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Raul Arenal

Dr. Raul Arenal received his Ph.D. in Solid State Physics from U. Paris-Sud (France, 2005) and in 2013, he obtained his Habilitation (HDR) also at this University. In 2005, he joined Argonne National Laboratory (USA) as post doctoral fellow. In 2007, he became research scientist (Chargé de Recherches) at the CNRS (France). From Sept. 2010 to Dec. 2011, he was visiting scientist at the Lab. de Microscopias Avanzadas (LMA) at the Inst. de Nanociencia de Aragon (INA) of the U. Zaragoza (Spain). Since 2012, Dr. Arenal is on leave from the CNRS, and he is currently ARAID research scientist at the LMA-INA-U. Zaragoza. Since 2018, he is the Director of the TEM area of the LMA-INA. He has published > 160 papers, edited 1 book and published 6 chapters of a book. In 2017, Dr. Arenal has been elected member of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) and he has been elected at the board of the YAE. His broad area of research interest lies in electron microscopy focused on materials science and nanoscience: TEM (EELS, HR(S)TEM, electron diffraction, electron tomography). These studies are mainly focused on the growth mechanism, structural and physical properties of nanomaterials based on carbon, boron and nitrogen as well as other nano-structures (as metallic nano-objects for plasmonic/photonic interest). Among his scientific activities, Dr. Arenal is the chair of the HeteroNanoCarb conference series ( focused on graphene, NT and related 1D-2D nanomaterials.

Jiang Cui

Dr. Cui is currently a postdoctoral researcher at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His research is focused on the development of electrode materials for energy storage applications. He is also interested in applying first-principles calculations and in-situ TEM to study the thermodynamics and kinetics of battery materials.

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 College of Materials and Textiles 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 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals with more than 3500 citations with a H-index of 29.

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.

Fatih Sen

Dr. Fatih Sen obtained his Ph.D. degree (2011) in Inorganic Chemistry from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. Dr. Sen is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry (Faculty of Science and Art) at Kütahya Dumlupinar University, Kütahya, Turkey. He spent almost two years at Massachusetts Institute and Technology (MIT), USA, as a Post-doc in the research group of Prof. M.S. Strano (involving different nanomaterials and their applications, such as biosensors, biofuel cells, thermopower energy generation, carbon nanotubes, graphene, etc). Dr. Sen, as an author/co-author, has published more than 100 articles in various journals (having over 3,000 total citations).

Corrado Spinella

Corrado Spinella has been Head of the Italian Micro– Nanosystems Technological District, Director of the Institute of Microelectronics and Microsystems, and presently he is Head of the Physics of Matter Department of the National Research Council. His research activity is focused on materials science and technology for microelectronics applications. A common feature characterizing all his scientific work is the investigation of the fundamental properties of materials and the finalization of results to concrete technological advances, through collaborations with the Microelectronics Industry. He is co-author of 250 scientific papers (h-index 34).

Sreeprasad T Sreenivasan

Sreeprasad Sreenivasan is an Asst. Professor in the department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Texas at El Paso. After completing his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Kansas State University and Rice University. Before joining UTEP, Dr. Sreenivasan was a faculty member at Clemson University (Research Scientist) and University of Toledo (Research Asst. Professor). His research interest is in two-dimensional quantum materials. In addition to probing the fundamental properties, his lab also applies quantum structures with engineered properties for electronics, energy, sensing, and biomedical applications.

Shi-Cong Tao

Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital.

His current research interests include extracellular vesicles, micro- and nano-biomaterials, regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, osteosarcoma, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.

Special Issues (Guest Editor):
BioMed Research International, Lead Guest Editor, Special Issue on "A Novel Role for Extracellular Vesicles in Cytopathology and New Therapeutic Strategies",

Editorial Board Memberships:
Frontiers in Medicine, Review Editor for Translational Medicine, 2018 - now
PeerJ, Academic Editor, 2018 - now

Peer-Reviewer (Partial):
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Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research
Journal of Extracellular Vesicles
International Journal of Cancer
Journal of Visualized Experiments
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Advanced Science

International Society For Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV), Senior Member
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), International Member
Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI), Member
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), Member
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Member
International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT), Member
International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), Member

Katsunori Wakabayashi

K. Wakabayashi gained his Ph.D in 2000 from the University of Tsukuba in Japan. From 2000 to 2009 he was an Assistant Professor at Department of Quantum Matter in Hiroshima University, Japan. From 2009 to 2015, he is an Independent Scientist at World Premier Research Center Initiative for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Tsukuba, Japan. From 2015, he is a full professor at Department of Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy, School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan. Beside the above primary research position, he was a visiting scholar at Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH-Zurich, Switzerland from 2003 to 2005, also had a concurrent position as PRESTO researcher in Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). His main research interests are theoretical nanoscience and condensed matter theory especially focusing on the electronic transport and magnetism in nanoscale scale systems. Also, he is known due to the contributions to the theoretical works for nano-graphene and graphene nanoribbons. His total citation accumulates about 7000.