Materials — Editors

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Materials Editorial Office
MDPI AG, St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
Mr. Leo Jiang

Managing Editor
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China


Materials for Energy Applications

Advanced Composites

Structure Analysis and Characterization

Porous Materials

Manufacturing Processes and Systems


Prof. Dr. Maryam Tabrizian

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine/Faculty of Dentistry, Duff Medical Science Building, Room 313, 3775 University Street, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, Canada
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
Prof. Dr. Andreas Taubert *

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.

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Jorge de Brito

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
Prof. Dr. Umit B. Demirci

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Hydrogen Storage Materials
In other journals:
Special Issue: Boron-Based (Nano-)Materials: Fundamentals and Applications
Dr. Lioz Etgar

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Solar Energy Materials 2013
In other journals:
Special Issue: Perovskite Photovoltaic and Optoelectronics
Prof. Dr. Jordi Faraudo

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Surface Forces and Thin Liquid Films
Prof. Dr. Jai-Sung Lee

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Progress in Net-shaped PM (Powder Metallurgical) Parts
Prof. Dr. Dirk Poelman

Lumilab, Department of Solid State Sciences, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281-S1, B-9000 Gent, Belgium
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Interests: lighting, vision, luminescence, displays; thin film optics, photocatalysis, medical imaging, structural characterization
Contribution: Special Issue: Luminescent Materials 2011
Special Issue: Luminescent Materials and Devices
Prof. Dr. Andrew J. Ruys

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Bioceramics
In other journals:
Special Issue: Bio-Inspired Applications of Composites
Prof. Dr. Raman Singh

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Corrosion of Materials
In other journals:
Special Issue: Corrosion of Magnesium Alloys
Dr. Luyi Sun

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. Franz E. Weber

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Novel Bone Substitute Materials
Prof. Dr. Jun-ichi Anzai

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8578, Japan
Interests: biosensor; polymer materials; stimuli-sensitive materials; LbL films
Contribution: 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

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Anti-Infective Materials in Medicine and Technology
Prof. Dr. Alexander Bismarck

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. Jérôme Chevalier

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Ceramics for Healthcare
Special Issue: Ceramics for Healthcare 2013
Dr. Ingo Dierking

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Liquid Crystals
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanomaterials in Liquid Crystals
Prof. Dr. Jaroslaw W. Drelich

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

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
Contribution: 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
Prof. Dr. Duncan H. Gregory

School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
Interests: nitrides; chalcogenides; carbides; hydrides; synthesis; structure; solid state chemistry; materials chemistry
Contribution: 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
Prof. Dr. Douglas Ivey

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
Dr. Nadia Jessel

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Therapeutics Delivery Systems for Regenerative Nanomedicine
Prof. Dr. Frederik C. Krebs

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. Dusan Losic

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Advanced Nanomaterials for Biosensors
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanopore Sensors: Fabrications, Properties and Applications
Special Issue: Graphene Aerogels
Prof. Dr. Beatriz Noheda

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Ultra Thin Ferroic Materials
Prof. Dr. Ravi Pandey *

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. Jonathan Phillips

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Carbon Fibers
In other journals:
Special Issue: Carbon Fibers
Prof. Dr. Nicola Pugno

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Bio-inspired Materials
Prof. Dr. Georgios E. Romanos

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. Armando J. D. Silvestre

Ciceco, Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: materials from renewable resources; cellulose; nanofibers; bacterial cellulose; natural polymers; bionanocomposites
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Cellulosic Materials
Special Issue: Advances in Cellulosic Materials 2014
Special Issue: Biobased Nanocomposite Functional Materials
Prof. Dr. Jordi Sort

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Titanium Materials for Biomedical Application 2013
In other journals:
Special Issue: Ordered Mesoporous Nanomaterials
Special Issue: Nanoporous Metallic Alloys
Special Issue: Frontiers in Mesoporous Nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Peter J. Uggowitzer

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”
Contribution: Special Issue: Light Alloys and Their Applications
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the International Aluminium Conference (INALCO) 2013
Prof. Dr. Subbu S. Venkatraman

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

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. Carsten Werner

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
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Functional Polymers for Medical Applications
Dr. Silvia Gross

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Functional Hybrid Materials
Dr. Geminiano Mancusi

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Constitutive Behavior of Composite Materials
Prof. Dr. J. Paulo Davim

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. Alfons Baiker

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
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
Prof. Dr. Reza Montazami

