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Professor Thomas Nann

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
Interests: nanoparticles; colloids and surfaces; surface functionalisation; synthesis methods; spectroscopy; electrochemistry; transmission electron microscopy; energy conversion; water splitting; drug delivery; nanomedicine

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Yurii K. Gun'ko

School of Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Interests: quantum dots; magnetic nanomaterials; carbon nanomaterials; nano-bio-technology; biological imaging
Contribution: Special Issue: Magnetic Nanomaterials
Special Issue: Nanoparticles in Bioimaging
Prof. Dr. Sebastien Lecommandoux

Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques (LCPO), Bordeaux-INP, Université de Bordeaux, CNRS, 16 avenue Pey Berland, 33607 Pessac cedex, France
Interests: block copolymer self-assembly; stimuli-responsive nanostructures; polymersomes; hybrid polymer/nanoparticles structures; therapeutic applications; drug delivery systems; theranostics
Prof. Dr. John H. T. Luong

Analytical and Biological Chemistry Research Facility, University College Cork, College Road, Cork, Ireland
Interests: chemical/physical synthesis; laser ablation; surface chemistry; bioconjugation; biosensing; immunoassays; DNA; aptamers
Contribution: Special Issue: Emerging Applications of Cellulose Nanocrystal and Its Composites
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: Ordered Mesoporous Nanomaterials
Special Issue: Frontiers in Mesoporous Nanomaterials
In other journals:
Special Issue: Titanium Materials for Biomedical Application 2013
Special Issue: Nanoporous Metallic Alloys
Prof. Dr. François Baneyx

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Box 351750, Seattle, WA 98195-1750, USA
Interests: nanobiotechnology; protein aided nanomanufacturing; hybrid nanostructures; molecular biomimetics; organic-inorganic interface
Contribution: Special Issue: Trends of Nanomaterials in Life Sciences
Prof. Dr. Mathias Brust

Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool, Crown Street, Liverpool L69 7ZD, UK
Interests: metal nanoparticles; biomimetic nanotechnology; nanomedicine; electrochemistry; catalysis
Prof. Dr. Chih-hung Chang

School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon 97331-4003, USA
Interests: nanostructured thin films; nanomaterial processing; thin film electronics & PVs; microreaction technology
Prof. Dr. Shirley Chiang

Department of Physics, University of California, Davis, CA 95616-5270, USA
Interests: nanotechnology; nanomaterials; surface microscopy; surface physics and chemistry; scanning probe microscopy (STM, AFM, ultrahigh vacuum); low energy electron microscopy (LEEM); x-ray photoemission spectroscopy (XPS); metals on semiconductors; graphene, adsorption on surfaces; surface phase transitions
Contribution: Special Issue: New Developments in Nanomaterial Analysis
Prof. Dr. Helmut Cölfen

Physical Chemistry, Universität Konstanz, Universitätsstraße 10, Box 714, D-78457 Konstanz, Germany
Interests: nucleation; nanoparticle self organization; non classical crystallization; mesocrystals; biomineralization; nanoparticle analysis by fractionating methods
Prof. Dr. Larry Dalton

Center for Nanotechnology, Bagley Hall 202, University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195-1700, USA
Interests: silicon nanophotonics; nanoplasmonics; nano-engineered soft matter; nano-imprint lithography; nanophotonics; nano-optics; sub-wavelength optics; electro-optic materials; optoelectronic materials; quantum and statistical mechanical methods metamaterials nanocomposites phase-separating block copolymers nanoelectronics photonic/electronic integration; nanosensors lattice dimensionality
Prof. Dr. Jiye (James) Fang

Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000, USA
Interests: synthesis of shape- and size-controlled metallic nanocrystals and their electrocatalytic applications in fuel cells (both anode and cathode); self-assembly and superstructure of nanopolyhedra (both single- and binary compositions); synthesis of semiconductor nanocrystals and their thermoelectric/photovoltaic applications; synthesis of 1D and core-shell structured functional nanomaterials; high-pressure exploration of nanopolyhedron-based superlattices
Contribution: Special Issue: From Molecules to Nanomaterials
Special Issue: Nanomaterials for Energy and Sustainability Applications
In other journals:
Special Issue: From Molecules to Nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Hermenegildo García

