3-10 July 2021


5-9 July 2021


24 May 2021


26 April 2021

NANOTEXNOLOGY 2021 Invited Speakers (tentative list)

Plenary Speakers

nello li pira

Dr. Nello Li Pira
Global Materials R&I and Roadmaps Manager, Fiat Research Centre, Italy

Evolution of materials in future vehicles: a new paradigm for the automotive components


Prof. Eugenia Kumacheva
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Canada

From molecules to nanocolloids to suprananocolloids


Prof. Thomas Webster
Northwestern University, USA

2nd Generation Nanomedicine: Moving Beyond Nanoparticles and into 4D Nano Printing, Implantable Nano Sensors, and Nanodevices


Keynote Speakers


Prof. Thomas Anthopoulos, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), KAUST Solar Centre, Saudi Arabia
Molecular doping in state-of-the-art organic (opto)electronics


Prof. Milan Damnjanovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Novel results on band topology of low-dimensional crystals


Prof. Feng Gao, Linkoping University, Sweden
Minimizing voltage losses in organic solar cells with low energy offset


Prof. Georges Hadziioannou, University of Bordeaux, France


Prof. Katsumi Kaneko, Shinshu University, Japan


Prof. Efthimios Kaxiras, Harvard University, USA


Mr. Thomas Kolbusch, Vice President, COATEMA Coating Machinery GmbH, Germany
The pathway to a printed electronic Industry – Digital production – Artificial Intelligence for process performance improvement and sustainability in the production processes


Prof. Elisa Konofagou, Columbia University, USA


Dr. Frederik Christian Krebs, infinityPV, Denmark
LBIC: possibly the most powerful imaging tool for solar cells


Prof. George Malliaras, University of Cambridge, UK
Electronics on the Brain


Prof. Thuc-Quyen Nguyen, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Recent Development of Organic Solar Cells and Photodetectors


Dr. Ling Peng, CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, France
Self-assembling dendrimer nanosystems for biomedical applications


Prof. Kostas Sarakinos, Linkoping University, Sweden
Multiscale materials design via selective surfactant deployment


Prof. Prasad Shastri, University of Freiburg, Germany


Prof. Ravi Silva, University of Surrey, UK


Prof. Nir Tessler, Technion University, Israel
Device Synthesis - and engineering approach to material driven field


Prof. Seppo Vainio, University of Oulu, Finland


Prof. Koen Vandewal, Hasselt University, Belgium
Performance limiting factors of organic solar cells and photodetectors


Prof. Yeong Wai Yee, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
3D Printing for the Future of Healthcare : Applications via multi-materials, bio and electronics printing

