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Dr. Igor Medintz
Laboratory for Biosensors and Biomaterials, Center for Biomolecular Science & Engineering, United States Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. USA
Interests: nanoparticle-biological interface, energy transfer, FRET, biosensing, enzymatic catalysis at a nanoparticle interface, nanoparticle-based cellular imaging
Prof. Dr. Franz L. Dickert
Associate Editor
Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Vienna, Währinger Strasse 38, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: chemical sensors; physical sensors; metrology; supramolecular chemistry; molecular imprinting; molecular recognition; intermolecular interactions; anisotropic phases; physicochemical basis of sensors

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Norbert Klein
Professor of Electromagnetic Materials Director of Imperial’s Centre for Terahertz Science and Engineering Department of Materials, Imperial College London South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: microwave-to-terahertz sensors for liquids; sensor systems for airport security; microfluidic sensor systems for biomedical applications; dielectric and photonic resonators for sensors and wireless communication; plasmonic structures for sensor applications; electromagnetic characterization of nanomatrials; terahertz devices based on 2D materials
Contribution: Special Issue: Electromagnetic Sensors for Health, Security, Industrial Processing and Quality Control
Dr. Andrei Kolmakov
Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST 100 Bureau Drive, Bldg. 216/Rm.B117, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-6204, USA
Interests: chemical sensing and catalysis with low dimensional materials; fabrication of novel nanostructures; materials and devices for sensing; In situ/in vivo Imaging and spectroscopy of working nanostructures and devices using SEM; SPEM; PEEM and STM/AFM techniques
Prof. Dr Yu-Lung Lo
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Nanotechnology and Microsystem Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Interests: optical sensors; quantum dots sensors; nanostructures for chemical sensing; fluorescence sensors; biosensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Photonic Sensors for Biological and Chemical Measurements
Prof. Dr. Norman Mark Ratcliffe
Centre for Research in Analytical, Materials, and Sensor Sciences, University of the West of England, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY, UK
Interests: volatile analysis; sensor and device fabrication and testing of commercial sensors; aerospace industry; molecular electronics; nuclear industry
Prof. Dr. Robert O'Neill
UCD School of Chemistry, Science Centre (South), Belfield, Dublin D04 N2E5, Ireland
Interests: biosensors; brain monitoring; neurotransmitters; carbon paste electrodes; carbon fibre electrodes; ascorbic acid glutamate; dopamine; poly(phenylenediamine); polymer-modified electrodes; enzyme-modified electrodes
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Amperometric Sensors and Techniques for Neurochemical Monitoring
Prof. Dr. Jean-Francois Feller
Smart Plastics group leader, IRDL CNRS 3744-UBS, Bretagne Loire University, Christiaan Huygens Research Center, Saint-Maudé street, F56321 Lorient Cedex, France
Interests: smart materials; conductive polymer nanocomposites; chemo-, piezo-, thermo-resistive sensors; e-noses; piezo-electrical; eco-plastics
Prof. Dr. Niko Hildebrandt
NanoBioPhotonics, Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale, Université Paris-Sud 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
Interests: FRET; spectroscopy; imaging; diagnostics; immunoassays; multiplexing; biosensing; lanthanides; quantum dots; time-gating
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Sensing with Quantum Dots
Special Issue: FRET Biosensors
Prof. Dr. Russ Algar
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, 2036 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1, Canada
Interests: fluorescence; resonance energy transfer; assays, imaging; biosensing; point-of-care diagnostics; nanoparticles; enzymes; nucleic acids; surface chemistry
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: FRET Biosensors
Prof. Dr. Ronald A. Siegel
Departments of Pharmaceutics and Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Interests: polymers; hydrogels; sensing in drug delivery; enzymatic systems
Prof. Dr. Johan Bobacka
Process Chemistry Centre, c/o Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Åbo Akademi University, Biskopsgatan 8, FI-20500 Åbo-Turku, Finland
Interests: chemical sensors; ion-selective electrodes; solid-contact ises, conducting polymers; potentiometry
Contribution: Special Issue: Ionophore-Based Potentiometric Sensors
Prof. Dr. Paolo Ugo
Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems, University Ca’ Foscari of Venice, Santa Marta 2137, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Interests: environmental electroanalysis; ion-exchange voltammetry; nanoelectrochemistry; electrochemical immunosensors; modified electrodes
Contribution: Special Issue: Electrochemical Sensors for Environmental and Food Analysis
Special Issue: Electrochemical Immunosensors and Aptasensors
Dr. Russell Binions
School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
Interests: new chemical vapour deposition techniques; metal oxide semiconductor materials; gas sensors; photocatalysis; chromogenic materials; nanocomposite films and energy efficient building materials
Contribution: Special Issue: Chemical Vapor Sensing
In other journals:
Special Issue: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring 2016
Prof. Dr. ZhongYang (Z.-Y.) Cheng
Materials Research and Education Center, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
Interests: actuators (artificial muscle); transducers; sensors (viscosity, acoustic, …); MEMS/NEMS; biosensors for pathogen detection and food safety; piezoelectric, magnetostrictive, electrical, and electrochemical based
Prof. Dr. Tung-Ming Pan
Department of Electronics Engineering, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa Road, Kwei-Shan Tao-Yuan, 333, Taiwan
Interests: advanced CMOS process technology; high-k dielectric material; flash memories; thin-film transistors; pH ion sensitive field-effect-transisotrs; biosenors; biomaterials; nano-scale device reliability
Prof. Dr. Yu-Chen Tsai
Department of Chemical Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, 250 Kuo-Kuang Road, Taichung, 402 Taiwan
Interests: electrochemical devices; biosensors; sensors; carbon nanotubes; graphene
