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Journal Editorial Boards


Prof. Dr. Maryam Tabrizian (Website)

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine/Faculty of Dentistry, Duff Medical Science Building, Room 313, 3775 University Street, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, Canada
E-Mail: maryam.tabrizian.botdefense.please.enable.javaScript.mcgill.ca
Interests: cell-biomaterial interactions; LbL self-assembly systems; nanostructured platforms for gene/protein therapy and tissue engineering; nanostructured interface and microfluidic systems by surface molecular engineering; nanolithography and nanopatterning for biorecognition systems; real-time monitoring of cellular activities; characterization of biomaterials debris in biological tissues; polymer synthesis and characterization; advanced surface technologies
Special Issues and Collections
Prof. Dr. Andreas Taubert * (Website)

Former Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Chemistry, University of Potsdam, Building 26, Rm. 2.64, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, D-14476 Golm, Germany
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
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Former Editor-in-Chief of Materials from 2008 until December 2011.
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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Dinesh Agrawal (Website)

Microwave Processing and Engineering Center 107 Materials Research Laboratory The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA 16802 USA
Interests: microwave processing of ceramics; composites; metals; etc., low thermal expansion materials; ceramic processing; rad-waste management
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Microwave Processing of Materials
Special Issue: Microwave Materials Processing
Prof. Dr. Jun-ichi Anzai (Website)

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8578, Japan
Interests: biosensor; polymer materials; stimuli-sensitive materials; LbL films
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Functional Materials and Proteins for Bio-Sensing Applications
Special Issue: Functional Materials for Bio-Sensing, Bio-Imaging, and Controlled Release
Prof. Dr. Carla Renata Arciola (Website)

1.Head of the Research Unit on Implant Infections, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via di Barbiano 1/10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
2. Professor of General Pathology, Medical School, University of Bologna, Via S. Giacomo 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: anti-adhesive surfaces; Anti-biofilm agents; Anti-biofouling materials; Antibiotic-loaded biomaterials; Anti-infective materials; Anti-infective tissue regeneration membranes; Bioactive antibacterial coatings; Materials delivering antimicrobials; Covalent conjugation of antimicrobial peptides; (GTR/GBR) membrane with anti-infective properties; Implant infections; Multilayer antibacterial films; Periprosthetic infections; Photocatalytic coatings for hygienic surfaces; Technologies and nano-technologies for infection-resistant surfaces
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Anti-Infective Materials in Medicine and Technology
Prof. Dr. Alfons Baiker (Website)

Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich, Hönggerberg HCI, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: catalysis; aerogels; flame synthesis; mixed oxides; chiral surfaces; in situ spectroscopy; supercritical fluids
Dr. Federico Bella (Website)

Group for Chemistry and Energy Technologies - CHENERGY, GAME Lab Department of Applied Science and Technology-DISAT Politecnico di Torino C.so Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: dye-sensitized solar cells; lithium batteries; sodium batteries; lithium-sulfur batteries; supercapacitors; electrochromics; photoeletrochromics; perovskite solar cells; photopolymerization; polymer electrolytes; microfluidics; energy; electrodes; electrolytes; coatings; electrochemistry; chemometrics; design of experiments
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Electrode Materials
Dr. Arne Berner (Website)

Department of Trauma Surgery, Universitätsklinik, Franz-Josef-Strauß-Allee 1, 93053, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany
Interests: Tissue engineering; regenerative materials; biomaterials; bone regeneration; bone defects
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Regenerative Materials
Dr. Giorgio Biasiol (Website)

AMD - Advanced Material and Devices group, CNR-IOM, TASC Laboratory Laboratory, S.S. 14, Km 163.5 in Area Science Park, 34149 Basovizza (Trieste), Italy
Interests: compound semiconductor thin films and nanostructures; crystal growth and epitaxy; kinetics of epitaxial growth; photoemission spectroscopy and microscopy; coherent transport
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Epitaxial Materials
Prof. Dr. Alexander Bismarck (Website)

