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NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018 Invited Speakers (tentative list)

Plenary Speakers


Prof. Thomas Anthopoulos, Physical Science and E​ngineering Division, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Plastic nanoelectronics for the internet of things (IoT)

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Thomas D. Anthopoulos is a Professor of Material Science and Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia, where he has been since January 2017. He received his B.Eng. and D.Phil. degrees from Staffordshire University in UK. He then spent two years at the University of St. Andrews (UK) where he worked on new materials for application in organic light-emitting diodes before join Philips Research Laboratories in The Netherlands to focus on organic transistors and printed microelectronics. From 2006 to 2017 he held faculty positions at Imperial College London (UK), first as an EPSRC Advanced Fellow and later as a Reader and Professor of Experimental Physics. His research interests are diverse and cover the development and application of novel processing paradigms and the physics, chemistry & application of functional materials.
stevens Prof. Molly Stevens, Imperial College London, UK
Bio-responsive Hybrid Materials for Regenerative Medicine and Biosensing

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Molly M. Stevens is currently Professor of Biomedical Materials and Regenerative Medicine & Research Director for Biomedical Material Sciences in the Department of Materials, Department of Bioengineering and the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London. She received her PhD from The University of Nottingham in 2000, working within the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She conducted her postdoctoral research within the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT in the labs of Prof Robert Langer, where she co-developed innovative techniques for the regenerative of bone and other tissues. She joined Imperial College in 2004 and was promoted as Professor in 2008. Research in the Stevens Programme focusses on designing and developing innovative bio-inspired materials for applications in regenerative medicine, tissue engineering and biosensing. Molly Stevens' research has been recognised by over 20 major awards, such as the 2016 Clemson Award for Basic Research from the Society for Biomaterials, the EU40 Prize for best material scientist under the age of 40, a listing in The Times as one of the top 10 scientists under 40 and the European Life Sciences 2014 Research Group of the Year Award, amongst many others. She was recently elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Academy for Engineering and delivered the Clifford Paterson Lecture for the Royal Society in 2012. She has previously served on the Board of Reviewing Editor for Science and is Associate Editor of ACS Nano.
tomar Dr. Ashutosh Tomar, Jaguar Land Rover, UK
Nanotechnology, 3D Printing and Organic Electronics in Automotive applications

Keynote Speakers

busnaina Prof. Ahmed Busnaina, Northeastern University, USA
damnjanovic Prof. Milan Damnjanovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Double line groups: structure and irreducible representations
giannelis Prof. Emmanuel Giannelis, Cornell University, USA
3D Printing of responsive hydrogels and ionogels for biomedical applications
goyal Prof. Amit Goyal, University at Buffalo, USA
High-performance, heteroepitaxial, nanolaminate device layers on single-crystal-like, artificial substrates and controlled self-assembly of nanostructures within device layers for wide-ranging electrical and electronic applications
kallitsis Prof. Joannis Kallitsis, University of Patras, Greece
laskarakis Dr. Argiris Laskarakis, Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, AUTh, Greece
lidzey Prof. David Lidzey, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Sheffield, UK
Spray-processing and stability of perovskite PV devices
li pira Dr. Nello Li Pira, C.R.F. S.C.p.A, Italy
list kratochvil Prof. Emil J.W. List-Kratochvil, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU Berlin), Germany
Printed Hybrid Electronic, Optoelectronic and Photovoltaic Devices
malliaras Prof. George Malliaras, University of Cambridge, UK
Implantable devices for drug delivery in the brain
missirlis Prof. Yannis Missirlis, University of Patras, Greece
t mueller Prof. Thomas Mueller, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
2D semiconductor optics and (opto-)electronics
palmer Prof. Richard Palmer, Swansea University, UK
Massive Scale-Up of Cluster Beam Deposition (CBD) for the Production of Novel Functional Nanomaterials
podzorov Prof. Vitaly Podzorov, Rutgers University, USA
rabe Prof. Jurgen Rabe, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, Germany
Water and organic molecules controlling opto-electronic properties of 2D materials
silva Prof. Ravi Silva, University of Surrey, UK

