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Prof. Dr. Anan Yaghmur
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Kobenhavns Universitet, Department of Pharmacy, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: biophysical characterization of nano-self-assemblies, cubosomes, hexosomes; nanodispersions of inverse non-lamellar liquid crystalline phases; drug and functional food soft self-assembled nanocarriers; lyotropic liquid crystalline phases; microemulsions
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Prof. Dr. Mingfei Zhou
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Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, No. 220, Handan Rd., Shanghai 200433, China
Interests: infrared spectroscopy; matrix isolation; reaction intermediates; free radicals; reaction mechanisms; infrared photodissociation spectroscopy; atomic and molecular clusters; donor-acceptor bonding; metal–metal bonding; computational chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Fabio Ganazzoli
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Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali ed Ingegneria Chimica “G. Natta”, Politecnico di Milano, via L. Mancinelli 7, 20131 Milano, Italy
Interests: statistical thermodynamics of polymers; polymer conformations and dynamics; branched polymers and dendrimers; molecular dynamics simulations; protein adsorption on biomaterials and nanomaterials; modeling of surface physisorption; molecular recognition with host-guest complexes
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Prof. Dr. Iñaki Tuñón
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Departamento de Química Física, Universidad de Valencia, 46100 Burjassot, Spain
Interests: qm/mm simulations; reaction dynamics; enzymatic catalysis; computational biochemistry; free energy calculations
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Dr. Carmelo Corsaro
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MIFT Department, University of Messina, Viale F. Stagno D'Alcontres 31, 98166 Messina, Italy
Interests: NMR spectroscopy; physics of complex systems; aqueous systems; dynamical arrest; protein folding/unfolding; cellulose degradation; metabolomics
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Prof. Dr. Mark R. Hoffmann
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Department of Chemistry, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9024, USA
Interests: electronic structure theory; multireference perturbation theory; embedding; excited electronic states; strong correlation
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Prof. Dr. Pierandrea Lo Nostro
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Department of Chemistry, University of Florence, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: physical chemistry; supramolecular chemistry; specific ion effects; soft matter; complex fluids; nanoscience and nanotechnology; formulations; gels; molecular liquids
Dr. Klemen Bohinc
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Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Interests: electrostatics and statistical physics of biological macromolecules and membranes; charge determination of nanoparticles; microbial adhesion to material surfaces; separation chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Gengfeng Zheng
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Department of Chemistry and Laboratory of Advanced Materials, Fudan University, Shanghai, 200438, China
Interests: electrocatalysis; renewable energy; CO2 reduction; N2 reduction
Dr. Serena Silvi
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Dipartimento di Chimica “G. Ciamician”, Università di Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; photochemistry; molecular machines; photochromic systems
Prof. Dr. Ricardo L. Mancera
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School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute and Curtin Institute for Computation, Curtin University, Perth WA 6845, Australia
Interests: Protein folding and aggregation; cell membrane structure and interactions; macromolecular aggregates; ligand-protein and protein-protein interactions; protein hydration; aqueous solutions
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Dr. Antonio Monari
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University of Lorraine and CNRS, Theoretical Physics and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory (LPCT), Nancy, France
Interests: molecular modeling and simulation; theoretical photophysics and photochemistry; time resolved spectroscopy; non-adiabatic phenomena; structural biophysics; DNA photosensitization; DNA lesions and repair mechanism; epigenetic regulations
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Prof. Dr. Xiaoqing Zeng
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Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Soochow University, Suzhou, China
Interests: reactive intermediates; vibrational spectra; photochemistry; matrix isolation; energetic materials; reaction kinetics; atmospheric chemistry; astrochemistry; computational chemistry; molecular structure and conformation; quantum mechanical tunneling