Department of Chemical Engineering Polymer &Composites Engineering (PaCE) Group Imperial College London South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: polymer composites; fibres; fibre-matrix interface; adhesion; colloid and interface science; porous polymers; multifunctional materials; nanocomposites; renewable composites; nanocellulose
Prof. Dr. Aldo R. Boccaccini (Website)

Institute of Biomaterials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, 91058 Erlangen, Germany; Visiting Professor, Department of Materials, Imperial College London, London SW7 2BP, UK
Interests: biomaterials; porous materials; scaffolds; tissue engineering; bioactive glasses; composite materials; waste recycling; carbon nanotubes; electrophoretic deposition; vascularization; bioceramics; biofabrication; bioactive coatings; drug delivery
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
Special Issue: Biodegradability of Materials in Biomedical Applications 2011
In other journals:
Special Issue: Biodegradability of Materials in Biomedical Applications 2011
PD Dr. Dominik Brühwiler (Website)

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Institute of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Einsiedlerstrasse 31, CH-8820 Wädenswil, Switzerland
Interests: mesoporous materials; zeolites; host-guest inclusion compounds; energy transfer; luminescence; solar energy conversion
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials
Prof. Dr. Walter Remo Caseri (Website1, Website2)

Department of Materials, ETH Zürich, HCI F 515, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 5, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: inorganic polymers; organometallic polymers; nanocomposites
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles
In other journals:
Special Issue: Polymer-Inorganic Hybrids and Their Applications
Special Issue: Polymer-Inorganic Hybrids and Their Applications 2014
Special Issue: Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles 2016
Prof. Dr. Daolun Chen (Website)

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3, Canada
Interests: mechanical properties; fatigue; fracture; deformation; microstructural characterization; welding and joining; lightweight materials (magnesium alloys, aluminum alloys, titanium alloys); advanced materials (bio- and nano-materials, composites)
Dr. Biqiong Chen (Website)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Interests: polymer nanocomposites, graphene, clay, elastomers, scaffolds, hydrogels, stimuli-responsive composites
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Polymer Nanocomposites
Prof. Dr. Changle Chen (Website)

Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Science & Technology of China, Jinzhai Rd 96, Hefei, China
Interests: metal based polymerization catalysts; olefin polymerization; polar monomers; conversion of CO2; ring-opening polymerization; carbon-based nano-materials; industrial engineering polymers
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Metal-Mediated Polymer Synthesis
Prof. Dr. Jérôme Chevalier (Website)

INSA Lyon, UMR CNRS 5510, 20 Avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne, Cedex, France
Interests: ceramics; organic-inorganic composites; biomaterials; mechanical properties; Brittle fracture and fatigue
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Ceramics for Healthcare
Special Issue: Ceramics for Healthcare 2013
Prof. Dr. Irene D'Amico (Website)

Information Centre, Market Square, Department of Physics, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
Interests: spin transport; spin dynamics; spintronics; semiconductor quantum dots; quantum computation; density functional theory
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Spintronics
Prof. Dr. J. Paulo Davim (Website)

Department Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Campus Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: composites; polymers and metallic alloys; tribology; biotribology; machining; micromanufacturing; sustainable manufacturing; mechanical engineering; manufacturing; materials
Prof. Dr. Umit B. Demirci (Website)

IEM (Institut Europeen des Membranes), UMR 5635 (CNRS-ENSCM-UM2), Universite Montpellier 2, Place E. Bataillon, F-34095, Montpellier, France
Interests: Boranes; Boron- and nitrogen-based materials; Chemical hydrogen storage; Hydrolytic and thermolytic dehydrogenation; Heterogeneous (metal) catalysis
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Hydrogen Storage Materials
In other journals:
Special Issue: Boron-Based (Nano-)Materials: Fundamentals and Applications
Dr. Ingo Dierking (Website)

The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
Interests: liquid crystals; chiral liquid crystals; ferroelectric liquid crystals; polymer stabilized liquid crystals; nanoparticles in anisotropic fluids; liquid crystal-nanotube dispersions; defects and defect dynamics; phase ordering in soft matter; fractal structures
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Liquid Crystals
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanomaterials in Liquid Crystals
Prof. Dr. Jaroslaw W. Drelich (Website)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: biomaterials, surfaces and interfaces, adhesion of fine particles, and materials characterization
Prof. Dr. Mady Elbahri (Website)