Invited Speakers

adawi Dr. Ali Adawi, University of Hull, UK
Plasmonic nano-gaps for light emission and Raman scattering enhancements
almpanis Dr. Evangelos Almpanis, N.C.S.R. "DEMOKRITOS", Greece
Metasurfaces and the control of light at the nanoscale
arenal Dr. Raul Arenal, University of Zaragoza, Spain
asaoka Dr. Hidehito Asaoka, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan
Control of nanostructures on silicon surfaces
ayela Dr. Cedric Ayela, CNRS, IMS Laboratory, France
Organic MEMS designed by and for organic electronics
bagnis Dr. Diego Bagnis, CSEM Brasil, Brazil
barone Dr. Damiano G. Barone, University of Cambridge, UK
Targeting the molecular mechanism of foreign body reaction (FBR) to peripheral neural interface.
baumann Dr. Peter Baumann, Apeva, Germany
biscarini Prof. Fabio Biscarini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
boeffel Dr. Christine Boeffel, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP, Germany
Inkjet printing of OLEDs – from large area to high resolution
bonaccorso Dr. Francesco Bonaccorso, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Graphene Labs, Italy
bonnassieux Prof. Yvan Bonnassieux, LPCIM, Ecole Polytechnique CNRS, Paris, France
noimage Dr. Jean-Sebastien Bouillard, University of Hull, UK
Plasmonic nano-gaps for light-matter interactions
boukos Dr. Nikos Boukos, N.C.S.R. "DEMOKRITOS", Greece
Growth, characterization and properties of ZnO nanostructures
brabazon Prof. Dermot Brabazon, Dublin City University, Ireland
Laser direct writing and colloidal ink jetting for conductive track fabrication on organic substrates
claypole Prof. Tim Claypole, Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating, Swansea University, UK
Volume Plasma functionalisation of GNP and its applications in printed electronics
constantoudis Dr. Vassilios Constantoudis, NCSR Demokritos and Nanometrisis p.c., Greece
Artificial Intelligence in Nanoelectronics and Nanotechnology
zheng cui Prof. Zheng Cui, Printable Electronics Research Center, Suzhou Institute of Nanotech, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Printing approach to making flexible wearable stretchable electronics
decuzzi Prof. Paolo Decuzzi, Italian Institute of Technology in Genova, Italy
deligeorgis Dr. George Deligeorgis, FORTH IESL, Greece
fahlteich Dr. John Fahlteich, Fraunhofer FEP, Germany
Quality Factors in Permeation Barrier Coatings on Flexible Polymer Webs
fairfield Dr. Jessamyn Fairfield, University of Galway, Ireland
Memristive Phenomena in Colloidal Nanoelectronic Devices
feitshans Dr. Ilise Feitshans, European Scientific Institute, France & Executive Director The Work Health & Survival Project, EU/USA
fokwa Prof. Boniface Fokwa, University of California Riverside, USA
Nanoborides as Electrocatalysts
fraboni Prof. Beatrice Fraboni, University of Bologna, Italy
Flexible, large-area ionizing radiation detectors based on organic semiconductors
geoghegan Prof. Mark Geoghegan, The University of Sheffield, UK
Adhesion and tribology of polyelectrolyte brushes
gkoupidenis Dr. Paschalis Gkoupidenis, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany
Organic Neuromorphic Devices
glynos Dr. Emmanouil Glynos, IESL, FORTH, Greece
gomes Dr. João Gomes, CENTI, Portugal
goula Prof. Maria Goula, Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia, Greece
Hydrogen Production via Steam reforming of Glycerol over Rh-Al2O3 catalysts modified with CeO2, MgO or La2O3
goykhman Prof. Ilya Goykhman, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
grabowska Prof. Katarzyna Grabowska, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Energy havesting by Textiles
grooten Mr. Marcel Grooten, DoMicro BV, The Netherlands
Hybrid electronics integration by inkjet technology
hau he Prof. Jr-Hau He, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
hepp Mr. Edgar Hepp, Cytosurge AG, Switzerland
Additive manufacturing of micrometer-sized 3D metal objects by FluidFM® femtoliter liquid dispensing
hesse Dr. Jan Hesse, Joanneum Research - Materials Inst., Austria
