Giovanni Dondi dall Orologio
University of Bologna,Italy
Giovanni Dondi dall Orologio, upon completion of his doctorate in Medicine at the University of Bologna in 1969, he achieved the post graduated title of specialist in dentistry. He was Assistant Professor in 1973 and Associate Professor in 1983. Head of the Division of Conservative Dentistry from 1973. Director of the Master in Clinical Dentistry with advanced technology from 2003.During the last fifteen years he worked to improve the methodology of clinical trials in dentistry according with the evidence rules with special focus about composites.Lecturer in many different countries, from China and Japan to USA and Canada, he published more than 75 articles in international journals.
Portland State University, USA
Ephraim Suhir is on the faculty of the Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA, Technical University, Vienna, Austria and James Cook University, Queensland, Australia. He is also CEO of a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) ERS Co. in Los Altos, CA, USA, is Foreign Full Member (Academician) of the National Academy of Engineering, Ukraine (he was born in that country); Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Society of Optical Engineers (SPIE), and the International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (IMAPS); Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), the Institute of Physics (IoP), UK, and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE); and Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Ephraim has authored 400+ publications (patents, technical papers, book chapters, books), presented numerous keynote and invited talks worldwide, and received many professional awards, including 1996 Bell Laboratories Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (DMTS) Award (for developing effective methods for predicting the reliability of complex structures used in AT&T; and Lucent Technologies products), and 2004 ASME Worcester Read Warner Medal (for outstanding contributions to the permanent literature of engineering and laying the foundation of a new discipline Structural Analysis of Electronic Systems). Ephraim is the third Russian American, after S. Timoshenko and I. Sikorsky, who received this prestigious award. This year he received the 2019 IEEE Electronic Packaging Society (EPS) Field award for seminal contributions to mechanical reliability engineering and modeling of electronic and photonic packages and systems.
Dr. Habil. Vaidotas Kazukauskas is a Professor at the Faculty of Physics of Vilnius University, Lithuania. He was awarded Dr. Habil. degree in 1999. The topics of his research work are carrier transport, generation, recombination and trapping phenomena in advanced materials and structures for (opto-)electronic and photovoltaic applications. Prof. V. Kazukauskas is/was involved as a team leader into the six large-scale international projects and other numerous projects. He was awarded the National Science Award of Lithuanian Republic, the National Science Award for the Distinguished Scientist, the Science Award of the Rector of Vilnius University and others. V. Kazukauskas has more than 380 publications, had delivered more than 60 invited lectures at the international conferences, and authored three textbooks.
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Dr.Omid Akbarzadeh is working with Nanotechnology and Catalysis Research Centresince2016, His main research area is heterogeneous and homogenous catalysis, catalytic reaction engineering. He has spent 10 years in academic-industrial projects as a research assistant and post-doctoral and worked5 years in the oil and gas industry in Iran as a chemical engineer. He developed advance smart catalysts especially for oil and gas industries. Dr. Omid has contributed to two PETRONAS Research Sdn Bhd industrial catalyst projects and worked on international Airbus R&D; project in NANOCAT. Currently, he is the PI of graphene catalyst project in Hokkaido University Japan, project member of two FRGS grant in UTP and assigned to the NANOCAT center project. He has published many ISI papers, four book chapters and have two approved and granted patents. Also, he has hands-on experience and passed several pieces of training on handling different types of equipment which are being widely used for material synthesis, characterization and performance evaluation. He is in close collaboration with other departments, government agencies and other universities around the world. He is visiting researcher of Jiangsu university China and Hokkaido University Japan. He is a member of the society of petroleum engineers (SPE), Senior Member of Hong Kong Chemical, Biological& Environmental Engineering Society. He awarded full fellowship from UTP during PhD and were involved for teaching in the different courses of chemical engineering. He awarded Silver Medal in 27th International Invention & Innovation Exhibition (ITEX 2016), Kuala Lumpur Convention Center in Malaysia and Silver Medal of Post Graduate Research Project in 35th Science & Engineering Design Exhibition (SEDEX 35).
Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Dr. Zouheir Bitar is researcher in Materials Science and Nanomaterials. Currently, he is working on researches related to nanomaterials in the materials laboratory of Beirut Arab University, Lebanon. He got his B.S. in physics, M.S. in physics (materials science) and Ph.D. in physics (nanomaterials) from Beirut Arab University. He has many articles published in international journals. He got the award of best scientific poster in FTAPS. In addition to his research work, he works as education consultant. He believes in team work. Furthermore, he is doing research on nano ferrites and nanocomposites for biomedicine applications. Also, he is interested on researches that improve the high frequency devices.
University of New South Wales, Australia
Dr Jiabao Yi received his PhD from Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore in 2008. He then joined University of New South Wales in 2011 as a Senior Lecturer. In 2018, he moved to University of Newcastle. He is currently a Future Fellow/Associate professor in School of Engineering, Global Innovative Center for Advanced Nanomaterials. Dr Yi has received several prestigious awards, including Lee Kuan Yew postdoctoral fellowship, Queen Elizabeth II fellowship, and Future Fellowship in Singapore and Australia respectively.His research interest focuses on the magnetic materials, oxide electronics, diluted magnetic semiconductors, and 2D materials. He is currently serving as Editor in Chief of Journal of Advances in Applied Physicsï¼Œassociate editor of Frontier in Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology and Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society. He has published over 140 journal papers with a total citation of 6600 times and h-index of 41.
Dr.Sirikanjana Thongmee now is an Assistant professor of Physics, she was in Physics Department Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University. She got her B.Sc in Physics at Prince of Songkla University, M. Sc. in Chemical Physics at Mahidol University and Ph.D. (Materials Science) at National University of Singapore. Dr. Sirikanjana Thongmee got the Thesis Presentation Award, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1999 and Outstanding Research of the Year 2nd Class Award, Office of the National Research Council of Thailand, Thailand, 2003. Currently Dr. Sirikanjana Thongmees researches focus on the metal doped ZnO for spintronics and gas sensors applications, magnetic nanomaterials, Metal oxide decorated graphene oxide for Photocatalytic, sensing and 3D printing. Moreover, Dr. Sirikanjana Thongmee is also doing research on activated carbon from agricultural wasted for adsorbing the heavy metals, different type of poison gases and waste water.
University of Maragheh, Iran
Hussein Shokrvash studied experimental /theoretical materials science at Iran University of Science and Technology (1993) and Tarbiat Modares University (1999) with the supervision of Prof. Hamid Assadi (now in Brunel University, UK). In 2000 he was appointed researcher assistant and worked on the field of glassy materials, ferroic and functional materials in the section Advanced Materials Department. He was the advisor for the Ministry of Industries and Mines, member of materials programme committee and advisor for various companies. He obtained a PhD in Nanomaterials science at the Materials and Energy research center (MERC) (2009) for his work on new approach for synthesis of metal-matrix nanocomposites. His research interests focus on the design and synthesis of metal matrix nanocomposites and nanoalloying of immisicible metals using nano scale precursors and their applications in energy, functional materials and novel superconducting.During his PhD research he was employed at university of Maragheh. He has published papers in peer-reviewed journals relating to the science and technology of ferroic materials, metal-matrix nanocomposites and nano-crystals. He is a referee of reputable and high impact factor journals: Nanotechnology, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics and Materials Research Express and national academic journals. In 2018 he founded Research Center for Nanotechnology and Nano-device for undertaking interdisciplinary research under the theme of nanomaterials and electronics for energy conversion, nano-transducers, coupling systems, and nano-devices.
R.V.College of Engineering, Bangalore
C. Manjunatha is an Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, R.V. College of Engineering, and Bangalore. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Science-Chemistry in 2013 from Visvesvaraya Technological University. His Masters research is Synthesis, Characterization and Luminescence Studies on Doped and Undoped CdSiO3 Nanophosphor. He received his Masters degree in Inorganic chemistry in 2004, Central College Campus, Bangalore University He received his Bachelors degree in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics in 2002, Bangalore University. He published over 50 papers in international and national journals; He joined over 30 conferences and symposia at international and national levels as an invited speaker. One day Outreach Program on Nanoscience and Technology: Trends and Challenges in association with Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences, Bangalore on Friday, 8th March 2019. He is a member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).
