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Prof. Dr. Gabi Chaushu
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1. Head, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva 49100, Israel
2. Departments of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 61000, Israel
Interests: oral surgery; minimally invasive surgery; postoperative morbidity; dental implants; bone substitutes; block graft; bone graft
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Prof. Dr. Joseph Nissan
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Department of Oral Rehabilitation, School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
Interests: fixed prosthodontics; implant dentistry; aesthetic dentistry
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Dr. Cristóbal Verdugo-Escamilla
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Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra, CSIC-UGR, 18100 Armilla, Granada, Spain
Interests: crystal engineering; biomineralization; X-ray powder diffraction techniques, X-ray materials characterization
Prof. Dr. Nico P. Avdelidis
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Computer Vision and Systems Laboratory (CVSL), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Laval University, Quebec City, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
Interests: NDT; health diagnostics; non-invasive imaging; autonomous systems inspections; composites; structures; thermal imaging; monitoring
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Prof. Dr. Nicola Morley
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Interests: functional magnetic materials and devices
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Prof. Dr. Ion Sandu
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Faculty of Geography and Geology, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi, 700506 Iasi, Romania
Interests: nanomaterials; unconventional preservation treatment and restoration procedures; compatibility of old artistic techniques; protective film, composites; alloys; ceramics; thin layers; preservation and restoration, X-ray, laser, and thermal treatments
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Dr. Marco P. Silva
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Centre for Mechanical and Aerospace Science and Technologies, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal
Interests: polymer based composites; electroactive materials; structural integrity materials; materials engineering
Prof. Dr. Michael Tringides
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Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Interests: nanostructure growth; ultrathin films; 2D materials
Dr. Vittorio Checchi
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Department of Surgery, Medicine, Dentistry and Morphological Sciences, Unit of Dentistry and Oral-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41121 Modena, Italy
Interests: dentistry; restorative dentistry; dental implants; bone grafts; periodontology; dental hygiene
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Dr. Satender Kataria
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Department of Electronic Devices, RWTH Aachen University, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Interests: graphene; two-dimensional materials; CVD; sensors; energy
Prof. Dr. Jerzy E. Garbarczyk
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Faculty of Physics, Warsaw University of Technology, Koszykowa 75, 00-662 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: solid state ionics; ionic and mixed electronic–ionic conductors used in energy conversion and storage systems; nanomaterials; thermal nanocrystallization of glasses; glass–ceramics
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Dr. Roberto Bergamaschini
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Department of Materials Science, University of Milano - Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Interests: epitaxy; crystal growth modeling; semiconductors; phase-field; nanostructures
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Prof. Dr. Tae-Sik Jang
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Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Chosun University, Gwangju 61452, Korea
Interests: biomaterials; surface modifications; plasma treatments; nanostructured surfaces; 3D printing; scaffolds
Prof. Dr. Marini Paola
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Department of Environmental, Land and Infrastructure Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, 24 - 10129 Turin, Italy
Interests: ornamental stones; raw materials; asbestos; waste recycling
Dr. Hong Lu

Department of Materials and Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
Interests: growth, characterization and applications of new electronic materials and material structures, which involve using and developing molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) growth techniques for synthesis of the materials
Prof. Dr. Dimos Triantis
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Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of West Attica, 122 43 Aigaleo, Greece
Interests: electric properties of materials; mechanically stimulated weak electric signals; acoustic emissions; dielectric spectroscopy of solid materials
Prof. Dr. Andrea Dorigato
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Trento, Via Sommarive 9, 38123 Trento, Italy
Interests: polymer; nanocomposites; composites; mechanical properties; thermal properties; thermal energy storage; LCA analysis
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Dr. Antonio Vettoliere
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Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems “Eduardo Caianiello”, Italian National Research Council, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices (SQUIDs) and their applications; Josephson effect; magnetic sensors
Prof. Dr. Chongdu Cho
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Inha University, Incheon 22212, Korea
Interests: computational mechanics of materials and application; mechanics of composite materials and structures; solid actuators
Dr. Youngmin Kang
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Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Korea National University of Transportation, Chungju 27469, Korea
Interests: magnetic and dielectric materials; electromagnetic wave absorption materials; permanent magnet; thin films
Dr. Antonio Telesca
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Scuola di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Viale dell’Ateneo Lucano 10, 85100 Potenza, Italy
Interests: building materials; construction materials; civil engineering materials; construction; construction engineering
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Prof. Dr. M. Clara Gonçalves
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Chemical Engineering Department, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: silica; titania; sol-gel; nanoparticles; hybrid membranes; flexible glass; magnetic glass
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Prof. Dr. Yanzhong Pei
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Department of Inorganic Materials, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China
Interests: renewable energy; thermoelectrics; transport properties
Dr. Andrey Kistanov
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Nano and Molecular Systems Research Unit, Center for Advanced Steels Research, University of Oulu, 90014 Oulu, Finland
Interests: environmental stability of 2D materials
Prof. Dr. Federico Cindolo
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1. Director of Research, Institute National for Nuclear Physics, 40127 Bologna, Italy
2. Senior Associate Scientist, European Organization for Nuclear Research, 1211 Meyrin, Switzerland
Interests: experimental physics; particle physics
Dr. Isabel Del Hierro

Departamento de Química Inorgánica y Analítica (E.S.C.E.T.), Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, 28933 Móstoles, Madrid, Spain
Interests: materials chemistry; inorganic chemistry; catalysis
Prof. Dr. José A. Jiménez
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Department of Chemistry and Physics, College of Science and Mathematics, Augusta University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
Interests: glass chemistry and physics; thin films; nanomaterials; optical materials; plasmonics; luminescence and optical spectroscopy of solids
Prof. Dr. Maria Pia Ferraz
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Biocomposites Group, Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal
Interests: biomaterias; bacterial adhesion to biomaterials; antimicrobial resistance; microbiome
