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Dr. Giuseppe Cirillo
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende, Italy
Interests: nanomaterials; biomaterials; carbon nanostructures; composite and hybrid materials; biomedical applications of functional materials; therapeutic devices; surface chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Xuecheng Chen
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Department of Nanomaterials Physicochemistry, Faculty of Chemical Technology and Engineering, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, 71-065 Szczecin, Poland
Interests: electrochemistry; supercapacitor
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Prof. Dr. Bo Song
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College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Soochow University, Suzhou 215123, China
Interests: supramolecular fluorescence materials; organic/perovskite solar cells
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Prof. Dr. Alain Celzard
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Institut Jean Lamour, University of Lorraine, ENSTIB, 27 rue Ph. Seguin, BP 21042, 88051 Epinal CEDEX 9, Grand Est, France
Interests: carbon materials; porous materials; functional materials; (nano)composites; adsorption; energy and environmental applications; electromagnetic properties
Prof. Dr. Isabel Correia Neves
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CQ-UM and CEB-UM, Chemistry Department, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Interests: zeolites; heterogeneous catalysis; development of biomaterials with tailored functions; care-health applications
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Prof. Dr. Bishnu Prasad Bastakoti
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC 27411, USA
Interests: porous materials; photocatalyst; electrocatalyst; CO2 conversion; heterogeneous catalyst
Prof. Dr. Yan’an Gao
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Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Advanced Materials in Tropical Island Resources, Hainan University, No 58, Renmin Avenue, Haikou 570228, China
Interests: porous organic materials (POMs); adsorption and separation; energy storage and conversion; photoelectrocatalysis; ionic liquids
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Prof. Dr. Wenfu Yan
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State Key Laboratory of Inorganic Synthesis and Preparative Chemistry, College of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130012, China
Interests: synthesis and applications of zeolites; inorganic porous materials
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Prof. Dr. Yun-Hi Kim
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Department of Chemistry, Gyeongsang National University, Jin-ju 660-701, Korea
Interests: OLED; OTFT; solar cell; synthesis
Dr. Yin Wang
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School of Pharmacy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: peptide & peptide-drug conjugates; gasotransmitters delivery and therapy; supramolecular self-assembly; biomaterials; reactive oxygen species
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Prof. Dr. Saulius Grigalevicius
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Department of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Kaunas University of Technology, LT50254 Kaunas, Lithuania
Interests: organic electronics; electroactive films; materials for optoelectronics; organic light emitting diodes; organic materials; semiconductors
Prof. Dr. Teofilo Rojo
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Inorganic Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Barrio Sarriena s/n, Spain
Interests: mixed oxides with perovskite structure as electrodes in fuel cells; advanced materials for Li and Na batteries; metallic nanomaterials with magnetic properties
Dr. Zoran Zujovic
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School of Chemical Sciences, the University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland Mail Centre, 1142 Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: solid-state NMR of inorganic and organic materials; structural and morphological properties of conducting polymers and their nanostructures; self-assembly of polyaniline nanostructures; solid-state NMR of food and drugs related materials
Prof. Dr. Yuanfu Chen
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School of Electronic Science and Engineering, and State Key Laboratory of Electronic Thin Films and Integrated Devices, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 610054, China
Interests: synthesis of two-dimensional semiconductors (e.g. graphene and MX2 series) and corresponding microelectronic and photoelectronic devices; nanomaterials for energy storages, e.g. lithium-sulfur batteries; nanomaterials for energy and environmental science; electrocatalysts for water splitting (e.g. HER, OER); photocatalysts for photocatalytic degradation and water splitting
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez
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1. Lab. of Polymeric and Composites Materials, University of Mons, Mons, Belgium
2. FRS-FNRS research associate, University of Mons, Mons, Belgium
Interests: environmentally friendly and biosources polymeric material; bioplastics; chemical modification; synthesis; nano-composites
Dr. Alessia Irrera
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CNR-IPCF, Istituto per i Processi Chimico-Fisici, Viale F. Stagno D’Alcontres 37, 98158 Messina, Italy
Interests: silicon nanostructures; thin film deposition
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Prof. Dr. Terry Alford
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School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
Interests: organic solar cells; perovskite solar cells
Dr. Hani Haniel Amouri
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Department of Chemistry, Sorbonne Université, Paris, France
Interests: chirality; luminescent coordination compounds; organometallic chemistry; homochiral and heterochiral aggregation; metal-metal and π-π interactions
He co-authored the book "Chirality in Transition Metal Chemistry: Molecules, Supramolecular Assemblies and Materials" published in 2008 by Wiley.
