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

Keynote Speakers

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

Session Theme 1 — Nanostructure in High Entropy Alloys

Prof. Zhaoping LU
Changjiang Distinguished Professor of Materials Science
Vice-President (Research & Graduate Education & Foreign Affair)
University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

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Prof. Tai Gang NIEH
Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
The University of Tennessee, USA

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Prof. Jien-Wei YEH
Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

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Session Theme 2 — Nanomaterials for Sensors, Flexible Electronics and Nanocomposites

Professor Dr. Zhong ZHANG
Professor Dr., Head of Division, Nanomanufacturing and Applications
National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China

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Session Theme 3 — Nanomaterials for Energy and Environmental Applications

Dr. Xiaodong CHEN
Associate Chair (Faculty), School of Materials Science and Engineering
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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Dr. Jean Pierre PEREIRA -RAMOS
Director of Research 2nd class - CNRS, Group of Electrochemistry and Spectroscopy of Materials - GESMAT
Institute of Chemistry and Materials of Paris East (ICMPE UMR7182), France

 

Prof. Alberto VOMIERO
Chair in Experimental Physics, Division of Materials Science, Department of Engineering Science and Mathematics
Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

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Session Theme 4 — Bulk and Gradient Metallic Nanomaterials

Prof. Jürgen ECKERT
Director, Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), Austria
Head, Department Materials Physics, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria

 

Prof. Huajian GAO
Professor of School of Engineering
Brown University, USA

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Prof. Yuntian ZHU
Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
North Carolina University, USA

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Session Theme 5 — Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications

Prof. Yuliang ZHAO
Deputy Director-General, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China
Director of Chinese Academy of Sciences Key Laboratory for Biomedical
Effects of Nanomaterials and Nanosafety, Institute of High Energy Physics,
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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

Prof. Horst HAHN
Executive Director, Institute of Nanotechnology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Chair Professor, Institute of Materials Science, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany

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Prof. Masato OHNUMA
Laboratory of Quantum Beam System, Division of Quantum Beam Engineering Faculty,
Hokkaido University, Japan

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Prof. Christopher A. SCHUH
Department Head
Danae and Vasilis Salapatas Professor of Metallurgy
Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

 


Session Theme 7 — Carbon Nanomaterials

Prof. Mark C. HERSAM
Walter P. Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Professor of Chemistry, Medicine, and Electrical Engineering (by courtesy)
Director, Northwestern University Materials Research Center
Associate Editor, ACS Nano, USA

 

Prof. Lian-Mao PENG
Yangtze Professor and Head, Department of Electronics
Peking University, China

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Session Theme 8 — Nanomechanics

Prof. Kyung-Suk KIM
Director of Advanced Materials Research, School of Engineering
Brown University, USA

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Prof. Jun LOU
Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering,
Professor of Chemistry (By courtesy)
Rice University, USA

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Session Theme 9 — Nanomaterials for Photonics and Optoelectronics

Prof. Vasudevan P. BIJU
Director, Promotion Office of International Alliance
Professor of Graduate School of Environmental Science and Research, Institute for Electronic Science
Hokkaido University, Japan

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Prof. Hilmi Volkan DEMIR
Director, NRF Fellow, and Professor of Electrical Engineering Physics and Materials Science
LUMINOUS! Nanyang Technological University NTU, Singapore
UNAM Bilkent University, Turkey

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Prof. Jochen FELDMANN
Chair, Photonics and Optoelectronics,
Photonics and Optoelectronics Group - LMU Munich, Germany

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Prof. Jianfang WANG
Professor, Department of Physics
Assistant Dean (Education), Faculty of Science
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Associate Editor, Nanoscale (RSC)

 


Session Theme 10 — Magnetic Nanomaterials for Applications

Prof. Riccardo BERTACCO
Nanomagnetism for Biology and Spintronics group (NaBiS), Italy
Associate Professor, Department of Physics – Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Deputy Director of Polifab, Dipartimento di Fisica – Polifab, Italy

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Prof. Russell COWBURN
Professor of Experimental Physics, Cavendish Laboratory
University of Cambridge, U.K.

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Prof. George C. HADJIPANAYIS
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Delaware, USA

 

Prof. Sergio O. VALENZUELA
ICREA Prof. and Group Leader, Physics and Engineering of Nanodevices Group
Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), Spain

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Session Theme 11 — SPD Processed Nanomaterials with Multifunctional Properties

Prof. Sergey DOBATKIN
Head, Laboratory of Physical Metallurgy of Non-Ferrous and Light Alloys, Baikov Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Professor, Department of Physical Metallurgy and Strength Physics, National University of Science and Technology MISIS, Russia

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Prof. Hyoung Seop KIM
Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Director, Center for High-Entropy Alloys (National Research Foundation)
POSTECH (Pohang University of Science and Technology), Korea

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Prof. Nobuhiro TSUJI
Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan

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Prof. Gerhard WILDE
Chair Professor of Materials Physics
Director, Institute of Materials Physics
Vice-Dean, Department of Physics
University of Münster, Germany

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Session Theme 12 — Nanostructured Precious Metals

Prof. Rongchao JIN
Associate Editor, Nanoscale (Royal Society of Chemistry), USA
Professor, Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry, USA

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Prof. Hua ZHANG
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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