Prof. Dr. Marcella Bini
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Dept. of Chemistry, University of Pavia, viale Taramelli 16, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: energy; batteries; electrode materials; nanomaterials; ceramic materials; solid state chemistry; powder diffraction; SEM microscopy; synthesis
Prof. Dr. Lingxue Kong
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Centre for Material and Fibre Innovation, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, VIC 3216, Australia
Interests: micro and nanosystems using microfluidics and nanofluidics for biomedical and environmental applications; micro and nano characterization
Prof. Dr. Carlos Thomas
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University of Cantabria, E.T.S. de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, Av./Los Castros 44, 39005 Santander, Spain
Interests: eco-efficient concrete; recycled aggregate concrete; mechanical and durability properties; fatigue behavior; EAFS
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Dr. Sebastiano Garroni
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Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy University of Sassari, I-07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: mechanochemistry; heterogeneous catalysis; lead-free piezoceramics; solid state hydrogen storage; materials for carbon dioxide conversion and transformation; solar-driven photocatalysis
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Prof. Dr. Giulio De Filippis
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Dipartimento di Fisica “E. Pancini”, Università di Napoli “Federico II”, Monte S. Angelo, Via Cinthia, I-80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: electron phonon interaction; strongly correlated electrons; open quantum systems; transport in organic materials; topological insulators
Prof. Dr. Sergio Pagano
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Dipartimento di Fisica "E. R. Caianiello", Università degli Studi di Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: superconductivity; strongly correlated systems; heterostructures and their applications
Dr. Antonello Tebano
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Ingegneria Informatica (DICII), University of Rome Tor Vergata, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: ferromagnetic materials; super-lattice films
Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Polichetti
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Department of Physics "E. R. Caianiello", University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, I-84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: DC and AC magnetic properties of superconductors; vortex lattice properties; pinning properties; AC magnetic susceptibility; superconducting materials
Prof. Dr. Hongwei Zhu
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School of Materials Science and Engineering; Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: two-dimensional materials; neuromorphic materials and devices; neural networks; machine learning; sensors
Prof. Dr. Anupama B. Kaul
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PACCAR Technology Institute, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA
Interests: nanomaterials and devices; low-dimensionality materials and properties; nanomaterials synthesis; fabrication; additive manufacturing; sensing devices; flexible electronics; solar cells; biosensingdevices; photodetectors
Prof. Dr. Claudia Comi
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: damage mechanics; metamaterials; MEMS; homogenization
Prof. Dr. Agnese Magnani
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Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Siena, 53100 Siena SI, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; hydrogels; nanocarriers; biosensors; surface characterization; regenerative medicine
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Dr. Gemma Leone
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Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Siena, 53100 Siena SI, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; hydrogels; nanocarriers; biosensors; thermal and rheological characterization; regenerative medicine
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Prof. Dr. Marco Martini
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Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali, Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca, 20125 Milano, Italy
Interests: radiation effects in insulators and dosimetric materials; physics applied to the cultural heritage; development and application of techniques for luminescence and radiocarbon dating
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Dr. Plamen P. Paskov
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Semiconductor Materials, IFM Linköping University, SE-58183 Linköping, Sweden
Interests: fundamental optical properties of semiconductors; optical characterization techniques; physics of optoelectronic devices
Prof. Dr. Roberto Zivieri
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1. Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Physical Sciences and Earth Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
2.Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica (INdAM), 00185 Rome, Italy
3. Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, University of Ferrara, 44122 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: solid state physics; crystal lattices; phonon dynamics; magnetic materials and magnetism; magnetic properties; spin waves in confined systems; chemical composition of magnetic materials; magnonic crystals; spintronics; phase transitions; magnetic and seismic metamaterials; superconductivity; high-temperature superconductivity; superfluidity; low-temperature physics; X-ray diffraction; statistical physics and statistical thermodynamics; topological defects; vortices and skyrmions in condensed matter systems; biological physics; biological chemistry; biomathematics and statistical methods applied to medicine; quantum magnetics and acoustic sensors; underwater physics; oceanography; physics of the atmosphere; geophysics; electric distribution networks; electrical engineering and applications
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Dr. Mitsuru Motoyoshi
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Department of Orthodontics, Nihon University School of Dentistry, 1-8-13, Kanda-surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 1018310, Japan
Interests: orthodontics; biomechanics
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Prof. Dr. Young-Wook Chang
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Hanyang University, 55, Hanyang Daehak-ro, Sangnok-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do, Seoul, Korea
Interests: polymer nanocomposites; smart polymers; functional elastomers
Prof. Dr. ChangZhi Li
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Department of Polymer Science & Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China
Interests: photon-to-electron conversion; organic semiconductor; n-doping; organic solar cell; perovskite solar cell
Prof. Dr. Murali Sastry
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1. Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia;
2. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: bioinspired and biomimetic nanomaterial synthesis; shape-controlled nanomaterials and plasmonics; Langmuir monolayers and Langmuir-Blodgett films; sur
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Dotelli
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Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering "Giulio Natta", Politecnico di Milano, I-20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: LCA; materials science; environmental sustainability
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Dr. Chiara Soffritti
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Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara, via Saragat 1, 44122 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: metal alloys; microstructure; heat treatment; mechanical properties; coatings; corrosion resistance
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Prof. Dr. Teresa Monteiro
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Physics Department and i3N, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: optical properties of wide band gap materials
Dr. Veronica Macchi
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Institute of Human Anatomy, Department of Neurosciences, University of Padova, 35122 Padova PD, Italy
