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Materials Editorial Office
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Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18

Section Editorial Boards


Materials for Energy Applications

Advanced Composites

Structure Analysis and Characterization

Porous Materials

Manufacturing Processes and Systems

Editorial Office

Prof. Dr. Maryam Tabrizian
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine/Faculty of Dentistry, Duff Medical Science Building, Room 313, 3775 University Street, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, Canada
Tel. +1 514 3988129; Fax: +1 514 3987461
Interests: cell-biomaterial interactions; LbL self-assembly systems; nanostructured platforms for gene/protein therapy and tissue engineering; nanostructured interface and microfluidic systems by surface molecular engineering; nanolithography and nanopatterning for biorecognition systems; real-time monitoring of cellular activities; characterization of biomaterials debris in biological tissues; polymer synthesis and characterization; advanced surface technologies

Assistant Editor
Ms. Qiong Zhou
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Former Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Andreas Taubert *
Institute of Chemistry, University of Potsdam, Building 26, Rm. 2.64, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, D-14476 Golm, Germany
Tel. +49 331 977 5773; Fax: +49 331 977 5055
Interests: inorganic materials synthesis in ionic liquids; functional ionic liquids-hybrid materials; self-assembling polymers, peptides & nanoparticles; calcium phosphate materials; silica hybrid materials; iron oxide materials; metal-peptide frameworks; materials for metallic implants
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Former Editor-in-Chief of Materials from 2008 until December 2011.

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Jun-ichi Anzai
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8578, Japan
Interests: biosensor; polymer materials; stimuli-sensitive materials; LbL films
Contribution: Special Issue: Functional Materials and Proteins for Bio-Sensing Applications
Special Issue: Functional Materials for Bio-Sensing, Bio-Imaging, and Controlled Release

Prof. Dr. Carla Renata Arciola
1.Head of the Research Unit on Implant Infections, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via di Barbiano 1/10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
2. Professor of General Pathology, Medical School, University of Bologna, Via S. Giacomo 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: anti-adhesive surfaces; Anti-biofilm agents; Anti-biofouling materials; Antibiotic-loaded biomaterials; Anti-infective materials; Anti-infective tissue regeneration membranes; Bioactive antibacterial coatings; Materials delivering antimicrobials; Covalent conjugation of antimicrobial peptides; (GTR/GBR) membrane with anti-infective properties; Implant infections; Multilayer antibacterial films; Periprosthetic infections; Photocatalytic coatings for hygienic surfaces; Technologies and nano-technologies for infection-resistant surfaces

Prof. Dr. Alfons Baiker
Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich, Hönggerberg HCI, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 632 31 53; Fax: +41 44 632 11 63
Interests: catalysis; aerogels; flame synthesis; mixed oxides; chiral surfaces; in situ spectroscopy; supercritical fluids

Dr. Giorgio Biasiol
AMD - Advanced Material and Devices group, CNR-IOM, TASC Laboratory Laboratory, S.S. 14, Km 163.5 in Area Science Park, 34149 Basovizza (Trieste), Italy
Tel. +39 040 3756439; Fax: +39 040 226767
Interests: compound semiconductor thin films and nanostructures; crystal growth and epitaxy; kinetics of epitaxial growth; photoemission spectroscopy and microscopy; coherent transport
Contribution: Special Issue: Epitaxial Materials

Prof. Dr. Alexander Bismarck
Department of Chemical Engineering Polymer &Composites Engineering (PaCE) Group Imperial College London South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Fax: +44 (0)20 7594 5638
Interests: polymer composites; fibres; fibre-matrix interface; adhesion; colloid and interface science; porous polymers; multifunctional materials; nanocomposites; renewable composites; nanocellulose

Prof. Dr. Aldo R. Boccaccini
Institute of Biomaterials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, 91058 Erlangen, Germany; Visiting Professor, Department of Materials, Imperial College London, London SW7 2BP, UK
Tel. +49 9131 85 28601; Fax: +49 9131 85 28602
Interests: biomaterials; porous materials; scaffolds; tissue engineering; bioactive glasses; composite materials; waste recycling; carbon nanotubes; electrophoretic deposition; vascularization; bioceramics; biofabrication; bioactive coatings; drug delivery
Contribution: Special Issue: Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
Special Issue: Biodegradability of Materials in Biomedical Applications 2011
In other journals:
Special Issue: Biodegradability of Materials in Biomedical Applications 2011