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Prof. Dr. Silvia Arpicco
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Dipartimento di Scienza e Tecnologia del Farmaco, Università di Torino, Via P. Giuria 9, 10125 Torino, Italy
Interests: liposomes; actively targeted drug delivery systems; hyaluronic acid; anticancer drugs
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Prof. Dr. Antonella Badia
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Département de chimie, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada
Interests: surface and interfacial chemistry; self-assembled monolayers; Langmuir monolayers; Langmuir-Blodgett films; biomembranes; electroactive molecular assemblies; physical electrochemistry; scanning probe microscopy; surface plasmon resonance; nanomechanical sensing
Prof. Dr. Lucian Baia
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Faculty of Physics, Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in Bio-Nano-Sciences, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: biomaterials; photocatalysts and graphene based materials
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Prof. Dr. Filomena Barreiro
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Centro de Investigação de Montanha, Instituto Politecnico de Braganca, Braganca, Portugal
Interests: biobased products; natural functional ingredients and applications; nano- and microencapsulation; polyurethane chemistry; hybrid and composite materials
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Dr. Petr Bednar
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Dept Analyt Chem, Reg Ctr Adv Technol & Mat, Fac Sci, Palacky Univ, 17 Listopadu 12, 77146 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: analytical chemistry; liquid chromatography; hyphenation of separation techniques (LC, CE) with mass spectrometry; natural compounds analysis; study of metabolism; analysis of archaeological samples; chiral separation; desorption/ionization mass spectrometry; ion mobility mass spectrometry; study of equilibrium reactions using retention and migration data
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Dr. Samuel Bernard
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Institute of Research on Ceramics (IRCER, UMR CNRS 7315), European Ceramic Center, Limoges, France
Interests: precursor chemistry and processing; preceramic polymers; polymer-derived ceramics; porous components; nanocomposites; fibers and matrices
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Prof. Dr. Maria Cristina Bonferoni
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Department of Drug Sciences, University of Pavia, Viale Taramelli 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: amphiphilic polymers; bioactive polysaccharides; nanoemulsions; poorly soluble drug formulations; nanoparticles; theranostic
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Dr. Mihai Brebu
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Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Polymers, Petru Poni Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Iasi, Romania
Interests: polymer degradation and stability; kinetics and mechanisms of thermal degradation; treatment/valorisation of polymer waste; removal of heteroatoms from pyrolysis oils; use of natural compounds (e.g. essential/vegetal oils) to improve the antimirobial/antioxidant properties of polymeric materials (e.g. food packaging)
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Prof. Dr. Jocelyne Brendle
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Institut de Science des Matériaux de Mulhouse CNRS UMR 7361, Université de Haute-Alsace, Université de Strasbourg, 3b rue Alfred Werner, 68093 Mulhouse, CEDEX, France
Interests: clay minerals synthesis; preparation of organic–inorganic hybrids; functionalization of clay minerals by ion exchange; grafting; preparation and characterization of clay/polymer (elastomers, photopolymers, biopolymers) nanocomposites
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Dr. Clement Cabanetos
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CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France
Interests: organic electronics; materials science
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Dr. Franck Camerel
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Institute of Chemistry of Rennes, University of Rennes, 35042 Rennes, France
Interests: liquid crystals; metallomesogens; organogelators; metallogelators; supramolecular architecture; ionic self-assembly; stimuli-responsive materials; photothermal activity
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Cardea
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: supercritical fluids; membranes; scaffolds; aerogel; foams; exopolysaccharides
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Prof. Dr. Michelina Catauro
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Department of Engineering, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Via Roma 29, I-81031 Aversa, Italy
Interests: sol-gel technology; biomaterials; bioglass; organic-inorganic hybrid materials; drug delivery; thin films
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Prof. Dr. Shunai Che
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School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Interests: inorganic materials; chiral materials; zeolite; mesoporous materials
Prof. Dr. Qian Chen
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Institute of Functional Nano and Soft Materials (FUNSOM), Soochow University, Suzhou 215123, China
Interests: drug delivery; cancer therapy; immunotherapy; transdermal delivery
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Prof. Dr. Long Y Chiang