Roll-to-Roll pilot line for large-scale manufacturing of microfluidic devices
hinkov Dr. Borislav Hinkov, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
noimage Dr. Berangere Hyot, CEA, France
italiano Dr. Cristina Italiano, Institute for Advanced Energy Technologies "Nicola Giordano" ITAE, CNR, Italy
Ceramic-foam-structured Rh/CeO2 catalysts: In-situ combustion deposition and biogas reforming performance
jurchescu Prof. Oana D. Jurchescu, Dept. of Physics, Wake Forest University, USA
Defect control in laser printed and solution processed organic field effect transistors
kanaev Prof. Andrei Kanaev, French National Centre for Scientific Research, France
Elaboration of bulk solids with single nanoparticles response
kapon Prof. Elyahou Kapon, EPFL, Switzerland
Integrated Quantum Photonics: Exploring quantum and photonic confinements at the nano-scale
kemp Dr. Neil Kemp, University of Hull, UK
Memristors with optically tunable STDP synaptic plasticity: a route to hierarchical control in artificial intelligent systems
kepenekian Dr. Mikaël Kepenekian, CNRS - Université de Rennes 1, France
kholkin Prof. Andrei Kholkin, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Nanoscale piezoelectric materials and their applications
khranovskyy Dr. Volodymyr Khranovskyy, Linkoeping University, Sweden
kiparissides Prof. Costas Kiparissides, Dept. Of Chemical Engineering, AUTH & CPERI, CERTH, Greece
A Process System Approach to Nose-to-Brain Delivery of Biopharmaceutics
konstantatos Prof. Gerasimos Konstantatos, ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
kousoulas Prof. Gus Kousoulas, Louisiana State University, USA
koutsos Prof. Vasileios Koutsos, The University of Edinburgh, UK
2D WSe2: Mechanical Properties and Processing with Vapour XeF2
kuhlmann Dr. Carlos Kuhlmann, Saxion, The Netherlands
Applied Research Towards the Integration of Flexible (Organic) Electronics into Textiles
lacharmoise Dr. Paul Lacharmoise, Eurecat, Spain
letourneur didier Prof. Didier Letourneur, INSERM, France
Nanomedicine for Imaging and Treatment of Atherothrombosis – The EU-funded Project “NanoAthero”
lianos Prof. Panagiotis Lianos, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece
Innovative approaches for the construction of perovskite solar cells
lidorikis Prof. Eleftherios Lidorikis, Dept. of Materials Science & Eng., University of Ioannina, Greece
luszczynska Dr. Beata Luszczynska, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Organic photodetectors – influence of space charge limited current and unbalanced mobilities on device parameters
makov Prof. Guy Makov, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Properties of a novel nanometric cubic phase in monochalcogenide semiconductors
noimage Dr. Audrey Martinent-Beaumont, CEA Liten, France
mclachlan Dr. Martyn McLachlan, Dept. of Materials, Imperial College London, UK
mikhailov Dr. Sergey Mikhailov, University of Augsburg, Germany
Nonlinear Electrodynamics of Graphene
milosevic Prof. Ivanka Milosevic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Raman and infrared active rigid-layer modes and topological boundary phonons in multi-layered materials
mitsiadis Prof. Thimios Mitsiadis, University of Zurich, Switzerland
morse Dr. Graham Morse, Merck Chemical Ltd, UK
Non-fullerene Acceptors for Organic Photovoltaics
moya Dr. Sergio Moya, CIC biomaGUNE, Spain
Supramolecular polyelectrolyte assemblies for drug delivery
mueller Prof. Christian Müller, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chalmers University, Sweden
Energy Harvesting with Thermoelectric and Piezoelectric Textiles
mulla Dr. Yusuf Mulla, Linkoping University, Sweden
neukom Mr. Martin Neukom,Fluxim, Switzerland
Opto-electronic characterization of third-generation solar cells
nikoloussi Prof. Elpida-Niki Emmanouil-Nikoloussi, European University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Particulate Matters-PM, Endocrine Disruptors and fetal disease susceptibility in polluted contaminated areas
oconnor Prof. Rod O' Connor, Dept. of Bioelectronics, EMSE, France