PD Dr. Dominik Brühwiler
Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Institute of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Einsiedlerstrasse 31, CH-8820 Wädenswil, Switzerland
Tel. +41 58 934 5543
Interests: mesoporous materials; zeolites; host-guest inclusion compounds; energy transfer; luminescence; solar energy conversion
Contribution: Special Issue: Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials

Prof. Dr. Walter Remo Caseri
Department of Materials, HCI H 509, Wolfgang-Pauli-Str. 10, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 632 22 18; Fax: +41 44 632 10 96
Interests: inorganic polymers; organometallic polymers; nanocomposites
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles
In other journals:
Special Issue: Polymer-Inorganic Hybrids and Their Applications
Special Issue: Polymer-Inorganic Hybrids and Their Applications 2014

Prof. Dr. Daolun Chen
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3, Canada
Tel. +1 416 979 5000; Fax: +1 416 979 5265
Interests: mechanical properties; fatigue; fracture; deformation; microstructural characterization; welding and joining; lightweight materials (magnesium alloys, aluminum alloys, titanium alloys); advanced materials (bio- and nano-materials, composites)

Dr. Changle Chen
Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Science & Technology of China, Jinzhai Rd 96, Hefei, China
Tel. +86-551-63601495
Interests: metal based polymerization catalysts; olefin polymerization; polar monomers; conversion of CO2; ring-opening polymerization; carbon based nano-materials; industrial engineering polymers

Prof. Dr. Jérôme Chevalier
INSA Lyon, UMR CNRS 5510, 20 Avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne, Cedex, France
Interests: ceramics; organic-inorganic composites; biomaterials; mechanical properties; Brittle fracture and fatigue
Contribution: Special Issue: Ceramics for Healthcare
Special Issue: Ceramics for Healthcare 2013

Prof. Dr. J. Paulo Davim
Department Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Campus Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Fax: +351 234 370953
Interests: composites; polymers and metallic alloys; tribology; biotribology; machining; micromanufacturing; sustainable manufacturing; mechanical engineering; manufacturing; materials

Dr. Ingo Dierking
The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
Interests: liquid crystals; chiral liquid crystals; ferroelectric liquid crystals; polymer stabilized liquid crystals; nanoparticles in anisotropic fluids; liquid crystal-nanotube dispersions; defects and defect dynamics; phase ordering in soft matter; fractal structures
Contribution: Special Issue: Liquid Crystals

Prof. Dr. Jaroslaw W. Drelich
Department of Materials Science and Engineering Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Tel. (906) 487-2632; Fax: (906) 487-2934
Interests: biomaterials, surfaces and interfaces, adhesion of fine particles, and materials characterization

Prof. Dr. Mady Elbahri
Nanochemistry and Nanoengineering, 1)Faculty of Engineering, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Institute for Materials Science, Kaiserstr. 2, 24143 Kiel, Germany 2)Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung GmbH, Institut für Polymerforschung, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
Interests: functional nanomaterials and nanocomposites; smart materials; green nanotechnology, bio-nanotechnology
Contribution: Special Issue: Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles 2013

Prof. Dr. Luciano Feo
Department of Civil Engineering and Nano_Mates Center, University of Salerno, 84084 – Fisciano (SA), Italy
Tel. +39 089 964096; Fax: +39 089 968745
Interests: numerical and experimental analysis of materials and structures; structural strengthening of existing structures with FRP composite materials; FRP composites bonded and bolted joints; NanoMaterials and NanoTechnology
Contribution: Special Issue: Innovative Materials in Civil Constructions
Special Issue: Green Materials and Construction
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanotechnology in Construction

Dr. Martin M. Frank
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, 1101 Kitchawan Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
Tel. +1 914 945 1107
Interests: silicon; compound semiconductors; metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs); high-k gate dielectrics; metal gate electrodes; ferroelectrics; semiconductor-dielectric interfaces

Prof. Dr. Duncan Gregory
School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
Interests: nitrides; chalcogenides; carbides; hydrides; synthesis; structure; solid state chemistry; materials chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: New Energy Materials
In other journals:
Special Issue: Innovative Inorganic Synthesis

Dr. Silvia Gross
Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, University of Padova, Via Marzolo, 1, 35131- Padova, Italy
Tel. +39 049 8275736; Fax: +39 049 8275161
Interests: organic-inorganic hybrid materials; inorganic materials; inorganic coatings; sol-gel; hybrid coatings; surface characterisation
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Functional Hybrid Materials

