Our aim to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials.
To provide a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent solutions adopted in the fields of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials.
May 10, 2021
Early Bird Registration
May 17, 2021
September 16-18, 2021
Welcome to Nanotech-2021!!!
On behalf of the Organizing and Program Committees we take great pleasure in welcoming academic scientists, researchers, research scholars, students and experts of application fields to Brussels, Belgium for the International Conference and Expo on Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials conference to foster the progress in the field by contributing with your expertise to what promises to be a very comprehensive and exciting meeting, and to enjoy the immense unique artistic heritage and wonderful landscape of Belgium.
International Conference and Expo on Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials (Nanotech-2021), which will be held during September 16-18, 2021 Brussels, Belgium is now an established event, attracting global participant’s intent on sharing, exchanging and exploring new avenues of International Conference and Expo on Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials and related research and latest developments. The event will have 5-6 world level (Highly cited class) plenary speakers, established Keynote speakers, active Invited speakers and fresh contributed speakers. In addition, variety of poster presentations along with workshops and special sessions would be interested in audience.
The aim of the Nanotech-2021 is to promote quality research and real-world impact in an atmosphere of true international cooperation between scientists and engineers by bringing together again the world class researchers, International Communities and Industrial heads to discuss the latest developments and innovations in the fields of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials.
We sincerely hope that Nanotech-2021 serves as an international platform for meeting researchers from around the world, widen professional contact and create new opportunities, including establishing new collaborations.
Young Researchers Opportunity:
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• Establishing their academic and professional relationships.
• Improving their morale and confidence of presenting research in an international platform.
• Interacting with expertise in their respective departments.
•Clearing your inhibitions of adjusting to the foreign environment.
•Providing a holistic experience of academic tourism.
We are looking forward to seeing you at September 16-18, 2021 Brussels, Belgium.
Prof. Len Gelman | Conference Chair
Director | the Centre for Efficiency and Performance Engineering.
Member of ISO Technical Committee.
Honorary Technical Editor | The International Journal of Condition Monitoring.
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The University of HuddersfieldUnited Kingdom
Len Gelman, PhD, Dr. of Sciences (Habilitation)joined HuddersfieldUniversity as a Professor, Chair in Signal Processing/Condition Monitoring and Director of Centre for Efficiency and Performance Engineering,in 2017 from Cranfield University, where he worked as Professor and Chair in Vibro-Acoustical Monitoring since 2002. Len developed novel condition monitoring technologies for aircraft engines, gearboxes, bearings, turbines and centrifugal compressors. Len published more than250 publications, 17 patents and is Co-Editor of 12Springer books. He is Fellow of:British Institute of NDT, International Association of Engineers and Institution of Diagnostic Engineers, Executive Director, International Society for Condition Monitoring, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Engineering Sciences (SCMR),Chair, annual International Condition Monitoring Conferences, Honorary Co-Chair, annual World Congresses of Engineering, Co-Chair, International Congress COMADEM 2019 and Chair, International Scientific Committee of Third World Congress, Condition Monitoring. Len is Editorial Board member of the International Journal “Electronics”, the International Journal “Sensors”, the International Journal “Energies”, the International Journal “Insight”,the International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration, the International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management,the International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, the International Journal Vibration and Acoustics Research and the International Journal Signal, Image and Video Processing. He was Chair,First World Congress, Condition Monitoring, Chair, Second World Congress, Engineering Asset Management and Chair, International Committee of Second World Congress, Condition Monitoring. Len is Chair of International CM Groups of ICNDT and EFNDT and Member of ISO Technical Committee, Condition Monitoring.
