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Section Board for 'Advanced Composites' (86)

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Prof. Dr. Alessandro Pegoretti
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Trento, 38121 Trento, Italy
Interests: deformation, yield and fracture mechanics of polymers and composites; processing and characterization of multiphase polymeric materials (micro- and nanocomposites, blends); durability of polymeric and composite materials; environmentally sustainable polymers and composites (biodegradable, from renewable resources, fully recyclable); polymers and composites with functional properties (electrical conductivity, shape memory, strain and damage monitoring, self-healing, etc.)
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Dr. Antonio Mattia Grande
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Department of Aerospace Science and Technology, Politecnico di Milano, Via Giuseppe La Masa, 34, 20156 Milan, Italy
Interests: multifunctional materials; self-healing; composites; fracture mechanics; additive manufacturing; viscoelasticity; damping; shape memory
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Prof. Dr. Joanna Ryszkowska
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Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Warsaw, University of Technology, Woloska 141, 02-507 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: polyurethane foams; polyurethane elastomers; polyurethane composites; polymer thermoplastic composites with natural fillers; polymer and its composites from natural resources; polymer thermal analysis; polymer structure analysis; relationships between structure and properties
Prof. Dr. Rui Miranda Guedes
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INEGI-LAETA, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: creep; viscoelasticity; viscoplasticity; composites; long-term; accelerated testing; delayed failure; fatigue; aging; biodegradable polymers
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Prof. Dr. Gaohui Wu
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
Interests: metal matrix composites; nanocomposite; composite materials preparation and design
Dr. Grzegorz Nowaczyk
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NanoBioMedical Centere, Adam Mickiewicz University, Umultowska str. 85, 61-614 Poznan, Poland
Interests: inorganic and organic nanomaterials; hybrid nanoparticles; high-resolution transmission electron microscopy; nanomaterials for catalysis; molecular dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Linan An
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
Interests: ceramics; composites; mechanical behavior; advanced processing
Prof. Dr. Maciej Sitarz
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Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow MP, Poland
Interests: material engineering; structure and microstructure of building materials; IR and NMR spectroscopy; corrosion; chemistry of building materials
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Prof. Dr. Zhiping Xu
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School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Interests: microstructural complexity and evolution of matter
Prof. Dr. Bingyang Cao
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School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Interests: thermophysical properties of nanomaterials; thermal functional materials; thermal management technologies
Prof. Dr. Bin Yu
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State Key Laboratory of Fire Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, China
Interests: composites; bioinspiration; fire safety; nanomaterials; materials sustainability
Dr. Rui Miguel Novais
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Department of Materials and Ceramic Engineering, CICECO- Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: synthesis and characterization of geopolymers and alkali-activated materials; development and characterization of low thermal conductivity materials; PCM-containing building materials for improving buildings thermal performance; waste valorization; synthesis of ecoceramics for energy production; activated carbons
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Dr. Konstantinos G. Dassios
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Interests: design, synthesis and applications of novel materials based on carbon nanotubes; processing and mechanical properties of ceramic matrix nanocomposites; fracture behaviour and residual stresses of ceramic matrix composites; development of novel cement-based nanocomposite for next-generation structures
Prof. Dr. Francesco Fabbrocino
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Department of Engineering, Telematic University Pegaso, Piazza Trieste e Trento, 48, 80132 Naples, Italy
Interests: composite materials; masonry structures; numerical modeling; mechanical engineering; bridge engineering; modal analysis; dynamics; civil engineering; materials engineering; experimental characterization; concrete durability
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Prof. Dr. Qinglin Wu
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School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University Ag Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Interests: Sustainable lignocellulosic nanomaterials; building blocks for composites, fluids, and energy storage materials
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Prof. Dr. Patricia Krawczak
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Centre for Materials and Processes, IMT Lille-Douai, Institut Mines-Télécom, Douai, France
Interests: advanced composites; polymer composites; composites manufacturing and properties; polymer processing and properties; advanced manufacturing; additive manufacturing and 3D printing; structural health monitoring; recycling; bio-based polymers and composites
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Prof. Dr. Barbara Gawdzik
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Department of Polymer Chemistry, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
Interests: synthesis of new monomers and polymers; chemical modification of synthetic and natural polymers; synthesis of porous polymers for applications in various chromatographic techniques; synthesis of novel polymer-based adsorbents having desired properties for health and environmental protection; synthesis and applications of imprinted polymers; synthesis and investigations of carbon adsorbents from synthetic and natural polymers; chromatographic analysis; investigations of porous structure of polymeric materials; use of recycled polymers in the synthesis; environmental protection, wasteless processes.
