Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (41)

Prof. Dr. Rosalda Punturo
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Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences (BIOMLG), University of Catania, 95129 Catania, Italy
Interests: petrophysics; anisotropy; petrofabric
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Prof. Dr. James Njuguna
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Centre for Advanced Engineering Materials, School of Engineering, Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen AB10 7QB, Scotland, UK
Interests: composites; lightweight structures; nanocomposites; impact resistance; durability; thermo-mechanical properties
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Dr. Paulo Caldas
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1. School of Technology and Management, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, 4900-348 Viana do Castelo, Portugal
2. Centre for Applied Photonics (CAP), Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science – INESC TEC, 4150-179 Porto, Portugal
Interests: long-period gratings; optical fibers; optical fiber sensors; interferometers; whispering gallery modes; microresonators; optical fiber communications
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Dr. Giancarlo C. Righini
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1. Enrico Fermi Centre, Piazza del Viminale 1, 00184 Roma, Italy
2. “Nello Carrara” Institute of Applied Physics—National Research Council (IFAC-CNR), Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: glassy and glass-ceramic materials; nanostructured materials; microfabrication; integrated optics; optical microresonators
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Prof. Dr. Akanshu Sharma
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Institute of Construction Materials, University of Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 4, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: performance based design of RC structures; static and dynamic testing of RC structures and sub-assemblages; seismic retrofitting of structures with innovative techniques; seismic behavior of cast-in and post-installed anchors in concrete; anchorages with supplementary reinforcement; numerical modeling of structures under seismic loads; modeling of anchorages for interaction between structure and equipment; impact behavior of reinforced concrete structures; fracture mechanics of concrete structures; modeling of bond between reinforcement and concrete; performance of RC structures subjected to fire loads; structural applications of new concrete based materials
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Prof. Dr. Bodo Fiedler
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Institute of Polymer and Composites, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Denickestrasse 15, D-21073 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: GFRP; CFRP; fibre metal laminate; fatigue; durability; sensor; SHM; CNT
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Prof. Dr. Smitha Rao
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Department of Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: MEMS; nanotechnology; cancer detection and therapy; sensors and devices for biomedical sensing and implantable devices; nanofiber scaffold for wound healing, tissue culture and sensing
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Prof. Dr. Enzo Martinelli
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Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, 84084 Fisciano, Italy
Interests: structural analysis and design; structural concrete; seismic assessment and retrofitting; sustainable cementitious composites
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Dr. Jacopo Donnini
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Dipartimento di Scienze e Ingegneria della Materia, dell’Ambiente ed Urbanistica, Università Politecnica delle Marche, 60132 Ancona, Italy
Interests: fiber-reinforced cement-based materials for structural applications; repair and strengthening of concrete and masonry structures with advanced composite materials; self-sensing cement-based materials; durability of cementitious composite materials
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Prof. Dr. Suman Sinha Ray
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Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) 842 West Taylor Street, M/C 251, Room 2039ERF, Chicago, IL 60607-7022, USA
Interests: experimental and theoretical study of production methods of nonwovens (electrospinning, solution blowing, and melt blowing); advanced manufacturing; experimental and theoretical thermal-fluid sciences at the micro/nanoscale; polymer and oxide materials; nano-structured materials; drug delivery; alternative energy; building science; acoustics
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Dr. Md Selim Habib
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CREOL, The college of optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816-2700, USA
Interests: design and fabrication of low loss hollow-core fiber; gas-laser nonlinear interaction; supercontinuum generation; mid-IR fiber laser; multi-mode nonlinear optics
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Dr. Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
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Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucuresti CP 060042, Romania
Interests: nanbiomaterials; nanofibers; biofibers; drug delivery and targeting; 3D printed materials
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Prof. Dr. Mário F. S. Ferreira
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Department of Physics, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: modeling and characterization of multisection semiconductor lasers for coherent systems; quantum well lasers; optical fiber amplifiers and lasers; soliton propagation; nanophotonics; optical sensors; polarization and nonlinear effects in optical fibers
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Dr. Marija Gizdavic-Nikolaidis
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School of Chemical Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Interests: nanotechnology; conducting polymers; biopolymers; electrospinning; polymer composites; hybrid polymers; microwave assisted technology; bioactives
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Prof. Dr. Hyun Do Yun
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Department of Architectural Engineering, Chungnam National University, 99 Daehak-Ro, Yuseong-Gu, Daejeon 34134, Korea
Interests: fiber reinforced concrete (FRC); strain-hardening cement composite (SHCC); recycled aggregate concrete; reinforced concrete structures; seismic retrofitting technology for infrastructures
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Prof. Dr. Constantin Chalioris
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Reinforced Concrete Lab., Department of Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering Division, Democritus University of Thrace, University Campus, Kimmeria, 67100 Xanthi, Greece
Interests: reinforced concrete (RC); testing; repair; strengthening; fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP); self-compacting concrete (SCC); steel fiber-reinforced concrete (SFRC); damage detection; structural health monitoring (SHM); piezoelectric sensors
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Dr. Ali H. Tayeb
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1. Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
2. Laboratory of Renewable Nanomaterials, Advanced Structures & Composites Center, University of Maine, 5755 Nutting Hall, Orono, ME 04469, USA
Interests: cellulose nanomaterials; surface and colloid chemistry; protein interactions; soft matter; nanopaper & packaging; electronics
Dr. Alessio Cascardi
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ITC-CNR, Construction Technologies Institute, Italian National Research Council, 70124 Bari, Italy
Interests: composites; heritage; strengthening; retrofitting; artificial neural network; analytical model; finite element analysis; energy building; drone survey
Prof. Dr. Donguk Choi
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School of Architecture and Design Convergence, Hankyong National University, 327 Jungang-ro, Anseong-si, Gyeonggi-do 17579, Korea
Interests: fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) materials in concrete; concrete technologies; construction materials
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