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Dr. Maria Eugenia Sanz
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Department of Chemistry, King's College London, London, SE11DB, UK
Interests: non-covalent interactions; hydrogen bonding; structural and conformational determination; rotational spectroscopy; computational chemistry; molecular clusters
Prof. Dr. Alberto García-Vela
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Instituto de Física Fundamental, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Serrano, 123, 28006 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Photodissociation processes in small molecules; molecular reaction dynamics; electronic structure; quantum mechanical methodologies applied to molecules; atmospherical and astrochemical molecular processes
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Dr. Jan Sýkora
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Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Czech Academy of Sciences, Rozvojová 135, 16502 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: heteronuclear NMR spectroscopy; HPLC separation methods; structure elucidation; NMR metabolomics; X-ray structure analysis
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Dr. Borislav Angelov
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Institute of Physics, ELI Beamlines, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: lipid polymorphism, lipid cubic phases, non-lamellar lipid phases, lipid nanoparticles, protein crystallization, kinetics of crystal growth, kinetics of phase transitions, liquid crystals, time resolved X-ray scattering (SAXS and WAXS), X-ray powder diffraction, pump-probe and stop-flow kinetics, membrane biophysics
Prof. Dr. Mario Berberan-Santos
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Mario Berberan e Santos Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences (iBB) Instituto Superior Técnico 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: fluorescence and phosphorescence; molecular luminescence; optical sensing; TADF and OLEDs; fullerenes; carbon dots; supramolecular assemblies
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Dr. Angelina Angelova
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CNRS UMR 8612 "Institut Galien Paris-Sud", Paris-Sud 11 University, Paris-Saclay University, F-92296 Châtenay Malabry, France
Interests: lipid/protein nanoassemblies; liquid crystalline phases; cubosomes; self-assembled nanostructures and nanoparticles with neuroprotective properties; protein and peptide-based nanomedicines; nanocarriers for macromolecular drug delivery; membrane receptor nanoscale organization; lipids; peptides; BDNF; cyclodextrin; soft nanomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Liudmil Antonov
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Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Organic Chemistry with Centre of Phytochemistry, Sofia 1113, Bulgaria
Interests: tautomerism; proton transfer; hydrogen bonding; molecular switches; molecular sensors; dye chemistry; solvent effect; photo-, halo- and thermochromism; optical spectroscopy; computational chemistry; photochemistry
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Dr. Thomas Schlathölter
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Gas-Phase Biomolecules and Energetic Interactions, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, 9747AG Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: Gas-phase biomolecules; biomolecular radiation damage; astrochemistry; mass spectrometry; synchroton radiation; X-ray spectroscopy; proteins; DNA; PAHs
Dr. Carmelo La Rosa
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Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Universita’ di Catania, Viale A. Doria 6, Italy
Interests: Protein Folding-Misfolding and Aggregation; Lyotropic Liquid crystals – model membrane. Methods: experimental and computer simulations.
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Prof. Dr. Erich A. Müller
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Interests: Molecular simulation of fluids; equations of state; SAFT; Adsorption and interfacial properties; crude oils & shales; machine learning in physical property prediction
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Prof. Dr. Giovanna Longhi
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Università degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Interests: Chiroptical spectroscopies; Vibrational Circular Dichroism; Raman Optical Activity; Electronic Circular Dichroism; Circularly Polarized Luminescence; Density Functional Theory; Molecular Dynamics
Prof. Dr. Ángel Martín Pendás
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Departamento de Química Física y Analítica, Julián Clavería, 6, Facultad de Química, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Interests: Chemical Bonding Theory; Quantum Chemical Topology; Simulation of materials; Matter at high pressure; Methods in Theoretical Chemistry
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Prof. Dr. William E. Acree, Jr.
