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Prof. Dr. Stephen C. Bondy
Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Department of Medicine University of California, Irvine 100 Theory, Suite 100 Irvine California 92617-1830, USA
Interests: neurotoxicology; nutririon; aging; protein aggregates

Assistant Editor
Ms. Hongmei Zuo
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. Arezoo Campbell
Western University of Health Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, 309 E. Second Street, Pomona, California 91766-1854, USA
Tel. (909) 469-5240; Fax: (909) 469-5600
Interests: nanoparticles; neurotoxicology; neuroinflammation; aluminum toxicity; copper toxicity

Prof. Dr. Fu-Kuo Chang
Structures and Composites Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, Stanford CA 94305, USA
Tel. (650) 723-3466; Mob: (650) 796-8899
Interests: failure of composites; design of composites; intelligent composites; structural health monitoring

Dr. Fanqing Frank Chen
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory MS 977, 1 Cyclotron Rd. Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Tel. 925-899-9782
Interests: nanotechnology; toxicology; genomics; proteomics; photonics; medical device

Prof. Dr. Andrew Churg
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Rm. G227 - 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 2B5 , Canada
Tel. 604 - 822 - 7776
Interests: asbestos; man-made mineral fibers; mesothelioma

Dr. Martin J. D. Clift
Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Rte de L'ancienne Papeterie, CP 209, CH-1723 Marly 1, Fribourg, Switzerland
Tel. +41 26 300 95 17; Fax: +41 26 300 96 24
Interests: nanotoxicology; genotoxicology; immunology; inflammation; cancer; cell signalling; in vitro analysis; cellular entry mechanisms; protein-nanoparticle interactions; nanoparticle-cell interactions; nanofibres; nanoparticles
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanofibres: Friend or Foe?

Prof. Dr. Yulin Deng
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, IPST@ Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology, 500 10th Street N.W., Atlanta, GA 30332-0620, USA
Interests: nanomaterial synthesis and self assembling; biofuel and biomass materials; sustainable energy: fuel cell and solar cell; polymer papermaking and paper recycling

Prof. Dr. Alain Dufresne
The International School of Paper, Print Media and Biomaterials, Grenoble Institute of Technology, CS10065, 38402 Saint Martin d'Heres cedex, France
Tel. +33 4 76 82 69 95; Fax: +33 4 76 82 69 33
Interests: cellulose; starch; biobased materials; cellulose nanomaterials; nanocomposites; polymer composites; structure/processing/properties relationships of polymer composites

Prof. Dr. Alke Fink
Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Rte de l'Ancienne Papeterie, PO Box 209, 1723 Marly 1, Switzerland
Tel. +41 26 300 95 01; Fax: +41 26 300 96 24
Interests: nanoparticles; synthesis; surface; colloidal properties; particle-cell interactions; magnetic materials
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanofibres: Friend or Foe?

Prof. Dr. Jack Gillespie
Center for Composite Materials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental, Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716 USA
Tel. 302-831-8702
Interests: composites; polymer fibers; interphases

Prof. Dr. Jinlian Hu
Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel. +852 2766-6437 or +852 2766-6486; Fax: +852 2773-1432
Interests: Smart polymers; shape memory fibers; textiles; apparel; composites; digital evaluation; testing devices; textile engineering
Contribution: Special Issue: Smart Textiles

Prof. Dr. Wayne E. Jones, Jr.
Department of Chemistry, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000, USA

Prof. Dr. Frank K. Ko
The University of British Columbia, Department of Materials Engineering, Frank Forward Building, 309-6350 Stores Road, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel. +1 (604) 822-2738
Interests: nanofiber technology; biomaterials; textile structural composites

Prof. Dr. Maciej S. Kumosa
John Evans Professor, University of Denver, Director, Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering, University of Denver, 2390 S. York St., Clarence M. Knudson Hall Room 200, Denver, CO 80208, USA
Tel. 303 871 3807

Prof. Dr. Alan K. T. Lau
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel. +852 2766 7730; Fax: +852 2365 4703
Interests: natural and animal fibres; mechanical properties; composites; structural properties

Prof. Dr. Steffen Loft
University of Copenhagen, Faculty Of Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, Section of Environmental Health, Room 5.2.04, CSS, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK-1014 Copenhagen, Denmark
Tel. +45 35327649; Mob. +45 26814889; Fax: +45 35327748
Interests: toxiocology; particles; oxidative stress; genotoxicity; cardiovascular toxicity; biomarkers

