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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. Maria C. Asensio
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Materials Science Institute of Madrid (ICMM), Spanish Scientific Research Council (CSIC), 328049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: electronic structure; synchrotron radiation techniques; ARPES; graphene; silicene; nanoARPES; XAS; x-ray absorption microscopy; photoemission microscopy; chemical imaging
Dr. Sara Bagherifard
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Via La Masa, 1-20156 Milano, Italy
Interests: surface engineering; structural integrity; nanomaterials; biomaterials; bio-interfaces
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Prof. Dr. Dezső Beke
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Department of Solid State Physics, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: diffusion in (metallic) (nano)materials; solid state reaction (on the nanoscale too); Shape memory alloys; investigation of structural changes of alloys by acoustic and magnetic (Barkhausen-noise) emission techniques
Prof. Dr. Filippo Berto
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Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: fatigue and fracture behavior of materials; mechanical characterization; structural integrity of conventional and innovative materials
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Special Issue in Metals: Fatigue Damage
Special Issue in Metals: Mechanical Behavior of High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels
Special Issue in Materials: The Brittle Failure of Different Materials
Special Issue in Metals: Fracture Behaviour of Innovative Materials under Different Enviromental Conditions
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Mechanical Behaviour of Aluminium Alloys
Special Issue in Materials: Deformation, Fatigue and Fracture of Materials
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Welding of Steels
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Multiscale Fatigue Design
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Recent Trends in Advanced High-Strength Steels
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Structural Integrity of Aluminium Alloys
Special Issue in Metals: High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels
Special Issue in Metals: Fatigue and Fracture of Traditional and Advanced Structural Alloys
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: 10th Anniversary of Applied Sciences: Invited Papers in Mechanical Engineering Section
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: New Trends in Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue Design
Special Issue in Metals: Application of Alloys in Transport
Special Issue in Materials: Advanced and Emerging Materials-2021
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Progress in Advanced High-Strength Steels
Special Issue in Metals: High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels: Current and Future Challenges
Special Issue in Metals: Selected Papers from 2020 3rd International Joint Conference on Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (JCMME 2020)
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics: Applications and Trends
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Advances in Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue Design
Special Issue in Materials: Multiscaling in Polymer Composite Materials
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Mechanical Engineering in Europe
Special Issue in Materials: Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
Special Issue in Metals: Fatigue Behavior and Crack Mechanism of Metals and Alloys
Special Issue in Polymers: Structural Integrity of Polymeric Components Produced by Additive Manufacturing
Special Issue in Metals: Fatigue Behavior Analysis of Metals and Alloys
Special Issue in Polymers: Advanced Techniques Utilized in Smart Composites
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Advanced Structure Materials and Processing
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: 5th Anniversary of Materials Section—Recent Advances in Smart Materials
Special Issue in Materials: An Overview of Recent Materials for Targeted Applications
Special Issue in Metals: Numerical Methods Applied to Fatigue and Fracture Phenomena
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Applied Sciences in 2021
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Mechanical Behavior of Lightweight Metallic Alloys
Topics: Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Topics: Surface Treatmens for Protecting from Fracture and Fatigue Damage
Dr. Georges Boudebs
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1. Deputy Director of the SFR matrix, Univ angers, F-49000 Angers, France
2. Head of the Laser, Soliton and Nonlinear Materials team, Laboratoire de Photonique d'Angers (LPhiA), Univ angers, F-49000 Angers, France
Interests: third order nonlinearities; nonlinear measurement method; optical phase measurement; z-scan
Dr. Antonio Brunetti
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Dipartimento di Chimica e Farmacia, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Via Vienna 2, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: archaeometry; NDT; XRF; tomography; Monte Carlo
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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Bruno
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Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und –prüfung (BAM), Berlin, Germany
Interests: neutron diffraction; residual stress; mechanical properties of materials; additive manufacturing; porous ceramics
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Dr. Maria Teresa Caccamo
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Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche e Informatiche, Scienze Fisiche e Scienze della Terra, Università di Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: complementary spectroscopic techniques; infrared spectroscopy; Raman spectroscopic; neutron scattering; polymers; peo; peg; disaccharides; trehalose; maltose; sucrose
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Dr. Carmen Canevali
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Department of Materials Science, University of Milano-Bicocca, 20125 Milan, Italy
Interests: sol-gel synthesis gels; electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy; complex formation for the metal stain removal from art surfaces; lignin radicalization; zinc-based curing activators; defectivity of ZnO nanocrystals
Dr. Matteo Cantoni
