Section Editors

Section Board for 'Nanocomposite Materials' (111)

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Prof. Dr. Jordi Sort
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) and Departament de Física, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: metallic alloys; composite materials; nanomaterials; biomaterials; thin films; nanoporous materials; surface treatments; mechanical performance; magnetism
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Prof. Dr. Uwe R. Kortshagen
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Interests: nanocrystals; nanocomposites; gas phase synthesis; plasma synthesis; plasma chemistry; semiconductors; ceramics; metals; electronic materials; photonic materials
Prof. Dr. Zhenxiang Cheng
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Institute for SupeInstitute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Interests: condensed matter physics; theory and design of materials; ferroelectric/dielectric/piezoelecitric/multiferroic materials and their applications, nanomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Patrice Mélinon
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Institut Lumière Matière, UMR 5306 CNRS and Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France
Interests: cluster physics; low energy cluster beam deposition; size effects; cluster topology ang geometry; electronic and vibrational structure; DFT calculations; phase transition under pressure
Prof. Dr. Giorgio Benedek
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Materials Science Department, University of Milano-Bicocca, 20125 Milano, Italy
Interests: dynamical processes at solid surfaces; phonon physics; electron-phonon interaction
Prof. Dr. Alain Pignolet
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INRS - Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications, Varennes/Montréal, QC, Canada
Interests: thin films; epitaxial films of functional materials; structure-properties relationships; nanostructures and heterostructures; perovskites; multiferroics; ferroelectrics; domains and domain walls; magnetoelectrics; piezresponse force microscopy (PFM); pulsed laser deposition (PLD)
Prof. Dr. Sivaram Arepalli
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Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005-1892, USA
Interests: lasers and flow diagnostics; aerothermo dynamics and plasma diagnostics; R&D of thermal protection materials; radiation protection; structural and vehicle health monitoring; nano materials; nano sensors and nano composites
Prof. Dr. Detlef W. Bahnemann
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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität, Hannover, Germany
Laboratory “Photoactive Nanocomposite Materials”, Saint-Petersburg State University, Ulyanovskaya str. 1, Peterhof, Saint-Petersburg, 198504 RUSSIA
Interests: metal nanoparticles; semiconductor nanoparticles; Q-sized materials; photocatalysis; plasmonic systems; photonic crystals; mechnaistic investigation; nanocomposite materials
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Prof. Dr. Jake Barralet
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Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; bioceramics; bone; wound healing
Prof. Dr. Raffaele Barretta
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Dr. Mikhael Bechelany
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Institut Européen des Membranes (IEMM, ENSCM UM CNRS UMR5635), Montpellier, France
Interests: atomic layer deposition; photocatalysis; electrospinning; nanomaterials; sensors; thin films
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Prof. Dr. Pierre-Francois Brevet
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Institut Lumière Matière, UMR 5306 CNRS and Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France
Interests: nonlinear optics; nonlinear plasmonics; nanoparticles and nanoclusters; molecules and biomolecules for nonlinear optics; liquids; liquid surfaces and interfaces
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Dr. Dermot Brougham
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School of Chemistry, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Interests: NMR; MRI; magnetic nanoparticles; polymer dynamics; nanocomposites
Prof. Dr. Andreu Cabot
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Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, Functional nanomaterials, Jardins de les Dones de Negre, 1 2ª Pl, 08019 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: nanomaterials; nanotechnology; energy; photovoltaics; thermoelectrics; catalysis; photocatalysis; colloids
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Cappelletti
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Dipartimento di Chimica, Universita' degli Studi Di Milano, via Golgi 19, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: surface modification and functionalization; wettability; nanomaterials; thin layer; cultural heritage protection; colloids and interfaces; photocatalysis and VOC sensing; advanced oxidation processes for environmental remediation; formulation technol-ogy
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Prof. Dr. Sónia Carabineiro
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LAQV/REQUIMTE, Departamento de Química, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 1099-085 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: gold; catalysis; carbon; oxides; nanocatalysts; nanoparticles; oxidation; heterogenization
