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Ms. Hui Liu

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MDPI Wuhan Office, No.6 Jingan Road, 5.5 Creative Industry Park, Floor 25th. 430064 Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
Tel. +86 27 87808658

Innovations in Materials Processing


Dr. Manoj Gupta

Materials Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NUS, 9 Engineering Drive 1, 117576 Singapore
Interests: microwave processing; solidification processing; powder processing; light weight materials (aluminum and magnesium); composites/nanocomposites
Prof. Dr. Jeremy O'Brien

Former Editor-in-Chief
H. H. Wills Physics Laboratory, Centre for Quantum Photonics, Department of Physics & Electrical Engineering, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL, UK
Interests: the fundamental and applied quantum mechanics at the heart of quantum information science and technology; prototypes for scalable quantum computing to generalised quantum measurements, quantum control, and quantum metrology

Editorial Board

Dr. Pedro Antonio Gutiérrez

AYRNA research group, Department of Computer Science and Numerical, Analysis, Rabanales Campus, Albert Einstein Building, 3rd floor. 14071, Córdoba, Spain
Interests: machine learning; neural networks; ordinal classification; evolutionary computation
Prof. Dr. Arthur J. Ragauskas

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37996-2200, USA
Interests: biofuels; cellulose; nanocellulose composites; lignin
Dr. Artur Jorge Afonso de Sousa

Department of Informatics, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Campus Politécnico de Repeses, 3504-510, Viseu, Portugal
Interests: eParticipation; eDemocracy; eGovernment; digital mediation; social media; information systems; databases
Prof. Dr. Kyoung Kwan Ahn

School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ulsan, 93 Daehak-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan, 680-749, Korea
Interests: IPMC modeling and control; SMA; electro active polymer; pneumatic artificial muscle; fluid power; energy harvesting; power assistant robot; rehabilitation robot; magneto-rheological fluid, electro-conjugate fluid
Prof. Dr. Dean M. Aslam

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, 2120 EB, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Interests: neural studies using microprobes; biochemical nanosensors; polycrystalline diamond (poly-C) sensors and MEMS (Bio; RF; Packaging); hands-on Lego-robotics modules for K-12; UG and graduate teaching
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Technology and Applications of Carbon-Based MEMS
Special Issue: Mind-Controlled Robotics
Special Issue: Mind-Controlled Robotics
Dr. Panagiotis G. Asteris

School of Pedagogical & Technological Education, Heraklion GR 141 21, Athens, Greece
Interests: structural engineering; earthquake engineering; masonry structures; historical & monumental structures
Dr. Sikha Bagui

Department of Computer Science, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL 32514, USA
Interests: database design; web databases; XML and OWL; data mining; association rule mining; data warehousing; computers in education
Prof. Dr. Marcantonio Catelani

Department of Information Engineering, University of Florence, via S.Marta , 3 - 50139 Firenze, Italy
Interests: measurements; technical diagnostics; reliability; availability; maintainability; risk assessment; safety evaluation; reliability test; measurement and characterization of new lead-free material
Prof. Dr. Fernando Cerdán

Department of Information Technologies and Communications, Polytechnic University of Cartagena, Antiguo Cuartel de Antigones (Campus Muralla del Mar), Plaza del Hospital 1, 30202 Cartagena, Spain
Interests: QoS in wired and wireless IP networks; deployment of ubiquitous services and applications; engineering education
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: QoS in Wired and Wireless IP Networks
Special Issue: Managing QoS and QoE Levels in Wired and Wireless Data Networks
Prof. Dr. Wenying Feng

Department of Computing & Information Systems and Department of Mathematics, Trent University, Peterborough , Ontario, K9J 7B8, Canada
Interests: mathematics; machine learning; data mining; network optimization; modeling and simulation; dynamical system modeling for computing and information systems; population dynamics
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: Nanotechnology in Construction
Special Issue: Bolted and Bonded Joints in Fibre Reinforced Polymer Structures
In other journals:
Special Issue: Innovative Materials in Civil Constructions
Special Issue: Green Materials and Construction
Dr. Chao-Ching Ho

Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, 123 University Road, Section 3, Douliou, Yunlin 64002, Taiwan
Interests: machine vision; machine prognostic system; machine learning; fire smoke detection; laser ablation; 3D calibration
Contribution: Special Issue: Laser Percussion Drilling Technology
Dr. Gareth Irwin

Cardiff School of Sport, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff, UK, CF23 6XD
Interests: biomechanics; sports science; sports medicine; kinematics kinetics; co-ordiantiorn; ubiquitous computer networks; human body sensors; sports technology; sports engineering; sports performance
Prof. Dr. Yoshiteru Ishida