1.School of Chemical Technology- Nanochemistry and Nanoengineering, Aalto University, Kemistintie 1, 00076 Aalto, Finland 2. Institute for Materials Science - Nanochemistry and Nanoengineering, CAU-Kiel University, Kaiserstr. 2, D-24143 Kiel, Germany 3. Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht- Nanochemistry and Nanoengineering, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
Interests: functional nanomaterials and nanocomposites; smart materials; green nanotechnology; bio-nanotechnology; environmental remediation; nanophotonics and plasmonic
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles 2013
Special Issue: Green Nanotechnology
Special Issue: Renwable Solar Energy: Developments and Future Prespectives - Selected papers from INCORE2016 Confernce-Zewail City Egypt
Dr. Lioz Etgar (Website)

Institute of Chemistry , the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Casali center for applied Chemistry,The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, Jerusalem, 9190401, Israel
Interests: photovoltaic solar cells; physics of semiconductor materials; synthesis of nanomaterials; optical properties of nanomaterials; organic-inorganic perovskite; quantum dots; perovskite based solar cells; quantum solar cells; dye sensitized solar cells; photoactive materials
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Solar Energy Materials 2013
In other journals:
Special Issue: Perovskite Photovoltaic and Optoelectronics
Prof. Dr. Jordi Faraudo (Website)

Materials Simulation and Theory Department Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) Campus de la UAB, E-08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: soft matter; self-assembly; theory of colloidal forces; computer simulations
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Surface Forces and Thin Liquid Films
Prof. Dr. Luciano Feo (Website)

Department of Civil Engineering and Nano_Mates Center, University of Salerno, 84084 – Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: numerical and experimental analysis of materials and structures; structural strengthening of existing structures with FRP composite; materials; FRP composites bonded and bolted joints; NanoMaterials and NanoTechnology
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Innovative Materials in Civil Constructions
Special Issue: Green Materials and Construction
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanotechnology in Construction
Special Issue: Bolted and Bonded Joints in Fibre Reinforced Polymer Structures
Dr. Thomas Fiedler (Website)

Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle, Building ES 414, NSW 2308 Callaghan, Australia
Interests: Porous materials such as cellular metals and tissue engineering scaffolds; composite materials; thermal energy storage; characterisation of mechanical and thermal properties using experimental and numerical approaches
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Metal Foams: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
Dr. Jan Ingo Flege (Website)

Institute of Solid State Physics University of Bremen Otto-Hahn-Allee 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Interests: surface physics and chemistry, model heterogeneous catalysis, transition metal and rare-earth oxides, low-dimensional materials
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Epitaxial Materials 2015
Dr. Martin M. Frank (Website)

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, 1101 Kitchawan Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
Interests: silicon; compound semiconductors; metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs); high-k gate dielectrics; metal gate electrodes; ferroelectrics; semiconductor-dielectric interfaces
Prof. Dr. Duncan H. Gregory (Website)

School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
Interests: nitrides; chalcogenides; carbides; hydrides; synthesis; structure; solid state chemistry; materials chemistry
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: New Energy Materials
In other journals:
Special Issue: Innovative Inorganic Synthesis
Special Issue: Crystalline Hydrogen Storage Materials
Special Issue: Traversing the Boundaries of Inorganic Chemistry
Dr. Silvia Gross (Website)

Istituto per l'Energetica e le Interfasi, IENI-CNR, 35131- Padova, Italy; Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, University of Padova, Via Marzolo, 1, 35131- Padova, Italy
Interests: organic-inorganic hybrid materials; inorganic materials; inorganic coatings; sol-gel; hybrid coatings; surface characterisation
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Advances in Functional Hybrid Materials
Prof. Dr. Abdel Magid Hamouda (Website)

College of Engineering, Qatar University, P.O. Box 2713, Doha, Qatar
Interests: engineering materials and design; manufacturing processes;computational mechanics and AI in engineering
Prof. Dr. Klara Hernadi

