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

Session Themes and Theme Leaders


Session Theme 1 — Nanostructure in High Entropy Alloys

Theme Leader (Chair)

Prof. Chain Tsuan LIU
University Distinguished Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Theme Leaders

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

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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

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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

Theme Leader (Chair)

Prof. Jang-Kyo KIM
Chair Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

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Theme Leader

Prof. Robert K Y LI
Acting Head and Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Associate Dean (Education), College of Science and Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Session Theme 3 — Nanomaterials for Energy and Environmental Applications

Theme Leader (Chair)

Prof. Chun-Sing LEE
Chair Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Theme Leader

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

Theme Leader (Chair)

Prof. Lei LU
Professor and Doctor Tutor
Materials Fatigue and Fracture Division, Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, China
Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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Theme Leaders

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

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Prof. Xiaolei WU
State Key Laboratory of Nonlinear Mechanics, Institute of Mechanics
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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Session Theme 5 — Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications

Theme Leader (Chair)

Prof. Quan LI
Professor, Department of Physics
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Theme Leaders

Prof. Yanglong HOU
Chang Jiang Chair Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Peking University, China
Director, Beijing Key Laboratory for Magnetoelectric, Materials and Devices (BKLMMD)
Associate Director, Center for Advanced Materials Engineering, Academy of Advanced Technology
Peking University, China

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Dr. Peng SHI
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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

Theme Leader (Chair)

Prof. Xun-Li WANG
Chair Professor and Head, Department of Physics
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Theme Leader

Prof. Herbert GLEITER
Distinguished Senior Professor, Institut für Nanotechnologgy, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany
Director, Herbert Gleiter Institute of Nanoscience, China
Professor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT, Germany

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Session Theme 7 — Carbon Nanomaterials

Theme Leader (Chair)

Prof. Hui-Ming CHENG
Professor and Head of Advanced Carbon Division
Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, China

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Theme Leader

Prof. Wen-jun ZHANG
Acting Associate Head and Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Session Theme 8 — Nanomechanics

Theme Leader (Chair)

Prof. Jian LU
Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Vice-President (Research and Technology)
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Theme Leaders

Prof. Ju LI
Battelle Energy Alliance Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Nuclear Science & Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

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Prof. Jun LOU
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering
Site Director, NSF IUCRC Center for Atomically Thin Multifunctional Coatings (ATOMIC)
Rice University, USA

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Dr. Yang LU
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Dr. Xinrui NIU
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Session Theme 9 — Nanomaterials for Photonics and Optoelectronics

Theme Leader (Chair)

Prof. Andrey ROGACH
Chair Professor of Photonics Materials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Theme Leaders

Prof. Nikolai GAPONIK
Professor
Physical Chemistry, Technical University of Dresden, Germany

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Prof. Doh Chang LEE
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea

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Session Theme 10 — Magnetic Nanomaterials for Applications

Theme Leader (Chair)

Dr. Elisabetta AGOSTINELLI
Senior Scientist, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Istituto di Struttura della Materia, Italy

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Theme Leaders

Dr. Dimitris NIARCHOS
Emeritus Director of Research, Greece
Scientific Advisor Amen Technologies, Greece
Vice President, ELIDEK General Assembly, Greece
President, Attica Region Research and Innovation Council (PSEK), Greece

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Dr. Roberto D ZYSLER
Investigador Superior – Conicet, Laboratorio Resonancias Magnéticas, Centro Atómico Bariloche
Instituto Balseiro S. C. de Bariloche, Argentina

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Session Theme 11 — SPD Processed Nanomaterials with Multifunctional Properties

Theme Leader (Chair)

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

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Theme Leaders

Prof. Boris STRAUMAL
Нead of the laboratory, Laboratory of Internal Boundaries in Metals
Institute of Solid State Physics RAS, Russia

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Prof. Yuntian ZHU
Distinguished Professor
Deparment of Materials Science & Engineering
North Carolina State University

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Session Theme 12 — Nanostructured Precious Metals

Theme Leader (Chair)

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

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Theme Leaders

Dr. Yangyang LI
Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Prof. Ming WEN
Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
Kunming Institute of Precious Metals, China

 

Dr. Kaili ZHANG
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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