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Department of Physics, Politecnico di Milano, Milano via G. Colombo 81, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: optical spin orientation; photodetectors; semiconductor spintronics; magnetoelectric coupling; antiferromagnetic spintronics; spin orbitronics
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Dr. Claudio Cassino
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Dipartimento di Scienze ed Innovazione Tecnologica, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro, Alessandria, Italy
Interests: NMR spectroscopy; inorganic chemistry
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Dr. Shane Aaron Catledge
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Department of Physics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Interests: diamond; boriding; boronizing; chemical vapor deposition; superhard materials
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Prof. Dr. Daniel Chateigner
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Normandie Université, Caen, France
Interests: crystallography; combined analysis; anisotropic properties; texture; materials
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Prof. Dr. Kuo-Ning Chiang
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Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan
Interests: design and reliability assessment of advanced electronic packaging; nanomechanics and nanostructure analysis; artificial intelligence algorithms; computational solid mechanics; AI-assisted design-on-simulation technology
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Prof. Dr. Akihiko Chiba
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Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University; Deformation Processing 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai 080-8577, Japan
Interests: laminated modeling; model-based development; statistical modeling; development of novel infrastructural materials; development of intelligent forging process; additive manufacturing using electron beam melting (ebm)
Dr. Paulo José Gomes Coutinho
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Physics Center of Minho and Porto Universities (CF-UM-UP), University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Interests: magnetic nanoparticles; semiconductor nanoparticles; metallic nanoparticles; quantum dots; biosensors; magnetic liposomes; new fluorescent probes; bionanoconjugates; drug delivery; solar cells
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Prof. Dr. Albonetti Cristiano
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Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche - Istituto per lo Studio dei Materiali Nanostrutturati (CNR-ISMN), Via P. Gobetti 101, 40129 Bologna, Italy
Interests: scanning probe microscopies; organic materials; thin films; molecular growth phenomena; nanofabrication
Dr. Frank Czerwinski
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Section Associate Editor
Natural Resources Canada, CanmetMATERIALS, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Interests: processing and heat treatment of aluminum and magnesium, metallurgy of welding, electrodeposition, phase transformations in metals and alloys, high-temperature corrosion, metallic and ceramic thin films and coatings, nanomaterials, grain boundary engineering, crystallographic texture, semisolid processing of alloys, analytical techniques of materials investigation
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Prof. Dr. Sung Bo Lee
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Research Institute of Advanced Materials, Seoul National University, Seoul 08826, Korea
Interests: electron-beam irradiation at the transmission electron microscope; beam damage in metals; electron-beam sintering; surface structure; surface reconstruction; grain boundary structure; grain boundary migration; grain boundary structural transition; thermal roughening transition; kinetic roughening; strain-induced roughening; grain growth; grain boundary mechanics; in situ high-resoulution transmission electron microscopy
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Prof. Dr. Stéphane Panier
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Laboratoire des Technologies Innovantes (LTI), Université de Picardie Jules Verne, 80000 Amiens, France
Interests: composite materials; damage modeling; tribology; additive manufacturing
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Prof. Dr. Kasra Momeni
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
Interests: multiscale/multiphysics modeling of materials and processes; process-microstructure-property correlation; additive manufacturing process; computational synthesis of 2D materials; materials under extreme conditions modeling
Dr. Marijn A. van Huis
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Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University, 3584CC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: transmission electron microscopy; density functional theory; nanomaterials; nanocrystals
Prof. Dr. Chuang Dong
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1. School of Materials Science and Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
2. Department of Materials Engineering, Dalian Jiaotong University, Dalian 116028, China
Interests: materials design; short-range order; atomic structure; high-temperature; stainless steels; high entropy materials; amorphous materials
Dr. Vassilios Dracopoulos
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Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas, Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (FORTH/ICE-HT), Patras, Greece
Interests: materials characterization (SEM, SEM-EDS, EBSD, AFM, XRD, HT-XRD, FTIR-ATR, Raman); environmental scanning electron microscopy; structural/thermal properties of ionic liquids & molten salts; ionic liquids for CO2 capture; novel graphene production and characterization
Prof. Dr. Jaroslaw Drelich
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: biomaterials; surfaces and interfaces; adhesion of fine particles; materials characterization
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Dr. Andrzej Dziedzic
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Institute of Physics, University of Rzeszow, Pigonia 1, 35-310 Rzeszow, Poland
Interests: nano-materials; nano-composites; nanotechnology; deposition and characterization of antibacterial, antiviral, tribological coatings; metal oxides and nitrides; characteristics of TEM, XRD of nanocomposite materials; doped titanium dioxide; magnetron sputtering; materials in the aerospace industry
Dr. 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. Dr. Matteo Ferroni