University of Almeria Spain
Professor Dr. Luisa Maria Arvide Cambra, Spanish is now Professor with Chair at the University of Almería (Spain) and she was Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the University of Granada from 1979 on. Forty nine years of the teaching and researching experience. She is the Director of Research Group HUM113-Estudios Filológicos from Program of Research of Andalusian Government, where she has managed and directed several academic and scientific contracts and research projects, as well as a Member of European Scientific Institute (ESI) Team, Athens Institute for Education & Research (ATINER) in Greece, The Academic Genesis Platform (UAGP) in UK&Turkey and Experts of Academic Excellence Research Centre (EAERC) in Jordan; GI Social Sciences Forum (GISSF), in Malaysia; Akademica Nusa International Association of Social Sciences and Humanities, in UAE; Science Research Association (SCIREA); Academic Fora; Foundation for Social Sciences and Education Research (FSSER); etc. She is reviewer and member of the editorial board in several renowned scientific journals as well as member of the organizing, scientific & academic committees at prestigious international conferences. She is author of a many works on several aspects of the Arabic science and literature in the Middle Ages, as well as Arabic language and linguistics. She has also participated in different prestigious international scientific Conferences. She has visited a many universities and academic institutions of Europe, United States and Arab countries in order to teach and research. Among her works, we have the study and the translation to Spanish of some treatises of Kitab al-tasrif´s Al-Zahrawi, Ibn Qutayba´s texts, Maqamas of Al-Hariri, The Sicilian Questions of Ibn Sab´in, and the book on the plague by Ibn Khatima. Honors and awards -Included and enlisted in Marquis Who´s Who in the World, USA. -Included and enlisted in 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century 2011. International Biographical Centre. Cambridge, UK. -Included and enlisted in Great Minds of 21st Century, American Biographical Institute. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. -Top 100 Professionals 2011. International Biographical Centre. Cambridge, UK -Woman of the Year 2011 by the American Biographical Institute. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.-Deputy Director General for Europe of International Biographical Centre. Cambridge, UK. Collaborator in QS World Intelligence Unit. London, UK. International Jury Member of Ana María Agüero Melnyczuk Awards. Buenos Aires, Argentina. June 2013. Publications 13 books and over 90 articles and papers published in prestigious international journals and proceedings. Research Interest Medieval Arabic Science. Humanities. Arabic Philology
University of California, Santa BarbaraU.S.A
Martin Moskovits was educated at the University of Toronto (BS Physics and Chemistry, 1965, Ph.D. Chemical Physics, 1971). After receiving his B.S. he co-founded OHM Distributors and Manufacturers Ltd. an electronics manufacturing company which was sold in 1968. He worked in the research department of Alcan Research & Development, an aluminum company (later re-named Alcan International) in Kingston Ontario, 1970-71 and returned to the University of Toronto as a faculty member, attaining the rank of Professor of Chemistry in 1982. From 1993-1999 he was Chair of the Department of Chemistry. Thereafter moved to U. C. Santa Barbara as Dean of Science and Professor of Physical Chemistry. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and founding Director of its Nanoelectronics Program. He authored or co-authored ca 220 technical papers, edited or co-edited 3 books and holds 10 patents. Over 60 graduate students and postdocs completed their studies under his supervision. These individuals are currently employed in industry, government and academia. Additionally, he hosted several international scientists as sabbatical guest in his laboratory. He has received over 240+ invitations to speak at international conferences and meetings. Professor Moskovits' research interests have included matrix isolation, surface science, surface spectroscopy, surface-enhanced Raman scattering, metal and semiconductor clusters, template-fabricated nanostructures and nanotubes. He is best known for his work in surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy and formulated the plasmonic explanation of the effect leading to a number of predictions, later confirmed. His current interests include nanosensors, nanoscience and technology and novel scanning microscopies. Professor Moskovits is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, winner of the 1993 Gerhard Herzberg Award of the Spectroscopy Society of Canada, the 1993 Royal Society of Chemistry (London) award in Surface and Colloid Science, Killam Fellow (1989-91), Guggenheim Fellow, Department of Chemistry, UC, Berkeley, 1986-87, the 1995 400th Anniversary Johannes Marcus Marci Medal of the Czech Spectroscopy Society, 1999 winner of the CSC EWR Steacie Award, Fellow of Massey College, member of the editorial board of the Journal of Chemical Physics, member of the Advisory Board of the NRC's Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences, member of the Research Corporation's Award Program Advisory Committee and member of the Santa Barbara Technology Group board of advisors, member of the Board of Sansum Medical Research Institute, and vice Chair of the US Department of Energy Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee.
