Organizing Committee Members - Advanced Materials 2020
North Carolina Central University
Dr. Branislav Vlahovic(Biography)
Branislav Vlahovic is Director of the National Science Foundation Computational Center of Research Excellence and Director of the NASA University Research Center for Aerospace Device at North Carolina Central University. In 2004 he was awarded by the Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina Oliver Max Garden statewide award for his research and contribution to science. He has published more than 250 papers in peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Branislav Vlahovic(Research Area)
His research interest are Nanotechnology, Chemistry, Cosmology, Genomics, Atomic,Nuclear, and Hypernuclear Physics
Washington University, St.Louis
Dr. Ramesh Agarwal(Biography)
Prior to joining the faculty at Washington University in 2001, Professor Agarwal was the Chair of the Aerospace Engineering Department at Wichita State University from 1994 to 1996 and the Executive Director of National Institute for Aviation Research from 1996 to 2001. From 1994 to 2001, he was also the Bloomfield Distinguished Professor at Wichita State University. From 1978 to 1994, Professor Agarwal 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. From 1976 to 1978, Professor Agarwal worked as a NRC Research Associate at NASA Ames Research Center and as a Principal Research Engineer at Rao and Associates in Palo Alto, California from 1975 to 1976. Over a period of 35 years, Professor Agarwal has worked in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Computational Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) and Electromagnetics, Computational Aeroacoustics, Multidisciplinary Design and Optimization, Rarefied Gas Dynamics and Hypersonic Flows, Bio-Fluid Dynamics, and Flow and Flight Control. More recently, he has devoted some of his efforts in nanotechnology and renewable energy systems - in particular wind, solar and biomass. He is the author and coauthor of over 500 publications and serves on the editorial board of more than 20 journals. He has given many plenary, keynote and invited lectures at various national and international conferences worldwide. Professor Agarwal continues to serve on many professional, government, and industrial advisory committees.
Dr. Ramesh Agarwal(Research Area)
Ã— Dr. Ramesh Agarwal(Research Area) Nanotechnology and Renewable Energy systems - in particular wind, solar and biomass.
University of Alberta
Dr. Aman Ullah(Biography)
Since their introduction at the beginning of the 20th century, the global production of petroleum-based plastics has continuously been increasing. It is almost impossible to imagine our future without the use of the plastics. Polymers have applications in very different areas such as packaging, automotive, aerospace, construction, electronics, medical, and other industrial fields. In the recent years, the development of the polymer nanocomposites has further improved their properties and broadened their applications. More recently, due to depleting petroleum resources and environmental concerns, the research efforts have been directed towards the utilization of the polymeric material from biodegradable and renewable resources as an environment friendly and sustainable alternative for the plastic production. However, the development of the enabling technologies to transform renewable resources into monomers and biopolymers and improvements in their physical properties are among the most pressing challenges and extremely important to be addressed for these materials to be used in wide range of applications. Exploitation of nanotechnology in the field of biopolymers is an emerging and cutting-edge research with future potential to address challenges to the bio-based polymeric materials.
Dr. Aman Ullah(Research Area)
synthesis of monomers, biopolymers, nano-engineered biopolymers, nano-biocomposites and bioconjugates from renewable lipid resources for various applications. More specifically the research is focussed on: (1) the development of renewable monomers from lipids and preparation of biopolymers and biopolymer based nanocomposites for high performance industrial applications, (2) utilization of lipid and protein biopolymers for the preparation of bioconjugates and nano-structured biomaterials for water remediation and biodegradable packaging, (3) modification of lipids for therapeutic and cosmetic applications.
Beihang Uinversity, Beijing
Dr. Ying Zhu(Biography)
Ying Zhu Doctoral Supervisor, Vice dean of School of Chemistry, Beihang University. She has undertaken more than 10 significant programs, including the National 863 Program, National 973 Program and National Science Foundation, and so on. She has already authorized 14 national invention patents, and 6 national and international invention patents are in publicity. She has been awarded as National Natural Science Award of China, Second Prize (2014); Beijing Science and Technology Award, First Prize (2012), New Century Excellent Talents in University, Ministry of Education (2008), K. C. Wong Post-doctoral Research Award Funding, Chinese Academy Sciences (2006).
Dr. Ying Zhu(Research Area)
She is Interested in the field of Electrochemical Conversion of Energy and Chemicals Using Conductive Nanomaterials and Wettability.
Pohang University of Science and Technology
Prof. Sung-Ho Salk(Biography)
Sung-Ho S. Salk graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with Ph.D, in physics and Phi Kappa Phi honor in 1972. He taught ~30 years, mostly at Pohang University of Science and Technology, the KoreaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s leading university. Earlier he was honored to serve as vice president of Korean Academy of Science and Technology and is now a permanent fellow of the Korea's highest academy. He published over 420 papers: 236 refereed and invited papers in eminent journals and proceedings and 195 submitted and abstract papers. He is listed as whoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s who in the world and whoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s who in America.