oikonomopoulos Dr. Solon Oikonomopoulos, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Deviating from Metal-Complexated Dyes in DSSCs
orsini Prof. Giovanna Orsini, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Dental tissues remodelling during healing and potential therapeutic strategies using pharmacological and stem cell tools
papavlu Dr. Alexandra Palla Papavlu, National Institute for Laser, Plasma & Radiation Physics (INFLPR), Romania
Laser writing of nanomaterials for wearable sensors
payne Dr. David Payne, Dept. of Materials, Imperial College London, UK
perlo Dr. Pietro Perlo, Interactive Fully Electrical Vehicles, I-FEVS, Italy
petrovykh Dr. Dmitri Petrovykh, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal
Quantitative characterization of nanoparticles interacting with bacterial cells
pinilla garcia Dr. Gloria Pinilla Garcia, REGEMAT 3D, Spain
popovic Prof. Zoran Popovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Magnetic properties of iron-doped CeO2-y nanocrystals
porfyrakis Prof. Kyriakos Porfyrakis, University of Oxford, UK
prassas Dr. Michel Prassas, Corning European Technology Center, France
Flexible Glass Applications & Process Scaling
pugin Dr. Raphaël Pugin, CSEM, France
noimage Prof. Claus Rebholz, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
rissanou Dr. Anastasia Rissanou, FORTH IESL, Greece
Nanographene Sheets as Fillers in Polymer Matrices: A Molecular Dynamics Study
rollo Dr. Serena Rollo, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), Luxembourg
Towards anisotropically etched silicon-based rectangular and triangular nano-FETs
rutz Dr. Alexandra Rutz, University of Cambridge, UK
savvidis Prof. Pavlos Savvidis, University of Crete, Greece
scharber Prof. Markus Scharber, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Non-fullerene acceptor – a new material class for highly efficient organic solar cells?
schmid Prof. Helmut Schmid, Fraunhofer-Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT), Germany
Applications of Selected Nanoparticles in Medicine and Their Extensions Through Targeted Delivery and Controlled Drug Release
seanez gonzalez Dr. Ismael Seanez Gonzalez, EPFL, Switzerland
sendemir urkmez Prof. Aylin Sendemir-Urkmez, Ege University, Turkey
szczytko Prof. Jacek Szczytko, University of Warsaw, Poland
teshima Prof. Katsuya Teshima, Shinshu University, Japan
Nanocrystal Innovation for Next-Generation Energy Materials ~ Novel Approaches to All-Solid-State LIBs and Solar Hydrogen Production ~
tsetseris Prof. Leonidas Tsetseris, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
vandeburgt Dr. Yoeri van de Burgt, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Organic Electronic for Neuromorphic Computing
vizirianakis Prof. Ioannis Vizirianakis, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, AUTH, Greece
Implementing clinical trials and harnessing omics knowledge to improve the precision in personalized medicine therapeutics decisions
volonakis Dr. George Volonakis, University of Oxford, UK
vrana Dr. Nihal Engin Vrana, Protip Medical, France
3D Printed Personalized Otorhinolaryngology Implants and Bioprinting for Immunomodulation
vukovic Prof. Tatjana Vukovic, Department of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Spin splitting in quasi-one dimensional systems: symmetry based restrains
yue wang Prof. Yue Wang, University of California, Merced, USA
3D Printing of Biomimetic Conjugated Polymers for Wearable Electronics
woerdenweber Prof. Roger Woerdenweber, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Controlled Engineering of Bioelectronics Interfaces Using Mixed Organic Monolayers
tao wu Prof. Tao Wu, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
yerushalmi Prof. Roie Yerushalmi, Institute of Chemistry,The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Self-Formed Nanogap Junctions for Electronic Detection and characterization of Molecules and Quantum Dots
lianxi zheng Prof. Lianxi Zheng, Khalifa University, UAE
Advanced Carbon Nanomaterials for Flexible Electronics


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