Applied Sciences — Journal Editorial Boards

Editors

Prof. Dr. Takayoshi Kobayashi
Editor-in-Chief
Advanced Ultrafast Laser Research Center, The University of Electro-Communications, 1-5-1, Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan
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Interests: ultrafast and nonlinear optical processes; quantum optics; quantum photobiology
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Prof. Dr. Frede Blaabjerg *
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark
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Interests: power electronics and its applications in motor drives; wind turbines; PV systems; harmonics; reliability of power electronic systems
* Section EiC of Energy
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Prof. Dr. Dimitrios G. Aggelis *
Section Editor-in-Chief
Dept. Mechanics of Materials and Constructions (MeMC), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium
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Interests: structural health monitoring (shm); non-destructive evaluation (nde); acoustic emission (ae); ultrasonic testing (ut); scattering; dispersion; attenuation; material evaluation; concrete
* Section EiC of Acoustics
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Prof. Dr. Philippe Lambin *
Section Editor-in-Chief
Physics Department, University of Namur, Rue de Bruxelles 61, B-5000 Namur, Belgium
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Interests: theoretical solid-state physics; nanosciences; structural; mechanical and electronic properties of carbon nanomaterials
* Section EiC of Nanotechnology and Applied Nanosciences
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Prof. Dr. Totaro Imasaka *
Section Editor-in-Chief
Division of International Strategy, Center of Future Chemistry, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
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Interests: analytical chemistry; analytical instrumentation; analytical science; trace analysis; lasers; non-linear optics; spectrometry
* Section EiC of Optics and Lasers
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Prof. Dr. Peter Van Puyvelde *
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200f-box 2424, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
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Interests: applied materials; rheology; polymer processing; additive manufacturing
* Section EiC of Materials
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Dr. Tomislav Dragicevic
Associate Editor
Associate Professor, The Faculty of Engineering and Science Department of Energy Technology Power Electronic Systems Aalborg University, Denmark
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Interests: Micro Grids, Marine Technology, Renewable Integration, Energy Storage, Distributed Control
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Prof. Dr. Samuel B. Adeloju *
Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Chemistry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia; Guest Professor of Nanomaterials and Nanosensors, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China
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Interests: nanobiosensors; nanomaterials; conducting polymers; electroanalytical chemistry; environmental chemistry; microbial fuel cells
* Section EiC of Chemistry
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Editorial Board

Dr. Raed Abu-Reziq
Institute of Chemistry and Casali Center of Applied Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
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Interests: nanochemistry; sol-gel chemistry; organometallic chemistry; catalysis; green chemistry; micro- and nanoencapsulation
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Special Issue: Magnetic Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Properties and Applications
Special Issue: Bridging Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis
Prof. Dr. Sondipon Adhikari
College of Engineering, Swansea University, Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN, UK
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Interests: Uncertainty quantification in computational mechanics Mechanics of nanotubes, graphene and 2D materials, mechanical metamaterials, Dynamics of complex systems, Inverse problems for linear and nonlinear dynamics (damage detection, system identification, nano-mechanical sensors), vibration of wind turbines, vibration energy harvesting
Dr. Bettina Albrecht
Tüllinger Strasse 48 B, 79541 Lörrach, Germany
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Interests: chemical sensors; nanobiosensors; DNA and protein immobilization techniques; development of rapid detection systems for environmental monitoring; development of rapid detection systems for early monitoring of mold in food and feed rapid detection systems for food allergens; fish-species identification
Prof. Dr. Andy Alderson
Materials and Engineering Research Institute, Faculty of ACES, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield S1 1WB,
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Interests: auxetic materials; negative Poisson's ratio materials; smart materials; mechanical properties; polymers; composites; cellular solids
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Special Issue: Auxetic Materials 2017
Prof. Dr. Faris Ali
School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster, UK
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Interests: fire; steel; concrete; thin walled structures; finite element method
Dr. Rafael Pous Andrés
Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Ubiquitous Computing Applications Lab (UbiCALab), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
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Interests: Ubiquitous Computing, Internet of Things, RFID, antenna design, fractal antennas, electromagnetic simulation
Prof. Dr. David L. Andrews
School of Chemistry, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom
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Interests: Quantum Optics, Nonlinear Optics, Photophysics, Structured Light, Optical Polarization, Chirality, Optical Forces, Resonance Energy Transfer, Quantum Electrodynamics, Multiphoton Processes
Prof. Jerome Antoni
Laboratoire Vibrations Acoustique, University of Lyon, 25bis av. Capelle, 69621 Villeurbanne, France
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Interests: Health monitoring; (Operational) modal analysis; Source identification; Acoustic imaging; Inverse problems; Signal processing; Machine learning
Prof. Dr. Takao Aoyagi
Department of Materials and Applied Chemistry, Nihon University, 1-8-14, Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8308, Japan
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Interests: Biomaterials, Smart Polymers, Biodegradable Polymers, Shape Memory Materials, Self-Healing Materials, Nanoparticles, Drug Delivery
Prof. Dr. Miguel Yus Astiz
Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Institute of Organic Synthesis (ISO), University of Alicante, Apdo.99, 03080 Alicante, Spain
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Interests: organic synthesis; asymmetric catalysis; active metals; enantioselective reactions
Prof. Hasan Ayaz
Drexel University, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Philadelphia, PA USA
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Interests: Neuroergonomics; Functional Neuroimaging; Biomedical Signal Processing; Neuroengineering; Functional Near Infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS); EEG; Brain Computer Interfaces (BCI)
Prof. Costas Balas
Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
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Interests: hyper-multi-spectral imaging; chemical imaging; optical spectroscopy; mid-IR imaging spectroscopy; biophotonics; biomedical optical imaging; dynamic contrast enhanced bio-imaging; fluorescence microscopy; optical diagnosis of neoplasia; in silico modeling of bio-optical processes; biomedical device instrumentation; imaging systems and methods for nondestructive analysis
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Special Issue: Hyper- and Multi-Spectral Imaging
Prof. Dr. Allen M. Barnett
(1) Director, AmberWave Australia Pty Ltd.
