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Section Editorial Boards

Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Molecular Pathology

Molecular Toxicology

Molecular Diagnostics

Molecular Recognition

Material Sciences and Nanotechnology

Physical Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

Bioactives and Nutraceuticals

Green Chemistry

Bioinorganic Chemistry

Molecular Botany

Section Board for 'Material Sciences and Nanotechnology'

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Prof. Dr. Andreas Taubert

Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Chemistry, University of Potsdam, Building 26, Rm. 2.64, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, D-14476 Golm, Germany
Fax: +49 331 977 5055
Interests: inorganic materials synthesis in ionic liquids; functional ionic liquids-hybrid materials; self-assembling polymers, peptides & nanoparticles; calcium phosphate materials; silica hybrid materials; iron oxide materials; metal-peptide frameworks; materials for metallic implants
Contribution: Special Issue: Energy Technology for the 21st Century - Materials and Devices
Special Issue: Functional Materials- From Functional Hybrid Materials to Functional Polymers
Special Issue: Metal Containing Ionic Liquids
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids 2014 & Selected Papers from ILMAT 2013
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids 2016 and Selected Papers from ILMAT III
In other journals:
Special Issue: Energy Technology for the 21st Century - Materials and Devices
Special Issue: Advances in Materials Science
Special Issue: Polymer Controlled and Bio-inspired Mineralization of Inorganic Compounds
Prof. Dr. Kevin D. Belfield

College of Science and Liberal Arts, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 504 Cullimore Hall, 323 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Newark, NJ 07102
Tel. +1 973-596-3676; Fax: +1 973-596-6063
Interests: multiphoton absorbing materials; two-photon photochemistry; in vivo and ex vivo two-photon fluorescence bioimaging; magnetic polymeric and sol-gel nanocomposites; site-specific fluorophore labeling; fluorescent-based sensors and bioimaging probes; photodynamic therapy agents; nanostructured functional organic and polymeric materials; two-photon based 3D high density optical data storage
Contribution: Special Issue: Liquid Crystals
In other journals:
Special Issue: Liquid Crystals
Special Issue: Polymers for Bioimaging
Special Issue: Fluorescent Probes
Prof. Dr. Gianaurelio Cuniberti

Institute for Materials Science and Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials, Dresden Center for Computational Materials Science (DCMS), TU Dresden, 01062 Dresden, Germany
Interests: molecular electronics; quantum transport from mesoscopic to molecular systems; bottom-up assembly and biological physics; computational materials science
Dr. Iolanda Francolini

Department of Chemistry, University “La Sapienza”, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy
Interests: antimicrobial polymers; polyurethanes; drug delivery systems; functionalization of polymers; microbial biofilms; nanocomposites
Contribution: Special Issue: Antimicrobial Polymers 2016
Dr. Antonella Piozzi

Department of Chemistry, Sapienza, University of Rome, Piazzale A. Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy
Interests: antimicrobial polymers; polyurethanes; drug delivery systems; functionalization of polymers; microbial biofilms; nanocomposites
Contribution: Special Issue: Antimicrobial Polymers
Special Issue: Antimicrobial Polymers 2016
Prof. Dr. Nicola Pugno

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica Università di Trento, via Mesiano, 77 I-38123 Trento, Italy
Fax: +39 0461 282599
Interests: bio-inspired hierarchical super nanomaterials; super-strong graphene, nanotubes and related bundles and composites; smart adhesion of insects, spiders and geckos and related gecko-inspired nanostructured surfaces; self-cleaning & anti-adhesive super-hydrophobic leaves and related lotus-inspired nanostructured surfaces; spider-silk and web and related spider-inspired super-tough materials and structures; design and fabrication of Nano Electro Mechanical Systems; hierarchical fibre bundle models, ropes, tissues and cellular solids; graphene nanoscrolls and related systems; nanomedicine: tumor cellular growth, nanovector therapeutics and scaffolds for the regenerative medicine; nanoindentation and related size- and shape-effects; Quantized Fracture Mechanics, in quasi-static, dynamic and fatigue regimes; Nanoscale Weibull & Fractal Statistics and related size-effects on material strength; multiscale fragmentation under impact and explosions and structural dynamics
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Bio-inspired Materials
Prof. Dr. Martin Schoen

