestha
International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), 1-1 Namiki, Ibaraki Tsukuba 305-0044, Japan
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Interests: self-assembled fullerene crystals from zero-to-higher dimensions; mesoporous fullerene crystals and their conversion into graphitic mesoporous carbons; high surface area nanoporous carbon material design from agro-waste for electrochemical supercapacitor and VOC sensing
Prof. Dr. Joaquín Silvestre-Albero
Laboratorio de Materiales Avanzados (LMA), Departamento de Química Inorgánica, Universidad de Alicante, Ap. 99, E-03080 Alicante, Spain
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Interests: nanoporous carbons; metal-organic frameworks; CO2 capture; methane storage; gas hydrates; nanomedicine
Dr. Vijay Kumar Thakur
Enhanced Composites & Structures Centre, Cranfield University, Cranfield MK43 0AL, UK
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Interests: synthesis and surface functionalization of carbon based materials and polymer/nanomaterials; nanostructured carbon materials (graphene, nanotubes, nanofibers, and nano diamond); bio-based polymers and composites; dielectric/electronic materials; engineered nanomaterials; hydrogels; polymer electrolytes; mechanical properties; polymer nanocomposites and advanced applications in automotive, aerospace, energy storage and biomedical field
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Surface Modification of Carbon Nanotubes
Special Issue: Graphene Nanocomposite for Advanced Applications
Special Issue: Dielectric Materials for Energy Storage
Special Issue: Carbon Nanotube and Applications
Special Issue: Carbon nanostructure for energy storage and conversion
Special Issue: Self-Repairing Composites
Prof. Dr. Luca Valentini
Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia, Italy
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Interests: polymer nanocomposites; thin films; nanostructured carbon
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Mechanics, Electrical and Optical Properties of Nano-Thin Films
Prof. Dr. Xianyou Wang
Key Laboratory of Environmentally Friendly Chemistry and Applications of Ministry of Education, School of Chemistry, Xiangtan University, Hunan 411105, China
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Interests: porous carbon material; graphite; graphene; carbon nanotube and their applications for the fields of energy storage
Prof. Dr. Chao Wang
Clean Energy Materials and Engineering Center, State Key Laboratory of Electronic Thin Film and Integrated Device, School of Microelectronics and Solid-state Electronics, University of Electric Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 611731, China
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Interests: thermoelectric materials; low-grade heat energy conversion; in situ characterization for epitaxial growth
Dr. Alvin Orbaek White
Energy Safety Research Institute, Swansea University, Bay Campus, Swansea SA1 8EN, UK
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Interests: carbon nanotube synthesis; applications and characterization; electron microscopy of carbon nanotubes; electrochemistry in organic synthesis; electro organic synthetic chemistry; catalysis and catalytic nanoparticles; nano medicine; aerospace and deep space applications; science education using nano materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Carbon-Based Materials for Electrical Power Transmission and Smart Grid Technologies
Prof. Dr. Yoke Khin Yap
Department of Physics, Michigan Technological University, 118 Fisher Hall, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan, 49931-1295, USA
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Interests: nanotubes; graphene; nanosheets; nanowires; quantum dots; quantum electronics, biological sensing; chemical sensing; plasmonic; energy harvesting; heat management
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Molecular Sensing and Molecular Electronics
Special Issue: Two-Dimensional Electronics and Optoelectronics
Prof. Dr. Jong-Sung Yu
Department of Energy Systems Engineering, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Sicence & Technology (DGIST), 333 Techno Jungang Daero, Hyeonpung, Daegu, 711-873, Korea
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Interests: mesoporous carbon; nanostructured carbon; fuel cell electrode; carbon electrode; doped carbon
Prof. Dr. Shu-Hong Yu
Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, Anhui, China
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Interests: biomass-based carbon nanomaterials (carbon dots, graphene, carbon nanofibers, nanoporous carbons); carbon-based materials (aerogels, hydrogels, nanocomposites) for energy conversion and storage and environmental protection; bio-inspired synthesis and self-assembly of new nanoscale building blocks and nanocomposites
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