Prof. Dr. Abdel Magid Hamouda
College of Engineering, Qatar University, P.O. Box 2713, Doha, Qatar
Tel. +974 4403 4303; Fax: +974 4403 4301
Interests: engineering materials and design; manufacturing processes;computational mechanics and AI in engineering

Prof. Dr. Klara Hernadi
Department of Applied and Environmental Chemistry, University of Szeged, H-6720 Szeged, Rerrich B. ter 1., Hungary
Tel. +36 62 544626; Fax: +36 62 544619
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; carbon nanotubes; nanocomposite materials; immobilization of biologically active units; cell-to-biomaterials interactions
Contribution: Special Issue: Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube
Special Issue: Photocatalytic Materials

Prof. Dr. H.T. Hintzen
Energy Materials & Devices, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513 (Helix Building, STW 3.42), 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 40 2473113; Fax: +31 40 2455054
Interests: nitride; energy; luminescence; photocatalysis; phosphor; battery material
Contribution: Special Issue: Luminescent Materials
Special Issue: Luminescent Materials 2013

Prof. Dr. Douglas Ivey
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2V4
Tel. +1 780-492-2957; Fax: +1 780 492 2881
Interests: physical metallurgy; microstructural characterization; electron microscopy; electrodeposition of thin films; energy storage/conversion; metal-air batteries; super capacitors; solid oxide fuel cells; microalloyed steels

Prof. Dr. Jung Ho Je
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, San 31 Hyojadong, Pohang, 790-784, Korea
Tel. +82 54 279 2143; Fax: +82 54 279 2992
Interests: wetting on soft material, drop impact, x-ray imaging; x-ray diffraction, organic nanowires, silicon carbide, microradiology; microtomography
Contribution: Special Issue: X-ray Imaging in Materials Science

Dr. Nadia Jessel
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Osteoarticular and Dental Regenerative Nanomedicine Laboratory, Faculté de Médecine, 11 rue Humann, Strasbourg, France
Interests: material science; nanomedicine; regenerative medicine; tissue engineering
Contribution: Special Issue: Therapeutics Delivery Systems for Regenerative Nanomedicine

Prof. Dr. Frederik C. Krebs
Department of Energy Conversion and Storage, Technical University of Denmark, Frederiksborgvej 399, Building 111, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Tel. +45 4677 4799
Interests: organic solar cells, roll-to-roll processing, tandem solar cells, organic electrochromics, solar cell testing

Prof. Dr. Sergey Kustov
Departament de Física, Universitat de les Illes Balears, E-07122, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Tel. +34 971 171375 or +34 971 259947;; Fax: +34 971 173426
Interests: Linear and non-linear anelasticity of solids, dynamics of lattice defects, magnetomechanical damping, magnetoelastic coupling, thermodynamics and kinetics of magnetostructural transitions and martensitic transformations, shape memory alloys

Prof. Dr. Joerg Lahann
Professor - Department of Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, and Director - Biointerfaces Institute University of Michigan, NCRC - B10-A175B, 2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800, USA
Tel. +1 734 763 7543
Interests: research in the Lahann Lab focuses on surface engineering; biomaterials; advanced polymers; switchable materials; engineered cellular microenvironments; anisotropic materials and nano-scale self-assembly

Prof. Dr. Peter Langer
Universität Rostock, Institut für Chemie, Abteilung für Organische Chemie, Albert-Einstein-Straße 3a, 18059 Rostock, Germany
Tel. +49 381 498 6410
Interests: organic synthesis; heterocycles; organic functional materials

Prof. Dr. Der-Jang Liaw
Doctor of Polymer Science, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, 43 Section 4, Keelung Road, Taipei, 106 Taiwan
Tel. +886 2 2733 5050 or +886 2 2737 6638; Fax: +886 2 2737 6644 or +886 2 2378 1441
Interests: polymerization techniques; photoelectric polymer materials; degradable polymers; modification of polymer surface; water soluble polymer; fluorescence polymer; including polycondensation; polyaddition; radical polymerization and metathesis polymerization

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Linert
Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9/163-AC, A-1060 Wien, Austria
Tel. +43 1588 0116 3613; Fax: +43 1588 01916 3613
Interests: thermal and optical spin-state transitions; molecular magnets; isokinetic relationships; compensation effect; material science