Department of Applied and Environmental Chemistry, University of Szeged, H-6720 Szeged, Rerrich B. ter 1., Hungary
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; carbon nanotubes; nanocomposite materials; immobilization of biologically active units; cell-to-biomaterials interactions
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube
Special Issue: Photocatalytic Materials
Special Issue: Advancement of Photocatalytic Materials 2016
Prof. Dr. Douglas Ivey (Website)

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2V4
Interests: physical metallurgy; microstructural characterization; electron microscopy; electrodeposition of thin films; energy storage/conversion; metal-air batteries; super capacitors; solid oxide fuel cells; microalloyed steels
Prof. Dr. Jung Ho Je (Website)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, San 31 Hyojadong, Pohang, 790-784, Korea
Interests: wetting on soft material, drop impact, x-ray imaging; x-ray diffraction, organic nanowires, silicon carbide, microradiology; microtomography
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: X-ray Imaging in Materials Science
Dr. Nadia Jessel (Website)

Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Osteoarticular and Dental Regenerative Nanomedicine Laboratory, Faculté de Médecine, 11 rue Humann, Strasbourg, France
Interests: material science; nanomedicine; regenerative medicine; tissue engineering
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Therapeutics Delivery Systems for Regenerative Nanomedicine
Prof. Eduardo Júlio (Website)

Civil Engineering Department, Instituto Superior Técnico, Univ. of Lisbon, Av. Rovisco Pais, N. 1, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: concrete structures; strengthening techniques; bonding; interfaces
Prof. Dr. Frederik C. Krebs (Website)

Department of Energy Conversion and Storage, Technical University of Denmark, Frederiksborgvej 399, Building 111, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Interests: organic solar cells, roll-to-roll processing, tandem solar cells, organic electrochromics, solar cell testing
Prof. Dr. Sergey Kustov (Website)

Departament de Física, Universitat de les Illes Balears, E-07122, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Interests: Linear and non-linear anelasticity of solids, dynamics of lattice defects, magnetomechanical damping, magnetoelastic coupling, thermodynamics and kinetics of magnetostructural transitions and martensitic transformations, shape memory alloys
Prof. Dr. Peter Langer (Website)

Universität Rostock, Institut für Chemie, Abteilung für Organische Chemie, Albert-Einstein-Straße 3a, 18059 Rostock, Germany
Interests: organic synthesis; heterocycles; organic functional materials
Prof. Dr. Jai-Sung Lee (Website)

Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Hanyang University, ERICA Campus, Ansan 426-791, Korea
Interests: powder metallurgy; metal nanopowder fabrication; full density sintering; net-shaping process; powder injection molding; micro PM component; microstrucure and interface control
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Progress in Net-shaped PM (Powder Metallurgical) Parts
Dr. Dirk Lehmhus (Website)

ISIS Sensorial Materials Scientific Centre, University of Bremen, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Interests: porous and cellular metals, metal foams, syntactic foams, metal matrix syntactic foams, metal matrix composites, powder metallurgy, powder technology, finite element analysis, integrated computational materials engineering (ICME), smart structures, sensor integration, sensorial materials, structural health monitoring (SHM)
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Metal Foams: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
In other journals:
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 1st International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 2nd International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue: System-Integrated Intelligence and Intelligent Systems
Prof. Dr. Der-Jang Liaw (Website)

Doctor of Polymer Science, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, 43 Section 4, Keelung Road, Taipei, 106 Taiwan
Interests: polymerization techniques; photoelectric polymer materials; degradable polymers; modification of polymer surface; water soluble polymer; fluorescence polymer; including polycondensation; polyaddition; radical polymerization and metathesis polymerization; living polymerization and new carbon materias containing nanotube and graphene application
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Linert (Website1, Website2)

Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9/163-AC, A-1060 Wien, Austria
Interests: thermal and optical spin-state transitions; molecular magnets; isokinetic relationships; compensation effect; material science
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Advances in Molecular Magnets and related Phenomena
Prof. Dr. Dusan Losic (Website)