University of Wollongong Australia
Shi Xue Douis a Distingiushed Professor at University of Wollongong, the founding director of ISEM and UOW Research Ambassador for Asia. He received his PhD at Dalhousie University, Canada in 1984 andDSc at the University of New South Wales in 1998 and was elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering in 1994. He was awarded the Australian Government’s Centenary Medal in 2003 and Australian Order of Member in 2019 for his contribution to materials science and engineering, multiple Australian Professorial Fellowships from 1993 to 2011, the Vice-Chancellors Senior Excellence Award in 2008, Outstanding Partnership Award in 2012 and the Life Achievement Award from ASTS in 2018. He is named as a highly cited researcher in materials science by Thomson Reuters with citations of 51,500 and h-index of 107 (Scopes). His research focuses on energy and electronic materials. He has supervised and co-supervised more than 100 PhD students, more than 60 postdoctoral and visiting fellows. He is program leader for Auto CRC 2020 on electrification program and the on-going ARENA 2016-2020 on smart sodium storage system program.
Mahatma Gandhi University India
Sabu Thomas (born 14 March 1960) is an Indian professor who is serving as the vice-chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. He is also a full professor (25 March 1998 on wards) of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences. He was the Pro-Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala during the period of 31 August 2017 to 31 August 2018, Director of School of Chemical Science during the period of 1 November 2010 to 31 December 2013. Hon. Director of International & Inter-University Center for Nano science and Nanotechnology during the period of 28 March 2009 to 11 September 2015, 2 February 2016 to 11 October 2017.
Professor Eduard Babulak, is accomplished international scholar, researcher, consultant, educator, professional engineer and polyglot, with more than thirty years of experience. He served as successfully published and his research was cited by scholars all over the world. He serves as Chair of the IEEE Vancouver Ethics, Professional and Conference Committee. He was Invited Speaker at the University of Cambridge, MIT, Purdue, Yokohama National University and University of Electro Communications in Tokyo, Japan, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Sungkyunkwan University in Korea, Purdue, Penn State in USA, Czech Technical University in Prague, University at West Indies, Graz University of Technology, Austria, and other prestigious academic institutions worldwide. His academic and engineering work was recognized internationally by the Engineering Council in UK, the European Federation of Engineers and credited by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and APEG in British Columbia in Canada. He was awarded higher postdoctoral degree DOCENT - Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in the Czech Republic, Ph.D., M.Sc., and High National Certificate (HNC) diplomas in the United Kingdom, as well as, the M.Sc., and B.Sc. diplomas in Electrical Engineering Slovakia. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editor-in-Chief, Co-Editor, and Guest-Editor. He speaks 16 languages and his biography was cited in the Cambridge Blue Book, Cambridge Index of Biographies, Stanford Who’s Who, and number of issues of Who’s Who in the World and America.
University of Pittsburgh Director of ISMARTUSA
Dr. Amir H. Alavi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Alavi’s research interests include structural health monitoring, multifunctional structures, deployment of advanced sensors, low-power energy harvesting, and engineering informatics. He is the director of the Pitt’s Intelligent Structural Monitoring and Response Testing (iSMaRT) Laboratory which focuses on advancing the knowledge and technology required to create self-sustained and multifunctional sensing and structural systems. His research activities involve implementation of these systems enhanced by engineering informatics in the fields of civil infrastructure, construction, aerospace, and biomedical engineering. Dr. Alavi has worked on research projects supported by Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), Pennsylvania DOT, Missouri DOT, and Michigan DOT. Dr. Alavi has authored seven books and over 200 publications in archival journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He has received a number of award certificates for his journal articles. He is among the Google Scholar 200 Most Cited Authors in Civil Engineering, Web of Science ESI's World Top 1% Scientific Minds in 2018, and the Stanford University list of Top 1% Scientists in the World in 2020.
Federal University of Minas Gerais Brazil
Marcos A. Pimenta is professor at the Department of Physics of Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and in 1992 he created the Raman spectroscopy Laboratory at UFMG. In 1997, he started the research area of carbon nanomaterials (nanotubes and graphenes) at UFMG using, mainly, Raman spectroscopy. He has won national and international awards, including the Scopus-CAPES prize in 2008 for the visibility of his scientific works, the Somyia award in 2009, delivered by the IUMRS, for the collaborative works with US, México and Japan groups. In 2010, he received the command of the Brazilian Order of Scientific Merit, and was ellected as a full member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. He got the 2013 TWAS Prize in Physics and the 2014 Marcos Mares-Guia Prize (FAPEMIG) in Minas Gerais, Brazil. He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and the Brazilian Physical Society. He was the president of the Brazilian Physical Society (SBF) from 2017 to 2019. Currently, he is the director of the Brazilian Institute for Science and Technology (INCT) of Carbon Nanomaterials.