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Prof. Dr. Concepción Cascales
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Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (ICMM),Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas CSIC.C/ Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz 3, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: preparation of luminescent materials; single crystal X-ray diffraction; crystal field effects; ultrashort pulse lasers; lanthanide-based upconversion nanocrystals; UC-based nanothermometry
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Dr. Stefania Castelletto
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School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
Interests: optics; nano-photonics and nanomaterials; solar energy conversion devices; wide-band gap semiconductors; confocal microscopy and nanoscopy
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Prof. Dr. Hongsheng Chen
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College of Information Science and Electronic Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
Interests: metamaterials; electromagnetism; transformation optics; plasmonics; graphene; 2D materials; topological photonics
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Prof. Dr. Wei Chen
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Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019-0059, USA
Interests: luminescence; nanoparticles; cell labeling; in vivo imaging; temperature sensing; photodynamic therapy; metal ions detection; trace water detection; nanomedicine; sensitizers
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Prof. Dr. Jiangshan Chen
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State Key Laboratory of Luminescent Materials and Devices, South China University of Technology, 381 Wushan Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510640, China
Interests: nanocrystals; nanocomposites; metal halide perovskites; organic semiconductors; optoelectronic devices
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Dr. Jihua Chen
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Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, USA
Interests: polymer materials for energy storage; conjugated molecules; biomimetic materials
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Prof. Dr. Jin Suk Chung
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Ulsan University, Ulsan, South Korea
Interests: graphene based nanomaterials; polymer nanocomposites; graphene
Prof. Dr. Andrey Chuvilin
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CIC nanoGUNE BRTA, 20018 San Sebastian, Spain
Interests: material science electron microscopy; FIB nanofabrication; 2D materials; high resolution EELS; nanoscale phenomena in metals processing; Liquid Phase TEM
Prof. Dr. Miguel A. Correa-Duarte
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Department of Physical Chemistry, Center for Biomedical Research (CINBIO), Southern Galicia Institute of Health Research (IISGS), and Biomedical Research Networking Center for Mental Health (CIBERSAM), Universidade de Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain
Interests: nanotechnology; nanomaterials; nanoreactores; hybrid nanocomposites; plasmonic nanomaterials; nanocatalysts; drug-delivery
Prof. Dr. Carlos Miguel Costa
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Prof. Dr. Helmut Cölfen
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Physical Chemistry, Universität Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
Interests: nucleation; nanoparticle self organization; non classical crystallization; mesocrystals; biomineralization; nanoparticle analysis by fractionating methods
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Dr. Cesar De Julian Fernandez
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Institute of Materials for Electronics and Magnetism - Italian Research Council, 43124 Parma, Italy
Interests: magnetic materials; nanomaterials; hybrid nanoparticles and composites; magneto-plasmonics materials; magnetic anisotropy; reversal process; superparamagnetism; magneto-optics; magnetoplasmonics phenomena; magnets: materials and applications; nanomaterials for biomedical and sensing applications
Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Dimitratos
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Dipartimento di Chimica Industriale "Toso Montanari", Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna, Italy
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; catalysis for energy; H2 production; CO2 transformation to methanol; biomass transformation; supported metal nanoparticles; heteropolyacids; biomass conversion; bifunctional catalysts; size and shape control of metal colloids; in situ and operando spectroscopy; advanced characterization using synchrotron and neutron techniques
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Prof. Dr. Jürgen Eckert
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Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) and Department of Materials Science, Montanuniversität Leoben, Jahnstraße 12, A-8700 Leoben, Austria
Interests: nanostructured materials; metastable materials; functional and structural materials; materials for energy storage, conversion; materials for biomedical applications; bulk structures, particles, powders, thin films; physical and mechanical properties; structure-property correlations; composite structures; additive manufacturing techniques.