Department of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University, IA 50011, USA
Interests: smart materials; functional thin-films; ionic polymer membranes; electro-fuels; polymeric nanostructures
Contribution: Special Issue: Smart Polymers and Polymeric Structures
Dr. Sofoklis Makridis

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. Franklin (Feng) Tao

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Interests: catalysis; nano science; materials synthesis
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Energy Storage and Conversion
Prof. Dr. Juergen Stampfl

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. Heather Sheardown

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Biomaterials
Special Issue: Biocompatibility of Materials 2013
In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Ophthalmic Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Changle Chen

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
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Metal-Mediated Polymer Synthesis
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
Contribution: 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. Giorgio Biasiol

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Epitaxial Materials
Prof. Dr. Aldo R. Boccaccini

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
Contribution: 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

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials
Prof. Dr. Walter Remo Caseri

Department of Materials, ETH Zürich, HCI F 515, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 5, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland
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Interests: inorganic polymers; organometallic polymers; nanocomposites
Contribution: 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

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)
Prof. Dr. Luciano Feo

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
Contribution: 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. Martin M. Frank

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. Abdel Magid Hamouda

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube
Special Issue: Photocatalytic Materials
Special Issue: Advancement of Photocatalytic Materials 2016
Prof. Dr. Jung Ho Je

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
Contribution: Special Issue: X-ray Imaging in Materials Science
Prof. Dr. Sergey Kustov

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

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. Der-Jang Liaw

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

Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9/163-AC, A-1060 Wien, Austria
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Interests: thermal and optical spin-state transitions; molecular magnets; isokinetic relationships; compensation effect; material science
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Molecular Magnets and related Phenomena
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. Evangelos Manias

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

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
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. 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
Contribution: Special Issue: Progress in Nanomaterials Preparation
Prof. Dr. Erik Reimhult

Head, Department of Nanobiotechnology, Instititute for Biologocially inspired materials, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Muthgasse 11-II, A-1190 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: colloidal science; surface science; liquid interfaces; nanoscience; nanoparticles; lipid membranes; polymer brushes; biointerfaces; biosensors
Contribution: 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
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
Contribution: 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
Prof. Dr. Steven L. Suib

Unit 3060, Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, 55 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-3060, USA
Interests: manganese oxides; catalysis; ceramics; nanotech; microwaves
Prof. Dr. Kiyonori Suzuki

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Hydrogen Storage Alloys
Dr. Naozumi Teramoto

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
Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Novel Thermoelectric Materials and Applications
Dr. Vance Williams

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Quasicrystals
In other journals:
Special Issue: Molecular Symmetry
Prof. Dr. Irene D'Amico

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Spintronics
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 5th International Conference on "Structural Analysis of Advanced Materials”
Prof. Dr. Dinesh Agrawal

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Microwave Processing of Materials
Special Issue: Microwave Materials Processing
Dr. Richard Thackray

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Steels
Prof. Dr. Durga Misra

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
Contribution: Special Issue: High-k Materials and Devices 2014
Prof. Eduardo Júlio

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
Dr. Dirk Lehmhus

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)
Contribution: 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. Lorena Pardo

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Piezoelectric Materials
Dr. Jan Ingo Flege

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Epitaxial Materials 2015
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Electrospun Materials
Dr. Biqiong Chen

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Interests: polymer nanocomposites, graphene, clay, elastomers, scaffolds, hydrogels, stimuli-responsive composites
Contribution: Special Issue: Polymer Nanocomposites
Prof. Dr. Marco Morreale

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Green Composites
Dr. Federico Bella

Group for Chemistry and Energy Technologies - CHENERGY, GAME Lab Department of Applied Science and Technology-DISAT Politecnico di Torino 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
Contribution: Special Issue: Electrode Materials
Dr. Thomas Fiedler

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Metal Foams: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
Dr. Arne Berner

Department of Trauma Surgery, Universitätsklinik, Franz-Josef-Strauß-Allee 1, 93053, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany
Interests: Tissue engineering; regenerative materials; biomaterials; bone regeneration; bone defects
Contribution: Special Issue: Regenerative Materials
Dr. Prabir K. Sarker

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Utilisation of By-Product Materials in Concrete
Dr. Mark T. Whittaker

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Failure Analysis in Materials
In other journals:
Special Issue: Titanium Alloys
Prof. Dr. Erman Tekkaya

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
Prof. Dr. Joshua M. Pearce

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Photovoltaic Materials and Electronic Devices
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