Singapore University of Technology and DesignSingapore
Dr.Yong-Wei ZHANG is Principal Scientist II and Deputy Executive Director (Research) at Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR, Singapore. He also is Adjunct Professor at National University of Singapore and Singapore University of Technology and Design. His research interests focus on developing/employing theory, modelling and simulation as tools to study the structural, mechanical, physical and chemical properties of materials with applications in new material design, additive manufacturing, micro- and nano-electronics, energy conversion and storage et al. He has published about500 peer reviewed international journal papers with total citations of more than 26,000 and H-index of 77. He was listed as Global Highly Cited Researchers in 2018 and 2019 by Clarivate Analytics. He is Editorial Board Member for Advanced Theory and Simulation (Wiley), and International Journal of Applied Mechanics (World scientific) and ActaMechanicaSinica (Springer).
Singapore University of Technology and DesignSingapore
Dr.Yang Hui Ying is currently an associate professor at the Pillar of Engineering Product Development, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore. She studies low dimensional nanomaterials for electrochemical energy storage and water treatment devices, which are centered on exploring the influence of function engineering and chemical doping on the materials synthesis and device performance. She has received a number of prestigious awards including the Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award, IUMRS Young Researcher Award, IPS Nanotechnology Medal IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards, Tan Kah Kee Young Inventor Award, L’Oreal Singapore for Women in Science National Fellowship, Lee Kuan Yew Fellowship, and Singapore Millennium Foundation Fellowship.She is elected to be the Fellow of Royal Chemistry Society in 2020. Her team is applying fundamental knowledge and new manufacturing methods in developing exceptional nanoscale materials and structures for efficient lithium storage and scalable water purification. Dr. Yang has published more than 260 manuscripts in top international journals with more than 12000 citations and a H-index at 61.
National university of Singapore Singapore
Prof. Jianyong Ouyang received his PhD, master and bachelor degrees from the Institute for Molecular Science in Japan, the Institute of Chemistry of the Chinese Academy of Science, and the Tsinghua university in Beijing, respectively. He worked as an assistant professor at the Japanese Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before joining the National University of Singapore (NUS) as an assistant professor in 2006. He was promoted to associate professor in 2012. His research interests include flexible electronics and energy materials and devices. He invented the first polymer-nanoparticle resistive memory, the first hybrid ionic/electronic thermoelectric converter and the first adhesive intrinsically conducting polymers in the world, and continuously reported world-record conductivities and thermoelectric properties of solution-processable intrinsically conductive polymers and world-record thermoelectric properties of ionic conductors.
Sorbonne University France
Dr. Abdelhafed Taleb is an associate professor at Sorbonne University in the “Institut de recherche de Chimie Paris” (IRCP / ENSCP), where he is leading the group “Elaboration and Modelling of Nanostructred Films” group. He received his PhD diploma in nanomaterials science from UPMC in Paris in 1998. During his PhD, he pointed out a new collective’s properties due to nanoparticles organization. In 2000, he joined the UPMC, where he worked on the synthesis of inorganic-organic hybrid nanomaterials and the development of new strategies to assemble them in different structures of coating. Since 2009, he leads the group focusing on the design of nanostructured films with novel architectures and their applications in different areas such as electrochemical sensing, self-cleaning (superhydrophobic) coating, photovoltaic (DSSC), batteries, anticorrosion coating, magnetic storage supports etc… He has more than 23 years of experience in nanomaterial synthesis, characterizations, the study of their physical properties and their applications. Dr. Abdelhafed TALEB coorganized several International conferences, and is on several journal Editorial Boards, including sensors and Frontiers in Energy Research: nanoenergy technologies and materials. He was awarded the Electrocorr Award in 2005 and nominated for Eni award 2017. In 2019, he was awarded a Bonus for Sorbonne scientific excellence. The research activity carried out by Dr. Abdelhafed TALEB have been cited more than 3188 times (google citations). He is also author of more than 90 presentations at National and International conferences, including plenary and keynotes.
