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Section Board for 'Polymer Applications' (177)

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Prof. Dr. Grażyna Adamus
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Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, M. Curie-Skłodowskiej 34, 41-819 Zabrze, Poland
Interests: polymers from renewable resources; synthesis of functional polymers; structure–property relationships; novel polymeric materials of controlled biodegradability; application of mass spectrometry techniques to the structural study of synthetic polymers at the molecular level
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Prof. Dr. Paschalis Alexandridis
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, NY 14260-4200, USA
Interests: self-assembly; directed assembly; surfactants; block copolymers; polysaccharides; nanoparticles; water; ionic liquids; dissolution; formulations
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Prof. Dr. Volker Altstädt
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Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
Interests: Environmentally friendly polymers; Lightweight materials; Functional polymers; Advanced processing & Testing
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Prof. Dr. Brian Amsden
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Queen's University, Kingston, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kingston, Canada
Interests: mechanically resilient hydrogels; self-immolative polymers; biofabrication; polymeric biohybrid materials; cell-biomaterial interactions; controlled release systems
Dr. Prashanth Asuri
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Department of Bioengineering, School of Engineering, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053 USA
Interests: biomaterials engineering; hydrogel nanocomposites; in vitro cell culture platforms; protein structure and function
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Dr. Francesco Lufrano
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CNR-ITAE Institute for Advanced Energy Technologies “N. Giordano” Via Salita S. Lucia sopra Contesse 5, Messina 98126, Italy
Interests: polymers; polymer nanocomposites; polymeric membranes; nano carbon materials; metal oxides and hybrid materials; polymer electrolytes; batteries; fuel cells; supercapacitors
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Prof. Dr. Begoña Ferrari
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Instituto de Ceramcia y Vidrio, Spanish Research Council (CSIC), Spain
Interests: Colloidal Processing, coatings, ceramics, polymer/ceramic compounds, metal/ceramic compounds, Additive Manufacturing
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Prof. Dr. Regis Barille
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Universite Angers/CNRS UMR 6200, 2, Bd Lavoisier, 49045 ANGERS cedex, France
Interests: polymers; photochromatism; nonlinear optics; AFM; near-field microscopies; surface characterization; thin films
Dr. Md Julker Nine
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The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Interests: functional coatings; surface modification and functionalization; superwetting surface; anticorrosion; fire retardants; oil–water separation
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Prof. Dr. Cristian Neipp
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University of Alicante, P.O. Box 99, 03080 Alicante, Spain
Interests: Photopolymers for optical applications; Holography; Diffractive optics
Dr. Suzanne Martin
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Technological University Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Interests: holographic recording materials, self-processing photopolymers, diffractive structures, holographic optical elements, holographic lenses, holographic diffusers
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Prof. Dr. Izabela Naydenova
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Centre for Industrial and Engineering Optics, School of Physics and Clinical and Optometric Sciences, Technological University Dublin, Kevin Street, D08 NF82 Dublin 8, Ireland
Interests: holographic recording materials (photopolymer nanocomposites, self-processing photopolymers, azo-dye containing polymers); novel methods for fabrication of holograms, and their applications in holographic sensing, holographic data storage, optical micro patterning and micromanipulation, holographic actuators for smart devices design
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Prof. Dr. Spiros H. Anastasiadis
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Foundation for Research & Technology-Hellas and University of Crete, Heraklion Crete, Greece
Interests: polymer surfaces and interfaces and thin films; polymer blends and homopolymer / copolymer blends; dynamics and diffusion in multiconstituent systems; organic/inorganic nanohybrid materials; responsive polymer systems
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PD Dr. Emanuel Ionescu
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Technische Universität Darmstadt, Institute for Materials Science, Otto-Berndt-Str. 2, D-64287 Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: inorganic polymers; polymer-derived glasses and glass ceramics; polymer-based nanocomposites; polymer-derived ceramic nanocomposites; polymers processing
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Dr. Oisik Das
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Luleå University of Technology
Interests: biocomposites; biochar; pyrolysis; flammability; nanoindentation
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Prof. Ángel V. Delgado
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Department of Applied Physics, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
Interests: electrical properties of solid/liquid interfaces; nanoparticle synthesis and characterization; dispersed systems—electrokinetics; magnetic fluids; biomedical nanostructure applications; magnetic hyperthermia; drug delivery
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Dr. Nektaria Marianthi Barkoula
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
Interests: Biodegradable/Biobased Composites, Nanocomposites, Eco-friendly Materials, Concrete based Materials, Durability, Wear, Structure-property relationships
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Prof. Dr. Stanislaw Slomkowski
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Department of Department of Engineering of Polymer Materials, Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies of Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Interests: fundamental and applied studies on polymer nanoparticles; microparticles; and related materials for medical applications, in particular for medical diagnostics and drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Jason Bara
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0203, USA
Interests: ionic liquids; high-performance polymers; gas separations; CO2 capture; membranes; green chemistry; simulations and modeling; big data
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Prof. Dr. Roberto De Santis
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IPCB-CNR Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials – National Research Council of Italy, V.le J.F. Kennedy, 24 Mostra D’Oltremare Pad. 20, 8015 Naples, Italy
Interests: polymer based composites; nanocomposites; additive manufacturing; fused deposition modelling; stereolithography; finite element analysis; bone; dentine; scaffolds; Prostheses
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Prof. Dr. In Woo Cheong
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School of Applied Chemical Engineering, Kyungpook National University; Daegu 41566, Korea
Interests: Stimuli-responsive polymers, self-healing polymers, graphene and carbon nanotube dispersions
Prof. Dr. Massimo Martorelli
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Department of Industrial Engineering, Fraunhofer JL IDEAS - University of Naples Federico II, P.le Tecchio 80, 80125 Naples, Italy
Interests: Design for Additive Manufacturing; Reverse Engineering; Design Methods; Creative Design; Mechanical Analysis; Modeling and Simulation; Biomechanics; Scaffold Design
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Dr. Agnieszka Tercjak
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University of the Basque Country, Leioa, Spain
Interests: hybrid inorganic/organic materials; nanostructured thermosetting systems; block copolymers; nanocomposites; bacterial cellulose based materials; polymer blends; atomic force microscopy
Prof. Dr. Vessela Tsakova
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Institute of Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: conducting polymers; electrochemistry of electroactive materials, electrochemical deposition; electrocatalytic materials; electroanalysis
Prof. Dr. Rafael Auras
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School of Packaging, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
Interests: mass transfer in polymers; biodegradable and compostable polymers; life cycle assessment; packaging waste; sustainable packaging systems
Dr. Ki Hyun Bae
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Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research), Singapore
Interests: Biomaterials; Biopolymers; Hydrogel; Nanomedicine; Drug delivery system.
