Section Editors

Section Board for 'Structure Analysis and Characterization' (38)

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Prof. Dr. Jung Ho Je
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, 77 Cheongam-Ro, Pohang, 37673, Korea
Tel. +82 010 3821 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
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Prof. Pascal Van Der Voort
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Center for Ordered Materials, Organometallics and Catalysis, Department of Chemistry, Ghent University, Belgium
Interests: ordered mesostructures; metal organic frameworks (MOFs); periodic mesoporous organosilicas; Covalent Organic Frameworks; adsorption; catalysis & catalytic materials
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Prof. Dr. David N. McIlroy
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Department of Physics, Oklahoma State University, 145 Physical Sciences II, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 74078-3072, USA
Interests: heirarchical nanomaterials, neuromorphic materials, sensors, photonics, electronic transport in 1D nanostructures, catalysis, surface science
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Prof. Nikolai V. Tkachenko
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Laboratory of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Tampere University of Technology, Korkeakoulunkatu 8, Fi-33720 Tampere, Finland
Tel. +358 40 748 4160
Interests: Photoactive compounds; molecular films; self-assembled monolayers; organic-semiconductor hybrid nanostructures; quantum dots; photopysics and photochemistry; photoinduced electron transfer; organic and hybrid solar cells; ultrafast spectroscopy
Dr. Tamas Varga
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Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA 99352, USA
Interests: oxides, multiferroics, negative thermal expansion, soil science, mineral-organic interactions, bio/geoscience, x-ray diffraction, x-ray computed tomography, x-ray absorption spectroscopy, scanning transmission x-ray microscopy
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Prof. Dr. Marc Lamy de la Chapelle
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Univ du Mans, Institut des Molécules et Matériaux du Mans UMR6283, Avenue Olivier Messiaen, 72085 Le Mans Cedex 9
Interests: Plasmaonics, Raman spectroscopy, Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering, Nano-optics, Nanosensors
Prof. Dr. Dwayne D. Arola
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Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Interests: bioinspiration; durability; fatigue; fracture toughness; natural armors
Prof. Dr. Seung-Eock Kim
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sejong University, Seoul, South Korea
Interests: nanoindentation; microstructural analysis; steel structures; computational mechanics
Prof. Dr. Evangelos J. Sapountzakis
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Institute of Structural Analysis and Antiseismic Research, School of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: static and dynamic analysis of structures; nonlinear inelastic analysis of structures; soil - structure interaction; linear and nonlinear theory of elasticity
Prof. Dr. Daniel Chateigner
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Normandie Université, Caen, France
Interests: crystallography; combined analysis; anisotropic properties; texture; materials
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Dr. Francesca Lionetto
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University of Salento, Department of Engineering for Innovation, Lecce, Italy
Interests: composite manufacturing; joining of advanced materials; hybrid welding of dissimilar materials; polymer processing; materials characterization; modelling manufacturing processes; heat transfer
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Dr. Carlos Garcia-Mateo
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CENIM-CSIC. Materalia Research Group, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Fe-based alloys, steels, physical metallurgy; phase transformations in steels; microstructural and mechanical characterization
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Prof. Dr. Matteo Ferroni
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Department of Information Engineering, Università degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Tel. +393202929874
Interests: electron microscopy; SEM; TEM; FIB; electron tomography; metal oxides; semiconductors
Whiteside & Coleman Assoc. Prof. Haitham El Kadiri
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, USA
Interests: Deformation twinning, Plasticity and recrystallization in magnesium, Crystal plasticity, Interface defect theory, Grain boundaries
Prof. José Xavier
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Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, UNIDEMI, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Campus da Caparica, 2918-516 Caparica, Portugal
Interests: mechanical characterisation of materials and structures; full-field optical methods in experimental mechanics; mechanical and fracture identification methods; material characterisation at high strain rate loading based on full-field measurements
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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. Paul Lambert
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Centre for Infrastructure Management, Materials and Engineering Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Street, Sheffield, S1 1WB, United Kingdom
Interests: structural materials, protective coatings, durability modelling, corrosion, cathodic protection, recycled materials
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Prof. Mark H. Rümmeli
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IFW Dresden, D-01171 Dresden, Germany
Interests: transmission electron microscopy; CVD; 2D materials; synthesis; structure - property relationships
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Frenzel
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Institute for Materials, 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
Prof. Ian D. R. Mackinnon
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Institute for Future Environments and Science and Engineering Faculty QUT Brisbane QLD Australia
Tel. +61 7 3138 7656
Interests: mineralogy and crystallography; materials characterisation; clay minerals; zeolites and synthesis; high temperature superconductors; boron-based materials; water treatment processes; ion exchange materials and scale-up of materials production and use
Prof. Dr. Efrat Lifshitz
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Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Solid State Institute, Russell Burrie Nanotechnology Institute, Grand Technion Energy Program, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 32000, Israel
