Hussein Osman Ammar
Chairman, Future University, Egypt
Current Applications and Future Prospects of Nanotechnology in Cancer Therapy
Holder of the First Class Golden Medal for Sciences and Arts and the recipient of the 2010 Appreciation State Prize in the realm of Advanced Technological Sciences. Professor Ammar is currently the Chairman of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology Department, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmaceutical Industries, Future University in Egypt; formerly, Dean of the Pharmacy Division, National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt. He has 130 research papers published in international scientific journals. These research papers cover most of the areas related to pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics. Design of nanotechnology â€“based new drug delivery systems lies at the top of his research interests during the past two decades.
Myung Chul Chang
Director, Kunsan National University, South Korea
Myung Chul Chang has completed his PhD at the age of 36 years from Seoul National University and postdoctoral studies from University Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He is the director of Biomaterials Lab. He has published more than 50 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Northwestern University, USA
Dr. Razeghi, currently serving as the Director of the Center for Quantum Devices, Northwestern University. She created the Graduate and Undergraduate Programs in Solid State Engineering (SSE) in the ECE Department at Northwestern University, a 12 .course curriculum and also supervised 50 PhD dissertations, 19 MS theses while at Northwestern. Currently supervises approximately 15 PhD students, Post-Docs, Visiting Researchers, and Faculty. Dr. Razeghi is a pioneer in the area of III-V compound semiconductors and optoelectronic devices from the deep ultraviolet to the far infrared spectral bands, including in particular InP and GaAs based semiconductors and devices, which were at the heart of the optical fiber telecommunication revolution of the late 20th Century and the rise of the information age. She is also an expert in quantum devices operating in the deep ultraviolet spectral band, with the demonstration of novel light-emitting diodes, photo detectors and focal plane arrays with world record characteristics. Based on her scientific research work, Dr. Razeghi is the author of 18 books and the author of 31 book chapters. She is the author or co-author of more than 1000 papers and has given more than 1000 invited and plenary talks. She holds 55 patents.
Tsinghua University, China
Hongwei Zhu has completed his PhD from Tsinghua University, China and postdoctoral studies from Japan and USA, respectively. His research interests include multi-scale synthesis and assembly, characterizations and applications of low dimensional materials. Currently, he is a vice-dean of School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University. He has authored 5 books and 10+ invited book chapters, received 20+ patents and published 200+ journal papers including Science, Chem. Soc. Rev., Sci. Adv., Adv. Mater. and Nano Lett., with >15000 citations.
Firat University, Turkey
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.
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 - 2018) over 50 conferences as Speaker, 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 the cooperation of his group and interest in Powder Diffraction File.
Kurchatov Institute, Russian Federation
Date of birth: September 11, 1946. Education: Moscow Power Engineering Institute. Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained: Master's Degree in Material Science -1970, Ph.D. - 1974, D.Sc. -2005. Membership of professional bodies: member of Scientific Council of RAS on Radiation Damage Physics of Solids. Years within the firm: since 1974. Key qualification: responsible executor in Radiation Damage Physics of Solids. Professional experience record: since 1974 till now, Moscow, National Research Centre "Kurchatov Institute", Department: Reactor Materials and Technologies Institute.
Alain L. Fymat
President/CEO and Professor at International Institute of Medicine and Science, USA
Alain L. Fymat is a medical-physical scientist and an educator who was educated at the Universities of Bordeaux and Paris-Sorbonne, France, and the University of California at Los Angeles. He is the current President or CEO and Professor at the International Institute of Medicine and Science. He was formerly Professor of Radiology, Radiological Sciences, Radiation Medicine (Oncology), Critical Care Medicine, and Physics at several US. and European Universities. His current research interests lie at the interface between science and medicine (neurological disorders; precision medicine; nanobiotechnology; nanomedicine; genetics or epigenetics or ecogenetics; and drug delivery across the brain protective barriers). He has extensively published (350 scholarly publications) and lectured in several national and international academic, professional, governmental and industrial venues. He is a a Board member of several institutions, and Editor-in-Chief, Honorable Editor or Editor of twelve scientific Journals.
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Mass spectrometry of inorganic negative ions; High temperature thermodynamics; Coal combustion and gasification, etc.
Alexander Pyatenko is a Senior researcher at National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan from 2009 to present and from 2015 to present he is working as a Adjunct Professor at Tokyo City University, Japan. He was born in 1955 in Russia. He graduated Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1978. He had his PhD degree in Chemical Physics in 1981 at the same University. Worked as researcher, senior researcher at Institute of High Temperatures Russian Academy of Science (IVTAN). Since 1993 worked as researcher, senior researcher at National Institute of Advance Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan Since 2001 main research interests are nanotechnology and laser processing. Specialist in nanoparticle synthesis, modification and resizing using laser technique. Area of expertise: nanoparticle synthesis, processing and characterization. Laser interaction with nanoparticles. Light absorption and scattering by nanoparticles. Processes of Nanoparticles aggregation, agglomeration and dispersion.