Dr. Vincenzo Baglio
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CNR-ITAE Institute for Advanced Energy Technologies “N. Giordano”, Via Salita S. Lucia sopra Contesse 5, Messina 98126, Italy
Interests: polymer electrolyte fuel cells; direct alcohol fuel cells; water electrolysis; metal–air batteries; dye-sensitized solar cells; photo-electrolysis; carbon dioxide electro-reduction
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Prof. Dr. Rafael Antonio Balart Gimeno
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Technological Institute of Materials (ITM), Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), Spain
Interests: bio-based polymers; biocompatible polymers; resorbable polymers; advanced characterization; additive manufacturing; medical applications; computer-aided engineering (CAE); functional additives
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Dr. Matthias Barz
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Institute of Organic Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Interests: Polypeptides; polypeptoids; polypept(o)ides; nanomedicine; in vivo click chemistry; disulfide chemistry; secondary structure directed solution self-assembly
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Battaglia
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Department of Chemistry, Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Physics of Living System, JEOL/ESPRC Centre for Liquid Phase Electron Microscopy, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Interests: Nanomedicine; Drug delivery; Physical Biology; Active Matter; Self assembly; Vesicles; Biodegradable and biocompatible polymers; Transmission Electron Microscopy
Prof. Dr. Ilker Bayer
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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genoa, Italy
Interests: bioinspired surfaces; wetting; biopolymers; polymer nanocomposites
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Prof. Dr. Sidi A. Bencherif
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Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
Interests: Biomaterials, Cryogels, Drug Delivery, Tissue Engineering, Cancer Immunotherapy
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Prof. Dr. Ignazio Blanco
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Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Catania, Edificio 10, Viale A. Doria 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: thermal stability; thermogravimetric analysis; differential scanning calorimetry; nanocomposites; kinetics of degradation; lifetime prediction; POSS; POSS-Based polymers
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Dr. Joshua Boateng
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Reader in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Formulation Technologies, School of Science, Faculty of Engineering and Science, University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Central Avenue, Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4TB, UK
Interests: pharmaceutical and formulation sciences; advanced wound healing technologies; mucosal drug delivery systems
Prof. Dr. Serge Bourbigot
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Unité Matériaux et Transformations (UMET), University of Lille, CNRS, ENSCL, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France
Interests: reaction and resistance to fire of polymeric materials, polymer processing, solid state NMR of polymer, pyrolysis, heat transfer, modeling and numerical simulation of decomposing polymers
Prof. Dr. Gary L. Bowlin
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Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Memphis, 119D Engineering Technology, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
Interests: tissue engineering; electrospinning; scaffolds; vascular tissue engineering; bone tissue engineering; in situ regeneration, angiogenesis
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Dr. Tamás Bárány
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Department of Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, H-1111 Budapest, Műegyetem rkp. 3., Hungary
Interests: self-reinforced and all-polymer composites, thermoplastic elastomers, recycling of polymers and elastomers, polymers and composites from renewable resource, impact testing
Prof. Dr. Marcelo Calderón
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Polymat, Basque Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering, Paseo Manuel de Lardizabal 3, 20018 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
Interests: biocompatible FRET-based imaging systems; multifunctional polymer-drug conjugates; environmentally responsive nanogel synthesis; self-assembling amphiphiles for controlled delivery of genes
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Prof. Dr. Cesare Cametti
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Department of Physics, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Roma, Italy
Interests: electrical properties of bio-inspired materials, especially topics including structure and dynamics of complex fluids, colloidal systems in and out of equilibrium, mixed surfactant systems, polymers and biopolymers, self-organizing aggregates
Dr. Federico Carosio
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Dipartimento di Scienza Applicata e Tecnologia, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Interests: nanostructured coatings, layer-by-layer assembly, polymer composites, polymer nanocomposites, nanocellulose-based materials, graphene related materials, flame retardancy, gas barrier properties
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Prof. Dr. Mauro Carraro
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Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
Interests: Hybrid polymeric membranes for water treatment; Hybrid copolymers; Catalytic polymers
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Dr. Mariolino Carta
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Department of Chemistry, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Interests: organic chemistry; material chemistry; polymers of intrinsic microporosity; gas separation
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Dr. Alfredo Cassano
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Institute on Membrane Technlogy, National Research Council, Institute on Membrane Technlogy (ITM-CNR), Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: membranes and integrated membrane operations in agro-food production and industrial wastewater treatment; recovery of bioactive compounds from agro-food byproducts by membrane-based operations; separation/concentration/purification of target compounds of industrial interest by membrane; membrane distillation and osmotic distillation; remediation and pollution control of industrial wastewater by membrane operations
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Dr. H. N. Cheng
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USDA Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center 1100 Robert E. Lee Blvd., New Orleans, Louisiana 70124, United States
Interests: 1. green polymer chemistry; polymer reactions; biobased materials; biocatalysis
2. polymer analysis; NMR; polymerization statistics; polymer modeling
3. polysaccharides; protein adhesives; triglycerides; biopolymer modifications
Prof. Dr. Gianluca Cicala
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1. Dipartimento DICAR (Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture), Università di Catania, Viale Andrea Doria 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
2. UdR-Catania Consorzio INSTM, Viale Andrea Doria 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: fiber reinforced composites; electrospinning; additive manufacturing; polymer blends; nanocomposites; green composites
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Prof. Dr. Vicente Compañ Moreno
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Departamento de Termodinámica Aplicada, Universitat Politécnica de Valencia, C/Camino de Vera s/n, 46022-Valencia, Spain
Interests: ionic exchange membranes; ionic conductivity, diffusivity, and mobility; polymeric membranes to applied energy devices; nanofibers; composite membranes; supported ionic-like liquids (SILLPs); membranes containing ionic liquids; modeling electrode polarization of ionic polymer electrolytes; computational conductivity studies in polymeric membranes
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Dr. Marina Cretich
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Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche “Giulio Natta” (SCITEC- CNR), Via Mario Bianco, 9, 20131 Milano, Italy
