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Oluwaseun John Dada

Dr. Oluwaseun John Dada is Director of Research and Engineering within the NanoScale and Advanced Materials Lab at Signature EcoSystems Technologies.

He has worked over the past 8 years on NanoScale materials, electrochemistry, advanced materials manufacturing and applications, and over 10 years in Metallurgy and Aluminium Manufacturing.

Shanmuga Sundar Dhanabalan

Dr. Shanmuga Sundar Dhanabalan is an accomplished researcher with a proven track record in designing, developing, and translating micro- and nano-scale devices. CIA’s primary objective is to advance the field of medical and healthcare by creating next-generation products that enhance quality of life and well-being, making a significant contribution to society. He is currently leading a team developing ‘wearable and connected sensors’ at RMIT University, focusing on materials, flexible and stretchable devices, wearables, optics, and photonics. CIA graduated with a Ph.D. in flexible electronics in June 2017. He secured a competitive Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Chilean government from 2018 to 2021. In 2021, he joined as a Research Fellow at RMIT University in Melbourne. CIA studies have led to 38 publications in referred international journals, 1 provisional patent, 1 Indian patent, 10 book chapters, and 7 books in progress as editor. He has presented at 19 national and international conferences. Several outcomes have been highlighted by scientific websites (such as Photonics Media, USA). CIA's research work has led to securing grants from Australian government research schemes, such as the Cooperative Research Centres Projects, the ARC Research Hub for Connected Sensors for Health, Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund, and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre's Commercialisation Fund.

Ahmad Elkhateb

Dr Ahmad Elkhateb is a Lecturer in Power Electronics at Queen's University Belfast.His research interests span several areas in Power Electronics, including microgrid, distributed energy generation, grid integration, and DC-to-DC converters for Electric Vehicles. Dr Elkhateb is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK, Senior Member of the IEEE, Full College Member of the EPSRC and Associate Editor for the IEEE Access, and the IET Power Electronics.

Marco Evangelisti

I am a senior staff scientist at the Institute of Nanoscience and Materials of Aragón, within the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), and I am affiliated to the Department of Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Zaragoza.

I hold a Laurea (Bachelor’s degree) from the University of Camerino (1996) and a joint PhD degree awarded by the Universities of Leiden and Zaragoza (2001). I worked at the University of Leiden (2001–2004) and the CNR Institute of Nanoscience in Modena (2004–2009), before joining the Institute of Nanoscience and Materials of Aragón as a "Ramón y Cajal" CSIC Fellow. I tenured as a CSIC scientist in 2010, becoming senior scientist in 2017.

I am an experimental physicist with a keen interest in caloric materials and in the development of advanced instrumentation.

Junkuo Gao

Dr. Junkuo Gao is professor at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, China. He obtained his PhD in Zhejiang University, China in 2010. Then, he worked at Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) as a postdoctor. In 2013, he joined the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University as Distinguished professor of Zhejiang Province, director of Institute of New Energy Fiber Materials. His research interest is metal-organic frameworks based nanomaterials for clean energy and green chemistry applications. He has published more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals such as J. Am. Chem. Soc., Small, Coord. Chem. Rev., J. Mater. Chem. A etc. with more than 8900 citations and a H-index of 49.

Alexey Kabalnov

Ph. D., Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 1985. Russian Academy of Sciences, 1986-1991. Senior Research Scientist, Hewlett Packard Company, 1998- current. Langmuir, Advisory Board Member, 2001- 2005. Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, Advisory Board Member, 2001- 2005.

Mingda Li

Mingda completed his B.S. in Engineering Physics from Tsinghua University in 2009, and his Ph.D. in Nuclear Science and Engineering from MIT in 2015. Before joining the department as a faculty, he carried out research as a postdoc associate at Mechanical Engineering Department of MIT. His research is to study the quantum and functional properties of materials using spectroscopic methods and many-body theory, particularly interplay with materials defects.

Shaolin Liao

Dr. Liao is a Professor (Research & Teaching) at the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA. He is also a R&D Staff at Argonne National Laboratory, a laboratory of Department of Energy of U.S.A. managed by UChicago Argonne LLC.