(2) Formerly Professor of Advanced Photovoltaics, Deputy Head of School (Strategy); School of Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy Engineering (SPREE), University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW Australia;
(3) Previously: Solar Power Program, University of Delaware
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Interests: creating innovative concepts for sustainable electricity generation based on rigorous, quantitative, and predictive models. Specific work includes the design, fabrication, and analysis of high-efficiency solar cells, modules, and systems; new high efficiency solar cell modules; thin crystalline silicon (20+%) and tandem solar cells on silicon (30+%)
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Special Issue: Next Generation Photovoltaic Solar Cells
Prof. Dr. Steve Beeby
Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, Southampton S017 1BJ, United Kingdom
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Interests: energy harvesting (kinetic and thermal); wireless power transfer techniques; e-textiles; functional materials and MEMS
Prof. Dr. Jose J. Benedito
Group of Analysis and Simulation of Agrofood Processes, Food Technology Department (3F), Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera s/n, Valencia 46022, Spain
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Interests: Food processing, ultrasound, supercritical fluids, non-destructive testing, food modelling
Prof. Filippo Berto
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: fatigue of advanced and traditional materials; surface roughness; tribology; fracture mechanics; solid mechanics
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Special Issue: Fatigue Damage
Special Issue: Mechanical Behavior of High-Strength Low-Alloy Steels
Special Issue: Fracture Behaviour of Innovative Materials under Different Enviromental Conditions
Special Issue: Mechanical Behaviour of Aluminium Alloys
Prof. Dr. Bharat Bhushan
Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB2), Ohio State University, 201 W. 19th Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43210-1142, USA
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Interests: nanotechnology; bio/nanotechnology, biomimetics, bioinspired surfaces, nanotribology; AFM-based data recording; beauty care; aging in Li-ion batteries
Dr. Giorgio Biasiol
AMD - Advanced Material and Devices group, CNR-IOM, TASC Laboratory Laboratory, S.S. 14, Km 163.5 in Area Science Park, 34149 Basovizza (Trieste), Italy
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Interests: compound semiconductor thin films and nanostructures; crystal growth and epitaxy; kinetics of epitaxial growth; photoemission spectroscopy and microscopy; coherent transport
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Special Issue: Epitaxial Materials
Prof. Ayache Bouakaz
Inserm Imaging and Brain UMR U930, Université Francois Rabelais (UFR) Médecine, Tours, France
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Interests: ultrasound imaging; ultrasound therapy; transducers; ultrasound propagation
Prof. Dr. Christos Bouras
University of Patras, Patras, Greece
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Interests: Analysis of Performance of Networking and Computer Systems; Computer Networks and Protocols, Mobile and Wireless Communications
Dr. Agustín Bueno-López
Inorganic Chemistry Department, University of Alicante, Ap. 99, E03080, Alicante, Spain
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Interests: materials science; catalysis; gas pollution control; deNOx; deSoot; deN2O; zeolytes; mixed oxides; monoliths
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Special Issue: Ceria-based Catalysts
Prof. Luisa F. Cabeza
GREA Innovació Concurrent, Universitat de Lleida, Pere de Cabrera s/n, 25001 Lleida, Spain
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Interests: thermal energy storage; energy efficiency; solar energy; buildings; industry
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Special Issue: Development and Characterisation of Encapsulated PCM: Nano-, Micro-, and Macro-Encapsulation
Special Issue: Phase Change Material (PCM) 2017
Special Issue: Materials for Thermal Energy Storage
Prof. Dr. Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, NOVA University of Lisbon, Campus de Caparica, 2829-516 Monte Caparica, Portugal
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Interests: Collaborative Networks; Virtual Enterprises; Virtual Organizations; Intelligent Manufacturing; Multi-Agent Systems
Prof. Dr. Carlo S. Casari
Associate Professor of Physics of Matter, Department of Energy, Politecnico di Milano, via Ponzio 34/3, 20133 Milano, Italy
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Interests: nanostructured material growth; carbon nanostructures; structure, vibrational and electronic properties; nanostructured oxides for energy applications
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Special Issue: Advances in Transparent Conducting Materials
Prof. Louis Cattafesta
Department of Mechanical Engineering, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, University of Florida, Florida State University, USA
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Interests: aeroacoustics; experimental acoustics; measurement techniques
Dr. Ioannis Chatzigiannakis
Department of Computer, Control, and Management Engineering Antonio Ruberti, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
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Interests: Internet of Things, Pervasive Systems, Distributed Computing, Algorithmic Engineering
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Special Issue: Techno-Human Collective Systems for Smart Cities Innovation
Special Issue: Advances in Sensors for Sustainable Smart Cities and Smart Buildings
Prof. Dr. Daniel X.B. Chen
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, 57 Campus Dr., Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A9, Canada
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Interests: biofabrication; tissue engineering scaffolds; mechanical properties
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Special Issue: Mechanical Properties of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
Special Issue: Biomaterials and Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering Applications and Cancer Therapies
Prof. Dr. Aicheng Chen
Department of Chemistry, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1, Canada
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Interests: electrochemistry; green chemistry; materials science; nanomaterials; nanoscience
Dr. Alessandro Chiolerio
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT Center for Sustainable Future Technologies Corso Trento 21 - 10129 Torino, Italy
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Interests: nanocomposites; resistive switching devices; functional printing; space applications
Prof. Dr. George Chryssolouris
Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation (LMS), Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Patras 26504, Greece
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Interests: Manufacturing, design, systems, engineering
Prof. Dr. Giacomo Cuttone
INFN-LNS, Via S. Sofia 62, Catania 95123, Italy
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Interests: application of nuclear and particle physics in health science; environment and sea science; particle detectors; accelerator physics and their application in medicine and biology
Prof. Dr. Jorge de Brito
Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal Country: Portugal
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Interests: Sustainable construction (recycled aggregates in concrete and mortars); Bridge and building management systems; Buildings service life (prediction); Construction technology; Cementitious materials; Life Cycle Analysis
Prof. Michel De Paepe
Department of Flow, Heat and Combustion Mechanics, Ghent University Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, 9000 Gent, Belgium
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Interests: heat exchangers; two phase flow; electronics cooling; thermal storage; thermodynamics; HVAC&R
Prof. Dr. Yulong Ding
School of Chemical Engineering, Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
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Interests: thermal energy storage; liquid air energy storage; phase change materials; heat transfer intensification; nanofluids
Prof. Dr. Stanislaw M. Dubiel
Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science, AGH University of Science and Technology, al. Mickiewicza 30, PL-30-059 Krakow, Poland
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Interests: experimental solid state physics; iron-alloys and compounds; magnetism; electronic structure; spin-density waves; sigma-phase; phase decomposition; iron in living organisms; Moessbauer spectroscopy
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Special Issue: Frank-Kasper Phases
Prof. Dr. Sherif A. El-Safty
1 National Institute for Materials Science, Sengen 1-2-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, Japan
2 Graduate School for Science and Engineering, Waseda University, 3-4-1 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan
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Interests: mesoporous; nanoengineering designs; nanoscience; optical sensors, removal, detection, green chemistry; catalysts, nonofilters; chemotherapy
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Special Issue: Nanosensors
Prof. Dr. Antonio Facchetti
Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois 60208-3113, USA
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Interests: plastic electronics; organic photovoltacis; metal oxide/transparent electronics; electro-optic materials and devices; organic materials for multiphotonics; contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
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Special Issue: Conjugated Polymers 2012
Prof. Dr. Patrick A. Fairclough
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 3JD, UK.
