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Materials — Section Editors

Section Board for 'Structure Analysis and Characterization'

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

Prof. Dr. Jung Ho Je
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, San 31 Hyojadong, Pohang, 790-784, Korea
Fax: +82 54 279 2992
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Interests: wetting on soft material, drop impact, x-ray imaging; x-ray diffraction, organic nanowires, silicon carbide, microradiology; microtomography
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: X-ray Imaging in Materials Science
Prof. Dr. Pascal Van Der Voort
Centre for Ordered Materials, Organometallics and Catalysis (COMOC), Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, University of Ghent, Krijgslaan 281 (S3), 9000 Ghent, Belgium
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Interests: ordered mesostructure; metal organic frameworks (MOFs); periodic mesoporous organosilicas; adsorption; catalysis & catalytic materials
Prof. Dr. David N. McIlroy
Department of Physics, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Stillwater, OK, United States
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Interests: 1D nanostructures; sensors; surface science
Prof. Nikolai V. Tkachenko
Laboratory of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Tampere University of Technology, Korkeakoulunkatu 8, Fi-33720 Tampere, Finland
Tel. +358 40 748 4160
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Interests: Photoactive compounds; molecular films; self-assembled monolayers; organic-semiconductor hybrid nanostructures; quantum dots; photopysics and photochemistry; photoinduced electron transfer; organic and hybrid solar cells; ultrafast spectroscopy
Prof. Ian D. R. Mackinnon
Institute for Future Environments and Science and Engineering Faculty QUT Brisbane QLD Australia
Tel. +61 7 3138 7656
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Interests: mineralogy and crystallography; materials characterisation; clay minerals; zeolites and synthesis; high temperature superconductors; boron-based materials; water treatment processes; ion exchange materials and scale-up of materials production and use
Prof. Dr. Efrat Lifshitz
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Solid State Institute, Russell Burrie Nanotechnology Institute, Grand Technion Energy Program, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 32000, Israel
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Interests: Synthesis and magneto-optical characterization of colloidal semiconductor nanostructures (dots, rods, platelets); core/shell heterostructures; perovskites and layered semiconductors; Magneto-optical methodologies including magneto- photoluminescence, optically detected magnetic resonance, microwave modulated spectroscopy, confocal spectroscopy; Investigation of spin properties in nanostructures of various composition and morphology
Prof. Laszlo S. Toth
Laboratory of Excellence on Design of Alloy Metals for Low-Mass Structures, Lorraine University, Metz-Nancy, France
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Interests: mechanics of materials; crystal plasticity; textures; metallurgy; severe plastic deformation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Design of Alloy Metals for Low-Mass Structures
Prof. Dr. Filippo Berto
Department of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: fatigue of advanced and traditional materials; fracture mechanics; solid mechanics; structural integrity; additive materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Metals: Fatigue Damage
Special Issue in Metals: Mechanical Behavior of High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels
Special Issue in Materials: The Brittle Failure of Different Materials
Special Issue in Metals: Fracture Behaviour of Innovative Materials under Different Enviromental Conditions
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Mechanical Behaviour of Aluminium Alloys
Special Issue in Materials: Deformation, Fatigue and Fracture of Materials
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Multiscale Fatigue Design
Dr. Albena Lederer
Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Department Analysis, Dresden, Germany
Tel. +49-351-4658-491; Fax: +49-351-4658-9849
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Interests: Multifunctional macromolecular materials; biorelated polymers; macromolecular conformation; self-assembly in macromolecular and hybrid systems; scattering methods; separation techniques
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Separations: Size Separation Techniques
Prof. Dr. Guillermo Requena
Department of Metallic Structures and Hybrid Materials Systems, Institute for Materials Research, German Aerospace Centre, Linder Höhe, 51147, Cologne, Germany
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Interests: light alloys; metals for additive manufacturing; three-dimensional material characterization; synchrotron tomography; high energy synchrotron diffraction; aluminum alloys; titanium alloys; magnesium alloys; titanium aluminides; metal matrix composites; phase transformations; relationships microstructure-properties; thermo-mechanical behavior of metals
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Metals for Additive Manufacturing
Special Issue in Materials: Thermo-Mechanical Behaviour of Structural Lightweight Alloys
Special Issue in Metals: Modern Aerospace Materials
Prof. Dr. Gigliola Lusvardi
Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via G.Campi 183, 41125 Modena, Italy
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Interests: biomaterials: bioceramics, bioglasses, metallic nanoparticles, drug delivery systems, synthesis (traditional, sol-gel and sono-gel), functional biomaterials, surface functionalization,biosensors, characterization (x-ray diffraction, electron microscopy); materials for energy applications: inorganic photoluminescent pigments, synthesis (traditional) and characterization (x-ray diffraction, electron microscopy)
