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Editors (3)

Dr. Francesco Tornabene
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Editor-in-Chief
Department of Innovation Engineering, University of Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: theory of shells, plates, arches, and beams; generalized differential quadrature; FEM; SFEM; WFEM; IGA; SFIGA; WFIGA; advanced composite materials; functionally graded materials; nanomaterials and nanotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Salvatore Brischetto
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Associate Editor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Interests: smart structures; composite and FGM materials; multifield problems; thermal and hygroscopic stress analysis; carbon nanotubes; inflatable structures; plate and shell finite elements; 3D and 2D exact and numerical solutions for plate and shell structures; additive manufacturing and UAVs
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Prof. Dr. Thanasis Triantafillou
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Associate Editor
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, GR-26504 Patras, Greece
Interests: advanced structural materials; composite materials; structural engineering
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Advisory Board (6)

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 200 Bobby Dodd Way, Atlanta, GA 30332-0373, USA
Interests: high density algal cultivation; crop protection; membrane technology for water/wastewater treatment and water and nutrient recycling for algal biomass production; and life cycle analysis (LCA) of the biofuel production
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Prof. Dr. Chang-Sik Ha
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Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea
Interests: organic/inorganic nanohybrids; polymer nanocomposites; composite interfaces
Prof. Dr. Ton Peijs
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Materials Engineering Centre (MEC), WMG, University of Warwick, Bhattacharyya Way, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Interests: multifunctional composites; nanocomposites, structure-processing-property relationships; bioinspired composites; self-reinforced polymer composites; biobased composites; polymer fibres; conductive polymer composites
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Prof. Dr. Vijay Kumar Thakur
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1. Biorefining and Advanced Materials Research Centre, SRUC, Edinburgh EH9 3JG, UK
2. Enhanced Composites and Structures Center, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL, UK
Interests: biorefining, chemistry, nanotechnology, biomass, and waste; biomedical engineering; composites; sensors; manufacturing of functional materials; aerospace materials; nanomaterials; renewable energy; smart materials; surface engineering; water science and engineering; additive manufacturing of polymers and composites; multifunctional polymer composites and nanocomposites: self-healing, nanoelectronic materials; hydrogels; membranes; nanofiber; composites for extreme environments and manufacturing technology
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Special Issue in C: Surface Modification of Carbon Nanotubes
Special Issue in C: Graphene Nanocomposite for Advanced Applications
Special Issue in Energies: Dielectric Materials for Energy Storage
Special Issue in C: Carbon Nanotube and Applications
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Carbon nanostructure for energy storage and conversion
Special Issue in Journal of Composites Science: Self-Repairing Composites
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: Manufacturing of Polymer Composites
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Nanocellulose and Nanocarbons Based Hybrid Materials: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Innovative Advanced Materials for Energy Storage and Beyond: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
Special Issue in Biomolecules: Carbohydrate Polymers: Science and Applications
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Carbohydrate Polymers for Pharmaceutical Applications
Special Issue in Gels: Gels Horizons: From Science to Smart Materials
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Recent Advances in Nano-Hybrids of Cellulose and Carbon-Based Materials
Special Issue in Polymers: Sustainable Polymers and Composites from Biorenewable Resources
Special Issue in Polymers: Feature Papers in Polymer Applications
Special Issue in Coatings: Polymers and Biopolymers: Processing, Coating and Recycling Issues
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Smart Biobased Polymers and Composites: Current Challenges and Opportunities
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Smart Gels and Their Applications
Special Issue in Fibers: Recent Trends in Natural Fibers and Composites
Special Issue in Biomedicines: New Techniques and Materials for Biomedical Applications
Special Issue in Materials: Advances in Nanomaterial Preparation and Catalytic Applications
Prof. Dr. Howard Wang
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1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
2. Material Measurement Laboratory, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA
Interests: biopolymers; biomass; nanocomposites; soft matter; neutron scattering
Prof. Jie Yang
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School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Interests: structural dynamics and stability; smart structures; advanced composite and functionally graded structures; mechanics of micro- and nano-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS and NEMS); sandwich construction; computational mechanics

Editorial Board Members (130)

Prof. Dr. Jandro L. Abot
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA
Interests: experimental stress mechanics; polymeric composite materials; carbon nanotube fibers; integrated and distributed structural health monitoring in composite materials; piezoresistive sensors
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Prof. Dr. Jacob Aboudi
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School of Mechanical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
Interests: micromechanical modeling; smart composites; multi-scale analysis; piezoelectric composites; electrostrictive composites; magnetostrictive composites; damage in composites
Dr. Parvez Alam
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School of Engineering, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK
Interests: biomimetic design; composite materials; bioinspired engineering; comparative biomechanics; mechanical metamaterials; cellular solid
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Prof. Dr. Olivier Allix
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Ecole Normale Superieure de Paris-Saclay, 61 avenue du président Wilson, 94230 Cachan, France
Interests: damage mechanics; multi-scale analysis; virtual testing; composite and defects; inverse analysis; verification and validation; micromechanical modeling
Prof. Dr. Sergio T. Amancio-Filho
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Institute of Materials Science, Joining and Forming, Graz University of Technology, BMK Endowed Professorship for Aviation, 8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: joining technology; additive manufacturing; materials science; metallurgy; polymer science; composites; metals and hybrid structures
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Prof. Dr. Sambandam Anandan
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Nanomaterials & Solar Energy Conversion Lab, Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli 620 015, India
Interests: dye-sensitized solar cells; organic polymer solar cells; electrochemical and fluorescence sensors; supercapacitors; fuel cell catalysts; photosplitting of water
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Aymerich
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Department of Mechanical, Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
Interests: damage mechanics; low velocity impact; structural health monitoring
Dr. Sourav Banerjee
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Interests: smart structure/energy harvesting; computational NDE/SHM; material state awareness; mechatronics/robotics; biomimetic and metamaterials
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Prof. Dr. Asa Barber
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School of Engineering, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, UK
Interests: composites; biological structures; mechanics; interfaces; 3D imaging and printing
Dr. Salim Belouettar
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Department of Materials Research and Technology,Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, 4362 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Interests: data-driven computational mechanics with application to composite materials and structures; computational mechanics; materials informatics; Multiscale Modelling and Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME)
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