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Interests: Composites and Polymers: nanocomposites, stability and durability of polymers, composites with natural fibres; polymer networks, diffusion and permeability in polymers. Structural Colour and biomimicry; Algae processing, biofuels and their interactions with polymers, Small Angle X-ray and Neutron Scattering
Prof. Dr. Kuang-Chao Fan
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
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Interests: precision metrology, precision machine design, machine tool accuracy
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Special Issue: Design and Applications of Coordinate Measuring Machines
Prof. Dr. Antonio Fernández-Caballero
Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos, Escuela de Ingenieros Industriales, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Campus Universitario s/n, 02071 Albacete, Spain
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Interests: image processing; cognitive vision; robot vision; multisensor fusion; multimodal interfaces; ambient intelligence
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Special Issue: Artificial Intelligence in Image Processing
Special Issue: Socio-Cognitive and Affective Computing
Dr. Gianluigi Ferrari
IoT Lab, University of Parma, Italy
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Interests: Ad-hoc wireless networks with peer-to-peer communications, Sensor networks, Wired networks, Cognitive networks, (Iterative) detection/decoding algorithms and schemes for transmissions over channels affected by parametric uncertainty, Performance analysis of digital communication systems, Coding theory, Video signal processing
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Special Issue: Sensor Networks for Smart Roads
Prof. Antonio Ficarella
Department of Engineering for Innovation, University of Salento, Via per Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy
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Interests: aeronautical propulsion; gas turbines; internal combustion engines; applied and industrial fluid-dynamics; energy systems; industrial combustion; renewable energies
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Special Issue: Combustion and Propulsion
Special Issue: Active Flow Control Technologies for Energy and Propulsive Systems
Prof. Dr. Christophe Finot
Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire CARNOT de Bourgogne, UMR 6303 CNRS, Université de Bourgogne-Franche Comté, Faculté des Sciences Mirande, 9 Av. Alain Savary, BP 47 870, 21 078 Dijon CEDEX, France
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Interests: fiber optics; nonlinear effects in fiber; optical rogue waves; parabolic pulses; pulse shaping; ultrashort pulse generation and characterization in fiber; fiber amplification
Prof. Stefan Fischer
Director of Institute of Telematics, University of Luebeck, Germany
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Interests: Internet of Things, Sensor Networks, Nanoscale Communications, Internet Protocols, Distributed Systems
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Special Issue: Feature Papers
Prof. Giancarlo Fortino
Professor of Computer Engineering, DIMES - Department of Informatics, Modeling, Electronics, and Systems, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
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Interests: Agent-based Computing, Internet of Things, Body Area Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks
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Special Issue: Advances in Body Sensor Networks: Sensors, Systems, and Applications
Special Issue: Cognitive Services Integrating with Big Data, Clouds and IoT
Prof. Nora Fung-yee TAM
Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
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Interests: Constructed wetland for wastewater treatment, bioremediation, wetland ecology and conservation, microalgae
Prof. Dr. Costas Galiotis
1. Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Stadiou Street, Platani, GR-265 04 Patras, Greece
2. Composites & Nano Materials Laboratory, Foundation for Research and Technology, Hellas (FORTH)/Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (ICE-HT) Stadiou Str., Platani, GR-265 04 Patras, Greece
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Interests: graphene; carbon nanotubes; composites; polymers
Prof. Bin Gao
Agricultural & Biological Engineering, University of Florida, PO Box 110570, Gainesville, FL 32611-0570, USA
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Interests: Biochar Technology; Environmental Nanotechnology; Contaminant Fate and Transport
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Special Issue: Effects of Biochar on Soil Fertility and Crop Production
Prof. Dr. Josep M. Guerrero
Microgrid Research Programme, Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University Pontoppidanstraede 111, room 25, 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
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Interests: microgrids; minigrids; islanded energy systems; distributed generation; renewable energy; hierarchical control; distributed control; maritime microgrids, onboard grids
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Special Issue: Microgrids
Special Issue: Microgrids 2016
Special Issue: New Technologies for Maritime Power Systems
Special Issue: Advances in Integrated Energy Systems Design, Control and Optimization
Prof. Vitalyi Gusev
Laboratoire d’Acoustique de l’Université du Maine (LAUM), UMR CNRS 6613, Université du Maine, av. O. Messiaen, 72085 Le Mans, France
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Interests: Laser Ultrasonics; Picosecond Ultrasonics; Time-Domain Brillouin Scattering; Photoacoustics; Thermoacoustics; Nonlinear Acoustics; Acoustics of Granular Media; Phononic Crystals; Acoustic Metamaterials
Prof. Dr. Poul Erik Hansen
Department of Science, Systems and Models, Roskilde University, P.O. Box 260, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
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Interests: isotope effects; NMR structural studies of proteins, nucleic acids and biomolecules; H- and metal tautomerism; natural products
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Special Issue: Isotope Effects
Prof. Dr. Jesper Henri Hattel
Section for Manufacturing Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Building 425, DK-2800, Denmark
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Interests: Multiphysics modelling of manufacturing processes, e.g. casting, welding, 3D printing and moulding of composites. Disciplines include numerical heat transfer, CFD, computational solid mechanics as well as computational materials science.