Interests: bioassay development; protein and peptide microarrays; extracellular vesicles characterization; infectious disease diagnostics; allergy profiling; biomarker discovery
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Dr. Raechelle D'Sa
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Centre for Materials and Structures, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GH, UK
Interests: surface modification of polymers using plasma treatment; plasma polymerisation and grafting of polymers (polysaccharides, polyethylene glycol (PEG)) to create protein; cell and bacterial resistant surfaces
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Prof. Dr. Dagmar R. D'hooge
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Ghent University, Department of Materials, Textiles and Chemical Engineering, Ghent, Belgium
Interests: polymer technology and engineering; polymerization kinetics; multi-scale modeling; model-based design toward functional materials, polymer chemistry, polymer recycling; sol–gel synthesis; extrusion, injection molding
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Prof. Dr. Iolanda De Marco
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Industrial Engineering Department, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, I-84084, Fisciano (Salerno), Italy
Interests: polymer/active principle composites; drug delivery; supercritical carbon dioxide; microparticles and nanoparticles precipitation; biopolymer aerogels; polymer/drug coprecipitation
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Prof. Dr. Ana María Díez-Pascual
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Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Sciences, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
Interests: nanomaterials; polymers; nanocomposites; inorganic nanoparticles; antibacterial agents; surfactants; interphases
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Prof. Dr. Tiberio A. Ezquerra
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CSIC - Instituto de Estructura de la Materia (IEM), Madrid, Spain
Interests: physical basis of soft and polymer nanotechnology; structure and dynamics of macromolecular systems; electrical properties of polymers and composite materials
Prof. Dr. José Paulo Farinha
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon
Interests: functinal nanomaterials; nanoparticles; polymers and colloids; emulsion and miniemulsion polymerization; controled radical polymerization (RAFT); polymer coatings; optical sensor nanomaterials; fluorescence applications and laser scanning microscopy
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Prof. Dr. Paolo Ferruti
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Department of Chemistry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: functionalization of polymers; polymer nanoparticles; biocompatible and biodegradable polymers, bioinspired polymers, biomedical and biotechnological applications of functional polymers, polymers for drug delivery, Polymeric hydrogels as scaffolds for cell culturing and tissue regeneration, flame retardant functional polymers, polyelectrolytes, heavy metal ion complexing polymers
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Prof. Dr. Bodo Fiedler
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Institute of Polymer and Composites, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Denickestrasse 15, D-21073 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: GFRP; CFRP; fibre metal laminate; fatigue; durability; sensor; SHM; CNT
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Prof. Dr. Mariaenrica Frigione
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Innovation Engineering Department, University of Salento, Prov.le Lecce-Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: cold-cured adhesives and matrices for FRP employed in constructions; polymeric nano-structured adhesives and coatings; hydrophobic coatings for stone conservation and wood protection; durability of polymers, adhesives and coatings; eco-efficient materials for construction and cultural heritage
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Prof. Dr. Charles-André Fustin
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Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences (IMCN), Division of Bio and Soft Matter (BSMA), Université catholique de Louvain, Place L. Pasteur 1, bte L4.01.01, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Interests: macro- and supramolecular chemistry; stimuli responsive polymers; self-assembly; polymer gels and networks, interlocked architectures; molecular machines
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Dr. Mari Cruz García-Gutiérrez
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Instituto de Estructura de la Materia, IEM-CSIC. Serrano 121, 28006 Madrid, Spain
Interests: polymer physics; structure-property relationships; polymer crystallization; nanotechnology: thin films and nanostructures; organic electronics; X-ray scattering techniques; synchrotron radiation
Dr. Joaquín C. García-Martinez
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Facultad de Farmacia - Centro Regional de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Albacete, Spain
Interests: synthesis; characterization and optical properties of conjugated dendrimers. Study of supramolecular interactions and self-assembling with the objective of finding applications in fields such as aggregation-induced emission and sensors
Prof. Dr. Aharon Gedanken
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Department of Chemistry, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Interests: NanoChemistry; Sonochemistry; Sonochemical Coatings; Antibacterial Nanoparticles; Reactions under Microwave Radiation; Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels; Carbon-Dots; Metal Doped Carbon Dots
Dr. Gennaro Gentile
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials (IPCB), Via Campi Flegrei, 34 - 80078 Pozzuoli (NA) – Italy
Interests: Multiphase polymer systems; Smart materials; Morphological and structural characterization
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Prof. Dr. Claudio Gerbaldi
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Group for Applied Materials and Electrochemistry – GAMELab, Department of Applied Science and Technology, Polytechnic University of Turin, 10129 Turin, Italy
Interests: lithium-based and post-lithium batteries; polymer electrolytes; nanostructured electrodes; sustainable polymers and processes
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Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Gillies
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Department of Chemistry, Western University, London, Canada
Interests: bioactive polymers; biodegradable polymers; stimuli-responsive polymers; self-immolative polymers; polymer self-assembly; drug delivery; tissue engineering scaffolds
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Gloria
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National Research Council of Italy - Institute of Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials. Naples, Italy
Interests: design for additive manufacturing; reverse engineering; design methods; creative design; mechanical analysis; modeling and simulation; biomechanics; biomimetics; design of polymer and composite structures; scaffold design; design of lightweight structures
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Prof. Dr. Xiong Gong
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Department of Polymer Engineering, College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, United States
Interests: organic/polymer electronic and optoelectronic devices; organic thermoelectric devices; organic supercapacitors/battery; chemistry and physics of semiconducting organic/polymer materials and inorganic quantum dots and nanoparticles; inorganic nanostructured materials and coordination compounds: synthesis, characterization and applications, CW and ultra-fast lasers, spectroscopy
Prof. Dr. Gianmarco Griffini
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Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta” Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Interests: organic and hybrid photovoltaics; bio-derived and bio-degradable polymers; smart and stimuli-responsive polymeric systems; advanced and additive manufacturing
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Dr. Michael D. Guiver

State Key Laboratory of Engines, School of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China
