24-29 June, 2018 @ City University of Hong Kong

Invited Speakers

As of today, the Invited Speakers of our 12 session themes are:

Session Theme 1 — Nanostructure in High Entropy Alloys

Prof. Gordon HSUEH
Distinguished Professor, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

Abstract Title Strengthening of (CoCrFeMnNi)1–xNdx High Entropy Alloys by Liquid Phase Separation

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Prof. Jacob C. HUANG
Chair Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Executive Director of Institute for Advanced Study (IAS)
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Abstract Title Novel as-cast NiFeCr-AlTi high entropy alloys with ultra-high yield strength and high Ductility

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Prof. Peter K. LIAW
Ivan Racheff Chair of Excellence, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
The University of Tennessee, USA

Abstract Title Phase Stability and Transformation in a Light-weight High-entropy Alloy

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Prof. Yong LIU
Dean of Powder Metallurgy Research Institute
Central South University, China

Abstract Title Nanostructural evolution in high entropy alloys during plastic deformation

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Dr. Yong YANG
Assistant Head and Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Abstract Title Superb Strength and High Plasticity in Laves Phase Rich Eutectic Medium-Entropy-Alloy Nanocomposites

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Prof. Ming-Hung TSAI
Associate Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan

Abstract Title Solid solution limit in FCC high-entropy alloys: Quantitative prediction and experimental verification

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Prof. Ke-Fu YAO
Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering
Tsinghua University, China

Abstract Title Rapid Degradation of Azo Dyes with Fe-based Amorphous/Nanocrytalline Alloy

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Session Theme 3 — Nanomaterials for Energy and Environmental Applications

Prof. Man-Keung Roy FUNG
Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM)
Soochow University, China

Abstract Title Highly Efficient Organic Light-Emitting Diodes for Solid State Lighting

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Prof. Jiansheng JIE
Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM)
Soochow University, China

Abstract Title Patterning of Organic Micro/Nano-crystals for High-Performance Optoelectronic Devices

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Dr. Sophie LE CAER
Director of Research in Physical Chemistry
Paris Saclay University, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Abstract Title Ageing phenomena in lithium-ion batteries deciphered thanks to radiolysis: focus on the electrode/electrolyte interface

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Prof. Kui-Qing PENG
Materials Science Professor, Department Of Physics
Beijing Normal University, China

Abstract Title Black Silicon by Metal-Assisted Chemical Etching for Advanced Solar cells

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Dr. Mathieu PINAULT
PhD in Material Science
Carbon nanostructures group (LEDNA)
CEA –Nanoscience and Innovation for Materials, Biomedecine and Energy, University Paris Saclay UMR 3685, France

Abstract Title VACNT based nanocomposite electrodes on Aluminium for innovative supercapacitors

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Prof. Shijian SU
Professor of Materials Science
South China University of Technology, China

Abstract Title Recent Development of Purely Organic White Organic Light-Emitting Diodes

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Prof. Jianxin TANG
Professor, College of Nano Science & Technology
Soochow University, China

Abstract Title Synergistic Light Harvesting Enhancement in Organic Solar Cells with Interface Engineering

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Dr. Feng WANG
Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Abstract Title Rational spectral conversion using lanthanide-doped nanoparticles


Prof. Jun XU
Professor of School of Electronic Science & Applied Physics
Hefei University of Technology, China

Abstract Title Interlayer Engineering of Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides Nanosheets for Efficient Sodium Storage and Electrocatalytic Water Splitting Applications

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Prof. Hin-Lap (Angus) YIP
Professor, State Key Laboratory of Luminescent Materials and Devices and the Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) College
South China University of Technology, China

Abstract Title Nanostructured Organic-Inorganic Perovskite Light Emitting Devices

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Prof. Weixin ZHANG
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Vice-Dean (School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering)
Hefei University of Technology, China

Abstract Title Rational Design, Synthesis and Tunable Electrochemical Performances of High-Capacity, Mesoscale-structured Electrode Materials for Li-ion Batteries

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Session Theme 4 — Bulk and Gradient Metallic Nanomaterials

Prof. Dr. Mathias GÖKEN
Chair of Institute I, General Materials Properties
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Institute I
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Abstract Title Enhancement of Mechanical and Electrical Properties in Nanolaminates