Prof. Dr. Christoph Peter Hauri
Head of SwissFEL laser group Paul Scherrer Institut/Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, OVGA/324, CH-5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland
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Interests: high-harmonic generation; Terahertz spectroscopy; ultrafast magnetization dynamics; electron photoemission; electron fieldemission; ultrafast and nonlinear optics
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Special Issue: Frontiers in Terahertz Science and Technology
Prof. David He
1. School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Northeastern University, Shenyang, 110004, China
2. Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MC 251), University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60661, USA
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Interests: Equipment health monitoring and fault diagnosis, Prognostics and health management (PHM), Failure analysis, Reliability and quality engineering, Manufacturing systems, Signal processing, Acoustic emission
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Special Issue: Deep Learning Based Machine Fault Diagnosis and Prognosis
Prof. Dr. Ralf Hellmann
Applied Laser and Photonics Group, University of Applied Science Aschaffenburg, Wuerzburger Strasse 45, D-63743 Aschaffenburg, Germany
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Interests: applied optics and lasers; nanotechnology and applied nanoscience; applied materials
Dr. Petr Heneberg
Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Ruska 87, CZ-10000 Prague, Czech Republic
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Interests: signal transduction, asthma and allergy, diabetes, phylogenetics, zoology
Assoc. Prof. Annika Marie Hinze
Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, New Zealand
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Interests: semantic web, semantic search, digital libraries, event-based systems, complex event processing, Internet of Things, context awareness, location-based services
Dr. Huey Hoon Hng
School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Block N4.1, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798, Singapore
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Interests: thermoelectric materials; energy storage materials; energetic materials; nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Chih-Ching Huang
Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Taiwan Ocean University, 2 Pei-Ning Road,Keelung ,20224, Taiwan
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Interests: DNA separation; protein analysis; enzyme assays; biosensors; biomolecules assays; synthesis and applications (sensor, catalysis, and separation) of nanoparticles; fabrication of nanodevices
Dr. Helmut Martin Hügel
School of Applied Sciences (Chemistry), RMIT University, Melbourne VIC 3001, PO Box 2476V, Australia
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Interests: clinical and medicinal chemistry; chinese herbal medicine; chemical synthesis of natural and bioactive products; greener chemistry; sustainable chemistry; fragrance chemistry; microwave chemistry
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Special Issue: Organo-Fluorine Chemical Science
Dr. Gino Iannace
Department of Architecture and Industrial Design, Second University of Naples - Borgo San Lorenzo, 81013 Aversa (Ce), Italy
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Interests: vibration and damping; green materials; room acoustics; acoustic measurements; archaeological acoustics
Prof. Dr. Ing. Stefano Invernizzi
Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
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Interests: structural mechanics; fracture mechanics; contact mechanics; damage analysis in structures and quasi-brittle materials (concrete, masonry and rocks, wood, adobe); non-destructive testing (NDT); acoustic emission; numerical modelling of historical structures; retrofitting of historical structures
Prof. Dr. Lorenzo J. Tardón
Head of Application of Information and Communication Technologies (ATIC) Research Group, ETSI Telecomunicacion, Campus Universitario de Teatinos s/n, 29071 Malaga, Spain
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Interests: serious games; digital audio and image processing; pattern analysis and recognition and applications of signal processing techniques and methods
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Special Issue: Digital Audio and Image Processing with Focus on Music Research
Prof. Dr. Suwan N. Jayasinghe
UCL Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, UCL Department of Mechanical Engineering and UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, UK
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Interests: Bio-electrosprays (BES); Cell electrospinning (CE); Aerodynamically assisted jets/threads; Aerodynamically assisted bio-jets/threads (AABJ/T); Pressure assisted spinning (PAS); Pressure driven spinning; Electrospraying living cells; Electrospinning living cells; Tissue engineering and regenerative biology/medicine; Controlled and targeted advanced therapeutics
Prof. Dr. Serafim Kalliadasis
Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
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Interests: general applied mathematics; micro-scale fluid mechanics and interfacial phenomena; pattern formation driven by coupled hydrodynamic and reaction-diffusion instabilities
Prof. Dr. Malte C. Kaluza
1 Institute of Optics and Quantum Electronics, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Max-Wien-Platz 1, 07743 Jena, Germany;
2 Helmholtz-Institute Jena, Fröbelstieg 3, 07743 Jena, Germany
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Interests: POLARIS-a diode-pumped laser system of the petawatt-class; laser-induced electron acceleration; generation of secondary radiation pulses with laser-accelerated electrons; laser-induced ion acceleration; optical diagnostics of relativistic laser-plasma interactions; development of few-cycle pulses in the mid-IR for ultra-fast probing of plasma wakefield accelerators; new laser materials and development of new amplifier designs
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Special Issue: Diode-Pumped, Ultra-Short Pulse Lasers
Dr. Satyabrata Kar
Centre for Plasma Physics, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN, UK
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Interests: High power laser plasma interaction, particle acceleration, radiation sources and beam transport
Prof. Dr. Yoshimasa Kawata
Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University, Johoku, Naka, Hamamatsu 432-8561, Japan
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Interests: laser microscopy, three-dimesinsional imaging theory, photorefractive optics, three-dimensional memory, nonlinear optics
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Special Issue: Optical Memory
Prof. Mohamed Khayet
Department of Applied Physics I, Faculty of Physics, Complutense University of Madrid, Avda. Complutense s/n, 28040, Madrid, Spain
Madrid Institute of Advanced Studies of Water (IMDEA Water Institute), Avda. Punto com nº 2, Alcalá de Henares, 28805, Madrid (Spain)
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Interests: polymeric membrane modification; polymeric membrane processes and theoretical models; polymeric nano-fibers and hollow fibers; polymer nanocomposites; phase separation; fabrication, modification and characterization of polymeric membranes for liquid and gas separations; flat-sheet membranes; hollow-fiber membranes; nano-fiber membranes; composite membranes; membrane processes: ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, membrane distillation, pervaporation, gas separation, etc.; different membrane characterization techniques (SEM, AFM, etc.)
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Special Issue: Polymeric Fibers
Special Issue: Membrane Distillation for the Treatment of Brackish, Seawater and Brines Effluents
Special Issue: Electrospinning of Nanofibres
Special Issue: Advanced Nanofiltration Membranes
Special Issue: Hollow Fiber Membranes
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johannes Kiefer
Technische Thermodynamik, Universität Bremen, Badgasteiner Str. 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
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Interests: spectroscopy; process analysis; material characterization; ionic liquids; combustion
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Special Issue: Optics and Spectroscopy for Fluid Characterization
Prof. Jin H. Kim
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Chonnam National University, South Korea
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Interests: Thin Film Solar Cell, Cu2ZnSnS4, Cu(In,Ga)S2, Hydrothermal Synthesis, Water Splitting, Nano-Particle
Prof. Kwang S. Kim
Department of Chemistry, School of Natural Science, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), (Bldg. 103) 50 UNIST-gil, Ulsan 44919, Korea
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Interests: computational solid-state physics; quantum chemistry; nanosciences; structural and electronic properties of molecules and nanonanomaterials
Prof. Chulhong Kim
Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
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Interests: photoacoustic imaging; optoacoustic imaging; ultrasound imaging; acousto-optic imaging; theranostics; clinical translation