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Department of Information Engineering, Università degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Interests: electron microscopy; SEM; TEM; FIB; electron tomography; metal oxides; semiconductors
Prof. Dr. Thomas Fiedler
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School of Engineering, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 22187, Australia
Interests: metallic syntactic foams; material characterization: physical, geometrical, mechanical, thermal, and corrosion; experimental and numerical analysis; manufacturing procedures
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National Center for Metallurgical Research (CENIM-CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Interests: steels; microstructural characterization; phase transformation; mechanical properties; mechanical behavior of materials
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Prof. Dr. Juraj Gerlici
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Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zilina, 01026 Zilina, Slovakia
Interests: mechanical engineering; railway vehicles; contact mechanics; railway brake test stands
Dr. Aritra Ghosh
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Department of Renewable Energy, Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI), University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9FE, UK
Interests: solar powered electric vehicle (EV); first, second, and third-generation PV for BIPV/BAPV; energy-positive building and electric vehicles; low-concentrating PV (LSC, CPC, holography)
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Dr. Gaetano Giunta
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Materials Research and Technology Department, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Interests: beam; plate; and shells structural models; multi-field and multi-scale problems; non-linear mechanics; composite; smart; functionally graded and advanced materials; lattice materials; variable stiffness materials; finite element and meshless methods
Prof. Dr. Grzegorz Glinka
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Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave. W., Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
Interests: fracture; stress analysis; fracture mechanics; solid mechanics; fatigue crack growth modeling
Prof. Dr. Adam Grajcar
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Department of Engineering Materials and Biomaterials, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Silesian University of Technology, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
Interests: advanced high-strength steels; high-strength low-alloyed steels; heat treatment; thermomechanical processing; hot rolling; hot-working phenomena; physical simulation; deformation of metals
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Prof. Dr. Zaiping Guo
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Institute for Superconducting & Electronic Materials, School of Mechanical, Materials& Mechatronic Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Interests: batteries; energy storage; electrode materials; electrolyte; interfacial layer
Prof. Dr. Gregory N. Haidemenopoulos
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1. Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Thessaly, Athens Avenue, Pedion Areos, 38334 Volos, Greece
2. On sabbatical leave to Department of Mechanical Enginnering, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Interests: physical metallurgy; computational alloy thermodynamics and kinetics; ICME; alloy and process design; metastable austenite in steels; TRIP effects in steels
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Prof. Dr. Yulin Hao
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Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang 110016, China
Interests: titanium alloys; biomedical titanium alloys; additive manufacturing; microstructure; mechanical properties
Dr. Michael Hofmann
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Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ), Technical University, Munich, Germany
Interests: residual stress analysis; texture determination; structural applications; heat treatment; nanomaterials; nanostructured materials; X-ray diffraction; geographical analysis
Prof. Dr. Hideki Hosoda
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Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama 226-8503, Japan
Interests: physical metallurgy; alloy design; shape memory and superelastic alloys; phase stability; phase transformatoin; microstructural control; mechanical properties; biomaterials; intermetallics; functional composites, materials processing
Prof. Dr. Balázs Illés
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Department of Electronics Technology, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
Interests: soldering; heat and mass transfer; reliability; metallurgy
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Dr. Kenji Kaneko
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Department of Materials, Kyushu University, Kyushu 819-0395, Japan
Interests: TEM; STEM; XRD; steels; alloys; catalysts; ceramics
Prof. Dr. Liaoliang Ke
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School of Mechnical Engineering, Tianjian University, Tianjin, China
Interests: fretting wear; friction; contact mechanics; piezoelectric materials; functionally graded materials
Prof. Dr. Thomas Kehagias
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Department of Physics, Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR-541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: transmission electron microscopy; structural characterization; nanomaterials; nanoscale mechanics
Prof. Dr. Boulahya Khalid
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Departamento de Química Inorgánica Facultad de Químicas Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: materials science; multidisciplinary; solid state chemistry; crystallography; electrochemistry; energy and fuels; Electron microscopy
Prof. Dr. Seung-Eock Kim
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: nanoindentation; microstructural analysis; steel structures; computational mechanics
Prof. Dr. Daniela Kovacheva
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Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bd.11, Acad. Georgi Bontchev str., 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: nanomaterials - oxides, carbonaceous, alloys, composites; nonclassical synthesis of nanomaterials; powder X-ray diffraction; crystal structure refinement; structure-properties relationship.