Interests: immunohistochemistry; staining; gross anatomy; human anatomy; histological staining; neuroanatomy; immunohistochemical staining; histochemistry; osteology; immunofluorescence
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Dr. Dorina Lauritano
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Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milan-Bicocca, 20126 Milan, Italy
Interests: oral pathology; pediatric dentistry; orthodontics; periodontology
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Prof. Dr. Sumin Kim
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Department of Architecture & Architectural Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul 03722, Korea
Interests: building energy; building environment and materials; eco-friendly materials
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Prof. Dr. Luigi Biolzi
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Department of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: fracture and damage mechanics; high performance cement based materials; strength and ductility of R.C. structures; laminated glass and glass structures
Prof. Dr. Hyung Hee Cho
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, 120-749 Seoul, Korea
Interests: heat transfer in nanostructure materials; Boiling heat transfer on micro-nano structures; Heat transfer in high temperature gas turbine; Thermal design of electronic device; Thermal design of CCS (Carbon Capture Sequestration) using fluidization
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Dr. Alexander I. Landa
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
Interests: actinides and nuclear fuels; electronic structure; metals and alloys
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Dr. Antonella D'Alessandro
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Perugia, Via G. Duranti, 93-06125 Perugia (PG), Italy
Interests: smart materials and structures; Innovative and sustainable composites; nanotechnology; structural health monitoring; earthquake engineering; fire engineering; smart bricks
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Prof. Dr. Doo-Yeol Yoo
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Department of Architectural Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul 04763, Korea
Interests: high-impact-resistant and energy-absorbent ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC); self-sensing cement-based materials; analytical tools for post-cracking tensile behavior of UHPC based on micromechanics and fracture mechanics; strainrate effect; low-cost UHPC with hybrid reinforcing methods using micro- and macrofibers
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Dr. Fernanda Andreola
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria "Enzo Ferrari", Universita'degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via P.Vivarelli, 10 int, 141125 Modena, Italy
Interests: ceramic materials; building materials (bricks, tiles); glass; glass-ceramics; rheology; sintering; recycling
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Prof. Dr. Jae-Shin Lee
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ulsan, 93 Daehak-ro, Nam-Ulsan 44610, Korea
Interests: fundamentals of ferroelectric materials; lead-free piezoelectric materials; piezoelectric sensors and actuators
Dr. Tiago H. Silva
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3B's Research Group in Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics, University of Minho, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Interests: marine biomaterials; bioinspired materials; tissue engineering; marine biotechnology; valorization of byproducts; biorefinery and circular economy; surface modification; biomedical applications
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Prof. Dr. Fabrice Goubard
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Laboratoire de Physicochimie des Polymeres et des Interfaces, CY Cergy Paris Université, 5 mail Gay-Lussac, 95031 Cergy-Pontoise, France
Interests: organics electronics; perovskite solar cells; nanoparticles elaboration; organic photovoltaic
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Prof. Dr. Josep Ma. Chimenos
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Design and Optimization of Processes and Materials (DIOPMA) research group, Department of Materials Science and Physical Chemistry, University of Barcelona, Martí i Franquès St 1, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: materials recycling; waste reuse; construction materials; secondary building materials; alkali-activated materials; green and sustainable binders
Prof. Dr. Raimondo Luciano
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Engineering Department, University of Napoli Parthenope, Via Ammiraglio Ferdinando Acton, 80133 Napoli, Italy
Interests: computational mechanics of structures and of materials and specifically unilateral problems; computational analysis of masonry structures; computational mechanics of composite materials; finite element method; computational micromechanics; nonlinear and non-local theories
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Dr. Leonarda Francesca Liotta
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Institute of Nanostructured Materials, Palermo Research Division, CNR - ISMN, via Ugo La Malfa 153, 90146 Palermo, Italy
Interests: synthesis; characterization and structure-activity relationship of supported noble metal (Pt,Pd,Au) for oxidation reactions; metal-support interaction in gold catalysts for low-temperature CO and VOCs oxidation; use of gold for hydrogen purification by selective oxidation of carbon monoxide (PROX); development of Pd and Au catalysts for abatement at low temperature of VOCs and methane emitted by mobile sources; synthesis and characterization of bimetallic Ni-Au catalysts for hydrocarbon steam reforming reaction and syngas production; optimization of Co-based catalysts composition and preparation method for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis
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Dr. Marilena Carbone
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Department of Chemical Science and Technologies, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Interests: nanoparticles with electrochemical and biomedical applications; tattoo inks: determination of the composition and removal; surface science: molecules on semiconductors for detection purposes
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Dr. Yaser Shanjani
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Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
Interests: biomedical systems; additive manufacturing; bioprinting; biosensors
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Dr. Oriele Palumbo
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Italian National Research Council - Istituto Dei Sistemi Complessi, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: ionic liquids; structural and dynamical properties of materials; Lithium batteries; hydrogen storage
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Dr. Domenico Lombardo
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto Processi Chimico-Fisici, (CNR–IPCF), 98158 Messina, Italy
Interests: structure and interactuion in nano-colloids (polymers and block copolymers; dendrimers; lipids; proteins); self-assembly in nanostructured (and hybrid) materials; interaction of nanoparticles with model bio-membranes and biomaterials
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Dr. Vardan Galstyan
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Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Via Valotti 9, 25133 Brescia, Italy
Interests: metal oxide nanostructures; carbon-containing nanomaterials; organic–inorganic composites; surface chemistry and surface physics; gas- and biosensors; flexible functional devices; cyber chemical systems for health; food and environmental monitoring
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Prof. Dr. Jorge Bañuelos Prieto
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Physical Chemistry, Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, UPV/EHU Apartado 644, 48080 Bilbao, Spain
Interests: photoactive hybrid zeolitic materials and nanoparticles for optolectonics and biophotonics; self-assembled dyes as fluorescent and chiroptic organic materials
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Prof. Dr. Yong-Deok Kim
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1. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pusan National University Dental Hospital
2. School of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Busan 46241, Korea
Interests: orthognathics; implantology; cleft lip and palate; reconstruction of head and neck
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Dr. Hartmut R. Fischer