Prof. Sang Sub Kim
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Inha University, 100 Inha-ro, Incheon 22212, Republic of Korea
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Interests: Synthesis and application of nanomaterials including nanowires and nanofibers; Thin film processing; Surface and interface analysis; Chemical gas sensor
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Prof. Dr. Dong-Won Kim
Department of Chemical Engineering, Hanyang University, South Korea
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Interests: Rechargeable Lithium Batteries; Electrochemical Capacitors; Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells; Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel cells
Prof. Dr. Kerry Kirwan
Department of Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL UK
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Interests: sustainability; sustainable materials; sustainable manufacturing; polymers; composites
Dr. Michalis Konsolakis
School of Production Engineering & Management, Chania, GR-73100, Crete, Greece
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Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; surface science; materials science and electro-catalysis with particular emphasis on structure-activity relationships
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Prof. Dr. Yang Kuang
School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
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Interests: mathematical and computational biology and medicine; delay differential equations; mathematical models; applied mathematics
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Prof. Jun Kubota
Department of Chemical Engineering Fukuoka University 19-1 Nanakuma 8-Chome, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka, 814-0180 Japan
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Interests: Catalyst surfaces, electrocatalysis, surface chemistry, surface spectroscopy, reaction mechanisms at surfaces, fuel cells, energy conversion catalysis
Dr. Giuseppe Lacidogna
Associate Professor of Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building, Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24 - 10129 Torino, Italy
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Interests: Structural Mechanics; Static and dynamic analysis of high-rise buildings; Fracture Mechanics; Damage Analysis in Structures and Quasi-brittle Materials (Concrete, Masonry and Rocks); Critical Phenomena in Structural Mechanics; Critical Phenomena in Geophysics; Non-destructive testing (NDT); Acoustic Emission; Electromagnetic Emission; Neutron Emission; Opto-Acoustic Methods; Raman Spectroscopy; Bioengineering
Prof. Dr. José María Lagarón
Novel Materials and Nanotechnology Group, IATA-CSIC, Valencia, Spain
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Interests: Biopolymers, Nanomaterials, Antimicrobials, Encapsulation, High Barrier Materials
Dr. Vincent Laude
Institut FEMTO-ST, Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comté, CNRS, Besançon, France
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Interests: brillouin light scattering in optical fibers and microwires; optomechanical structures; acousto-optics; opto-acoustics; phononic crystals; acoustic metamaterials; phoxonic crystals; surface acoustic waves
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Special Issue: Brillouin Scattering and Optomechanics
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Lazzara
Department of Physics and Chemistry, University of Palermo, Italy
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Interests: nanocomposites; nanoclay; cultural heritage; drug delivery; halloysite nanotubes; supramolecular chemistry
Prof. Heejo Lee
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
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Interests: IoT security, software security and malware analysis
Assoc. Prof. Sander Leeuwenburgh
Department of Biomaterials, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Interests: biomaterials; composites; tissue engineering; bone regeneration
Dr. Yuxin Leng
Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shanghai 201800, China
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Interests: ultra-intense and ultra-short laser and its applications; nonlinear optics; MIR ultra-fast intense laser; pump-probe techniques in materials
Prof. Dr. Bertrand Lenoir
Jean Lamour Institute, Lorraine University, Parc de Saurupt, 54011 Nancy, France
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Interests: thermoelectric materials; transport properties; small-band gap semiconductors; thermoelectric conversion
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Special Issue: Recent Progress in the Development of Thermoelectric Materials
Prof. Dr. Ren-Ke Li
Department of Surgery Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto Medical Discovery Tower, Room 3-702, 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7, Canada
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Interests: Tissue Engineering, Biomaterial, Stem Cells, Heart Failure, Heart Regeneration, Animal Model
Prof. Dr. Harri Lipsanen
Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering, Aalto University, Tietotie 3, FI-00076 Espoo, Finland
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Interests: optoelectronics, nanotechnology and nanoscience, new materials
Prof. Dr. Chien-Hung Liu
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, 250 Kuo Kuang Rd., Taichung 402, Taiwan
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Interests: high precision instrument design; laser engineering; smart sensors and actuators; optical device; optical measurement; metrology; automatic control; nanotechnology
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Special Issue: Recent Advances in Smart System
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Special Issue: Innovation and Inventions of Electro-Optical Materials and Devices and their Application
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 2016 International Conference on Inventions
Special Issue: Selected Material Related Papers from ICI2016
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Special Issue: Selected Papers from ICAM2016 and ICI2016
Assoc. Prof. Lennart Y. Ljungberg
Integrated Product Development, University of Skövde, P.O. Box 408, SE-541 28 Skövde, Sweden
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Interests: materials science; sustainable engineering; product development; design; vacuum brazing; chemical interactions between ceramics and metals; wetting of metals; microscopy; corrosion; welding; production engineering; mechanical engineering in general
Prof. Dr. Yuri M. Lvov
Institute for Micromanufacturing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272, USA
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Interests: organic/inorganic nano-micro composites; functional nanoclay materials; biomaterials; drug encapsulation
Prof. Dr. Chang Ming Charlie Ma
Radiation Oncology Department, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
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Interests: radiation dosimetry; Monte Carlo simulation of radiation transport; radiotherapy treatment planning; intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT); image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT); radiation biology modeling; laser proton acceleration; high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU); pulsed focused ultrasound (pFUS); photodynamic therapy (PDT); radiodynamic therapy (RDT); nanoparticle mediated drug delivery
Prof. Dr. Antonio Maffucci
Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Via G. Di Biasio 43, 03043 Cassino, Italy
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Interests: electromagnetic modelling; circuit modelling; computational electromagnetism; electrical interconnects; macromodeling; electromagnetic compatibility; signal and power integrity; carbon nanotubes and graphene; inverse problems
Prof. Andrés Márquez
(1) Department of Physics, Systems Engineering and Theory of Signal, University of Alicante, Spain;
(2)University Institute of Physics Applied to Sciences and Technologies, University of Alicante, Spain
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Interests: optical and digital holography, mainly on holographic recording materials and holographic data storage, liquid crystal spatial light modulators, optical image processing and diffractive optics
Dr. Alessandro Marzani
Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, DICAM, University of Bologna, Italy
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Interests: Wave Propagation; Structural Vibrations; Computational and Experimental Ultrasonics; Phononic and Metamaterials; Structural Health Monitoring
Dr. Claudio Masciovecchio
Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste, I-34149 Basovizza, Trieste, Italy
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Interests: Free Electron Laser, Non-linear Optics, Four Wave Mixing
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Special Issue: Extreme UV Lasers: Technologies and Applications
Prof. Dr. Ichiro Minami
Division of Machine Elements, Luleå University of Technology, 97187 Luleå, Sweden
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Interests: tribo-chemistry; synthetic lubricants; lubrication mechanism; surface chemistry; green chemistry