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Bernasconi
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: fatigue of short-fiber-reinforced polymers; fatigue and fracture of adhesives; microstructural characterization of short-fiber-reinforced polymers; structural health monitoring of composite laminates and adhesive joints
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Prof. Dr. Irina Hussainova
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Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, 19086 Tallinn, Estonia
Interests: composites; ceramics; biomaterials; nanomaterials; materials science; tribology; additive manufacturing; powder metallurgy
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Prof. Dr. Sergio Torres-Giner
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Research Institute of Food Engineering for Development (IIAD), Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Interests: bio-based and biodegradable polymers; green composites; polymerization of biopolymers; processing of bioplastics; nanofibers obtained by electrospinning; sustainable polymer technologies for food preservation; controlled release of active compounds in plastic formulations; biopolymers for food packaging; bioeconomy; circular economy
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Dr. Masaki Narisawa
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Department of Materials Science, Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Japan
Interests: polymer; ceramic phase
Dr. Tobias Fey
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Glass and Ceramics, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), 90762 Erlangen, Germany
Interests: periodic and nonperiodic cellular ceramics and composites, microstructure characterisation (esp. microtomography) and testing, simulation and modeling on µCT-derived microstructure models
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Prof. Dr. Jesus Gonzalez-Julian
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Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Materials Synthesis and Processing (IEK-1), Forschungszentrum Jülich, 52425 Jülich, Germany
Interests: advanced ceramics; MAX phases; MXenes; sustainable processes; energy transition; sintering; composites; high temperature
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Dr. Krzysztof Formela
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Department of Polymer Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, G. Narutowicza Str. 11/12, Gdańsk University of Technology, 80-233 Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: plastics and rubber recycling; reactive processing; composites; polymer blends and composites compatibilization; bitumen modification
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Dr. Ján Valíček
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Regional Technology Institute, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of West Bohemia, Univerzitni 8, 306 14 Pilsen, Czech Republic
Interests: advanced materials; mechanical properties; surface engineering; coatings; applied physics
Dr. Francisco Javier Espinach Orús
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Development and Product Innovation, Universitat de Girona, Girona, Spain
Interests: micromechanics; natural fiber composites; innovation; product design; nanofibers; green composites; nanocomposites
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Prof. Dr. Evgeny Morozov
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School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, Australia
Interests: advanced composite materials; composite structures; mechanics of composite materials and structures; composite design; testing and manufacture; applied and structural mechanics
Prof. Dr. Antoine Le Duigou
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IRDL – Institut de Recherche Dupuy de Lôme, University of South Brittany, UMR CNRS 6027, IRDL, F-56100 Lorient, France
Interests: 3D/4D printing; multifunctional composites, natural fibre composites; biomimicry
Dr. Jānis Andersons
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Institute for Mechanics of Materials, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
Interests: polymer composites; cellular and porous materials; durability of polymer composites; deformation and fracture mechanics of composites; natural fibers
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Garcea
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Dipartimento di Informatica Modellistica Elettronica e Sistemistica (DIMES), Università della Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
Interests: buckling and postbuckling; composites; finite element method; fire analysis; fire resistance; generalized beam models; geometric nonlinearities; isogeometric analysis; limit and shakedown analysis; mixed finite elements
Prof. Dr. Steve Eichhorn
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Bristol Composites Institute, School of Civil, Aerospace, and Mechanical Engineering, University Walk, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Interests: natural fibre composites; high performance cellulose fibres; carbon fibres from sustainable precursors; cellulosic gels; nanocomposites; decolonisation of the curriculum and decolonial epistomology in engineering and STEM subjects
Dr. Jakub Matusik
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Department of Mineralogy, Petrography and Geochemistry Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection AGH University of Science and Technology, al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków, Poland
Interests: clays and clay minerals; layered double hydroxides (LDHs); zeolites; organominerals; advanced adsorbents; mineral-based composites; mineral-based structures for wastewater purification and remediation; polymer–mineral nanocomposites
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Prof. Dr. Bai Yu
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Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
Interests: composite structures; modular construction; robotic construction; fiber-reinforced materials and structures; structural adhesives and adhesively-bonded structures
Prof. Dr. Roberts Joffe
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Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Luleå University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden
Interests: polymer composites; damage in composites; durability of composites; high-temperature polymers; ageing; degradation of properties; multi-functional materials; long-term performance; natural fibers; bio-based composites
Prof. Dr. Michele Muccini