Prof. Dr. Dusan Losic
School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
Tel. + 61 8 8313 4648; Fax: +61 8 8303 4373
Interests: nanomaterials; nanoengineering; nanomedicine; biosensing; bioseparations; functional biomaterials; bioinspired materials; drug-releasing implants; nano-carriers for drug delivery; diatom nanotechnology
Contribution: Special Issue: Advanced Nanomaterials for Biosensors
In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanopore Sensors: Fabrications, Properties and Applications

Dr. Peter Loutzenhiser
Georgia Institute of Technology, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0405, USA
Tel. +1(404)894-3012
Interests: using concentrated solar energy for producing solar fuels; investigation of novel redox reactions for solar thermochemical cycles; chemical reduction of CO2 and mixtures of CO2-H2O in two-step solar thermochemical cycles with redox reactions

Prof. Dr. Rafael Luque
Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Cordoba, Campus de Rabanales, Edificio C-3 (Marie Curie - Anexo), Carretera Nacional IV - A, Km. 396, 14014 - Cordoba, Spain
Tel. +34 957 211 050
Interests: mesoporous materials; supported nanoparticles; Nanomaterials; green chemistry; biofuels; biomass and waste valorisation
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Mesoporous Materials
Special Issue: Advances in Nanoporous Materials
Special Issue: Advances in Mesoporous Material 2015

Dr. Sofoklis Makridis
Lecturer Institute for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies (IREET) University of Bolton Greater Manchester BL3 5AB UK
Interests: hydrides; hydrogen storage and compression; nanocomposite intermetallics in polymer matrices; CFD modeling; permanent magnetic materials; carbon dioxide transport and capture; thermoelectrics

Dr. Geminiano Mancusi
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, Giovanni P. II street, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
Tel. +39 089 963412; Fax: +39 081 36069746
Interests: constitutive behavior of innovative materials; mechanical modeling of composite structures; creep behavior of composites; bucking analysis; structural bonding; periodic materials; FE code development for structural problems
Contribution: Special Issue: Constitutive Behavior of Composite Materials

Prof. Dr. Evangelos Manias
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
Interests: polymer and organic materials; soft materials; nanostructures; nanocomposites
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Stimuli Responsive Biomaterials

Prof. Dr. Sanjay Mathur
Chair, Inorganic and Materials Chemistry, University of Cologne, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Greinstraße 6, D-50939 Cologne, Germany
Tel. +49 221 470 2292; Fax: +49 221 470 5196
Interests: nanoparticle synthesis/functionalization; sol-gel/hydrothermal methods; chemical vapour deposition techniques for coatings; semiconductor oxides; photocatalysis; functional surfaces for biomedical applications; nanodevices; sensors and detectors

Prof. Dr. Reza Montazami
Department of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University, IA 50011, USA
Tel. +1 515 294 8733
Interests: smart materials; functional thin-films; ionic polymer membranes; electro-fuels; polymeric nanostructures
Contribution: Special Issue: Smart Polymers and Polymeric Structures

Dr. Gerald Anthony Murphy
Formerly Colorants Research Basel, BASF Schweiz AG (retired) Freelance editor and translator.
Tel. +41 614616204
Interests: synthesis of dyes and pigments; anthraquinone; cyanine; azo and cationic dyes; electronic materials; process development and process safety

Prof. Javier Narciso
Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Alicante University, Apartdo 99, E-03080, Alicante, Spain
Tel. +34 965909763; Fax: +34 965903454
Interests: composite materials; bioinspired materials; carbon materials; Si based ceramics; lights alloys; materials chemistry

Prof. Dr. Beatriz Noheda
Solid State Materials for Electronics Group, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen (RUG), Nijenborgh 4, 9747AG- Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: thin films of functional oxides; ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials; ferroelectric; magnetic; and multiferroic thin films; (Synchrotron) X-ray diffraction; nanodomains and domain walls
Contribution: Special Issue: Ultra Thin Ferroic Materials

Dr. Christian Paglia
Institute of Materials and Constructions, Department of Environment, Construction and Design, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland, Trevano, CP 12, CH-6952 Canobbio, Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)58 666 63 61; Fax: +41 (0)58 666 63 59
Interests: aluminium alloys corrosion; materials corrosion; cementitious materials and materials durability
Contribution: Special Issue: Construction Materials

