Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (95)

Dr. Ozgur Keles
Chemical and Materials Engineering, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA 95192, USA
Interests: nanocomposites; hierarchical composites; additive manufacturing; automatic discovery
Prof. Dr. Xu Yang
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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Dr. Ernesto Monaco
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
Prof. Dr. Da-Hua Wei
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
Dr. Sheng-Chieh Chen
Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
Interests: composite filter media; air and liquid filtration
Dr. Prakash Srirangam
WMG, University of Warwick, UK
Interests: metal matrix composites; light alloys; materials characterisation; 3D X-ray tomography; synchrotron radiation
Dr. David May
Leibniz-Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Interests: impregnation; preforming; permeability; liquid composite molding
Prof. Dr. Tomasz Siwowski
Department of Roads & Bridges, Rzeszow University of Technology, 35-959 Rzeszow, Poland
Interests: composite structures; composites for structural strengthening; design; FE simulation; structural testing; non-destructive evaluation; structural health monitoring
Dr. Felipe Vannucchi de Camargo
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; smart materials; polymers; fiber-reinforced materials; fem numerical simulations; sustainable design
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Prof. Dr. Josip Brnić
Department of Engineering Mechanics, University of Rijeka, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia
Interests: material testing; creep; fracture mechanics; material mechanical properties; FEM, theory of elasticity and plasticity
Prof. Dr. Alfredo Güemes

Department of Aerospace Materials and Processes, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: composite materials; structural health monitoring; fiber optic sensors; smart structures; aerostructures
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Dr. Fariborz Kargar
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
Prof. Dr. Papanicolaou Catherine
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
Dr. S.R. Atashipour
Lightweight Structures Research Group, Division of Structural Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: lightweight sandwich structures; adhesive joints; plates and shells; laminated FRP composites; functionally graded materials; pressure vessels; timber building structural elements
Dr. Yiji Lu
James Watt School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Interests: energy storage & conversion; energy systems; renewable/clean energy research; alternative fuels
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Prof. Dr. Chao-Ming Huang
Department of Materials Engineering, Kun Shan University, No. 195 Kunda Rd., Yung-Kang Dist., Tainan 710303, Taiwan
Interests: electrodeposition; supercapacitor; energy saving; MnO2; Ni foam; asymmetric supercapacitor
Dr. Traian Zaharescu
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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Dr. Rock Keey Liew
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
Dr. A. Scattina
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
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