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Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research - TNO, 5656AE Eindhoven, High Tech Campus 25, The Netherlands
Interests: polymers; interfaces; phase transitions; material chemistry and physics
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Prof. Dr. Victor Franco Correia
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Maritime Mechanical Engineering, ESCOLA SUPERIOR NÁUTICA, INFANTE D. HENRIQUE, Av. Engenheiro Bonneville, Franco, 2770-058 Paço de Arcos, Portugal
Interests: composite materials; functionally grade materials; finite element models; optimization of structures
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Dr. Joan Formosa Mitjans
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Departament de Ciència de Materials i Química Física, Universitat de Barcelona, C/Martí i Franquès 1, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: sustainable construction materials; recycling and beneficiation of by-products in construction applications materials; cement; supplementary cementitious materials (SCM) and concrete; advanced materials for energy storage; green buildings; repairing materials for structural concrete; magnesium phosphate cements; alkali-activated materials and cements; waste materials for construction; fireproof materials; fire behavior; research in municipal solid waste management; environmental and mechanical behavior; environmental impact assessment
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Prof. Dr. Amerigo Beneduci
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Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies, University of Calabria, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: electrochromism; electrofluorochromism; liquid crystals; fluorescent materials; optoelectronic devices
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Prof. Dr. Elia Marin
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Department of Material Chemistry, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto 606-8585, Japan
Interests: bioactive materials; materials characterization; biomaterials
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Dr. Marilou Cadatal Raduban
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School of Natural and Computational Sciences (SNCS), Massey University Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand
Interests: optical materials; vacuum ultraviolet laser materials; ultraviolet laser and amplifier systems; scintillators; spectroscopy of rare earth-doped crystals and glasses
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Dr. Youngsu Cha
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Center for Intelligent & Interactive Robotics, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul 02792, Korea
Interests: smart materials; energy harvesting; flexible sensors and actuators; fluid-structure interactions; robotics
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Dr. Joamin Gonzalez-Gutierrez
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Materials Research and Technology, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, L-4940 Hautcharage, Luxembourg
Interests: development; characterization; processing and recycling of polymers; composites & biomaterials Extrusion; compounding; injection molding & additive manufacturing of polymers and composites
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Prof. Dr. Yuzo Nakamura
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kagoshima University, 1-21-40, Kagoshima 890-0065, Japan
Interests: mechanical properties and microstructures of metals; ceramics and composites; heat treatment; spark plasma sintering; microstructural analysis (XRD, XRF, SEM, EPMA, EDS, EBSD. XPS, TEM, etc.); 3D morphology measurement and its application to fractography and surface analysis; contact mechanics and its application to material tests
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Prof. Dr. Cesare Oliviero Rossi
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Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies, University of Calabria, Via P. Bucci, Cubo 14/D, 87036 Arcavacata, Italy
Interests: bitumen: physical chemistry characterization and modification, surfactant self-assembly, and biodegradable surface-active molecules; shear-induced formation of multilamellar vesicles; emulsions
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Dr. Matteo Gherardi
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Bologna, Via Terracini 24, 40131 Bologna, Italy
Interests: plasma processing of materials; plasma assisted synthesis of nanomaterials; plasma medicine; plasma physics; atmospheric pressure plasmas; thermal plasmas, non-equilibrium plasmas; plasma sources
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Prof. Dr. Il-Bum Kwon
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Center for Safety Measurement, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34114, Korea
Interests: fiber optic distributed sensors; structural health monitoring; impact damage detection of composites using fiber optic BOCDA sensors; physical sensing with metal-coated fibers; FBG sensors for multiplexed sensing; Fabry–Perot sensors for medical applications
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Dr. Ioannis Kartsonakis
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Research Unit of Advanced, Composite, Nano-Materials and Nanotechnology, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 9 Heroon Polytechniou St., Zographos, Athens, Greece
Interests: nanotechnologies; corrosion science; electrochemistry; polymer science; chemistry; coatings; sol–gel method; carbon fibers/nanotubes
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Prof. Dr. Cinzia Cristiani
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Politecnico of Milano, Dpt. CMIC - Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Enginneering "G. Natta", Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20132 Milan, Italy
Interests: circular economy; materials for environmental and energy applications
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Dr. Paolo Prosposito
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Cracovia n.50, 00133 Roma, Italy
Interests: optical sensors; silver nanoparticles; surface plasmon resonance; optical absorption; heavy metal ions; hybrid solgel based films; fluorescencent waveguides; 3D printing
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Dr. Ashutosh Goel
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School of Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
Interests: glass; glass-ceramics; bioceramics; radioactive waste management; structure-property relationships in glasses
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Dr. Andrew Nattestad
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C/O Intelligent Polymer Research Institute (IPRI), Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM), Bld 231, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Interests: dye-sensitised solar cell; photovoltaics; photocatalysis; waste water remediation; optoelectronics; up-conversion
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Prof. Dr. Alessandro Arcovito
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1. Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, 00168 Rome, Italy
2. Dipartimento di Scienze Biotecnologiche di Base, Cliniche Intensivologiche e Perioperatorie, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 00168 Rome, Italy
Interests: synthesis and characterization of virus-like particles and protein nanocarriers for drug delivery; protein structural dynamics; protein–protein interaction; surface plasmon resonance and in silico modeling using multiflexible docking and molecular dynamics simulation
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Prof. Dr. Soshu Kirihara
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Joining and Welding Research Institute, Osaka University, 11–1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki City, Osaka 567-0047, Japan
Interests: additive manufacturing; laser lithography; electromagnetic devices, bioceramic implant; energy harvesting
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Dr. Leonid Burakovsky
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Theoretical Division, T-1, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
Interests: phase diagram of condensed matter, equation of state, phase transitions; topological properties of condensed matter, linear defects: dislocations, disclinations, defect-mediated phase transitions, geometrical frustration; amorphous, granular, and polycrystalline matter; shock waves in granular and polycrystalline materials; analytic modeling of the physical properties of condensed matter; molecular dynamics (MD) simulations, both classical (MolDy, DL−POLY) and first-principles quantum (VASP); phase diagram studies; high pressure – high temperature polymorphism