School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
Interests: nanomaterials; nanoengineering; nanomedicine; biosensing; bioseparations; functional biomaterials; bioinspired materials; drug-releasing implants; nano-carriers for drug delivery; diatom nanotechnology
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Advanced Nanomaterials for Biosensors
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanopore Sensors: Fabrications, Properties and Applications
Special Issue: Graphene Aerogels
Dr. Peter Loutzenhiser

Georgia Institute of Technology, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0405, USA
Interests: using concentrated solar energy for producing solar fuels; investigation of novel redox reactions for solar thermochemical cycles; chemical reduction of CO2 and mixtures of CO2-H2O in two-step solar thermochemical cycles with redox reactions
Prof. Dr. Rafael Luque Alvarez de Sotomayor

Departamento de Química Orgánica, Universidad de Córdoba, Campus de Rabanales, Edificio Marie Curie (C-3), Ctra Nnal IV, Km 396, E-14014, Córdoba, Spain
Interests: green chemistry; biomass valorization; heterogeneous catalysis; nanomaterial design
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Advances in Mesoporous Materials
Special Issue: Advances in Nanoporous Materials
Special Issue: Advances in Mesoporous Material 2015
Special Issue: Porous Carbonaceous Materials from Biomass
In other journals:
Special Issue: Catalytic Conversion of Biomass
Special Issue: Pyrolysis of Biomass
Dr. Sofoklis Makridis (Website)

Institute for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies (IREET) University of Bolton Greater Manchester BL3 5AB UK
Interests: hydrides; hydrogen storage and compression; nanocomposite intermetallics in polymer matrices; CFD modeling; permanent magnetic materials; carbon dioxide transport and capture; thermoelectrics
Dr. Geminiano Mancusi (Website)

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, Giovanni P. II street, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: constitutive behavior of innovative materials; mechanical modeling of composite structures; creep behavior of composites; bucking analysis; structural bonding; periodic materials; FE code development for structural problems
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Constitutive Behavior of Composite Materials
Prof. Dr. Evangelos Manias (Website)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
Interests: polymer and organic materials; soft materials; nanostructures; nanocomposites
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Stimuli Responsive Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Sanjay Mathur (Website)

Chair, Inorganic and Materials Chemistry, University of Cologne, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Greinstraße 6, D-50939 Cologne, Germany
Interests: nanoparticle synthesis/functionalization; sol-gel/hydrothermal methods; chemical vapour deposition techniques for coatings; semiconductor oxides; photocatalysis; functional surfaces for biomedical applications; nanodevices; sensors and detectors
Prof. Dr. Durga Misra (Website)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ 07102 USA
Interests: High-K Dielectrics Materials and Devices; Gate Stack Reliability; CMOS Devices on Alternate Substrates; Photodiodes
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: High-k Materials and Devices 2014
Prof. Dr. Reza Montazami (Website)

Department of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University, IA 50011, USA
Interests: smart materials; functional thin-films; ionic polymer membranes; electro-fuels; polymeric nanostructures
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Smart Polymers and Polymeric Structures
Prof. Dr. Marco Morreale (Website)

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Kore University of Enna, 94100– Enna, Italy
Interests: green composites; biocomposites; nanocomposites; biodegradable polymers; polymer blends; polymer processing; mechanical behaviour of polymer-based systems; rheological behaviour of polymer-based systems; aging of polymer-based systems; asphalts
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Green Composites
Dr. Gerald Anthony Murphy

Formerly Colorants Research Basel, BASF Schweiz AG (retired) Freelance editor and translator.
Interests: synthesis of dyes and pigments; anthraquinone; cyanine; azo and cationic dyes; electronic materials; process development and process safety
Prof. Javier Narciso

Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Alicante University, Apartdo 99, E-03080, Alicante, Spain
Interests: composite materials; bioinspired materials; carbon materials; Si based ceramics; lights alloys; materials chemistry
Prof. Dr. Beatriz Noheda (Website)

Solid State Materials for Electronics Group, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen (RUG), Nijenborgh 4, 9747AG- Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: thin films of functional oxides; ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials; ferroelectric; magnetic; and multiferroic thin films; (Synchrotron) X-ray diffraction; nanodomains and domain walls
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Ultra Thin Ferroic Materials
Prof. Dr. Ravi Pandey * (Website)

