Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (313)

Prof. Dr. Marwan Al-Haik
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Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, USA
Interests: composite materials; nanomaterials; additive mnaufacturing; blast tolerant materials; radiation damage mitigation; thermal barrier coatings; high energy radiation detection; synthesis and characterization of lanthanides nanoparticles for gamma ray scintillators; synthesis of nanoparticles and WS2 nanofibers via plasma torch; synthesis of graphitic structures by design; processing of nanotube/polymer composites; magnetic annealing of engineering materials; residual stress development in super alloys; durability of polymeric composites; nanoindentation of thin films; nano impact and nano fatigue testing of thin films; thermomechanical analysis of polymers; light and electron microscopy and mechanical testing
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Prof. Dr. Amelia Almeida
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Department of Chemical Engineering and CeFEMA - Center of Physics and Engineering of Advanced Materials, Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST), Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: Materials science and engineering, laser materials processing (coatings, surface nanotexturing, advanced materials synthesis, additive manufacturing, micro and nanocomposite materials), structure and properties of laser processed materials, graphene nanocomposites, electron microscopy, mechanical and tribological behavior of materials
Prof. Dr. Souad Ammar-Merah
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1. ITODYS Laboratory, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Paris, 15 rue Jean-Antoine de Baïf, 75205 Paris, France
2. EIDD Engineering School, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Paris, 8 Place Paul Ricoeur, 75013 Paris, France
Interests: synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials; polyol process; nanoconsolidates; powder metallurgy; sol-gel films; colloidal chemistry; chemical surface functionalization; nanomagnetism and magnetic nanomaterials; quantum dots; carbon dots; nanohybrides; nanoprobes and nanocarriers for nanomedicine; permanent magnets; hetero-nanostructures for catalysis and photocatalysis
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Prof. Dr. Quanfu An
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Beijing Key Laboratory for Green Catalysis and Separation, College of Environmental and Energy Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing 100124, China
Interests: separation membranes; nanoparticles doped membrane fabrication; membrane process; 2D materials; polyelectrolyte complex nanoparticles
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Dr. Luísa Andrade
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LEPABE - Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: perovskite solar cells; dye-sensitized solar cells; photoelectrochemistry; characterization of photoelectrochemical devices; phenomenological modeling of photoelectrochemical devices; Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy; solution processed upscaled deposition techniques
Dr. Cristina Andreoli
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Department of Environment and Health, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: genotoxicity assays; cytotoxicity tests; DNA and chromosomal damage evaluation; comet assay; nanomaterial safety testing
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Prof. Dr. Dino Aquilano
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Department of Earth Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Torino, Italy
Interests: crystal growth; crystallography; growth kinetics; crystal morphology; biomineralization
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Dr. Hassan Askari
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Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
Interests: self-powered sensing; energy harvesting; nanogenerators; wireless sensor networks; intelligent systems
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Dr. Changdeuck Bae
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Department of Materials Science Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 440-746, Korea
Interests: atomic layer deposition; battery materials; water splitting; hybrid perovskite
Dr. Maria Maria Balasoiu

Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia
Interests: the structural investigation of nanoparticles, ferrofluids, magnetic elastomers, ferrogels by means of small-angle neutron and X-ray scattering (SANS and SAXS), and transmission and scanning electron
Prof. Dr. Carlos Baleizão
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Centro de Química Estrutural and Department of Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: hybrid silica nanoparticles for imaging and theranostics; optical fluorescent Sensors; systhesis of fluorescent functional dyes
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Dr. Matej Baláž
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Institute of Geotechnics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 04001 Košice, Slovakia
Interests: mechanochemistry; ball milling; materials science; natural materials; environmental chemistry; nanoparticle synthesis; adsorption; solid-state synthesis; eggshell; waste treatment; suflides
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Prof. Dr. Chiara Battocchio
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Department of Science, Roma Tre University, 00146 Roma, Italy
Interests: molecular and electronic structure of nanostructured materials carried out by state-of-the-art Synchrotron Radiation (SR)-induced techniques such as X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (SR-XPS), X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS), and Near-Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure spectroscopy (NEXAFS), as well as conventional XPS, UV–visible absorption and emission and FT-IR spectroscopies; Main topics of research are metal nanoparticles stabilized by organic molecules and biomolecules for technological applications and biocompatible materials for tissue engineering applications
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Dr. Maurizio Becucci
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Department of Chemistry ‘Ugo Schiff’, University of Florence, Florence, Italy and European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy – LENS, Florence, Italy
Interests: Raman; SERS; dyes; laser spectroscopy; excited states; ab-initio
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Dr. Paolo Bertoncello
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Systems and Process Engineering Centre, College of Engineering, Swansea University, Bay Campus, Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea SA1 8EN, UK
Interests: electrochemiluminescence; sensors; thin films; electrochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Paolo Bettotti
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Nanoscience Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Trento, Via Sommarive 14, 38123 Povo, Italy
Interests: nanophotonics; neural networks; nanocellulose; scanning probe microscopy
Prof. Dr. Ioan Bica
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West University of Timisoara, Faculty of Physics, Timisoara, Romania
Interests: plasma synthesis of nano- and microparticles; assembly of nanomicroparticles in liquid and vascoelastic matrices; magneto-dielectric properties of nano-micromaterials; bio-magnetically active materials
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Dr. Muhammad Bilal
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School of Life Science and Food Engineering, Huaiyin Institute of Technology, Huaian 223003, China
Interests: nanotechnology; nanomaterials; nanobiocatalysis; environmental remediation; environmental biotechnology/engineering; bioremediation; bio-catalysis; enzymes; immobilization; chemical engineering; green chemistry; materials; bioenergy
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Dr. Julian Blasco
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Institute of Marine Sciences of Andalusia (CSIC), 11519 Puerto Real, Cádiz, Spain
Interests: ecotoxicology; sunscreen; personal care products; nanoparticles; pharmaceuticals; trace metals; contamination; pollution; risk assessment; pollutant mixtures; sediment; bioaccumulation
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