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Dr. Fernando Rubio-Marcos
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Department of Electroceramics, Instituto de Cerámica y Vidrio – CSIC, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: ferroelectricity; photoferroelectrics; piezoelectricity; light-induced phenomena; ceramic materials; synthesis; properties and applications
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Prof. Dr. Yun-Hae Kim
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Maritime and Ocean University (KMOU), 727 Taejong-ro, Busan, Korea
Interests: mechanical engineering; composite materials
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Andreoni
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Technology and Design for Healthcare Laboratory—Politecnico di Milano, Dip. di Design via Durando 38/A, 20158 Milano, Italy
Interests: wearable sensors; ergonomics; design for health; user-centered design; technologies for health; bioengineering; rehabilitation; assistive technologies
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Dr. Laurent Orgéas
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CNRS - Universite Grenoble Alpes, 38400 Saint Martin d'Heres, France
Interests: mechanics and physics of fibrous materials; mechanics and couplings in bio-based fibrous materials; forming processes of fibre-reinforced polymer composites materials; rheology of fibrous (non)colloïdal suspension; fluid flow in fibrous materials
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Prof. Dr. Ipsita Banerjee
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Department of Chemistry, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
Interests: tissue engineering; biomaterials; scaffolds; drug delivery; tumor cell targeting
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Prof. Dr. Oliver Clemens
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TU Darmstadt, Materialdesign durch Synthese & Gemeinschaftslabor Nanomaterialien, Alarich-Weiss-Straße 2, Building L2 01 I Room 158, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: battery materials; fluoride ion batteries; protonic ceramic fuel cells; tunable magnetism; perovskites
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Dr. Gaind P. Pandey
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Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering, College of Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
Interests: energy storage; supercapacitors; lithium-ion batteries; alloying anodes; si-c anodes; lithium-sulfur batteries; polymer electrolytes; polymer-ceramic (hybrid) electrolytes; ionic liquids; ionogels
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Prof. Dr. Sébastien Poncet
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Mechanical Engineering Department, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC J1K 2R1, Canada
Interests: energy efficiency; computational fluid dynamics; exergy analysis; thermodynamic cycles; heat transfer fluids; refrigeration system; supersonic ejectors; vortex tubes
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Prof. Dr. Wanda Lattanzi
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1. Dipartimento Scienze della Vita e Sanità Pubblica, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 00168 Rome, Italy
2. Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, 00168 Rome, Italy
Interests: bone biology, with a focus on the molecular and cellular characterization of osteogenic mechanisms, including the genetic basis of congenital malformations and the design and experimental validation of bone regenerative strategies to be translated in orthopedics and craniofacial surgery
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Atrei
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Dipartimento di Biotecnologie, Chimica e Farmacia, Università di Siena, Via A. Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
Interests: surface chemistry; magnetic nanoparticles; coating of nanoparticles; hydrogels; hydrid organic-inorganic nanomaterials; XPS; ToF-SIMS; AFM; STM
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Perale
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1. Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, University of Southern Switzerland - Università della Svizzera italiana, Via G. Buffi 13, CH - 6904 Lugano, Switzerland
2. Industrie Biomediche Insubri SA, Via Cantonale 67, 6805 Mezzovico-Vira, Switzerland
Interests: materials and technologies for biomedical applications; tissue engineering; controlled drug delivery; resorbable materials such as formulated hydrogels and polymeric material; biomedical process engineering; applied physical chemistry; transport phenomena; regeneration of injured spinal cord; bone regeneration technologies; custom made solutions for personalized medicine; vitro models for preclinical studies
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Prof. Dr. Shahram M. Ghanaati
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Department for Oral, maxillofacial and facial plastic surgery, FORM-Lab (Frankfurt orofacial regenrative medicine), D-60590 Frankfurt am Main Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Interests: cell culture; molecular biology; cell biology; biomaterials; tissue engineering; biocompatibility; molecular pathology; scaffolds
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Di Bartolomeo
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Prof. Dr. Juan B. Carda Castelló
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Inorganic and Organic Chemistry Department. University Jaume I-Castellón, 12071 Castelló de la Plana, Castelló, Spain
Interests: ceramic and glass ceramic materials, development of new properties in ceramic materials; study of synthesis methods and processing of ceramic materials; Improvements in ceramic tiles industry; development of photovoltaic tiles for their architectural integration (BIPV)
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Prof. Dr. Lorenzo Colace
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Department of Engineering, Università degli studi Roma Tre, 00154 Roma, Italy
Interests: design, fabrication and characterization of electronic and optoelectronic devices, compatible with silicon technology and relevant to sensing, optical communications and imaging. It includes the synthesis, modeling and characterization of novel materials and nanomaterials for device applications (SiGe alloys and superlattices, group IV and III-V semiconductors, colloidal quantum dots). Other research fields are gas sensors, photovoltaics and optical countermeasures in the mid-infrared
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Prof. Dr. Leonidas Palilis
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Department of Physics, Section of Condensed Matter Physics, University of Patras, Rio—26504 Patras, Greece
Interests: organic optoelectronics; device physics; materials photophysics
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Dr. Luis Lugo
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Department of Applied Physics, University of Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain
Interests: nanofluids; heat transfer fluids; lubricants; thermophysical properties; rheology
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Prof. Dr. Seokwoo Jeon
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Korea
Interests: low dimensional nanomaterials; 3D nanopatterning and metamaterials
Dr. Xavier Moya
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Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge CB3 0FS, UK
Interests: phase transitions in functional materials; caloric effects; magnetoelectric effects
Prof. Dr. Enrique Rodríguez-Castellón
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Departamento de Química Inorgánica, Universidad de Málaga, 29016 Málaga, Spain
Interests: nanoporous materials; combustion of VOCs; hydrodesulfurization (HDS); hydrodenitrogenation (HDN); hydrodeoxygenation (HDO)
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Prof. Dr. Gianrico Spagnuolo
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Department of Neurosciences, Reproductive and Odontostomatological Sciences, University of Naples “Federico II”, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: dental materials; dental surgery; restorative dentistry and endodontics
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Prof. Dr. Denis Rodrigue