Department of Physics, Michigan Tech University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: Low-dimensional Nanostructures, Nano-Bio hybrid systems, Density Functional Theory, Electron Transport, Sensing Devices
* Fellow of American Physical Society
Prof. Dr. George Papanicolaou

Composite Materials Group (CMG), Department of Mechanical and Aeronautics Engineering, University of Patras, Patras GR-26500, Greece
Interests: Polymer Physics and Engineering; Mechanics of Micro- and Nano-Composite Materials; Sandwich structures; Micromechanical Modelling; Linear and Non-Linear Viscoelastic Behavior; Thermal Analysis; Dynamic-Mechanical Analysis; Impact Behavior; Environmental Effects-Fracture Mechanics; Adhesion; Interfaces and Interphases
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 5th International Conference on "Structural Analysis of Advanced Materials”
Prof. Dr. Lorena Pardo (Website)

Department of Materials for the Information Technologies. Institute of Materials Science of Madrid, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (ICMM-CSIC). c/Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, 3. Cantoblanco. 28049-Madrid, Spain
Interests: ferroelectric materials; piezoelectricity; dielectric properties; pyroelectric properties; mechanical properties; ceramics; ferroelectric domains; phase transitions; structure determination; microstructure and texture determination; composite materials; lead-free piezoceramics; photovoltaics; energy harvesting; energy storage; electromechanical resonances; ultrasonic generation
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Piezoelectric Materials
Prof. Dr. Greta Ricarda Patzke

Department of Chemistry, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH‐8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: transition metal‐based water oxidation catalysts; photocatalytic properties of oxide‐based nanomaterials; synthesis of nanomaterials and functional hybrid composites; mechanistic studies on photocatalytic reactions; synthesis and biomedical applications of polyoxometalates
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Progress in Nanomaterials Preparation
Prof. Dr. Joshua M. Pearce (Website)

Michigan Tech Open Sustainability Technology Lab, Department of Materials Science & Engineering and Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: photovoltaic materials; solar energy conversion; fused filament fabrication; applied sustainability; open source hardware
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Photovoltaic Materials and Electronic Devices
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Phillips (Website)

Department of Physics, Spanagel Hall, Room 203, 833 Dyer Road, Monterey, CA 93943-5216, USA
Interests: heterogeneous catalysts; carbon materials; plasma generated materials; dielectrics metal particle synthesis; material-radical interactions; energy storage; microcalorimetry; mossbauer spectroscopy; quantum mechanics; plasma physics
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Carbon Fibers
In other journals:
Special Issue: Carbon Fibers
Prof. Dr. Dirk Poelman (Website1, Website2)

Lumilab, Department of Solid State Sciences, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281-S1, B-9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: lighting, vision, luminescence, displays; thin film optics, photocatalysis, medical imaging, structural characterization
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Luminescent Materials 2011
Special Issue: Luminescent Materials and Devices
Prof. Dr. Nicola Pugno (Website)

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica Università di Trento, via Mesiano, 77 I-38123 Trento, Italy
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: Special Issue: Advances in Bio-inspired Materials
Prof. Dr. Erik Reimhult (Website1, Website2)

Head, Department of Nanobiotechnology, Instititute for Biologocially inspired materials, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Muthgasse 11-II, A-1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: colloidal science; surface science; liquid interfaces; nanoscience; nanoparticles; lipid membranes; polymer brushes; biointerfaces; biosensors
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Supported Lipid Membrane Surface Modifications and Applications
Special Issue: Surface Modification and Assembly of Magnetic Nanoparticle Materials
Special Issue: Biointerfaces and Materials
In other journals:
Special Issue: Guided Amphiphile and Lipid Membrane Self-Assembly
Prof. Dr. Georgios E. Romanos (Website)

Department of Periodontology, Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine, 106 Rockland Hall, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8700, USA
Interests: periodontal regeneration; wound healing; implant design; bone regeneration, cell signaling; lasers; periimplantitis treatment; connective tissue research; immediate loading of implants; management of complications
Prof. Dr. Andrew J. Ruys (Website)