Interests: membrane gas separation polymers; fuel cell membranes; polymers of intrinsic microporosity; click chemistry polymers
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Prof. Dr. Qipeng Guo
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Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
Interests: high performance thermosets; polymer blends and composites; block copolymers and block ionomers; porous polymers; polymer gels; polymer coatings; polymers for petroleum applications
Prof. Dr. Thomas Hellweg
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Physical and Biophysical Chemistry (PC III), Department of Chemistry, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
Interests: physico-chemical properties of polymers, scattering techniques (especially small angle scattering (SAXS and SANS) and light scattering), Pluronics, and smart polyacrylamide based microgels
Dr. Michael Hirtz
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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Nanotechnology (INT) and Karlsruhe Nano Micro Facility (KNMF), Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: scanning probe lithography (SPL); bioactive surface functionalization; sensor and device functionalization
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Prof. Dr. Rudolf Holze
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Institut für Chemie, Technische Universität Chemnitz, AG Elektrochemie, Chemnitz, Germany
Interests: Corrosion of metals, alloys and amalgams in dentistry; experimental methods; corrosion inhibition
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Prof. Dr. George Horvai
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Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Interests: molecularly imprinted polymers; ion selective electrodes
Prof. Dr. Jinming Hu
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Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, CAS Key Laboratory of Soft Matter Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, 96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, Anhui Province 230026, China
Interests: stimuli-responsive polymers; supramolecular functional materials; hybrid nanomaterials; chemosensors and biosensors; imaging and theranostic agents
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Prof. Dr. Chih-Feng Huang
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Department of Chemical Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
Interests: living polymerizations; nanocomposites; biomaterial modifications; stimuli-responsive polymers
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Prof. Dr. Haw-Ming Huang
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Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: Biomaterials, Optomechanronics, dental biomechanics.
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Prof. Dr. Scott M. Husson
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0909, USA
Interests: adsorptive membranes; bioseparations; confocal microscopy; electrospinning; membrane chromatography; polymer thin films; surface modification; thin-film composite membranes; water purification
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Prof. Dr. Hermis Iatrou
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University of Athens, Department of Chemistry, Panepistimiopolis, Zografou, 15771, Athens, Greece
Interests: polymer synthesis; nanomedicine; drug and gene delivery; polypeptides; well-defined polymers; macromolecular architecture; ring-opening polymerization of N-carboxy anhydrides; biopolymers; nanotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Alexey Iordanskii
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Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Moscow., Russia
Interests: Barrier polymers; active packaging; diffusion; permeability; bio-based and biodegradable polymers; biocomposites; electrospinning; food and cosmetic applications
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Prof. Dr. Hatsuo Ishida

Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7202, USA
Interests: benzoxazine; polybenzoxazine; composite interfaces; surface treatment of fillers and fibers; nanocomposite; vibrational spectroscopy (IR, Raman) of polymers
Dr. Johannes Carolus (John) Jansen
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Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR, Via P. Bucci, Cubo 17/C, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: polymeric and hybrid membranes for gas and vapour separation; principles of gas and vapour transport in membranes by sorption and permeation experiments; structural, mechanical and thermal properties of polymers, polymer blends and hybrid materials; membrane preparation by phase inversion techniques; polymers of intrinsic microporosity; perfluoropolymers; ionic liquids; carbon dioxide capture
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Prof. Dr. Ru-Jong Jeng
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Institute of Polymer Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: Polymer Intermediates; Green Chemistry; Waterborne Polymers; Polyurethanes; Elastomers
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Dr. Mike Jenkins
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School of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Interests: structure-processing-property relationships in thermoplastics; secondary crystallisation; thermal analysis; thermoplastic polymer composites; polymer blends; FLASH DSC; CO2 assisted processing of polymers
Prof. Dr. Hai-Feng (Frank) Ji
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Department of Chemistry, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Disque 507, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: MEMS; microcantilever; FET; fluorescent; polythiophene; polyaniline; hydrogel; nanocomposites
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Prof. Joannis K. Kallitsis
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Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, GR-265 04 Rio-Patras, Greece
Interests: Polymer Science; Nanotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Mohamed Khayet
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Department of Structure of Matter, Thermal Physics and Electronics Faculty of Physics, University Complutense of Madrid Avda. Complutense s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: membrane science and technology (membrane preparation; nanofibrous membranes; hollow fiber membranes; nanocomposite and mixed matrix membranes; membrane modification; membrane characterization; membrane processes)
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Prof. Dr. Byung-Joo Kim
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Korea Institute of Carbon Convergence Technology (KCTECH), Jeonju, Korea
Interests: filler–matrix interaction; surface modification of fillers; CFRP; functional composites; polymer blending
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Prof. Dr. Jung Kyu Kim
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School of Chemical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), South Korea
Interests: heterojunctions with tailored nanostructures; nanocarbons; conductive polymers; photoelectrochemical cells; solar fuels; electrocatalysis; electrochemistry; polymer optoelectronics; organic-inorganic hybrid solar cells; perovskite solar cells
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Prof. Dr. Beom Soo Kim
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Chungbuk National University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cheongju, Chungbuk, Republic of Korea
Interests: bioplastics; biodegradable polymers; molecularly imprinted polymers, polyhydroxyalkanoates, green synthesis of nanoparticles; bioprocess engineering
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Prof. Dr. Hyun-Joong Kim
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Lab. of Adhesion & Bio-Composites, Program in Environmental Materials Science College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Seoul National University Seoul 08826, Korea
Interests: Adhesion; Bio-Composites; Coatings
Prof. Dr. Barbara Klajnert-Maculewicz
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Department of General Biophysics, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Lodz, 141/143 Pomorska St., 90-236 Lodz, Poland
Interests: dendrimer interactions with biological systems (proteins, lipids, cells); dendrimers as carriers of drugs; cancer therapies; toxicity of dendrimers; fluorescence spectroscopy; proteins structure and functions; Alzheimer’s and prion diseases
