Editorial Board for section 'Theory and Simulation of Nanostructures'

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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Information and Computing Sciences, Utrecht University, 3584 CC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: model and simulate complex systems; materials; infectious disease; transmission; networks
Department of Physics, AlbaNova University Center, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: molecular dynamics; extreme conditions; phase transitions; melting

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Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark, DK-2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: theoretical nanoelectronics; molecular electronics; 2D materials; first principles methods; DFT-NEGF; electron-phonon interaction; current-induced non-equilibrium atomic processes

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CNR-SPIN, c/o Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II", Dipartimento di Fisica, Complesso Universitario Monte S. Angelo, Ed. 6 Via Cintia, 80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: two-dimensional materials; surfaces and interfaces; nanostructures; Ab initio calculations; density functional theory
CNR-IPCF, Institute of Chemical and Physical Processes, via G. Moruzzi 1, I-56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: quantum chemistry; molecular modeling; computational spectroscopy

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Institute for Functional Intelligent Materials, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Interests: 2D materials; defects; energy storage materials; semiconductors; ferroelectrics; other functional materials; machine learning
Research Centre for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: shallow impurities and excitons; electronic; optical; and transport properties of semiconductors and nanostructures; electronic and optical properties of semiconductor surfaces and interfaces; phonons and electron-phonon couplings in semiconductors and nanostructures; non-linear optical properties; many-body effects in semiconductors; exciton condensation; magnetic multilayers and giant magnetoresistance; femtosecond pump-and-probe phenomena; photonic crystals; metrology of semiconductor thin films and gratings; infrared and radiation detectors; semiconductor lasers and modulators; resonant tunneling diodes; quantum transport properties; single-photon generators; spintroincs; quantum computing; optical metrology; and nano plasmonics

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Department of Applied Physics, School of Physics and Electronics, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, China
Interests: electronic transport; thermal transport; nanomaterials; nanoscale devices; molecular devices; phonon devices; 2D materials; thermoelectric materials; thermoelectric conversion
Prof. Dr. Yang-Tse Cheng
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Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, F. Paul Anderson Tower, Room 177, Lexington, KY 40506-0046, USA
Interests: nanoindentation modeling and measurements of mechanical properties; growth, structure, and properties of nanostructured materials; microscopic shape memory and superelastic effects; magnetorheological fluids; superhydrophobic and superhydrophilic surfaces; ion-solid interactions and ion beam modification of materials; automotive applications of new materials and processes
Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Via Cozzi 55, 20125 Milan, Italy
Interests: DFT; modeling; nanoparticle; nanomedicine; trnaition metal oxides; graphene; 2D materials

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Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Interests: acoustics; aeroelasticity; nonlinear dynamics; structural dynamics; unsteady aerodynamics

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Division of Chemical & Biological Sciences, Ames Laboratory, Ames, IA, USA
Interests: stochastic modeling and kinetic Monte Carlo simulation; epitaxial thin film growth; coarsening of nanostructures; self-assembly and shape stability of metallic nanocrystals; catalytic nanomaterials
Quantum Chemistry Department, Institute of Chemistry, St. Petersburg State University, 7/9 Unievremrsaitneytskaya Naberezhnaya, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia
Interests: quantum chemistry of solids; theoretical and computer modeling of nanostructures (nanolayers, nanotubes, nanowires, nanothreads, nanohelicenes); surface symmetry and models; point defects modeling and computer calculations

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Institute of Quantum Optics, Leibniz University Hannover, 30167 Hannover, Germany
Interests: all dielectric metamaterials and metasurfaces; multipole analysis of light scattering by nanoparticles, nanoparticle arrays, and metasurfaces; near-field optics of nanostructures; surface plasmon polaritons in nanostructures and metasurfaces; simulation and modelling of nano- and micro-optical elements for the photonics and plasmonics; optical resonances of high-refractive index dielectric and semiconductor nanostructures; nonradiating current’s sources
Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Department Chemie, Universität zu Köln, Köln, Germany
Interests: charge-transfer; energy-transfer; excited states; functional materials; materials modeling; DFT; spectroscopy; supra-molecular aggregates; structure-functional properties
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Dept. of Energy & Materials Engineering, Dongguk University-Seoul, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Interests: quantum simulation; battery materials science; catalyst; water splitting; computational chemistry
Professor of Applied Mathematics, School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes Campus, GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
Interests: modelling in nanotechnology; applied mathematics; differential equations; finite elasticity; granular materials; heat conduction and diffusion
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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Department of Nano & Advanced, Jeonju University, Chonju 55069, Chonbuk, Republic of Korea
Interests: the electronic; physical; and catalytic properties of 2D materials; first-principles; DFT calculation; electrochemical/photoelectrochemical reduction of water and CO2

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Department of Physics and Earth Science, University of Ferrara, 44122 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: physics of matter; modeling of electronic transport; semiconductors; nanostructures; cancer detection
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1. Institute for Fiber Engineering (IFES), Shinshu University, 3-15-1 Tokida, Ueda 386-8567, Japan
2. Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Shinshu University, 3-15-1 Tokida, Ueda 386-8567, Japan
Interests: nanotechnology; atom/molecule manipulation; surface science; neuromorphic network materials; multiple-probe SPMs
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Department de Ciència dels Materials i Química Física and the Institut de Química Teòrica i Computacional, Universitat de Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: computer modelling; electronic structure; advanced materials; nanostructures; reactivity; catalysis; hydrogen technology; energy storage; surface phenomena; understanding at the atomic level
Department of Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: computational mechanics; computational chemistry; molecular dynamics simulation; density functional theory simulation; composite materials
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Physics Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
Interests: multiscale modeling (algorithm and applications); nonlinear mechanics of nanomaterials and low-dimensional (2D) materials; radiation damage, mechanics of nuclear materials; mechanics of energetic materials; ferroelectrics
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Department of Applied Physics, University of Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain
Interests: molecular simulation; statistical mechanics; thermodynamics; complex fluids; interfaces; confinement; nanofluids; hydrates, clathrates
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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
Environmental Chemometrics, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Gdansk, Wita Stwosza 63, 80-308 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: nanoinformatics; chemoinformatics; bioinformatics; computational nanotoxicology; predicting phys-chem properties of nanoparticles; predicting transport and fate of nanoparticles; multicomponent nanoparticles; advanced materials; smart materials; materials safe-by-design; computational methods for risk assessment; new generation risk assessment (NGRA)

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Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Perm, Russia
Interests: superparamagnetic nanoparticles; magnetic resonance and relaxation in nanoparticles; ordinary and viscoelastic magnetic fluids; ferrogels; nanoparticle-doped liquid crystals; magnetoactive elastomers; agnetorheological polymers
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