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Special Issue: Lubricant Additives
Prof. Dr. Yoshiko Miura
Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
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Interests: polymer; biopolymer; interface science; membrane; porous materials
Prof. Dr. Takahiko Miyazaki
Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga koen, Kasuga-shi, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan
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Interests: heat pump and refrigeration; thermally driven heat pump; air-conditioning; refrigerant; adsorption; desiccant; optimization
Prof. Dr. Liviu Movileanu
Department of Physics, Syracuse University, 201 Physics Bldg., Syracuse, New York 13244-1130, USA
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Interests: Single-molecule and Membrane Biophysics; Chemical and Synthetic Biology; Biophysical Chemistry; Biomaterials; Experimental Soft Matter Physics; Membrane Protein Stability, Engineering, and Folding; Dynamics of Beta-barrel Protein Channels; Biosensors and Functional Biomaterials; Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine; Nanofluidics
Prof. Dr. Thomas J.J. Müller
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Universitätsstrasse 1, D-40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
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Interests: organic synthesis; catalysis; heterocycles; chromophores; multi-component; domino reactions
Prof. Dr. Hassane Naji
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Artois, Béthune F-62400, France
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Interests: thermal-fluid sciences & engineering; advanced heat/mass transfer; porous media; geo-mechanics; fluid mechanics (turbulence, modeling, simulation); computational fluid dynamics (CFD); numerical methods for multi-scale simulations (mesoscopic and macroscopic approaches, lattice Boltzmann methods, gaskinetic schemes); thermodynamics and heat transfer
Prof. Dr. Mikio Nakamura
Emeritus Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Toho University, Funabashi 274-8510, Japan
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Interests: electronic structures; iron porphyrins; iron chlorins; deformed porphyrins; heme proteins; heme models; high-valent iron; porphyrin radical; paramagnetic NMR
Prof. Dr. Hung Nguyen
Centre for Health Technologies, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
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Interests: biomedical device instrumentation; multisensory fusion; artificial intelligence, hyperspectral imaging; neurosciences; energy harvesting; robotics and automation
Prof. Dr. Manuel Ocaña Jurado
Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla, CSIC-US, Americo Vespucio, 49, 41092-Sevilla, Spain
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Interests: nanoparticles synthesis, lanthanide based phosphors, inorganic pigments
Prof. Kanji Ono
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, HSSEAS School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
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Interests: acoustic emission; materials science
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Special Issue: Structural Health Monitoring of Large Structures Using Acoustic Emission–Case Histories
Prof. Dr. Hidenori Otsuka
Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science, 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan
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Interests: colloid and interface science; biointerface; nanoparticle; drug delivery system; biomaterial; three dimensional cell culture for drug screening; tissue engineering
Prof. Dr. Hamid Oughaddou
Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d’Orsay, ISMO-CNRS, University of Paris Sud., Department of Physics, University of Cergy Pontoise, France
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Interests: 2D materials; silicene; surface alloys; selfassembled organic molecules; thin oxide films
Prof. Dr. Gianfranco Pacchioni
Universita' degli Studi Milano-Bicocca Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali via R. Cozzi, 55 - 20125 Milano,Italy
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Interests: oxide surfaces, semiconducting oxides, photocatalysis, heterogeneous, catalysis, thin films, supported nanoparticles, defects in oxides;
Prof. Dr. Andrea Paglietti
Department of Structural Engineering, University of Cagliari, Piazza D’armi, 09123 Cagliari, Italy
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Interests: strength of materials; mechanical engineering; structures; dynamics of structures; seismic engineering; elasticity; inelasticity and plasticity; classical mechanics; classical thermodynamics (macroscopic); continuum mechanics; continuum thermodynamics; applied physics; biophysics; living system theories
Prof. Dr. Alkiviadis Paipetis
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, 45110, Greece
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Interests: Composite Materials; Composite Interfaces; Micromechanics; Mechanical behaviour; Non-destructive evaluation; Hybrid-Nano Composites; Self healing Materials; Structural Health Monitoring
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Special Issue: Acoustic Waves in Advanced Materials
Prof. M Parans Paranthaman
Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
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Interests: Additive Manufacturing, Batteries, Scintillators, Magnets, Lithium extraction
Prof. Chul B. Park
Microcellular Plastics Manufacturing Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Interests: microcellular foaming, nano cellular foaming, polymer processing, injection moulding, extrusion, blow moulding, visualization, pressure-volume-temperature (PVT) behaviour, heat insulation property, solubility, diffusivity, permeation, Rigid Amorphous Fraction (RIF), conductive polymer composites, etc
Prof. Inkyu Park
Multifunctional and Integrated Nanosystems Technology (MINT) Laboratory, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Systems Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon 305-701, South Korea
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Interests: MEMS/Nano hybrid systems for advanced engineering applications; High performance bio/chemical & physical sensors based on functional nanostructures; Micro/nanomanufacturing processes and systems; Mechanics and reliability of micro/nanoscale structures and systems
Prof. Robert G. Parker
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, VA, USA
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Interests: Vibration, Dynamics, and Stability of High-speed, Gyroscopic Systems; Nonlinear Vibrations; Vibration of Cyclically Symmetric Systems; Ocean Wave Energy Harvesting
Prof. Yan Pennec
Institut d'électronique microélectronique et nanotechnologie (IEMN), UMR CNRS 8520, Université de Lille, bâtiment P5, Cité Scientifique, 59655 Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
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Interests: Phononic Crystals; Acoustic Metamaterials, Phoxonic Crystals, Multiscale Wave Propagation (seismic, audible, ultrasonic, hypersonic, thermal phonon), Optomechanic Interactions, Plasmon/Phonon interactions, Brillouin Scattering, Phononic Sensor, Thermal Transport
Prof. Dr. Alejandro Pérez-Rodríguez
Head of Group of Solar Energy Materials and Systems at Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Jardins de les Dones de Negre 1, 08930 Sant Adria del Besos (Barcelona), Spain; University of Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: Raman scattering analysis of semiconductors; thin film photovoltaic technologies; chalcogenide compounds for advanced solar cells
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Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 2nd Spring International School and Workshop of Nanotechnology for the Next Generation High Efficiency Photovoltaics
Assoc. Prof. Manh-Huong Phan
Department of Physics, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
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Interests: nanomaterials; nanomagnetism; nanospintronics; nanobiosensors; biomedical applications of functional magnetic nanoparticles
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Special Issue: Functional Nanomaterials and Devices for Biomedical Engineering and Sensing Applications' Papers Selected from the Energy Materials Nanotechnology (EMN) Fall Meeting, November 22–25, 2014, Orlando, USA
Special Issue: Functional Magnetic Nanoparticles in Nanomedicine
Prof. Dr. Ting-Chung Poon
Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
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Interests: digital holography specializing on optical scanning holography; 3-D optical image processing and holographic display; computer-generated holography; holographic remote sensing; holographic microscopy
Prof. Saffa Riffat
President--World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies, Head of Architecture, Energy & Environment Research Group, Department of Architecture & Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
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Interests: low carbon buildings; renewable energy and HVAC systems
Prof. Dr. Felipe Rosa