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Prof. Dr. My Alì El Khakani
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Centre Énergie, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Université du Québec, Matériaux, Varennes, QC J3X-1S2, Canada
Interests: physico-chemsitry of nanostructured materials; pulsed laser deposition; sputtering; PECVD; nanomaterials; nanotubes; nanoparticles; thin films; functional coatings; nanocomposites; nanohybrid materials; sensing devices; CMOS materials and devices; photocatalytic materials; photovoltaics
Prof. Dr. Stoyko Fakirov
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Centre for Advanced Composite Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: condensation polymers; micro/nanofibrillar polymer-polymer and single polymer composites; microhardness of polymers; biodegradable polymers
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Dr. Filipe M.L. Figueiredo
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CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, Department of Materials and Ceramic Engineering, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: polymer electrolyte for intermediate temperature PEM fuel cells; organic-inorganic hybrids with proton conductivity; including metal-organic frameworks; bio-based polymers for PEMFCs; particularly concepts based on bacterial cellulose; and the electrical properties
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Prof. Dr. Mauro Comes Franchini
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Department of Industrial Chemistry "Toso Montanari", Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: nanotechnology; nanomedicine; drug delivery; theranostic; 3D-Printing (SLA, FDM, DLP, SLS); polymers chemistry
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Dr. Henrich Frielinghaus
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Jülich Centre for Neutron Sciences at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Lichtenbergstrasse 1, D-85747 Garching, Germany
Interests: soft matter; complex fluids; microemulsions; thin films; Li-ion batteries; hybrid solar cells; nanocomposites; nanomaterials; rheology; small angle scattering; neutron scattering; theoretical modelling
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Prof. Dr. Miguel Gama
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CEB—Centre of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Interests: bacterial nanocellulose; self-assembled nanogels made of polysaccharides; biomaterials; drug delivery systems for antimicrobial peptides and low molecular weight hydrophobic drugs; a comprehensive characterization of biocompatibility, including cytotoxicity, intracellular trafficking, biodistribution
Prof. Dr. Giuliana Gorrasi
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, 84084 Fisciano, Italy
Interests: nanocomposites; mechanical milling; bio-based materials
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Dr. Brian P. Grady
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School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering, University of Oklahoma 100 East Boyd; SEC Rm. T-301, Norman, OK 73019-0628, USA
Interests: structure-property relationships of polymers; polymer composites; carbon nanotubes in polymers; surfactants in solution; surfactant adsorption at the liquid-solid interface; polymer-coated surfaces; biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles; ion-containing polymers (polyelectrolytes and ionomers)
Prof. Dr. Fabien Grasset
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CNRS, ISCR UMR 6226, University of Rennes 1, 263 Avenue du Général Leclerc, 35042 Rennes, France
Interests: nanoparticle and nanocomposite synthesis; processing and characterization; sol–gel; microemulsion; zinc oxide; magnetic iron oxides; functional SiO2; thin film; energy; biomedical
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Prof. Dr. Jianguo Guan
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State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430070, China
Interests: functional composite materials; metamaterials; micro-/nanorobots; photonic crystals
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Dr. Andrés Guerrero-Martínez
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Departamento de Química Física, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: nanoplasmonics; colloid chemistry; supramolecular chemistry; spectroscopy
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Prof. Dr. Montserrat Gómez
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Laboratoire Hétérochimie Fondamentale et Appliquée, Université Toulouse 3-Paul Sabatier, CNRS, France
Interests: design of mono- and bi-metallic nanoparticles; Functionalized nano-materials (multi-walled carbon nanotubes, halloysites); Immobilization of nanocatalysts in non-conventional solvents and solid supports; nanocatalysis: surface reactivity; homogeneous catalysis: cooperative effects; mechanistic studies
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Prof. Dr. Yoon-Bong Hahn
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School of Semiconductor and Chemical Engineering, Jeonbuk National University, 567 Baekje-daero, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si 54896, Jeollabuk-do, Korea
Interests: synthesis of nanomaterials and their applications for solar cells, sensors, and printed electronics; metal oxide nanostructures, graphene and its derivatives, perovskites, functional composites, perovskite solar cells, chemical and biological sensors
Prof. Dr. Heyou Han
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State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Microbiology, College of Science, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
Interests: nano-bioanalytical chemistry; nano biosensors; nanotargeted treatment of tumor; antibacterial; antiviral application of nanomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Jiaqing He
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Department of Physics, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China
Interests: transmission electron microscopy; thermoelctric materials; structure and property relationship
Prof. Dr. Narcís Homs
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Inorganic and Organic Chemistry Department, Inorganic Chemistry section of the University of Barcelona (IN2UB) and Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Barcelona, Spain
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; photocatalysis; nanostructured materials; carbide-based catalysts; H2 production; CO2 hydrogenation
Prof. Dr. Wenbin Hu
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
Interests: energy materials; electrochemistry; surface engineering; hydrometallurgy; corrosion
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Prof. Dr. Yong Hu
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School of Engineering & Applied Science, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
Interests: My research focuses on the synthesis and application of polymeric nanoparticles for drug delivery systems, aiming at the challenges of delivery of anti-cancer drugs and diagnostic agents in vivo. We constructed novel drug delivery systems, designed and prepared the biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles, and studied their potential application in controlled drug delivery, cancer diagnosis and inhibitions.