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Department of Chemical Engineering and CERMA, Université Laval, 1065 Avenue de la Médecine, Quebec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
Interests: polymers; composites; foams; rheology; recycling
Prof. Dr. Andrew Alderson
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Materials and Engineering Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield S1 1WB, UK
Interests: material testing; performance modelling; auxetic materials; negative stiffness and negative thermal expansion
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Prof. Dr. Francisco José Alguacil
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National Center for Metallurgical Research (CENIM), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Avda. Gregorio del Amo 8, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: metals removal; carbon nano adsorption technology; wastewater purification; hydrometallurgical operations and liquid membranes
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Prof. Dr. Faris Ali
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School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Newrownabbey BT37 0QB, UK
Interests: fire; steel; concrete; thin walled structures; finite element method
Prof. Dr. Takao Aoyagi
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Department of Materials and Applied Chemistry, Nihon University, 1-8-14, Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8308, Japan
Interests: biomaterials; smart polymers; biodegradable polymers; shape memory materials; self-healing materials; nanoparticles; drug delivery
Dr. Youn-Sang Bae
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea
Interests: nanoporous materials; Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs); adsorption; gas separations and storage; greenhouse gas capture, olefin/paraffin separation; natural gas purification and storage; noble gas separation/capture; aromatic compounds separation; mixed matrix membranes
Prof. Dr. Amit Bandyopadhyay
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School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-2920, USA
Interests: additive manufacturing; biomaterials; laser processing; biotribology
Prof. Dr. Philippe Bergonzo
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Bergonzo CEA (The French Atomic Energy Commission), LIST Institute, University Paris-Saclay, 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Interests: elecronic materials; sensors; carbon and related materials and devices; diamond
Dr. Giorgio Biasiol
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Laboratorio Nazionale TASC, Trieste, Italy
Interests: compound semiconductor thin films and nanostructures; crystal growth and epitaxy; kinetics of epitaxial growth; photoemission spectroscopy and microscopy; coherent transport
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Prof. Dr. Jos Brouwers
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Department of the Built Environment, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Interests: building materials; cement; gypsum; wood; photocatalysis; nanomaterials; supplementary cementitious materials (SCM) and concrete
Prof. Dr. Stefano Caramori
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Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Ferrara, Via L.Borsari 46, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: electron transfer processes involving heterogeneous phases; conversion and storage of solar energy; coordination compounds; electrocatalysts; nanostructured photoelectrodes
Prof. Dr. Daniel X.B. Chen
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Prof. Dr. Alexander Chroneos
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Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
Interests: materials for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC); batteries and nanoelectronic materials
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Colangelo
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Centro Direzionale Isola C4, Università di Napoli Parthenope, 80132 Napoli, Italy
Interests: ferrous metals; durability of iron; metallic waste recycling; innovative materials for civil applications; metallic fibers; 3D printing; FRP; FRC; SCC; geopolymer; sustainability of construction materials; the application of Life Cycle Assessment methodology to different processes for preparation of innovative building material; sustainability of construction
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Prof. Dr. Yulin Deng
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School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Renewable Bioproducts Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology, 500 10th Street N.W., Atlanta, GA 30332-0620, USA
Interests: nanomaterial synthesis and self-assembling; biofuel and biomass materials; colloid and interface science and engineering polymer synthesis; papermaking and paper recycling
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Facchetti
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Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208-3113, USA
Interests: plastic electronics; organic photovoltacis; metal oxide/transparent electronics; electro-optic materials and devices; organic materials for multiphotonics; contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
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Prof. Dr. Patrick A. Fairclough
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 3JD, UK
Interests: Composites and Polymers: nanocomposites, stability and durability of polymers, composites with natural fibres; polymer networks, diffusion and permeability in polymers. Structural Colour and biomimicry; Algae processing, biofuels and their interactions with polymers, Small Angle X-ray and Neutron Scattering
Prof. Dr. Israel Felner
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Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
Interests: high Tc superconductivity, magneto-superconducting materials; magnetism and mossbauer studies; magnetic and structural properties of rare-earth based intermetallics; mixed valencies in rare earth intermetallic compounds
Dr. Eric Gaffet
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Institut Jean-Lamour, UMR 7198 CNRS, Université de Lorraine, 54011 Nancy, CEDEX, France
Interests: nanosciences; nanomaterials synthesis; processing and properties of nanomaterials; nanopowder synthesis; nanopowder characterization; far from equilibrium phase transition; solid state reaction
Dr. Vasilios Georgakilas
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Department of Materials Science, University of Patras, 26504 Rio Achaias, Greece
Interests: carbon; graphene; nanomaterials; conductive carbon materials
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Dr. Filippo Giannazzo
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche –Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems (CNR-IMM), Strada VIII, 5 I-95121 Catania, Italy
Interests: graphene; 2D materials; wide-bandgap semiconductors (SiC, GaN); high power and high frequency electronics; scanning probe microscopy
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Dr. Jean-Marc Greneche
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Institute of Molecules and Materials, IMMM UMR CNRS 6283 University Le Mans, Avenue Olivier Messiaen, 72085 Le Mans, France
Interests: magnetic materials; magnetic nanomaterials; nanomagnetism; Mössbauer spectrometry; materials science
Prof. Dr. Eric Guibal
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Institut Mines Telecom - Mines Ales, C2MA - Centre des Matériaux des Mines d'Alès, Polymères, Hybrides et Composites (PCH), 6, avenue de Clavières, F30319 Alès, CEDEX, France
Interests: biopolymers (alginate, chitosan); interactions of sorbents/biosorbents with metal ions (wastewater treatment and valorization of mineral resources); bio-based advanced materials (heterogeneous catalysis, antimicrobial surfaces, fire-retardant properties); shaping and conditioning of biopolymers
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Dr. Rahul Kumar Gupta
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School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
Interests: nanotechnology and materials engineering-polymers for biomedical applications; recycled plastics; nanocomposites; bio-nanocomposites; rheology
Dr. Huey Hoon Hng
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Block N4.1, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798, Singapore
Interests: thermoelectric materials; energy storage materials; energetic materials; nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Won Ho Park
