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Editors (3)

Dr. Francesco Tornabene
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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
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
Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea
Interests: organic/inorganic nanohybrids; polymer nanocomposites; composite interfaces
Prof. Dr. Ton Peijs
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Department of Mechanical, Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
Interests: damage mechanics; low velocity impact; structural health monitoring
Dr. Sourav Banerjee
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
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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