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Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
Interests: nonlinear photonic C60-chromophore nanoconjugates; core-shell C60-DPAF nanomaterials as photoswitching dielectrics; targeting C70-meso-chlorin as aPDI nanomedicine
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Dr. Alessandro Chiasera
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome, Italy
Interests: photonic; RF sputtering; luminescence; optical materials; rare earths; photonic crystals; waveguides; glasses; nanostructured materials
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Prof. Dr. Traian V. Chirila
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Queensland Eye Institute, 140 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
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
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Prof. Dr. Sébastien Clément
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Institut Charles Gerhardt, Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Interests: conjugated materials; molecular self-assembly, organic electronic, therapy
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Prof. Dr. Seamus Curran
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Department of Physics, College of Natural Science & Mathematics, University of Houston, 3507 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77204, USA
Interests: nanocomposites; nonlinear optics; polymer science; graphitic materials; hydrophobicity; thin films; photovoltaics
Prof. Dr. T. Jean Daou
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Axe Matériaux à Porosité Contrôlée (MPC), Institut de Science des Matériaux de Mulhouse (IS2M), Université de Haute Alsace (UHA), CNRS, UMR 7361, 68093 Mulhouse, France
Interests: zeolites; hierarchical materials; synthesis and characterization of porous materials; textural properties; structural properties; shaping of zeolites; molecular decontamination; energy storage or adsorption; catalysis
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Dr. Virginia Davis
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA
Interests: nanocellulose; oxidized cellulose; carbon nanotubes; drug delivery systems
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Prof. Dr. Eleni Deliyanni
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Chemistry Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: materials chemistry; materials characterization; nanomaterials; graphene oxide; activated carbon; wastewater treatment; separation; adsorption; catalytic oxidation; environmental applications
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Prof. Dr. Hom Nath Dhakal
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University of Portsmouth, Anglesea Building, Anglesea Road Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 3DJ, UK
Interests: design; development; testing and characterization of sustainable lightweight composites; nanocomposites; natural fiber composites and biocomposites; including their mechanical (tensile, flexural, low-velocity impact, and fracture toughness); thermal and environmental properties (dimensional stability under various environmental conditions)
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Prof. Dr. Maria Luisa Di Vona
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Department of Industrial Engineering International Associated Laboratory,“Ionomer Materials for Energy”University of Rome Tor Vergata Via del Politecnico, 100133 Rome, Italy
Interests: development of ionic polymeric conductors; synthesis of organic-inorganic hybrid materials; sol-gel synthesis of nanomaterials; stimuli-responsive polymers; structure-property relationship; nanostructured materials
Dr. Maria Dinescu
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National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, (NILPRP), PO Box MG-16, RO-77 125 Magurele, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: laser material processing; thin films; MAPLE; LIFT; 2PP-DW
Prof. Dr. Igor Djerdj
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Department of Chemistry, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Cara Hadrijana 8/a, HR-31000 Osijek, Croatia
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
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Dorigato
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Trento, Via Sommarive 9, 38123 Trento, Italy
Interests: polymer; nanocomposites; composites; mechanical properties; thermal properties; thermal energy storage; LCA analysis
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Dr. Michel Dumon
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Département Science et Génie Matériaux (SGM) at IUT - Institut Universitaire de Technologies, Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques - LCPO, Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Interests: porous materials; polymer foams; crosslinked polymers; thermoset epoxy polymers; phase separation in materials; composites; polymer recycling; polymer blends
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Prof. Dr. Mitsuhiro Ebara
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Research Center for Functional Materials (RCFM), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba 305-0044, Japan
Interests: smart polymers; anti-inflammation; apoptosis; material symbiosis
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Dr. Serena Esposito
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Department of Applied Science and Technology and INSTM-Unit of Torino Politecnico, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: sol-gel synthesis; porous materials; heterogeneous catalysts; oxide nanostructures; zeolites; surface chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Maria Luisa Ferrer