Alexander L Kalamkarov
Dalhousie University, Canada
Alexander L Kalamkarov is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada since 1993, and Director of Smart Materials Centre since 1995. He was awarded the PhD degree from the Moscow State University in 1979 and the Doctor of Sciences (Habilitation) from the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1990. His academic career spans over 40 years in Research and University teaching. He has taught in the Universities in USA, England, France, Australia, Japan, and visited numerous Universities and Research Institutes around the world. Research performed by Prof. Kalamkarov in mechanics of solids, and specifically in micromechanics of advanced composite materials and smart structures is internationally recognized. He has authored more than 350 research publications, including 150 refereed journal papers, 8 Research Monographs and 2 US patents. Prof. Kalamkarov is awarded the CANCAM Gold Medal for the â€œoutstanding contribution in the area of Applied Mechanicsâ€ in 2011. He has served as a Vice-President of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME) and is a Member of numerous prestigious International Editorial and Advisory boards in the area of composite materials and smart structures.
Head of Communication Affairs with Science & Research Centers, Iran
Dr. Hedayat Omidvar Graduated in Industrial Engineering (MSc) in 2002. He has been working since 1992 as Natural Gas consumption expert in Corporate Planning Dept., National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), responsible for treatment, transmission, storage and distribution of natural gas. At present, he is Head of Communication Affairs with Science & Research Centers, Research and Technology Dept. Member of Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) since 1992.
Vilnius University, Italy
Dr. Vaidotas KaÃ…Â¾ukauskas is a professor at Semiconductor Physics Department Institute of Photonics and Nanotechnology, Vilnius University, Lithuania and He completed 1988 - 1989, Post-doctoral student at Kaiserslautern University, Germany.
Ramesh K Agarwal
Washington University, USA
Ground effect aerodynamics, flow control, rarefied gas dynamics and hypersonic flow, bio-fluid dynamics, wind energy, energy efficiency of buildings, chemical looping combustion and geological carbon sequestration
Ramesh K Agarwal is the William Palm Professor of Engineering and the Director of Aerospace Research and Education Center at Washington University in St. Louis. From 1994 to 2001, he was the Sam Bloomfield Distinguished Professor and Executive Director of the National Institute for Aviation Research at Wichita State University in Kansas. From 1978 to 1994, he worked in various scientific and managerial positions at McDonnell Douglas Research Laboratories in St. Louis. He became the Program Director and McDonnell Douglas Fellow in 1990. He received PhD in Aeronautical Sciences from Stanford University in 1975, MS in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1969 and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India in 1968. He is the Author and Co-Author of over 400 publications and serves on the editorial board of 20+ journals. He has given many plenary, keynote and invited lectures at various national and international conferences worldwide. He continues to serve on many academic, government, and industrial advisory committees. He is a Fellow of sixteen societies including the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), American Physical Society (APS), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Royal Aeronautical Society and American society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He has received many prestigious honors and national/international awards from various professional societies and organizations for his research contributions.
University of Western Macedonia, Greece.
Energy Engineering, Renewable Energy Sources, Environmental Managemen, Life Cycle Analysis, Environmental Engineering, Process Engineering.
Christopher Koroneos is working as a Associate Professor in the Department Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Greece. He is a chemical engineer. He holds the position of Mayor in the Municipality of the Greek Island Nisyros, He did all his studies at the Department of Chemical Engineering of Columbia University in New York, USA, where he later was a professor and continues to be associated with the Earth Engineering Center as a Research Associate. Now he is Associate Professor having the chair of Renewable Energy and Energy Management at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Western Macedonia in Greece. He is also at the Unit of Environmental Science and Technology of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens and the Laboratory of Heat Transfer and Environmental Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is teaching at the Interdisciplinary Programme of Post Graduate Studies â€˜â€˜Environment and Developmentâ€™â€™ of the National Technical University of Athens and at the Hellenic Open University. His research interests are in Renewable Energy, Exergy Analysis, Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainable Development. He has more than 80 publications in Scientific Journals and more than 200 publications in proceedings of International conferences. He is in the editorial committee of 35 scientific journals, and he has participated in 37 national and international research projects.
K.N. Toosi University, Iran
Bio and Nano Heat Transfer, Bio Sensor, Drug Delivery in Biomedical Engineering - Targeted Drug Delivery to Cardiac Tissue using Magnetic and Electromagnetic Field, Modeling and Simulation of High-Temperature System Including Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Microchannel, Microsensor
Majid Ghassemi is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department at the K. N. Toosi University of Technology; one of the most prestigeâ€™s technical university in Tehran, Iran. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research at the University of Birmingham. He teaches graduate and under graduate courses and conduct research in the area of heat transfer and its application in bio and micro sensors, drug delivery, fuel cells, microchannels and alternative energy. He has over 20 years of academic and industrial experience and served as the President of the K. N. Toosi University of Technology from 2010 through 2013. Professor Ghassemi has also served in several public and private boards and panels and supervised several undergraduate, masters and PhD students, published several books and many journal and conference papers.
Nasrallah M. Deraz
Zagazig University, Egypt
Solid state, surface chemistry and catalysis. One topic of research is solid-state chemistry and nano-structured materials. The second topic is surface chemistry and heterogeneous catalysis. The third topic is science and technology of advanced nano-materials.