University of Business and Technology
Basma El Zein, Dean of Scientific Research, Research Scientist, Engineering Educator, Consultant and Solar Pioneer, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in business and technology education. Dr. El Zein demonstrates proficiency in all aspects of her career and is considered an expert in nanotechnology, computer vision and data communication over power lines. Since 2017, she has served as the Dean of Scientific Research at the University of Business and Technology in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She has been the Director of Research and Consultation Center at the institution since 2015. Her career in academia began in 1999, when she began as an instructor at the Jeddah International School. Throughout the years, she took on teaching and research positions at Dar Al Hekma College and the King Abdullah University for Science and Technology. Furthermore, Dr. El Zein has been an engineering consult for NASACO since 2001 and a researcher for USTL since 2008. Drawn to these fields at an early age, Dr. El Zein earned a Master of Science in engineering at Lebanese University in 1999. She completed a PhD in nano technology at the University of Sciences and Technology in Lille, France in 2012. In addition, she has become certified as a PMP, CMCS-PMI, and as a CCNA with the Chamber of Commerce in Lebanon and a Certified MTT with Microsoft New Horizon in Jeddah. In recognition of her work, she was named a Solar Pioneer by MESIA in 2015 and received an Achievement Award from Harriri Foundation. In 1993, she earned the second prize from Lebanese TV. In addition, she received two grant awards for research in nanostructures for photovoltaic applications. In 2017, Dr. El Zein was the recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. On top of these accolades, Dr. El Zein has contributed various published works in her fields. In 2013, she authored “ZnO Nanostructures for Photovoltaic Applications.” She has contributed to articles and scientific papers and her work has appeared among the pages of Nanotechnologist, Technology Transfer and Translational Researcher. She has been the WIE Chair of the IEEE since 2009 and the Programming Competition Chair for the institution since 2008. Furthermore, she has maintained professional affiliation with the Engineering Syndicate, the Project Management Institute, the Materials Research Society, the ECS, the SPIE, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants and the AUTM.
Prof. Chintakindi Sanjay, is a certified Corporate Director of World Council for Corporate Governance, UK and visited South and South East Asian Countries for research and presenting papers in International Conferences. At present working as a Full Professor in Industrial Engineering department, KSA. He has more than 27 years of experience and worked as a Associate Professor of Manufacturing Engineering and Management Department at Government University in Malaysia. He was a Keynote Speaker for 55 International and National Conference and Chair & Co-Chair for 15 International Conferences held in Asia and a Member of Advisory and Technical Committee for more than 45 International Conferences across the world. He is a Member, Editorial Board/ Reviewer for more than 14 international journals and evaluated 18 Doctoral theses in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Materials and Management. He has successfully completed 5 research projects at International level. He has to his credit 2 books published by reputed publishers and authored more than 51 Research Papers in Peer Reviewed, Indexed Journals and Conference Proceedings.
University of WollongongAustralia
Lihong Su received her PhD in 2013 from University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia. Since then she has been working as Associate Research Fellow, Research Fellow, and Lecturer at UOW. During this period, she was awarded JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2015 and Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Fellowship in 2017. She is the author and co-author of over 60 scientific papers and has an h-index of 17. She has delivered 7 invited talks in international conferences and served as guest editor for one special issue. Her current research interests include fabrication of nanostructured materials through multi-scale metal rolling, severe plastic deformation and advanced manufacturing of metallic materials.
University of WollongongAustralia
Dr. Deng received his PhD degree in mechanical engineering from University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia, in 2014. He was awarded a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) fellowship in 2015. He worked in Kyoto University in Japan from 2015 to 2018 and joined UOW from 2018. He also accumulated rich research experiences at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and University of California, Berkeley as a guest/visiting researcher. Dr. Deng is an internationally active research expert in computational modelling and advanced manufacturing. He has delivered 11 invited talks in international conferences and established strong collaborations with research groups from China, Japan, US and Australia. He has served as guest editor for two special issues on the topics of “Fundamental understandings of deformation mechanism, oxidation, tribology and corrosion behaviours of high entropy alloys” and “Advances in friction, lubrication, wear and oxidation in metals manufacturing”. Currently, Dr. Deng is specifically interested in manufacturing bulk nanostructured high entropy alloys (HEAs) and characterizing their deformation mechanisms and tribological performances in a wide range of application environments.