Director of Biomedical Engineering (Education), Faculty of Engineering, University of Sydney, AMME J07, Sydney NSW 2006, Australia
Interests: biomedical engineering; synthesis and testing of biomaterials; the design of associated medical devices and technologies; bioceramics
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Bioceramics
In other journals:
Special Issue: Bio-Inspired Applications of Composites
Dr. Marco Salerno

IIT – Italian Institute of Technology, Nanophysics Department, 16163 Genova Italy
Interests: dental composites; biocompatible implant materials; anodic porous alumina; anodic porous titania; atomic force microscopy; nanoindentation; SERS
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Selected Papers from PHOTOPTICS 2014
Special Issue: Intermetallic Alloys: Fabrication, Properties and Applications
Special Issue: Advances in Physical and Wet-Chemical Methods for Inorganic Nanoparticles Synthesis
Dr. Prabir K. Sarker (Website)

Department of Civil Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
Interests: Concrete materials; Reinforced concrete structures; sustainable use of by-products in concrete; geopolymer concrete; durability of concrete
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Utilisation of By-Product Materials in Concrete
Prof. Dr. Heather Sheardown (Website)

Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, Room JHE-124A, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L7, Canada
Interests: ophthalmic biomaterials; ophthalmic drug delivery; polymers; surface modification; protein adsorption; cell material interactions; hydrogels; contact lenses; intraocular lenses
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Advances in Biomaterials
Special Issue: Biocompatibility of Materials 2013
In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Ophthalmic Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Armando J. D. Silvestre (Website)

Ciceco, Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: materials from renewable resources; cellulose; nanofibers; bacterial cellulose; natural polymers; bionanocomposites
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Advances in Cellulosic Materials
Special Issue: Advances in Cellulosic Materials 2014
Special Issue: Biobased Nanocomposite Functional Materials
Prof. Dr. Raman Singh (Website)

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
Interests: role of Nano-/Microstructure in corrosion/oxidation; stress corrosion cracking; graphene and other advanced coatings for corrosion mitigation; corrosion of magnesium alloys
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Corrosion of Materials
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Special Issue: Corrosion of Magnesium Alloys
Prof. Dr. Jordi Sort (Website)

Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) and Departament de Física, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: porous and continuous films; lithographed systems; amorphous alloys; nanocomposites; nanomagnetism; nanomechanics
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Titanium Materials for Biomedical Application 2013
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Special Issue: Ordered Mesoporous Nanomaterials
Special Issue: Nanoporous Metallic Alloys
Special Issue: Frontiers in Mesoporous Nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Juergen Stampfl (Website)

TU Wien Inst. fuer Werkstoffwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnologie Favoritenstrasse 9-11 A-1040 Wien, Austria
Interests: additive manufacturing technologies; 3D-printing; materials testing; polymers; ceramics; biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Steven L. Suib (Website)

Unit 3060, Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, 55 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-3060, USA
Interests: manganese oxides; catalysis; ceramics; nanotech; microwaves
Dr. Luyi Sun (Website)

Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering & Polymer Program, Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-3136, USA
Interests: polymers; composites; organic-inorganic hybrids; polymer processing; green science; solid state chemistry; layered compounds; clays; hydrates
Prof. Dr. Kiyonori Suzuki (Website)

Department of Materials Engineering, Monash University, Room 163, Building 19, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
Interests: magnetic materials; magnetic nanoparticles; amorphous alloys; hydrogen storage alloys; hydrogen permeation alloys
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Hydrogen Storage Alloys
Prof. Dr. Haolin Tang

State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, 122 Luoshi Road, Wuhan, China
Interests: fuel cells; Li-ion battery; electrochemical energy materials; nanostructured electrolyte; electrocatalyst; self-assembling hybrid materials
Dr. Franklin (Feng) Tao (Website)

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Interests: catalysis; nano science; materials synthesis
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Special Issue: Energy Storage and Conversion
Prof. Dr. Erman Tekkaya (Website)