Nasrallah M. Deraz is Professor of Advanced Nanomaterials Chemistry and Catalysis at National Research Centre, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt. He received B. Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Physical Chemistry (Solid State, Surface Chemistry and Catalysis) in 1990, 1996 and 1999, respectively, from College of science, Zagazig University, Egypt. However, he received B. Law in 2005 from College of Laws, Zagazig University, Egypt. He joined Physical Chemistry Department, Laboratory of Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, National Research Centre, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt, since 1992 till now. He was awarded a Post- doctoral fellowship in 2004 to Institute of Materials Science, Structure Research, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany. He joined Chemistry Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, since 2009 till 2013. Professor Deraz's research focuses on various aspects of solid state, surface chemistry and catalysis. One topic of research is solid-state chemistry and nano-structured materials. The second topic is surface chemistry and heterogeneous catalysis. The third topic is science and technology of advanced nano-materials.
Concordia University, Canada
Smart Antenna Technologies for Wireless Basestation and Terminals, ETSIâ€™s DECT Standard and Product Line,Cognitive Radios, Standardization of IEEE 802.16m (WiMAX II),Sequence search
K.-L. Du received the PhD in electrical engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, in 1998. He founded Xonlink Inc., Ningbo, China in 2014. He was Chief Scientist at Enjoyor Inc., Hangzhou, China from 2012 to 2014. He was on research staff at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada from 2001 to 2010. Prior to 2001, he was on technical staff with Huawei Technologies, China Academy of Telecommunication Technology, and Chinese University of Hong Kong. He visited Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2008.
Jinan University, China
Bionanophotonics, optical trapping and manipulation, biophotonic components assembly, cellular exploration with nanoplasmonic optical antennas
Dr. Hongbao Xin is currently a professor in the Institute of Nanophotonics, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. He is a researcher in bionanophotonics with a Ph.D degree in Optical Engineering from Sun Yat-sen University in China. After graduation, he continued his research in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley and Biomedical Institute for Global Health Research and Technology (BIGHEART) at the National University of Singapore. He has extensive experience in optical trapping and manipulation using optical fiber tweezers, he also works on nanoplasmonic optical antennas for cellular exploration. Dr. Xin has published more than 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, including Nature Reviews Materials, Light: Science & Applications, Nano Letters, ACS Nano, Advanced Functional Materials, Laser Photonics Reviews, Small, etc. His doctoral dissertation was selected as the National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation in Optics of China.
Hochschule Niederrhein, Germany
Anne Schwarz-Pfeiffer is a Professor at Hochschule Niederrhein, Germany and she teaches and performs research on smart textiles at Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences. Her interest in smart textiles arose during her Master studies and she deepened her knowledge on this discipline during her PhD research at Ghent University. Later, she applied her knowledge when leading the working group smart textiles at the Institute of Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen. Her research activities are published in over 50 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.
Jinan University, China
light manupilating in a nanoscale based on plasmonics and metamaterial; plasmonics/metamaterial enhanced detector & sensor; light trapping in thin film silicon solar cells.
Chen Qin is a Professor at the Institute of Nanophotonics, Jinan University, China Academy of Sciences from January 2012 to present and From March 2009 to December 2011 is worked as a Research Associate in School of engineering, University of glasgow, UK and from february 2007 to February 2009 he worked as Research Assistant in the department of electronic and electrical engineering, University of Bath, UK, His
United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Maatouk KHOUKHI earned his doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from Tohoku University-Japan in collaboration with New South Wales University-Australia. I have a long record of academic and industrial experience in thermo-fluids, solar energy, and building energy, teaching, research and services and I have a long experience with ABET accreditation. From 1993-2000, I worked as a research associate in the Solar and Thermal Conversion Laboratory at the Development Centre of Renewable Energy (CDER). After I received my PhD, I got a grant from New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and I was appointed as Research Fellow at Tohoku University and I did extensive experimental research on solar desiccant cooling system. In 2006 I was appointed as a Faculty at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Mineral (KFUPM) in Saudi Arabia and in 2009 at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in Oman and then at United Arab Emirates University in 2017. I also held visiting faculty appointments at Building Research Centre (CSTB) France, University of Sydney, and University of Sharjah. My research work has been supported by several grants from Samsung, NEDO, and universitiesâ€™ internal and external grants. The total budget of my projects exceeds 3.5 Million USD. I have published more than 70 journal and conference papers and I am a reviewer for several journals in my field of specialization. In addition, I have supervised and co-supervised several PhD and Master Theses.
Yuchao Li is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Nanophotonics, Jinan University, and a head of Nanophotonics for Trapping and Manipulation (NTM) Lab. He received his Ph.D. degree in Optical Engineering from Sun Yat-Sen University. His current research interests lie at nanophotonics, biophotonics, optical trapping, and super-resolution imaging. Dr. Li has more than 10 published peer-reviewed journal articles, including Light: Science and Applications, ACS Nano, Advanced Functional Materials, Laser Photonics Reviews, Small, etc. He is also serving as a reference for physics and optics journals: Optics Letters, Optics Express, Applied Optics et al.