Prof. Dr. Ravi Pandey *
Department of Physics, Michigan Tech University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: Low-dimensional Nanostructures, Nano-Bio hybrid systems, Density Functional Theory, Electron Transport, Sensing Devices
* Fellow of American Physical Society

Prof. Dr. Greta Ricarda Patzke
Department of Chemistry, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH‐8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 635 4691; Fax: +41 44 635 4691
Interests: transition metal‐based water oxidation catalysts; photocatalytic properties of oxide‐based nanomaterials; synthesis of nanomaterials and functional hybrid composites; mechanistic studies on photocatalytic reactions; synthesis and biomedical applications of polyoxometalates
Contribution: Special Issue: Progress in Nanomaterials Preparation

Prof. Dr. Jonathan Phillips
Department of Physics, Spanagel Hall, Room 203, 833 Dyer Road, Monterey, CA 93943-5216, USA
Interests: heterogeneous catalysts; carbon materials; plasma generated materials; dielectrics metal particle synthesis; material-radical interactions; energy storage; microcalorimetry; mossbauer spectroscopy; quantum mechanics; plasma physics
Contribution: Special Issue: Carbon Fibers
In other journals:
Special Issue: Carbon Fibers

Prof. Dr. Nicola Pugno
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica Università di Trento, via Mesiano, 77 I-38123 Trento, Italy
Tel. +39 0461 282525; Fax: +39 0461 282599
Interests: bio-inspired hierarchical super nanomaterials; super-strong graphene, nanotubes and related bundles and composites; smart adhesion of insects, spiders and geckos and related gecko-inspired nanostructured surfaces; self-cleaning & anti-adhesive super-hydrophobic leaves and related lotus-inspired nanostructured surfaces; spider-silk and web and related spider-inspired super-tough materials and structures; design and fabrication of Nano Electro Mechanical Systems; hierarchical fibre bundle models, ropes, tissues and cellular solids; graphene nanoscrolls and related systems; nanomedicine: tumor cellular growth, nanovector therapeutics and scaffolds for the regenerative medicine; nanoindentation and related size- and shape-effects; Quantized Fracture Mechanics, in quasi-static, dynamic and fatigue regimes; Nanoscale Weibull & Fractal Statistics and related size-effects on material strength; multiscale fragmentation under impact and explosions and structural dynamics
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Bio-inspired Materials

Prof. Dr. Erik Reimhult
Head, Department of Nanobiotechnology, Instititute for Biologocially inspired materials, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Muthgasse 11-II, A-1190 Vienna, Austria
Tel. +43 1 47654 22 30
Interests: functional biointerfaces, supported lipid bilayers, functional biomimetic nanoparticles and nanoparticle assemblies, colloidal strings and pickering interfaces
Contribution: Special Issue: Supported Lipid Membrane Surface Modifications and Applications
Special Issue: Surface Modification and Assembly of Magnetic Nanoparticle Materials
Special Issue: Biointerfaces and Materials

Dr. Marco Salerno
Department of Nanophysics, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia via Morego 30, Genova, I-16163, Italy
Tel. +39 10 71 781 444; Fax: +39 10 72 03 21
Interests: atomic force microscopy; nanoindentation; nanocomposites; anodic porous alumina; cell adhesion substrates
Contribution: Special Issue: Selected Papers from PHOTOPTICS 2014
Special Issue: Intermetallic Alloys: Fabrication, Properties and Applications

Prof. Dr. Heather Sheardown
Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, Room JHE-124A, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L7, Canada
Tel. +1 905 525 9140 (ext.24794)
Interests: ophthalmic biomaterials; ophthalmic drug delivery; polymers; surface modification; protein adsorption; cell material interactions; hydrogels; contact lenses; intraocular lenses
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Biomaterials
Special Issue: Biocompatibility of Materials 2013
In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Ophthalmic Biomaterials

Prof. Dr. Armando J. D. Silvestre
Ciceco, Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Tel. +351 234 370 711; Fax: +351 234 370 084
Interests: materials from renewable resources; cellulose; nanofibers; bacterial cellulose; natural polymers; bionanocomposites
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Cellulosic Materials
Special Issue: Advances in Cellulosic Materials 2014
Special Issue: Biobased Nanocomposite Functional Materials