Prof. Dr. Rimvydas Milasius
Kaunas University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design, Department of Materials Engineering, Studentu Str. 56, LT-51424 Kaunas, Lithuania
Tel. +37 037300217; Fax: +37 037 353989
Interests: mechanics of textiles; manufacturing of electrospun nanofibres; flameretardancy of textiles; woven fabrics structure estimation; textiles properties investigation and prediction

Prof. Dr. Anil N. Netravali
Fiber Science & Apparel Design, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Tel. (607) 255-1875; Fax: (607) 255-1093
Interests: green composites; green materials; composites; resins; bioresins; biocomposites; nanofibers; green nanofibers; sustainable materials; fiber/resin interface

Prof. Dr. Ning Pan
Division of Textiles and Clothing, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California at Davis, 1 Shields Ave., Davis, CA 95616, USA
Tel. +1 530-752-6232; Fax: +1 530-752-7584
Interests: physics of fibrous soft materials; biophysics and biomechanics in human-textile interactions; transport phenomena in porous media; nanotechnology in energy storage; thermodynamics in heat transfer optimization

Prof. Dr. Ton Peijs
School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, E1 4NS, London, UK
Tel. +44 20 7882 8865; Fax: +44 20 8981 9804
Interests: nanocomposites; polymer composites; structure/processing/properties relationships of polymer composites; polymer fibres; conductive polymer composites; self-reinforced polymers; cellulose; biobased materials
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Electrospinning Techniques and Novel Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers

Prof. Dr. Arthur J. Ragauskas
Professor/Governor’s Chair in Biorefining, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA; Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37996-2200, USA
Tel. +1 865-974-2042; Fax: +1 865-974-7076
Interests: kraft; TMP; BCTMP; nanocellulose; microfibrilated; composites

Prof. Dr. Martin C. Richardson
Townes Laser Institute, College of Optics & Photonics, CREOL Building Room 127, University of Central Florida, 4000, Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, Florida, USA
Tel. 407-823-6819; Fax: 407-823-6880

Dr. Giancarlo C. Righini
Nello Carrara Institute of Applied Physics, National Research Council, Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Firenze, Italy
Tel. +39 055 5226316; Fax: +39 055 45226312
Interests: optical fibers; optical fiber sensors; biomedical applications of micro- and nano-tips of optical fibers
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances on Optical Fibers

Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Reda Taha
Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070, USA
Contribution: Special Issue: Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP) for Infrastructure Applications

Prof. Dr. Nyan-Hwa Tai
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Tel. +886-3-5742568; Fax: +886-3-5737406
Interests: synthesis of carbon nanotubes and graphene and their applications on composites; field emission; EMI; thermal transfer

Dr. Takunori Taira
Department of Photo-Molecular Science, Institute for Molecular Science, 38 Nishigo-Naka, Myodaiji, Okazaki 444-8585, Japan
Tel. +81 564 55 7246; Fax: +81 564 55 7246
Interests: micro solid-state photonics; solid-state lasers; nonlinear optics; laser ceramics; spectroscopy; laser ignition

Prof. Dr. Atsushi Takahara
Department of Applied Molecular Chemistry, Institute for Materials, Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
Tel. +81-92-802-2517; Fax: +81-92-802-2518
Interests: polymer nanofiber; inorganic nanofiber; polymer composites

Prof. Dr. Stefan Wabnitz
Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Università di Brescia, via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Tel. +39(0)303715846; Fax: +39(0)30380014
Interests: optical fibers; photonic crystal fibers; optical communications; nonlinear optics in fibers; fiber optic devices

Dr. Pisula Wojciech
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, D-55128 Mainz, Germany
Tel. 0049 6131 379 100; Fax: 0049 6131 379 779
Interests: self-assembly; supramolecular organization; organic electronics; nano- and microfibers; conjugated polymers; liquid crystals; X-ray scattering

Dr. Xiangwu Zhang
North Carolina State University, Fiber and Polymer Science, Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, 2401 Research Drive, Raleigh, NC 27695-8301, USA
Tel. 919-515-6547; Fax: 919-515-6532
Interests: nanosciences, surface modification, fibers and polymers; energy, environment and sustainability; health and safety

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