Invited Speakers

andreopoulou Dr. Katerina Andreopoulou, Univerisity of Patras, Greece
High Molecular Weight Printable Aromatic Polyethers for OLEDs
angelakeris Prof. Mavroeidis Angelakeris, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Nanomagnetism: A powerful tool in modern applications
arenal Dr. Raul Arenal, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Time to GO: Detailed Local Analyses of Graphene Oxide under in-situ TEM Treatments
arvanitidis Prof. Ioannis Arvanitidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Chemical tuning and pressure induced valence transitions of lanthanide ions in rare-earth fullerides
asiminas Dr. Antonios Asiminas, University of Edinburgh, UK
Modelling neurodevelopmental disorders in rats: a top-down approach
biscarini Prof. Fabio Biscarini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
boulanger Dr. Pascal Boulanger, NAWATechnologies, France
Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes based fast electrode for electricity storage From promises to industrial applications
burgt Prof. Yoeri van de Burgt, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Organic neuromorphic electronics and biohybrid systems
campoy-quiles Dr. Mariano Campoy-Quiles, ICMAB-CSIC, Spain
Predicting the optimum blend composition in organic solar cells by combining high throughput screening methods and machine learning algorithms
cappelluti Prof. Federica Cappelluti, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Modeling of thin-film III-V solar cells including nanostructures and photon management
capria Dr. Ennio Capria, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESFR), France
chatzinikolaidou Prof. Maria Chatzinikolaidou, IESL-FORTH and University of Crete, Greece
choli Prof. Theodora Choli-Papadopoulou, Chemistry Dept. AUTh, Greece
colombo Prof. Miriam Colombo, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Therapeutic applications of cutting-edge biofunctionalized nanoparticles
connolly Dr. James Patrick Connolly, GeePs-CentraleSupelec, France
Fabricating a new device: the selective band offset barrier tandem
deligeorgis Dr. George Deligeorgis, FORTH IESL, Greece
delivopoulos Dr. Evangelos Delivopoulos, University of Reading, UK
Engineering spinal cord organoids with neural co-cultures in alginate fibers
demadrille Dr. Renaud Demadrille, CEA, France
Organic dyes for semi-transparent and photochromic solar cells
dimitrakopulos Prof. George Dimitrakopulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Microscopy of strain-composition coupling at the atomic monolayer scale: The case of InN/GaN digital alloys
donahue Dr. Mary Donahue, Linköping University, Sweden
dowling Prof. Denis Dowling, University College Dublin, Ireland
Enhanced the mechanical performance of 3D printed continuous fibre reinforced composites
feitshans Dr. Ilise Feitshans, European Scientific Institute, France & Executive Director The Work Health & Survival Project, EU/USA
gity Dr. Farzan Gity, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
Impact of Point Defects on the Electronic Properties of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides (TMDs)
glynos Dr. Emmanouil Glynos, FORTH IESL, Greece
goupidenis Dr. Paschalis Goupidenis, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany
Organic neuromorphic electronics: bio-inspired functions and local training in robotics
grancini Prof. Giulia Grancini, University of Pavia, Italy
Interface Engineering through 2D Perovskite Cation Modification: a route towards efficient and stable perovskite solar cells
graziani Dr. Gabriela Graziani, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Italy
Antimicrobial and bioactive silver-based nanocoatings
harmandaris Prof. Vangelis Harmandaris, The Cyprus Institute, Cyprus
Computational modeling of polymer-based nanostructured materials: A synergy between simulations and data-driven algorithms
heeney Prof. Martin Heeney, Imperial College London, UK
Conjugated Polymers Containing Heavy Main Group Elements
hoppe Prof. Harald Hoppe, University of Jena, Germany
Potential of Pulsed-Phase Thermography for Offline and Inline Defect Detection in Organic Solar Cells
jenatsch Dr. Sandra Jenatsch, Fluxim AG, Switzerland
Material parameter extraction by traditional and machine learning based fitting approaches for the optimization of organic semiconductor devices
jurchescu Prof. Oana Jurchescu, Wake Forest University, USA
Tissue‐Equivalent, Conformal Medical Radiation Dosimeters Based on Organic Transistors
kalfagiannis Dr. Nikolaos Kalfagiannis, Nottingham Trent University, UK
kaltzoglou Dr. Andreas Kaltzoglou, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece
Incorporation of Peltier coolers on perovskite solar cells
karagkiozaki Dr. Varvara Karagkiozaki, Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, AUTh, Greece
kavka Dr. Carlos Kavka, ESTECO SpA, Italy
Integration of material modelling with business decision support systems
kenanakis Dr. George Kenanakis, FORTH IESL, Greece
3D printed nanocomposite materials and (meta)materials for energy applications
khmaladze Prof. Alexander Khmaladze, University at Albany - State University of New York, USA
A novel method to monitor drug-induced changes in the brain: combined Raman spectroscopy and phase imaging
kim Prof. Chang-Hyun Kim, Gachon University, Korea
Prospects of Organic Multi-Valued Logic Systems
kioseoglou Prof. Joseph Kioseoglou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Disentangling and Tailoring the Properties of Nanoparticles by Large Scale Computation
koblischka Dr. Michael Koblischka, Saarland University, Germany
komninou Prof. Philomela Komninou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
koutsos Prof. Vasileios Koutsos, University of Edinburgh, UK
Polymer adhesion and friction: nanoscale mechanisms
legant Mr. Alexander Legant, Nanoscribe GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
Two-Photon Grayscale Lithography
lidorikis Prof. Elefterios Lidorikis, University of Ioannina, Greece