Prof. Dr. Daniela Iannazzo
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Department of Engineering, University of Messina, Contrada Di Dio, I-98166 Messina, Italy
Interests: organic synthesis; advanced synthetic methodologies for the organic functionalization of nanomaterials for applications in drug delivery, biosensors, tissue engineering and in environmental field
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Prof. Dr. Tatiana E. Itina
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Institute of Engineering and Systems Sciences (INSIS), French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), 75016 Paris, France
Interests: laser-matter interactions; multi-scale modelling; nanotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Saulius Kaciulis
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto per lo Studio dei Materiali Nanostrutturati, Rome, Italy
Interests: nanotechnology; nanomaterials; 2D materials; surface physics and chemistry; surface analysis techniques (XPS, AES, UPS); photoelectron microscopy (chemical imaging)
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Prof. Dr. Takuya Kitaoka
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Department of Agro-Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
Interests: cellulose; chitin; chitosan; polysaccharides; nanofibers; hybrid nanomaterials; interfacial catalysis; organocatalysis; green chemistry; biomaterials; biointerfaces; cell engineering; biomedical applications
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Prof. Mato Knez
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Nanomaterials Group, CIC nanoGUNE, Tolosa Hiribidea 76, 20018 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
Interests: materials science; hybrid materials; nanomaterials; biomaterials; thin films; coatings; atomic layer deposition,; vapor phase infiltration; molecular layer deposition
Prof. Dr. Hirotaka Koga
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The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, 8-1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-0047, Japan
Interests: functionalized paper; nanocellulose; nanocomposites; paper electronics; green chemistry
Prof. Dr. Ghenadii Korotcenkov
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Dept. of Physics and Engineering, Moldova State University, Str. Mateevici 60, MD-2009 Chisinau, Moldova
Interests: material sciences; metal oxides; deposition and characterization; surface science; contact phenomena; solid state gas sensors; gas monitoring; thermoelectric conversion
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Prof. Dr. George Z. Kyzas
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Department of Chemistry, International Hellenic University, 65404 Kavala, Greece
Interests: nanobubbles; wastewater treatment; polymers; decontamination; materials; sorption; transportation phenomena
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Prof. Dr. Xiaoyan Li
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Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: carbon materials; nanostructured materials; energy storage materials and mechanical metamaterials
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Prof. Dr. Sam Lofland
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Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, USA
Interests: nanocomposites; ferroelectrics; colossal magnetoresistance; ferromagnetic materials; multiferroics; biomaterials; catalysis
Prof. Dr. Amparo López-Rubio
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Food Safety and Preservation Department, CSIC - Instituto de Agroquimica y Tecnologia de los Alimentos (IATA), Paterna, 46980 Valencia, Spain
Interests: micro- and nanoencapsulation; functional foods; controlled delivery; biopolymers for food packaging; nanomaterials for food applications; structural characterization
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Prof. Dr. Chiara Maccato
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Chemical Science Department, Padova University, Via Marzolo, 1, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: metal oxide nanomaterials; chemical vapour deposition; photocatalysis; electrocatalysis; sensing
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Prof. Dr. Nelson Marmiroli
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CINSA – Consorzio Interuniversitario per la Scienze Ambientali, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
Interests: nanotechnology risk evaluation; nanotoxicology; quantum dots; model systems for toxicity evaluation; molecular mechanisms
Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Martins
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i3N/CENIMAT, Department of Materials Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and CEMOP/UNINOVA, Caparica, Portugal
Interests: functional nanomaterials; paper electronics; advanced functional materials; thin film solar cells; nanotechnologies
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Dr. Alvaro Mata
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1. School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
2. Institute of Bioengineering, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
3. School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
4. Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
5. Biodiscovery Institute, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: self-assembly; peptides; elastin-like proteins; biofabrication; biomineralization; hydrogels; tissue engineering