Dr. Chie Kojima
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Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Japan
Interests: dendrimers; stimuli-responsive materials; imaging; drug delivery, cell scaffolds
Prof. Dr. Pavel Kopel
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Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: tumor biology and nanomedicine;microbiology;sensors and imaging;coordination chemistry;nanotransporters;inorganic and bioinorganic synthesis;polymers;paramagnetic particles;quantum Dots;antimicrobial Particles
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Prof. Dr. Marek M. Kowalczuk
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Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze, Poland
Interests: biocompatible and biodegradable polymers; polymer mass spectrometry; bioactive oligomers; controlled drug delivery systems; ring-opening polymerization; forensic engineering of advanced polymeric materials
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Dr. Bon-Cheol Ku
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Carbon Composite Materials Research Center; Institute of Advanced Composite Materials, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Korea
Interests: nanocarbon-based polymer composites, carbon fibers/carbon nanotube fibers
Prof. Dr. Shiao-Wei Kuo
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Department of Materials and Optoelectronic Science, Center of Crystal Research, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Interests: polymer interactions; polymer POSS nanocomposites; self-assembly nanostructures; mesoporous materials; low surface free energy materials; covalent organic framework (COF)
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Dr. George Z. Kyzas
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Department of Chemistry, International Hellenic University, Kavala 65404, Greece
Interests: wastewater treatment; polymers; decontamination; materials; sorption; nanobubbles; transportation phenomena
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Prof. Dr. Sándor Kéki
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Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: polymers; polyurethanes; shape-memory polymers; cationic polymerization; light emitting materials; fluorescent dyes; mass spectrometry
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Paolo La Mantia
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università di Palermo INSTM, Firenze, Italy
Interests: polymer processing, mechanical behaviour of polymer-based systems, rheological behaviour of polymer-based systems, green composites, biocomposites, nanocomposites, biodegradable polymers, polymer blends, degradation and recycling of polymer-based systems
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Prof. Dr. Yuekun Lai
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Fuzhou University, China
Interests: TiO2-based functional materials, surface and interface, biomimetics, water treatment, energy storage and conversion
Prof. Dr. Michele Laus
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Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro, Alessandria, Italy
Interests: block copolymers for microelectronic applications; controlled/living radical and cationic polymerizations; emulsion, suspension and micellar polymerizations; opals; self-assembling systems; polymeric dopants, materials for 3D printing
Dr. Marino Lavorgna
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National Research Council, Rome, IPCB-CNR P.le Fermi, 1 Portici (NA)-Italy; v. Previati 1/C, Lecco, Italy
Interests: process–properties relationships; morphology and properties of polymeric materials; graphene-based composites, graphene aerogels, multifunctional coatings for Cultural Heritage, new polymer nanocomposites for 3D printing technology, nanocomposites for barrier and electrical applications; bio-nanocomposites materials; SAXS characterization of nanocomposites
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Dr. Jung Woo Leem
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Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, USA
Interests: Nanoscale photonics, organic/inorganic photovoltaics, photocatalysis, hardware-based security: applied cryptography and hardware security primitives
Prof. Dr. Stefano Leporatti
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CNR Nanotec-Istituto di Nanotecnologia, Via Monteroni, c/o Campus Ekotecne, 73100 Lecce (LE), Italy
Interests: nanomedicine; cytomechanics; drug delivery; scanning force microscopy; polymer nanocapsules; halloysite clay nanotubes; drug nanocolloids; nano-micelles
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Prof. Dr. Kang Li
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Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology, Imperial College London London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: preparation and characterisation of polymeric membranes; fluid separations using membranes; membrane reactor design
Dr. Emanoil Linul
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1. Department of Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Politehnica University of Timisoara, 1 Mihai Viteazu Avenue, 300 222 Timisoara, Romania;
2. National Institute of Research for Electrochemistry and Condensed Matter, 144 Aurel Paunescu Podeanu Street, 300 569 Timisoara, Romania
Interests: polymeric foams; syntactic foams; porous materials; cellular polymers; composite materials; advanced materials; mechanical characterization; structure–property relationships
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Prof. Dr. Shiyong Liu
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Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, CAS Key Laboratory of Soft Matter Chemistry, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, University of Science and Technology of China, 96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, Anhui Province 230026, China
Interests: responsive polymers; supramolecular functional materials; polymer chemistry; biomaterials; chemosensors and biosensors; kinetics in complex fluids
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Prof. Dr. Ying-Ling Liu
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Department of Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin-chu, Taiwan
Interests: polymer chemistry; thermosets; functional polymers; membranes; pervaporation; proton exchange membranes; nanocomposites; self-healing polymers; surface functionalization
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Prof. Dr. Guojun Liu
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Department of Chemistry, Queen's University, 90 Bader Lane, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Interests: block and graft copolymer nano- and micro-structures; applications of polymer nanostructured materials; NANOGLIDE coatings; functional textiles; methodology development (micellization, chemical processing, coupled nanostructures and tier-2 assembly, directed assembly, BC/inorganic hybrid architectures, architectural polymers)
Prof. Dr. Katja Loos
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Macromolecular Chemistry and New Polymeric Materials, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: biocatalysis in polymer chemistry; enzymatic polymerizations; green polymer chemistry; biocatalytic monomer synthesis; biocatalytic polymer modification; enzyme immobilization; unraveling the mechanism of biocatalytic polymerizations; biobased monomers and polymers; sustainability; polysaccharides; starch; anionic polymerization; controlled radical polymerization; block copolymer synthesis; supramolecular assembly; block copolymer self-assembly
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Prof. Dr. Nadia Lotti
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Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Via Terracini 28, 40131 Bologna, Italy
Interests: polyesters; synthesis; chemical modification; thermal properties; mechanical properties; barrier properties; biodegradability; packaging; tissue engineering; controlled nanodrug delivery systems
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Prof. Dr. Miguel Ángel López Manchado
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Departamento de Nanomateriales Poliméricos y Biomateriales, Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Polímeros, ICTP-CSIC, Juan de la Cierva, 3, 28006-Madrid, Spain
Interests: Processing and characterization of composite materials and nanocomposites; Evaluation of structure-properties relationships in composite materials; Study of elastomer compounds