Novosibirsk State UniversityRussia
A.V.Dvurechenskii has completed in his Doctor of Science degree in physics from Rzhanov Institute of Semiconductor Physics (1988), Russian Academy of Science. From 2002 to 2018 he was the Vice-Director of this Institute and currently he is the Head of the Lab. of Nonequilibrium Semiconductor’s Systems, Professor of Novosibirsk State University, and Corresponding member of Russian Academy of Science. His research interests include point defects, phase transformations at ion implantation and laser annealing, molecular beam epitaxy of Si based nanoheterostructures and its electronic, optical and spins phenomena. As a guest scientist he worked at New York State University in Albany (1979), at Research Center Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany (1980 – 2006) and at Fudan University in Shanghai, China (2001, 2002, and 2006). He has published more than 400 peer-reviewed papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an expert board member of repute.
university of North CarolinaUSA
Dr. Salahdine received her Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Institute of Posts and Telecommunications in 2018. She was a Fulbright Scholar in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of North Dakota in 2016. She received the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship and joined the UNC-Charlotte in 2020. Her research interests include cybersecurity, machine learning, cognitive radio, compressive sensing, and wireless communication networks.
Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg Germany
Jun.-Prof. Dr. A. Wouter Maijenburg obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Twente (Enschede, The Netherlands) in 2014. After working for 2 years as a postdoctoral researcher at the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research (Darmstadt, Germany), in October 2016 he became a Junior Professor at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. Here, he holds the chair of Inorganic Functional Materials within the Department of Chemistry and he is the leader of the Light for Hydrogen group within the Centre for Innovation Competence (ZIK) SiLi-nano. His research is mainly focused on the nanostructure design for solar water splitting.
University of AdelaideAustralia
"Dr. Farzaneh Farivar completed her master's and PhD degree in Biophysics at the University of Tehran in 2013. After a few years of working as a part time lecturer, she moved to the University of Adelaide as a visiting researcher in Losic Nano Research Group, then she accepted a postdoc position in ARC Graphene Research Hub in 2019. Since then, she has been working on several industrial projects on applications of graphene composite materials in environmental remediation and protective coatings. She also has been participating in several ongoing international projects on characterisation and standardisation of graphene and related 2D materials."
Medical university of silesiaPoland
Aleksander Maj, DDS, PhD graduated from the Medical University of Silesia in 2000. From the very beginning, he has been involved in the operation of the specialist Reden MAYO-DENT Medical Centre, becoming its co-owner in 2012. His long-time involvement in endodontics and classic prosthetics as well as full training programs completed in periodontology and implantology have helped him define the current areas of his professional passion: minimally invasive (adhesive) prosthetics, implant prosthetics and orthodontics. Dr Maj’s has published extensively in journals of dentistry. His fluent knowledge of English and French enables him to communicate efficiently at international congresses and training sessions abroad. Since 2008, he has been delivering lectures, training programs and workshops in prosthetics. He has presented numerous papers at congresses, professional training courses and conferences. Dr Maj is a co-founder of the forum www.dentopraktyk.pl as well as the Composite Academy (www.akademiakompozytu.pl) and the Implant Academy (www.akademiaimplantu.pl). In 2016/2017, he was a lecturer at the Medical University of Silesia (Departament of Conservative Dentistry with Endodontics) where he delivered clinical courses as well as lectures for students. In 2019, he obtained PhD, thesis considering self-adhesive composites
University of Naples Federico IIItaly
Alfonso M. Ponsiglione is a Postdoctoral researcher of the Department of Chemical Materials and Production Engineering at University of Naples “Federico II”. He achieved his Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering in 2013.After working as software programmer and healthcare ICT consultant, he achieved the Ph.D. in “Industrial Product and Process Engineering” in 2019 at the University of Naples "Federico II" and at the Center for Advanced Biomaterials for Healthcare of the IstitutoItaliano di Tecnologia in Naples, where he conducted research in the field of biomaterials and nanomedicine.He is also COO and co-founder of KymeNanoImagingSrl, a biotech startup that produces medical products for Medical Imaging.His competences range from the analysis of biomedical signal and data, the design of biomaterials and nanotechnologies for medical applications, to the synthesis of nanoparticles through microfluidics, and to the business development of medical devices and biotech products.