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Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, CSIC, C/ Sor Juana Inés de la cruz, 3 28049 Madrid, Campus de Cantoblanco, Spain
Interests: deep eutectic solvents; hierarchical porous carbon; super capacitors; electrolytes
Prof. Dr. Gaëlle Fontaine
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Unité Matériaux et Transformations, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Lille, University of Lille, Lille, France
Interests: synthesis of new flame retardants; development of new flame retardant formulations for polymeric materials; Intumescent materials; nanocomposite; reactive extrusion; biopolymers
Prof. Dr. Zhengwen Fu
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Fudan University, Handan Road 220, Shanghai 200433, China
Interests: all-solid-state rechargeable batteries; solid-state electrolytes; physical chemistry of energy storage materials
Prof. Dr. Roy Man-Keung Fung
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Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM), Soochow University, Suzhou 215123, China
Interests: organic electronics; organic light-emitting diode (OLED); perovskite LED (PeLED); thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF); thin film encapsulation; materials surface and interface
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Prof. Dr. Sabyasachi Gaan
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Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Lerchenfeldstrasse 5, 9014 St. Gallen, Switzerland
Interests: phosphorus additives for polymers; phosphorus polymers; radical reactions in gas phase; gels; reactive extrusion; corrosion protection of metals; flame retardancy of polymers
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Prof. Dr. Lihua Gan
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School of Chemical Science and Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Interests: anode material of lithium ion battery; energy storage materials; supercapacitor; electrochemical performance; flexible solid-state supercapacitor; gel electrolyte; Ionic liquid electrolyte; hierarchical porous structure; porous carbon; carbon materials; carbon electrode
Dr. José A. González-Pérez
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MOSS Group, Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiologia de Sevilla (IRNAS-CSIC), Sevilla, Spain
Interests: environmental organic geochemistry, including organic matter and soil health; organic contaminants in nature; refractory C forms in nature; molecular characterization of soil organic matter and its agronomic and environmental implications; biogeochemical markers in soils and sediments; the use of advanced techniques for organic matter and biopolymer characterization (GC/MS, Py-GC/MS, FT-IR, ED-XRF, IRMS, CSIA, 13C-MAS-NMR; high resolution MS, GC/Q-TOF)
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Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Gournis
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, GR-45110 Ioannina, Greece
Interests: catalysis; nanomaterials and nanotechnology; 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
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Dr. Vincenzo Guarino
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Institute of Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials, National Research Council of Italy, 80125 Naples, Italy
Interests: biomaterials design and processing; electrospinning and electrofluidodynamic processes; morphological characterization; tissue engineering
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Dr. Vasyl M. Haramus
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Powder Based Materials Development Department, Institute of Metallic Biomaterials, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Bldg. 47, R.317, Max-Planck-Straße 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
Interests: surfactants, polymers and nanoparticles in solution; nanocarriers for controlled and targeted release of drugs; materials with drug-device functions; small angle scattering
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Prof. Dr. Uwe Hartmann
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Department of Experimental Physics, Universitat des Saarlandes, Saarbrucken, Germany
Interests: nanotechnology; nanostructured;low-dimensional materials; transport phenomena on the nanoscale and magnetism (including biomagnetism); probe methods (STM, AFM)
Prof. Dr. Zhongjie Jiang
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School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510006, China
Interests: batteries; solar cells; fuel cells; quantum dots; nanomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Joannis K. Kallitsis
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1. Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, GR-26504 Patras, Greece
2. Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH)/Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (ICE-HT), P.O. Box 1414, GR-265 04 Rio-Patras, Greece
Interests: polymer chemistry; biocidal coatings; polymeric hybrid materials; polymeric membranes; materials for energy related applications
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Prof. Dr. Baljinder Kandola
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Institute for Materials Research and Innovation, The University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton BL3 5AB, UK
Interests: flammability and fire retardancy of polymers; textiles and fibre-reinforced thermoplastic/thermoset composites; thermal degradation of polymers; high performance textiles; biocomposites; development of proactive flame retardant formulations/materials; nanocomposites; heat and mass transfer in polymers and composites; numerical modelling of combustion induced mechanical properties degradation of polymers