Instituto Universitario de Tecnología Química CSIC‐UPV, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Av. De los Naranjos s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Interests: catalysis; solar fuels; graphene
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanoparticles for Catalysis
Prof. Dr. Justin Gooding

School of Chemistry and Australian Centre for NanoMedicine, The University of New South Wales Sydney, NSW, 2052 Australia
Interests: electrochemical sensors; DNA sensors; metal ion sensors; carbon nanotubes; surface modification; self-assembled monolayers; cell chips; electron transfer; porous silicon
Dr. Yoshihiro Ito

Nano Medical Engineering Laboratory, RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Saitama 351-0198, Japan
Interests: nanomedicine; drug delivery; self-assembly; nanoparticles; colloids and surfaces; surface functionalisation; synthesis methods; energy conversion
Contribution: Special Issue: Selected Papers from ICMAT Symposium M “Advanced Nano and Polymeric Materials for Biological and Health Care Applications”
Prof. Arben Merkoçi

Nanobioelectronics & Biosensors Group, Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), Campus de la UAB, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain
Interests: nanobiosensors; nanoparticles; graphene; electrochemistry; nanomedicine; lab-on-a-chip; microfluidics; paper-based sensors; nanomotors
Prof. Dr. Günter Oberdörster

Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester, Elmwood Avenue, Med. Ctr. Box 850, MRBx Bldg., Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Interests: inhalation toxicology; nanomaterials; aerosol characterization; pulmonary effects; biokinetics; secondary organ effects; dosimetry of inhaled substances; extrapolation modeling animals to humans; risk assessment
Dr. Jorge Pérez-Juste

Departamento de Quimica Fisica, Universidade de Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain
Interests: nanoparticles; surface functionalisation; synthesis methods; self-assembly; biosensors; catalysis
Dr. Stephen Ralph

School of Chemistry, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, 2522, Australia
Interests: applications of conducting polymers and carbon nanotubes; membrane filtration; inorganic chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Frontiers in Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology
Prof. Dr. Seeram Ramakrishna

National University of Singapore, CREATE Research Wing, Level 3, 1 Create Way, Singapore 138602
Center for Nanofibers and Nanotechnology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, CREATE Research Wing, Level 3, 1 Create Way, Singapore 138602
Guangdong-Hongkong-Macau Institute of CNS Regeneration (GHMICR), Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China
Interests: nanofibers; nanoparticles; biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Vincent T. Remcho

Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331-4003, USA
Interests: flow-based nanomaterials synthesis; microfluidic systems for chemical analysis; applications of nanomaterials in energy storage and harvesting
Prof. Dr. Andrey Rogach

The Semiconductor and Metal Nanocrystals Group, Department of Physics and Materials Science, College of Science and Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Hong Kong
Interests: synthesis, assembly and optical spectroscopy of colloidal semiconductor and metal nanocrystals and their hybrid structures, and their use for energy-related applications
Prof. Dr. Sohrab Rohani

Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Western Ontario (UWO), London, ON, Canada
Interests: crystallization of pharmaceuticals, zeolitic and namaterials; polymorphism; control of continuous and batch crystallization processes; solubility prediction
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Crystallization of Pharmaceuticals
Prof. Dr. Sudipta Seal

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Medicine, Advanced Materials Processing Analysis Center, Nanoscience Technology Center, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
Interests: rare earths; oxides; nano-micro; nanomedicine; sensors; surface engineering; materials in general; energy; catalysis
Prof. Dr. Alexander M. Seifalian

UCL Centre for Nanotechnology and Regenerative Medicine, University College London, London, UK
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Artificial Organs
Dr. Subramanian Tamil Selvan

Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), 3 Research Link, 117602, Singapore
Interests: nanoparticles; quantum dots; synthesis; surface functionalization; optical and magnetic properties; multifunctional nanoparticles; bioimaging; drug delivery; nanomedicine; biomaterials; Tissue Engineering; Personal Care; polymer composites; solar cells
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanoparticles in Theranostics
Special Issue: Selected Papers from ICMAT Symposium M “Advanced Nano and Polymeric Materials for Biological and Health Care Applications”
Prof. Dr. Mo Song

Department of Materials, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK
Interests: polymer/nanoclay/carbon nanotube/exfoliated graphite nanocomposites; conductive polymer materials for thermal management and electronics; functionalized mesoporous materials; functional nanostructured material coatings; physics and chemistry of carbon nanotube and graphene; chitosan-based biopolymers; computer simulation of polymers; modern thermal analysis of polymers; light weight polymer nanocomposite amour; carbon based nanostructured materials for energy storage
Prof. Dr. Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava

School of Physics, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4 4QL, UK
Interests: electronic band structure; phonon modes; electron-phonon interaction; phonon-phonon interaction; thermal conductivity; nanophononics; thermoelectric materials
Prof. Dr. Robert Tanguay

Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331-4003, USA
Interests: developmental toxicity; high throughput screening; nanotoxicology; zebrafish; gene expression, miRNAs, and systems toxicology
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanotoxicology
Special Issue: Advancements in Nanotoxicology
In other journals:
Special Issue: Zebrafish as a Model for Assessing Chemical Toxicity
Prof. Dr. Richard Tilley

Electron Microscope Unit, Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: nanoparticle research; electron microscopy
Contribution: Special Issue: Conference on Nanomaterials 2011
Prof. Dr. Huanting Wang

Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
Interests: nanoporous materials; nanocomposite materials; separation membranes; fuel cells, and water treatment
Prof. Dr. Lianzhou Wang

ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials, School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072 Australia
Interests: nanomaterial synthesis, self-assembly processes, new materials for applications inphotocatalysis, solar cells, electrochemistry, and environmental purification
Prof. Dr. Baoshan Xing

Stockbridge School of Agriculture, College of Natural Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
Interests: environmental & soil chemistry; sorption of organic contaminants; engineered nanoparticles; biochar characterization and use
Prof. Dr. Miqin Zhang

Departments of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington, 302L Roberts Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Interests: nanomaterials; nanoparticles; nanomedicine; nanobiotechnology; nanomaterials processing; biomaterials; drug delivery; cancer imaging; cancer treatment; surface modification; tissue engineering; biosensor; micro/nano devices
Prof. Dr. Guanying Chen

1 School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China
2 Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics,University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260-3000, USA
Interests: biophotonics; nanomaterials; nanostructured solar cells; nanomedcine
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanostructured Solar Cells
Dr. Eva Pellicer

Ramon y Cajal Researcher, Gnm3 group, Physics Department, Cc (C3/210) building, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: electrodeposition; metallic micro- and nanostructures; ordered mesoporous metal oxides; nanocasting; magnetic properties; electrocatalytic properties
Contribution: Special Issue: Ordered Mesoporous Nanomaterials
Special Issue: Frontiers in Mesoporous Nanomaterials
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanoporous Metallic Alloys
Prof. Zafar Iqbal

Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
Interests: plasma synthesis; biological fuel cells; organic solar cells; Raman spectroscopy; chromatic sensors; electrochemistry
Prof. Dr. Yuan Chen

School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies, The University of Sydney, Australia
Interests: carbon nanomaterial; carbon nanotube; graphene; catalysis; nanotoxicology; supercapacitor
Prof. Dr. Hans Agren

Division of Theoretical Chemistry and Biology, School of Biology, Royal Institute of Technology, SE-10609 Stocholm, Sweden
Interests: theorectial chemistry; quantum-classical modelling; light-matter interaction; spectroscopy; nanobiotechnology; plasmonic and upconverting nanoparticles
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanostructured Solar Cells
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