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Section Board for 'Materials Chemistry' (33)

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Prof. Gaëlle Fontaine
Unité Matériaux et Transformations, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Lille, University of Lille, France
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Interests: synthesis of new flame retardants; development of new flame retardant formulations for polymeric materials; Intumescent materials; nanocomposite; reactive extrusion; biopolymers
Prof. Dr. Francesco Tornabene
Department of Innovation Engineering, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy
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Interests: theory of shells, plates, arches, and beams; generalized differential quadrature; FEM; SFEM; WFEM; IGA; SFIGA; WFIGA; advanced composite materials; functionally graded materials; nanomaterials and nanotechnology; variable angle tow composites
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Applications of Generalized Differential and Integral Quadrature Methods
Special Issue in Journal of Composites Science: Mechanics of Innovative Materials in Engineering Applications
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Functionally Graded Material (FGM) and Functionally Graded Carbon Nanotube (FG-CNT) Reinforced Composites
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Advanced Theoretical and Computational Methods for Complex Materials and Structures
Prof. Dr. Richard G. Weiss
Department of Chemistry and Institute of Soft Matter Synthesis and Metrology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057-1227, USA
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Interests: materials and physical organic chemistry and organic photochemistry and photophysics; syntheses and properties of thermally and chemically reversible gels; study of reaction rates and mechanisms; anisotropic solvent effects on reaction mechanisms; ionic liquid crystals as mechanistic probes and "green solvents"; molecular processes in polymers
Prof. Alessandro Chiasera
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome, Italy
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Interests: photonic; RF sputtering; luminescence; optical materials; rare earths; photonic crystals; waveguides; glasses; nanostructured materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Ceramics: Design, Fabrication and Assessment of Nanostructured Materials and Systems for Advanced Optical Applications
Prof. Giuseppe Cirillo
Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences University of Calabria 87036—Rende (CS) Italy
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Interests: nanomedicine; drug delivery; polymer therapeutics; carbon nanomaterials; functional nanohybrids
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in C: Functional Carbon Materials and Applications
Special Issue in Coatings: Functional Polymers and Nanostructures: Coating Meets Biological Applications
Special Issue in Materials: Carbon Nanotubes 2018
Special Issue in Molecules: Materials Chemistry of Fullerenes, Graphenes, and Carbon Nanotubes
Prof. Gulaim A. Seisenbaeva
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Uppsala, Sweden
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Interests: Synthesis and structure elucidation of molecular precursors; Precursor directed synthesis of porous materials; Tailoring functional hybrid adsorbents for water remediation and hydrometallurgy; Application of porous oxides as alkali ion battery materials
Prof. Dr. David Mills
Biological Sciences/Biomedical Engineering,Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, United States
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Interests: 3D printing; drug delivery; biocoatings; regenerative medicine; nanoparticles; tissue engineering
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Surface Modification of Halloysite Nanotubes
Special Issue in Gels: The Role of Polymer Additives in Hydrogel Functionalization
Special Issue in Bioengineering: Targeted Drug Delivery
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: 3D Printing of Bioactive Medical Device
Prof. Dr. Hiroyasu Yamaguchi
Department of Macromolecular Science, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043, Japan
Tel. +81-6-6850-5460; Fax: +81-6-6850-5457
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Interests: supramolecular science; bio-related polymers; functional materials; self-assembly; molecular recognition
Prof. Dr. Igor Djerdj
Department of Chemistry, J. J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Cara Hadrijana 8/a, HR-31000 Osijek, Croatia
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Interests: solid state chemistry; materials chemistry; condensed matter physics; magnetic properties; structure–property relationship; bandstructure calculation; sol-gel synthesis; crystal structure determination; three-way catalysts; functional materials; nanomaterials; perovskites; multiferroicity; metal–organic frameworks
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Crystals: Rietveld Refinement in the Characterization of Crystalline Materials
Special Issue in Molecules: Synthesis and Structural Investigations of Nanocrystalline Materials
Prof. Dr. William Skene
Department of Chemistry, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
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Interests: polymer chemistry; spectroscopy and electrochemistry;organic electronic devices; synthesis of conjugated materials; stimuli-responsive materials