Department of Energy Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Seville, Avenida Camino de los Descubrimientos, 41092 Seville, Spain
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Interests: integration of renewable energies and hydrogen production; hydrogen as energy vector; fuel cells; reformer for hydrogen production; concentrated solar energy; use of solar energy for cooling purposes
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Special Issue: Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells
Prof. Dr. Sylvie Rousset
University of Paris Diderot, UMR 7162 CNRS, MPQ, Case 7021, 75205 Paris Cedex 13, France
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Interests: condensed matter physics; nanosciences; self-organization and surface physics; nanomagnetism and nanospintronics; electronic properties of nano-objects; graphene and carbon nanotubes; scanning tunneling microscopy/spectroscopy
Dr. Magnus Rydén
Dept. of Energy and Environment, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Göteborg, Sweden
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Interests: chemical-looping combustion; fluidized bed combustion; hydrogen generation; biomass as fuel and resource; carbon capture and storage
Dr. José Santamaria
Department of Informática, University de Jaén, 23071 Jaén, Spain
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Interests: evolutionary computation; computer vision and computer graphics; applications of soft computing to real-world problems
Prof. Dr. Dibyendu Sarkar
Stevens Institute of Technology, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering, Hoboken, United States
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Interests: trace element biogeochemistry; green technology; environmental quality; environmental remediation; environmental geochemistry
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Special Issue: Sustainable Environmental Remediation
Dr. Paul Schaffer
Head, Nuclear Medicine, TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 2A3
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Interests: radiochemistry; radiopharmaceutical development; molecular imaging; positron emission tomography, radioisotope production and applications
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Special Issue: PET Chemistry in Molecular Imaging
Special Issue: Radioisotope Production and Applications
Prof. Dr. Jörg Schreiber
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, München, Germany
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Interests: Laser-driven particle acceleration, laser plasma interaction, high-power laser pulses, attosecond light sources
Dr. Cem Selcuk
TWI Ltd - Granta Park, Cambridge CB21 6AL, UK
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Interests: metallurgical engineering; materials processing; materials design; powder metallurgy; reactive sintering; additive manufacturing; non-destructive testing; quality control; structural integrity
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Special Issue: Quality Control in Net-Shape Manufacturing Environment
Prof. Dr. Weon Gyu Shin
School of Mechanical Engineering, Chungnam National University, 99 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34134, Korea
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Interests: experiments and analysis of fluid flow; aerosol and particle technology; particle removal & collection; energetic materials; photoelectrochemcial system; water splitting; CVD process; paricle coating & film synthesis
Prof. Dr. Yasuhide Shindo
Department of Materials Processing, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Aoba-yama 6-6-02, Sendai 980-8579, Japan
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Interests: mesomechanics of material systems and structures; electromagnetic fracture and damage mechanics; dynamics and cryomechanics of advanced composite materials/structural alloys; reliability and durability of micro/nano components and devices
Prof. Dr. Pierluigi Siano
Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, Fisciano (SA) 84084, Italy
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Interests: smart grids; energy management; power Systems; demand Response
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Special Issue: Innovative Methods for Smart Grids Planning and Management
Prof. Gregory Slepyan
Department of Physical Electronics, School of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
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Interests: antennas; microwave theory and techniques; carbon nanotubes and graphene; semiconductor quantum dots; quantum optics; nonlinear oscillations and waves
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Special Issue: Nano-Antennas
Prof. Dr. Gangbing Song
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
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Interests: piezoceramics sensors; strain sensors; fiber optical sensors; embedded sensors; nondestructive testing; structural health monitoring
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Special Issue: Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of Civil Structures
Special Issue: Energy Dissipation and Vibration Control: Modeling, Algorithm and Devices
Dr. Calliope-Louisa Sotiropoulou
Department of Physics “Enrico Fermi”, University of Pisa and Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN) Pisa Section, Italy
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Interests: Image Processing Systems and Hardware Accelerators, Machine Vision, Trigger and Data Acquisition Systems, Pattern Recognition, Reconfigurable Computing Systems, Particle Tracking Systems, Big Data Processing Systems
Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Spagnolo
Dipartimento Interateneo di Fisica (Department of Physics) Politecnico di Bari, Via Edoardo Orabona n. 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
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Interests: optoacoustic gas sensing; Quantum Cascade lasers; spectroscopic techniques for real-time device monitoring; thermal modeling of optoelectronic devices
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Special Issue: Infrared and THz Sensing and Imaging
Dr. Emmanuel Stratakis
Researcher, Laser and Applications division of the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH). Greece
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Interests: Laser materials interaction, Superhydrophobicity, Biomimetic Biomaterials, Organic Electronics, 2D materials
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Special Issue: Biomimetic and Functional Materials
Special Issue: Novel Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering 2017
Dr. Darren Sun
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore
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Interests: membrane separation for desalination; water reclamation and water quality control; environmental applications and implication of nanomaterials; engineered hybrid multifunctional membrane for sustainable production of water and energy
Prof. Dr. Zhipei Sun
Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering, Aalto University, Tietotie 3, FI-00076 Espoo, Finland
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Interests: photonics; optoelectronics
Dr. Luyi Sun
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering & Polymer Program, Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-3136, USA
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Interests: polymers; composites; organic-inorganic hybrids; polymer processing; green science; solid state chemistry; layered compounds; clays; hydrates
Prof. Alexander Sutin
Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
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Interests: Underwater; Nonlinear and Time reversal acoustics
Prof. Dr. Renato Torre
European Lab. for Non-Linear Spectroscopy (LENS) and Dpt. of Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Firenze Via Carrara 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Firenze, Italy
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Interests: non-linear spectroscopy; time-resolved spectroscopy; ultrafast laser spectroscopy; transient grating; optical kerr effect; glass structure and dynamics; glass transition; acoustic propagation; phononic phenomena; liquid crystal; birefringence; order-disorder transitions; water physics
Prof. Fan-Gang Tseng
Department of Engineering and System Science, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, ROC-30013
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Interests: MEMS/NEMS; microfluidics; 3D tissue culture; electrochemical sensors; nanotechnology in biomedical applications
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Special Issue: Micro/Nanofluidic Devices for Single Cell Analysis
Special Issue: Single Cell Analysis in Biotechnology and Systems Biology
Special Issue: Miniaturized Fuel Cell Systems for Portable or Wearable Applications
Special Issue: Micro/Nano Fluidics and Bio-MEMS
Special Issue: Biomicrofluidics
Special Issue: Single Cell Technology
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 21st International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2017)
Prof. Dr. Kiyoshi Ueda
Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, Sendai 980-8577, Japan
