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Prof. Dr. Seung Hwan Ko
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: sustainable energy devices; nanomaterial synthesis and characterization; microscale heat transfer; flexible and stretchable electronics
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Prof. Dr. Weilin Xu
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State Key Laboratory of New Textile Materials and Advanced Processing Technologies, Wuhan Textile University, Wuhan 430200, China
Interests: smart textiles; advanced fiber; strain sensor; structural color; thermal management
Dr. Maria Rosaria Plutino
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Istituto Per Lo Studio Dei Materiali Nanostrutturati, ISMN – CNR, Palermo, c/o Department of ChiBioFarAm, University of Messina, 98166 Messina (Me), Italy
Interests: design, development, and structural characterization of hybrid multifunctional nanomaterials for sustainable applications and technologies; functional nanocomposites; polymeric coatings; surface properties implementation; green chemistry; supramolecular assemblies; organometallic complexes; smart materials; nanostructured materials; colloidal nanoparticles; blend bio-based polymers
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Prof. Dr. Junwei Zha
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Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China
Interests: nanodielectrics; dielectric properties; energy storage; thermal management; insulation materials; smart materials
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Prof. Dr. Edward Bormashenko
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Chemical Engineering Department, Engineering Sciences Faculty, Ariel University, Ariel 407000, Israel
Interests: materials science; interface science; metamaterials; foundations of thermodynamics; plasma science
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Dr. Valeria Braccini
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CNR-SPIN Genova, C.so F. M. Perrone 24, 16152 Genova, Italy
Interests: superconducting thin films; Fe-based superconductors; critical current and pinning properties in superconductors; superconducting wires and tapes
Dr. Xiangzhong Chen
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Multi-Scale Robotics Lab, Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: magnetic materials; functional dielectric materials; biomaterials; ferroelectric materials; piezoelectric materials
Prof. Dr. Changxin Chen
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Department of Micro/Nano Electronics, School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: graphene nanoribbon; carbon nanotube; black phosphorus; field-effect transistor; photovoltaic device; photoelectric detector; nanoelectronics; nano-optoelectronics
Dr. Massimo Cocchi
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National Research Council (CNR), Institute of Organic Synthesis and Photoreactivity, Via Piero Gobetti 101, Bologna, Italy
Interests: organic thin films; electroluminescence; photoluminesce; photopysics of organic active materials; Organic Ligth Emitting Diode (OLED)
Prof. Dr. Xu Deng
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Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Interests: superhydrophobic surface; superoleophobic surface; surface treatment; colloids and interface; surface pattern; wettability; bioinspired materials
Prof. Dr. Binyang Du
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Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Yuquan Campus, Polymer Building, Room 419, Zheda Road No. 38, Hangzhou 310027, China
Interests: environmental responsive microgels/hydrogels; (multi)block copolymers; quartz crystal microbalance
Prof. Dr. Silvia Farè
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Professor of Industrial Bioengineering, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta”, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: polymer synthesis and characterization; biomimetic polymers; synthetic and natural polymers; smart polymers and stimuli-responsive hydrogels; cell-biomaterial interactions; microstructured 2D and 3D structure for regenerative medicine; electrospinning; 3D printing and bioprinting
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Prof. Dr. Jan Frenzel
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Chair for Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty Mechanical Engineering, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitaetsstr. 150, 44801 Bochum, Germany
Interests: shape memory alloys; martensitic transformations; processing of advanced functional and structural engineering materials; solidification; microstructure characterization
Dr. Carlos Frontera
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Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona, ICMAB, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC, Campus UAB, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: oxide materials with high electron correlation; oxide thin films; X-ray/synchrotron/neutron diffraction characterization of thin films and inorganic materials; crystallography; x-ray absorption; XMCD-XLD
Prof. Dr. Yen-Pei Fu
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Dong Hwa University, Shou-Feng, Hualien 97401, Taiwan
Interests: photocatalysts for energy and environment applications; cathode materials for solid oxide fuel cells; supercapacitor materials; counter electrodes for dye sensitized solar cells; electrochemical sensors
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Prof. Dr. Ioannis Giapintzakis
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Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, PO Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: thin-film solar cells; thermoelectricity; resistive switching phenomena; thermal transport; interface effects; growth of epitaxial thin films and nanostructures; magnetism; superconductivity; irradiation effects
Prof. Dr. Sai Gu
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School of Engineering, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Interests: bioenergy; carbon capture; powder metallurgy; surface coating; smart materials
Prof. Dr. Albert Guijarro
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Department of Organic Chemistry and Universitary Institute of Organic Synthesis, Campus of San Vicente del Raspeig, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain