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Prof. Dr. Cheal Kim
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Department of Fine Chemistry, Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Seoul 136-741, Korea
Interests: development of chemical sensors; reactivity study of the transition metal complexes; DNA cleavage by their metal complexes; MOF
Prof. Dr. Frank Ko
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Department of Materials Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Interests: nanofibre technology; biomaterials/surgical implants; textile structural composites
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Prof. Dr. Leonid Kustov
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1. National University of Science and Technology «MISIS», 119049 Moscow, Russia
2. Department of Chemistry, M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, 119992 Moscow, Russia
3. N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119991 Moscow, Russia
Interests: catalysis; nanomaterials; renewables; green chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Bangjing Li
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Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, China
Interests: natural polymer; polymer self-assembly; biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Fujun Li
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Department of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Interests: sodium ion batteries; metal air batteries; alkaline-metal ion batteries; electrode-electrolyte chemistry; cathode materials; photo-involved lithium oxygen battery
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Prof. Dr. Zhaohui Li
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College of Chemistry, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450001, China
Interests: fluorescence nanomaterial; carbon dots; 2D nanomaterial; DNA nanostructure; nanozyme; biosensing; bioimaging; diagnosis and therapy
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Prof. Dr. Sean Li
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: molecular solids; global optimization; structure–function relationships; electronic materials and thin-film technology
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Prof. Dr. Yaozu Liao
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State Key Laboratory for Modification of Chemical Fibers and Polymer Materials, College of Materials Science and Engineering, Donghua University, Shanghai 201620, China
Interests: porous organic polymers; covalent organic frameworks; carbon materials; fiber materials; energy storage and conversion; sensing applications
Prof. Dr. Guankui Long
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin 300350, China
Interests: chiral perovskites; chiroptics; chirospintronics; organic solar cells; theoretical calculations
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Prof. Dr. Rafael Luque
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Departamento de Química Orgánica, Universidad de Córdoba, Campus de Rabanales, Edificio Marie Curie (C-3), Ctra Nnal IV-A, Km 396, E14014 Cordoba, Spain
Interests: advanced nanomaterials; biomass valorization; catalysis; organic chemistry; heterogeneous catalysts; continuous flow processes; microwave assisted reactions; energy storage; mechanochemistry; green chemistry
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Dr. Wei Lv
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Shenzhen International Graduate School, Tsinghua University, Shenzhen city, Guangdong Province, China
Interests: the structure design, controllable assembly and electrochemical energy storage applications of nanocarbon materials; novel two-dimensional materials; developing high-performance lithium-sulfur batteries and the related catalytic effect and key materials
Prof. Dr. Dongling Ma
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Institut National de la Recherche Scientifque (INRS), 1650 Boulevard Lionel-Boulet, Varennes, QC J3X 1S2, Canada
Interests: nanomaterials; photocatalysis; solar fuel; enviromental remediation
Prof. Dr. Assunta Marrocchi
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Dipartimento di Chimica, Biologia e Biotecnologie, University of Perugia, via Elce di Sotto 8, 06123 Perugia, Italy
Interests: renewable resources; materials design and sustainable synthesis; organic synthesis; heterogeneous catalysis; safe chemicals
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Prof. Dr. José Manuel Gaspar Martinho
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Centro de Quimica Estrutural, Department of Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1. 1049-001 Liboa, Portugal
Interests: metal nanoclusters; carbon dots; hybrid materials; polymers; colloids; two-photon absorption; fluoresce; optical microscopy
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Prof. Dr. Luísa Margarida Martins
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Centro de Química Estrutural, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: functionalized materials; C-scorpionate-based catalysts; sustainable catalytic systems; homogeneous and supported catalysis; nanocatalysis; molecular electrochemistry
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Dr. Carmen C. Mayorga-Martinez

Center for Advanced Functional Nanorobots, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: electrochemical biosensor and sensor; gas sensors; two dimensional materials; micro-nano robots for biomedical and environmental applications; electrocatalysis; supercapacitors; flexible and wearable electronics