Before joining Argonne, Dr. Liao was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Physics, the City University of New York (CUNY, 2008-2010). Dr. Liao received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, in 2008 and his Bachelor Degree in Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2000. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Access and a Senior Member of IEEE. He is now joining PeerJ Computer Science journal as an Associate Editor in October 2020. Dr. Liao has 3 granted patents and 1 published patent by the time of October 2020.

Dr. Liao’s research interests span multidisciplinary areas of Applied Electromagnetics: 1) Millimeter/THz wave techniques and 5G/6G; 2) Artificial Intelligence (AI) for 5G/6G big data science; 3) Fiber Lasers & Photonics; and 4) Computational Electromagnetics (CEM).

At last, by October, 2020, Prof. Liao has published more than 80 papers in reputed journals and conference proceedings, including IEEE, SPIE, and Springer. To see Prof. Liao's most recent publication, please visit his Google Scholar profile:

Dilip K Maiti

Dilip K. Maiti was born September 09, 1970, in West Bengal, India. He received his BSc. in chemistry in 1991 and MSc. (organic chemistry major) in 1993, from the University of Calcutta, India. He achieved his Ph.D. on stereoselective synthesis, from Indian Institute of Chemical Biology in 1998. He carried out his postdoctoral research in the School of Medicine, Wayne State University, USA. In 2005, he joined as a Reader faculty at the University of Calcutta and became full Professor in 2011. His major research activity is focused on organic synthesis and fabrication of smart organic nanomaterials, sensors and devices.

Nicholas Marshall

BS, Chemistry/Mathematics, KSU, 2004. PhD, University of Georgia, 2010. (Locklin) NRC Postdoctoral Associate, NOAA, 2011-2013. Visiting Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry, Berea College, 2013-2015. Currently Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry, USC Aiken. Editor of RSC's ChemSpider Synthetic Pages. Our interdisciplinary research group develops new reactions and techniques for modifying materials, solving problems in energy, sensing, and consumer-facing products.

Artem Mishchenko

Artem Mishchenko is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Physics and Astronomy, the University of Manchester. His research interests are in the fields of condensed matter physics and nanotechnology, with the emphasis on quantum transport in van der Waals materials; in addition, he has strong expertise in electronics, nanoelectromechanical systems, and instrumentation development. The major contributions to these fields have been published in over 70 peer-referred papers, many in Science and Nature journals, leading to more than 12000 citations and h-index of 33. He is regularly invited to present his results on international conferences; he also leads the collaboration between Manchester and High Magnetic Field Facilities in Europe. He has initiated several new research directions, such as a tunnelling and capacitance spectroscopy of van der Waals heterostructures, and nanoelectromechanics in 2D materials; his works led to the development of many new functional devices, including nanoscale transistors and photovoltaic sensors. As a recognition of his achievements, he has received several prestigious awards including SNSF Fellowship, EPSRC Early Career Fellowship, and EMFL Prize 2018. He is also named in 2018 list of Highly Cited Researchers from Clarivate Analytics.

Antonio Pereira Gonçalves

Dr. António Pereira Gonçalves is a Coordinator Researcher of the Department of Engineering and Nuclear Sciences of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon University. He obtained his PhD in Chemistry in 1996 at IST, on intermetallic uranium compounds. His research interests are in the fields of Solid State Chemistry, Materials Science, Exploratory synthesis, Phase diagram studies, Crystal growth, Design of new materials, Nanostructured materials, Actinide and Rare Earth Intermetallics, Oxides, Pnictide and Chalcogenide compounds, Strongly Correlated Electronic Systems, Thermoelectric materials and Nuclear materials for peaceful applications. Currently, he is working on uranium compounds for fundamental and applied studies and on compounds and thermoelectric systems for waste heat recovery. Dr. António Pereira Gonçalves has authored or co-authored more than 250 publications in peer review journals, having more than 350 conference presentations (22 invited). Since 2017 he is the President of the Center for Nuclear Sciences and Technologies (C2TN), a Research Unit of IST.