Interests: 2D and 3D polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; helicenes and heterohelicenes; organic superconducting materials; chirality
Dr. Ichiro Imae
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Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
Interests: conducting polymers; conjugated polymers and oligomers; organic solar cells; organic thermoelectrics; organic electrochromic windows
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Dr. Jung Bin In
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School of Mechanical Engineering, Chung-Ang University, Seoul 06974, Korea
Interests: supercapacitors; wearable devices; carbon nanomaterials; crystal growth; laser thermal processing; micro/nano fabrication
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Prof. Dr. Béla Iván
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Polymer Chemistry Research Group, Institute of Materials and Environmental Chemistry Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, H-1117 Budapest, Magyar tudósok körútja 2, Hungary
Interests: functional polymers; responsive (smart, intelligent) polymers; nanostructured polymers; amphiphilic conetworks; hyperbranched polymers; living polymerizations; renewable polymers
Prof. Dr. Jian-Zhong Jiang
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International Center for New-Structured Materials (ICNSM), Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China
Interests: metallic glasses; high-entropy alloys from preparation; characterization to properties together with synchrotron radiation techniques and simulations; phase transformation
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Prof. Dr. Seung-Boo Jung
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Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Syunkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea
Interests: electronic package technology, lead free solder, interconnection technology for electronic module, electronic materials for thermal emission and high radio frequency signal(5G), direct printing technology with funtional pastes, fabricate metal based nanocomposites
Prof. Dr. Dong-Joo Kim
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Materials Research and Education Center, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA
Interests: thin films; piezoelectric materials; dielectrics; 2D materials; sensing and actuating materials
Prof. Dr. Michael R. Koblischka
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Institute of Experimental Physics, Saarland University, P. O. Box 151150, D-66044 Saarbrücken, Germany
Interests: microscopic imaging (sem, 1.9ebsd, tem, afm, stm); magnetic force microscopy; magneto-optic imaging (kerr effect, faraday effect); magneticmaterials (nd-fe-b, manganites, ferrites); superconducting materials; flux pinning
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Dr. Jurij Koruza
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Department of Materials and Earth Sciences, Technical University of Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: ferroelectrics; antiferroelectrics; piezoelectrics; ceramic processing; sintering; sensors and actuators; transducers
Prof. Dr. Sergey Kustov
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Departament de Física, Universitat de les Illes Balears, E-07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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. Daeho Lee
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Gachon University, Seongnam, Gyeonggi, Korea
Interests: Ni-based electronics; NiO nanoparticles; ZnO nanowires; ZnO nanoparticles; CuO nanoparticles; nanoparticle ink; transparent conductors; flexible sensors; laser processing
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Dr. Yancheng Li
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School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Interests: magnetorheological materials; negative stiffness; inerter; cement-based sensor; semi-active control; structural dynamics
Prof. Dr. Hanfeng Liang
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College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 3610051, China
Interests: electrocatalysis; energy storage; surface engineering; coatings; plasma
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Prof. Dr. Chunsheng Lu
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School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
Interests: mechanical properties of advanced materials; fracture statistics; scaling and size effects; multi-scale modelling and simulation; natural hazard prediction
Dr. Stefano Mariani
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Ambientale, Politecnico di Milano, Piazza L. da Vinci 32, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: MEMS; structural sensors; Kalman filtering
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Special Issue in Sensors: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering
Special Issue in Algorithms: Numerical Simulation of Discontinuities in Mechanics
Special Issue in Sensors: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Italy
Special Issue in Sensors: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering - 2009
Special Issue in Sensors: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering 2011
Special Issue in Micromachines: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering 2011
Special Issue in Sensors: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Italy 2012
Special Issue in Sensors: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering 2013
Special Issue in Sensors: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Italy 2014
Special Issue in Sensors: Selected Papers from the 1st International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Topical Collection in Sensors: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering
Special Issue in Sensors: Selected Papers from the 2nd International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue in Sports: Micro and Nano Technologies for Sport
Special Issue in Sensors: Selected Papers from the 3rd International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue in Sensors: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Italy 2017