Prof. Dr. Klaus Müllen
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, D-55128 Mainz, Germany
Interests: new polymer-forming reactions including methods of organometallic chemistry; multi-dimensional polymers with complex shape-persistent architectures; functional polymeric networks, in particular for catalytic purposes; dyes and laser writing into polymers; chemistry and physics of single molecules; molecular materials with liquid crystalline properties for electronic and optoelectronic devices; materials for lithium or hydrogen storage; biosynthetic hybrids; nanocomposites
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: New Polymer Synthesis Reactions
Prof. Dr. Weihong Tan
Center for Research at the Bio/Nano Interface, Department of Chemistry and Physiology and Functional Genomics, University of Florida Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7200, USA
Prof. Dr. Jong-Heun Lee
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, 136-713, Korea
Interests: oxide semiconductor gas sensors; hierarchical and hollow oxide nanostructures for chemical sensing; low-dimensional oxide nanostructures for chemical sensing; automotive exhaust gas sensors; electrochemical gas sensors using oxide electrolytes
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knoll
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Donau-City-Strasse 1, 1220 Vienna, Austria
Interests: surface optical techniques/Integrated optics/Nonlinear optics; organic/polymeric ultra-thin films/ monolayers; membrane biophysics; supramolecular chemistry at interfaces; nanostructures; biosensor development
Prof. Dr. Huangxian Ju
Director, State Key Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry for Life Science, Department of Chemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
Interests: immunosensors; electrochemical sensors; chemically modified electrodes; biosensors; electroanalysis
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Papers presented at I3S2004, Nanjing
Special Issue: Nanobiosensing for Sensors
Prof. Dr. Yoon-Bo Shim
Department of Chemistry and Institute of BioPhysio Sensor Technology, Pusan National University, Busan 609-735, Korea
Interests: chemical and bio sensors; conductive polymers; spectroelectrochemistry; electron transfer process; bioelectronics; battery system; analysis of trace pollutants
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Electrochemical Sensors Based on Conductive Polymers
Prof. Dr. Andreas Richter
Polymeric Microsystems, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden 01062, Germany
Interests: microsystems; system integration; microfluidics; chemical sensors and sensor systems; imaging systems; energy harvesting; actuator systems; intrinsically active polymers; chemical information processing
Contribution: Special Issue: Hydrogel-Based Chemosensors
In other journals:
Special Issue: Polymeric Microsystems
Prof. Dr. Huang-Tsung Chang
Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
Interests: nanoscience; green chemistry; fluorescence; sensors; surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy; mass spectrometry; separation sciences; fuel cells
Contribution: Special Issue: Metal Nanoparticles in Chemical Sensors
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanomaterials-Based New Techniques, New Drugs, and Antibacterial Reagents
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Neri
Department of Electronic Engineering, Chemistry and Industrial Engineering, University of Messina, 98166 Messina, Italy
Interests: chemical synthesis of sensing materials; oxide semiconductor-based gas sensors; nanostructures for chemical and electrochemical sensing; automotive gas sensors; biomedical sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Solid State Gas Sensors
Prof. Dr. Sherif A. El-Safty
1 National Institute for Materials Science, Sengen 1-2-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, Japan
2 Graduate School for Science and Engineering, Waseda University, 3-4-1 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan
Interests: mesoporous; nanoengineering designs; nanoscience; optical sensors, removal, detection, green chemistry; catalysts, nonofilters; chemotherapy
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanosensors
Prof. Dr. Pi-Guey Su
Department of Chemistry, Chinese Culture University, Taipei 111, Taiwan
Interests: synthesis of nanocomposite, semiconductor metal oxide, polyelectrolyte polymer, molecular imprinted sol-gel polymer sensing- materials; fabrication of chemical sensors, such as humidity sensors, gas sensors (NH3, NO2, H2, CH4 etc.); fabrication of flexible chemical sensors by layer-by-layer self-assembled; humidity standard technology; smart sensors and sensing system
Prof. Dr. H. James Harmon
Emeritus Professor Physics Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078-3072, USA
Interests: enzyme-based real-time chemical sensors; receptor-based real-time biological sensors; optical sensors; porphyrins and porphyrin-based sensors; nanolayer thin-film sensors; absorbance/fluorescence/evanescent spectroscopy; multiphoton absorbance; photocatalytic degradation of compounds by porphyrins
Contribution: Special Issue: Improving Enzyme-Based Sensors with Innovative Materials and Techniques
Dr. Andrew Mayes
University of East Anglia, School of Chemistry, Norwich, UK
Interests: sensors and analytical devices based on hierarchically-structured nanomaterials; sensors based on RGB imaging of colourimetric responses; molecularly imprinted polymers and sensors based on them; applications of luminescent and magnetic nanoparticles in analysis and drug delivery
Prof. Dr. Renata Reisfeld
Enrique Berman Professor of Solar Energy Institute of Chemistry The Hebrew University of Jerusalem E. Safra Campus, Givat Ram 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
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Interests: luminescent solar concentrators for decreasing the price of photovoltaic electricity; interaction of nanoparticles with luminescent species; anti-reflecting coating; sol-gel glasses; sol gel based optical materials; SPECROSCOPY of lantanides nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Elisabetta Comini
Sensor Lab, Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia and CNR INO, Via Valotti 9, 25133 Brescia, Italy
Interests: metal oxides; nanowires; chemical sensors; gas sensors
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanostructured Materials for Chemical Sensing Applications
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