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Prof. Dr. Fernão D. Magalhães
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LEPABE, Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Interests: synthetic and natural adhesives; lignocellulosic composites; high-performance industrial coatings; graphene-based biomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Duncan J. Maitland
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Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
Interests: Shape memory polymers, medical devices, biodegradation, energy-material interactions
Prof. Dr. Giulio Malucelli
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Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, I-10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: Flame retardance; Surface Engineering methods for textiles; UV and UV-LED curable coatings; Structure-property relationships in polymer and polymeric composite systems
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Prof. Dr. Bogdan Marciniec
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Faculty of Chemistry and Center of Advanced Technologies, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
Interests: new homogeneous and immobilized catalysts and precursors; silylative coupling polycondensation and ADMET polymerization vs. ring-closure metathesis of silicon containing dienes (Ru, Rh complexes); molecular and macromolecular organosilicon compounds; functionalized silsesquioxanes as nanofillers and nanocompounds; Organosilicon polymers
Prof. Dr. Carla Marega
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Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Marzolo 1, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: polymer; nanocomposite, X-ray diffraction, thermal analysis, electrospinning
Dr. Luminita Marin
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“Petru Poni” Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Iasi, Romania
Interests: Chitosan; hydrogels; films; fibers; imines; supramolecular chemistry; liquid crystals
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Prof. Dr. Enzo Martinelli
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Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, Italy
Interests: structural analysis and design, structural concrete, seismic assessment and retrofitting, sustainable cementitious composites
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Prof. Dr. José Miguel Martín Martínez
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Adhesion and Adhesives Laboratory, University of Alicante, 03080 Alicante, Spain
Interests: adhesion; adhesives; polymers; composites; footwear; coatings; sealants
Prof. Dr. Tony McNally
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International Institute for Nanocomposites Manufacturing (IINM), WMG, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Interests: Polymer Science; composites of polymers and 1D/2D nanomaterials; covalent/non-covalent functionalization of nanoparticles; the use of magnetic/electric fields, solid-state and melt processing techniques to orientate nanoparticles in polymers; polymer modified bitumen; polymer blends and mechanochemistry
Dr. Mohammad Mehrali
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Faculty of Engineering Technology, Laboratory of Thermal Engineering, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Interests: nanomaterials; polymer nanocomposites; thermal energy conversion and storage; 2D materials
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Valdo Meille
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Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali ed Ingegneria Chimica “Giulio Natta”, Milano, Italy
Interests: structural, morphological, thermal and modeling studies especially of synthetic polymers but also of biopolymers, small organic molecules, organometallics and inorganics by diffraction techniques, by other scattering approaches, microscopies and various spectroscopies; new structure determination and structure refinement methods; polymorphism, phase transitions, crystallization and other ordering processes, self-assembly; structure-properties relationships of organic semiconducting materials for photovoltaic, sensing, and other electronic applications; polymer nanocomposites with organic and inorganic fillers
Prof. Dr. Andrea Mele
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Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering “G. Natta”- Politecnico di Milano
Interests: inclusion complexes; molecular recognition; NMR; cyclodextrin nanosponges; drug delivery; transport properties; spectroscopic methods
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Prof. Dr. Kibret Mequanint
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Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Western University, London, Canada
Interests: Tissue Engineering; drug delivery; regenerative medicine; biomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Tamaki Nakano
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Hokkaido University, Institute for Catalysis (ICAT), Sapporo, Japan
Interests: side-chain π-electronic polymers; main-chain π-conjugated polymers; chirality, controlled polymerization; π-electronic supramolecular systems
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Prof. Dr. Ravin Narain
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Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 1H9, Canada
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Dr. Marta Otero
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Universidade de Aveiro, Department of Environment and Planning, Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: pollution and contamination of waters, soils and sediments; decontamination and purification of water: global treatment systems; sustainable treatment processes; clean and alternative technologies; biowastes management and valorization; new materials: production, characterization and utilization; thermal analysis
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Pantani
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Industrial Engineering Department, University of Salerno, I-84084 Fisciano (Salerno), Italy
Interests: analysis and simulation of injection moulding of thermoplastics; structure development in polymer processing; volume accuracy and stability in polymer processing; processing and degradation of biodegradable polymers
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Prof. Dr. Ton Peijs
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WMG, Materials Engineering Centre (MEC) University of Warwick Lord, Bhattacharyya Way, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Interests: multifunctional composites; nanocomposites, structure-processing-property relationships; bioinspired composites; self-reinforced polymer composites; biobased composites; polymer fibres; conductive polymer composites
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Dr. Joanna Pietrasik
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Lodz University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Institute of Polymer and Dye Technology, Stefanowskiego 12/16, 90 924 Lodz, Poland
Interests: functional polymer synthesis; organic-inorganic hybrid particles; polymer composites; polymer blends
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Pistone
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Department of Engineering, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: nanomaterials; drug delivery systems; tissue engineering; biomaterials
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Dr. Giuseppe Portale
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Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, NL-9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: polymer physics; self-assembly; polymer crystallization; thin polymer films; hybrid polymer/nanoparticles systems; X-ray based structural characterization techniques; small-angle and wide-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS/WAXS); GISAXS/GIWAXS
Prof. Dr. Pedro Pradanos
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Surface and Porous Materials Group SMAP, Institute of Sustainable Processes ISP, Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Valladolid, 47071 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: Membrane technology. Membrane gas separation polymers: preparation and characterization. Mixed matrix membranes. Characterization of porous polymers. Membrane modification. Membrane processes (MF, UF, NF, RO, FO, Gas separation, pervaporation)