Prof. Dr. Jordi Sort
Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) and Departament de Física, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: nanocrystalline alloys; metallic glasses; metallic films and patterned structures; nanomechanical properties; magnetic behaviour; phase transformations; modeling
Contribution: Special Issue: Titanium Materials for Biomedical Application 2013
In other journals:
Special Issue: Ordered Mesoporous Nanomaterials
Special Issue: Nanoporous Metallic Alloys
Special Issue: Frontiers in Mesoporous Nanomaterials

Prof. Dr. Juergen Stampfl
TU Wien Inst. fuer Werkstoffwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnologie Favoritenstrasse 9-11 A-1040 Wien, Austria
Tel. 43(0)1 58801-30862; Fax: +43(0)1 58801-30895
Interests: additive manufacturing technologies; 3D-printing; materials testing; polymers; ceramics; biomaterials

Prof. Dr. Steven L. Suib
Unit 3060, Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, 55 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-3060, USA
Tel. +1 860 486 2797; Fax: +1 860 486 2981
Interests: manganese oxides; catalysis; ceramics; nanotech; microwaves

Prof. Dr. Kiyonori Suzuki
Department of Materials Engineering, Monash University, Room 163, Building 19, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
Tel. +61 3 9905 9566
Interests: magnetic materials; magnetic nanoparticles; amorphous alloys; hydrogen storage alloys; hydrogen permeation alloys
Contribution: Special Issue: Hydrogen Storage Alloys

Prof. Dr. Haolin Tang
State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, 122 Luoshi Road, Wuhan, China
Tel. +86 27 8788 9468; Fax: +86 27 87884448
Interests: fuel cells; Li-ion battery; electrochemical energy materials; nanostructured electrolyte; electrocatalyst; self-assembling hybrid materials

Dr. Franklin (Feng) Tao
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Tel. +574 631 1394
Interests: catalysis; nano science; materials synthesis
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Energy Storage and Conversion

Dr. Naozumi Teramoto
Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Chiba Institute of Technology, 2-17-1 Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan
Tel. +81 47 478 0406; Fax: +81 47 478 0406
Interests: biomaterial; bio-based polymer; bioplastics; biodegradable polymer; biopolymer; composite material comprising a polymer matrix

Prof. Dr. Peter J. Uggowitzer
ETH Zurich Metal Physics and Technology Department of Materials HCI J490, Wolfgang-Pauli Str. 10 CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: light metals, biodegradable metals, metallic glasses, corrosion-resistant alloys, phase transformations. Contribution: Special issue: “Light Alloys and Their Applications”
Contribution: Special Issue: Light Alloys and Their Applications
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the International Aluminium Conference (INALCO) 2013

Prof. Dr. Subbu S. Venkatraman
School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, N4.1-1-30, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798 Singapore
Interests: Gene and Drug Delivery; Polymers in Biomedical Devices; Biomaterial-Cell Interactions; Translation of Biomedical Research

Prof. Dr. Guoxiu Wang
Centre for Clean Energy Technology School of Chemistry and Forensic Science University of Technology Sydney Broadway, Sydney, NSW 2007, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9514 1741; Fax: +61 2 9514 1460
Interests: Lithium ion battery, Supercapacitor, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, Graphene, Carbon materials

Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff
Materials Chemistry, Institute for Materials Science, University of Stuttgart, Heisenbergstr. 3, Room 2 V09 MPI- IS DE-70569 Stuttgart; Germany
Tel. +49 711 685 61932; Fax: +49 173 577 3519
Interests: solid state chemistry; perovskite-type oxides and oxynitrides; materials for energy conversion technologies; crystallography; thermoelectricity; analytical chemistry: exhaust gas catalysis
Contribution: Special Issue: Novel Thermoelectric Materials and Applications

Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner
Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials & TU Dresden, Center for Regenerative Therapies, Hohe Str. 06, 01069 Dresden, Germany
Tel. +49 351 4658531; Fax: +49 351 4658533
Interests: biomaterials; biomimetic materials; biohybrid materials; colloid and interface science; drug delivery systems; electrokinetics; hemocompatibility; polymeric biomaterials; regenerative therapies; soft matter; stem cell bioengineering; tissue engineering

Dr. Vance Williams
Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby B.C., V5A 1S6, Canada
Tel. +1 778 782 8059; Fax: +1 778 782 3765
Interests: organic synthesis; liquid crystals; conjugated polymers; gels; self-assembly; molecular recognition; electronic materials; photochromism; novel aromatic systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Quasicrystals
In other journals:
Special Issue: Molecular Symmetry

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