Prof. Dr. Daniel Kujawski
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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Western Michigan University, 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5343, USA
Interests: computer-aided testing (CAT) of metals and composites; cyclic behavior, fatigue, and fracture: testing and modeling; damage characterization under low and high-cycle fatigue; micro-hardness material characterization
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, UK
Interests: structural materials; protective coatings; durability modelling; corrosion; cathodic protection; recycled materials
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Prof. Luciano Lamberti
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Dipartimento di Meccanica, Management e Matematica, Politecnico di Bari, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: optical methods; experimental mechanics; materials design and characterization; nanosciences and nanotechnology; structural optimization; computational mechanics
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Dr. Laura Lazzarini
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IMEM-CNR (Istituto dei Materiali per l’Elettronica e il Magnetismo), Parma 43124, Italy
Interests: advanced analytical electron microscopy; cathodoluminescence; semiconducting materials films and nanosystems; nanostructured oxides; chalcogenide phase change materials
Dr. Albena Lederer
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Department Analysis, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Dresden, Germany
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. Lijian Leng
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School of Energy Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
Interests: the production of biochar and bio-oil from biomass via thermochemical treatments, such as pyrolysis and hydrothermal liquefaction; the migration and transformation of heavy metals and nitrogen during the thermochemical treatment; and the valorization of the byproduct aqueous phase of the thermochemical processes; the use of molecular dynamics and machine learning to assist biomass conversion
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Prof. Dr. Yue Ma
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China
Interests: coating; aluminum alloy; ceramic material
Prof. Dr. Salvatore Magazù
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Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche e Informatiche, Scienze Fisiche e Scienze della Terra, Università di Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: biophysics; soft matter; spectroscopic techniques
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Prof. Dr. Wacław Makowski
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Department of Chemical Education, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Krakow, Poland
Interests: porous materials; zeolites; metal-organic frameworks; ordered mesoporous silicas; porosity characterization, adsorption
Dr. Ermelinda M. S. Maçôas
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Centro de Química Estrutural and Institute of Molecular Sciences, IST-ID, Instituto Superior Técnico, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: energy and charge transfer processes in optically responsive molecular material with practical application in bioimaging, sensing and photodynamic therapy; optical properties of carbon nanomaterials (carbon dots and nanographenes); photo-induced charge generation in organic semiconductors
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Dr. Gediminas Niaura
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Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Sauletekio Ave 3, LT-10257 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: Raman spectroscopy; surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy; SHINERS; spectroelectrochemistry; biospectroscopy; self-assembled monolayers; conducting polymers; molecular electrochemistry; bioelectrochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Niendorf
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Institute of Materials Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kassel, 34125 Kassel, Germany
Interests: additive manufacturing; selective laser melting; design; microstructure analysis; tensile properties; fatigue behavior; fracture; surface treatment; residual stress; in situ characterization; diffraction techniques; metals; shape memory alloys; steels; aluminum alloys; titanium alloys
Dr. Davide Palumbo
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Department of Mechanics Mathematics and Management (DMMM), Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Via Orabona, 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: non-destructive testing; fatigue; fracture mechanics; thermography; mechanical behavior of materials
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Prof. Dr. Kuiqing Peng
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Department of Physics, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
Interests: micro/nanofabrication; semiconductor nanostructures; electrochemistry; chemical etching; electroless etching; silicon nanostructures; light-matter interaction; solar cell; catalysis; battery
Prof. Dr. Elena Pereloma
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Director of UOW Electron Microscopy Centre, AIIM, Squires Way, Innovation Campus, University of Wollongong, North Wollongong, NSW 2500, Australia
Interests: physical metallurgy; steels; phase transformations; Ti alloys; atom probe tomography; mechanical behaviour; recrystallization; electron microscopy
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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. Magdalena Rucka
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Department of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Gdansk University of Technology, Narutowicza 11/12, 80-233 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: non-destructive testing; ultrasonic waves; ground penetrating radar; dynamics of structures; material testing
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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. Werner Skrotzki