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Interests: electron dynamics; molecular dynamics; atoms, molecules and clusters; ultrafast phenomena; photoionization; molecular imaging; electron spectroscopy; many particle spectroscopy; coherent control; free electron lasers
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Special Issue: X-Ray Free-Electron Laser
Dr. Carlo Vallati
Department of Information Engineering, University of Pisa, Largo Lucio Lazzarino 156122, Pisa, Italy
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Interests: Internet of Things; Edge/Fog Computing; Sensor Networks; Machine-to-Machine communications
Prof. Dr. M.C.M. van de Sanden
Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research (DIFFER), De Zaale 20, 5612 AJ, Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Interests: plasma physics; plasma chemistry; plasma processing; plasmachemical conversion; thin film deposition; plasma etching; energy storage; (photo-)electrochemistry
Prof. Dr. Bart Van der Bruggen
Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200F - bus 02423, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium
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Interests: separation processes; membrane technology; chemical engineering; resource recovery; hybrid separation and reaction/separation systems; low cost and high performance technologies; water treatment; potable water; wastewater
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Special Issue: Membrane Nanofiltration and Reverse Osmosis
Prof. Dr. Rajender S. Varma
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ORD National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Water Systems Division/Water Resources Recovery Branch, 26 West M.L.K. Dr., MS 443, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268, USA
Regional Centre ofAdvanced Technologies and Materials, Faculty of Science, Palacky University, Olomouc, Šlechtitelů 11, 783 71 Olomouc, Czech Republic
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Interests: organic chemistry; nanotechnology; synthetic organic chemistry; heterogeneous atalysis; synthetic heterocyclic chemistry; nano-catalysis; microwave assisted organic synthesis
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Special Issue: Greener and Sustainable Chemistry
Special Issue: Nano-Catalysts and Their Applications
Special Issue: Sustainable Nanoparticles - Their Synthesis and Catalytic Applications
Dr. César M. A. Vasques
Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
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Interests: dynamics, vibration and damping; smart materials and structures;computational and experimental mechanics; mechatronics and structural control; structural acoustics; structural health monitoring; impact and wave propagation; composite structures; machine design; power transformers design
Dr. Christos Verikoukis
Senior Researcher Telecommunications Technological Centre of Catalonia Av. Carl Friedrich Gauss 7 08860 Castelldefels Spain
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Interests: ARQ schemes; MAC protocols; RRM algorithms; cross-layer techniques and cooperative communications in wireless communications systems such as WLAN, WiMax and Wireless Sensor Networks
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Special Issue: Body Sensor Networks for Healthcare and Pervasive Applications
Prof. Rui Vilar
Instituto Superior Tecnico, Center of Physics and Engineering of Advanced Materials, Lisbon, Portugal
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Interests: Laser materials processing; Laser deposition; Laser cladding; Ultrafast laser materials processing; Surface engineering; Laser surface treatment; Tribology
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Special Issue: Laser Cladding
Prof. Dr. Peter Walla
School of Psychology, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan 2308 NSW, Newcastle, Australia
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Interests: applied neuroscience; sub- and unconscious information processing in the human brain; emotion; cognition; memory; olfaction; product evaluation; consumer behavior; decision making
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Special Issue: The Brain Knows More than It Admits: The Control of Cognition and Emotion by Non-Conscious Processes
Dr. Hung-Yu Wang
Department of Electronic Engineering, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, 415 Chien-Kung Road, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
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Interests: analog circuits design, signal processing, sensor and applied electronics
Prof. Jiazhao Wang
Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials (ISEM), University of Wollongong, NSW 2522 Australia
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Interests: nanostructured material synthesis and applications for energy, conducting polymer composites, electrocatalysts, energy storage and conversion
Prof. Dr. Joseph Wang Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Department of Nanonengineering, University of California San Diego (UCSD), 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0448, USA
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Interests: advanced nanomotors, nanorobots and nanoactuators, bioelectronics and electrochemical biosensors, wearable sensor systems, soft advanced materials for energy harvesting
Prof. Dr. Jiwang Yan
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Hiyoshi 3-14-1, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama 223-8522, Japan
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Interests: micro/nano fabrication; nano material processing; laser machining
Prof. Dr. Shoufeng Yang
Professor of Additive Manufacturing, Production Engineering, Machine Design and Automation, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KULeuven), Celestijnenlaan 300, 3001 Heverlee, Leuven, Belgium
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Interests: additive manufacturing; rapid prototyping; multiple materials additive manufacturing; 3D printing; particle technology
Prof. Richard Yong Qing Fu
Department of maths, Physics and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Environment Room E409, Ellison Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
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Interests: thin film technologies and surface coatings for precision engineering (hard coating and nanocomposite coating, wear/friction/corrosion); functionalization (microelectronics, MEMS, optical and biological applications); sensing (gas, environment and biosensor) and energy (solar cell and battery) applications; smart materials, shape memory and piezoelectric materials and films; biomedical microdevices, lab-on-chip; micromechanics, biosensor and microfluidics; nanotechnology, nanowires, and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS); shape memory polymer nanocomposites and microactuators; nanotechnology, biomaterials, microelectronic materials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Acoustic Wave Resonator-Based Sensors
Special Issue: Radiation Effects of Materials with Laser, Ion Beam and Rays
Assoc. Prof. Hyeonseok Yoon
(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 Korea
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Interests: conducting polymers, nanocarbons, nanohybrids, nanocomposites, sensors, electrochemistry, energy devices
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Conductive Polymers 2016
Special Issue: Conductive Polymers 2017
Prof. Dr. Jan Yperman
Research Group of Applied and Analytical Chemistry, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek B-3590, Belgium
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Interests: sulfur and coal, pyrolysis, adsorption of organic and inorganic pollutants, char as adsorbent and as soil amendment, activated carbon
Prof. Dr. Choongho Yu
Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, College station, Texas 77843, USA
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Interests: energy conversion; energy storage; thermoelectric; Li-S batteries; Li-Air batteries; thermal transport; thermal management; supercapacitor; fuel cell; piezoelectric
Dr. Jiujun Zhang
NRC Energy, Mining & Environment, National Research Council Canada, Government of Canada, 4250 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, Canada
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Interests: Electrochemistry; Electrocatalysis; Energy Materials; Fuel cells; batteries; supercapacitors; Electrolysis
Prof. Dr. Yuyuan Zhao
School of Engineering, University of Liverpool, The Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill L69 3GH, United Kingdom
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Interests: porous metals; metal foams; fluid flow and heat transfer in porous media; powder metallurgy
Dr. Xiaoshu Zhu
Director of Academic Program, Chinese Medicine School of Sciences and Health National Institute of Complementary Medicine Research, Western Sydney University, Sydney, NSW 2751, Australia
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Interests: complementary medicine; chinese medicine; acupuncture; cancer care; women’s health
Prof. Dr. Bingsuo Zou
Beijing Key Lab of Nanophotonics and Ultrafine Optoelectronic Systems, School of Physics, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
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Interests: photonic materials; laser spectroscopy; nanophysics

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