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Section Board for 'Material Sciences and Nanotechnology'

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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
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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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Energy Technology for the 21st Century - Materials and Devices
Special Issue: Functional Materials- From Functional Hybrid Materials to Functional Polymers
Special Issue: Energy Technology for the 21st Century - Materials and Devices
Special Issue: Advances in Materials Science
Special Issue: Metal Containing Ionic Liquids
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids 2014 & Selected Papers from ILMAT 2013
Special Issue: Polymer Controlled and Bio-inspired Mineralization of Inorganic Compounds
Special Issue: Ionic Liquids 2016 and Selected Papers from ILMAT III
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
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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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Liquid Crystals
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
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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
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Interests: antimicrobial polymers; polyurethanes; drug delivery systems; functionalization of polymers; microbial biofilms; nanocomposites
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Antimicrobial Polymers 2016
Dr. John G. Hardy
Lancaster University
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Interests: silks; biomaterials; drug delivery; tissue engineering; chemistry
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Silk-Based Materials: From Production to Characterization
Dr. Antonella Piozzi
Department of Chemistry, Sapienza, University of Rome, Piazzale A. Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy
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Interests: antimicrobial polymers; polyurethanes; drug delivery systems; functionalization of polymers; microbial biofilms; nanocomposites
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
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
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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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Bio-inspired 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
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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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Composite Materials in Skeletal Engineering
Special Issue: Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering
Special Issue: Three-dimensional (3D) Bioprinting of Tissues and Organs
Prof. Dr. Martin Schoen
Stranski Lab for Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Berlin Institute of Technology, 17. Juni 135, Berlin 10623, Germany
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Interests: statistical physics; computer simulation; classical density functional theory; soft matter; phase behavior and transport; self-assembly; fluids at interfaces
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
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?
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
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Interests: dental materials; biomaterials; FTIR and Raman spectroscopy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Dental Materials
Special Issue: Molecular Research on Dental Materials and Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Bing Yan
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, China
Fax: 86-0531-88380029
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Interests: nanomedicine; nanotoxicity; cancer therapy; drug discovery; drug resistance; combinatorial chemistry; analytical sciences
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
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
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Interests: Design; synthesis and characterization of functional Molecules; macromolecules and nanoparticles and their assemblies
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Supramolecular Polymers and Their Assemblies
Dr. Mihriban O. Pekguleryuz
Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Interests: light metals; aluminum, magnesium; alloy development; biodegradable magnesium implants
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Biodegradable Magnesium Alloys and Implants
Prof. Dr. Qinghua Qin
Research School of Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
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Interests: Boundary Element Method; functional Materials and Structures; Fracture and Damage Mechanics; Biomechanics and Biomaterials; Composite Materials; Nanomaterials; Cell Biomechanics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
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
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Interests: chemical modification of chitin and chitosan and their biomedical applications
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Chitins
Special Issue: Chitins
Special Issue: Advances in Marine Chitin and Chitosan
Special Issue: Chitins 2015
Special Issue: Advances in Marine Chitin and Chitosan II, 2017
Special Issue: Chitins 2016
Dr. Abhijit Chatterjee
BIOVIA Materials Science Principal Scientist, Dassault Systems Biovia K.K.; ThinkPark Tower 21F, 2-1-1 Osaki, Shinagawa-ku; 141-6020 TOKYO; Japan
Tel. +81-3-5532-3860; Fax: +81-3-5532-3802
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Interests: density functional theory; material designing; computational chemistry; inorganic catalytic material; catalytic reactions; inorganic membrane;  transition state calculation; atomistic simulation; ab initio first principle calculation; reactivity index
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Application of Density Functional Theory
Special Issue: Applications of Density Functional Theory
Prof. Dr. H. Eugene Stanley
Department of Physics, Boston University, 590 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Fax: +1 617 353 9393
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Interests: the anomalous behavior of liquid water in bulk, nanoconfined, and biological environments; a range of other topics in complex systems, such as quantifying correlations among the constituents of the Alzheimer brain, and quantifying fluctuations in noncoding and coding DNA sequences, interbeat intervals of the healthy and diseased heart
Dr. Henry Chermette
Université Claude Bernard de Lyon et UMR CNRS 5280, Chimie Physique Theorique, bat 210, 43 bd du 11 novembre 1918, F-69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Fax: +33 (0) 4 72 44 53 99
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Interests: density functional; theory (DFT); applications of DFT to chemical propertie; electronic structure of molecules and materials
Prof. Dr. Ana Proykova
Deptartment of Atomic Physics, University of Sofia, 5 James Bourchier Blv., Sofia-1126, Bulgaria
Tel. +359 2 8161 828
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Interests: computational; physics; scientific visualisation and animations; nanotubes; optimization of molecular structures
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: From Nanoclusters to Proteins
Dr. Dr.-Habil. Mihai V. Putz
Associate Professor of Theoretical Physical Chemistry, Biology-Chemistry Department & PhD School of Chemistry - West University of Timisoara, Str. Pestalozzi No. 16, Timisoara, RO-300115, Romania & Principal Investigator of Nanochemistry, Laboratory of Renewable Energy – Photovoltaics, National Institute of Research and Development in Electrochemistry and Condensed Matter Timișoara (INCEMC), Romania; Str. Dr. A. Păunescu Podeanu, no.144, Timişoara RO-300569, Romania
Fax: +40 256 592620
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Interests: quantum physical chemistry; nanochemistry; reactivity indices and principles; electronegativity; density functional theory; path integrals; enzyme kinetics; QSAR; epistemology and philosophy of science
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Atoms in Molecules and in Nanostructures
Special Issue: Quantum Information in Molecular Structures and Nanosystems
Special Issue: Chemical Bond and Bonding 2015
Special Issue: Chemical Bond and Bonding 2016
Topical Collection: Chemical Bond and Bonding
Special Issue: Computational Eco, Bio, and Pharmaco-Toxicity 2016
Prof. Dr. Avelino Corma
Instituto de Tecnología Química, UPV-CSIC, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Avda. de los Naranjos s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Fax: +34 96 3879444
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Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; solid acid and basic catalysis; metal and oxides; nanoparticles as catalysts; heterogeneous transition metal complexes; catalytic cascade reactions
Prof. Dr. Hermenegildo García
Instituto Universitario de Tecnología Química CSIC‐UPV, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Av. De los Naranjos s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Fax: +34 96 387 7809
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Interests: catalysis; solar fuels; graphene
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Nanoparticles for Catalysis
Prof. Dr. Francesc Illas
Departament de Quimica Fisica & Institut de Quimica Teorica i Computacional, Universitat de Barcelona, C/ Marti i Franques 1, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Fax: +34 93 402 1231
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Interests: electronic structure; metal-support interaction; metal surfaces; magnetic coupling; DFT; MCSSCF; CI; surface reactions; oxide surfaces; carbides

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