Liverpool John Moores UniversityUnited Kingdom
Hoshang Kolivand is Assistant Professor in Computer Graphics. He received his MS degree in applied mathematics and computer from Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, in 1999, and his PhD from Media and Games Innovation Centre of Excellence (MaGIC-X) in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 2013. He has completed a Post-Doctoral in Augmented Reality in UTM. Previously he worked as a lecturer in Shahid Beheshti University, Iran and then as a Senior Lecturer in UTM. Currently he is a Senior Lecturer in Liverpool John Moores University. He has published numerous articles in international journals, conference proceedings and technical papers, including chapters in books. He is an active member of many international conferences and journals. He has also published many books in object-oriented programming and mathematics. His research interests include Computer Graphics, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.
David Geffen School of MedicineUSA
Dr. Margaret Simonian (MPhil, PhD). Works as a Medical Researcher and Consultant at UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine, USA. Her research interest focuses on utilizing proteomics and molecular biology in biomarker discovery of diseases and drug development, as well as advancing cancer immunotherapy with proteomics approaches, and Radioproteomics for cancers. Dr Simonian is a Recognised Reviewer for multiple peer reviewed international scientific journals, as well as an associate Editor & Editorial Board member for multiple scientific journals. She is a member of The Human Proteome Project (HPP), by the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO), and served as an Organizing Committee Member for the International Conference on Precision Medicine in 2017 and others
University of Nottingham United Kingdom
Dr. David Pervan is a received his PhD, master and bachelor degrees from the University of Nottingham, UK. During his research, he developed a novel low-cost process to additively manufacture using metal nanoparticles to fabricate mutli-layered conductive objects in an air environment. Application include thermal and electric microparts and printed electronics such as sensor technology. Dr David Pervan is also a serial entrepreneur and founder of several Venture Capital-back scientific ventures focusing on the intersection of probabilistic deep learning and Bayesian optimization applied to material discovery. He is an advisor and mentor of several scientific startup companies and Silicon Valley startup accelerators."
University of SzegedHungary
HajnalkaJankovics received her PhD degree from the University of Szeged (SZTE), Hungary in 2003on the field of solution chemistry and solid synthesis of the complexes of organotin(IV) cations and biologically relevant ligands. As a PhD student, she gained experience on the field of crystallization of metal complexes (University of Crete, Greece), chemistry of metalloproteins (Technical University of Denmark, DTU) and organotin(IV) chemistry (SZTE and University of Camerino, Italy). As a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at DTU, she extended her scientific experience with recombinant DNA technology techniques, protein expression and purification and the synthesis of artificial metalloproteins. After returning to SZTE she took part in the establishment of a new molecular biology research laboratory. She has been working in the Bio-Nanosystems Laboratory (Research Institute of Biomolecular and Chemical Engineering, University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary) since 2008. Currently she works on selecting or engineering and study of flagellin-based polymerizable binding proteins and the development of immobilizableenzymes and specific binder proteins for diagnostic applications or environmental detection.
LMA-INMA- U. Zaragoza Spain
Dr. Raul Arenal received his Ph.D. in Solid State Physics from U. Paris-Sud (France, 2005) and in 2013, he obtained his Habilitation (HDR) also at this University. He joined the Electron Microscopy Center in Argonne National Lab. (ANL, USA) as post doctoral fellow. In 2007, he became research scientist (Chargé de Recherches) at the CNRS (France; LEM, ONERA-CNRS). From 2010 to 2011, he was visiting scientist (sabbatical position) at the Laboratorio de Microscopias Avanzadas (LMA) at the Instituto de Nanociencia de Aragon (INA) of the Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain). Since 2012, Dr. Arenal is on leave from the CNRS, and he is currently ARAID senior research scientist at the LMA-INMA-U. Zaragoza. He has published more than 200 papers in refereed journals and edited one book (Springer) - http://www.raularenal.com . His broad area of research interest lies in electron microscopy focused on materials science and nanoscience. These studies are mainly focused on the growth mechanism, structural and physical properties of nanomaterials based on carbon, boron and nitrogen as well as other nano-structures (in particular, metallic nano-objects for plasmonic/photonic interest).