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Istituto per lo Studio dei Materiali Nanostrutturati, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Via P. Gobetti 101, 40129 Bologna, Italy
Interests: materials science; organic photonics; OLETs; organic-neural cells interfaces
Prof. Dr. Shmuel Hayun
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Department of Materials Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, P.O. Box 653, Beer-Sheva 8410501, Israel
Interests: material science; thermal analysis; advanced ceramics
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Dr. Andrea Petrella
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Department of Civil, Environmental, Land, Building Engineering and Chemistry, Polytechnic University of Bari, via E. Orabona, 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: use of recycling organic and inorganic materials in the building trade and/or in the removal of heavy metals present in wastewater; photocatalytic materials for the degradation of bio-persistent pollutants in water and wastewater; nanocomposites for energy conversion and for novel optical devices
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Prof. Dr. Nicolas Sbirrazzuoli
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Institute of Chemistry of Nice (ICN)-UMR CNRS 7272, Department of Chemistry, University Côte d'Azur (UCA), 06108 Nice, France
Interests: physico-chemistry of synthetic and biobased polymers and nanocomposites; biodegradable and renewable polymers; valorization of biomass and of side products from industry and biorefineries; mechanisms and kinetic of polymerizations; curing, crystallization, glass transition, gelification, vitrification, physical ageing, degradation of polymers; relations structure-properties; thermal and mechanical properties; isoconversional kinetic analysis
Prof. Dr. Witold Brostow
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Laboratory of Advanced Polymers & Optimized Materials (LAPOM), Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, 3940 North Elm Street, Denton, TX 76207, USA
Interests: polymers; composites; tribology; mechanics; thermodynamics
Prof. Dr. Michele Meo
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath, UK
Interests: structural health monitoring; ultrasound; nonlinear acoustics; carbon nanotubes and graphene; energy harvesting; piezoelectric transducers; thermal wave imaging; phased arrays
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Pirondi
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Architettura, Università di Parma, Parma, Italy
Interests: numerical modeling and experimenting of damage and fracture in materials and joints
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Prof. Dr. Alexey Bobrovsky
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Faculty of Chemistry, Moscow State University, Leninskie gory, 119992 Moscow, Russia
Interests: liquid crystals; liquid crystalline polymers; photochemistry; photonic structures; LC polymer composites
Prof. Dr. Nawawi Chouw
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Auckland, Building 906, Level 2, Room 213 314-390 Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
Interests: natural-fibre-reinforced polymer and concrete; dynamics of natural material-based structures; human-induced vibration; earthquake engineering; structural dynamics
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Dr. Rafael Verduzco
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, USA
Interests: polymer science with applications in energy, separations, and health
Prof. Dr. Piotr Kurcok
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Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, 34, M. Curie-Sklodowska Str., 41-819 Zabrze, Poland
Interests: sustainable polymers, biocompatible polymer systems; biodegradable polymers; bioactive oligomers; controlled drug delivery systems; ring-opening polymerization; polymers for biomedical applications
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Prof. Dr. Jannick Duchet-Rumeau
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Laboratoire Ingénierie des Matériaux Polymères, CNRS UMR 5223, INSA Lyon, 69100 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
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Prof. Dr. Rafael Antonio Balart Gimeno
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Technological Institute of Materials (ITM), Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), 03801 Alcoy, Spain
Interests: aliphatic polyesters; blends; compatibilization; advanced characterization; functional additives; unsaturated polyester resins; composites
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Dr. Federico Carosio
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Dipartimento di Scienza Applicata e Tecnologia, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
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. Dr. Igor Sevostianov
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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA
Interests: biomaterials; advance composites; porous materials; materials simulation and design
Prof. Dr. Philippe Boisse
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Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de Lyon, Villeurbanne, France
Interests: composite forming; process simulation; textile materials
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Prof. Dr. Aleksander Muc
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Institute of Machine Design, Cracow University of Technology, Warszawska 24, 31-155 Cracow, Poland
Interests: 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 and nanostructures; machine design; mechanical behavior of polymers; flutter problems
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Prof. Dr. Anthony M. Waas
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Affiliate Professor of Aerostructures, William E Boeing Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-2400, USA
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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Prof. Dr. Nektaria-Marianthi Barkoula
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
Interests: structure-property relationships in materials; durability of polymers/polymer composites and cement-based composites; tribological behavior of polymers; metals and composites; biodegradable/biobased polymers; recyclability; eco-composites, nanocomposites/multi-functional materials/hierarchical composites
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Prof. Dr. 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, 10129 Turin, Italy
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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Institute of Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials, National research Council of Italy, Italy