Dr. Abel Santos
School of Chemical Engineering, Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS), ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP), The University of Adelaide, Engineering North Building, Adelaide 5005, Australia
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Interests: structural engineering of nanoporous materials; photocatalysis and energy; nanophotonics and plasmonics; optical sensing and biosensing; smart drug delivery from nanocarriers and surface coatings for biomedical applications; microfluidic lab-on-a-chip systems for all-in-one sensing applications
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Electrochemically Engineering of Nanoporous Materials
Special Issue in Catalysts: Porous Materials for Photocatalysis and Energy
Special Issue in Molecules: Researches on Photonics and Plasmonics
Prof. Dr. Samuel Bernard
IRCER (UMR CNRS 7315), European Ceramic Center, Limoges-France
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Interests: precursor chemistry; preceramic polymers; polymer-derived ceramics; non-oxide ceramics; porous components; nanocomposites; fibers & matrices
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Inorganics: Mesoporous Materials
Special Issue in Molecules: Boron Nitride: Synthesis and Application
Special Issue in Materials: Polymer Derived Ceramics and Applications
Special Issue in Materials: Nitride Ceramics: Synthesis, Properties and Applications
Prof. Dimitrios Gournis
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece
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Interests: chemistry of phyllomorphous (2D) materials [in particular inorganic layered structures, clay-based materials (clays, pillared clays, organo-clays, LDHs); carbon layered structures; TMDs; germanane etc], carbon nanostructures [carbon nanotubes, fullerenes, graphene, graphite oxide, carbon dots, molecular diamonds]; hybrid organic-inorganic nanocomposites; mesoporous materials; metallic (magnetic or semiconducting) nanoparticles and biocatalysts. Synthetic procedures: intercalation reactions; sol-gel; hydrothermal synthesis; catalytically Chemical Vapor Deposition (CCVD); solid state reactions; Langmuir-Blodgett. Characterization techniques: powder XRD; FTIR; Raman; UV-Vis; EPR and Mossbauer Spectroscopies; DTA/DSC/TGA; porosity measurements; AFM and SEM microscopy
Prof. Sébastien Clément
Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, Montpellier, France
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Interests: conjugated materials; hybrid materials; organic electronics; sensing; therapy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Sol-Gel Chemistry. From Molecule to Functional Materials
Prof. Ahmad Mehdi
Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, Montpellier, France
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Interests: molecular chemistry; hybrid materials; sol-gel; surface modification; materials for health
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Sol-Gel Chemistry. From Molecule to Functional Materials
Assoc. Prof. Alejandro Sosnik
Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Nanomaterials Science, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
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Interests: biomaterials; polymers; polymeric nanoparticles; polymeric micelles; hybrid ceramic-polymer nanomaterials; pharmaceutical materials science; drug delivery and targeting; mucosal drug delivery; nanomedicine; pediatric cancer
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Gels: Hydrogels for Drug Delivery
Assoc. Prof. Nigel T. Lucas
MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Department of Chemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Interests: synthesis and properties of carbon-rich molecules; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; nanographenes; conjugated macrocycles; liquid crystals; metal-organic architectures and frameworks; porous materials; crystallography
Prof. Dr. Traian V. Chirila
Queensland Eye Institute, 140 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Qld. 4101, Australia
Tel. 61-7-3239-5024
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Interests: development of polymer substrates for cellular growth; biodegradable hydrogels; calcification of hydrogels; interpenetrating polymers networks; artificial vitreous substitutes; self-healing hydrogels; tissue engineering; ocular surface reconstruction; controlled release of bioactive agents; artificial corneal endothelium
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Functional Biomaterials: Advances in Ophthalmic Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Hidehiro Yasuda
Research Center for Ultra-High Voltage Electron Microscopy, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
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Interests: materials science by in-situ transmission electron microscopy; nano-particle physics; irradiation-induced phenomena by ultra-high voltage electron microscopy; metallic material properties-related
Prof. Dr. Piersandro Pallavicini
Department of Chemistry, University of Pavia, Italy
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Interests: surface chemistry; antimicrobial surfaces; nanobiomaterials; noble metal nanoparticles; nanoparticles inks; photothermal effect
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Coordination Chemistry for Devices and Functional Materials
Prof. Long Y Chiang
Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Lowell,MA 01854, USA
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Interests: : photonic organic materials; fullerenyl nanomaterials; photoenergy-active organic/polymer materials; photodynamic biomaterials; upconverting organic-inorganic hybrid nanoparticles
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Fullerene and the Related Curved-pi Materials Chemistry
Special Issue in Molecules: Materials Chemistry of Fullerenes, Graphenes, and Carbon Nanotubes
Prof. Jocelyne Brendle
Universite de Haute Alsace, IS2M, Mulhouse, France
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Interests: clays and clay minerals; organic-inorganic hybrids; lamellar structure; inorganic chemistry; materials; nanomaterials; nanocomposites; hydrothermal synthesis; sol-gel process; material characterization; X-Ray Diffraction; solid state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, Fourier Transformed Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy; extended X-Ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS); thermal analyses (TG/DTA; drug delivery systems
Assoc. Prof. Lucian Baia
Faculty of Physics, Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in Bio-Nano-Sciences, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Interests: biomaterials; photocatalysts and graphene based materials
Prof. Dr. Uwe Hartmann
Department of Experimental Physics, Universitat des Saarlandes, Saarbrucken, Germany
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Interests: nanotechnology; nanostructured;low-dimensional materials; transport phenomena on the nanoscale and magnetism (including biomagnetism); probe methods (STM, AFM)
Prof. Edward Rosenberg
Department of Chemistry, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
Tel. (406) 243-2592; Fax: (406) 243-4227
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Interests: new silica polyamine composite materials; nanomaterials
Prof. Takei Takahiro
Center for Crystal Science and Technology, University of Yamanashi, Kofu, Japan
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Interests: environmental materials; catalyst; adsorbent; electrochemical capacitor
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Advances in Porous Materials
Assoc. Prof. Sergio Navalon
Department of Chemistry, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
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Interests: heterogeneous catalysis and photocatalysis, green chemistry, energy and environmental applications, fine chemicals, petrochemistry, porous and 2D materials, metal nanoparticles
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Nanoparticles for Catalysis
Special Issue in Molecules: Nanomaterials for Catalysis
Special Issue in Processes: Sustainable Catalytic Processes Driven by Functional Nanomaterials
Prof. Joannis K. Kallitsis *
Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Greece
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Interests: polymer chemistry; organic electronics; hybrid nanomaterials; polymeric membranes
* Guest editor of Special Issue in Polymers: “Hybrid Polymeric Materials”
Prof. Russell Crawford
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
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Interests: surface chemistry; biofilms; antimicrobial surfaces; colloid science
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Physical Anti-Bacterial Nanostructured Biomaterials
Prof. David W. Britt
Department of Biological Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322-4105, USA
Tel. +1-435-797-2158
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Interests: 1) Biomaterials, non-fouling coatings, and interfacial processes; 2) Directing protein structure-function and self-assembly with engineered nanoparticles and molecular imprinting; 3) Nanoparticle interactions with beneficial microbes and plants for agricultural applications. Paralleling these research efforts Dr. Britt is actively involved in outreach activities to engage and inspire students from all backgrounds to succeed in STEM disciplines. This research is currently funded by NSF-CBET, USDA-NIFA, and global companies in the biomedical industry
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Agronomy: Nanotechnology Applications in Agriculture System
Prof. Sean Li
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Sydney, Australia
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Interests: molecular solids; global optimization; structure–function relationships; electronic materials and thin film technology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Artificial Intelligence Driven Design of Functional Molecular Materials
Prof. Kenji Kaneko
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan
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Interests: solid state physics; electron microscopic analysis; micro-nano structural analysis
Assoc. Prof. Michelina Catauro
Department of Engineering, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Via Roma 29, I-81031 Aversa, Italy
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Interests: sol–gel technology, biomaterials, bioglass, organic-inorganic hybrid materials, drug delivery,thin films
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Coatings: Thin Films and Coatings by Sol-Gel Chemistry: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
Special Issue in Materials: Biomaterials Synthesized via Sol–Gel Methods
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