Prof. Dr. Andrea Pucci
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Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry of the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: chromogenic materials; aggregation induced emission; fluorescent molecular rotors; graphitic nanocomposites
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Prof. Dr. Debora Puglia
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Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Perugia, Italy
Interests: bionanocomposites; natural fibers; lignin nanoparticles; polymeric nanocomposites
Dr. H Jerry Qi
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School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Interests: polymer physics and mechanics; nonlinear solid mechanics; computational mechanics; soft active materials; shape memory polymers; light activated polymers; polymers with dynamic covalent bonds (vitrimer); 3D/4D printing; design of functional structures using active polymers and 3D printing
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Prof. Dr. Elisabetta Ranucci
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Department of Chemistry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: biodegradable and biocompatible polymers for applications in nanomedicine; bioinspired polymers with flame-retardant activity; multifunctional composite resins for the absorption of inorganic and organic pollutants from wastewater; composite hydrogels as scaffolds for tissue regeneration; polymers from renewable sources
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez
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Université de Mons, Laboratory of Polymeric and Composite Materials, Mons, Belgium
Interests: bio-based and/or biodegradable polymer materials, controlled and catalyzed polymerizations, production of high performances nanocomposites/nanohybrids via reactive processing (reactive extrusion), applications in packaging, textile, automotive, electronic, aeronautic and biomedical domains and shape-memory polymers and self-healing materials
Dr. Esther Rebollar
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CSIC - Instituto de Química Física Rocasolano (IQFR), Madrid, Spain
Interests: laser micro- and nanoprocessing of polymers; mechanisms of laser ablation of polymers; laser-induced period surface structures in polymers; polymer thin films; applications of modified polymers; functional polymers
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Prof. Dr. Marina Resmini
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Department of Chemistry, SBCS, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Interests: functional nanomaterials, nano gels, drug delivery systems, catalysts and sensors
Prof. Dr. Marguerite Rinaudo

University of Grenoble Alpes, 38000 Grenoble, France
Interests: investigation on properties and applications of polysaccharides and water-soluble polymers; specific chemical modifications of polysaccharides and production of adaptative materials; electrostatic properties and polyelectrolytes properties; hydration of polysaccharides in relation with their chemical structure and their environment; polyelectrolyte complexes; rheology in solution and gel states; polysaccharides-surfactant interactions; decoration and stabilization of liposomes with polyelectrolytes; biomaterials from polysaccharides; applications of polysaccharides in cosmetics, foods, biomedical (drug release)
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Prof. Dr. Paola Rizzo
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Department of Chemistry and Biology and INSTM Research Unit, Università di Salerno, via Giovanni Paolo II, 84084 Fisciano -Salerno, Italy
Interests: structural characterization of polymeric materials; polymer films; oriented polymeric materials, and chiral optical materials
Prof. Dr. Marco Sangermano
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Department Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, C.so Duca dgeli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: photopolymerization; photocurable hydrogels; 3D-printing; polymeric hybrid materials; polymeric nanocomposites
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Prof. Dr. Paola Scarfato
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II 132, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: processing-structure-properties relationships; polymer recycling; biodegradable polymers; polymer (bio)composites and nanocomposites; active and sustainable packaging systems; film production technologies; additive manufacturing; microencapsulation
Prof. Dr. Felix H. H. Schacher
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Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
Interests: polymer synthesis; block copolymers; self-assembly; interpolyelectrolyte complexation; stimuli-responsive materials
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Dr. Bob C. Schroeder
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Department of Chemistry, University College London, 20 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AJ, UK
Interests: polymer chemistry; organic semiconductors; plastic electronics; self-healing; thermoelectrics
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Prof. Dr. Barbara Simončič
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Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: textile chemistry; surface and bulk modification of textile substrates; multifunctionality; sol-gel technology
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Prof. Dr. Alina Sionkowska
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Department of Biomaterials and Cosmetics Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland
Interests: biopolymers; polymer blends; polymer degradation; biomaterials; nanomaterials; collagen; chitosan; hyaluronic acid; cosmetics; cosmetic formulation; active ingredients; lipid delivery systems; nanoparticles; semi-solid formulations; viscosity; rheology
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Prof. Dr. Valentina Siracusa
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Department of Chemical Sciences, Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: synthesis and full characterization of biodegradable and bio-based polymers used as packaging materials; life cycle assessment study (LCA) of polymers and packaging
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Dr. Michelina Soccio
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Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Via Terracini 28, 40131 Bologna, Italy
Interests: polymers; polyesters; biopolymers; copolymers; soft tissue engineering; food packaging; polymer crystallization; polymer dynamics
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Dr. Luigi Sorrentino
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Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials, National Research Council, I-80055 Portici (NA), Italy
Interests: multiscale and multifunctional thermoplastic cellular materials; innovative foaming processes; new polymer processing technologies (extrusion, foaming, blow molding, injection molding, additive manufacturing, laser sintering, microfluidic, etc.); multifunctional composites based on thermoplastic matrices; thermoplastic composite laminates; stimuli responsive lightweight materials
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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, De-Jur Building, Office 607, Technion City, 3200003 Haifa, Israel
Interests: Polymeric and polymer-ceramic hybrid biomaterials; drug particle engineering and crystallization; nanomedicine; self-assembly; polymeric micelles; drug delivery and targeting; pharmacology; cancer; infectious diseases
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Dr. Georgi Stoychev
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School of Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Interests: polymers, polymer networks, hydrogels, actuators, stimuli-responsive polymers, shape-memory polymers, fibers
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Prof. Dr. Haolin Tang
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State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, 122 Luoshi Road, 430070 Wuhan, China
Interests: fuel cells; Li-ion battery; electrochemical energy materials; nanostructured electrolyte; electrocatalyst; self-assembling hybrid materials
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Prof. Dr. Youhong Tang
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Institute for NanoScale Science and Technology, Flinders University, South Australia 5042, Australia