Prof. Dr. Ahmad Mehdi
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Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Interests: molecular chemistry; hybrid materials; sol-gel; surface modification; materials for health
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Dr. Ruby Mejía de Gutiérrez
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Universidad del Valle, Cali, Composites Materials Group (CENM), Cali, Colombia
Interests: alkali-activated materials; geopolymers; building materials; waste valorization; corrosion and durability
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Dr. Manuela Melucci
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Institute of Organic Synthesis and Photoreactivity, National Research Council of Italy (CNR-ISOF), Bologna, Italy
Interests: organic materials; graphene functionalization; graphene composites; synthesis
Prof. Dr. David Mills
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Prof. Dr. Massimo Morbidelli
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Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica, Giulio Natta Politecnico di Milano Via Luigi Mancinelli, 7 20131 Milano, Italy
Interests: polymer reaction engineering; polymer colloid engineering; production of recombinant proteins; synthesis of supra-nanocomposits
Dr. Yasumoto Nakazawa
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Department of Biotechnology and Life Scinece, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: silk materials; bio-based materials; tissue engineering
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Prof. Dr. Sergio Navalon
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Department of Chemistry, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis and photocatalysis; green chemistry; energy and environmental applications; fine chemicals; petrochemistry; porous and 2D materials; metal nanoparticles
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Prof. Dr. Piersandro Pallavicini
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Department of Chemistry, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Interests: surface chemistry; antimicrobial surfaces; nanobiomaterials; noble metal nanoparticles; nanoparticles inks; photothermal effect
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Dr. Filippo Parisi
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Dipartimento di Fisica e Chimica, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, pad. 17, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: nanocontainers; nano adsorbents; nanotubes; zeolites; nano-clays; halloysite; carbon nanotubes; graphene oxide; imogolite; titanium dioxide; polymer composites; drug delivery; wastewater treatment; nanofillers; food packaging
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Dr. Laura Peponi
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Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Polímeros (ICTP-CSIC), C/Juan de la Cierva 3, 28006 Madrid, Spain
Interests: materials science; nanomaterials; polymer science; composites and nanocomposites; smart materials and stimuli-responsive polymers; shape memory and multi-responsive polymers; multifunctional polymers; biodegradable and biobased polymers; 3D printing; reuse and recycling
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Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Pielichowski
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Department of Chemistry and Technology of Polymers, Cracow University of Technology, ul. Warszawska 24, 31-155 Kraków, Poland
Interests: polymer nanocomposites; organic-inorganic hybrid materials; POSS; nanocellulose; layered silicates; functionalization; thermal properties; flammability; structure-property relationships
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Prof. Dr. Margarita D. Popova
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Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Organic Chemistry with Centre for Phytochemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: synthesis and modification of mesoporous silicas; nanosized metal oxides; approaches for functionalization of mesoporous composites; valorization of biomass; VOC oxidation; CO2 capture; drug delivery systems
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Prof. Dr. Kyriakos Porfyrakis
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Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Parks road, Oxford OX1 3PH, UK
Interests: synthesis and characterization of carbon nanomaterials; endohedral nitrogen fullerenes and endohedral metallofullerenes; fundamentals of the mechanisms of formation of several endohedral fullerene species; carbon nanotube-fullerene hybrids; polymer-nanoparticle interactions; reactivity of fullerenes and development of novel fullerene adducts with emphasis in quantum nanoelectronics, medical applications, and energy harvesting via organic photovoltaics
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Prof. Dr. Nicola Pugno
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Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, Via Mesiano, 77, 38123 Trento, Italy
Interests: nanomechanics; nanomaterials; bioinspired materials
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Prof. Dr. Ana Ines Fernandez Renna
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Department of Materials Science and Physical Chemistry, Universtat de Barcelona, Marti Franques 1, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
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Dr. Clarisse Ribeiro