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Bioactive Glasses
Prof. Dr. Fei Tang
Department of Precision Instrument, Tsinghua University, Room 4206, Building 9003, Beijing, China
Interests: MEMS design and process, precision measurement and control technology, analytical instrument, biochip and microfluidic research, as well as electromechanical integration technology
Prof. Dr. Erman Tekkaya
Institut für Umformtechnik und Leichtbau Technische Universität Dortmund D-44221 Dortmund, Germany
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Interests: Metal forming technology; lightweight manufacturing; modelling manufacturing processes; material characterization; plasticity; numerical methods; telemetric testing and manufacturing
Dr. Thomas Fiedler
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle, Building ES 414, NSW 2308 Callaghan, Australia
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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 in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Metal Foams: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
Prof. Dr. George Papanicolaou
Composite Materials Group (CMG), Department of Mechanical and Aeronautics Engineering, University of Patras, Patras GR-26500, Greece
Tel. +30 2610 997 238
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 in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Selected Papers from the 5th International Conference on "Structural Analysis of Advanced Materials”
Prof. Dr. Irene D'Amico
Information Centre, Market Square, Department of Physics, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
Fax: +44 1904 322 214
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Interests: spin transport; spin dynamics; spintronics; semiconductor quantum dots; quantum computation; density functional theory
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Spintronics
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Luminescent Materials 2011
Special Issue in Materials: Luminescent Materials and Devices
Special Issue in Materials: State-of-the-Art Materials Science in Belgium 2017
Prof. Dr. Raman Singh
Departments of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne Vic 3800, Australia
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Interests: role of nano-/microstructure in corrosion/oxidation; stress corrosion cracking; graphene: a disruptive approach to corrosion mitigation and other applications; materials degradation in civil engineering applications and their advanced mitigation; environment-assisted degradation in various industrial systems; corrosion and assisted-cracking of magnesium alloys; failure analysis of metallic industrial components, surface and sub-surface characterization of corrosion; role of nano-/microstructure in materials/corrosion; microbiologically-induced corrosion and cracking
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Corrosion of Materials
Special Issue in Metals: Corrosion of Magnesium Alloys
Special Issue in Metals: High-Temperature Corrosion and Oxidation of Metals
Dr. Ingo Dierking
University of Manchester, School of Physics and Astronomy, Manchester, United Kingdom
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Interests: chirality effects, polymer modified liquid crystals, lyotropic graphene oxide liquid crystals, defect dynamics, nanoparticles in liquid crystals, electrophoresis in anisotropic fluids
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Liquid Crystals
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Nanomaterials in Liquid Crystals
Prof. Dr. Duncan H. Gregory
School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
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Interests: nitrides; chalcogenides; carbides; hydrides; synthesis; structure; solid state chemistry; materials chemistry
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Inorganics: Innovative Inorganic Synthesis
Special Issue in Materials: New Energy Materials
Special Issue in Crystals: Crystalline Hydrogen Storage Materials
Special Issue in Inorganics: Traversing the Boundaries of Inorganic Chemistry
Special Issue in Materials: State-of-the-Art Materials Science in UK 2017
Prof. Dr. Peter J. Uggowitzer
ETH Zurich Metal Physics and Technology Department of Materials HCI J490, Wolfgang-Pauli Str. 10 CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 6322554
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Interests: light metals, biodegradable metals, metallic glasses, corrosion-resistant alloys, phase transformations. Contribution: Special issue: “Light Alloys and Their Applications”
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Light Alloys and Their Applications
Special Issue in Materials: Selected Papers from the International Aluminium Conference (INALCO) 2013
Prof. Dr. Silvia Gross
University of Padova, via Francesco Marzolo 1, 35131 Padova, Italy
Fax: +39 049 8275161
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Interests: wet chemistry and colloidal routes for inorganic materials, confined space, crystallisation phenomena
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Advances in Functional Hybrid Materials
Special Issue in Coatings: Advances in Functional Inorganic Coatings
Special Issue in Materials: Green and Unconventional Routes for the Synthesis of Crystalline Inorganic Materials —Selected Papers from AIM 2018
Prof. Jaroslaw W. Drelich
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Fax: (906) 487-2934
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Interests: applied surface chemistry, wetting phenomena, surface forces, smart surfaces, biomaterials/biointerfaces
Prof. Dr. Douglas Ivey
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2V4
Tel. +1 780-492-2957; Fax: +1 780 492 2881
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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
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