Dr. Ion N. Mihailescu
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Lasers Department, National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, 077125 Magurele, Romania
Interests: pulsed laser deposition; modification and characterization of nanostructured thin coatings; matrix assisted pulsed laser evaporation (MAPLE); laser surface studies and processing; biomaterials thin layers; tissue engineering; biomimetic metallic implants; optoelectronics and sensors
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Prof. Dr. Placido Mineo
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Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Catania, 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: polymers for special uses; polymer-based materials for use in extraterrestrial environments; polymers containing porphyrinoids, fullerenes and metal complexes for sensing and catalysis; nanosystems decorated with macromolecules and/or drugs; spontaneous symmetry-breaking phenomena
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Prof. Dr. Yogendra Kumar Mishra
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Dr. Marco P Monopoli
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Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin, Ireland
Interests: nanomedicine; bio-nano interactions; nanosafety; biomolecular corona; proteomics
Prof. Dr. Edgar O'Rear
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School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
Interests: surfactants; admicellar polymerization; transport in biological systems; drug delivery; blood trauma
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Prof. Dr. Won-Chun Oh
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Department of Advanced Materials Science & Engineering, Hanseo University, 46, Hanseo1ro, Haemi-myun, Seosan, Chungnam 356-706, Korea
Interests: carbon nanomaterials; nanocomposite; photocatalysis; energy materials
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Prof. Dr. Kristiina Oksman
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Division of Materials Science, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Luleå University of Technology, SE-971 87 Luleå, Sweden
Interests: biobased nanomaterials such as cellulose, chitin and biocarbon; nanocomposites and nanomaterials processing, their structure property relations and mechanical properties. application areas are packag
Prof. Dr. Likun Pan
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School of Physics and Electronic Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200241, China
Interests: functional nanomaterials; intelligent materials; lithium/sodium ion batteries; aqueous zinc ion batteries; capacitive deionization; supercapacitors; solar desalination; flexible device; photocatalysis
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Dr. Silvia Picozzi
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Institute for Superconducting and Innovative materials and devices (CNR-SPIN), Universita' degli Studi di Chieti, 66100 Chieti, Italy
Interests: discovery of new microscopic mechanisms of multiferroic and magnetic oxides; design of ferroelectricity and multiferroicity in organic crystals; design of ferroelectricity and multiferroicity in metal organic frameworks (MOF); discovery by first principles of a new class of multifunctional materials, called “Ferroelectric Rashba semiconductors” (FERSC)
Prof. Dr. Manuel M. Piñeiro
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Department of Applied Physics, University of Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain
Interests: characharacterization of nanofluids; molecular simulation; fluid phase theories and modelling; interfacial properties, confined fluids
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Prof. Dr. Pawel Pohl
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Division of Analytical Chemistry and Chemical Metallurgy, Faculty of Chemistry, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: trace element analysis using spectrometric methods (ICP OES, ICP MS, FAAS, and ETAAS); speciation and fractionation analysis of metals and metalloids using chromatographic separation; application of chemical vapor generation (CVG) techniques for analytical atomic and mass spectrometry; analytical and spectroscopic characteristics of cold atmospheric pressure plasmas (CAPPs); application of CAPPs in biology, medicine, and technology
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Prof. Dr. Laura Prati
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Department of Chemistry, Università degli Studi di Milano, 20122 Milan, Italy
Interests: environmental catalytic processes; selective oxidation of organic compounds; gold-based catalysts; metal nanoparticles synthesis; nano-materials synthesis and characterization; carbon-based catalysts; biomass valorization; catalytic sustainable processes
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Prof. Dr. Nicola M. Pugno
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1. Laboratory of Bio-inspired, bionic, nano, meta Materials and Mechanics, University of Trento, Trento, Italy
2. School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
Interests: Bio-inspired; bionic, nano, meta Materials and Mechanics
Prof. Dr. Jieshan Qiu
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College of Chemical Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029, China