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Department of Electrical Engineering and Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Interests: modification and functionalization of biopolymers; environmental friendly and biomedical polymers; scaffolds for tissue engineering; polymer hydrogels for drug delivery; functional nanofibers and nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Ing. Jolanta Janczak-Rusch
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Überlandstrasse 129, Laboratory for Joining Technologies and Corrosion, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland
Interests: micro- and nano-joining; soldering; brazing and diffusion bonding; new joining materials and technologies; nano-multilayers; composite materials
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Prof. Dr. Karl Ulrich Kainer
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Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, Director Institute of Materials Research, Magnesium Innovation Centre, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
Interests: magnesium: alloy development, process development, wrought alloys, microstructure and texture design, corrosion, surface treatment; magnesium bio-materials
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Prof. Dr. Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh
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School of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: gas sensors; liquid metals; electronic materials; medical devices and microfluidics
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Khayet
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Department of Structure of Matter, Thermal Physics and Electronics Faculty of Physics, University Complutense of Madrid Avda. Complutense s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: membrane science and technology (membrane preparation; nanofibrous membranes; hollow fiber membranes; nanocomposite and mixed matrix membranes; membrane modification; membrane characterization; membrane processes)
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Prof. Dr. Johannes Kiefer
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Technische Thermodynamik, Universität Bremen, Badgasteiner Str. 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Interests: spectroscopy; combustion; ionic liquid; four-wave mixing; raman; fluorescence; infrared
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Prof. Dr. Dong-Won Kim
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul 04763, Korea
Interests: lithium-ion battery; all-solid-state battery; Li–sulfur battery; Li–air battery; sodium-ion battery; electrochemical capacitor
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Prof. Dr. Kerry Kirwan
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Department of Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Interests: sustainability; sustainable materials; sustainable manufacturing; polymers; composites
Prof. Dr. T. Randall Lee
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Department of Chemistry University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204-5003, USA
Interests: applied nanomaterials; including nanoscale organic and polymeric coatings that inhibit corrosion and resist biofilm formation and magnetic and photonic nanoparticles for biomedical and energy applications
Prof. Dr. Jong-Sook Lee
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Chonnam National University, Gwangju 61186, Korea
Interests: electroceramics; impedance spectroscopy for energy; electronic applications
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Prof. Dr. Bertrand Lenoir
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Institut Jean Lamour, UMR 7198 CNRS, Université de Lorraine, Parc de Saurupt, CS 50840, 54011 Nancy, France
Interests: thermoelectric materials; electrical properties; thermal properties, small-band gap semiconductors; thermoelectric conversion
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Prof. Dr. Ren-Ke Li
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Department of Surgery Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto Medical Discovery Tower, Room 3-702, 101 College Street, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7, Canada
Interests: tissue engineering; biomaterial; stem cells; heart failure; heart regeneration; animal model
Dr. Weiyang(Fiona) Li
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Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, 14 Engineering Drive, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Interests: functional nanomaterials design and synthesis; structure-property correlations; electrochemical engineering; energy storage and conversion devices; electrocatalysis
Prof. Dr. Markus Linder
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Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems, School of Chemical Engineering, Aalto University, FI-02150 Espoo, Finland
Interests: biomimetics; protein engineering; cellulose; self-assembly; biomaterials
Dr. Lennart Y. Ljungberg
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Integrated Product Development, University of Skövde, P.O. Box 408, SE-541 28 Skövde, Sweden
Interests: materials science; sustainable engineering; product development; design; vacuum brazing; chemical interactions between ceramics and metals; wetting of metals; microscopy; corrosion; welding; production engineering; mechanical engineering in general
Prof. Dr. Nadia Lotti
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Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Via Terracini 28, 40131 Bologna, Italy
Interests: polyesters; synthesis; chemical modification; thermal properties; mechanical properties; barrier properties; biodegradability; packaging; tissue engineering; controlled nanodrug delivery systems
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Prof. Dr. Gino Mariotto
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Department of Computer Science, University of Verona, Via S. Francesco, 22, 37129 Verona, Italy
Interests: structure and vibrational dynamics of ionic materials, crystals and glasses, as well as of ceramic materials; structural and optical properties of transition metal and rare earth doped oxide crystals; electronic and vibrational properties of metal and semiconductor nano-clusters in transparent dielectric matrices; vibrational spectroscopy analysis of functional composite materials, based on Si and C, in form of thin films and bulk; quantum confinement effects in nanostructured systems, in particular in zero-dimensional, one-dimensional and two-dimensional structures
Prof. Dr. Antonio Miotello
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Physics Department, University of Trento, I-38123 Povo, Trento, Italy
Interests: materials science; laser-surface interaction; laser-ablation for nanomaterials production; photocatalysis; water splitting; water purification
Prof. Dr. Yoshiko Miura
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
Interests: glycopolymer; molecular recognition; bio-interface; porous materials
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Prof. Dr. Bert Müller
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Biomaterials Science Center (BMC), University of Basel, Gewerbestrasse 14, 4123 Allschwil, Switzerland
Interests: nanotechnology-based medical implants; thin-film technology; epitaxial growth and characterisation; high-resolution X-ray imaging; three-dimensional image analysis; nanoscience for human health; advances in dentistry
Prof. Dr. Moncef L. Nehdi
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Western University, London, ON N6B 5L9, Canada
Interests: construction materials; sustainability; machine learning; deep learning
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Prof. Dr. Denis L. Nika
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E. Pokatilov Laboratory of Physics and Engineering of Nanomaterials, Department of Physics and Engineering, Moldova State University, Chisinau MD-2009, Moldova
Interests: phonons; thermal transport; graphene; nanostructures; thermoelectrics
Prof. Dr. Hamid Oughaddou
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Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d’Orsay, ISMO-CNRS, University of Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay, France
Interests: 2D materials; silicene; surface alloys; selfassembled organic molecules; thin oxide films
Prof. Dr. Alkiviadis Paipetis
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
Interests: composite materials (research, design and manufacturing); nondestructive evaluation and testing; hybrid-hierarchical-smart materials; multifunctional materials-lightweight; self sensing and actuation; energy harvesting; optical instrumentation; optical and spectroscopic characterisation of materials; mechanical testing and standardization; on line process monitoring; chemometrics and numerical algorithms for process identification; nanotechnology for structural/smart composites; fatigue and damage tolerance of composite/hybrid/ hierarchical materials