Prof. Ting ZHU
George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Abstract Title Mechanics of Additively Manufactured Stainless Steel

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Session Theme 5 — Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications

Dr. Liming BIAN
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Abstract Title Remote Control of Nanoscale Bioactive Ligand Presentations Regulates the Adhesion and Specialization of Stem Cells and Macrophages

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Prof. Zhen GU
Jackson Family Chair Professor of Biomedical Engineering
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and NC State University, USA

Abstract Title Leverage Physiology for Bioresponsive Drug Delivery

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Prof. Xing-Jie LIANG
Professor of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
CAS Center for Excellence in Nanoscience
National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China

Abstract Title Nanocarriers to attenuate adaptive tumor treatment tolerance

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Session Theme 6 — Frontiers in Nanostructure Stability: Glasses and Nanocrystalline Materials

Prof. Zhongwu ZHANG
Director of Institute for Metallic Materials
College of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering
Harbin Engineering University, China

Abstract Title Nanoscale Precipitation and Strengthening mechanisms in steels


Session Theme 7 — Carbon Nanomaterials

Prof. Bingbing LIU
Professor and Director
State Key Lab of Superhard Materials
Jilin University, China

Abstract Title Novel Structured Carbon Materials under High Pressure

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Prof. Hong Jin FAN
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Abstract Title Nanoarray electrodes on 3D graphene foam for high-rate energy storage


Prof. Xiangdong YAO
Professor of Energy Materials
State Key Laboratory of Inorganic Synthesis and Preparative Chemistry, Jilin University, China
School of Environment and Sciences, Griffith University, Australia

Abstract Title Defect electrocatalysis: Coordination of carbon defect and atomic metal species

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Session Theme 9 — Nanomaterials for Photonics and Optoelectronics

Prof. Xue BAI
Associate Professor, College of Electronic Science and Engineering, Jilin University, China

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Prof. Wan Ki BAE
Professor, National Agenda Research Division, Photo-electronic Hybrids Research Center
Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea


Prof. Nadja C. BIGALL
Professor for functional nanostructures
Leibniz Universität Hannover

Abstract Title Nanocrystal Aerogels – Macroscopic Materials with noscopic Properties

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Dr. Sandrine ITHURRIA
Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielle, France

Abstract Title From visible to InfraRed colloidal semiconductor noplatelets

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Prof. Sohee JEONG
Principle Researcher of Nanomechanical Systems Research Division, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, Korea
Professor, Department of Nanomechatronics, University of Science and Technology (UST), Korea

Abstract Title Surface Chemistry of III-V Semiconductor Nanocrystals: action-Controlled, Facet-Specific Growth


Prof. Xiaodong PI
Professor, State Key Laboratory of Silicon Materials and School of Materials Science and Engineering
Zhejiang University, China

Abstract Title High-performance optoelectronic devices based on silicon nanocrystals


Prof. Songnan QU
State Key Laboratory of Luminescence and Applications
Changchun Institute of Optics Fine Mechanics and Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Abstract Title Luminescent CDots: synthesis and applications

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Dr. Aliaksandra RAKOVICH
Royal Society University Research Fellow
Photonics & Nanotechnology group
Physics Department
King's College London, UK

Abstract Title Modification of emission processes by optical nanoantennas

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Head of Division Biophotonics, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM)
Photophysics of Semiconductor and Upconverting and Downconverting Nanocrystals with vis/NIR/IR Emission, Germany

Abstract Title Influence of Size, Particle Architecture, and Environment on the Optical Properties of Semiconductor and Lanthanide-based Nanocrystals


Prof. Haizheng ZHONG
Professor of Photonic Materials
School of Materials Science & Engineering
Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Abstract Title In-situ Fabricated Perovskite Quantum Dots for Photonic and Optoelectronic Applications

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Session Theme 11 — SPD Processed Nanomaterials with Multifunctional Properties

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Abstract Title Unique Microstructure Evolution of Harmonic Structure Designed Metals and Alloys via Thermo-Mechanical Processing


Prof. Kaveh EDALATI
Assistant Professor
International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (I2CNER)
Kyushu University, Japan

Abstract Title Influence of Severe Plastic Deformation on Photocatalytic Performance of Oxides