Stranski Lab for Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Berlin Institute of Technology, 17. Juni 135, Berlin 10623, Germany
Interests: statistical physics; computer simulation; classical density functional theory; soft matter; phase behavior and transport; self-assembly; fluids at interfaces
Contribution: Special Issue: Self-Assembled Soft Matter Nanostructures at Interfaces
Special Issue: Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Liquid Crystalline Materials: Where Do We Stand after 120 Years?
Prof. Dr. Bing Yan

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, China
Fax: 86-0531-88380029
Interests: nanomedicine; nanotoxicity; cancer therapy; drug discovery; drug resistance; combinatorial chemistry; analytical sciences
Contribution: Special Issue: Bioactive Nanoparticles (special issue)
Special Issue: Bioactive Nanoparticles 2012
Special Issue: Bioactive Nanoparticles 2013
Special Issue: Bioactive Nanoparticles 2014
Topical Collection: Bioactive Nanoparticles
Special Issue: Cellular Toxicity of Nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Graeme Cooke

Glasgow Centre for Physical Organic Chemistry, WestCHEM, School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Fax: +441413304888
Interests: Design; synthesis and characterization of functional Molecules; macromolecules and nanoparticles and their assemblies
Contribution: Special Issue: Supramolecular Polymers and Their Assemblies
Dr. Mihriban O. Pekguleryuz

Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Interests: light metals; aluminum, magnesium; alloy development; biodegradable magnesium implants
Contribution: Special Issue: Biodegradable Magnesium Alloys and Implants
Prof. Dr. Qinghua Qin

Research School of Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
Interests: Boundary Element Method; functional Materials and Structures; Fracture and Damage Mechanics; Biomechanics and Biomaterials; Composite Materials; Nanomaterials; Cell Biomechanics
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Anisotropic and Smart Materials
Dr. Hitoshi Sashiwa

Kaneka Co., Ltd, 5-1-1 Torikai-Nishi, Settsu, Osaka 566-0072 Japan
Tel. +81-72-653-8333
Interests: chemical modification of chitin and chitosan and their biomedical applications
Contribution: Special Issue: Chitins
Special Issue: Chitins 2015
Special Issue: Chitins 2016
In other journals:
Special Issue: Chitins
Special Issue: Advances in Marine Chitin and Chitosan
Special Issue: Advances in Marine Chitin and Chitosan II, 2017
Dr. John G. Hardy

Lancaster University
Interests: silks; biomaterials; drug delivery; tissue engineering; chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Silk-Based Materials: From Production to Characterization
Dr. Ihtesham ur Rehman

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Kroto Research Institute, Room SO7, 2nd floor, The University of Sheffield, North Campus, Broad Lane, Sheffield S3 7HQ, United Kingdom
Tel. ++44 (0) 114 222 5946
Interests: dental materials; biomaterials; FTIR and Raman spectroscopy
Contribution: Special Issue: Molecular Research on Dental Materials and Biomaterials
In other journals:
Special Issue: Dental Materials
Prof. Dr. Mohamed N. Rahaman

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Center for Bone and Tissue Repair and Regeneration, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 223 McNutt Hall, 1400 N. Bishop Avenue, Rolla, Missouri 65409-0340, USA
Interests: biomaterials and tissue engineering — bioactive ceramics and glasses, scaffolds for tissue engineering; musculoskeletal tissue engineering — bone, cartilage, articular joints; calcium phosphate-based drug delivery devices; bioceramics for total joint arthroplasty; processing of advanced ceramics
Contribution: Special Issue: Composite Materials in Skeletal Engineering
Special Issue: Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering
Special Issue: Three-dimensional (3D) Bioprinting of Tissues and Organs
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