Interests: development of new methodologies for synthesis of functional carbon materials from different carbon resources including coal, and their uses in catalysis, energy conversion and storage, and environment protection
Prof. Dr. Federico Rosei
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Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Québec City, QC G1K 9A9, Canada
Interests: nanostructured materials; surface science; organic electronics; nanoelectronics; multifunctional materials; functional nanomaterials; photovoltaic materials and devices
Dr. Lionel Salmon
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Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination (LCC), 31055 Toulouse, France
Interests: molecular materials; spin crossover materials; nanoparticles; nanomaterials; polymer nanocomposites; actuators
Dr. Claudio Sangregorio
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Istituto di Chimica dei Composti Metallo-Organici – CNR, via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Firenze, Italy
Interests: nanoparticles; nanomagnetism; Biomedical applications of inorganic nanoparticles; Magneto-plasmonics; Nanostructured Material
Prof. Dr. Alexander M. Seifalian
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Nanotechnology and Regenerative Medicine, NanoRegMed Ltd, The London BioScience Innovation Centre, UK2 Royal College St, London NW1 0NH, UK
Interests: graphene nanoparticle; human organs; 3D scaffold; 3D bioprinter; stem cells; nanocomposite materials
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Dr. Rosalia Serna
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Laser Processing Group, Instituto de Optica, IO, CSIC, 28006 Madrid, Spain
Interests: light-matter interaction; optical properties; nanophotonics; nanotechnology; nanostructures; laser processing
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Prof. Dr. George A. Shafeev
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Prohorov General Physics Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russia
Interests: nanoparticles; nanostructures; laser ablation; liquids
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Prof. Dr. Jae-Jin Shim
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School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan 712-749, Korea
Interests: energy storage; sucpercapacitor; photocatalysis; catalysis; chemical sensor; graphene; nanocomposites; nanoparticles; metal oxide; metal sulfide; carbon nanotube; carbon nano-onion; MXene; MOF; layered double hydroxide; wastewater treatment; hydrogen production; clean synthesis; graphene aerogel; supercritical fluid; ionic liquid
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Prof. Dr. Andre G. Skirtach
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Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: biological applications of nanomaterials; light-sensitive nanomaterials; nano- biotechnology; cell biology and cell death; biomaterials; hybrid and composite materials; microscopy; SERS; layer-by-layer; hydrogels; capsules; encapsulation; enzymes; calcium carbonate; drug delivery; environmental protection
Dr. Minas M. Stylianakis
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Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), 100, N. Plastira Str., Vasilika Vouton, 711 10 Heraklion Crete, Greece
Interests: graphene; 2D nanomaterials; biomaterials; metal oxides; materials science; chemistry; energy devices; organic photovoltaics; perovskite solar cells; energy storage; water technologies
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Prof. Dr. Gleb B. Sukhorukov
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School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End road, London E1 4NS, UK
Interests: Drug Delivery Systems; Remotely Controlled Nanostructures; Bionanomaterials; Micro- and Nanoencapsulation
Prof. Dr. Shigang Sun
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Department of Chemsitry, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China
Interests: Electrocatalysi; Electrochemical Surface Science; Spectroelectrochemistry; Nanomaterials; and Chemical power sources (Fuel cells and Rechargeable Batteries)
Prof. Dr. Jacinto Sá
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Department of Chemistry-Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, 75120 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: plasmonic hybrid systems; artificial photosynthesis; solar cells; ultrafast spectroscopy
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Prof. Dr. Paola Tiberto
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Metrology for advanced materials and life science Division, Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica [INRIM], 10135 Torino, Italy
Interests: nanomagnetism; magnetic nanoparticles; thin films; nanolithography and functional materials
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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Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Vaiano
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo 2 132, I-84084 Fisciano, Salerno, Italy
Interests: photocatalysis for sustainable chemistry; photocatalytic and photo-Fenton processes for pollutants removal in wastewater; catalytic combustion of sewage sludge; decomposition and oxidative decomposition of H2S; hydrolysis of COS in the liquid phase
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Dr. Suresh Valiyaveettil