Interests: Synthesis and magneto-optical characterization of colloidal semiconductor nanostructures (dots, rods, platelets); core/shell heterostructures; perovskites and layered semiconductors; Magneto-optical methodologies including magneto- photoluminescence, optically detected magnetic resonance, microwave modulated spectroscopy, confocal spectroscopy; Investigation of spin properties in nanostructures of various composition and morphology
Prof. Laszlo S. Toth
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Laboratory of Excellence on Design of Alloy Metals for Low-Mass Structures, Lorraine University, Metz-Nancy, France
Interests: mechanics of materials; crystal plasticity; textures; metallurgy; severe plastic deformation
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Prof. Dr. Filippo Berto
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Dr. Albena Lederer
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Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Department Analysis, Dresden, Germany
Tel. +49-351-4658-491; Fax: +49-351-4658-9849
Interests: Multifunctional macromolecular materials; biorelated polymers; macromolecular conformation; self-assembly in macromolecular and hybrid systems; scattering methods; separation techniques
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Prof. Dr. Guillermo Requena
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Department of Metallic Structures and Hybrid Materials Systems, Institute for Materials Research, German Aerospace Centre, Linder Höhe, 51147, Cologne, Germany
Interests: light alloys; metals for additive manufacturing; three-dimensional material characterization; synchrotron tomography; high energy synchrotron diffraction; aluminum alloys; titanium alloys; magnesium alloys; titanium aluminides; metal matrix composites; phase transformations; relationships microstructure-properties; thermo-mechanical behavior of metals
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Prof. Dr. Gigliola Lusvardi
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Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via G.Campi 103, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; bioceramics; bioglasses; metallic nanoparticles; drug delivery systems; synthesis (traditional, sol-gel and sono-gel); functional biomaterials; surface functionalization; biosensors; characterization (x-ray diffraction, electron microscopy)
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Prof. Dr. Fei Tang
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Department of Precision Instrument, Tsinghua University, Room 4206, Building 9003, Beijing, China
Interests: MEMS design and process, precision measurement and control technology, analytical instrument, biochip and microfluidic research, as well as electromechanical integration technology
Prof. Dr. Erman Tekkaya
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Institut für Umformtechnik und Leichtbau Technische Universität Dortmund D-44221 Dortmund, Germany
Interests: Metal forming technology; lightweight manufacturing; modelling manufacturing processes; material characterization; plasticity; numerical methods; telemetric testing and manufacturing
Prof. Dr. Thomas Fiedler
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School of Engineering, The University of Newcastle, NSW 22187 Callaghan, Australia
Interests: metallic syntactic foams; material characterization: physical, geometrical, mechanical, thermal, and corrosion; experimental and numerical analysis; manufacturing procedures
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Prof. Dr. George Papanicolaou
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Composite Materials Group (CMG), Department of Mechanical and Aeronautics Engineering, University of Patras, Patras GR-26500, Greece
Tel. +30 2610 997 238
Interests: Polymer Physics and Engineering; Mechanics of Micro- and Nano-Composite Materials; Sandwich structures; Micromechanical Modelling; Linear and Non-Linear Viscoelastic Behavior; Thermal Analysis; Dynamic-Mechanical Analysis; Impact Behavior; Environmental Effects-Fracture Mechanics; Adhesion; Interfaces and Interphases
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Prof. Dr. Irene D'Amico
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Information Centre, Market Square, Department of Physics, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
Fax: +44 1904 322 214
Interests: spin transport; spin dynamics; spintronics; semiconductor quantum dots; quantum computation; density functional theory
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Special Issue in Materials: Spintronics
Prof. Dr. Dirk Poelman
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Lumilab, Department of Solid State Sciences, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281-S1, B-9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: lighting, vision, luminescence, displays; thin film optics, photocatalysis, medical imaging, structural characterization
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Prof. Dr. Raman Singh
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Departments of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne Vic 3800, Australia
Tel. +61399053671
Interests: role of nano-/microstructure in corrosion/oxidation; stress corrosion cracking; graphene: a disruptive approach to corrosion mitigation and other applications; materials degradation in civil engineering applications and their advanced mitigation; environment-assisted degradation in various industrial systems; corrosion and assisted-cracking of magnesium alloys; failure analysis of metallic industrial components, surface and sub-surface characterization of corrosion; role of nano-/microstructure in materials/corrosion; microbiologically-induced corrosion and cracking
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Dr. Ingo Dierking
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University of Manchester, School of Physics and Astronomy, Manchester, United Kingdom
Interests: chirality effects, polymer modified liquid crystals, lyotropic graphene oxide liquid crystals, defect dynamics, nanoparticles in liquid crystals, electrophoresis in anisotropic fluids
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Prof. Dr. Duncan H. Gregory
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School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
Tel. 01413308128
Interests: nitrides; chalcogenides; carbides; hydrides; synthesis; structure; solid state chemistry; materials chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Peter J. Uggowitzer
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ETH Zurich Metal Physics and Technology Department of Materials HCI J494, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 6322554
Interests: light metals, biodegradable metals, corrosion-resistant alloys, phase transformations
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Prof. Silvia Gross
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Prof. Jaroslaw W. Drelich
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Fax: (906) 487-2934
Interests: applied surface chemistry, wetting phenomena, surface forces, smart surfaces, biomaterials/biointerfaces
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