Scientific Program

Keynote Speakers

 

Gerd Kaupp

University of Oldenburg, Germany

Title: The Physical Foundation of the Exponent 3/2 Instead of 2 on h for Conical/Pyramidal Indentation, and Unprecedented Applications

 
 

Shaker A. Mousa

The Pharmaceutical research Institute, ACPHS, USA

Title: Impact of Nanobiotechnology on the Future of Medicine (Nanomedicine): The Road toward Precision Medicine

 
 

Mukunda P Das

The Australian National University, Australia

Title: In the Realm of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Some Critical Appraisal

 
 

Der-Jang Liaw

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Title: Advanced Functional Polymeric Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Optoelectronic, Highly Selective Dispersion of SWCNTs and Solar Cell Applications

 
 

Kostya (Ken) Ostrikov

Queensland University of Technology, CSIRO, Australia

Title: New directions in Plasma Nanoscience: From plasma-nano-catalysis and sustainable nanotech to nano-plasmas

 
 

Debasish Kuila

North Carolina A & T State University, USA

Title: Development of Nanocatalysts for Fuels from Biomass using Microreactors and Tubular Reactors

 
 

Eui-Hyeok Yang

Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

Title: Controlled growth of graphene, carbon nanotubes and transition metal dichalcogenides

 
Nanomaterials
Synthesis of Nanomaterials and Nanoparticles
Recent trends in nanotechnology
Emerging areas of materials science

Session Introduction

 

Victor Starov

Loughborough University, UK

Title: Evaporation Kinetics of Sessile Droplets of Aqueous Suspensions of Inorganic Nanoparticles

 
 

Li Ping Lu

University of Exeter, United Kingdom

Title: Thick is Good

 
 

Debbabi Mongi

University of Monastir, Tunisia

Title: Nanocrystalline Hydroxyapatite-Phosphonate Composites

 
 

Heinz Hoffmann

University of Bayreuth, Germany

Title: Clay particles, their properties in aqueous solutions and their use in applications

 
 

Edward Yi Chang

National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Title: InAs HEMTs for High Frequency and High Speed Applications

 
 

Yoshihiro UOZU

Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd., Japan

Title: Multi-functionality of Moth-eye Film

 
 

Mike S Scurrell

University of South Africa, South Africa

Title: Beneficial Modification of Heterogeneous Catalysts Using Microwave Radiation or Cold Plasmas

 
 

Getahun Merga

Andrews University, USA

Title: Synthesis and characterization of aqueous only medium gold nanoparticles using hydrogen gas as a reducing agent

 
 

Neerish Revaprasadu

University of Zululand, South Africa

Title: Semiconductor Materials: Delivery, Assembly and Potential Applications

 
 

Rengaraj Selvaraj

Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

Title: Photocatalytic reduction of Chromium(VI) by In2S3 microspheres present in water and wastewater under visible light illumination

 
 

Devendraprakash Gautam

University College Cork, Ireland
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Title: ZnO Nanocomposites for Thermoelectrics

 
 

Lucian Baia

Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

Title: Morphology as an essential parameter in designing efficient photocatalysts

 
 

Kyoungphile Nam

Seoul National University, Korea

Title: Increased 3HV Concentration in the Bacterial Production of 3-Hydroxybutyrate (3HB) and 3-Hydroxyvalerate (3HV) Copolymer with Acid-digested Rice Straw Waste

 
 

Hendrik Heinz

University of Colorado-Boulder, USA

Title: Nanoscale and Multiscale Approaches to the Design of Building Materials

 
 

Matthew N. Martin

Khalifa University, UAE

Title: Protein Corona Breakdown in Reactive Metal Nanoparticle Systems

 
 

Junhui Hu

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

Title: Controlled Nano Trapping and Concentration by Ultrasound

 
 

Rakesh K Sindhu

Chitkara University, India

Title: Biosynthesis of ZnO Nanoparticles Using Alkaloidal Fraction of Murraya Koenigii Roots and Their Antimicrobial Potential

 
 

M.H. Fulekar

Central University of Gujarat, India

Title: Fly Ash: Ferro-Alumino- Silicates Separation and Characterization as Resource Minerals using Nano-based Approaches

 
 

Mohammad Abu Haija

The Petroleum Institute, UAE

Title: Catalytic removal of phenol from wastewater

 
 

Yingmei Niu

Capital Medical University, China

Title: Nanosilica and Polyacrylate/Nanosilica: A Comparative Study of Acute Toxicity

 
Carbon Nanomaterials
Graphene Technologies
Carbon based devices and Nanocomposites

Session Introduction

 

Sergey S. Bukalov

Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Title: Laser Raman Micro-Spectroscopy as an Effective Non-Destructive Method of Identification and Investigation of Various Carbon Modifications

 
 

Alan Windle

Cambridge University, UK

Title: Carbon Nanotube Assemblies and their Composites: Mechanical Properties

 
 

Ruey-an Doong

National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Title: Architectural design of porous carbon nanocomposites for energy storage applications

 
 

Syed Khalid

Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA

Title: Quick and Normal X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and its Application in Nanotechnology

 
 

Peter K Petrov

Imperial College London, UK

Title: Non-disruptive Oxygen Annealing of Graphene

 
 

Irena Kratochvilova

The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic

Title: Thin polycrystalline diamond films protecting Zirconium alloys surfaces: from technology to layer analysis and application in nuclear facilities

 
 

Momoji Kubo

Tohoku University, Japan

Title: Super-Low Friction Mechanism of Diamond-Like Carbon Thin Films: Tight-Binding Quantum Chemical Molecular Dynamics Simulations

 
 

Chen Hsu

Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Title: Hydrogen sensing of nano‐coronal grapheme/zinc oxide compound

 
 

Mohamed-Ramzi AMMAR

University of Orleans, France

Title: Probing the electronic disorder in the graphitization range of sp2 carbons using Raman scattering

 
 

Ranjith Rajasekharan Unnithan

The University of Melbourne, Australia

Title: Development of plasmonic colour filters for submicron pixels

 
 

Bacha Nacer Eddine

University of Blida 1, Algeria

Title: Heat Treatment effect on corrosion behaviour of nanocrystalline coatings

 
 

Shamsul Arafin

University of California, USA

Title: Recent Progress of Quasi van der Waals Epitaxial growth of GaAs on Silicon Using Graphene

 
 

Monica Craciun

University of Exeter, UK

Title: Graphene and its functionalization: developing a platform for flexible and transparent optoelectronics

 
 

Hassen M. Ouakad

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

Title: Dynamic Response of an Electrostatically Actuated Carbon Nanotube based NEMS Actuators