Prof. Sung-Ho Salk(Research Area)
Atomic and Molecular Systems
Lomonosov Moscow University
Dr. Claudio Nicolini(Biography)
Doctor in Physics, University Padova, Italy, 1966 Pathology Fellow, Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, USA, 1973 Career: Research Associate Department Physics and Laboratory Nuclear Sci., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968-70; Guest Research Associate, Brookhaven National Laboratory, LI, New York, 1967-70; Adjunct Professor Physics, University Bari, Italy, 1971-72; Adj. Associate Professor Pathology, Temple University Medical School, USA 1974-76; Head Biophysics Research Division, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1975-84; Professor Biophysics and Physiology, Temple University Health Sci. Center, 1977-84; Senior Investigator, National Research Council, Italy, 1980-81; Distinguished Professor Biophysics Faculty of Medicine, University Genoa, 1984-2012; Scient. Director, Industrial Consortium Research Training, 1987-2000; President, Polo National Bioelettronica, Sci. Tech. Park Elba Island, 1990-2003; President, Fondazione Piantoni, 2005-13; Life President, Fondazione EL.B.A. Nicolini, 1992- ; Life Foreign Member, Russian Academy Sciences, 2008- ; Life Hon. Professor Nanobiotech. and Biophysics, Moscow State University, 2010- ; Life President and CEO NanoWorld High Tech LLC, Boston, CA and Tempe,AZ, USA,2017- ; Affiliate Professor Molecular Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe,AZ, USA,2018- ;
Dr. Claudio Nicolini(Research Area)
Author: Best articles contributor to Nature, Science, Nature Protocol, J.Cancer Inst, Advanced Frug Del, Cancer Treat, Trends Biotech, PNAS,.. with total Impact Factor as first author 309 , as last author 349 and middle author18, over more than 552 international scientific papers on SCI : Author: textbooks, most recent Biophysics and Cancer, 1984, Il Cancro, 1991, Biofisica e Tecnologic Biomediche, 1992, Molecular Bioelectronics, 1996; Molecular Bioelectronics 19 Years Later, 2016 editor: Chromatin Structure and Function, 2 vols., 1979, Cell Growth, 1982, Chemical Carcinogenesis, 1982, Modeling and Analysis in Biomedicine, 1984, Bioscience at the Physical Science Frontier, Nobel Symposium, 1986, Genome Structure and Function, 1992, From Neural Network and Biomolecular Engineering to Bioelectronics, 1994; Molecular Manufacturing, 1995, Biophysics of Electron Transfer, 1998; Molecular Bioelectronics, 1996, World Scientific Singapore; Nanobiotechnology and Nanobiosciences,Pan Stanford Series on Nanobiotechnology Vol 1 2009; Functional Proteomics and Nanotechnology-based Microarrays, Pan Stanford Series on Nanobiotechnology Vol 2, 2010; Synchroton Radiation and Structural Proteomics, Pan Stanford Series on Nanobiotechnology, Volume 3, 2012; Nanobioetchnology in Energy, Environment and Electronics, Pan Stanford Series on Nanobiotechnology, Volume 4, 2015.
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Dr. Masaki Ozawa(Biography)
Professor, Head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering of the Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology (2014-2016). Visiting Professor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (2015-2018). Honorary Professor of Frumkin Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences (IPCE RAS). Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. Author of 19 Patents, 6 Books, 168 Articles, 51 Reviews in the fields of Spent Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing and Partitioning & Transmutation of Radioactive Wastes. 21st Century Invention Award, 2018. Member of the editorial board of 4 Journals, including J. of Radioanal. Nucl. Chem.
Dr. Masaki Ozawa(Research Area)
Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing and Partitioning & Transmutation of Radioactive Wastes.
Dr. Bin Zhu(Biography)
Bin Zhu received M.Sc., in 1987 from University of Sci. & Tech. of China and PhD in 1995 from Chalmers University of Technology, Physics and Engineering Physics, Sweden and during 10/ 95-12/97 worked as Postdoc. in Uppsala University (in Ãƒâ€¦ngstrÃƒÂ¶m Lab). Since 1998, Dr. Zhu moved to KTH and in 1999 became associate professor in Dept of Chemical Engineering and Technology, and then in Dept of Energy Technology KTH until 2018. He is visiting professor in Aalto University and Nanyang Technological University as well as has acted as guest professor and professor in several Chinese universities to co-supervise research projects and PhD students. From 2018, Bin has been appointed as a visiting professor appointed by Loughborough University, UK. Zhu has H-index 43 (@ google scholar) citation over 6500. He is one of the Most Cited Researchers in China (Energy sector) for 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 published by Elsevier. Dr. Zhu chaired and supervises research teams more than 30 members, around ten associate professors, lectures, postdocts and more than10 PhD students. Dr. Zhu is leading the research on innovative fuel cell and Semiconductor-Ionics as well as semiconductor-ionic energy devices. His research field has recently granted an Innovation Award of WSSET (World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies) www.wsset.
Dr. Bin Zhu(Research Area)
Innovative Fuel Cell and Semiconductor-Ionics
AGH University of Science and Technology
Dr. Miroslaw Kwiatkowski(Biography)
MirosÃ…â€šaw Kwiatkowski in 2004 obtained Ph.D. degree at the Faculty of Fuels and Energy, AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, in the discipline: technology of chemistry. Currently he is working an assistant professor at the AGH University of Science and Technology, at the Faculty of Energy and Fuels. His published work includes more than 40 papers in international journals and 72 conference proceedings. He is a member of the editorial board of internationals journals as well as a member of the Organizing Committee international conferences, and a regular reviewer in a reputable scientific scientific journals. Main field of his interests is mathematical modelling of the adsorption process, description of the porous structure, practical aspects of adsorption, an analysis of the influence of the production method on the formation of the porous structure of carbon adsorbents, numerical analysis, computer science, energy efficiency, renewable energies and problems connected with municipal waste management. Apart from scientific work MirosÃ…â€šaw Kwiatkowski also does some teaching. Runs classes on computer science, numerical methods, chemistry and is a tutor of a student scientific society called Ã¢â‚¬Å“Green EnergyÃ¢â‚¬Â.
Dr. Miroslaw Kwiatkowski(Research Area)
Few of his research skill are Adsorption, BET Surface Area Measurement, Mesoporous Materials, Applied Chemistry, Gas Separation, Nanomaterials, Computer Modeling etc..