losurdo Dr. Maria Losurdo, CNR-NANOTEC, Italy
Low-dimensional Phase-Change Chalcogenides Materials as a Novel Opportunity in Reconfigurable Photonics
ludwigs Prof. Sabine Ludwigs, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Bioinspired Multi-Responsive Polymer Films and Actuators
lupo Prof. Donald Lupo, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Printed Energy Harvesting and Storage for a Sustainable Internet of Things
mclachlan Prof. Martyn McLachlan, Imperial College London, UK
michels Dr. Jasper Michels, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany
Predictive Modelling of Structure Formation in Semiconductor Films Produced by Meniscus-guided Coating
milosevic Prof. Ivanka Milosevic, Department of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia
minev Prof. Ivan Minev, University of Sheffield, UK
Prototyping of Bespoke Bioelectronic Interfaces that are Soft and Multi-modal
missirlis Prof. Yannis Missirlis, Lab of Biomechanics & Biomedical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece
Spatiotemporal aspects of intra and inter cellular communication
nasrabadi Prof. Mehdi Rahimi-Nasrabadi, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Iran | Institute of Electronics and Sensor Materials, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
Smart blocking agent strategy in label free immunosensor: A case study on HER2
palasantzas Prof. George Palasantzas, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Casimir forces from complex materials with effects on dynamical actuation of MEMS/NEMS
papadantonakis Prof. George Papadantonakis, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Electron and radical cation of sulfur-substituted thymine derivatives produced near photoionization threshold can alter and distort double-helix DNA structure
patsalas Prof. Panos Patsalas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pavlopoulou Dr. Eleni Pavlopoulou, FORTH IESL, Greece
petti Prof. Luisa Petti, University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Cost-effective and high throughput processing of flexible electronics: from materials to systems and applications
pinto Prof. Fabrizio Pinto, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Dispersion force modulation by irradiation in semiconductors: The long road from early quantum vacuum microphones to thermodynamical nano-engines in future spacecraft
porfyrakis Prof. Kyriakos Porfyrakis, University of Greenwich, UK
prassas Dr. Michel Prassas, Director External Relations-Europe, Corning European Technology Center, France
Flexible inorganic substrates for electronic device integration
proctor Dr. Christopher Proctor, University of Cambridge, UK
Shape-actuated electronics for neural interfaces
prosperi Prof. Davide Prosperi, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
H-Ferritin: A Theranostic Drug Delivery Nanosystem for Advanced Therapy and Imaging of Solid Tumors
puzyn Prof. Tomasz Puzyn, QSAR Lab Ltd., Poland
Nanoinformatics for sustainable-by-design advanced materials
quarti Dr. Claudio Quarti, University of Mons, Belgium
raissi Dr. Mahfoudh Raissi, KELENN Technology, France
New Digital printing of efficient dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs)
ramon Prof. Eloi Ramon, Institute of Microelectronics of Barcelona IMB-CNM (CSIC), Spain
regoutz Dr. Anna Regoutz, University College London, UK
roehm Dr. Holger Roehm, Karlsruhe Institute Technology, Germany
Implications of Ferroelectricity in Perovskite Solar Cells
selzer Dr. Michael Selzer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
sendemir Prof. Aylin Sendemir, Ege University, Turkey
shafiee Prof. Hadi Shafiee, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Mobile health virus detection using nanoparticles, smartphones, and machine learning
simao Dr. Claudia Delgado Simao, Eurecat, Spain
spirk Prof. Stefan Spirk, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Cellulose thin film technology - challenges, opportunities and future prospects
stelzer Prof. Franz Stelzer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Production of ZrO2-hard ceramics via 3D-printing
stingelin Prof. Natalie Stingelin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Lessons learnt with donor:acceptor photovoltaic blends applied to doped polymer systems
tsetseris Prof. Leonidas Tsetseris, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Computational modelling of the synthesis, processing and properties of two-dimensional materials
verdi Dr. Carla Verdi, University of Vienna, Austria
Accurate prediction of thermodynamic properties of materials from machine-learned force fields: thermal transport and phase transitions
vigolo Dr. Brigitte Vigolo, Institut Jean Lamour, CNRS, University of Lorraine, France
Chemically modified carbon nanomaterials for sustainable technologies
vitale Prof. Flavia Vitale, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Multiscale bioelectronics with nanostructured carbide MXenes
vizirianakis Prof. Ioannis S. Vizirianakis, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, AUTH, Greece | Department of Life and Health Sciences, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Achieving the practical clinical utility on the roadmaps of precision medicine to tackle heterogeneity of multifactorial diseases within the healthcare system
volonakis Dr. George Volonakis, University of Rennes 1, France
vyrsokinos Prof. Konstantinos Vyrsokinos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
SiN based Photonic Integrated Circuits for Datacom applications and Optical Phased Arrays
zdetsis Prof. Aristides Zdetsis, University of Patras, Greece
Topological edge/end states in atomically precise graphene nanoribbons: their known and unknown properties and origin
zergioti Prof. Ioanna Zergioti, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Laser precise printing for biomedical applications


More Invited Speakers will be announced soon. You can check out the NANOTEXNOLOGY 2020 Speakers here.


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