Special Issue in Sensors: Selected Papers from the 4th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue in Sensors: Selected Papers from the 5th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue in Sensors: Sensors, Big Data Analytics and Modeling for Infrastructure Monitoring and Maintenance
Special Issue in Materials: Mechanics of Micro- and Nano-Structured Materials
Special Issue in Sensors: Selected Papers from the 6th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue in Micromachines: Feature Papers of Micromachines in Physics 2020
Special Issue in Sensors: Selected Papers from the 7th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Special Issue in Materials: Continuum Mechanics of Micro-Structured and Nano-Structured Materials
Special Issue in Sensors: Selected Papers from the 8th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Prof. Dr. Theodore E. Matikas
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, GR-45110 Ioannina, Greece
Interests: smart sensors and nondestructive methodologies (ultrasonics, acoustic emission, acoustic microscopy, nonlinear acoustics) for real-time evaluation of damage in metallic alloys; coatings; metal and ceramic matrix composites; smart and multi-functional materials; nanocomposites; phononic metamaterials; cementitious materials; life prediction of aging structures; structural health monitoring in aerospace, energy, civil and cultural heritage applications
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Prof. Dr. Antoni Planes
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Departament de Física de la Matèria Condensada, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Diagonal 647, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia
Interests: conventional and magnetic shape-memory materials; caloric effects and materials; avalanche criticality in driven materials
Prof. Dr. Georgios C. Psarras
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Department of Materials Science, School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras, 26504 Patras, Greece
Interests: smart materials; polymer nanocomposites; polymers; nanodielectrics; dielectric behavior; conductivity; storing/retrieving energy; stimuli-responsive materials; piezoelectrics; ferroelectrics; pyroelectrics
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Prof. Dr. Mohsen Shahinpoor
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA
Interests: smart materials; ionic polymer metal composites (IPMCs); electroactive polymers; SMAs; biomimetic robotics; robotic surgery; artificial muscles
Dr. Mihai Stoica
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Laboratory of Metal Physics and Technology, Department of Materials, ETH Zurich, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: metallic glasses; amorphous alloys; soft magnetic materials
Prof. Dr. Panos Tsakiropoulos
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Sir Robert Hadfield Building, The University of Sheffield, Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 3JD, UK
Interests: alloy development; refractory metal intermetallic composites (RMICs); refractory complex concentrated alloys (RCCAs); refractory high entropy alloys (RHEAs); Nb-silicide in situ composites; intermetallics
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Prof. Dr. Sybrand Van der Zwaag
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Novel Aerospace Materials group, Faculty Aerospace Engineering Technical University Delft, Kluyverweg 1, 2629 HS Delft, The Netherlands
Interests: structure-property relations, metals, engineering polymers, self healing materials, sensorial materials, materials by design
Dr. Elena Villa
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National Research Council - CNR, Institute of Condensed Matter Chemistry and Technology for Energy, Unit of Lecco, Via G. Previati 1/E, 23900 Lecco, Italy
Interests: shape memory alloys; magnetic shape memory alloys; thermo-mechanical and physical characterization; microscopy; application devices development
Prof. Dr. Denis Vinnik
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Laboratory of Single crystal growth, South Ural State University, 76, Lenin prospekt, 454080 Chelyabinsk, Russia
Interests: functional magnetic oxides; single crystals; ceramics; crystal structure
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Prof. Dr. Ling Wang
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
Interests: soft materials; bioinspired materials; functional nanomaterials; liquid crystals; soft robotics; photonic crystals
Prof. Dr. Jie Yang
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School of Engineering, RMIT University, PO Box 71, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
Interests: nanocomposites and functionally graded structures; mechanics of micro- and nano-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS and NEMS); structural dynamics and stability; smart structures; computational mechanics
Prof. Dr. Junyeob Yeo
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Department of Physics, Kyungpook National University, 80 Daehak-ro, Bukgu, Daegu 41566, Korea
Interests: optics; laser processing; nano-processing; flexible/wearable electronics; transparent display; energy devices
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Prof. Dr. Jianbo Yin
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Smart Materials Laboratory, Department of Applied Physics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an 710129, China
Interests: smart materials; electrorheological fluids; magnetorheological fluids; magnetic fluids; dielectric elastomer; electrical active polymer; conducting polymer; polyelectrolytes; poly(ionic liquid)s; mixed ionic-electronic conductors
Prof. Dr. Qi Zhang
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1. BCMaterials, Basque Center for Materials, Applications and Nanostructures, UPV/EHU Science Park, 48940 Leioa, Spain
2. IKERBASQUE, Basque Foundation for Science, Plaza Euskadi, 5 48009 Bilbao, Spain
Interests: functional materials (ferroelectric, pyroelectric, piezoelectric materials); electrochemistry (Li battery, solid electrolyte, corrosion); surface engineering
Prof. Dr. Cheng Zhong
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China
Interests: electrometallurgy; battery electrochemistry; zinc-based battery; electrocatalyst; metal-air battery
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