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Section Board for 'Advanced Composites' (36)

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Prof. Nawawi Chouw
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Director of the University of Auckland Centre for Earthquake Engineering Research The University of Auckland Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Building 906, Level 2, Room 213 314-390 Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket, Auckland 1023 New Zealand
Tel. +64 9 923 3512; Fax: +64 9 373 7462
Interests: natural fibre reinforced polymer and concrete, dynamics of natural material based structures, human-induced vibration, earthquake engineering, structural dynamics
Prof. Dr. Witold Brostow, FRSC
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1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Physics, University of North Texas, Denton, USA
2. College of Mechanics and Robotics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Interests: polymer and composite systems; materials science education; biomaterials; drag reduction and flocculation; long term prediction of service performance of polymer-based materials (PBMs); materials modification via irradiation and/or magnetic fields; materials recycling; mechanical and tribological properties; molecular dynamics computer simulations of mechanics and tribology; phase structures; polymer liquid crystals
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rafael Verduzco
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
Interests: Polymer science with applications in energy, separations, and health
Prof. Jannick Duchet-Rumeau
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laboratory "Polymer Materials Engineering" UMR CNRS #5223, Villeurbanne, France
Interests: Multiscale relationships between architecture and physical properties of polymer materials involving nanocomposites materials; mesoporous materials; self assembled and textured materials onto inorganic surfaces; ionic materials from Ionic Liquids; the multi-phased materials; polymer blends and fiber based composites
Prof. Dr. Rafael Antonio Balart Gimeno
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Technological Institute of Materials (ITM), Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)
Interests: aliphatic polyesters; blends; compatibilization; advanced characterization; functional additives; green composites; biobased materials; circular economy
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Dr. Federico Carosio
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Dipartimento di Scienza Applicata e Tecnologia, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Tel. +39 0131 229303; Fax: +39 0131 229399
Interests: nanostructured coatings, layer-by-layer assembly, polymer composites, polymer nanocomposites, nanocellulose-based materials, graphene related materials, flame retardancy, gas barrier properties
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Prof. Igor Sevostianov
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New Mexico State University Las Cruces, Las Cruces, United States
Interests: Biomaterials, Advance composites, Porous materials, Materials simulation and design
Prof. Muc Aleksander
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Politechnika Krakowska, Krakow, Poland
Interests: Optimal Design; Composite Materials; Numerical Methods; Experimental Methods (Thermography, SHM, DIC); Static and Fatigue Damage of Materials and Constructions; Plated and Shell Structures; Optimization Algorithms; Vibrations; Nanomechanics & Nanostructures; Machine Design; Mechanical Behaviour of Polymers; Flutter Problems
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Prof. Dr. Philippe Boisse
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LamCoS, Université de Lyon, France
Interests: Composites; Composites forming; Composites manufacturing; Fibrous materials; Textile materials; simulations and experiments
Prof. Anthony M. Waas
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Affiliate Professor of Aerostructures, William E Boeing Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA98195-2400
Interests: Automated Manufacturing of Aerostructures; Mechanics of Cellular Solids and 3D printed solids; Damage and Failure of Composites
Dr. Andrea Sorrentino
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Institute of Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials (IPCB), National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Via Previati 1/C, 23900 Lecco, Italy
Interests: process–properties relashionships; morphology and properties of polymeric materials; polymer processing; injection and compression moulding; nanofunctionalized polymer materials for barrier and electrical applications; polymer (bio/photo)-degradation; bionanocomposites materials; thermomechanical properties; biodegradable materials; high performances composite materials; materials for sensing; materials for drug delivery; self-healing materials
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Assoc. Prof. Nektaria Marianthi Barkoula
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
Interests: Biodegradable/Biobased Composites, Nanocomposites, Eco-friendly Materials, Concrete based Materials, Durability, Wear, Structure-property relationships
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Prof. Milena Salvo
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Department of Applied Science and Technology, Institute of Materials Physics and Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, Turin, Italy
Tel. +39 0110904706
Interests: joining of advanced materials; ceramics; glasses; ceramic matrix composites; oxidation protective coatings; reuse of bottom-ash
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Mele
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Department of Engineering for Innovation, University of Salento, Via Monteroni 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: functional green materials and processes; materials from renewables; nanomaterials; (photo)catalysis; organic/inorganic hybrids
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Dr. Marino Lavorgna
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National Research Council, Rome, IPCB-CNR P.le Fermi, 1 Portici (NA)-Italy; v. Previati 1/C, Lecco, Italy
Interests: process–properties relationships; morphology and properties of polymeric materials; graphene-based composites, graphene aerogels, multifunctional coatings for Cultural Heritage, new polymer nanocomposites for 3D printing technology, nanocomposites for barrier and electrical applications; bio-nanocomposites materials; SAXS characterization of nanocomposites
Dr. Laura Silvestroni
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Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramic, National Research Council, Faenza, Italy
Interests: structural ceramics; fiber; sintering; microstructure; interface; SEM; TEM; mechanical properties; fracture toughness; strength; oxidation; ablation
Prof. Dr. Alfonso Maffezzoli
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Innovazione, Università del Salento, via per Monteroni, km 1, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: composite processing and properties; polymer processing and properties; nanocomposites
Prof. Claudio Francesco Badini