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Prof. Dr. Chul B. Park
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Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, 5 King's College Road, Toronto, ON M5S 3G8, Canada
Interests: plastic foaming technology; fundamental understanding of foaming phenomena; computational modeling of foaming; super high R value foams; sound insulation foams, biodegradable foams; environmentally safe blowing agents
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Prof. Dr. Ho Bum Park
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Department of Energy Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul 133-791, Korea
Interests: membrane; gas separation; liquid separation; fuel cells
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Dr. Cem Selcuk
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TWI Ltd - Granta Park, Cambridge CB21 6AL, UK
Interests: metallurgical engineering; materials processing; materials design; powder metallurgy; reactive sintering; additive manufacturing; non-destructive testing; quality control; structural integrity
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Prof. Dr. Yasuhide Shindo
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Department of Materials Processing, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Aoba-yama 6-6-02, Sendai 980-8579, Japan
Interests: mesomechanics of material systems and structures; electromagnetic fracture and damage mechanics; dynamics and cryomechanics of advanced composite materials/structural alloys; reliability and durability of micro/nano components and devices
Prof. Dr. Tetsuo Soga
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Department of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan
Interests: photovoltaic device; organic–inorganic hybrid; organic electronics; nanomaterial
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Prof. Dr. Luyi Sun
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Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, 97 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3136, Storrs, CT 06269-3136, USA
Interests: solid state chemistry; layered compounds; clays; hydrates; polymers; composites; green science
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Prof. Dr. Angelo Maria Taglietti
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Department of Chemistry, University of Pavia, I-27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: antibacterial nanomaterials and surfaces; anisotropic noble metal nanoparticles for functionalization and application to biomedical and sensing problems and use in surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS); theranostic devices; supramolecular chemistry; transition metal complexes
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Prof. Dr. Jesús Toribio
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Fracture & Structural Integrity Research Group (FSIRG), University of Salamanca (USAL), Campus Viriato, Avda Requejo 33, 49022 Zamora, Spain
Interests: material characterization; materials; mechanical properties; finite element analysis; mechanical behavior of materials; mechanical testing; stress analysis; materials testing; metals; fracture mechanics; metallurgical engineering; engineering drawing; failure analysis; corrosion testing; finite element method; plasticity; technical drawing; steel corrosion testing; experimental mechanics; computational analysis; micromechanics; corrosion engineering; micromechanics of materials; fractography; corrosion science; steelmaking; material testing; fatigue; fracture strength
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Dr. Oomman K. Varghese
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Department of Physics, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204-5008, USA
Interests: earth-abundant inorganic materials; organic polymers; carbon materials from sustainable sources for solar cells, solar fuel generation, and environmental sensing
Prof. Dr. Rui Vilar
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: materials science; laser materials processing; laser surface engineering; laser-assisted metal printing; laser cladding; femtosecond lasers; surface processing with femtosecond lasers
Dr. Alberto Villa
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Dipartimento di Chimica, Università degli Studi di Milano, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: metal nanoparticles; heterogeneous catalysis; nanostructured metal oxides; functionalized carbons; metal carbides; biomass transformation
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Prof. Dr. Yin Xiao
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Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD 4059, Australia
Interests: biomaterials; stem cells; tissue engineering; regenerative medicine; inflammation and tissue repair and regeneration; regenerative dentistry; bone and cartilage regeneration
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Prof. Dr. Shoufeng Yang
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KULeuven), Celestijnenlaan 300, 3001 Heverlee, Leuven, Belgium
Interests: additive manufacturing; rapid prototyping; multiple materials additive manufacturing; 3D printing; particle technology
Prof. Dr. Shujun Zhang
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ISEM/AIIM, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2500, Australia
Interests: piezoelectricity; ferroelectricity; crystals; ceramics; transducers
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Prof. Dr. Yuyuan Zhao
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School of Engineering, University of Liverpool, The Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill L69 3GH, UK
Interests: porous metals; metal foams; fluid flow and heat transfer in porous media; powder metallurgy
Prof. Dr. Jorge de Brito
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Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georresources, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: sustainable construction (recycled aggregates in concrete and mortars); bridge and building management systems; buildings service life (prediction); life cycle assessment; construction technology
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Prof. Dr. Ilaria Cacciotti
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università di Roma ‘Niccolò Cusano’, INSTM RU, 00166 Rome, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; bioceramics; biopolymers; biocomposites; ecosustainable materials; scaffold; spheres; fibers; coatings; sol–gel processes; valorization of agro-food waste extracts and by-products; electrospinning; additive manufacturing; physicochemical characterization; microstructure; thermal and mechanical properties; tissue engineering/regenerative medicine; drug delivery
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Dr. Evangelos I. Gkanas
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Institute for Future Transport and Cities, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
Interests: advanced nanomaterials for hydrogen storage and production; advanced porous materials for high-power energy storage; renewable energy processes
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Dr. Martin Classen
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Department of Civil Engineeering, KU Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: hybrid structures; reinforced concrete; prestressed concrete; shear & punching shear; steel and concrete composite materials; connections between steel and concrete; strengthening of bridges and infrastructures; carbon/ textile reinforced concrete; fatigue of concrete and composite structures; innovative structural testing methods
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Prof. Dr. Roman Wan-Wendner
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Magnel Laboratory for Concrete Research, Ghent University, 60, B-9052 Gent, Belgium
Interests: concrete; cohesive fracture; creep; shrinkage; hydration; cross-linking; multi-phase modeling; discrete element modeling
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Dr. Sasan Dadbakhsh
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Department of Production Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Brinellvägen 8, 114 28 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: additive manufacturing (AM); metal matrix composites; metals and alloys; shape memory alloys
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