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Centro/Departamento de Física, Universidade do Minho, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Interests: bone and muscle tissue engineering; piezoelectric polymers; active biomaterials; cell/biomaterial interface
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Prof. Dr. Tomasz Sadowski
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Department of Solid Mechanics, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 40 Str., 20-618 Lublin, Poland
Interests: metallic and composite materials and structures; multifunctional materials and structures; damage and fracture processes in composites; theoretical analytical and multiscale modeling; experimental investigations; joints of structural elements; quasistatic; dynamic; cyclic; thermal; impact; penetration loadings
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Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Sakiyama
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Department of Science, Faculty of Science, Yamagata University, Kojirakawa, Yamagata 990-8560, Japan
Interests: coordination compounds; spin-orbit coupling; structural prediction; ligand field theory; machine learning
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Dr. Abel Santos
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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
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
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Prof. Dr. Juan Carlos Serrano-Ruiz
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Department of Engineering, University Loyola Andalucía, 41704 Seville, Spain
Interests: thermochemical energy storage; biomass conversion; heterogeneous catalysis; CO2 valorization; renewable hydrogen
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Prof. Dr. Maria Manuela Silva
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Centro de Química e Departamento de Química, Universidade do Minho, Gualtar, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Interests: solid polymer electrolytes; natural polymers; batteries; smart windows; electrochromic devices
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Prof. Dr. William Skene
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Department of Chemistry, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Interests: polymer chemistry; spectroscopy and electrochemistry; organic electronic device fabrication and characterization; conjugated functional manterials, synthesis of conjugated materials; stimuli-responsive materials
Dr. Rodolphe Sonnier
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Polymers, Composites, Hybrids (PCH), IMT Mines Ales, 6 avenue de Clavières, 30319 Alès, CEDEX, France
Interests: fire behavior; flame retardants; degradation; polymeric materials; fire safety engineering; polymers; materials chemistry; polymer blends; pyrolysis; ionizing radiation
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Prof. Dr. Alejandro Sosnik
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Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Nanomaterials Science, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Interests: biomaterials; drugs; polymers; small-molecule drug and polymer self-assembly; polymeric nanoparticles; polymeric micelles; hybrid ceramic–polymer nanomaterials; pharmaceutical materials science; drug delivery and targeting; mucosal drug delivery; nanomedicine; pediatric cancer
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Prof. Dr. Riccardo Spaccini
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Department of Agriculture, NMR Research Centre CERMANU, University of Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: Soil Organic Matter (SOM) dynamics in agro and forestry ecosystems; SOM molecular characterization; SOC cycling and stabilization mechanisms; Biomass recycling; SOM-plant-microbial interaction and structural-bioactivity relationship; Soil remediation technologies
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Dr. Marinella Striccoli
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Institute for Physical and Chemical Processes, IPCF -National Research Council, CNR, Bari Division, c/o Chemistry Department, University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: nanomaterials; colloidal nanoparticles; quantum dots; carbon dots; perovskite nanocrystals; hybrids; nanocomposites; optical properties; self assembly and nanocrystal organization; chemical functionalization
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Prof. Dr. Tilo Söhnel
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School of Chemical Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: structure-property relationships of inorganic materials; solid state chemistry; magnetism; synchrotron and neutron diffraction and spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography
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Prof. Dr. Takei Takahiro
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Center for Crystal Science and Technology, University of Yamanashi, Kofu, Japan
Interests: environmental materials; catalyst; adsorbent; electrochemical capacitor
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Prof. Dr. Xiaoliang Tang
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State Key Laboratory of Applied Organic Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
Interests: coordination chemistry of rare earth; luminescent molecule design; phosphorescent sensing materials
Prof. Dr. Gary Tepper
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Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Interests: thin films; coatings; solar cells
Dr. Francesco Tornabene