Toyohashi University of Technology, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Tempaku, Toyohashi 441-8580, Japan
Interests: global and intelligent sensor networks; adaptive information systems; immunity-based systems; self-repairing networks; dynamical and relational networks; symmetry
Contribution: Special Issue: Self-Recognizing Machinery
In other journals:
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Japan 2012
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Japan 2015
Dr. Quynh Le

Department of Rural Health University of Tasmania Locked Bag 1372, Launceston, Tasmania, 7250 Australia
Interests: application of information technology (IT) in health and education; teaching and learning; Migrants' health and wellbeing; food security; heath literacy; health system services; maternity care services; rural health workforce
Prof. Dr. Nam-Trung Nguyen

Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4111, Australia
Interests: microfluidics; nanofluidics; lab on a chip; micro optofluidics; micro magnetofluidics
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Micromixers
Special Issue: Microfluidic Bioreactors and Organ-on-Chip Devices for Drug Screening and Disease Modeling
Special Issue: Recent Advances of BioMEMS and Their Applications
Prof. Dr. Xiongwei Ni

School of Engineering & Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK
Interests: multiphase mixing; crystallization; reaction engineering; modelling; flow chemistry; continuous reactors and crystallisers
Prof. Dr. John J. Regazzi

Palmer School of Library and Information Science, College of Education, Information and Technology, Long Island University, Brookville, New York 11548, USA
Interests: electronic information services; scholarly communications; professional workflow solutions; electronic publishing; strategic planning; information economics; the information industry
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Open Access - A Review after 10 Years
Special Issue: Feature Papers to Celebrate the Anniversary of Publications Journal
Prof. Dr. Luis Paulo Reis

School of Engineering University of Minho - DSI Campus de Azurém, 4800-058 Guimaraes, Portugal
Interests: artificial intelligence; intelligent robotics; information systems; intelligent simulation
Prof. Dr. José Ignacio Rojas Sola

Department of Engineering Graphics, Design and Projects, University of Jaen, Campus de las Lagunillas, s/n, Jaen 23071, Spain
Interests: engineering graphics; technical drawing; descriptive geometry; industrial heritage; industrial archaeology; history of technology; computer-aided design
Dr. Brett E. Shelton

Educational Technology Department,Boise State University, 1910 University Dr, Boise, ID 83725, USA
Interests: instructional games and simulations; immersive learning environments; vision and cognition
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Learning Technologies and Interactive Designs
Prof. Dr. Stephan Reitzenstein

Technische Universität Berlin, Institut für Festkörperphysik, Hardenbergstr. 36, D-10623 Berlin, Germany
Interests: quantum optical technologies for quantum communication; integrated quantum optics; development of deterministic micro- and nanofabrication technologies; optical properties and fundamental light-matter interaction of semiconductor micro- and nanostructures; quantum metrology using quantum light sources; nonlinear and coherent dynamics in coupled microsystems; development of practical non-classical light sources; development and study of quantum dot microlasers; nanoelectronics
Contribution: Special Issue: Quantum Technologies
Prof. Dr. Anders E. W. Jarfors

Department of Materials and Manufacturing, School of Engineering, Jönköping University, P.O. Box 1026, SE-551 11, Jönköping, Sweden
Interests: solidification processing; semisolid processing; light weight materials (aluminum and magnesium); metals mechanical behaviour; thermo-physical properties of metals
Contribution: Special Issue: Advanced Manufacturing Technologies for Novel Microstructures and Components Shapes
Prof. Dr. Paolo Veronesi

DIMANT (Design of Innovative Materials for New Technologies), Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari", Via Vivarelli 10, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: microwave processing of marterials; microwave applicator design; powder metallurgy; numerical simulation of electroheat processes; high entropy alloys; non ferrous alloys; heat treatment of metals
Contribution: Special Issue: Ceramic Technologies and Applications
Prof. Dr. Francesco Tornabene

Department of Civil, Chemical, Enviromental and Materials Engineering - DICAM, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Viale del Risorgimento 2, 40136 – Bologna (Bo), Italy
Interests: Theory of Shells; Plates; Arches & Beams; Generalized Differential Quadrature; FEM; SFEM; WFEM; IGA; SFIGA; WFIGA; Functionally Graded Materials; NanoMaterials and NanoTechnology
Dr. Salvatore Brischetto

Politecnico di Torino, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
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Interests: smart composite and FGM structures; multifield problems; hygro-thermal stress analysis; CNTs; inflatable structures; shell 3D and 2D numerical and exact solutions; additive manufacturing and UAVs
Prof. Dr. Frédéric C. Lebon

Mechanics and Acoustics Laboratory, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France
Interests: contact mechanics; interface mechanics; computational mechanics; heterogeneous materials
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