Topical Advisory Panel


Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 3030-788 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: structural integrity; fatigue; fracture mechanics; finite element method; fiber-reinforced composites; environmental effects; additive manufacturing
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Dr. Ozgur Keles
Chemical and Materials Engineering, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA 95192, USA
Interests: nanocomposites; hierarchical composites; additive manufacturing; automatic discovery
School of Engineering and Built Environment, Griffith University, Southport, QLD 4222, Australia
Interests: advanced manufacturing technologies; micromachining; machine dynamics; vibration monitoring and control; mechatronics
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Dr. Venkatesh Srinivasan
Center for Advanced Sensor Technology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Interests: thin films; plasmonic surfaces; multilayer coatings; interfacial engineering
1. School of Highway, Chang’an University, Xi’an, China
2. Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: construction materials; paving materials; bituminous materials; cement; composite materials; thermal plastic materials
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Department of Industrial Engineering, Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”, Naples, Italy
Interests: aerospace structures; vibro-acoustics; composites structures modeling and testing; non-destructive evaluation and structural health monitoring
Institute of Manufacturing Technology/ Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology (TAIPEI TECH), Taipei 10608, Taiwan
Interests: thin films/coatings; nanoparticles; nanostructured devices; functional nanomaterials
WMG, International Manufacturing Centre, The University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Interests: light alloys; dissimilar metals joining; advanced characterization
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Dr. David May
Leibniz-Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Interests: impregnation; preforming; permeability; liquid composite molding
SENAI Institute of Innovation in Polymer Engineering, Av. Pres. João Goulart, 682-Morro do Espelho, São Leopoldo 93030-090, RS, Brazil
Interests: structural analysis; stress analysis; composite materials; polymers; fiber-reinforced materials; finite element analysis
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Department of Aerospace Materials and Processes, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: composite materials; structural health monitoring; fiber optic sensors; smart structures; aerostructures
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
Interests: composite materials; thermal interface materials; thermal characterization; graphene; 2D materials; brillouin light scattering; raman spectroscopy; phonon transport; heat transport; magnetic materials
Civil Engineering Department, University of Patras, 26500 Patras, Greece
Interests: mechanical properties; flowability; self-compacting lightweight concrete; manufactured sand; lightweight sand; sand ratio; water permeability coefficient
1. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kettering University, 1700 University Ave., Flint, MI 48504, USA
2. Department of Mechanics & Maritime Sciences, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: mechanics of timber-based biocomposites; laminated FRP composites; lightweight sandwich composites; adhesive joints; functionally graded materials
Department of Advanced Applied Materials Engineering, Kun Shan University, Tainan 71070, Taiwan
Interests: electrochemical catalyst; rechargeable battery; ceramic material
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National Institute for Electrical Engineering, INCDIE ICPE - CA, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: radiation processing of polymers; characterization of polymer durability; antioxidants; evaluation degradation of polymer composites; polymer hybrids; radiation effects on solid materials
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Pyrolysis Technology Research Group, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Terengganu, 21030 Kuala Nerus, Malaysia
Interests: advanced composite material; carbon composite; metallic carbon; material energy; chemical activation; microwave heating; thermochemical reaction; catalysis; waste recovery
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino TO, Italy
Interests: lightweight design; thermoplastic composite; passive safety of vehicles; human body models
Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Guven
Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
Interests: peridynamics; low-velocity impact damage in composites; high-velocity impact damage incomposites; multiscale mechanics; CNT-based composites
Prof. Dr. Saifang Huang
Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering, University of Auckland, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Interests: refractory materials; sialon materials; dental ceramics; glass-ceramics; nucleation and crystal growth; solid-state electrolytes; electrodes; lithium ion batteries; supercapacitors; phosphors for solid-state lighting
Faculty of Chemical Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
Interests: conjugated polymers; polymer electrolytes; composite materials for energy storage
Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Pusan National University, 2, Busandaehak-ro 63beon-gil, Geumjeong-gu, Busan, Korea
Interests: fatigue and fracture of composites; marine applications of composites; structural integrity assessments
Department of Fiber and Composite Materials, Feng Chia University, Taichung 407, Taiwan
Interests: biomaterials; material analysis; polymer chemistry; medical engineering; functional fiber composites; nanomaterials; tissue engineering; hydrogels
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Interests: conductive polymers and their composites; polymer nanocomposites; hybrid nanocomposites; morphologies and structures
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
Interests: computational mechanics; computational modeling of material failure; bioinspired composite; bone mechanics
Institute of Chemical Processes, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: polymer composite; emulsion; rheology
Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sienkiewicza 112, 90-363 Lodz, Poland
Interests: polysaccharides materials; bionanocomposites; modification and characterization of nanopolysaccharides; functional biomaterials; active packaging; polymer blends and composite processing
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