Journal of Physical and Chemical Gels — Editors

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Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. David Díaz Díaz
Institut für Organische Chemie (CH 23.2.80), Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany
Tel. +49 941 943 4373
Website: http://www-oc.chemie.uni-regensburg.de/diaz/
E-Mail: David.Diaz@chemie.uni-regensburg.de
Interests: development of advanced functional soft materials, through bio-inspired synthetic approaches, for biomedical, catalytic, sensing, coatings and energy applications

Assistant Editor
Ms. Jiao Li
MDPI Wuhan Office, Wu Luo Lu 628,Asia Trade Office Bldg, Suite B-2188,430073 Wuhan,China
Tel. +86 027 8780 8658; Fax: +86 027 8761 2588
E-Mail: jiao.li@mdpi.com

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
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Editorial Board

The Editorial Board of Journal of Physical and Chemical Gels is currently being assembled and is not in its final form.

Prof. Dr. Sharif Ahmad
Materials Research Laboratory, Department Of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi 110025, India
Tel. +91 11 2682 7508
Website: http:// http://old.jmi.ac.in/2000/Fnat/sharif_ch.htm
Interests: nano-materials; nano-hydrogel; nano conducting polymers; anticorrosive coating materials; nano-organic/inorganic hybrid coatings; high temperature oxidation; hot corrosion

Prof. Dr. Rolando Barbucci
Interuniversity Research Centre for Advanced Medical Systems (CRISMA), Viale Matteotti 15, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Siena, Italy
Website: http://www3.unisi.it/crisma/
Interests: synthesis of polysaccharide hydrogels; modification of metallic materials
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 3rd International Congress on Biohydrogels (Biohydrogels 2011)

Dr. Pablo H. Di Chenna
Departamento de Química Orgánica, UMYMFOR (CONICET-FCEN), Universidad de Buenos Aires, Piso 3, pabellón 2, Ciudad Universitaria, C1428EGA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel. +54 11 4576 3346
Interests: development and study of new physical gels; organogels as template for the preparation of nanoparticles; supramolecular chemistry; structure-gelating property relationship; steroid-derived physical gels; development of functional soft materials

Dr. Annarosa Gugliuzza
Institute on Membrane Technology—Research National Council (ITM-CNR), c/o University of Calabria, Via P. Bucci, 17C, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
Tel. +39 984 492026; Fax: +39 984 402103
Website: http://www.itm.cnr.it
Interests: responsive membranes; electromembranes; composite membranes; honeycomb membranes; polyelectrolytes; nano assembly; layer-by-layer; wetting properties; membrane transport phenomena; biosensors; labs-on-a-chip; drug-delivery systems; textiles; packaging; gas separation; membrane contactors; catalytic membrane reactors
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Responsive Polymer Membranes
Special Issue: Advances in Responsive Membranes

Prof. Dr. Marc In het Panhuis
Soft Materials Group, School of Chemistry, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Tel. +61 2 4221 3155
Website: http://www.electromaterials.edu.au/ci/UOW124176.html
Interests: hydrogels; tough gels; mechanical characteristic; printing; additive manufacturing; soft robotics; double network; ionic-covalent entanglement gels

Dr. Esmaiel Jabbari
Biomimetic Materials and Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Tel. +1 803 777 8022; Fax: +1 703 777 8265
Website: http://www.che.sc.edu/faculty/jabbari/
Interests: bioinspired gels; gels for stem cell delivery; self-assembled micelles for growth factor immobilization; models gels to control cell microenvironment; composite materials with structure at multiple length scales; skeletal tissue engineering

Prof. Dr. Ali Khademhosseini
Center for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Website: http://www.tissueeng.net/lab/
Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; microfluidics; nanotechnology; hydrogels; stem cells

Dr. Vitaliy Khutoryanskiy
Reading School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 224, Reading RG6 6AD, UK
Tel. +44 0118 378 6119; Fax: +44 0118 378 6632
Website: http://www.reading.ac.uk/pharmacy/about/staff/v-khutoryanskiy.aspx
Interests: hydrogels; drug delivery; bioadhesive polymers; nanomaterials; microencapsulation technologies

Prof. Dr. Dirk Kuckling
Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Paderborn, Warburger Str. 100, D-33098 Paderborn, Germany
Tel. +49 5251 602171; Fax: +49 5251 603245
Website: http://chemie.uni-paderborn.de/fachgebiete/oc/ak-kuckling/
Interests: controlled polymer synthesis; polymer characterization; smart polymers; hydrolgels; actuators and sensors
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Recent Advances in Stimuli-Responsive Materials

Prof. Dr. Matthias P. Lutolf
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Institute of Bioengineering, Station 15, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel. +41 21 693 18 76
Website: http://lscb.epfl.ch
Interests: biomolecular hydrogels; stimuli-sensitive materials; proteolytically degradable materials; novel conjugation chemistries; materials for tissue engineering and cell culture; 2D and 3D patterning of biomaterials
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Microfluidic-Assisted Synthesis and Modification of Polymeric Materials

Prof. Dr. José Juan Marrero-Tellado
Instituto Universitario de Bio-Orgánica "Antonio González", Organic Chemistry Department, University of La Laguna, Avda. Astrofísico Fco. Sánchez, 2, 38206 La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Tel. + 34 922 318577
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; synthetic methodology; tailored-made functional compounds; mechanisn of gelation phenomenon and applications of smart materials

Prof. Dr. Benveniste Natan
Missile Propulsion Laboratory, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
Tel. +972 4 829 2395; Fax: +972 4 829 2030
Website: http://ae-www.technion.ac.il/staff/pages/21
Interests: gel propellants and fuels (rheology, flow, atomization and combustion) for rocket and ramjet engines; hydrogen peroxide applications; hybrid rockets; boron combustion; combustion of metals; solid fuel ramjet engines; solid fuel supersonic combustion ramjet (scramjet) engines

Prof. Dr. To Ngai
Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N. T., Hong Kong
Tel. +852 3943 1222
Website: http://www.chem.cuhk.edu.hk/NgaiToGroup/index.html
Interests: interaction of surfaces; the packing and interaction of colloidal particles in liquid-liquid interface; microrehology of soft matter and biomaterials

Dr. Gaio Paradossi
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Via della Ricerca Scientifica, 000133 Roma, Italy
Website: http://www.stc.uniroma2.it/cfmacro/cfmacroindex.htm
Interests: polymer hydrogels; networks; self assembly; soft matter; scaffolds for cell growth; synthesis and characterization methods of gels

Dr. Francoise Quignard
Institut Charles Gerhardt-Montpellier, Matériaux Avancés pour la Catalyse et la Santé, UMR5253 CNRS-ENSCM-UM2-UM1, 8 rue de l'Ecole Normale, 34296 Montpellier, France
Tel. 33 4 67 16 34 70; Fax: 33 4 67 16 34 60
Website: http://www.icgm.fr/
Interests: polysaccharides; aerogel; textural properties; self-assembly; chemical modification; catalysis; medical devices

Dr. Pall Thordarson
School of Chemistry, The University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9385 4478; Fax: +61 2 9385 6141
Website: http://www.chem.unsw.edu.au/research/groups/thordarson
Interests: self-assembled gels; hydrogels; organogels; peptide-based gels; supramolecular chemistry; gel microscopy; gelation kinetics; protein bioconjugation; responsive self-assembled gel; anion and cation recognition; donor-acceptor interactions; energy and electron transfer; medical applications of gels; drug release; nanomedicine; determination of binding constants

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