National Taipei University of TechnologyTaiwan
Shen-Ming Chen received his PhD degrees in chemistry from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. He was a visiting postdoctoral fellow with the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany in 1997. He had been an associate professor of Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taipei Institute of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan from 1991 to 1997. Since August 1997, he has been a professor of Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. From 2010, he has been a Distinguished professor of Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. He has been the Dean(Curator) of library, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan from 2000 to 2006 and the Director of Extracurricular Activity, office of student affairs, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan from 1995 to 2000.His research interest includes Nanocomposite materials research, organic electrochemistry, bioelectrochemistry, conducting polymer Electrochemistry, Nanoelectrochemistry, chemical sensors, biosensors, electrocatalysis and electroanalysis.
Australian National University
Qing-Hua Qin received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in mechanical engineering from Chang An University, China, in 1982, and his Master of Science and PhD degrees from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China, in 1984 and 1990, respectively. Both MS and PhD are in applied mechanics. He joined the HUST Department of Mechanics as an associate lecturer in 1984, and was promoted to lecturer of mechanics in 1987 during his PhD candidature period. After spending ten years lecturing at HUST, he was awarded a DAAD/K.C. Wong research fellowship in 1994, which enabled him to work at the University of Stuttgart in Germany for nine months. In 1995 he left HUST to take up a postdoctoral research fellowship at Tsinghua University, China, where he worked until 1997. He was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II fellowship in 1997 and a Professorial fellowship in 2002 at University of Sydney and stayed there till December 2003, both by the Australian Research Council. He is currently working as a professor in the Research School of Engineering at the Australian National University, Australia. He was appointed a guest professor at HUST in 2000 and was a recipient of the J.G. Russell Award from the Australian Academy of Science. He has published over 300 journal papers and six monographs.
Dr. Habil. Vaidotas KAÅ½UKAUSKAS 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. KaÅ¾ukauskas 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. KaÅ¾ukauskas has more than 380 publications, had delivered more than 60 invited lectures at the international conferences, and authored three textbooks.
Charis Alk. Apostolopoulos
University of PatrasGreece
Charis Apostolopoulos is Civil Engineer, Associate Professor in Laboratory of Technology and Strength of Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras. Strong participation in European conferences. Author of more than 140 scientific publications in Journals and conferences proceedings, reviewer of 23 scientific Journals and member of editorial board of 6 international scientific Journals.Participation as main researcher in more than 20 research programs with recent European programs such as:Rusteel (2009-2013)and Newrebar(2015-2019). Regularly invited as lecturer in conferences with research topics that are closely related to the results of his scientific research. At the same time, he has completed a great number of projects with reinforced concrete and especially with steel corrosion in structures.
Changchun Institute of Applied ChemistryCASChina
Grenoble Institute of TechnologyFrance
Alain Dufresne is currently Professor of The International School of Paper, Print Media and Biomaterials (Pagora) at Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble, France. Professor Dufresne obtained a PhD in Electronics from the National Institute of Applied Sciences at Toulouse, France and he has already Masters in Chemical Engineering from Ã‰cole Polytechnique de MontrÃ©al and in Solid State Physics from Paul Sabatier Univesity, Toulouse. Dufresne is an expert on polysaccharide nanofibrils and nanocrystals (cellulose, chitin, starch), on processing and characterization of nanocomposites based on renewable resources and on valorization of the biomass. He is, at the same time, member of the Editorial Board of â€œCarbohydrate Polymers, "Packaging Research", "Fibers", "Materials Research Ibero-American Journal of Materials", "The Open Macromolecules Journal", "The Open Natural Products Journal", "The Open Colloid Science Journal", "The Open Polymer Science Journal", "Journal of the Korean Wood Science and Technology" and "PolÃmeros: CiÃªncia e Tecnologia". Alain Dufresne was Associate Professor of Physical and Metallurgy & Materials Physics Lab. at National Institute of Applied Sciences, Lyon, and professor in the Research Center on Vegetable Macromolecules (CERMAV) at Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble. He was, for one year, visiting professor at Program of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials (PEMM) of COPPE/UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, and visiting professor for one month at Polymer Research Centre (PORCE) at Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia. From 2014 to 2016, Alain Dufresne was at Fortaleza, Brazil, working in the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA).