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Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, 3 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117543, Singapore
Interests: polymer synthesis and characterization; biomaterials; synthesis and characterisation of nanomaterials; nanotoxicity and nanosafety; materials for water purification
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Prof. Dr. Huanting Wang
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
Interests: nanoporous materials; nanocomposite materials; separation membranes; fuel cells, and water treatment
Prof. Dr. Yajun Wang
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College of Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Wenzhou University, Wenzhou 325027, China
Interests: nanocomposite porous materials; hybrid materials; self-assembly; bio-oriented applications; drug delivery; molecular separation; (bio)sensing
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Prof. Dr. Władysław G. Wieczorek
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Department of Inorganic Chemistry and Solid State Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Warsaw University of Technology, Noakowskiego 3, 00-664 Warszawa, Poland
Interests: solid state chemistry; ionic conductors; battery materials; polymer electrolytes; composites
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Prof. Dr. Shin-Tson Wu
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College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
Interests: advanced liquid crystal display materials, display devices, and device modeling; electronic laser beam steering and adaptive optics using fast-response spatial light modulators; adaptive liquid crystal and liquid lenses for forveated imaging and zoom lens; bio-inspired tunable optical filters using cholesteric liquid crystals
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Prof. Dr. Chunxiang Xu
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State Key Laboratory of Bioelectronics, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
Interests: optoelectronic funcational nanomaterials; Solid state Luminescence; Surface plasmonics; microcavity laser; 2D materials; ultrafast dymanics
Prof. Dr. Yi-Jun Xu
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State Key Lab of Photocatalysis on Energy and Environment College of Chemistry, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou 350116, China
Interests: photocatalysis; photo-driven redox catalysis; composites; solar energy conversion; sustainable chemistry
Prof. Dr. Masahiro Yoshimura
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1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan City 70101, Taiwan
2. Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: Soft Processing (or Soft Solution Processing); Polymer Complex Methods for Multiple Component Oxides with Precise Composition; Hydrothermal/Solvothermal Processing for Inorganic Materials.; Hydrothermal Carbons; Growing Integration Layer[GIL] Methods for Coating/Joining/Bonding of Ceramics on Metallic Materials; Phase Stability and Meta-Stability of Zirconia and Related Compounds; Synthesis and Phase/Valence Stability of Perovskite Phases; Nano-Composites Ceramics via Melt/ Annealing of Eutectic Melts; Bio-Inspired Processing for Inorganic Materials for Sustainable Societies; Bio-Materisls, Bio-Nanomaterials :Fabrication and Evaluation, HAp Whisker; Nano-Carbons, Graphenes ,MXenes,MoS2 by Soft Processing (Electrochemistry & Submerged Liquid Plasma)
Prof. Dr. Xue-Feng Yu
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Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen 518055, China
Interests: black phosphorus; 2D materials; heterostructures; electrocatalysis; photocatalysis; photothermal therapy; drug delivery; synthetic biology
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Prof. Dr. Adriana Zaleska-Medynska
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Department of Environmental Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Gdansk, 80-308 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: semiconductor nanoparticles, metal oxide nanotubes, metal nanoparticles, quantum dots, hybrid nanomaterials, heterogeneous photocatalysis
Dr. Run Zhang
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Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Australia
Interests: analytical chemistry; biosensing and bioimaging; photochemistry; nanotechnology; nano-bio interface chemistry; nanobiosensors; theranostic nanomaterials
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Dr. Yiping Zhao
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Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: nanostructure/thin film fabrication and characterization; metamaterials and plasmonic nanostructures; chemical and biological sensors; nano-photocatalysts; antimicrobial materials; nanomotors and their applications
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Prof. Dr. Zuowan Zhou
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu 610031, China
Interests: carbon based nano materials; functional polymeric materials; nano hybrids and composites
Prof. Dr. Shenmin Zhu
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State Key Lab of Metal Matrix Composites, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: graphene; porous carbon; photocatalyst; lithium-ion battery; supercapacitors
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