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Politecnico di Torino,Dip. Scienza Applicata e Tecnologia,C.so Duca degli Abruzzi 24,10129 Torino, Italy
Tel. +0039-011-0904635; Fax: +0039-011-0904799
Interests: ceramics, polymers, non-ferrous metals and alloys, composites and coatings
Prof. Dr. Minna Hakkarainen
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Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Teknikringen 58, 11428 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: biobased materials; degradable polymers; recycling; graphene oxide; carbon dots; polymer nanocomposites; materials for packaging; biomedical applications and water purification
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Dr. Susan Bernal
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University Academic Fellow & EPSRC Early Career Fellow, School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
Interests: alkali-activated materials; geopolymers; durability; alternative cements
Prof. Dinesh Agrawal
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Engineering Science and Mechanics, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Interests: microwave processing of ceramics; composites; metals; etc., low thermal expansion materials; ceramic processing; rad-waste management
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Prof. Dr. Walter Remo Caseri
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Department of Materials, ETH Zürich, HCI F 515, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 5, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Fax: +41 44 632 10 96
Interests: inorganic polymers; organometallic polymers; nanocomposites
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Prof. Biqiong Chen
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Professor of Polymer Engineering, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Queen's University Belfast, Ashby Building, Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT7 5AH, UK
Interests: polymer nanocomposites, graphene, clay, elastomers, scaffolds, hydrogels, stimuli-responsive composites
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Colangelo
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Department of Engineering, University of Naples Parthenope, Naples, Italy
Interests: ferrous metals; durability of iron; metallic waste recycling; innovative materials for civil applications; metallic fibers; 3D printing; FRP; FRC; SCC; geopolymer; sustainability of construction materials; the application of Life Cycle Assessment methodology to different processes for preparation of innovative building material; sustainability of construction
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Prof. Eduardo Júlio
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Civil Engineering Department, Instituto Superior Técnico, Univ. of Lisbon, Av. Rovisco Pais, N. 1, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: concrete structures; strengthening techniques; bonding; interfaces
Prof. Evgeny LEVASHOV
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Head of the Chair “Powder Metallurgy and Functional Coatings”, and Head of the SHS-Center MISIS-ISMAN, National University of Science and Technology “MISIS” Leninsky prospect, 4, Moscow 119049, Russia
Tel. +7- 495-638-45-00; Fax: +7- 499-236-52-98
Interests: Combustion synthesis, powder metallurgy, plasma surface engineering, pulsed electrospark deposition, nanostructured ceramics, tribological coatings, biocompatible coatings, diamond containing metal matrix composites
Prof. Dr. Peter Langer
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Universität Rostock, Institut für Chemie, Abteilung für Organische Chemie, Albert-Einstein-Straße 3a, 18059 Rostock, Germany
Interests: organic synthesis; heterocycles; organic functional materials
Dr. Geminiano Mancusi
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Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, Giovanni P. II street, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
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
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Prof. Dr. Marco Morreale
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Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Kore University of Enna, 94100– Enna, Italy
Interests: green composites, biocomposites, biodegradable polymers, polymer processing, mechanical behaviour of polymer-based systems, rheological behaviour of polymer-based systems, nanocomposites, polymer blends, aging of polymer-based systems, asphalts
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Prof. Hua-Xin Peng
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1. Professor of Aerospace Materials Director, Institute for Composites Science Innovation (InCSI) school of Mat Sci Eng,Zhejiang University,38 Zheda Road,Hangzhou, 310027,PR China
2. Visiting Professor, University of Bristol, UK
Interests: Metal-ceramic composite, multifunctional composite, nanocomposites, microwave absorption, microstructural design, composite theory, reinforcement distribution
Prof. Dr. Kim L. Pickering
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School of Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
Interests: natual-fiber; composites; semi-structural/structural applications
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Prof. Dr. Andrew Ruys
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Director of Biomedical Engineering,University of Sydney,Sydney, NSW, Australia
Interests: biomaterials; bioceramics; ceramics; hydroxyapatite; alumina; ZTA (zirconia toughened alumina); DLC (diamond-like carbon); fibre-reinforced ceramics; porous materials; scaffolds; tissue engineering; bioactive glasses; electrophoretic deposition; bionic feedthroughs; bioactive coatings; DLC coatings; drug delivery
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Dr. Prabir K. Sarker
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Department of Civil Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
Interests: Concrete materials; Reinforced concrete structures; sustainable use of by-products in concrete; geopolymer concrete; durability of concrete
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Prof. Dr. Luyi Sun
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Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, 97 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3136, Storrs, CT 06269-3136, USA
Interests: solid state chemistry; layered compounds; clays; hydrates; polymers; composites; green science
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Dr. Mark T. Whittaker
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Institute of Structural Materials, Bay Campus, College of Engineering, Swansea University. SA1 8EN, Swansea, UK
Interests: thermo-mechanical fatigue, creep, fatigue lifing, titanium alloys, nickel-based superalloys
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Prof. Dr. Jorge de Brito
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Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049–001 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: sustainable construction (recycled aggregates in concrete and mortars); bridge and building management systems; buildings service life (prediction); life cycle assessment; construction technology
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