Korea University of Technology and Education, Republic of Korea
Arnaud Caron is a materials scientist with expertise in the multi-scale mechanical behavior of materials, surfaces and micro-components. Since 2015 Arnaud Caron is Assistant Professor in the School of Energy, Materials and Chemical Engineering at KoreaTech â€“ Korea University of Technology and Education, Republic of Korea. Arnaud Caron obtained his engineering degree in Materials Science in 2004 from the University of Saarland, Germany and was awarded with the Schiebold Medal. In 2009 he earned his doctoral degree in Materials Science from the University of Saarland, Germany. From 2007 to 2015 Arnaud Caron worked as a research associate at the Institute of Micro- and Nanomaterials of the University of Ulm, Germany, the WPI-Advanced Institute of Materials Research, Japan and the Leibniz â€“ Institute for New Materials, Germany.
Intan Fadhlina Mohamed
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Dr. Intan Fadhlina Mohamed is a senior lecturer at the Mechanical Engineering Program, MERCU, Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment, UKM and an associate fellow at the Fuel Cell Institute of UKM. She is a professional engineer with practicing certificate in Mechanical Engineering field and actively involves in teaching and research mainly in Severe Plastic Deformation (SPD) processes, Nanostructured Materials and Failure Engineering Analysis. Dr. Intan received her Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from USM and her Master of Engineering Degree from UKM. She was conferred with a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Kyushu University, Japan in 2015. In year 2017, she was a Visiting Professor of Kyushu University, Japan. She had been working as a Principal Researcher in SIRIM Berhad for 15 years where she was attached to Failure Investigation Section and Standards Management Department. She was also a member of the Japan Institute of Metals and Materials (JIM) and the Japan Institute of Light Metals (JILM). Her current research interests are in materials development using SPD processes such as High-Pressure Torsion (HPT) and High-Pressure Sliding (HPS) with evaluation of mechanical properties, microstructural characterization and strengthening mechanism of materials in nanostructured scale. Recently, she has been granted a title as a WPI Visiting Researcher of the World Premier International Research Center, International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research, Kyushu University, Japan.
Boon Tong Goh
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Boon Tong Goh graduated with a B.Sc. degree in Physics from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2001. He continued to pursue postgraduate studies for his M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees at the same university. He obtained his M.Sc and Ph.D. degrees on years 2005 and 2012 respectively. His postgraduate research was focused on Si-based semiconductor thin films deposition and applications. During his studied, his achievements include MASS 2001 Awards (The Best Thesis Awards for Final Year Project of Undergraduate Science) given by the MASS Malaysia and Excellence Award 2012 (for PhD Candidate with Highest Impact Publications in category of Sciences) given by the University of Malaya. Upon completion of his PhD, his joined University of Malaya as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science. His current research interests include Si-based thin films and nanostructures: growth and applications, plasma processing on semiconductor materials and semiconductor oxides and nitrides materials, various metallic and semiconducting 1D and 2D nanomaterials.
New Taipei City, Taiwan
Dr.Wu,Ting-Yu is an established material scientist, specializing in the field of carbon materials, inorganic fiber, coating and composite. As a previously as section leader at Taiwan Textile Research Institute (TTRI), Dr. Wu, Ting-Yu is specializing in the field of carbon materials, inorganic fiber, coating and composite. He was awarded in 2014 and 2015 for the New Researcher Outstanding Research Award and Innovative Research Award of TTRI. He is currently hold 16 issued patents, and published 8 SCI papers and 50 conference papers. Dr.Wu,Ting-Yu currently is co-founder and General manager of UC Bacon Co. Ltd. on the graphene production and marketing in textile and electronic industry.