Institut für Umformtechnik und Leichtbau Technische Universität Dortmund D-44221 Dortmund, Germany
Interests: Metal forming technology; lightweight manufacturing; modelling manufacturing processes; material characterization; plasticity; numerical methods; telemetric testing and manufacturing
Dr. Naozumi Teramoto (Website)

Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba Institute of Technology, 2-17-1 Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan
Interests: biomaterial; bio-based polymer; bioplastics; biodegradable polymer; biopolymer; composite material comprising a polymer matrix
Dr. Richard Thackray (Website)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sir Robert Hadfield Building, Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD, UK
Interests: metallurgy; steels; electrical steels; steelmaking; continuous casting; solidification; inclusion engineering; sustainable manufacturing; life cycle analysis
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Steels
Prof. Dr. Peter J. Uggowitzer (Website)

ETH Zurich Metal Physics and Technology Department of Materials HCI J490, Wolfgang-Pauli Str. 10 CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: light metals, biodegradable metals, metallic glasses, corrosion-resistant alloys, phase transformations. Contribution: Special issue: “Light Alloys and Their Applications”
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Light Alloys and Their Applications
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the International Aluminium Conference (INALCO) 2013
Prof. Dr. Subbu S. Venkatraman (Website)

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, N4.1-1-30, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798 Singapore
Interests: Gene and Drug Delivery; Polymers in Biomedical Devices; Biomaterial-Cell Interactions; Translation of Biomedical Research
Prof. Dr. Guoxiu Wang (Website)

Centre for Clean Energy Technology School of Chemistry and Forensic Science University of Technology Sydney Broadway, Sydney, NSW 2007, Australia
Interests: Lithium ion battery, Supercapacitor, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, Graphene, Carbon materials
Prof. Dr. Franz E. Weber (Website)

Center of Dental Medicine, Oral Biotechnology & Bioengineering/MKG, University of Zurich, Plattenstrasse 11, , CH-8032 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: hydrogels, bone substitute materials, additive manufacturing, GTR/GBR membranes, osteoconduction, osteoinduction, delivery of epigenetically active small chemicals, delivery of BMPs
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Novel Bone Substitute Materials
Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff (Website)

Materials Chemistry, Institute for Materials Science, University of Stuttgart, Heisenbergstr. 3, Room 2 V09 MPI- IS DE-70569 Stuttgart; Germany
Interests: solid state chemistry; perovskite-type oxides and oxynitrides; materials for energy conversion technologies; crystallography; thermoelectricity; analytical chemistry: exhaust gas catalysis
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Novel Thermoelectric Materials and Applications
Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner (Website)

Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials & TU Dresden, Center for Regenerative Therapies, Hohe Str. 06, 01069 Dresden, Germany
Interests: biomedical polymers; biointerfacial phenomena; hemocompatible materials; cell-instructive polymer matrices; bio-inspired materials
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Functional Polymers for Medical Applications
Dr. Mark T. Whittaker (Website)

Institute of Structural Materials, Bay Campus, Swansea University. SA1 8EN, Swansea, UK
Interests: Thermo-mechanical Fatigue; Creep; Fatigue Lifing; Ceramic Matrix Composites; Titanium Alloys; Nickel Based Superalloys
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Failure Analysis in Materials
In other journals:
Special Issue: Titanium Alloys
Special Issue: Titanium Alloys 2017
Dr. Vance Williams (Website)

Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby B.C., V5A 1S6, Canada
Interests: organic synthesis; liquid crystals; conjugated polymers; gels; self-assembly; molecular recognition; electronic materials; photochromism; novel aromatic systems
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Quasicrystals
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Special Issue: Molecular Symmetry
Dr. Nicole Zander

Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, US Army Research Laboratory Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005 USA
Interests: nanofibers, multifunctional materials, tissue engineering, antimicrobial materials, additive manufacturing, 3D printing, biomaterial interfaces and surfaces, bacterial adhesion
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Electrospun Materials
Prof. Dr. Jorge de Brito (Website)

Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal Country: Portugal
Interests: Sustainable construction (recycled aggregates in concrete and mortars); Bridge and building management systems; Buildings service life (prediction); Construction technology; Cementitious materials; Life Cycle Analysis

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