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Institute of Solid State and Materials Physics, Technische Universität Dresden, 01062 Dresden, Germany
Interests: mechanisms of plastic deformation; microstructure development; texture formation; recrystallization; phase transformation
Prof. Dr. Christina Streli
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Atominstitut der Osterreichischen Universitaten, Vienna, Austria
Interests: TXRF; grazing incidence XRF; micro-XRF for 2D and 2D imaging; synchrotron radiation induced XRF
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. Nairong Tao
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Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang 110016, China
Interests: nanostructured metallic materials; heterostructure materials; gradient nanograined materials; nanotwinned materials; mechanical properties
Prof. Dr. Laszlo S. Toth
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1. Laboratory of Excellence on Design of Alloy Metals for Low-Mass Structures, Lorraine University, Metz-Nancy, France
2. Institute of Physical Metallurgy, Metalforming and Nanotechnology, University of Miskolc, Miskolc, Hungary
Interests: mechanics of materials; polycrystal plasticity; crystallographic texture; strain hardening; nanomaterials by severe plastic deformation; multilevel modeling
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Dr. Sergey V. Ushakov
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Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
Interests: thermal analysis and calorimetry; high temperature diffraction; rare earth oxides
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Prof. Dr. Pascal Van Der Voort
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemistry, Center for Ordered Materials, Organometallics and Catalysis (COMOC), Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 (S3), 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: ordered mesostructures; metal organic frameworks (MOFs); periodic mesoporous organosilicas; covalent organic frameworks; adsorption; catalysis and catalytic materials
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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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Dr. Gaspare Varvaro

Institute of Structure of Matter–CNR, Monterotondo Stazione, 00016 Rome, Italy
Interests: fabrication and investigation of magnetic and magneto-transport properties and their correlation with morpho-structural properties of nanostructured materials; single-phases; magnetic composites
Prof. Dr. Vladimir Vishnyakov
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Department of Engineering and Technology, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield HD1 3DH, W Yorkshire, UK
Interests: material and surface characterisation and analysis (STM, AFM, electron microscopy and spectroscopy, nanoindentation); ion beam implantation and materials processing by ion beams; thin film deposition, characterisation and applications; analytical nstrumentation; provision of analytical service, support and training
Prof. Dr. Pengfei Wang
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1. State Key Laboratory of Transient Optics and Photonics, Xi’an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Xi’an 710119, China
2. Center of Materials Science and Optoelectronics Engineering, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
Interests: glass science and technology; optical materials; mid-infrared soft glasses and fibers; laser–matter interaction; laser-induced damage mechanism
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Dr. Chao Wang
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Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Interests: multiscale modeling; mechanical properties; low-dimensional materials; graphene foams; nano-porous materials
Dr. Jeffrey M. Wheeler
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Laboratory for Nanometallurgy, Department of Materials, ETH Zurich, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 5, HCI G 503, 8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: micro- and nanomechanics; micro- and nanostructure characterization
Prof. Dr. José Xavier
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UNIDEMI, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, NOVA School of Science and Technology, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, 2928-516 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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Prof. Dr. Bolv Xiao
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Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang 110016, Liaoning, China
Interests: metal matrix composites; friction stir welding; hot working; aluminium alloys; magnesium alloys
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Prof. Dr. Han Zhao
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Laboratoire de Mécanique et Technologie, Université Paris-Saclay, 91190 Gif Sur Yvette, France
Interests: impact testing; rate sensitivity; constitutive modeling; celluar materials; SMA alloy
Prof. Dr. Yujun Zhao
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School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China
Interests: heterogeneous catalytic hydrogenation; catalytic reaction engineering; biomass conversion; heterogeneous catalysis in fine chemicals; efficient utilization of syngas
Dr. Rongkun Zheng
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School of Physics and Nano Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Interests: microscopy and microanalysis; nanomagnetism and spintronics; 1D and 2D nanostructures; halide perovskites; energy materials
Prof. Dr. Marc Lamy de la Chapelle
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Institut des Molécules et Matériaux du Mans (IMMM-UMR CNRS 6283), Université du Mans, Avenue Olivier Messiaen, 72085 Le Mans, France
Interests: plasmaonics; raman spectroscopy; surface enhanced raman scattering; nano-optics; nanosensors
Dr. Klaus van Benthem
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: TEM; interfaces; grain boundaries; ceramics; microstructure evolution
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