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Dr. Lalit Mohan Manocha, F.N.A.Sc, FGSA, has been Dr. Raja Ramanna DRDO Distinguished Fellow at DMSRDE Kanpur. Prior to this he has been the Professor and Founding Head, Department of Materials Science (1990-2014), Coordinator, UGC Centre for Advanced Studies in Materials Science, Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology (2006-2012), Sardar Patel University, Coordinator, SICART, Gujarat, Sr. Scientist and Assistant Director, at National Physical Laboratory (1978-1990), New Delhi. He is Elected Academician, World Academy of Ceramics. He has been member on various academic bodies of several Universities and apex committees of UGC. He obtained his BSc (Hons.) and M.Sc. in Physics from Kurukshetra University and Ph.D. in Science in 1976 from Delhi University for his work on Development and Characterization of carbon Fibers. His first Post Doctoral was at Institut Chemische Technik, University of Karlsruhe Germany during 1977-78 as Alexander von Humboldt Fellow wherein he worked on Development of Carbon-Carbon composites. Later on he had JSPS Fellowship at Tokyo Institute of Technology during 1985-86, Foreign Professor at TIT during 1998, UNIDO Expert to S.Korea in 1991, NSF visits to Clemson University since 2003 and so on. He has undertaken many National as well as International projects with USA, Germany, France, Japan, Korea and Russia in the area of Advanced Carbon materials and composites. He has been member on the Working Task Team for Development of Advanced Carbon/Carbon composites and related materials for Missiles, headed by Late Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam. He developed many technologies for solid and porous carbon materials,ceramics and composites for Defence, Aerospace and Nuclear applications. He has 4 patents to his credit and has published more than 150 research papers in International journals and four books. His main Research & Development interests had been in the field of Carbon fibers and carbon-carbon and Carbon-Ceramic composites; Processing, Structure, properties relationship and Development of carbon nanomaterials, He is Adjunct Professor at various Universities, on the advisory board of several National/International organization. He has been member of NAAC teams, UPE Advisory Committees (BHU, Mysore, Osmania, Pune,) and Project committees of UGC, DRDO, Member on court of Central University Gujarat, etc. He was a member on the Editorial Board of International Carbon Journal (IF 6.0) and is currently on the Editorial Board of Journal of Association of Asian Ceramic Societies (Japan), Carbon Science (Korea), Eurasian Chemico_Technological Journal (Kazakhstan), Journal of Nanoscience and Composites (Russia), Transaction of Indian Ceramics Society etc. He is recipient of CSIR Technology Prize, Homi J Bhabha Award of UGC, MRSI Medal, Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Award, Gujarat, 2011 Bridge Building Award of Engineering Ceramic Group of American Ceramics Society and 2011 Superconductivity and Materials Science Prize of MRSI etc. He had been Sectional President ( Materials Science) ISCA, Chairman, MRSI (Gujarat chapter) and is Senior Vice President of Indian Carbon Society and Indian member on Association of Asian Carbon Groups.
Dr. Osman Adiguzel graduated from Department of Physics, Ankara University, Turkey in 1974 and received PhD- degree from Dicle University, Diyarbakir-Turkey. He studied at Surrey University, Guildford, UK, as a post doctoral research scientist in 1986-1987, and his studies focused on shape memory alloys. He worked as research assistant, 1975-80, at Dicle University and shifted to Firat University in 1980. He became professor in 1996, and he has already been working as professor. He published over 50 papers in international and national journals; He joined over 100 conferences and symposia in international and national level as participant, invited speaker or keynote speaker with contributions. He served the program chair or conference chair/co-chair in some of these activities. In particular, he joined in last four years (2014 - 2017) over 30 conferences as Keynote Speaker and Conference Co-Chair organized by South Asian Institute of Science and Engineering (SAISE), web: http://saise.org/, Science and Engineering Institute (SCIEI), web: http://www.sciei.org, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology, web: http://www.iacsit.org/, The Academic World Education and Research Center (AWER-Center), web: http://www.awer-center.org/, and other institutes and companies.Dr. Adiguzel served his directorate of Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Firat University in 1999-2004. He supervised 5 PhD- theses and 3 M.Sc theses. He is also Technical committee member of many conferences. He received a certificate which is being awarded to him and his experimental group in recognition of significant contribution of 2 patterns to the Powder Diffraction File â€“ Release 2000. The ICDD (International Centre for Diffraction Data) also appreciates cooperation of his group and interest in Powder Diffraction File.<\br>Scientific fields of Dr. Adiguzel are as follow: Shape memory effect and displacive phase transformations in shape memory alloys and other alloys, molecular dynamics simulations, alloy modeling, electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction and crystallography.