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Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203, USA
Interests: Chemical and solution thermodynamics, solute transfer properties; phase equilibria
Prof. Dr. Carl Trindle
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Department of Chemistry, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
Interests: Electronic structure theory; Computational spectroscopy; Density functional theory; Reaction path modeling
Prof. Dr. Federico Totti
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Dipartimento di Chimica "U.Schiff" and UdR INSTM, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: ab initio; DFT; modeling; magnetic clusters
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Prof. Dr. Etelka Tombácz
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Department of Food Engineering, University of Szeged, Moszkvai krt. 5-7, H-6725 Szeged, Hungary
Interests: aqueous colloids; adsorption; surface charging; colloidal stability; magnetic nanoparticles; clay minerals; oxides; polyelectrolytes; humic acids; soils
Dr. Igor Reva
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Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra, 3004-535, Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: physical chemistry; photochemistry; computational chemistry; infrared spectroscopy; matrix isolation; flash vacuum pyrolysis; reactive intermediates; quantum mechanical tunneling; vibrationally induced chemistry
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Dr. Sergio G Rodrigo
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1. Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Aragón and Departamento de Física de la Materia Condensada,CSIC-Universidad de Zaragoza, E-50009 Zaragoza, Spain;
2. Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Carretera de Huesca s/n, E-50090 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: nonlinear plasmonics; 2D metamaterials; condensed matter nanophotonics; numerical methods
Prof. Dr. John M. Herbert
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Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, 100 W. 18th Ave. Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: electronic structure theory; condensed-phase chemical physics; spectroscopy; software
Dr. Andrzej Grzechnik
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Institute of Crystallography, RWTH Aachen, Jägerstr. 17-19, 52066 Aachen, Germany
Interests: inorganic chemistry; functional materials; crystallography; Raman spectroscopy; infrared spectroscopy; phase transitions; high-pressure synthesis
Prof. Dr. Paul Marshall
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Department of Chemistry and Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas 76203, USA
Interests: chemical kinetics; computational chemistry; combustion & atmospheric chemistry; short-lived intermediates
Prof. Dr. Xuefeng Wang
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School of Chemical Science and Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China
Interests: metal hydrides; hydrogen bridge bonding; matrix isolation; infrared spectroscopy; computational chemistry; Raman spectroscopy; hydrogen energy chemistry and materials; hydrogen evolution reaction
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Dr. Caroline Dessent
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Department of Chemistry, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
Interests: Biological molecules in the gas-phase; Gaseous ions; Laser Spectroscopy; Molecular Clusters; Photoionization spectroscopy; Computational Chemistry; Electron-molecule scattering; Molecular anions; Nucleobase Photophysics; Collision-induced dissociation; Photodegradation
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Dr. Pier Luigi Gentili
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Department of Chemistry, Biology, and Biotechnology; University of Perugia, 06123 Perugia, Italy.
Interests: the fuzziness of the molecular world; chemical artificial intelligence; complex systems; systems chemistry; natural computing; neuromorphic engineering; computing by molecules; fuzzy logic; binary logic; oscillating reactions; hydrodynamics; chaos
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Dr. Tom Penfold
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Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Chemistry-School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, United Kingdom
Interests: excited states; quantum dynamics; time-resolved spectroscopy; X-ray spectroscopy; nonadiabatic coupling; organic electronics
Prof. Dr. Steve Scheiner
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
Interests: Noncovalent bonds with particular emphasis on H-bonds and proton transfers occurring within them, halogen, chalcogen, pnicogen, and tetrel bonds. The applications of these bonds to biochemical structure and function is of special interest.
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Prof. Dr. Ioannis V. Yentekakis
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Physical Chemistry and Chemical Processes Laboratory, School of Environmental Engineering, TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF CRETE (TUC), Greece
Interests: physical chemistry; heterogeneous catalysi s; environmental catalysis; catalyst promotion; chemical reaction engineering and thermodynamics; surfaces and interfaces; electrochemistry; fuel cells; nanomaterials and nanotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Miklos Kertesz
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Department of Chemistry and Institute of Soft Matter, Georgetown University, Washington DC 20057-1227, USA
Interests: conducting polymers; electronic structure; fullerenes and carbon nanotubes; aromaticity; high pressure effects in organics; vibrational spectra; carbon phases; pi-stacking; unusual pi-conjugation
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