Interests: advanced functional composites and marine structures; nanomaterials and nanocomposites; FRP composites and structures; biomaterials and biocomposites; aggregation-induced emission (AIE) phenomenon and its applications
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Prof. Dr. Victor Tcherdyntsev
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Center for Composite Materials,National University of Science and Technology “MISIS”, 119049, Leninskii prosp, 4, Moscow, Russia
Interests: thermoplastics; ultra high molecular weight polyethylene; polsulfone; ball milling; carbon fibers; quasicrystals; mechanical properties; tribology; structure; surface modшfying
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Prof. Dr. Vijay Kumar Thakur
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1: Biorefining and Advanced Materials Research Centre, SRUC, Edinburgh EH9 3JG, United Kingdom
2: Enhanced Composites and Structures Center, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL, UK
Interests: biorefining, chemistry, nanotechnology, biomass, and waste; biomedical engineering; composites; sensors; manufacturing of functional materials; aerospace materials; nanomaterials; renewable energy; smart materials; surface engineering; water science and engineering; additive manufacturing of polymers and composites; multifunctional polymer composites and nanocomposites: self-healing, nanoelectronic materials; hydrogels; membranes; nanofiber; composites for extreme environments and manufacturing technology
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Dr. Gianluca Tondi
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Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture & Forestry, University of Padua, Via dell´Universitá 16, 35020 Legnaro, Italy
Interests: bio-materials; green chemistry; natural polymers; wood treatments; timber modification; bio-resources; insulation materials; preserving agent; fire resistance
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Dr. Nghia P. Truong
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Department of Materials, ETH Zürich, HCI F531, Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 5, 8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: polymer chemistry; nanomedicine; drug delivery; antimicrobial materials
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Prof. Dr. Barbara Trzebicka
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Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Interests: amphiphilic polymers; stimuli responsive polymers; branched polymer structures; nanostructures; hybrides of polymer and lipids as surfactants; polymer conjugates; polymer characterization (light scattering, electron microscopy, AFM)
Prof. Dr. Hui-Hsin Tseng
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Department of Occupational Safety & Health, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung 40211, Taiwan
Interests: synthesis and fabrication of functional membrane; membrane reactor; membranes for energy and environmental applications; membrane processes for a circular economy
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Prof. Dr. Constantinos Tsitsilianis
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, GR-26500 Patras, Greece
Interests: macromolecular chemistry; block copolymer self-assembly; "smart" micellar nanoparticles; stimuli responsive hydrogels; controlled drug delivery complex systems
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Prof. Dr. José Ignacio Velasco
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Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Centre Català del Plàstic, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: polymers; composites; foams; nanocomposites
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Prof. Dr. Dhayalan Velauthapillai
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Professor, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Interests: DSSCs, Perovskites, Polymer solar cells, Quantum dot solar cells, Photocatalytic water-splitting, Hydrogen production
Dr. Iole Venditti
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Department of Sciences, Roma Tre University of Rome via della Vasca navale 79, 00146 Rome, Italy
Interests: nanomaterials; inorganic chemistry; drug delivery; sensing; optical materials; photonics
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Prof. Dr. Ernst Wagner
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Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Munich Center for System-based Drug Research, Center for Nanoscience, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Butenandtstr. 5-13, Building D, Room 3.030 D-81377 Munich, Germany
Interests: therapeutic protein delivery; therapeutic gene delivery; siRNA, oligonucleotide, RNA, pDNA delivery; polymer-based programmed drug delivery
Prof. Dr. Dong Hwan Wang
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School of Integrative Engineering, Chung-Ang University, Seoul 06974, Korea
Interests: Organic Electronics (OPV, OPD, and Perovskite); Device Physics; Nanomaterials (Synthesis and Characterization); Nanomorphology Control; Nanopatterning; Oxide Materials; Stamping-Transfer Nanotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Piotr Warszyński
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Jerzy Haber Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland
Interests: Interfaces; adsorption; self-assembly; surfactants; polyelectrolytes; nanoparticles; thin films; surface forces; electrokinetical phenomena
Prof. Dr. Tzi-yi Wu
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Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Engineering, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Douliou, Taiwan
Interests: solar energy polymers; electrochromic polymers; light-emitting diodes; solar cells; opto-electronic functional polymer materials
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Prof. Dr. Kevin C.-W. Wu
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National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: nanoporous materials; sustainable chemistry; biomass conversion; drug delivery systems
Prof. Dr. Ping Xu
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School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, No. 92 West Dazhi St., Nangang Dist., Harbin 150001, China
Interests: conjugated polymer applications; electrocatalysis; surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy; nanomaterials synthesis
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Dr. Ben Bin Xu
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Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
Interests: Bio-inspired responsive materials/surfaces/structures, mechanics of thin film materials and soft matters, micro-device, flexible electronics
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Prof. Dr. Hyeonseok Yoon
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(1) School of Polymer Science and Engineering, Chonnam National University(2) Department of Polymer Engineering, Graduate School, Chonnam National University, 77 Yongbong-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 61186, South KoreaTel. +82-62-530-1778; Fax: +82-62-530-1779
Interests: conducting polymers; nanoparticles; composites; sensors; electrochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Yoshihara

Department of Chemistry, Shimane University, Matsue, Japan
Interests: Fracture Mechanics; vibration properties; elastic-plastic properties; experimental characterization; wood species; plywood; medium-density fiberboard; and extruded polystyrene
Prof. Dr. Jianfeng Zang
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School of Optical and Electronic Information, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1037 Luoyu Rd, Wuhan, China 430074
Interests: smart soft materials; flexible electronics; soft robots; soft metamaterials; 2D materials
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Prof. Dr. Yue Zhao
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Department of Chemistry, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1K 2R1 Canada
Interests: photosensitive polymers; azobenzene polymers; liquid crystalline polymers; liquid crystal gels; polymer synthesis; self-assembly; multi-functional materials
Dr. Andrea Zille
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Centre for Textile Science and Technology (2C2T), Portugal
Interests: textile materials engineering; nano-technology; chemical engineering; environmental biotechnology; industrial biotechnology
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