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Department of Innovation Engineering, University of Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: theory of shells, plates, arches and beams; generalised differential quadrature; FEM; SFEM; WFEM; IGA; SFIGA; WFIGA; advanced composite materials; functionally graded materials; nanomaterials and nanotechnology; variable angle tow composites
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Dr. Susana Valencia
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Instituto de Tecnología Química (Universitat Politècnica de València-CSIC), Valencia, Spain
Interests: zeolites; microporous materials; synthesis; catalysts; characterization; adsorption; diffusion; hydrocarbons; gas separation
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Prof. Dr. Luca Valentini
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile ed Ambientale, Università di Perugia, UdR INSTM, Strada di Pentima 4, 05100 Terni, Italy
Interests: graphene; carbon nanotube; polymer physics; functional nanocomposites
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Dr. Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan
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School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, The University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: materials engineering; thermal systems; energy engineering; nanotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Sergey Vyazovkin
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Department of Chemistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 901 S. 14th Street, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Interests: kinetics of thermally stimulated chemical reactions and phase transitions in the condensed phase; thermal analysis methods
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Prof. Dr. Yiming Wang
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State Key Laboratory of Chemical Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai 200237, China
Interests: out-of-equilibrium systems; supramolecular gels; systems chemistry; dynamic smart materials
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Prof. Dr. Chao Wang
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Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM), Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Carbon-Based Functional Materials and Devices, Soochow University, Suzhou 215123, Jiangsu, China
Interests: immunoengineering; biomaterials; drug delivery; cell therapy; nanomedicine
Prof. Dr. Mario Waser
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Institute of Organic Chemistry, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Linz, Austria
Interests: organic chemistry; synthesis; synthetic organic chemistry; asymmetric synthesis; catalysis; asymmetric catalysis; catalyst synthesis; homogeneous catalysis; heterocyclic chemistry
Prof. Dr. Haotong Wei
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State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and Materials, College of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130012, China
Interests: perovskite; photodetector; radiation detector; supramolecular
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Prof. Dr. Richard G. Weiss
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Department of Chemistry and Institute of Soft Matter Synthesis and Metrology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057-1227, USA
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. Dr. Frederik Wurm
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Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
Interests: biodegradable polymers; sustainable polymers; phosphorus-containing polymers; flame retardants; nanocarriers; lignin-derived materials; drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Lin Xu
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Shanghai Key Laboratory of Green Chemistry and Chemical Processes, School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200062, China
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; self-assembly; fluorescent sensor
Prof. Dr. Hiroyasu Yamaguchi
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Department of Macromolecular Science, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043, Japan
Interests: supramolecular complexes; molecular recognition; hybrid catalysts; sensors; stimuli-responsive materials
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Prof. Dr. Afang Zhang
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International Joint Laboratory of Biomimetic and Smart Polymers, Shanghai University, Nanchen Rd. 333, Shanghai 200444, China
Interests: dendritic macromolecules; helical polymers, stimuli-responsive polymers; supramolecular chiral assembly; host-guest chemistry; stimuli-responsive hydrogels
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Prof. Dr. Chongjun Zhao
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Key Laboratory for Ultrafine Materials of Ministry of Education, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Advanced Polymeric Materials, School of Materials Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai 200237, China
Interests: graphene based materials; metal oxides; metal sulfides and their composites; composite materials for photo-electron conversion, storage and application; technologies: New energy source; energy storage (supercapacitor, Li-ion battery); reclamation of carbon fiber from CFRP (visible light driven) photocatalysis; electrochemical based methods or routes
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Prof. Dr. Ondrej Zitka
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: biochemistry; bioanalytical chemistry; electrochemistry; biosensors and nanotechnology; materials science
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