Interests: polymer composites; graphene and its derivatives; multifunctional and multiscale charcaterization
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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. Dr. Claudio Francesco Badini
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Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: material design; composite materials; additive manufacturing; structural and functional materials
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Prof. Dr. Susan Bernal
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School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: alkali-activated materials; geopolymers; durability; alternative cements
Prof. Dr. Dinesh Agrawal
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Engineering Science and Mechanics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, TX, USA
Interests: microwave processing of ceramics; composites; metals; 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
Interests: inorganic polymers; organometallic polymers; nanocomposites
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Prof. Dr. Biqiong Chen
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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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Centro Direzionale Isola C4, Università di Napoli Parthenope, 80132 Napoli, 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. Dr. Eduardo Júlio
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Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources, CERIS & Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: structural concrete; rehabilitation; sustainability; prefabrication; structural-health monitoring
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Prof. Dr. Evgeny LEVASHOV
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SHS-Center MISIS-ISMAN, National University of Science and Technology “MISIS” Leninsky prospect, 4, 119049 Moscow, Russia
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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Institute for Chemistry, University Rostock, 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
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. 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

School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, 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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Prof. Dr. Jorge de Brito
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Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georresources, 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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Prof. Dr. David Atwood
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Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
Interests: inorganic and materials chemistry; organic and organometallic chemistry; biological and pharmaceutical chemistry
Prof. Dr. Xu-Ming Xie
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: polymer hydrogels; polymer blends; nanomaterials and nanocomposites; plastics recycling and value-added reuse
Prof. Dr. Valentino Paolo Berardi
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, 84084 Fisciano, Italy
Interests: structural mechanics; fracture mechanics; applied computational mathematics; composite materials and structures; structural junctions; retrofitting of existing structures; thin-walled beams; rheology of materials
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Prof. Dr. Georgios Bokias
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1. Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, GR–26504 Patras, Greece;
2. Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (FORTH/ICE-HT), Stadiou Street, P.O. Box 1414, GR-26504 Rio-Patras, Greece
Interests: stimuli-responsive and functional polymeric materials; synthetic and reversible hydrogels; optically-labelled polymers; hybrid inorganic/organic soft materials
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Prof. Dr. De-Yi Wang
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High Performance Polymer Nanocomposites, IMDEA Materials Institute, Madrid, Spain
Interests: fire retardant materials; functional nanomaterial; biobased polymer and functional polymers; polymer nanocomposites; fire safety energy storage materials
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Spagnoli
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Solid and Structural Mechanics Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma, 43124 Parma, Italy
Interests: solid mechanics; fracture mechanics; fatigue; composites; advanced materials; biomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Michele Giordano
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Institute Polymers Composites and Biomaterials, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Rome, Italy
Interests: composite materials; nanomaterials; polymers; fiber optic sensors
Prof. Dr. Grażyna Adamus
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Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, M. Curie-Skłodowskiej 34, 41-819 Zabrze, Poland
Interests: polymers from renewable resources; synthesis of functional polymers; structure–property relationships; novel polymeric materials of controlled biodegradability; application of mass spectrometry techniques to the structural study of synthetic polymers at the molecular level
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Dr. Daniel Kiener
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Department Materials Science, Chair of Materials Physics, Montanuniversität Leoben, Jahnstrasse 12, 8700 Leoben, Austria
Interests: micro- and nanomechanics and micro- and nanostructure characterization
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Dr. Jong K Keum
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Chemical and Engineering Materials Division, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
Prof. Dr. José Miguel Martín Martínez
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Adhesion and Adhesives Laboratory, University of Alicante, 03080 Alicante, Spain
Interests: adhesion; adhesives; polymers; composites; footwear; coatings; sealants
Prof. Dr. Ioannis S. Chronakis
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DTU-Food, Technical University of Denmark, Kemitorvet 202, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: electrospinning; electrospray; electrohydrodynamic methods; functional nano-microstructures; polysaccharides; proteins; targeted delivery; food and life science applications
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