Concordia University Canada
Dr. K-L. Du received the PhD in electrical engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, in 1998. He founded Xonlink Inc., Ningbo, China in 2014. He was Chief Scientist at Enjoyor Inc., Hangzhou, China from 2012 to 2014. He was on research staff at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada from 2001 to 2010. Prior to 2001, he was on technical staff with Huawei Technologies, China Academy of Telecommunication Technology, and Chinese University of Hong Kong. He visited Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2008. Dr. Du has authored four books (Neural Networks in a Softcomputing Framework, Springer, London, 2006; Wireless Communication Systems, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2010; Neural Networks and Statistical Learning, Springer, London, 2014, and 2019 (2nd edition); Search and Optimization by Metaheuristics, Springer, 2016). He has also published over 50 papers, and has 4 issued U.S. patents and 30 Chinese patents. Currently, his research interests are signal processing, wireless communications, and machine learning. He has co-supervised 11 graduate students. Dr. Du has become a Senior Member of the IEEE since 2009. He is currently an Affiliate Associate Professor at Concordia University. He has been on Editorial Board or been Associate Editor of 10+ journals, including IET Signal Processing and Circuits, Systems & Signal Processing. He also serves on the editorial board of the Chinese edition of IEEE Spectrum. He served as member of technical / program / organizing committees of 228 international conferences. He has reviewed papers for 115 international journals, and numerous conferences, grants, theses, and qualifications. He was included in Marquis Who's Who in 2018.
CNRS – University Grenoble Alpes France
Michael Holzinger started his career in the late nineties at the University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany in the field of the functionalization of carbon nanotubes. After two postdoc positions at the GDPC in Montpellier (Patrick Bernier) and Max Planck in Stuttgart (Siegmar Roth), he joined the BEA team at Grenoble in 2006 and became senior researcher in 2016. He works on the development of nanocarbon based biosensors and biofuel cells. He signed more than 100 publications in reputed journals, holds 9 patents, authored 9 book chapters. Furthermore, he is co-founder of the start-up company BeFC and is in the editorial board of Carbon.
Addis Ababa UniversityEthiopia
Dr. Gashaw Beyene Kassahun is received his PhD in condensed matter physics and MSc in nuclear physics from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, in 2020 and 2012, respectively. During his research, he fabricated nanocomposite for photocatalytic applications and studied the plasmonic/optical properties of core-shell nanocomposite. He is research staff of Yancheng Institute of Technology (YCIT), china and Adama Science and Technology University (ASTU), Ethiopia. He is participated and presented research work on different international conferences. He has more than 8 published papers. He has reviewed 1 paper of chemical physics letters journal. Currently, his research interests are photo catalysis, magneto-plasmonic core-shell nanocomposite, heterostructute, and green synthesis of nanomaterials. He is an advisor and monitor of graduate students.
UNIVERSITY OF SALAHADDIN-ERBILIraq
Mohamad Gamil Abdalghani has completed his PhD from Bulgarian Academy of Science in Bulgaria- Institute of organic chemistry and photochemistry center. His researches interest includes petroleum organic chemistry especially in the field of additives. He occupied the boss of applied chemistry department in the university of technology- Baghdad, the boss of general science department in the collage of basic education in Erbil and currently as a lecturer of industrial and organic chemistry in the collage of basic education. He has many publications in the international journals.
Dr. Atul Sharma received his Ph.D. in Chemistry (Biosensorsand Bio-analytical Chemistry) from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Rajasthan India in 2018. His doctoral research was jointly supervised between UPVD-Perpignan, France and BITS Pilani University under ERASMUS MUNDUS PROGRAM (2013-2017). Earlier, he has completed Bachelor in Pharmacy (2009) and Master in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (2011) from Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, India. In 2018, he joined as Postdoctoral Fellow in Bond/Zhang group at School of Chemistry, Monash University Clayton Campus, Melbourne (2018-19) and working on the advanced Fourier Transform Alternating Current Voltammetry (FTacV) to study redox couple kinetics. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor at Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, SGT College of Pharmacy, SGT University, Gurugram-Haryana. His interests and expertise are in the interdisciplinary area of the development of biosensors and bioanalytical platforms for the detection of emerging contaminants using synthetic receptors (aptamer/MIPs/nanomaterial), conceptualized on optical, electrochemical and microfluidic platforms.