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

Plenary Speakers

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

Session Theme 1 — Nanostructure in High Entropy Alloys

Prof. Robert O. RITCHIE
H. T. & Jessie Chua Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Departments of Materials Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
University of California, USA

Title of Plenary Talk Damage-Tolerance In High-Entropy Alloys

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Session Theme 2 — Polymer, Organic and Other Soft Matter Materials

Prof. Benzhong TANG
Stephen K. C. Cheong Professor of Science and Chair Professor
Department of Chemistry
Division of Biomedical Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong

Title of Plenary Talk AIE Nanoaggregates for Biomedical Applications

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Session Theme 3 — Nanomaterials for Energy and Environmental Applications

Prof. Peidong YANG
Chemistry professor
S. K. and Angela Chan Distinguished Chair Professor in Energy
The University of California, USA

Title of Plenary Talk CO2 + H2O + Sunlight = Chemical Fuels + O2

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Session Theme 4 — Bulk and Gradient Metallic Nanomaterials

Prof. Ke LU
Professor and Director
Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, China

Title of Plenary Talk Stabilization of nanostructures in metals

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Session Theme 5 — Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications

Prof. Kam W. LEONG
Samuel Y. Sheng Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Systems Biology
Columbia University, USA

Title of Plenary Talk Inflammation Modulation with Nanomaterials

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

Prof. Lindsay GREER
Professor of Materials Science
University of Cambridge, UK

Title of Plenary Talk Metallic Glasses as Nanostructured Materials

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Session Theme 7 — Carbon Nanomaterials

Dr. Kenji HATA
CNT-Application Research Center
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

Title of Plenary Talk CNT Applications

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Session Theme 8 — Nanomechanics

Prof. Subra SURESH
President of Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Title of Plenary Talk Mechanical and Functional Characteristics Unique to Nanostructure

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Session Theme 9 — Nanomaterials for Photonics and Optoelectronics

Ikerbasque Professor and Scientific Director
CIC biomaGUNE, Spain

Title of Plenary Talk Gold Nanorods with Ultranarrow LSPR Bands

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Session Theme 10 — Magnetic Nanomaterials for Applications

Prof. Stuart PARKIN
Managing Director, Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Germany
Alexander von Humboldt Professor, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Title of Plenary Talk Chiral Domain Walls and Anti-Skyrmions

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Session Theme 11 — SPD Processed Nanomaterials with Multifunctional Properties

Prof. Ruslan Z. VALIEV
Professor and Director, Institute of Physics of Advanced Materials, Ufa State Aviation Technical University, Russia
Supervisor, Laboratory for Mechanics of Advanced Bulk Nanomaterials of Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

Title of Plenary Talk Recent Advances in SPD Processing of Nanomaterials with Superior Properties

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